urban regeneration and ecological brownfield development
urban biodiversity and green infrastructure
green space development in urban areas for adaptation to climate change
basic research on urban green space and landscape planning
Integration of nature and species protection needs into urban planning
Research and teaching at Universität Bonn, 1985-1992 Free-lance worker at a consulting firm, in 1991 Research Associate at IOER, since 1992 Teaching at Technische Universität Dresden, since 1994
Studies, Diploma in Biology and Doctoral Degree in natural science at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
SALUTE4CE - Integrated environmental management of SmAL Green Spots in FUncTional Urban ArEas
Urban NBS- Urban Green Structures for Biodiversity – Integrated Strategies and Measures towards the Protection and Fostering of Biodiversity in Cities (Joint funding by BMBF and BMUB / BfN)
ESS Urban Habitat Types – Integration of the ESS approach (Ecosystem Services approach) into the concept of urban habitat typing – state of the art and further analysis
Microbiotopes – Scientific Study Accompanying the Project "Microbiotopes – Habitats for Wild Animals and Plants in the Socially Integrative City District Dresden-Prohlis/Residential Area Am Koitschgraben"
Green City Lab Dresden – Compact City in the Ecological Network
B-Team – Brownfield Policy Improvement Task Force
Urban Green Space/Climate Change – Even warmer, even drier? Urban green space and structures of open space under climate change
The Potentials of Brownfields – Instruments to exploit the potential of brownfields for nature protection and the development of green spaces in urban areas
The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development is jointly funded by the federal government and the federal states.
This institute is co-financed by tax funds on the basis of the budget approved by the Saxon State Parliament.