Publications

Our publications are separated into four subsections, which are sorted first chronologically and then by first author.  

Journal articles

 

2013

1. Wesuls, D., Pellowski, M., Suchrow, S., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Dengler, J. (2013): The grazing fingerprint: modelling species responses and trait patterns along grazing gradients in semi-arid Namibian rangelands. Ecological Indicators 27 61-70.

 

2012

1. Akasbi, Z., Oldeland, J., Dengler, J., Finckh, M. (2012): Volume-biomass functions reveal the effect of browsing on three Moroccan dwarf shrubs. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 29 31-36.

2. Akasbi, Z., Oldeland, J., Dengler, J., Finckh, M. (2012): Social and ecological constraints for decision making by transhumant pastoralists: a case study from the Moroccan Atlas Mountains. Journal of Mountain Science 9 307-321.

3. Jürgens, N., Akasbi, Z., Finckh, M., Oldeland, J., Schmiedel, U. (2012): Les Transects BIOTA de Surveillance de la Biodiversité en Afrique- Une approche pour un suivi environnemental à grande échelle. In: Requier-Desjardins M., Ben Khatra N., Nedjraoui D., Issoufou W.S., Sghaier M., Briki M.: Surveillance environnementale et développement, Acquis et perspectives- Méditerranée, Sahara et Sahel. Options Méditerranéennes, Série B. Etudes et Recherches 68 113-127.

4. Jürgens, N., Schmiedel, U., Haarmeyer, D. H., Dengler, J., Finckh, M., Goetze, D., Gröngröft, A., Hahn, K., Koulibaly, A., Luther-Mosebach, J., Muche, G., Oldeland, J., Petersen, A., Porembski, S., Rutherford, M.C., Schmidt, M., Sinsin, B., Strohbach, B. J., Thiombiano, A., Wittig, R., Zizka, G. (2012): The BIOTA Biodiversity Observatories in Africa - A standardized framework for large-scale environmental monitoring. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 184 655-678.

5. Oldeland, J., Wesuls, D., Juergens, N. (2012): RLQ and fourth-corner analysis of plant species traits and spectral indices derived from HyMap and CHRIS-PROBA imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing 33 6459-6479.

6. Sop, T. K., Oldeland, J., Bognounou, F., Schmiedel, U., Thiombiano, A. (2012): Ethnobotanical knowledge and valuation of woody plants species: a comparative analysis of three ethnic groups from the sub-Sahel of Burkina Faso. Environment, Developement & Sustainability 14 627-649.

7. Uğurlu, E., Oldeland, J. (2012): Species response curves of oak species along climatic gradients in Turkey. International Journal of Biometeorology 56 85-93.

8. Wesuls, D., Oldeland, J., & Dray, S. (2012). Disentangling plant trait responses to livestock grazing from spatio-temporal variation: the partial RLQ approach. Journal of Vegetation Science 23 98-113.

 

2011

1. Dengler, J., Jansen, F., Glöckler, F., Peet, R.K., Cáceres, M.D., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Oldeland, J., Finckh, M., Mucina, L., Schaminée, J.H.J., & Spencer, N. (2011). The Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD): a new resource for vegetation science. Journal of Vegetation Science, 22, 582-597.

2. Dreber, N. (2011). How best to quantify soil seed banks in arid rangelands of the Nama Karoo? Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 173, 813-824.

3. Dreber, N., Esler, K.J. (2011). Spatio-temporal variation in soil seed banks under contrasting grazing regimes following low and high seasonal rainfall in arid Namibia. Journal of Arid Environments, 75, 174-184.

4. Dreber, N., Oldeland, J., & Van Rooyen, G. (2011). Species, functional groups and community structure in seed banks of the arid Nama Karoo: Grazing impacts and implications for rangeland restoration. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 141, 399-409.

5. Jansen, F., Dengler, J., Glöckler, F., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Oldeland, J., & Schaminée, J.H.J. (2011). Die mitteleuropäischen Datenbanken im Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD). Tuexenia, 31, 351-367.

6. Krefis, A.C., Schwarz, N.G., Nkrumah, B., Acquah, S., Loag, W., Oldeland, J., Sarpong, N., Adu-Sarkodie, Y., Ranft, U., & May, J. (2011). Spatial Analysis of Land Cover Determinants of Malaria Incidence in the Ashanti Region, Ghana. PLoS One, 6, e17905. doi:17910.11371/journal.pone.0017905.

