Broder Breckling

University of Bremen
Centre for Environmental Research and Sustainable Technology UFT
Leobener Straße D-28359 Bremen, Germany

University of Vechta Chair for Landscape Ecology
PO Box 1553 D-49364 Vechta, Germany


Fields of work
General Ecology
Ecological Theory
Ecological risk research
Social ecology
Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms

Modelling approaches:
Differential Equations
Object-oriented Approaches:
Cellular Automata,

GfÖ Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland
ENSSER (European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility)

Selected Publications:
Breckling, B, Reuter, H, (in print):Preface: Up-scaling ecological effects of genetically modified plants in agriculture.
Ecological Indicators, Online First: DOI 10.1016/j.ecolind.2009.03.001
Breckling, B; Müller, F; Reuter, H; Hölker, F; Fränzle, O: 2005: Emergent Properties in Individual-based Models Case Studies from the Bornhöved Project (Northern Germany) Ecological Modelling 186 (4): 376-388. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2005.02.008
Broder Breckling 1992: Uniqueness of ecosystems versus generalizability and predictability in ecology.
Ecological Modelling 63(1-4): 13-27 doi:10.1016/0304-3800(92)90059-N

Work group participation:
University of Bremen

University of Vechta

Favorite Links:
Conference on effects of genetically modified organisms at large spatial scales:
ENSSER (European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility)