Lead Institution: Alfred Wegener Institute

WP Leader: Dr. Heidrun Matthes

WP5 will undertake the following:

  • Provide quantitative ‘biogeoengineering’ scenarios conforming to reindeer management for different types of development futures, and
  • Use data-model fusion to produce projections of human biosphere-climate impacts. In order to address these tasks, close collaboration with WP3 and WP6 will ensure that ethical and societally useful socio-economic and environmental pathways identified in those WPs are explored.

This will be done by ascertaining how cryospheric changes affect biodiversity under several climate and SES futures and identify and quantify the impacts of changes in animal grazing legislation and practice on Arctic and global climate.

The geographical scope is the Pan-Arctic with high-resolution focus on NW Eurasia and the temporal scope is the present-day to 2050 to ensure policy relevance.

Dr. Heidrun Matthes of AWI, on Work Package 5
Post Doc Jacqueline Oehri on landscape futures, and more.

CHARTER Researchers and Associates, WP 5

Dr. Heidrun MatthesAlfred Wegener Institute | Researchgate
Adrien DamseauxAlfred Wegener Institute, Germany
Annette RinkeAlfred Wegener Institute, Germany
John MooreArctic Centre, Finland / Beijing Normal University
Jin-Soo KimBeijing Normal University
Wenli WangBeijing Normal University
Bruce ForbesArctic Centre, Uni of Lapland, Finland
Sirpa RasmusArctic Centre, Uni of Lapland, Finland
Teresa KomuArctic Centre, Uni of Lapland, Finland
Leena LeppanenArctic Centre, Uni of Lapland, Finland
Annett Bartschbgeos, Austria
Georg Pointerbgeos, Austria
Isla Myers SmithUni of Edinburgh, Scotland
Cecile MenardUni of Edinburgh, Scotland
Richard EsseryUni of Edinburgh, Scotland
Johan OlofssonUni of Umea, Sweden
Julienne StroeveUni of Cambridge, UK
Jussi T. EronenUni of Helsinki, Finland
Jouni PulliainenFinnish Meteorological Institute, Finland
Gabriela SchaepmanUni of Zurich, Switzerland
Jacqueline OehriUni of Zurich, Switzerland
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