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Prof. Dr. Andreas Fink

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Room: 13-14
CS 30.23

Phone: +49 721 608-48711
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WG „Atmospheric Dynamics



                         

Research Areas

  • Meteorology and Climatology of the Tropics
  • Monsoons (e.g. West African and Southeast Asian Monsoons)
  • El Niño-Southern Oscillation
  • Tropical Intraseasonal Oscillations (Madden-Julian-Oszillation)
  • Tropical Moist Convection (e.g. West African Squall Lines)
  • The Climates of Africa
  • Tropical Cyclones
  • Synoptic Dynamics (Tropic, Subtropics, and Mid-Latitudes)
  • Synoptic Dynamics of Extreme Events (Floods, Storms and Heat Waves)
  • Mathematical-biological Climate-Malaria Modeling

 

Education, Employment & Awards

  • November 2016
Teaching price for synoptic course, Faculty of Physics, KIT
  • May 2015
Vaisala Award for Observing nn Instrumentation, Royal Met. Soc. U.K.
  • since 10/2013
Extraordinary Professor, IMK-TRO at KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 10/2011-09/2013
Extraordinary Professor, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
  • June 2008
Gordon Manley Weather Prize, Royal Met. Soc., UK
  • 2004
Habilitation in Meteorology, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
  • 1995
PhD in Meteorology, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
  • 1991
Diploma in Meteorology, Univ. of Cologne, Germany

   Short CV can be found here

 

Teaching

  • Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology
  • General Circulation
  • Atmospheric Energetics
  • Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction
  • Physical Climatology
  • Tropical Meteorology (e.g. Tropical Cyclones)

 

Publications

2017


Veroeffentlichungsliste IMK
    Cabos, W., Sein, D.V., Pinto, J.G., Fink, A.H., Koldunov, N.V., Alvarez, F., Izquierdo, A., Keenlyside, N., Jacob, D.
    The South Atlantic Anticyclone as a key player for the representation of the tropical Atlantic climate in coupled climate models
    Climate Dyn., 48, 4051-4069, Abstract

    Hannak, L., Knippertz, P., Fink, A.H., Kniffka, A., Pante, G.
    Why do global climate models struggle to represent low-level clouds in the West African summer monsoon?
    Climate Dyn., 30, 1665-1687, Abstract

    Knippertz, P., Fink, A.H., Deroubaix, A., Morris, E., Tocquer, F., Evans, M., Flamant, C., Gaetanis, 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. u.a.
    A meteorological and chemical overview of the DACCIWA field campaign in West Africa in June-July 2016
    Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 10893-10918, Abstract

    Linden, R. van der, Fink, A.H., Pinto, J.G., Phan-Van, T.
    The Dynamics of an Extreme Precipitation Event in Northeastern Vietnam in 2015 and its Predictability in the ECMWF Enseble prediction System
    Weather Forecast., 32, 1041-1056, Abstract

    Maier-Gerber, M., Pantillon, F., Di Muzio, E., Riemer, M., Fink, A.H., Knippertz, P.
    Birth of the Biscaine
    Weather, 72, 236-241, Abstract

    Paeth, H., Paxian, A., Sein, D., Jacob, D., Panitz, H.-J., Warscher, M., Fink, A., Kunstmann, H., Breil, M., Engel, Th., Krause, A., Toedter, J., Ahrens, B.
    Decadal and multi-year predictability of the West African monsoon and the role of dynamical downscaling
    Meteorol. Z.,

    Schubert, D., Linden, R. van der, Reyers, M., Fink, A.H., Maßmeyer, K., Pinto, J.G.
    Statistical-Dynamical Downscaling of Precipitation for Vietnam: Methology and Evaluation for the Recent Climate
    Int. J. Climatol., 37, 4211-4228, Abstract

    2016


    Veroeffentlichungsliste IMK
      Amekudzi, L.K., Osei, M.A., Atiah, W.A., Aryee, J.N.A., Ahiataku, M.A., Quansah, E., Preko, K., Danuor, S.K., Fink, A.H.
      Validation of TRMM and FEWS satellite rainfall estimates with rain gauge measurement over Ashanti Region, Ghana
      JACS, 6, 500-518, Abstract

