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    • Extension of the plasma radiation database PARADE for the analysis of meteor spectra 

      Loehle, StefanORCIDiD; Eberhart, Martin; Zander, Fabian; Meindl, Arne; Rudawska, Regina; Koschny, Detlef; Zender, Joe; Dantowitz, Ron; Jenniskens, PeterORCIDiD (Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 2021-02-03)
      Abstract The advancement in the acquisition of spectral data from meteors, as well as the capability to analyze meteoritic entries in ground testing facilities, requires the assessment of the performance of software tools ...
    • Statistical Forecasts for the Occurrence of Precipitation Outperform Global Models over Northern Tropical Africa 

      Vogel, Peter; Knippertz, PeterORCIDiD; Gneiting, TilmannORCIDiD; Fink, Andreas H.ORCIDiD; Klar, Manuel; Schlueter, AndreasORCIDiD (Geophysical Research Letters, 2021-02-02)
      Abstract Short‐term global ensemble predictions of rainfall currently have no skill over northern tropical Africa when compared to simple climatology‐based forecasts, even after sophisticated statistical postprocessing. ...
    • The Boulder Population of Asteroid 4 Vesta: Size‐Frequency Distribution and Survival Time 

      Schröder, Stefan E.ORCIDiD; Carsenty, UriORCIDiD; Hauber, ErnstORCIDiD; Schulzeck, Franziska; Raymond, Carol A.ORCIDiD; Russell, Christopher T.ORCIDiD (Earth and Space Science, 2021-01-26)
      Abstract Dawn's framing camera observed boulders on the surface of Vesta when the spacecraftwas in its lowest orbit (Low Altitude Mapping Orbit, LAMO). We identified, measured, and mapped boulders in LAMO images, which ...
    • Sensitivity and depth of investigation from Monte Carlo ensemble statistics 

      Bobe, Christin; Keller, Johannes; Vijver, Ellen Van De (Geophysical Prospecting, 2021-01-26)
      ABSTRACT For many geophysical measurements, such as direct current or electromagnetic induction methods, information fades away with depth. This has to be taken into account when interpreting models estimated from such ...
    • Stick‐Slip Tremor Beneath an Alpine Glacier 

      Umlauft, J.; Lindner, F.; Roux, P.; Mikesell, T. D.; Haney, M. M.; Korn, M.; Walter, F. T. (Geophysical Research Letters, 2021-01-25)
      Abstract Sliding of glacial ice over its base is typically described by a frictionless or slowly deforming bed. This view is challenged by recent seismic observations of stick‐slip motion at the ice‐bed interface. We revisit ...
    • Extreme precipitation events in the Mediterranean: Spatiotemporal characteristics and connection to large‐scale atmospheric flow patterns 

      Mastrantonas, NikolaosORCIDiD; Herrera‐Lormendez, Pedro; Magnusson, LinusORCIDiD; Pappenberger, FlorianORCIDiD; Matschullat, JörgORCIDiD (International Journal of Climatology, 2021-01-25)
      Abstract The Mediterranean region is strongly affected by extreme precipitation events (EPEs), sometimes leading to severe negative impacts on society, economy, and the environment. Understanding such natural hazards and ...
    • Geothermal Convection and Double Diffusion Based on Profiling Floats in the Black Sea 

      Stanev, E. V.ORCIDiD; Chtirkova, B.ORCIDiD; Peneva, E.ORCIDiD (Geophysical Research Letters, 2021-01-25)
      Abstract Here, we revisit the existing concepts of the vertical structure of deep layers in the Black Sea using data from sensors deployed on profiling floats. The deep transition layer (DTL) between 700 and 1,700 m acts ...
    • High‐Frequency (6 Hz) PKPab Precursors and Their Sensitivity to Deep Earth Heterogeneity 

      Sens‐Schönfelder, C.; Bataille, K.; Bianchi, M.ORCIDiD (Geophysical Research Letters, 2021-01-22)
      Abstract We present observations on a new precursory phase of seismic waves scattered in the deep Earth. This phase arrives prior to the PKPab wave at epicentral distances larger than 155°, and we call it PKPab precursor. ...
    • Auroral Arcs: The Fracture Theory Revisited 

      Haerendel, GerhardORCIDiD (Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 2021-01-15)
      Abstract The fracture theory for auroral arcs, developed by the author since 1980, compares the decoupling of the magnetic field from the ionosphere by the auroral acceleration region (AAR) with the breaking of a solid ...
    • Pre‐instrumental summer precipitation variability in northwestern Greece from a high‐elevation Pinus heldreichii network 

      Esper, JanORCIDiD; Konter, Oliver; Klippel, LaraORCIDiD; Krusic, Paul J.; Büntgen, Ulf (International Journal of Climatology, 2021-01-10)
      Abstract The spatiotemporal variability of precipitation is of vital importance to Mediterranean ecology and economy, but pre‐instrumental changes are not well understood. Here, we present a millennial‐length June–July ...
    • Deformation Memory in the Lithosphere: A Comparison of Damage‐dependent Weakening and Grain‐Size Sensitive Rheologies 

