Julia Tomalka

Project Manager
Tomalka

Julia Tomalka is part of the working group Adaptation in Agricultural Systems, where she coordinates the AGRICA climate risk profile series and a project related to climate risks in Pakistan. Furthermore, she supports AGRICA's in-depth studies and the working group's communication and outreach activities. Her research interests include socio-economic impacts of climate change including on livelihoods, human settlements and migration.

Contact

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
tomalka[at]pik-potsdam.de
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

  • Since October 2019: M.A. Urban Geography (Humboldt University Berlin)
  • Since April 2019: Member of the PIK working group Adaptation in Agricultural Systems
  • 2016-2019: Short-term assignments for Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation and UNESCAP
  • 2014-2016: M.A. Erasmus Mundus Master in Global Studies (University of Leipzig, University of Wroclaw)
  • 2009-2013: B.A. English and American Studies, Business Administration (University of Potsdam)

  • Socioeconomic impacts of climate change including on livelihoods, settlements and migration
  • Differential vulnerability and adaptive capacity
  • Climate impacts and adaptation in urban and peri-urban areas

  • Tomalka, J., Birner, J., Dieye, A. M., Gleixner, S., Harper, A., Hauf, Y., Hippe, F., Jansen, L., Lange, S., Laudien, R., Rheinbay, J., Vinke, K., von Loeben, S., Wesch, S., Zvolsky, A. & Gornott, C. (2021). Climate Risk Profile: Sahel. A joint publication by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) under the Predictive Analytics project in support of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS).
  • Röhrig, F., Gloy, N., von Loeben, S., Arumugam, P., Aschenbrenner, P., Baek, H., Bado, I., Chemura, A., Habtemariam, L., Kaufmann, J., Koch, H., Laudien, R., Liersch, S., Lüttringhaus, S., Murken, L., Neya, O., Noleppa, S., Ostberg, S., Santo, S., Schauberger, B., Shukla, R., Tomalka, J., Wesch, S., Wortmann, M. & Gornott, C., (2021). Climate Risk Analysis for Identifying and Weighing Adaptation Strategies for the Agricultural Sector in Burkina Faso. Potsdam: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
  • Aschenbrenner, P., Chemura, A., Jarawura, F., Habtemariam, L., Lüttringhaus, S., Murken, L., Roehrig, F., Tomalka, J., & Gornott, C., (2021). Climate Risk Analysis for Identifying and Weighing Adaptation Strategies for the Agricultural Sector in Northern Ghana - A Study at District Level in the Upper West RegionPotsdam: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
  • Murken, L., Cartsburg, M., Chemura, A., Didovets, I., Gleixner, S., Koch, H., Lehmann, J., Liersch, S., Lüttringhaus, S., Rivas Lopez, M. d. R., Noleppa, S., Röhrig, F., Schauberger, B., Shukla, R., Tomalka, J., Yalew, A. W., & Gornott, C. (2020). Climate Risk Analysis for Identifying and Weighing Adaptation Strategies in Ethiopia’s Agricultural Sector. Potsdam: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
  • Tomalka, J., Lange, S., Röhrig, F.  & Gornott, C. (2020). Climate Risk Profiles for Burkina Faso, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauretania, Niger, Tanzania and Uganda. Climate Risk Profiles for Sub-Saharan Africa Series. Potsdam: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

  • Climate risk analyses for identifying and weighing adaptation strategies in sub-Saharan Africa (AGRICA)
  • Climate risk profile and evaluation of adaptation actions in the agricultural sector in Pakistan