• 2018 International Atmospheric Rivers Conference : Multi‐disciplinary studies and high‐impact applications of atmospheric rivers 

      Ramos, Alexandre; Wilson, Anna; DeFlorio, Michael; Barnes, Elizabeth A.; Garreaud, Rene; Gorodetskaya, Irina V.; Lavers, David A; Moore, Benjamin; Payne, Ashley; Smallcomb, Chris; Sodemann, Harald; Wehner, Michael; Ralph, Fred Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-26)
      Atmospheric rivers (ARs) play a vital role in shaping the hydroclimate of many regions globally, and can substantially impact water resource management, emergency response planning, and other socioeconomic entities. The ...
    • Assessing the Sampling Quality of a Low-Tech Low-Budget Volume-Based Rainfall Sampler for Stable Isotope Analysis 

      Fischer, Benjamin M C; Aemisegger, Franziska; Graf, Pascal; Sodemann, Harald; Seibert, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-27)
      To better understand the small-scale variability of rainfall and its isotopic composition it is advantageous to utilize rain samplers which are at the same time low-cost, low-tech, robust, and precise with respect to the ...
    • Characterising the local and intense water cycle during a cold air outbreak in the Nordic Seas 

      Papritz, Lukas; Sodemann, Harald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Air masses in marine cold air outbreaks (CAOs) at high latitudes undergo a remarkable diabatic transformation because of the uptake of heat and moisture from the ocean surface, and the formation of precipitation. In this ...
    • Correcting the impact of the isotope composition on the mixing ratio dependency of water vapour isotope measurements with cavity ring-down spectrometers 

      Weng, Yongbiao; Touzeau, Alexandra; Sodemann, Harald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Recent advances in laser spectroscopy enable high-frequency in situ measurements of the isotope composition of water vapour. At low water vapour mixing ratios, however, the measured stable water isotope composition can be ...
    • Differential absorption lidar for water vapor isotopologues in the 1.98 μm spectral region: Sensitivity analysis with respect to regional atmospheric variability 

      Hamperl, Jonas; Capitaine, Clément; Dherbecourt, Jean-Baptiste; Raybaut, Myriam; Chazette, Patrick; Totems, Julien; Grouiez, Bruno; Régalia, Laurence; Santagata, Rosa; Evesque, Corinne; Melkonian, Jean-Michel; Godard, Antoine; Seidl, Andrew; Sodemann, Harald; Flamant, Cyrille (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Laser active remote sensing of tropospheric water vapor is a promising technology to complement passive observational means in order to enhance our understanding of processes governing the global hydrological cycle. In ...
    • Experimental investigation of the stable water isotope distribution in an Alpine lake environment (L-WAIVE) 

      Chazette, Patrick; Flamant, Cyrille; Sodemann, Harald; Totems, Julien; Monod, Anne; Dieudonné, Elsa; Baron, Alexandre; Seidl, Andrew Walter; Steen-Larsen, Hans Christian; Doira, Pascal; Durand, Amandine; Ravier, Sylvain (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In order to gain understanding on the vertical structure of atmospheric water vapour above mountain lakes and to assess its link with the isotopic composition of the lake water and with small-scale dynamics (i.e. valley ...
    • High-resolution stable isotope signature of a land-falling atmospheric river in southern Norway 

      Weng, Yongbiao; Johannessen, Aina Marie; Sodemann, Harald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Heavy precipitation at the west coast of Norway is often connected to elongated meridional structures of high integrated water vapour transport known as atmospheric rivers (ARs). Here we present high-resolution measurements ...
    • The Iceland Greenland seas project 

      Renfrew, Ian Alasdair; Pickart, RS; Våge, Kjetil; Moore, GWK; Bracegirdle, TJ; Elvidge, AD; Jeansson, Emil; Lachlan-Cope, T; McRaven, LT; Papritz, L; Reuder, Joachim; Sodemann, Harald; Terpstra, Annick; Waterman, S; Valdimarsson, H; Weiss, A; Almansi, M; Bahr, F; Brakstad, Ailin; Barrell, C; Brooke, JK; Brooks, BJ; Brooks, IM; Brooks, ME; Bruvik, Erik Magnus; Duscha, Christiane; Fer, Ilker; Golid, Heidi M.; Hallerstig, Matilda; Hessevik, Idar; Huang, J; Houghton, L; Jonsson, S; Jonassen, Marius Opsanger; Jackson, Kristin; Kvalsund, Karsten; Kolstad, Erik Wilhelm; Konstali, Kjersti; Kristiansen, Jørn; Ladkin, R; Lin, P; MacRander, A; Mitchell, A; Olafsson, H; Pacini, A; Payne, C; Palmason, B; Perez-Hernandez, MD; Peterson, Algot Kristoffer; Petersen, GN; Pisareva, MN; Pope, JO; Seidl, Andrew; Semper, Stefanie; Sergeev, D; Skjelsvik, Silje; Søiland, Henrik; Smith, D; Spall, MA; Spengler, Thomas; Touzeau, Alexandra; Tupper, G; Weng, Yongbiao; Williams, KD; Yang, X; Zhou, Shenjie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The Iceland Greenland Seas Project (IGP) is a coordinated atmosphere–ocean research program investigating climate processes in the source region of the densest waters of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. ...
    • Lagrangian matches between observations from aircraft, lidar and radar in a warm conveyor belt crossing orography 

      Boettcher, Maxi; Schäfler, Andreas; Sprenger, Michael; Sodemann, Harald; Kaufmann, Stefan; Voigt, Christiane; Schlager, Hans; Summa, Donato; DI Girolamo, Paolo; Nerini, Daniele; Germann, Urs; Wernli, Heini (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Warm conveyor belts (WCBs) are important airstreams in extratropical cyclones, often leading to the formation of intense precipitation and the amplification of upper-level ridges. This study presents a case study that ...
    • The Lagrangian particle dispersion model FLEXPART version 10.4 

