Institute of Geography and Geoecology (IFGG)

Department of wetland ecology






Referenced journal articles

Fontes, C. G.; Fine, P. V. A.; Wittmann, F.; Bittencourt, P. R. L.; Piedade, M. T. F.; Higuchi, N.; Chambers, J. Q.; Dawson, T. E. (2020). Convergent evolution of tree hydraulic traits in Amazonian habitats: implications for community assemblage and vulnerability to drought. The new phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.16675
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Rocha, M. da; Feitosa, Y. O.; Wittmann, F.; Piedade, M. T. F.; Resende, A. F. de; Assis, R. L. de. (2020). River damming affects seedling communities of a floodplain forest in the Central Amazon. Acta botanica Brasilica, 34 (1), 192–203. doi:10.1590/0102-33062019abb0263Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Schiemer, F.; Beqiraj, S.; Drescher, A.; Graf, W.; Egger, G.; Essl, F.; Frank, T.; Hauer, C.; Hohensinner, S.; Miho, A.; et al. (2020). The Vjosa River corridor: a model of natural hydro-morphodynamics and a hotspot of highly threatened ecosystems of European significance. Landscape ecology, 35 (4), 953–968. doi:10.1007/s10980-020-00993-yFull textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Steege, H. ter; Prado, P. I.; Lima, R. A. F. de; Pos, E.; de Souza Coelho, L.; de Andrade Lima Filho, D.; Salomão, R. P.; Amaral, I. L.; de Oliveira, E. A.; Wittmann, F.; et al. (2020). Biased-corrected richness estimates for the Amazonian tree flora. Scientific reports, 10 (1), Art.-Nr.: 10130. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-66686-3Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Tinschert, E.; Egger, G.; Wendelgaß, J.; Heinze, B.; Rood, S. B. (2020). Alternate reproductive strategies of Populus nigra influence diversity, structure and successional processes within riparian woodlands along the Allier River, France. Journal of hydro-environment research, 30, 100–108. doi:10.1016/j.jher.2020.03.004
Assis, R. L. de; Wittmann, F.; Bredin, Y. K.; Schöngart, J.; Nobre Quesada, C. A.; Piedade, M. T. F.; Haugaasen, T. (2019). Above-ground woody biomass distribution in Amazonian floodplain forests: Effects of hydroperiod and substrate properties. Forest ecology and management, 432, 365–375. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2018.09.031
Fischer, C.; Damm, C.; Foeckler, F.; Gelhaus, M.; Gerstner, L.; Harris, R. M. B.; Hoffmann, T. G.; Iwanowski, J.; Kasperidus, H.; Mehl, D.; et al. (2019). The “Habitat Provision” Index for Assessing Floodplain Biodiversity and Restoration Potential as an Ecosystem Service—Method and Application. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, Article No.483. doi:10.3389/fevo.2019.00483Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Grasel, D.; Fearnside, P. M.; Vitule, J. R. S.; Bozelli, R. L.; Mormul, R. P.; Rodrigues, R. R.; Wittmann, F.; Agostinho, A. A.; Jarenkow, J. A. (2019). Brazilian wetlands on the brink. Biodiversity and conservation, 28 (1), 255–257. doi:10.1007/s10531-018-1666-z
Lewerentz, A.; Egger, G.; Householder, J. E.; Reid, B.; Braun, A. C.; Garófano-Gómez, V. (2019). Functional assessment of invasive Salix fragilis L. in north-western Patagonian flood plains: A comparative approach. Acta oecologica, 95, 36–44. doi:10.1016/j.actao.2019.01.002
Lobo, G. de S.; Wittmann, F.; Piedade, M. T. F. (2019). Response of black-water floodplain (igapó) forests to flood pulse regulation in a dammed Amazonian river. Forest ecology and management, 434, 110–118. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2018.12.001
Malanson, G. P.; Virtanen, R.; Britton, A. J.; Jiménez-Alfaro, B.; Qian, H.; Petraglia, A.; Tomaselli, M.; Cooper, D.; Damm, C.; Pemble, R. H.; et al. (2019). Hemispheric- and Continental-Scale Patterns of Similarity in Mountain Tundra [in press]. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 1–17. doi:10.1080/24694452.2019.1677450
Ochs, K.; Egger, G.; Kopecki, I.; Ferreira, T. (2019). Model-based reconstruction of the succession dynamics of a large river floodplain [in press]. River research and applications. doi:10.1002/rra.3502
Rocha, M. da; Assis, R. L. de; Piedade, M. T. F.; Feitosa, Y. O.; Householder, J. E.; Lobo, G. D. S.; Demarchi, L. O.; Albuquerque, B. W.; Quaresma, A. C.; Wittmann, F.; et al. (2019). Thirty years after Balbina Dam: Diversity and floristic composition of the downstream floodplain forest, Central Amazon, Brazil. Ecohydrology, 12 (8), Article No.e2144. doi:10.1002/eco.2144
Roeder, M.; Yang, W.; Tomlinson, K. (2019). Influence of smoke, heat and fire on germination of woody species occurring in the dry valleys of southwest China. Journal of plant ecology, 12 (6), 931–940. doi:10.1093/jpe/rtz030
