Nicole van Maanen is a PhD candidate at the Humboldt University of Berlin and works as a Research Analyst at Climate Analytics. She was a visiting researcher at the Columbia Water Center in 2023 with Prof. Upmanu Lall. Her research focuses on improving climate impact assessments by developing scenarios for sectoral adaptive capacity to climate change, among others, for coastal flood protection. Nicole holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Potsdam and a M.Sc. in Climate Studies from Wageningen University & Research.
Research areas: adaptation, adaptive capacity, climate change impacts, risk assessments, sustainable development, scenario development, climate litigation, labour productivity