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JOYCE-CF summer school 2019


General topic:
Ground-based Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere


Dates: 2 – 6 September 2019

Location: University of Bonn, Germany

Application deadline: 31 May 2019


Selected topics

  • Polarimetric radar and sensor synergy for retrieving rain and snow
  • Ground-based passive microwave remote sensing
  • Synergistic cloud remote sensing
  • Boundary-layer studies, wind profiling
  • Satellite validation by ground-based instrumentation


Scope of the summer school

The summer school addresses doctoral and advanced master's students in the field of atmospheric sciences with focus on microwave remote sensing applications. During the summer school a mix of lectures and practical exercises will be organized.



Attendance of this summer school as well as accommodation in a youth hostel are free of charge for all accepted participants.



To apply for this summer school, please send a motivation letter and your CV as a single pdf-document to the contact below by 31 May 2019. Master's students should include a support letter from their advisor/supervisor.

Limited travel grants are available; applicants, particularly those from outside Germany, can request a travel grant in their initial application.


Confirmed lecturers

  • Domenico Cimini (CNR-IMAA)
  • Susanne Crewell (U. Cologne)
  • Volker Lehmann (DWD)
  • Ulrich Löhnert (U. Cologne)
  • Dmitri Moisseev (U. Helsinki)
  • Mariko Oue (Stony Brook U.)
  • Alexander Ryzhkov (NOAA)
  • Dirk Schüttemeyer (ESA)
  • Clemens Simmer (U. Bonn)
  • Silke Trömel (U. Bonn)
  • Dave Turner (NOAA)


Organized by

  • University of Bonn
  • University of Cologne
  • Supported from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft


Bernhard Pospichal, University of Cologne

e-mail: bernhard.pospichal(at)uni-koeln.de