Dr.  Sebastian Helgert

Dr. Sebastian Helgert

Research Interests

  • High impact weather (e.g. heavy precipitation events and heat waves)
  • Land-atmosphere interactions and feedback mechanisms
  • High-resolution modelling on sub-seasonal to climate time scales


Projects

  • HYdrological cycle in the Mediterranean Experiment (HyMeX) link
  • PREMIUM – Predictive Models for Extremes and High-Impact Weather under Climate Change link


Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2019: Research Associate (PhD), IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany
  • 2015 - 2019: Scientific assistant and doctorate, IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany
  • 2012 - 2014: M.Sc. in Meteorology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2008 - 2012: B.Sc. in Meteorology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany


Teaching

  • WS 2016/2017: tutorial for “Allgemeine Meteorologie”, IMK-TRO, KIT
  • WS 2015/2016: tutorial for “Theoretische Meteorologie”, IMK-TRO, KIT
  • WS 2012/2013: tutorial for “Allgemeine Metorologie”, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • SS 2012: tutorial for “Allgemeine Klimatologie”, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • WS 2011/2012: tutorial for “Allgemeine Metorologie”, Goethe University Frankfurt

Begutachtete Zeitschriftenbeiträge


2018
Multi-scale Observations of Atmospheric Moisture Variability in relation to Heavy Precipitating Systems in the north-western Mediterranean during HyMeX IOP12.
Khodayar, S.; Czajka, B.; Caldas-Alvarez, A.; Helgert, S.; Flamant, C.; Di Girolamo, P.; Bock, O.; Chazette, P.
2018. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (717), 2761–2780. doi:10.1002/qj.3402

Sonstige Publikationen


2020
The benefits of high-resolution simulations for the representation of extremes in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Helgert, S.
2020, Januar 27. Public Health and Water Resources- Adaptation to Climate Change in the Eastern Mediterranean (2020), Triest, Italien, 27.–28. Januar 2020
2018
Impact of soil moisture initialization on the convection-permitting COSMO representation of heavy precipitation over the Iberian Peninsula.
Helgert, S.; Khodayar, S.
2018. 13th General Assembly of the CLM Community (2018), Karlsruhe, Deutschland, 18.–21. September 2018
Convection-permitting simulation of heavy precipitation events with 1km-SMOS soil moisture initialization over the Iberian Peninsula.
Helgert, S.; Khodayar, S.
2018. 11th HyMeX Workshop (2018), Lecce, Italien, 29. Mai–2. Juni 2018
Improving the model representation of heavy precipitation in the western Mediterranean: soil moisture-atmosphere interactions and atmospheric water vapour evolution.
Khodayar, S.; Caldas-Alvarez, A.; Helgert, S.
2018. 11th HyMeX Workshop (2018), Lecce, Italien, 29. Mai–2. Juni 2018
Role of Mediterranean soil moisture-atmosphere interactions on the representation of dry and wet extremes.
Helgert, S.; Khodayar, S.
2018. ICCARUS User Seminar (2018), Offenbach am Main, Deutschland, 26.–28. Februar 2018
2017
Impact of simulations with realistic soil moisture initialization on soil-atmosphere interactions favouring extreme events.
Helgert, S.; Khodayar, S.
2017. HyMeX Workshop 2017, Barcelona, E, July 4-7, 2017
Impact of realistic soil moisture initialization on the representation of extreme events in the western Mediterranean.
Helgert, S.; Khodayar, S.
2017. EGU General Assembly (2017), Wien, Österreich, 23.–28. April 2017
2016
Soil-atmosphere interactions in the Mediterranean area.
Helgert, S.; Khodayar, S.
2016. COSMO/CLM/ART User Seminar (2016), Offenbach am Main, Deutschland, 7.–9. März 2016