Prof. Dr. Jörg Löffler

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Prof. Dr. Jörg Löffler

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Meckenheimer Allee 166

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-7239

  • Full Professor (Chair)
  • Consultation hours: Please send me an e-mail!
  • Climatology; Ecology; Biogeography
    Arctic-Alpine Ecosystems; Borealis; Mediterranean Mountains; African Savannahs
    Long-Term Ecosystem Research; Comparative Mountain Research; Nature-Society-Interactions
  • Editor-in-Chief of ERDKUNDE---Archive for Scientific Geography

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Articles in peer-reviewed journals


DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2022) On Growth Patterns and Mechanisms in Arctic-Alpine Shrubs. Erdkunde, 76, 199–226.

WEHNER, A., HEIN N., BECKERS, N., DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2022) Data from: Early Snow Melt and Diverging Thermal Constraints Control Body Size in Arctic-Alpine Spiders. Dryad Digital Repository.

WEHNER, A., HEIN, N., BECKERS, N., DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2022) Early Snow Melt and Diverging Thermal Constraints Control Body Size in Arctic-Alpine Spiders. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

DOBBERT, S., ALBRECHT, E.C., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2022) Alpine Shrub Growth Follows Bimodal Patterns Across Biomes—Unexpected Environmental Controls. Communications Biology, 5, 739.

MARR, P., WINKLER, S., DAHL, S. O. & LÖFFLER, J. (2022) Age, Origin and Palaeoclimatic Implications of Peri- and Paraglacial Boulder-Dominated Landforms in Rondane, South Norway. Geomorphology, 408, 108251.

DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2022) The Application of Dendrometers to Alpine Dwarf Shrubs—A Case Study to Investigate Stem Growth Responses to Environmental Conditions. Biogeosciences, 19, 1933–1958.

LÖFFLER, J., ALBRECHT, E.C., DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & WUNDRAM, D. (2022) Dendrometer Measurements of Mediterranean-Alpine Dwarf Shrubs and Micro-Environmental Drivers of Plant Growth—Dataset from Long-Term Alpine Ecosystem Research in the Sierra Nevada, Spain (LTAER-ES). Erdkunde, DP311202.


DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2021) How does Spatial Heterogeneity Affect Inter- and Intraspecific Growth Patterns in Tundra Shrubs? Journal of Ecology, 109, 4115–4131.

KWON, T.O., SHIBATA, H., KEPFER-ROJAS, S., SCHMIDT, I.K., LARSEN, K.S., BEIER, C., BERG, B., VERHEYEN, K., LAMARQUE, J.-F., HAGEDORN, F., EISENHAUER, N., DJUKIC, I., ..., WUNDRAM, D., ..., LÖFFLER, J., ... et al.  (2021) Effects of Climate and Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition on Early to Mid-Term Stage Litter Decomposition Across Biomes. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change.

LÖFFLER, J., DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & WUNDRAM, D. (2021) Dendrometer Measurements of Arctic-Alpine Dwarf Shrubs and Micro-Environmental Drivers of Plant Growth—Dataset from Long-Term Alpine Ecosystem Research in Central Norway. Erdkunde, DP311201.

DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2021) A New Mechanistic Understanding of Ecophysiological Patterns in a Widespread Alpine Dwarf Shrub—Refining Climate-Growth Relationships. Biogeosciences Discussions 1–40 (Pre-Print).

DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2021) Contrasting Growth Response of Evergreen and Deciduous Arctic-Alpine Shrub Species to Climate Variability. Ecosphere, 12 (8), e03688. Press Release

DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2021) Continent-Wide Modelling of Potential Habitats and Connectivity for the Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) in Europe. Erdkunde, 75, 69–85.


SANDHAGE-HOFMANN, A., LÖFFLER, J., KOTZE, E., WEIJERS, S., WINGATE, V., WUNDRAM, D., WEIHERMÜLLER, L., PAPE, R., DU PREEZ, C. C. & AMELUNG, W. (2020) Woody Encroachment and Related Soil Properties in Different Tenure-Based Management Systems of Semiarid Rangelands. Geoderma, 372, 114399.

BECKERS, N., HEIN, N., ANNESER, A., VANSELOW, K. A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2020) Differences in Mobility and Dispersal Capacity Determine Body Size Clines in Two Common Alpine-Tundra Arthropods. Insects, 11 (2), 74.

