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Research activities

The research activities of the Simulation Laboratory Climate Science cover:

  • climate modelling and numerical weather prediction
  • data analysis of remote sensing measurements
  • modelling of atmospheric radiative transfer
  • inverse modelling and data assimilation
  • high-performance computing
  • scientific visualization

For specific topics please see our publications.

Third-party projects

We are currently contributing to these projects:

  • ESA study "Characterisation of Particulates in the Upper Troposphere / Lower Stratosphere" (since 2016)
  • EUDAT pilot project "Jülich Atmospheric Data Distribution Service" (since 2016)
  • NSF program "EarthScope": "Study of the spatial and temporal distribution of atmospheric gravity waves using pressure data from the dense USArray Transportable Array" (since 2014)
  • BMBF project "High-Definition Clouds and Precipitation for Advancing Climate Prediction - HD(CP)²" (since 2012)

We were involved in these projects:

  • NASA program "The Science of Terra and Aqua": "Quantifying Gravity Wave Effects on Climate Using High-Resolution Aqua Observations" (2012 - 2014)
  • ESA study: "PREMIER - Consolidation of Requirements and Synergistic Retrieval Algorithms" (2011 - 2013)
  • G8 ECS project: "Enabling Climate Simulations at Extreme Scale" (2011 - 2013)