Boundary Layer Meteorology



Westerhuis, S., O. Fuhrer, R. Bhattacharya, C. Bretherton, J. Schmidli, 2021: Effects of terrain-following vertical coordinates on simulation of stratus clouds in numerical weather prediction models. Q. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 147, 94-105. DOI: 10.1002/qj.3907

Quimbayo-Duarte, J., Chemel, C., Staquet, C., Troude, F., and Arduini, G., 2021. Drivers of severe air pollution events in a deep valley during wintertime: A case study from the Arve river valley, France. Atmospheric Environment, 247, 118030


Sgoff, C., A. Schomburg, J. Schmidli, R. Potthast, 2020: Assimilating synthetic land surface temperature in a coupled land-atmosphere model. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 146, 3980-3997. DOI: 10.1002/qj.3883.

Ban, N., J. Rajczak, J. Schmidli, and C. Schär, 2020: Analysis of Alpine precipitation extremes using generalized extreme value theory in convection-resolving climate simulations. Climate Dynamics, 55, 61-75. DOI: 10.1029/2005JD005965.

Bastak Duran, I., J. Schmidli, R. Bhattacharya, 2020: A budget-based turbulence length scale diagnostic. Atmosphere. DOI: 10.3390/ATMOS11040425.

Bašták Ďurán, I. and P. Marquet, 2021: Les travaux sur la turbulence: les origines, Toucans, Cost-ES0905 et influence de l'entropie. La Météorologie, 112, 79-86, doi: 10.37053/lameteorologie-2021-0023

Anurose, T.J., I. Bastak Duran, J. Schmidli, A. Seifert, 2020: Understanding the moisture variance in precipitating shallow cumulus convection. J. of Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, DOI: 10.1029/2019JD031178.

Schmid, F., J. Schmidli, M. Hervo, and A. Haefele, 2020: Diurnal Valley Winds in a Deep Alpine Valley: Observations. Atmosphere. DOI: 10.3390/ATMOS11010054

Vergara Temprado, J., N. Ban, D. Panosetti, L. Schlemmer, and C. Schär, 2020: Climate models permit convection at much coarser resolutions than previously considered. J. Climate, 33, 1915-1933. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0286.1


Mol, W.B., C.C. van Heerwaarden, and L. Schlemmer, 2019: Surface moisture exchange under vanishing wind in simulations of idealized tropical convection. Geophys. Res. Letters, 46, 13'602-13'609


Schmidli, J., S. Boeing, and O. Fuhrer, 2018: Accuracy of Simulated Diurnal Valley Winds in the Swiss Alps: Influence of Grid Resolution, Topography Filtering, and Land Surface Datasets. Atmosphere. DOI: 10.3390/ATMOS9050196.

Keller, M., N. Kroner, O. Fuhrer, D. Luthi, J. Schmidli, and C. Schar, 2018: The sensitivity of Alpine summer convection to surrogate climate change: an intercomparison between convection-parameterizing and convection-resolving models. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. DOI: 10.5194/ACP-18-5253-2018.

Serafin, S. et al, 2018: Exchange Processes in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Over Mountainous Terrain. Atmosphere. DOI: 10.3390/ATMOS9030102.

Bastak Duran, I., J.F. Geleyn, F. Vana, J. Schmidli, R. Brozkova, 2018: A turbulence scheme with two prognostic turbulence energies. J. Atmos. Sciences, 75, 3381-3402. 10.1175/JAS-D-18-0026.1

Sprenger, M., J. Schmidli, L. Egloff, 2018: The Laseyer wind storm - case studies and a climatology. Meteorol. Z., 27, 15-32. DOI: 10.1127/METZ/2017/0854.


T. J. Anurose, D. Bala Subrahamanyam and S. V. Sunilkumar, 2018: Two years observations on the diurnal evolution of coastal atmospheric boundary layer features over Thiruvananthapuram (8.5°N, 76.9°E), India, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 131, 77-90. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-016-1955-y


Panosetti, D., S. Böing, L. Schlemmer, and J. Schmidli, 2016: Idealized convection-resolving and large eddy simulations of moist convection over mountainous terrain. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 4021-4041

Schär, C., N. Ban, E. M. Fischer, J. Rajczak, J. Schmidli, C. Frei, F. Giorgi, T.R. Karl, E.J. Kendon, A.M.G. Klein Tank, P.A. O’Gorman, J. Sillmann, X. Zhang, and F.W. Zwiers, 2016: Percentile indices for assessing changes in heavy precipitation events. Climatic Change, 137, 201-216.

 D. Bala Subrahamanyam, T. J. Anurose, Mannil Mohan, M. Santosh, N. V. P. Kiran Kumar, S. Sijikumar, S. S. Prijith and Marina Aloysius (2011)," Atmospheric Surface-Layer Response to the Annular Solar Eclipse of 15 January 2010 over Thiruvananthapuram", India, Boundary-Layer Meteorology 141(2): 325 - 332 DOI: 10.1007/s10546-011-9627-z.z.

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, 2015: HErZ - The German Hans-Ertel Cen- treforWeatherResearch,acceptedforpublicatininBull.Am.Meteo - rolol. Soc.,doi:

Hassanzadeh, H., J. Schmidli, W. Langhans, L. Schlemmer, and C. Schär, 2016: Impact of topography on the diurnal cycle of summertime moist convection in idealized simulations. Meteorol. Z., 25, 181-194.

