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Thirza van Laar

Ph.D. Student in C4

 

University of Cologne
Institute for
Geophysics and Meteorology

Pohligstr. 3
50969 Cologne
Germany

 

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Thirza van Laar

SFB/TR32 - Project affiliations

C4 - Scale-consistent two-way coupling of land-surface and atmospheric models

IRTG - Integrated Research Training Group

Doctoral research topic

The impact of regional-scale surface heterogeneity on boundary-layer cloud fields

Project start date: 01/04/2015

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Roel Neggers

Other doctoral committee members: Prof. Dr. Susanne Crewell and Dr. Vera Schemann

Scientific interests

  • Surface-atmosphere interaction
  • Surface heterogeneity
  • (Shallow cumulus) cloud formation

Education

2008-2014: MSc Meteorology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Training

October 2015 - ICON course

December 2016 - Scientific writing

Several Research Training Days

Conference contributions

van Laar, T.W., Schemann, V. and Neggers, R.A.J. (2015). Towards Realistic Cumulus Cloud Resolving Simulations at Supersites. AGU Fall Meeting, December 2015, San Francisco. Poster presentation.

van Laar, T.W., Schemann, V. and Neggers, R.A.J. (2016). Towards Realistic Cumulus Cloud Resolving Simulations at Supersites. GSGS Research Conference, January 2016, Cologne. Poster presentation (winner of poster award)

van Laar, T.W., Schemann, V. and Neggers, R.A.J. (2016). Towards Realistic Cumulus Cloud Resolving Simulations at Supersites. UCP Conference, February 2016, Berlin. Poster presentation.

van Laar, T.W. and Neggers, R.A.J. (2017). What controls the cloud size distribution of continental shallow cumulus coud populations? Workshop 'The future of Cumulus Parametrization', July 2017, Delft. Poster presentation.

Publications

Links

  • http://www.geomet.uni-koeln.de/en/the-institute/rg-neggers/

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