7. Rupprecht, F., Oldeland, J., & Finckh, M. (2011). Modelling potential distribution of the threatened tree species Juniperus oxycedrus: How to evaluate the predictions of different modelling approaches? Journal of Vegetation Science, 22, 647-659.

8. Sop, G.T.K., & Oldeland, J. (2011). Local perceptions of woody species change in the context of 'greening Sahel': a case study from Burkina Faso. Land Degradation & Development. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.1144

9. Thiede, J., Hargreaves, B.J., Mwanyambo, M.L., & Oldeland, J. (2011). Filling the gap: Fockea Multiflora K.Schum. (Apocynaceae) in Malaŵi. Haseltonia, 16, 79-82.

 

2010

1. Dengler, J., & Oldeland, J. (2010). Effects of sampling protocol on the shapes of species richness curves. Journal of Biogeography, 37, 1698-1705.

2. Grohmann, C., Oldeland, J., Linsenmair, K.E., & Stoyan, D. (2010). Multi-scale pattern analysis of a mound building termite species. Insectes Sociaux, 57, 477-486.

3. Oldeland, J., Dorigo, W., Lieckfeld, L., Lucieer, A., & Jürgens, N. (2010). Combining spectral indices, constrained ordination and fuzzy classification as an innovative approach for mapping vegetation types. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114, 1155-1166.

4. Oldeland, J., Dorigo, W., Wesuls, D., & Jürgens, N. (2010). Mapping Bush Encroaching Species by Seasonal Differences in Hyperspectral Imagery. Remote Sensing, 2, 1416-1438.

5. Oldeland, J., Dreber, N., & Wesuls, D. (2010). Diversity measures in comparative rangeland studies: application and advantages of SADs and diversity profiles. Dinteria, 31, 50-66.

6. Oldeland, J., Wesuls, D., Rocchini, D., Schmidt, M., & Jürgens, N. (2010). Does using species abundance data improve estimates of species diversity from remotely sensed spectral heterogeneity? Ecological Indicators, 10, 390-396.

7. Rocchini, D., Balkenhol, N., Carter, G.A., Foody, G.M., Gillespie, T.W., He, K.S., Kark, S., Levin, N., Lucas, K., Luoto, M., Nagendra, H., Oldeland, J., Ricotta, C., Southworth, J., & Neteler, M. (2010). Remotely sensed spectral heterogeneity as a proxy of species diversity: recent advances and open challenges. Ecological Informatics, 5, 318-329.

8. Rocchini, D., He, K., Oldeland, J., Wesuls, D., & Neteler, M. (2010). Spectral variation versus species Beta-diversity at different spatial scales: a test in African highland savannas. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 12, 825-831.

9. Sop, T.K., Oldeland, J., Schmiedel, U., Ouedraogo, I., & Thiombiano, A. (2010). Population structure of three woody species in four ethnic domains of the sub-sahel of Burkina Faso. Land Degradation & Development, DOI: 10.1002/ldr.1026.

10. Tietjen, B., Jeltsch, F., Zehe, E., Classen, N., Groengroeft, A., Schiffers, K., & Oldeland, J. (2010). Effects of climate change on the coupled dynamics of water and vegetation in drylands. Ecohydrology, 3, 226-237.

11. Wesuls, D., & Lang, H. (2010). Perceptions and Measurements: The Assessment of Pasture States in a Semi-Arid Area of Namibia. Human Ecology 38: 305-312.

 

Book contributions

 

2012

1. Wesuls, D. (2012) Rangeland ecology in the Rehoboth area. In: Limpricht, C. [Ed.]: Rehoboth, Namibia - Past & Present: 456-471, Solitaire Press, Windhoek.

 

2010

1. Domptail, S. E., Dreber, N., Falk, T., Gibreel, T., Kirk, M., Limpricht, C., Naumann, C., Prediger, S., Vollan, B., Wesuls, D. (2010): An ecological-economic analysis of the pastoral systems of the Nama Karoo in southern Namibia. In: Hoffman, M. T., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 3: Implications for landuse and management: 75-107, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

