Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt

Fließgewässerökologie und Naturschutzforschung

Publikationen / Publications


Wetzel, F.T., Bingham, H., Groom, Q., Haase, P., Köljalg, U., Kuhlmann, M., Martin, C.S., Penev, L., Robertson, T., Saarenmaa, H., Schmeller, D.S., Stoll, S., Tonkin, J.D. & Häuser, C.L. (2018). Unlocking biodiversity data: Prioritization and filling the gaps in biodiversity observation data in Europe. Biological Conservation 221: 78-85.

Bowler, D., Hof, C., Haase, P., Kröncke, I., Schweiger, O., Adrian, R., Baert, L, Bauer, H.-G., Blick, T., Brooker, R., Dekoninck, W., Domisch, S., Eckmann, R., Hendrickx, F., Hickler, T., Klotz, S., Kraberg, A., Kühn, I., Matesanz, S., Meschede, A., Neumann, H., O’Hara, B., Russell, D., Sell, A., Sonnewald, M., Stoll, S., Sundermann, A., Tackenberg, O., Türkay, M., Valladares, F., van Herk, K., van Klink, R., Vermeulen, R., Voigtländer, K., Wagner, R., Welk, E., Wiemers, M., Wiltshire, K. & Böhning-Gaese, K. (2018). Cross-realm assessment of climate change impacts on species’ abundance trends. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: article 0067.

Djukic, I., Kepfer-Rojas, S., Kappel Schmidt, I., Steenberg Larsen, K., Beier, C., Berg, B., Verheyen, K. & TeaComposition (incl. Haase, P.) (2018). Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Stoten 628-629: 1369-1394.

Mirtl, M, Borer, E., Djukic, I., Forsius, M., Haubold, H., Hugo, W., Jourdan, J., Lindenmayer, D., McDowell, W.H., Muraoka, H., Orenstein, D., Pauw, J., Peterseil, J., Shibata, H., Wohner, C., Yu, X.  & Haase, P. (2018). Genesis, goals and schievements of Long-Term Ecological Research at the global scale: A critical review of ILTER and future implications. Stoten 626: 1439-1462.

Schmeller, D.S., Weatherdon, L.V. , Loyau, A., Bondeau, A., Brotons, L., Brummitt, N., Geijzendorffer, I.R., Haase, P., Kümmerlen, M., Martin, C., Mihoub, J.-B., Rocchini, D., Saarenmaa, H., Stoll, S. & Regan, E. (2018). A suite of Essential Biodiversity Variables for detecting critical biodiversity change. Biological Reviews 93: 55-71.

Jourdan, J., O’Hara, R.B., Bottarin, R., Huttunen, K.-L., Kuemmerlen, M., Monteith, D., Muotka, T., Ozoliņš, D., Paavola, R, Pilotto, F., Springe, G., Skuja, A., Sundermann, A., Tonkin, J.D. & Haase, P. (2018). Effects of changing climate on European stream invertebrate communities: A long-term data analysis. Stoten 613-614: 1185-1195.

Mollenhauer, H., Kasner, M., Haase, P., Peterseil, J., Wohner, C., Frenzel, M., Mirtl, M., Schima, R., Bumberger, J. & Zacharias, S. (2018). Long-term environmental monitoring infrastructures in Europe - Observations, measurements, scales, and socio-ecological representativeness. Stoten 624: 968–978.

Haase, P., Tonkin, J.D., Stoll, S., Burkhard, B., Frenzel, M., Geijzendorffer, I.R., Häuser, C., Klotz, S., Kühn, I., McDowell, W.H., Mirtl, M., Müller, F., Musche, M., Penner, J., Zacharias, S. & Schmeller, D.S. (2018): The next generation of site-based long-term ecological monitoring: Linking essential biodiversity variables and ecosystem integrity. Stoten 613-614: 1376-1384.

Berger, E., Haase, P., Schäfer, R.B., Sundermann, A. (2018). Towards stressor-specific macroinvertebrate indices: Which traits and taxonomic groups are associated with vulnerable and tolerant taxa? Stoten 619-620: 144-154.

Lorenz, A.W., Haase, P., Januschke, K., Sundermann, A., Hering, D. (2018). Revisiting restored river reaches - assessing change of aquatic and riparian communities after five years. Stoten 613-614: 1185-1195.


Pilotto, F., Nilsson, C., Polvi, L.E. & McKie, B.G. (2017). First signs of macroinvertebrate recovery following enhanced restoration of boreal streams used for timber floating. Ecological Applications 28 (2), 587 - 597.

Schmeller, D.S., Böhm, M., Arvanitidis, C., Barber-Meyer, S., Brummitt, N., Chandler, M., Chatzinikolaou, E., Costello, M.J., Ding, H., García-Moreno, J., Geijzendorffer, I., Gill, M., Haase, P., Jones, M., Juillard, R., Magnusson, R., Martin, C.S., McGeoch, M., Mihoub, J.-B., Pettorelli, N., Peng, C., Regan, E., Schmiedel, U., Simaika, J.P., Weatherdon, L., Waterman, C., Xu, H. & Belnap, J. (2017). Building capacity in biodiversity monitoring at global scale. Biodiversity and Conservation 26 (12): 2765-2790.

Schmidt, A.R., Kaulfuss, U., Bannister, J.M., Baranov, V., Beimforde, C., Bleile, N., Borkent, A., Busch, A., Conran, J.G., Engel, M.S., Harvey, M., Kennedy, E.M., Kerr, p., Kettunen, E., Kiecksee, A.P., Lengeling, F., Lindqvist, J.K., Maraun, M., Mildenhall, D.C., Perrichot, V., Rikkinen, J., Sadowski, E.M., Seyfullah, L.J., Stebner, F., Szwedo, J., Ulbrich, P. & Lee, D.E. (2017). Amber inclusions from New Zealand. Gondwana Research:

Legett, H., Baranov, V., Bernal, X. (online early). Seasonal variation in abundance and diversity of eavesdropping frog-biting midges (Diptera, Corethrellidae) in a neotropical rainforest. Ecological Entomology:

Domisch, S., Portmann, F.T., Kuemmerlen, M.,  O’Hara, R., Johnson, R., Davy-Bowker, J., Bækken, T., Zamora-Muñozxx, C., Sáinz-Bariain, M., Bonada, N., Haase, P., Döll, P. & Jähnig, S. (2017). Using streamflow observations to estimate the impact of hydrological regimes and anthropogenic water use on European stream macroinvertebrate occurrence. Ecohydrology 10 (8) e1895.

Bowler, D., Haase, P., Hof, C., Kröncke, I., Baert, L., Dekoninck, W., Hendrickx, F., Hickler, T., Kühn, I., Neumann, H., O’Hara, B., Sell, A., Stoll, S., Türkay, M., van Klink, R., Schweiger, O., Vermeulen, R., Wagner, R. & Böhning-Gaese, K. (2017). Cross-taxa generalities in the relationship between population abundance and ambient temperatures. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284 (1863) 20170870.

Jähnig, S.C., Tonkin, J.D., Gies, M., Domisch, S., Hering, D. & P. Haase (2017). Severity multipliers as a methodology to explore potential effects of climate change on stream bioassessment programs. Water 9 (4): 188.

Baranov, V., Góral, T., & Ross, A. (2017). A new genus of Buchonomyiinae (Diptera, Chironomidae) from Upper Cretaceous Burmese amber, with the phylogeny of the subfamily revisited. Cretaceous Research 79: 146-152.

Gao, J., Ouyang, X., Chen, B., Jourdan, J. & Plath, M., (2017). Molecular and morphometric evidence for the widespread introduction of Western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis (Baird and Girard, 1853) into freshwaters of mainland China. BioInvasions Records 6: 281-289.

Lukas, J.A., Jourdan, J., Kalinkat, G., Emde, S., Miesen, F.W., Jüngling, H., Cocchiararo, B. & Bierbach, D. (2017). On the occurrence of three non-native cichlid species including the first record of a feral population of Pelmatolapia (Tilapia) mariae (Boulenger, 1899) in Europe. Royal Society Open Science 4: 170160.

