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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Löhnert

Address Pohligstr. 3, 50969 Köln
Room 3.122
Phone +49 (0)221 470-1779
Fax +49 (0)221 470-5161
Mail ulrich.loehnertSpamProtectionuni-koeln.de
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9023-0269


Research group

Exploiting observations in meteorology

Research topics

  • JOYCE: Jülich Observatory for Cloud Evolution (lead)
  • Impact of novel observation methods on atmopsheric models
  • Physical processes in the cloudy boundary layer and their representation in atmospheric models
  • Thermodynamic profiling of the troposphere
  • Passive and active microwave remote sensing
  • Atmospheric retrieval algorithm development & synergy of measurement systems

Current research projects and programmes

  • ACTRIS - European Research Infrastructure for the observation of Aerosol, Clouds and Trace Gases
  • ARON - A virtual remote sensing network for continuous, near-real-time monitoring of atmospheric instability (DWD Extramurale Forschung)
  • TDYN-PRO - ntegration of Ground-based Thermodynamic Profilers into the DWD Forecasting System (DWD Extramurale Forschung)
  • HErZ - Hans Ertl Center for Weather Reserach, Focus Area Climate Monitoring & Diagnostic
  • CRC1211 - Earth - Evolution at the Dry Limit (DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center)
  • WWRP - DAOS - Group on Data Assimilation and Observing Systems (Co-chair)
  • PROBE - Profiling the Atmospheric Boundary Layer on European Scale (EU-COST Action, MC member & WG3 co-chair)


Short vita