2. Haarmeyer, D.H., Luther-Mosebach, J., Dengler, J., Schmiedel, U., Finckh, M., Berger, K., Deckert, J., Domptail, S.E., Dreber, N., Gibreel, T., Grohmann, C., Gröngröft, A., Haensler, A., Hanke, W., Hoffmann, A., Husted, L.B., Kangombe, F.N., Keil, M., Krug, C.B., Labitzky, T., Linke, T., Mager, D., Mey, W., Muche, G., Naumann, C., Pellowski, M., Powrie, L.W., Pröpper, M., Rutherford, M.C., Schneiderat, U., Strohbach, B.J., Vohland, K., Weber, B., Wesuls, D., Wisch, U., Zedda, L., Büdel, B., Darienko, T., Deutschewitz, K., Dojani, S., Erb, E., Falk, T., Friedl, T., Kanzler, S.-E., Limpricht, C., Linsenmair, K.E., Mohr, K., Oliver, T., Petersen, A., Rambold, G., Zeller, U., Austermühle, R., Bausch, J., Bösing, B.M., Classen, N., Dorendorf, J., Dorigo, W., Esler, K.J., Etzold, S., Graiff, A., Grotehusmann, L., Hecht, J., Hoyer, P., Kongor, R.Y., Lang, H., Lieckfeld, L.A.B., Oldeland, J., Peters, J., Röwer, I.U., September, Z.M., Sop, T.K., van Rooyen, M.W., Weber, J., Willer, J., & Jürgens, N. (2010). Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 1: Patterns at local scale - the BIOTA Observatories. Göttingen & Windhoek: Klaus Hess Publishers.

3. Jeltsch, F., Blaum, N., Claasen, N., Eschenbach, A., Grohmann, C., Gröngröft, A., Joubert, D. F., Horn, A., Lohmann, D., Linsenmair, K. E., Lück-Vogel, M., Medinski, T. V., Meyfarth, S., Mills, A., Petersen, A., Popp, A., Poschlod, P., Reisch, C., Rossmanith, E., Rubilar, H., Schütze, S., Seymour, C., Simmons, R., Smit, G. N., Strohbach, M., Tews, J., Tietjen, B., Wesuls, D., Wichmann, M., Wieczorek,, M., Zimmermann, I. (2010): Impacts of landuse and climate change on the dynamics and biodiversity in the Thornbush Savanna Biome. In: Hoffman, M. T., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 3: Implications for landuse and management: 33-74, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

4. Oldeland, J., Schmiedel, U., & Jürgens, N. (2010). Life forms along the BIOTA transect-new perspectives on biomes in southern Africa. In: U. Schmiedel, & N. Jürgens (Eds.), Biodiversity in southern Africa 2 - Patterns and processes at regional scale (pp. 62-70). Göttingen & Windhoek: Klaus Hess Publishers.

5. Wesuls, D., Strohbach, M., Horn, A., Kos, M., Zimmermann, J., Hoffmann, J., Geldenhuys, C., Dreber, N., Kellermann, L., van Rooyen, M. W., Poschlod, P. (2010): Plant functional traits and types as a tool to analyse landuse impacts on vegetation. In: Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale: 222-232, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

6. Zimmermann, I., Wesuls, D. (2010): Exclosures and experimental grazing plots at the BIOTA Observatories Narais and Duruchaus. In: Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale: 251-254, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

 

2009

1. Wesuls, D., Naumann, C., & Limpricht, C. (2009). Algemene Plante in die Rehoboth Streek: Veld Gids vir Plaasboere - Common Plants in the Rehoboth Area: A farmer's field guide. Hamburg, Germany: BIOTA Southern Africa.

 

2008

1. Oldeland, J., Finckh, M., & Born, K. (2008). A bioclimatic map for southern Morocco. In: O. Schulz, & M. Judex (Eds.), IMPETUS Atlas Morocco. Research Results 2000-2007 (pp. 27-28). University of Bonn, Germany: Department of Geography.

 

Conference contributions

 

2011

1. Dengler, J., Schmiedel, U., Oldeland, J., Dreber, N., Gröngröft, A., Haarmeyer, D., Hanke, W., Husted, L., Kangombe, F. N., Luther-Mosebach, J., Muche, G., Petersen, A., Strohbach, B. J., Wesuls, D., Jürgens, N. (2011). Scale-dependent patterns of vascular plant diversity in southern Africa. GfÖ, September 5-9, 2011, Oldenburg, Germany.

2. Dreber, N., Oldeland, J., van Rooyen, M. W. (2011). Dispersal distance as a limiting factor for vegetation recovery in arid systems. GfÖ, September 5-9, 2011, Oldenburg, Germany.

