Graduate School HIGRADE

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 HIGRADE Fall Conference, October 2nd, 2012

1st session

hall 1 A, 9:15 - 10:30 h

9:15-
9:30

Sleepless in the city – artificial night light and traffic noise impacts European blackbirds
Anja Nordt, Department Conservation Biology

Introduction by Dr. Reinhard Klenke

9:30-
9:45

Changing individual travel behavior by soft policies: a field experiment in Leipzig Ines Thronicker, Department of Environmental Politics

Introduction by: Prof. Christoph Görg

9:45-
10:00

The rich get richer: socioeconomic status, taxonomic and functional composition in urban green areas of Valdivia, Chile
Natalia Carrasco, Department of Community Ecology

Introduction by: Dr. Ingolf Kühn

10:00-
10:15

Soil protist diversity facing crop fertilization
Guillaume Lentendu, Department of Community Ecology/University of Leipzig

Introduction by: Prof. Martin Schlegel, University of Leipzig

10:15-
10:30

ROOTS IN 4D
Nicolai Paul Köbernick, Department of Soil Physics/Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Introduction by: Prof. Reinhold Jahn, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

 

1st session

hall 1 A, 11:00 - 12:00 h

11:00-
11:15

Can the social parasite Phengaris (Maculinea) nausithous increase genetic diversity in Myrmica rubra host ant populations?
Gaetano Solazzo, Department of Community Ecology/Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Introduction by: PD Dr. Josef Settele

11:15-
11:30

Ecological equivalence of plants on the basis of a common scaling law
Lin Yue, Department of Ecological Modelling/Technical University Dresden


Introduction by: Dr. Jürgen Gröneveld

11:30-
11:45

A symphony that’s hard to conduct: Exploring the performance of policy instruments that govern land use decisions in the context of bioenergy production with an agent-based model
Hanna Weise, Department of Ecological Modelling

Introduction by: Prof. Erik Gawel

11:45-
12:00

It´s all in the mix: the benefit of species-rich grasslands in the biofuel context
Franziska Taubert, Department of Ecological Modelling

Introduction by: Prof. Andreas Huth

 

1st Session

hall 1 A, 13:45 - 14:45 h

13:45-
14:00

Biogas from lignocellulosic materials – options offered by fungal pre-treatment
Sukhwinder Singh, Department Bioenergy and Department of Environmental Microbiology

Introduction by: Dr. Sabine Kleinsteuber

14:00-
14:15

Water Pricing Strategies in an Integrated Water Services Management Framework
Eva-Kristina Bernsen, Department of Economics/University of Leipzig

Introduction by: Prof. Erik Gawel

14:15-
14:30

Bread or Water? Discourses of food security and water scarcity in Egypt’s agricultural sector
Birgit Kemmerling, Department of Ecological Modelling/University of Leipzig

Introduction by: Dr. Birgit Müller

14:30-
14:45

Down the Rabbit Hole: Leaky Sewer System
Mitra Nikpay, Department of Soil Physics/Technical University Dresden

Introduction by: Dr. Gerhard Strauch

 

1st session

hall 1 A, 15:15 - 16:15 h

15:15-
15:30

Below the Flow - Integrated field measurements in the hyporheic zone
Michael Vieweg, Department of Hydrogeology

Introduction by: Dr. Christian Schmidt

15:30-
15:45

How much data are needed to identify a hydrological water quality model?
Sanyuan Jiang, Department of Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis

Introduction by: Dr. Michael Rode

15:45-
16:00

Leaf area index in a Mediterranean ecosystem
Arndt Piayda, Department of Computational Hydro Systems

Introduction by: Dr. Corinna Rebmann

16:00-
16:15

Characterizing the Spatial Distribution of Flow Parameters from Pumping Tests in Fractured Media
Armin Pechstein, Department of Computational Hydro Systems/Department of Hydrogeology

Introduction by: Prof. Sabine Attinger