A1 Molecular adaptation to the environment

A1.P-1Florian Battke, Kerstin Leopold, Marina Maier, Urs Schmidhalter, Dieter Ernst, Michael SchusterPalladium exposure of barley: uptake and effects ...more
A1.P-2Janna Groeneveld, Karl Schmid, Ingo EnsmingerAdaptation of Douglas-fir to drought stress ...more
A1.P-3René Kerner, Maren Olbrich, Dieter Ernst, Gerhard Müller-StarckLong term impact of ozone on transcriptom and proteom of European beech saplings (Fagus sylvatica L) ...more
A1.P-4Judith I. Lorenz, Roland Kellner, Klaus-Hubert Hoffmann, Matthias W. LorenzFWGFWGF-amid – a novel molecule inhibits ecdysteroid release in larval Gryllus bimaculatus ...more
A1.P-5Barbara Rudolph, Imke Oncken, Norbert JürgensPhylogeographic analyses of the Mesembryanthemum barklyi/ M. squamulosum complex (Aizoaceae) within the winter/summer rainfall ecotone in Southern Africa ...more
A1.P-6Annika Schiffmann, Rebecca Lange, Wolters Volkmar, Walter Durka, Diekötter TimImpact of habitat fragmentation and matrix quality on the genetic structure of a bush cricket at small spatial scales ...more
A1.P-7Julia Schor, Sascha Liepelt, Birgit Ziegenhagen, Ilona LeyerCrossability in the Salix alba – Salix fragilis hybrid complex ...more

A2 Dynamics and Diversity of Chemical Ecological Interactions in Ecosystems

A2.P-1Juliane Filser, Nadine Fahrenholz, Michael Birkner, Almut GerhardtThe soil animal activity monitor: a new tool for investigating soil invertebrate movements under semi-natural conditions ...more

A3 Plant Growth and Stress Defence – ‘Dilemma’ or ‘Opportunity’ in Resource Allocation?

A3.P-1Maren Olbrich, Elke Gerstner, Günther Bahnweg, J. Barbro Winkler, Karl-Heinz Häberle, Rainer Matyssek, Gerhard Welzl, Werner Heller, Dieter ErnstTranscriptional signatures in leaves of European beech trees (Fagus sylvatica L.) in experimentally enhanced free air ozone scenarios ...more
A3.P-2Annett Henkel, Sebastian Gayler, Johannes Müller, Frank Fleischmann, Roberto Portz, Wolfgang OßwaldPlant costs of a root pathogen ...more
A3.P-3M.J Daigo Schulte, S. Gayler, A. Kozovits, Rainer Matyssek, Thorsten E. E. GramsMorphology and Physiology Influence the Mode of Competition in Juvenile Beech and Spruce under Different Levels of CO2 and O3 ...more
A3.P-5Tobias Mette, Thomas Rötzer, Peter Biber, Hans PretzschTree mortality and climate history in long term data series ...more

A4 Drought stress - From organisms to landscapes

A4.P-1Maria Auerswald, Astrid Bütof, Helge BruelheideFrost hardiness and drought tolerance as range limiting factors of oceanic and continental grassland species. ...more
A4.P-2Klara Dolos, Michael RudnerThe influence of drought on vegetation dynamics of dwarf rush communities in Southern Spain ...more
A4.P-3Karel Fiala, Ivan Tůma, Petr HolubEffect of additional nitrogen and drought on above-ground biomass of expanding grasses Calamagrostis epigejos and Arrhenantherum elatius ...more
A4.P-4K. Ludewig, U. Friedrich, W. Härdtle, M. Meyer-Grünefeldt, S. Schmidt, W. Schoenberg, G. von Oheimb, K. JensenEffects of summer drought and nitrogen deposition along a continental gradient: A factorial experiment in heathlands, bogs and floodplain grasslands ...more
A4.P-5Bettina Engelbrecht, Liza Comita, Tom Kursar, Mel Tyree, Ben Turner, Steve Hubbell, Rick ConditDROUGHT IN TROPICAL FORESTS: Linking mechanisms of drought sensitivity with plant dynamics and distributions ...more
A4.P-6S. Gourlet-Fleury, Bettina EngelbrechtExplaining and predicting the impact of global change on forest biodiversity in the Congo Basin: the CoForChange project ...more

A5 Plant-Animal Interactions

A5.P-1Gita Benadi, Thomas Hovestadt, Hans-Joachim Poethke, Nico BlüthgenPopulation dynamics of plant and pollinator communities: How stable are mutualistic systems in the face of disturbances? ...more
A5.P-2Florian Bodner, Gunnar Brehm, Patrick Strutzenberger, Konrad FiedlerCaterpillar communities on shrubs in the Andes of southern Ecuador – early results ...more
A5.P-3Eva Diehl, Volkmar Wolters, Klaus BirkhoferResponse of carabid beetles to experimental manipulations of weed presence in organically managed winter wheat fields ...more
A5.P-4Philipp Eereveld, Martin ZimmerInvertebrate-mediated decomposition of detritus from a retreating and an expanding salt marsh grass ...more
A5.P-5Christopher FaustImpact of rabbit grazing in a threatened sand ecosystem: flower phenology, seed production and phytomass extraction ...more
A5.P-6Angelika Graiff, Constanze Grohmann, K. Eduard LinsenmairThe influence of Macrotermes michaelseni (Isoptera, Macrotermitinae) on plant growth in the thornbush savanna of Central Namibia. ...more
A5.P-7Anne Hecht, Lena Kloss, Walter DurkaEffect of species diversity and land use on pollinator mediated gene flow in grasslands ...more
A5.P-8Lena Kempener, Nora Künkler, Martin Schädler, Martin BrändleNo correlation between the extended phenotype and genetic similarity ...more
A5.P-9Silke Knoche, Stefan Kapeller, Silvio Schüler, Hilke Schröder, Ronald BialozytModelling of population dynamics of the green oak leaf roller (Tortrix viridana) ...more
A5.P-10Marianne Lauerer, Nicole Schelter, Anne LiefländerIs fruit dispersal and germination properties limiting for the invasive success of neophytic Duchesnea indica? ...more
A5.P-11Johannes Renninger, Hans-Joachim Poethke, Kerstin ReifenrathCompetition or facilitation? Plant interactions in a myrmecochorus community ...more
A5.P-12Hilke Schroeder, Yulai Yanbaev, Bernd DegenA very small and isolated population with very high gene diversity – how does this work? ...more
A5.P-13Elke Vockenhuber, Christoph Scherber, Teja TscharntkeThe effect of plant diversity on insect community composition in a temperate deciduous forest ...more
A5.P-14Franziska Wiegand, Hans-Joachim Poethke, Kerstin ReifenrathA conflict for herbaceous plants? Defense and dispersal of seeds. ...more

B1 Ecophysiological mechanisms as drivers of biogeochemical cycles in a changing environment

B1.P-1Martin Haßdenteufel, Willy Werner, Frank ThomasEffects of regional climate change on forests – could beech compete with Douglas fir? ...more
B1.P-2Stephan Unger, Joao Pereira, Cristina Maguas, Teresa David, Christiane WernerDynamics of isotopic composition of soil and ecosystem respiration in a Mediterranean type ecosystem following rain pulse events after drought ...more
B1.P-3Tiemo Kahl, Tobias Arnstadt, Francois Buscot, Martin Hofrichter, Björn Hoppe, Dirk Krüger, Gottfried Schlichenmaier, Jürgen BauhusThe effect of forest management intensity on the diversity of wood-decaying fungi and deadwood decomposition ...more
B1.P-4Kathryn Barto, Matthias RilligDrivers of soil aggregation along a land use gradient ...more
B1.P-5Martina Gocke, Guido Wiesenberg, Konstantin Pustovoytov, Yakov KuzyakovEcological implications for rhizoliths in loess as derived from organic geochemical analyses ...more
B1.P-6Evgenia Blagodatskaya, Sergey Blagodatsky, Yakov KuzyakovMicrobial r- and K- competition as driver of soil carbon mineralization: overview of studies under various environmental conditions ...more
B1.P-7Uta Beyersdorf, Thomas Leipold, Michael Sommer, Yakov KuzyakovDissolution of silicates by components of root exudates ...more
B1.P-8Mareike LießSoil Landscape Modelling in Southern Ecuador ...more
B1.P-10Markus SchmidtInfluence of tree and stand structure on whole-tree water use in beech and oak growing in mixed stands ...more
B1.P-11Annett Wolf, Sebastian Leuzinger, Harald BugmannEcosystem consequences of species-specific drought responses ...more
B1.P-12K. Taufarova, K. Havrankova, R. Czerny, D. JanoušLosses in net ecosystem production of norway spruce forest caused by atmospheric factors ...more
B1.P-13Eva Darenova, Marian Pavelka, Dalibor JanousChanges of CO2 efflux parameters in forest and grassland ecosystems after rain events ...more

B2 Complex Terrain and Ecological Heterogeneity (TERRECO) - Evaluating ecosystem services in production versus water yield and water quality in mountainous landscapes

