PD Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Pfeiffer

Kontakt/ Adresse

Dr. Martin Pfeiffer
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Department Aquatische Ökosystemanalyse und Management (ASAM)
Helmholtz-Zentrum
für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Brückstr. 3a, 39114 Magdeburg

Tel: +49 (0)921 552 361
Mobil: +49 (0) 152 5748 6912
Fax: +49 (0)391 8109 111
martin.pfeiffer@ufz.de

PD Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Pfeiffer

Lebenslauf

Seit 2016

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ,
Department Aquatische Ökosystemanalyse und Management

2015 - jetzt

Privatdozent, Lehrstuhl für Biogeographie, Bayreuther Zentrum für Ökologie und Umweltforschung, Universität Bayreuth

2010 - 2015

Visiting Professor, National University of Mongolia, Ulan Bator

2008

Habilitation für Zoologie und Ökologie an der Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften der Universität Ulm.
Thema: "Structuring of animal communities: Interspecific interactions and habitat selection among ants and small mammals"

2001-2007

Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Institut für Experimentelle Ökologie, Universität Ulm (Frau Prof. Dr. E. Kalko)

1992-2000

Universität Würzburg, Abteilung für Tierökologie und Tropische Biologie

1997

Promotion, Universität Würzburg (Prof. Dr. K.E. Linsenmair).
Thema: "Social structure and behavioral ecology of giant ants Camponotus gigas Latreille 1802 in the rain forest of Malaysia on Borneo"

1981-1989

Studium der Biologie, Universität Bayreuth


Aktivitäten in der wissenschaftlichen Gemeinschaft, Ehrungen

2007 - jetzt

Herausgeber Asian Myrmecology (IF:1.1)

2015

Ehrendoktorwürde der School of Arts & Sciences der National University of Mongolia

2013 - 2015

Gründungskomitee der Deutsch-Mongolischen Hochschule für Rohstoffe und Technologie

2006

Landeslehrpreis des Staates Baden-Württemberg

1985 – 1986

Studentensprecher der Universität Bayreuth


Arbeitsgebiete

  • Wasserqualität
  • Integriertes Wasser Ressourcen Management
  • Umweltstatistik, Datenauswertung und Visualisierung
  • Tiergemeinschaften
  • Bioindikatoren
  • Biogeographie der Mongolei

Aktuelle Projekte

Das IWRM MoMo Projekt


Ausgewählte Publikationen

2016

  • Enkhtur K, Pfeiffer M, Boldgiv B. Response of moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) to different intensities of livestock grazing in Mongolian rangelands. Ecological Indicators. DOI: 10.1016/ j.ecolind.2016.08.053
  • Bharti H, Bharti M, Pfeiffer M. Using ants (Formicidae) as bioindicators of ecosystem health in Shivalik mountains of Himalayas (India): assessment of species diversity and functional groups. Asian Myrmecology. DOI: 10.20362/am.008023.
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  • Poloczek A, Pfeiffer M, Schneider R & Mühlenberg M. (2016). The Chilopods of the Khentey-Mountain Range, Northern Mongolia. Communities of different forest-types under a varying fire regime. European Journal of Soil Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejsobi.2016.04.004

2015

  • Pfeiffer M, Gunsmaa B, Hoffman J, Siegfried K, Karthe D, Hahn-Tomer S (2015). Investigating arsenic (As) occurrence and sources in ground, surface, waste and drinking water in northern Mongolia. Environmental Earth Sciences (Sustainable Water Management in Central Asia) 73: 649-662 DOI: 10.1007/s12665-013-3029-0
  • Batbayar G, Karthe D, Pfeiffer M, von Tümpling W and Kappas M, 2015. Influence of urban settlement and mining activities on surface water quality in northern Mongolia. In: Karthe D, Chalov S, Kasimov N, Kappas M eds. Water and Environment in the Selenga-Baikal Basin: International Research Cooperation for an Ecoregion of Global Relevance; pp. 73-86. Stuttgart. Ibidem.

