Person

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Michael Leuchner

Physical Geography and Climatology

Address

Seminargebäude

Room 508

Wüllnerstr. 5b

52062 Aachen

Germany

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 96048

Office Hours

On appointment
 

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Environmental Research
  • Energy and Matter Fluxes of Terrestrial Surfaces and the Atmosphere
  • Ecological Climatology
  • Ecohydrology
 

Vita

  • Born 1974 in Fürth, Germany
  • 1994 - 2001 Studies: Geography (Diploma), Minors: Landscape Ecology, Business Administration, American Studies; Catholic University of Eichstätt, Germany, Western Washington University, USA, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; Thesis: Comparative Analysis of Bulk Deposition in the Bavarian-Bohemian Mountains – Spatial Distribution, Trends and Assessment
  • 2001 - 2006 Research Assistant at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, Chair for Bioclimatology and Pollution Research
  • 2006 Promotion to Dr. rer. nat. at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, Chair for Bioclimatology and Pollution Research; Dissertation: Measurement and Modelling of the Spectral Radiation Distribution in a Spruce-Beech Mixed Stand
  • 2006 - 2008 DAAD Post-Doc Fellowship at the University of Houston, USA; Project: Biogenic and anthropogenic hydrocarbon precursors to peroxycarboxylic nitric anhydrides formation
  • 2008 - 2012 Research Scientist at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, Professorship for Ecoclimatology
  • 2012/2013 Professor (fill-in) for Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany
  • 2013 - 2015 Professor (fill-in) for Ecoclimatology at the Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • 2015 - 2019 Publishing Editor Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment, Springer Nature, Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 2018 Habilitation in Atmospheric Environmental Research at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, Professorship for Ecoclimatology; Topic: Detection and modeling of abiotic environmental factors at the interfaces of atmosphere, biosphere and anthroposphere
  • 2019 Appointment as University Professor for Physical Geography and Climatology at the Institute of Geography of the RWTH Aachen University

 

