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Volkmar Wirth

University Professor
for Theoretical Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics

Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Universität Mainz,
Becherweg 21, 55099 Mainz, Germany

Tel.: +49 6131 39 22868
Fax: +49 6131 39 23532
E-mail: vwirth AT uni-mainz.de

Brief CV

Current research interests

Rossby wave packets, forecast errors, tropopause dynamics, mountain meteorology, hurricanes, general circulation.

For more information about the research activities of my group at the University of Mainz, please follow this link.


At the University of Mainz I am involved in teaching courses for master and PhD students in Meteorology.

If you are interested in doing Bachelor, Master of PhD research in my group, please do not hesitate to contact me in order to find out current topics of interest.

List of publications

Here is a list of my publications in (mostly) refereed journals. Some abstracts are available by clicking on the respective entry, and in some cases you can download a preprint version of the paper.

This page was last updated on 23 April 2018.