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Prof. Dr. Ch. Kottmeier
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Dr. U. Corsmeier
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Office Campus South:
Phone: +49 721 608-43356

Office Campus North:
Phone: +49 721 608-22801

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Karlsruhe Meteorological Colloquium
Tuesday, 14.May 2019
Dr. Shira Raveh-Rubin
The link between dry air intrusions and frontal precipitation and winds
KIT, Campus Süd, IMK-TRO, 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.

 
 

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Particulate Matter Pollutes the Air above Africa too

Impact of air pollution on climate, humans and the environment as well as the role of the West African summer monsoon – German-African consortium presents policy brief

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Are mountain ranges important for extratropical transition?

The extratropical transition of tropical cyclones near land can be delayed due to orographic blocking of mid-latitude air

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Forecasts of Rossby wave packets and blocking on subseasonal timescales

Subseasonal forecasts systematically underestimate the occurrence frequency of long-lasting and stationary high pressure systems over Europe.

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Understanding and predicting tropical rain belts

The TRACMIP project helps to improve the understanding and modeling of the response of tropical rainfall to climate change.

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Convective wind gusts in Germany

Extreme gusts in summer are often associated with severe damage.

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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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Aerosols - small heaters in snow

Aerosol particles in snow intensify snow and glacier melt.

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Prof. Dr. Andreas H. Fink joins the CLIVAR-GEWEX Monsoons Panel for a three-year term from 31 January 2019 to 31 December 2021

The Monsoons panel is a joint committee of two projects of the World Meteorological Organization’s World Climate Research Programme

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Forecasts of Rossby wave packets and blocking on subseasonal timescales

Subseasonal forecasts systematically underestimate the occurrence frequency of long-lasting and stationary high pressure systems over Europe.

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