Dr. Henryk Dobslaw

Funktion und Aufgaben:

Head of Research Group "Atmosphere-Hydrosphere Dynamics"

Wissenschaftliche Interessen:

  • High-frequency mass transport processes in atmosphere, oceans, and the continental hydrosphere
  • Numerical simulations of mass variability phenomena, in particular in relation to the ocean general circulation
  • Atmospheric tides and their oceanic response
  • Separation of high-frequency geophysical signals from geodetic observations


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  • Project "Independent Generation of Earth Orientation Parameters" funded by the European Space Agency (ESA), since 2017
  • Project "Atmosphere-Induced Short Period Variations of Earth Rotation" jointly funded by the Austrian Research Council (FWF) and the German Research Council (DFG), 2015 -- 2018
  • Project "Updating ESA's Earth System Model for Gravity Mission Simulation Studies" funded by the European Space Agency (ESA), 2013 -- 2015
  • Coordinated Project "Realisation of the GRACE-FO Satellite Mission" funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), sub-project "De-Aliasing of Atmosphere and Ocean Mass Variability", 2013 -- 2015
  • Research Programme "Decadal Climate Predictions" funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), sub-project "Geodetic Satellite Observations for Climate Model Validation", 2011 -- 2015
  • Priority Programme "Mass Transport and Distribution in the Earth System" funded by the German Research Council (DFG), sub-project "Improved Modelling of Non-Tidal Mass Variations for Optimized Gravity Field Analysis", 2011 -- 2013


  • 2007: Bernd Rendel Prize, awarded by German Research Council
Henryk Dobslaw
Dr. Henryk Dobslaw
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