- Planetary Boundaries
- Ecosystem Analysis
- Physical Geography
- Systems thinking
- LPJmL dynamic global vegetation modelling
- Green-blue water
Arne Tobian’s research focuses on interactions among planetary boundaries
Tobian is working towards a joint PhD from Stockholm Resilience Centre and Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany. His PhD is part of the Earth Resilience in the Anthropocene (ERA) project. The ERA projects main objective is to improve the understanding of critical transitions shifting the Earth System out of the stable state. Tobian’s research aims at process-based quantifications of interactions among planetary boundaries, thereby investigating how increasing anthropogenic pressure on one aspect of the Earth system can contribute towards destabilizing others.
Tobian holds a Master of Science degree in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science from Lund University, Sweden and a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Leipzig University, Germany. He further followed courses at the Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary, the Universidad de Chile, Chile and the University Centre in Svalbard.
Before joining Stockholm Resilience Centre, Tobian was working as a research and teaching assistant within different subjects at Leipzig University and supported research at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Germany as well as the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.
Please feel free to contact Tobian for any inquires or activities related to his research!
News articles with Tobian, Arne
Research news | 2023-09-13
All planetary boundaries mapped out for the first time, six of nine crossed
For the first time, an international team of scientists is able to provide a detailed outline of planetary resilience by mapping out all nine boundary processes that define a safe operating space for humanity.
Research news | 2022-04-26
Freshwater boundary exceeds safe limits
New assessment reveals dramatic changes to the global water cycle, with parts of the Amazon drying out