List of papers using LOVECLIM and ECBILT-CLIO since 2007

ELIC Louvain-La-Neuve


  • Annan, J. D. and J. C. Hargreaves, 2012. Identification of climatic state with limited proxy data.Clim. Past, 8, 1141-1151, 2012
  •  Sundaram S., Yin Q.Z., Berger A. and H. Muri, 2012. Ice sheet induced North Atlantic Oscillation mode during an interglacial 500,000 years ago and its impact on East Asian Summer Monsoon. Climate dynamics, 39:1093-1105, DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-1213-z.
  • Yin Q.Z. and Berger A., 2012. Individual contribution of insolation and CO2 to the the interglacial climates of the past 800,000 years. Climate Dynamics 38:709–724, DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-1013-5
  • Berger A. and Yin Q.Z., 2012.  Modeling the interglacials of the last one million years. In: “Climate change at the eve of the second decade of the century. Inferences from paleoclimates and regional aspects”. Milankovitch 130th Anniversary Symposium, A. Berger, F. Mesinger, D. Sijacki (eds), Springer, pp 57-64. ISBN 978-3-7091-0972-4.
  • Goosse H., J. Guiot, M. E. Mann, S. Dubinkina, Y. Sallaz-Damaz, 2012. The medieval climate anomaly in Europe: comparison of the summer and annual mean signals in two reconstructions and in simulations with data assimilation. Global and Planetary Change, 84-85, 35–47.
  • Goosse H., E Crespin, S. Dubinkina, M.F. Loutre, M. E. Mann, H. Renssen, Y. Sallaz-Damaz and D. Shindell, 2012. The role of forcing and internal dynamics in explaining the “Medieval Climate Anomaly”. Climate Dynamics doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1297-0.
  • Goosse H., M. Braida, X. Crosta, A. Mairesse, V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Mathiot, R. Neukom, H. Oeter, G. Philippon, H. Renssen, B. Stenni, T. van Ommen, E. Verleyen, 2012. Antarctic temperature changes during the last millennium: evaluation of simulations and reconstructions. Quaternary Science Reviews 55, 75-90.
  • Vandenberghe J.; H. Renssen, D. Roche, H. Goosse, A. A. Velichko, A. Gorbunov, 2012. Eurasian permafrost instability constrained by reduced sea-ice cover. Quaternary Science Reviews 34, 16-23.
  • Barthélemy A., H. Goosse, P. Mathiot, T. Fichefet, 2012. Inclusion of a katabatic winds parameterization in a coarse resolution global coupled climate model. Ocean Modelling, 48, 45–54.
  • Renssen H., H. Seppä, X. Crosta, H. Goosse, and D.M. Roche, 2012. Global characterization of the Holocene Thermal Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews 48, 7-19
  • Goelzer H., P. Huybrechts, S. C. B. Raper, M.-F. Loutre, H. Goosse, T. Fichefet, 2012. Millennial total sea level commitments projected with the Earth system model of intermediate complexity LOVECLIM. Environmental Research Letters 7, 045401 (9pp), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/045401.
  • Crespin E., H. Goosse, T. Fichefet, A. Mairesse, Y. Sallaz-Damaz, 2012.Arctic climate over the past millennium: annual and seasonal responses to external forcings. The Holocene (in press).


  • Berger A. and Yin Q.Z., 2011. Modelling the Past and Future Interglacials in Response to Astronomical and Greenhouse Gas Forcing. In: "The Future of the World's Climate", A. Henderson-Sellers and K. McGuffie, Elsevier. pp 1123-1161. ISBN 978-0-12-386917-3.
  • Funder S., H. Goosse, H. Jepsen, E. Kaas, K.H. Kjær, N. J. Korsgaard, N. K. Larsen, H. Linderson, A. Lyså, P. Möller, J. Olsen, E. Willerslev, 2011. A 10,000 yr Record of Arctic Ocean Sea Ice Variability – View from the Beach. Science 333, 747-750.
  • Huybrechts P., H. Goelzer, I. Janssens, E. Driesschaert, T. Fichefet, H. Goosse, M.-F.Loutre, 2011. Response of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets to multi-millennial greenhouse warming in the Earth system model of intermediate complexity LOVECLIM. Surveys in Geophysics, 32, 397-416.
  • Goelzer H., P. Huybrechts, M.F. Loutre, H. Goosse, T. Fichefet, and A. Mouchet, 2011. Impact of Greenland and Antarctic ice sheet interactions on climate sensitivity. Climate Dynamics 37, 1005–1018.
  • Loutre, M.F., A. Mouchet, T. Fichefet, H. Goosse, H. Goelzer, P. Huybrechts, 2011. Evaluating model performance with various parameter sets using observations over the last centuries, Climate of the Past 7, 511–526.
  • Dubinkina S., H. Goosse, Y. Sallaz-Damaz, E. Crespin, M. Crucifix, 2011. Testing a particle filter to reconstruct climate changes over the past centuries. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 21 (12) 3611-3618.


