Elisabeth Vogel

PhD Student

Australian-German Climate & Energy College

The University of Melbourne

Email: evogel@student.unimelb.edu.au
Supervisors: A/Prof Malte Meinshausen, Professor David Karoly, Dr Markus Donat

Thesis Title

The impact of climate extreme events on global agricultural yields

Biography

Elisabeth Vogel is a PhD student at the Australian-German Climate & Energy College at the University of Melbourne. Within her PhD, Elisabeth investigates the impact of climate extreme events on the global crop yields using statistical and machine learning methods.

As part of her PhD, Elisabeth worked with the CLIM-WARN project of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya, researching ways and methods to design effective early warning systems for climate-related hazards together with affected communities and stakeholders in Kenya, Ghana and Burkina Faso.

Prior to coming to Melbourne, Elisabeth completed a degree in Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and worked as research assistant in a number of climate-related research projects at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK Potsdam), the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) and the Department of Urban Water Management of the Technical University Berlin.

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