Dr. Hartmut Hellmer

Senior Scientist

Hartmut Hellmer
Division Climate Sciences | Physical Oceanography of the Polar Seas
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Email Hartmut Hellmer
Phone +49(471)4831-1794
Fax +49(471)4831-1797
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Bussestraße 24,
D-27570 Bremerhaven
(Room F-411)
ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9357-9853
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Research program

PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
PACES II 1.2: Ice sheet dynamics and mass balance


Ombudsmann for AWI-PhD students;

Member of the SCAR National Committee;

Member of the advisory climate research group (CRG) for the ESA Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Antarctica;

Expert for UN Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment;

Research interests

Southern Ocean;numerical ocean modeling;ocean-ice shelf interaction;thermohaline circulation;ice sheet mass balance;climate change;

Latest Publications

Future sea-level rise due to projected ocean warming beneath the Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf: A coupled model study (2015)
Thoma, Malte; Determann, Jürgen; Grosfeld, Klaus; Goeller, Sebastian; Hellmer, Hartmut
hdl: 10013/epic.46076

Scientific background document in support of the development of a CCAMLR MPA in the Weddell Sea (Antarctica) - Version 2015 - Part A: General context of the establishment of MPAs and background information on the Weddell Sea MPA planning area- (2015)
Teschke, Katharina; Beaver, Daniel; Bester, Marthán; Bombosch, Annette; Bornemann, Horst; Brandt, Angelika; Brtnik, Patricia; De Broyer, Claude; Burkhardt, Elke; Dieckmann, Gerhard; Douglass, Lucinda; Flores, Hauke; Gerdes, Dieter; Griffiths, Huw; Gutt, J
hdl: 10013/epic.45799

Bracegirdle, T. J.; Bertler, N.; Carleton, A. M.; Ding, Q.; Fogwill, C. J.; Fyfe, J. C.; Hellmer, H.H.; Karpechko, A. Y.; Kusahara, K.; Larour, E.; Mayewski, P. A.; Meier, W. N.; Polvani, L. M.; Russell, J. L.; Stevenson, S. L.; Turner, J.; van Wessem, J.
hdl: 10013/epic.45653

Precursors of Antarctic Bottom Water formed on the continental shelf off Larsen Ice Shelf (2015)
Caspel, M. van; Schröder, M.; Huhn, O.; Hellmer, H.H.
hdl: 10013/epic.45603

Book Chapter
The Flow of Dense Water Plumes in the Western Weddell Sea Simulated with the Finite Element Ocean Model (FEOM) (2015)
van Caspel, Mathias Rucker; Absy, João Marcelo; Wang, Qiang; Hellmer, Hartmut H.; Schröder, Michael
hdl: 10013/epic.44973