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Publications of Mario Mech


Konow, H., Ewald, F., George, G., Jacob, M., Klingebiel, M., Kölling, T., Luebke, A. E., Mieslinger, T., Pörtge, V., Radtke, J., Schäfer, M., Schulz, H., Vogel, R., Wirth, M., Bony, S., Crewell, S., Ehrlich, A., Forster, L., Giez, A., Gödde, F., Groß, S., Gutleben, M., Hagen, M., Hirsch, L., Jansen, F., Lang, T., Mayer, B., Mech, M., Prange, M., Schnitt, S., Vial, J., Walbröl, A., Wendisch, M., Wolf, K., Zinner, T., Zöger, M., Ament, F., & Stevens, B. 2021, EUREC4A’s HALO, Earth System Science Data, 13 (Copernicus Publications), 5545, doi:10.5194/essd-13-5545-2021

Crewell, S., Ebell, K., Konjari, P., Mech, M., Nomokonova, T., Radovan, A., Strack, D., Triana-Gómez, A. M., Noël, S., Scarlat, R., Spreen, G., Maturilli, M., Rinke, A., Gorodetskaya, I., Viceto, C., August, T., & Schröder, M. 2021, A systematic assessment of water vapor products in the Arctic: from instantaneous measurements to monthly means, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 14 (Copernicus Publications), 4829, doi:10.5194/amt-14-4829-2021


Cadeddu, M. P., Ghate, V. P., & Mech, M. 2020a, Ground-based observations of cloud and drizzle liquid water path in stratocumulus clouds, Atmos Meas Tech, 13 (Copernicus Publications), 1485, doi:10.5194/amt-13-1485-2020

Rostosky, P., Spreen, G., Gerland, S., Huntemann, M., & Mech, M. 2020a, Modeling the Microwave Emission of Snow on Arctic Sea Ice for Estimating the Uncertainty of Satellite Retrievals, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125 (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd), doi:10.1029/2019JC015465

Cadeddu, M. P., Ghate, V. P., & Mech, M. 2020b, Ground-based observations of cloud and drizzle liquid water path in stratocumulus clouds, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 13, 1485, doi:10.5194/amt-13-1485-2020

Rostosky, P., Spreen, G., Gerland, S., Huntemann, M., & Mech, M. 2020b, Modeling the Microwave Emission of Snow on Arctic Sea Ice for Estimating the Uncertainty of Satellite Retrievals, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, doi:10.1029/2019JC015465

Ruiz-Donoso, E., Ehrlich, A., Schäfer, M., Jäkel, E., Schemann, V., Crewell, S., Mech, M., Kulla, B. S., Kliesch, L.-L., Neuber, R., & Wendisch, M. 2020, Small-scale structure of thermodynamic phase in Arctic mixed-phase clouds observed by airborne remote sensing during a cold air outbreak and a warm air advection event, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 5487, doi:10.5194/acp-20-5487-2020

Mech, M., Maahn, M., Kneifel, S., Ori, D., Orlandi, E., Kollias, P., Schemann, V., & Crewell, S. 2020, PAMTRA 1.0: the Passive and Active Microwave radiative TRAnsfer tool for simulating radiometer and radar measurements of the cloudy atmosphere, Geoscientific Model Development}, 13 (Copernicus Publications), 4229, doi:10.5194/gmd-13-4229-2020

Wolf, K., Ehrlich, A., Mech, M., Hogan, R. J., & Wendisch, M. 2020, Evaluation of ECMWF Radiation Scheme Using Aircraft Observations of Spectral Irradiance above Clouds, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 77 (American Meteorological Society), 2665, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-19-0333.1


Wendisch, M., Macke, A., Ehrlich, A., Lüpkes, C., Mech, M., Chechin, D., Barrientos, C., Bozem, H., Brückner, M., Clemen, H.-C., Crewell, S., Donth, T., Dupuy, R., Ebell, K., Egerer, U., Engelmann, R., Engler, C., Eppers, O., Gehrmann, M., Gong, X., Gottschalk, M., Gourbeyre, C., Griesche, H., Hartmann, J., Hartmann, M., Herber, A., Herrmann, H., Heygster, H., Hoor, P., Jafariserajehlou, S., Jäkel, E., Järvinen, E., Jourdan, O., Kästner, U., Kecorius, S., Knudsen, E. M., Köllner, F., Kretzschmar, J., Lelli, L., Leroy, D., Maturilli, M., Mei, L., Mertes, S., Mioche, G., Neuber, R., Nicolaus, M., Nomokonova, T., Notholt, J., Palm, M., Pinxteren, M. van, Quaas, J., Richter, P., Ruiz-Donoso, E., Schäfer, M., Schmieder, K., Schnaiter, M., Schneider, J., Schwarzenböck, A., Seifert, P., Shupe, M. D., Siebert, H., Spreen, G., Stapf, J., Stratmann, F., Vogl, T., Welti, A., Wex, H., Wiedensohler, A., & Zannatta, M. 2019, The Arctic Cloud Puzzle: Using ACLOUD/PASCAL Multi-Platform Observations to Unravel the Role of Clouds and Aerosol Particles in Arctic Amplification, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100, 841, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0072.1

