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Thirza van Laar

C4

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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

 

icon phone  +49 (0) 221 470 6490
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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 cloud populations? Workshop 'The future of Cumulus Parametrization', July 2017, Delft. Poster presentation.

van Laar, T.W. and Neggers, R.A.J. (2018): Investigating the spatial distribution of a shallow cumulus cloud field. TR32 Conference: Terrestrial Systems Research: Monitoring, Prediction and High Performance Computing, April 2018, Bonn. Poster Presentation.

van Laar, T.W. and Neggers, R.A.J. (2018): Investigating the cloud size distribution and nearest neighbour spacing of a shallow cumulus cloud field. BLT-BBOS meeting, April 2018, Wageningen. Talk

Publications

Links

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

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