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Blumenthal, I.; Schlenther, C.; Hirsbrunner,S.; Stock, M.; Nocke,T.: Climate Impacts for German Schools—An Educational Web Portal Solution In: Leal Filho W., Manolas E., Azul A., Azeiteiro U., McGhie H. (eds) Handbook of Climate Change Communication: Vol. 3. Case Studies in Climate Change Communication. Springer, 209-223, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-70479-1_13, 2018 Official download


Schneider B.; Nocke T.: The Feeling of Red and Blue—A Constructive Critique of Color Mapping in Visual Climate Change Communication In: Leal Filho W., Manolas E., Azul A., Azeiteiro U., McGhie H. (eds) Handbook of Climate Change Communication: Vol. 2. Climate Change Management. Springer, 289-303, doi: 10.1007%2F978-3-319-70066-3_19, 2017 Official download

Molnos, S.; Mamdouh, T.; Petri, S.; Nocke, T.; Weinkauf, T.; Coumou, D.: A network-based detection scheme of the jet stream core, Earth System Dynamics, 8, 75-89, doi:10.5194/esd-8-75-2017, 2017 Official download


Schulz, H.-J.; Nocke, T.; Heitzler, M.; Schumann, H.: A Systematic View on Data Descriptors for the Visual Analysis of Tabular Data, Information Visualization, doi 10.1177/1473871616667767, 2016 Official download


Nocke, T.; Buschmann, S.; Donges, J.F.; Marwan, N.; Schulz, H.-J.; Tominski, C.: Review: Visual analytics of climate networks, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 22, 545-570, doi:10.5194/npg-22-545-2015, 2015 Official download

Eichner, C.; Nocke, T.; Schulz, H.-J.; Schumann, H.: Interactive presentation of geo-spatial climate data in multi-display environments, ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf., 4(2), 493-514; doi:10.3390/ijgi4020493, Special Issue "Recent Developments in Cartography and Display Technologies", 2015 Official download

Otto, I.M.; Biewald, A.; Coumou, D.; Feulner, G.; Köhler, C.; Nocke, T.; Blok, A.; Gröber, A.; Selchow, S.; Tyfield, D.; Volkmer, I.; Schellnhuber, H.J; Beck, U.: Socio-economic data for global environmental change research, Commentary in Nature Climate Change, 5, 503–506, doi:10.1038/nclimate2593, May, 2015 Official download


Nocke, T.: Uncertainty visualisation in the climate change discourse: from the IPCC reports to climate web portals, New Perspectives on Global Environmental Images, Acts of the international conference of October 9 & 10, pp. 24-25, 2014

Radloff, A.; Tominski, C.; Nocke, T.; Schumann, H.: Supporting Presentation and Discussion of Visualization Results in Smart Meeting Rooms, Visual Computer, doi: 10.1007/s00371-014-1010-x, July 2014 Official download

Schneider, B.; Nocke, T. (eds.): Image Politics of Climate Change, Transcript Verlag, ISBN 978-3-8376-2610-0, March, 2014 Visit publisher page

Schneider, B.; Nocke, T.: Image Politics of Climate Change: Introduction, in Schneider, B. and Nocke, T. (eds.): Image Politics of Climate Change, Transcript Verlag, ISBN 978-3-8376-2610-0, pp. 9-25, March, 2014 Full paper at ResearchGate

Nocke, T.: Images for Data Analysis: The Role of Visualization in Climate Research Processes, in Schneider, B. and Nocke, T. (eds.): Image Politics of Climate Change, Transcript Verlag, ISBN 978-3-8376-2610-0, pp. 55-77, March, 2014 Full paper at ResearchGate

Schneider, B.; Nocke, T.; Feulner, G.: Twist and Shout: Images and Graphs in Skeptical Climate Media, in Schneider, B. and Nocke, T. (eds.): Image Politics of Climate Change, Transcript Verlag, ISBN 978-3-8376-2610-0, pp. 153-186, March, 2014 Full paper at ResearchGate


Schulz, H.-J.; Nocke, T.; Heitzler, M.; Schumann, H.: A Design Space of Visualization Tasks, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 19(12), pp.2366-2375, DOI: 10.1109/TVCG.2013.120, at IEEE InfoVis 2013 Download preprint pdf

Nocke, T.: Climate Impacts Online: A web platform presenting regional climate and impact information for Germany, Poster Presentation at International Conference on Regional Climate (CORDEX 2013), 2013 Download pdf


Albuquerque, G.; Lehmann, D. J.; Rodermund, T.; Eisemann, M.; Nocke, T.; Theisel, H.; Magnor, M.: Semi-Automatic Classification of Weather Maps, Technical Report 2012-3-17, Computer Graphics Lab, TU Braunschweig, urn:nbn:de:gbv:084-12032114539,, 2012 Download pdf


Nocke, T.: Basics and visual analytics of climate networks (extended abstract), In Proceedings of the 2011 workshop on Climate knowledge discovery (CKD '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2-2. DOI=10.1145/2110230.2110233, 2011 Official document download

Schumann, H.; Nocke, T.: Computerbilder, Visualisisierungsstrategien und Informationsdarstellung, (in German), erschienen in P. Stoellger; T. Klie (Hrsg.): Präsenz im Entzug. Ambivalenzen des Bildes. Verlag Mohr Siebeck. S. 519-534. 2011

Reusser, D.E.; Wrobel, M.; Nocke, T.; Sterzel, T.; Förster, H.; Kropp, J.P.: Presentation of uncertainties on web platforms for climate change information, Procedia Environmental Sciences 7, 80-85 (January 2011) Download pdf

Tominski, C.; Donges, J.F.; Nocke, T.: Information Visualization in Climate Research, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualization (IV'11), UK, London, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4476-2, 298-305 (2011) Download pdf


Wrobel, M.; Hinkel, J.; Hofmann, M.; Nocke, T; Vohland, K.: Interactive Access to Climate Change Information, International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems (ISESS'09), Venice, 2009. Download pdf

Flechsig, M.; Nocke, T.: Simulationsumgebungen - Anforderungen, Entwicklung und Einsatz in der Klimafolgenforschung (in German), in J. Wittmann and M. Flechsig (Hrsg.), Simulation in Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften, Workshop Potsdam 2009, S. 71-83, Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany, 2009. Download pdf

Nocke, T.; Heyder, U.; Petri, S.; Vohland, K.; Wrobel, M.; Lucht, W.: Visualization of Biosphere Changes in the Context of Climate Change, in V. Wohlgemuth (Ed.), Information Technology and Climate Change, 2nd International Conference IT for empowerment (ITCC'08), pp. 29-36, Trafo Wissenschaftsverlag, Berlin, Germany, 2009. Download pdf


Nocke, T.; Schneider von Deimling, T.: Visualisierung in der Klimaforschung, Gegenworte. Visualisierung oder Vision? Bilder (in) der Wissenschaft, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 20. Heft, in German, Herbst 2008 Download pdf

Nocke, T.; Sterzel, T.; Böttinger, M.; Wrobel, M.: Visualization of Climate and Climate Change Data: An Overview, in Ehlers et al. (Eds.) Digital Earth Summit on Geoinformatics 2008: Tools for Global Change Research (ISDE'08), Wichmann, Heidelberg, pp. 226-232, 2008 Download pdf

Wrobel, M.; Nocke, T.; Flechsig, M.; Glauer, A.: Graphical User Interface Design for Climate Impact Research Data Retrieval, In: Miquel Sànchez-Marrè, Javier Béjar, Joaquim Comas, Andrea E. Rizzoli, Giorgio Guariso (Eds.) Proceedings of the iEMSs Fourth Biennial Meeting: International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs 2008). International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Barcelona, Catalonia, July 2008. ISBN: 978-84-7653-074-0, pp. 1669-1676 Download pdf


Nocke, T.: Visuelles Data Mining und Visualisierungsdesign für die Klimaforschung (Visual Data Mining and Visualization Design for Climate Research), Dissertation (phd thesis), University of Rostock, Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, in German, 2007 Download pdf

Nocke, T.; Flechsig, M.; Böhm, U.: Visual Exploration and Evaluation of Climate-Related Simulation Data,Winter Simulation Conference (WSC'07), Washington D.C., 2007 Download pdf

Flechsig, M.; Böhm, U.; Nocke,T.; Rachimow, C.: SIMENV - A flexible Framework for Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analyses of large-volume Model Output, Poster Presentation at the Fifth International Conference on Sensitivity Analysis of Model Output (SAMO'07) Budapest, 2007 Download pdf Download extended abstract (pdf)

