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Prof. Dr. Norbert Jürgens - Supervision of theses



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Ph.D. theses

Current

  • Gomez, Amandio (Current): Ecophysiology and diversity of Anharas of Ongote in the Bié Plateau, Angola. PhD. thesis (Prof. Norbert Jürgens)
  • Maiato, Francisco (Current): Structure of Angolan Miombo woodlands, regeneration dynamics and above ground biomass at the Chitembo and Caiundo core sites. PhD. thesis (Prof. Norbert Jürgens)
  • Revermann, Rasmus (Current): Vegetation classification, mapping and modeling of the Angolan part of the Okavango catchment. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Schmidt, Sabrina (Current): Comparative phylogenetic, biogeographic and ecological studies of the genera Gibbaeum N.E. Br. and Glottiphyllum N.E. Br. (Aizoaceae) in South Africabiogeographic and evolutionary pattern in the Neotropics. PhD. thesis (Prof. Norbert Jürgens, Prof. J. G. Rohwer)
  • Sichone, Priscilla (Current): Diversity and Structure of the Mesic woodlands in Western Zambia: vegetation patterns and environmental drivers. PhD. thesis (Prof. Norbert Jürgens)

2014

  • Strohbach, Ben (2014): Vegetation Survey of Namibia: Conceptualisation and implementation of a nation-wide vegetation survey serving practical land management needs. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)

2013

  • Hanke, Wiebke (2013): Restauration von aridem Weideland. PhD. thesis (Prof. J. Böhner/Geography, Prof. N. Jürgens)

2012

  • Akasbi, Zakia (2012): Transhumant pastoralism and spatiotemporal vegetation dynamics in the Atlas Mountains, southern Morocco. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Johnson, Madeleine (2012): Phytodiversität und Ethnobotanik der Flora der Region Ndiki. Die Pflanze im alltäglichen Leben der Banen der Region Ndiki: Der soziokulturelle Wert. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. Nkongmeneck, University Yaoundé I, Cameroon)
  • Wesuls, Dirk (2012): Untersuchungen zu funktionellen Merkmalen und daraus resultierenden Strategietypen der Vegetation (plant functional types) in Beziehung zu verschiedenen Landnutzungstypen im mittleren und nördlichen Sommerregengebiet Namibias. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)

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2011

  • Dreber, Niels (2011): Soil seed banks under contrasting land use types in arid rangelands of south-central Namibia: condition, spatial patterns and implications for rangeland regenerations. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. K. Jensen)
  • Sop, Tene Kwetche (2011): Analysis of the phytodiversity of the sub-sahel of Burkina Faso: Assessment, effects of land degredation and perspectives for restauration. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. Thiombiano/Univ. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

2010

  • Oldeland, Jens (2010): Modelling biodiversity patterns in central Namibian savannah ecosystems using hyperspectral remote sensing data. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. J. Böhner/Geographie)

2007

  • Bertram, Gisela (2007): Untersuchungen zur Phylogenie der Gattung Gibbaeum und Populationsuntersuchungen an G. cryptopodium mit molekularen Markern. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)

2005

  • Mayer, Carolin (2005): The influence of grazing on the pollination of plants (Aizoaceae) in Namaqualand, South Africa. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. Hoffman Univ. of Cape Town)
  • Schueler, Sylvio (2005): Pollen mediated gene flow of trees in the temperate zone. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)

2003

  • Hachfeld, Berit (2003): Ecology and utilisation of the medicinal plant Harpagophytum procumbens (Burch.) DC. ex Meissen. (Pedaliaceae) in Southern Africa. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)

2002

  • Schmiedel, Ute (2002): The quartz fields of southern Africa: Flora, phytogeography, vegetation, and habitat ecology. PhD. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)



Bachelor, Master, Diplom and Staatsexamen theses

Current

  • Gertz, Carlotta (Current): A new biome classifcation for Namibia based on the Tree Atlas Project. MSc. thesis (Dr. J.Oldeland, Prof. Dr. N. Jürgens)
  • Grunicke, Lena (Current): Testing the spectral variation hypothesis in Hamburg´s rangeland ecosystems. MSc. thesis (Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens, Ingo Brandt)
  • Gunter, Felicitas (Current): Populationsgenetische Analysen der Termite Psammotermes allocerus in der Namib Wüste. MSc. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Dr. B. Rudolph)
  • Herrmann, Hannah (Current): Bee pollination in fruit orchards. BSc. thesis (Dr. K.M. Krewenka , Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Kühne, Nicole (Current): Discriminating tree species based on tree crown properties derived from aerial photography. MSc. thesis (Dr. J.Oldeland, Prof. N.Jürgens)
  • Spamer, Rika (Current): Phylogenetische Analysen der Gattung Commiphora. MSc. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Dr. B. Rudolph)

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2015

  • Hammerla, Sven (2015): Identifying microtopographic induced vegetation boundaries in extensive greenland pastures. BSc. thesis (Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Millies, Silke (2015): Effect of grazing on intraspecific variability of plant traits along a grazing gradient in the Lüneburger Heathland. BSc. thesis (Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Schwarz, Kathrin (2015): Bush encroachment in Namibia: Establishment of woody plants and impact of herbivores in the Thornbush Savanna of Namibia. MSc. thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens, Dr. C. Stolter)

2014

  • Baro, Christina (2014): Molekularbiologische Untersuchungen der Gattung Zygophyllum L., insbesondere der Arten aus ariden Gebieten des südlichen Afrikas. BSc. thesis (Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Bischoff, Gwendolyn (2014): Activity Patterns and Behaviour of Tetramorium ants in Fairy Circles. BSc. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Bohn, Clärin (2014): Population genetics of the sand termite Psammotermes allocerus in Namib desert fairy circles. MSc. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. J. Ganzhorn)
  • Geedicke, Ina (2014): Do different management strategies in heathlands lead to different phylogenetic patterns? MSc. thesis (Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Heim, René (2014): Spectral responses of leaf surface traits of Aizoaceae. MSc. thesis (Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Jacke, Vasco (2014): Vegetationsentwicklung von renaturierten Grünlandflächen im südlichen Hamburg. BSc. thesis (Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Mühlenpfordt, Melina (2014): Activity patterns and foraging behavior of Messor denticornis ants in fairy circle ecosystems of the Namib Desert. BSc. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. J. Ganzhorn)

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2013

  • Hoche, Torsten (2013): Establishment of DNA Barcoding for the Genus Commiphora Jacq. (Burseraceae) in Southern Africa. BSc. thesis (Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Kayser, Lynn (2013): Restoration of water erosion effects in the Suid Bokkeveld, South Africa – an economic perspective. BSc. thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Kruspe, Michael (2013): Comparison of different methods to restore gully systems and bare patches on degraded farmland near Nieuwoudtville, South Africa. BSc. thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Morgenstern, Daniel (2013): Spatial modelling of the Miombo vegetation of the Cuchi catchment in Central Angola. MSc. thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, R. Revermann, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Weiland, Tanja (2013): Molekulare Analysen zur Ausbreitung von Welwitschia mirabilis, einem Endemiten arider Gebiete des südlichen Afrikas (Welwitschiaceae, Gnetales). BSc. thesis (Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens)

2012

  • Rau, Anna-Lena (2012): Phylogenetische Muster endemischer Quarzflächen-Endemiten in der Knersvlakte / Südafrika. BSc. thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Scheja, Judith (2012): Untersuchungen zur molekulargenetischen Populationsanalyse von Welwitschia mirabilis Hook f. (Welwitschiaceae, Gnetales). Diplom thesis (Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. J. G. Rohwer)
  • Schmidt, Sonja (2012): Analyse vegetationssteuernder Standortfaktoren von Woodlands im oberen Cubango-Einzugsgebiet, Südostangola. BSc. thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, R. Revermann, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Spamer, Rika (2012): Populationsgenetische Muster zweier endemischer Quarzflächen-Endemiten aus der Knersvlakte / Südafrika. BSc. thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Vasquez, Evelyn (2012): Entwicklung der DNA-Barcoding Methode als unterstützendes Werkzeug zur Artbestimmung von Pflanzen afrikanischer Trockengebiete. BSc. thesis (Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens)

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2011

  • Lampe, Patrick (2011): Standortbedingungen und Phytodiversität der Trittrasengesellschaften (Polygono-Poetea annuae) in Hamburg. BSc. thesis (Dr. J. Dengler, Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Lauströer, Balten (2011): Habitat conditions of wild Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis): Environmental drivers of population structure. BSc. thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Rahmlow, Melanie (2011): Klassifikation der Trittrasengesellschaften (Polygono-Poetea annuae) Hamburgs unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Moose. BSc. thesis (Dr. J. Dengler, Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Wallenfang, Johannes (2011): Testing the existence of the small island effect. BSc. thesis (Dr. J. Dengler, Dr. J. Oldeland, Prof. N. Jürgens)

2010

  • Dorendorf, Jens Uwe (2010): Hierarchical classification of Nama-Karoo vegetation in the Keetmanshoop area, south-central Namibia. Diplom thesis (Dr. J. Dengler, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. K. Jensen/Applied Vegetation ecology)
  • Gèrard, Anne (2010): Habitat conditions of wild Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis): Environmental abiotic and biotic drivers of its performance. BSc. thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Mahler, Daniela (2010): Untersuchung ausgewählter primärer Pflanzeninhaltsstoffe von weiderelevanten Pflanzenarten in südmarokkanischen Trockensteppen. Staatsexamen thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. J. Ganzhorn/Zoology)

