Welcome to Terrestrial Systems Ecology

Terrestrial Systems Ecology


  • The report Brennpunkt Klima Schweiz, co-authored by Prof. A. Fischlin, has been published. This report "downscales" the IPCC AR5 Report to our country and adds a country-specific perspective. Report home >>
  • Prof. A. Fischlin has been elected as Vice-Chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) New IPCC Bureau >>
  • As Co-facilitator of the Structured Expert Dialogue (SED) Andreas Fischlin has completed with his Chinese colleague Zou Ji the Final Summary Report of the SED. The report summarises all scientific knowledge as discussed in the SED since 2013, including the last IPCC Assessment Report AR5, also in form of 10 short key messages. Read more >>
  • As coordinating lead author Andreas Fischlin co-receives Nobel Peace Prize 2007 awarded to IPCC ETH Life : Nobel Peace Prize with ETH Zurich participation >>

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Welcome to the Terrestrial Systems Ecology Group of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.

We are an interdisciplinary group studying dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems as impacted by environmental changes such as climatic change. The group is headed by Andreas Fischlin.

The group formerly with the Institute of Integrative Biology (IBZ) belongs now to the Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics (IBP) of the Department of Environmental Systems Science (D-USYS). It is affiliated with the Environmental Physics Group of IBP.




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