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Bibliographia Humboldtiana Index

Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2017

Earth sciences

Abdel-Hamid, Ayman


Field of research: Physical geography
Host: Dr. Harald Kehl Technische Universität Berlin
  • Valerie Graw, Gohar Ghazaryan, Karen Dall, Andoni Gómez, Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Andries Jordaan, Ruben Piroska, Joachim Post, Joerg Szarzynski, Yvonne Walz, Olena Dubovyk: Drought Dynamics and Vegetation Productivity in Different Land Management Systems of Eastern Cape, South Africa—A Remote Sensing Perspective. In: Sustainability. 9, 2017, p. 1728 [drought hazard monitoring, remote sensing, land degradation, vegetation condition index, land management systems, land tenure, South Africa].

  • Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Olena Dubovyk, Islam, Abou El-Magd, Gunter Menz : Integration of SAR and Optical Remote Sensing data for mapping of mangroves extents. In: From Science to Society: The Bridge provided by Environmental Informatics. (Ed. Benoît Otjacques, Patrik Hitzelberger, Stefan Naumann, Volker Wohlgemuth) Germany: Shaker Verlag GmbH, 2017, p. 1 - 8 [Remote sensing, SAR; mapping; mangroves, environmental sustainability, Red Sea, coastal management].

Akinyemi, Prof. Dr. Felicia O.


Field of research: Cartography
Host: Prof. Dr. Klaus Greve Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Kebonye N.M., Eze P.N., Akinyemi F.O. : Long-term treated wastewater impacts and source identification of heavy metals in semi-arid soils of Central Botswana. In: Geoderma Regional . 10, 2017, p. 200 - 214 [Agriculture, Entisols, Palapye Wastewater Treatment Plant, Portable XRF, Soil quality].

  • Akinyemi, F.O. : Climate change and variability in semi-arid Palapye, Eastern Botswana: An assessment from smallholder farmers’ perspective. In: Weather, Climate and Society. 9, 2017, p. 349 - 365 [Climate Change and Variability, Smallholder Farmer, Perception, Semiarid, Palapye, Botswana ].

  • Akinyemi, F.O. : Land change in the central Albertine Rift: Insights from analysis and mapping of land use-land cover change in north-western Rwanda. In: Applied Geography . 87, 2017, p. 127 - 138 [Land use-land cover, Change detection, Albertine rift region, Ecologically sensitive environment, Biodiversity, Surface reflectance, Landsat].

  • Akinyemi F.O., Pontius Jr R.G., and Braimoh, A.K. : Land change dynamics: Insights from Intensity Analysis applied to an African emerging city. In: Journal of Spatial Science. 62, 2017, p. 69 - 83 [Land change; Intensity Analysis; transition; category; stationary; urbanization].

Amson, Dr. Eli

Museum National d`Histoire Naturelle, France
Field of research: Palaeozoology
Host: Prof. Dr. John Nyakatura Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • F. Coutier, L. Hautier, R. Cornette, E. Amson, & G. Billet: Orientation of the lateral semicircular canal in Xenarthra and its links with head posture and phylogeny. In: Journal of Morphology. 2017, [bony labyrinth; fossil; inner ear; mammalia; morphometry].

  • P. Arnold, E. Amson, & M.S. Fischer: Differential scaling patterns of vertebrae and the evolution of neck length in mammals. Evolution. In: Evolution. 2017, [mammalian cervical spine; neck evolution; proportions; allometry].

  • L. Dewaele, E. Amson, S. Louwye, & O. Lambert: Reappraisal of the extinct seal “Phoca” vitulinoides from the Neogene of the North Sea Basin, with bearing on its geological age, phylogenetic affinities, and locomotion. In: PeerJ. 2017.

  • Eli Amson, John A. Nyakatura : The postcranial musculoskeletal system of xenarthrans: Insights from over two centuries of research and future directions. In: Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 2017.

  • Eli Amson, Patrick Arnold, Anneke H. Van Heteren, Aurore Canoville, John A. Nyakatura: Trabecular architecture in the forelimb epiphyses of extant xenarthrans (Mammalia). In: Frontiers in Zoology. 14, 2017, p. 52.

Ceesay, Dr. Adam

Universite Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Ivory Coast
Field of research: Human geography, social geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Wolff Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenforschung (ZMT) GmbH
  • Adam Ceesay, N'Da Hypolite Dibi, Ebrima Njie, Matthias Wolff, Tidiani Koné: Mangrove vegetation dynamics of the Tanbi Wetland National Park in The Gambia. In: Environment and Ecology Research. 5(2), 2017, p. 145 - 160 [Tanbi Wetland, Mangrove Vegetation, Hyper-salinity, Climate Change, Land Use].

