Two Research Positions in GREENCYCLES II Project, Germany
Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
An Experienced Researcher (PhD) to investigate the effects of the growing demand for land from the production of food crops and biofuels and its influence on the coupled Earth system, in particular the biogeochemical responses and their climatic consequences.
This includes the development of a parameterisation of biofuel crops for the dynamic vegetation model LPJmL and the global land and water use model MAgPIE.
The successful candidate will actively participate in network-wide workshops and training events.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 July 2011