Main publications Victor Venema

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This page contains my main publications, as the list with all publications started to become unclear. For every important theme I worked on, I tried to list here the most comprehensive articles, reports, etc.

In press, submitted or almost ready

Comments are much appreciated.

 Willett, K.M. , C.N. Williams, I. Jolliffe, R. Lund, L. Alexander, S. Bronnimann, L. A. Vincent, S. Easterbrook, V. Venema, D. Berry, R. Warren, G. Lopardo, R. Auchmann, E. Aguilar, M. Menne, C. Gallagher, Z. Hausfather, T. Thorarinsdottir, and P.W. Thorne. Concepts for Benchmarking of Homogenisation Algorithm Performance on the Global Scale. Submitted, 2014.

 Acquaotta, F., S. Fratianni, V. and Venema. Comparison study of two independent precipitation networks in Piedmont, Italy. Submitted, 2014.

 Rennie, Jared; Lawrimore, Jay; Gleason, Byron; Thorne, Peter; Morice, Colin; Menne, Matthew; Williams, Claude; Gambi de Almeida, Waldenio; Christy, John; Flannery, Meaghan; Ishihara, Masahito; Kamiguchi, Kenji; Klein Tank, Abert; Mhanda, Albert; Lister, David; Razuvaev, Vyacheslav; Renom, Madeleine; Rusticucci, Matilde; Tandy, Jeremy; Worley, Steven; Venema, Victor; Angel, William; Brunet, Manola; Dattore, Bob; Diamond, Howard; Lazzara, Matthew; Le Blancq, Frank; Luterbacher, Juerg; Maechel, Hermann; Revadekar, Jayashree; Vose, Russell; Yin, Xungang. The International Surface Temperature Initiative global land surface databank: monthly temperature data version 1 release description and methods. Accepted by Geoscience Data Journal, 2013.

2013

 Tanja Zerenner, Victor Venema, Petra Friederichs, and Clemens Simmer. Atmospheric Downscaling using Genetic Programming. American Geosciences Union, Fall meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA, 9-13 December 2013.

 Domonkos, P., V. Venema, O. Mestre. Efficiencies of homogenisation methods: our present knowledge and its limitation. Proceedings of the Seventh seminar for homogenization and quality control in climatological databases, Budapest, Hungary, 24 – 28 October 2011, WMO report, Climate data and monitoring, WCDMP-No. 78, pp. 11-24, 2013.

 Rustemeier, E., A. Kapala, V. Venema and C. Simmer. Detection and correction of breakpoints in long-term German precipitation series. Proceedings of the Seventh seminar for homogenization and quality control in climatological databases, Budapest, Hungary, 24 – 28 October 2011, WMO report, Climate data and monitoring, WCDMP-No. 78, pp. 54-63, 2013.

 Victor Venema, Enric Aguilar, Renate Auchmann, Ingeborg Auer, Theo Brandsma, Barbara Chimani, Alba Gilabert, Olivier Mestre, Andrea Toreti, and Gregor Vertacnik. Parallel measurements to study inhomogeneities in daily data (abstract | talk). 12th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, IMSC2013, Jeju, South Korea, 24-28 June, 2013.

 Ralf Lindau and Victor Venema. Break position errors in climate records. 12th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, IMSC2013, Jeju, South Korea, 24-28 June, 2013.

 Venema, Victor, Annika Schomburg, and Clemens Simmer. An improved adaptive radiative transfer scheme. (abstract | poster)
European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07 – 12 April 2013

 Lindau, R., V.K.C. Venema. On the multiple breakpoint problem and the number of significant breaks in homogenisation of climate records. Idojaras, Quarterly journal of the Hungarian Meteorological Service, 117, no. 1, pp. 1-34, 2013.

2012

 Gimeno Garcia, S., T. Trautmann, and V. Venema. Reduction of radiation biases by incorporating the missing cloud variability via downscaling techniques: a study using the 3-D MoCaRT model. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi: 10.5194/amt-5-2261-2012, 5, pp. 2261-2276, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2012.

 Venema, V., O. Mestre, E. Aguilar, I. Auer, J.A. Guijarro, P. Domonkos, G. Vertacnik, T. Szentimrey, P. Stepanek, P. Zahradnicek, J. Viarre, G. Müller-Westermeier, M. Lakatos, C.N. Williams, M.J. Menne, R. Lindau, D. Rasol, E. Rustemeier, K. Kolokythas, T. Marinova, L. Andresen, F. Acquaotta, S. Fratianni, S. Cheval, M. Klancar, M. Brunetti, Ch. Gruber, M. Prohom Duran, T. Likso, P. Esteban, Th. Brandsma, K. Willett. Detecting and repairing inhomogeneities in datasets, assessing current capabilities. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 93, no. 7, pp. 951-954, July 2012.

