Angela Beckmann-Wübbelt

Angela Beckmann-Wübbelt, M.Sc.

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Current positions

  • Member of scientific staff at the project “GrüneLunge 2.0 – Transformation towards resilient urban forests”
  • Doctoral student

Fields of work

  • Urban forests‘ ecosystem services
  • Nature-based solutions (NbS) for a resilient urban development
  • Participatory methods
  • Trade-off analyses
  • Regional focus: Germany, Ghana

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Professional background

since 2021 Scientific staff and doctoral student at ITAS
2021 Internship with the International Community of Practice for Sustainable Urban Development “Connective Cities” at the Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
2020 - 2021 Scientific assistance in the project GüneLunge at ITAS on urban forests‘ ecosystem services
2018 - 2020 Scientific assistance in the ERASMUS programme at the Geographical Institute at the University of Bonn
2018 - 2021 Master degree (M.Sc.) in “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security” at the United Nations University (UNU-EHS) and the University of Bonn
2018 Internship with the cross-sectional project “City” in the division for politics and global future issues as well as the Africa division at Misereor
2017 - 2018 International students tutor at the faculty of forest science and forest ecology at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
2017 Internship with the “Funcacion Gaia Pacha” in Cochabamba (Bolivia) on environmental education and municipal climate change adaptation
2014 - 2018 Bachelor degree (B.Sc.) “Geography” at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.
Identifying trade-offs of ecosystem services supply and societal demand: A socio-ecological study from the urban forest in Kumasi, Ghana
2024, April 16. Lunch talks at the Hixon Center for Urban Sustainability, Yale School of the Environment, New Haven, CT, USA, 16.04.2024 (2024), New Haven, CT, USA, April 16, 2024 
Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Amissah, L.; Addo-Danso, S. D.; Schmidtlein, S.; Fassnacht, F.; Grunwald, A.; Saha, S.
Exploiting the potential of nature-based solutions for resilient urban development: Insights into potentials and policy challenges in Kumasi, Ghana
2024, April 26. International Conference on Urban Affairs (2024), New York, NY, USA, April 24–27, 2024 
Krischke, J.; Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Glaser, R.; Saha, S.
Unfolding the relationship of urban tree species diversity to the subjective well-being of the popultaion - A map-based survey in the urban area of Karlsruhe (South-West Germany)
2024, May 24. 26th European Forum on Urban Forestry: Urban Forests for All (EFUF 2024), Zagreb, Croatia, May 22–24, 2024 
Saha, S.; Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Almeida, I.; Fricke, A.; Schobert, M.; Cueva, J.; Albrecht, A.; Hirsch, M.; Gangwisch, M.; Matzarakis, A.; Köhler, M.; Collet, F.; Laux, M.; Lv, H.
Combining inter-and transdisciplinary research approaches to increase the resilience of urban forests to climate change impacts in Southwest Germany
2023. 2nd World Forum on Urban Forests (2023), Washington, DC, USA, October 16–20, 2023 
Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Addo-Danso, S. D.; Schmidtlein, S.; Fassnacht, F.; Grunwald, A.; Saha, S.
Quantifying ecosystem services from urban forests and their importance in increasing social-ecological resilience in Greater Kumasi, Ghana
2023. European Forum on Urban Forestry "Urban Forests as Nature-based Solutions" (EFUF 2023), Krakow, Poland, May 23–27, 2023 
Conference Papers
Saha, S.; Matzarakis, A.; Albrecht, A.; Fricke, A.; Collet, F.; Almeida, I.; Hirsch, M.; Gangwisch, M.; Cueva-Giron, J. M.; Köhler, M.; Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Schobert, M.; Fröhlich, K.; Trenks, H.; Parodi, O.; Böddeker, H.; Kienzler, U.; Reuter, M.
Inter- and transdisciplinary research approaches to increase the resilience of urban and peri-urban forests (UPFs) to climate change impacts - lessons learned from the first phase of the “GreenLung” (“GrüneLunge”) project, Germany
2022. UFFU 2022 : International Conference Leuven : Urban Forests, Forest Urbanisms, and Global Warming: Developing Greener, Cooler and more Resilient Cities : Book of Abstracts, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) 
Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Almeida Yakouchenkova, I. M.
Urbaner Wald im Wandel
2022. technik.kontrovers "Wald im Wandel – Der Wert des Waldes und wie wir ihn für die Zukunft erhalten können" (2022), Karlsruhe, Germany, February 24, 2022 
Journal Articles
Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Fricke, A.; Sebesvari, Z.; Yakouchenkova, I. A.; Fröhlich, K.; Saha, S.
High public appreciation for the cultural ecosystem services of urban and peri‑urban forests during the COVID-19 pandemic
2021. Sustainable Cities and Society, 74, Art.-Nr.: 103240. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2021.103240
Fricke, A.; Beckmann-Wübbelt, A.; Saha, S.; Almeida, I.
Kulturelle Ökosystemdienstleistungen von Bäumen in Karlsruhe
2021. EFFEKTE im Juni: Von Digitalbauern, Mischwäldern und Nachhaltigkeit (2021), Online, June 15, 2021