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Hans von Storch

Hans von Storch is a retired director of the Institute of Coastal Research of the Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht. He is (retired) professor at Hamburg University and the Ocean University of China. Active projects are at this time the history of climate sciences in Hamburg, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Sciences - and oceanic downscaling (dealing with eddies in the South China Sea).

Global Re-analysis Of Regional Atmospheric Variability

Since the early times of weather prediction, a by-product was now-casting – determining the state of the atmosphere at day “0”. Using various observations of meteorological variables such as wind direction and speed, temperature and pressure, “synoptic weather maps” were […]