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Dr. Verena Rösch

Researcher (Ecosystem Analysis)
Contact
Gebäude I, Raum 2.03

Research interests

 

  • Impacts of habitat fragmentation
  • Local vs. landscape effects on biodiversity
  • Grassland ecology
  • Effects of grassland management
  • Exchange of organisms between habitats

 

    Curriculum vitae

    2010 – 2014          PhD in Agroecology, Department of Crop Sciences, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

    2002 – 2008         Diploma in Biology, Department of Plant Physiology, Universität Konstanz

     

    Publications

    International peer-reviewed journals

    Madeira, F., Tscharntke, T., Elek, Z., Kormann, U.G., Pons, X., Rösch, V., Samu, F., Scherber, C., Batary, P. (2016) Spillover of arthropods from cropland to protected calcareous grassland - the neighbouring habitat matters. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 235, 127-133.

    Rösch, V., Tscharntke, T., Scherber, C., & Batáry, P. (2015) Biodiversity conservation across taxa and landscapes requires many small as well as single large habitat fragments. Oecologia, 179, 209–222.

    Kormann, U., Rösch, V., Batáry, P., Tscharntke, T., Orci, K.M., Samu, F., & Scherber, C. (2015) Local and landscape management drive trait-mediated biodiversity of nine taxa on small grassland fragments. Diversity and Distributions, 21, 1204–1217.

    Rösch, V. & Schmitz, G. (2014) Phytophagous Arthropod Fauna of Chinese Mugwort Artemisia verlotiorum, Lamotte, 1877 (Asteraceae) in Central Europe, particularly the Lake Constance Region. Entomologia Generalis, 35, 33–45.

    Everwand, G., Rösch, V., Tscharntke, T. & Scherber, C. (2014) Disentangling direct and indirect effects of experimental grassland management and plant functional-group manipulation on plant and leafhopper diversity. BMC Ecology, 14:1.

    Rösch, V., Tscharntke, T., Scherber, C. & Batáry, P. (2013) Landscape composition, connectivity and fragment size drive effects of grassland fragmentation on insect communities. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50, 387‒394.

    Rösch, V., Denger, K, Schleheck, D., Smits, T.H.M. & Cook, A.M. (2008) Different bacterial strategies to degrade taurocholate. Archives of Microbiology, 190, 11‒18.

    Quillfeldt, P., Schenk, I., McGill, R.A.R., Strange I.J., Masello J.F., Gladbach, A., Rösch, V. & Furness, R.W. (2008) Introduced mammals coexist with seabirds at New Island, Falkland Islands: abundance, habitat preferences, and stable isotope analysis of diet. Polar Biology, 31, 333349.

     

    Other journals

    Rösch, V. (2014) Eine Population der Mittelmeersandschnecke Theba pisana (O. F. Müller 1774) auf Helgoland: der erste Lebendnachweis für Deutschland (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Helicidae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft, 90, 13‒16.

    Rösch, V. (2009) Neunachweise von zwei seltenen Schneckenarten im Argental und im Eriskircher Ried in Baden-Württemberg. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft, 82, 51‒54.

    Rösch, V. & Weiß, F. (2009) Ein Nachweis der Genabelten Puppenschnecke Lauria cylindracea (Da Costa 1778) am Isteiner Klotz: erster Lebendnachweis in Baden-Württemberg (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Lauriidae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft, 81, 29‒30.

     

    Conference contributions

    Rösch, V., Tscharntke, T., Scherber, C. & Batáry, P. (2013) Agricultural intensification and fragmentation interactively affect leafhopper communities of calcareous grasslands. - Oral presentation. 20. Mitteleuropäische Zikaden-Tagung, 30 August – 01 September, Berlin, Germany.

    Rösch, V., Tscharntke, T., Scherber, C. & Batáry, P. (2013) Agricultural intensification and fragmentation interactively affect insect communities of calcareous grasslands. - Oral presentation. 10th European Dry Grassland Meeting, 24 – 31 May 2013, Zamosc, Poland. Prize for 3rd best oral presentation.

    Rösch, V., Scherber, C., Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P. (2012) Differences in β-diversity between large and small fragments of calcareous grassland. – Speed presentation. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, 28 August – 01 September 2012, Glasgow, UK.

     

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