2009

  • Bösing, Britta M. (2009): Interactions between wildlife and vegetation under different grazing intensities and habitat types in the Knersvlakte, South Africa. Diplom thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. J. Dengler, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. J. Ganzhorn/Zoology)
  • Bryl, Susanne (2009): Abschätzung des Futterdargebots ausgewählter südmarokkanischer Trockensteppen. Staatsexamen thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. J. Ganzhorn/Zoology)
  • Haarmeyer, Daniela H. (2009): Effects of domestic livestock on the vegetation of the Knersvlakte, South Africa. Diplom thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. J. Dengler, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. K. Jensen/Applied Vegetation ecology)
  • Luther-Mosebach, Jona (2009): Hierarchical classification of the vegetation on the communal farmland of Soebatsfontein in Namaqualand, South Africa. The role of grazing history and habitat conditions. Diplom thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. J. Dengler, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. K. Jensen/Applied Vegetation ecology)
  • Meyer, Sarah (2009): Restoration experiments in the Succulent Karoo. Analysis, evaluation and communication of the results to local stakeholders. Diplom thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. D. Burger/Univ. of Karlsruhe)
  • Möller, Jan (2009): Keimungsökologie südmarokkanischer Therophyten. Staatsexamen thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Münchberger, Wiebke (2009): Auswirkungen von Pflanzen auf Bodeneingenschaften im Richtersveld. BSc. thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Nedderhof, Hanna (2009): Nurse plants und Konkurrenz in ariden Systemen. Staatsexamen thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. J. Böhner/Geography)

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  • Pellowski, Magdalena (2009): Verteilung von Pflanzenarten und ihren funktionellen Merkmalen entlang von Beweidungsgradienten in Zentralnamibia. Staatsexamen thesis (Dr. J. Dengler, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Röwer, Inga Ute (2009): mall-scale vegetation and biodiversity patterns of termitaria (heuweltjies) under different grazing pressures in the communal area of Soebatsfontein, South Africa. Diplom thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Dr. J. Dengler, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. A. Eschenbach/Pedology)
  • Rupprecht, Franziska (2009): Modellierung der potentiellen und rezenten Waldverbreitung im Hohen Atlas, Marokko. Diplom thesis (Dr. M. Finckh, Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Weber, Janne (2009): Einfluss von Niederschlag und Beweidung auf die Populationsdynamik von Pflanzenarten in der Sukkulenten Karoo (Südafrika). Staatsexamen thesis (Dr. J. Dengler, Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. U. Schickhoff/Geography)

2008

  • Fleiner, Jasmin (2008): Analyse vegetationsökologischer Parameter zur Observatoriencharakterisierung und Möglichkeiten der web-basierten Präsentation für BIOTA Southern Africa. BSc. thesis (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. K. Jensen/Applied Vegetation ecology)
  • Schaare-Schlüterhof, Oliver (2008): Ökologische Studien zur biotischen und abiotischen Heterogenität sowie zu den Vegetationsmustern auf den namibischen BIOTA-Observatorien Narais/Duruchaus und Gellap-Ost/Nabaos. Staatsexamen thesis (Dr. J. Dengler, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. U. Schickhoff/Geography)

2006

  • Etzold, Sophia (2006): Dynamics in quartz field vegetation in the Knersvlakte / South Africa - with special reference to disturbance and restoration. (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. K. Jensen/Applied Vegetation ecology)
  • Krämer, Anne (2006): Floristische und strukturelle Diversität der Vegetation der Knersvlakte, Namauqaland - Südafrika. (Prof. N. Jürgens)

2005

  • Dreber, Niels (2005): Ecological transect analysis of vegetation along a gradient from sessile to mobile land surfaces in the dune fields of the northern Richtersveld, Republic of South Africa. (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. E.-M. Pfeiffer/Pedology)
  • Oldeland, Jens (2005): Vegetationsmodellierung am Südrand des Hohen Atlas, Marokko - Habitatmodelle und ihre Anwendung in Trockengebieten. (Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Pufal, Gesine (2005):  Influences on the fruit set of Cheiridopsis imitans and Leipoldtia schultzei (Aizoaceae) under different land use conditions. (Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. S. Porembski/Univ. of Rostock)
  • Sop, Tene Kwetche (2005): Analysis of the patterns of phytodiversity of the BIOTA Observatory at Soebatsfontein (Lowlands Namaqualand - South Africa) along environmental and land-use gradients. (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens)

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2004

  • Doerffer, Julika (2004): Participatory development approaches in Namaqualand / South Africa. Diplom thesis (Dr. U. Schmiedel; Prof. J. Oßenbrügge/Geography; Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • El Moudden, Saloua (2004): Impact du prélèvement du bois de feu sur les parcours steppiques: cas d'Ighil n'Mgoun, Province de Ouarzazate. (I.A.V. Rabat; Prof. N. Jürgens)
  • Elling, Barbara (2004): Untersuchungen zur weltweiten Verbreitung von Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. (Aizoaceae) mit molekularen Methoden. (Dr. G. Bertram, Dr. B. Rudolph, Prof. N. Jürgens, Prof. Rohwer)

2003

  • El Hassani, Mohamed (2003): Contribution á la réconstitution de la végétation potentielle climacique du domaine steppique du haut bassin de Drâa (Provinces de Ouarzazate & Zagora). (I.A.V. Rabat; Prof. N. Jürgens)

2002

  • Behrens, Katrin (2002): Vergleichende Untersuchungen zur floristischen und physiognomisch - strukturellen Zusammensetzung der Vegetation um Namaqualand / Südafrika unter Einfluss unterschiedlicher Beweidungsintensität. (Dr. U. Schmiedel, Prof. N. Jürgens)


Imprint  /  last update: 2013-05-07  by: Ute Schmiedel DE