Dr. Anja Hünerbein

Leibniz Institute for

Tropospheric Research

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig

 

Phone: +49 341 2717-7169

Mail: anja.huenerbein@tropos.de  

Room: 108 (Building 23.5)

 

Function

Scientific staff

 

Department

Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Processes

 

Research Topics

  • The role clouds play in the climate system with the emphasis to the radiation budget
  • Satellite remote sensing of cloud microphysical and radiative properties
  • Synergetic cloud products from passive and active measurement

 

Curriculum vitae

2006 PhD in Meteorology Freie Universität Berlin
2002 Diploma in Meteorology Freie Universität Berlin
1997 – 1998 Studies of physics and oceanography University of Edinburgh

Research experience

2011-since Research Scientist Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Satellite Remote Sensing Group
2009-2011 Research Scientist Deutschen Wetterdienst, Lindenberg Meteorological Observatory - Richard Aßmann Observatory
2008-2009 Visiting Scientist Centre National de Recherche Meteorologiques, Meteo France
2006-2008 Postdoctoral researcher Free University, Institute for Space Science

Publications

Reviewed

  • Slobodda, J., A. Hünerbein, R. Lindsrot, R. Preusker, K. Ebell, and J. Fischer: Multichannel analysis of correlation length of SEVIRI images around ground-based cloud observatories to determine their representativeness. AMTD, 2014, doi:10.5194/amtd-7-5769-2014.[pdf]
  • Illingworth,A.,J., H. W. Barker, A. Beljaars, M. Ceccaldi, H. Chepfer, J. Cole, J. Delanoë, C. Domenech, D. P. Donovan, S. Fukuda, M. Hirakata, R. J. Hogan, A. Huenerbein, P. Kollias, T. Kubota, T. Nakajima, T. Y. Nakajima, T. Nishizawa, Y. Ohno, H. Okamoto, R. Oki, K. Sato, M. Satoh, M. Shephard, U. Wandinger, T.Wehr, G.-J. van Zadelhoff: THE EARTHCARE SATELLITE: The next step forward in global measurements of clouds, aerosols, precipitation and radiation. BAMS, accepted.
  • Senf, F., Dietzsch, F., Hünerbein A. and Deneke, H.,: Characterization of initiation and growth of selected severe convective storms over Central Europe with MSG-SEVIRI. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.,2014, accepted.
  • Hünerbein, A., U. Görsdorf, H. Deneke, K. Ebell and A. Macke: Combining satellite- and ground-based observations to analyze cloud frontal systems. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Vol. 53, 2538-2552,2014. [pdf]
  • Ebell, K., Orlandi, E., Hünerbein, A., Löhnert, U., & Crewell, S.: Combining ground with satellite based measurements in the atmospheric state retrieval: Assessment of the information content. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, Vol. 118, 6940-6956, 2013.[pdf]
     
  • Hünerbein, A., U. Wandinger und F. Berger: Die neue Generation von Satellitenmissionen zur vertikal aufgelösten Messung von Wolken und Aerosol, Promet-Heft "Fernmessung von Wasserdampf und Wolken", 2011.[pdf]
  • Pfeifer, M., W. Yen, M. Hagen, G. Craig, T. Reinhardt, M. Mech, S. Crewell, A. Hünerbein, J. Fischer, M. Schröder, M. Baldauf: Validating precipitation forecasts using remote sensor synergy: A case study approach. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Vol. 19, No. 6, 001-017, 2010.
  • Hünerbein, A., J. Fischer and P. Lorenz: Comparison of solar radiative flux above clouds from MODIS with regional climate model simulations. Theoretical and Applied Climatology (special issue on “BALTIMOS – a fully coupled modelling system for the Baltic Sea and its drainage basin”), DOI 10.1007/s00704-010-0253-3, 2010.[pdf]
  • Pospichal, B. D. Bou Karam, S.Crewell, C. Flamant, A. Hünerbein, O. Bock, B. Said: Diurnal cycle of the inter tropical discontinuity over West Africa analyses by remote sensing and mesoscale modelling, The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Vol.136, 92-106, 2009.
  • Crewell, S., V. Breininger, M. Mech, T. Reinhardt, C. Selbach, H.-D. Betz, G. Dick, E. O’Connor, J. Fischer, T. Hanisch, T. Hauf, A. Hünerbein, A. Mathes, G. Peters, H. Wernli: General Observation Period 2007: Concept and first results, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 2008.
  • Bauer, E., M. Claussen, A. Hünerbein und V. Brovkin (2003): Assesing climate forcings of the earth system for the past millennium, Geophys.Res. Lett., Vol. 30, S. 1276-1280.
  • Bauer, E., M. Claussen, A. Hünerbein und V. Brovkin (2001): Forced climate variability du­ring the last millennium with Earth system model CLIMBER-2, in the KHIZ project: Towards a synthesis of Holocene proxy data and climate models, edited by H. Fischer et al., Springer Ver­lag, Berlin, 2003.

Reports/Technical Documents

  • Hünerbein, A., MSI L2A Cloud microphysics, Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, ESA, 2011
  • Hünerbein, A. and U. Wandinger, MSI-ATLID L2B Cloud top height, Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, ESA, 2011
  • Hünerbein, A., MSI L2A Cloud top height, Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, ESA, 2011
  • Hünerbein, A., Diurnal cycle of marine stratocumulus clouds from SEVIRI, Visiting Scientists Report Météo-France, 2009
  • Reinhardt, T., S. Crewell, M. Mech, M. Pfeifer, A. Hünerbein, N. van Lipzig, and M. Baldauf: Quantitative Evaluation of Regional Precipitation Forecasts Using Multi-Dimensional Remote Sensing Observations "QUEST", 2007.
  • Crewell, S., Th. Reinhardt, J. Fischer, A. Hünerbein, G. Craig, M. Hagen, M. Pfeifer, M. Baldauf, N. van Lipzig, Quantitative evaluation of regional precipitation forecasts using multi-dimensional remote sensing observations, 2006.

  Dissertation

  • Hünerbein, A: Fernerkundung des solaren aufwärtsgerichteten Strahlungsflusses über Wolken mit räumlich hochaufgelösten Satellitenmessungen (Remote sensing the upward shortwave flux above clouds with a high spatial resolution), Doctor Thesis, Freie Universität Berlin, available online at: http://www.diss.fu-berlin.de/2007/94, 2006.

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