Katrin Vohland

Director General/ CEO
Since 1.6.2020 CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Director General of the Natural History Museum Vienna.
Phone: +43 1 52177 200

Projects recruited for MFN Berlin

A citizen science decade (2020-2030) in support to the Sustainable Development Goals — CS-SDG
254 250,00 €
Share, initiate and learn about citizen science in Europe (EU-Citizen.Science)
287 500,00 €
GEO Essential ERA-Planet
123 246,55 €
Rechtliche Bedingungen von Citizen Science
110 478,00 €
Bürger Schaffen Wissen Plattform
295 292,00 €
Bürger Schaffen Wissen Plattform
162 537,04 €
Bürger Schaffen Wissen Plattform
91 204,00 €
BürGEr schaffen Wissen – WISSen schafft Bürger (GEWISS) ist ein Bausteinprogramm zur Entwicklung von Citizen Science-Kapazitäten
223 665,00 €
159 184,00 €
Netzwerk-Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland (NEFO 3)
700 000,00 €
COST Action CA 15212
468 800,00 €
219 330,00 €
Konzept zur Anwendbarkeit von Citizen Science in der Ressortforschung des Umweltbundesamtes
Umweltbundesamt (UBA)
15 900,00 €

Projects recruited for ECSA (European Citizen Science Association)
Doing-It-Together-Science (DITOs); lead UCL, UK
383750,00 €
LandSense; lead IIASA, Austria
105000,00 €
Distributed Network for Odour Sensing, Empowerment and Sustainability (D-Noses); lead Fundación Ibercivis Spain
219250,00 €
An Ecosystem of Citizen Observatories for Environmental Monitoring (WeObserve); lead IIASA; Austria
84000,00 €
Share, initiate and learn about citizen science in Europe  (EU-Citizen.Science); lead MfN, Germany
351286,25 €
Project recruited at PIK
HabitChange; lead Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development, Germany

Born: 29.09.1968 in Hamburg, Germany. Married, three children
Professional and scientific career
  • Since 1.6.2020: Director General and Scientific Director at the Natural History Museum Vienna (NHM Vienna)
  • 2014-2020 (May) Head of the research area "Museum and Society" at the Museum of Natural History - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research (MfN)
  • 2012-2013 Collaboration in the staff of the Museum of Natural History - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research (MfN)
  • 2009-2012: Coordination of the project Network and Forum on Biodiversity Research Germany (BMBF) at the Museum of Natural History - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research (MfN)
  • 2006-2009: Coordination of the project Protected Areas of Germany in Climate Change - Risks and Options for Action (BfN) at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
  • 2005-2006: Scientist in BIOTA (Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis in Africa); S09 (Structural, functional, and species diversity in semiarid savannas of southern Africa: scaling up and model based integration) (BMBF) at the University of Potsdam, Chair of Vegetation Ecology and Nature Conservation
  • 2004: Organization and preparation of a pan-African workshop on more efficient use of rainwater (Rain Water Harvesting; Volkswagen Foundation) at the Humboldt University Berlin, Institute of Geography, Chair of Landscape Ecology
  • 2000-2004: Coordination of the project BIOTA (Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis in Africa), S07 (BMBF) at the Museum of Natural History - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research (MfN)
  • 1999-2000: Curriculum development for the Master's Programme "Biodiversity Management and Research", Namibia and Berlin, at the Museum of Natural History - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research (MfN)
  • 1995-1999: PhD on Adaptation and Speciation of Millipedes (Diplopoda) in the Amazonian Floodplain Forest (PhD) (DAAD + Max Planck Scholarship) Max Planck Institute for Limnology Plön, AG Tropical Ecology /INPA (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia), Manaus / Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel
  • 1993-1994: Diploma in Biology; University of Bayreuth, Chair of Animal Ecology
  • 1989-1991: Basic studies in biology; University of Bielefeld
  • 1988-1989 AEG Sondertechnik Luft- und Raumfahrt Hamburg, training as Industrial electronics technician, specialising in instrument engineering (not completed)
  • 1988 A-levels, Ernst-Schlee Grammar School, Hamburg
ORCID - Connecting Research and Researchers
Link - ORCID-iD


  • Sauermann, H., Vohland, K., Antoniou, V., Balazs, B., Göbel, C., Karatzas, K., Mooney, P., Perelló, J., Ponti, M., Samson, R., Winter, S. (2020). Citizen science and sustainability transitions. Research Policy 49:103978
  • Tauginienė, L., Butkevičienė, E., Vohland, K., Heinisch, B., Daskolia, M., Suškevičs, M., Portela, M., Balász, B.,, Prūse, B. (2020). Citizen science in the social sciences and humanities: the power of interdisciplinarity. Palgrave Communications, 6(89), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-020-0471-
  • Geschke, J; Vohland, K; Bonn, A; Dauber, J; Gessner, MO; Henle, K; Nieschulze, J; Schmeller, D; Settele, J; Sommerwerk, N; Wetzel, F. (2019) Biodiversity monitoring in Germany. How science, policy and civil society can support a national monitoring system. GAIA-ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES FOR SCIENCE AND SOCIETY 28 (3): 265-270.        DOI: 10.14512/gaia.28.3.6.  pdf.
