Publikationen (Peer-Reviewed)


Giordani, A., Kunz, M., Bedka, K. M., Punge, H. J., Paccagnella, T., Pavan, V., Cerenzia, I. M. L., Di Sabatino, S. (2023): Characterizing hail-prone environments using convection-permitting reanalysis and overshooting top detections over south-central Europe, EGUsphere [preprint], doi:10.5194/egusphere-2023-2639.

Fischer, J., Flournoy, M. D., Lyza, A. W. (2023): Comments on “A Climatology of Cell Mergers with Supercells and Their Association with Mesocyclone Evolution” and “The Influence of Cell Mergers on Supercell Characteristics and Tornado Evolution on 27–28 April 2011”, Mon. Wea. Rev., 151, 2541–2545, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-23-0120.1.

Xoplaki, E., Ellsäßer, F., Grieger, J., Nissen, K. M., Pinto, J., Augenstein, M., Chen, T.-C., Feldmann, H., Friederichs, P., Gliksman, D., Goulier, L., Haustein, K., Heinke, J., Jach, L., Knutzen, F., Kollet, S., Luterbacher, J., Luther, N., Mohr, S., Mudersbach, C., Müller, C., Rousi, E., Simon, F., Suarez-Gutierrez, L., Szemkus, S., Vallejo-Bernal, S. M., Vlachopoulos, O., Wolf, F. (2023): Compound events in Germany in 2018: drivers and case studies, EGUsphere [preprint], doi:10.5194/egusphere-2023-1460.

Tonn, M., Wilhelm, J., Kunz, M. (2023): Evaluating Bunkers' storm motion of hail-producing supercells and their storm-relative helicity in Germany. Meteor. Z., 32, 229–243, doi:10.1127/metz/2023/1165.

Wilhelm, J., Wapler, K., Blahak, U., Potthast, R., Kunz, M. (2023): Statistical relevance of meteorological ambient conditions and cell attributes for nowcasting the life cycle of convective storms. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 149, 2252–2280, doi: 10.1002/qj.4505.

Punge, H. J., Bedka, K. M., Kunz, M., Bang, S. D., Itterly, K. F. (2023): Characteristics of hail hazard in South Africa based on satellite detection of convective storms, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1549–1576, doi:10.5194/nhess-23-1549-2023.

Dahl, J.M.L., Fischer, J. (2023): On the Origins of Vorticity in a Simulated Tornado-Like Vortex. J. Atmos. Sci., 80, 1361–1380, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-22-0145.1.

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. (2023): A multi-disciplinary analysis of the exceptional flood event of July 2021 in central Europe. Part 2: Historical context and relation to climate change, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 1287–1311, doi:10.5194/nhess-23-1287-2023.

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. (2023): A multi-disciplinary analysis of the exceptional flood event of July 2021 in central Europe. Part 1: Event description and analysis, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 525–551, doi:10.5194/nhess-23-525-2023.

Fischer, J., Dahl, J.M.L. (2023): Supercell-external storms and boundaries acting as catalysts for tornadogenesis. Mon. Weather Rev., 151, 2338, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-22-0026.1.


Caldas-Alvarez, A., Augenstein, M., Ayzel, G., Barfus, K., Cherian, R., Dillenardt, L., Fauer, F., Feldmann, H., Heistermann, M., Karwat, A., Kaspar, F., Kreibich, H., Lucio-Eceiza, E. E., Meredith, E. P., Mohr, S., Niermann, D., Pfahl, S., Ruff, F., Rust, H. W., Schoppa, L., Schwitalla, T., Steidl, S., Thieken, A. H., Tradowsky, J. S., Wulfmeyer, V., Quaas, J. (2022): Meteorological, impact and climate perspectives of the 29 June 2017 heavy precipitation event in the Berlin metropolitan area, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3701–3724, doi:10.5194/nhess-22-3701-2022.

Kunz, M., Abbas S.S., Bauckholt, M., Böhmländer, A., Feuerle, T., Gasch, P., Glaser, C., Groß, J., Hajnsek, I., Handwerker, J., Hase, F., Khordakova, D., Knippertz, P., Kohler, M., Lange, D., Latt, M., Laube, J., Martin, L., Mauder, M., Möhler, O., Mohr, S., Reitter, R.W., Rettenmeier, A., Rolf, C., Saathoff, H., Schrön, M., Schütze, C., Spahr, S., Späth, F., Vogel, F., Völksch, I., Weber, U., Wieser, A., Wilhelm, J., Zhang, H., Dietrich, P. (2022): Swabian MOSES 2021: An interdisciplinary field campaign for investigating convective storms and their event chains. Front. Earth Sci., 10:999593, doi:10.3389/feart.2022.999593.

