Dr. Thomas Kohler

Associated Senior Research Scientist

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thomas.kohler@cde.unibe.ch
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Dr. Thomas Kohler
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Universität Bern
Hallerstrasse 10
CH-3012 Bern

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Local development
  • Livelihoods and household strategies
  • Small-scale farming
  • Mountain research and development
  • GIS/Earth Observation, cartography

Projects

  • Mekong Watershed Classification Project (terminated in 2002)
  • SLM (Sustainable Land Management Programme) Eritrea
  • International Partnership for Sustainable Development of Mountain Regions (Research Initiative) 
  • Mountain Agenda
  • Mountain Mandates
  • GIS/EO Mandates

Further professional interests

  • Soil and Water Conservation

Field experience

Kenya, Eritrea, Greater Mekong Region, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nepal, Iceland

Languages

German, English, French, Swahili
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2017

Eckert, Sandra; Ghebremicael, Selamawit Tesfay; Hurni, Hans; Kohler, Thomas (2017). Identification and classification of structural soil conservation measures based on very high resolution stereo satellite data. Journal of Environmental Management, 193, pp. 592-606. Elsevier 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.02.061

Alcantara-Ayala, Irasema; Bachmann, Felicitas; Fuchs, Sven; Keiler, Margreth; Kohler, Thomas; Mishra, Arabinda; Sötz, Elisabeth; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Zimmermann, Markus N. (2017). Messages for policy-makers. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bachmann, Felicitas; Alcantara-Ayala, Irasema; Fuchs, Sven; Keiler, Margreth; Mishra, Arabinda; Sötz, Elisabeth (eds.) Safer lives and livelihoods in mountains: Making the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction work for sustainable mountain development (pp. 66-69). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

2016

Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Batjargal, Elbegzaya; Kanyamibwa, Sam; Daniel, Maselli; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2016). The science-policy dialogue for climate change adaptation in mountain regions. In: Salzmann, Nadine; Huggel, Christian; Nussbaumer, Samuel U.; Ziervogel, Gina (eds.) Climate Change Adaptation - an Upstream-downstream Perspective (pp. 271-292). Springer International Publishing 10.1007/978-3-319-40773-9_15

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Bachmann, Felicitas; Borsdorf, Axel; Kohler, Thomas; Jurek, Matthias; Sharma, Eklabya (eds.) (2016). Investing in sustainable mountain development: Opportunities, resources and benefits. Sustainable mountain development series. Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, with Bern Open Publishing (BOP)

Meessen, Heino; Švajda, Juraj; Kohler, Thomas; Fabriciusová, Vladimira; Galvánek, Dobromil; Bural, Miroslav; Káčerová, Marcela; Kadlečík, Jan (2016). Protected areas in the Slovak Carpathians as a contested resource between metropolitan and mountain stakeholders: On the road to local participation. Revue de géographie alpine/Journal of alpine research, 103(3) Association pour la diffusion de la recherche alpine 10.4000/rga.3055

Garrard, Rodney; Kohler, Thomas; Price, F. M.; Byers, A.C.; Sherpa, A.R.; Maharjan, G.M. (2016). Land use and land cover change in Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Himalayas of Eastern Nepal. Mountain Research and Development, 36(3), pp. 299-310. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00005.1

Jaquet, Stéphanie; Shrestha, Gitta; Kohler, Thomas; Schwilch, Gudrun (2016). The Effects of Migration on Livelihoods, Land Management, and Vulnerability to Natural Disasters in the Harpan Watershed in Western Nepal. Mountain Research and Development, 36(4), pp. 494-505. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-16-00034.1

Breu, Thomas Michael; Bürgi Bonanomi, Elisabeth; Epprecht, Michael; Giger, Markus; Jaquet, Stéphanie; Kohler, Thomas; Lardelli, Corina; Messerli, Peter; Zähringer, Julie Gwendolin (2016). Spotlight on Dealing With Trade-Offs in Sustainable Development. CDE Annual Report 2015 (CDE Annual Report 2015). Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

2015

Jaquet, Stéphanie; Schwilch, Gudrun; Hartung-Hofmann, Fritz; Adhikari, Anu; Sudmeier-Rieux, Karen; Shrestha, Gittat; Liniger, Hanspeter; Kohler, Thomas (2015). Does outmigration lead to land degradation? Labour shortage and land management in a western Nepal watershed. Applied geography, 62, pp. 157-170. Elsevier 10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.04.013

