Michael MAYER
Mag. Dr.


Althanstraße 14 (UZA II), 1090 Vienna
Roomnumber: 2G546
T: +43-1-4277-537 17

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2018 - Postdoc at the IMGW (Teilzeit)

Since 2017 - Scientist at ECMWF

2014 - 2017 Postdoc at the IMGW (Theoretische Meteorologie)

2010 - 2014 Doctoral Student in the group of Theoretical Meteorology; Title of PhD thesis: Low-frequency variability in global energy budgets, Supervisor: Prof. Leopold Haimberger

02/2011 - 07/2011 ASP Visiting Graduate Student, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) (Colorado, USA)

2004 - 2010 Studies in Meteorology at the University of Vienna; Diploma thesis Corrected energy fluxes as evaluated from reanalysis data, Supervisor: Prof. Leo Haimberger

Research Interests

  • Quantification of the global atmospheric and oceanic energy budget
  • Variability and trends of energy budgets related to large-scale climate anomalies (e.g. El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO)) and climate change
  • Reanalyses and other energy budget-related datasets such as radiation and precipitation

Recent Publications

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Balan-Sarojini B, Tietsche S, Mayer M, Balmaseda M, Zuo H, de Rosnay P et al. Year-round Impact of Winter Sea Ice Thickness Observations on Seasonal Forecasts. Cryosphere. 2021 Jan 26;15(1):325-344. doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-325-2021

von Schuckmann K, Cheng L, Palmer MD, Hansen J, Tassone C, Aich V et al. Heat stored in the Earth system: where does the energy go? Earth System Science Data. 2020 Sep 7;12:2013–2041. doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-2013-2020

Haimberger L, Mayer M, Schenzinger V, Hersbach H. Upper air winds. In State of the Climate in 2018. Vol. Vol. 100, No. 9,. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2019 doi.org/10.1175/2019BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

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