Dr. Dennis Niedermeier

Leibniz Institute for

Tropospheric Research

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig

 

Phone: +49 341 2717-7324

Mail: dennis.niedermeier@tropos.de  

Room: 004 (Building 23.3)

 

ResearcherID: A-9830-2018

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8265-6235

 

Function

Scientific staff

 

Department

Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics

 

Workgroup

Cloud workgroup

 

Research fields and interests

Droplet activation

Heterogeneous ice nucleation

Turbulence

Cloud microphysics - turbulence interaction

 

Curriculum vitae

Scientific career

Since 12/2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

08/2016 – 07/2017 Feodor-Lynen Return-Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-foundation, Bonn, Germany

05/2014 - 10/2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at the Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA (Feodor-Lynen fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-foundation, Bonn, Germany)

07/2012 - 04/2014 Postdoctoral Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

Scientific Education

06/2012 PhD in Meteorology from the University of Leipzig, Germany (summa cum laude)

07/2007 – 06/2012 PhD student at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

Academic Education

03/2007 Diplom (M.Sc.) in Meteorology from the University of Leipzig, Germany

10/2001 – 03/2007 Study at the University of Leipzig, Germany

 

Publications

Voigtländer, J., Chou, C., Bieligk, H., Clauss, T., Hartmann, S., Herenz, P. Niedermeier, D., Ritter, G., Stratmann, F. and Ulanowski, Z. (2018): Surface roughness during depositional growth and sublimation of ice crystals, 18, 13687-702, doi: 10.5194/acp-18-13687-2018.

Niedermeier, D., Chang, K., Cantrell, W., Chandrakar, K. K., Ciochetto, D., and Shaw, R. A. (2018): 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., 3, 083501, doi:10.1103/PhysRevFluids.3.083501.

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.