Schulz, H.-J.; Nocke,T.: Maschinelle Datenanalyse im Informationszeitalter - Können oder müssen wir ihr vertrauen?, R. Langner, T. Luks, A. Schlimm, G. Straube, D. Thomaschke (Hg.) "Ordungen des Denkens: Debatten um Wissenschaftstheorie und Erkenntniskritik", In der Schriftenreihe "Verhandlungen mit der Gegenwart", Band 2, LIT-Verlag, Münster, 2007 (in German)

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Schulz, H.-J.;Schumann, H.; Nocke,T.: Visualizing and Analyzing Large Systems of Differential Equations, Poster Presentation at the Winter Simulation Conference (WSC'06), Monterey, 2006 Download pdf or the slides of the talk (by H.-J. Schulz)

Lange, S.; Nocke, T.; Schumann, H.: Visualisierungsdesign – ein systematischer Überblick. Simulation and Visualization (SimVis'06), Magdeburg, Germany, 2006 (in German)

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Müller, W.; Nocke, T.; Schumann, H.: Enhancing the Visualization Process with Principal Component Analysis to Support the Exploration of Trends.  Asia Pacific Symposium on Information Visualization (APVIS'06), National Center of Sciences, Tokyo, Japan, 2006
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Schulz, H.-J.; Nocke, T., Schumann, H.: A Framework for Visual Data Mining of Structures. 29th Australasian Computer Science Conference (ACSC'06), Hobart, TAS, Australia, 2006

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Nocke, T.; Schlechtweg, S.; Schumann, H.: Icon-based Visualization using Mosaic Metaphors. IEEE Information Visualization (IV'05), London, 2005

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Kreuseler, M.; Nocke,T.; Schumann, H.: A History Mechanism for Visual Data Mining. IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis'04), Austin, Texas, USA, October 2004
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Böhm,U.; Kuecken, M.; Hauffe, D.; Gerstengarbe, F.-W.; Werner, P. C.; Flechsig, M.; Keuler, K.; Block, A.; Ahrens, W.; Nocke, T.: Reliability of regional climate model simulations of extremes and of long-term climatic characteristics. in: Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, (2004) 4, pp. 417-431
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Nocke, T.; Schumann, H.: Goals of Analysis for Visualization and Visual Data Mining Tasks. Prague CODATA Workshop on Information Visualization, 2004 Download pdf

Flechsig, M., Böhm,U., Nocke, T., Rachimow, C. (2004): Techniques for Quality Assurance of Models in a Multi-Run Simulation Environment. In: Hanson, K.M., Hemez, F.M. (eds.): Sensitivity Analysis of Model Output. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sensitivity Analysis of Model Output (SAMO'04). Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, U.S.A., 297-306

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Nocke, T.; Schumann, H.; Böhm,U.: Methods for the Visualization of Clustered Climate Data. In: Computational Statistics (2004) 19(1),  p.75-94 Download pdf


Nocke,T.; Böhm,U.; Schumann, H.; Flechsig, M.: Information Visualization Supportung Modelling and Evaluation Tasks for Climate Models.  In :Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, WSC'03, New Orleans, USA, December 2003 Download pdf
Ahrens, W.; Block, A.; Böhm,U.; Hauffe, D.; Keuler, K.; Kücken, M.; Nocke, T.: Reliability of regional climate simulations. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Poster presentation, Nice, France, April 2003

Kreuseler,M.; Nocke,T.; Schumann, H.: Integration of Clustering and Visualization Techniques for Visual Data Analysis. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation e.V., University of Munich, March, 2001, published in: O. Opitz, M. Schwaiger (editors): Exploratory Data Analysis in Empirical Research", Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg-Berlin, 2003, S. 119-132 Download pdf


Nocke,T.; Schumann, H.: Meta Data for Visual Data Mining. Proceedings Computer Graphics and Imaging, CGIM 2002, Kaua'i, Hawaii, USA, August, 2002
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Study work

Nocke,T.: Gathering and Specification of Meta Data to Support Decisions in the Visualization Process. Diplom thesis, University of Rostock, Department of Computer Science, 2000 Download pdf (in German)
Nocke,T.: Conception und Realization of a Flexible Pipeline for the Numerical Preprocessing for Information Visualization. Student research project, University of Rostock, Department of Computer Science, 1999 Download pdf (in German)

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