Christian Wengel

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2018 Ph. D. in Meteorology/Physical Oceanography, GEOMAR Kiel, Germany
  • 2015 M. Sc. in Climate Physics Kiel University, Germany
  • 2012 B. Sc. in Physics of the Earth System, Kiel University, Germany
Work Experience
  • 2019-present: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IBS Center for Climate Physics, Busan, Korea
  • 2018: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, GEOMAR Kiel, Germany
  • 2015-2018: Research Assistant, GEOMAR Kiel, Germany
Fellowships, Awards, and Honors
  • 2018: Award for an outstanding dissertation at GEOMAR during the academic year 2017/2018
  • 2016: ISOS research fellowship for an international research stay during the PhD
Research Interests
  • Tropical climate variability and change
  • Climate modeling and Model Intercomparison
  • El Niño/Southern Oscillation

7. T. Bayr, D.I.V. Domeisen, and C. Wengel (2019): The effect of the equatorial Pacific cold SST bias on simulated ENSO teleconnections to the North Pacific and California. Climate Dynamics,

6. T. Bayr, C. Wengel, M. Latif, D. Dommenget, J. Lübbecke, and W. Park (2018): Error Compensation of ENSO Atmospheric Feedbacks in Climate Models and its Influence on Simulated ENSO Dynamics. Climate Dynamics,

5. C. Wengel, M. Latif, W. Park, J. Harlaß, and T. Bayr (2018): Eastern equatorial Pacific sea surface temperature annual cycle in the Kiel Climate Model: Simulation benefits from enhancing atmospheric resolution. Climate Dynamics, 52: 1983.

4. C. Wengel, D. Dommenget, M. Latif, T. Bayr, and A. Vijayeta (2018): What controls ENSO-amplitude diversity in climate models? Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 1989– 1996.

3. T. Bayr, M. Latif, D. Dommenget, C. Wengel, J. Harlaß, and W. Park (2018): Mean-State Dependence of ENSO Atmospheric Feedbacks in Climate Models. Climate Dynamics, 50: 3171. 

2. S. Khon, B. Schneider, M. Latif, W. Park, C. Wengel (2018): Evolution of Eastern Equatorial Pacific Seasonal and Interannual Variability during the Holocene and Eemian from Model Simulations. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 9843–9851.

1. C. Wengel, M. Latif, W. Park, J. Harlaß, and T. Bayr (2018): Seasonal ENSO phase locking in the Kiel Climate Model: The importance of the equatorial cold sea surface temperature bias. Climate Dynamics, 50: 901.