Bálint Czúcz
Position:    Senior Research Scientist

  Telephone: +47 459 12 975
 Department:  NINA terrestrisk naturmangfold

Knowledge areas
  • Policy-oriented assessments (ecosystem accounting, ecosystem service assessments, climatic vulnerability assessments);
  • Development of indicator systems (theory-driven frameworks, operationalisation, validation, aggregation, etc.);
  • Ecological indicators and monitoring (ecosystem characteristics, condition, integrity, field surveys, data flows);
  • Participatory processes (working with stakeholders) and transdisciplinary knowledge co-creation;
  • Expertise in knowledge synthesis (systematic review, metaanalysis);
  • Expertise in a broad range of statistical techniques (model-based & design-based inference, exploratory techniques);
  • Connecting theories to practice (designing studies, surveys…)

Key qualifications
Area-frame surveys, Biodiversity, Climate change, Cumulative impacts, Design-based statistics, Ecosystem Accounting, Ecosystem condition, Ecosystem services, Farming and agriculture, Indicator development, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Nature's Contribution to People, Reference levels, Scenario analyses, Social science, Standardization

  • 2003-2006 Corvinus University, Budapest (PhD studies);
  • 1999–2003 Szent István University, Budapest (MSc in Horticultural Sciences, specialized in Botany);
  • 1994–2001 Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (MSc in Meteorology, specialized in Climatology);
  • 1999 Department of Meteorology, Uppsala University, Sweden (Erasmus Scholarship)

  • Hungarian (Mother tongue)                                                      
  • English (Main working language for >10 years)
  • French (~B2)
  • German (~B1) 
  • Italian (A2)

Worked in
Hungary, Romania, France, Belgium, Italy, Norway


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