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Dr. Sandra Słowińska
Department of Geoecology and Climatology
Office 411
Phone +48 226978911
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Education

  • 2002-2007 – Master degree studies: Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Faculty of Earth Sciences, specialization: physical geography with environmental protection (master’s thesis entitled: Microclimate of Linje mire and its influence on water level fluctuations).
  • 2009-2014 – PhD studies: Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences

Academic career and degrees

Institute of Technology and Life Sciences, 2008-2017:

  • 2008-2016 - Kuyavian-Pomeranian Research Centre in Bydgoszcz 
  • 2017 - Department of Water Engineering and Management in Falenty 

Institute of Geoecology and Geoinformation, Adam Mickiewicz University, 2012-2015

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, since 2017

  • 2016 - PhD in Earth Science, in the field of Geography, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences (dissertation entitled: Microclimate conditioning of small bogs and their surroundings functioning).

Research interests

  • Microclimates in wetlands and forests ecosystems
  • Biotic-abiotic feedbacks in ecosystems 
  • Ecotones in climate research
  • Climate change and ecosystems

Awards and distinctions

  • 2009 - Beneficiary of “Scholarships for PhD students 2008/2009 – Integrated Regional Operational Programme" granted by Marshal of Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship for the best graduates continuing their education at PhD studies.

Positions held and membership

  • since 2007 - Past Global Changes PAGES
  • since 2011 - European Geosciences Union
  • 2011-2016 - Polish Geophysical Society
  • since 2013 - American Geophysical Union

Other important research projects

International projects

  • 2009-2011 – “SWEX/R - Soil, Water and Energy Exchange/Research”, European Cosmic Agency (supervisor: Dr. Wojciech Marczewski, Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland) – contractor.
  • 2011-2012 - Polish-Dutch Project “Water supply and demand in balance. Demonstration project Gasawka catchment, Poland” (partners: Institute of Technology and Life Sciences, Nelen&Schuurmans, Dacom and Meteogroup) - contractor.

Other activities

Participation in conferences

  • 2008 - XXXIII Polish Congress of Agrometeorologists and Climatologists, University of Warmia and Mazury, 10-12.09.2008, Olsztyn, Poland
  • 2008 – Scientific Seminar “180 years of yew trees protection in Wierzchlas, Poland”, 16-17.10.2008, Tleń, Poland
  • 2009 - XXXIV Polish Congress of Agrometeorologists and Climatologists, Poznań University of Life Sciences, 14–18.09.2009, Mierzecin, Poland
  • 2010 – Conference “Interdisciplinary research – past, the present time, future of environmental sciences”, Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, 15-16.04.2010, Golejów, Poland 
  • 2011 - 2nd Paleolimnology Session “Past for the future. Paleoenvironmental studies for the protection of lakes and peat bogs”, Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland 
  • 2011 - European Geosciences Union (EGU), General Assembly, Wien, Austria
  • 2012 - Conference "Bioclimatology of Ecosystems", Czech Bioclimatological Society, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, University Usti nad Labem, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Slovak Biometeorological Society, 29-31.08.2012, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
  • 2013 - European Geosciences Union (EGU), General Assembly, 7-12.04.2013, Wien, Austria
  • 2013 - American Geophysical Union (AGU), Fall Meeting 2013, 9-13.12.2013, San Francisco, USA
  • 2014 - European Geosciences Union (EGU), General Assembly, 27.04-2.05.2014, Wien, Austria
  • 2017 – 3rd Conference “Climate conditionings of forest functioning”, 1-3.06.2017, Rogów, Poland
  • 2017 – XXVI Balneological Congress, 14-17.09.2017, Szczawnica, Poland
  • 2017 - American Geophysical Union (AGU), Fall Meeting 2017, 11-15.12.2017, New Orleans, USA

Teaching and professional experience

  • 2004 - intership, The Ecological Education Center of Wloclawek, Poland
  • 2006 – intership, Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship Office in Bydgoszcz, Department of Environment and Agriculture, project “Active in the administration”
  • 2010 - scientific expedition in Australia, “Australian Airborne Cal/Val Experiments for SMOS satellite (AACES)”, University of Melbourne 
  • 2010-2011 – Kazimierz Wielki University, Faculty of Earth Sciences, classes in Meteorology and Climatology and Bioclimatic Principles of Recreation and Tourism 
  • 2013 – course in Numerical Ecology (Prof. Alexandre Buttler, Dr. Vincent Jassey), Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Field research

  • meteorological and hydrological research at many wetlands and forests (since 2006 – monitoring at Linje mire) 
  • 2007-2013 - diversity of microclimatic conditions in the “Cisy Staropolskie im. Leona Wyczółkowskiego” reserve near Wierzchlas (N Poland)
  • 2008-2016 – agrometeorological monitoring of Kujawy and Pomerania, Institute of Technology and Life Sciences

