Manuel Dienst

Dr. rer. nat.Dienst_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 , 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, Saladié O, Esper J (in review) Detection and elimination of UHI effects in long temperature records from villages – A case study from Tivissa, Spain. Urban Climate.

Dienst M, Lindén J, Esper J (2018) Determination of the urban heat island intensity in villages and its connection to land cover in three European climate zones. Climate Research 76, 1-15. (Dienst_2018_ClimRes.pdf)

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)




  • Winter 2018/19:
          • M1/M1ED Climate Geography D
          • M1/M1ED Climate Geography E
          • M11ED GP: Empiric field work 2


    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)