Ecology and Natural Resources Management (ECOL)


Damene, S., P. L. G. Vlek and L. Tamene.  2012.  Performance of farmland terraces in maintaining soil fertility: A case of Lake Maybar watershed in Wello, northern highlands of Ethiopian.  Journal of Life Science, 1934-7405   : 2151-2161   .
Djumaeva D., J.P.A. Lamers, C. Martius and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Chlorophyll meters for monitoring foliar nitrogen in three tree species from arid Central Asia.  Journal of Arid Environments, 85   : 41-45   .
Djumaeva D., Lamers J.P.A., Khamzina A., Vlek P.L.G..  2012.  The benefits of phosphorus fertilization of trees grown on salinized croplands in the lower reaches of Amu Darya, Uzbekistan..  Agroforestry Systems, . Further Information
E Obuobie, E., B Diekkrueger, W Agyekum, S Agodzo.  2012.  Groundwater level monitoring and recharge estimation in the White Volta River basin of Ghana.  Journal of African Earth Sciences, 71   : 80-86   .
Fatondji, D., C. Martius, P.L.G. Vlek, C.L. Bielders and A. Bationo.  2012.  Effect of Zai soil and water conservation technique on water balance and the fate of nitrate from organic amendments applied: a case of degraded crusted soils in Niger.  In: A. Bationo, B. Waswa, J.M. Okeyo, F. Maina and J. Kihara. (eds.): Innovations as key to the green revolution in Africa. Springer Dordrecht NL.   1125-1136. 
Feitosa, F. F., Le, Q. B., Vlek, P. L. G., Monteiro, A. M. V. & Rosemback, R.  2012.  Countering urban segregation in Brazilian cities: policy-oriented explorations using agent-based simulation.  Environmental and Planning B, 39 (6)   : 1131-1150   .
Fensholt, R., Langanke, T., Rasmussen, K., Reenberg, A., Prince, S.D., Tucker, C., Scholes, R.J., Le, Q.B., Bondeau, A., Eastman, R., Epstein, H., Gaughan, A.E., Hellden, U., Mbow, C., Olsson, L., Paruelo, J., Schweitzer, C., Seaquist, J., Wessels, K.  2012.  Greenness in semi-arid areas across the globe 1 1981-2007 - an Earth Observing Satellite based analysis of trends and drivers.  Remote Sensing of Environment , 121   : 144-158   . Further Information
Fosu-Mensah B. Y., P. L. G. Vlek and D. S. MacCarthy.  2012.  Farmers’ perception and adaptation to climate change: a case study of Sekyedumase district in Ghana.  Environment, Development and Sustainability, 14 (4)   : 495-505   .
Fosu-Mensah, B. Y., D. S. MacCarthy, P. L. G. Vlek and E. Y. Safo.  2012.  Simulating impact of seasonal climatic variation on the response of maize (Zea mays L.) to inorganic fertilizer in sub-humid Ghana.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, : 255-271   . Further Information
Fürst, C., Pietzsch, K., Frank, S., Witt, A., Koschke, L., and Makeschin, F.  2012.  How to better consider sectoral planning information in regional planning - example afforestation and conversion..  Journal of Environmental Planning and Management , : 1-29   . Further Information
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Paul L. G. Vlek and Lulseged Tamene.  2012.  Management strategies for reducing soil degradation through modeling in a GIS environment in northern Ethiopia catchment..  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 92   : 255-272   . Further Information
Jung, G., Wagner, S., Kunstmann.  2012.  Joint climate-hydrology modeling: an impact study for the data-sparse environment of the Volta Basin in West Africa.  Hydrology Research, 43 (3)   : 231-248   .
Khamzina A., J.P.A. Lamers and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Conversion of degraded cropland to tree plantations for ecosystem and livelihood benefits.  In: Martius C., Rudenko I., Lamers J.P.A. and P.L.G. Vlek (eds.): Cotton, Water, Salts and Soums - Economic and Ecological Restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Springer Science.   235-248. 
