Katsumasa Tanaka

Katsumasa Tanaka joined IIASA on conclusion of his Ph.D. in Geophysics at the International Max Planck Research School in Hamburgof.

While at IIASA, Katsumasa worked on an inverse estimation of the global carbon cycle, atmospheric chemistry, and climate system. He was particularly interested in climate sensitivity and its learning aspect to get an insight into the uncertainty in future climate projections.

Tanaka received his PhD in Meteorology, 2007, from the International Max Planck Institute for Earth Systems Modelling (IMPRS-ESM, Hamburg, Germany).

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Funding: IIASA Postdoctoral Program

Nationality: Japanese

Program: Population and Climate Change Program (World Population Program)

Dates: April 2007 – December 2009

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