prof.dr. M.K. van Aalst (Maarten)



Earth & Environmental Sciences
Climate Change
Social Sciences
Climate Change
Red Cross
Business & Economics


  • Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
  • NWO
    NWO WOTRO Steering Group
  • Columbia University, International Research Institute for Climate and Society
    adjoint Senior Research Scientist
  • Climate Risk Management (Elsevier)
  • International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
    Member of Board of Trustees
  • IIED-Europe
    Supervisory Board
  • European Scientific Advisory Board on Climate Change


Reckien, D. , & van Aalst, M. K. (2022). Summary for Policymakers. In H-O. Pörtner, D. C. Roberts, M. Tignor, E. S. Poloczanska, K. Mintenberg, A. Alegría, M. Craig, S. Langsdorf, S. Löschke, V. Möller, A. Okem, & B. Rama (Eds.), 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. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009325844.001
Bazo, J., Coughlan de Perez, E., Jacome, G., Mantilla, K., Destrooper, M. , & Van Aalst, M. K. (2021). Anticipation mechanism for cold wave: Forecast based financing a case study in the Peruvian Andes. Frontiers in Climate, 3, 1-12. [747906]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2021.747906
Tozier De La Poterie, A., Clatworthy, Y., Easton-calabria, E., Coughlan De Perez, E., Lux, S. , & Van Aalst, M. (2021). Managing multiple hazards: lessons from anticipatory humanitarian action for climate disasters during COVID-19. Climate and development, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2021.1927659
Luu, L. N., Scussolini, P., Kew, S., Philip, S., Hariadi, M. H., Vautard, R., Van Mai, K., Van Vu, T., Truong, K. B., Otto, F., Van Der Schrier, G. , Van Aalst, M. K., & Van Oldenborgh, G. J. (2021). Attribution of typhoon-induced torrential precipitation in Central Vietnam, October 2020. Climatic change, 169(3-4), 1-22. [24]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-021-03261-3
Araos, M., Jagannathan, K., Shukla, R., Ajibade, I., Coughlan de Perez, E., Davis, K., Ford, J. D., Galappaththi, E. K., Grady, C., Hudson, A. J., Joe, E. T., Kirchhoff, C. J., Lesnikowski, A., Nagle Alverio, G., Nielsen, M., Orlove, B., Pentz, B. , Reckien, D., Siders, A. R., ... Turek-Hankins, L. L. (2021). Equity in human adaptation-related responses: A systematic global review. One earth, 4(10), 1454-1467. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.09.001
Sitati, A., Joe, E., Pentz, B., Grayson, C. , Jaime Sanchez, M. C., Gilmore, E., Galappaththi, E., Hudson, A., Alverio, G. N., Mach, K. J. , van Aalst, M., Simpson, N., Schwerdtle, P. N., Templeman, S., Zommers, Z., Ajibade, I., Chalkasra, L. S. S., Umunay, P., Togola, I., ... Coughlan de Perez, E. (2021). Climate change adaptation in conflict-affected countries: A systematic assessment of evidence. Discover Sustainability, 2, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43621-021-00052-9
Berrang-Ford, L., Lesnikowski, A., Fischer, AP., Siders, A., Mach, KJ., Thomas, A., Callaghan, M., Haddaway, N., Kerr, RB., Biesbroek, R., Bowen, K., Deryng, D., Elliott, S., Ford, J. D., Garschagen, M., Gilmore, E., Harper, S., Hassnoot, M., Lissner, T. , ... van Aalst, M. (2021). The global adaptation mapping initiative (GAMI): Part 1 – Introduction and overview of methods. Protocol Exchange, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.pex-1240/v1
Fischer, AP., Callaghan, M., Berrang-Ford, L., Nielsen, M., Sotnik, G., Canosa, IV., Villaverde Canosa, I., Haddaway, N., Biesbroek, R., Harper, S., Minx, J. C., ECd, P. , Reckien, D. , & van Aalst, M. (2021). The global adaptation mapping initiative (GAMI): Part 2 – Screening protocol. Protocol Exchange, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.pex-1241/v1
Van Oldenborgh, G. J., Hendon, H., Stockdale, T., L'Heureux, M., Coughlan De Perez, E., Singh, R. , & Van Aalst, M. (2021). Defining El Niño indices in a warming climate. Environmental research letters, 16(4), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abe9ed
