Kleinwalsertal

Gabriel Walther

Institute of Ecology and Evolution | Professorship of Biodiversity of Plants​
Kleinwalsertal
Image: Christine Römermann
Institute of Ecology and Evolution
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Professorship of Biodiversity of Plants​
Gabriel Walther
PhD student
Gabriel Walther
Otto-Renner-Villa, Room 104
Philosophenweg 16
07743 Jena

Research interests

  • Functional rarity of plant species
  • Impact of different land use intensities on biodiversity
  • Impact of biodiversity on ecosystem processes in grassland ecosystems
Curricilum vitae
Since 01/ 2019 PhD student at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Professorship of Biodiversity of Plants
05/2018 – 12/2018 Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry Jena, Research Group Functional Biogeography
01/2018 – 05/2018 Laboratory assistant, Eurofins Agraranalytik Deutschland GmbH, Jena
08/2017 – 01/2018 Teaching practice, Staatliches Lerchenberggymnasium Altenburg
05/2017 – 07/2017 Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Jena, Department Evolutionary Neuroethology
10/2016 – 03/2017 Examination paper: On the adaptive potential of plants to changing environmental conditions
10/2010 – 04/2017 Studies in Biology/Geography (teacher training) at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Publications

  • Lam, O. H. Y., Tautenhahn, S., Walther, G., Boenisch, G., Baddam, P., Kattge, J. (2022). rtry: Preprocessing Plant Trait Data. R package version 1.0.0. https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=rtry
  • Walther, G., Zopf, D., Baumgärtel, T., Römermann, C. (2021) Der Einfluss unterschiedlicher Landnutzungsintensitäten auf die Vegetationszusammensetzung im mesophilen Grünland. Artenschutzreport, 44, 27-34.
  • Kattge, J., Bönisch, G., Díaz, S., .... Bucher, S.F., .... Römermann, C., ... Walther, G., et al. (2020) TRY plant trait database - enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology, 26, 119- 188. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14904

Conference contributions

  • Walther, G., Zopf, D., Baumgärtel, D., Römermann, C. (2021) The role of functionally rare species for ecosystem processes in mesophilic grasslands – lessons learnt from a long-term experiment. 50th Virtual Annual Meeting of the GfÖ (Gesellschaft für Ökologie) (oral presentation)
  • Walther, G., Römermann, C. (2018) The impact of functionally rare plant species on ecosystem functioning in differently managed grasslands. 22nd Christmas Symposium, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (oral presentation; awarded with “Vector Prize” for best student talk)
  • Walther, G., Jandt, U., Deggelmann, A., Kattge, J., Römermann, C. (2019) A new measure of functional rarity applied to dry and semi-dry grassland species. 62nd Annual Symposium of the IAVS (International Association for Vegetation Science), Bremen (poster presentation; awarded with “Young Scientist Award” for best poster presentation)