Dr. Habil. Ute Hamer



Institute of Landscape Ecology
University of Münster
Heisenbergstr. 2
D-48149 Münster, Germany

Room:   502
Phone:  +49 251 83 33698
Fax:      +49 251 83 38338
mail:     ute.hamer [at] uni-muenster.de

Office hours: during semester: Tuesday 13-15 h. In the lecture free period on appointment via mail.
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Researcher ID: J-5519-2016

  • Curriculum Vitae

    since 01/03/13 Assistant Professor, Insitute of Landscape Ecology, University of Muenster
    15.06.2012 Post-doctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation), Venia legendi for soil science
    Dresden University of Technology, Faculty of Forest, Geo and Hydro Science
    • Habilitation thesis: Land-use change: Consequences for soil microorganisms and soil functions; the procedure of the post-doctoral lecturing qualification to obtain the Venia legendi for soil science
    • Scientific Presentation: Indicators of soil degradation and rehabilitation
    • Lecture: Use of isotopes and biomarkers in soil science
    02.07.2004 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.)
    Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Geography
    • PhD Thesis: Priming effects of dissolved organic substrates on the mineralisation of lignin, peat, soil organic matter and black carbon determined with 14C and 13C isotope techniques
    08.09.2000 Dipl. Geography
    Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Geography
    • Focus: Soil Science and Landscape Ecology
    • Subsidiary subjects: Chemistry, Geology/Hydrogeology, Water Management and Environmental Engineering
    06.06.1995 "Abitur“ - Walburgisgymnasium Menden
    Main subjects: Mathematics, Spanish, Biology and Geography
  • Grants


    2012
    • DAAD- short-term lectureship at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Bucaramanga, Colombia, 2012

    2010
    • ESF- long-term exchange grant at BIOEMCO, Centre INRA Versailles-Grignon, France, within the networking programme “MOLTER”
    • DAAD-travel grant: World Congress of Soil Science, Brisbane, Keynote: Response of soil microorganisms to land-use change in China, Ecuador and Germany
  • Research Projects

    Term: 04/2017 bis 03/2020
    DFG- Project: HA 4597/6-4: Effects of disturbance and seed addition on plant community assembly and ecosystem functions
    Informations: Link
    Term: 01/2016 bis 12/2018
    CDZ -Projekt: 

    Projekt vom Chinesisch-Deutschen Zentrum für Wissenschaftsförderung: GZ 1124: Biophysical Controls on Priming Effect of Soil Organic Matter in Mollisols

    Project- Administration Dr. habil. Ute Hamer, Prof. Dr. Bin Zhang
    Cooperation:

    Prof. Dr. Bin Zhang, Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Peking

    Prof. Xiaozeng Han, Northeastern Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Harbin

    Prof. Dr. Jingdong Mao, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Old Dominion University

    Prof. Dr. Yakov Kuzyakov, Universität Göttingen

    Informationen:  Link
    Term: 04/2014 bis 03/2017
    DFG-Project:  HA 4597/6-3: Effects of disturbance and seed addition on plant community assembly and ecosystem functions
    Information:   http://www.biodiversity-exploratories.de/
    Term: 04/2012 to 12/2016
    DFG-Project:  HA 4597/4-1: Facilitation of biodiversity by shelter effects of Pinus patula and Alnus acuminata in montane ecosystems of South Ecuador; Part: Adapted site classification and nutrient cycling
    Transfer Project
    Cooperation: Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
    Information:   www.tropicalmountainforest.org
    Term: 03/2010 to 05/2013
    DFG-Project:  HA 4597/1-2: Interactions of organic matter and microbial dynamics in pasture soils along management chronosequences
    Project B3 in the 2nd phase of the DFG Research Unit 816 “Biodiversity and sustainable Management of a megadiverse Mountain Ecosystem in southern Ecuador“
    Cooperation: Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
    Information:   www.tropicalmountainforest.org
    Term: 03/2007 to 02/2010
    DFG-Project:  HA 4597/1-1: Organic matter and microbial community structure in soils of the mountain rainforest region in Ecuador
    Project B2.1 in the 1st phase of the DFG Research Unit 816: „Biodiversity and sustainable Management of a megadiverse Mountain Ecosystem in southern Ecuador“
    Cooperation: Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
    Information:  www.tropicalmountainforest.org
    Term: 09/2004 to 03/2007
    DFG-Project:  Soil N dynamics as affected by different land use in Western and Southern China
    Cooperation: Chinese Academy of Sciences: Institute for Soil and Water Conservation in Yangling, P.R. China
    Information:  http://boku.forst.tu-dresden.de/projekte/bodenkunde/R01_Einleger_China.pdf
    Term: 07/2004 to 12/2007
    UFZ-Project:  N-dynamic and microbial community structure depending on vegetation patterns in agricultural soils
    Cooperation: Department Community Ecology, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ-Halle
    Information:  http://boku.forst.tu-dresden.de/projekte/bodenkunde/R02_Einleger_Riesa.pdf
  • Publications

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