Sibyll Schaphoff

Working Group Leader, Senior Scientist


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 2642[at]
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Education & Training

Diploma 2000 University of Potsdam Physical Geography

Professional Experience

February 2006 scientific researcher at PIK
2000 - 2006 scientific - technical employee at PIK, Dept. of Global Change & Natural Systems
1995 - 2000 student at PIK

Global carbon balance, nitrogen dynamics, permafrost dynamics, plant physiology, global hydrology, modelling


Gädeke A, V Krysanova, A Aryal, J Chang, M Grillakis, N Hanasaki, A Koutroulis, Yadu Pokhrel, Y Satoh, S Schaphoff, H Müller Schmied, T Stacke, Q Tang, Y Wada, K Thonicke: Performance evaluation of global hydrological models in six large Pan-Arctic watersheds. Climatic Change 163, 1329–1351 (2020).

Xu, W., Chang, J., Ciais, P., Guenet, B., Viovy, N., Ito, A., Reyer C. P. O. , Tian H., Shi H., Frieler K., Forrest M., Ostberg S., Schaphoff S., Hickler T. (2020). Reducing uncertainties of future global soil carbon responses to climate and land use change with emergent constraints. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 34, e2020GB006589.

Pan, S., Yang, J., Tian, H., Shi, H., Chang, J., Ciais, P., Louis Francois L., Frieler K., Fu B., Hickler T., Ito A., Nishina K., Ostberg S., Reyer C. P. O. , Schaphoff S., Steinkamp J., Zhao F. (2020). Climate extreme versus carbon extreme: Responses of terrestrial carbon fluxes to temperature and precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125, e2019JG005252

Beringer T, M Kulak, C Müller, S Schaphoff, Y Jans: First process-based simulations of climate change impacts on global tea production indicate large effects in the World’s major producer countries. Environmental Research Letters, 2020.

Gerten, D., Heck, V., Jägermeyr, J., Bodirsky B. L., Fetzer I., Jalava M., Kummu M., Lucht W., Rockström J., Schaphoff S. & Schellnhuber H.J. Feeding ten billion people is possible within four terrestrial planetary boundaries. Nat Sustain 3, 200–208 (2020).


Forkel, M., Drüke, M., Thurner, M., Dorigo W., Schaphoff S., Thonicke K., von Bloh W. & Carvalhais N., Constraining modelled global vegetation dynamics and carbon turnover using multiple satellite observations. Sci Rep 9, 18757 (2019).

Lutz F., Herzfeld T., Heinke J., Rolinski S., Schaphoff S., von Bloh W., Stoorvogel J. J. , Müller C.: Simulating the effect of tillage practices with the global ecosystem model LPJmL (version 5.0-tillage), Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2419–2440,, 2019.

Mercure J.-F. , M.A. Paim, P. Bocquillon, S. Lindner, P. Salas, P. Martinelli, I.I. Berchin, J.B.S.O de Andrade Guerra, C. Derani, C.L. de Albuquerque Junior, J.M.P. Ribeiro, F. Knobloch, H. Pollitt, N.R. Edwards, P.B. Holden, A. Foley, S. Schaphoff, R.A. Faraco, J.E. Vinuales, System complexity and policy integration challenges: The Brazilian Energy- Water-Food Nexus, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 105, 2019, 230-243,

Schauberger, B., S. Rolinski, S. Schaphoff, C. Müller (2019): Global historical soybean and wheat yield loss estimates from ozone pollution considering water and temperature as modifying effects. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 265, 1-15, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.11.004, 2019.

Braakhekke, M. C., Doelman, J. C., Baas, P., Müller, C., Schaphoff, S., Stehfest, E., and van Vuuren, D. P.: Modeling forest plantations for carbon uptake with the LPJmL dynamic global vegetation model, Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 617–630,, 2019.

