Short CV/Education and training

  • 1987
    Diplom degree in meteorology, University of Hamburg, Germany

  • 1990

  • 1990 – 1996
    Postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

  • 1996 – 1998
    Research associate, University of Hamburg

  • 1998
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification)

  • 1999 – 2004
    Heisenberg programme of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Since 2004
    Senior scientist and deputy director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

Selected publications

  • von Storch, J.-S.: On the reddest atmospheric modes and the forcings of the spectra of these modes. In: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 56, 1999. pp. 1614-1626.

  • von Storch, J.-S.: How do surface torques affect the global atmospheric angular momenta? In: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 58, 2001. pp. 1995-1999.

  • von Storch, J.-S.: On statistical dissipation in GCM-climate. In: Climate Dynamics 23, 2004. pp. 1-15.

  • von Storch, J.-S., H. Sasaki, J. Marotzke: Wind-generated Power Input to the Deep Ocean: an Estimate Using a 1/10 degree General Circulation Model. In: J. Phys. Oceanogr. 37, 2007. pp. 657-672.

  • von Storch, J.-S.: Towards climate prediction: Interannual potential predictability due to an increase in CO2 concentration as diagnosed from an ensemble of AO-GCM integrations. In: Journal of Climate 21, 2008. pp. 4607-4628.

Selected projects

  • Director of the STORM consortium project, whose goal is to simulate the present-day climate and future climate changes with the highest resolution possible

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the editorial board of Ocean Dynamics

  • Member of the editorial board of The Open Atmospheric

  • Science journal


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