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2020) Thermal Niche Predictors of Alpine Plant Species. Ecology, 101, e02891.


MARR, P., WINKLER, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2019) Aspects of Late Weichselian Deglaciation in South Norway: Timing of Deglaciation, Ice Sheet Geometry, and Climate Variations Inferred from Surface Exposure Ages of Late Pleistocene and Holocene Landforms. Erdkunde, 73, 277–301.

HEIN, N., LÖFFLER, J. & FEILHAUER, H. (2019) Mapping of Arthropod Alpha and Beta Diversity in Heterogeneous Arctic-Alpine Ecosystems. Ecological Informatics, 54, 101007.

MARR, P., WINKLER, S., BINNIE, S. A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2019) 10Be-Based Exploration of the Timing of Deglaciation in Two Selected Areas of Southern Norway. E&G Quarternary Science Journal, 68, 165–176.

HEIN, N., PÉTILLON, J., PAPE, R., FEILHAUER, H., VANSELOW, K. A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2019) Broad-Scale Rather than Fine-Scale Environmental Variation Drives Body Size in a Wandering Predator (Araneae, Lycosidae). Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 51, 315–326.

NASSL, M. & LÖFFLER, J. (2019) How Societal Values Determine the Local Use of Forest Resources—Findings from the Rural Community Kegong (NW-Yunnan, China). Sustainability, 11, 3447.

OYUNMUNKH, B., WEIJERS, S., LÖFFLER, J., BYAMBAGEREL, S., SONINKHISHIG, N., BÜRKERT, A., GÖNSTER-JORDAN, S. & SIMMER, C. (2019) Climate Variations over the Southern Altai and Dzungarian Basin Region, Central Asia, Since 1580 CE. International Journal of Climatology, 39.

FRINDTE, K., PAPE, R., WERNER, K., LÖFFLER, J. & KNIEF, C. (2019) Temperature and Soil Moisture Control Microbial Community Composition in an Arctic-Alpine Ecosystem Along Elevational and Micro-Topographic Gradients. ISME Journal, 13, 2031–2043.

MARR, P., WINKLER, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2019) Schmidt-Hammer Exposure-Age Dating (SHD) Performed on Periglacial and Related Landforms in Opplendskedalen, Geirangerfjellet, Norway: Indications for Mid- and Late Holocene Climate Variability. The Holocene, 29, 97–109.


WEIJERS, S., BECKERS, N. & LÖFFLER, J. (2018) Recent Spring Warming Limits Near-Treeline Deciduous and Evergreen Alpine Dwarf Shrub Growth. Ecosphere, 9 (6), e02328.

BECKERS, N., HEIN, N., VANSELOW, K. A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2018) Effects of Microclimatic Thresholds on the Activity-Abundance and Distribution Patterns of Alpine Carabidae Species. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 55, 25–44.

ZIMMERMANN, S., DUBOVYK, O., OLDENBURG, C., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2018) Lichen Cover Mapping in Southern Norway—An Analysis with Remote Sensing and GIS. GIS Science, 2, 60–71. pdf

MARR, P., WINKLER, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2018) Investigations on Blockfields and Related Landforms at Blåhø (Southern Norway) Using Schmidt-Hammer Exposure-Age Dating (SHD): Palaeoclimatic and Morphodynamic Implications. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 100, 285–306.

WEIJERS, S., MYERS-SMITH, I. H. & LÖFFLER, J. (2018) A Warmer and Greener Cold World: Summer Warming Increases Shrub Growth in the Alpine and High Arctic Tundra. Erdkunde, 72, 63–85.

HEIN, N., BRENDEL, M. R., FEILHAUER, H., FINCH, O.-D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2018) Egg Size vs. Egg Number Trade-Off in the Alpine-Tundra Wolf Spider, Pardosa palustris (Araneae: Lycosidae). Polar Biology, 41, 1607–1617.

DJUKIC, I., KEPFER-ROJAS, S., KAPPEL SCHMIDT, I., STEENBERG LARSEN, K., BEIER, C., BERG, B., VERHEYEN, K. & TeaComposition: CALIMAN, A., ..., WUNDRAM, D., ..., LÖFFLER, J., al. (2018) Early Stage Litter Decomposition Across Biomes. Science of the Total Environment, 628–629, 1369–1394.