Warren RF,N.R. Edwards, F. Babonneau, P.M. Bacon, J.P. Dietrich, R.W. Ford, P. Garthwaite, D. Gerten, S. Goswami, A. Haurie, K. Hiscock, P.B. Holden, M.R. Hyde, S.R. Joshi, A. Kanudia, M. Labriet, M. Leimbach, O.K. Oyebamiji, T. Osborn, B. Pizzileo, A. Popp, J. Price, G.D. Riley, S. Schaphoff, P. Slavin, M. Vielle, C. Wallace: Producing Policy-relevant Science by Enhancing Robustness and Model Integration for the Assessment of Global Environmental Change, Environmental Modelling & Software, 111 (2019), pp. 248-258


von Bloh W, Schaphoff S , Müller C, Rolinski S, Waha K, and Zaehle S. , Implementing the nitrogen cycle into the dynamic global vegetation, hydrology, and crop growth model LPJmL (version 5.0), Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2789-2812, doi: 10.5194/gmd-11-2789-2018, 2018.

Wartenburger, Richard, et al. "Evapotranspiration simulations in ISIMIP2a-Evaluation of spatio-temporal characteristics with a comprehensive ensemble of independent datasets." Environmental Research Letters,, 2018.

Schaphoff S, von Bloh W, Rammig A, Thonicke K, Biemans H, Forkel M, Gerten D, Heinke J, Jägermeyr J, Knauer J, Langerwisch F, Lucht W, Müller C, Rolinski S, and Waha K. , LPJmL4 – a dynamic global vegetation model with managed land – Part 1: Model description, Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1343-1375, doi: 10.5194/gmd-11-1343-2018, 2018.

Schaphoff S, Forkel M, Müller C, Knauer J, von Bloh W, Gerten D, Jägermeyr J, Lucht W, Rammig A, Thonicke K, and Waha K. , LPJmL4 – a dynamic global vegetation model with managed land – Part 2: Model evaluation, Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1377-1403, doi:10.5194/gmd-11-1377-2018, 2018.

Ostberg, S., Boysen, L.R., Schaphoff, S., Lucht, W., Gerten, D. (2018): The Biosphere Under Potential Paris Outcomes, Earth’s Future, doi:10.1002/2017EF000628

Rolinski S, Müller C, Heinke J, Weindl I, Biewald A, Bodirsky BL, Bondeau A, Boons-Prins ER, Bouwman AF, Leffelaar PA, te Roller JA, Schaphoff S, and Thonicke K. 2018, Modeling vegetation and carbon dynamics of managed grasslands at the global scale with LPJmL 3.6, Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 429-451, doi: 10.5194/gmd-11-429-2018.


Chen, M., Rafique, R., Asrar, G.R., Bond-Lamberty, B., Ciais, P., Zhao, F., Reyer, C.P.O., Ostberg, S., Chang, J., Ito, A., Yang, J., Zeng, N., Kalnay, E., West, T., Leng, G., Francois, L., Munhoven, G., Henrot, A., Tian, H., Pan, S., Nishina, K., Viovy, N., Morfopoulos, C., Betts, R., Schaphoff, S., Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T. (2017): Regional contribution to variability and trends of global gross primary productivity, Environmental Research Letters, 12, 105005, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa8978

Thurner M., Beer C., Ciais P., Friend AD., Ito A., Kleidon A., Lomas MR., Quegan S., Rademacher T., Schaphoff S., Tum M., Wiltshire A., Carvalhais N., 2017: Evaluation of climate-related carbon turnover processes in global vegetation models for boreal and temperate forests. Glob Change Biol. 2017;23:3076–3091.

Ito A, K Nishina, CPO Reyer, L Francois, H Tian, R Betts, T Hickler, J Steinkamp, S Ostberg, S Schaphoff, P Ciais, N Zeng, AJ Henrot, G Munhoven, I Jacquemin, R Rafique, C Morfopoulos, J Chang (2017) Photosynthetic productivity and its efficiencies in ISIMIP2a biome models: benchmarking for impact assessment studies. Environmental Research Letters 12:085001 DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa7a19 (part of the special feature of the ISIMIP2a project)

Frieler, K., Arneth, A., Balkovic, J., Chryssanthacopoulos, J., Deryng, J., Elliott, J., Folberth, C., Khabarov, N., Müller, C., Olin, S., Pugh, T. A. M., Schaphoff, S., Schewe, J., Schmid, E., Schauberger, B., Warszawski, L., Levermann, A. (2017) "Understanding the weather-signal in national crop-yield variability", Earth's Future, 5, 6, 605–616.

