Prof. Dr. Carsten F. Dormann

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Biometrie und Umweltsystemanalyse

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Tennenbacher Straße 4 
79106 Freiburg i. Br.


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Dr. Florian Hartig

Florian Hartig

Dr. Florian Hartig

Department of Biometry and Environmental System Analysis

Tennenbacher Straße 4, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
Room 03.053

email: florian.hartig(a)biom.uni-freiburg.de
phone: +49 761 203-3747
fax: +49 761 203-3751

Research Interests

  • Community ecology, biogeography, diversity and coexistence mechanisms
  • Ecological modeling, vegetation models, forest ecology
  • Statistics, Bayesian statistics, simulation-based inference
  • Conservation biology and ecological economics


Selected current and past projects


Teaching and outreach


Bachelor / Master projects

See topics here (department wide, only visible from withing the Uni Network) or contact me directly.


Curriculum Vitae

2012-now   Lecturer at the University of Freiburg
2009-2012   Postdoctoral fellow at the UFZ Leipzig
2006-2009   PhD studies at the UFZ Leipzig and the University of Osnabrück (Applied System Science)
2004-2005   Department of Theoretical Physics, Uppsala University, Sweden
Degree: Master of Science (Theoretical Particle Physics)
2001-2006   Free University Berlin, Germany, Studies in Physics
2000-2001   Naturschutzzentrum Hessen
Civilian Service at the Hessian Academy for Environmental Protection

Selected publications

For a full list of publications see here or on Google Scholar .


  • Pe’er, G.; Dicks, L. V.; Visconti, P.; Arlettaz, R.; Báldi, A.; Benton, T. G.; Collins, S.; Dieterich, M.; Gregory, R. D.; Hartig, F.; Henle, K.; Hobson, P. R.; Kleijn, D.; Neumann, R. K.; Robijns, T.; Schmidt, J.; Shwartz, A.; Sutherland, W. J.; Turbé, A.; Wulf, F. & Scott, A. V. (2014) EU agricultural reform fails on biodiversity. Science, 344, 1090-1092. [journal]
  • Florian Hartig & Carsten F. Dormann (2013) Does” model-free” forecasting really outperform the “true” model? PNAS, 110, E3975. [journal] [arXiv]

  • Hartig, F., Dyke, J., Hickler, T., Higgins, S., O'Hara, R. B., Scheiter, S. & Huth, A. (2012): Connecting dynamic vegetation models to data - an inverse perspective. J. Biogeogr., in press. [journal]
  • Hartig, F., Calabrese, J. M., Reineking, B., Wiegand, T. & Huth, A. (2011): Statistical inference for stochastic simulation models - theory and application. Ecol. Lett. 14, 816-827. [journal] [pdf]
  • Hartig, F. & Drechsler, M. (2009): Smart spatial incentives for market-based conservation. Biol. Conserv. 142, 779-788. [journal] [preprint]



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