WEIJERS, S., PAPE, R., LÖFFLER, J. & MYERS-SMITH, I. H. (2018) Contrasting Shrub Species Respond to Early Summer Temperatures Leading to Correspondence of Shrub Growth Patterns. Environmental Research Letters, 13, 034005.


PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2017) Determinants of Arctic-Alpine Pasture Resources—The Need for a Spatially and Functionally Fine-Scaled Perspective. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 99, 353–370.

ZACHARIAS, M., WEIJERS, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2017) Growth Rings in Bush Species of the South African Savanna. African Journal of Ecology, 56, 399–403.

WEIJERS, S, BUCHWAL, A., BLOK, D., LÖFFLER, J. & ELBERLING, B. (2017) High Arctic Summer Warming Tracked by Increased Cassiope tetragona Growth in the World’s Northernmost Polar Desert. Global Change Biology, 23, 5006–5020.

MARR, P. & LÖFFLER, J. (2017) Establishing a Multi-Proxy Approach to Alpine Blockfield Evolution in South-Central Norway. AUC Geographica, 52, 219–236.


PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2016) Towards a Process-Based Biogeography of Reindeer: Scaling Space, Time, and Organizational Levels of Space Use. Norwegian Journal of Geography, 70, 230–246.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2016) Broad-Scale Assumptions on Available Pasture Resources and Reindeer´s Habitat Preferences Shown to be Decoupled from Ecological Reality of Arctic-Alpine Landscapes. Erdkunde, 70, 169–192.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2016) Spatial Patterns of Alpine Phytomass, Primary Productivity, and related Calorific Resources. Ecosphere, 7 (6), e01347.


ACKERMANN, S., AMELUNG, W. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Additional Nitrogen in Arctic-Alpine Soils and Plants—A Pilot Study using 15NO3- and 15NH4+ Fertilization along an Elevation Gradient. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 178, 861–867.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Seasonality of Habitat Selection Shown to Buffer Alpine Reindeer Pastoralism Against Climate Variability. Ecosphere, 6 (12), 260.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Ecological Dynamics in Habitat Selection of Reindeer—An Interplay of Spatial Scale, Time, and Individual Animal´s Choice. Polar Biology, 38, 1891–1903.

NASSL, M. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Ecosystem Services in Coupled Social-Ecological Systems—Closing the Cycle of Service Provision and Societal Feedback. Ambio, 44, 737–749.

BLOK, D., WEIJERS, S., WELKER, J.M., COOPER, E.J., MICHELSEN, A., LÖFFLER, J. & ELBERLING, B. (2015) Deepened Winter Snow Increases Stem Growth and Alters Stem δ13C and δ15N in Evergreen Dwarf Shrub Cassiope tetragona in High-Arctic Svalbard Tundra. Environmental Research Letters, 10 (4), 044008.

HEIN, N., FEILHAUER, H., LÖFFLER, J. & FINCH, O.-D. (2015) Elevational Variation of Reproductive Traits in five Pardosa (Lycosidae) Species. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 47, 67–73.


HEIN, N., FEILHAUER, H., FINCH, O.-D., SCHMIDTLEIN, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2014) Snow Cover Determines the Ecology and Biogeography of Spiders (Araneae) in Alpine Tundra Ecosystems. Erdkunde, 68, 157–172.

HEIN, N., PAPE, R., FINCH, O.-D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2014) Alpine Activity Patterns of Mitopus morio (Fabricius, 1779) are induced by Variations in Temperature and Humidity at Different Scales in Central Norway. Journal of Mountain Science, 11, 644–655.


HEIN, N., SOLHØY, T., SCHATZ, H. & LÖFFLER, J. (2013) An Oribatid Species Provertex kuehnelti Mihelčič, 1959 (Acari, Oribatida) New to Fennoscandia. Norwegian Journal of Entomology, 60, 163–168.

HÅGVAR, S., HEIN, N., LÖFFLER, J., LUNDMO, S. & STRAUMFORS, P. (2013) New Data on the Distribution of Chionea Dalman, 1816 (Diptera, Limoniidae), and on Habitat Choice of C. araneoides Dalman, 1816 at High Altitudes. Norwegian Journal of Entomology, 60, 176–181.

