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M.Sc. Mareike Schuster

Freie Universität Berlin

Institute of Meteorology

Scientific Associate

Address
Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10
Room 296 (New Building)
12165 Berlin

Academic Career

since 2013

Research Associate at the Institute for Meteorology at FU Berlin within different projects, i.e., the MesoTel project as part of the MiKlip initiative (2013-2016); the FreVast project (2016-2017); a collaboration project between CoreLogic, Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Birmingham (2015-2019); the PALMOD project (2019), the WEXICOM II project (2019); the project Sturmklima Hessen in cooperation with the HLNUG (since 2020)

2012

Master Thesis (IfM FU Berlin): The relevance of changes in SST gradients and upper tropospheric temperature for the displacement of southern hemispheric cyclone tracks in a climate scenario

Volunteer in field project ROTATE2012 (CSWR)

2010

Volunteer in field project VORTEX2 (CSWR)

2008

Bachelor Thesis (IfM FU Berlin): The relation between precipitation and circulation weather type (CWT) in Southern Australia – today and under climate change

2008-2012

Student Research Assistant at the IfM FU Berlin (SACAI, IMILAST)

Research Interests

  • Extratropical cyclones and storm diagnostics

  • Meteorological extreme events

  • Interannual to decadal climate prediction

Projects

EQECAT

Near-term (sub-decadal) variability in storm activity in the North-Atlantic-European region

MiKlip MesoTel

Northern hemisphere meso-scale storm development, teleconnections and interannual climate prediction

IMILAST

Intercomparison of mid latitude storm diagnostics

SACAI

The Shift of Southern Hemisphere Storminess under Anthropogenic Climate Change around Antarctica and its Impacts

 

Publications

2019

Schuster, M., Grieger, J., Richling, A., Schartner, T., Illing, S., Kadow, C., Müller, W. A., Pohlmann, H., Pfahl, S., and Ulbrich, U. (2019): Improvement in the decadal prediction skill of the North Atlantic extratropical winter circulation through increased model resolution, Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 901–917, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-901-2019, 2019.

Kadow, C., Illing, S., Kunst, O., Schartner, T., Grieger, J., Schuster, M., Richling, A., Kirchner, I., Rust, H., Cubasch, U., and Ulbrich, U. (2019): Freva – Free Evaluation System Framework for EarthSystem Modeling, Journal of Open Research Software, in review

2018

Wolfgang A. Müller, with support of many MiKlip members (2018): Climate Predictions with MPI-ESM: Recent Achievements and Challenges, B2-01, Subseasonal to Decadal Prediction conference, Boulder

Schuster, M., Grieger, J., Richling, A., Schartner, T., Illing, S., Kadow, C., Müller, W.A., Pohlmann, H., Pfahl, S. and Ulbrich, U. (2018): A skill assessment of the extratropical circulation in the high-res and low-res MiKlip decadal prediction system, P-B2-05, Subseasonal to Decadal Prediction conference, Boulder

Schuster, M., Grieger, J., Illing, S., Kadow, C., Schartner, T., and Ulbrich, U. (2018): A skill assessment of the extratropical circulation in different stages of the MiKlip decadal prediction system, In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Abstract Nr. EGU2018-8826

2017

Schuster, M., Eddounia, F., Kuhnel, I., and Ulbrich, U. (2017): A new approach for the assessment of temporal clustering of extratropicalwind storms, In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Abstract Nr. EGU2017-14155-1

2016

Illing, S., Schuster, M., Kadow, C., Kröner, I., Richling, A., Grieger, J., Kruschke, T., Lang, B., Redl, R., Schartner, T., and Cubasch, U. (2016): Evaluation and Verification of Decadal Predictions using the MiKlip Central Evaluation System – a Case Study using the MiKlip Prototype Model Data, In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Abstract Nr. EGU2016-14013 

Schuster, M., Thürkow, M., Weiher, S., Kirchner, I., Ulbrich, U., and Will, A. (2016): The influence of an atmospheric Two-Way coupled model system on the predictability of extratropical cyclones, In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Abstract Nr. EGU2016-16589 

