Franz Hölker

PD Dr. Franz Hölker

IGB-Abteilung: (A1) Ökohydrologie
Funktion: Wissenschaftler
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Telefonnummer: +49 (0)30 64181 665
Faxnummer: +49 (0)30 64181 663
Standort: Müggelseedamm 310, 12587 Berlin
Raum: 406
  • Lebenslauf
  • Forschung
  • Publikationen
  • Lehre
  • Sonstiges

Lebenslauf

seit 2012 Chair der Europäischen COST-Aktion LoNNe (Loss oft the Night Network; FP7, ESF)
seit 2009 Projektleiter der Forschungsplattform ‘Verlust der Nacht’
seit 2009 Privatdozent für Zoologie am Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie der Freien Universität Berlin
seit 2008 Arbeitsgruppenleiter BerlinExperiment (Verlust der Nacht), Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei, Berlin
2006 - 2008 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Gemeinsamen Forschungseinrichtung (JRC) der Europäischen Kommission, Ispra, Italien
2007 Habilitation an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in Zoologie, Titel: Investigating food webs in aquatic systems : bridging the gap between ecology, behaviour, physiology, and modelling
1999 - 2006 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei, Berlin
1993 - 1999 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Promotion am Institut für Hydrobiologie und Fischereiwissenschaft, Universität Hamburg
1988 - 1992 Studium der Hydrobiologie und Fischereiwissenschaft an der Universität Hamburg, Nebenfächer: Zoologie, Mikrobiologie
1986 - 1988 Grundstudium Biologie an der Johannes-Gutenberg Universität Mainz

Forschungsthemen

Chronoökologie, Lichtverschmutzung, Nachtlandschaften, Ökophysiologie, Management sozial-ökologischer Systeme

Forschungsprojekte

TitelLaufzeitBeschreibung
Verlust der Nacht 2010 - 2013 Ursachen und Folgen künstlicher Beleuchtung für Umwelt, Natur und Mensch
Verlust der Nacht: Teilprojekt: Impact of artificial light on fish physiology 2010-2013 Verlust der Nacht hinsichtlich der Fischphysiologie
LoNNE - Loss of the Night Network 2012 Netzwerk zum Thema Lichtverschmutzung
Hier - Zur Datenbank der Bibliothek

    2015

  • Gaston, Kevin J.; Visser, Marcel E.; Hölker, Franz (2015):
    The biological impacts of artificial light at night: the research challenge.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London : Ser. B, Biological Sciences, 370 (1667)
  • Degen, Tobias; Hovestadt, Thomas; Mitesser, Oliver; Hölker, Franz (2015):
    High female survival promotes evolution of protogyny and sexual conflict.
    PLoS One, 10 (3): e0118354
  • Hölker, Franz; Wurzbacher, Christian M.; Weißenborn, Carsten; Monaghan, Michael Thomas; Holzhauer, Stephanie; Premke, Katrin (2015):
    Microbial diversity and community respiration in freshwater sediments influenced by artificial light at night.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London : Ser. B, Biological Sciences, 370 (1667)
  • Kyba, Christopher C. M.; Garz, Stefanie; Küchly, Helga; Sanchez de Miguel, Alejandro; Zamorano, Jaime; Fischer, Jürgen; Hölker, Franz (2015):
    High-resolution imagery of earth at night: new sources, opportunities and challenges.
    Remote Sensing, 7 (1): 1-23.
  • Kyba, Christopher C. M.; Tong, Kai Pong; Bennie, Jonathan; Birriel, Ignacio; Birriel, Jennifer J.; Cool, Andrew; Danielsen, Arne; Davies, Thomas W.; Den Outer, Peter N.; Edwards, William; Ehlert, Rainer; Falchi, Fabio; Fischer, Jürgen; Giacomelli, Andrea; Giubbilini, Francesco; Haaima, Marty; Hesse, Claudia; Heygster, Georg; Hölker, Franz; Inger, Richard; Jensen, Linsey J.; Küchly, Helga; Kuehn, John; Langill, Phil; Lolkema, Dorien E. (2015):
    Worldwide variations in artificial skyglow.
    Scientific Reports, 5: art. nr. 8409
  • Brüning, Anika; Hölker, Franz; Franke, Steffen; Preuer, Torsten; Kloas, Werner (2015):
    Spotlight on fish: light pollution affects circadian rhythms of European perch but does not cause stress.
    Science of the Total Environment, 511: 516-522.
  • Hölker, Franz; Vanni, Michael J.; Kuiper, Jan J.; Meile, Christof; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Stief, Peter; Adrian, Rita; Lorke, Andreas; Dellwig, Olaf; Brand, Andreas; Hupfer, Michael; Mooij, Wolf M.; Nützmann, Gunnar; Lewandowski, Jörg (2015):
    Tube-dwelling invertebrates: tiny ecosystem engineers have large effects in lake ecosystems.
    Ecological Monographs, 85 (3): 333-351.: NULL
  • 2014

