Julian Hofer

Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig

 

Phone: +49 341 27177336

Mail: julian.hofer@tropos.de

Room: 215 (Building 23.1)

 

Function

PhD student

 

Department

Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Processes

 

Group
Ground-Based Remote Sensing

 

Research areas & research interest

  • Aerosol remote sensing by lidar
  • Central Asian dust
  • Transport of atmospheric mineral dust

 

Current projects

  • 2014-2016: CADEX (Central Asian Dust Experiment) together with the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan
  • 2016-2018: Widefield Sky Scatterer Tomography by Lidar Anchor together with Technion Haifa

 

Completed projects

  • ParisFog 2012/13 at the École Polytechnique Palaiseau, France (with LAC PSI, Villigen)

 

Measuring Systems (constructed and supervised)

  • PollyXT multiwavelength polarization Raman lidar
  • Polly1v2 Raman lidar

 

Curriculum vitae

Academic qualification   

2007-2014 Student of Environmental Science with Major in Atmosphere and Climate ETH Zürich
2013 Master thesis ETH Zürich
Seit 2014 PhD student TROPOS, Leipzig

Research Experience

2012-2013 Internship at the Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, Villigen

 

Publications

  • Baars, H., Kanitz, T., Engelmann, R., Althausen, D., Heese, B., Komppula, M., Preißler, J., Tesche, M., Ansmann, A., Wandinger, U., Lim, J.-H., Ahn, J. Y., Stachlewska, I. S., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Seifert, P., Hofer, J., Skupin, A., Schneider, F., Bohlmann, S., Foth, A., Bley, S., Pfüller, A., Giannakaki, E., Lihavainen, H., Viisanen, Y., Hooda, R. K., Pereira, S. N., Bortoli, D., Wagner, F., Mattis, I., Janicka, L., Markowicz, K. M., Achtert, P., Artaxo, P., Pauliquevis, T., Souza, R. A. F., Sharma, V. P., van Zyl, P. G., Beukes, J. P., Sun, J., Rohwer, E. G., Deng, R., Mamouri, R.-E., Zamorano, F.: An overview of the first decade of PollyNET: an emerging network of automated Raman-polarization lidars for continuous aerosol profiling. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5111-5137, 2016, doi:10.5194/acp-16-5111-2016. 

 

Conference Contributions

  • Hofer, J., Althausen, D., Abdullaev, S. F., Makhmudov, A., Nazarov, B. I., Schettler, G., Fomba, K. W., Müller, K., Heinold, B., Baars, H., Engelmann, R., Ansmann, A.: Mineral Dust in Central Asia: 18-Month Lidar Measurements in Tajikistan during the Central Asian Dust Experiment (CADEX). 28th ILRC, Bukarest, 2017.
  • Hofer, J., Althausen, D., Abdullaev, S. F. , Makhmudov, A, Engelmann, R., Baars, H., Ansmann, A., Klüser, L., Kandler, K., Müller, K. Fomba, K. W., Schettler, G., Heinold, B.: Overview of 18 months of lidar measurements during the Central Asian Dust Experiment (CADEX) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. 3. Leipziger Staubtag, Leipzig, 2016.
  • Hofer, J., Althausen, D., Abdullaev, S. F. , Makhmudov, A, Engelmann, R., Baars, H., Ansmann, A., Müller, K. Fomba, K. W., Schettler, G., Heinold, B.: Central Asian Dust Experiment (CADEX): First year lidar measurements. 2nd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust, Castellaneta Marina, 2016.
  • Hofer, J., Althausen, D., Abdullaev, S. F., Engelmann, R., Baars, H., Heinold, B., Schettler, G., Fomba K. W., Müller, K., Ansmann, A.,Klüser, L., Bakhron I. Nasarov, B. I., Makhmudov, A., Macke A.: Central Asian Dust Experiment (CADEX): Multiwavelength polarization Raman lidar observations in Tajikistan. 2. Leipziger Staubtag, Leipzig, 2015.
  • Hofer, J., Althausen, D., Abdullaev, S. F., Engelmann, R., Baars, H., Makhmudov, A., Heinold, B., Klüser, L., Ansmann A.: Central Asian Dust Experiment (CADEX): First results of the multiwavelength polarization Raman lidar observations in Tajikistan. Windy Day, Reading UK, 2015.