Mitarbeiter / Staff member

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Dr. Andreas Wilting

Wissenschaftler / Scientist

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 333
Curriculum Vitae
Forschungsschwerpunkte / Research Foci

Past and present distribution patterns of species and species communities, Evolutionary history and ohylogeography of species (including relevant taxonomic questions), Genetic approaches such as environmental DNA and specifically invertebrate-derived DNA using NGS technologies, Camera-trapping, Species distribution modelling, Resilience of species to anthropogenic environmental changes, Conservation biology, Communication of scientific findings to relevant stakeholders and practitioners

Publikationen / Publications

For a complete list of publications please follow the link:

A Wilting on ResearchGate or A Wilting on GoogleScholar 


Selected research publications:

Bush A, Sollmann R, Wilting A, Bohmann K, Cole B, Balzter H, Martius C, Zlinszky A, Calvignac-Spencer S, Cobbold C, Dawson T, Emerson B, Ferrier S, Gilbert MTP, Herold M, Jones L, Leendertz F, Matthews L, Millington J, Olson J, Ovaskainen O, Raffaelli D, Reeve R, Rödel M-O, Rodgers T, Snape S, Visseren-Hamakers I, Vogler AP, White P, Wooster M, Yu D (2017): Connecting Earth Observation to High-Throughput Biodiversity DataNature Ecology & Evolution 1, 0176. doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0176

Sollmann R, Mohamed A, Niedballa J, Bender J, Ambu L, Lagan P, Mannan S, Ong RC, Langner A, Gardner B & Wilting A (2017): Quantifying mammal biodiversity co-benefits in certified tropical forestsDiversity & Distributions 23, 317-328. doi:10.1111/ddi.12530

Niedballa J, Sollmann R, Courtiol A & Wilting A (2016): camtrapR: an R package for efficient camera trap data management. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7, 1457-1462. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12600

Schnell IB, Sollmann R, Calvignac-Spencer S, Siddall ME, Yu DW, Wilting A, Gilbert MTP (2015): iDNA from terrestrial haemophagous leeches as a wildlife surveying and monitoring tool – prospects, pitfalls and avenues to be developed. Frontiers in Zoology 12:24. doi:10.1186/s12983-015-0115-z

Wilting A, Courtiol A, Christiansen P, Niedballa J, Scharf AK, Orlando L, Balkenhol N, Hofer H, Kramer-Schadt S, Fickel J & Kitchener AC (2015): Planning tiger recovery: Understanding intraspecific variation for effective conservation. Science Advances 1(5): e1400175. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1400175

Struebig MJ, Wilting A, Gaveau D, Meijaard E, Smith RJ, The Borneo Mammal Distribution Consortium, Fischer M, Metcalf K & Kramer-Schadt S (2015): Targeted conservation to safeguard a biodiversity hotspot from climate and land-cover change. Current Biology 25: 372-378. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.11.067