Dr. Jochen Horstmann

Jochen Horstmann

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Dr. Jochen Horstmann
Head of Department
Radar Hydrography
Telefon: +49 (0) 4152 87 -15 30
Telefax: +49 (0) 4152 87 -20 40

Curriculum Vitae

Jochen Horstmann received the Diploma in physical oceanography (Dipl.-Oz.) and the Ph.D. in earth sciences (Dr.rer.nat.) from the University of Hamburg, Germany, in 1997 and 2002, respectively. He was with GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany, where he joined the Coupled Model Systems group in 1995 and has been a Research Scientist with the Institute for Coastal Research since 2002.

In 2002, he was a Visiting Scientist with the Applied Physics Laboratory of the John Hopkins University, Laurel, MD, and with the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service from NOAA, Washington, DC. In 2004 and 2005, he was a Visiting Scientist with the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing of the University of Miami, FL. From 2008 to 2013, he was a Senior Remote Sensing Scientist with the Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation of the NATO Science & Technologie Organization in La Spezia, Italy. Since 2013 he is head of the department of Radar Hydrography at the Institute for Coastal Research of the Helmholtz Centre Geesthacht, Germany.

He has a wide experience in the field of radar remote sensing of ocean wind, waves, and currents and has published more than 35 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals. His main research interests are the development of applications for radar-based sensors with particular focus on ocean surface and subsurface processes.

Curriculum Vitae