theory & concepts

biodiversity dynamics
community ecology and biotic interactions
conservation biology
ecological statistics
ecosystem analysis
functional diversity
habitat modeling
invasion science
landscape ecology
nature conservation
restoration ecology
spider taxonomy and ecology
urban ecology


animal groups: spiders, ground beetles, grasshoppers, butterflies, birds, pollinators, reptiles, amphibians, bats
methods: collection management, current methods in terrestrial ecology, experimental design, data analysis using R and GIS


statistics: R, BioDiversityPro, Canoco, Past, PC Ord, Spade, SPSS
other: Office, Adobe, Endnote
CMS: WordPress, Typo3, Imperia

Reviewer for:

Acta Oecologica, Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Acta Universitatis Latviensis, African Journal of Biotechnology, African Journal of Ecology, Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment, Applied Soil Ecology, Arachnologische Mitteilungen, Basic and Applied Ecology, Berichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft der Oberlausitz, Biodiversity and Conservation, Biodiversity Data Journal, Biologia, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Biological Conservation, Biological Invasions, Biotropica, Bulletin of Insectology, Community Ecology, Diversity, Diversity and Distributions, Ecological Entomology, Ecology, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, Environmental Entomology, European Journal of Entomology, Forest Ecology and Management, Global Change Biology, Global Ecology and Conservation, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Applied Entomology, Journal of Arachnology, Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, Journal of International Environmental Application and Science, Journal for Nature Conservation, Journal of Insect Conservation, Journal of Zoology, Landscape and Urban Planning, North-Western Journal of Zoology, Oecologia, PeerJ, PlosONE, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Science of the Total Environment, Spixiana, Tropical Ecology, Urban Ecosystems, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening

Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, BMBF/DLR, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, National Research Foundation South Africa