Max Reuter

Dr. Max Reuter

Environmental Physicist

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BESD - The Bremen optimal estimation DOAS retrieval

EMMA - The ensemble median algorithm

GHG CCI - A project of ESA's climate change initiative

Moments from Space - True color images of the Earth

CarbonSat - A candidate missions for ESA's EE-8

SCIAMACHY Carbon Gases at the IUP Bremen

Career

2007 - 2017

Scientist at the Institute of Environmental Physics

University of Bremen, Germany

  • Development and appliation of CO2 surface flux inverse modeling techniques.
  • Geophysical interpretation and validation of atmospheric CO2 concentrations retrieved with various satellite instruments.
  • Development of algorithms for the retrieval of atmospheric CO2, CO2 isotopologues, CH4, CO from passive remote sensing instruments with high spectral resolution in the near infrared spectral region like SCIAMACHY, OCO, GOSAT, or CarbonSat.
  • Deputy project manager of the ESA GHG CCI project.
  • Scientific studies for ESA's Sentinel-5 Precursor and the Earth Explorer 8 candidate mission CarbonSat.
  • Supervisor of bachelor, master, and Ph.D. students.
  • Lecturer in the field of atmospheric sciences and experimental physics.
2006 - 2007

Post-doc at the CM-SAF

German Weather Service, Germany

  • Validation of satellite products cloud top pressure, cloud type, cloud fraction with RADAR, radiosonde, and synop data.
  • Development of a fast optimal estimation method for deriving atmospheric parameters from MSG SEVIRI.
2005 - 2006

Post-doc at the Institute for Space Sciences

Free University Berlin, Germany

  • Realization and implementation of an automatic quality control system for CM-SAF climate products of the German weather service.
2001 - 2005

Ph.D. at the Institute for Space Sciences

Free University Berlin, Germany

  • Development of a near real time capable cloud mask for SEVIRI data, based on time series as well as spectrum analysis, neural network techniques, and radiative transfer simulations (topic of my Ph.D.).
  • Buildup of an MSG receiving station and development of a software environment providing near real time product processing capabilities and user-friendly access to the data archive.
  • Annual sun photometer calibration and intercomparison measurements at the Zugspitze (Germany).
  • Contribution to the EU research project CLOUDMAP 2 and the BMBF research project BALTIMOS.

Education

2001 - 2005

Ph.D. at the Institute for Space Sciences

Free University Berlin, Germany

  • Title: Identification of cloudy and clear sky areas in MSG SEVIRI images by analyzing spectral and temporal information
  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Fischer, Prof. Dr. Uwe Ulbrich
1999 - 2001

Diploma at the Department of Physics

Free University Berlin, Germany

  • Title: Charakterisierung und Einsatz eines flugzeuggestützten FTIR-Spektrometers für die Fernerkundung von Wasserwolken
  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ludger Wöste, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Fischer

Awards

2012

Len Curtis Award

Taylor & Francis, RSPSoc

Once a year, the publisher Taylor & Francis and the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society award an outstanding publication in the field of remote sensing with the Len Curtis award. In 2012, the choice fell on the paper of M. Reuter und S. Pfeifer: Moments from space captured by MSG SEVIRI.


Kaminski et al., 2017 (in press)

Remote Sens. Environ.

Constraining a terrestrial biosphere model with remotely sensed atmospheric carbon dioxide  Reference

T. Kaminski, M. Scholze, M. Vossbeck, W. Knorr, M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter: Constraining a terrestrial biosphere model with remotely sensed atmospheric carbon dioxide, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.08.017, 2017 (in press)


Buchwitz et al., 2017 (in press)

Remote Sens. Environ.

Global satellite observations of column-averaged carbon dioxide and methane: The GHG-CCI XCO2 and XCH4 CRDP3 data set  Reference

M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter, O. Schneising, W. Hewson, R.G. Detmers, H. Boesch, O.P.Hasekamp, I. Aben, H. Bovensmann, J.P. Burrows, A. Butz, F. Chevallier, B. Dils, C. Frankenberg, J. Heymann, G. Lichtenberg, M. De Mazière, J. Notholt, R. Parker, T. Warneke, C. Zehner, D.W.T. Griffith, N.M. Deutscher, A. Kuze, H. Suto, D.Wunch: Global satellite observations of column-averaged carbon dioxide and methane: The GHG-CCI XCO2 and XCH4 CRDP3 data set, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.12.027, 2017 (in press)


Merchant et al., 2017

Earth Syst. Sci. Data

Uncertainty information in climate data records from Earth observation  Reference

C.J. Merchant, F. Paul, T. Popp, M. Ablain, S. Bontemps, P. Defourny, R. Hollmann, T. Lavergne, A. Laeng, G. de Leeuw, J. Mittaz, C. Poulsen, A.C. Povey, M. Reuter, S. Sathyendranath, S. Sandven, V.F. Sofieva, W. Wagner: Uncertainty information in climate data records from Earth observation, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, doi:10.5194/essd-9-511-2017, 9, 511-527, 2017


Reuter et al., 2017

Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc.

How much CO2 is taken up by the European terrestrial biosphere?  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, M.Hilker, J.Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows, S. Houweling, Y. Y. Liu, R. Nassar, F. Chevallier, P. Ciais, J. Marshall, M. Reichstein: How much CO2 is taken up by the European terrestrial biosphere? Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00310.1, 98, 665-671, 2017


Buchwitz et al., 2017

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Satellite-derived methane hotspot emission estimates using a fast data-driven method  Reference

M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, M. Reuter, J. Heymann, S. Krautwurst, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows, H. Boesch, R. J. Parker, R. G. Detmers, O. P. Hasekamp, I. Aben, A. Butz, C. Frankenberg: Satellite-derived methane hotspot emission estimates using a fast data-driven method, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-17-5751-2017, 17, 5751-5774, 2017


Heymann et al., 2017

Geophys. Res. Lett.

CO2 emission of Indonesian fires in 2015 estimated from satellite-derived atmospheric CO2 concentrations  Reference

J. Heymann, M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows, S. Massart, J. W. Kaiser, D. Crisp: CO2 emission of Indonesian fires in 2015 estimated from satellite-derived atmospheric CO2 concentrations, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2016GL072042, 2017


Lauer et al., 2017 (in press)

Remote Sens. Environ.

Benchmarking CMIP5 models with a subset of ESA CCI Phase 2 data using the ESMValTool  Reference

A. Lauer, V. Eyring, M. Righi, M. Buchwitz, P. Defourny, M. Evaldsson, P. Friedlingstein, R. de Jeu, G. de Leeuw, A. Loew, C. J. Merchant, B. Müller, T. Popp, M. Reuter, S. Sandven, D. Senftleben, M. Stengel, M. van Roozendael, S. Wenzel, U. Willen: Benchmarking CMIP5 models with a subset of ESA CCI Phase 2 data using the ESMValTool, Remote Sens. Environ., 2017 (in press)


Noël et al., 2016

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

Stratospheric CH4 and CO2 profiles derived from SCIAMACHY solar occultation measurements  Reference

S. Noël, K. Bramstedt, M. Hilker, P. Liebing, J. Plieninger, M. Reuter, A. Rozanov, C. E. Sioris, H. Bovensmann, and J. P. Burrows: Stratospheric CH4 and CO2 profiles derived from SCIAMACHY solar occultation measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., doi:10.5194/amt-9-1485-2016, 9, 1485-1503, 2016


Pillai et al., 2016

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Tracking city CO2 emissions from space using a high resolution inverse modeling approach: A case study for Berlin, Germany  Reference

D. Pillai, M. Buchwitz, C. Gerbig, T. Koch, M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, J. Marshall, and J. P. Burrows: Tracking city CO2 emissions from space using a high resolution inverse modeling approach: A case study for Berlin, Germany, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-16-9591-2016, 16, 9591-9610, 2016


