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Department of Geography Research


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What is biodiversity?

Avalanche bulletins

Avalanche bulletins in the Alps: consistency across borders

virtual forests

Why do we create virtual forests?

breathing forests

A 3D view on breathing forests

plastic soup

Mapping the plastic soup

social ecological systems

Unpacking the complexity of social-ecological systems

in the background

Silently in the background

spatial genetics

Spatial genetics for plant-based communities - and much more!

Greenland 1912

Greenland 1912 - and today!


Insight into the WGMS


Dem unterirdischen Wasser auf der Spur

earth from above

Imaging the earth from above

people in protected areas

Is there a place for people in protected areas?


Landschaftsleistungen erlebbar machen

failing forward

On the art of failing forward

urban political podcast

Urban Sustainability as New Financial Fix?


Mit Slimy-Masse die Gletscherschmelze illustrieren

career in ecology

An academic career in ecology


The fluorescence of phytoplankton from 800 km above

flight line collection

Animated flight line collection over Switzerland


Counting snowflakes from space

Space, Nature & Society

Space, Nature & Society: Wo wir forschen und was wir tun

Andean mountain

Andean mountain regions: Fragile sentinels of landscape and cultural transformation


«I see and I remember. I do and I understand.»

variability in nature

What is the role of variability in nature?

future of biodiversity

Exploring the future of biodiversity

Covid and food producers

Sars-CoV-2 and food producers: who cares?

plants genetic

Investigating plants genetic structure from above

developer at GIUZ

The role of a developer at GIUZ

Covid-19 impact on economy

The impact of Covid-19 from an economic geography perspective

health care service provision

How to make health care service provision more equitable and greener

ambitious goals for biodiversity

Ambitious goals for biodiversity urgently needed!

Tourism Georgian mountains

Is tourism the beginning or the end? Livelihoods of Georgian mountain people at stake


Temporary streams at the doorsteps of Irchel Campus


Ist das Navi in der Hand der erste Schritt zum betreuten Wohnen?

skin of Chitwan

The Skin of Chitwan

shopping with Maximilian

Shopping with Maximilian

Covid-19 climate crisis

How the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching us to tackle the climate crisis

Gletscher Exkursion

Gletscher vor 125 Jahren und heute

pedestrian travel

Cycling and pedestrian travel in Covid-19 world

cress tomatoes universe

Cress, tomatoes and the meaning of the universe

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