Berufliches Profil

 

  • 1991-2001 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Theoretische Geodäsie der Universität Bonn
  • 2001-2003 Assistant Professor, Department of Geodesy, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology (NL)
  • 2003-2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Observation and Space Systems, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology (NL)
  • 2005-2006 Associate Professor, Department of Earth Observation and Space Systems, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology (NL)
  • 2006-2009 Leiter der Sektion 1.3 Schwerefeld und Gravimetrie am GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
  • seit 2009 Professor für Astronomische, Physikalische und Mathematische Geodäsie, Institut für Geodäsie und Geoinformation, Universität Bonn

Forschung

 

  • Erdsystemforschung mit geodätischen Methoden
  • Globales und regionales Schwerefeld
  • Satellitengeodäsie
  • Inverse Methoden in der Geodäsie, statistische Analyse geodätischer Daten, Monte-Carlo Verfahren

Funktionen (Auswahl)

 

 

  • 2005 - 2013 Editor, Studia Geophysica et Geodetica
  • 2007 - 2009 Direktor des International Center for Global Earth Models (ICGEM)
  • 2007 - 2015 Editor, Journal of Geodesy
  • 2008 - 2014 Sprecher des DFG-Schwerpunktprogramms 1257 Massentransporte und Massenverteilungen im System Erde
  • seit 2009 Mitglied des Direktoriums des Geoverbund ABC/J (Aachen-Bonn-Köln-Jülich)
  • seit 2014 Koordinator für den Bereich Gravitationsfeld im DFG-Schwerpunktprogramm 1778 Dynamic Earth
  • seit 2015 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Geodesy

Auszeichnungen

 

  • 1994 Preis der Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der Universität Bonn (GEFFRUB)
  • 2007 Fellow der International Association of Geodesy (IAG)

Aktuelle Publikationen

Dobslaw, Henryk / Bergmann–Wolf, I / Forootan, Ehsan / Dahle, Christoph / Mayer-Gürr, Torsten / Kusche, Jürgen / Flechtner, Frank:
Modeling of present-day atmosphere and ocean non-tidal de-aliasing errors for future gravity mission simulations
In: Journal of Geodesy, 2016. Jg. 2016.
Eicker, Annette / Forootan, Ehsan / Springer, Anne / Longuevergne, Laurent / Kusche, Jürgen:
Does GRACE see the terrestrial water cycle 'intensifying'?
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 2016. Jg. 2016, Heft 121(2), S. 733–745.
Forootan, Ehsan / Khandu, Khandu / Awange, Joseph / Schumacher, Maike / Anyah, Richard / van Dijk, Albert / Kusche, Jürgen:
Quantifying the impacts of ENSO and IOD on rain gauge and remotely sensed precipitation products over Australia
In: Remote Sensing of Environment, 2016.

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Rietbroek, Roelof / Brunnabend, Sandra-Esther / Kusche, Jürgen / Schröter, Jens / Dahle, Christoph:
Revisiting the contemporary sea-level budget on global and regional scales
In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, 2016, Heft 113 (6), S. 1504-1509.
Schumacher, Maike / Kusche, Jürgen / Döll, Petra:
A Systematic Impact Assessment of GRACE Error Correlation on Data Assimilation in Hydrological Models. Journal of Geodesy, doi:10.1007/s00190-016-0892-y
In: Journal of Geodesy, 2016.

784 K
Brunnabend, Sandra-Esther / Schröter, Jens / Rietbroek, Roelof / Kusche, Jürgen:
Regional sea level change in response to ice mass loss in Greenland, the West Antarctic and Alaska
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 2015. Jg. 2015, Heft 120.
Dobslaw, Henryk / Bergmann–Wolf, I / Dill, R / Forootan, Ehsan / Klemann, Volker / Kusche, Jürgen / Sasgen, I:
The Updated ESA Earth System Model for Future Gravity Mission Simulation Studies
In: Journal of Geodesy, online first. Jg. 2015, S. doi:10.1007/s00190-014-0787-8.
Uebbing, Bernd / Kusche, Jürgen / Forootan, Ehsan:
Waveform retracking for improving level estimations from Topex/Poseidon, Jason-1 and -2 altimetry observations over African lakes
In: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53. Jg. 2015, S. 2211-2224.
Springer, Anne / Kusche, Jürgen / Hartung, Kerstin / Ohlwein, Christian / Longuevergne, Laurent:
New Estimates of Variations in Water Flux and Storage over Europe Based on Regional (Re)Analyses and Multisensor Observations
In: Journal of Hydrometeorology, 2014, 15, S. 2397-2417, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0050.1.
Awange, Joseph / Forootan, Ehsan / Kuhn, Michael / Kusche, Jürgen / Heck, Bernhard:
Water storage changes and climate variability within the Nile Basin between 2002-2011
In: Advances in Water Resources, 73. Jg. 2014, S. 1-15.
Eicker, Annette / Kurtenbach, Enrico / Kusche, Jürgen / Shabanloui, Akbar:
Comparison of Daily GRACE Solutions to GPS Station Height Movements
In: Flechtner, Frank / Sneeuw, Nico / Schuh, Wolf-Dieter (Hg.): Observation of the System Earth from Space - CHAMP, GRACE, GOCE and future missions. 2014, S. 47-52.
Eicker, Annette / Schumacher, Maike / Kusche, Jürgen / Döll, Petra / Müller Schmied, Hannes:
Calibration/Data Assimilation Approach for Integrating GRACE Data into the WaterGAP Global Hydrology Model (WGHM) Using an Ensemble Kalman Filter: First Results, Surveys in Geophysics, Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 1285-1309, doi:10.1007/s10712-014-9309-8
In: Surveys in Geophysics, 2014.

