Employees

Professors

Prof. Martin Wilmking, Ph.D. (Full Professor, Chair of Landscape Ecology)

Prof. Martin Wilmking Ph.D.

Professorship Landscape Ecology

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 1.37

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 40 95

wilmking(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Prof. Dr. Hans Joosten (leader of the working group Peatland Studies und Paleoecology)

Prof. Dr. Hans Joosten

Working group Peatland Studies and Paleoecology

Prof. em. Dr. Michael Succow

Prof. em. Dr. Michael Succow

Emeritus

Chair of Landscape Economy and Geobotany and the director of the Institut of Botany and the Botanical Garden from 1992 to 2006. Prof. Succow established Landscape Ecology in the city of Greifswald. 

In 1997 he received the Right Livelihood Award in Stockholm. With the prize money the foundation of the Michael Succow Foundation for the Protection of Nature was established.

Research associates

Alba Anadon-Rosell, Ph.D., Postdoc

Alba Anadon-Rosell, Ph.D.

Sub-project coordination for FOMOSY-KK and WETSCAPES

Soldmannstraße 15, Room 1.39

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 39

alba.anadon-rosell(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Roberto Cruz García, Ph.D. student

Roberto Cruz García, Ph.D. student

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.20

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 87

rcruzgarcia84(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Jill Harvey, Ph.D.

Jill Harvey, Ph.D.

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 1.42

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 47

harveyj(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

www.jill-harvey.com

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Karolina Janecka, DAAD fellowship holder

Karolina Janecka, DAAD fellowship holder

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.22

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 40 37

karolinaejanecka(at)gmail(dot)com

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Jelena Lange, Ph.D. student

Jelena Lange, Ph.D. student

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.20

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 87

jelena.lange(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Dr. Michael Manthey

Dr. Michael Manthey

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 1.40

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 28

manthey(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Timo Pampuch, Ph.D. student (DFG-Graduiertenkolleg RESPONSE)

Timo Pampuch, Ph.D. student

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 1.31

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 35

timo.pampuch(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Dr. Tobias Scharnweber

Dr. Tobias Scharnweber

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.29

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 88

tobias.scharnweber(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Rohan Shetti, Ph.D. student

