Dr. rer. nat. Ralf-Uwe Syrbe

Research Associate

Phone +49 351 4679 219

Research Interests

  • Landscape ecology
  • Ecosystem services
  • Landscape change
  • Landscape monitoring
  • Landscape scenarios
  • Nature Conservation

Professional Experience

since 2009 Research associate, IOER
since 2008 Lecturer at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences
2008-2009 Teacher at the St. Benno-Gymnasium Dresden
1994-2007 Research associate at the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities
1993-1994 Research associate at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

Academic Training

Doctorate geo-ecology at the Potsdam University (Ph.D) 1993
Graduate diploma teacher for geography and mathematics (1985-1990) )


  • Green City Lab Dresden – Compact City in the Ecological Network
  • Ecosystem services at the national level in Germany
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for plans and programs at the federal level – methods, procedures, legal foundation
  • Integrating military conversion, regional capacity building and wilderness development (CO-PRO-WILD)


International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE)
Bundesverband Beruflicher Naturschutz (BBN)
European Land-use Institute (ELI)
Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP)
German network for long-term ecological research (LTER-D)
Landschaftsforschungszentrum Dresden (LFZ)

Publications before 2010

Complete List of Publications before 2009 (PDF 52 kB)