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Dr. Jerin John

Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering


Dr. Jerin John
Office: S-EV 3.280  
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3789
Email: jerin.john@concordia.ca
ORCID: 0000-0003-3619-9659

Education

2015-2018:  Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, KAIST, South Korea
2013-2015:  M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering, KAIST, South Korea
2009-2013:  B.E. in Aeronautical Engineering, Anna University, India

Professional Experience

2023-Present:  Assistant Professor, Concordia University, Canada
2019-2021:      Propulsion Engineer, Perigee Aerospace Inc., South Korea
2018-2019:      G Core Post-doctoral fellow, KAIST, South Korea


Teaching activities

HENV 615: Research Group Seminar
HENV 635: Spatial Analysis
ENVS 662: Data Collection and Analysis for EA
HENV 605: Research Concepts and Design
GEOG 361: Research Design and Qualitative Methods
GEOG 371: Landscape Ecology

See course descriptions in the undergraduate or graduate calendar. 


Publications

User Manual

for calculating the urban sprawl metric Weighted Urban Proliferation (WUP) and its components: 
Nazarnia, N., Schwick, C., Kopecky, M., Soukup, T., Orlitova, E., Kienast, F., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2016): Urban Sprawl Metrics (USM) Toolset - User Manual. First edition, 8 September 2016. pdf
The USM toolset is available under the Creative Commons License here: www.wsl.ch/en/services-and-products/software-websites-and-apps/urban-sprawl-metrics-usm-toolset.html  

News bulletins

Monitoring the effectiveness of wildlife passages along HW 175 for small and medium-sized mammals:
Bulletin No. 1 (septembre 2012) - Français
Bulletin No. 1 (September 2012) - English
Bulletin No. 2 (mars 2013) - Français
Bulletin No. 2 (March 2013) - English
Bulletin No. 3 (octobre 2013) - Français
Bulletin No. 3 (October 2013) - English
Bulletin No. 4 (mai 2014) - Français
Bulletin No. 4 (May 2014) - English
Bulletin No. 5 (décembre 2014) - Français
Bulletin No. 5 (December 2014) - English    
Bulletin No. 6 (mars 2015) - Français          
Bulletin No. 6 (March 2015) - English 
Bulletin No. 7 (janvier 2016) - Français 
Bulletin No. 7 (January 2016) - English 
Bulletin No. 8: Résultats et recommandations principales (décembre 2017) - Français
Bulletin No. 8: Main results and recommendations (December 2017) - English 

