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Peer-reviewed articels

Submitted

  • Finckh, M., Muche, G., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (Submitted):  BIOTABase, a database software for biodiversity monitoring. Manuscript for. Manuscript for  Journal of Vegetation Science

2015

  • Heim, R.,Jürgens, N., Große-Stoltenberg, A. and Oldeland, J. (2015):  The Effect of Epidermal Structures on Leaf Spectral Signatures of Ice Plants (Aizoaceae). Remote Sensing 7: 16901-16914.
  • Helmschrot, J., Muche, G., Hillmann, T., Kanyanga, J., Butale M., Nascimento, D., Kruger, S., Josenhans, K. & Jürgens, N. (2015):  SASSCAL WeatherNet to support regional weather monitoring and climate-related research in Southern Africa. Hydrological Sciences and Water Security: Past, Present and Future 366: 170-171. IAHS Publ. , DOI: 10.5194/piahs-366-170-2015  Weblink
  • Jürgens, N., Vlieghe, K. E. P., Bohn, C., Erni, B., Gunter, F., Oldeland, J., Rudolph, B. and Picker, M. D. (2015):  Weaknesses in the plant competition hypothesis for fairy circle formation and evidence supporting the sand termite hypothesis: Response to recent plant competition hypothesis. Ecological Entomology  40: 661-668. , DOI: 10.111/een.12266
  • Kaspar, F., Helmschrot, J., Mhanda, A., Butale, M., de Clercq, W., Kanyanga, J. K., Neto, F. O. S., Kruger, S., Castro Matsheka, M., Muche, G., Hillmann, T., Josenhans, K., Posada, R., Riede, J., Seely, M., Ribeiro, C., Kenabatho, P., Vogt, R., and Jürgens, N. (2015):  The SASSCAL contribution to climate observation, climate data management and data rescue in Southern Africa. Advances in Science and Research 12: 170-177. , DOI: 10.5194/asr-12-171-2015  Weblink

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.  
  • Jürgens, N. (2014):  Exploring common ground for different hypotheses on Namib fairy circles. Ecography, DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01232

2013

  • Jürgens, N. (2013):  The Biological Underpinnings of Namib Desert Fairy Circles. Science 339: 1618–1621 .  Weblink
  • Jürgens, N., Oldeland, J., Hachfeld, B., Erb, E., Schultz, C. (2013):  Ecology and spatial patterns of large-scale vegetation units within the central Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 93: 59-79.
  • Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M., Jürgens, N. (2013):  Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity & Ecology 5: 418. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg. , DOI: 10.7809/b-e.vol_05  Weblink

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2012

  • Jürgens, N., Oldeland, J., Hachfeld, B., Erb, E., Schulz, C. (2012):  Ecology and spatial patterns of large-scale vegetation units within the central Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2012.09.009   Weblink
  • 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.  
  • 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.

2011

  • Hanke, W., Gröngröft, A., Jürgens, N., Schmiedel, U. (2011):  Rehabilitation of arid rangelands: Intensifying water pulses from low-intensity winter rainfall. Journal of Arid Environments 75: 185–193.
  • Reynolds, J. F., Grainger, A., Smith, D. M. S., Bastin, G., Garcia-Barrios, L., Fernandez, R. J., Janssen, M. A., Jürgens, N., Scholes, R. J., Veldkamp, A., Verstraete, M. M., Von Maltitz, G., Zdruli, P. (2011):  Scientific concepts for an integrated analysis of desertification. Land Degradation & Development 22: 166–183.

2010

  • Medinski, T. V., Mills, A. J., Esler, K. J., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Do soil properties constrain species richness? Insights from boundary line analysis across several biomes in south western Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 74(9): 1052–1060.
  • Oldeland, J., Dorigo, W., Lieckfeld, L., Lucieer, A., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Combining vegetation indices, constrained ordination and fuzzy classification as for mapping semi-natural vegetation units from hyperspectral imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment 114: 1156–1166.
  • 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.

2008

  • Pufal, G., Mayer, C., Porembski, S., Jürgens, N. (2008):  Factors affecting fruit set in Aizoaceae species of the Succulent Karoo. Basic and Applied Ecology 9: 401–409.
  • Scholes, R. J., Mace, G. M., Turner, W., Geller, G. N., Jürgens, N., Larigauderie, A., Muchoney, D. Walther, B. A., Mooney, H. A. (2008):  Toward a global biodiversity observing system. Science 321: 1044–1045.

