WE Heraeus foundation

639. WE-Heraeus-Seminar
Bad Honnef, Germany

Aims of the seminar

The meeting is organised as the 639. WE-Heraeus-Seminar in the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef.

It is convened by the ACPC initiative of ileaps, GEWEX and IGAC.

The goal of the seminar is to make progress on a quantiative understanding of aerosol-cloud-precipitation-climate interactions along the ACPC Science approach.

The seminar specifically will investigate on the basis of the model simulations which observations are most promising to identify signatures of aerosol effects on clouds and precipitation despite the large natural variability. This research benefits from experience with “observations systems simulation experiments” (OSSE). In all discussions, ACPC modelers and observationalists interact closely to address the individual components of aerosols, clouds, precipitation, and radiation, as well as their interactions.


The meeting programme can be found here.


The venue is accessible by a train ride of about 30 min from Cologne/Bonn airport, and about 2 1/2 hours from Frankfurt airport. Please find directions here.

We gratefully acknowledge funding by the W. E. Heraeus foundation for this meeting.

To register, please write an e-mail to until 31 January 2017. Any inquiries are also welcome.