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Details of Dr. Jürgen Holfort   


Gender male
Job title Sachgebietsleiter, Head of German Ice Service, Head Sea level services Baltic
Department Eisdienst, Wasserstandsdienst Ostsee
Bundesamt fuer Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) Neptunallee 5
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Degree Ph.D, Diplomozeanograph
Job type Research , Other
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography
Research Activities Sea Ice, Baltic sea level, Ozeanography,
Research Region Baltic, Polar regions
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Jürgen HOLFORT)

Schmelzer, N. and J.Holfort, 2011 Ice winter severity in the Western Baltic Sea in the period 1301-1500: Comparison with Other Relevant Data. International Journal of Climatology, Published online in Wiley Online Library, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2337.
de Steur, L. , Hansen, E. , Gerdes, R. , Karcher, M. , Fahrbach, E. and Holfort, J. , 2009 Freshwater Fluxes in the East Greenland Current: A decade of observations Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L23611, doi:10.1029/2009GL041278
Marzenna Sztobryn, M., B. Weidig, I. Stanis?awczyk, J. Holfort, B. Kowalska, M. Mykita, A. Ka?ska, K. Krzysztofik, I. Perlet, 2009 Negative Surges in the Southern Baltic Sea (Western and Central Parts) Berichte des Bundesamtes für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie Nr. 45/2009, 68p.
Holfort. J., E. Hansen, S. Østerhus, S. Dye, S. Jónsson, J. Meincke, J. Mortensen, M. Meredith, 2008 Freshwater Fluxes East of Greenland. In: Arctic-Subarctic Ocean Fluxes, Defining the Role of the Northern Seas in Climate. Edited by R.R. Dickson, J. Meincke and P. Rhines. Springer, pp 263-287, DOI:10.1007/978-1-4020-6774-7
Feistel,R., T. Seifert, S. Feistel, G. Nausch, B. Bogdanska, B. Broman, L. Hansen, J. Holfort, V. Mohrholz, G. Schmage, E. Hagen, I. Perlet, N. Wasmund, 2008 Digital Supplement. In: State and Evolution of the Baltic Sea, 1952-2005. Edited by R.Feistel, G.Nausch and N.Wasmund. Wiley 703pp. ISBN 978-0-471-97968-5
Holfort, J. and Albrecht T., [2007] Atmospheric forcing of salinity in the overflow of Denmark Strait Ocean Sci., 3, 411-416, 2007
Holfort, J. and E.Hansen, 2005 Timeseries of Polar Water properties in Fram Strait Geophys. Res. Lett., L19601, doi:10.1029/2005GL022957.
Holfort, J. and J.Meincke, 2005 Freshwater transport on the east Greenland Shelf at 74ºN Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Vol.14, No.6, 70
Polyakov, I.V., A.Beszczynska, E.C.Carmack, I.A.Dmitrenko, E.Fahrbach, I.E.Frolov, R.Gerdes, E. Hansen, J. Holfort, V.V.Ivanov, M.A.Johnson, M.Karcher, F.Kauker, J.Morison, K.A.Orvik, U.Schauer, H.L.Simmons, Ø.Skagseth, V.T.Sokolov, M.Steele, L.A.Timokhov, D.Walsh and J.E.Walsh, 2005 One more step toward a warmer Arctic Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L17605,
Zenk,W., G. Siedler, A. Ishida, J. Holfort, Y. Kashino, Y. Kuroda, T. Miyama and T. J. Müller, 2005 Pathways and variability of the Antarctic Intermediate Water in the western equatorial Pacific Progress in Oceanography 67, 245-281 doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2005.05.003
Siedler, G., J.Holfort, W.Zenk, T.J.Müller and T.Csernok, 2004 Deep water flow in the Mariana and Caroline Basins Journal of Physical Oceanography, 34, 566-581
Dickson B., I. Yashayaev, J. Meincke, B. Turrell, S. Dye and J. Holfort, 2002 Rapid Freshening of the Deep North Atlantic over the past Four Decades. Nature 416, 832-837
Wadhams, P., J. Holfort, E. Hansen and J.P.Wilkinson, 2002 A deep convective chimney in the winter Greenland sea Geophys. Res. Letters 29
Holfort,J. and G. Siedler, 2001: The Meridional Oceanic Transports of Heat and Nutrients in the South Atlantic Journal of Physical Oceanography 31, 5-29
Klatt, O. und J.Holfort, 2000 Bottom water circulation in the western equatorial Pacific as inferred from carbon tetrachloride
Ioualalen, M. ; Holfort, J. ; Siedler, G. ; Zenk, W. ; Hénin, C. ; Picaut,J. 2000 The equatorial West Pacific fresh pool at the end of the La Niña event in October/November 1996 Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol. 27, No. 9, 1243-1246.
Holfort,J., M.Vanicek and G. Siedler, 2000 What causes long-term temporal changes in the South Atlantic? Geophys. Res. Lett. 27, No.8., 1187-1190
Holfort,J., K.M. Johnson, B. Schneider, G. Siedler, and D.W.R. Wallace, 1998: Meridional transport of dissolved inorganic carbon in the South Atlantic Ocean Global Biogeochemical Cycles 12, 479-499.

Group(s): JCOMM , Services and Forecasting Systems Programme Area (SFSPA) , Expert Team on Sea Ice (ETSI)
Created: 2000-06-07 Last Updated: 2015-05-21 by Jürgen HOLFORT