Irina Heiß


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department of Computational Landscape Ecology

Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig

Tel.: +49 341 235-1950

Portrait Irina Heiß
(Image: Sebastian Wiedling/UFZ)

Research topics


  • exploring the potential to improve ecosystem services by altering agricultural management practices
  • modelling of agricultural management impacts on biophysical processes and ecosystem services of agroecosystems
  • assessing the impact of agricultural management on multifunctionality of agroecosystems

Curriculum vitae

since 2023 PhD candidate in the junior research group AgriScape
Nov.-Dec. 2022 Research assistant in the project Mustergut Tellow at the Thünen Institute for Climate-Smart Agriculture, Brunswick
  • M.Sc. in "Environmental Sciences: Atmosphere, Biogeochemistry and Climate" at Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Thesis topic: "Inventory of the soil resources at the farm Tellow, Northern Germany: Current soil condition and future perspectives" supervised by PD Axel Don, Thünen-Institute for Climate-Smart Agriculture, Brunswick
2021-2022 Student assistant at the KlimAgrar research group, University of Potsdam
2020-2021 Erasmus scholarship for the master's program Geoecology at the University of Potsdam
2019-2019 Tuition Waiver Scholarship for the University of Sydney, Australia
  • B.Sc. in Geosciences, University of Göttingen
  • Thesis topic: "Distribution of the non-relevant metabolites Desphenyl-Chloridazon and Methyl-Desphenyl-Chloridazon in the aquatic environment" supervised by Prof. Dr. Tobias Licha