Prof. Dr. Christina Fischer

Professor for Faunistics and Wildlife Conservation

Advisor for Masterstudy in Nature Conservation and Landscape Planning

Hochschule Anhalt, Campus Strenzfeld/Bernburg
Department of Agriculture, Ecotrophology and Landscape Development
Strenzfelder Allee 28
D-06406 Bernburg
Tel.: (+49) 3471 - 355 1197

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  • Curriculum vitae

    Curriculum vitae

    • since 2021 Professor for Faunistics and Wildlife Conservation, Department of Agriculture, Ecotrophology, and Landscape Development, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Bernburg, Germany
    • 2010 - 2020 Research Scientist at University Salzburg, Technische Universität München (TUM) and Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) e.V., Müncheberg
    • 2007 - 2010 Doctoral studies, Agroecology, Department of Crop Sciences, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany
    • 2000 - 2007 Studies in biology, special emphasises: ecology, zoology, medical microbiology Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany
  • Teaching


    • Faunistics (NLP/ LAU)
    • Wildlife Conservation enforcement and -implementation (MLP)
    • Applied Statistics (MLP)
    • Vertebrate course system (MLP)
    • Supervision of student projects and theses
    • Supervision of doctorates
  • Research


    • The Impact of spatio-temporal variability in land use and management on animal behaviour, movement, dispersal and re-colonization abilities, as well as patterns of species distribution covering different trophic levels.
    • The Effects of farming practice and landscape composition and configuration on vertebrate and invertebrate diversity and ecological functioning, such as seed predation and biological weed control.
    • Studies on the ecosystem functions of rare arable plants to provide arguments for nature conservation and management recommendations.
    • Studies on the potential of established wildflower patches along roads to provide foraging and nesting habitats and essential resources for pollinators along a gradient of urbanization.


    Keyaspects: Agroecology, Movement Ecology, Ecosystem services and disservices, Land-use change, Organic farming, Agri‐environmental schemes, Small and medium sized mammals, birds, pollinators, other arthropods, Seed predation, Seed dispersal

  • Publications


    Peer-reviewed Articles


    Twerski, A., Albrecht, H., Fründ, J., Moosner, M. & Fischer, C. (2022): Effects of rare arable plants on flower visiting wild bees in agricultural fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 323, 107685, DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2021.107685


    Wagner, T.C., Uiseb, K. & Fischer, C. (2021): Rolling-pits of Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra (Zebra equus hartmannae) increase vegetation diversity and landscape heterogeneity in the Pre-Namib. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7983

    Twerski, A., Fischer, C. & Albrecht, H. (2021): Effects of rare arable plants on plant diversity, productivity and soil fertility in agricultural fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 307, 107237, DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2020.107237

    Habel, J.C., Zamora, C., Rödder, D., Teucher, M., Cuadros-Casanova, I. & Fischer, C. (2021): Using indicator species to detect high quality habitats in an East African forest biodiversity hotspot. Biodiversity and Conservation, 30, 903-915, DOI: 10.1007/s10531-021-02124-8

    Fischer, C., Riesch, F., Tscharntke T. & Batáry, P. (2021): Large carabids enhance weed seed removal in organic fields and in large-scale, but not small-scale agriculture. Landscape Ecology, 36, 427-438, DOI: 10.1007/s10980-020-01157-8


    Habel, J.C., Nzau, M.J., Apfelbeck, B., Bendzko, T., Fischer, C., Kimatu, J.N., Mwakumanya, M.A., Maghenda, M., Mulwa, R.K., Rieckmann, M., Shauri, H., Teucher, M. & Schmitt, C.B. (2020): Land scarcity, communication gaps and institutional confusions influence the loss of biodiversity in south-eastern Kenya. Biodiversity and Conservation, 29, 3835-3841, DOI: 10.1007/s10531-020-02043-0

