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Ecology

Dr. Rudolf Achazi

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Biology

Kreutzerweg 35, 12203 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 8345567
Emailachbiofu@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Ecotoxicology of soils and soil material


Dr. Walter Berendsohn
Professor of Biology

Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem

Königin-Luise-Str. 6 – 8, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 50143
Emailw.berendsohn@bgbm.org
HomepageProf. Dr. Walter G. Berendsohn

Areas of Expertise

  • Biodiversity informatics


Dr. Jens Bölscher

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 702 58
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 702 52
Emailjebo@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDipl.-Geogr. Jens Bölscher

Areas of Expertise

  • High water / flooding
  • Decentralized flood control
  • Water restoration
  • Floodplains
  • Hydrological modeling and measurement
  • Sediment quality and sediment dynamics


Dr. Jürgen Fischer
Professor of Space Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Space Sciences

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 56663
Emailjuergen.fischer@wew.fu-berlin.de
HomepageInstitut für Weltraumwissenschaften

Areas of Expertise

  • Remote sensing
  • Earth observation
  • Remote sensing in climate research


Dr. Urte Undine Frömming
Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Landoltweg 9-11, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 56865
Emailu.froemming@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Urte Undine Frömming

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural interpretation and processing of natural hazards and natural disasters, particularly volcanism, earthquakes, tidal waves
  • Vulcan rituals
  • Climate change: sustainable human-environment relations
  • Local knowledge of indigenous people
  • Regional focus: Indonesia, Tanzania (East Africa), Iceland


Dr. Heribert Hofer
Professor of Wildlife Research

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
Director of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW)

Alfred-Kowalke-Str. 17, 10315 Berlin

Emaildirektor@izw-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Heribert Hofer

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Areas of Expertise

  • Life science
  • Biodiversity research
  • Conservation
  • Dialogue between stakeholders and all involved stakeholders, such as those working in conservation
  • Epidemiology of diseases and epidemics
  • Reproductive medicine and reproductive management
  • Behavioral biology
  • Partner selection in the animal kingdom
  • Social mammals
  • Alterations in animal behavior due to global warming
  • Bird migration
  • Hibernation
  • Predators
  • Wolves
  • Stress in wild animals


Dr. Regine Jahn

Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem

Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 501 42
Emailr.jahn@bgbm.org
HomepageDr. Regine Jahn

Areas of Expertise

  • Algae
  • Diatoms in terms of (taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography)
  • Bio-indicators for monitoring water


Dr. Jonathan Jeschke
Professor of Ecological Novelty

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Ecological Novelty

Königin-Luise-Straße 1-3, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 710 46
Emailjonathan.jeschke@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Jonathan Jeschke

Areas of Expertise

  • Invasive species
  • Alien species
  • Neozoa
  • Ecological novelty
  • Anthropocene
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservaiton biology
  • Endangered species
  • Predators
  • Prey


Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder
Professor of Geology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 701 06
Emailreinhold.leinfelder@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropocene
  • Coral reefs
  • Sustainability transformation
  • Research communication
  • Museology
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


Dr. Eberhard Reimer
Professor of Meteorology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Meteorology

Carl-Heinrich-Becker-Weg 6-10, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 30614050
Emailreimer@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Eberhard Reimer

Areas of Expertise

  • Contaminant transport
  • Air pollution control
  • Weather forecast
  • Climate change in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East
  • Precipitation and local extrema
  • Floods in the Berlin area and in eastern Germany
  • Water cycle
  • Urban climate


Dr. Frank Riedel
Professor of Paleontology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Paleontology

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 702 83
Emailpaleobio@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Frank Riedel

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate and environmental change (including in ancient civilizations)
  • Dynamics of ecosystems
  • Regional focus: southern Africa, Caspian region, central Asia, Tibet and the Himalayas, China, eastern Siberia (Lake Baikal)


Dr. Matthias Rillig
Professor of Plant Ecology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Biology / Plant Ecology
Dahlem Center of Plant Sciences

Altensteinstraße 6, 14195 Berlin

Emailrillig@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Matthias Rillig

Areas of Expertise

  • Soil ecology
  • Microbial ecology
  • Soil structure


Dr. Jens Rolff
Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Rolff Group - Evolutionary Biology

Königin-Luise-Straße 1-3, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 54893
Emailjens.rolff@fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Evolution
  • Experimental evolution
  • Insects
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Evolutionary immunology


Dr. Achim Schulte
Professor of Physical Geography

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences

Malteserstr. 74-100, Haus H, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 702 53
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 702 52
Emailachim.schulte@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Achim Schulte

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental hydrology and resource management
  • Drainage extremes (low and high water flow)
  • Watershed management


Dr. Brigitta Schütt
Professor of Physical Geography

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Physical Geography

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 731 40
Emailbrigitta.schuett@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Brigitta Schütt

Areas of Expertise

  • Landscape balance
  • Water
  • Soil
  • Land degradation / soil erosion / desertification
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Landscape evolution / landscape history


Dr. Klement Tockner
Professor of Zoology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Biology, Division of Zoology and Human Biology
and Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

Müggelseedamm 310, 12587 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 64181 601
Emailtockner@igb-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Klement Tockner
AG Tockner: Aquatische Ökologie

Areas of Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Water management


Dr. Susanne Wurst
Professor of Functional Biodiversity

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Biology / Plant Ecology
Functional Biodiversity

Königin-Luise-Straße 1-3, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 539 94
Emails.wurst@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Susanne Wurst

Areas of Expertise

  • Ecology
  • Biotic interactions of plants
  • Terrestrial biodiversity
  • Soil organisms


Dr. Ludger Wöste
Professor of Experimental Physics

Department of Physics
Institute of Experimental Physics

Arnimallee 14, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55566
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 56118
Emailludger.woeste@fu-berlin.de
HomepageAG Wöste

Areas of Expertise

  • Modern teaching experiments with reference to current scientific issues
  • Remote sensing of environmentally relevant pollutants and aerosols
  • Lasers for lightning protection and condensation of water in the atmosphere
  • Ultrafast physics and coherent control
  • Optical and dynamic behavior of metal clusters