Expertises

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences

    • Climate
    • Climate Change
    • Risk
    • Event
    • Flood
    • Adaptation
    • Rainfall
  • Social Sciences

    • Disasters

Organisaties

Nevenwerkzaakheden

  • International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)Member of Board of Trustees
  • IIED-EuropeSupervisory Board
  • European Scientific Advisory Board on Climate ChangeMember
  • Royal Netherlands Meteorological InstituteDirector-General and Chief Science Officer
  • Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)Institute Advisory Committee (Instituutsadviesraad) NIOZ

Publicaties

2024
Detecting the human fingerprint in the summer 2022 western-central European soil droughtEarth System Dynamics, 15(1), 131-154. Schumacher, D. L., Zachariah, M., Otto, F., Barnes, C., Philip, S., Kew, S., Vahlberg, M., Singh, R., Heinrich, D., Arrighi, J., Van Aalst, M., Hauser, M., Hirschi, M., Bessenbacher, V., Gudmundsson, L., Beaudoing, H. K., Rodell, M., Li, S., Yang, W., … Seneviratne, S. I.https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-15-131-2024Beyond the forecast: knowledge gaps to anticipate disasters in armed conflict areas with high forced displacementEnvironmental research letters, 19(2), Article 023001, 1-13. Jaime, C., Coughlan de Perez, E., Aalst, M. v. & Easton-Calabria, E.https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ad2023
2023
Attribution of the heavy rainfall events leading to severe flooding in Western Europe during July 2021Climatic change, 176(7), Article 90. Tradowsky, J. S., Philip, S. Y., Kreienkamp, F., Kew, S. F., Lorenz, P., Arrighi, J., Bettmann, T., Caluwaerts, S., Chan, S. C., De Cruz, L., de Vries, H., Demuth, N., Ferrone, A., Fischer, E. M., Fowler, H. J., Goergen, K., Heinrich, D., Henrichs, Y., Kaspar, F., … Wanders, N.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-023-03502-7Extreme heat alerts and impacts across Mozambique 2016 - 2022: Gathering evidence from media articlesIn 26th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science “Spatial data for design”, Article 11 (pp. 1-13). Copernicus. Pereira Marghidan, C., van Aalst, M. K., Blanford, J. I., Marrufo, T. & Maure, G.https://doi.org/10.5194/agile-giss-4-11-2023Heatwaves in Mozambique 1983–2016: Characteristics, trends and city-level summaries using high-resolution CHIRTS-dailyWeather and climate extremes, 40, Article 100565. Pereira Marghidan, C., van Aalst, M., Blanford, J. I., Guigma, K., Pinto, I., Maure, G. & Marrufo, T.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2023.100565Climate change increased extreme monsoon rainfall, flooding highly vulnerable communities in PakistanEnvironmental Research: Climate, 2(2), 025001. Otto, F. E. L., Zachariah, M., Saeed, F., Siddiqi, A., Kamil, S., Mushtaq, H., Arulalan, T., Achutarao, K., Chaithra, S. T., Barnes, C., Philip, S., Kew, S., Vautard, R., Koren, G., Pinto, I., Wolski, P., Vahlberg, M., Singh, R., Arrighi, J., … Clarke, B.https://doi.org/10.1088/2752-5295/acbfd5Evaluating the explainability and performance of an elementary versus a statistical impact-based forecasting model. Sedhain, S., van den Homberg, M., Teklesadik, A., van Aalst, M. K. & Kerle, N.https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu23-11434Can social protection tackle emerging risks from climate change, and how? A framework and a critical reviewClimate Risk Management, 40, Article 100501 (E-pub ahead of print/First online). Costella, C. V., van Aalst, M. K. & Georgiadou, P. Y.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2023.100501Adaptation to compound climate risks: A systematic global stocktakeiScience, 26(2), Article 105926. Simpson, N. P., Williams, P. A., Mach, K. J., Berrang-Ford, L., Biesbroek, R., Haasnoot, M., Segnon, A. C., Campbell, D., Musah-Surugu, J. I., Joe, E. T., Nunbogu, A. M., Sabour, S., Meyer, A. L. S., Andrews, T. M., Singh, C., Siders, A. R., Lawrence, J., van Aalst, M. & Trisos, C. H.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2023.105926
2022
