Maria Langhammer


Maria Langhammer
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Department Ökologische Systemanalyse
für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig

Tel: 0341 235 1723

Maria Langhammer

Research interests

  • Agricultural landscape simulation
  • Biodiversity responses to land use change
  • Bioenergy-driven biodiversity decline
  • Effects of the EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP)
  • Individual- and Agent-based Modelling

Since 07/2019

Coordinator at the HIGRADE – Helmholtz Interdisciplinary GRADuate School for Environmental Research, UFZ

Since 04/2018

Research Associate at the Department of Ecological Modelling, UFZ

06/2013 - 05/2019

Research Assistant in the Scientific Coordination Team of the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

10/2013 - 12/2017

PhD Scholarship of the Heinrich Böll Foundation

Thesis: Simulating biodiversity responses to land use mosaics in agricultural landscapes: an overview of possibilities and potentials

09/2011 - 04/2013

Research Assistant at the Department of Bioenergy, UFZ

01/2010 - 10/2012

Project Assistant at GRÜNE LIGA e.V. and Ökolöwe - Umweltbund Leipzig e.V.

10/2002 - 09/2009

Biology studies (Diploma) at University of Greifswald and Freie Universität Berlin

Thesis: Ecology of coastal plant communities at Absheron National Park, Azerbaijan

2019 (1)

  • Langhammer, M., Thober, J., Lange, M., Frank, K., Grimm, V., (2019):
    Agricultural landscape generators for simulation models: A review of existing solutions and an outline of future directions
    Ecol. Model. 393 , 135 - 151
    full text (url)

2017 (1)

  • Langhammer, M., Grimm, V., Pütz, S., Topping, C.J., (2017):
    A modelling approach to evaluating the effectiveness of Ecological Focus Areas: The case of the European brown hare
    Land Use Pol. 61 , 63 - 79
    full text (url)