ZECH, M., TUTHORN, M., GLASER, B., AMELUNG, W., HUWE, B., ZECH, W., ZÖLLER, L. & LÖFFLER, J. (2013) Natural Abundance of 18O of Sugar Biomarkers in Topsoils along a Climate Transect over the Central Scandinavian Mountains, Norway. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 176, 12–15.


RÖSSLER, O., DIEKKRÜGER, B. & LÖFFLER, J. (2012) Potential Drought Stress in a Swiss Mountain Catchment—Ensemble Forecasting of High Mountain Soil Moisture Reveals a Drastic Decrease, Despite Major Uncertainties. Water Resources Research, 48, W04521.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2012) Climate Change, Land Use Conflicts, Predation and Ecological Degradation as Challenges for Reindeer Husbandry in Northern Europe—What Do We Really Know After Half a Century of Research? Ambio, 41, 421–434.


LÖFFLER, J., ANSCHLAG, K., BAKER, B., FINCH, O.-D., DIEKKRÜGER, B., WUNDRAM, D., SCHRÖDER, B., PAPE, R. & LUNDBERG, A. (2011) Mountain Ecosystem Response to Global Change. Erdkunde, 65, 191–215.


FINCH, O.-D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2010) Indicators of Species Richness at the Local Scale in an Alpine Region: A Comparative Approach Between Plant and Invertebrate Taxa. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 1341–1352.

RÖSSLER, O. & LÖFFLER, J. (2010) Potentials and Limitations of Modeling Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Soil Moisture in a High Mountain Catchment Using WaSiM-ETH. Hydrological Processes, 24, 2182–2196.

WEIDNER, K., HEINRICH, I., HELLE, G., LÖFFLER, J., NEUWIRTH, B., SCHLESER, G. H. & VOS, H. (2010) Consequences of Larch Budmoth Outbreaks on the Climatic Significance of Ring Width and Stable Isotopes of Larch. Trees, 24, 399–409.

WUNDRAM, D., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2010) Alpine Soil Temperature Variability at Multiple Scales. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 42, 117–128.


FRIEDRICHS, D. A., BÜNTGEN, U., TROUET, V., FRANK, D., ESPER, J., NEUWIRTH, B. & LÖFFLER, J. (2009) Species-Specific Climate Sensitivity of Tree Growth in Central-West Germany. Trees, 23, 729–739.

FRIEDRICHS, D. A., BÜNTGEN, U., FRANK, D. C., ESPER, J., NEUWIRTH, B. & LÖFFLER, J. (2009) Complex Climate Controls on 20th Century Oak Growth in Central-West Germany. Tree Physiology, 29, 39–51.

FRIEDRICHS, D. A., NEUWIRTH, B., WINIGER, M. & LÖFFLER, J. (2009) Methodologically Induced Differences in Oak Site Classifications in a Homogeneous Tree-Ring Network. Dendrochronologia, 27, 21–30.

PAPE, R., WUNDRAM, D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2009) Modelling Near-Surface Temperature Conditions in High Mountain Environments—An Appraisal. Climate Research, 39, 99–109.


BÄR, A., PAPE, R., BRÄUNING, A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2008) Growth-Ring Variations of Dwarf Shrubs Reflect Regional Climate Signals in Alpine Environments rather than Micro-Climatic Differences. Journal of Biogeography, 35, 625–636.

FINCH, O.-D., LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2008) Assessing the Sensitivity of Melanoplus frigidus (Boheman, 1846) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) to Different Weather Conditions: A Modelling Approach Focussing on Development Times. Insect Science, 15, 167–178.

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2008) Diversity Patterns in Relation to the Environment in Alpine Tundra Ecosystems of Northern Norway. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 40, 373–381. 

LÖFFLER, U. C. M., CYPIONKA, H. & LÖFFLER, J. (2008) Soil Microbial Activity along an Arctic-Alpine Altitudinal Gradient from a Seasonal Perspective. European Journal of Soil Science, 59, 842–854.

RÖSSLER, O., BRÄUNING, A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2008) Dynamics and Driving Forces of Treeline Fluctuations and Regeneration in Central Norway During the Past Decades. Erdkunde, 62, 117–128.

SCHMID, B. & LÖFFLER, J. (2008) Precipitation, Interception, and Soil Moisture Variability along an Alpine Altitudinal Gradient in the Norwegian Mountains. Geoöko, 29, 33–53.

