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Prof. Dr. Christine Fürst
Institute for Geosciences and Geography
Dept. Sustainable Landscape Development

room H4 1.22
Von-Seckendorff-Platz 4
06120 Halle (Saale)

phone: +49 (0)345 55-26017

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Prof. Dr. Christine Fürst
Institut für Geowissenschaften und Geographie
Fachgebiet Nachhaltige Landschaftsentwicklung
Von-Seckendorff-Platz 4
06120 Halle (Saale)

Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/16

Professor for Sustainable Landscape Development, Martin-Luther University Halle;  2019 call for and rejection of a W3 professor position in Environmental Analysis and Planning in Metropolitan Areas at Ruhr University Bochum

04/16 - 09/16

Interim Professor Sustainable Landscape Development, Martin-Luther University Halle, Institute for Geosciences and Geography, Dept. Spatial and Environmental Planning

07/15 - 09/16

Senior Scientist, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU)

01/12 - 06/15

Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research, Dept. C – Ecology and Natural Resources Management, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn


Habilitation (cumulative) at Agricultural Faculty of Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, venia legendi in Natural Resource Management

04/04 - 12/11

Scientific employee, Chair for Soil Science and Soil Protection, Dresden University of Technology


Dissertation (cumulative) Fly ash impact in forest ecosystems in Northeastern Germany – an assessment and regionalization approach

11/00 - 03/04

Scientific employee, Chair for Soil Science and Soil Protection and Chair for Forest Management Planning, Dresden University of Technology

06/98 - 10/00

Internship at  Bayerische Staatsforstverwaltung (2nd state examination 7/00)

04/94 - 04/98

Studies in Forest Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilian Universität München Diplom-Forstwirt Univ. 04/98; Diploma thesis  1.1; Certificate Applied Informatics 6/98; Scholarship by Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes 04/94 - 04/98

10/93 - 03/94

Practical training at Bayerische Staatsforstverwaltung

09/84 - 06/93

Leibniz-Gymnasium Altdorf (By); 06/93 Baccalaureate (1.1)

09/80 - 08/84

Primary school Feucht (By)

Projects & Networks

~ 04/2021: URGENT - Urban Resilience and Adaptation for India and  Mongolia: curricula, capacity, ICT and stakeholder collaboration to  support green & blue infrastructure and nature-based solutions  (Erasmus +, EU)

~ 03/2021: Faktencheck  (BMBF)

~ 01/2021: MIGRAWARE (BMBF, coordination)

Since 10/2020: FLORA (BMBF)

Since 06/20: PLEASE-SES (Volkswagenstiftung, coordination)

11/19 - 04/22: ECUMAES (DAAD/GIZ),  (coordination)

Since 10/18: SESASA, LEAP-Agri (coordination)

Since 10/18: R4SES, Federal Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF, coordination)

01/17 - 12/18: INTERACT and SERVICES, Federal Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF, coordination)

08/14 - 12/16: INTECRE, Federal Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF, coordination)

09/13 - 04/17: BioMassWeb, BMBF (leading scientist WP 4.5 - Land use change modeling; WP 4.6 - Impact Assessment; continuation supervision)

01/12 - 03/17: WASCAL,  BMBF (leading scientist WP. 6.1 Integrated Land System Modeling) continuing / upgraded project

02/12 – 06/15: RegioPower, ERA WoodWisdom / BioEnergy / FNR (coordination)

Since 05/11: European Land-use Institute, BMBF (coordination)

2011: Erasmus-Agreement (09/11) with TU Gheorghe Asachi Iasi, Faculty Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, Dept. Environmental Engineering

2010-2013: ForSys - Cost action FP0804 (partner)

2010-2012: ECHOES - Cost action FP0703 (partner)

2009-2012: REGKLAM, BMBF (leader WP Land use and land management)

2010-2012: Netzwerk Umweltbildung Sachsen (partner)

2009-2010: KIDS - Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (coordination)

2008-2010: TrainForEducation - Leonardo da Vinci (partner)

2007-2010: Mobility @ forest - German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (partner)

2005-2009: ENFORCHANGE - BMBF (coordination)

2007-2008: REFORMAN - SEE-ERA-Net (coordination)

2007-2008: REG-TRANSEKT - BMBF (coordination)

2007: IT-REG-EU - Interreg-III a - (coordination)

2006-2009: MORE - IST EC (FP 6) (partner)

2004-2009: CONFOREST - EFI Project Center (partner)

2006: DynamicDATA EU25+ - BMBF (coordination)

2004-2006: a.t.l.a.n.t.IS - Working group Adaptive Landmanagement (coordination)

2004-2006: adHOQ – working group wood quality modeling (funding member)

2000–2004: Sustainable methods and ecological processes of a conversion of pure spruce and pine stands into ecologically adapted mixed stands, German  Federal Ministry of Education and Research (project management;  researcher in project value inventory and value control)

Awards / Miscellaneous

  • 2013 Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing; Ecological Indicators, Elsevier
  • 2010-2011 official activity in UN Decade Education for Sustainable Development
  • 2009 Public Choice Award Wissenschaft interaktiv; 2nd place

Memberships and activities in scientific networks and bodies

Academy for Spatial and Regional Planning (ARL)

  • Member of the Group “Middle Germany (Saxony - Saxony-Anhalt – Thuringia) and  the Working Group Ecosystem Services in Spatial Planning

Careers in Sustainability Excellence (CASTLE)

Ecosystem Service Partnership (ESP)

  • Member of the Steering Committee  and the Development Committee (DEC)
  • Lead Group WG9 Planning, Management and Restoration, Lead SWG 3 Forests, member TWG Ecosystem Services in Business

European Land-Use Institute (ELI)

Expert group BMBF Leitinitiative „Erhalt der Artenvielfalt“

  • Since 2018

Expert advisory board BMBF Leitinitiative „Erhalt der Artenvielfalt“

  • Since 2019 officially appointed member (wissenschaftlicher Gründungsbeirat)

Future Earth, Knowledge and Action Network Food-Energy-Water

Global Land Project (GLP)


Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

  • Lead Author for regional assessments (2b), region ECAS, chapters 5 and 6
  • Member of the IPBES Scoping group (deliverable 2b)
  • Member of the German Delegation at IPBES3&5

International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE)    

International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO)

  • Working group 8.01.02 (Landscape Ecology) – representative for Central Europe

IUFRO online-dictionary    

Croissance-Amélioration-Qualité, LERFoB, UMR INRA-AgroParisTech, Nancy


  • Member of the scientific advisory board since 2018

Memberships and activities in scientific journal boards

CASES – Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems, de Gruyter


Ecological Indicators, Elsevier

Ecological Processes, Springer

European Journal of Ecology, de Gruyter

International Journal of Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services & Management, Taylor & Francis

Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management (JEAM), L&H Scientific Publishing

LAND, MDPI Open Access

Landscape Series, Springer

Russian Journal of Ecosystem Ecology, Penza State University, Penza, Russia

Socio-Ecological Practice Research

Open Journal of Forestry, SCIRP

Memberships in stakeholder organizations

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Naturgemäße Waldwirtschaft (ANW)   

Deutscher Forstverein (DFV)   

Kuratorium für Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik (KWF)   

Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher Wald (SDW)   

Bund Deutscher Forstleute (BDF)   

Regionalplanungsgemeinschaft Halle (RPGH, Beirat)   

