Department of Biology
Institute for Plant Science and Microbiology
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Manfred Finckh

Dr. rer. nat., Diplom in Geoecology

Research associate

Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology of Plants (BEE)
Institute for Plant Science and Microbiology
University of Hamburg
Ohnhorststr. 18
22609 Hamburg, Germany

e-mail   manfred.finckh@uni-hamburg.de

phone:  +4940 42816-549
Fax:  +4940 42816-539
room: 2.526

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Teaching (WS 2009/2010)

  • Ecology and Biodiversity of Africa cooperation in field course and seminar


  • The Future Okavango (BMBF - Projekt) since September 2010
  • SASSCAL (BMBF) since March 2010
  • BIOTA Maroc Pastoral land use and vegetation dynamics (BMBF) 10/2006-2/2010
  • GLOWA IMPETUS (BMBF) 8/2000-7/2006
  • Impacts of Land Use on Sustainability in the central valley of the IX region of Chile (EU) 1995-1998
  • Forest biocenoses of the Villlarrica National Parc, Southern Chile (DFG) 1992-1994

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Research focus

  • Spatio-temporal vegetation patterns; regeneration dynamics; vegetation monitoring.
  • Vegetation mapping and modelling.
  • Sustainable land management; spatial planning.
  • Miombo ecosystems/ Angola

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See List of Publications

Conference contributions

See List of Conference contributions

(Co-)Supervision of theses

See List of (Co-)Supervision of theses

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Since 09/2010 Scientific coordination in The Future Okavango
Since 03/2010 Scientific coordination in SASSCAL
2006 - 2010 Scientific coordinator of BIOTA Maroc at BZF, University of Hamburg
2000 - 2006 Subproject coordinator of GLOWA-IMPETUS project, University of Cologne
1997 - 2000 Director of the consulting firm Ifanos Chile S.A., Santiago de Chile
1998 - 2000 University lecturer for physical geography at University of La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
1995 - 1998 Local coordinator of the EU-project "Impacts of Land Use on Sustainability" at University of La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
1992 - 1994 Scientific assistant at the Department for Biogeography, University of Bayreuth

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Imprint  /  last update: 2014-05-21  by: Manfred Finckh DE