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climatologist , educator

Christian-Dietrich Schönwiese, German climatologist, educator. Recipient German Environmental Book award for Treibhauseffekt, City of Hürth, Germany, 1989.

Background

Schönwiese, Christian-Dietrich was born on October 7, 1940 in Breslau, Germany. Son of Alex J. and Ursula A. (Leitzke).

Education

Diploma in meteorology, University Munich, Germany, 1968. Doctor in Natural Science, University Munich, Germany, 1974.

Career

Member advisory board Weather Service, Germany, 1970-1981. Professor environmental research and climatology University-Institute for Meteorology and Geophysics, Frankfurt, Germany, since 1981. Board directors University Center for Environmental Research, Frankfurt.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Climate Variations, 1979, Applied Statistics, 1985, Climatic Change, 1992, Climatology, 1994. Co-editor Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1985-2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member, reviewer, author science working group United Nations Intergovtl. Panel on Climate Change, Geneva, since 1989. Rapporteur for statistical climatology United Nations World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, 1994-1998.

Military duties, 1961-1963, Germany. Member German Meteorological Society (managing board since 1974), Austrian Meterol. Society, American Meteorological Society, European Geophysical Society.

Connections

Son of; married Marianne Zilleken, January 24, 1975. Children: Ralf University, Alexa C.

father:
Alex J. Son

mother:
Ursula A. (Leitzke) Son

spouse:
Marianne Zilleken

child:
Ralf University Schönwiese

child:
Alexa C. Schönwiese