Research Interests

  • extreme weather (e.g. heavy precipitation, floods)
  • statistical methods, stochastic simulations
  • long term variations and trends of extreme events
  • modelling

Current Projects

  • "Storyline Scenarios of Extreme Weather, Climate, and Environmental Events along with their Impacts in a Warmer World" (SCENIC) link
  • "Regionale Informationen zum Klimahandeln (RegIKlim)"/"Nutzbare lokale Klimainformationen" (NUKLEUS) link

Past Projects

  • Extreme weather events under recent climate conditions, focus on heavy precipitation and major floods events. Aon Impact Forcasting.
  • FloRis link

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2018: Research Associate, IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany
  • 2014-2017: PhD Student, KIT, Germany
  • 2013-2014: Research Associate, KIT, Germany
  • 2007-2013: Diploma in Meteorology, KIT, Germany

Teaching

  • since 2019:Methods of Data Analysis, Practicals (M.Sc)
  • SS 2019: Meteorological practicum 1 (B.Sc.)
  • SS 2012 - SS 2016: Meteorological practicum 1 (B.Sc.)

Publications


2022
What causes a heavy precipitation period to become extreme? The exceptional October of 2018 in the Western Mediterranean
Khodayar, S.; Pastor, F.; Valiente, J. A.; Benetó, P.; Ehmele, F.
2022. Weather and Climate Extremes, 38, Art.-Nr.: 100493. doi:10.1016/j.wace.2022.100493
A multi-disciplinary analysis of the exceptional flood event of July 2021 in central Europe. Part 2: Historical context and relation to climate change
Ludwig, P.; Ehmele, F.; Franca, M. J.; Mohr, S.; Caldas-Alvarez, A.; Daniell, J. E.; Ehret, U.; Feldmann, H.; Hundhausen, M.; Knippertz, P.; Küpfer, K.; Kunz, M.; Mühr, B.; Pinto, J. G.; Quinting, J.; Schäfer, A. M.; Seidel, F.; Wisotzky, C.
2022. Natural hazards and earth system sciences discussions. doi:10.5194/nhess-2022-225
A multi-disciplinary analysis of the exceptional flood event of July 2021 in central Europe. Part 1: Event description and analysis
Mohr, S.; Ehret, U.; Kunz, M.; Ludwig, P.; Caldas-Alvarez, A.; Daniell, J. E.; Ehmele, F.; Feldmann, H.; Franca, M. J.; Gattke, C.; Hundhausen, M.; Knippertz, P.; Küpfer, K.; Mühr, B.; Pinto, J. G.; Quinting, J.; Schäfer, A. M.; Scheibel, M.; Seidel, F.; Wisotzky, C.
2022. Natural hazards and earth system sciences. doi:10.5194/nhess-2022-137
Recurrence of Drought Events Over Iberia. Part II: Future Changes Using Regional Climate Projections
Moemken, J.; Koerner, B.; Ehmele, F.; Feldmann, H.; Pinto, J. G.
2022. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 74, 262–279. doi:10.16993/tellusa.52
Adaptation and application of the large LAERTES-EU regional climate model ensemble for modeling hydrological extremes: a pilot study for the Rhine basin
Ehmele, F.; Kautz, L.-A.; Feldmann, H.; He, Y.; Kadlec, M.; Kelemen, F. D.; Lentink, H. S.; Ludwig, P.; Manful, D.; Pinto, J. G.
2022. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 22 (2), 677–692. doi:10.5194/nhess-22-677-2022
2020
Long-term variance of heavy precipitation across central Europe using a large ensemble of regional climate model simulations
Ehmele, F.; Kautz, L.-A.; Feldmann, H.; Pinto, J. G.
2020. Earth System Dynamics, 11 (2), 469–490. doi:10.5194/esd-11-469-2020
2016
Exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms and related flash floods in May and June 2016 in Germany – Part 1: Meteorological background
Piper, D.; Kunz, M.; Ehmele, F.; Mohr, S.; Mühr, B.; Kron, A.; Daniell, J.
2016. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 16 (12), 2835–2850. doi:10.5194/nhess-16-2835-2016

Sonstige Publikationen

  • CEDIM FDA Report No. 1: Hochwasser Mitteleuropa, Juni 2021 (Deutschland) link
  • CEDIM FDA Report No. 1: High Water/ Flooding (Southern Germany) May/June 2016 link

Dissertation

Ehmele F (2018): Stochastische Simulation großflächiger, hochwasserrelevanter Niederschlagsereignisse.

Diplomarbeit

Ehmele F (2013): Auswirkungen thermischer und dynamischer Wechselwirkungen benachbarter Inseln auf den konvektiven Niederschlag.