Kunz, M., Kottmeier, C., Lähne, W., Bertram, I., Ehmann, C. (2022): The Karlsruhe temperature time series since 1779. Meteor. Z., 31, 175–202, doi:10.1127/metz/2022/1106.


Wilhelm, J., Mohr, S., Punge, H. J., Mühr, B., Schmidberger, M., Daniell, J. E., Bedka, K. M., Kunz, M. (2021): Severe thunderstorms with large hail across Germany in June 2019. Weather, 76, 228237, doi:10.1002/wea.3886.

Fluck, E., Kunz, M., Geissbuehler, P., Ritz, S. P. (2021): Radar-based assessment of hail frequency in Europe, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 683–701, doi:10.5194/nhess-21-683-2021.

Raupach, T. H., Martius O., Allen, J. T., Kunz, M., Lasher-Trapp, S., Mohr, S., Rasmussen, K. L.,Trapp, R. J., Zhang, Q. (2021): The effects of climate change on hailstorms. Nat. Rev. Earth Environ., 2, 213–226, doi:10.1038/s43017-020-00133-9.


Nisi, L., Hering, A., Germann, U., Schroeer, K., Barras, H., Kunz, M., Martius, O. (2020): Hailstorms in the Alpine region: diurnal cycle, 4D‐characteristics, and the nowcasting potential of lightning properties. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., doi: 10.1002/qj.3897.

Merz, B., Kuhlicke, C., Kunz, M., Pittore, M., Babeyko, A., Bresch, D. N., Domeisen, D. I., 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): Impact forecasting to support emergency management of natural hazards. Rev. Geophys., e2020RG000704, doi: 10.1029/2020RG000704.

Mohr, S., Wilhelm, J., Wandel, J., Kunz, M., Portmann, R., Punge, H. J., Schmidberger, Quinting, J. F., M., Grams, C. (2020): The role of large-scale dynamics in an exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms in Europe May/June 2018. Weather Clim. Dynam., 1(2), 325–348, doi:10.5194/wcd-1-325-2020.

Kunz, M., Wandel, J., Fluck, E., Baumstark, S., Mohr, S., Schemm, S. (2020): Ambient conditions prevailing during hail events in central Europe, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1867-–1887, doi:10.5194/nhess-20-1867-2020.

Ward, P. J., Blauhut, V., Bloemendaal, N., Daniell, J. E., de Ruiter, M. C., Duncan, M., Emberson, R., Jenkins, S. F., Kirschbaum, D., Kunz, M., Mohr, S., Muis, S., Riddell, G., Schäfer, A., Stanley, T., Veldkamp, T. I. E., Winsemius, H. C. (2020): Review article: Natural hazard risk assessments at the global scale, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1069–1096, doi:10.5194/nhess-20-1069-2020.

Allen, J. T., Giammanco, I. M., Kumjian, M. R., Punge, H. J., Zhang, Q., Groenemeijer, P., Kunz, M., Ortega, K. (2020): Understanding hail in the earth system, Rev. Geophys., 58 (1), e2019RG000665, doi:10.1029/2019RG000665.

Wellmann, C., Barrett, A. I., Johnson, J. S., Kunz, M., Vogel, B., Carslaw, K. S., Hoose, C. (2020): Comparing the impact of environmental conditions and microphysics on the forecast uncertainty of deep convective clouds and hail, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20 (4), 2201–2219. doi:10.5194/acp-20-2201-2020.


Kunz, M. (2019): Im Kontext: Warum Gewitter nicht überall gleich häufig auftreten. In: P. Tipler, G. Mosca: Physik für Wissenschaftler und Ingenieure; P. Kersten, J. Wagner (Hrsg.), Edition 2019, Springer Heidelberg, Germany, 732–733. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-58281-7.

