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Land in the Earth System


Forest Management in the Earth System



  • Lejeune, Q., Davin, E. L., Gudmundssohn, L., Winckler, J., Seneviratne, S. I. (2018).
    Historical deforestation locally increased the intensity of hot days in northern mid-latitudes, nature climate change,8, 386-390, doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0131-z.
  • Winckler, J., C. H. Reick, and J. Pongratz (2017), Why does the locally induced temperature response to land cover change differ across scenarios?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL072519.
  • Winckler, J., C. H. Reick, and J. Pongratz (2017),  Robust identification of local biogeophysical effects of land-cover change in a global climate model, J. Clim, 30, 1159-1176, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0067.1


Research interests:

  • land-atmosphere interactions
  • local and nonlocal biogeophysical effects of land cover change
  • effects of large-scale deforestation and realistic land cover change scenarios