Simone Langhans

Dr. sc. ETH Zürich Simone Langhans

Abteilung: Biologie und Ökologie der Fische
Funktion: Wissenschaftler
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Telefonnummer: +49(0)30 64181 943
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Standort: Müggelseedamm 310, 12587 Berlin
Raum: 108
  • Lebenslauf
  • Forschung
  • Publikationen
  • Lehre
  • Sonstiges

Lebenslauf

2014 - 2015 Humboldt-research fellow, IGB, Germany.
2014 Visiting research fellow at the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Australia. Hosts: Dr. Virgilio Hermoso and Dr. Simon Linke
2012 - 2013 Humboldt-research fellow at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Germany.
2011-2012 Visiting research fellow supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation at the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Australia. Hosts: Prof. Stuart Bunn, Prof. Hugh Possingham, Dr. Simon Linke
2010-2011 Research fellow at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Switzerland.
2007-2009 Project manager of the Swiss Modular Concept for Stream Assessment at the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN, and Eawag, Switzerland
2007-2007 Scientific manager of the International Water Management Forum, Eawag, Switzerland
2002-2006 PhD student at Eawag. Title: Habitat heterogeneity as a controller of organic matter dynamics and terrestrial invertebrate distribution. Supervisors: Prof. Bernhard Wehrli, Prof. Klement Tockner, and Dr. Urs Uehlinger
2000-2002 MAS in Secondary and Higher Education in Biology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
2000-2000 Diploma thesis at Eawag. Title: Schwemmgut: Indikator der ökologischen Integrität einer Flussaue, Tagliamento, Italien. Supervisor: Prof. Klement Tockner
1996-2000 Studies in Biology (zoology, aquatic ecology, marine biology, anatomy and physiology) at ETH, Switzerland

Auszeichnungen und Preise


2013

  • Humboldt research fellowship for experienced researchers “Money for rivers: a new framework to optimize rehabilitation funds”. 56700 Euro
  • Extension of the IGB Postdoc Fellowship “Improving systematic river rehabilitation planning for Europe under multi-pressure conditions”. 11000 Euro

2012

  • IGB Postdoc Fellowship “Improving systematic river rehabilitation planning for Europe under multi-pressure conditions”. 11000 Euro

2011

  • Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship for Advanced Researchers “From ecological river assessment to prioritization in river management: a decision-analytic river network-based approach”. 52000 CHF
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Hydrologie und Limnologie, travel fund for young researchers. 800 CHF

2010

  • Eawag Discretionary Fund (together with Prof. P. Reichert) “New concepts in ecological river assessment”. 140000 CHF

2006                 

  • Commission for Oceanography and Limnology, Swiss Academy of Sciences, grant for young scientists. 1000 CHF

2005                

  • Student endowment award of the North American Benthological Society, 2000 USD
  • Poster award at the 4th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences. Paper invitation for the Polish Journal of Ecology

2002 - 2006      

  • Three ETH student travel allowances for participating in conferences. 3 500 CHF

Forschungsthemen

Alexander von Humboldt-Project:

Money for rivers: a new framework to optimize rehabilitation funds

Hier - Zur Datenbank der Bibliothek

    2013

  • Langhans,Simone; Richard,Urs; Rueegg,Janine; Uehlinger,Urs; Edwards,Peter; Döring,Michael; Tockner,Klement; (2013)
    Environmental heterogeneity affects input, storage, and transformation of coarse particulate organic matter in a floodplain mosaic
    Aquatic Sciences, vol.: 75 (3): 335-348.
  • Langhans,Simone; Lienert,Judit; Schuwirth,Nele; Reichert,Peter; (2013)
    How to make river assessments comparable : a demonstration for hydromorphology
    Ecological Indicators, vol.: 32: 264-275.
  • 2008

  • Langhans S; Tiegs S; Gessner MO; Tockner K; (2008)
    Leaf-decomposition heterogeneity across a riverine floodplain mosaic
    Aquatic Sciences, vol.: 70: 337-346.

Weitere Publikationen

Articles in peer-reviewed Journals


In review

  • Reichert P, Langhans SD, Lienert J, Schuwirth N. The conceptual foundation of environmental decision support. Journal of Environmental Management.
Accepted or in press
  • Langhans SD, Tockner K. Edge effects are important in supporting beetle biodiversity in a gravel-bed river floodplain. PlosOne.

2014

  • Rolls R, Leigh C, Langhans SD (2014) Improving science through improved acknowledgement of reviewers. Conservation Biology (Editorial).DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12418.
  • Langhans SD, Tockner K (2014) Is the unsaturated sediment a neglected habitat for riparian arthropods? Evidence from a large gravel-bed river. Global Ecology & Conservation 2: 129-137.
  • Langhans SD, Schuwirth N, Reichert P (2014) The method matters: a guide for indicator aggregation in ecological assessments. Ecological Indicators 45: 494-507.
  • Langhans SD, Hermoso V, Linke S, Possingham HP (2014) Cost-effective river rehabilitation planning: optimizing for morphological benefits at large spatial scales. Journal of Environmental Management 132:296-303.

