Christopher Kadow

Kadow_2

Freie Universität Berlin

Institut für Meteorologie

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Aufgabenbereich

Coordination of 'Integration - MiKlip'

Adresse Carl-Heinrich-Becker Weg 6-10
Raum 191
12165 Berlin
Telefon +49 (0)30 838 71122
Fax +49 (0)30 838 71160
E-Mail christopher.kadow@met.fu-berlin.de
Homepage www-miklip.dkrz.de
Research Gate Christopher Kadow
scientific career
since 12/2011 Scientific associate and PhD student at the IfM FU Berlin in the field of medium-term climate prediction and climate model evaluation. Coordination of the project 'Integration' part of Module D in the major project 'MiKlip' funded by the BMBF.
 
04/2005-11/2011 Academic studies of Meteorology (Diploma), Freie Universität Berlin
Diploma thesis in cooperation with the NATHAN Research Group at the Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences : 'Atmospheric Tides and their Influence on Earth Rotation'
 
05/2010-09/2011 Student assistant: NATHAN Research Group at GFZ: Geoscience research with the global climate model WACCM from NCAR, as well as model and webpage assistance at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) in the section 1.3 Earth System Modeling
 
07/2006-06/2010 Student assistant: WG Climate System Modeling (AG KLIMOD): Assistance and installation of global and regional climate models at the Institute of Meteorology and on mainframe computer at the ZEDAT (FU-Berlin) and DKRZ (Hamburg), administrator in the 'IT' including maintenance and installation of PCs in the area of Linux and Windows, the formation of a CIP-Pool computer cluster, as well as the construction and design of the institute's homepage at the section 'Studium und Lehre'
research interests and projects
  • Medium-term climate prediction - MiKlip
  • Atmospheric tides and their influence on Earth rotation
Articles

Kadow, C., S. Illing, O. Kunst, H.W. Rust, H. Pohlmann, W. A. Müller and U. Cubasch 2015. Evaluation of Forecasts by Accuracy and Spread in the MiKlip Decadal Climate Prediction System. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 2nd review round in Special Issue on “Verification and process oriented validation of the MiKlip decadal prediction system”

Kruschke, T., H.W. Rust, C. Kadow, W.A. Müller, H. Pohlmann, G.C. Leckebusch, U. Ulbrich. Probabilistic evaluation of decadal predictions of Northern Hemisphere winter storms (submitted to Meteorol. Z., Special Issue on “Verification and process oriented validation of the MiKlip decadal prediction system”)

Illing, S, C. Kadow, O. Kunst and U. Cubasch 2014. MurCSS: A Tool for Standardized Evaluation of Decadal Hindcast Systems. Journal of Open Research Software 2(1):e24. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/jors.bf

Kruschke, T., H.W. Rust, C. Kadow, G.C. Leckebusch, U. Ulbrich 2014. Evaluating decadal predictions of northern hemispheric cyclone frequencies. Tellus A 66, 22830. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusa.v66.22830

Pohlmann, H., W. A. Müller, K. Kulkarni, M. Kameswarrao, D. Matei, F. S. E. Vamborg, C. Kadow, S. Illing, J. Marotzke, 2013: Improved forecast skill in the tropics in the new MiKlip decadal climate predictions. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 5798-5802. doi:10.1002/2013GL058051

Kadow, C., Dobslaw, H., Matthes, K., Thomas, M. (2012) - Proceedings of the Journées 2011 "Systèmes de référence spatio-temporels", 144-147 - Impact of atmospheric tides simulated in a chemistry-climate model on sub-diurnal variations in UT1 (Chapter in Journal)

Cubasch, U., Kadow, C. (2011): Global Climate Change and Aspects of Regional Climate Change in the Berlin-Brandenburg Region - DIE ERDE, GESELLSCHAFT ERDKUNDE BERLIN, 3-20 (Abstract, Chapter in Journal)

Cubasch, U., Kadow, C. (2011): Temperaturaufzeichnungen in Berlin für die letzten 310 Jahre. - In: Hüttl, R. F.; Emmermann, R.; Germer, S.; Naumann, M.; Bens, O. (Eds.), Globaler Wandel und regionale Entwicklung: Anpassungsstrategien in der Region Berlin-Brandenburg, Springer, 30-36. (Abstract, Chapter in Book [from: 'Umweltwandel und die Folgen für den Landschaftswasserhaushalt'])

Cubasch, U., and C. Kadow, 2010: Die Berliner Temperaturreihe. Acta Historica Astronomiae, 41, 112-132 (Abstract, Chapter in Book)

Conference Contributions

Kadow C., S. Illing, O. Kunst and U. Cubasch (2014). AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION 2014 FALL MEETING. "A Hybrid Evaluation System Framework (Shell & Web) with Standardized Access to Climate Model Data and Verification Tools for a Clear Climate Science Infrastructure on Big Data High Performance Computers". (Abtract) - OUTSTANDING STUDENT PAPER AWARD - Earth & Space Science Informatics @ AGU 2014

Kadow, C., S. Illing, O. Kunst, H. Pohlmann, W. A. Müller and U. Cubasch. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014. "Deterministic and Probabilistic Metrics of Surface Air Temperature and Precipitation in the MiKlip Decadal Prediction System".  At Vienna, Austria, Volume: 16 (Abstract

Kruschke, T., H.W. Rust, C. Kadow, G.C. Leckebusch, U. Ulbrich: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014. Evaluating probabilistic decadal forecasts of Northern Hemisphere extra-tropical cyclone frequencies (Abstract)

Kadow C., Illing S., Cubasch U. (2013) - Interdisciplinary Conference of Young Earth System Scientists "Statistical Methods and Metrics in the Standardized Evaluation System for Decadal Climate Prediction in MiKlip" (Abstract, Poster/Pitch) POSTER PITCH AWARD

Illing, S., Kadow, C., Cubasch, U. (2013) - Interdisciplinary Conference of Young Earth System Scientists. "Assessing and Quantifying Uncertainties for Model Evaluation in the MiKlip Prediction System" (Abstract)

Illing, S., Gonzalez, E.N., Kadow, C., Cubasch, U. (2013) - European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2013 - "Assessment of Uncertainties for Model Evaluation in a Decadal Prediction System" (Abstract, Poster)

Kadow, C., Cubasch, U. (2012) - AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION 2012 FALL MEETING - A Standardized Evaluation System for Decadal Climate Prediction (Abstract, Poster)

Dobslaw H., Kadow C., Matthes K., Thomas M. - Journées 2011 "Systèmes de référence spatio-temporels" - Vienna - Impact of atmospheric tides on subdiurnal length-of-day variations (Abstract, Talk)

Thomas M., Dobslaw H., Kadow C., Matthes K., Brzezinski A. - International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly 2011 - Impact of Atmospheric Tides and the Corresponding Oceanic Response on Subdiurnal Polar Motion Excitation (Abstract, Talk)

others

Diploma Thesis at the Freie Universität Berlin and NATHAN Research Group at GFZ:                 

Kadow, C. (2011): "Atmosphärische Gezeiten und deren Einfluss auf die Erdrotation"