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Ao.Univ.Prof.i.R. Mag.rer.nat. Dr.rer.nat. Gerhard Karrer

Institute of Botany
Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien
gerhard.karrer(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-83119

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ORCID: 0000-0001-5172-2319

Curr. Vitae

2005-2006 - Visiting professor, University of Salzburg
2003-2004 - Visiting Professor, University of Salzburg
2001-2002 - Visiting professor, University of Salzburg
1997-1998 - Visiting professor, University Salzburg
1996-2002 - guest lecturer, "ecomorphology of plants", University of Vienna
1994-1995 - Visiting professor, University Salzburg
1993 - Habilitation, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna
1985 - Doctoral degree, University of Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

plant ecology; ecological system research; plant morphology; systematic botany; plant sociology; agricultural ecology; forest ecology;

Expertise

population biology; growth form analysis; systematics of critical species groups; interdisciplinary analysis of ecosystems; vegetation ecology; Invasion Ecology;

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2009 - International Ragweed Society
full member
2003 - International Union of Soil Sciences
member
2002 - Reinhold Tüxen Society
full member
2000 - Society for Investigating the Flora of Austria
founder member
1990 - Association of Forest Site Ecology and Geobotany
extended member
1985 - International Association of Vegetation Science
elected member
1985 - Austrian Society for Soil Science
member
1984 - Society for vegetation science in the Eastern Alps and the Dinarids
elected member
1984 - Austrian Zoological-Botanical Society
full member
1980 - working group for plant sociology
full member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2012 - Herbologia:
Editorial Board Member
2010 - NeoBiota:
Editorial Board Member
2008 - Waldökologie, Landschaftsforschung und Naturschutz:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2005 - Waldökologie online:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2001 - Neilreichia:
Advisory Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2018 - Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
2015 - Community Ecology
2014 - Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection
2013 - Candollea
2013 - Invasive Plant Science and Management
2012 - Herbologia
2012 - American Journal of Botany
2012 - Applied Vegetation Science
2012 - Caryologia
2011 - Forest Ecology and Management
2011 - African Journal of Biotechnology
2011 - PLANT SPECIES BIOLOGY
2011 - NeoBiota
2010 - Annales Botanici Fennici
2010 - Waldökologie, Landschaftsforschung und Naturschutz
2008 - Basic and applied Ecology
2007 - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
2007 - Weed Science
2005 -2010 Waldökologie online
2000 - Evolutionary Biology
1999 -2012 Folia Geobotanica
1998 - Plant and Soil
1997 -2012 Plant Biology

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2014 - Hungarian Scientific Research Fund - OTKA - Hungary
2010 - Estonian Science Foundation - Estonia
2007 - ÖAD - Österreischischer Austauschdienst - Austria
2006 -2006 Wissenschaftsministerium der Republik Serbien - Yugoslavia
2001 -2009 Republik Slowenien - Slovenia
2001 -2010 Tschechische Akademie der Wissenschaften - Czech Republic

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2013 Steering Commitee Meeting of the COST-Action FA1203 "SMARTER"
Organiser
2013 Workshop of the working group "vegetation management" of the COST-Action FA1203 "SMARTER", 13.-14.6.2013
Organiser
2013 Annual Meeting of the EU-Project HALTAMBROSIA
Organiser
2011 RAGWEED eine invasive Pflanze mit allergenem Potential. Wege und Ursachen der Ausbreitung von Ragweed sowie Möglichkeiten der Bekämpfung; Projekt-Abschluss-Veranstaltung
Organiser
2011 Kick Off meeting EU-Projekt ATOPICA (atopic diseases in changing climate, land use and air quality)
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2011 3rd International Symposium on Environmental Weeds and Invasive Plants
Member of the Organisation Committee
2011 Blumenlos Glücklich? Fachtagung: Biodiversität im Grünland Wege zur Förderung und Erhaltung der Vielfalt im Grünland
Member of the Organisation Committee
2011 Jahrestagung 2011 der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für forstliche Standorts- und Vegetationskunde, Vinschgau, Südtirol
Member of the Organisation Committee
2009 7th ISRR Symposium 'Root Research and Applications' (RootRAP)
Member of the Organisation Committee
2005 XVII International Botanical Congress, Symposium 6.4: Growth form analysis and meristem management - function and taxxonomy
Member of the Organisation Committee
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