2013-2016

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lucht

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lucht

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lucht is head of the research field Earth System Analysis at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and Alexander von Humboldt Chair in Sustainability Science at the Department of Geography at Humboldt University in Berlin. He works and researches in the areas of earth system analysis and modeling, climate change and sustainability.

 

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since 2009

Chair in Sustainability Science, Geographical Institute, Humboldt University, Berlin

2005-2009

 Professor of Biosphere Dynamics and Earth System Research at the Institute of Geoecology, University of Potsdam

2003

Research Group Leader at the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research

seit 1999

Research Scientist, Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research

1994-1998

Research Assistant Professor, Center for Remote Sensing and Department of Geography, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Research Associate, Center for Remote Sensing and Department of Geography, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1993-1994

Postdoc, extraterrestrial Physics at the University of Kiel

1993

Doctoral Degree, Institute for Nuclear Physics of the University of Kiel

1990

Diploma (M.Sc.), Institute for Nuclear Physics of the University of Kiel

Scientific Committees

  • Member, Program Committee Earth Observation, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  • Member, German National Committee on Global Change Research (NKGCF)
  • Editor, Earth System Dynamics (Journal)
  • Member, European Alliance of Global Change Committees (delegate for Germany)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal "Regional Environmental Change" (Springer)
  • Contributing Author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC AR5), Working Group I, Chapter 12 (Long-term climate change: Projections, commitments and irreversibility)
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, GAIA (the journal)

Research Projects (Selection)

  • Core Co-Investigaor of the BMBF project "GLUES: Global Assessment of Land Use Dynamics on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Ecosystem Services", Coordinating Part A of the BMBF's Programme on Sustainable Land Use Management
  • Co-Investigator in the EU's Framework Programme 7 Project "POLFREE: Policy Options for a Resource-Efficient Economy"
  • Investigator in the DFG Schwerpunkprogamm on Climate Engineering, Project "CE-LAND: Climate Engineering on Land: Potentials and side-effects of afforestation and biomass plantations as instruments for carbon extraction"
  • Funding from the Stockholm Resilience Centre's Programme "Planetary Boundaries Research Lab" for the development of planetary boundaries research and modelling.

Publications

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Publications Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lucht

 

  • 2013-2015

    Prof. Dr. Christiane Schmullius

  • 2013-2015

    Prof. Dr. Volkmar Wolters

  • 2013-2016

    Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lucht