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Dr.  Patrick Ludwig

Dr. Patrick Ludwig

Wissenschatlicher Mitarbeiter
Raum: 510
CN 435

Tel.: +49 721 608-24942
patrick ludwigTly8∂kit edu

AG: Regional Climate and Weather Hazards



Research Interests

  • paleoclimate (regional modeling, large scale circulation)
  • (modeling of) high impact weather (e.g. winter storms, convective systems, floods)
  • climate variability in Europe


Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2017: Research Associate, IMK-TRO, KIT
  • 2013-2017: Research Associate, IGMK, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2009-2014: PhD student, IGMK, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2001-2008: Diploma in Meteorology, IGMK, University of Cologne, Germany

Begutachtete Zeitschriftenbeiräge


Perspectives of regional paleoclimate modeling – Perspectives of regional paleoclimate modeling [in press].
Ludwig, P.; Gómez-Navarro, J. J.; Pinto, J. G.; Raible, C. C.; Wagner, S.; Zorita, E.
2018. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1111/nyas.13865
Impacts of Surface Boundary Conditions on Regional Climate Model Simulations of European Climate during the Last Glacial Maximum.
Ludwig, P.; Pinto, J. G.; Raible, C. C.; Shao, Y.
2017. Geophysical research letters, 44, 5086-5095. doi:10.1002/2017GL073622
Synoptic analysis and hindcast of an intense bow echo in Western Europe: The 09 June 2014 storm.
Mathias, L.; Ermert, V.; Kelemen, F. D.; Ludwig, P.; Pinto, J. G.
2017. Weather and forecasting, 32, 1121-1141. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-16-0192.1
Secondary cyclogenesis along an occluded front leading to damaging wint gusts : Windstorm Kyrill, January 2007.
Ludwig, P.; Pinto, J. G.; Hoepp, S. A.; Fink, A. H.; Gray, S. L.
2015. Monthly weather review, 143, 1417-1437. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00304.1
HyMeX: A 10-year multidisciplinary program on the mediterranean water cycle.
Drobinski, P.; Ducrocq, V.; Alpert, P.; Anagnostou, E.; Beranger, K.; Borga, M.; Braud, I.; Chanzy, A.; Davolio, S.; Delrieu, G.; Estournel, C.; Filali, N.; Boubrahmi, P.; Font, J.; Grubisic, V.; Gualdi, S.; Homar, V.; Ivancan-Picek, B.; Kottmeier, C.; Kotroni, V.; Lagouvardos, K.; Lionello, P.; Llasat, M. C.; Ludwig, W.; Lutoff, C.; Mariotti, A.; Richard, E.; Romero, R.; Rotunno, R.; Roussot, O.; Ruin, I.; Somot, S.; Taupier-Letage, I.; Tintore, J.; Uijlenhoet, R.; Wernli, H.
2014. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95, 1063-1082. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00242.1

Sonstige Publikationen


Historical time series of extreme precipitation for Central European river catchments.
Lentink, H. S.; Quandt, L.-A.; Ehmele, F.; Kelemen, F. D.; Kadlec, M.; Buldmann, B.; Feldmann, H.; Ludwig, P.; Pinto, J. G.
2018. EGU General Assembly, Wien, A, April 8-13, 2018
Dynamic aspects of windstorm Kyrill (January 2007).
Ludwig, P.; Pinto, J. G.; Hoepp, S. A.; Fink, A. H.; Gray, S. L.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-6135

Peer-Reviewed Journals

[10] Mathias, L., Ermert, V., Kelemen, F.D., Ludwig, P., Pinto, J.G., 2017: Synoptic analysis and hindcast of an intense bow echo above Western Europe: The Pentecost storm 2014. Weather Forecasting, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-16-0192.1 link

[9] Ludwig P, Pinto JG, Raible CC, Shao Y, 2017: Impacts of North Atlantic Surface Temperatures on European Climate during the Last Glacial Maximum in a regional climate model simulation. Geophys. Res. Lett. 44, 5086–5095. doi:10.1002/2017GL073622

2016

[8] Maier A, Lehmkuhl F, Ludwig P, Melles M, Schmidt I, Shao Y, Zeeden C, Zimmermann A (2016) Demographic estimates of hunter–gatherers during the Last Glacial Maximum in Europe against the background of palaeoenvironmental data. Quaternary International, 425, 49-61. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2016.04.009, link

[7] Dangendorf S, Arns A, Pinto JG, Ludwig P, Jensen J (2016) The exceptional influence of storm “Xaver” on design water levels in the German Bight. Environ Res Lett 11:054001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054001, link

[6] Ludwig P, Schaffernicht EJ, Shao Y, Pinto JG (2016) Regional atmospheric circulation over Europe during the Last Glacial Maximum and its links to precipitation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 2130–2145. doi:10.1002/2015JD024444, link

[5] Kelemen FD, Ludwig P, Reyers M, Ulbrich S, Pinto JG (2016) Evaluation of moisture sources of the Central European summer flood of May/June 2013 based on regional climate model simulations. Tellus A 68:29288. doi:10.3402/tellusa.v68.29288, link

2014

[4] Ludwig P, Pinto JG, Reyers M, Gray SL (2014) The role of anomalous SST over the Southeastern North Atlantic in the explosive development of winter storm Xynthia. Quart J R Meteorol Soc 140, 1729–1741. doi:10.1002/qj.2253

2013

[3] Held H, Gerstengarbe FW, Pardowitz T, Pinto JG, Ulbrich U, Böhm U, Born K, Büchner M, Donat MG, Karremann MK, Leckebusch GC, Ludwig P, Nissen KM, Nocke T, Osterle H, Prahl BF, Werner PC, Befort BJ, Burghoff O (2013) Projections of global warming-induced impacts on winter storm losses in the German private household sector. Clim Change Clim Change, 121, 195-207. doi:10.1007/s10584-013-0872-7

[2] Liberato MLR, Pinto JG, Trigo RM, Ludwig P, Ordóñez P, Yuen D, Trigo IF (2013) Explosive development of winter storm Xynthia over the southeastern North Atlantic. Nat Hazards Earth Syst Sci 13, 2239-2251. doi:10.5194/nhess-13-2239-2013

2012

[1] Born K, Ludwig P, Pinto JG (2012) Wind Gust Estimation for Mid-European Winter Storms: Towards a Probabilistic View. Tellus A 64:17471. doi:10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.17471

 

Doctoral Thesis

Ludwig P (2014):  European Winter Storms: Dynamical Aspects and Wind Gust Estimation based on results of Regional Climate Model simulations. IGMK, University of Cologne.

Diploma Thesis

Ludwig P (2009): Statistical postprocessing of precipitation generated with FOOT3DK for the rainy season 2002 in Benin (West Africa). IGMK, University of Cologne.