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2006

  • Krug, C. B., Esler, K. J., Hoffman, M. T., Henschel, J., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2006):  North-South cooperation through BIOTA: an interdisciplinary monitoring programme in arid and semi-arid southern Africa. South African Journal of Science 102: 187–190.

2004

  • Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2004):  Habitat ecology of southern African quartz fields: studies on the thermal properties near the ground. Plant Ecolog 170: 153–166.
  • Thiede, J., Veste, M., Jürgens, N., Metzing, D. (2004) [Eds.]:  Sukkulentenforschung in Afrika - Succulent Plant Research in Africa - Festschrift Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Ihlenfeldt. Biodiversity & Ecology 2: 250 pp. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg.  Weblink

2000

  • Becker, T., Jürgens, N. (2000):  Vegetation along climate gradients in Kaokoland, North-West Namibia. Phytocoenologia 30: 543–565.

1999

  • Jürgens, N., Gotzann, I., Cowling, R. M. (1999):  Remarkable medium-term dynamics of leaf succulent Mesembryanthemaceae shrubs in the winter-rainfall desert of northwestern Namaqualand, South Africa. Plant Ecology 142: 87–96.
  • Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (1999):  Community structure on unusual habitat islands: quartz-fields in the Succulent Karoo, South Africa. Plant Ecolog 142: 57–69.

1998

  • Burke, A., Jürgens, N., Seely, M. K. (1998):  Floristic affinities of an inselberg archipelago in the southern Namibdesert - relic of the past, centre of endemism or nothing special? Journal of Biogeography 25: 311–317.

1997

  • Jürgens, N. (1997):  Floristic biodiversity and history of African arid regions. Biodiversity and Conservation 6: 495–514.

1991

  • Jürgens, N. (1991):  A new approach to the Namib Region. I: Phytogeographic subvdivision. Vegetatio 97: 21–38.

1985

  • Jürgens, N. (1985):  Convergent evolution of leaf and epidermal characters in leaf succulent families. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 98: 425–446.

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Books and Series

2010

  • Hoffman, M. T., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2010) [Eds.]:  Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 3: Implications for landuse and management. XII + 226 pp. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  BIOTA Book homepage
  • Jürgens, N., Haarmeyer, D. H., Luther-Mosebach, J., Dengler, J., Finckh, M., Schmiedel, U. (2010) [Eds.]:  Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 1: Patterns at local scale - the BIOTA Observatories. XX + 801 pp. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  BIOTA Book homepage
  • Metzing, D., Jürgens, N. (2010) [Eds.]:  Evolution of succulent plant families - Evolution sukkulenter Pflanzenfamilien. Biodiversity & Ecology 3: 296 pp. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg.  Biodiversity & Ecology
  • Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2010) [Eds.]:  Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale. XII + 348 pp. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  BIOTA Book homepage

2007

  • Akhtar-Schuster, M., Schmiedel, U. and Jürgens, N. (2007):  Biodiversity and desertification. In: Lozan, J. L., Graßl, H., Hupfer, P., Menzel, L., Schönwiese, C.-D. [Eds.]: Global Change: Enough Water for All? 224–226. GEO, Hamburg.

2004

  • Beck, E., Berendsohn, W., Boutros, M., Denich, M., Henle, K., Jürgens, N., Kirk, M., Wolters, V. (2004) [Eds.]:  Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity - A challenge for society. Proceedings of the International Symposium Berlin, 1-4 December 2003. 200 pp. PT-DLR Environmental Research, Bonn.

2001

  • Jürgens, N. (2001):  Biodiversität: globaler Wandel einer lebenswichtigen Ressource - ein Thesenpapier zur deutschen Forschung zum globalen Biodiversitäts-Wandel. 44 pp. Nationales Kommitee für Global-Change-Forschung, Bonn.