  • Pettibone, L; Vohland, K; Ziegler, D (2017) Understanding the (inter) disciplinary and institutional diversity of citizen science: A survey of current practice in Germany and Austria . PLOS e0178778. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178778                        
  • McCormack, CG; Born, W; Irvine, PJ; Achterberg, EP; Amano, T; Ardron, J; Foster, PN; Gattuso, JP; Hawkins, SJ; Hendy, E; Kissling, WD; Lluch-Cota, SE; Murphy, EJ; Ostle, N; Owens, NJP; Perry, RI; Portner, HO; Scholes, RJ; Schurr, FM; Schweiger, O; Settele, J; Smith, RK; Smith, S; Thompson, J; Tittensor, DP; van Kleunen, M; Vivian, C; Vohland, K; Warren, R; Watkinson, AR; Widdicombe, S; Williamson, P; Woods, E; Blackstock, JJ; Sutherland, WJ (2016) Key impacts of climate engineering on biodiversity and ecosystems, with priorities for future research Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences: 1-26. .DOI: 10.1080/1943815X.2016.1159578
  • Stagl, J; Hattermann, FF; Vohland, K. (2015) Exposure to climate change in Central Europe: What can be gained from regional climate projections for management decisions of protected areas? Reg Environ Change. DOI 10.1007/s10113-014-0704-yDOI: 10.1007/s10113-014-0704-y                                                 
  • Vohland, K; Nadim, T. (2015) Ensuring the success of IPBES: between interface, market place and parliament. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 370: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rstb.2014.0012         
  • Freudenberger, L; Hobson, P; Schluck, M; Kreft, S; Vohland, K; Sommer, H; Reichle, S; Nowicki, C; Barthlott, W; Ibisch, PL          (2013) Nature conservation: priority-setting needs a global change            Biodiversity and Conservation 10.1007/s10531-012-0428-6.                                                                
  • Vohland, K; Hamer, M. (2013)          A review of the millipedes (Diplopoda) of Namibia, with identification keys and descriptions of two new genera and five new species. African Invertebrates 54 (1): 251–304.
