Highlighted Publications:

Journal Articles

  • Leis, J. L., & Kienberger, S. (2020). Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment of Floods in Austria: Mapping Homogenous Regions, Hotspots and Typologies. Sustainability12(16), 6458.,https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/16/6458
  • Menk, L., Neuwirth, C., & Kienberger, S. (2020). Mapping the Structure of Social Vulnerability Systems for Malaria in East Africasustainability12(12), 5112., https://doi.org/10.3390/su12125112 
  • De Sherbinin, A., Bukvic, A., Rohat, G., Gall, M., McCusker, B., Preston, B., Apotsos, A., Fish, C., Kienberger, S., Muhonda, P., Wilhelmi, O., Macharia, D., Shubert, W., Sliuzas, R., Tomaszewski, B., Zhang, S., 2019. Climate vulnerability mapping: A systematic review and future prospects. WIREs Clim Change. 2019; 10:e600., https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.600
  • Feizizadeh, B., Kienberger, S., 2017. Spatially explicit sensitivity and uncertainty analysis for multicriteria-based vulnerability assessmentJournal of Environmental Planning and Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2016.1269643
  • Kienberger, S., Spiekermann, R., Tiede, D., Zeiler, I., Bussink, C., 2016. Spatial risk assessment of opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan: integrating environmental and socio-economic driversInternational Journal of Digital Earth, 1- 18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17538947.2016.1250828
  • Hagenlocher, M., Wei, C., Cabrera-Barona, P., 2016. Multiscale Evaluation of an Urban Deprivation Index: Implications for Quality of Life and Healthcare Accessibility Planning. Applied Geography, 70, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2016.02.009
  • Cabrera-Barona, P., Blaschke, T., Kienberger, S., 2016. Explaining Accessibility and Satisfaction Related to Healthcare: A Mixed-Methods ApproachSocial Indicators Research: 1- 12http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-016-1371-9
  • Bizimana, J.P., Kienberger, S., Hagenlocher, M., Twarabamenye, E., 2016. Modelling homogeneous regions of social vulnerability to malaria in RwandaGeospatial Health 11(s1):404, http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/gh.2016.404
  • Taylor, D., Hagenlocher, M., Jones, A.E., Kienberger, S., Leedale, J., Morse, A.P., 2016. Environmental change and Rift Valley fever in eastern Africa: projecting beyond HEALTHY FUTURESGeospatial Health 11(s1):387, http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/gh.2016.387
  • Taylor, D., Kienberger, S., Malone, J.B., Tompkins, A.M., 2016. Health, Environmental Change and Adaptive Capacity; Mapping, Examining and Anticipating Future Risks of Water-Related Vector-Borne Diseases in Eastern AfricaGeospatial Health 11(s1):464,http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/gh.2016.464
  • Hagenlocher, M., Hölbling, D., Kienberger, S., Vanhuysse, S., Zeil, P., 2015. Spatial assessment of social vulnerability in the context of landmines and explosive remnants of war in Battambang province, Cambodia. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.11.003
  • Spiekermann, R., Kienberger, S., Norton, J., Briones, F., Weichselgartner, J., 2015. The Disaster-Knowledge Matrix – Reframing and evaluating the knowledge challenges in disaster risk reductionInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 13: 96-108,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.05.002
  • Hagenlocher, M., Castro, M. C., 2015. Mapping malaria risk and vulnerability in the United Republic of Tanzania: a spatial explicit model. Population Health Metrics, 13 (2). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12963-015-0036-2
  • Cabrera-Barona, P., Murphy, T., Kienberger, S., Blaschke, T., 2015. A multi-criteria spatial deprivation index to support health inequality analysesInternational Journal of Health Geographics, 14(11)http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12942-015-0004-x
  • Breinl, K., Strasser, U., Bates, P., Kienberger, S., 2015. A joint modelling framework for daily extremes of river discharge and precipitation in urban areasJournal of Flood Risk Management, online, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12150
  • Kienberger, S., Hagenlocher, M., 2014. Spatial-explicit modeling of social vulnerability to malaria in East AfricaInternational Journal of Health Geographics, 13(29)http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-13-29
  • Lang, S., Kienberger, S., Tiede, D., Hagenlocher, M., Pernkopf, L., 2014. Geons – domain-specific regionalization of spaceCartography and Geographic Information Science, 41 (3): 214-226http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15230406.2014.902755
  • Contreras, D., Blaschke, T.,Kienberger, S., Zeil, P, 2014. Myths and realities about the recovery of L’Aquila after the earthquakeInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 8: 125-142http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.02.001
  • Hagenlocher, M., Lang, S., Hölbling, D., Tiede, D., Kienberger, S., 2014. Modeling Hotspots of Climate Change in the Sahel Using Object-Based Regionalization of Multidimensional Gridded DatasetsIEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), 7 (1): 229-234http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2259579
  • Birkmann, J., Cutter, S., Rothman, D.S., Welle, T., Garschagen, M., van Ruijven, B., O’Neill, B., Preston, B., Kienberger, S., Cardona, O.D., Siagian, T., Hidayati, D., Setiadi, N., Binder, C, Hughes, B., Pulwarty, R., 2013. Scenarios for Vulnerability: Opportunities and constraints in the context of climate change and disaster riskClimatic Change. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-0913-2
  • Kienberger, S., Blaschke, T., Zaidi. , 2013. A framework for spatio-temporal scales and concepts from different disciplines: the ‘vulnerability cube’Natural Hazards 68(3), 1343-1369. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-012-0513-x
  • Hagenlocher, M., Delmelle, E., Casas, I.,Kienberger, S., 2013. Assessing socioeconomic vulnerability to dengue fever in Cali, Colombia: statistical vs expert-based modeling. International Journal of Health Geographics, 12(36)http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-12-36
  • Wagner, W., Hahn, S., Kidd, R., Melzer, T., Bartalis, Z., Hasenauer, S., Figa-Saldaña, J. de Rosnay, P., Jann, A., Schneider, S., Komma, J., Kubu, G., Brugger, K., Aubrecht, C., Züger, J., Gangkofner, U., Kienberger, S., Brcca, L., Wang, Y., Blöschl, G., Eitzinger, J., Steinnocher, K., Zeil, P., Rubel, F., 2013. The ASCAT Soil Moisture Product: A Review of its Specifications, Validation Results, and Emerging ApplicationsMeteorologische Zeitschrift 22 (1), 5–33. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0399
  • Birkmann, J., Cardona, O. A., Carreño, L., Barbat, A., Pelling, M., Schneiderbauer, S., Kienberger, S., Keiler, M., Zeil, P., Welle, T., 2013. Framing vulnerability, risk and societal responses: the MOVE frameworkNatural Hazards 67 (2), 193-211http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-013-0558-5
  • Contreras, D., Blaschke, T., Kienberger, S., Zeil, P., 2013. Spatial connectivity as a recovery process indicator: The L’Aquila earthquakeTechnological Forecasting and Social Changehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2012.12.001
  • Blaschke, T., Donert, K., Gossette, F., Kienberger, S., Marani, M., Qureshi, S., Tiede, D., 2012. Virtual Globes: Serving Science and SocietyInformation 3(3), 372-390. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/info3030372
  • Watson, S., Petterson, M., Lang, S., Kienberger, S.,Hagenlocher, M., Rudge, J., Coker, R., 2012. Trans-disciplinary research to improve health systems’ disaster readiness and responseBulletin of the World Health Organization 2012, 90, 558-558Ahttp://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.12.106120

