Dr. Jennifer Schulz

Contact

University of  Potsdam,
Institute of Geosciences

Dr. Jennifer Schulz
Building 12, Room 1.02

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
E-mail:
jennifer.schulz@uni-potsdam.de
Phone:
+49 331 977 2549
Fax:
+49 331 977 2068
Dr. Jennifer Schulz

 

  • Biography
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Publications

Biography

1998 - 2005
Studies of landscape planning and landscape architecture, emphasis on: environmental protection and resource management, environmental planning on international level
2005
Master thesis: Integration of perennial plants into landuse systems for the regeneration of an ecological functionality - Investigation with case studies in Northeastern Brazil
2000 - 2006
Freelance landscape planer - Agroforestry farm planning, realisation & project management
2007 - 2009
PhD-fellowship in the EU research project REFORLAN (http://reforlan.bournemouth.ac.uk/), Institute of Ecology, University of Alcalá, Spain
2010 - 2014
PhD-Student in the research group "Environmental Modelling", Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Boris Schröder
2010 - 2013
Freelance landscape planer - Agroforestry farm planning & whole systems design. Planning, realisation & project management of an agroforestry farm with embedded ecological housing, office & production buidlings
2014
PhD: Technische Universität München, Dissertation: Landscape dynamics and perspectives for multifunctional Forest Landscape Restoration in Central Chile
2015 -
Professional Trainer for Geoinformationsystems, cimdata GmbH Berlin
2015 -
Postdoc, University of Potsdam
2015-
Freelance landscape planner

Research

2015-2018 EU-research project ECOPOTENTIAL: Improving future ecosystem benefits through earth observations. http://www.ecopotential-project.eu

2007-2009 EU-research projekt REFORLAN: Restoration of Forest Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Development in the Drylands of Latin America. http://reforlan.bournemouth.ac.uk/project_summary.html

Teaching

SS 2016. SS 2017 - Lecture Landscape Ecology (together with  Prof. A. Walz), BSc. Geoecology, University of Potsdam

WS 2015/16, WS 2016/17, WS 2017/18 - Lecture Landscape Structure Analysis, MSc. Geoecology, University of Potsdam

WS 2015/2016 - Lecture on Landscape Management, within course: Introduction to Geoecology, BSc. Geoecology. University of Potsdam

06/2015 - 03/2016 - Professional Training ArcGIS Basic, ArcGIS Advanced, Quantum GIS, Bildungsakademie CIMDATA Gmbh (Professional Training Academy), Berlin

WS 2011/12 & WS 2012/13 & WS 2016/17 - Mapping biotope types, Geo-ecological field seminar, BSc. Geoecology, University of Potsdam

WS 2006/07 - Seminar: Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Sustainability, Institute of Sociology, Technical University Berlin

Publications

Schulz, J.J., Schröder, B. 2017. Identifying suitable multifunctional restoration areas for Forest Landscape Restoration in Central Chile. Ecosphere 8(1):e01644. 10.1002/ecs2.1644  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecs2.1644/epdf

Schulz, J.J., Huber, S. (2015) Where are spatial planning approaches in the current soil debate? Experieneces, Challenges and Integration points. Session Report from the Global Soil Week 2015, Berlin.  http://globalsoilweek.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/GSW_15_4.9_Thursday_summary.pdf

Schulz, J.J., Cayuela, L., Rey Benayas, J.M., Schröder, B. (2011). Factors influencing vegetation cover change in Mediterranean Central Chile (1975-2008). Applied Vegetation Science 14(4), 571-582. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2011.01135.x

Rey Benayas, J.M., Cristóbal, L., Kitzberger, T., Manson, R., López-Barrera, F., Schulz, J.J., Vaca, R., Cayuela, L., Rivera, R., Malizia, L., Golicher, D., Echeverría, C., del Castillo, R., Salas, J. (2011). Assessing the current extent and recent loss of dryland forest ecosystems. In: Newton, A. C., Tejedor, N. (eds.) Principles and practice of forest landscape restoration: case studies from the drylands of Latin America: 23-63. International Union for Nature Conservation, Gland, Switzerland. http://www.iucn.org/knowledge/publications_doc/publications/?7698/Principles-and-practice-of-forest-landscape-restoration--case-studies-from-the-drylands-of-Latin-America

Schulz, J.J., Cayuela, L., Echeverria, C., Salas, J., Rey Benayas, J.M. (2010). Monitoring land cover change of the dryland forest landscape of Central Chile (1975-2008). Applied Geography 30(3), 436-447. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2011.01135.x

Schulz, J.J. (2011). Imitating natural ecosystems through successional agroforestry for the regeneration of degraded lands - A case study of smallholder agriculture in Northeastern Brazil. In: F. Montagnini, W. Francesconi, E. Rossi (Eds.) Agroforestry as a tool for landscape restoration, Agriculture Issues & Policies Series, Nova Science Publishers. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=16423&osCsid=7ace679412b12e0bb3125fa9c3c91d05

Rey Benayas, J.M., Martins, A., Nicolau J.M., Schulz, J.J. (2007). Abandonment of agricultural land: an overview of drivers and consequences. Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources 2 (57). http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PAVSNNR20072057

Biography

1998 - 2005
Studies of landscape planning and landscape architecture, emphasis on: environmental protection and resource management, environmental planning on international level
2005
Master thesis: Integration of perennial plants into landuse systems for the regeneration of an ecological functionality - Investigation with case studies in Northeastern Brazil
2000 - 2006
Freelance landscape planer - Agroforestry farm planning, realisation & project management
2007 - 2009
PhD-fellowship in the EU research project REFORLAN (http://reforlan.bournemouth.ac.uk/), Institute of Ecology, University of Alcalá, Spain
2010 - 2014
PhD-Student in the research group "Environmental Modelling", Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Boris Schröder
2010 - 2013
Freelance landscape planer - Agroforestry farm planning & whole systems design. Planning, realisation & project management of an agroforestry farm with embedded ecological housing, office & production buidlings
2014
PhD: Technische Universität München, Dissertation: Landscape dynamics and perspectives for multifunctional Forest Landscape Restoration in Central Chile
2015 -
Professional Trainer for Geoinformationsystems, cimdata GmbH Berlin
2015 -
Postdoc, University of Potsdam
2015-
Freelance landscape planner

Research

2015-2018 EU-research project ECOPOTENTIAL: Improving future ecosystem benefits through earth observations. http://www.ecopotential-project.eu

2007-2009 EU-research projekt REFORLAN: Restoration of Forest Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Development in the Drylands of Latin America. http://reforlan.bournemouth.ac.uk/project_summary.html

Teaching

SS 2016. SS 2017 - Lecture Landscape Ecology (together with  Prof. A. Walz), BSc. Geoecology, University of Potsdam

WS 2015/16, WS 2016/17, WS 2017/18 - Lecture Landscape Structure Analysis, MSc. Geoecology, University of Potsdam

WS 2015/2016 - Lecture on Landscape Management, within course: Introduction to Geoecology, BSc. Geoecology. University of Potsdam

06/2015 - 03/2016 - Professional Training ArcGIS Basic, ArcGIS Advanced, Quantum GIS, Bildungsakademie CIMDATA Gmbh (Professional Training Academy), Berlin

WS 2011/12 & WS 2012/13 & WS 2016/17 - Mapping biotope types, Geo-ecological field seminar, BSc. Geoecology, University of Potsdam

WS 2006/07 - Seminar: Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Sustainability, Institute of Sociology, Technical University Berlin

Publications

Schulz, J.J., Schröder, B. 2017. Identifying suitable multifunctional restoration areas for Forest Landscape Restoration in Central Chile. Ecosphere 8(1):e01644. 10.1002/ecs2.1644  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecs2.1644/epdf

Schulz, J.J., Huber, S. (2015) Where are spatial planning approaches in the current soil debate? Experieneces, Challenges and Integration points. Session Report from the Global Soil Week 2015, Berlin.  http://globalsoilweek.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/GSW_15_4.9_Thursday_summary.pdf

Schulz, J.J., Cayuela, L., Rey Benayas, J.M., Schröder, B. (2011). Factors influencing vegetation cover change in Mediterranean Central Chile (1975-2008). Applied Vegetation Science 14(4), 571-582. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2011.01135.x

Rey Benayas, J.M., Cristóbal, L., Kitzberger, T., Manson, R., López-Barrera, F., Schulz, J.J., Vaca, R., Cayuela, L., Rivera, R., Malizia, L., Golicher, D., Echeverría, C., del Castillo, R., Salas, J. (2011). Assessing the current extent and recent loss of dryland forest ecosystems. In: Newton, A. C., Tejedor, N. (eds.) Principles and practice of forest landscape restoration: case studies from the drylands of Latin America: 23-63. International Union for Nature Conservation, Gland, Switzerland. http://www.iucn.org/knowledge/publications_doc/publications/?7698/Principles-and-practice-of-forest-landscape-restoration--case-studies-from-the-drylands-of-Latin-America

Schulz, J.J., Cayuela, L., Echeverria, C., Salas, J., Rey Benayas, J.M. (2010). Monitoring land cover change of the dryland forest landscape of Central Chile (1975-2008). Applied Geography 30(3), 436-447. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2011.01135.x

Schulz, J.J. (2011). Imitating natural ecosystems through successional agroforestry for the regeneration of degraded lands - A case study of smallholder agriculture in Northeastern Brazil. In: F. Montagnini, W. Francesconi, E. Rossi (Eds.) Agroforestry as a tool for landscape restoration, Agriculture Issues & Policies Series, Nova Science Publishers. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=16423&osCsid=7ace679412b12e0bb3125fa9c3c91d05

Rey Benayas, J.M., Martins, A., Nicolau J.M., Schulz, J.J. (2007). Abandonment of agricultural land: an overview of drivers and consequences. Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources 2 (57). http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/PAVSNNR20072057