Andreas Hoy joined SEI Tallinn in October 2020. He currently works on creating a framework for a better accessibility of European climate data for non-expert users (e.g., SEED project ClimVis Europe). He also supports climate risk analysis in the Baltic Sea region.
His research and topics of interests include the evaluation of extreme weather and climate events in the context of climate change, the quality and homogeneity of long-term data series, variability and changes of atmospheric circulation effects, analysis of climate change impacts and possibilities to adapt, climate communication and the visualisation of climate data.
Andreas holds a PhD degree in Climatology/Geoecology from TU Bergakademie Freiberg/Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Centre (Germany) and a diploma in Business Administration from HTW Dresden (Germany). He is a member of the German Meteorological Society. After his PhD, Andreas briefly worked as a consultant for the College of Natural Resources in Bhutan and developed concept and curriculum of the country’s first B.Sc on environmental and climate studies there. Afterwards, he worked for the German regional environment authorities of Saxony and (still affiliated) Hesse on topics related to climate change, impact, adaptation and communication. His scientific activities also link him to the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and the University of Tartu (Estonia).