B2.P-1Eun-Young Jung, Dennis Otieno, John TenhunenTree Water Use of Mixed Deciduous Forest and Water Use Efficiency of Individual Species in South Korea ...more
B2.P-2Sebastian Arnhold, Bernd Huwe, Bruno Glaser, Yong Sik Ok, Bomchul KimSoil type patterns, soil erosion and management measures in the Haean catchment of Korea ...more
B2.P-3Marianne Ruidisch, Bernd Huwe, Bomchul Kim, Kyongha KimAnalysis and modeling of flow systems in soils under different topographic and landuse conditions ...more
B2.P-4Janine Kettering, Yakov Kuzyakov, Yong Sik OkTerreco-08: Element Cycles in mountain regions under differing land use ...more
B2.P-5Bora Lee, Lindner Steve, Eunyoung Jung, Deo Bumsuk, Walther Gian-Reto, Otieno Dennis, John TenhunenComparison of net ecosystem exchange in conventional and organic farmlands in South Korea ...more
B2.P-6Kati Wenzel, Gian-Reto Walther, Fred JoppQuantification of herbivory in different management systems – Comparing conventional to organic rice farming using Viviparus spec. as a biological weed control agent in the Haean-myun catchment, South Korea ...more
B2.P-7Bumsuk Seo, John Tenhunen, Nguyen Trung Thanh, Thomas KöllnerBuilding catchment scale crop economics model in relation with process-based model PIXGRO ...more
B2.P-8Youngsun Kim, Susann Trabert, Detlef Müller-MahnThe impacts of land use conversion and politics on river systems and the decisions of the farmers in the Haean Catchment ...more
B2.P-9Patrick PoppenborgThe Impact of Socio-Economic Land-Use Decisions on Ecosystem Services in Small Catchments ...more
B2.P-10Svenja Bartsch, Bomchul Kim, Kyongha Kim, Stefan Peiffer, Jan H. FleckensteinIdentification of source areas and the role of the hyporheic exchange for nitrate and DOC export from a catchment under monsoonal climate conditions ...more
B2.P-11Sina Berger, Gerhard GebauerTERRECO-16: Comparison of N2O, NOx and CH4 fluxes as affected by land use systems and climate in the Eger Basin, Fichtelgebirge and in small catchments in Korea ...more
B2.P-12Steve Lindner, Bora Lee, Gian-Reto Walther, Kati Wenzel, John Tenhunen, Chan Ryul ParkThe role of weeds in bioproductivity and CO2 exchange of agroecosystems in the Haean­myun basin of South Korea ...more
B2.P-13Emily Martin, Chan-Ryul Park, Ingolf Steffan-DewenterEffects of landscape context and management practices on insect diversity and biological pest control ...more
B2.P-14Annett WolfCarbon sink capacity of Alpine forest catchments depends on spatial resolution ...more

B3 Multifunctionality of agricultural landscapes: the ecological perspective

B3.P-1Martin Alt, Alexander Ulmer, Daniel Hornstein, Steven Warren, Anke JentschEffects of Disturbances on Biodiversity at the Landscape Level at Grafenwoehr Training Area ...more
B3.P-2Anne Becker, Volker LüderitzPurification Enhancement Efforts in Constructed Wetlands in Southern California ...more
B3.P-3Desalegn Dalacho, Carl BeierkuhnleinLanduse Changes in Ethiopian Highlands and Implications for the Preservation of Biodiversity. ...more
B3.P-4Tanja Rottstock, Volker Kummer, Markus FischerThe role of fungal pathogens for the biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationship ...more
B3.P-5Belal Uddin, Carl BeierkuhnleinPatterns of Biodiversity at the Landscape Scale in Bangladesh Forest Ecosystems ...more
B3.P-6Camilla Wellstein, Carl Beierkuhnlein, FORKAST ConsortiumResearch strategies for the investigation of climate change impact on Central European grassland ecosystems ...more

B4 Ecosystem Services in Human-Environment Systems

B4.P-2Kristin Fleischer, Merle Streitberger, Thomas FartmannEcology of two plant target species (Campanula patula and Centaurium erythraea) in mesic grasslands in Northwestern Germany ...more
B4.P-3Christian Günther, Jeroen Everaars, Carsten Dormann, Michael StrohbachBees like balconies - Habitat selection of Osmia bicornis in the urban area of Leipzig ...more
B4.P-4Ellen Latz, Nico Eisenhauer, Stefan Scheu, Alexandre JoussetDoes plant diversity improve protection against soil-borne pathogens? ...more
B4.P-6Christian Rabeling, Manfred VerhaaghFungus-gardening ants help fertilize nutrient deprived tropical soils ...more
B4.P-7J.C. Onyango, D.O. Otieno, G . K‘Otuto, B. Jakli, J.N. MainaHeterogeneity in Structure and Function of a Moist Savanna in Ruma National Park, Kenya ...more

