Publications

2017

Dalski, Jan; Hüning, Christian; Clemen, Thomas
Proceedings of the 2017 Spring Simulation Multiconference, Society for Computer Simulation International, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
Glake, Daniel; Weyl, Julius; Dohmen, Carolin; Hüning, Christian; Clemen, Thomas
Proceedings of the 2017 Spring Simulation Multiconference, Society for Computer Simulation International, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
Lenfers, Ulfia A; Bruggemann, Rainer; Clemen, Thomas
Ecological Informatics, 42 , pp. 14–23, 2017, ISSN: 15749541

2016

Odipo, V.O.; Nickless, A.; Berger, C.; Baade, J.; Urbazaev, M.; Walther, C.; Schmullius, C.
Assessment of Aboveground Woody Biomass Dynamics Using Terrestrial Laser Scanner and L-Band ALOS PALSAR Data in South African Savanna
Forests 2016, 7, 294; doi:10.3390/f7120294
Lenfers, Ulfia A.; Brüggemann, R; Thiel-Clemen, Thomas
Von der Komplexität der Wirklichkeit hin zum Modell: Einsatz partieller Ordnungen bei der Modellentwicklung
Simulation in Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften, Workshop Hamburg, 2016
Hüning, Christian; Adebahr, Mitja; Thiel-Clemen, Thomas; Dalski, Jan; Lenfers, Ulfia; Grundmann, Lukas; Dybulla, Janus; Kiker, Gregory
Modeling & Simulation as a Service with the Massive Multi-Agent System MARS
To appear in Proceedings of the 2016 Spring Simulation Multiconference, 2016
Odipo, VO, Hüttich C, Schmullius C, Lück W (2016)
Aboveground woody biomass modeling using high resolution optical (DMC-2 and World View-2) and field inventory datasets in Skukuza, Kruger National Park.
Remote Sensing (in preparation).

2015

Falge, E., Brümmer, C., Schmullius, C., Hüttich, C., Scholes, R.J., Midgley, G., Hickler, T., Scheiter, S., Twine, W., Bradshaw, K., Lück, W., Thiel-Clemen, T., Mukelabai, M., and Kutsch, W. (2015)
SPACES Project ARS AfricaE – Adaptive Resilience of Southern African Ecosystems.
Poster presentation at the 2015 Savanna Science Network Meeting, 8-12 March, Skukuza, RSA.
Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-4869-1, 2015, Poster presentation at the EGU General Assembly 2015.
Falge, E., Kutsch, W., Berger, C., Bradshaw, K., Brümmer, C., du Toit, J., Hickler, T., Hüttich, C., Iiyambo, T., Lenfers, U., Lück, W., Martens, C., Midgley, G., Mudau, A., Mukwashi, K., Odipo, V., Scheiter, S., Schmullius, C., Scholes, R.J., Stevens, N., Thiel-Clemen, T., Twine, W. (2015)
Assessing ecosystem response to multiple disturbances and climate change in South Africa using ground- and satellite-based measurements and models.
Poster presentation at the AGU, San Francisco, 2015.
Kutsch, W.L., Falge, E., Brümmer, C., Scholes, R.J., Schmullius, C., Thiel-Clemen, T., Twine, W., Midgley, G. (2015)
Adaptive Resilience as an integrative concept for understanding and managing the response of ecosystems to multiple disturbances and changes.
Poster presentation at the Our Common Future Under Climate Change International Scientific Conference, Paris, 7-10 July 2015.
Thiel-Clemen, Thomas; Lenfers, Ulfia; Hüning, Christian; Schnoor, Alexander; Kiker, Greg
A Benefit for KNP-Ecologists – Massive Multi-Agent Simulation with MARS.
Poster at Savanna Science Network Meeting, Kruger NP, South Africa, 2015.
Lenfers, Ulfia; Thiel-Clemen, Thomas
Arbeiten in großen Forschungsteams – Helfen Multi-Agenten Modelle?
Wittmann, Jochen; Wieland, Ralf (Ed.): Simulation in Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften, Workshop Müncheberg, pp. in print, 2015.
Moncrieff, G.R., Hickler, T., Higgins, S.I. (2015)
Intercontinental divergence in the climate envelope of major plant biomes.
Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24 (3), pp. 324-334.
Moncrieff, G.R., Scheiter, S., Slingsby, J.A., Higgins, S.I. (2015)
Understanding global change impacts on South African biomes using Dynamic Vegetation Models.
South African Journal of Botany. Article in Press.
Odipo, VO, Hüttich C, Schmullius C (2015)
SAR-optical synergy in savanna ecosystem fractional vegetation cover mapping.
Poster presentation at the 2015 Savanna Science Network Meeting, 8-12 March, Skukuza, RSA.
Scheiter, S., Higgins, S.I., Beringer, J., Hutley, L.B. (2015)
Climate change and long-term fire management impacts on Australian savannas.
New Phytologist, 205 (3), pp. 1211-1226.
Schmullius C, Hüttich C, Odipo VO et al. (2015)
Spatio-temporal earth observation contribution to the BMBF/SPACES-project? Adaptive Resilience of Southern African Ecosystems (Ars AfricaE).
Poster presentation at the 2015 Savanna Science Network Meeting, 8-12 March, Skukuza, RSA.
Urbazaev M, Thiel C, Mathieu R, Naidoo L, Levick SR, Smit IPJ, Asner GP, Schmullius C (2015)
Assessment of the mapping of fractional woody cover in Southern African savannas using multi-temporal and polarimetric ALOS PALSAR L-band images.
Remote Sensing of Environment 166, 138-153.

2014

Linkov, Igor; Bridges, Todd; Creutzig, Felix; Decker, Jennifer; Fox-Lent, Cate; Kröger, Wolfgang; Lambert, James; Levermann, Anders; Montreuil, Benoit; Nathwani, Jatin; Nyer, Raymond; Renn, Ortwin; Scharte, Benjamin; Scheffler, Alexander; Schreurs, Miranda; Thiel-Clemen Thomas, (2014)
Changing the resilience paradigm.
Nature Climate Change, 4 , pp. 407–409, 2014.
Moncrieff, G.R., Scheiter, S., Bond, W.J., Higgins, S.I. (2014)
Increasing atmospheric CO2 overrides the historical legacy of multiple stable biome states in Africa.
New Phytologist, 201 (3), pp. 908-915.
Reschke J, Hüttich C (2014)
Continuous field mapping of Mediterranean wetlands using sub-pixel spectral signatures and multi-temporal Landsat data.
International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 28, 220-229.
Baldowski, Mariusz; Busch, Jan; Pereki, Hodabalo; Thiel-Clemen, Thomas (2014)
Ermittlung der Waldbiomasse mit Hilfe eines spatial gemischten Indikators für den Abdoulaye Forest, Togo.
Wittmann Jochen; Maretis, Dimitris (Ed.): Simulation in Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften, pp. 37-49, GI Shaker, 2014, ISBN: 9783844030327.
Hüning, Christian; Wilmans, Jason; Feyerabend, Nils; Thiel-Clemen, Thomas
MARS – A next-gen multi-agent simulation framework.
Wittmann,; Maretis, (Ed.): Simulation in Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften, Workshop Osnabrück, GI Shaker, 2014, ISBN: 9783844030327.
Urbazaev M, Thiel C, Schmullius C, Mathieu R, Naidoo L, Levick SR, Smit IPJ, Asner GP (2014)
Woody cover mapping with Radar and airborne LiDAR in the Great Kruger National Park Region.
Proceedings IGARSS’14: 13-18 July 2014, Québec, Canada.

2013

Brümmer, C., Merbold, L., Archibald , S., Ardö, J., Arneth, A., Brüggemann, N., de Grandcourt, A., Kergoat, L., Moffat, A., Mougin, E., Nouvellon,Y., Saint-Andre, L., Saunders, M., Scholes, R. J., Veenendaal, E., and Kutsch W.L. (2013)
Biophysical controls on evapotranspiration and water use efficiency in natural, semi-natural and managed African ecosystems.
Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-8102, 2013, Oral presentation at the EGU General Assembly 2013
Jin, C., Xiao, X., Merbold, L., Arneth, A., Veenendaal, E., Kutsch, W.L. (2013)
Phenology and gross primary production of two dominant savanna woodland ecosystems in Southern Africa.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 135, pp. 189-201.
Merbold, L., Brümmer, C., Archibald , S., Ardö, J., Arneth, A., Brüggemann, N., de Grandcourt, A., Kergoat, L., Moffat, A., Mougin, E., Nouvellon,Y., Saint-Andre, L., Saunders, M., Scholes, R. J., Veenendaal, E., and Kutsch W.L. (2013)
Integrating water and carbon fluxes at the ecosystem scale across African ecosystems.
Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-8028, 2013, Oral presentation at the EGU General Assembly 2013.
Pereki, Hodabalo; Wala, Kperkouma; Thiel-Clemen, Thomas; Bessike, Michael Balinga; Zida,; Dourma, Marra; Batawila, Komlan; Akpagana, Koffi
Woody species diversity and important value indices in dense dry forests in Abdoulaye Wildlife Reserve (Togo , West Africa).
International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 5 (June), pp. 358–366, 2013.
Thiel-Clemen, Thomas (2013)
Information Integration in Ecological Informatics and Modelling.
Wittmann,; Müller, (Ed.): Simulation in Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften, Workshop Leipzig, pp. 89–96, GI Shaker, 2013.
Thiel-Clemen, Thomas (2013)
Designing Good Individual-based Models in Ecology.
Wittmann,; Müller, (Ed.): Simulation in Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften, Workshop Leipzig, pp. 97–106, GI Shaker, 2013.
Scheiter, S., Higgins, S.I. (2013)
Intermediate Coupling between Aboveground and Belowground Biomass Maximises the Persistence of Grasslands.
PLoS ONE, 8 (4), art. no. e61149.
Scheiter, S., Langan, L., Higgins, S.I. (2013)
Next-generation dynamic global vegetation models: Learning from community ecology.
New Phytologist, 198 (3), pp. 957-969.

2012 and earlier

Avitabile V, Herold M, Henry M, Schmullius C (2011)
Mapping biomass with remote sensing: a comparison of methods for the case study of Uganda.
Carbon Balance and Management 6:7.
Brümmer, C., Falk, U., Papen, H., Szarzynski, J., Wassmann, R., Brüggemann, N. (2008)
Diurnal, seasonal and interannual variation in carbon dioxide and energy exchange in shrub savanna in Burkina Faso (W. Africa).
Journal of Geophysical Research 113, G02030, doi:10.1029/2007JG000583.
Brümmer, C., Papen, H., Wassmann, R., Brüggemann, N. (2009)
Fluxes of CH4 and CO2 from soil and termite mounds in South-Sudanian savanna of Burkina Faso (W. Africa).
Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 23, GB1001, doi:10.1029/2008GB003237.
Hüttich, C., Herold, M., Wegmann, M., Cord, A., Strohbach, B., Schmullius, C., Dech, S. (2011)
Assessing effects of temporal compositing and varying observation periods for large-area land-cover mapping in semi-arid ecosystems: Implications for global monitoring.
Remote Sensing of Environment 115 (10), 2445 – 2459.
Kutsch, W.L., Merbold, L., Ziegler, W., Mukelabai, M.M., Muchinda, M., Kolle, O., Scholes, R.J. (2011)
The charcoal trap: Miombo forests and the energy needs of people.
Carbon Balance and Management, 6, art. no. 5, DOI: 10.1186/1750-0680-6-5.
Merbold, L., Ziegler, W., Mukelabai, M.M., Kutsch, W.L. (2011)
Spatial and temporal variation of CO2 efflux along a disturbance gradient in a miombo woodland in Western Zambia.
Biogeosciences, 8 (1), pp. 147-164.
Santoro M, Beer C, Cartus O. et al. (2011)
Retrieval of growing stock volume in boreal forest using hyper-temporal series of Envisat ASAR ScanSAR backscatter measurements.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 490-507.
Scheiter, S., Higgins, S.I. (2012)
How many elephants can you fit into a conservation area?
Conservation Letters, 5 (3), pp. 176-185.
Schmullius C, Evans D (1997)
Synthetic Aperture Radar Frequency and Polarisation Requirements for Applications in Ecology, Geology, Hydrology, and Oceanography. A Tabular Status Quo after SIR-C/X-SAR.
International Journal of Remote Sensing 18, 13, 2713-2722.
Schmullius C, Annegarn H, Paradzayi C, Smit I, Lück W, Erasmus B, Hajnsek I, Mathieu R, Vogel M, Wessels K (2009)
The SARVANNA PROJECT: SAR Mapping of Vegetation Structure in the African Savanna.
Proceedings CD of IEEE 2009 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS’09: 13-17 July 2009, Cape Town, Republic of South Africa.
Schmullius CS, Vollrath A, Paradzay C, Smit I, Lück W, Hajnsek I, Annegarn H, Erasmus B, Woodhouse I (2010)
Mapping of Vegetation Structure in the African Savanna – the SARvanna Project.
ENVISAT Living Planet Symposium, Bergen.