Activities in scientific conferences

  • ECOSUMMIT 2021 Building a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Adapting to a Changing Land and Seascape, (QLD), Australia 2021, Wissenschaftlicher Ausschuss,   
  • IALE Russia 2020 Landscape  Science and Landscape Ecology – Considering Responses to Global  Challenges, Online, September, 14 – 18 2020. Scientific Board Member,  Plenary speaker, Session Co-Organizer, “Social-ecological system dynamics: challenges and opportunities to strengthen the science-policy interface for a sustainable land management”,   
  • RegioResources 21 September, 06 – 08, online, co-organizer and member of the scientific board
  • RENATURE (H2020) 2019, Malta 10/19, Interdisciplinary Summer School, Keynote speaker and Lecturer,   
  • Actual Problems of Landscape Sciences, Environment, Society, Politics  Georgia, 09/19, Keynote Speaker and Lecturer,   
  • Social-Ecological Research in Practice, Kick-off Tongji University, China  06/19, Keynote speaker,   
  • ESP World Conference 2019 Germany, Organizer Future Earth Side Event “Human-Wildlife-Interactions,   
  • IALE World Conference, Italy, 07/2019,    , Scientific Committee, Symposia Organisator Session “3-D landscape metrics and visualization techniques – applications in spatial planning, environmental assessment and participatory decision processes” / Ko-organisator Session “Towards visionary peri-urban landscapes? Environmental governance mixes for sustainable peri-urbanization”
  • IUFRO-IALE joint conference "Adapted Management for Forested Landscapes in Transformation", Posadas, Argentina 10/18 (   ), scientific committee
  • 1st International Geographical Conference on North-Asian Countries 08/18, Irkutsk, Russia (   ), scientific comittee
  • Healthy landscapes, green regeneration, safety, Uniscape, Bologna, 07/18  (   ), scientific comittee
  • Regional Resources 21- 2018, Smolenice - Slowakia (   ), co-organizer
  • ESP 2017, Shenzen - China, 12/17 (   ), member of the organizing committee
  • IALE-IUFRO LE, Halle, 09/17 (   )
  • Global Land Project Open Science Meeting, Beijing - China, 10/2016 (, Session "GISCAME", session organizer
  • RegioRessources 21-2016, Lugo - Spain, 10/16 (   ), co-organizer
  • ECOSUMMIT 2016, Montpellier - France, 08/16 (,  Session "Scenarios and models of key indirect and direct drivers in  relation to nature's benefits to people", Side event "GISCAME training",  co-organizer
  • ESP Annual Conference, Stellenbosch - South Africa, 11/15 (   ), Symposium "Ecosystem services to connect spatial planning and  environmental impact assessment approaches", symposium organizer
  • IALE D, Bonn, 10/15 (   ), organizer
  • IUFRO Landscape Ecology, Tartu - Estonia, 08/15 (, member scientific committee, Symposium "Sustaining ecosystem services in forest landscapes", symposium organizer
  • IALE World Congress, Portland - USA 07/15 (,  Symposium "Ecosystem services in land use planning and land use policy – how does scale aspects affect information for supporting decision  processes?", symposium organizer
  • Dresden Nexus Conference, Dresden - Germany, 03/15 (,  Symposium The potentials of integrated land use planning and ecosystem  services to enhance the sustainable provision of natural resources,  symposium organizer
  • IUFRO World Congress, Salt Lake City - USA, 10/14 (,  symposium "The benefits of introducing the ecosystem service concept in  forest management and planning at different spatial scales", symposium organizer
  • RegioRessources 21, Katowice – Poland, 09/14 (, conference organizer
  • GLP Open Science Meeting, Berlin - Germany, 03/14, symposium "Ecosystem services for connecting actors" (, symposium organizer
  • RegioResources 21, Catania - Italy, 09/13 (   ), conference organizer
  • FORSYS – International conference on Decision support systems, Umea – Sweden, 04/13 (, scientific committee member
  • IUFRO Landscape Ecology Conference - Sustaining humans and forests in changing landscapes, Concepcion – Chile, 11/12, symposium "Ecosystem functions and services in changing  landscapes/ Spatial patterns and ecological processes", (, symposium organizer
  • Ecosummit 2012, Columbus Ohio – USA, 10/12, Symposium "Structure matters – the potential of land-use pattern to contribute to ecosystem services provision, (, symposium organizer
  • Air Pollution, Coruna – Spain, 05/12 (, scientific committee member
  • RegioResources 21, Dresden - Germany, 05/12 (   ), conference organizer
  • IALE World Conference, Beijing - China, 08/11, symposium "New frontiers in landscape economy - assessment and up-scaling of the impacts of land-use practices on ecosystem services", (, symposium organizer
  • RegioResources 2011, Dresden - Germany, 05/11 (   ), conference organizer
  • LandMod 2010, Montpellier - France, 02/10 (,  scientific committee member
  • Air Pollution 2010, Kos – Greece, 6/10 (, scientific committee member
  • Forestry in Achieving Millenium Goals, Novi Sad - Serbia, 11/08 (, scientific committee member
  • ForwardForests, 04 – 12/05 (   ), organizer of the virtual conference

Citation metrics

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ISI-listed peer reviewed journals

  • Barati, A.A., Zoolideh, M., Moradi, M., Mollayousef, E.S., Fürst, C.
    (subm.): Multidimensional pov-erty analysis based on livelihood
    strategies of rural household in Iran. Journal of Rural Studies.
  • Mwambo, F.M., Jimenez-Martinez, M., Fürst, C., Borgemeister, C., Nyarko, B.K.,  Martius, C. (in rev.). Using the emergy concept in assessing resource   use efficiency of smallholder maize production systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Sustainability. IF: 2.075.


  1. Kleemann, J., Koo, H., Hensen, I., Mendieta-Leiva, G., Kahnt, B., Kurze,  C., Inclan, D.J., Cuenca, P., Noh, J.K., Hoffmann, M.H.,   Factos, A.,  Lehnert, M., Lozano, P., Fürst, C. (2022) Priorities of  action  and research  for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem  services in  Ecuador.  Biological Conservation 265, 109404.   


  1. Sandström, C., Ring, I, Olschewski, R., Simoncini, R., Albert, C., Acar, S., Adeishvili, M., Allard, C., Anker, Y., Arlettaz, R., Bela, G., Cosieme, L., Fischer, A., Fürst, C., Galil, B., Hynes, S., Kasymov, U., Marta-Pedroso, C., Mendes, A., Molau, U., Pergl, J. (subm.): Mainstreaming biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people in Europe and Central Asia:  insights from IPBES to inform the CBD Post-2020 agenda. Environmental Science and Policy.
  2. Hamidi, S.H., Fürst, C., Nazmfar, H., Ghayehbashi, A. R., Anwar, M. M. (2021, pre-print). The Spatial Diffusion of COVID-19 in the World: Revisiting Hägerstrand's Study of Diffusion in Geography. Research Square,   .
  3. Martínez, M. J., Fürst, C. (2021). Simulating the Capacity of Rainfed Food Crop Species to Meet Social Demands in Sudanian Savanna Agro-Ecologies. Land, 10(8), 827.
  4. Hamidi, S.M., Nazmfar, H., Fürst, C., Yazdani, M. H., Rezayan, A. (2021). Water level decline at Iran's Lake Urmia: changing population dynamics. Environmental Hazards, 1-20.
  5. Hamidi, S. M., Fürst, C., Nazmfar, H., Rezayan, A., Yazdani, M. H. (2021): A Future Study of an Environment Driving Force (EDR): The Impacts of Urmia Lake Water-Level Fluctuations on Human Settlements. Sustainability, 13(20), 11495.
  6. Daniels, T., Chan, J. K., Kankam, S., Murphy, M., Day, D., Fürst, C., Inkoom, J.N., Koo, H. (2021). Four shareworthy SEPR scenario ideas. Socio-Ecological Practice Research, 3(1), 9-15.
  7. Cooke, S. J., Jeanson, A. L., Bishop, I., Bryan, B. A., Chen, C., Cvitanovic, C., Fen, Y, Forester, J., Fürst, C., Hu, J., La Rosa, D., Meurk, C., Nguyen, V.M., Paolisso, M., Qui, Y., Chun, F.K.S., Szetey, K., Wang, X., Wang, Y., Archibald, C. L., Young, N. (2021). On the theory-practice gap in the environmental realm: perspectives from and for diverse environmental professionals. Socio-Ecological Practice Research, 1-13.
  8. Kankam, S., Inkoom, J.H., Fürst, C. (2021): Envisioning Alternative Futures of Cultural Ecosystem Services Supplies in Southwestern Ghana, West Africa. SEPR, 1-20.
  9. Kumar, P., Fürst, C., Joshi, P. K. (2021). Socio-Ecological Systems (SESs)—Identification and Spatial Mapping in the Central Himalaya. Sustainability, 13(14), 7525.
  10. Mwambo, F. M., Fürst, C., Martius, C., Jimenez-Martinez, M., Nyarko, B. K., Borgemeister, C. (2021). Combined application of the EM-DEA and EX-ACT approaches for integrated assessment of resource use efficiency, sustainability and carbon footprint of smallholder maize production practices in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Cleaner Production, 302, 126132.
  11. He, Z., Ling, Y., Fürst, C., Hersperger, A. (2021). Closer to causality: how effective is spatial planning in governing built-up land expansion in Fujian Province, China? Land Use Policy, 108, 105562,   .
  12. Spyra, M., Kleemann, J., Calò, N.C., Schürmann, A., Fürst, C. (2021)  Protection of peri-urban open spaces at the level of regional  policy-making: Examples from six European regions. Land Use Policy, 107,  105480.   