Massart et al., 2016

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Ability of the 4-D-Var analysis of the GOSAT BESD XCO2 retrievals to characterize atmospheric CO2 at large and synoptic scales  Reference

S. Massart, A. Agustí-Panareda, J. Heymann, M. Buchwitz, F. Chevallier, M. Reuter, M. Hilker, J. P. Burrows, N. M. Deutscher, D. G. Feist, F. Hase, R. Sussmann, F. Desmet, M. K. Dubey, D. W. T. Griffith, R. Kivi, C. Petri, M. Schneider, and V. A. Velazco: Ability of the 4-D-Var analysis of the GOSAT BESD XCO2 retrievals to characterize atmospheric CO2 at large and synoptic scales, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-16-1653-2016, 16, 1653-1671, 2016


Kulawik et al., 2016

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

Consistent evaluation of GOSAT, SCIAMACHY, CarbonTracker, and MACC through comparisons to TCCON  Reference

S. S. Kulawik, D. Wunch, C. O'Dell, C. Frankenberg, M. Reuter, T. Oda, F. Chevallier, V. Sherlock, M. Buchwitz, G. Osterman, C. Miller, P. Wennberg, D. W. T. Griffith, I. Morino, M. Dubey, N. M. Deutscher, J. Notholt, F. Hase, T. Warneke, R. Sussmann, J. Robinson, K. Strong, M. Schneider, M. De Mazière, K. Shiomi, D. G. Feist, L. T. Iraci, and J. Wolf: Consistent evaluation of GOSAT, SCIAMACHY, CarbonTracker, and MACC through comparisons to TCCON, Atmos. Meas. Tech., doi:10.5194/amt-9-683-2016, 9, 683-709, 2016


Heymann et al., 2015

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

Consistent satellite XCO2 retrievals from SCIAMACHY and GOSAT using the BESD algorithm  Reference

J. Heymann, M. Reuter, M. Hilker, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows, A. Kuze, H. Suto, N. M. Deutscher,4, M. K. Dubey, D. W. T. Griffith4, F. Hase, S. Kawakami, R. Kivi, I. Morino, C. Petri, C. Roehl, M. Schneider, V. Sherlock, R. Sussmann, V. A. Velazco, T. Warneke, and D. Wunch: Consistent satellite XCO2 retrievals from SCIAMACHY and GOSAT using the BESD algorithm, Atmos. Meas. Tech., doi:10.5194/amt-8-2961-2015, 8, 2961-2980, 2015


Reuter et al., 2015

EGU Conf.

The satellite-inferred European carbon sink  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, M. Hilker, J. Heymann, O. Schneising, D. Pillai, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows, H. Bösch, R. Parker, A. Butz, O. Hasekamp, C. W. O'Dell, Y. Yoshida, C. Gerbig, T. Nehrkorn, N. M. Deutscher, T. Warneke, J. Notholt, F. Hase, R. Kivi, R. Sussmann, T. Machida, H. Matsueda, and Y. Sawa: The satellite-inferred European carbon sink. General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 04/2015


Buchwitz et al., 2015

Remote Sens. Environ.

The Greenhouse Gas Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): Comparison and quality assessment of near-surface-sensitive satellite-derived CO2 and CH4 global data sets  Reference

M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter, O. Schneising, H. Boesch, S. Guerlet, B. Dils, I. Aben, R. Armante, P. Bergamaschi, T. Blumenstock, H. Bovensmann, D. Brunner, B. Buchmann, J.P. Burrows, A. Butz, A. Chedin, F. Chevallier, C.D. Crevoisier, N.M. Deutscher, C. Frankenberg, F. Hase, O.P. Hasekamp, J. Heymann, T. Kaminski, A. Laeng, G. Lichtenberg, M. De Maziere, S. Noel, J. Notholt, J. Orphal, C. Popp, R. Parker, M. Scholze, R. Sussmann, G.P. Stiller, T. Warneke, C. Zehner, A. Bril, D. Crisp, D.W.T. Griffith, A. Kuze, C. O'Dell, S. Oshchepkov, V. Sherlock, H. Suto, P. Wennberg, D. Wunch, T. Yokota, Y. Yoshida: The Greenhouse Gas Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): Comparison and quality assessment of near-surface-sensitive satellite-derived CO2 and CH4 global data sets. Remote Sensing of Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.04.024, 2015


