Prof. Dr.  Peter Knippertz www.kit.edu

Prof. Dr. Peter Knippertz

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung
     
    Wolfgang-Gaede-Str. 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Ich bin Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe Atmosphärische Dynamik, Ko-Sprecher des Transregio-SFBs Waves to Weather und Mitglied der Lenkungsausschüsse der KIT-Zentren für Klima und Umwelt sowie für Mathematics in Sciences, Engineering, and Economics.

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Atmosphärische Dynamik
  • Tropische Meteorologie
  • Tropisch-extratropische Interaktionen
  • Monsune
  • Konvektion
  • Staubstürme
  • Zyklonen
  • Starkniederschläge
  • Numerische Wettervorhersage

 

Ausbildung & Arbeitserfahrung

seit 2013         Professor der Meteorologie, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Deutschland

2009–2013      Professor/Reader/Lecturer in Meteorologie, Univ. Leeds, GB

2008                Habilitation in Meteorologie, Univ. Mainz, Deutschland

2005–2009      Emmy-Noether Gruppenleiter, Univ. Mainz, Deutschland

2003–2005      DFG Postdoc-Stipendium, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

2003                Doktor der Meteorologie, Univ. Köln, Deutschland

1999                Diplom in Meteorologie, Univ. Köln, Deutschland

 

Lehre

  • Tropische Meteorologie
  • Statistik in der Meteorologie
  • Numerische Wettervorhersage
  • Fortgeschrittene Numerische Wettervorhersage
  • Theoretische Meteorologie
  • Meteorologisches Kolloquium und Seminare

Detailierten CV gibt es hier

 

                         

Peer-reviewed journals


2022
The Intricacies of Identifying Equatorial Waves
Knippertz, P.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G. N.; Kikuchi, K.; Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Roundy, P. E.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Methven, J.; Schlüter, A.; Sielmann, F.; Wheeler, M. C.
2022. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. doi:10.1002/qj.4338
Sensitivity of low-level clouds and precipitation to anthropogenic aerosol emission in southern West Africa: a DACCIWA case study
Deroubaix, A.; Menut, L.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Batenburg, A.; Brito, J.; Denjean, C.; Dione, C.; Dupuy, R.; Hahn, V.; Kalthoff, N.; Lohou, F.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Siour, G.; Tuccella, P.; Voigt, C.
2022. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 22 (5), 3251–3273. doi:10.5194/acp-22-3251-2022
2021
Disentangling different moisture transport pathways over the eastern subtropical North Atlantic using multi-platform isotope observations and high-resolution numerical modelling
Dahinden, F.; Aemisegger, F.; Wernli, H.; Schneider, M.; Diekmann, C. J.; Ertl, B.; Knippertz, P.; Werner, M.; Pfahl, S.
2021. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 21 (21), 16319–16347. doi:10.5194/acp-21-16319-2021
Waves to Weather: Exploring the limits of predictability of weather
Craig, G. C.; Fink, A. H.; Hoose, C.; Janjić, T.; Knippertz, P.; Laurian, A.; Lerch, S.; Mayer, B.; Miltenberger, A.; Redl, R.; Riemer, M.; Tempest, K. I.; Wirth, V.
2021. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 102 (22), E2151 - E2164. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0035.1
A Lagrangian perspective on stable water isotopes during the West African Monsoon
Diekmann, C. J.; Schneider, M.; Knippertz, P.; Vries, A. J.; Pfahl, S.; Aemisegger, F.; Dahinden, F.; Ertl, B.; Khosrawi, F.; Wernli, H.; Braesicke, P.
2021. Journal of geophysical research / D, 126 (19), e2021JD034895. doi:10.1029/2021JD034895
The impact of GPS and high-resolution radiosonde nudging on the simulation of heavy precipitation during HyMeX IOP6
Caldas-Alvarez, A.; Khodayar, S.; Knippertz, P.
2021. Weather and Climate Dynamics, 2 (3), 561–580. doi:10.5194/wcd-2-561-2021
An IMERG-Based Optimal Extended Probabilistic Climatology (EPC) as a Benchmark Ensemble Forecast for Precipitation in the Tropics and Subtropics
Walz, E.-M.; Maranan, M.; Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2021. Weather and forecasting, 36 (4), 1561–1573. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-20-0233.1
Disentangling different moisture transport pathways over the eastern subtropical North Atlantic using multi-platform isotope observations and high-resolution numerical modelling
Dahinden, F.; Aemisegger, F.; Wernli, H.; Schneider, M.; Diekmann, C. J.; Ertl, B.; Knippertz, P.; Werner, M.; Pfahl, S.
2021. Atmospheric chemistry and physics / Discussions. doi:10.5194/acp-2021-269
The MUSICA IASI {HO, δD} pair product
Diekmann, C. J.; Schneider, M.; Ertl, B.; Hase, F.; García, O.; Khosrawi, F.; Sepúlveda, E.; Knippertz, P.; Braesicke, P.
2021. Earth system science data discussions. doi:10.5194/essd-2021-87
The potential of increasing man-made air pollution to reduce rainfall over southern West Africa
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.
2021. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 21 (1), 35–55. doi:10.5194/acp-21-35-2021
Statistical forecasts for the occurrence of precipitation outperform global models over northern Tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Klar, M.; Schlueter, A.
2021. Geophysical research letters, 48 (3). doi:10.1029/2020GL091022
2020
An Evaluation of Operational and Research Weather Forecasts for Southern West Africa using Observations from the DACCIWA Field Campaign in June‐July 2016
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Bendetti, A.; Brooks, M. E.; Hill, P. P. G.; Maranan, M.; Pante, G.; Vogel, B.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (728), 1121–1148. doi:10.1002/qj.3729
Unexpected biomass burning aerosol absorption enhancement explained by black carbon mixing state
Denjean, C.; Brito, J.; Libois, Q.; Mallet, M.; Bourrianne, T.; Burnet, F.; Dupuy, R.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.
2020. Geophysical research letters, 47 (19), e2020GL089055. doi:10.1029/2020GL089055
Skill of Global Raw and Postprocessed Ensemble Predictions of Rainfall in the Tropics
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T.
2020. Weather and forecasting, 35 (6), 2367–2385. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-20-0082.1
Downward cloud venting of the central African biomass burning plume during the West Africa summer monsoon
Dajuma, A.; Ogunjobi, K. O.; Vogel, H.; Knippertz, P.; Silué, S.; N& apos; Datchoh, E. T.; Yoboué, V.; Vogel, B.
2020. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 20 (9), 5373–5390. doi:10.5194/acp-20-5373-2020
Overview of aerosol optical properties over southern West Africa from DACCIWA aircraft measurements
Denjean, C.; Bourrianne, T.; Burnet, F.; Mallet, M.; Maury, N.; Colomb, A.; Dominutti, P.; Brito, J.; Dupuy, R.; Sellegri, K.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.
2020. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 20 (8), 4735–4756. doi:10.5194/acp-20-4735-2020
Three‐dimensional pathways of dust over the Sahara during summer 2011 as revealed by new Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer observations
Cuesta, J.; Flamant, C.; Gaetani, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Chazette, P.; Eremenko, M.; Dufour, G.; Di Biagio, C.; Formenti, P.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (731), 2731–2755. doi:10.1002/qj.3814
Synoptic-scale controls of fog and low-cloud variability in the Namib Desert
Andersen, H.; Cermak, J.; Fuchs, J.; Knippertz, P.; Gaetani, M.; Quinting, J.; Sippel, S.; Vogt, R.
2020. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 20 (6), 3415–3438. doi:10.5194/acp-20-3415-2020
A process-based validation of GPM IMERG and its sources using a mesoscale rain gauge network in the West African forest zone
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Atiah, W. A.; Stengel, M.
2020. Journal of hydrometeorology, 21 (April 2020), 729–749. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-19-0257.1
The influence of DACCIWA radiosonde data on the quality of ECMWF analyses and forecasts over southern West Africa
Linden, R. van der; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Ingleby, B.; Maranan, M.; Benedetti, A.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (729), 1719–1739. doi:10.1002/qj.3763
The role of observed cloud‐radiative anomalies for the dynamics of the North Atlantic Oscillation on synoptic time‐scales
Papavasileiou, G.; Voigt, A.; Knippertz, P.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (729), 1822–1841. doi:10.1002/qj.3768
Dynamics of sting-jet storm Egon over continental Europe: Impact of surface properties and model resolution
Eisenstein, L.; Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (726), 186–210. doi:10.1002/qj.3666
Formation of Wind Gusts in an Extratropical Cyclone in the Light of Doppler Lidar Observations and Large-Eddy Simulations
Pantillon, F.; Adler, B.; Corsmeier, U.; Knippertz, P.; Wieser, A.; Hansen, A.
2020. Monthly weather review, (148), 353–375. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-19-0241.1
2019
Resolving Sahelian thunderstorms improves mid-latitude weather forecasts
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.
2019. Nature Communications, 10 (1), Article: 3487. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-11081-4
A Systematic Comparison of Tropical Waves over Northern Africa. Part II: Dynamics and Thermodynamics
Schlüter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2019. Journal of climate, 32 (9), 2605–2625. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0651.1
Remote biomass burning dominates southern West African air pollution during the monsoon
Haslett, S. L.; Taylor, J. W.; Evans, M.; Morris, E.; Vogel, B.; Dajuma, A.; Brito, J.; Batenburg, A. M.; Borrmann, S.; Schneider, J.; Schulz, C.; Denjean, C.; Bourrianne, T.; Knippertz, P.; Dupuy, R.; Schwarzenböck, A.; Sauer, D.; Flamant, C.; Dorsey, J.; Crawford, I.; Coe, H.
2019. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 19 (24), 15217–15234. doi:10.5194/acp-19-15217-2019
Aerosol influences on low-level clouds in the West African monsoon
Taylor, J. W.; Haslett, S. L.; Bower, K.; Flynn, M.; Crawford, I.; Dorsey, J.; Choularton, T.; Connolly, P. J.; Hahn, V.; Voigt, C.; Sauer, D.; Dupuy, R.; Brito, J.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Bourriane, T.; Denjean, C.; Rosenberg, P.; Flamant, C.; Lee, J. D.; Vaughan, A. R.; Hill, P. G.; Brooks, B.; Catoire, V.; Knippertz, P.; Coe, H.
2019. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 19 (13), 8503–8522. doi:10.5194/acp-19-8503-2019
Interactions between convection and a moist vortex associated with an extreme rainfall event over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Francis, S. D.; Akpo, A. B.; Jegede, G.; Yorke, C.
2019. Monthly weather review, 147, 2309–2328. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-18-0396.1
The role of low-level clouds in the West African monsoon system
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2019. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 19 (3), 1623–1647. doi:10.5194/acp-19-1623-2019
Climatology of coastal wind regimes in Benin
Guedje, F. K.; Houeto, A. V. V.; Houngninou, E. B.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2019. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 28 (1), 23–39. doi:10.1127/metz/2019/0930
Diurnal cycle of coastal anthropogenic pollutant transport over southern West Africa during the DACCIWA campaign
Deroubaix, A.; Menut, L.; Flamant, C.; Brito, J.; Denjean, C.; Dreiling, V.; Fink, A.; Jambert, C.; Kalthoff, N.; Knippertz, P.; Ladkin, R.; Mailler, S.; Maranan, M.; Pacifico, F.; Piguet, B.; Siour, G.; Turquety, S.
2019. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 19 (1), 473–497. doi:10.5194/acp-19-473-2019
Revisiting Interannual to Decadal Teleconnections Influencing Seasonal Rainfall in the Greater Horn of Africa During the 20th Century
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2019. International journal of climatology, 39 (5), 2765–2785. doi:10.1002/joc.5986
Tropical Transition of Hurricane Chris (2012) over the North Atlantic Ocean: A Multi-Scale Investigation of Predictability
Maier-Gerber, M.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Di Muzio, E.; McTaggart-Cowan, R.
2019. Monthly weather review, 147 (3), 951–970. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-18-0188.1
A systematic comparison of tropical waves over northern Africa. Part I: Influence on rainfall
Schlueter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.
2019. Journal of climate, 32, 1501–1523. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0173.1
2018
Quantifying the Contribution of Different Cloud Types to the Radiation Budget in Southern West Africa
Hill, P. G.; Allan, R. P.; Chiu, J. C.; Bodas-Salcedo, A.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Journal of climate, 31 (13), 5273–5291. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0586.1
The devil in the detail of storms
Knippertz, P.; Pantillon, F.; Fink, A. H.
2018. Environmental research letters, 13 (5), 051001/1–3. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aabd3e
Assessing the role of anthropogenic and biogenic sources on PM₁ over southern West Africa using aircraft measurements
Brito, J.; Freney, E.; Dominutti, P.; Borbon, A.; Haslett, S. L.; Batenburg, A. M.; Colomb, A.; Dupuy, R.; Denjean, C.; Burnet, F.; Bourriane, T.; Deroubaix, A.; Sellegri, K.; Borrmann, S.; Coe, H.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Schwarzenboeck, A.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18 (2), 757–772. doi:10.5194/acp-18-757-2018
The mysterious long-range transport of giant mineral dust particles
Does, M. van der; Knippertz, P.; Zschenderlein, P.; Giles Harrison, R.; Stuut, J.-B. W.
2018. Science advances, 4 (12), Art. Nr.: eaau2768. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aau2768
Aerosol liquid water content in the moist southern West African monsoon layer and its radiative impact
Deetz, K.; Vogel, H.; Haslett, S.; Knippertz, P.; Coe, H.; Vogel, B.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18 (19), 14271–14295. doi:10.5194/acp-18-14271-2018
Aerosol distribution in the northern Gulf of Guinea: local anthropogenic sources, long-range transport, and the role of coastal shallow circulations
Flamant, C.; Deroubaix, A.; Chazette, P.; Brito, J.; Gaetani, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Coetlogon, G. de; Menut, L.; Colomb, A.; Denjean, C.; Meynadier, R.; Rosenberg, P.; Dupuy, R.; Dominutti, P.; Duplissy, J.; Bourrianne, T.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Ramonet, M.; Totems, J.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18 (16), 12363–12389. doi:10.5194/acp-18-12363-2018
Status and future of numerical atmospheric aerosol prediction with a focus on data requirements
Benedetti, A.; Reid, J. S.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Di Giuseppe, F.; Rémy, S.; Basart, S.; Boucher, O.; Brooks, I. M.; Menut, L.; Mona, L.; Laj, P.; Pappalardo, G.; Wiedensohler, A.; Baklanov, A.; Brooks, M.; Colarco, P. R.; Cuevas, E.; Silva, A. da; Escribano, J.; Flemming, J.; Huneeus, N.; Jorba, O.; Kazadzis, S.; Kinne, S.; Popp, T.; Quinn, P. K.; Sekiyama, T. T.; Tanaka, T.; Terradellas, E.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18 (14), 10615–10643. doi:10.5194/acp-18-10615-2018