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Book chapters

2015

  • Helmschrot, J. & Jürgens, N. (2015):  Integrated SASSCAL research to assess and secure current and future water resources in Southern Africa. Hydrological Sciences and Water Security: Past, Present and Future (Proceedings of the 11th Kovacs Colloquium, Paris, France, June 2014). IAHS Publ. 366, 2014 . , DOI: 10.5194/piahs-366-168-2015  Weblink
  • Helmschrot, J., Muche, G., Hillmann, T., Kanyanga, J., Butale M., Nascimento, D., Josenhans, K. & Jürgens, N. (2015):  SASSCAL WeatherNet to support regional weather monitoring and climate-related research in Southern Africa. Hydrological Sciences and Water Security: Past, Present and Future (Proceedings of the 11th Kovacs Colloquium, Paris, France, June 2014). IAHS Publ. 366, 2014 .  Weblink

2012

  • Jürgens, N., Akasbi, Z., Finckh, M., Oldeland, J.,Schmiedel, U. (2012):  Les Transects BIOTA de surveillance de la Biodiversité en Afrique- Une approche pur un suivi environnemental à grande echelle. Options Méditerranéennes Serie B 68: 113-127.
  • Muche, G., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2012):  BIOTA Southern Africa Biodiversity Observatories Vegetation Database. Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 111–123. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, University of Hamburg.  Weblink

2010

  • 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.  
  • Jürgens, N. (2010):  BIOTA's contribution to global biodiversity monitoring and standardisation - in the past, at present, and in the future. In: Jürgens, N., Haarmeyer, D. H., Luther-Mosebach, J., Dengler, J., Finckh, M., Schmiedel, U. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. pp. 4–5. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  
  • Jürgens, N., Schmiedel, U., Hoffman, M. T. (2010):  Challenges and international framework. In: Jürgens, N., Haarmeyer, D. H., Luther-Mosebach, J., Dengler, J., Finckh, M., Schmiedel, U. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 1: Patterns at local scale - the BIOTA Observatories. p. 1. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  
  • Jürgens, N., Schmiedel, U., Hoffman, M. T. (2010):  Structure and elements of the project and course of the project over the three Phases. In: Jürgens, N., Haarmeyer, D. H., Luther-Mosebach, J., Dengler, J., Finckh, M., Schmiedel, U. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 1: Patterns at local scale - the BIOTA Observatories. pp. 2–3. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  
  • Metzing, D., Jürgens, J. (2010):  Evolution and diversity of succulent plant families. In: Metzing, D., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Evolution of succulent plant families - Evolution sukkulenter Pflanzenfamilien. Biodiversity & Ecology 3: pp. 5–8. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg.  Weblink
  • Muche, G., Hillmann, T., Suwald, A., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Data access and availability: BIOTA Data Facility. In: Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale. pp. 337–342. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  
  • Oldeland, J., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Life forms along the BIOTA transects - new perspectives on biomes in southern Africa. In: Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale. pp. 136–144. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  
  • Schmiedel, U., Dengler, J., Luther-Mosebach, J., Gröngröft, A., Muche, G., Petersen, A., Strohbach, B. J., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Patterns and dynamics of vascular plant diversity along the BIOTA transects in southern Africa. In: Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale. pp. 118–135. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  
  • Strohbach, B. J., Jürgens, N. (2010):  Towards a user-friendly vegetation map of Namibia: ground truthing approach to vegetation mapping. In: Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale. pp. 45–56. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.  

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2008

  • Jürgens, N. (2008):  Monitoring of biodiversity. In: Barthlott, W., Linsenmaier, K. E., Porembski, S. [Eds.]: Biodiversity: structure and function. In: UNESCO [Ed.]: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). pp. 229–242. Eolss Publishers, Oxford,.

2007

  • Ash, N., Jürgens, N., Larigauderie, A., Leadley, P., Mace, G., Mooney, H. A., Scholes, R. J., Walther, B. A., Lane, M. A., Muchoney, D., Geller, G. N., Turner, W. (2007):  Towards a global biodiversity observation network. In: GEO - Group on Earth Observations [Ed.]: The first 100 steps to GEOSS. 100 pp. GEO Secretariat, Geneva.
  • Jürgens, N. (2007):  Biodiversität und Artenverlust. In: Gebhard, H., Glaser, R., Radtke, U., Reiber, P. [Eds.]: Geographie - Physische Geographie und Humangeographie. pp. 987–993. Elsevier, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg.
  • Walther, B. A., Larigauderie, A., Ash, N., Geller, G. N., Jürgens, N., Lane, M. A. (2007):  Toward a global biodiversity observation network. In: Group on Earth Observations (GEO) [Ed.]: The Full Picture. pp. 79–81. Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Tudor Rose.

