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Institute of

BD Biodiversity

Dr. Katrin Ronnenberg

Institute of Biodiversity

Bundesallee 65
38116 Braunschweig

Peer-reviewed scientific paper

Ronnenberg, K., Habbe, B., Gräber, R., Strauß, E., Siebert, U. 2017. Coexistence of wolves and humans in a densely populated region (Lower Saxony, Germany). Basic and Applied Ecology 25, 1-14.

Andreasen, H., Dalmann Ross, S., Siebert, U., Andersen, N., Ronnenberg, K., Gilles, A. 2017. Diet composition and food consumption rate of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in the western Baltic Sea Marine Mammal Science, DOI10.1111/mms.12421

Siebert, U., Rademaker, M., Ulrich, S. A., Wohlsein, P., Ronnenberg, K., Prenger-Berninghoff, E. (2017) Bacterial microbiota in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from the North Sea of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, around the time of Morbillivirus and Influeza epidemics. Journal of wildlife diseases. DOI: 10.7589/2015-11-320

Ronnenberg, K. Strauß, E., Siebert, S. (2016). Crop diversity loss as primary cause of grey partridge and common pheasant decline in Lower Saxony, Germany. BMC Ecology 16(39). DOI: 10.1186/s12898-016-0093-9

Peschko, V., Ronnenberg, K., Siebert, U., Gilles, A. (2016). Trends of harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) density in the southern North Sea. Ecological Indicators 60: 174-183, DOI 10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.06.030

Lehnert, K.; Ronnenberg, K.; Weijs, L.; Covaci, A.; Das, K.; Hellwig, V.; Siebert, U. (2015) Xenobiotic and Immune-Relevant Molecular Biomarkers in Harbor Seals as Proxies for Pollutant Burden and Effects. In: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology pp 1-15, ISSN 0090-4341

Tillmann, J. E., and K. Ronnenberg (2015) Assessment of habitat-specific food availability using human imprinted Grey Partridge chicks Perdix perdix. In: Ornis Fennica 92, 2: 87-100

Tillmann.pdf Lehnert, K., Müller, S., Weirup, L., Ronnenberg, K., Pawliczka, I., Rosenberger, T., Siebert, U. (2014). Molecular biomarkers in grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) to evaluate pollutant exposure, health and immune status. Marine Pollution Bulletin 88(1-2), 311-318

Keuling, O., E. Baubet, A. Duscher, C. Ebert, C. Fischer, A. Monaco, T. Podgórski, C. Prevot, K. Ronnenberg, G. Sodeikat, N. Stier, and H. Thurfjell. 2013. Mortality rates of wild boar Sus scrofa

L. in central Europe. European Journal of Wildlife Research 59:805-814.

Weirup, L.; Müller, S.; Ronnenberg, K.; Rosenberger, T.; Siebert, U. ; Lehnert, K. (2013). Immune-relevant and new xenobiotic molecular biomarkers to assess anthropogenic stress in seals. In: Marine Environmental Research (2013) 1-9

Müller, S., Lehnert, K., Seibel, H., Driver, J., Ronnenberg, K., Teilmann, J., van Elk,C., Kristensen, J., Everaarts, E., Siebert, U. (2013). Evaluation of immune and stress status in harbour porpoises (

Phocoena phocoena): can hormones and mRNA expression levels serve as indicators to assess stress? BMC Veterinary Research, 9(1), 145

Ronnenberg K, I Hensen, AND K Wesche. 2011. Contrasting effects of precipitation and fertilization on seed viability and production of Stipa krylovii in Mongolia. Basic and Applied Ecology 12: 141-151.

Ronnenberg K, AND K Wesche. 2011. Effects of fertilization and irrigation on productivity, plant nutrient contents and soil nutrients in southern Mongolia. Plant & Soil 340: 239-251.

Bläß C, K Ronnenberg, O Tackenberg, AND K Wesche. 2010. The relative importance of different seed dispersal modes in dry Mongolian rangelands. Journal of Arid Environments 74: 991-997.

von Wehrden H, J Hanspach, K Ronnenberg, AND K Wesche. 2010. Inter-annual climatic variability in Central Asia - a contribution to the discussion on the importance of environmental stochasticity in drylands. Journal of Arid Environments 74: 1212-1215.

Wesche K, AND K Ronnenberg. 2010. Effects of NPK fertilisation in arid southern Mongolian desert steppes. Plant Ecology 207: 93-105.

Wesche K, K Ronnenberg, V Retzer, AND G Miehe. 2010. Effects of large herbivore exclusion on southern Mongolian desert steppes. Acta Oecologica 36: 234-241.

Bläß C, K Ronnenberg, I Hensen, AND K Wesche. 2009. Grazing impact on plant seed production in Southern Mongolia. Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences 6: 3-9.

von Wehrden H, H Zimmermann, J Hanspach, K Ronnenberg, AND K Wesche. 2009. Predictive mapping of plant species and communities by using GIS and Landsat data in a southern Mongolian mountain range. Folia Geobotanica 44: 211-225.

Ronnenberg K, K Wesche, AND I Hensen. 2008. Germination ecology of Central Asian Stipa spp: Differences among species, seed provenances, and the importance of field studies. Plant Ecology 196: 269-280.

Ronnenberg K, K Wesche, M Pietsch, AND I Hensen. 2007. Seed germination of five mountain steppe species of Central Asia. Journal of Arid Environments 71: 404-410.

Wesche K, M Pietsch, K Ronnenberg, R Undrakh, AND I Hensen. 2006. Germination of fresh and frost-treated seeds from dry Central Asian steppes. Seed Science Research 16: 123-136.

Wesche K, K Ronnenberg, AND I Hensen. 2005. Lack of sexual reproduction in dry mountain steppe populations of the clonal shrub Juniperus sabina L. in southern Mongolia. Journal of Arid Environments 63: 390-405.

Wesche K, AND K Ronnenberg. 2004. Phytosociological affinities and habitat preferences of Juniperus sabina L. and Artemisia santolinifolia Turcz. ex Bess. in mountain sites of the south-eastern Gobi Altay, Mongolia. Feddes Repertorium 115: 585-600.

Book chapter

Dähne, M., V. Peschko, A. Gilles, K. Lucke, S. Adler, K. Ronnenberg, and U. Siebert. 2014. Marine mammals and windfarms: Effects of alpha ventus on harbour porpoises. Pages 133-149 in: Ecological Research at the Offshore Windfarm alpha ventus. Federal Maritime Hydrographic Agency. Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear safety. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.

DellaSala DA, P Alaback, L Craighead, T Goward, H Holien, J Kirkpatrick, P Krestov, F Moola, Y Nakamura, R Nauman, R Noss, P Paquet, K Ronnenberg, T Spribille, D Tecklin, AND Hv Wehrden. 2010. Chapter 10: Crosscutting issues and conservation strategies. In DellaSala DA [ed.], Temperate and boreal rainforests of the world: ecology and conservation. Washington, Covelo, London: Island Press.

DellaSala DA, P Alaback, A Drescher, H Holien, T Spribille, AND K Ronnenberg. 2010. Chapter 6: Temperate rainforest relicts of Europe. In DellaSala DA [ed.], Temperate and boreal rainforests of the world: ecology and conservation. Washington, Covelo, London: Island Press.

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