Prof. Dr. Michael Bittner

Professor
Atmosphärenfernerkundung
Telefon: +49 8153 28 1379
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Raum: 483 (R)
Sprechzeiten: Fr 14.00 bis 15.00
Adresse: Universitätsstraße 1 (Physik Nord), 86159 Augsburg

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1987 Diploma Physics, Univ. Wuppertal
    Thesis: Infrared emissions from atmospheric trace gases
  • 1993 PhD, Physics, Univ. Wuppertal
    Thesis: Long period temperature oscillations in the lower and middle atmosphere (0-100km) during the DYANA campaign
  • 1993 PostDoc, Univ. Wuppertal
    Correlative rocket measurements to the US Space Shuttle STS-66 CRISTA-Mission
  • 1996 Atmospheric Scientist at German Aerospace Center, DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen
    Focus: Ozone Measurements from the ESA ERS-2 GOME instrument
  • 1997 National Delegate to CEOS-IGOS
    Topic: Developing strategies for longterm continuity of Ozone measurements
  • 1998 Teamleader "Value Adding Atmosphere", DLR, German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD)
    Focus: Developing user driven applications from atmospheric measurements
  • 2000 Head of Department “Atmosphere”, DLR-DFD  (ongoing)
  • 2001 Scientific Speaker, BMBF Atmospheric Research Program, AFO-2000, Topic IV
  • 2002 Habilitation, Experimental Physics, Assoc. Prof. (Privatdozent), Univ. Wuppertal
  • 2002 Rapporteur on Remote Sensing for UN-WMO, Global Atmosphere Watch Program, Geneva
  • 2003 Director ICSU/WMO-World Data Center for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere,  WDC- RSAT hosted at DLR-DFD  (ongoing)
  • 2006 Assoc. Prof. (Privatdozent), Experimental Physics, Univ. Augsburg
  • 2007 Coordinator of the international Network for the Detection of Mesopheric Change,  NDMC  (ongoing)
  • 2008 Scientific Coordinator of the Bavarian High Altitude Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus,  UFS (ongoing)
  • 2012 Full Professor, Physics, Atmospheric Remote Sensing, Univ. Augsburg (ongoing)
  • 2013 Project Coordinator of the "Virtual Alpine Observatory,  VAO" (ongoing)

Stays abroad

  • USA: NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia
    NASA-Kennedy Space Flight Center, Florida
    National Center for Atmospheric Research, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado
  • Norway: Andoya Rocket Range, ARR, Andoya, Andenes
  • Russia: Central Aerological Observatory, CAO, Moscow
  • Atlantic: Cruise on the Research Vessel „Polarstern“ from Bremerhaven to Cape Town

Awards

  • UN-WMO Mariolopoulos Award with Dr. S. Wüst
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition
  • NASA Certificate of Appreciation
  • DARA ASTRO-SPAS Award
  • Nominated for DLR’s “Otto Lilienthal Award”

Editorial Board Memberships

  • since 2008 Editorial Board Member “The Open Atmospheric Science Journal (TOASJ)”
  • since 2009  Associate Editor  “Journal on Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT)”

Courses

(Angewandte Filter: Semester: aktuelles | Dozenten: Michael Bittner | Vorlesungsarten: alle)

Publications

Michael Bittner
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2020

René Sedlak, Alexandra Zuhr, Carsten Schmidt, Sabine Wüst, Michael Bittner, Goderdzi G. Didebulidze und Colin Price
Intra-annual variations of spectrally resolved gravity wave activity in the upper mesosphere/lower thermosphere (UMLT) region

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Sabine Wüst, Michael Bittner, Jeng-Hwa Yee, Martin G. Mlynczak und James M. Russell III
Variability of the Brunt–Väisälä frequency at the OH∗-airglow layer height at low and midlatitudes

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2019

Sabine Wüst, Carsten Schmidt, Patrick Hannawald, Michael Bittner, Martin G. Mlynczak und James M. Russell III
Observations of OH airglow from ground, aircraft, and satellite: investigation of wave-like structures before a minor stratospheric warming

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Patrick Hannawald, Carsten Schmidt, René Sedlak, Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
Seasonal and intra-diurnal variability of small-scale gravity waves in OH airglow at two Alpine stations

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2017

Israel Silber, Colin Price, Carsten Schmidt, Sabine Wüst, Michael Bittner und Emilio Pecora
First ground-based observations of mesopause temperatures above the Eastern-Mediterranean Part I: multi-day oscillations and tides

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Sabine Wüst, Carsten Schmidt, Michael Bittner, Israel Silber, Colin Price, Jeng-Hwa Yee, Martin G. Mlynczak und James M. Russell
First ground-based observations of mesopause temperatures above the Eastern-Mediterranean Part II: OH*-climatology and gravity wave activity

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Sabine Wüst, Verena Wendt, Ricarda Linz und Michael Bittner
Smoothing data series by means of cubic splines: quality of approximation and introduction of a repeating spline approach

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Sabine Wüst, Michael Bittner, Jeng-Hwa Yee, Martin G. Mlynczak und James M. Russel III
Variability of the Brunt-Väisälä frequency at the OH* layer height

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2016

Patrick Hannawald, Carsten Schmidt, Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
A fast SWIR imager for observations of transient features in OH airglow

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Sabine Wüst, Verena Wendt, Carsten Schmidt, Sabrina Lichtenstern, Michael Bittner, Jeng-Hwa Yee, Martin G. Mlynczak und James M. Russell III
Derivation of gravity wave potential energy density from NDMC measurements

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Markus Tum, Kurt Günther, Martin Böttcher, Frédéric Baret, Michael Bittner, Carsten Brockmann und Marie Weiss
Global Gap-Free MERIS LAI Time Series (2002–2012)

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René Sedlak, Patrick Hannawald, Carsten Schmidt, Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
High-resolution observations of small-scale gravity waves and turbulence features in the OH airglow layer

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R. Kramer, Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
Investigation of gravity wave activity based on operational radiosonde data from 13 years (1997-2009): climatology and possible induced variability

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2015

R. Kramer, Sabine Wüst, C. Schmidt und Michael Bittner
Gravity wave characteristics in the middle atmosphere during the CESAR campaign at Palma de Mallorca in 2011/2012: impact of extratropical cyclones and cold fronts

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Paul Wachter, Carsten Schmidt, Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
Spatial gravity wave characteristics obtained from multiple OH(3–1) airglow temperature time series

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2014

E.R. Reisin, J. Scheer, M.E. Dyrland, F. Sigernes, C.S. Deehr, C. Schmidt, K. Höppner, Michael Bittner, P.P. Ammosov, G.A. Gavrilyeva, J. Stegman, V.I. Perminov, A.I. Semenov, P. Knieling, R. Koppmann, K. Shiokawa, R.P. Lowe, M.J. López-González, E. Rodríguez, Y. Zhao, M.J. Taylor, R.A. Buriti, P.J. Espy, W.J.R. French, K.-U. Eichmann, J.P. Burrows und C. von Savigny
Traveling planetary wave activity from mesopause region airglow temperatures determined by the Network for the Detection of Mesospheric Change (NDMC)

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2013

Carsten Schmidt, Kathrin Höppner und Michael Bittner
A ground-based spectrometer equipped with an InGaAs array for routine observations of OH(3-1) rotational temperatures in the mesopause region

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Christoph Pilger, Carsten Schmidt, Florian Streicher, Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
Airglow observations of orographic, volcanic and meteorological infrasound signatures

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Verena Wendt, Sabine Wüst, Martin G. Mlynczak, James M. Russell, Jeng-Hwa Yee und Michael Bittner
Impact of atmospheric variability on validation of satellite-based temperature measurements

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Christoph Pilger, Carsten Schmidt und Michael Bittner
Statistical analysis of infrasound signatures in airglow observations: Indications for acoustic resonance

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2011

Uta Ferrari, Teresa Exner, Eva R Wanka, Christoph Bergemann, Julian Meyer-Arnek, Beate Hildenbrand, Amanda Tufman, Christian Heumann, Rudolf M Huber, Michael Bittner und Rainald Fischer
Influence of air pressure, humidity, solar radiation, temperature, and wind speed on ambulatory visits due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Bavaria, Germany

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Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
Resonant interaction between two planetary waves as a precursor for stratospheric warmings?

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2010

Michael Bittner, K. Höppner, C. Pilger und C. Schmidt
Mesopause temperature perturbations caused by infrasonic waves as a potential indicator for the detection of tsunamis and other geo-hazards

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Michael Bittner und T. Erbertseder
The STREAMER Project: An overview

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2009

Kathrin Höppner und Michael Bittner
Detection of solar activity signatures in OH* temperature fluctuations possibly related to the differential rotation of the Sun

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C. Pilger und Michael Bittner
Infrasound from tropospheric sources: impact on mesopause temperature?

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2008

Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
Gravity wave reflection: case study based on rocket data

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2007

Kathrin Höppner und Michael Bittner
Evidence for solar signals in the mesopause temperature variability?

