Christophe Dominik

PhD Student
Department Computational Landscape Ecology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstrasse 15 | 04318 Leipzig | Germany

Phone: +49 341 235 1948 | fax: +49 341 235 1939

Research interests

  • Landscape ecology
  • Biological control
  • Community ecology

Current project

PhD Thesis: "The effects of surrounding landscapes on biocontrol-production function in rice dominated agroecosystems"

Part of the LEGATO project "Land-use intensity and Ecological Engineering – Assessment Tools for risks and Opportunities in irrigated rice based production systems"



Dominik C., Ménanteau L., Chadenas C., Godet L. (accepted). The influence of salina landscape structures on terrestrial bird distribution in the Guérande basin (Northwestern France). Bird Study XX : XXX-XXX.

Research experience

since Jul 2012

Mar-Jun 2012

PhD Student

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Leipzig, Germany

LEGATO Project

Research Assistant

Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) - Nantes, France
In collaboration with Ecomuseum of the Ré Island - Île de Ré, France

European Union's INTERREG Programme "ECOSAL Atlantis"

Influence of landscape structures of the salinas on terrestrial bird distribution of the Ré Island (Western France)




Master of Science in Biodiversity and Tropical Ecosystems
Université de La Réunion - Saint-Denis, La Réunion

Bachelor of Science in Biology of Organisms and Populations
Université Henri-Poincaré (UHP Nancy-1) - Nancy, France



Aktuelle Publikationen

Beckmann, M., Bruelheide, H., Erfmeier, A., (2014):
Local performance of six clonal alien species differs between native and invasive regions in Germany and New Zealand
Austral Ecol. 39 (4), 378 - 387

Beckmann, M., Václavík, T., Manceur, A.M., Šprtová, L., von Wehrden, H., Welk, E., Cord, A.F., (2014):
glUV: a global UV-B radiation data set for macroecological studies
Methods Ecol. Evol. 5 (4), 372 - 383

Bonumá, N.B., Rossi, C.G., Arnold, J.G., Reichert, J.M., Minella, J.P., Allen, P.M., Volk, M., (2014):
Simulating landscape sediment transport capacity by using a modified SWAT model
J. Environ. Qual. 43 (1), 55 - 66

Brosinsky, A., Lausch, A., Doktor, D., Salbach, C., Merbach, I., Gwillym-Margianto, S., Pause, M., (2014):
Analysis of spectral vegetation signal characteristics as a function of soil moisture conditions using hyperspectral remote sensing
J. Indian Soc. Remote Sens. 42 (2), 311 - 324

Cerro, I., Antigüedad, I., Srinavasan, R., Sauvage, S., Volk, M., Sanchez-Perez, J.M., (2014):
Simulating land management options to reduce nitrate pollution in an agricultural watershed dominated by an alluvial aquifer
J. Environ. Qual. 43 (1), 67 - 74