Publications



Journal Articles (peer-reviewed)

Ruppert, J.C. & A. Linstädter, 2014. Convergence between ANPP estimation methods in grasslands - a practical solution to the comparability dilemma. Ecological Indicators, 36: 524-531 (Impact factor 2.89). dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.09.008 [Download PrePrint]

Brüser, K., Feilhauer, H., Schellberg, J., Linstädter, A., Oomen, R.J., Ruppert, J.C., Ewert, F. 2014. Discrimination and Characterization of Management Systems in semi-arid Rangelands of South Africa using RapidEye Time Series. International Journal of Remote Sensing, in press. (Impact factor 1.14)

Moreno García, C.A., Schellberg, J., Ewert, F., Brüser, K., Canales-Prati, P., Linstädter, A., Oomen, R.J., Ruppert, J.C., Perelman, SB. 2014. Response of community-aggregated plant functional traits along grazing gradients: insights from African semi-arid grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science, in press. (Impact factor 2.26) DOI:10.1111/avsc.12092

Martin, R., Müller, B., Linstädter, A., Frank, K., 2013. How much climate change can pastoral livelihoods tolerate? Modelling rangelands and evaluating risk. Global Environmental Change (Impact factor 6.87). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.09.009 [Download PrePrint]

Linstädter, A., Kemmerling, B. (equally contributing), Baumann, G., Kirscht, H., 2013: The importance of being reliable – valuation and management of forage plants in a dryland pastoral system. Journal of Arid Environments 95: 30-40. (Impact factor: 1.72) dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2013.03.008 [Download PostPrint]

Yonas, B., Beyene, F., Negatu, L., Angassa, A., 2013. Influence of resettlement on pastoral land use and local livelihoods in southwest Ethiopia. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems 16: 103-117. Abstract

Angassa, A., 2012. Effects of grazing intensity and bush encroachment on herbaceous species and range condition in southern Ethiopia. Land Degradation and Development, accepted May 2012. dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2160

Linstädter, A., Baumann, G., 2013: Abiotic and biotic recovery pathways of arid rangelands: lessons from the High Atlas Mountains, Morocco. CATENA 103, 3-15. (Impact factor: 1.89) dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2012.02.002 [Download PostPrint]

Angassa, A., Sheleme, B., Oba, G., Treydte, A.C., Linstädter, A., Sauerborn, J., 2012: Savanna land use and its effect on soil characteristics in southern Ethiopia. Journal of Arid Environments 81, 67-76 (Impact factor: 1.72) dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2012.01.006

Ruppert, J.C., Holm, A., Miehe, S., Muldavin, E., Snyman, H.A., Wesche, K., Linstädter, A., 2012: Meta-analysis of rain-use efficiency confirms indicative value for degradation and supports non-linear response along precipitation gradients. Journal of Vegetation Science 23(6), 1035-1050. (Impact factor: 2.818) dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01420.x [Download PrePrint]

Teka, H. I. Madakadze, C., Angassa, A., Hassen, A., 2012. Effect of seasonal variation on the nutritional quality of key herbaceous species in semi-arid areas of Borana, Ethiopia. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 29, 324-332. [Download pdf]

Kuckertz, P., Ullrich, O., Linstädter, A., Speckenmeyer, E., 2011: Agent-based modeling and simulation of a pastoral-nomadic land use system. Simulation Notes Europe 21 (3-4), 147-152. [Download pdf]

Terefe, B., Limenih, M., Gure, A., Angassa, A. 2011. Impact of Acacia drepanolobium (an invasive woody species) on gum-resin resources and local livelihood in Borana, southern Ethiopia. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems 14, 1063-1074. [Download pdf]

Linstädter, A., Zielhofer, C., 2010: Regional fire history shows abrupt responses of Mediterranean ecosystems to centennial-scale climate change (Olea-Pistacia woodlands, NE Morocco). Journal of Arid Environments 74, 101-110. (Impact factor: 1.59) dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2009.07.006

Zimmermann, J., Higgins, S.I., Grimm, V., Hoffmann, J., Linstädter A., 2010: Grass mortality in semi-arid savanna: the role of fire, competition and self-shading. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 12, 1-8. (Impact factor: 3.68) dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2009.09.003 [Download PostPrint]

Zimmermann, J., Higgins, S.I., Grimm, V., Hoffmann, J., Linstädter, A., 2008: Recruitment events in perennial grasslands: the combined role of fire, competition, moisture, and seed availability. Journal of Ecology 96, 1033-1044. (Impact factor: 4.24) dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2008.01409.x

Müller, B., Linstädter, A., Bollig, M., Frank, Wissel, C., 2007: Learning from indigenous knowledge: modelling the pastoral-nomadic range management of the Himba, Namibia. Ecological Applications 17, 1857-1875. (Impact factor: 3.47) dx.doi.org/10.1890/06-1193.1 [Download pdf]

