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Paula Aschenbrenner

Paula Aschenbrenner
Junior scientist
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A62 / 2.09
Phone: +49 (0)331 288 2609
Email: paula.aschenbrenner[at]
Postal Address
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Paula is part of the working group on Adaptation in Agricultural Systems, where she supports the coordination of the Agrica project and analyses changing climate conditions in the project regions. She mainly works with climate model data, investigates the quality of climate projections and provides climate information.

She holds a BSc in Physics from the University of Leipzig as well as a MSc in Environmental Science from the University of Copenhagen and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences. Besides working at PIK, Paula conducts seminars on global learning, discrimination and climate justice. 

Research Interests
  • Changes in climate oscillation patterns under global warming
  • Climate model performance
  • Climate justice
  • Climate Risk Analysis for Identifying and Weighing Adaptation Strategies in Ghana’s Agriculture Sector (GIZ_Ghana)
  • Climate risk analysis for identifying and weighting adaptation investments at district level in Ghana (GhanAgrica)

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