    Noonan, M.J., Fleming, C.H., Tucker, M.A., Kays, R., Harrison, A.-L., Crofoot, M.C., Abrahms, B., Alberts, S.C., Ali, A.H., Altmann, J., Castro Antunes, P., Attias, N., Belant, J.L., Beyer, D., Bidner, L.R., Blaum, N., Boone, R., Caillaud, D., Cunha de, P.R., de la Torre, J.A., Dekker, J., DePemo C., Farhadinia, M., Fichtel, C., Fischer, C., Ford, A., Goheen, J.R., Havmoller, R.W., Hirsch, B.T., Hurtado, C., Isbell, L.A., Janssen, R., Jeltsch, F., Kaczensky, P., Kaneko, Y., Kappeler, P., Katna, A., Kauffman, M., Koch, F., LaPoint,S., Leimgruber, P., Macdonald, D.W., Markham, C.A., McMahon, L., Mertes, K., Moorman, C., Morato, R.G., Moßbrucker, A.M., Mourao, G., O’Connor, D., Oliveira-Santos, L.G.R., Pastorini, J., Patterson, B.D., Rachlow, J., Ranglack, D., Reid, N., Scott, D.M., Selva, N., Sergiel, A., Songer, M., Songsasen, N., Stabach, J., Thompson, J., Ullmann, W., Vanak, A.T., Yamazaki, K., Yarnell, R., Zieba, F., Zwijacz-Kozica, T., Fagan, W.F., Mueller, T. & Calabrese, J.M. (2020): Effects of body size on estimation of mammalian area requirements. Conservation Biology, 34, 1017-1028, DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13495

    Ullmann, W., Fischer, C., Kramer-Schadt, S., Pirhofer-Walzl, K., Glemnitz, M. & Blaum, N. (2020): How do agricultural practices affect the movement behaviour of European brown hares (Lepus europaeus)? Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment, 292, 106819, DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2020.106819


    Habel, J.C., Tobias, J.A., & Fischer, C. (2019): Movement ecology of afrotropical birds: Functional traits provide complementary insights to species identity, Biotropica,51, 894-903, DOI: 10.1111/btp.12702

    Mayer, M., Ullmann, W., Heinrich, R., Fischer, C., Blaum, N. & Sunde, P. (2019): Seasonal effects of habitat structure and weather on the habitat selection and home range size of a mammal in agricultural landscapes. Landscape Ecology, 34, 2279–2294, DOI: 10.1007/s10980-019-00878-9

    Martin, E., Dainese, M., Clough, Y., Báldi, A., Bommarco, R., Gagic, V., Garratt, M., Holzschuh, A., Kleijn, D., Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Marini, L., Potts, S., Smith, H., Al Hassan, D., Albrecht, M., Andersson, G., Asis, J., Aviron, S., Balzan, M., Baños-Picón, L., Bartomeus, I., Batary, P., Burel, F., Caballero-López, B., Concepcion, E., Coudrain, V., Danhardt, J., Díaz, M., Diekötter, T., Dormann, C., Duflot, R., Entling, M., Farwig, N., Fischer, C., Frank, T., Garibaldi, L., Herrmann, J., Herzog, F., Inclan, D., Jacot, K., Jauker, F., Jeanneret, P., Kaiser, M., Krauss, J., Le Féon, V., Marshall, J., Moonen, A.-C., Moreno, G., Riedinger, V., Rundlöf, M., Rusch, A., Scheper, J., Schneider, G., Schüepp, C., Stutz, S., Sutter, L., Tamburini, G., Thies, C., Tormos, J., Tscharntke, T., Tschumi, M., Uzman, D., Wagner, C., Anjum, M. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. (2019): The interplay of landscape composition and configuration: new pathways to manage functional biodiversity and agro-ecosystem services across Europe, Ecology Letters, 22, 1083-1094. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13265

    Noonan, M.J., Tucker, M.A., Fleming, C.H., Akre, T., Alberts, S.C., Ali, A.H., Altmann, J., Castro Antunes, P., Belant, J.L., Berens, D., Beyer, D., Blaum, N., Böhning-Gaese, K., Cullen Jr., L., Cunha de, P.R., Dekker, J., Drescher-Lehman, J., Farwig, N., Fichtel, C., Fischer, C., Ford, A., Goheen, J.R., Janssen, R., Jeltsch, F., Kauffman, M., Kappeler, P., Koch, F., LaPoint, S., Markham, C.A., Medici, E.P., Morato, R.G., Nathan, R., Oliveira-Santos, L.G.R., Patterson, B.D., Paviolo, A., Ramalho, E.E., Roesner, S., Selva, N., Sergiel, A., Silva, M.X., Spiegel, O., Ullmann, W., Zieba, F., Zwijacz-Kozica, T., Fagan, W.F., Mueller, T. & Calabrese, J.M. (2019): A comprehensive analysis of autocorrelation and bias in home range estimation, Ecological Monographs, 89, e01344. DOI: 10.1002/ecm.1344

