Stefan Wolff is a meteorologist and an atmospheric scientist working in the Amazon rain forest since 2010. In the ATTO project (Amazon Tall Tower Observatory) he works as a scientist and being the representative of the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry (MPIC) – Mainz / Germany at the National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA) – Manaus / Brazil since 2016. His main research focusses in reactive trace gas processes within and above the Amazon rainforest.
He did his master degree at the University of Hannover and his PhD at INPA/UEA. Dr. Wolff is co-founder of the ATTO community project, a strong collaboration between the ATTO project and the communities based at the near Uatumã river. Regarding the outreach of science in the Amazon rainforest, he has been in touch with various media and journalists during the last years, supporting and participating in several documentations, press articles, radio broadcasts and podcasts. Dr. Wolff is co-founder of the Latin American Early Career Scientists Network (LAECESS) and has been the iLEAPS ECS chair between 2019 and 2021.