Dr. Markus Kunze

Freie Universität Berlin

Institute of Meteorology

Atmospheric Dynamics

Scientific staff

Address Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10
Room 292
12165 Berlin
Telephone +49 30 838 71 170
Email markus.kunze@met.fu-berlin.de



Katja Matthes, Bernd Funke, Monika E. Anderson, Luke Barnard, Jürg Beer, Paul Charbonneau, Mark A. Clilverd, Thierry Dudok de Wit, Margit Haberreiter, Aaron Hendry, Charles H. Jackman, Matthieu Kretschmar, Tim Kruschke, Markus Kunze, Ulrike Langematz, Daniel R. Marsh, Amanda Maycock, Stergios Misios, Craig J. Rodger, Adam A. Scaife, Annika Seppälä, Ming Shangguan, Miriam Sinnhuber, Kleareti Tourpali, Ilya Usoskin, Max van de Kamp, Pekka T. Verronen, and Stefan Versick:
Solar Forcing for CMIP6 (v3.1),
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., doi:10.5194/gmd-2016-91, in review, 2016.


K. Karami, P. Braesicke, M. Kunze, U. Langematz, M. Sinnhuber, and S. Versick:
Modelled thermal and dynamical responses of the middle atmosphere to EPP-induced ozone changes,
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 15, 33283-33329, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-33283-2015, 2015.


Ulrike Langematz, Franziska Schmidt, Markus Kunze, Peter Braesicke, and Gregory E. Bodeker:
Antarctic Ozone Depletion between 1960 and 1980 in Observations and Chemistry-Climate Model Simulations.
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2016-742, in review, 2016.




Markus Kunze, Peter Braesicke, Ulrike Langematz, und Gabriele Stiller:
Interannual variability of the boreal summer tropical UTLS in observations and CCMVal-2 simulations,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 8695-8714, doi:10.5194/acp-16-8695-2016, 2016.


Simone Dietmüller, Patrick Jöckel, Holger Tost, Markus Kunze, Cathrin Gellhorn, Sabine Brinkop, Christine Frömming, Michael Ponater, Benedikt Steil, Axel Lauer, and Johannes Hendricks:
A new radiation infrastructure for the Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy, based on version 2.51),
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 2209-2222, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-2209-2016, 2016.


M. Godolt, J. L. Grenfell, D. Kitzmann, M. Kunze, U. Langematz, A. B. C. Patzer, H. Rauer, and B. Stracke:
Assessing the habitability of planets with Earth-like atmospheres by 1D and 3D climate modeling,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201628413, download pdf, 2016.


P. Jöckel, H. Tost, A. Pozzer, M. Kunze, O. Kirner, C. A. M. Brenninkmeijer, S. Brinkop, D. S. Cai, C. Dyroff, J. Eckstein, F. Frank, H. Garny, K.-D. Gottschaldt, P. Graf, V. Grewe, A. Kerkweg, B. Kern, S. Matthes, M. Mertens, S. Meul, M. Neumaier, M. Nützel, S. Oberländer-Hayn, R. Ruhnke, T. Runde, R. Sander, D. Scharffe, and A. Zahn:
Earth System Chemistry Integrated Modelling (ESCiMo) with the Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy, version 2.51),
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1153-1200, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1153-2016, 2016.


Sophie Oberländer-Hayn, Edwin P. Gerber, Janna Abalichin, Hideharu Akiyoshi, Andreas Kerschbaumer, Anne Kubin, Markus Kunze, Ulrike Langematz, Stefanie Meul, Martine Michou, Olaf Morgenstern, and Luke D. Oman:
Is the Brewer-Dobson circulation increasing or moving upward?
Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 1772-1779, doi:10.1002/2015GL067545, 2016.


K. Matthes, R. Thiéblemont, M. Kunze, and M. Toohey:
Interactions of different sources of variability,
In: Earth’s climate response to a changing Sun, edited by de Wit, T. D., Ermolli, I., Haberreiter, M., Kambezidas, H., Lam, M., Lilensten, J., Matthes, K., Mironova, I., Schmidt, H., Seppälä, A., Tanskanen, E., Tourpali, K., and Yair, Y., pp. 213–219, EPD Sciences, Les Ulis Cedex, France, doi:10.1051/978-2-7598-1733-7, coordinated by: Jean Lilensten, Thierry Dudok de Wit, Katja Matthes, 2015.


M. Godolt, J. L. Grenfell, A. Hamann-Reinus, D. Kitzmann, M. Kunze, U. Langematz, P. von Paris, A. B. C. Patzer, H. Rauer, and B. Stracke:
3D climate modeling of Earth-like extrasolar planets orbiting different types of host stars,
Planet. Space Sci., 111, 62-76, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2015.03.010, 2015.


Kunze, M.,  M. Godolt, U. Langematz, J. L. Grenfell, A. Hamann-Reinus, and  H. Rauer:
Investigating the Early Earth Faint Young Sun Problem with a General Circulation Model,
Planet. Space Sci., 98, 77-92, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2013.09.011, 2014.


Labitzke, K. and M. Kunze:
Interactions between the stratosphere, the sun and the QBO during the northern summer,
J. Atmos. Solar-Terr.Phys., 75-76, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2011.04.011, 2012.


Labitzke, K. and M. Kunze:
Interannual variability and trends in the stratosphere,
in: Climate And Weather of the Sun-Earth System (CAWSES): Highlights from a priority program, Editor: F.-J. Lübken, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2012.


Park, J., H. Lühr, M. Kunze, B. G. Fejer, and K. W. Min:
Effect of sudden stratospheric warming on lunar tidal modulation of the equatorial electrojet,
J. Geophys. Res., 117, A03306, doi:10.1029/2011JA017351, 2012.


Oberländer, S., U. Langematz, K. Matthes, M. Kunze, A. Kubin, J. Harder, N. A. Krivova, S. K. Solanki, J. Pagaran, and M. Weber:
The influence of spectral solar irradiance data on stratospheric heating rates during the 11 year solar cycle,
J. Geophys. Res., 39, L01801, doi:10.1029/2011GL049539, 2012.


Manzini, E., K. Matthes, C. Blume, G. Bodeker, C. Cagnazzo, N. Calvo, A. Charlton-Perrez, A. Douglass, P.G. Fogli, L. Gray, J. Kim, K. Kodera, M. Kunze, C.P. Ortiz, B. Randel, T. Reichler, G. Stenchikov, C. Timmreck, M. Toohey, and S. Yoden:
SPARC Report on the Evaluation of Chemistry-Climate Models, Chapter 8, Natural Variability of Stratospheric Ozone,
in: SPARC CCMVal (2010), SPARC Report on the Evaluation of Chemistry-Climate Models, V. Eyring, T. G. Shepherd, D. W. Waugh (Eds.), SPARC Report No. 5, WCRP-132, WMO/TD-No. 1526, http://www.atmosp.physics.utoronto.ca/SPARC.


Grenfell, J.L., M. Kunze, U. Langematz, P. Mieth, and B. Steil:
The 27-day solar rotational cycle in the Freie Universität Berlin Climate Middle Atmosphere Model with interactive chemistry (FUB CMAM CHEM),
J. Atmos. Solar-Terr.Phys., Volume 72, Issues 9-10, 705-712, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2010.03.012, 2010.


Kunze, M., P. Braesicke, U. Langematz, G. Stiller, S. Bekki, C. Brühl, M. Chipperfield, M. Dameris, R. Garcia, and M. Giorgetta:
Influences of the Indian Summer Monsoon on water vapor and ozone concentrations in the UTLS as simulated by Chemistry-Climate Models,
Journal of Climate, 23, 3525-3544, doi:10.1175/2010JCLI3280.1, 2010.


Labitzke, K. and M. Kunze:
Variability in the stratosphere: The sun and the QBO,
in: Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System (CAWSES): Selected Papers from the 2007 Kyoto Symposium,
Edited by T. Tsuda, R. Fujii, K. Shibata, and M. A. Geller, pp. 257-278, TERRAPUB, Tokyo, 2009.


Labitzke, K. and M. Kunze:
On the Remarkable Arctic Winter in 2008/09,
J. Geophys. Res., 114, D00I02, doi:10.1029/2009JD012273, 2009.


Kremser, S.,  I. Wohltmann, M. Rex, U. Langematz, M. Dameris, and M. Kunze:
Validation of water vapour transport in the tropical tropopause region in coupled Chemistry Climate Models,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2679-2694, doi:10.5194/acp-9-2679-2009, 2009.


Labitzke, K., M. Kunze, and S. Brönnimann:
Sunspots, the QBO, and the Stratosphere in the North Polar Region: An Update,
in: Climate Variability and Extremes during the Past 100 Years, (Eds.: Stefan Brönnimann, Jörg Luterbacher, Tracy Ewen, Henry F. Diaz, Richard S. Stolarski, and Urs Neu), 347 - 357, Springer Verlag, 2008.


