von Sonja Jähnigs Forschungsgruppe Aquatische Ökogeographie

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Garack S, Wollrab S, Jähnig SC, Günther K, Berger SA, et al. 2022. Entwicklung der ökologischen Beschaffenheit von Oberflächengewässern im Klimawandel. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung 15, 98-107.

Irving K, Kuemmerlen M, Jähnig SC. 2022. Disentangling the influence of climatic and hydrological predictor variables on benthic macroinvertebrate distributions. Hydrobiologia 849, 1021-1040.

Maasri A*, Jähnig SC*, Adamescu M, Adrian R, Baigun C, Baird D, et al. 2022. A Global Agenda for Advancing Freshwater Biodiversity Research. Ecology Letters 25:255-263.

Serra-Llobet A, Jähnig SC, Geist J, Kondolf GM, Damm C, Scholz M, et al. 2022. Restoring Rivers and Floodplains for Habitat and Flood Risk Reduction: Experiences in Multi-Benefit Floodplain Management from California and Germany. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9, 778568.

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Baldan D, Kiesel J, Hauer C, Jähnig SC, Hein T. 2021. Increased sediment deposition triggered by climate change impacts freshwater pearl mussel habitats and metapopulations. Journal of Applied Ecology 58, 1933-1944.

Cid N, Erős T, Heino J, Singer G, Jähnig SC, Cañedo-Argüelles M, Bonada N, Sarremejane R, Mykrä H, Sandin L, Paloniemi R, Varumo L, Datry T. 2021. From meta-system theory to the sustainable management of rivers in the Anthropocene. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 20, 49-57.

Harper M, Mejbel H, Longert D, Abell R, …, Jähnig SC, … Cooke S. 2021. Twenty-five essential research questions to inform the protection and restoration of freshwater biodiversity. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31, 2632–2653.

He F, Jähnig SC, Wetzig A, Langhans SD. 2021. More exposure opportunities for promoting freshwater conservation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31, 3626-3635.

He F, Thieme M, Zarfl C, Grill G, Lehner B, Hogan Z, Tockner K, Jähnig SC. 2021. Impacts of loss of free-flowing rivers on global freshwater megafauna. Biological Conservation 263, 109335.

He F, Langhans SD, Wanke R, Zarfl C, Tockner K, Jähnig SC. 2021. Combined effects of life-history traits and anthropogenic threats on extinction risk of freshwater megafauna. Conservation Biology 35, 643-653, e13590.

Jähnig SC, Baranov V, Altermatt F, Cranston P, Friedrichs-Manthey M, Geist J, He F, Heino J, Hering D, Hölker F, Jourdan J, Kalinkat G, Kiesel J, Leese F, Maasri A, Monaghan MT, Schäfer RB, Tockner K, Tonkin JD, Domisch S. 2021. Revisiting global trends in freshwater insect biodiversity. WIREs Water: e1506.

Maasri A, Thorp JH, Kotlinski N, Kiesel J, Erdenee B, Jähnig SC. 2021. Variation in macroinvertebrate community structure of Functional Process Zones along the river continuum: new elements for the interpretation of the River Ecosystem Synthesis. River Research and Applications, 37, 665-674.

Van Rees CB, Waylen KA, Schmidt-Kloiber A, …, Jähnig SC. 2021. Safeguarding freshwater life beyond 2020: Recommendations for the new global biodiversity framework from the European experience. Conservation Letters 14, e12771.

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Jarić I, Roll U, Arlinghaus R, Belmaker J, Chen Y, China V, Douda K, Essl F, Jähnig SC, Jeschke JM, Kalinkat G, Kalous L, Ladle R, Lennox RJ, Rosa R, Sbragaglia V, Sherren K, Šmejkal M, Soriano-Redondo A, Souza AT, Wolter C, Correia RA. 2020. Expanding conservation culturomics and iEcology from terrestrial to aquatic realms. PLOS Biology 18(10): e3000935.

Kiesel J, Stanzel P, Kling H, Fohrer N, Jähnig SC, Pechlivanidis I. 2020. Streamflow-based evaluation of climate model sub-selection methods Climatic Change. Climatic Change 163, 1267–1285.

Kurthen AL, He F, Dong X, Maasri A, Wu N, Cai Q, Jähnig SC. 2020. Metacommunity Structures of Macroinvertebrates and Diatoms in High Mountain Streams, Yunnan, China. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8: Article 571887.

