Research for the Environment

Dr. Sandra Wochele

Scientist

Department of Bioenergy -
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
in cooperation with the German Biomass Research Centre – DBFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: +49 (0)341 2434-558
Fax: +49 (0)341 2434-133
Bautzener Str. 67
sandra.wochele@ufz.de

Department Bioenergy
Department Computational Landscape Ecology

Dr. Sandra Wochele

Scientific career

10/2010 -

Scientist at the UFZ, Department Bioenergy

09/2006-08/2009

PhD Student at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK-IFU) in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Thesis: Modelling spatial differentiated impacts of atmospheric nitrogen input on matter conversion and leaching from forest ecosystems in Germany

03/2005-12/2005

Master Student at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK-IFU) in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Thesis: Quantification of methane sources and sinks in tropical rain forest soils in Queensland, Australia.

11/1999-12/2005

Study of Physical Geography at the LMU Munich,
Minors: physics, meteorology, GIS
Degree: Dipl. Geogr.

Projects

Simulation of biomass production for the use of bioenergy or biofuels under the aspect of different cropping systems, land use change, climate change and a changing demography for the real landscape of Central Germany until 2050.

Department Bioenergy - System Analysis

ISI Publication

Kiese R; Heinzeller C; Werner C; Wochele S; Grote R; Butterbach-Bahl K (2011): Quantification of nitrate leaching from German forest ecosystems by use of a process oriented biogeochemical model. Environmental Pollution Volume 159, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 3204–3214

Kiese, R.; Wochele, S.; Butterbach-Bahl, K. (2008): Site specific and regional estimates of methane uptake by tropical rainforest soils in north eastern Australia. Plant and Soil 309(1), 211-226.

Livesley, S.J.; Gleeson, D.; Wochele, S.; Kiese, R.; Butterbach-Bahl, K.; Arndt, S.K. (2010): Ammonia and methane oxidising bacterial community structure and nitrogen oxide/methane flux in four contrasting land-uses. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. (submitted)

Abstracts and posters

Wochele, S.; Kiese, R.; Grote, R.; Butterbach-Bahl, K. (2009): Modelling and assessing effects of N-deposition in forest ecosystems in Germany. In: C.Grignani, M.Acutis, L. Zavattaro, L.Bechini, C.Bertora, P.Marino Gallina, D.Sacco (Eds). Proceedings of the 16th Nitrogen Workshop- Connecting different scales of nitrogen use in agriculture. June 28th - July 1st 2009, Turin, Italy, pp.569-570.

Wochele, S.; Butterbach-Bahl, K.; Nagel, H.D.; Schlutow, A.; Jenssen, M.; Kiese, R. (2009): Effect of N deposition on long term soil acidification of forest ecosystems in Germany. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-10693-2, EGU General Assembly 2009., Vienna (Austria), Abstract.

Wochele, S.; Butterbach-Bahl, K.; Grote, R.; Kiese, R. (2007): Eutrophication and acidification of German forest ecosystems due to N deposition. GEIA ACCENT Summer School 2007 Surface emissions and prediction of atmospheric composition changes, Ile d´Oléron, Frankreich.

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