Langematz, U., and M. Kunze:
Dynamical Changes in the Arctic and Antarctic Stratosphere during spring,
in: Climate Variability and Extremes during the Past 100 Years, (Eds.: Stefan Brönnimann, Jörg Luterbacher, Tracy Ewen, Henry F. Diaz, Richard S. Stolarski, and Urs Neu), 293 - 301, Springer Verlag, 2008.


Hübener, H., U. Cucasch, U. Langematz, T. Spangehl, F. Niehörster, I. Fast, and M. Kunze,
Ensemble climate simulations using a fully coupled ocean-troposphere-stratosphere GCM,
Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Series A, 365, 2089-2101, doi:10.1098/rsta.2007.2078, 2007.


Hoffmann, P., W. Singer, D. Keuer, W.K. Hocking, M. Kunze, and Y. Murayama:
Latitudinal and longitudinal variability of mesospheric winds and temperatures during stratospheric warming events,
J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 69, Issues 17-18,  2355-2366, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2007.06.010, 2007.


Labitzke, K., M. Kunze, and S. Brönnimann:
Sunspots, the QBO, and the Stratosphere in the North Polar Region - 20 Years later,
Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Vol. 15, No. 3, 355-363(9), doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2006/0136, 2006.


Langematz, U. and M. Kunze:
An update on dynamical changes in the Arctic and Antarctic stratospheric polar vortices,
Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-006-0156-2, 2006.


Labitzke, K. and M. Kunze:
Stratospheric temperatures over the Arctic: Comparison of three data sets,
Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Vol. 14, No. 1, 65-74, doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2005/0014-0065, 2005.


Langematz, U., A. Claussnitzer, K. Matthes, and M. Kunze:
The Climate During the Maunder Minimum: A simulation with the Freie Universität Berlin Climate Middle Atmosphere Model (FUB-CMAM),
J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., special issue, 67, 55-69, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2004.07.017, 2005.


Langematz, U., J.L. Grenfell, K. Matthes, P. Mieth, M. Kunze, B. Steil, and C. Brühl:
Chemical effects in 11-Year Solar Cycle simulations with the Freie Universität Berlin Climate Middle Atmosphere Model with online chemistry (FUB-CMAM-CHEM),
Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L13803, doi:10.1029/2005GL022686, 2005.


Mieth, P., J. L. Grenfell, U. Langematz and M. Kunze:
Sensitivity of the Freie Universität Berlin Climate Middle Atmosphere Model (FUB-CMAM) to different gravity-wave drag parameterisations,
Ann. Geophysicae, 22, 2693-2713, doi:10.5194/angeo-22-2693-2004, 2004.


Langematz, U., M. Kunze, K. Krüger, K. Labitzke, and G. L. Roff:
Thermal and dynamical changes of the stratosphere since 1979 and their link to ozone and CO2 changes,
J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 108, No. D1, 4027, doi:10.1029/2002JD002069, 2003.


Naujokat, B., K. Krüger, K. Matthes, J. Hoffmann, M. Kunze, and K. Labitzke:
The early major warming in December 2001 - exceptional?
Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 29, No. 21, 2023, doi:10.1029/2002GL015316, 2002.



Eyring, V., J.-F. Lamarque, P. Hess, F. Arfeuille, K. Bowman, M. P. Chipperfiel, B. Duncan, A. Fiore, A. Gettelman, M. A. Giorgetta, C. Granier, M. Hegglin, D. Kinnison, M. Kunze, U. Langematz, B. Luo, R. Martin, K. Matthes, P. A. Newman, T. Peter, A. Robock, T. Ryerson, A. Saiz-Lopez, R. Salawitch, M. Schultz, T. G. Shepherd, D. Shindell, J. Staehelin, S. Tegtmeier, L. Thomason, S. Tilmes, J.-P. Vernier, D. W. Waugh, and P. J. Young:
Overview of IGAC/SPARC Chemistry-Climate Model Initiative (CCMI) Community Simulations in Support of Upcoming Ozone and Climate Assessments,
in: SPARC newsletter, 40, 48-66, 2013.


Langematz, U., M. Kunze and A. Hamann-Reinus:
Planetenentwicklung und Leben,
in: "Forschung im HLRN-Verbund 2011", Herausg.: Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin, 42-43, 2011.


Labitzke, K. and M. Kunze:
Über die unerwartet warme Stratosphäre im Winter 2008/09,
Beiträge zur Berliner Wetterkarte, 27/09, SO 13/09, 2009.