Deutsch Intern
Professorship of Climatology


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Institute of Geography and Geology
Working group Climatology - Team Climate
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 209

MOMO-Med - Modellierung vonVektoren und Risiken mückenübertragener Krankheiten im Mittelmeerraum unter Klima- und Landnutzungswandel

Big Data@Geo - Big Data in the field of Geography – Advanced environmental technologies using AI in the Web

BANGELESA, Freddy (2022):
Impacts of climate variability and change on Maize (Zea mays) production in tropical Africa
(URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:20-opus-259347)
Supevisors: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paethapl.-Prof. Dr. Barbara Sponholz 
Examiners:: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Paeth, apl.-Prof. Dr. Barbara Sponholz

Scientific articles

Rai, P., Bangelesa, F., Abel, D., Ziegler, K., Huang, J., Schaffhauser, T., Pollinger, F., Disse, M. and Paeth, H. (2024):
Extreme precipitation and temperature indices under future climate change in central Asia based on CORDEX-CORE
[DOI] Theoretical and Applied Climatology.

Bangelesa, F., Abel, D., Pollinger, F., Rai, P., Ziegler, K., Ebengo, D., Tshimanga, R. M., Mala Ali, M., Knight, J. and Paeth, H. (2023):
Projected changes in rainfall amount and distribution in the Democratic Republic of Congo – Evidence from an ensemble of high-resolution climate simulations.
[DOI] Weather and Climate Extremes, 42, 100620.

Bangelesa, F., Hatløy, A., Mbunga, B. K., Mutombo, P. B., Matina, M. K., Akilimali, P. Z.,  Paeth, H. and Mapatano, M. A. (2023):
Is stunting in children under five associated with the state of vegetation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? Secondary analysis of Demographic Health Survey data and the satellite-derived leaf area index.
[DOI] Heliyon, 9(2), e13453.

Bangelesa, F., Pollinger, F., Sponholz, B., Mapatano, M. A., Hatløy, A. and Paeth, H. (2023):
Statistical-dynamical modeling of the maize yield response to future climate change in West, East and Central Africa using the regional climate model REMO.
[DOI] The Science of the total environment, 905, 167265.

Merkenschlager, C., Bangelesa, F., Paeth, H. and Hertig, E. (2023):
Blessing and curse of bioclimatic variables: A comparison of different calculation schemes and datasets for species distribution modeling within the extended Mediterranean area.
[DOI] Ecology and evolution, 13(10), e10553.

Paeth, H., Schönbein, D., Keupp, L., Abel, D., Bangelesa, F., Baumann, M., Büdel, C., Hartmann, C., Kneisel, C., Kobs, K., Krause, J., Krech, M., Pollinger, F., Schäfer, C., Steininger, M., Terhorst, B., Ullmann, T., Wilde, M., Ziegler, K., Zimanowski, B., Baumhauer, R. and Hotho, A. (2023):
Climate change information tailored to the agricultural sector in Central Europe, exemplified on the region of Lower Franconia.
[DOI] Climatic Change, 176(10).

Mbunga, B. K., Gjengedal, E. L. F., Bangelesa, F., Langfjord, M. M., Bosonkie, M. M., Strand, T. A., Mapatano, M. A. and Engebretsen, I. M. S. (2022):
Heavy metals in children's blood from the rural region of Popokabaka, Democratic Republic of Congo: a cross-sectional study and spatial analysis.
[DOI] Scientific reports, 12(1), 18576.

Bangelesa, F., Adam, E., Knight, J., Dhau, I., Ramudzuli, M. and Mokotjomela, T. M. (2020):
Predicting Soil Organic Carbon Content Using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing in a Degraded Mountain Landscape in Lesotho.
[DOI] Applied and Environmental Soil Science, 2020, 1–11.

Kafuti, C., Bolaluembe P., Belesi, H., Ifuta, S. and Bangelesa, F. (2016):
Impact of industrial logging on specific diversity and floristic composition of a tropical rainforest, case of Cotrefor-Alibuku Concession Forest in DRC.
[DOI] Revue Scientifique et Technique Forêt et Environnement du Bassin du Congo, Volume 7, p. 18-27.

Conference reports

Rai, P., Bangelesa, F., Abel, D., Ziegler, K., Huang, J., Schaffhauser, T., Disse, M. and Paeth, H. (2024):
Future projection of extreme precipitation and temperature indices in Central Asia using CORDEX-CORE.
[DOI] EGU General Assembly 2024, Vienna, Austria, 14-19 April 2024, EGU24-15085.

Bangelesa, F., Merkenschlager, C., Hertig, E. and Paeth, H. (2023):
Evaluation of CORDEX-CORE RCMs in representing BioClim variables for mosquito distribution models in Mediterranean regions.
[DOI] EGU General Assembly 2023, Vienna, Austria, 24–28 Apr 2023, EGU23-17387.

Rai, P., Abel, D., Ziegler, K., Bangelesa, F., Schaffhauser, T., Huang, J., Pollinger, F. and Paeth, H. (2023):
Future Projections of extreme events over Central Asia in CORDEX CORE Simulations.
[DOI] International Conference on Regional Climate (ICRC-CORDEX 2023), Triest, Italy, 25-29 September 2023

Bangelesa, F., Abel, D., Ziegler, K., Pollinger, F. and Paeth, H. (2022):
Agriculture calendar and climate change in West Africa.
40. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreis Klima, Ochsenfurt, Deutschland (28.-30.10.2022).

Merkenschlager, C., Bangelesa, F., Paeth, H. and Hertig, E. (2022):
Analyse der klimatologischen BioClim-Indizes für Abschätzungen von Mückenverbreitungen im Mittelmeerraum.
40. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreis Klima, Ochsenfurt, Deutschland (28.-30.10.2022).

Bangelesa, F., Pollinger, F. and Paeth, H. (2020):
Impact of climate change and variability on maize yield in Tropical Africa.
[DOI] EGU 2020.