      Cabos, W., Sein, D.V., Pinto, J.G., Fink, A.H., Koldunov, N.V., Alvarez, F., Izquierdo, A., Keenlyside, N., Jacob, D.
      The South Atlantic Anticyclone as a Key Player for a More Realistic Representation of the Tropical Atlantic Climate in Coupled Climate Models
      Climate Dyn., Abstract

      Hannak, L., Knippertz, P., Fink, A.H., Kniffka, A., Pante, G.
      Why do global climate models struggle to represent low-level clouds in the West African summer monsoon?
      Climate Dyn., Abstract

      Linden, R. van der, Fink, A.H., Phan, V.T., Trinh, T.L.
      Synoptic-Dynamic Analysis of Early Dry Season Rainfall Events in the Vietnamese Central Highlands
      Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 1509-1527, Abstract

      Linden, R. van der, Fink, A.H., Pinto, J.G., Phan, V.T., Kiladis, G.N.
      Modulation of Daily Rainfall in Southern Vietnam by the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves
      J. Clim., 29, 5801-5820, Abstract

      Paxian, A., Sein, D., Panitz, H.-J., Warscher, M., Breil, M., Engel, Th., Tödter, J., Krause, A., Cabos Narvaez, W.D., Fink, A., Ahrens, B., Kunstmann, H., Jacob, D., Paeth, H.
      Bias reduction in decadal predictions of West African monsoon rainfall using regional climate models
      J. Geophys. Res., 121, 1715-1735, Abstract

      Pfeifroth, U., Trentmann, J., Fink, A.H., Ahrens, B.
      Evaluating Satellite-based Diurnal Cycles of Precipitation in the African Tropics
      J. Appl. Meteor., 55, 23-39, Abstract

      Redl, R., Knippertz, P., Fink, A.H.
      Weakening and moistening of the summertime Saharan heat low through convective cold pools from the Atlas Mountains
      J. Geophys. Res., 121, 3907-3928, Abstract

      2015


      Veroeffentlichungsliste IMK
        Knippertz, P., Coe, H., Chiu, C., Evans, M., Fink, A.H., Kalthoff, N., Liousse, C., Mari, C., Allan, R., Brooks, B., Danour, S., Flamant, C., Jegede, O.O., Lohou, F., Marsham, J.H.
        The DACCIWA project: Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa
        Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 1451-1460, Abstract

        Knippertz, P., Evans, M., Field, P., Fink, A.H., Liousse, C., Marsham, J.H.
        The possible role of air pollution in climate change in West Africa
        Nat. Clim. Chang., 5, 815-822, Abstract

        Linden, R. van der , Fink, A.H., Redl, R.
        Satellite-based climatology of low-level continental clouds in southern West Africa during the summer monsoon season
        J. Geophys. Res., 120, 1186-1201, Abstract

        Ludwig, P., Höpp, S.A., Pinto, J.G., Fink, A.H., Gray, S.L.
        Secondary cyclogenesis along an occluded front leading to damaging wind gusts: windstorm Kyrill, January 2007
        Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 1417-1437, Abstract

        Redl, R., Fink, A.H:, Knippertz, P.
        An objective detection method for convective cold pool events and its application to northern Africa
        Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 5055-5072, Abstract

        Sanogo, S., Fink, A.H., Omotosho, J.B., Ba, A., Redl, R., Ermert, V.
        Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of the Recent Rainfall Recovery in West Africa
        Int. J. Climatol., 35, 4589-4605, Abstract

        2014


        Veroeffentlichungsliste IMK
          Diatta, S., Fink, A.H.
          Statistical relationship between remote climate indices and West African monsoon variability
          Int. J. Climatol., 34, 3348-3367, Abstract

          2013 and older


          Ermert, V., A. H. Fink, and H. Paeth, 2013: Revisiting the potential effects of climate change on malaria transmission in Africa using regionalised climate projections. Climatic Change, 120, 741-754 10.1007/s10584-013-0851-z, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-013-0851-z.

          Schuster, R., A. Fink, and P. Knippertz, 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.

          Fröhlich, L., P. Knippertz, A. H. Fink, and E. Hohberger, 2013: An objective climatology of tropical plumes. J. Clim., 24(16), 5044-5060, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00351.1.

