Charlotte Gerling

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Consultation Hours Charlotte Gerling

Charlotte Gerling, M.Sc.

on request
Raum LG 10/534g

Field of Research

biodiversity conservation, agri-environment schemes, payments for ecosystem services (PES), climate change, ecological-economic modelling, (grassland) biodiversity

Publications

Peer reviewed publications

  • C. Gerling, M. Drechsler, K. Keuler, J.A. Leins, K. Radtke, B. Schulz, A. Sturm and F. Wätzold (2022). Climate-ecological-economic modelling for the cost-effective spatio-temporal allocation of conservation measures in cultural landscapes facing climate change. QOpen. (Link)
  • Martin Drechsler, Charlotte Gerling, Klaus Keuler, Johannes Leins, Astrid Sturm und Frank Wätzold (2021): A quantitative approach for the design of robust and cost-effective conservation policies under uncertain climate change: The case of grasshopper conservation in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany in Journal of Environmental Management 296, 113201. (Link)
  • Charlotte Gerling, Frank Wätzold (2020): An economic evaluation framework for land‐use‐based conservation policy instruments in a changing climate, Conservation Biology (Link)
  • C. Gerling et al. (2019) "Modeling the co-evolution of natural, economic and governance subsystems in integrated agri-ecological systems: Perspectives and challenges", Ecological Complexity 40 (A),100792 (Link)
  • Charlotte Gerling, Astrid Sturm and Frank Wätzold: Ecological-economic modelling to compare the impact of organic and conventional farming on endangered grassland bird and butterfly species,  Agricultural Systems Volume 173, July 2019, pages 424-434 (Link)

Scientific Policy Advice

  • 1. Policy Brief of the Ecoclimb project: Artenschutz in Agrarlandschaften unter Klimawandel –Empfehlungen zur Ausgestaltung von Politikinstrumenten (Species Conservation in agricultural landscapes under climate change - reccomendations for the design of policy instruments) (Link)

Proceedings

  • Gerling, C. & Wätzold, F. 2019. Beständigkeit oder Flexibilität? Konzeptionelle Bewertung von naturschutzpolitischen Instrumenten zum Artenschutz bei Klimawandel. In: H. Korn, H. Dünnfelder, & R. Schliep (Hrsg.): Biodiversität und Klima – Vernetzung der Akteure in Deutschland XV. BfN-Skripten 536. (Link)
  • Gerling, Charlotte (2018). Auswirkungen von biologischer Landwirtschaft auf Grünlandbiodiversität im Rahmen eines Agrarumweltprogramms. In: H. Korn, H. Dünnfelder & R.  Schliep. (Hrsg.): "Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt XVI - Interdisziplinärer Forschungsaustausch im Rahmen des Übereinkommens über die biologische Vielfalt", BfN-Skripten 487, Bundesamt für Naturschutz:  Bonn- Bad Godesberg, S. 15-20. ISBN 978-3-89624-224-2 (Link).

Working Paper

  • Gerling C, Drechsler M, Keuler K, Sturm A, Wätzold F (2022) Time to consider the timing of conservation measures: designing cost-effective agri-environment schemes under climate change. MPRA. (Link)
  • Charlotte Gerling, Oliver Schöttker, and John Hearne (2022): "Irreversible and partly reversible investments in the optimal reserve design problem: the role of flexibility under climate change". (Link)
  • Charlotte Gerling, Martin Drechsler, Klaus Keuler, Johannes Leins, Kai Radtke, Björn Schulz, Astrid Strum, and Frank Wätzold (2021): Cost-effective conservation in the face of climate change: combining ecological-economic modelling and climate science for the cost-effective spatio-temporal allocation of conservation measures in agricultural landscapes (Link)
  • Charlotte Gerling, Astrid Strum, and Frank Wätzold (2020): The impact of climate change on the profit-maximising timing of grassland use and conservation costs (Link)
  • Gerling, Charlotte and Wätzold, Frank (2019): Evaluating policy instruments for the conservation of biodiversity in a changing climate. (Link)
  • Charlotte Gerling, Astrid Sturm and Frank Wätzold (2017): The impact of organic farming on endangered birds and butterflies: applying an ecological-economic model. (Link)

Poster

  • Poster of the project Ecoclimb at the "Abschlusskonferenz des BMBF Förderschwerpunkts Ökonomie des Klimawandels - 10 Jahre Wirtschaftsforschung zum Klimaschutz" (Link)
Presentations

