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Heavy Precipitation Events in the Western Mediterranean Area: Physical Processes and Predictability

Röhner, Luisa



Abstract (englisch): Heavy precipitation events (HPE) in the western Mediterranean often lead to large impacts. Especially in late summer and autumn, rainfall systems can be fed efficiently by warm and moist air. Due to complex interactions of various lifting mechanisms and the coastal orography, the initiation and development of the HPEs is not fully understood. Even more, the accurate prediction of the HPEs remains challenging. The improvement of the predictability of those events is a main subject of this thesis.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Forschungsbereich Troposphäre (IMK-TRO)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI(KIT): 10.5445/IR/1000057824
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-578245
KITopen ID: 1000057824
HGF-Programm 12.01.02; LK 01
Verlag Karlsruhe
Umfang VI, 120 S.
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung (IMK)
Prüfungsdaten 12.02.2016
Referent/Betreuer Prof. C. Kottmeier
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