Lena Hermesdorf

Lena Hermesdorf

Ph.d. stipendiat

Education

12/2019 – 12/2022      PhD fellow – Center for Permafrost (Cenperm), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

“Long-term effects of winter precipitation and summer warming on carbon turnover in dry arctic tundra heath” – Supervisor: Prof Bo Elberling

                                

 

09/2016 – 03/2019      Master of Science (Climate Change), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Master’s Thesis: “Methane Oxidation in arctic tundra soil – Responses to experimental warming and fire” – Supervisors: Prof Bo Elberling and Postdoc Ludovica D’Imperio

 

01/2015 – 06/2015       Study Abroad (Geography), University of Bergen, Norway

  • Participation in the Erasmus Exchange Program
  • Focus: Peace and Conflict Studies; the Norwegian language

 

 

10/2012 – 08/2016         Bachelor of Science (Geography), University of Marburg, Germany,

  • Bachelor’s Thesis: “Analysis of different fog event dynamics using ground-based measurement techniques” – Supervisors: Dr. Boris Thies and Prof Jörg Bendix            

 

Grants

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

  •  Travel grant to study and research abroad, Ecuador, Summer 2014

 

 

Conference attended

 04/2019                           European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna, Austria

 

Publications

St Pierre, K. A., Danielsen, B. K., Hermesdorf, L., D'Imperio, L., Iversen, L. L., & Elberling, B. (2019). Drivers of net methane uptake across Greenlandic dry heath tundra landscapes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 138, 107605.

Hermesdorf, L*., D’Imperio, L., Elberling, B. (April, 2019): Effects of experimental summer warming and altitude on soil methane oxidation in an arctic tundra ecosystem. Poster session presented at the general assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), Vienna, Austria.

 


                                              

 

 

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