Höckendorff, S., Tonkin, J.D., Haase, P., Bunzel-Drüke, M., Zimball, O., Scharf, M. & Stoll, S. (2017). Characterizing fish responses to a river restoration based on 21 years of sampling: the role of time and species traits. Conservation Biology 31: 1098-1108.

Barnosky, A.D., Hadly, E.A., Gonzalez, P., Head, J., Polly, P.D., Lawing, A.M., Eronen, J.T., Ackerly, D.D., Alex, K., Biber, E., Blois, J., Brashares, J., Ceballos, G., Davis, E., Dietl, G.P., Dirzo, R., Doremus, H., Fortelius, M., Greene, H., Hellmann, J., Hickler, T., Jackson, S.T., Kemp, M., Koch, P.L., Kremen, C., Lindsey, E.L., Looy, C.,  Marshal, l C.R., Mendenhall, C., Mulch, A., Mychajliw, A.M., Nowak, C., Ramakrishnan, U., Schnitzler, J., Kashish, D.S., Solari, K., Stegner, L., Allison Stegner, M., Stenseth, N.C., Wake, M.H. & Zhang, Z. (2017). Merging paleontology with conservation biology to guide the future of terrestrial ecosystems. Science 355 (6325): eaah4787.

La Haye, M.J.J., Reiners, T.E., Raedts, R., Verbist, V. & Koelewijn, H.P. (2017). Genetic monitoring to evaluate reintroduction attempts of a highly endangered rodent. Conservation Genetics18 (4): 877-892.

Lesniak, I., Heckmann, I., Heitlinger, E., Szentiks, C.A., Nowak, C., Harms, V., Jarausch, A., Reinhardt, I., Kluth, G., Hofer, H. & Krone, O. (2017). Endoparasite richness and diversity increase with population size and change with individual age in a recolonising expanding large carnivore population. Nature Scientific Reports 7: 41730.

Brummitt, N., Regan, E., Weatherdon, L.V., Martin, C., Geijzendorffer, I.R., Rocchini, D., Gavish, Y., Haase, P., Marsh, C.J. & Schmeller, D.S. (2017). Taking stock of nature: Essential biodiversity variables explained. Biological Conservation 213: 252-255.

Gabel, F., Lorenz, S. & Stoll, S. (2017). Effects of ship-induced waves on aquatic ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 601-602, 926-939.

Karssene, Y., Chammem, M., Khorchani, T., Nouira, S. & Li, F. (2017).  Global warming drives changes in carnivore communities in the North Sahara Desert. Climate Research 72: 153-162.

Melosik, I., Ziomek, J., Winnicka, K., Reiners, T.E., Banaszek, A., Mammen, K., Mammen, U. & Marciszak, A. (2017). The genetic characterization of an isolated remnant population of an endangered rodent (Cricetus cricetus L.) using comparative data: implications for conservation. Conservation Genetics 18 (4): 759-775.

Gavish, Y., Marsh, C.J., Kuemmerlen, M., Stoll, S., Haase, P. & Kunin, W.E. (2017). Accounting for biotic interaction though alpha-diversity constraints in stacked species distribution models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8 (9): 1092-1102.

Bowler, D., Hof, C., Haase, P., Kröncke, I., Schweiger, O., Adrian, R., Baert, L, Bauer, H.-G., Blick, T., Brooker, R., Dekoninck, W., Domisch, S., Eckmann, R., Hendrickx, F., Hickler, T., Klotz, S., Kraberg, A., Kühn, I., Matesanz, S., Meschede, A., Neumann, H., O’Hara, B., Russell, D., Sell, A., Sonnewald, M., Stoll, S., Sundermann, A., Tackenberg, O., Türkay, M., Valladares, F., van Herk, K., van Klink, R., Vermeulen, R., Voigtländer, K., Wagner, R., Welk, E., Wiemers, M., Wiltshire, K. & Böhning-Gaese, K. (2017). Cross-realm assessment of climate change impacts on species’ abundance trends. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: article 0067.

Berger, E., Haase, P., Kuemmerlen, M., Leps, M., Schäfer, R. & Sundermann, A. (2017). Water quality variables and pollution sources shaping stream macroinvertebrate communities. Science of the Total Environment. 587-588: 1-10.

Früh, D., Haase, P. & Stoll, S. (2017): Temperature drives asymmetric competition between alien and indigenous freshwater snail species, Physella acuta and Physa fontinalis. Aquatic Science 79: 187-195.

Karamanlidis, A..A. , Skrbinsek, T. ,Krampokoukis, L., de Gabriel Hernando, M., Munoz-Fuentes, V., Bailey, Z., Nowak, C. & Stronen, A. (2017). History-driven population structure and asymmetric gene flow in a recovering large carnivore at the rear-edge of its European range. Heredity, doi:10.1038/s41437-017-0031-4.

Tahir, A., Muñoz-Fuentes, V., Schmuker, A., Buch, A.K., Celik, A., Dutbayev, A., Gabrielyan, I., Glynou, K., Kitner, M., Kaliq, I., Nigrelli, L., Macia-Vicente, J., Ploch, S., Runge, F., Solovyeva, I., Vakhrusheva, L., Xia, X., Nowak, C. & Thines, M. (2017). Genetic patterns reflecting Pleistocene range dynamics in the annual calcicole plant Microthlaspi erraticum across its Eurasian range. Flora 236-237: 132-142.

Wittwer, C., Stoll, S., Strand, D., Vrålstad, T., Nowak, C. & Thines, M. (2017). eDNA-based crayfish plague monitoring is superior to conventional trap-based assessments in year-round detection probability. Hydrobiologia, doi: 10.1007/s10750-017-3408-8.

von Thaden, A., Cocchiararo, B., Jarausch, A., Jüngling, H., Karamanlidis, A.A., Tiesmeyer, A., Nowak, C. & Muñoz-Fuentes, V. (2017). Assessing SNP genotyping of noninvasively collected wildlife samples using microfluidic arrays. Nature Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10647-w.

Schäfer, F. & Reiners, T.E. (2017): Long term vs. short term impact of founder relatedness on gene diversity and inbreeding within the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) of the red panda (Ailurus f. fulgens). Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, doi: 10.19227.

Pedrosa, J., Cocchiararo, B., Verdelhos, T., Soares, A.M., Pestana, J.L.T. & Nowak, C. (2017). Population genetic structure and hybridization patterns in the cryptic sister species Chironomus riparius and C. piger across differentially polluted freshwater systems. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 141: 280-289.

Steyer, K., Tiesmeyer, A., Munoz-Fuentes, V. & Nowak, C. (2017). Low rates of hybridization between European wildcats and domestic cats in a human dominated landscape. Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.3650.

Bayerl, H., Kraus, R.H.S., Nowak, C., Foerster, D.W., Fickel, J. & Kuehn, R. (2017). Fast and cost-effective single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) detection in teh absence of a reference genome using semi-deep next generation random amplicon sequencing (RAMseq). Molecular Ecology Resources, doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12717.

Eddine, A., Mostefai, N., De Smet, K., Klees, D., Ansorge, H., Karssene, Y., Nowak, C. & Van Der Leer, P. (2017). Diet composition of a newly recognized canid species, the African golden wolf (Canis anthus), in northern Algeria. Annales Zoologici Fennici 54: 347-356.

Pedrosa, J., Campos, D., Cocchiararo, B., Soares, A.M.V.M., Barata, C., Nowak, C. & Pestana, J.L.T. (2017). Evolutionary consequences of historical metal contamination for natural populations of Chironomus riparius (Diptera: Chironomidae). Ecotoxicology 26: 534-546.

Pedrosa, J., Machado, A.L., Cocchiararo, B., Soares, A.M.V.M., Nowak, C., Pestana, J.L.T. (2017). Assessing the suitability of genetic diversity of Chironomus riparius (Meigen) as an indicator of environmental pollution. Ecological Indicators 78: 115-124.

Melosik, I., Ziomek, J., Winnicka, K., Reiners, T.E., Banaszek, A., Mammen, K., Mammen, U. & Marciszak, A. (2017). The genetic characterization of an isolated remnant population of an endangered rodent (Cricetus cricetus L.) using comparative data: implications for conservation. Conservation Genetics 18: 759-775.


Reiners, T.E., Fuchs, M., Hailer F., Janke, A. & Nowak, C. (2016). Establishing species-specific sexing markers suitable for non-invasive samples of species lacking genomic resources - an example using the highly endangered common hamster (Cricetus cricetus). Conservation Genetics Resources 9 (2): 253-255.

Beutel, T., Reineking, B., Tiesmeyer, A., Nowak, C. & Heurich, M. (2016). Unexpected detection of the European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris) in the Bavarian Forest National Park: spatial patterns of co-occurrence with the domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus). Wildlife Biology 2017 (1): wlb.00284. 2017.

Pedrosa, J., Gravato, C., Campos, D., Cardoso, P., Figueira, E.M.A.P., Nowak, C., Soares, A.M.V.M., Barata, C. & Pestana, J.L.T. (2016). Investigating heritability of cadmium tolerance in Chironomus riparius natural populations: A physiological approach. Chemosphere 170: 83-94.

Pedrosa, J., Cocchiararo, B., Bordalo, M.D., Rodrigues, A.C., Soares, A.M.V.M., Barata, C., Nowak, C. & Pestana, J.L.T. (2016). The role of genetic diversity and past-history selection pressures in the susceptibility of Chironomus riparius populations to environmental stress. Stoten 576: 807-816.

Hindrikson, M., Remm, J., Pilot, M., Godinho, R., Stronen, A.V., Baltrūnaité, L., Czarnomska, S.D., Leonard, J.A., Randi, E., Nowak, C., Åkesson, M., López-Bao, J.V., Álvares, F., Llaneza, L., Echegaray, J., Vilà, C., Ozolins, J., Rungis, D., Aspi, J., Paule, L., Skrbinšek, T. & Saarma, U. (2016). Wolf population genetics in Europe: a systematic review, meta-analysis and suggestions for conservation and management. Biological Reviews 92 (3): 1601-1629.

Kutschera, V.E., Frosch, C., Janke, A., Skírnisson, K., Bidon, T., Lecomte, N., Fain, SR., Eiken, H.G., Hagen, S.B., Arnason, U., Laidre, K.L., Nowak, C. & Hailer, F. (2016). High genetic variability of vagrant polar bears illustrates importance of population connectivity in fragmented sea ice habitats. Animal Conservation Volume 19, Issue 4: 337-349.

Leps, M., Leisner, S., Haase, P. & Sundermann, A. (2016). Prediction of taxon occurrence: A test on taxon specific change point values of stream benthic invertebrates. Freshwater Biology 61(10): 1773-1786.

Jourdan, J., Krause, S., Lazar, V.M., Zimmer, C., Sommer-Trembo, C., Arias-Rodriguez, L., Klaus, S., Riesch, R. & Plath, M. (2016). Shared and unique patterns of phenotypic diversification along a stream gradient in two congeneric species. Scientific Reports 6, 38971.

Jourdan, J. & Plath, M. (2016). Die Fischfauna Deutschlands im »Homogenozän«: Wie invasive Fische vom Wegfall geographischer Barrieren und dem Klimawandel profitieren. Warnsignal Klima: Die Biodiversität. 113-115.

Tonkin, J.D., Arimoro, F.O. & Haase, P. (2016). Exploring stream communities in a tropical biodiversity hotspot: biodiversity, regional occupancy, niche characteristics and environmental correlates. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 975-993.

Leps, M., Sundermann, A., Tonkin, J.D., Lorenz, A.W. & Haase, P. (2016).  Time is no healer: increasing restoration age does not lead to improved benthic invertebrate communities in restored river reaches. Stoten 557: 722-732.

Li, F., Sundermann, A., Stoll, S. & Haase, P. (2016). A newly developed dispersal metric indicates the succession of benthic invertebrates in restored rivers.Stoten 569-570: 1570-1578.

Potouridis, T., Berger, E. & Püttmann, W. (2016). Analysis of alkyl esters of p -hydroxybenzoic acid (parabens) in baby teethers via gas chromatography-quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-qMS) using a stable isotope dilution assay (SIDA). Analytical Methods 8: 3466-3474.

Berger, E., Haase, P., Oetken, M. & Sundermann, A. (2016). Field data reveal low critical chemical concentrations for river benthic invertebrates. Stoten 544: 864-873.

Tonkin, J.D., Heino, J., Sundermann, A., Haase, P. & Jähnig, S.C. (2016). Context dependency in biodiversity patterns of stream metacommunities. Freshwater Biology 61: 607-620.

Geijzendorffer, I.R., Regan, E., Pereira, H., Brutons, L., Brummitt, N., Gavish, Y., Haase, P., Martin, C.S. , Mihoub, J.-B. , Secades, C., Schmeller, D.S., Stoll, S., Wetzel, F.T. & Walters, M. (2016). Bridging the gap between biodiversity data and policy reporting needs: An Essential Biodiversity Variables perspective. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 1341–1350.

Tonkin, J.D., Stoll, S., Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. (2016). Contrasting metacommunity structure and beta diversity in an aquatic-floodplain system. Oikos. 125: 686-697.

Haase, P., Frenzel, M., Klotz, S., Musche, M. & Stoll, S. (2016). The long-term ecological research (LTER) network: Relevance, current status, future perspective and examples from marine, freshwater and terrestrial long-term observation. Ecological Indicators 65: 1-3.

Müller, F., Bergmann, M., Dannowski, R., Dippner, J.W., Gnauck, A., Haase, P., Jochimsen, M.C., Kasprzak, P., Kröncke, I., Kümmerlin, R., Küster, M., Lischeid, G., Meesenburg, H., Merz, C., Millat, G., Müller, J., Padisák, J., Schimming, C.G. , Schubert, H., Schult, M., Selmeczy, G., Shatwell, T., Stoll, S., Schwabe, M., Soltwedel, T. & Straile, D. (2016). Assessing resilience in long-term ecological data sets. Ecological Indicators 65: 10-43.

Tonkin, J.D., Stoll, S., Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. (2016). Anthropogenic land-use stress alters community concordance at the river-riparian interface. Ecological Indicators 65: 133-141.

Kuemmerlen M., Stoll, S., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2016). Long-term monitoring data meet freshwater species distribution models: Lesson from an LTER-site. Ecological Indicators 65: 122-132.

Stoll, S., Breyer, P., Tonkin, J.D., Früh, D. & Haase, P. (2016): Scale-dependent effects of river habitat quality _mce_on benthic invertebrate communities - implications for stream restoration practice. Stoten 553: 495-503.

Tonkin, J.D., Stoll, S, Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. (2016): Elements of metacommunity structure of river and riparian assemblages: Communities, taxonomic groups and deconstructed trait groups. Ecological Complexity 25: 35-43.

Steyer, K., Kraus, R.H.S., Mölich, T., Anders, O., Cocchiararo, B., Frosch, C., Geib, A., Götz, M., Herrmann, M., Hupe, K., Kohnen, A., Krüger, M., Müller, F., Pir, J.B., Reiners, T.E., Roch, S., Schade, U., Schiefenhövel, P., Siemund, M., Simon, O., Steeb, S., Streif, S., Streit, B., Thein, J., Tiesmeyer, A., Trinzen, M., Vogel, B. & Nowak, C.(2016). Large-scale genetic census of an elusive carnivore, the European wildcat (Felis s. silvestris). Conservation Genetics 17 (5): 1183-1199.

de Groot, G.A., Nowak, C., Skrbinšek, T., Andersen, L., Aspi, J., Fumagalli, L., Godinho, R., Harms, V., Jansman, H.A.H., Liberg, O., Marucco, F., Mysłajek, R.W., Nowak, S., Pilot, M., Randi, E., Reinhardt, I., Śmietana, W., Szewczyk, M., Taberlet, P., Vilà, C. & Muñoz-Fuentes, V. (2016). Decades of population genetic research call for harmonization of molecular markers: the grey wolf, Canis lupus, as a case study. Mammal Review: 10.1111/mam.12052.


