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Prof. Dr. Christoph Gornott

Head of section Agroecosystem analysis and modelling

CV  (Prof. Dr. Christoph Gornott)

Prof. Dr. Christoph Gornott is chair of the department Agroecosystem Analysis and Modelling at the University of Kassel and leader of the working group Adaptation in Agricultural Systems at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). He investigates the impacts of climate, land use and agronomic management on agricultural production and its resilience. His research focus is on analysing and modelling agricultural systems in the tropics and sub-tropics. He has vast experience in acquiring and managing third party projects and longstanding practice in supervising master and PhD students. He is in the expert panel of the Clearing House for Risk Transfer from the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (UNFCCC), invited member of Global Risk Assessment Framework (GRAF) Working Group by UNDRR and active in giving policy advice in the field of climate change impacts on the agricultural sector for several ministries and international organizations. Prior, he worked as a farmer on dairy farms in northern Germany.