2006

  • Akhtar-Schuster,M., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2006):  Biodiversity and Desertification. In: Akhtar-Schuster, M., Schmiedel, U. and Jürgens, N.Biodiversity and desertification. 224–226. GEO, Hamburg.
  • Jürgens, N. (2006):  Recent change of flora and vegetation in Namibia - A brief review of dynamics, drivers and scientific approaches. In: Leser, H. [Ed.]: The Changing Culture and Nature of Namibia: Case Studies. The Sixth Namibia Workshop Basel 2005. In Honour of Dr. h.c. Carl Schlettwein (1925 - 2005). pp. 91–108. Publishing House Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Basel.

2005

  • Jürgens, N., Desmet, P. G., Rutherford, M. C., Mucina, L., Ward, R. A. (2005):  Desert Biome. In: Mucina, L., Rutherford, M. C. [Eds.]: The Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Strelitzia 19: 300–323.
  • Linder, P., Lovett, J., Mutke, J. M., Barthlott, W., Jürgens, N., Rebelo, T., Küper, W. (2005):  A numerical re-evaluation of the sub-Saharan phytochoria of mainland Africa. In: Friis, I., Balslev, H. [Eds.]: Plant diversity and complexity patterns : local, regional and global dimensions : proceedings of an international symposium held at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters in Copenhagen, Denmark, 25-28 May, 2003. Biologist Skrifter 55: 229–252.
  • Mucina, L., Jürgens, N., le Roux, A., Rutherford, M. C., Schmiedel, U., Esler, K. J., Powrie, L. W., Desmet, P. G., Milton, S. J., Boucher, C., Ellis, F., Lambrechts, J. J. N., Ward, R. A., Manning, J. C., Midgley, G. F. (2005):  Succulent Karoo Biome. In: Mucina, L., Rutherford, M. C. [Eds.]: The Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Strelitzia 19: 220–299.
  • Mucina, L., Rutherford, M. C., Powrie, L. W., Rebelo, A. G., Camp, K. G. T., Lötter, M. C., Hoare, D. B., Boucher, C., Bredenkamp, G. J., Vlok, J. H. J., Euston-Brown, D. I. W., Jürgens, N., du Preez, P. J., le Roux, A., Schmiedel, U., Scott-Shaw, C. R., van Rooyen, N., Dobson, L., Palmer, A. R., Geldenhuys, C. J., Lloyd, J. W., van der Merwe, B., Bezuidenhout, H., Siebert, F., Siebert, S. J., Goodman, P. S., Winter, P. J. D., Helme, N., Smit, J. H. L., Desmet, P. G., Pfab, M., McKenzie, B., Scholes, R. J., Manning, J. C., van Wyk, E., Zambatis, N., Lechmere-Oertel, R. G., Eckhardt, H. C., Lubbinge, J.-W., Matthews, W. S., McDonald, D. J., Smit, W. J., Bennett, R. G., Jonas, Z., Lombard, A. T., de Frey, W., Robesson, R., Oellermann, C., Grobler, A., van Niekerk, A., van der Merwe, J. (2005):  Vegetation Atlas of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. In: Mucina, L., Rutherford, M. C. [Eds.]: The Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Strelitzia 19: 748–790.
  • Rebelo, A. G., Boucher, C., Helme, N., Mucina, L., Rutherford, M. C., Smit, W. J., Powrie, L. W., Ellis, F., Lambrechts, J. J. N., Scott, L., Radloff, F. G. T., Johnson, S. D., Oliver, E. G. H. (T.), Manning, J. C., Jürgens, N., McDonald, D. J., Janssen, J. A. M., Walton, B. A., le Roux, A., Skowno, A. L., Todd, S. W., Hoare, D. B. (2005):  Fynbos Biome. In: Mucina, L., Rutherford, M. C. [Eds.]: The Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Strelitzia 19: 52–219.

