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Dr. Andrea Meyn

ATMO Scientific officer
Room: Building 435, Room 228
Phone: +49 721 608-28366
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Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen
Germany 


Andrea Meyn

Scientific officer - Helmholtz Programme Atmosphere and Climate

Curriculum vitae

Professional experience

since 2013
Scientific officer, Programm management Helmholtz programme Atmosphere and Climate (ATMO), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2012-2013 Scientific officer, German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), Bonn
2011-2012 Associate science officer, International project office of the Global Water System Project (GWSP), University of Bonn
09-10/2004 Guest scientist at the Pacific Forestry Research Centre, Victoria, Canada; Great lakes Forestry Centre, Sault ste. Marie, Canada and University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
2003-2005 Guest scientist at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Department of Conservation Biology, Leipzig
05-06/2003
Work as Freelancer for the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Department of Conservation Biology, Leipzig
1998-2000 Student assistant and tutor; University of Bayreuth, including project work in Tanzania and Argentina

Education

11/2010

Phd in Geoecology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam

supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Cramer and Dr. Kirsten Thonicke; thesis “Fire-climate relationships. Conceptual model and regional-scale analysis"

04/2003

Diploma in Geoecology with distinction, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth

supervisors: Prof. Dr. Müller-Hohenstein (Bayreuth) and Prof. Dr. Feller (Vancouver), thesis "Fire history of forest remnants in wetter lodgepole pine dominated forests in southern British Columbia, Canada"

2000-2001 Studies of Forest Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
1997-2003

Studies of Geoecology, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth


Scholarships

07/2005-05/2009
Phd-scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes): ideational support 
06/2005-05/2009 Phd-scholarship of the Stiftung der deutschen Wirtschaft (sdw): ideational and financial support
09/2004-10/2004
Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
 2003-2005 Postgraduate scholarship of the MunichRE (with break 09/2004-10/2004, see above)
09/2000-05/2001 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
03-04/1999 Scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) for an outdoors work experience in a German-Swiss research project in Argentina
1998-2003 Scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Hantson S, Arneth A, Harrison P, Kelley DI, Prentice IC, Rabin SS, Archibald S, Mouillot F, Arnold SR, Artaxo P, Bachelet D, Ciais P, Forrest M, Friedlingstein P, Hickler T, Kaplan JO, Kloster S, Knorr W, Lasslop G, Li F, Mangeon S, Melton JR, Meyn A, Sitch S, Spessa A, van der Werf GR,  Voulgarakis A, and Yue C (2016) The status and challenge of global fire modelling. Biogeosciences, 13, 3359–3375. DOI:10.5194/bg-13-3359-2016

Schmidtlein S, Faude U, Rössler O, Feilhauer H, Ewald J, Meyn A, Bachem A, Engelhardt H, Schmidt J. (2013) Differences between recent and historical records of upper species limits in the northern european Alps. Erdkunde, 67, 345-354.

Meyn A, Schmidtlein S, Taylor SW, Girardin MP, Thonicke K, Cramer W. (2012) Precipitation driven decrease of fire in British Columbia, 1920-2000. Regional Environmental Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10113-012-0319-0

Bogardi JJ, Dudgeon D, Lawford RL, Flinkerbusch E, Meyn A, Pahl-Wostl C, Vielhauer K, Vörösmarty C (2011) Water security for a planet under pressure: Interconnected challenges of a changing world call for sustainable solutions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 4, 1-9.

Meyn A, Schmidtlein S, Taylor SW, Girardin MP, Thonicke K (2010) Spatial variation of trends in wildfire and summer drought in British Columbia, Canada, 1920-2000. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 19, 272-283.

Meyn A, Taylor SW, Flannigan MD, Thonicke K, Cramer W (2010) Relationship between fire, climate oscillations and drought in British Columbia, Canada, 1920-2000. Global Change Biology, 16, 977-989.