  • Müller, Eva Nora; Van Schaik, Loes; Blume, Theresa; Bronstert, Axel; Carus, Jana; Fleckenstein, Jan H.; Fohrer, Nicola; Geissler, Katja; Gerke, Horst H.; Graeff, Thomas; Hesse, Cornelia; Hildebrandt, Anke; Hölker, Franz; Hunke, Philip; Körner, Katrin; Lewandowski, Jörg; Lohmann, Dirk; Meinikmann, Karin; Schibalski, Anett; Schmalz, Britta; Schröder, Boris; Tietjen, Britta (2014):
    Skalen, Schwerpunkte, Rückkopplungen und Herausforderungen der ökohydrologischen Forschung in Deutschland.
    Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 58 (4): 221-240.
  • Perkin, Elizabeth K.; Hölker, Franz; Heller, Stefan; Berghahn, Rüdiger (2014):
    Artificial light and nocturnal activity in gammarids.
    PeerJ, 2: e279
  • Kurvers, Ralf H. J. M.; Hölker, Franz (2014):
    Bright nights and social interactions: a neglected issue.
    Behavioral Ecology,
  • Perkin, Elizabeth K.; Hölker, Franz; Tockner, Klement; Richardson, John S. (2014):
    Artificial light as a disturbance to light-naive streams.
    Freshwater Biology, 59 (11): 2235-2244.
  • Kyba, Christopher C. M.; Hänel, Andreas; Hölker, Franz (2014):
    Redefining efficiency for outdoor lighting.
    Energy and Environmental Science, 7 (6): 1806-1809.
  • Perkin, Elizabeth K.; Hölker, Franz; Tockner, Klement (2014):
    The effects of artificial lighting on adult aquatic and terrestrial insects.
    Freshwater Biology, 59 (2): 368-377.
  • Schroer, Sibylle; Hölker, Franz (2014):
    Lichtverschmutzung - ein globales Problem.
    Praxis der Naturwissenschaften - Biologie in der Schule, 63 (7): 4-11.
  • Perkin, Elizabeth K.; Hölker, Franz; Tockner, Klement (2014):
    The effects of artificial lighting on adult aquatic and terrestrial insects.
    , 59: 368-377.
  • Schroer, Sibylle; Hölker, Franz (2014):
    Lichtverschmutzung - ein globales Problem.
    , 63: 4-11.
  • 2013

  • Kyba,Christopher;Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Do artificially illuminated skies affect biodiversity in nocturnal landscapes?.
    Landscape Ecology, 28 (9): 1637-1640.
  • Schnitt,Sabrina;Ruhtz,Thomas;Fischer,Jürgen;Hölker,Franz;Kyba,Christopher; (2013):
    Temperature stability of the Sky Quality Meter.
    Sensors, 13 (9): 12166-12174.
  • Kyba,Christopher;Wagner,Janna;Kuechly,Helga;Walker,Constance;Elvidge,Christopher;Falchi,Fabio;Ruhtz,Thomas;Fischer,Jürgen;Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Citizen science provides valuable data for monitoring global night sky luminance.
    Scientific Reports, 3 (1835): 1-6.
  • Held,Martin;Hölker,Franz;Jessel,Beate; (2013):
    Schutz der Nacht – die andere Hälfte des Natur- und Landschaftsschutzes.
    BfN-Skripten, 336: 13-16.
  • Held,Martin;Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Ökologie der Zeit und künstliche Beleuchtung in der Nacht.
    BfN-Skripten, 336: 23-26.
  • Kuechly,Helga;Kyba,Christopher;Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Woher kommt das Licht? Räumliche Betrachtung der Lichtverschmutzung.
    BfN-Skripten, 336: 39-42.
  • Brüning,Anika;Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Lichtverschmutzung und die Folgen für Fische.
    BfN-Skripten, 336: 69-72.
  • Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Lichtverschmutzung und die Folgen für Ökosysteme und Biodiversität.
    BfN-Skripten, 336: 73-76.
  • Holzhauer,Stephanie;Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Forschungsverbund „Verlust der Nacht“.
    BfN-Skripten, 336: 141-144.
  • Hölker,Franz; (2013):
    Verlust der Nacht - Die zunehmende künstliche Beleuchtung ist ein großes Problem für Natur und Umwelt.
    Umwelt aktuell, (7): 6-7.
  • Franke,Steffen;Brüning,Anika;Hölker,Franz;Kloas,Werner; (2013):
    Study of biological action of light on fish.
    Journal of Light & Visual Environment, 37 (4): 194-204.
  • 2012

  • Kuechly,Helga U.;Kyba,Christopher C. M.;Ruhtz,Thomas;Lindemann,Carsten;Wolter,Christian;Fischer,Jürgen;Hölker,Franz; (2012):
    Aerial survey and spatial analysis of sources of light pollution in Berlin, Germany.
    Remote Sensing of Environment, 126: 39-50.
  • Kyba,Christopher C. M.;Ruhtz,Thomas;Fischer,Jürgen;Hölker,Franz; (2012):
    Red is the new black: how the color of urban skyglow varies with cloud cover.
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 425 (1): 701-708.
  • Kyba,Christopher;Hölker,Franz; (2012):
    Window illumination should be expected to poorly correlate with satellite brightness measurements.
    Chronobiology International, 29 (1): 87-90.
  • Shuter,Brian J.;Finstad,Anders G.;Helland,Ingeborg Palm;Zweimüller,Irene;Hölker,Franz; (2012):
    The role of winter phenology in shaping the ecology of freshwater fish and their sensitivities to climate change.
    Aquatic Sciences, 74 (4): 637-657.
  • Schulze,Torsten;Dörner,Hendrik;Baade,Ulrich;Hölker,Franz; (2012):
    Dietary niche partitioning in a piscivorous fish guild in response to stocking of an additional competitor - the role of diet specialization.
    Limnologica, 42 (1): 56-64.
  • Schlüter,Maja;McAllister,Ryan;Arlinghaus,Robert;Bunnefeld,Nils;Eisenack,Klaus;Hölker,Franz;Milner-Gulland,E.; J.;Müller,Birgit;Nicholson,Emily;Quaas,Martin;Stöven,Max; (2012):
    New horizons for managing the environment: A review of coupled social-ecological systems modelling.
    Natural Resource Modeling, 25 (1): 219-272.
  • Ohlberger,Jan;Mehner,Thomas;Staaks,Georg;Hölker,Franz; (2012):
    Intraspecific temperature dependence of the scaling of metabolic rate with body mass in fishes and its ecological implications.
    Oikos, 121 (2): 245-251.
  • Mehner,Thomas;Busch,Susan;Clemmesen, Catriona;Helland,Ingeborg Palm;Hölker,Franz;Ohlberger,Jan;Peck, Myron A.; (2012):
    Ecological commonalities among pelagic fishes: comparison of freshwater ciscoes and marine herring and sprat.
    Marine Biology, 159 (11): 2583-2603.
  • 2011

  • Jäger,Ines;Hölker,Franz;Flöder,S.;Walz,Norbert; (2011):
    Impact of Chaoborus flavicans-predation on the zooplankton in a mesotrophic lake: a three year study.
    International Review of Hydrobiology, 96 (2): 191-208.
  • Perkin,Elizabeth;Hölker,Franz;Richardson,John S.;Sadler,Jon P.;Wolter,Christian;Tockner,Klement; (2011):
    The influence of artificial light on freshwater and riparian ecosystems: Questions, challenges, and perspectives.
    Ecosphere, 2 (11)
  • Kyba,Christopher C.M.;Ruhtz,Thomas;Fischer,Jürgen;Hölker,Franz; (2011):
    Cloud coverage acts as an amplifier for ecological light pollution in urban ecosystems.
    PLoS One, 6 (3)
  • Kyba,Christopher C.M.;Ruhtz,Thomas;Fischer,Jürgen;Hölker,Franz; (2011):
    Lunar skylight polarization signal polluted by urban lighting.
    Journal of Geophysical Research, 116
  • Gabriel,Katharina;Hölker,Franz; (2011):
    Verlust der Nacht. Künstliche Beleuchtung und ihre Folgen für die natürliche Umwelt.
    Naturmagazin Berlin, Brandenburg, 25 (2): 10-11.
  • Brüning,Anika;Hölker,Franz;Wolter,Christian; (2011):
    Artificial light at night: implications for early life stages development in four temperate freshwater fish species.
    Aquatic Sciences, 73 (1): 143-152.
  • Nagel,Florian;Hölker,Franz;Wolter,Christian; (2011):
    In situ estimation of gastric evacuation and consumption rates of burbot (Lota lota) in a summer-warm lowland river.
    Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 27 (5): 1236-1241.
  • 2010

  • Beare DJ;Hölker F;Engelhard G;McKenzie E;Reid D; (2010):
    An unintended experiment in fisheries science: a marine area protected by war results in Mexican waves in fish numbers-at-age.
    Naturwissenschaften, 97: 797-808.
  • Hölker F;Wolter C;Perkin E;Tockner K; (2010):
    Light pollution as a biodiversity threat.
    Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 25: 681-682.
  • Hölker F;Moss T;Griefahn B;Kloas W;Voigt C;Henckel D;Hänel A;Kappeler P;Völker S;Schwope A;Franke S;Uhrlandt D;Fischer J;Klenke R;Wolter C;Tockner K; (2010):
    The dark side of light: a transdisciplinary research agenda for light pollution policy.
    Ecology and Society, 15 (4): 1-11.
  • Wolter C;Volkmann S;Nagel F;Hölker F; (2010):
    Die Oderquappe - ein Leben am Temperaturlimit.
    Nationalpark-Jahrbuch Unteres Odertal, 2009: 57-72.
  • 2009

  • Hölker F;Voigt C;Wolter C;Perkin E;Tockner K; (2009):
    Der Verlust der Nacht ist auch ein ökologisches Problem.
    Zwischenruf, 2: 18-21.
  • 2008

  • Ohlberger J;Staaks G;Petzoldt T;Mehner T;Hölker F; (2008):
    Physiological specialization by thermal adaptation drives ecological divergence in a sympatric fish species pair.
    Evolutionary Ecology Research, 10: 1173-1185.
  • Ohlberger J;Mehner T;Staaks G;Hölker F; (2008):
    Temperature-related physiological adaptations promote ecological divergence in a sympatric species pair of temperate freshwater fish, Coregonus spp..
    Functional Ecology, 22 (3): 501-508.
  • Ohlberger J;Mehner T;Staaks G;Hölker F; (2008):
    Is ecological segregation in a pair of sympatric coregonines supported by divergent feeding efficiencies?.
    Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 65 (10): 2105-2113.
  • 2007

  • Dörner H;Hülsmann S;Hölker F;Skov C;Wagner A; (2007):
    Size-dependent predator-prey relationships between pikeperch and their prey fish.
    Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 16: 307-314.
  • Hölker F;Dörner H;Schulze T;Haertel-Borer S;Peacor SD;Mehner T; (2007):
    Species-specific responses of planktivorous fish to the introduction of a new piscivore: implications for prey fitness.
    Freshwater Biology, 52: 1793-1806.
  • Knopf K;Krieger A;Hölker F; (2007):
    Parasite community and mortality of over-wintering young-of-the-year roach (Rutilus rutilus).
    Journal of Parasitology, 93: 985-991.
  • Mehner T;Kasprzak P;Hölker F; (2007):
    Exploring ultimate hypotheses to predict diel vertical migrations in coregonid fish.
    Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 64: 874-886.
  • Mehner T;Ihlau J;Dörner H;Hupfer M;Hölker F; (2007):
    The role of insectivorous fish in fostering the allochthonous subsidy of lakes.
    Limnology and Oceanography, 52: 2718-2721.
  • Ohlberger J;Staaks G;Hölker F; (2007):
    Effects of temperature, swimming speed and body mass on standard and active metabolic rate in vendace (Coregonus albula).
    Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 177 (8): 905-916.
  • Ohlberger J;Staaks G;Hölker F; (2007):
    Estimating the active metabolic rate (AMR) in fish based on tail beat frequency (TBF) and body mass.
    Journal of Experimental Zoology A, 307 (5): 296-300.
  • 2006

  • Ohlberger J;Staaks G;Hölker F; (2006):
    Swimming efficiency and the influence of morphology on swimming costs in fishes.
    Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 176: 17-25.
  • Dörner H;Schulze T;Mehner T;Hölker F; (2006):
    The effect of temperature on mortality in small perch marked with coded wire tags.
    Journal of Fish Biology, 69: 1255-1260.
  • Schulze T;Dörner H;Hölker F;Mehner T; (2006):
    Determinants of habitat choice in a large planktivorous fish.
    Journal of Fish Biology, 69: 1136-1150.
  • Schulze T;Baade U;Dörner H;Eckmann R;Haertel-Borer S;Hölker F;Mehner T; (2006):
    Response of the residential fish community to introduction of a new predator type in a mesotrophic lake.
    Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 63: 2202-2212.
  • Hölker F; (2006):
    Effects of body size and temperature on respiration of common bream compared to sympatric roach.
    Animal Biology, 56: 23-37.
  • Stief P;Hölker F; (2006):
    Trait-mediated indirect effect of predatory fish on microbial mineralization in aquatic sediments.
    Ecology, 87: 3152-3159.
  • 2005

