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Based in Berlin, Quentin works mainly as a part of the Stakeholder Engagement Team for the ISIpedia project. He coordinates and organises stakeholder engagement activities such as international workshops or surveys in a close cooperation with the other team members and partners of the project. More specifically, he is in charge of the co-production of climate impact information with stakeholders by developing and computing impact indicators for which they have expressed their interest. In addition, he supports the Science team on issues related to climate physics and climate impacts.
Before joining Climate Analytics, Quentin was conducting research in the field of climate science, focusing on the consequences of past and future land-cover changes on regional climate, and the evaluation of related processes in climate models. He conducted his PhD in Climate Science at ETH Zürich, where he later worked as a postdoc and where he is still affiliated. He has also authored a number of peer-reviewed articles related to his previous positions in academia.
- Troubled land: a call for sustainable land use and rapid climate action Claire Fyson, Quentin Lejeune, Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, 28 August 2019
- Tell me what you need - how to make really useful climate tools Kaylin Lee, Gina Maskell, Inga Menke, Quentin Lejeune, 24 June 2019
- Hot, dry or flooded - more weather extremes beyond 1.5°C warming Quentin Lejeune, Fahad Saeed, Kai Kornhuber, Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, 27 August 2018
- Stayin' alive: heatwave makes searing case for 1.5°C Claire Fyson, Fahad Saeed, Robert Brecha, Peter Pfleiderer, Quentin Lejeune, Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, 15 August 2018
- Peer reviewed
- Nonlocal effects dominate the global mean surface temperature response to the biogeophysical effects of deforestation Winckler, J., Lejeune, Q., Reick, C. H., & Pongratz, J., Geophysical Research Letters, 46, doi.org/10.1029/2018GL080211, (2019)
- Evaluating and improving the Community Land Model's sensitivity to land cover Meier, R., Davin, E. L., Lejeune, Q., Hauser, M., Li, Y., Martens, B., Schultz, N. M., Sterling, S., and Thiery, W., Biogeosciences , 15, 4731-4757, doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4731-2018, (2018)
- Historical deforestation locally increased the intensity of hot days in northern mid-latitudes Quentin Lejeune, Edouard L. Davin, Lukas Gudmundsson, Johannes Winckler & Sonia I. Seneviratne, Nature Climate Change, DOI:10.1038/s41558-018-0131-z, (2018)
- Historical land-cover change impacts on climate: comparative assessment of LUCID and CMIP5 multi-model experiments Q. Lejeune, S.I. Seneviratne, and E.L. DavinJ. Clim., 30, 1439–1459, (2017)
- Influence of Amazonian deforestation on the future evolution of regional surface fluxes, circulation, surface temperature and precipitation Q. Lejeune, E.L. Davin, B. Guillod, and S.I. SeneviratneClim. Dyn., 44, 9, 2769-2786, (2015)
- Sensitivity of interglacial Greenland temperature and delta18O to orbital and CO2 forcing: climate simulations and ice core data V. Masson-Delmotte, Braconnot P., Hoffmann G., Jouzel J., Kageyama M., Landais A., Lejeune Q., Risi C., Sime L., Sjolte J., Swingedouw D., and Vinther B.Clim. Past Discuss., 7, 1585-1630, (2011)
- Briefing papers
- Carbon budgets for the 1.5°C limit Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, Katarzyna B. Tokarska, Martin Stolpe, Peter Pfleiderer, Quentin Lejeune, Bill Hare (2018)