Piper, D., Kunz, M., Allen, J. T., Mohr, S. (2019): Investigation of the temporal variability of thunderstorms in Central and Western Europe and the relation to large-scale flow and teleconnection patterns. Q. J. R. Meteor. Soc., 145 (725), 3644–3666, doi:10.1002/qj.3647.

Mohr, S., Wandel, J., Lenggenhager, S., Martius, O. (2019): Relationship between blocking and warm season thunderstorms in western and central Europe. Q. J. R. Meteor. Soc., 145 (724), 3040–3056, doi:10.1002/qj.3603.

Ehmele, F., Kunz, M. (2019): Flood-Related Extreme Precipitation in Southwestern Germany: Development of a Two-Dimensionla Stochastic Precipitation Model. Hydrol. Earth. Syst. Sci., 23, 1083-1102, doi:10.5194/hess-23-1083-2019..

Barrett A. I., Wellmann C., Seifert, A., Hoose, C., Vogel B., Kunz M. (2019): One Step at a Time: How Model Timestep Significantly Affects Convection-Permitting Simulations. J. Adv. Model. Earth Sy., 11, 641-658, doi:10.1029/2018MS001418.


Wellmann C., Barrett A. I., Johnson J. S., Kunz M., Vogel B., Carslaw K. S., Hoose, C. (2018): Using emulators to understand the sensitivity of deep convective clouds and hail to environmental conditions. J. Adv. Model. Earth Sy., 10, 3103–3122, doi:10.1029/2018MS001465.

Martius, O., Hering, A., Kunz, M., Manzato, A., Mohr, S., Nisi, L., Trefald, S. (2018): Challenges and recent Advances in Hail Research – A report from the 2nd European Hail Workshop. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 99, ES51-ES54, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0207.1.

Schröter, K., Molinari, D., Kunz, M., Kreibich, H. (2018): Preface: Natural hazard event analysis for risk reduction and adaptation. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 963-968.

Wilhelm, J., Akylas, T., Bölöni, G., Wei, J., Ribstein, B., Klein, R., Achatz, U. (2018): Interactions between Meso- and Sub-Mesoscale GravityWaves and their Efficient Representation in Mesoscale-Resolving Models. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 2257–2280, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-17-0289.1.

Bedka, K. M., Allen, J. T., Punge, H. J., Kunz, M., Simanovic, D. (2018): A Long-Term Overshooting Convective Cloud Top Detection Database Over Australia Derived From MTSAT Japanese Advanced Meteorological Imager Observations. J. Appl. Meteorl. Climatol., 57, 937–951, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0056.1.

Richter A., Ruck, B., Mohr, S., Kunz, M. (2018): Interaction of Severe Convective Gusts and Typical Urban Structures. Urban Clim., 23, 71-90, doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2016.11.003.

Kunz, M., Blahak, U., Handwerker, J., Schmidberger, M., Punge, H. J., Mohr, S., Fluck, E., Bedka, K. M. (2018): The severe hailstorm in SW Germany on  28 July 2013: Characteristics, impacts, and meteorological conditions. Q. J. R. Meteor. Soc., 144, 231-250, doi:10.1002/qj.3197.


Piper, D., Kunz, M. (2017): Spatiotemporal variability of lightning activity in Europe and the relation to the North Atlantic Oscillation teleconnection pattern, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 1319–1336, doi:10.5194/nhess-17-1319-2017.

Punge, H.J., Bedka, K.M., Kunz, M., Reinbold, A. (2017): Hail frequency estimation across Europe based on a combination of overshooting top detections and the ERA-INTERIM reanalysis, Atmos. Re., 198,34–43, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.07.025.

Mohr, S., Kunz, M., Richter, A., Ruck, B. (2017): Statistical characteristics of convective wind gusts in Germany, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 957–969.

Barthlott, C., Mühr, B., Hoose, C. (2017): Sensitivity of the 2014 Pentecost storms over Germany to different model grids and microphysics schemes, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 143, 1485–1503.

Kunz, M., P. Geissbuehler (2017): Chapter 2.3 Severe Convective Storms. In: Natural Catastrophe Risk Management and Modelling: A Practitioner's Guide (Eds.: K. Mitchell-Wallace, M. Jones,  J. Hiller, M. Foote), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chicherster, UK, ISBN: 978-1-118-90604-0.

