Heroimage Institut Fuer Kuestensysteme Analyse Und Modellierung

Dr. Johannes Schulz-Stellenfleth

Johannes Schulz-Stellenfleth

Dr. Johannes Schulz-Stellenfleth

Hydrodynamik und Datenassimilation

Wissenschaftler

Tel: +49 (0)4152 87-1511

Fax: +49 (0)4152 87-41511

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Research

• Analysis of numerical model and observation data with a focus on coastal oceanic processes
• Study of the impact of offshore windfarms with a focus on the atmospheric and oceanic boundary layer
• Merging of numerical model and observation data for the optimisation of state estimates using statistical and variational data assimilation methods
• Characterisation and quantification of errors in observation and numerical model data
• Optimisation of observation system design with particular focus on the integration of innovative spaceborne and insitu technology
• Coordination of data assimilation activities within the department “Hydrodynamics and Data Assimilation”
• PI of various ESA AOs
• Member of the EuroGOOS HF radar task team
• HGF NOOS representative for data assimilation related issues

Current Projects

  • Ocean Currents Verbundprojekt WTZ (BMBF)
  • X-Wakes Interaktion der Nachläufe großer Offshore Windparks (BMWI)
  • JERICO S3 Joint European Research Infrastructure of Coastal Observatories: Science, Service, Sustainability
  • ESM Advanced Earth System Modelling Capacity

Closed Projects

  • WIPAFF Analyse der Eigenschaften und Auswirkungen von Offshore Windpark-Fernfeldern
  • ZOOMBI ZOOplankton Formulations in Marine BIogeochemical Models
  • Participation in numerous European and national research projects with task and/or workpackage responsibilities: FEME, SARPAK, MAXWAVE, EXTROP, ENVOC, MERSEA, MYOCEAN-2, JERICO_NEXT, FIELD_AC

Work Experience

December 2008 - ongoing

Senior Scientist at the Institute of Coastal Systems Analysis and Modeling Research at Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (Hereon) in Geesthacht

1996 – 2008

PhD and Postdoc at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen
• Analysis of microwave radar data from satellite and aircraft for retrieval of ocean wave, wind and surface current information

Education and Training

2003:

PhD in Physical Oceanography from the University of Hamburg
Title of thesis: “Estimation of two-dimensional wave spectra from complex SAR data”

1996:

Diploma degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Hamburg
Title of thesis: “Optimal Strategies for CO2 emission reduction”