Djalante, Dr. Riyanti

United Nations University, Japan
Field of research: Human geography, social geography
Host: Dr. Matthias Garschagen United Nations University
  • Djalante, R: Research trends on hazards, disasters, risk reduction and climate change in Indonesia: a systematic literature review. In: Nat. Hazards (Under Review). 2017.

  • Djalante, R., Garschagen, M., Thomalla, F., & Shaw, R. (Eds.): Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Progress, Challenges and Issues. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2017, 638 pp. [Disaster Risk Hazard Disaster Risk Reduction Resilience Indonesia].

  • Djalante, R., Garschagen, M., Thomalla, F., Shaw, R.: Chapter 1: Introduction: Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Progress, Challenges, and Issues. In: Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Progress, Challenges, and Issues. (Ed. Djalante, R., Garschagen, M., Thomalla, F., Shaw, R.) Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2017.

  • Djalante, R., Garschagen, M., : Chapter 2: A Review of Disaster Trend and Disaster Risk Governance in Indonesia: 1900–2015. In: Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Progress, Challenges, and Issues. (Ed. Djalante, R., Garschagen, M., Thomalla, F., Shaw, R.) Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2017.

Duan, Prof. Dr. Jianping

Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürg Luterbacher Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • Jianping Duan, Jan Esper, Ulf Bu¨ntgen, Lun Li, Elena Xoplaki, Huan Zhang, Lily Wang, Yongjie Fang & Ju¨rg Luterbacher: Weakening of annual temperature cycle over the Tibetan Plateau since the 1870s. In: Nature Communications. 8, 2017.

Goebel, Dr. Thomas H.W.

University of California, Santa Cruz, United States of America
Field of research: Seismology
Host: Prof. Dr. Frank R. Schilling Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  • Thomas H.W. Goebel , Grzegorz Kwiatek, Thorsten W. Becker , Emily E. Brodsky, Georg Dresen,: What allows seismic events to grow big?: Insights from b-value and fault roughness analysis in laboratory stick-slip experiments. In: Geology. 45, 2017, p. 1 - 4.

  • Thomas Heinz Goebel, Matthew Weingarten, Xiaowei Chen, Jackson Haffener, Emily E. Brodsky: The 2016 Mw5.1 Fairview, Oklahoma earthquakes: Evidence for long-range poroelastic triggering at >40 km from fluid disposal wells. In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 472, 2017, p. 50 - 61.

Holz, Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc

Universite de Perpignan, France
Field of research: Geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Paul Klemmer Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Jean-Marc Holz: Les très riches heures de l'histoire économique allemande. Perpignan: l'Université de Perpignan, 2017, 349 pp.

Jasper, Prof. Dr. Andre

Universidade do Vale do Taquari (UNIVATES), Brazil
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Dieter Uhl Forschungsinstitut und Naturkundemuseum Senckenberg der SNG
  • Andre Jasper, Deepa Agnihotri, Rajni Tewari, Rafael Spiekermann, Etiene Fabbrin Pires, Atila Augusto Stock da Rosa, Dieter Uhl: Fires in the mire: repeated fire events in Early Permian ‘peat forming vegetation of India. In: Geological Journal (ISSN 0072-1050). 52(6), 2017, p. 955 - 969 [Charcoal, Coal, Inertinite, Palaeo-wildfire, Permian].

  • Daniela Müller de Lara, Laís Bresciani, Isa Carla Osterkamp, Maurício Hilgemann, Eduardo Ethur, Andre Jasper, Marco Flôres Ferrão, Dieter Uhl, Simone Stülp: Avaliação de fragmentos de lenhos carbonizados de Araucariaceae por meio de termogravimetria e infravermelho associadas à análise multivariada. In: Química Nova (ISSN 0100-4042). 40(8), 2017, p. 895 - 901 [Araucariaceae; thermogravimetry; mid-infrared; multivariate analysis].

Khoury, Prof. Dr. Hani Nicola

University of Jordan, Jordan
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Wolf Uwe Reimold Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung (MfN)
  • Sokol, E., Kozmenko, O., Khoury, H., Kokh, S., Novikova, S., Nefedov, A., Sokol, I., and Zaikin, P.: Calcareous Sediments of the Muwaqqar Chalk Marl Formation, Jordan, as a Potential Precursor of Mississippi Valley-Type Deposits: Mineralogical and Geochemical Evidence. In: Gondwana Research, Elsevier B.V. . 46, 2017, p. 204 - 226 [Muwaqqar Chalk Marl Formation Organic-rich calcareous sediments Anoxia Redox sensitive elements Mississippi Valley-type deposits Central Jordan].

