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Institute of

WO Forest Ecosystems

Dr. Janis Kreiselmeier

Institute of Forest Ecosystems

Alfred-Möller-Straße 1, Haus 41/42
16225 Eberswalde
+49 3334 3820 320
+49 3334 3820 354


Fields of Expertise

Monitoring of Forests

Curriculum vitae

Since 08/2020
Scientist, Thünen Institute of Forest Ecosystems, Eberswalde

06 – 07/2020
 Graduate Assistant, Centre for International Postgraduate Studies of Environmental Management (CIPSEM), TU Dresden

10/2015 – 05/2020:
PhD Researcher, Joint PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste, United Nations University – FLORES and TU Dresden (Chair of Site Ecology and Plant Nutrition)

  • Thesis title: “Temporal changes in the soil pore size distribution and variability of soil hydraulic properties under long-term conventional and conservation tillage”
  • Thesis defense: 06/2020

09/2013 – 06/2015
 MSc Earth Science, Main subject Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • Thesis title: “Development of a flood model based on globally-available satellite data for the Papaloapan River, Mexico”

08/2009 – 03/2013
BSc Environmental Natural Sciences, Minor Subject Hydrology, University of Freiburg

  • Thesis title: “Einfluss einer transienten Landnutzungsänderung auf die Abflussdynamik von Einzugsgebieten”


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    Julich S, Kreiselmeier J, Scheibler S, Petzold R, Schwärzel K, Feger KH (2021) Hydraulic properties of forest soils with stagnic conditions. Forests 12(8):1113, DOI:10.3390/f12081113

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    Schlüter S, Albrecht L, Schwärzel K, Kreiselmeier J (2020) Long-term effects of conventional tillage and no-tillage on saturated and near-saturated hydraulic conductivity - Can their prediction be improved by pore metrics obtained with X-ray CT? Geoderma 361:114082, DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.114082

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    Kreiselmeier J, Chandrasekhar P, Weninger T, Schwen A, Julich S, Feger KH, Schwärzel K (2020) Temporal variations of the hydraulic conductivity characteristic under conventional and conservation tillage. Geoderma 362:114127, DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.114127

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    Kreiselmeier J, Chandrasekhar P, Weninger T, Schwen A, Julich S, Feger KH, Schwärzel K (2019) Quantification of soil pore dynamics during a winter wheat cropping cycle under different tillage regimes. Soil Tillage Res 192:222-232, DOI:10.1016/j.still.2019.05.014

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    Chandrasekhar P, Kreiselmeier J, Schwen A, Weninger T, Julich S, Feger KH, Schwärzel K (2019) SPorDyn: A Python code for modeling the evolution of soil pore size distribution after tillage. MethodsX 6:2118-2126, DOI:10.1016/j.mex.2019.09.014

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