  1. Batsuuri, B., Fürst, C., Myagmarsuren, B. (2020). Estimating the impacts of urban planning concepts on reducing urban sprawl using certain spatial indicators. LAND, 9, 495; doi:10.3390/land9120495.    IF: 2.429.
  2. Koo, H., Kleemann, J., Fürst, C. (2020): Integrating ecosystem   services into land use modeling to  assess the effects of future land   use strategies in northern Ghana. Land, 9, 379.   
  3. Noh J.K., Echeverría, C., Kleemann, J., Koo H., Fürst, C.,   Cuenca, P. (2020): Warning about conservation status of forest  ecosystems in Tropical Andes: national assessment based on IUCN  criteria. PLOS ONE, 15(8): e0237877.   
  4. Pătru-Stupariu, I., Nita, A., Mustăţea, M., Huzui-Stoiculescu,  A., Fürst, C. (2020). Using social network methodological approach to  better understand human–wildlife interactions. Land Use Policy, 99,  105009.
  5. Sekhri, S., Kumar, P., Fürst, C., Pandey, R. (2020): Mountain Specific Multi-hazard Risk Management Framework (MSMRMF): Assessment and Mitigation of Multi-hazard and Climate Change Risk in the Indian Himalayan Region. Ecological Indicators, 118, 106700
  6. König, H.J., Kiffner, C., Kramer-Schadt, S., Fürst, C., Keuling, O., Ford A.T. (2020): Human–wildlife coexistence in a changing world. Conservation Biology. 1-9.
  7. Stupariu, M.S., Plesoianu, A.T., Patru-Stupariu, I., Fürst, C. (2020): A Method for Tree Detection Based on Similarity with Geometric Shapes of 3D-geospatial Data. International Journal of Geoinformation, 9, 298
  8. Müller, F., Kruse, M., Kruse, T., Bicking, S., Ahrendt, K. Bac, D.K.,  Berg, M., Blindow, I., Fürst, C., Hase, P., Ma, L., Perennes, M.,  Ruljevic, I., Schernewski, G., Schwimming, C.G.,  Schneiders A.,  Schubert, H., Schumacher, J., Tappeiner, U., Sangai,  P., Windhorst, W.,  Zeleny, J. (2020): Assessing ecosystem service  potentials to evaluate  terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystem types  in Northern Germany  -  an expert-based matrix approach. Ecological Indicators, 112, 106116
  9. Zabihi, M., Moradi, H.M., Gholamalifard, M., Darvishan, A.K., Fürst, C. (2020): Landscape management through change processes monitoring in  Iran. Landscape Ecology. Sustainability, 12(5), 1753.
  10. Schürmann, A., Kleemann, J., Fürst, C.,  Teucher, M., (2020): Assessing  the relationship between land tenure  issues and land cover changes  around the Arabuko Sokoke Forest in  Kenya. Land Use Policy, 95, 104625.
  11. Mwambo, F.M., Fürst, C., Borgemeister, C., Martius, C., Nyarko, B.K. (2020): Maize production and environmental costs: An Emergy-Data Envelopment Analysis evaluating land resource use for food security in Ghana. Land Use Policy, 95, 104490. IF:3.194
  12. Albert,  C., Fürst, C., Ring, I., Sandström, C. (2020): Spatial Planning in  Europe and Central Asia – Enhancing the Consideration of Ecosystem  Services. Landscape and Urban Planning,   
  13. Paul, C., Hanley, N., Meyer S.T., Fürst, C., Weisser, W.W.,  Knoke, T. (2020): On the functional relationship between biodiversity  and economic value. Science Advances 6: eaax7712, IF: 12.804.


  1. Rozas-Vasqez, D., Geneletti, D., Fürst, C. (2019): Integrating ecosystem services in spatial planning and  strategic environmental assessment: the role of the cascade model.  Environmental Impact Assessment Review 78,   
  2. Koo, H., Kleemann, J., Fürst, C. (2019):  Impact assessment of  land use  changes using local knowledge for the  provision of ecosystem  services in  northern Ghana, West Africa.  Ecological Indicators 103,  156-172.
  3. Dietze, V., Hagemann, N., Jürges, N., Fürst, C., Bartke,  S. (2019): Farmers' consideration of soil ecosystem services in  agricultural management - a case study from Saxony, Germany, Land Use  Policy 81, 813-824.   
  4. Mwambo, F.M., Fürst, C. (2019):  A holistic method of assessing efficiency and sustainability in  agricultural production systems. Journal of Environmental Management  7(1), 28-44.


  1. Spyra, M., Kleemann, J., Cetin, N. I., Navarrete, C. J. V., Albert, C., Palacios-Agundez, I., Amezaga-Arregi, I., Rozas-Vasquez, D., Esmail, B.A., Picchi, P., Geneletti, D., König, H.J., Koo, H., Kooperionen, L., Fürst, C. (2018): The ecosystem services concept: a new Esperanto to facili-tate participatory planning processes? Landscape Ecology, 1-21.   
  2. Arnold, J., Kleemann, J., Fürst, C. (2018): A Differentiated Spatial Assessment of Urban Ecosystem Services Based on Land Use Data in Halle, Germany. Land 7(3), 101.   Gorn, L., Kleemann, J., Fürst, C. (2018): Improving the matrix-assessment  of ecosystem services provision - The case of regional land use  planning under climate change in the region of Halle, Germany.  Land 7,  76.   
  3. Koo, H., Kleemann, J., Fürst, C. (2018): Land use scenario modeling based on local knowledge for the  provision of ecosystem services in northern Ghana. Land 7, 59.
  4. Olschewski, R., Sandström, C., Kasymov, U., Johansson, J., Fürst, C., Ring, I. (2018): Challenges and opportunities in developing new forest governance systems -Insights from the IPBES as-sessment for Europe and Central Asia. Forest Policy and Economics 97, 175-179. IF: 2.496.
  5. Sahle, M., Yeshitela, K., Fürst., C. (2018): Plant diversity analysis for conservation of Afromontane vegetation in socio-ecological   mountain landscape of Gurage, South Central Ethiopia, International   Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 10(4), 161-171.
  6. Sahle, M., Saito, O., Fürst, C., Yeshitela, K. (2018): Quantifying and mapping the supply of and demand for carbon storage and  sequestration service for decision making to mitigate climate change in  socio-ecological environment. Science of the Total Environment 624, 342-354. IF: 4.90
  7. Rozas-Vásquez, D., Fürst, C.,  Geneletti, D., Almendra, O. (2018): Integration of ecosystem services  in strategic environmental assessment across spatial planning scales.  Land Use Policy 71, 303-310. IF: 3.089
  8. Inkoom, J.N., Frank, S., Greve, K., Fürst, C. (2018): A framework to assess landscape structural capacity to provide regulating ecosystem services in West Africa. Environmental Management 209, 393-408. IF: 3131
  9. Inkoom, J.N., Frank, S., Greve, K., Walz, U., Fürst, C. (2018): Suitability of different landscape metrics for the assessments of  patchy landscapes in West Africa. Ecological Indicators 85, 117-127. IF: 3.88


