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PD Dr. Katrin Drastig

Leader of the working group "Water productivity in agriculture (AgroHyd)"

Department: Technology Assessment

Telefon: +49 331 5699-218
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Program areas

Research areas

  • Process assessment under climate change conditions
  • Assessment of technical and process adaptation demand
  • Agricultural water balances of single processes and of whole branches as basis for further development

Scientific activities

  • Collaboration in the Technical Committee GB-4 "Soil Water Management" of the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA)
  • Member in the working group (WG 11) for the development of ISO 14002-2 „Environmental management systems – Guidelines for using ISO 14001 to address environmental aspects and conditions within an environmental topic area – Part 2: Water”
  • ATB-contact person for the Germany's National Meteorological Service, the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)  (since 2017)
  • ATB-Person of confidence for PhD students (since 2011)



Veröffentlichungen vor ATB-Zugehörigkeit

  • DIN EN ISO 14002-2 Umweltmanagementsysteme - Leitlinien für die Nutzung von ISO 14001 zur Behandlung von Umweltaspekten und -zuständen innerhalb eines Umweltthemengebiets - Teil 2: Wasser (ISO 14002-2:2023); Deutsche Fassung EN ISO 14002-2:2023

  • Drastig, K., Vellenga, L., Qualitz, G., Singh, R., Pfister, S., Boulay, A.-M., Wiedemann, S., Prochnow, A., Chapagain, A., De Camillis, C., Opio, C. & Mottet, A. (2021) Accounting for livestock water productivity - How and why?. Land and Water Discussion Papers. Rome, FAO. https://doi.org/10.4060/ca7565en
  • FAO (2019) LEAP: Guidelines for water use assessment of livestock production systems and supply chains. FAO, Rom, 104 S. http://www.fao.org/partnerships/leap/resources/guidelines/en/

Curriculum Vitae

Katrin Drastig
Professional Career:

  • 2018 Habilitation in Crop Sciences, Humboldt-University zu Berlin
  • since 2009 Research Scientist at the Leibniz-Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim within the research area "Water efficiency in agriculture"
  • 09/2004 - 03/2009 Assistant in the young researcher group "Information and Modelling Systems for the Management of Large-scale Flood Events" at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Section Hydrology
  • 10/1999 - 09/2004 Assistant and PhD-student in the project "Waterbudget of Disturbed and Undisturbed Ecosystems" of the German Science Council
  • 10/1998 - 10/2003 Research Scientist at the Institute of Applied Geosciences in Giessen, Germany


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