Publications

Title Author(s)
Throughfall Erosivity in Relation to Drop Size and Crown Position: A Case Study from a Teak Plantation in Thailand
Contribution to a book (2020)
Nanko, K.
Tanaka, N.
Leuchner, Michael
Levia, D. F.
Erosion Control Service of Forest Ecosystems : A Case Study from Northeastern Turkey
Contribution to a book (2019)
Vatandaşlar, Can
Yavuz, Mehmet
Leuchner, Michael
Monatsbericht
Book (2019)
Leuchner, Michael
Ketzler, Gunnar
Lokale Kaltluft und Klimaanpassung im Mittelgebirgsvorland
Poster (2019)
Ketzler, Gunnar
Döscher, Nils
Leuchner, Michael
Atmospheric CO2 and δ13C Measurements from 2012 to 2014 at the Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus, Germany: Technical Corrections, Temporal Variations and Trajectory Clustering
Journal Article (2019)
Ghasemifard, Homa
Yuan, Ye
Luepke, Marvin
Schunk, Christian
Chen, Jia
Ries, Ludwig
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
On the diurnal, weekly, and seasonal cycles and annual trends in atmospheric CO 2 at Mount Zugspitze, Germany, during 1981-2016
Journal Article (2019)
Yuan, Ye
Ries, Ludwig
Petermeier, Hannes
Trickl, Thomas
Leuchner, Michael
Couret, Cédric
Sohmer, Ralf
Meinhardt, Frank
Menzel, Annette
Characterization of differential throughfall drop size distributions beneath European beech and Norway spruce
Journal Article (2019)
Lüpke, Marvin
Leuchner, Michael
Levia, Delphis
Nanko, Kazuki
Iida, Shin'ichi
Menzel, Annette
Pollution Events at the High-Altitude Mountain Site Zugspitze-Schneefernerhaus (2670 m a.s.l.), Germany
Contribution to a book, Journal Article (2019)
Ghasemifard, Homa
Vogel, Felix R.
Yuan, Ye
Luepke, Marvin
Chen, Jia
Ries, Ludwig
Leuchner, Michael
Schunk, Christian
Vardag, Sanam Noreen
Menzel, Annette
Der Witterungsverlauf im Raum Aachen im Jahre 2018 im Kontext langjähriger Klimatrends
Book (2018)
Ketzler, Gunnar
Leuchner, Michael
Monatsbericht
Book (2018)
Leuchner, Michael
Ketzler, Gunnar
Fine fuel moisture for site- and species-specific fire danger assessment in comparison to fire danger indices
Journal Article (2017)
Schunk, Christian
Wastl, Clemens
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
The tree drought emission monitor (tree demon), an innovative system for assessing biogenic volatile organic compounds emission from plants
Journal Article (2017)
Lüpke, Marvin
Steinbrecher, Rainer
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Quantification of monoterpene emission sources of a conifer species in response to experimental drought
Journal Article (2017)
Lüpke, Marvin
Leuchner, Michael
Steinbrecher, Rainer
Menzel, Annette
Seasonal and diurnal variation of formaldehyde and its meteorological drivers at the gaw site zugspitze
Journal Article (2016)
Leuchner, Michael
Ghasemifard, Homa
Lüpke, Marvin
Ries, Ludwig
Schunk, Christian
Menzel, Annette
Comparison of different methods for the in situ measurement of forest litter moisture content
Journal Article (2016)
Schunk, Christian
Ruth, Bernhard
Leuchner, Michael
Wastl, Clemens
Menzel, Annette
Impact of summer drought on isoprenoid emissions and carbon sink of three scots pine provenances
Journal Article (2016)
Lüpke, Marvin
Leuchner, Michael
Steinbrecher, Rainer
Menzel, Annette
Messung von Formaldehyd, flüchtigen organischen Verbindungen und Isotopenverhältnissen im Kohlendioxid und Wasserdampf auf der UFS
Contribution to a book (2015)
Leuchner, Michael
Schunk, Christian
Lüpke, Marvin
Ghasemifard, Homa
Ries, Ludwig
Menzel, Annette
How sources impact the annual cycle of hydrocarbons at hohenpeissenberg
Journal Article (2015)
Plass-Dülmer, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Actris non-methane hydrocarbon intercomparison experiment in europe to support wmo gaw and emep observation networks
Journal Article (2015)
Hoerger, C. C.
Claude, A.
Plass-Duelmer, C.
Reimann, S.
Eckart, E.
Steinbrecher, R.
Aalto, J.
Arduini, J.
Bonnaire, N.
Cape, J. N.
Colomb, A.
Connolly, R.
Diskova, J.
Dumitrean, P.
Ehlers, C.
Gros, V.
Hakola, H.
Hill, M.
Hopkins, J. R.
Jäger, J.
Junek, R.
Kajos, M. K.
Klemp, D.
Leuchner, Michael
Lewis, A. C.
Locoge, N.
Maione, M.
Martin, D.
Michl, K.
Nemitz, E.
O'Doherty, S.
Pérez Ballesta, P.
Ruuskanen, T. M.
Sauvage, S.
Schmidbauer, N.
Spain, T. G.
Straube, E.
Vana, M.
Vollmer, M. K.
Wegener, R.
Wenger, A.
Comparison of different methods for the in situ measurement of forest litter moisture content
Journal Article (2015)
Schunk, Christian
Ruth, Bernhard
Leuchner, Michael
Wastl, Clemens
Menzel, Annette
Climate sensitivity and variation in first flowering of 26 Narcissus cultivars
Journal Article (2015)
Bock, Anna
Sparks, Tim H.
Estrella, Nicole
Jee, Nigel
Casebow, Andrew
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Sustainable Supply of Safe Drinking Water for Underserved Households in Kenya: Investigating the Viability of Decentralized Solutions
Journal Article (2015)
Cherunya, Pauline
Janezic, Christine
Leuchner, Michael
Can positive matrix factorization help to understand patterns of organic trace gases at the continental global atmosphere watch site hohenpeissenberg?
Journal Article (2015)
Leuchner, Michael
Gubo, Sonja
Schunk, Christian
Wastl, Clemens
Kirchner, Manfred
Menzel, Annette
Plass-Dülmer, Christian
AACTRIS non-methane hydrocarbon intercomparison experiment in Europe to support WMO GAW and EMEP observation networks
Journal Article (2014)
Hoerger, C. C.
Werner, A.
Plass-Duelmer, C.
Reimann, S.
Eckart, E.
Steinbrecher, R.
Aalto, J.
Arduini, J.
Bonnaire, N.
Cape, J. N.
Colomb, A.
Connolly, R.
Diskova, J.
Dumitrean, P.
Ehlers, C.
Gros, V.
Hakola, H.
Hill, M.
Hopkins, J. R.
Jäger, J.
Junek, R.
Kajos, M. K.
Klemp, D.
Leuchner, Michael
Lewis, A. C.
Locoge, N.
Maione, M.
Martin, D.
Michl, K.
Nemitz, E.
O'Doherty, S.
Pérez Ballesta, P.
Ruuskanen, T. M.
Sauvage, S.
Schmidbauer, N.
Spain, T. G.
Straube, E.
Vana, M.
Vollmer, M. K.
Wegener, R.
Wenger, A.
Can positive matrix factorization identify sources of organic trace gases at the continental gaw site Hohenpeissenberg?
Journal Article (2014)
Leuchner, Michael
Gubo, Sonja
Schunk, Christian
Wastl, Clemens
Kirchner, Manfred
Menzel, Annette
Plass-Dülmer, Christian
Evaluation of a system for automatic dead fine fuel moisture measurements
Contribution to a book (2014)
Schunk, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Nitrogen deposition along differently exposed slopes in the Bavarian Alps
Journal Article (2014)
Kirchner, Manfred
Fegg, Wolfgang
Römmelt, Horst
Leuchner, Michael
Ries, Ludwig
Zimmermann, Ralf
Michalke, Bernd
Wallasch, Markus
Maguhn, Jürgen
Faus-Kessler, Theresa
Jakobi, Gert
Changes in first flowering dates and flowering duration of 232 plant species on the island of Guernsey
Journal Article (2014)
Bock, Anna
Sparks, Tim H.
Estrella, Nicole
Jee, Nigel
Casebow, Andrew
Schunk, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Solar radiation as a driver for growth and competition in forest stands
Contribution to a book (2013)
Leuchner, Michael
Hertel, Christian
Rötzer, Thomas
Seifert, T.
Weigt, R.
Werner, Herbert
Menzel, Annette
Flux-Based Ozone Risk Assessment for Adult Beech and Spruce Forests
Contribution to a book (2013)
Grünhage, Ludger
Matyssek, Rainer
Wieser, Gerhard
Häberle, Karl-Heinz
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Dieler, Jochen
Pretzsch, Hans
Grimmeisen, Winfried
Zimmermann, Lothar
Raspe, Stephan
Schröder, Matthias
Equilibrium moisture content of dead fine fuels of selected central European tree species
Journal Article (2013)
Schunk, Christian
Leutner, Clemens
Leuchner, Michael
Wastl, Clemens
Menzel, Annette
Altitudinal temperature lapse rates in an Alpine valley: trends and the influence of season and weather patterns
Journal Article (2013)
Kirchner, Manfred
Faus-Kessler, Theresa
Jakobi, Gert
Leuchner, Michael
Ries, Ludwig
Scheel, Hans-Eckhart
Suppan, Peter
Forest fire danger rating in complex topography - results from a case study in the Bavarian Alps in autumn 2011
Journal Article (2013)
Schunk, Christian
Wastl, Clemens
Leuchner, Michael
Schuster, Christina
Menzel, Annette
CO2-Isotopologe in der Atmosphäre
Contribution to a book (2012)
Leuchner, Michael
Soutschek, Florian
Wei, Chen
Schunk, Christian
Lüpke, Marvin
Ries, Ludwig
Menzel, Annette
Assessing stand structure of beech and spruce from measured spectral radiation properties and modeled leaf biomass parameters
Journal Article (2012)
Hertel, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Rötzer, Thomas
Menzel, Annette
Flux-based ozone risk assessment for adult beech forests
Journal Article (2012)
Grünhage, Ludger
Matyssek, Rainer
Häberle, Karl-Heinz
Wieser, Gerhard
Metzger, Ursula
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Dieler, Jochen
Pretzsch, Hans
Grimmeisen, Winfried
Zimmermann, Lothar
Raspe, Stephan
A method to estimate the ignition characteristics of forest litter
Contribution to a book (2012)
Schunk, Christian
Leutner, Clemens
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Recent climate change: Long-term trends in meteorological forest fire danger in the Alps
Journal Article (2012)
Wastl, Clemens
Schunk, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Pezzatti, Gianni B.
Menzel, Annette
Vertical variability of spectral ratios in a mature mixed forest stand
Journal Article (2011)
Hertel, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Spatial variability of photosynthetically active radiation in European beech and Norway spruce
Journal Article (2011)
Leuchner, Michael
Hertel, Christian
Menzel, Annette
Umweltbundesamt
Contribution to a book (2010)
Ries, Ludwig
Pandey, S.
Leuchner, Michael
KlimaGrad: Auswirkungen des Klimawandels in den Alpen - Erfassung mittels Höhengradienten
Contribution to a book (2010)
Schuster, Christina
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Stickstoffeinträge und VOCs entlang von Höhengradienten
Contribution to a book (2010)
Leuchner, Michael
Jakobi, G.
Kirchner, M.
Simulating stand climate, phenology, and photosynthesis of a forest stand with a process-based growth model
Journal Article (2010)
Rötzer, Thomas
Leuchner, Michael
Nunn, Angela J.
Climate change impacts on forest fires in southern germany
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2010)
Wastl, Clemens
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Methods for equilibrium moisture content determination
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2010)
Schunk, Christian
Leutner, Clemens
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
The role of biogenic and anthropogenic nmhcs in the local air quality of a highly polluted urban area
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2010)
Leuchner, Michael
Rappenglück, Bernhard
Formaldehyde and its relation to co, pan, and so 2 in the houston-galveston airshed
Journal Article (2010)
Rappenglück, Bernhard
Dasgupta, Purnendu K.
Leuchner, Michael
Li, Q.
Luke, Winston
Enhanced ozone strongly reduces carbon sink strength of adult beech (fagus sylvatica) – resume from the free-air fumigation study at Kranzberg Forest
Journal Article (2010)
Matyssek, Rainer
Wieser, G.
Ceulemans, R.
Rennenberg, Heinz
Pretzsch, Hans
Haberer, K.
Löw, Markus
Nunn, Angela J.
Werner, Herbert
Wipfler, P.
Oßwald, W.
Nikolova, P.
Hanke, D. E.
Kraigher, H.
Tausz, M.
Bahnweg, G.
Kitao, M.
Dieler, Jochen
Sandermann, H.
Herbinger, K.
Grebenc, T.
Blumenröther, M.
Deckmyn, G.
Grams, T. E. E.
Heerdt, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Fabian, Peter
Häberle, Karl-Heinz
Ozone fumigation (twice ambient) reduces leaf infestation following natural and artificial inoculation by the endophytic fungus Apiognomonia errabunda of adult European beech trees
Journal Article (2010)
Olbrich, Maren
Knappe, Claudia
Wenig, Marion
Gerstner, Elke
Häberle, Karl-Heinz
Kitao, Mitsutoshi
Matyssek, Rainer
Stich, Susanne
Leuchner, Michael
Werner, Herbert
Schlink, Katja
Müller-Starck, Gerhard
Welzl, Gerhard
Scherb, Hagen
Ernst, Dieter
Heller, Werner
Bahnweg, Günther
Atmospheric oxidation capacity in the summer of Houston 2006: Comparison with summer measurements in other metropolitan studies
Journal Article (2010)
Mao, Jingqiu
Ren, Xinrong
Chen, Shuang
Brune, William H.
Chen, Zhong
Martinez, Monica
Harder, Hartwig
Lefer, Barry
Rappenglück, Bernhard
Flynn, James
Leuchner, Michael
Measurements of primary trace gases and NOY composition in Houston, Texas
Journal Article (2010)
Luke, Winston T.
Kelley, Paul
Lefer, Barry L.
Flynn, James
Rappenglück, Bernhard
Leuchner, Michael
Dibb, Jack E.
Ziemba, Luke D.
Anderson, Casey H.
Buhr, Martin
Impact of clouds and aerosols on ozone production in Southeast Texas
Journal Article (2010)
Flynn, James
Lefer, Barry
Rappenglück, Bernhard
Leuchner, Michael
Perna, Ryan
Dibb, Jack
Ziemba, Luke
Anderson, Casey
Stutz, Jochen
Brune, William
Ren, Xinrong
Mao, Jingqiu
Luke, Winston
Olson, Jennifer
Chen, Gao
Crawford, James
VOC source–receptor relationships in Houston during TexAQS-II
Journal Article (2010)
Leuchner, Michael
Rappenglück, Bernhard
Waldbrand – Historische, aktuelle und zukünftige Bedeutung in Bayern
Journal Article (2009)
Schunk, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Field protocol on radiation measurements and leaf area index (lai)
Website (2009)
Cater, M.
Dammann, I.
Derome, J.
Greve, M.
Hertel, C.
Leuchner, Michael
Raspe, S.
Teodosiu, M.
Formaldehyde and its relation to co, pan, and so2 in the houston-galveston airshed
Journal Article (2009)
Rappenglück, Bernhard
Dasgupta, Purnendu
Leuchner, Michael
Li, Q.
Luke, Winston
Quantifying the relationship between light quality and light availability at different phenological stages within a mature mixed forest
Journal Article (2007)
Leuchner, Michael
Menzel, Annette
Werner, Herbert
Extraordinary drought of 2003 overrules ozone impact on adult beech trees (fagus sylvatica)
Journal Article (2006)
Löw, Markus
Herbinger, K.
Nunn, Angela J.
Häberle, Karl-Heinz
Leuchner, Michael
Heerdt, Christian
Werner, Herbert
Wipfler, P.
Pretzsch, Hans
Tausz, M.
Matyssek, Rainer
Comparison of ozone uptake and sensitivity between a phytotron study with young beech and a field experiment with adult beech ( Fagus sylvatica )
Journal Article (2005)
Nunn, Angela J.
Kozovits, A. R.
Reiter, I. M.
Heerdt, Christian
Leuchner, Michael
Lütz, Cornelius
Liu, Xiping
Löw, Markus
Winkler, Jana B.
Grams, Thorsten E. E.
Häberle, Karl-Heinz
Werner, Herbert
Fabian, Peter
Rennenberg, Heinz
Matyssek, Rainer
Spectral Multichannel Monitoring of Radiation within a Mature Mixed Forest
Journal Article (2005)
Leuchner, Michael
Fabian, Peter
Werner, Herbert
Kroco, freising, germany: canopy research in a temperate mixed forest of southern germany
Contribution to a book (2003)
Häberle, Karl-Heinz
Reiter, I. M.
Nunn, Angela
Gruppe, A.
Simon, U.
Gossner, M.
Werner, Herbert
Leuchner, Michael
Heerdt, Christian
Fabian, Peter
Matyssek, Rainer
Depositionsmessungen im Ostbayerischen Grenzgebirge
Contribution to a book (2001)
Kirchner, Manfred
Leuchner, Michael
Bräutigam, S.
Peichl, L.
Hoppe, A.
Kettrup, A.