Karsten Grunewald

Research Interests Geo-/Landscape ecology, environmental science, protection of natural resources, sustainability, indicators ecosystem and landscape services, landscape and climate change, matter balances of landscapes, green city development, soil geography, nature conservation, hydro-geography and water framework directive, high and low mountain ecosystems, alpine forest line Central and Southeast Europe; Russia, China
Journal article

Using the concepts of green infrastructure and ecosystem services to specify leitbilder for compact and green cities - the example of the Landscape Plan of Dresden (Germany)

In the light of ongoing global urbanization and the high pace of resource consumption, there is an urgent need to foster compact cities. Currently, however, we lack integrative guidelines on how to manage trade-offs between urban densification and the provision of green space. Against this...