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Insa Thiele-Eich


Insa Thiele-Eich

Meteorological Institute

University of Bonn

Auf dem Hügel 20,
D-53 121 Bonn

Phone: +49 (0)228 73 5194
Fax: +49 (0)228 73 5098
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Research Interests:

  • impact of climate change on Bangladesh and global hydrometeorology
  • impact of weather and climate on human health
  • extreme value analysis


Research Projects:

Schwerpunktprogramm/Priority Program 1233 "Megacities-Megachallenge - Informal Dynamics of Global Change"

SFB/TR32 "Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere-Systems: Monitoring, Modelling, Data Assimilation"



 Thiele-Eich, I.; Burkart, K.; Simmer, C. 2015. Trends in Water Level and Flooding in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Their Impact on Mortality. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 12, 1196-1215. Open Access:
Simmer, C.; Thiele-Eich, I.; Masbou, M.; et al., 2014. Monitoring and Modeling the Terrestrial System from Pores to Catchments-the Transregional Collaborative Research Center on Patterns in the Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere System. BAMS. doi:
Aßheuer, T.; Thiele-Eich, I.; Braun, B. 2013. Coping with the impacts of severe flood events in Dhaka’s slums—The role of social capital. Erdkunde, 67, 21–35.
Maraun, D.; Wetterhall, F.; Ireson, AM.; Chandler, RE.; Kendon, EJ.; Widmann, M.; Brienen, S.; Rust, HW.; Sauter, T.; Themeßl, M.; Venema, VKC.; Chun, KP.; Goodess, CM.; Jones, RG.; Onof, C.; Vrac, M.; Thiele‐Eich, I. 2010. Precipitation downscaling under climate change: Recent developments to bridge the gap between dynamical models and the end user. Rev. Geophys., 48, RG3003, doi:10.1029/2009RG000314.



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Other work:

Editorial assistant for Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics


Here is my CV:  download PDF (in German, Nov 2014)


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