Dr. Lucas Beck studied rural engineering at the Swiss Federal Inst. of Technology in Zurich Switzerland (ETHZ) where he also did his PhD at the Center for International and Comparative Studies (CIS). His experience ranges from hydrological supply-demand modeling, design of water-related infrastructure to project coordination and management. In his work, he has put a strong focus on political and societal issues of resources use, including aspects of fairness and the interplay of political / social power with access to resources.
Beck, L., Bernauer, T. (2011): How Will Combined Changes in Water Demand and
Climate Affect Water Availability in the Zambezi River Basin? Global Environmental
Change 21: 1061-1072.
Beck, L., Bernauer, T., Kalbhenn, A. (2010): Environmental, Political, and Economic
Determinants of Water Quality Monitoring in Europe. Water Resources Research 46,
W11543, DOI: 10.1029/2009WR009065.