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Prof. Dr. Richard Pott


Full Professor
Institute of Geobotany
Nienburger Str. 17
D-30167 Hannover

phone:+49 511 762 3631
fax:+49 511 762 3633
mail:pottgeobotanik.uni-hannover.de

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Curriculum Vitae

Private dates

born July, 8, 1951

married since 1980 with Ruth Pott

three children: 1982 son Philipp-Cornelius, 1984 daughter Anna-Katharina, 1986 son Marcus-Maximilian

Colleges and universities

1971
final secondary-school examination at the Goethe-Gymnasium Ibbenbüren, Germany
1971-1977Studies of Botany, Zoology, Geography, Philosophy and Education Sciences at the University of Münster (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität)
1977State examination (1. Staatsexamen) Biology and Geography at the University of Münster
1978-1979Scientific Collaborator, Botanic Institute University of Münster
1979Promotion Dr. rer. nat., University of Münster
1979-1984Scientific Assistant, Botanic Institute University of Münster
1984-1987Academic lecturer, Geographical Institute University of Münster
June 26, 1985Habilitation and venia legendi for vegetation geography and landscape ecology, University of Münster
since April 1st, 1987Professor for Geobotany (C4) at the University of Hannover,
Director of the Institute of Geobotany at the University of Hannover

Professional positions held since graduating

April 1st, 1987
Director of the Institute of Geobotany at the University of Hannover
1989-1991Dean of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Hannover
1993-1994Dean of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Hannover
1994-1998Vice president of the University of Hannover
1999-2001Dean of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Hannover

Academic and social activities

  • President of the Reinhold-Tuexen-Society, Hannover, Germany, since 1987.
  • President of the Academy of Ecological Studies of Landscapes, Münster, since 1996.
  • Vice-President of the International Association of Phytosociology, since 1995.
  • Academy of Geological Sciences, Hannover, Germany, since 1990.
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the IAVS (International Association for Vegetation Science), since 1994.

Scientific work

Geobotany, Vegetation Science, Vegetation History, Phytogeography, Aquatic Ecology and Landscape Ecology

Scientific projects

  • Past climate change and vegetation responses in desertified woodland-steppe transitional region in China: preparation for a co-project with Peking-University Beijing since 2007
  • EU-Project ALARM (Assessing Large-Scale Environmental Risks for Biodiversity with tested Methods - GOCE-CT-2003-506675) since 2004
  • Eutrophication of pleistocene landscapes with heathland and sanddunes in the Netherlands since 2002
  • Dynamic of coastal ecosystems:
  • Vegetation history and phytosociology of Island Vegetation (Frisian Isles, Northsea) since 1990
  • Vegetation and biogeography of the Canarian Islands since 1990 in cooperation with La Laguna-University/Tenerife since 1990 with annual excursions to Tenerife, La Palma, El Hierro, Gran Canaria, Gomera, Lanzarote, La Graciosa and Fuerteventura
  • Vegetation History and Paleoecology since 1980
  • Ecology of Aquatic ecosystems since 1978

Publications

More than 215 (1980-2010);

Several books:

  • Die Pflanzengesellschaften Deutschlands, 2. Aufl., 622 pp. Stuttgart, 1995.
  • Farbatlas Nordseeküste und Nordseeinseln. Ausgewählte Beispiele aus der südlichen Nordsee in geobotanischer Sicht, 288 pp. Stuttgart, 1995.
  • Biotoptypen – Schützenswerte Lebensräume Deutschlands und angrenzender Regionen, 448 pp. Stuttgart, 1996.
  • Ökosystemanalyse des Naturschutzgebietes „Heiliges Meer“ (Kreis Steinfurt), 397 pp. Münster, 2000.
  • Die Nordsee – eine Natur- und Kulturgeschichte, 351 pp. München, 2003.
  • Die Kanarischen Inseln. Natur- und Kulturlandschaften, 320 pp. Stuttgart, 2003.
  • Umweltverträgliche Grundwasserbewirtschaftung in hydrogeologisch und ökologisch sensiblen Bereichen der Nordseeküste, 384 pp. Husum, 2003.
  • Ostfriesische Inseln, Landschaft und Vegetation im Wandel. – Textband, 160 S. und Kartenband, Hannover, 2005.
  • Allgemeine Geobotanik, 652 pp. Heidelberg, 2005.
  • Spezielle Geobotanik, 330 pp. Heidelberg, 2007.
  • Ökosysteme Mitteleuropas – Die Gewässer des Binnenlandes, 2. Aufl., 252 pp. Stuttgart, 2008.

Editorial

Editor: Berichte der Reinhold Tüxen-Gesellschaft (annual, since 1989)

Co-Editor: Phytocoenologia, Tuexenia, and many other journals