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Clarissa Figura

Ph.D. Student in Z2

 

University of Bonn
Meteorological Institute

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Clarissa Figura

SFB/TR32 - Project affiliations:

  • Z2- TR32 Central Services, Administration and Coordination
  • MGK - Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG) – all doctoral students

Doctoral research topic:

  • Perform and analyze a regional reanalysis using the coupled soil-vegetation-atmosphere-transfer model TerrSysMP on the convective scale
  • Advisor: Prof. Dr. Clemens Simmer. Other doctoral committee members: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hense (Universität Bonn), Dr. Jan Keller (Hans-Ertel-Zentrum für Wetterforschung, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach)
  • Project start date: 10/15

Scientific interests:

  • Ensemble data assimilation on the meso scale
  • Regional reanalysis with a coupled atmosphere land model (TerrSysMP)

Collaboration:

  • Hans-Ertel-Centre for Weather Research (HErZ): https://www.herz-tb4.uni-bonn.de/
  • Deutscher Wetterdienst, Referat FE12 - Datenassimilation

Publication:

  • Wahl, S.; Bollmeyer, C.; Crewell, S.; Figura, C.; Friederichs, P.; Hense, A.; Keller, J.; Ohlwein, C.; A novel convective-scale regional reanalysis COSMO-REA2: Improving the representation of precipitation, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, in press

Conference contributions:

  • Figura, C.; Thiele-Eich, I.; Keller, J.; Ohlwein, C.; Wahl, S.; Hense, A.; Simmer C.; A Regional Reanalysis with a Coupled Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere-Transfer Model on the Convective Scale, AGU Fall Meeting 2016, 11.-16.12.2016, San Francisco, USA (poster)
  • Figura, C.; Thiele-Eich, I.; Keller, J.; Ohlwein, C.; Wahl, S.; Hense, A.; Simmer C.; Local Reanalysis on the Convective Scale with a Fully-Coupled Model (TerrSysMP), EMS Annual Meeting 2016, 12.-16.09.2016, Trieste, Italy (poster)
  • Figura,C.; Bick,T.; Thiele-Eich, I.; Keller, J.; Ohlwein, C.; Simmer, C.; Hense, A.; Local Reanalysis on the convective scale with a fully coupled model (TerrSysMP), EGU General Assembly, 17.-22.04.2016, Vienna, Austria (poster, presented by Insa Thiele-Eich)
  • Figura,C.; Bick,T.; Thiele-Eich, I.; Keller, J.; Ohlwein, C.; Simmer, C.; Hense, A.; Local Reanalysis on the convective scale with a fully coupled model (TerrSysMP), DACH-Tagung 2016, 11.-14.03.2016, Berlin, Germany (poster)
  • Figura, C.; Bach, L.; Keller, J.; Hense, A.; Data assimilation using convective scale covariance structures, EMS Annual Meeting 2015, 07.-11.09.2015, Sofia, Bulgaria (talk)

Education:

  • Master of Science (Physics of the Earth and Atmosphere with a focus on Meteorology) at University of Bonn 2015, Thesis title: Data assimilation using convective scale structures in COSMO-DE - A case study applying Selfbreeding to the LETKF
  • Bachelor of Science (Meteorology) at University of Bonn 2013, Thesis title: Ozone depletion in the Arctic stratosphere - molecular vs. dissociative adsorption of HCl on the surface of water clusters
  • Studies in Chemistry at University of Bonn (2007-2011)

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