  1. Inkoom, J.N., Frank, S., Greve, K., Fürst, C. (2017): Designing neutral landscapes for data scarce regions in West Africa. Ecological Informatics 42, 1-13. IF: 1.961
  2. Inkoom, J. N., Frank, S., Fürst, C. (2017): Challenges  and opportunities of ecosystem service integration into land use  planning in West Africa – an implementation framework. International  Journal for Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Management 13(2), 67-81.
  3. Kleemann, J., Inkoom, J.I., Thiel, M., Shankar, S., Lautenbach, S., Fürst, C. (2017): Peri-urban land use pattern and its relation to land use planning in Ghana, West Africa. Landscape and Urban Planning 165, 258-272. IF: 3.654
  4. Kleemann, J., Baysal, G., Bulley, H. N.N., Fürst, C. (2017): Assessing driving forces of land use and land cover change by a mixed-method approach in north-eastern Ghana, West Africa. Environmental Management 196,411-442. IF: 3.131
  5. Kleemann, J., Celio, E., Nyarko, B., Jimenez-Martinez, M., Fürst, C. (2017) Assessing the risk of seasonal food insecurity with an expert-based Bayesian Belief Network approach in northern Ghana, West Africa. Ecological Complexity, 32:53–73.    
  6. Kleemann, J., Celio, E., Fürst, C. (2017): Validation approaches of an expert-based Bayesian Belief Network in northern Ghana, West Africa. Ecological Modelling 365, 10-29. IF: 2.275
  7. Koo, H., Fürst, C. (in rev.): A  participatory assessment to understand local perception of the impact  of land use patterns on the provision of ecosystem services in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Environmental Management. IF: 2.723
  8. Fürst, C., Luque, S., Geneletti, D. (2017): Nexus thinking – how ecosystem services can contribute to enhancing the cross-scale and cross-sectoral coherence between land use, spatial planning and policy-making. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management 13:1, 412-421, DOI: 10.1080/21513732.2017.1396257.
  9. Luque, S., Fürst, C.,  Geneletti, D. (2017): Editorial: Nexus thinking – how ecosystem  services concepts and practice can contribute balancing integrative  resource management through facilitating cross-scale and cross-sectoral planning. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management 13:2, 1-3, DOI: 10.1080/21513732.2017.1409310
  10. Stupariu, I., Stupariu, M.S., Stoicescu, I., Peringer, A. Buttler, A., Fürst, C. (2017): Integrating geo-biodiversity features in the analysis of landscape patterns, Ecological Indicators 80, 363-375. IF: 3.88.
  11. Rozas-Vasquez, D., Fürst, C., Geneletti, D. (2017): Multi-actor  involvement for integrating ecosystem services in strategic  environmental assessment of spatial plans. Environmental Impact  Assessment Review 62, 135-146.  IF: 2.922
  12. Albert, C., Hinzmann, M., Neßhöver, C., Wittmer, H., Bonn, A., Burkhard, B., Dauber, J., Döring, R., Fürst, C., Grunewald, K., Haase, D., Hansjürgens, B., Hauck, J., Koellner, T., Plieninger, T., Rabe, S.E., Ring, I., Schröter, M., Spangenberg J.H., Stachow, U., Wüstemann, H., Görg, C. (2017): Towards a National Ecosystem Assessment in Germany: Results of a Scoping Study and Ways Forward, GAIA 26/1, 27-33.   


  1. Knoke, T., Paul, C., Hildebrandt, P., Calvas, V.,  Castro, L.M., Härtl, F., Döllerer, M., Hamer, U., Windhorst, D., Wiersma, Y., Curatola Fernández, G.F., Obermeier, W.A., Adams, J., Breuer, L., Mosandl, R., Beck, E., Weber, M., Stimm, B., Haber, W., Fürst, C., Bendix, J. (2016): Compositional diversity of rehabilitated tropical lands supports multiple ecosystem services and buffers uncertainties. Nature Communications.  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11877. IF: 11.329
  2. Fürst, C. (2016): Does  using the ecosystem services concept provoke the risk of assigning  virtual prices instead of real values to nature? Some reflections on the  benefit of ecosystem services for planning and policy consulting.  European Journal of Ecology 1(2), 39-44.
  3. Hauck, J., Albert, C., Fürst, C., Geneletti, D., LaRosa, D., Lorz, C., Spyra, M. (2016): Developing and Applying Ecosystem Service Indicators in Decision-Support at Various Scales. Ecological Indicators 61, 1-5. IF: 3.444


  1. Ahouansou, D.M.M., Agodzo, S.A., Kralisch, S., Sintondji, S.O.C., Fürst, C. (2015): Analysis  of the Hydrological Budget using the J2000 Model in the Pendjari River  Basin, West Africa. Journal of Environment and Earth Science 5(19), 24-37.
  2. Frank, S., Fürst, C., F. Pietzsch (2015): Cross-sectoral  resource management: how forest management alternatives affect the  provision of lignocellulosic resources and other ecosystem services,  Forests 6, 533-560.
  3. Opdam, P., Albert, C., Grêt-Regamey, A., Kleemann, J., La Rosa, D., Parker, D., Schmidt, K., Villamor, G., Fürst, C. (2015): Ecosystem services for connecting actors – lessons learnt from discussion. Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems 2, –7.


  1. Koschke, L., Van der Meulen, S., Frank, S., Schneidergruber, A., Kruse, M., Fürst, C., Neubert, E., Ohnesorge, B., Schröder, C., Müller, F., Bastian, O. (2014): Do You Have 5 Minutes To Spare? –The Challenges Of Stakeholder  Processes In Ecosystem Services Studies. Landscape Online, DOI 10.3097/LO.201467.
  2. Fürst, C., Opdam, P., Inostroza, L., Luque, S., (2014): A balance score card tool for assessing how successful the ecosystem  services concept is applied in participatory land use planning.  Landscape Ecology 29(8), 1435-1446, DOI: 10.1007/s10980-014-0052-9. IF: 3.500
  3. Albert, C., Aronson, J., Fürst, C., Opdam, P. (2014): Integrating ecosystem services in landscape planning: Requirements,  approaches, and impacts. Landscape Ecology 29(8), 1277–1285. IF: 3.500
  4. Fürst, C., Berry, P., Geneletti, D., Khamzina, A., Sanfo, S. (2014): Inaugural editorial. Change Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems 1, 35-39.
  5. La Rosa, D., Lorz, C., König, H.J., Fürst, C. (2014): Spatial information and participation of socio-ecological systems: experiences, tools and lessons learned for land-use planning. iForest – Biogeosciences and Forestry, doi: 10.3832/ifor0093-007. IF: 1.057
  6. Koschke, L., Lorz, C., Fürst, C., Lehman, T., Makeschin, F. (2014): Assessing hydrological and provisioning ecosystem services in a case  study in Western Central Brazil. Ecological Processes 3:2,   .
  7. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Witt, A., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F. (2014): Making use of the ecosystem services concept in regional planning—trade-offs from reducing water erosion. Landscape Ecology, DOI 10.1007/s10980-014-9992-3. IF: 3.500


  1. Hauck, J., Schweppe-Kraft, B., Albert, C., Görg, C.,  Jax, K., Jensen, R., Fürst, C.,  Maes, J., Ring, I., Hönigová, I., Burkhard, B., Mehring, M.,  Tiefenbach, M., Grunewald, K., Schwarzer, M., Meurer, J., Sommerhäuser,  M., Priess, J.A., Schmidt, J., Grêt-Regamey, A. (2013): The Promise of the Ecosystem Services Concept for Planning and Decision-Making. GAIA 22(4), 232 – 236. IF: 1.250
  2. Fürst, C., Frank, S., Witt, A., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F. (2013): Assessment  of the effects of forest land use strategies on the provision of  Ecosystem Services at regional scale. Journal of Environmental  Management, 127, 96-116. IF: 2.723
  3. Fürst, C., Helming, K., Lorz, C., Müller, F., Verburg, P. (2013): Integrated land use and regional resource management – A cross-disciplinary  dialogue on future perspectives for a sustainable development of  regional resources. Journal of Environmental Management, 127, 1-5, IF: 2.723
  4. Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Lorenz, M., Witt, A., Frank, S., Makeschin, F. (2013): The  integration of crop rotation and tillage practices in the assessment of  ecosystem services provision at the regional scale. Ecological  Indicators 32, 157-171. IF: 3.444
  5. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F. (2013): Assessment of landscape aesthetics - validation of a landscape metrics-based assessment by visual estimation of the scenic beauty. Ecological Indicators 32, 222-231. IF: 3.444
  6. Lorenz, M., Fürst, C., Thiel, E. (2013): A methodological approach for deriving regional crop rotations as basis  for the assessment of the impact of agricultural strategies using soil  erosion as example, Journal of Environmental Management, 127, 37-47, IF: 2.723
  7. Witt, A., Fürst, C., Makeschin, F. (2013): Regionalization of Climate Change sensitive forest ecosystem types for  potential afforestation areas. Journal of Environmental Management, 127,  48-55, IF: 2.723


