Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Bianca Adler

Research Interests

- Boundary layer meteorology

- Mountain meteorology

- Remote sensing of the atmosphere

- Meteorological measurements and instrumentation

- Renewable energy

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  • Kohler M; Bessardon G; Brooks B; Kalthoff N; Lohou F; Adler B; Olawale Jegede O; Altstädter B; Amekudzi LK; Aryee JNA. (Dec 2022). A meteorological dataset of the West African monsoon during the 2016 DACCIWA campaign. Scientific Data , 9(1). 10.1038/s41597-022-01277-7
  • Duncan Jr. JB; Bianco L; Adler B; Bell T; Djalalova IV; Riihimaki L; Sedlar J; Smith EN; Turner DD; Wagner TJ. (Apr 2022). Evaluating daytime planetary boundary-layer height estimations resolved by both active and passive remote sensing instruments during the CHEESEHEAD19 field campaign. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 10.5194/amt-15-2479-2022
  • Arthur RS; Juliano TW; Adler B; Krishnamurthy R; Lundquist JK; Kosovi? B; Jiménez PA. (Feb 2022). Improved representation of horizontal variability and turbulence in mesoscale simulations of an extended cold-air pool event. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 10.1175/jamc-d-21-0138.1
  • Sedlar J; Riihimaki LD; Turner DD; Duncan J; Adler B; Bianco L; Lantz K; Wilczak J; Hall E; Herrera C. (Feb 2022). Investigating the impacts of daytime boundary layer clouds on surface energy fluxes and boundary layer structure during CHEESEHEAD19. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 10.1029/2021jd036060
  • Djalalova I; Turner DD; Bianco L; Wilczak JM; Duncan J; Adler B; Gottas D. (Jan 2022). Improving thermodynamic profile retrievals from microwave radiometers by including radio acoustic sounding system (RASS) observations. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques , 15(2), 521-537. 10.5194/amt-15-521-2022
  • Djalalova I; Turner D; Bianco L; Wilczak J; Duncan J; Adler B; Gottas D. (Jan 2022). Improving thermodynamic profile retrievals from microwave radiometer observations by including RASS data: Example from XPIA. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 10.5194/amt-15-521-2022
  • Kiseleva O; Kalthoff N; Adler B; Kossmann M; Wieser A; Rinke R. (Nov 2021). Nocturnal atmospheric conditions and their impact on air pollutant concentrations in the city of Stuttgart. Meteorological Applications , 28(6). 10.1002/met.2037
  • Babi? N; Adler B; Gohm A; Kalthoff N; Haid M; Lehner M; Ladstätter P; Rotach MW. (Sep 2021). Cross?valley vortices in the Inn valley, Austria: Structure, evolution and governing force imbalances. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 10.1002/qj.4159
  • Adler B; Wilczak JM; Bianco L; Djalalova I; Duncan JB; Turner DD. (Aug 2021). Observational Case Study of a Persistent Cold Pool and Gap Flow in the Columbia River Basin. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology , 60(8), 1071-1090. 10.1175/JAMC-D-21-0013.1
  • Zouzoua M; Lohou F; Assamoi P; Lothon M; Yoboue V; Dione C; Kalthoff N; Adler B; Babic K; Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia X. (Feb 2021). Breakup of nocturnal low-level stratiform clouds during the southern West African monsoon season. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 21(3), 2027-2051. 10.5194/acp-21-2027-2021
  • Adler B; Gohm A; Kalthoff N; Babic N; Corsmeier U; Lehner M; Rotach MW; Haid M; Markmann P; Gast E. (Jan 2021). CROSSINN: A Field Experiment to Study the Three-Dimensional Flow Structure in the Inn Valley, Austria. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 102(1), E38-E60. 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0283.1
  • Wittkamp N; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Kiseleva O. (Jan 2021). Mesoscale wind patterns over the complex urban terrain around Stuttgart investigated with dual-Doppler lidar profile. Meteorologische Zeitschrift , 30(2), 185-200. 10.1127/metz/2020/1029