Weindl I, Bodirsky BL, Rolinski S, Biewald A, Lotze-Campen H, Müller C, Dietrich JP, Humpenöder F, Stevanović M, Schaphoff S, and Popp A. 2017, Livestock production and the water challenge of future food supply: Implications of agricultural management and dietary choices, Global Environmental Change, 47, 121-132, doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2017.09.010.

Porkka M., Guillaume JHA., Siebert S., Schaphoff S., Kummu M. 2017: The use of food imports to overcome local limits to growth, Earth's Future, 5: 393–407. doi:10.1002/2016EF000477

Chang J., Ciais P., Wang X., Piao S., Asrar G., Betts R., Chevallier F., Dury M., François L., Frieler K., García Cantú Ros A., Henrot A.-J., Hickler T., Ito A., Morfopoulos C., Munhoven G., Nishina K., Ostberg S., Pan S., Peng S., Rafique R., Reyer C., Rödenbeck C., Schaphoff S., Steinkamp J., Tian H., Viovy N., Yang J., Zeng N., Zhao F. 2017: Benchmarking carbon fluxes of the ISIMIP2a biome models, Environmental Research Letters, 12.4, 045002.

Schauberger, B., Archontoulis, S., Arneth, A., Balkovic, J., Ciais, Philippe; Deryng, Delphine; Eliott, J., Folberth, C., Khabarov, N., Müller, C., Pugh, TAM., Rolinski, S., Schaphoff, S., Schmid E., Wang, X., Schlenker W., Frieler K. 2017: Consistent negative response of US crops to high temperatures in observations and crop models. Nature Communications,8,art. no. 13931,NPG


Deryng, Delphine; Elliott, Joshua; Folberth, Christian; Müller, Christoph; Pugh, Thomas AM; Boote, Kenneth J; Conway, Declan; Ruane, Alex C; Gerten, Dieter; Jones, James W, Nikolay Khabarov, Stefan Olin, Sibyll Schaphoff, Erwin Schmid, Hong Yang, Cynthia Rosenzweig. 2016: Regional disparities in the beneficial effects of rising CO2 concentrations on crop water productivity. Nature Climate Change,6,8,786-790, Nature Research

Müller, Christoph; Stehfest, Elke; van Minnen, Jelle G; Strengers, Bart; von Bloh, Werner; Beusen, Arthur HW; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Kram, Tom; Lucht, Wolfgang. 2016: Drivers and patterns of land biosphere carbon balance reversal. Environmental Research Letters,11,4,044002

Jägermeyr, Jonas; Gerten, D; Schaphoff, S; Heinke, J; Lucht, W; Rockström, Johan. 2016: Integrated crop water management might sustainably halve the global food gap. Env. Res. Lett. 11,2,025002

Plutzar, C.; Kroisleitner, C.; Haberl, H.; Fetzel, T.; Bulgheroni, C.; Beringer, T.; Hostert, P.; Kastner, T.; Kuemmerle, T.; Lauk, C., Levers C., Lindner M., Moser D., Müller D., Niedertscheider M., Paracchini ML., Schaphoff S., Verburg PH., Verkerk PJ., Erb K.-H:. 2016: Changes in the spatial patterns of human appropriation of net primary production (HANPP) in Europe 1990–2006. Regional Environmental Change,16,5,1225-1238,Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Porkka, M., Gerten, D., Schaphoff, S., Siebert, S., Kummu, M. 2016: Causes and trends of water scarcity in food production. Env. Res. Lett. 11, 015001.

Schaphoff, S., Reyer, C.P.O., Schepaschenko, D., Gerten, D., Shvidenko, A. 2016: Tamm Review: Observed and projected climate change impacts on Russia's forests and its carbon balance. For. Ecol. Manag. 361, 432–444.


