Dr. Michael Märker

Geographische Informations Systeme

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The Role of Culture in Early Expansions of Humans
Universität Tübingen
Rümelinstr. 23
72070 Tübingen
Deutschland

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email: michael.maerker[at]geographie.uni-tuebingen.de

Vita

Wissenschaftliche Tätigkeit

Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften

  • seit 03-2008 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im Bereich GIS des Forschungsprojektes „The role of culture in early expansions of humans“

Universität Florenz

  • Seit 01.2005 Wissenschaftler mit “tenure track“ am Institut für Bodenkunde und Pflanzenernährung (Dipartimento Scienza del Suolo e Nutrizione della Pianta) der Universität Florenz.
  • 01.1998-04.2002 PhD-Stipendiat und wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des “Dipartimento Scienze del Suolo e Nutrizione della Pianta” der Universität Florenz.

Universität Potsdam

  • 11.2003–03.2008 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Geoökologie der Universität Potsdam.

Universität Kassel

  • 04.2002-10.2003 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Zentrum für Umweltsystemforschung der Universität Kassel.

Ausbildung

  • 12.2001 Promotion an der Friedrich-Schiller Universität, Jena. Thema der Dissertation: „Regionale Erosionsmodellierung unter Verwendung des Konzepts der Erosion Response Units (ERU) am Beispiel zweier Flusseinzugsgebiete im südlichen Afrika.“
  • 1990 – 1996 Studium der Geographie (Diplom) an der Universität Bonn. Thema der Diplomarbeit: „Bodenchemische und boden-physikalische Untersuchungen an ausgewählten Hangstandorten für die Interpretation der reliefgesteuerten Hangwasserdynamik.“
  • 1989 – 1990 Sprachstudium an der "Scuola di lingua e cultura italiana per stranieri dell` Università di Siena" (Italien)

