apl. Prof. Dr. Dipl. Michael Kunz

apl. Prof. Dr. Dipl. Michael Kunz

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) 
    Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung

    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Forschung
Titel Ansprechpartner

M.Sc. K. Küpfer, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. H. J. Punge, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

M.Sc. M. Augenstein, Dr. S. Mohr, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. M. Karremann, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz, Dr. S. Mohr

Dr. S. Mohr, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz, Dr.-Ing. J. Daniell (GPI), Dr. S. Ottenburger (IKET)

M.Sc. J. Wilhelm, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. S. Mohr, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. S. Mohr

Dr. S. Mohr, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. S. Mohr, Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. Ch. Kottmeier, Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. M. Kunz

Prof. Dr. Ch. Kottmeier

Prof. Dr. M. Kunz

Dr. M. Kunz
Dr. M. Kunz
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Begutachtete Zeitschriftenaufsätze


2021
Radar-based assessment of hail frequency in Europe.
Fluck, E.; Kunz, M.; Geissbuehler, P.; Ritz, S. P.
2021. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 21 (2), 683–701. doi:10.5194/nhess-21-683-2021
2020
Impact Forecasting to Support Emergency Management of Natural Hazards.
Merz, B.; Kuhlicke, C.; Kunz, M.; Pittore, M.; Babeyko, A.; Bresch, D. N.; Domeisen, D. I. V.; Feser, F.; Koszalka, I.; Kreibich, H.; Pantillon, F.; Parolai, S.; Pinto, J. G.; Punge, H. J.; Rivalta, E.; Schröter, K.; Strehlow, K.; Weisse, R.; Wurpts, A.
2020. Reviews of geophysics, 58 (4), e2020RG000704. doi:10.1029/2020RG000704
Severe thunderstorms with large hail across Germany in June 2019.
Wilhelm, J.; Mohr, S.; Punge, H. J.; Mühr, B.; Schmidberger, M.; Daniell, J. E.; Bedka, K. M.; Kunz, M.
2020. Weather, 76 (7), 228–237. doi:10.1002/wea.3886
Hailstorms in the Alpine region: Diurnal cycle, 4D-characteristics, and the nowcasting potential of lightning properties.
Nisi, L.; Hering, A.; Germann, U.; Schroeer, K.; Barras, H.; Kunz, M.; Martius, O.
2020. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 146 (733), 4170–4194. doi:10.1002/qj.3897
Ambient conditions prevailing during hail events in central Europe.
Kunz, M.; Wandel, J.; Fluck, E.; Baumstark, S.; Mohr, S.; Schemm, S.
2020. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 20 (6), 1867–1887. doi:10.5194/nhess-20-1867-2020
Natural hazard risk assessments at the global scale.
Ward, P. J.; Blauhut, V.; Bloemendaal, N.; Daniell, J. E.; de Ruiter, M. C.; Duncan, M. J.; Emberson, R.; Jenkins, S. F.; Kirschbaum, D.; Kunz, M.; Mohr, S.; Muis, S.; Riddell, G. A.; Schäfer, A.; Stanley, T.; Veldkamp, T. I. E.; Winsemius, H. C.
2020. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 20 (4), 1069–1096. doi:10.5194/nhess-20-1069-2020
Understanding Hail in the Earth System.
Allen, J. T.; Giammanco, I. M.; Kumjian, M. R.; Punge, H. J.; Zhang, Q.; Groenemeijer, P.; Kunz, M.; Ortega, K.
2020. Reviews of geophysics, 58 (1), e2019RG000665. doi:10.1029/2019RG000665
Comparing the impact of environmental conditions and microphysics on the forecast uncertainty of deep convective clouds and hail.
Wellmann, C.; Barrett, A. I.; Johnson, J. S.; Kunz, M.; Vogel, B.; Carslaw, K. S.; Hoose, C.
2020. Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 20 (4), 2201–2219. doi:10.5194/acp-20-2201-2020
2019
One Step at a Time: How Model Time Step Significantly Affects Convection‐Permitting Simulations.
Barrett, A. I.; Wellmann, C.; Seifert, A.; Hoose, C.; Vogel, B.; Kunz, M.
2019. Journal of advances in modeling earth systems, 11 (3), 641–658. doi:10.1029/2018MS001418
Investigation of the temporal variability of thunderstorms in Central and Western Europe and the relation to large‐scale flow and teleconnection patterns.
Piper, D. A.; Kunz, M.; Allen, J. T.; Mohr, S.
2019. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 145 (725B), 3644–3666. doi:10.1002/qj.3647
2018
