Research for the Environment

Christiane Schulz-Zunkel

Dipl. Geoökologin

room 3.40
Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research - UFZ
Department Conservation Biology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig

phone: 0341 235-1645
fax: 0314 235-1470

Christiane im Regenwald

Research interests

  • biogeochemical dynamics in floodplain soils
  • ecosystem services (assessment and mapping)


Title PhD:
Floodplain soils as sinks or sources for trace metals? Case study Elbe River, Germany.

chapter's

  • SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C. and F. KRUEGER (2009): Trace metal dynamics in floodplain soils of the river Elbe - A review. JEQ 38:1349-1362
  • SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C., KRUEGER, F, RUPP, H., MEISSNER, R., GRUBER, B., GERISCH, M., and H.-R. BORK (2013): Spatial and seasonal distribution of trace metals in floodplain soils. A case study with the Middle Elbe River, Germany, Geoderma
  • SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C., RINKLEBE, J & H.-R. BORK (in prep.): The simulation of wet-dry cycles in floodplains soils and its effects on trace metal mobility.

Publications

peer-reviewed paper

  • NATHO, S. VENOHR, M., HENLE, K. and C. SCHULZ-ZUNKEL (2013): Modelling nitrogen retention in differently degraded floodplains of three large rivers in Germany, Journal of Environmental Management
  • SCHINDLER, S., KROPIK, M., BUNTING, S.W., HENLE, K. HOFFMANN, M., KANKA, R., MAUERHOFER, V., SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C., BIRÃ. M., ESSL, F., JAQUIER, S., BALÃIZS, L., BORICS, G., GASSO, V., HUDIN, S., KRUG, A., LAUWAARS, S., ZULKA, K.-P., WRBKA, T. (2013): Floodplain management in temperate regions: is multifunctionality enhancing biodiversity? Environmental Evidence
  • LAUTENBACH, S., MAES, J., KATTWINKEL, M., SEPPELT, R., STRAUCH, M., SCHOLZ, M., SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C., VOLK, M., WEINERT, J. & DORMANN, C.F. (2011): Mapping water quality related ecosystem services –applications for nitrogen and pesticides. IJBESM

books

  • Maltby, E. (Ed.) 2009. Functional assessment of wetlands. Towards evaluation of ecosystem services. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Boston, New York, Washington, DC; contributing reserach personnel UFZ SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C. , Eisenmann, V., Brandt, O., Geyer, S., Potesta, M., Scholz, M., Henle, K.
  • SCHOLZ, M. , MEHL, D., SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C., KASPERIDUS, H.D., BORN, W. & K. HENLE (2012): Ökosystemfunktionen von Flussauen - Analyse und Bewertung von Hochwasserretention, Nährstoffrückhalt, Kohlenstoffvorrat, Treibhausgasemissionen und Habitatfunktion. (Ecosystem services in floodplains - analysis of floodwater detention, nutrient retention, carbon storage and habitat provision). Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt 124: 257 S.

project reports

  • Maes, J., Braat, L., Jax, K., Hutchins, M., Furman, E., Termansen, M., Luque, S., Paracchini, M.L., Chauvin, C., Williams, R., Volk, M., Lautenbach, S., Kopperoinen, L., Schelhaas, M.-J., Weinert, J., Goossen, M., Dumont, E., Strauch, M., Görg, C., Dormann, C., Katwinkel, M., Zulian, G., Varjopuro, R., Ratamäki, O., Hauck, J., Forsius, M, Hengeveld, G., Perez-Soba, M., Bouraoui, F., Scholz, M., Schulz-Zunkel, C., Lepistö, A., Polishchuk, Y. & G. Bidoglio (2011): A spatial assessment of ecosystem services in Europe: Methods, case studies and policy analysis - phase 1. PEER Report No 3. Ispra: Partnership for European Environmental Research

Research projects

Completed research projects

Reviews for scientific journals

  • 2009 - Water, Air and Soil Pollution

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Publications

JAX, K. (Ed.)(2010): Ecosystem functioning Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 272 S.

Fisheries and Fish-eating Vertebrates as a Model Case
Series: Environmental Science and Engineering
Subseries: Environmental Science
Klenke, R.A.; Ring, I.; Kranz, A.; Jepsen, N.; Rauschmayer, F.; Henle, K. (Eds.)
2013, XIV, 347 p. 64 illus., 36 in color.

JAX. K. & A. SCHWARZ (2011): Competing terms. Chapter 11,. In: SCHWARZ, A. & K. JAX (eds.): Ecology Revisited: Reflecting on Concepts, Advancing Science. Dordrecht, Springer: 155-159.

SCHWARZ, A. & K. JAX (eds.): Ecology Revisited: Reflecting on Concepts, Advancing Science. Dordrecht, Springer: 444 p.

BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION Volume 20, Number 5, 1057-1072, DOI: 10.1007/s10531-011-0015-2

Effects of species turnover on reserve site selection in a fragmented landscape - Birgit Felinks, Renata Pardini, Marianna Dixo, Klaus Follner, Jean P. Metzger und Klaus Henle

BRECKLING, B., PE'ER, G. & Y.G. MATSINOS (2011). Cellular Automata in Ecological Modelling. In: JOPP, F., REUTER, H., BRECKLING, B. (Eds.): Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics.  Springer: 105-117.

BRECKLING, B., PE'ER, G. & Y.G. MATSINOS (2011). Cellular Automata in Ecological Modelling. In: JOPP, F., REUTER, H., BRECKLING, B. (Eds.): Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics. Springer: 105-117.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/331/6021/1139.summary

Science-Policy Interface: Beyond Assessments - Mike Hulme, Martin Mahony, Silke Beck, Christoph Görg, Bernd Hansjürgens, Jennifer Hauck, Carsten Nesshöver, Axel Paulsch, Marie Vandewalle, Heidi Wittmer, Stefan Böschen, Peter Bridgewater, Mariteuw Chimère Diaw, Pierre Fabre, Aurelia Figueroa, Kong Luen Heong, Horst Korn, Rik Leemans, Eva Lövbrand, Mohd Norowi Hamid, Chad Monfreda, Roger Pielke, Jr., Josef Settele, Marten Winter, Alice B. M. Vadrot, Sybille van den Hove and Jeroen P. van der Sluijs, Science 5 August 2011: 697-698.