MMag. Kathrin Schwab



Kathrin Schwab studied ecology and botany at the University of Innsbruck. After graduating in 2011, she worked for the Tyrolean Provincial Government - Department of Environmental Protection for the Climate Coordinator of Tyrol. Already there she was responsible for projects on climate mitigation and climate change adaptation at community level. Since 2013 she works for the alpS GmbH. Among her responsibilities are the conception and implementation of projects and the planning of events.


  • Junior Researcher alpS Research

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Projects (selection):

  • SINFONIA - Smart INitiative of cities Fully cOmmitted to iNvest in Advanced large-scaled energy solutions; Arbeitspaket Stakeholder Involvement
  • Climate change adaptation strategies for the provinces of Tyrol, Vorarlberg and Salzburg
  • CLIMA-MAP - Climate impact maps for Austrian regions
  • WaterFlows - Insight into water footprint and global water interconnections
  • Preparation of a report on indicators for sustainable development in Tyrol
  • Creation of a brochure on climate change adaptation in tourism for the Climate Change Center Austria
  • Creation of fact sheets on the effects of climate change on sectors and federal states in Austria

Publications (selection):

  • Hohenwallner-Ries D, Schwab K, Huber T, Krimm H (2018): Der Österreichische Tourismus im Klimawandel – Betroffenheit, Handlungsempfehlungen und Best practice bei der Anpassung an den Klimawandel. Climate Change Centre Austria – Klimaforschungsnetzwerk, Graz.
  • Sperka G, Zeiner M, Hofmeister F, Waltl P, Hohenwallner-Ries D, Schwab K, Fricken D,  Huber T, Krimm H (2017): Strategie zur Anpassung an den Klimawandel in Salzburg. Land Salzburg, Salzburg.
  • Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung (2016): Nachhaltige Entwicklung in Tirol – Indikatoren Report 2000 bis 2014. Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung, Innsbruck.
  • Hohenwallner D, Anderl M, Bürgel J, Goler R, Hama M, Huber T, Ibesich N, Kratzer A, Krutzler T, Lampert C, Leitner M, Link S, Nagl C, Rigler E, Schneider J, Schieder W, Schröer K, Schwab K, et al. (2015): Sachstandsbericht – Klimawandel in Tirol. Bericht der Klimaschutzkoordination. Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung, Innsbruck.
  • Hohenwallner D, Bürgel J, Hama M, Huber T, Kratzer A, Leitner M, Link S,Nagl C, Schneider J, Schröer K, Schwab K, et al. (2015): Anpassung an den Klimawandel  - Herausforderungen und Chancen. Bericht der Klimaschutzkoordination. Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung, Innsbruck.
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