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2006

T. Erbertseder, V. Eyring, Michael Bittner, M. Dameris und V. Grewe
Hemispheric ozone variability indices derived from satellite observations and comparison to a coupled chemistry-climate model

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Sabine Wüst und Michael Bittner
Non-linear resonant wave–wave interaction (triad): case studies based on rocket data and first application to satellite data

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2005

F. Baier, T. Erbertseder, O. Morgenstern, Michael Bittner und G. Brasseur
Assimilation of MIPAS observations using a three-dimensional global chemistry-transport model

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J. M. Livingston, B. Schmid, P. B. Russell, J. A. Eilers, R. W. Kolyer, J. Redemann, S. R. Ramirez, J.-H. Yee, W. H. Swartz, C. R. Trepte, L. W. Thomason, M. C. Pitts, M. A. Avery, C. E. Randall, J. D. Lumpe, R. M. Bevilacqua, Michael Bittner, T. Erbertseder, R. D. McPeters, R. E. Shetter, E. V. Browell, J. B. Kerr und K. Lamb
Retrieval of ozone column content from airborne Sun photometer measurements during SOLVE II: comparison with coincident satellite and aircraft measurements

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2004

C. von Savigny und Michael Bittner
First near-global retrievals of OH rotational temperatures from satellite-based Meinel band emission measurements

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2002

Michael Bittner, D. Offermann, H.-H. Graef, M. Donner und K. Hamilton
An 18-year time series of OH rotational temperatures and middle atmosphere decadal variations

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T. Holzer-Popp, Michael Bittner, E. Borg, Stefan Dech, T. Erbertseder, B. Fichtelmann und M. Schroedter
Das automatische Atmosphärenkorrekturverfahren DurchBlick

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2000

Michael Bittner, Stefan Dech, X. Tie und G. Brasseur
Aspects of satellite based Atmospheric Remote Sensing

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Michael Bittner, D. Offermann und H. H. Graef
Mesopause temperature variability above a midlatitude station in Europe

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1999

R.E. Meisner, Michael Bittner und S.W. Dech
Computer animation of remote sensing-based time series data sets

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1998

Wolfgang Balzer, Michael Bittner und Stefan Dech
Ozonkartierung per Satellit

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Michael Bittner, D. Offermann, H.H. Graef und M. Donner
Wavelet analysis of upper mesosphere temperature variations

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1997

Michael Bittner, D Offermann, P Preusse, M Riese, H Claude und F.J Schmidlin
CRISTA ozone measurements/validation

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P Preusse, M Riese, J Oberheide, Michael Bittner, K.U Grossmann und D Offermann
Evidence for a zonally trapped diurnal tide in CRISTA temperatures

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Xun Zhu, Zheng Shen, Stephen D. Eckermann, Michael Bittner, Isamu Hirota und Jeng-Hwa Yee
Gravity wave characteristics in the middle atmosphere derived from the Empirical Mode Decomposition method

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1996

R. Spang, D. Offermann und Michael Bittner
Comparison of the CIRA 1990 planetary wave model to rocket temperature measurements

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1994

F.-J. Lübken, W. Hillert, G. Lehmacher, U.von Zahn, Michael Bittner, D. Offermann, F.J. Schmidlin, A. Hauchecorne, M. Mourier und P. Czechowsky
Intercomparison of density and temperature profiles obtained by lidar, ionization gauges, falling spheres, datasondes and radiosondes during the DYANA campaign

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J. Scheer, E.R. Reisin, J.P. Espy, Michael Bittner, H.-H. Graef, D. Offermann, P.P. Ammosov und V.M. Ignatyev
Large-scale structures in hydroxyl rotational temperatures during DYANA

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Michael Bittner, D. Offermann, I.V. Bugaeva, G.A. Kokin, J.P. Koshelkov, A. Krivolutsky, D.A. Tarasenko, M. Gil-Ojeda, A. Hauchecorne, F.-J. Lübken, B.A. de la Morena, A. Mourier, H. Nakane, K.I. Oyama, F.J. Schmidlin, I. Soule, L. Thomas und T. Tsuda
Long period/large scale oscillations of temperature during the DYANA campaign

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H.-U. Widdel, Michael Bittner und U.-P. Hoppe
Vertical velocities measured at Biscarrosse (44°n) and by EISCAT at Tromsø (69.6°n) during the DYANA campaign

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1992

T. Tsuda, Y. Murayama, K.-I. Oyama, F. J. Schmidlin, Michael Bittner, H. Kanzawa, T. Nakamura, M. D. Yamanaka, S. Fukao und S. Kato
Rocketsonde observations of the middle atmosphere dynamics at Uchinoura (31.DEG.N,131.DEG.E) during the DYANA campaign: Part II - characteristics of gravity waves

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Y. Murayama, K.-I. Oyama, T. Tsuda, H. Kanzawa, F. J. Schmidlin, Michael Bittner, T. Nakamura, M. D. Yamanaka, S. Fukao und S. Kato
Rocktsonde observations of the middle atmosphere dynamics at Uchinoura (31.DEG.N,131.DEG.E) during the DYANA campaign: Part I - outline of experiments and background conditions

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