Prof. Dr. phil. Christian Bernhofer

ICOS-D ecosystem Cluster Tharandt

Contact:
Phone: 0351 4633 1340  
E-Mail: christian.bernhofer@  tu-dresden.  de

Visitor address:
TU Dresden, Pienner Str. 23, 01737 Tharandt

Current research topics

  • Regional climate and climate change
  • Water and carbon budgets
  • Land use and climate feedbacks  

Curriculum vitae

  • 1973 – 1980: Student of meteorology and botany, University Vienna, Austria
  • 1977 – 1980: PhD studies at the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University Vienna
  • 1980: PhD in Philosophy (Dr. phil.)
  • 1980 – 1982: Employee at the Austrian Weather Service, Vienna
  • 1982 – 1993: Assistant professor, Institute of Meteorology and Physics, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, (BOKU), Vienna
  • 1983: Fulbright fellow (Ft. Collins, Colo., USA)
  • 1993: Habilitation and venia legendi for Applied Meteorology
  • 1993: Professor and Head of Meteorology, Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology, Technische Universität Dresden
  • 1997 – 2009: Dean of Studies, Hydro Sciences, TU Dresden
  • since 2003: Spokesman of the Dresden Water Centre, TU Dresden
  • since 2009: Dean Faculty of Environmental Sciences, TU Dresden
  • since 2010: Director, Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology, TU Dresden

Honorary posts

  • Member of the Editorial boards of Theoretical and Applied Climatology and of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
  • Spokesman of the Dresden Water Centre
  • Dean Faculty of Environmental Sciences, TU Dresden

Awards

  • Anton Kurir Award of the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, (BOKU), Vienna, 1992
  • Norbert Gerbier-Mumm International Award (WMO), 2012