Staff & Students at the Climate and Computational Geophysics section, UCPH – University of Copenhagen

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Staff & Students in the Climate and Computational Geophysics section

Meteorology Group

Eigil Kaas
Professor in Meteorology,
Head of Climate and Computational Geophysics Section
kaas@gfy.ku.dk
+45 3532 0514
+45 2614 9302
Website

Research Field:
Climate dynamics, meteorology,

numerical methods in geophysical fluid dynamics and climate modelling. Integration of  atmospheric

dynamics and chemistry.

Jens Hesselbjerg Christensen
Professor in Meteorology

Research Field:

Aksel Walløe Hansen
Lector
awh@gfy.ku.dk
353 20567
Website
Research Field:

Present interest: global scale wind energy farms in relation to atmospheric dynamics.

Kasper Hintz
Business PhD in Meteorology
Research Field:
Ida Ringgaard
PhD student in Meteorology
Research Field:
Martin Olesen
PhD student in Meteorology
Research Field:
PhD student within the ice2ice project with focus on regional climate modeling and climate projections for Arctic and Greenland in particular.
Andreas Nikolaj Pedersen
Master´s thesis student in Meteorology
Research Field:
Anne Helene Koch Borrits
Master´s thesis student in Meteorology
Research Field:
Quality control and improvements for road stretch forecasting for the Danish road network.
Sissal Vagsheyg Erenbjerg
PhD student in Oceanography
Research Field:
Numerical modeling with the Regional Ocean Model System (ROMS), implementing high resolution in the fjords of the West Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands with WRF as Forcing.
Lisa Lea Jach
Master's thesis student in Meteorology
Research Field:
Land-atmosphere coupling strength in WRF.
Analyzing spatial differences in the effect of land use change on atmospheric conditions over Europe in idealized experiments.
Anna Karlsson
Master's thesis student in Meteorology
Research Field:
Analysis of climate model output for present day and future climate scenarios. North Atlantic storms in the present climate will be analyzed with a regional atmospheric model WRF and re-simulated for a modified atmosphere which is everywhere X-degree warmer and with the relative humidity fixed.
Anesten Devasakayam
MSc Student in Meteorology
Research Field:
In atmospheric modelling the semi-implicit numerical formulation is widely used. In my master thesis project i'm trying to replace the semi-implicit scheme with a local spatial filter

Oceanography Group

Markus Jochum
Professor in Oceanography
mjochum@nbi.ku.dk
353 20606
Website
Research Field:
High Latitude Oceanography
Paleoceanography
Mai Winstrup
Assistant Professor in Oceanography
Research Field:
Roman Nuterman
Postdoc in Physical Oceanography
nuterman@nbi.ku.dk
Website
Research Field:
Micro- and meso-scale meteorology processes, integrated modelling for meteorological and chemical weather prediction

Joel Pedro
Postdoc in Oceanography

Research Field:

Compilation of ice and marine core paleoclimate data for input to adjoint models of past climate, paleoclimate data—model comparison, dynamics of Dansgaard-Oeschger events and the bipolar seesaw.


Søren Borg
PhD student in Oceanography
Research Field:
Impact of climate model sub-grid mixing parameterizations on the Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas

Mads Bruun Poulsen
PhD student in Oceanography
Research Field:
Numerical studies on the effect of mesoscale eddies on the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, as well as climate signal transmission in the ocean
Niklas Maximilian Heim
Bachelor student in Oceanography
Research Field:
Olga Lia Dimopoulou
Master's thesis student in Oceanography
Research Field:
Comparison of real sub-mesoscale eddies in the Baltic Sea with simulated ones and identification of missing dynamical processes
Shaffer, Gary
Professor emeritus in Oceanography
gs@gfy.ku.dk
Research Field:
Modeling the Earth System, past, present and future

