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Dr. Wiebke Ullmann


Campus Golm
University of Potsdam
Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation
Am Mühlenberg 3, building 60, room 3.15
14476 Potsdam


2005 - 2009    Bachelor, Humboldt University Berlin
2007 - 2009    Overseas study, Universidad de Azuay, Cuenca, Ecuador
2010                 Field biologist, National Park "El Cajas", Ecuador
2010 - 2013   Master, University of Bremen
2013                 Research associate, University of Potsdam and Technical University Munich
2013 - 2019   Joint doctoral position at the Centre for agricultural landscape research (ZALF) and the University 
                           of Potsdam - PhD topic: Understanding animal movement behaviour in dynamic agricultural landscapes

Current employment

Since 2019    Postdoc within the working group Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation

Research interests

  • Impact of landscape changes on animal movement and ecology
  • Impact of vegetation structure on animal movement and ecology
  • Spatio-temporal dynamics of animal movements
  • Biodiversity research
  • Acceleration sensors


Ullmann, W, Fischer, C, Pirhofer-Walzl, K, Kramer-Schadt, S & Blaum, N (in press). Spatiotemporal variability in resources affects herbivore home range formation in structurally contrasting and unpredictable agricultural landscapes. Landscape Ecology.