Dr Stefan Lange



Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 20774
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Mein Physikstudium an der TU Dresden schloss ich 2011 ab. Als Mitglied des IRTG 1740 promovierte ich anschließend in Theoretischer Physik am PIK, INPE und der HU Berlin. Von 2015 bis 2022 arbeitete ich als PostDoc am PIK. Seit 2022 bin ich Gastwissenschaftler am Institut.


  • B. O. Nyawanda, A. Beloconi, S. Khagayi, G. Bigogo, D. Obor, N. A. Otieno, S. Lange et al. (2023) "The relative effect of climate variability on malaria incidence after scale-up of interventions in western Kenya: A time-series analysis of monthly incidence data from 2008 to 2019," Parasite Epidemiology and Control, doi: 10.1016/j.parepi.2023.e00297
  • T. Schaffhauser, S. Lange, Y. Tuo und M. Disse (2023) "Shifted discharge and drier soils: Hydrological projections for a Central Asian catchment," Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, doi: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2023.101338
  • A. Gädeke, M. Wortmann, C. Menz, A. K. M. Saiful Islam, M. Masood, V. Krysanova, S. Lange und F. F. Hattermann (2022) "Climate impact emergence and flood peak synchronization projections in the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna basins under CMIP5 and CMIP6 scenarios," Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac8ca1
  • M. R. Rivas-López, S. Liersch, C. Menz, S. Lange und F. F. Hattermann (2022) "Potential hydro-meteorological impacts over Burundi from climate change," Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, doi: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2022.101130
  • V. Huber, C. P. Ortiz, D. G. Puyol, S. Lange und F. Sera (2022) "Evidence of rapid adaptation integrated into projections of temperature-related excess mortality," Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac5dee
  • J. Jägermeyr, C. Müller, A. C. Ruane., J. Elliott, J. Balkovic, O. Castillo, B. Faye et al. (2021) "Climate impacts on global agriculture emerge earlier in new generation of climate and crop models," Nature Food, doi: 10.1038/s43016-021-00400-y
  • W. Thiery, S. Lange, J. Rogelj, C.-F. Schleussner, L. Gudmundsson, S. I. Seneviratne, M. Andrijevic et al. (2021) "Intergenerational inequities in exposure to climate extremes," Science, doi: 10.1126/science.abi7339
  • H. Shi, H. Tian, S. Lange, J. Yang, S. Pan, B. Fu und C. P. O. Reyer (2021) "Terrestrial biodiversity threatened by increasing global aridity velocity under high-level warming," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2015552118
  • M. Mengel, S. Treu, S. Lange und K. Frieler (2021) "ATTRICI v1.1 – counterfactual climate for impact attribution," Geoscientific Model Development, doi: 10.5194/gmd-14-5269-2021
  • S. Lange und C. Timm (2021) "Random-matrix theory for the Lindblad master equation," Chaos, doi: 10.1063/5.0033486
  • S. Lange, J. Volkholz, T. Geiger, F. Zhao, I. Vega, T. Veldkamp, C. P. O. Reyer et al. (2020) "Projecting exposure to extreme climate impact events across six event categories and three spatial scales," Earth's Future, doi: 10.1029/2020EF001616
  • M. Cucchi, G. P. Weedon, A. Amici, N. Bellouin, S. Lange, H. Müller Schmied, H. Hersbach und C. Buontempo (2020) "WFDE5: bias adjusted ERA5 reanalysis data for impact studies," Earth System Science Data, doi: 10.5194/essd-12-2097-2020
  • C. P. O. Reyer, R. S. Gonzalez, K. Dolos, F. Hartig, Y. Hauf, M. Noack , P. Lasch-Born et al. (2020) "The PROFOUND database for evaluating vegetation models and simulating climate impacts on forests," Earth System Science Data, doi: 10.5194/essd-12-1295-2020
  • A. Casanueva, S. Herrera, M. Iturbide, S. Lange, M. Jury, A. Dosio, D. Maraun und J. M. Gutiérrez (2020) "Testing bias adjustment methods for regional climate change applications under observational uncertainty and resolution mismatch," Atmospheric Science Letters, doi: 10.1002/asl.978
  • V. Huber, L. Krummenauer, C. Peña-Ortiz, S. Lange, A. Gasparrini, A. M. Vicedo-Cabrera, R. Garcia-Herrera und K. Frieler (2020) "Temperature-related excess mortality in German cities at 2°C and higher degrees of global warming," Environmental Research, doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109447
  • F. Ueckerdt, K. Frieler, S. Lange, L. Wenz, G. Luderer und A. Levermann (2019) "The economically optimal warming limit of the planet," Earth System Dynamics, doi: 10.5194/esd-10-741-2019
  • S. Lange (2019) "Trend-preserving bias adjustment and statistical downscaling with ISIMIP3BASD (v1.0)," Geoscientific Model Development, doi: 10.5194/gmd-12-3055-2019
  • S. Galmarini, A. J. Cannon, A. Ceglar, O. B. Christensen, N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, F. Dentener, F. J. Doblas-Reyes et al. (2019) "Adjusting climate model bias for agricultural impact assessment: How to cut the mustard," Climate Services, doi: 10.1016/j.cliser.2019.01.004
  • J. Zscheischler, E. M. Fischer und S. Lange (2019) "The effect of bias adjustment on impact modeling," Earth System Dynamics, doi: 10.5194/esd-10-31-2019
  • M. Rückamp, U. Falk, K. Frieler, S. Lange und A. Humbert (2018) "The effect of overshooting 1.5 °C global warming on the mass loss of the Greenland Ice Sheet," Earth System Dynamics, doi: 10.5194/esd-9-1169-2018
  • S. Lange (2018) "Bias correction of surface downwelling longwave and shortwave radiation for the EWEMBI dataset," Earth System Dynamics, doi: 10.5194/esd-9-627-2018
  • K. Frieler, S. Lange, F. Piontek, C. P. O. Reyer, J. Schewe, L. Warszawski, F. Zhao et al. (2017) "Assessing the impacts of 1.5°C global warming – simulation protocol of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP2b)," Geoscientific Model Development, doi: 10.5194/gmd-10-4321-2017
  • S. Lange, J. F. Donges, J. Volkholz und J. Kurths (2015) "Local difference measures between complex networks for dynamical system model evaluation," PLoS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118088
  • S. Lange, B. Rockel, J. Volkholz und B. Bookhagen (2015) "Regional climate model sensitivities to parametrizations of convection and non-precipitating subgrid-scale clouds over South America," Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2199-0
  • J. H. Feldhoff, S. Lange, J. Volkholz, J. F. Donges, J. Kurths und F.-W. Gerstengarbe (2015) "Complex networks for climate model evaluation with application to statistical versus dynamical modeling of South American climate," Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-014-2182-9


  • S. Lange, M. Mengel, S. Treu und M. Büchner (2022) "ISIMIP3a atmospheric climate input data," v1.0, ISIMIP Repository, doi: 10.48364/ISIMIP.982724
  • D. N. Karger, S. Lange, C. Hari, C. P. O. Reyer und N. E. Zimmermann (2022) "CHELSA-W5E5 v1.0: W5E5 v1.0 downscaled with CHELSA v2.0," v1.0.3, ISIMIP Repository, doi: 10.48364/ISIMIP.836809.3
  • S. Lange und M. Büchner (2022) "Secondary ISIMIP3b bias-adjusted atmospheric climate input data," v1.1, ISIMIP Repository, doi: 10.48364/ISIMIP.581124.1
  • S. Lange und M. Büchner (2021) "ISIMIP3b bias-adjusted atmospheric climate input data," v1.1, ISIMIP Repository, doi: 10.48364/ISIMIP.842396.1
  • S. Lange und M. Büchner (2020) "ISIMIP2a atmospheric climate input data," v1.0, ISIMIP Repository, doi: 10.48364/ISIMIP.886955
  • S. Lange, C. Menz, S. Gleixner, M. Cucchi, G. P. Weedon, A. Amici, N. Bellouin, H. Müller Schmied, H. Hersbach, C. Buontempo und C. Cagnazzo (2021) "WFDE5 over land merged with ERA5 over the ocean (W5E5)," v2.0, ISIMIP Repository, doi: 10.48364/ISIMIP.342217
  • D. N. Karger, B. Dabaghchian, S. Lange, W. Thuiller, N. E. Zimmermann und C. H. Graham (2020) "High resolution climate data for Europe," EnviDat, doi: 10.16904/envidat.150
  • C. P. O. Reyer, R. S. Gonzalez, K. Dolos, F. Hartig, Y. Hauf, M. Noack , P. Lasch-Born et al. (2020) "The PROFOUND database for evaluating vegetation models and simulating climate impacts on European forests," v0.3, GFZ Data Services, doi: 10.5880/PIK.2020.006
  • S. Lange (2019) "WFDE5 over land merged with ERA5 over the ocean (W5E5)," v1.0, GFZ Data Services, doi: 10.5880/pik.2019.023
  • S. Lange (2019) "EartH2Observe, WFDEI and ERA-Interim data Merged and Bias-corrected for ISIMIP (EWEMBI)," v1.1, GFZ Data Services, doi: 10.5880/pik.2019.004
  • S. Lange und M. Büchner (2017) "ISIMIP2b bias-adjusted atmospheric climate input data," v1.0, ISIMIP Repository, doi: 10.48364/ISIMIP.208515



  • S. Lange (2015) "On the evaluation of regional climate model simulations over South America," betreut durch Jürgen Kurths, Jan Volkholz, Sin Chan Chou und Celso von Randow, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, urn: nbn:de:kobv:11-100233175


  • S. Lange (2011) "Zufallsmatrixtheorie für die Lindblad-Mastergleichung," betreut durch Carsten Timm und Werner Timmermann, Technische Universität Dresden, Fakultät Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, urn: nbn:de:bsz:14-qucosa2-380809