  1. Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Frank, S., Witt, A., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F. (2012): How to better consider sectoral planning information in regional  planning - example afforestation and conversion. Journal of  Environmental Planning and Management, 2012,  1–29, IF: 1.367
  2. Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Frank, S., Makeschin, F (2012): A multi-criteria approach for an integrated land-cover-based assessment of ecosystem services provision for planning support. Ecological Indicators 21,  54-66., IF: 3.444


  1. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F. (2011): Towards the transfer of the ecosystem service concept to landscape  planning using landscape metrics. Ecological Indicators 21,  30-38., IF: 3.444
  2. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F. (2011): Integrating  land management aspects into an assessment of the impact of land cover  changes on Ecosystem Services. International Journal of Biodiversity  Science, Ecosystem Services Management.  1-14.
  3. Fürst, C., Witt, A., Frank, S., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2011): Integration von Umweltinformationen in die landschaftsbezogene Planung mit dem Modell eines 2-D zellulären Semiautomaten mit GIS-Funktionalitäten, Freiburger Forstliche Forschung 88,  78-89.


  1. Fürst, C., Volk, M., Makeschin, F. (2010): Squaring the circle - how to combine models, indicators, experts and end-users for integrated land use management support? editorial / leading paper. Environmental Management 46(6),  829-833., IF: 1.724
  2. Fürst, C., Vacik, H., Lorz, C., Potocic, N., Krajter, S., Vuletic, D., Makeschin, F. (2010): How to support forest management in a world of change? Results of some regional studies, Environmental Management 46(6), 941-952., IF: 1.724
  3. Fürst, C., König, H., Pietzsch, K., Ende, H.P., Makeschin, F. (2010): Pimp your landscape - a generic approach for integrating regional  stakeholder needs into land use scenario design and sustainable  management support. Ecology and Society 15(3), 25 pp., IF: 3.310
  4. Fürst, C., Volk, M., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2010): Pimp your landscape! A tool for qualitative evaluation of the effects  of regional planning measures on ecosystem services. Environmental  Management 46(6), 953-968, IF: 1.724
  5. Lorz, C., Fürst, C., Galic, Z., Matijasic, D., Podrazky, V., Potocic, N., Simoncic, P.,   Strauch, M., Vacik, H., Makeschin, F. (2010): GIS-based Probability Assessment of Natural Hazards in Forested Landscapes of Central and South-Eastern Europe. Environmental Management 46(6), 920-930. IF:1.724
  6. Vuletic, D., Potocic, N., Krajter, S., Seletkovic, I., Fürst, C., Makeschin, F., Galic, Z., Lorz, C., Simoncic, P., Matijasic, D., Vacik, H., Zupanic, M. (2010): How socio-economic frame conditions influence forest policy development in Central and South-Eastern Europe Research. Environmental Management 46(6), 931-940, IF: 1.724
  7. Fürst, C., Zirlewagen, D., Lorz, C. (2010): Regionalization of magnetic susceptibility measurements based on a  multiple regression approach. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 208(1-4),  129-151., IF: 1.554
  8. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Zirlewagen, D. (2010): Testing the Indicative Value of Magnetic Susceptibility Measurements  for Concluding on Site Potentials and Risks Provoked by Fly Ash  Deposition. Environmental Management 46,  894-907., IF: 1.724
  9. Koschke, L., Lorz, C., Fürst, C., Glaser, B., Makeschin, F. (2010): Black Carbon in Fly-Ash Influenced Soils of the Dübener Heide Region, Central Germany. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 214, 119-132. IF: 1.554
  10. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Zirlewagen, D., Makeschin, F. (2010): Mapping of ferrimagnetic susceptibility for screening of fly ash  deposition. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 136, Air  Pollution XVIII,  379 – 393.


  1. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F. (2009): Testing a soil magnetometry technique in a highly polluted industrial region in North-Eastern Germany. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 202,  33-43. IF: 1.554
  2. Fürst, C., Nepveu, G., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2009): Comment intégrer des considérations multicritères dans la gestion d'un  territoire ? "Pimp your landscape" - un essai de planification  interactive pour satisfaire les besoins des utilisateurs. Revue  forestière française 1-2009,  21-35.


  1. Fürst, C., Abiy, M., Makeschin, F. (2008): Forest ecosystem development after heavy deposition loads – case study  Dübener Heide. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment (ISSN  1743-3541), Air Pollution XVI,  571-584.
  2. Fürst, C., C. Davidsson, K. Pietzsch, M. Abiy, F. Makeschin, C. Lorz, and M. Volk (2008): “Pimp your landscape” – interactive land use planning support tool. Transactions on the Built Environment (ISSN 1743-3509). Geoenvironment and Landscape Evolution III,  219-232.


  1. Hartmann, K.J., Abiy, M., Fürst, C. (2007): Bewertung und Planung - Bodenkundliche Flächeninformationen für die  nördliche Dübener Heide. Archives of Nature Conservation and Landscape  Research 46(3),  65-78.
  2. Fürst, C., Makeschin, F. (2007): Der Einfluss von Industriegeschichte und geologischen Grundlagen auf  die Waldstandorte in der Dübener Heide. Archives of Nature Conservation  and Landscape Research 46(3),  1 - 3
  3. Fürst, C., Vacik, H., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F., Podraszky, V., Janecek, V. (2007): Meeting the challenges of process-oriented forest management, editorial / leading paper. Forest Ecology and Management 248(1-2),   1-5., IF: 2.660
  4. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F. (2007): Development of forest ecosystems after heavy deposition loads considering Dübener Heide as example - challenges for a process-oriented forest management planning. Forest Ecology and Management 248(1-2),  6-16., IF: 2.660


  1. Fürst, C., Nepveu, G., Menzel, M. (2006): Évaluation de l´assortiment d´une ressource en bois sur pied ciblé sur  la satisfaction des besoins du marché du bois. Présentation d´une  méthode pratique développée en Allemagne. Revue forestière Française,  463-474.
  2. Fürst, C., Nepveu, G. (2006): Assessment  of the assortment potential of the growing stock - a photogrammetry  based approach for an automatized grading of sample trees, Annals of  Forest Sciences 63,  951-960., IF: 1.981

Other journals and proceedings (selected contributions)

