Mohamed Dahoui

Senior Scientist
Forecast Department, Evaluation Section, Verification and Observation Monitoring

Summary:

Mohamed Dahoui is a senior scientist working in the evaluation section at ECMWF. He joined ECMWF in 2008 to work on the monitoring of observations (satellite and in-situ). The work involves development of monitoring tools and evaluation of monitoring statistics. Mohamed is also involved in the routine monitoring of ECMWF’s forecasting system. Mohamed obtained his PhD in 2006 on the subject of assimilation of satellite infrared observations in cloudy conditions.
Mohamed participates to regular meetings of EUMETSAT committees (STG-OPS working group and MTG-FCI MAG)

 

Professional interests:

Observations monitoring
Observations based diagnostics
Tropical cyclones forecasting
Machine learning

 

Career background:

2015 – present: Senior scientist at ECMWF
2008 – 2015: Scientist at ECMWF
2006 – 2008: Head of Installation and Maintenance Service at the Moroccan Meteorological Service
1997 – 2006: Meteorological Engineer at the Moroccan Meteorological Service

 

  • 2024
    • (April 2024) Assessing the impact of observations using observation-minus-forecast residuals , ECMWF newsletter (152).
  • 2023
  • 2022
  • 2021
    • Linus Magnusson, Sharanya Majumdar, Rebecca Emerton, David Richardson, Magdalena A. Balmaseda, Calum Baugh, Peter Bechtold, Jean Bidlot, Antonino Bonanni, Massimo Bonavita, Niels Bormann, Andy Brown, Philip Browne, Hilda Carr, Mohamed Dahoui, Giovanna De Chiara, Michail Diamantakis, David I. Duncan, Stephen English, Richard Forbes, Alan Geer, Thomas Haiden, Sean Healy, Timothy Hewson, Bruce Ingleby, Martin Janousek, Christian Kühnlein, Simon Lang, Sarah-Jane Lock, Tony McNally, Kristian S. Mogensen, Florian Pappenberger, Inna Polichtchouk, Fernando Prates, Christel Prudhomme, Florence Rabier, Patricia de Rosnay, Tiago Quintino, Michael Rennie (October 2021) Tropical cyclone activities at ECMWF, ECMWF Technical Memoranda n. 888. DOI: 10.21957/zzxzzygwv
  • 2020
    • (July 2020) Towards an unbiased stratospheric analysis , Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.
    • (April 2020) Recent developments in the automatic checking of Earth system observations , ECMWF newsletetr (162).
    • Mohamed Dahoui, Niels Bormann, L. Isaksen, Tony McNally (January 2020) Recent developments in the automatic checking of Earth system observations, ECMWF Newsletter, issue 162, pp. 27-31. DOI: 10.21957/9tys2md61a
  • 2019
    • (March 2019) ECMWF Activities for Improved Hurricane Forecasts , Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
    • (July 2019) Collecting and utilising crowdsourced data for numerical weather prediction: Propositions from the meeting held in Copenhagen, 4–5 December 2018 , Atmospheric Science Letters.
    • (April 2019) Correction: Balsamo, G., et al. Satellite and In Situ Observations for Advancing Global Earth Surface Modelling: A Review, Remote Sensing.
  • 2018
    • (December 2018) Satellite and In Situ Observations for Advancing Global Earth Surface Modelling: A Review , Remote Sensing.
    • (April 2018) Improved use of atmospheric in situ data , ECMWF newsletter (155).
    • (November 2018) Use of in situ surface observations at ECMWF , ECMWF Technical Memoranda.
    • Bruce Ingleby, L. Isaksen, Tomas Kral, Thomas Haiden, Mohamed Dahoui (April 2018) Improved use of atmospheric in situ data, ECMWF Newsletter, issue 155, pp. 20-25. DOI: 10.21957/cf724bi05s
  • 2017
    • (April 2017) Studying trends and variability of dramatic atmospheric events using long time series of NWP satellite monitoring statistics , Search Results Web result with site links 21st International TOVS Study Conference.
    • Mohamed Dahoui, L. Isaksen, Gabor Radnoti (April 2017) Assessing the impact of observations using observation-minus-forecast residuals, ECMWF newsletter, issue 152, pp. 27-31. DOI: 10.21957/51j3sa
    • Massimo Bonavita, Mohamed Dahoui, Philippe Lopez, F. Prates, Elias Hólm, Giovanna De Chiara, Alan Geer, L. Isaksen, Bruce Ingleby (April 2017) On the initialization of Tropical Cyclones, ECMWF Technical Memoranda n. 810. DOI: 10.21957/insgrw8u6
  • 2016
  • 2015
    • (April 2015) Evaluation of ECMWF forecasts, including 2014-2015 upgrades, ECMWF Technical Memoranda n. 765.
    • (April 2015) Snow data assimilation at ECMWF, ECMWF newsletter (143).
    • Thomas Haiden, Martin Janousek, Peter Bauer, Jean Bidlot, Mohamed Dahoui, Laura Ferranti, F. Prates, David Richardson, Frederic Vitart (April 2015) Evaluation of ECMWF forecasts, including 2014-2015 upgrades, ECMWF Technical Memoranda n. 765. DOI: 10.21957/nu7pfcjke
    • Patricia de Rosnay, L. Isaksen, Mohamed Dahoui (April 2015) Snow data assimilation at ECMWF, ECMWF Newsletter, issue 143, pp. 26-31. DOI: 10.21957/lkpxq6x5
  • 2014
    • (April 2014) Automatic checking of observations, ECMWF newsletter (140).
    • (April 2014) SMOS Monitoring Report number IV, ESA Contract Report.
    • Mohamed Dahoui, Niels Bormann, L. Isaksen (April 2014) Automatic checking of observations at ECMWF, ECMWF Newsletter, issue 140, pp. 21-24. DOI: 10.21957/kuwqjp5y
  • 2012
    • (January 2012) Technical Note Phase II WP1100: SMOS Monitoring Report. Number 2: Nov 2010-Nov 2011, ESA Contract Report.
  • 2011
    • (February 2011) SMOS Continuous Monitoring Report - Part 1, ESA Contract Report.
  • 2010
    • (October 2010) Developments in diagnostics research, ECMWF Technical Memoranda n 637.
    • Mark John Rodwell, T. Jung, Peter Bechtold, P. Berrisford, Niels Bormann, Carla Cardinali, Laura Ferranti, Timothy Hewson, Franco Molteni, Nils Wedi, Magdalena A. Balmaseda, Gianpaolo Balsamo, Massimo Bonavita, Roberto Buizza, Mohamed Dahoui, Anotonio Garcia-Mendez, Martin Leutbecher, Philippe Lopez, Y. Trémolet, Frederic Vitart (October 2010) Developments in diagnostics research, ECMWF Technical Memoranda n. 637, pp. 49. DOI: 10.21957/tnuoos42a
    • Anna Ghelli, Anotonio Garcia-Mendez, Fernando Prates, Mohamed Dahoui (April 2010) Extreme weather events in summer 2010: how did the ECMWF forecasting systems perform?, ECMWF Newsletter, issue 125, pp. 7-11. DOI: 10.21957/nhstpg3q
  • 2009
    • (December 2009) Assimilation of AIRS Radiances Affected by Mid- to Low-Level Clouds , Monthly Weather Review.
    • (April 2009) Monitoring SMOS brightness temperature over land: Preliminary results during the commissioning phase, ESA Living Planet Symposium .
  • 2005
    • (July 2005) Use of the MODIS imager to help deal with AIRS cloudy radiances , QJRMS.