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Dr. Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum
Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Fabeckstr. 23-25, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55578
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 53347
Emaile.cancik-kirschbaum@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum

Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient Near East
  • Assyrians
  • Babylonians
  • Sumerians
  • Akkadians
  • Israel
  • Syria
  • Iraq
  • Middle East
  • Astronomy
  • Astrology
  • Science
  • Early states
  • School and education in pre-modern societies
  • History of knowledge
  • Oldest writing
  • Decipherment
  • Nimrud
  • Nineveh
  • Libraries
  • Cuneiform
  • Sumerian
  • Akkadian
  • Ancient Near East, Near East, Middle East: History and cultural history
  • 4. - 1st millennium BC
  • History of the influences of the Ancient Near East to the present day
  • Ancient Near East and Europe: mythology


Dr. Ulrich Cubasch
Professor of Meteorology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Meteorology

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 712 17
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 711 59
Emailcubasch@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Cubasch

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate change and consequences
  • Climate modeling and projection
  • Climate research in general
  • Hurricanes
  • Climate and climate forecast
  • Urban climate
  • Weather forecast
  • Storms


Dr. Jürgen Fischer
Professor of Space Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Space Sciences

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 56663
Emailjuergen.fischer@wew.fu-berlin.de
HomepageInstitut für Weltraumwissenschaften

Areas of Expertise

  • Remote sensing
  • Earth observation
  • Remote sensing in climate research


Dr. Rupert Klein
Professor of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Mathematics

Arnimallee 6, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 754 14
Emailrupert.klein@math.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr.-Ing. Rupert Klein

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate modeling
  • Earth system analysis
  • Climate impact research
  • Theoretical and computational fluid dynamics
  • Combustion gas dynamics
  • Numerical methods for fire prevention


Dr. Hannelore Kußerow
Privatdozent

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Emaillolotondi@geog.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Hannelore Kußerow

Areas of Expertise

  • Desertification in the Sahel region of Africa
  • Focus on Mali, Niger, and Darfur/Sudan
  • Strategies for combating desertification
  • Resource protection
  • Remote sensing
  • Early recognition of crisis
  • Security policy


Dr. Ulrike Langematz
Professor of Meteorology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Meteorology

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 711 65
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 725 09
Emailulrike.langematz@met.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Ulrike Langematz

Areas of Expertise

  • Stratosphere (dynamics, radiation)
  • Ozone research
  • Influence of solar variability on the atmosphere
  • Interaction between stratosphere and climate or weather
  • Climate modeling (especially stratosphere, solar influence)
  • Climate
  • Climate change


Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder
Professor of Geology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 701 06
Emailreinhold.leinfelder@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropocene
  • Coral reefs
  • Sustainability transformation
  • Research communication
  • Museology
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


Dr. Julia Leyda
Professor of Cultural Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences
John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Department of Culture

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 581 78
Emailjulia.leyda@fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Popular culture
  • US-American film, television, and media studies
  • The director Todd Haynes
  • Film and television depictions of domesticity during the financial crisis
  • Cuteness
  • Gender studies
  • Climate catastrophes in the media


Dr. Eberhard Reimer
Professor of Meteorology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Meteorology

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 30614050
Emailreimer@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Eberhard Reimer

Areas of Expertise

  • Contaminant transport
  • Air pollution control
  • Weather forecast
  • Climate change in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East
  • Precipitation and local extrema
  • Floods in the Berlin area and in eastern Germany
  • Water cycle
  • Urban climate


Dr. Christian Reinhardt-Imjela

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Applied Geography, Environmental Hydrology, and Resource Management

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 703 53
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 702 52
Fax+49 30 838 707 53
Emailchristian.reinhardt-imjela@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Christian Reinhardt-Imjela

Areas of Expertise

  • High water / flooding
  • Causes of floods
  • Management of risks related to floods and low-water
  • Modeling and simulation of extreme hydrological situations


Dr. Frank Riedel
Professor of Paleontology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Paleontology

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 702 83
Emailpaleobio@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Frank Riedel

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate and environmental change (including in ancient civilizations)
  • Dynamics of ecosystems
  • Regional focus: southern Africa, Caspian region, central Asia, Tibet and the Himalayas, China, eastern Siberia (Lake Baikal)


Dr. Tilman Rost
Professor of Geography

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Physical Geography

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 70320
Emailtilman.rost@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Tilman Rost

Areas of Expertise

  • Natural resources and environmental management
  • Water management in Central Asia
  • Desertification
  • Development of study programs at Central Asian universities


Dr. Regine Schönenberg

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Latin American Studies

Rüdesheimer Straße 54-56, 14197 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 507 57
Emailregine.schoenenberg@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Regine Schönenberg

Areas of Expertise

  • Organized crime
  • Natural resource management
  • Land management
  • Intercultural learning
  • Biography research
  • Scenario research


Dr. Uwe Ulbrich
Professor of Meteorology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Meteorology

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 711 86
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 711 75
Emailulbrich@met.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Uwe Ulbrich

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate change
  • Climate modeling and projection
  • Climate research
  • Extreme meteorological events
  • Weather forecasts


Martin Voss
Professor of Anthropology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Disaster Research Unit

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)838-72613 (oder über Presse und Kommunikation, Tel. 838-73191)
Emailmartin.voss@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Martin Voss

Areas of Expertise

  • Disaster research
  • Disaster prevention
  • Dealing with emergency situations
  • Coping with disasters
  • Security research
  • Climate and environmental change


Dr. Ludger Wöste
Professor of Experimental Physics

Department of Physics
Institute of Experimental Physics

Arnimallee 14, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55566
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 56118
Emailludger.woeste@fu-berlin.de
HomepageAG Wöste

Areas of Expertise

  • Modern teaching experiments with reference to current scientific issues
  • Remote sensing of environmentally relevant pollutants and aerosols
  • Lasers for lightning protection and condensation of water in the atmosphere
  • Ultrafast physics and coherent control
  • Optical and dynamic behavior of metal clusters