      Fuchs, Lukas; Becker, Thorsten W. (Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 2021-01-04)
      Abstract Strain localization in the lithosphere and the formation, evolution, and maintenance of resulting plate boundaries play a crucial role in plate tectonics and thermo‐chemical mantle convection. Previously activated ...
    • The seismological signature of cyclonic storms through the ears of a sensor array 

      Pelaez, Julián; Becker, DirkORCIDiD; Hadziioannou, CélineORCIDiD (2021)
      Under certain conditions, ocean surface gravity waves (SGW) interact with the seafloor underneath to trigger relatively faint but measurable seismic waves known as ocean microseisms. Cyclonic storms (e.g. hurricanes, ...
    • Erdbebenkatalog Thüringen und angrenzende Gebiete von 841 bis 2020 

      Ziegert, Albrecht (2021)
      Die Erdbeben in Thüringen und angrenzenden Gebieten aus den Jahren von 841 bis 2020 werden zusammengestellt. Damit wird für dieses Gebiet ein schneller Überblick über die Seismizität ermöglicht. In dieser, nunmehr letzten ...
    • Tectono‐Magmatic, Sedimentary, and Hydrothermal History of Arsinoes and Pyrrhae Chaos, Mars 

      Luzzi, Erica; Rossi, Angelo Pio; Carli, Cristian; Altieri, Francesca (Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 2020-12-23)
      Abstract Arsinoes and Pyrrhae Chaos are two adjacent chaotic terrains located east of Valles Marineris and west of Arabia Terra, on Mars. In this work, we produced a morpho‐stratigraphic map of the area, characterized by ...
    • Stable Isotope Composition of Cyclone Mekunu Rainfall, Southern Oman 

      Müller, ThomasORCIDiD; Friesen, JanORCIDiD; Weise, Stephan M.; Al Abri, Omar; Bait Said, Ali Bakhit Ali; Michelsen, NilsORCIDiD (Water Resources Research, 2020-12-14)
      Abstract Cyclone Mekunu hit the southern Arabian Peninsula in late May 2018 and brought rainfall amounts that accounted for up to 6 times the mean annual precipitation. Coming from the Arabian Sea, a quite underdocumented ...
    • Shear Instability and Turbulence Within a Submesoscale Front Following a Storm 

      Carpenter, Jeffrey R.ORCIDiD; Rodrigues, Arthur; Schultze, Larissa K. P.ORCIDiD; Merckelbach, Lucas M.; Suzuki, NobuhiroORCIDiD; Baschek, Burkard; Umlauf, LarsORCIDiD (Geophysical Research Letters, 2020-12-10)
      Abstract Narrow baroclinic fronts are observed in the surface mixed layer (SML) of the Baltic Sea following an autumn storm. The fronts are subjected to hydrodynamic instabilities that lead to submesoscale and turbulent ...
    • Severe thunderstorms with large hail across Germany in June 2019 

      Wilhelm, JannikORCIDiD; Mohr, SusannaORCIDiD; Punge, Heinz Jürgen; Mühr, Bernhard; Schmidberger, Manuel; Daniell, James E.; Bedka, Kristopher M.; Kunz, MichaelORCIDiD (Weather, 2020-12-07)
      From 10 to 12 June 2019, severe thunderstorms affected large parts of Germany. Hail larger than golf ball size caused considerable damage, especially in the Munich area where losses amount to EUR 1 billion. This event thus ...
    • Local Earthquake Tomography at Los Humeros Geothermal Field (Mexico) 

      Toledo, T.; Gaucher, E.; Jousset, P.; Jentsch, A.; Haberland, C.; Maurer, H.; Krawczyk, C.; Calò, M.; Figueroa, A. (Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 2020-12-07)
      Abstract A passive seismic experiment using 25 broadband and 20 short‐period stations was conducted between September 2017 and September 2018 at Los Humeros geothermal field, an important natural laboratory for superhot ...
    • Spatiotemporal Variability of the Southern Annular Mode and its Influence on Antarctic Surface Temperatures 

      Wachter, PaulORCIDiD; Beck, ChristophORCIDiD; Philipp, AndreasORCIDiD; Höppner, KathrinORCIDiD; Jacobeit, Jucundus (Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2020-12-05)
      Abstract The Southern Annular Mode (SAM) is the predominant atmospheric variability mode in the Southern Hemisphere. In this paper, we present the spatial variability results of the SAM pattern for the period 1979–2018. ...
    • Linking Large‐Eddy Simulations to Local Cloud Observations 

      Schemann, VeraORCIDiD; Ebell, KerstinORCIDiD; Pospichal, BernhardORCIDiD; Neggers, RoelORCIDiD; Moseley, Christopher; Stevens, BjornORCIDiD (Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 2020-12-05)
      Abstract In order to enhance our understanding of clouds and their microphysical processes, it is crucial to exploit both observations and models. Local observations from ground‐based remote sensing sites provide detailed ...