Research group "marine climate research"


  • Heinemann, Malte, Segschneider, Joachim, Schneider, Birgit, 2019: CO2 drawdown due to particle ballasting by glacial aeolian dust: an estimate based on the ocean carbon cycle model MPIOM/HAMOCC version 1.6.2p3. In: Geoscientific Model Development, 12, 1869-1883,
  • Segschneider, J., B. Schneider, and V. Khon, 2018. Climate and marine biogeochemistry during the Holocene from transient model simulations. Biogeosciences, 15, 3243-3266. doi:10.5194/bg-15-3243-2018
  • Gaye, B., A. Böll, J. Segschneider, N. Burdanowitz, K. Emeis, V. Ramaswarmy, N. Lahajnar, A. Lückge, and T. Rixen, 2018. Glacial-inerglacial changes and Holocene variations in Arabian Sea denitrifiction. Biogeosciences, 15, 507-527. doi:10.5194/bg-15-507-2018
  • Séférian, R., Gehlen, M., Bopp, L., Resplandy, L., Orr, J. C., Marti, O., Dunne, J. P., Christian, J. R., Doney, S. C., Ilyina, T., Lindsay, K., Halloran, P. R., Heinze, C., Segschneider, J., Tjiputra, J., Aumont, O., Romanou, A., 2016. Inconsistent strategies to spin up models in CMIP5: implications for ocean biogeochemical model performance assessment. Geosci. Model Dev., 9, S. 1827-1851, [doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1827-2016]
  • Xu, X., Segschneider, J., Schneider, B., Park, W., Latif, M., 2015. Oxygen minimum zone variations in the tropical Pacific during the Holocene. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 8530-8537.
  • Le Quéré, C. et al. (47 co-authors incl J. Segschneider), 2015. Global Carbon Budget 2014. Earth System Science Data, 7(7):47-85. doi: 10.5194/essd-7-47-2015
  • Gehlen, M., R. Séférian, D. O. B. Jones, T. Roy, R. Roth, J. Barry, L. Bopp, S. C. Doney, J. P. Dunne, C. Heinze, F. Joos, J. C. Orr, L. Resplandy, J. Segschneider, J. Tjiputra, 2014. Projected pH reductions by 2100 might put deep North Atlantic biodiversity at risk.
    Biogeosciences, 11(23):6955-6967. doi: 10.5194/bg-11-6955-2014
  • Schwinger, J., J.F. Tjiputra, C. Heinze, L. Bopp, J.R. Christian, M. Gehlen, T. Ilyina, C.D. Jones, D. Salas-Mélia, J. Segschneider, R. Séférian, I. Totterdell, 2014. Nonlinearity of ocean carbon cycle feedbacks in CMIP5 earth system models. J. Clim., doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00452.1
  • Le Quéré, C. et al. (47 co-authors incl J. Segschneider), 2014. Global Carbon Budget 2013. Earth System Science Data, 6, 235-263.
  • Koeve, W., O. Duteil, A. Oschlies, P. Kähler, J. Segschneider, 2014. Evaluating CaCO3-cycle modules in coupled global biogeochemical ocean models. Geoscientific Model Development, 6, 6117-6155.
  • Tjiputra, J.F., A. Olsen, L. Bopp, A. Lenton, B. Pfeil, T. Roy, J. Segschneider, I. Totterdell, C. Heinze, 2014. Long-term surface pCO2 trends from observations and models. Tellus B, 66:23083.
  • Giorgetta,M.A., et al. (39 co-authors incl. J. Segschneider), 2013. Climate and carbon cycle changes from 1850 to 2100 in MPI-ESM simulations for the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 5. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 5. doi: 10.1002/jame.2003
  • Ilyina T., Six K., Segschneider J., Maier-Reimer E., Li H., Nuñez-Riboni I., 2013. The global ocean biogeochemistry model HAMOCC: Model architecture and performance as component of the MPI-Earth System Model in different CMIP5 experimental realizations. 
    J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst, doi: 10.1002/jame.20017
  • Segschneider, J. and J. Bendtsen, 2013. Temperature-dependent remineralization in a warming ocean increases surface pCO2 through changes in marine ecosystem composition, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27, 1214-1225.
  • F. Joos, R. Roth, J. S. Fuglestvedt, G. P. Peters, I. G. Enting, W. von Bloh, V. Brovkin, E. J. Burke, M. Eby, N. R. Edwards, T. Friedrich, T. L. Frölicher, P. R. Halloran, P. B. Holden, C. Jones, T. Kleinen, F. Mackenzie, K. Matsumoto, M. Meinshausen, G.-K. Plattner, A. Reisinger, J. Segschneider, G. Shaffer, M. Steinacher, K. Strassmann, K. Tanaka, A. Timmermann, and A. J. Weaver, 2013. Carbon dioxide and climate impulse response functions for the computation of greenhouse gas metrics: a multi-model analysis. 
    Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 2793-2825, doi:10.5194/acp-13-2793-2013
  • V. Cocco, F. Joos, M. Steinacher, T. L. Frölicher, L. Bopp, J. Dunne, M. Gehlen, C. Heinze, J. Orr, A. Oschlies, B. Schneider, J. Segschneider, and J. Tjiputra, 2013. Oxygen and indicators of stress for marine life in multi-model global warming projections. Biogeosciences, 10, 1849-1868.
  • Segschneider, J., A. Beitsch, C. Timmreck, V. Brovkin, T. Ilyina, J. Jungclaus, S.J. Lorenz, K.D. Six, D. Zanchettin, 2013. Impact of an extremely large magnitude volcanic eruption on the global climate and carbon cycle estimated from ensemble Earth System Model simulations. Biogeosciences, 10(2), 669-687.
  • Jones, C., E. Robertson, V. Arora, P. Friedlingstein, E. Shevliakova, L. Bopp, V. Brovkin, T. Hajima, E. Kato, M. Kawamiya, S. Liddicoat, K. Lindsay, C. Reick, C. Roelandt, J. Segschneider, and J. Tjiputra, 2013. 21st Century compatible CO2 emissions and airborne fraction simulated by CMIP5 Earth System models under 4 Representative Concentration Pathways. J. Climate, 26, 4398-4413, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00554.1
  • Kathrin M. Keller, Fortunat Joos, Christoph C. Raible, Valentina Cocco, Thomas L. Frölicher, John P. Dunne, Marion Gehlen, Laurent Bopp, James C. Orr, Jerry Tjiputra, Christoph Heinze, Joachim Segschneider, Tilla Roy, Nicolas Metzl, 2012. Variability of the ocean carbon cycle in response to the North Atlantic Oscillation. Tellus B, 64, 18738,
  • Duteil, O., W. Koeve, A. Oschlies, O. Aumont, D. Bianchi, L. Bopp, E. Galbraith, R. Matear, J.K. Moore, J. Sarmiento, and J. Segschneider, 2012. Preformed and regenerated phosphate in ocean general circulation models: can right concentrations be wrong? 
    Biogeosciences, 9, 1-12.
  • Bernard, C., H. Dürr, C. Heinze, J. Segschneider, E. Maier-Reimer, 2011. Contribution of riverine nutriens to the silicon biogeochemistry of the global ocean - a model study. Biogeosciences, 8, 552-564.
  • Roy, T., L. Bopp, M. Gehlen, B. Schneider, P. Cadule, T.L. Frölicher, J. Segschneider, J. Tjiputra, C. Heinze, and F. Joos, 2011. Regional impacts of climate change and atmospheric CO2 on future ocean carbon uptake. A multi-model linear feedback analysis.
    J. Climate, 24(9), 2300-2318.
  • Jungclaus, J.H., S.J. Lorenz, C. Timmreck, C.H. Reick, M. Botzet, M. Esch, V. Gayler, H. Haak, T.J. Raddatz, J. Segschneider, K. Six, R. Schnur, H. Widmann, T.J. Crowley, N. Krivova, J. Pongratz, M. Claussen, and J. Marotzke, 2010. Climate and carbon-cycle variability over the last millennium. Climate of the Past, 6, 723-737.
  • Brovkin, V., S. Lorenz, J. Jungclaus, T. Raddatz, C. Reick, C. Timmreck, J. Segschneider, K. Six, 2010. Sensitivity of a coupled climate-carbon cycle model to large volcanic eruptions during the last millennium. Tellus B, 62 (5), 674 - 681.
  • Assmann, K.M., M. Bentsen, J. Segschneider, and C. Heinze, 2010. An isopycnic carbon cycle model. Geophysical Model Development, 3, 143-167. 
  • Steinacher, M., F. Joos, T. Frölicher, L. Bopp, P. Cadule, S.C. Doney, M. Gehlen, B. Schneider, and J. Segschneider, 2010. Projected 21st century decrease in marine productivity - a multi model analysis. Biogeosciences, 7, 979-1005.
  • Schneider, B., L. Bopp, M. Gehlen, J. Segschneider, T.L. Frölicher, F. Joos, P. Cadule, P. Friedlingstein, S.C. Doney, and M. J. Behrenfeld, 2008. Spatio-temporal variability of marine primary production in three global coupled climate carbon cycle models. Biogeosciences, 5, 597-614.
