Dr. Sascha Willmes

  • Evironmental Scientist (Dipl.)
  • M.C.Sc. Computer Sciences

Research and Teaching Associate


Campus-II, room F-48 (open doors)

fon: +49(0)651- 201 4630
fax: +49(0)651- 201 3817
E-Mail: Sascha Willmes

Research Topics

  • Climate and meteorology of the polar regions
  • Sea ice in the climate system
  • Scientific programming and geoinformatics
  • Remote sensing, satellite meteorology and digital image processing
  • Web mapping, Machine learning, Data visualization, Data Science




- Wendisch et al. (2022): Atmospheric and Surface Processes, and Feedback Mechanisms Determining Arctic Amplification: A Review of First Results and Prospects of the (AC)3 Project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, (published online ahead of print 2022), https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0218.1.

- Creamean et al. (2022): Annual cycle observations of aerosols capable of ice formation in central Arctic clouds, Nature Communications, 13, 3537.



Lectures and courses

  • Basics of mathematics and physics for geoscientists
  • Introduction to scientific programming and data analysis
  • Environmental assessment concepts
  • Basics of statistics
  • Methods of environmental measurements
  • Scientific literature seminar
  • Kartographic project study
  • Remote Sensing and Monitoring in Meteorology
  • Surface Vegetation Atmosphere Transfer (SVAT) modeling
  • Climate geography




  • Circum-Antarctic sea-ice lead frequencies and regional distribution from satellite imagery (DFG), 2017-2020

  • CATS - The Changing Arctic Transpolar System (BMBF), 2017-2020: Monitoring of sea-ice properties and ice production (multi-sensor satellite remote sensing)