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Akhtar, N., J. Brauch, B. Ahrens (2017): Climate Modeling over the Mediterranean Sea: Impact of Resolution and Ocean Coupling. Clim. Dyn. DOI 10.1007/s00382-017-3570-8


Barcikowska, M., F. Feser, W. Zhang, W. Mei (2017): Changes in intense Tropical Cyclone Activity for the Western North Pacific during the last decades derived from a Regional Climate Model Simulation. Clim. Dyn., pp 1-19, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3420-0.


Brisson E., C. Brendel, S. Herzog, B. Ahrens (2017): Lagrangian evaluation of convective shower characteristics in a convection permitting model. Met.Z. Accepted


Brisson, E., N. Leps, B. Ahrens (2017): Konvektionserlaubende Klimamodellierung. Promet - Meteorologische Fortbildung99, 41 - 48


Demuzere, M., S. Harshan, L. Järvi, M. Roth, C.S.B. Grimmond,. V. Masson, K.W. Oleson, E. Velasco, H. Wouters (2017): Impact of urban canopy models and external parameters on the modelled urban energy balance in a tropical city. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143(704), 1581–1596, DOI: 10.1002/qj.3028


Dieng, D., G. Smiatek, J. Bliefernicht, D. Heinzeller, A. Sarr, A.T. Gaye, H. Kunstmann (2017): Evaluation of the COSMO‐CLM high‐resolution climate simulations over West Africa. J. of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres​, DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025457


Ho-Hagemann, H., Gröger, M., Rockel, B., Zahn, M., Geyer, B., Meier, M., 2017: Effects of air-sea coupling over the North Sea and the Baltic Sea on simulated summer precipitation over Central Europe, Climate Dynamics,pp 1–26, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3546-8.


Kröner, N., S. Kotlarski, E. Fischer, D. Lüthi, E. Zubler, C. Schär (2017): Separating climate change signals into thermodynamic, lapse-rate and circulation effects: theory and application to the European summer climate. Clim. Dyn, 48, 3425–3440, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3276-3


Leutwyler D., D. Lüthi, N. Ban, O. Fuhrer, C. Schär (2017): Evaluation of the Convection-Resolving Climate Modeling Approach on Continental ScalesJ. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD026013.


Nolan, P., J. O'Sullivan, R. McGrath (2017): Impacts of climate change on mid‐twenty‐first‐century rainfall in Ireland: a high‐resolution regional climate model ensemble approach. Int. J. of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5091


Obermann-Hellhund, A., D. Conte, S. Somot, C. Zsolt Torma, B. Ahrens (2017): Mistral and Tramontane wind systems in regional and global climate simulations from 1950 to 2100. Clim. Dyn. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3635-8. 


Paeth H., A. Paxian, D. Sein, T. Brücher, D. Jakob, H.-J. Panitz, M. Warscher, A. H. Fink, H. Kunstmann, M. Breil, T. Engel, A. Krause, J. Toedter, and B. Ahrens, 2017: Decadal and multi-year predictability of the West African monsoon and the role of dynamical downscaling. Meteorol. Zeitschrift, PrePub DOI 10.1127/metz/2017/0811.    


Pätsch J., H. Burchard, C. Dieterich, U. Gräwe, M. Gröger, M. Mathis, H. Kapitza, M. Bersch, A. Moll, T. Pohlmann, J. Su, H.T.M. Ho-Hagemann, A. Schulz, A. Elizalde, C. Eden (2017).: An evaluation of the North Sea circulation in global and regional models relevant for ecosystem simulations. Ocean Modelling, 116:70-95, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.06.005


Pham, Trang Van; J. Brauch, B. Früh, B. Ahrens (2017): Simulation of snowbands in the Baltic Sea area with the coupled atmosphere-ocean-ice model COSMO-CLM/NEMO. Met. Z., doi: 10.1127/metz/2016/0775