Refereed Articles

  1. Cole, J.R., Kross, A., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2023): Monitoring changes in landscape structure in the Adirondack-to-Laurentians (A2L) transboundary wildlife linkage from 1992-2018: Identifying priority areas for conservation and restoration. - Landscape Ecology 38: 383-408. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-022-01561-2
  2. Behnisch, M., Krüger, T., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): Rapid rise in urban sprawl: Global hotspots and trends since 1990. - PLOS Sustainability and Transformation 1(11): 0000034. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pstr.0000034. A summary for the general public is available here: https://www.ioer.de/en/press/news/study-on-global-urban-sprawl 
  3. Pourtaherian, P., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): How effective are greenbelts at mitigating urban sprawl? A comparative study of 60 European cities. - Landscape and Urban Planning 227: 104532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2022.104532 
  4. Patterson, C., Torres, A., Coroi, M., Cumming, K., Hanson, M., Noble, B., Tabor, G., Treweek, J., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): Treatment of ecological connectivity in environmental assessment: A global survey of current practices and common issues. - Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 40(6): 460-474. https://doi.org/10.1080/14615517.2022.2099728
  5. Patterson, C., Casasanta Mostaço, F., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): Lack of consideration of ecological connectivity in Canadian environmental impact assessment: Current practice and need for improvement. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 40(6): 481-494. https://doi.org/10.1080/14615517.2022.2135232    
  6. Kross, A., Kaur, G., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): A geospatial framework for the assessment and monitoring of environmental impacts of agriculture. - Environmental Impact Assessment Review 97: 106851. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2022.106851
  7. Pourali, M., Townsend, C., Kross, A., Guindon, A., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): Urban sprawl in Canada: Values in all 33 Census Metropolitan Areas and corresponding 469 Census Subdivisions between 1991 and 2011. - Data in Brief 41: 107941. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2022.107941
  8. Walz, U., Jaeger, J.A.G., Haber, W. (2022): Arguments and options for quantifying and monitoring differentiated land use. - Raumforschung und Raumordnung 80/5: 505-521. https://doi.org/10.14512/rur.155
  9. Behnisch, M., Krüger, T., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): What is the extent of urban sprawl in Germany's planning regions? Spatial analysis and trends 1990-2014. - Natur und Landschaft 97(12): 551-560. https://doi.org/10.19217/NuL2022-12-02
  10. Cerqueira, R.C., de Rivera, O.R., Jaeger, J.A.G., Grilo, C. (2021): Direct and indirect effects of roads on space use by jaguars in Brazil. - Scientific Reports 11: 22617. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-01936-6. Online: https://rdcu.be/cBC1S 
  11. Andrasi, B., Jaeger, J.A.G., Heinicke, S., Metcalfe, K., Hockings, K.J. (2021): Quantifying the road-effect zone for a critically endangered primate. - Conservation Letters: e12839. Online (open access): https://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/conl.12839. Covered by EurekAlert here: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/928202  
  12. Torres, A., Simoni, M.U., Keiding, J.K., Müller, D.B., zu Ermgassen, S.O.S.E., Liu, J., Jaeger, J.A.G., Winter, M., Lambin, E.F. (2021): Sustainability of the global sand system in the Anthropocene. - One Earth 4 (May 21, 2021): 639-650, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.04.011. You can listen to Aurora Torres in an Interview on CBC Radio ("Quirks & Quarks") here
  13. Coffin, A.W., Ouren, D.S., Bettez, N.D., Borda-de-Água, L., Daniels, A.E., Grilo, C., Jaeger, J.A.G., Navarro, L.M., Preisler, H.K., Rauschert, E.S.J. (2021): The Ecology of Rural Roads: Effects, Management, and Research. - Issues in Ecology 23 (36 pages). The Ecological Society of America (ESA). Online: https://www.esa.org/publications/issues/  Press release by the ESA: https://www.esa.org/blog/2021/06/22/new-report-highlights-best-practices-for-sustainable-rural-infrastructure/ Covered in the Concordia News here: https://www.concordia.ca/news/stories/2021/06/28/concordia-research-highlights-how-to-reduce-the-ecological-impact-of-rural-roads.html
  14. Cerqueira, R.C., Leonard, P., Goncalves da Silva, L., Bager, A., Clevenger, A.P., Jaeger, J.A.G., Grilo, C. (2021): Potential movement corridors and high road-kill likelihood do not spatially coincide for felids in Brazil: Implications for road mitigation. - Environmental Management 67: 412-423. Online: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-020-01411-4. Full-text view-only link: https://rdcu.be/cdR1T   
  15. Brunen, B., Daguet, C., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2020): What attributes are relevant for drainage culverts to serve as efficient road crossing structures for mammals? - Journal of Environmental Management 268: 110423. Online: doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110423. - A summary for practitioners is available on the website TransportEcology.info here.
  16. Spanowicz, A.G., Teixeira, F.Z., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2020): An adaptive plan for prioritizing road sections for fencing to reduce animal mortality. - Conservation Biology 34(5): 1210-1220. Online: https://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cobi.13502 - Nicely summarized for the general public in The Wildlife Society here and in The Conversation here and on the the website TransportEcology.info here.
  17. Aksamit, C.K., Blakley, J.A., Jaeger, J.A.G., Noble, B.F., Westman, C.N. (2020): Sources of uncertainties in environmental assessment: Lessons about uncertainty disclosure and communication from an oil sands extraction project in Northern Alberta. - Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 63(2): 317-334. Online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09640568.2019.1579973 
  18. Spanowicz, A.G., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2019): Measuring landscape connectivity: On the importance of within-patch connectivity. - Landscape Ecology 34(10): 2261-2278. The PDF is visible here
  19. Nazarnia, N., Harding, C., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2019): How suitable is entropy as a measure of urban sprawl? - Landscape and Urban Planning 184: 32-43. PDF online at https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1YKi1cUG5AptL 
  20. Plante, J., Jaeger, J.A.G., Desrochers, A. (2019): How do landscape context and fences influence roadkill locations of small and medium-sized mammals? - Journal of Environmental Management 235: 511-520. Online: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479718312337 - Presented in the Concordia News here.  
  21. Jaeger, J.A.G., Spanowicz, A.G., Bowman, J., Clevenger, A.P. (2019): Clôtures et passages fauniques pour les petits et moyens mammifères le long de la route 175 au Québec: quelle est leur efficacité? - Le Naturaliste canadien 143(1): 69-80 pdf online 
  22. Fahrig, L., Arroyo-Rodríguez, V., Bennett, J.R., Boucher-Lalonde, V., Cazetta, E., Currie, D.J., Eigenbrod, F., Ford, A.T., Harrison, S.P., Jaeger, J.A.G., Koper, N., Martin, A.E., Martin, J.-L., Metzger, J.P., Morrison, P., Rhodes, J.R., Saunders, D.A., Simberloff, D., Smith, A.C., Tischendorf, L., Vellend, M., Watling, J.I. (2019): Is habitat fragmentation bad for biodiversity? Response to Fletcher et al. (2018). - Biological Conservation 230: 179-186. PDF at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320718313375.
  23. Ascensão, F., Fahrig, L., Clevenger, A.P., Corlett, R.T., Jaeger, J.A.G., Laurance, W.F., Pereira, H.M. (2018): Environmental challenges for the Belt and Road Initiative. - Nature Sustainability 1: 206-209 (online link). - Presented in the Concordia News here
  24. Bissonnette, J.-F., Dupras, J., Messier, C., Lechowicz, M., Dagenais, D., Paquette, A., Jaeger, J.A.G., Gonzalez, A. (2018): Moving forward in implementing green infrastructures: Stakeholder perceptions of opportunities and obstacles in a major North American metropolitan area. - Cities 81: 61-70. PDF online: www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264275117308740 
  25. Deslauriers, M.R., Asgary, A., Nazarnia, N., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2018): Implementing the connectivity of natural areas in cities as an indicator in the City Biodiversity Index (CBI). - Ecological Indicators 94: 99-113,  Corrigendum 94: 114-115. Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X17300912. Corrigendum at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X17306052 
  26. Pavlyuk, O., Noble, B.F., Blakley, J.A.E., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2017): Fragmentary provisions for uncertainty disclosure and consideration in EA legislation, regulations and guidelines and the need for improvement. - Environmental Impact Assessment Review 66: 14-23. PDF online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0195925517301312
  27. Rytwinski, T., Soanes, K., Jaeger, J.A.G., Fahrig, L., Findlay, C.S., Houlahan, J., van der Ree, R., van der Grift, E.A. (2016): How effective is road mitigation at reducing road-kill? A meta-analysis. - PLoS ONE 11(11): e0166941. PDF online: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0166941 
  28. Torres, A., Jaeger, J.A.G., Alonso, J.C. (2016): Assessing large-scale wildlife responses to human infrastructure development. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 113(30): 8472-8477. Online: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/07/05/1522488113.abstract 
  29. Walz, U., Jaeger, J. (2016): Fracking is a significant driver of landscape fragmentation. (Folgen von Fracking: Ein neuer Schub der Landschaftsfragmentierung ist zu erwarten). – GAIA: Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 25(2): 99-104. PDF online: https://www.oekom.de/fileadmin/zeitschriften/gaia_leseproben/GAIA2_2016_99_104_Jaeger.pdf
  30. Torres, A., Jaeger, J.A.G., Alonso, J.C. (2016): Multi-scale mismatches between urban sprawl and landscape fragmentation create windows of opportunity for conservation development. – Landscape Ecology, in press. Online: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10980-016-0400-z
  31. Lees, J., Jaeger, J.A.G., Gunn, J.A.E., Noble, B.F. (2016): Analysis of uncertainty consideration in environmental assessment: An empirical study of Canadian EA practice. – Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 59(11): 2024-2044. Online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09640568.2015.1116980
  32. Leung, W., Noble, B.F., Jaeger J.A.G., Gunn, J.A.E. (2016): Disparate perceptions about uncertainty consideration and disclosure practices in environmental assessment and opportunities for improvement. – Environmental Impact Assessment Review 57: 89-100. Online: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1SB7EiZ5slUsd  
  33. Nazarnia, N., Schwick, C., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2016): Accelerated urban sprawl in Montreal, Quebec City, and Zurich: Investigating the differences using time series 1951-2011. – Ecological Indicators 60: 1229-1251. Online: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1S1qw,XRNLMSM7  - It is highlighted in the News of Concordia University here.  
