Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.

Peter Schönswetter

Peter Schönswetter

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2014

  • Universität Innsbruck, Institut für Botanik


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Biodiversity research
  • Evolutionary research
  • Phylogeny
  • Geobotany
  • Phytogeography



Selected Memberships:

  • International Biogeography Society

Selected Publications:

  • Winkler, M.; Tribsch, A.; Schneeweiss, G. M.; Brodbeck, S.; Gugerli, F. et al. [..] (2012) Tales of the unexpected: Phylogeography of the arctic-alpine model plant Saxifraga oppositifolia (Saxifragaceae) revisited. Molecular Ecology, Bd. 21, S. 4618-4630.
  • Ronikier, M.; Schneeweiss, G. M.; Schönswetter, P. (2012) The extreme disjunction between Beringia and Europe in the arctic-alpine Ranunculus glacialis s. l. does not coincide with the deepest genetic split. Molecular Ecology, Bd. 21, S. 5561-5578.
  • Surina, B.; Schönswetter, P.; Schneeweiss, G. M. (2011) Quaternary range dynamics of ecologically contrasting species (Edraianthus serpyllifolius and E. tenuifolius, Campanulaceae) within the Balkan refugium. Journal of Biogeography, Bd. 38, S. 1381-1393.
  • Schönswetter, P.; Stehlik, I.; Holderegger, R.; Tribsch, A. (2005) Molecular evidence for glacial refugia of mountain plants in the European Alps. Molecular Ecology, Bd. 14, S. 3547-3555.