WUNDRAM, D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2008) High Resolution Spatial Analysis of Mountain Landscapes Using a Low Altitude Remote Sensing Approach. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29, 961–974.


BÄR, A., BRÄUNING, A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2007) Tree Ring Chronology Derived from Ring Widths of the Alpine Dwarf Shrub Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum in the Norwegian Mountains. IAWA Journal, 28, 325–338.

BÄR, A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2007) Ecological Process Indicators Used for Nature Conservation Scenarios of the Agricultural Landscapes in SW Norway. Ecological Indicators, 7, 396–411.

LÖFFLER, J. (2007) The Influence of Micro-Climate, Snow Cover, and Soil Moisture on Ecosystem Functioning in High Mountains. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 17, 3–19.

LÖFFLER, J. (2007) Reindeer Grazing Changes Diversity Patterns in Arctic-Alpine Landscapes of Northern Norway. Die Erde, 138, 215–233.

RÖSSLER, O. & LÖFFLER, J. (2007) Uncertainties of Treeline Alterations Due to Climatic Change During the Past Century in the Central Norwegian Scandes. Geoöko, 28, 104–114. pdf


BÄR, A., BRÄUNING, A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2006) Dendroecology of Dwarf Shrubs in High Mountains—A Methodological Approach from the Norwegian Scandes. Dendrochronologia, 24, 17–27.

LÖFFLER, J., PAPE, R. & WUNDRAM, D. (2006) The Climatologic Significance of Topography, Altitude and Region in High Mountains—A Survey of Oceanic-Continental Differentiations of the Scandes. Erdkunde, 60, 15–24.


LÖFFLER, J. (2005) Reindeer Grazing Impact on Arctic-Alpine Landscapes in Western Greenland, and Central and Northern Norway. Geoöko, 26, 1–18.

LÖFFLER, J. (2005) Snow Cover Dynamics, Soil Moisture Variability and Vegetation Ecology in Central Norwegian High Mountain Catchments. Hydrological Processes, 19, 2385–2405.

LÖFFLER, J. & FINCH, O.-D. (2005) Spatio-Temporal Gradients between High Mountain Ecosystems of Central Norway. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 37, 499–513.


BÄR, A., LÖFFLER, J. & LUNDBERG, A. (2004) Spatio-Temporal Changes of a Nature Protection Area in the Agricultural Landscape of Jæren, SW-Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geography, 58, 147–157.

LÖFFLER, J. (2004) Degradation of High Mountain Ecosystems in Northern Europe. Journal of Mountain Science, 2, 97–115.

LÖFFLER, J., LUNDBERG, A., RÖSSLER, O., BRÄUNING, A., JUNG, G., PAPE, R. & WUNDRAM, D. (2004) The Central Norwegian Alpine Tree Line under a Changing Climate and Changing Land Use. Norwegian Journal of Geography, 58, 183–193.

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2004) Across Scale Temperature Modelling Using a Simple Approach for the Characterisation of High Mountain Ecosystem Complexity. Erdkunde, 58, 331–348.

LÖFFLER, J. & STEINHARDT, U. (2004) Herleitung von Landschaftsleitbildern für die Landschaftsbewertung. Beiträge für Forstwirtschaft und Landschaftsökologie, 38, 147–154.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2004) Spatio-Temporal Near-Surface Temperature Variation in High Mountain Landscapes. Ecological Modelling, 178, 483–501.

WEERDA, I. & LÖFFLER, J. (2004) Landmanagementsystem zur Prognose von Entwicklungsszenarien im Biosphärenreservat Schaalsee. Beiträge für Forstwirtschaft und Landschaftsökologie, 38, 1–7.


LÖFFLER, J. (2003) Micro-Climatic Determination of Vegetation Patterns Along Topographical, Altitudinal, and Oceanic-Continental Gradients in the High Mountains of Norwegian. Erdkunde, 57, 232–249.


LÖFFLER, J. (2002) Altitudinal Changes of Ecosystem Dynamics in the Central Norwegian High Mountains. Die Erde, 133, 227–258.

LÖFFLER, J., DEHRENDORF, E., STROBACH, T. & RÖSSLER, O. (2002) Entwicklungsperspektiven ehemaliger Hochmoore NW-Deutschlands—Fintlandsmoor, Schwaneburger Moor. Telma, 32, 107–126.