Kohler, Thomas; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2015). CDE links regional research and global efforts for sustainable mountain development. Mountain Research and Development, 35(2), pp. 203-207. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00028.1

Kohler, Thomas; Balsiger, Jörg; Rudaz, Gilles; Debarbieux, Bernard; Pratt, D. Jane; Maselli, Daniel (eds.) (2015). Green economy and institutions for sustainable mountain development: From Rio 1992 to Rio 2012 and beyond. Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE); Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC); University of Geneva; Geographica Bernensia

Eckert, Sandra; Giger, Markus; Kohler, Thomas; Messerli, Peter (2015). Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Mountain Areas - Analysis of Land Matrix Data (Unpublished). In: Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth. Perth, Scotland. 04.10.-08.10.2015.

Fessehaye, Mussie; Abdul-Wahab, Sabah A.; Savage, Michael J.; Kohler, Thomas; Tesfay, Selamawit (2015). The potential for scaling up a fog collection system on the eastern escarpment of Eritrea. Mountain Research and Development, 35(4), pp. 365-373. International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00013.1

2014

Fessehaye, Mussie; Abdul-Wahab, Sabah A.; Savage, Michael J.; Kohler, Thomas; Gherezghiher, Tseggai; Hurni, Hans (2014). Fog-water collection for community use. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 29, pp. 52-62. Elsevier 10.1016/j.rser.2013.08.063

Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) (2014). Mountains and climate chance. A global concern. Sustainable Mountain Development Series. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Geographica Bernensia

Brönnimann, Stefan; Andrade, Marcos; Diaz, Henry F. (2014). Climate Change in the European Alps. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and Climate Change. A Global Concern (pp. 14-15). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Brönnimann, Stefan; Andrade, Marcos; Diaz, Henry F. (2014). Observed and Future Changes in the Tropical Andes. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and Climate Change. A Global Concern (pp. 16-17). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Brönnimann, Stefan; Andrade, Marcos; Diaz, Henry F. (2014). Climate Change and Black Carbon in the Himalayas. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and Climate Change. A Global Concern (pp. 18-19). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Weingartner, Rolf (2014). Mountain Waters and Climate Change From a Socio-Economic Perspective. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and Climate Change. A Global Concern (pp. 26-31). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Weingartner, Rolf; Kauzlaric, Martina Catharina (2014). Impacts of Global Warming on Mountain Runoff: Key Messages From the IPCC Report. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and Climate Change. A Global Concern (pp. 38-39). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Schädler, Bruno; Graefe, Olivier; Reynard, Emmanuel; Rist, Stephan; Weingartner, Rolf (2014). Water Management Options Under Climate Change in the Swiss Alps. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and Climate Change. A Global Concern (pp. 40-43). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Bernet, Daniel Benjamin; Lafranchi Pittet, Silvia; Devkota, Fidel (2014). Moving a Whole Village as a Last Resort. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and Climate Change. A Global Concern (pp. 44-46). Bern: Geographica Bernensia

Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (2014). Mountains and climate change: A global concern. In: Kohler, Thomas; Wehrli, André; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Mountains and climate change: A global concern (pp. 124-128). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Debarbieux, Bernard; Oiry Varacca, Mari; Rudaz, Gilles; Maselli, Daniel; Kohler, Thomas; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) (2014). Tourism in mountain regions: hopes, fears and realities. Geneva, Switzerland: Department of Geography and Environment, University of Geneva; Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern

Debarbieux, Bernard; Jurek, Matthias; Kohler, Thomas; Maselli, Daniel; Oiry Varacca, Mari (2014). Moving from hopes and fears to sustainable realities. In: Debarbieux, Barnard; Oiry Varacca, Mari; Rudaz, Gilles; Maselli, Daniel; Kohler, Thomas; Jurek, Matthias (eds.) Tourism in mountain regions (pp. 94-97). Geneva, Switzerland: Department of Geography and Environment, University of Geneva; Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern; United Nations Environment

Bader, Christoph; Breu, Thomas; Gämperli, Ursula; Hirschbühl, Tina; Kohler, Thomas; Lardelli, Corina; Michel, Claudia; Providoli, Isabelle (2014). Spotlight on knowledge for a new development agenda: CDE annual Report 2013 (CDE Annual Report, 2013). Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Rueff, Henri; Rahim, Inam-ur; Kohler, Thomas; Mahat, Tek Jung; Ariza, Clara (2014). Can the green economy enhance sustainable mountain development? The potential role of awareness building. Environmental science & policy, 49, pp. 85-94. Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2014.08.014