Rohan Shetti, Ph.D. student

Soldmannst. 15, Room 2.19

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 85

rohanshetti(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Focus of research
  • Ecosystem dynamics: carbon dynamics and transfer systems
  • Dendrochronology and dendrochemistry in trees and shrubs
  • Dendrochronology and climate response
  • Aquatic ecology
Curriculum Vitae
Personal data
Name:Rohan Shetti
Nationality/Visa: Indian (with residence permit to study and work in Germany)
Birth date: 31.08.1987
Current Position: Ph.D. researcher at Greifswald University, Germany
Education and work experience
Education and Work Experience
since 2013-2018 I. Working as doctoral (Ph.D) researcher at Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Dynamics (LEED) working group, Greifswald University, Germany [Modelling climate-growth relationships using dendrochronological data from Juniper shrubs in the Arctic; R-platform]
II. Honorary post of Vice President at Tribal Mensa Nurturing Program (TMNP: www.tribalmensa.org)
2012 Completed Master Degree in Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation (LENC) MSc, Greifswald University, Germany (Grade 1.8)
2011-2012 I. Master Thesis: Studying vegetation patterns and comparing biodiversity in a state managed reserve forest and a temple managed sacred grove in Western-Ghats (Indian tropical deciduous forests). Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Konrad Ott
II. Summer school in Bolzano-Bozen “Forestry and Agriculture”
2010-2011 I. Master Degree course work Greifswald University (M.Sc)
II. Eco-Logic Restoration Services, ltd. Ocean Springs Mississippi, USA (Restoration Ecologist: Internship)
2008-2009 Environmental Educational Assistant: Field Studies Council (FSC), Juniperhall, Surrey, London (Internship)
2006-2010 Undergraduate Degree: Environmental Science Specialization: Water Chemistry and Toxicology B.Sc. (Hon). Kingston University, London
Dendrochronologia
2012 Investigating vegetation and ecosystem diversity with respect to management practices in Indian Tropical deciduous forests (Site: Western Ghats, India) [Thesis: Greifswald University, Germany]
2010 Developed a bio-indication model to detect phosphate and nitrate pollution fresh-water diatoms and algae (Site: River Mole and River Thames, London) Supervisor: Dr. Stuart Downward. [Thesis: Kingston University, U.K.]
Yoga and Neurology
2014 Towards Enlightenment: Translation of book Yogavani (Siddhayogopadesha) from Marathi / Sanskrit to English. Available at Vasudevniwas Press, Pune India
2014 A comparative study between modern discoveries of brain electrical activity linked with Yoga, Vedas, Tantra as traditional techniques of brain utilization enhancement. A case study from “Yogarahasya” written by his holiness Vasudevananada Saraswati Tembe Swami. – Pune University
Honors and Awards:
2000 Identified as a MENSAN by MENSA India for a 99+ percentile score of IQ
2010-2012 Stifterverband scholarship for postgraduate degree in Landscape Ecology and Nature conservation from Greifswald University
2013-2016 ERA.NET Treeline-Project: Euro-Russian Federation Project to study the effects of climate change on Treeline advances in Russia and circumpolar Arctic
2016-2017 DAAD-STIBET scholarship for Ph.D. students, Greifswald University
2017 Travel grant for TRACE conference in Kaliningrad: Association of Tree-ring research (ATR)
General Skillset and Analytical Expertise:
- Data Analytics using R- Platform, Dataset domains: Dendrochronological data; climatological data; environmental informatics; Geo-spatial; QGIS secondary data
- Statistical modeling using-R (Explorative analysis with Advanced Statistical modelling simulation models, projection analysis, testing for model stability)
- Designing environmental restoration projects
- Development of restoration strategies based on succession models (reference states to progression)
- Dendrochronological / Dendro-ecological analysis / Dendro-climatological analysis
- Cartographic and geo-informatics system (GIS): Arc-GIS / Arc MAP (10.4.1) and Q-GIS (platform)
- Development of post project monitoring systems (system progression analysis e.g. Lake restoration project; eradication of invasive species in forests)
- Chemical analysis of Lake and river systems (trophic analysis; geo-chemical analysis)
- Toxicological analysis using HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography)
- Trace element detection using (Flame Induction Spectrometry)
Other Activities and Interests: I have been an active practitioner of yoga and meditation for the last decade. It is something which started as a practice and eventually became a way of life. In my spare time I am a photography enthusiast and have published my work in magazines and online galleries. Most of my work is available at yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/157394/ and at www.flickr.com/photos/rohan-shetti/ , www.flickr.com/photos/rohanshetti/
Contact details:
Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/rohan-shetti-40a66756/
Research Gate: www.researchgate.net/profile/Rohan_Shetti
Email: rohanshetti@gmail.com
Phone: +491606271836
References:
Doctoral Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Wilmking, Department of Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Dynamics Greifswald University, Soldmannstraße 15, 17489 Greifswald, Germany, Email: wilmking@uni-greifswald.de
Master thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Konrad Ott, Department of Philosophy CAU Kiel, Leibnizstraße 4, R. 333, 24118 Kiel, Email: ott@philsem.uni-kiel.de
Founder Tribal Mensa Project: Dr. Narayan Desai, Executive Director, Society for Ecological Restoration-India, Prinipal Investigator, Tribal Mensa Nurturing Program, Email: nrd1675@gmail.com
Publications
Peer reviewed
2018

Anne D. Bjorkman, Isla H. Myers-Smith, Sarah C. Elmendorf, Signe Normand, Nadja Rüger, Pieter S.A. Beck, Anne Blach-Overgaard, Daan Blok, J. Hans C. Cornelissen, Bruce C. Forbes, Damien Georges, Scott J. Goetz, Kevin C. Guay, Gregory H.R. Henry, Janneke HilleRisLambers, Robert D. Hollister, Dirk N. Karger, Jens Kattge, Peter Manning, Janet S. Prevéy, Christian Rixen, Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, Haydn J.D. Thomas, Mark Vellend, Martin Wilmking, Sonja Wipf, Michele Carbognani, Luise Hermanutz, Esther Lévesque, Ulf Molau, Alessandro Petraglia, Nadejda A. Soudzilovskaia, Marko J. Spasojevic, Marcello Tomaselli, Tage Vowles, Juha M. Alatalo, Heather D. Alexander, Alba Anadon-Rosell, Sandra Angers-Blondin, Mariska te Beest, Logan Berner, Robert G. Björk, Agata Buchwal, Allan Buras, Katherine Christie, Elisabeth J. Cooper, Stefan Dullinger, Bo Elberling, Anu Eskelinen, Esther R. Frei, Oriol Grau, Paul Grogan, Martin Hallinger, Karen A. Harper, Monique M.P.D. Heijmans, James Hudson, Karl Hülber, Maitane Iturrate-Garcia, Colleen M. Iversen, Francesca Jaroszynska, Jill F. Johnstone, Rasmus Halfdan Jørgensen, Elina Kaarlejärvi, Rebecca Klady, Sara Kuleza, Aino Kulonen, Laurent J. Lamarque, Trevor Lantz, Chelsea J. Little, James D. M. Speed, Anders Michelsen, Ann Milbau, Jacob Nabe-Nielsen, Sigrid Schøler Nielsen, Josep M. Ninot, Steven F. Oberbauer, Johan Olofsson, Vladimir G. Onipchenko, Sabine B. Rumpf, Philipp Semenchuk, Rohan Shetti, Laura Siegwart Collier, Lorna E. Street, Katharine N. Suding, Ken D. Tape, Andrew Trant, Urs A. Treier, Jean-Pierre Tremblay, Maxime Tremblay, Susanna Venn, Stef Weijers, Tara Zamin, Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe, William A. Gould, David S. Hik, Annika Hofgaard, Ingibjörg S. Jónsdóttir, Janet Jorgenson, Julia Klein, Borgthor Magnusson, Craig Tweedie, Philip A. Wookey, Michael Bahn, Benjamin Blonder, Peter M. van Bodegom, Benjamin Bond-Lamberty, Giandiego Campetella, Bruno E.L. Cerabolini, F. Stuart Chapin III, William K. Cornwell, Joseph Craine, Matteo Dainese, Franciska T. de Vries, Sandra Díaz, Brian J. Enquist, Walton Green, Ruben Milla, Ülo Niinemets, Yusuke Onoda, Jenny C. Ordoñez, Wim A. Ozinga, Josep Penuelas, Hendrik Poorter, Peter Poschlod, Peter B. Reich, Brody Sandel, Brandon Schamp, Serge Sheremetev and Evan Weiher
Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome
Nature. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0563-7