LÖFFLER, J. (2000) High Mountain Ecosystems and Landscape Degradation in Northern Norway. Mountain Research and Development, 20, 356–363.[0356:HMEALD]2.0.CO;2


KÖHLER, B., LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (1994) Problems of Local Geoecovariance in the Central Norwegian Mountains. Norwegian Journal of Geography, 48, 99–111.


Books / book chapters


MARR, P., WINKLER, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2022) Environmental and Socio-Economic Consequences of Recent Mountain Glacier Fluctuations in Norway. In: SCHICKHOFF, U. & R. B. SINGH SURAJ MAL (eds) Mountain Landscapes in Transition, 289-314, Springer.


WEIJERS, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2020) Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf das Wachstum von Zwergsträuchern in Hochgebirgen. In: LOZÁN J. L., S.-W. BRECKLE, H. ESCHER-VETTER, H. GRASSL, D. KASANG, F. PAUL & U. SCHICKHOFF (eds.) Warnsignal Klima—Hochgebirge im Wandel, 246–251. pdf


LESER, H. & LÖFFLER, J. (2017) Landschaftsökologie. 5. Auflage, = UTB-Bandnr. 8718. Verlag Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart. ISBN-10: 3825287181. ISBN-13: 978-3825287184.


RÖSSLER, O. & LÖFFLER, J. (2010) Analyzing Spatio-Temporal Hydrological Processes and Related Gradients to Improve Hydrological Modeling in High Mountains. In: OTTO, J.-C. & DIKAU, R. (eds.) Landform—Structure, Evolution, Process Control. Lecture Notes in Earth Science 115, 243–257. Springer. Berlin/Heidelberg.


LÖFFLER, J., PLOTNIKOV, M., DUBININ, M. & TSCHETSCHELNITZKI, A. (2007) Die russische Taiga: Eine sensible Landschaft. Planet Erde: Asien. (ed. by GLASER, R. & KREMB, K.), pp. 67–76. Darmstadt, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.


LÖFFLER, J. & RÖSSLER, O. (2005) Climatologic and Hydrologic Coupling in the Ecology of Norwegian High Mountain Catchments. Climate and Hydrology in Mountain Areas. (ed. by DE JONG, C., COLLINS, D. & RANZI, R.), pp. 195–224. Chichester, Wiley.


LÖFFLER, J. (2002) Vertical Landscape Structure and Functioning. Development and Perspectives of Landscape Ecology. (ed. by BASTIAN, O. & STEINHARDT, U.), pp. 44–58. Dordrecht, Kluwer.

LÖFFLER, J. (2002) Landscape Complexes. Development and Perspectives of Landscape Ecology. (ed. by BASTIAN, O. & STEINHARDT, U.), pp. 58–68. Dordrecht, Kluwer.

LÖFFLER, J. (2002) Landscape-Ecological Mapping. Development and Perspectives of Landscape Ecology. (ed. by BASTIAN, O. & STEINHARDT, U.), pp. 257–271. Dordrecht, Kluwer.


Other publications


BECKERS, N., HEIN, N. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Klimaökologische Diversitätsmuster von Laufkäfern (Carabidae) im norwegischen Hochgebirge. Norden 21: 45–53. Bremen.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Mehr als Raum und Zeit—Skalen und die Habitatselektion von Rentieren in Norwegen. Norden, 21, 37–44. Bremen.


WEIJERS, S. & LÖFFLER, J. (2014) Growth Responses of one Evergreen and one Deciduous Dwarf Shrub to the Alpine Micro-Climate in the Norwegian Mountains. In Accepted Abstracts of the 9th International Conference on Dendrochronology, 13-17 January 2014, Melbourne, Australia. pp. 125–126.


BECKERS, N., RHEINHEIMER, L.H., LÖFFLER, J. & WEIJERS, S. (2013) Growth Response of Empetrum nigrum ssp. hermaphroditum to the Alpine Micro-Climate in the Norwegian Mountains. In Hochgebirge in Globalen Wandel—22. Jahrestagung des AK Hochgebirge. Tagungsband. p. 44. Bonn.


HELLEBUSCH, B., WUNDRAM, D. & LÖFLLER, J. (2009) Phytodiversität im Waldgrenzökoton. Ökologische Gradienten im mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirge (Vågå, Oppland). Norden, 19, pp. 143–154, Bremen.