Rockel, B., J. Brauch, O. Gutjahr, N. Akhtar, H.T.M. Ho-Hagemann (2017): Gekoppelte Modellsysteme: Atmosphäre und Ozean. Promet - Meteorologische Fortbildung99, 65-75


Schaaf, B., H.v. Storch, F. Feser (2017): Has spectral nudging an effect for dynamical downscaling applied in small regional model domains. AMS, DOI 10.1175/MWR-D-17-0087.1


Schefczyk, L., Heinemann, G. (2017): Climate change impact on Thunderstorms: Analysis of thunderstorm indices using high resolution COSMO-CLM simulations. Met. Z. 26, DOI 10.1127/metz/2017/0749


Schultze, M., B. Rockel (2017): Direct and semi-direct effects of aerosol climatologies on long-term climate simulations over Europe. Clim. Dyn., DOI 10.1007/s00382-017-3808-5


Wahle K., J. Staneva, W. Koch, L. Fenoglio-Marc, H.T. M. Ho-Hagemann, E.V. Stanev (2017): An atmosphere–wave regional coupled model: improving predictions of wave heights and surface winds in the southern North Sea. Ocean Science, 13: 289–301, doi:10.5194/os-13-289-2017


Will,A., N. Akhtar, J. Brauch, M. Breil, E. Davin, H. T. M. Ho-Hagemann, E. Maisonnave, M. Thürkow, and S. Weiher (2017): The COSMO-CLM 4.8 regional climate model coupled to regional ocean, land surface and global earth system models using OASIS3-MCT: description and performance. Geoscientific Model Development, 10:1549–1586, doi:10.5194/gmd-10-1549-2017




Befort, D.J.; G.C. Leckebusch, U. Cubasch (2016): Intraseasonal variability of the Indian summer monsoon: wet and dry events in COSMO-CLM. Clim. Dyn., 47, 2635-2651, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-2989-7


Brienen S., B. Früh, A. Walter, K. Trusilova, P. Becker (2016): A Central European precipitation climatology - Part II: Added value of the high-resolution HYRAS climatology for COSMO-CLM evaluation. Met. Z.25, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0617


Brisson, E., M. Demuzere, N. van Lipzig (2016): Modelling strategies for performing convection-permitting climate simulations. Met. Z., 25(2), 149 - 163, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2015/0598


Brisson, E., K. Van Weverberg, M. Demuzere, A. Devis, S. Saeed, M. Stengel, N. P. M. van Lipzig (2016): How well can a convection-permitting climate model reproduce decadal statistics of precipitation, temperature and cloud characteristics? Clim. Dyn., 47, doi:10.​1007/​s00382-016-3012-z


Bucchignani, E.;  A.L. Zollo, L. Cattaneo, M. Montesarchio, P. Mercogliano (2016): Extreme weather events over China: assessment of COSMO-CLM simulations and future scenarios. Int. J. Clim., DOI: 10.1002/joc.4798


Bucchignani, E.;  P. Mercogliano, G. Rianna, H.- J. Panitz (2016): Analysis of ERA-Interim-driven COSMO-CLM simulations over Middle East – North Africa domain at different spatial resolutions. Int. J. Clim, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4559


Byrne, D., M. Münnich, I. Frenger, N. Gruber (2016): Mesoscale atmosphere ocean coupling enhances the transfer of wind energy into the ocean, Nature Communications 7, doi:10.1038/ncomms11867


Cavicchia, L., E.  Scoccimarro, S. Gualdi, B. Ahrens, S. Berthou, D. Conte, A. Dell'Aquila, P. Drobinski, V. Djurdjevic, C. Dubois, C. Gallardo, L.  Li, P. Oddo, A.  Sanna, C. Torma (2016): Spatiotemporal characterisation of Mediterranean extreme precipitation events: a multi-model assessment. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3245-x


Cheneka, B.R., S. Brienen, K. Fröhlich, S. Asharaf, B. Früh (2016): Searching for an Added Value of Precipitation in Downscaled Seasonal Hindcasts over East Africa: COSMO-CLM Forced by MPI-ESM. Advances in Meteorology2016, Article ID 4348285


