em. Prof. Mag. Dr. phil. DDr. h. c.

Christian Körner

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2001

  • Universität Basel


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Plant ecology



Selected Memberships:

  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Indische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Selected Prizes:

  • Honarary member American Society of Ecology (ESA)
  • Dr. h. c. Universität Innsbruck
  • Marsh Award of the British Ecological Society
  • Dr. h. c. Ilia University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia

Selected Publications:

  • Körner, Christian (2013) Part IV Ecology. In: Bresinsky, A.; Körner, C.; Kadereit, J. W.; Neuhaus, G.; Sonnewald, U. (Hrsg.), Strasburger’s Textbook of Botany; Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer, S. 1041-1262.
  • Körner, Christian (2012) Alpine treelines.; Basel: Springer (344 Seiten).
  • Körner, C. (2006) Plant CO2 responses: an issue of definition, time and resource supply. New Phytologist, Bd. 172, S. 393-411.
  • Körner, C.; Asshoff, R.; Bignucolo, O.; Hättenschwiler, S.; Keel, S. G. et al. [..] (2005) Carbon flux and growth in mature deciduous forest trees exposed to elevated CO2. Science, Bd. 309, S. 1360-1362.
  • Körner, Christian (2003) Alpine plant life., 2. Aufl.; Berlin u. a.: Springer.