Kienzler, K., J. P. A. Lamers, A. McDonald, A. Mirzabaev, N. Ibragimov, O. Egamberdiev, E. Ruzibaev, and A. Akramkhanov.  2012.  Conservation agriculture in Central Asia - What do we know and where do we go from here?.  Field Crops Research, 132   : 95-105   . Further Information
Kihara, J., A. Bationo, D.N. Mugumdi, C. Martius and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Conservation tillage, local organic resources and nitrogen fertilizer combinations affect maize productivity, soils structure and nutrient balances in semi-arid Kenya.  In: A. Bationo, B. Waswa, J.M. Okeyo, F. Maina and J. Kihara (eds.): Innovations as key to the green revolution in Africa.. Springer, Dordrecht.   155-168. 
Kihara, J., C. Martius, A. Bationo, M. Thuita, D. Lesueur, L. Herrmann, W. Amelung and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Soil aggregation and total diversity of bacteria and fungi in various tillage systems of sub-humid and semi-arid Kenya.  Applied Soil Ecology , 58   : 12-20   .
Koschke, L., Fürst, C., Frank, S., and Makeschin, F..  2012.  A multi-criteria approach for an integrated land-cover-based assessment of ecosystem services provision for planning support..  Ecological Indicators, . Further Information
Kugbe J.X., M. Fosu, T.L. Desta, M. Denich and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Annual vegetation burns across the northern savanna region of Ghana: period of occurrence, area burns, nutrient losses and emissions.  Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst, 93 (3)   : 265-284   . Further Information
Le, Q. B., Scholz, R.W., Seidl, R., Vu, Q.M., Tran, T.M..  2012.  Phosphorus use and management strategies: Exploring scenarios of smallholder’s soil fertility, food production and livelihood with a multi-agent system model.  . Download [PDF | 179.77KB]
Le, Q. B., Tamene, L., Vlek, P.L.G.  2012.  Multipronged assessment of land degradation in West Africa to assess the importance of atmospheric fertilization in masking the processes involved.  Global and Planetary Change, 92-93   : 71-81   . Further Information
McCarthy, D.S., P.L.G. Vlek and B.Y. Fosu-Mensah.  2012.  The response of maize to N fertilization in a sub-humid region of Ghana: Understanding the processes using a crop simulation model.  In: J. Kihara, D. Fatondji, J.W. Jones, G. Hoogenboom, R. Tabo and A. Bationo (eds.): Improving soil fertility recommendations in Africa using Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT). Springer Dordrecht NL.  
Mondal, Md. A.H and A.K.M. Sadrul Islam.  2012.  Impacts of CO2 emission constraints on penetration of solar PV in the bangladesh power sector.  Renewable Energy, 43   : 418-422   .
Mondal, Md. A.H, M. Denich and T. Mezher.  2012.  Deployment of renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh: Long-term policy implications in power sector.  Energy Strategy Reviews, : DOI: 10.1016/j.esr.2012.11.006   .
Ruecker G., Conrad C., Ibragimov N., Kienzler K.M., Ibrakhimov M., Martius C., Lamers J.P.A..  2012.  Spatial distribution of cotton yield and its relationship to environmental, irrigation infrastructure and water management factors on a regional scale in Khorezm, Uzbekistan.  In: Martius C., Rudenko I., Lamers J.P.A., Vlek P.L.G. (eds.): Cotton, water, salts and soums - economic and ecological restructuring in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York, ISBN 978-94-007-1962-0, pp. 59-6.  
Taye, K..  2012.  Biomass production and distribution in seedlings of Coffea arabica genotypes under contrasting nursery environments in southwestern Ethiopia.  Agricultural Sciences, 3 (6)   : 835-843   .
Tesfahunegn, G.B., P.L.G. Vlek and L. Tamene.  2012.  Management strategies for reducing soil degradation through modeling in a GIS environment in northern Ethiopia catchment.  Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosyst., 92:3   : 255-272   .
