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Moisture Transport Pathways and Isotopologues in Water Vapour


FU Berlin in Cooperation with ETH Zürich and Karlsruher Institute of Technology

Research Team:

Fabienne Dahinden, Franziska Aemisegger and Heini Wernli (ETH Zürich), Christopher Diekmann, Matthias Schneider and Peter Knippertz (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Stephan Pfahl (FU Berlin)


Funded by the Swiss National Funds and the German Research Foundation

Moisture transport pathways and processes over the subtropical North Atlantic and Africa are investigated based on a combination of remote sensing observations and model simulations of the isotopic composition of atmospheric water vapour. In this way, it will be evaluated if such isotope observations can serve as additional constraints on the representation of the subtropical water cycle in numerical models.