Veröffentlichungen

  • Zakerinejad, R., Hochschild, V., Rahimi, M. & Märker, M. (2016): Morphotectonic analysis of the Zagros Mountains Using High Resolution DEM to Assess Gully Erosion Processes: A case Study in the Fars Province, Southwest of Iran. International Geoinformatics Research and Development Journal 7(1), 1-17.
  • Vogel, S., Märker, M., Rellini, I.,Hoelzmann, P., Wulf, S., Robinson, M., Steinhübel, L., Di Maio, G., Imperatore, C., Kastenmeier, P., Liebmann, L., Esposito, D. & Seiler, F. (2016): From a stratigraphic sequence to a landscape evolution model: Late Pleistocene and Holocene volcanism, soil formation and land use in the shade of Mount Vesuvius (Italy). Quaternary International 394, 155-179. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.02.033.
  • Vogel, S., Märker, M., Esposito, D. & Seiler, F. (2016): The Ancient Rural Settlement Structure in the Hinterland of Pompeii Inferred from Spatial Analysis and Predictive Modeling of Villae Rusticae. Geoarchaeology 31(2), 121-139. DOI: 10.1002/gea.21560.
  • Omran, A., Schröder, D., Abdou, A. & Märker, M. (2016): New ArcGIS tools developed for stream network extraction and basin delineations using Python and java script. Computers & Geosciences, 94, 140–149. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.06.012.
  • Märker, M., Hochschild, V., Maca, V. & Vilimek, V. (2016): Stochastic assessment of landslides and debris flows in the Jemma basin, Blue Nile, Central Ethiopia. Geographia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria. 39, 51-58. DOI: 10.4461/GFDQ.2016.39.5.
  • Lombardo, L., Bachofer, F., Cama, M., Märker, M., & Rotigliano, E. (2016): Exploiting Maximum Entropy method and ASTER data for assessing debris flow and debris slide susceptibility for the Giampilieri catchment (north-eastern Sicily, Italy). Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41(12), 1776-1789. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3998.
  • Angileri, S.A., Conoscenti, C., Hochschild, V., Märker, M., Rotigliano, E. & Agnesi, V. (2016): Water erosion susceptibility mapping by applying stochastic gradient treeboost to the imera Meridionale River basin (Sicily, Italy). Geomorphology, 262, 61-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.03.018.
  • Bachofer, F., Quénéhervé, G., Zwiener, T., Märker, M. & Hochschild, V. (2016): Comparative analysis of edge detection techniques for SAR images. European Journal of Remote Sensing 49, 205-224. DOI: 10.5721/EuJRS20164912.
  • Märker M., Quénéhervé G., Bachofer, F., Mori, S. (2015): Analysis in the Lake Manyara Area, Northern Tanzania. Natural Hazards 79(1), 235–253. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-015-1855-y
  • Bachofer F., Quénéhervé G., Hochschild V., Märker, M. (2015): Multisensoral Topsoil Mapping in the Semiarid Lake Manyara Region, Northern Tanzania. Remote Sensing 7(8), 9563-9586.
  • Flores, E., Quénéhervé, G., Bachofer, F., Shahzad, F. & Märker, M. (2015): Morpho-tectonic Interpretation of the Makuyuni Catchment in Northern Tanzania using DEM and SAR Data. Geomorphology 248, 427-439. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.07.049.
  • Kandel, A.W., Bolus, M., Bretzke, K., Bruch, A.A., Haidle, M.N., Hertler, C.Märker, M. (2015):  Increasing Behavioral Flexibility? An Integrative Macro-Scale Approach to Understanding the Middle Stone Age of Southern Africa. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23(2), 623-668. DOI: 10.1007/s10816-015-9254-y.
  • Quénéhervé, G., Bachofer, F. & Märker, M. (2015): Experimental Assessment of Runoff Generation Processes on Hillslope Scale in a Semiarid Region in Northern Tanzania. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 38(1), 55-66. DOI: 10.4461/GFDQ.2015.38.06.
  • Bachofer, F., Quénéhervé, G., Märker, M. & Hochschild, V. (2015): Comparison of SVM and Boosted Regression Trees for the Delineation of Lacustrine Sediments using Multispectral ASTER Data and Topographic Indices in the Lake Manyara Basin. Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung und Geoinformation 1, 81–94.
  • Zakerinejad, R. & Märker, M. (2015): An integrated assessment of soil erosion dynamics with special emphasis on gully erosion in the Mazayjan basin in the Southwest of Iran. Natural Hazards 79(1), 25-50. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-015-1700-3.
  • Vogel, S., Märker, M., Hölzmann, P., Rellini, I., Steinhübel, L., Robinson, M., Kastenmayer, P., Esposito, D., Imperatore, C. & Seiler, F. (2015): From a stratigraphic sequence to a landscape evolution model: Late Pleistocene and Holocene volcanism, soil formation and land use in the shade of Mount Vesuvius (Italy). Quaternary International 394, 155-179. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.02.033.
  • Borrelli, P., Märker M. & Schütt, B. (2015): Modelling Post-Tree-Harvesting soil erosion and sediment deposition potential in the Turano river basin (Italian central Apennine). Land Degradation and Development 26(4), 356-366. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2214.
  • Lombardo, L., Cama, M., Conoscenti, C., Märker, M. & Rotigliano E. (2015): Binary logistic regression versus stochastic gradient boosted decision trees in assessing landslide susceptibility for multiple-occurring landslide events: application to the 2009 storm event in Messina (Sicily, southern Italy). Natural Hazards 79(3), 1621-1648. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-015-1915-3.
  • Bachofer F., Quénéhervé, G. & Märker M. (2014): The delineation of paleo-shorelines in the Lake Manyara Basin using TerraSAR-X data. Remote Sensing 6(3), 2195-2212. DOI:10.3390/rs6032195.
  • Zakerinejad, R. & Märker, M. (2014): Prediction of Gully Erosion Susceptibilities using detailed Terrain Analysis and Maximum Entropy Modeling: A case study in the Mazayejan Plain, Southwest Iran: Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 37(1), 67-76. DOI: 10.4461/GFDQ.2014.37.7
  • Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2014): Analysis of Post-Burial Soil Developments of Pre-AD 79 Roman Paleosols near Pompeii (Italy). Open Journal of Soil Science 4, 337-356. DOI: 10.4236/ojss.2014.410035.
  • Borrelli, P. Märker, M., Panagos, P. & Schütt, B. (2014): Modeling soil erosion and river sediment yield for an intermountain drainage basin of the Central Apennines, Italy. Catena 114, 45-58.
  • Conoscenti, C., Agnesi, V., Angileri, S., Cappadonia, C., Rotigliano, E. & Märker, M. (2014). A GIS-based approach for gully erosion susceptibility modelling: A test in Sicily, Italy. Environmental Earth Sciences 70(3), 1179-1195. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-012-2205-y.
