Dr. André Große-Stoltenberg

André worked in the Research Group
Applied Landscape Ecology and
Ecological Planning
from 2009 to 2017.

Since 2018 he is postdoctoral researcher at Gießen University.
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  • Curriculum vitae

    since 2018 Postdoctral researcher at the University of Gießen (Division of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning)
    2017-2018 Graduate assistant at the University of Freiburg (Ecophyiology)
    2013-2017 Research Assistant at the University of Münster in the DFG funded project QUEEN (Institute of Landscape Ecology)
    2012-2013 Research Assistant at the University of Münster in the R&D project "Linking FFH Identities" (Institute of Landscape Ecology)
    2011-2012 Graduate assistant at the University of Münster (Institute of Landscape Ecology, ZIV)
    2011 DAAD-Scholar at the Centre of Environmental Biology, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    2009-2010 Graduate assistant at the University of Münster, Institute of Landscape Ecology, Working Group Applied Landscape Ecology / Ecological Planning
    2007 Research Stay at the Instituto de Ciência Aplicada e Tecnologia, Lissabon (ERASMUS)
    2007 Freelance Work (Viebahn und Sell, Witten, Forsthof Haltern, RVR)
     2004-2005 Studies in Environmental Biology at the University of Lissabon (ERASMUS)
     2001-2009 Studies in Landscape Ecology at the University of Münster
     2000-2001 Substitute Service abroad (EcoSeeds, EIRENE)


  • Research and Fields of Interest

    • Application of Remote Sensing (e.g. hyperspectral, LiDAR, multitemporal) in Landscape Ecology
    • Application of Field Spectroscopy in Landscape Ecology
    • Impact of Invasive Species on Ecosystem Functioning
    • Mediterranean Dune Ecosystems
    • Savannah-type  Ecosystems
    • Natura2000
    • Societal Transformation and Sustainable Development
  • Memberships

    • Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GFÖ)
    • International Association for Landscape Ecology IALE
    • European Facility for Airborne Research EUFAR


  • Scientific Activities and Funding



  • Publications (is not up to date)

    Publications (peer-reviewed)

    • Große-Stoltenberg, A., Hellmann C., Thiele, J., Werner, C., Oldeland, J.(2018) Early detection of GPP-related regime shifts after plant invasion by integrating imaging spectroscopy with airborne LiDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment 209: 780-792. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.02.038
    • Große-Stoltenberg, A., Hellmann, C., Thiele, J., Oldeland, J. and Werner, C. (2018), Invasive acacias differ from native dune species in the hyperspectral/ biochemical trait space. Journal of Vegetation Science. doi:10.1111/jvs.12608
    • Oldeland J, Große-Stoltenberg A, Naftal L, Strohbach BJ (2017). The Potential of UAV Derived Image Features for Discriminating Savannah Tree Species. In Diaz-Delgado R, Lucas R, Hurford C (Eds.) The Roles of Remote Sensing in Nature Conservation (pp. 183-201). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-64332-8_10
    • Hellmann C.; Große-Stoltenberg A.; Thiele J.; Oldeland J.; Werner C. (2017): Heterogeneous environments shape invader impacts: integrating environmental, structural and functional effects by isoscapes and remote sensing. Scientific Reports 7: 4118. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04480-4
    • Große-Stoltenberg A., Hellmann C., Werner C., Oldeland J., Thiele J. (2016): Evaluation of Continuous VNIR-SWIR Spectra versus Narrowband Hyperspectral Indices to Discriminate the Invasive Acacia longifolia within a Mediterranean Dune Ecosystem. Remote Sensing. 2016, 8(4): 334 doi:10.3390/rs8040334
    • Heim, R. H.-J.; Jürgens, N.; Große-Stoltenberg, A., Oldeland, J. (2015): The Effect of Epidermal Structures on Leaf Spectral Signatures of Ice Plants (Aizoaceae). Remote Sensing. 2015, 7: 16901-16914, doi:10.3390/rs71215862
    • Hellmann C., Große-Stoltenberg A., Lauströer V., Oldeland J. and Werner C. (2015): Retrieving nitrogen isotopic signatures from fresh leaf reflectance spectra: disentangling δ15N from biochemical and structural leaf properties. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2015, 6:307 Front. Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00307
    • Lehmann, J.R.K., A.Große-Stoltenberg, M. Römer, J. Oldeland, J. (2015): Field Spectroscopy in the VNIR-SWIR Region to Discriminate between Mediterranean Native Plants and Exotic-Invasive Shrubs Based on Leaf Tannin Content. Remote Sensing. 2015, 7, 1225-1241. doi:10.3390/rs70201225
    • Buck, O., Pereira, C., Grosse-Stoltenberg, A., Räkers, J., Buttschardt, T.K., Wolf, P.-J., Müterthies, A. (2014): Erlebnis Naturerbe. Vermittlung von Naturschutz-Themen mit Geoinformationstechnologien. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung. 2014,46, 023–029.
    • Rascher K. G.*, Große-Stoltenberg A.*, Máguas C., Meira-Neto J. A. A., Werner C. (2011): Acacia longifolia invasion impacts vegetation structure and regeneration dynamics in open dunes and pine forests. Biological Invasions. 2011, 13, 1099-1113 doi: 10.1007/s10530-011-9949-2
      *(equal authorship)
    • Rascher K. G., Große-Stoltenberg A., Máguas C., Werner C. (2011): Understory invasion by Acacia longifolia alters the water balance and carbon gain of a mediterranean pine forest. In: Ecosystems. 2011 doi: 10.1007/s10021-011-9453-7

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