• Teaching

    • Determination course:  Herbs and grasses

    • Seminar: Determination of woody plants in winter

    • Field course: Vegetation ecology

    • 3 days field trip "Year-round grazing in north-western Germany"

    • Issuing of field equipment from the laboratory

  • Curriculum vitae

    since 10/2015 Research assistant and PhD student
    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    02/2015 - 10/2015 "Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben" (Lecturer/Research assistant)
    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    2011 - 2014 Studies of Landscape Ecology (M.Sc.)
    Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    Master Thesis "Vegetation and structure-diversity of year-round grazed nutrient-poor sites"
    2013 - 2014 Student assistant
    Working Group Ecosystem Research, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    2008 - 2011 Studies of Landscape Ecology (B.Sc.)
    Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    Bachelor Thesis "Round-year grazing in wetlands - Overview of grazing projects in Nature Conservation."
  • Research interests

    • Nature conservation-oriented Grazing
    • Vegetation Ecology, especially of Nutrient-poor sites
    • Forest Ecosystems
    • Restauration Ecology
  • Memberships

    • Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER)
    • International Association of Vegetation Science (IAVS)
    • The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie GfÖ)
    • Floristisch-soziologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft (FlorSoz)
  • Publications

    International publications (peer-reviewed)

    • Gilhaus K, Boch S, Fischer M, Hölzel, N, Kleinebecker T, Prati D, Rupprecht D, Schmitt B, Klaus VH (2017) Grassland management in Germany: effects on plant diversity and vegetation composition. Tuexenia 37: 379-397 [doi:10.14471/2017.37.0 10]
    • Rupprecht D, Gilhaus K, Hölzel N (2016) Effects of year-round grazing on the vegetation of nutrient-poor grass- and heathlands—Evidence from a large-scale survey. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 234: 16-22 [doi:10.1016/j.agee.2016.02.015] - Special Issue

    Conference Presentations

    • Rupprecht D, Brinkert A, Gilhaus K, Hölzel N, Jedrzejek (2017) Sheep and deer grazing as tool for restoration and maintenance of calcareous grasslands: A six-year experiment. Poster, BES, GfÖ, NecoV and EEF Joint Annual Meeting: Ecology Across Borders. Ghent, 11.-14.12.2017  download - Student Poster Priz Overall Runners-up at the EAB2017
    • Rupprecht D, Hölzel N (2017) Successful restoration: 19 years of vegetation sampling reveal unexpected dynamics in development towards a species-rich flood meadow. Talk, International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS). Palermo, 19.-24.06.2017
    • Rupprecht D, Gilhaus K, Hölzel N (2016) Effects of year-round grazing on the vegetation of nutrient-poor grass- and heathlands – evidence from a large-scale survey. Talk, Society of Ecological Restoration (SER). Freising, 22.08.-26.08.2016
    • Rupprecht D, Brinkert A, Gilhaus K, Hölzel N, Jedrzejek B (2016) Grazing as tool for restoration and maintenance of calcareous grasslands in a limestone quarry: A four-year experiment. Poster, Society of Ecological Restoration (SER). Freising, 22.08.-26.08.2016. And: Poster, Workshop & Conference Flood Meadow Restoration. Warsaw, 13.-16.04.2016
    • Rupprecht D, Gilhaus K, Hölzel N (2015) Effects of year-round grazing on the vegetation of nutrient-poor grass- and heathlands – evidence from a large-scale survey. Talk, International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS). Brno, 19.-24.07.2015

    Master Thesis

    • Rupprecht D (2014) Vegetations- und Strukturvielfalt von Ganzjahresweiden auf nährstoffarmen Standorten. Master Thesis, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster, Germany