Focus of teaching and research
Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology
General landscape ecology, landscape analysis and evaluation, land development, Geomorphogenesis, Applied Landscape Ecology - Urban Landscapes, Rural areas, natural landscapes, Regional Focus: Regional Basiliensis, sub-and High Arctic, Namibia. (Rosmarie Gisin, Secretariat, Tel 061 267 36 45, Fax 061 267 36 57).
Human geography/Urban and Regional Research
Urban and Metropolitan Development in North and South countries, regional economic development, location marketing, urban environment and sustainable landscape design, Methods: geographic information systems (GIS), statistics, Empirical Social and Regional Research, Digital Imaging, Regional Focus: Southern Upper Rhine, Western Europe and U.S., developing countries, especially Africa and South Asia. (Head: Prof. Dr. phil. Rita Schneider-Sliwa, E-mail: Rita.Schneider-Sliwa @ unibas.ch, Tel 061 267 36 44, fax 061 267 2007 28).