Plutzar, C., Kroisleitner, C., Haberl, H., Fetzel, T., Bulgheroni, C., Beringer, T., Hostert, P., Kastner, T., Kuemmerle, T., Lauk, C., Levers, C., Lindner, M., Moser, D., Müller, D., Niedertscheider, M., Paracchini, M.L., Schaphoff, S., Verburg, P.H., Verkerk, P.J., Erb, K.-H. 2015: Changes in the spatial patterns of human appropriation of net primary production (HANPP) in Europe 1990–2006.

Jägermeyr, J., Gerten, D., Heinke, J. , Schaphoff, S., Kummu, M., and Lucht W. (2015): Water savings potentials of irrigation systems: dynamic global simulation. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 19, 3073–3091.

Schneider von Deimling, T., Grosse, G., Strauss, J., Schirrmeister, L., Morgenstern, A., Schaphoff, S., Meinshausen, M., Boike, J. (2015): Observation-based modelling of permafrost carbon fluxes with accounting for deep carbon deposits and thermokarst activity. Biogeosciences , 12, 3469-3488, doi:10.5194/bg-12-3469-2015.

Greuell, JW J Andersson, C Donnelly, L Feyen, D Gerten, F Ludwig, G Pisacane, P Roudier, S Schaphoff. (2015): Evaluation of five hydrological models across Europe and their suitability for making projections under climate change.Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 12, 10289-10330.

Nishina, K., Ito, A., Falloon, P., Friend, A. D., Beerling, D. J., Ciais, P., Clark, D. B., Kahana, R., Kato, E., Lucht, W., Lomas, M., Pavlick, R., Schaphoff, S., Warszawaski, L., Yokohata, T. (2015): Decomposing uncertainties in the future terrestrial carbon budget associated with emission scenario, climate projection, and ecosystem simulation using the ISI-MIP result. Earth System Dynamics, 6 . 435-445. doi:10.5194/esd-6-435-2015.

Forkel M, Migliavacca M, Thonicke K, Reichstein M, Schaphoff S, Weber U, Carvalhais N (2015): Codominant water control on global interannual variability and trends in land surface phenology and greenness, Global Change Biology, published online, doi:10.1111/gcb.12950

Ostberg, S., Schaphoff, S., Lucht, W., Gerten, D. (2015): Three centuries of dual pressure from land use and climate change on the biosphere. Environ. Res. Lett. 10, 044011.

Oyebamiji, O.K., Edwards, N.R., Holden, P.B., Garthwaite P. Schaphoff, S., Gerten, D. (2015): Emulating global climate change impacts on crop yields. Stat. Mod.


Forkel, M., Carvalhais, N., Schaphoff, S., Bloh, W. von, Migliavacca, M., Thurner, M., Thonicke, K. (2014): Identifying environmental controls on vegetation greenness phenology through model-data integration. Biogeosciences, 11, 7025-7050, doi:10.5194/bg-11-7025-2014

Nishina,K., A. Ito, D.J. Beerling, P. Cadule, P. Ciais, D.B. Clark, P. Falloon, A.D. Friend, R. Kahana, E. Kato, R. Keribin, W. Lucht, M. Lomas, T.T. Rademacher, R. Pavlick, S. Schaphoff, N. Vuichard, L. Warszawaski, and T. Yokohata (2014): Global soil organic carbon stock projection uncertainties relevant to sensitivity of global mean temperature and precipitation changes, Earth Syst. Dynam., 5, 197-209, doi:10.5194/esd-5-197-2014.

Friend, A.D., Lucht, W., Rademacher, T.T., Keribin, R., Betts, R., Cadule, P., Ciais, P., Clark, D.B., Dankers, R., Falloon, P.D., Ito, A., Kahana, R., Kleidon, A., Lomas, M.R., Nishina, K., Ostberg, S., Pavlick, R., Peylin, P., Schaphoff, S., Vuichard, N., Warszawski, L., Wiltshire, A. and Woodward, F.I. (2014): Carbon residence time dominates uncertainty in terrestrial vegetation responses to future climate and atmospheric CO2, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, doi:10.1073/pnas.1222477110


Davie, J. C. S., P. D. Falloon, R. Kahana, R. Dankers, R. Betts, F. T. Portmann, D. Wisser, D. B. Clark, A. Ito, Y. Masaki, K. Nishina, B. Fekete, Z. Tessler, Y. Wada, X. Liu, Q. Tang, S. Hagemann, T. Stacke, R. Pavlick, S. Schaphoff, S. N. Gosling, W. Franssen, and N. Arnell: Comparing projections of future changes in runoff from hydrological and biome models in ISI-MIP : Earth Sys. Dyn., 2013.

