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Affiliation: 
Max-Planck-Institute of Meteorology
Expertise: 
Climate change detection and attribution

Biography

Dr. Schnur is a tenured staff member of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg, Germany, and is also co-founder of O.A.Sys Research - Ocean Atmosphere Systems Research, GbR., a Hamburg-based company producing expert scientific work in the field of Earth Systems modeling using a wide range of numerical and analytical tools. Dr. Schnur is a mathematician by training, holds a PhD in Meteorology and is an experienced scientist in climate and hydrology research. His work covers a diverse range of research, including global climate modeling with an emphasis on soil-vegetation-atmosphere interactions, compilation of forcing data sets for land surface models, statistical analysis of climate simulations, and the study of the regional impacts of climate change. Dr. Schnur acts as a key consulting researcher for Hydrology Futures.