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Swatuk, L., & Wirkus, L. (Eds.). (2018). Water, Climate Change and the Boomerang Effect. Unintentional Consequences for Resource Insecurity. New York: Routledge.

In line with COP21 agreements, state-led climate change mitigation and adaptation actions are being undertaken to transition to carbon-neutral, green economies. However, the capacity of many countries for action is limited and may result in a ‘boomerang effect’, defined as the unintended... more

Mager, A., Wirkus, L., & Schoepfer, E. (2016). Impact Assessment of Oil Exploitation in South Sudan using Multi-Temporal Landsat Imagery. Photogrammetrie – Fernerkundung – Geoinformation(4), 211-223.

This scientific report examines the spatial impacts of oil exploitation in Melut County, South Sudan, at six points in the time span between 1999 and 2011, based on Landsat satellite data. Three features were analysed: cropland, oil well pads and roads. Feature extraction consisted of pixel- and... more

Tomaszewski, B., Judex, M., Szarzynski, J., Radestock, C., & Wirkus, L. (2015). Geographic Information Systems for Disaster Response: A Review. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 12(3), 571-602.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) continue to gain important recognition from disaster practitioners and academic researchers during what is arguably the most publicly visible disaster management phase – disaster response. The broader world of GIS academic research and industry practice for... more

Wirkus, L. (2012). Ländlicher Raum kommt schlecht weg

In: Städte- und Gemeinderat, Ausgabe 7/8 more

Renaud, F., & Wirkus, L. (2012). “Water, Climate Change and Human Security: Conflict and Migration"

In: Bigas, H. et al. (eds.).The global water crisis: Addressing an urgent security issue. Papers for the Interaction Council. UNU-INWEH, Hamilton, pp. 34–45. more

Wirkus, L. (2011). Liegenschaftskonversion reloaded

In: Friedens Forum, Zeitschrift der Friedensbewegung, Nr. 4, Aug./September, pp. 48–50. more

Wirkus, L., & Warner, K. (2009). “Evidence of the impacts of climate change on human security in Africa, with reference to migration and water-related conflict"

Paper presented at the International Conference on Climate Change, Social Stress and Violent Conflict, Hamburg 19–20 November 2009. more

Vollmer, R., Ardakanian, R., Hare, M., Leentvaar, J., van der Schaaf, C., & Wirkus, L. (2009). Institutional Capacity Development in Transboundary Water Management

Institutional Capacity Development in Transboundary Water Management. The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme, Side Publication Series “Insights”. UNESCO, Paris. more

Swatuk, L., & Wirkus, L. (2009). “Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa: beyond the state"

In Larry Swatuk and Lars Wirkus (eds.). Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa - Examining underexplored dimension. "Baden-Baden: Nomos (Reihe Sustainable Peace and Global Security Governance), pp. 197–207. more

Swatuk, L., & Wirkus, L. (2009). “Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa: An introduction”

In Larry Swatuk and Lars Wirkus (eds.). Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa - Examining underexplored dimension. Baden-Baden: Nomos (Reihe Sustainable Peace abd Global Security Governance), pp. 11–29. more

Wirkus, L., & Swatuk, L. (Eds.). (2009). Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

This collection of Southern African case studies is intended to contribute to the burgeoning literature on transboundary water governance (TBWG) particularly as it applies to areas of the Global South. Specifically, the collection interrogates the idea of the ‘boundary’. Transboundary Management is... more

Wirkus, L., & Vollmer, R. (Eds.). (2008, July). Monitoring Environment and Security: Integrating concepts and enhancing methodologies (Brief series No. 37). Bonn: BICC.

BICC brief 37 is based on the proceedings of the Seminar ‘Environment and Conflict—Evaluating and strengthening the means of interdisciplinary cooperation’, which took place in Bonn from the 18–20 September 2007. This Seminar was organized by BICC in cooperation with GMOSS (Global Monitoring for... more

Wirkus, L. (2006, January). Water, Development and Cooperation — Comparative Perspective: Euphrates-Tigris and Southern Africa (Paper series No. 46). Bonn: BICC.

From 1–2 March 2004, the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) hosted an International Expert Workshop on “Water, Development and Cooperation – Comparative Perspective: Euphrates-Tigris and Southern Africa” in Bonn, Germany. Experts from the... more