Nahrungsnetze, Biodiversität, Bestäubung und natürliche Schädlingsbekämpfung in vom Menschen genutzten Landschaften

Key research expertise


  • Biodiversity patterns and associated ecosystem functioning at different spatial and temporal scales (local vs. landscape effects)
  • Habitat fragmentation; beta diversity; spatial ecology
  • Biodiversity and associated ecosystem services in managed and natural systems, plant and animal communities
  • Biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships (herbivory, predation, parasitism, pollination)
  • Quantitative food webs and multitrophic interactions in human modified habitats
  • Ecosystem services and biological effectiveness of agri-environmental schemes
  • Multidisciplinary studies bridging the science - practice gap in nature conservation
    Environmental education