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Deutsch Intern
INSTITUTE OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY

Dr. Insa Otte

Department of Remote Sensing

   +49 (0)931 31-80297
   +49 (0)931 31-802970
 insa.otte@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute for Geography and Geology
Department for Remote Sensing
Oswald-Külpe-Weg 86
97074 Würzburg

Cambus Hubland Nord
Building 86
Room -

upon request

Research focus and interests:

Datacubes, alpine and tropical ecosystems, climate change, spatio-temporal data analysis, GIS and remote sensing, stable isotope in precitpitation, extreme events in precipitation, East Africa, Southern Africa.

since 12-2020
Research fellow at University of Würzburg, Institute of Geography, Department of Remote Sensing

2018 - 2020
Research fellow at German Meteorological Service (Deutscher Wetterdienst). Project: MUNSTAR (Methodische Untersuchungen zur Novellierung der Starkregenstatistik), Department of Hydrometorology

2017 - 2018
Postdoc within the DFG Kilimanjaro Project, Philipps-University Marburg, Institute of Geography, Department of Environmental Informatics

2012 - 2016
Research fellow (PhD student)

2017
PhD (University of Marburg, Institute of Geographie, Department of Environmental Informatics). Thesis Title: Global Climate Change vs. Local Land-Use Change and ist Impact on the Atmospheric Water Input along an Elevation and Disturbance Gradient at Mt. Kilimanjaro

2005 – 2012
Diploma (University of Marburg, Institute of Geographie, Department of Climatology and Remote Sensing). Thesis Title: Untersuchungen zum aktuellen und zukünftigen Nährstoffeintrag in einen Bergregenwald Südecuadors auf der Basis von Messdaten, IPCC-SRES Emissionsszenarien und Simulationsrechnungen bis zum Jahr 2100.

2020

  • Lemma, B.; Kebede, S.; Nemomissa, S.; Otte, I.; Glaser, B.; Zech, M. (2020): Spatial and temporal ²H and 18O isotope variation of contemporary precipitation in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. In: Isotopes in Environmental & Health Studies, 56, 122-35.
     
  • Schumacher, B.; Katurji, M.; Meyer, H.; Appelhans, T.; Otte, I.; Nauss, T. (2020): Atmospheric moisture pathways of East Africa and implications for water recycling at Mount Kilimanjaro. In: International Journal of Climatology, 40 (10), 4477-96.
     

2019

  • Peters, M. K.; Hemp, A.; Appelhans, T.; Becker, J. N.; Behler, C.; Classen, A.; Detsch, F.; Ensslin, A.; Ferger, S. W.; Frederiksen, S. B.; Gebert, F.; Gerschlauer, F.; Gütlein, A.; Helbig-Bonitz, M.; Hemp, C.; Kindeketa, W. J.; Kühnel, A.; Mayr, A. V.; Mwangomo, E.; Ngereza, C.; Njovu, H. K.; Otte, I.; Pabst, H.; Renner, M.; Röder, J.; Rutten, G.; Costa, D. S.; Sierra-Cornejo, N.; Vollstädt, M. G. R.; Dulle, H. I.; Eardley, C. D.; Howell, K. M.; Keller, A.; Peters, R. S.; Ssymank, A.; Kakengi, V.; Zhang, J.; Bogner, C.; Böhning-Gaese, K.; Brandl, R.; Hertel, D.; Huwe, B.; Kiese, R.; Kleyer, M.; Kuzyakov, Y.; Nauss, T.; Schleuning, M.; Tschapka, M.; Fischer, M.; Steffan-Dewenter, I. (2019): Climatetextendashland-use interactions shape tropical mountain biodiversity and ecosystem functions. In: Nature, 568 (7750), 88-92.
     

2017

  • Detsch, F.; Otte, I.; Appelhans, T.; Nauss, T. (2017): A glimpse at short-term controls of evapotranspiration along the southern slopes of Kilimanjaro. In: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189 (9), 465.
     
  • Ferger, S. W.; Peters, M. K.; Appelhans, T.; Detsch, F.; Hemp, A.; Nauss, T.; Otte, I.; Böhning-Gaese, K.; Schleuning, M. (2017): Synergistic effects of climate and land use on avian beta diversity. Diversity and Distributions. In: Diversity and Distributions, 23, 1246-55.
     
  • Otte, I.; Detsch, F.; Mwangomo, E.; Hemp, A.; Appelhans, T.; Nauss, T. (2017): Multidecadal Trends and Interannual Variability of Rainfall as Observed from Five Lowland Stations at Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. In: Journal of Hydrometeorology, 18 (2), 349-61.
     
  • Otte, I.; Detsch, F.; Gütlein, A.; Scholl, M.; Kiese, R.; Appelhans, T.; Nauss, T. (2017): Seasonality of stable isotope composition of atmospheric water input at the southern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. In: Hydrological Processes, 31 (22), 3932-47.
     

2016

  • Röder, J.; Detsch, F.; Otte, I.; Appelhans, T.; Nauss, T.; Brandl, R. (2016): Heterogeneous patterns of abundance of epigeic arthropod taxa along a major elevation gradient. In: Biotropica, 49, 217-28.
     
  • Detsch, F.; Otte, I.; Appelhans, T.; Nauss, T. (2016): A Comparative Study of Cross-Product NDVI Dynamics in the Kilimanjaro RegiontextemdashA Matter of Sensor, Degradation Calibration, and Significance. In: Remote Sensing, 8 (2), 159.
     
  • Detsch, F.; Otte, I.; Appelhans, T.; Hemp, A.; Nauss, T. (2016): Seasonal and long-term vegetation dynamics from 1-km GIMMS-based NDVI time series at Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. In: Remote Sensing of Environment, 178, 70-83.
     
  • Peters, M. K.; Hemp, A.; Appelhans, T.; Behler, C.; Classen, A.; Detsch, F.; Ensslin, A.; Ferger, S. W.; Frederiksen, S. B.; Gebert, F.; Haas, M.; Helbig-Bonitz, M.; Hemp, C.; Kindeketa, W. J.; Mwangomo, E.; Ngereza, C.; Otte, I.; Röder, J.; Rutten, G.; Costa, D. S.; Tardanico, J.; Zancolli, G.; Deckert, J.; Eardley, C. D.; Peters, R. S.; Rödel, M.-O.; Schleuning, M.; Ssymank, A.; Kakengi, V.; Zhang, J.; Böhning-Gaese, K.; Brandl, R.; Kalko, E. K.; Kleyer, M.; Nauss, T.; Tschapka, M.; Fischer, M.; Steffan-Dewenter, I. (2016): Predictors of elevational biodiversity gradients change from single taxa to the multi-taxa community level. In: Nature Communications, 7 (1)
     

2015

  • Appelhans, T.; Mwangomo, E.; Otte, I.; Detsch, F.; Nauss, T.; Hemp, A. (2015): Eco-meteorological characteristics of the southern slopes of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. In: International Journal of Climatology, 36 (9), 3245-58.