Us in Santiago de Chile doing field work

Who we are

The CLAVE research group is a cooperation of Chilean and German researchers, environmental-scientists, geographers and sociologists who share the interest in climate change adaptation and who seek to bring different research foci and concepts together.


The Chilean research team is affiliated to the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), Instituto de Estudios Urbanos (IEU+T).

Dr. Felipe Link
- Head of research group -
Email:  Felipe Link
Phone: ++56 2 - 23545517
Website: link

Jordan Harris

Email: Jordan Harris
Website: link

Felipe Valenzuela (project member until September 2015)
Email: Felipe Valenzuela
Website: link

Felipe Irarrazaval (project member until 2014)
Email: Felipe Irarrazaval
Website: link

The German research team is affiliated to the Helmholtz Centre for Environ-mental Research – UFZ, Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology (SUSOZ).

Dr. Kerstin Krellenberg

- Head of research group -
Email: Kerstin Krellenberg
Phone: ++49 - 341 - 235 – 1608
Website: link

Dr. Juliane Welz
Email: Juliane Welz
Website: link

Katrin Barth (project member until June 2015)
Email: Katrin Barth
Website: link