Martin Weissmann

Meteorologisches Institut
Theresienstr. 37
80333 München

Telefon: +49 (0)89 2180 4470
Telefax: +49 (0)89 28 05 508
Email: Martin Weissmann

Room A236

Reviewed Publications

ResearchID C-9084-2013
Google Scholar


  • Craig, G. C., M. Puh, C. Keil, K. Tempest, T. Necker, J. Ruiz, M. Weissmann, and T. Miyoshi, 2022, Distributions and convergence of forecast variables in a 1000 member convection‐permitting ensemble, Q. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.4305.
  • Diefenbach, T., G.C. Craig, C. Keil, L. Scheck and M. Weissmann, 2022, Partial Analysis Increments as Diagnostic for LETKF Data Assimilation Systems, Q. J. Roy. Meteorologie. Soc., in review,
  • Geiss, S., L. Scheck, A. de Lozar, M. Weissmann, 2021, Understanding the model representation of clouds based on visible and infrared satellite observations, ACP, 21, 12273-12290.
  • Martin, A., M. Weissmann, O. Reitebuch, M. Rennie, A. Geiß, A. Cress , 2021, Validation of Aeolus winds using radiosonde observations and NWP model equivalents, Atmos. Meas. Tech. , 14, 2167–2183.
  • Bachmann, K., C. Keil, G.C. Craig, M. Weissmann, C. Welzbacher, 2020, Predictability of Deep Convection in Idealized and Operational Forecasts : Effects of Radar Data Assimilation , Orography and Synoptic Weather Regime, Monthly Weather Review, 148 , 63-81, (link).
  • Hutt, A., C. Schraff, H. Anlauf, L. Bach, M. Baldauf, E. Bauernschubert, A. Cress, R. Faulwetter, F. Fundel, C. Köpken-Watts, H. Reich, A. Schomburg, J. Schroettle, K. Stephan, O. Stiller, M. Weissmann, R. Potthast, 2020, Assimilation of SEVIRI water vapour channels with an ensemble Kalman filter on the convective scale, Frontiers in Earth Science, 8, 70 (link).
  • Necker, T., M. Weissmann, Y. Ruckstuhl, J. Anderson, T. Miyoshi , 2020, Sampling error correction evaluated using a convective-scale 1000-member ensemble, Mon. Wea. Rev., 148, 1229–1249 (link).
  • Necker, T., S. Geiss, M. Weissmann, J. Ruiz, T. Miyoshi, G.-Y. Lien, 2020, A convective-scale 1000-member ensemble simulation and potential applications, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 146, 1423-1442 (link).
  • Scheck, L., M. Weissmann, L. Bach, 2020, Assimilating visible satellite images for convective-scale numerical weather prediction: A case study, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 146, 3165–3186 (link).
  • Schindler, M., Weissmann, M., Schäfler, A., Radnoti, G., 2020, The impact of dropsonde and extra radiosonde observations during NAWDEX in autumn 2016, Mon. Wea. Rev., 148 , 809-824 (link).
  • Schroettle, J., M. Weissmann, L. Scheck, A. Hutt, 2020, Assimilating visible and thermal radiances in idealized simulations of deep convection, Mon. Wea. Rev., accepted, 148 , 4357 - 4375 (link).
  • Bachmann, K., C. Keil, M. Weissmann, 2019, Impact of radar data assimilation and orography on predictability of deep convection, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., , 145, 117-130 (link).
  • Camus C., P. Offermann, M. Weissmann, C. Buerhop, J. Hauch, C. J. Brabec, 2019, Site-Specific Assessment of Mechanical Loads on Photovoltaic Modules from Meteorological Reanalysis Data, Solar Energy, 188, 1134-1145 (link).
  • Gustafsson, N., T. Janjic, C. Schraff, D. Leuenberger, M. Weissmann, H. Reich, P. Brousseau, T. Montmerle, E. Wattrelot, A. Bucanek, M. Mile, R. Hamdi, M. Lindskog, J. Barkmeijer, M. Dahlbom, B. Macpherson, S. Ballard, G. Inverarity, J. Carley, C. Alexander, D. Dowell, S. Liu, Y. Ikuta and T. Fujita, 2018, Survey of data assimilation methods for convective-scale numerical weather prediction at operational centres., Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. , 144, 1218-1256 (link).
  • Necker, T., M. Weissmann, M. Sommer, 2018, The importance of appropriate verification metrics for the assessment of observation impact in a convection-permitting modelling system, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc.,, 144, 1667-1680 (link).
