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PD Dr. Michael Kunz

Gruppenleiter "Atmosphärische Risiken"
CEDIM Sprecher (www.cedim.de), Modulkoordinator Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) 
Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen


Arbeitsgruppe

Forschung
Titel Ansprechpartner

Dr. T. Kunz-Plapp, Dr. M. Kunz, Dr. S. Mohr, Dr. M. Döring (Uni Hamburg)

Dipl.-Met. D. Piper, Dr. M. Kunz

Dipl.-Met. F. Ehmele, Dr. M. Kunz

Dipl.-Met. M. Schmidberger, Dr. M. Kunz

M.Sc. E. Fluck, Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. H. J. Punge, Dr. M. Kunz

Dipl.-Met. B. Mühr, Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. M. Kunz, Dr. S. Mohr

Dr. S. Mohr, Dr. M. Kunz, Prof. Dr. B. Ruck (IfH)

Dr. M. Kunz, Dipl.-Met. B. Mühr

Dr. S. Mohr, Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. M. Kunz, Dipl.-Met. B. Mühr

Prof. Dr. Ch. Kottmeier, Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. Ch. Kottmeier

Dr. H. Schipper, Dr. M. Kunz
Dr. M. Kunz
Dr. M. Kunz
Dr. M. Kunz
Dr. M. Kunz
Dr. M. Kunz


Lehre
Titel Typ SWS Semester
Vorlesung 2 SoSe
Vorlesung 3/2 SW
Übung 1 SoSe


Publikationen (Peer-Reviewed):

  2017

Kunz, M., Mohr, S. and Werner, P. (2017): Chapter 7 -- Niederschlag. In: Brasseur G., Jacob, D., Schuck-Zöller, S. (Hrsg.). Klimawandel in Deutschland: Entwicklung, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven. Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany, S. 57-66.

 

  2016

Richter, A., Ruck, B., Mohr, S. and Kunz, M. (2016): Interaction of severe convective gusts with a street canyon. Urban Clim. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2016.11.003.

Piper D., M. Kunz, F. Ehmele, S. Mohr, B. Mühr, A. Kron and J. Daniell, 2016: Exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms and related flash floods in May and June 2016 in Germany. Part I: Meteorological background Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., doi:10.5194/nhess-2016-275.

Thieken, A.H., S. Kienzler, H. Kreibich, C. Kuhlicke, M. Kunz, B. Mühr, M. Müller, A. Otto, T Petrow, S. Pisi and K. Schröter, 2016: Review of the flood risk management system in Germany. Ecology and Society, 21:51.

Puskeiler, M., M. Kunz and M. Schmidberger, 2016: Hail statistics for Germany derived from single-polarization radar data. Atmos. Res., 178-179, 459-470.

Nisi L, O. Martius, A. Hering, M. Kunz and U. Germann, 2016. Spatial and temporal distribution of hailstorms in the Alpine region: a long-term, high resolution, radar-based analysis. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., doi: 10.1002/qj.2771.

Punge H. J. and M. Kunz, 2016. Hail observations and hailstorm characteristics in Europe: A review. Atmos. Res. 176, 159–184.

Grosfeld, K., P. Lemke, P. Braesicke, A. Brauer, K. Dethloff, M. Kunz, M. Latif, B.M. Ratter, T. Sachs, H.-P. Schmidt,  R. Treffeisen and R. Schwarze, 2016: The Helmholtz Regional Climate Initiative REKLIM from a Polar Perspective – a Preface. Polarforschung, 2016, 85, 65-68.

 

  2015

Mohr, S., M. Kunz, and B. Geyer, 2015: Hail potential in Europe based on a regional climate model hindcast. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 10904-10912.

Brugnara Y., R. Auchmann, S. Brönnimann, R. J. Allan, I. Auer, M. Barriendos, H. Bergström, J. Bhend, R. Brázdil, G. P. Compo, R. C. Cornes, F. Dominguez-Castro, A. F. V. van Engelen, J. Filipiak, J. Holopainen, M. Kunz, J. Luterbacher, M. Maugeri, L. Mercalli, A. Moberg, C. J. Mock, G. Pichard, L. Řezníčová, G. van der Schrier, V. Slonosky, Z. Ustrnul, M. A. Valente, P. Winkler, A. Wypych and X. Yin, 2015: A collection of sub-daily pressure and temperature observations for the early instrumental period with a focus on the “year without a summer” 1816. Clim. Past, 11, 1027-1047.

Mohr, S., M. Kunz, and K. Keuler,  2015: Development and Application of a Logistic Model to Estimate the Past and Future Hail Potential in Germany. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 3939–3956.

Martius, O., M. Kunz, L. Nisi and A. Hering, 2015: Conference report 1st European hail workshop. Meteor. Z., 24, 441–442.

Schröter, K., M. Kunz, F. Elmer, B. Mühr, and B. Merz, 2015: What made the June 2013 flood in Germany an exceptional event? A hydro-meteorological evaluation. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 309-327.

Kunz, M., and P. I. S. Kugel, 2015: Detection of hail signatures from single-polarization C-band radar reflectivity. Atmos. Res, 2015, 153, 565-577.

 

  2014

Kreibich, K., K. Schröter, P. Bubeck, M. Kunz, H. Mahlke, S. Parolai, B. Khazai, J. Daniell, and T. Lakes, 2014: A review of multiple natural hazards and risks in Germany. Nat. Hazards, 74, 2279-2304.

