Research Associate, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

Department of Geography, Kiel University, Germany

Barbara Neumann is a research associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany, and she is affiliated with Kiel University and the Cluster of Excellence ‘The Future Ocean’ in Kiel, Germany. Trained as a geographer, her research interest and expertise is in human-environment interactions in coastal and marine areas, sustainable development of coastal social-ecological systems and vulnerability to effects such as sea-level rise. She has contributed to the 2017 ICSU report “A Guide to Interactions: From Science to Implementation” and the chapter analysing interactions, co-benefits and trade-offs of the ocean-SDG 14, inter alia.