Rolf Engelmann

Coordinator Transfer at the Botanical Garden/PhD-Student

Tel +49-341-97-36859
Fax +49-341-97-36868
E-mail engelmann*uni-leipzig.de
Room Inspector's House, ground floor left

Address

Universität Leipzig
Botanischer Garten
Linnéstraße 1
04103 Leipzig

Curriculum Vitae

since 04/2021

Coordinator Transfer at the Botanical Garden of the University of Leipzig

08/2017- 03/2021

Technical Assistant at iDiv for Research Platforms especially Leipzig Canopy Crane

since 04/2007

 

 

PhD Student at the Department of Systematic Botany and Functional Biodiversity, University of Leipzig, Germany

Thesis title: "Diversity and floristic composition of understory plants (Ferns & Lycophetes, Begoniaceae and Piperaceae) in the Atlantic Rain Forest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil"

11/2005

Diploma in Biology
Thesis: "Floristic differentiation of Begoniaceae and Pteridophyta along abiotic gradients in parts of the Serra dos Órgãos National Park, RJ, Brazil."

10/2001 – 11/2005

main study (biology) at the University of Leipzig

10/1999 – 09/2001

basic study (biology) at the Martin-Luther-University-Halle-Wittenberg and the University Leipzig

Research

Interests

  • Ecology of forests
  • Diversity and structure of plant communities
  • History, diversity and ecology of semi-natural, human-influenced forests in Europe

Projects

Leipzig Canopy Crane Facility

"Lebendige Luppe" - Revitalisation of the Luppe floodplain forest system in Leipzig

Diversidade e especialização ao habitat das Pteridófitas, Begoniaceae e Piperaceae na região da Serra dos Órgãos, RJ, Brasil. (CNPq registriertes Kooperationsprojekt mit der Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

DINARIO - Climate Change, Landscape dynamics, Land use and Natural Resources in the Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro (BMBF-project, 2009-2013)

Biodiversity in Integrated Land Use Management for Economic and Natural System Stability in the Mata Atlântica of Rio de Janeiro (BLUMEN) – Brazil. (BMBF-Projekt, 2003-2005)

Publications

WIRTH, C., ENGELMANN, R. A., HAACK, N., HARTMANN, H., RICHTER, R., SCHNABEL, F., SCHOLZ, M., & SEELE-DILBAT, C. (2021). Naturschutz und Klimawandel im Leipziger Auwald. Biologie in Unserer Zeit, 51(1), 55–65.

ENGELMANN, R.A., HAACK, N., HENLE, K., KASPERIDUS, H.D., NISSEN, S., SCHLEGEL, M., SCHOLZ, M., SEELE-DILBAT, C., WIRTH, C., 2019. Reiner Prozessschutz gefährdet Artenvielfalt im Leipziger Auwald. UFZ-Diskussionspapiere 8/2019. Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, 14 S.

SCHOLZ, M., RIEDEL, J., SEELE, C., ENGELMANN, R., HEINRICH, J., HENLE, K., HERKELRATH, A., KASPERIDUS, H.D., KIRSTEN, F., LÖFFLER, F., MASUROWSKI, F., VIEWEG, M., WIRTH, C., SAHLBACH, T., 2019. Das Projekt Lebendige Luppe – ausgewählte wasserwirtschaftliche Aspekte der Leipziger Nordwestaue. DWA Jahrbuch 2019 Gewässer-Nachbarschaften: Schulung und Erfahrungsaustausch, naturnahe Gewässerunterhaltung, präventiver Hochwasserschutz Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall e. V. [DWA] - Landesverband Sachsen/Thüringen, Dresden, S. 162 - 175.

SCHOLZ, M., SEELE, C., ENGELMANN, R.A., HARTMANN, T., HEINRICH, J., HENLE, K, HERKELRATH, A., KASPERIDUS, H.D., KIRSTEN, F., LÖFFLER, F., MASUROWSKI, F., SAHLBACH, T., WIRTH, C., RIEDEL, J. 2018. Das Projekt Lebendige Luppe – Ein Beitrag zur Renaturierung der Leipziger Nordwestaue. Auenmagazin 14:14-21

CABRAL, I. ,KEIM J., ENGELMANN, R.A., KRAEMER, R., SIEBERT, J., BONN, A. 2017. Assessing the contribution of urban gardens to ecosystem services and biodiversity in Leipzig (Germany). Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 23: 44-53.

ENGELMANN, R.A. & WESENBERG, J. 2009. Floristic differentiation and classification of the Pteridophyta in the understorey of the Atlantic Rain Forest in the east part of the Serra dos Órgãos National Park, Teresópolis, RJ, Brazil. In: Gaese, H., Torrico Albino, J. C., Wesenberg, J., Schlüter, S. (Eds.). Biodiversity and land use systems in the fragmented Mata Atlanta of Rio de Janeiro. Cuvillier Verlag, Göttingen. pp.: 295-312.

