Lehrstuhl für Tierökologie und Tropenbiologie

MS. Jie Zhang

Data manager

Tel.: +49 (0)931 31-83240
Fax: +49 (0)931 31-84352
Email: jie.zhang@uni-wuerzburg.de

Room C044
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocentre, University of Würzburg

Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg

Research Interests
  • Geospatial data processing, analysis, modeling, and visualization
  • Environmental data and geo-data management
  • GIS and WebGIS
  • Web development
Projects

DFG Research Unit Kilimanjaro, CP2: central database and communication platform of research unit KiLi

Curriculum Vitae
  • 04/2014 - present Developer and administrator of Zoo3 online Geodatabase as well as Zoo3 archive database at Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology in University of Würzburg
  • 05/2012 - present Lecturer of Landscape Ecology (GIS and its application) at Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology in University of Würzburg
  • 07/2010 - present Data Manager at Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology in University of Würzburg. Project: DFG Research Group Kilimanjaro - Central data base project: Central database and communication platform of the research unit KiLi. Project leader: Prof. Dr. Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter.
  • 01/2010 - 06/2010 Research assistant at Institute for Landscape Planning and Ecology in University of Stuttgart. Project: Execution of GIS- supported analysis to the sustainable area management in Baden-Württemberg on the basis of the NBBW area systematic. Project leader: Dr.  Hans-Georg Schwarz-v.Raumer.
  • 11/2009 - 02/2010 Research assistant at Institute of Hydraulic Engineering in University of Stuttgart. Project: GLOWA-Danube: Impact of Global Change on the Upper Danube. Project leader: Dr. Roland Barthel. 
  • 03/2009 - 11/2009 Master thesis: Evaluation and improvement of groundwater recharge calculations by combining soil-water balance models and water-table fluctuation methods in GLOWA-Danube Project. Institute of Hydraulic Engineering in University of Stuttgart. Project leader: Dr. Roland Barthel.
  • 03/2008 - 09/2008 Student assistant at Institute AIFB in Karlsruhe Institute of Technology(KIT) . Project: MODIFRAME - A Framework for the Provision of Mobile Services. Contact: Joanna Mrozik.
  • 06/2008 - 09/2008 Internship at GfK GeoMarketing GmbH. Project: Digital processing of Geospatial data, creation of digital land maps and administration borders of country Indonesia, Yemen, East Timor and Philippines.
  • 03/2008 - 04/2008 Internship at Breustedt GmbH. Project: Developing interactive web interface modules for funeral system software FRIEDA.
  • 10/2007 - 12/2007 GIS Tutor at Department of Geomatics, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. Contact: Prof. Dr. Peter Freckmann.
  • 04/2007 - 06/2007 Master student in BIOTA E02 Project, implementing WebGIS application for Budongo forest in Uganda. Contact: Prof. Dr. Gertrud Schaab.
  • 09/2006 - 12/2009 Master degree of Geomatics in Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.
  • 09/2002 - 07/2006 Bachelor degree of Civil Engineering at Dalian University of Technology, China.
Publications

Peters MK, Hemp A, Appelhans T, Behler C, Classen A, Detsch F, Ensslin A, Ferger SW, Frederiksen SB, Gebert F, Haas M, Helbig-Bonitz M, Hemp C, Kindeketa WJ, Mwangomo E, Ngereza C, Otte I, Röder J, Rutten G, Schellenberger Costa D, Tardanico J, Zancolli G, Deckert J, Eardley CD, Peters RS, Rödel M-O, Schleuning M, Ssymank A, Kakengi V, Zhang J, Böhning-Gaese K, Brandl R, Kalko EKV, Kleyer M, Nauss T, Tschapka M, Fischer M, Steffan-Dewenter I (in press). Predictors of elevational biodiversity gradients change from single taxa to the multi-taxa community level. Nature Communications.

Zhang J. (2015) An infrastructure to innovate data intensive science. Proceeding of 45th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie), 31 August - 04 September 2015, Göttingen.

Zhang J., Owonibi M., Ratcliffe S., Stefan-Dewenter I. (2013): Ecological data management through its life cycle. Proceeding of 43th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie), 9 - 13 September 2013, Potsdam. 

Zhang J., Böhning-Gaese K., Fischer M., Hemp A., Nauss T., Peters M.K., Steffan-Dewenter I. (2012): Central database design and data synthesis in the DFG Research Unit FOR1246 - Kilimanjaro ecosystems under global change (KiLi). Proceeding of 42nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie), 10 - 14 September 2012, Lüneburg. 

Peters MK, Hemp A, Fischer M, Böhning-Gaese K, Nauss T, Hemp C, Zhang J, Keyyu J, Steffan-Dewenter I (2011) The KiLi project: Biodiversity and ecosystem processes on Mt. Kilimanjaro under global change. Poster. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Ökologie, 5-9 September 2011, Oldenburg (Germany). 

Peters MK, Hemp A, Fischer M, Böhning-Gaese K, Nauss T, Hemp C, Zhang J, Keyyu J, Steffan-Dewenter I (2011) The KiLi project: Biodiversity and ecosystem processes on Mt. Kilimanjaro under global change. Poster. International joint meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) & Africa Section of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), 12-16 June 2011, Arusha (Tanzania). 

J. Zhang, J. Heyden, D. Bendel, R. Barthel (2011): Combination of soil-water balance models and water-table fluctuation methods for evaluation and improvement of groundwater recharge calculations. Hydrogeology Journal 19: 1487 - 1502. 

Zhang, J., Barthel, R., van Heyden, J. und D. Bendel (2010): Development and application of a modified Water-Table Fluctuation (WTF) method to estimate groundwater recharge. In: Leven, C., Grathwohl, P., Kappler, A., Kaufmann-Knoke, A., Rügner, H. (eds.): Grundwasser für die Zukunft - Tagung der FH-DGG (12. - 16. Mai 2010, Tübingen). Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 67. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, Fachsektion Hydrogeologie in der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft: p 190. ISBN: 978-3-510-49213-8. 

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