Höschel, I., Schuster, M., Grieger, J., and Ulbrich, U. (2016): Influence of prolonged Anomalies in North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature on Winter Windstorms, In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Abstract Nr. EGU2016-7515 

Schuster, M., Thürkow, M., Weiher, S., Kirchner, I., Ulbrich, U., and Will, A. (2016): Improved seasonal predictability of extra-tropical cyclones in a Two-Way Coupled Atmosphere Ocean Model, In Kurzfassungen der Meteorologentagung DACH, Abstract Nr. DACH2016-90 

Thürkow, M., Kirchner, I., Schuster, M., Ulbrich, U., Weiher, S., and Will, A. (2016): Perspektiven der Modellierung atmosphärischer Skalenwechselwirkung - DIE Zwei-Wege Kopplung, In Kurzfassungen der Meteorologentagung DACH, Abstract Nr. DACH2016-80

2015

Ulbrich, U., Grieger, J., Schuster, M., Kuhnel, I. (2015): Variability of the relation of the North Atlantic Oscillation and European winter windstorms during the last millennium, Prague, 26th IUGG General Assembly 2015 

Grieger, J., Schuster, M., Höschel, I., Ulbrich, U. (2015): Winter windstorms during the last millennium and their relationship to NAO and AMV, Bern, 5th Conference on European Storms, http://www.oeschger.unibe.ch/events/conferences/storm/abstracts.pdf

2014

Schuster, M., Donat, M., Grieger, J., Leckebusch, G.C., Ulbrich, U. (2014): Climate change of Southern Hemisphere cyclone activity and its possible mechanisms, Geophysical Research Abstracts. - 16, Abstract Nr. EGU2014-4041-1 

Grieger, J., Leckebusch, G.C., Donat, M., Schuster, M., Ulbrich, U. (2014): Southern Hemisphere winter cyclone activity under recent and future climate conditions in multi-model AOGCM simulations, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3917

2013

Ulbrich, U., Leckebusch, G.C., Grieger, J., Schuster, M., Akperov, M., Bardin, M.Y., Feng, Y., Gulev, S., Inatsu, M., Keay, K., Kew, S.F., Liberato, M.L.R., Lionello, P., Mokhov, I.I., Neu, U., Pinto, J.G., Raible, C., Reale, M., Rudeva, I., Simmonds, I., Tilinina, N.D., Trigo, I.F., Ulbrich, S., Wang, X.L., Wernli, H. and the IMILAST team (2013): Are Greenhouse Gas Signals of Northern Hemisphere winter extra-tropical cyclone activity dependent on the identification and tracking methodology?, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 22(1), 61-68, DOI: 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0420 

Neu, U., Akperov, M.G., Bellenbaum, N., Benestad, R., Blender, R., Caballero, R., Cocozza, A., Dacre, H.F., Feng, Y., Fraedrich, K., Grieger, J., Gulev, S., Hanley, J., Hewson, T., Inatsu, M., Keay, K., Kew, S.F., Kindem, I., Leckebusch, G.C., Liberato, M.L.R., Lionello, P., Mokhov, I.I., Pinto, J.G., Raible, C.C., Reale, M., Rudeva, I., Schuster, M., Simmonds, I., Sinclair, M., Sprenger, M., Tilinina, N.D., Trigo, I.F., Ulbrich, S., Ulbrich, U., Wang, X.L., Wernli, H. (2013): IMILAST - a community effort to intercompare extratropical cyclone detection and tracking algorithms, BAMS, 94(4), 529-547, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00154.1


Others:

MesoTel Schlussbericht Sonstige Veröffentlichung Verbundprojekt MiKlip-MesoTel - Mesoskalige Entwicklung von Stürmen auf der Nordhemisphäre, Telekonnexionen und die inter-annuelle Klimavorhersage - Teilprojekt 2 - Modul C : Schlussbericht Schuster, M., Thürkow, M., Kirchner, I., Ulbrich, U.