Maity, Prof. Dr. Rajib

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  • Subbarao Pichuka, Rajendra Prasad. R., Rajib Maity and Harald Kunstmann : Development of a method to identify change in the pattern of extreme streamflow events in future climate: Application on the Bhadra reservoir inflow in India. In: Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies. 9, 2017, p. 236 - 246 [Climate change, Streamflow, Extreme events, Downscaling, HEC-HMS, Bhadra reservoir, SDSM, GCM.].

  • Kironmala Chanda and Rajib Maity : Assessment of Trend in Global Drought Propensity in the 21st century using Drought Management Index. In: Water Resources Management. 31, 2017, p. 1209 - 1225 [Global drought propensity, Twenty-first century drought trend, Soil moisture, Drought management index, Reliablity-Resilence-vulnerability (RRV), General circulation model (GCM).].

Masotta, Dr. Matteo

Universita di Pisa, Italy
Field of research: Petrology
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans Keppler Universität Bayreuth
  • Matteo Masotta, Hans Keppler: A new hydrothermal moissanite cell apparatus for optical in-situ observations at high pressure and high temperature, with applications to bubble nucleation in silicate melts. In: American Mineralogist. 102, 2017, p. 2022 - 2031.

Nayak, Dr. Bibhuranjan

CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT), India
Field of research: Occurence and formation of minerals
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Wagner RWTH Aachen
  • Bibhuranjan Nayak, F. M. Meyer: Manganilmenite in the magnetite ore body from Pokphur area of Nagaland, northeast India and the possibility of microdiamonds in the ophiolites of Indo-Myanmar ranges. In: Current Science. 112, 2017, p. 155 - 160 [Diamond indicator mineral, ophiolite, magnetite ore body, manganilmenite].

Rahman, Prof. Dr. M. Julleh Jalalur

Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh
Field of research: Sedimentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Maria Mutti Universität Potsdam
  • M. Julleh Jalalur Rahmana,Wenjiao Xiao, Tom McCann, Ao Songjian: Provenance of the Neogene Surma Group from the Chittagong Tripura Fold Belt, southeast Bengal Basin, Bangladesh: Constraints from whole-rock geochemistry and detrital zircon U-Pb ages . In: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences . 148, 2017, p. 277 - 293 [Geochemistry, Zircon U-Pb ages, Provenance].

Ramesh, Prof. Dr. Durbha Sai

CSIR National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Field of research: Geophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Rainer Kind Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ
  • Bhaskar, Ankush, Ramesh, D.S., Geeta Vichare, Triven Koganti, S. Gurubaran,: Quantitative assessment of drivers of recent global temperature variability: an information theoretic approach. In: Climate Dynamics. xx, 2017, p. xx - xx [Climate variability, transfer entropy, natural vs anthropogenic causal agents, climate drivers].

  • Bagiya, M. S., Kherani, E. A., Sunil, P. S., Sunil, A. S., Sunda, S., Ramesh, D. S.: Origin of the ahead of tsunami traveling ionospheric disturbances during Sumatra tsunami and offshore forecasting. In: Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics). 122, 2017, p. 7742 - 7749 [ATIDs, Tsunami forecast, acoustic gravity waves, simulation studies, sumatra earthquake tsunami].

  • Kakad, B., Kakad, A., Ramesh, D.S.: Prediction of the Length of Upcoming Solar Cycles. In: Solar Physics. xx, 2017, p. xx - xx.

  • Kattamanchi, S., Tiwari, R.K., Ramesh, D. S.: Non‑stationary ETAS to model earthquake occurrences affected by episodic aseismic transients. In: Earth Planets and Space. 69, 2017, p. 157 [Non-stationary ETAS model, Aseismic transients, statistical seismology, ].

Ramkumar, Prof. Dr. Muthuvairavasamy

Periyar University, India
Field of research: Geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Franz T. Fürsich Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar, David Menier: Eustasy, high frequency sea level cycles and habitat heterogeneity. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2017, 91 pp. [Geosciences, Paleoclimate, Sea level, Habitat, paleobiodiversity].

  • M.,Ramkumar, D.,Menier, M.J.,Manoj, M., Santosh, N. A.,Siddiqui : Early Cenozoic rapid flight enigma of the Indian subcontinent resolved. 8, 2017, p. 15 - 23 [India, Mantle plume, continental drift, topographic evolution, geomorphology].

  • D.,Menier, M.J., Manoj, M., Pubellier, F.,Sapin, B., Delcaillau, N.A., Siddiqui, Mu. Ramkumar, M., Santosh : Landscape response to progressive tectonic and climatic forcing in NW Borneo: Implications for geological and geomorphic controls on flood hazard. In: Nature Scientific Reports. 7, 2017, p. 1 - 18 [Borneo, tectonics, climate, flooding hazard, climate change].

