Matthias Zahn

Publications ( please also see my google scholar profile )



2017

Euro-Atlantic winter storminess and precipitation extremes under 1.5°C versus 2°C warming scenarios
Monika Barcikowska, Scott Weaver, Frauke Feser, Simone Russo, Frederik Schenk, and Matthias Zahn (in preparation)

Trends of cyclone characteristics in the Arctic and their patterns from different re-analysis data
Zahn, M., M. Akperov, A. Rinke, F. Feser and I. Mokhov, (accepted)

Effects of air-sea coupling over the North Sea and the Baltic Sea on simulated summer precipitation over Central Europe
Ha Hagemann, M. Gröger, B. Rockel, M. Zahn, B. Geyer and M. Meier
Climate Dynamics [online version]


2016

North Atlantic summer storm tracks over Europe dominated by internal variability over the past millennium
Mary H. Gagen, Eduardo Zorita, Danny McCarroll, Matthias Zahn, Giles H.F. Young and Iain Robertson
Nature Geosciences [online version]

Re-examining the roles of surface heat flux and latent heat release in a 'hurricane-like' polar low over the Barents Sea
Erik Kolstad,Tom Bracegirdle , Matthias Zahn

Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres [online version]

Interannual Variability in the Summertime Hydrological Cycle over European Regions
Igor Zveryaev, Matthias Zahn and Richard Allan

Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres [online version]


2015

Climatology of polar lows over the Sea of Japan using the JRA-55 reanalysis
Wataru Yanase, Hiroshi Niino, Shun-ichi I. Watanabe, Kevin I. Hodges, Zahn Matthias, Thomas Spengler, and Irina A. Gurvich

Journal of Climate [online version]

Hurricane Gonzalo and its extratropical transition to a strong European storm
Feser, F., M. Barcikowska, S. Haeseler, C. Lefebvre, M. Schubert-Frisius, M. Stendel, H. von Storch, and M. Zahn (2015)

[in "Explaining Extreme Events of 2014 from a Climate Perspective"] Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96(12), S51-S55.


2014

Physically consistent responses of the global atmospheric hydrological cycle in models and observations
Richard P. Allan, Chunlei Liu, Matthias Zahn, David A. Lavers, Evgenios Koukouvagias and Alejandro Bodas-Salcedo (2014)

Surveys in Geophysics, doi:10.1007/s10712-012-9213-z [final version]


2013

Quantifying present and projected future atmospheric moisture transports onto land
Zahn, M. and R.P. Allan (2013)

Water Resources Research, 49, 11, 7266 - 7277, doi: 10.1002/2012WR013209 [final version]

Climate Warming related strengthening of the tropical hydrological cycle
Zahn, M. and R.P. Allan (2013)

Journal of Climate, 26, 562 - 574, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00222.1 [final version]

The Changing Energy Balance of the Polar Regions in a Warmer Climate
Bengtsson, L. , K. I. Hodges, S. Koumoutsaris, M. Zahn and P. Berrisford

Journal of Climate , 26, 3112-3129, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00233.1 [final version]


2012

Investigation of past and future polar low frequency in the North Atlantic
Zahn, M. and H. von Storch (2012)

in Extreme Events and Natural Hazards: The Complexity Perspective, Geophys. Monogr. Ser. , vol. 196, edited by A. S. Sharma et al., 99 - 110, AGU, Washington, D. C., doi:10.1029/2011GM001091. [final version]

On the role of the ocean in projected atmospheric stability changes in the Atlantic polar low region
Tim Woollings, Benjamin Harvey, Matthias Zahn and Len Shaffrey (2012)

Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L24802, doi:10.1029/2012GL054016 [final version]

A Comparison of Two Identification and Tracking Methods for Polar Lows
Xia, L., M. Zahn, K.I. Hodges, F. Feser and H. von Storch, (2012)

Tellus A ,64, doi:10.3402/tellusa.v64i0.17196 [final version]

Towards a multidecadal climatology of North Pacific Polar Lows employing dynamical downscaling
Chen, F., B. Geyer, M. Zahn and H. von Storch, (2012)

Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences


2011

Changes in water vapor transports of the ascending branch of the tropical circulation
Zahn, M. and R.P. Allan (2011)

Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 116, D18111, doi:10.1029/2011JD016206 [final version]

The changing atmospheric water cycle in polar regions in a warmer climate
Bengtsson, L. , K. I. Hodges, S. Koumoutsaris, M. Zahn and N. Keenlyside (2011)

Tellus A,63,907-920, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2011.00534.x [final version]

Regional Climate Models add Value to Global Model Data: A Review and selected Examples
Feser, F. , B. Rockel, H. von Storch, J. Winterfeldt and M. Zahn (2011)

Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society [final version]


2010

Decreased frequency of North Atlantic polar lows associated with future climate warming
Zahn, M. and H. von Storch (2010)

Nature, Volume: 467, Pages: 309-312, Date published: (16 September 2010) DOI:10.1038/nature09388 [final version]


2008

A long-term climatology of North Atlantic Polar Lows
Zahn, M. and H. von Storch (2008)

Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L22702, doi:10.1029/2008GL035769 [final version]

Tracking Polar Lows in CLM
Zahn, M. and H. von Storch (2008)

Meteorologische Zeitschrift,17(4), 445 - 453, doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0317 [final version]

Climate mode simulation of North Atlantic Polar Lows in a limited area model
Zahn, M., H. von Storch and S. Bakan (2008)

Tellus A,60,620 - 631, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0870.2008.00330.x [final version]




un-peer-reviewed literature:
2012

Past and projected future changes of North Atlantic polar low frequency
Matthias Zahn and Hans von Storch

Extended abstract for EPLWG workshop, CIENS Resource Centre, Oslo , 21 -22 May 2012 Oslo, Norway


2010

Investigation of trends in the moisture budget of the tropical atmosphere
M. Zahn and Richard P. Allan (2010)

In: conference proceedings of the 5th IPWG Workshop, 11-15 October 2010, Hamburg, Germany


2009

Added value of limited area model results.
Feser, F., H. von Storch, J. Winterfeldt and M. Zahn (2009)

In: Rockel, B., L. Bärring and M. Reckermann (Eds.) 2nd International Lund RCM Workshop "21st Century Challenges in Regional Climate Modelling", Lund, 4-8. May 2009, p. 20-21

Development of a longterm climatology of North Atlantic polar lows using a RCM.
Zahn, M. and H. von Storch (2009)

In: Rockel, B., L. Bärring and M. Reckermann (Eds.) 2nd International Lund RCM Workshop "21st Century Challenges in Regional Climate Modelling", Lund, 4-8. May 2009, p. 89


2006

Simulation of a Polar Low Case in the North Atlantic with different regional numerical models
Zahn, M. and H. von Storch (2006)

WGNE report "Blue Book 2006" , 2pp


2005

Entwicklung einer Transportklimatologie für die südliche Nordsee und die Anwendung auf Flusseinträge
Zahn, M.

Diplomarbeit, 2005, in German



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