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PD Dr. Ulrich Löhnert

Address Pohligstr. 3, 50969 Köln
Room 3.122
Phone +49 (0)221 470-1779
Fax +49 (0)221 470-5161




Research areas

  • Thermodynamic profiling of the troposphere
  • Passive and active microwave remote sensing
  • Atmospheric retrieval algorithm development & synergy of measurement systems
  • Physical processes in the cloudy boundary layer and their representation in atmospheric models
  • Arctic mixed phase clouds
  • Exploiting ground-based remote sensing networks for improving operational weather forecasting
  • Coordination of JOYCE: Jülich Observatory for Cloud Evolution


Focus research projects

  • HD(CP)2 - High Definition Clouds and Precipitation for Advancing Climate Prediction (BMBF)
  • AC3 - ArctiC Amplification: Climate Relevant Atmospheric and SurfaCe Processes, and Feedback Mechanisms (DFG Transregio 172)
  • TOPROF - Towards operational ground based profiling with ceilometers, doppler lidars and microwave radiometers for improving weather forecasts (EU COST Action ES1303)
  • JOYCE-CF - DFG funded Core Facility (Gerätezentrum)
  • ARON - A virtual remote sensing network for continuous, near-real-time monitoring of atmospheric instability (DWD Extramurale Forschung)
  • ET-CC - Energy Transition and Climate Change (Emerging Group, Excellence Initiative University of Cologne)




Short vita