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Dr.  Susanna Mohr

Dr. Susanna Mohr

CEDIM General Manager / Deputy group leader
CEDIM General Manager

Atmosphärische Risiken

CN 435

Phone: +49 721 608-23522
Fax: +49 721 608-24742
mohrHdf9∂kit edu

Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

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

Main Research Areas

  • Meteorological extreme events (thunderstorms, hail events, convective gusts, winter storms)
  • Hazard assessment and statistical analysis of meteorological extremes
  • Climate change and natural climate variability
Title Contact

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

Dr. S. Mohr, Prof. Dr. Kottmeier

Dr. M. Kunz, Dr. S. Mohr

Dr. S. Mohr, Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. M.  Kunz

Dr. S. Mohr, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz, Dr. M. Döring (Uni Hamburg)



  • Daniell, J., Kron, A., Brand, J., Piper, D., Mühr, B., Ehmele, F., Mohr, S. and Kunz, M. (2017): Exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms and related flash floods in May and June 2016 in Germany. Part II: Flash flood occurrences in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss. (In preperation).
  • Kunz, M., Blahak, U., Handwerker, J., Schmidberger, M., Punge, H. J., Mohr, S., Fluck, E. and Bedka, K. M. (2017): The severe hailstorm in SW Germany on  28 July 2013: Characteristics, impacts, and meteorological conditions. Q. J. R. Meteor. Soc. doi:10.1002/qj.3197.
  • Martius, O., Hering, A., Kunz, M., Manzato, A., Mohr, S., Nisi, L., and Trefald, S. (2017): Challenges and recent Advances in Hail Research – A report from the 2nd European Hail Workshop. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0207.1.
  • Mohr, S., Kunz, M., Richter, A., and Ruck, B. (2017): Statistical characteristics of convective wind gusts in Germany, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 957-969,
  • Kunz, M., Mohr, S. and Werner, P. (2017): Chapter 7 -- Niederschlag [In German]. In: Brasseur G., Jacob, D., Schuck-Zöller, S. (Hrsg.). Klimawandel in Deutschland: Entwicklung, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven. Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 57-66, doi:10.1007/978-3-662-50397-3_7.


  • 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., 16, 2835–2850, doi:10.5194/nhess-16-2835-2016.


  • Mohr, S., Kunz, M. and Geyer, B. (2015): Hail Potential in Europe based on a regional climate model hindcast. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42, 10904-10912, doi:10.1002/2015GL067118.
  • Mohr, S., Kunz, M. and Keuler, K. (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, doi:10.1002/2014JD022959.


  • Mohr, S. and Kunz, M. (2013): Recent trends and variabilities of convective parameters relevant for hail events in Germany and Europe. Atmos. Res., 123, 211–228, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.05.016.


  • Kunz, M., Mohr, S., Rauthe, M., Lux, R., and Kottmeier, Ch. (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, doi:10.5194/nhess-10-907-2010.


Poster presentations


Diploma Thesis and graduate thesis
title person in charge

Mohr, Susanna

Mohr, Susanna