Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research

Johann Philipp Klages

Winner 2021 2021 Physical Sciences

Johann Philipp Klages is a marine geologist in the “Marine Geology” section at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Bremerhaven, Germany. He studied at the Universities of Würzburg and Kiel and completed his doctoral studies at the University of Bremen, the AWI, and the British Antarctic Survey (UK). He reconstructs the ice sheet and climate history of Antarctica from millions of years to the present day in order to better evaluate today’s changes and to make simulations of future developments more reliable. He teaches at the University of Bremen.

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