    Gayer, C., Kurucz, K., Fischer, C., Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P. (2019): Agricultural intensification at local and landscape scales impairs farmland birds, but not Skylarks (Alauda arvensis). Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment, 277, 21-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2019.03.006


    Mayer, M., Ullmann, W., Fischer, C., Sunde, P. & Blaum, N. (2018): Habitat selection by the European hare in arable landscapes: The importance of small-scale habitat structure for conservation. Ecology and Evolution, 8, 11619-11633, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4613

    Fischer, C. & Habel, J.C. (2018): Comparison between telemetry and spot-mapping to determine space use of the Kenyan endemic Hinde’s babbler, Journal of Tropical Ecology, 34, 395-399. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467418000354

    Ullmann, W., Fischer, C., Kramer-Schadt, S., Pirhofer-Walzl, K. & Blaum, N. (2018): Spatiotemporal variability in resources affect herbivore home range formation in structurally contrasting and unpredictable agricultural landscapes, Landscape Ecology, 33, 1505-1517. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-018-0676-2

    Wagner, T.C., Richter, J., Joubert, D.F. & Fischer, C. (2018): A dominance shift in arid savanna: An herbaceous legume outcompetes local C4 grasses, Ecology and Evolution,8, 6779-6787. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4188

    Tucker, M.A., Böhning-Gaese K., Fagan W.F., Fryxell, J., Van Moorter, B., Alberts, S.C., Ali, A.H., Allen, A.M., Attias, N., Avgar, T., Bartlam-Brooks, H., Bayarbaatar, B., Belant, J.L., Bertassoni, A., Beyer, D., Bidner, L,. van Beest, F.M., Blake, S., Blaum, N., Bracis, C., Brown, D., de Bruyn, PJN., Cagnacci, F., Calabrese, J.M., Camilo-Alves, C., Chamaillé-Jammes, S., Chiaradia, A., Davidson, S.C., Dennis, T., DeStefano, S., Diefenbach, D., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Fennessy, J., Fichtel, C., Fiedler, W., Fischer, C. et al. (115 authors) (2018): Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements, Science,359, 466-469. DOI: 10.1126/science.aam9712

    Müller, A., Bocher, P. K., Fischer, C. & Svenning, J.C. (2018): ‘Wild’ in the city context: Do relative wildness areas also offer opportunities for urban biodiversity? Landscape and Urban Planning, 170, 256-265. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.09.027

    Fischer, C., Gayer, C., Kurucz, K., Riesch, F., Tscharntke T. & Batáry, P. (2018): Ecosystem services and disservices provided by small rodents in arable fields: effects of local and landscape management. Journal of Applied Ecology,55, 548–558. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13016


    Batáry, P., Gallé, R., Riesch, F., Fischer, C., Dormann, C.F., Mußhoff, O., Császár, P., Fusaro, S., Gayer, C., Happe, A.-K., Kurucz, K., Molnár, D., Rösch, V., Wietzke, A. & Tscharntke, T. (2017): The former iron curtain still drives biodiversity-profit trade-offs in German agriculture. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1, 1279–1284. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0272-x


    Wagner, T.C., Hane, S., Joubert, D.F. & Fischer, C. (2016): Herbaceous legume encroachment reduces grass productivity and density in arid rangelands. PLoS One,11, e0166743. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166743

    Fischer, C. & Türke, M. (2016): Seed preferences by rodents in the agri-environment and implications for biological weed control. Ecology and Evolution,6, 5796–5807. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2329

    Lang, M., Prestele, J., Fischer, C., Kollmann, J. & Albrecht, H. (2016): Re-introduction of rare arable plants by seed transfer. What are the optimal sowing rates? Ecology and Evolution,6, 5506–5516. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2303

    Schlinkert, H., Ludwig, M., Batáry, P., Holzschuh, A., Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Tscharntke, T. & Fischer, C. (2016): Forest specialist and generalist small mammals in forest edges and hedges, Wildlife Biology,22, 86-94. DOI: 10.1111/wlb.00176

    Habel, J.C., Teucher, M., Rödder, D., Bleicher, M.-T., Dieckow, C., Wiese, A. & Fischer, C. (2016): Kenyan endemic bird species at home in novel ecosystem, Ecology and Evolution,6, 2494–2505. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2038

