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Research Interests

  • Regional climate change
  • Extreme precipitation
  • Climate variability and climatic changes
  • Evaluation of climate models
  • Downscaling of climate projections


  • Lead author of the chapter "Linking global to regional climate change", working group 1, of the 6th assessement report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  • co-chair of the EURO-CORDEX working groups on statistical downscaling and climate information distillation (2016-)
  • chair of the European research network VALUE (EU COST Action ES1102; 2012-2015)
  • member of the CORDEX-ESD executive committee, the World Climate Research Programme's initiative on statistical downscaling (2013-)
  • Faculty member of the graduate school "Climate Change" (2017-)
  • Leader of the international research project CE:LLO on modelling compound extreme events (Volkswagen Foundation; 2014-2017)
  • Leader of the international research project PLEIADES on downscaling of extreme precipitation (Volkswagen Foundation; 2011-2014)
  • Leader of the German-Russian research group EUREX on the analysis of extreme events in Northern Europe and Russia (Helmholtz Association; 2012-2015)
  • Co-Leader of the INKLIM project extreme events in Hesse (Hessian Environment Agency; 2009-2014)
  • Member of the editorial board of Nonlinear Processes in Geophyiscs (2010-2015), Theoretical and Applied Climatology (2016-2018) and Climatic Change (2016-)
  • Review editor of the journal Climate Research (2013-2016)

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