Walter J. Ammann

portrait Dr. Walter J. Ammann
President Global Risk Forum GRF Davos

Pro Natura Graub├╝nden
c/o GRF Davos
Obere Str. 22B
CH-7270 Davos

Phone: +41 (0) 81 414 16 18
Phone2: +41 (0) 81 414 16 00
Fax: +41 (0) 81 414 16 10
E-mail: walter.ammann(at)
Phone: +41 (0) 81 414 16 18
Phone2: +41 (0) 81 414 16 00
Fax: +41 (0) 81 414 16 10
E-mail: walter.ammann(at)

Additional functions:
Member of the UN-ISDR Science and Technology Advisory Group
President of the Swiss Foundation for Medicine and High Altitude Climate

Expertise of Walter J. Ammann:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
ScopeImpact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereSnow Cover
Permafrost / Solifluction
Topic PedosphereSoil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
Topic BiosphereBiodiversity
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Hydrogeochemical Cycle
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Economic Cycle
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Food Security
Trade / Globalisation
Transport / Mobility
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Politics/LawAdaptation
Topic HealthHealth
Infectious / Vector Borne Disease
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Economic Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Walter J. Ammann:
Harmonization of adaptation and risk prevention
  • Erarbeitung von Anpassungsstrategien

  • Ermitteln von Risiken und Chancen des Klimawandels

  • Harmonisierung von Klimaanpassung und Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Durchf├╝hrung von Konferenzen mit Klimawandel als einem der Schwerpunkte (IDRC Davos, One Health Summits, etc.)

  • Methodik zur Festlegung von Schutzzielen

  • Vergleichbarkeit unterschiedlicher Risikoarten

    Last update: 12/11/18
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2019)

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