© Denise Rupprecht

Dr. Denise Rupprecht

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group
Institute of Landscape Ecology
Heisenbergstr. 2, D-48149 Münster
room 521
phone +49(0)251-83 30 114
fax +49(0)251-83 38 338
e-mail denise.rupprecht [at] uni-muenster.de

consultation hours: on appointment

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    Teaching

    • Seminar: Botanical identification course

    • Field course: Identification of plants and herbs

    • Field course: Vegetation ecology

    • Seminar: Vegetation ecology

    • Field trips

    • Supervision of BSc and MSc theses as well as study projects

     

  • Curriculum vitae

    since 2021

    Research associate
    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster

    2021 PhD in Landscape Ecology (Dr. rer. nat.)
    Thesis "Contributions to the Restoration of grasslands in Central Europe"
    2015 - 2021 Research associate and PhD student
    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    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 interest

    • Extensive grazing
    • Restoration ecology
    • Restoration and sustainable use of grasslands, especially dry grass- and heathlands
  • Memberships

    • The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie GfÖ)
    • Floristisch-soziologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft (FlorSoz)
  • Publications

    International publications (peer-reviewed)

    • Rupprecht D, Hölzel N, Bucharova A (2021): Is there local adaptation in plant species to soil reaction? A lesson from a multispecies experiment. Restoration Ecology 29: e13393 [https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13393]
    • 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