Chatterjee, F.; D. Allaerts, U. Blahak, J. Meyers, N.P.M. van Lipzig (2016): Evaluation of a wind-farm parametrization in a regional climate model using large eddy simulations. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1002/qj.2896


Ciervo F., G. Rianna, P. Mercogliano, M.N. Papa (2016): Effects of climate change on shallow-landslides in a small coastal catchment in Southern Italy. Landslides, DOI: 10.1007/s10346-016-0743-1 


Dangendorf, S.; A. Arns, J.G. Pinto, P. Ludwig, J. Jensen (2016): The exceptional influence of storm 'Xaver' on design water levels in the German Bight. Env. Res. Letters11(5), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054001


Da Ronco P.; C. De Michele, M. Montesarchio, P. Mercogliano (2016): Comparison between COSMO-CLM simulations and MODIS data of snow cover extent and distribution in the Italian Alps. Clim. Dyn., 47, 1-23, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3054-2


Davin E.L., E. Maisonnave and S.I. Seneviratne (2016): Is land surface processes representation a possible weak link in current Regional Climate Models? Environmental Research Letters11(7), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074027


Docquier, D., W. Thiery, S. Lhermitte, N.P.M. van Lipzig (2016): Multi-year wind dynamics around Lake Tanganyika, Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3020-z


Dosio, A., H.-J. Panitz (2016): Climate change projections for CORDEX-Africa with COSMO-CLM regional climate model and differences with the driving global climate models. Clim. Dyn., 46, 1599-1625, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2664-4 


Drobinski, P., N. Da Silva, G.  Panthou, S. Bastin, C. Muller, B. Ahrens, M. Borga, D. Conte, G. Fosser, F. Giorgi, I. Güttler, V. Kotroni, L. Li, E.  Morin, B.  Önol, P. Quintana-Segui, R. Romera, C. Zsolt Torma (2016): Scaling precipitation extremes with temperature in the Mediterranean: past climate assessment and projection in anthropogenic scenarios. Clim. Dyn. Early online. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3083-x (OA)


Eccel, E.; A.L. Zollo, P. Mercogliano, et al. (2016): Simulations of quantitative shift in bio-climatic indices in the viticultural areas of Trentino (Italian Alps) by an open source R package. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 127, 92–100


Flaounas, E., F.D. Kelemen, H. Wernli, M.A. Gaertner, M. Reale, E. Sanchez-Gomez, P. Lionello, S. Calmanti, Z. Podrascanin, S. Somot, N. Akhtar, R. Romera, D. Conte (2016): Assessment of an ensemble of ocean–atmosphere coupled and uncoupled regional climate models to reproduce the climatology of Mediterranean cyclones. Clim. Dyn.,  doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3398-7


Früh B., A. Will, C.L. Castro (2016): Recent developments in Regional Climate Modelling with COSMO-CLM. Met. Z., 25(2), DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0788


Gaertner, M.A., J.J. González-Alemán, R. Romera, M. Domínguez, V. Gil, E. Sánchez, C. Gallardo, M.M. Miglietta, K.J.E. Walsh, D.V. Sein, S. Somot, A. Dell'Aquila, C. Teichmann, B. Ahrens, E. Buonomo, A. Colette, S. Bastin, E.v. Meijgaard, G. Nikulin (2016): Impact of ocean-atmosphere coupling and high resolution on the simulation of medicanes over the Mediterranean Sea: multi-model analysis with Med-CORDEX and EURO-CORDEX runs. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3456-1


Graf, M.; M. Kossmann, K. Trusilova,G. Mühlbacher (2016): Identification and Climatology of Alpine Pumping from a Regional Climate Simulation. Front. Earth Sci., 4, doi:10.3389/feart.2016.00005


