Hans Hurni

portrait Prof. em. Hans Hurni
Founding president, CDE

Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Universität Bern
Hallerstrasse 10
CH-3012 Bern
Switzerland


Mailing Address:

Augasse 322b
-3762 Erlenbach im Simmenal


Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 88 22
E-mail: hans.hurni(at)cde.unibe.ch
Personal URL: link
Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 88 22
E-mail: hans.hurni(at)cde.unibe.ch
Personal URL: link


Additional functions:
independent member of Board of Governors, ICIMOD ; founding trustee, University of Central Asia (UCA) ;



Key Publications of Hans Hurni (up to ten) :
Implications of Land Use and Land Cover Dynamics for Mountain Resource Degradation in the Northwestern Ethiopian Highlands (MRD Vol 21/2);
The Implications of Changes in Population, Land Use, and Land Management for Surface Runoff in the Upper Nile Basin Area of Ethiopia (MRD Vol 25/2);
Land degradation, famine, and land resource scenarios in Ethiopia. World soil erosion and conservation. Cambridge studies in applied ecology and resource management, pp. 27-61;
Global change research for sustainable development. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 15–42.


Expertise of Hans Hurni:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Research Interface / Management
ScopeImpact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Topic PedospherePedosphere
Soil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Food Security
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic TechnologyTechnical Environmental Protection
Topic Politics/LawConventions / Protections
Topic SocietySociety
Population Dynamics / Migration / Urbanisation
Employment / Social Security / Poverty
Education / Communication / Participation
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Regional
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Future
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
Variability
MethodsMethod
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Modeling
Policy Analysis and Formation
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building

Specialties of Hans Hurni:
Sustainable Land and Water Management and Climate Change:
Strategies and technologies to increase resilience to climate variability and climate change as well as options for carbon sequestration. Impacts of biofuels: impacts of biofuels and other mitigation strategies on society and natural resources.


Last update: 11/28/17
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2018)

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