Research Interests


  • Integrated Spatial Indicators

  • Spatial Analysis
  • Earth Observation


  • Risk and Vulnerability Assessment

  • Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Climate Change Adaptation

  • Public Health


In the recent years I have carried out a number of consultancies for the following organisations:

  • United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) – United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)
  • European Commission, Directorate General for Research & Innovation
  • Gesellschaf für International Zusammenarbeit (giz)
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • Czech-Norwegian Research Programme
  • Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Germany)
  • adelphi consult GmbH
  • EURAC research
  • Schuster und Schuster GbR/GEOsat GmbH