Chair of biogeography
Prof. Dr. Carl Beierkuhnlein
University of Bayreuth
D - 95440 Bayreuth
D - 95447 Bayreuth
Secretariat: Sabrina Elf
GEO II, room 129
Control forest fires with technology
May 2019: Prof. Dr. Beierkuhnlein is awarded the "Medaille für besondere Verdienste um den Freistaat Bayern in Europa und der Welt" (Medal for Special Services to the Free State of Bavaria in Europe and the World) by the Bavarian Minister of State for Federal and European Affairs.
January 2019: Dr. Severin Irl receives the Science Award for Physical Geography of Prof. Dr. Frithjof Voss Foundation.
January 2019: Ange Raharivololoniaina receives the IUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Sciences.
September 2017: German Environmental Prize 2017 goes to Dr. Kai Frobel.
Dr. Kai Frobel, BUND e.V., is a lecturer in geoecology for 15 years and has written his dissertation at the Chair of Biogeography. He was honored i.a. because of its decisive involvement for the initiation and promotion of the first and largest comprehensive German conservation project, the "Green Belt".
July 2017: Dr. Severin Irl received the Strasburger Award 2017 by the German Botanical Society.
Aug. 2016: Andreas Schweiger received the Bernd-Rendel Award by the DFG.
Publication in Nature: Late Quaternary climate change shapes island biodiversity. >>Link...
Publikation in Science Vol. 349 no. 6245 pp. 302-305: Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness. >>Link...
Book publication: Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf Fauna, Flora und Lebensräume sowie Anpassungsstrategien des Naturschutzes
Aug. 2015: Dr. Manuel Steinbauer received the Wilhelm-Pfeffer Award by the German Botanical Society
Nov. 2014: Bavarian state medal awarded to Prof. Carl Beierkuhnlein for outstanding services to the environment: Press announcement
Biodiversity and Human Health: NEFO-Interview with Dr. Stephanie Thomas
Oct. 2014: PhD thesis of Dr. Manuel Steinbauer was awarded to be the best in 2014 by the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
July 2014: Awarding of the Royal Entomological Society "Best Paper Published 2012/2013"
We offer for external students and alumni to collaborate within our project. If you are interested in working on a thesis feel free to contact us via e-mail.
book publication: Zwischen Denkmalschutz und Naturschutz Find an excerpt from this study here.