3. Große-Stoltenberg, A., Buttschardt, T., Thiele, J., Lehmann, J., Werner, C., Hellmann, C., Máguas, C., Fernandes, P., Antunes, C., Burai, P., Lenart, C., & Oldeland, J. (2011). Detecting and analyzing the spread of exotic Acacia longifolia in West-Mediterranean biodiverse costal dunes with hyperspectral images and LiDAR. Annual Conference of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Regional Chapter Germany (IALE-D). Berlin, Germany.

4. Işik, D., Uğurlu, E., & Oldeland, J. (2011). Patterns Of Alpha-Beta-diversity Of Vegetation Types At The Kula Volcano, Turkey 54th IAVS. Lyon, France.

5. Oldeland, J., De Caceres, M., Chytrý, M., Dengler, J., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Jansen, F., Mucina, L., Peet, R.K., Rodwell, J., & Spencer, N. (2011). A new metadatabase on vegetation-plot data: The Global Index of Vegetation-Plot databases (GIVD). In: S. Sfenthourakis, M. Mylonas, N. Poulakakis, K. Vardinoyannis, A. Trichas, P. Lymberakis, K.A. Triantis, & J.-C. Svenning (Eds.), Fifth biennial conference of the International Biogeography Society (p. 162). Irakleion, Crete, Greece, 7-11 January 2011.

6. Uğurlu, E., & Oldeland, J. (2011). Plant communities dominated by Pinus brutia in terms of ecosystem services in Turkey. European Vegetation Survey - Italia. Rome, IT.

7. Uğurlu, E., Oldeland, J., & Bergmeier, E. (2011). Numerical classification and ecological characterization of warm-temperate oak-forests of Turkey. 54th IAVS (p. XX). Lyon, France.

8. Wesuls, D., Hanke, W., Dreber, N., Dengler, J., Muche, G., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2011): Can diversity measures help to characterise land-use effects in arid systems? GfÖ, September 5-9, 2011, Oldenburg, Germany.

 

2010

1. Büttger, H., Beusekom, J.v., Nehls, G., & Oldeland, J. (2010). Decreasing condition of Blue mussel in the North-Frisian Wadden Sea - are introduced Pacific oysters responsible?, Aquashift - Conference (p. 1). Kiel, Germany.

2. Büttger, H., van Beusekom, J., Nehls, G., & Oldeland, J. (2010). Detrophication or invasive oysters - what depresses growth and biomass of blue mussels in the Wadden Sea?, 45th European Marine Biology Symposium (p. 81). Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

3. Dengler, J., & Oldeland, J. (2010). Shapes of species richness curves depend on sampling design - Insights for richness extrapolations from a simulation study., 9th international Meeting on Vegetation Databases (p. 51). Hamburg, Germany.

4. Dorendorf, J., Dreber, N., Dengler, J. (2010): A classification of Nama Karoo vegetation in southern Namibia - first results. Vegetation Databases and Climate Change, 9th international meeting on vegetation databases, February 24-26, 2010, Hamburg, Germany.

5. Finckh, M., Muche, G., & Oldeland, J. (2010). BIOTA biodiversity monitoring transects along climatic gradients - data structures, patterns and processes. In: J. Dengler, M. Finckh, & J. Ewald (Eds.), Vegetation Databases and Climate Change - 9th international Meeting on Vegetation Databases (p. 21). Hamburg, Germany: Section Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology, Biocentre Klein Flottbek.

6. Finckh, M., Oldeland, J., & Wittko, A.M. (2010). Analysing species density along altitudinal gradients on the Saharan fringe in southern Morocco with three different regression models. In: J. Dengler, M. Finckh, & J. Ewald (Eds.), Vegetation Databases and Climate Change - 9th international Meeting on Vegetation Databases (p. 78). Hamburg, Germany: Section Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology, Biocentre Klein Flottbek.

7. Oldeland, J. (2010). Hyperspectral remote sensing of vegetation (Keynote). 1st FP7 EUFAR Training Course 'ADvanced Digital Remote sensing in Ecology and earth Sciences Summer School' (ADDRESSS). August 19th to 28th 2010, Tihany, Hungary.

8. Oldeland, J., Muche, G., & Jürgens, N. (2010). WebGIS -an online tool for the presentation of biodiversity data. 9th international Meeting on Vegetation Databases: Vegetation Databases and Climate Change. Hamburg, Germany.

9. Pellowski, M., Wesuls, D., Dengler, J., Suchrow, S., Oldeland, J., & Jansen, F. (2010). Modelling plant species and trait response curves along grazing gradients in central Namibia. 9th international Meeting on Vegetation Databases. Hamburg.

