Dr. Gerold Kier: Publications

Contact: kier@uni-bonn.de

 

 

Selected papers in peer-reviewed journals

-      Sommer, J. H., Kreft, H., Kier, G, Jetz, W., Mutke, J. & Barthlott, W. (2010): Projected impacts of climate change on regional capacities for global plant species richness. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0120 Abstract

-      Kier, G., Kreft, H., Lee, T.M., Jetz, W., Ibisch, P.I., Nowicki, C., Mutke, J. & Barthlott, W. (2009): A global assessment of endemism and species richness across island and mainland regions. PNAS 2009 106: 9322-9327, doi:10.1073/pnas.0810306106.
Full paper on PNAS website | Press release University of Bonn

-      Kreft, H., Jetz, W., Mutke, J., Kier, G. & Barthlott W. (2008): Global diversity of island floras from a macroecological perspective. - Ecology Letters 11, 116-127. Abstract

-      Kier, G., Mutke, J., Dinerstein, E., Ricketts, T.H., Küper, W., Kreft, H. & Barthlott, W. (2005): Global patterns of plant diversity and floristic knowledge. Journal of Biogeography 32 (7), 1107-1116. Abstract  |  Press release University of Bonn

-      Kier, G. & Barthlott, W. (2001): Measuring and mapping endemism and species richness: a new methodological approach and its application on the flora of Africa. - Biodiversity and Conservation 10: 1513-1529. Abstract

 

Full publication list

2011

-      Mutke, J., Sommer, J. H., Kreft, H., Kier, G. & W. Barthlott (2011): Vascular Plant Diversity in a Changing World: Global Centres and Biome-Specific Patterns. In: Zachos, F. E. & J. C. Habel (eds.): Biodiversity Hotspots – Evolution and Conservation. Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011, Part 1, 83-96. ISBN 978-3-642-20992-5_5, doi: 10.1007

2010

-      Mutke, J., Kreft, H., Kier, G. & Barthlott, W. (2010): European Plant diversity in the global context. In: J. Settele, L. Penev, T. Georgiev, R. Grabaum, V. Grobelnik, V. Hammen, S. Klotz and I. Kühn (eds.). Atlas of Biodiversity Risk. Pensoft Publishers: Sofia-Moscow, p. 4-5.

-      Sommer, J. H., Kreft, H., Kier, G, Jetz, W., Mutke, J. & Barthlott, W. (2010): Projected impacts of climate change on regional capacities for global plant species richness. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0120 Abstract

2009

-      Kier, G., Kreft, H., Lee, T.M., Jetz, W., Ibisch, P.I., Nowicki, C., Mutke, J. & Barthlott, W. (2009): A global assessment of endemism and species richness across island and mainland regions. PNAS 2009 106: 9322-9327, doi:10.1073/pnas.0810306106.
Full paper on PNAS website | Press release University of Bonn

2008

-      Kier, G. (2008): Klimawandel und Internationale Konventionen – Umsetzung der Abkommen und Synergiebildung. In: Bundesamt für Naturschutz (Hg.), Biodiversität und Klima. Vernetzung der Akteure in Deutschland III. Ergebnisse und Dokumentation des 3. Workshops. BfN-Skripten 241. BfN, Bonn. S. 59-63.

-      Kreft, H., Jetz, W., Mutke, J., Kier, G. & Barthlott W. (2008): Global diversity of island floras from a macroecological perspective. - Ecology Letters 11, 116-127. Abstract

2007

-      Barthlott, W., Hostert, A., Kier, G., Küper, W., Kreft, H., Mutke, J., Rafiqpoor, M.D. & Sommer, H. (2007): Geographic patterns of vascular plant diversity at continental to global scales. Erdkunde 61: 305-315.

