Research

Areas of Research

The Geography Teacher Training Unit (GTT) is an interdisciplinary group with three main research areas:

  • Geographies of Youth (or young people`s geographies)
  • Geographies of Education
  • Glaciers and Landscape Evolution
  • Natural Hazards and Risks in High Mountain Areas

New Publications

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Frey, H., Huggel, C., Chisolm, RE., Baer, P., McArdell, B., Cochachin, A. & Portocarrero, C. (2018). Multi-Source Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Hazard Assessment and Mapping for Huaraz, Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Front. Earth Sci. 6: 210. doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00210. Online

 

 

 

 

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McDowell, G., Huggel, C., Frey, H., Wand. F.M., Cramer, K. & Ricciardi, V. (2019). Adaptation action and research in glaciated mountain systems: Are they enough to meet the challenge of climate change? Global Environmental Change, 54: 19 - 30. Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Buuechi, E., Klimes, J., Frey, H., Huggel, C., Strozzi, T. & Cochachin, A. (2018). Regional-scale landslide Blanca, Peru - a comparison of different approaches. Landslides, published online. Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bauer, I. & Keller, M. (2018). "Opening up spaces for thought". Konstruktiver Dialog zwischen Geographie und Geographiedidaktik am Beispiel Kinder- und Jugendgeographien. OpenSpaces, 1, 7-24. Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bauer, I. & Gryl, I. (2018). Quo vadis Geographididaktik (II): Was die Fishbowl-Diskussion auf dem HGD-Symposium in Jena (2017) an Perspektiven und Grenzen aufzeigte. GW-Unterricht, 151, 20-33. Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Drenkhan, F., Guardamino, L., Huggel, Ch. & Frey, H. (2018). Current and future glacier and lake assessment in the deglaciating Vilcanota-Urubamba basin, Peruvian Andes, Global and Planetary Change, 169, 105-118. Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Strozzi, T., Klimes, J., Frey, H., Caduff, R., Huggel, Ch., Wegmüller, U. & Rapre, A.C., (2018). Satellite SAR interferometry for the improved assessment of the state of activity of landslides: A case study from the Cordilleras of Peru, Remote Sensing of Environment, 217, 111-125. Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Bauer, I. (2018). Framing, overflowing, and fuzzy logic in educational selection: Zurich as a case studyGeographica Helvetica, 73, 19-30.  Online

 

  • Bauer, I. & Landolt, S. (2018). Introduction to the special issue "Young People and New Geographies of Learning and Education"Geographica Helvetica, 73, 43-48. Online

 

  • Bitzi, B. & Landolt, S. (2017): Unaccompanied minor asylum seekers – processes of subject formation and feelings of belonging in the context of educational experiences in Switzerland, Geographica Helvetica, 72, 217-226. Online 

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  • Landolt, S. & Thieme S. (2018). Highly skilled migrants entering the labour market: Experiences and strategies in the contested field of overqualification and skills mismatchGeoforum, 90, 36-44. Online

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ongoing Research Projects

 

Home as a Space of Youth Nightlife - Characterizations and Conceptualizations of Home

(in Projektpartnerschaft zu Dusk2Dawn: Charachterizing Youth Nightlife Spaces, Activities, and Drinks)

Contact: Dr. Sara Landolt

Proyecto Glaciares+

Contact: Dr. Holger Frey

Jugendliche auf dem Weg ins Gymnasium. Wie wirken Bildungsaspirationen, Übergänge und Marketisierungsprozesse in Bildungskontexten zusammen? Abstract (PDF, 88 KB)

Contact: Dr. Itta Bauer, Dr. Sara Landolt

Soziomaterielle Geographiedidaktik 

Contact: Dr. Itta Bauer

Geographies of Education (Link, "Research Interests" )

Contact: Dr. Itta Bauer

Young People migrating at the end of compulsory school - Starting a new life, new networks and new job prospects in a transnational social space

Contact: Dr. Sara Landolt

Living in uncertain situations: Everyday lives of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers in Switzerland

Contact: Dr. Sara Landolt

Completed Research Projects

 

Youth@Night - A multi-disciplinary multi-method study of young people's going out and drinking behaviors

  • Contact: Dr. Sara Landolt

Lateglacial and Holocene glacier history and landscape evolution  (PDF, 3224 KB)

       Contact: Prof. Dr. Max Maisch

Unemployment as crisis - youth in crisis? Insights from recent labour migration from southern Europe to Switzerland

  • Contact: Dr. Sara Landolt

Jugendgeographien: Ein subjekt- und handlungsorientierter Ansatz in Theorie und Praxis 

  • Contact: Dr. Itta Bauer

Südstadtkids

  • Contact: Dr. Itta Bauer

Trinkräume und Treffpunkte Jugendlicher. Aushandlungsprozesse im öffentlichen Raum der Stadt Zürich.

  • Contact: Dr. Sara Landolt