Keller, M., O. Fuhrer, J. Schmidli, M. Stengel, R. Stöckli, and C. Schär: Evaluation of convectionresolving models using satellite data: The diurnal cycle of summer convection over the Alps. Meteorol. Z., 25, 165-179.

Schraff, C., Reich, H., Rhodin, A., Schomburg, A., Stephan, K., Peráñez, A. and Potthast, R. (2016), Kilometre-scale ensemble data assimilation for the COSMO model (KENDA). Q.J.R.Meteorol.Soc., 142: 1453–1472. doi:10.1002/qj.2748.


Schmidli, J. and R. Rotunno, 2015: The quasi-steady state of the valley wind system. Front. Earth Sci., 3, doi: 10.3389/feart.2015.00079.

Shrestha P., A. P. Dimri, A. Schomburg and C. Simmer, 2015: Improved understanding of an extreme rainfall event at the Himalaya Foothills - A case study using COSMO, Tellus A, 67, 26031

Prein, A. F., W. Langhans, G. Fosser, A. Ferrone, N. Ban, K. Goergen, M. Keller, M. Tölle, O. Gutjahr, F. Feser, E. Brisson, S. Kollet, J. Schmidli, N.P.M. van Lipzig, and R. Leung, 2015: A review on regional convection-permitting climate modeling: Demonstrations, prospects, and challenges, Rev. Geophys., 53, doi: 10.1002/2014RG000475.

Ban, N. J. Schmidli, and C. Schär, 2015: Heavy precipitation in a changing climate: Does shortterm summer precipitation increase faster? Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi: 10.1002/2014GL062588.


Schomburg, A., C. Schraff and R. Potthast, 2015: A concept for the as- similation of satellite cloud information in an Ensemble Kalman Fil - ter: single-observation experiments, Q.J.R. Meteorolog. Soc., 141: 893-908.

Ban, N., J. Schmidli, and C. Schär, 2014: Evaluation of the convection-resolving regional climate modelling approach in decade-long simulations. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 7889-7907.

Bastak D., I., J. Geleyn, and F. Vana, 2014: A Compact Model for the Stability Dependency of TKE Production–Destruction–Conversion Terms Valid for the Whole Range of Richardson Numbers. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 3004–3026, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-13-0203.1.

Froidevaux, P., L. Schlemmer, J. Schmidli, W. Langhans, and C. Schär, 2014: Influence of the background wind on the local soil moisture-precipitation feedback. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 782–799.


Schmidli, J., 2013: Daytime heat transfer processes over mountainous terrain. J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 4041–4066.

Langhans, W., J. Schmidli, S. Bieri, O. Fuher, and C. Schär, 2013: Long-term simulations of thermally-driven flows and orographic convection at convection-parameterizing and cloudresolving resolutions. J. Appl. Met. Clim., 52, 1490–1510.

T. J. Anurose and D. Bala Subrahamanyam (2013), "Improvements in Sensible Heat-Flux Parametrization in the High-Resolution Regional Model (HRM) Through the Modified Treatment of the Roughness Length for Heat", Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 147(3): 569-578Layer Meteorology, 147(3):569-578 2012 

Langhans, W., J. Schmidli, and C. Schär, 2012: Bulk convergence of cloud-resolving simulations of moist convection over complex terrain. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 2207– 2228.

Schomburg, A., V. Venema, F. Ament, C.Simmer 2012: Disaggregation of screen-level variables in a numerical weather prediction model with an explicit simulation of sub-grid scale land-surface hetero - geneity, Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 116, 81-94

Schlemmer, L., C. Hohenegger, J. Schmidli, and C. Schär, 2012: Diurnal equilibrium convection and land surface-atmosphere interactions in an idealized cloud-resolving model. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 138, 1526–1539

Arnold, D., D. Morton, I. Schicker, P. Seibert, M. W. Rotach, K. Horvath, J. Dudhia, T. Satomura, M. Müller, G. Zängl, T. Takemi, S. Serafin, J. Schmidli, and S. Schneider, 2012: Issues in highresolution atmospheric modeling in complex topography – The HiRCoT Workshop. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 47, 3-11.


Schmidli, J., 2012: The diabatic pressure difference: A new diagnostic for the analysis of valley winds. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 717–720.

Schmidli, J., and R. Rotunno, 2012: The influence of the valley surrounding on valley wind dynamics. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 561–577.

Schomburg, A., V. Venema, F. Ament, and C. Simmer, 2012: Application of an adaptive radiative transfer parameterisation in a mesoscale numerical weather prediction model , Q.J.R.Meteorol. Soc., 138, 91-102, 2012.

 Langhans, W., J. Schmidli, and C. Schär, 2012: Mesoscale impacts of explicit numerical diffusion in a convection-permitting model. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 226–244.


Schomburg, A., V. Venema, R. Lindau, F. Ament, and C. Simmer, 2010: A downscaling scheme for atmospheric variables to drive soil-vegetation-atmosphere transfer models, Tellus, 62B, 242–258, 2010.

Schmidli, J., and R. Rotunno, 2010: Mechanisms of along-valley winds and heat exchange over mountainous terrain. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3033–3047.  


Venema, V., A. Schomburg, F. Ament, and C. Simmer, 2007: Two adaptive radiative transfer schemes for numerical weather prediction models, Atmos Chem Phys, 7, 5659–5674, 2007.