Hackenbruch, J., T. Kunz-Plapp, S. Müller, J.W. Schipper (2017): Tailoring Climate Parameters to Information Needs for Local Adaptation to Climate Change, Climate, 5, 25.

Kunz, M., Mohr, S., Werner, P. (2017): Chapter 7 -- Niederschlag. In: Brasseur G., Jacob, D., Schuck-Zöller, S. (Hrsg.). Klimawandel in Deutschland: Entwicklung, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven. Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany, S. 57-66.


Piper D., M. Kunz, F. Ehmele, S. Mohr, B. Mühr, A. Kron, J. Daniell (2016): Exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms and related flash floods in May and June 2016 in Germany. Part I: Meteorological background Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2835–2850,doi:10.5194/nhess-16-2835-2016.

Fleming, K., Parolai, S., Garcia-Aristizabal, A.,Tyagunov, S., Vorogushyn, S., Kreibich, H., Mahlke, H. (2016): Harmonizing and comparing single-type natural hazard risk estimations. Ann. Geophys., 59, S0216.

Breunig, M., Kuper, P. V., Butwilowski, E., Thomsen, A., Jahn, M., Dittrich, A., Al-Doori, M., Golovko, D., Menninghaus, M. (2016): The story of DB4GeO – A service-based geo-database architecture to support multi-dimensional data analysis and visualization. ISPRS J. Photogramm. Remote Sens., 117, 187-205.

Thieken, A. H., S. Kienzler, H. Kreibich, C. Kuhlicke, M. Kunz, B. Mühr, M. Müller, A. Otto, T Petrow, S. Pisi, K. Schröter (2016): Review of the flood risk management system in Germany. Ecology and Society, 21:51.

Puskeiler, M., M. Kunz, M. Schmidberger (2016): Hail statistics for Germany derived from single-polarization radar data. Atmos. Res., 178-179, 459-470.

Kunz-Plapp, T., J. Hackenbruch, J.W. Schipper (2016): Factors of subjective heat stress of urban citizens in contexts of everyday life, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 977-994.

Nisi, L., O. Martius, A. Hering, M. Kunz, U. Germann (2016): Spatial and temporal distribution of hailstorms in the Alpine region: a long-term, high resolution, radar-based analysis. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 142, 1590-1604, doi:10.1002/qj.2771.

Punge H. J., M. Kunz (2016): Hail observations and hailstorm characteristics in Europe: A review. Atmos. Res., 176, 159–184.

Grosfeld, K., P. Lemke, P. Braesicke, A. Brauer, K. Dethloff, M. Kunz, M. Latif, B.M. Ratter, T. Sachs, H.-P. Schmidt, R. Treffeisen, R. Schwarze (2016): The Helmholtz Regional Climate Initiative REKLIM from a Polar Perspective – a Preface. Polarforschung, 85, 65-68.


Mohr, S., M. Kunz, B. Geyer (2015): Hail potential in Europe based on a regional climate model hindcast. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 10904-10912.

Brugnara Y., R. Auchmann, S. Brönnimann, R. J. Allan, I. Auer, M. Barriendos, H. Bergström, J. Bhend, R. Brázdil, G. P. Compo, R. C. Cornes, F. Dominguez-Castro, A. F. V. van Engelen, J. Filipiak, J. Holopainen, M. Kunz, J. Luterbacher, M. Maugeri, L. Mercalli, A. Moberg, C. J. Mock, G. Pichard, L. Řezníčová, G. van der Schrier, V. Slonosky, Z. Ustrnul, M. A. Valente, P. Winkler, A. Wypych, X. Yin (2015): A collection of sub-daily pressure and temperature observations for the early instrumental period with a focus on the “year without a summer” 1816. Clim. Past, 11, 1027-1047.

Mohr, S., M. Kunz, K. Keuler (2015): Development and Application of a Logistic Model to Estimate the Past and Future Hail Potential in Germany. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 3939–3956.

Annegret H. Thieken, A. H., T. Bessel, I. Callsen, D. Falter, I. Hasan, S. Kienzler, Th. Kox, Ch. Kuhlicke, M. Kunz, H. Kreibich, M. Max, V. Meyer, B. Mühr, M. Müller, A. Otto, I. Pech, Th. Petrow, S. Pisi, K.-H. Rother, K. Schröter (2015): Das Hochwasser im Juni 2013: Bewährungsprobe für das Hochwasserrisikomanagement in Deutschland. DKKV-Schriftenreihe Nr. 53, Bonn, DKKV and University of Potsdam, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-933181-62-6.