          Davis J., Knippertz P., Fink A. H., 2013. The predictability of precipitation episodes during the West African dry season. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 139, 1047-1058, DOI:10.1002/qj.2014, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/qj.2014/pdf.

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

          Samimi, C., A. H. Fink, and H. Paeth, 2012: The 2007 flood in the Sahel: Causes, characteristics and its presentation in the media and FEWS NET. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., doi:10.5194/nhess-12-1-2012, http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/12/313/2012/nhess-12-313-2012.pdf.

          Schrage, J. M. and A. H. Fink, 2012: Nocturnal continental low-level stratus over tropical West Africa: Observations and possible mechanisms controlling its onset. Monthly Weather Review, 140 (6) 1794-1809, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-11-00172.1, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/MWR-D-11-00172.1.

          Tompkins, A. M., D. J. Parker, S. Danour , L. Amekudzi, C. L. Bain, M. W. Douglas, A. H. Fink, D. I. F. Grimes, P. Knippertz, P. J. Lamb, K. J. Nicklin, and C. Yorke, 2012: The Ewiem Nimdie summer school series in Ghana: Capacity building in meteorological research, lessons learned, and future prospects. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 93(5), 595-601, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00098.1, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00098.1.

          Waliser, D., P. M. Moncrieff, D. Burrridge, A. H. Fink, D. Gochis, B. N. Goswami, B. Guan, P. Harr, J. Heming, H.-H. Hsu, C. Jakob, M. Janinga, S. Jones, P. Knippertz, J. Marengo, H. Nguyen, M. Pope, Y. Sera, C. Thorncroft, and M. Wheeler, 2012: The "Year" of Tropical Convection (May 2008 to April 2010): Variability and Weather Highlights. Bull Amer. Met. Soc., 93(8), 1189-1218, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2011BAMS3095.1.

          Knippertz P., A. H. Fink, R. Schuster, J. Trentmann, and C. Yorke, 2011: Ultra-Low Clouds over the Southern West African Monsoon Region. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L21808, doi:10.1029/2011GL049278.

          Ermert V., A. H. Fink, A. P. Morse, and H. Paeth, 2011: The Impact of Regional Climate Change due to Greenhouse Forcing and Land-Use Changes on Malaria Risk in Tropical Africa. Environ. Health Perspect., 120, 77-84, doi:10.1289/ehp.1103681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1103681.

          Bain C. L., D. J. Parker, N. Dixon, A. H. Fink, C. M. Taylor, B. Brooks, and S. F. Milton, 2011: Anatomy of an observed African Easterly Wave in July 2006. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 137, 923-933, DOI:10.1002/qj.812.

          Ermert V., A. H. Fink, A. Jones and A. P. Morse, 2011b: Development of a new version of the Liverpool Malaria Model: II. Calibration and validation for West Africa. Malaria Journal, 10:62, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-62, http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-10-62.pdf.

          Lafore J-P., C. Flammant, F. Guichard, D. J. Parker, D. Bouniol, A. H. Fink, V. Giraud, M. Gosset, N. Hall, H. Höller, S. Jones, A. Protat, R. Roca, F. Roux, F. Said, and C. D. Thorncroft, 2011: Progress in understanding of weather systems in West Africa. Atmos. Sci. Let., 12: 7–12, DOI: 10.1002/asl.335, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.335/pdf.

          Ermert V., A. H. Fink, A. Jones und A. P. Morse, 2011a: Development of a new version of the Liverpool Malaria Model. I. Refining the parameter settings and mathematical formulation of basic processes based on a literature review. Malaria Journal, 10:35, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-35, http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-10-35.pdf.

          Fink A. H., A. Agustí-Panareda, Parker D. J., J-B. Ngamini, E. Afiesimama, A. Beljaars, O. Bock, M. Christoph, F. Didé, C. Faccani, N. Fourrié, F. Karbou, J. Polcher, Z. Mumba, M. Nuret, S. Pohle, F. Rabier, A. M. Tompkins, and G. Wilson, 2011: Operational meteorology in West Africa: observational networks, weather analysis and forecasting. Atmos. Sci. Let., 12: 135–141, DOI: 10.1002/asl.324, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.324/pdf.

