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Curr. Vitae

2020 - Visiting Professor; Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
2017 - 2022 Professor in Sustainable Landscape Development, Transdisciplinarity and Knowledge Integration
2011 - 2016 Professor Extraordinary, School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
2011 - Visiting Scientist, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2007 - 2016 Doctoral School of Sustainable Development; BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
2006 - Visiting Professor, Griffith University Brisbane, Australia
2006 - Visiting Professor, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
2004 - 2017 Institute of Landscape Development Recreation and Conservation Planning; BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
2003 - Visiting Professor, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru
1998 - 2004 Institute of Open Space Design and Landscape Management; BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
1996 - 1998 Faculty of Environmental Sciences; Griffith University Brisbane, Australia
1991 - Habilitation
1985 - Doctoral degree, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna
1982 - 1996 Institute of Landscape Design and Horticulture; BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
1980 - 1982 Institute of Landscape Planning and Garden Arts, University of Technology Vienna
1975 - 1980 Landscape Ecology and Landscape Design, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

interdisciplinary agriculture and forestry; Sustainable development, sustainable economics; countryside stuardship; Nature conservation (- research) ; Regional development planning ; environmental organisation; geographic information systems (GIS); landscape planning; Landscape ecology; Cultural landscape research; Leisure time research; Environmental research; Sustainable agriculture; Tourism research; Environmental management; Theory of science;


environmental impact analysis; cultural landscape development; Outdoor recreation and leisure; Sustainable Development; Knowledge Integration; Transdisciplinary Processes; Sustainable Tourism; Sustainability Science; Ecosystem Services; Mountain Research; Energy landscape planning;


2007 ÖGUT-Umweltpreis 2007

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2018 -2020 CIPRA International
advisory board member
2014 -2019 Mountain Research Initiative
advisory board member
2003 -2008 IBA Fürst-Pückler-Land
advisory board member
2002 -2019 Scientific Advisory Board Dürrenstein Wilderness Area
scientific advisor

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2017 -2018 Journal of Environmental Planning and Management:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2011 -2011 Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2006 - Die Bodenkultur: Austrian journal of agricultural research:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2013 -2013 Landscape Ecology
2012 -2013 Journal of Cleaner Production
2012 -2014 Ecology and Society
2012 -2013 Journal For Nature Conservation
2011 -2011 Area
2011 -2011 Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2007 - Die Bodenkultur: Austrian journal of agricultural research
2007 -2007 Forest Snow and Landscape Research
2006 -2006 Environmental Management
2005 -2006 Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
2003 -2005 Forest Policy and Economics
1998 - Landscape and Urban Planning

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2002 Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas
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