Kurt Bollmann

Dr. Kurt Bollmann
Group leader
Conservation Biology
Biodiversität und Naturschutzbiologie
Zürcherstrasse 111
CH-8903 Birmensdorf

Phone: +41 (0)4 739 24 11
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 739 21 11
Fax: +41 (0) 44 739 22 15
E-mail: kurt.bollmann(at)wsl.ch
URL Institution: www.wsl.ch/forschung/forschungsunits/biodiversitaet/index_DE?-C=&
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Member of the expert panel "Integrate" of the European Forest Institute
Member of the national expert group "Forest biodiversity"
Member of the Scientific Commission of the Swiss Ornithological Institute
Member of the SSC-Grouse of the IUCN
President of the Swiss Society of Wildlife Research (2000-2008)

Key Publications of Kurt Bollmann (up to ten) :
Zellweger F, Baltensweiler A, Ginzler C, Roth T, Braunisch V, Bugmnn H, Bollmann K. 2017. Environmental predictors of species richness in forest landscapes: abiotic factors versus vegetation structure. Journal of Biogeography 43: 1080-1090. doi:10.1111/jbi.12696.

Rehnus M, Bollmann K. 2016. Non-invasive genetic population density estimation of mountain hares (Lepus timidus) in the Alps: systematic or opportunistic sampling? European Journal of Wildlife Research 62: 737-747. doi: 10.1007/s10344-016-1053-6.

Froidevaux JSP, Zellweger F, Bollmann K, Jones G, Obrist MK. 2016. From field surveys to LiDAR: Shining a light on how bats respond to forest structure. Remote Sensing of Environment 175: 242?250.

Zellweger F, Braunisch V, Morsdorf F, Baltensweiler A, Abegg M, Roth T, Bugmann H, Bollmann K. 2015. Disentangling the effects of climate, topography, soil and vegetation on stand-scale species richness in temperate forests. Forest Ecology and Management 349: 36?44.

Büntgen U, Liebold A, Jenny H, Mysterud A, Egli S, Nievergelt D, Stenseth NC, Bollmann K. 2014. European springtime temperature synchronises ibex horn growth across the eastern Swiss Alps. Ecology Letters 17: 303–313.

Braunisch V, Coppes J, Arlettaz R, Suchant R, Zellweger F, Bollmann K. 2014. Temperate mountain forest biodiversity under climate change: Compensating negatve effects by increasing structural complexity. PLoS ONE 9: e97718.

Zellweger F, Braunisch V, Baltensweiler A, Bollmann K. 2013. Remotely sensed forest structural complexity predicts multi species occurrence at the landscape scale. Forest Ecology and Management 307: 303-312.

Bollmann K, Braunisch V. 2013. To integrate or to segregate: balancing commodity production and biodiversity conservation in European forests. In: Kraus D, Krumm F (eds.). Integrative approaches as an opportunity for the conservation of forest biodiversity. European Forest Institute. Pp. 18–31.

Bollmann K, Graf RF, Suter W. 2011. Quantitative predictions for patch occupancy of capercaillie in fragmented habitats. Ecography 34: 276–286.

Keller V, Bollmann K. 2004. From Red lists to species of conservation concern. Conservation Biology 18: 1636–1644.

Expertise of Kurt Bollmann:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Mitigation of Change
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
National / Cultural
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology

Specialties of Kurt Bollmann:
  • Forest Biodiversity

  • Species-habitat relationships

  • Species vulnerability

  • Climate Change

  • Adaptive Management

    Last update: 8/30/23
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