Dr. Anja Schmidt

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Dr. Anja Schmidt

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

Phone: 0345 558 5405
Fax: 0345 558 5329
a.schmidt@ufz.de

Orcid: 0000-0001-5339-219X

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Curriculum Vitae

since 10/2015

Researcher and Project Officer within the STACCATO project at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department of Community Ecology

2012 - 2015

PhD Student within the LEGATO project at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department of Community Ecology
Topic: Decomposition driven by invertebrates in tropical rice ecosystems: impacts of management strategies

2010/2011

Master's Thesis at the University of Giessen, Department of Animal Ecology,
Topic: Spatial small scale analyses on distribution patterns of carabid beetles in a contiguous deciduous forest

2010

Erasmus student at Lund University, Sweden

2008 - 2011

Master of Science at the University of Giessen,
Majors: Ecology, Environmental Science, Bioinformatics

2008

Bachelor's Thesis within the project IBISCA at the University of Erlangen/Nuremberg, Working group of Ecology and Diversity of Arthropods,
Topic: Räumliche und zeitliche Verteilung der Buntkäfer (Col.: Cleridae) in einem tropischen Tiefland-Regenwald Panamas (San Lorenzo National Park)

2005 - 2008

Bachelor of Science at the University of Erlangen/Nuremberg,
Majors: Biotechnology, Animal Physiology, Organismic Biology


Research Interests

Invertebrate mediated decomposition, soil fauna, food webs, biological pest control, biodiversity, entomology


Publications

2016 (2)

  • Marxen, A., Klotzbücher, T., Jahn, R., Kaiser, K., Nguyen, V.S., Schmidt, A., Schädler, M., Vetterlein, D., (2016):
    Interaction between silicon cycling and straw decomposition in a silicon deficient rice production system
    Plant Soil 398 (1), 153 - 163
    Volltext (URL)
  • Schmidt, A., John, K., Auge, H., Brandl, R., Horgan, F.G., Settele, J., Zaitsev, A.S., Wolters, V., Schädler, M., (2016):
    Compensatory mechanisms of litter decomposition under alternating moisture regimes in tropical rice fields
    Appl. Soil Ecol. 107 , 79 - 90
    Volltext (URL)

2015 (2)

  • Schmidt, A., Auge, H., Brandl, R., Heong, K.L., Hotes, S., Settele, J., Villareal, S., Schädler, M., (2015):
    Small-scale variability in the contribution of invertebrates to litter decomposition in tropical rice fields
    Basic Appl. Ecol. 16 (8), 674 - 680
    Volltext (URL)
  • Schmidt, A., John, K., Arida, G., Auge, H., Brandl, R., Horgan, F.G., Hotes, S., Marquez, L., Radermacher, N., Settele, J., Wolters, V., Schädler, M., (2015):
    Effects of residue management on decomposition in irrigated rice fields are not related to changes in the decomposer community
    PLOS One 10 (7), e0134402
    Volltext (URL)