ERDMANN, K.-H., LÖFFLER, J. & ROSCHER, S. (2008) Naturschutz im Kontext einer nachhaltigen Entwicklung. Ansätze, Konzepte, Strategien. Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt, 67, pp. 1–265, Bad Godesberg.

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2008) Plant Diversity Patterns and Reindeer Pastoralism in Northern Norwegian Mountain Systems. Colloquium Geographicum, 31, pp. 57–72, Bonn.

LÖFFLER, J. & STADELBAUER, J. (2008) Diversity in Montain Systems. Studies on Mountain Environments: Prepared by the Members of the "Working Group on High Mountains", German Geographical Society (DGfG). Submitted to the Commission C04.08, "Diversity of Mountain Systems", of the International Geographical Union (IGU) on the Occasion of the 31st International Congress, Tunis 2008. Colloquium Geographicum, 31, Bonn.

SCHULTZ, J., NEUWIRTH, B., FRIEDRICHS, D. A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2008) Circulation Patterns as Origin of Negative Pointer Years form Central European Tree-Rings. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 6, pp. 80–86, Riga.


FISCHER, S., NEUWIRTH, B., WINIGER, M. & LÖFFLER, J. (2007) Nature Conservation – Influencing Factor on Radial Tree Growth? A Conceptional Approach of a New Project. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 5, pp. 196–199, Tervuren.

FRIEDRICHS, D. A., NEUWIRTH, B., LÖFFLER, J. & WINIGER, M. (2007) Dendroclimatology in the Low Mountain Ranges, Germany. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 5, pp. 97–102, Tervuren.

LÖFFLER, J. (2007) The Influence of Soil Moisture on Ecosystem Functioning in the High Mountains of Central Norway. Acta Geographica Debrecina, 17, 17–42, Debrecen.

LÖFFLER, J. & STEINHARDT, U. (2007) Landscape Ecology. Colloquium Geographicum, 28, Bonn.

SCHULTZ, J., NEUWIRTH, B., LÖFFLER, J. & WINIGER, M. (2007) GWL-Fingerprints in Central-European Tree-Rings. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 5, pp. 121–126, Tervuren.

WEIDNER, K., HELLE, G., LÖFFLER, J., NEUWIRTH, B. & SCHLESER, G. H. (2007) Stable Isotopes and Tree-Ring Width Variations of Larch affected by Larch Budmoth Outbreaks. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 5, pp. 148–155, Tervuren.

WUNDRAM, D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2007) Kite Aerial Photography in High Mountain Ecosystem Research Austria. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on High Mountain Remote Sensing Cartography, 43, pp. 15–22, Institute for Geography and Regional Science, Karl Franzens University Graz.


BÄR, A., LÖFFLER, J. & BRÄUNING, A. (2006) Methodological Approach for Dendroecological Analyses of Dwarf Shrubs – A Contribution to Ecosystem Reconstructions in the Norwegian Scandes. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 4, pp. 114–119, Jülich.

RÖSSLER, O., LÖFFLER, J. & BRÄUNING, A. (2006) The Use of Dendroecological Methods in a Landscape-Ecological Approach on Upper Treeline Fluctuations. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 4, pp. 174–178, Fribourg.

WEIDNER, K., HELLE, G., LÖFFLER, J., NEUWIRTH, B. & SCHLESER, G. H. (2006) The Reaction ´ 13C, ´ 18O and Ring Width on Larch Budmoth (Zeiraphera diniana Gn.) Outbreaks in the European Larch (Larix decidua Mill.)—A Case Study in the Lötschental, Switzerland. TRACE—Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, 4, pp. 281–286, Fribourg.


RÖSSLER, O. & LÖFFLER, J. (2005) Zur Regeneration der alpinen Birkenwaldgrenze nach Nutzungsumstellung im ozeanischen Zentralnorwegen. Norden, 17, pp. 37–44, Bremen.


LUNDBERG, A., BÄR, A., EITER, S., POTTHOFF, K., SKJERPING, N. & LÖFFLER, J. (2004) Landschaftswandel in Westnorwegen. Norden, 16, pp. 145–154, Bremen.