  • Soto-Bauerle, M.V., Märker, M., Rodolfi, G. & Sepúlveda, S.A. (2014): Assessment of Morphodynamics triggered by Palaeolandscape features in the Tongoy Bay, Coquimbo Region, Central Chile. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 37(1), 51-66. DOI: 10.4461/GFDQ.2014.37.6.
  • Soto-Bauerle, M.V., Märker, M., Castro C.P. & Rodolfi G. (2014): Integrated analysis of natural hazards in the coastal semiarid environment of Chile. La Serena Coquimbo. Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles
  • Vodel, S. & Märker, M. (2013): Modeling the spatial distribution of AD 79 pumice fallout and pyroclastic density current and derived deposits of Somma-Vesuvius (Campania, Italy) integrating primary deposition and secondary redistribution. Bulletin of Volcanology 75, 778.
  • Borrelli, P., Märker, M., Panagos, P. & Schütt, B. (2013): Modeling soil erosion and river sediment yield for an intermountain drainage basin of the Central Apennines, Italy. Catena 114, 45–58.
  • Vorpahl, P., Dislich, C., Elsenbeer, H., Märker, M. & Schröder, B. (2013): Biotic controls on shallow translational landslides. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 38(2), 198-212. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3320.
  • Conoscenti, C., Angileri, S., Cappadonia, C., Rotigliano, E., Agnesi, V. & Märker, M. (2013): Gully erosion susceptibility assessment by means of GIS-based logistic regression: A case of Sicily (Italy). Geomorphology 204, 399-411. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.08.021.
  • Hertler, C., Bruch, A.A. & Märker, M. (2013): The earliest stages of hominin dispersal in Africa and Eurasia. In: Ness, I. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, 1-9, Blackwell Publishing. DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.
  • Borrelli, P., Märker, M. & Schütt, B. (2013): Modelling post-tree-harvesting soil erosion and sediment deposition potential in the Turano River Basin (Italian Central Apennine). Land Degradation & Development 26, 356-366. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2214.
  • Conoscenti, C., Agnesi, V., Angileri, S., Cappadonia, C., Rotigliano, E. & Märker, M. (2013): A GIS-based approach for gully erosion susceptibility modelling: a test in Sicily, Italy. Environmental Earth Sciences 70(3), 1179-1195. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-012-2205-y.
  • Vorpahl, P., Elsenbeer, H., Märker, M. & Schröder, B. (2012): How can statistical models help to determine driving factors of landslides? Ecological Modelling 239, 27-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.12.007.
  • Vogel, S., Esposito, D., Seiler, F. & Märker, M. (2012): Analysing the Rural Landscape around Pompeii before the Eruption of Somma-Vesuvius in AD 79. eTopoi – Journal for Ancient Studies Special 3, 377-382.
  • Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2012): Comparison of pre AD79 Roman Paleosols in two contratsing paleo-topographical situations around Pompeii (Italy). Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 35, 199-209.
  • Soto Bäuerle, M.V., Paz Castro, C., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2012): Dinámica actual de micro cuencas del desierto costero de Atacama (Caldera, Chile) y su influencia en la generación de amenaza. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 35-1, 79-89. DOI: 10.4461/GFDQ.2012.35.8.
  • Soto Bäuerle, M.V., Märker, M., Arriagada Gonzáles, J., Paz Castro, C. & Rodolfi, G. (2012): Evaluación de la amenaza natural en ambiente semiárido, sustenada en la geomorfologia y el modellamiento de indices topograficos. Salamanca, region Coquimbo, Chile. Investigaciones Geográficas Chile 42,19-36.
  • Märker, M., Dangel, F. Soto Bäuerle, V. & Rodolfi, G. (2012): Assessment of natural hazards and Vulnerability in the Rio Copiapó catchment: A case study in the ungauged Quebrada Cinchado Catchment. Investigaciones Geográficas Chile 44,17-28.
  • Soto Bäuerle, M.V., Arriagada González, J., Castro Correa, C. P., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2011): Relación entre el cambio de uso del suelo en la cuenca del Aconcagua y su litoral arenoso correlativo. Chile central. Revista de Geografía Norte Grande 50, 187-202
  • Märker, M., Bolus, M. & Kanaeva, Z. (2011): Spatial assessment of early human expansions using GIS and database techniques: Examples from Southern Africa and Eurasia. In: Macchiarelli, R. & Weniger, G.C. (eds.), Pleistocene Databases: Aquisition, Storing, Sharing. Wissenschaftliche Schriften des Neanderthal Museums, 4. Mettmann, 69-76.
  • Haidle, M.N., Bolus, M., Bruch, A.A., Hertler, C., Kandel, A.W., Märker, M., Conard, N.J., Mosbrugger, V., Hochschild, V. & Schrenk, F. (2011): The role of culture in early expansions of humans - A new research center. Quaternary International 223-224, 429-430. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2009.07.011.
  • Märker, M., Pelacani, S. & Schröder, B. (2011): A functional entity approach to predict soil erosion processes in a small Plio-Pleistocene Mediterranean catchment in Northern Chianti, Italy . Geomorphology 125(4), 530-540.
  • Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2011): Characterization of the pre-AD 79 Roman paleosol south of Pompeii (Italy): Correlation between soil parameter values and paleo-topography. Geoderma 160(3-4), 548-558.
  • Vogel, S., Märker, M. & Seiler, F. (2011): Revised modelling of the post-AD 79 volcanic deposits of Somma-Vesuvius to reconstruct the pre-AD 79 topography of the Sarno River plain (Italy). Geologica Carpathica 62(1), 5-16. DOI: 10.2478/v10096-011-0001-3.
  • Märker, M., Rosskopf, C.M. & Aucelli, P. (2010): Erosion processes mapping using data mining technologies: The Rivo Basin example, Molise, Central Italy. Proceedings of IAHS Workshop on Water Erosion. Moscow, 20.-23.10.2010, 71-75.
  • Märker, M., Della Seta, M. & Vergari, F. (2010): Prediction of soil erosion and mass wasting processes in Southern Tuscany using gradient boosting. Proceedings of IAHS Workshop on Water Erosion. Moscow, 20.-23.10.2010,  66-71.
  • Della Seta, M., Märker, M., Vergari, F. & Del Monte, M. (2010): Process-based assessment of erosion dynamics in the upper Orcia Valley, Southern Tuscany, Italy: A new semi quantitative integrated approach. Proceedings of IAHS Workshop on Water Erosion. Moscow, 20.-23.10.2010, 54-58.
