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Matthias Meier
(Dr. sc. nat. ETH, Dipl. Environmental Sciences ETH)

Department of Socio-Economic Sciences
Ackerstrasse 113
CH-5070 Frick

Phone +41 (0)62 865-7220
Fax +41 (0)62 865-7273

Meier Matthias

Activity areas

  • Group Sustainability
  • Assessment of ecological and economic impact of farming systems
  • Sustainability and life-cycle assessments of food products

Completed projects

Training / professional career

  • Since 2010 Scientific collaborator in the Department of Socioeconomics FiBL
  • 2007 - 2010 Vice head of the MAS Integrated Risk Management, Zurich School of Applied Sciences, Winterthur
  • 2000 - 2007 Vice business director and scientific assistant at EcoStrat Ltd. (ecological technology assessment and environmental consulting), Zurich and Rangsdorf (Berlin)
  • 2000 - 2007 PhD student at the Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zurich
  • 1993 - 1999 Studies in Environmental Sciences, ETH Zurich


Publications in the Organic Eprints archive

Publications not included in the Organic Eprints archive:

  • Römbke, J., Jänsch, S., Meier, M., Hilbeck, A., Teichmann, H. & Tappeser B. (2010): General recommendations for soil ecotoxicological tests suitable for the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified plants. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 6 (2), 287-300
  • Hilbeck, A., Meier, M. & Benzler, A. (2008): Identifying indicator species for post-release monitoring of genetically modified, herbicide resistant crops. Euphytica 164 (3), 903-912
  • Hilbeck, A., Jänsch, S., Meier, M. & Römbke, J. (2008): Analysis and validation of present ecotoxicological test methods and strategies for the risk assessment of genetically modified plants. BfN-Skripten 236. Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn
  • Meier, M.S. (2007): Consequences of crop to wild plant transgene flow for biodiversity of associated organisms and implications for hybrid fitness, ETH Zürich, Diss. Uwiss.
  • Meier, M.S. & Hilbeck A. (2005): Faunistische Indikatoren für das Monitoring der Umweltwirkungen gentechnisch veränderter Organismen (GVO). Verfahren zur Beurteilung und Auswahl. Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt, Heft 29