Chappell, E.M., Webb, D.S., Brown, A.J. & Tonkin, J.D. (2015). A preliminary survey of altitudinal variation in two ground w(e)over-bart(a)over-bar species, Hemiandrus maculifrons (Walker) and Hemiandrus pallitarsis (Walker) (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae). NEW ZEALAND ENTOMOLOGIST. 38: 1-6.

Tonkin, J.D., Brown, A. & Chappell, E.M. (2015). Small-scale patch complexity, benthic invertebrate colonisation and leaf breakdown in three headwater streams in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH. 49: 159-172.

Höckendorff, S., Früh, D., Hormel, N., Haase, P., Stoll, S. (2015). Biotic interactions under climate warming: the case of two competing snail species and their common parasite. Freshwater Science  34: 1304-1311.

Shah, D.N., Tonkin, J.D., Pauls, S.U., Haase, P. & Jähnig, S.C. (2015). Latitudinal patterns and determinants of stream insect richness across Europe. Limnologica 55: 33-41.

Tonkin, J.D., Sundermann, A., Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. (2015). Environmental Controls on River Assemblages at the Regional Scale: An Application of the Elements of Metacommunity Structure Framework. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0135450.

Simaika J.P., Stoll, S., Lorenz, A.W., Thomas, G., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2015). Bundles of stream restoration measures and their effects on fish communities. Limnologica 55: 1-8.

Leps, M., Tonkin, J.D., Dahm, V., Haase, P. & Sundermann, A. (2015). Disentangling environmental drivers of benthic invertebrate assemblages: the role of spatial scale and riverscape heterogeneity in a multiple stressor environment. Science of the Total Environment 536: 546-556.

Sundermann, A., Leps, M., Leisner, S. & Haase, P. (2015). Taxon-specific physico-chemical change points for stream benthic invertebrates. Ecological Indicators 57: 314-323.

Tachamo Shah, R.D., Sharma, S., Haase, P., Jaehnig, S.C. & Pauls, S.U. (2015). The climate sensitive zone along an altitudinal gradient in central Himalayan rivers: a useful concept to monitor climate change impacts in mountain regions. Climatic Change 132: 265-278.

Thomas, G., Lorenz, A.W., Sundermann, A., Haase, P., Peter, A. & Stoll, S. (2015). Fish response to river habitat restorations in Germany and Switzerland. Freshwater Science 34 (3): 975-990.

Kuemmerlen, M., Schmalz, B., Cai, Q., Haase, P. & Jähnig, S.C. (2015). An attack on two fronts: how predicted climate and land use changes affect the predicted distribution of stream macroinvertebrates. Freshwater Biology 60: 1443-1458.

Tonkin, J.D., Narayan Shah, D., Kuemmerlen, M., Li, F., Cai, Q., Haase, P. & Jähnig, S.C. (2015). Climatic and catchment-scale predictors of Chinese stream insect richness differ with order. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0123250.

Bowler, D.E., Haase, P., Kröncke, I.,Tackenberg, O., Bauer, H.G., Brendel, C., Brooker, R.W. , Gerisch, M. , Henle, K. ,  Hickler, T., Hof, C., Klotz, S., Kühn, I., Matesanz, S., O‘Hara, R., Russell, D., Schweiger, O., Valladares, F., Welk, E., Wiemers, M. & Böhning-Gaese, K. (2015). A cross-taxa analysis of the impact of climate change on abundance trends. Biological Conservation 187: 41-50.

Geismar, J., Haase, P., Nowak, C., Sauer, J. & Pauls, S.U. (2015). Local population genetic structure of the montane caddisfly Drusus discolor is driven by overland dispersal and spatial scaling. Freshwater Biology 60: 209-221.

Stoll, S., Frenzel, M., Burkhard, B., Adamescu, M., Augustaitis, A., Baeßler, C., Bonet, F.J., Cazacu, C., Cosor, G.L., Díaz-Delgado, R., Carranza, M.L., Grandin, U., Haase, P., Hämäläinen, H., Loke, R., Müller, J., Stanisci, A., Staszewski, T. & Müller, F. (2015). Assessment of spatial ecosystem integrity and service gradients across Europe using the LTER Europe network. Ecological Modelling 295: 75-87.

Jähnig, S.C., Shah, D.N., Tachamo Shah, R.D., Li, F.L., Cai, Q., Sundermann, A., Tonkin, J.D. & Stendera, S. (2015). Community-environment relationships of riverine invertebrate communities in central Chinese streams. Environmental Earth Sciences 74 (8): 6431-6442.

Natarajan, C., Projecto-Garcia, J., Moriyama, H., Weber, R.E., Muñoz-Fuentes, V., Green, A.J., Kopuchian, C., Tubaro, P.L., Alza, L., Bulgarella, M., Smith, M.M., Wilson, R.E., Fago, A., McCracken, K.G. & Storz, J.F. (2015). Convergent evolution of hemoglobin function in high-altitude Andean waterfowl involves limited parallelism at the molecular sequence level. PLoS Genetics 11: e1005681.

Kraus, R.H.S., vonHoldt, B., Cocchiararo, B., Harms, V., Bayerl, H., Kühn, R., Förster, D.W., Fickel, J., Roos, C. & Nowak, C. (2015). A single-nucleotide polymorphism-based approach for rapid and cost-effective genetic wolf monitoring in Europe based on non-invasively collected samples. Molecular Ecology Resources 15 (2): 295-305.

Harms, V., Nowak, C., Carl, S. & Muñoz-Fuentes, V. (2015). Experimental evaluation of genetic predator identification from saliva traces on wildlife kills. Journal of Mammalogy, accepted.

Gottschalk, T.K. & Reiners, T.E. (2015). Forest conversion can help to mitigate impacts of climate change on common forest birds. Annals of Forest Science, doi: 10.1007/s13595-014-0455-4.

Syrůčková, A., Saveljev, A.P., Frosch, C., Durka, W., Savelyev, A.A. & Munclinger, P. (2015). Genetic relationships within colonies suggest genetic monogamy in the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber). Mammal Research, doi: 10.1007/s13364-015-0219-z.

Andersen, L.W., Harms, V., Caniglia, R., Czarnomska, S.D., Fabbri, E., Jędrzejewska, B., Kluth, G., Madsen, A.B., Nowak, C., Pertoldi, C., Randi, E., Reinhardt, I. & Stronen, A.V. (2015). Long-distance dispersal of a wolf, Canis lupus, in Northwestern Europe. Mammal Research, doi: 10.1007/s13364-015-0220-6.


Kuemmerlen, M., Schmalz, B., Guse, B., Cai, Q., Fohrer, N. & Jähnig, S.C. (2014). Integrating catchment properties in small scale species distribution models of stream macroinvertebrates. In: Ecological Modelling 277, S. 77-86.

Shah, D.N., Domisch, S., Pauls, S.U., Haase, P. & Jähnig, S. (2014). Current and future latitudinal gradients in stream macroinvertebrates richness across North America. Freshwater Science 33: 1136-1147.

Tonkin, J., Jähnig, S. & Haase, P. (2014). The rise of riverine flow-ecology and environmental flow research. Environmental Processes  1: 323-330.

Tonkin, J., Stoll, S., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2014). Dispersal distance and the pool of taxa, but not barriers, determine the colonisation of restored river reaches by benthic invertebrates. Freshwater Biology 59: 1843-1855.

Stoll, S., Kail, J., Lorenz, A.W., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2014). The importance of the regional species pool, ecological species traits and local habitat conditions for the colonization of restored river reaches by fish. PLoS ONE 9 (1): e84741.

Kappes, H., Tackenberg, O. & Haase, P. (2014). Differences of dispersal- and colonization-related traits between taxa from the freshwater and the terrestrial realm. Aquatic Ecology 48: 73-83.

