Teaching

International Schools and Courses

  • Lecturing at the Advanced European Research Course on Atmospheres (ERCA) – “Cyclone Dynamics”, “Climate Extremes” (2013)

Current faculty:

Universite Grenoble-Alpes (Grenoble, France) (in English and French):

  • Geophysical Fluids Dynamics – Atmosphere and Ocean (at master level)
  • Atmospheric Thermodynamics (at bachelor level)
  • Fundamentals of Climate Modelling (at master level)
  • Climate Dynamics (at master level)
  • Classical Hydrodynamics (at bachelor level)
  • Exercises in Physical Oceanography (at bachelor level)
  • Climate Extremes and Their Statistical Modelling (at PhD level)
  • Mid-latitude Cyclones: Dynamics and Life Cycle (at PhD level)

Former: Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn (Germany) (in English and German):

  • Atmospheric Remote Sensing (exercises) (at bachelor level)
  • Seminar zur meteorologischen Arbeitsmethodik: Literaturkur (at bachelor level)

Former: Moscow State University (Russia) (in Russian)

  • Practice of meteorological observations (at bachelor level)
  • Introduction to dynamical meteorology (exercises) (at master level)
  • Undergraduate student field practice in meteorology

Supervising PhD students:

  • Maria Santolaris Otin (UGA), thesis – “Arctic hydrological cycle in climate models” (2016-2018)
  • Ambroise Dufour (UGA), thesis – “Mechanisms of the moisture advection in high latitudes in the present and future climate” (2012-2015), defense expected in February 2016
  • Maarit Lockhoff (DWD and MIUB, co-supervising), thesis – “Evaluation of satellite-retrieved extreme precipitation over Europe using gauge observations” (2011-2013)

Supervising master students:

  • Guillaume Chagnaud, diploma thesis – “Moisture fluxes above a North Pole drifting station” (expected in September 2017)
  • Claudine Charrondiere, diploma thesis – “Humidity sounding at svalbard (greenland) station: Clausius-Clapeyron scaling and bias correction” (expected in September 2017)
  • Ghislain Motos, diploma thesis – “Analysis of extreme precipitation over Europe from different data sets” (2013, final mark 17.0)
  • Anna Sommer, diploma thesis – “Intercomparison of oceanic precipitation from different NWP products” (2013, final mark is 18.5)
  • Ambroise Dufour, diploma thesis – ” Statistics of Precipitation on the Antarctic Plateau: Observations, Reanalyses, Climate Models” (2012, final mark 18.5)
  • Sergey Shuvalov, diploma thesis – “Characteristics of cyclone activity in the regional North American Reanalysis” (NARR) (2009)
  • Natalia Tilinina, diploma thesis – “Propagation of the low level instabilities in the Pacific tropics and their association with El-Nino” (2008)