  1. Tiebe, M., Fürst, C., Partzsch, M. (2019): Das Vorkommen von sieben ausgewählten Neophyten in der Stadt Halle (Saale). Hercynia N. F. 52, 43 – 80
  2. Frank, S., Fürst, C. (2015): Online platform for supporting regional development towards enhanced bio-energy use- RegioPower. Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) Newsletter.
  3. Koo, H., Fürst, C. (2015): An integrated scenario assessment for estimating the potential of land  use on the provision of ecosystem services in Northern Ghana. 8th ESP World Conference, Book of abstracts, p. 464,   .
  4. Inkoom, J.N., Frank, S., Fürst, C. (2015): Adopting patch neutral models to assess ecosystems services provision  from Sudanian Savannah agricultural landscapes under different planning  alternatives. 8th ESP World Conference, Book of abstracts, p. 461,   .
  5. Fürst, C. (2015): Regional Assessment of Ecosystem Services (ES) Challenges and Solutions. 8th ESP World Conference, Book of abstracts, p. 459,   .
  6. Fürst, C., Houdet, J. (2015): How to operationalize ES in spatial planning  - Opportunities for businesses. 8th ESP World Conference, Book of abstracts, p. 288,   .
  7. Frank,  S., Fürst, C., Japelj, A., Simončič, P., Eyvindson, K., Kangas,A.,  Rasinmäki, J., Trubins, R., Eriksson, L.-O. and R. Barkowski (2015): RegioPower-  an online platform for interactive tools for participatory land  assessment and planning, GLP newsletter 2015 (1), 12-15.
  8. Fürst, C., Frank, S., (2014): Linking innovative technologies for a multidimensional integrated spatial development, RegioRessources 21-2014, Proceedings, p. 15.
  9. Mwambo, F.M., Fürst, C. (2014): A framework for an alternative method to analyse energy efficiency of non-mechanised agricultural systems in developing countries. In: Gomez, J.M.,  et al., EnviroInfo 2014 – ICT for Energy Efficency; 28th International  Conference on Informatics for Environmental Protection, 139-140.
  10. Frank, C., Fürst, C., Witt, A., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F. (2014): Making use of the ecosystem services concept in regional planning - trade-offs from reducing water erosion. Proceedings   .
  11. Fürst, C., Opdam, P. (2014): Ecosystem services for connecting actors in land change processes. GLP OSM Meeting 2014, Proceedings   .
  12. Fürst, C., (2014): Consulting land system development under climate change in West-Africa. Proceedings   .
  13. Kleemann, J., Fürst, C. (2014): Developing adapted land use strategies by using participatory planning in West Africa. proceedings   .
  14. Frank, S., Fürst, C. (2013): GISCAME – land use change model to support regional forest planning. Book of Abstracts FORSYS 2013, Umea, 24.-26.04.2013, abstracts Session 3b.
  15. Fürst, C., Frank, S., Koschke, L., Witt, A., Makeschin, F. (2013): Generic methods for DSS, Spatial assessment and optimization. Book of Abstracts FORSYS 2013, Umea, 24-26.04.2013, abstracts Session 3a.
  16. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K. (2012): RegioPower-  Entwicklung einer regionalen Warenbörse für holzartige Biomasse.  Tagungsband der IALE D Tagung 2012 "Klimawandel was tun?", Eberswalde,  24. - 26.10.2012. p. 153-155.   .
  17. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Koschke, L., Witt, A., Makeschin, F. (2012): Visualizing effects of changing land cover composition and  configuration on the landscapes potential to provide ecosystem services,  RegioResources 21 booklet of abstracts, p. 30.
  18. Fürst, C., Frank, S., Koschke, L., Witt, A., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2012): Potentiale forstlicher Bewirtschaftungsstrategien auf die regionale  Bereitstellung von Ökosystemdienstleistungen. Tagungsband der IALE D  Tagung 2012 „Klimawandel was tun?“, Eberswalde, 24. – 26.10.2012. p. 142-143.   .
  19. Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Frank, S., Witt, A., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F., Lorenz, M. (2012): Land-use  and landscape pattern: how to integrate both in the assessment of  regional ecosystem service provision potentials. Conference proceedings  IUFRO Landscape Ecology Conference “Sustaining humans and forests in  changing landscapes, Concepcion, 5-12.11.2012, p. 18-19.   
  20. Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Frank, S., Koschke, L., Witt, A., Makeschin, F. (2012): Managing a sustainable ecosystem service provision in a regional context, Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, EGU 2012-469.
  21. Fürst, C., Zirlewagen, D., Makeschin, F. (2012): Mapping of ferrimagnetic susceptibility for screening fly ash deposition, Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, EGU2012-472.
  22. Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Lorenz, M., Witt, A., Frank, S., Makeschin, F. (2012): Die Verwendung von Fruchtfolgeklassen in GISCAME um den Einfluss von  Landnutzungs- und Landbewirtschaftungsänderungen auf die Bereit-stellung  von Ökosystemleistungen auf Landschaftsebene abzuschätzen. Tagungsband  der IALE D Tagung 2012 „Klimawandel was tun?“, Eberswalde, 24. – 26.10.2012. p. 29-35.   .
  23. Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Lorenz, M., Witt, A., Frank, S., Makeschin, F. (2012): The application of crop rotation classes in GISCAME for managing the  provision of ecosystem services in the context of landscape management,  RegioResources 21 booklet of abstracts, p. 35.
  24. Witt, A., Fürst, C., Gumpert, T., Pietzsch, F., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2012): Visualisierung  der Wassererosion unter aktuellen und simulierten Landnutzungen.  Tagungsband der IALE D Tagung 2012 "Klimawandel was tun?", Eberswalde,  24. - 26.10.2012. p. 185-186.   .
  25. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Koschke, L., Makeshcin, F. (2011): A conceptual approach to better integrate the landscapes´s aesthetics  into planning issues at landscape level, in: RegioResources 2011 book of  abstracts, p. 43.
  26. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Koschke, L., Makeschin, F. (2011): Standardized integration of landscape aesthetics into regional  development planning – application in a case study, ESP Conference  Wageningen book of abstracts Workshop 6, Case studies on the practical  use of ES in planning, management and capacity building,   .
  27. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2011): An approach how to improve the consideration of sectoral planning  information in regional development planning, in: RegioResources 2011  book of abstracts, p. 17.
  28. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2011): Multi-criteria assessment of the effects of integrated land-use  strategies on the provision of Ecosystem Services on regional scale,  ESP Conference Wageningen book of abstracts Workshop 3, Use of ES in  planning & management: concepts, tools and guidelines,   .
  29. Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Frank, S., Makeschin, F. (2011): Using benefit transfer and expert-estimation  for an integrated land cover based assessment of ecosystem services  provision, in: RegioResources 2011 book of abstracts, p. 38.
  30. Lorz, C., Bakker, F., Fürst, C., Roig, H.G., Makeschin, F. (2011): Letsmap do Brasil – a web-based  planning support tool for sediment management in river basis of Western  Central Brazil, in: RegioResources 2011 book of abstracts, p. 116.
  31. Fürst,  C., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2010): Pimp your landscape -  Visualisierung und Bewertung von landschaftsbezogenen Planungsmaßnahmen,  Die Grüne Reihe, DVFF Sektion Forstliche Biometrie und Informatik,  Tagungsband der 21. Tagung vom 21. - 22 September 2009,  1 - 15.
  32. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Koschke, F., Makeschin, F. (2010): A  regionally adaptable approach of landscape assessment using landscape  metrics within the 2D cellular automaton “Pimp your landscape”, in:  Azevedo, J.C., Feliciano, M., Castro, J., Pinto, M.A. (eds.):  Proceedings IUFRO conference Forest Landscape and Global Change, New  Frontiers in Management, Conservation and Restoration, p. 36 - 41.
  33. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Koschke, L., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2010): Landschaftsbewertung zur Unterstützung regionaler Planung:  Landschaftsstrukturmaße als Indikatoren ökologischer Intaktheit, in  Korn, H., Schliep, R., Stadler, J. (eds): Biodiversität und Klima –  Vernetzung der Akteure in Deutschland VII, BfN Skripten 282, p. 49-51.
