10.04.2019

17 May - Lecture: 200 Years of Butterfly Decline: the Relevance of Time-series in Conservation Biology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Christian Habel will give a lecture on the topic of "200 Years of Butterfly Decline: the Relevance of Time-series in Conservation Biology" on Friday, 17 May, 2019, at 14:00 in Hörsaal 414 of the NW-Faculty. The Department of Life Sciences invites you to attend!

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Christian Habel ist Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe Habel am Fachbereich Biowissenschaften der Universität Salzburg.

Abstract:
Biodiversity is declining due to habitat loss and the reduction of habitat quality. Recent studies have shown that species with specific habitat demands are suffering particularly under this negative trend, even inside of nature reserves. In my talk I will focus on (i) temporal shifts in insect species richness, (ii) changes in relative abundance of butterfly species, and (iii) species community shifts across time. I will discuss potential drivers leading to this negative trend, such as landscape homogenization, drifting pesticides and nitrogen deposition, as well as climate change. Examples will be based on species communities, population structures and the intraspecific level.

 

After the seminar (ca. 16:00 h), everybody is welcome to join us for drinks and munchies in the „coffee corner on the second floor“.

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Christian Habel

AG-Leiter

Universität Salzburg

Hellbrunnerstrasse 34

Tel: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-5620

E-mail to Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Christian Habel

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