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Christopher W. Frank

Address Pohligstr. 3, 50969 Köln
Room 3.127
Phone +49 (0)221 470-1610
Fax +49 (0)221 470-5161
Mail cfrank(at)meteo.uni-koeln.de

Research Topics

  • Exploitation and assessment of reanalyses (COSMO-REA) regarding renewable energy
  • Post-processing of global horizontal irradiation from reanalyses for solar energy applications
  • Compensation potentials of wind- and solar power
  • Mixing layer height and low level jets

Projects

  • Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics , HErZ: Hans-Ertel-Zentrum für Wetterforschung, Deutscher Wetterdienst
  • Zukun­ft­skonzept-Spitzen­forschung, Emerg­ing Group ET-CC: En­ergy Tran­si­tions and Cli­mate Change

Publications

  • Frank, C. W., S. Wahl, J.D. Keller, B. Pospichal, A. Hense, S. Crewell, 2018: A novel data set for solar energy applications based on high resolution reanalysis, Solar Energy, 164, 12-24, doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.02.012
  • Henckes, P., A. Knaut, F. Obermüller, C. Frank, 2018: The benefit of long-term high resolution wind data for electricity system analysis, Energy, 143, 934-942, doi:10.1016/j.energy.2017.10.049
  • Heinze, R., A. Dipankar, C.C. Henken, C. Moseley, O, Sourdeval, S.Tromel, X. Xie, P. Adamidis, F. Ament, H. Baars, C. Barthlott, A. Behrendt, U. Blahak, S. Bley, S. Brdar, M. Brueck, S. Crewell, H. Deneke, P. Di Girolamo, R. Evaristo, J. Fischer, C. Frank, P. Friederichs, T. Gocke, K. Gorges, L. Hande, M. Hanke, A. Hansen, H-C. Hege, C. Hoose, T. Jahns, N. Kalthoff, D. Klocke, S. Kneifel, P. Knippertz, A. Kuhn, T. van Laar, A. Macke, V. Maurer, B. Mayer, C. I. Meyer, S. K. Muppa, R. A. J. Neggers, E. Orlandi, F. Pantillon, B. Pospichal, N. Rober, L. Scheck, A. Seifert, P. Seifert, F. Senf, P. Siligam, C. Simmer, S. Steinke, B. Stevens, K. Wapler, M. Weniger, V. Wulfmeyer, G. Zängl, D. Zhang, and J. Quaas, 2017: Large-eddy simulations over Germany using ICON: A comprehensive evaluation, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. 143: 69 – 100, doi:10.1002/qj.2947

Master Thesis

Frank, C. (2015): A multiscale ensemble approach using Self-breeding in a convection-allowing model - A new Ensemble Initialisation Method, Meteorological Institute, University Bonn, Germany.

Bachelor Thesis

Frank, C. (2013): Blitze: Typ, Polarität und Stärke, Meteorological Institute, University Bonn, Germany.