  • Agnesi, V., Angileri, S., Cappadonia, C., Costanzo, D., Märker, M. & Rotigliano, E. (2010): Multivariate analysis of gully erosion processes: Susceptibility assessment and temporal validation in a watershed of north-central Sicily, Italy. Slope Processes and Matter Movement. Proceedings of IAHS Workshop on Water Erosion. Moscow, 20.-23.10.2010, 6-10.
  • Märker, M., Schmidt, P., Hochschild, V. & Kanaeva, Z. (2010): Spatial assessment of early human expansions using GIS and Database techniques: Examples from Southern Africa. In: Melero, F.J., Cano, P. & Revelles, J. (eds.), Fusion of Cultures. Abstracts of the XXXVIII Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology 67-70.
  • Märker, M., Bachofer, F., Quénéhervé, G., Hertler, C., Sanaane, C., Giemsch, L. & Thiemeyer, H. (2010): Modelling the spatial distribution of Paleontological sites in the Makuyuni region, Tanzania. In: Melero, F.J., Cano, P. & Revelles, J. (eds.), Fusion of Cultures. Abstracts of the XXXVIII Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology 147-150.
  • Vogel, S. & Märker, M. (2010): Reconstruction of the pre-Eruption AD 79 Paleo-topography and Paleo-environment of the Sarno River Basin (Italy) using Stratigraphical Core Drillings and Data Mining Technologies. . Geomorphology 115(1-2), 67-77.
  • Soto Bäuerle, M.V., Arriagada Gonzalez, J., Paz Castro, C., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2010): Geodynamic aspects of a paleo-estuary in the marginal desert of Chile. Copiapó River. Revista de Geografía Norte Grande 46, 123-135.
  • Pelacani, S. & Märker, M. (2010): Topographic and hydrologic control of gully erosion phenomena in Paleolandscapes of Swaziland, Southern Africa. In: Runge, J. (ed.), African Palaeoenvironments and Geomorphic Landscape Evolution, Palaeontology of Africa, CRC Press/Balkema, the Netherlands 30, 135-150.
  • Märker, M., Kanaeva, Z. & ROCEEH Team (2009): ROAD: The Role of Culture in early expansion of humans data base. In: Curdt, C. & Bareth, G. (eds.), Proceedings of Data Management Workshop, Colon, Germany. 29.-30.10.2009. Kölner Geographische Arbeiten H. 90, 93.-97.
  • Schmidt, P., Märker, M. & ROCEEH Team (2009): Spatial assessment of early human expansions using ROAD: An Example from Southern Africa Multidisciplinary Integrative Georelational Database for Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Expansion Dynamics of Early Humans. In: Curdt, C. & Bareth, G.(eds.), Proceedings of Data Management Workshop, Colon, Germany. 29.-30.10.2009. Kölner Geographische Arbeiten H.90, 113.-117.
  • Pelacani, S., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2009): Modelling the potential impact of groundwater dynamics on gully erosion and drainage basin evolution. In: D.M. Ferrari & A.R. Guiseppi (eds.), Geomorphology and Plate Tectonics, 141-158, Hauppauge NY : Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Märker, M. & Heydari-Guran, S. (2009): Application of data-mining technologies to predict Paleolithic site locations in the Zagros Mountains of Iran. In: Frischer, B. & Guidi, G. (eds.), Proceedings of CAA, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. 18.-22.03.2009.
  • Märker M., Kanaeva, Z. & Hochschild, V. (2009): Multidisciplinary Integrative Georelational Database for Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Expansion Dynamics of Early Humans. In: Frischer, B. & Guidi, G. (eds.), Proceedings of CAA, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. 18.-22.03.2009.
  • Castro, C.P., Soto Bäuerle, M.V., Fernandez, R., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G.  (2008): Impacto en la geodinámica actual del valle de Nantoco, cuenca del río Copiapó, asociado a la reconversión productiva. Revista de Geografía Norte Grande (42), 81-99.
  • Grimm, R., Behrens, T., Märker, M. & Elsenbeer, H. (2008): Soil organic carbon concentrations and stocks on Barro Colorado Island – Digital Soil Mapping using Random Forest analysis. Geoderma 146(1-2), 102-113.
  • Pelacani, S., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2008): Simulation of soil erosion and deposition in a changing land use: A modelling approach to implement the support practice factor. Geomorphology 99(1-4), 329-340.
  • Märker, M., Angeli, L., Bottai, L., Costantini, R., Ferrari, L., Innocenti, L. & Siciliano, G. (2008): Assessment of land degradation susceptibility by scenario analysis. A case study in Southern Tuscany, Italy. Geomorphology 3(1-2), 120-129.
  • Märker, M., Paz Castro, C., Pelacani, S. & Soto Bäuerle, M.V. (2008): Assessment of soil degradation susceptibility in the Chacabuco Province of Central Chile using a morphometry based response units approach. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 31(1), 47–53.
  • Soto Bäuerle, M.V., Castro, C.P., Rodolfi, G., Märker, M., Fernandez, R., Padilla, R. & Rugiero, V. (2007): Carta geomorfológica de la sección central y occidental de la región Metropolitana de Santiago. Revista de Geografía Norte Grande 39, 91-103.
  • Alcamo, J., Flörke, M. & Märker, M. (2007):Future long-term changes in global water resources driven by socio-economic and climatic changes. Hydrological Sciences Journal 52(2), 247-275.
  • Soto Bäuerle, M.V., Paz Castro, C., Rodolfi, G., Märker, M. & Padilla, R. (2006): Procesos geodinàmicos actuales en ambiente de media y baja montana. Borde meridional de la cuenca del rio Maipo, Region Metropolitana de Santiago. Revista de Geografía Norte Grande 35, 77-95.
  • Pelacani, S., Lombardi, L., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2006): Caratterizzazione dei processi geomrofici di versante nel bacino del Torrente Orme (Toscana Centrale) sulla base delle Unità di Risposta Eosiva - ERU. In: Rodolfi, G.  (ed.),  Water Erosion in Mediterranean Environment: Direct and indirect assessment in test areas and catchments. Brigati, Genova, Italy 177-194.
  • Agnesi, V., Cappadonia, C., Conoscenti, C., Di Maggio, C., Märker, M.  & Rotigliano, E. (2006): Evaluation of of soil erosion processes in the San Leonardo River basin, Sicily, Italy. In: Rodolfi, G.  (ed.), Water Erosion in Mediterranean Environment: Direct and indirect assessment in test areas and catchments. Brigati, Genova, Italy 13-28.
  • Xenopoulos, M.A., Lodge, D.M., Alcamo, J., Märker, M., Schulze, K. & Van Vuuren, D.P. (2005): Scenarios of freshwater fish extinctions from climate change and water withdrawal. Global Change Biology 11, 1557-1564.