Liniger, Hanspeter; Kiteme Bonface, Peter; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kohler, Thomas (2014). Mount Kenya: Water tower in a complex regional setting. In: Africa mountains atlas (pp. 258-259). Nairobi: UNEP

2013

Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) (2013). Mountain farming is family farming: a contribution from mountain areas to the International Year of Family Farming 2014. Rome: FAO

Price, Martin F.; Byers, Alton C.; Friend, Donald A.; Kohler, Thomas; Price, Larry W. (eds.) (2013). Mountain geography: physical and human dimensions. Berkeley: University of California Press

Kohler, Thomas; Romeo, Rosalaura (2013). Mountain farming is family farming. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) Mountain farming is family farming (pp. 10-11). Rome: FAO

Kohler, Thomas; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Wymann von Dach, Susanne (2013). The future of family farming in mountains: policy messages. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) Mountain farming is family farming (pp. 86-87). Rome: FAO

Kohler, Thomas; Wagner, Kata (2013). Diversification of mountain livelihoods. In: Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Romeo, Rosalaura; Vita, Alessia; Wurzinger, Maria; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) Mountain farming is family farming (pp. 72-75). Rome: FAO

Price, Martin F.; Kohler, Thomas (2013). Sustainable mountain development. In: Price, Martin F.; Byers, Alton C.; Friend, Donald A.; Kohler, Thomas; Price, Larry W. (eds.) Mountain geography (pp. 333-365). Berkeley: University of California Press

Balsiger, Urs; Bottazzi, Patrick; Breu, Thomas Michael; Bürgi, Elisabeth; Ehrensperger, Albrecht; Giger, Markus; Kiteme, Boniface; Kohler, Thomas; Lardelli, Corina; Messerli, Peter; Rist, Stephan; Schneider, Flurina (2013). Spotlight on governance of land and natural resources: CDE annual report 2012 (CDE Annual Report, 2012). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Ariza, Clara; Maselli, Daniel; Kohler, Thomas (2013). Mountains: Our Life, Our Future. Progress and Perspectives on Sustainable Mountain Development from Rio 1992 to Rio 2012 and Beyond. A global synthesis based on 10 regional reports. Bern: Geographica Bernensia

2012

Fessehaye, Mussie; Abdul-Wahab, Sabah A.; Savage, Michael J.; Kohler, Thomas; Gherezghiher, Tseggai; Hurni, Hans (2012). Testing fog-water collection along the eastern escarpment of Eritrea. In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD). Research for Global Transformation, 20.-22.8.2012, Bern, Switzerland (p. 198). Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Kohler, Thomas; Messerli, Peter; Breu, Thomas; Balsiger, Urs (2012). Report 2011: Global change and its impacts on sustainable development Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Kohler, Thomas; Balsiger, Jürg; Pratt, Jane; Debarbieux, Bernard; Rudaz, Gilles; Maselli, Daniel (eds.) (2012). Sustainable mountain development, green economy and institutions: From Rio 1992 to Rio 2012 and beyond, final draft for Rio 2012. Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SCD), University of Geneva and Geographica Bernensia

Garrard, Rodney; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs; Price, Martin; Byers, Alton; Ang, Rita Sherpa (2012). Landscape dynamics in Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park, Nepal: Impacts on environmental services and adaptive capacities. In: International Scientific Conference on Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas, 16.-18.4.2012 (pp. 79-80). Stuttgart: Universität Hohenheim

Garrard, Rodney; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs; Price, Martin F.; Byers, Alton D.; Sherpa, Ang Rita (2012). An ever-changing place: interpreting landscape change in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal; re-photographic survey and encounter. Eco.mont - journal on protected mountain areas research, 4(2), pp. 49-55. Wien: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 10.1553/eco.mont-4-2s49

Gracheva, Raisa; Kohler, Thomas; Stadelbauer, Joerg; Meessen, Heino (2012). Population dynamics, changes in land management, and the future of mountain areas in northern Caucasus: the example of North Ossetia. Erdkunde, 66(3), pp. 197-219. Bonn: Geographisches Institut, Universität Bonn 10.3112/erdkunde.2012.03.02