  34. Hennig, E.I., Schwick, C., Soukup, T., Orlitova, E., Kienast, F., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2015): Multi-scale analysis of urban sprawl in Europe: Towards a European de-sprawling strategy. – Land Use Policy 49: 483-498. Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264837715002367  - It is highlighted in the News of Concordia University here.
  35. Rytwinski, T., van der Ree, R., Cunnington, G.M., Fahrig, L., Findlay, C.S., Houlahan, J., Jaeger, J.A.G., Soanes, K., van der Grift, E.A. (2015): Experimental study designs to improve the evaluation of road mitigation measures for wildlife. – Journal of Environmental Management 154: 48-64. Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030147971500064X, presented in the Concordia News here.
  36. Leung, W., Noble, B., Gunn, J., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2015): A review of uncertainty research in impact assessment. – Environmental Impact Assessment Review 50: 116-123. Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0195925514000936 
  37. Beauchesne, D., Jaeger, J.A.G., St-Laurent, M.-H. (2014): Thresholds in the capacity of boreal caribou to cope with cumulative disturbances: Evidence from space use patterns. – Biological Conservation 172: 190-199. Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320714001104
  38. Roch, L., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2014): Monitoring an ecosystem at risk: What is the degree of grassland fragmentation in the Canadian Prairies? – Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186(4): 2505-2534, Erratum 186(5): 3299-3301. Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-013-3557-9  Erratum at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-014-3641-9.
  39. Jaeger, J.A.G., Schwick, C. (2014): Improving the measurement of urban sprawl: Weighted Urban Proliferation (WUP) and its application to Switzerland. – Ecological Indicators 38: 294-308. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X13004858
  40. van der Grift, E.A., van der Ree, R., Fahrig, L., Findlay, C.S., Houlahan, J.E., Jaeger, J.A.G., Klar, N., Madrinan L.F., Olson, L. (2013): Evaluating the effectiveness of road mitigation measures. – Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 425-448. DOI 10.1007/s10531-012-0421-0. pdf
  41. Thompson, U.-C., Marsan, J.-F., Fournier-Peyresblanques, B., Forgues, C., Ogaa, A., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2013): Using Compliance Analysis for PPP to Bridge the Gap between SEA and EIA: Lessons from the Turcot Interchange Reconstruction in Montréal, Québec. – Environmental Impact Assessment Review 42: 74-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2012.10.001.
  42. Beauchesne, D., Jaeger, J.A.G., St-Laurent, M.-H. (2013): Disentangling woodland caribou movements in response to clearcuts and roads across temporal scales. – PLoS ONE 8(11): e77514. pdf
  43. Grosman, P.D., Jaeger, J.A.G., Biron, P.M., Dussault, C., Ouellet, J.-P. (2012): Évaluation de l'efficacité des mesures d'atténuation des accidents routiers impliquant l'orignal par la modélisation individu-centrée. – Le Naturaliste Canadien 136(2) (special issue on "Routes et la faune terrestre : de la science aux solutions"), pp. 16-21. pdf
  44. Jaeger, J.A.G. (2012): L'impact des constructions routières sur la fragmentation du territoire en Suisse (1885-2002) : quelles leçons retenir ? – Le Naturaliste Canadien 136(2) (special issue on "Routes et la faune terrestre : de la science aux solutions"), pp. 83-88. pdf 
  45. Grosman, P.D., Jaeger, J.A.G., Biron, P.M., Dussault, C., Ouellet, J.-P. (2011): Trade-off between road avoidance and attraction by roadside salt pools in moose: An agent-based model to assess measures for reducing moose-vehicle collisions. – Ecological Modelling 222(8): 1423-1435. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380011000548
  46. Jaeger, J.A.G., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C., Cavens, D., Kienast, F. (2010): Urban permeation of landscapes and sprawl per capita: New measures of urban sprawl. – Ecological Indicators 10(2): 427-441. pdf
  47. Jaeger, J.A.G., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C., Kienast, F. (2010): Suitability criteria for measures of urban sprawl. – Ecological Indicators 10(2): 397-406. pdf
  48. Wissen Hayek, U., Jaeger, J.A.G., Schwick, C., Jarne, A., Schuler, M. (2011): Measuring and assessing urban sprawl: What are the remaining options for future settlement development in Switzerland for 2030?; Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 4(4):249-279 accepted (final layout version available at www.springerlink.com)pdf
  49. Grosman, P.D., Jaeger, J.A.G., Biron, P.M., Dussault, C., Ouellet, J.-P. (2009): Reducing moose-vehicle collisions through salt pool removal and displacement: an agent-based modeling approach. – Ecology and Society 14(2): 17. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss2/art17/
  50. Nobis, M.P., Jaeger, J.A.G., Zimmermann, N.E. (2009): Neophyte species richness at the landscape scale under urban sprawl and climate warming. – Diversity and Distributions: A Journal of Conservation Biogeography 15: 928-939. pdf (1.4 MB)
  51. Jaeger, J.A.G., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C., Müller, K., Steinmeier, C., Ewald, K.C., Ghazoul, J. (2008): Implementing landscape fragmentation as an indicator in the Swiss Monitoring System of Sustainable Development (MONET). – Journal of Environmental Management 88(4): 737-751. pdf (1.8 MB)
  52. Girvetz, E.H., Thorne, J.H., Berry, A.M., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2008): Integration of landscape fragmentation analysis into regional planning: A statewide multi-scale case study from California, USA. - Landscape and Urban Planning 86: 205-218. pdf (3.3 MB)
  53. Girvetz, E.H., Jaeger, J.A.G., Thorne, J.H. (2007): Comment on "Roadless Space of the Conterminous United States". – Science, vol. 318, no 5854 (23 Nov.): 1240b, online: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/318/5854/1240b
  54. Roedenbeck, I.A., Fahrig, L., Findlay, C.S., Houlahan, J., Jaeger, J.A.G., Klar, N., Kramer-Schadt, S., van der Grift, E.A. (2007): The Rauischholzhausen Agenda for Road Ecology. – Ecology and Society 12(1): 11. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol12/iss1/art11/
  55. Jaeger, J.A.G., Schwarz-von Raumer, H.-G., Esswein, H., Müller, M., Schmidt-Lüttmann, M. (2007): Time series of landscape fragmentation caused by transportation infrastructure and urban development: a case study from Baden-Württemberg (Germany). – Ecology and Society 12(1): 22. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol12/iss1/art22/
  56. Moser, B., Jaeger, J.A.G., Tappeiner, U., Tasser, E., Eiselt, B. (2007): Modification of the effective mesh size for measuring landscape fragmentation to solve the boundary problem. – Landscape Ecology 22(3): 447-459. pdf (2.7 MB)
  57. Jaeger, J., Pluess, A., Klank, C., Ghazoul, J. (2007): Challenges for forestry and forest research: How to promote effective cooperation between science and practice? (in German: Herausforderungen für Forstwirtschaft und forstliche Forschung: Wie können Wissenschaft und Praxis wirksamer zusammenarbeiten?). – GAIA 16/4: 261-266. pdf
  58. Jaeger, J. (2006): How do measures intended to reduce the impacts of roads and traffic affect animal populations? Simulation of persistence probabilities (in German; Wie wirken Minderungsmaßnahmen zur Entschneidung auf Tierpopulationen? Simulation von Überlebenswahrscheinlichkeiten). – Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 38(10-11), 232-329. link to journal
  59. Jaeger, J.A.G., Bowman, J., Brennan, J., Fahrig, L., Bert, D., Bouchard, J., Charbonneau, N., Frank, K., Gruber, B., and K. Tluk von Toschanowitz (2005): Predicting when animal populations are at risk from roads: an interactive model of road avoidance behavior. – Ecological Modelling 185: 329-348. pdf
  60. Jaeger, J., Holderegger, R. (2005): Thresholds of landscape fragmentation (in German; Schwellenwerte der Landschaftszerschneidung). – GAIA 14(2): 113-118. pdf
  61. Jaeger, J.A.G., and L. Fahrig (2004): Effects of road fencing on population persistence. – Conservation Biology 18(6): 1651-1657. pdf
  62. Bowman, J., Jaeger, J.A.G., and L. Fahrig (2002): Dispersal distance of mammals is proportional to home range size. – Ecology 83(7): 2049-2055. pdf
  63. Scheringer, M., Böschen, S., and J. Jaeger (2001): Environmental research: what for? - On the tension between research traditions and external orientations in environmental politics. Part I: A case study from ecological chemistry (in German; Wozu Umweltforschung? - Über das Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Forschungstraditionen und umweltpolitischen Leitbildern. Teil I: Das Beispiel "Ökologische Chemie"). – GAIA 10(2): 125-135. pdf
  64. Böschen, S., Scheringer, M., and J. Jaeger (2001): Environmental research: what for? - On the tension between research traditions and external orientations in environmental politics. Part II: Towards the guiding principle of “reflexive environmental research” (in German; Wozu Umweltforschung? - Über das Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Forschungstraditionen und umweltpolitischen Leitbildern. Teil II: Zum Leitbild "Reflexive Umweltforschung"). – GAIA 10(3): 203-212. pdf
  65. Jaeger, J. (2001): Landscape fragmentation and urban sprawl: the need for new assessment methods and the contribution of ecological modelling (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung und -zersiedelung: Bedarf nach neuen Bewertungsverfahren und der Beitrag der ökologischen Modellierung). – Zeitschrift für angewandte Umweltforschung (ZAU) 14(1-4): 247-267. pdf
  66. Jaeger, J., Esswein, H., Schwarz-von Raumer, H.-G., and M. Müller (2001): Landscape fragmentation in Baden-Wurttemberg in its present state - results of a state-wide quantitative study (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung in Baden-Württemberg - Ergebnisse einer landesweiten räumlich differenzierten quantitativen Zustandsanalyse). – Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 33(10): 305-317. pdf (1.4 MB)
  67. Jaeger, J.A.G. (2000): Landscape division, splitting index, and effective mesh size: New measures of landscape fragmentation. – Landscape Ecology 15(2): 115–130. pdf
  68. Jaeger, J. (2000): Assessment of environmental interference and the need for a distinction between different kinds of incertitude – an empirical investigation on dealing with incertitude (in German; Bedarf nach Unsicherheits-Unterscheidungen. Eine empirische Untersuchung zum Umgang mit Unsicherheit bei der Eingriffsbewertung). – Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 32(7): 204-212. pdf
  69. Jaeger, J., and M. Scheringer (1998): Transdisciplinary research: problem-orientation and unconstrained choice of appropriate methods (in German; Transdisziplinarität: Problemorientierung ohne Methodenzwang). – GAIA 7(1): 10–25. pdf (4.2 MB)
  70. Jaeger, J. (1998): On the use of exposition and configuration as stages for assessing environmental threats (in German; Exposition und Konfiguration als Bewertungsebenen für Umweltgefährdungen). – Zeitschrift für angewandte Umweltforschung (ZAU) 11(3/4): 444–466.

