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Florian Klopfer, M.Sc.

Research Scientist


Florian Klopfer

TU Dortmund University
School of Spatial Planning
Chair of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning
Campus South, GB III, Room 3.323
August-Schmidt-Straße 10
44227 Dortmund
Phone: +49 (0)231/755-2380
E-mail: florian.klopfer(at)

Research Interests

  • Climate change in urban environments (Vulnerability and resilience)
  • Geo analyses (GIS)
  • Historical geography/ historical GIS


2007Abitur in Aalen
2008-2010Law school, Heidelberg University
2010-2013B. Sc. Geography and Medieval and Modern History, Heidelberg University
2013Bachelor thesis: „Least cost path Analysen als Werkzeug zur Rekonstruktion mittelalterlicher Straßennetze“
2013-2016M.Sc. Geography und Economics (minor), Heidelberg University and Oregon State University, Oregon, USA
2016Master thesis: „Evaluating the Potential of Active Low-Cost 3D Sensors in Shallow Water Bathymetry for Geoscientific Applications – Case Study on Microsoft‘s Kinects“

Professional experience

01/2017-07/2019Consultant (Real estate research and analysis) – iib consult GmbH, Schwetzingen
08/2019-presentTU Dortmund University, Faculty of Spatial Planning, Chair of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning, Research Scientist