Austria is the host country of IIASA. The Austrian Academy of Sciences is the National Member Organization (NMO) representing Austria and entrusts the Austrian IIASA Committee with oversight of IIASA.
Main areas of collaborations:
Advancing demographic methods
Tackling climate change and greenhouse gas emissions
Transitions toward a sustainable energy future
Increasing climate and disaster resilience in Austria
Land use in Austria and Europe
Developing expertise in big data
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21 March 2023
Wolfgang Lutz awarded the Science Prize of the Austrian Research Association
24 January 2023
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected immigration?
20 January 2023
Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Science, and Research visits IIASA
16 May 2023
Would Vienna still be Vienna without migrants?
What would Vienna look like without migrants, and what kind of socioeconomic implications would such a situation have? IIASA researchers Anne Goujon and Thomas Schinko delved into these questions in response to a recent public debate on the topic.
15 February 2023
From farm to space and back: adapting Austrian agriculture to climate change
Juan Carlos Laso Bayas and colleagues reflect on the outcomes of the SATFARM Services project, which set out to create models that demonstrate the potential of satellite data to track climate-smart agricultural practices and visualize indicators to track their success in a prototype web platform for Austrian farmers.
05 December 2022
In pursuit of resilience at 1.5°C
Bachner, G., Knittel, N., Poledna, S., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., & Reiter, K. (2023). Revealing indirect risks in complex socioeconomic systems: A highly detailed multi‐model analysis of flood events in Austria. Risk Analysis 10.1111/risa.14144. (In Press)
Seebauer, S., Thaler, T., Hanger-Kopp, S., & Schinko, T. (2023). How path dependency manifests in flood risk management: observations from four decades in the Ennstal and Aist catchments in Austria. Regional Environmental Change 23 (1) e31. 10.1007/s10113-023-02029-y.
Zwickl, K., Miklin, X., & Naqvi, A. (2023). Sociodemographic Disparities in Ambient Particulate Matter Exposure in Austria. SSRN Electronic Journal (Submitted)
Bachner, G., Knittel, N., Poledna, S., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Reiter, K., & Pflug, G. (2022). Revealing the indirect risks of flood events: A multi-model assessment for Austria. IIASA Report. Laxenburg, Austria: IIASA
Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Poledna, S., Knittel, N., Bachner, G., & Reiter, K. (2022). Modelling the indirect impacts of flood risks in Austria. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change, University of Graz , Laxenburg, Austria.
Zwickl-Bernhard, S., Huppmann, D. , Golab, A., & Auer, H. (2022). Disclosing the heat density of district heating in Austria in 2050 under the remaining European CO2 budget of the 1.5 °C climate target. Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks 31 e100775. 10.1016/j.segan.2022.100775.