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Martin Heimann

Biogeochemist , educator

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.