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Mag. Dr. Valerie Braun

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Key working areas

Editorial management eco.mont, CH-AT Alliance, project management

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 2003: PhD in biology at the University of Innsbruck, specializing in eco-physiology of plants
  • 1992–1998: Diploma course  in biology, Institute of Botany, University of Innsbruck, specializing in eco-physiology of plants

Employment history

  • Since 03/2008: editorial assistant for eco.mont – Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Mountain Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck
  • 02/2007–02/2008: project manager for the lead partner of the Alpine Space project DIAMONT, Interreg IIIB, Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck
  • 03/2006–01/2007: executive assistant, Oroboros Instruments, Innsbruck
  • 11/2002–02/2004: scientific assistant, ophthalmology laboratory, University Hospital, Innsbruck
  • 02/1998–07/2001: research assistant at the Institute of Botany, University of Innsbruck

Publications

(Co)authored

Drexler, C., V. Braun, D. Christie, B. Claramunt, T. Dax, I. Jelen, R. Kanka, N. Katsoulakos, G. Le Roux, M. Price, T. Scheurer & R. Weingartner (2016). Mountains for Europe‘s Future – A strategic research agenda.

Arpin, I., G. Ronsin, T. Scheurer, A. Wallner, F. Hobléa, O. Churakova (Sidorova), D. Cremer-Schulte & V. Braun (2016): The scientific councils of Alpine protected areas: an overview and analysis of their contribution to linking science and management. eco.mont 8-2: 5-12.

Arpin, I., A. Wallner, T. Scheurer & V. Braun 2016: Recommendations for establishing or renewing scientific councils in protected areas. eco.mont 8-1: 62-65.

Scheurer, T., A. Börnsen Gurung, A. Borsdorf , V. Braun & R.Weingartner 2013: The Swiss-Austrian Alliance for Mountain Research. MRD 33(4): 477-479.

Scott, B. & V. Braun 2010: eco.mont – Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management. In: Borsdorf, A., G. Grabherr, K. Heinrich, B. Scott & J. Stötter (eds.). Challenges for Mountain Regions – Tackling Complexity. Vienna. Böhlau.

Braun, V. 2010: Research concepts in protected areas in the Alps. eco.mont 2 (2).

Borsdorf, A. & V. Braun 2008. The European and Global Dimension on Mountain Research. Revue de Géographie Alpine 96 (4): 117–129.

Neuner, G. & V. Braun 2004: Response of effective quantum yield of photosystem 2 to in situ temperature in three alpine plants. Photosynthetica 42 (4): 607–613.

Braun, V., O. Buchner & G. Neuner 2002: Thermotolerance of PS II of three alpine plant species under field conditions. Photosynthetica 40 (4), 587–595.

Neuner G., O. Buchner & V. Braun 2000: Short-term changes in heat tolerance in the alpine cushion plant Silene acaulis ssp. excapa [All.] J. Braun at different altitudes. Plant Biology 2, 677–683.

Neuner, G., V. Braun, O. Buchner & D. Taschler 1999: Leaf rosette closure in the alpine rock species Saxifraga paniculata Mill.: significance for survival of drought and heat under high irradiation. Plant, Cell and Environment 22, 1539–1548.

Co-edited

eco.mont: Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management (since 2014)

GW-UNTERRICHT: Zeitschrift des Forums GW – Verein für Geographie und Wirtschaftserziehung (since 2016)

Tappeiner, U., A. Borsdorf, E. Tasser & V. Braun (eds.) 2008. In: EURAC research, Arbeitshefte / Quaderni 48–52.

Editorial management

eco.mont: Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management (since 2009)

Tappeiner, U., A. Borsdorf & E. Tasser (eds.) 2008. Mapping the Alps. Society – Economy – Environment. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Layout

Bender, O., J. Baumgartner, K. Heinrich, H. Humer-Gruber, B. Scott & T. Töpfer (eds.) 2016: PECSRL 2015. Mountains, uplands, lowlands. European landscapes from an altitudinal perspective. IGF-Forschungsberichte, Band 7.

Pauli, H., M. Gottfried, A. Lamprecht, S. Niessner, S. Rumpf, M. Winkler, K. Steinbauer, K. & G. Grabherr coordinating authors and editors 2016: The GLORIA field manual – standard Multi-Summit approach, supplementary methods and extra approaches. 5th edition. GLORIA-Coordination, Austrian Academy of Sciences & University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. In Chinese.

Keller, L. (ed.) 2015. Neues sehen - neues  Sehen! Ein geographischer Exkursionsführer über Mensch-Umwelt-Beziehungen im Hochgebirge. alpine space - man & environment vol. 16. Innsbruck university press.

APCC 2014: Österreichischer Sachstandsbericht 2014 (AAR14). Austrian Panel on Climate Change (APCC). Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Rutzinger, M., K. Heinrich, A. Borsdorf & J. Stötter 2014: permAfrost. Austrian Permafrost Research Initiative. Final Report. IGF-Forschungsberichte, Band6.

Moreira-Munoz, A. & A. Borsdorf 2014: Reservas de la Biosfera de Chile. Laboratorios para la Sustentabilidad.

CCCA 2014. Tagungsband 15. Klimatag. 2.-4. April.

Larcher, M. T. Oedl-Wieser, M. Schmitt & G. Seiser (eds.) 2014: Frauen am Land. Potentiale und Perspektiven. Studien Verlag.

GW-Unterricht: Zeitschrift des Forums GW – Verein für Geographie und Wirtschaftserziehung (since 2014).

Borsdorf, A. & C. Stadel 2013: Die Anden, ein geographisches Porträt. Heidelberg.

Borsdorf, A. (Hg.) 2013: Forschen im Gebirge – Investigating the Mountains – Investigando las Montañas. IGF-Forschungsberichte 5.

Borsdorf, A., J. Stötter & E. Veulliet (eds.) 2011: Managing Alpine Future II – Proceedings of the Innsbruck Conference November 21–23, 2011. IGF-Forschungsberichte 4.

Borsdorf, A., G. Grabherr, K. Heinrich, B. Scott & J. Stötter (eds.) 2010: Challenges for Mountain Research – Tackling Complexity. Vienna: Böhlau, 223 S.