Dr. Johannes Schulz-Stellenfleth

Hydrodynamics and Data Assimilation
Scientist
Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-1511
Fax: +49 (0)4152 87-41511
E-mail contact

Research

• Participation in numerous European and national research projects with task and/or workpackage responsibilities (e.g., FEME, SARPAK, MAXWAVE, EXTROP, ENVOC, MERSEA, MYOCEAN-2, JERICO_NEXT, FIELD_AC, WIPAFF).
• PI of the WIPAFF-C project
• PI of various ESA AOs
• Coordination of data assimilation activities within the department “Hydrodynamics and Data Assimilation”
• Member of the EuroGOOS HF radar task team
• HGF NOOS representative for data assimilation related issues

Work Experience

December 2008 - ongoing

Senior Scientist at the Institute of Coastal Research at Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG) in Geesthacht
• Coordination of data assimilation activities within the department “Hydrodynamics and Data Assimilation”
• Development and implementation of a pre-operational assimilation system for HF radar data in the framework of COSYNA
• HZG project coordinator for the project WIPAFF, which is concerned with far field effects of offshore wind farms
• Member of the EUROGOOS HF radar task team
• HZG representative for the data assimilation aspects of NOOS

1996 – 2008

PhD and Postdoc at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen
• Analysis of microwave radar data from satellite and aircraft for retrieval of ocean wave, wind and surface current information

Education and Training

2003:

PhD in Physical Oceanography from the University of Hamburg
Title of thesis: “Estimation of two-dimensional wave spectra from complex SAR data”

1996:

Diploma degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Hamburg
Title of thesis: “Optimal Strategies for CO2 emission reduction”