  • Angeli, L., Bottai, L., Costantini, R. Ferrari, L., Innocenti, L. & Märker, M. (2005): Carta della suscettibilità all’erosione: Analsis e confronto fra modelli di erosione del suolo. Atti della 9a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA – Roma, 2005.
  • Botti, P., Dessena, M.A., Fantola, F., Märker, M., Moretti, M., Righini, G., Spicchi, R., Thiel, C., Vacca, S. & Zanchi, C. (2005): Map of "Soil erosion risk of the Mulargia River Basin". In: Rodolfi, G., Dessena, M.A. & Vacca, S. (eds), Il sistema idrografico Flumendosa -Mulargia: Le acque, i suoli e i processi erosivi. Brigati, Genova, 134pp.
  • Spicchi, R., Dessena, M.A., Fantola, F., Märker, M., Moretti, M., Pelacani, S., Rodolfi, G., Simonti, T., Zanchi, C. & Vacca, S. (2005): Valutazione del processo erosivo nel bacino del Flumendosa - Realizzazione di un database e organizzazione dei dati rilevati. In: Rodolfi, G., Dessena, M.A. & Vacca, S. (eds), Il sistema idrografico Flumendosa -Mulargia: Le acque, i suoli e i processi erosivi. Brigati, Genova, 101-129.
  • Märker, M., Bongartz, K. & Flügel, W.A. (2004): Development of a GIS-based Decision Support Tool for Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern Africa. In: Pahl-Wostl, C., Schmidt, S. and Jakeman, T. (eds), iEMSs 2004 International Congress: "Complexity and Integrated Resources Management". International Environmental Modeling and Software Societey, Osnabrück, Germany, June 2004.
  • Märker, M. & Sidorchuk, A. (2003): Assessment of gully erosion process dynamics for water resources management in a semiarid catchment of Swaziland, Southern Africa. In: Dirk H. de Boer, Wojciech Froehlich, Takahisa Mizuyama & Alain Pietroniro (eds.), Erosion Prediction in Ungauged Basins (PUBs): Integrating Methods and Techniques. IAHS Publication 279, 188-198.
  • Märker, M., Flörke, M., Vassolo, S. & Alcamo, J. (2003): Preliminary assessment of IPCC-SRES scenarios on future water resources using the WaterGAP 2 model. Proceedings of the MODSIM 2003 Conference, 14.-17.07. Townsville, Australia.
  • Alcamo, J., Märker, M., Flörke, M. & Vassolo, S. (2003): Water and Climate: A Global Perspective. Kassel World water Series, No. 6. Centre for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, Germany.
  • Sidorchuk, A., Märker, M., Moretti, S. & Rodolfi, G. (2003): Gully erosion modelling and landscape response in the Mbuluzi River catchment of Swaziland. Catena 50, 507-525.
  • Hochschild, V., Märker, M. & Staudenrausch, H. (2003): Detection of different land degradation stages in semi-arid grassland areas in Southern Africa. Hydrological Processes 17, 929-942.
  • Flügel, W.-A, Märker, M., Moretti, S. & Rodolfi, G. (2003): Integrating GIS, Remote Sensing, Ground Truthing and Modelling Approaches for Regional Erosion Classification of semiarid catchments in South Africa and Swaziland. Hydrological Processes 17, 917-928.
  • Märker, M. (2002): Regionale Erosionsmodellierung unter Verwendung des Konzepts der Erosion Response Units (ERU) am Beispiel zweier Flusseinzugsgebiete im südlichen Afrika. PhD-Thesis, Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Chemistry and Geoscience Faculty. www.urmel-dl.de/dissOnline/FSU_Jena_Maerker_Michael.
  • Märker, M. (2002): The integrated use of remote sensing, GIS and hydrological modelling for an improved catchment management: Examples from Southern Africa. Proceedings of GIS-Ecuador 2002. 10-19 July, 2002, Quito, Ecuador.
  • Märker, M. (2002): Regional Erosion Modelling using Response Units. Proceedings of GIS-Ecuador 2002. 10-19 July, 2002, Quito, Ecuador.
  • Alcamo, J., Märker, M., Flörke, M. & Vassolo, S. (2002): Preliminary findings from Assessing Global Climate Impacts on Water Resources and Hot Spot Regions. Report prepared for the Dialogue on Water and Climate, Delft.
  • Flügel, W.-A. & Märker, M. (2002): The Response Units Concept and Its Application for the Assessment of Hydrologically Related Erosion Processes in Semiarid Catchments of Southern Africa. ASTM STP 1420, 163-177.
  • FlügelL, W.-A., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2001): Erosion Response Units (ERUs): An erosion related concept for sustainable Integrated Catchment Management and its application in semi arid catchments in Southern Africa and Europe. Proceedings of MODSIM. December, 10-13, Canberra, Australia.
  • Flügel, W.-A., Märker, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2001): The Response Units Concept and its application for the assessment of hydrologic and erosion processes in a semiarid catchment of Southern Africa. Proceedings of the Nevada Symposium USA.
  • Märker, M., Dlamini, D., Matondo, J., Rodolfi, G. & Schulze, R.E. (2001): Soil erosion modelling in the Mbuluzi River catchment (Swaziland, South Africa). Part II: Sediment yield analyses. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 24, 189-198.
  • Sidorchuk, A., Märker, M., Moretti, M. & Rodolfi, G. (2001): Soil erosion modelling in the Mbuluzi River catchment (Swaziland, South Africa). Part I: Modelling the dynamic evolution of gullies. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 24, 177-187.
  • Märker, M., Moretti, S. & Rodolfi, G. (2001): Assessment of water erosion processes and dynamics in semiarid regions of southern Africa (KwaZulu/Natal RSA; Swaziland) using the Erosions Response Units Concept. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 24, 71-83.
  • Flügel, W.-A., Märker, M., Moretti, S. & Rodolfi, G. (2000): Delineation of Erosion Response Units (ERU) by remote sensing and GIS analyses and their application in regionalisation of erosion process dynamics. Proceedings of EARSEL-Workshop: Remote sensing in developing countries. 13.-15.09.2000, Gent.
  • Märker, M., Moretti, S., Rodolfi, G. & C. Zanchi, C. (1999): Map of active soil erosion landforms in the upper Mkomazi catchment (KwaZulu/ Natal, South Africa). INQUA XV International Congress, 3.-11.08.1999. Durban, South Africa. Book of Abstracts, S.88-115.
  • Flügel, W.-A., Märker, M., Moretti, S., Rodolfi, G. & Staudenrausch, H. (1999): Soil erosion hazard assessment in the Mkomazi river catchment (KwaZulu/ Natal - South Africa) by using aerial photo interpretation. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie Teil I. Heft 5/6, 641-653, Stuttgart.
  • Märker, M., Flügel, W.-A. & Rodolfi, G. (1999): Das Konzept der "Erosions Response Units" (ERU) und seine Anwendung am Beispiel des semiariden Mkomazi-Einzugsgebietes in der Provinz Kwazulu/Natal, Südafrika. Tübinger Geowissenschaftliche Studien, Reihe D: Geoökologie und Quartärforschung. Angewandte Studien zu Massenverlagerungen, 231-241.