B5 Analysis of linked social-ecological systems

B5.P-2Daniel Callo-Concha, Frank EwertOperationalizing resilience-vulnerability-adaptation (RVA) analysis in agricultural land-use systems ...more
B5.P-3Ulrich Deil, Birgit FroschSacred sites in Northern Morocco - Conservation status and role for biodiversity ...more
B5.P-4Ahmed HassanRapid development of Greater Cairo metropolis and its impact on fertile land, Egypt ...more
B5.P-5Eun-Jin Park, Sera Lee, Kyuyi KangProposing strategies for sustainable use and conservation of the DMZ and CCZ's ecosystems in the Korean Peninsula ...more
B5.P-6Sebastian Schmidtlein, Melanie Kappes, Martin AltInterdependency of land use and vegetation on Kyrgyz summer pastures ...more

C1 Stable Isotopes in Ecology

C1.P-1Iris Adam, Gerhard GebauerEstimate of C and N gains by myco-heterotrophic plants in a beech forest based on stand level - A quantification attempt by means of stable isotope analysis ...more
C1.P-2Ines Barbosa, Maximiliane Kley, Rudi Schäufele, Karl Auerswald, Wolf Schröder, Flurin Filli, Stefan Hertwig, Hans SchnyderAnalysing the isotopic life history of the alpine ungulates Capra ibex and Rupicapra rupicapra rupicapra through their horns ...more
C1.P-3Ines Barbosa, Rudi Schäufele, Karl Auerswald, Stefan Hertwig, Hans SchnyderLast-century changes of alpine meadows water-use efficiency – assessment by time-series analysis of the carbon isotope composition of horns of an alpine grazer Capra ibex ...more
C1.P-4Michaela Dippold, Leopold Sauheitl, Bruno Glaser, Alexandra WeigeltBottom-up effects of plant biodiversity on composition and activity of microbial communities in soil ...more
C1.P-5Maxim Dorodnikov, Yakov Kuzyakov, Guido L.B. WiesenbergChanges of organic carbon and plant derived lipids in soil organic matter fractions under elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration ...more
C1.P-6David Eichenberg, Gerhard GebauerNative Cyperaceae are systematically enriched in 15N compared to accompanying plants ...more
C1.P-7Ulrike Gamnitzer, Rudi Schäufele, Andrew B. Moyes, David R. Bowling, Hans SchnyderObserving 13C labelling kinetics in CO2 respired by a temperate grassland ecosystem ...more
C1.P-8Till Kleinebecker, Norbert HölzelPrediction of δ13C and δ15N in plant tissues with near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy ...more
C1.P-9Gundula KolbEffects of nesting seabirds on island consumers ...more
C1.P-10Ludwig Lipp, Michael Dannenmann, Rainer Gasche, Hans Papen, Hans-Peter SchmidImpact of climate change on alpine grassland ecosystems: An in situ climate change experiment in the Ammer catchment area ...more
C1.P-11Sandor Mignon, Anette Giesemann, Stefan SchraderDecomposition and mineralization of barley straw controlled by earthworms of different functional groups ...more
C1.P-12Christian Neugebauer, Guido L.B. WiesenbergChanges of lipid signatures in a deciduous forest under elevated CO2 concentration ...more
C1.P-13Maria Podszus, Julia Köpp, Sina Berger, Gerhard GebauerN2O emission and consumption in five important vegetation types in the Eger Basin (Fichtelgebirge) ...more
C1.P-14Katherine G. Rascher, Cristina Máguas, Christiane WernerSugar pool isotopic signatures reflect changing environmental conditions and indicate that isotope fractionation processes occurring during phloem transport are species dependent ...more
C1.P-15Cornelia Rißmann, Michael Elmer, Karin Hohberg, Thomas Raab, Willi XylanderHow does the complexity of soil food webs affect the trophic interactions? ...more
C1.P-16Cornelia Rißmann, Michael Elmer, Karin Hohberg, Thomas Raab, Willi XylanderTrophic structure and complexity of initial soil food webs in a post mining area in Lower Lusatia ...more
C1.P-17Janine Sommer, Gerhard Gebauer, Kingsley Dixon, Martin BidartondoMyco-heterotrophy in a selection of Western Australian orchids ...more
C1.P-18Marcus Stöckel, Cornelia Meyer, Gerhard GebauerBetween green and white – correlations between leaf chlorophyll content and the degree of myco-heterotrophy in Cephalanthera damasonium ...more
C1.P-19Marcus Stöckel, Vincent Merckx, Gerhard GebauerC and N isotope signatures of myco-heterotrophic plants associated with arbuscular mycorrhiza from a tropical rain forest in French Guiana – A new facet of nutrient exchange between fungi and plants ...more

