Dr. Daniel Knitter

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Working Group Prof. Dr. Schütt

Researcher

Address Malteserstr. 74-100, Building H
Room H 152
12249 Berlin
Telephone (+49 30) 838 - 65 349
Fax (+49 30) 838 - 458711
Email daniel.knitter@fu-berlin.de
Homepage www.topoi.org/person/knitter-daniel/

Office hours

on appointment

07/2013 present  Coordinator Topoi Lab, Research Area A ‘Spatial Environment and Conceptual Design‘
08/2010 – 07/2013 Doctoral fellow in Topoi
2008 present  Lectures at the department of Earth Sciences, Physical Geography (Freie Universität Berlin): Einführung Kartographie und GIS, Einführung in die Klima- und Hydrogeographie (WS2010/2011), Physisch-Geographische Labormethoden (WS2009/2010), Einführung Katrographie und GIS (WS2008/2009, SS2008)
10/2009 – 07/2010 Research assistent in Topoi, research area Monti Navegna e Cervia (A-I-9:)
08/2008 – 09/2009 Student research assistent in Topoi, research area Felix Romuliana (A-I-4)
10/2007 – 09/2009 Master studies at Freie Universität Berlin, M.Sc. Geography, major: terrestrical systems, title of master thesis: Archaeological Predictive Modeling of Prehistoric and Historic Settlement Locations in the Surroundings of the Late Ancient Imperial Palace Felix Romuliana
10/2004 – 09/2007 Bachelor studies at Freie Universität Berlin, B.Sc. Geography, title of bachelor thesis: Gewässerstrukturgütekartierung des oberen Schildbach bei Dörna (Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis)

Books

Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

  • Nykamp, Moritz, Bernhard S Heeb, Daniel Knitter, Jan Krause, Rüdiger Krause, Alexandru Szentmiklosi,
    and Brigitta Schütt. “Linking hydrological anomalies to archaeological evidences - a case study from
    the Late Bronze Age fortification enclosure Iarcuri in western Romania”. In: eTopoi. Journal for Ancient
    Studies Special Volume 4 (2015), pp. 77–93.
  • Popa, Cătălin Nicolae and Daniel Knitter. “From Environment to Landscape. Reconstructing Environment
    Perception Using Numerical Data”. In: Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory (2015),
     pp. 1–22. :1072-5369, 1573-7764. : 10.1007/s10816-015-9264-9.
  • Wagalawatta, Thusitha, Wiebke Bebermeier, Daniel Knitter, Kay Kohlmeyer, and Brigitta Schütt. “Ancient
    rock quarries in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka”. In: eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies Special Volume 4 (2015),
    pp. 48–65.
  • Borrelli, Pasquale, Christian Domdey, Philipp Hoelzmann, Daniel Knitter, Panos Panagos, and Brigitta
    Schütt. “Geoarchaeological and historical implications of late Holocene landscape development in the
    Carseolani Mountains, central Apennines, Italy”. In: Geomorphology 216 (2014), pp. 26–39. : 10.1016/j.
    geomorph.2014.03.032.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Oliver Nakoinz, Roswitha Del Fabbro, Kay Kohlmeyer, Michael Meyer, and Brigitta Schütt.
    “The Centrality of Aleppo and its environs”. In: eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies 3 (2014), pp. 107–127.
  • Borrelli, Pasquale, Philipp Hoelzmann, Daniel Knitter, and Brigitta Schütt. “Late Quaternary soil erosion
    and landscape development in the Apennine region (Central Italy)”. In: Quaternary International 312
    (2013), pp. 96–108. : 10.1016/j.quaint.2012.12.007.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Hartmut Blum, Barbara Horejs, Oliver Nakoinz, Brigitta Schütt, and Michael Meyer. “Integrated
    centrality analysis: A diachronic comparison of selected Western Anatolian locations”. In: Quaternary
    International 312 (2013), pp. 45–56. : 1040-6182. : 10.1016/j.quaint.2013.04.020.
  • Vincenzo, Salvatore De, Christian Domdey, Philipp Hoelzmann, Daniel Knitter, Katja Moede, Markus Müller,
    and Felix Obeloer. “Zur Archäologie und Landschasentwicklung im Turano-Tal (Sabiner Berge), Italien”.
    In: eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies 2 (2013), pp. 45–110.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Max Bergner, Barbara Horejs, Brigitta Schütt, and Michael Meyer. “Concepts of Centrality
    and Models of Exchange in Prehistoric Western Anatolia”. In: Landscape Archaeology Conference (LAC
    2012). Ed. by Wiebke Bebermeier, Robert Hebenstreit, Elke Kaiser, and Jan Krause. eTopoi. Journal for
    Ancient Studies, Special Volume 3, 2012, pp. 361–368.
  • Schneider, Steen, Daniel Knitter, and Brigitta Schütt. “Geoarchäologische Untersuchungen im westlichen
    Kaikostal - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2010.” In: Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in
    der Kampagne 2010. Ed. by Felix Pirson. Archäologischer Anzeiger 2011/2, 2011, pp. 160–166.