Forecasting wind gusts in winter storms using a calibrated convection-permitting ensemble
Pantillon, F.; Lerch, S.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2018. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144, 1864–1881. doi:10.1002/qj.3380
Rainfall types over southern West Africa: Objective identification, climatology and synoptic environment
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (714), 1628–1648. doi:10.1002/qj.3345
Numerical simulations of aerosol radiative effects and their impact on clouds and atmospheric dynamics over southern West Africa
Deetz, K.; Vogel, H.; Knippertz, P.; Adler, B.; Taylor, J.; Coe, H.; Bower, K.; Haslett, S.; Flynn, M.; Dorsey, J.; Crawford, I.; Kottmeier, C.; Vogel, B.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18 (13), 9767–9788. doi:10.5194/acp-18-9767-2018
Overview and first results of the Wind and Storms Experiment (WASTEX): a field campaign to observe the formation of gusts using a Doppler lidar
Pantillon, F.; Wieser, A.; Adler, B.; Corsmeier, U.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Advances in science and research, 15, 91–97. doi:10.5194/asr-15-91-2018
An overview of the diurnal cycle of the atmospheric boundary layer during the West African monsoon season: Results from the 2016 observational campaign
Kalthoff, N.; Lohou, F.; Brooks, B.; Jegede, G.; Adler, B.; Babić, K.; Dione, C.; Ajao, A.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Aryee, J. N. A.; Ayoola, M.; Bessardon, G.; Danuor, S. K.; Handwerker, J.; Kohler, M.; Lothon, M.; Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia, X.; Smith, V.; Sunmonu, L.; Wieser, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 18, 2913–2928. doi:10.5194/acp-18-2913-2018
Skill of Global Raw and Postprocessed Ensemble Predictions of Rainfall over Northern Tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T.
2018. Weather and forecasting, 33, 369–388. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-17-0127.1
The Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa field campaign : Overview and research highlights
Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Akpo, A.; Brooks, B.; Chiu, C. J.; Coe, H.; Danuor, S.; Evans, M.; Jegede, O.; Kalthoff, N.; Konaré, A.; Liousse, C.; Lohou, F.; Mari, C.; Schlager, H.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Adler, B.; Amekudzi, L.; Aryee, J.; Ayoola, M.; Batenburg, A. M.; Bessardon, G.; Borrmann, S.; Brito, J.; Bower, K.; Burnet, F.; Catoire, V.; Colomb, A.; Denjean, C.; Fosu-Amankwah, K.; Hill, P. G.; Lee, J.; Lothon, M.; Maranan, M.; Marsham, J.; Meynadier, R.; Ngamini, J.-B.; Rosenberg, P.; Sauer, D.; Smith, V.; Stratmann, G.; Taylor, J. W.; Voigt, C.; Yoboué, V.
2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99, 83–104. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0256.1
2017
Revealing the meteorological drivers of the September 2015 severe dust event in the Eastern Mediterranean
Gasch, P.; Rieger, D.; Walter, C.; Khain, P.; Levi, Y.; Knippertz, P.; Vogel, B.
2017. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 17 (22), 13573–13604. doi:10.5194/acp-17-13573-2017
Extreme precipitation in the West African cities of Dakar and Ouagadougou - atmospheric dynamics and implications for flood risk assessments
Engel, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Pante, G.; Bliefernicht, J.
2017. Journal of hydrometeorology, 18, 2937–2957. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-16-0218.1
Revisiting the synoptic-scale predictability of severe European winter storms using ECMWF ensemble reforecasts
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2017. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 17 (10), 1795–1810. doi:10.5194/nhess-17-1795-2017
A meteorological and chemical overview of the DACCIWA field campaign in West Africa in June-July 2016
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Deroubaix, A.; Morris, E.; Tocquer, F.; Evans, M. J.; Flamant, C.; Gaetani, M.; Lavaysse, C.; Mari, C.; Marsham, J. H.; Meynadier, R.; Affo-Dogo, A.; Bahaga, T.; Brosse, F.; Deetz, K.; Guebsi, R.; Latifou, I.; Maranan, M.; Rosenberg, P. D.; Schlüter, A.
2017. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 17 (17), 10893–10918. doi:10.5194/acp-17-10893-2017
New Saharan wind observations reveal substantial biases in analysed dust-generating winds
Roberts, A. J.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Parker, D. J.; Bart, M.; Garcia-Carreras, L.; Hobby, M.; McQuaid, J. B.; Rosenberg, P. D.; Walker, D.
2017. Atmospheric science letters, 18 (9), 366–372. doi:10.1002/asl.765
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. Weather, 72 (8), 236–241. doi:10.1002/wea.2995
Global climatologies of Eulerian and Lagrangian flow features based on ERA-Interim
Sprenger, M.; Fragkoulidis, G.; Binder, H.; Croci-Maspoli, M.; Graf, P.; Grams, C. M.; Knippertz, P.; Madonna, E.; Schemm, S.; Škerlak, B.; Wernli, H.
2017. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (8), 1739–1748. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00299.1
Large-eddy simulations over Germany using ICON: a comprehensive evaluation
Heinze, R.; Dipankar, A.; Henken, C. C.; Moseley, C.; Sourdeval, O.; Trömel, S.; Xie, X.; Adamidis, P.; Ament, F.; Baars, H.; Barthlott, C.; Behrendt, A.; Blahak, U.; Bley, S.; Brdar, S.; Brueck, M.; Crewell, S.; Deneke, H.; Di Girolamo, P.; Evaristo, R.; Fischer, J.; Frank, C.; Friederichs, P.; Göcke, T.; Gorges, K.; Hande, L.; Hanke, M.; Hansen, A.; Hege, H.-C.; Hoose, C.; Jahns, T.; Kalthoff, N.; Klocke, D.; Kneifel, S.; Knippertz, P.; Kuhn, A.; Laar, T. van; Macke, A.; Maurer, V.; Mayer, B.; Meyer, C. I.; Muppa, S. K.; Neggers, R. A. J.; Orlandi, E.; Pantillon, F.; Pospichal, B.; Röber, N.; Scheck, L.; Seifert, A.; Seifert, P.; Senf, F.; Siligam, P.; Simmer, C.; Steinke, S.; Stevens, B.; Wapler, K.; Weniger, M.; Wulfmeyer, V.; Zängl, G.; Zhang, D.; Quaas, J.
2017. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143 (702), 69–100. doi:10.1002/qj.2947
Why Do Global Climate Models Struggle to Represent Low-Level Clouds in the West African Summer Monsoon?
Hannak, L.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.; Pante, G.
2017. Journal of climate, 30, 1665–1687. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0451.1
2016
Drivers for the deepening of severe European windstorms and their impacts on forecast quality
Pirret, J. S. R.; Knippertz, P.; Trzeciak, T. M.
2016. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143 (702), 309–320. doi:10.1002/qj.2923
Dust Devil Sediment Transport: From Lab to Field to Global Impact
Klose, M.; Jemmett-Smith, B. C.; Kahanpää, H.; Kahre, M.; Knippertz, P.; Lemmon, M. T.; Lewis, S. R.; Lorenz, R. D.; Neakrase, L. D. V.; Newman, C.; Patel, M. R.; Reiss, D.; Spiga, A.; Whelley, P. L.
2016. Space science reviews, 203 (1-4), 377–426. doi:10.1007/s11214-016-0261-4
Identifying errors in dust models from data assimilation
Pope, R. J.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Brooks, M. E.; Roberts, A. J.
2016. Geophysical research letters, 43 (17), 9270–9279. doi:10.1002/2016GL070621
Can we trust climate models to realistically represent severe European windstorms?
Trzeciak, T. M.; Knippertz, P.; Pirret, J. S. R.; Williams, K. D.
2016. Climate dynamics, 46 (11-12), 3431–3451. doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2777-9
Weakening and moistening of the summertime Saharan heat low through convective cold pools from the Atlas Mountains
Redl, R.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2016. Journal of geophysical research / D, 121 (8), 3907–3928. doi:10.1002/2015JD024443
On What Scale Can We Predict the Agronomic Onset of the West African Monsoon?
Fitzpatrick, R. G. J.; Bain, C. L.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Parker, D. J.
2016. Monthly Weather Review, 144 (4), 1571–1589. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0274.1
Modeling haboob dust storms in large-scale weather and climate models
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Panitz, H.-J.; Bischoff-Gauss, I.
2016. Journal of geophysical research / Atmospheres, 121 (5), 2090–2109. doi:10.1002/2015JD024349
A process-based evaluation of dust-emitting winds in the CMIP5 simulation of HadGEM2-ES
Fiedler, S.; Knippertz, P.; Woodward, S.; Martin, G. M.; Bellouin, N.; Ross, A. N.; Heinold, B.; Schepanski, K.; Birch, C. E.; Tegen, I.
2016. Climate Dynamics, 46 (3-4), 1107–1130. doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2635-9
2015
The possible role of local air pollution in climate change in West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Evans, M. J.; Field, P. R.; Fink, A. H.; Liousse, C.; Marsham, J. H.
2015. Nature Climate Change, 5, 815–822. doi:10.1038/nclimate2727
Lagrangian dust model simulations for a case of moist convective dust emission and transport in the western Sahara region during Fennec/LADUNEX
Sodemann, H.; Lai, T. M.; Marenco, F.; Ryder, C. L.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Rosenberg, P.; Bart, M.; McQuaid, J. B.
2015. Journal of geophysical research / Atmospheres, 120 (12), 6117–6144. doi:10.1002/2015JD023283
The sensitivity of nocturnal low-level jets and near-surface winds over the Sahel to model resolution, initial conditions and boundary-layer set-up
Schepanski, K.; Knippertz, P.; Fiedler, S.; Timouk, F.; Demarty, J.
2015. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 141, 1442–1456. doi:10.1002/qj.2453
Disagreements in low-level moisture between (Re)analyses over summertime West Africa
Roberts, A. J.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.
2015. Monthly weather review, 143, 1193–1211. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00218.1
Quantifying global dust devil occurence from meteorological analyses
Jemmett-Smith, B. C.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Gilkeson, C. A.
2015. Geophysical research letters, 42 (4), 1275–1282. doi:10.1002/2015GL063078
The importance of rare, high-wind events for dust uplift in northern Africa
Cowie, S. M.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.
2015. Geophysical research letters, 42 (19), 8208–8215. doi:10.1002/2015GL065819
An objective detection method for convective cold pool events and its application to Northern Africa
Redl, R.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2015. Monthly weather review, 143, 5055–5072. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-15-0223.1
The importance of Harmattan surges for the emission of North African dust aerosol
Fiedler, S.; Kaplan, M. L.; Knippertz, P.
2015. Geophysical research letters, 42 (21), 9495–9504. doi:10.1002/2015GL065925
The West African Monsoon Onset : A Concise Comparison of Definitions
Fitzpatrick, R. G. J.; Bain, C. L.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Parker, D. J.
2015. Journal of climate, 28, 8673–8694. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0265.1
Idealized large-eddy simulations of nocturnal low-level jets over subtropical desert regions and implications for dust-generating winds
Heinold, B.; Knippertz, P.; Beare, R. J.
2015. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 141 (690), 1740–1752. doi:10.1002/qj.2475
The DACCIWA Project: Dynamics–Aerosol–Chemistry–Cloud Interactions in West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Coe, H.; Chiu, J. C.; Evans, M. J.; Fink, A. H.; Kalthoff, N.; Liousse, C.; Mari, C.; Allan, R. P.; Brooks, B.; Danour, S.; Flamant, C.; Jegede, O. O.; Lohou, F.; Marsham, J. H.
2015. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96, 1451–1460. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00108.1
A parameterization of convective dust storms for models with mass-flux convection schemes
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Birch, C. E.
2015. Journal of the atmospheric sciences, 72 (6), 2545–2561. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-14-0341.1
Cloud banding and winds in intense European cyclones. Results from the DIAMET project
Vaughan, G.; Methven, J.; ANderson, D.; Antonescu, B.; Baker, L.; Baker, T. P.; Ballard, S. P.; Bower, K. N.; Brown, P. R. A.; Chagnon, J.; Choularton, T. W.; Chylik, J.; Connolly, P. J.; Cook, P. A.; Cotton, R. J.; Crosier, J.; Dearden, C.; Dorsey, J. R.; Frame, T. H. A.; Gallagher, M. W.; Gooduff, M.; Gray, S. L.; Harvey, B. J.; Knippertz, P.; Lean, H. W.; Li, D.; Lloyd, G.; Martinez-Alvarado, O.; Nicol, J.; Norris, E.; Öström, E.; Owen, J.; Parker, D. J.; Plant, R. S.; Renfrew, I. A.; Roberts, N. M.; Rosenberg, P.; Rudd, A. C.; Schultz, D. M.; Taylor, J. P.; Trzeciak, T.; Tubbs, R.; Vance, A. K.; Leeuwen, P. J. van; Wellpott, A.; Woolley, A.
2015. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96 (2), 249–265. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00238.1
2014
How important are atmospheric depressions and mobile cyclones for emitting mineral dust aerosol in North Africa?
Fiedler, S.; Schepanski, K.; Knippertz, P.; Heinold, B.; Tegen, I.
2014. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14 (17), 8983–9000. doi:10.5194/acp-14-8983-2014
A climatology of dust emission events from northern Africa using long-term surface observations
Cowie, S. M.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.
2014. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14 (16), 8579–8597. doi:10.5194/acp-14-8579-2014
A climatology of dust emission events from northern Africa using long-term surface observations
Cowie, S. M.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.
2014. Atmospheric chemistry and physics / Discussions, 14 (6), 7425–7468. doi:10.5194/acpd-14-7425-2014
The formation of a large summertime Saharan dust plume: Convective and synoptic-scale analysis
Roberts, A. J.; Knippertz, P.
2014. Journal of geophysical research / D, 119, 1766–1785. doi:10.1002/2013JD020667