Lehre

Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften / Universität Tübingen, Geographisches Institut:

  • Lectures in Hydrology 2008/2009
  • Seminar: Digital Elevation Models 2008/2009
  • Seminar: Erosion process modelling 2008
  • Physiographic Field stage in the Mugello valley, Italy 2008/09
  • Fieldschool Tanzania: Geomorphology and Soil Science 08/2009
  • Fieldschool Sicily, Italy: Geomorphological processes: Soil erosion dynamics 06/ 2010

Institut für Geoökologie Universität Potsdam:

  • Lectures in Physical Geography: Geology 2007/08
  • Lectures in Physical Geography: Soil, Science 2004; 2005; 2006
  • Lectures in Physical Geography: Geomorphology 2004/5; 2005/6; 2006/7; 2007/08.
  • Seminars in Soil Science 2005/06
  • Seminars in Geomorphology 2004/05; 2006/7
  • Special seminars: in Geomorphologic modelling 2005; 2006
  • Special seminars: Transport processes in soil landscapes 2004; 2005; 2006
  • Special seminars: Digital Elevation Models 2004/5; 2005/6; 2006/07
  • Special seminars: Non invasive methods in soil hydrology 2006/7
  • Special seminars: Remote sensing in Soil science 2006/7
  • Laboratory practices: soil physics 2004; 2005; 2006;2007
  • Laboratory methodologies 2004; 2005; 2006;2007

Feldarbeit and Exkursionen:

  • Basilicata, Italy 12 days 2007
  • Toscana, Italy 12 days 2006
  • Landscape assessment practical course, Ticino, Swiss 10 days 2004/5; 2005/6; 2005; 2006
  • Interdisciplinary student project: "Döberitzer Heide", Germany 2005/6; 2006; 2007/08
  • Interdisciplinary student project: “Badlands in the Basilicata area, Italy “2006/07; 2007

Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Florenz, Italien:

  • Lectures in Physical Geography (Hydrology, Climatology, Soil Science, Geomorphology) 2005/6; 2006/7
  • Lectures in Soil landscape systems 2006/7 2007/08 2008/2009
  • Lectures and training in Soil Processes and modelling 2005/6; 2006/7; 2007/08
  • Seminar Stereo photo interpretation and Remote sensing methodologies 2007/08 2008/09
  • Seminar Geographic Information Systems 2007/08 2008/09
  • Seminar Geomorphology 2005/6; 2006/7
  • Practical Training: Soil hydrology and Micro-climatology 2008