  • Adler B; Kalthoff N; Kiseleva O. (Jul 2020). Detection of structures in the horizontal wind field over complex terrain using coplanar Doppler lidar scans. Meteorologische Zeitschrift , 29(6), 467-481. 10.1127/metz/2020/1031
  • Kalthoff N; Adler B; Bischoff-Gauss I. (Jul 2020). Spatio-temporal Structure of the Boundary Layer under the Impact of Mountain Waves. Meteorologische Zeitschrift , 29(5), 409-424. 10.1127/metz/2020/1033
  • Altstaedter B; Deetz K; Vogel B; Babic K; Dione C; Pacifico F; Jambert C; Ebus F; Baerfuss K; Paetzold F. (Jul 2020). The vertical variability of black carbon observed in the atmospheric boundary layer during DACCIWA. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 20(13), 7911-7928. 10.5194/acp-20-7911-2020
  • Fersch B; Senatore A; Adler B; Arnault J; Mauder M; Schneider K; Voelksch I; Kunstmann H. (May 2020). High-resolution fully coupled atmospheric-hydrological modeling: a cross-compartment regional water and energy cycle evaluation. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences , 24(5), 2457-2481. 10.5194/hess-24-2457-2020
  • Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia X; de Roode SR; Adler B; Babic K; Dione C; Kalthoff N; Lohou F; Lothon M; de Arellano JV-G. (Mar 2020). The diurnal stratocumulus-to-cumulus transition over land in southern West Africa. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 20(5), 2735-2754. 10.5194/acp-20-2735-2020
  • Lohou F; Kalthoff N; Adler B; Babic K; Dione C; Lothon M; Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia X; Zouzoua M. (Feb 2020). Conceptual model of diurnal cycle of low-level stratiform clouds over southern West Africa. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 20(4), 2263-2275. 10.5194/acp-20-2263-2020
  • Pantillon F; Adler B; Corsmeier U; Knippertz P; Wieser A; Hansen A. (Jan 2020). Formation of Wind Gusts in an Extratropical Cyclone in Light of Doppler Lidar Observations and Large-Eddy Simulations. Monthly Weather Review , 148(1), 353-375. 10.1175/MWR-D-19-0241.1
  • Spirig R; Vogt R; Larsen JA; Feigenwinter C; Wicki A; Franceschi J; Parlow E; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Cermak J. (Dec 2019). Probing the Fog Life Cycles in the Namib Desert. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 100(12), 2491-2507. 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0142.1
  • Babic K; Kalthoff N; Adler B; Quinting JF; Lohou F; Dione C; Lothon M. (Nov 2019). What controls the formation of nocturnal low-level stratus clouds over southern West Africa during the monsoon season?. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 19(21), 13489-13506. 10.5194/acp-19-13489-2019
  • Lehner M; Whiteman CD; Hoch SW; Adler B; Kalthoff N. (Nov 2019). Flow Separation in the Lee of a Crater Rim. Boundary-Layer Meteorology: an international journal of physical and biological processes in the atmospheric boundary layer , 173(2), 263-287. 10.1007/s10546-019-00466-z
  • Dione C; Lohou F; Lothon M; Adler B; Babic K; Kalthoff N; Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia X; Bezombes Y; Gabella O. (Jul 2019). Low-level stratiform clouds and dynamical features observed within the southern West African monsoon. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 19(13), 8979-8997. 10.5194/acp-19-8979-2019
  • Adler B; Kiseleva O; Kalthoff N; Wieser A. (Jul 2019). Comparison of Convective Boundary Layer Characteristics from Aircraft and Wind Lidar Observations. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology , 36(7), 1381-1399. 10.1175/JTECH-D-18-0118.1
  • Egbert RG; Rishi HS; Adler BA; McCormick DM; Toro E; Gill RT; Arkin AP. (Apr 2019). A versatile platform strain for high-fidelity multiplex genome editing. Nucleic Acids Research , 47(6), 3244-3256. 10.1093/nar/gkz085
