Dr Caecilia Ewenz

Academic Status

College of Science and Engineering

place Earth Sciences Building
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Diploma in Meteorology Diploma thesis: Einfache Frontenmodelle (Simple front models)

PhD in Meteorology at the Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultaet of Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn, supervisor Prof. Dr.Helmut Kraus; PhD thesis: Die Rolle der Feuchte bei frontogenetischen Prozessen (The role of moisture in frontogenetical processes)

Habilitation in Meteorology at the Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultaet of Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn, supervisor Prof. Dr. Helmut Kraus, Habilitation thesis: Seewindfronten in Australien: Flugzeuggestuetzte Messungen und Modellergebnisse (Sea breeze fronts in Australia: Airborne measurements and model results)
Key responsibilities
Course Coordinator for Environmental Science.
Member Honours Committee for the School of the Environment
Research expertise
Atmospheric sciences
Environmental science and management
Soil-plant-atmosphere continuum
Research interests
  • Climate research - climate drivers and rainfall
  • Micro-meteorologiccal applications
  • Meso-scale modelling of meteorological phenomena like cold and seabreeze fronts
  • Development, adaptation, and fine-tunig of numerical models
  • Airborne measurements in and just above the boundary layer
  • Airborne measurements at the troposphere/stratosphere interface
  • Verification of model results
  • Application of meteorological findings to other disciplines (eg. derivation of microwave refractivity data from meteorological data).
  • Collaboration with related sciences for mutual benefit (eg. work with oceanographers regarding the air/sea interface)
Teaching interests
All things Atmospheric Sciences, Climate Sciences and Environmental Sciences
Topic coordinator
ENVR1101 Environmental Science 1
EASC2702 Global Climate Change
Topic lecturer
GEOG1001 Water Resources and Society
EASC1101 Earth and Environmental Sciences
ENVR1702 Fundamentals in Environmental Sciences
ENVR1101 Environmental Sciences 1
EASC2702 Global Climate Change
EASC8702 Global Climate Change GE
WARM8702 Global Climate Change GE
Supervisory interests
Airborne meteorology and hydrology
Climate change
Climate drivers
Climate variability
Climate-change modelling
Global, regional and local weather and climate, assessment
Meteorological hazards, assessment and forecasting
Meteorology, solar UV, visible and IR radiation
Rainfall and climate change
Urban climate and energy consumption
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Ocean currents (1), Climate Sciences (Univ. of Adelaide) (1), Climate science (1)
Associate supervisor: Urban climate (1), Atmosphere-vegetation-soil interaction (1)
Expert for media contact
Marine Science
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