Jan Esper

Esper_260Univ. Prof.

Head of Unit
Institute of Geography
Room 02-283
Phone: + 49 6131 3923771
E-mail: marg@uni-mainz.de

- consultation upon agreement -

Biographical data

 

Position

 

  • Professor, Department of Geography, Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany 2010 -
  • Head of Dendro Sciences Division, WSL ETH Domain, Birmensdorf, Switzerland 2006 – 2009
  • Research Scientist, WSL ETH Domain, Birmensdorf, Switzerland 2001 – 2006
  • Postdoc, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University, New York, USA 2000 – 2001
  • Associate Researcher, Department of Geography University of Bonn, Germany 1999 – 2000
  • Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography University of Bonn, Germany 1995 – 1999

 

Education

 

  • Habilitation in Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland 2005
  • Ph.D. in Geography, University of Bonn, Germany 1999
  • Diploma in Geography, University of Bonn, Germany 1995

 

Research Interests

 

  • Global Climate Change
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Vegetation Dynamics

TEACHING

 

Summer 2014

 

  • On sabbatical

 

Teaching Winter 2013/14

 

  • M1/M1ED Course: Introduction into the Physical Geography I (Climate Geography)
  • M18 Course: Lecture Series
  • M1-MSc Lecture Series I + Lecture
  • M11-MSc Project Workshop: Environment Archives & Archaeology