    Fischer, C. & Wagner, C. (2016): Can agri-environmental schemes enhance non-target species? Effects of sown wildflower fields on the common hamster (Cricetus cricetus) at local and landscape scales. Biological Conservation,194, 168–175. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.12.021

    Habel, J.C., Hillen, J., Schmitt, T. & Fischer, C. (2016): Restricted movements and high site fidelity in three East African cloud-forest birds. Journal of Tropical Ecology,32, 83-87. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467415000516


    Habel, J.C., Teucher, M., Pschonny, S., Rost, S. & Fischer, C. (2015): Beyond prime areas of nature protection in East Africa: conservation ecology of a narrowly distributed Kenyan endemic bird species. Biodiversity and Conservation,24, 3071-3082. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-015-0998-1

    Fischer, C., Kollmann, J. & Wagner, T.C. (2015): How does the seed fate of Crotalaria podocarpa DC, a highly competitive herbaceous legume in arid rangelands, contribute to its establishment probability? Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics,17, 405-411. DOI: 10.1016/j.ppees.2015.07.002

    Gagic, V., Bartomeus, I., Jonsson, T., Taylor, A., Winqvist, C., Fischer, C., Slade, E.M., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Emmerson, M., Potts, S.G., Tscharntke, T., Weisser W. & Bommarco, R. (2015): Functional identity and diversity of animals predict ecosystem functioning better than species-based indices. Proceedings of the Royal Society B,282. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2620

    Habel, J.C., Braun, J., Fischer, C., Weisser, W.W. & Gossner, M. M. (2015): Population restoration of the nocturnal bird Athene noctua in Western Europe: an example of evidence based species conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation, 24, 1743-1753. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-015-0893-9

    Sutcliffe, L., Batáry, P., Kormann, U., Báldi, A., Dicks, L., Herzon, I., Kleijn, D., Tryjanowski, P., Apostolova, I., Arlettaz, R., Aunins, A., Aviron, S., Balezentiene, L., Cierna-Plassmann, M., Fischer, C., Gabrielová, J., Halada, L., Hartel, T., Helm, A., Hristov, I., Jelaska, S., Jones, G., Kaligaric, M., Kamp, J., Klimek, S., Koorberg, P., Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Kuemmerle, T., Leuschner, C., Lindborg, R., Loos, J., Maccherini, S., Marja, R., Máthé, O., Paulini, I., Proença, V., Rey-Benayas, J., Sans, F. X., Seifert, C., Stalenga, J., Štrbenac, A., Timaeus, J., Török, P., van Swaay, C., Viik, E. & Tscharntke, T. (2015): Harnessing the biodiversity value of Central and Eastern European farmland. Diversity and Distributions,21, 722-730. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12288

    Teucher, M., Fischer, C., Busch, C., Horn, M., Igl, J., Kerner, J., Müller, A., Mulwa, R. K. & Habel, J. C. (2015): A Kenyan endemic bird species Turdoides hindei at home in invasive thickets. Basic and Applied Ecology,16, 180-188. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2015.01.002


    Winqvist, C., Bengtsson, J., Öckinger, E., Aavik, T., Berendse, F., Clement, L.W., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Geiger, F., Liira, J., Thies, C., Tscharntke, T., Weisser, W.W. & Bommarco, R. (2014): Species’ traits influence ground beetle responses to farm and landscape level agricultural intensification in Europe. Journal of Insect Conservation, 18, 837-846. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-014-9690-0

    Fischer, C., Schröder, B. (2014): Predicting spatial and temporal habitat use of rodents in a highly intensive agricultural area. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment,189, 145-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2014.03.039


    Fischer, C., Schlinkert, H., Ludwig, M., Holzschuh, A., Gallé, R., Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P. (2013): The impact of hedge-forest connectivity and microhabitat conditions on spider and carabid beetle assemblages in agricultural landscapes. Journal of Insect Conservation, 17, 1027-1038. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-013-9586-4

    Türke, M., Blattmann, T., Knop, E., Kindermann, A., Prestele, J., Marquez, L., Eisenhauer, N. & Fischer, C. (2013): Weeds and endangered herbs have unforeseen dispersal helpers in the agri-environment: gastropods and earthworms. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 28, 380-383. DOI: 10.1017/S1742170512000415


