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Christian D. León

Research Associate
Research Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies


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70174 Stuttgart


Integrated water management

Scenario development

Stakeholder participation

Selected Publications:

Schütze, Manfred/Seidel, Jochen/Chamorro, Alejandro/León, Christian 2018: Integrated modelling of a megacity water system – The application of a transdisciplinary approach to the Lima metropolitan area. In: Journal of Hydrology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.03.045 (Link:

Teutsch, Claudia/Bárdossy, Andras/Seidel, Jochen/Huggel, Christian/León, Christian/Motschmann, Alina/Drenkhan, Fabian 2018: Integrated Water Resources Modeling in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Symposium Umweltrisiken in der Wasserforschung - Inter- und transdisziplinäre Bewertungen und Perspektiven. Karlsruhe, 15.-16.01.2018

León, Christian 2015: Scenario Planning for Sustainable Water Management. In: Schütze, Manfred (Hrsg.): LiWa Transferability Manual - How can LiWa be applied to other regions of the world? Project LiWa - Lima Water. Ifak e.V. Magdeburg, 14-19

Kosow, Hannah/León, Christian 2014: Die Szenariotechnik als Methode der Experten- und Stakeholdereinbindung. Am Beispiel der Wasserszenarien Lima 2040. In: Niederberger, Marlen/Wassermann, Sandra (Hrsg.): Methoden der Experten- und Stakeholdereinbindung in der sozialwissenschaftlichen Forschung. Springer Verlag, 217-242

Schütze, Manfred/León, Christian 2013: Gestión del agua y aguas residuales en megaciudades ¿Cómo puede una ciudad prepararse para el futuro? Un proyecto en Lima/Perú. In: Revista Ambiental 08/2013, 6-11

León, Christian/Kosow, Hannah/Schütze, Manfred 2013: Metodología combinada de análisis de escenarios y simulación del sistema de agua y aguas residuales de Lima y Callao. II Encuentro de Investigadores Ambientales. Arequipa (Peru), 03.07.2013

Kosow, Hannah/León, Christian/Schütze, Manfred 2013: Escenarios para el futuro - Lima y Callao 2040. Escenarios CIB, storylines & simulación LiWatool. In:, zugegriffen am 16.04.18

León, Christian 2012: Escenarios futuros Lima 2040. X Congreso de Prospectiva y Estudios del Futuro PROSPECTA PERU 2012. Chiclayo (Peru), 15.-16.11.2012

Schütze, Manfred/Robleto, Gloria/León, Christian/Alex, Jens/Rodriguez, Ivan 2011: Sustainable Planning and Management of complex urban water systems based on Macro-modelling, Simulation and Stakeholder participation - The case of the megacity of Lima. Watermatex 8th IWA Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessment. San Sebastian (Spain), 21.-23.06.2011

Schütze, Manfred/Robleto, Gloria/León, Christian/Rodriguez, Ivan 2011: Modelling and scenario building of urban water and wastewater systems addressing water shortage in Lima. 12th International Conference on Urban Drainage. Porto Alegre (Brazil), 11.-16.09.2011

Schütze, Manfred/Robleto, Gloria/León, Christian 2009: Sustainable water management in the emerging megacity of Lima – Based on macro-modelling and participation. 5th Urban Research Forum of the World Bank “Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda”. Marseille (France), 28.-30.06.2009

Christian D. León studied Agricultural Sciences with a focus on economics and society at the University of Hohenheim. After his higher education, he worked at the Center of Technology Assessment in Baden-Wuerttemberg and led various projects there, on the topic of Sustainable Development. From 2002 to 2008, he was head of office at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Council for Sustainable Development (NBBW). Since 1 June 2008 he has been a scientific research associate at ZIRN (since 2012: ZIRIUS) where he leads research projects within the key topics of Integrated Water Management, Scenario Development and Stakeholder Participation.

Christian D. León studied agricultural sciences with a focus on economics and social sciences at the University of Hohenheim. After his studies, he was a research associate at the Academy for Technology Assessment in Baden-Württemberg, where he led various projects in the field of sustainable development. From 2002 to 2008 he was head of the office of the Sustainability Advisory Council of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg (NBBW). Since 1.6.2008 he is a research associate at ZIRN (since 2012: ZIRIUS) and leads research projects on integrated water management, scenario development and stakeholder participation.

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