Andreas Scharmüller

Group Member (Quantitative Landscape Ecology)
PhD student
Herrenbergstraße 13, Room 18

Research Topic

  • Analysis of exposure dynamics and effects of pesticides in freshwater ecosystems.

Research Interests

  • Ecotoxicology
  • Limnology
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Data Analysis


  • Course assistances in the field of Hydrobiology, GIS and Plant Anatomy at BOKU university in Vienna (2011-2014).

Academic History

  • Since May 2016 member of the working group of Quantitative Landscape Ecology at the University Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau.
  • Nov 2012 - Apr. 2016 Master of Science Limnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) (Thesis: Intra-specific variability in aquatic plant response to chemical contaminants), Vienna.
  • Sept. .2014 - Sept. 2015 Master of Science Ecology, École Nationale Supérieure Agronomique (ENSAT), Toulouse.
  • Sept. .2008 - Nov. 2012 Bachelor of Science Landscape Planing and Ecology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna.


  • Fungicides: An Overlooked Pesticide Class?
    Jochen P. Zubrod, Mirco Bundschuh, Gertie Arts, Carsten A. Brühl, Gwenaël Imfeld, Anja Knäbel, Sylvain Payraudeau, Jes J. Rasmussen, Jason Rohr, Andreas Scharmüller, Kelly Smalling, Sebastian Stehle, Ralf Schulz, and Ralf B. Schäfer
    Environmental Science & Technology 2019 53 (7), 3347-3365
  • Graf, N., Battes, K. P., Cimpean, M., Dittrich, P., Entling, M. H., Link, M., Scharmüller, A., Schreiner, V. C., Szöcs, E., Schäfer, R. B. (2019): Do agricultural pesticides in streams influence riparian spiders? Science of The Total Environment, 660, 126–135.
  • Le H., Scharmüller A., Kattwinkel M., Kühne R., Schüürmann G., Schäfer R.B., (2017): Contribution of waste water treatment plants to pesticide toxicity in agriculture catchments. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. Volume 145, Pages 135-141, doi: