Martin WEISSMANN (Weißmann)
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.


Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2 (UZA II), 1090 Vienna
Room number: 2G552
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Curriculum Vitae

Since 2020: Professor for Theoretical Meteorology, Universität Wien;

2020 - 2022: Head of Department of Meteorology and Geophysics;

2019: Head of Data Assimilation Branch, Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather Research, Deutscher Wetterdienst;

2011-2018: Head of Data Assimilation Branch, Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather Research, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München;

2006-2011: Post-Doc at DLR Oberpfaffenhofen;

2003-2006: PhD position at DLR Oberpfaffenhofen (in cooperation with Universität Innsbruck);

1996-2003: MSc studies (Diploma) in Meteorology at Universität Innsbruck.


Research Interests

  • Numerical weather prediction
  • Atmospheric data assimilation
  • Ensembles, error modelling and probabilistic forecasts
  • Wind lidars and Aeolus satellite


Professional Commitment

Since 2020 Member of the ESA Aeolus Science and data quality Advisory Group

Since 2015 Member of the DFG SFB Waves to Weather

2018-2019 Coordinator of the project Experimental Validation and Assimilation of Aeolus Observations (EVAA)

2014 and 2018 Lead Organizer of the International Symposium on Data Assimilation

2012-2014 Speaker of Management Committee of the Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather Research

2008 Co-chair of the International Science Steering Committee for the THORPEX Pacific Asian Regional Campaign


Publications until 2019


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Borne, M, Knippertz, P, Weissmann, M, Witschas, B, Flamant, C, Rios-Berrios, R & Veals, P 2024, 'Validation of Aeolus L2B products over the tropical Atlantic using radiosondes', Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 561-581.

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