Reuter et al., 2014

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Satellite-inferred European carbon sink larger than expected  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, M. Hilker, J. Heymann, O. Schneising, D. Pillai, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows, H. Bösch, R. Parker, A. Butz, O. Hasekamp, C. W. O'Dell, Y. Yoshida, C. Gerbig, T. Nehrkorn, N. M. Deutscher, T. Warneke, J. Notholt, F. Hase, R. Kivi, R. Sussmann, T. Machida, H. Matsueda, and Y. Sawa: Satellite-inferred European carbon sink larger than expected, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-14-13739-2014, 14, 13739-13753, 2014


Reuter et al., 2014

Nat. Geosci.

Decreasing emissions of NOx relative to CO2 in East Asia inferred from satellite observations  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, A. Hilboll, A. Richter, O. Schneising, M. Hilker, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J.P. Burrows: Decreasing emissions of NOx relative to CO2 in East Asia inferred from satellite observations. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2257, 2014


Schneising et al., 2014

Earth's Future

Remote sensing of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas production in North American tight geologic formations  Reference

O. Schneising, J.P. Burrows, R.R. Dickerson, M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter and H. Bovensmann: Remote sensing of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas production in North American tight geologic formations. DOI: 10.1002/2014EF000265, Earth's Future, 2014


Schneising et al., 2014

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Terrestrial carbon sink observed from space: variation of growth rates and seasonal cycle amplitudes in response to interannual surface temperature variability  Reference

O. Schneising, M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, and J. P. Burrows, Terrestrial carbon sink observed from space: variation of growth rates and seasonal cycle amplitudes in response to interannual surface temperature variability, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-14-133-2014, 14, 133-141, 2014


Dils et al., 2014

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

The Greenhouse Gas Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): comparative validation of GHG-CCI SCIAMACHY/ENVISAT and TANSO-FTS/GOSAT CO2 and CH4 retrieval algorithm products with measurements from the TCCON  Reference

B. Dils M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter, O. Schneising, H. Boesch, R. Parker, S. Guerlet, I. Aben, T. Blumenstock, J. P. Burrows, A. Butz, N. M. Deutscher, C. Frankenberg, F. Hase, O. P. Hasekamp, J. Heymann, M. De Maziere, J. Notholt, R. Sussmann, T. Warneke, D. Griffith, V. Sherlock, and D. Wunch, The Greenhouse Gas Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): comparative validation of GHG-CCI SCIAMACHY/ENVISAT and TANSO-FTS/GOSAT CO2 and CH4 retrieval algorithm products with measurements from the TCCON, Atmos. Meas. Tech., doi:10.5194/amt-7-1723-2014, 7, 1723-1744, 2014


Reuter et al., 2014

ESA GHG CCI

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD) Bremen Optimal Estimation DOAS (BESD) Version 3.  Reference

M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, J. Heymann, M. Hilker, O. Schneising: Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD) Bremen Optimal Estimation DOAS (BESD) Version 3. , 2014


Reuter et al., 2014

EGU Conf.

