Dr. Vladimir Semenov


Ozeanzirkulation und Klimadynamik:  - Maritime Meterologie -

E-Mail: vsemenov(at)geomar.de

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
24105 Kiel

Research Interests

  • main field
    Mechanisms of climate variability in the Arctic and North Atlantic
  • other fields
    Climate modeling, detection of externally forced climate changes
  • current research interest
    Arctic climate change amplification, extreme weather events, natural multidecadal variability

Peer-reviewed publications

Anzahl der Einträge: 39.

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Volosciuk, C. D., Maraun, D., Semenov, V. A., Tilinina, N., Gulev, S. K. und Latif, M. (2016) Rising Mediterranean Sea Surface Temperatures Amplify Extreme Summer Precipitation in Central Europe. Scientific Reports, 6 (32450). pp. 1-7. DOI 10.1038/srep32450.

Semenov, V. A. (2016) Link between anomalously cold winters in Russia and sea-ice decline in the Barents Sea. Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 52 (3). pp. 225-233. DOI 10.1134/S0001433816030105.

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Meredith, E., Maraun, D., Semenov, V. A. und Park, W. (2015) Evidence for added value of convection-permitting models for studying changes in extreme precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 120 (24). pp. 12500-12513. DOI 10.1002/2015JD024238.


Latif, M., Semenov, V. A. und Park, W. (2015) Super El Niños in response to global warming in a climate model. Climatic Change, 132 (4). pp. 489-500. DOI 10.1007/s10584-015-1439-6.


Meredith, E., Semenov, V. A., Maraun, D., Park, W. und Chernokulsky, A. V. (2015) Crucial role of Black Sea warming in amplifying the 2012 Krymsk precipitation extreme. Nature Geoscience, 8 (8). pp. 615-619. DOI 10.1038/ngeo2483.


Gelfan, A., Semenov, V. A., Gusev, E., Motovilov, Y., Nasonova, O., Krylenko, I. und Kovalev, E. (2015) Large-basin hydrological response to climate model outputs: uncertainty caused by internal atmospheric variability. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19 (6). pp. 2737-2754. DOI 10.5194/hess-19-2737-2015.

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Volosciuk, C. D., Maraun, D., Semenov, V. A. und Park, W. (2015) Extreme Precipitation in an Atmosphere General Circulation Model: Impact of Horizontal and Vertical Model Resolution. Journal of Climate, 28 (3). pp. 1184-1205. DOI 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00337.1.


Semenov, V. A., Shelekhova, E. A., Mokhov, I. I., Zuev, V. V. und Koltermann, K. P. (2014) Influence of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on settling anomalous climate regimes in Northern Eurasia based on model simulation. Doklady Earth Sciences, 459 (2). pp. 1619-1622. DOI 10.1134/S1028334X14120307.


Semenov, V. A. (2014) Role of sea ice in formation of wintertime arctic temperature anomalies. Izvestiya Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 50 (4). pp. 343-349. DOI 10.1134/S0001433814040215.


Ding, H., Greatbatch, R. J., Park, W., Latif, M., Semenov, V. und Sun, X. (2014) The variability of the East Asian Summer Monsoon and its relationship to ENSO in a partially coupled climate model. Climate Dynamics, 42 (1-2). pp. 367-379. DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1642-3.


Smedsrud, L. H., Esau, I., Ingvaldsen, R. B., Eldevik, T., Haugan, P. M., Li, C., Lien, V. S., Olsen, A., Omar, A. M., Otterå, O. H., Risebrobakken, B., Sandø, A. B., Semenov, V. A. und Sorokina, S. A. (2013) The role of the Barents Sea in the Arctic climate system. Reviews of Geophysics, 51 (3). pp. 415-449. DOI 10.1002/rog.20017.


Semenov, V. und Latif, M. (2012) The early twentieth century warming and winter Arctic sea ice. The Cryosphere, 6 (6). pp. 1231-1237. DOI 10.5194/tc-6-1231-2012.


