Allen, R. J., A. Evan, B. Booth (2015) Aerosol Forcing of Tropical Precipitation Shifts During the Late 20th Century. Submitted.

Bhattacharya, A., S. Mukhopadhyay, E. Williams & A. Evan (2015) Three centuries of Sahel drought recorded by a dust in a Red Sea coral. Submitted.

Evan, A. T., S. Fiedler, C. Zhao, L. Menut, K. Schepanski, O. Doherty & C. Flamant (2015) Derivation of an Observation-Based Map of North African Dust Emission. Aeolian Res.,  153-162. doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2015.01.001. Online at sciencedirect.com

Evan, A. T., C. Flamant, C. Lavaysse, C. Kocha & A. Saci (2015) Water vapour over the Sahara Desert and drought in the Sahel. J. Climate, 28, 108–123. Online at ametsoc.org

Norris, J. R. & A. T. Evan (2015) Empirical Removal of Artifacts from the ISCCP and PATMOS-x Satellite Cloud Records, JAOT, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00058.1. Online at ametsoc.org

Wang, W., A. T. Evan & P. Ginoux (2015) Retrieved vertical distributions of Saharan dust and comparisons with models over the northern tropical Atlantic. JAMC, in revision.


Doherty, O. & A. T. Evan (2014) Identification of a New Dust-Stratocumulus Indirect Effect over the Tropical North Atlantic. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 6935–6942, doi:10.1002/2014GL060897. Online at wiley.com

Evan, A. T., C. Flamant, S. Fiedler & O. Doherty (2014) An analysis of aeolian dust in climate models. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL060545. Online at wiley.com


Christensen, J.H., et al. 2013: Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. Online at cimatechange2013.org

Das, R., A. T. Evan and D. Lawrence (2013) Contributions of long-distance dust transport to atmospheric P inputs in the Yucatan Peninsula, Global Biogeo. Cycles, 27, 167–175. Online at agu.org

Evan, A. T., R. J. Allen, Vimont, D. J. and R. Bennartz (2013) The Modification of Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Linear Damping Time Scales by Stratocumulus Clouds. J. Climate, 26, 3619–3630. Online at ametsoc.org

Foltz, G. R., A. T. Evan, P. Freitag, S. Brown and M. J. McPhaden (2013) Dust accumulation biases in PIRATA shortwave radiation records*. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 1414–1432. Online at ametsoc.org


Evan, A. T. (2012) Climate Change: Aerosols and Atlantic aberrations, Nature, 484, 170-171. Online at nature.com

Evan, A. T. (2012) Atlantic hurricane activity following two major volcanic eruptions, J. Geophys. Res., 117, doi:10.1029/2011JD016716. Online at agu.org

Evan, A. T., G. R. Foltz and D. Zhang (2012) Physical Response of the Tropical–Subtropical North Atlantic Ocean to Decadal–Multidecadal Forcing by African Dust. J. Climate, 25, 5817–5829. Online at ametsoc.org

Evan, A. T., J. P. Kossin, C. E. Chung and V. Ramanathan (2012) Reply to “How have tropical storms over the Arabian Sea intensified?”, Nature, 489, E2–E3. Online at nature.com

Evan, A. T. and J. R. Norris (2012) On global changes in effective cloud height, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL053171. Online at agu.org

Heidinger, A. K., A. T. Evan, M. J. Foster and A. Walther (2012) A Naive Bayesian Cloud Detection Scheme Derived from CALIPSO and Applied to PATMOS-x, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 51, 1129–1144. Online at ametsoc.org

Wang, C., S. Dong, A. T. Evan, G. R. Foltz and S.-K. Lee (2012) Multidecadal Co-variability of North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature, African dust, and Sahel Rainfall, J. Climate, 25, 5404–5415. Online at ametsoc.org


Evan, A. T., J. P. Kossin, C. E. Chung and V. Ramanathan (2011) Strengthening of Arabian Sea tropical cyclones and the South Asian atmospheric brown cloud, Nature, 479, 94–97. Online at nature.com

Evan, A. T., G. R. Foltz, D. Zhang and D. J. Vimont (2011) Influence of African dust on ocean-atmosphere variability in the tropical Atlantic, Nature Geoscience, 4, 762–765. Online at nature.com

Evan, A. T. and S. J. Camargo (2011) A Climatology of Arabian Sea Cyclonic Storms, J. Climate, 24, 140–158. pdf


Evan, A. T. and S. Mukhopadhyay (2010) African dust over the northern tropical Atlantic: 1955–2008, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 2213–2229, doi: 10.1175/2010JAMC2485.1. pdf


Evan, A. T., D. J. Vimont, R. Bennartz, J. P. Kossin and A. K. Heidinger (2009) The role of aerosols in the evolution of tropical North Atlantic Ocean temperature, Science, Vol. 324. no. 5928, pp. 778 - 781. pdf


Evan, A. T., R. Bennartz, V. Bennington, H. Corrada-Bravo, A. K. Heidinger, N. M. Mahowald, C. S. Velden, G. Myhre and J. P. Kossin (2008) Ocean temperature forcing by aerosols across the Atlantic tropical cyclone development region. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q05V04, doi:10.1029/2007GC001774. pdf

Ramankutty, N., A. T. Evan, C. Monfreda and J. A. Foley (2008), Farming the planet: 1. Geographic distribution of global agricultural lands in the year 2000, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 22, GB1003, doi:10.1029/2007GB002952. pdf


Evan, A. T. (2007) Comment on “How Nature Foiled the 2006 Hurricane Forecasts.”  EOS Trans., 88(26), pp. 271. The original, longer document. pdf

Evan, A. T., A. K. Heidinger and D. J. Vimont (2007) Arguments against a physical long-term trend in global ISCCP cloud amounts. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L04701,  doi:10.1029/2006GL028083. pdf


Evan, A. T., J. Dunion, J. Foley, A. Heidinger and C. Velden (2006) New evidence for a relationship between Atlantic tropical cyclone activity and African dust outbreaks. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L19813, doi:10.1029/2006GL026408. pdf

Evan, A. T., A. K. Heidinger and M. J. Pavolonis (2006), Development of a new over–water advanced very high resolution radiometer dust detection algorithm, Int. J. Remote Sens, 27(18), pp. 3903-3924. pdf

Evan, A. T., A. K. Heidinger and P. Knippertz (2006), Analysis of winter dust activity off the coast of West Africa using a new 24-year over-water advanced very high resolution radiometer satellite dust climatology, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D12210, doi:10.1029/2005JD006336. pdf

Peer Review Publications

Evan, A. T. (2009) The Role of Aerosols in Northern Tropical Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies. PhD Dissertation, The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2009, 124 pages. (Bennartz; with co-advisor Vimont). pdf

Evan, A. T., A. K. Heidinger, and Y. Liu (2008) Cloudiness, State of the Climate in 2007, Horvitz, A., ed., Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 89 (7), pp. S23-S26. pdf

Evan, A. T. (2008) Aerosols, State of the Climate in 2007, Horvitz, A., ed., Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 89 (7), pp. S31-S32. pdf

Evan, A. T., N. Mahowald & L. Remer (2007) Aerosols, State of the Climate in 2006, Horvitz, A., ed., Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 88 (6), pp. S23-S25. pdf

Heidinger, A. K., A. T. Evan & B. Baum (2007) Cloudiness, State of the Climate in 2006, Horivtz, A., ed., Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 88 (6), pp. S17-S18. pdf