Antje Weisheimer

Senior Scientist
Research Department, Earth System Predictability Section, Long Range


Antje is a senior research scientist interested in model-based weather and climate forecasts and the uncertainties associated with them.

Professional interests:
  • Predictability in the Earth System on a range of time scales from days to weeks, months, seasons and longer
  • Model uncertainties in weather and climate forecasts
  • Seamless prediction of weather and climate
  • Multi-decadal changes in forecast skill 
Career background:
  • Diploma in Meteorology, Humboldt University Berlin, 1991-1996
  • PhD in Atmospheric Physics, University of Potsdam, Germany, 1996-2000
  • PostDoc at Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AW), Potsdam, Germany, 2000-2002
  • Marie-Curie Fellowship at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE), 2002-2003
  • Assistant Professor at Meteorological Institute, Free University Berlin, 2003-2005
  • Scientist at Predictability Section at ECMWF, since 2005 (since 2011 60% part-time)
  • Senior Research Fellow at National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS), University of Oxford, Physics Department, since 2011 (40% part-time)
External recognitions