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Dr. Lena Kritten

Institut für Meteorologie

AG Strahlung & Fernerkundung

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10
Raum 153 (Altbau)
12165 Berlin


since 2016 Postdoc at the Institute of Space Sciences, now AG Radiation and Remote Sensing, FU Berlin

2014 – 2016: Maternity leave with twins

2012 - 2014: Postdoc at the Institute of Space Sciences, FU Berlin

2011 – 2012: Maternity leave

2009 – 2010: Postdoc at the Institute of Environmental Physics, Heidelberg University

2006 – 2009: PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Physics, Heidelberg University

2004 – 2006: Scientific worker at the Institute of Environmental Physics, Heidelberg University

2003 – 2004: Diploma thesis at the Institute of Environmental Physics, Heidelberg University

1999 – 2003: Study of Physics at the University of Heidelberg


  • Ocean Colour Fernerkundung
  • Strahlungstransport
  • Bio-optische Modelle

Kritten, L.; Preusker, R.; Fischer, J. A New Retrieval of Sun-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Water from Ocean Colour Measurements Applied on OLCI L-1b and L-2. Remote Sens., 12, 3949. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12233949, 2020

Kritten, L., Preusker, R., Brockmann, C., Fincke, T., Koponen, S., and Fischer, J.: Water remote sensing reflectance from radiative transfer simulations on a global scale of Inherent Optical Properties, Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2018-5, in review, 2018.

Kritten, Lena; Preusker, Rene; Fischer, Jürgen. Database with remote-sensing-reflectances from Radiative Transfer Modelling. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. https://doi.org/10.1594/WDCC/LUT_for_WDC_I, 2017

Kritten, L., A. Butz, M.P. Chipperfield, M. Dorf, S. Dohmse, R. Hossaini, H. Oelhaf, C. Prados-Roman, G. Wetzel, and K. Pfeilsticker, Constraining the N2O5 absorption cross-section from spectroscopic measurements in the tropical mid-stratosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9555–9566, doi: 10.5194/acp-14-9555-2014, 2014.

Kreycy, S., Camy-Peyret, C., Chipperfield, M. P., Dorf, M., Feng,W., Hossaini, R., Kritten, L., Werner, B., and Pfeilsticker, K.: Atmospheric test of the J(BrONO2)/kBrO+NO2ratio: implications for total stratospheric Bry and bromine-mediated ozone loss, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6263–6274, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6263-2013, 2013.

Deutschmann, T., Beirle, S., Frieß, U., Grzegorski, M., Kern, C., Kritten, L., Platt, U., Prados-Roman, C., Pukite, J., Wagner, T., Werner, B., Pfeilsticker, K.: The Monte Carlo atmospheric radiative transfer model McArtim: Introduction and validation of Jacobians and 3D features, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Volume 112, Issue 6, 2011.

Prados-Roman, C., Butz, A., Deutschmann, T., Dorf, M., Kritten, L., Minikin, A., Platt, U., Schlager, H., Sihler, H., Theys, N., Van Roozendael, M., Wagner, T., and Pfeilsticker, K.: Airborne DOAS limb measurements of tropospheric trace gas profiles: case study on the profile retrieval of O4 and BrO, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 3925-3969, doi:10.5194/amtd-3-3925-2010, 2010. 

Kritten, L., Butz, A., Dorf, M., Deutschmann, T., Kühl, S., Prados-Roman, C., Puķīte, J., Rozanov, A., Schofield, R., and Pfeilsticker, K.: Balloon-borne limb measurements of the diurnal variation of UV/vis absorbing radicals – a case study on NO2 and O3, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 3, 431-468, doi:10.5194/amtd-3-431-2010, 2010.

Butz, A., Bösch, H., Camy-Peyret, C., Chipperfield, M. P., Dorf, M., Kreycy, S., Kritten, L., Prados-Román, C., Schwärzle, J., and Pfeilsticker, K.: Constraints on inorganic gaseous iodine in the tropical upper troposphere and stratosphere inferred from balloon-borne solar occultation observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7229-7242, doi:10.5194/acp-9-7229-2009, 2009.

Dorf, M., Butz, A., Camy-Peyret, C., Chipperfield, M. P., Kritten, L., and Pfeilsticker, K.: Bromine in the tropical troposphere and stratosphere as derived from balloon-borne BrO observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 7265-7271, doi:10.5194/acp-8-7265-2008, 2008.