Christoph Küffer

Prof. Christoph Küffer
Institut für Landschaft und Freiraum
Ostschweizer Fachhochschule OST
Oberseestrasse 10
CH-5640 Rapperswil

E-mail: christoph.kueffer(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
President, scientific board, tdnet
Steering committee, Swiss Academic Society for Environmental Research and Ecology (SAGUF)
Co-chair, Environmental Humanities Switzerland
Scientific steering committee, Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA)

Key Publications of Christoph Küffer (up to ten) :
Kueffer, C. 2020. Plant sciences for the Anthropocene: What can we learn from research in urban areas? Plants, People, Planet 2:286–289. DOI: 10.1002/ppp3.10124

Kueffer, C., Di Giulio, M., Hauser, K., Wiedmer C. 2020. Time for a biodiversity turn in sustainability science. GAIA 29/4 (2020): 272-274.

Kueffer, C., Schneider, F., Wiesmann, U. 2019. Addressing sustainability challenges with a broader concept of systems, target, and transformation knowledge. GAIA 28/4 (2019): 386–388.

Kueffer, C., Forêt, P., Hall, M., Wiedmer, C. 2018. Applying the Environmental Humanities. GAIA 27(2): 254-256.

Kueffer, C. 2017. Plant invasions in the Anthropocene. Science 358(6364): 10-11.

Expertise of Christoph Küffer:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseLand Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic SocietyPerception / Behaviour / Attitudes
Education / Communication / Participation
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Christoph Küffer:
I am interested in ecological change and biodiversity conservation in the Anthropocene, with a focus on urban systems and mountains, and expertise in transdisciplinary research an the environmental humanities.

Publications (Google Scholar):

Last update: 11/28/22
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