Other Publications


2022
CEDIM Forensic Disaster Analysis Group (FDA): Winter storm series: Ylenia, Zeynep, Antonia (int: Dudley, Eunice, Franklin) - February 2022 (NW & Central Europe)
Mühr, B.; Eisenstein, L.; Pinto, J. G.; Knippertz, P.; Mohr, S.; Kunz, M.
2022. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT). doi:10.5445/IR/1000143470
Objective identification of high-wind features within extratropical cyclones using a probabilistic random forest
Eisenstein, L.; Schulz, B.; Knippertz, P.; Pinto, J.
2022. 102nd AMS Annual Meeting (2022), Online, 23.–27. Januar 2022
Surface fluxes are main control on ITCZ behavior in tropical aquachannel simulations
Jung, H.; Knippertz, P.; Ruckstuhl, Y.; Hoose, C.; Redl, R.; Janjic, T.
2022. 102nd AMS Annual Meeting (2022), Online, 23.–27. Januar 2022
The art of identifying equatorial waves
Knippertz, P.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G.; Kikuchi, K.; Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Roundy, P. E.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Methven, J.; Schlueter, A.; Sielmann, F.; Wheeler, M. C.
2022. 102nd AMS Annual Meeting (2022), Online, 23.–27. Januar 2022
Swabian MOSES 2021 – Eine Messkampagne zur Untersuchung hydro-meteorologischer Extreme und deren Folgen in Baden-Württemberg
Behrendt, A.; Dietrich, P.; Escher, B.; Feuerle, T.; Gasch, P.; Glaser, C.; Hajnsek, I.; Handwerker, J.; Hase, F.; Kiese, R.; Khordakova, D.; Knippertz, P.; Kohler, M.; Kunz, M.; Mauder, M.; Möhler, O.; Reitter, R.; Rode, M.; Rolf, C.; Saathoff, H.; Schütze, C.; Spahr, S.; Späth, F.; Tillmann, R.; Weber, U.; Wieser, A.; Wilhelm, J.
2022. DACH Meteorologietagung (2022), Leipzig, Deutschland, 21.–25. März 2022
How coherent is rainfall in northern tropical Africa in time and space – and why?
Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2022. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2022), Wien, Österreich, 23.–27. Mai 2022
Evolution de la couverture nuageuse basse de saison sèche sur la façade Atlantique de l’Afrique Centrale de l’échelle diurne à interannuelle
Moron, V.; Aellig, R.; Backita, L.; Berger, A.; Bigot, S.; Camberlin, P.; Castel, T.; Champagne, O.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Maloba Makanga, J. D.; Mariscal, A.; Morel, B.; Ouhechou, A.; Pergaud, J.; Philippon, N.
2022. 35th Annual Conference of the International Association of Climatology (AIC 2022), Toulouse, Frankreich, 6.–9. Juli 2022
Addressing a key dust model uncertainty: Haboob dust storms
Klose, M.; Pantillon, F.; Basart, S.; Jorba, O.; Knippertz, P.; Pérez-García-Pando, C.
2022. International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR XI 2022), Swakopmund, Namibia, 17.–23. Juli 2022
2021
EnVAR for ICON-LAM: observations and quality control
Burba, M.; Ulbrich, S.; Hollborn, S.; Potthast, R.; Schraff, C.; Anlauf, H.; Knippertz, P.
2021. ICON/COSMO/CLM/ART User Seminar (ICCARUS 2021), Online, 8.–19. März 2021
The potential of increasing man-made air pollution to reduce rainfall over southern West Africa
Knippertz, P.; Pante, G.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.
2021. NCAR Advancing Air Quality and Carbon Science in Africa (2021), Online, 10.–12. März 2021
Potential vorticity dynamics of life cycles of blocked weather regimes in the Euro-Atlantic region: A diagnostic framework
Hauser, S.; Grams, C. M.; Riemer, M.; Knippertz, P.; Teubler, F.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–12847. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-12847
Analysis of stable water isotopes in tropospheric moisture during the West African Monsoon
Diekmann, C.; Schneider, M.; Aemisegger, F.; Dahinden, F.; Ertl, B.; Hase, F.; Khosrawi, F.; Pfahl, S.; Vries, A. de; Wernli, H.; Knippertz, P.; Braesicke, P.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–10121. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-10121
A process-based validation of GPM IMERG and its sources using a mesoscale rain gauge network in the West African forest zone
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Atiah, W. A.; Stengel, M.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–10649. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-10649
Influence of tropical waves on the lifecycle of mesoscale convective systems over West Africa
Maranan, M.; Schlueter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–10716. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-10716
Satellite- and station-based climatology of low-level cloud cover during the long dry season in western Central Africa
Aellig, R.; Gerighausen, J.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Philippon, N.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–9552. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-9552
The art of identifying equatorial waves
Knippertz, P.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G.; Kikuchi, K.; Methven, J.; Satheesh, A. R.; Roundy, P. E.; Schlueter, A.; Wheeler, M. C.; Woolnough, S. J.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–724. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-724
Extended Probabilistic Climatology (EPC) as a benchmark ensemble forecast for precipitation in the tropics and subtropics
Walz, E.-M.; Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2021. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2021), Online, 26.–30. April 2021
The Impact of Aeolus wind observations on the West African Monsoon
Borne, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Weissmann, M.; Rennie, M.; Cress, A.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–9449. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-9449
Identifying mesoscale high-wind features within extratropical cyclones
Eisenstein, L.; Knippertz, P.; Pinto, J.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–2248. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-2248
The ASKOS experiment for the validation of Aeolus L2A aerosol product
Marinou, E.; Amiridis, V.; Mavropoulou, I.; Baars, H.; Kazadzis, S.; Rosoldi, M.; Ene, D.; Barreto, A.; Casadio, S.; Zenk, C.; Sciare, J.; Mocnik, G.; Kandler, K.; Stuut, J.-B.; Rodrigez, S.; Knippertz, P.; Rutz, T.; Komppula, M.; Daskalopoulou, V.; Hloupis, G.
2021. ASKOS team (Hrsg.), EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–13781. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-13781
EnVAR for ICON-LAM: observations and quality control
Burba, M.; Ulbrich, S.; Hollborn, S.; Potthast, R.; Knippertz, P.
2021. EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21–15603. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu21-15603
A process-based validation of GPM IMERG and its sources using a mesoscale rain gauge network in the West African forest zone
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Amekudzi, L. K.; Atiah, W. A.; Stengel, M.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, 10.–14. Mai 2021
The influence of DACCIWA radiosonde data on the quality of ECMWF analyses and forecasts
Fink, A. H.; Linden, R. van der; Knippertz, P.; Ingleby, B.; Maranan, M.; Benedetti, A.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, 10.–14. Mai 2021
Interactions between convection and a moist vortex associated with an extreme rainfall event over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Francis, S. D.; Akpo, A. B.; Jegede, O. O.; Yorke, C.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, 10.–14. Mai 2021
The art of identifying equatorial waves
Knippertz, P.; Dias, J.; Fink, A. H.; Gehne, M.; Kiladis, G.; Kikuchi, K.; Methven, J.; Rasheeda Satheesh, A.; Roundy, P. E.; Schlueter, A.; Wheeler, M. C.; Woolnough, S. J.; Yang, G.-Y.; Žagar, N.
2021. 34th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2021), Online, 10.–14. Mai 2021
Water vapour isotopologue observations from space and their scientific potential
Schneider, M.; Ertl, B.; Diekmann, C. J.; Khosrawi, F.; Röhling, A. N.; Hase, F.; Bösch, H.; Trent, T.; Thurnherr, I. L.; Sodemann, H.; Toride, K.; Yoshimura, K.; Wernli, H.; Aemisseger, F.; Dahinden, F.; De Vries, A.; Pfahl, S.; Knippertz, P.
2021. ESA Water Vapour CCI User Workshop (2021), Online, 14.–18. Juni 1921
Exploring the potential of nested EnVAR in the global/regional ensemble system at DWD
Burba, M.; Ulbrich, S.; Hollborn, S.; Anlauf, H.; Schraff, C.; Potthast, R.; Knippertz, P.
2021. WCRP-WWRP Symposium on Data Assimilation and Reanalysis (2021), Online, 13.–18. September 2021
A novel Eulerian-Lagrangian method to unveil the potential vorticity dynamics of blocked weather regimes
Hauser, S.; Grams, C. M.; Riemer, M.; Knippertz, P.; Teubler, F.
2021. Atmospheric Blocking Virtual Workshop (2021), Online, 27.–29. September 2021
Analysis of stable water isotopes in tropospheric moisture during the West African Monsoon
Diekmann, C.; Schneider, M.; Aemisegger, F.; Dahinden, F.; Ertl, B.; Hase, F.; Khosrawi, F.; Pfahl, S.; Vries, A. de; Wernli, H.; Knippertz, P.; Braesicke, P.
2021. EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference (2021), Online, 20.–24. September 2021
Investigating tropospheric moisture pathways with MUSICA IASI water isotopologue data
Diekmann, C.; Schneider, M.; Aemisegger, F.; Dahinden, F.; Ertl, B.; Hase, F.; Khosrawi, F.; Pfahl, S.; Vries, A. de; Wernli, H.; Knippertz, P.; Braesicke, P.
2021. 5th Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer Conference (IASI 2021), Online, 6.–10. Dezember 2021
Understanding the synoptic-scale variability of specific humidity and isotope composition over the subtropical North Atlantic using numerical modelling of passive water vapour tracers and stable water isotopes
Dahinden, F.; Wernli, H.; Aemisegger, F.; Papritz, L.; Knippertz, P.; Diekmann, C.; Schneider, M.; Pfahl, S.
2021. Workshop - Water Isotopes: From Weather to Climate (2021), Bergen, Paris, Zürich, Tokyo, Bremen, 15.–17. November 2021
Validation of Aeolus wind measurements on Cape Verde using radiosondes
Borne, M.; Knippertz, P.; Weissmann, M.
2021. 3rd Aeolus NWP impact and L2B data quality meeting (2021), Online, 1.–3. Dezember 2021
The influence of Aeolus wind measurements on the representation of the West African Monsoon
Borne, M.; Knippertz, P.; Weissmann, M.; Rennie, M.
2021. 3rd Aeolus NWP impact and L2B data quality meeting (2021), Online, 1.–3. Dezember 2021
A Lagrangian perspective on stable water isotopes during the West African Monsoon
Diekmann, C. J.; Schneider, M.; Knippertz, P.; Vries, A. J. de; Pfahl, S.; Aemisegger, F.; Dahinden, F.; Ertl, B.; Khosrawi, F.; Wernli, H.; Braesicke, P.
2021. doi:10.1002/essoar.10506628.1
2020
Skill of global raw and postprocessed ensemble predictions of rainfall in the Tropics
Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, 13.–17. Januar 2020
Statistical forecasts for the occurrence of precipitation outperform global models over northern tropical Africa
Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, 13.–17. Januar 2020
Increasing man-made air pollution reduces rainfall in southern West Africa
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, 13.–17. Januar 2020
Resolving Sahelian Thunderstorms Improves Midlatitude Weather Forecasts
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, 13.–17. Januar 2020
The influence of DACCIWA radiosonde data on the quality of ECMWF analyses and forecasts
Linden, R. van der; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Ingleby, B.; Maranan, M.; Benedetti, A.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, 13.–17. Januar 2020
Dynamics and Predictability of Sting-Jet Storm "Egon" over Continental Europe: Impact of Surface Properties and Model Resolution
Eisenstein, L.; Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.
2020. American Meteorological Society 100th Annual Meeting (2020), Boston, MA, USA, 13.–17. Januar 2020
Stable water isotopes as a tool to investigate tropospheric moisture transport pathways over the eastern subtropical North Atlantic
Dahinden, F.; Aemisegger, F.; Barthlott, S.; Christner, E.; Dyroff, C.; Hase, F.; Knippertz, P.; Wernli, H.; Schneider, M.; Pfahl, S.
2020. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2020), Online, 4.–8. Mai 2020
NaFoLiCA: Synoptic-scale controls of fog and low cloud variability in the Namib Desert
Andersen, H.; Cermak, J.; Fuchs, J.; Knippertz, P.; Gaetani, M.; Quinting, J.; Sippel, S.; Vogt, R.
2020. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2020), Online, 4.–8. Mai 2020
Disentangling the mechanisms of wave-convection coupling in the tropics
Hoose, C.; Jung, H.; Knippertz, P.; Janjic, T.; Ruckstuhl, Y.; Redl, R.
2020. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2020), Online, 4.–8. Mai 2020
An MSE budget view on seasonal and CO2-induced ITCZ shifts in the TRAC-MIP model ensemble
Bala, E.; Voigt, A.; Knippertz, P.
2020. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2020), Online, 4.–8. Mai 2020
Equatorial waves as a key element for weather prediction in the tropics
Knippertz, P.; Borne, M.; Fink, A. H.; Maier-Gerber, M.; Weissmann, M.
2020. Aeolus Cal/Val & Science Workshop (2020), Online, 2.–6. November 2020
The Impact of Aeolus wind observations on the representation of the West African Monsoon in ECMWF analyses and forecasts
Borne, M.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Weissmann, M.; Rennie, M.; Cress, A.
2020. Aeolus Cal/Val & Science Workshop (2020), Online, 2.–6. November 2020
Investigating tropospheric moisture pathways with stable water isotopologues from MUSICA IASI retrievals
Diekmann, C.; Schneider, M.; Aemisegger, F.; Dahinden, F.; Ertl, B.; Hase, F.; Khosrawi, F.; Pfahl, S.; Vries, A. de; Wernli, H.; Knippertz, P.; Braesicke, P.
2020. Earth Observation for Water Cycle Science Conference (2020), Online, 16.–19. November 2020
Structure, Process, and Mechanism
Sodemann, H.; Wernli, H.; Knippertz, P.; Cordeira, J. M.; Dominguez, F.; Guan, B.; Hu, H.; Ralph, F. M.; Stohl, A.
2020. Atmospheric Rivers. Ed.: F.M. Ralph, 15–43, Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-28906-5_2
2018
Quantifying the Contribution of Different Cloud Types to the Radiation Budget in Southern West Africa
Hill, P. G.; Allan, R. P.; Chiu, J. C.; Bodas-Salcedo, A.; Knippertz, P.
2018, Juli. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
The impact of convection in the West African monsoon region on weather forecasts in the North Atlantic-European sector
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
The impact of stratospheric waves on the deepening of North Atlantic winter cyclones
Pante, G.; Hauser, S.; Knippertz, P.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
The relationship between Warm Conveyor Belts, Tropical Moisture Exports and Atmospheric Rivers
Knippertz, P.; Wernli, H.; Binder, H.; Böttcher, M.; Joos, H.; Madonna, E.; Pante, G.; Sprenger, M.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
The DACCIWA project: Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa
Knippertz, P.
2018. (the DACCIWA Team, Hrsg.), European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
The meteorological drivers of the September 2015 severe dust event in the eastern Mediterranean
Gasch, P.; Rieger, D.; Walter, C.; Khain, P.; Levi, Y.; Knippertz, P.; Vogel, B.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Variability of interannual-to-decadal teleconnections observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th century
Fink, A. H.; Bahaga, T. K.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, 7.–11. Januar 2018
Why do global climate models struggle to represent low-level clouds in the West African summer monsoon?
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Kniffka, A.; Pante, G.; Hannak, L.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, 7.–11. Januar 2018
Extreme flooding in the West African cities of Dakar and Ouagadougou – atmospheric dynamics and implications for flood risk assessments
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Pante, G.; Engel, T.; Bliefernicht, J.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, 7.–11. Januar 2018
A detailed analysis of propagating synoptic-scale systems during the 2016 DACCIWA campaign in southern West Africa
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 98th AMS Annual Meeting (2018), Austin, TX, USA, 7.–11. Januar 2018
Investigating moisture pathways by comparison of ICON-ART-Iso simulations and MetOp/IASI satellite data
Diekmann, C.; Schneider, M.; Ruhnke, R.; Eckstein, J.; Pfahl, S.; Reinert, D.; Schröter, J.; Braesicke, P.; Knippertz, P.
2018. ICCARUS (2018), Offenbach am Main, Deutschland, 26.–28. Februar 2018
The influence of low-level clouds over southern West Africa in the regional monsoon system as simulated by ICON in NWP mode
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. ICCARUS (2018), Offenbach am Main, Deutschland, 26.–28. Februar 2018