 Schomburg, A., V.K.C. Venema, F. Ament, C. Simmer. Disaggregation of screen-level variables in a numerical weather prediction model with an explicit simulation of sub-grid scale land-surface heterogeneity. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, doi: 10.1007/s00703-012-0183-y, 116, no. 3-4, pp. 81-94, 2012.

 Domonkos, P., V. Venema, I. Auer, O. Mestre, M. Brunetti. The historical pathway towards more accurate homogenisation. Advances in Science and Research, 8, pp. 45-52, doi:10.5194/asr-8-45-2012, 2012.

 Venema, V., O. Mestre, E. Aguilar, I. Auer, J.A. Guijarro, P. Domonkos, G. Vertacnik, T. Szentimrey, P. Stepanek, P. Zahradnicek, J. Viarre, G. Müller-Westermeier, M. Lakatos, C.N. Williams, M.J. Menne, R. Lindau, D. Rasol, E. Rustemeier, K. Kolokythas, T. Marinova, L. Andresen, F. Acquaotta, S. Fratianni, S. Cheval, M. Klancar, M. Brunetti, Ch. Gruber, M. Prohom Duran, T. Likso, P. Esteban, Th. Brandsma. Benchmarking homogenization algorithms for monthly data. Climate of the Past, 8, pp. 89-115, doi: 10.5194/cp-8-89-2012, 2012.

 A. Schomburg, V. Venema, F. Ament, and C. Simmer. Application of an adaptive radiative transfer scheme in a mesoscale numerical weather prediction model. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 138, pp. 91–102, doi: 10.1002/qj.890, 2012.

2011

 Sauter, T. and V.K.C. Venema. Natural three-dimensional predictor domains for statistical precipitation downscaling. Journal of Climate, 24, pp. 6132–6145, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI4155.1, 2011.

2010

 Schomburg, A., V.K.C. Venema, R. Lindau, F. Ament, and C. Simmer. A downscaling scheme for atmospheric variables to drive soil-vegetation-atmosphere transfer models. Tellus B, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00466.x, 62, no. 4, pp. 242-258, 2010.

 D. Maraun, F. Wetterhall, A.M. Ireson, R.E. Chandler, E.J. Kendon, M. Widmann, S. Brienen, H.W. Rust, T. Sauter, M. Themeßl, V.K.C. Venema, K.P. Chun, C.M. Goodess, R.G. Jones, C. Onof, M. Vrac, and I. Thiele-Eich. Precipitation downscaling under climate change. Recent developments to bridge the gap between dynamical models and the end user. Reviews in Geophysics, 48, RG3003, doi: 10.1029/2009RG000314, 2010.

 Venema, V.K.C., S. Gimeno García, and C. Simmer. A new algorithm for the downscaling of cloud fields. Quart. J. Royal. Meteorol. Soc., 136, no. 646, pp. 91-106, doi: 10.1002/qj.535, 2010.

 Venema, V.K.C., O. Mestre, and the COST-HOME Team. First results from the COST-HOME monthly benchmark dataset with temperature and precipitation data for testing homogenisation algorithms. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2010, Vienna, Austria, 02-07 May 2010.

2009

 Venema, V.K.C., R. Lindau, T. Varnai, and C. Simmer. Combining surrogate clouds with geostatistics to ease the comparisons of point radiation measurements with cloud measurements. (poster | extended abstract) ISTP2009, 18-23 October, 2009, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

 Sauter, T., V.K.C. Venema. Multi-stationäre Simulationen von täglichen Niederschlagssummen mit einem neuen auf Surrogate basierenden Wettergenerator und Selbstorganisierenden Merkmalskarten
8. Deutsche Klimatagung, Universitätsclub Bonn, Deutschland, 5. bis 8. Oktober 2009.

2008

 Milan, M., V.K.C. Venema, D. Schüttemeyer, and C. Simmer. Assimilation of radar and satellite data in mesoscale models: a physical initialisation scheme. (24 Mb) Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 17, No. 6, pp. 887-902, doi: 10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0340, 2008.

 Rust, H.W., O. Mestre, and V.K.C. Venema. Less jumps, less memory: homogenized temperature records and long memory. (low quality (0.5 Mb) | high quality (24 Mb)) JGR-Atmospheres, 113, D19110, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009919, 2008.

2007

 Venema, V.K.C., A. Schomburg, F. Ament, and C. Simmer. Two adaptive radiative transfer schemes for numerical weather prediction models. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7, 5659-5674, doi: 10.5194/acp-7-5659-2007, 2007.

 Schmidt, K.S., V.K.C. Venema, F. di Giuseppe, R. Scheirer, M. Wendisch, and P. Pilewski. Reproducing cloud microphysics and irradiance measurements using three 3D cloud generators. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 133, doi: 10.1002/qj.53, pp. 765-780, 2007.