  • Babic K; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Andersen H; Dione C; Lohou F; Lothon M; Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia X. (Jan 2019). The observed diurnal cycle of low-level stratus clouds over southern West Africa: a case study. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 19(2), 1281-1299. 10.5194/acp-19-1281-2019
  • Adler B; Babic K; Kalthoff N; Lohou F; Lothon M; Dione C; Pedruzo-Bagazgoitia X; Andersen H. (Jan 2019). Nocturnal low-level clouds in the atmospheric boundary layer over southern West Africa: an observation-based analysis of conditions and processes. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 19(1), 663-681. 10.5194/acp-19-663-2019
  • Emeis S; Kalthoff N; Adler B; Pardyjak E; Paci A; Junkermann W. (Dec 2018). High-Resolution Observations of Transport and Exchange Processes in Mountainous Terrain. Atmosphere , 9(12). 10.3390/atmos9120457
  • Deetz K; Vogel H; Knippertz P; Adler B; Taylor J; Coe H; Bower K; Haslett S; Flynn M; Dorsey J. (Jul 2018). Numerical simulations of aerosol radiative effects and their impact on clouds and atmospheric dynamics over southern West Africa. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 18(13), 9767-9788. 10.5194/acp-18-9767-2018
  • Whiteman CD; Lehner M; Hoch SW; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Vogt R; Feigenwinter I; Haiden T; Hills MOG. (Apr 2018). The Nocturnal Evolution of Atmospheric Structure in a Basin as a Larger-Scale Katabatic Flow Is Lifted over Its Rim. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology , 57(4), 969-989. 10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0156.1
  • Kalthoff N; Lohou F; Brooks B; Jegede G; Adler B; Babic K; Dione C; Ajao A; Amekudzi LK; Aryee JNA. (Mar 2018). An overview of the diurnal cycle of the atmospheric boundary layer during the West African monsoon season: results from the 2016 observational campaign. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 18(4), 2913-2928. 10.5194/acp-18-2913-2018
  • Serafin S; Adler B; Cuxart J; De Wekker SFJ; Gohm A; Grisogono B; Kalthoff N; Kirshbaum DJ; Rotach MW; Schmidli J. (Mar 2018). Exchange Processes in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Over Mountainous Terrain. Atmosphere , 9(3). 10.3390/atmos9030102
  • Kirshbaum DJ; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Barthlott C; Serafin S. (Mar 2018). Moist Orographic Convection: Physical Mechanisms and Links to Surface-Exchange Processes. Atmosphere , 9(3). 10.3390/atmos9030080
  • Whiteman CD; Lehner M; Hoch SW; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Haiden T. (Feb 2018). Katabatically Driven Cold Air Intrusions into a Basin Atmosphere. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology , 57(2), 435-455. 10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0131.1
  • Flamant C; Knippertz P; Fink AH; Akpo A; Brooks B; Chiu CJ; Coe H; Danuor S; Evans M; Jegede O. (Jan 2018). THE DYNAMICS-AEROSOL-CHEMISTRY-CLOUD INTERACTIONS IN WEST AFRICA FIELD CAMPAIGN: OVERVIEW AND RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 99(1), 83-104. 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0256.1
  • Wolf B; Chwala C; Fersch B; Garvelmann J; Junkermann W; Zeeman MJ; Angerer A; Adler B; Beck C; Brosy C. (Jun 2017). THE SCALEX CAMPAIGN Scale-Crossing Land Surface and Boundary Layer Processes in the TERENO-preAlpine Observatory. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 98(6), 1217-1234. 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00277.1
  • Adler B; Kalthoff N; Gantner L. (Jan 2017). Nocturnal low-level clouds over southern West Africa analysed using high-resolution simulations. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 17(2), 899-910. 10.5194/acp-17-899-2017
  • Adler B; Kalthoff N; Kohler M; Handwerker J; Wieser A; Corsmeier U; Kottmeier C; Lambert D; Bock O. (Aug 2016). The variability of water vapour and pre-convective conditions over the mountainous island of Corsica. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society , 142, 335-346. 10.1002/qj.2545