Editorial commitments

  • Since 2016 - member of editorial committee “Environment, Earth and Ecology” journal

Publications

Articles, chapters, papers and others | Abstracts, reviews, notes

Articles, chapters, papers and others

Abstracts, reviews, notes

  • Persoiu A., Słowiński M., Słowińska S., Marcisz K., Ionita M., Lamentowicz M., 2017, Heat waves and jet stream relations - nature of dry and wet shifts around the 2.8 kyr BP event in Central Europe, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, 11-15 December 2017, American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, 1 s.
  • Słowińska S., Marcisz K., Słowiński M., Błażejczyk K., Lamentowicz M., 2017, Peatlands as a unique climatic hotspots, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, 11-15 December 2017, American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, 1 s.
  • Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., Luców D., Kołaczek P., Tjallingii R., Noryśkiewicz A., Zawiska I., Lane C., Rzodkiewicz M., Słowińska S., Kramkowski M., Płóciennik M., Tyszkowski S., Łokas E., Kordowski J., Brauer A., 2017, Tornado project - The impact of catastrophic deforestation on the lake and peatland ecosystems of the Tuchola Pinewoods, Northern Poland, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 19. EGU General Assembly 2017, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Słowiński M., Łuców D., Kołaczek P., Tjallingii R., Lane C., Słowińska S., Tyszkowski S., Łokas E., Theuerkauf M., Brauer A., Lamentowicz M., 2017, An impact of deforestation by extreme weather events on Sphagnum peatland ecosystem, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. New Orleans, 11-15 December 2017, American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, 1 s.
  • Marcisz K., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Mitchell E., Jassey V., Lamentowicz M., 2016, Here comes the sun: exploring light intensity as important variable driving testate amoeba communities in Sphagnum, 35th Meeting of the German Society of Protozoology. Saignelegier, Switzerland, February 23th to 26th, 2016. Program, abstracts & list of participants, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, s. 48.
  • Słowiński M., Marcisz K., Płóciennik M., Obremska M., Pawłowski D., Okupny D., Słowińska S., Borówka R., Kittel P., Forysiak J., Michczyńska D., Lamentowicz M., 2016, Hydroclimatic shifts recorded in peat archive from Rąbień mire (Central Poland) - better understanding of past climate changes using multidisciplinary approach, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU General Assembly 2016, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Słowiński M., Słowińska S., Noryśkiewicz A., Lamentowicz M., Kołaczek P., 2015, Micro-refuges as unique synergies of the environment – a case study of Betula nana glacial relicts from a Sphagnum mire (Northern Poland), [w:] Eds. Markus J. Schwab, Achim Brauer, Dariusz Brykała, Piotr Gierszewski, Piotr Lamparski, Mirosław Błaszkiewicz, Dynamics of Climate and Landscape Evolution of Cultural Landscapes in the Northern Central European Lowlands since the Last Ice Age. 4th Annual ICLEA Workshop 2015. 23-26 June 2015, Słubice (Masovian Voivodeship), Poland. Abstract Volume & Excursion Guide, Scientific Technical Report, 15/05, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, s. 116-117.
  • Buras A., Thees B., Czymzik M., Dräger N., Kienel U., Neugebauer I., Ott F., Scharnweber T., Simard S., Słowiński M., Słowińska S., Tecklenburg C., Zawiska I., Wilmking M., 2014, SINOMA - a better tool for proxy based reconstructions?, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU General Assembly 2014, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Chojnicki B., Lamentowicz M., Marcisz K., Reczuga M., Basińska A., Zielińska M., Buttler A., Mitchell E., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., 2014, Project Climpeat – influence of global warming and drought on the carbon sequestration and biodiversity of sphagnum peatlands, Integrating climate change experiments, data synthesis and modelling. Annual meeting and first ClimMani workshop. 12-14th November, Univeristy of Aveiro, Portugal, EU COST Action - ES1308, Aveiro, 1 s.
  • Marcisz K., Słowińska S., Lamentowicz Ł., Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., 2014, Microbes, soil and light: what drives testate amoeba communities in Sphagnum?, Assessing the soil biodiversity and its role to ecosystem services. The First Global Soil Biodiversity Conference. Palais de Congres, Dijon, France, 2-5 December 2014, [b.w.], Dijon, 1 s.
  • Marcisz K., Słowińska S., Lamentowicz Ł., Słowiński M., Mitchell E., Lamentowicz M., 2014, Seasonal patterns of testate amoebae abundance - what influences testate amoeba communities in Sphagnum peatlands?, [w:] Ed. Katarzyna Marcisz, 7th International Symposium on Testate Amoebae, 8 to 12 September 2014, Poznań, Poland. Program and abstracts, [b.w.], Poznań, s. 74.