Martius, O., M. Kunz, L. Nisi, A. Hering (2015): Conference report 1st European hail workshop. Meteor. Z., 24, 441–442.

Schröter, K., M. Kunz, F. Elmer, B. Mühr, B. Merz (2015): What made the June 2013 flood in Germany an exceptional event? A hydro-meteorological evaluation. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 309–327.

Kunz, M., P. I. S. Kugel (2015): Detection of hail signatures from single-polarization C-band radar reflectivity. Atmos. Res, 153, 565-577.

Ehmele, F., Ch. Barthlott, U. Corsmeier (2015): The influence of Sardinia on Corsican rainfall in the western Mediterranean Sea: A numerical sensitivity study. Atmos. Res., 153, 451-464.


Girard, T., F. Wenzel, B. Khazai, T. Kunz-Plapp, J. E. Daniell, S. A. Brink (2014): Near-Real-Time Analysis of Publicly Communicated Disaster Response Information, Int. J. Disaster Risk Sci., 5, 165-175 .

Kreibich, K., K. Schröter, P. Bubeck, M. Kunz, H. Mahlke, S. Parolai, B. Khazai, J. Daniell, T. Lakes (2014): A review of multiple natural hazards and risks in Germany. Nat. Hazards, 74, 2279-2304.

Punge, H.J., K. Bedka, M. Kunz, A. Werner (2014): A new physically based stochastic event catalog for hail in Europe. Nat. Hazards, 73, 1625-1645.

Merz, B., F. Elmer, M. Kunz, B. Mühr, K. Schröter, S. Uhlemann (2014): The extreme flood in June 2013 in Germany. La Houille Blanche, 1, 5-10.


Mühr, B., C. Ehmann, P. Bissoli, D. Parker, J. Kennedy, S. Tanaka, K. Yoshimatsu (2013): Cold Spell in Eurasia in Winter 2011/12, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 182-183.

Mühr, B., C. Ehmann, P. Bissolli, A. Hov - sepyan, D. Parker, J. Kennedy (2013): Middle East, in State of the Climate in 2012, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 180-181.

Mühr, B., C. Ehmann, P. Bissolli, D. Parker, J. Kennedy, R. Trigo (2013): Eastern Europe, in State of the Climate in 2012, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 179-180.

Mühr, B., C. Ehmann, P. Bissolli, S. Sensoy, M. Demircan, P. Simeonov, A. Obregón, J. Kennedy, D. Parker, M. Dacic (2013): Mediterranean, Italy, Balkan States, in State of the Climate in 2012, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 178-179.

Trigo, R. M., D. Barriopedro, A. M. Ramos, D. Parker, B. Mühr, C. Ehmann, P. Bissoli, J. Kennedy (2013): Iberian Peninsula, in State of the Climate in 2012, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 176-178.

Achberger, C., B. Mühr, C. Ehmann, P. Bissolli, D. Parker, J. Kennedy (2013): Nordic and Baltic Countries, in State of the Climate in 2012, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 175-176.

Mühr, B., C. Ehmann, P. Bissolli, D. Parker, J. Kennedy (2013): Central and Western Europe, in State of the Climate in 2012, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 173-175.

Mühr, B., C. Ehmann, P. Bissolli, A. Obregón, H. Nitsche, D. Parker (2013): Europe and the Middle East - Overview, in State of the Climate in 2012, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 171-173.

Kunz, M., B. Mühr, K. Schröter, T. Kunz-Plapp, J.E. Daniell, B. Khazai, F. Wenzel, M. Vannieuwenhuyse, T. Comes, T. Münzberg, F., J. Fohringer, C. Lucas, Jochen Zschau (2013): Investigation of Superstorm Sandy 2012 in a Multi-disciplinary Approach. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2579-2598.

Vogel, H., J. Förstner, B. Vogel, T. Hanisch, B. Mühr, U. Schättler, T. Schad (2013): Simulation of the dispersion of the Eyjafjallajökull plume over Europe with COSMO-ART in the operational mode, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 13439-13463.

