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KC3 provides a long list of experts and practitioners not only on climate change but also on cross-cutting issues such as natural resources management, agroforestry, economics, among others.

Dr. Reiner Wassmann

Philippines
Category/ies
  • Law, Policy, and Governance
  • Climate Science
ExpertiseMeteorology, climate change, foresighting, policy analysis
Institution/ AffiliationInternational Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
Educational Background
  • 1982 M.Sc. in Biology, Univ. of Goettingen, Germany
  • 1987 Ph.D. in Biology, University of Goettingen, Germany
Project/s
  • 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
  • research projects on emission of greenhouse gases from natural ecosystems (Amazon floodplains, African savannah)
  • Scientific coordination of Global Change Research at IRRI; Quantifying land use change in tropical wetlands and carbon dioxide emissions involved
  • Research focus on rice production and climate change since 1991
  • 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
Publication/s
  • Revised IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Guidelines
  • National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Guidelines: Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (2004-2006)
  • Introducing a new tool for greenhouse gas calculation tailored for cropland: rationale, operational framework and potential application
    Article?in?Carbon Management · February 2019
  • Tropical Agriculture in Transition – Opportunities for Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions'; ed. by R. Wassmann and P.L.G. Vlek (2004) Special Issue of 'Environment, Development and Sustainability' Volume 6 (1-2) and ISBN 1-4020-1422-8 (Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht the Netherlands), pp. 277
  • Global Wetland Resources -- Inventory and their Role in the Global Carbon Cycle; by S. Mitra, R. Wassmann, P. L.G. Vlek (2003); 'ZEF Discussion Paper No. 64'
  • Methane Emissions from Major Rice Ecosystems, ed. by R. Wassmann, R.S. Lantin, H.U. Neue (2000) Special issue of 'Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems' (Vol. 58) and as re-print of 'Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences' (Vol. 90)
Email Addressrwassmanncgiarorg
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