Grossman-Clarke, S.; S. Schubert, D. Fenner (2016): Urban effects on summertime air temperature in Germany under climate change. Int. J.Clim., doi:10.1002/joc.4748


Gutjahr, O., L. Schefczyk, P. Reiter, G. Heinemann (2016): Impact of the horizontal resolution on the simulation of extremes in COSMO-CLM. Met.Z., 25(5), DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0638


Gutjahr O., G. Heinemann, A. Preußer, Willmes, C. Drüe (2016): Quantification of ice production in Laptev Sea polynyas and its sensitivity to thin-ice parameterizations in a regional climate model. The Cryosphere, 10, 2999-3019, doi:10.5194/tc-10-2999-2016.


Hackenbruch, J. G. Schädler, J.W. (2016): Added value of high-resolution regional climate simulations for regional impact studies. Met. Z., 25(3)291 - 304, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0701


Harzallah A., G. Jordà, C. Dubois, G. Sannino, A. Carillo, L. Li, T. Arsouze, J. Beuvier, N. Akthar (2016): Long term evolution of the heat budget in the Mediterranean Sea from Med-CORDEX forced and coupled simulations. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3363-5


Haslinger, K., W. Schöner, I. Anders (2016): Future drought probabilities in the Greater Alpine Region based on COSMO-CLM experiments – spatial patterns and driving forces. Met. Z., 25(2), 137 - 148, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2015/0604


Hassanzadeh, H., J. Schmidli, W. Langhans, L. Schlemmer, C. Schär (2016): Impact of topography on the diurnal cycle of summertime moist convection in idealized simulations. Met. Z., 25(2), 181 - 194, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2015/0653

Hawinkel, P., W. Thiery, S. Lhermitte, E. Swinnen, B. Verbist, J. Van Orshoven, B. Muys (2016): Vegetation response to precipitation variability in East Africa controlled by biogeographical factors. J. of Geophysical research - Biogeosciences, DOI: 10.1002/2016JG003436


Hermans, A. (2016): Impacts of land-cover change on the regional climate of Northern Germany. Staats- u. Univ.-Bibl. Hamburg


Huebener, H., B. Stoffels, G. Brahmer (2016): Assessment and projection of high and low precipitation extremes simulated by COSMO-CLM4.8 for four small river catchments in Hesse, Germany. Met.Z., DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0708


Jacobs, L., O. Dewitte, J. Poesen, D. Delvaux, W. Thiery, M. Kervyn (2016): The Rwenzori Mountains, a landslide-prone region? Landslides, 13(3), DOI: 10.1007/s10346-015-0582-5


Jacobs, L., J. Maes, K. Mertens, J. Sekajugo, W. Thiery, N.P.M. van Lipzig, N.P.M., J. Poesen, M. Kervyn, O. Dewitte (2016): Reconstruction of a flash flood event through a multi-hazard approach: focus on the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda. Nat. Hazards, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-016-2458-y


Kelemen, F.D., P. Ludwig, M. Reyers, S. Ulbrich, J.G. Pintoe (2016): Evaluation of moisture sources for the Central European summer flood of May/June 2013 based on regional climate model simulationsTellus A, 68, 29288  


Keller, M, O. Fuhrer, J. Schmidli, M. Stengel, R. Stöckli, C. Schär (2016): Evaluation of convection-resolving models using satellite data: The diurnal cycle of summer convection over the Alps. Met. Z., 25(2), DOI: 10.1127/metz/2015/0715


Keuler, K. ,K. Radtke, S. Kotlarski, D. Lüthi (2016): Regional climate change over Europe in COSMO-CLM: Influence of emission scenario and driving global model. Met. Z., 25(2), p. 121 - 136, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0662


Kothe, S, J. Tödter, B. Ahrens (2016): Strategies for soil initialization of regional decadal climate predictions. Met. Z., DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0729


Kröner, N.; S. Kotlarski, E. Fischer, D. Lüthi, E. Zubler, C. Schär (2016): Separating climate change signals into thermodynamic, lapse-rate and circulation effects: theory and application to the European summer climate. Clim Dyn, 1-16, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3276-3


