Dr. Dennis Niedermeier

Leibniz-Institut für

Troposphärenforschung e.V.

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig


Telefon: +49 341 2717-7324

Mail: dennis.niedermeier@tropos.de  

Raum: 004 (Geb. 23.3)



Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter



Experimentelle Aerosol- und Wolkenmikrophysik


Forschungsgebiete und -interessen


Heterogene Eisnukleation


Wolkenmikrophysik - Turbulenz Wechselwirkung



Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

Seit 12/2015 Postdoc am Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung, Leipzig, Deutschland

08/2016 - 07/2017 Feodor-Lynen Rückkehr-Stipendium der Alexander von Humboldt -Stiftung, Bonn, Deutschland

05/2014 - 10/2015 Postdoc an der Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA (Feodor-Lynen-Stipendium der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Bonn, Deutschland)

07/2012 - 04/2014 Postdoc am Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung, Leipzig, Deutschland

Wissenschaftliche Ausbildung

06/2012 Promotion in Meteorologie an der Universität Leipzig, Deutschland (summa cum laude)

07/2007 - 06/2012 Doktorand am Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung, Leipzig, Deutschland

Akademische Ausbildung

03/2007 Diplom (M.Sc.) in Meteorologie an der Universität Leipzig, Deutschland

10/2001 - 03/2007 Meteorologie Studium an der Universität Leipzig, Deutschland



Niedermeier, D., Chang, K., Cantrell, W., Chandrakar, K. K., Ciochetto, D., and Shaw, R. A. Observation of a link between energy dissipation rate and oscillation frequency of the large-scale circulation in dry and moist Rayleigh-Bénard turbulence, Phys. Rev. F., in review.

Chandrakar, K. K., Cantrell, W., Chang, K., Ciochetto, D., Niedermeier, D., Ovchinnikov, M., Shaw, R. A. and Yang, F. (2016). Aerosol indirect effect from turbulence-induced broadening of cloud-droplet size distributions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 113(50), 14243-14248.

Chang, K., Bench, J., Brege, M., Cantrell, W. H., Chandrakar, K., Ciochetto, D., Mazzoleni, C., Mazzoleni, L., Niedermeier, D., and Shaw R. A. (2016): A laboratory facility to study gas-aerosol-cloud interactions in a turbulent environment: The Pi Chamber, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 97 (12), 2344-2358, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00203.1.

Hartmann, S., Wex, H., Clauss, T., Augustin-Bauditz, S., Niedermeier, D., Rösch, M., and Stratmann, F. (2016): Immersion freezing of kaolinite: Scaling with particle surface area, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 263–278.

Niedermeier, D., Augustin-Bauditz, S., Hartmann, S., Wex, H., Ignatius, K., and F. Stratmann (2015): Can we define an asymptotic value for the ice active surface site density for heterogeneous ice nucleation?, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 5036–5046, doi:10.1002/2014JD022814.

Pummer, B. G., Budke, C., Augustin-Bauditz, S., Niedermeier, D., Felgitsch, L., Kampf, C. J., Huber, R. G., Liedl, K. R., Loerting, T., Moschen, T., Schauperl, M., Tollinger, M., Morris, C. E., Wex, H., Grothe, H., Pöschl, U., Koop, T., and Fröhlich-Nowoisky, J. (2015): Ice nucleation by water-soluble macromolecules, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4077-4091, doi:10.5194/acp-15-4077-2015.

Hiranuma, N., Augustin-Bauditz, S., Bingemer, H., Budke, C., Curtius, J., Danielczok, A., Diehl, K., Dreischmeier, K., Ebert, M., Frank, F., Hoffmann, N., Kandler, K., Kiselev, A., Koop, T., Leisner, T., Möhler, O., Nillius, B., Peckhaus, A., Rose, D., Weinbruch, S., Wex, H., Boose, Y., DeMott, P. J., Hader, J. D., Hill, T. C. J., Kanji, Z. A., Kulkarni, G., Levin, E. J. T., McCluskey, C. S., Murakami, M., Murray, B. J., Niedermeier, D., Petters, M. D., O'Sullivan, D., Saito, A., Schill, G. P., Tajiri, T., Tolbert, M. A., Welti, A., Whale, T. F., Wright, T. P., and Yamashita, K. (2015): A comprehensive laboratory study on the immersion freezing behavior of illite NX particles: a comparison of 17 ice nucleation measurement techniques, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2489-2518, doi:10.5194/acp-15-2489-2015.

Wex, H., Augustin-Bauditz, S., Boose, Y., Budke, C., Curtius, J., Diehl, K., Dreyer, A., Frank, F., Hartmann, S., Hiranuma, N., Jantsch, E., Kanji, Z. A., Kiselev, A., Koop, T., Möhler, O., Niedermeier, D., Nillius, B., Rösch, M., Rose, D., Schmidt, C., Steinke, I., and Stratmann, F. (2015): Intercomparing different devices for the investigation of ice nucleating particles using Snomax® as test substance, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1463-1485, doi:10.5194/acp-15-1463-2015.

Augustin-Bauditz, S., Wex, H., Kanter, S., Ebert, M., Niedermeier, D., Stolz, F., Prager, A., and Stratmann, F. (2014): The immersion mode ice nucleation behavior of mineral dusts: A comparison of different pure and surface modified dusts, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061317.