Anne D. Bjorkman, Isla H. Myers-Smith, Sarah C. Elmendorf, Signe Normand, Haydn J.D. Thomas, Juha M. Alatalo, Heather Alexander, Alba Anadon-Rosell, Sandra Angers-Blondin, Yang Bai, Gaurav Baruah, Mariska te Beest, Logan Berner, Robert G. Björk, Daan Blok, Helge Bruelheide, Agata Buchwal, Allan Buras, Michele Carbognani, Katie Christie, Laura S Collier, Elisabeth J. Cooper, J. Hans C. Cornelissen, Katharine J.M. Dickinson, Stefan Dullinger, Bo Elberling, Anu Eskelinen, Bruce C. Forbes, Esther R. Frei, Maitane Iturrate Garcia, Megan K. Good, Oriol Grau, Peter Green, Michelle Greve, Paul Grogan, Sylvia Haider, Tomáš Hájek, Martin Hallinger, Konsta Happonen, Karen A. Harper, Monique M.P.D. Heijmans, Gregory H.R. Henry, Luise Hermanutz, Rebecca E. Hewitt, Robert D. Hollister, James Hudson, Karl Hülber, Colleen M. Iversen, Francesca Jaroszynska, Borja Jiménez-Alfaro, Jill Johnstone, Rasmus Halfdan Jorgensen, Elina Kaarlejärvi, Rebecca Klady, Jitka Klimešová, Annika Korsten, Sara Kuleza, Aino Kulonen, Laurent J. Lamarque, Trevor Lantz, Amanda Lavalle, Jonas J. Lembrechts, Esther Levesque, Chelsea J. Little, Miska Luoto, Petr Macek, Michelle C. Mack, Rabia Mathakutha, Anders Michelsen, Ann Milbau, Ulf Molau, John W. Morgan, Martin Alfons Mörsdorf, Jacob Nabe-Nielsen, Sigrid Schøler Nielsen, Josep M. Ninot, Steve Oberbauer, Johan Olofsson, Vladimir G. Onipchenko, Alessandro Petraglia, Catherine Pickering, Janet S. Prevéy, Christian Rixen, Sabine B. Rumpf, Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, Philipp Semenchuk, Rohan Shetti, Nadejda A. Soudzilovskaia, Marko J. Spasojevic, James David Mervyn Speed, Lorna Street, Katharine Suding, Ken D. Tape, Marcello Tomaselli, Andrew Trant, Urs A. Treier, Jean-Pierre Tremblay, Maxime Tremblay, Susanna Venn, Anna-Maria Virkkala, Tage Vowles, Stef Weijers, Martin Wilmking, Sonja Wipf and Tara Zamin
Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome
Global Ecology and Biogeography (accepted). DOI: 10.1111/geb.12821

Rohan Shetti, Allan Buras, Marko Smiljanic and Martin Wilmking
Climate sensitivity is affected by growth differentiation along the length of Juniperus communis L. shrub stems in the Ural Mountains
Dendrochronologia 49: 29–35. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2018.02.006

Shetti R, Smiljanic M, Buras A, Hallinger M, Grigoriev A, Wilmking M
Does sex matter?  Gender specificity and its influence on site-chronologies in dioecious shrub Juniperus sp.
Dendrochronologia

