Short CV/Education and training

  • 2002
    M.S. in Mathematics, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

  • 2003 – 2006
    Ph.D. student at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany

  • 2007
    Ph.D. in Physics, University Potsdam (summa cum laude)

  • 2006 – 2007
    Research Assistant at University of Toronto, Atmospheric Physics

  • 2007 – 2009
    Visiting Fellowship in a Canadian Government Laboratory at the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

  • 2009 – 2015
    Postdoctoral Fellow at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

  • 2015 – 2020
    Emmy Noether Research Group Leader at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR), Kiel, Germany

Selected publications

  • Tegtmeier, S., Hegglin, M. I., Anderson, J., Funke, B., Gille, J., Jones, A., Smith, L. L., von Clarmann, T., and Walker, K. A.: The SPARC Data Initiative: A comparison of CFC-11, CFC-12, HF and SF6 climatologies from international limb satellite sounders, accepted at Earth System Science Data, doi:10.5194/essdd-8-759-2015, 2016.

  • Tegtmeier, S., Ziska, F., Pisso, I., Quack, B., Velders, G. J. M., Yang, X., and Krüger, K.: Oceanic bromoform emissions weighted by their ozone depletion potential, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13647-13663, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13647-2015.

  • Lennartz, S. T., Krysztofiak, G., Marandino, C. A., Sinnhuber, B.-M., Tegtmeier, S., Ziska, F., Hossaini, R., Krüger, K., Montzka, S. A., Atlas, E., Oram, D. E., Keber, T., Bönisch, H., and Quack, B.: Modelling marine emissions and atmospheric distributions of halocarbons and dimethyl sulfide: the influence of prescribed water concentration vs. prescribed emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11753-11772, doi:10.5194/acp-15-11753-2015, 2015.

  • Hegglin, M. I., D. A. Plummer, T. G. Shepherd, J. F. Scinocca, J. Anderson, L. Froidevaux, B. Funke, D. Hurst, A. Rozanov, J. Urban, T. von Clarmann, K. A. Walker, R. Wang, S. Tegtmeier, and K. Weigel, Vertical structure of stratospheric water vapour trends derived from merged satellite data , Nature Geoscience, 7 (10). pp. 768-776. ISSN 1752-0894 doi: 10.1038/ngeo2236, 2014.

  • Rex, M., Wohltmann, I., Ridder, T., Lehmann, R., Rosenlof, K., Wennberg, P., Weisenstein, D., Notholt, J., Krüger, K., Mohr, V., and Tegtmeier, S.: A Tropical West Pacific OH minimum and implications for stratospheric composition, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 4827-4841, doi:10.5194/acp-14-4827-2014, 2014.

  • Tegtmeier, S., Hegglin, M. I., Anderson, J., Bourassa, A., Brohede, S., Degenstein, D., Froidevaux, L., Fuller, R., Funke, B., Gille, J., Jones, A., Kasai, Y., Kyröla, E., Lingenfelser, G., Lumpe, J., Nardi, B., Neu, J., Pendlebury, D., Remsberg, E., Rozanov, A., Smith, L. L., Toohey, M., Urban, J., von Clarmann, T., Walker, K. A., and Wang, R.: The SPARC Data Initiative: A comparison of ozone climatologies from international satellite limb sounders, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 12,229–12,247, 2013.

  • Toohey, M., Hegglin, M. I., Tegtmeier, S., and the SPARC Data Initiatve team, Characterizing potential sample biases in the trace gas climatologies of the SPARC Data Initiative, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 2013.

  • Tegtmeier, S., Krüger, K., Quack, B., Atlas, E., Blake, D. R., Boenisch, H., Engel, A., Hepach, H., Hossaini, R., Navarro, M. A., Raimund, S., Sala, S., Shi, Q., and

    Ziska, F. (2013), The contribution of oceanic methyl iodide to stratospheric iodine, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11869-11886, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11869-2013.

  • Hegglin, M. I., Tegtmeier, S., and the SPARC Data Initiatve team, SPARC Data Initiative: Comparison of water vapor climatologies from international limb satellite sounders, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50752, 2013.

  • Marandino, C. A., Tegtmeier, S., Krüger, K., Zindler, C., Atlas, E. L., Moore, F., Bange, H. W., Dimethylsulphide (DMS) emissions from the western Pacific Ocean: a potential marine source for stratospheric sulphur?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 8427-8437, 2013.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Leader of an Emmy Noether Independent Junior Research Group on ‘A New Threat to the Stratospheric Ozone Layer from Anthropogenic Very Short-lived Halocarbons’, 2015 – 2020

  • Co-leader of the SPARC Data Initiative (SDI) on Atmospheric Trace Gas observations, 2009 – 2016

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Co-Organizer of the ''Composition measurements in the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere (UTLS)'' workshop in Geneva, Switzerland, 2016

  • SPARC representative at the WCRP Data Advisory Council (WDAC) Darmstadt, Germany, 2015 – 2018

  • Science team member of the SPARC Reanalysis/analysis Intercomparison Project, 2012 – 2019

  • Co-lead of the expert team on Stratospheric satellite data for improved model evaluation and process studies (ongoing), 2009 – 2017

  • Science team member of TransBrom and SHIVA (Stratospheric ozone: halogen impacts in a varying atmosphere, EU FP7) projects, 2009 – 2012

  • SPARC representative at the GCOS Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate (AOPC), 2011

  • SPARC representative at the WCRP Observations and Assimilation Panel (WOAP), 2010

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married, two children (born 2007, 2011)


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