  • Maier-Reimer, E., I. Kriest, J. Segschneider, P. Wetzel, 2005. The Hamburg Ocean Carbon Cycle Model HAMOCC5.1 - Technical Description Release 1.1 -. Berichte zur Erdsystemforschung 14/2005, Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany. 
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  • Segschneider, J., B. Grieger, H.U. Keller, F. Lunkeit, E. Kirk, K. Frädrich, A.V. Rodin, and R. Greve, 2005. Response of the intermediate complexity Mars Climate Simulator to different obliquity angles. Planetary Space Sci., 53 (6), 659-670.
  • Grieger, B., J. Segschneider, H.U. Keller, A. Rodin, F. Lunkeit, E. Kirk, and K. Frädrich, 2004. Modeling Titan’s Tropospheric Circulation with the Portable University Model of the Atmosphere. Adv. Space Sci., 34(8), 1650-1654.
  • R. Greve, R. Mahajan, J. Segschneider, and B. Grieger, 2004. Evolution of the northpolar cap of Mars. Planetary Space Sci., 52, 775-787.
  • Troccoli, A., M. Balmaseda, J. Segschneider, J. Vialard, D.L.T. Anderson, K. Haines, T.N. Stockdale, and F. Vitart, 2002. Salinity adjustments in the presence of temperature data assimilation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 89-102.
  • Segschneider, J., D.L.T. Anderson, J. Vialard, M. Balmaseda, T.N. Stockdale, A. Troccoli, and K. Haines, 2001. Initialization of seasonal forecasts assimilating sea level and temperature observations.   J. Climate, 14, 4292-4307.
  • Rolinski, S., J. Segschneider, and J. Sündermann, 2001. Long-term propagation of tailings from deep-sea mining under variable conditions -Numerical simulations-. Deep-Sea Res. II, 48, 3469-3485.
  • Segschneider, J., D.L.T. Anderson, and T.N. Stockdale, 2000. Towards the use of altimetry for operational seasonal forecasting.
    J. Climate, 13, 3115-3138.
  • Segschneider, J., M. Balmaseda, and D.L.T. Anderson, 2000. Anomalous hydrographic variations in the tropical Atlantic: possible causes and implications for the use of altimeter data. Geophys. Res. Let., 27, 2281-2284.
  • Mittelstaedt, E., and J. Segschneider, 1999. Simulation der Radioaktivitätsausbreitungim Meer aufgrund der französischen Kernversuche im Südpazifik. Deutsche Hydrographische Zeitung, Supplement 10, p33-38.
  • Segschneider, J., J.O. Alves, D.L.T. Anderson, M. Balmaseda, and T.N. Stockdale, 1999. Assimilation of TOPEX/Poseidon data into a seasonal forecast system. Phys. Chem. Earth (A), 24, 369-374.
  • Alves, J.O., D.L.T. Anderson, T.N. Stockdale, M. Balmaseda, and J. Segschneider, 1999. Sensitivity of ENSO forecasts to ocean initial conditions. Proceedings of the international symposium Triangle’98, Sep 29 - Oct 2, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 21-30.
  • Segschneider, J. and J. Sündermann, 1998. Simulating large scale transport of suspended matter, J. Mar. Sys., 14, 81-97.
  • Segschneider, J. and J. Sündermann, 1997. Response of a global ocean model to real time forcing and implications for earth’s rotation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 27, 2370-2380.
  • Brosche P., E. Maier Reimer, J. Sündermann, J. Segschneider, and J. Wünsch, 1997. The axial angular momentum of the general circulation of the oceans. Astronomische Nachrichten, 318, 193 - 199.
  • Segschneider, J. and J. Sündermann, 1997. Large scale transport of particle reactive tracers - numerical simulations.
    Proceedings of the Seventh (1997) International Offshore and Polar Engineers Conference, Honolulu, USA, May 25-30, 1997, Vol. I, pp. 461-467.
  • Zielke, W., J. Jankowski, J. Segschneider, and J. Sündermann, 1995. Numerical modeling of sediment transport caused by deep sea mining. Proceedings of the ISOPE-Ocean Mining Symposium 1995, Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 21-22, 157-162.
  • Winguth, A.M.E., M. Heimann, K.D. Kurz, E. Maier-Reimer, U. Mikolajewicz, and J. Segschneider, 1994. El Niño-Southern Oscillation related fluctuations of the marine carbon cycle. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 8, 39-63.