Uguru M. I., B. C. Oyiga and E.A. Jandoung.  2012.  Responses of some soybean genotypes to different soil pH regimes in two planting seasons.  African Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology, 6 (1), 26-37   . Download [PDF]
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van Noordwijk, M., Leimona, B., Jindal, R., Villamor, G.B., Vardhan, M., Namirembe, S., Catacutan, D., Kerr, J., Minang, P.A., and Tomich, T.P.  2012.  Payments for ecosystem services: evolution toward efficient and fair incentives for multifunctional landscapes.  Annual Review for Environmental Resources, 37   : 389-420   . Further Information
Villamor, G.B., M. van Noordwijk, K.G. Troitzsch, and P.L.G. Vlek.  2012.  Human decision making in empirical agent-based models: pitfalls and caveats for land-use/change policies.  In: Troitzsch, K.G., Möhring, M., Lotzmann, U (eds.): Proceedings 26th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation . ECMS, <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.   631-638.  Further Information
Villegas, K., Ambal, R.G., Boyd, C., Brooks, T.M., Coroza, O., De Silva, N., Duya, M., Lasco, R.D., Schroth, G., and G.B. Villamor.  2012.  Quantitative landscape management targets for biodiversity conservation: method development with an example from the Philippines.  Asia Life Sciences, 21 (2)   : 1-19   . Further Information
Vu, M.Q., Le, Q.B., Scholz, R.W., Vlek, P.L.G..  2012.  Detecting geographic hotspots of human-induced land degradation in Vietnam and characterization of their social-ecological types.  Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2012 IEEE International.   6220-6223.  Further Information
Zhang. J, Z.H. Li3, K.Li, W.Huang1, L.H Sang.  2012.  Nitrogen Use Efficiency under Different Field Treatments on Maize Fields in Central China: A Lysimeter and 15N Study.  Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 4   : 6   . Download [PDF | 97.11KB]
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Akramkhanov, A., C. Martius, S.J. Park and J.M.H. Hendrickx.  2011.  Environmental factors of spatial distribution of soil salinity on flat irrigated terrain.  Geoderma, 163   : 55-62   .
Amegashi, B.K., C. Quansah, W.A. Agyare, L. Tamene, P.L.G. Vlek.  2011.  Sediment-bound nutrient export from five small reservoir catchments and its implications for the Sudan savanna zone of Ghana.  Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Mangement, 16   : 61-76   .
Anwar, S.H. and B. Kunz.  2011.  The Influence of Drying Methods on the Stabilization of Fish Oil Microcapsules: Comparison of Spray Granulation, Spray Drying, and Freeze Drying.  Journal of Food Engineering, 105 (2)   : 367-378   . Further Information
Awan, U. K., M. Ibrakhimov, B. Tischbein, P. Kamalov, C. Martius, J.P.A. and Lamers.  2011.  Improving irrigation water operation in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River - current status and suggestions.  Irrigation and Drainage, 605   : 600-612   . Further Information
Awan, U.K., B. Tischbein, C. Conrad, C. Martius, and M. Hafeez.  2011.  Remote Sensing and Hydrological Measurements for Irrigation Performance Assessments in a Water User Association in the Lower Amu Darya River Basin.  Water Resources Management, 2510   : 2467-2485   . Further Information
Awan, U.K., Tischbein, B., Conrad, C., Martius, C. and M. Hafeez.  2011.  Remote Sensing and Hydrological Measurements for Irrigation Performance Assessments in a Water Users Association in the Lower Amu Darya River Basin.  Water Resources Management, 25   : 2467-2485   .
Aynekulu, E., M. Denich, D. Tsegaye, R. Aerts, B. Neuwirth and H.J. Boehmer.  2011.  Dieback affects forest structure in a dry Afromontane forest in northern Ethiopia.  Journal of Arid Environments, : 75: 499-503   .
Bationo, A. and B.S. Waswa.  2011.  New challenges and opportunities for integrated soil fertility management in Africa.  In: Bationo, A., Waswa, B., Okeyo, J.M., Maina, F. and J.M. Kihara (eds.): Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the Scientific Facts (Vol 1). Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.   3-17. 

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