  • Barthlott C; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Handwerker J; Kohler M; Wieser A. (Aug 2016). The role of Corsica in initiating nocturnal offshore convection. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society , 142, 222-237. 10.1002/qj.2415
  • Adler B; Kalthoff N. (Mar 2016). The Impact of Upstream Flow on the Atmospheric Boundary Layer in a Valley on a Mountainous Island. Boundary-Layer Meteorology: an international journal of physical and biological processes in the atmospheric boundary layer , 158(3), 429-452. 10.1007/s10546-015-0092-y
  • Lehner M; Whiteman CD; Hoch SW; Crosman ET; Jeglum ME; Cherukuru NW; Calhoun R; Adler B; Kalthoff N; Rotunno R. (Feb 2016). THE METCRAX II FIELD EXPERIMENT A Study of Downslope Windstorm-Type Flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , 97(2). 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00238.1
  • Adler B; Kalthoff N. (Dec 2014). Multi-scale Transport Processes Observed in the Boundary Layer over a Mountainous Island. Boundary-Layer Meteorology: an international journal of physical and biological processes in the atmospheric boundary layer , 153(3), 515-537. 10.1007/s10546-014-9957-8
  • Kalthoff N; Traeumner K; Adler B; Spaeth S; Behrendt A; Wieser A; Handwerker J; Madonna F; Wulfmeyer V. (Dec 2013). Corrigendum: Dry and moist convection in the boundary layer over the Black Forest - a combined analysis of in situ and remote sensing data (vol 22, pg 445, 2013). Meteorologische Zeitschrift , 22(6), 787-788. 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0556
  • Kalthoff N; Adler B; Wieser A; Kohler M; Traeumner K; Handwerker J; Corsmeier U; Khodayar S; Lambert D; Kopmann A. (Dec 2013). KITcube - a mobile observation platform for convection studies deployed during HyMeX. Meteorologische Zeitschrift , 22(6), 633-647. 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0542
  • Kalthoff N; Traeumner K; Adler B; Spaeth S; Behrendt A; Wieser A; Handwerker J; Madonna F; Wulfmeyer V. (Aug 2013). Dry and moist convection in the boundary layer over the Black Forest - a combined analysis of in situ and remote sensing data. Meteorologische Zeitschrift , 22(4), 445-461. 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0417
  • Adler B; Whiteman CD; Hoch SW; Lehner M; Kalthoff N. (Jun 2012). Warm-Air Intrusions in Arizona's Meteor Crater. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology , 51(6), 1010-1025. 10.1175/JAMC-D-11-0158.1
  • Adler B; Kalthoff N; Gantner L. (Jul 2011). The impact of soil moisture inhomogeneities on the modification of a mesoscale convective system: An idealised model study. Atmospheric Research , 101(1-2), 354-372. 10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.03.013
  • Adler B; Kalthoff N; Gantner L. (Apr 2011). Initiation of deep convection caused by land-surface inhomogeneities in West Africa: a modelled case study. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics , 112(1-2), 15-27. 10.1007/s00703-011-0131-2
  • Kalthoff N; Kohler M; Barthlott C; Adler B; Mobbs SD; Corsmeier U; Traeumner K; Foken T; Eigenmann R; Krauss L. (Jan 2011). The dependence of convection-related parameters on surface and boundary-layer conditions over complex terrain. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society , 137, 70-80. 10.1002/qj.686
  • Barthlott C; Schipper JW; Kalthoff N; Adler B; Kottmeier C; Blyth A; Mobbs S. (Feb 2010). Model representation of boundary-layer convergence triggering deep convection over complex terrain: A case study from COPS. Atmospheric Research , 95(2-3), 172-185. 10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.09.010
  • Kalthoff N; Adler B; Barthlott C; Corsmeier U; Mobbs S; Crewell S; Traeumner K; Kottmeier C; Wieser A; Smith V. (Aug 2009). The impact of convergence zones on the initiation of deep convection: A case study from COPS. Atmospheric Research , 93(4), 680-694. 10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.02.010