Prof. Hans von Storch was director of the Institute of Coastal Research of the Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG), professor at the University of Hamburg and professor at the Ocean University of China (Qingdao). From 1987 - 1995, he was Senior Scientist and leader of the "Statistical Analysis and Modelling" group at the Max Planck-Institute for Meteorology.
His research interests are climate diagnostics and statistical climatology, regional climate change and its transdisciplinary context. He has published twenty books, among them “Statistical Analysis ion Climate Research with Francis Zwiers and “Die Klimafalle” with ethnologist Werner Krauss, and numerous articles. He is member of the advisory boards of, among others, Journal of Climate, Environmental Science and Policy and Meteorologische Zeitschrift. He was a lead author of the Working Group I of the Third Assessment, and of Working Group II of the Fifth Assessment of the IPCC. He chaired efforts for a climate change assessment for the Baltic Sea Catchment (BACC I and II).
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