Prof. Dr. Harald Kürschner

Campanula

FB Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie

Professor

Field of Activity

Systematische Botanik und Pflanzengeographie

Forschungsschwerpunkte  

Forschungsschwerpunkte 2004 - 2010

  • 2004-2005  Twinning Project ‚Capacity Building in the Field of Environment for Turkey, Component 3, Nature’ (TR02/EN/01) –  European Commission/GTZ/Bmb+f.
  • 2005-2006 ‘Archaeological survey Oymağaaç-Vezirköprü, North Anatolia (Turkey), part: Vegetation – (in cooperation with Institut für Vorderasiatische Altertumskunde, FU Berlin). FK Free University of Berlin.
  • 2006 Epiphytic bryophyte diversity in the Madeira’s Laurel Forest. Molecular relationships, phytogeographical and conservational approach – (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. M. Sim-Sim, Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Lisbon and Dr S. Fontinha, Parque Natural da Madeira). – GRICES (National Science Foundation Portugal)/DAAD.
  • 2007 Phytogeography, phytosociology, life strategies and ecomorphology of Madeira’s ‘desert’ bryophytes [Ponta de São Lourenço (Madeira), Porto Santo, Ilhéu Chão & Deserta Grande] – (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. M. Sim-Sim, Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Lisbon and Dr S. Fontinha, Parque Natural da Madeira). – FU Berlin/Parque Natural da Madeira.
  • 2009 Die Pflanzensammlung des Deutschen Evangelischen Instituts für Altertumswissenschaften des Heiligen Landes – Deutsches Evangelisches Institut für Altertumswissenschaften des Heiligen Landes, Jerusalem (DEI) und FU Berlin.
  • 2009-2010 Vegetation und Naturraumausstattung im Projekt Archäologie der Oase Tayma’(Saudi Arabia) – Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) und FU Berlin.

Flora und Vegetation des Vorderen Orients

Ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen

  • Kürschner, H., N. Kilian & P. Hein (2008) The Tarchonantho camphoratae-Oleetum cuspidatae ass. nov. – an Afromontane evergreen sclerophyllous community of the Arabian Peninsula with strong relationships to E Africa. – Phytocoenologia 38: 85-106. 
  • Kürschner, H., N. Kilian, P. Hein, & A Mukram (2006) The Adenio obesi-Sterculietum africanae, a relic Arabian mainland community vicarious to the Socotran Adenium-Sterculia woodland. – Englera 28: 79-96. 
  • Kürschner, H., P. Hein, N. Kilian & M. A. Hubaishan (2006) Diversity and zonation of the forests and woodlands of the mountains of northern Socotra, Yemen. – Englera 28: 11-56. 
  • Kürschner, H., U. Herzschuh & D. Wagner (2005) Phytosociological studies in the north-eastern Tibetan Plateau (NW China) – A first contribution to the subalpine scrub and alpine meadow vegetation. – Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 126: 273-315.
  • Kürschner, H. (2004) Phytosociological studies in the Alashan Gobi – A contribution to the flora and vegetation of Inner Mongolia (NW China). – Phytocoenologia 34: 169-224.
  • Kürschner, H., P. Hein, N. Kilian & M. A. Hubaishan (2004) The Hybantho durae-Anogeissetum dhofaricae ass. nova – phytosociology, structure and ecology of an endemic South Arabian forest community. – Phytocoenologia 35: 569-612.

Bryoflora und -vegetation des Vorderen Orients

Ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen

  • Kürschner, H. (2008) Biogeography of Southwest Asian Bryophytes – with special emphasis on the tropical element. – Turk. J. Bot. 32: 433-446.
  • Kürschner, H. (2006) Syntaxonomy, synecology and life strategies of a saxicolous bryophyte community of Socotra Island, Yemen. – Englera 28: 163-174.
  • Kürschner, H. (2006) A bryophyte flora of Socotra Island, Yemen. – Englera 28: 97-162.
  • Kürschner, H. & A. Erdağ (2005) Bryophytes of Turkey – an annotated reference list of the species with synonyms from the recent literature and an annotated list of Turkish bryological literature. – Turk. J. Bot. 29: 95-154.
  • Kürschner, H. (2000) Bryophyte flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. - Bryoph. Bibl. 55: 1-131.