C2 Darkness visible: molecular ecology going underground

C2.P-1Alessandra Turrini, Cristiana Sbrana, Luciano Avio, Stefano Bedini, Arturo Fabiani, Maurizio Castaldini, Manuela GiovannettiA multimodal approach to assess the impact of different agricultural practices on soil beneficial symbionts ...more
C2.P-2Elisa Pellegrino, Alessandra Turrini, Enrico Bonari, J.Peter.W. Young, Giovanni Cafà, Manuela GiovannettiMolecular Detection Of Field Inoculated Exotic Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi ...more
C2.P-3Danuta Kapturska, Martin Hofrichter, Dirk KrügerUncultured basidiomycete diversity along a land use gradient in beech and spruce forests of the German Hainich-Dün biodiversity exploratory ...more
C2.P-4Karin Glaser, Hauke Harms, Antonis ChatzinotasHow does land use influence protistan predators of bacteria? ...more
C2.P-5Kerstin Heidemann, Mark Maraun, Stefan ScheuMolecular detection of nematode predation and scavenging in soil micro-arthropods: a field experiment ...more
C2.P-6Katharina Wechselberger, Johann G. Zaller, Wolfgang Wanek, Thomas Drapela, Markus Gorfer, Marcel van der Heijden, Thomas FrankDo earthworms affect the mycorrhizal colonisation of grassland plants? ...more

C3 LTER (Long Term Ecological Research) – tackling ecosystems and its components in a long-term perspective

C3.P-1Tina Astor, Camilla Wellstein, Carl BeierkuhnleinInfluences of Climatic Drivers on Grassland Performance in a Long-Term Experiment ...more
C3.P-2Peter Biber, Maik Veste, Markus Zaplata, Stefan SeifertHow do vegetation patterns develop in initial ecosystems? A modelling approach ...more
C3.P-3Detlef Biemelt, Anton Fischer, Werner Gerwin, Wolfgang Schaaf, Maik VesteDevelopment of initial ecosystems - I. Monitoring of structures and processes in an artificial water catchment in Lusatia, NE Germany ...more
C3.P-5Markus Zaplata, Anton Fischer, Susanne Winter, Wolfgang Schaaf, Maik VesteDevelopment of an initial ecosystem – II. Vegetation dynamics and soil pattern in an artificial water catchment in Lusatia, NE Germany ...more

C4 Remote sensing in Ecological Research and Application

C4.P-1Yohannes Kidane, Carl BeierkuhnleinMonitoring the Effects of Climatic Changes via Remote Sensing in Afro-Alpine Ecosystems ...more
C4.P-2Thomas Möckel, Carl BeierkuhnleinGlobal Fire Patterns ...more
C4.P-3Christine Plückers, Uwe Rascher, Vicky M. TempertonFollowing plant community assembly and plant phenotypic plasticity in different grassland habitats using traditional ecological and non- invasive high resolution census methods (FieldScreen) ...more
C4.P-4Thomas Seiffert, Rossen Nenov, Thomas Maurer, Werner Gerwin, Maik Veste, Thomas RaabMicrodrone-based photogrammetry for water catchment monitoring ...more
C4.P-5Heike Zimmermann, Henrik von Wehrden, Maria A. Damascos, Donaldo Bran, Maya Svriz, Simone Klein, Isabell HensenRisk assessment of habitat invasibility in Patagonia, Argentina ...more
C4.P-6I-Ling Lai, Uwe Rascher, Tobias Schuchert, Andreas FischbachAnalyzing spatiotemporal dynamics of photosynthesis across growing leaf surface via remote sensing imaging tool ...more
C4.P-7André Moersch, Uwe RascherThe correlation of steady-state fluorescence with photosynthetic electron transport and non-photochemical quenching in winter wheat ...more

D1 Extreme Events Ecology

D1.P-2Achim Bräuning, Bruno LasermannThe manifestation of extreme ecological events in tree rings of beech and oaks in northern Bavaria (Germany) ...more
D1.P-3Matthias Drösler, Jan HeinichenEffects of climate change on ecosystem services of grassland-fen-ecosystems ...more
D1.P-4Verena Hammerl, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Anke Jentsch, Michael Schloter, Karin PritschDrought effects on soil biochemical processes in grasslands ...more
D1.P-5Anke Jentsch, Constanze Buhk, Jürgen Kreyling, Laura Nagy, Daniel Thiel, Carl BeierkuhnleinImpact of an extreme drought event on phenology and biomass of grassland species from different provenances – results from two climatically different locations ...more
D1.P-6Anke Jentsch, Jürgen Kreyling, Carl BeierkuhnleinEffects of Extreme Weather Events on ecosystem functions in temperate grassland and heath ...more
D1.P-7Jung Hee Lee, Bo-Yoon Jeong, Jeong Soo ParkFisher information matrix and Method of L-moments on the Generalized Gumbel Distribution ...more
D1.P-8Wanja Mathar, Norbert Hölzel, Till KleinebeckerEffects of a severe summer flood in 1999 on the vegetation of alluvial meadows at the Upper Rhine ...more
D1.P-9Lukas Müller, Jürgen Kreyling, Michael Schloter, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Anke Jentsch, Karin PritschBelow-ground responses in experimental plots subjected to extreme weather events ...more
D1.P-10Martin Potthoff, Rainer Georg Joergensen, Volkmar WoltersPersistence of earthworm related soil microbial properties in a drying rewetting cycle ...more
D1.P-11Michael Riederer, Yakov Kuzyakov, Thomas FokenInvestigation of carbon turnover in grasslands in Northern Bavarian low mountain ranges under extreme climate conditions ...more
D1.P-12Samuel Schmid, Andreas Lüscher, Eva Spehn, Erika Hiltbrunner, Michael Scherer-LorenzenIMEXCLIME: Impacts of extreme climatic events on ecosystem functioning in alpine grasslands ...more
D1.P-13Henrik von Wehrden, Anja Linstädter, Jan Hanspach, Jan Treiber, Karsten WescheExtreme events and rangeland health – a literature based overview ...more
D1.P-14Daniel Thiel, Jürgen Kreyling, Anke Jentsch, Laura Nagy, Kim Barnum, Carl BeierkuhnleinThe EVENT III -Experiment Reaction of Different Provenances of Pinus nigra to Extreme Weather Events ...more