Trends of anthropogenic CO2 and NO2 emissions derived from the satellite instrument SCIAMACHY  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, A. Hilboll, A. Richter, O. Schneising, M. Hilker, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J.P. Burrows: Trends of anthropogenic CO2 and NO2 emissions derived from the satellite instrument SCIAMACHY. General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 04/2014


Reuter et al., 2013

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

A joint effort to deliver satellite retrieved atmospheric CO2 concentrations for surface flux inversions: the ensemble median algorithm EMMA  Reference

M. Reuter, H. Bösch, H. Bovensmann, A. Bril, M. Buchwitz, A. Butz, J. P. Burrows, C. W. O'Dell, S. Guerlet, O. Hasekamp, J. Heymann, N. Kikuchi, S. Oshchepkov, R. Parker, S. Pfeifer, O. Schneising, T. Yokota, and Y. Yoshida: A joint effort to deliver satellite retrieved atmospheric CO2 concentrations for surface flux inversions: the ensemble median algorithm EMMA. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-13-1771-2013, 13, 1771-1780, 2013


Schneising et al., 2013

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Anthropogenic carbon dioxide source areas observed from space: assessment of regional enhancements and trends  Reference

O. Schneising, J. Heymann, M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, and J. P. Burrows: Anthropogenic carbon dioxide source areas observed from space: assessment of regional enhancements and trends. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-13-2445-2013, 13, 2445-2454, 2013


Buchwitz et al., 2013

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

Carbon Monitoring Satellite (CarbonSat): assessment of atmospheric CO2 and CH4 retrieval errors by error parameterization  Reference

M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, D. Pillai, J. Heymann, O. Schneising, V. Rozanov, T. Krings, J. P. Burrows, H. Boesch, C. Gerbig, Y. Meijer, and A. Löscher: Carbon Monitoring Satellite (CarbonSat): assessment of atmospheric CO2 and CH4 retrieval errors by error parameterization. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-6-3477-2013, 6, 3477-3500, 2013


Reuter, 2013

EUMETSAT Met. Sat. Conf.

True color images of the earth created with MSG SEVIRI  Reference

M. Reuter: True color images of the earth created with MSG SEVIRI. EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Vienna, Austria, 09/2013


Reuter et al., 2013

EGU Conf.

A Decade of Global Carbon Dioxide Observations from the Satellite Instrument SCIAMACHY  Reference

M. Reuter, O. Schneising, M. Hilker, M. Buchwitz, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: A Decade of Global Carbon Dioxide Observations from the Satellite Instrument SCIAMACHY General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 04/2013


Reuter et al., 2013

EGU Conf.

True color images of the earth created with MSG SEVIRI  Reference

M. Reuter: True color images of the earth created with MSG SEVIRI. EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Vienna, Austria, 09/2013


Reuter et al., 2012

J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer

On the potential of the 2041-2047 nm spectral region for remote sensing of atmospheric CO2 isotopologues  Reference

M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, N. M. Deutscher, J. Heymann, A. Rozanov, O. Schneising, H. Suto, G. C. Toon, T. Warneke: On the potential of the 2041-2047 nm spectral region for remote sensing of atmospheric CO2 isotopologues. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.07.013, 2012


Reuter et al., 2012

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

A simple empirical model estimating atmospheric CO2 background concentrations  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, F. Hase, J. Heymann, S. Guerlet, A. J. Cogan, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: A simple empirical model estimating atmospheric CO2 background concentrations. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-5-1349-2012, 5, 1349-1357, 2012


Schneising et al., 2012

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Atmospheric greenhouse gases retrieved from SCIAMACHY: comparison to ground-based FTS measurements and model results  Reference

O. Schneising, P. Bergamaschi, H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, N. M. Deutscher, D. W. T. Griffith, J. Heymann, R. Macatangay, J. Messerschmidt, J. Notholt, M. Rettinger, M. Reuter, R. Sussmann, V. A. Velazco, T. Warneke, P. O. Wennberg, and D. Wunch: Atmospheric greenhouse gases retrieved from SCIAMACHY: comparison to ground-based FTS measurements and model results. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-12-1527-2012, 12, 1527-1540, 2012


Heymann et al., 2012

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

SCIAMACHY WFM-DOAS XCO2: reduction of scattering related errors  Reference

J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, N. M. Deutscher, J. Notholt, M. Rettinger, M. Reuter, O. Schneising, R. Sussmann, and T. Warneke: SCIAMACHY WFM-DOAS XCO2: reduction of scattering related errors. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2375-2012, 5, 2375-2390, 2012


Heymann et al., 2012

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

SCIAMACHY WFM-DOAS XCO2: comparison with CarbonTracker XCO2 focusing on aerosols and thin clouds  Reference

J. Heymann, O. Schneising, M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, V. V. Rozanov, V. A. Velazco, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: SCIAMACHY WFM-DOAS XCO2: comparison with CarbonTracker XCO2 focusing on aerosols and thin clouds. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-5-1935-2012, 5, 1935-1952, 2012


Reuter et al., 2012

EGU Conf.

The EnseMble Median Algorithm EMMA  Reference

M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, J. Heymann, O. Schneising: Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 from satellite near-infrared nadir spectra: The EnseMble Median Algorithm EMMA General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 04/2012


Reuter et al., 2012

EGU Conf.

On the potential of space- and ground-based FTS measurements for remote sensing of atmospheric CO2 isotopologues  Reference

M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, N. M. Deutscher, J. Heymann, A. Rozanov,O. Schneising, H. Suto, G. C. Toon, T. Warneke: On the potential of space- and ground-based FTS measurements for remote sensing of atmospheric CO2 isotopologues. General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 04/2012


Reuter et al., 2012

Physiktag Bremen

Erdbeobachtung vom Satelliten 


Reuter and Pfeifer, 2011

Int. J. Remote Sens.

Moments from space captured by MSG SEVIRI  Reference

M. Reuter, S. Pfeifer: Moments from space captured by MSG SEVIRI. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32, 14, 4131-4140, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2011.566288, 2011


Velazco et al., 2011

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

Towards space based verification of CO2 emissions from strong localized sources: Fossil fuel power plant emissions as seen by a CarbonSat constellation  Reference

V. A. Velazco, M. Buchwitz, H. Bovensmann, M. Reuter, O. Schneising, J. Heymann, T. Krings, K. Gerilowski, and J. P. Burrows: Towards space based verification of CO2 emissions from strong localized sources: Fossil fuel power plant emissions as seen by a CarbonSat constellation. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-4-2809-2011, 4, 2809-2822, 2011


Krings et al., 2011

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

MAMAP - a new spectrometer system for column-averaged methane and carbon dioxide observations from aircraft: retrieval algorithm and first inversions for point source emission rates  Reference

T. Krings, K. Gerilowski, M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter, A. Tretner, J. Erzinger, D. Heinze, J. P. Burrows, H. Bovensmann: MAMAP - a new spectrometer system for column-averaged methane and carbon dioxide observations from aircraft: retrieval algorithm and first inversions for point source emission rates. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-4-1735-2011, 4, 1735-1758, 2011


Reuter et al., 2011

J. Geophys. Res.

Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 with enhanced accuracy and precision from SCIAMACHY: Validation with FTS measurements and comparison with model results  Reference

M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, B. J. Connor, N. M. Deutscher, D. W. T. Griffith, J. Heymann, G. Keppel-Aleks, J. Messerschmidt, J. Notholt, C. Petri, J. Robinson, O. Schneising, V. Sherlock, V. Velazco, T. Warneke, P. O. Wennberg, D. Wunch: Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 with enhanced accuracy and precision from SCIAMACHY: Validation with FTS measurements and comparison with model results. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 116, D04301, doi: 10.1029/2010JD015047, 2011


Schneising et al., 2011

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Long-term analysis of carbon dioxide and methane column-averaged mole fractions retrieved from SCIAMACHY  Reference

O. Schneising, M. Buchwitz, M. Reuter, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: Long-term analysis of carbon dioxide and methane column-averaged mole fractions retrieved from SCIAMACHY. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-11-2863-2011, 11, 2863-2880, 2011


