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Details of  Joern Behrens   


Gender male
Job title Professor for Numerical Methods in Geosciences
Department Dept. of Mathematics
University of Hamburg (
Mittelweg 177 Hamburg 20148
Bundesstra├če 55
Nationality Germany
Tel +49 (40) 42838 7734
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Website http://www.clisap.de/behrens
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Degree PhD, Habil.
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Climatology, Meteorology , Research Support Services , Climatology, Meteorology , Research Support Services
Research Activities Tsunami modelling, multi-scale modeling of ocean and atmosphere circulation and wave phenomena with adaptive mesh refinement methods.
Skills/Expertise Scientific Computing; Adaptive Mesh Refinement; Numerical Analysis; Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling; Partial Differential Equations
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Joern BEHRENS)

Behrens, J. and Androsov, A. and Babeyko, A. Y. and Harig, S. and Klaschka, F. and Mentrup, L. [2010] A new multi-sensor approach to simulation assisted tsunami early warning Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 10, 1085-1100
Harig, S. and Chaeroni and Pranowo, W. S. and Behrens, J. [2008] Tsunami simulations on several scales: Comparison of approaches with unstructured meshes and nested grids. Ocean Dynamics, 58, 429-440.
Behrens, J. [2006] Adaptive Atmospheric Modeling - Key techniques in grid generation, data structures, and numerical operations with applications. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin.

Group(s): IOC , Tsunami , ICG/NEAMTWS , ICG/NEAMTWS Steering Committee , Working Group 1 , Task Team on the Communication Test and Tsunami Exercises , Sessional Working Group on a Multi-Hazard Approach , IOC ICG/IOTWS
Created: 2008-10-20 Last Updated: 2016-07-02 by Joern BEHRENS