D2 Winter ecology – the importance of winter climate change for ecosystem functioning

D2.P-3Anne Socci, Pamela TemplerNitrogen Uptake by Fine Roots of Mature Sugar Maple Trees Following Soil Freezing in a Northern Hardwood Forest of the U.S. ...more
D2.P-4Maik Veste, Wolf-Ulrich KriebitzschFrost sensitivity and recovery of photosynthesis of the holly Ilex aquifolium L. during winter ...more
D2.P-5Jürgen KreylingWinter climate change: a critical factor for temperate vegetation performance ...more

D3 Community invasibility and the range expansion of species: patterns, causes, and long-term effects

D3.P-1Anja Jaeschke, Torsten Bittner, Helmut Schlumprecht, Björn Reineking, Anke Jentsch, Carl BeierkuhnleinImpacts of climate change on fauna, flora and habitats as well as adaptation strategies of nature conservation ...more
D3.P-2Chiara Ziello, Annette MenzelInfluence of altitude on plants' phenology in the Alpine region ...more
D3.P-3Moritz von der Lippe, Matthias WichmannQuantifying human mediated dispersal of seeds by vehicles’ airflow ...more
D3.P-4Tobias W. Donath, R. Lutz EcksteinEffects of bryophytes and grass litter on seedling emergence vary by vertical seed position and seed size ...more
D3.P-5Tobias Naaf, Monika WulfHabitat specialists and generalists drive homogenization and differentiation of temperate forest plant communities at the regional scale ...more
D3.P-6Helmut Schlumprecht, Gabriele FröhlichImpact of climate change on animals of the EU-Habitats Directive – results of a literature survey ...more
D3.P-7Aud Halbritter, Bitty RoyTesting assumptions of the Enemy Release Hypothesis: Herbivore and pathogen damage of Brachypodium sylvaticum ...more
D3.P-8Torsten Bittner, Anja Jaeschke, Roman Hein, Helmut Schlumprecht, Anke Jentsch, Carl BeierkuhnleinClimate Change Impacts on Fauna, Flora and Habitats - The State of Knowledge ...more
D3.P-9Susanne Lachmuth, Frank SchurrSystematic variation in competitive ability and reproduction across invasive populations of Senecio inaequidens DC in Central Europe ...more
D3.P-10Andreas Lemke, Moritz von der Lippe, Ingo KowarikNew opportunities for an old method: using fluorescent colours to measure seed dispersal ...more

D4 Vector-Borne Diseases Responding to Climate Change - Medical Ecology

D4.P-1Volker Fingerle, Christiane Klier, Andreas SingThe Bavarian Collaborative Research Project “Vector-borne infectious diseases in climate change investigations - VICCI ...more
D4.P-2Dominik Fischer, Stephanie Thomas, Carl BeierkuhnleinThe use of species distribution models in medical ecology - their possibilities and limits ...more
D4.P-3Karoline Lukaschek, Christiane Klier, Volker Fingerle, Andreas SingSystematic literature review on the distribution of Ixodes ricinus in Europe ...more
D4.P-4Sabine Schorn, Silaghi Cornelia, Pfister KurtVorkommen von Anaplasma phagocytophilum und Rickettsia spp. in Ixodes ricinus in bayrischen Parkanlagen ...more
D4.P-5Susanne Schex, Gerhard Dobler, Jörg Müller, Sandra EssbauerFirst detection of Rickettsia spp. in wild rodent hosts in South-Eastern Germany ...more

D5 Understanding species and community response to environmental change - a functional trait perspective