Blackman RC, Bruder A, Burdon FJ, Convey P, Funk WC, Jähnig SC, Kishe MA, Moretti MS, Natugonza V, Pawlowski J, Stubbington R, Zhang X, Seehausen O, Altermatt F. 2020. A meeting framework for inclusive and sustainable science. Nature Ecology and Evolution 4: 668–671.

Friedrichs‐Manthey M, Langhans SD, Hein T, Borgwardt F, Kling H, Jähnig SC, Domisch S. 2020. From topography to hydrology—The modifiable area unit problem impacts freshwater species distribution models. Ecology and Evolution 10(6): 2956-2968.

Friedrichs-Manthey M, Langhans SD, Hein T,Borgwardt F, Kling H, Jähnig SC, Domisch S. 2020. Art-Areal-Modellierung für Fischarten im Einzugsgebiet der oberen Donau: Aspekte zur Interpretation der Projektionen. Wasserwirtschaft 110(2-3): 38-40.

Guse B, Kiesel J, Pfannerstill M, Fohrer N. 2020. Assessing parameter identifiability for multiple performance criteria to constrain model parameters. Hydrological Sciences Journal 65(7): 1158-1172.

He F, Wude N, Dong X, Tanga T, Domisch S, Caia Q, Jähnig SC. 2020. Elevation, aspect, and local environment jointly determine diatom and macroinvertebrate diversity in the Cangshan Mountain, Southwest China. Ecological Indicators 108: 105618.

Irving KS, Jähnig SC, Kuemmerlen M. 2020. Identifying and applying an optimum set of environmental variables in speciesdistribution models. Inland Waters 10: 11-28.

Jarić I, Courchamp F, Correia R, Crowley SL, Essl F, Fischer A, González-Moreno P, Kalinkat G, Lambin X, Lenzner B, Meinard Y, Mill A, Musseau C, Novoa A, Pergl J, Pyšek P, Pyšková K, Robertson P, von Schmalensee M, Shackleton RT, Stefansson R, Štajerová K, Veríssimo D, Jeschke JM. 2020. The role of species charisma in biological invasions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Early online version. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Kakouei K, Domisch S, Kiesel J, Kail J, Jähnig SC. 2020. Climate model variability leads to uncertain predictions of the future abundance of stream macroinvertebrates. Scientific Reports, Nature 10: 2520.

Kiesel J, Kakouei K, Guse B, Fohrer N, Jähnig SC. 2020. When is a hydrological model sufficiently calibrated to depict flow preferences of riverine species? Ecohydrology 13(3): e2193.

Moleón M, Sánchez-Zapata JA, Donázar JA, Revilla E, Martín-López B, Gutiérrez-Cánovas C, Getz WM, Morales-Reyes Z, Campos-Arceiz A, Crowder LB, Galetti M, González-Suárez M, He F, Jordano P, Lewison R, Naidoo R, Owen-Smith N, Selva N, Svenning JC, Tella JL, Zarfl C, Jähnig SC, Hayward MW, Faurby S, García N, Barnosky AD, Tockner K. 2020. Rethinking megafauna. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Ser. B, Biological Sciences 287: 20192643. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Serlet AJ, López Moreira M GA, Zolezzi G, Wharton G, Hölker F, Gurnell AM, Tockner K, Bertoldi W, Bruno MC, Jähnig SC, Lewandowski J, Monaghan MT, Rillig MC, Rogato M, Toffolon M, Veresoglou SD and Zarfl C. 2020. SMART Research: Toward Interdisciplinary River Science in Europe. Frontiers in Environmental Science 8: 63.

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Berger C, Kiesel J. 2019. Conceptual Model of Salinity Intrusion by Tidal Trapping. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 145(10): 04019033.

Blöschl G, Bierkens MFP, Chambel A, Cudennec C, Destouni G, Fiori A, Kirchner JW, McDonnell JJ, Savenije HHG, Sivapalan M, Stumpp C, Toth E, Volpi E, Carr G, Lupton C, Salinas J, Széles B, Viglione A, Aksoy H, Allen ST, Amin A, Khatami S, Kiesel J, Kirkby M, Zhang Y. 2019. Twenty-three unsolved problems in hydrology (UPH) - a community perspective. Hydrological Sciences Journal 64(10): 1141-1158.

