Researcher, Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon
Gaby Langendijk is a researcher with a profound interest in climate change, and specifically its impact on urban areas. Currently Gaby is working at the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), an institute of Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon. She has knowledge on climate and weather extremes, their impacts, and how to increase resilience through integrated, co-developed services, particularly focused on climate impacts and risks in urban areas. Previously Gaby worked at the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Joint Planning Staff in Geneva, Switzerland, co-sponsored and hosted by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). After completing a Bachelor's degree in Earth Science at the University of Amsterdam, Gaby obtained her Master's degree in Climate Studies at the Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR) in the Netherlands. She conducted her master thesis research at the ETH in Zurich, studying climate change impacts on ecosystem services in a mountainous region. Through the Early Career Researchers Network of Networks (ECR NoN) and the Young Earth System Scientists (YESS) community, Gaby Langendijk has been active within Future Earth, and continuously aimed to provide an early career voice within the sustainability community.