My research focuses on the variability of the Atlantic Ocean on seasonal to longer timer scales. I am investigating changes of temperature, salinity and biogeochemical components like oxygen and how they are related to variations in the large-scale ocean circulation and climate modes.
Active research projects:
iAtlantic – Integrated Assessment of Atlantic Marine Ecosystems in Space and Time: http://www.iatlantic.eu/
CLASS – Climate Linked Atlantic Sector Science: https://projects.noc.ac.uk/class-project/
Burmeister, K., Luebbecke, J. F.,Brandt, P., Claus, M., & Hahn, J. (2020). Fluctuations of the Atlantic North Equatorial Undercurrent and associated changes in oxygen transports. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL088350. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088350
Burmeister, K., Lübbecke, J. F., Brandt, P., & Duteil, O. (2019). Interannual variability of the Atlantic North Equatorial Undercurrent and its impact on oxygen. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014760
Burmeister, K., P. Brandt, and J. F. Lübbecke (2016), Revisiting the cause of the eastern equatorial Atlantic cold event in 2009. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121, https://doi.org/10.1002/ 2016JC011719