Warszawski, L., Friend, A., Ostberg, S., Frieler, K., Lucht, W., Schaphoff, S., Beerling, D., Cadule, P., Ciais, P., Clark, D.B., Kahana, R., Ito, A., Keribin, R., Kleidon, A., Lomas, M.R. , Nishina, K., Pavlick, R., Rademacher, T. T., Piontek, F., Schewe, J., Serdeczny, O., Buechner, M., and Schellnhuber, H.J. (2013): A multi-model analysis of risk of ecosystem shift under climate change, Environmental Research Letters, 8, 044018, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044018

Heinke, J., Ostberg, S., Schaphoff, S., Frieler, K., Müller, C., Gerten, D., Meinshausen, M. and Lucht, W. (2013): A new climate dataset for systematic assessments of climate change impacts as a function of global warming, Geoscientific Model Development, 6, 1689-1703, doi:10.5194/gmd-6-1689-2013

Ostberg, S., Lucht, W., Schaphoff, S. and Gerten, D. (2013): Critical impacts of global warming on land ecosystems, Earth System Dynamics, 4, 347-357, doi:10.5194/esd-4-347-2013

Schaphoff, S., Heyder, U., Ostberg, S., Gerten, D., Heinke, J., Lucht, W. 2013. Contribution of permafrost soils to the global carbon budget. Environ. Res. Lett. 8, 014026

Holden, P.B., Edwards, N.R., Gerten, D., Schaphoff, S. A model-based constraint of CO2 fertilisation. Biogeosciences, 10, 339-355, 2013,


Jiang, Yueyang, Zhuang, Qianlai, Schaphoff, Sibyll, Sitch, Stephen, Sokolov, Andrei, Kicklighter, David, Melillo, Jerry (2012): Uncertainty analysis of vegetation distribution in the northern high latitudes during the 21st century with a dynamic vegetation model. Ecology and Evolution, 2011

Heyder U., Schaphoff S., Gerten D., Lucht W. (2011): Risk of severe climate change impact on the terrestrial biosphere. Environmental Research Letters, 6, 3,

Beringer T., Lucht W., Schaphoff S. (2011):Bioenergy production potential of global biomass plantations under environmental and agricultural constraints. GCB Bioenergy, 3, 4,doi:10.1111/j.1757-1707.2010.01088.x,


Strengers BJ, Müller C, Schaeffer M, Haarsma RJ, Severijns C, Gerten D, Schaphoff S, van den Houdt R, Oostenrijk R (2010): Assessing 20th century climate-vegetation feedbacks of land-use change and natural vegetation dynamics in a fully coupled vegetation-climate model. International Journal of Climatology, 30, 13, pp. 2055-2065, doi: 10.1002/joc.2132.

before 2010

Rost S., Gerten D. , Bondeau A., Lucht W., Rohwer J., Schaphoff S. 2008: Agricultural green and blue water consumption and its influence on the global water system. Water Resources Research 44, W09405,doi:10.1029/2007WR006331.

Gerten D., S. Schaphoff, and W. Lucht, Potential future changes in water limitations of the terrestrial biosphere. Climatic Change 80, 277–299, 2007.

Reichstein M., Ciais P., Papale D., Valentini R., Running S., Viovy N., Cramer W., Granier A., Ogée J., Allard V., Aubinet M., Bernhofer C., Buchmann N., Carrara A., Grünwald T., Heimann M., Heinesch B., Knohl A., Kutsch W., Loustau D., Manca G., Matteucci G., Miglietta F., Ourcival J. M., Pilegaard K., Pumpanen J., Rambal S., Schaphoff S., Seufert G., Soussana J.-F., Sanz M.J., Vesala T., Zhao M. (2007): Reduction of ecosystem productivity and respiration during the European summer 2003 climate anomaly: a joint flux tower, remote sensing and modelling analysis. Global Change Biology,10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01224.x, 2006.

