Dr. Cornelius Senf

Postdoctoral researcher
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Research interests

  • Remote sensing
  • Landscape ecology
  • Disturbance ecology

Selected Publications

Senf, C., Buras, A., Zang, C. S., Rammig, A., and Seidl. R. (2020) Excess forest mortality is consistently linked to drought across Europe. Nature Communications, 11, 6200. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19924-1

Senf, C. and Seidl, R. (2020) Mapping the forest disturbance regimes of Europe. Nature Sustainabilityhttps://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-00609-y

Senf, C., Pflugmacher, D., Zhiqiang, Y., Sebald, J., Knorrn, J., Neumann, M., Hostert, P. and Seidl, R. (2018) Canopy mortality has doubled across Europe’s temperate forests in the last three decades. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07539-6

Senf, C. and Seidl R. (2018) Natural disturbances are spatially diverse but temporally synchronized across temperate forest landscapes in Europe. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13897

Sommerfeld, A., Senf, C., Buma, B., D’Amato, A. W., Després, T., Díaz-Hormazábal, I., Fraver, S., Frelich, L. E., Gutiérrez, Á. G., Hart, S. J., Harvey, B. J., He, H. S., Hlásny, T., Holz, A., Kitzberger, T., Kulakowski, D., Lindenmayer, D., Mori, A. S., Müller, J., Paritsis, J., Perry, G., Stephens, S., Svoboda, M., Turner, M. G., Veblen, T. T., and Seidl, R. (2018) Patterns and drivers of recent disturbances across the temperate forest biome. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06788-9


Since 2020 Postdoctoral researcher, Ecosystem Dynamics and Forest Management Group, Technical University Munich, Germany
2019-2020 Postdoctoral researcher, Institue for Silviculture, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Austria (FWF Lise-Meitner Fellow)
2018-2019 Postdoctoral researcher, Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys), Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany
2016-2018 Postdoctoral researcher, Institue for Silviculture, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Austria (DAAD P.R.I.M.E. Fellow)
2014 & 2015 Visiting scientists, Pacific Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service, Victoria, BC, Canada
2012-2016 Doctoral researcher, Geography Department, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany (Elsa Neumann Fellow)
2010-2012 Master of sciences in physical geography, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany, and Bern University, Switzerland
2007-2010 Bachelor of sciences in geography and physics, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany, and University Innsbruck, Austria