Simpson, N. P., Mach, K. J., Constable, A., Hess, J., Hogarth, R., Howden, M., Lawrence, J., Lempert, R. J., Muccione, V., Mackey, B., New, M. G., O'Neill, B., Otto, F., Pörtner, H-O., Reisinger, A., Roberts, D., Schmidt, D. N., Seneviratne, S., Strongin, S., ... Trisos, C. H. (2021). A framework for complex climate change risk assessment. One earth, 4(4), 489-501. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.03.005
van Oldenborgh, G. J., van der Wiel, K., Kew, S., Philip, S., Otto, F., Vautard, R., King, A., Lott, F. , Arrighi, J., Singh, R. , & van Aalst, M. (2021). Pathways and pitfalls in extreme event attribution. Climatic change, 166, 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-021-03071-7
Jan Van Oldenborgh, G., Krikken, F., Lewis, S., Leach, N. J., Lehner, F., Saunders, K. R., Van Weele, M., Haustein, K., Li, S., Wallom, D., Sparrow, S. , Arrighi, J., Singh, R. K. , Van Aalst, M. K., Philip, S. Y., Vautard, R., & Otto, F. E. L. (2021). Attribution of the Australian bushfire risk to anthropogenic climate change. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 21(3), 941-960. https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-941-2021
Zommers, Z., Marbaix, P., Fischlin, A., Ibrahim, Z. Z., Grant, S., Magnan, A. K., Pörtner, H., Howden, M., Calvin, K., Warner, K., Thiery, W., Sebesvari, Z., Davin, E. L., Evans, J. P., Rosenzweig, C., O’neill, B. C., Patwardhan, A., Warren, R. , Van Aalst, M., & Hulbert, M. (2020). Burning embers: towards more transparent and robust climate-change risk assessments. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 1(10), 516-529. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43017-020-0088-0
Vautard, R. , Van Aalst, M., Boucher, O., Drouin, A., Haustein, K., Kreienkamp, F., Van Oldenborgh, G. J., Otto, F. E. L., Ribes, A., Robin, Y., Schneider, M., Soubeyroux, J. M., Stott, P., Seneviratne, S. I., Vogel, M. M., & Wehner, M. (2020). Human contribution to the record-breaking June and July 2019 heatwaves in Western Europe. Environmental research letters, 15(9), 1-9. [094077]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aba3d4
Philip, S., Kew, S., van Oldenborgh, G. J., Otto, F., Vautard, R., van der Wiel, K., King, A., Lott, F., Arrighi, J., Singh, R. , & van Aalst, M. (2020). A protocol for probabilistic extreme event attribution analyses. Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology and Oceanography, 6(2), 177-203. https://doi.org/10.5194/ascmo-6-177-2020
Lopez, A., Coughlan de Perez, E., Bazo, J., Suarez, P., van den Hurk, B. , & van Aalst, M. (2020). Bridging forecast verification and humanitarian decisions: A valuation approach for setting up action-oriented early warnings. Weather and climate extremes, 27, [100167]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2018.03.006
Singh, R. K., Arrighi, J., Coughlan de Perez, E., Warrick, O., Suarez, P., Koelle, B., Jjemba, E. , van Aalst, M. K., Roberts, D. C., Pörtner, H. O., & Jones, R. G. (2019). International Conference on Climate Risk Management, inputs for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report. Climate and development, 11(8), 655-658. https://doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2018.1521331
Coughlan de Perez, E. , van Aalst, M., Choularton, R., van den Hurk, B., Mason, S., Nissan, H., & Schwager, S. (2019). From rain to famine: assessing the utility of rainfall observations and seasonal forecasts to anticipate food insecurity in East Africa. Food security, 11(1), 57-68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-018-00885-9

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Prinses Margriet Leerstoel Rampen en Klimaat aan de Universteit Twente (ITC)

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).

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




Universiteit Twente
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
ITC (gebouwnr. 75), kamer 5-042
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