Domisch S, Friedrichs M Hein T, Borgwardt F, Wetzig A, Jähnig SC, Langhans SD. 2019. Spatially explicit species distribution models: A missed opportunity in conservation planning? Diversity and Distributions 25(5): 758-769.

Domisch S, Kakouei K, Martínez-López J, Bagstad KJ, Magrach A, Balbi S, Villa F, Funk A, Hein T, Borgwardt F, Hermoso V, Jähnig SC, Langhans SD. 2019. Social equity shapes zone-selection: Balancing aquatic biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services delivery in the transboundary Danube River Basin. Science of The Total Environment 656: 797-807.

Gericke A, Kiesel J, Deumlich D, Venohr M. 2019. Recent and future changes in rainfall erosivity and implications for the soil erosion risk in Brandenburg, NE Germany. Water 11(5): 904.

Guse B, Pfannerstill M, Kiesel J, Strauch M, Volk M, Fohrer N. 2019. Analysing spatio-temporal process and parameter dynamics in models to characterise contrasting catchments. Journal of Hydrology 570: 863-874.

He F, Jähnig SC. 2019. Put freshwater megafauna on the table before they are eaten to extinction. Conservation Letters 12(5): e12662.

He F, Sun X, Dong X, Cai Q, Jähnig SC. 2019. Benthic macroinvertebrates as indicators for river health in Changjiang Basin. Chinese water systems: Volume 3: Poyang Lake Basin / Yue, TianXiang. (eds.). - Cham: Springer, 2019. ch. 14: 207-217.

He F, Wu N, Dong X, Tang T, Domisch S, Cai Q, Jähnig SC. 2019. Elevation, aspect, and local environment jointly determine diatom and macroinvertebrate diversity in the Cangshan Mountain, Southwest China. Ecological Indicators 108: 105618.

He F, Zarfl C, Bremerich V, David JNW, Hogan Z, Kalinkat G, Tockner K, Jähnig SC. 2019. The global decline of freshwater megafauna. Global Change Biology 25(11): 3883-3892. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Hjalmarsson AE, Graf W, Vitecek S, Jähnig SC, Cai Q, Sharma S, Tong X, Li F, Shah DN, Shah RDT, Pauls SU. 2019. Molecular phylogeny of Himalopsyche (Trichoptera, Rhyacophilidae). Systematic Entomology 44(4): 973-984.

Irving K, Jähnig SC, Kuemmerlen M. 2019. Identifying and applying an optimum set of environmental variables in species distribution models. Inland Waters 10: 11-28.

Jähnig SC, Adrian R, Arlinghaus R, Becks L, Behrmann­Godel J, Berendonk T, Borchardt D, Dutz J, Freyhof J, Gaedke U, Geist J, Gessner M, Großart H­P, Haase P, Hahn HJ, Hering D, Hölker F, Jeschke J, Jürgens K, Kremp A, Kube S, Labrenz M, Leese F, Monaghan MT, Pätzig M, Pauls SU, Piontek J, Pusch M, Schäfer RB, Schneider J, Sommerwerk N, Stöck M, Straile D, Suhling F, Wagner A, Weitere M, Weithoff G, Winkelmann C, Worischka S. 2019. Lebendiges Wasser: Forschungsagenda zur biologischen Vielfalt der Binnen- und Küstengewässer. S. 12. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Jähnig SC, Adrian R, Arlinghaus R, Becks L, Behrmann­Godel J, Berendonk T, Borchardt D, Dutz J, Freyhof J, Gaedke U, Geist J, Gessner M, Großart H­P, Haase P, Hahn HJ, Hering D, Hölker F, Jeschke J, Jürgens K, Kremp A, Kube S, Labrenz M, Leese F, Monaghan MT, Pätzig M, Pauls SU, Piontek J, Pusch M, Schäfer RB, Schneider J, Sommerwerk N, Stöck M, Straile D, Suhling F, Wagner A, Weitere M, Weithoff G, Winkelmann C, Worischka S. 2019. Living Waters: A Research Agenda for the Biodiversity of Inland and Coastal Waters. p. 13. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Jähnig SC, Monaghan MT, Hering D. 2019. In-depth approach to river management. Nature 570: 301–303. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Jarić I, Lennox RJ, Kalinkat G, Cvijanovic G, Radinger J. 2019. Susceptibility of European freshwater fish to climate change: species profiling based on life-history and environmental characteristics. Global Change Biology 25:448-458. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Kiesel J, Gericke A, Rathjens H, Wetzig A, Kakouei K, Jähnig SC, Fohrer N. 2019. Climate change impacts on ecologically relevant hydrological indicators in three catchments in three European ecoregions. Ecological Engineering 127: 404-416.

Kiesel J, Guse B, Bormann H. 2019. Projecting the consequences of climate change on river ecosystems. In: Multiple Stressors in River Ecosystems - Status, Impacts and Prospects for the Future. Editors: Sabater S, Elosegi A, Ludwig R. ch. 16: 281-301.

Lago M, Boteler B, Rouillard J, Abhold K, Jähnig SC, Iglesias-Campos A, Delacámara G, Piet GJ, Hein T, Nogueira AJA, Lillebø AI, Strosser P, Robinson LA, DeWever A, O'Higgins T, Schlüter M, Török L, Reichert P, van Ham C, Villa F, McDonald H. 2019. Introducing the H2020 AQUACROSS project: Knowledge, Assessment, and Management for AQUAtic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aCROSS EU policies. Science of The Total Environment 652: 320-329.

Langhans SD, Domisch S, Balbi S, Delacámara G, Hermoso V, Kuemmerlen M, Martin R, Martínez‐López J, Vermeiren P, Villa F, Jähnig SC. 2019. Combining eight research areas to foster the uptake ofecosystem‐based management in fresh waters. Aquatic Conservation 29(7): 1161-1173.

Langhans SD, Jähnig SC, Lago M, Schmidt-Kloiber A, Hein T. 2019. The potential of ecosystem-based management to integrate biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service provision in aquatic ecosystems. Science of The Total Environment 672: 1017-1020.

Maasri A. 2019. A Global and Unified Trait Database for Aquatic Macroinvertebrates: The Missing Piece in a Global Approach. Frontiers in Environmental Science 7: 65.

Maasri A, Schechner AE, Erdenee B, Dodds WK, Chandra S, Gelhaus JK, Thorp JH. 2019. Does diel variation in oxygen influence taxonomic and functional diversity of stream macroinvertebrates? Freshwater Science 38: 692-701.

Maasri A, Thorp JH, Gelhaus JK, Tromboni F, Chandra S, Kenner SJ. 2019. Communities associated with the Functional Process Zone scale: A case study of stream macroinvertebrates in endorheic drainages. Science of The Total Environment 677: 184-193.

Sada R, Schmalz B, Kiesel J, Fohrer N. 2019. Probable Changes in Climate and Hydrological Regimes of the Western Siberian Lowlands. Environmental Earth Sciences 78: 56.

Schmidt-Kloiber A, Bremerich V, De Wever A, Jähnig SC, Martens C, Strackbein J, Tockner K, Hering D. 2019. The Freshwater Information Platform: a global online network providing data, tools and resources for science and policy support. Hydrobiologia 838: 1–11. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Schuwirth N, Borgwardt F, Domisch S, Friedrichs M, Kattwinkel M, Kneis D, Kuemmerlen M, Langhans SD, Martinez-Lopez J, Vermeiren P. 2019. How to make ecological models useful for environmental management. Ecological Modelling 411: 108784.

Van Looy K, Tonkin JD, Floury M, Leigh C, Soininen J, Larsen S, Heino J, Poff NL, Delong M, Jähnig SC, Datry T, Bonada N, Rosebery J, Jamoneau A, Ormerod SJ, Collier KJ, Wolter C. 2019. The three Rs of river ecosystem resilience: Resources, recruitment, and refugia. River Research and Applications 35(2): 107-120. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Vu TT, Kiesel J, Guse B, Fohrer N. 2019. Towards an improved understanding of hydrological change - Linking hydrologic metrics and multiple change point tests. Journal of Water and Climate Change 10(4): 743-758.

Vu TT, Kiesel J, Guse B, Fohrer N. 2019. Analysis of the occurrence, robustness and characteristics of abrupt changes in streamflow time series under future climate change. Climate Risk Management 26: 100198.

Zarfl C, Berlekamp J, He F, Jähnig SC, Darwall W, Tockner K. 2019. Future large hydropower dams impact global freshwater megafauna. Scientific Reports, Nature 9: 18531.

