Ilian Manafov

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Personal Data
Project: SUADA
Function: PhD student
Thesis PhD
Address
Sofia University, Faculty of Physics, Department of Meteorology and Geophysics, 5 James Bourchier Blvd., BG-1164 Sofia, Bulgaria

Research Interests

  1. Numerical simulations with the WRF numerical weather prediction model
  2. Fog forecast for aviation applications

Publications: Articles in Journals

  1. Stoycheva A., I. Manafov, K. Vassileva and G. Guerova, 2017. Study of persistent fog in Bulgaria with Sofi a Stability Index, GNSS tropospheric products and WRF simulations. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 161, 160-169, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.06.011.
  2. Manafov I. and G. Guerova, 2016. Assimilation experiments with WRF model of fog case at Sofia airport. Annuaire de l'Universite de Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski", Faculte de Physique, 109, xx-xx.
  3. Manafov I. and G. Guerova, 2015. Numerical simulations of 18 fog case studies at Sofia airport in the period 2011-2014. Annuaire de l'Universite de Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski", Faculte de Physique, 108, 48-61.

Publications: Articles in Conference Proceedings

  1. Guerova G., A. Stoycheva, and I. Manafov: Use of GNSS tropospheric products and numerical weather prediction model to study fog in Bulgaria, Proceedings of the 5th International Colloquium - Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme, Braunschweig, Germany, 27-29/10/2015.
  2. Manafov I. and G. Guerova: Fog forecast at Sofia airport, in Proceedings of the 2nd National Physics Congress, 26-29.09.2013, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Oral and Poster presentations

  1. Stoycheva A., I. Manafov, K. Vassileva, G. Guerova, "Monitoring Prolonged Fog in January 2014 at Sofia with Sofia Stability Index and GNSS Tropospheric Products", 3nd National Physics Congress, 29/09-2/10/2016, Sofia, Bulgaria. (oral)
  2. Manafov I. and G. Guerova, 2016. "Assimilation experiments with WRF model of fog case at Sofia airport", 3nd National Physics Congress, 29/09-2/10/2016, Sofia, Bulgaria. (poster)
  3. Guerova G., A. Stoycheva, and I. Manafov: Use of GNSS tropospheric products and numerical weather prediction model to study fog in Bulgaria, 5th International Colloquium - Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme, Braunschweig, Germany, 27-29/10/2015. (oral)
  4. I. Manafov and G. Guerova, "Numerical simulations of fog cases at Sofia airport for 2011-2014", EMS & ECAM 2015, 7-11/09/2015, Sofia, Bulgaria.(poster)
  5. Guerova G., I. Manafov and K. Vassileva, "Fog forecast impact studies for Sofia Airport: Numerical Weather Prediction simulation and use of GNSS tropospheric products", United Nations/ICTP Workshop on the Use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems for Scientific Applications, 1-5/12/2014, Trieste, Italy. (oral)
  6. Manafov I. and G. Guerova, "Numerical simulations of fog case studies at Sofia airport in 2012", 2nd National Physics Congress, 26-29/09/2013, Sofia, Bulgaria. (oral)