Dr. Julia Meister

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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 - 70 239
Fax (+49 30) 838 - 458711
Email j.meister@fu-berlin.de

Office hours

on appointment

C.V. 

since 6/2017

Geo.X-coordinator of the Freie Universität Berlin (http://www.geo-x.net/)

since 01/2014

Research Assistant at the Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Geographical Sciences, Physical Geography

11/2012-12/2016

Doctoral student at the Freie Universität Berlin; Thesis: "Human Environmental Interactions in Northeastern Jordan"

11/2012-12/2016

Graduate student at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient
Studies; Doctoral Program: Landscape Archaeology and
Architecture

01/2012-12/2013

 

Research Assistant at the German Archaeological Institute (Orient Department), Berlin; Project: "Arid Habitats in the 5th to the Early 3rd Millennium B.C.: Mobile Subsistence, Communication and Key Resource Use in the Northern Badia (NE­ Jordan)"

10/2009 – 12/2011

Master studies in Geography (major: terrestrial systems) at
Freie Universität Berlin, M.Sc. Geography;
Master thesis: "The Characterization of Tank Sediments from Two Small Tank Cascade Systems in the Vicinity of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka"

10/2006 – 09/2009:

Bachelor studies in Geographical Sciences at Freie
Universität Berlin, B.Sc. Geography;
Bachelor thesis: "Geoarchäologische Untersuchung zur Rekonstruktion des ”Großen Hafir” der meroitischen Stadt Naga, Zentralsudan"

10/2005 – 08/2006

“Work and Travel" in Australia


Memberships


Fieldwork

  • 2017   Göbekli Tepe, Turkey
  • 2014   East Andalusia, Spain
  • 2013   Northeastern Jordan (PhD)
  • 2011   Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka (master thesis)
  • 2010   Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka (master thesis)
  • 2010   Taiwan (student project)
  • 2009   Felix Romuliana, Serbia
  • 2009   Naga, Sudan (bachelor thesis)
  • 2008   Nespolo, Italy (student project)


Wintersemester 2016/2017

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Laborpraktikum)

Sommersemester 2016

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Einführung in die Geomorphologie und Bodengeographie (B.Sc. Seminar im Gelände)

Wintersemester 2015/2016

  • Einführung in die Klima- und Hydrogeographie (B.Sc. Seminar)

 Sommersemester 2015

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Vorlesung anteilig, Thema: Vermessungstechniken)

Wintersemester 2014/2015

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Laborpraktikum)

Sommersemester 2014

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Vorlesung, Thema: Vermessungstechniken)

Wintersemester 2013/14 

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Laborpraktikum)

Publications:

  • Bebermeier, W., Gerlach, I., Gussone, M., Kennedy, W.M., Klein, T., Knitter, D., Kohlmeyer, K., Krause, J., Marzoli, D., Meister, J., Müller-Neuhof, B., Näser, C., Rummel, P. von, Sack, D., Schmid, S.G., Schütt, B., Wulf- Rheidt, U. (in review). Investigating Marginality within the Framework of Socio-Ecological Interaction Models. Edition Topoi. Berlin Studies of the Ancient World (2016).
  • Meister, J.; Knitter, K.; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Schütt B. (in press): A pastoral landscape for millennia: Investigating pastoral mobility in northeastern Jordan using quantitative spatial analyses. Quaternary International (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.08.038
  • Meister, J.; Rettig, R.; Schütt B. (in press): Ancient runoff agriculture at Early Bronze Age Jawa (Jordan): Water availability, efficiency and food supply capacity. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports (2016). doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.06.033
  • Meister, J.; Krause J.; Müller-Neuhof B.; Portillo M.; Reimann T.; Schütt B. (2017): Desert agricultural systems at EBA Jawa (Jordan): Integrating archaeological and paleoenvironmental records. Quaternary International, vol. 434 (Part B): 33–50. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.12.086
  • Bebermeier, W.; Meister, J.; Withanachchi, C. R.; Middelhaufe, I.; Schütt, B. (2017): Tank cascade systems as a sustainable measure of watershed management in South Asia, In: Water, 9(3), 231: 1-16. doi:10.3390/w9030231
  • Bebermeier, W.; Beck, D.; Gerlach, I.; Klein, T.; Knitter, D.; Kohlmeyer, K.; Krause, J.; Marzoli, D.; Meister, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Näser, C.; von Rummel, P.; Sack, D.; Schmid, S. G.; Schütt, B.; Wulf-Rheidt, U. (2016): Ancient Colonization of Marginal Habitats. A Comparative Analysis of Case Studies from the Old World. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 6: Space and Knowledge. Topoi Research Group Articles. 1–44. 
    http://journal.topoi.org/index.php/etopoi/article/view/250/258
  • Schütt, B.; Bebermeier, W.; Meister, J.; Withanachchi, C. R. (2013): Characterisation of the Rota Wewa tank cascade system in the vicinity of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Die Erde, vol. 144 (1): 51-68. doi:10.12854/erde-144-4
  • Berking, J.; Meister, J.; Ullrich, B.; Schott, M.; Kaufmann, G.; Schütt, B. (2011): Geoarchaeological Methods for Landscape Reconstruction at the Excavation Site of Naga, Central Sudan. Die Erde, vol. 142 (3): 289-313. doi:10.12854/erde.v142i3.37


