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Sonja Totz

Sonja Totz
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A62 / S08
Email: sonja.totz[at]
Postal Address
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


PhD student

Research Domain: Earth System Analysis (RD1)

Selected Publications
Totz, S., Petri, S., Lehmann, J., Peukert, E. and Coumou, D.: Exploring the sensitivity of the large-scale atmosphere circulation to changes in surface temperature gradients using a Statistical-Dynamical Atmosphere Model, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics,, 2019

Cohen, J., Coumou, C., Hwang, J., Mackey, L., Orenstein, P., Totz, S. and Tziperman, E.,  S2S reboot: An argument for greater inclusion of machine learning in subseasonal to seasonal forecasts, WIREs Climate Change,, 2018

Totz, S., Petri, S., Lehmann, J. and Coumou, D.: Regional changes in the mean position and variability of the tropical edge, Geophysical Research Letters,, 2018

Totz, S., Löber, J., Totz, J.F. and Engel, H. : Control of transversal instabilities in reaction-diffusion systems, New Journal of Physics,, 2018

Totz, S., Eliseev, A. V., Petri, S., Flechsig, M., Caesar, L., Petoukhov, V., and Coumou, D.: The Dynamical Core of the Aeolus Statistical-Dynamical Atmosphere Model: Validation and Parameter Optimization, Geosci. Model Dev.,, 2018.

Totz, S., Tziperman, E., Coumou, D., Pfeiffer, K., & Cohen, J. Winter precipitation forecast in the European and M editerranean regions using cluster analysis. Geophysical Research Letters, 44., 2017

He, Y., Huang, J., Li, D., Xie, Y., Zhang, G., Qi, Y., Wang, S., and Totz, S., Comparison of the effect of land-sea thermal contrast on interdecadal variations in winter and summer blockings,, 2017

Molnos, S., Mamdouh, T., Petri, S., Nocke, T., Weinkauf, T., and Coumou, D.: A network-based detection scheme for the jet stream core, Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 75-89,, 2017

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

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