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Working atmosphere in Seminar Room II.

Working atmosphere in Seminar Room II.
Image Credit: Gregor Pittke

Prof. Dr. Pfahl's working group will invite Bachelor and Master students to take part in their weekly meetings.

In addition, students are given the opportunity to actively participate in research and, for example, write their final thesis (see Topics).

The working group meets every Tuesday at 2 pm. See bellow for a detailed schedule and how to take part.




Summer semester 2023

Physical Climatology (B.Sc.)

Mon.10:00-12:00 (V), Mon.14:00-16:00 (Ü)

Stephan Pfahl (V), Michael Thomas (Ü)

Models for Weather and Environment (M.Sc.)

Mon.14:00-16:00 (Ü), Fri.08:00-10:00 (V), Fri.10:00-12:00 (S)

Stephan Pfahl (V+S), Timothy Butler, Martijn Schaap (V), Ingo Kirchner (Ü)

Applied Programming for Weather Modelling (M.Sc.)


Ingo Kirchner


Group Meetings-Seminar

The group meetings take place every Tuesday at 2 pm as a hybrid event.

Spaces: Met. Institute, Seminar Room II (NB,2 / R.194) and additionally as WebEx-Meeting.

To take part, please contact Stephan Pfahl

>> for complete List


Meeting ?

Presentation/ Special topic


( hybrid )

"Turbulent transport of momentum and heat in the atmospheric surface layer: new perspectives on an old subject" by Dan Li


( hybrid )

"Using Koopman methods to diagnose the interaction between the QBO and the annual cycle" by Claire Valva

"Using and interpreting data drive methods to parameterize unresolved gravity wave momentum transport" by Dave Connelly


( hybrid )

Paper club: Moderator Kalpana Hamal


( hybrid )

"Using transition path theory to understand blocking in an idealized model" by Huan Zhang


( hybrid )

Paper club: Moderator George Pacey

Update: 30.05.2023


Final Thesis

Here you will find topics for the final thesis

>>Thesis catalog