    Ludwig, M., Schlinkert, H., Holzschuh, A., Fischer, C., Scherber, C., Trnka, A., Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P. (2012): Landscape-moderated bird nest predation in hedges and forest edges. Acta Oecologica, 45, 50-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2012.08.008

    Armengot, L., Sans, F.X., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., José-María, L., Tscharntke, T. & Thies, C. (2012): The beta diversity of arable weed communities on organic and conventional cereal farms in two contrasting regions. Applied Vegetation Science, 15, 571-579. DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01190.x

    Guerrero, I., Morales, M.B., Oñate, J.J., Geiger, F., Berendse, F., de Snoo, G.R., Eggers, S., Pärt, T., Bengtsson, J., Clement, L.W., Weisser, W.W., Olszewski, A., Ceryngier, P., Hawro, V., Liira, J., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2012): Response of ground-nesting farmland birds to agricultural intensification across Europe: landscape and field level management factors. Biological Conservation, 152, 74-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2012.04.001

    Batáry, P., Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Holzschuh, A., Fischer, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2012): Contrasting effect of isolation of hedges from forests on farmland vs. woodland birds. Community Ecology, 13, 155-161. DOI: 10.1556/ComEc.13.2012.2.4


    Guerrero, I., Morales, M.B., Oñate, J.J., Aavik, T., Bengtsson, J., Berendse, F., Clement, L.W., Dennis, C., Eggers, S., Emmerson, M., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Geiger, F., Hawro, V., Inchausti, P., Kalamees, A., Kinks, R., Liira, J., Meléndez, J., Pärt, T., Thies, C., Tscharntke, T., Olszewski, A. & Weisser, W.W. (2011): Taxonomic and functional diversity of farmland bird communities across Europe: effects of biogeography and agricultural intensification. Biodiversity and Conservation, 20, 3663-3681. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-011-0156-3

    Flohre, A., Fischer, C., Aavik, T., Bengtsson, J., Berendse, F., Bommarco, R., Ceryngier, P., Clement, L.W., Dennis, C., Eggers, S., Emmerson, M., Geiger, F., Guerrero, I., Hawro, V., Inchausti, P., Liira, J., Morales, M.B., Oñate, J.J., Pärt, T., Weisser, W., Winqvist, C., Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2011): Agricultural intensification and biodiversity partitioning across European landscapes comparing plants, carabid beetles and birds. Ecological Applications, 21, 1772–1781. DOI: 10.1890/10-0645.1

    Fischer, C., Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2011): Mixed effects of landscape complexity and management practice on weed seed removal. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 13, 297-303. DOI: 10.1016/j.ppees.2011.08.001

    Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Clement, L.W. Batáry, P., Weisser, W.W., Tscharntke, T. & Thies, C. (2011): Landscape structure versus farming practices as predictors of bird diversity in the agricultural landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 141, 119-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2011.02.021

    Fischer, C., Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2011): Small mammals in agricultural landscapes: Opposing responses to farming practices and landscape complexity. Biological Conservation, 144, 1130-1136. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2010.12.032

    Winqvist, C., Bengtsson, J., Aavik, T., Berendse, F., Clement, L.W., Eggers, S., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Geiger, F., Liira, J., Pärt, T., Thies, C., Tscharntke, T., Weisser, W.W. & Bommarco, R. (2011): Mixed effects of organic farming and landscape complexity on farmland biodiversity and biological control potential across Europe. Journal of Applied Ecology, 48, 570-579. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01950.x


    Geiger, F., de Snoo, G.R., Berendse, F., Guerrero, I., Morales, M.B., Oñate, J.J., Eggers, S., Pärt, T., Bommarco, R., Bengtsson, J., Clement, L.W., Weisser, W.W., Olszewski, A., Ceryngier, P., Hawro, V., Inchausti, P., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Thies, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2010): Landscape composition influences farm management effects on farmland birds in winter: A pan-European approach. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 139, 571 – 577. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2010.09.018

