Deutsch Intern
Working group Climatology


Tel.: +49 931 31-88745
Fax: +49 931 31-85544
E-Mail: felix.pollinger@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute of Geography and Geology
Working group Climatology - Team Climate
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 233, entry via room 209

  • Monday 9h - 10h
  • Thursday 15h - 16h
  • during the semester break upon request

  • climatology
  • large-scale atmospheric dynamics
  • applied statistics
  • scientific computing in the geosciences

BigData@Geo 2.0 - From Data to Action mittels KI und Web-Lösungen im Nexus Klimawandel - nordbayerischer Agrarsektor

Big Data@Geo: Big Data in the field of Geography – Advanced environmental technologies using AI in the Web

POLLINGER, Felix (2014):
Bewertung und Auswirkungen der Simulationsgüte führender Klimamoden in einem Multi-Modell Ensemble 
(URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:20-opus-97982)
Referees: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paeth, Prof. Dr. Dieter Scherer

since 10/2009
current position as scientific staff at the Institute of Geography and Geology, Chair of Physical Geography

10/2015 - 07/2016
participation in COMEPRO (project funded by the German Research Foundation DFG)

PhD (Dr. reg. nat.) Thesis: Evaluation and Consequences of the simulation quality of prominent climate modes in a multi-model ensemble

Diploma in Geography (Thesis: Signal analysis of extratropical circulation modes)

2004 - 2009
study of geography at the University of Wuerzburg

03/2009 - 08/2009
research assistant at the Instute of Ecology (Chair of Climatology) at TU Berlin

01/2008 - 02/2008
research assistant at the German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt)

Bangelesa, F, F Pollinger, B Sponholz, MA Mapatano, A Hatloy & H Paeth: Statistical-dynamical modeling of the maize yield response to future climate change in West, East and Central Africa using the regional climate model REMO. Accepted for publication in Science of the Total Environment

Paeth, H, D Schönbein, L Keupp, D Abel, F Bangelesa, M Baumann, C Büdel, C Hartmann, C Kneisel, K Kobs, J Krause, M Krech, F Pollinger, C Schäfer, M Steininger, B Terhorst, T Ullmann, M Wilde, K Ziegler, B Zimanowski, R Baumhauer & A Hotho (2023): Climate change information tailored to the agricultural sector in Central Europe, exemplified on the region of Lower Franconia. Climatic Change 176, 136.

Rai, P, K Ziegler, D Abel, F Pollinger & H Paeth (2022): Performance of a regional climate model with interactive vegetation (REMO-iMOVE) over Central Asia. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-022-04233-y

Kirchner A, M Schmitt, F Pollinger, M Thiel & H Paeth (2021): Relationship between soil sealing and local regional climate in Germany. Accepted for publication in Meteorologische Zeitschrift.

H Paeth and F Pollinger (2020): Revisiting the spatiotemporal characteristics of past and future global warming. Erdkunde, 74(4), 225-247.

Li, J, F Pollinger & H Paeth (2020): Comparing the Lasso predictor-selection and regression method with classical approaches of precipitation bias adjustment in decadal climate predictions. Accepted for publication in Monthly Weather Review.

Ziegler K, F Pollinger, S Böll and H Paeth (2020): Statistical modeling of phenology in Bavaria based on past and future meteorological information. Accepted for publication in Theoretical and Applied Climatology.

Ring C, F Pollinger, L Keupp, I Kaspar-Ott, E Hertig, J Jacobeit and H Paeth (2019): Effect of diversified performance metrics and climate model weighting on global and regional trend patterns of precipitation and temperature. Erdkunde, 73 (4), 303-322.

Paeth H and F Pollinger (2019): Changes in mean flow and atmospheric wave activity in the North Atlantic sector. Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 145, 3801–3818. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3660

Keupp L, I Kasper-Ott, E Hertig, F Pollinger, C Ring, H Paeth & J Jacobeit (2019): Weighted multi model ensemble projection of extreme precipitation in the Mediterranean region using statistical downscaling. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 138(3), 1269-1295.

Kaspar-Ott I, E Hertig, S Kaspar, F Pollinger, C Ring, H Paeth & J Jacobeit (2019): Weights for general circulation models from CMIP3 / CMIP5 in a statistical downscaling framework and the impact on future Mediterranean precipitation. International Journal of Climatology, 39, 3639-3654.

Paeth H, C Steger, F Pollinger, J Li, S Mutz & T Ehlers (2019): Comparison of Climate Change from Cenozoic surface uplift and glacial-interglacial episodes in the Himalaya-Tibet region: Insights from a regional climate model and proxy data. Global and Planetary Change, 177, 10-26.

Li J, F Pollinger, H-J Panitz, H Feldmann & H Paeth (2019):  Bias adjustment for decadal predictions of precipitation in Europe from CCLM. Accepted for publication in Climate Dynamics.

