Climatology

Prof. Dr. Dieter Scherer

Career progression

2003Announced as University Professor and head of the Chair of Climatology at the Institute of Ecology of Technische Universität Berlin.
1999Habilitation in geography and receiving of the "venia docendi" by the the Faculty of Science at the University of Basle, Switzerland.
Title of the Habilitation thesis: Regionale Geosystemanalyse - Theorie und Beispiele. (Regional Geosystem Analysis - Theory and Examples).
1994Ph.D. in meteorology at the Faculty of Science at the University of Basel, Switzerland, predicate summa cum laude.
Title of the dissertation: Slush stream initiation in a High Arctic drainage basin in NW-Spitsbergen - An energy balance based approach combining field methods, remote sensing and numerical modelling.
1984 - 1990Diploma study of physics at the University of Freiburg, Germany.
1982 - 1989High-school teacher education in physics and geography at the University of Freiburg, Germany

Further scientific activities

Reviewer for various scientific journals (e.g. Remote Sensing of Environment, Journal of Glaciology, Theoretical and Applied Climatology)
Convener for the European Geosciences Union (EGU) of the session: " Mass and Energy Balance of Snow and Ice"
Member of organization and science committees of scientific conferences, symposia and workshops (e.g. for the European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL))
Reviewer for BMBF, NASA, NSERC Canada
National Chief Delegate (Switzerland) of the Northern Research Basins (NRB) till 2001
Office AB 3
Building AB-3 (2. Etage)

 

 

 

Publications

2023

Zander, Samira; Bendix, Jörg; Turini, Nazli; Schmidt, Benjamin; Ballari, Daniela; Bayas López, Steve Darwin; Celleri, Rolando; Delgado Maldonado, Byron; Orellana-Alvear, Johanna; Scherer, Dieter
The Spatio-Temporal Cloud Frequency Distribution in the Galapagos Archipelago as Seen from MODIS Cloud Mask Data
Atmosphere, 14 (8) :1225
July 2023
ISSN: 2073-4433

2022

Straaten, Agnes; Meier, Fred; Scherer, Dieter; Weber, Stephan
Significant reduction of ultrafine particle emission fluxes to the urban atmosphere during the COVID-19 lockdown
Science of The Total Environment, 838 :156516
September 2022
ISSN: 00489697
Botsyun, Svetlana; Mutz, Sebastian G.; Ehlers, Todd A.; Koptev, Alexander; Wang, Xun; Schmidt, Benjamin; Appel, Erwin; Scherer, Dieter E.
Influence of Large‐Scale Atmospheric Dynamics on Precipitation Seasonality of the Tibetan Plateau and Central Asia in Cold and Warm Climates During the Late Cenozoic
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 127 (12)
June 2022
ISSN: 2169-897X, 2169-8996
Nicolini, Giacomo; Antoniella, Gabriele; Carotenuto, Federico; Christen, Andreas; Ciais, Philippe; Feigenwinter, Christian; Gioli, Beniamino; Stagakis, Stavros; Velasco, Erik; Vogt, Roland; Ward, Helen C.; Barlow, Janet; Chrysoulakis, Nektarios; Duce, Pierpaolo; Graus, Martin; Helfter, Carole; Heusinkveld, Bert; Järvi, Leena; Karl, Thomas; Marras, Serena; Masson, Valéry; Matthews, Bradley; Meier, Fred; Nemitz, Eiko; Sabbatini, Simone; Scherer, Dieter; Schume, Helmut; Sirca, Costantino; Steeneveld, Gert-Jan; Vagnoli, Carolina; Wang, Yilong; Zaldei, Alessandro; Zheng, Bo; Papale, Dario
Direct observations of CO2 emission reductions due to COVID-19 lockdown across European urban districts
The Science of the total environment, 830 :154662
2022

2021

Wang, Xun; Schmidt, Benjamin; Otto, Marco; Ehlers, Todd A.; Mutz, Sebastian G.; Botsyun, Svetlana; Scherer, Dieter
Sensitivity of Water Balance in the Qaidam Basin to the Mid‐Pliocene Climate
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126 (16)
August 2021
ISSN: 2169-897X, 2169-8996

Reports

Parlow, E., Scherer, D., Fehrenbach, U. (2010):
Klimaanalyse der Stadt Zürich (KLAZ). Umwelt- und Gesundheitsschutz der Stadt Zürich. Abschlussbericht. 76 S. (http://www.stadt-zuerich.ch).

Scherer, D., Fehrenbach, U., Parlow, E. (2000):
Climate Analysis Maps for Planning Aspects of Solothurn/CH. Final Report (Phase 1 und 2) mit beiliegender CD-ROM des ESA Forschungs- und Anwendungsprojekts CAMPAS-CH. MCR Lab, Univ. Basel, Schweiz, 40 S.

Parlow, E., Scherer, D., Fehrenbach, U. (2006):
Regionale Klimaanalyse der Region Südlicher Oberrhein (REKLISO). Regionalverband Südlicher Oberrhein. Abschlussbericht. 99 S. (www.rvso.de)

Parlow, E., Fehrenbach, U., Scherer, D., Beha, H.-D. (2001):
Klimaanalysekarten der Region Basel. In: Thommes, W., Parlow, E., Gossmann, H., Paul, P., Schaub, O. (Hrsg): Klima und Raumplanung. REKLIP-Synthesebericht 4 der Arbeitsgruppe Klimawirkungsforschung, Verlag Coprur, Strasbourg, France. 169-186.

Scherer, D., Fehrenbach, U., Parlow, E. (2000):
Climate Analysis Maps for Planning Aspects of Solothurn/CH. Final Report (Phase 1 und 2) mit beiliegender CD-ROM des ESA Forschungs- und Anwendungsprojekts CAMPAS-CH. MCR Lab, Univ. Basel, Schweiz, 40 S.

Fehrenbach, U., Scherer, D. (1998):
Klimaanalyse der Region Basel. Begleittext zu den 10 Klimaanalyse- und Planungshinweiskarten der Region Basel. MCR Lab, Univ. Basel, Schweiz, 64 S.

Scherer, D., Fehrenbach, U., Parlow, E., Beha, H.-D. (1997):
Klimaanalyse der Region Basel. Technischer Bericht des Forschungs- und Anwendungsprojekts KABA. MCR Lab, Universität Basel Schweiz, 57 S.

Parlow, E., Scherer, D., Fehrenbach, U. (1995):
Analyse der immissionsseitigen Effekte der Anwendung der Hessischen Ozonverordnung während der Ozonepisode des Sommers 1994. Kapitel 4: Beschreibung und Analyse der meteorologischen Randbedingungen in Hessen während der Ozonperiode des Sommers 1994. Abschlußbericht. Prognos AG, Basel, Schweiz, 76-115.