Climate Change Experts and Practitioners

Areas of Specialization

Meteorology and climate change


International Rice Research Institute


Head of IRRI’s Rice and Climate Change Consortium; Senior Scientist at Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Research Cneter Karlsruhe (formerly Fraunhofer Institute), Garmish-Partenkirceh, Germany; Senior fellow at Center for Development Research (ZEF), Univ. of Bonn.

Educational Background

M. Sc. And Ph D in Biology, University of Goettingen, Germany; and Venia legend (agroecology) Univ. of Bonn, Germany

Related Projects and Publications

Assessing the impact of agricultural management on methane emissions from rice fields in China;

Coordinating an international network of automated stations in China, India, Thailand and Indonesia, and the Philippines to quantify methane emissions from different rice ecosystems;

Coordinating projects on mitigating methane emissions from rice fields;

Scientific coordination of Global Change Research at IRRI; Quantifying land use change in tropical wetlands and carbon dioxide emissions involved;

Development Planning tools for environmentally sound land use rice-based production systems of the Aral Sea Basin; Nutrient budgets and greenhouse gas emissions in West-African land use systems and savannah

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