Guest editor of special issues of peer-reviewed journals

  1. Torres, A., Patterson, C., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2022): Advancing the consideration of ecological connectivity in environmental assessment: Synthesis and next steps forward. - Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 40(6): 451-459. https://doi.org/10.1080/14615517.2022.2134619  
  2. van der Ree, R., Jaeger, J.A.G., Van der Grift, E., Clevenger, A.P. (guest editors) (2009-2010): Effects of Roads and Traffic on Wildlife Populations and Landscape Function. Special feature of Ecology and Society, vol. 14-15. http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/viewissue.php?sf=41
  3. Jaeger, J., Scheringer, M. (editors) (2006-2008): Environmental Research. (in German; Umweltforschung). Special issue of GAIA, vol. 15 - 16.
    (a.) Jaeger, J., Scheringer, M. (2006): Introduction: Why does environmental research not contribute more substantially to environmental problem solving? Seed text and overview for the special issue on Environmental Research. (in German; Einführung: Warum trägt die Umweltforschung nicht stärker zur Lösung von Umweltproblemen bei? Ausgangstext und Einleitung zum Themenschwerpunkt Umweltforschung). – GAIA 15(1): 20-23. pdf
    (b.) Scheringer, M., Jaeger, J. (2008): Is environmental research in a crisis? Conclusion and outlook. (in German; Umweltforschung in der Krise? Fazit und Ausblick. Abschlusstext zum Themenschwerpunkt Umweltforschung). – GAIA 17(1): 31-35. pdf
  4. Roedenbeck, I.A., Jaeger, J. (editors) (2006): Road Ecology. Special issue of Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung, vol. 38(10-11): 293-356.
    (a.) Roedenbeck, I.A., Jaeger, J. (2006): Towards landscape-scale research in road ecology. Editorial for the special issue on Road Ecology. – Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 38(10-11): 297-299. pdf
  5. Jaeger, J., Grau, S., Haber, W. (editors) (2005): Landscape fragmentation due to transportation infrastructure and urban development: from recognition of the problem to implementation of measures. (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung: Von der Problemerkennung zum Handeln). Special issue of GAIA, vol. 14, issue 2, 120 pp.
    (a.) Jaeger, J., Grau, S., Haber, W. (2005): Landscape fragmentation due to transportation infrastructure and urban development: from recognition of the problem to implementation of measures. Editorial (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung: von der Problemerkennung zum Handeln. Editorial zum Themenschwerpunkt Landschaftszerschneidung). – GAIA 14(2): 81. pdf
    (b.) Jaeger, J., Grau, S., Haber, W. (2005): Introduction: Landscape fragmentation and the consequences. (in German; Einführung: Landschaftszerschneidung und die Folgen). GAIA 14(2): 98-100.pdf