      Pisso, Ignacio; Sollum, Espen; Grythe, Henrik; Kristiansen, Nina Iren; Cassiani, Massimo; Eckhardt, Sabine; Arnold, Delia; Morton, Don; Thompson, Rona Louise; Zwaaftink, Christine Groot; Evangeliou, Nikolaos; Sodemann, Harald; Haimberger, Leopold; Henne, Stephan; Brunner, Dominik; Burkhart, John; Fouilloux, Anne Claire; Brioude, Jerome; Philipp, Anne; Seibert, Petra; Stohl, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-02)
      The Lagrangian particle dispersion model FLEXPART in its original version in the mid-1990s was designed for calculating the long-range and mesoscale dispersion of hazardous substances from point sources, such as those ...
    • Linking Sub-Tropical Evaporation and Extreme Precipitation Over East Antarctica: An Atmospheric River Case Study 

      Terpstra, Annick; Gorodetskaya, Irina V.; Sodemann, Harald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      We investigate an intense snowfall event between 15 and 18 February 2011 over the East Antarctic coastal region which contributed to roughly 24% of the annual snow accumulation. The event was previously associated with an ...
    • Meridional and vertical variations of the water vapour isotopic composition in the marine boundary layer over the Atlantic and Southern Ocean 

      Thurnherr, Iris; Kozachek, Anna V.; Graf, Pascal; Weng, Yongbiao; Bolshiyanov, Dimitri Yu.; Landwehr, Sebastian; Pfahl, Stephan; Schmale, Julia; Sodemann, Harald; Steen-Larsen, Hans Christian; Toffoli, Alessandro; Wernli, Heini; Aemisegger, Franziska (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Stable water isotopologues (SWIs) are useful tracers of moist diabatic processes in the atmospheric water cycle. They provide a framework to analyse moist processes on a range of timescales from large-scale moisture transport ...
    • A new interpretative framework for below-cloud effects on stable water isotopes in vapour and rain 

      Graf, Pascal; Wernli, Heini; Pfahl, Stephan; Sodemann, Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-22)
      Raindrops interact with water vapour in ambient air while sedimenting from the cloud base to the ground. They constantly exchange water molecules with the environment and, in sub-saturated air, they evaporate partially or ...
    • North Atlantic storm track changes during the Last Glacial Maximum recorded by Alpine speleothems 

      Luetscher, Marc; Boch, Ronny; Sodemann, Harald; Spötl, Christoph; Cheng, Hai; Edwards, Roger Lawrence; Frisia, Silvia; Hof, Florian; Müller, Wolfgang A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-02-27)
      The European Alps are an effective barrier for meridional moisture transport and are thus uniquely placed to record shifts in the North Atlantic storm track pattern associated with the waxing and waning of Late-Pleistocene ...
    • The North Atlantic waveguide and downstream impact experiment 

      Schäfler, Andreas; Craig, George; Wernli, Heini; Arbogast, Philippe; Doyle, James D.; McTaggart-Cowan, Ron; Methven, John; Rivière, Gwendal; Ament, Felix; Boettcher, Maxi; Bramberger, Martina; Cazenave, Quitterie; Cotton, Richard; Crewell, Susannne; Delanoë, Julien; Dörnbrack, Andreas; Ehrlich, André; Ewald, Florian; Fix, Andreas; Grams, Christian M.; Gray, Suzanne L.; Grob, Johannes; Groß, Silke; Hagen, Martin; Harvey, Ben; Hirsch, Lutz; Jacob, Marek; Kölling, Tobias; Konow, Heike; Lemmerz, Christian; Lux, Oliver; Magnusson, Linus; Mayer, Bernhard; Mech, Mario; Moore, Richard; Pelon, Jacques; Quinting, Julian; Rahm, Stephan; Rapp, Markus; Rautenhaus, Marc; Reitebuch, Oliver; Reynolds, Carlolyn A.; Sodemann, Harald; Spengler, Thomas; Vaughan, Geraint; Wendisch, Manfred; Wirth, Martin; Witschas, Benjamin; Wolf, Kevin; Zinner, Tobias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      The North Atlantic Waveguide and Downstream Impact Experiment (NAWDEX) explored the impact of diabatic processes on disturbances of the jet stream and their influence on downstream high-impact weather through the deployment ...
    • On the utility of individual tendency output: Revealing interactions between parameterized processes during a marine cold air outbreak 

      Kähnert, Marvin; Sodemann, Harald; de Rooy, Wim; Valkonen, Teresa Maaria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Forecasts of marine cold air outbreaks critically rely on the interplay of multiple parameterization schemes to represent subgrid-scale processes, including shallow convection, turbulence, and microphysics. Even though ...
    • The role of land and ocean evaporation on the variability of precipitation in the Yangtze River valley 

      Fremme, Astrid Kristine; Sodemann, Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06-04)
      The Yangtze River valley (YRV) experiences large intraseasonal and interannual precipitation variability, which is mainly due to East Asian monsoon influence. The East Asian monsoon is caused by interaction of many processes ...
    • A role play discussion exercise as a challenging learning activity 

      Sodemann, Harald (UPED-skrift, Working paper, 2016)
    • Synoptic Conditions and Moisture Sources Actuating Extreme Precipitation in Nepal 

      Bohlinger, Patrik; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Sodemann, Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-12)
      Despite the vast literature on heavy‐precipitation events in South Asia, synoptic conditions and moisture sources related to extreme precipitation in Nepal have not been addressed systematically. We investigate two types ...