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Lorine Behr


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Scientific Career

Since 03/2020 Research Assistant and Doctoral Candidate at the ZEU, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
11/2019 - 02/2020  Freelancer at the ZEU, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
10/2017 - 09/2019 MSc. Climate and Environmental Change at Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz
08/2018 - 12/2018

ERASMUS semester abroad at Göteborgs universitet, Faculty of Science, Gothenburg/Sweden

Master thesis: “Mediterranean Overflow Waters: present and future characteristics in CMIP5 models and their potential impacts on North Atlantic deep-water formation”, Prof. Jan Esper and Dr. Céline Heuzé in cooperation with the University of Gothenburg, Sweden

07/2017 - 08/2017 Working student at Centre on Climate Change and Adaption (Hessian Agency for Nature Conservation, Environment and Geology, HLNUG), Wiesbaden
10/2016 - 03/2018 Student assistant at Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
10/2013 - 12/2016 

BSc. Geography at Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen

Bachelor thesis: “Hydrological climate change projections for the Mediterranean Sea – Assessment of potential impacts on Mediterranean Outflow Waters and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation”, Prof. Jürg Luterbacher and Dr. Elena Xoplaki


Further Information

Affiliation Member of ZEU | Doctoral Candidate | Research Assistant
Supervision Prof. Jürg Luterbacher, Dr. Elena Xoplaki
Focus Area Climate & Environmental Change
Fields of Interest
  • Marine and terrestrial compound extremes in the Mediterranean
  • Ocean dynamics
  • Climate Modelling
  • Mediterranean Overflow Waters
  • Climate Change impacts
Project Involvement
  • Behr, L., N. Luther, S. A. Josey, J. Luterbacher, S. Wagner, and E. Xoplaki, 2022: On the Representation of Mediterranean Overflow Waters in Global Climate Models. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 52, 1397–1413,

Please check this newspaper article on the current marine heatwave in the Mediterranean Sea