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Amatulli G, Domisch S, Tuanmu MN, Parmentier B, Ranipeta A, Malczyk J, Jetz W. 2018. A suite of global, cross-scale topographic variables for environmental and biodiversity modeling. Scientific Data 5 art. 180040.

Baranov V, Kalinkat G. 2018. Community Ecology of Aquatic Insects: A Landscape Perspective. Novel Methods and Results of Landscape Research in Europe, Central Asia and Siberia, Vol. 3. Landscape Monitoring and Modelling by Müller L, Sychev VG (eds). Publishing House FSBSI Pryanishnikov Institute of Agrochemistry, Moscow, Russia, pp 115-119, ISBN 9785923802498 ch. 3(23): 115-119.

Bierbach D, Kalinkat G, Kempkes M. 2018. Der Gillbach als (semi)-natürliches Forschungslabor. – in Guppys und andere Exoten in deutschen Fließgewässern: Ursachen, Auswirkungen und Perspektiven. Kempkes M, Lukas J, Bierbach D (Hrsg.), VerlagsKG Wolf, Magdeburg, DE 102-107.

Darwall W, Bremerich V, De Wever A, Dell AI, Freyhof J, Gessner MO, Grossart HP, Harrison I, Irvine K, Jähnig SC, Jeschke JM, Lee JJ, Lu C, Lewandowska AM, Monaghan MT, Nejstgaard JC, Patricio H, Schmidt-Kloiber A, Stuart SN, Thieme M, Tockner K, Turak E, Weyl OLF. 2018. The Alliance for Freshwater Life: a global call to unite efforts for freshwater biodiversity science and conservation. Aquatic Conservation 28(4): 1015-1022. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Datry T, Foulquier A, Corti R, Von Schiller D, Tockner K, Mendoza-Lera C, Clement JC, Gessner MO, Langhans SD, Rodriguez-Lozano P, Rolls RJ, Sanchez-Montoya MdM, Savic A, Shumilova O, Sridhar KR, Steward AL, Storey R, Taleb A, Uzan A, Vander Vorste R, Waltham NJ, Woelfle-Erskine C, Zak D, Zarfl C, Zoppini A. 2018. A global analysis of terrestrial plant litter dynamics in non-perennial waterways. Nature Geoscience 11(7): 497-503.

De Wever A, Schmidt-Kloiber A, Bremerich V, Freyhof J. 2018. Secondary data: taking advantage of existing data and improving data availability for supporting freshwater ecology research and biodiversity conservation. Freshwater ecology and conservation / ed. by Jocelyne Hughes. - Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2018. t. 3.

Friedrichs M, Hermoso V, Bremerich V, Langhans SD. 2018. Evaluation of habitat protection under the European Natura 2000 conservation network: the example for Germany. PLoS One 13(12): e0208264. Siehe Pressemitteilung

He F, Bremerich V, Zarfl C, Geldmann J, Langhans SD, David JNW, Darwall W, Tockner K, Jähnig SC. 2018. Freshwater megafauna diversity: patterns, status and threats. Diversity and Distributions 24(10): 1395-1404.

Hjalmarsson AE, Graf W, Jähnig SC, Vitecek S, Pauls SU. 2018. Molecular association and morphological characterisation of Himalopsche larval types (Trichoptera, Rhyacophilidae). ZooKeys 773: 79-108.

Irving KS, Kuemmerlen M, Kiesel J, Kakouei K, Domisch S, Jähnig SC. 2018. A high-resolution streamflow and hydrological metrics dataset for ecological modeling using a regression model. Scientific Data. 5 art. 180224.

Kakouei K, Kiesel J, Domisch S, Irving KS, Jähnig SC, Kail J. 2018. Projected effects of climate-change-induced flow alterations on stream macroinvertebrate abundances. Ecology and Evolution 8(6): 3393-3409.

Kalinkat G, Bierbach D, Lukas J. 2018. Geothermale und anthropogen erwärmte Gewässer als Lebensräume tropischer (Fisch-)Arten in den gemäßigten Breiten Europas. – in Guppys und andere Exoten in deutschen Fließgewässern: Ursachen, Auswirkungen und Perspektiven. Kempkes M, Lukas J, Bierbach D (Hrsg.), VerlagsKG Wolf, Magdeburg, DE 102-107.

