Justus Liebig University Giessen

Status Public University

Abbreviation JLU

Telephone +49 641 990

Email support@hrz.uni-giessen.de

URL http://www.uni-giessen.de/index.html

Address Ludwigstraße 23, 35390, Giessen, , Germany

Contact person Joybrato Mukherjee (Rector )

Departments Department of Geography ,

Projects Scenario development for sustainable land use in the Greater Caucasus, Georgia ,


Anja Magiera

Martin Wiesmair

Annette Otte

Thomas Hanauer

Jennifer Heiny

Sarah Hüller

Wiebke Hansen

Ina Keggenhoff


Magiera A., (2015) Separating reflectance signatures of shrub species - a case study in the Central Greater Caucasus. Applied Vegetation Science,

Magiera A., (2013) Relating canopy reflectance to the vegetation composition of mountainous grasslands in the Greater Caucasus. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol: 177, 101-112

Wiesmair M., (2016) Estimating vegetation cover from high-resolution satellite data to assess grassland degradation in the Georgian Caucasus. Mountain Research and Development, vol: 36, 56-65

Hanauer T., (2017) Soil distribution and soil properties in the subalpine region of Kazbegi; Greater Caucasus; Georgia: Soil quality rating of agricultural soils. Annals of Agrarian Science,

Heiny J., (2017) The socioeconomic situation of private households in the Kazbegi region – First insights based on quantitative data. Annals of Agrarian Science, vol: 15, 31–39

Hüller S., (2017) Linking agricultural food production and rural tourism in the Kazbegi district – A qualitative study. Annals of Agrarian Science, vol: 15, 40–48

Wiesmair M., (2017) Relationships between plant diversity, vegetation cover, and site conditions: implications for grassland conservation in the Greater Caucasus. Biodiversity and Conservation, vol: 26, 273–291

Hanauer T., (2012) Suitability of inorganic and organic amendments for in situ immobilization of Cd, Cu, and Zn in a strongly contaminated Kastanozem of the Mashavera valley, SE Georgia. I. Effect of amendments on metal mobility and microbial activity in soil. Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, vol: 175, 708–720

Hanauer T., et al. (2011) In situ stabilization of metals (Cu, Cd, and Zn) in contaminated soils in the region of Bolnisi, Georgia. Plant and Soil, vol: 341, 193–208

Hanauer T., (2008) Characterization of the Plant Availability of Heavy Metals in weakly alkaline Soils, heavily polluted with Cu, Zn and Cd in SE Georgia. Geophysical Research Abstracts, vol: 10,

Hansen W., (2018) Analysing Betula litwinowii encroachment and reforestation in the Kazbegi region, Greater Caucasus, Georgia. Journal of Vegetation Science, vol: 29, 110-123

Elizbarashvili E., Elizbarashvili M., Keggenhoff I., et al. (2016) Spatiotemporal variations in climate moisture indices in Georgia under global warming. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, vol: 41, 261–267

Elizbarashvili E., Keggenhoff I., Elizbarashvili M., et al. (2014) Climate Indices for the Moistening Regimen in the Territory of Georgia amidst Global Warming. European researcher. Series A, 102-107

Elizbarashvili E., Elizbarashvili M., Keggenhoff I., et al. (2015) Geography and dynamics of some temperature indices for assessing the climate change in Georgia. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, vol: 40, 39-45

Keggenhoff I., Elizbarashvili M., (2015) Recent changes in Georgia׳s temperature means and extremes: Annual and seasonal trends between 1961 and 2010. Weather and Climate Extremes, vol: 8, 34-45

Keggenhoff I., Elizbarashvili M., (2014) Trends in daily temperature and precipitation extremes over Georgia, 1971–2010. Weather and Climate Extremes, vol: 4, 75-85

Keggenhoff I., Elizbarashvili E., (2015) Heat wave events over Georgia since 1961: Climatology, changes and severity. Climate, vol: 3, 308-328

Keggenhoff I., Elizbarashvili M., (2015) Severe summer heat waves over Georgia: trends, patterns and driving forces.. Earth System Dynamics Discussions, vol: 6,

Elizbarashvili E., Keggenhoff I., et al. (2014) Temperature Indices of Climate Change in Georgia. 14th SGEM GeoConference on Energy and Clean Technologies, vol: 2, 539-544

Magiera A., Wiesmair M., (2018) Mapping Plant Functional Groups in Subalpine Grassland of the Greater Caucasus. Mountain Research and Development, vol: 38, 63-72

Magiera A., Wiesmair M., (2017) Modelling biomass of mountainous grasslands by including a species composition map. Ecological Indicators, vol: 78, 8-18