Mohr, S., Kunz, M. (2013): Trend analysis of convective indices relevant for hail events in Germany and Central Europe. Atmos. Res., 123, 211-228, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.05.016.


Kapsch, M.-L., M. Kunz, R. Vitolo, T. Economou (2012): Long-term trends of hail-related weather types in an ensemble of regional climate models using a Bayesian approach, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D15107.


Kunz, M., S. Wassermann (2011): Moist dynamics and sensitivity of orographic precipitation to changing ambient conditions in an idealised perspective. Meteor. Z., 20, 199-215.

Kunz, M. (2011): Characteristics of Large-scale Orographic Precipitation in a Linear Perspective. J. Hydrometeor., 12, 27-44.

Heneka, P., T. Hofherr (2011): Probabilistic winter storm risk assessment for residential buildings in Germany. Nat. Hazards, 56, 815-831.


Schipper, J. W., B. Mühr (2010): Observation of a complex halo phenomenon in central Europe, Weather, 65, 335-338.

Rauthe, M., M. Kunz, Ch. Kottmeier (2010): Changes in storm climatology over Central Europe derived from a small ensemble of high resolution regional climate models. Meteor. Z., 19, 299-312.

Kunz, M., M. Puskeiler (2010): High-resolution Assessment of the Hail Hazard over Complex Terrain from Radar and Insurance Data. Meteor. Z., 19, 427-439.

Kunz, M., S. Mohr, M. Rauthe, R. Lux, Ch. Kottmeier (2010): Assessment of Extreme Wind Speeds from Regional Climate Models. Part I: Estimate of Return Values and their Evaluation. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 10, 907–922.

Hofherr, T., M. Kunz (2010): Assessment of extreme wind climatology for Germany. Clim. Res., 41, 105-123.


Kunz, M., J. Sander, Ch. Kottmeier (2009): Recent trends of thunderstorm and hailstorm frequency and their relation to atmospheric characteristics in southwest Germany. Int. J. Climatol., 29, 2283-2297.

Marsham, J. H., C. M. Grams, B.Mühr (2009): Photographs of dust uplift from small–scale atmospheric features. Weather, 64, 80-181.


Kottmeier, Ch., N. Kalthoff, U. Corsmeier, Ch. Barthlott, J. Van Baelen, A. Behrendt, R. Behrendt, A. Blyth, R. Coulter, S. Crewell, M. Dorninger, C. Flamant, Th. Foken, M. Hagen, C. Hauck, H. Höller, H. Konow, M. Kunz, H. Mahlke, S. Mobbs, E. Richard, R. Steinacker, T. Weckwerth, A. Wieser, V. Wulfmeyer (2008): Mechanisms initiating deep convection over complex terrain during COPS. Meteorol. Z., 17 (6), 931-948.

Meißner, C., N. Kalthoff, M. Kunz, G. Adrian (2008): Initiation of shallow convection in the Black Forest Mountains. Atmos. Res., 86, 42-60.


Kunz, M. (2007): The skill of convective parameters and indices to predict isolated and severe thunderstorms, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 7, 327–342.

Browning, K., A. Blyth, P. Clark, U. Corsmeier, C. Morcrette, J. Agnew, D. Bamber, Ch. Barthlott, L. Bennett, K. Beswick, M. Bitter, K. Bozier, G. Brooks C. Collier, C. Cook, F. Davies, B. Deny, T. Feuerle, R. Forbes, C. Gaffard, M. Gray, R. Hankers, T. Hewison, N. Kalthoff, S. Khodayar, M. Kohler, Ch. Kottmeier, S. Kraut, M. Kunz, D. Ladd, J. Lenfant, J. Marsham, J. McGregor, J. Nicol, E. Norton, D. Parker, F. Perry, M. Ramatschi, H. Ricketts, N. Roberts, A. Russell, H. Schulz, E. Slack, G. Vaughan, J. Waight, R. Watson, A. Webb, A. Wieser (2007): The Convective Storms Initiation Project. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 1939-1955.


Heneka, P., T. Hofherr, B. Ruck, C. Kottmeier (2006): Winter storm risk of residential structures ­­– model development and application to the german state of Baden-Württemberg. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 6, 721–733.

Kunz, M., Ch. Kottmeier (2006a): Orographic enhancement of precipitation over low mountain ranges, Part I: Model formulation. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 1, 1025-1040.

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