A Long-Term Overshooting Convective Cloud-Top Detection Database over Australia Derived from MTSAT Japanese Advanced Meteorological Imager Observations.
Bedka, K. M.; Allen, J. T.; Punge, H. J.; Kunz, M.; Simanovic, D.
2018. Journal of applied meteorology and climatology, 57 (4), 937–951. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0056.1
Interaction of severe convective gusts with a street canyon.
Richter, A.; Ruck, B.; Mohr, S.; Kunz, M.
2018. Urban Climate, 23, 71–90. doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2016.11.003
The Severe Hailstorm in SW Germany on 28 July 2013 : Characteristics, Impacts, and Meteorological Conditions.
Kunz, M.; Blahak, U.; Handwerker, J.; Schmidberger, M.; Punge, H. J.; Mohr, S.; Fluck, E.; Bedka, K. M.
2018. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (710), 231–250. doi:10.1002/qj.3197
Using Emulators to Understand the Sensitivity of Deep Convective Clouds and Hail to Environmental Conditions.
Wellmann, C.; Barrett, A. I.; Johnson, J. S.; Kunz, M.; Vogel, B.; Carslaw, K. S.; Hoose, C.
2018. Journal of advances in modeling earth systems, 10 (12), 3103–3122. doi:10.1029/2018MS001465
Preface: Natural hazard event analysis for risk reduction and adaptation.
Schroeter, K.; Molinari, D.; Kunz, M.; Kreibich, H.
2018. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 18 (3), 963–968. doi:10.5194/nhess-18-963-2018
Challenges and recent Advances in Hail Research - A report from the 2nd European Hail Workshop.
Martius, O.; Hering, A.; Kunz, M.; Manzato, A.; Mohr, S.; Nisi, L.; Trefalt, S.
2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99 (3), ES51-ES54. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0207.1
2017
Statistical characteristics of convective wind gusts in Germany.
Mohr, S.; Kunz, M.; Richter, A.; Ruck, B.
2017. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 17 (6), 957–969. doi:10.5194/nhess-17-957-2017
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
The Helmholtz regional climate initiative REKLIM from a polar perspective - A preface.
Grosfeld, K.; Lemke, P.; Braesicke, P.; Brauer, A.; Dethloff, K.; Kunz, M.; Latif, M.; Ratter, B.; Sachs, T.; Schmid, H. P.; Treffeisen, R.; Schwarze, R.
2016. Polarforschung, 85 (2), 65–68. doi:10.2312/polfor.2016.001
Review of the flood risk management system in Germany after the major flood in 2013.
Thieken, A. H.; Kienzler, S.; Kreibich, H.; Kuhlicke, C.; Kunz, M.; Mühr, B.; Müller, M.; Otto, A.; Petrow, T.; Pisi, S.; Schröter, K.
2016. Ecology and society, 21 (2), 51. doi:10.5751/ES-08547-210251
Spatial and temporal distribution of hailstorms in the Alpine region: A long-term, high resolution, radar-based analysis.
Nisi, L.; Martius, O.; Hering, A.; Kunz, M.; Germann, U.
2016. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 142 (697), 1590–1604. doi:10.1002/qj.2771
Hail statistics for Germany derived from single-polarization radar data.
Puskeiler, M.; Kunz, M.; Schmidberger, M.
2016. Atmospheric research, 178-179, 459–470. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.04.014
Hail observations and hailstorm characteristics in Europe: A review.
Punge, H. J.; Kunz, M.
2016. Atmospheric research, 176-177, 159–184. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.02.012
2015
Hail potential in Europe based on a regional climate model hindcast.
Mohr, S.; Kunz, M.; Geyer, B.
2015. Geophysical research letters, 42 (24), 10904–10912. doi:10.1002/2015GL067118
Conference report 1st European Hail workshop.
Martius, O.; Kunz, M.; Nisi, L.; Hering, A.
2015. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 24 (4), 441–442. doi:10.1127/metz/2015/0667
A collection of sub-daily pressure and temperature observations for the early instrumental period with a focus on the ’year without a summer’ 1816.
Brugnara, Y.; Auchmann, R.; Brönnimann, S.; Allan, R. J.; Auer, I.; Barriendos, M.; Bergström, H.; Bhend, J.; Brazdil, R.; Compo, G. P.; Cornes, R. C.; Dominguez-Castro, F.; van Engelen, A. F. V.; Filipiak, J.; Holopainen, J.; Jourdain, S.; Kunz, M.; Luterbacher, J.; Maugeri, M.; Mercalli, L.; Moberg, A.; Mock, C. J.; Pichard, G.; Reznickova, L.; van der Schrier, G.; Slonosky, V.; Ustrnul, Z.; Valente, M. A.; Wypych, A.; Yin, X.
2015. Climate of the past, 11 (8), 1027–1047. doi:10.5194/cp-11-1027-2015
