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Christina Hintze 

 

Christina Hintze

Ph.D. student

B1.11: SEED DISPERSAL, MIGRATION AND CLIMATE INDUCED RANGE SHIFTS OF CENTRAL EUROPEAN PLANT SPECIES

Research Interests

• Publication of a dispersal database (www.seed-dispersal.info)
• Functional ecology of seed dispersal of European plant species
• Spatial patterns of dispersal types in Germany
• Environmental influences on dispersal traits in Tussilago farfara L.

Studies

2004-2007 Basic studies in biology at the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main.

2007-2010 Advanced study period in Ecology, Evolution & Diversity of Plants, Ecology, Evolution & Diversity of Animals and Geology - Palaeontology at the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main.

Diploma Thesis in Biogeography: "Ausbreitungsbiologie von Gehölzen in Nordmalawi" („Functional Ecology of Seed Dispersal of Woody Plants in North Malawi“) in the working group of Jun.-Prof. Oliver Tackenberg at the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main.

Scientific Activities

2008-2009 DFG, project Riftlink, Department of Palaeoanthropology, Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Frankfurt am Main.

2009-2010 ZIAF, Paleoanthropological Field School in Malawi, East Africa (planning and supervision).

2010 Vegetation assessments and seed collections in Malawi, East Africa in the context of the Diploma Thesis.

2011 Scientific assistant in support of database projects in the working group of Jun.-Prof. Oliver Tackenberg at the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main.

Since 2011 PhD student

Contact:
Phone: +49 (0)69 798 42137
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