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Dr. Marlene Kretschmer

Research Domain: Earth System Analysis (RD1)

Project: SacreX - Stability of Atmospheric Circulation and its Relation to Extreme Weather

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Telegraphenberg A62
D-14473 Potsdam, Germany

E-Mail: kretschmer[at]



PhD Thesis in Climate Physics at Potsdam University (2017): 

"Disentangling Causal Pathways of the Stratopsheric Polar Vortex - A Machine Learning Approach" 

Diploma Thesis in Mathematics at Humboldt University Berlin (2014): 
"Serre´s conjecture on projective modules" 



Kretschmer, M., J. Cohen, V. Matthias, J. Runge, D. Coumou (2018),The different stratospheric influence on cold-extremes in Eurasia and North America (accepted for npj Climate and Atmospheric Science)


Kretschmer, M., D. Coumou, L. Agel, M. Barlow, E. Tziperman, and J. Cohen (2017), More-persistent weak stratospheric polar vortex states linked to cold extremes, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0259.1

Kretschmer, M., J. Runge, and D. Coumou (2017), Early prediction of extreme stratospheric polar vortex states based on causal precursors, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2017GL074696.


Kretschmer, M., D. Coumou, J.F. Donges, J. Runge (2016), Using Causal Effect Networks to analyze different Arctic drivers of mid-latitude winter circulation, Journal of Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0654.1

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