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Dr.  Patrick Ludwig

Dr. Patrick Ludwig

Research Associate
Room: 510
CN 435

Phone: +49 721 608-24942
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Research Interests

  • paleoclimate (regional modeling, large scale circulation)
  • (modeling of) high impact weather (e.g. winter storms, convective systems, floods)
  • climate variability in Europe


Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2017: Research Associate, IMK-TRO, KIT
  • 2013-2017: Research Associate, IGMK, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2009-2014: PhD student, IGMK, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2001-2008: Diploma in Meteorology, IGMK, University of Cologne, Germany

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

[11] Mathias, L., Ermert, V., Kelemen, F.D., Ludwig, P., Pinto, J.G., 2017: Synoptic analysis and hindcast of an intense bow echo above Western Europe: The Pentecost storm 2014. Weather Forecasting, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-16-0192.1 link

[10] Ludwig P, Pinto JG, Raible CC, Shao Y, 2017: Impacts of North Atlantic Surface Temperatures on European Climate during the Last Glacial Maximum in a regional climate model simulation. Geophys. Res. Lett. 44, 5086–5095. doi:10.1002/2017GL073622

2016

[9] Maier A, Lehmkuhl F, Ludwig P, Melles M, Schmidt I, Shao Y, Zeeden C, Zimmermann A (2016) Demographic estimates of hunter–gatherers during the Last Glacial Maximum in Europe against the background of palaeoenvironmental data. Quaternary International, 425, 49-61. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2016.04.009, link

[8] Dangendorf S, Arns A, Pinto JG, Ludwig P, Jensen J (2016) The exceptional influence of storm “Xaver” on design water levels in the German Bight. Environ Res Lett 11:054001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054001, link

[7] Ludwig P, Schaffernicht EJ, Shao Y, Pinto JG (2016) Regional atmospheric circulation over Europe during the Last Glacial Maximum and its links to precipitation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 2130–2145. doi:10.1002/2015JD024444, link

[6] Kelemen FD, Ludwig P, Reyers M, Ulbrich S, Pinto JG (2016) Evaluation of moisture sources of the Central European summer flood of May/June 2013 based on regional climate model simulations. Tellus A 68:29288. doi:10.3402/tellusa.v68.29288, link

2015

[5] Ludwig P, Pinto JG, Hoepp SA, Fink AH, Gray SL (2015) Secondary cyclogenesis along an occluded front leading to damaging wind gusts: windstorm Kyrill, January 2007. Mon Weather Rev, 143, 1417–1437. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00304.1

2014

[4] Ludwig P, Pinto JG, Reyers M, Gray SL (2014) The role of anomalous SST over the Southeastern North Atlantic in the explosive development of winter storm Xynthia. Quart J R Meteorol Soc 140, 1729–1741. doi:10.1002/qj.2253

2013

[3] Held H, Gerstengarbe FW, Pardowitz T, Pinto JG, Ulbrich U, Böhm U, Born K, Büchner M, Donat MG, Karremann MK, Leckebusch GC, Ludwig P, Nissen KM, Nocke T, Osterle H, Prahl BF, Werner PC, Befort BJ, Burghoff O (2013) Projections of global warming-induced impacts on winter storm losses in the German private household sector. Clim Change Clim Change, 121, 195-207. doi:10.1007/s10584-013-0872-7

[2] Liberato MLR, Pinto JG, Trigo RM, Ludwig P, Ordóñez P, Yuen D, Trigo IF (2013) Explosive development of winter storm Xynthia over the southeastern North Atlantic. Nat Hazards Earth Syst Sci 13, 2239-2251. doi:10.5194/nhess-13-2239-2013

2012

[1] Born K, Ludwig P, Pinto JG (2012) Wind Gust Estimation for Mid-European Winter Storms: Towards a Probabilistic View. Tellus A 64:17471. doi:10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.17471

Doctoral Thesis

Ludwig P (2014):  European Winter Storms: Dynamical Aspects and Wind Gust Estimation based on results of Regional Climate Model simulations. IGMK, University of Cologne.

Diploma Thesis

Ludwig P (2009): Statistical postprocessing of precipitation generated with FOOT3DK for the rainy season 2002 in Benin (West Africa). IGMK, University of Cologne.