WOHLFAHRT Georg Mag. Dr. Univ.-Doz., Associate Professor

Georg Wohlfahrt

University of Innsbruck
Department of Ecology

Head of the Research Group: Biometeorology

Sternwartestrasse 15     (Room 303)
A-6020 Innsbruck

T +43 (0)512 507-51640
F +43 (0)512 507-51699

Research Interests

Biosphere-atmosphere trace gas and energy exchange

Current Research Topics

  • Sun-induced fluorescence (SIF) for estimating canopy photosynthesis
  • Global carbonyl sulfide (COS) cycle and the use of COS as a tracer for canopy photosynthesis and stomatal conductance
  • Lake-atmosphere CO2 and CH4 exchange processes
  • Mountain grassland carbon and water cycling under changing land use and climate

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Funding ID

Total competitive funding >3.0 MEuro (since 2005) from various national and international funding sources.


Bibliometric information

>130 papers published in ISI journals, including in Science Advances, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nature Geoscience, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society and Ecology Letters.
H-index: 34       ResearcherID


Community services

  • 2008-2017: Associate Editor Biogeosciences
  • 2017-present: Associate Editor Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
  • Reviewer for > 30 international scientific journals       Publons
  • Reviewer for >10 international funding agencies/institutions



Regular teaching in Bachelor’s Program Biology, Master’s Programs Ecology, Atmospheric Sciences,  Environmental Management in Mountain Systems, and Secondary School Teacher Training.
Current courses (2019W) 


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