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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Petra Seibert
retired / former staff member

Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien


Curr. Vitae

2014 - Associated Professor
2012 - 2014 Professor of theoretical meteorology at University of Vienna (temporary)
2001 - 2001 Visiting scientist at the Canadian Meteorological Centre
2000 - Habilitation in meteorology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU)
1996 - 2004 Scientist, Institute of Meteorology and Physics (Inst. of Meteorology), University of Agricultural Sciences (University of Natural Resources & Applied Life Sciences) Vienna
1993 - 1993 Visiting scientist at Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
1986 - 1996 Research fellow, Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Vienna
1985 - Dr. phil. (meteorology), University of Innsbruck

Statistik Austria, science classification

climatology; meteorology; environmental research; computer-aided simulation; Peace studies;


environmental meteorology; boundary-layer meteorology; mountain meteorology; Fortran, LaTeX, python; synoptic climatology; inverse modelling; nuclear risks; Transport and dispersion modelling (FLEXPART);

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2014 - INRAG International Nuclear Risk Assessment Group
2012 -2020 Advisory Board, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg
2009 -2014 Steering Committee of the ESF Research Networking Programme TTORCH (Tall TOwer and surface Research Network for verification of Climate relevant emissions of Human origin in Europe)
2005 - International Commission on History of Meteorology
2005 -2012 Staff council of the scientific staff of BOKU
deputy head
1999 - Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO/PrepCom) Working group B
mandate as expert

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2000 -2009 Koryphäe – Medium für feministische Naturwissenschaft und Technik: Mitglied des Redaktionsteams; Homepage:
Editorial Board Member

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2020 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Universität Hamburg Professur für naturwissenschaftliche Friedens- und Konfliktforschung

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2012 High Resolution Modelling in Complex Terrain
2011 AGU Chapman Conference on Advances in Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere
Member of the Organisation Committee
2006 Vienna Workshop of the independent Group of Scientific Experts (iGSE) on the detection of clandestine nuclear-weapons-usable materials production
Member of the Organisation Committee
2003 Tagung Naturwissenschaft und Internationale Sicherheit
2000 Informal Workshop on Meteorological Modelling in Support of CTBT Verification
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