Former Group Members

  • Klaus Arpe - Scientist emeritus. Data analysis, model validation
  • Lennart Bengtsson - Lead Scientist emeritus
  • Tanja Blome - Ph.D. & Scientist (2006-2015) Permafrost and climate change. Page21 project.
  • Deniz Bozkurt - Visiting Ph.D. student. Impact of climate change on the Euphrates/Tigris river runoff (Feb. 2012 - January 2013; now at Center for Climate and Resilience Research, Santiago-Chile).
  • Cui Chen - Post-Doc. Forcing of hydrology models with climate model input. Evaluation of simulated hydrological cycle. WATCH project (Nov. 2009 - Oct. 2011).
  • Lydia Dümenil Gates - Scientist (now at DWD Hamburg)
  • Andreas Haensler - (Ph.D. Apr. 2007-Jun. 2011; now at CSC Hamburg). Regional cimate modelling and hydrology over South Africa
  • Jan Haerter - Scientist (Oct. 2007-Nov. 2010) now at Nils Bohr Institute, Copenhagen)
  • Sven Kotlarski - Scientist (ETH Zurich, previously in Regional Climate Modelling group)
  • Annarita Mariotti - Visiting Scientist
  • Mamadou Lamine Mbaye - Visiting Ph. D. student (Oct. 2013-June 2104; WASCAL project, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar) 
  • Fahad Saeed - (Ph.D. Apr. 2007-Jul. 2011; now at CSC Hamburg). Impact of irrigation on the South Asian summer monsoon
  • Sajjad Saeed - Ph. D. Student (Atmosphere in the Earth System department, May 2008-Sep. 2011, now at Université catholique de Louvain)
  • Thomas Schöngaßner - (Ph. D. 1.5.2012-30.11.2015) Biophysical interactions of thermokarst processes and climate. Page21 project.
  • Laura de Simone Borma - Visiting Scientist (18.4.-26.5.2006)
  • Philipp Sommer - Master student (2014/15; now at Uni Lausanne) Global irrigation effects on land surface fluxes
  • Jie Song - Visiting Scientist (2004, Global climate modelling group)
  • Ben Jei Tsuang - Visiting Scientist
  • Chia-ying Tu - Visiting Scientist
  • Felix Wiss - Master student (2013/2014, now at IMK-IFU, KIT, Garmisch-Partenkirchen)
  • Shiqiang Zhang - PostDoc (Oct. 2010 - Sep. 2013). Representation of snow processes at the land surface. (MPG-CAS)