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Peggy Gräfe


Science Coordinator

of Research Domain 2 - Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Telegrafenberg, Building A62, Room 1.01
14473 Potsdam, Germany

e-mail: graefe*at*
phone: +49 (0)331-288 2665

Short CV

Peggy Gräfe studied agricultural and horticultural sciences at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture, and has worked at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research since 1993. Her initial research focus was on analysing the impacts of enriched CO2 on plant growth. Later on she was involved in several projects on integrated climate impact studies in different regions. Since 2008 she is the science coordinator of Research Domain 2 "Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities" at PIK.


  • Coordination of Research Domain 2 (RD2) activities, e.g. PIK Research Days, RD2 seminars, steering group meetings, the meetings of SAB or Board of Trustees

  • Ensuring the implementation of research activities

  • Presentation of RD2

  • Representing RD2 in the board of PIK Science Coordination

  • Supporting the acquisition of third-party funding
  • Supervision of third funded projects and activities

  • Implementation of the PhD students program for RD2 PhD students
  • Personnel planning and management

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