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Dr. Anne Schucknecht

group: Ecosystem Matter Fluxes
room: 284
phone: +49 8821 183 226
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Dr. Anne Schucknecht

Research interests

  • Remote sensing based monitoring and assessment of agricultural resources
  • Effects of climate change and management on GHG fluxes in grasslands
  • Sustainable use of grasslands



  • SUSALPS: Sustainable use of alpine and pre-alpine grassland soils in a changing climate, BMBF, 2015-2018, SUSALPS project website


Peer-reviewed publications

  • Laso Bayas JC, Lesiv M, Waldner F, Schucknecht A, Duerauer M, See L, Fritz S, et al. (2017) A global reference database of crowdsourced cropland data collected using the Geo-Wiki platform. Scientific Data 4: 170136. DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2017.136
  • Schucknecht A, Meroni M, Kayitakire F, Boureima A (2017) Phenology-based biomass estimation to support rangeland management in semi-arid environments. Remote Sensing 9(5): 463. DOI: 10.3390/rs9050463
  • Meroni M, Schucknecht A, Fasbender D, Rembold F, Fava F, Mauclaire M, Goffner D, di Lucio LM, Leonardi U (2017) Remote sensing monitoring of land restoration interventions in semi-arid environments with a before-after control-impact statistical design. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 59: 42-52. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2017.02.016
  • Hänsel S, Schucknecht A, Matschullat J (2015) The Modified Rainfall Anomaly Index (mRAI) – is this an alternative to the Standardised Precipitation Index (SPI) in evaluating future extreme precipitation characteristics? Theoretical and Applied Climatology 123(3): 827–844. DOI 10.1007/s00704-015-1389-y
  • Meroni M, Rembold F, Verstraete MM, Gommes R, Schucknecht A, Beye G (2014) Investigating the relationship between the inter-annual variability of satellite-derived vegetation phenology and a proxy of biomass production in the Sahel. Remote Sensing 6(6): 5868–5884. DOI 10.3390/rs6065868
  • Erasmi S, Schucknecht A, Barbosa MP, Matschullat J (2014) Vegetation greenness in North-eastern Brazil and its relation to ENSO warm events. Remote Sensing 2014, 6(4): 3041–3058. DOI 10.3390/rs6043041
  • Hoy A, Schucknecht A, Sepp M, Matschullat J (2013) Large-scale synoptic types and their impact on European precipitation. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 116: 19–35. DOI 10.1007/s00704-013-0897-x
  • Schucknecht A, Erasmi S, Niemeyer I, Matschullat J (2013) Assessing vegetation variability and trends in north-eastern Brazil using AVHRR and MODIS NDVI time series. European Journal of Remote Sensing 46: 40–59. DOI 10.5721/EuJRS20134603
  • Schucknecht A, Matschullat J, Caritat P de, Melo G, Silva J de, Plessow A (2012) Pedogeochemistry in NE-Brazil – compared to Australia and Europe. Science of the Total Environment 438: 342–356. DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.08.059
  • Schucknecht A, Matschullat J, Reimann C (2011) Lead and stable Pb-isotope characteristics of tropical soils in north-eastern Brazil. Applied Geochemistry 26: 2191–2200. DOI 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.07.014