Development and application of a logistic model to estimate the past and future hail potential in Germany.
Mohr, S.; Kunz, M.; Keuler, K.
2015. Journal of geophysical research / Solid earth, 120 (9), 3939–3956. doi:10.1002/2014JD022959
What made the June 2013 flood in Germany an exceptional event? A hydro-meteorological evaluation.
Schröter, K.; Kunz, M.; Elmer, F.; Mühr, B.; Merz, B.
2015. Hydrology and earth system sciences, 19, 309–327. doi:10.5194/hess-19-309-2015
2014
A review of multiple natural hazards and risks in Germany.
Kreibich, H.; Bubeck, P.; Kunz, M.; Mahlke, H.; Parolai, S.; Khazai, B.; Daniell, J.; Lakes, T.; Schröter, K.
2014. Natural hazards, 74, 2279–2304. doi:10.1007/s11069-014-1265-6
A new physically based stochastic event catalog for hail in Europe.
Punge, H. J.; Bedka, K. M.; Kunz, M.; Werner, A.
2014. Natural hazards, 73, 1625–1645. doi:10.1007/s11069-014-1161-0
The extreme flood in June 2013 in Germany.
Merz, B.; Elmer, F.; Kunz, M.; Mühr, B.; Schröter, K.; Uhlemann-Elmer, S.
2014. La Houille Blanche, (1), 5–10. doi:10.1051/lhb/2014001
2013
Investigation of superstorm Sandy 2012 in a multi-disciplinary approach.
Kunz, M.; Mühr, B.; Kunz-Plapp, T.; Daniell, J. E.; Khazai, B.; Wenzel, F.; Vannieuwenhuyse, M.; Comes, T.; Elmer, F.; Schröter, K.; Fohringer, J.; Münzberg, T.; Lucas, C.; Zschau, J.
2013. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 13 (10), 2579–2598. doi:10.5194/nhessd-1-625-2013
2012
Long-term trends of hail-related weather types in an ensemble of regional climate models using a Bayesian approach.
Kapsch, M.-L.; Kunz, M.; Vitolo, R.; Economou, T.
2012. Journal of geophysical research / Atmospheres, 117 (15), D15107/1–16. doi:10.1029/2011JD017185
2010
Extreme wind climatology of winter storms in Germany.
Hofherr, T.; Kunz, M.
2010. Climate research, 41 (2), 105–123. doi:10.3354/cr00844
Assessment of extreme wind speeds from Regional Climate Models - Part 1: Estimation of return values and their evaluation.
Kunz, M.; Mohr, S.; Kottmeier, C.; Rauthe, M.; Lux, R.
2010. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 10 (4), 907–922
2009
Recent trends of thunderstorm and hailstorm frequency and their relation to atmospheric characteristics in southwest Germany.
Kunz, M.; Sander, J.; Kottmeier, C.
2009. International Journal of Climatology, 29 (15), 2283–2297. doi:10.1002/joc.1865
2008
Mechanisms initiating deep convection over complex terrain during COPS.
Kottmeier, C.; Kalthoff, N.; Barthlott, C.; Corsmeier, U.; Baelen, J. van; Behrendt, A.; Behrendt, R.; Blyth, A.; Coulter, R.; Crewell, S.; Girolamo, P. di; Dorninger, M.; Flamant, C.; Foken, T.; Hagen, M.; Hauck, C.; Höller, H.; Konow, H.; Kunz, M.; Mahlke, H.; Mobbs, S.; Richard, E.; Steinacker, R.; Weckwerth, T.; Wieser, A.; Wulfmeyer, V.
2008. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 17 (6), 931–948. doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0348
2007
The convective storm initiation project.
Browning, K. A.; Blyth, A. M.; Clark, P. A.; Corsmeier, U.; Morcrette, C. J.; Agnew, J. L.; Ballard, S. P.; Bamber, D.; Barthlott, C.; Bennett, L. J.; Beswick, K. M.; Bitter, M.; Bozier, K. E.; Brooks, B. J.; Collier, C. G.; Davies, F.; Deny, B.; Dixon, M. A.; Feuerle, T.; Forbes, R. M.; Gaffard, C.; Gray, M. D.; Hankers, R.; Hewison, T. J.; Kalthoff, N.; Khodayar, S.; Kohler, M.; Kottmeier, C.; Kraut, S.; Kunz, M.; Ladd, D. N.; Lean, H. W.; Lenfant, J.; Li, Z.; Marsham, J.; McGregor, J.; Mobbs, S. D.; Nicol, J.; Norton, E.; Parker, D. J.; Perry, F.; Ramatschi, M.; Ricketts, H. M. A.; Roberts, N. M.; Russel, A.; Schulz, H.; Slack, E. C.; Vaughan, G.; Waight, J.; Wareing, D. P.; Watson, R. J.; Webb, A. R.; Wieser, A.
2007. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 88, 1939–55. doi:10.1175/BAMS-88-12-1939
Initiation of shallow convection in the Black Forest mountains.
Meißner, C.; Kalthoff, N.; Kunz, M.; Adrian, G.
2007. Atmospheric Research, 86 (1), 42–60. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2007.03.003
The skill of convective parameters and indices to predict isolated and severe thunderstorms.
Kunz, M.
2007. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 7, 327–342