Wex, H., DeMott, P. J., Tobo, Y., Hartmann, S., Rösch, M., Clauss, T., Tomsche, L., Niedermeier, D., and Stratmann, F.(2014): Kaolinite particles as ice nuclei: learning from the use of different kaolinite samples and different coatings, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 5529-5546, doi:10.5194/acp-14-5529-2014

Niedermeier, D., Ervens, B., Clauss, T., Voigtländer, J., Wex, H., Hartmann, S., and Stratmann, F. (2014): A computationally efficient description of heterogeneous freezing: A simplified version of the Soccer ball model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2013GL058684.

Augustin, S., Wex, H., Niedermeier, D., Pummer, B., Grothe, H., Hartmann, S., Tomsche, L., Clauss, T., Voigtländer, J., Ignatius, K., and Stratmann, F. (2013): Immersion freezing of birch pollen washing water, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 10989-11003, doi:10.5194/acp-13-10989-2013.

Hartmann, S., Augustin, S., Clauss, T., Voigtländer, J., Niedermeier, D., Wex, H., Stratmann, F. (2013): Immersion freezing of ice nucleating active protein complexes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5751-5766, doi:10.5194/acp-13-5751-2013.

Clauss, T., Kiselev, A., Hartmann, S., Augustin, S., Pfeifer, S., Niedermeier, D., Wex, H., Stratmann, F. (2013): Application of linear polarized light for the discrimination of frozen and liquid droplets in ice nucleation experiments, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 1041- 1052, doi:10.5194/amt-6-1041-2013.

Tobo, Y., DeMott, P. J., Raddatz, M., Niedermeier, D., Hartmann, S., Kreidenweis, S. M., Strat-mann, F., Wex, H. (2012): Impacts of chemical reactivity on ice nucleation of kaolinite particles: a case study of levoglucosan and sulfuric acid, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L19803, doi:10.1029/2012GL053007. 

Niedermeier, D., Hartmann, S., Clauss, T., Wex, H., Kiselev, A., Sullivan, R. C., DeMott, P. J., Petters, M. D., Reitz, P., Schneider, J., Mikhailov, E., Sierau, B., Stetzer, O., Reimann, B., Bundke, U., Shaw, R. A., Buchholz, A., Mentel, T. F., Stratmann, F. (2011): Experimental study of the role of physicochemical surface processing on the IN ability of mineral dust particles, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 11131-11144, doi:10.5194/acp-11-11131-2011.

Niedermeier, D., Shaw, R. A., Hartmann, S., Wex, H., Clauss, T., Voigtländer, J., Stratmann, F. (2011): Heterogeneous ice nucleation: exploring the transition from stochastic to singular freezing behavior, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 8767-8775, doi:10.5194/acp-11-8767-2011.

Reitz, P., Spindler, C., Mentel, T. F., Poulain, L., Wex, H., Mildenberger, K., Niedermeier, D., Hartmann, S., Clauss, T., Stratmann, F., Sullivan, R. C., DeMott, P. J., Petters, M. D., Sierau, B., Schneider, J. (2011): Surface modification of mineral dust particles by sulphuric acid processing: implications for ice nucleation abilities, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7839-7858, doi:10.5194/acp-11-7839-2011.

Hartmann, S., Niedermeier, D., Voigtländer, J., Clauss, T., Shaw, R. A., Wex, H., Kiselev, A., Stratmann, F. (2011): Homogeneous and heterogeneous ice nucleation at LACIS: operating principle and theoretical studies, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 1753-1767, doi:10.5194/acp-11-1753-2011.

Sullivan, R. C., Petters, M. D., DeMott, P. J., Kreidenweis, S. M., Wex, H., Niedermeier, D., Hartmann, S., Clauss, T., Stratmann, F., Reitz, P. and Schneider, J. (2010): Irreversible loss of ice nucleation active sites in mineral dust particles caused by sulphuric acid condensation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11471-11487, doi:10.5194/acp-10-11471-2010.

Niedermeier, D., Hartmann, S., Shaw, R. A., Covert, D., Mentel, T. F., Schneider, J., Poulain, L., Reitz, P., Spindler, C., Clauss, T., Kiselev, A., Hallbauer, E., Wex, H., Mildenberger, K., Stratmann, F. (2010): Heterogeneous freezing of droplets with immersed mineral dust particles - measurements and parameterization, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 3601-3614, doi:10.5194/acp-10-3601-2010.

Wex, H., Stratmann, F., Hennig, T., Hartmann, S., Niedermeier, D., Nilsson, E., Ocskay, R., Rose, D., Salma, I., Ziese, M. (2008): Connecting hygroscopic growth at high humidities to cloud activation for different particle types, Environ. Res. Lett., 3, 1-10.

Niedermeier, D., Wex, H., Voigtländer, J., Stratmann, F., Brüggemann, E., Kiselev, A., Henk, H., Heintzenberg, J. (2008): LACIS-measurements and parameterization of sea-salt particle hygroscopic growth and activation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 579-590, doi:10.5194/acp-8-579-2008.

Voigtländer, J., Stratmann, F., Niedermeier, D., Wex, H., Kiselev, A. (2007): Mass accommodation coefficient of water: a combined computational dynamics and experimental data analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D20208, doi:10.1029/2007JD008604.