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Florian Börgel

Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung
Seestrasse 15
D-18119 Rostock
+49 381 5197 0
+49 381 5197 440


Hey, my name is Florian and I am a PhD student at the Institute for Baltic Sea Research. During my PhD I will focus on the long-term variability in the Baltic Sea. This helps to understand changes of the Baltic Sea ecosystem. While I will likely focus on the Baltic Sea I hope that I can apply my findings to other coastal oceans, too. Semi-enclosed seas like the Baltic Sea respond very sensitive and fast to atmospheric changes e.g. global warming. This helps to predict changes to other coastal oceans.


  • climate variability and climate sensitivity of the Baltic Sea
  • coupled physical-biogeochemical modeling to study the marine ecosystem in past climates
  • sea ice modeling
  • ice-ocean model inter-comparison
  • paleoclimate studies of the Baltic Sea
  • longterm trends in the Baltic Sea


  • Data handling
  • Multi regression analysis for data prediction
  • Wavelet analysis
  • Network analysis
  • Cluster analysis
  • EOF

Scientific presentations:

  • Create your own #SciComm-Bot, Speaker at Forum Wissenschaftskommunikation, 07-09/11/2018
  • The Impact of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on Baltic Sea Variability, Speaker at the Baltic Earth Conference, 11-15/06/2018
  • The Influence of Sea Ice on Baltic Inflows, Poster session at Baltic Sea Science Congress, 12-16/06/2017


Börgel, F., C. Frauen, T. Neumann, S. Schimanke, and H. E. M. Meier. (2018), Impact of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on Baltic Sea variability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45.