Education and Professional History

Academic training

1994 Ph-D, Physical Oceanography, Hamburg University, Germany

1989 Diploma, Physical Oceanography, Hamburg University, Germany

 

Professional experience

since 2004: Senior Scientist, MPI-M, Ocean in the Earth System Department, Research Group Leader

1999-2004: Scientist, MPI-M, Physical Climate System Department, German   Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) Project “CLIVAR” 

1996-1999 Post Doc Scientist, Institute for Marine Sciences, Kiel, Ocean Physics Department, German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) Project “WOCE"

1994-1996 Post Doc Scientist, Program in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences, Princeton University, USA

1992-1995 PH D student, Institute for Marine Sciences, Hamburg University

1989-1992 Scientist, Federal Hydrographic Agency (BSH), Hamburg, Germany


Awards and Nominations

 

Cooperation/consultancy in national & international committees

 

Since 2018     WCRP: Member of the Working Group on Coupled Modelling

Since 2009     Paleo Model Intercomparison Project, Member of the Scientific Committee

2009-2013      WCRP/IGBP: Member of the PAGES/CLIVAR Intersection Working Group

2005-2007       WCRP Climate and Cryosphere Program (CLIC): Member of the Arctic Climate

Panel

 

Professional Services

            Convenor of EGU-sessions

Scientific Research Staff Representative to the Max Planck Society, 2005-2007.

Reviewer for scientific journals (JPO, J. Climate, Tellus, JGR, GRL, Climate of the Past, Climate Dynamics, Theor. Appl. Climatol., Nature Geosc.) and funding agencies (NSF, NERC, EU-ERC).