Daniel Merk

Leibniz Institute for

Tropospheric Research

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig

 

Phone: +49 341 2717-7328

Mail: merk@tropos.de  

Room: 118 (Building 23.5)

 

Department

Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Processes

 

Research areas & research interest

  • Investigation of synergy of ground based and satellite remote sensing, focusing on the first indirect aerosol effect

 

Curriculum Vitae

2006-2012: Student
2012-today: Researcher in Satellite Remote Sensing Group

 

Publications:

07/2014: PhD Seminar, TROPOS (Leipzig, Germany): Talk D. Merk: Investigation of key quantities for the first indirect aerosol effect - Contrasting MSG SEVIRI and ground-site observations.

04/2014: EGU (Vienna, Austria): Poster Presentation: Investigation of key quantities for the first indirect aerosol effect contrasting MSG SEVIRI and ground site measurements. (Abstract)

09/2013: Eumetsat Satellite Conference (Vienna, Austria): Poster Presentation: D. Merk, A. Ansmann, H. Deneke, B. Pospichal, P. Seifert: Accuracy of the adiabatic cloud model as diagnostic for the first indirect aerosol effect based on MSG SEVIRI and ground observations. (Abstract)

07/2013: Herz Summer School (Bonn, Germany): Poster Presentation: D. Merk, A. Ansmann, H. Deneke, B. Pospichal, P. Seifert: Comparison of retrieved liquid water content and effective radius profiles from ground observations with the adiabatic cloud profile.

04/2013: EGU (Vienna, Austria): Poster Presentation: D. Merk, A. Ansmann, H. Deneke, B. Pospichal, P. Seifert: Investigation of the adiabatic cloud model combining SEVIRI data and ground site measurements from Leipzig. (Abstract | Poster)

01/2013: PhD Seminar, TROPOS (Leipzig, Germany): Talk D. Merk: First indirect aerosol effect: combination of ground-based and satellite observations

09/2012: Eumetsat Satellite Conference (Sobot, Poland): Talk D. Merk, T. Zinner, H. Mannstein: Detection of Convective Initation using the Meteosat Tracking and Nowcasting Algorithm Cb-TRAM.

 

Etc.:

09/2013: Capabilities of convective storm detection and nowcasting using Meteosat: convective initiation and developed storms (Zinner T., D. Merk, C. Forster, E. de Coning, H.-D. Betz) at DACH Conference 2013 (Abstracts)