Dr. Katja Trachte

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Katja Trachte
Member in IT department | Member in DFG PAK 823-825: Climate indicators on the local scale for past, present and future | Member in PAK 927/1: CorsiClimAte - Seasonal and topographic partitioning of vapor transport, cloud and precipitation in Corsica, with special reference to PBL height | Member in FOR2730 A1: Atmospheric fluxes and optical trait diversity under climate and land use changes - observations and LSM modelling |


Curriculum vitae

  • Substitute professorship (Climatology) 10/2016 - 03/2018 Ruhr-University Bochum
  • PhD 02/2011 "Cold air drainage flows and their relation to the formation of nocturnal convective clouds at the eastern Andes of South Ecuador"
  • Diploma thesis (2006) "Sensitivitätsstudie zur raumzeitlichen Niederschlagssimulation über dem Alpenraum mit dem Mesoskalenmodell ARPS"

Scientific interest

  • Boundary-layer processes
  • Interactions between land surface and atmosphere
  • orographic-induced cloud and precipitation dynamics
  • climate change in tropical mountainous areas
  • Numerical modelling
  • Eddy covariance measurement technique






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