Meng, Q., Latif, M., Park, W., Keenlyside, N. S., Semenov, V. und Martin, T. (2012) Twentieth Century Walker Circulation Change: Data Analysis and Model Experiments. Climate Dynamics, 38 . pp. 1757-1773. DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-1047-8.


Semenov, V. (2012) Meteorology: Arctic warming favours extremes. Nature Climate Change, 2 (5). pp. 315-316. DOI 10.1038/nclimate1502.


Semenov, V. A., Mokhov, I. I. und Latif, M. (2012) Influence of the ocean surface temperature and sea ice concentration on regional climate changes in Eurasia in recent decades. Izvestiya Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 48 (4). pp. 355-372. DOI 10.1134/S0001433812040135.


Zuev, V. V., Semenov, V., Shelekhova, E. A., Gulev, S. K. und Koltermann, P. (2012) Evaluation of the impact of oceanic heat transport in the North Atlantic and Barents sea on the Northern Hemispheric climate. Doklady Earth Sciences, 445 (2). pp. 1006-1010. DOI 10.1134/S1028334X12080181.


Khon, V. C., Mokhov, I. I., Latif, M., Semenov, V. und Park, W. (2010) Perspectives of Northern Sea Route and Northwest Passage in the twenty-first century. Climatic Change, 100 (3-4). pp. 757-768. DOI 10.1007/s10584-009-9683-2.


Petoukhov, V. und Semenov, V. (2010) A link between reduced Barents-Kara sea ice and cold winter extremes over northern continents. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 115 . D21111. DOI 10.1029/2009JD013568.


Semenov, V., Latif, M., Dommenget, D., Keenlyside, N., Strehz, A., Martin, T. und Park, W. (2010) The Impact of North Atlantic-Arctic Multidecadal Variability on Northern Hemisphere Surface Air Temperature. Journal of Climate, 23 (21). pp. 5668-5677. DOI 10.1175/2010JCLI3347.1. Date online first: 2010


Semenov, V., Park, W. und Latif, M. (2009) Barents Sea Inflow Shutdown: A New Mechanism for Rapid Climate Changes. Geophysical Research Letters, 36 . L14709. DOI 10.1029/2009GL038911.


Bartdorff, O., Wallmann, K., Latif, M. und Semenov, V. (2008) Phanerozoic evolution of atmospheric methane. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22 . GB1008. DOI 10.1029/2007GB002985.


Möller, J., Dommenget, D. und Semenov, V. (2008) The Annual Peak in the SST Anomaly Spectrum. Journal of Climate, 21 (12). pp. 2810-2823. DOI 10.1175/2007JCLI2025.1.


Semenov, V., Latif, M., Jungclaus, J. und Park, W. (2008) Is the observed NAO variability during the instrumental record unusual?. Geophysical Research Letters, 35 . L11701. DOI 10.1029/2008GL033273.


Khon, V. C., Mokhov, I. I., Roeckner, E. und Semenov, V. (2007) Regional changes of precipitation characteristics in Northern Eurasia from simulations with global climate models. Global and Planetary Change, 57 . pp. 118-123. DOI 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.11.006.

Semenov, V. (2007) Structure of temperature variability in the high latitudes of the Northern hemisphere. Izvestiya Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 43 . pp. 687-695. DOI 10.1134/S0001433807060023.


Dommenget, D., Semenov, V. und Latif, M. (2006) Impacts of the tropical Indian and Atlantic Oceans on ENSO. Geophysical Research Letters, 33 . L11701. DOI 10.1029/2006GL025871.


Semenov, V. und Latif, M. (2006) Impact of tropical Pacific variability on the mean North Atlantic thermohaline circulation. Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (16). L16708. DOI 10.1029/2006GL026237.

Mokhov, I. I., Roeckner, E., Semenov, V. und Khon, V. (2005) Extreme precipitation regimes in northern Eurasia in the 20th century and their possible changes in the 21st century. Doklady Earth Sciences, 403 (5). pp. 767-770.