Kraus, R.H.S., vonHoldt, B., Cocchiararo, B., Harms, V., Bayerl, H., Kühn, R., Förster, D.W., Fickel, J., Roos, C. & Nowak, C. (2014). A single-nucleotide polymorphism-based approach for rapid and cost-effective genetic wolf monitoring in Europe based on non-invasively collected samples. Molecular Ecology Resources, doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12307.

Muñoz-Fuentes, V., Linde-Forsberg, C., Vilà, C. & Morrell, J.M. (2014). Single layer centrifugation separates spermatozoa from diploid cells in epididymal samples from grey wolves, Canis lupus (L.). Theriogenology,  82(5): 773-776.

Frosch, C., Kraus, R.H.S., Angst, C., Allgöwer, R., Michaux, J., Teubner, J. & Nowak, C. (2014). The genetic legacy of multiple beaver reintroductions in Central Europe. PLoS ONE 9(5): e97619.

Helen, S., Ogden, R., Frosch, C., Syrůčková, A., Campbell-Palmer, R., Munclinger, P., Durka, W., Kraus, R.H.S., Saveljev, A., Nowak, C., Stubbe, A., Stubbe, M., Michaux, J., Lavrov, V., Samiya, R., Ulevicius, A. & Rosell, F. (2014). Nuclear and mitochondrial genetic structure in the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) – implications for future reintroductions. Evolutionary Applications, 7(6): 645-662.

Frosch, C., Dutsov, A., Zlatanova, D., Valchev, K., Reiners, T.E., Steyer, K., Pfenninger, M. & Nowak, C. (2014). Noninvasive genetic assessment of brown bear population structure in Bulgarian mountain regions. Mammalian Biology, 79(4): 268-276.

McEwing, R., Frosch, C., Rosell, F. & Campbell-Palmer, R. (2014). A DNA assay for rapid discrimination between beaver species as a tool for alien species management. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 60(3): 547-550.

Nowak, C., Domokos, C., Dutsov, A. & Frosch, C. (2014). Molecular evidence for historic long-distance translocations of brown bears in the Balkan region. Conservation Genetics, 15(3): 743-747.

Reiners, T.E., Eidenschenk, J., Neumann, K., & Nowak, C. (2014). Preservation of genetic diversity in a wild and captive population of a rapidly declining mammal, the Common hamster of the French Alsace region. Mammalian Biology, 79(4): 240-246.

Nowak, C., Büntjen, M., Steyer, K., Frosch, C. (2014). Testing mitochondrial markers for noninvasive genetic species identification in European mammals. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(1): 41-44.

Nowak, C., Zuther, S., Leontyev, S.V. & Geismar, J. (2014). Rapid development of microsatellite markers for the critically endangered Saiga (Saiga tatarica) using Illumina® Miseq Next Generation Sequencing technology. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(1): 159-162.

Greminger, M.P., Stölting, K.N., Nater, A., Goossens, B., Arora, N., Bruggmann, R., Patrignani, A., Nussberger, B., Sharma, R., Kraus, R.H.S., Ambu, L.N., Singleton, I., Chikhi, L., van Schaik, C.P. & Krützen, M. (2014). Generation of SNP datasets for orangutan population genomics using improved reduced‐representation sequencing and direct comparisons of SNP calling algorithms. BMC Genomics, 15: 16.


Gravendeel, B., de Groot, A., Kik, M., Beentjes, K.K., Bergman, H., Caniglia, R., Cremers, H., Fabbri, E., Groenenberg, D., Grone, A., Bruinderink, G.G., Font, L., Hakhof, J., Harms, V., Jansman, H., Janssen, R., Lammertsma, D., Laros, I., Linnartz, L., van der Marel, D., Mulder, J.L., van der Mije, S., Nieman, A.M., Nowak, C., Randi, E., Rijks, M., Speksnijder, A. & Vonhof, H.B. (2013). The first wolf found in the Netherlands in 150 years was the victim of a wildlife crime. Lutra 56(2): 93-109.

Kurvers, R.H.J.M., Adamczyk, V.M.A.P., Kraus, R.H.S., van Wieren, S.E., van der Jeugd, H.P., Hoffman, J.I., Amos, W., Prins, H.H.T. & Jonker, R.M. (2013). Context-dependence of familiarity and kinship in animal social networks. Animal Behaviour, 86(5), 993-1001.

Jonker, R.M., Kraus, R.H.S., Zhang, Q., van Hooft, P., Larsson, K., van der Jeugd, H.P., Kurvers, R.H.J.M., van Wieren, S.E., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Crooijmans, R.P.M.A., Ydenberg, R.C., Groenen, M.A.M. & Prins, H.H.T. (2013). Genetic consequences of breaking migratory traditions in barnacle geese Branta leucopsis. Molecular Ecology, 22(23), 5835-5847.

Huang, Y., Li, Y.R., Burt, D.W., Chen, H., Zhang, Y., Qian, W., Kim, H., Gan, S., Zhao, Y., Li, J., Yi, K., Feng, H., Zhu, P., Li, B., Liu, Q., Fairley, S., Magor, K.E., Du, Z., Hu, X., Goodman, L., Tafer, H., Vignal, A., Lee, T., Kim, K.-W., Sheng, Z., An, Y., Searle, S., Herrero, J., Groenen, M.A.M., Crooijmans, R.P.M.A., Faraut, T., Cai, Q., Webster, R.G., Aldridge, J.R., Warren, W.C., Bartschat, S., Kehr, S., Marz, M., Stadler, P.F., Smith, J., Kraus, R.H.S., Zhao, Y., Ren, L., Fei, J., Morisson, M., Kaiser, P., Griffin, D.K., Rao, M., Pitel, F., Wang, J. & Li, N. (2013). The duck genome and transcriptome provide insight into an avian influenza virus reservoir species. Nature Genetics, 45(7): 776-783.

Kutschera, V.E., Lecomte, N., Janke, A., Selva, N., Sokolov, A.A., Haun, T., Steyer, K., Nowak, C. & Hailer, F. (2013). A range-wide synthesis and timeline for phylogeographic events in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13:114.

Lorenz, A.W., Stoll, S., Sundermann, A., Haase, P. (2013). Do adult and YOY fish benefit from river restoration measures? Ecological Engineering 61: 174-181.

Stoll, S., Früh, D., Westerwald, B., Hormel, N., Haase, P. (2013). Density-dependent relationship between Chaetogaster limnaei limnaei (Oligochaeta) and the freshwater snail Physa acuta (Pulmonata). Freshwater Science 32: 642-649.

Stoll, S. (2013). Complex interactions between pre-spawning water level increase, trophic state and spawning stock biomass determine year-class strength in a shallow-water-spawning fish. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 29: 617-622.

Hartmann, S.A., Steyer, K., Kraus, R.H.S., Segelbacher, G., Nowak, C (2013). "Potential barriers to gene flow in the endangered European wildcat (Felis silvestris)." Conservation Genetics, 14 (2): 413-426.

Domisch, S., Kuemmelen, M., Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. (2013). Choice of study area and predictors affect habitat suitability projections, but not the performance of species distribution models of stream biota. Ecological Modelling, 257: 1-10.

Stoll, S., Sundermann, A., Lorenz, A. W., Kail, J. & Haase, P. (2013). Small and impoverished regional species pools constrain colonization of restored river reaches by fishes. Freshwater Biology 58: 664-674.

Ernst, A., Sauer, J., Wittig, R. & Nowak, C. (accepted). Fine-scale genetic structure in the montane plant Geranium sylvaticum - implications for conservation strategies under Climate Change, Population Ecology 55 (3): 417-431.

Rosset, V., Simaika, J.P., Arthaud, F., Bornette, G., Samways, M.J., Oertli, B. & Vallod, D. (2013). Comparative assessment of scoring methods of the conservation value of biodiversity in ponds and small lakes. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23 (1): 23-36.

Geismar, J. & Nowak, C. (2013). Isolation and characterisation of new microsatellite markers for the stonefly Brachyptera braueri comparing a traditional approach with high throughput 454 sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources 5 (2): 413-416.

Bidon, T., Frosch, C., EIken, H.G., Kutschera, V., Hagen, S.B., Aarnes, S.G., Faint, S.R., Janke, A. & Hailer, F. (2013). A sensitive and specific multiplex PCR approach for sex identification of ursine and tremarctine bears suitable for non-invasive samples, Molecular Ecology Resources 13 (3): 362-368.

Nemec, S., Patel, S., Nowak, C. & Pfenninger, M. (2013). Evolutionary determinants of population differences in population growth rate x habitat temperature interactions in Chironomus riparius, Oecologia 172 (2): 585-594.

Domisch, S., Araújo, M.B., Bonada, N., Pauls, S.U., Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. (2013). Modelling distribution in European stream macroinvertebrates under future climates. Global Change Biology, 19 (3): 752-762.

Pauls, S.U., Nowak, C., Balint, M. & Pfenninger, M. (2013). The impact of global climate change _mce_on genetic diversity within populations and species. Molecular Ecology 22 (4): 925-946.

Vogt, C., Langer-Jaesrich, M., Elsässer, O., Schmitt, C., Van Dongen, S. & Nowak, C. (2013). Inbreeding effects on mouthpart deformities of Chironomus riparius under sublethal pesticide exposure. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32 (2): 423-5.

Kraus, R.H.S., van Hooft, P., Megens, H.-J. , Tsvey, A., Fokin, S.Y., Ydenberg, R.C. & Prins, H.H.T. (2013). Global lack of flyway structure in a cosmopolitan bird revealed by a genome wide survey of single nucleotide polymorphisms, Molecular Ecology, 22 (1): 41-55.

Sundermann, A., Gerhardt, M., Kappes, H & Haase, P. (2013). Stressor prioritization in riverine ecosystems: Benthic invertebrates assemblages are shaped by water quality rather than by local habitat structure. Ecological Indicators 27: 83-96.

Theissinger, K., Balínt, M., Feldheim, K., Haase, P., Johannesen, J., Laube, I. & Pauls, S.U. (2013). Glacial survival and postglacial recolonization of an arctic-alpine freshwater insect (Arcynopteryx compacta, Plecoptera, Perlodidae) in Europe. Journal of Biogeography 40: 236-248.

Steyer, K., Simon, O., Kraus, R.H.S., Haase, P. & Nowak, C. (2013). Hair trapping with valerian-treated lure sticks as a tool for genetic wildcat monitoring in low-density habitats. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 59: 39-46.

Haase, P., Hering, D., Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Sundermann, A. (2013). The impact of hydromorphological restoration on river ecological status: a comparison of fish, benthic invertebrates, and macrophytes. Hydrobiologia 704: 475-488.


Stoll, S. & Beeck, P. (2012). Larval fish in troubled waters - is the behavioural response of larval fish to hydrodynamic stress active or passive? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69 (10): 1576-1584.

Kappes, H., Clausius, A. & Topp, W. (2012). Historical small-scale surface structures as a model for post-mining land reclamation. Restoration Ecology 20 (3): 322-330.

Früh, D., Stoll, S. & Haase, P. (2012). Physicochemical and morphological degradation of stream and river habitats increases invasion risk. Invasion Biology 14: 2243-2253.

Jähnig, S.C., Kuemmerlen, M., Kiesel, J., Domisch, S., Cai, Q., Schmalz, B. & Fohrer N. (2012). Modelling of riverine ecosystems by integrating models: conceptual approach, a case study and research agenda. Journal of Biogeography 39: 2253-2263.

Tachamo Shah, R.D., Narayan-Shah, D. & Domisch, S. (2012). Range shifts of a relict Himalayan dragonfly in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region under climate change scenarios. International Journal of Odonatology 15 (3): 209-222.

Kuemmerlen, M., Domisch, S., Schmalz, B., Cai, Q., Fohrer, N. & Jähnig, S.C. (2012). Integrated modelling of aquatic ecosystems in China: Distribution of benthic macroinvertebrates at catchment scale (in german with english summary). Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung 56: 185-192.

Kappes, H., Katzschner, L. & Nowak, C. (2012). Urban summer heat load: meteorological data as a proxy for metropolitan biodiversity. Meteorologische Zeitschrift 21 (5): 525-528.

Früh, D., Stoll, S. & Haase, P. (2012). Physico-chemical variables determining the invasion risk of freshwater habitats by alien mollusks and crustaceans. Ecology and Evolution 2 (11): 2843-2853.

Simaika, J. P., Samways, M. J. , Kipping, J., Suhling, F., Dijkstra, K.-D. B, Clausnitzer, V,. Boudot, J. P. & Domisch, S. (2012). Continental-scale conservation prioritization of dragonflies. Biological Conservation 157: 245-254.

Simaika, J. P. & Samways, M.J.. (2012). Advances in monitoring and prioritizing riverine habitats for conservation using biotic indices. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 12: 251-259.

Kappes, H., Stoll, S. & Haase, P. (2012). Differences in field behavior between native gastropods and the fastspreading invader Arion lusitanicus auct. non Mabille. Belgian Journal of Zoology 142: 49-58.

Jonker, R.M., Zhang, Q., Crooijmans, R.P.M.A., Groenen, M.A.M., Van Hooft, P., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Van der Jeugd, H.P., Prins, H.H.T. & Kraus, R.H.S. (2012).  The development of a SNP set for the Barnacle goose Branta leucopsis. PLoS ONE 7(7): e38412.

Nowak, C., Vogt, C., Oehlmann, J., Pfenninger, M., Schwenk, K., Streit, B. & Oetken, M. (2012). Impact of genetic diversity and inbreeding on the life-history of Chironomus midges over consecutive generations. Chemosphere 88: 988-993.

Nemec, S., Heß, M., Nowak, C. & Pfenninger, M. (2012). Experimental evidence for niche segregation in a species pair of non-biting midges. Hydrobiologia 691: 203-212.

Kraus, R.H.S., Kerstens, H.H.D., van Hooft, P., Megens, H.-J., Elmberg, J., Tsvey, A., Sartakov, D., Soloviev, S.A., Crooijmans, R.P.M.A., Groenen, M.A.M., Ydenberg, R.C., Prins, H.H.T. (2012). Widespread horizontal genomic exchange does not erode species barriers among sympatric ducks. BMC Evol. Biol., 12: 45-45.

Thielsch, A., Völker, E., Kraus, R.H.S., Schwenk, K. (2012). Discrimination of hybrid classes using cross-species amplification of microsatellite loci: methodological challenges and solutions in Daphnia. Molecular Ecology Resources 12 (4): pp. 697-705.

Balint, M., Malnas, K., Nowak, C., Geismar, J., Vansca, E., Polyak, L., Lengyel, S. & Haase, P. (2012). Species history masks the effects of human-induced range loss - unexpected genetic diversity in the endangered giant mayfly Palingenia longicauda. PLoS ONE 7(3): e31872.

Müller, R., Seeland, A., Jagodzinski, L., Diogo, J., Nowak, C. & Oehlmann, J. (2012). Simulated climate change conditions unveil the toxic potential of the fungicide pyrimethanil on the midge Chironomus riparius: a multigenerational experiment. Ecology and Evolution 2: 196-210.

Lorenz, A., Korte, T., Sundermann, A., Januschke, K. & Haase, P. (2012). Macrophytes react to river restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 202-212.

Kappes, H. & Haase, P. (2012). Slow, but steady: Dispersal velocity and strategies of freshwater mollusks. Aquatic Sciences 74: 1-14. * highly cited paper (in the top 1% of the academic field of Plant & Animal Science)

Kail, J., Arle, J. & Jähnig, S.C. (2012). Limiting factors and thresholds for macroinvertebrate assemblages in European rivers: Empirical evidence from three datasets on water quality, catchment urbanization, and river restoration. Ecological Indicators 18: 63-72.


Kraus, R.H.S., Zeddeman, A., Sartakov, D., Soloviev, S.A., Ydenberg, R.C., Prins, H.H.T. (2011). Evolution and connectivity in the world-wide migration system of the mallard: Inferences from mitochondrial DNA. BMC Genetics 12: 99.