Björnsen Gurung, Astrid; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Price, Martin F.; Aspinell, Richard; Balsiger, Jörg; Baron, Jill S.; Sharma, Eklabya; Greenwood, Greg; Kohler, Thomas (2012). Global Change and the World's Mountains-Research Needs and Emerging Themes for Sustainable Development A Synthesis From the 2010 Perth II Conference. Mountain Research and Development, 32(1), S47-S54. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-11-00084.S1

Garrard, Rodney; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs; Price, Martin F.; Byers, Alton C.; Sherpa, Ang Rita (2012). Depicting community perspectives: repeat photography and participatory research as tools for assessing environmental services in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. Eco.mont - journal on protected mountain areas research, 4(2), pp. 21-31. Wien: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press 10.1553/eco.mont-4-2s21

Kohler, Thomas (2012). The Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern. Mountain Research and Development, 32(2), pp. 231-234. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-12-00033.1

Gracheva, Raisa; Kohler, Thomas; Meessen, Heino (2012). Transformation of human-environment systems in the rural mountain regions of the Caucasus (Russia and Georgia). In: International Conference on Research for Development, 20.-22.8.2012, Bern, Switzerland. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

Kohler, Thomas; Gracheva, Raisa (2012). Global megatrends: Threats and opportunities for mountain development. In: International Conference on Research for Development, 20.-22.8.2012. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

2011

Pajares, Pedro; Eckert, Sandra; Berrahmouni, Nora; Kohler, Thomas; Maselli, Daniel; Zelaya, Sergio (eds.) (2011). Highlands and Drylands: Mountains, a source of resilience in arid regions. Rom, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Centre of Development and Environment (CDE)

Price, Martin; Gratzer, Georg; Alemayehu Duguma, Lalisa; Kohler, Thomas; Maselli, Daniel (eds.) (2011). Mountain Forests in a Changing World: Realizing Values, Adressing Challenges. Rom, Italien: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Centre of Development and Environment (CDE)

Hurni, Hans; Debele, Berhanu (2011). Water Governance in the Nile Basin: Box 15. In: Berrahmouni, Nora; Romeo, Rosalaura; McGuire, Douglas; Zelaya, Sergio; Maselli, Daniel; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) Highlands and Drylands. Mountains, a source of resilience in arid regions (p. 92). Rom, Italien: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Centre of Development and Environment (CDE)

Hurni, Hans; Debele, Berhanu; Zeleke, Gete (2011). Sustainable land management in the Ethiopian Highlands. Adaptive Management in Agriculture: Box 9. In: Berrahmouni, Nora; Romero, Rosalaura; McGuire, Douglas; Zelaya, Sergio; Maselli, Daniel; Kohler, Thomas (eds.) Highlands and Drylands. Mountains, a source of resilience in arid regions (p. 76). Rom, Italien: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Centre of Development and Environment (CDE)

Price, Martin; Kohler, Thomas; Gratzer, Georg (2011). Moving towards action. In: Price, Martin; Gratzer, Georg; Alemayehu, Duguma; Kohler, Thomas; Maselli, Daniel (eds.) Mountain Forests in a Changing World (pp. 76-78). Rom, Italien: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Kohler, Thomas (2011). Forschungsräume und Themen der Berner Geographie. UniPress - Forschung und Wissenschaft an der Universität Bern(150), pp. 10-11. Bern: Abteilung Kommunikation, Universität Bern

Kohler, Thomas; Maselli, Daniel; Neu, Urs (2011). Mountains and Climate Change: A Global concern. Alpine journal, 115(359), pp. 231-239. London: The Alpine Club

Kohler, Thomas; Messerli, Peter; Breu, Thomas Michael; Balsiger, Urs (2011). Report 2010: Innovations in sustainable development Bern, Schweiz: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

2010

Kohler, Thomas; Giger, Markus; Hurni, Hans; Ott, Cordula; Wiesmann, Urs; Wymann von Dach, Susanne; Maselli, Daniel (2010). Mountains and Climate Change: A Global Concern. Mountain Research and Development, 30(1), pp. 53-55. Boulder, Colo.: International Mountain Society 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-09-00086.1

2009

Kohler, Thomas; Maselli, Daniel (eds.) (2009). Mountains and Climate Change. From Understanding to Action. Bern: Geographica Bernensia

