Fluss- und Auenökologie


Publikationen (SCI journals)


Lembrechts, J.J., Aalto, J., Ashcroft, M.B., De Frenne, P., Kopecký, M., Lenoir, J., Luoto, M., Maclean, I.M.D., Roupsard, O., Fuentes-Lillo, E., García, R.A., Pellissier, L., Pitteloud, C., Alatalo, J.M., Smith, S.W., Björk, R.G., Muffler, L., Cesarz, S., Gottschall, F., Backes, A.R., Okello, J., Urban, J., Plichta, R., Svátek, M., Phartyal, S.S., Wipf, S., Eisenhauer, N., Pușcaș, M., Dan Turtureanu, P., Varlagin, A., Dimarco, R.D., Jump, A.S., Randall, K., Dorrepaal, E., Larson, K., Walz, J., Vitale, L., Svoboda, M., Finger Higgens, R., Halbritter, A.H., Curasi, S.R., Klupar, I., Koontz, A., Pearse, W.D., Simpson, E., Stemkovski, M., Graae, B.J., Vedel Sørensen, M., Høye, T.T., Fernández Calzado, M.R., Lorite, J., Carbognani, M., Tomaselli, M., Forte, T.G.W., Petraglia, A., Haesen, S., Somers, B., Van Meerbeek, K., Björkman, M.P., Hylander, K., Merinero, S., Gharun, M., Buchmann, N., Dolezal, J., Matula, R., Thomas, A.D., Bailey, J.J., Ghosn, D., Kazakis, G., de Pablo, M.A., Kemppinen, J., Niittynen, P., Rew, L., Seipel, T., Larson, C., Speed, J.D.M., Ardö, J., Cannone, N., Guglielmin, M., Malfasi, F., Bader, M.Y., Canessa, R., Stanisci, A., Kreyling, J., Schmeddes, J., Teuber, L., Aschero, V., Čiliak, M., Máliš, F., De Smedt, P., Govaert, S., Meeussen, C., Vangansbeke, P., Gigauri, K., Lamprecht, A., Pauli, H., Steinbauer, K., Winkler, M., Ueyama, M., Nuñez, M.A., Ursu, T.M., Haider, S., Wedegärtner, R.E.M., Smiljanic, M., Trouillier, M., Wilmking, M., Altman, J., Brůna, J., Hederová, L., Macek, M., Man, M., Wild, J., Vittoz, P., Pärtel, M., Barančok, P., Kanka, R., Kollár, J., Palaj, A., Barros, A., Mazzolari, A.C., Bauters, M., Boeckx, P., Benito Alonso, J.L., Zong, S., Di Cecco, V., Sitková, Z., Tielbörger, K., van den Brink L., Weigel, R., Homeier, J., Dahlberg, C.J., Medinets, S., Medinets, V., De Boeck, H.J., Portillo-Estrada, M., Verryckt, L.T., Milbau, A., Daskalova, G.N., Thomas, H.J.D., Myers-Smith, I.H., Blonder, B., Stephan, J.G., Descombes, P., Zellweger, F., Frei, E.R., Heinesch, B., Andrews, C., Dick, J., Siebicke, L., Rocha, A., Senior, R.A., Rixen, C., Jimenez, J.J., Boike, J., Pauchard, A., Scholten, T., Scheffers, B., Klinges, D., Basham, E.W., Zhang, J., Zhang, Z., Géron, C., Fazlioglu, F., Candan, O., Sallo Bravo, J., Hrbacek, F., Laska, K., Cremonese, E., Haase, P., Moyano, F.E., Rossi, C. & Nijs, I. (2020). SoilTemp: a global database of near-surface temperature. Global Change Biology: doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15123.

Baranov, V., Jourdan. J., Pilotto, F., Wagner, R. & Haase, P. (2020). Complex and nonlinear climate-driven changes in freshwater insect communities over 42 years. Conservation Biology. doi:10.1111/cobi.13477.

