Dr. Jörg Priess

Dr. Joerg Priess

Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department for Computational Landscape Ecology
Permoserstraße 15
D-04318 Leipzig

Tel.: ++49 341 235 1879
Fax: ++49 341 235 1939
joerg.priess@ufz.de

Position

  • Head of the research group SALAS - simulation and analysis of land systems

Research interests

  • Climate Change / Global Change and impacts on environment and ecosystem services
  • Scenario development and -analysis
  • Simulation of land-use dynamics
  • Mapping and evaluation of (cultural) ecosystem services

Research Projects

  • URBANGAIA - Managing urban Biodiversity and Green Infrastructure to increase city resilience (EU BIODIVERSA 03/2017 - 02/2020)
  • Land Use Conflicts - WP1 scenarios and policy analysis (IP12; POF3 bis 2020)

Completed projects

  • OpenNESS - WP 2 policy analysis and scenario development (EU FP7 2014 - 2017)
  • SECTOR (EU FP7  2013 - 2016)
  • Integrated management of water resources in Central Asia - Model region Mongolia - MoMo 1 und 2 (BMBF; 2006-2009; 2010-2013)

PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany
* Since 2009 Research group leader at Department Computational Landscape Ecology - CLE (development of integrated models and regional scenarios)

Center for Environmental Systems Research – CESR, Kassel University, Germany
* 2006-2008 Focus-Speaker of SFB 552 STORMA
* 2004-2008 Assistant Professor (C2), member of the CESR executive board, and GRID research group leader (Global and Regional Integrated Dynamics)
* 2002-2008 Member of Executive Board and cturer for ‘International Max Planck Research School on Earth Systems Modelling’
* 2001-2003 Senior Researcher (development of land-use models)

Laboratory of Soil Science and Geology – Wageningen University, The Netherlands
* 1999-2000 Research Fellow (development of models & model coupling)

Institute of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition – Goettingen University, Germany
* 1994-1998 Postdoc (carbon and nitrogen dynamics of forest soils)
* 1990-1993 PhD-student (carbon and vegetation dynamics of tropical forests) with Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas – IVIC, Caracas, Vene-zuela
* 1989 – 1990 Research assistant (project: carbon stocks of tropical forests for ‘Enquete Komission zum Schutz der Erdathmosphäre des Deutschen Bundes-tages’)

AWARDS
* 1999-2000 EU Marie Curie Fellowship, (at Wageningen University)

EDUCATION
* 1995 PhD in Forest Science (Thesis: Soil and vegetation dynamics in tropical rain forests, Venezuela; UNI Goettingen, Germany)
* 1988 MSc in Biology (Thesis: Nitrogen nutrition of spruce seedlings; UNI Goettin-gen, Germany)

Forschungsinteressen

Landnutzung / Landnutzungsänderungen und ihre Auswirkungen auf Gesellschaft und Umwelt

Interdisziplinäre Ansätze zur Erfassung und Bewältigung von Global Change Problemen

Erdsystemmodellierung: Entwicklung & Kopplung von Simulationsmodellen
(regelbasierte und empirische Modelle, Prozessmodelle)

Szenarien-Entwicklung und -Analyse

Index:

Articles in ISI listed journals (41)
Articles in other journals (not listed in ISI) (7)
Book chapters (17)
Conference contributions (7)

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Articles in ISI listed journals (41)

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Book chapters (17)

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Conference contributions (7)

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