Paul Messerli

portrait Prof. em. Paul Messerli


Mailing Address:

Bachtelen 33
CH-3308 Grafenried

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 80 18
E-mail: mep(at)
Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 80 18
E-mail: mep(at)

Key Publications of Paul Messerli (up to ten) :
(1) Messerli P., 1989: Mensch und Natur im alpinen Lebensraum: Chancen, Risiken, Perspektiven. Zentrale Erkenntnisse aus dem Schweizerischen MaB-Programm. Haupt, Bern.
(2) Brugger E.A.,..., Messerli P. (eds) 1984: The Transformation of Swiss Mountain Regions. Haupt, Bern.
(3) Messerli P., 1994: The Dilemma of the Alps. Balancing Regional Development and Environmental Protection in Particularly Attractive Regions. Regional Policies and the Environment. NORDrefo, 2: 80 -105.
(4) Perlik M., Messerli P., 2004: Urban Strategies and Regional Development in the Alps. MRD 24/3: 215 - 219.
(5) Messerli B., Messerli P., 2007: From Local Projects in the Alps to Global Change Programmes in the Mountains of the World. Milestones in Transdisciplinary Research. In Hirsch Hadorn, G. et al. (eds), Handbook of TD  Research. Springer, pp. 43-62.

Expertise of Paul Messerli:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Trade / Globalisation
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Politics/LawConventions / Protections (Development)
Topic SocietyEmployment / Social Security / Poverty
Topic SustainabilitySocial Sustainability
Economic Sustainability
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusVariability
MethodsData Collection - Interviews, Questionnaires
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis

Last update: 12/16/19
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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