D5.P-1Philipp Becker, Alexander Kubisch, Thomas Hovestadt, Hans-Joachim PoethkeInteraction of dispersal and local adaptation in environmental gradients in a changing world ...more
D5.P-2Petr Holub, Ivan Tůma, Karel Fiala, Jaroslav ZáhoraThe effect of enhanced nitrogen on nutrient resorption in the fern Athyrium distentifolium ...more
D5.P-3Mira Kattwinkel, Jan-Valentin Kühne, Kaarina Foit, Matthias LiessPredicting aquatic community response to altered climate conditions and land use pattern on the European scale ...more
D5.P-4Stefan Meyer, Richard Ottermanns, Gustavo Pacheco dos Santos, Philipp Hopp, Martina Roß-NickollDoes tree composition of coastal submontane rainforest regenerate towards old growth forest patterns? ...more
D5.P-5Mareike Roeder, I D K Ferraz, Dirk HölscherGermination and establishment of a liana species in primary and secondary forests, Central Amazon, Brazil. ...more
D5.P-7Silvana Siehoff, Ira Heilburg, Thomas G. Preuss, Hans-Toni Ratte, Martina Roß-Nickoll, Gottfried LennartzModelling grassland succession at different land use forms using utilization indicator values ...more
D5.P-8Ulrike Stahl, Christian Wirth, Raphael Proulx, Kiona Ogle, Jens Kattge, Karin NadrowskiUnfolding the functional trait-space of 305 North American tree species ...more
D5.P-9Eva Völler, Oliver Bossdorf, Daniel Prati, Harald AugePhenotypic and genetic differentiation of Bromus hordeaceus in relation to land use in the German Biodiversity Exploratories ...more
D5.P-10Lars von RiedmattenThe role of biodiversity in controlling biogeochemical processes under experimental climate change in grassland ...more
D5.P-11Dirk WesulsPlant functional classification around livestock watering points in a semi arid savanna ...more
D5.P-12Jaroslav Záhora, Ivan Tuma, Petr Holub, Karel FialaSoil nitrogen availability in fern stands of Athyrium distentifolium on deforested areas affected by pollution ...more
D5.P-13Johann G. Zaller, Martyn M. Caldwell, Stephan D. Flint, Carlos L. Ballaré, Ana L. Scopel, Osvaldo E. SalaSolar UV-B and warming affect decomposition and earthworms in a fen ecosystem in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina ...more

D6 Macroecology meets Global Change Research

D6.P-1Hiltrud Brose, Michael NobisPartitioning species richness of vascular plants to analyse the impact of climate change at the landscape scale ...more
D6.P-2Camilla Fløjgaard, Signe Normand, Flemming Skov, Jens-Christian SvenningDeterminants of mammal species richness patterns in Europe: Modern climate is inferior to non-climatic processes ...more
D6.P-3Jan Hanspach, Henrik von Wehrden, Daniel Renison, Carla Coutiers, Paula Marcora, Ana Cingolani, Isabell HensenSimulating the reforestation of Polylepis australis mountain woodlands in the Quebrada del Condorito National park (Sierras Grandes, Argentina) ...more
D6.P-4Toke T. Høye, Jörg U. Hammel, Thomas Fuchs, Søren ToftClimate change and sexual size dimorphism in an arctic spider ...more
D6.P-5Anja Jaeschke, Torsten Bittner, Björn Reineking, Carl BeierkuhnleinSpecies Distribution Models - Research Frontiers and Methodological Challenges ...more
D6.P-6Manuel Steinbauer, Otto Rüdiger, Carl Beierkuhnlein, José-María Fernández PalaciosPatterns of species diversity on the Canary Island Archipelago reveal insights into speciation processes on oceanic islands ...more

D7 Molecular Biogeography in Face of Climate Change

D7.P-2Sylvia Ritter, Josef Settele, Stefan Michalski, Walter DurkaMolecular phylogeny of two socially parasitic, myrmecophilous butterfly species ...more
D7.P-3Nina Sajna, Mitja Kaligaric, Tatjana Kavar, Jelka Sustar VozlicPersistence and dispersal in tertiary relic Hladnikia pastinacifolia ...more

D8 Coexistence in changing environments - between niche and neutrality

D8.P-1Anna Golinko, Steven Higgins, Christina Grün, Christine RömermannIs the state of equilibrium assumption justified in niche modeling? ...more
D8.P-2Christina Grün, Christine Römermann, Anna Golinko, Steven HigginsUsing local scale information to qualify the influence of abiotic and biotic factors on plant species performance and distribution ...more
D8.P-3Carlos Martorell, Hugo A. Tovar-Romero, Flor L. Vega-Ramos, Andrea Campuzano, Delfín M. MontañanaThe role of temperature, morphophisiology and interactions in structuring a high-altitude plant community in Mexico ...more

