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Prof. Dr. J. Orphal
H.-v.-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Leopoldshafen
Tel: +49 721 608-29121
Fax: +49 721 608-24742


Monday, 21 Oct 2019 - 11:00
Feng Jiang

Water-soluble composition of aerosol and cloud water in Southern China: formation mechanism and sources

Monday, 21 Oct 2019 - 14:00
Zhaoze Deng
Key Laboratory of Middle Atmosphere and Global Environment Observation (LAGEO), Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Size-resolved measurements of Cloud Condensation Nuclei and Black Carbon in China

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 - 12:00
Andrew Gettelman
University of Leeds

Cloud processes through the looking glass at the intersection of Forcing and Feedback

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 - 16:45
Dr. Andreas Vallgren, Chief Science Officer
Ignitia, Schweden

Probabilistic rainfall predictions for tropical agriculture in West Africa

Thursday, 24 Oct 2019 - 14:45


Monday, 28 Oct 2019 - 11:00
HengHeng Zhang

Microphysical Cloud Parameters determined from Multiple Scattering Properties

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2019 - 15:00
Dan Murphy

A global distribution of major aerosol components: sea salt and stratospheric particles

Thursday, 07 Nov 2019 - 14:45
(1) Tristan Semsch (2) Hilke Lentink (3) Lisa-Ann Kautz (4) Anubhav Choudhary


Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019 - 15:00
Dan Lunt
University of Bristol

The state-dependence of climate sensitivity: a paleoclimate perspective

Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019 - 16:45
Dr. Jan Keller

Regional reanalysis: Concepts, potential and added value

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019 - 15:00
Dr. Lars Nerger
Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Bremerhaven

Ensemble Data Assimilation for Coupled Models of the Earth System

Thursday, 21 Nov 2019 - 14:45
(1) Kathrin Deck (2) Sven Werchner (3) Patrick Kuntze (4) Philipp Zschenderlein


Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019 - 16:45
Prof. Louise Nuijens, Dept of Geosciences & Remote Sensing, TU Delft

The (other) coupling of clouds to circulations: the role of convective momentum transport

Monday, 02 Dec 2019 - 11:00
Dr. Larissa Larcher

Measurements of ice nucleating particles in remote locations of the atmosphere

Tuesday, 03 Dec 2019 - 15:00
Prof. Dr. Stephan Borrmann,

The Asian Tropopause Aerosol layer (ATAL): Physical and chemical properties derived from in-situ aircraft borne measurements

Thursday, 05 Dec 2019 - 14:45
(1) Lisa Muth (2) Christian Latt (3) Alberto Caldas-Alvarez (4) Jannik Wilhelm


Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019 - 15:00
Dr. Thomas Birner,

Titel folgt - Dr. Thomas Birner

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2019 - 15:45
Selina Kiefer


Tuesday, 17 Dec 2019 - 16:45
Dr. Thorwald Stein
Department of Meteorology, University of Reading

Evaluating convective storm characteristics against radar observations around the world

Thursday, 09 Jan 2020 - 14:45
(1) Sascha Bierbauer (2) Jan Handwerker (3) Freia Then (4) Olga Kiseleva


Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020 - 15:00
Prof Dr. Manfred Wendisch

Radiative Energy Budget of Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds: Measurements and Simulations

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020 - 15:00
PD Dr. Johannes Schneider
Max Planck Institut fuer Chemie Mainz, Abt. Partikelchemie

Aircraft-based single particle composition measurements in the Arctic: Detection of amines from marine biogenic sources in aerosol particles and cloud residues

Thursday, 23 Jan 2020 - 14:45
(1) Moritz Pickl (2) Manuel Schmidberger (3) Matrin Kohler (4) Philipp Gasch


Monday, 27 Jan 2020 - 11:00
Magdalena Vallon

Characterisation of the AIDA light source and first results of photochemical experiments

Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020 - 16:45
Dr. Ulrich Blahak
Deutscher Wetterdienst Offenbach

SINFONY - the combination of Nowcasting and NWP for convective forecasting from minutes to hours

Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020 - 15:00
Dr. Paul DeMott
Colorado State University

Titel folgt - Vortrag Dr. Paul DeMott, Colorado State University

Thursday, 06 Feb 2020 - 14:45
(1) Barbara Dietl (2) Lukas Muser (3) Andreas Wieser (4) Julia Bruckert


Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020 - 15:00
Prof. Martin Chipperfield
University of Leeds, School of Earth and Enviroment

Titel folgt - Vortrag Prof. Martin Chipperfield, Leeds

Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing

The Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) - Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing (ASF) investigates dynamic, microphysical and chemical processes in the Earth’s atmosphere, with the goal to understand, quantify and predict its natural variability and long-term changes.

Accurate measurements of atmospheric trace gases from various observational platforms (ground-based stations, air craft, balloons, satellites) provide the data that are required for the modelling of atmospheric processes.

Particular focus of the activities of IMK-ASF is to investigate the complex links and feedbacks between climate change, dynamics and transport, and atmospheric chemistry.


Dissertation award for Julia Fuchs

Scientist honoured for best PhD thesis of the last two years.


Composition and origin of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer (ATAL) uncovered

A comprehensive study lead by IMK-ASF and published in Nature Geoscience reveals solid ammonium nitrate particles forming due to ammonia emissions at ground as a major component of the ATAL at 12-18 km altitude.

To KIT press release

To the Nature Geoscience publication

To the paper (SharedIt)


Modellansatz - Methan
Podcast on modelling of methane with ICON-ART - joint venture of ESM and DE

Jennifer Schröter and Christian Scharun from IMK-ASF got the invitation to talk on the podcast „Modellansatz“ of the Department of Mathematics of KIT.
This podcast deals with recent modelling activities and strategies for the global atmospheric model ICON-ART. Together with Gudrun Thäter they discuss challenges when it comes to modelling the greenhouse gase methane, in particular.
The modelling activities are carried out in the scope of the Helmholtz Advanced Earth System Modelling Capacity (ESM) and Digital Earth (DE) project.

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