Jürgen DenglerPD Dr. rer. nat. habil.

Jürgen Dengler

Senior scientist
Plant Ecology Group

Room: Extern
e-Mail: juergen.dengler(at)uni-bayreuth.de

University of Bayreuth, Plant Ecology
Universitätsstraße 30
95447 Bayreuth

Plant Ecology Group

Fields of Research in BayCEER:

Vegetation ecology

  • Patterns and drivers of biodiversity in Palaearctic grasslands
  • Diversity-heterogeneity relationship
  • Methods for extrapolation of species richness
  • Improvement of Ecological Indicator Value systems
  • Broad-scale consistent classification of vegetation
  • Vegetation of Northern Bavaria (including bryophytes and lichens)


  • Global patterns of species richness, endemic richness and endemism rate
  • Altitudinal and latitudinal diversity gradients
  • Ecological niches along biogeographic and ecological gradients
  • Species-area relationships and other scaling laws in ecology
  • Diversity hotspots at different spatial scales


Conservation biology and restoration ecology

  • Red List methodology for plant community types and habitat types
  • Effect of invasive species on biodiversity
  • Evaluation of management measures in conservation
  • Effects of grazing on ecosystems in Europe, Asia and Africa

Experimental plant ecology

  • SIGNAL: effects of climate change, invasive species and land use in grasslands
  • Hydrological niches of grassland species and how they shape biodiversity

Guest scientist at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig: Homepage at iDiv


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Upcoming ...

BayCEER Colloquium:
Th. 2017-10-26
Electrical imaging of subsurface nano- and micro-scale particle injections for in situ groundwater remediation
Ökologisch-Botanischer Garten:
Th. 2017-10-26
Blumen.Berge.Erlebtes: Finissage
Su. 2017-11-05
Eiserne Reserve: Pflanzen mit Wintersteher-Früchten
Su. 2017-11-05
Leibniz, die Welt und wir - Malerei, Lithografie, Installation
Su. 2017-11-12
Unwiderstehlich: BlütendüftVortrag: Wild- und Nutzpflanzen
Weather research site
Luftdruck (356m): 978.3 hPa
Lufttemperatur: 8.3 °C
Niederschlag: 0.1 mm/24h
Sonnenschein: <1 h/d
Wind (Höhe 17m): 10.7 km/h
Wind (Max.): 21.6 km/h
Windrichtung: W

Globalstrahlung: 1 W/m²
Lufttemperatur: 5.8 °C
Niederschlag: 0.1 mm/24h
Sonnenschein: <1 h/d
Wind (Höhe 32m): 10.7 km/h
Wind (Max.): 29.8 km/h