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Tim Schikora

 

Tim Schikora

Ph.D. student

A1.17: FOCUS GRASSES/FOCUS HERBIVORES (2008-2011)

Research Interests

- Interactions of herbivores and habitats in Southeast Asia and Africa
- Population dynamics and abundance estimations of mammals
- Ecomorphology of recent mammals and habitat analyses as models for interpretation of fossil assemblages

Research Related Activities

- Field work in the Palatinate Forest, Research Institute for Forest Ecology and
- Forestry Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
- Spatial analysis of game on ArcGIS based data, Research Institute for Forest
- Ecology and Forestry Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
- Field work (excavations and collection studies) on Java, Indonesia
- Installation and public relations Museum Exhibition “First Islander”, HOPsea-Project, Bandung, Indonesia
- Member of the Erasmus Mundus Program: International Master in Quaternary and Prehistory

Publications

Ebert, C., Kolodziej, K., Schikora, T., Schulz, H.K., Hohmann, U. (2009): Is Non-invasive Genetic Population Estimation via Faeces Sampling Feasible for Abundant Mammals with Low Defecation Rates? A Pilot Study on Free Ranging Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) in Southwest Germany. Acta Silv. Lign. Hung., Vol. 5, pp 167-177

Ebert, C., Berger, K., Huckschlag, D., Nikolov, I., Schikora, T., Schulz, H., Hohmann, U. (2007): Kann man Wildschweine zählen? Eine Untersuchung über die nicht-invasive Gewinnung von Gewebeproben zur Verwendung bei der Bestandes-schätzung von Wildschweinen. . - Tagungsband der Sektion forstliche Biometrie und Informatik im DVFFA "Die grüne Reihe" Band 18, 2007, p  63-72

Scientific Communications

Schikora, T. (2010): What does the past show us about the future - Reconstructing Antelope Evolution. - Talk. SCCS at the AMNH, New York, November 3-5, 2010

Schikora, T (2010): The impact of changing environment on bovid's evolution in Africa. – Talk. The GfÖ 40th Anniversary Meeting 2010, Gießen, Germany, August 30 to September 3, 2010

Schikora, T. (2009): Combining modern molecular phylogeny with classic morphometric fossil studies. – Talk. EMPSEB 2009 in Schoorl, The Netherlands, August 14 – 19, 2009

Schikora, T. et al. (2007): Feasibility of scat sampling field protocols for population estimates of wild boar (Sus scrofa) based on a sampling-genotyping-resampling model. – Talk. 28th Congress of International Union of Game Biologists, Uppsala, Sweden, August 13 - 18, 2007

Contact:
Phone: 069 7542 1273
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