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Dr.  Hilke Lentink

Dr. Hilke Lentink

Raum: 518
CN 435

Tel.: +49 721 608-22805
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AG: Regional Climate and Weather Hazards

Research Interests

  • High-impact weather over central Europe (e.g. extreme precipitation, wind storms)
  • Extratropical transition of tropical cyclones
  • Numerical weather prediction
  • Regional climate simulations of present and future climate

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2017: Research associate, IMK-TRO, KIT
  • 2015-2016 Research associate, South German Climate Office, KIT
  • 2012-2017 PhD student, IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany
  • 09/2011-02/2012 Internship, IAC, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • 2009-2012 M.Sc. in Meteorology, Physical Oceanography and Climate, IMAU, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
  • 2005-2008 B.Sc. in Earth sciences, major in physical geography, Utrecht University, the Netherlands


PhD thesis
Lentink H (2017): Mechanisms determining structural changes during the extratropical transition of Typhoon Sinlaku (2008): a modelling study. IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany.

Master Thesis
Lentink H (2014): Extreme foehn in Switzerland: a climatology and the relation to large scale flow.

Bachelor Thesis
Lentink H (2008): Modeling the transition from meandering to braiding channel patterns.