Edited Books

  • Birkmann, J., Kienberger, S., Alexander, D., 2014. Assessment of Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: A European PerspectiveElsevier, USA. p. 235
  • Zeil, P., Kienberger, S.(eds.), 2009. Geoinformation for Development – Bridging the divide through partnershipsUniversity Science Press, India, p. 232
  • Zeil, P., Kienberger, S.(eds.), 2007. Geoinformation for Development – Bridging the divide through partnershipsWichmann – Heidelberg. p. 232

Other relevant publications

  • Van der Geest, K., de Sherbinin, A., Kienberger, S., Zommers, Z., Sitati, A., Roberts, E., James, R., 2019. The Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystem Services and Resulting Losses and Damages to People and Society. In: Mechler R., Bouwer L., Schinko T., Surminski S., Linnerooth-Bayer J. (eds) Loss and Damage from Climate Change. Climate Risk Management, Policy and Governance. Springer, Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-72026-5_9
  • Borderon, M., Kienberger, S., Kumar, S., Oliveau, S., Das, T.K., 2017. Beyond the Lack of Data: How to Generate Spatial Data on Displaced Populations Using Global Positioning System (GPS) Loggers – The Example of Populations Displaced due to Ganges Riverbank Erosion in Malda, West Bengal, India. GI_Forum 1:360-368. https://doi.org/10.1553/giscience2017_01_s360
  • Kienberger, S., Morper-Busch, L., Hagenlocher, M., Morse, A.P., Tompkins, A. and Taylor, D., 2016. HEALTHY FUTURES ATLAS: a publically available resource for evaluating climate change impacts on burden of water-related, vector borne diseases in eastern Africa.  In: J.Shumake-Guillemot and L.Fernandez-Montoya (Eds) Climate Services for Health: Improving public health decision-making in a new climate. WHO/WMO special publication, Geneva, Switzerland, pp 142-146
  • Kienberger, S., Borderon, M., Bollin, C, Jell, B., 2016. Climate change vulnerability assessment in Mauritania: reflections on data quality, spatial scales, aggregation and visualizations. In: GI_Forum 2016, Volume 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1553/giscience2016_01_s167
  • Kienberger, S., Hutton, C.W., Johnson, F.A., 2015. Vulnerability Assessment and Scenarios. In: Sharma, N., Flügel, W.-A. (eds.): Applied Geoinformatics for Sustainable Integrated Land and Water Resources Management (ILWRM) in the Brahmaputra River basin. Springer, 53-60
  • Kienberger, S., Contreras, D., Zeil, P., 2014. Spatial and Holistic Assessment of social, economic and environmental vulnerability to floods – lessons from the Salzach River Basin, Austria. In: Birkmann, J., , Alexander, D. (eds.): Vulnerability to Natural Hazards – A European Perspective. Elsevier,USA,53-74
  • Bednar-Friedl, B., Radunsky, K., Balas, M., Baumann, M., Buchner, B., Gaube, V., Haas, W, Kienberger, S., König, M., Köppl, A., Kranzl, L., Matzenberger, J., Mechler, R., Nakicenovic, N., Omann, I., Prutsch, A., Scharl, A., Steininger, K., Steurer, R., Türk, A., 2014. Emissionsminderung und Anpassung an den Klimawandel. In: Austrian Assessment Report 2014, 254 – 316 http://www.apcc.ac.at/4%20-%20Report.html
  • Fritzsche, K., Schneiderbauer, S., Bubeck, P., Kienberger, S., Buth, M., Zebisch, M., Kahlenborn, W., 2014. The Vulnerability Sourcebook: Concept and guidelines for standardised vulnerability assessmentsDeutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Bonn und Eschborn, Germany, 180p. DOWNLOAD
  • Hagenlocher, M., 2013. Identifying and evaluating hotspots of climate change in the Sahel and Western Africa. United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security , Bonn, 17. http://collections.unu.edu/view/UNU:5567