Hauke Reuter


Adjunct Professor, University of Bremen
PD Dr. Hauke Reuter
Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT)
Dept. Ecological 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:

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 Open Access
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
Reuter, H. & Breckling, B. 1999. Emerging properties on the individual level: Modelling the reproduction phase of the European robin (Erithacus rubecula), Ecological Modelling 121: 199 – 219

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