6.8 M
Elsaka, Basem / Raimondo, Jean-Claude / Brieden, Phillip / Reubelt, Tilo / Kusche, Jürgen / Flechtner, Frank / Iran-Pour, Siavash / Sneeuw, Nico:
Comparing seven candidate mission configurations for temporal gravity field retrieval through full-scale numerical simulation.
In: Journal of Geodesy, 2014, Heft 88, S. 31-43.
Forootan, Ehsan / Didova, Olga / Schumacher, Maike / Kusche, Jürgen / Elsaka, Basem:
Comparisons of atmospheric mass variations derived from ECMWF reanalysis and operational fields, over 2003 to 2011.
In: Journal of Geodesy, 2014, Heft 88, S. 503-514.
Forootan, Ehsan / Kusche, Jürgen / Loth, Ina / Schuh, Wolf-Dieter / Eicker, Annette / Awange, Joseph / Longuevergne, Laurent / et, al:
Multivariate prediction of total water storage anomalies over West Africa from multi-satellite data
In: Surveys in Geophysics, 2014, S. DOI: 10.1007/s10712-014-9292-0 .
Forootan, Ehsan / Rietbroek, Roelof / Kusche, Jürgen / Sharifi, M.A / Awange, Joseph / Schmidt, Michael / Omondi, Philip / Famiglietti, James:
Separation of large scale water storage patterns over Iran using GRACE, altimetry and hydrological data. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.09.025
In: Remote Sensing of Environment, 2014.
Schall, Judith / Eicker, Annette / Kusche, Jürgen:
The ITG-Goce02 gravity field model from GOCE orbit and gradiometer data based on the short arc approach
In: Journal of Geodesy, 2014. Jg. 2014, S. 10.1007/s00190-014-0691-2.
Schumacher, Maike / Eicker, Annette / Kusche, Jürgen / Müller Schmied, Hannes / Döll, Petra:
Covariance Analysis and Sensitivity Studies for GRACE Assimilation into WGHM
In: IAG Scientific Assembly Proceedings. 2014, S. 6 pages.

