Short CV/Education and training

  • Co-chair of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Water Footprinting of the Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership (LEAP) of the FAO

  • Head of the working group AgroHyd at the ATB

  • Research associate at the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering in Potsdam-Bornim, Germany (ATB), in the Department of Technology Assessment and Substance Cycles, headed by Dr Annette Prochnow (ATB, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany)

  • Research associate at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) in Potsdam, Germany, in the junior research group Integration of Information and Modelling Systems for Management of Large-scale Flood Events, headed by Dr Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt (Manitoba, Canada)

  • Researcher on the German Research Foundation (DFG) project "Functionality in a Tropical Mountain Rainforest:

    Diversity, Dynamic Processes and Utilization Potentials under Ecosystem Perspectives", headed by Prof. Wolfgang Wilcke (University of Bern, Switzerland)

  • Research associate in the Department of Applied Geosciences at Giessen University, Germany, headed by Prof. Karl-Knoblich (Giessen University)

  • Studied geology at TU Berlin, Germany, with a focus on hydrogeology; awarded the Diplom degree

Selected publications

  • Drastig, K.; Kreidenweis, U.; Meyer-Aurich, A.; Ammon, C.; Prochnow, A. (2021): Case study of effects of mineral N fertilization amounts on water productivity in rainfed winter rapeseed cultivation on a sandy soil in Brandenburg (Germany) over three years. Water. (14): p. 0. Online:

  • Boulay, A.; Drastig, K.; Amanullah; Chapagain, A.; Charlon, V.; Civit, B.; Hess, T.; Hoekstra, A.; Ibidhi, R.; Lathuillière, M.; Manzardo, A.; McAllister, T.; Motoshita, M.; Pirlo, G.; Ridoutt, B.; Russo, V.; Salmoral, G.; Singh, R.; Vanham, D.; Pfister, S. (2021): Building consensus on water use assessment of livestock production systems and supply chains: outcome and recommendations from the FAO LEAP Partnership. Ecological Indicators. (Mai 2021): p. 107391. Online:

  • Drastig, K.; Flemming, I.; Herppich, W.; Gusovius, H. (2020): Study of Water Productivity of Industrial Hemp under Hot and Dry Conditions in Brandenburg (Germany) in the Year 2018. Water. (12): p. 1-21. Online:

  • Drastig, K.; Zare, M.; Suarez, T.; Dammer, K.; Prochnow, A. (2019): Rainfall interception of winter rapeseed in Brandenburg (Germany) under various nitrogen fertilization treatments. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. (April): p. 308-317. Online:

  • Baroni, G.; Drastig, K.; Lichtenfeld, A.; Jost, L.; Claas, P. (2019): Assessment of Irrigation Scheduling Systems in Germany: Survey of the users and Comparative Study. Irrigation and Drainage. (2): p. 0. Online:

  • Peth, D.; Drastig, K.; Prochnow, A.(2017): Quantity- and Quality-Based Farm Water Productivity in Wine Production: Case Studies in Germany. Water. 9 (2:88): Online:

  • Drastig, K.; Libra, J.; Kraatz, S.; Koch, H.(2016): Relationship between irrigation water demand and yield of selected crops in Germany between 1902 and 2010: a modeling study. Environmental Earth Sciences. (75:1427): 1-14 Online:

  • Krauß, M.; Drastig, K.; Prochnow, A.; Rose-Meierhöfer, S.; Kraatz, S.(2016): Drinking and cleaning water use in a dairy cow barn. Water. 8 (7): 1-16 Online:

  • Drastig, K.; Prochnow, A.; Libra, J.; Koch, H.; Rolinski, S.(2016): Irrigation water demand of selected agricultural crops in Germany between 1902 and 2010. Science of the Total Environment. 569 (November): 1299-1314 Online:

  • Drastig, K.; Palhares, J.; Karbach, K.; Prochnow, A.(2016): Farm water productivity in broiler production: case studies in Brazil. Journal of Cleaner Production. 135 (Nov): 9-19 Online:

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Water Footprint Assessment of meat and dairy products

    Funded by: Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development / Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, Brasilien

  • World Food Supply and Water Resources: an agricultural-hydrological perspective (AgroHyd). Funding from the Leibniz Association, Bonn, Germany

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Deutsche Hydrologische Gesellschaft e.V.

  • Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (DGG), Fachsektion Hydrogeologie


You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here


  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

Follow us

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Dr. Christine Alewell

    Environment, Mathematics and statistics, biogeochemistry, isotope geochemistry, soil science

  2. Dr. Nadia Ameli

    Environment, Economic, finance and policy aspects of climate change, Energy. Since I started my PhD, Financial aspects of low-carbon investments

  3. Dr. Cristina Armas Kulik PhD

    Environment, Natural Resources

  4. Prof. Dr. Irina M. Artemieva

    Environment, Geophysics, Geodynamics, Geothermal modeling, Diamond exploration

Academia Net