Workgroup Endangered Species Conservation

Dr. Eckhard Gottschalk

Research Interests
Area requirements of animal populations
Causes of population dynamics
Declines in farmland birds
Management of farmland birds

Teaching
Monitoring of threatened bird species
Habitat requirements (radio tracking, mapping, experiments)
Management of farmland birds
Modelling extinction risk
Excursions

Geographical Foci
Germany, Mongolia

Current Projects


Long-term projects


Completed projects

  • Evaluierung von Schutzmaßnahmen für den Rotmilan und Untersuchungen zur Nahrungsverfügbarkeit (verschiedene Geldgeber, BfN)
  • Influence of insects on vegetation patterns in a river valley in northern Mongolia
  • Species survival in fragmented landscapes (1993-1996 BMBF)
  • Spatial-temporal pattern of population dynamics and its impact on survival (2000 - 2003, UFZ Leipzig/Halle)
  • Grundlage für die Entwicklung einer nationalen Strategie gegen invasive gebietsfremde Arten. (2006-2007, Bundesamt für Naturschutz)