Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research

Publications and applications




 Ph.D. Thesis

 Master Thesis



  • Schröter, J., Rieger, D., Stassen, C., Vogel, H., Weimer, M., Werchner, S., Förstner, J., Prill, F., Reinert, D., Zängl, G., Giorgetta, M., Ruhnke, R., Vogel, B.,  Braesicke, P. (2018): ICON-ART 2.1 – A flexible tracer framework and its application for composition studies in numerical weather forecasting and climate simulations, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, in review, Document


  • Eckstein, J., Ruhnke, R., Pfahl, S., Christner, E., Dyroff, C., Reinert, D., Rieger, D., Schneider, M., Schröter, J., Zahn, A., and Braesicke, P. (2017): From climatological to small scale applications: Simulating water isotopologues with ICON-ART-Iso (version 2.1), Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss.,, in review, Document


  • Gasch, P., Rieger, D., Walter, C., Khain, P., Levi, Y., Knippertz, P., Vogel, B. (2017): Revealing the meteorological drivers of the September 2015 severe dust event in the Eastern mediterranean, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17, 13573-13604, Document


  • Gruber, S., Unterstrasser, S., Bechtold, J., Vogel, H., Jung, M., Pak, H. (2017): Contrails and Their Impact on Shortwave Radiation and Photovoltaic Power Production - A Regional Model Study, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., Document


  • Rieger, D., Steiner, A., Bachmann, V, Gasch, P., Förstner, J., Deetz, K., Vogel, B., Vogel, H. (2017): Impact of the 4 April 2014 Saharan dust outbreak on the photovoltaic power generation in Germany, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13391-13415, Document


  • Weimer, M., Schröter, J. Eckstein, J., Deetz, K., Neumaier, M., Fischbeck, G., Hu, L., Millet, D. B., Rieger, D., Vogel, H., Vogel, B., Reddmann, T., Kirner, O., Ruhnke, R., Braesicke, P. (2017): An emission module for ICON-ART 2.0: implementation and simulations of acetone, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 2471-2494, Document


  • Donner, L. J., O'Brien, T. A., Rieger, D., Vogel, B., Cooke, W. F. (2016): Are atmospheric updrafts a key to unlocking climate forcing and sensitivity?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12983-12992, Document


  • Rieger, D., Bangert, M., Bischoff-Gauss, I., Förstner, J., Lundgren, K., Reinert, D., Schröter, J., Vogel, H., Zängl, G., Ruhnke, R., Vogel, B. (2015): ICON-ART 1.0 - a new online-coupled model system from the global to regional scale, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 567-614, Document



Ph.D. Thesis:


  • Schröter, Jennifer (2017):  Modelling of the interaction between radiation and the atmospheric composition with ICON-ART


  • Eckstein, Johannes (2017): Atmospheric Models and Aircraft Measurements: Representativeness and Model Validation


  • Rieger, Daniel (2016): Der Einfluss von natürlichem Aerosol auf Wolken über Mitteleuropa Document



Master Thesis:


  • Diekmann, Christopher (2017): Simulation der polaren UT/LS im Winter 2015/16 mit ICON-ART 


  • Gasch, Philipp (2016): Numerische Simulation eines außergewöhnlichen Staubereignisses im östlichen Mittelmeerraum unter Berücksichtigung der Mineralstaub-Strahlungswechselwirkungen Document


  • Weimer, Michael (2015): Simulation of volatile organic compounds with ICON-ART


  • Stassen, Christian (2015): Simulation von chemischen Tracern mit ICON-ART