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Dr. Ralf Weisse

Ralf Weisse

Dr. Ralf Weisse

Küstenklima und regionale Meeresspiegelveränderungen


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Research Interests

My research interests comprise all aspects of marine climate and marine climate change. I am curious, in particular, about wind storms, storm surges, ocean waves, or regional mean sea levels and how they vary and change in the past and the future. I am also interested in their impacts on, for example, the coast, how society may adapt to changes, and bringing knowledge into application.

Projects coordinated

Scientific career

Since 2001Head of the Coastal Climate group at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon (now Helmholtz Zentrum Hereon)
2000Research Scientist at the Institute of Coastal Research at the GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht, Germany
1996-1999Research Scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
1994-1996PostDoc at the Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
June 1994Ph.D. in Geoscience, University of Hamburg, Germany on decadal variability in an ocean general circulation model in the North Atlantic
1990-1994Ph.D. student at the Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
July 1990Diploma in Meteorology, Humboldt University zu Berlin, Germany on temperature trends in the European-Atlantic region over the past decades of years


Since 2020Member of the “Zukunftsforum Ozean” organized by the German Marine Research Consortium (KDM)
Since 2016Member of the Baltic Earth Science Steering Group (BESSG); Chair of the working group on Sea Level Dynamics and Coastal Erosion in the Baltic Sea
Publikationen 2016-2020
Publikationen 2011 - 2015
Publikationen 1994 - 2010