The impact of convection in the West African monsoon region on global weather forecasts
Pante, G.; Knippertz, P.
2018. ICCARUS (2018), Offenbach am Main, Deutschland, 26.–28. Februar 2018
Predictability of wind gusts during winter storms in COSMO-DE-EPS
Pantillon, F.; Lerch, S.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2018. ICCARUS (2018), Offenbach am Main, Deutschland, 26.–28. Februar 2018
Identification and climatology of rainfall Types over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. Deutsche Klimatagung (2018), Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland, 5.–8. März 2018
The role of low-level clouds over southern West Africa in the regional monsoon: an NWP study with ICON
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Biomass burning from central Africa dominates air pollution across southern West Africa during the summer monsoon season
Haslett, S.; Taylor, J.; Flynn, M.; Bower, K.; Brito, J.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Dupuy, R.; Batenburg, A.; Schneider, J.; Schulz, C.; Borrmann, S.; Denjean, C.; Burnet, F.; Sauer, D.; Lee, J.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Coe, H.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Rainfall types over southern West Africa: Objective identification, climatology and synoptic environment
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
The WASTEX field campaign: Observing the formation of wind gusts with a Doppler lidar
Pantillon, F.; Wieser, A.; Adler, B.; Corsmeier, U.; Knippertz, P.; Hansen, A.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Predictability of wind gusts during winter storms in central Europe using convection-permitting ensemble forecasts
Pantillon, F.; Lerch, S.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Tropospheric moisture transport pathways and stable water isotopes over the eastern subtropical North Atlantic
Dahinden, F.; Pfahl, S.; Aemisegger, F.; Wernli, H.; Schneider, M.; Knippertz, P.; Barthlott, S.; Hase, F.; Christiner, E.; Dyroff, C.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Variability of interannual-to-decadal teleconnections observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th century
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Qsat: A mission proposal for profiling water vapour from space
Wirth, M.; Stevens, B.; Ansmann, A.; Bony, S.; Brogniez, H.; Crewell, S.; Ducrocq, V.; Flamant, C.; Hogan, R.; Knippertz, P.; Mayer, B.; Rapp. M.; Siebesma, P.; Voigt, C.; Wernli, H.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Aerosol distribution in the northern Gulf of Guinea: local anthropogenic sources, long-range transport, and the role of coastal shallow circulations
Flamant, C.; Deroubaix, A.; Chazette, P.; Brito, J.; Coetlogon, G. de; Colomb, A.; Denjean, C.; Fink, A. H.; Gaetani, M.; Knippertz, P.; Menut, L.; Meynadier, R.; Rosenberg, P.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Totems, J.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Observed cloud anomalies associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation, and their potential radiative feedback on internal circulation variability
Papavasileiou, G.; Voigt, A.; Knippertz, P.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Identification and climatology of rainfall Types over southern West Africa
Maranan, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16.–20. April 2018
The challenge of classifying propagating synoptic disturbances in the African Tropics – Examples from the DACCIWA field campaign
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Maranan, M.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16.–20. April 2018
Tropical Transition of Hurricane Chris (2012) over the North Atlantic Ocean: A Multi-Scale Investigation of Predictability
Maier-Gerber, M.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16.–20. April 2018
Variability of interannual-to-decadal teleconnections observed over the Greater Horn of Africa in the 20th century
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16.–20. April 2018
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16.–20. April 2018
Skill of global raw and postprocessed ensemble predictions of rainfall over northern tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.; Gneiting, T., A.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16.–20. April 2018
The role of low-level clouds over southern West Africa in the regional monsoon – Experiments using the ICON model
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2018), Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16.–20. April 2018
The role of moist convection for dust emission
Knippertz, P.
2018. International Cooperative for Aerosol Prediction (ICAP) 10th working group meeting: Seamless model development: Aerosol modelling across timescales (2018), Exeter, Vereinigtes Königreich, 6.–8. Juni 2018
Possible mechanisms behind the long-range transport of giant mineral dust particles
Does, M. van der; Knippertz, P.; Zschenderlein, P.; Harrison, G.; Stuut, J.-B.
2018. International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR X 2018), Bordeaux, Frankreich, 25.–29. Juni 2018
Anthropogenic Aerosol Effects on Shallow Clouds during the Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions DACCIWA Field Campaign in West Africa
Voigt, C.; Hahn, V.; Kaufmann, S.; Kleine, J.; Boose, Y.; Taylor, J.; Haslett, S.; Coe, H.; Sauer, D.; Schlager, H.; Borrmann, S.; Brito, J.; Dupuy, R.; Schwarzenboeck, A.; Chiu, C.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Hill, P. G.
2018. 15th Conference on Cloud Physics / Conference on Atmospheric Radiation (2018), Vancouver, Kanada, 9.–13. Juli 2018
Radiative impact of low-level clouds over southern West Africa on the regional monsoon: a NWP model study with ICON
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2018. 15th Conference on Cloud Physics / Conference on Atmospheric Radiation (2018), Vancouver, Kanada, 9.–13. Juli 2018
The challenge to derive solar surface irradiance in cloudy southern West Africa from satellite: Using surface measurements to evaluate and improve CM SAF’s retrieval
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Trentmann, J.; Pfeifroth, U.
2018. 15th Conference on Cloud Physics / Conference on Atmospheric Radiation (2018), Vancouver, Kanada, 9.–13. Juli 2018
Dynamic of a sting jet case study over continental Europe
Eisenstein, L.; Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Pinto, J.
2018. 7th European Windstorm Workshop (2018), Karlsruhe, Deutschland, 10.–12. Oktober 2018
Forecasting wind gusts in winter storms using a calibrated convection- permitting ensemble
Pantillon, F.; Lerch, S.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2018. 7th European Windstorm Workshop (2018), Karlsruhe, Deutschland, 10.–12. Oktober 2018
The impact of stratospheric waves on the deepening of North Atlantic winter cyclones
Pante, G.; Hauser, S.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 7th European Windstorm Workshop (2018), Karlsruhe, Deutschland, 10.–12. Oktober 2018
Observed cloud-radiative effect anomalies associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation and their radiative feedback
Papavasileiou, G.; Voigt, A.; Knippertz, P.
2018. 7th European Windstorm Workshop (2018), Karlsruhe, Deutschland, 10.–12. Oktober 2018
Systèmes synoptiques
Cornforth R.; Mumba, Z.; Parker, D. J.; Berry, G.; Chapelon, N.; Diakaria, K.; Ermert, V.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Lafore, J.-P.; Laing, A.; Lepape, S.; Maidment, R.; Methven, J.; Orji, B.; Osika, D. P.; Poan, E.; Roca, R.; Rowell, S.; Smith, R.; Spengler, T.; Taylor, C.; Thorncroft, C.; Vincendon, J.-C.; Yorke, C.; Bougeault, P.; Lafore, J.-P.; Roux, F.
2018. Météorologie de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tropicale : Le Manuel du Prévisionniste. Eds.: D. J. Parker, M. Diop-Kane, J.-P. Lafore, 225–307, EDP Sciences
Aérosols désertiques
Knippertz, P.; Hamza, I.; Kassimou, A.; Laurent, B.; Orji, B. N.; Osika, D. P.; Schepanski, K.; Tegen, I.; Fink, A.; Marticorena, B.; Cuesta, J.; Formenti, P.; Laurent, B.; Rajot, J.-L.; Bouet, C.
2018. Météorologie de l’Afrique de l’Ouest Tropicale : Le Manuel du Prévisionniste. Eds.: D. J. Parker, M. Diop-Kane, J.-P. Lafore, 309–353, EDP Sciences
Modulation of Precipitation over West Africa by Equatorial Waves
Schlueter, A.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Vogel, P.
2018. American Meteorological Society, 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16 - 20 April 2018
Statistical Forecasting of Tropical Rainfall Based on Spatio-Temporal Correlations and Equatorial Waves
Schlueter, A.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2018. American Meteorological Society, 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra, FL, USA, 16 - 20 April 2018
Statistical Rainfall Forecasts in the Tropics Based on Spatio-Temporal Precipitation Properties and Tropical Wave Activity
Vogel, P.; Schlueter, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Gneiting, T.; Klar, M.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
Skill of Global Raw and Postprocessed Ensemble Predictions of Rainfall over Northern Tropical Africa
Vogel, P.; Knippertz, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Schlueter, A.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Wien, Österreich, 8.–13. April 2018
2017
Aerosol-cloud interaction studies conducted during the DACCIWA (Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa) field campaign
Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Akpo, A. B.; Brooks, B. J.; Chiu, J. Y. C.; Coe, H.; Danour, S.; Evans, M.; Fink, A. H.; Jegede, O. O.; Kalthoff, N.; Konare, A.; Liousse, C.; Lohou, F.; Mari, C.; Schlager, H.; Schwarzenboeck, A.
2017. 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017
“Waves to Weather”: A new interdisciplinary platform for basic research in the area of predictability, atmospheric dynamics, and clouds
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Craig, G. C.; Wirth, V.; Riemer, M.; Spichtinger, P.
2017. 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017
The challenge of modeling the meteorology of dust emission: Lessons learned from the Desert Storms project
Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Cowie, S.; Fiedler, S.; Heinold, B.; Jemmett-Smith, B.; Pantillon, F.; Schepanski, K.; Roberts, A.; Pope, R.; Gilkeson, C.; Hubel, E.
2017. 97th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January 22-26, 2017
Predictability of wind gusts in winter storms
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2017. Workshop “Forecasting and warning systems for natural hazards: challenges and advances”, Potsdam, 09.-10. January 2017
Quantifying cloud aerosol interactions in southern West Africa
Rosenberg, P.; Marsham, J.; Field, P.; Hill, A.; Shipway, B.; Wilkinson, J.; Grosvenor, D.; Knippertz, P.
2017. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, Vienna, A, April 23-28, 2017
On the impact of anthropogenic emissions on biogenic SOA formation above West Africa: results from DACCIWA aircraft field campaign
Brito, J.; Freney, E.; Colomb, A.; Dupuy, R.; Duplissy, J.; Denjean, C.; Dominutti, P.; Batenburg, A.; Haslett, S.; Schulz, C.; Bourrianne, T.; Burnet, F.; Borbon, A.; Schneider, J.; Borrmann, S.; Coe, H.; Sellegri, K.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Schwarzenboeck, A.
2017. 19th European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, Vienna, A, Aril 23-28, 2017
Why do global climate models struggle to represent low-level clouds in the West African summer monsoon?
Knippertz, P.; Hannak, L.; Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.; Pante, G.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 April 2017
The DACCIWA project: Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa
Knippertz, P.
2017. (the DACCIWA Team, Hrsg.), EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 April 2017
An extreme dust storm over the Arabian Peninsula in Spring 2015: the role of convective mixing and vortex stretching
Hauser, S.; Pante, G.; Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 April 2017
The predictability of wind gusts associated with winter storms over central Europe
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 April 2017
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
The DACCIWA 2016 radiosonde campaign in southern West Africa
Fink, A. H.; Maranan, M.; Knippertz, P.; Ngamini, J.-B.; Francis, S.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Impacts of the land-lake breeze of the Volta reservoir on the diurnal cycle of cloudiness and precipitation
Buchholz, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Yorke, C.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Extreme flooding in the West African cities of Dakar and Ouagadougou – atmospheric dynamics and implications for flood risk assessments
Engel, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Statistical forecasting of tropical rainfall using equatorial waves
Schlüter, A.; Klar, M.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
The DACCIWA model evaluation project: representation of the meteorology of southern West Africa in state-of-the-art weather, seasonal and climate prediction models
Kniffka, A.; Benedetti, A.; Knippertz, P.; Stanelle, T.; Brooks, M.; Deetz, K.; Maranan, M.; Rosenberg, P.; Pante, G.; Allan, R.; Hill, P.; Adler, B.; Fink, A. H.; Kalthoff, N.; Chiu, C.; Vogel, B.; Marsham, J.; Field, P.; Marsham, J.
2017. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 April 2017
Sensitivity of the southern West African mean atmospheric state to variations in low-level cloud cover as simulated by ICON
Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017
Revisiting the synoptic-scale predictability of severe European winter storms using ECMWF ensemble reforecasts
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2017. 6th European Windstorm Workshop, Impacts and Predictability, Reading, UK, 21-23 June 2017
Revisiting the synoptic-scale predictability of severe European winter storms using ECMWF ensemble reforecasts
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.
2017. EMS Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 4-8 September 2017
Observing and forecasting wind gusts in winter storms over Germany
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Corsmeier, U.; Wieser, A.; Adler, B.; Lerch, S.
2017. EMS Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 4-8 September 2017
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. EMS Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 4-8 September 2017
The Linkage of Water Vapour Transport Features and Extratropical Cyclones - with a Focus on Diabatic Rossby Waves
Boettcher, M.; Binder, H.; Boleti, E.; Heitmann, K.; Joos, H.; Knippertz, P.; Wernli, H.
2017. 18th Cyclone Workshop, St. Adèle, Québec, Canada, 1-6 October 2017
Birth of the Biscane
Maier-Gerber, M.; Pantillon, F.; Di Muzio, E.; Riemer, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. 18th Cyclone Workshop, 01–06 Oct. 2017, St. Adèle, Québec, Canada
Statistical forecasting for precipitation over West Africa based on spatio-temporal precipitation properties and tropical wave activity
Vogel, P.; Klar, M.; Schlüter, A.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Gneiting, T.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Statistical ensemble postprocessing for precipitation forecasting during the West African Monsoon
Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schlüter, A.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Statistical forecasting of tropical rainfall using equatorial waves
Schlüter, A.; Klar, M.; Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Modulation of precipitation over West Africa by equatorial waves
Schlüter, A.; Linden, R. van der; Vogel, P.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2017. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23rd - 28th April 2017
Mineral dust generation across Northern Africa and its impacts
Knippertz, P.
2017. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Ed.: H. von Storch, Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.516
The West African Monsoon
Lafore, J. P.; Biascutti, M.; Knippertz, P.; Taylor, C.
2017. The Global Monsoon System. Research and forecast. Ed.: C.-P. Chang, 35–49, World Scientific Publishing
Dust
Knippertz, P.; Hamza, I.; Kassimou, A.; Laurent, B.; Orji, B. N.; Osika, D. P.; Schepanski, K.; Tegen, I.; Fink, A.
2017. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa : The Forecasters’ Handbook. Ed.: D. Parker, 175–203, John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118391297.ch5
Synoptic Systems
Cornforth, R.; Mumba, Z.; Parker, D. J.; Berry, G.; Chapelon, N.; Diakaria, K.; Diop-Kane, M.; Ermert, V.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Lafore, J. P.; Laing, A.; Lepape, S.; Maidment, R.; Methven, J.; Orji, B.; Osika, D.; Poan, E.; Roca, R.; Rowell, S.; Smith, R.; Spengler, T.; Taylor, C. M.; Thorncroft, C.; Vincendon, J.-C.; Yorke, C.; Thorncroft, C.
2017. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa : The Forecasters’ Handbook. Ed.: D. Parker, 40–89, John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118391297.ch2
2016
Understanding the role of low- and midlevel cloudiness for the West African monsoon: The DACCIWA project
Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Redl, R.; Linden, R. van der; Hannak, L.
2016. 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (2016), New Orleans, LA, USA, 10.–14. Januar 2016
Evaluation of cloud processes over West Africa in climate models
Fink, A. H.; Kniffka, A.; Knippertz, P.
2016. Workshop on "Application of Satellite Climate Data Records in Numerical Modeling", ECWMF, November 15–17, 2016, Reading, UK
The challenge of modeling and observing low-level cloudiness in the West African monsoon region
Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Redl, R.; Linden, R. van der; Hannak, L.
2016. HD(CP)2 Understanding Clouds and Precipitation, 15–19 February 2016, Berlin, Germany
The role of moist convection in the West African monsoon system
Marsham, J. H.; Parker, D. J.; Birch, C. E.; Knippertz, P.; Garcia-Carreras, L.; Provod, M.; Roberts, A. J.
2016. HD(CP)2 Understanding Clouds and Precipitation 2016, 15–19 February 2016, Berlin, Germany
Decadal hindcast over tropical Africa
Bahaga, T. K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.
2016. MiKliP II Kick-off meeting, Hamburg, Germany, 17–19 February 2016
Towards the assimilation of KITcube data
Gläser, G.; Knippertz, P.; Kalthoff; N.; Hoose, C.; Khodayar, S.; Fink, A. H.; Kohler, M.; Barthlott, C.; Handwerker, J.; Maurer, V.; Adler, B.; Gantner, L.; Wieser, A.; Kopmann, A.
2016. COSMO User Seminar, 7.-9. März 2016, Offenbach
Convective cold pools over the Atlas Mountains and their influence on the Saharan heat low
Fink, A. H.; Redl, R.; Knippertz, P.
2016. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 18–22 April 2016, San Juan, PRI
The representation of low-level clouds during the West African monsoon in weather and climate models
Kniffka, A.; Hannak, L.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, A
On the relationship between tropical moisture exports and extratropical cyclones
Knippertz, P.; Wernli, H.; Gläser, G.; Boleti, E.; Joos, H.; Binder, H.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria
How well do analyses capture dust-generating winds in the Sahara and Sahel?
Roberts, A.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Parker, D. J.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, A
Convective cold pools over the Atlas Mountains and their influence on the Saharan heat low
Redl, R.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, A
The challenge of modelling the meteorology of dust emission: Lessons learned from the Desert Storms project
Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Cowie, S.; Fiedler, S.; Heinold, B.; Jemmett-Smith, B.; Pantillon, F.; Schepanski, K.; Roberts, A.; Pope, R.; Gilkeson, C.; Hubel, E.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, A
Modelling convective dust storms in large-scale weather and climate models
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Panitz, H.-J.; Bischoff-Gauss, I.
2016. EGU General Assembly, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, A
Identifying Errors in Dust Models from Data Assimilation over Northern Africa
Pope, R.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Brooks, M.; Roberts, A. J.
2016. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 17–22 April 2016
Disagreements in low-level moisture between (re)analyses over summertime West African
Roberts, A.; Marsham, J.; Knippertz, P.
2016. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 17–22 April 2016
Statistical postprocessing for precipitation forecasts during the West African Monsoon
Vogel, P.; Gneiting, T.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A.; Schlüter, A.
2016. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 17–22 April 2016
Modelling convective dust storms in large-scale weather and climate models
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Panitz, H.-J.; Bischoff-Gauss, I.; Pope, R.
2016. 2nd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust, 12–17 June 2016, Castellaneta Marina, Taranto, Italy
Identifying errors in dust models from data assimilation over northern Africa
Pope, R.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Brooks, M.; Roberts, A. J.
2016. 2nd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust, Castellaneta Marina, Taranto, Italy, 12–17 June 2016
The importance of synoptic-scale storms for desert-dust emission in North Africa
Fiedler, S.; Kaplan, M. L.; Knippertz, P.
2016. 2nd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust, 12–17 June 2016, Castellaneta Marina, Taranto, I
Aerosol physical-chemical properties in Southern West Africa: Recent findings using the SAFIRE ATR42 aircraft within the DACCIWA project
Brito, J.; Duplissy, J.; Denjean, C.; Freney, E.; Dupuy, R.; Bourrianne, T.; Burnet, F.; Chazette, P.; Dominutti, P.; Borbon, A.; Colomb, A.; Sellegri, K.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Schwarzenboeck, A.
2016. 22nd European Aerosol Conference (EAC 2016), Tours, Frankreich, 4.–9. September 2016
Global Assessment of Sand and Dust Storms
Terradellas, E.; Baklanov, A.; Kang, U.; Sprigg, W. A.; Nickovic, S.; Boloorrani, A. D.; Al-Dousari, A.; Basart, S.; Benedetti, A.; Sealy, A.; Tong, D.; Zhang, X.; Shumake-Guillemot, J.; Kebin, Z.; Knippertz, P.; Mohammed, A. A. A.; Al-Dabbas, M.; Cheng, L.; Otani, S.; Wang, F.; Zhang, C.; Ryoo, S. B.; Cha, J.
2016. (G. Shepherd, Hrsg.), United Nations Environment Programme
2015
Quantifying global dust devil occurrence from meteorological analyses
Knippertz, P.; Jemmett-Smith, B.; Marsham, J. H.; Gilkeson, C. A.
2015. Dust Devils on Mars and Earth (2015), Bern, Schweiz, 16.–20. Februar 2015
Towards a dust devil parameterization for use in weather and climate models. Dust Devils on Mars and Earth
Jemmett-Smith, B.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Gilkeson, C. A.; Raasch, S.; Weißmüller, M.; Hoffmann, F.
2015. Dust Devils on Mars and Earth (2015), Bern, Schweiz, 16.–20. Februar 2015
A parameterization of convective dust storms for models with mass-flux convection schemes
Pantillon, R.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Birch, C.
2015. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2015), Wien, Österreich, 12.–17. April 2015
What is the impact of Harmattan surges on desert dust emission in North Africa?
Fiedler, S.; Kaplan, M. L.; Knippertz, P.
2015. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2015), Wien, Österreich, 12.–17. April 2015
Towards a parameterization of dust devils for weather and climate models
Jemmet-Smith, B.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Gilkeson, C. A.; Raasch, S.; Weißmüller, M.; Hoffmann, F.
2015. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2015), Wien, Österreich, 12.–17. April 2015
The importance of rare, high-wind events for dust uplift in northern Africa
Cowie, S. M.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.
2015. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2015), Wien, Österreich, 12.–17. April 2015
PV Streamers – forecast quality, predictability, dynamics and HIW events
Wiegand, L.; Twitchett, A.; Schwierz, C.; Knippertz, P.
2015. PANDOWAE Final Symposium (2015), Karlsruhe, Deutschland, 18.–21. Mai 2015
The challenge of modelling the meteorology of dust emission: An overview of the Desert Storms project
Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Heinold, B.; Schepanski, K.; Jemmett-Smith, B.; Gilkeson, C.; Pantillon, F.; Pope, R.; Fiedler, S.; Cowie, S.; Roberts, A.
2015. Leipziger Staubtag (2015), Leipzig, Deutschland, 7. Juli 2015
Parameterizing convective dust storms in large-¬scale models
Pantillon, R.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Birch, C.
2015. Leipziger Staubtag (2015), Leipzig, Deutschland, 7. Juli 2015
Modelling strong surface winds responsible for dust emission over North Africa
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Panitz, H.-J.; Bischoff-Gauss, I.; Marsham, J.
2015. CLM-Community Assembly (2015), Beles, Luxemburg, 29. September–2. Oktober 2015
How important are synoptic-scale storms for desert-dust emission in North Africa?
Fiedler, S.; Knippertz, P.; Schepanksi, K.; Kaplan, M. L.; Heinold, B.; Tegen, I.
2015. European Aerosol Conference (2015), Mailand, Italien, 6.–11. September 2015
The challenge of modelling the meteorology of dust emission: Lessons learned from the Desert Storms project. Desert Storms – lessons learned
Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Cowie, S.; Fiedler, S.; Heinold, B.; Jemmett-Smith, B.; Pantillon, F.; Schepanski, K.; Roberts, A.; Pope, R.; Gilkeson, C.; Hubel, E.
2015. AGU Fall Meeting (2015), San Francisco, CA, USA, 14.–18. Dezember 2015
Modelling convective dust storms in large-scale weather and climate models
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Panitz, H.-J.; Bischoff-Gauss, I.
2015. AGU Fall Meeting (2015), San Francisco, CA, USA, 14.–18. Dezember 2015
On the relationship between tropical moisture exports and extratropical cyclones
Knippertz, P.; Wernli, H.; Gläser, G.; Boleti, E.; Joos, H.; Binder, H.
2015. AGU Fall Meeting (2015), San Francisco, CA, USA, 14.–18. Dezember 2015
Paramétrisation de tempêtes de poussières convectives
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Birch, C.
2015. Ateliers de Modélisation de l’Atmosphère (AMA), Toulouse, France, 19–23 January 2015
2014
Vers une paramétrisation offline de tempêtes de poussière
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Birch, C.
2014. Ateliers de Modélisation de l’Atmosphère (AMA 2014), Toulouse, Frankreich, 20.–22. Januar 2014
Climatology of continental stratus over the southern West African monsoon region
Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.
2014. 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology (2014), San Diego, CA, USA, 31. März–4. April 2014
Global potential of dust devil occurrence
Jemmett-Smith, B.; Marsham, J.; Knippertz, P.; Gilkeson, C.
2014. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2014), Wien, Österreich, 27. April–2. Mai 2014
A climatology of dust emission in northern Africa using surface observations from 1984-2012
Cowie, S.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.
2014. International Conference of Atmospheric Dust (2014), Castellaneta Marina, Italien, 1.–6. Juni 2014
Defining and predicting the West African monsoon onset
Fitzpatrick, R.; Parker, D.; Marsham, J.; Knippertz, P.; Bain, C.
2014. The World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC 2014), Montreal, CDN, August 16-21, 2014
Dust emission from deep convection and low-level jets over West Africa during summer
Heinold, B.; Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Fiedler, S.; Dixon, N. S.; Schepanski, K.; Laurent, B.; Tegen, I.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
The impact of Atlas mountain cold-pool events on the position and intensity of the summertime West African heat low
Schuster, R.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Parker, D. J.; Flamant, C.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-6191
Can we trust climate models to realistically represent severe European windstorms?
Knippertz, P.; Trzeciak, T. M.; Owen, J. S. R.
2014. The World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC 2014), Montreal, CDN, August 16-21, 2014
The DACCIWA project: dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa
Knippertz, P.
2014. (DACCIWA Team, Hrsg.), The World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC 2014), Montreal, CDN, August 16-21, 2014
The challenge of modeling the meteorology of dust emission: Results from the desert storms project
Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Heinold, B.; Schepanski, K.; Cowie, S.; Fiedler, S.; Roberts, A.; Gilkeson, C.; Jemmet-Smith, B.; Pantillon, F.
2014. The World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC 2014), Montreal, CDN, August 16-21, 2014
Climatology of continental stratus over the southern West African monsoon region
Linden, R. van der; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.
2014. 31st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, Calif., March 31 - April 4, 2014
The role of the stratosphere in explosive deepening of extratropical cyclones
Knippertz, P.; Wilbraham, R.; Trzeciak, T.; Owen, J.; Odell, L.; Fink, A. H.; Pinto, J. G.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-8934
A climatology of dust emission in northern Africa using surface observations form 1984-2012
Cowie, S.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
Dust emission associated with North African cyclones, atmospheric depressions and nocturnal low-level jets
Fiedler, S.; Schepanski, K.; Knippertz, P.; Heinod, B.; Tegen, I.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
Are vegetation-related roughness changes the cause of the recent decrease in dust emission from the Sahel?
Cowie, S.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
The formation of convectively generated dusty episodes in the Sahara during summer
Roberts, A.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
Towards an offline parameterization of convective dust storms
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Roberts, A.; Fiedler, S.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
Global potential of dust devil occurrence
Jemmett-Smith, B.; Marsham, J.; Knippertz, P.; Gilkeson, C.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
Large eddy simulations of the nocturnal low-level jet over desert regions
Heinold, B.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.
2014. International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST 2014), Castellaneta Marina, I, June 1-6, 2014
Model evaluation of meteorological processes important for North African dust emission
Fiedler, S.; Schepanski, K.; Knippertz, P.; Heinold, B.; Bellouin, B.; Bellouin, N.; Tegen, I.; Woodward, S.
2014. The World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC 2014), Montreal, CDN, August 16-21, 2014
The role of moist convection in the West African monsoon
Marsham, J.; Birch, C.; Parker, D.; Knippertz, P.; Dixon, N.; Garcia-Carreras, L.; Lister, G.
2014. The World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC 2014), Montreal, CDN, August 16-21, 2014
Disagreements between moisture distribution in (Re)analysis products associated with surges of the West African monsoon
Roberts, A.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-2772
Global potential of dust devil occurence
Jemmett-Smith, B.; Marsham, J.; Knippertz, P.; Gilkeson, C.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-7232
The DACCIWA project: dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa
Knippertz, P.
2014. (DACCIWA Team, Hrsg.), European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-8879
Can we trust climate models to realistically represent severe European windstorms?
Trzeciak, T. M.; Knippertz, P.; Owen, J. S. R.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-4593
A climatology of dust emission in northern Africa using surface observations from 1984-2012
Cowie, S.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-1647
Towards an offline parameterization of convective dust storms
Pantillon, F.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J.; Birch, C.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-2998-1
How important are atmospheric depressions and nocturnal low-level jets for North African dust emission?
Fiedler, S.; Schepanski, K.; Knippertz, P.; Heinold, B.; Tegen, I.
2014. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Wien, A, April 27 - May 2, 2014 Geophysical Research Abstracts, 16(2014) EGU2014-3815
Satellite-based climatology of continental stratus over the southern West African monsoon region
Fink, A. H.; Linden, R. van der; Schuster, R.; Knippertz, P.
2014. The Climate Symposium 2014, Darmstadt, October 13-17, 2014
Impact of dust radiative forcing upon climate
Miller, R. L.; Knippertz, P.; Perez Garcia-Pando, C.; Perlwitz, J. P.; Tegen, I.
2014. Knippertz, P. [Hrsg.] Mineral Dust : A Key Player in the Earth System Dordrecht : Springer Science+Business Media, 2014, 327–357
Meteorological aspects of dust storms
Knippertz, P.
2014. Knippertz, P. [Hrsg.] Mineral Dust : A Key Player in the Earth System Dordrecht : Springer Science+Business Media, 2014, 121–147

