Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, 2018-02-19
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    Chair: Guy P. Brasseur, Climate Service Center, Germany

    Guy Brasseur Guy Brasseur

    Guy P. Brasseur is the Director of the Climate Service Center established by the Federal Government of Germany in Hamburg. Brasseur's primary scientific interests include global change, chemistry-climate relations, biosphere-atmosphere interactions, climate change, stratospheric ozone depletion, global air pollution, solar-terrestrial relations. He has authored or co-authored approximately 185 publications in the peer-reviewed literature, and has contributed to the publication of several books.

    Between 1990 and 2000, Brasseur was the Director of the Atmospheric Chemistry Division at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO, USA. Between 2000 and 2005, he was a Director at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg, Germany, where he also served as Scientific Director of the German Climate Computer Center (DKRZ). Between 2006 and 2009, he was Associate Director of NCAR and Head of its Earth and Sun Systems Laboratory. He is a former Chair of the International Geosphere-Biosphere program (IGBP).

    He is an ordinary member of the Academy of Sciences of Hamburg, an Associate Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, a foreign member of the Academy of Norway and a member of the Academia Europea. He is Doctor Honory Causa of the Universities of Paris, Oslo and Athens. He was a Coordinating Lead Author of the 4th IPCC-Report, that was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

    Secretariat: María Máñez Costa, Climate Service Center, Germany

    María Máñez María Máñez

    María Máñez Costa is head of the Economics and Policy Department of the Climate Service Center (CSC), Germany, an Institution of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht. Beside her work for CSC she is also visiting professor at the University of Barcelona, Spain. Máñez Costa´s research explores the vulnerability and adaptive capacity of social ecological systems to climate change.

    Her research focuses on the development of capacities for adaptation to climate change and the development of methods for managing and communicating climate impacts. She has coordinated various projects of the European Union, working on the topic of „Global change and ecological change“. Her work repeatedly focused on questions of climate and water economics.

    Technical Assistant: April Humble, Climate Service Center, Germany

    April Humble April Humble

    April Humble joined the Climate Service Centre (CSC) in May 2013 under the Economics and Policy Department. As well as being the Technical Assistant to Earth League, she is working on short-term projects, such as organising international events on climate change and migration. 
Her interests include climate change, climate change and migration, migration and border security.

    April’s past experience includes working with NGOs on human rights and refugee issues, from project management to country research into human rights violations. She completed her bachelors in Peace Studies and International Relations (awarded a First) at Leeds, England, with research focusing on the global growth of border securitisation and its impacts on climate-induced migration.

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