Part of the IMAGE integrated assessment modeling team. A model thatsimulates the environmental consequences of human activities worldwide. The objective of IMAGE is to assess long term development scenarios in the energy, climate and land-use systems with the most important goal to assess the development of greenhouse gases.

IMAGE results are used in several global studies such as the IPCC fifth Assessment Report, the UNEP Third Global Environment Outlook and the Millenium Ecosystem Assessment. It also plays a key role in the development of the Representative Concentration Pathways (RCP's) and the Social-Shared Pathways (SSPs) scenarios.

I have been working in several EU research projects (LIMITS, AMPERE and ADVANCE) that assess the effects of postponed and fragmented climate policy. My PhD is about improving the role of renewables in long-term energy and climate scenarios. It focuses on concentrated solar power, geothermal, PV, wave and hydro power systems. Non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions are further fields of interest.

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Contact David Gernaat by phone: +31646046206

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  2018 - Scholarly publications
Doelman, Jonathan C., Stehfest, Elke, Tabeau, Andrzej, van Meijl, Hans, Lassaletta, Luis, Gernaat, David E.H.J., Neumann-Hermans, Kathleen, Harmsen, Mathijs, Daioglou, Vassilis, Biemans, Hester, van der Sluis, Sietske & van Vuuren, Detlef P. (01.01.2018). Exploring SSP land-use dynamics using the IMAGE model - Regional and gridded scenarios of land-use change and land-based climate change mitigation. Global Environmental Change, 48, (pp. 119-135) (17 p.).
Rogelj, Joeri, Popp, Alexander, CALVIN, KATHERINE V., Luderer, Gunnar, Emmerling, Johannes, Gernaat, David, Fujimori, Shinichiro, Strefler, Jessica, Hasegawa, Tomoko, Marangoni, Giacomo, Krey, Volker, Kriegler, Elmar, Riahi, Keywan, van Vuuren, Detlef P., Doelman, Jonathan, Drouet, Laurent, Edmonds, Jae, Fricko, Oliver, Harmsen, Mathijs, Havlík, Petr, Humpenöder, Florian, Stehfest, Elke & Tavoni, Massimo (05.03.2018). Scenarios towards limiting global mean temperature increase below 1.5 °C. Nature Climate Change, (pp. 1-8) (8 p.).
van Vuuren, Detlef P., Stehfest, Elke, Gernaat, David E. H. J., van den Berg, Maarten, Bijl, David L., de Boer, Harmen Sytze, Daioglou, Vassilis, Doelman, Jonathan C., Edelenbosch, Oreane Y., Harmsen, Mathijs, Hof, Andries F. & van Sluisveld, Mariësse A. E. (2018). Alternative pathways to the 1.5 °C target reduce the need for negative emission technologies. Nature Climate Change, 8 (5), (pp. 391-397).
Vaughan, Naomi E., Gough, Clair, Mander, Sarah, Littleton, Emma W., Welfle, Andrew, Gernaat, David E.H.J. & Van Vuuren, Detlef P. (01.04.2018). Evaluating the use of biomass energy with carbon capture and storage in low emission scenarios. Environmental Research Letters, 13 (4).
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Bauer, Nico, Calvin, Katherine, Emmerling, Johannes, Fricko, Oliver, Fujimori, Shinichiro, Hilaire, Jérôme, Eom, Jiyong, Krey, Volker, Kriegler, Elmar, Mouratiadou, Ioanna, Sytze de Boer, Harmen, van den Berg, Maarten, Carrara, Samuel, Daioglou, Vassilis, Drouet, Laurent, Edmonds, James E., Gernaat, David, Havlik, Petr, Johnson, Nils, Klein, David, Kyle, Page, Marangoni, Giacomo, Masui, Toshihiko, Pietzcker, Robert C., Strubegger, Manfred, Wise, Marshall, Riahi, Keywan & van Vuuren, Detlef P. (2017). Shared Socio-Economic Pathways of the Energy Sector – Quantifying the Narratives. Global Environmental Change, 42, (pp. 316-330).
Dagnachew, Anteneh G., Lucas, Paul L., Hof, Andries F., Gernaat, David E.H.J., de Boer, Harmen Sytze & van Vuuren, Detlef P. (2017). The role of decentralized systems in providing universal electricity access in Sub-Saharan Africa – A model-based approach. Energy, 139, (pp. 184-195) (12 p.).
Gernaat, David E. H. J., Bogaart, Patrick W., van Vuuren, Detlef, Biemans, Hester & Niessink, Robin (2017). High-resolution assessment of global technical and economic hydropower potential. Nature Energy, 2, (pp. 821-828).
Hof, Andries F., den Elzen, Michel G.J., Admiraal, Annemiek, Roelfsema, Mark, Gernaat, David E.H.J. & van Vuuren, Detlef P. (01.05.2017). Global and regional abatement costs of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and of enhanced action to levels well below 2 °C and 1.5 °C. Environmental Science and Policy, 71, (pp. 30-40) (11 p.).
Marangoni, G., Tavoni, M., Bosetti, V., Borgonovo, E., Capros, P., Fricko, O., Gernaat, D. E H J, Guivarch, C., Havlik, P., Huppmann, D., Johnson, N., Karkatsoulis, P., Keppo, I., Krey, V., Ó Broin, E., Price, J. & van Vuuren, Detlef (01.02.2017). Sensitivity of projected long-term CO 2 emissions across the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways. Nature Climate Change, 7 (2), (pp. 113-117) (5 p.).