Leutwyler, D., O. Fuhrer, X. Lapillonne, D. Lüthi, and C. Schär (2016): Towards European-Scale Convection-Resolving Climate Simulations, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3393-3412, 2016, doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-119


Li, D.: Added value of high-resolution regional climate model: selected cases over the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea areas; Int. J. Climatol. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4695


Li, D., B. Geyer, P. Bisling (2016): A model-based climatology analysis of wind power resources at 100-m height over the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea. Applied Energy,179, p 575-589, doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.07.010


Li, D.; Geyer, B.; Bisling, P.: A model-based climatology analysis of wind power resources at 100-m height over the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea. Applied Energy; doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.07.010


Li, D., H.v. Storch, B. Geyer (2016): High-resolution wind hindcast over the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea in East Asia: Evaluation and wind climatology analysis. J. of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres,  DOI: 10.1002/2015JD024177


Llasses J., G. Jordà, D. Gomis, F. Adloff, D. Macías, A. Harzallah, T. Arsouze, N. Akthar, L. Li, A. Elizalde, G. Sannino  (2016): Heat and salt redistribution in the Mediterranean Sea in the Med-CORDEX model ensemble. Clim. Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3242-0


Matthias, V.; A. Aulinger, A. Backes, J. Bieser, B. Geyer, M. Quante, M. Zeretzke, M. (2016): The impact of shipping emissions on air pollution in the greater North Sea region–Part 2: Scenarios for 2030. Atmos. Chem. Phys, 16, 759-776, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-759-2016


Mertens, M., A. Kerkweg, P. Jöckel, H. Tost, H., C. Hofmann (2016): The 1-way on-line coupled model system MECO(n) – Part 4: Chemical evaluation (based on MESSy v2.52). Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3545-3567, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-3545-2016


Obermann, A.; B. Edelmann, B. Ahrens (2016): Influence of sea surface roughness length parameterization on Mistral and Tramontane simulations. Advances in Science and Research, 13, 107-112, doi: 10.5194/asr-13-107-2016


Obermann, A., S. Bastin, S. Belamari, D. Conte, M. A. Gaertner, L. Li, B. Ahrens (2016): Mistral and Tramontane wind speed and wind direction patterns in regional climate simulations. Climate Dyn., doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3053-3


Ogaja, J., A. Will (2016): Will Fourth order, conservative discretization of horizontal Euler equations in the COSMO model and regional climate simulations. Met.Z., DOI 10.1127/metz/2016/0645


O'Sullivan, J., C. Sweeney, P. Nolan, E. Gleeson (2016): A high‐resolution, multi‐model analysis of Irish temperatures for the mid‐21st century. Int. J. of Climatology, 36(3), 1256-1267, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4419


Pardowitz, T., D.J. Befort, G.C Leckebusch, U. Ulbrich (2016): Estimating uncertainties from high resolution simulations of extreme wind storms and consequences for impacts. Met.Z., 25(5), DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0582


Paxian, A., D. Sein, H.-J. Panitz, et al. (2016): Bias reduction in decadal predictions of West African monsoon rainfall using regional climate models. J. Geophys. Res. Atm., 121, 1715-1735, DOI: 10.1002/2015JD024143


Prein, A.F.; A. Gobiet, H. Truhetz, K. Keuler, K. Goergen, C. Teichmann, C. Fox Maule, E. van Meijgaard, M. Déqué, G. Nikulin, R. Vautard, A. Colette, E. Kjellström, D. Jacob (2016). Precipitation in the EURO-CORDEX 0.11° and 0.44° simulations: high resolution, high benefits? Clim.Dyn., 46(1-2), 383-412, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2589-y


Reder A.; G. Rianna, R. Vezzoli, P. Mercogliano (2016): Assessment of possible impacts of climate change on the hydrological regimes of different regions in China. Advances in Climate Change Research, DOI: 10.1016/j.accre.2016.09.002