Mieruch et al., 2011

J. Clim.

A new method for the comparison of trend data and application to water vapor  Reference

S. Mieruch, S. Noel, M. Reuter, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows, M. Schroeder, J. Schulz: A new method for the comparison of trend data and application to water vapor. Journal of Climate, 24, 12, p3124-3141, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI3669.1, 2011


Bugliaro et al., 2011

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Validation of cloud property retrievals with simulated satellite radiances: a case study for SEVIRI  Reference

L. Bugliaro, T. Zinner, C. Keil, B. Mayer, R. Hollmann, M. Reuter, W. Thomas: Validation of cloud property retrievals with simulated satellite radiances: a case study for SEVIRI. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-11-5603-2011, 11, 5603-5624, 2011


Reuter et al., 2010

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

A method for improved SCIAMACHY CO2 retrieval in the presence of optically thin clouds  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: A method for improved SCIAMACHY CO2 retrieval in the presence of optically thin clouds. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-3-781-2010, 3, 209-232, 2010


Bovensmann et al., 2010

Atmos. Meas. Tech.

A remote sensing technique for global monitoring of power plant CO2 emissions from space and related applications  Reference

H. Bovensmann, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, M. Reuter, T. Krings, K. Gerilowski, O. Schneising, J. Heymann, A. Tretner, J. Erzinger: A remote sensing technique for global monitoring of power plant CO2 emissions from space and related applications. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, doi:10.5194/amt-3-781-2010, 3, 781-811, 2010


Reuter et al., 2010

IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens.

A method for estimating the sampling error applied to CM-SAF monthly mean cloud fractional cover data retrieved from MSG SEVIRI  Reference

M. Reuter, W. Thomas, S. Mieruch, R. Hollmann: A method for estimating the sampling error applied to CM-SAF monthly mean cloud fractional cover data retrieved from MSG SEVIRI. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48, 2469-2481, 2010


Reuter et al., 2009

EUMETSAT Met. Sat. Conf.

Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 from satellite near-infrared nadir spectra in a scattering atmosphere  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 from satellite near-infrared nadir spectra in a scattering atmosphere. Proceedings of the EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Bath, United Kingdom, 09/2009


Schulz et al., 2009

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Operational Climate Monitoring from Space: The EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring (CM-SAF)  Reference

J. Schulz, P. Albert, H.-D. Behr, D. Caprion, H. Deneke, S. Dewitte, B. Dürr, P. Fuchs, A. Gratzki, P. Hechler, R. Hollmann, S. Johnston, K.-G. Karlsson, T. Manninen, R. Müller, M. Reuter, A. Riihelä, R. Roebeling, N. Selbach, A. Tetzlaff, W. Thomas, M. Werscheck, E. Wolters, and A. Zelenka: Operational Climate Monitoring from Space: The EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring (CM-SAF). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-9-1687-2009, 9, 1687-1709, 2009


Reuter et al., 2009

J. Appl. Meteorol.

The CM-SAF and FUB cloud detection schemes for SEVIRI: Validation with synoptic data and initial comparison with MODIS and CALIPSO  Reference

M. Reuter, W. Thomas, M. Lockhoff, R. Weber, P. Albert, K.-G. Karlsson, J. Fischer: The CM-SAF and FUB cloud detection schemes for SEVIRI: Validation with synoptic data and initial comparison with MODIS and CALIPSO. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48, 301-316, 2009


Reuter and Fischer, 2009

Theor. Appl. Climatol.