Präsentationen und Beiträge

Wissenschaftliche Präsentationen und Kongressbeiträge

  • MÄRKER, M., SCHMIDT, P., HOCHSCHILD, V. & Z. KANAEVA (2010): Spatial assessment of early human expansions using GIS and Database techniques: Examples from Southern Africa. Submitted to Computer Applications in Archaeology, Granada, 06.-09.04.
  • MÄRKER, M., BACHOFER, F., QUENEHERVE, G., HERTLER, C., SANAANE, C. GIEMSCH, L. & H.THIEMEYER (2010): Modelling the spatial distribution of Paleontological sites in the Makuyuni region, Tanzania. Submitted to Computer Applications in Archaeology, Granada, 06.-09.04.
  • DELLA SETA, M., DEL MONTE, M., VERGARI, F., PELACANI, S., & M.MÄRKER (2010): A new semi-quantitative approach for process-based assessment of erosion dynamics. An Example from Upper Orcia Valley (Tuscany, Italy). EGU, Vienna, 02.-07.2010.
  • MÄRKER, M. & S. PELACANI (2010): Hillslope - river network relations in Plio-pleistocene badland environments of central Italy EGU, Vienna, 02.-07.2010.
  • VOPAHL, P. DISLICH, C., ELSENBEER, H., MÄRKER, M. & B. SCHRÖDER (2010): Modelling pure vegetation landslides in the tropical montane rainforests of South Ecuador. EGU, Vienna, 02.-07.2010.
  • AGNESI, V., ANGILERI, S., CAPPADONIA, C., CONOSCENTI, C., COSTANZO, D., MAERKER, M. & E. ROTIGLIANO (2010): GIS-analysis of gully erosion susceptibility: a key study in north-central Sicily, Italy,. EGU, Vienna, 02.-07.2010.
  • HEYDARI-GURAN, S. & M. MÄRKER (2010): The corridor of Iran Early modern human dispersal into the Iranian Plateau: a geographical perspective. Hugo-Obermair-Tagung, Leipzig, 6. - 10. April 2010.
  • SOTO BAUERLE, M.V., & M. MÄRKER (2009): Procesos dinamicos actuales del semiarido chileno asociados a la generacion de condiciones de riesgo.Salamanca, Region de Coquimbo. IIX Congreso Geologico Chileno, Santiago 22.-26.11.2009
  • HEYDARI, S, MÄRKER, M., & N. CONARD (2009): Geoarchaeologic predictive model for Paleolithic sites in the Zagros Mountains of Iran. International Meeting on Geoarchaeology in Central Europe. Dresden, April 30 – May 2, 2009
  • VOGEL, S. & M. MÄRKER (2009): Reconstruction of the pre-AD 79 Paleosurface of the Sarno River Basin using Datamining and classification and regression methods. International Meeting on Geoarchaeology in Central Europe. Dresden, April 30 – May 2, 2009
  • MÄRKER, M., KANAEVA, Z. & ROCEEH TEAM (2010): ROAD: The Role of Culture in early expansion of humans data base. In: Proceedings of Data Management Workshop, Colon, Germany. 29.-30.10.2009. Accepted
  • SCHMIDT, P., MÄRKER, M. & ROCEEH TEAM (2010):, Spatial assessment of early human expansions using ROAD: An Example from Southern Africa Multidisciplinary Integrative Georelational Database for Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Expansion Dynamics of Early Humans. In: Proceedings of Data Management Workshop, Colon, Germany. 29.-30.10.2009. Accepted.
  • VOGEL, S. & M. MÄRKER (2009): Reconstruction of the pre-AD 79 topography and environment of the Sarno River Plain using Core Drillings and Data Mining Technologies. 13th Congress of the Regional Committee on Mediterranean Neogene Stratigraphy 02.-06.09.2009, Naples, Italy.
  • MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2009): Soil Erosion Assessment in Italy: Processes, Landforms and Methods. GEOITALIA, 07.-11.09.2009, Rimini, Italy.
  • MÄRKER, M., Hochschild, V. & Z. KANAEVA (2009): Multidisciplinary Integrative Georelational Database for Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Expansion Dynamics of Early Humans. CAA, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. 18.-22.03.2009.
  • MÄRKER, M., HEYDARI, S, CONARD, N., KANAEVA, Z. & V. HOCHSCHILD (2009): The Application of a Georelational Database and Data Mining Technologies for Predictive Site Modelling for the Palaeolithic of the Iranian Plateau. CAA, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. 18.-22.03.2009.
  • MÄRKER, M., & S. PELACANI (2008): Assessment of land use changes and erosion processes using remote sensing methods in Southern Basilicata. AIGEO 2008, Bari, Italy 29.-30.09. 2008
  • PELACANI, S. & M. MÄRKER (2008): Assessment of soil erosion and deposition processes related to precipitation and support practice. AIGEO 2008, Bari, Italy 29.-30.09.2008
  • MÄRKER, M., ROSSKOPF, C.M. & A. DE ANGELIS (2007): Geomorphic mapping using datamining technologies. An example from the Rivo basin in Molise, Italy. Pedometrics 2007, Tübingen, Germany 27.-31.09.2007.
  • HÄRING, T., BEHRENS, T., HOCHSCHILD, V. & M. MÄRKER (2007): Regionalization of saturated hydraulic conductivity (Ksat) in an intra-mountainous basin in the Northern Apennine. Pedometrics 2007, Tübingen, Germany 27.-31.09.2007.
  • PELACANI, S., MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2007) – Assessment of gully erosion using photogrammetric techniques. A case study of Upper Mbuluzi river, Swaziland. IV International Symposium on Gully Erosion, Pamplona, Spain 17-19/09/2007.
  • PELACANI, S., MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2007): An assessment of soil erosion and deposition in a changing land use by geoinformation techniques: A case study form the upper Orme catchment of the Chianti area, Florence, Italy. COST 634 conference. Soil and Hillslope Management using scenario analysis and runoff-erosion models. Florence, Italy 07.-09.05.2007.
  • PELACANI, S., MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2007): Regionalization of soil hydrological characteristics in an intramontane basin in the Northern Apennines. European Geoscience Union 2007-A-08939, 15.–20.04. 2007, Vienna, Austria.
  • WULF, H., ELSENBEER, H., MÄRKER, M. & B. BOOKHAGEN (2007): Contemporary surface processes in the Sutlej region of North India. European Geoscience Union 2007-A-08036, 15.–20.04. 2007, Vienna, Austria.
  • GRIMM, R., BEHRENS, T., MÄRKER, M. & H. ELSENBEER (2007): Soil organic carbon stocks on Barro Colorado Island (Panama)– Digital soil mapping using random forest. European Geoscience Union U2007-A-10882, 15.–20.04. 2007, Vienna, Austria.
  • MÄRKER, M., PELACANI. S. & G. RODOLFI (2007): Integrated erosion modeling in Southern Africa. Afrikagruppe deutscher Geowissenschaftler (AdG 2007) 06.-07.07.2007, GFZ, Potsdam, Germany.
  • PELACANI, S., MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2006): Spatial Modelling of grapes production criteria using the concept of Wine Response Units (WRU). Preliminary results from a case study from the Northern Chianti area (Florence). AIGEO Paesaggi, Terroir e il paesaggio del vino. Perugia 06.-09.11.2006
  • MÄRKER, M., RODOLFI, G. & EROMED Team (2006): Soil erosion in Mediterranean environment: The conceptual approach of the EROMED Project to assess regional impacts of global change in Italy. European Geoscience Union Vienna, Austria 02.-07.04.2006.
  • MÄRKER, M.,PELACANI, S. & G. RODOLFI (2006): Morphometric analysis to characterize uplift rates and fluvio-erosive processes and forms in an Intra-Apennine catchment in Northern Tuscany, Italy. European Geoscience Union Vienna, Austria 02-07.04.2006.
  • MÄRKER, M., CAPOLONGO, C., BARTOLOMEO, D., KURZWEG, D., PELACANI, S. & M. PICCARRETA (2006): Application of geoelectric tomography and LIDAR analysis for the assessment of gully erosion dynamics and badland evolution. European Geoscience Union, Vienna, Austria 02.-07.04.2006.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2006): Database management and concepts for the delineation of digital soil maps. PRIN 2005. Bari, 27.10.2006.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2006): Gestione di un data base per la modellazione delle interazioni suolo-paesaggio e valutazione dei processi di erosione idrica in atto in un area tettonicamente attiva della Basilicata. PRIN 2005. Bari, 22.03.2006.
