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Jan Petzold

Dr. Jan Petzold

Wissenschaftler/in (Drittmittel)

Post address

Lehr- und Forschungseinheit Mensch-Umwelt-Beziehungen
Luisenstraße 37
80333 München

Home address

Luisenstraße 37
3. Stock
80333 München
Room A 324

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 4180


Office hours

Nach Vereinbarung.

Further information on the person

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the TRANSCEND project focussing on leverage points for transformative climate change adaptation in coastal settlements.

Research projects

Island Studies Network - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Island Exchanges, Environments, and Perceptions (01.06.2021 - 31.12.2022) >> more

TRANSCEND - Transformation Decisions for the Adaptation and Sustainability of Cities in the Face of Environmental and Socio-economic Change (15.11.2019 - 14.11.2024) >> more

Cultural ecosystem services and human well-being in Madagascar under climate change (01.05.2019 - 31.10.2019) >> more



Research associate, Department of Geography, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

10/2019 - 09/2021

Research associate, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability, Cluster of Excellence CLICCS, University of Hamburg, Germany

12/2016 - 09/2019

Science officer, IPCC WGII TSU c/o Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremen, Germany

11/2013 - 02/2014

Visiting researcher, Department of Geography, University of Exeter, UK

11/2012 - 05/2016

Research assistant and doctoral student, Institute of Geography, School of Integrated Climate System Sciences (SICSS), University of Hamburg, Germany

03/2012 - 10/2012

Project assistant, Zukunftsrat Hamburg, Germany

09/2009 - 06/2010

Erasmus exchange, School of Geography, University of Southampton, UK

03/2008 - 10/2008

Internship, Drilling and Dam Construction Agency (DDCA), Ministry of Water, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

02/2007 - 04/2007

Internship, Greenpeace Germany e.V., Hamburg, Germany

04/2006 - 09/2011

Diplom Geography, Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg, Germany

Scientific activities


Co-Editor, Island Studies Journal (ISSN 1715-2593):