LEWIZ - Activities

LEWIZ logo: symbolising a poleward breaking Rossby wave in a horizontal map of a potential vorticity contour (lila filled area) with a jet streak at the Northern edge (green arrow) and upstream propagating inertia-gravity waves (red line with arrowhead)

Inventory                

 

 


 

Date

Pos

Label

Observations


Analyses & Forecasts

Model

Funding

Remarks

Item

RS

RAD

LIDAR

RSDWD

DFCST

ECANA

NCANA

MM5

1999

17 - 19 Dec 1999

KBN

LEWIZ-K1

17

X

X

X

X

X

X

UC

IAP

Pilot-LEWIZ,  AFO2000-LEWIZ, PIGW

1

2000

16 - 17 Jan 2000

AND

LEWIZ-A1

X

X

X

X

IAP / ARI

Matrix-LEWIZ

2

17 - 18 Jan 2000

KBN

LEWIZ-K2

14

X

X

X

X

VC

IAP

AFO2000-LEWIZ, PIGW

3

15 - 28 Jan 2000

AND

LEWIZ-A2

X

X

X

X

IAP / ARI

Matrix-LEWIZ

4

06 - 07 Mar 2000

KBN

LEWIZ-K3

13

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP

AFO2000-LEWIZ

5

29 - 30 Mar 2000

AND

LEWIZ-A3

X

X

X

MC

IAP / ARI

Matrix-LEWIZ

6

21 Dec 2000

KBN

3

X

X

IAP

7

2001

11 - 12 Jan 2001

KBN

LEWIZ-K4

14

X

X

X

X

VC

IAP

AFO2000-LEWIZ, PIGW

8

12 - 16 Jan 2001

AND

LEWIZ-A4

X

X

X

IAP / ARI

Matrix-LEWIZ

9

05 - 07 Feb 2001

KBN

LEWIZ-K5

18

X

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP

AFO2000-LEWIZ

10

08 Nov 2001

KBN

1

X

X

IAP

11

29 Nov - 01 Dec 2001

KBN

LEWIZ-K6

16

X

X

X

X

X

MC

AFO

AFO2000-LEWIZ

12

07 - 08 Dec 2001

KBN

7

X

X

X

X

AFO

13

19 - 21 Dec 2001

KBN

LEWIZ-K7

15

X

X

X

X

X

MC

AFO

AFO2000-LEWIZ

14

28 Dec 2001

KBN

5

X

X

X

X

MC

AFO

15

2002

21 - 23 Jan 2002

KBN

LEWIZ-K8

15

X

X

X

X

X

MC

AFO

AFO2000-LEWIZ

16

02 - 05 Feb 2002

KBN

LEWIZ-K9

17

X

X

X

X

X

MC

AFO

AFO2000-LEWIZ

17

14 - 16 Feb 2002

KBN

LEWIZ-A5

X

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP / ARI

Matrix-LEWIZ

18

06 - 08 Mar 2002

KBN

LEWIZ-K10

16

X

X

X

X

X

VC

AFO

AFO2000-LEWIZ, PIGW

19

09 - 10 Dec 2002

KBN

3

X

AFO

20

2003

12 - 14 Jan 2003

KBN

LEWIZ-K11

17

X

X

AFO

21

24 - 26 Jan 2003

AND

MACWAVE-A1

X

X

X

X

MC

MaCWAVE

Matrix-LEWIZ

22

27 - 30 Jan 2003

AND

MACWAVE-A2

X

X

X

X

MC

MaCWAVE

Matrix-LEWIZ

23

22 - 24 Mar 2003

AND

LEWIZ-A6

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP / ARI

Matrix-LEWIZ

24

2005

18 - 27 Jan 2005

AND

ROMA-A1

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP / ROMA

Matrix-LEWIZ, ROMA/LEWIZ

25

2006

27 Jan 2006

KBN

Cirrus-K1

X

X

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP

Cirrus-LEWIZ

26

14 Feb 2006

KBN

Cirrus-K2

X

X

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP

Cirrus-LEWIZ

27

24 Feb 2006

KBN

Cirrus-K3

X

X

X

X

X

X

MC

IAP

Cirrus-LEWIZ

28

 

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Abbreviations

Pos - positions

  • AND: Andenes (60.3 °N, 16.0 °E)
  • KBN: Kühlungsborn ( 54.1 °N, 11.8 °E)

Label

  • LEWIZ: Letzter Winter im zwanzigsten Jahrhundert
  • MACWAVE: Mountain and Convection Waves
  • ROMA: Rocket-borne Observations of the Middle Atmosphere

Observations:

  • RS: radiosondes (at KBN)
  • RSDWD: operational radiosondes from the German Weather Service (from Lindenberg, Emden, Schlewsig, Greifswald)
  • RAD: VHF-radar
  • LIDAR

Analyses & Forecasts:

  • DFCST: DWD foresacst (with the EM model)
  • ECANA: ECMWF analyses
  • NCANA: NCEP analyses

Models:

  • MM5: 5th-generation Mesoscale Model
    • UH: ultra-high resolution complex physics with Dh = 1 km / Dz = 300 m
    • VH: very-high resolution complex physics with Dh = 3 km / Dz = 300 m
    • HC: high-resolution complex-physics with Dh = 8 km / Dz = 100 m;
    • MC: medium-resolution complex-physics with Dh = 24 km / Dz = 250 m
    • LC: low-resolution complex-phyics with Dh = 72 km / Dz = 750 m

Funding:

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Privatdozent Dr. habil. Dieter H.W. Peters

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