Buhk C, Meyn A, Jentsch A (2007) The challenge of plant regeneration after fire in the mediterranean basin: Scientific gaps in our knowledge on plant strategies and evolution of traits. Plant Ecology, 192, 1-19.

Meyn A, White PS, Buhk C, Jentsch A (2007) Environmental drivers of large, infrequent wildfires: The emerging conceptual model. Progress in Physical Geography, 31, 287-312.

Meyn A, Feller MC (2006) Fire history of forest remnants in wetter lodgepole pine dominated forests in southern British Columbia, Canada. Northwest Science, 80, 86-94.

 

Conference contributions and other publications

The International Project Office of the Global Water System Project (ed.) with input from: Affeltranger B, Bogardi JJB, Cosgrove W, Dudgeon D, Forkutsa I, Jain S, Lawford R, Leentvaar J, Llamas R, Marx S, Meyn A, Pahl-Wostl C, Renaud F, Riedke E, Sebesvari Z, Simonovic S, Syvitski J, Szöllösi-Nagy A, Trenberth K, Vielhauer K, Voigt H, Vörösmarty C, Yang H. (2011) Water Security: Challenges for Science and Policy. Interconnected problems of a changing world call for sustainable solutions. Bonn, Germany.

The International Project Office of the Global Water System Project (ed.) with inputs from Affeltranger B, Bogardi JJ, Cosgrove W, Dudgeon D, Forkutsa I, Jain S, Lawford R, Leentvar J, Llamas R, Marx S, Meyn A, Pahl-Wostle C, Renaud F, Riedke E, Sebesvari Z, Simonovic S, Syvitski J, Szöllösi-Nagy A, Trenberth K, Vielhauer K, Voigt H, Vörösmarty C, Yang H. Rio+20 Policy Brief #1 (2011) Water security for a planet under pressure. Transition to sustainability: interconnected challenges and solutions. Policy brief as part of the scientific preparation for the Rio + 20 conference in London, March 26-29, 2012.

Taylor SW, Moore RD, Meyn A, Regniere J, St Amant ST, and Flannigan MD (2010) Wildfire risk in a changing climate. BC Forest Science Program, Project Y102111 Final Report, Victoria, BC, Canada. Project summary.

Meyn, A, Taylor SW, Flannigan MD, Thonicke K, Cramer W (2009) Relationship between fire, climate oscillations and surface weather in British Columbia, Canada. Climate change and fire management research strategy forum, 17-19 February 2009, Victoria, BC, Canada. Poster.

Taylor, SW, Flannigan MD, Moore RD, Van der Kamp D, Meyn A, Regniere J, St Amant R (2009) Wildfire risk in British Columbia: a global context for regional change. Keynote presentation at the Wildfire and Hydrology Workshop, Kelowna, BC, Canada, 3 June, 2009. Oral presentation.

Taylor SW, Flannigan MD, Moore RD, Van der Kamp D, Regniere J, St Amant R, and Meyn A (2009) Wildfire risk in a changing climate. BC Forest Science Program, Project Y091111 Annual Report, Victoria, BC, Canada. Project summary.

Meyn A, Taylor SW, Thonicke K, Cramer W (2007) Fire-climate relationships in British Columbia, Canada. Deutscher Geographentag 2007, 29 May to 05 October 2007, Bayreuth, Germany. Oral presentation.

Meyn A, Ohl C, Grimm V, Jentsch A (2005) Welche Faktoren steuern das Auftreten von Großbränden? Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Biogeogegraphie, 10-11 June 2005, Marburg, Germany. Oral presentation.

Meyn A, Feller MC (2004) Fire history of forest remnants left by fire in Pinus contorta dominated forests in southern British Columbia, Canada. 34. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Ökologie, 13-17 September 2004, Halle, Germany. Oral presentation.

Meyn A, Feller MC (2003) Feuergeschichte von Waldinseln in Pinus contorta dominierten Wäldern im südlichen British Columbia, Kanada. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Biogeogegraphie, 2 October 2003, Bern, Switzerland. Oral presentation.