  • Hoffmann, A; Penner, J; Vohland, K; Cramer, W; Doubleday, R; Henle, K; Koljalg, U; Kuhn, I; Kunin, WE; Negro, JJ; Penev, L; Rodriguez, C; Saarenmaa, H; Schmeller, DS; Stoev, P; Sutherland, WJ; Tuama, EO; Wetzel, FT; Hauser, C. (2013) LImproved access to integrated biodiversity data for science, practice, and policy - the European Biodiversity Observation Network (EU BON) Nature Conservation 6: 49–65.Doi: 10.3897/natureconservation.6.6498           
  • Renner, SC; Neumann, D; Burkart, M; Feit, U; Giere, P; Groger, A; Paulsch, A; Paulsch, C; Sterz, M; Vohland, K. (2012) Import and export of biological samples from tropical countries-considerations and guidelines for research teams. Organisms Diversity and Evolution12:81–98. Doi: 10.1007/s13127-012-0076-4                        
  • Hickler, T; Vohland, K; Feehan, J; Miller, PA; Smith, B; Costa, L; Giesecke, T; Fronzek, S; Carter, TR; Cramer, W; Kuhn, I; Sykes, MT (2012) Projecting the future distribution of European potential natural vegetation zones with a generalized, tree species-based dynamic vegetation model       Global Ecology and Biogeography 21 (1): 50-63. Doi:     10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00613.x
  • Vohland, K; Mlambo, MC; Horta, LD; Jonsson, B; Paulsch, A; Martinez, SI (2011) How to ensure a credible and efficient IPBES? Environmental Science & Policy 14 (8): 1188-1194. Doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2011.08.005                                                   
  • Gumpenberger, M; Vohland, K; Heyder, U; Poulter, B; Macey, K; Rammig, A; Popp, A; Cramer, W. (2010) Predicting pan-tropical climate change induced forest stock gains and losses-implications for REDD. Environmental Research Letter 5: 014013. Doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/5/1/014013                                           
  • Walther, GR; Roques, A; Hulme, PE; Sykes, MT; Pysek, P; Kuhn, I; Zobel, M; Bacher, S; Botta-Dukat, Z; Bugmann, H; Czucz, B; Dauber, J; Hickler, T; Jarosik, V; Kenis, M; Klotz, S; Minchin, D; Moora, M; Nentwig, W; Ott, J; Panov, VE; Reineking, B; Robinet, C; Semenchenko, V; Solarz, W; Thuiller, W; Vila, M; Vohland, K; Settele, J. (2009) Alien species in a warmer world: risks and opportunities          Trends in Ecology & Evolution 24: 686-693.. Doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2009.06.008                                         
  • Holsten, A; Vetter, T; Vohland, K; Krysanova, V. (2009) Impact of climate change on soil moisture dynamics in Brandenburg with a focus on nature conservation areas. ECOLOGICAL MODELLING: 220 (17) 2076-2087                    
  • Vohland, K; Barry, B. (2009) A review of in situ rainwater harvesting (RWH) practices modifying landscape functions in African drylands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 131: 119-127. Doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2009.01.010                        
  • Golovatch, SI; Hoffman, RL; Adis, J; Spelda, J; Vohland, K; Seitz, D. (2004) The millipede subfamily Aphelidesminae in Amazonia (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Aphelidesmidae) AMAZONIANA-LIMNOLOGIA ET OECOLOGIA REGIONALIS SYSTEMAE FLUMINIS AMAZONAS18  (1-2) 57-73                                                    
  • Schroth, G; Krauss, U; Gasparotto, L; Aguilar, JAD; Vohland, K. (2000) Pests and diseases in agroforestry systems of the humid tropics   AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS 50 (3)       199-241. DOI:10.1023/A:1006468103914                                         
  • Vohland, K; Schroth, G          (1999). Distribution patterns of the litter macrofauna in agroforestry and monoculture plantations in central Amazonia as affected by plant species and management            APPLIED SOIL ECOLOGY 13 (1) 57-68. DOI: 10.1016/S0929-1393(99)00021-9                                                      
  • Vohland, K; Adis, J. (1999) Life history of Pycnotropis tida (Diplopoda : Polydesmida : Aphelidesmidae) from seasonally inundated forests in Amazonia (Brazil and Peru)            PEDOBIOLOGIA 43 (3) 231-244                                                                   
  • Bachmann, L; Tomiuk, J; Adis, J; Vohland, K. (1998) Genetic differentiation of the millipede Pycnotropis epiclysmus inhabiting seasonally inundated and non-flooded Amazonian forests            JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGICAL SYSTEMATICS AND EVOLUTIONARY RESEARCH 36 (1-2) 65-70                                                         
  • Golovatch, SI; Vohland, K; Hoffman, RL; Adis, J; Marmol, A; Bachmann, L; Tomiuk, J. (1998) Review of the Neotropical millipede genus Pycnotropis Carl, 1914 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Aphelidesmidae). AMAZONIANA-LIMNOLOGIA ET OECOLOGIA REGIONALIS SYSTEMAE FLUMINIS AMAZONAS      15 (1-2) 67-102      
  • Vohland, K. (1998) Review of the millipede subfamily Amplininae (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Aphelidesmidae) with remarks on phylogeny and the description of some new South American genera and species    AMAZONIANA-LIMNOLOGIA ET OECOLOGIA REGIONALIS SYSTEMAE FLUMINIS AMAZONAS 15 (1-2) 129-163           
  • Golovatch, SI; Hoffman, RL; Adis, J; Vohland, K; Marmol, A. (1997) On the identity of further two millipede species (Diplopoda) from the environs of Manaus, Central Amazonia, Brazil            AMAZONIANA-LIMNOLOGIA ET OECOLOGIA REGIONALIS SYSTEMAE FLUMINIS AMAZONAS 14 (3-4) 301-309.                                   
