Anna Cord

Biology / Geography
Year 2019

Technische Universität Dresden

Institut für Geographie, Fakultät Umweltwissenschaften

Helmholtzstraße 10
1069 Dresden

Portrait of Anna Cord
Photo: UFZ

Research areas

  • Spatial analysis and modeling

  • Multi-temporal remote sensing

  • Impacts of land use on biodiversity

  • Biogeography

  • Landscape Ecology

Resume

  • Since 2020
    Professor, Chair of Computational landscape Ecology, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Technische Universität Dresden

  • 2018
    Invited participant of workshop “Sustainable Water Management in Mining and Post-Mining Landscapes”, organized by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Belo Horizonte (Brasil)

  • since 2016
    Task leader for “Remote sensing of ecosystem services” in GEO BON (Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network)

  • since 2013
    Work package leader, Integrated Project “Land Use Conflicts” in UFZ research unit “Ecosystems of the future”

  • since 2012
    Head of working group “Biodiversity and ecosystem services”, Department of Computational Landscape Ecology, UFZ Leipzig

  • 2012
    Dissertation (Dr. rer.nat.), Faculty of Arts, University of Würzburg

  • 2010
    Best doctoral student paper award, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), Biennial conference in Ottawa (Canada)

  • 2008-2010
    Several research stays with CONABIO (Mexican National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity), Mexico-City

  • 2007-2012
    Scientific assistant, German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen

  • 2005-2006
    Studies of Geography (with specialization in Geographic Information Systems and remote sensing), University of Würzburg

  • 2004-2007
    Scholarship by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

  • 2004
    Semester abroad, University of Umeå (Sweden)

  • 2001-2007
    Studies of Biology (Majors: Vegetation ecology, Tropical ecology and Molecular plant physiology), University of Würzburg

Publications

  • Modelling distributions of rove beetles in mountainous areas using remote sensing data.

    Dittrich, A., Roilo, S., Sonnenschein, R., Cerrato, C., Ewald, M., Viterbi, R., Cord, A.F. in: Remote Sensing, 2020.

  • Measuring ecosystem multifunctionality across scales.

    Hölting, L., Jacobs, S., Felipe-Lucis, M., Maes, J., Norsträm, A.V., Plieninger, T., Cord, A.F. In: Environmental Research Letters, 2019.

  • Constraints in multi-objective optimization of land use allocation – Repair or penalize?

    Strauch, M., Cord, A.F., Pätzold, C., Lautenbach, S., Kaim, A., Schweitzer, C., Seppelt, R, Volk, M. In: Environmental Modelling & Software, 2019.

  • Developing stakeholder-driven scenarios on land sharing and land sparing - insights from five European case studies.

    Karner, K., Cord, A.F., Hagemann, N., Holzkämper, A., Jeangros, B., Lienhoop, N., Nitsch, H., Rivas, D., Schmid, E., Schulp, C.J.E., Strauch, M., van der Zanden, E.H., Volk, M., Willaarts, B., Zarineh, N., Schönhart, M. In: Journal of Environmental Management, 2019.

  • Multifunctionality assessments – More than assessing multiple ecosystem functions and services? A quantitative literature review.

    Hölting, L., Beckmann, M., Volk, M., Cord, A.F. In: Ecological Indicators, 2019.

  • Developing stakeholder-driven scenarios on land sharing and land sparing - insights from five European case studies.

    Karner, K., Cord, A.F., Hagemann, N., Holzkämper, A., Jeangros, B., Lienhoop, N., Nitsch, H., Rivas, D., Schmid, E., Schulp, C.J.E., Strauch, M., van der Zanden, E.H., Volk, M., Willaarts, B., Zarineh, N., Schönhart, M. In: Journal of Environmental Management.

  • Reimagining the Potential of Earth Observations for Ecosystem Services Assessment.

    Ramirez-Reyes, C., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Adamo, S.A., Anderson, C.B., Anderson, C., Allington, G.R., Bagstad, K.J., Coe, M.T., Cord, A.F., Dee, L.E., Gould, R.K., Jain, M., Kowal, V.A., Muller-Karger, F., Norriss, J., Potapov, P., Qiu, J., Rieb, J.T., Robinson, R.E., Samberg, L.H., Singh, N., Szeto, S.H., Voigt, B., Watson, K., Wright, T.M. In: Science of the Total Environment.

  • Evolutionary algorithms for species distribution modelling: a review in the context of machine learning.

    Gobeyn, S., Mouton, A.M., Cord, A.F., Kaim, A., Volk, M., Geithals, P.L.M. In: Ecological Modelling, 2019.

  • Integration of satellite remote sensing data in ecosystem modelling at local scales: practices and trends.

    Pasetto, D., Arenas-Castro, S., Bustamante, J., Casagrandi, R., Chrysoulakis, N., Cord, A. F., Dittrich, A., Domingo, C., El Serafy, G., Karnieli, A., Kordelas, G., Manakos, I., Mari, L., Monteiro, A., Palazzi, E., Poursanidis, D., Rinaldo, A., Terzago, S., Ziemba, A., Ziv, G. In: Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 2018.

  • A review of multi-criteria optimization techniques for agricultural land use allocation.

    Kaim, A., Cord, A. F., Volk, M. In: Environmental Modelling & Software, 2018.

Activities