Dr. Andreas Wagner

research associate
Regional Climate and Hydrology
Phone: +49 821 598 2744
Room: 2023 (B)
Address: Alter Postweg 118, 86159 Augsburg

Research Foci

  • Spatio-temporal variability of precipitation
  • Radar meteorology
  • Regional climate modeling (WRF)

  • Dynamic fully coupled hydrometeorological modeling (WRF-Hydro)

  • Hydrologic modeling

  • Data assimilation in dynamic models

Research projects

Current projects

High-Resolution Atmospheric Water Vapor Fields by Spaceborne Geodetic Sensing, Tomographic Fusion, and Atmospheric Modeling (DFG)

Completed projects
SYNOPSE Synthetic precipitation time series for the optimal planning and operation of urban drainage systems (BMBF)
WASCAL West African Science Service Center on Climate and Adapted Land Use (BMBF)
URBAS Forecasting and management of flash-floods in urban areas (BMBF)
APOLAS More accurate Areal Precipitation measurements Over Land And Sea (BMBF)


Wagner, A.; Fersch, B.; Yuan, P.; Rummler, T. and Kunstmann, H. (2022) Assimilation of GNSS and Synoptic Data in a Convection Permitting Limited Area Model: Improvement of Simulated Tropospheric Water Vapor Content. Front. Earth Sci. 10:869504. doi: 10.3389/feart.2022.869504


Rummler, T.; Wagner, A.; Arnault, J. and Kunstmann, H. (2022). Lateral terrestrial water fluxes in the LSM of WRF-Hydro: Benefits of a 2D groundwater representation. Hydrological Processes, 36( 3), e14510. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14510


Wagner, A.; Heinzeller, D.; Wagner, S.; Rummler, T.; Kunstmann, H.: Explicit convection and scale-aware cumulus parameterizations: High-resolution simulations over areas of different topography in Germany, Monthly Weather Review, 2018. doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-17-0238.1


Wagner, A.: Spatiotemporal Variability of Precipitation: Measurements – Simulations – Limitations. Doktorarbeit. Universität Augsburg, 2018. https://opus.bibliothek.uni-augsburg.de/opus4/38014.


Wagner, A.; Seltmann, J.; Kunstmann, H.: Joint statistical correction of clutters, spokes and beam height for a radar derived precipitation climatology in southern Germany. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 4101–4117, 2012. doi:10.5194/hess-16-4101-2012. 2012.


extended publication list

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2020   Research associate at the University of Augsburg

2018-2020    PostDoc at IMK-IFU

2017             PhD at the University of Augsburg

2013-2017    Research associate at the University of Augsburg

2008-2013    Engineering office HYDRON GmbH

2002-2007    Research associate at the German Weather Service

1996-2002    Study of hydrology at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg


detailed CV


No courses available.

  • CMS-Redakteure (WS 2018/19 - unbegrenzt)


Past semesters:


  • Hydrology & Water management
  • Geospatial data processing with Python
  • Hydrologic modeling
  • GIS / cartography exercises