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Simone Langhans

Simone Langhans

Short CV

Simone Langhans is a Marie-Curie Fellow currently based at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. She will join BC3 in 2019 for the final year of her fellowship.

Dr. Langhans holds a Diploma in Natural Sciences, a MSc in Advanded Studies in Secondary and Higher Education, and a Doctor of Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH), Switzerland

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Langhans has constantly broadened her expertise by joining research groups around the world, working in Switzerland, Italy, Australia, Germany and New Zealand.

Besides academia, Dr. Langhans has experience working within government settings, having led the Swiss-wide development of river quality assessments for a few years after her PhD

Journal Articles

  • 2019
  • Barbosa A, Martína B, Hermoso V, Juan Arévalo-Torres, Julian Barbière, Javier Martínez-LópezDomisch S, Langhans SD, Balbi S, Villa F, Delacámara G, Teixeira H, Nogueira AJA, Lillebø AI, Gil-Jiménez Y, McDonald H, Iglesias-Campos A. 2019. Cost-effective restoration and conservation planning in Green and Blue Infrastructure designs. A case study on the Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterranean: Andalusia (Spain) – Morocco. Science of the Total Environment. 652. 1463-1473. DOI (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.416).
  • Domisch, S., et al. . 2019. Social equity shapes zone-selection: Balancing aquatic biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services delivery in the trans-national Danube River Basin. Science of the Total Environment. 656. 797-807. DOI (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.348).
  • Langhans SD, Jähnig S, Schallenberg M. 2019. (Forthcoming). On the use of multicriteria decision analysis to formally integrate community values into ecosystem-based freshwater management. RIVER RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS. DOI (10.1002/rra.3388).
  • Sami Domisch, Martin Friedrichs, Thomas Hein, Florian Borgwardt, Annett Wetzig, Sonja C. Jähnig, Simone D. Langhans. 2019. Spatially-explicit species distribution models: a missed opportunity in conservation planning?. DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS. DOI (10.1111/ddi.12891).
  • Shumilova O.; Zak D.; Datry T.; von Schiller D.; Corti R.; Foulquier A.; Obrador B.; Tockner K.; Allan D.C.; Altermatt F.; Arce M.I.; Arnon S.; Banas D.; Banegas-Medina A.; Beller E.; Blanchette M.L.; Blanco-Libreros J.F.; Blessing J.; Boëchat I.G.; Boers. 2019. Simulating rewetting events in intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: A global analysis of leached nutrients and organic matter. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY. 25. (5) 1591-1611. DOI (10.1111/gcb.14537).
  • Shumilova, O., Tockner, K., Gurnell, A.M., Langhans, S.D., Righetti, M., Lucía, A., Zarfl, C. 2019. Floating matter: a neglected component of the ecological integrity of rivers. Aquatic Sciences. 81. (2) 25. DOI (10.1007/s00027-019-0619-2).
  • Simone D. Langhans, Sami Domisch, Stefano Balbi, Gonzalo Delacamara, Virgilio Hermoso, Mathias Kuemmerlen, Romina Martin, Javier Martinez-Lopez, Peter Vermeiren, Ferdinando Villa, Sonja C. Jähnig. 2019. Combining eight research areas to foster the uptake of ecosystem?based management in fresh waters. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI (10.1002/aqc.3012).
  • Simone D. Langhans, Sonja C. Jaehnig, Manuel Lago, Astrid Schmidt-Kloiber, Thomas Hein. 2019. Editorial: The potential of ecosystem-based management to integrate biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service provision in aquatic ecosystems. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. DOI (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.025).
  • 2018
  • Datry T, Foulquier A, Corti R, von Schiller D, Tockner K, Mendoza-Lera C, Clément JC, Gessner MO, Moleón M, Stubbington R, Gücker B, Albariño R, Allen DC, Altermatt F, Arce MI, Arnon S, Banas D, Banegas-Medina A, Beller E, Blanchette ML, et al. 2018. A global analysis of terrestrial plant litter dynamics in non-perennial waterways. Nature Geoscience. DOI (10.1038/s41561-018-0134-4).
  • Friedrichs M, Hermoso V, Bremerich V, Langhans SD . 2018. Evaluation of habitat protection under the European Natura 2000 conservation scheme. bioRxiv. DOI (10.1101/359125).
  • Friedrichs,M., Hermoso,V., Bremerich,V., Langhans, S.D. 2018. Evaluation of habitat protection under the European Natura 2000 conservation network – The example for Germany. PLoS One. 13. (12) DOI (10.1371/journal.pone.0208264).
  • He F., Bremerich V., Zarfl C., Geldmann J., Langhans S.D., David J.N.W., Darwall W., Tockner K., Jähnig S.C. 2018. Freshwater megafauna diversity: Patterns, status and threats. DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS. 24. (10) 1395-1404. DOI (10.1111/ddi.12780).
  • Venohr M, Langhans SD, Peters O, Hoelker F, Arlinghaus R, Mitchell L, Wolter C. 2018. The underestimated dynamics and impacts of water-based recreational activities on freshwater ecosystems. ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS. DOI (10.1139/er-2017-0024).

Conference Proceedings

  • 2018
  • Multi-criteria decision analysis to formally integrate community values in freshwater ecosystem-based management. , presented at the 50th NZFSS Annual Conference, organized by The Rutherford Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand, Dec, 2018
  • Eight current research developments may benefit freshwater biodiversity through championing ecosystem-based management, if combined, presented at the ESP Europe 2018 Regional Conference, organized by Kursaal, San Sebastian, Spain, Oct, 2018
  • Eight current research developments may benefit freshwater biodiversity through championing ecosystem-based management, if combined, presented at the Societ for Conservation Biology 5th Oceania Congress, organized by Te papa, Wellington, New Zealand, Jul, 2018
  • --, presented at the PCST Conference, organized by University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, Apr, 2018
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