Dr. Benjamin Jacob

Hydrodynamics and Data Assimilation
Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-1505
Fax: +49 (0)4152 87-41505
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- Coastal unstructured grid modeling: Estuarine processes in the German Bight
- Sea ice modeling in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

Professional Career:

May 2017 – today: Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, scientist (postdoc) in ice and coastal modeling • Ocean modelling with unstructured grids

Higher Education:

March 2014 – August 2017: Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, PhD studies in environmental science • Topic: "On the sensitivity of the tidal circulation in the North Sea to morphodynamics and atmospheric forcing”


October 2010 – December 2013: Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, master studies in marine environmental science • Graduation: master in marine environmental studies


October 2007 – March 2011: Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, bachelor studies in environmental science • Graduation: bachelor in environmental studies