Dr. Michael Obersteiner

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Ausbildung1994–1997 Forestry BOKU – University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria Graduated as Dr. nat. techn. (Ph.D.), 1994–1996 Joint Ph.D. Program in Economics, Columbia University, New York, USA

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since 2011 Program Director of the Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM) Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
2008–2009 Seconded Staff Expert, Group on Earth Observations (GEO), World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland
since 2002 Consulting Expert for Land-use Change Economics
since 2001 Group Leader of Global Land-Use Modeling and Environmental Economics (30 Scientific Staff – external grant resource funding) under the Forestr y Program’s Research Themes “GHG Cycling and Terrestrial Ecosystems” and “Global Impacts of Forest Sector and Land Use Developments”. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
1996–2006 Energy and Natural Resource Economist Department of Economics and Finance Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, Austria
since 1993 Research Scholar, Forestry Program International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria, Visiting Scientist Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
1990–1991 Fulbright Research Assistant, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
1987 UNFICYP, United Nations Forces in Cyprus, Famagusta, Cyprus