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Dr.  Julian Quinting

Dr. Julian Quinting

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Großräumige Dynamik und Vorhersagbarkeit

Tel.: +49 721 608-26537
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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) 
Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung

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

About myself

My Diploma and PhD research, which I conducted in the PANDOWAE research unit, concentrated on the extratropical transition of tropical cyclones. In 2015, I received my PhD from KIT for the thesis entitled “The impact of tropical convection on the dynamics and predictability of midlatitude Rossby waves: a climatological study”. As a PostDoc at ETH Zurich, I worked on upper-level frontogenesis, Rossby wave dynamics, and MJO teleconnections. In addition, I helped preparing the NAWDEX field campaign and contributed to flight planning and forecasting during the campaign in autumn 2016. My research focus during the last 2 years at Monash University shifted to the understanding of physical processes driving extreme events in the Australian region (e.g., heat waves) and southern hemispheric Rossby wave dynamics. In the SPREADOUT project at KIT, we will study the representation of physical processes in global NWP data sets, their modulation by global teleconnections (e.g. MJO, ENSO), and how they affect sub-seasonal predictability for Europe.


Quinting, J.F., T. Parker, and M.J. Reeder, 2018: Two Synoptic Routes to Subtropical Heat Waves as Illustrated in the Brisbane Region of Australia, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079261

Schäfler, A., and Coauthors, 2018: The North Atlantic Waveguide and Downstream Impact Experiment. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0003.1

Portmann R., B. Crezee, J. Quinting, H. Wernli, 2018: The complex life cycles of two long‐lived potential vorticity cut‐offs over Europe. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 144, 701–719, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3239

Evans, C., K.M. Wood, S.D. Aberson, H.M. Archambault, S.M. Milrad, L.F. Bosart, K.L. Corbosiero, C.A. Davis, J.R. Dias Pinto, J. Doyle, C. Fogarty, T.J. Galarneau, C.M. Grams, K.S. Griffin, J. Gyakum, R.E. Hart, N. Kitabatake, H.S. Lentink, R. McTaggart-Cowan, W. Perrie, J.F. Quinting, C.A. Reynolds, M. Riemer, E.A. Ritchie, Y. Sun, and F. Zhang, 2017: The Extratropical Transition of Tropical Cyclones. Part I: Cyclone Evolution and Direct Impacts. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 4317–4344, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-17-0027.1

Quinting, J.F. and M.J. Reeder, 2017: Southeastern Australian Heat Waves from a Trajectory Viewpoint. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 4109–4125, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-17-0165.1

Schneidereit, A., D.H. Peters, C.M. Grams, J.F. Quinting, J.H. Keller, G. Wolf, F. Teubler, M. Riemer, and O. Martius, 2017: Enhanced Tropospheric Wave Forcing of Two Anticyclones in the Prephase of the January 2009 Major Stratospheric Sudden Warming Event. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 1797–1815, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-16-0242.1

Quinting, J.F. and S.C. Jones, 2016: On the Impact of Tropical Cyclones on Rossby Wave Packets: A Climatological Perspective. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 2021–2048, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-14-00298.1

Quinting, J.F., M.M. Bell, P.A. Harr, and S.C. Jones, 2014: Structural Characteristics of T-PARC Typhoon Sinlaku during Its Extratropical Transition. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 1945–1961, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00306.1