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Dr.  Christian Chwala

Dr. Christian Chwala

group: Regional Climate and Hydrology
room: 040A Campus Alpin
phone: +49 8821 183-246

Research interest

  • Precipitation remote sensinng
  • Microwave remote sensing
  • µC and FPGA programming
  • High frequency hardware
  • Precipitation patterns and scaling
  • Time series analysis


PROCEMA - Regional Precipitation Observation by Cellular Network Microwave Attenuation and Application to Water Resources Management


Peer-reviewed publications

Chwala, C., Gmeiner, A., Qiu, W., Hipp, S., Nienaber, D., Siart, U., Eibert, T., Pohl, M., Seltmann, J., Fritz, J., and Kunstmann, H.:

Precipitation observation using microwave backhaul links in the alpine and pre-alpine region of Southern Germany.

In: Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2647-2661, doi:10.5194/hess-16-2647-2012, 2012

Conference proceedings (peer-reviewed)

Hipp, S. ; Siart, U. ; Chwala, C. ; Eibert, T. ; Kunstmann, H.:

Dynamic modelling of atmospheric microwave transmission for precipitation quantification using mie scattering.

In: Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation. Rome, Italy, April 11-15, 2011


Chwala, Ch. ; Siart, U. ; Hipp, S. ; Eibert, T. ; Kunstmann, H.:

Dual-band polarimetric coherent atmospheric transmission experiment for precipitation observation.

 In: Proceedings of the 40th European Microwave Conference. Paris, France, September 28–30, 2010