179 K
Shabanloui, Akbar / Schall, Judith / Eicker, Annette / Kusche, Jürgen:
Global Gravity Field Models from Different GOCE Orbit Products
In: Flechtner, Frank / Sneeuw, Nico / Schuh, Wolf-Dieter (Hg.): Observation of the System Earth from Space - CHAMP, GRACE, GOCE and future missions. 2014, S. 103-108.
Awange, Joseph / Forootan, Ehsan / Kusche, Jürgen / Kiema, J.B.K / Omondi, Philip / Heck, Bernhard / Fleming, K / Ohanya, S.O:
Understanding the decline of water storage across the Ramser-Lake Naivasha using satellite-based methods (accepted)
In: Advances in Water Resources, 2013.
Eicker, Annette / Schall, Judith / Kusche, Jürgen:
Regional gravity modelling from spaceborne data: case studies with GOCE
In: Geophys. J. Int., 196. Jg. 2013, Heft 3, S. 1431-1440, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt485.
Forootan, Ehsan / Didova, Olga / Kusche, Jürgen / Löcher, Anno:
Comparisons of Atmospheric Data and Reduction Methods for the Analysis of Satellite Gravimetry Observations. doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50160
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 2013.
Jensen, Laura / Rietbroek, Roelof / Kusche, Jürgen:
Land water contribution to sea level from GRACE and Jason-1 measurements (accepted)
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 2013.
Aus der Beek, Tim / Menzel, Lucas / Rietbroek, Roelof / Fenoglio-Marc, Luciana / Grayek, Sebastian / Becker, Matthias / Kusche, Jürgen / Stanev, Emil:
Modeling the water resources of the Black and Mediterranean Sea river basins and their impact on regional mass changes
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 2012, Heft 59-60, S. 157-167.
Brunnabend, Sandra-Esther / Schröter, Jens / Timmermann, Ralph / Rietbroek, Roelof / Kusche, Jürgen:
Modeled steric and mass-driven sea level change caused by Greenland Ice Sheet melting
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 2012, Heft 59-60, S. 219-225.
Elsaka, Basem / Kusche, Jürgen / Ilk, Karl-Heinz:
Recovery of the Earth's gravity field from formation-flying satellites: temporal aliasing issues.
In: Advances in Space Research, 2012, Heft 50, S. 1534-1552.
Fenoglio-Marc, Luciana / Rietbroek, Roelof / Grayek, Sebastian / Becker, Matthias / Kusche, Jürgen / Stanev, Emil:
Water mass variation in the Mediterranean and Black Seas
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 2012, Heft 59-60, S. 168-162.
Forootan, Ehsan / Awange, Joseph / Kusche, Jürgen / Heck, Bernhard / Eicker, Annette:
Independent patterns of water mass anomalies over Australia from satellite data and models
In: Remote Sensing of Environment, 2012, Heft 124, S. 427-443.
Forootan, Ehsan / Kusche, Jürgen:
Separation of global time-variable gravity signals into maximally independent components
In: Journal of Geodesy, 86. Jg. 2012, S. 477-497.
Forootan, Ehsan / Kusche, Jürgen:
Separation of deterministic signals, using independent component analysis (ICA) (accepted)
In: Studia Geophysica et Geodetica, 2012.
Kurtenbach, Enrico / Eicker, Annette / Mayer-Gürr, Torsten / Holschneider, Matthias / Hayn, Michael / Fuhrmann, Marcel / Kusche, Jürgen:
Improved daily gravity field solutions using a Kalman smoother
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 2012, Heft 59-60, S. 39-48.
Kusche, Jürgen / Bosch, Wolfgang / Becker, Matthias:
Vermessung des globalen Wandels aus dem Weltraum: Meeresspiegel und Klima (accepted)
In: Zeitschrift für Vermessungswesen, 2012.
Kusche, Jürgen / Klemann, Volker / Bosch, Wolfgang:
Mass distribution and mass transport in the Earth system
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 2012, Heft 59-60, S. 1-8.
Rietbroek, Roelof / Brunnabend, Sandra-Esther / Kusche, Jürgen / Schröter, Jens:
Resolving sea level contributions by identifying fingerprints in time-variable gravity and altimetry
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 2012, Heft 59-60, S. 72-81.
Rietbroek, Roelof / Fritsche, Matthias / Brunnabend, Sandra-Esther / Daras, Ilias / Kusche, Jürgen / Schröter, Jens / Flechtner, Frank / Dietrich, Reinhard:
Global surface mass from a new combination of GRACE, modelled OBP and reprocessed GPS data
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 2012, Heft 59-60, S. 64-71.
Brunnabend, Sandra-Esther / Rietbroek, Roelof / Timmermann, Ralph / Schröter, Jens / Kusche, Jürgen:
Improving mass redistribution estimates by modeling ocean bottom pressure uncertainties
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 116. Jg. 2011, S. C08037.
Mayer-Gürr, Torsten / Kurtenbach, Enrico / Eicker, Annette / Kusche, Jürgen:
The ITG-Grace2010 gravity field model (submitted)
