Stéphanie Horion

Stéphanie Horion

Associate Professor

Stephanie Horion is associate professor at the Dept. of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management (KU, Denmark), and recipient of the Villum Young Investigator 2021 (DRYTIP - Drought induced tipping point in ecosystem functioning, She is also PI on the newly founded Global Wetland Center (Novo Nordisk Challenge Programme 2023).
Her research focuses on Earth Observation of terrestrial ecosystems, global environmental change, tipping points and climate extremes.
Between 2009 and 2012, she worked at Joint Research Center of the European Commission (JRC, Ispra), where she contributed to the development of the European and Global Drought Observatories.
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Selected publications

  1. Published

    Mapping European ecosystem change types in response to land-use change, extreme climate events, and land degradation

    Horion, Stéphanie, Ivits, E., De Keersmaecker, W., Tagesson, Håkan Torbern, Vogt, J. & Fensholt, Rasmus, 2019, In: Land Degradation and Development. 30, 8, p. 951-963 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Revealing turning points in ecosystem functioning over the Northern Eurasian agricultural frontier

    Horion, Stéphanie, Prishchepov, Alexander V., Verbesselt, J., de Beurs, K., Tagesson, Håkan Torbern & Fensholt, Rasmus, 2016, In: Global Change Biology. 22, 8, p. 2801–2817

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Global-scale characterization of turning points in arid and semi-arid ecosystem functioning

    Bernardino, P. N., De Keersmaecker, W., Fensholt, Rasmus, Verbesselt, J., Somers, B. & Horion, Stéphanie, 2020, In: Global Ecology and Biogeography. 29, 7, p. 1230-1245 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Drought footprint on European ecosystems between 1999 and 2010 assessed by remotely sensed vegetation phenology and productivity

    Ivits, E., Horion, Stéphanie, Fensholt, Rasmus & Cherlet, M., 2014, In: Global Change Biology. 20, 2, p. 581–593

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Contrasting responses of woody and herbaceous vegetation to altered rainfall characteristics in the Sahel

    Verbruggen, Wim, Schurgers, Guy, Horion, Stéphanie, Ardö, J., Bernardino, P. N., Cappelaere, B., Demarty, J., Fensholt, Rasmus, Kergoat, L., Sibret, T., Tagesson, Håkan Torbern & Verbeeck, H., 7 Jan 2021, In: Biogeosciences. 18, 1, p. 77-93 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Selected activities

  1. European Geophysical Union (External organisation)

    Horion, Stéphanie (Member)

    1 Jan 202131 Dec 2080

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

  2. Land Degradation and Development (Journal)

    Horion, Stéphanie (Editor)

    2018 → …

    Activity: Peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of Research journalResearch

  3. Chair of PhD assessment committee, University of Copenhagen

    Horion, Stéphanie (Examiner)

    21 Feb 2023

    Activity: Examination typesExamination

Selected prizes

  1. EMS Tromp Award 2017

    Horion, Stéphanie (Recipient), Jul 2017

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

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