          Paeth H., N. M. J. Hall, M. A. Gartner, M . D. Alonso, S. Moumouni, J. Polcher, P. M. Ruti, A. H. Fink, M. Gosset, T. Lebel, A. T. Gaye, D. P. Rowell, W. Moufouma-Okia, D. Jakob, B. Rockel, F. Giorgi, and M. Rummukainen, 2011: Progress in regional downscaling of West African precipitation. Atmos. Sci. Let., 12, 75–82, DOI: 10.1002/asl.306, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.306/pdf.

          Paeth H., A. H. Fink, S. Pohle, F. Keis, H. Mächel, and C. Samimi, 2011: Meteorological characteristics and potential causes of the 2007 flood in sub-Saharan Africa. International J. Climatol., 31, 1908-1926, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2199.

          Fink, A. H., J. M. Schrage, and S. Kotthaus, 2010: On the potential causes of the non-stationary correlations between West African precipitation and Atlantic hurricane activity. J. Climate, 23, 5437-5456, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3356.1.

          Klose, M., Y. Shao, M. Karremann, and A. H. Fink, 2010: Sahel Dust Zone and Synoptic Background. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L09802, doi:10.1029/2010GL042816.

          Shao, Y., A. H. Fink, and M. Klose, 2010: Numerical Simulation of a Continental-Scale Saharan Dust Event. J. Geopyhs. Res., 115, D13205, doi:10.1029/2009JD012678.

          Knippertz, P., A. H. Fink, and S. Pohle, 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, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2009MWR3006.1.

          Fink A. H., T. Brücher, V. Ermert, A. Krüger, and J. G. Pinto, 2009: The European Storm Kyrill in January 2007: Synoptic Evolution and Considerations with Respect to Climate Change. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 405–423, http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/9/405/2009/nhess-9-405-2009.pdf.

          Knippertz P. and A. H. Fink, 2009: Prediction of Dry-Season Precipitation in Tropical West Africa and its Relation to Forcing from the Extratropics. Wea. Forecasting, 24 (4), 1064–1084, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2009WAF2222221.1.

          Agustí-Panareda A., D. Vasiljevic, A. Beljaars, O. Bock, F. Guichard, M. Nuret, A. Garcia Mendez, E. Andersson, P. Bechtold, A. Fink, H. Hersbach, J.-P. Lafore, J-B. Ngamini, D. J. Parker, J.-L. Redelsperger, A. M. Tompkins, 2009: Radiosonde humidity bias correction over the West African region for the special AMMA reanalysis at ECMWF. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 135, 595-617.

          Pinto J.G., S. Zacharias, A. H. Fink, G. C. Leckebusch, and U. Ulbrich, 2009: Factors contributing to the development of extreme North Atlantic cyclones and their relationship with the NAO. Clim. Dyn., 32, 711–737, doi: 10.1007/s00382-008-0396-4, http://www.springerlink.com/content/1133776314383r01/fulltext.pdf.

          Christoph, M, A. Fink, B. Diekkrüger, S. Giertz, B. Reichert and P. Speth, 2008: IMPETUS: Implementing HELP in the Upper Ouémé Basin. Water SA, 34(4), 481-489 (HELP Special Issue, after registration available at: http://www.wrc.org.za/).

          Born, K., A. H. Fink, and H. Paeth, 2008: Dry and Wet Periods in the Northwestern Maghreb for Present Day and Future Climate Conditions. Met. Zeitschrift, 17 (5), 533-551, DOI: 10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0313.

          Parker, D. J., A. H. Fink, S. Janicot, J-B. Ngamini, M. Douglas, E. Afiesimama, A. Agusti-Panareda, A. Beljaars, F. Dide, A. Diedhiou, T. Lebel, J. Polcher, J.-L. Redelsperger, C. Thorncroft, and G. A. Wilson, 2008: The AMMA radiosonde program and its implications for the future of atmospheric monitoring over Africa. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89(7), 1015–1027, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2008BAMS2436.1.
          Paper was awarded as a Thomson Reuter Science Watch New Hot Papers paper in the field of Geosciences in September 2010: http://sciencewatch.com/dr/nhp/2010/10sepnhp/10sepnhpPark/.