Kiesel J, Conrad Y, Marciniak H, Sheludkov A, Abramenko K, Conrad M, Tretyakov N, Veshkurseva T, Khoroshavin V, Tolstikov A, Schmalz B, Fohrer N. 2018. Water quality in Siberian lowland catchments - measurement campaigns and assessment. Novel methods and results of landscape research in Europe, Central Asia and Siberia: monograph in 5 volumes. Vol. II: Understanding and monitoring processes in soils and water bodies = Izycenie i monitoring processov v pocvach i vodnych ob"ektax / glavn. ch. 2: 438-442.

Kiesel J, Hering D, Ceylan M, Kuemmerlen M, Jähnig SC, Schmalz B, Fohrer N. 2018. Modelling freshwater habitats and their macroinvertebrate communities. Novel methods and results of landscape research in Europe, Central Asia and Siberia: monograph in 5 volumes. Vol. III: Landscape monitoring and modelling = Novye metody i rezul'taty issledovanij landsaftov v Evrope, Central'noj Azii i Sibiri / glavn. red ch. 3(63): 301-306.

Langhans SD, Jähnig SC, Schallenberg M. 2018. On the use of multicriteria decision analysis to formally integrate community values into ecosystem‐based freshwater management. River Research and Applications 35(10): 1666-1676.

Maasri A, Hayford B, Erdenee B, Gelhaus JK. 2018. Macroscale drivers influencing the structural and functional organization of stream macroinvertebrate metacommunities: potential role of hydrological connectivity. Freshwater Science 37(1): 159-168.

Perez Rocha M, Bini LM, Domisch S, Tolonen KT, Jyrkänkallio-Mikkola J, Soininen J, Hjort J, Heino J. 2018. Local environment and space drive multiple facets of stream macroinvertebrate beta diversity. Journal of Biogeography 45(12): 2744-2754.

Venohr M, Langhans SD, Peters O, Hölker F, Arlinghaus R, Mitchell L, Wolter C. 2018. The underestimated dynamics and impacts of water-based recreational activities on freshwater ecosystems. Environmental Reviews 26(2): 199-213.

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Bowler DE, Haase P, Hof C, Kröncke I, Baert L, Dekoninck W, Domisch S, Hendrickx F, Hickler T, Neumann H, O'Hara RB, Sell AF, Sonnewald M, Stoll S, Türkay M, Van Klink R, Schweiger O, Vermeulen R, Böhning-Gaese K. 2017. Cross-taxa generalities in the relationship between population abundance and ambient temperatures. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Ser. B, Biological Sciences 284: 20170870.

Bowler DE, Hof C, Haase P, Kröncke I, Schweiger O, Adrian R, Baert L, Bauer HG, Blick T, Brooker RW, Dekoninck W, Domisch S, Eckmann R, Hendrickx F, Hickler T, Klotz S, Kraberg A, Kühn I, Matesanz S, Meschede A, Neumann H, O'Hara RB, Russell DJ, Sell AF, Böhning-Gaese K. 2017. Cross-realm assessment of climate change impacts on species' abundance trends. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1art. 0067.

Carrizo SF, Jähnig SC, Bremerich V, Freyhof J, Harrison I, He F, Langhans SD, Tockner K, Zarfl C, Darwall W. 2017. Freshwater megafauna: flagships for freshwater biodiversity under threat. BioScience 67(10): 919-927. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Domisch S, Portmann FT, Kuemmerlen M, O'Hara RB, Johnson RK, Davy-Bowker J, Baekken T, Zamora-Munoz C, Sainz-Bariain M, Bonada N, Haase P, Döll P, Jähnig SC. 2017. Using streamflow observations to estimate the impact of hydrological regimes and anthropogenic water use on European stream macroinvertebrate occurrences. Ecohydrology 10(8): e1895.

Guse B, Pfannerstill M, Gafurov A, Kiesel J, Lehr C, Fohrer N. 2017. Identifying the connective strenght between model parameters and performance criteria. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21(11): 5663-5679.

He F, Zarfl C, Bremerich V, Henshaw AJ, Darwall W, Tockner K, Jähnig SC. 2017. Disappearing giants: a review of threats to freshwater megafauna. WIREs Water 4(3): e1208. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Jähnig SC, Tonkin JD, Gies M, Domisch S, Hering D, Haase P. 2017. Severity multipliers as a methodology to explore potential effects of climate change on stream bioassessment programs. Water 9(4): 188.

