Matthias Biber

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department for Life Science Systems
TUM School of Life Sciences
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Room:  1.2.2.5
Phone: +49.8161.71.3870
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427

E-mail: matthias.biber[at]tum.de

Curriculum vitae

2018- present Research Scientist at the Biodiversity and Global Change Lab, Terrestrial Ecology Research Group, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2016- 2018 Data- and IT-Specialist, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), Frankfurt (Germany)
2014- 2016 MSc Global Change Ecology, Bayreuth University (Germany)
2009- 2013 BSc Applied Marine Biology, Bangor University (United Kingdom)

Research interest

  • Climate and Land-use effects on biodiversity
  • Species Distribution Modelling
  • Remote Sensing

Projects

  • MINTBIO - Climate change impacts on Bavarian biodiversity: Multidimensional Integration for better BIOdiversity projections
  • BioScen1point5 - Biodiversity scenarios for a 1.5°C warmer world

Publications

2022

  • Engelhardt, Eva Katharina; Biber, Matthias F.; Dolek, Matthias; Fartmann, Thomas; Hochkirch, Axel; Leidinger, Jan; Löffler, Franz; Pinkert, Stefan; Poniatowski, Dominik; Voith, Johannes; Winterholler, Michael; Zeuss, Dirk; Bowler, Diana E.; Hof, Christian: Consistent signals of a warming climate in occupancy changes of three insect taxa over 40 years in central Europe. Global Change Biology 28 (13), 2022, 3998-4012 more…
  • Stewart, Peter S.; Voskamp, Alke; Santini, Luca; Biber, Matthias F.; Devenish, Adam J. M.; Hof, Christian; Willis, Stephen G.; Tobias, Joseph A.: Global impacts of climate change on avian functional diversity. Ecology Letters 25 (3), 2022, 673-685 more…

2021

  • Biber, Matthias F.; Voskamp, Alke; Hof, Christian: Representation of the world's biophysical conditions by the global protected area network. Conservation Biology, 2021 more…

2019

  • Biber, M. F.; Voskam, A.; Niamir, A.; Hickler, T.; Hof, C.: A comparison of macroecological and stacked species distribution models to predict future global terrestrial vertebrate richness. Journal of Biogeography 47 (1), 2019, 114-129 more…

2018

  • Hof, Christian; Voskamp, Alke; Biber, Matthias F.; Böhning-Gaese, Katrin; Engelhardt, Eva Katharina; Niamir, Aidin; Willis, Stephen G.; Hickler, Thomas: Bioenergy cropland expansion may offset positive effects of climate change mitigation for global vertebrate diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (52), 2018, 13294-13299 more…

2017

  • Frieler, Katja; Lange, Stefan; Piontek, Franziska; Reyer, Christopher P. O.; Schewe, Jacob; Warszawski, Lila; Zhao, Fang; Chini, Louise; Denvil, Sebastien; Emanuel, Kerry; Geiger, Tobias; Halladay, Kate; Hurtt, George; Mengel, Matthias; Murakami, Daisuke; Ostberg, Sebastian; Popp, Alexander; Riva, Riccardo; Stevanovic, Miodrag; Suzuki, Tatsuo; Volkholz, Jan; Burke, Eleanor; Ciais, Philippe; Ebi, Kristie; Eddy, Tyler D.; Elliott, Joshua; Galbraith, Eric; Gosling, Simon N.; Hattermann, Fred; Hickler, Thomas; Hinkel, Jochen; Hof, Christian; Huber, Veronika; Jägermeyr, Jonas; Krysanova, Valentina; Marcé, Rafael; Müller Schmied, Hannes; Mouratiadou, Ioanna; Pierson, Don; Tittensor, Derek P.; Vautard, Robert; van Vliet, Michelle; Biber, Matthias F.; Betts, Richard A.; Bodirsky, Benjamin Leon; Deryng, Delphine; Frolking, Steve; Jones, Chris D.; Lotze, Heike K.; Lotze-Campen, Hermann et al.: Assessing the impacts of 1.5 °C global warming – simulation protocol of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP2b). Geoscientific Model Development 10 (12), 2017, 4321-4345 more…

2014

  • Biber, Matthias F.; Duineveld, Gerard C.A.; Lavaleye, Marc S.S.; Davies, Andrew J.; Bergman, Magda J.N.; van den Beld, Inge M.J.: Investigating the association of fish abundance and biomass with cold-water corals in the deep Northeast Atlantic Ocean using a generalised linear modelling approach. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 99, 2014, 134-145 more…