Dr. Thomas Birner

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  Refereed Journal Articles Top
26 Thompson, D. W. J., T. Birner, On the linkages between the tropospheric isentropic slope and eddy fluxes of heat during Northern Hemisphere winter, J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 1811-1823, 2012. 2012
25 Sjoberg, J. P., T. Birner, Transient tropospheric forcing of sudden stratospheric warmings, J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 3420-3432, 2012. 2012
24 Paulik, L. C., T. Birner, Quantifying the deep convective temperature signal within the tropical tropopause layer (TTL), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 12183-12195, doi:10.5194/acp-12-12183-2012, 2012. 2012
23 Charlton-Perez, A. J., et al. (27 co-authors including T. Birner), On the lack of stratospheric dynamical variability in low-top versions of the CMIP5 models, J. Geophys. Res., in press, December 2012. 2012
22 Gettelman, A., P, Hoor, L. L. Pan, W. J. Randel, M. I. Hegglin, T. Birner, The extratropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, Rev. Geophys., 49, RG3003, doi:10.1029/2011RG000355, 2011. 2011
21 Birner, T., H. Bonisch, Residual circulation trajectories and transit times into the extratropical lowermost stratosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 817-827, doi:10.5194/acp-11-817-2011, 2011. 2011
20 Bonisch, H., A. Engel, T. Birner, P. Hoor, D. W. Tarasick, E. A. Ray, On the structural changes in the Brewer-Dobson circulation after 2000, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 3937-3948, 2011. 2011
19 Butler, A. H., D. W. J. Thompson, T. Birner, Isentropic slopes, downgradient eddy fluxes, and the extratropical atmospheric response to tropical tropospheric heating, J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 2292-2305, 2011. 2011
18 Davoudi, J., N.A. McFarlane, T. Birner, Fluctuation of mass flux in cloud resolving simulation with interactive radiation, J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 400-418, 2010 2010
17 Gettelman, A., et al., Multi-model assessment of the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere: tropics and trends, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00M08, doi:10.1029/2009JD013638, 2010. 2010
16 Birner, T., Residual Circulation and Tropopause Structure, J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 2582-2600, 2010. 2010
15 Grise, K. M., D.W.J. Thompson, T. Birner, A Global Survey of Static Stability in the Stratosphere and Upper Troposphere, J. Climate, 23, 2275-2292, 2010. 2010
14 Birner, T., Recent widening of the tropical belt from global tropopause statistics: sensitivities. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D23109, doi:10.1029/2010JD014664, 2010. 2010
13 Bonisch, H., A. Engel, J. Curtius, T. Birner, P. Hoor, Quantifying transport into the lowermost stratosphere using simultaneous in-situ measurements of SF6 and CO2, Atmos. Chem Phys., 9, 5905-5919, 2009. 2009
12 Gettelman, A. , T. Birner, V. Eyring, et al., The tropical tropopause layer 1960-2100, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 1621-1637, 2009. 2009
11 Son, S.-W., L. M. Polvani, D. W. Waugh, T. Birner, R.R. Garcia, A. Gettleman, D. A. Plummer, The tropopause in the 21st century as simulated by stratosphere-resolving chemistry climate models, J. Climate, 22, 429-445, 2009. 2009
10 Birner, T., P.D. Williams, Sudden stratospheric warmings as noise-induced transitions, J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 337-3343, 2008 2008
9 Gettleman, A. T. Birner, Insights into tropical troposause layer processes using global models, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D23104, doi:10.1029/2007JD008945, 2007. 2007
8 Birner, T., D. Sankey, T.G. Shepherd, The tropopause inversion layer in models and analyses, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L14804, d01:10.1029/2006GL026549, 2006. 2006
7 Birner, T., Fine-scale structure of the extratropical tropopause region, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D04104, doi:10.1029/2005JD006301, 2006. 2006
6 Kupper, C., J. Thuburn, G. C. Craig, T. Birner, Mass and water transport into the tropical stratosphere: a cloud-resolving simulation, J. Geophys. Res. 109, D10111,doi:10.1029/2004JD004541, 2004. 2004
5 Birner, T. A. Dornbrack, U. Schumann, How sharp is the tropopause at midlatitudes? Geophys. Res. Lett. 29(14), 1700, doi:10.1029/2002GL015142, 2002. 2002
4 Larsen, N., et al., Microphysical mesoscale simulations of polar stratospheric cloud formation constrained by in situ measurements of chemical and optical cloud properties, J. Geophys. Res. 107(D20), 8301, doi:10.1029/2001JD000999, 2002. 2002
3 Dornbrack,A., T. Birner, A. Fix, H. Flentje, A. Meister, H. Schmid, E. V. Browell, M. J. Mahoney, Evidence for inertia gravity waves forming polar stratospheric clouds over Scandinavia, J. Geophys. Res. 107(D20), 8287, doi:10.1029/2001JD000452, 2002. 2002
2 Birner, T. , K. Lippert, R. Muller, A. Kuhnel, U. Behn, Critical behavior of nonequilibrium phase transitions to magnetically ordered states, Phys. Rev. E 65, 046110, 2002. 2002
1 Kivi, R., E. Kyro, A. Dornbrack, T. Birner, Observations of vertically thick polar stratospheric clouds and record low temperature in the Arctic vortex, Geophys. Res. Lett. 28(19), 3661-3664, 2001. 2001
 
  Refereed Conference Proceedings Top
1 Lippert, K., R. Muller, T. Birner, A. Kuhnel, U. Behn, 2000: Noise induced phase transitions in spatially extended systems, In Proc. Bogolyubov Conference "Problems of theoretical and mathematical physics", 27 September - 6 October 1999, Eds. V.G. Kadyshevsky, A. N. Sissakian, in: Physics of elementary particles and atomic nuclei, Vol. 31, part 7B, pp 150-155 (2000). 2000
 
  Non-Refereed Journal Articles / Chapters / Proceedings / Transactions Top
2 Flentje, H., T. Birner, G. Poberaj, 2002: On the formation of NAT particles in the Arctic stratosphere. In Lidar remote Sensing in Atmospheric and Earth Science, pp. 419-422, ILRC, Quebec, Canada. 2002
1 Birner, T., A. Dornbrack, 2001: A ten year climatology of stratospheric gravity wave activity above Southern Germany, In Proc. SPARC 2000 General Assembly. 2001
 
  Other (e.g.: Lab Texts, Book Reviews, Technical Reports, In-House Reports) Top
5 Birner, T. (2009), Book review of: The global circulation of the atmosphere, T. Schneider and A. H. Sobel, Eds., 2007, 385 pp., Princeton University Press, In: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90, pp. 699–701. 2009
4 Barth, M., T. Birner, N. McFarlane, D. Pendlebury, J. Petch, Modelling of Deep Convection and Chemistry and their Roles in the Tropical Tropopause Layer: SPARC-GEWEX/GCSSIGAC Workshop, in SPARC Newsletter No. 28, pp. 7{12, January 2007. 2007
3 Birner, T., The extratropical tropopause region, PhD thesis, University of Munich, 2003. (in German) 2003
2 Birner, T., A. Dornbrack, and T. Schoenemeyer, Mountain{wave induced polar stratospheric clouds, TerraFLOPS, Issue Number 3 { October 2002. 2002
1 Birner, T., Noise induced phase transitions in systems of harmonically coupled Stratonovich{Models, Diploma thesis, University of Leipzig, 1999. (in German) 1999
 

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