LÖFFLER, J., FÜRSTE, C., HEIDER, T., KELCH, T., LÖLKE, K., NAUJOK, J., PAPE, R., SCHADEK, U., SIMON, M. & SPARKE, S. (2003) Aspekte der Landschaftsdegradation auf Island. Oldenburger Geoökologisches Kolloquium, 9, pp. 3–40, Oldenburg.

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2003) Simulation des Energiehaushalts in mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirgslandschaften. Norden, 15, pp. 221–233, Bremen.

LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (2003) Die Bedeutung des Wasser- und Temperaturhaushalts für die biotische Aktivität im mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirge. Norden, 15, pp. 235–259, Bremen.

LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (2003) Geoökologische Untersuchungen zur Prozessdynamik mittelnorwegischer Hochgebirgsökosysteme. Oldenburger Geoökologische Studien, 2, pp. 3–158, Oldenburg.


LÖFFLER, J. (2001) Ökologische Situation und Perspektiven der Rentierwirtschaft in Nord-Norwegen. Bremer Beiträge zur Geographie und Raumplanung, 37, 55–73.

LÖFFLER, J., FINCH, O.-D., NAUJOK, J. & PAPE, R. (2001) Möglichkeiten der Integration zoologischer Aspekte in die landschaftsökologische Untersuchung von Hochgebirgen. Methodendiskussion am Beispiel ökologischer Prozesssysteme und Biozönosen. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung, 33, 351–357.

LÖFFLER, J., NAUJOK, J., PAPE, R. & RÖSSLER, O. (2001) Ökosysteme und Landschaftsdegradation im Hochgebirge Westgrönlands. Norden, 14, pp. 103–114, Bremen.

LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (2001) Räumliche und zeitliche Differenzierung des Temperaturhaushalts von Hochgebirgsökosystemen. Norden, 14, pp. 85–102, Bremen.


LÖFFLER, J. (2000) Nutzungspotenziale und Nutzungsgrenzen in den norwegischen Hochgebirgslandschaften. Norwegen eine Naturlandschaft?—Ökologie und nachhaltige Nutzung. Oldenburger Geoökologische Studien, 4. (ed. by JUNG, G.), pp. 163–188. Oldenburg.


LÖFFLER, J. (1999) Neuere Ergebnisse geoökologischer Kartierungen in Nordnorwegen. Norden, 13, Bremen.

LÖFFLER, J. (1999) Podsolierung als energetisch gesteuerter Translokationsprozess? Untersuchungsergebnisse aus dem mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirge. Oldenburger Geoökologisches Kolloquium, 6. Oldenburg.

LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (1999) Kleinräumige Klimavarianz im mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirgsraum Vågå/Oppland. Norden, 13, pp. 267–276, Bremen.


LÖFFLER, J. (1998) Geoökologische Untersuchungen zur Struktur mittelnorwegischer Hochgebirgsökosysteme. Oldenburger Geoökologische Studien, 1, 1–207.

LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (1998) Prozessorientierte Landschaftsanalyse von Waldökosystemen—Abschlussbericht des Hasbruch-Projekts. Oldenburger Geoökologisches Kolloquium, 4, pp. 101–145, Oldenburg.


JUNG, G., LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (1997) Untersuchungen zur Struktur, Funktion und Dynamik mittelnorwegischer Hochgebirgsökosysteme—Forschungsansatz. Oldenburger Geoökologisches Kolloquium, 3, pp. 4–36, Oldenburg.

LÖFFLER, J. (1997) Böden als komplexe Strukturparameter in mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirgsökosystemen. Methodische Konzeption zur geoökologischen Strukturmosaikkartierung, Strukturkomplexkartierung und Standortstrukturanalyse. Dissertation, Universität Oldenburg.

LÖFFLER, J. (1997) Großmaßstäbige geoökologische Kartierungen in den Höhenstufen des mittelnorwegischen Gebirges. Norden, 12, Bremen.

LÖFFLER, J. & WUNDRAM, D. (1997) Klimatische Phänomene in mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirgslandschaften und ihre ökosystemare Bedeutung. Oldenburger Geoökologisches Kolloquium, 3, pp. 37–86, Oldenburg.


LÖFFLER, J. (1996) Geoökologische Kartierungen im mittelnorwegischen Hochgebirge. Oldenburger Geoökologisches Kolloquium, 1, pp. 4–31, Oldenburg.

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