Dr. Joachim Fallmann



Institute for Atmospheric Physics
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
J.-J.-Becherweg 21
55128 Mainz

Room: 04-141a (former: 416a)

Phone: +49-(0)6131-39-26756
E-Mail: jfallman@uni-mainz.de



Further Information
Research Interests
  • High resolution regional atmospheric and chemical transport modelling (COSMO-MESSy, WRF-Chem)
  • Atmospheric boundary layer processes in urban areas, complex terrain and marine environments
  • Urban Climate and Air Quality, Urban Heat Island
  • Aerosol-Cloud Interactions
  • Model coupling Ocean-Wave-Atmosphere at convective scale (NEMO, WAVEWATCH III, Unified Model)
  • Urban Canopy Parametrization in chemical transport models
  • Microwave Remote Sensing
Short CV

since 01/2018:    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Institute of Atmospheric Physics
01/2016-01/2018: Met Office, UK, Environmental Prediction Development
03/2013-09/2013: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder US
07/2011-01/2016: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU); PhD Meteorology University Cologne
2005-2011:          Dipl. Geography Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich

  • Statistics and Meterorological Data Analysis (Bachelor)
  • Geographic Information Systems (Bachelor and Master - Geography)
  • WRF-Chem Users Tutorial

Links and Media

Stadtbegruenung - SWR ODYSSO 27.6.2019

Stadtluft - ODYSSO 25.4.2019

Air Quality Mainz Rheinallee
WMO Guide for Urban intgrated Hydro-Meteorological, Climate and Environmental
ERDF UHI Central Europe
UK Environmental Prediction
BMBF Zukunftstadt

Scientists for Future

Selected Publications

Fallmann, J., Lewis, H., Sanchez, J. C., & Lock, A. (2019). Impact of high‐resolution ocean–atmosphere coupling on fog formation over the North Sea. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 145(720), 1180-1201.

Teixeira, J. C., Fallmann, J., Carvalho, A. C., & Rocha, A. (2019). Surface to boundary layer coupling in the urban area of Lisbon comparing different urban canopy models in WRF. Urban Climate, 28, 100454.

Simon, H., Fallmann, J., Kropp, T., Tost, H., & Bruse, M. (2019). Urban Trees and Their Impact on Local Ozone Concentration—A Microclimate Modeling Study. Atmosphere, 10(3), 154.

Fallmann, J., H. Lewis, J. Castillo, A. Arnold, and S. Ramsdale, 2017, Impact of sea surface temperature on stratiform cloud formation over the North Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073105.

Barlow, Best , Bohnenstengel , Brown , Clark , Grimmond ,, Christen , Emeis , Fallmann, Haeffelin , Harman ,Lemonsu , Martilli , Pardyjak , Rotach , Ballard , Boutle , Brown , et al., 2017, Developing a research strategy to better understand, observe and simulate urban atmospheric processes at kilometre to sub-kilometre scales. Accepted in BAMS.

Lewis, H. W., Castillo Sanchez, J. M., Graham, J., Saulter, A., Bornemann, J., Arnold, A., Fallmann, J., Harris, C., Pearson, D., Ramsdale, S., Martínez de la Torre, A., Bricheno, L., Blyth, E., Bell, V., Davies, H., Marthews, T. R., O'Neill, C., Rumbold, H., O'Dea, E., Brereton, A., Guihou, K., Hines, A., Butenschon, M., Dadson, S. J., Palmer, T., Holt, J., Reynard, N., Best, M., Edwards, J., and Siddorn, J.: The UKC2 regional coupled environmental prediction system, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., doi:10.5194/gmd-2017-110,

Fallmann, J., Forkel, R. and Emeis, S., 2016. Secondary effects of urban heat island mitigation measures on air quality. Atmospheric Environment, 125, pp.199-211. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231015305094

Fallmann, J., Wagner S. 2015: High resolution climate projections to assess the future vulnerability of European urban areas to climatological extreme events. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Climatology pp 1-17. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00704 015-1658-9

Fallmann, J., Emeis, S.; Suppan, P. Mitigation of urban heat stress - a modelling case study for the area of Stuttgart. DIE ERDE - Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin, 144 (2013), 202 216.DOI: 10.12854/erde-144-15 URL: http://www.die-erde.org/index.php/die-erde/article/view/75/50

Schlenz, Fallmann, J., P. Marzahn, A. Loew, W. Mauser (2012): Characterization of Rape Field Microwave Emission and Implications to Surface Soil Moisture Retrievals, Remote Sensing, Vol. 4(1) , 247-270 , Reviewed, published. URL: http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/4/1/247/htm