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Biometrie und Umweltsystemanalyse

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Tennenbacher Straße 4 
79106 Freiburg i. Br.


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Dr. Kristin Kaschner

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Dr. Kristin Kaschner

Department of Biometry and Environmental System Analysis

Tennenbacher Straße 4, 79106 Freiburg, Germany 
Room 03.063

email: kristin.kaschner(a)biologie.uni-freiburg.de
phone: +49 761 203-8666
fax: +49 761 203-3751



Research Interests


  • Global conservation, biogeography and macroecology of marine organisms

  • Anthropogenic impacts on marine mammals, spatial planning and marine protected areas

  • Species distribution modeling and meta-analyses

Current proyects and collaborations


2014-   Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs)-Identification of global priority sites for the conservation of marine mammals
2012-   EU-BON-Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network (EU-Proyect FP7/2007-2013-308454; international partners)
2011-   MORSE-Management of Ocean Resources under Shifting Expectations: bringing the historical perspective into marine mammal conservation (CEFE CNRS, France; international partners)
2008-   GOBI-Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (international partners)
2004-   AquaMaps-Online atlas and species distribution model containing standardized distributions maps for over 17,300 species of fishes, marine mammals and invertebrates (FishBase Information and Research Group, Inc., Philippines & Geomar Helmholtz Zentrum für Ozeanforschung, Kiel)

Selected publications


For a full list of publications see on Google Scholar.

Dunn DC, Ardron JA, Bax N, Bernal P, Cleary J, Cresswell I, Donnelly B, Dunstan P, Gjerde K, Johnson D, Kaschner K, Lascelles B, Rice J, von Nordheim H, Wood L, Halpin PN (2014) The Convention on Biological Diversity’s Ecologically or Biologically Significant Areas: origins, development, and current status. Marine Policy

Selig ER, Turner WR, Troëng S, Wallace BP, Halpern BS, Kaschner K, Lascelles BG, Carpenter KE, Mittermeier RA (2014) Global priorities for marine biodiversity conservation Plos One 9:e82898

Foote AD, Kaschner K, Schultze SE, Garilao C, Ho SYW, Post K, Higham TFG, Stokowska C, van der Es H, Embling CB, Gregersen K, Johansson F, Willerslev E, Gilbert MTP (2013) Ancient DNA reveals that bowhead whale lineages survived Late Pleistocene climate change and habitat shifts. Nature Communications 4:1677

Williams R, Grand J, Hooker SK, Buckland ST, Reeves RR, Rojas-Bracho L, Sandilands D, Kaschner K (2013) Prioritizing global marine mammal habitats using density maps in place of range maps. Ecography

Kaschner K, Quick N, Jewell R, Williams R, Harris CM (2012) Global coverage of cetacean line-transect surveys: status quo, gaps and future challenges. Plos One 7:13

Kaschner K, Tittensor DP, Ready J, Gerrodette T, Worm B (2011) Current and future patterns of global marine mammal biodiversity. Plos One 6:e19653

Cisneros-Montemayor AM, Sumaila UR, Kaschner K, Pauly D (2010) The global potential for whale watching. Marine Policy 34:1273-1278

Coll M, Piroddi C, Steenbeek J, Kaschner K, Ben Rais Lasram F, Aguzzi J, Ballesteros E, Bianchi CN, Corbera J, Dailianis T, Danovaro R, Estrada M, Froglia C, Galil BS, Gasol JM, Gertwagen R, Gil J, Guilhaumon F, Kesner-Reyes K, Kitsos M-S, Koukouras A, Lampadariou N, Laxamana E, López-Fé de la Cuadra CM, Lotze HK, Martin D, Mouillot D, Oro D, Raicevich S, Rius-Barile J, Saiz-Salinas JI, San Vicente C, Somot S, Templado J, Turon X, Vafidis D, Villanueva R, Voultsiadou E (2010) The biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea: Estimates, patterns, and threats. Plos One 5:e11842

Ready J, Kaschner K, South AB, Eastwood PD, Rees T, Rius J, Agbayani E, Kullander S, Froese R (2010) Predicting the distributions of marine organisms at the global scale. Ecological Modelling 221:467-478

Gerber LR, Morissette L, Kaschner K, Pauly D (2009) ECOLOGY Should Whales Be Culled to Increase Fishery Yield? Science 323:880-881

Kaschner K, Watson R, Trites AW, Pauly D (2006) Mapping worldwide distributions of marine mammals using a Relative Environmental Suitability (RES) model. Marine Ecology Progress Series 316:285-310

Redfern JV, Ferguson MC, Becker EA, Hyrenbach KD, Good C, Barlow J, Kaschner K, Baumgartner MF, Forney KA, Ballance LT, Fauchald P, Halpin P, Hamazaki T, Pershing AJ, Qian SS, Read A, Reilly SB, Torres L, Werner F (2006) Techniques for cetacean-habitat modeling. Marine Ecology Progress Series 310:271-295



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