Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science

Davin, Edouard, Dr.

Edouard Davin

ETH Zürich
Dr. Edouard Davin
Institut f. Atmosphäre und Klima
CHN N 12.3
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 632 80 77

Research Interests


In reviewed journals

Lejeune, Q., E.L. Davin, B. Guillod and S.I. Seneviratne, Influence of deforestation on the future of the Amazonian climate and water cycle, Clim. Dyn., submitted.

Lorenz, R., E.L. Davin, D.M. Lawrence, R. Stöckli and S.I. Seneviratne (2013), How important is vegetation phenology for European climate and heatwaves?, J. Clim., 26, 24, 10077–10100, doi:

Guillod, B., E.L. Davin, C. Kündig, G. Smiatek and S.I. Seneviratne (2013), Impact of soil map speci fications for European climate simulations, Clim. Dyn., 40, 1-2, doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1395-z.

Lorenz, R., E.L. Davin and S.I. Seneviratne (2012), Modeling land-climate coupling in Europe: Impact of land surface representation on climate variability and extremes, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D20109, doi:10.1029/2012JD017755.

Davin, E.L. and S.I. Seneviratne (2012), Role of land surface processes and diffuse/direct radiation partitioning in simulating the European climate, Biogeosciences, 9, 1695-1707, doi:10.5194/bg-9-1695-2012.

Oliveira, P.J.C., E.L. Davin, S. Levis and S.I. Seneviratne (2011), Vegetation-mediated impacts of trends in global radiation on land hydrology: A global sensitivity study, Glob. Change Biol., 17, 11, 3453–3467, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02506.x.

Davin, E. L., R. Stoeckli, E. B. Jaeger, S. Levis and S.I. Seneviratne (2011), COSMO-CLM2: A new version of the COSMO-CLM model coupled to the Community Land Model, Clim. Dyn., 37, 9, 1889-1907, doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1019-z.

Seneviratne, S.I., T. Corti, E. L. Davin, M. Hirschi, E. B. Jaeger, I. Lehner, B. Orlowsky and A.J. Teuling (2010), Investigating soil moisture-climate interactions in a changing climate: A review, Earth-Sci. Rev., 99, 125–161, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2010.02.004.

Davin, E. L. and N. de Noblet-Ducoudré (2010), Climatic impact of global-scale deforestation: radiative versus non-radiative processes, J. Clim., 23, 97–112, DOI: 10.1175/2009JCLI3102.1.

Pitman, A.J., N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, F.T. Cruz, E. L. Davin, G.B. Bonan, V. Brovkin, M. Claussen, C. Delire, V. Gayler, B.J.J.M. van den Hurk, P.J. Lawrence, M.K. van der Molen, C. Müller, C.H. Reick, S.I. Seneviratne, B. J. Strengers and A. Voldoire (2009), Uncertainties in climate responses to past land cover change: first results from the LUCID intercomparison study, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L14814, doi:10.1029/2009GL039076.

Davin, E. L., N. de Noblet-Ducoudré and P. Friedlingstein (2007), Impact of land cover change on surface climate: Relevance of the radiative forcing concept, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L13702, doi:10.1029/2007GL029678.


Le climat à découvert, coordinated by C. Jeandel and R. Mosseri (2011), CNRS Editions, ISBN : 978-2-271-07198-9.

Davin, E. L. and N. de Noblet-Ducoudré (2010), Biogeophysical processes behind the climatic influence of deforestation, iLEAPS Newsletter, Issue No. 10, 6-8.

Davin, E. L. (2008), Étude de l'effet biophysique du changement d'occupation des sols sur le système climatique, PhD Thesis, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, France.

Davin, E. L. (2006), An attempt to quantify the impact of anthropogenic land cover change on climate since pre-industrial times, iLEAPS Newsletter, Issue No. 2, 14-15.


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