Müller, F., Bicking, S., Ahrendt, K., Kinh Bac, D., Blindow, I., Fürst, C., Haase, P., Kruse, M., Kruse, T., Ma, L., Perennes, M., Ruljevic, I., Schernewski, G., Schimming, C.-G., Schneiders, A., Schubert, H., Schumacher, J., Tappeiner, U., Wangai, P., Windhorst, W. & Zeleny, J. (2020). Assessing ecosystem service potentials to evaluate terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystem types in Northern Germany – An expert-based matrix approach. Ecological Indicators 112: 106116.

Rico-Sánchez, A.E., Sundermann, A., López-López, E., Torres-Olvera, M.J., Mueller, S.A., & Haubrock, P.J. (2020). Biological diversity in protected areas: Not yet known but already threatened. Global Ecology and Conservation: e01006.

Haubrock, P.J., Innocenti, G., Mueller, S.A., Rothman, S.B.S., Galil, B.S., & Goren, M. (2020). Prey availability and community composition: Diet analysis of the black angler fish Lophius budegassa Spinola, 1807 in the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea. Regional Studies in Marine Science 33: 100940.


Haubrock, P.J., Balzani, P., Azzini, M., Inghilesi, A.F., Veselý, L., Guo, W., & Tricarico, E. (2019). Shared histories of co-evolution may affect trophic interactions in a freshwater community dominated by alien species. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7: 355.

Stellati, L., Borgianni, N., Bissattini, A.M., Buono, V., Haubrock, P.J., Balzani, P., & Luiselli, L. (2019). Living with aliens: suboptimal ecological condition in semiaquatic snakes inhabiting a hot spot of allodiversity. Acta Oecologica 100: 103466.

Haubrock, P.J., Inghilesi, A.F., Mazza, G., Bendoni, M., Solari, L. & E. Tricarico (2019): Burrowing activity of Procambarus clarkii on levees: analysing behaviour and burrow structure. Wetlands Ecology and Management. online first; DOI: 10.1007/s11273-019-09674-3.

Haubrock, P. J., Balzani, P., Criado, A., Inghilesi, A. F., Tricarico, E., & Monteoliva, A. P. (2019). Predicting the effects of reintroducing a native predator (European eel, Anguilla anguilla) into a freshwater community dominated by alien species using a multidisciplinary approach.  Management of Biological Invasions  10(1): 171-191.

Haubrock, P.J., Azzini, M., Balzani, P., Inghilesi, A.F. & Tricarico, E. (2019). When alien catfish meet – Resource overlap between the North American Ictalurus punctatus and immature European Silurus glanis in the Arno River (Italy). Ecology of Freshwater Fish 1 – 14. https://doi.org/10.1111/eff.12481

Su, X., Polvi, L.E., Lind, L., Pilotto, F. & Nilsson, C. (2019). Importance of lansscape context for post-restoration recovery of riparian vegetation. Freshwater Biology: doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13282

Dirnböck, T, Haase, P., Mirtl, M., Pau, J. & Templer, P. (2019). Contemporary International Long-Term Ecological Research (ILTER) – from biogeosciences to socio-ecology and biodiversity research. Regional Environmental Change 19: 309-311.

Jourdan, J., Plath, M., Tonkin, J.D., Ceylan, M., Dumeier, A., Gellert, G., Graf, W., Hawkins, C.P., Kiel, E., Lorenz, A., Matthaei, C., Tonkin, J.D., Verdonschot, P.F.M., Verdonschot, R.C.M. & Haase, P. (2019). Reintroduction of freshwater macroinvertebrates: challenges and opportunities. Biological Reviews 94: 368-387.

Manfrin, A., Teurlincx, S., Lorenz, A., Haase, P., Marttila, M., Syrjänen, J., Thomas, G. & Stoll, S. (2019). Effect of river restoration on life-strategies in fish communities. Stoten 663: 486-495.

Pilotto, F., Tonkin, J.D., Januschke, K., Lorenz, A.W., Jourdan, J., Sundermann, A., Hering, D., Stoll, S. & Haase, P. (2019). Diverging response patterns of terrestrial and aquatic species to hydromorphological restoration. Conservation Biology 33: 132-141.

Haase, P., Pilotto, F., Li, F., Sundermann, A., Lorenz, A.W., Tonkin, J.D, & Stoll, S. (2019). Moderate warming over the past 25 years has already reorganized stream invertebrate communities. Stoten 658: 1531-1538.


