Member: Bräuning Achim Member: Bräuning Achim

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Member: Bräuning Achim


Institute of GeographyUniversity of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany



2004 Habilitation from University of Stuttgart (Germany)

1998: Ph D from University of Hohenheim (Germany)

1992: Diploma from University of Hohenheim (Germany)

Work experience

Since March 2006: Full Professor, Chair for Physical Geography at the Institute of Geography, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

1996-2006: Research scientist at the Institute for Geography at the University of Stuttgart, Germany

1992-1996: Scientific employee in the Institute for Botany at the University of Hohenheim, Germany

Research Interests

Dendroecology, Palaeoclimatology, Climate Change Impacts, high Mountain Vegetation, Glacier History, Forest Ecology

Major Publications

Mokria, M., Gebrekirstos, A., Abiyu, A., VanNoordwijk, M., Bräuning, A. (2018): Upper Nile river flow reconstructed to A.D. 1784 from tree-rings for a long-term perspective on hydrologic-extremes and effective water resource management. Quaternary Science Reviews 199: 126-143.

Huang, R. Zhu, H., Liang, E., Grießinger, J., Wernicke, J., Yu, W., Hochreuther, P., Risi, C., Bräuning, A. (2018): Temperature signals in tree-ring oxygen isotope series from the northern slope of the Himalayas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 506: 455-465.

Grießinger, J, Bräuning, A., Helle, G., Schleser, G.H., Hochreuther, P., Meier, WJH, Zhu, H. (2019): A dual stable isotope approach unravels common climate signals and species-specific responses to environmental change stored in multi-century tree-ring series from the Tibetan plateau. Geosciences 2019, 9, 151; doi:10.3390/geosciences9040151

Szymczak, S., Bräuning, A., Häusser, M., Garel, E., Huneau, F., Santoni, S. (2019): The influence of forest fires on the spatial distribution of Pinus nigra and Pinus pinaster on Corsica. Annals of Forest Science 76:


•   Visiting Professor at the Institute for Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2011)

•   Visiting Professor at Institute of Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China (2012)

•   Visiting Professor at the Tibetan Plateau Institute (TIP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China (2016)

•  Visiting Professor at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Menglun, China (2017)

•   President of the Association for Tree-Ring Research ( during 2008-2015

•   Co-Speaker of the working group of High Mountain Geography of the Association of Geographers at German Universities

•   Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Association of Geographers in German Universities (VGDH), since 2015

•   Vice President of the Frankonian Society for Geography

Social Service

•   Communicating Editor for Trees – Structure and Function

•   Communicating editor for Dendrochronologia

Reviewer for scientific journal, among them

Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Chemical Geology, Climatic Change, Climate Dynamics, Climate Research Dendrochronologia, Forest Ecology and Management, Geophysical Research Letters, Global and Planetary Change, International Journal of Climatology, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, Mountain Research and Development, Palaeogeography – Palaeoclimatology - Palaeoecology, Plant Ecology, Quaternary International, Quaternary Research, Quaternary Science Reviews, Trees – Structure and Function, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Nature Geosciences