Martin Heimann#


Martin Heimann
Email:martin.heimann 'at' bgc-jena.mpg.de
Membership Number:1805
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:mheimann
Homepage: https://www.bgc-jena.mpg.de/bgc-systems/pmwiki2/index.php/Staff/HeimannMartin



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2013-2018 Visiting guest professor, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 2013-2014 Managing Director, Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
  • 2008-2010 Managing Director, Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
  • 2004-2006 Managing Director, Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
  • 2003 Director, Department of Biogeochemical Systems, Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
  • 1998 Research Group Leader (C3) at Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
  • 1985 Senior Research Scientist and Workgroup Leader, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
  • 1982 Research Assistant, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, La Jolla, U.S.A.
  • 1982 Ph.D. in Physics, University of Bern, Switzerland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Biogeochemistry of the global carbon cycle
  • Modeling and quantification of the interactions between the biogeochemical cycles and the physical climate system
  • Development of global, continental and regional observing systems for long-lived biogeochemical trace gases

Honours and Awards
  • 1998 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2003 Scientific Member of the Max-Planck-Society for the Advancement of the Sciences
  • 2004 Call for Full Professorship (C4) at University of Kiel, Germany (declined)
  • 2005 Honorary Professorship at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena
  • 2006 Heinrich-Greinacher-Preis, Heinrich-Greinacher-Stiftung, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • 2007 Contribution to the Nobel Peace Prize for IPCC
  • 2013 Guest Professorship, University of Helsinki, Finland


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