Rapid attribution analysis of the extraordinary heat wave on the Pacific coast of the US and Canada in June 2021Earth System Dynamics, 13(4), 1689-1713. Philip, S. Y., Kew, S. F., Van Oldenborgh, G. J., Anslow, F. S., Seneviratne, S. I., Vautard, R., Coumou, D., Ebi, K. L., Arrighi, J., Singh, R., van Aalst, M., Pereira Marghidan, C., Wehner, M., Yang, W., Li, S., Schumacher, D. L., Hauser, M., Bonnet, R., Luu, L. N., … Otto, F. E. L.https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-13-1689-2022What was known: Weather forecast availability and communication in conflict-affected countriesInternational journal of disaster risk reduction, 83, Article 103421. Jaime, C., Coughlan de Perez, E., van Aalst, M., Raju, E. & Sheaffer, A.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2022.103421Limited role of climate change in extreme low rainfall associated with southern Madagascar food insecurity, 2019-21Environmental Research: Climate, Article 021003. Harrington, L. J., Wolski, P., Pinto, I., Ramarosandratana, A. M., Barimalala, R., vautard, r., Philip, S., Kew, S., Singh, R., Heinrich, D., Arrighi, J., Raju, E., Thalheimer, L., Razanakoto, T., van Aalst, M., Li, S., Bonnet, R., Yang, W., Otto, F. & Oldenborgh, G. J. v.https://doi.org/10.1088/2752-5295/aca695Ten new insights in climate science 2022Global Sustainability, 5, Article e20 (E-pub ahead of print/First online). Martin, M. A., Boakye, E. A., Boyd, E., Broadgate, W., Bustamante, M., Canadell, J. G., Carr, E. R., Chu, E. K., Cleugh, H., Csevár, S., Daoudy, M., De Bremond, A., Dhimal, M., Ebi, K. L., Edwards, C., Fuss, S., Girardin, M. P., Glavovic, B., Hebden, S., … Zhao, Z. J.https://doi.org/10.1017/sus.2022.17Multiform flood risk in a rapidly changing world: what we do not do, what we should and why it mattersEnvironmental research letters, 17(8), Article 081001. Kruczkiewicz, A., Cian, F., Monasterolo, I., Di Baldassarre, G., Caldas, A., Royz, M., Glasscoe, M., Ranger, N. & van Aalst, M.https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac7ed9Managing multiple hazards: lessons from anticipatory humanitarian action for climate disasters during COVID-19Climate and development, 14(4), 374-388. Tozier De La Poterie, A., Clatworthy, Y., Easton-calabria, E., Coughlan De Perez, E., Lux, S. & Van Aalst, M.https://doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2021.1927659Assessing the spatio-temporal distribution of extreme heat events in Mozambique using the CHIRTS temperature dataset for 1983-2016.. Pereira Marghidan, C., Blanford, J. I., van Aalst, M. K., Guigma, K., Maure, G., Pinto, I., Arrighi, J. & Marrufo, T.https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6408101Epidemiological versus meteorological forecasts: Best practice for linking models to policymakingInternational Journal of Forecasting, 38(2), 521-526. Coughlan de Perez, E., Stephens, E., van Aalst, M., Bazo, J., Fournier-Tombs, E., Funk, S., Hess, J. J., Ranger, N. & Lowe, R.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijforecast.2021.08.003Planning for compound hazards during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of climate information systemsBulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 103(3), 704-709 (E-pub ahead of print/First online). Zaitchik, B. F., Omumbo, J., Lowe, R., van Aalst, M., Anderson, L. O., Fischer, E., Norman, C., Robbins, J., Barciela, R., Trtanj, J., Von Borries, R. & Luterbacher, J.https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0215.1Summary for PolicymakersIn Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: Contribution of Working Group II to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (pp. 3-33). Cambridge University Press. Reckien, D. & van Aalst, M. K.https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009325844.001Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Technical Summary. Cambridge University Press. Reckien, D. & van Aalst, M. K.https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009325844.002

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Hoogleraar Klimaat en Rampen (Climate and Disaster Resilience) aan de Universteit Twente (ITC).

Hoofddirecteur en Chief Science Officer van het KNMI.

Lid van de Europese wetenschappelijke klimaatraad.

Voormalig directeur van het international Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, een expertise centrum op het gebied van klimaat en rampen voor het internationale Rode Kruis, met staf over de hele wereld. Betrokken bij rampen management en risico reductie, maar ook bij de internationale klimaat onderhandelingen (UNFCCC). 

Mede-initiatiefnemer en lid van de stuurgroep van het World Weather Attribution consortium.

Coordinating Lead Author voor het Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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