Dr. Patrick Laux

associate lecturer
Regional Climate and Hydrology
Phone: +49 8821 183 259
Address: Alter Postweg 118, 86159 Augsburg

Research Foci

  • Impacts of climate change and climate variability on agricultural productivity and terrestrial water balance to contribute to better informed adaptation options
  • Seasonal climate forecasts and long-term climate projections
  • Regional climate modeling (Dynamical Downscaling, Statistical Downscaling, Bias Correction)

Research projects

Current research projects:

  • SALDI: Introduction of novel, adaptive and sustainable soil degradation assessment tools in Southern Africa.
  • SaWaM: Seasonal Water Management in semi-arid Regions (BMBF)


Finished research projects

  • WASCAL: West African Science Service Center on Climate and Adapted Land Use
  • BIAS2: Synthesis of high-resolution regionalization, multivariate stochastic bias correction and optimized hydrological model and process analysis.



Curriculum Vitae

Since 2017  habilitation process at the University of Augsburg

Since 2015  Senior Scientist at IMK-IFU

Since 2009  PostDoc at IMK-IFU

2009            PhD at the University of Stuttgart

2004-2009   research assistant at the IMK-IFU

1996-2003   studies of environmental sciences at the University of Trier


No courses available.