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Dr. Lisa-Ann Quandt

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Raum: 518
CN 435

Tel.: +49 721 608-22805
lisa-ann quandtUqy5∂kit edu

AG: Regional Climate and Weather Hazards

Research Interests

  • high impact weather (e.g. heat waves)
  • large-scale dynamics (e.g. atmospheric blocking)
  • ensemble forecasting

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2017: PostDoc, IMK-TRO, KIT
  • 2014-2017: Scientific assistant and doctorate, IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany
  • 2011-2014: M.Sc. in Meteorology, KIT, Germany
  • 2008-2011: B.Sc. in Meteorology, KIT, Germany



  • Extreme weather events under recent climate conditions. Aon-Benfield IF, London, UK.
  • DFG research group PANDOWAE (FOR896), BLOCK and TROP, http://www.pandowae.de


Peer-Reviewed Journals
Quandt, L. A., Keller, J. H., Martius, O., & Jones, S. C. (2017): Forecast Variability of the Blocking
System over Russia in Summer 2010 and Its Impact on Surface Conditions. Weather and Forecasting,
32(1), 61-82. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-16-0065.1 link

PhD Thesis
Quandt, L. A., (2017): Variability of a Summer Block in Medium-Range and Subseasonal Ensemble
Forecasts and Investigation of Surface Impacts and Relevant Dynamical Features. Supervisors: S. C.
Jones (DWD, Offenbach) and O. Martius (Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland).

Master Thesis
Quandt, L. A., (2014): The Influence of Extratropical Transition on Poleward Rossby Wave
Breaking. Supervisors: S. C. Jones (DWD, Offenbach) and Ch. Kottmeier (IMK-TRO, KIT)

Bachelor Thesis
Quandt, L. A., (2011): Trendbestimmung von atmosphärischen FCKWs aus bodengebundenen FTIR
Messungen (Analysis of Trends of Atmospheric CFCs in Ground-based FTIR Measurements).
Supervisor: J. Orphal (IMK-ASF, KIT)