Abteilungsleiterin / head of department

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Prof. Dr. Stephanie Kramer-Schadt

Abteilungsleiterin / head of department

Ökologische Dynamiken / Ecological Dynamics

Leibniz-Institut für Zoo- und Wildtierforschung (IZW)
im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Alfred-Kowalke-Straße 17
10315 Berlin

Tel:       0049 (0) 30 5168 714
Forschungsschwerpunkte / Research Foci
  • Models and concepts in conservation biology and landscape ecology
  • Habitat selection and species distribution modelling
  • Ecological-epidemiological modelling
  • Spatiotemporal dynamics of disease spread; risk assessment
  • Influence of climate and land use change on the viability of wildlife populations
  • Concepts and Computation in Ecology and Evolution (C2E2)
Publikationen / Publications

Selected publications:

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Google Scholar Profile: S Kramer-Schadt


  1. S Kramer-Schadt et al. (2013). The importance of correcting for sampling bias in MaxEnt distribution models. Diversity and Distributions, 19: 1366–1379. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12096
  2. S Benhaiem, H Hofer, S Kramer-Schadt, E Brunner, M East (2012). Sibling rivalry: training effects, emergence of dominance and incomplete control. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 279: 3727-3735.
  3. M Lange, S Kramer-Schadt, S. Blome, M. Beer, HH Thulke (2012). Disease severity declines over time after a wild boar population has been affected by Classical Swine Fever – Legend or actual epidemiological process? Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 106(2): 185-195.
  4. S Kramer-Schadt, T Kaiser, K Frank, T Wiegand (2011). Analyzing the effect of stepping stones on target patch colonisation in structured landscapes for Eurasian lynx. Landscape Ecology 26: 501-513.
  5. S Kramer-Schadt, N Fernandez, D Eisinger, V Grimm, HH Thulke (2009). Individual variation in infectiousness explains long-term disease persistence in wildlife populations. OIKOS 118: 199-208.