Dr. Thomas Rummler

Research Associate
Regional Climate and Hydrology
Phone: +49 (0)821 598 2750
Room: 2023 (B)
Opening hours: by appointment only
Address: Alter Postweg 118, 86159 Augsburg

Research foci

  • Land surface-atmosphere interactions
  • Regional climate modeling (WRF)
  • Land-Surface-Models (Noah LSM, Noah MP)

Research Projects

Current Projects

Climate and water cycle analysis for Bavaria using extremely high-resolution regional earth system modeling

Completed Projects
IMAP Integrating Microwave Link Data For Analysis of Precipitation in Complex Terrain:
Theoretical Aspects and Hydrometeorological Applications
WASCAL West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use




Rummler, T., Arnault, J., Gochis, D., Kunstmann, H. (2018). Role of lateral terrestrial water flow on the regional water cycle in a complex terrain region: Investigation with a fully coupled model system. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018jd029004


Arnault, J., Rummler, T., Baur, F., Lerch, S., Wagner, S., Fersch, B., Zhang, Z., Kerandi, N., Keil, C., Kunstmann, H. (2018). Precipitation Sensitivity to the Uncertainty of Terrestrial Water Flow in WRF-Hydro: An Ensemble Analysis for Central Europe. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 19(6), 1007–1025. https://doi.org/10.1175/jhm-d-17-0042.1


Wagner, A., Heinzeller, D., Wagner, S., Rummler, T., & Kunstmann, H. (2018). Explicit Convection and Scale-Aware Cumulus Parameterizations: High-Resolution Simulations over Areas of Different Topography in Germany. Monthly Weather Review, 146(6), 1925–1944. https://doi.org/10.1175/mwr-d-17-0238.1


Arnault, J., Wagner, S., Rummler, T., Fersch, B., Bliefernicht, J., Andresen, S., Kunstmann, H. (2016). Role of Runoff–Infiltration Partitioning and Resolved Overland Flow on Land-Atmosphere Feedbacks: A Case Study with the WRF-Hydro Coupled Modeling System for West Africa. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17(5), 1489–1516. https://doi.org/10.1175/jhm-d-15-0089.1


Givati, A., Gochis, D., Rummler, T., Kunstmann, H. (2016). Comparing One-Way and Two-Way Coupled Hydrometeorological Forecasting Systems for Flood Forecasting in the Mediterranean Region. Hydrology, 3(4), 19. https://doi.org/10.3390/hydrology3020019


Courses / Teaching

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Past Terms:

  • Hydrologische Modellierung (M.Sc. Klima- und Umweltwissenschaften)
  • Geodatenverarbeitung mit Python (B.Sc. Geographie)
  • Proseminar zur Vorlesung Physische Geographie 1 (B.Sc. Geographie)