  • Volkl, W; Vohland, K. (1996) Wax covers in larvae of two Scymnus species: Do they enhance coccinellid larval survival?     OECOLOGIA 107 (4) 498-503. DOI:10.1007/BF00333941
  • Vohland, K. (1996) The influence of plant structure on searching behaviour in the ladybird, Scymnus nigrinus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY 93 (2) 151-160

Further Peer-Review (selection)
  • Nike Sommerwerk, Jonas Geschke, Rainer Schliep, Jens Esser, Falko Glöckler, Hans-Peter Grossart, Ralf Hand, Sarah Kiefer, Sophia Kimmig, André Koch, Elisabeth Kühn, Neele Larondelle, Gerlind Lehmann, Stefan Munzinger, Thomas Rödl, Doreen Werner, Magnus Wessel und Katrin Vohland. 2021. "Vernetzung und Kooperation ehrenamtlicher und akademischer Forschung im Rahmen des nationalen Biodiversitätsmonitorings. Herausforderungen und Lösungsstrategien." Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 53(08): 30-36.
  • Vohland, K., Land-Zandstra, A., Ceccaroni, L., Lemmens, R., Perelló, J., Ponti, M., Samson, R., Wagenknecht, K. (Eds.), 2020.
    The Science of Citizen Science. Springer, open access.
  • Vohland, K., Sauermann, H., Antoniou, V., Balazs, B., Göbel, C., Karatzas, K., Mooney, P., Perelló, J., Ponti, M., Samson, R., Winter, S. (2019)  Citizen Science and Sustainability Transition . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=
  • Vohland, K., Weißpflug, M., Pettibone, L.. 2019. Citizen Science and the Neoliberal Transformation of Science – an Ambivalent Relationship. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 4 (25):1-9. https://doi.org/10.5334/cstp.186
  • Vohland, K., Diekämper, J., Moormann, A., Nettke, T., Rössig, W., 2018. Genome Editing als Gegenstand öffentlicher Betrachtung - Herausforderungen für Forschung, Vermittlung und Partizipation, in: Müller, S., Rosenau, H. (Eds.), Stammzellen - iPS-Zellen - Genomeditierung. Nomos, Baden Baden, pp. 299-311.
  • Sforzi, A., Tweddle, J., Vogel, J., Lois, G., Wägele, W., Lakeman-Fraser, P., Makuch, Z., Vohland, K., 2018. Citizen science and the role of natural history museums, in: Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J., Bonn, A. (Eds.), Citizen Science. Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London, pp. 429-444.
  • Richter, A., Dörler, D., Hecker, S., Heigl, F., Pettibone, L., Sanz, F.S., Vohland, K., Bonn, A., 2018. Capacity building in citizen science, in: Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J., Bonn, A. (Eds.), Citizen Science. Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London, pp. 269-283.
  • Mahr, D., Göbel, C., Irwin, A., Vohland, K., 2018. Watching or being watched. Enhancing productive discussion between the citizen sciences, the social sciences and the humanities, in: Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J., Bonn, A. (Eds.), Citizen Science. Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London, pp. 99-109.
  • Hecker, S., Bonney, R., Haklay, M., Hölker, F., Hofer, H., Goebel, C., Gold, M., Makuch, Z., Ponti, M., Richter, A., Robinson, L., Iglesias, J.R., Owen, R., Peltola, T., Sforzi, A., Shirk, J., Vogel, J., Vohland, K., Witt, T., Bonn, A., 2018. Innovation in Citizen Science – Perspectives on Science-Policy Advances. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 3, 1-14.
  • Vohland, K.,  Göbel, C. (2017) Open Science und Citizen Science als symbiotische Beziehung? Eine Gegenüberstellung von Konzepten. TATuP – Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis 26 (1/2) 18-24.
  • Göbel, C. Cappadonna, J. L., Newman, G. J., Zhang, J., Vohland, K. (2016) More than Just Networking for Citizen Science: Examining Core Roles of Practitioner Organizations. In Ceccarone, L. & Piera, J. (eds) Analyzing the Role of Citizen Science in Modern Research. Information Science Reference.http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/more-than-just-networking-for-citizen-science/170183
  • Storksdieck, M.,  Lynn Shirk, J., Cappadonna, J.L., Domroese, M.,  Göbel, C., Haklay, M., Roetman, P.,  Sbrocchi,C., Vohland, K. (2016). Associations for citizen science: Regional knowledge; global collaboration. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 2(1), p. 1-10.
  • Vohland, K., Knapp, M., Kaufman, G., Zschiesche, M., Patzschke, E. (2015) A mutual learning approach to WWViews. In Worthington, R. & Rask, M. (eds) Governing Biodiversity through Democratic Deliberation. Routledge, London und New York. 152-169.
  • Doyle, U., Ristow, M. Vohland, K. (2014) Abschwächung von klimabedingten Naturkatastrophen – wie Umweltschutzstrategien dazu beitragen können. Natur und Landschaft 89 (12) 522-527.
  • Sienkiewicz, J., Ostrowska, A., Vohland, K., Grygoruk, M. (2014) Indicators for monitoring climate change induced impacts on habitats. In Neubert, M., Rannow S. (Hrgs.) Managing protected areas in Central and Eastern Europe under climate change. Advances in Global Change Research 58, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg. 77-94. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7960-0_6
  • Vohland, K., Schoenberg, W., Jensen, K., Doyle, U., Ellwanger, G., Lüttger, A., Rottgardt, E., Runge, K., Schröder, E., Strasdas, W., Zeppenfeld, R., (2014) Anpassung und Mitigation – Zielkonflikte und Synergien mit Biodiversität und Naturschutzzielen. 343-371. In: Mosbrugger, V., Brasseur, G, Schaller, M., Stribrny, B. (Hrsg.) Klimawandel und Biodiversiätt. Folgen für Deutschland. 2. Auflage.
  • Vohland, K., Essl, F., Ellwanger, G., Hanspach, J., Kühn, I,, Ssymank, A., Schröder, E. (2013) Können Schutzgebiete ihre Schutzgüter verlieren? In: Essl, F., Rabitsch, W. (Hrsg.) Biodiversität und Klimawandel Auswirkungen und Handlungsoptionen für den Naturschutz in Mitteleuropa. Springer Verlag, 295-303.
  • Marquard E., Doerpinghaus A., Dröschmeister R., Frommer J., Frommolt K.-H., Gemeinholzer B., Henle K., Hillebrand H., Kleinschmit B., Klotz S., Kraft D., Premke-Kraus M., Römbke J., Vohland K., Wägele W. (2013): "Biodiversitätsmonitoring in Deutschland: Herausforderungen für Politik, Forschung und Umsetzung", Natur und Landschaft 8:337-341.
  • Vohland, K., Knapp, M.; Patzschke, E., Premke-Kraus, M., Zschiesche, M., Zimmer, R., Freitag, J., Herlitzius, L., Kaufmann, G., Vogel, J. (2013) Bürgerbeteiligung und internationale Verhandlungen – die WorldWideViews on Biodiversity in Deutschland. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung: 45(5): 148-154.
  • Vohland, K., Paulsch, A., Marquard, E., Henle, K., Häuser, C., Neßhöver, C. (2013) Biodiversitätsforschung und politisches Handeln. In Beck, E. (Hrsg.) Die Vielfalt des Lebens. Wie hoch, wie komplex, warum? Wiley-VCH, Weilsheim: 225-234. ISBN: 978-3-527-33212-0.
  • Thomas, J., Vohland, K., Lotze-Campen, H. (2012) Barriers for Avoiding Deforestation in Ecuador. Overcoming Injustice in Climate Change - Linking Climate and Development Policy, Part 4. Edenhofer, O., Wallacher, J., Lotze-Campen, H., Reder, M., Knopf, B. Müller, J. (eds). 179-191. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4540-7_21.
  • Vohland, K., Walz, A., Popp. A., Lotze-Campen, H., Cramer, W. (2012) The role of ecosystem services in increasing the adaptive capacity of the poor. Overcoming Injustice in Climate Change - Linking Climate and Development Policy. Edenhofer, O., Wallacher, J., Lotze-Campen, H., Reder, M., Knopf, B. Müller, J. (eds), pp 179-191. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4540-7_17
  • Renner, S. C., Heynen, I., Neumann, D., Feit, U., Giere, P., Häuser, C., Paulsch, A., Paulsch, C., Sterz, M., Vohland, K. (2012). Im- und Export ornithologischer Proben aus den Tropen. Vogelwarte 50: 23 – 38.
  • Vohland, K.; Badeck, F.; Böhning-Gaese, K.; Hanspach, J.; Klotz, S.; Kühn, I.; Laube, I.; Schwager, M.; Trautmann, S.; Cramer, W. (2011) Schutzgebiete im Klimawandel - Risiken für Schutzgüter. Natur und Landschaft 5: 204-213.
  • Vohland, K. Lohrmann, V., Häuser, C. Ohl, M. (2011) Taxonomic research in Germany – an overview and perspectives. Biosystematics 2011. Abstract P. 378.
  • Vohland, K., Marquard, E., Anton, C. , Neßhöver, C. (2010) Zum Beitrag der deutschen Biodiversitätsforschung zu post 2010-Zielen (The contribution of German Biodiversity Research to the formulation of post-2010 targets). Natur und Landschaft 85: 304-307.
  • Doyle, U., Vohland, K., Ott, K. (2010) Biodiversitätspolitik in Deutschland – Defizite und Herausforderungen (Biodiversity policy in Germany – shortcomings and challenges). Natur und Landschaft 85: 308-313.
  • Rockström, J., Vohland, K., Lucht, W., Lotze-Campen, H., von Weizsäcker, E.-U. (2010) Making progress within and beyond borders. In: Schellnhuber, H.J.; Molina, M.; Stern, N.; Huber, V. and Kadner, S. (eds): Global Sustainability: A Nobel Cause. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vohland, K., T. Hickler, J. Feehan, M. Gumpenberger, M. B. Araujo, Cramer, W. (2010). Priority setting for nature conservation, pp. 2-5. In J. Settele, L. Penev. Georgiev, R. Grabaum, V. Grobelnik, V. Hammen, S. Klotz and I. Kühn [eds.], Atlas of Biodiversity Risk. Pensoft Publishers, Sofia-Moscow.
  • Hickler, T., Vohland, K. , Costa, L.; Miller, P.; Smith B.; Feehan, J. & Sykes, M. (2010). Vegetation on the move – where do conservation aims have to be re-defined? 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.
  • Kühn, I., Vohland, K., Badeck, F.; Hanspach, J.; Pompe, S. & S. Klotz (2009). Aktuelle Ansätze zur Modellierung der Auswirkungen von Klimaveränderungen auf die biologische Vielfalt. Natur und Landschaft 84:1-12.
Other (selection: strategy papers, reports, popular articles, etc.)
  • Geschke, J., Lutz, M.., Vohland.K.  2020. Network analysis of workshop activities reveals increasing transdisciplinarity of German biodiversity research community. bioRxiv preprint:1-22.