  • Yin Q.Z and Berger A., 2010. Insolation and CO2 contribution to the interglacial climate before and after the Mid-Brunhes Event. Nature Geoscience 3 (4), 243-246.
  • Goosse H., E. Crespin, A. de Montety, M.E. Mann, H. Renssen and A. Timmermann. Reconstructing surface temperature changes over the past 600 years using climate model simulations with data assimilation. Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres 115, D09108, doi:10.1029/2009JD012737 .
  • Renssen H. H. Goosse, X. Crosta, D.M Roche, 2010. Early Holocene Laurentide Icesheet deglaciation causes cooling in the high-latitude Southern Hemisphere through oceanic teleconnection. Paleoceanography 25, PA3204, doi:10.1029/2009PA001854.
  • Widman M., H. Goosse, G. van der Schrier, R. Schnur and J. Barkmeijer, 2009. Using data assimilation to study extratropical Northern Hemisphere climate over the last millennium. Climate of the Past 6, 627–644, .
  • Goosse H., V. Brovkin, T. Fichefet, R. Haarsma, J. Jongma, P. Huybrechts, A.Mouchet, F. Selten, P.-Y. Barriat, J.-M. Campin, E. Deleersnijder, E. Driesschaert, H. Goelzer, I. Janssens, M.-F. Loutre, M. A. Morales Maqueda, T. Opsteegh, P.-P. Mathieu, G. Munhoven, E. Petterson, H. Renssen, D. M. Roche, M. Schaeffer, C. Severijns, B. Tartinville, A. Timmermann and N. Weber, 2010. Description of the Earth system model of intermediate complexity LOVECLIM version 1.2. Geoscientific Model Development 3, 603–633, .



  • Crespin E., H. Goosse, T. Fichefet, M. E. Mann, 2009. The 15th century Arctic warming in coupled model simulations with data assimilation. Climate of the Past 5, 389-401 ( ).
  • Goosse H., W. Lefebvre, A. de Montety, E. Crespin and A. Orsi, 2009. Consistent past half-century trends in the atmosphere, the sea ice and the ocean at high southern latitudes. Climate Dynamics DOI 10.1007/s00382-008-0500-9.
  • Jongma, J.I., E. Driesschaert, T. Fichefet, H. Goosse and H. Renssen, 2009. Facilitation of Southern Ocean sea ice formation in a three dimensional climate model with interactively coupled icebergs. Ocean Modelling 26, 104–113.
  • Lorenzo M.N., J.J. Taboada and I. Iglesias. Sensitivity of thermohaline circulation to decadal and multidecadal variability. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66: 1439-1447. Doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsp061,2009
  • Otto-Bliesner, B., R. Schneider, E.C. Brady, M. Kucera, A. Abe-Ouchi, E. Bard, P. Braconnot, M. Crucifix, C. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, O. Marti, A. Paul, A. Rossell-Mele, C. Waelbroeck, S.L. Weber, M. Weinelt and Y. Yu, 2009. A comparison of PMIP2 model simulations and the MARGO proxy reconstruction for tropical sea surface temperatures at last glacial maximum. Climate Dynamics, 32, 799-815, doi:10.1007/s00382-008-0509-0
  • Renssen H., H. Seppä, O. Heiri, D.M. Roche, H. Goosse and T. Fichefet, 2009. The influence of the last deglaciation on the spatio-temporal complexity of the Holocene thermal maximum. Nature Geosciences 2, 411-414.
  • Roche, D.M., Wiersma, A.P. and Renssen, H. 2009 A systematic study of the impact of freshwater pulses with respect to different geographical locations. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-009-0578-8
  • Swingedouw D.; T. Fichefet, H. Goosse, M-F. Loutre, 2009. Impact of transient freshwater releases in the Southern Ocean on the AMOC and climate. Climate Dynamics 33:365–381, DOI 10.1007/s00382-008-0496-1
  • Timmermann A., O. Timm O, L. Stott and L. Menviel, 2009. The Roles of CO2 and Orbital Forcing in Driving Southern Hemispheric Temperature Variations during the Last 21 000 Yr. Journal of Climate 22 (7) 1626-1640.
  • Van Meerbeeck, C.J., H. Renssen and D.M. Roche, 2009. How did Marine Isotope Stage 3 and Last Glacial Maximum climates differ? Perspectives from equilibrium simulations. Climate of the Past 5, 33-51. ( )
  • Yin Q., A. Berger and M. Crucifix, 2009. Individual and combined effects of ice sheets and precession on MIS-13 climate. Climate of the Past, 5,.229-243 (
  • Ward P.J., R.T. van Balen, G. Verstraeten, H. Renssen and J. Vandenberghe, 2009. The impact of land use and climate change on late Holocene and future suspended sediment yield of the Meuse catchment. Geomorphology 103 (3) 389-400.
  • Wohlfahrt, J., S.P. Harrison, P. Braconnot, C.D. Hewitt, A. Kitoh, U. Mikolajewicz, B.L. Otto-Bliesner and S.L. Weber, 2008. Evaluation of coupled ocean-atmosphere simulations of the mid-Holocene using palaeovegetation data from the northern hemisphere extratropics, Climate Dyn, 31, 871-890, doi:10.1007/s00382-008-0415-5.


