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Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Manfred Lexer

Head: Institute of Silviculture
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-91301, 91316


Curr. Vitae

2001 - Habilitation in Silviculture and Vegetation Modelling
1996 - Scholarship of the European Communities for the School of Climatology and Natural Hazards, Volterra
1995 - Doctoral degree
1993 - Scholarship of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna for a study stay at the University of Idaho
1992- - Assistant Professor, Institute of Silviculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna
1992 - Consultant for Austrian Development Cooperation within the Integrated Forest Management in Bhutan
1990 - Scholarship of the Federal Ministery of Science for a study stay at ETH Zürich

Statistik Austria, science classification

computer-aided simulation; silviculture; operations research;


silvicultural planning and decision making; modelling and simulation; multicriteria decision making; Ecosystem management;


2009 Schweighofer Innovationspreis 2009 an das Projektteam ADAPT (Nachhaltige Strategien zur Waldbewirtschaftung im Klimawandel) bestehend aus Arbeitsgruppe Lexer (mit R. Seidl und W. Rammer) und ÖBf AG (Putzgruber, Wieshaider)
1999 Förderungspreis Anton Kurir Stiftung
1997 Förderungspreis der Stiftung 120 Jahre Universität für Bodenkultur

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2005 -2005 Forest Ecology and Management: Decision Support in Multi-Purpose Forestry
Guest Editor (Special Issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2004 - Trees-Structure and Function
2003 - Climatic Change
2003 - Canadian Journal of Forest Research
2002 - Ecological Modelling
2002 - New Forests
2002 - Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research
2001 - Journal of Environmental Management
1998 - Silva Fennica
1998 - Austrian Journal of Forest Sciences
1998 - Forest Ecology and Management

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2002 - Norwegan Science Foundation - Norway
1999 - GARC - Tschechischer Forschungsförderungsfonds - Czech Republic
1999 - Schweizer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung - Switzerland
1998 - BM für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur - Austria

Reviewer/Expert organization


Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2005 Ökologische Störung oder Ökonomische Katastrophe- Vom Umgang mit Kalamitäten im Wald
2004 Regenerating Mountain Forests prerequisite for sustainable management
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2003 Decision support for multiple purpose forestry - A transdisciplinary conference on the development and application of decision support tools for forest management
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