Prof. Dr. Christian Bernhofer © Lassig

Mr Prof. Dr. Christian Bernhofer

Director of the Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology

Organization Name

Chair of Meteorology

Chair of Meteorology

Address work

Visitors address:

Stöckhardt-Bau, Room 108, Registration in the secretariat Pienner Straße 23

01737 Tharandt

work Tel.
+49 351 463-31340
fax Fax
+49 351 463-31302

Curriculum vitae

1973 - 1980 Student of meteorology and botany, University Vienna , Austria
1977 – 1980 PhD studies at the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University Vienna
1980 PhD in Philosophy (Dr. phil.)
1980 – 1982 Employee at the Austrian Weather Service, Vienna
1982 - 1993 Assistant professor, Institute of Meteorology and Physics,
University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, (BOKU), Vienna
1983 Fulbright fellow (Ft. Collins, Colo., USA)
1993 Habilitation and venia legendi for Applied Meteorology
1993 Professor and Head of Meteorology, Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology, Technische Universität Dresden
1997 – 2009 Dean of Studies, Hydro Sciences, TU Dresden
since 2003 Spokesman of the Dresden Water Centre, TU Dresden
since 2009 Dean Faculty of Environmental Sciences, TU Dresden
since 2010 Director, Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology, TU Dresden

Current research topics

Regional Climate and Climate Change, Water and carbon budgets, Land use and climate feedbacks

Honorary posts

Member of the Editorial boards of Theoretical and Applied Climatology and of Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Spokesman of the Dresden Water Centre

Dean Faculty of Environmental Sciences, TU Dresden



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