Help Navigation

Go to Navigation - Go to Content

You are here

Dr. Florian Schierhorn

Research Associate


Structural Development of Farms and Rural Areas (Structural Change)

Research areas

Land change science
Crop growth modeling


Personal details

Dr. Florian Schierhorn is a post-doctoral researcher in the Department Structural Change at IAMO and currently mainly working on environmental impacts of food systems and trade-environment interactions, organic farming, as well as on impacts of climate change on crop yields. In 2014, Dr. Schierhorn was selected for participation in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economic Sciences. His results were published in many high-ranking scientific journals; Nature News reported on their research. Dr. Florian Schierhorn also published for ZEIT ONLINE, The Diplomat, Harvard Business Review, Global Policy, IP, and Die Ukraine-Analysen. His expertise, for example on agriculture in Russia or climate change, is picked up by the leading daily newspapers. Dr. Schierhorn also advises the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) on climate protection and climate adaptation.

With his IAMO colleagues, Dr. Florian Schierhorn teaches at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg about the links between agriculture and climate change.

Reviewer for: Nature Food, Global Change Biology, Environmental Science & Technology, Land Degradation & Development, Environmental Research Letters, Global Environmental Change, Regional Environmental Change, Agriculture Ecosystem and Environment, Land Use Policy, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Land Use Science, Land Economics, and GeoJournal.