Dr. Pınar Pamukçu Albers

Research Focus

  • Integration of hydrological functions of forests into forest management plans
  • Quantification and mapping of water- and soil related ecosystem services
  • Hydrological risk assessment and management
  • Hydrological and flood modelling
  • Hydrological responses to land use change and climate change
  • Optimization and data analysis of soil, groundwater and surface water load
  • Hydrological and water quality data collection, verification, evaluation and assessment
  • Remote sensing and GIS based modelling and mapping
  • Landscape pattern analysis in landscape ecology
  • Urban resilience through green infrastructure
  • Greenhouse gas inventory country reports and national communications
  • Climate change action plans
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Dr. Pınar Pamukçu Albers

Scientific assistant

3.002

Meckenheimer Allee 172

53115 Bonn

Consultation hour: by appointment 


Curriculum vitae

10/2018 - 12/2020

Nature Conservation Center (non-governmental organization), Ankara (Turkey), Consultant (home-based) for systematic conservation planning in the Mediterranean Region (UNDP/GEF-5) and forest water management in the Aegean Region (GEF SGP), organizing technical field trips and workshops, developing technical guidance documents, and ecosystem service mapping.

06/2016 - 02/2021

Researcher for hydrological modeling: Development and dissemination of a national stream corridor survey method that provides hydro-ecological aid for integrated watershed management plans (with financial support from TÜBİTAK).

03/2016 - 01/2019

Researcher for geodata management and data analysis and development of approaches and methods: Development of a spatial model to estimate the potential of biodiversity for watershed planning (with financial support from TÜBİTAK).

06/2016 - 06/2018

Nature Conservation Centre, Forest Conservation Programme Officer for mapping and assessing ecosystem services and systematic conservation planning in the Mediterranean Region (UNDP/GEF-5), project coordination for enhanced forest water management in the Black Sea Region, stakeholder training in the LULUCF sector (EU funded project), developing an ecosystem services approach and ecosystem-based climate adaptation for integrated resource efficiency in agriculture (UNDP project), and modelling of soil organic carbon under impact of irrigation.

02/2016 - 06/2016

Nature Conservation Centre, Consultant for developing national forest carbon standards and training of forest managers in Turkey.

05/2014 - 11/2014

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (U.S.A.), Researcher at the Department of Environmental Conservation: GIS and Remote Sensing applications for integration of ecosystem services into landscape planning processes.

03/2013 - 12/2019

Istanbul University, Project coordinator at the Department of Watershed Management: Water production services of forest ecosystems in the Marmara Region of Turkey (with Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs).

11/2013 - 01/2016

Istanbul University, Project coordinator at the Department of Landscape Architecture: Integration of ecosystem services into landscape planning processes.

11/2012 - 11/2015

Istanbul University, Project scholar for geodata management and data analysis: Development of a climate change - ecosystem services software to support sustainable land planning.

2012 - 2015

Istanbul University, Landscape Architecture Doctorate Programme (PhD). Thesis title: Integration of ecosystem services into the landscape planning process.

2008 - 2011

Istanbul University, Master of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture (MSc). Thesis title: Assessing landscape potential of Istanbul-Riva stream and its surroundings.

2005 - 2011

Anadolu University, Faculty of Business Administration, Bachelor Degree in Business Administration

2004 - 2008

Trakya University, Faculty of Agriculture, Bachelor Degree in Landscape Architecture

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  • UNFCCC Review Expert of LULUCF GHG Inventory
  • IUFRO Landscape Ecology WP Representative and Regional Coordinator for Europe. Furter information on this project
  • UNFCCC Expert for the technical analysis of biennial update reports from developing country Parties
  • UNFCCC Expert for the biennial reports and national communications reviews

Peer reviewer at:

  • Landscape Ecology, Elsevier
  • Ecological Indicators, Elsevier

Guest Editor at:


Publications

Journal Articles/Editorials

Akça, E., Çullu, M. A., Aydoğdu, M. H., Erpul, G., Aydın, G., Albers, P. P., Tufaner, F., Çelik, A., Varınca, K., Zeydanlı, U., Kuş, M., Gönüllü, M. T., Sevinç, M. R., Doğan, H. P., & Küçük, N. (2022). Cost of raising soil organic carbon for a quarter-century in a semi arid turkish plain: Harran Plain. ITEGAM-JETIA, 8(36), 14-23. https://doi.org/10.5935/jetia.v8i36.821.

Başak, E., Cetin, N.I., Vatandaşlar, C., Pamukcu-Albers, P., Aloe-Karabulut, A., Demirbaş-Çağlayan, S., Besen, T., Erpul, G., Balkız, Ö., Avcıoğlu-Çokçalışkan, B., Perk, E., Atkin, G. (2022). Ecosystem services studies in Turkey: A national-scale review. Science of The Total Environment, 844, 157068.

