Aboveground Vertebrates and Invertebrates related studies

core projectsProjekttitelPrincipal investigatorsPeriod
Arthropods I (Core project)Land use, aboveground arthropod diversity and arthropod-related processesWeisser2011-2020
Arthropods II (Core project)Abundance and diversity of arthropodsLinsenmair2011-2014
AntAphidDirect and indirect effects on ant communities in a land use gradient in grasslandsFeldhaar2014-2017
Barcoding DipteraDevelopment of mass sequencing workflowsWägele, Weisser 2011-2015
BATMANMulti-trophic interactions of Butterflies Along a gradienT of MANagement intensity in grasslands and forest Klein, Krauss 2008-2011
BEsoundThe relationships between land use intensity, organismic diversity and acoustic complexityScherer-Lorenzen 2014-2017
DUNGWEBSLand-use responses of dung beetle communities and their ecosystem servicesAssmann, Blüthgen, Schmitt2014-2017
FootprintsChemical signatures of floral resource competition between honeybees and wild bees along a landuse gradient Eltz, Blüthgen 2011-2014
InsectScaleEffects of landscape context and land-use intensity on biodiversity and multitrophic interactions among plants, pollinators, herbivores, and their natural enemies Steffan-Dewenter, Westphal, Tscharntke, Scherber 2008-2011
LANDSCAPESLandscape heterogeneity and functionalWestphal2012-2014
MetacommuniTreeLand use effects on patterns and processes in decomposer metacommunities in tree holesPetermann, Weisser2014-2017
NecroPigInfluence of land use intensity on the decomposition rate of dead mammals in conjunction with the biodiversity of the carcass associated insect faunaAyasse, Steiger2014-2017
ParaAvesResponse of birds to forest management and host-parasite-vector interactionsRenner, Schaefer2014-2017
PhyloDivPhylogenetic community structure and land use: Does intensification cause phylogenetic homogenization?Brändle 2011-2017
PlantomicsRelationship between chemical profiles of plants, their herbivore biodiversity and land-useMüller, Kuhn 2009-2011
PlantcolThe interaction between signal diversity and pollinator behaviour along a land use Schaefer, Blüthgen 2009-2011
ResponseLand use effects on response diversity in animal-plant interactions Blüthgen 2011-2014
PopGeneLandImpact of contemporary and historical landscape structure on neutral and adaptive genetic markers in ground beetle populations Aßmann, Drees 2011-2014
STOICHIOLand-use effects on plant-herbivore stoichiometry: micro- and macronutrientsBlüthgen, Kleinebecker, Mody2014-2017