Beside being a member of the Center for Methods at Leuphana, the Institute of Ecology/Faculty of Sustainability I am also a guest scientist at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, Department of Integrative Biology and Evolution, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna.
As of February – April 2014 I was a guest scientist at the Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal and Cátedra de Biogeografía, FCEFyN (CONICET-Universidad Nacional de Córdoba), Córdoba, Argentina.
I am a consultant member of the Senat at Leuphana University.
I am a member of the Ethic commission at Leuphana University.
Reviewer for a wide range of journals (>130 reviews)
Applied Vegetation Sciences, Basic & Applied Ecology, Biological Conservation, Biology Letters, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Conservation Biology, Crop & Pasture Science, Diversity & Distributions, Ecography, Ecological Complexity, Ecological Economics, Ecological Indicators, Feddes Reppertorium, Folia Geobotanica, Flora, Forests, Global Ecology & Biogeography, Insect Conservation and Diversity, International Journal of Biodiversity & Conservation, Journal of Plant Ecology, Journal of Vegetation Sciences, Journal of Applied Ecology, Landscape & Urban Planing, Land Use Policy, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Neobiota, PALAEO3, PLOS ONE, Rangeland Ecology & Management, Remote Sensing of Environment, Remote Sensing, Science of the Total Environment, Society and Natural Resources, Sustainability, Sustainability Science
Currently, 21% of my reviews suggest rejections, 65% major revision and 14% minor revision.
Reviewer for DFG; I also write frequently recommendations/reviews for DAAD, Heinrich Böll foundation and other institutions.