Dr. Carolin Klinger

Übungen / Teaching

Ausbildung / Education

09/2017 - now Postdoc (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
09/2016 - 08/2017 Postdoc (NOAA ESRL, Boulder, Colorado)
04/2016 - 08/2016 Postdoc (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

12/2015 Dr. rer. nat. (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
12/2011 Master of Science (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
07/2009 Bachelor of Science (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
06/2006 Abitur

Themen / Topics

3D Strahlungstransport / 3D Radiative Transfer
Thermischer Strahlungstransport / Thermal Radiative Transfer
Wolkenstrahlungswechselwirkung / Cloud Radiation Interactions

Veröffentlichungen /Publications

Alle Publikationen/ All Publications

Auswahl an Veröffentlichungen / Selected Pubilcations:


  • B. Stevens, C. Acquistapace, A. Hansen, R. Heinze, C. Klinger…: Large-eddy and storm resolving models for climate prediction—the added value for clouds and precipitation, Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, accepted.
  • Kazil, J., Klinger, C., Balsells, J., Yamaguchi, T. and Feingold, G.: Saturation of Longwave Radiation and Stratocumulus Turbulence, JGR Atmospheres, in review.


  • Klinger, C., & Mayer, B. 2019. Neighboring Column Approximation ‐ An Improved 3D Thermal Radiative Transfer Approximation for Non‐Rectangular Grids. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 11. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019MS001843
  • Klinger, C., Feingold, G., and Yamaguchi, T.: Cloud Droplet Growth in Shallow Cumulus Clouds Considering 1D and 3D Thermal Radiative Effects, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6295-6313, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-6295-2019, 2019.


  • Klinger, C., Mayer, B., Jakub, F., Zinner, T., Park, S.-B., and Gentine, P.: Effects of 3-D thermal radiation on the development of a shallow cumulus cloud field, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 5477-5500, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-5477-2017, 2017.


  • Schaefer, S. A. K., R. J. Hogan, C. Klinger, J. C. Chiu, and B. Mayer (2016), Representing 3D cloud-radiation effects in two-stream schemes: 1. Longwave considerations and effective cloud edge length, J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JD024876.
  • Hogan, R.J., S.A.K. Schaefer, C. Klinger, C. Chiu, and B. Mayer (2016), Representing 3D cloud-radiation effects in two-stream schemes: 2. Matrix formulation and broadband evaluation, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JD024875.
  • Carolin Klinger, Bernhard Mayer, The Neighboring Column Approximation (NCA) – A fast approach for the calculation of 3D thermal heating rates in cloud resolving models, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Volume 168, January 2016, Pages 17-28, ISSN 0022-4073, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.08.020.


  • Carolin Klinger , Bernhard Mayer, Three-dimensional Monte Carlo calculation of atmospheric thermal heating rates, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Volume 144, September 2014, Pages 123-136, ISSN 0022-4073, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.04.009.


  • Klinger, C., Influence of 3D Thermal Radiation on Cloud Development, Dissertation, LMU, Fakultät für Physik, Dezember 2015. pdf

Andere Aktivitäten /Other Activities

  • Chair of the Gordon Research Seminar - Radiation and Climate, 2017-2019
  • Session Chair: International Radiation Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand, „Weather, Climate and Environmental Application“, 2016.
  • Session Chair: Understanding Clouds and Precipitaion, Berlin, Germany, „Advances in Parameterizing Clouds and Precipitation“, 2016.

Meteorologisches Institut
Theresienstr. 37
80333 München

Telefon: +49 (0)89 2180 4635
Email: Carolin Klinger

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