Dr Juliane Schwendike

Dr Juliane Schwendike


Juliane Schwendike is an associate professor in Meteorology. Juliane’s work focusses on the dynamics of tropical cyclones, the predictability of tropical cyclones in global and convection-permitting ensemble simulations, the link between African easterly waves and convection, local Hadley and Walker circulations, and the impact of the MJO on these circulations.


  • Director of the Centre for Environmental Modelling And Computation (CEMAC)

Research interests

Current projects include:

  • WCSSP SE Asia: FORecasting for SouthEast Asia  (FORSEA)
  • Huracán: HUrricane Risk Amplification and Changing North Atlantic Natural disasters
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  • PhD Meteorology, 2010, Karlsruhe Institut of Technology, Germany
  • Diplom Meteorology, 2006, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany

Professional memberships

  • Member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • Member of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS)
  • Member of the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)

Research groups and institutes

  • Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science
  • Atmospheric and Cloud Dynamics

Current postgraduate researchers

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