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Katharina Brüser

Research assistant

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Research profile

• Concepts of vulnerability, resilience and social-ecological systems

• Patterns and drivers of Land Use/Cover Change

• Spatial statistics and modeling

• GIS and optical remote sensing

• Vulnerability and resilience of rangeland vegetation as affected by livestock management, soils and climate

• Impact of transformation processes on human-environmental interactions in Kyrgysztan

• Project management

Katharina Brüser

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Selected publications

Bischofberger, J., O. Schulz, K. Brüser, S. Liehr, 2015. Sustainable management of savannas – Integrating practitioner’s knowledge in: Eric Tielkes (Hg.): Conference on International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development. Tropentag 2015, Berlin, 16.–18. September 2015.

Brüser, K., H. Feilhauer, A. Linstädter, J. Schellberg, R. J. Oomen, J. C. Ruppert, F. Ewert, 2014. Discrimination and characterization of management systems in semi-arid rangelands of South Africa using RapidEye time series. International Journal of Remote Sensing 35 (5): 1653–73. DOI:10.1080/01431161.2014.882028.

Moreno, C. A., J. Schellberg, F. Ewert, K. Brüser, P. Canales-Prati, A. Linstädter, R. J. Oomen, J. C. Ruppert, S. Perelman, 2014. Response of community-aggregated plant functional traits along grazing gradients: Insights from African semi-arid grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science 17, 470-481. DOI:10.1111/avsc.12092.

Brüser, K., J. Schellberg, F. Ewert, 2011. Fernerkundungsbasierte Analyse raum-zeitlicher Vegetationsmuster Südafrikanischen Weidelands. Arbeitskreis Fernerkundung, 29/30 September 2011, Würzburg, Germany. => zum Poster  => zum Tagungsbeitrag

Brüser, K., J. Schellberg, R. Oomen, J. Ruppert, A. Linstädter, F. Ewert, 2011. Remote sensing based analysis of spatio-temporal vegetation patterns in South African rangeland at different scales, Tropentag, 5-7 Oktober 2011, Bonn, Germany.  => zum Tagungsbeitrag

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