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Radar_Selex
How does precip change below the radar beam?

There is a gap between the lowest radar measurement and ground. How does precipitation change in this gap?

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Hagelzugbahn
Hail hazard and hail risk in Germany

Development of a new high-resolution hail loss model in cooperation with an insurance company successfully completed.

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neuronales_netz
Neural networks learn boundary layer meteorology

Neural networks can be taught to simulate the energy and mass fluxes between land surfaces with varying land use and the atmosphere.

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foehn_totes_meer
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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Windstorm_Gruppe
7th European Windstorm Workshop at KIT

Participants discuss new developments in European windstorm research and associated risks.

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Konferenz_Afrika
The politics of air pollution in Africa

EU-funded DACCIWA project is communicating its main findings to policymakers in Africa and Europe.

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Wolke_Simulation
Cloud water and ice: what satellites miss

The cloud ice fraction measured by satellites is systematically biased, because satellites can hardly see into clouds.

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KIT_cube_Nacht
Will there be a flood after the heat wave?

Heavy precipitation events are investigated by IMK-TRO in the Eastern Ore Mountains when KITcube joins the MOSES observation system starting in spring 2019.

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Tempfehler
Process-oriented Understanding of weather forecast error

Cloud-condensational processes associated with weather systems can amplify forecast error and result in severe “forecast busts” of the large-scale circulation.

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Auto unter Baum
Convective wind gusts in Germany

Extreme gusts in summer are often associated with severe damage.

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Alpengletscher
Aerosols - small heaters in snow

Aerosol particles in snow intensify snow and glacier melt.

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ESKP_Stadt_Kirche
Improve indoor climate, reduce heat load in buildings

Summerly heat waves significantly affect indoor comfort.

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staub_totes_meer
Measurements of atmospheric dust concentration at the Dead Sea

Insights into dust storm through new dust measurements at the Dead Sea.

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ESKP_Haus
Recognize health-threatening heat islands in the city

If cities are too warm, this is also due to certain settlement structures.

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Windenergieproduktion
Less reliable wind energy production in Europe due to climate change?

Climate change could impede the wind energy production in Europe.

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ESKP_KITcube
Significant for air quality: understanding wind fields in the city

Wind and weather are decisive factors for air quality and climate in agglomerations.

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Diagramm_Wasser_kl
Tracing water over Africa

New collaboration of scientists from Karlsruhe, Zurich and Berlin to investigate the pathways of water vapour in the atmosphere!

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W2W
Flash floods in megacities of Africa and Southeast Asia

Better weather forecasts could have a noticeable influence on the agricultural, economic and social development in Africa.

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KITcube_Afrika
The enigma of low-level clouds over southern West Africa

State-of-the art measurements with the mobile platform KITcube allow to detect decisive processes and parameters for low-level cloud formation.

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ESKP_Zimmer_klein
Support cities with practical climate parameters in everyday life

Possibilities of the cities adapting to the climate change!

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IR-Sat+Jet_klein
Improving weather forecasts on sub-seasonal time scales

A better understanding of the dynamical processes governing sub-seasonal predictability and novel forecast products help improving 10-60 day weather forecasts.

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ESKP_Straßenbahn
Researching Tram - on track of air pollution

Special prepared trams on the way between Karlsruhe city center and the surrounding area!

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Einfluss_Wolken_Extratropen
Weakening of extratropical cyclones by cloud-radiative interactions

Idealized model simulations suggest that clouds and their radiative interactions might have an important and so far not studied impact on extratropical weather systems.

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Spanien+Satellit
State-of-the-art data bases to advance understanding on extreme weather

Stronger, more frequent weather extremes will occur under climate change. Improved understanding of these phenomena is vital to minimize damages.

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