Latest Newsletter





The GlobVapour project has been successfully ended on the 31st March 2012.




Retrieved TCWV from MERIS VIS/NIR




Project Manager:

Dr. Marc Schröder (DWD)


Technical Officer:

Dr. Bojan R. Bojkov (ESA)

User Help Desk

Data Request & Technical Support:

Nadine Schneider (DWD)



Senior Scientist


Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI),
Lyngbyvej 100, Copenhagen, Denmark


Tel. +45 39 157 484
Fax. +45 39 157 460
to Hans Gleisner


GlobVapour related work:
  • Retrieval of humidity from radio occultation measurements
  • Establishment of archives for radio occultation validation data
  • Participation in the development of validation strategies and tools


General research interest:
  • Retrieval of geophysical data from radio occultation measurements
  • Global climate data from radio occultation measurements
  • Earth albedo measurements using lunar Earthshine observations


  • ESA DUE GlobVapour
  • ROtrends


Short CV:
  • Since 2005: Staff Scientist at the DMIg
  • 2003 – 2004: Visiting Scientist at the DMI as a part of ESA’s Space Weather Initiative: Geomagnetic Activity Forecasts for Prospecting and Surveying
  • 2001 – 2003: ESA Research Fellow at the DMI: Geospace Effects of Solar Activity
  • 1995 – 2001: PhD student within astronomy and space physics at Lund Observatory Graduate Teaching Assistant at Lund University
  • 1989 – 1995: Research Engineer at the R & D Department of Alfa-Laval Thermal AB: computational fluid dynamics/solid mechanics of heat exchangers
  • 1988, 89: Teaching Assistant at Lund University / Lund Institute of Technology


Publications (since 2003 peer-reviewed):
  • Weimer, D.R., C.R. Clauer, M.J. Engebretson, T.L. Hansen, H. Gleisner, I. Mann, and K. Yumoto, Statistical maps of geomagnetic variations as a function of the interplanetary magnetic field, in print, J. Geophys. Res., vol. 115, 2010.
  • Watermann, J., and H. Gleisner, Geomagnetic variations and their time derivatives during geomagnetic storms at different levels of intensity, Acta Geophys., vol. 57, 197-208, 2009.
  • Thejll, P, H. C. Flynn, H. Gleisner, and A. Mattingly, Earthshine: not just for romantics, Astronomy & Geophysics, 49, June 2008.
  • Gleisner, H., and J. Watermann, Concepts of medium-range (1-3 days) geomagnetic forecasting, Adv. Space Res., vol. 37, 1116-1123, 2006.
  • Gleisner, H., and J. Watermann, Solar energetic particle flux enhancement as an indicator of halo CME geoeffectiveness, Space Weather, vol. 4, 2006.
  • Gleisner, H., P. Thejll, M. Stendel, E. Kaas, and B. Machenhauer, Solar signals in tropospheric reanalysis data: comparing NCEP/NCAR and ERA-40, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 67, 75-791, 2005.
  • Gleisner, H., and P. Thejll, Patterns of tropospheric response to solar variability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, doi:10.129/2003GL017129, 2003.
  • Thejll, P., B. Christiansen, and H. Gleisner, On correlations between North Atlantic Oscillation, geopotential height, and solar activity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, doi:10.129/2002GL016598, 2003.





Contact • Links • Imprint
Project Manager: Marc Schröder (DWD)   ·   Technical Officer: Bojan R. Bojkov (ESA)   ·   The web site is hosted at Brockmann Consult