  • MÄRKER, M., RODOLFI, G. & EROMED Team (2005): Soil erosion in Mediterranean environment. The Italian soil erosion assessment test sites and catchments. European Geoscience Union Vienna, Austria 24-29.04.2005.
  • ANGELI, L., BOTTAI, L., COSTANTINI, R., FERRARI, R., MÄRKER, M., MASELLI, F., INNOCENTI, L. & G. SICILIANO (2005): Assessment of land degradation sensitivity by scenario analysis in Southern Tuscany, Italy. European Geoscience Union Vienna, Austria 24-29.04.2005.
  • MÄRKER, M., BONGARTZ, K. & W.-A. FLÜGEL (2004): Development of a GIS-based Decision Support Tool for Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern Africa. (eds.) Pahl-Wostl, C., Schmidt, S. and Jakeman, T. (eds) iEMSs 2004 International Congress: "Complexity and Integrated Resources Management". International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Osnabrueck, Germany, June 2004.
  • GUDE, M. & M. MÄRKER (2004): Zur Modellierung der Geomorphodynamik mit dem Konzept der Geomorphic-Response-Units: Theorie und Anwendung in unterschiedlichen Klimaten. Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Geomorphologie Heidelberg 07.-08.10.2004.
  • MÄRKER, M., BOTTAI, L., MASELLI, F., ANGELI, L., INNOCENTI, L., FERRARI, R. & G. SICILIANO (2004): Land Degradation Assessment in Southern Tuscany, Italy. European Geoscience Union Nice, France 25-30.04.2004.
  • MÄRKER, M., BOTTAI, L., ANGELI, L. & L. INNOCENTI (2004): Erosion response in Southern Tuscany’s landscape: Modelling and scaling issues. European Geoscience Union Nice, France 25-30.04.2004.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2004): Recent experiences in the assessment of soil erosion processes in semi arid environments. Bari, Italy Geomorphology and Environmental Dynamics 25.05.2004.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2004): Non invasive methods for soil hydrology assessment. Bari, Italy, Workshop on Badland Processes 11.-13.10.2004.
  • MÄRKER, M.; FLÖRKE, M., VASSOLO, S. & J. ALCAMO (2003): Preliminary assessment of IPCC-SRES scenarios on future water resources using the WaterGAP 2 model. Proceedings of the MODSIM 2003 Conference, 14.-17.07. Townsville, Australia.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2002): The integrated use of remote sensing, GIS and hydrological modelling for an improved catchment management: Examples from Southern Africa. Proceedings of GIS-Ecuador 2002. 10-19 July, 2002, Quito, Ecuador.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2002): Globale Wasserkrise, auch eine Herausforderung für Mitteleuropa? Ressource Wasser - Globale Herausforderung als Chance für die Wirtschaft 12. Tag für Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft 07.10.2002, IHK Essen.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2002): GIS-Applications in hydrological modelling and erosion modeling. 11.-15.11.2002, GIS-Weeks of the Geography Institute of the University of Barcelona, Spain.
  • MÄRKER, M. (2002): Global Modelling and Global Information. Results of the global assessment of water resources. Water & Climate Dialogue WS, 16.-18.12.2002, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • SIDORCHUK, A., MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2001): Modelling the dynamic evolution of gullies in a semiarid catchment of Swaziland (Southern Africa). Proceedings of International Symposium on Soil Erosion Management. Taiyuan, China April 26-30, 2001.
  • MÄRKER, M., MORETTI, S. & G. RODOLFI (2001): Integrated soil erosion assessment and regionalisation of erosion process dynamics using the Erosion Response Units Concept and remote sensing techniques. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Soil Management for Environmental Protection, Soil Physical Aspects. Florence, Italy 2-7- July, 2001.
  • MÄRKER, M., MORETTI, S., PELACANI, S., RODOLFI, G. & A. SIDORCHUK (2001): Application of a physically based dynamic gully erosion model in a semiarid catchment of Swaziland (Southern Africa). Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Soil Management for Environmental Protection, Soil Physical Aspects. Florence, Italy 2-7- July, 2001.
  • FLÜGEL, W.-A, MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2001): The Response Units Concept and its application for the assessment of hydrologic and erosion processes in a semiarid catchment of Southern Africa. Proceedings of the Nevada Symposium USA.
  • FLÜGEL, W.-A, MÄRKER, M., MORETTI, S. & G. RODOLFI (2001): Integrating GIS, Remote Sensing, Ground Truthing and Modelling Approaches for Regional Erosion Classification of semiarid catchments in South Africa and Swaziland. Proceeding of the IAHS Scientific Assembly in Maastricht, Nederlands. Workshop W5, Application of GIS and Remote Sensing for quantifying patterns of erosion and water quality. July 26, 2001.
  • HOCHSCHILD, V., MÄRKER, M. & H. STAUDENRAUSCH (2001): Detection of different land degradation stages in semi-arid grassland areas in Southern Africa. Proceeding of the IAHS Scientific Assembly in Maastricht, Nederland. Workshop W5, Application of GIS and Remote Sensing for quantifying patterns of erosion and water quality. July 26, 2001
  • FLÜGEL, W.-A., MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2001): Erosion Response Units (ERUs): An erosion related concept for sustainable Integrated Catchment Management and its application in semi arid catchments in Southern Africa and Europe. Proceedings of MODSIM. December, 10-13, Canberra, Australia.
  • MÄRKER, M. & G. Rodolfi (2001): Delineation of Response Units (RU's) as modeling entities for river basin erosion studies and hydrologic modeling: Their application in regionalization of process dynamics. Bari-Workshop of Italian Geomorphologists 07.-09.05.2001.
  • SIDORCHUK, A., MÄRKER, M. & G. RODOLFI (2001): Modelling the dynamic evolution of Gullies in a Semi-Arid catchment of Swaziland (Southern Africa). International Symposium on Soil Erosion Management, April 26-30, 2001, Taiyuan, China.
  • MÄRKER, M., MORETTI, S. & G. RODOLFI (2000): Gully erosion modelling in semiarid catchments of southern Africa. International Symposium on Gully Erosion under Global Change, Leuven, Belgium 16.-19. 04. 2000 Book of Abstracts, S.88.
  • FLÜGEL, W.-A, MÄRKER, M., MORETTI, S. & G. RODOLFI (2000): Delineation of Erosion Response Units (ERU) by remote sensing and GIS analyses and their application in regionalisation of erosion process dynamics. Proceedings of EARSEL-Workshop: Remote sensing in developing countries. 13.-15.09.2000, Gent.
  • MÄRKER, M., MORETTI, S., RODOLFI, G. & C. ZANCHI (1999): Map of active soil erosion landforms in the upper Mkomazi catchment (KwaZulu/ Natal, South Africa). INQUA XV International Congress, 3.-11.08.1999. Durban, South Africa. Book of Abstracts, S.88115.
  • FLÜGEL, W.-A, MÄRKER, M., MORETTI, S., RODOLFI, G. & H. STAUDENRAUSCH (1999): Soil erosion hazard assessment in the Mkomazi river catchment (KwaZulu/ Natal - South Africa) by using aerial photo interpretation. Afrikatagung Würzburg: In: Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie;Teil I. Heft 5/6, p. 641-653, Stuttgart