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Dr. Anja Hansen

Coordination Leibniz Innovation Farm

Department: CI Leibniz Innovation Farm ; CIS Leibniz Innovation Farm

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Program areas

Research areas

  • Research and project management
  • Greenhouse gas accounting in plant production and livestock husbandry, under uncertainty
  • Effect of changes in soil organic carbon contents on bioenergy assessments
  • Resource efficiency and land use 
  • Biomass use for energy and as material as climate mitigation option
  • Sustainability assessment of agriculture

Scientific activities

  • Working group 'GHG assessment on the farm level' (in German: BEK Handbook 2nd edition, and BEK Online Tool 2.0 'Emission factors & additional Data for Calculation'; English version in preparation) (member until March 2022)



Veröffentlichungen vor ATB-Zugehörigkeit

‘Can this be fun?’ in: ‘My m² Earth. A collaborative photo project on global change’, THESys Discussion Paper No. 2016-4, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany, pp. 1-175, https://edoc.hu-berlin.de/handle/18452/3787

Hansen, A., Dettmer, T., Bock, R., Flake, M. (2005): Coolants based on native ester - comparative life cycle assessment, Material & Design 26(7): 571-577 2003, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2004.08.008

Hesselbach, J., Herrmann, C., Bock, R., Dettmer, T., Kley, G., Brenneis, R., Meyer-Pittroff, R., Falk, O., Hansen, A. (2003): Kühlschmierstoffe aus technischen tierischen Fetten und Altspeisefetten – Herstellung, Technologie und Ökobilanzierung, transkript - BioTechnologie Nachrichten-Magazin, Sonderheft Nachhaltige Biokatalyse (9. Jg.|ISSN 1435-5272|A 49017): 24-27

Flake, M., Fleissner, T., Hansen, A. (2002): Ecological assessment of natural fibre reinforced components and thermoplastics for automotive parts. Progress in rubber, plastics and recycling technology 18(4): 219-245, https://doi.org/10.1177/147776060201800401

Hansen, A., Heuer, E., Flake, M. (2001): Stoffstromnetze für Fruchtfolgen: Analyse ausgewählter Marktfruchtfolgen niedersächsischer Ackerbaubetriebe, Teil II der Beitragsserie: Stoffstromanalysen landwirtschaftlich industrieller Produktlinien, UWSF – Z. Umweltchem. Ökotox. 13 (1) 45–57, https://doi.org/10.1065/uwsf2000.11.033

Hansen, A., Flake, M., Heilmann, J., Fleißner, T., Fischhaber, G. (2001): ‘Life cycle studies of renewable raw materials – natural fibre reinforced component and a varnish’ in: Kyritsis, S. (Hrsg.) Vol. II Conference Proceedings der 1st World Conference on Biomass for Energy and Industry in Sevilla, Spain, 5-9 June 2000, Earthscan, 1036-1039. 

Flake, M., Fleissner, T., Hansen, A. (2000): Ökologische Bewertung des Einsatzes nachwachsender Rohstoffe für Verkleidungskomponenten im Automobilbau: Lebensweganalyse verschiedener Faserverbundwerkstoffe, eine Studie für die Audi AG, Ingolstadt; Landschaftsökologie und Umweltforschung 34, Braunschweig: Inst. für Geographie und Geoökologie 171 S. 

Möhlmann, H., Hansen, A., Flake, M., Richter, O. (2000): Kopplung der technischen Systeme mit agrarökologischen Prozessen, Teil I der Beitragsserie: Stoffstromanalysen landwirtschaftlich industrieller Produktlinien, UWSF – Z. Umweltchem. Ökotox. 12 (5) 245–306, https://doi.org/10.1065/uwsf2000.10.031

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 01/2021 Member of Executive Staff Unit (Coordination Leibniz-Innovationshof)
  • 04/2018-12/2020 Research Assistant Research Program 1
  • 10/2017-03/2018 Scientist Call ‘Future Agricultural Systems’
  • 05/2017-09/2017 Executive Staff Unit (Evaluation) 
  • 2016-2017 Project Scientist in the Nexus-Projekt 
  • since 01/2013 Coordination of the Leibniz Graduate School LandPaKT
  • 2009-2017 PhD student at the ATB, Dept. 2 Technology Assessment and Substance Cycles and Humboldt University Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences
  • 2000 to 2007 LCE Consulting GmbH Braunschweig (Co-Founder, project manager, Duties included contract research and consulting for companies regarding their environmentally sound design of production processes, products and services as well as knowlegde transfer between ecology, economy and technology. Preparing of several studies on comparing ecological assessment of products and processes, e.g. substance and eco-balances for renewable raw materials in different technical applications (natural fibres in automotive interiors, lubricants based on fats, process assessment for e.g. RME, TME and Diesel) 
  • 1999 Technical University of Braunschweig Freelancer (‘Ecological assessment of renewable raw materials for automotive interiors - life cycle analysis of several fibre composites’); Diploma in Geo-ecology (‘Material flow nets for crop rotation - a common crop rotation of the souther lower Saxonian downs’)