Reiter, P., O. Gutjahr, L. Schefczyk, G. Heinemann, M. Casper (2016): Bias correction of ENSEMBLES precipitation data with focus on the effect of the length of the calibration period. Met. Z., Vol. 25 No. 1, p. 85 - 96, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2015/0714


Reyers, M.; J. Moemken,J.G. Pinto (2016): Future changes of wind energy potentials over Europe in a large CMIP5 multi-model ensemble. Int. J. of Climatology, 36(2), 783-796, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4382


Rianna G.; L. Comegna, P. Mercogliano, L. Picarelli (2016): Potential effects of climate changes on soil-atmosphere interaction and landslide hazard. Natural Hazards, 84, 1487–1499,  DOI: 10.1007/s11069-016-2481-z


Russo, E.; U. Cubasch (2016): Mid-to-late Holocene temperature evolution and atmospheric dynamics over Europe in regional model simulations. Clim. Past, 12, Issue: 8, p. 1645-1662, doi:10.5194/cp-12-1645-2016


Ruti P.M., S. Somot, F. Giorgi, C. Dubois, E. Flaounas, A. Obermann, A. Dell'Aquila, G. Pisacane, A. Harzallah, E. Lombardi, B. Ahrens, N. Akhtar, A. Alias, T. Arsouze, R. Aznar, S. Bastin, J. Bartholy, K. Béranger, J. Beuvier, S. Bouffies-Cloché, J. Brauch, W. Cabos, S. Calmanti, J.-C. Calvet, A. Carillo D. Conte, E. Coppola, V. Djurdjevic, P. Drobinski, A. Elizalde-Arellano, M. Gaertner, P. Galàn, C. Gallardo, S. Gualdi, M. Goncalves, O. Jorba, G. Jordà, B. L'Heveder, C. Lebeaupin-Brossier, L. Li, G. Liguori, P. Lionello, D. Maciàs-Moy, P. Nabat, B. Onol, B. Rajkovic, K. Ramage, F. Sevault, G. Sannino, M.V. Struglia, A. Sanna, C. Torma, V. Vervatis (2016): MED-CORDEX initiative for Mediterranean Climate studiesBull. of the American Meteorological Society, 97(7), 1187-1208, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00176.1


Saeed, S., E. Brisson, M. Demuzere, H. Tabari, P. Willems, N.P.M. van Lipzig (2016): Multidecadal convection permitting climate simulations over Belgium: sensitivity of future precipitation extremes. Atmos. Sci. Let., 18: 29–36, DOI: 10.1002/asl.720


Schä̈r, D., Kröner, N. (2016): Sequential factor separation for the analysis of numerical model simulations. J. Atmospheric Sci., doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-16-0284.1


Schulz, J.-P., G. Vogel, C. Becker, S. Kothe, U. Rummel, B. Ahrens (2016): Evaluation of the ground heat flux simulated by a multi-layer land surface scheme using high-quality observations at grass land and bare soil. Met.Z., 25, 607-620, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0537


Smiatek, G., J. Helmert, E.-M. Gerstner (2016): Impact of land use and soil data specifications on COSMO-CLM simulations in the CORDEX-MED area. Met. Z., Vol. 25 No. 2, DOI: 10.1127/metz/2015/0594


Smiatek, G.; H. Kunstmann, A. Senatore (2016): EURO-CORDEX regional climate model analysis for the Greater Alpine Region: Performance and expected future change. J. of Geogr. Res., 121, 7710-7728, DOI: 10.1002/2015JD024727


Souverijns, N.; W. Thiery, M. Demuzere, NPM Van Lipzig (2016): Drivers of future changes in East African precipitation. Environ. Res. Lett., 11, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114011