ter Steege, H.; Henkel, T. W.; Helal, N.; Marimon, B. S.; Marimon-Junior, B. H.; Huth, A.; Groeneveld, J.; Sabatier, D.; de Oliveira, E. A.; Wittmann, F.; et al. (2019). Rarity of monodominance in hyperdiverse Amazonian forests. Scientific reports, 9 (1), Art. Nr.: 13822. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-50323-9Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Díaz-Redondo, M.; Egger, G.; Marchamalo, M.; Damm, C.; de Oliveira, R. P.; Schmitt, L. (2018). Targeting lateral connectivity and morphodynamics in a large river-floodplain system: The upper Rhine River. River research and applications, 34 (7), 734–744. doi:10.1002/rra.3287
Gomes, V. H. F.; Ijff, S. D.; Raes, N.; Amaral, I. L.; Salomão, R. P.; Coelho, L. D. S.; Matos, F. D. D. A.; Castilho, C. V.; Filho, D. D. A. L.; Wittmann, F.; et al. (2018). Species Distribution Modelling : Contrasting presence-only models with plot abundance data. Scientific reports, 8 (1), Art.Nr. 1003. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18927-1Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Slik, J. W. F.; Franklin, J.; Arroyo-Rodríguez, V.; Field, R.; Aguilar, S.; Aguirre, N.; Ahumada, J.; Aiba, S.-I.; Wittmann, F.; De Oliveira, E. L.; et al. (2018). Phylogenetic classification of the world’s tropical forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115 (8), 1837–1842. doi:10.1073/pnas.1714977115Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Diaz-Redondo, M.; Egger, G.; Marchamalo, M.; Hohensinner, S.; Dister, E. (2017). Benchmarking Fluvial Dynamics for Process-Based River Restoration: the Upper Rhine River (1816–2014). River research and applications, 33 (3), 403–414. doi:10.1002/rra.3077
Egger, G.; Politti, E.; Lautsch, E.; Benjankar, R. M.; Rood, S. B. (2017). Time and Intensity Weighted Indices of Fluvial Processes: a Case Study from the Kootenai River, USA. River research and applications, 33 (2), 224–232. doi:10.1002/rra.2997
Garófano-Gómez, V.; Metz, M.; Egger, G.; Díaz-Redondo, M.; Hortobágyi, B.; Geerling, G.; Corenblit, D.; Steiger, J. (2017). Vegetation succession processes and fluvial dynamics of a mobile temperate riparian ecosystem: the lower Allier River (France). Géomorphologie, 23 (3), 187–202. doi:10.4000/geomorphologie.11805
Gumbricht, T.; Roman-Cuesta, R. M.; Verchot, L.; Herold, M.; Wittmann, F.; Householder, E.; Herold, N.; Murdiyarso, D. (2017). An expert system model for mapping tropical wetlands and peatlands reveals South America as the largest contributor. Global change biology, 23 (9), 3581–3599. doi:10.1111/gcb.13689
Latrubesse, E. M.; Arima, E. Y.; Dunne, T.; Park, E.; Baker, V. R.; D’Horta, F. M.; Wight, C.; Wittmann, F.; Zuanon, J.; Baker, P. A.; et al. (2017). Damming the rivers of the Amazon basin. Nature <London>, 546 (7658), 363–369. doi:10.1038/nature22333
Oorschot, M. van; Kleinhans, M. G.; Geerling, G. W.; Egger, G.; Leuven, R. S. E. W.; Middelkoop, H. (2017). Modeling invasive alien plant species in river systems: Interaction with native ecosystem engineers and effects on hydro-morphodynamic processes. Water resources research, 53 (8), 6945–6969. doi:10.1002/2017WR020854
Wittmann, F.; Marques, M. C. M.; Damasceno Júnior, G.; Budke, J. C.; Piedade, M. T. F.; Wittmann, A. de O.; Montero, J. C.; Assis, R. L. de; Targhetta, N.; Householder, J. E.; et al. (2017). The Brazilian freshwater wetscape: Changes in tree community diversity and composition on climatic and geographic gradients. PLoS one, 12 (4), Art. Nr.: e0175003. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175003Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Schindler, S.; O’Neill, F. H.; Biró, M.; Damm, C.; Gasso, V.; Kanka, R.; van der Sluis, T.; Krug, A.; Lauwaars, S. G.; Sebesvari, Z.; et al. (2016). Multifunctional floodplain management and biodiversity effects: a knowledge synthesis for six European countries. Biodiversity and conservation, 25 (7), 1349–1382. doi:10.1007/s10531-016-1129-3
Egger, G.; Politti, E.; Lautsch, E.; Benjankar, R.; Gill, K. M.; Rood, S. B. (2015). Floodplain forest succession reveals fluvial processes: A hydrogeomorphic model for temperate riparian woodlands. Journal of environmental management, 161, 72–82. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.06.018
Benjankar, R.; Burke, M.; Yager, E.; Tonina, D.; Egger, G.; Rood, S. B.; Merz, N. (2014). Development of a spatially-distributed hydroecological model to simulate cottonwood seedling recruitment along rivers. Journal of Environmental Management, 145, 277–288. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2014.06.027
Formann, E.; Egger, G.; Hauer, C.; Habersack, H. (2014). Dynamic disturbance regime approach in river restoration: Concept development and application. Landscape and Ecological Engineering, 10 (2), 323–337. doi:10.1007/s11355-013-0228-5
Lener, F. P.; Egger, G.; Karrer, G. (2014). Sprossaufbau und Entwicklung der Deutschen Tamariske (Myricaria germanica) an der Oberen Drau (Kärnten, Österreich). Carinthia / 2, 203 (2), 515–552.
Rivaes, R. P.; Rodríguez-González, P. M.; Ferreira, M. T.; Pinheiro, A. N.; Politti, E.; Egger, G.; García-Arias, A.; Francés, F. (2014). Modeling the Evolution of Riparian Woodlands Facing Climate Change in Three European Rivers with Contrasting Flow Regimes. PLoS one, 9 (10), Art.Nr. e110200. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110200Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Schindler, S.; Sebesvari, Z.; Damm, C.; Euller, K.; Mauerhofer, V.; Schneidergruber, A.; Biró, M.; Essl, F.; Kanka, R.; Lauwaars, S. G.; et al. (2014). Multifunctionality of floodplain landscapes: Relating management options to ecosystem services. Landscape Ecology, 29 (2), 229–244. doi:10.1007/s10980-014-9989-y
Stöhr, O.; Ragger, C.; Gewolf, S.; Drapela-Dhiflaoui, J.; Weinke, E.; Egger, G.; Lang, S. (2014). Basiserhebung von Lebensraum- typen und Arten von gemeinschaftlicher Bedeutung in Österreich. Natur und Landschaft, 89 (11), 471–477.
Rivaes, R.; Rodríguez-Gonzalez, P. M.; Albuquerque, A.; Pinheiro, A. N.; Egger, G.; Ferreira, M. T. (2013). Riparian vegetation responses to altered flow regimes driven by climate change in Mediterranean rivers. Ecohydrology, 6 (3), 413–424. doi:10.1002/eco.1287
Schindler, S.; Kropik, M.; Euller, K.; Bunting, S. W.; Schulz-Zunkel, C.; Hermann, A.; Hainz-Renetzeder, C.; Kanka, R.; Mauerhofer, V.; Damm, C.; et al. (2013). Floodplain management in temperate regions: is multifunctionality enhancing biodiversity?. Environmental Evidence, 2 (10), Article no. 10. doi:10.1186/2047-2382-2-10Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
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Dister, E. R.; Henrichfreise, A.
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Der Ufervegetationspflegeplan: Ein Werkzeug zur Optimierung der Gewaesserunterhaltung.
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Other publications

Householder, E.; Janovec, J.; Tobler, M. W.; Wittmann, F. (2017). A Diversity of Biogeographies in an Extreme Amazonian Wetland Habitat. Forest Structure, Function and Dynamics in Western Amazonia. Ed.: R.W. Myster, 145–157, Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781119090670.ch7
Wittmann, F.; Householder, E. (2017). Why Rivers Make the Difference: A Review on the Phytogeography of Forested Floodplains in the Amazon Basin. Forest Structure, Function and Dynamics in Western Amazonia. Ed.: R.W. Myster, 125–144, Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781119090670.ch6
Metz, M.; Egger, G.; Díaz-Redondo, M.; Garófano-Gómez, V.; Hortobágyi, B.; Steiger, J.; Corenblit, D. (2016). Succession processes of a dynamic riparian ecosystem: the lower Allier River (France). Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, February 7-12, 2016, Melbourne, Australia. Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Rivaes, R.; Egger, G.; Pinheiro, A.; Ferreira, T. (2015). Using CASiMiR-vegetation model to establish riparian vegetation disturbance requirements. I. Specialized Conference on Ecology, Management and River Restoration – Practices and Experiences, 2015, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Damm, C. (2013). Deichrückverlegung Lenzen. Kurzübersicht und Perspektiven eines Pilotprojektes. Perspektiven einer nachhaltigen Gewässer- und Auenentwicklung : Tagung des Bundesamtes für Naturschutz vom 20. - 21. November 2012 auf Burg Lenzen. Hrsg.: B. Felinks, 79–87, BfN.
Egger, G.; Politti, E.; Garofano-Gomez, V.; Blamauer, B.; Ferreira, T.; Rivaes, R.; Benjankar, R.; Habersack, H. (2013). Embodying Interactions Between Riparian Vegetation and Fluvial Hydraulic Processes Within a Dynamic Floodplain Model: Concepts and Applications. Ecohydraulics: An Integrated Approach. Ed.: I. Maddock, 407–427, Wiley. doi:10.1002/9781118526576.ch24
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Schneider, E. (2010). Floodplain Restoration of Large European Rivers, with Examples from the Rhine and the Danube. Restoration of Lakes, Streams, Floodplains, and Bogs in Europe - Principles and Case Studies. Ed.: M. Eiseltova, 185–223, Springer Netherlands. doi:10.1007/978-90-481-9265-6_11
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