2014

  • Paknia O, Pfeiffer M (2014). Niche based processes and temporal variation of environment drive beta diversity of ants (Hymenoptera) in dryland ecosystems of Iran. Myrmecological News 20: 15-23
  • Pfeiffer M, Mezger D & Dyckmans J (2014). Trophic ecology of tropical leaf litter ants (Hymenoptera Formicidae) - a stable isotope study in four types of Bornean rain forest. Myrmecological News 19: 31-41
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  • Bayartogtokh B, Aibek U, Yamane S, Pfeiffer M (2014). Diversity and biogeography of ants in Mongolia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Asian Myrmecology 6: 63-82
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2013

  • Wells K, O'Hara RB, Pfeiffer M, Lakim MB, Petney TN, Durden LA (2013). Inferring host specificity and network formation through agent-based models: tick - mammal interactions in Borneo. Oecologia (Berlin) 172 (2): 307-316. doi:10.1007/s00442-012-2511-9

2012

  • Pfeiffer M, Mezger D (2012). Biodiversity Assessment in incomplete inventories: leaf litter ant communities in several types of Bornean rain forest. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40729. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040729
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  • Paknia O, Pfeiffer M (2012). Productivity alone does not explain species richness of ants - an example from Central Persian deserts. Arid Environments 85: 86-92

2011

  • Paknia O, Pfeiffer M (2011). Hierarchical partitioning of ant diversity: implications for conservation of biogeographical diversity in arid and semi-arid areas. Diversity and Distributions 17: 122-131
  • Mezger D, Pfeiffer M (2011). Partitioning the impact of abiotic factors and spatial patterns on diversity and community structure of ground ant assemblages in four Bornean rainforests. Ecography 34: 39–48

2010

  • Pfeiffer M, Huttenlocher H, Ayasse M (2010). Myrmecochorous plants use chemical mimicry to cheat seed-dispersing ants. Functional Ecology 24: 545-555
  • Mezger D, Pfeiffer M (2010). Is nest temperature an important factor for niche partitioning by leaf-litter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Bornean rain forests? Journal of Tropical Ecology 26: 445-455.
  • Lenz T, Wells K, Pfeiffer M, Sommer S (2010). Diverse MHC IIB allele repertoire increases parasite resistance and body condition in the Long-tailed giant rat (Leopoldamys sabanus). BioMed Central Evolutionary Biology 9: 269.
  • Mezger D, Pfeiffer M (2010). Eurhopalothrix elke, a new species of the E. platisquama group from Borneo (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a key to the species group. Myrmecological News 13: 133-139.
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2009

  • Dunn RR, Agosti D, Andersen AN, Arnan X, Brühl CA, Cerdá X, Ellison AM, Fisher BL, Fitzpatrick MC, Gibb H, Gotelli NJ, Gove AD, Guenard B, Milan J, Kaspari M, Laurent EJ, Lessard J-P, Longino JT, Majer JD, Menke SB, McGlynn TP, Parr CL, Philpot TM, Pfeiffer M, Retana J, Suarez AV, Vasconcelos HL, Weiser MD, Sanders NJ (2009). Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. Ecology Letters 12: 324-333

2008

  • Pfeiffer M, Ho CT & Teh CL (2008). Exploring arboreal ant mosaics and the impact of exotic "tramp" species (Formicidae) in plantations of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) in Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia. Ecography 31: 21-32

2007

  • Wells K, Kalko EKV, Lakim MB & Pfeiffer M (2007). Effects of rain forest logging on species richness and assemblages of small mammals in SE Asia. Journal of Biogeography 34 (6): 1087-1099.

2006

  • Wells K, Pfeiffer M, Lakim MB & Kalko EKV (2006). Movement trajectories and habitat partitioning of small mammals in logged and unlogged rainforests on Borneo. Journal of Animal Ecology 75, 1212-1223

2005

  • Stich HB, Pfeiffer M & Maier G (2005). Zooplankton communities in a large prealpine lake, Lake Constance: comparison between the Upper and the Lower Lake. Journal of Limnology 64(2): 129-138