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Peter Greve joined IIASA’s Water (WAT) program as a Research Scholar in November 2016. He will contribute to the program’s activities by providing a climate-focused perspective both on the use and the development of the Community Water Model specifically, and the integrated assessments at IIASA in general.
His main research interest is the interface of climate and hydrological science. During his time at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) as a Postdoctoral Researcher/PhD student, he aimed to identify and quantify historical and projected trends of water availability and aridity and their associated uncertainties by using a comprehensive collection of datasets and climate models. He is also interested in the further development and use of the popular conceptual Budyko framework in the context of hydroclimatological assessments.
Dr. Greve received his PhD from ETH Zurich in 2015, for his work on the topic of understanding and characterizing past, present and future hydroclimatological change. He also holds a diploma in Meteorology from Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany.
Dr. Greve has been the recipient of a number of fellowships and awards including the European Geosciences Union (EGU) Outstanding Student Poster (OSP) Award in 2014 and the Short term fellowship for doctoral students awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Last update: 09-NOV-2016
Seneviratne I, Wartenburger R, Guillod BP, Hirsch AL, Vogel Martha M, Brovkin V, van Vuuren DP, Schaller N, et al. (2018). Climate extremes, land–climate feedbacks and land-use forcing at 1.5°C. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 376 (2119): e20160450. DOI:10.1098/rsta.2016.0450.
Byers E, Gidden M, Leclere D, Burek P, Ebi KL, Greve P, Grey D, Havlik P, et al. (2018). Global exposure and vulnerability to multi-sector development and climate change hotspots. Environmental Research Letters 13: e055012. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aabf45.
Burek P, Greve P, Satoh Y, & Wada Y (2018). Using the Budyko framework for calibrating a global hydrological model in ungauged catchments of the world. In: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, 9-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria.
Greve P, Gudmundsson L, & Seneviratne SI (2018). Regional scaling of annual mean precipitation and water availability with global temperature change. Earth System Dynamics 9 (1): 227-240. DOI:10.5194/esd-9-227-2018.
Greve P, Roderick M, & Seneviratne S (2017). Simulated changes in aridity from the last glacial maximum to 4xCO2. Environmental Research Letters 12 (11): e114021. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aa89a3.
Padrón RS, Gudmundsson L, Greve P, & Seneviratne SI (2017). Large-Scale Controls of the Surface Water Balance Over Land-Insights From a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Water Resources Research 53 (11): 9659-9678. DOI:10.1002/2017WR021215.
Wartenburger R, Hirschi M, Donat MG, Greve P, Pitman AJ, & Seneviratne SI (2017). Changes in regional climate extremes as a function of global mean temperature: an interactive plotting framework. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions: 3609-3634. DOI:10.5194/gmd-2017-33.
Satoh Y, Kahil T, Byers E, Burek P, Fischer G, Tramberend S, Greve P, Flörke M, et al. (2017). Multi-model and multi-scenario assessments of Asian water futures: the Water Futures and Solutions (WFaS) initiative. Earth's Future 5 (7): 823-852. DOI:10.1002/2016EF000503.
Kahil T, Parkinson S, Burek P, Satoh Y, Greve P, Fischer G, Tramberend S, Langan S, et al. (2017). Economic costs of reducing unsustainable groundwater use: Application of IIASA global hydro-economic modeling framework. In: JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017, 20-25 May 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
Burek P, Satoh Y, Greve P, Kahil T, & Wada Y (2017). The CommunityWater Model (CWATM) / Development of a community driven global water model. In: European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, 23–28 April 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Gidden M, Byers E, Greve P, Kahil T, Parkinson S, Raptis C, Rogelj J, Satoh Y, et al. (2017). Hydroclimatic risks and uncertainty in the global power sector. In: European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, 23–28 April 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Greve P, Kahil T, Schinko T, Mochizuki J, Satoh Y, Burek P, Burtscher R, Langan S, et al. (2017). Global assessment of water policy vulnerability under uncertainty in water scarcity projections. In: European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, 23–28 April 2017, Vienna, Austria.
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