Dr. Ana Bastos
Group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry Jena
Ana leads a research group on climate-ecosystem disturbance interactions at the Biogeochemical Integration Department at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry. Ana obtained her PhD degree in 2015 and her research aims at better understanding interannual to long-term variability in the carbon cycle and its uncertainties, with a focus on the interactions between climate variability and change, ecosystem dynamics and disturbance patterns. This is carried out by combining multiple data streams, from earth-observation data, to data-driven models and process-based modeling.
Ana has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and h-index of 33 (Google Scholar), including publications in high-ranking journals. She was a contributing author to the IPCC special report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL) as well as to recent Global Carbon Budget publications. She currently co-leads the Global Carbon Project’s RECCAP-2 activities and the European Space Agency’s project to support RECCAP-2.