M. Sc. Josefine Herrford

Research Division 1: Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics
FE Physical Oceanography


Room: B-50c
Telefon: +49 431 600 4117
E-Mail: jherrford@geomar.de


Helmholtz Centre
for Ocean Research Kiel
West shore
Düsternbrooker Weg 20

Research Interests:

  • Physical oceanography on long temporal and large spatial scales
  • Variability in the individual components of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) in the Tropical South Atlantic
  • Abyssal circulation and water mass property changes in the Western Tropical Atlantic
  • Ventilation and surface circulation of the Baltic Sea
  • Acquisition, processing and accuracy of observational data

Personal Information:

Date of birth: 19.09.1989
Place of birth: Berlin
Nationality: german


Since 04/2016             Doctoral researcher at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel
10/2011 - 03/2015        Master of Science 'Climate Physics' at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
10/2008 - 01/2012        Bachelor of Science 'Physics of the Earth System' at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
07/2008                        Abitur at the Mildred Harnack German-Russian School, Berlin 


05 - 06/2018      RV Meteor (Tropical Atlantic Ocean, M148)
10 - 11/2016      RV Meteor (Tropical Atlantic Ocean, M131)
08/2014             RV Thalassa (Labrador and Irminger Sea, MSM40)
10 - 11/2012      RV Maria S. Merian (Equatorial Atlantic Ocean, MSM22)
10/2010             RV Alkor (Baltic Sea, A362)


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