  • Manzoni, Marina, Katrin Vohland, Claudia Göbel, Baiba Pruse, and Sven Schade. 2019. Citizen Science Strategies in Europe preliminary findings from the pan-European Survey of Citizen Science Strategies and initiatives in Europe as part of a joint initiative of the COST ACTION 15212 and the JRC discussed in Cēsis, Latvia, 4th June 2019. DOI: 10.7479/myw2-9584
  • Manzoni, M., Vohland, K., Schade, S., Tsinaraki, C., Dusart, J., Citizens Science and Environmental Monitoring: Benefits and Challenges, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2019, ISBN 978-92-76-09557-6, doi:10.2760/39, JRC117665
  • Vohland, K.,  Knapp, V.. 2019. Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen von Bürgerforschung. Bericht über ein Fachgespräch am 21. Mai 2019 im Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Leibniz Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung (MfN).
  • Diekämper, J., Hegerl,, C., Moormann, A., Vohland, K,. Figueriredo, L., Trübswetter, A., Peters, T.M. 2019. Ein Supermarkt im Museum. Der Supermarkt ErbUndGut im Museum für Naturkunde.
  • Diekämper, J.,Vohland, K. 2019. Das Sprechen über Genomeditierung als bioethische res publica. In Ethik, Recht und Kommunikation des Genome Editings, edited by T. Faltus.
  • Diekämper, J., Vohland, K., 2018. A world without mosquitos? Communication aspects on one of the latest techniques, in: Getzinger, G. (Ed.), Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies. Conference Proceedings of the 17th STS Conference Graz 2018, 7th-8th May 2018. https://conference.aau.at/event/137/picture/92.pdf
  • Geschke, J., Vohland, K., 2018. Die Vernetzung der deutschen Biodiversitäts-forschung: Eine soziale Netzwerkanalyse aus Perspektive von NeFo. NeFo Studie, in: Deutschland, (NeFo), Netzwerk Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland (NeFo), pp. 1-55. http://www.biodiversity.de/sites/default/files/products/reports/nefo-netzwerkanalyse_final.pdf
  • Geschke, J., Vohland, K., Mascarenhas, A., 2018. Biodiversitätsdatenintegration – Wo stehen wir? Kurzbericht zu einem Workshop am 4. September 2018 in Berlin. Netzwerk-Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland und GEOEssentiall, in: Deutschland, (NeFo), Netzwerk Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland (NeFo), pp. 1-9. http://www.biodiversity.de/sites/default/files/products/reports/nefo_geoessential_biodiversitaetsdatenintegration_kurzbericht_final.pdf
  • Boßmeyer, C., Vohland, K., Reuter, K., Geschke, J., 2018. Biologische Vielfalt bewahren –von welcher Natur reden wir? Veranstaltungsdokumentation zum 12. März 2018, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, in: (NeFo), Netzwerk Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland (NeFo) (Ed.).
  • Vohland, K., Schliep, R., Geschke, J., 2018. Digitale Sequenz Information (DSI). NeFo-Faktenblatt zur Vorbereitung auf SBSTTA-22 im Juli 2018, in: Netzwerk Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland (NeFo) (Ed.), pp. 1-7.
  • Vohland, K., Geschke, J., Schliep, R., 2018. Synthetische Biologie, Open Science und das Nagoya Protokoll.Ergebnisse des NeFo -Fachgesprächs am 9.1.2018 in Berlin, in: Netzwerk Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland (NeFo) (Ed.), pp. 1-21.
  • Vohland, K., Elbing, K., Geschke, J., Krink, N., Paulsch, A., Schliep, R., Scholz, A.H., 2018. Synthetic Biology, Open Science and  the Nagoya Protocol. Key insights from a science-policy workshop 9.1.2018 in Berlin, in: Netzwerk Forum zur Biodiversitätsforschung Deutschland (NeFo) (Ed.), pp. 1-7.
  • Moorthy, I., Fritz, S., See, L., Wehn, U., Hemment, D., Pau, J.M., Tsertou, A., Vohland, K., Ferri, M., McCallum, I., Domian, D., Hager, G., Perger, C., 2018. WeObserve: An Ecosystem of Citizen Observatories for Environmental Monitoring, in: Assembly, E.G. (Ed.), Geophysical Research Abstracts, pp. EGU2018-14026-14021.
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Berndl Sabina
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Kroh Andreas
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Luger Dario Alejandro
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