This reserach cluster focuses on topics around the distribution and diversity of organisms in geographical space under past, present and future changes of the environment including climate change, land use change and biological invasions.



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Stefan Dullinger


Research Areas: Global Change, Biogeography and Biodiversity

© Ursula Gerber

Franz Essl


Research Areas: Bioinvasions, Global Change, Macroecology

Paolo G. Albano

Research Areas: Conservation paleobiology and historical ecology, Global change, Marine biogeography and biodiversity, Taxonomy of marine molluscs

Karl Hülber

Research Areas: Plant Marcoecology

Thomas Wrbka

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Martin Zuschin

Research Areas: Conservation Paleobiology and Historical Ecology