Dr. Heidi Wittmer

Themenbereich Umwelt und Gesellschaft
Department Umweltpolitik
Arbeitsgruppe Naturschutz & Biodiversität
Arbeitsgruppe Governance & Institutionen
UFZ Science-Policy Expert Group

Helmholtz-Zentrum
für Umweltforschung − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: 0341 235 1629
Fax: 0341 235 45 1629

heidi.wittmer@ufz.de

Dr. Heidi Wittmer

Beruflicher Werdegang

1983 - 1989

Studium der Agarwissenschaften in Gießen und Berlin

1990 - 1993

DAAD-Langzeitdozentin an der Universität Tunja in Kolumbien

1994

Gutachtertätigkeiten für die Welternährungsorganisation, FAO in Rom

1995 - 1998

Promotion in Sozialökonomik der ländlichen Entwicklung, Univ.Göttingen

1999 - 2001

wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Interdisziplinären Zentrum für Nachhaltige Entwicklung (IZNE), Univ. Göttingen

2000

Gutachtertätigkeit für das Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF) Bonn

seit 12/2001

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am UFZ

seit 01/2010

Stellvertretende Leiterin des Departments Umweltpolitik


Abgeschlossene Projekte


Tagungsorganistation

  • Governance of Natural Resources in a Multi-Level Context, final conference of the GoverNat project, 20.-22.1.2010, Leipzig, Germany
  • International Science-Policy Interfaces for Biodiversity Governance, international workshop, 2.-4.10.2006, UFZ Leipzig
  • New Strategies for Solving Environmental Conflicts: Potentials for Combining Participation and Multicriteria Analysis, Summersymposium, 26.-28.6.2002, UFZ Leipzig
  • EU INCO-DEV International Workshop: Policy Options for the Sustainable Use of Coral Reefs and Associated Ecosystems, 19.-22.6.2000, Mombasa, Kenya

Lehrtätigkeit

1990 - 1998

insgesamt 25 Vorlesungen, Seminare und Workshops an Universitäten, Behörden und Nichtregierungsorganisationen zu Themen wie: Agrarmarktlehre, 'Farming Systems Development', landwirtschaftlicher Produktionsökonomie in den Tropen, Ressourcenschutz, partizipativen Methoden in der ländlichen Entwicklung, empirischer Sozialforschung in Deutschland, Kolumbien und Honduras


Publikationen

2022 (1)

2021 (2)

2020 (3)

2019 (5)

  • Förster, J., Mcleod, E., Bruton-Adams, M.M., Wittmer, H., (2019):
    Climate change impacts on small island states: ecosystem services risks and opportunities
    In: Schröter, M., Bonn, A., Klotz, S., Seppelt, R., Baessler, C., (eds.)
    Atlas of ecosystem services : drivers, risks, and societal responses
    Springer International Publishing, Cham, p. 353 - 359
    Volltext (DOI)
  • Förster, J., Schmidt, S., Bartkowski, B., Lienhoop, N., Albert, C., Wittmer, H., (2019):
    Incorporating environmental costs of ecosystem service loss in political decision making: A synthesis of monetary values for Germany
    PLOS One 14 (2), e0211419
    Volltext (DOI)
  • Rode, J., Pinzon, A., Stabile, M.C.C., Pirker, J., Bauch, S., Iribarrem, A., Sammon, P., Llerena, C.A., Muniz Alves, L., Orihuela, C.E., Wittmer, H., (2019):
    Why ‘blended finance’ could help transitions to sustainable landscapes: Lessons from the Unlocking Forest Finance project
    Ecosyst. Serv. 37 , art. 100917
    Volltext (DOI)
  • Tallis, H., Kreis, K., Olander, L., Ringler, C., Ameyaw, D., Borsuk, M.E., Fletschner, D., Game, E., Gilligan, D.O., Jeuland, M., Kennedy, G., Masuda, Y.J., Mehta, S., Miller, N., Parker, M., Pollino, C., Rajaratnam, J., Wilkie, D., Zhang, W., Ahmed, S., Ajayi, O.C., Alderman, H., Arhonditsis, G., Azevedo, I., Badola, R., Bailis, R., Balvanera, P., Barbour, E., Bardini, M., Barton, D.N., Baumgartner, J., Benton, T.G., Bobrow, E., Bossio, D., Bostrom, A., Braimoh, A., Brondizio, E., Brown, J., Bryant, B.P., Calder, R.S.D., Chaplin-Kramer, B., Cullen, A., DeMello, N., Dickinson, K.L., Ebi, K.L., Eves, H.E., Fanzo, J., Ferraro, P.J., Fisher, B., Frongillo, E.A., Galford, G., Garrity, D., Gatere, L., Grieshop, A.P., Grigg, N.J., Groves, C., Gugerty, M.K., Hamm, M., Hou, X., Huang, S., Imhoff, M., Jack, D., Jones, A.D., Kelsey, R., Kothari, M., Kumar, R., Lachat, C., Larsen, A., Lawrence, M., DeClerck, F., Levin, P.S., Mabaya, E., MacDonald Gibson, J., McDonald, R.I., Mace, G., Maertens, R., Mangale, D.I., Martino, R., Mason, S., Mehta, L., Meinzen-Dick, R., Merz, B., Msangi, S., Murray, G., Murray, K.A., Naude, C.E., Newlands, N.K., Nkonya, E., Peterman, A., Petruney, T., Possingham, H., Puri, J., Remans, R., Remlinger, L., Ricketts, T.H., Reta, B., Robinson, B.E., Roe, D., Rosenthal, J., Shen, G., Shindell, D., Stewart-Koster, B., Sunderland, T., Sutherland, W.J., Tewksbury, J., Wasser, H., Wear, S., Webb, C., Whittington, D., Wilkerson, M., Wittmer, H., Wood, B.D.K., Wood, S., Wu, J., Yadama, G., Zobrist, S., (2019):
    Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment
    Curr. Opin. Environ. Sustain. 39 , 81 - 93
    Volltext (DOI)
  • Watt, A., Ainsworth, G., Balian, E., Cojocaru, G., Darbi, M., Dicks, L., Eggermont, H., Furman, E., Goudeseune, L., Huybrecht, P., Kelemen, E., Koch, F., Konstantinou, Z., Livoreil, B., Locher, K., Lux, A., Mehring, M., Neßhöver, C., Paloniemi, R., Saarikoski, H., Sousa Pinto, I., Vandewalle, M., Varjopuro, R., Varumo, L., Wittmer, H., Young, J., (2019):
    EKLIPSE: engaging knowledge holders and networks for evidence-informed European policy on biodiversity and ecosystem services
    Evid. Policy 15 (2), 253 - 264
    Volltext (DOI)

