Prof. Dr. Martin Zimmer

Leibniz-Centre for Tropical Marine Research

Mangrove Ecology

martin.zimmer@leibniz-zmt.de

 

Publications listed by date and category:

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2018

Vierus T, Gehrig S, Brunnschweiler JM, Glaus K, Zimmer M, Marie AD, Rico C. 2018. Discovery of a multispecies shark aggregation and parturition area in the Ba Estuary, Fiji Islands. Ecology & Evolution: 10.1002/ece3.4230

Faber J, Quadros AF, Zimmer M. 2018. A space-for-time approach to study the effects of increasing temperature on leaf litter decomposition under natual conditions. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 123: 250-256.

Quadros AF, Zimmer M. 2018. Aboveground macrodetritivores and belowground soil processes: insights on species redundancy. Applied Soil Ecology 124: 83-87.

 

Books & Chapters:

Zimmer M. 2018. Alike but distinct: mangrove forests worldwide. In: Hempel G, Hempel I, Hornidge A.K (eds). Scientific partnersip for a better future: Bremen’s research along tropical coasts. Edition Falkenberg. 76-79.

Helfer V, Zimmer M. 2018. High-throughput techniques as support for knowledge-based spatial conservation prioritization in mangrove ecosystems. In: Makowski C, Finkl CW (eds). Threats to Mangrove Forests: Hazards, Vulnerability and Management. Springer: 539-554.

Zimmer M. 2018. Ecosystem Design: when mangrove ecology meets human needs. In: Makowski C, Finkl CW (eds). Threats to Mangrove Forests: Hazards, Vulnerability and Management. Springer: 367-376.

2017

Quadros AF, Zimmer M. 2017. Dataset of “true mangroves” plant species traits. Biodiversity Data Journal 5: e22089. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e22089

Jelassi R, Khemaissia H, Zimmer M, Garbe-Schönberg D, Nasri-Ammar K. 2017. Influence of environmental conditions on the distribution of Amphipoda, Talitridae, in the lagoon complex of Ghar El Melh (north-east Tunisia). African Journal of Ecology 55: 451-464.

Al-jbour SM, Zimmer M, Kunzmann A. 2017. Cellular respiration, oxygen consumption, and trade-offs of the jellyfish Cassiopea sp. in response to temperature change. Journal of Sea Research 128: 92-97.

Bakkar T, Helfer V, Himmelsbach R, Zimmer M. 2017. Chemical changes in detrital matter upon digestive processes in a sesarmid crab feeding on mangrove leaf litter. Hydrobiologia 803: 307-315.

Pestana DF, Pülmanns N, Nordhaus I, Diele K, Zimmer M. 2017. The influence of crab burrows on sediment salinity in a Rhizophora-dominated mangrove forest in North Brazil during the dry season. Hydrobiologia 803: 295-305.

Eisenhauer N, Antunes PM, Bennett AE, Birkhofer K, Bissett A, Bowker MA, Caruso T, Chen B, Coleman DC, de Boer W, de Ruiter P, DeLuca TH, Frati F, Griffiths BS, Hart MM,
Hättenschwiler S, Haimi J, Heethoff M, Kaneko N, Kelly LC, Leinaas HP, Lindo Z, Macdonald C, Rillig MC, Ruess L, Scheu S, Schmidt O, Seastedt TR, van Straalen NM, Tiunov AV, Zimmer M, Powell JR. 2017. Priorities for research in soil ecology. Pedobiologia 63: 1-7.

Belshe EF, Matteo MA, Gillis LG, Zimmer M, Teichberg M. 2017. Muddy waters: Unintentional consequences of blue carbon research obscure our understanding of organic carbon dynamics in seagrass ecosystems. Frontiers in Marine Sciences 4: 125.

 

Books & Chapters:

Zimmer M. 2017. Detritus. In: Jorgensen SE, Fath BD (ed). Encyclopedia of Ecology 2nd edition. Elsevier (in press).

Zimmer M. 2017. Mangrovenwälder weltweit. In: Hempel G, Hempel I, Hornidge A-K (eds). Klüger nutzen – besser schützen: Bremer Forschung an tropischen Küsten. Edition Falkenberg. 130-133.

2016

Jelassi R,  Khemaissia H, Zimmer M, Garbe-Schönberg D, Nasri-Ammar K. 2016. Influence of environmental conditions on the distribution of talitrid amphipods in the lagoon complex of Ghar El Melh (North-East of Tunisia). African Journal of Ecology (in press)

Bouchon D, Zimmer M, Dittmer J.2016. The terrestrial isopod microbiome: an all-in-one toolbox for animal-microbe interactions of ecological relevance. Frontiers in Microbiology: doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01472

Gillis LG, Zimmer M, Bouma TJ. 2016. Mangrove leaf transportation: Do mimic Avicennia
and Rhizophora roots retain or donate leaves? Marine Ecology Progress Series 551: 107-115.

