Dr. Florian Ewald


Aktuelle Forschung

  • Fernerkundung der Mikrophysik von Wolkenseiten hochreichender Konvektion

Andere Themen

  • Meteosat Cirrus Detection Algorithm (MeCiDA)
  • 3D Visualisierung der Backscatter Daten des DWD-Ceilometer Messnetzes


  • F. Ewald, F., Groß, S., Wirth, M., Delanoë, J., Fox, S., and Mayer, B.: Why we need radar, lidar, and solar radiance observations to constrain ice cloud microphysics, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5029–5047,, 2021. (pdf)
  • F. Ewald, Groß, S., Hagen, M., Hirsch, L., Delanoë, J., and Bauer-Pfundstein, M.: Calibration of a 35 GHz airborne cloud radar: lessons learned and intercomparisons with 94 GHz cloud radars, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1815-1839,, 2019. (pdf)
  • F. Ewald, Zinner, T., Kölling, T., and Mayer, B.: Remote sensing of cloud droplet radius profiles using solar reflectance from cloud sides – Part 1: Retrieval development and characterization, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1183-1206,, 2019. (pdf)
  • Wendisch, M., et al. (2016), The ACRIDICON-CHUVA campaign: Studying tropical deep convective clouds and precipitation over Amazonia using the new German research aircraft HALO., Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00255.1. (pdf)
  • F. Ewald*, Kölling, T.*, Baumgartner, A., Zinner, T., and Mayer, B.: Design and characterization of specMACS, a multipurpose hyperspectral cloud and sky imager, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2015-2042, doi:10.5194/amt-9-2015-2016, 2016. *These authors contributed equally to this work. (pdf)
  • Zinner, T., Hausmann, P., F. Ewald, Bugliaro, L., Emde, C., and Mayer, B.: Ground-based imaging remote sensing of ice clouds: uncertainties caused by sensor, method and atmosphere, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4615-4632, doi:10.5194/amt-9-4615-2016, 2016. (pdf)
  • F. Ewald, C. Winkler, and T. Zinner: Reconstruction of cloud geometry using a scanning cloud radar, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2491-2508, doi:10.5194/amt-8-2491-2015, 2015. (pdf)
  • F. Ewald, Bugliaro, L., Mannstein, H., and Mayer, B.: An improved cirrus detection algorithm MeCiDA2 for SEVIRI and its evaluation with MODIS, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 309-322, doi:10.5194/amt-6-309-2013, 2013. (pdf)

Conferences and Proceedings

  • F. Ewald, T. Zinner, and Mayer, B.: Remote sensing of particle size profiles from cloud sides: Observables and retrievals in a 3D environment, Talk, International Radiation Symposium 2012, 06 – 10 August 2012, Dahlem Cube, Berlin, Germany. (pdf)
  • F. Ewald, T. Zinner, and Mayer, B.: Remote sensing of particle size profiles from cloud sides, Poster, 6th International Conference on Clouds and. Precipitation 2012, July 30-August 3, Leipzig, Germany.
  • F. Ewald, L. Bugliaro, H. Mannstein and B. Mayer: Improved cirrus detection for SEVIRI and validation with MODIS, Proceedings of the 2010 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 2010. (pdf)
  • S. Kox, H. Mannstein, F. Ewald and B. Mayer: COCS-Cirrus optical properties derived from CALIOP and SEVIRI during day and night time, Proceedings of the 2010 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 2010. (pdf)


  • Ewald F., Implications of cloud geometry for the remote sensing of particle size profiles, Masterarbeit, LMU, Fakultät für Physik, Februar 2012.
  • Ewald F., Verbesserung einer Cirrus Detektion auf SEVIRI und Validierung mit MODIS, Bachelorarbeit, LMU, Fakultät für Physik, September 2009.

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Florian Ewald 11.04.2012