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Dr. Patrick Laux


Lehrbeauftragter

E-Mail: patrick.laux@geo.uni-augsburg.de
Telefon: +49 8821 183 - 259


Link: KIT-Homepage

Link: ResearchGate


Lehrveranstaltungen:
  • Oberseminar (OS) “Hydrometeorologische Extremereignisse”
  • Blockkurs (am KIT): “Erntertragssimulationen”

Forschungsschwerpunkte:
  • Auswirkungen des Klimawandels und der Klimaschwankungen auf die landwirtschaftliche Produktivität und terrestrische Wasserbilanz als Beitrag um Anpassungsmöglichkeiten zu verbessern
  • Saisonale Klimavorhersagen and Langzeit-Klimaprojektionen
  • Regionale Klimamodellierung (Dynamisches Downscaling, Statistisches Downscaling, Bias Korrektur)

Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte:
  • BMBF – West African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL)
  • BMBF – Seasonal Water Management in semi-arid Regions (SaWaM)
  • StMUG (Bavaria) – IPCC-AR5 Klimaszenarien (RCPs) zur hydrologischen Klimaimpaktanalyse in Bayern: Synthese hochaufgelöster Regionalisierung, multivariater stochastischer Biaskorrektur und optimierter hydrologischer Modell- und Prozessanalyse am Beispiel Nationalpark Berchtesgaden (BIAS-II)

Ausgewählte Publikationen:
  • Laux P., Kunstmann, H., Bardossy, A. (2008) Predicting the Regional Onset of the Rainy Season in West Africa, International Journal of Climatology, 20(3), 329-342, doi:10.1002/joc.1542.
  • Laux, P., Jäckel, G., Munang, R. - T., Kunstmann, H. (2010) Impact of climate change on agricultural productivity under rainfed conditions in Cameroon - A method to improve attainable crop yields by planting date adaptations, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 150, 1258{1271, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2010.05.008.
  • Laux, P., Vogl, S., Qiu, W., Knoche, H. R., and Kunstmann, H. (2011) Copula-based statistical refinement of precipitation in RCM simulations over complex terrain, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2401-2419, 2011. www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net 2/15/2401/2011/, doi:10.5194/hess-15-2401-2011.
  • Vogl, S., Laux, P., Qiu, W., Ganquan M., and Kunstmann, H. (2012) Copula-based assimilation of radar and gauge information to derive bias corrected precipitation elds, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2311-2328, 2012. www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net /16/2311/2012/, doi:10.5194/hess-16-2311-2012.
  • Souvignet, M., Laux, P., Thinh, D.Q., Thuc, T., Cullmann, J., Nauditt, A., Flügel, W.A., Kunstmann, H., Ribbe, L., Freer, J. (2013) Recent climatic trends and linkages to discharge in Central Vietnam, Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9693.
  • Tan Phan Van, Hiep Van Nguyen, Long Trinh Tuan, Trung Nguyen Quang, Thanh Ngo-Duc, Patrick Laux, and Thanh Nguyen Xuan (2014) Seasonal Prediction of Surface Air Temperature across Vietnam Using the Regional Climate Model Version 4.2 (RegCM4.2), Advances in Meteorology, Volume 2014, Article ID 245104, 13 pages.
  • Mao, G., Vogl, S., Laux, P., Wagner, S., and Kunstmann, H. (2015) Stochastic bias correction of dynamically downscaled precipitation fields for Germany through copula-based integration of gridded observation data, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 19(4),1787-1806.
  • Siegmund, J., Bliefernicht, J., Laux, P., Kunstmann, H. (2015) Towards a Seasonal Precipitation Prediction System for West Africa: Performance of CFSv2 and High Resolution Dynamical Downscaling, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, Volume 120, Issue 15(16), 7316-7339.
  • Waongo, M., Laux, P., Kunstmann, H. (2015): Adaptation to climate change: the impactsof optimized planting dates on attainable maize yields under rainfed conditions in BurkinaFaso. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 205, 23-39.
  • Soltani, M., Laux, P., et al. (2015) Assessment of climate variations in temperature and precipitation extreme events over Iran, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, ISSN: 0177-798X (Print) 1434-4483 (Online first).
  • Kerandi, N. M., Laux,P., Arnault, J., Kunstmann, H. (2016) Performance of the WRF model to simulate the seasonal and interannual variability of hydrometeorological variables in East Africa: A case study for the Tana River basin in Kenya, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi:10.1007/s00704-016-1890-y (open online).
  • Laux, P., Nguyen, P., Cullmann, J., Kunstmann, H. (2016) How many RCM ensemble members provide confidence in the impact of land-use land cover change?, International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.4836 (open online).