Dr Dominika Sörgel

Project Coordinator


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 20710
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam



  • since 2020: Scientific coordinator of Ariadne project, PIK Potsdam
  • 2018-2020: Scientific coordinator, Section "Magnetospheric Physics", GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany


  • PhD in Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK
  • MSc Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany
  • BSc Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany

Please note: publications under the name Dominika Boneberg and Dominika Soergel

  • Kopernikus-Projekt Ariadne, 2023, Kopernikus-Szenarienvergleich: Kopernikus-Szenarienvergleich - Robuste Eigenschaften von Klimaschutzpfaden zur Treibhausgasneutralität 2045 und relevante Unsicherheiten [D. Sörgel, G. Luderer et al.]. https://ariadneprojekt.de/media/2023/11/Kopernikus-Projekte_AGSzenarien_Szenarienvergleich_November2023-1.pdf
  • Kopernikus-Projekt Ariadne, 2021, Ariadne-Report: Deutschland auf dem Weg zur Klimaneutralität 2045 - Szenarien und Pfade im Modellvergleich [G. Luderer, Ch. Kost, D. Sörgel (eds.)]. https://ariadneprojekt.de/publikation/deutschland-auf-dem-weg-zur-klimaneutralitat-2045-szenarienreport/, DOI: 10.48485/pik.2021.006
  • L. Baumstark et al., 2021. REMIND2.1: Transformation and innovation dynamics of the energy-economic system within climate and sustainability limits. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions:150, DOI: 10.5194/gmd-2021-85.
  • C. Scorza, H. Lesch, M. Strähle and D. Boneberg, 2020, "Die Physik des Klimawandels: Verstehen und Handeln" in "Physikdidaktik - Methoden und Inhalte", Springer Spektrum, ISBN 978-3-662-59496-4
  • Y. Shprits et al., 2019, Modeling and Data Assimilation of the Ring Current, Relativistic and Ultra-relativistic Electrons in the Inner Magnetosphere, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2019, abstract #SM52A-0
  • C. Scorza, H. Lesch, M. Strähle, D. Sörgel, 2018, Handbuch für Lehrer „Der Klimawandel: Verstehen und Handeln“, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Fakultät für Physik, https://klimawandel-schule.de/materialien/Handbuch/Handbuch_Klimawandel.pdf
  • D. M. Boneberg, 2018, Protoplanetary discs across the stellar mass range, PhD thesis, University of Cambridge, doi: 10.17863/CAM.24991
  • D. M. Boneberg et al., 2018, The extremely truncated circumstellar disc of V410 X-ray 1: a precursor to TRAPPIST-1?, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 477, Issue 1, p.325-334, doi: 10.1093/mnras/sty486
  • T. J. Haworth et al., 2016, Grand Challenges in Protoplanetary Disc Modelling, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, Volume 33, id.e053 22, doi: 10.1017/pasa.2016.45
  • D. M. Boneberg et al., 2016, Determining the mid-plane conditions of circumstellar discs using gas and dust modelling: a study of HD 163296, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 461, Issue 1, p.385-401, doi: 10.1093/mnras/stw1325
  • D. M. Boneberg et al., 2016, The Midplane Conditions Of Protoplanetary Discs: A Case Study Of Hd163296, Resolving planet formation in the era of ALMA and extreme AO. Proceedings of the conference held 16-20 May, 2016 in Santiago, Chile, id.23, doi: 10.5281/zenodo.58240
  • D. M. Boneberg et al., 2015, Turbulence in giant molecular clouds: the effect of photoionization feedback, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 447, Issue 2, p.1341-1352, doi: 10.1093/mnras/stu2498



Scientific coordination of the Ariadne project: The project aims to offer decision makers an improved scientific basis for designing and shaping the German 'Energiewende' through an evidence-based assessment.

More details on the Ariadne project can be found here.