IMK-IFU: Regional Climate and Hydrology
Tanja Portele null

Tanja Portele

Research Fields:

  • Regional atmospheric modeling (dynamical downscaling)
  • Seasonal climate forecasts
  • Gravity wave excitation and propagation in the extratropics

Current Project:

  • SAWAM - Seasonal water resources management in semiarid regions: Application-oriented transfer of regionalized global information

Former Projects:

  • DEEPWAVE - DEEP propagating gravity WAVE
  • GW-LCYCLE II - Investigation of the life cycle of internal gravity waves

Recent publications:


Seasonal forecasts offer economic benefit for hydrological decision making in semi-arid regions.
Portele, T. C.; Lorenz, C.; Dibrani, B.; Laux, P.; Bliefernicht, J.; Kunstmann, H.
2021. Scientific reports, 11 (1), Art.-Nr.: 10581. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-89564-y
Ensemble-Tailored Pattern Analysis of High-Resolution Dynamically Downscaled Precipitation Fields: Example for Climate Sensitive Regions of South America.
Portele, T. C.; Laux, P.; Lorenz, C.; Janner, A.; Horna, N.; Fersch, B.; Iza, M.; Kunstmann, H.
2021. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9, Article no: 669427. doi:10.3389/feart.2021.669427
A semi‐objective circulation pattern classification scheme for the semi‐arid Northeast Brazil.
Laux, P.; Böker, B.; Martins, E. S.; Vasconcelos Junior, F.; Moron, V.; Portele, T.; Lorenz, C.; Philipp, A.; Kunstmann, H.
2020. International journal of climatology. doi:10.1002/joc.6608
Performance of global seasonal precipitation forecasts across semi-arid regions.
Laux, P.; Lorenz, C.; Portele, T.; Samaniego, L.; Shrestha, P.; Thober, S.; Bürger, G.; Bronstert, A.; Bliefernicht, J.; Kunstmann, H.; Martins, E.
2018. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8–13, 2018