          Knippertz, P. and A. H. Fink, 2008: Dry-Season Precipitation in Tropical West Africa and its Relation to Forcing from the Extratropics. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136 (9), 3579–3596, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2008MWR2295.1

          Schrage, J. M. and A. H. Fink, 2007: Use of a Rain Gage Network to Infer the Influence of Environmental Factors on the Propagation of Quasi-Linear Convective Systems in West Africa. Wea. Forecasting, 22 (5), 1016–1030, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/WAF1037.1.

          Pinto, J. G, T. Brücher, A. H. Fink, and A. Krüger, 2007: Extraordinary snow accumulations over parts of south-central Europe during the winter of 2005/06 and weather-related hazards. Weather, 62 (1), 16-21.

          Schrage, J. M., S. Augustyn, and A. H. Fink, 2007: Nocturnal Stratiform Cloudiness during the West African Monsoon. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys, 95 (1–2), 73–86, doi: DOI: 10.1007/s00703-006-0194-7.

          Schrage, J. M., A. H. Fink, V. Ermert, and E. D. Ahlonsou, 2006: Three MCS Cases Occurring in Different Synoptic Environments in the Sub-Sahelian Wet Zone during the 2002 West African Monsoon. J. Atmos. Sci., 63 (9), 2369-2382, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/JAS3757.1.

          Knippertz, P. and A. H. Fink, 2006: Tropical plumes: A visible sign of tropical–extratropical interactions. promet, 32(3), 144-153 (In German, English abstract), http://www.dmg-ev.de/gesellschaft/publikationen/pdf/promet/Vol_32_3-4.pdf.

          Fink, A.H, 2006: The West African Monsoon. promet, 32(3), 114-122 (In German, English abstract), http://www.dmg-ev.de/gesellschaft/publikationen/pdf/promet/Vol_32_3-4.pdf.

          Knippertz, P. and A. H. Fink, 2006: Synoptic and Dynamic Aspects of an Extreme Springtime Saharan Dust Outbreak. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc, 132, 1153-1177, doi: 10.1256/qj.05.109.

          Fink, A. H., D. G. Vincent, and V. Ermert, 2006: Rainfall Types in the West African Soudanian Zone during the Summer Monsoon 2002. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134 (8), 2143-2164, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/MWR3182.1.

          Fink, A. H., T. Brücher, A. Krüger, G. C. Leckebusch, J. G. Pinto, and U. Ulbrich, 2004: The 2003 European summer heat waves and drought – synoptic diagnosis and impacts. Weather; 59 (8), 209-216.

          Fink, A. H., D. G. Vincent, P. Reiner, and P. Speth, 2004: Mean state and wave disturbances during phases I, II, and III of GATE based on ERA-40. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132 (7), 1661-1683, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0493(2004)132<1661:MSAWDD>2.0.CO;2.

          Vollmert, P., A. H. Fink and H. Besler, 2003: „Ghana Dry Zone“ und „Dahomey Gap“: Ursachen für eine Niederschlagsanomalie im tropischen Westafrika (in German). Erde, 134 (4), 375-393.

          Ulbrich, U., T. Brücher, A. H. Fink, A. Krüger and G.C. Leckebusch, J. Pinto, 2003: The central European floods in August 2002. Part II: Synoptic causes and considerations with respect to climate change. Weather, 58 (10), 434-442.

          Ulbrich, U., T. Brücher, A. H. Fink, A. Krüger and G.C. Leckebusch, J. Pinto, 2003: The central European floods in August 2002. Part I: Rainfall periods and flood development. Weather, 58 (10), 371-377.

          Fink, A. H. and A. Reiner, 2003: Spatio-temporal Variability of the Relation between African Easterly Waves and West African Squall Lines in 1998 and 1999. J. of Geophys Res., 108(D11), ACL 5-1–5-17, 4332, doi:10.1029/2002JD002816.

          Fink, A. H. and P. Knippertz, 2003: An extreme precipitation event in southern Morocco and some hydrological implications. Weather, 58 (10), 377-386.

          Fink, A. H. and D. G. Vincent, 2003: Tropical cyclone environments over the northeastern Pacific, including mid-level dry intrusion cases. Meterol. Atmos. Phys., 84 (3-4), 293-315.

          Knippertz, P., A. H. Fink, A. Reiner, and P. Speth, 2003: Three late summer/early autumn cases of tropical-extratropical interactions causing precipitation in northwestern Africa. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131 (1), 116-135, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0493(2003)131<0116:TLSEAC>2.0.CO;2.

          Vincent, D.G. and A. H. Fink, 2001: Tropical Cyclone Environments over the Northeastern and Northwestern Pacific Based on ERA-15 Analyses. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128 (8), 1928-1948, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0493(2001)129<1928:TCEOTN>2.0.CO;2.

          U. Ulbrich, A. H. Fink, M. Klawa and J. G. Pinto, 2001: Three extreme storms over Europe in December 1999. Weather, 56 (3), 70-80.

          Schrage, J. M., D. G. Vincent, and A. H. Fink, 1999: Modulations of intraseasonal (25-70 day) processes by the superimposed ENSO cycle across the Pacific basin. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 70 (1-2), 15-27.

          Fink, A. H. and P. Speth, 1998: Tropical Cyclones (Review article). Naturwissenschaften, 85 (10), 482-493.

          Schnadt, C., A. Fink, D. G. Vincent, J. M. Schrage, and P. Speth, 1998: Tropical cyclones, 6-25 day oscillations, and tropical-extratropical interactions over the northwestern Pacific. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 68 (3-4), 151-169.

          Vincent, D. G, A. Fink, J. M. Schrage, and P. Speth, 1998: High and Low Frequency Intraseasonal Variance of OLR on Annual and ENSO Time Scales. J. Climate, 11 (5), 968-986, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0442(1998)011<0968:HALFIV>2.0.CO;2.

          Fink, A. and P. Speth, 1997: Some potential forcing mechanisms of the year-to-year variability of the tropical convection and its intraseasonal (25-70 day) variability. Int. J. of Climatol., 17 (14), 1513-1534.

          Fink, A., U. Ulbrich, and H. Engel, 1996: Aspects of the January 1995 flood in Germany. Weather, 51 (2), 34-39.

          U. Ulbrich and A. Fink, 1995: The January 1995 flood in Germany: Meteorological versus Hydrological Causes. Phys. Chem. Earth, 20.(5-6), 439-444.

          Vincent, D.G., Th. Sperling, A. Fink, S. Zube, and P. Speth, 1991: Intraseasonal Oscillation of Convective activity in the Tropical Southern Hemisphere: May 1984 - April 1986. J. Climate, 4 (1), 40-53, http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/1520-0442(1991)004<0040:IOOCAI>2.0.CO;2.

           

          Book contributions


          Christoph C., A. H. Fink, B. Diekkrüger, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, B. Reichert, M. Rössler, and P. Speth, 2011: Effizienter und tragfähiger Umgang mit Süßwasser anhand zweier Fallbeispiele in Nordwest- bzw. Westafrika (Chapter 4.4, in German). In: Lozán, J. L., H. Graßl, L. Karbe, P. Hupfer, and C.-D. Schönwiese (Eds.). WARNSIGNAL KLIMA: Genug Wasser für alle? 3. Edition (e-book only), p. 473-480, http://www.climate-service-center.de/imperia/md/content/csc/warnsignalklima/warnsignal_klima_kap4_4.4_christoph.pdf.

          Speth P. and A. H. Fink, 2010: Introduction (Chapter I). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 6-11, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Fink A. H., M. Christoph, V. Ermert, A. Kuhn, T. Heckelei and B. Diekkrüger, 2010: Impacts of Global Change south of the Sahara (Chapter I-2.1). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 16-23, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Fink A. H., M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, B. Reichert, A. Kuhn and T. Heckelei, 2010: Impacts of Global Change north of the Sahara (Chapter I-2.2). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 24-28, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Fink A. H., M .Christoph, K. Born, T. Brücher, K. Piecha, S. Pohle, O. Schulz and V. Ermert, 2010: Regional geography of West and Northwest Africa: An Introduction – Climate (Chapter I-3.4). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 54-58, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Pohle S., A. H. Fink, S. Giertz, and B. Diekkrüger, 2010: Hydro-meteorological measurements in Benin (Chapter I-4.1). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, pp. 108-113, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Fink A. H., H. Paeth, V. Ermert, S. Pohle and M. Diederich, 2010: Meteorological processes influencing the weather and climate of Benin (Chapter I-5.1). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, pp. 135-149, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Born K., A. H. Fink and P. Knippertz, 2010: Meteorological processes influencing the weather and climate of Morocco (Chapter I-5.2). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, pp. 150-163, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Speth P. and A. H. Fink, 2010: Summary (Chapter I-9). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 344-349, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Christoph M., A. H. Fink, H. Paeth, K. Born., M. Kerschgens and K. Piecha, 2010: Climate scenarios (Chapter II-3.2). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, Speth P., Christoph M., Diekkrüger B., Bollig M., Fink A. H., Goldbach H., Heckelei T., Menz G., Reichert B., Rössler M. (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 402-425, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Speth P., B. Diekkrüger and A. H. Fink, 2010: Summary and conclusions (Chapter II-6). In: Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa, P. Speth, M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, M. Bollig, A. H. Fink, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, G. Menz, B. Reichert, M. Rössler (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 650-655, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12957-5, ISBN 978-3-642-12956-8.

