Antje Weisheimer

Senior Scientist
Research Department, Earth System Predictability Section, Long Range

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Antje is a senior research scientist interested in model-based weather and climate forecasts and the uncertainties associated with them.

Professional interests: 
  • Predictability in the Earth System on a range of time scales from days to weeks, months, seasons and longer
  • Model uncertainties in weather and climate forecasts
  • Seamless prediction of weather and climate
Career background: 
  • PhD in Atmospheric Physics, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2000
  • London School of Economics and Political Sciences (Marie-Curie Fellowship), 2002-2003
  • Meteorological Institute of the Free University Berlin, Assistant Professor, 2003-2005
  • Predictability Section at ECMWF, since 2005 (60%)
  • University of Oxford, Physics Department, Senior NCAS Research Fellow, since 2011 (40%)
External recognitions: 
  • Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and member of the German Meteorological Society
  • Associate Editor for Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
  • Editorial Board Member of Nature Scientific Reports
  • Contributing Author and Expert Reviewer of the AR5 IPCC report
  • Senior NCAS Research Fellow at the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics (AOPP) institute, Oxford University
  • Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford
  • PI and co-PI on a number of national and international grants including EUCP, SPECS, EUCLEIA, IMPETUS, SummerTIME (through Oxford)
  • Finalist for L'Oreal Women in Science Award



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Contact Details:
antje . weisheimerecmwf . int
Tel. +44 (0) 118 9499374