Chapters in Books

  1. Jaeger, J.A.G., Torres, A. (2021): Fourteen lessons from road ecology for cumulative effect assessments. In: Blakley, J.A.E., Franks, D.M. (Eds.): Handbook of Cumulative Impact Assessment. Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, ISBN: 978 1 78347 4011, pp. 250-273. Online: https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/usd/handbook-of-cumulative-impact-assessment-9781783474011.html 
  2. Jaeger, J.A.G., Schwick, C., Hennig, E.I., Schwarzak, M., Krüger, T., Behnisch, M., Soukup, T., Orlitova, E., Nazarnia, N., Kienast, F. (2018): Measurement of urban sprawl allows for monitoring and better consideration in planning (in German; Messung der Zersiedelung ermöglicht Monitoring und stärkere Berücksichtigung in der Planung). In: M. Behnisch, O. Kretschmer, G. Meinel (eds.): Flächeninanspruchnahme in Deutschland. ISBN 978-3-662-50304-1. Springer Spektrum, Berlin. pp. 245-267. www.springer.com/de/book/9783662503041   
  3. Jaeger, J.A.G., Soukup, T., Schwick, C., Madrinan, L.F., Kienast, F. (2016): Landscape Fragmentation in Europe. In: Feranec, J., Soukup, T., Hazeu, G., Jaffrain, G. (eds.): European Landscape Dynamics: CORINE Land Cover Data. CRC Press / Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN 9781482244663. pp. 157-198. https://www.crcpress.com/European-Landscape-Dynamics-CORINE-Land-Cover-Data/Feranec-Soukup-Hazeu-Jaffrain/p/book/9781482244663 
  4. Jaeger, J.A.G. (2015): Improving environmental impact assessment and road planning at the landscape scale. In: R. van der Ree, C. Grilo, D. Smith (eds.): Handbook of Road Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 32-42. http://ca.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118568184.html 
  5. van der Ree, R., Jaeger, J.A.G., Rytwinski, T., van der Grift, E.A. (2015): Good science and experimentation are needed in road ecology. In: R. van der Ree, C. Grilo, D. Smith (eds.): Handbook of Road Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 71-81. http://ca.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118568184.html 
  6. van der Grift, E.A., van der Ree, R., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2015): Guidelines for evaluating the effectiveness of road mitigation measures. In: R. van der Ree, C. Grilo, D. Smith (eds.): Handbook of Road Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 129-137. http://ca.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118568184.html  
  7. Marsh, D.M., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2015): Chapter 3. Direct effects of roads on small animal populations. In: K.M. Andrews, P. Nanjappa, S.P.D. Riley (eds.): Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/roads-and-ecological-infrastructure    
  8. Beierkuhnlein, C., Jentsch, A., Jaeger, J.A.G., Ellwanger, G. (2014): Nature conservation in times of climate change: Consequences and challenges (in German; Naturschutz in Zeiten des Klimawandels: Konsequenzen und Herausforderungen). In: C. Beierkuhnlein, A. Jentsch, B. Reineking, H. Schlumprecht, G., Ellwanger (Hrsg.): Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf Fauna, Flora und Lebensräume sowie Anpassungsstrategien des Naturschutzes. Buchreihe "Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt" Band 137, Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn, LV Druck im Landwirtschaftsverlag, Münster, pp. 417-432.  
  9. Schwick, C., Kienast, F., Jaeger, J. (2013): Consideration of landscape fragmentation and urban sprawl in the Swiss Landscape Observation system (in German; Zerschneidung und Zersiedelung im Rahmen der Landschaftsbeobachtung Schweiz). In: G. Meinel, U. Schumacher, M. Behnisch (Hrsg.): Flächennutzungsmonitoring V: Methodik - Analyseergebnisse - Flächenmanagement. IOER-Schriften Band 61. Rhombus-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 63-70. Link   
  10. Jaeger, J.A.G. (2012): "Road Ecology". Invited contribution to the Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 5: Ecosystem Management and Sustainability. Berkshire Publishing Group, Great Barrington, MA, pp. 344-350. pdf
  11. Jaeger, J., Scheringer, M. (2011): Tasks of environmental research (in German; Aufgaben der Umweltforschung). In: W. Schröder, O. Fränzle, F. Müller (Eds.) (1997 ff.): Handbuch der Umweltwissenschaften: Grundlagen und Anwendungen der Ökosystemforschung. Kap. II-1.1, 20th fascicle 3/11. Wiley-VCH, 17 pp. pdf
  12. Jaeger, J., and R. Bertiller (2006): Objectives and limits of measures of landscape structure – the example of urban sprawl (in German; Aufgaben und Grenzen von Messgrößen für die Landschaftsstruktur – das Beispiel Zersiedelung). – In: M. Bürgi, T. Coch, K. M. Tanner (Eds.): Landschaftsqualitäten. Haupt Verlag, Bern, pp. 159–184. pdf
  13. Jaeger, J. (2004): VII-12 Fragmentation of landscapes due to transportation infrastructure and urban development (in German; VII-12 Zerschneidung der Landschaft durch Verkehrswege und Siedlungsgebiete). – In: Konold, W., R. Böcker, U. Hampicke (Eds.) (1999ff.): Handbuch Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege. 14th fascicle 12/2004. Ecomed-Verlag, Landsberg, Germany. 36 pp. [handbook article] pdf (1.7 MB)
  14. Jaeger, J. (2003): II-5.3 Landscape fragmentation (in German; II-5.3 Landschaftszerschneidung). - In: Konold, W., R. Böcker, U. Hampicke (Eds.) (1999ff.): Handbuch Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege. 11th fascicle 11/2003. Ecomed-Verlag, Landsberg, Germany. 30 pp. [handbook article] pdf (2.7 MB)
  15. Jaeger, J. (2001): Quantification of landscape fragmentation including functional spatial interrelations (in German; Ansätze zur Quantifizierung der Landschaftszerschneidung und die Einbeziehung räumlich-funktionaler Zusammenhänge). – In: Jopp, F., and G. Weigmann (Eds.): Rolle und Bedeutung von Modellen für den ökologischen Erkenntnisprozeß. Beiträge zu einer Tagung des Arbeitskreises "Theorie" in der Gesellschaft für Ökologie vom 1.–3. März 2000. Peter Lang, Frankfurt/Main, pp. 115-126. pdf
  16. Jaeger, J. (2000): On the distinction between different kinds of incertitude in the assessment of landscape impacts (in German; Zur Unterscheidung zwischen verschiedenen Arten von Unsicherheit bei der Bewertung von Landschaftseingriffen). – In: Jax, K. (Hrsg.): Funktionsbegriff und Unsicherheit in der Ökologie. Beiträge zu einer Tagung des Arbeitskreises "Theorie" in der Gesellschaft für Ökologie vom 10.–12. März 1999. Peter Lang, Frankfurt/Main, pp. 115-137. pdf
  17. Jaeger, J. (2000): From "ecological risks" to "environmental threats": some critical remarks on the effect-oriented concept of risk (in German; Vom "ökologischen Risiko" zur "Umweltgefährdung": Einige kritische Gedanken zum wirkungsorientierten Risikobegriff). – In: Breckling, B., and F. Müller (Eds.): Der ökologische Risikobegriff. Beiträge zu einer Tagung des Arbeitskreises "Theorie" in der Gesellschaft für Ökologie vom 4.–6. März 1998. Peter Lang, Frankfurt/Main, pp. 203–216.
  18. Müller, D., Perrochet, S., Faist, M., and J. Jaeger (1998): Nutriment and recreation in a disappearing countryside (in German; Ernähren und Erholen mit knapper werdender Landschaft). – In: Baccini, P., and F. Oswald (Eds.): Netzstadt: Transdisziplinäre Methoden zum Umbau urbaner Systeme. – Vdf Hochschulverlag an der ETH Zürich, Zürich 1998: 28–59.

Books and reports

  1. Schwick, C., Jaeger, J., Hersperger, A., Cathomas, G., Muggli, R. (2018): Measuring and limiting urban sprawl - measures and targets for Switzerland, its cantons, and its municipalities (in German: Zersiedelung messen und begrenzen - Massnahmen und Zielvorgaben für die Schweiz, ihre Kantone und Gemeinden). Zürich, Bristol-Stiftung; Bern, Haupt-Verlag (can be ordered here).    
  2. Hennig, E.I., Soukup, T., Orlitova, E., Schwick, C., Kienast, F., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2016): Urban sprawl in Europe. Joint EEA-FOEN report. EEA Report No 11/2016. Published by the European Environment Agency and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment. ISSN 1777-8449, ISBN 978-92-9213-738-0, doi: 10.2800/143470. Luxembourg, Publications Office of the European Union. 135 pp. ( Annexes 1-5: Urban sprawl in Europe. Joint EEA-FOEN report. 141 pp.). PDF online: http://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/urban-sprawl-in-europe, presented in the EEA Highlights here and in the News of Concordia University here
  3. Roch, L., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2012): Monitoring an Ecosystem at Risk: Fragmentation of Grasslands in the Canadian Prairies. Pilot project: Final Report for Environment Canada. Concordia University, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, Montreal. 184 pp.
  4. Jaeger, J.A.G., Soukup, T., Madrinan, L.F., Schwick, C., Kienast, F. (2011): Landscape fragmentation in Europe. Joint EEA-FOEN report. EEA Report No 2/2011. Published by the European Environment Agency and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment. ISSN 1725-9177, ISBN 978-92-9213-215-6, doi:10.2800/78322. Luxembourg, Publications Office of the European Union. 87 pp. Available in printed form and as PDF online: http://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/landscape-fragmentation-in-europe/, presented in Concordia News here (because we received an award for it).
  5. Schwick, C., Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Kienast, F. (2010): Urban Sprawl in Switzerland - unstoppable? Quantitative Analysis 1935 to 2002 and Implications for Regional Planning. (in German: Quantitative Analyse 1935 bis 2002 und Folgerungen für die Raumplanung.) Bristol Publication Series, vol. 26. ISBN 978-3-258-07630-0. Haupt, Berne / Stuttgart / Vienna. 114 pp. and 4 maps. English abstract of the book (600 kB) - Inhalt-Vorwort-Zusammenfassung (600 kB) - Bestellformular / Onlinebestellung (Link zum Haupt-Verlag)
    English and French translations of the book are available (Schwick et al. 2012).
    --> Korrekturen zu S. 31 und 104 (pdf)
    (a.) Review of the book by H. Leser, Basel (in German, in: Die Erde 143/1-2) pdf
    (b.) Review of the book by O. Wildi, WSL (in German) pdf
    (c.) Review of the book by P. Schneeberger, NZZ (in German) pdf
  6. Gauthier, P., Jaeger, J., Prince, J. (editors) (2009): Montréal at the Crossroads: Superhighways, the Turcot and the Environment. Black Rose Books, Montreal / New York / London, ISBN 978-1-55164-342-7, 192 pp. Bookcover (2.5 MB)
    (a.) Introduction: Montréal à la croisée des chemins; and: Introduction: Montreal at the Crossroads. pdf
    (b.) Chapter 2: A transit-oriented Vision for the Turcot Interchange: Making Highway Reconstruction Compatible with Sustainability (by P. Brisset & J. Moorman). pdf (1.5 MB)
    (c.) Chapter 7: Policy Analysis for the Turcot Interchange Reconstruction (by E. Ghamoushi-Ramandi, J. Moorman, E. Brown & M. von Rudloff). pdf
    (d.) Afterword; and: Postface. pdf
  7. Bertiller, R., Schwick, C., Jaeger, J. (2007): Degree of Landscape fragmentation in Switzerland: Quantitative analysis 1885-2002 and implications for traffic planning and regional planning (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung Schweiz: Zerschneidungsanalyse 1885-2002 und Folgerungen für die Verkehrs- und Raumplanung). ASTRA report, Swiss Federal Roads Authority, Bern, 229 pp.
  8. Jaeger, J. (2002): Landscape fragmentation. A transdisciplinary study according to the concept of environmental threat (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung. Eine transdisziplinäre Studie gemäß dem Konzept der Umweltgefährdung). Verlag Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart. 447 pp.
  9. Esswein, H., Jaeger, J., Schwarz-von Raumer, H.-G., and M. Müller (2002): Landscape fragmentation in Baden-Württemberg: quantitative analysis of the current state and of the development over the last 70 years using the method of effective mesh size (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung in Baden-Württemberg. Zerschneidungsanalyse zur aktuellen Situation und zur Entwicklung der letzten 70 Jahre mit der effektiven Maschenweite). - Technical report No. 214, Center of Technology Assessment in Baden-Württemberg. ISBN 3-934629-12-1 / ISSN 0945-9553. Stuttgart. 124 pp.

