Research group "marine climate research"

Prof. Dr. Birgit Schneider

Head of research group

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.14
Phone: +49 (0)431 880 3254
Telefax: +49 (0)431 880 1912
birgit.schneider@ifg.uni-kiel.de

Research Interests

  • modelling of biogeochemistry
  • marine biogeochemistry
  • (paleo-) climate modelling
  • development and validation of numerical models

CV

Duration Affiliation
since 2012 Professorship at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
2008-2011 Junior professorship at the
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
2006-2007 Scientist (Postdoc) at the  Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE), Gif-sur-Yvettes, Frankreich
2005 Scientist (Postdoc)

at the Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Kiel, Germany

2004-2005 Scientist (Postdoc)

at the  Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

2002-2003 Scientist (Postdoc) at the

Institute of Oceanography, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

2002 Promotion

Geosciences, University of Bremen

1999-2002 phD student at the

Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polarforschung (AWI), Bremerhaven

1999
Diploma in geography
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

 

Supervised theses

  • Opeyemi R.S. Salau: "Climate Variability in warm periods (Holocene, Eemian)", Dissertation (2008 - 2011)
  • Laura Bordelon: "Modeling the Global Ocean Impacts of Changing Particle Aggregation on Organic Carbon Cycling" (2009 - 2012)

Publications

2014:

  • Climate and CO2 effects on the vegetation of southern tropical Africa over the last 37,000 years
  • Seychelles coral record of changes in sea surface temperature bimodality in the western Indian Ocean from the Mid-Holocene to the present
  • The spatial-temporal patterns of Asian summer monsoon precipitation in response to Holocene insolation change: a model-data synthesis
 

2013:

  • A multi-model assessment of last interglacial temperatures
  • Oxygen and indicators of stress for marine life in multi-model global warming projections
  • Peak glacial 14C ventilation ages suggest major draw-down of carbon into the abyssal ocean
 

2012:

  • Changes in equatorial Pacific thermocline depth in response to Panamanian seaway closure: Insight from a multi-model study
  • Modeling the ENSO impact of orbitally induced mean state climate changes
  • Tropical circulation and hydrological cycle response to orbital forcing
 

2011:

  • Pliocene aridification of Australia caused by tectonically induced weakening of the Indonesian throughflow
  • Regional Impacts of Climate Change and Atmospheric CO2 on Future Ocean Carbon Uptake: A Multimodel Linear Feedback Analysis
 

2010:

  • Disentangling seasonal signals in Holocene climate trends by satellite-model-proxy integration
  • Palaeoclimate: Global warmth with little extra CO2
  • Projected 21st century decrease in marine productivity: a multi-model analysis
  • Response of the hydrological cycle to orbital and greenhouse gas forcing
 

2009:

  • Mid-Pliocene shifts in ocean overturning circulation and the onset of Quaternary-style climates
 

2008:

  • Assessing the sensitivity of modeled air-sea CO2 exchange to the remineralization depth of particulate organic and inorganic carbon
  • Climate-induced interannual variability of marine primary and export production in three global coupled climate carbon cycle models
  • Modeling the marine aragonite cycle: changes under rising carbon dioxide and its role in shallow water CaCO3 dissolution. in a biogeochemical ocean model
 

2007:

  • Evaluation of different methods to assess model projections of the future evolution of the Atlantic Meridional Overtuning Circulation
  • Evaluation of different methods to assess model projections of the future evolution of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
  • The Fate of pelagic CaCO3 production in a high CO2 ocean: A Model Study
 

2006:

  • Simulating the impact of the Panamanian seaway closure on ocean circulation, marine productivity and nutrient cycling

2005:

  • Global impact of the Panamanian seaway closure
  • Model based evaluation of methods to determine C:N and N:P regeneration ratios from dissolved nutrients
  • Model projections of the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation for the 21st century assessed by observations
  • Model Projections of the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation of the 21st century assessed by observations
  • Model-based evaluation of methods to determine C:N and N:P regeneration ratios from dissolved nutrients
 

2004:

  • Effects of depth- and CO2-dependent C:N ratios of particulate organic matter (POM) on the marine carbon cycle
 

2003:

  • Depth-dependent elemental compositions of particulate organic matter (POM) in the ocean.
  • Variable C:N ratios of particulate organic matter and their influence on the marine carbon cycle