Paeth H, J Li, F Pollinger, W A Müller, H Pohlmann, H Feldmann & H-J Panitz (2019): An effective drift correction for dynamical downscaling of decadal global climate predictions. Climate Dynamics 52: 1343-1357.

Mannig B, F Pollinger, A Gafurov, S Vorogushyn, K Unger-Shayesteh (2018): Impacts of Climate Change in Central Asia. - In: D DellaSala and M Goldstein (eds): Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene, Elsevier, 195-204

Paeth H, F Pollinger and C Ring (2017): Detection and attribution of multi-variate climate change signals using discriminant analysis and Bayesian theorem. Journal of Climate, 30, 7757-7776

Pollinger F, K Ziegler and H Paeth (2017): Comparison of the performance of three types of multiple regression for phenology  in  Bavaria in a dynamical-statistical model approach. Erdkunde, 71 (4), 271-285

Paeth H, F Pollinger, H Mächel, C Figura, S Wahl, C Ohlwein and A Hense (2017):  An efficient model approach for very high resolution orographic precipitation. Quaterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Scociety, 143, 2221-2234.

Ring C, F Pollinger, I Kaspar-Ott, E Hertig, J Jacobeit and H Paeth (2017): A comparison of metrics for assessing state-of-the-art climate models and implications for probabilistic projections of climate change. Climate Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-017-3737-3

B. Mannig, F. Pollinger, A. Gafurov, S. Vorogushyn, K. Unger-Shayesteh (2017):  Impacts of Climate Change in Central Asia. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier,ISBN 9780124095489.

Awoye, HR, F Pollinger, EK Agbossou and H Paeth (2017): Dynamical-statistical projections of the climate change impact on agricultural production in Benin by means of a cross-validated linear model combined with Bayesian statistics. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 234-235, 80-94.

Keupp L, F Pollinger and H Paeth (2016): Assessment of future ENSO changes in a CMIP3/CMIP5 multi-model and multi-index. International Journal of Climatology, 37, 3439-3451

Ring, C., B. Mannig, F. Pollinger and H. Paeth (2015): Uncertainties in the simulation of Precipitation in selected regions of humid and dry climate. – In: International Journal of Climatology.

Pollinger, F (2014): Bewertung und Auswirkungen der Simulationsgüte führender Klimamoden in einem Multi-Modell Ensemble. 241pp, urn::nbn:de:bvb:20-opus-97982

Paeth, H. and Pollinger, F. (2010), Enhanced evidence in climate models for changes in extratropical atmospheric circulation. Tellus A, 62: 647?660.

Bangelesa, F., Abel, D., Ziegler, K., Pollinger, F., and Paeth, H. (2022): „Agriculture calendar and climate change in West Africa”.
40. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreis Klima, Ochsenfurt, Deutschland (28.-30.10.2022).

Pollinger, F. & H. Paeth (2012): Simulierte makroskalige Klimavariabilität als Ansatz zur Gewichtung von Multi-Modellensemblen.
31. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreis Klima. Berlin, Deutschland (26--28.10.2012)

Pollinger F. & H. Paeth (2012): Climate change signals of extratropical circulation modes vs. model uncertainty.
Modes of Variability in the Climate System: Past-Present-Future. Obergurgl, Österreich (27.5.-1.6.2012); Posterbeitrag

Pollinger, F. & H. Paeth. (2010): Klimaänderungssignale in außertropischen Zirkulationsmoden
29. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreis Klima. Würzburg, Deutschland (29.-31.10.2010)

Pollinger, F. & H. Paeth (2010): Enhancing evidence in climate models for changes in extratropical circulation modes.
11th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology. Edinburgh, Schottland (12.-16.07.2010); Posterbeitrag


TENGLER, Hannah (2021):
Zukünftige Analogklimate für deutsche Großstädte und mögliche städtebauliche Anpassungsmaßnahmen.
First assessor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paeth
Second assessor: Dr. Felix Pollinger

BAUMANN, Miriam (2019):
Veränderungen in beobachteten Wetterextremen in Deutschland.
First assessor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paeth
Second assessor: Dr. Felix Pollinger

POHL, Felix (2019):
Future climate analog regions of the Steigerwald.
First assessor: Dr. Felix Pollinger

WARMUTH, Mengjie (2019):
Niederschlagsmuster und atmosphärische Zirkulation in Ostasien.
First assessor: Dr. Felix Pollinger

ABEL, Daniel (2018):
Influence of snow water equivalent on droughts and their predictability in the USA and Central Asia.
First assessor: Dr. Felix Pollinger

STENZEL, Erik (2017):
Wetterlagenstatistik im Klimawandel und deren Bedeutung für das Erwärmungssignal im europäisch-atlantischen Raum.
First assessor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paeth
Second assessor: Dr. Felix Pollinger

ZIEGLER, Katrin (2017):
Statistische Modellierung der Phänologie anhand von verschiedenen meteorologischen Parametern in Bayern.
First assessor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paeth
Second assessor: Dr. Felix Pollinger