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Dr. Niklas Boers

Dr. Niklas Boers
PostDoc
Contact:
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A56 / 3.09
Phone: +49 (0)331 288 20768
Email: boers[at]pik-potsdam.de
Postal Address
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Profile

Humboldt fellow in the Research Domain 'Complexity Science'

Associate coordinator of the H2020 project 'Tipping Points in the Earth System' (TiPES)

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News:

Press release on our recent paper on extreme rainfall teleconnections

Nature Physics highlighted our recent paper on extreme rainfall teleconnections

Full CV:
PDF document CV_short_Niklas_Boers.pdf — PDF document, 75 KB
Research Interests extreme events, paleoclimate, complex system science, dynamical systems, time series analysis, semi-empirical modeling
Selected Publications

C. Ciemer, N. Boers, M. Hirota, J. Kurths, F. Mueller-Hansen, R. Oliveira, R. Winkelmann: Tropical vegetation in regions with higher rainfall variability is more resilient to climate change, Nature Geoscience (in press).

N. Boers, B. Goswami*, A. Rheinwalt*, B. Bookhagen, B. Hoskins, J. Kurths: The global pattern of extreme rainfall teleconnections revealed by complex networks, Nature (2019). link

M. Gelbrecht, N. Boers, J. Kurths: Phase Coherence between Precipitation in South America and Rossby Waves, Science Advances 4, eaau3191 (2018). link

N. Boers, M. Ghil, D. Rousseau: Interactions between ocean circulation and sea ice explain Dansgaard-Oeschger events, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 9, E11005–E11014 (2018). link

N. Boers: Early-warning signals for Dansgaard-Oeschger events in a high-resolution ice core record, Nature Communications 9, 2556 (2018). link

B. Goswami, N. Boers*, A. Rheinwalt*, N. Marwan, J. Heitzig, S.F.M. Breitenbach, J. Kurths: Abrupt transitions in time series with uncertainties, Nature Communications 9, 48 (2018) link

C. Ciemer, N. Boers, H.M.J. Barbosa, J. Kurths, A. Rammig: Temporal Evolution of the spatial covariability of rainfall in South America, Climate Dynamics 51, 371–382 (2018). link

N. Boers, M. Chekroun, H. Liu, D. Kondrashov, D.-D. Rousseau, A. Svensson, M. Bigler, M. Ghil: Inverse stochastic-dynamic models for high-resolution Greenland ice-core records, Earth System Dynamics 8, 1171–1190 (2017) link

N. Boers, B. Goswami, M. Ghil: A complete representation of uncertainties in layer-counted paleoclimatic archives, Climate of the Past 13, 1169–1180 (2017) link

D.-D. Rousseau, A. Svensson, M. Bigler, A. Sima, J.P. Steffensen, N. Boers: Eurasian contribution to the last glacial dust cycle: how are loess sequences built?, Climate of the Past 13, 1181–1197 (2017) link

D.-D. Rousseau, N. Boers, A. Sima, A. Svensson, M. Bigler, F. Lagroix, S. Taylor, S. Antoine: (MIS3 & 2) millennial oscillations in Greenland dust and Eurasian aeolian records–A paleosol perspective, Quaternary Science Reviews 169, 99–113 (2017) link

M. Gelbrecht, N. Boers, J. Kurths: A complex network representation of wind flows, Chaos 27, 035805 (2017) link

N. Boers, N. Marwan, H.M.J. Barbosa, J. Kurths: A deforestation-induced tipping point for the South American monsoon system, Nature Scientific Reports 7, 41489 (2017) link

D.Traxl∗, N. Boers∗, A. Rheinwalt, B. Goswami, J. Kurths: The size distribution of spatiotemporal extreme rainfall clusters around the globe, Geophysical Research Letters 43, 9939–9947 (2016). link

D.Traxl, N. Boers, J. Kurths: Deep Graphs – a general framework to represent and analyze heterogeneous complex systems across scales, Chaos 26, 06530 (2016). link

N. Boers, B. Bookhagen, N. Marwan, J. Kurths: Spatiotemporal Characteristics and Synchronization of Extreme Rainfall in South America with Focus on the Andes Mountain Range, Climate Dynamics 46, 601–617 (2016). link

A. Rheinwalt, N. Boers, N. Marwan, J. Kurths, P. Hoffmann, F. Gerstengarbe, P. Werner: Non-Linear Time Series Analysis of Precipitation Events Using Regional Climate Networks for the Region of Germany, Climate Dynamics 46, 1065–1074 (2016). link

N. Boers, P. Pickl: On Mean Field Limits for Dynamical Systems, Journal of Statistical Physics 164, 1–16 (2016). link

N. Boers, H. Barbosa, B. Bookhagen, J. Marengo, N. Marwan, and J. Kurths: Propagation of Strong Rainfall Events from Southeastern South America to the Central Andes, Journal of Climate 28, 7641–7658 (2015). link

N. Boers, B. Bookhagen, J. Marengo, N. Marwan, J. v. Storch, J. Kurths: Extreme rainfall of the South American monsoon system: A dataset comparison using complex networks, Journal of Climate 28, 1031–1056 (2015). link

N. Boers, R. Donner, B. Bookhagen, J. Kurths: Complex network analysis helps to identify impacts of the El Niño Southern Oscillation on moisture divergence in South America, Climate Dynamics 45, 619-632 (2015). link

N. Boers, A. Rheinwalt, B. Bookhagen, N. Marwan, J. Kurths: A complex network approach to investigate the spatiotemporal co-variability of extreme rainfall, in: Machine Learning and Data Mining Approaches to Climate Science: Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Climate Informatics, Springer (2015). link

A. Rheinwalt, N. Boers, B. Goswami, J. Heitzig, N. Marwan, R. Krishnan, J. Kurths: Teleconnections in Climate Networks: A Network-of-Networks Approach to Investigate the Influence of Sea Surface Temperature Variability on Monsoon Systems, in: Machine Learning and Data Mining Approaches to Climate Science: Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Climate Informatics, Springer (2015). link

N. Boers, B. Bookhagen, H.M.J. Barbosa, N. Marwan, J. Kurths, J. Marengo: Prediction of Extreme Floods in the Eastern Central Andes based on a Complex Networks Approach, Nature Communications 5:5199 (2014). link

D. Traxl, N. Boers, J. Kurths: General scaling of maximum degree of synchronization in noisy complex networks, New Journal of Physics 16, 115009 (2014). link

N. Boers, A. Rheinwalt, B. Bookhagen, H.M.J. Barbosa, N. Marwan, J. Marengo, J. Kurths: The South American Rainfall Dipole: A Complex Network Analysis of Extreme Events, Geophysical Research Letters 41, 73977405 (2014). link

N. Boers, B. Bookhagen, N. Marwan, J. Kurths, J. Marengo: Complex networks identify spatial patterns of extreme rainfall events of the South American Monsoon System, Geophysical Research Letters 40, 4386–4392 (2013). link

*Equal author contribution.

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