  • Breckling B;Müller F;Reuter H;Hölker F;Fränzle O; (2005):
    Emergent properties in individual-based ecological models - introducing case studies in an ecosystem research context.
    Ecological Modelling, 186: 376-388.
  • Haertel-Borer S;Zak D;Eckmann R;Baade U;Hölker F; (2005):
    Population density of the crayfish, Orconectes limosus, in relation to fish and macorinvertebrate densities in a small mesotrophic lake - implications for the lake's food web.
    International Review of Hydrobiology, 90: 523-533.
  • Hölker F;Mehner T; (2005):
    Simulation of trait-mediated and density-mediated indirect effects of piscivorous predators on a lake food web.
    Basic and Applied Ecology, 6: 289-300.
  • Hölker F;Breckling B; (2005):
    A spatial explicit bioenergetics individual-based model of roach (Rutilus rutilus) to investigate emergent properties at the organismal and the population level.
    Ecological Modelling, 186: 406-426.
  • Hölker F;Stief P; (2005):
    Adaptive behaviour of chironomid larvae (Chironomus riparius) in response to chemical stimuli from predators and resource density.
    Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 58: 256-263.
  • Knopf K;Hölker F; (2005):
    First report of Philometra obturans (Nematoda) and Neoergasilus japonicus (Copepoda) in Germany.
    Acta Parasitologica, 50: 261-262.
  • Mehner T;Ihlau J;Dörner H;Hölker F; (2005):
    Can feeding of fish on terrestrial insects subsidize the nutrient pool of lakes?.
    Limnology and Oceanography, 50: 2022-2031.
  • Mehner T;Hölker F;Kasprzak P; (2005):
    Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of trophic variables in a deep lake as reflected by repeated singular samplings.
    Oikos, 108: 401-409.
  • Ohlberger J;Staaks G;Van Dijk P;Hölker F; (2005):
    Modelling energetic costs of fish swimming.
    Journal of Experimental Zoology A, 303: 657-664.
  • Reuter H;Hölker F;Middelhoff U;Jopp F;Eschenbach C;Breckling B; (2005):
    The concepts of emergent and collective properties in individual-based models - Summary and outlook of the Bornhöved case studies.
    Ecological Modelling, 186: 489-501.
  • Van Dijk P;Hardewig I;Hölker F; (2005):
    Energy reserves during food deprivation and compensatory growth in juvenile roach: the importance of season and temperature.
    Journal of Fish Biology, 66: 167-181.
  • 2004

  • Hölker F;Volkmann S;Wolter C;Van Dijk P;Hardewig I; (2004):
    Colonization of the freshwater environment by a marine invader: How to cope with warm summer temperatures.
    Evolutionary Ecology Research, 6: 1123-1144.
  • Hölker F;Haertel S; (2004):
    Application of a bioenergetics model to roach.
    Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 20: 548-550.
  • 2003

  • Dörner H;Diekmann M;Hölker F; (2003):
    Limnoökologie in Europa - Bericht vom dritten Symposium für Europäische Forschung an Binnengewässern.
    Fischer & Teichwirt, 54: 425-428.
  • Hölker F; (2003):
    The metabolic rate of roach in relation to body size and temperature.
    Journal of Fish Biology, 62: 565-579.
  • 2002

  • Breckling B;Reuter H;Jopp F;Hölker F;Middelhoff U;Eschenbach C; (2002):
    Simula meets Ecology II: Object oriented model applications.
    ASU Newsletter, 27: 1-37.
  • Hölker F;Breckling B; (2002):
    Influence of activity in a heterogeneous environment on the dynamics of fish growth: an individual-based model of roach.
    Journal of Fish Biology, 60: 1170-1189.
  • Hölker F;Haertel S;Steiner S;Mehner T; (2002):
    Effects of piscivore-mediated habitat use on growth, diet and zooplankton consumption of roach: an individual-based modelling approach.
    Freshwater Biology, 47: 2345-2358.