Alumnus (Doctoral Researcher)

Prior to his PhD at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Humboldt-University Berlin, Fabian Stenzel got a Masters degree in Geophysics from LMU Munich. During his PhD, Fabian was an active member of the IRI THESys and served as PhD representative.

Currently Fabian works as a PostDoc at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

Research Interests

  • BECCS irrigation water demand
  • Water stress
  • Sustainable water management

Selected Publications

Stenzel, F., Greve, P., Lucht, W., Tramberend, S., Wada, Y., Gerten, D.: Irrigation of biomass plantations may globally increase water stress more than climate change. Nat Commun 12, 1512. (2021)

Stenzel, F., Gerten, D., and Hanasaki, N.: Global scenarios of irrigation water use for bioenergy production: a systematic review, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25, 1711-1726. (2021)

Stenzel, F., Gerten, D., Werner, C., Jägermeyr, J.: Freshwater requirements of large-scale bioenergy plantations for limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. Environ. Res. Lett. 14, 084001. (2019)


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