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Ugolini, F., La Rosa, D., Gradinaru, S.R., Azevedo, J.C., Wu, J. (2021). Building green infrastructure to enhance urban resilience to climate change and pandemics. Landscape Ecology, 36, 665–673. doi: 10.1007/s10980-021-01212-y.

Özdemir, M., Serengil, Y., Yurtseven, İ., İnan, M., Pamukçu Albers, P., Tonbul, C. (2020). New planning approach for the management of forests towards water production service. Ormancılık Araştırma Dergisi, 7 (2), 162-178, doi: 10.17568/ogmoad.690985. In Turkish.

Pamukcu, P., Erdem, N., Serengil, Y., Randhir, T.O. (2016). Ecohydrologic modelling of water resources and land use for watershed conservation. Ecological Informatics, 36 (2016): 31–41.

Yurtseven, I., Serengil, Y., Pamukcu, P. (2016). Seasonal changes in stream water quality and its effects on macroinvertebrate assemblages in a forested watershed. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 14(1): 175-188.

Pamukcu, P., Serengil, Y., Yurtseven, I. (2014). Role of forest cover, land use change and climate change on water resources in Marmara basin of Turkey. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry, 8: 480.486. doi: 10.3832/ifor1242-007.

Serengil, Y., Yurtseven, İ., Pamukcu, P., Tekin, H., Uygur, B., Özçelik, M.S., Aytekin, M. (2015). Estimation of Interception Loss from Forests by using LAI. The Fourth International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics. Istanbul, Turkey, July 20-24, 2015.

Serengil, Y., Pamukcu, P. (2014). Managing forests as complex adaptive systems: Building resilience to the challenge of global change. International Journal of Environmental Studies 71 (1): 117-119. doi: 10.1080/00207233.2013.869990.

 

Books/Book Chapters

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Uygur Erdogan, B., Akyuz, D.E., Sahin, H., Derse, M.A. (2022). Integrating Blue-Green Infrastructure into Dense Urban Watersheds in Istanbul for Increased Flood Resilience. In: La Rosa, D., Privitera, R. (eds) Innovation in Urban and Regional Planning. INPUT 2021. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 242. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-96985-1_3

Inan, M., Ozkan, U., Pamukcu-Albers, P. (2021). Uzaktan Algılama Yöntemleri. In: Akarsu Koridorlarında Hidroekolojik Etüt Yöntemleri. Arena Kağıtçılık Matbaacılık İç ve Dış TİC. LTD. ŞTİ.

Gökbulak, F., Sahin, N., Pamukcu-Albers, P. (2021). Akarsu Vejetasyonu Etüt Yöntemleri. In: Akarsu Koridorlarında Hidroekolojik Etüt Yöntemleri. Arena Kağıtçılık Matbaacılık İç ve Dış TİC. LTD. ŞTİ.

Pamukçu Albers, P., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S., Çalışkan, B.K., Kılıç, M., Lise, Y., Zeydanlı, U., Oliver, C.D. (2020). Guidebook of Integration of Forest Hydrological Functions into Forest Management Plans. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara, 136 p. ISBN 978-605-06990-7-4. In Turkish.

Lise, Y., Pamukçu Albers, P., Balkız, Ö. (2020). Forest Ecosystem Services. p. 149-176. Ülgen, H., Zeydanlı, U., Lise, Y. (ed.). 2020. Forest and Biodiversity. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. ISBN: 978-605-06990-2-9. In Turkish.

Balkız, Ö., Bucak, T., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S., Ülker, E.D., Tüfekcioğlu, İ., Bilgin, G.D., Pamukçu Albers, P., Durmuş, M., Turak, A., Aslan, A.T., Taş, S., Kurtoğlu, S., Bilgin, C., Otrakçıer, T., Özbağdatlı, N., Kurt, B., Küçük, M., Kamiloğlu, M., Lise, Y., Zeydanlı, U. (2020). Evaluation according to the Sustainable Forest Management Criteria and Indicators of Muğla Forest Regional Directorate and Köyceğiz Forest Management Directorate. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Balkız, Ö., Bucak, T., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S., Ülker, E.D., Tüfekcioğlu, İ., Bilgin, G.D., Pamukçu Albers, P., Durmuş, M., Turak, A., Aslan, A.T., Taş, S., Kurtoğlu, S., Bilgin, C., Otrakçıer, T., Özbağdatlı, N., Kurt, B., Küçük, M., Kamiloğlu, M., Lise, Y., Zeydanlı, U. (2020). Evaluation according to the Sustainable Forest Management Criteria and Indicators of Adana Forest Regional Directorate and Pos Forest Management Directorate. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Balkız, Ö., Bucak, T., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S., Ülker, E.D., Tüfekcioğlu, İ., Bilgin, G.D., Pamukçu Albers, P., Durmuş, M., Turak, A., Aslan, A.T., Taş, S., Kurtoğlu, S., Bilgin, C., Otrakçıer, T., Özbağdatlı, N., Kurt, B., Küçük, M., Kamiloğlu, M., Lise, Y., Zeydanlı, U. (2020). Evaluation according to the Sustainable Forest Management Criteria and Indicators of Antalya Forest Regional Directorate and Gazipaşa Forest Management Directorate. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara.

Balkız, Ö., Bucak, T., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S., Ülker, E.D., Tüfekcioğlu, İ., Bilgin, G.D., Pamukçu Albers, P., Durmuş, M., Turak, A., Aslan, A.T., Taş, S., Kurtoğlu, S., Bilgin, C., Otrakçıer, T., Özbağdatlı, N., Kurt, B., Küçük, M., Kamiloğlu, M., Lise, Y., Zeydanlı, U. (2020). Evaluation according to the Sustainable Forest Management Criteria and Indicators of Kahramanmaraş Forest Regional Directorate and Andırın Forest Management Directorate. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Serengil, Y., Özdemir, E., Pamukçu Albers, P., Özkan, U. (2018). The critical role of forests and related ecosystems in combatting climate change: carbon sequestration and water production. İklim Değişikliği ve Kalkınma. ISBN: 978-605-2270-19-6. In Turkish.

Pamukçu Albers, P., Lise, Y., Özdemir, E. (2018). Developing Forest Carbon Standard in Turkey: A Proposal for National Afforestation Carbon Standard. Nature Conservation Centre and General Directorate of Forestry, Ankara. In Turkish.

Ülgen, H., Günes, Y. (2016). Prepared by: Melike Kuş, Pınar Pamukçu Albers, Yıldıray Lise. Carbon Sequestration through Afforestation. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Türkmenoğlu Bayraktar, N., Pamukçu, P. (2014). Değirmendere with Geographical, Climatic and Meteorological Data. Kent ile Kır Arasında Bir Yer: Değirmendere. Ed.: Mine Artu. Gölcük Belediyesi. ISBN: 978-975-96506-6-7. In Turkish.

Türkmenoğlu Bayraktar, N., İnan, M., Pamukçu, P. (2014). Factors Shaping Traditional Texture. Kent ile Kır Arasında Bir Yer: Değirmendere. Ed.: Mine Artu. Gölcük Belediyesi. ISBN: 978-975-96506-6-7. In Turkish.

 

Technical Publications

Pamukçu Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkız, Ö. (2019). Technical Report on Integration of Forest Ecosystem Services into Forest Management Plans: Andırın Forest Management Directorate. Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Pamukçu Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkız, Ö. (2019). Technical Report on Integration of Forest Ecosystem Services into Forest Management Plans: Pos Forest Management Directorate. Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Pamukçu Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkız, Ö. (2019). Technical Report on Integration of Forest Ecosystem Services into Forest Management Plans: Gülnar Forest Management Directorate. Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Pamukçu Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkız, Ö. (2019). Technical Report on Integration of Forest Ecosystem Services into Forest Management Plans: Gazipaşa Forest Management Directorate. Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Pamukçu Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkız, Ö. (2019). Technical Report on Integration of Forest Ecosystem Services into Forest Management Plans: Köyceğiz Forest Management Directorate. Integrated Approach to Management of Forests in Turkey, with Demonstration in High Conservation Value Forests in the Mediterranean Region. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Pamukçu Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkız, Ö., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S., Zeydanlı, U. (2018). Mediterranean Integrated Forest Management Project: Forest Ecosystem Products and Services as Planning Tools. Nature Conservation Centre, Ankara. In Turkish.

Lise, Y., Balkız, Ö., Pamukçu-Albers, P., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S. Kuş, M. (2018). The Report of Ecosystem Services Mapping Method. Nature Conservation Centre. Integrated Resource Efficiency in Agriculture and Agro-based Industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region Project. Ankara. In Turkish.

 

Conference Abstracts

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Evers, M., Höreth, K. (2022). Identification of different pathways based on flood-related challenges at different watershed scales in Germany. The IALE 2022 European Landscape Ecology Congress. Online, 11-15 July 2022.

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Uygur, B.E., Eren, D.A., Sahin, H., Derse, M.A. (2021). Integrating blue-green infrastructure into dense urban watersheds in Istanbul for increased flood resilience. 11th International Conference on Innovation in Urban and Regional Planning (INPUT). Catania, Italy, 8-10 September 2021.