Sonstige Publikationen


The effects of climate change on hailstorms.
Raupach, T. H.; Martius, O.; Allen, J. T.; Kunz, M.; Lasher-Trapp, S.; Mohr, S.; Rasmussen, K. L.; Trapp, R. J.; Zhang, Q.
2021. Nature Reviews Earth and Environment. doi:10.1038/s43017-020-00133-9
The role of large-scale dynamics in an exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms in Europe May–June 2018.
Mohr, S.; Wilhelm, J.; Wandel, J.; Kunz, M.; Portmann, R.; Punge, H. J.; Schmidberger, M.; Quinting, J. F.; Grams, C. M.
2020. Weather and Climate Dynamics, 1 (2), 325–348. doi:10.5194/wcd-1-325-2020
Im Kontext: Warum Gewitter nicht überall gleich häufig auftreten.
Kunz, M.
2019. Physik für Studierende der Naturwissenschaften und Technik. Paul A. Tipler. Hrsg.: P. Kersten, 732–733, Springer Verlag
Schwere Hagelstürme in Deutschland und Europa.
Kunz, M.; Mohr, S.; Punge, H. J.
2018. Warnsignal Klima : Extremereignisse. Hrsg.: J.L. Lozan, 236–242, Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen
Severe convective storms.
Kunz, M.; Geissbuehler, P.
2017. Natural Catastrophe Risk Management and Modelling : A Practitioner’s Guide. Ed.: K. Mitchell-Wallace, 209–217, John Wiley and Sons
Niederschlag.
Kunz, M.; Mohr, S.; Werner, P. C.
2017. Klimawandel in Deutschland : Entwicklung, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven. Hrsg.: G. Brasseur, 57–66, Springer Spektrum. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-50397-3_7
Häufiger heftige Unwetter.
Kunz, M.; Kottmeier, C.
2005. Umweltforschung-Journal 2005, 12–13
Meteorologische Ereignisse mit grossem Schadenspotenzial.
Kottmeier, C.; Kunz, M.; Hofherr, T.; Lichtenberger, N.; Sander, J.
2005. Verbundvorhaben Klimawandel - Auswirkungen, Risiken, Anpassung (KLARA) : Analyse spezifischer Verwundbarkeiten und Handlungsoptionen Abschlussbericht zum Werkvertrag B.-Nr.:50047467/23 Potsdam : Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung, 2005 PIK Report Nr.99 (2005)