ENGELMANN, R.A., WESENBERG, J. & MORAWETZ, W. 2007. Pteridófitas e begoniáceas no subbosque da Mata Atlântica na parte oriental do Parque Nacional da Serra dos Òrgãos, Teresópolis, RJ, Brasil. In: CRONEMBERGER, C., VIVEIROS DE CASTRO, E. B. (org.). Ciência e Conservação na Serra dos Órgãos. Ibama. Brasília: 83-104.

Konferenzbeiträge

MASUROWSKI, F., ENGELMANN, R.A., SEELE, C., HARTMANN, T., HERKELRATH, A., KASPERIDUS, H. D., KRÜGER, A., LÖFFLER, F., FISCHER, C., VIEWEG, M. & SCHOLZ, M. 2017: Habitatmodellierung von Hartholz-Auenwald der Leipziger Nordwestaue im Rahmen des Projektes Lebendige Luppe. In: 7. Auenökologischer Workshop. Daten und Modelle: Anwendung in der Praxis, 16.-18.05.2107, Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde, Koblenz. p: 34-35.

SCHOLZ, M., ENGELMANN, R.A., SEELE, C., HERKELRATH, A., KRÜGER, A., HARTMANN, T., HEINRICH, J., WIRTH, C., RIEDEL, J., KASPERIDUS, H.D., (2016): Challenges in floodplain and river restoration in the Elbe catchment - case study "Lebendige Luppe" - revitalization project in Leipzig's urban floodplain forest. Magdeburger Gewässerschutzseminar 2016 = Magdeburský seminár o ochraně vod 2016, 6.-7.10.2016. Dresden Internationale Kommission zum Schutz der Elbe (IKSE), Magdeburg, p. 51 - 54.

CABRAL, I., KEIM, J., ENGELMANN, R.A., KRAEMER, R., SIEBERT, J., WOLF, F., BANZHAF, E., BONN, A., (2017): Assessing the contribution of urban gardens to ecosystem services and biodiversity in the city of Leipzig. In: Kabisch, N., Stadler, J., Duffield, S., Korn, H., Bonn, A., (eds.) Proceedings of the European Conference “Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change in Urban Areas and their Rural Surroundings“ Bonn, Germany, 17-19 November 2015 BfN-Skripten 456 Bundesamt für Naturschutz (BfN), Bonn, p. 68 - 69.

KRAEMER, R., BANZHAF, E., WOLF, F., CABRAL, I., ENGELMANN, R.A., KEIM, J., KINDLER, A., BONN, A. 2015: Mapping ecosystem services and tree diversity of urban gardens. Poster presented at Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfOe), Göttingen, Germany, 45th Annual Meeting 2015, Session 5, 01.09.2015.

ENGELMANN, R.A., JACQUES, E.L., WESENBERG, J. 2012. Species diversity and distribution pattern of Begoniaceae along an altitudinal gradient in the Serra dos Órgãos, RJ, Brazil. In: Abstracts of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), Bonito (MS), Brazil, 18.-22.06. p: 398.

THIER, O., ENGELMANN, R.A., WESENBERG, J. 2012. Altered species composition and diversity in fragments of the Atlantic Rainforest of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In: Abstracts of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), Bonito (MS), Brazil, 18.-22.06. p: 399.

SATTLER, D., THIER, O., ENGELMANN, R.A., NAGELI, F., FIDALGO, E.C.C., PEIXOTO, R.T.G., BALIEIRO, F.C., KIRCHNER, A., BABER, K., WESENBERG, J., HEINRICH, J. 2012. Carbon storage capacity of a fragmented landscape in the Atlantic Forest Dominion of Rio de Janeiro and its implications for future landscape management and conservation. In: Abstracts of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), Bonito (MS), Brazil, 18.-22.06. p: 379.

ENGELMANN, R.A., Sylvestre, L.S., WESENBERG, J. 2012. Fern and Lycophyte diversity along an altitudinal gradient in the Serra dos Órgãos, Southeastern Brazil. In: Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ) "Islands in Land- and Seascape: The challenges of Fragmentation", Erlangen, 22.-25.02. p: 195.

ENGELMANN, R.A., JACQUES, E.L. & WESENBERG, J. 2011. From the bottom to the top – diversity and distribution of Begoniaceae in the Serra dos Órgãos, RJ, Brazil. O poster no IX Encontro de Pesquisadores do Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgaõs realizado no Auditório O Guarani - Sede Teresópolis, de 01 a 02 de dezembro de 2011.

ENGELMANN, R.A., SYLVESTRE, L.S., JACQUES, E.L. & WESENBERG, J. 2010. Diversity and habitat specialization of Pteridophytes, Begoniaceae and Piperaceae in the Serra dos Órgõs, RJ, Brazil - a project outline. O poster no VIII Encontro de Pesquisadores do Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgaõs realizado no Auditório O Guarani - Sede Teresópolis, de 29 a 30 de novembro de 2010.

ENGELMANN, R.A., WESENBERG, J. & MORAWETZ, W. 2006. Floristic differentiation of the Pteridophyta along abiotic gradients in a montane rain forest of the Mata Atlântica in the Parque Nacional da Serra dos Òrgãos, RJ, Brazil. In: Abstracts of the19th Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ) "Connecting microbes, plants, animals and human impact", Kaiserslautern, 21.-24.02. p: 152.

last modified: 26.05.2021