Past Projects with External Funding

Past Projects with External Funding

  • 2010-2014: “Biodiversity of Freshwater Ecosystems: Status, Trends, Pressures, and Conservation Priorities (BioFresh)” Lead of WP5: “Climate Change Impact on Freshwater Biodiversity” and working coordination. BioFresh is a large scale integration project funded by the European Union under the 7th Framework Programme, Theme 6: Environment including Climate Change, (6.500.000 Euro)
  • 2011-2014: Freshwater Diversity Identification for Europe (FREDIE) (Barcoding project in cooperation with “Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn” and “Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin”) (SAW Project 2011, Leibniz Gemeinschaft), (827.840 Euro)
  • 2004-2009: The impact of climate variability on recruitment, life history, and physiology of sympatric pairs of ciscoes (Teleostei: Coregonus spp.) in lakes (DFG Me 1686/5-1, AQUASHIFT). (170.000 Euro)
  • 2004-2007: Stocking history and the identification of native populations of Coregonus albula in northern Germany (Umweltministerium Mecklenburg-Vorpommern; Umweltministerium Schleswig-Holstein). (85.000 Euro)
  • 2002-2003: Diversity and the threads of endemic freshwater fishes of Ukraine (Russian Science Foundation, YugNIRO (Berdyansk) und NHMU (Kiew). (2.000 Euro)
  • 2001: Diversity and the threads of endemic freshwater fishes in the Western Caucasus and River Kuban (Russian Science Foundation). (2.000 Euro)
  • 1998-1999: Einfluss der Schiffswellen auf die Verteilung und Häufigkeit von Jungfischen im Rhein (Umweltministerium Rheinland-Pfalz). (60.000 Euro)
  • 1998-2000: Diversity and perspectives of sustainable use of the fish fauna in the Central Mountain massifs of Vietnam. (Volkswagenstiftung). (45.000 Euro)
  • 1996: Ichthyological study of western Cameroon focused on the possibility of ornamental fish exports as sustainable use of rainforest products in nature reserves (GTZ). (2.000 Euro)
  • 1993-1997: Strukturierende Faktoren für die Fischgemeinschaft der Sieg (Umweltministerium Nordrhein-Westfalen). (150.000 Euro)


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Past Projects with External Funding