Behrooz Keshtgar, M.Sc. Lukas Brunner

Behrooz Keshtgar, M.Sc.

  • Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Wolfgang-Gaede-Strasse 1
    76131 Karlsruhe
Research interests:

Numerical Weather Prediction modeling

Cloud-radiative interaction

Dynamics and predictability of extratropical cyclones

Current Project

My Ph.D. research is focused on understanding the radiative impact of clouds on the dynamics and predictability of extratropical cyclones.

Waves To Weather Project (B4): Radiative interactions at the NWP scale and their impact on midlatitude cyclone predictability

Curriculum Vitae

2020 - present          PhD student, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

2016-2018                 M.Sc. Meteorology, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran

2012-2016                 B.Sc. Physics, University of Yazd, Iran

External Links

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Keshtgar, B.; Voigt, A.; Hoose, C.; Riemer, M.; Mayer, B. Cloud-Radiative Impact on the Dynamics and Predictability of an Idealized Extratropical Cyclone. Weather and Climate Dynamics 2023, 4 (1), 115–132.

Sullivan, S.; Keshtgar, B.; Albern, N.; Bala, E.; Braun, C.; Choudhary, A.; Hörner, J.; Lentink, H.; Papavasileiou, G.; Voigt, A. How Does Cloud-Radiative Heating over the North Atlantic Change with Grid Spacing, Convective Parameterization, and Microphysics Scheme in ICON Version 2.1.00? Geoscientific Model Development 2023, 16 (12), 3535–3551.

Voigt, A.; Keshtgar, B.; Butz, K. Tug-Of-War on Idealized Midlatitude Cyclones Between Radiative Heating From Low-Level and High-Level Clouds. Geophysical Research Letters 2023, 50 (14), e2023GL103188.

Keshtgar, B.; Alizadeh-Choobari, O.; Irannejad, P. Seasonal and Interannual Variations of the Intertropical Convergence Zone over the Indian Ocean Based on an Energetic Perspective. Clim Dyn 2020, 54 (7), 3627–3639.