Annegret Grimm-Seyfarth

MSc Biology

room 343d

Department of Conservation Biology
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: 0341 235 1652

annegret.grimm@ufz.de

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Scientific career

2010 - 2012 Master of Science in Biology at the University of Leipzig
Thesis Title: Assessing Effective Population Size in Vertebrate Populations
2007 - 2010 Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Leipzig
Thesis Title: Reliability of Different Methods for Population Size Estimates Tested with Field Data from Populations of Known Size

Academic positions

2015 onwards PhD at UFZ, Dep. Conservation Biology
2013 - 2014 Researcher at UFZ, Dep. Conservation Biology
2012 onwards Guest scientist at the University of Canberra, Institute for Applied Ecology
2009 - 2012 Internship, Research Assistant, and Guest Scientist at UFZ, Dep. Conservation Biology
2011 - 2012 Student Assistant in a cooperation project between the University of Leipzig, the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and EURING
2009 Internship at the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology

Research interests

  • Population ecology of vertebrates
  • Effects of climate warming on vertebrates
  • Herpetology
  • international nature and species conservation
  • Statistics, programming, and modelling

Projects

Effects of climate change on a reptile community in arid Australia
Project duration: 2012 onwards
In the project: since 2012
Contact person: Annegret Grimm, annegret.grimm@ufz.de

The use of detection dogs in conservation

Project duration: 2015 onwards
In the project: since 2015
Contact person: Reinhard Klenke, reinhard.klenke@ufz.de


Finished projects

Effects of climate change on barn swallows

Project duration: 2011 - 2015
In the project: 2011-2015
Partner: Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Primate kin selection
Contact person: Annegret Grimm, annegret.grimm@ufz.de


SCALES
Securing the Conservation of biodiversity across Administrative Levels and spatial, temporal, and Ecological Scales
Project duration: 01.05.2009 - 31.07.2014
In the project: 2012 - 2014
Contact person: Reinhard Klenke, reinhard.klenke@ufz.de    


Publications

2017 (4)

  • Grimm-Seyfarth, A., Klenke, R., (2017):
    Suchhunde im Naturschutz: Geruchsunterscheidung zwischen nahe verwandten Arten mit identischer Diät
    In: Schüler, C., Kaul, P., (Hrsg.)
    Faszinosum Spürhunde: Gefahren sichtbar machen – Gefahren abwenden. Tagungsergebnisse des 3. Symposiums für Odorologie im Diensthundewesen an der Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
    Schriften der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Odorologie e.V. Band 1
    Verlag Dr. Kovač, Hamburg, S. 253 - 266
    full text (url)
  • Grimm-Seyfarth, A., Mihoub, J.-B., Henle, K., (2017):
    Too hot to die? The effects of vegetation shading on past, present, and future activity budgets of two diurnal skinks from arid Australia
    Ecol. Evol. 7 (17), 6803 - 6813
    full text (url)
  • Henle, K., Andres, C., Bernhard, D., Grimm, A., Stoev, P., Tzankov, N., Schlegel, M., (2017):
    Are species genetically more sensitive to habitat fragmentation on the periphery of their range compared to the core? A case study on the sand lizard (Lacerta agilis)
    Landsc. Ecol. 32 (1), 131 - 145
    full text (url)
  • Kolora, S.R.R., Faria, R., Weigert, A., Schaffer, S., Grimm, A., Henle, K., Sahyoun, A.H., Stadler, P.F., Nowick, K., Bleidorn, C., Schlegel, M., (2017):
    The complete mitochondrial genome of Lacerta bilineata and comparison with its closely related congener L. viridis
    Mitochondrial DNA 28 (1), 116 - 118
    full text (url)

2016 (1)

  • Grimm, A., Gruber, B., Hoehn, M., Enders, K., Henle, K., (2016):
    A model-derived short-term estimation method of effective size for small populations with overlapping generations
    Methods Ecol. Evol. 7 (6), 734 - 743
    full text (url)

2015 (2)

  • Grimm, A., Weiß, B.M., Kulik, L., Mihoub, J.-B., Mundry, R., Köppen, U., Brueckmann, T., Thomsen, R., Widdig, A., (2015):
    Earlier breeding, lower success: does the spatial scale of climatic conditions matter in a migratory passerine bird?
    Ecol. Evol. 5 (23), 5722 - 5734
    full text (url)
  • Steinicke, H., Gruber, B., Grimm, A., Grosse, W.-R., Henle, K., (2015):
    Morphological shifts in populations of generalist and specialist amphibians in response to fragmentation of the Brazilian Atlantic forest
    Nature Conservation-Bulgaria (13), 47 - 59
    full text (url)

2014 (4)

  • Grimm, A., Gruber, B., Henle, K., (2014):
    Reliability of different mark-recapture methods for population size estimation tested against reference population sizes constructed from field data
    PLOS One 9 (6), e98840
    full text (url)
  • Grimm, A., Ramírez, A.M.P., Moulherat, S., Reynaud, J., Henle, K., (2014):
    Life-history trait database of European reptile species
    Nature Conservation-Bulgaria (9), 45 - 67
    full text (url)
  • Henle, K., Grobelnik, V., Grimm, A., Penev, L., Klenke, R., Framstad, E., (2014):
    SCALETOOL: an online dissemination and decision support tool for scaling issues in nature conservation
    In: Henle, K., Potts, S.G., Kunin, W.E., Matsinos, Y.G., Similä, J., Pantis, J.D., Grobelnik, V., Penev, L., Settele, J., (eds.)
    Scaling in ecology and biodiversity conservation
    Pensoft, Sofia, p. 186 - 189
    full text (url)
  • Henle, K., Potts, S.G., Scott, A.V., Kunin, W.E., Gunton, R.M., Schmeller, D.S., Matsinos, Y.G., Similä, J., Pantis, J.D., Mazaris, A.D., Grobelnik, V., Grimm, A., Penev, L., Klenke, R., Settele, J., (2014):
    Lessons learned
    In: Henle, K., Potts, S.G., Kunin, W.E., Matsinos, Y.G., Similä, J., Pantis, J.D., Grobelnik, V., Penev, L., Settele, J., (eds.)
    Scaling in ecology and biodiversity conservation
    Pensoft, Sofia, p. 193 - 200
    full text (url)

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