Research for the Environment

Dr. Christiane Ilg

Room 339
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research-UFZ
Department of Conservation Biology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig


Tel.: +49 341 235-1643
Fax: +49 341 235-3191
Email: Dr. Christiane Ilg

Publications

Research projects:

BioFresh - Biodiversity of Freshwater Ecosystems: Status, Trends, Pressures, and Conservation Priorities

HABEX - Floodplain habitats after extreme flood events; impact of the Elbe flood 2002 on flora and fauna.

Interdisciplinary research platform for floodplain ecology in the Middle Elbe Monitoring of floodplain restoration.

KLIWAS – Impacts of climate change on waterways and navigation in Germany
Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf Wasserstraßen und Schifffahrt in Deutschland.

KLIWAS Elbe – Impacts of climate change on waterways and navigation in Germany - Climate caused changes in vegetation - the example of Middle Elbe river floodplains (joint project with the BfG - Federal Agency for Hydrology.

Completed projects:

Inventory of the EPT taxa (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera & Trichoptera) in the Haute Savoie natural parks of de Sixt-Passy, Passy et des Contamines-Montjoie, carried in theLEBA(Laboratoire d'écologie et de biologie aquatique, University of Geneva).

Low flow period (winter) hydrology and ecology of a glacier-fed river system in the Southern Alps, New Zealand


 

Middle Elbe and its floodplains

 

Recent Publications

JAX, K. (Ed.)(2010): Ecosystem functioning Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 272 S.

Fisheries and Fish-eating Vertebrates as a Model Case
Series: Environmental Science and Engineering
Subseries: Environmental Science
Klenke, R.A.; Ring, I.; Kranz, A.; Jepsen, N.; Rauschmayer, F.; Henle, K. (Eds.)
2013, XIV, 347 p. 64 illus., 36 in color.

JAX. K. & A. SCHWARZ (2011): Competing terms. Chapter 11,. In: SCHWARZ, A. & K. JAX (eds.): Ecology Revisited: Reflecting on Concepts, Advancing Science. Dordrecht, Springer: 155-159.

SCHWARZ, A. & K. JAX (eds.): Ecology Revisited: Reflecting on Concepts, Advancing Science. Dordrecht, Springer: 444 p.

BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION Volume 20, Number 5, 1057-1072, DOI: 10.1007/s10531-011-0015-2

Effects of species turnover on reserve site selection in a fragmented landscape - Birgit Felinks, Renata Pardini, Marianna Dixo, Klaus Follner, Jean P. Metzger und Klaus Henle

BRECKLING, B., PE'ER, G. & Y.G. MATSINOS (2011). Cellular Automata in Ecological Modelling. In: JOPP, F., REUTER, H., BRECKLING, B. (Eds.): Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics.  Springer: 105-117.

BRECKLING, B., PE'ER, G. & Y.G. MATSINOS (2011). Cellular Automata in Ecological Modelling. In: JOPP, F., REUTER, H., BRECKLING, B. (Eds.): Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics. Springer: 105-117.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/331/6021/1139.summary

Science-Policy Interface: Beyond Assessments - Mike Hulme, Martin Mahony, Silke Beck, Christoph Görg, Bernd Hansjürgens, Jennifer Hauck, Carsten Nesshöver, Axel Paulsch, Marie Vandewalle, Heidi Wittmer, Stefan Böschen, Peter Bridgewater, Mariteuw Chimère Diaw, Pierre Fabre, Aurelia Figueroa, Kong Luen Heong, Horst Korn, Rik Leemans, Eva Lövbrand, Mohd Norowi Hamid, Chad Monfreda, Roger Pielke, Jr., Josef Settele, Marten Winter, Alice B. M. Vadrot, Sybille van den Hove and Jeroen P. van der Sluijs, Science 5 August 2011: 697-698.