Working groups

Working group on Atmospheric Chemistry

Investigating atmospheric transport and atmospheric chemistry in mountainous terrain
Leaders: Martin Graus (University of Innsbruck) and Marcus Hirtl (ZAMG)

Working group on Mountain Boundary Layer

High-resolution modelling experiments, development of an observation strategy for the MoBL
Leaders: Sebastian Hoch (University of Utah), Manuela Lehner (University of Innsbruck) and Stefano Serafin (University of Vienna)

Working group on Mountain Climate

Improving understanding and modelling of the processes by which mountains are shaping regional climates
Leaders: Nikolina Ban (University of Innsbruck) and Sven Kotlarski (MeteoSwiss)

Working group on Orographic Convection

Studies of convective triggering due to mechanical and thermal orographic forcing
Leaders: Daniel Kirshbaum (McGill University) and M. Marcello Miglietta (ISAC-CNR)

Working group on Surface-Atmosphere Exchange

Investigating the transport and exchange of momentum, mass and energy between the Earth’s surface and the atmosphere in mountainous terrain
Leaders: Helen Ward (University of Innsbruck) and Lorenzo Giovannini (University of Trento)

Working group on Waves and Dynamics

Improving understanding of mountain wave related processes across multiple scales and their relevance for turbulent transport
Leaders: Andrew Elvidge (University of East Anglia), Annelize van Niekerk (Met Office) and Christopher Kruse (National Center for Atmospheric Research)