Stoll, S. & Beck, P. (2011). Post-release stranding rates of stocked allis shad (Alosa alosa) larvae exposed to surface waves. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27 (Suppl. 3): 41-44.

Stoll, S. & Fischer, P. (2011). Three different patterns of how low intensity waves can affect the energy budget of littoral fish: a mesocosm study. Oecologia 165: 567-576.

Brederveld, R.J., Brunzel, S., Lorenz, A.W., Jähnig, S.C. & Soons, M.B. (2011). Dispersal is a limiting factor in the colonization of restored mountain streams by plants and macroinvertebrates. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 1241-1250.

Januschke, K., Brunzel, S., Haase, P. & Hering, D. (2011). Effects of stream restorations on riparian mesohabitats, vegetation and carabid beetles: A synopsis of 24 cases from Germany. Biodiversity & Conservation 20: 3147-3164.

Theissinger, K., Balint, M., Feldheim, K., Haase, P., Johannesen, J., Laube, I., Tabmann, J. & Pauls, S.U. (2011). Molecular data and species distribution models reveal the Pleistocene history of the mayfly Ameletus inopinatus (Ephemeroptera: Siphlonuridae). Freshwater Biology 56: 2554-2566.

Sauer, J., Domisch S., Nowak, C. & Haase, P. (2011). Low mountain ranges - summit traps for montane freshwater communities under climate change – Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 3133-3146.

Balint, M., Domisch, S.,  Engelhardt, C.H.M.,  Haase, P., Lehrian, C., Sauer, J., Theissinger, K., Pauls, S.U., & Nowak, C. (2011). Cryptic biodiversity loss linked to global climate change. Nature Climate Change 1: 313-318.

Kappes, H., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2011). Distant land use affects terrestrial and aquatic habitats of high naturalness. Biodiversity & Conservation 20: 2297-2309.

Domisch, S., Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. (2011). Climate-change winners and losers: stream macroinvertebrates of a submontane region in Central Europe. Freshwater Biology 56: 2009-2020.

Engelhardt, C.H.M., Haase, P. & Pauls, S.U. (2011). From the Western Alps across Central Europe: Postglacial recolonisation of the tufa stream specialist Rhyacophila pubescens (Insecta, Trichoptera). Frontiers in Zoology 8: 10.

Geismar, J., Sauer, J., Haase, P. & Nowak, C. (2011). New microsatellite markers for the assessment of fine-scale dispersal patterns in the endangered montane caddisfly Drusus discolor. Conservation Genetics Resources 3: 605-607.

Sundermann, A., Antons, C., Cron, N., Lorenz, A., Hering, D. & Haase, P. (2011). Hydromorphological restoration of running waters: effects on benthic invertebrate assemblages. Freshwater Biology 56: 1689-1702.

Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A., Hering, D., Antons, C., Sundermann, A., Jedicke, E. & Haase, P. (2011). River restoration success – a question of perception. Ecological Applications 21: 2007-2015.

Frosch, C., Haase, P. & Nowak, C. (2011). A first set of microsatellite markers for genetic characterization of Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber) based on tissue and hair samples. European Journal of Wildlife Research 3: 679-682.

Taubmann, J., Theissinger, K., Feldheim, K.A.,  Laube, I., Graf, W.,  Haase, P., Johannesen, J. & Pauls, S.U. (2011). Modelling range shifts and assessing genetic diversity distribution of the montane aquatic mayfly Ameletus inopinatus in Europe under climate change scenarios. Conservation Genetics 12: 503-515.

Sundermann, A., Stoll, S. & Haase, P. (2011). River restoration success depends on the species pool of the immediate surroundings. Ecological Applications 21: 1962-1971.

Frosch, C., Dutsov, A., Georgiev, G. & Nowak, C. (2011). Case report of a fatal bear attack documented by forensic wildlife genetics. Forensic Science International-Genetics. 5(4): 342-344.


Jähnig, S.C. & Cai, Q. (2010). River water quality assessment in selected Yangtze tributaries: Background and method development. Journal of Earth Science, 21: 876-881.

Stoll, S., Probst, W.N., Eckmann, R. & Fischer, P. (2010). A mesocosm experiment investigating the effects of substratum quality and wave exposure on the survival of fish eggs. Aquatic Sciences 72: 509-517.

Michl, T., Huck, S., Schmitt, T., Liebrich, A., Haase, P. & Büdel, B. (2010). The molecular population structure of the tallforb Cicerbita alpina (L.) Wallr. (Asteraceae) supports the idea of cryptic glacial refugia in Central Europe. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 164: 142-154.

Jähnig, S.C., Brabec, K., Buffagni, A., Erba, S., Lorenz, A.W., Ofenböck, T., Verdonschot, P.F.M. & Hering, D. (2010). A comparative analysis of restoration measures and their effects on hydromorphology and benthic invertebrates in 26 central and southern European rivers. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47: 671-80.

Kappes, H., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2010). High spatial variability biases the space-for-time approach in environmental monitoring. Ecological Indicators 10: 1202-1205.

Haase, P.,  Pauls, S.U., Schindehütte, K. & Sundermann, A. (2010). First audit of macroinvertebrate samples from an EU-Water Framework Directive monitoring programme. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1279-1291.

Lehrian, S., Bálint, M., Haase, P. & Pauls, S.U. (2010). Genetic population structure of an autumn emerging caddisfly with inherently low dispersal capacity and insights into its phylogeography. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1100-1118.

Vogt, C., Hess, M., Nowak, C., Diogo, J.B., Oehlmann, J. &  Oetken, M. (2010). Effects of cadmium on life-cycle parameters in a multi-generation study with Chironomus riparius following a pre-exposure of populations to two different tributyltin concentrations for several generations. Ecotoxicology. 19 (7): 1174-1182.


Jähnig, S.C., Brunzel, S., Gacek, S., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2009). Effects of re-braiding measures on hydromorphology, floodplain vegetation, ground beetles and benthic invertebrates in mountain rivers. Journal of Applied Ecology 46: 406-416.

Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2009). Restoration effort, habitat mosaics, and macroinvertebrates  -  does channel form determine community composition? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 19: 157-169.

Lorenz, A., Jähnig, S.C. & Hering, D. (2009). Re-Meandering German Lowland Streams: Qualitative and Quantitative Effects of Restoration Measures on Hydromorphology and Macroinvertebrates. Environmental Management 44: 745-754.

Kail, J., Jähnig, S.C. & Hering D. (2009). Relation between floodplain land use and river hydromorphology on different spatial scales a case study from two lower-mountain catchments in Germany. Fundamental and Applied Limnology (Archiv für Hydrobiologie) 174: 63-73.

Senapati, S., Mahon, A.R., Gordon, J., Nowak, C., Powell, T.H.Q., Feder, J., Lodge, D.M. & Chang, H.C. (2009). Rapid on-chip genetic detection microfluidic platform for real world applications. Biomicrofluidics 3: 022407.

Zakharov, E.V., Lobo, N.F., Nowak, C. & Hellmann, J.J. (2009). Introgression as a likely cause of mtDNA paraphyly in two allopatric skippers (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Heredity 102: 590-599.

Nowak, C., Brown, C.M. & Hellmann, J.J. (2009). Development of 16 microsatellite markers for the hybridizing species Papilio glaucus and Papilio canadensis and their applicability to museum specimen and congeneric species. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 800-803.
Nowak, C., Vogt, C., Oetken, M., Pfenninger, M., Schwenk, K., Oehlmann, J. & Streit, B. (2009). Genetic erosion in tributyltin exposed, experimental Chironomus populations. Environmental Pollution 157: 881-886.

Pauls, S.U., Theißinger, K., Ujvarosi, L., Balint, M. & Haase, P. (2009). Patterns of population structure in two closely related, partially sympatric caddisflies in Eastern Europe: historic introgression, limited dis-persal and cryptic diversity. JNABS 28: 517-536.

Lehrian, S., Pauls, S.U. & Haase, P. (2009). Contrasting patterns of population structure of the montane caddisfly H. tenuis (Navas, 1932) and D. discolor (Rambur, 1842) in central European Highlands.  Freshwater Biology 54: 283-295.


