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Professor Joachim Ribbe

Professor Joachim Ribbe
Name Joachim Ribbe
Position Honorary Professor
Section School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
Qualifications DipOceanography Hamburg , MSc Sydney , PhD Flinders
Languages German (non accredited translator)
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes) ( 040105 )
  • Physical Oceanography ( 040503 )
  • Climate Change Processes ( 040104 )
  • Climate Change Processes ( 370201 )
  • Physical Oceanography ( 370803 )
  • Climatology ( 370202 )
  • Oceanography ( 370800 )
  • Climate Change Science ( 370200 )

Research interests
ocean and climate processes; climate variability; ocean modelling; ocean's role within the climate system; coastal ocean circulation

Professional memberships
Australian Meteorological and Oceanography Society
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Meeresforschung
Royal Society of Queensland

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Applied Climate Sciences (CACS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
CLI1110 Weather and Climate
CLI2201 Climate Change and Variability
CLI3301 Environmental and Climate Risk Assessment
CLI3302 Adaptation to Climate Change
CLI8204 Global Environmental Systems
CLI8205 Climate and Sustainability
CLI8001 Climate Risk
CLI8002 Climate Human and Environmental Health
CLI8003 Climate Food Water and Energy Security

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
22 Years

Research most recent
Heidemann, H, Ribbe, J, 2019: Marine heat waves and the influence of El Nino off southeast Queensland, Australia. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(56), doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00056.
Azis Ismail, M. F., Ribbe, J., 2019: Cross-shelf exchanges due to frontal eddies along a western boundary current. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science,
Ribbe, J., Toaspern, L., Wolff, J.-O., Azis Ismail, M.F., 2018: Frontal Eddies Along a Western Boundary Current. Continental Shelf Research 165, 51-59.

Research most notable
Brieva, D., Ribbe, J., Lemckert, C., 2015. Is the East Australian Current Causing A Marine Ecological Hot Spot and An Important Fisheries near Fraser Island, Australia? Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science. 153, 121-134. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2014.12.012. Q1
Gräwe, U., Wolff, J.-O., Ribbe, J., 2010. Impact of Climate Variability on an East Australian Bay. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science. 86, 247-257.
You, Y, Huber, M., Müller, D., Poulsen, C., J. Ribbe 2009. Simulation of the Middle Miocene Climate Optimum: Implications for future climate. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L04702.
Cai, W., Shi, G., Cowan, T., Bi. D., Ribbe, J. 2005. The response of the southern annual mode, the East Australian Current, and the southern mid-latitude ocean circulation to global warming. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L23706.
Ribbe, J. 2004. The southern supplier. Nature. 427, 23-24.
Ribbe, J. and Holloway, P. E. 2001. Modeling Sediment Transport By Internal Tides. Continental Shelf Research, 21(4), 395-422.

Publications in ePrints

Heidemann, Hanna and Ribbe, JoachimORCID: and Cowan, Tim and Henley, Benjamin J. and Pudmenzky, Christa and Stone, Roger and Cobon, David H. (2022) The Influence of Interannual and Decadal Indo-Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Variability on Australian Monsoon Rainfall. Journal of Climate, 35 (1). pp. 425-444. ISSN 0894-8755

Azis Ismail, M. F. and Ribbe, J.ORCID: and Arifin, T. and Taofiqurohman, A. and Anggoro, D. (2021) A census of eddies in the tropical eastern boundary of the Indian Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 126 (6):e2021JC017204. ISSN 2169-9275

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Katharina and Szkolka, Wojciech and de Szoeke, Simon P. and Tarot, Stephane and Tetoni, Eleni and Thompson, Elizabeth and Thomson, Jim and Tomassini, Lorenzo and Totems, Julien and Ubele, Alma Anna and Villiger, Leonie and von Arx, Jan and Wagner, Thomas and Walther, Andi and Webber, Ben and Wendisch, Manfred and Whitehall, Shanice and Wiltshire, Anton and Wing, Allison A. and Wirth, Martin and Wiskandt, Jonathan and Wolf, Kevin and Worbes, Ludwig and Wright, Ethan and Wulfmeyer, Volker and Young, Shanea and Zhang, Chidong and Zhang, Dongxiao and Ziemen, Florian and Zinner, Tobias and Zoger, Martin (2021) EUREC4A. Earth System Science Data, 13 (8). pp. 4067-4119. ISSN 1866-3508

Lisonbee, Joel ORCID: and Ribbe, JoachimORCID: (2021) Seasonal climate influences on the timing of the Australian monsoon onset. Weather and Climate Dynamics, 2 (2). pp. 489-506.

Lisonbee, Joel ORCID: and Ribbe, JoachimORCID: and Wheeler, Matthew (2020) Defining the Australian monsoon onset: a systematic review. Progress in Physical Geography, 44 (3). pp. 398-418. ISSN 0309-1333

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes) ( 040105 )
  • Physical Oceanography ( 040503 )
  • Climate Change Processes ( 040104 )
  • Climate Change Processes ( 370201 )
  • Physical Oceanography ( 370803 )
  • Climatology ( 370202 )
  • Oceanography ( 370800 )
  • Climate Change Science ( 370200 )