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Dr. Heike Lischke



cheffe de groupe, senior scientist


Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HL E 30


ResearcherID: J-5719-2013

Research Focus

  • Species range dyamics
    • Simulation of population dynamics and migration of tree species under changing climate and land use (MEPHYSTO, TreeMig,TreeMig-CH, BBS)
  • Spatio-temporal vegetation models
    • Combination of population dynamical and ecophysiological models (MEPHYSTO)
    • Dynamic spatio-temporal vegetation models (TreeMig)
    • Modelling of tree species migration (MUSCATELLA, TreeMig)
  • Model up-scaling
    • Development of methods for efficient simulation of tree species spread on large scales (MUSCATELLA, TreeMig)
    • Upscaling of stochastic ecological models (TreeMig, MUSCATELLA, MEPHYSTO)
  • Feedbacks between vegetation dynamics and...
    • ... climate (all projects)
    • ... hydrology (CCHYDRO)
    • ... natural antagonists (e.g. bark beetle, BARBEEKEY)
    • ... avalanches (MOUNTLAND-Treeline)
    • ... land use



Systems ecology at ETHZ