Bondeau, A., P. Smith, S. Zähle, S. Schaphoff, W. Lucht, W. Cramer, D. Gerten, H. Lotze-Campen, C. Müller, M. Reichstein, and B.Smith (2007): Modelling the role of agriculture for the 20th century global terrestrial carbon balance. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01305.x, 2006.

Lucht, W., S. Schaphoff, T. Erbrecht, U. Heyder, and W. Cramer (2006): Terrestrial vegetation redistirbution and carbon balance under climate change. Carbon Balance and Management, 1, 6, doi:10.1186/1750-0680-1-6, 2006.

Schaphoff, S., W. Lucht, D. Gerten, S. Sitch, W. Cramer, and I.C. Prentice (2006): Terrestrial biosphere carbon storage under alternative climate projections. Climatic Change, 74, 97-122, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-005-9002-5, 2006.

Gerten, D., W. Lucht, S. Schaphoff, W. Cramer, T. Hickler, and W. Wagner (2005): Hydrologic resilience of the terrestrial biosphere. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L21408, doi: 10.1029/2005GL024247, 2005.

Cramer, W., A. Bondeau, S. Schaphoff, W. Lucht, B. Smith, and S. Sitch, Tropical forests and the global carbon cycle: Impacts of atmospheric carbon dioxide, climate change and rate of deforestation. Phil. Trans. Royal. Soc. Lond. B, 359, 331-343, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2003.1428, 2004.

Gerten, D., A. Bondeau, H. Hoff, W. Lucht, S. Schaphoff, and P. Smith, Assessment of 'green' water fluxes with a dynamic global vegetation model. in: Webb, B., N. Arnell, C. Onof, N. MacIntyre, N., R. Gurney, and C. Kirby (Eds.), Hydrology: Science and Practice for the 21st Century, Vol. I, British Hydrological Society, 29-35, 2004.

Gerten. D., S. Schaphoff, U. Haberlandt, W. Lucht and S. Sitch, Terrestrial Vegetation and large-scale water balance. Hydrological evaluation of a dynamic global vegetation model. J. Hydrol., 286, 249-270, 2004.

Callaghan, T, V., L.O. Björn, Y. Chernov, F.S. Chapin, III., T.R. Christensen, B. Huntley, R.A. Ims, M. Johansson, D. Jolly, S. Jonasson, N. Matveyeva, N. Panikov, W.C. Oechel, G.R. Shaver, J. Elster, H. Henttonen, I.S. Jonsdottir, K. Laine, S. Schaphoff, S. Sitch, K. Taulavuori, E. Taulavuori, and C. Zöckler, Climate change and UV-B impacts on Arctic tundra and polar desert ecosystems: Key findings and extended summaries. Ambio, 2004.

Callaghan, T, V., L.O. Björn, Y. Chernov, F.S. Chapin, III., T.R. Christensen, B. Huntley, R.A. Ims, M. Johansson, D. Jolly, S. Jonasson, N. Matveyeva, N. Panikov, W.C. Oechel, G.R. Shaver, S. Schaphoff, and S. Sitch, Climate change and UV-B impacts on Arctic tundra and polar desert ecosystems: Effects on landscape and regional processes and feedbacks to the climate system. Ambio, 2004.

Callaghan, T, V., L.O. Björn, Y. Chernov, F.S. Chapin, III., T.R. Christensen, B. Huntley, R.A. Ims, M. Johansson, D. Jolly, S. Jonasson, N. Matveyeva, N. Panikov, W.C. Oechel, G.R. Shaver, S. Schaphoff, S. Sitch, and C. Zöckler, C., Climate change and UV-B impacts on Arctic tundra and polar desert ecosystems: Scenarios of expected changes in four sub-regions of the Arctic. Ambio, 2004.