Research articles in non-reviewed journals and conference proceedings

  1. Jaeger, J.A.G. (2017): Improving EIA for roads at the landscape-scale. Proceedings of the IAIA 2017 Conference in Montreal, 4-7 April, 2017. International Association for Impact Assessment. PDF online: http://conferences.iaia.org/2017/proceedings.php
  2. Jaeger, J., Schwick, C., Hennig, E.I., Orlitova, E., Soukup, T., Nazarnia, N., Kienast, F. (2015): Urban sprawl: Landscape ecology, social, and functional perspectives (in German, Zersiedelung aus landschaftsoekologischer, sozialer und siedlungstechnischer Sicht) – Forum für Wissen, WSL Berichte Heft 33, Birmendorf, Switzerland, pp. 15-25. PDF: http://www.wsl.ch/dienstleistungen/publikationen/pdf/15122.pdf
  3. Soukup, T., Orlitova, E., Kopecky, M., Jaeger, J., Schwick, C., Hennig, E.I., Kienast, F. (2015): Application of a new GIS tool for urban sprawl in Europe. – Forum für Wissen, WSL Berichte Heft 33, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, pp. 57-64. PDF: http://www.wsl.ch/dienstleistungen/publikationen/pdf/15127.pdf
  4. Jaeger, J.A.G., Soukup, T., Schwick C., Hennig, E.I., Orlitova, E., Kienast, F. (2015): Zersiedelung in Europa: Ländervergleich und treibende Kräfte. In: Meinel, G., Schumacher, U., Behnisch, M., Krüger, T. (Hrsg.): Flächennutzungsmonitoring VII: Boden – Flächenmanagement – Analysen und Szenarien. IOER-Schriften Band 67. Rhombos-Verlag, Berin, pp. 267-277. PDF  
  5. Schwick, C., Jaeger, J., Hersperger, A., Kienast, F. (2013): Strongly accelerated increase in urban sprawl in Switzerland (in German; Stark beschleunigte Zunahme der Zersiedelung in der Schweiz) - Geomatik Schweiz 111(2): 48-53. Link   
  6. Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C., Kienast, F. (2007): Urban sprawl in Switzerland still increasing: How could a trend reversal be achieved? (in German; Weiterhin steigende Zersiedelung der Schweiz: Wie lässt sich eine Trendwende erreichen?) – Geomatik Schweiz 105(3): 114-117. pdf
  7. Jaeger, J.A.G. (2007): Effects of the configuration of road networks on landscape connectivity. - In: C.L. Irwin, D. Nelson, K.P. McDermott (eds.): Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation (ICOET). Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, pp. 267-280. Link  
  8. Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C. (2007): Progressing dissection and sprawling of the landscapes in Switzerland – inexorable? (in German; Fortschreitende Zerschneidung und Zersiedelung der Landschaften in der Schweiz – unaufhaltsam?) – In: Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften SAGW (Ed.): Wohnen in der Metropole Schweiz. Lässt sich Urbanisierung planen? Eigenverlag, ISBN 978-3-907835-56-2, Bern, pp. 73-88. pdf
  9. Jaeger, J.A.G., Fahrig, L., Ewald, K. (2006): Does the configuration of road networks influence the degree to which roads affect wildlife populations? - In: C.L. Irwin, P. Garrett, K.P. McDermott (eds.): Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation (ICOET). Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, pp. 151-163. Link   
  10. Jaeger, J.A.G., Fahrig, L., Haber, W. (2006): Reducing habitat fragmentation by roads: a comparison of measures and scales. Summary of the Organized Oral Session at the INTECOL/ESA 2005 Joint Meeting in Montreal in August 2005. - In: C.L. Irwin, P. Garrett, K.P. McDermott (eds.): Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation (ICOET). Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, pp. 13-17. Link 
  11. Jaeger, J., Esswein, H., and H.-G. Schwarz-von Raumer (2006): Landscape fragmentation in Baden-Württemberg: Update indicates further strong increase of fragmentation. (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung in Baden-Württemberg: Fortschreibung zeigt weitere starke Zunahme der Zerschneidung an). – In: Zerschnitten, zerstückelt – oder vernetzt? Landschaftszerschneidung contra Lebensraumverbund. – Bad Boller Skripte 3/2006, pp. 17-48.
  12. Jaeger, J.A.G., and L. Fahrig (2004): Under what conditions do fences reduce the effects of transportation infrastructure on population persistence? – In: IENE Conference 2003 Proceedings. Published by: Infra Eco Network Europe (IENE), Brussels, Belgium, eds.: E. Turcott and H.G.J. Bekker, 19 pp. (CD can be ordered from: IENE, p/a Institute of Nature Conservation, Kliniekstraat 25, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium, http://www.iene.info, info@iene.info).
  13. Esswein, H., Jaeger, J., and H.-G. Schwarz-von Raumer (2004): Landscape fragmentation in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, and Hesse – a comparison of three states in Germany (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung in Baden-Württemberg, Bayern und Hessen – Ein Ländervergleich). – In: Geografische Informationssysteme im Naturschutz und in der Planung. Tagungsdokumentation. Hrsg. v. d. Akademie für Natur- und Umweltschutz Baden-Württemberg beim Ministerium für Umwelt und Verkehr, pp. 49-70.
  14. Schwarz-von Raumer, H.-G., Esswein, H., and J. Jaeger (2004): GIS-based analyses on landscape fragmentation by transportation networks – The case of Baden-Württemberg. – In: Networks for Mobility: 2nd International Symposium, Sep. 29-Oct 1, 2004, Stuttgart, proceedings. Published by: Centre of Transportation Research University of Stuttgart, Fovus, 7 pp.
  15. Jaeger, J.A.G. (2004): Effect of roads on landscape connectivity as an assessment criterion for assessments of landscape intrusions (in German; Einfluss von Straßen auf den Landschaftswiderstand (»landscape connectivity«) als Bewertungskriterium für die Eingriffsbewertung). – Nova Acta Leopoldina Supplementum Nr. 19: 98-102.
  16. Esswein, H., Jaeger, J., Schwarz-von Raumer, H.-G., and M. Müller (2003): Landscape fragmentation in Baden-Württemberg: increasing trend. A state-wide quantitative investigation for the period of 1930 to 1998 (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung in Baden-Württemberg: Tendenz steigend. Eine landesweite quantitative Untersuchung für den Zeitraum 1930 bis 1998). – In: Akademie für Natur- und Umweltschutz beim Ministerium für Umwelt und Verkehr Baden-Württemberg und Stiftung Naturschutzfonds (Ed.): Flächensparende Siedlungsentwicklung – Wie können Kommunen den Naturraumverbrauch verringern? – Beitr. d. Akad. f. Natur- u. Umweltschutz beim Min. f. Umw. u. Verk. B.-Württemb., Bd. 31. Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, pp. 41-85.
  17. Esswein, H., Jaeger, J., and H.-G. Schwarz-von Raumer (2003): Using the degree of landscape fragmentation as environmental indicator: number of large un-dissected low-traffic areas (UZR) or effective mesh size (meff)? (in German; Der Grad der Landschaftszerschneidung als Indikator im Naturschutz: unzerschnittene verkehrsarme Räume, UZR, oder effektive Maschenweite, meff?). – In: Naturschutz-Indikatoren/Neue Wege im Vogelschutz. - NNA-Berichte 16(2): 53-68. pdf
  18. Jaeger, J.A.G., and L. Fahrig (2002): Modeling the effects of road network patterns on population persistence: relative importance of traffic mortality and 'fence effect'. – In: 2001 Proceedings of the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation (ICOET). Published by: The Center for Transportation and the Environment at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC (G. Evink et al.), pp. 298-312.
  19. Schwarz-von Raumer, H.-G., Esswein, H., and J. Jaeger (2002): Landscape fragmentation - new insights for regional development planning through an improved GIS-based temporally and spatially explicit indication system (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung - neue Erkenntnisse für die Landesentwicklung durch eine GIS-gestützte verbesserte raum-zeitliche Indikatorik). – In: J. Strobl, T. Blaschke, and G. Griesebner (Eds.): Angewandte Geographische Informationsverarbeitung XIV. Beiträge zum AGIT-Symposium Salzburg 2002. Wichmann, Heidelberg, pp. 507-512.
  20. Jaeger, J. (2001): Curtailing landscape fragmentation by applying limiting standards or reference standards (in German; Beschränkung der Landschaftszerschneidung durch die Einführung von Grenz- oder Richtwerten). – Natur und Landschaft 76(1): 26-34. pdf (2.6 MB)

