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Martin Heimann

Martin Heimann, Swiss biogeochemist, educator. Member of Max-Planck-Society, European Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Heimann, Martin was born on March 1, 1949 in Bern, Switzerland.

  • Education

    • Master in Physics, University Bern, Switzerland, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Bern, Switzerland, 1982.

    Career

    • Research assistant Scripps Institution Oceanography, La Jolla, California, 1982—1985. Senior research scientist, workgroup leader Max-Planck-Institute Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, 1985—1998. Research group leader Max-Planck-Institute Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany, 1998—2003, director department biogeochemical systems, since 2003.

      Member task force on global analysis, integration and modelling International Geosphere-Biosphere Progressive, 1992—2000. Member science advisory board Institute Oceanography, Kiel, Germany, 2000—2002, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany, since 2001. Member science steering committee German Climate Computing Center, since 2003.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science journals, chapters to books. Co-editor: Inverse Methods in Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 1999. Member board reviewing editors: Science, since 2000.

    Membership

    Member of Max-Planck-Society, European Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married; 2 children.
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    Born March 1, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      University Bern
    • 1982
      University Bern
    • 1982 - 1985
      Research assistant, Scripps Institution Oceanography
      La Jolla, California, United States
    • 1985 - 1998
      senior, Max-Planck-Institute Meteorology
      Hamburg, Germany, Germany
    • 1985 - 1998
      workgroup leader, Max-Planck-Institute Meteorology
      Hamburg, Germany, Germany
    • 1998 - 2003
      research group leader, Max-Planck-Institute Biogeochemistry
      Jena, Louisiana, United States