  34. Frank, S., Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Koschke, L., Abiy, M., Makeschin, F. (2010): Chances and limits of using landscape metrics within the interactive  planning tool “Pimp Your Landscape”, Proceedings International  Conference on Integrative Landscape Modeling,   
  35. Fürst, C. Lorz, C., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2010): The  provision of environmental services under climate change - how to  evaluate the role of forests on a landscape level?, In: The  International Forestry Review 12 (5): p.33.
  36. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2010): Ökosystemdienstleistungen unter Klimawandel - ein zellulärer-Automat-basierter  Ansatz zur Beurteilung des Beitrags von Wäldern in der Landschaft,  Forstwissenschaften: Grundlage nachhaltiger Waldbewirtschaftung,  Forstwissenschaftliche Tagung 2010, 22. - 24.09.2010, Göttingen, Cuivillier Verlag Göttingen, p. 123
  37. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Pietzsch, K., Koschke, L., Frank, S., Makeschin, F. (2010): Pimp your landscape – a cellular automaton approach to estimate the  effects of land use pattern changes on environmental services,  Proceedings International Conference on Integrative Landscape Modeling,   
  38. Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Frank, S., Makeschin, F. (2010): Using a multi-criteria approach to fit the evaluation basis of the modified 2-D cellular automaton Pimp your landscape, in: Azevedo, J.C., Feliciano, M., Castro, J., Pinto, M.A.  (eds.): Proceedings IUFRO conference Forest Landscape and Global  Change, New Frontiers in Management, Conservation and Restoration, p.  502 - 507.
  39. Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Frank S., Makeschin, F. (2010): The development of a conceptual framework to assess multifunctional  landscapes and the impact of land use changes on land use functions with  “Pimp Your Landscape”, Proceedings International Conference on  Integrative Landscape Modeling,   
  40. Lorz, C., Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2010):  Letsmap do Brasil - a planning support tool for sediment management in  Brasília DF. - in David A. Swayne, Wanhong Yang, A. A. Voinov, A.  Rizzoli, T. Filatova (Eds.): Proceedings, 2010 International Congress on  Environmental Modelling and Software (   )
  41. Fürst, C., Makeschin, F. (2009):Forest  ecosystem development under a changing environment & conclusions  for forest management, Forestry in Achieving Millenium Goals,  Proceedings, p.47-55
  42. Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Makeschin, F. (2009): ENFORCHANGE - Wälder von heute für die Umwelt von morgen, Waldökologie, Landschaftsforschung und Naturschutz 8 (2009), p. 5-8.
  43. Fürst, C. (2009): REGKLAM - Integriertes Regionales Klimaanpassungsprogramm für die Modellregion Dresden, Der Sächsische Waldbesitzer 5(2), p. 30-31.
  44. Fürst, C., Makeschin, F., Eisenhauer D.-R., Sonnemann, S., Stang, S., Knoke, T. (2009): ENFORCHANGE - today´s forests for tomorrow´s environment, Forst und Holz 64(7/8), p. 48-53.
  45. Davidsson, C., Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Abiy, M., Makeschin, F. (2008): Entwicklung eines interaktives Unterstützungswerkzeugs für Landnutzungsmanagement- und -planung – ein Akteur-basierter Ansatz, Bodenschutzbrief 1/2008, Sächsisches Landsamt für Umwelt und Geologie, p. 10 – 11.
  46. Davidsson, C., Fürst, C., König, H., Ende, H.-P., Pietzsch, K., Pietzsch, F., Abiy, M., Makeschin, F. (2008): Procedures for developing an interactive tool for supporting land-use management planning – a stakeholder-based approach. Impact Assessment of Land Use Changes, Book of Abstracts, p. 243.
  47. Just, S., Fürst, C., Abiy, M., Makeschin, F. (2008): Kartierung ehemaliger Flugasche-Immissionen am Beispiel der Dübener Heide, Forst und Holz 63(4), p. 16-18.
  48. Fürst,  C., Makeschin, F., Berger, T., Martinez de Arano, I., Carnol, M.,  Chertov, O., Kacalek, D., Klimo, E., Kulhavy, J., Novak, J., Weis, W.,  Wuys, K. (2007): Soil  and Water, in: Dedrick, S., Spieker, H., Orazio, C., Thomé, M.,  Martinez, I. (2007): Plantation or Conversion - The Debate!, Discussion  paper EFI, ISBN: 978-953-5453-16-4, ISSN: 1455-6936, p. 49-53.
  49. Fürst, C., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F. (2007): Challenges for monitoring and the use of monitoring data for landscape management from point of view of the end-user, in: J. Eichhorn (ed.), Forests in a Changing Environment. Results  of 20 years ICP Forests Monitoring, Göttingen, Schriften aus der  Forstlichen Fakultät der Universität Göttingen und der Nordwestdeutschen  Forstlichen Versuchsanstalt, JD Sauerländer´s Verlag Frankfurt, Bd.  142, p. 54-59.
  50. Makeschin, F., Fürst, C. (2007): Influence of vectored changes of environmental factors (climate, site and human beings) on land-use systems - example forest land-use (ENFORCHANGE), Annals of Agrarian Science 5(2), ISSN 1512-1887, p. 86-91.
  51. Fürst, C., Seifert, T., Makeschin, F. (2006): Do site factors affect the wood quality of European beech (Fagus sylvatica, L.) - Results from a pre-test, Forst und Holz 61(11), reviewed article in science to practice review, p. 464-468.
  52. Fürst, C. (2006): Impressions from forestry in China – timber shortage, large scale  afforestation and bamboo use, Forst und Holz 61(4), p. 146 - 148;
  53. Fürst, C. (2006): Changing frame conditions for forest subsidies, Forst und Holz 61(2), p. 50-53.
  54. Fürst, C., Abiy, M., Makeschin, F. (2005): Reaction of forest systems in the industrial triangle Leipzig-Halle-Bitterfeld  on a changing immission regime – state of the art, in: Neuhöferovà, P.  (ed.) Restoration of Forest Ecosystems of the Jizerske Hory Mountains,  Czech University of Agriculture Prague, p. 67-72.
  55. Fürst, C. (2005): Bottom-up or Top-down?  – Private initiatives and governmental frameworks and their clustering  function for a support of forestry and timber industry, Forst und Holz  60(6), p.227-230.
  56. Fürst, C. (2005): “Mission Forester“ - green dream or realizable ambition?, Forst und Holz 60(3), p. 96-100.
  57. Fürst, C. (2005): Natura 2000 - mantrap or milestone for the acceptance of nature  conservation related aspects in the forest practice, Forst und Holz  60(1), p. 12 - 15.
  58. Feger, K.H., Fürst, C., Schurr, C. (2004): Wald  und Wasser - Traditionelle und neue Bedeutungsfelder -  Herausforderungen für Wissenschaft und Praxis, Forst und Holz 59(10), p.  501-503.
  59. Fürst, C., Klins, U., Knoke, T., Suda, M., Bitter, A.W. (2004): Multifunctional  demands to forestry - Societal background, evaluation approaches and  adapted inventory methods for the key functions protection, production,  diversity and recreation, in: Andersson, F., Birot, Y, Päivinen, R.  (eds): Towards the Sustainable Use of Europe's Forests - Forest  Ecosystem and Landscape Research: Scientific Challenges and  Opportunities, EFI Proceedings 49, p. 113-124.
  60. Fürst, C. (2004): Modellierung  von Waldwachstum und Holzqualität - Ansätze zur europäischen Vernetzung  der Forschung, Forst und Holz 59 (6), p. 311-314.
  61. Fürst, C. (2004): Conversion  in the stress field ecology - economy, focal points of research,  results - realization?, Forst und Holz 59(11), p. 467-518.
  62. Fürst, C., Müller, M., Weiss, H. (2004): Multifunktionalität - Leitbild, Lehr- oder Leerformel, AFZ - Der Wald 13/2005, p. 696-699.
  63. Fürst, C., Seifert, T. (2004): Integration of the wood-quality into the forest-wood-chain, Forst und Holz 59(4), p. 190-194.
  64. Fürst, C., Seifert, T. (2004): Holzqualitätsmodellierung: Stand und Perspektiven, Holzzentralblatt 129(97), p. 1.
  65. Fürst, C., (2004): Tharandter Hochschultage 2003: Multifunktionalität, Leitbild oder Leerformel?, Forst und Holz 59(2), p. 88-91.
  66. Baumgarten, M., Döring, C., Fürst, C., Jansen, M., Jenssen, M., Klins, U. (2003, eds.): Zukunftsorientierte Waldwirtschaft, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
  67. Fürst, C. (2003): Waldumbau - Wann, Wo, Wie?, Holzzentralblatt 129 (93), p. 3.
  68. Fürst, C., Herling, H. (2003): Aspects  of Conversion out of the view of private forest enterprises - a  modelling, economic and political approach, in: Hansen, J., Spiecker,  H., Teuffel, K.(eds.): The Question of conversion of Coniferous Forests,  Freiburger Forstliche Forschungsberichte, N°47, p. 43-44, reprinted in 2004.