10. Rupprecht, F., Oldeland, J., & Finckh, M. (2010). Predicting potential distribution of Juniperus oxycedrus in the High Atlas Mountains (Morocco). In: J. Dengler, M. Finckh, & J. Ewald (Eds.), Vegetation Databases and Climate Change - 9th international Meeting on Vegetation Databases (p. 86). Hamburg, Germany: Section Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology, Biocentre Klein Flottbek.

11. Sop, G.T.K., Oldeland, J., Schmiedel, U., Ouedraogo, I., & Thiombiano, A. (2010). Population dynamics of Balanites aegyptiaca and Acacia seyal in the Sub-Sahel of Burkina Faso. In: J. Dengler, M. Finckh, & J. Ewald (Eds.), Vegetation Databases and Climate Change - 9th international Meeting on Vegetation Databases (p. 94). Hamburg, Germany: Section Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology, Biocentre Klein Flottbek.

12. Wesuls, D., & Oldeland, J. (2010). Plant trait response to livestock grazing across habitats and years in a semi-arid African savanna. In: C. Reick, & T. Vesala (Eds.), 1st TERRABITES Symposium (p. 69). Hamburg, Germany.

 

2009

1. Dreber, N. (2009). Severe goat grazing alters soil seed bank characteristics and regeneration perspectives in southern arid Namibia. Tropentag, October 6-8, 2009, Hamburg, Germany.

2. Dreber, N. (2009). Soil seed banks in relation to degradation of arid grazing lands in southern Namibia. SER Summer School Restoration Ecology, June 29-July 3, 2009, Münster, Germany.

3. Dreber, N. (2009). Monitoring land-use impacts in south-central Namibia. Kick-off meeting of the EU-project PRACTICE, September 8-9, Alicante, Spain.

4. Finckh, M., Augustin, A., & Oldeland, J. (2009). The Desertification Paradox - Decreasing Degradability with Increasing Aridity in Semi-arid to Arid Rangelands. In: E. Tielkes (Ed.), Tropentag 2009: International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development (p. 24). October 6-8, Hamburg, Germany.

5. Finckh, M., Oldeland, J., Augustin, A., & Muche, G. (2009). From individuals to landscapes: spatio-temporal pattern of phytodiversity in southern Morocco. In: F. Jansen (Ed.), 8th meeting on vegetation databases: Vegetation databases and Bioindication. Greifswald, Germany.

6. Grohmann, C., Oldeland, J., Stoyan, D., & Linsenmair, K.E. (2009). Multi-scale pattern analyses of a mound building termite species in central Namibia. Joint Meeting of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) & Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ). Marburg, Germany.

7. Grohmann, C., Oldeland, J., Stoyan, D., & Linsenmair, K.E. (2009). Spatial patterns of termite mounds in central Namibia 39th Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, GFÖ. Bayreuth, Germany.

8. Oldeland, J., & Lieckfeld, L. (2009). Connecting hyperspectral indices, constrained ordination and fuzzy classification as an innovative approach for mapping vegetation types. GFÖ 2009 - Dimensions of ecology from global change to molecular ecology. Bayreuth, Germany.

9. Oldeland, J., Lieckfeld, L., Schmidt, M., & Jürgens, N. (2009). Modeling vascular plant diversity in Namibian dry lands using hyperspectral data. 6th EARSeL SIG Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop. Tel Aviv, Israel.

10. Oldeland, J., & Lieckfeld, L.A.B. (2009). Spatial Extrapolation of Biomass Measurements in Savannah Ecosystems by Means of Remote Sensing. In: E. Tielkes (Ed.), Tropentag 2009: International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development. October 6-8, Hamburg, Germany.

 

2008

1. Domptail, S., Dreber, N., Petersen, A. (2008). Scientific and farmer perception of the great diversity of veld types in arid southern Namibia. BIOTA Africa Congress, September 29 - October 3, 2008, Spier, Republic of South Africa.

2. Dreber, N. (2008). Vegetation of the Nama Karoo: contrasting veld-types in the Keetmanshoop region. BIOTA Feedback Workshop, March 3-4, 2008, Keetmanshoop, Namibia.

3. Dreber, N. (2008). Vegetation degradation: examples from the BIOTA Observatories Gellap-Ost and Nabaos. BIOTA Feedback Workshop, March 3-4, 2008, Keetmanshoop, Namibia.

4. Dreber, N. (2008). Over-utilisation of communal rangeland: effects on the soil seed bank and limitations for veld regeneration. a EURECO-GfÖ, September 15-19, 2008, Leipzig, Germany. BIOTA Africa Congress, September 29 - October 3, 2008, Spier, Republic of South Africa.

5. Finckh, M., Akasbi, Z., Augustin, A., & Oldeland, J. (2008). Disponibilité spatiotemporelle de ressources pastorales et contraintes de leur gestion dans la zone de m'goun au sud de Maroc. Concepts et outils sur la gestion durable de l'eau. 28 au 30 Octobre 2008, Ouarzazate, Maroc.

6. Grohmann, C., Oldeland, J., Stoyan, D., & Linsenmair, K.E. (2008). Multi-scale distribution patterns of termite mounds in central Namibia. 'Biodiversity of Africa - Observation and Sustainable Management for our Future!'. BIOTA International Congress. Spier, South Africa.

7. Oldeland, J., Augustin, A., & Finckh, M. (2008). Patterns of phytodiversity along a bioclimatic gradient in southern Morocco. Consequences of Climate Change on Tropical Ecosystems (p. 3). University of Hohenheim: Society for Tropical Ecology.

8. Oldeland, J., & Lieckfeld, L. (2008). Modelling biodiversity patterns in central Namibian savannah ecosystems using hyperspectral remote sensing. Helmholtz-EOS-Konferenz. GFZ Potsdam, Germany.

9. Wesuls, D., Dreber, N., Oldeland, J. (2008): Functional classification of vegetation as an instrument to detect indicators for rangeland degradation. BIOTA Africa Congress, September 29 - October 3, 2008, Spier, Republic of South Africa.

 

2007

1. Dreber, N. (2007). Comparative studies of soil seed reserves in semi-arid farm lands with special reference to the availability of safe sites. Botanical Congress, September 3-7, 2007, Hamburg, Germany.

2. Finckh, M., Oldeland, J., & Augustin, A. (2007). Effects of climate change on the demography and distribution of Alyssum spinosum L., 37th Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GfÖ). Marburg, Germany.

3. Lieckfeld, L.A.B., Oldeland, J., Schultz, C., & Weber, B. (2007). Use of Hyperspectral Data to Assess the Effects of Different Land use Strategies on Vegetation Types in Savannahs in Central Namibia In: European Space Agency (Ed.), ENVISAT Symposium 2007. Montreux, Switzerland.

4. Lieckfeld, L.A.B., Oldeland, J., Weber, B., Schultz, C., Müller, A., & Schmidt, M. (2006). Use of hyperspectral data to assess the effects of different land use strategies on vegetation types in savannahs in Central Namibia. In: European Space Agency (Ed.), 4th CHRIS/Proba Workshop. Frascati, Italy.

5. Wouters, K., Lieckfeld, L., Oldeland, J., Keil, M., Rögner, K., & Müller, A. (2007). Object oriented classification of land cover types and vegetation status derived from biophysical indices using hyperspectral imagery of thornbush savannas, Namibia. Proceedings 5th EARSeL Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy. Bruges, Belgium.

 

2005

1. Dreber, N. (2005). Comparative studies for detecting vegetation changes due to climate change using aerial photographs. Arid Zone Ecology Forum, September 12-15, 2005, Barrydale, Republic of South Africa.

2. Finckh, M., & Oldeland, J. (2005). Vegetation monitoring and evaluation of scenarios in semiarid steppes of southern Morocco. In: D. Espirito Santo, & A. Monteiro (Eds.), 48th IAVS Symposium. Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Papers & reports

 

2012

1. Jenner, N., Howard, P., Parham, E., Hase, A.V., Henschel, J., Jürgens, N., Oldeland, J., Turpie, J. & Marx, D. (2012) Landscape level assessment of key biodiversity vulnerability and land-use within the uranium province in the central namib. In: (ed. W. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia), p. 61

 

2010

1. Dreber, N. (2010). Biodiversität und Globaler Wandel. Aktuelle Herausforderungen in der interdisziplinären Biodiversitätsforschung. Discussion paper, German National Committee for Global Change Research, available online at: www.nkgcf.org, 32 pp.

2. Finckh, M., Oldeland, J., Akasbi, Z., Wittko, A., Yessef, M. & Jürgens, N. (2010) Biota maroc: Pastoral land use and vegetation dynamics - application of ecological process analysis for spatial resource planning in the drâa-catchment, southern morocco. In: Final report - reporting period: 01.10.2006-28.02.2010. University of Hamburg, Hamburg.