Risk Habitat

Sustainable Development


J. Kopfmüller, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe; J. Barton, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


  • apply and contextualize the integrative sustainability concept of the Helmholtz Association to Santiago de Chile and other Latin American megacities
  • analyse and assess the sustainability performance of Santiago and other Megacities
  • contribute to the ongoing development process of a sustainable urban development strategy in Santiago

Involved organizations and scientists

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - PUC
J. Barton, M. Quiroga, A. Salas

Universidad de Chile - UCH
R. O´Ryan, J. Clerc

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean - ECLAC/CEPAL
R. Jordan, J. Plaut

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe - FZK
J. Kopfmüller, J. Jörissen, V. Stelzer