Short communications

  1. Jaeger, J., Scheringer, M. (2018): Weshalb ist die Beteiligung von Akteuren nicht konstitutiv für transdisziplinäre Forschung? (Why is stakeholder involvement not essential to transdisciplinary research?) Reaktion auf J. Mittelstrass (2018) und W. Krohn et al. (2017) in GAIA 27(2) and 26(4) - GAIA: Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 27(4): 345-347. pdf
  2. Behnisch, M., Jaeger, J.A.G., Krüger, T. (2018): Welche Vorteile bietet die Quantifizierung der Zersiedelung? (What are the advantages of quantifying urban sprawl?) – Nachrichten der Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung ARL 48: 25-30. PDF at https://shop.arl-net.de/nachrichten-arl-1-2018.html 
  3. Jaeger, J.A.G., Nazarnia, N. (2016): Social and ecological impacts of the exponential increase of urban sprawl in Montreal. - Canada Communicable Disease Report 42(10): 207-208. pdf  Also in French: Répercussions sociales et écologiques de la croissance exponentielle de l'étalement urbain à Montréal. - Relevé des maladies transmissibles au Canada 42(10): 231-232. pdf 
  4. Jaeger, J., Walz, U. (2016): Editorial: Fracking and urban sprawl: In what sorts of landscapes do we want to live? (in German: Editorial: Fracking und Zersiedelung: In welchen Landschaften wollen wir leben?) - GAIA: Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 25(1): 73. pdf  
  5. Scheringer, M., Jaeger, J. (2015): Courage for holism: How is it possible to understand nature without dominating nature? On the passing of Hans Primas, 1928-2014. (in German: Mut zur Ganzheit: Wie ist Naturverständnis möglich ohne Naturbeherrschung? Zum Tode von Hans Primas, 1928 bis 2014) - GAIA: Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 24(1): 7. pdf  
  6. Jaeger, J. (2012): 40 Years of The Limits to Growth. Time for Post-Growth Society. Editorial for the special issue about 40 years of "Limits to Growth". (in German: 40 Jahre "Die Grenzen des Wachstums". Wann kommt die Wende zur Postwachstumsgesellschaft?) - GAIA: Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 21(2): 81. pdf
  7. Jaeger, J., Scheringer, M. (2009): From defining concepts of non-knowledge to applying the precautionary principle. A critique of the main article by P. Wehling: Non-knowledge – definitions, distinctions, evaluations (in German). – Erwägen Wissen Ethik (= Deliberation Knowledge Ethics) 20(1): 129-132 (invited critique of a paper by P. Wehling). pdf(1.4 MB)
  8. Jaeger, J., Pluess, A., Klank, C., Ghazoul, J. (2007): Herausforderungen für Forstwirtschaft und forstliche Forschung. (Challenges for forestry and forest-related research.) - Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen (SZF) 158(10): 332-334.
  9. Ghazoul, J., Jaeger, J. (2007): Risk reduction rather than yield provision. EFI News 1/200 (EFI = European Forest Institute, Joensuu, Finland): 6.
  10. Jaeger, J., Scheringer, M. (2007): Action-relatedness of environmental science desirable but not relevant? Comment on T. Smieszek, 2006. Uncertainty, value attitudes, and obstacles to action (in German; Handlungsbezug der Umweltforschung wünschenswert, aber nicht relevant? Reaktion auf T. Smieszek. 2006. Unsicherheit, Werthaltungen und Handlungsblockaden) from GAIA 15/4. – GAIA 16(2): 90.
  11. Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C. (2006): An environmental indicator of landscape fragmentation in Switzerland: Time series for the monitoring system of sustainable development MONET (in German; Umweltindikator Landschaftszerschneidung in der Schweiz: Zeitreihen zum Monitoring der Nachhaltigen Entwicklung, MONET). – Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 38(10-11): 347-350.
  12. Schwarz-von Raumer, H.-G., Esswein, H., Jaeger, J. (2006): Landscape fragmentation and habitats: using the effective mesh size for the delineation of corridors (in German; Landschaftszerschneidung und Lebensräume: die effektive Maschenweite als Grundlage zur Abgrenzung von Korridoren). – Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 38(10): 351-353.

