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Research Area: Regional Impacts and Adaptation Strategies (RIAS)

Speaker: Fred Hattermann

Summary:

Climate impact assessment is emerging as a highly important and relevant field of research. One important area of study is the interaction between global and regional systems with a focus on the challenges of adaptation strategies in the context of climate change. Our goal is to study the climate-change-related impacts in Germany and other affected regions worldwide. The results are used to help deriving adaptation and mitigation strategies.

Research Questions:RF2

  • How to achieve regional energy, food and water security under climate change?
  • How to improve robustness of impact assessments?
  • What are human dimensions of climate change in most effected regions?
  • What are possible chances for a regional carbon free development?

Flagship Projects:

Team members:

IMPROVE: Iulii Didovets (guest), Samuel Fournet, Christoph Gornott, Fred Hattermann, Ylva Hauf, Cornelia Hesse, Hagen Koch, Valentina Krysanova, Zbyszek Kundzewicz, Stefan Liersch, Anastasia Lobanova, Mikolaj Piniewski (guest), Julia Reinhardt, Christopher Reyer, María del Rocío Rivas López, Sophia Rottmann, Felicitas Suckow, Tobias Vetter, Michel Wortmann

iCROSS: Frank Brenner, Tobias Conradt, Peer von Döhren, Christoph Gornott, Pia Gottschalk, Martin Gutsch, Ylva Hauf, Cornelia Hesse, Peter Hoffmann, Thomas Kartschall, Chris Kollas, Petra Lasch-Born, Christoph Menz, Sophia Rottmann, Bernhard Schauberger, Arne Spekat

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