M.Sc. Madlen Fischer

Freie Universität Berlin

Institut für Meteorologie

PhD Candidate

Address Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10
Room 073 (Altbau)
12165 Berlin
Telephone +49-(0)30 838-72752
Email madlen.fischer@met.fu-berlin.de

Education

since 10/2015

PhD in the graduate school NatRiskChange (GRK 2043/1) with the topic Spatio-temporal response of extreme precipitation to climate change and decadal climate variability

10/2012 - 09/2015 Research scientiest at Institute of Meteorology (IfM), Freien Universität Berlin (FUB) in the projects:
  • PAK-Sturm 2 of the  BMVBS-Initiative KLIWAS
  • Ethiopia II
  • MiKlip EnsDiVal gefördert durch das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

10/2010 - 09/2012

Studies Meteorology (M.Sc.), Freie Universität Berlin
Master thesis: Analysing seasonal variations of extreme precipitation in Germany using non-stationary statistical models.

(Untersuchung saisonaler Variationen von Extremniederschlägen in Deutschland mittels instationärer statistischer Modelle)

10/2007 bis 09/2010

Studies Meteorologie (B.Sc.), Freie Universität Berlin
Bachelor thesis: High-resoluted precipitation measurements: A comparision of intensities and amounts for differen gauges.

(Hochaufgelöste Niederschlagsmessungen in Berlin-Dahlem: Ein Vergleich von Intensitäten und Mengen mit verschiedenen Messgeräten.)

Research Interests

  • Storm Surge potential at the german bight

  • extreme value statistics ans extreme events

  • heavy precipitation
  • statistical modelling
  • data mining

In preparation

M. Fischer, H.W. Rust, U.Ulbrich: A spatial and seasonal description of extreme precipitation return-levels

M. Fischer,H.W. Rust, U. Ulbrich: Seasonality in extreme precipitation - Using Extreme value statistics to describe the annual cycle in German daily precipitation extremes.

H. W. Rust, M. Fischer, T. Kruschke, U. Ulbrich. Verifying decadal air temperature predictions against various reanalyses

2015

D.J.Befort, M.Fischer, G.C. Leckebusch, U. Ulbrich, A.Ganske, G. Rosenhagen, H. Heinrich. Identification of Storm Surge Events over the German Bight from Atmospheric Reanalysis and Climate Model Data . Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS)

2014

H.W. Rust, T. Kruschke, A. Dobler, M. Fischer, U. Ulbrich. Discontinous daily temperatures in the WATCH forcing data sets . J. Hydrometeorol. . DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-14-0123.1

2013

M. Fischer ,H. W. Rust, U. Ulbrich: Seasonal Extreme Value Statistics for Precipitation in Germany , EVAN 2013: Proceedings of the 1st International Short Conference on Advances in Extreme Value Analysis and Application to Natural Hazards, Forschungsinstitut Wasser und Umwelt (fwu) der Universität Siegen 144-152,  2014

Conference contributions:

EGU 2016, Talk. A spatial and seasonal description of extreme precipitation return-levels for the Berlin-Brandenburg region (Germany)

DACH 2016, Poster. Raum-zeitliche Variationen von Extremniederschlag in Berlin-Brandenburg

DACH 2016, Talk. Identifikation von Sturmflutereignissen in der Deutschen Bucht

EGU 2013, Poster. Seasonal extreme value statistics for precipitation in Germany

EVAN 2013, Talk. Seasonal extreme value statistics for precipitation in Germany