Curriculum Vitae

Tina Christmann


PhD in Geography & the Environment,
University of Oxford


Two-year doctoral degree as part of the Ecosystems Lab and Disturbance ecology Lab. Research on tropical mountain restoration and satellite techniques for monitoring and detection of restoration variables. Research projects on fire in the Andes and on broader Restoration Ecology.

Thesis title 'Remote sensing to assess ecosystem change and restoration in tropical mountain ecosystems'

MPhil in Biodiversity, Conservation & Management,

University of Oxford


Two-year international research master spanning knowledge of biodiversity science, conservation governance & technologies to global change and ecosystem science.

Master thesis 'Conservation and functional ecology of mountain ecosystems in South America'

BSc Ecology & Environmental Planning,

TU Berlin


Four-year bachelor degree focused on environmental science and conservation in Germany. Specialisation on climatology, meteorology, modelling and plant sciences.

Bachelor thesis 'How do urban grasslands respond to the urban heat island?'

Scholarships & awards


  • Rhodes Scholarship 

  • Sir Peter Elworthy Grant for environmental research

  • Deutschlandstipendium

  • Sporthilfe Deutsche Bank Stipendium


Skills & engagements



  • Teaching assistant on Master in Biodiversity, Conservation & Management

  • Teaching of various field courses and online seminars

Applied ecology

  • Soil and vegetation cartography

  • Hydrological and climatological measurements

  • Carbon cycle measurements

  • Functional trait assessments

  • Restoration ecology

Ecological modelling

  • Remote sensing theory & practice

  • Satellite data analysis in R, ArcGIS, QGIS and Google Earth Engine

  • Statistical modelling in R Studio


  • Geoinformation Systems (ArcGIS, QGIS) and Urban Planning (Vectorworks)

  • Knowledge of German landscape planning and international environmental impact assessment procedures


2021: Presentation at the Oxford Germany Society Graduate Research Symposium.

2021: Guest editor for Restoration Ecology special feature 'Young voices in the UN Decade of restoration'

2021: Symposium organisation and presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of Tropical Biology (ATBC) on 'A roadmap for restoration in tropical mountains'

2021: Oxford School of Climate Change, Presentation on 'Ecosystem restoration in tropical mountains in the light of climate change'

2021: Tropical Forest Coffee Series, Presentation on 'Functional ecology of tree islands in the Atlantic forest'​


  • Fluent in: German, Italian, English and French

  • Good knowledge of: Portuguese and Spanish


Sports career



2021.              2nd place at British University Championships Duathlon in Mallory Park.

2021.              1st place at European Qualifier Standard Distance Triathlon in Box End.

2021.              1st place at the Cowley Condors Brill Hilly Time Trial and new course record.

2021.              Team victory at the Oxford-Cambridge Varsity cycling time trial.

2021.              Win of the Oxford-Cambridge Varsity triathlon at the AllNation Sprint triathlon.


2019/2020.      President of the Oxford University Women’s Boat Club.

2018-2020.      Rower for the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Races.

2017.               Bronze in the quadruple skull at under 23 world rowing championships in Plovdiv.

2014.               Silver in the double at under 19 world rowing championships in Hamburg.

2013.               4th place in the single at under 19 world rowing championships in Trakai.

2013-2017.       Participation at four rowing world championships and victory of 10 national titles.​

Awards & prizes

2019.              Oxford Vincent’s Club award for academic and sporting excellence

2013-2017.      Scholar of “Deutsche Sporthilfe”.

2013/2014.      Sportswomen the year of the city of Hanau.