Dr.

Wolf-Christian Saul

Position
Phone
+49(30) 83 85 72 96

 

IGB & Freie Universität Berlin

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy

Ecological Novelty Group

Königin-Luise-Str. 1-3

14195 Berlin

Germany

Profile
Working group
Ecological Novelty and Theoretical Ecology
Expertise
  • invasion ecology
  • theoretical ecology
  • ecological novelty
  • myrmecology
  • behavioural ecology
  • biodiversity research
  • evolutionary ecology
  • tropical ecology
  • sociobiology
CV

Since 9/2014: Research associate, AG Ecological Novelty, IGB & Freie Universität Berlin

12/2013–8/2014: Research associate, Restoration Ecology, Technische Universität München

8/2009–2/2013: Project coordinator of the research network ‘AgroClustEr Synbreed – Synergistic Plant and Animal Breeding’ (funded by BMBF; part-time), Plant Breeding, Technische Universität München

4/2007–6/2015: PhD Student (Dr. rer. nat.), Landscape Ecology & Restoration Ecology, Technische Universität München

1998-2005: Studies in Biology (Diploma): Universität Konstanz / Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg / Universidad de Costa Rica

2017

Jaimie T. A. Dick; Mhairi E. Alexander; Anthony Ricciardi; Ciaran Laverty; Paul O. Downey; Meng Xu; Jonathan M. Jeschke; Wolf-Christian Saul; Matthew P. Hill; Ryan Wasserman; Daniel Barrios-O'Neill; Olaf L. F. Weyl; Richard H. Shaw

Functional responses can unify invasion ecology

Biological Invasions. - 19(2017)5, S. 1667-1672

Jaimie T. A. Dick; Mhairi E. Alexander; Anthony Ricciardi; Ciaran Laverty; Paul O. Downey; Meng Xu; Jonathan M. Jeschke; Wolf-Christian Saul; Matthew P. Hill; Ryan Wasserman; Daniel Barrios-O'Neill; Olaf L. F. Weyl; Richard H. Shaw

Fictional responses from Vonesh et al.

Biological Invasions. - 19(2017)5, S. 1677-1678

Gregor Kalinkat; Juliano S. Cabral; William Darwall; G. Francesco Ficetola; Judith L. Fisher; Darren P. Giling; Marie-Pierre Gosselin; Hans-Peter Grossart; Sonja C. Jähnig; Jonathan M. Jeschke; Klaus Knopf; Stefano Larsen; Gabriela Onandia; Marlene Paetzig; Wolf-Christian Saul; Gabriel Singer; Erik Sperfeld; Ivan Jaric

Flagship umbrella species needed for the conservation of overlooked aquatic biodiversity

Conservation Biology. - 31(2017)2, S. 481-485

 

 

2015

Tina Heger; Sylvia Haider; Wolf-Christian Saul; Jonathan M. Jeschke

Species from different taxonomic groups show similar invasion traits

Immediate Science Ecology. - 3(2015),S. 1-13

Further publications

In press

Bacher S, Blackburn TM, Essl F, Genovesi P, Heikkilä J, Jeschke JM, Jones GD, Keller RP, Kenis M, Kueffer C, Martinou A, Nentwig W, Pergl J, Pyšek P, Rabitsch W, Richardson DM, Roy HE, Saul W-C, Scalera R, Vilà M, Wilson JRU, Kumschick S (in press) Socio- economic impact classification of alien taxa (SEICAT). Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12844

Penk M, Saul W-C, Dick JTA, Donohue I, Alexander ME, Linzmaier S, Jeschke JM (in press) A trophic interaction framework for identifying the invasive capacity of novel organisms. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12817

2017

Saul W-C, Shackleton RT, Yannelli FA (2017) Ecologists winning arguments: ends don’t justify the means. A response to Begon. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 32: 722–723. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.08.005

2013

Heger T, Saul W-C, Trepl L (2013) What biological invasions ‘are’ is a matter of perspective. Journal for Nature Conservation 21: 93–96. doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2012.11.002

Saul W-C, Jeschke JM, Heger T (2013) The role of eco-evolutionary experience in invasion success. Neobiota 17: 57–74. doi: 10.3897/neobiota.17.5208

2010

Hoffmann BD, Saul W-C (2010) Yellow crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes) invasions within undisturbed mainland Australian habitats: no support for biotic resistance hypothesis. Biological Invasions 12: 3093–3108. doi: 10.1007/s10530-010-9701-3

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