Dr. Dorothe Lütkemöller

Professional Experience

  • Scince 2010: Senior Scientist, Institut of Sustainability Governance, working group Sustainable Landscape Development
  • 2007 – 2010: Concept development and organisation of the subproject “Planning- and Consulting Instrument forFuture Climate adapted Soil Management in the Ostheide Region of Germany (organic C - pool in agricultural soils)” as part of the BMBF – project “Klimzug”
  • 2006 - 2010: Project Leader “NatuRegio - Nature Conservation and Regional Development in Bulgaria and Romania” (DBU). Scientific advisor for Bulgarian and Romanian trainee`s development of nature protection projects. Accompanying project evaluation
  • 2004 - 2005: Senior Scientist, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lüneburg. Project Manager for the development and accreditation of new B.Sc/M.Sc. studies in the field of environmental sciences
  • 1996 - 2004: Senior Scientist, Institute for Environmental Communication, University of Lüneburg. Project manager for the development, funding and implementation of further education projects in the field of sustainable regional development in EU-accession countries. Development and implementation of the distance education studies "Communal Environmental Protection"
  • 1994 - 1996: Scientific Officer, German Federal Environmental Foundation, Osnabrück. Assessment of project proposals, preparation of funding-decisions. Development and implementation of a special funding-programme for biological waste treatment.
  • 1993 - 1994: Scientific Consultant, Thalen Consult, Oldenburg. Land-use - analysis of agricultural sites and development of consulting-strategies for farmers in protected water catchment areas.
  • 1988 - 1993: Scientist, Institute of Rural Management, University of Giessen research-projects in the field of soil-science and groundwater-protection. Cooperation-project with egyptian partner-institutions.

Scientific Qualification

  • 1995 Dr. agr.; Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, University of Giessen
  • 1988: Dipl. Ing. agr., Faculty of Agriculture, University of Göttingen


  • Member of the Permanent Advisory Council of the Lower Saxonian Biosphere Reserve Elbe Valley
  • German Evaluation Society (DGEval)
  • German Soil Federation (BVB)
  • German Soil Science Society (DBG)
Dr. Dorothe Lütkemöller
Universitätsallee 1, C12.002
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2963
Fax +49.4131.677-2803

Research Interests

  • Land Use Change and Sustainable Soil Management
  • Regional Rural Development and Nature Protection in TransitionCountries