Geology & Earth Science

Geology & Earth Science Experts

Dr. Robert Bierkandt

Sustainable Solutions
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research


Robert Bierkandt studied Physics at the Technical University of Berlin and is a PhD student with Prof. Anders Levermann in the research area Global Adaptation Strategies.

Research Interest

He works on climate impacts on global supply chains.


  • L. Wenz, S.N. Willner, R. Bierkandt, A. Levermann Acclimate—a model for economic damage propagation. Part 2: a dynamic formulation of the backward effects of disaster-induced production failures in the global supply network Environment, Systems and Decisions 34 (2014), 525-539, DOI: 10.1007/s10669-014-9521-6.

  • L. Wenz, S.N. Willner, A. Radebach, R. Bierkandt, J.C. Steckel, A. Levermann Regional and sectoral disaggregation of multi-regional input-output tables - A flexible algorithm Economic Systems Research 27 (2014), 1-19, DOI: 10.1080/09535314.2014.987731.

  • F. Creutzig, G. Baiocchi, R. Bierkandt, P.P. Pichler, K.C. Seto Global typology of urban energy use and potentials for an urbanization mitigation wedge Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) (2015), DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1315545112

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