Dr. Bettina Wagner
Phone: +49 551 39 5712
Fax: +49 551 39 5701
- WiSe 2012/13
1) Dendrochronology: Dendroecology, Dendroclimatology
2) Tree roots: coarse root development and modeling , root ecology
3) Biomass accumulation in forests
4) Adaptation of forests to climate changeCurrent project:
"Carbon pools in spruce forests of the Qilian Mountains (north-eastern Tibetan Plateau) under the influence of global warming and land use" DFG-Project
2011 - dato PostDoc (Department of Plant Ecology, Albrecht von Haller Institute for Plant Sciences, University of Göttingen, Germany, Germany)
2011 - dato PostDoc (Department of Landscape dynamics, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Switzerland)Education
2010 Doctoral degree (Dr. Science ETH)
ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry ;
Thesis title: ‘3D Modeling of Tree Roots: Combining 3D Laser Scans & 2D Tree-Rings’
2007 - 2010 PhD student at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL , Switzerland;
Research topic: 3D Modeling of coarse roots
2007 Diploma degree in Environmental Sciences, University of Lüneburg,
Thesis title: ‘The impact of soil parameters on the bole increment of oak trees in ancient woodlands and former agricultural fields
2004 Exchange term at the University of Örebro, Sweden
2000 - 2007 Studies of Environmental Sciences at the University of Lüneburg, Germany
2000 High School graduation: Allgemeine Hochschulreife, in Witten, Germany
Wagner B, Santini S, Ingensand H, Gärtner H (2011) A tool to model 3D coarse-root development with annual resolution. Plant and SoilVolume 346: 79-96.
Wagner B, Santini S, Gärtner H, Ingensand H (2011) Cross-sectional interpolation of annual rings within a 3D root model. Dendrochronologia 29: 201-210.
Santini S, Wagner B (2010) RootLAB: A Matlab Framework for the Modeling of Tree Roots. Technical Report No. 696, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Zurich,Switzerland, October 2010.
Wagner B (2010) 3D Modeling of Tree Roots: Combining 3D Laser Scans & 2D Tree-Ring Data. Dissertation NO. 19394, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Wagner B, Gärtner H, Ingensand H, Santini S (2010) Incorporating 2D tree-ring data in 3D laser scans of coarse root systems. Plant and Soil 334: 175-187.
Gärtner H, Wagner B, Heinrich I, Denier C (2009) 3D laser scanning—a new methodology to analyze coarse tree root systems. For Snow Landsc Res 82:95–106.
Wagner B, Gärtner H (2009a) Modeling of tree roots— Combining 3D Laser scans and 2D tree ring data. In:Kaczka R, Malik I, Owczarek P, Gärtner H, Helle G, Heinrich I (eds) TRACE Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, Vol. 7. GFZ Potsdam, Scientific Technical Report STR 09/03, Potsdam, pp 196–204.
Wagner, B, Gärtner, H (2009b) 3-D Modeling of tree root systems—a fusion of 3-D Laser scans and 2-D tree-ring data. In: Nell M, Steinkellner S, Vierheilig H, Novak J, Wawrosch C, Franz C, Zitterl-Eglseer K (eds) RootRAP, 7th ISSR symposium Root Research and Applications,Sept 2–4, 2009. BOKU Wien, Institute of Hydraulics and RuralWaterManagement,Department ofWater,Atmosphereand Environment, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria.
ATR -Association for Tree-Ring Research http://www.tree-ring.org/
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