Sebastian Fiedler

Sebastian Fiedler

Postdoctoral researcher

University of Göttingen

I am a researcher in the Ecosystem Modelling department at the University of Göttingen in Germany. I am applying simulation modelling and empirical approaches to assist restoration of degraded ecosystems people rely on for their well-being.

Interests
  • Plant Ecology
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Simulation Modelling
Education
  • Doctoral degree in Restoration Ecology, 2021

    Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

  • Master of Science in Ecology, Evolution & Nature Conservation, 2013

    University of Potsdam, Germany

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2010

    University of Potsdam, Germany

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Research assistant
Jul 2021 – Present Göttingen, Germany
Project: Landscape-level assessment of ecological and socioeconomic functions in the Ecosystem Modelling department led by Prof. Dr. Kerstin Wiegand
 
 
 
 
 
Research assistant
Apr 2020 – Dec 2020 Bayreuth, Germany
Ecological Modelling Group led by Prof. Dr. Michael Hauhs
 
 
 
 
 
Visiting Scholar
Jan 2020 – Mar 2020 Alicante, Spain
Collaborative work with Dryland Ecology and Global Change Lab led by Prof. Dr. Fernando Maestre (Scholarship funded by German Academic Exchange Service)
 
 
 
 
 
Visiting Scholar
Sep 2019 – Dec 2019 Berkeley, USA
Collaborative work with Dr. Jennifer Holm and Prof. Dr. Trevor Keenan (Scholarship funded by German Academic Exchange Service)
 
 
 
 
 
Visiting Scholar
Jul 2019 – Sep 2019 Rehovot, Israel
Collaborative work with Prof. Dr. José Grünzweig and Dr. Efrat Sheffer (Scholarship funded by University Alliance for Sustainability)
 
 
 
 
 
Visiting Scholar
Apr 2019 – May 2019 Ghent, Belgium
ERASMUS+ Staff Mobility for Teaching in the terrestrial ecology unit (Prof. Dr. Dries Bonte) Collaboration with Forest & Nature Lab (Dr. Michael Perring)
 
 
 
 
 
Research assistant
Aug 2014 – Jul 2021 Berlin, Germany
Project (since Feb 2016): Ecosystem services through restoration: Improving restoration outcomes through trait-based modelling in Theoretical Ecology Lab led by Prof. Dr. Britta Tietjen
 
 
 
 
 
Research assistant
Dec 2012 – Jul 2014 Potsdam, Germany
Project: Vegetation-based climate reconstruction for the Tibetan Plateau: integrating vegetation modelling and pollen data reanalyses in Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation Lab led by Prof. Dr. Florian Jeltsch

Recent Publications

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(2021). Global change shifts trade-offs among ecosystem functions in woodlands restored for multifunctionality. In Journal of Applied Ecology.

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(2020). Disentangling climatic and anthropogenic contributions to nonlinear dynamics of alpine grassland productivity on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. In Journal of Environmental Management.

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(2020). Metamodels for Evaluating, Calibrating and Applying Agent-Based Models: A Review. In JASSS.

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