Inken Dörfler

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department of Ecology and Ecosystemmanagement
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Room:  1.2.2.4
Phone: +49.8161.71.4149
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail: inkendoerfler[at]googlemail.com

Curriculum vitae

12/2013- present PhD student at the Chair of Terrestrial Ecology, TU München.
11/2013 Masterthesis at the Department of Biodiversity Research/ Systematic Botany, University Potsdam. Title: "Vegetation change of wet and moist forests in NE German nature reserves" Supervisors: PD. Dr. Thilo Heinken, apl. Prof. Dr. Monika Wulf.
04/2011- 11/2013 M.Sc. Master of Ecology. Evolution and Conservation at the University Potsdam. Specialization in Plant Ecology.
10/2010- 03/2011 Gap year for voluntary work at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
09/2010 Bachelorthesis at the Department of Plant Ecology and Ecosystem Research, Georg-August-University Göttingen. Title: "Vergleich der Flechtendiversität in montanen Fichtenwäldern mit unterschiedlicher Nutzungsgeschichte". Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Markus Hauck, Dr. Mascha Jacob.
10/2007- 09/2010 B.Sc Biology at the Georg-August-University Göttingen.

Research interest

  • Community ecology
  • Biodiversity of plants, fungi, insects and birds
  • Sustainable management

Projects

The role of dead wood enrichment on the maintenance of biodiversity in the northern Steigerwald, funded by the Bavarian State Institute of Forestry.

Publications

2015

Bernhardt-Römermann, M., L. Baeten, D. Craven, P. De Frenne, R. Hédl, J. Lenoir, D. Bert, J. Brunet, M. Chudomelová, G. Decocq, H. Dierschke, T. Dirnböck, I. Dörfler, T. Heinken, M. Hermy, P. Hommel, B. Jaroszewicz, A. Keczynski, D. L. Kelly, K. J. Kirby, M. Kopecký, M. Macek, F. Máliš, M. Mirtl, F. J. G. Mitchell, T. Naaf, M. Newman, G. Peterken, P. Petrík, W. Schmidt, T. Standovár, Z. Tóth, H. V. Calster, G. Verstraeten, J. Vladovic, O. Vild, M. Wulf and K. Verheyen. 2015. Drivers of temporal changes in temperate forest plant diversity vary across spatial scales. Global Change Biology 21:3726-3737. PDF

2013

Dittrich, S., M. Hauck, D. Schweigatz, I. Dörfler, R. Huhne, C. Bade, M. Jacob, and C. Leuschner. 2013. Separating forest continuity from tree age effects on plant diversity in the ground and epiphyte vegetation of a Central European mountain spruce forest. Flora 208:238-246. PDF

2011

Hauck, M., P. I. Otto, S. Dittrich, M. Jacob, C. Bade, I. Dörfler, and C. Leuschner. 2011. Small increase in sub-stratum pH causes the dieback of one of Europe's most common lichens, Lecanora conizaeoides. Annals of Botany 108:359-366. PDF