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Franziska Mohr



PhD student


Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HL E 25


Research interest

  • Mechanisms and narratives of change in European agriculture since 1900
  • Sustainable intensification of agriculture and possible implementations at the landscape level
  • Semi-automatic approaches for capturing historical landscape change
  • Integration of qualitative stakeholder data with quantitative spatial information
  • Human - environment interactions in the near and distant past


PhD in Geography and Sustainable DevelopmentInstitute of Geography, University of Bern2019 - ongoing
Teaching Diploma (Sekundarstufe II)Institute of Education, University of Zurich2018 - 2021
Master of Science in Physical GeographyDepartment of Geography, University of Zurich2013 - 2015
Bachelor of Science in Geography (Major) and Prehistoric Archaeology (Minor)Department of Geography, University of Zurich2010 - 2013



Professional Experience

Employee for the project «Bestandesaufnahme Kulturgut» (80 %),  Archaeological Service of Kanton Graubünden2017 - 2019
Teaching Assistant (20 %)  for the MOOC «Wasser in der Schweiz», Group Hydrology and Climate, University of Zurich2016 - 2019
Internship (80 %), Archaeological Service of Kanton Graubünden2016
Internship (100 %), AGIS Service Center, Kanton Aargau2015
Tutor for exercises and excursions in physical geography, Department of Geography, University of Zurich  2013 - 2014