Lena Kretz

Lena Kretz

PhD-Student

Tel +49-341-97-38589
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E-mail lena.kretz*uni-leipzig.de
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Address

Institut für Spezielle Botanik und Funktionelle Biodiversität
Universität Leipzig
Johannisallee 21
04103 Leipzig

Curriculum Vitae

seit 03/2016

Research assistant in der Department of Systematic Botany and Functional Biodiversity Research, University of Leipzig
Projekt: Wilde Mulde - Revitalisation of a wild river landscape in Central Germany

10/2015-02/2016

Research assistant in der Department of Systematic Botany and Functional Biodiversity Research, University of Leipzig
Projekt: Lebendige Luppe - Revitalisation of the Luppe floodplain forest system in Leipzig

09/2013-09/2015

Master of Science Geoecology, Universität Umeå
Master Thesis: The role of adjacent vegetation on the recovery of riparian flora - Effect of upstream and upland vascular vegetation after stream restoration in a boreal catchment

10/2010-07/2013

Bachelor of Science Umweltmanagement, Universität Gießen
Bachelor Thesis: Frucht- und Samenproduktion von Empetrum hermaphroditum an Standorten unterschiedlicher Schneedeckung

Research

Analysis of the effects of revitalisation on biodiversity, sediment and nutrient retention and ecosystem functions of riverine landscapes along the Mulde river

Experimental investigation of the influence of vegetation structure, species identity and functional diversity on the sediment and nutrient retention capacity of floodplains

Publications

In review

Kretz L, Bondar-Kunze E, Hein T, Richter R, Schulz-Zunkel C, Seele-Dilbat C, van der Plas F, Vieweg M, Wirth C (submitted). Vegetation characteristics control sediment and nutrient retention on but not underneath vegetation. Submitted to Science of the total environment.

2020

Kretz L, Seele C, van der Plas F, Weigelt A, Wirth C (2020) Leaf area and pubescence drive sedimentation on leaves surfaces during flooding. Oecologia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-020-04664-2

2014

Bineau MJ, Hattermann D, Kröncke M, Kretz L, Otte A, Eisenhardt WL, Milbau A, Graae BJ, Dukra W, Eckstein RL (2014) Snow cover consistently affects growth and reproduction of Empetrum hermaphroditum across latitudinal and local climatic gradients. Alpine Botany 124: 115-129.

Magazine article

Schrenner H, Schulz-Zunkel C, Rast G, Gapinski C, Anlanger C, Bondar-Kunze E, Brauns M, Dziock F, von Haaren C, Hein T, Henle K, Kasperidus HD, Klimmer N, Koll K, König M, Kretz L, Krummhaar B, Spröddig C, Schnauder I, Sendek A, Scholz M, Seele-Dilbat C, Tavares CN, Vieweg M, Weitere M & Wirth C (2020) Reflexion des Naturschutz-, Forschungs- und Umweltbildungsprojekts "Wilde Mulde". Auenmagazin 17, 22-27.

Schulz-Zunkel C, Rast G, Schrenner H, Baborowski M, Bauth S, Bondar-Kunze E, Brauns M, Bromberger S, Dziock F, Gapinski C, Gründling R, von Haaren C, Hein T, Henle K, Kamjunke N, Kasperidus HD, Koll K, Kretz L, Krüger F, Möws R, Otte M, Pucher M, Schmidt C, Schnauder I, Scholz M, Seele C, Tavares CN, von Tümpling W, Vieweg M, Warthemann G, Weitere M & Wirth C (2017) Wilde Mulde - Revitalisierung einer Wildflusslandschaft in Mitteldeutschland. Naturschutz im Land Sachsen-Anhalt, 54, 46-65.

Conference Talks

Kretz L, Seele C, van der Plas F, Weigelt A, Wirth C (2019) From the leaf scale to the floodplain. Effects of herbaceous vegetation structure on sediment retention. 6th Biennial Symposium of the international Society for River Science, Vienna, Austria

Kretz L, Seele C, van der Plas F, Weigelt A, Wirth C (2019) From the leaf scale to the floodplain. Effects of herbaceous vegetation structure on sediment retention. 9th Floodplain Ecology Workshop, Vienna, Austria

Poster

Kretz L, Seele C, van der Plas F, Weigelt A, Wirth C (2019) From the leaf scale to the floodplain. Effects of herbaceous vegetation structure on sediment retention. iDiv Annual Conference, Leipzig, Germany

Kretz L, Seele C, van der Plas F, Weigelt A, Wirth C (2018) Functional leaf surface traits determine the capacity of plants to capture sediment. iDiv Annual Conference, Leipzig, Germany

Kretz L, Seele C, Wirth C (2018) Wie beeinflussen die Eigenschaften von Blattoberflächen die Sediment-Retention von Auenpflanzen. 8th Floodplain Ecology Workshop, Giessen, Germany

Kretz L, Seele C, Wirth C (2017) Leaf surface traits alter sediment retention on floodplain plants. Demonstration. iDiv Annual Conference, Leipzig, Germany

Kretz L, Seele C, Wirth C (2017) Vegetation verändert die Sedimentationskapazität in Auen - Von Blatteigenschaften zur Struktur von Pflanzengesellschaften. 7th Floodplain Ecology Workshop, Koblenz, Germany

Kretz L, Seele C, Wirth C (2016) The ‘Wilde Mulde’ project – revitalisation of a river floodplain and the role of vegetation for sediment retention. 46th Annual Conference of the Ecological Socienty of Germany, Austria and Switherland, Marburg, Germany

last modified: 04.06.2020