2013

  • Langhans SD, Lienert J, Reichert P (2013) How to make river assessments comparable: a demonstration for hydromorphology. Ecological Indicators 32:264-275.
  • Reichert P, Schuwirth N, Langhans SD (2013) Constructing, evaluating and visualizing value and utility functions for decision support. Environmental Modelling & Software 46:283-291.
  • Langhans SD, Richard U, Rueegg J, Uehlinger U, Edwards P, Doering M, Tockner K (2013) Environmental heterogeneity affects input, storage, and transformation of course particulate organic matter in a floodplain mosaic. Aquatic Sciences 75:335-348.

2008

  • Langhans SD, Tiegs, SD, Gessner MO, Tockner K (2008) Leaf decomposition heterogeneity across a riverine floodplain mosaic. Aquatic Sciences 70:337-346.

2007

  • Tiegs SD, Langhans SD, Tockner K, Gessner MO (2007) Cotton strips as a leaf surrogate to measure decomposition in river floodplain habitats. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 26:70-77.

2006

  • Langhans SD, Tiegs SD, Uehlinger U, Tockner K (2006) Environmental heterogeneity controls organic-matter dynamics in river-floodplain ecosystems. Polish Journal of Ecology 54:675-680.
  • Langhans SD, Tockner K (2006) The role of timing, duration, and frequency of inundation in controlling leaf litter decomposition in a river-floodplain ecosystem (Tagliamento, northeastern Italy). Oecologia 147:501-509.

Book Chapters

  • Langhans SD, Tockner K (2005) Limnological characteristics of the Fiume Tagliamento. In: Tagliamento due sponde sul fiume - Guida storica e technica die un tratto del medio corso. Spilimbergo, Italy.

 

Publications in Practitioners´ Journals and Reports


2011

  • Langhans SD, Reichert P (2011) Einbettung von Verfahren zur Fliessgewässerbewertung in ein übergeordnetes Gewässermanagementkonzept. Vorschläge am Beispiel des Modulstufenkonzepts. Wasser Energie Luft 103(2):204-214.
  • Reichert P, Schuwirth N, Langhans SD (2011) MCWM – Ein Konzept für multikriterielle Entscheidungsunterstützung im Wassermanagement. Wasser Energie Luft 103(1):139-148.
2010
  • Liechti P (2010) (Working group: Göggel W, Jakob A, Känel B, Niederhauser P, Langhans SD, Weber C) Methoden zur Untersuchung und Beurteilung der Fliessgewässer. Chemisch-physikalische Erhebungen, Nährstoffe. Umwelt-Vollzug Nr. 1005. Bundesamt für Umwelt, Bern.
  • Stucki P (2010) (Working group: Göggel W, Niederhauser P, Perfetta J, Lods-Crozet B, Stöckli A, Lowas R, Gonseth Y, Langhans SD) Methoden zur Untersuchung und Beurteilung der Fliessgewässer. Makrozoobenthos Stufe F. Umwelt-Vollzug Nr. 1026. Bundesamt für Umwelt, Bern.
  • Baumann P, Langhans SD (2010) Methoden zur Untersuchung und Beurteilung der Fliessgewässer.
  • Synthese der Beurteilungen auf Stufe F (2010) Entwurf. Umwelt-Vollzug Nr.xx. Bundesamt für Umwelt, Bern.
2009
  • Känel B, Weber C, Göggel W (2009) (Working group: Demierre A, Elber F, Küry D, Langhans SD, Maurer V, Müller N, Perfetta J, Sieber U, Wächter K) Methoden zur Untersuchung und Beurteilung der Fliessgewässer. Wasserpflanzen: Anleitung zur Probenahme. Entwurf. Bundesamt für Umwelt, Bern.
2008
  • Weber C, Göggel W, Langhans SD (2008) Aufwertungen in Fliessgewässern planen: Die Methode „Ökomorphologie Stufe S“. Ingenieurbiologie 3:4-8.
  • Langhans SD, Weber C, Göggel W (2008) D’une méthode à l’autre vers une évaluation intégrale des cours d’eau. Bulletin de l'ARPEA 238:5-11.
2007
  • Kunz Y, Pohl J, Langhans SD (2007) Uferbezogene Indikatoren - Neue Ansätze zur Fliessgewässerbewertung. Wasser Energie Luft 99(1).
2006
  • Trottmann N, Langhans, SD, Tockner K (2006) Schwemmgut als Ausbreitungsmedium. Das Innenleben eines unterschätzten Naturstoffs. Wasser Energie Luft 98(3):207-213.
2005
  • Trottmann N, Langhans SD, Tockner K (2005) Schwemmgut, ein wichtiger Weg der Ausbreitung. Natur und Mensch 5: 8-11.
2004
  • Trottmann N, Langhans SD, Tockner K (2004) Schwemmgut als Ausbreitungsmedium - das Innenleben eines unterschätzten Naturstoffs. Eawag Jahresbericht.
2003
  • Tockner K, Langhans SD (2003) Die ökologische Bedeutung des Schwemmgutes. Wasser Energie Luft 95(11/12):353- 354.

 


 

Lehre


2014  
      
Teaching "Biodiversity & Conservation Planning" within the MSc course "Evolution and Biodiversity I" at Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany.

2005 - 2006      
Co-supervision of three Master Thesis projects: Erika Van Daalen, Yvonne Kunz and Janine Pohl. Department of Aquatic Ecology, Eawag/ETHZ.

2002 - 2006      
Teaching applied-statistics, systematics and ecology of benthic invertebrates, and applied stream ecology during field courses to undergraduates. Department of Aquatic Ecology, Eawag/ETHZ.