Punge, H.J., K. Bedka, M. Kunz, and A. Werner, 2014: A new physically based stochastic event catalog for hail in Europe. Nat. Hazards, 73, 1625-1645.

Merz, B., F. Elmer, M. Kunz, B. Mühr, K. Schröter, and S. Uhlemann, 2014: The extreme flood in June 2013 in Germany. La Houille Blanche, 1, 5-10.

 

  2013

Kunz, M., B. Mühr, K. Schröter, T. Kunz-Plapp, J.E. Daniell, B. Khazai, F. Wenzel, M. Vannieuwenhuyse, T. Comes, T. Münzberg, F., J. Fohringer, C. Lucas, and Jochen Zschau, 2013: Investigation of Superstorm Sandy 2012 in a Multi-disciplinary Approach. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2579-2598.

Mohr, S., and Kunz, M., 2013: Trend analysis of convective indices relevant for hail events in Germany and Central Europe; Atmos. Res., 123, 211-228, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.05.016

 

  2012

Kapsch, M.-L., M. Kunz, R. Vitolo and T. Economou, 2012: Long-term trends of hail-related weather types in an ensemble of regional climate models using a Bayesian approach, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D15107.

 

  2011

Kunz, M., and S. Wassermann, 2011: Moist dynamics and sensitivity of orographic precipitation to changing ambient conditions in an idealised perspective. Meteor. Z., 20, 199-215.

Kunz, M., 2011: Characteristics of Large-scale Orographic Precipitation in a Linear Perspective. J. Hydrometeor., 12, 27-44.

 

  2010

Rauthe, M., M. Kunz and Ch. Kottmeier, 2010: Changes in storm climatology over Central Europe derived from a small ensemble of high resolution regional climate models. Meteor. Z., 19, 299-312.

Kunz, M., and M. Puskeiler, 2010: High-resolution Assessment of the Hail Hazard over Complex Terrain from Radar and Insurance Data. Meteor. Z., 19, 427-439.

Kunz, M., S. Mohr, M. Rauthe, R. Lux, and Ch. Kottmeier, 2010: Assessment of Extreme Wind Speeds from Regional Climate Models. Part I: Estimate of Return Values and their Evaluation. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 10, 907–922.

Hofherr, T., and M. Kunz, 2010: Assessment of extreme wind climatology for Germany. Clim. Res., 41, 105-123.

 

  2009

Kunz, M., J. Sander and Ch. Kottmeier, 2009: Recent trends of thunderstorm and hailstorm frequency and their relation to atmospheric characteristics in southwest Germany. Int. J. Climatol. 29, 2283-2297.

 

  2008

Kottmeier, Ch., N. Kalthoff, U. Corsmeier, Ch. Barthlott, J. Van Baelen, A. Behrendt, R. Behrendt, A. Blyth, R. Coulter, S. Crewell, M. Dorninger, C. Flamant, Th. Foken, M. Hagen, C. Hauck, H. Höller, H. Konow, M. Kunz, H. Mahlke, S. Mobbs, E. Richard, R. Steinacker, T. Weckwerth, A. Wieser and V. Wulfmeyer, 2008: Mechanisms initiating deep convection over complex terrain during COPS. Met. Z., 17 (6), 931-948.

Meißner, C., N. Kalthoff, M. Kunz and G. Adrian, 2008: Initiation of shallow convection in the Black Forest Mountains. Atmos. Res. 86, 42-60.

 

  2007

Kunz, M., 2007: The skill of convective parameters and indices to predict isolated and severe thunderstorms, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 7, 327–342.

Browning, K., A. Blyth, P. Clark, U. Corsmeier, C. Morcrette, J. Agnew, D. Bamber, Ch. Barthlott, L. Bennett, K. Beswick, M. Bitter, K. Bozier, G. Brooks C. Collier, C. Cook, F. Davies, B. Deny, T. Feuerle, R. Forbes, C. Gaffard, M. Gray, R. Hankers, T. Hewison, N. Kalthoff, S. Khodayar, M. Kohler, Ch. Kottmeier, S. Kraut, M. Kunz, D. Ladd, J. Lenfant, J. Marsham, J. McGregor, J. Nicol, E. Norton, D. Parker, F. Perry, M. Ramatschi, H. Ricketts, N. Roberts, A. Russell, H. Schulz, E. Slack, G. Vaughan, J. Waight, R. Watson, A. Webb and A. Wieser, 2007: The Convective Storms Initiation Project. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 1939-1955.

 

  2006

Kunz, M., and Ch. Kottmeier, 2006a: Orographic enhancement of precipitation over low mountain ranges, Part I: Model formulation. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 1, 1025-1040.

Kunz, M., and Ch. Kottmeier, 2006b: Orographic enhancement of precipitation over low mountain ranges, Part II: Simulations of heavy precipitation events. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 1, 1041-1055.

 

  1999

Löffler-Mang, M., M. Kunz and W. Schmid, 1999: On the performance of a low-cost K-band Doppler radar for quantitative rain measurements, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 16, 379-387.

 

  1996

Löffler-Mang, M., M. Kunz and M. Kossmann, 1996: Eine nächtliche Kaltfront über orographisch gegliedertem Gelände und die Veränderungen der Ozonkonzentration am Boden, Meteor. Zeitschrift, 5, 308-317.