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Dr Fullekrug received his Postgraduate Certificate for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from the University of Bath, Habilitation from the Johannn-Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, postdoctoral experience from Stanford University and PhD from the Universität of Göttingen.


Dr Fullekrug's research work involves the measurement, analysis and interpretation of radio waves to study the electrodynamic properties of the atmosphere, near-Earth space.

He collaborates with internationally-leading research laboratories, governmental institutions, industry and artists.

Willing to supervise PhD

Interested in supervising students studying;

  • Atmospheric Electrodynamics
  • Solar-Terrestrial Physics 
  • Atomic Time Distribution

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sprite Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Earth ionosphere Physics & Astronomy
radio waves Physics & Astronomy
thunderstorm Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2005 2021

atmospheric electricity

Radio Tomography for Atmospheric Science

Fullekrug, M. & Watson, R.



Project: Research council

severe weather
moisture flux
Network components
Signal systems

Research Output 1994 2019

Climatology of Transient Luminous Events and Lightning Observed Above Europe and the Mediterranean Sea

Arnone, E., Bor, J., Chanrion, O., Barta, V., Dietrich, S., Enell, C-F., Farges, T., Fullekrug, M., Kero, A., Labanti, R., Makela, A., Mezuman, K., Odzimek, A., Popek, M., Prevedelli, M., Ridolfi, M., Soula, S., van der Velde, O., Yair, Y. & Neubert, T., 4 Nov 2019, In : Surveys in Geophysics. 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lower Ionospheric Conductivity Modification Above a Thunderstorm Updraught

Koh, K., Bennett, A., Ghilain, S., Liu, Z., Pedeboy, S., Peverell, A. & Füllekrug, M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 124, 8, p. 6938-6949 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Maximum sprite streamer luminosity near the stratopause

Fullekrug, M., Nnadih, S., Soula, S., Mlynarczyk, J., Stock, M., Lapierre, J. & Kosch, M., 16 Nov 2019, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 46, 21, p. 12572-12579

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Detection of low frequency continuum radiation

Fullekrug, M., Koh, K. L., Liu, Z. & Mezentsev, A., 30 Sep 2018, In : Radio Science. 53, 9, p. 1039-1050 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
low frequencies
Electromagnetic waves
26 Downloads (Pure)

First Map of Coherent Low Frequency Continuum Radiation in the Sky

Fullekrug, M., Koh, K. L., Liu, Z. & Mezentsev, A., 21 Dec 2018, In : Radio Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access


Investigation of Low Frequency Electromagnetic Waves for Long-range Lightning Location

Author: Liu, Z., 13 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Fullekrug, M. (Supervisor) & Astin, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Terrestrial radio remote sensing of the upper atmosphere

Author: Koh, K. L., 15 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Fullekrug, M. (Supervisor) & Watson, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD