Scientists involved in GrassNet:

grassnet scientists
Name Position Research Interest Institution Publications
Asch, Folkard Senior Scientist n.a. University of Hohenheim, Germany click
Brück, Holger Post-Doc Root system size and activity, leaf photosynthesis, N form effects on growth and physiology, water-use efficiency University of Hohenheim, Germany click
Diaz-Falu, Estanislao Ph D plant-animal interactions, herbivores grazing behavior, precision grazing, grassland utilization efficiency National Institute of Agriculture and Livestock Technology, ARG click
Gao, Yinghzhi Senior Scientist Primary production (ANPP and BNPP), Root turnover, Root shoot communication North East Normal University, China click
Giese, Marcus Post-Doc Grassland ecology, stress physiology, plant-animal interactions, vegetation dynamics, climate change and variability, nutrient dynamics, C and N matter fluxes and cycling, land-use change, restoration ecology University of Hohenheim, Germany click
Gonzales, Ruben MSc.

Environment and Management factors affecting grasslands’ productivity; Grasslands’ management and species diversity; Invasive species

National Institute of Agriculture and Livestock Technology, ARG click
Grant-Biggs, Rina Senior Scientist

Systems ecology, savannas, conservation areas, plant-herbivore interactions, nutrient requirements of wildlife

South African National Parks, South Africa click
Hülsebusch, Christian Post-Doc Climate change adaptation and mitigation in extensive livestock systems;
Job creation, income diversification and improvement of working conditions in livestock based value chains;Reconciling wildlife conservation with rural development
German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture, Germany click
Jun, Liu Ph D Grazing ecology,  plant-animal interactions,  vegetation dynamics North East Normal University, China click
Kaufmann, Brigitte Post-Doc n.a. German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture, Germany click
Kuria, Simon Senior Scientist n.a. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Kenya click
Kurtz, Ditmar Senior Scientist

grassland encroachment, GIS, models, remote sensing, sustainability

National Institute of Agriculture and Livestock Technology, ARG click
Mbuku, Samuel Ph D n.a. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Kenya click
Ning, Huan MSc. Grazing ecology,  plant-animal interactions,  vegetation dynamics North East Normal University, China click
Ning, Qiushi Ph D cand Grazing ecology,  plant-animal interactions,  vegetation dynamics Chinese Academy of Sciences, China click
Rau, Fabiana Post-Doc vegetation water content, Normalized Difference Water Index, land use/land covers change, remote sensing, global change National Institute of Agriculture and Livestock Technology, ARG click
Treydte, Anna Post-Doc n.a. University of Hohenheim, Germany click
Wang, Deli Senior Scientist Grassland and grazing ecology, plant ecology North East Normal University, China click
Warui, Harun Post-Doc n.a. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Kenya click