Dr. Irene Fischer-Bruns is administrative deputy of the director. In addition to the investigation of scientific issues regarding climate change, her working area lies primarily in the field of science management. This includes: scientific quality assurance, resource planning, controlling, progress reporting, strategic development, consolidation of the contents supplied by the specialist departments, conception and preparation of presentations, preparation and follow-up of meetings, scientific cooperation. Since the founding of the Climate Service Center, Dr. Irene Fischer-Bruns has been working on establishing the Center as scientific assistant of former director Prof. Guy Brasseur, whom she supported in his management tasks and the strategic development of the Center.
After having graduated in Meteorology in Hamburg, where she did also her doctorate, she worked in Hamburg at the University and Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology. Here she was involved in different scientific research projects. Her scientific work ranged from research on the climate impacts of aerosols (suspended particles like sulphur, black carbon and mineral dust), atmospheric dynamics – especially storms in the North Atlantic region, and statistics.
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