  • Barreiro M. and S.G. Philander, 2008. Response of the tropical Pacific to changes in extratropical clouds. Climate Dynamics (6) 713-729.
  • Barreiro M., A. Fedorov, R. Pacanowski and S.G. Philander, 2008. Abrupt climate changes: How freshening of the northern Atlantic affects the thermohaline and wind-driven oceanic circulations. Annual Review of Earth and planetary sciences 36, 33-58.
  • Flückiger, J., R. Knutti, J. W. C. White and H. Renssen, 2008, Modeled seasonality of glacial abrupt climate change, Climate Dynamics, 31, 633-645, doi:10.1007/s00382-008-0373-y
  • Goosse H., M.E. Mann and H. Renssen, 2008. What we can learn from combining paleoclimate proxy data and climate model simulations of past centuries. Natural Climate Variability and Global Warming: a Holocene Perspective, 163-188, Blackwell Publishing, 2008.
  • Justino F., 2008. Influence of boundary conditions on the Southern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation during the last glacial maximum. Brazilian Journal of Meteorology, 23 n 4.
  • Knutti, R., S.Krähenmann, D. J. Frame and M. R. Allen, 2008. Comment on 'Heat capacity, time constant and sensitivity of Earth's climate system' by S. E. Schwartz, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D15103, doi:10.1029/2007JD009473.
  • Ljung K, S. Bjorck, H. Renssen and D. Hammarlund, 2008. South Atlantic island record reveals a South Atlantic response to the 8.2 kyr event. Climate of the Past 4 (1) 35-45 (
  • Lorenzo M.N., J.J. Taboada, I. Iglesias and I Álvarez, 2008. The role of stochastic forcing on the behaviour of the thermohaline circulation: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Volume 1146, Issue 1, pp.: 60-86, Trends and Directions in Climate Research, Dec 2008. ISBN 1-57331-732-2, 2008.
  • Menviel, L., A. Timmermann, A. Mouchet and O. Timm, 2008. Climate and marine carbon cycle response to changes in the strength of the southern hemispheric westerlies. Paleoceanography, 23, doi:10.1029/2008PA001604.
  • Menviel, L., A. Timmermann, A. Mouchet and O. Timm, 2008. Meridional reorganizations of marine and terrestrial productivity during Heinrich events, Paleoceanography, 23, doi:10.1029/2007PA001445.
  • Plattner, G.-K., R. Knutti, F. Joos, T. F. Stocker, W. von Bloh, V. Brovkin, D. Cameron, E. Driesschaert, S. Dutkiewicz, M. Eby, N. R. Edwards, T. Fichefet, J. C. Hargreaves, C. D. Jones, M. F. Loutre, H. D. Matthews, A. Mouchet, S. A. Mueller, S. Nawrath, A. Price, A. Sokolov, K. M. Strassmann, and A. J. Weaver, 2008, Long-term climate commitments projected with climate - carbon cycle models. Journal of Climate, 21, 2721-2751.
  • Swingedouw D., T. Fichefet, P. Huybrechts, H. Goosse, E. Driesschaert and M.F. Loutre, 2008. Antarctic ice-sheet melting provides negative feedbacks on future climate warming. Geophyscial Research Letters 35, L17705, doi:10.1029/2008GL034410.
  • Timm O, A. Timmermann, A. Abe-Ouchi, F. Sato and T. Segawa, 2008. On the definition of seasons in paleoclimate simulations with orbital forcing. Paleoceanography 23 (2) PA2221.
  • Yin, Q.Z., A. Berger, E. Driesschaert, H. Goosse, M. F. Loutre and M. Crucifix, 2008. The Eurasian ice sheet reinforces the East Asian summer monsoon during the interglacial 500 000 years ago. Climate of the Past 4, 79–90. ( )


