Max Planck Gesellschaft

Nuno Carvalhais

Scientist // Group leader
Model-Data Integration Group
room: C3.009a (tower)
phone: +49 3641 576225
fax: +49 3641 577200
email: ncarvalhais(at)bgc-jena.mpg.de


Research interests:

TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS
BIOGEOCHEMICAL C-H2O CYCLES
VEGETATION REMOTE SENSING

MODEL-DATA FUSION APPROACHES
MODEL EVALUATION & DEVELOPMENT
HYBRID MODELING


Projects:

Current : Project Office BIOMASS | DeepCube | CRESCENDO | ESM2025 | SINDBAD

Past : BIOMASCAT; ESDL2; MEDSPEC; GlobBiomass; CARBO-Extreme; GeoCarbon; EMBRACE; COREGAL


Peer-reviewed publications // 2021-2:

1Bao, S., Wutzler, T., Koirala, S., Cuntz, M., Ibrom, A., Besnard, S., Walther, S., Sigut, la, L., Moreno, A., Weber, U., Wohlfahrt, G., Cleverly, J., Migliavacca, M., Woodgate, W., Merbold, L., Veenendaal, E., Carvalhais, , N. (2022). Environment-sensitivity functions for gross primary productivity in light use efficiency models. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 312: 108708. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108708.
2Besnard, S., Koirala, S., Santoro, M., Weber, U., Nelson, J. A., Gütter, J., Herault, B., Kassi, J., N'Guessan, A., Neigh, C., Poulter, B., Zhang, T., Carvalhais, N. (2021). Mapping global forest age from forest inventories, biomass and climate data. Earth System Science Data, 13(10), 4881-4896. doi:10.5194/essd-13-4881-2021.
3Besnard, S., Santoro, M., Cartus, O., Fan, N., Linscheid, N., Nair, R., Weber, U., Koirala, S., Carvalhais, N. (2021). Global sensitivities of forest carbon changes to environmental conditions. Global Change Biology, 27(4), 6467-6483. doi:10.1111/gcb.15877.
4Brás, T. A., Seixas, J., Carvalhais, N., Jägermeyr, J. (2021). Severity of drought and heatwave crop losses tripled over the last five decades in Europe. Environmental Research Letters, 16: 065012. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/abf004.
5Fan, N., Reichstein, M., Koirala, S., Mahecha, M., Ahrens, B., Carvalhais, N. (2022). Hydrometeorology influences the apparent temperature sensitivity of terrestrial carbon turnover times. Research Square. doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-1415250/v1.
6Küçük, Ç., Koirala, S., Carvalhais, N., Miralles, D., Reichstein, M., Jung, M. (2022). Characterizing the response of vegetation cover to water limitation in Africa using geostationary satellites. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 14(3): e2021MS002730. doi:10.1029/2021MS002730.
7Linscheid, N., Mahecha, M. D., Rammig, A., Carvalhais, N., Gans, F., Nelson, J. A., Walther, S., Weber, U., Reichstein, M. (2021). Time–scale dependent relations between Earth Observation based proxies of vegetation productivity. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(24): e2021GL093285. doi:10.1029/2021GL093285.
8Migliavacca, M., Musavi, T., Mahecha, M. D., Nelson, J. A., Knauer, J., Baldocchi, D. D., Perez-Priego, O., Christiansen, R., Peters, J., Anderson, K., Bahn, M., Black, T. A., Blanken, P. D., Bonal, D., Buchmann, N., Caldararu, S., Carrara, A., Carvalhais, N., Cescatti, A., Chen, J., Cleverly, J., Cremonese, E., Desai, A. R., El-Madany, T. S., Farella, M. M., Fernández-Martínez, M., Filippa, G., Forkel, M., Galvagno, M., Gomarasca, U., Gough, C. M., Göckede, M., Ibrom, A., Ikawa, H., Janssens, I. A., Jung, M., Kattge, J., Keenan, T. F., Knohl, A., Kobayashi, H., Kraemer, G., Law, B. E., Liddell, M. J., Ma, X., Mammarella, I., Martini, D., Macfarlane, C., Matteucci, G., Montagnani, L., Pabon-Moreno, D. E., Panigada, C., Papale, D., Pendall, E., Penuelas, J., Phillips, R. P., Reich, P. B., Rossini, M., Rotenberg, E., Scott, R. L., Stahl, C., Weber, U., Wohlfahrt, G., Wolf, S., Wright, I. J., Yakir, D., Zaehle, S., Reichstein, M. (2021). The three major axes of terrestrial ecosystem function. Nature, 598, 468-472. doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03939-9.
9Saatchi, S., Longo, M., Xu, L., Yang, Y., Abe, H., André, M., Aukema, J. E., Carvalhais, N., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Cerbu, G. A., Chernela, J. M., Covey, K., Sánchez-Clavijo, L. M., Cubillos, I. V., Davies, S. J., Sy, V. D., Vleeschouwer, F. D., Duque, A., Durieux, A. M. S., Fernandes, K. D. A., Fernandez, L. E., Gammino, V., Garrity, D. P., Gibbs, D. A., Gibbon, L., Gowae, G. Y., Hansen, M., Harris, N. L., Healey, S. P., Hilton, R. G., Johnson, C. M., Kankeu, R. S., Laporte-Goetz, N. T., Lee, H., Lovejoy, T., Lowman, M., Lumbuenamo, R., Malhi, Y., Martinez, J.-M.-M.-A., Nobre, C., Pellegrini, A., Radachowsky, J., Román, F., Russell, D., Sheil, D., Smith, T. B., Spencer, R. G., Stolle, F., Tata, H. L., Torres, D. d. C., Tshimanga, R. M., Vargas, R., Venter, M., West, J., Widayati, A., Wilson, S. N., Brumby, S., Elmore, A. C. (2021). Detecting vulnerability of humid tropical forests to multiple stressors. One Earth, 4(7), 988-1003. doi:10.1016/j.oneear.2021.06.002.
10Santoro, M., Cartus, O., Carvalhais, N., Rozendaal, D. M. A., Avitabile, V., Araza, A., de Bruin, S., Herold, M., Quegan, S., Rodríguez-Veiga, P., Balzter, H., Carreiras, J., Schepaschenko, D., Korets, M., Shimada, M., Itoh, T., Martínez, Á. M., Cavlovic, J., Gatti, R. C., da Bispo, P. C., Dewnath, N., Labrière, N., Liang, J., Lindsell, J., Mitchard, E. T. A., Morel, A., Pascagaza, A. M. P., Ryan, C. M., Slik, F., Laurin, G. V., Verbeeck, H., Wijaya, A., Willcock, S. (2021). The global forest above-ground biomass pool for 2010 estimated from high-resolution satellite observations. Earth System Science Data, 13(8), 3927-3950. doi:10.5194/essd-13-3927-2021.
11Trautmann, T., Koirala, S., Carvalhais, N., Güntner, A., Jung, M. (2022). The importance of vegetation in understanding terrestrial water storage variations. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 26(4), 1089-1109. doi:10.5194/hess-26-1089-2022.

Publications overview

Workshops:

Workshop on NOVEL DATA MINING STRATEGIES
for EXPLORING BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES
and BIOSPHERE-ATMOSPHERE INTERACTIONS

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Workshop on the STATE OF THE BIOSPHERE
Frascati, Nov. 2010

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