Kurt Hanselmann

Dr. Kurt Hanselmann
Geologisches Institut / Bio-Geowissenschaften
Departement Erdwissenschaften, D-ERDW
ETH Zürich
Sonneggstrasse 5
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone2: +41 (0) 44 381 31 22
Fax: +41 (0) 44 632 11 12
E-mail: kurthanselmann9(at)gmail.com
URL Institution: www.erdw.ethz.ch/
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
International Lecturer in Geomicrobiology and Microbial Oceanography, USA, Chile, Namibia,
Life in Space expert; ESA, Search for Life programs
Director swiss | i-research & training Institute

Expertise of Kurt Hanselmann:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover
Permafrost / Solifluction
Topic PedospherePedosphere
Soil Formation
Geology / Sediments
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Geochemical Processes
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Hydrogeochemical Cycle
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Life Cycle
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseWater
Mineral Resources
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic TechnologyTechnology
Topic SocietyEducation / Communication / Participation
Topic Culture/HistoryEthics / Cultural Values
Topic HealthHealth
Infectious / Vector Borne Disease
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Coastal Zone
Open Ocean
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Extreme Events
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Kurt Hanselmann:
microbiology, cold extremophiles, aquatic ecosystems, snow and ice,
high altitude mountain ecology
modelling biological processes
Capacity building and development in chemical and biological oceanography and high mountain geomicrobiology
Training courses in
South America: Chile, Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms (ECODIM)
Southwest Africa: Namibia, Chemical and microbiological oceanography
North America: USA, Geobiology, Microbial Ecology
Europe: Switzerland, High Mountain microbial ecology, mineral water formation, biogeochemistry

Last update: 11/2/20
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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