Presentations

  • Conference Presentation "Flexibility of policy instruments for cost-effective biodiversity conservation under climate change: land purchase versus conservation contracts" at the "Environmental Protection and Sustainability Forum" in Graz (Austria), 28.09.202
  • Conference Presentation "Keep it or Leave it - the Role of Reversible Conservation Investments in Optimal Reserve Design under Climate Change " at the AURÖ Nachwuchsworkshop “Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie" in Graz (Austria), 27.09.2022
  • Conference Presentation "Keep it or Leave it - the Role of Reversible Conservation Investments in Optimal Reserve Design under Climate Change " at the VfS Jahrestagung 2022 (Basel, Switzerland) at 14.09.2022
  • Conference Presentation at the ECCB 2022 in Prag: Irreversible and partly reversible investments in the optimal reserve design problem: the role of flexibility under climate change
  • Conference Presentation at the ECCB 2022 in Prag (with Atrid Sturm):Assessing cost-effectiveness of agri-environment schemes under climate change: the case of meadow bird conservation in Northern Germany
  • Conference Presentation at the 27th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE2022) in Rimini (Italy): "Flexibility of policy instruments for cost-effective biodiversity conservation under climate change: land purchase versus conservation contracts"
  • Conference Presentation at the 2022 Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA) Post-Conference Workshop: Ecosystem Services Foundations for Resilient Communities: Agriculture, Land Use, Coasts, and Energy for Human Well-Being in Mystic (Connecticut, USA): "Time to consider the timing of conservation measures: designing cost-effective agri-environment schemes under climate change"
  • Conference Presentation "Modelling the cost-effective spatio-temporal allocation of conservation measures in agricultural landscapes facing climate change" at 27.9.21 at the VfS Annual Conference 2021 (online)
  • Conference Presentation "Cost-effectiveness and robustness of conservation measures in agricultural landscapes facing climate change" at the Online Summer Workshop in Environment, Energy, and Transportation Economics (OSWEET) at 24.09.2021 (Link)
  • Conference Presentation "Modelling the cost-effective spatio-temporal allocation of conservation measures in agricultural landscapes facing climate change", presented at the 22. Bioecon Conference (Jackson, Wyoming, USA, online), 19.09.2021
    • Chair of the session "Integrating Ecological and Socio-economic Knowledge for Biodiversity Conservation Under Climate Change"
  • Conference Presentation "Modelling the cost-effective spatio-temporal allocation of conservation measures in agricultural landscapes facing climate change", presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE 2021). June 23-25, 2021.
    • Chair of the session "Biodiversity Conservation II"
  • Presentation of "Design of policy instruments under climate change" at the project-workshop "Ecological-economic perspectives on policy instruments for the conservation of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes with climate change" together with the Alfred Töpfer Akademie für Naturschutz within the project Ecoclimb on 15. and 16.6.2021
  • Presentation: "A coupled climate-ecological-economic model to assess the impact of climate change on cost-effective conservation: the case of the large marsh grasshopper" at the international workshop "Economics of Biodiversity Conservation under Climate Change", 17. and 18.3.2020, Lübbenau/Cottbus/online
  • Presentation: "Permanence or Flexibility? A Conceptual Analysis of Policy Instruments  for Biodiversity Protection under Climate Change", on the 19.09.2018 at  the "BfN-Conference Biodiversity and Climate - networking of the actors  in Germany XV" organised by the Federal Agency of Nature Conservation on  the island Vilm.
  • Conference Presentation by Charlotte Gerling: "The Impact of Organic Farming on Biodiversity in the Context of an Agri-environment Scheme" at the "World Conference of Natural Resource Modeling 2018" on the 11.6.18 in Guangzhou, China
    • Winner of the prize for the "best student presentation".
  • Presentation: "Auswirkungen von biologischer Landwirtschaft auf Grünlandbiodiversität im Rahmen eines Agrarumweltprogramms" at the Interdisciplinary Science Meeting on the UN CBD framework (Interdisziplinären Wissenschaftstagung zur Biodiversitätsforschung im Rahmen des UN-Übereinkommens über die biologische Vielfalt (CBD)) at Vilm, Germany, 23.08.17
Teaching
  • Ökonomie der Landnutzung und Wasserbewirtschaftung
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Evaluation
Curriculum Vitae

currently Ecoclimb: Economics of climate adaptation for biodiversity conservation

06/2017-05/2018 AgriTip: Modelling the co-evolution of socio-economic and ecological systems in Agriculture to develop early warning systems for Tipping points

since 11/2016
Chair of Environmental Economics at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

2014-2016
Master of Science (Environmental and Resource Management), BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

Topic of Masterthesis: Applying DSS Ecopay to Analyse the Impact of Organic Farming on Endangered Bird and Butterfly Species

10/2015-07/2016
Internship at Arqum GmbH (Energyauditing)

07/2015-03/2016
Hilfskraft at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg (homepage Environmental Management, promotion, research)

2014
Internship and project assistant at Arqum GmbH (Environmental, Energy and Sustainabilitymanagement)

2012-2013
Year abroad at Universidad de Jaén, Spain

2011-2013
Bachelor of Science (Majors: Environmental Studies, Development Studies) at Victoria University of Wellington, Neuseeland