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2004

  • Jürgens, N. (2004):  Change in biodiversity: Towards a global observation. In: Beck, E., Berendsohn, W., Boutros, M., Denich, M., Henle, K., Jürgens, N., Kirk, M., Wolters, V. [Eds.]: Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity - A challenge for society. Proceedings of the International Symposium Berlin, 1-4 December 2003. p. 46. PT-DLR Environmental Research, Bonn.
  • Jürgens, N. (2004):  BIOTA - Africa. Research towards sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in Africa. In: Beck, E., Berendsohn, W., Boutros, M., Denich, M., Henle, K., Jürgens, N., Kirk, M., Wolters, V. [Eds.]: Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity - A challenge for society. Proceedings of the International Symposium Berlin, 1-4 December 2003. pp. 130–132. PT-DLR Environmental Research, Bonn.
  • Jürgens, N. (2004):  Rethinking the Berlin Conference. In: Beck, E., Berendsohn, W., Boutros, M., Denich, M., Henle, K., Jürgens, N., Kirk, M., Wolters, V. [Eds.]: Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity - A challenge for society. Proceedings of the International Symposium Berlin, 1-4 December 2003. pp. 186–188. PT -DLR Environmental Research, Bonn.
  • Jürgens, N. (2004):  Der Einfluß des Menschen in der Sahara. In: Walter, H., Breckle, S.-W. [Eds.]: Ökologie der Erde. Band 2: Spezielle Ökologie der Tropischen und Subtropischen Zonen. pp. 627–628. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, München.
  • Jürgens, N., Veste, M. (2004):  Zonobiom III: Die Karoo. In: Walter, H., Breckle, S.-W. [Eds.]: Ökologie der Erde. Band 2: Spezielle Ökologie der Tropischen und Subtropischen Zonen. pp. 514–537. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, München.
  • Larigauderie, A., Scholes, R., Jürgens, N. (2004):  Towards a global biodiversity observation system - A short report. In: Beck, E., Berendsohn, W., Boutros, M., Denich, M., Henle, K., Jürgens, N., Kirk, M., Wolters, V. [Eds.]: Sustainable use and conservation of biological diversity - A challenge for society. Proceedings of the International Symposium Berlin, 1-4 December 2003:. p. 102. PT-DLR Environmental Research, Bonn.
  • Loris, K., Jürgens, N., Veste, M. (2004):  Zonobiom III: Die Namib-Wüste im südwestlichen Afrika (Namibia, Südafrika, Angola). In: Walter, H., Breckle, S.-W. [Eds.]: Ökologie der Erde. Band 2: Spezielle Ökologie der Tropischen und Subtropischen Zonen. pp. 441–457. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, München.

2001

  • Jürgens, N. (2001):  Remarkable differences in desertification processes in the northern and southern Richtersveld (Northern Namaqualand, Republic of South Africa). In: Breckle, S.-W., Veste, M., Wucherer, W. [Eds.]: Sustainable Land-Use in Deserts. pp. 177–188. Springer, Heidelberg.

2000

  • Jürgens, N., Burke, A. (2000):  The arid scenario: Inselbergs in the Namib are rich oases in a poor matrix (Namibia & South Africa). In: Barthlott, W., Porembski, S. [Eds.]: Vegetation of tropical rock outcrops (Inselbergs): Biotic diversity of a tropical ecosystem. pp. 237–257. Springer, Heidelberg.

1998

  • Jürgens, N. (1998):  Aspects of Botanical Biodiversity in Southern African Arid Regions - An Outline of Concepts and Results. In: Barthlott, W., Winiger, M. [Eds.]: Biodiversity - A Challenge for Development Research and Policy. pp. 53–70. Springer, Heidelberg.
  • Jürgens, N. (1998):  Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis. In: Barthlott, W., Gutmann, M. [Eds.]: Biodiversitätsforschung in Deutschland. pp. 1–73. Potentiale und Perspektiven, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler.

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1997

  • Jürgens, N., Burke, A., Selly, M. K., Jacobsen, K. M. (1997):  The Namib Desert. In: Cowling, R. M., Richardson, D., Pierce, S. M. [Eds.]: Vegetation of Southern Africa. pp. 189–214. Cambridge University Press.

1995

  • Jürgens, N. (1995):  Contributions to the phytogeography of Crassula. In: t'Hart, H. & Eggli: Evolution and Systematics of the Crassulaceae. 136–150. Leiden: Backhuys Publishers.

1990

  • Jürgens, N. (1990):  Altenwerder. In: Poppendieck, H.-H. [Ed.]: Botanischer Wanderführer rund um Hamburg. pp. 87–89. Christians, Hamburg.



