Institut für Hydromechanik

List of Publications - Christof Gromke


Gromke, C. (2008) Einfluss von Bäumen auf die Durchlüftung von innerstädtischen Straßenschluchten, PhD Thesis University of Karlsruhe, KIT Scientific Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-3866443396, pp. 142.


Book Chapters

Gromke, C., Burri, K. (2011) Wind Erosion, Encyclopedia of Agrophysics, edited by Glinski, J., Horabik, J., Lipiec, J., Springer, pp. 997-1000.


Journal Articles (ISI)

  • Gromke, C., Ruck, B. (2018) On Wind Forces in the Forest Edge Region during Extreme Gust Passages and Their Implications for Damage Patterns. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [DOI]
  • Gromke, C. (2018) Wind tunnel model of the forest and its Reynolds number sensitivity. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 175, pp. 53-64.
  • Gromke, C., Jamarkattel, N., Ruck, B. (2016) Influence of roadside hedgerows on air quality in urban street canyons. Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 139, pp. 75-86 [DOI External Link]
  • Gromke, C., Blocken, B. (2015) Influence of avenue-trees on air quality at the urban neighborhood scale. Part II: Traffic pollutant concentrations at pedestrian level. Environmental Pollution, Vol. 196, pp. 176-184. [DOI External Link]
  • Gromke, C., Blocken, B. (2015) Influence of avenue-trees on air quality at the urban neighborhood scale. Part I: Quality assurance studies and turbulent Schmidt number analysis for RANS CFD simulations. Environmental Pollution, Vol. 196, pp. 214-223. [DOI  External Link]
  • Gromke, C., Blocken, B., Janssen, W., Merema, B., van Hooff, T., Timmermans, H. (2015) CFD analysis of transpirational cooling by vegetation: Case study for specific meteorological conditions during a heat wave in Arnhem, Netherlands. Building and Environment, Vol. 82, 16 pp. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C., Horeneder, S., Walter, B., Lehning, M. (2014) Snow particle characteristics in the saltation layer. Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 60, pp. 431-439. [DOI]
  • Walter, B., Horender, S., Gromke, C, Lehning, M. (2013) Measurements of pore-scale water flow through snow using Fluorescent Particle Velocimetry. Water Resources Research, Vol. 49, pp. 7448-7456. [DOI]
  • Moonen, P., Gromke, C., Dorer, V. (2013) Performance assessment of Large Eddy Simulation (LES) for modeling dispersion in an urban street canyon with tree planting, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 75, pp. 66-76. [DOI]
  • Burri, K., Gromke, C., Graf, F. (2013) Mycorrhizal fungi protect the soil from wind erosion: A wind tunnel study, Land Degradation and Development, Vol. 24, pp. 385-392. [DOI]
  • Burri, K., Gromke, C., Leonard, K., Graf, F. (2013) Spatial patterns of aeolian sediment deposition in vegetation canopies: Observations from wind tunnel experiments using colored sand, Aeolian Research, Vol. 8, pp. 67-73. [DOI]
  • Mott, R., Gromke, C., Gruenewald, T., Lehning, M. (2013) Relative importance of advective heat transport and boundary layer decoupling in the melt dynamics of a patchy snow cover, Advances in Water Resources, Vol. 55, pp. 88-97. [DOI]
  • Walter, B., Gromke, C, Lehning, M. (2012) Shear-Stress Partitioning in Live Plant Canopies and Modifications to Raupach’s Model, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol. 144, pp. 217-241. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C., Ruck, B. (2012) Pollutant concentrations in street canyons of different aspect ratio with avenues of trees for various wind directions, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol. 144, pp. 41-64. [DOI]
  • Walter, B., Gromke, C., Leonard, K., Clifton, A., Lehning, M. (2012) Spatially resolved skin friction velocity measurements using Irwin sensors: A calibration and accuracy analysis, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 104-106, pp. 314-321. [DOI]
  • Walter, B., Gromke, C., Leonard, K., Manes, C., Lehning, M. (2012) Spatio-temporal surface shear-stress variability in live plant canopies and cube arrays, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol. 143, pp. 337-356. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C., Manes, C., Walter, B., Lehning, M., Guala, M. (2011) Aerodynamic roughness length of fresh snow, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol. 141, pp. 21-34. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C. (2011) A vegetation modeling concept for Building and Environmental Aerodynamics wind tunnel tests and its application in pollutant dispersion studies, Environmental Pollution, Vol. 159, pp. 2094-2099. [DOI]
  • Burri, K., Gromke, C., Lehning, M., Graf, F. (2011) Aeolian sediment transport over vegetation canopies: A wind tunnel study with live plants, Aeolian Research, Vol. 3, pp. 205-213. [DOI]
  • Buccolieri, R., Salim, S. M., Leo, L. S., Di Sabatino, S., Chan, A., Ielpo, P., de Gennaro, G., Gromke, C. (2011) Analysis of local scale tree-atmosphere interaction on pollutant concentration in idealized street canyons and application to a real urban junction, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 45, pp. 1702-1713. [DOI]
  • Buccolieri, R., Gromke, C., Di Sabatino, S., Ruck, B. (2009) Aerodynamic effects of trees on pollutant concentration in street canyons, Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 407, No. 19, pp. 5247-5256. [DOI]
  • Balczó, M., Gromke, C., Ruck, B. (2009) Numerical modeling of flow and pollutant dispersion in street canyons with tree planting, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Vol. 18, pp. 197-206. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C., Ruck, B. (2009) On the impact of trees on dispersion processes of traffic emissions in street canyons, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol.131, pp. 19-34. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C., Buccolieri, R., Di Sabatino, S., Ruck, B. (2008) Dispersion study in a street canyon with tree planting by means of wind tunnel and numerical investigations - Evaluation of CFD data with experimental data, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 42, pp. 8640-8650. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C., Ruck, B. (2008) Aerodynamic modeling of trees for small scale wind tunnel studies, Forestry, Vol. 81, No. 3, pp. 243-258. [DOI]
  • Gromke, C., Ruck, B. (2007) Influence of trees on the dispersion of pollutants in an urban street canyon - experimental investigation of the flow and concentration field, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 41, pp. 3387-3402. [DOI]