Theses by (AC)³ scientists published within the framework of (AC)³ are listed below.


Chellini, G., 2024: Precipitation formation in low-level mixed-phase clouds: determining relevant processes and drivers based on cloud radar observations from a high Arctic site, Dissertation, Universität zu Köln,

Röntgen, L., 2023: Performance of a coupled Arctic climate model compared to MOSAiC observations and its sensitivity to a change in snow thermal conductivity, Techn. Univ. Berlin, Techn. Univ. Berlin, 37pp,


Barrientos Velasco, C., 2022: Radiative effects of clouds in the Arctic, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Griesche, H., 2022: Arctic low-level mixed-phase clouds and their complex interactions with aerosol and radiation – Remote sensing of the Arctic troposphere with the shipborne supersite OCEANET-Atmosphere, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,


Nakoudi, K., 2021: Properties and radiative effect of aerosol and cirrus clouds over the European Arctic, Dissertation, Universität Potsdam,

Stapf, J., 2021: Influence of Surface and Atmospheric Thermodynamic Properties on the Cloud Radiative Forcing and Radiative Energy Budget in the Arctic, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Zeppenfeld, S., 2021: Carbohydrates in the Arctic and the Southern Ocean – Chemical Analysis, Transfer from the Sea to the Atmosphere and Potential Relevance for Cloud Formation. Dissertation, Universität Leipzig.

Eppers, O., 2021: Chemical composition and origin of aerosol particles involved in summertime Arctic cloud processes, Dissertation, Universität Mainz,

Bougoudis, I., 2021: Satellite based remote sensing of halogens in the Arctic troposphere,under the impact of Arctic Amplification, Dissertation, Universität Bremen,

Egerer, U., 2021: A new set of tethered balloon-borne instrument payloads for collocated turbulence and radiation measurements in the cloudy Arctic boundary layer – first applications, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Jafariserajehlou, S., 2021: Aerosol, Surface and Cloud retrieval using passive remote sensing over the Arctic, Dissertation, Universität Bremen,

Hartmann, M., 2021: Ice Nucleating Particles in the Arctic – A story of their abundance, properties and possible origin from the Little Ice Age to the current age of unpreceded Arctic warming. Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Pohl, C., 2021: A study of Arctic sea-ice surface albedo and its uncertainty: impact varying insolation and instrument characteristics, Dissertation, Universität Bremen,

Kretzschmar, J., 2021: Improving the representation of Arctic clouds in atmospheric models across scales using observations, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Pefanis, V., 2021: Loading of coloured dissolved organic matter in the Arctic Mediterranean Sea and its effects on the ocean heat budget, Dissertation, Universität Bremen,

Mewes, D., 2021: Large-scale Horizontal Energy Fluxes into the Arctic Analyzed Using Self-organizing Maps, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Ruiz Donoso, E., 2021: Small-scale structure of thermodynamic phase in Arctic mixed-phase clouds observed with airborne remote sensing during the ACLOUD campaign, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Schacht, J., 2021: Black Carbon Aerosol in the Arctic: Ageing, Transport and Radiative Effects, Dissertation, Universität Leipzig,

Rauterkus, R., 2021: Large-Eddy Simulations of Arctic Stratocumulus – Process Representation and Surface  Heterogeneity, Dissertation, Universität zu Köln,


Schneider, T., 2020: Impact of a changed turbulence parameterization for polar conditions in an Arctic regional climate model, Master thesis, Univ. Potsdam

Michaelis, J., 2020: Modelling and parametrization of turbulent convective processes over leads in sea ice (Doctoral dissertation), Universität Bremen. doi: 10.26092/elib/428

Seo, S., 2020: Retrieval and analysis of tropospheric bromine monoxide enhancements in polar regions using satellite measurements, Dissertation, Universität Bremen,

Gierens, R., 2020: Observations of Arctic low-level mixed-phase clouds at Ny-Ålesund: Characterization and insights gained by high-resolution Doppler radar, Universität zu Köln,

Radovan, A., 2020: Variability and trends of Arctic water vapour from passive microwave satellites – Special Role of Polar Lows and Atmospheric Rivers, Universität zu Köln,

Nomokonova, T., 2020:  Arctic cloud properties derived from ground-based sensor synergy at Ny-Ålesund, Universität zu Köln.

Lu, J., 2020: Reducing Weather Influences on Sea Ice Concentration Retrieval Using Spaceborne 89 GHz Passive Microwave Observations, Dissertation, Universität Bremen,

Rostosky, P., 2020: Snow Depth on Arctic Sea Ice from Microwave Radiometers, Dissertation, Universität Bremen,

Dahlke, S., 2020: Rapid climate changes in the arctic region of Svalbard, PhD Thesis, University of Potsdam,


Seidel, J., 2019: Abhängigkeit der arktischen Oberflächenalbedo vom Meereisanteil, Bachelor Thesis, University of Leipzig

Patilea, C., 2019: Remote sensing of sea ice thickness from L-band microvave sensors on satellites, PhD Thesis, University of Bremen


Kulla, B. S., 2018: Die Strahlungsbilanz in der Polarnacht: Einflussfaktoren auf die langwellige Netto-Strahlung bei klarer Atmosphäre, Master Thesis, Institut für Geographie, Universität Augsburg

Eberhard, J., 2018: Internal variability of a coupled Arctic regional climate model, Bachelor Thesis, University of Potsdam

Jentzsch, K., 2018: Strahlungseffekt von Wolken in Ny Ålesund anhand von Fallstudien, Bachelor Thesis, Institut für Geophysik und Meteorologie der Universität zu Köln.

Khosravi, N., 2018: Space-borne Retrieval of Solar-induceed Plant Fluorescence and its Relationship to photosynthetic Parameters, PhD Thesis, University of Bremen,

Block, C., 2018: Aerosol-Cloud-Radiation interactions in regimes of liquid water clouds, PhD Thesis, University of Leipzig,

Vassel, M., “Arctic Multilayer Clouds”, Master thesis, MSc Meteorologie, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), 2018


Buschmann, M., 2017: Ground-based remote sensing of carbon dioxide and methane in the Arctic using Fourier-transform infrared spectrometry, PhD Thesis, University of Bremen,

Kautzleben, A., 2017: Optically thin clouds over Ny-Ålesund: Dependence on meteorological parameters and effect on the surface radiation budget, Master Thesis, Universität Potsdam,

Franz Kanngießer, 2017: Beobachtungen von Glorien über arktischen Grenzschichtwolken zur Identifikation der Wolkenphase und Ableitung deren Häufigkeit, Master Thesis, University of Leipzig

Becker, S., 2017: Räumliche Variabilität der Schneekorngröße in der Antarktis und Vergleich mit Satellitenmessungen, Bachelor Thesis, University of Leipzig


Noth, R., 2016: Atmosphärische Heizraten in bewölkten und unbewölkten Bedingungen aus Flugzeugmessungen in der Arktis, Bachelor Thesis, University of Leipzig

Schäfer, M., 2016: Optical Thickness Retrievals of Subtropical Cirrus and Arctic Stratus from Ground-Based and Airborne Radiance Observations Using Imaging Spectrometers, PhD Thesis, University of Leipzig,