Kakouei K, Kiesel J, Kail J, Pusch MT, Jähnig SC. 2017. Quantitative hydrological preferences of benthic stream invertebrates in Germany. Ecological Indicators 79: 163-172.

Kalinkat G, Jähnig SC, Jeschke JM. 2017. Exceptional body size–extinction risk relations shed new light on the freshwater biodiversity crisis. PNAS 114 (48): E10263-E10264.

Kalinkat G, Cabral JS, Darwall W, Ficetola GF, Fisher JL, Giling DP, Gosselin MP, Grossart HP, Jähnig SC, Jeschke JM, Knopf K, Larsen S, Onandia G, Pätzig M, Saul WC, Singer GA, Sperfeld E, Jaric I. 2017. Flagship umbrella species needed for the conservation of overlooked aquatic biodiversity. Conservation Biology 31(2): 481-485. Siehe Pressemitteilung

Kiesel J, Guse B, Pfannerstill M, Kakouei K, Jähnig SC, Fohrer N. 2017. Improving hydrological model optimization for riverine species. Ecological Indicators 80: 376-385.

Langhans SD, Geßner J, Wolter C. 2017. Fließgewässer effizienter renaturieren: neue Planungshilfe optimiert Kosten und Nutzen für Biodiversität. KW Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft 10(3): 151-156.

Steward AL, Langhans SD, Corti R, Datry T. 2017. The biota of intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: terrestrial and semiaquatic invertebrates. Intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams / ed. by Thibault Datry. - San Diego: Elsevier Science ch. 4.4.: 245-271.

Tonkin JD, Shah RDT, Shah DN, Hoppeler F, Jähnig SC, Pauls SU. 2017. Metacommunity structuring in Himalayan streams over large elevational gradients: the role of dispersal routes and niche characteristics. Journal of Biogeography 44(1): 62-74.

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Bruder A, Tonolla D, Schweizer SP, Vollenweider S, Langhans SD, Wüest A. 2016. A conceptual framework for hydropeaking mitigation. Science of The Total Environment 568: 1204-1212.

Erdenee B, Maasri A, Gelhaus JK, Bayartogtokh B. 2016. A contribution to mayfly studies of Western Mongolia (Insecta, Ephemeroptera). ZooKeys 638(3): 225-236.

Hoppeler F, Shah RDT, Shah DN, Jähnig SC, Tonkin JD, Sharma S, Pauls SU. 2016. Environmental and spatial characterisation of an unknown fauna using DNA sequencing - an example with Himalayan Hydropsychidae (Insecta: Trichoptera). Freshwater Biology 61(11): 1905-1920.

Langhans SD, Geßner J, Hermoso V, Wolter C. 2016. Coupling systematic planning and expert judgement enhances the efficiency of river restoration. Science of The Total Environment 560-561: 266-273.

Schmalz B, Kruse M, Kiesel J, Müller F, Fohrer N. 2016. Water-related ecosystem services in Western Siberian lowland basins—Analysing and mapping spatial and seasonal effects on regulating services based on ecohydrological modelling results. Ecological Indicators 71: 55-65.

Tonkin JD, Heino J, Sundermann A, Haase P, Jähnig SC. 2016. Context dependency in biodiversity patterns of central German stream metacommunities. Freshwater Biology 61(5): 607-620.

Tonkin JD, Stoll S, Jähnig SC, Haase P. 2016. Anthropogenic land-use stress alters community concordance at the river-riparian interface. Ecological Indicators 65: 133-141.

Tonkin JD, Stoll S, Jähnig SC, Haase P. 2016. Contrasting metacommunity structure and beta diversity in an aquatic-floodplain system. Oikos 125(5): 686-697.

Tonkin JD, Stoll S, Jähnig SC, Haase P. 2016. Elements of metacommunity structure of river and riparian assemblages: communities, taxonomic groups and deconstructed trait groups. Ecological Complexity 25: 35-43.

Wilson KA, Auerbach NA, Sam K, Magini AG, Moss ASL, Langhans SD, Budiharta S, Terzano D, Meijaard E. 2016. Conservation research is not happening where it is most needed. PLoS Biology 14(3): e1002413.

