Martin Stendel holds a Ph.D. degree in meteorology (1993) from the University of Cologne, Germany. Prior to his affiliation with DMI, he has been employed at the University of Cologne (19881993) and at the Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg, Germany (19941998). Since 1998, he has been working at the Danish Climate Centre within the Danish Meteorological Institute, where he is now a Senior Scientist. His current research interests include natural and anthropogenic climate variations, regional climate and climate change modeling with a focus on the Arctic, modeling of the fate of permafrost under climate change conditions, climate and climate change projections for sub-Saharan Africa, and the critical appraisal of observational and reanalyzed datasets. He has served as Principal Investigator in several projects funded by national agencies, the EU, the Danish International Development Agency (Danida), and the World Bank. He served as a Contributing Author to Chapter 2 of the IPCC TAR and has been named as Expert Advisor for sub-Saharan Africa for the Third World Academy of Sciences.
Biography Updated on 28 August 2011