Manuel Dienst

Ph.D. StudentDienst_Manuel_174

Subject: Urban climate/Anthropogenic influence in long 
temperature series
Institute of Geography
Room 02-261
Phone: + 49 6131 39 22769

Consultation hours: Thursdays 14h-16h or upon agreement,
during semester break upon agreement only


Biographical data


  • Since 04/2015 Research Assistant and Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, Climatology Unit, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
  • 03/2015 - Master of Science - Thesis: "Anthropogenic influence in long temperature series from the small towns Geisenheim and Haparanda"
  • 10/2012 - 03/2015 Studies of climate and environmental change (M.Sc.), Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
  • 09/2012 - Bachelor of Science - Thesis: "Die Auswirkungen der Schafbeweidung auf die Phosphorgehalte und die mikrobielle Atmung des Bodens an einem Standort in SW-Grönland"
  • 10/2009 - 09/2012 Studies in Geography (B.Sc.), Georg-August-University, Göttingen




    "Anthropogenic influence in long temperature series from the small towns Geisenheim (DEU) and Haparanda (SWE)"



Dienst M, Lindén J, Esper J (in press): Determination of the urban heat island intensity in villages and its connection to land cover in three European climate zones. Climate Research.

Klippel L, Krusic PJ, Brandes R, Hartl C, Belmecheri S, Dienst M, Esper J (2018) A 1286-year hydro-climate reconstruction for the Balkan Peninsula. Boreas, doi: 10.1111/bor. 12320. (Klippel_2018_Boreas.pdf)

Knerr I, Dienst M, Lindén J, Dobrovolný P, Geletič J, Bünten U, Esper J (in review) Addressing the relocation bias in a long temperature record by means of land cover assessment. Theoretical and applied climatology.


Dienst M, Lindén J, Engström E, Esper J (2017) Removing the relocation bias from the 155-year Haparanda temperature record in Northern Europe. International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.4981. (Dienst_2017_IJC.pdf) (Description.txt) (HAP_corrected_timeseries.txt)




      • Summer 2018:
              • M5/M2-ED Course: To work scientifically B
              • M11-ED: Field work experience: Empiric field work "Urban Climate"

        Summer 2017:

              • M11/M9-ED: Regional Seminar and exkursion "Netherlands"
              • M11-ED: Field work experience: Empiric field work "Urban Climate"

        Winter 2016/17:

              • M1-M1ED Seminar: Physical Geography I (Climate Geography) B,C,D

        Summer 2016:

              • M11ED- Empiric field work: Urban Climate

        Winter 2015/16:

              • M1-M1ED Seminar: Physical Geography I (Climate Geography)