Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann

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http://www.imk-ifu.kit.edu/staff_Harald_Kunstmann.phpMeteorologist / Climate Research - Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research; Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Karlsruhe, Germany

2012

Jung, G., Wagner, S., Kunstmann.  2012.  Joint climate-hydrology modeling: an impact study for the data-sparse environment of the Volta Basin in West Africa.  Hydrology Research, 43 (3) : 231-248 .

2009

Laux, P., S. Wagner, A. Wagner, J. Jacobeit, A. Bárdossy, and H. Kunstmann.  2009.  Modelling daily precipitation features in the Volta Basin of West Africa.  International Journal of Climatology, 29 (7) : 937-954 .

2008

Kunstmann, H., G. Jung, et al..  2008.  Integration of atmospheric sciences and hydrology for the development of decision support systems in sustainable water management.  Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, 33 (1-2) : 165 .
Laux P., H. Kunstmann and A. Bárdossy.  2008.  Predicting the Regional Onset of the Rainy Season in West Africa.  International Journal of Climatology, 28 (3) : 329-342 .
Marx, A., H. Kunstmann, Schüttemeyer, D. & A.F. Moene.  2008.  Uncertainty analysis for satellite derived sensible heat fluxes and scintillometer measurements over Savannah environment and comparison to mesoscale meteorological simulation results.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorology , 148(4) : 656 . Further Information
Wagner S., Kunstmann H., and Bárdossy A..  2008.  Propagation of precipitation uncertainties in water balance estimations..  Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10; EGU2008-A-03785 .
Wagner, S., Kunstmann, H., Bárdossy, A., Conrad, C., & Colditz, R. R.  2008.  Water balance estimations of poorly gauged catchments in West Africa using dynamical downscaling of meteorological fields and remote sensing information.  Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, doi:10.1016/j.pce.2008.04.002  .

2007

Jung, G. and H. Kunstmann.  2007.  High-resolution Regional Climate Modelling for the Volta Basin of West Africa.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 112 : 17 pages, doi:10.1029/2006JD007951 . Further Information
Jung, G. and H. Kunstmann.  2007.  Modelling regional climate change and the impact on surface and sub-surface hydrology in the Volta Basin (West Africa).  IAHS Red Book Series Quantification and reduction of predictive uncertainty for sustainable water resources management.
Kunstmann, H.  2007.  Effective SVAT model parameters through inverse stochastic modelling and second order first moment propagation.  Journal of Hydrology, .
Laux P., H. Kunstmann and A. Bárdossy.  2007.  Linking West African Monsoon’s onset with atmospheric circulation patterns.  . IAHS Red Book Series, Quantification and reduction of predictive uncertainty for sustainable water resources management. 
Laux, P., Wagner, A. Wagner, S., Kunstmann, H. & Bárdossy A..  2007.  Modelling daily precipitation features in the Volta Basin in West Africa.  submitted to Int. Journal of, .
Neumann, R., G. Jung, P. Laux and H. Kunstmann.  2007.  Climate trends of temperature, precipitation and river discharge in the Volta Basin of West Africa.  International Journal of River Management, 5 (1) : 17 . Further Information
Wagner, S., H. Kunstmann and A. Bárdossy.  2007.  Uncertainties in water balance estimations due to scarce meteorological information: A case study for the White Volta catchment in West Africa.  IAHS Red Book Series, Quantification and reduction of predictive uncertainty for sustainable water resources management.

2006

Ahrends, H., M. Mast, C. Rodgers and H. Kunstmann.  2006.  Coupled Hydrological-Economic Modelling for Optimised Irrigated Cultivation in a Semi-arid Catchment of West Africa.  Environmental Modelling and Software, .
Intsiful, J. and H. Kunstmann.  2006.  Upscaling of Land Surface Parameters through Inverse Stochastic SVAT-Modeling.  Boundary Layer Meteorology, .
Kunstmann, H. and G. Jung.  2006.  Influence of soil moisture and land use change on precipitation in West Africa.  International Journal of River Management, .
Wagner, S., H. Kunstmann, and A. Bárdossy.  2006.  Model based distributed water balance monitoring of the White Volta catchment in West Africa through coupled meteorological- hydrological simulations.  Advances in Geosciences, 9 : 39-44 .

2005

Kunstmann, H.  2005.  Upscaling of land surface parameters through direct moment propagation.  Advances in Geosciences, 5 : 127-131 .
Kunstmann, H. and G. Jung.  2005.  Impact of regional climate change on water availability in the Volta Basin of West Africa.  IAHS publication 295: Regional Hydrological impacts of Climatic Variability and Change – Impact Assessment and Decision making, : 75-85 .
Youkhana, E., B. Arendt, H. Kunstmann, N. Martin, C. Rodgers and P. Vlek.  2005.  Das GLOWA-Volta Projekt: Untersuchungen zum nachhaltigen Umgang mit der Ressource Wasser im Voltabecken von West Afrika.  Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, HW 49, H. 4 : 190-200 .

2003

Kunstmann, H. and G. Jung.  2003.  Investigation of feedback mechanisms between soil moisture, land use and precipitation in West Africa.  IAHS publication 280: Water Resources Systems – Water Availability and Global Change, : 149-159 .

2002

Giesen, N., H. Kunstmann, G. Jung., J. Liebe, M. Andreini and P. Vlek.  2002.  The GLOWA Volta project: Integrated assessment of feedback mechanisms between climate, landuse, and hydrology.  Advances in Global Change Research, Vol. 10: Climatic Change: Implications for the Hydrological Cycle and for Water Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, : 151-170 .

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Department:
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

E-Mail:
harald.kunstmann(at)kit.edu