Niels Schwab Niels Schwab

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SE: Niels Schwab

E-mail:niels.schwab@uni-hamburg.de

Institute of Geography, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN), Universität Hamburg, Germany

Education

2018: Ph D Earth System Sciences from Universität Hamburg, Germany

2012: Diploma Geography (equivalent to Master of Science) from Universität Hamburg, Germany

Work experience

since 2019: researcher, Institute of Geography, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN), Universität Hamburg

2013 – 2019: research associate and lecturer, Institute of Geography, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN), Universität Hamburg

since 2000: various appointments; mainly geoscientific, electronics, editorial and media review activities in private and university sectors

Research Interests

•   vegetation and landscape ecology

•   dendroecology

•   dendroclimatology

•   mountain environments

Major Publications:

Schwab, N., Kaczka, R.J., Janecka, K., Böhner, J., Chaudhary, R.P., Scholten, T., Schickhoff, U. (2018): Climate change-induced shift of tree growth sensitivity at a central Himalayan treeline ecotone. Forests 2018, 9(5), 267. doi:10.3390/f9050267

Heider K., Weinzierl T., Schwab N., Bobrowski M., Schickhoff U. (2018) Future agricultural conditions in the Nepal Himalaya - A fuzzy logic approach using high resolution climate scenarios. DIE ERDE – Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin 149:227-240. doi: 10.12854/erde-2018-382

Bürzle, B., Schickhoff, U., Schwab, N., Wernicke, L.M., Müller, Y.K., Böhner, J., Chaudhary, R.P., Scholten, T., Oldeland, J. (2018): Seedling recruitment and facilitation dependence on safe site characteristics in a Himalayan treeline ecotone. Plant Ecology219: 115-132. doi: 10.1007/s11258-017-0782-2

Bürzle, B., Schickhoff, U., Schwab, N., Oldeland, J., Müller, M., Böhner, J., Chaudhary, R. P., Scholten, T. & Dickoré, W. B. (2017): Phytosociology and ecology of treeline ecotone vegetation in Rolwaling Himal, Nepal. Phytocoenologia47: 197-220.doi: 10.1127/phyto/2017/0130

Schwab, N., Schickhoff, U., Bürzle, B., Müller, M., Böhner, J., Chaudhary, R.P., Scholten, T., Oldeland, J. (2017): Implications of tree species – environment relationships for the responsiveness of Himalayan Krummholz treelines to climate change. Journal of Mountain Science 14: 453-473. doi: 10.1007/s11629-016-4257-z

Müller, M., Schwab, N., Schickhoff, U., Böhner, J. & Scholten, T. (2016): Soil temperature and soil moisture patterns in a Himalayan alpine treeline ecotone. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 48: 501-521. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/AAAR0016-004

Schwab, N., Schickhoff, U., Müller, M., Gerlitz, L., Bürzle, B., Böhner, J., Chaudhary, R. P. & Scholten, T. (2016): Treeline responsiveness to climate warming: insights from a krummholz treeline in Rolwaling Himal, Nepal. In: Singh, R. B., Schickhoff, U. & Mal, S. (Eds.): Climate Change, Glacier Response, and Vegetation Dynamics in the Himalaya. Springer, Cham: 307–345. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-28977-9_16

Schwab, N., Schickhoff, U. & Fischer, E. (2015): Transition to agroforestry significantly improves soil quality: a case study in the central mid-hills of Nepal. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 205: 57–69. doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2015.03.004

Schickhoff, U., Bobrowski, M., Böhner, J., Bürzle, B., Chaudhary, Ram P., Gerlitz, L., Heyken, H., Lange, J., Müller, M., Scholten, T., Schwab, N. & Wedegärtner, R. (2015): Do Himalayan treelines respond to recent climate change? An evaluation of sensitivity indicators. Earth System Dynamics 6: 245–265. doi: 10.5194/esd-6-245-2015