Dr. Birgit Heese

Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung e.V.

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig

 

Telefon: +49 341 27177065

Mail: birgit.heese@tropos.de  

Raum: 205 (Gebäude 23.1)

 

 

 

Funktion 

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

 

Abteilung

Fernerkundung atmosphärischer Prozesse

 

Gruppe

AG Bodengebundene Fernerkundung

 

Forschungsgebiete & Arbeitsschwerpunkte

  • Erkundung von atmosphärischen Aerosol-Eigenschaften mit Lidar
  • Aufbau von Lidargeräten zur Aerosolforschung
  • Mineralstaub in der Atmosphäre
  • Änderung des Polarisationszustands von Licht durch atmosphärische Partikel

 

Aktuelle Projekte

 

Abgeschlossene Projekte

  • MEGACITIES - Satellite-Based Aerosol Mapping over Megacities, Guangzhou, China
  • EUSAAR - European Supersites for Atmospheric Aerosol Research
  • SAMUM - Saharan Dust Experiment, Marokko 
  • POLIS - Portable Lidar System
  • AMMA - African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis, Niger, Afrika
  • BBC2 -  BALTEX BRIDGE Cloud campaign, Cabauw und Rotterdam
  • GTCO - Ground Truth Center Oberbayern
  • METRO - MEridional TRansport of Ozone
  • THESEO - Third European Stratospheric Experiment on Ozone
  • StarMOCS: Monitoring of ozone and stratospheric constituents
    (Ozone, NO2, OClO, BrO) during polar night using starlight
  • Stratospherisches Ozon Lidar (DIAL), Tageslicht Messungen an der Koldewey Station in Ny-Ålesund, Spitzbergen.
  • EASOE - European Arctic Stratospheric Ozone Experiment
  • SESAME - Second European Stratospheric Arctic and Mid-latitude Experiment

 

Lebenslauf

Academic qualification

1991-1995 Doktorandin Alfred Wegener Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven
1990-1991 Diplomarbeit Nansen Remote Sensing Center, Bergen, Norwegen
1984-1989 Studium der Physik und Meteorologie Institut für Meereskunde an der Christian Albrechts Universität, Kiel

Diplomarbeit: Vergleich des Gesamtozongehalts aus Satellitenbeobachtungen (TOMS) und Bodenmessungen (Dobson-Spektrometer) in nördlichen Breiten

 

Research Experience

Seit 2007 Wissenschaftlerin TROPOS, Leipzig
2000-2006 Wissenschaftlerin Meteorologisches Institut der Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität, München
1998-2000 Post-Doc Service d'Aeronomie du CNRS, Paris, Frankreich
1995-1998 Associate Professor University Centre in Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Norwegen

 

 

Publikationen

siehe auch TROPOS Publikationen

 

