Open PhD position in Earth system modeling of compound ocean extreme events!


I always welcome applications from skilled and motived people for Postdoc positions and for Master and Bachelor thesis.

 (Credit: Foto Lea Hepp)


  • Feb 2019: Open position in Earth system modeling of compound ocean extreme events
  • Jan 2019: New feature article in Science highlights our marine heatwave study
  • Jan 2019: Participating at expert workshop on remaining carbon budgets
  • Jan 2019: Presenting latest marine heatwave work at AMS 2019 and UBC Vancouver.
  • Nov 2018: Talking about climate change and the oceans at Berufsbildungszentrum Olten.
  • Nov 2018: Interview in Zeitung D'Region [pdf]
  • Nov 2018: Our marine heatwave study highlighted in EOS.
  • Nov 2018: Speaking at the symposium of the Swiss Society for Meteorology. Here.
  • Nov 2018: Giving a NOAA webinar about marine heatwaves on Nov. 15. Check out here.
  • Nov 2018: Mentioned in the news: Story about ocean heat content changes: BBC
  • Oct 2018: Mentioned in the news: Story about ocean oxygen decline: Oceana
  • Sep 2018: Mentioned in the news: Story about coral reefs: Axios
  • Aug 2018: New paper out in Global Change Biology showing that local actions through effective fisheries management can reduce the probability of those species' extinction risk by as much as 63 percent [Link][Media release]
  • August 15 2018: Our marine heatwave paper released in Nature.
  • We show that marine heatwaves have increased in recent decades and will increase further in terms of frequency, intensity, duration and spatial extent.