Publications for the general public

  1. Andrasi, B., Hockings, K., Jaeger, J.A.G., Heinicke, S. (2022): Critically endangered Western Chimpanzees affected by roads up to 17.2 km away. Edited by L. Warungi and R. van der Ree. TransportEcology.info, accessible at: https://transportecology.info/research/chimpanzee-roadeffectzone

  2. Brunen, B., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2021): What attributes are relevant for water culverts to serve as efficient road crossing structures for mammals? Edited by Clevenger, A. TransportEcology.info, Accessible at https://transportecology.info/research/attributes-for-water-culverts-as-crossing-structures
  3. Cerqueira, R., Jaeger, J.A.G., Gonçalves da Silva, L. (2021): Potential movement corridors and areas of high predicted road mortality are in different locations for wild cats in Brazil. Edited by F. Teixeira. TransportEcology.info, accessible at: https://transportecology.info/research/potential-corridors-wild-cats-brazil
  4. Jaeger, J.A.G., (2021): Effects of road fencing on population persistence: Under what conditions will fences be beneficial? Edited by M. Gadd and R. van der Ree. TransportEcology.info, Accessible at: https://transportecology.info/research/road-fencing-population-persistence
  5. Spanowicz, A.G., Teixeira, F.Z., Jaeger, J.A.G. (2021): Roadkill-hotspot analysis can help save wildlife from getting killed on roads by prioritizing road sections for fencing. Edited by Cooke, S. TransportEcology.info, Accessed at https://transportecology.info/research/roadkill-hotspot-analysis-can-help-save-wildlife
  6. Spanowicz, A.G., Jaeger, J.A.G., Teixeira, F.Z. (2020): How to prioritize road sections for fencing to reduce animal mortality. Current Conservation 14.4: 23-25. (PDF: https://www.currentconservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/WEB-14.4-3RD-FEB.pdf) 
  7. Jaeger, J.A.G., Spanowicz, A.G., Teixeira, F.Z. (2020): Wildlife can be saved from becoming roadkill with a new tool that finds the best locations for fences. The Conversation, November 8, 2020, https://theconversation.com/wildlife-can-be-saved-from-becoming-roadkill-with-a-new-tool-that-finds-the-best-locations-for-fences-147153  -- Also in French: Des millions d’animaux se font tuer sur les routes. Voici comment stopper l’hécatombe. La Conversation, 13 novembre, https://theconversation.com/des-millions-danimaux-se-font-tuer-sur-les-routes-voici-comment-stopper-lhecatombe-149617 
  8. Jaeger, J.A.G., Spanowicz, A.G., Bowman, J., Clevenger, A.P. (2019): Efficacité des passages fauniques pour les petits et moyens mammifères. – Progrès forestier : Le magazine du milieu forestier 229 (été 2019): 20-24. - Also available in English: Effectiveness of wildlife passages for small and medium-sized mammals.  
  9. Jaeger, J.A.G., Nazarnia, N. (2018): La croissance exponentielle de l'étalement urbain à Montréal requiert des actions vigoureuses. - Revue québécoise d'urbanisme 38(2): 19-21.  
  10. Jaeger, J., Walz, U. (2015): Die verfrackte Landschaft (in German; Fracked landscapes). - DIE ZEIT ONLINE of April 22nd 2015 (most respected weekly newspaper in Germany). Online here.
  11. Walz, U., Jaeger, J. (2015): Fracking - Gefahr für die Landschaft. (in German; Fracking - danger for landscapes).  News of the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, April 27th 2015 (network of scientific research institutes in Germany).  Online here.     
  12. Schwick, C., Jaeger, J.A.G., Kienast, F. (2011): Mesurer et éviter l'étalement urbain.  Notice pour le praticien 47. Institut fédéral de recherches WSL, Birmensdorf, Suisse. 12 pp. pdf-francais pdf-deutsch
  13. Schwick, C., Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Kienast, F. (2010): Urban Sprawl in Switzerland  unstoppable? Quantitative Analysis 1935 to 2002 and Implications for Regional Planning. (in German: Quantitative Analyse 1935 bis 2002 und Folgerungen für die Raumplanung.) Bristol Publication Series, vol. 26. ISBN 978-3-258-07630-0. Haupt, Berne / Stuttgart / Vienna. 114 pp. and 4 maps. English abstract of the book (600 kB) - Inhalt-Vorwort-Zusammenfassung (600 kB) - Bestellformular / Onlinebestellung (Link zum Haupt-Verlag)
    English and French translations of the book are available (Schwick et al. 2012).
    --> Korrekturen zu S. 31 und 104 (pdf)
    (a.) Review of the book by H. Leser, Basel (in German, in: Die Erde 143/1-2) pdf 
    (b.) 
    Review of the book by O. Wildi, WSL (in German) pdf
    (c.) Review of the book by P. Schneeberger, NZZ (in German) pdf
  14. Gauthier, P., Jaeger, J., Prince, J. (editors) (2009): Montréal at the Crossroads: Superhighways, the Turcot and the Environment. Black Rose Books, Montreal / New York / London, ISBN 978-1-55164-342-7, 192 pp. Bookcover (2.5 MB)
    (a.) Introduction: Montréal à la croisée des chemins; and: Introduction: Montreal at the Crossroads. pdf
    (b.) Chapter 2: A transit-oriented Vision for the Turcot Interchange: Making Highway Reconstruction Compatible with Sustainability (by P. Brisset & J. Moorman). pdf (1.5 MB)
    (c.) Chapter 7: Policy Analysis for the Turcot Interchange Reconstruction (by E. Ghamoushi-Ramandi, J. Moorman, E. Brown & M. von Rudloff). pdf
    (d.) Afterword; and: Postface. pdf
  15. Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C. (2007): Degree of landscape fragmentation in Switzerland: Quantitative analysis 1885-2002 and implications for traffic planning and regional planning. / Morcellement du paysage en Suisse: Analyse du morcellement 1885-2002 et implications pour la planification du trafic et l'aménagement du territorire. / Landschaftszerschneidung Schweiz: Zerschneidungsanalyse 1885-2002 und Folgerungen für die Verkehrs- und Raumplanung. Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 36 pp. Order numbers: 866-0200 (German pdf (1.6 MB)), 868-0200 (English pdf (1.6 MB)), 867-0200 (French pdf (1.6 MB)).
  16. Bertiller, R., Jaeger, J., Schwick, C., Lienhard, A. (2007): Zürcher Landschaften sind stark zerschnitten - Tendenz weiter steigend. - Zürcher UmweltPraxis (ZUP) Nr. 50: 35-40. pdf
  17. Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C., Kienast, F., Bachmann, P. (2007): Urban sprawling of landscapes (in German; Die Zersiedelung der Landschaft). – GeoAgenda 14(2): 4-8.
  18. Jaeger, J., Bertiller, R., Schwick, C., Kienast, F. (2007): How can urban sprawling of landscapes be contained? (in German; Wie lässt sich die Zersiedelung der Landschaft eindämmen?) – Newsletter NFP 54: Nachhaltige Siedlungs- und Infrastrukturentwicklung. Ausgabe 1 (Februar 2007): 3-4.
  19. Jaeger, J. (2006): First update demonstrates: Landscape fragmentation in Baden-Württemberg continued to increase strongly (in German; Erste Fortschreibung zeigt: Landschaftszerschneidung in Baden-Württemberg weiter stark angestiegen). – ÖKOJAGD–Magazin des Ökologischen Jagdverbandes. Issue August 2006: 19-21.
  20. Kranz, B., Jaeger, J., and H. Esswein (2002): Dissection of landscapes in Baden-Württemberg. Revised edition including time series 1930-1998 (in German; Flächenzerschneidung in Baden-Württemberg. Neuauflage mit Zeitreihen 1930-1998). Center for Technology Assessment in Baden-Württemberg. Stuttgart, 20 pp., including a map. pdf (2.5 MB)

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