Alexander Singer


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

Department of Ecological Modelling

Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig

Building 1.0, Room 217 map

Tel.: +49 341 235-1016
Fax: +49 341 235-1473    

Alexander Singer


I focus my research on consequences of interspecific interactions for spatio-temporal population and community dynamics. Research areas are


  • Singer, A., Schweiger, O., Kühn, I., Johst, K., (2018):
    Constructing a hybrid species distribution model from standard large-scale distribution data
    Ecol. Model. 373 , 39 - 52
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  • Hawkins, B.A., Leroy, B., Rodríguez, M.Á., Singer, A., Vilela, B., Villalobos, F., Wang, X., Zelený, D., (2017):
    Structural bias in aggregated species-level variables driven by repeated species co-occurrences: a pervasive problem in community and assemblage data
    J. Biogeogr. 44 (6), 1199 - 1211
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  • Karakoç, C., Singer, A., Johst, K., Harms, H., Chatzinotas, A., (2017):
    Transient recovery dynamics of a predator–prey system under press and pulse disturbances
    BMC Ecology 17 , art. 13
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  • Singer, A., Johst, K., (2017):
    Transience after disturbance: Obligate species recovery dynamics depend on disturbance duration
    Theor. Popul. Biol. 115 , 81 - 88
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  • Singer, A., Frank, K., (2016):
    Viability of cyclic populations
    Ecology 97 (11), 3143 - 3153
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  • Singer, A., Johst, K., Banitz, T., Fowler, M.S., Groeneveld, J., Gutiérrez, A.G., Hartig, F., Krug, R.M., Liess, M., Matlack, G., Meyer, K.M., Pe'er, G., Radchuk, V., Voinopol-Sassu, A.-J., Travis, J.M.J., (2016):
    Community dynamics under environmental change: How can next generation mechanistic models improve projections of species distributions?
    Ecol. Model. 326 , 63 - 74
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  • Urban, M.C., Bocedi, G., Hendry, A.P., Mihoub, J.-B., Pe'er, G., Singer, A., Bridle, J.R., Crozier, L.G., De Meester, L., Godsoe, W., Gonzalez, A., Hellmann, J.J., Holt, R.D., Huth, A., Johst, K., Krug, C.B., Leadley, P.W., Palmer, S.C.F., Pantel, J.H., Schmitz, A., Zollner, P.A., Travis, J.M.J., (2016):
    Improving the forecast for biodiversity under climate change
    Science 353 (6304), aad8466-1 - aad8466-9
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