Conference Contributions:

  • Meister, J.; Knitter, D.; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Schütt, B. (2016): A pastoral landscape for millennia: Investigating pastoral mobility in northeastern Jordan using quantitative spatial analyses. 4th International Landscape Archaeology Conference, 23.-25. August, Uppsala (Vortrag)
  • Meister, J.; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Portillo, M.; Reimann, T.; Rettig, R.; Schütt, B. (2016): Desert agricultural terrace systems at Early Bronze Age Jawa (Jordan) - Layout, construction age and efficiency. 4th International Landscape Archaeology Conference, 23.-25. August, Uppsala (Vortrag)
  • Hermann, N.; Meister J. (2016): Quantitative Phytolith-Analysen zur Indikation von Substratschichtung in mediterranen Carbonatgesteinsböden. Jahrestagung des AK Geomorphologie, 6.-7. Oktober 2016, Jena (Poster)
  • Meister, J.; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Portillo, M.; Reimann, T.; Rettig, R.; Schütt, B. (2016): Desert agricultural terrace systems at EBA Jawa (Jordan) - Layout, water availability and efficiency. Jahrestagung des AK Geomorphologie, 6.-7. Oktober 2016, Jena (Poster)
  • Meister, J.; Portillo, M; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B; Schütt, B. (2016): Desert agricultural terrace systems at EBA Jawa (Jordan) - Layout, water availability and efficiency. EGU General Assembly 2016, 17-22 April 2016, Vienna (poster presentation)
  • Meister, J.; Rettig, R.; Schütt, B. (2016): Ancient runoff agriculture at EBA Jawa (Jordan): Water availability and efficiency. International Crop Modelling Symposium iCROPM 2016, 15-17 March 2016, Berlin (poster presentation)
  • Meister, J.; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Portillo, M.; Reimann, T.; Schütt, B. (2015): Reconstructing agricultural activities at the Early Bronze settlement of Age Jawa, Northern Jordan - an attempt to integrate archaeological and paleoenvironmental records in a multi-proxy approach. XIX INQUA 2015, 26 July - 2 August 2015, Nagoya (poster presentation)
  • Meister, J.;Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof,B.; Schütt, B. (2014): Water Management Systems of Jawa, Jordan. 3rd International Landscape Archaeology Conference, 17. - 20. September 2014, Rome (oral presentation)
  • Meister, J.; Portillo M.; Krause J.; Müller-Neuhof B.; Schütt B. (2014): Investigation of past agricultural activities and water availability through sediment analysis focusing on phytoliths, diatoms and other sedimentological proxies: a case study from the archaeological (C/EBA) site of Jawa, Northeastern Jordan. 9th International Meeting on Phytolith Research, 10. - 13. September 2014, Brussels (oral presentation)
  • Meister, J.; Portillo M.; Krause J.; Müller-Neuhof B.; Schütt B. (2014): Investigation of past agricultural activities and water availability through sediment analysis focusing on phytoliths, diatoms and other sedimentological proxies: a case study from the archaeological (C/EBA) site of Tulul al-Ghusayn, northeastern Jordan. Jahrestagung des AK Geoarchäologie und der AG Paläopedologie, 29. - 31. May 2014, Aachen (poster presentation)
  • Meister, J. (2014): Water Management Systems of Jawa, Jordan. Topoi Workshop - Water Management, 13.- 14. February 2014, Berlin (oral presentation)
  • Meister, J. (2013): Landscape Archaeology in Northeastern Jordan - Investigation of Socio-Environmental Systems in the Late Prehistory. 7th annual meeting of the German Young Geomorphologists group (YG), 4. - 6. October 2013, Fleckl (oral presentation)
  •  Meister, J.; Krause, J.; Knitter, D.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Schütt, B. (2013): Investigating a (Prehistoric) Pastoral Landscape using Remote Sensing, Spatial Statistics and GIS: A Case Study of the Northern Badia, Northeastern Jordan. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Geoarchäologie, 2. - 4. May 2013, Cottbus (poster presentation)
  •  Meister, J.; Bebermeier, W.; Schütt, B. (2012): Sedimentological Investigations of Tank Sediments from Small Tank Cascade Systems in the vicinity of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 2nd International Landscape Archaeology Conference, 6. - 9. June 2012, Berlin (poster presentation)
  •  Meister, J.; Berking, J.; Schütt, B.; Ullrich, B. (2010): Geoarchaeological Survey in Naga, Central Sudan, with special Focus on the Reconstruction of the "Great Hafir". 1st International Landscape Archaeology Conference, 26. - 28. January 2010, Amsterdam (poster presentation)


Awards / Scholarships:

  • Best Poster Award:

Meister, J.; Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof, B.; Portillo, M; Reimann, T.; Rettig, R.; Schütt, B. (2016): Desert agricultural terrace systems at EBA Jawa (Jordan) - Layout, water availability and efficiency. Jahrestagung des AK Geomorphologie. 6.-7. Oktober 2016, Jena

  • Young Scientist Award (1st price, oral presentation):

Meister, J.;Krause, J.; Müller-Neuhof,B.; Schütt, B. (2014): Water Management Systems of Jawa, Jordan. 3rd International Landscape Archaeology Conference, 17. - 20. September 2014, Rom