Dr. Astrid de Oliveira Wittmann

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Abteilung Aueninstitut
    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.


  • Vegetation
  • Ecophysiology
  • Wetlands


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