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Peer-reviewed articles published during W2W that are relevant to the collaborative research center but that are not within the framework of W2W are listed here.


  • Sioni, F., S. Davolio, F. Grazzini, and L. Giovannini: Revisiting the atmospheric dynamics of the two century floods over north-eastern Italy, Atmos. Res.286, 106662, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2023.106662. (Link to online article)


  • Dolores-Tesillos, E., Teubler, F., and Pfahl, S.: Future changes in North Atlantic winter cyclones in CESM-LE – Part 1: Cyclone intensity, potential vorticity anomalies, and horizontal wind speed, Weather Clim. Dynam., 3, 429–448, doi:10.5194/wcd-3-429-2022. (Link to online article).
  • Magnusson, L., Ackerley, D., Bouteloup, Y., Chen, J.-H., Doyle, J., Earnshaw, P., Kwon, Y. C., Köhler, M., Lang, S. T. K., Lim, Y.-J., Matsueda, M., Matsunobu, T., McTaggart-Cowan, R., Reinecke, A., Yamaguchi, M., and Zhou, L.: Skill of medium-range forecast models using the same initial conditions, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., Early online. (Link to online article)
  • Mühr, B., L. Eisenstein, J. G. Pinto, P. Knippertz, S. Mohr, and M. Kunz: CEDIM Forensic Disaster Analysis Group (FDA): Winter storm series: Ylenia, Zeynep, Antonia (int: Dudley, Eunice, Franklin) February 2022 (NW & Central Europe) (Short Report), doi: 10.5445/IR/1000143470. (Link to online document)


  • Dorninger, M., Ghelli, A. and Lerch, S.: Editorial: Special collection on recent developments and application examples on forecast verification Meteorological Applications, 27(4): e1934, doi: 10.1002/met.1934. (Link to online document)


  • Attinger, R., J. H. Keller, M. Köhler, J. Riboldi, and C. M. Grams: Representation of atmospheric blocking in the new global non-hydrostatic weather prediction model ICON, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 28, 429–446, doi:10.1127/metz/2019/0967. (Link to online article)
  • Beerli, R., and C. M. Grams: Stratospheric modulation of the large-scale circulation in the Atlantic–European region and its implications for surface weather events, Q. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., 145, 3732–3750, doi:10.1002/qj.3653. (Link to online article)
  • Büeler, D. and Pfahl, S.: Potential vorticity diagnostics to quantify effects of latent heating in extratropical cyclones. Part II: application to idealized climate change simulations, J. Atmospheric Sci., doi:10.1175/JAS-D-18-0342.1. (Link to online article)
  • Catto, J. L., D. Ackerley, J. F. Booth, A. J. Champion, B. A. Colle, S. Pfahl, J. G. Pinto, J. F. Quinting, and C. Seiler: The Future of Midlatitude Cyclones, Curr. Clim. Change Rep., doi:10.1007/s40641-019-00149-4. (Link to online article)
  • Pasquier, J. T., Pfahl, S., and Grams, C. M.: Modulation of Atmospheric River Occurrence and Associated Precipitation Extremes in the North Atlantic Region by European Weather Regimes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46 (2), 1014–1023, doi:10.1029/2018GL081194. (Link to online article)
  • Pohorsky, R., Röthlisberger, M., Grams, C. M., Riboldi, J., and Martius, O.: The climatological impact of recurving North Atlantic tropical cyclones on downstream extreme precipitation events, Mon. Weather Rev., doi:10.1175/MWR-D-18-0195.1. (Link to online article)
  • Quinting, J. and F., Vitart, F.: Representation of synoptic-scale Rossby Wave Packets and Blocking in the S2S Prediction Project Database, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46 (2), 1070–1078, doi:10.1029/2018GL081381. (Link to online article)
  • Quinting, J. F., Reeder, M. J., and Catto, J. L.: The intensity and motion of hybrid cyclones in the Australian region in a composite potential vorticity framework, Q. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.3430. (Link to online article)
  • Quinting, J. F., Catto, J. L., and Reeder, M. J.: Synoptic climatology of hybrid cyclones in the Australian region, Q. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.3431. (Link to online article)


