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Elżbieta Ziółkowska

 

Research interests

- application of GIS in landscape ecology
- landscape connectivity and pattern analysis
- programming languages in GIS
- analytical modelling in environmental studies

Education

2010 Bachelor degree in Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)

Since 2009 PhD studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Faculty of Biology and Earth Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)

2009 MSc degree in Physical Geography within the Natural and Mathematical Studies (specialization GIS), Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Faculty of Biology and Earth Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)

thesis: Assessment of landscape connectivity using graph theory approach

Employment

Since 2012 assistant in Department of Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

2010 - 2011 assistant in Department of Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Krakow 

Since 2009 Ph.D. Student in Department of Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Krakow 

External trainings and scientific visits 

Scientific visit (2013/09-10), SILVIS Lab, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Scientific visit(2012/10), SILVIS Lab, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Scientific visit(2012/07), Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Forest Resources and Climate Unit, FOREST Action, Ispra, Italy

Scientific visit(2011/06-08), SILVIS Lab, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Scholarship CEEPUS (2010/04), Department of Geography, West University of Timisoara, Romania

Scholarship CEEPUS (2008/11), Centre for Geoinformatics (Z_GIS), University of Salzburg, Austria

Scholarship ERASMUS (2008/01 - 2008/06), Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland


Awards and scholarships 

Award of the Minister of Science and Higher Education for outstanding achievements (2013/14)  

Best PhD student award (2012), Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Kraków (Poland)

Doctoral scholarship Doctus (2010 - 2013)  

Doctoral scholarschip (2009 - 2013), Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Kraków (Poland) 

Grants, scientific and educational projects

Member of research team:
Integration of categorical- and gradient-based approaches in landscape fragmentation and connectivity modelling using GIS&T
Research project supported by National Science Centre, program SONATA, 2011/03/D/ST10/05568 (2012-2015)

Member of research team:
Mountain.TRIP: Mountain Sustainability: Transforming Research into Practice
Research project supported by 7th Framework programme, Environment (including Climate Change), FP7-ENV-2009-5.1.0.2. (2009-2011)

Teaching 

- Geographic Information Science
- Advanced Remote Sensing
- Advanced Spatial Analysis and Analytical Modelling in GIS

Other activities 

Co-organization of the project conference:
FORECOM: Forest cover changes in mountainous regions – drivers, trajectories and implications, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, 06-08 March 2013

Co-organization of the project conference:
Mountain.TRIP: Mountain Sustainability: Transforming Research into Practice, Brussels, Belgium, 17 Novemnber 2011

Member of organizational committee:
Forum Carpaticum: Integrating Nature and Society Towards Sustainability, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, 15-17 September 2010

Co-organization:
GISDay in Kraków (2009 – 2013)

Publications 

2014

Ziółkowska E., Ostapowicz K., Radeloff V.C., Kuemmerle T., 2014, Effects of different matrix representations and connectivity measures on habitat network assessments. Landscape Ecology 29:1551-1570. doi: 10.1007/s10980-014-0075-2

Kozak J., Luc M., Ostapowicz K., Ziółkowska E., 2014, Pozyskiwanie i analiza danych o pokryciu terenu a badania struktury przestrzennej krajobrazu. [in:] Ziaja W., Jodłowski M. (eds.) Struktura ¶rodowiska przyrodniczego a fizjonomia krajobrazu, IGiGP, Kraków, 63-84 (in polish).

2012

Ziółkowska E., Ostapowicz K., Kuemmerle T.,Perzanowski K.,Radeloff V.C., Kozak J., 2012. Potential habitat connectivity of European bison (Bison bonasus) in the Carpathians. Biological Conservation 146:188-196. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.017

Ostapowicz K., Ziółkowska E., Kozak J., 2012. Fragmentacja ekosystemów / przestrzeni przyrodniczej województwa ¶l±skiego spowodowana przez infrastrukturę transportow±. Raport dla potrzeb prognozy oddziaływania na ¶rodowisko projektu „Strategii Rozwoju Systemu Transportu Województwa ¦l±skiego” przygotowany na zlecenie Centrum Dziedzictwa Przyrody Górnego ¦l±ska, ss. 124 (in polish).

2011

Laszczak E., 2011. Quantyfication of a landscape structure using surface metrology approach. Materiały konferencyjne: Four Dimensions of Landscape, 15-17.09.2011, Warszawa, Poland.

Laszczak E., Ziółkowski L., 2011. Opady I pokrywa ¶nieżna. [in:] Rzonca B., Siwek J. (eds..) Hydrologia Bieszczadów. Zlewnie Sanu i Solinki powyżej Jeziora Solińskiego. IGiGP UJ, Kraków (in polish).

Siwek J., Rzonca B., Ja¶kowiec B., Laszczak E., Plenzler J., Płaczkowska E., 2011. Natural factors affecting the chemical composition of water in the catchment [w:] Ostapowicz K., Kozak J. (red) Conference Proceedings of the 1st Forum Carpaticum, Integrating Nature and Society Towards Sustainability. 164 pp. ISBN: 978-83-88424-54-0.

2010

Laszczak E., Ostapowicz K., Kuemmerle T., Kozak J., Perzanowski K., Radeloff V., 2010, Modelling of potential connectivity of European bison herd ranges in the Carpathian Mountains using graph theory approach. [in:] International Forestry Review 12, 5-81.

2009 

Laszczak E., Kozak J., 2009, Assessment of structural connectivity of a forested landscape in Poland using graph theory approach. [w] Breuste J., Kozová M., Finka M. (red.) European Landscapes in Transformation: Challenges for Landscape Ecology and Management. European IALE Conference 2009. 70 Years of Landscape Ecology in Europe, Salzburg, 367-371.

Siwek J., Kołodziej A., Laszczak E., Mocior E., Plenzler J., Płaczkowska E., Rozmus M., Rzonca B., ¦cisłowicz B., Wójcik S., Ziółkowski L., 2009, Geologiczne i geomorfologiczne uwarunkowania wykształcenia sieci hydrograficznej w zlewni górnej Wołosatki (Bieszczady Wysokie). Kwartalnik AGH Geologia 35, 2: 249-261 (in polish).

2008  

Rzonca B., Kołodziej A., Laszczak E., Mocior E., Plenzler J., Płaczkowska E., Rozmus M., Siwek J., ¦cisłowicz B., Wójcik S., Ziółkowski L., 2008, ¬ródła w zlewni Górnej Wołosatki w Bieszczadach Wysokich. Przegl±d Geologiczny 56, 8: 772-779 (in polish).




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