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Dr. Amanuel Gebremichael

Dr. Amanuel Gebremichael
Photo: L. Raatz


University of Potsdam

Biodiversity Research/ Systematic Botany

Maulbeerallee 1, R. 2.11

14469 Potsdam, Germany


Phone: 0049 (0)331 977 - 190612


Dr. Amanuel Gebremichael
Photo: L. Raatz



Research interests


  • Understanding impact of agricultural practices on GHG emissions
  • Nutrient (NPK) cycling in agroecosyetms and the effect on N2O and CO2 emissions
  • C sequestration and GHG dynamics in natural vegetation and  agricultural lands
  • Assessing the impact of drying and rewetting on GHG dynamics



Education and experience


Since July, 2021 -   Postdoctoral researcher at University of Potsdam in GreenGaDe Project (Greenhouse Gas Determination in West Africa’s Agricultural Landscapes)

2019-2021 - Postdoctoral researcher at Teagasc Environmental Research Centre in MINE Project (Manipulation and Integration of Nitrogen Emissions)

2017-2018 - Research Assistant at University College Dublin (Maintenance of eddy covariance towers together with associated field instrumentation)

2012-2017 - PhD with Prof. Bruce Osborne and Dr Patrick Orr at University College Dublin (Impact of flooding and drying-rewetting events on CO2 and N2O fluxes in a coastal grassland ecosystem)

2008-2011 - MSc in Hydroscience and Engineering at Technische Univeritaet Dresden (Investigations on the systematic errors of precipitation data and possibilities for the correction of these errors)

2005-2008 - Junior Meteorologist at the National Meteorological Agency of Ethiopia (Weather forecasting and climate prediction department)

2002-2005 - BSc in Meteorology Science at Arba Minch University





  • Gebremichael, A. W., Osborne, B., and Orr, P.: Flooding-related increases in CO2 and N2O emissions from a temperate coastal grassland ecosystem, Biogeosciences, 14, 2611-2626, doi: 10.5194/bg-14-2611-2017, 2017
  • Gebremichael, A. W., Orr, P., and Osborne, B.: The impact of wetting intensity on soil CO2 emissions from a coastal grassland ecosystem, Geoderma, 343, 86-96, 2019.
  • Murphy, R., Richards, K., Krol, D., Gebremichael, A., Lopez-Sangil, L., Rambaud, J., Cowan, N., Lanigan, G. & Saunders, M. 2021. Quantifying nitrous oxide emissions in space and time using static chambers and eddy covariance from a temperate grassland. Copernicus Meetings.