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Phone: +49 721 608-43356

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Phone: +49 721 608-22801

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Karlsruhe Meteorological Colloquium
Tuesday, 23. Jul 2019
PD Dr. Silke Troemel
Nowcasting of stratiform rain exploiting radar signatures in the dendritic growth layer, microphysical retrievals and spectral bin modelling
KIT, Campus Süd, IMK-TRO, Wolfgang-Gaede-Str. 1, Geb. 30.23, 13.OG Seminarraum

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Welcome to the Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Department Troposphere Research (IMK-TRO). In the field of tropospheric research, fundamental research on climate, water cycle and trace gas budgets are carried out. These atmospheric processes such as turbulence, convection, cloud formation, aerosol physics, precipitation formation and exchange processes on the Earth's surface by measurements and theoretical methods are examined in detail. The results are used in models of the atmosphere to represent and predict processes in the climate system or weather phenomena.

 
 

Atmospheric research at KIT is one of the best in the world

The current ranking of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the "Shanghai" ranking, lists KIT's atmospheric research in an outstanding 8th place in a global comparison. Compared to the previous year, KIT improved by eight places, making it the best university in Germany in this area.

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From Rain to Flood?

HYDREX 2019, Measuring campaign in the Müglitz valley in Saxony is about to be completed. Helmholtz research centres carry out joint measurement campaign on hydrological extremes.

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Local and precise: neural networks in the weather forecast

Scientists from meteorology and mathematics at KIT have jointly developed a new method that corrects errors in weather forecasting on the basis of artificial intelligence.

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European heat also develops locally

Central Europe suffers from the current heat wave. The danger of forest fires and health impacts accompanies such extreme weather.

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Foehn winds at the Dead Sea! How can this happen?

Periodic wind system of foehn character with high impact on lake evaporation detected in the Dead Sea valley.

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DFG Collaborative Research Center “Waves to Weather” enters 2nd phase

Consortium with Munich and Mainz focuses on deficiencies and challenges of weather prediction with the aim to improve forecast models.

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Successful start of collaboration between IMK and University of Tsukuba

DAAD joint research project will study the subseasonal predictability of weather regimes in Europe and Asia.

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Two YIN grants for interdisciplinary research

Young investigator group leaders cooperate with mathematicians and energy system modelers.

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Practical tailored climate parameters for climate adapation

Climate change affects many fields of action. The integration of adaptation experience into the analysis of regional climate simulations provides a basis for the implementation of adaptation measures.

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