Universität Hamburg, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN)
Institute of Geography
Room 2015
Grindelberg 7
20144 Hamburg

+49 40 42838 7722
+49 40 42838 9211

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Research interests

Security and conflict research, conflict and cooperation in the context of climate change, Integrative Geography and human-environment interaction

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  • Lawrence, M. G., Schäfer, S., Muri, H., Scott, V., Oschlies, A., Vaughan, N. E., Boucher, O., Schmidt, H., Haywood, J., & Scheffran, J. (2018). Evaluating climate geoengineering proposals in the context of the Paris Agreement temperature goals. Nature Communications, 9: 3734. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05938-3.
  • Dehghani Pour, M., Barati, A. A., Azadi, H., & Scheffran, J. (2018). Revealing the role of livelihood assets in livelihood strategies: Towards enhancing conservation and livelihood development in the Hara Biosphere Reserve, Iran. Ecological Indicators, 94(part 1), 336-347. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.05.074.
  • Shaaban, M., Scheffran, J., Böhner, J., & Elsobki, M. S. (2018). Sustainability assessment of electricity generation technologies in Egypt using multi-criteria decision analysis. Energies, 11: 1117. doi:10.3390/en11051117.
  • Bukari, K. N., Sow, P., & Scheffran, J. (2018). Cooperation and Co-Existence Between Farmers and Herders in the Midst of Violent Farmer-Herder Conflicts in Ghana. African Studies Review, 1-25. doi:10.1017/asr.2017.124.
  • Yang, L., Scheffran, J., Hoffmann, P., Rühe, S., Fischereit, J., & Gasser, I. (2018). An Agent-Based Modeling Framework for Simulating Human Exposure to Environmental Stresses in Urban Areas. Urban Science, 2(36), 1-21. doi:10.3390/urbansci2020036.
  • Heider, K., Rodriguez Lopez, J. M., & Scheffran, J. (2018). The potential of volunteered geographic information to investigate peri-urbanization in the conservation zone of Mexico City. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 190, 1-17. doi:10.1007/s10661-018-6597-3.
  • Yang, L., Scheffran, J., Süsser, D., Dawson, R., & Chen, Y. (2018). Assessment of Flood Losses with Household Responses: Agent-Based Simulation in an Urban Catchment Area. Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 1-20. doi:10.1007/s10666-018-9597-3.
  • Brzoska, M., Oßenbrügge, J., Fröhlich, C., & Scheffran, J. (2018). Migration. In H. von Storch, I. Meinke, & M. Claussen (Eds.), Hamburger Klimabericht – Wissen über Klima, Klimawandel und Auswirkungen in Hamburg (pp. 209-224). Berlin: Springer Spektrum. doi:10.1007_978-3-662-55379-4_10.
  • Rodriguez Lopez, J. M., Heider, K., & Scheffran, J. (2017). Human and remote sensing data to investigate the frontiers of urbanization in the south of Mexico City. Data in Brief, 11, 5-11. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2016.12.049.
  • Scheffran, J. (2017). Complex Crisis Landscapes and Climate Risk Governance: Challenges for European Stability and Transformation. EUC Paper Series - Policy Insights, 1(Spec. Issue: Governing Globalization ).