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Dr. Kirsten Thonicke

Deputy Co-Chair Research Domain I Earth System Analysis



Potsdam Institute for 
Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegrafenberg A62
P.O. Box 60 12 03
D-14412 Potsdam

Ph.: +49-(0)331-288-2534
Fax: +49-(0)331-288-2642

Email: kirsten.thonicke(at)

Research Interests:

- Disturbance and especially fire ecology

- Human impacts on global fire regimes

- Global fire modelling in DGVMs & coupled vegetation-climate models

- Changes in fire regimes under extreme events

- Ecosystem functioning, ecosystem services & biodiversity

Speaker of Flagship project Ecosystem Stability and Transitions

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