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Physical Geography

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Meister

Junior professorship for geoarchaeology and quaternary research at the
Chair of Geography I – Physical Geography

Tel.: +49 931 31-81632
Fax: +49 931 31-85544
E-Mail: julia.meister@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute of Geography and Geology
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 321a

Consultation time

upon request

Main Research and Resarch Interests
  • Geoarchaeology, human-environment interactions
  • (Pre)historical water management and land use strategies
  • Palaeoenvironmental research
  • Geomorphology
  • Phytoliths
  • Drylands (Sudan, Jordan), Sri Lanka
Curriculum Vitae

since 08/2018
Junior professor for Geoarchaeology and Quaternary Research at the Chair of Geography I – Physical Geography, University of Würzburg

01/2018 – 06/2018
Travel Scholar of the German Archaeological Institute 

12/2016
Doctorate at Freie Universität Berlin; Thesis: „Human-Environmental Interactions in Northeastern Jordan"

01/2014 – 06/2018
Research Assistant at Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Geographical Sciences, Physical Geography (Working Group Prof. Dr. B. Schütt)

01/2012 – 12/2013
Research Assistant at the German Archaeological Institute (Badia Project, Orient Department)

10/2009 – 12/2011
Master's programme "Physical Geography" (focus: Terrestrial Systems) at Freie Universität Berlin; Master's thesis: „The Characterization of Tank Sediments from Two Small Tank Cascade Systems in the vicinity of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka“

10/2006 – 09/2009
Bachelor's programme „Geographical Sciences“ at Freie Universität Berlin; Bachelor thesis: „Geoarchäologische Untersuchung zur Rekonstruktion des Großen Hafir der meroitischen Stadt Naga, Zentralsudan“

Publications

Bebermeier, W., Gerlach, I., Gussone, M., Kennedy, W.M., Klein, T., Knitter, D., Kohlmeyer, K., Krause, J., Marzoli, D., Meister, J., Müller-Neuhof, B., Näser, C., Rummel, P. von, Sack, D., Schmid, S.G., Schütt, B., Wulf- Rheidt, U. (submitted). Investigating Marginality within the Framework of Socio-Ecological Interaction Models. Edition Topoi. Berlin Studies of the Ancient World (2016).

Meister, J. (2017): Human-Environmental Interactions in Northeastern Jordan (Dissertation). http://www.diss.fu-berlin.de/diss/receive/FUDISS_thesis_000000105316

Meister, J.; Knitter, K.; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Schütt B. (in press): A pastoral landscape for millennia: Investigating pastoral mobility in northeastern Jordan using quantitative spatial analyses. Quaternary International (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.08.038

Meister, J.; Rettig, R.; Schütt B. (in press): Ancient runoff agriculture at Early Bronze Age Jawa (Jordan): Water availability, efficiency and food supply capacity. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports (2016). doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.06.033

Meister, J.; Krause J.; Müller-Neuhof B.; Portillo M.; Reimann T.; Schütt B. (2017): Desert agricultural systems at EBA Jawa (Jordan): Integrating archaeological and paleoenvironmental records. Quaternary International, vol. 434 (Part B): 33–50. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.12.086

Bebermeier, W.; Meister, J.; Withanachchi, C. R.; Middelhaufe, I.; Schütt, B. (2017): Tank cascade systems as a sustainable measure of watershed management in South Asia, In: Water, 9(3), 231: 1-16. doi:10.3390/w9030231

Bebermeier, W.; Beck, D.; Gerlach, I.; Klein, T.; Knitter, D.; Kohlmeyer, K.; Krause, J.; Marzoli, D.; Meister, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Näser, C.; von Rummel, P.; Sack, D.; Schmid, S. G.; Schütt, B.; Wulf-Rheidt, U. (2016): Ancient Colonization of Marginal Habitats. A Comparative Analysis of Case Studies from the Old World. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 6: Space and Knowledge. Topoi Research Group Articles. 1–44. http://journal.topoi.org/index.php/etopoi/article/view/250/258

Schütt, B.; Bebermeier, W.; Meister, J.; Withanachchi, C. R. (2013): Characterisation of the Rota Wewa tank cascade system in the vicinity of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Die Erde, vol. 144 (1): 51-68. doi:10.12854/erde-144-4

Berking, J.; Meister, J.; Ullrich, B.; Schott, M.; Kaufmann, G.; Schütt, B. (2011): Geoarchaeological Methods for Landscape Reconstruction at the Excavation Site of Naga, Central Sudan. Die Erde, vol. 142 (3): 289-313. doi:10.12854/erde.v142i3.37

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