Rao, Shilpa, Klimont, Zbigniew, Smith, Steven J., Van Dingenen, Rita, Dentener, Frank, Bouwman, Lex, Riahi, Keywan, Amann, Markus, Bodirsky, Benjamin Leon, van Vuuren, Detlef P., Aleluia Reis, Lara, Calvin, Katherine, Drouet, Laurent, Fricko, Oliver, Fujimori, Shinichiro, Gernaat, David, Havlik, Petr, Harmsen, Mathijs, Hasegawa, Tomoko, Heyes, Chris, Hilaire, Jérôme, Luderer, Gunnar, Masui, Toshihiko, Stehfest, Elke, Strefler, Jessica, van der Sluis, Sietske & Tavoni, Massimo (2017). Future air pollution in the Shared Socio-economic Pathways. Global Environmental Change, 42 (January 2017), (pp. 346-358).
Riahi, Keywan, van Vuuren, Detlef P., Kriegler, Elmar, Edmonds, Jae, O’Neill, Brian C., Fujimori, Shinichiro, Bauer, Nico, Calvin, Katherine, Dellink, Rob, Fricko, Oliver, Lutz, Wolfgang, Popp, Alexander, Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo, KC, Samir, Leimbach, Marian, Jiang, Leiwen, Kram, Tom, Rao, Shilpa, Emmerling, Johannes, Ebi, Kristie, Hasegawa, Tomoko, Havlik, Petr, Humpenöder, Florian, Da Silva, Lara Aleluia, Smith, Steve, Stehfest, Elke, Bosetti, Valentina, Eom, Jiyong, Gernaat, David, Masui, Toshihiko, Rogelj, Joeri, Strefler, Jessica, Drouet, Laurent, Krey, Volker, Luderer, Gunnar, Harmsen, Mathijs, Takahashi, Kiyoshi, Baumstark, Lavinia, Doelman, Jonathan C., Kainuma, Mikiko, Klimont, Zbigniew, Marangoni, Giacomo, Lotze-Campen, Hermann, Obersteiner, Michael, Tabeau, Andrzej & Tavoni, Massimo (2017). The Shared Socioeconomic Pathways and their energy, land use, and greenhouse gas emissions implications: An overview. Global Environmental Change, 42 (January 2017), (pp. 153-168).
van Soest, Heleen L., de Boer, Harmen Sytze, Roelfsema, Mark, den Elzen, Michel G J, Admiraal, Annemiek, van Vuuren, Detlef P., Hof, Andries F., van den Berg, Maarten, Harmsen, Mathijs J.H.M., Gernaat, David E.H.J. & Forsell, Nicklas (01.09.2017). Early action on Paris Agreement allows for more time to change energy systems. Climatic Change, 144 (2), (pp. 165-179) (15 p.).
van Vuuren, Detlef P., Stehfest, Elke, Gernaat, David E.H.J., Doelman, Jonathan C., van den Berg, Maarten, Harmsen, Mathijs, de Boer, Harmen Sytze, Bouwman, Lex F., Daioglou, Vassilis, Edelenbosch, Oreane Y., Girod, Bastien, Kram, Tom, Lassaletta, Luis, Lucas, Paul L., van Meijl, Hans, Müller, Christoph, van Ruijven, Bas J., van der Sluis, Sietske & Tabeau, Andrzej (2017). Energy, land-use and greenhouse gas emissions trajectories under a green growth paradigm. Global Environmental Change, 42, (pp. 237–250).
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Gernaat, David E H J, Calvin, Katherine, Lucas, Paul L., Luderer, Gunnar, Otto, Sander A C, Rao, Shilpa, Strefler, Jessica & van Vuuren, Detlef P. (01.07.2015). Understanding the contribution of non-carbon dioxide gases in deep mitigation scenarios. Global Environmental Change, 33, (pp. 142-153) (12 p.).
Köberle, Alexandre C., Gernaat, David E H J & van Vuuren, Detlef P. (28.01.2015). Assessing current and future techno-economic potential of concentrated solar power and photovoltaic electricity generation. Energy, (pp. 739-756).
Otto, Sander A C, Gernaat, David E H J, Isaac, Morna, Lucas, Paul L., van Sluisveld, Mariësse A E, van den Berg, Maarten, van Vliet, Jasper & van Vuuren, Detlef P. (01.01.2015). Impact of fragmented emission reduction regimes on the energy market and on CO2 emissions related to land use - A case study with China and the European Union as first movers. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 90 (PA), (pp. 220-229) (10 p.).
  2014 - Scholarly publications
Gernaat, David E H J, Van Vuuren, Detlef P., Van Vliet, Jasper, Sullivan, Patrick & Arent, Douglas J. (01.01.2014). Global long-term cost dynamics of offshore wind electricity generation. Energy, 76, (pp. 663-672) (10 p.).
  2013 - Scholarly publications
van der Zwaan, B.C.C., Kober, T., Aboumahboub, T., Calvin, K.V., Gernaat, David, Maragoni, G. & McCollum, D. (2013). A CROSS-MODEL COMPARISON OF GLOBAL LONG-TERM TECHNOLOGY DIFFUSION UNDER A 2°C CLIMATE CHANGE CONTROL TARGET. Climate Change Economics, 04 (04) (24 p.).
Van Sluisveld, Mariesse A. E., Gernaat, David E. H. J., Ashina, Shuichi, Calvin, Katherine V., Garg, Amit, Isaac, Morna, Lucas, Paul L., Mouratiadou, Ioanna, Otto, Sander A. C., Rao, Shilpa, Shukla, Priyadarshi R., Van Vliet, Jasper & Van Vuuren, Detlef P. (2013). A multi-model analysis of post-2020 mitigation efforts of five major economies. Climate Change Economics, 04 (04), (pp. 1340012) (1 p.). doi: 10.1142/S2010007813400125.
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