Inga Kirsten Homfeld


Ph.D. Student

Subject: Assessing non-stationary growth responses
Building 1272, Room 00-126
Johann-Joachim-Becher Weg 32
Phone: +49 6131 39-27003


Biographical data:

  • Since 08/2021 Research Assistant, Department of Geography, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
  • 01/2020 – 05/2021 Research Assistant, HYTRAC Lab, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Thesis: Extreme event reconstructions for the Upper Fraser River Basin, British Columbia, Canada.
  • 01/2019 – 05/2021 Studies in Geoscience (M. Sc.), University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Thesis: Comparison of the contemporary growth of oak (Quercus robur L.) and growth 7000 cal. yr. BC in the south Baltic Sea region and analysis of mid-Holocene oak growth.
  • 10/2014 – 11/2018 Studies in Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation International (B. Sc.), Universität Greifswald




Heeter, K.J., Harley, G.L., Abatzoglou, J.T., Anchukaitis, K.J., Cook, E.R., Coulthard, B.L., Dye, L.A., Homfeld, I.K.; Unprecedented 21st century heat across the Pacific Northwest of North America. npj Clim Atmos Sci 6, 5 (2023).


Laura A. Dye, Jessie K. Pearl, Laura Smith, Bethany L. Coulthard, Cori Butkiewicz, Zane Cooper, James Degrand, Jared Friedman, Inga K. Homfeld, Hilary Howard, Leroy Ironcloud, and Shannon Wray, "Co-Occurring Wyoming Pinus Species Exhibit Differing Climate–Growth Relationships." Tree-Ring Research 78(1), 13-24, (2022).


Brice, Becky L., Bethany L. Coulthard, Inga K. Homfeld, Laura A. Dye, and Kevin J. Anchukaitis, "Paleohydrological context for recent floods and droughts in the Fraser River Basin, British Columbia, Canada." Environmental Research Letters 16, no. 12 (2021): 124074.


Research interests:




Climate Change