Anja Katzenberger

Doctoral Researcher



Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


In  2021, I started my PhD in climate physics on abrupt monsoon transitions with Prof. Dr. Anders Levermann and Dr. Jacob Schewe. In my research, I particularly focus on the future of the Indian monsoon and the Westafrican monsoon under different emission scenarios. Besides the projections of climate models, I am also interested in the physical background of these changes as well as their socioeconomic impacts.

Katzenberger, A., Levermann, A., Schewe, J., Pongratz, J. (2022): Intensification of Very Wet Monsoon Seasons in India Under Global Warming. In: Geophysical Research Letters, 49, e2022GL098856.

Katzenberger, A., Schewe, J., Pongratz, J., and Levermann, A. (2021): Robust increase of Indian monsoon rainfall and its variability under future warming in CMIP6 models. In: Earth System Dynamics 12, 367–386,

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Hernández-Lang et al. (2022): Clash of Titans: a MUSE dynamical study of the extreme cluster merger SPT-CL J0307-6225 Accepted in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Main Journal

Zenteno et al. (2020): A joint SZ-Xray-optical analysis of the dynamical state of 288 massive galaxy clusters. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Main Journal 495, 705-725.