          Born, K., M. Christoph, A. H. Fink, P. Knippertz, H. Paeth, and P. Speth, 2008: Moroccan Climate in the Present and Future: Combined View from Observational Data and Regional Climate Scenarios. In: Climatic Changes and Water Resources in the Middle East and in North Africa, Zereini and Hoetzl (Eds.), Springer Press, Vienna, 29-45, ISBN 978-3-540-85046-5.

          Fink A. H., M. Christoph, and B Reichert, 2008: GLOWA – Global Change and the Hydrological Cycle (Available in English, German, and French). IMPETUS. IHP/HWRP-Berichte, Heft 7, ISSN 1614-1180, pp. 71.

          Fink, A. H., B. Reichert, and M. Christoph, 2008: IMPETUS - An integrated approach to the efficient management of scarce water resources in West Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 3, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

          Fink, A. H., S. Kotthaus, and S. Pohle, 2008: Rainfall Variability in West Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 11-12, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

          Fink, A. H., S. Pohle, and R. Hoffmann, 2008: Spatial and Temporal Rainfall Climatologies of Benin. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 21–22, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

          Fink, A. H., K. Piecha, T. Brücher, and P. Knippertz, 2008: Precipitation Variability in Northwest Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000–2007. Schulz O. and Judex M. (Ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-6-4 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 11-12, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/

          Fink, A. H. and S. Giertz, 2008: The Hydro-Meteorological Network of the HVO. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-8-8), p. 31–32, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

          Born, K., K. Piecha, and A. H. Fink, 2008: Shifting Climate Zones in the Northwestern Maghreb. In: IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000–2007. Schulz O. and Judex M. (Ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-6-4 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 13-14, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

          Born, K., K. Piecha, and A. H. Fink, 2008: Regional Patterns of Rainfall and Temperature in the Drâa region. In: IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000–2007. Schulz O. and Judex M. (Ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-6-4 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 15-16, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

          Ermert, V., A. H. Fink; A. P. Morse, A. E. Jones, and H. Paeth, 2008: Impact of Climate Change on Malaria Risk in West Africa. In: IMPETUS Atlas Benin. Research Results 2000–2007. Judex M. and Thamm H. P. (ed.) Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany, ISBN-13 978-3-9810311-5-7 (French version: ISBN 978-3-9810311-7-1), p. 15–16, http://www.impetus.uni-koeln.de/en/impetus-atlas/.

           

          Other publications


          Redelsperger J.-L., C.D. Thorncroft, D.J. Parker, S. Janicot, E. Afiesimama, A. Boone, P. Brandt, S. Danuor, A. Dia, A. Diedhiou, A. Diongue, A.H. Fink, R. Folorunsho, M. Kadi, A. Konaré, S. Konaté, T. Lebel, B. Sultan, R. Washington, 2012: An update on AMMA activities in the CLIVAR framework. CLIVAR Exchanges, No. 60, pp. 14-17

          Fink A. H., M. Christoph, B. Diekkrüger, H. Goldbach, T. Heckelei, B. Reichert, M. Rössler and P. Speth, 2010: Impacts of Global Change on the hydrological cycle in West and Northwest Africa, Nova Acta Leopoldina NF 112, Nr. 384, 193-200.