Jacob, M., Ament, F., Gutleben, M., Konow, H., Mech, M., Wirth, M., & Crewell, S. 2019, Investigating the liquid water path over the tropical Atlantic with synergistic airborne measurements, Atmos Meas Tech, 12 (Copernicus Publications), 3237, doi:10.5194/amt-12-3237-2019

Mech, M., Kliesch, L.-L., Anhäuser, A., Rose, T., Kollias, P., & Crewell, S. 2019, Microwave Radar/radiometer for Arctic Clouds (MiRAC): first insights from the ACLOUD campaign, Atmos Meas Tech, 12 (Copernicus Publications), 5019, doi:10.5194/amt-12-5019-2019

Ehrlich, A., Wendisch, M., Lüpkes, C., Buschmann, M., Bozem, H., Chechin, D., Clemen, H.-C., Dupuy, R., Eppers, O., Hartmann, J., Herber, A., Jäkel, E., Järvinen, E., Jourdan, O., Kästner, U., Kliesch, L.-L., Köllner, F., Mech, M., Mertes, S., Neuber, R., Ruiz-Donoso, E., Schnaiter, M., Schneider, J., Stapf, J., & Zanatta, M. 2019, A comprehensive in situ and remote sensing data set from the Arctic CLoud Observations Using airborne measurements during polar Day (ACLOUD) campaign, Earth Syst Sci Data, 11 (Copernicus Publications), 1853, doi:10.5194/essd-11-1853-2019

Konow, H., Jacob, M., Ament, F., Crewell, S., Ewald, F., Hagen, M., Hirsch, L., Jansen, F., Mech, M., & Stevens, B. 2019, A unified data set of airborne cloud remote sensing using the HALO Microwave Package (HAMP), Earth Syst Sci Data, 11 (Copernicus Publications), 921, doi:10.5194/essd-11-921-2019

Stevens, B., Ament, F., Bony, S., Crewell, S., Ewald, F., Gross, S., Hansen, A., Hirsch, L., Jacob, M., Kölling, T., Konow, H., Mayer, B., Wendisch, M., Wirth, M., Wolf, K., Bakan, S., Bauer-Pfundstein, M., Brueck, M., Delanoë, J., Ehrlich, A., Farrell, D., Forde, M., Gödde, F., Grob, H., Hagen, M., Jäkel, E., Jansen, F., Klepp, C., Klingebiel, M., Mech, M., Peters, G., Rapp, M., Wing, A. A., & Zinner, T. 2019, A High-Altitude Long-Range Aircraft Configured as a Cloud Observatory: The NARVAL Expeditions, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100 (American Meteorological Society), 1061, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0198.1

Mattioli, V., Accadia, C., Prigent, C., Crewell, S., Geer, A., Eriksson, P., Fox, S., Pardo, J. R., Mlawer, E. J., Cadeddu, M., Bremer, M., De Breuck, C., Smette, A., Cimini, D., Turner, E., Mech, M., Marzano, F. S., Brunel, P., Vidot, J., Bennartz, R., Wehr, T., Di Michele, S., & John, V. O. 2019, Atmospheric Gas Absorption Knowledge in the Submillimeter: Modeling, Field Measurements, and Uncertainty Quantification, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100 (American Meteorological Society), ES291, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0074.1


Knudsen, E. M., Heinold, B., Dahlke, S., Bozem, H., Crewell, S., Heygster, G., Kunkel, D., Maturilli, M., Mech, M., Rinke, A., Schmithuesen, H., Ehrlich, A., Macke, A., Luepkes, C., & Wendisch, M. 2018, Synoptic development during the ACLOUD/PASCAL field campaign near Svalbard in spring 2017, Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry, 18, 17995, doi:10.5194/acp-2018-494

