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Niklas Luther



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Scientific Career

Since 08/2021 Research Assistant and Doctoral Candidate at the ZEU, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen              
06/2021 – 07/2021 Student assistant at the ZEU, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen              
10/2020  04/2021 Lecturer at the Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen              
10/2019 – 02/2020 Lecturer at the ZEU, MSc. Transition Management, Justus Liebig University, Giessen              
07/2019 – 08/2019 Internship at the ZEU, Justus Liebig University, Giessen              
10/2018 – 06/2021

MSc. Mathematics at the Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
Master Thesis: “Limit Theorems for p-Variations of Solutions of Stochastic Differential Equations
driven by additive α-stable Noise - Theory, Simulation and Application in Climate Modelling”

07/2017 – 08/2017 Internship at the Centre on Climate Change and Adaption (Hessian Agency for Nature Conservation, Environment and Geology, HLNUG), Wiesbaden              
10/2016 – 03/2021 Student assistant at the Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen              
10/2015 – 11/2018

BSc. Mathematics at the Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
Bachelor Thesis: “About Unit-Root Processes and the Dickey-Fuller Test”

04/2015 – 06/2020

BSc. Geography at the Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
Bachelor Thesis: “Distinguishing between Structural Breaks and Long-Memory in Ocean Temperature Time Series”




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 Compound Events, Concurrent Extremes, Extreme Value Theory, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Time Series Analysis, Long Memory and Structural Change, Climate Change and Climate Variability
Project Involvement

CLImate INTelligence: Extreme Events Detection, Attribution and Adaptation Design using Machine Learning (CLINT)


Luterbacher, J., Newfield T. P., Xoplaki E., Nowatzki E., Luther N., Zhang M., and Khelifi N., 2020. Past pandemic disease and climate variability across the Mediterranean. Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration,

Xoplaki, E., Luterbacher, J., Luther, N., Behr, L., Wagner, S., Jungclaus, J., Zorita, E., Toreti, A., Fleitmann, D., Izdebski, A., and Bloomfield, K., 2021. Hydrological changes in Late Antiquity: spatio-temporal characteristics and socio-economic impacts in the Eastern Mediterranean. In: Erdkamp, P., J. G. Manning, and K. Verboven (Eds.) Climate Change and Ancient Societies in Europe and the Near East. Diversity in Collapse and Resilience, Palgrave Studies in Ancient Economies, Palgrave MacMillan, in press