Jähnig, S.C. & Lorenz, A.W. (2008). Substrate-specific macroinvertebrate diversity patterns following stream restoration. Aquatic Sciences - Research Across Boundaries 70: 292-303.

Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2008). Hydromorphological parameters indicating differences between single- and multiple-channel mountain rivers in Germany, in relation to their modification and recovery. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18: 1200-1216.

Engelhardt, C.H.M., Pauls, S.U. & Haase, P. (2008): Population genetic structure of the caddisfly Rhyacophila pubescens, (PICTET, 1834), north of the Alps. Fundamental and Applied Limnology (Archiv für Hydrobiologie) 173: 165-176.

Sundermann, A., Pauls, S.U., Clarke, R.T. & Haase, P. (2008). Within-stream variability of benthic invertebrate samples and EU Water Framework Directive assessment results. Fundamental and Applied Limnology (Archiv für Hydrobiologie) 173: 21-34.

Pauls, S.U., Graf, W., Haase, P., Lumbsch, H.T. & Waringer, J. (2008). Grazers, shredders and filtering carnivores - The evolution of feeding ecology in Drusinae (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae): Insights from a molecular phylogeny. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 776-791.

Haase, P., Pauls, S.U., Engelhardt, C.H.M. & Sundermann, A. (2008). Effects of sampling microhabitats with low coverage within the STAR-AQEM macroinvertebrate sampling protocol on stream assessment. Limnologica 38: 14-22.


Michl, T., Huck, S., Haase, P. & Büdel, B. (2007). Genetic differentiation among populations of Cicerbita alpina (L.) Wallroth (Asteraceae) in the western Alps. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C – A Journal of Biosciences 62c: 747-756.

Sundermann, A., Lohse, S., Beck, L.A. & Haase, P. (2007).  Key to the larval stages of aquatic true flies (Diptera), based on the operational taxa list for running waters in Germany. Annales de Limnologie – International Journal of Limnology 43: 61-74.

Pauls, S.U., Feldheim, K.A. & Haase, P. (2007). Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite markers in the caddisfly Drusus discolor (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 150-152.


Clarke, R.T., Lorenz, A., Sandin, L., Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Strackbein, J., Kneebone, N.T. & Haase, P. (2006). Effects of sampling and sub-sampling variation using the STAR-AQEM sampling protocol on the precision of macroinvertebrate metrics. Hydrobiologia 566: 441-459.

Friberg, N., Sandin, L., Furse, M., Larsen, S.E., Clarke, R. & Haase, P. (2006). Comparison of macroinvertebrate sampling methods in Europe. Hydrobiologia 566: 365-378.

Furse, M., Hering, D., Moog, O., Verdonschot, P., Johnson, R.K., Brabec, K., Gritzalis, K., Buffagni, A., Pinto, P., Friberg, N., Murray-Bligh, J., Kokes, J., Alber, R., Usseglio-Polatera, P., Haase, P., Sweeting, R., Bis, B., Szoszkiewicz, K., Soszka, H., Springe, G., Sporka, F. & Krno, I. (2006). The STAR project: context, objectives and approaches. Hydrobiologia 566: 3-29.

Haase, P., Murrhy-Bligh, J., Lohse, S., Pauls, S., Sundermann, A., Gunn, R. & Clarke, R. (2006). Assessing the impact of errors in sorting and identifying macroinvertebrate samples. Hydrobiologia 566: 505-521.

Pauls, S.U., Lumbsch, H.T. & Haase, P. (2006). Phylogeography of the montane caddisfly Drusus discolor (Rambur, 1842) (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae, Drusinae): evidence for multiple refugia and periglacial survival. Molecular Ecology 15: 2153-2169.


Graf, W., Lubini, V. & Pauls, S. (2005).Larval description of Drusus muelleri (McLachlan, 1868) (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae) with some notes on its ecology and systematic position within the genus Drusus. Annales de Limnologie – International Journal of Limnology 42: 93-98.

Gunnemann, H., Huck, S., Michl, T. & Quinger, B. (2005). Sommer-Wendelorchis (Spiranthes aestivalis). – In: Doerpinghaus, A., Eichen, C., Gunnemann, H., Leopold, P., Neukirchen, M., Petermann, J. & Schröder, E. (ed.): Methoden zur Erfassung von Arten der Anhänge IV und V der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie. Natursch. Biol. Vielfalt 20: 138-141, Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Huck, S. & Michl, T. (2005). Schneeglöckchen (Galanthus nivalis). – In: Doerpinghaus, A., Eichen, C., Gunnemann, H., Leopold, P., Neukirchen, M., Petermann, J. & Schröder, E. (ed.): Methoden zur Erfassung von Arten der Anhänge IV und V der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie. Natursch. Biol. Vielfalt 20: 129-131, Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Huck, S.,  Michl, T. & Gunnemann, H. (2005). Allgemeine Hinweise zur Erfassung der Höheren Pflanzen – In: Doerpinghaus, A., Eichen, C., Gunnemann, H., Leopold, P., Neukirchen, M., Petermann, J. & Schröder, E. (ed.): Methoden zur Erfassung von Arten der Anhänge IV und V der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie. Natursch. Biol. Vielfalt 20: 124-125, Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Huck, S., Michl, T. & Gunnemann, H. (2005). Arnika (Arnica montana). – In: Doerpinghaus, A., Eichen, C., Gunnemann, H., Leopold, P., Neukirchen, M., Petermann, J. & Schröder, E.  (ed.): Methoden zur Erfassung von Arten der Anhänge IV und V der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie. Natursch. Biol. Vielfalt 20: 126-128, Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Huck, S., Michl, T. & Hacker, F. (2005). Bärlappe (Lycopodiophyta). – In: Doerpinghaus, A., Eichen, C., Gunnemann, H., Leopold, P., Neukirchen, M., Petermann, J. & Schröder, E. (ed.): Methoden zur Erfassung von Arten der Anhänge IV und V der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie. Natursch. Biol. Vielfalt 20: 113-123, Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Michl, T.,  Huck, S. & Gunnemann, H. (2005). Gelber Enzian (Gentiana lutea). – In: Doerpinghaus, A., Eichen, C., Gunnemann, H., Leopold, P., Neukirchen, M., Petermann, J. & Schröder, E. (ed.): Methoden zur Erfassung von Arten der Anhänge IV und V der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie. Natursch. Biol. Vielfalt 20: 132-134, Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Meier, C., Hering, D., Haase, P., Sundermann, A. & Böhmer, J. (2005). Die Bewertung von Fließgewässern mit dem Makrozoobenthos. Limnologie aktuell 11: 76-90.


Denk, M., Jung, J., Lohse, S. & Haase, P. (2004). Die Situation des Bibers in Hessen.- Hessisches Ministerium für Umwelt, ländlicher Raum und Verbraucherschutz (Hrsg.). Reihe Natura 2000: 96 S.

Denk, M., Jung, J. & Haase, P. (2004). Die Situation der Wildkatze in Hessen.- Hessisches Ministerium für Umwelt, ländlicher Raum und Verbraucherschutz (Hrsg.).  Reihe Natura 2000: 104 S.

Haase, P., Lohse, S., Pauls, S., Schindehütte, K., Sundermann, A., Rolauffs, P. & Hering, D. (2004). Assessing streams in Germany with benthic invertebrates: development of a practical standardised protocol for macroinvertebrate sampling and sorting. Limnologica 34: 349-365.

Haase, P., Pauls, S., Sundermann, A. & Zenker, A. (2004). Testing different sorting techniques in macroinvertebrate samples from running waters. Limnologica 34: 366-378.

Hering, D., Böhmer, J., Haase, P. & Schaumburg, J. (2004). New methods for assessing freshwaters in Germany. Limnologica 34: 281-282.

Hering, D., Meier, C., Rawer-Jost, C., Feld, C.K., Biss, R., Zenker, A., Sundermann, A., Lohse, S. & Böhmer, J. (2004). Assessing streams in Germany with benthic invertebrates: selection of candidate metrics. Limnologica 34: 398-415.