Hauke Reuter

Contributions to MCED

  • Editor
  • Chaps 1,2,3,4,6,12,23,24

Adjunct Professor, University of Bremen
PD Dr. Hauke Reuter
Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT)
Dept.Theoretical Ecology and Modelling
D-28359 Bremen, Germany


Fields of work
Ecological Theory
Marine food webs
Phase-shifts in coral systems
Human-Nature interaction, Management Strategies

Modelling approaches:
Cellular Automata Models
Individual/Agent-based Models

GfÖ Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland
ISEM International Society for Ecological Modelling

Selected Publications:

Königstein, S., Mark, F.C., Gößling-Reisemann, S., Reuter, H. & Poertner, H.-O. (2016) Modeling climate change impacts on marine fish populations: Integrating the effects of ocean acidification, warming and other environmental drivers, Fish & Fisheries, 17: 972–1004 DOI: 10.1111/faf.12155.

Kubicek, A. & Reuter, H. 2016. Mechanics of multiple feedbacks in benthic coral reef communities, Ecological Modelling 329: 29-40. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.02.018.

Kubicek, A., Jopp, F., Breckling, B., Lange, C. & Reuter, H. 2015. Context-oriented model validation of individual-based models in Ecology: A hierarchically structured approach to validate qualitative, compositional and quantitative characteristics. Ecological Complexity 22: 178-191. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecocom.2015.03.005

Reuter, H., Kruse, M., Rovellini, A. & Breckling, B. 2016. Evolutionary Trends in Fish Schools in Heterogeneous Environments. Ecological Modelling 326: 23-35, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.09.008
Kubicek, A., Muhando, C. & Reuter, H. 2012 Simulations of Long-Term Community Dynamics in Coral Reefs – How Perturbations Shape Trajectories. PLoS Comput Biol 8(11): e1002791. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002791.

Reuter, H., Jopp, F., Calabrese, J., Damgaard, C., Matsinos, Y., Blanco-Moreno, JM., DeAngelis, DL. 2010
Ecological hierarchies and self-organisation – Pattern analysis, modelling and process integration across scales ,
Basic and Applied Ecology 11: 572-581.

Reuter H, Jopp F, Hölker F, Eschenbach C, Middelhoff U & Breckling B (2008) The ecological effect of phenotypic plasticity — Analysing complex interaction networks with agent based models. Ecological Informatics 3: 35 – 45
Reuter, H. 2005. Community Processes as Emergent Properties: Modelling Multilevel Interaction in Small Mammals Communities, Ecological Modelling 186: 427–446

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