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Chen C, Börnick H, Cai Q, Dai X, Jähnig SC, Kong Y, Krebs P, Kuenzer C, Kunstmann H, Liu Y, Nixdorf E, Pang Z, Rode M, Schueth C, Song Y, Yue T, Zhou K, Zhang J, Kolditz O. 2015. Challenges and opportunities of German-Chinese cooperation in water science and technology. Environmental Earth Sciences 73(8): 4861-4871.

Domisch S, Jähnig SC, Simaika JP, Kuemmerlen M, Stoll S. 2015. Application of species distribution models in stream ecosystems: the challenges of spatial and temporal scale, environmental predictors and species occurrence data. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 186(1-2): 45-61.

Favre A, Päckert M, Pauls SU, Jähnig SC, Uhl D, Michalak I, Muellner-Riehl AN. 2015. The role of the uplift of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau for the evolution of Tibetan biotas. Biological Reviews 90(1): 236-253.

Jähnig SC, Shah DN, Shah RDT, Li F, Cai Q, Sundermann A, Tonkin JD, Stendera S. 2015. Community-environment relationships of riverine invertebrate communities in central Chinese streams. Environmental Earth Sciences 74(8): 6431-6442.

Kiesel J, Schröder M, Hering D, SchmalzB, Hörmann G, Jähnig SC, Fohrer N. 2015. A new model linking macroinvertebrate assemblages to habitat composition in rivers: development, sensitivity and univariate application. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 186(1-2): 117-133.

Kuemmerlen M, Schmalz B, Cai Q, Haase P, Fohrer N, Jähnig SC. 2015. An attack on two fronts: predicting how changes in land use and climate affect the distribution of stream macroinvertebrates. Freshwater Biology 60(7): 1443-1458.

Schmalz B, Kuemmerlen M, Kiesel J, Cai Q, Jähnig SC, Fohrer N. 2015. Impacts of land use changes on hydrological components and macroinvertebrate distributions in the Poyang lake area. Ecohydrology 8(6): 1119-1136.

Schmalz B, Zhang Q, Kuemmerlen M, Cai Q, Jähnig SC, Fohrer N. 2015. Modelling spatial distribution of surface runoff and sediment yield in a Chinese river basin without continuous sediment monitoring. Hydrological Sciences Journal 60(5): 801-824.

Shah DN, Tonkin JD, Haase P, Jähnig SC. 2015. Latitudinal patterns and large-scale environmental determinants of stream insect richness across Europe. Limnologica 55: 33-43.

Shah RDT, Sharma S, Haase P, Jähnig SC, Pauls SU. 2015. The climate sensitive zone along an altitudinal gradient in central Himalayan rivers: a useful concept to monitor climate change impacts in mountain regions. Climatic Change 132(2): 265-278.

Tonkin JD, Shah DN, Kuemmerlen M, Li F, Cai Q, Haase P, Jähnig SC. 2015. Climatic and catchment-scale predictors of chinese stream insect richness differ between taxonomic groups. PLoS One 10(4): e0123250.

Tonkin JD, Sundermann A, Jähnig SC, Haase P. 2015. Environmental controls on river assemblages at the regional scale: an application of the elements of metacommunity structure framework. PLoS One 10(8): e0135450.

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Kuemmerlen M, Schmalz B, Guse B, Cai Q, Fohrer N, Jähnig SC. 2014. Integrating catchment properties in small scale species distribution models of stream macroinvertebrates. Ecological Modelling 277: 77-86.

Shah DN, Domisch S, Pauls SU, Haase P, Jähnig SC. 2014. Current and future latitudinal gradients in stream macroinvertebrate richnes across North America. Freshwater Science 33(4): 1136-1147.

Tonkin JD, Jähnig SC, Haase P. 2014. The rise of riverine flow-ecology and environmental flow research. Environmental Processes 1(3): 323-330.

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Jähnig SC, Lorenz AW, Lorenz RRC, Kail J. 2013. A comparison of habitat diversity and interannual habitat dynamics in actively and passively restored mountain rivers of Germany. Hydrobiologia 712: 89–104.


Kail J, Arle J, Jähnig SC. 2012. Limiting factors and thresholds for macroinvertebrate assemblages in European rivers: Empirical evidence from three datasets on water quality, catchment urbanization, and river restoration. Ecological Indicators 18: 63-72.


Kail J, Jähnig SC, Hering D. 2009. Relation between floodplain land use and river hydromorphology on different spatial scales – a case study from two lower-mountain catchments in Germany. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 1741(1): 63-73(11).

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