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Dr. Dirk Wesuls - Publications

last update: 7 Jul 2014


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Peer-reviewed articels

2014

  • Hanke, W., Böhner, J., Dreber, N., Jürgens, N., Schmiedel, U., Wesuls, D., Dengler, J. (2014):  The impact of livestock grazing on plant diversity: an analysis across dryland ecosystems and scales in southern Africa. Ecological Applications 26: 1188-1203.  

2013

  • Hanke, W., Münchberger, W., Wesuls, D., Schmiedel, U. (2013):  Tradeoffs in the rehabilitation of a Succulent Karoo rangeland. Land Degradation & Development., DOI: 10.1002/Idr.2224  
  • 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 African savannas. Ecological Indicators 27: 61–70.  

2012

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

2010

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Book chapters

2012

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

2010

  • 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.
  • 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):  The BIOTA Observatories. In: Jürgens, N., Haarmeyer, D. H., Luther-Mosebach, J., Dengler, J., Finckh, M., Schmiedel, U. [Ed.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 1: Patterns at local scale - the BIOTA Observatories. pp. 6–801. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Other publications in scientific journals

2010

  • Oldeland, J., Dorigo, W., Wesuls, D., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Mapping bush encroaching species by seasonal differences in hyperspectral imagery. Remote Sensing 2: 1416–1438.  Weblink
  • 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.  



Other publications

2010

  • Oldeland, J., Dorigo, W., Wesuls, D., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Mapping bush encroaching species by seasonal differences in hyperspectral imagery. Remote Sensing  2: 1416–1438.

2009

  • Wesuls, D., Naumann, C., Limpricht, C. (2009):  Allgemeene Plante in die Rehoboth Streek - veld Gids vir Plaasboere / Common Plants in the Rehoboth Area - A Farmers Field Guide. , BIOTA Southern Africa, Hamburg, Windhoek.


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