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Prof. Dr. Daniela Jacob

Daniela Jacob c Christian Schmid/HZG

Director of Institute
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Prof. Dr. Daniela Jacob is Director of the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), a scientific organizational entity of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, and visiting professor at Leuphana University, Faculty of Sustainability.

In June 2010 Daniela Jacob was appointed to be one of the leading authors of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (Working Group 2). Currently, she is one of the coordinating lead authors of the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above preindustrial levels.

She is member of several committees and Ex-officio member of the ‘Earth League’, an international alliance of prominent scientists from world‐class research institutions. Her main research fields and areas of interest are regional climate modelling and the hydrological cycle. Moreover, Daniela Jacob is Editor-in-Chief of Journal “Climate Services”, a new scientific Journal she co-founded with Elsevier.

Detailed CV of Daniela Jacob (855 KB)


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