Talks

  • Knitter, Daniel and Felix Pirson. Infrastructure, Agriculture, Production, and Consumption in the Pergamon
    Micro-Region: Continuities and Changes in the Use of Landscape and Resources. 12th Roman Archaeology
    Conference, Rome, Mar. 2016.
  • Knitter, Daniel. Landscha als Raumkonzept. Raum. Jahrestagung des Exzellenzcluster Topoi, Nov. 2015.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Luise Lorenz, and Oliver Nakoinz. Graves, pottery, and pathways of Funnel Beaker societies in
    relation to their natural environment. Digital Geoarchaeology 2013, NewTechnologies for Interdisciplinary
    Human-Environmental Research, Akademiekonferenz, Heidelberg, Nov. 2013.
  • Knitter, Daniel. Netzwerkanalysen und Austauschsysteme. 3rd Internal ERC Workshop: Kommunikation und
    Austauschsysteme, Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut, Vienna, Nov. 2012.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Max Bergner, and Barbara Horejs. Concepts of Centrality and Models of Exchange in Prehistoric
    Western Anatolia. 2nd International Landscape Archaeology Conference, Berlin, June 2012.
  • Horejs, Barbara, Daniel Knitter, and Steen Schneider. Prehistoric Gaps in the Kaikos Valley - Results of
    a Dierent Perception of Space or Environmentally Forced. Socio-environmental dynamics over the last
    12,000 years: The Creation of Landscapes II. Open Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Mar.
    2011.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Brigitta Schütt, and Michael Meyer. Central Places of the Historic and Prehistoric World - An
    Attempt to a Holistic Explanation of the Formation of Prominent Places. Socio-environmental dynamics
    over the last 12,000 years: The Creation of Landscapes II. Open Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität
    zu Kiel, Mar. 2011.

Poster

  • Nykamp, Moritz, Bernhard S Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Daniel Knitter, Jan Krause, Rüdiger Krause, Alexandru
    Szentmiklosi, and Brigitta Schütt. Identification of ancient paths within the Late Bronze Age enclosure
    Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Apr.
    2016.
  • Wagalawatta, Thusitha, Wiebke Bebermeier, Daniel Knitter, Kay Kohlmeyer, Julia Meister, and Brigitta
    Schütt. Rock quarries and historical landscape of ancient Anuradhapura Sri Lanka. XIX INQUA Congress
    Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization, Nagoya, Japan, July 2015.
  • Meister, Julia, Jan Krause, Daniel Knitter, Bernd Müller-Neuhof, and Brigitta Schütt. Investigating a (Prehistoric)
    Pastoral Landscape using Remote Sensing, Spatial Statistics and GIS: A Case Study of the Nothern
    Badia, Northeastern Jordan. 3rd Internation Landscape Archaeology Conference, Rome, Italy, Sept. 2014.
    Nakoinz, Oliver and Daniel Knitter. Centrality - case studies in Anatolia, Syria and Germany. CAA 2014, Paris,
    Apr. 2014.
  • Popa, Cătălin Nicolae and Daniel Knitter. Reconstructing human landscape perception from numerical data.
    3rd Internation Landscape Archaeology Conference, Rome, Italy, Sept. 2014.
  • Wagalawatta, Thusitha, Wiebke Bebermeier, Daniel Knitter, Kay Kohlmeyer, and Brigitta Schütt. Archaeology
    of Ancient Material Culture: Rock Quarries in Historic Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 3rd Internation Landscape
    Archaeology Conference, Rome, Italy, Sept. 2014.
  • Borrelli, Pasquale, Daniel Knitter, Philipp Hoelzmann, and Brigitta Schütt. Ancient Human-induced Soil
    Erosion and Landscape Evolution in the Apennine Region (Central Italy): Field Studies and Soil Erosion Modelling.
    2nd Internation Landscape Archaeology Conference, Berlin, June 2012.
  • Domdey, Christian, Daniel Knitter, and Philipp Hoelzmann. The Geoarchaeology of Small, Central Italian
    River Catchments. 2nd Internation Landscape Archaeology Conference, Berlin, June 2012.
  • Hoelzmann, Philipp and Daniel Knitter. Geomorphologicalandsedimentological analyses of possiblyhumaninduced
    late-Holocene valley fills in the Central Apennines, Italy. XVIII. INQUA Congress; Quaternary sciences
    - the view from the mountains, Bern, Switerland, July 2011. : http://www.inqua2011.ch/?a=programme&subnavi=abstract&id=429.
  • Geomorphologisch-sedimentologischeDetailanalyse spätholozäner Talverfüllungen inden Sabiner Bergen
    (Apennin/Italien). Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Geomorphologie - Jahrestagung, FrankfurtamMain/Schmitten,
    Oct. 2010.
  • Klinger, Riccardo, Daniel Knitter, and Brigitta Schütt. Comparison of a Digital Elevation Model Based, Inductive
    Predictive Modelling Approach - an Analysis Using Case Studies from Mongolia and Serbia. 1st International
    Landscape Archaeology Conference, VU University Amsterdam, Jan. 2010.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Jana Škundrić, Janós Tóth, Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt, and Brigitta Schütt. DEM based Archaeological
    Predictive Modelling in the Surroundings of the Late Ancient Imperial Palace Felix Romuliana. 1st
    International Landscape Archaeology Conference, VU University Amsterdam, Jan. 2010.
  • Knitter, Daniel, Janós Tóth, Jana Škundrić, Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt, and Brigitta Schütt. Archaeological predictive
    modeling based on geomorphometric parameters: a case study in the Roman Mediterranean. Landscape
    Archaeology. Egypt and the Mediterranean World. Internation Colloquium on Geoarchaeology, Cairo,
    Sept. 2010.
  • Archäologische Fundvorhersage auf Basis geomorphometrischer Parameter - Eine Fallstudie im Umkreis
    des spätantiken Kaiserpalastes Felix Romuliana. Gemeinsame Tagung von AK Geoarchäologie und AG
    Paläopedologie, Frankfurt am Main, 2010.