Tabari, H.; R. De Troch, O. Giot, R. Hamdi, P. Termonia, S. Saeed, E. Brisson, N. van Lipzig, P. Willems(2016): Local impact analysis of climate change on precipitation extremes: are high-resolution climate models needed for 2 realistic simulations? Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/hess-2016-106


Thiery, W., E.L. Davin, S.I. Seneviratne, K. Bedka, S. Lhermitte, N.P.M. van Lipzig (2016): Hazardous thunderstorm intensification over Lake Victoria. Nature Communications, DOI:10.1038ncomms12786


Tölle, M.H.; S. Engler, H.-J. Panitz (2016): Impact of abrupt land cover changes by tropical deforestation on South-East Asian climate and agriculture. JCLI, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0131.1


Varentsov, M.I.; P.S. Verezemskaya, E.V. Zabolotskikh, I.A. Repina (2016): Evaluation of the quality of polar low reconstruction using reanalysis and regional climate modelling. Evaluation, 3.4, 168-191, DOI: 10.21046/2070-7401-2016-13-8-168-191


Wahle, K.;  J. Staneva, W. Koch, L. Fenoglio-Marc, H.T.M. Ho-Hagemann, E.V. Stanev (2016): An atmosphere-wave regional coupled model: improving predictions of wave heights and surface winds in the Southern North Sea. Ocean Science, 13: 289–301, doi:10.5194/os-13-289-2017



Weimer, M.; S. Mieruch, G. Schädler, C. Kottmeier (2016): A new estimator of heat periods for decadal climate predictions–a complex network approach. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics. 23(4), 307-317, doi:10.5194/npg-23-307-2016


Wouters, H., M. Demuzere, U. Blahak, K. Fortuniak, B. Maiheu, J. Camps, D. Tielemans, N.P.M. van Lipzig (2016): The efficient urban canopy dependency parametrization (SURY) v1.0 for atmospheric modelling: description and application with the COSMO-CLM model for a Belgian summer. Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3027-3054, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-3027-2016


Xu, Z., N. Dreier, Y. Chen, P. Fröhle, D. Xie (2016): On the Long-term Changes of Extreme Wave Heights at the German Baltic Sea Coast. J. of Coastel Res., Special Issue 75, 962-966, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI75-193.1


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Reyers, M, J.G. Pinto, H. Paeth (2013): Statistical-dynamical downscaling of present day and future precipitation regimes in the Aksu river catchment in Central Asia. Global Planetary Change 107:36-49 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.04.003


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Schubert, S, S.Grossman-Clarke (2013): The Influence of green areas and roof albedos on air temperatures during Extreme Heat Events in Berlin, Germany. Met. Z., Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 22, 131-143

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Trusilova, K., B. Früh, S. Brienen, A. Walter, V. Masson, G. Pigeon, P. Becker (2013): Implementation of an urban parameterization scheme into the regional climate model COSMO-CLM. J. of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, accepted.

Wagner, S., P. Berg, G. Schädler, H. Kunstmann (2013): High resolution regional climate model simulations for Germany: Part II-projected climate changes. Climate Dyn., 40, 1-2, pp. 415-427, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1510-1

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Barcikowska, M., F. Feser, and H. von Storch, 2012: Usability of best track data in climate statistics in the western North Pacific. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 2818-2830, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-11-00175.1.


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Born, K., P. Ludwig, J.G. Pinto (2012): Wind Gust Estimation for Mid-European Winter Storms: Towards a Probabilistic View. Tellus A 64:17471 doi:10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.17471 


Casper, MC., G. Grigoryan, O. Gronz, O. Gutjahr, G. Heinemann, R. Ley, A. Rock (2012): Analysis of projected hydrological behavior of catchments based on signature indices. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 2, pp. 409-421, doi: 10.5194/hess-16-409-2012


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Davin, E.L., S.I. Seneviratne (2012): Role of land surface processes and diffuse/direct radiation partitioning in simulating the European climate. Biogeosciences, 9, 1695-1707, doi:10.5194/bg-9-1695-2012.


