Contact details:

Miriam Ferrer González

Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

Bundesstraße 53, Room 117

20146 Hamburg, Germany


Tel:  +49 (0) 40 41173 - 193
Email: miriam.ferrer-gonzalez@we dont want




Main research focus:

  • Marine biogeochemical cycles
  • Environmental impacts of geoengineering methods

Work experience and education:

May 2017 – Present

Postdoctoral position at the research group of Ocean Biogeochemistry

August 2013 – May 2017

PhD candidate in the International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg)

February 2013 - July 2013

Research assistant at the group for the Advancement of Coupled Climate Ocean Ecosystem Models (Cluster of Excellence Clisap, Hamburg)

September 2011 – November 2011

Student assistant at the group of Numerical Methods in Geosciences (Cluster of Excellence Clisap, Hamburg)

October 2010 – January 2013

Master student in the Integrated Climate System Science MSc program (Gradschool SICSS, Hamburg)

October 2002 – June 2010

Undergraduate student in Fundamental Physics at La Laguna University (Physics faculty, La Laguna University, Spain)

Peer-reviewed & book publications:

Miriam Ferrer González & Tatiana Ilyina (2016); Impacts of artifcial ocean alkalinization on the carbon cycle and climate in Earth system simulations. Geophysical Research Letters.

Miriam Ferrer González & Tatiana Ilyina (2015); Mitigation potential, risks, and side-effects of ocean alkalinity enhancement. Nova Acta Leopoldina.

Fernando Lahoz, Claudio J. Oton, Nestor Capuj, Miriam Ferrer González, Stephanie Cheylan, & Daniel Navarro-Urrios (2009); Reduction of the amplifed spontaneous emission threshold in semiconducting polymer waveguides on porous silica. Optics Express.

Academic awards & scholarships:

  • Outstanding Student Paper Award for the poster presentation Mitigation potential, risks and side-effects of ocean alkalinity enhancement in the AGU Fall Meeting (San Francisco 2014, USA)
  • PIASTA Merit Scholarship (October 2011 – September 2012, Hamburg University)