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Prof. Dr. Christian Albert

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Prof. Dr. Christian Albert
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Prof. Dr. Christian Albert
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    Dr. Christian Albert is Junior Professor for Landscape Planning and Ecosystem Services at the Institute of Environmental Planning of Leibniz Universität Hannover. Christian holds Dr.-Ing.(~PhD) and Dipl-Ing. (~MSc.) degrees in Environmental Planning from Leibniz Universität and a Master in Design Studies Degree in Landscape Planning and Ecology from Harvard University. Within PlanSmart, Christian is responsible for the overall coordination and the project II.1 Transdisciplinary planning.

     

    Research interests

    • Theory and methods of landscape and spatial planning, regional governance
    • Ecosystem services and nature-based solutions
    • Spatial adaptation to climate change
    • Sustainability science, science-policy interfaces, social learning

     

    Academic profiles

     

    Professional experience

    • since 2016: Junior Professor in Landscape Planning and Ecology at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    • 2012-2015: Postdoc at Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Department Environmental Policy
    • 2010 – 2016: Researcher and lecturer at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institute of Environmental Planning.
    • 2006, 2009, 2010: Teaching fellow/visiting lecturer at Harvard University, Leuphana University Lueneburg, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Albert, C., Schröter, B., Haase, D., Brillinger, M., Henze, J., Herrmann, S., Gottwald, S., Guerrero, P., Nicolas, C. & Matzdorf, B. (2019): Addressing societal challenges through nature-based solutions: How can landscape planning and governance research contribute? In: Landscape and Urban Planning 182: 12-21.

Wen, C., Albert, C. & von Haaren, C. (2018): The Elderly in Green Spaces: Exploring requirements and preferences concerning nature-based recreation. Sustainainable Cities and Society, 38, 582–593.

Albert, C. &Haaren, C. v. (2017): Implications of Applying the Green Infrastructure Concept in Landscape Planning for Ecosystem Services in Peri-Urban Areas: An Expert Survey and Case Study. Planning Practice & Research, 32 (3), 227-242.

Albert, C., Brown, C. & Burkhard, B. (2017): Map interpretation/end-user issues. In: Burkhard, B. (ed.), Maes, J. (2017): Mapping Ecosystem Services. Bulgaria, Sofia: Pensoft, 288-292.

Albert, C., Geneletti, D. &Kopperoinen, L. (2017): Application of ecosystem services in spatial planning. In: Burkhard, B. (ed.); Maes, J. (2017): Mapping Ecosystem Services. Bulgaria, Sofia: Pensoft, 303-307.

Albert, C., Zimmermann, T. & Albert, I. (2017): Einfluss sozialen Lernens auf die Verbesserung der räumlichen Wirksamkeit von Landschaftsplanung. In: Wende, Wolfgang & Walz, Ulrich (Hrsg.): Die räumliche Wirkung der Landschaftsplanung: Evaluation, Indikatoren und Trends. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. 147-157.

Saathoff, W., Albert, C., Haaren, C. v.; Hermes, J., Rode, M., Neuendorf, F. & Herrmann, S. (2017): Optimierung des Energiepflanzenbaus in Hinblick auf Natur und Landschaft. In: Ruppert, H. &Ibendorf, J. (Hrsg.): Bioenergie im Spannungsfeld. Wege zu einer nachhaltigen Bioenergieversorgung. UniversitätsverlagGöttingen. 219-258.

La Rosa, D. Geneletti, D., Spyra, M., Albert, C. (2017): Special issue on sustainable planning approaches for urban peripheries. Landscape and Urban Planning, 165: 172-176.

Albert, C., Neßhöver, C., Schröter, M., Haase, D., Hansjürgens, B., Hauck, J., Hinzmann, M., Koellner, T., Plieninger, T., Rabe, S.-E., Ring, I., Spangenberg, J. H.; Stachow, U., Wüstemann, H. & Görg, C. (2017): Towards a National Ecosystem Assessment in Germany. GAIA - EcologicalPerspectives for Science and Society 26 (1): 27–33.

Albert, C., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Hansjürgens, B., Dehnhardt, A., Döring, R., Job, H., Köppel, J., Krätzig, S., Matzdorf, B., Reutter, M., Schaltegger, S., Scholz, M., Siegmund-Schultze, M., Wiggering, H., Woltering, M. &Haaren, C. v. (2017): An economic perspective on land use decisions in agricultural landscapes: insights from the TEEB Germany Study. Ecosystem Services 25: 69-78.

Albert, C., Spangenberg, J. H. & Schröter, B. (2017): Nature-basedsolutions: criteria. Nature 543 (7645): 315.

Esmail, B. A., Geneletti, D. & Albert, C. (2017): Boundary work for implementing adaptive management: A water sector application. Science of The Total Environment 593-594 (1): 274-285.

Wüstemann, H., Bonn, A., Albert, C., Bertram, C., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Dehnhardt, A., Döring, R., Elsasser, P., Hartje, V., Mehl, D., Kantelhardt, J., Rehdanz, K., Schaller, L., Scholz, M., Thrän, D. &Witing, F. (2017): Synergies and trade-offs between nature conservation and climate policy: Insights from the "Natural Capital Germany – TEEB DE" study. Ecosystem Services, 24: 187-199.

Albert, C.,  Schröter, B., Haaren, C. v. (2017): Ökosystemleistungen von Flusslandschaften: Nützliche Informationen für Entscheidungen. Wasser und Abfall, 19(5): 24–29.