Prof. Dr. Corinna Schrum

Corinna Schrum

System Analysis and Modelling
Director of Institute
Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-1833
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Corinna Schrum, Professor, Dr. rer. nat.

Academic Career

  • since Oct 2015 Director Helmholtz Centre Geesthacht, Institute for Coastal Research / Professor, University of Hamburg, Institute for Oceanography
  • 2006 - 2016 Professor, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen
  • 2004 - 2006 Senior Scientist, Danish Institute of Fisheries Research, Denmark
  • 1997 - 2004 Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftliche Assistentin) Institute of Oceanography, University of Hamburg
  • 1990 - 1997 Scientist, Institute of Oceanography, University of Hamburg
  • 1989 - 1990 Research Assoc., Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie, Hamburg
  • 20% adjunct positions (II)
  • 2016 - 2018 Professor II Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen
  • 2012 - 2015 Professor II NERSC-Nansen Environmental Research Centre
  • 2008 - 2010 Researcher 1 (principle) NIVA-Norwegian Water Research Institute

Board Memberships


  • Steering-Board Helmholtz Infrastructure for Federated IT Services (since 2019)
  • Steering-Board Helmholtz Artificial Intelligence Cooperation Unit (since 2019)
  • Scientific Advisory Board IOW, Germany (since 2018)
  • Member Programme Advisory Board (PAG) for the NERC Changing Arctic Ocean Research Programme
  • KlimaCampus Hamburg Coordination Group
  • National Strategy Group in Coastal Ocean Modelling, Germany, KDM, Vice Chair
  • Science Steering Committee, CLISAP Cluster of Excellence, University of Hamburg
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, NIOZ


  • Panel Chair, FORMAS The National Research Programme on Climate (2018)
  • Review panel member NT-8: Soil, Air and water processes, Swedish Research Council
  • Baltic Earth Science Steering Group (2015-2019)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, KLIWAS-Climate Change and Water Ways Program of the German Department of Transportation, 2009 - 2015, KLIWAS
  • Local Scientific Panel (faglig råd), Hjort Centre for ecosystem dynamics, 2014 - 2015
  • Formas Climate Change Panel, 2011 - 2015, Panel Chair 2013-2015
  • Study Board Coordinator, Joint Nordic Master Programme, University of Bergen, Faroer Islands University, Reykjavik University, Aarhus University, 2010 - 2015
  • Research Group Leader, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Deputy Institute Head (Oct 2009 - Mar 2010), 2007 - 2015
  • ICES Working groups WGPBI, WGOOFE, WGINOSE (chair invited member and national delegate nomination, co-chairing ICES workshops)
  • Ocean Scope, SCORE Working group

Regional Climate Change Assessments:

  • NOSCCA Climate Change Impact Assessment for the North Sea, 2016
  • UK Climate projections, Review Board Member, 2009
  • BACC Climate Change Impact Assessment for the Baltic Sea, 2008

Review Service

Research proposals & Assessments
European Union and European Res. Council, Bonus, Finland;
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research Mistra, The Swedish Research Council for Environment Agricultural Science and Spatial Planning Formas, Høgskoleverket, Sweden, Linnaeus University, Kalmar Växjo, Sweden;
Canadian Research Foundation; US National Science Foundation; CLISAP-University of Hamburg, Germany; National Resource Allocation Committee for eInfrastructure, Norway; Technical Scientific Council Germany (Wissenschaftsrat); Helmholtz Association, Germany; Annette Barthelt-Stiftung, Germany;
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research;
University of Stockholm, Sweden; Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada; University of Bergen, Norway; University of Hamburg, Germany; Telemark University College, Norway, Institute for Marine Research, Norway; Uni Research, Norway

81 reviewed research papers: peer reviewed international journals, book contribution, thesis and reviewed reports
Google Scholar h-index=27, i10-index=45, Web of science h-index=20, Scopus=21

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