2006

 Venema, V.K.C., S. Bachner, H.W. Rust, and C. Simmer. Statistical characteristics of surrogate data based on geophysical measurements. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 13, pp. 449-466, doi: 10.5194/npg-13-449-2006, 2006.

 Venema, V.K.C., F. Ament, and C. Simmer. A stochastic iterative amplitude adjusted Fourier transform algorithm with improved accuracy. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 13, no. 3, pp. 247-363, doi: 10.5194/npg-13-321-2006, 2006.

 Venema, V.K.C., S. Theis, and C. Simmer. Online generation of temporal and spatial fractal red noise. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April, 2006.

 Venema, V.K.C., St. Meyer, S. Gimeno García, A. Kniffka, C. Simmer, S. Crewell, U. Löhnert, Th. Trautmann, and A. Macke. Surrogate cloud fields generated with the iterative amplitude adapted Fourier transform algorithm. (color | black/white) Tellus, 58A, no. 1, pp. 104-120, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2006.00160.x, 2006.

2005

 Venema, V.K.C., V. Leyendecker, and C. Simmer. A scale break in high-resolution liquid water path measurements. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 24 - 29 April 2005.

2004

 Crewell, S., C. Simmer, U. Löhnert, V.K.C. Venema, A. Feijt, E. van Meijgaard, A. van Lammeren, H. Bloemink, D. Jolivet, M. Wendisch, S. Schmidt, M. Schröder, U. Willén, M. Quante, J. Meywerk, O.A. Krasnov, Th. Trautmann, S. Gimeno García, K. Pfeilsticker, and Th. Scholl. The BALTEX Bridge Campaign. An integrated approach for a better understanding of clouds. Bulletin Am. Meteorol. Soc., 85, no. 10, pp. 1565-1584, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-85-10-1565, 2004.

2003

 Venema, V.K.C., S. Gimeno García, and C. Simmer. Searching for a 3D-cloud field with measured cloud properties. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, 06 - 11 April 2003.

 Victor Venema. An evolutionary search algorithm to generate 3D cloud fields with measured cloud boundary statistics. Report, 2003.

2002

 Venema, V.K.C., S. Crewell, C. Simmer, J. Meywerk, M. Quante, and O. Sievers. The 4D-Clouds project: Cloud structure measurements with a scanning microwave radiometer and a scanning cloud radar. Second European Conf. on Radar Meteorol. (ERAD), Delft, 18-22 November 2002.

2001

 Erkelens, J., V.K.C. Venema, H.W.J. Russchenberg, and L. Ligthart. Coherent scattering of microwaves by particles; Evidence from clouds and smoke. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 58, no. 9, pp. 1091-1102, doi: 10.1175/1520-0469(2001)058<1091:CSOMBP>2.0.CO;2, June 2001.
Chapter 5 of my thesis is almost the same as this article; see also Chapter 6 for more details.

2000

 Venema, V.K.C. Cloud measurements with radar. PhD thesis, 13 November 2000.

 Venema, V.K.C., H.W.J. Russchenberg, and L. Ligthart. Clear-air scattering observations: downdraft and angels. First European Radar Meteorology, Bologna, Italy, 4-8 September 2000.

 Venema, V.K.C., H.W.J. Russchenberg, A. Apituley, A. van Lammeren, S. Crewell, and L. Ligthart. Radar and lidar observations of the melting process in the bright band. IGARSS 2000, Hawaii, USA.
See also Chapter 8 of my thesis on the lidar dark band.

 Venema, V.K.C., H.W.J. Russchenberg, A. Apituley, A. van Lammeren, and L. Ligthart. Cloud boundary height measurements using lidar and radar. (0.4 Mb) Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 24, no. 2, pp. 129-134, 2000.

 Boers, R., H.W.J. Russchenberg, J. Erkelens, V.K.C. Venema, A. van Lammeren, A. Apituley, and S. Jongen. Ground-based remote sensing of stratocumulus properties during CLARA, 1996. Journal Applied Meteorology, 39, no. 2, pp 169-181, doi: 10.1175/1520-0450(2000)039<0169:GBRSOS>2.0.CO;2, Feb 2000.

1999

 Van Lammeren, A., A. Feijt, D. Donovan and H. Bloemink, H. Russchenberg, V. Venema and J. Erkelens, A. Apituley, H. ten Brink, A. Khlystov, S. Jongen, G. Brussaard, and M. Herben. Clouds and radiation: intensive experimental study of clouds and radiation in the Netherlands (CLARA). Proc. Symposium Remote Sensing of Cloud Parameters: Retrieval and Validation, pp. 5-10, 21-22 October 1999, Delft, The Netherlands.

1998

 Venema, V.K.C., H.W.J. Russchenberg, L. Ligthart, A. van Lammeren, and A. Apituley. The effect of the orientation of ice crystals in the melting layer and ice clouds on measurements using radar and lidar. conference on light scattering by nonspherical particles: Theory, measurements and applications, 1998, New York.

   
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