Dr. Anne Schucknecht

Research interests:

  • Remote sensing based monitoring and assessment of agricultural resources
  • Effects of climate change and management on ecosystem functions of grasslands
  • Sustainable use of grasslands

Projects involved in:

SUSALPS: Sustainable use of alpine and pre-alpine grassland soils in a changing climate

Peer reviewed publications:

  • Berauer BJ, Wilfahrt PA, Schuchardt MA, Schlingmann M, Schucknecht A, Jentsch A (2021) High land-use intensity diminishes stability of forage provision of mountain pastures under future climate variability. Agronomy 11(5): 910. doi: 10.3390/agronomy11050910
  • von Heßberg A, Jentsch A, Berauer B, Ewald J, Fütterer S, Görgen A,  Kluth S, Krämer A, Koellner T, Scharmann M, Schloter M, Schmitt T, Schödl M, Schuchardt M, Schucknecht A, Steinberger S, Vidal A, Voith J, Wiesmeier M. Almen in Zeiten des Klimawandels – Schutz der Artenvielfalt durch (Wieder-) Beweidung? Die Fallstudie Brunnenkopfalm im Ammergebirge. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 53(3), 28-36. doi: 10.1399/NuL.2021.03.02
  • Schucknecht A, Krämer A, Asam A, Mejia Aguilar A, Garcia-Franco N, Schuchard MA, Jentsch A, Kiese R (2020) Vegetation traits of pre-Alpine grasslands in southern Germany. Scientific Data 7: 316. doi: 10.1038/s41597-020-00651-7
  • Vidal A, Schucknecht A, Toechterle P, Andrade Linares DR, Garcia-Franco N, von Heßberg A, Krämer A, Sierts A, Fischer A, Willibald G, Fuetterer S, Ewald J, Baumert V, Weiss M, Schulz S, Schloter M, Bogacki W, Wiesmeier M, Mueller CW, Dannenmann M (2020) High resistance of soils to short-term re-grazing in a long-term abandoned alpine pasture. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 300: 107008. doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2020.107008
  • Waldner F, Schucknecht A, Lesiv M, Gallego J, See L, et al. (2019) Conflation of expert and crowd reference data to validate global binary thematic maps. Remote Sensing of Environment 221: 235-246. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.10.039
  • Fritz S, See L, Laso Bayas JC, Waldner F, Jacques D, Becker-Reshef I, Whitcraft A, Baruth B, Bonifacio R, Crutchfield J, Rembold F, Rojas O, Schucknecht A, et al. (2019) A comparison of global agricultural monitoring systems and current information gaps. Agricultural Systems 168: 258-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2018.05.010
  • 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

Email: Anne.Schucknecht@kit.edu
Telephone: +49 8821 183 226