2018 (4)

2017 (5)

2016 (8)

2015 (7)

2014 (11)

2013 (8)

2012 (7)

2011 (6)

  • Hansjürgens, B., Kettunen, M., Schröter-Schlaack, C., White, S., Wittmer, H., Shine, C., (2011):
    Framework and guiding principles for the policy response
    In: ten Brink, P., (ed.)
    The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity in national and international policy making
    Earthscan, London, p. 47 - 75
  • Hansjürgens, B., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Tucker, G., Vakrou, A., Bassi, S., ten Brink, P., Ozdemiroglu, E., Shine, C., Wittmer, H., (2011):
    Addressing the losses through regulation and pricing
    In: ten Brink, P., (ed.)
    The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity in national and international policy making
    Earthscan, London, p. 299 - 343
  • Hulme, M., Mahony, M., Beck, S., Görg, C., Hansjürgens, B., Hauck, J., Nesshöver, C., Paulsch, A., Vandewalle, M., Wittmer, H., Böschen, S., Bridgewater, P., Diaw, M.C., Fabre, P., Figueroa, D., Heong, K.L., Korn, H., Leemans, R., Lövbrand, E., Hamid, M.N., Monfreda, C., Pielke jr., R., Settele, J., Winter, M., Vadrot, A.B., van den Hove, S., van der Sluijs, J., (2011):
    Science-policy interface: beyond assessments
    Science 333 (6043), 697 - 698
    Volltext (DOI)
  • Kettunen, M., Vakrou, A., Wittmer, H., Armstrong, J., Mazza, L., Shine, C., Rayment, M., Ruhweza, A., ten Brink, P., (2011):
    The global biodiversity crisis and related policy challenge
    In: ten Brink, P., (ed.)
    The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity in national and international policy making
    Earthscan, London, p. 7 - 46
  • Neßhöver, C., Aronson, J., Blignaut, J., Eppink, F.V., Vakrou, A., Wittmer, H., Shine, C., (2011):
    Investing in ecological infrastructure
    In: ten Brink, P., (ed.)
    The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity in national and international policy making
    Earthscan, London, p. 402 - 448
  • Wittmer, H., Förster, J., (2011):
    Die TEEB-Studie - The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity
    Nat. Landschaft 86 (4), 148 - 150
    Volltext (DOI)

2010 (5)

2009 (9)