Callaghan, T, V., L.O. Björn, Y. Chernov, F.S. Chapin, III., T.R. Christensen, B. Huntley, R.A. Ims, M. Johansson, D. Jolly, S. Jonasson, N. Matveyeva, N. Panikov, W.C. Oechel, G.R. Shaver, J. Elster, H. Henttonen, I.S. Jonsdottir, K. Laine, S. Schaphoff, S. Sitch, K. Taulavuori, E. Taulavuori, and C. Zöckler, C., Climate change and UV-B impacts on Arctic tundra and polar desert ecosystems: Uncertainties in making assessments and recommendations for future research. Ambio, 2004.

Wechsung, F., Krysanova, V., Flechsig,M., Schaphoff, S., 2000. May land use change reduce the water deficiency problem caused by reduced brown coal mining in the state of Brandenburg? Landscape and Urban Planning, 51/2-4, 105-117.


Schaphoff S., Williams M., Quegan S., Shvidenko A., Maniatis D., Malhi Y., Ciais P., Bellasen V., Peylin P., Woodward I., Ryan C., Grace J., Lucht W., : BIOMASS report - A contribution to the scientific case for the P-Band BIOMASS Mission Proposal; Task 1: Review of relevant field data: Biomass and biometric characteristics of global forest ecosystems and Task 2: The Use of Biomass Observations from Space in Process-Based Terrestrial Carbon Models, December 2009. ESA Communication Production Office: Nordwijk, Hentherlands.

D Gerten, S Schaphoff, J Rastgooy PIK, D Deryng, C Wallace. 2012: ERMITAGE WP5–Land Use and Climate Deliverable 5.2 book chapter

Cramer W., A. Bondeau, S. Schaphoff, W. Lucht, B. Smith, and S. Sitch, Twenty-first century atmospheric change and deforestation: potential impacts on tropical forests, in: Malhi, Y. and O.L. Phillips (eds.), Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change, chapter 2, Oxford University Press, 17-30, 2005.

Bork, H.-R. ; Geldmacher, K. ; Röpke, B. ; Schaphoff, S. ; Schnur, T. ; Berdel, F. ; Bork, H. ; Dalchow, C. (2006): Die goldene Gans wird zu Tode gerupft : Bodenzerstörung in der Lösslandschaft des Palouse (Washington und Idaho, USA). - In: Bork, H.-R.: Landschaften der Erde unter dem Einfluß des Menschen: 56-60; Darmstadt (Wiss. Buchges.).

Bork, H.-R. ; Geldmacher, K. ; Schaphoff, S. ; Dalchow, C. ; Faust, B. (2006): Der halbierte Brunnen am East Fork Cottonwood Creek in Oregon (USA). - In: Bork, H.-R.: Landschaften der Erde unter dem Einfluß des Menschen: 60-62; Darmstadt (Wiss. Buchges.).

non-reviewed articles

Lucht, W., D. Gerten, S. Schaphoff, T. Rixecker, and B. Schröder, CVECA (Climate, vegetation and carbon: Biospheric cycles in the earth system, in: Research for the Environment, German Climate Research Programme (2001-2006), Final Symposium 2005, DLR, Bonn, 224-27, 2005.

Lucht, W., D. Gerten, S. Schaphoff, T. Rixecker, and B. Schröder, Climate, vegetation and carbon (CVECA): Biospheric cycles in the earth system, in: Research for the Environment, German Climate Research Programme (2001-2006), Status Seminar 2003, DLR, Bonn, 453-457, 2003

Schröter, D., S. Zaehle, S. Schaphoff, W. Lucht, and W. Cramer, Modelling global change effects on vegetation and exploring our vulnerability, in: R. E. Green, M. Harley, L. Miles, J. Scharlemann, A. Watkinson, and O. Watts (eds.), Report of the Global Climate Change and Biodiversity Conference, April 8-10, 2003, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 4-6, 2003.

Schaphoff, S., and W. Lucht, Möglichkeiten der Integration von Ergebnissen der Klimamodellierung in das dynamische Biosphärenmodell LPJ, Proceedings "Bedeutung der Wechselwirkung Biosphäre-Atmosphäre für die nachhaltige Nutzung der Biosphäre und den Klimaschutz", Bonn, Sep 16-17, 2002, 297-302, 2003.

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