Ridolfi, Dr. Filippo

Universita degli Studi di Urbino, Germany
Field of research: Petrology
Host: Prof. Dr. Francois Holtz Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • F. Cardone, G. Albertini, D. Bassani, G. Cherubini, E. Guerriero, R. Mignani, M. Monti, A. Petrucci, F. Ridolfi, A. Rosada, F. Rosetto, V. Sala, E. Santoro, G. Spera: Deformed space-time transformations in Mercury. In: International Journal of Modern Physics B. 31, 2017, p. 1750168-1 - 1750168-20 [Deformed space-time reactions; local Lorentz invariance; nuclear transforma- tions; neutrons; ultrasound; mercury.].

Silye, Dr. Lorand

University Babes-Bolyai, Romania
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Michal Kucera Universität Bremen
  • Michal Kucera, Lóránd Silye, Agnes KM Weiner, Kate Darling, Birgit Lübben, Maria Holzmann, Jan Pawlowski, Joachim Schönfeld, Raphaël Morard: Caught in the act: anatomy of an ongoing benthic–planktonic transition in a marine protist. In: Journal of Plankton Research. 39(3), 2017, p. 436 - 449 [foraminifera, tychopelagic, evolution].

St. George, Prof. Dr. Robert Scott

University of Minnesota, United States of America
Field of research: Physical geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Jan Esper Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • Udya Thapa, Scott St. George, Deepak Kharal, Narayan Gaire: Tree growth across the Nepal Himalaya during the last four centuries. In: Progress in Physical Geography. 2017, [dendrochronology, dendroclimatology, Himalayas, paleoclimate, Nepal, tree rings].

  • The PAGES2k Consortium: A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era. In: Scientific Data. 2017, [paleoclimate, climate change, tree rings, ice cores, corals, historical records].

  • Scott St. George, Daniel Crawford, Todd Reubold, Elizabeth Giorgi: Making climate data sing — Using music-like sonifications to convey a key climate record. In: The Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 98, 2017, p. 23 - 27 [climate change, music, sonification, science education,].

  • Yochanin Kushnir, Christophe Cassou, Scott St. George: Editorial: Decadal Climate Variability. In: Joint publication of CLIVAR Exchanges and Past Global Changes Magazine. 25, 2017, p. 1 - 1 [climate change, climate prediction].

  • Deepak K. Kharal, Udya Thapa, Scott St. George, Henrik Meilby, Santosh Rayamajhi, Dinesh Bhuju: Tree-climate relations along an elevational transect in Manang Valley, central Nepal. In: Dendrochronologia. 41, 2017, p. 57 - 64 [dendrochronology, high-elevation, Nepal, Manang, forest management].

Uchman, Prof. Dr. Alfred

Jagiellonian University, Poland
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Franz T. Fürsich Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • Alfred Uchman, Bruno Rattazzi : Rhizocorallium hamatum (Fischer-Ooster 1858), a Zoophycos-like trace fossil from deep-sea Cretaceous-Neogene sediments . In: Historical Biology. 29, 2017, p. 395 - 410 [ichnotaxonomy; new combination; flysch; deep sea; burrows ].

  • Alfred Uchman, Andreas Wetzel: Hidden subsurface garden on own faeces — the trace fossil Tubulichnium rectum (Fischer-Ooster, 1858) from the Cretaceous-Palaeogene deep-sea sediments. In: Palaeontologia Electronica. 20.2.40A, 2017, p. 1 - 18 [ichnology, ichnotaxonomy, autocoprophagy, cach, flysch, turbidites].

  • Ruo-ying Fan, Alfred Uchman, Yi-ming Gong: Frommorphology to behaviour: Quantitative morphological study of the trace fossil Helminthorhaphe. In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 485, 2017, p. 946 - 955 [Meandering trace fossil, Thigmotaxis, Morphometrics, Fractal dimension, Morphogenetic analysis, Movement ecology].

Zaitsev, Dr. habil. Anatoly N.

St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörg Keller Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • A.N. Zaitsev, S.N. Britvin, A. Kearsley, T. Wenzel, C. Kirk: Jörgkellerite, Na3Mn3+3(PO4)2(CO3)O2•5H2O, a new layered phosphate-carbonate mineral from the Oldoinyo Lengai volcano, Gregory rift, northern Tanzania. In: Mineralogy and Petrology. 111, 2017, p. 373 - 381 [New mineral, Oldoinyo Lengai volcano].