    Geiger, F., Bengtsson, J., Berendse, F., Weisser, W.W., Emmerson, M., Morales, M.B., Ceryngier, P., Liira, J., Tscharntke, T., Winqvist, C., Eggers, S., Bommarco, R., Pärt, T., Bretagnolle, V., Plantegenest, M., Clement, L.W., Dennis, C., Palmer, C., Oñate, J.J., Guerrero, I., Hawro, V., Aavik, T., Thies, C., Flohre, A., Hänke, S., Fischer, C., Goedhart, P.W. & Inchausti, P. (2010): Persistent negative effects of pesticides on biodiversity and biological control potential on European farmland. Basic and Applied Ecology, 11, 97-105. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2009.12.001


    Book chapters

    Thies, C., Schreiber, J., Flohre, A., Fischer, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2010): Diversität, Produktivität und landwirtschaftliche Intensivierung. In: Hotes S, Wolters V (eds) Fokus Biodiversität. Wie Biodiversität in der Kulturlandschaft erhalten und nachhaltig genutzt werden kann. Oekom Verlag, München, pp 171 – 175

    Tscharntke, T., Dormann, C., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Hänke, S., Holzschuh, A., Scheid, B., Scherber, C., Schmidt-Entling, M.H., Vollhardt, I. & Thies, C. (2010): Landschaftsmanagement für eine nachhaltige biologische Schädlings-bekämpfung. In: Hotes S, Wolters V (eds) Fokus Biodiversität. Wie Biodiversität in der Kulturlandschaft erhalten und nachhaltig genutzt werden kann. Oekom Verlag, München, pp 180 – 185



    Fischer, C. (2017): The impact of landscape patterns on animal movement and ecosystem functions. Habilitation. Technische Universität München, Freising

    Fischer, C. (2010): Effects of farming practice and landscape complexity on vertebrate diversity and ecological functioning in agroecosystems. Dissertation. Georg-August University, Göttingen (



    Dietzel, S. & Fischer, C. (2020): Ausbreitungsbewegung von Isodontia mexicana (SAUSSURE, 1867), der Stahlblaue Grillenjäger in Bayern: Weitere Nachweise aus dem Stadtgebiet von München. Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen, 69, 98-99.

    Dietzel, S., Sauter, F., Moosner, M., Fischer, C. & Kollmann, J. (2019): Blühstreifen und Blühflächen in der landwirtschaftlichen Praxis – eine naturschutzfachliche Evaluation. ANLiegen Natur, 41, 73-86.

    Fischer C., Stadlmann D., Blaum N. & Ullmann W. (2017): Der Einfluss des ökologischen Landbaus auf das Raumnutzungsverhalten von Feldhasen (Lepus europaeus). In: Wolfrum, S., Heuwinkel, H., Reents, H. J., Wiesinger, K., Hülsbergen, K.-J. (eds) Beiträge zur 14. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau: Ökologischen Landbau weiterdenken – Verantwortung übernehmen – Vertrauen stärken, Verlag Dr. Köster, Berlin, pp 794-796.

    Fischer, C., Blaum, N., Jeltsch, F. & Ullmann, W. (2016): Der Einfluss der Landnutzung auf das Bewegungsverhalten von Tieren in der Agrarlandschaft am Beispiel des Feldhasen (Lepus europaeus). In: König, A., Hohmann, U., Ebert, C., Mitschke, J. (eds) Wildbiologische Forschungsberichte, Schriftenreihe der Vereinigung der Wildbiologen und Jagdwissenschaftler Deutschlands, Band 2. Verlag Kessel, Remagen-Oberwinter, pp 96-103.

    Wagner, C., Bachl-Staudinger, M., Baumholzer, S., Burmeister, J., Fischer, C., Karl, N., Köppl, A., Volz, H., Walter, R. & Wieland, P. (2014): Faunistische Evaluierung von Blühflächen. – Schriftenreihe der Bayerischen Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft 1/2014.

    Fischer, C., Bachl-Staudinger, M., Baumholzer, S., Wagner, C. & Wünsche, O. (2014): Blühflächen als ein Beitrag zum Feldhamsterschutz (Cricetus cricetus) in Unterfranken. In: Wagner, C., Bachl-Staudinger, M., Baumholzer, S., Burmeister, J., Fischer, C., Karl, N., Köppl, A., Volz, H., Walter, R., Wieland, P. (eds) Faunistische Evaluierung von Blühflächen, Schriftenreihe der Bayerischen Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft 1/2014, pp 33-43.

  • Memberships


    • Member of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ)
    • Member of the Editorial Board of Landscape Ecology (since 2017)