Pinke, Zsolt

 

Assignment

Senior Research Fellow

Qualification

MA (History, University of Pécs, 2001)

Scientific Degree

Ph.D. (History, University of Pécs, 2015; Environmental science, SZIE, 2018)

Language Skills

 Engish, French, Latin, Russian

Research

Climate change impact on grain yields in drought vulnerable plains of the Northern Hemisphere and a response to the challenge; Investigation for the opportunities of landscape restoration; Long term interactions between social and environmental structures

Contact Location: Southern Block 1.502
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Education

  • Environmental history
  • Environmental history of the Hungarian Plain
  • Global food security and climate change 

Prizes, Awards, Scholarships

  • 2020– Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Fellowship at the Aarhus University, Department of Agroecology
  • 2020– Agronomy, Topic Editor
  • 2020 Certificate of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence
  • 2019 Certificate of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence
  • 2018- Postdoctoral fellowship of the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund of Hungary at the Department of Physical Geography of Eötvös Lóránd University
  • Elsevier reviewer award: Outstanding reviewer (within the top 10th percentile) of the Journal of Historical Geography
  • 2013–2014. Research fellowship for doctoral candidates in the National Excellence Program co-financed by the European Social Fund and the State of Hungary (excellent qualification)
  • 2012 Essay Application for the National Association of Doctoral Candidates, Hungary, 1st Prize
  • 2010 ’In Half Time’ Conference of the Central European Doctoral School of Spatial, Urban, Rural and Environmental Development: 4th National Environmental Economy PhD Conference, 2nd Prize
  • Master Thesis: “History of Tisza River regulation” (in Hungarian), 2nd Prize at the National Scientific Students' Associations Assembly

Selected Publications

  1. 2020. Pinke, Z., Decsi, B., Kozma, Z., Vári, Á. & Lövei, G. L. A spatially explicit analysis of wheat and maize yield sensitivity to changing groundwater levels in Hungary, 1961-2010. Sciences of Total Environment 715, 136555. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136555
  2. 2019. Pinke, Z., Pow, S. & Kern, Z. Cholera outbreaks can be triggered by tropical volcanic mega-eruptions? A hypothesis. Climate Research 79, 151–162.
  3. 2018. Laszlovszky, J., Pow, S., F. Romhányi, B., Ferenczi, L., Pinke, Z. Contextualizing the Mongol Invasion of Hungary in 1241–42: Short and Long-Term Perspectives. Hungarian Historical Review 7, 419–450.
  4. 2018. Pinke, Z., Kiss, M. & Lövei, G. L. Developing an integrated land use planning system on reclaimed wetlands of the Hungarian Plain using economic valuation of ecosystem. Ecosystem Services 30B, 299–308.
  5. 2017. Pinke, Z. A Biased Introduction to the “New Environmental History”. Conservation Biology 31, 1498–1505.
  6. 2017. Pinke, Z., Ferenczi, L., F. Romhányi, B., Laszlovszky, J. & Pow, S. Climate of doubt: a reevaluation of Büntgen and Di Cosmo’s environmental hypothesis for the Mongol withdrawal from Hungary, 1242 CE. Scientific Reports 7, 12695. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-12128-6.
  7. 2017. Pinke, Z. & Lövei, G. L. Increasing temperature cuts back crop yields in Hungary over the last  90 years. Global Change Biology 23, 5426–5435.
  8. 2017. Pinke, Z., Ferenczi, L., F. Romhányi, B., Gyulai, F., Laszlovszky, J, Mravcsik, Z., Pósa, P. & Gábris, G. Zonal assessment of environmental driven settlement abandonment in the medieval Trans-Tisza region, Central Europe. Quaternary Science Review 157, 98–113.
  9. 2016. Pinke, Z., Ferenczi, L., Gábris, G. & Nagy, B. Settlement patterns as indicators of water level rising? Case study on the wetlands of the Great Hungarian Plain. Quaternary International 415,
    204–215.
  10. 2014. Pinke, Z. Modernization and decline: an eco‐historical perspective on regulation of the Tisza Valley, Hungary. Journal of Historical Geography 45, 92–105.

Scientometry

Independent Citations: 205
H index: 9
Cumulative Impact Factor: 40,884

SJR ranking position of the articles, Q1: 2, D1: 7.

Publications and citations at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Selected Research Grants

  • 2018– Postdoctoral researcher of the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund of Hungary at the Department of Physical Geography of Eötvös Lóránd University

  • 2018– Expert of the Centre for Ecological Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA ÖK) in Hungarian Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystem Service – Strategic investigations on the

    long-term preservation and development of natural heritage of community importance and on the implementation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2020 objective

  • 2017– Member, 2ka Paleoclimatology Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

  • 2015–2017 European land use coordinator of the PAGES LandCover6K project 

  • 2014–2016 Mediator of Deep Forest Ltd – MTA ÖK consortium among academic and industrial partners in the LEGO habitat rehabilitation project (the first habitat restoration project that took place in the field of a working giant factory in Nyíregyháza, Hungary)

  • 2013–2014 Research fellowship for doctoral candidates in the National Excellence Program co-financed by the European Social Fund and the State of Hungary (excellent qualification)

  • 2012 Member, Communication and Knowledge Transfer in Medieval Monastic Networks (International Research Programme led by Central European University

  • 2011 Expert of National Office of Cultural Heritage (KÖH) in TÉKA Landscape Valuation and Characterisation International Research Programme (Norway Grant)