Bastian Hess

Bastian Hess is an ecological modeller from the University of Göttingen, Germany and is involved in the IDESSA program

Bastian Hess is an ecological modeller with background in forest science and ecology. He holds a M.Sc. in Forest-ecosystem analysis and information processing from the University of Göttingen (Germany) and a M.Sc. in Forest Management from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

His research interests are the ecological modelling of human/environment interactions for decision support and sustainability, individual-based modelling, biodiversity, plant ecology, forest management, and nature conservation. Currently, he is involved as a PhD student in the BMBF-project IDESSA where he is working on the modelling of savanna dynamics in southern Africa

Contact information
University of Göttingen, Germany
Department of Ecosystem Modelling, Büsgen-Institut

Tel: +49 (0)551-39 33414