  • Mulot M., Kroll L., Marcisz K., Villard A., Lamentowicz M., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Mitchell E., 2014, Observational and experimental evidence for phenotypic plasticity in the testate amoeba Hyalosphenia papilio in response to water table depth, [w:] Ed. Katarzyna Marcisz, 7th International Symposium on Testate Amoebae, 8 to 12 September 2014, Poznań, Poland. Program and abstracts, [b.w.], Poznań, s. 76.
  • Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Marcisz K., Lamentowicz Ł., Lamentowicz M., 2014, How hydrology and vegetation modify microclimate of a Sphagnum peatland?, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU General Assembly 2014, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Noryśkiewicz A., Lamentowicz M., Kołaczek P., 2014, Sphagnum peatlands as a unique habitat for the long-term survival of glacial relicts: a case study of Betula nana, 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec. 2014, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, 1 s.
  • Marcisz K., Lamentowicz Ł., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Muszak W., Lamentowicz M., 2013, Seasonal variability of peatland testate amoebae communities in relation to air temperature and hydrology, 2nd Young Scientists Conference World Water Day, March 21-22, 2013, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland. Book of abstracts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, s. 117.
  • Neumann M., Lamentowicz M., Buttler A., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., 2013, Vegetation response to hydrological and temperature manipulations on sphagnum bog – an introduction to the field experiment, 2nd Young Scientists Conference World Water Day, March 21-22, 2013, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland. Book of abstracts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, s. 127.
  • Reczuga M., Marcisz K., Mitchell E., Buttler A., Jassey V., Neumann M., Lamentowicz Ł., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., 2013, Influence of experimental temperature increase and depth of the water table on microbial communities in Linje mire, 2nd Young Scientists Conference World Water Day, March 21-22, 2013, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland. Book of abstracts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, s. 140.
  • Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., Lamentowicz Ł., Marcisz K., Mitchell E., Neumann M., 2013, Microclimate and hydrology of a Sphagnum mire, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU General Assembly 2013, EGU, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Lamentowicz M., Buttler A., Mitchell E., Chojnicki B., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., 2012, Influence of global warming and drought on carbon sequestration and biodiversity of Sphagnum peatlands – present, past and future perspectives (CLIMPEAT PROJECT), [w:] Eds. V. Kožnarová, S. Sulovská, L. Hájková, Bioclimate 2012, "Bioclimatology of Ecosystems", International Scientific Conference, August 29th-31st 2012, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic. Conference Proceedings, Ceska bioklimatologicka spolecnost, Usti nad Labem, s. 58-59.
  • Lamentowicz M., Buttler A., Mitchell E., Chojnicki B., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., 2012, Project CLIMPEAT - Influence of global warming and drought on the carbon sequestration and biodiversity of Sphagnum peatlands, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Reczuga M., Marcisz K., Mitchell E., Buttler A., Jassey V., Neumann M., Lamentowicz Ł., Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., 2012, Testate amoebae biodiversity and biomass in the Linje mire in relation to climate change, [w:] Eds. Jun Yang, Satoshi Shimano, 6th International Symposium on Testate Amoebae, Xiamen, China, 15-18 October 2012. Program and abstracts, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Xiamen, s. 60.
  • Słowińska S., Błażejczyk K., Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., 2012, Microclimatic conditions of Sphagnum peatland in northern Poland and their possible changes in 21st century, [w:] Eds. V. Kožnarová, S. Sulovská, L. Hájková, Bioclimate 2012, "Bioclimatology of Ecosystems", International Scientific Conference, August 29th-31st 2012, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic. Conference Proceedings, Ceska bioklimatologicka spolecnost, Usti nad Labem, s. 106-107.
  • Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., Grzegorz S., 2012, Ecohydrology of a Sphagnum peatland in transitional climate – an interdysciplinary study, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Słowińska S., Słowiński M., Lamentowicz M., 2011, Interaction between hydrology, microclimate and biotic factors in small Sphagnum mire in northern Poland, Geophysical Research Abstracts 13. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 03-08 April 2011, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 1 s.
  • Słowiński M., Słowińska S., Lamentowicz M., 2010, Torfowisko Linje - jako obiekt badań interdyscyplinarnych, [w:] Red. Małgorzata Ludwikowska-Kędzia, Artur Zieliński, Badania interdyscyplinarne - przeszłość, teraźniejszość, przyszłość nauk przyrodniczych. Konferencja naukowa, 15-16.04.2010 Golejów koło Staszowa, Instytut Geografii Akademii Świętokrzyskiej, Kielce, s. 100-101.