2013 and older


Knippertz, P., 2013
Dust may cool polar regions
Nature Clim. Change, 3(5), 443–444. doi:10.1038/nclimate1880 (solicited)

Schuster, R.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P., 2013
Formation and maintenance of nocturnal low-level stratus over the southern West African monsoon region during AMMA 2006
J. Atmos. Sci., 70(8), 2337–2355. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-12-0241.1

Fiedler, S.; Schepanski, K.; Heinold, B.; Knippertz, P.; Tegen, I., 2013
Climatology of nocturnal low-level jets over North Africa and implications for modeling mineral dust emission
J. Geophys. Res., 118(12), 6100–6121. doi:10.1002/jgrd.50394

Heinold, B.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H.; Fiedler, S.; Dixon, N. S.; Schepanski, K.; Laurent, B.; Tegen, I., 2013
The role of deep convection and low-level jets for dust emissions in West Africa
J. Geophys. Res., 118(10), 4385–4400. doi:10.1002/jgrd.50402

Fröhlich, L.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Hohberger, E., 2013
An objective climatology of tropical plumes
J. Clim., 26(14), 5044–5060. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00351.1

Cowie, S.; Knippertz, P.; Marsham, J. H., 2013
Are vegetation-related roughness changes the causes of the recent decrease in dust emission from the Sahel?
Geophys. Res. Lett., 40(9), 1868–1872. doi:10.1002/grl.50273

Marsham, J.; Dixon, N.; Garcia-Carreras, L.; Lister, G. M. S.; Parker, D. J.; Knippertz, P., 2013
The role of moist convection in the West African monsoon system - insights from continental-scale convection-permitting simulations
Geophys. Res. Lett., 40(9), 1843–1849. doi:10.1002/grl.50347

Davis, J.; Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H., 2013
The predictability of precipitation episodes during the West African dry-season
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 139, 1047–1058. doi:10.1002/qj.2014

Knippertz, P.; Wernli, H.; Gläser, G., 2013
A global climatology of tropical moisture exports
J. Clim., 26(10), 3031–3045. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00401.1

Odell, L.; Knippertz, P.; Pickering, S.; Parkes, B.; Roberts, A., 2013 The
Braer Storm revisited Weat
her, 68(4), 105–111. doi:10.1002/wea.2097

Baker, L.; Martinez-Alvarado, O.; Methven, J.; Knippertz, P., 2013
Flying through extratropical cyclone Friedhelm
Weather, 68(1), 9–13. doi:10.1002/wea.2047

Schepanski, K.; Wright, T. J.; Knippertz, P., 2012
Evidence for flash floods over deserts from loss of coherence in InSAR imagery
J. Geophys. Res., 117, D20101, doi:10.1029/2012JD017580.

Roberts, A.; Knippertz, P., 2012
Haboobs: Convectively generated dust storms in West Africa
Weather, 67(12), 311–315. doi:10.1002/wea.1968

Waliser, D. E.; Moncrieff, M.; Burridge, D.; Fink, A.; Gochis, D.; Goswami, B. N.; Guan, B.; Harr, P.; Heming, J.; Hsu, H.-H.; Jakob, C.; Janiga, M.; Johnson, R.; Jones, S.; Knippertz, P.; Marengo, J.; Nguyen, H.; Pope, M.; Serra, Y.; Thorncroft, C.; Wheeler, M.; Wood, R.; Yuter, S., 2012
The "Year" of Tropical Convection (May 2008 to April 2010): Climate variability and weather highlights
Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93(8), 1189–1218. doi:10.1175/2011BAMS3095.1

Gläser, G.; Knippertz, P.; B. Heinold, 2012
Orographic effects and evaporative cooling along a subtropical cold front: The case of the spectacular Saharan dust outbreak of March 2004
Mon. Wea. Rev., 140(8), 2520–2533. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00315.1

Berkes, F.; Knippertz, P.; Parker, D. J.; Jeans, G.; Quiniou-Ramus, V., 2012
Convective squalls over the eastern equatorial Atlantic
Wea. Forecasting, 27(3), 770–783. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-11-00086.1

Tompkins, A. M.; Parker, D.J.; Danour, S.; Amekudzi, L.; Bain, C. L.; Dominguez, A.; Douglas, M. W.; Fink, A. H.; Grimes, D. I. F.; Hobby, M.; Knippertz, P.; Lamb, P. J.; Nicklin, K. J.; Yorke, C., 2012
The Ewiem Nimdie Summer School series in Ghana
Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93(5), 595–601. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00098.1

Brindley, H.; Knippertz, P.; Ryder, C.; Ashpole, I., 2012
A critical evaluation of the ability of SEVIRI thermal IR RGB rendering to identify dust events. Part A: Theoretical analysis
J. Geophys. Res., 117, D07201, doi:10.1029/2011JD017326.

Fink, A. H.; Pohle, S.; Pinto, J. G.; Knippertz, P., 2012
Diagnosing the influence of diabatic processes in the explosive deepening of extratropical cyclones over the North Atlantic
Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L07803, doi:10.1029/2012GL051025.

Knippertz, P.; Todd, M. C., 2012
Mineral dust aerosols over the Sahara: Processes of emission and transport, and implications for modeling
Rev. Geophys., 50, RG1007, doi:10.1029/2011RG000362.

Wiegand, L.; Twitchett, A.; Schwierz, C.; Knippertz, P., 2011
Heavy precipitation at the Alpine south side and Saharan dust over central Europe: A predictability study using TIGGE
Wea. Forecasting, 26, 958–974. doi:10.1175/WAF-D-10-05060.1

Schepanski, K.; Knippertz, P., 2011
Soudano-Saharan depressions and their importance for precipitation and dust: A new perspective on a classical synoptic concept
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 137, 1431–1445. doi:10.1002/qj.850.

Stein, T. H. M.; Parker, D. J.; Dixon, N.; Hogan, R.; Knippertz, P.; Maidment, R.; Marsham, J., 2011
The vertical cloud structure of the West African monsoon: A four-year climatology using CloudSat and CALIPSO
J. Geophys. Res., 116, D22205, doi:10.1029/2011JD016029.

Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Schuster, R.; Trentmann, J.; Schrage, J. M.; Yorke, C., 2011
Ultra-low clouds over the southern West African monsoon region
Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L21808, doi:10.1029/2011GL049278.

Marsham, J. H.; Knippertz, P.; Dixon, N.; Parker, D. J.; Lister, G. M. S., 2011
The importance of the representation of deep convection for modeled dust-generating winds over West Africa during summer
Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L16803, doi:10.1029/2011GL048368.

Knippertz, P.; Tesche, M.; Heinold, B.; Kandler, K.; Toledano, C.; Esselborn, M., 2011
Dust mobilization and aerosol transport from West Africa to Cape Verde – A meteorological overview of SAMUM-2
Tellus, 63B, 430–447. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2011.00544.x.

Heinold, B.; Tegen, I.; Schepanski, K.; Tesche, M.; Esselborn, M.; Freudenthaler, V.; Gross, S.; Kandler, K.; Knippertz, P.; Müller, D.; Schladitz, A.; Toledano, C.; Weinzierl, B.; Ansmann, A.; Althausen, D.; Müller, T.; Petzold, A.; Wiedensohler, A., 2011
Regional modelling of Saharan dust and biomass burning smoke – Part 1: Model description and evaluation
Tellus, 63B, 781–799. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2011.00570.x.

Knippertz, P.; Chagnon, J. M.; Foster, A.; Lathouwers, L.; Marsham, J. H.; Methven, J.; Parker, D. J., 2010
Research flight observations of a pre-frontal gravity wave near the southwestern UK
Weather, 65(11), 293–297. doi:10.1002/wea.632

Knippertz, P.; Todd, M.C., 2010
The central west Saharan dust hotspot and its relation to African easterly waves and extratropical disturbances
J. Geophys. Res., 115, D12, doi:10.1029/2009JD012819.

Müller, D.; Weinzierl, B.; Petzold, A.; Kandler, K.; Ansmann, A.; Müller, T.; Tesche, M.; Freudenthaler, V.; Esselborn, M.; Heese, B.; Althausen, D.; Schladitz, A.; Otto, S.; Knippertz, P., 2010
Mineral dust observed with AERONET sun photometer, Raman lidar, and in-situ instruments during SAMUM 2006: Shape-independent particle properties
J. Geophys. Res., 115, D07202. doi:10.1029/2009JD012520

Emmel, C.; Knippertz, P.; Schulz, O., 2010
Climatology of convective density currents in the southern foothills of the Atlas Mountains
J. Geophys. Res., 115, D11115. doi:10.1029/2009JD012863

Lafore, J.-P.; Flamant, C.; Giraud, V.; Guichard, F.; Knippertz, P.; Mahfouf, J.-F.; Mascart, P.; Williams, E., 2010
Advances in understanding atmospheric processes over West Africa through the AMMA field campaign
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 136 (S1), 2–7. doi:10.1002/qj.583

Lavaysse, C.; Flamant, C.; Janicot, S.; Knippertz, P., 2010
Impact of the mid latitude circulation on the intra seasonal pulsation of the West African Heat Low
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 136 (S1), 141–158. doi:10.1002/qj.555

Cuesta, J.; Lavaysse, C.; Flamant, C.; Mimouni, M.; Knippertz, P., 2010
Northward bursts of the West African Monsoon leading to rainfall over the Hoggar Massif, Algeria
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 136 (S1), 174–189. doi:10.1002/qj.439

Knippertz, P.; Wernli, H., 2010
A Lagrangian climatology of tropical moisture exports to the Northern Hemispheric extratropics
J. Clim., 23(4), 987–1003. doi:10.1175/2009JCLI3333.1

Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Pohle, S., 2009
Reply to “Comments on Dry-Season Precipitation in Tropical West Africa and its Relation to Forcing from the Extratropics” by T. Spengler and J. Egger
Mon. Wea. Rev., 137(9), 3151–3157. doi:10.1175/2009MWR3006.1

Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H., 2009
Prediction of dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Wea. Forecasting, 24(4), 1064–1084. doi:10.1175/2009WAF2222221.1

Reinfried, F.; Tegen, I.; Heinold, B.; Hellmuth, O.; Schepanski, K.; Cubasch, U.; Hübener, H.; Knippertz, P., 2009
Density currents in the Atlas Region leading to dust mobilization: A model sensitivity study
J. Geophys. Res., 114, D08127. doi:10.1029/2008JD010844

Knippertz, P.; Trentmann, J.; Seifert, A., 2009
High-resolution simulations of convective cold pools over the northwestern Sahara
J. Geophys. Res., 114, D08110. doi:10.1029/2008JD011271

Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Parker, D. J.; Chaboureau, J.-P.; Lavaysse, C.; Augusti-Panareda, A.; Kergoat, L., 2009
The impact of a mesoscale convective system cold-pool on the northward propagation of the inter-tropical discontinuity over West Africa
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 135, 139–159. doi:10.1002/qj.357

Meier, F.; Knippertz, P., 2009
Dynamics and predictability of a heavy dry-season precipitation event over western Africa - Sensitivity experiments with a global model
Mon. Wea. Rev., 137(1), 189–206. doi:10.1175/2008MWR2622.1

Knippertz, P.; Ansmann, A.; Althausen, D.; Müller, D.; Tesche, M.; Bierwirth, E.; Dinter, T.; Müller, T.; von Hoyningen-Huene, W.; Schepanski, K.; Wendisch, M.; Heinold, B.; Kandler, K.; Petzold, A.; Schütz, L.; Tegen, I., 2009
Dust mobilization and transport in the northern Sahara during SAMUM 2006 – A meteorological overview
Tellus, 61B, 12–31. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00380.x