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Haslinger, K., I. Anders, M. Hofstätter (2012): Regional Climate Modelling over complex terrain : an evaluation study of COSMO-CLM hindcast model runs for the Greater Alpine Region. Climate Dyn., published online, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1452-7


Hermans, A., F. Ament, G. Geyer, V. Matthias, M. Quante, B. Rockel, B. (2012): Evaluation of Humidity, Clouds and Precipitation in COSMO-CLM and MM5 over Germany. Met. Z., 21, 5, pp. 487-502, doi: 10.1127/0941-2948/2012/0326


Hofmann, Ch., A. Kerkweg, H. Wernli, P. Joeckel (2012): The 1-way on-line coupled model system MECO(n) – Part 3: Meteorological Evaluation of the on-line coupled system. Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 129–147, 2012.


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Nikulin, G., C. Jones, P. Samuelsson, F. Giorgi, M.B. Sylla, G. Asrar, M. Büchner, R. Cerezo-Mota, O.B. Christensen, M. Déqué, J. Fernandez, A. Hänsler, E. van Meijgaard, L. Sushama (2012): Precipitation Climatology in An Ensemble of CORDEX-Africa Regional Climate Simulations. J. Climate, 25, 10, 6057-6078, DOI 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00375.1.


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Pavlik, D., D. Sohl, T. Pluntke, A. Mykhnovych, C. Bernhofer (2012): Dynamic downscaling of global climate projections for Eastern Europe with a horizontal resolution of 7 km. Environmental Earth Sciences, 65, 5, pp. 1475-1482, doi: 10.1007/s12665-011-1081-1


Pfeifroth, U., R. Hollmann, B. Ahrens (2012): Cloud Diurnal Cycles in Satellite Data and Regional Climate Model Simulations. Met. Z., 21(6), 551-560. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1127/0941-2948/2012/0423


Richert, CN., A. Matzarakis (2012): GIS-analysis of the climatic wind energy potential in the region of Freiburg im Breisgau, based on observed data and Regional Climate Models. Gefahrstoffe/Reinhaltung der Luft, 72, 7-8, pp. 321-328.


Rimkus, E., D. Valiukas, J. Kazys, I. Gecaite, E. Stonevicius, E. (2012): Dryness dynamics of the Baltic Sea region. Baltica, 25, 2, 129-142, doi: 10.5200/baltica.2012.25.13

Schanze, J., J. Trumper, C. Burmeister, D. Pavlik, I. Kruhlov (2012): A methodology for dealing with regional change in integrated water resources management. Environmental Earth Sciences, 65, 5, pp. 1405-1414, doi: 10.1007/s12665-011-1311-6


Schubert, S., S. Grossmann-Clarke, A.  Martilli (2012): A Double-Canyon Radiation Scheme for Multi-Layer Urban Canopy Models. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 145, 3, pp. 439-468, doi: 10.1007/s10546-012-9728-3

Tan, F., B. Su, C. Gao, Y. Fang (2012): High-resolution Regional Climate Model (CCLM) for Simulation of Precipitation in the Huaihe River Basin, China. Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin, 21, 10, 1236-1242.

Than, H., A. Micheels, J.T. Eronen, B. Ahrens, M. Fortelius (2012): Asynchronous respondes of East Asien and Indian Summer monsoons to mountain uplift shown by regional climate modelling experiments. Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1603-x


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Zink, K., H. Vogel, B. Vogel, D. Magyar, C. Kottmeier (2012): Modeling the dispersion of Ambrosia artemisiifolia L. pollen with the model system COSMO-ART. Int. J. of Biomet., 56, doi: 10.1007/s00484-011-468-8




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Déqué, M., D.P. Rowell, D. Lüthi, F. Giorgi, J. H. Christensen, B. Rockel, D. Jacob, E. Kjellström, M. de Castro, B. van den Hurk (2007): An intercomparison of regional climate simulations for Europe: assessing uncertainties in model projections. Climatic Change, 81, 53-70.


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