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13.05.2013: Is the plant cover of the earth determined by environmental factors, by evolutionary processes or by human influence? Using various real-life examples this book explains how data analysis and subsequent interpretation can help to find answers. Second amplified edition. more
Urban sprawl in Switzerland has more than doubled since 1950. Its effects in the long term are alarming. A new method for measuring urban sprawl serves as an instrument to enable more objective discussion among policy-makers and politicians, to assess planning scenarios and to check the effects of urban sprawl prevention measures.