Bollig, M., Schulte, A., 1999: Environmental change and pastoral perceptions: Degradation and indigenous knowledge on two African pastoral communities. Human Ecology 27, 493-514. (Impact factor: 1.25) www.jstor.org/stable/4603331

Sander, H., Bollig, M., Schulte, A., 1998: Himba paradise lost – stability, degra­dation, and pastoralist management of Omuhonga Basin (Namibia). Die Erde 129: 301-315. (Impact factor: 0.4) [Download pdf]

 

Book Chapters

Kuhn, A., Gaiser, T., Heidecke, C., Kemmerling, B., Kirscht, H., Linstädter, A., Roth, A., Goldbach, H., 2010: Importance of resource management for livelihood security under Climate Change in Southern Morocco. In Speth, P., Christoph, M., Diekkrüger, B. (Eds.), Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa. Springer, New York, pp. 566-591. [Download pdf]

Linstädter, A., Baumann, G., Born, K., Fritzsche, P., Kemmerling, B., Kirscht, H., Klose, A., Menz, G., 2010: Land use in southern Morocco: managing unpredictable resources and extreme events. In Speth, P., Christoph, M., Diekkrüger, B. (Eds.), Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa. Springer, New York, pp. 612-633. [Follow for Download]

Rössler, M., Kirscht, H., Rademacher, C., Platt, S., Kemmerling, B., Linstädter, A. (2010): Migration and resource management in the Drâa Valley, Southern Morocco. In Speth, P., Christoph, M., Diekkrüger, B. (Eds.), Impacts of Global Change on the Hydrological Cycle in West and Northwest Africa. Springer, New York, pp. 633-646. [Download pdf]

Linstädter, A., 2008: Landscape ecology of savannas – from disturbance regime to management strategies. In Bollig, M., Bubenzer, O. (Eds.), African Landscapes: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Springer, New York, pp. 79-103. [Download pdf]

Linstädter, A., Bolten, A., 2007: Space matters – sustainable range management in a highly variable environment. In Bubenzer, O., Bolten, A., Darius, F. (Eds.), Atlas of Cultural and Environmental Change in Arid Africa. Heinrich-Barth-Institut, Köln, pp. 104-107. [Download pdf]

Beierkuhnlein, C., Schulte, A., 2000: Plant Functional Types – Einschränkungen und Möglichkeiten funktionaler Klassifikationsansätze in der Vegetationsökologie. In Jax, K. (Ed.), Funktionsbegriff und Unsicherheit in der Ökologie. Lang, Frankfurt/M., pp. 45-64.

 

Full Abstracts & Miscellaneous

Moreno García, CA., Schellberg, J., Ewert, F., Linstädter, A., Ruppert, JC., Perelman, SB. 2013. . Conference Proceedings of the 22nd International Grassland Congress, 15th - 19th September 2013, Sydney, Australia. (peer reviewed) [Download doc]

Drees, R., Linstädter, A., Frank, K., Müller, B., 2012. Which household tolerates droughts? –  Strategies to secure pastoral livelihoods. In Seppelt, R., Voinov, A.A., Lange, S., Bankamp, D. (Eds.): International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2012 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software. Managing Resources of a Limited Planet: Pathways and Visions under Uncertainty, Sixth Biennial Meeting, Leipzig, pp. 2631-2641. [Download pdf]

Angassa, A., 2011. Effects of drought on cattle herd dynamics and its implication on local livelihood systems in Borana, Ethiopia. University of Hohenheim, Food Security Centre, Brief No.1, Stuttgart, 6 pp. [Download pdf]

Drees, R., Baumann, G., Kemmerling, B., Linstädter, A. (2009): Lessons learned from transhumant pastoralism: The role of key resources in a heterogeneous environment. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (29 June to 2 July 2009), 3 pp. [Download pdf]

Linstädter, A., Bolten, A., 2006: Learning from the Himba nomads. Investigation of a land use strategy in the savannas of Namibia. Geographische Rundschau, International Edition 2/3, 21-27. http://www.westermann-fin.de/heft/23310603/Volume-2-No-03-2006

Eisold, J., Tönsjost, S., Bollig, M., Linstädter, A., 2006: Local and ecological knowledge on natural resource management – A case study from north-western Namibia. Full Abstract, Tropentag 2006 Bonn, 6 pp. [Download pdf]

Linstädter, J., Richter, J., Linstädter, A., 2002: Optimale Datenerhebung mit minimalem Aufwand. Archäologische Informationen 25, 99-106.

Schulte, A., 2002: Stabilität oder Zerstörung? Veränderungen der Vegetation des Kaokolandes unter pastoralnomadischer Nutzung. Kölner Geographische Arbeiten 77, 101-118.