Martin Wilmking, Allan Buras, Jiří Lehejček, Jelena Lange, Rohan Shetti and Ernst van der Maaten
Influence of larval outbreaks on the climate reconstruction potential of an Arctic shrub
Dendrochronologia 49: 36–43. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2018.02.010

2017

Elena Pellizzari, J. Julio Camarero, Antonio Gazol, Elena Granda, Rohan Shetti, Martin Wilmking, Pavel Moiseev, Mario Pividori and Marco Carrer
Diverging shrub and tree growth from the Polar to the Mediterranean biomes across the European continent
Global Change Biology 23(8): 3169–3180. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13577

Marko Smiljanić, Ph.D. student

Marko Smiljanić, Ph.D. student

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.30

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 41

marko.smiljanic313(at)gmail(dot)com

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Dr. Nathalie Soethe

Dr. Nathalie Soethe

Dr. Tiemo Timmermann

Dr. Tiemo Timmermann

Coordinator of the international study program "M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation (LENC)"

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.04

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 12

tiemo(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Dr. Mario Trouillier

Dr. Mario Trouillier

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 2.19

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 85

mario.trouillier(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Focus of research
  • Forest ecology
  • Phenotypic plasticity and range shifts in responses to climate change
  • Population viability analysis (PVA)
  • Agent-based models
Curriculum Vitae
Education and work experience
since 04/2015Ph.D. in the RESPONSE RTG - Range dynamics of Picea glauca Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Dynamics Working Group, University of Greifswald
11/2014-01/2015Research assistant at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) & Georg-August- University Göttingen
07/2014-10/2014Research assistant at North-West-German Forest Research Institute (NW-FVA)
01/2013-06/2013Erasmus semester at Bangor University (Wales)
10/2011-09/2014MSc. Forest Sciences, Georg-August-University Göttingen Master Thesis: ”Comparing and assessing population-viability measures using the individual based model RangeShifter.”
10/2007-01/2011BSc. Forest Sciences, TU Dresden Bachelor Thesis: ”Hemispherical photography to model radiation under forest canopies and analysis of individual tree effects.”
Publications
Peer reviewed
2018

Mario Trouillier, Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen, Jill E. Harvey, David Würth, Martin Schnittler and Martin Wilmking
Visualizing Individual Tree Differences in Tree-Ring Studies
Forests 9(4): 1–14. DOI: 10.3390/f9040216

Mario Trouillier, Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen, Tobias Scharnweber, David Würth, Andreas Burger, Martin Schnittler and Martin Wilmking
Size matters – a comparison of three methods to assess age- and size-dependent climate sensitivity of trees
Trees: 1–10. DOI: 10.1007/s00468-018-1767-z

2017

Martin Wilmking, Allan Buras, Pascal Eusemann, Martin Schnittler, Mario Trouillier, David Würth, Jelena Lange, Marieke van der Maaten Theunissen and Glenn Patrick Juday
High frequency growth variability of White spruce clones does not differ from non-clonal trees at Alaskan treelines
Dendrochronologia 44: 187–192. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2017.05.005

Christian Welscher, project coordinator

Christian Welscher, project coordinator

Technical employees

Kathrin Bünger

Kathrin Bünger

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 0.15 & 1.16 (laboratory building)

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 55 & 420 40 87 (laboratory building)

kathrin.buenger(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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René Fronczek

René Fronczek

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 1.34

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 41 82

fronczek(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Ulrich Möbius

Ulrich Möbius

Soldmannstr. 15, Room 0.40 & laboratory building

Phone: +49 (0) 38 34 - 420 40 87

umoebius(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

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Former employees

Altyn Akimalieva
Thomas Becker
Ilka Beil
Dr. Allan Buras
Ph.D. Maxim Dorodnikov
Dr. Inke Forbrich
Dr. Michal Gažovič
Benedikt Gerigk
Dr. Martin Hallinger
Jens Ibendorf
Daniel Jager
Prof. Dr. Florian Jansen
Almuth Klemenz
Anastasia Koch
Jan Felix Köbbing
Christine Kubal
Prof. Dr. Lars Kutzbach
Eun-Woo Lee
Maria Lenz
Prof. Dr. Jasmin Mantilla-Contreras
Nicole Priller
Stefanie Raabe
Ahmatian Rouzi
Dr. Julia Schneider
Peter Schreiber
Christian Schröder
Karsten Schulz
Dr. Jeong-Wook Seo
Ph.D. Jayendra Singh
Dr. Niels Thevs
Erica Udas
Dr. Ernst van der Maaten
Prof. Dr. Marieke van der Maaten-Theunissen
Christian Wille
Dr. Monique Wölk
Ph.D. Jiabing Wu
Dr. Anne Zemmrich
Dr. Yonxiang Zhang
Mateusz Zimowski