Other publications in scientific journals

2010

  • Elling, B., Bertram, G., Rudolph, B., Jürgens, N. (2010):  The worldwide distribution of the invasive Iceplant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, Aizoaceae) - investigations based on molecular markers. In: Metzing, D., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Evolution of succulent plant families - Evolution sukkulenter Pflanzenfamilien. Biodiversity & Ecology 3: pp. 241– 255. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg.  Weblink
  • Elling, B., Betram, G., Rudolph, B. & Jürgens, N. (2010):  Are molecular markers suitable to reveal the invasion history of the Common Iceplant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, Aizoaceae)? Biodiversity & Ecology 3: 241–255.
  • 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

2008

  • Jürgens, N. (2008):  Commentary on the EIA for Trekkopje Uranium Project. Roan News - Journal of the Namibian Environment and Wildlife Society 3: 15–18.

2007

  • Finckh, M., Augustin, A., Jürgens, N. (2007):  Monitoring biodiversity on the Saharan slopes of the High Atlas, Morocco. Mountain Forum Bulletin 2007: 3–4.
  • Jürgens, N. (2007):  Eine unbequeme Prognose. Afrikapost - Magazin für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur 31/3

2005

  • Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2005):  Biodiversity Observatories. A new standardised monitoring tool for biodiversity studies. Basic and Applied Dryland Research 1: 87–91.

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2004

  • Jürgens, N. (2004):  A first classification of the vegetation of the Richtersveld (RSA) and directly adjacent regions in Namibia and South Africa. Biodiversity & Ecology 2: 149–180.
  • Oguz, I., Stöcker, B., Jürgens, N. (2004):  Succulent plant communities and edaphical factors along a coast-inland-transect in the Sandveld of the Northern Richtersveld. Biodiversity & Ecology 2: 133–149.
  • Veste, M., Gembler, K., Jürgens, N. (2004):  Ionen- und Wasserhaushalt von Brownanthus pseudoschlichtianus (Aizoaceae) im Richtersveld (Sukkulenten-Karoo, Südafrika). Biodiversity & Ecology 2: 127–133.

2002

  • Becker, T., Jürgens, N. (2002):  Vegetationskundliche Untersuchungen in Kaokoland, Nordwest-Namibia. Kölner Geographische Arbeiten 77: 81–100.
  • Eichhorn, B., Jürgens, N. (2002):  Vegetationsgeschichte und Nutzung pflanzlicher Ressourcen in Kaokoland - Stabilität oder Wandel? Kölner Geographische Arbeiten 77: 119–136.
  • Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2002):  Untersuchungen zur Steuerung der Lebensformzusammensetzung der Quarzflächen-Vegetation im ariden südlichen Afrika. Berichte der Reinhold-Tüxen-Gesellschaft 14: 45–58.

2001

  • Mens, G., Schmidt, M., Finckh, M., Jürgens, N. (2001):  Assessment of spatio-temporal vegetation dynamics in the Drâa catchment using a multisensor approach. Proceedings of the international symposium Arid Regions Monitored by Satellites: from Observing to Modelling for Sustainable Man Marrakesh.

1999

  • Jürgens, N. (1999):  Human Dimensions of Biodiversity - the German Challenge. Newsletter of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) Apr : 6–7.

1996

  • Jürgens, N. (1996):  Psammophorous plants and other adaptations to desert ecosystems with high incidence of sand storms. Feddes Repertorium 107: 345–356.

1995

  • Jürgens, N., Niebel-Lohmann, A (1995):  Geobotanical Observations on Lichen Fields of the Southern Namib Desert. Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Allgemeine Botanik Hamburg 25: 135–156.

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1993

  • Jähnig, U., Jürgens, N. (1993):  Standorteigenschaften arider Böden in der Namib. Mitteilungen Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft 72: 947–950.

1992

  • Jürgens, N. (1992):  A National Park for succulent plants in Africa. SSC Cacti & Succulent Group Newsletter 4: 6.

1991

  • Jürgens, N., Niebel, A. (1991):  The unknown Lichen Hill. Journal of the Botanical Society of South Africa 77: 24–26.

1990

  • Jürgens, N. (1990):  A life form concept including anatomical characters, adapted for the description of succulent plants. Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Allgemeine Botanik Hamburg 23: 321–342.
  • Jürgens, N. (1990):  Remarks on the biogeography of Mesembryanthemaceae and their possible use in other arid regions. Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Allgemeine Botanik Hamburg 23: 1047–1060.

