Dr. Jürgen Fischer


Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics

Physical Oceanography 

  

Office:
Phone: +49-431 600 4106
Fax: +49-431 600 4102
E-Mail: jfischer(at)geomar.de

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

       

Personal Information

  • Date of birth: 28. March 1950
  • Place of birth: Stade, Lower Saxony
  • Nationality: German
  • Family status: Married

     

Research Interests

  • large scale ocean circulation 
  • western boundary currents 
  • intraseasonal, seasonal and interannual variability 
  • new instruments and methods 
  • deep convection

      

Education and Employment

Universität:

  • 1972 -1979 Institut für Meereskunde, Physical Oceanography 
    1979          Diploma in Physical Oceanography
  • 1987          Ph.D. in Oceanography, Institut für Meereskunde, Kiel

Anstellungen:

  • 1979 - 1986 research Assistent, IFM Kiel,
  • scince 1986 Scientist, Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences at Kiel University

      

Committees

  • Member of the international Argo Steering Team (AST) -- 2009
  • Coordinator of KDM contribution to Euro Argo

       

Projects

  • SFB 460 - Project A4: Variability of water mass and circulation in the western subpolar North Atlantic 
  • ARGO-Tropat: Circulation variability and the spreading of water mass anomalies investigated with profiling floats (BMBF)
  • BMBF "North Atlantic", Sub-Project 2.2: Changes of the deep boundary current circulation in the Labrador Sea (Co-PI)
  • Euro Argo: ESFRI Program
  • DFG SPP  322 516: Shallow and intermediate circulation in the Equatorial Atlantic: moored and ship-board observations – 2009
  • EU-Program THOR: In WP 3