Christian Rixen was born in Germany in 1969. He received his Masters degree in biology in Kiel, Germany, in 1998, and his PhD in Biology in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2001. He was a Postdoctoral fellow with the Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, in 2003. Since 2004 he worked with the Institute for Forest, Snow, and Landscape Research WSL, Switzerland. Presently, he is head of research team ‘Alpine Ecosystems’ at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Davos. His research interests are in alpine plant ecology. Web: http://www.slf.ch/ueber/mitarbeiter/homepages/rixen/index_EN. Full publication list: http://www.slf.ch/ueber/mitarbeiter/homepages/rixen/Publications_EN.
Biography Updated on 24 October 2010