In: Geophysical Research Letters, submitted. Jg. 2011.
van der Wal, Wouter / Kurtenbach, Enrico / Kusche, Jürgen / Vermeersen, Bert:
Radial and tangential gravity rates from GRACE in areas of glacial isostatic adjustment
In: Geophys. J. Int., 187. Jg. 2011, Heft 2, S. 797-812.
Einarsson, Indridi / Höchner, Andreas / Wang, Rongjiang / Kusche, Jürgen:
Gravity changes due to the Sumatra-Andaman and Nias earthquakes as detected by the GRACE satellites: a reexamination
In: Geophys. J. Int., 183. Jg. 2010, Heft 2, S. 733-747.
Kusche, Jürgen:
Time-variable gravity field and global deformation of the Earth
In: Freeden, Willi / Nashed, Zuhair / Sonar, Thomas (Hg.): Handbook of Geomathematics. 2010, S. 253-268.
Kusche, Jürgen / Eicker, Annette / Bosch, Wolfgang / Flechtner, Frank:
Das DFG-Schwerpunktprogramm Massentransporte und Massenveteilungen im System Erde
In: Zeitschrift für Vermessungswesen, 2010, Heft 4, S. 247-255.
Jansen, Mark-Willem / Gunter, Brian / Kusche, Jürgen:
Evaluating the combination of GRACE, GPS and ocean bottom pressure data on global mass transport estimates
In: Geophys. J. Int., 177. Jg. 2009, Heft 1, S. 1-13.
Kusche, Jürgen / Schmidt, Roland / Petrovic, Svetozar / Rietbroek, Roelof:
Decorrelated GRACE time-variable gravity solutions by GFZ, and their validation using a hydrological model
In: Journal of Geodesy, 83. Jg. 2009, Heft 10, S. 903-913.
Rietbroek, Roelof / Brunnabend, Sandra-Esther / Dahle, Christoph / Kusche, Jürgen / Flechtner, Frank / Schröter, Jens / Timmermann, Ralph:
Changes in total ocean mass derived from GRACE, GPS, and ocean modeling with weekly resolution
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 114. Jg. 2009, Heft C11004.
Steffen, Holger / Petrovic, Svetozar / Müller, Jürgen / Schmidt, Roland / Wünsch, Johann / Barthelmes, Franz / Kusche, Jürgen:
Significance of secular trends of mass variations determined from GRACE solutions
In: Journal of Geodynamics, 48. Jg. 2009, S. 157-165.
Werth, Susanna / Güntner, Andreas / Schmidt, Roland / Kusche, Jürgen:
Evaluation of GRACE filter tools from a hydrological perspective
In: Geophys. J. Int., 2009.
Fenoglio-Marc, Luciana / Kusche, Jürgen / Becker, Matthias / Fukumori, Ichiro:
Comments on “On the steric and mass-induced contributions to the annual sea level variations in the Mediterranean Sea“ by D. Garcia et al.
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 112. Jg. 2008, Heft C12018.
Flechtner, Frank / Neumayer, Karl-Hans / Kusche, Jürgen / Schäfer, Wolfgang / Sohl, Frank:
Simulation study for the determination of the lunar gravity field from PRARE-L tracking onboard the German LEO mission,
In: Advances in Space Research, 42. Jg. 2008, S. 1405-1413.
Schmidt, Roland / Flechtner, Frank / Meyer, Ulrich / Neumayer, Karl-Hans / Dahle, Christoph / König, Rolf / Kusche, Jürgen:
Hydrological signals observed by the GRACE satellite mission
In: Surveys in Geophysics, 29. Jg. 2008, Heft 4-5, S. 319-334.
Schmidt, Roland / Petrovic, Svetozar / Güntner, Andreas / Barthelmes, Franz / Wünsch, Johann / Kusche, Jürgen:
Periodic components of water storage changes from GRACE and global hydrology models
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 2008, Heft B08419.
Fenoglio-Marc, Luciana / Kusche, Jürgen / Becker, Matthias:
Mass variation in the Mediterranean Sea from GRACE and its validation by altimetry, steric and hydrologic fields
In: Geophysical Research Letters, 33. Jg. 2006, S. L19606.
Schmidt, Michael / Fengler, Martin / Mayer-Gürr, Torsten / Eicker, Annette / Kusche, Jürgen / Sanchez, Laura / Han, Shin-Chan:
Regional gravity modelling in terms of spherical base functions
In: Journal of Geodesy, 2006, Heft 81, S. 17-38.
Schmidt, Michael / Han, Shin-Chan / Kusche, Jürgen / Sanchez, Laura / Shum, CK:
Regional high-resolution spatiotemporal gravity modeling from GRACE data using spherical wavelets
In: Geophysical Research Letters, 33. Jg. 2006, S. L08403.
Kusche, Jürgen / Schrama, Ernst :
Surface mass redistribution inversion from global GPS deformation and Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) gravity data
In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 110. Jg. 2005, S. B09409.
Mayer-Gürr, Torsten / Feuchtinger, Martin / Kusche, Jürgen:
A Comparison of Various Procedures for Global Gravity Field Recovery from CHAMP Orbits
In: Reigber, Christoph / Lühr, H. / Schwintzer, Peter / Wickert, J. (Hg.): Earth Observation with CHAMP - Results from Three Years in Orbit. 2005.
Kusche, Jürgen / Mayer-Gürr, Torsten:
On the Iterative Solution of Ill-Conditioned Normal Equations by the Use of Lanczos Methods
In: Adam, J. / Schwarz, K.P. (Hg.): Vistas for Geodesy in the New Millennium. 2002.