Dr. Irene Fischer-Bruns is administrative deputy of the director. In addition to working on scientific topics, her field of activity is mainly in the area of science management and organization. This includes content quality assurance and scientific controlling, strategy development, resource planning, progress reporting for various committees, merging of contributions from all subject areas, conception of presentations, preparation and follow-up of meetings and maintenance of scientific networks. She is also the scientific coordinator at the Helmholtz Institute for Climate Service Science (HICSS).
Irene Fischer-Bruns was the first employee of the Climate Service Center after its foundation in 2009. At that time, she worked as a scientific assistant to Prof. Guy Brasseur, whom she supported in his management tasks, in strategy development and in many other areas, helping to establish the Climate Service 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 interests included the climatic effects of aerosols, atmospheric dynamics, especially the storms over the North Atlantic, the climate in the so-called Late Maunder Minimum, the dispersion of heavy gases and statistics.
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