Haubrock, P.J., Azzini, M., Fribbi, I., Inghilesi, A.F. & Tricarico, E. (2018). Opportunistic alien catfish: unexpected findings in the diet of the alien species Ictalurus punctatus in Central Italy. Fish. Aquat. Life 26: 239-242.

Haubrock, P.J., Fribbi, I., Balzani, P., Johovic, I., Baker, N.J., Inghilesi, A.F., Tricarico, E., Nocita, A. (2018). Age determination in the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus using pectoral spines: a technical report. Fishes in Mediterranean Environments 2018.003: 13p. https://doi.org/10.29094/FiSHMED.2018.00

Deffner, J., & Haase, P. (2018). The societal relevance of river restoration. Ecology and Society 23 (4): 35.

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.H., 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. (2018). Amber inclusions from New Zealand. Gondwana Research 56: 135-146.

Zimmer, C., Riesch, R, Jourdan, J., Bierbach, D., Arias-Rodriguez, L. & Plath, M. (2018). Female Choice Undermines the Emergence of Strong Sexual Isolation between Locally Adapted Populations of Atlantic Mollies (Poecilia mexicana). Genes 9 (5): 232.

Pilotto, F., Nilsson, C., Polvi, L.E. & McKie, B.G. (2018). First signs of macroinvertebrate recovery following enhanced restoration of boreal streams used for timber floating. Ecological Applications 28 (2): 587-597.

Ouyang, X., Gao, J.C., Xie M.F., Liu, B.H., Zhou, L.J., Chen, B.J., Jourdan, J., Riesch, R. & Plath, M. (2018). Natural and sexual selection drive multivariate phenotypic divergence along climatic gradients in an invasive fish. Scientific Reports 8 (1): 11164.

Legett, H.D., Baranov, V.A. & Bernal, X.E. (2018). Seasonal variation in abundance and diversity of eavesdropping frog-biting midges (Diptera, Corethrellidae) in a neotropical rainforest. Ecological Entomology 43 (2): 226-233.

Riesch, R., Martin, R.A., Diamond, S.E., Jourdan, J., Plath, M. & Langerhans, R.B. (2018). Thermal regime drives a latitudinal gradient in morphology and life history in a livebearing fish. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125 (1): 126-141.

Beermann, A.J., Zizka, V.M.A., Elbrecht, V., Baranov, V. & Leese, F. (2018). DNA metabarcoding reveals the complex and hidden responses of chironomids to multiple stressors. Environmental Sciences Europe 30 (1): 1-26.

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). Real gaps in European bird monitoring: A reply to Voříšek et al. Biological Conservation 225: 247-248.

Li, F., Tonkin, J.D. & Haase, P. (2018). Dispersal capacity and broad-scale landscape structure shape communities along stream networks. Limnologica 71: 68-74.

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.

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: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2017.12.003

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: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/een.12492/full.

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.

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.

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.


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.


Kuemmerlen M., Stoll, S., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2015). Predicting stream macroinvertebrate distributions in the LTER-site Rhine-Main-Observatory: Long-term monitoring data meets high-resolution, catchment-based SDMs. Ecological Indicators. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.08.008.

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. (2015). Bridging the gap between biodiversity data and policy reporting needs: An Essential Biodiversity Variables perspective. Journal of Applied Ecology. Online early: doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12417.

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.


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.


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.

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.

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., 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., 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 (4): 664-674.

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.

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.

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.


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

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.

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.

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.

Lorenz, A., Korte, T., Sundermann, A., Januschke, K. & Haase, P. (2012). Macrophytes respond to reach-scale river restorations. 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)


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.

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.

Balint, M., Domisch, S.,  Engelhardt, C.H.M.,  Haase, P., Lehrian, C., Sauer, J., Theissinger, K., Pauls, S.U.,  & Nowak, C. (2011). Climate change will lead to massive loss of cryptic biodiversity. 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 and 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.

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.


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.

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.

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.


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 (1): 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.


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.

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.

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.

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.


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.


Haase, P., Deppenmeier, U., Blaut, M. & Gottschalk, G. (1992). Purification and characterisation of F420H2-Dehydrogenase from Methanolobus tinarius. Eur. J. Biochem. 203: 527-531.