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Dr. Boris Sakschewski

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Telegrafenberg A62, 14412 Potsdam, Germany

+49 331 288 2548


Current position

Postdoc at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Research Domain I: Earth System Analysis

Research area:

Improving functional biodiversity in the dynamic global vegetation model LPJmL

Moisture recycling of Amazon forests



Oct. 2012 - Apr. 2016 PhD Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Biodiversity Research University of Potsdam

Oct. 2009 - Sep. 2012 M.Sc. Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, University of Potsdam, Germany

Oct. 2006 - Oct. 2010 B.Sc. Organismic Biology, University of Potsdam, Germany


 Master thesis:

"New estimations of specific leaf area and leaf longevity relationship in the Amazon rainforest: improving functional diversity in LPJmL"

PhD thesis:

"Major impacts of anthropogenic pressure on the terrestrial biosphere and its resilience to global change"



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