CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".

Dr. André Düsterhus

Research scientist Climate System Data Assimilation
CliSAP/CEN, Universität Hamburg

Institute of Oceanography (IfM), Room 340
Bundesstraße 53, 20146 Hamburg
+49 40 42838-5791


My research focus is statistics in Geo- and Earth Sciences. Currently I am working on the analysis and initialisation of the MPI - ESM coupled model. Further research interests are (palaeo-)sea-level change and data quality assurance in publication processes.

Submitted manuscripts

A. Düsterhus, A. Rovere, A. E. Carlson, N. L. M. Barlow, T. Bradwell, A. Dutton, R. Gehrels, F. D. Hibbert, M. P. Hijma, B. P. Horton, V. Klemann, R. E. Kopp, D. Sivan, L. Tarasov, T. E. Törnqvist: Palaeo sea-level and ice-sheet databases: problems, strategies and perspectives, Climate of the Past

A. Düsterhus, M. E. Tamisiea, S. Jevrejeva: Estimating the sea-level highstand during the Last Interglacial: a probabilistic massive ensemble approach, Geophysical Journal International

Peer-reviewed publications

M. Palmer, G. E. Stephenson, M. E. Inall, C. Balfour, A. Düsterhus, M. Green (2015): Turbulence and mixing by internal waves in the celtic sea determined from ocean glider microstructure measurements, Journal of Marine Systems, 144, 57-69. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.11.005

A. Düsterhus, A. Hense (2014): Automated quality evaluation for a more effective data peer review, Data Science Journal, 13, 67-78. doi:10.2481/dsj.14-009

F. Quadt, A. Düsterhus, H. Höck, M. Lautenschlager, A. V. Hense, A. N. Hense, M. Dames (2012): Atarrabi - A Workflow System for the Publication of Environmental Data, Data Science Journal, 11, 89-119. doi:10.2481/dsj.012-027

A. Düsterhus, A. Hense (2012): Advanced Information Criterion for Environmental Data Quality Assurance, Advances in Science and Research, 8, 99-104. doi:10.5194/asr-8-99-2012

Non-peer-reviewed publication

André Düsterhus, 2013, Statistical Quality Assurance and Peer Review in Primary Data Publication, PhD thesis, University of Bonn. Link


2015-today Post-doc Climate System Data Assimilation, Klimacampus, University of Hamburg

2013-2015 PDRA at the National Oceanography Centre (Liverpool/UK), advisor: Mark E. Tamisiea

2009-2013 PhD in Meteorology at the University of Bonn. Thesis: "Statistical Quality Assurance and Peer Review in Primary Data Publication", advisor: Andreas Hense

2004-2009 Diploma course in Meteorology at the University of Bonn. Thesis: "Erstellung und statistische Kalibration eines 2D-Energiebilanzmodells" ("Construction and statistical calibration of a 2D Energy Balance Model"), advisor: Andreas Hense