Frederik Schenk

PhD, climate researcher

Portrait of Frederik Schenk

Phone +46 11 495 84 26 
Skype: frederik.schenk
Research Gate ID: Frederik Schenk
ORCID: 0000-0002-4768-9832

Fields of work

  • Global climate modelling and decadal climate predictions
  • Large-scale atmospheric circulation and teleconnections
  • Natural climate variability, extreme events and future changes
  • Abrupt climate change and paleoclimatology
  • Focus on northern hemisphere, North Atlantic and Europe

Research Interests

  • Understand drivers of mean state anomalies, extremes and their predictability
  • Study abrupt climate shifts in the past to better predict future impacts
  • Analyse the added-value of high model resolutions to improve physical processes

Special competences

Research Area co-leader at the Bolin Centre for Climate Research, Stockholm University for “historical to millennial climate variability”; Steering Committee Vice-Chair for ArcticAvenue on Arctic research at Stockholm and Helsinki University; project member in EUCP and ARCPATH (decadal prediction at SMHI), long-term changes in Swedish storminess (Stockholm University); monsoon projects for the Neotropics of central America (TU Braunschweig) and SE-Asia (Stockholm University), Arctic-Siberian climate change (University of Potsdam)