Professor Tockner received a PhD from the University of Vienna. He has special expertise on freshwater biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and river and wetland restoration and management. He has published about 250 scientific papers including more than 180 ISI papers. Klement Tockner has successfully managed large inter- and transdisciplinary projects such as the EC-funded project BioFresh on freshwater biodiversity. He is member of several scientific committees and advisory boards, and elected member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Germany Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina.
Affiliations and Expertise
Director General of the Senckenberg Society for Nature Research and professor for Ecosystem Sciences at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany