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Lukas Pfitzenmaier

Address Pohligstr. 3, 50969 Köln
Room 3.151
Phone +49 (0)221 470-6276
Fax +49 (0)221 470-5161
Mail l.pfitzenmaierSpamProtectionuni-koeln.de



Research Topics

  • Precipitation formation processes in clouds

  • Radar meteorology – polarimetric and spectral resolved radar measurements
  • Synergy of different radar frequencies as well as the synergy between radar instruments and other remote sensing techniques
  • Simulation and analyses of radar signals and measurements


Projects

  • Possibility study for future satellite missions based on the radar triple frequency method

  • Developing validation and calibration methods for the space born radar instrument of EarthCARE

     

Links

Deutsches EarthCARE Büro /German EarthCARE office:
https://www.mpimet.mpg.de/en/science/the-atmosphere-in-the-earth-system/earthcare/

 

 

Education

 

Bachelor: (2010 - Universität Leipzig in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for tropospheric research, TROPOS, Leipzig, Germany)
Einfluss der atmosphärischen Grenzschicht und Luftmassenherkunft auf die Konzentration atmosphärischer Aerosolpartikel an der Hochgebirgsstation BEO-Moussala, Bulgaria

Master: (2012 - Universität Leipzig in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for tropospheric research, TROPOS, Leipzig, Germany)
Determination of microphysical properties of liquid water clouds based on observations with radar, microwave radiometer and lidar.

 

Doktorarbeit: (2017 - Technical University of Delft, Delft, The Netherlands)
Studying ice particle growth processes in mixed-phase clouds using spectral polarimetric radar measurements