Juniorprof. Dr. Heike Kalesse-Los

Juniorprof. Dr. Heike Kalesse-Los

Junior Professor

Arktische Klimaänderungen (JP)
Institutsgebäude
Prager Straße 34-36, Room 506
04317 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36650
Fax: +49 341 97-32899

Abstract

You can find my personal web page at https://monsun.meteo.uni-leipzig.de/~dokuwiki/doku.php?id=user:heikekalesse.

Professional career

  • since 04/2018
    W1 (Tenure Track) Professorship for Arctic Climat Change
  • 01/2015 - 01/2018
    Scientist; Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig
  • 09/2011 - 10/2014
    Postdoctoral Research Associate; McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Education

  • 05/2006 - 06/2010
    Doctor of Natural Science in Atmospheric Physics; Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
  • 10/2000 - 03/2006
    Diplom of Meteorology; University Leipzig
  • Remote sensing of the Arctic climate system


  • Cloud radar Doppler spectra analysis

  • Atmospheric retrieval algorithm development


  • Synergystic profiling with remote sensing instruments for atmospheric research


  • Microphysics, dynamics, and radiative impact of clouds
  • Influence of sea ice leads or polynyas on Arctic cloud properties – B07
    Kalesse-Los, Heike
    Duration: 01/2020 - 12/2023
    Funded by: DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Arktische Klimaveränderung; SFB Transregio 172: Arktische Verstärkung: Klimarelevante Atmosphären- und Oberflächenprozesse und Rückkopplungsmechanismen (AC)3
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  • Polarimetry Influenced by CCN aNd INP in Cyprus and Chile (PICNICC): An assessment of hemispheric cloud polarimetric contrasts and its relation to differences in aerosol load
    Kalesse-Los, Heike
    Duration: 11/2018 - 12/2023
    Funded by: DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Arktische Klimaveränderung
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  • Ground-based remote sensing of the atmosphere for improving the characterization of microphysical cloud properties and for improving the load prediction of renewable energies
    Kalesse-Los, Heike
    Duration: 09/2018 - 02/2022
    Funded by: EU Europäischer Sozialfond (ESF)
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Arktische Klimaveränderung
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more projects

  • Trömel, S.; Simmer, C.; Blahak, U. et al.
    Overview: Fusion of radar polarimetry and numerical atmospheric modelling towards an improved understanding of cloud and precipitation processes
    Atmos. Chem. Phys.. 2021. pp. 17291-17314
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  • Vogl, T.; Maahn, M.; Kneifel, S.; Schimmel, W.; Moisseev, D.; Kalesse-Los, H.
    Using artificial neural networks to predict riming from Doppler cloud radar observations.
    Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 2021. pp. 365-381
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  • Foth, A.; Zimmer, J.; Lauermann, F.; Kalesse-Los, H.
    Evaluation of micro rain radar-based precipitation classification algorithms to discriminate between stratiform and convective precipitation
    Atmos. Meas. Tech. 2021. pp. 4565-4574
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  • Stevens, B.; Bony, S.; Farrell, D. et al.
    EUREC(4)A
    Earth System Science Data. 2021. pp. 4067-4119
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  • Schimmel, W.; Kalesse-Los, H.; Maahn, M.; Vogl, T.; Foth, A.; Saavedra Garfias, P. A.; Seifert, P.
    Identifying cloud droplets beyond lidar attenuation from vertically-pointing cloud radar observations using artificial neural networks
    Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss.. 2022. pp. 1-35
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Junior-professor for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and the Arctic Climatesystem