Dr. Gerit Birnbaum

Gerit Birnbaum
Division Climate Sciences | Polar Meteorology
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Email Gerit Birnbaum
Phone +49(471)4831-1795
Fax +49(471)4831-1149
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Bussestraße 24,
D-27570 Bremerhaven
(Room F-104)

Research program

PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
PACES II 1.1: The polar atmosphere, interaction with sea ice, ocean and frozen land


Deputy women's representative;

Research interests

process studies;atmospheric radiation;atmosphere-sea ice-ocean interaction;

Latest Publications

Conference Item
Melt pond fraction and spectral sea ice albedo retrieval from MERIS data: validation, case studies, trends (2016)
Istomina, Larysa; Marks, Henrik; Heygster, Georg; Huntemann, Marcus; Schwarz, Pascal; Birnbaum, Gerit; Scharien, R.; Polashenski, C.; Perovich, D.; Melsheimer, C.; Zege, E.; Malinka, A.; Prikhach, A.; Katsev, I.
hdl: 10013/epic.47877

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Observations of snow properties in Antarctica (2016)
Carlsen, Tim; Birnbaum, Gerit; Ehrlich, André; Freitag, Johannes; Heygster, Georg; Istomina, Larysa; Kipfstuhl, Sepp; Orsi, A.; Schaefer, Michael; Wendisch, Manfred
hdl: 10013/epic.47767

Conference Item
The impact of leads on the energy budget of the polar atmospheric boundary layer (2016)
Lüpkes, Christof; Tetzlaff, Amelie; Hartmann, Jörg; Birnbaum, Gerit; Gryanik, Vladimir M.; Vihma, Timo; Wacker, Ulrike
hdl: 10013/epic.46836

Validation of eight atmospheric reanalyses in the Antarctic Peninsula region (2016)
Nygard, Tiina; Vihma, Timo; Birnbaum, Gerit; Hartmann, Jörg; Lachlan-Cope, T.; Ladkin, R.; Lüpkes, Christof; Weiss, Alexandra
hdl: 10013/epic.47765

Conference Item
The impact of specific surface area and clouds on surface albedo: Investigations made at Kohnen Station, Antarctica, during summer 2013/2014 (2015)
Belke Brea, Maria; Birnbaum, Gerit; Freitag, Johannes; Kipfstuhl, Sepp; Humbert, Angelika; Schaefer, Michael; König-Langlo, Gert; Loose, Bernd
hdl: 10013/epic.45957

Latest Datasets

Boundary layer turbulence and radiation measurements above the Antarctic sea ice, during POLAR 5 campaign JASPER 2010 with links to raw data files (2011)
Hartmann, Jörg; Vihma, Timo; Lüpkes, Christof; Birnbaum, Gerit; Dierking, Wolfgang