Vermeiren P, Munoz C, Zimmer M, Sheaves M. 2016. Hierarchical toolbox: Ensuring scientific accuracy of citizen science for tropical coastal ecosystems. Ecological Indicators 66: 242-250.

Books & Chapters:

Saint-Paul U, Zimmer M. 2016. Mangroven – Wälder zwischen Land und Meer. In: Hempel G, Bischof K, Hagen W (Eds). Faszination Meeresforschung. Springer-Verlag. 291-302.

Zimmer M, Helfer V. 2016. Biodiversität, Ökosystemprozesse und Ökosystemleistungen. In: Lozán JL, Breckle S-W, Müller R, Rachor E (Eds). Warnsignal Klima: Die Biodiversität. Verlag Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen. 297-302.

Quadros AF, Zimmer M. 2016. Terrestrial Isopods. – in: Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (eds) Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas.

2015

Sanaei Moghadam F, Zimmer M. 2015. Effects of warming, nutrient enrichment and detritivore presence on litter breakdown and associated microbial decomposers in a simulated temperate woodland creek. Hydrobiologia DOI: 10.1007/s10750-015-2596-3

Cragg SM, Beckham GT, Bruce NC, Bugg TDH, Distel DL, Dupree P, Green Etxabe A, Goodell BS, Jellison J, McGeehan JE, McQueen-Mason SJ, Schnorr K, Walton PH, Watts JEM, Zimmer M. 2015. Lignocellulose degradation mechanisms across the Tree of Life. Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 29: 108-119.

Hübner L, Pennings SC, Zimmer M. 2015. Sex- and habitat-specific movement of an omnivorous semi-terrestrial crab controls habitat connectivity and subsidies: A multi-parameter approach. Oecologia 178: 999-1015.

Hammann S, Moss A, Zimmer M. 2015. Sterile surfaces in Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) in bacterial suspension – a key to invasion success? Open Journal of Marine Science 5: 237.

Jelassi R, Khemaissia H, Zimmer M, Garbe-Schönberg D, Nasri-Ammar K. 2015. Biodiversity of the Talitridae (Crustacea, Amphipoda) in some Tunisian coastal lagoons. Zoological Studies 54: 17.

Quadros AF, Zimmer M, Araujo PB, Kray JG. 2015. Litter traits and palatability to detritivores: a case study across biogeographical boundaries. Nauplius 22: 103-111.

2014

Sanaei Moghadam F, Zimmer M. 2014. Effects of warming and nutrient enrichment on how grazing pressure affects leaf litter-colonizing bacteria. J Environ Qual (doi: 10.2134/jeq2013.12.0503)

Hammann S, Zimmer M. 2014. Wind-driven dynamics of beach-cast wrack in a tide-free system. O J Mar Sci 4: 68-79.

Mattila JM, Zimmer M, Vesakoski O, Jormalainen V. 2014. Habitat-specific gut microbiota of the marine herbivore Idotea balthica (Isopoda). J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 455: 22-28.

Wood C, Zimmer M. 2014. Can terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) make use of biodegradable plastics? Appl Soil Ecol 77: 72-79.

Zimmer M, Auge H, von Wühlisch G, Schueler S, Haase J. 2014Environment rather than genetic background explains intraspecific variation in the protein-precipitating capacity of phenolic compounds in beech litter. Plant Ecol Div 7 (DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2013.871655)

 

Books & Chapters:

Zimmer M, Hammann S. 2014. Detritus-feeders. – in: Watling L, Thiel M (eds) Life styles and feeding biology (Volume 2 in the Series The Natural History of the Crustacea). Oxford University Press: New York. 479-501.

2013

Jelassi R,  Zimmer M, Khemaissia H, Garbe-Schönberg D, Nasri-Ammar K. 2013. Amphipod diversity at three Tunisian lagoon complexes in relation to environmental conditions. J Nat Hist 47: 2849-2868.

Tavares Corrêa Dias A, Krab EJ, Mariën J, Zimmer M, Cornelissen JHC, Ellers J, Wardle DA, Berg MP. 2013. Traits underpinning desiccation resistance explain distribution patterns of terrestrial isopods. Oecologia 172: 667-677.

Schaefer G, Zimmer M. 2013. Ability of invasive green crabs to handle prey in a recently invaded region. Mar Ecol Progr Ser 483: 221-229.

Eereveld P, Hübner L, Schaefer G, Zimmer M. 2013. Herbivory on macro-algae affects colonization of beach-cast algal wrack by detritivores but not its decomposition. Oceanologia 55: 339-358.

Treplin M, Pennings SC, Zimmer M. 2013. Decomposition of leaf litter in a U.S. saltmarsh is driven by dominant species, not species complementarity. Wetlands 33: 83-89.