Dr. Christoph Kiemle

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, DLR

Tel: +49 8153 / 28 - 2525

E-Mail: christoph.kiemle@dlr.de

Homepage: http://www.dlr.de/pa/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-2350/3476_read-5207/

CURRENT POSITION

Scientist in the Lidar division of the DLR Institute of Atmospheric Physics

FIELD OF WORK

Scientific analysis and meteorological interpretation of airborne water vapour lidar data, with focus on transport and variability of water vapour in the atmosphere and its relevance for weather and climate. Assessment of accuracy and precision of future spaceborne lidar instruments for remote sensing of atmospheric greenhouse gases such as water vapour, methane, carbon dioxide and ozone in the frame of ESA and DLR studies.

BIOGRAPHY

Christoph Kiemle studied Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich and received his diploma in 1987. He started as an engineer in the Lidar division of the DLR Institute of Atmospheric Physics in1989, and became responsible for the scientific analysis of lidar data obtained during research flights with DLR aircraft. A PhD in Meteorology from the University of Innsbruck (Austria) followed in 2008 with the theme „Airborne Water Vapor Lidar Measurements“.

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