Conradin A. Burga

Conradin A. Burga, Prof. Dr.

Adjunct Professor of Biogeography until 2012

Conradin A. Burga studied Physical Geography at the University of Zurich (Diploma 1976) and Botany at the University of Basel (PhD 1980). After a Postdoc at the Botany School (now the Plant Sciences Dept) of Cambridge University, Great Britain, he joined the Department of Geography, University of Zurich (Professor 1996 - 2012). His research and teaching covered Quaternary glacier, climate and vegetation history of the Swiss Alps and Biogeography (plant ecology and vegetation mapping).