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C 3-Prof. f. Phys. Geographie (Paeth)
Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg

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Research foci (and basic equipment-based research projects):
Extreme Climatic Events:

1. Reconstruction of European Surface Pressure Fields during conspicuous
Climatic Anomalies of the 16th Century

2. Extreme hydrological events in central Europe since 1500

3. Long-term flood records, climate dynamics and risk assessment in Europe

4. Multivariate Classification of extreme rainfall and discharge events in northern hemispheric mid-latitudes and model-based estimates for the 21st century.

Jacobeit, J., H. Wanner, G. Koslowski & M. Gudd: European Surface Pressure Patterns for Months with Outstanding Climatic Anomalies During the Sixteenth Century.- In: Climatic Change, 43, 1999, 201-221.

Sturm, K., R. Glaser, J. Jacobeit, M. Deutsch, R. Brazdil, C. Pfister, J. Luterbacher & H. Wanner: Hochwasser in Mitteleuropa seit 1500 und ihre Beziehung zur atmosphärischen Zirkulation. – In: Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen, 145, 2001/6, 14-23.

Glaser, R., J. Jacobeit, M. Deutsch & H. Stangl: Hochwässer als historisches Phänomen. – In: Rundgespräche der Kommission für Ökologie der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Bd. 24 „Hochwasser und Ökologie – Katastrophe oder Chance?“, 2002, 15-30.

Jacobeit, J., R. Glaser, J. Luterbacher, M. Nonnenmacher & H. Wanner: Links between flood events in Central Europe since AD 1500 and the large-scale atmospheric circulation. – In: Proceedings of the Int. Workshop on “Palaeofloods, Historical Data & Climatic Variability – Applications in Flood Risk Assessment”, Barcelona 2002 (in press).

Jacobeit, J., R. Glaser, J. Luterbacher & H. Wanner: Links between flood events in Central Europe since AD 1500 and large-scale atmospheric circulation modes. In: Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 2003, 1172-1175.

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