Schäfler, A., Craig, G., Wernli, H., Arbogast, P., Doyle, J. D., McTaggart-Cowan, R., Methven, J., Rivière, G., Ament, F., Boettcher, M., Bramberger, M., Cazenave, Q., Cotton, R., Crewell, S., Delanoë, J., Dörnbrack, A., Ehrlich, A., Ewald, F., Fix, A., Grams, C. M., Gray, S. L., Grob, H., Groß, S., Hagen, M., Harvey, B., Hirsch, L., Jacob, M., Kölling, T., Konow, H., Lemmerz, C., Lux, O., Magnusson, L., Mayer, B., Mech, M., Moore, R., Pelon, J., Quinting, J., Rahm, S., Rapp, M., Rautenhaus, M., Reitebuch, O., Reynolds, C. A., Sodemann, H., Spengler, T., Vaughan, G., Wendisch, M., Wirth, M., Witschas, B., Wolf, K., & Zinner, T. 2018, The North Atlantic Waveguide and Downstream Impact Experiment, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99 (American Meteorological Society), 1607, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0003.1


Cadeddu, M. P., Marchand, R., Orlandi, E., Turner, D., & Mech, M. 2017, Microwave ground-based retrievals of cloud and rain liquid water path in drizzling and precipitating clouds: Challenges and possibilities, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, PP, 1, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2017.2728699

Schnitt, S., Orlandi, E., Mech, M., Ehrlich, A., & Crewell, S. 2017, Characterisation of Water Vapor and Clouds during the Next-Generation Aircraft Remote-sensing for Validation (NARVAL)-South studies, IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Earth Observation and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), 10, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2687943


Zuidema, P., Haggerty, J., Cadeddu, M., Jensen, J., Orlandi, E., Mech, M., Vivekanandan, J., & Wang, Z. 2016, Recommendations for improving US NSF-supported airborne microwave radiometry, Bull Amer Meteor Soc, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00081.1


Mech, M., Orlandi, E., Crewell, S., Ament, F., Hirsch, L., Hagen, M., Peters, G., & Stevens, B. 2014, HAMP – the microwave package on the High Altitude and LOng range research aircraft (HALO), Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-7-4539-2014


Reitter, S., Fröhlich, K., Seifert, A., Crewell, S., & Mech, M. 2011, Evaluation of ice and snow content in the global numerical weather prediction model GME with CloudSat, Geosci Model Dev, 4, 579, doi:10.5194/gmd-4-579-2011


Pfeifer, M., Yen, W., Hagen, M., Craig, G., Reinhardt, T., Mech, M., Crewell, S., Hünerbein, A., Schröder, M., Fischer, J., Baldauf, M., & Seifert, A. 2010, Validating precipitation forecasts using sensor synergy: The case study approach, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 19, 601, doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2010/0487


Chaboureau, J. P., Sohne, N., Pinty, J.-P., Meirold-Mautner, I., Defer, E., Prigent, C., Pardo, J. R., Mech, M., & Crewell, S. 2008, A midlatitude precipitating cloud database validated with satellite observations, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47, 1337, doi:10.1175/2007JAMC1731.1

Crewell, S., Mech, M., Reinhardt, T., Selbach, C., Betz, H. D., Brocard, E., Dick, G., O’Connor, E., Fischer, J., Hanisch, T., Hauf, T., Hünerbein, A., Delobbe, L., Mathes, A., Peters, G., Wernli, H., Wiegner, M., & Wulfmeyer, V. 2008, The general observation period 2007 within the priority program on quantitative precipitation forecasting: Concept and first results, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 17, 849, doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0336


Meirold-Mautner, I., Prigent, C., Defer, E., Pardo, J. R., Chaboureau, J. P., Pinty, J.-P., Mech, M., & Crewell, S. 2007, Radiative transfer simulations using mesoscale cloud model outputs: Comparisons with passive microwave and infrared satellite observations for midlatitudes, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 64, 1550, doi:10.1175/JAS3896.1

Mech, M., Crewell, S., Meirold-Mautner, I., Prigent, C., & Chaboureau, J.-P. 2007, Information content of millimeter observations for hydrometeor properties in mid-latitudes, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 45, 2287, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2007.898261


Köpke, P., & Mech, M. 2005, UV irradiance on arbitrarily oriented surfaces: variation with atmospheric and ground properties, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 81, 25, doi:10.1007/s00704-004-0106-z


Mech, M., & Köpke, P. 2004, Model for UV irradiance on arbitrarily oriented surfaces, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 77, 151, doi:10.1007/s00704-003-0023-6


Egger, J., Heinrich, R., Kolb, P., Mech, M., Reuder, J., Schween, J. H., Wendt, H., Bajrachaya, S., Shakya, P., Lämmlein, S., & Schäper, W. 2002, Diurnal Winds in the Himalayan Kali Gandaki Valley. Part III: Remotely Piloted Aircraft Soundings, Monthly Weather Review, 130, 2042, doi:10.1175/1520-0493(2002)130<2042:DWITHK>2.0.CO;2