E1 2010 target and beyond: nature conservation from science to application

E1.P-1Leonie Fischer, Moritz von der Lippe, Ingo Kowarik, Norbert KühnCan urban landscape design be aesthetic and species-rich at the same time? ...more
E1.P-2Jiarong Gao, Y. Liu, Maik VesteEcological assessment of human impacts along the Tang River in Beijing, China ...more
E1.P-3Agata KlimkowskaSeed production in fens, fen meadows and degraded meadows – relevance for meadow restoration ...more
E1.P-4Christina Meindl, Peter PoschlodPitfalls at population size estimations – usefulness of different estimation measures for population viability analyses ...more
E1.P-5Zeshen Feng, Jiarong Gao, Maik VesteRehabilitation of desertified sandy landscapes in Ningxia, China – How to optimize shelterbelts? ...more
E1.P-6Il-Ki Choi, Eun-Heui LeePatterns and characteristics of the non-native flora by biotope type in Jeonju, South Korea ...more
E1.P-7Anna Jürgens, Maike Isermann, Martin Diekmann, Ingo KowarikGenetic characterization of invasive Rosa rugosa in coastal dunes along the German North Sea ...more
E1.P-8Tobias Reiners, Thomas Gottschalk, Tim Diekoetter, Volkmar WoltersHow to model species distribution with inconsistent presence only data? ...more
E1.P-9Franziska Rupprecht, Jens Oldeland, Manfred FinckhConservation of endangered tree species populations in the High Atlas Mountains (South Morrocco) - Predicting habitat-suitability under present climatic conditions ...more
E1.P-10Julian Schnetzer, Henning Werth, Boris SchröderHabitat suitability modeling for alpine marmot (Marmota m. marmota) in the Allgäu Alps (Germany) ...more

E2 Conservation of biodiversity across administrative levels and ecological scales.

E2.P-1Carl Beierkuhnlein, Andreas Schmiedinger, Alexander Ulmer, Christine Mahler, Dietrich Förster, Konrad Dettner, Ursel Drewello, Rainer DrewelloCombining Cultural and Biological Heritage – New Strategies in Cross Disciplinary Approaches ...more
E2.P-2Leonie Fischer, Moritz von der Lippe, Ingo KowarikNothing but daisies? Protected urban grassland habitats and association to land use types in Berlin. ...more
E2.P-3Maike Guschal, Philipp Hopp, Martina Roß-NickollDo Beetle Assemblages recover after deforestation? Effect of natural Forest Regeneration on Beetle Family Composition in the Atlantic Forest of Southern Brazil ...more
E2.P-4John D. Herrmann, Matthias Albrecht, Debra Bailey, Felix Herzog, Martin H. Schmidt-EntlingEffects of habitat fragmentation on trap-nesting bees and wasps ...more
E2.P-5Hristo Pedashenko, Kiril Vassilev, Desislava SopotlievaThe high-rank syntaxa of calcareous grassland vegetation on mountains western of Sofia, Bulgaria ...more
E2.P-6Ingrid Teich, Heidi Hirsch, Daniel Renison, Henrik von Wehrden, Isabell HensenGenetic structure of endemic Polylepis australis Bitt. tree populations in Argentina ...more

E3 Environmental Education

E3.P-1Carl Beierkuhnlein, Christoph Beck, Christopher Conrad, Stefan Dech, Jucundus Jacobeit, Thomas Köllner, Detlef Müller-Mahn, Björn Reineking, Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter, John Tenhunen, Gian-Reto Walther, Volker AudorffGlobal Change Ecology – A Cross Discplinary Study Program ...more
E3.P-2Reinhard HeerklossOEKOTEXT - ein multimediales Lernprogramm für Angewandte Ökologische Ethik ...more
E3.P-3Anne Liefländer, Franz Xaver BognerWater in life – Life in Water: Towards an environmental competence ...more
E3.P-4Daniela Sellmann, Franz Xaver BognerEducation in Global Climate Change: Cognitive Learning and Connectedness with Nature ...more

F1 The Significance of Landscape in Ecology

F1.P-1Rebecca Campbell, Angus McIntosh, Tom CochraneGoing against the flow: community assembly in networks ...more
F1.P-2David Harter, Volker Audorff, Carl BeierkuhnleinGenetic similarities between isolated habitats – Dispersal patterns of crenobiont plant species ...more
F1.P-4Inga Schmiedel, Heike CulmseeForest fragmentation and its effect on vascular plant species richness in Lower Saxony ...more

F4 Dealing with Systemic Risks

F4.P-1Eva Schultheis, Alan J. Slusarenko, Stefan RauschenAssessment of the ingestion and fate of Cry proteins from a stacked Bt-maize in herbivorous arthropods using Trigonotylus caelestialium as a model organism ...more
F4.P-2Sarah Stoppe-Ramadan, Gerd WinterCo-existence of genetically modified, conventional and organic crops in European agriculture ...more
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