  • Grams, C. M., Magnusson, L., and Madonna, E.: An atmospheric dynamics' perspective on the amplification and propagation of forecast error in numerical weather prediction models: a case study, Q. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., 144 (717), 2577–2591, doi:10.1002/qj.3353. (Link to online article)
  • Hirt, M., L. Schielicke, A. Müller, and P. Névir: Statistics and dynamics of blockings with a point vortex model, Tellus A, 70:1, 1458565, doi:10.1080/16000870.2018.1458565. (Link to online article)
  • Papritz L., and Grams C. M.: Linking Low‐Frequency Large‐Scale Circulation Patterns to Cold Air Outbreak Formation in the Northeastern North Atlantic, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 2542–2553, doi:10.1002/2017GL076921. (Link to online article)
  • Quinting, J. F., Parker, T. J., and Reeder, M. J.: Two Synoptic Routes to Subtropical Heat Waves as Illustrated in the Brisbane Region of Australia, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 10, 700–10, 708, doi:10.1029/2018GL079261. (Link to online article)
  • Riboldi, J., M. Röthlisberger, and C. M. Grams: Rossby wave initiation by recurving tropical cyclones in the western North Pacific, Mon. Wea. Rev., early online release, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0219.1. (Link to online article)
  • Schaller, N., Sillmann, J., Anstey, J., Fischer, E. M., Grams, C. M., and Russo, S.: Influence of blocking on Northern European and Western Russian heatwaves in large climate model ensembles External Link, Environ. Res. Lett., 13 (5), Art.Nr. 054015, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaba55. (Link to online article)


  • Binder, H., M. Boettcher, C. M. Grams, H. Joos, S. Pfahl, and H. Wernli: Exceptional Air Mass Transport and Dynamical Drivers of an Extreme Wintertime Arctic Warm Event, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL075841. (Link to online article)
  • Lerch, S., T. L. Thorarinsdottir, F. Ravazzolo, and T. Gneiting: Forecaster’s Dilemma: Extreme Events and Forecast Evaluation, Statist. Sci., 32 (1), 106-127, doi:10.1214/16-STS588. (Link to online article)
  • Sprenger, M., G. Fragkoulidis, H. Binder, M. Croci-Maspoli, P. Graf, C. M. Grams, P. Knippertz, E. Madonna, S. Schemm, B. Skerlak, and H. Wernli: Global climatologies of Eulerian and Lagrangian flow features based on ERA-Interim, BAMS, 1739-1748, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00299.1. (Link to online article)


  • Arnault, J., Knoche, R., Hui, J., and Kunstmann, H.: Evaporation tagging and atmospheric water budget analysis with WRF: A regional precipitation recycling study for West Africa, Water Resour. Res., doi: 10.1002/2015WR017704. (Link to online article)
  • Arnault, J., Wagner, S., Rummler, T., Fersch, B., Bliefernicht, J., Andresen, S., and Kunstmann, H.: Role of runoff-infiltration partitioning and resolved overland flow on land-atmosphere feedbacks: A case-study with the WRF-Hydro coupled modelling system for West Africa, J. Hydrometeor., doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-15-0089.1. (Link to online article)
  • Baran, S., and Lerch, S.: Mixture EMOS model for calibrating ensemble forecasts of wind speed, Environmetrics, 27(2), 116-130, doi: 10.1002/env.2380. (Link to online article)
  • Haslehner, M., Janjic, T., and Craig, G.C.: Testing particle filters on simple convective scale models Part l: A stochastic cloud model, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 141, doi:10.1002/qj.2745. (Link to online article)
  • Haslehner, M., Janjic T., and Craig G. C.: Testing particle filters on convective scale models. Part II: A modified shallow water model, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 142, 1628-1646, doi: 10.1002/qj.2757. (Link to online article)
  • Heinze et al.: Large-eddy simulations over Germany using ICON: A comprehensive evaluation, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 143, 69-100, doi: 10.1002/qj.2947. (Link to online article)
  • Junkermann, W., Vogel, B., and Bangert, M.: Ultrafine particles over Germany – an aerial survey, Tellus B, 68, 29250, doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v68.29250. (Link to online article)
  • Nisi, L., O. Martius, A. Hering, M. Kunz, U. Germann: Spatial and temporal distribution of hailstorms in the Alpine region: a long-term, high-resolution, radar-based analysis, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 142, 1590-1604, doi: 10.1002/qj.2771. (Link to online article)
  • Puskeiler, M., M. Kunz and M. Schmidberger: Hail statistics over Germany derived from single-polarization Radar Data, Atmos. Res., 178-179, 459-470, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.04.014. (Link to online article)
  • Punge, H.J. and M. Kunz: Hail observations and hailstorm characteristics in Europe Europe: A review, Atmos Res., 176–177, 159–184, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.02.012. (Link to online article)
  • Redl, R., Knippertz, P., and Fink, A.H.: Weakening and moistening of the summertime Saharan heat low through convective cold pools from the Atlas Mountains, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 3907-3928, doi: 10.1002/2015JD024443. (Link to online article)
  • Simmer, C., et al.: HErZ: The German Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather research. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 1057-1068, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00227.1. (Link to online article)