About me

A short bio

My Name is Jörg (or Joerg) Steinkamp, a ‘J’ followed by 4 letters and a ‘S’ followed by 8 letters, therefore my domain is called J4S8. Currently I work as a Linux administrator at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz responsible for scientific data management. Before I was employed at Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Reserch Centre in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, working as a scientist on vegetation modeling with the Dynamic Global Vegetation Model (DGVM) LPJ-GUESS. [Read More]


Jobs 2018 – present: Linux administrator Employer: Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany 2011 – 2018: Scientist (PostDoc) Employer: Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Reserch Centre, Frankfurt/Main, Germany Supervisor: Prof. T. Hickler Education 2011: Dr. rer. nat. in Geography Title: Global simulated soil biogenic nitric oxide (NO) emissions: Impact, improvement and innovation Grade: magna cum laude URN: urn:nbn:de:hebis:77-28549 2007 – 2011: PhD student Employer: Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany International Max Planck Research School for Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (IMPRS-ACP) stipend Supervisors: Prof. [Read More]


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I use the server-logs for statistics and anonymize the client IP by removing the last byte (or 8 bits).


Google scholar    ORCID Peer-reviewed articles Pan, S., Yang, J., Tian, H., Shi, H., Chang, J., Ciais, P., Francois, L., Frieler, K., Fu, B., Hickler, T., Ito, A., Nishina, K., Ostberg, S., Reyer, C.P.O., Schaphoff, S., Steinkamp, J., Zhao, F. (2020): Climate Extreme Versus Carbon Extreme: Responses of Terrestrial Carbon Fluxes to Temperature and Precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125, e2019JG005252. DOI:10.1029/2019JG005252 Pugh, T.A.M., Rademacher, T., Shafer, S. [Read More]