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

Dr. Stefan Kern

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Stefan Kern received the Diploma degree in meteorology from the University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany, in 1997 and the Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, in 2001. In Bremen he worked for the EU-project SEALION led by Peter Lemke. Since 2001, he has been with the University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, where he first worked at the Institute of Oceanography. Here he worked for the EU-project MARSAIS led by J. Johannessen before he continued on several post-doc positions from German National Funding (ANTCOPOL, SFB512). In 2010 he joined the Center of Excellence for Climate System Analysis and Prediction (CliSAP) becoming a service employee / scientist at the Integrated Climate Data Center (ICDC, Here he is responsible basically for data products from satellite remote sensing. His main research interest is remote sensing of the marine cryosphere, and evaluation and uncertainty assessment for climate data records.

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