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkiz, O., Zeydanli, U. (2020). Assessment of multiple ecosystem services and integration into forest management plans in the Mediterranean. EFI Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services across the globe. Bonn, Germany, 26-27 February 2020.

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Erdem, N., Serengil, Y. (2017). Impacts of landscape pattern on water flow regulation service of forest ecosystems. IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017: The Green-Blue Nexus: Forests, Landscapes and Services. Halle, Germany, 24-29 September 2017.

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Lise, Y., Balkiz, O., Zeydanli, U. (2017). How to integrate water related ecosystem services into forest management plans? – A case study in Mediterranean forests of Turkey. IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017: The Green-Blue Nexus: Forests, Landscapes and Services. Halle, Germany, 24-29 September 2017.

Pamukcu-Albers, P., Serengil, Y. (2017). Qualification of carbon stocks based on imperviousness of urban areas: a case study from Istanbul. GreenInUrbs - Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities. Orvieto, Italy, 4-7 April 2017.

Pamukcu, P., Serengil, Y. (2015). A Comparison of Field Methods to Estimate Carbon Storage and Biodiversity Services of Ecosystems. XIV World Forestry Congress, Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future. Durban, South Africa, 7-11 September 2015.

Pamukcu, P., Serengil, Y., Uzun, A. (2015). Soil Conservation and Water Production Services of Ecosystems and Their Inclusion into Landscape Planning in Sprawling Cities. IUFRO Sustaining ecosystem services in forest landscapes – concepts, research, and applications. Tartu, Estonia, 23-30 August 2015.

Pamukcu, P., Randhir, T.O., Serengil, Y. (2015). A Hydrological Evaluation of Forest Fragmentation along Urban-Rural Transition using SWAT Model. IUFRO 2015 International Congress – GreenInUrbs & IUFRO RG 7.01. Nice, France, June 1-5, 2015.

Pamukcu, P., Serengil, Y. (2014). Prediction of Channel Erosion in Watersheds along Urban-Rural Transition. XXIV IUFRO World Congress: Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research. Salt Lake City, UT, USA, October 5-11, 2014.

Serengil, Y., Tekin, H., Sengönül, K., Inan, M., Yurtseven, I., Uygur, B., Pamukcu, P. (2014). Improvement of forest management towards optimizing water production in Marmara region of Turkey. XXIV IUFRO World Congress: Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research. Salt Lake City, UT, USA, October 5-11, 2014.

Tekin, H., Sengönül, K., Serengil, Y., Inan, M., Yurtseven, I., Uygur, B., Pamukcu, P. (2014). Ormanların su üretimi ve toprak koruma fonksiyonları: konsept ve mekansal analiz. Havza Yönetimi Sempozyumu Uygulamalar, Politikalar ve Yeni Yaklaşımlar. Cankiri, Turkey, September 10-12, 2014.

Serengil, Y., Sengönül, K., Uzun, A., Erdem, N., Inan, M., Yurtseven, I., Kılıç, U., Uygur, B., Pamukcu, P., Özcelik, M.S. (2014). Kentsel arazi planlamasında havza ve ekosistem tabanlı değerlendirme algoritması. Havza Yönetimi Sempozyumu Uygulamalar, Politikalar ve Yeni Yaklaşımlar. Cankiri, Turkey, September 10-12, 2014.

Serengil, Y., Pamukcu, P., Yurtseven, I. (2013). A Comparison of climate change and land use change effects on the management of water resources: Marmara Region case study. Proceedings of the International Symposium for the 50th Anniversary of the Forestry Sector Planning in Turkey. Antalya, Turkey, November 26-28, 2013.

Pamukcu, P., Serengil, Y., Yurtseven, İ. (2013). Implications on the management of water resources in Marmara Region of Turkey: Climate change or land use change. IUFRO 2013. Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil, September 1-6, 2013.

Serengil, Y., Şengönül, K., Uzun, A., Inan, M., Erdem, N., Yurtseven, I., Kılıç, Ü., Uygur, B., Pamukcu, P., Özçelik, M.S. (2013). Quantification of water related ecosystem services in urban and peri urban watersheds: A methodological assessment. IUFRO 2013. Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil, September 1-6, 2013.

Erden, H., Küsek, G., Başak, Z., Pamukcu, P., Serengil, Y. (2013). Land use and Land use change in Turkey and influences on C stocks. IUFRO 2013. Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil, September 1-6, 2013.

Pamukcu, P., Erdem, N., Serengil, Y. (2011). Landscape potential assessment in river basins: Riva Creek case study. The 8th IALE World Congress: Landscape Ecology for Sustainable Environment and Culture. Beijing, China, August 18-23, 2011. 


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