Books and book contributions

  1. Fürst, C. (2020): Upcoming challenges in land use  science – an international perspective. In Weith, Th., Barkmann, T.,  Gaasch, N., Rogga, S., Strauß, C., Zscheischler, J. (2020): Sustainable  Land Management in a European Context. A Co-Design Approach. Springer  Nature, 319 - 336.
  2. LaRosa, D., Geneletti, D. Spyra, M., Albert, C., Fürst, C. (2018): Sustainable Planning for peri-urban landscapes. Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018 89. A. H. Perera et al. (eds.), Ecosystem Services from Forest Landscapes,   .
  3. Frank, S., Fürst, C. (2017): 5.7.5  Spatial, temporal, and thematic interactions. In: Burkhard, B., Maes,  J. (Eds): Mapping Ecosystem Services, Pensoft Publisher, 258-264.
  4. Luque, S., Fürst, C., Archaux, F. (2017): 7.3.3 Mapping Forest Ecosystem Services. In: Burkhard, B., Maes, J. (Eds): Mapping Ecosystem Services, Pensoft Publisher, 322-326.
  5. Fürst, C., Frank, S., Rozas-Vasquez, D., Jimenez, M., Pietzsch, K., Pietzsch, F. (2016): How to assess the impact of agricultural and forest management on  biodiversity and ecosystem services. In: Geneletti, D. (Ed.): Handbook  on biodiversity and ecosystem services in impact assessment. Edward  Elgar Publishing. 195-221. DOI: 10.4337/9781783478996.00015
  6. Fürst, C., Frank, S., Inkoom, J.N. (2016): Managing regulating services for sustainability. 328-342. In: Haynes-Young, R., Potschin, M., Fish, R., Turner, R.K.: Handbook of Ecosystem Services; Earthscan from Routledge.
  7. Fürst, C., Flügel, W. (2015): Impact  of land use changes on providing hydrological ecosystem functions (ESF)  and services (ESS). In: Chicharo, L., Müller, F., Fohrer, N., Wolanski,  C.: “Ecosystem Services and River Basin Ecohydrology”, Springer  publisher, 181-200.
  8. Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F. (2010): Integration  of environmental processes into land use management decisions, Process  Management", Process management, Intech, ISBN 978-953-307-085-8,  269-284.
  9. Fürst, C., Makeschin, F. (2010): Dynamische Wälder fit für die Zukunft, in: Möhring, C. (Ed.) Phönix auf Asche, Kessel publisher,  116-123.
  10. Makeschin, F., Fürst, C., Zirlewagen, D. (2010): Spurensuche im Boden, in: Möhring, C. (Ed.) Phönix auf Asche, Kessel publisher,  64-75.
  11. Fürst,  C., Makeschin, F., Lorz, C., Potocic, N., Vuletic, D., Krajter, S.,  Seletkovic, I., Vacik, H.,  Matijasic, D., Breznikar, A., Zupanic, M.,  Simoncic, P., Verlic, A., Galic, Z., Podrazsky, V.,  Trestic, T.,  (2009): REFORMAN - Regional forest  management support needs – comparative user requirements analysis with  regional stakeholder groups in Balkan countries and Middle and Eastern  European countries, in: Machačová, J., Rohsmann, K. (2009, eds.) SEE-ERA-NET’s Pilot Joint Call booklet, Scientific results of the SEE-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call, 199-208.
  12. Fürst, C., Makeschin, F. (2007): ENFORCHANGE  - Einfluss gerichteter Veränderungen von Umweltfaktoren auf  Landnutzungssysteme am Beispiel des Waldes, in: Banse, G., Kiepas, A.  (eds): Nachhaltige Entwicklung in Polen und Deutschland -  Landwirtschaft, Tourismus, Bildung, edition sigma, p. 37-50.
  13. Fürst, C., Janecek, V., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F., Podraszky, V., Vacik, H. (eds) 2006: Future-oriented Concepts, Tools and Methods for Forest Management and Forest Research Crossing European Borders, Ulmer, 250 p.
    Fürst, C., Bitter, A.W., Eisenhauer, D.R., Makeschin, F., Röhle, H., Roloff, A., Wagner, S. (eds.) (2004): Sustainable  methods and ecological processes of a conversion of pure spruce and  pine stands into ecologically adapted mixed stands, Contr. Forest  Sciences 20, Ulmer Stuttgart 250 p.

Reviewer Activities

Scientific Journals

  • African Journal of Agricultural Research – 2
  • African Journal of Business Management – 1
  • African Journal of Biotechnology – 1
  • Agricultural Systems – 1
  • Agronomy for Sustainable Development – 1
  • Atmospheric Environment – 1
  • Atlas of Ecosystem Services – 1
  • CATENA – 1
  • Change and Adaptation in Social Ecological Systems (Funding Editor/ Editor in Chief)
  • Chemosphere – 2
  • Crop Protection – 1
  • CLIMATE (Associate Editor) – 10
  • Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability – 3
  • Ecological Economics – 1
  • Ecological Indicators (Associate Editor) – 145
  • Ecological Modeling – 4
  • Ecological Processes (Associate Editor) – 3
  • Ecology and Society – 1
  • Ecosystem Services – 7
  • Energy Policy – 1
  • Energy, Sustainability and Society – 1
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Review – 7
  • European Journal of Forest Research – 2
  • Environmental Engineering and Management Journal – 2
  • Environmental Management, Springer – 13
  • Environmental Management, Elsevier  – 27
  • Environmental Modelling and Software – 9
  • Environmental Pollution – 3
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research – 1
  • Forest Ecology and Management – 11
  • Forest Policy and Economics – 4
  • Forests – 1
  • Frontiers in Ecology – 1
  • GECCO – 2
  • GEODERMA – 4
  • International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management (Ecosystems and People, Associate Editor) – 13
  • International Journal of Geographical Information Science – 2
  • iForest – Biosciences and Forestry (SI guest editor 2012/13) – 15
  • Journal of Applied Geography – 1
  • Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography – 1
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management – 2
  • Journal of Forest Science – 3
  • Journal of Horticulture and Forestry – 1
  • Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences – 1
  • LAND (Section Editor in Chief for Landscape Ecology) – 5
  • Land Degradation and Development – 2
  • Landscape Ecology – 14
  • Landscape Online – 2
  • Landscape and Urban Planning – 5
  • Land Use Policy – 9
  • NASB – 1
  • Open Journal of Forestry (Editorial Board) – 2
  • PLOS ONE – 2
  • Regional Environmental Change – 1
  • Russian Journal of Ecosytem Ecology (Editorial Board)
  • Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research – 3
  • Science of the Total Environment – 8
  • Scientific Reports – 1
  • Socio-Ecological Research in Practice (Editorial Board member since 10/2018) – 4
  • Soil and Tillage Research – 1
  • Spanish Journal of Rural Development – 1
  • Sustainability – 6
  • Sustainable Cities and Society – 1
  • Urban Ecosystems – 1
  • Urban Forestry and Urban Greening – 1

Research Programs / national level activities

  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • ANR, France (Comité d’Evaluation "Dynamique des socio-écosystèmes et de leurs composants en vue de leur gestion durable, Vice-President since 2018)
  • Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH), Austria
  • BMBF “Leitinitiative Artenvielfalt”, Programme Council
  • BMBF Client II
  • BMBF Federal program on rural development
  • BMBF Germany-Turkey collaboration
  • BMBF “Partnerschaften für nachhaltige Problemlösungen in Schwellen- & Entwicklungsländern“
  • CONSOLIDER, Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation
  • DFG
  • ERC Consolider grant
  • Evangelisches Studienwerk (DE)
  • Fondecyt, Chile
  • Horizon2020
  • The JPI Cultural Heritage and Global Change: a New Challenge for Europe (JPICH)
  • Leitinitiative Artenvielfalt (BMBF)
  • Le Studium, Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies, France
  • Nationale Biodiversitätsstrategie (BMBF/BMU)
  • National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation, Republic of Kazakhstan, Program “Landscape-ecological stability of the nature use as the basis of the "green" economy of Kazakhstan"
  • National Research Foundation (NRC), South-Africa
  • National Science Centre, Poland
  • NERC-Science of the Environment / Ecosystem Service for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA), UK
  • NWO, Netherlands
  • R4D, Switzerland
  • Research Leaders 2025 Teagasc + Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) COFUND programme, expert evaluator
  • STAR
  • TEEB (National TEEB, Germany, Chapter Forestry in Rural Areas)
  • University of Oklahoma, Tenure Track Programme Geography and Environmental Sustainability