2006

-      Kier, G., Küper, W., Mutke, J., Rafiqpoor, D. & Barthlott, W. (2006). African vascular plant species richness: a comparison of mapping approaches. In: S.A. Ghazanfar & H.J. Beentje (eds), Taxonomy and ecology of African plants, their conservation and sustainable use. Proceedings of the 17th AETFAT Congress. pp. 409–425. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

2005

-      Kier, G., Mutke, J., Dinerstein, E., Ricketts, T.H., Küper, W., Kreft, H. & Barthlott, W. (2005): Global patterns of plant diversity and floristic knowledge. Journal of Biogeography 32 (7), 1107-1116. Abstract  |  Press release University of Bonn

-      Mutke, J., Kier, G., Krupnick, G. & W. Barthlott (2005): Terrestrial Plant diversity. – In: Krupnick, G. & J. Kress (Hg.): Plant Conservation: A Natural History Approach. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, p. 15-25.

-      Barthlott, W., Mutke, J., Rafiqpoor, M. D., Kier, G. & Kreft, H. (2005): Global centres of vascular plant diversity. Nova Acta Leopoldina NF92(342):61-83.

2004

-      Ferrier, S., Powell, G.V. N., Richardson, K.S., Manion, G., McC. Overton, J., Allnutt, T.F., Cameron, S.E., Mantle, K., Burgess, N.D., Faith, D.P., Lamoreux, J.F., Kier, G., Hijmans, R.J., Funk, V.A., Cassis, G.A., Fisher, B.L., Flemons, P., Lees, D., Lovett, J.C., Van Rompaey, R.S.A.R., Solomon, J.C. (2004): Mapping More of Terrestrial Biodiversity for Global Conservation Assessment: A New Approach to Integrating Disparate Sources of Biological and Environmental Data. BioScience 54: 1101-1109.

2002

-      Kier, G., Mutke, J., Küper, W., Kreft, H. & W. Barthlott (2002): Richness of Vascular Plant Species of the Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World. Final Report of the Project "Determining the Richness of Vascular Plant Species of the WWF Terrestrial Ecoregions" WWF-US Grant No. JD 17: 529 p.

-      Kier, G. (2002): Auswirkungen der biologischen Globalisierung auf die räumliche Verteilung von Endemismus und Artenreichtum. - In: Hummel, M., Scheffran, J. & Simon, H. (Hg.): Konfliktfeld Biodiversität. Agenda-Verlag: Münster, S. 163-173.

-      Barthlott, W., Kier, G. & Mutke, J. (2002): Biologische Vielfalt zwischen Wandel und Veränderung. In: Erdmann, K-H. & Schell, C. (Hg.): Natur zwischen Wandel und Veränderung. Springer Verlag: Berlin u.a., S. 55-66.

2001

-      Kier, G. & Barthlott, W. (2001): Measuring and mapping endemism and species richness: a new methodological approach and its application on the flora of Africa. - Biodiversity and Conservation 10: 1513-1529. Abstract

-      Kier, G. & Barthlott, W. (2001): The negative effect of alien species: a new approach for its quantification. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 31: 329.

-      Mutke, J., Kier, G., Braun, G., Schulz, C. & Barthlott, W. (2001): Patterns of African vascular plant diversity - a GIS based analysis. - Systematics and Geography of Plants 71: 1125-1136.

2000

-      Barthlott, W., Mutke, J., Braun, G. & G. Kier (2000): Die ungleiche globale Verteilung pflanzlicher Artenvielfalt - Ursachen und Konsequenzen. - Ber. d. Reinh. Tüxen-Ges. 12: 67-84.

1999

-      Barthlott, W., Kier, G. & Mutke, J. (1999): Biodiversity - The Uneven Distribution of a Treasure. - In: NNA Reports, Vol. 12, Special Issue 2. Forests in Focus: Proceedings Forum 'Biodiversity - Treasures in the World's Forests', 3-7 July 1998: 18-28.

-      Barthlott, W., Kier, G. & Mutke, J. (1999): Biodiversität - Globale Dimension und Verteilung genetischer Vielfalt. - In: Niemitz, C. & S. Niemitz (Hg.): Genforschung und Gentechnik - Ängste und Hoffnungen. Springer Verlag: 55-71.

-      Barthlott, W., Mutke, J. & Kier, G. (1999): Globale Artenvielfalt und ihre ungleiche Verteilung. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 215: 7-22.

-      Barthlott, W., Biedinger, N., Braun, G., Feig, F., Kier, G. & Mutke, J. (1999): Terminological and methodological aspects of the mapping and analysis of global biodiversity. In: Acta Botanica Fennica 162: 103-110.