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Dr. Klaus HASSELMANN Director emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg; Vice Chairman, European Climate Forum, Potsdam


1957 Dr. rer. nat., University of Goettingen
1957-1962 Post Doc, University of Hamburg
1962-1965 Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego
1963 Habilitation, University of Hamburg
1972-1973 Doherty Professor, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
1974-1975 Professor of Geophysics, University of Hamburg
1975-1999 Director, Max Planck Institute of Geophysics
since 1999 Director emeritus; Vice Chairman, European Climate Forum


American Geophysical Union
European Academy
European Geophysical Union
Swedish Academy of Science


Hasselmann, K.: Stochastic climate models, Part 1: Theory. Tellus, Vol. 28, pp. 473 - 485, 1976
Hasselmann, K., et al.: The Callenge of Long-term Climate Change, Science, 302, 1923-1925, 2003
Michael Weber, Volker Barth, Klaus Hasselmann: A Multi-Actor Dynamic. Integrated Assesment Model (MADIAM) of Induced Technological Change and Sustainable Economic Growth, Ecological Economics, 54, 306-327, 2005
Hasselmann, K.: Simulating human behavior in macroeconomic models applied to climate change. Dahlem Conference "Is there a mathematics of social entities", Berlin, 14-19 December, 2008


Sverdrup Medal, American Meteorological Union, 1971
Förderpreis für die Europäische Wissenschaft, Körber-Stiftung, Hamburg, 1990
Symons Memorial Medal, Royal Meteorological Society, 1997
Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal, European Geophysical Society, 2002