  • Hansjürgens, B., Kettunen, M., Schröter-Schlaack, C., White, S., Wittmer, H., Shine, C., Atkinson, G., Barrerra, L., Bridgewater, P., Donovan, D., van der Esch, S., Kessler, J.K., Killeen, T., Laxton, H., Lughadha, E.N., Morling, P., Ninan, K., Oteng-Yeboah, A., Simons, B., Simons, M., Smith, P., Tucker, G., Vakrou, A., Vause, J., Withana, S., Young, C.E., (2009):
    Chapter 2: Framework and guiding principles for the policy response
    In: ten Brink, P., Hansjürgens, B., Kaplan, S., Karousakis, K., Kettunen, M., Lehmann, M., Bouamrane, M., Mountford, H., Ruhweza, A., Schauer, M., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Simons, B., Vakrou, A., van der Esch, S., Vause, J., Verma, M., Weber, J.-L., White, S., Wittmer, H., (eds.)
    TEEB - The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for national and international policy makers
    p. 1 - 24
    Volltext (URL)
  • Hansjürgens, B., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Tucker, G., Vakrou, A., Bassi, S., ten Brink, P., Ozdemiroglu, E., Shine, C., Wittmer, H., Armstrong, J., Schweppe Kraft, B., Kretzschmar, T., Philipson, H.M., Rosenstock, M., Treweek, J., Wätzold, F., (2009):
    Chapter 7: Addressing losses through regulation and pricing
    In: ten Brink, P., Hansjürgens, B., Kaplan, S., Karousakis, K., Kettunen, M., Lehmann, M., Bouamrane, M., Mountford, H., Ruhweza, A., Schauer, M., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Simons, B., Vakrou, A., van der Esch, S., Vause, J., Verma, M., Weber, J.-L., White, S., Wittmer, H., (eds.)
    TEEB - The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for national and international policy makers
    p. 1 - 39
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  • Kettunen, M., Dudley, N., Bruner, A., Pabon, L., Conner, N., Berghöfer, A., Vakrou, A., Mulongoy, K.J., Ervin, J., Gidda, S.B., Bouamrane, M., ten Brink, P., Chape, S., Morling, P., Seidl, A., Stolton, A., Andrews, S., Atkinson, G., Badman, T., Baldock, D., Basanglamao, , Bridgewater, P., Donovan, D., Revéret, J.-P., Ruhweza, A., Spyropoulou, R., Torkler, P., Tucker, G., Vorhies, F., Xin, H., Wittmer, H., (2009):
    Chapter 8: Recognising the value of protected areas
    In: ten Brink, P., Hansjürgens, B., Kaplan, S., Karousakis, K., Kettunen, M., Lehmann, M., Bouamrane, M., Mountford, H., Ruhweza, A., Schauer, M., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Simons, B., Vakrou, A., van der Esch, S., Vause, J., Verma, M., Weber, J.-L., White, S., Wittmer, H., (eds.)
    TEEB - The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for national and international policy makers
    p. 1 - 48
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  • Nuissl, H., Haase, D., Lanzendorf, M., Wittmer, H., (2009):
    Environmental impact assessment of urban land use transitions - a context-sensitive approach
    Land Use Pol. 26 (2), 414 - 424
    Volltext (DOI)
  • Rauschmayer, F., Paavola, J., Wittmer, H., (2009):
    European governance of natural resources and participation in a multi-level context: an editorial
    Environ. Policy Gov. 19 (3), 141 - 147
    Volltext (DOI)
  • Sukhdev, P., Bishop, J., ten Brink, P., Gundimeda, H., Karousakis, K., Kumar, P., Neßhöver, C., Neuville, A., Skinner, D., Vakrou, A., Weber, J.-L., White, S., Wittmer, H., (2009):
    The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for national and international policy makers (TEEB) climate issues update
    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 32 pp.
    Volltext (URL)
  • ten Brink, P., Berghöfer, A., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Sukhdev, P., Vakrou, A., White, S., Wittmer, H., de Groot, R., Kettunen, M., Kumar, P., Langdale, G., Lehmann, M., Mountford, H., Neuville, A., van der Ploeg, S., Shine, C., Simmons, B., Tucker, G., Vause, J., Wackenhut, F., (2009):
    TEEB - The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for national and international policy makers. Summary: responding to the value of nature 2009
    39 pp.
    Volltext (URL)
  • ten Brink, P., Kettunen, M., Vakrou, A., Wittmer, H., Armstrong, J., Rayment, M., Ruhweza, A., Shine, C., Baldock, D., Hansjürgens, B., Hart, K., Kumar, P., Luchtman, I., Morling, P., Neßhöver, C., Neuville, A., Portela, R., Tucker, G., Watkins, E., White, S., (2009):
    Chapter 1: The global biodiversity crisis and related policy challenge
    In: ten Brink, P., Hansjürgens, B., Kaplan, S., Karousakis, K., Kettunen, M., Lehmann, M., Bouamrane, M., Mountford, H., Ruhweza, A., Schauer, M., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Simons, B., Vakrou, A., van der Esch, S., Vause, J., Verma, M., Weber, J.-L., White, S., Wittmer, H., (eds.)
    TEEB - The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for national and international policy makers
    p. 1 - 34
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  • ten Brink, P., Wittmer, H., Berghöfer, A., Neuville, A., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Vakrou, A., White, S., (2009):
    Chapter 10: Responding to the value of nature
    In: ten Brink, P., Hansjürgens, B., Kaplan, S., Karousakis, K., Kettunen, M., Lehmann, M., Bouamrane, M., Mountford, H., Ruhweza, A., Schauer, M., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Simons, B., Vakrou, A., van der Esch, S., Vause, J., Verma, M., Weber, J.-L., White, S., Wittmer, H., (eds.)
    TEEB - The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity for national and international policy makers
    p. 1 - 36
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2007 (7)

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