Past winners


Engelbrecht, Francois A., and Robert J. Scholes. "Test for Covid-19 seasonality and the risk of second waves." One Health 12 (2021): 100202.



Khosa FV, Feig GT, van der Merwe MR, Mateyisi MJ, Mudau AE, Savage MJ.  Evaluation of modelled actual evapotranspiration estimates from a land surface, empirical and satellite-based models using in situ observations from a South African semi-arid savanna ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Vol 279 DOI


Rouault, M., Illig, S., Lübbecke, J. and Koungue, R.A.I., 2018. Origin, development and demise of the 2010–2011 Benguela Niño. Journal of Marine Systems.  pdf


Nkwinkwa Njouodo, A.S., Koseki, S., Keenlyside, N. and Rouault, M., 2018. Atmospheric signature of the Agulhas Current. Geophysical Research Letters. 45,  5185-5193,



Imbol Koungue R.A., Illig S. and M Rouault 2017 Role of interannual Kelvin wave propagations in the equatorial Atlantic on the Angola Benguela  Current system.  Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 4685–4703, doi:10.1002/2016JC01246


Dieppois, B., Pohl, B., Rouault, M., New, M., Lawler, D. and Keenlyside, N., 2016. Interannual to Interdecadal variability of winter and summer southern African rainfall, and their teleconnections. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.



Van Schalkwyk, Lynette, and Liesl L. Dyson. "Climatological characteristics of fog at Cape Town International airport." Weather and Forecasting 28.3 (2013): 631-646.





Abiodun, B.J., Adeyewa, Z.D., Oguntunde, P.G., Salami, A.T. and Ajayi, V.O., 2012. Modeling the impacts of reforestation on future climate in West Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 110(1), pp.77-96.



Backeberg, B. C., and C. J. C. Reason (2010), A connection between the South Equatorial Current north of Madagascar and Mozambique Channel Eddies, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L04604,


Hart NCG, CJC Reason and N Fauchereau, 2010: Tropical-Extratropical Interactions over Southern Africa. Three Cases of Heavy Summer Season Rainfall. Monthly Weather Review, 138, 2608-2623.



Rouault M, P Penven and B Pohl, Warming of the Agulhas Current since the 1980’s Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L12602, doi:10.1029/2009GL037987.










Florenchie, P., CJC Reason, JRE Lutjeharms, M. Rouault, C. Roy and S. Masson, (2004): Evolution of Interannual Warm and Cold events in the South-East Atlantic Ocean, Journal of Climate. 17, 2318–2334


Florenchie, P., JRE Lutjeharms, C.J.C Reason, S. Masson and M. Rouault, (2003), Source of the Benguela Niños in the Atlantic Ocean, Geophysical Research Letter, Vol. 30 No. 10 10.1029/2003GL017172


Landman, Willem A., and Lisa Goddard. "Statistical recalibration of GCM forecasts over southern Africa using model output statistics." Journal of Climate 15.15 (2002): 2038-2055.