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Frank Werner

  • Studied Meteorology at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany and Uppsala University of Uppsala, Sweden from 2004-2009
  • PhD from University of Leipzig, Germany from 2009-2014
  • PostDoc at University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research in Leipzig, Germany from 2015-2019

Research Interests
Remote sensing

Selected Awards
  • 01/2010: Student Award of the ERCA Winter School in Grenoble, France
  • 04/2012: Annual PhD Award of the Institute of Tropospheric Research in Leipzig, Germany
  • 08/2012: ICCP Poster Award for Early Career Scientists of the International Conference on Clouds and Precipitations in Leipzig, Germany

Selected Publications
    1. Werner, F., Siebert, H., Pilewskie, P., Schmeissner, T., Shaw, R. A., and Wendisch, M. ( 2013), New airborne retrieval approach for trade wind cumulus properties under overlying cirrus, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 3634- 3649, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50334.
    2. Werner, F., Ditas, F., Siebert, H., Simmel, M., Wehner, B., Pilewskie, P., Schmeissner, T., Shaw, R. A., Hartmann, S., Wex, H., Roberts, G. C., and Wendisch, M. ( 2014), Twomey effect observed from collocated microphysical and remote sensing measurements over shallow cumulus, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 1534- 1545, doi:10.1002/2013JD020131.
    3. Grosvenor, D. P., Sourdeval, O., Zuidema, P., Ackerman, A., Alexandrov, M. D., Bennartz, R.,Werner, F. et al. ( 2018). Remote sensing of droplet number concentration in warm clouds: A review of the current state of knowledge and perspectives. Reviews of Geophysics, 56, 409- 453.
    4. Werner, F., Zhang, Z., Wind, G., Miller, D. J., Platnick, S., & Di Girolamo, L. ( 2018). Improving cloud optical property retrievals for partly cloudy pixels using coincident higher‐resolution single band measurements: A feasibility study using ASTER observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123, 12,253- 12,276.

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