1986

  • Jürgens, N. (1986):  Untersuchungen zur Ökologie sukkulenter Pflanzen des südlichen Afrika. Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Allgemeine Botanik Hamburg 21: 139–365.

1985

  • Jürgens, N. (1985):  Konvergente Evolution von Blatt- und Epidermismerkmalen bei blattsukkulenten Familien. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 98: 425–446.

1982

  • Ihlenfeldt, H.-D., Jürgens, N. (1982):  Epidermistypen mit reduzierten Blasenzell-Idioblasten bei Mesembryanthemaceae. Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Allgemeine Botanik Hamburg 18: 103–115.

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Grey literature

2010

  • 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. Final report - reporting period: 01.10.2006-28.02.2010. , University of Hamburg, Hamburg.

2007

  • Jürgens, N. (2007) [Ed.]:   Towards sustainable use of biodiversity: cooperative research of African and German scientists for the generation of policy relevant knowledge on maintenance and sustainable use of biodiversity; Biota Africa; Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis in Africa ; Biota Southern Africa; second phase (2003-2006). final report. 234 pp., unpublished report, University of Hamburg, Hamburg.

2005

  • Jürgens, N. (2005):   Combating degradation in arid systems. UNESCO EOLSS 4-27-8-7. 11 pp., Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, Oxford.

2004

  • Jürgens, N. (2004) [Ed.]:   BIOTA AFRICA: Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis in Africa; an integrative research project on biodiversity with the aim to analyse changes in organismic diversity in Africa due to environmental and land use changes and to develop a sustainable management of biodiversity; BIOTA Southern Africa, pilot phase (2000 - 2003); final report. 198 pp., unpublished report, University of Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Jürgens, N. (2004) [Ed.]:   BIOTA AFRICA: Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis in Africa; ein integratives Biodiversitätsforschungsprojekt mit der Zielsetzung der Analyse des Wandels der organismischen Vielfalt Afrikas durch Umwelt- und Nutzungswandel sowie der praxisorientierten Entwicklung eines nachhaltigen Biodiversitätsmanagements; BIOTA Südliches Afrika, Pilotphase (2000 - 2003); Schlussbericht. 136 pp., unpublished report, University of Hamburg, Hamburg.

1999

  • Gotzmann, I., Jürgens, N. (1999):   Ecological Research in the Richtersveld National Park. 6 pp., broschure, South African National Parks, gtz and University of Cologne.

1993

  • Jürgens, N. (1993):   Vegetation der Namib: ein Beitrag zur ökologischen Gliederung, Phytochorologie und Florengeschichte einer afrikanischen Trockengebietsflora. 454 pp. + 2 supplements, Habilitation thesis, University of Hamburg, Hamburg.

1986

  • Jürgens, N. (1986):   Untersuchungen zur Ökologie sukkulenter Pflanzen des südlichen Afrika : eine Analyse ausgewählter Untersuchungsflächen in der Sukkulentenzone des südlichen Afrika hinsichtlich Standorteigenschaften, Vegetationsgliederung und Lebensformen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung blattanatomischer Merkmale. 227 pp., PhD thesis, University of Hamburg, Hamburg.

1985

  • Jürgens, N. (1985):   Vegetation der Elbinsel Altenwerder. In: Planungsgruppe Ökologie und Umwelt (1982) [Ed.]: Ökologisches Gutachten zur geplanten Hafenerweiterung in Altenwerder. pp. 79–92, unpublished report, Hannover.

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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.

1995

  • Jürgens, N., Niebel-Lohmann, A. (1995):  Geobotanical observations on lichen fields of the southern Namib Desert. Mitteilungen des Instituts für Allgemeine Botanik Hamburg 25: 135–156.

1991

  • Jürgens, N., Niebel, A. (1991):  The unknown lichen hill. South African Journal of Botany 77: 24–26.

1989

  • Hartmann, H., Jürgens, N. (1989):  Wuchsformen der Mesembryanthemen. In: Weber, A., Vitek, E., Kiehn, M. [Eds.]: 9. Symposium Morphologie, Anatomie und Systematik. 19. Institut für Botanik, Universität Wien, Wien.


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