Dr. Christian Merkenschlager

Postdoc
Regionaler Klimawandel und Gesundheit
Phone: +49 821 598 2713
Fax: +49 821 598 2264
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Room: 2004 (B)
Visiting hours: by arrangement
Address: Alter Postweg 118, 86159 Augsburg

Scientific career

Seit 09/2019

Scientific staff at the Chair of Regional Climate Change and Health at the Faculty of Medicine and the chair of Physical Geography with focus on Climate Research at the Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg (DFG project: Urban climate change: scenarios of system events)

 

10/2018-08/2019

Scientific staff at the Chair for Regional Climate and Hydrology and the chair of Physical Geography with focus on Climate Research at the Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg (DFG project: Urban climate change: scenarios of system events)

 

10/2017-09/2018

Scientific staff at the Chair of Physical Geography and Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg (DFG project: Urban climate change: scenarios of system events)

 

10/2016-09/2017

Research assistant at the Chair of Physical Geography and Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg (DFG project: SLAC-SD. Relevance of sea and land surface-atmosphere-climate interactions within the framework of statistical downscaling for Europe and the Mediterranean area)

 

2017

PhD ath the chair of Physical Geography and Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg. Topic: „Assessment of future seasonal precipitation extremes within the Mediterranean area under consideration of varying predictor-predictand relationships“

 

01/2016-09/2016

Research assistant at the chair of Physical Geography and Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg

 

01/2012-12/2015

Research assistant at the Chair of Physical Geography and Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg (DFG project: Development of novel statistical assessments of climate change within the Mediterranean area under consideration of non-stationarites within the predictor-predictand relationships)

 

12/2010-12/2011

Scientific staff at the chair of Physical Geography, Philosophical Faculty, at the Julius-Maximilians-University,   Würzburg

 

10/2001-05/2009

Studies of Geography (Diploma) at the Julius-Maximilians University, Würzburg

Research

  • Statistical Downscaling
  • Climate extremes
  • Statistical and numerical modeling of urban climate

Aktuelles Forschungsprojekt:

DFG-Projekt Urbaner Klimawandel: Szenarien von Systemereignissen

Lectures

Publications

Christian Merkenschlager
2020 | 2018 | 2017 | 2014 | 2013

2020

Merkenschlager, Christian, Hertig, Elke (2020): Seasonal assessments of future precipitation extremes in the Mediterranean area considering nonstationarities in predictor-predictand relationships. https://doi.org/10.3354/cr01590
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2018

Merkenschlager, Christian, Hertig, Elke (2018): A circulation‐based approach considering non‐stationarities within the scope of statistical downscaling: an example of seasonal daily precipitation extremes in the Mediterranean area. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.5923
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Hertig, Elke, Tramblay, Yves, Romberg, Karin, Kaspar-Ott, Irena, Merkenschlager, Christian (2018): The impact of soil moisture on precipitation downscaling in the Euro-Mediterranean area. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-018-4304-2
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2017

Merkenschlager, Christian (2017): Abschätzung zukünftiger saisonaler Niederschlagsextreme im Mittelmeerraum unter Berücksichtigung variierender Prädiktor-Prädiktand-Beziehungen.
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Hertig, Elke, Merkenschlager, Christian, Jacobeit, Jucundus (2017): Change points in predictors-predictand relationships within the scope of statistical downscaling. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.4801
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Merkenschlager, Christian, Hertig, Elke, Jacobeit, Jucundus (2017): Non-stationarities in the relationships of heavy precipitation events in the Mediterranean area and the large-scale circulation in the second half of the 20th century. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.10.009
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2014

Merkenschlager, Christian, Hertig, Elke, Jacobeit, Jucundus (2014): Analysis of nonstationarities in the context of statistical downscaling of extreme precipitation in the Mediterranean area.
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2013

Merkenschlager, Christian, Hertig, Elke, Jacobeit, Jucundus (2013): Analysis of non-stationarities in the context of statistical downscaling of mean and extreme precipitation in the Mediterranean area.
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Paeth, Heiko, Steger, Christian, Merkenschlager, Christian (2013): Climate change – it's all about probability. https://doi.org/10.3112/erdkunde.2013.03.01
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Mannig, Birgit, Müller, Markus, Starke, Eva, Merkenschlager, Christian, Mao, Weiyi, Zhi, Xiefei, Podzun, Ralf, Jacob, Daniela, Paeth, Heiko (2013): Dynamical downscaling of climate change in Central Asia. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.05.008
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Vorträge

  • Merkenschlager, C., Hertig, E. & Jacobeit, J. (2018): Assessments of daily heavy rainfall events considering non-stationarities within the relationships of large-scale circulation and precipitation in the Mediterranean area for the 21st century. MedCLIVAR, Belgrade, Serbia, September 18-21.
  • Merkenschlager, C., Hertig, E. & Jacobeit, J. (2016): Berücksichtigung variierender Prädiktor-Prädiktand-Beziehungen bei der Abschätzung zukünftiger Starkniederschlagsereignisse im Mittelmeerraum. AK Klima, Bad Dürkheim, November 4-6.
  • Merkenschlager, C., Hertig, E. & Jacobeit, J. (2015): Non-stationarities of Mediterranean heavy precipitation events in the second half of the 20th century related to the large-scale atmospheric circulation. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 12-17.
  • Merkenschlager, C., Hertig E. & Jacobeit, J. (2014): Analyse von Instationaritäten winterlicher Starkniederschlagsereignisse im Mittelmeerraum. AK Klima, Basel, Schweiz, November 7-9.

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