Bengtsson, L., Semenov, V. und Johannessen, O. M. (2004) The Early Twentieth-Century Warming in the Arctic—A Possible Mechanism. Journal of Climate, 17 (20). pp. 4045-4057. DOI 10.1175/1520-0442(2004)017<4045:TETWIT>2.0.CO;2.


JOHANNESSEN, O. M., BENGTSSON, L., MILES, M. W., KUZMINA, S. I., Semenov, V., ALEKSEEV, G. V., NAGURNYI, A. P., ZAKHAROV, V. F., BOBYLEV, L. P., PETTERSSON, L. H., HASSELMANN, K. und CATTLE, H. P. (2004) Arctic climate change: observed and modelled temperature and sea-ice variability. Tellus Series A: Dynamic meteorology and oceanography , 56 (4). pp. 328-341. DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2004.00060.x.

Mokhov, I. I., Semenov, V. und Khon, V. C. (2003) Estimates of possible regional hydrologic regime changes in the 21st century based on global climate models. Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 39 (2). pp. 130-144.

Semenov, V. und Bengtsson, L. (2003) Modes of the wintertime Arctic temperature variability. Geophysical Research Letters, 30 (15). Nr. 1781. DOI 10.1029/2003GL017112.

Arpe, K., Bengtsson, L., Golitsyn, G. S., Mokhov, I. I., Semenov, V. und Sporyshev, P. V. (2000) Connection between Caspian sea level variability and ENSO. Geophysical Research Letters, 27 (17). p. 2693. DOI 10.1029/1999GL002374.

Golitsyn, G. S., Meleshko, V. P., Efimova, L. K., Govorkova, V. A., Mokhov, I. I., Semenov, V. und Somova, N. G. (2000) Analysis of water and heat balance components in the Lake Ladoga watershed as computed by atmospheric general circulation models. Izvestiya, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, 36 (4). pp. 399-408.

Arpe, K., Bengtsson, L., Golitsyn, G. S., Mokhov, I. I., Semenov, V. und Sporyshev, P. V. (1999) Analysis and modeling of hydrological cycle variations in the Caspian sea basin. Doklady Akademii Nauk (Reports of the Russian Academy of Sciences), 366 (2). pp. 248-252.

Mokhov, I. I., Petukhov, V. K. und Semenov, V. (1998) Multiple intraseasonal temperature regimes and their evolution in the IAP RAS climate model. Izvestija Rossijskoj Akademii Nauk Fizika atmosfery i okeana, 34 (2). pp. 163-171.

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Date and place of birth:

23 September 1972, Zvenigorod, Moscow region, Russia


Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Faculty of Problems of Physics and Energetics, Chair of Physical-Mathematical Problems of Wave Processes

Master Degree thesis:

"Analysis of possible mechanisms of formation of the multiple intraseasonal temperature regimes in the atmosphere", Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, June 1995


Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, June 1998

Ph.D. Thesis:

"Diagnostics and modelling of multiple regional climatic regimes"

Professional record:


Junior scientist at the Laboratory of Climate Theory, Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia. Study of multiple climatic regimes and mechanisms of their formation.


Visiting scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology. Study of global climatic change and variability and their connection with the Caspian Sea level.


Visiting scientist, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact research, Potsdam, Germany. Development of cumulus convection parameterization scheme for an intermediate complexity climate model.


Scientist at the Laboratory of Climate Theory, Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia.


Postdoc, Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg. Analysis of extreme events in climate models.


Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg. Analysis of Arctic climate variability and change, in particular natural multidecadal variability and its mechanisms, (EU Project: Arctic Ice Cover Simulation Experiment, AICSEX)

since 2004:

GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (until Dec. 31, 2011 Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, Kiel). Simulation of the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation, analysis of the North Atlantic and Arctic climate variability, natural multidecadal climate variations and their contribution to global climate change (EU Projects ENSEMBLES, DYNAMITE, German Ministry of Sciences Project SFB460)