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Dr. Alexander Popp

Sustainable Solutions

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
P.O. Box 60 12 03
D-14412 Potsdam, Germany

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Alexander Popp is a senior researcher at the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research  and head of the working group on land use management in Research Domain III - Sustainable Solutions. His scientific work concentrates on potential and limitation of bioenergy, avoided deforestation in tropical countries for mitigation, vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate and land use change, mitigation in the agricultural sector and climate policy as a component of fair globalization and sustainable poverty reduction.

Alexander Popp studied Biology and Informatics at the University of Marburg, Humboldt University Berlin and University of Potsdam. He was awarded a Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) for his thesis “An integrative modeling approach for sustainable management of arid rangelands” by the biological faculty of the University Potsdam in 2007.

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