Solid Earth Physics Group

Klaus Mosegaard
Professor in Solid Earth Physics
mosegaard@nbi.ku.dk
21 66 45 66
Research Field:
Mathematical geosciences in general, inverse problems, geostatistics, seismology, energy resources exploration, hydrology, geomagnetism and planetary physics
Thomas Mejer Hansen
Lector in Solid Earth Physics
Research Field:
Statistical modeling of geological structures, and integration of physical data and geological knowledge
Andrea Zunino
Assistant Professor in Solid Earth Physics
+45 3044 9698
Website
Research Field: Probabilistic inverse problems in geophysics, seismology,  thermal state, composition and internal structure of the Earth, geostatistics
Mats Lund Gulbrandsen
PhD student
Mathematical and Computational Geoscience
mats.lundh@nbi.ku.dk
+45 3044 9792
Research Field:
Semi-automatic geological modeling based on geophysical data.

Rasmus Bødker Madsen
PhD student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:

Probabilistic seismic prospect assessment

Sarouyeh Khoshkholgh
PhD Student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:
Development of uncertainty quantification methods based on a consistent, probabilistic approach to geophysical/ geostatistical inversion and flow data analysis

Iris Fernandes
PhD student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:

Mads Christian Lund Lorentzen
Master's thesis student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:
Inversion of 4D seismic data with geomechanical constraints - investigation of oil field subsidence and reservoir compaction due to hydrocarbon production.

Óli D. Jóhannsson
Master's thesis student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:
Computational Geophysics, Multiple Point Statistics

Tue Holm-Jensen
Master's thesis student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:

Machine learning algorithms to solve problems in ground penetrating radar tomography

Santosh Kuppens
Master's thesis student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:
Efficient parameterisations of sampling methods for AVO inversion

Admin

Søren Jønsson Granat
Academic Officer
NBI Industry Collaboration Liaison
Section Secretary Climate and Geophysics and Biocomplexity
granat@nbi.ku.dk
+45 353 20605
+45 9356 5552

Responsibilities:
Industry Collaboration on Niels Bohr Institute.
Coordinating at the Climate and Geophysics Section and Biocomplexity Section

Recent Alumni

Maria Ovchinnikova
MSc in Solid Earth Physics 2017
Research Field:
Automated Wind Turbine Blade Inspection

Gitte Frydenvang

Master´s thesis student in Solid Earth Physics

Research Field:
Geophysical Data Analysis in Bayesian Networks

Carlos Francisco Castro Soto Reyes
PhD in Solid Earth Physics 2017

reyes@nbi.ku.dk

Research Field:
Seismic refraction data, crustal structure of the Earth

Peder Heiselberg
MSc in Oceanography 2017

Dion Häfner

MSc in Oceanography 2017

Knud Skou Cordua
Postdoc
Website

Research Field:

Probabilistic inverse problem theory,

Geostatistics,

Ground penetrating radar tomography,

Uncertainty quantification,

Statistical simulation and Monte Carlo methods

Alexander Kurganskiy
PhD in Meteorology 2017
Research Field:

Integrated modelling for meteorological chemical and biological weather prediction.

Tobias Benjamin Gram

Master´s thesis student in Solid Earth Physics
Research Field:
Water Weakening Effects. Elasticity of Reservoir Chalk with Partial Fluid Saturation

Laura Herraiz
Postdoc in Physical Oceanography - Left NBI for a position in National Oceanographic Center, Southampton
Research Field:
Large scale ocean  processes in the Southern Ocean, Water mass transformation and Antarctic ice shelf - ocean interaction processes

Bolette Badsberg Jensen
MSc in Solid Earth Physics 2017
Research Field:
Tomographic ground penetrating radar, full-waveform inversion, source wavelet uncertainty
Peter Valentin Ukkonen
MSc in Meteorology 2017

Helen Pillar
Postdoc in Oceanography
Website
Left NBI for travelling
Research Field:
Large scale ocean circulation and its impact on climate, high-latitude dynamics, wind-driven mixing

Thomas Søndergaard Eriksen
MSc in Oceanography 2017

Nicolas Frandsen
MSc in Solid Earth Physics 2016
Research Field:
Fractal Priors in Seismic Inversion

Jonas Blüthgen Sølvsteen
MSc in Physical Oceanography 2014. Left for a position at DHI
Website
Research Field:
OGCM (Ocean General Circulation Model) development

Philip Siggaard Christiansen
MSc in Solid Earth Physics 2016

Research Field:
Inverse problem theory, reflection seismology, Non-Gaussian linear inversion

Karsten Kærgaard Mortensen
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Numerical formulations of large-scale wind farm installations in numerical atmosphere models

Joshua Rahbek
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Interhemispheric Oscillations

Erik Höjgård
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Precipitation in a Warmer Climate

Martin Micki Pedersen
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Predictability of hurricanes, with hurricane Nadine as a case study, and their effect on weather forecasts in general and Europe in particular.

Kyle Matthew Honsinger
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Changes in the variability of surface climate and atmospheric circulation patterns under increased atmospheric CO2

Emy Alerskans
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Explicit fast-mode filtered method to enable numerically stable simulations in models permitting fast oscillations

Johanne Kristine Haandbæk Øelund
MSc in Oceanography 2016
Research Field:
Eddy fluxes in the Norwegian current

Johanna Eggeling
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Extreme precipitation over the British Isles.

Vega Theil Carstensen

MSc in Solid Earth Physics 2016

Research Field:
Post-stack inversion of shallow seismic data

Signe Schilling
MSc in Solid Earth Physics 2016
Research Field:
The Stress Field Beneath Oahu - a vulcanic Island Formed by the Hawaiian Hotspot

Mathilde Ljungdahl
MSc in Meteorology 2016
Research Field:
Construction of a dataset to analyze the variability in snow/ice and the resulting satellite observations
Anissa Mohrath
MSc in Solid Earth Physics 2016
Research Field:
Rock Physics model and seismic inversion for chalk reservoir

Hannah Kleppin
PhD in Oceanography 2016
kleppin@nbi.ku.dk
Website
Research Field:
Large-scale ocean circulation and its role in abrupt climate transitions, Dansgaard-Oeschger events

Demola Abdulai
MSc in Geophysics 2015

Research Field:
GPS

Jonathan Rheinlænder
MSc in Oceanography 2015

Research Field:
Atmosphere/ocean teleconnections during the last glacial period. Climate dynamics and ocean circulation in the polar regions

Jeanette Aabye
MSc in Geophysics 2015

Research Field:
The effect of tidal forces´ effect on earthquakes

Nicla Rohde
MSc in Geophysics 2014

Research Field:
Acoustic attenuation in the sea bottom

Turid Lakså
MSc in Oceanography 2014

Research Field:
Inertial resonance in the ocean mixed layer Atmosphere-Ocean interaction

Ida Ringgaard
MSc in Oceanography 2014

Research Field:
Inertial waves in the Arctic Ocean

Adjunct Professors:

Søren Gregersen
GEUS - Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
sg@geus.dk

Alexander Baklanov
Danish Meteorological Institute

alb@dmi.dk

Larsen, Søren E.
Risø, DTU
sola@risoe.dtu.dk

Olsen, Nils
DTU-Space
nio@dtu.space.dk

Former Visitors:

Jingyuan Xi
Visiting PhD student from Qingdao, China
Research Field:
Air-Sea interaction in the tropical ocean and near intertial waves in model simulations

Yanli Jia
Ocean Modelling Specialist
University of Hawaii
Website

Kelvin Richards

Professor in Oceanography
University of Hawaii

Website

Akwasi Afrifa Acheampong
Ghana
GNSS Meteorology
akwasi.acheampong@nbi.ku.dk

Natalia Danichenko
Ukraine
Masters Student in Meteorology
danichenko.natalie@gmail.com