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Ground-based Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere

JOYCE-CF Summer School 2019

JOYCE-CF is pleased to announce a summer school for doctoral and advanced master's students interested in ground-based microwave remote sensing. The course is taking place from 2 - 6 September 2019 at the University of Bonn, Germany.

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Application deadline: 10 June 2019

Selected Topics

  • Polarimetric radar and sensor synergy for retrieving rain and snow
  • Ground-based passive microwave remote sensing
  • Synergistic cloud remote sensing
  • Boundary-layer studies, wind profiling
  • Satellite validation by ground-based instrumentation

Confirmed Lecturers

  • Domenico Cimini (CNR-IMAA)
  • Susanne Crewell (U. Cologne)
  • Volker Lehmann (DWD)
  • Ulrich Löhnert (U. Cologne)
  • Dmitri Moisseev (U. Helsinki)
  • Mariko Oue (Stony Brook U.)
  • Alexander Ryzhkov (NOAA)
  • Dirk Schüttemeyer (ESA)
  • Clemens Simmer (U. Bonn)
  • Silke Trömel (U. Bonn)
  • Dave Turner (NOAA)

Target group

The summer school addresses doctoral and advanced master's students in the field of atmospheric sciences with focus on remote sensing applications. During the summer school a mix of lectures and practical exercises will be organized.


JOYCE-CF Summer School programme

Programme details and schedule may be subject to change and will be updated.


Attendance of this summer school as well as accommodation in a youth hostel are free of charge for all accepted participants.


To apply for this summer school, please send a motivation letter and your CV as a single pdf-document to the contact below by 10 June 2019. Master's students should include a support letter from their advisor/supervisor. Limited travel grants are available; applicants, particularly those from outside Germany, can request a travel grant in their initial application.

Planned activities

  • Tour of JOYCE-CF instrumentation in Bonn and Jülich
  • A common dinner event will be organized


Bernhard Pospichal, University of Cologne

Additional Information


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