Andreas Rzepecki



Thema der Promotion: Comparison of growth performance and stress response of Douglas-fir and co-occuring forest tree species along a climate gradient


Aktuelle Tätigkeit

seit 2013   Dendrochronologischer Assistent im Rheinischen Landesmuseum Trier

seit 2010   Doktorand bei Prof. Dr. Frank Thomas, Geobotanik, Universität Trier


2010-2013   Promotionsstipendiat der Deutschen Bundesstiftung Umwelt (

Wissenschaftliche Tätigkeiten nach Abschluss des Studiums

2013   Lehrbeauftragter, Geobotanik, Universität Trier


2009   Diplom in Angewandte Biogeographie, Universität Trier; Diplomarbeit: Vergleichende holzanatomische Untersuchungen an Sprossabschnitten laubabwerfender Gehölze arider Gebiete im Zusammenhang mit dem Wassertransport

2003-2009   Studium der Angewandten Biogeographie an der Universität Trier, Fächer: Geobotanik, Biogeographie, Bodenkunde, Raumentwicklung und Landesplanung

Mit Safranin und Astrablau eingefärbter Dünnschnitt von Tamarix ramosissima

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Bug report 06.05.2018
There is a problem concerning the creation of the results table in newer versions of Fiji which will stop the plugin from working. A bugfix is in preparation. To use the plugin anyway, please download the Fiji (64bit) version from 2nd June 2014 and do not update at start (Link:


Rzepecki, A., Thomas, F.M. 2017. A new Fiji-plugin for visualizing intra-annual density fluctuations and analyzing intra-annual theoretical volumetric flow rate fluctuations along wood cross-sections. Dendrochronologia 44: 58-65.

Rzepecki, A., Zeng, F., Thomas, F.M. 2011. Xylem anatomy and hydraulic conductivity of three co-occurring desert phreatophytes. Journal of Arid Environments 75: 338-345.


Rzepecki, A., Thomas, F.M. 2012. Comparative tree ring analyses of Douglas fir, beech and spruce growing along a climate gradient in Central Europe. Vortrag am 12.09.2012 in Lüneburg: 42. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Ökologie (GfÖ).

Rzepecki, A., Thomas, F.M. 2011. Comparison of growth performance and stress response of Douglas-fir and co-occurring forest tree species along a climate gradient. Poster 08.-11.05.2011 in Santiago de Compostela, Spanien: Tagung Managed forests in future landscapes: implications for water and carbon cycles.