  • Braconnot, P., B. Otto-Bliesner, S. Harrison, S. Joussaume, J.-Y. Peterschmitt, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, E. Driesschaert, T. Fichefet, C.D. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, A. Kitoh, M.-F. Loutre, O. Marti, U. Merkel, G. Ramstein, P. Valdes, S.L. Weber, Y. Yu, and Y. Zhao, 2007. Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum. Part 1: Experiments and large-scale features. Climate of the Past, 3, 261-277.
  • Braconnot, P., B. Otto-Bliesner, S. Harrison, S. Joussaume, J.-Y. Peterschmitt, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, E. Driesschaert, T. Fichefet, C.D. Hewitt, M. Kageyama, A. Kitoh, M.-F. Loutre, O. Marti, U. Merkel, G. Ramstein, P. Valdes, S.L. Weber, Y. Yu, and Y. Zhao, 2007. Results of PMIP2 coupled simulations of the mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum. Part 2: Feedbacks with emphasis on the location of the ITCZ and mi- and high latitudes heat budget. Climate of the Past, 3, 279-296.
  • Driesschaert E., T. Fichefet, H. Goosse, P. Huybrechts, I. Janssens, A. Mouchet, G. Munhoven, V. Brovkin and N. Weber, 2007. Modeling the influence of Greenland ice sheet melting on the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation during the next millennia. Geophysical Research Letters 34, L10707, doi:10.1029/2007GL029516.
  • Duplessy J.C., D.M. Roche and M. Kageyama, 2007. The deep ocean during the last interglacial period. Science 316, 5821, 89-91.
  • Goosse H., Driesschaert E., Fichefet T., and M.-F. Loutre, 2007. Information on the early Holocene climate constrains the summer sea ice projections for the 21st century Climate of the Past 3, 683-692, 2007 (
  • Jongma J.I., M. Prange, H. Renssen, and M. Schultz, 2007. Amplification of Holocene multicentennial climate forcing by mode transitions in North Atlantic overturning circulation. Geophysical Research Letters 34 (15) L15706.
  • Krebs, U. and A. Timmermann, 2007. Tropical air-sea interactions accelerate the recovery of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation after a major shutdown, Journal of Climate, 20, 4940-4956, doi:10.1175/JCLI4296.1
  • Krebs U. and A. Timmermann (2007). Fast advective recovery of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation after a Heinrich event. Paleoceanography 22(1): PA1220.
  • Otto-Bliesner, B.L., C.D. Hewitt, T.M. Marchitto, E. Brady, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, S. Murakami and S.L. Weber, 2007. Last Glacial Maximum ocean thermohaline circulation: PMIP2 model intercomparisons and data constraints. Geophys. Res. Letters, 34, L12706, doi: 10.1029/2007GL029475.
  • Renssen H., H. Goosse and T. Fichefet, 2007. Simulation of Holocene cooling events in a coupled climate model. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 2019-2029.
  • Roche, D. M., H. Renssen, S. L. Weber, and H. Goosse, 2007. Could meltwater pulses have been sneaked unnoticed into the deep ocean during the last glacial?, Geophysical Research. Letters, 34, L24708, doi:10.1029/ 2007GL032064.
  • Roche D.M., T.M. Dokken, H. Goosse, H. Renssen and S.L. Weber, 2007. Climate of the Last Glacial Maximum: sensitivity studies and model-data comparison with LOVECLIM coupled model. Climate of the past 3, 205-224 (
  • Schulz M., M. Prange, and A.Klocker, 2007. Low-frequency oscillations of the Atlantic Ocean meridional overturning circulation in a coupled climate model. Climate of the Past , 3, 97-107 (
  • Stocker T.F., A. Timmermann, M. Renold and O. Timm, 2007. Effects of salt compensation on the climate model response in simulations of large changes of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Journal of Climate 20 (24) 5912-5928.
  • Timm O. and A. Timmermann A, 2007. Simulation of the last 21000 years using accelerated transient boundary conditions. Journal of Climate 20 (17) 4377-4401.
  • van der Schrier G, Drijfhout SS, Hazeleger W, and L. Noulin 2007. Increasing the Atlantic subtropical jet cools the circum-North Atlantic region. Meteorologische Zeitschrift 16 (6) 675-684.
  • Weber, S.L., and S.S. Drijfhout, 2007. Stability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in the Last Glacial Maximum climate, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L22706, doi:10.1029/2007GL031437
  • Weber, S.L., S.S. Drijfhout, A. Abe-Ouchi, M. Crucifix, M. Eby, A. Ganopolski, S. Murakami, B. Otto-Bliesner and W.R. Peltier, 2007. The modern and glacial overturning circulation in the Atlantic ocean in PMIP coupled model simulations Climate of the Past, 3, 51-64 ( .
  • Ward P.J., J.C.J.H. Aerts JCJH, H. de Moel and H. Renssen, 2007.Verification of a coupled climate-hydrological model against Holocene palaeohydrological records. Global and planetary changes 57 (3-4) 283-300.