Ansmann, A.; Tesche, M.; Knippertz, P.; Bierwirth, E.; Althausen, D.; Müller, D.; Schulz, O., 2009
Vertical profiling of convective dust plumes in southern Morocco during SAMUM
Tellus, 61B, 340–353. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00384.x

Heinold, B.; Tegen, I.; Esselborn, M.; Kandler, K.; Knippertz, P.; Müller, D.; Schladitz, A.; Tesche, M.; Weinzierl, B.; Ansmann, A.; Althausen, D.; Laurent, B.; Massling, A.; Müller, T.; Petzold, A.; Schepanski, K.; Wiedensohler, A., 2009
Regional Saharan dust modelling during the SAMUM 2006 campaign
Tellus, 61B, 307–324. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00387.x

Kandler, K.; Schütz, L.; Deutscher, C.; Ebert, M.; Hofmann, H.; Jäckel, S.; Jaenicke, R.; Knippertz, P.; Lieke, K.; Maßling, A.; Petzold, A.; Schladitz, A.; Weinzierl, B.; Wiedensohler, A.; Zorn, S.; Weinbruch, S., 2009
Size distribution, mass concentration, chemical and mineralogical composition, and derived optical parameters of the boundary layer aerosol at Tinfou, Morocco, during SAMUM 2006
Tellus, 61B, 32–50. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00385.x

Kahn, R.; Petzold, A.; Wendisch, M.; Bierwirth, E.; Dinter, T.; Esselborn, M.; Fiebig, M.; Heese, B.; Knippertz, P.; Müller, D.; Schladitz, A.; von Hoyningen-Huene, W., 2009
Desert dust aerosol air mass mapping in the western Sahara, using particle properties derived from space-based multi-angle imaging
Tellus, 61B, 239–251. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00398.x

Petzold, A.; Rasp, K.; Weinzierl, B.; Esselborn, M.; Hamburger, T.; Dörnbrack, A.; Kandler, K.; Schütz, L.; Knippertz, P.; Fiebig, M.; Virkkula, A., 2009
Saharan dust absorption and refractive index from aircraft-based observations during SAMUM 2006
Tellus, 61B, 118–130. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00383.x

Tesche, M.; Ansmann, A.; Müller, D.; Althausen, D.; Mattis, I.; Heese, B.; Freudenthaler, V.; Wiegner, M.; Esselborn, M.; Pisani, G.; Knippertz, P., 2009
Vertical profiling of Saharan dust with Raman lidars and airborne HSRL during SAMUM
Tellus, 61B, 144–164. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00390.x

Freudenthaler, V.; Esselborn, M.; Wiegner, M.; Heese, B.; Tesche, M.; Ansmann, A.; Müller, D.; Althausen, D.; Wirth, A.; Fix, A.; Ehret, G.; Knippertz, P.; Toledano, C.; Gasteiger, J.; Garhammer, M.; Seefeldner, M., 2009
Depolarization–ratio profiling at several wavelengths in pure Saharan dust during SAMUM 2006
Tellus, 61B, 165–179. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00396.x

Müller, D.; Heinold, B.; Tesche, M.; Tegen, I.; Althausen, D.; Alados Arboledas, L.; Amiridis, V.; Amodeo, A.; Ansmann, A.; Balis, D.; Comeron, A.; D’Amico, G.; Gerasopoulos, E.; Guerrero-Rascado, J. L.; Freudenthaler, V.; Giannakaki, E.; Heese, B.; Iarlori, M.; Knippertz, P.; Mamouri, R. E.; Mona, L.; Papayannis, A.; Pappalardo, G.; Perrone, R.-M..; Pisani, G.; Rizi, V.; Sicard, M.; Spinelli, N.; Tafuro, A.; Wiegner, M., 2009
EARLINET observations of the 14–22-May long-range dust transport event during SAMUM 2006: Validation of results from dust transport modelling
Tellus, 61B, 325–339. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00400.x

Knippertz, P., 2008
Dust mobilization in the West African heat trough – the role of the diurnal cycle and of extratropical synoptic disturbances
Meteorol. Z., 17(5), 553–563 (solicited). doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0315

Fröhlich, L.; Knippertz, P., 2008
Identification and global climatology of upper-level troughs at low latitudes
Meteorol. Z., 17(5), 565–573 (solicited). doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0320

Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H., 2008
Dry-season precipitation in tropical West Africa and its relation to forcing from the extratropics
Mon. Wea. Rev., 136(9), 3579–3596. doi:10.1175/2008MWR2295.1

Bou Karam, D.; Flamant, C.; Knippertz, P.; Reitebuch, O.; Pelon, J.; Chong, M.; Dabas, A., 2008
Dust emissions over the Sahel associated with the West African Monsoon inter-tropical discontinuity region: a representative case study
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 134, 621–634. doi:10.1002/qj.244

Ansmann, A.; Tesche, M.; Althausen, D.; Müller, D.; Seifert, P.; Freudenthaler, V.; Heese, B.; Wiegner, M.; Pisani, G.; Knippertz, P.; Dubovik, O., 2008
Influence of Saharan dust on cloud glaciation in southern Morocco during the Saharan Mineral Dust Experiment
J. Geophys. Res., 113, D04210. doi:10.1029/2007JD008785

Todd, M. C.; Washington, R.; Raghavan, S.; Lizcano, G.; Knippertz, P., 2008
Regional model simulations of the Bodélé low-level jet of northern Chad during the Bodélé Dust Experiment (BoDEx 2005)
J. Clim., 21(5), 995–1012. doi:10.1175/2007JCLI1766.1

Knippertz, P., 2007
Tropical–extratropical interactions related to upper-level troughs at low latitudes
Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 43, 36–62 (solicited). doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2006.06.003

Knippertz, P.; Martin, J. E., 2007
The role of dynamic and diabatic processes in the generation of cut-off lows over northwest Africa
Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 96, 3–19 (solicited). doi:10.1007/s00703-006-0217-4

Knippertz, P.; Martin, J. E., 2007
A Pacific moisture conveyor belt and its relationship to a significant precipitation event in the semi-arid southwestern United States
Wea. Forecasting, 22, 125–144. doi:10.1175/WAF963.1

Knippertz, P.; Deutscher, C.; Kandler, K.; Müller, T.; Schulz, O.; Schütz, L., 2007
Dust mobilization due to density currents in the Atlas region: Observations from the SAMUM 2006 field campaign
J. Geophys. Res., 112, D21109. doi:10.1029/2007JD008774

Kandler, K.; Benker, N.; Bundke, U.; Cuevas, E.; Ebert, M.; Knippertz, P.; Rodríguez, S.; Schütz, L.; Weinbruch, S., 2007
Chemical composition and complex refractive index of Saharan mineral dust at Izaña, Tenerife (Spain) derived by electron microscopy
Atmos. Env., 41, 8058–8074. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.06.047

Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H., 2006
Synoptic and dynamic aspects of an extreme springtime Saharan dust outbreak
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 132, 1153–1177. doi:10.1256/qj.05.109

Evan, A. T.; Heidinger, A. K.; Knippertz, P., 2006
Analysis of winter dust activity off the coast of West Africa using a new 24–year over water AVHRR satellite dust climatology
J. Geophys. Res., 111, D12210. doi:10.1029/2005JD006336

Knippertz, P., 2005
Tropical–extratropical interactions associated with an Atlantic tropical plume and subtropical jet streak
Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 2759–2776. doi:10.1175/MWR2999.1

Knippertz, P.; Martin, J. E., 2005
Tropical plumes and extreme precipitation in subtropical and tropical West Africa
Quart. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 131, 2337­–2365. doi:10.1256/qj.04.148

Knippertz, P., 2004
A simple identification scheme for upper-level troughs and its application to winter precipitation variability in Northwest Africa
J. Clim., 17, 1411–1418. doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2004)017<1411:ASISFU>2.0.CO;2

Knippertz, P., 2003
Tropical-extratropical interactions causing precipitation in Northwest Africa: Statistical analysis and seasonal variations
Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 3069–3076. doi:10.1175/1520-0493(2003)131<3069:TICPIN>2.0.CO;2

Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H.; Reiner, A.; Speth, P., 2003
Three late summer/early autumn cases of tropical-extratropical interactions causing precipitation in Northwest Africa
Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 116–135. doi:10.1175/1520-0493(2003)131<0116:TLSEAC>2.0.CO;2

Knippertz, P.; Christoph, M.; Speth, P., 2003
Long-term precipitation variability in Moroc­co and the link to the large-scale circulation in recent and future climates
Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 83, 67–88. doi:10.1007/s00703-002-561-y

Knippertz, P.; Ulbrich, U.; Marques, F.; Corte-Real, J., 2003
Decadal changes in the link El Niño, NAO and European/North African rainfall
Intern. J. Climatol., 23, 1293–1311. doi:10.1002/joc.944

Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P., 2003
An extreme precipitation event in southern Morocco in spring 2002 and some hydrological implications
Weather, 58, 377–387. doi:10.1256/wea.256.02

Knippertz, P.; Ulbrich, U.; Speth, P., 2000
Changing cyclones and surface wind speeds over the North-Atlantic and Europe in a transient GHG experiment
Clim. Res., 15/2, 109–122. doi:10.3354/cr015109

Other publications


Lafore, J.-P.; Biasutti, M.; Knippertz, P.; Taylor, C., 2014
The West African monsoon
In: Chang, C. P.; Johnson, R. H.; Lau, G.; Wang, B.; Webster, P.; Wheeler, M. (eds.) World Scientific Series on Asia-Pacific Weather and Climate

Knippertz, P., 2014
Meteorological aspects of dust storms
Chapter 6 in: Knippertz, P.; Stuut, J.-B. (eds.), Mineral Dust – A Key Player in the Earth System, Springer, Dordrecht.

Knippertz, P.; Stuut, J.-B., 2014
Introduction
Chapter 1 in: Knippertz, P.; Stuut, J.-B. (eds.), Mineral Dust – A Key Player in the Earth System, Springer, Dordrecht.

Miller, R.; Knippertz, P.; Pérez, C.; Perlwitz, J.; Tegen, I., 2014
Impact of dust radiative forcing on climate
Chapter 13 in: Knippertz, P.; Stuut, J.-B. (eds.), Mineral Dust – A Key Player in the Earth System, Springer, Dordrecht.

Cornforth, R.; Mumba, Z.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P., 2014
Synoptic systems
Chapter 2 in Parker, D. J., Diop, M. (eds.), The Forecasters’ Handbook for West Africa, Wiley-Blackwell.

Knippertz, P.; Tegen, I.; Schepanski, K.; Laurent, B.; Osika, D.; Orji, B.; Abdou, K.; Hamza, I., 2014
Dust
Chapter 5 in Parker, D. J., Diop, M. (eds.), The Forecasters’ Handbook for West Africa, Wiley-Blackwell.

Ulbrich, U.; Lionello, P.; Belušic, D.; Jacobeit, J.; Knippertz, P.; Kuglitsch, G.; Leckebusch, G. C.; Luterbacher, J.; Maugeri, M.; Maheras, P.; Nissen, K. M.; Pavan, V.; Pinto, J. G.; Saaroni, H.; Seubert, S.; Toreti, A.; Xoplaki, E.; Ziv, B., 2012
Climate of the Mediterranean: Synoptic patterns, temperature, precipitation, wind and their extremes
Chapter 5 in Lionello, P.: The climate of the Mediterranean region – From the past to the future, Elsevier, 301–346 pp., ISBN 978-0-12-398466-1.

Born, K.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P., 2010
Meteorological processes influencing the weather and climate of Morocco
Pp. 150–163 in: Speth, P.; Christoph, M.; Diekkrüger, B. (Eds.): Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa. Springer Berlin-Heidelberg, Germany, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5.

Born, K.; Christoph, M.; Fink, A. H.; Knippertz, P.; Paeth, H.; Speth, P., 2008
Moroccan climate in the present and future: Combined view from observational data and regional climate scenarios
Pp. 29–45 in: Zereini, F.; Hötzl, H. (Eds.): Climate changes and water resources in the Middle East and in North Africa. Springer, Wien, Austria, ISBN 978-3-540-85046-5, 552 pp.

Fink, A. H.; Piecha, K.; Brücher, T.; Knippertz, P., 2008
Precipitation variability in Northwest Africa
In: Schulz, O. and Judex, M., Eds., IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000–2007. Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany.

Knippertz, P.; Fink, A. H., 2006
Tropische Wolkenfahnen: Ein sichtbares Zeichen von tropisch-extratropischen Wechselwirkungen
Promet, 32(3), 144–153. (solicited)