  • Scheck, L., Weissmann, M., Mayer, B., 2018, Efficient methods to account for cloud top inclination and cloud overlap in synthetic visible satellite images, JTECH, 35, 665 - 685 (link).
  • Folger, K. and M. Weissmann, 2016, Lidar-based height correction for the assimilation of atmospheric motion vectors, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 55, 2211–2227 (link).
  • Harnisch, F., M. Weissmann, and A. Perianez, 2016, Error model for the assimilation of cloud-affected infrared satellite observations in an ensemble data assimilation system, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 142, 1797–1808. (link).
  • Simmer, C., G. Adrian, S. Jones, V. Wirth, M. Göber, C. Hohenegger, T. Janjic, J. Keller, C. Ohlwein, A. Seifert, S. Trömel, T. Ulbrich, K. Wapler, M. Weissmann, J. Keller, M. Masbou, S. Meilinger, N. Riss, A. Schomburg, C. Stein, A. Vormann, 2016, HErZ - The German Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather Research, Bull. Amer. Soc., 97, 1057-1068. (link).
  • Sommer, M. and M. Weissmann, 2016, Ensemble-based approximation of observation impact using an observation-based verification metric, Tellus A, 68, 27885 (link).
  • Baker, W., R. Atlas, C. Cardinali, A. Clement, G. Emmitt, B. Gentry, M. Hardesty, E. Källén, M. Kavaya, R. Langland, M. Masutani, W. McCarty, B. Pierce, Z. Pu, L. P. Riishojgaard, J. Ryan, S. Tucker, M. Weissmann and J. Yoe, 2014, Lidar-Measured Wind Profiles – The Missing Link in the Global Observing System, Bull. Amer. Soc., 95, 543–564. (link).
  • Folger, K., and M. Weissmann, 2014, Height correction of atmospheric motion vectors using satellite lidar observations from CALIPSO, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 53, 1809–1819 (link).
  • Kostka, P. M., M. Weissmann, R. Buras, B. Mayer and O. Stiller , 2014, Observation Operator for Visible and Near-Infrared Satellite Reflectances, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 31, 1216–1233. (link).
  • Sommer, M. and M. Weissmann, 2014, Observation Impact in a Convective-Scale Localized Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 140, 2672–2679. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., M. Göber, C. Hohenegger, T. Janjic, J. Keller, C. Ohlwein, A. Seifert, S. Trömel, T. Ulbrich, K. Wapler, C. Bollmeyer, H. Deneke, 2014, Initial phase of the Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather Research – A virtual centre at the interface of basic and applied weather and climate research, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 23, 193 - 208. (link).
  • Grams, C. M. , S. C. Jones, C. Davis, P. Harr, M. Weissmann, 2013, The impact of Typhoon Jangmi (2008) on the midlatitude flow. Part I: upper level ridgebuilding and modification of the jet, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc, 139, 2148–2164. (link).
  • Kühnlein, C., A. Dörnbrack, M. Weissmann, 2013, High-resolution Doppler lidar observations of transient downslope flows, Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 3257-3272. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., K. Folger and H. Lange, 2013, Height correction of atmospheric motion vectors using airborne lidar observations, J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 1868–1877. (link).
  • Weissmann M., R. H. Langland, P. M. Pauley, S. Rahm, C. Cardinali, 2012, Influence of airborne Doppler wind lidar profiles on ECMWF and NOGAPS forecasts, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 138, 118-130. (link).
  • Chou, K.-H., C.-C. Wu, P.-H. Lin, S. D. Aberson, M. Weissmann, F. Harnisch, T. Nakazawa, 2011, The Impact of Dropwindsonde Observations on Typhoon Track Forecasts in DOTSTAR and T-PARC, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1728-1743. (link).
  • Harnisch, F., M. Weissmann, C. Cardinali, M. Wirth , 2011, Experimental assimilation of DIAL water vapour observations in the ECMWF global model, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 137, 1532-1546. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., F. Harnisch, C.-C. Wu, P.-H. Lin, Y. Ohta, K. Yamashita, Y. Kim, E.-H. Jeon, T. Nakazawa, S. Aberson, 2011, The influence of dropsondes on typhoon track and mid-latitude forecasts, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 908-920. (link).
  • Aberson, S., C.-C. Wu, M. Bell, J. Halverson, C. Fogarty, J. Cione and M. Weissmann, 2010, Aircraft observations of tropical cyclones, in Global Perspectives on Tropical Cyclones: From Science to Mitigation, 2nd edition, World Scientific Publishing Company Ltd, J.C.L. Chan and J. Kepert, editors , , pp 227-240. (link).
  • Harnisch, F., and M. Weissmann, 2010, Sensitivity of typhoon forecasts to different subsets of targeted dropsonde observations, Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 2664-2680. (link).
  • Hill, M., R. Calhoun, H. J. S. Fernando, A. Wieser, A. Dörnbrack, M. Weissmann, G. Mayr, and R. Newsom, 2010, Coplanar Doppler Lidar Retrieval of Rotors from T-REX, J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 713-729. (link).
  • Doyle, J. D., V. Grubišić, W. O. J. Brown, S. F. J. De Wekker, A. Dörnbrack, Q. Jiang, S. D. Mayor, and M. Weissmann, 2009, Observations and Numerical Simulations of Subrotor Vortices during T-REX, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1229-1249. (link).
  • Drechsel, S., M. Chong, G. J. Mayr, M. Weissmann, R. Calhoun, and A. Dörnbrack, 2009, Three-dimensional wind retrieval: application of MUSCAT to dual-Doppler lidar, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26, 635-646. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., A. Dörnbrack, and J. D. Doyle, 2009, Vorticity from line-of-sight lidar velocity scans, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26, 2683-2690. (link).
  • Grubišić, V., J. D. Doyle, J. Kuettner, S. Mobbs, R. B. Smith, C. D. Whiteman, J. A. Moore, S. Czyzyk, S. A. Cohn, S. Vosper, M. Weissmann, S. Haimov, S. De Wekker, L. Pan, T. K. Chow, 2008, The Terrain-induced Ro-tor Experiment, Bull. Amer. Soc., 89, 1513-1533. (link).
  • Koch, R., M. Ehrendorfer, and M. Weissmann, 2007, Key analysis errors and airborne wind lidar observations, Meteorol. Zeitschr., 16, 711-723. (link).
  • Mayr, G. J., A. Gohm, G. Zängl, L. Armi, D. R. Durran, C. Flamant, S. Gabersek, S. Mobbs, and M. Weissmann, 2007, Gap flows: Results from Mesoscale Alpine Programme, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 133(625), 881-896, DOI: 10.1002/qj.66. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., and C. Cardinali, 2007, The impact of airborne Doppler lidar measurements on ECMWF forecasts, Quart. J. Meteor. Soc., 133, 107-116. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., F. J. Braun, L. Gantner, G. Mayr, S. Rahm, and O. Reitebuch, 2005, The Alpine mountain-plain circulation: airborne Doppler lidar measurements and numerical simulations, Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 3095-3109. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., R. Busen, A. Dörnbrack, S. Rahm, and O. Reitebuch, 2005, Targeted observations with an air-borne wind lidar, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 22, 1706-1719. (link).
  • Weissmann, M., G. Mayr, R. Banta, and A. Gohm, 2004, Observations of the temporal evolution and structure of gap flow in the Wipp Valley on 2 and 3 October 1999, Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 2684-2697. (link).

Meteorologisches Institut
Theresienstr. 37
80333 München
Room A223

Telefon: +49 (0)89 2180 4470
Telefax: +49 (0)89 28 05 508
Email: Martin Weissmann

Martin Weissmann 02.11.2015