Prof. Dr. Torsten Kanzow


Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics

Physical Oceanography 

    

Office:
Phone: +49-431 600 4150
Fax: +49-431 600 4102
E-Mail: tkanzow(at)geomar.de

Address:
GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
West shore campus
Duesternbrooker Weg 20
D-24105 Kiel
Germany

Research Interests

  • Deep-ocean circulation 
  • Atlantic meridional overturning circulation 
  • Ocean heat transport 
  • Ocean observing systems
  • Deep ocean mixing
  • Mesoscale and submesoscale flows
  • Physical – biogeochemical coupling

  

Personal Information

  • Date of birth: 13.08.1971
  • Place of birth: Essen
  • Nationality: German
  • Family status: Married, 2 Children

  

Education and Employment

  • 1993-2000           Christian Albrechts Universität Kiel
  • 2000                    Diploma in Physical Oceanograpy
  • 2000-2004           Ph. D. student in Physical Oceanography at IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel
  • 2004                    Ph. D. in Physical Oceanography; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Send
  • 2004                    Research Assistant, IfM-GEOMAR Kiel
  • 2005-2007           Research Fellow, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK
  • 2008                    Senior Research Fellow, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK 
  • 2009 – present    Junior Professor for Physical Oceanography, IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel