Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie (IFGG)
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Dr. Astrid de Oliveira Wittmann

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Abteilung Aueninstitut
    Josefstr.1
    D-76437 Rastatt

     

Astrid de Oliveira Wittman

Graduated in Biological Sciences at Universidade Federal do Amazonas-UFAM (Federal University of Amazonas), Brazil. Master and Ph.D. in Tropical Biology and Natural Resources (Botany) at Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia-INPA, Brazil.

Topics

  • Vegetation
  • Ecophysiology
  • Wetlands

CV

Seit 2017 Associate at the Institute of Geography & Geoecology of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Department Aueninstitut, Rastatt
2015-2016 Coordinator of the project: Germination, morphophysiology and seedling development, under different experimental environment conditions. UFAM/ FAPEAM, Brazil Fellowship Program
2013-2015 Visiting Professor at Federal University of Amazonas - UFAM, Brazil. Lecturer in the postgraduate course Biological diversity
2012-2013 Postdoctorate Grantee of: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Level (CAPES), MAUA working Group, INPA, Brazil
2010-2011 Government Employee Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation of the State of Amazonas, Brazil
2008-2010 Research Fellowship of Ecology, Monitoring and Sustainable Use of Wetlands – MAUA working Group, INPA, Brazil
2003-2007 Ph.D. in Tropical Biology and Natural Resources (Botany) at INPA, Brazil. With collaborative period at the Tropical Ecology Working Group - Max-Planck-Institute of Limnology and Kiel University, Germany
1992-2002 Scholarship of the bilateral cooperation research group Brazil-Germany INPA/Max Planck Institute

Publications

Contributions in peer-reviewed journals
2015Wittmann, F., Householder, J. E., Wittmann, A. O., Lopes, A., Junk, W. J., Piedade, M. T. F. (2015): Implementation of the Ramsar convention on South American wetlands. Research and Reports in Biodiversity Studies 4, pp. 47–58.

2009Wittmann, F., Schöngart, J., Queiroz, H. L., Wittmann, A. O., Conserva, A. S., Piedade, M. T. F., Kesselmeier, J., Junk, W. J. (2009): The Amazon Floodplain Demonstration Site: Sustainable timber production and management of Central Amazonian white-water floodplains. Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology, pp. 41–54.

2007Wittmann, A. O., Piedade, M. T. F., Parolin, P., Wittmann, F. (2007): Germination in four low-várzea tree species of central Amazonia. Aquatic Botany 86, pp. 197–203.

Wittmann, A. O., Piedade, M. T. F., Wittmann, F., Schöngart, J., Parolin, P. (2007): Patterns of structure and seedling diversity along a successional gradient in Amazonian floodplain forests. Pesquisas Botânica 58, pp. 119–138.

Book chapters
2010Piedade, M. T. F., Ferreira, C. S., Wittmann, A. O., Buckeridge, M. (2010): Biochemistry of Amazonian Floodplain Trees. In: Junk, W. J., Piedade, M. T. F., Wittmann, F., Schöngart, J., Parolin, P. (ed.): Amazonian Floodplain forests: Ecophysiology, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management.

Wittmann, A. O., Lopes, A., Conserva, A. S., Wittmann, F., Piedade, M. T. F. (2010): Seed germination and seedling establishment of Amazonian floodplain trees. pp. 259–280. In: Junk, W. J., Piedade, M. T. F., Wittmann, F., Schöngart, J., Parolin, P. (ed.): Amazonian Floodplain forests: Ecophysiology, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management.

Wittmann, F., Wittmann, A. O. (2010): Use of Amazonian floodplain Trees. pp. 389–418. In: Junk, W. J., Piedade, M. T. F., Wittmann, F., Schöngart, J., Parolin, P. (ed.): Amazonian Floodplain forests: Ecophysiology, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management.

Books
2010Wittmann, F., Schöngart, J., Brito, J. M., Wittmann, A. O., Parolin, P., Piedade, M. T. F., Junk, W. J., Guillaumet, J. -. L. (2010): Manual of tree species from central Amazonian white-water (várzea) floodplains: Taxonomy, Ecology and Use. 298 pp., INPA (Manaus)