  • Heese B. , D. Althausen, H. Baars, S. Bohlmann, R, Deng, 2016, Aerosol Properties over South-Eastern China from Multiwavelength Raman and Depollarization Lidar  Measurements, Proceedings of the 27th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC), New York City, USA, 05-10 July 2015, EPJ Web of Conferences 119, 23018, dx.doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/201611923018.
  • Chen, Z., W. Liu, B. Heese, D. Althausen,H. Baars, T. Cheng, X. Shu, and T. Zhang, 2014, Aerosol optical properties observed by combined Raman-elastic backscatter lidar in winter 2009 in Pearl River Delta, south China, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 2496–2510, doi:10.1002/2013JD020200.
  • Mey, B., E. Jäkel, B. Heese, D. Althausen, H. Baars, X. Gu, Yu, Z. Li and M. Wendisch, 2013, Airborne measurements of urban surface reflectivity and albedo, AIP Conference Proceedings 1531, 516; doi: 10.1063/1.4804820.
  • Heese, B., Althausen, D., Bauditz, M., Bao, R., Deng, R., Li, Z., 2012, Lidar depolarization and sun photometer polarization measurements for particle characterization over Guangzhou, China, Proceedings of the 26th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC), Porto Heli, Greece, 25-29 June, 505-509.
  • Heese, B., Flentje, H., Althausen, D., Ansmann, A., and Frey S., 2010. Ceilometer lidar comparison: backscatter coefficient retrieval and signal-to-noise ratio determination, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 1763-1770, doi:10.5194/amt-3-1763-2010.
  • Heese. B., D. Althausen, T. Dinter, T. Müller, M. Tesche, and M. Wiegner, 2009, Vertically resolved Dust Optical Properties during SAMUM: Tinfou compared to Ouarzazate, Tellus 61B.
  • Bierwirth, E., M. Wendisch, A. Ehrlich, B. Heese, M. Tesche, D. Althausen, A. Schladitz, D. Müller, S. Otto, T. Trautmann, T. Dinter, W. von Hoyningen-Huene, and R. Kahn, 2009. Spectral Surface Albedo over Morocco and its Impact on Radiative Forcing of Saharan Dust, Tellus, 61B.
  • Freudenthaler, V., M. Esselborn, M. Wiegner, B. Heese, M. Tesche, A. Ansmann, D. Müller, D. Althausen, M. Wirth, A. Fix, G. Ehret, P. Knipperts, C. Toledano, J. Gasteiger, M. Garhammer, and M. Seefeldner, 2009, Depolarization-ratio profiling at several wavelengths in pure Saharan dust during SAMUM 2006, Tellus 61B.
  • Kahn, R., A. Petzold, M. Wendisch, E. Bierwirth, T. Dinter, M. Esselborn, M. Fiebig, B. Heese, P. Knippertz, D. Müller, A. Schladitz, W. von Hoyningen-Huene, 2009, Desert dust aerosol air mass mapping in the western Sahara using particle properties derived from space-based multi-angle imaging, Tellus 61B.
  • Tesche, M., A. Ansmann, D. Müller, D. Althausen, I. Mattis, B. Heese, V. Freudenthaler, M. Wiegner, M. Esselborn, G. Pisani, and P. Knipperts, 2009, Vertical profiling of Saharan dust with Raman lidars and airborne HSRL in southern Morocco during SAMUM, Tellus 61B.
  • Wiegner, M., J. Gasteiger, K. Kandler, B. Weinzierl, K. Rasp, M. Esselborn, V. Freudenthaler, B. Heese, C. Toledano, M. Tesche, and D. Althausen, 2009, Numerical simulations of optical properties of Saharan dust aerosols with emphasis on lidar applications, Tellus 61B.
  • Heese, B., and M. Wiegner, 2008, Vertical aerosol profiles from Raman polarization lidar observations during the dry season AMMA field campaign, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00C11, doi:10.1029/2007JD009487. Johnson, B. T., B. Heese, S. A. McFarlane, P. Chazette, A. Jones, and N. Bellouin 2008, Vertical distribution and radiative effects of mineral dust biomass burning aerosol over West Africa during DABEX, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00C12, doi:10.1029/2008JD009848.
