Centre for Ecological Research

Institute of Ecology and Botany

"Lendület" Landscape and Conservation Ecology

Curriculum vitae of Riho Marja

Publications of Riho Marja


Profiles in different scientometric databases (please, click on the icon):

Academic degrees/qualification:

  • PhD in Geography (Landscape ecology and environmental protection) (University of Tartu, Estonia, 2013. Thesis title: "The relationships between farmland birds, land use and landscape structure in Northern Europe".

  • MSc in Geography (Landscape ecology and environmental protection) University of Tartu, Estonia, 2007. Thesis title: "Relationship between bird fauna diversity and landscape metrics in agricultural landscape: Estonian case study".

  • BSc in Geography (landscape ecology) University of Tartu, Estonia, 2005.


Scientific career:


Honors and fellowships:

  • Visitor scientist University of Georg-August (Göttingen), Germany, 3 months (2016), Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt scholarship.

  • Visitor PhD student University of Georg-August (Göttingen), Germany, 14 months (2013–2014), Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt scholarship.

  • Visitor PhD student at University of Helsinki, Finland, 2 months (2012), Dora scholarship for short-term study mobility.

  • Visitor PhD student at University of Helsinki, Finland, 3 months (2011), Dora scholarship for short-term study mobility.


Memberships:


Professional services:

  • Journal reviewer for more than 20 journals.


Conference organising:

  • Symposium/session at international conference (agroecology session in GfÖ 2014, Germany).


Teaching activities:

  • Supervised dissertation: Liis Keerberg, Master thesis, 2015. Sup, Riho Marja, Hannes Pehlak "Factors affecting avian community and options of creation and conservation of habitats in quarries". Estonian University of Life Sciences.


Research interest:

  • Agroecology

  • Conservation biology

  • Effectiveness of agri-environment schemes

  • Farmland biodiversity

  • Landscape ecology

  • Landscape fragmentation

  • Movement ecology

  • Organic farming

  • Pollinators