Research for the Environment

Josef Settele

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Josef Settele
Research Scientist

Department of Community Ecology
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Theodor-Lieser-Str. 4
06120 Halle
Germany

josef.settele@ufz.de

Photo of Josef Settele

Research and related interests

  • Conservation and Evolutionary Biology of Insects
  • Biodiversity and Land Use
  • Interdisciplinary Cooperation and Project Co-ordination in Biodiversity

Publications 

Outstanding papers

Projects

Coordinated projects

  • TMDTagfalter-Monitoring Deutschland (Butterfly Monitoring Germany)
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  • LEGATO - Land-use intensity and Ecological EnGineering – Assessment Tools for risks and Opportunities in irrigated rice based production systems
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  • CLIMIT - CLimate change impacts on Insects and their MITigation (EU FP 6, ERA-Net project BiodivERsA, 2009 - 2013)
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  • ALARM - Assessing LArge scale environmental Risks with tested Methods (EU FP 6, Integrated Project, 2004 - 2009)
    ALARM descriptionHomepage
  • MacMan - Maculinea Butterflies of the Habitats Directive and European Red List as Indicators and Tools for Habitat Conservation and Management (EU FP 5,; RTD-Project,; 2002 - 2006)
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  • FIFB Forschungsverbund Isolation, Flächengröße und Biotopqualität (effects of isolation, area size, and habitat quality on the survival of animal and plant populations) (BMBF national funding; 1992 – 1996)
Curriculum vitae

since Feb 2011

Scientific Coordinator BMBF Project LEGATO („Land-use intensity and Ecological Engineering – Assessment Tools for risks and Opportunities in irrigated rice based production systems“); ca. 100 scientists and stakeholders from Europa and South-East-Asia, esp. Germany, Philippines and Vietnamwww.legato-project.net

2010 - 2014

IPCC AR5 Working Group II; Coordinating lead author (CLA) of chapter 04 “Terrestrial and inland water systems”

Mar 2009 - Dec 2012

Scientific Coordinator FP6 ERA-Net BiodivERsA-Project CLIMIT („CLimate change impacts on Insects and their MITigation“); ca. 70 scientists of 20 partner organisations from ca. 10 countries www.climit-project.net

Nov 2006 - Oct 2009

Deputy co-ordinator of the EC FP6 Policy support project MACIS "Policy options to minimise negative effects of climate change on biodiversity"

since Feb 2004

Head and scientific co-ordinator of the EC FP6 Integrated Project ALARM ("Assessment of LArge scale environmental Risks for biodiversity with tested Methods"); ca. 250 scientists of 68 partner organisations from 35 countries

since Nov 2002

"Privatdozent"1 of 'Ecology' at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

1Privatdozent: a lecturer at German universities who is not a member of the salaried university staff, but is eligible for a professorship

Feb 2002 - Mar 2006

Head and scientific co-ordinator of the EC FP5 RTD Project MACMAN ("Maculinea Butterflies of the Habitats Directive and European Red List as Indicators and Tools for Habitat Conservation and Management"); ca. 100 scientists of ca. 40 partner organisations from 18 countries

since Sep 2001

Deputy Head of Department of Community Ecology at the UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research. Head of animal ecology section

May 2000 -
Jun 2001

Scientific Co-ordinator of a national research project on sustainable land use for conservation of endangered species in the Central European Cultural landscape ("MOSAIK").

Nov 1997 - Oct 2002

"Privatdozent"1 of 'Landscape Ecology and Agroecology' at the University of Hohenheim [Habilitation thesis (translated): 'A grid based analysis of metapopulations']

1Privatdozent: a lecturer at German universities who is not a member of the salaried university staff, but is eligible for a professorship

Jan 1993 -
Aug 2001

Deputy Head of Department of Conservation Biology and Natural Resources at the UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research

1993 - 1996

Scientific co-ordinator of and researcher within large interdisciplinary conservation biological research projects (e.g. FIFB = Species survival in fragmented landscapes). Focus on integration of nature conservation and agriculture

Sep 1992

Ph.D. degree in agricultural sciences; thesis: "Effects of intensification in irrigated rice production on terrestrial arthropods of Philippine Rice Terraces"

May 1989 -
Aug 1990

Civil service in a natural history museum (Bad Dürkheim, Germany); activities in nature conservation, entomofaunistics and curation of entomological collections)

Mar 1989 - Dec 1992

Scientific assistant at the Agroecology Section of the Institute of Plant Production in the Tropics and Subtropics at Hohenheim University

Mar 1988 - Feb 1989

Second long-term stay in the Philippines for continuation of field studies in the rice terraces of Ifugao Province (basic data collection for Ph.D.; DAAD scholarship)

1986 - 1988

Graduate studies in agricultural biology at Hohenheim University; master degree in agricultural biology (thesis: effects of intensification of the rice terrace system on terrestrial arthropod communities); majors in: plant protection, tropical and subtropical plant production, plant ecology and landscape planning

1985

First long-term stay in the Philippines for field studies in the rice terraces of Ifugao Province (basic data collection for master thesis; scholarship of private foundation: "Vater-und-Sohn-Eiselen-Stiftung, Ulm, Germany")

1982 - 1984

Undergraduate studies in agricultural biology at Hohenheim University (agricultural university near Stuttgart, Southern Germany)

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