2008

Gracheva, Raisa; Meessen, Heino; Kohler, Thomas; Nefedova, Tatjana (2008). Mountain Communities of North Caucasus: Disappearance or New Stage of Development? In: International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008). Pre-conference Proceedings University of Bern, Switzerland, 2-4 July 2008. NCCR North-South Dialogue: Vol. 21 (p. 81). Bern: CDE / NCCR North-South

Kiteme, Boniface P.; Liniger, Hanspeter; Notter, Benedikt; Wiesmann, Urs Martin; Kohler, Thomas (2008). Dimensions of Global Change in African Mountains: The Example of Mount Kenya. IHDP Update, 2008(2), pp. 18-23. IHDP International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change

2007

Roden, Paul; Abraha, Negusse; Debessai, Merhawit; Ghebreselassie, Menghistab; Beraki, Haile; Kohler, Thomas (2007). Farmers' appraisal of pearl millet varieties in Eritrea. SLM Eritrea Report: Vol. 8. Bern: Geographica Bernensia

2006

Roden, Paul; Negusse, Abraha; Eskinder, Tesfay; Kohler, Thomas (2006). Participatory on-farm appraisal of improved pearl millet varieties in Eritrea. SLM Eritrea Report: Vol. 7. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Kohler, Thomas; Bachmann, Felicitas; Ott, Cordula (2006). Status and Future of Mountain Research: Results of two Surveys by the Research Initative of the Mountain Partnership Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

2005

Tewolde, Woldetensae; Dessalegn, Bissirat; Burtscher, Robert; Woldemichael, Berhane; Gassner, Michael; Stillhardt, Brigitta; Kohler, Thomas (2005). Amadir: Livelihood and Resource Management in an Eritrean Highland Community: A development baseline (Eritrea SLM Series 5). Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia

Heinimann, Andreas; Breu, Thomas; Kohler, Thomas (2005). Watershed classification in the Lower Mekong Basin: Rapid economic growth - a source of increasing potential for conflict over resource use. Mountain Research and Development, 25(2), pp. 180-182. International Mountain Society 10.1659/0276-4741(2005)025[0181:WCITLM]2.0.CO;2

2004

Kohler, Thomas; Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Kläy, Andreas (2004). Mountain infrastructure: access, communication, and energy. In: Price, Martin F.; Jansky, Libor; Iatsenia, Andrei A. (eds.) Key Issues for Mountain Areas (pp. 38-62). Tokyo, Japan: United Nations University Press

Heinimann, Andreas; Breu, Thomas Michael; Kohler, Thomas (2004). The challenge of applying Geographic Information Systems to Sustainable Mountain Development. Mountain Research and Development, 23(4), pp. 312-319. International Mountain Society

2003

Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs Martin (2003). Kleinbäuerliche Besiedlung und die Ausprägung von Haushaltsstrategien am Mount Kenya. In: Jeanneret, François; Wastl-Walter, Doris; Wiesmann, Urs; Schwyn, Markus (eds.) Welt der Alpen - Gebirge der Welt (pp. 185-196). Bern: Haupt Verlag

2002

Nepal, Sanjay Kumar; Kohler, Thomas; Banzhaf, Bernhard Rudolf (2002). Great Himalaya: Tourism and the dynamics of change in Nepal. Zürich, Bern: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research; Centre for Development and Environment

Walther, Pierre; Kohler, Thomas; Imbach, Kristina (eds.) (2002). Mountains of the world - Sustainable development in mountain areas: The need for adequate policies and instruments 6. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment

2001

Hurni, Hans; Wiesmann, Urs; Kohler, Thomas (2001). Mitigating the syndromes of desertification: The requirements for transdisciplinary research and information exchange. In: Enne, G; Peter, D; Pottier, D (eds.) Desertification Convention: Data and information requirements for interdisciplinary research. Proceedings of the international workshop. Alghero, Italy. 09.-11.10.1999.

1996

Hurni, Hans; Kläy, Andreas; Kohler, Thomas; Wiesmann, Urs (1996). Development and Environment: A Social and Scientific Challenge. In: Umwelt - Mensch - Gebirge: Festschrift Bruno Messerli: Jahrbuch der Geographischen Gesellschaft Bern 59 (pp. 85-101). Bern, Schweiz: Geographische Gesellschaft Bern

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