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Victor Venema
Room 210
Auf dem Huegel 20
53121 Bonn
Tel: +49 (0)228 73 5185
Fax: +49 (0)228 73 5188

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University of Bonn




My research work can be accessed in three ways. 1) A list with various scientific themes, with pdf-articles and often color examples and program codes (below are the main themes). 2) There is a chronological list of articles. 3) On my blog variable variability you can find more general or preliminary ideas.

Homogenisation of climate records
Understanding and benchmarking homogenisation algorithms.
Surrogate clouds
Surrogate cloud fields have certain (statistical) properties of real cloud fields. These can be measured properties or theoretical ones.
Adaptive parameterisations
Adaptive parameterisation schemes enable more physical parameterisations by splitting the computation in a more physical calculation and an adaptive (statistical) generalisation.

more/older research themes ...



Sea Surface Temperature
December 2016. A review paper on uncertainties and inhomogeneities in SST is now published online by the Bulletin of the American Meterological Society.
Multi-objective downscaling
Juni 2016. The article on Downscaling near-surface atmospheric fields with multi-objective Genetic Programming by my PhD student Tanja Zerenner has just been accepted.
Statistical problems in homogenization
Juni 2016. An invited talk at the 13th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology (IMSC) resulted in an interesting overview of where we are and what needs to be done in statistical homogenization of station data.
Uncertainy of break positions
May 2015 Paper published on the uncertainty of break positions detected by homogenization algorithms by Ralf Lindau and me. article | Manuscript.


Homogenisation e-mail list
An e-mail distribution list on homogenisation of climate data.
Cloud research e-mail list
An e-mail distribution list on cloud research and climate.
Adaptive parameterisations and Transregio 32
I am currently working on a DWD-project on adaptive parameterisations and in the Transregio 32 on structure and exchange processes between the ground, vegetation and atmosphere.
Surrogate clouds
My last DFG project on generating structured clouds to study 3D radiative transfer.
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