Urs Gimmi

Dr. Urs Gimmi
Fachstelle Naturschutz - Arten- & Biotopschutz
Amt für Landschaft und Natur
Baudirektion Kanton Zürich
Stampfenbachstr. 12
CH-8006 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 43 259 30 66
E-mail: gimmiu(at)ethz.ch

Key Publications of Urs Gimmi (up to ten) :
McGrath MJ, Luyssaert S, Meyfroidt P, Kaplan JO, Bürgi M, Chen Y, Erb K, Gimmi U, McInerney D, Naudts K, Otto J, Pasztor F, Ryder J, Schelhaas M-J, Valade A (2015) Reconstructing European forest management from 1600 to 2010. Biogeosciences 12: 4291–4316.

Gimmi U, Bugmann H (2013) Preface: Integrating historical ecology and ecological modeling. Landscape Ecology 28:785-787.

Bürgi M, Gimmi U, Stuber M (2013) Assessing traditional knowledge on forest uses to understand forest ecosystem dynamics. Forest Ecology and Management 289: 115-122.

Gimmi U, Lachat T, Bürgi M (2011) Reconstructing the collapse of wetland networks in the Swiss lowlands 1850-2000. Landscape Ecology 26: 1071-1083.

Gimmi U, Wohlgemuth T, Rigling A, Hoffmann CW, Bürgi M (2010) Land-use and climate effects in forest compositional trajectories in a dry Central-Alpine valley. Annals of Forest Science 67:701.

Gimmi U, Wolf A, Bürgi M, Scherstjanoi, M, Bugmann H (2009) Quantifying disturbance effects on vegetation carbon pools in mountain forests based on historical data. Regional Environmental Change 9: 121-130.

Gimmi U, Bürgi M, Stuber M (2008) Reconstructing anthropogenic disturbance regimes in forest ecosystems – a case study from the Swiss Rhone valley. Ecosystems 11: 113-124.

Bürgi M, Gimmi U (2007) Three objectives of historical ecology: the case of litter collecting in Central European forests. Landscape Ecology 22: 77-87.

Expertise of Urs Gimmi:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Topic BiosphereBiodiversity
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Culture/HistoryCulture / History
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
Time FramePast
MethodsData Collection - Documents, Archives

Specialties of Urs Gimmi:
historical ecology, land-use history, land-cover change, land-use legacies, anthropogenic disturbances

Last update: 1/8/20
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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