  • Haywood, J. M., J. Pelon, P. Formenti, N. A. Bharmal, M. Brooks, G. Capes, P. Chazette, C. Chou, S. Christopher, H. Coe, J. Cuesta, Y. Derimian, K. Desboeufs, G. Greed, M. Harrison, B. Heese, E. J. Highwood, B. T. Johnson, M. Mallet, B. Marticorena, J. Marsham, S. Milton, G. Myhre, S.R. Osborne, D. J. Parker, J.-L. Rajot, M. Schulz, A. Slingo, D. Tanre, and P. Tulet, 2008, Overview of the Dust and Biomass-burning Experiment and African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis Special Observing Period-0, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00C17, doi:10.1029/2008JD010077.
  • Ansmann A., M. Tesche, D. Althausen, D. Müller, and P. Seifert, V. Freudenthaler, B. Heese, M. Wiegner, G. Pisani, P. Knippertz, O. Dubovik, 2008, Influence of Saharan dust on cloud glaciation in southern Morocco during the Saharan Mineral Dust Experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D04210, doi:10.1029/2007JD008785.
  • Wiegner, M., S. Emeis, V. Freudenthaler, B. Heese, W. Junkermann, C. Münkel, K. Schäfer, M. Seefeldner, and S. Vogt, 2006, Mixing layer height over Munich, Germany: Variability and comparisons of different methodologies, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D13201, doi:10.1029/2005JD006593.
  • Lindstrot, R., R. Preusker, T. Ruhtz, B. Heese, M. Wiegner, C. Lindemann, and J. Fischer, 2006, Validation of MERIS cloud top pressure with airborne lidar measurements, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 45(12), 1612-1621.
  • Heese, B., V. Freudenthaler, M. Seefeldner, M. Kosmale, M. Wiegner, 2004, First results from the portable lidar system POLIS - Proceedings of the International Laser Radar Conference, Matera, Italy.
  • Godin-Beekmann, S. M., T. Song, and B. Heese, 2003, Long-term DIAL monitoring of the stratospheric ozone vertical distribution, Lidar Remote Sensing for Industry and Environment Monitoring III, Upendra N. Singh, Toshikasu Itabe, Zhishen Liu, Editors, SPIE, 4893.
  • Heese, B., V. Freudenthaler, M. Seefeldner, M. Wiegner, 2002, POLIS - A new POrtable LIdar System for ground-based and airborne measurements of aerosols and clouds, Proceedings of the International Laser Radar Conference, Québec, Canada.
  • Heese, B., S. Godin, A. Hauchecorne, 2001, Forecast and Simulation of Stratospheric Ozone Filaments: A Validation of a High Resolution PV Advection Model by Airborne Ozone Lidar Measurements in Winter 1998-1999, J. Geophy. Res., 106, 20,011.
  • Hauchecorne, A., S. Godin, M. Marchand, B. Heese, and C. Souprayen, 2001, Quantification of the Transport of Chemical Constituents from the Polar Vortex to Middle Latitudes in the Lower Stratosphere using the High-Resolution Advection Model MIMOSA and Effective Diffusivity, J. Geophy. Res..
  • Roscoe, H. K., P.V. Johnston, M. van Roozendael, A. Richter, A. Sarkissian, J. Roscoe, K.E. Preston, J.-C. Lambert, C. Hermans, W. Decuyper, S. Dyzienus, T. Winterrath, J. Burrows, F. Gourtail, J.-P. Pommereau, E. D'Almeida, J. Hottier, C. Coureul, R. Didier, I. Pundt, L.M. Bartlett, F. Ravegnanie, M. Premuda, I. Kostadinow, F. Erle, T. Wagner, K. Pfeilsticker, M. Kenntner, L.C. Marquard, M. Gil, O. Puentedura, M. Yela, D.W. Arlander, B.A. Karstad Hoiskar, C.W. Tellefsen. K. Karlsen Tornkvist, B. Heese, R.L. Jones, S. A. Aliwell, R.A. Freshwater, 1999, Slant Column Measurements of O3 and NO2 during the NDSC Intercomparison of Zenith Sky UV-visible Spectrometers in June 1996, Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 32, 281-314.
  • Heese, B., P. von der Gathen, W. Ruhe, O. Schrems, 1993, A new detector for LIDAR measurements of ozone exchange processes between stratosphere and troposphere, Atmospheric Ozone, SPIE, 2047, .
  • Heese, B., K. Barthel, Ø. Hov, 1992, TOMS total ozone data compared with northern latitude Dobson ground stations, Ozone in the Troposphere and Stratosphere, NASA Conference Publication 3266, 215.
  • Heese, B., K. Barthel, Ø. Hov, 1992, A comparison of total ozone data from satellite and ground-based observations at northern latitudes, J. Geophy. Res., 97, 3825.