A comparison of measured and simulated cloud coverage statistics in the Baltic Sea area as part of the BALTIMOS project  Reference

M. Reuter, J. Fischer: A comparison of measured and simulated cloud coverage statistics in the Baltic Sea area as part of the BALTIMOS project. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi: 10.1007/s00704-009-0208-8, 2009


Reuter et al., 2009

DPG Tagung

Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 from satellite near-infrared nadir spectra in a scattering atmosphere  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 from satellite near-infrared nadir spectra in a scattering atmosphere. Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft - Tagung 2009, Hamburg, 03/2009


Schneising et al., 2008

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Three years of greenhouse gas column-averaged dry air mole fractions retrieved from satellite - Part 1: Carbon dioxide  Reference

O. Schneising, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, H. Bovensmann, M. Reuter, J. Notholt, R. Macatangay, T. Warneke: Three years of greenhouse gas column-averaged dry air mole fractions retrieved from satellite - Part 1: Carbon dioxide. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-8-3827-2008, 8, 3827-3853, 2008


Reuter et al., 2008

EGU Conf.

Towards an improved CO2 retrieval algorithm for inverting satellite near-infrared nadir spectra  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, H. Bovensmann, J. P. Burrows: Towards an improved CO2 retrieval algorithm for inverting satellite near-infrared nadir spectra. General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 04/2008


Buchwitz et al., 2007

Atmos. Chem. Phys.

First direct observation of the atmospheric CO2 year-to-year increase from space  Reference

M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, J. P. Burrows, H. Bovensmann, M. Reuter, and J. Notholt: First direct observation of the atmospheric CO2 year-to-year increase from space. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-7-4249-2007, 7, 4249-4256, 2007


Reuter et al., 2006

EUMETSAT Met. Sat. Conf.

Retrieval of atmospheric water vapor from SEVIRI using a fast segmentation optimal estimation technique  Reference

M. Reuter, M. Stengel, R. Preusker: Retrieval of atmospheric water vapor from SEVIRI using a fast segmentation optimal estimation technique. Proceedings of the EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Helsinki, Finland, 06/2006


Reuter, 2005

Ph.D. Thesis, FU-Berlin

Identification of cloudy and clear sky areas in MSG SEVIRI images by analyzing spectral and temporal information  Reference

M. Reuter: Identification of cloudy and clear sky areas in MSG SEVIRI images by analyzing spectral and temporal information (Ph.D. Thesis). http://www.diss.fu-berlin.de/2005/194/, 07/2005


Reuter and Fischer, 2005

EGU Conf.

The FUB cloud mask scheme for SEVIRI aboard MSG: method and validation  Reference

M. Reuter, J. Fischer: The FUB cloud mask scheme for SEVIRI aboard MSG: method and validation. General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, 04/2005


Reuter et al., 2004

BALTEX Conf.

Observation of clouds and water vapor with satellites  Reference

M. Reuter, P. Lorenz, R. Leinweber, A. Hünerbein, R. Preusker, J. Fischer: Observation of clouds and water vapor with satellites. 4th Study Conference on BALTEX, Bornholm, Denmark, 05/2004


Reuter, 2001

Diploma Thesis, FU-Berlin

Charakterisierung und Einsatz eines flugzeuggestützten FTIR-Spektrometers für die Fernerkundung von Wasserwolken  Reference

M. Reuter: Charakterisierung und Einsatz eines flugzeuggestützten FTIR-Spektrometers für die Fernerkundung von Wasserwolken (Diploma Thesis). Strahlung in Atmosphäre und Ozean, Institute for Space Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin, ISBN 3-931545-18-0, 10/2001

Lectures

2015

Advanced Experimental Physics

University Bremen, Germany

The lecture (4+2 hours per week) is about atomic and molecular physics:

  • Atomic models of Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr
  • Quantum mechanics of the Hydrogen atom
  • Fine structure
  • Zeeman effect
  • Stark effect
  • Nuclear spin
  • Hyperfine structure
  • Laser
  • Chemical bonds
  • Symmetries
  • Rotation, vibration, Raman, and electronic spectra
  • ...

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2009 - 2017

Introduction to Atmosphere and Climate

University Bremen, Germany

The lecture (2+1 hours per week) gives an introduction to the topics:

  • Vertical structure of the Earth's atmosphere
  • Radiative transfer
  • Chemistry in troposphere and stratosphere
  • The water cycle
  • Dynamics
  • Climate
  • ...

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