Curriculum Vitae


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Martin Volk
born at 11.07.1964 in Hausen,
Gießen (Hessen)
married
1 child

Education


2015

  • Nomination as adjunct professor for physical geography and geoecology at the Faculty for Natural Sciences III of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.

2010

  • Habilitation (Dr. rer. nat. habil.) at the Faculty for Natural Sciences III of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Oral defence: 25.01.2010. Lecture: 22.04.2010.

    Title of the habilitation thesis: “Scale appropriate analysis, assessment and management of landscape water and matter dynamics”

1994

  • Received doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) from the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen.

    Title of the dissertation (in German): "Geomorphodynamics of a glaciated high arctic coastal area, Liedfde- and Bockfjordern, North Western Spitsbergen".

1990

  • Diploma in Physical Geography at the Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen, Germany.

Career


2017






2015

  • Partner in the BiodivERsA-project CROSSLINK
  • Partner in the project Euro-FLOW: A European training and research network for environmental FLOW management in river basins. A MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded under H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017Koordinator des BiodivERsA-Projektes TALE
  • Member Editorial Board "Environmental Science and Policy"

  • Co-ordinator of the BiodivERsA-project TALE
  • Editor-in-Chief of "Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology" (2015-2017)

2012-

  • Member of editorial board „Environmental Modelling & Software“ und associate editor of „Sustainability of Water Quality and Sustainability“
  • Head of work packages 3 on „Trade-offs and synergies between ESS given at different land use intensities and landscape configurations” (Helmholtz Research Programme POF III) (2012)

2011

  • Head of Working Group on „Integrated Modelling and Optimization“
  • Partner in the EU-Project ABOT

2005-
2008

  • Head of the Working group “Integrated modelling, remote sensing and data assimilation”
  • Leader of the project “Quantification of Ecosystem Services and Trade Offs”

2004

  • Deputy Director of the Department Landscape Ecology of the UFZ (since 2004)
  • Deputy head of the research cluster “River Basin Management”
  • Head of the working group “Abiotics”

2003-
2004

  • Sabbatical at the "Blackland Research & Extension Center" of the Texas A & M University and the "Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory", USDA-ARS in Temple, Texas, USA (research visitor stipend if the USDA)

2004

  • Deputy Director of the Department Computational Landscape Ecology of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
  • Deputy head of the research cluster “River Basin Management”
  • Head of the working group “Abiotics”

2001

  • Research placement at the "Grassland, Soil and Water Research Lab" of the USDA-ARS in Temple, Texas, USA (supported by the German Science Foundation)
  • Participation in the river basin management related projects "Weisse Elster" and "FLUMAGIS" (supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research)

2000

  • Research scientist at the UFZ
  • Working package leader in the project "Natural resources protection and economic development in the Torgau region"
  • Head of a research part of the joint project "Integrated Watershed Management on the example of the Saale River"
  • Coordinator of the WTZ-project ""Impact of land use on the water balance, soil erosion and water quality in the Corumbatai watershed, Sao Paulo, Brazil".

1995-
1999

1995

1993-
1995

  • Terminable research scientist at the Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Applied Landscape Ecology.
  • Worked freelance in the field of geotechnology and engineering surveying
  • Worked in an engineering office in Bad Dürrenberg (Saxony-Anhalt), producing evaluative reports dealing with environmental technology, geotechnology and hydrogeology issues.