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Publication list

Below you'll find my publication list including peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, perspectives and invited book reviews, popular science articles, reports & expert opinions, and unpublished theses. Please contact me (wdkissling [@] gmail.com) if you are interested in PDF or hard copy reprints.


I. Scientific publications

(incl. original articles, reviews, commentaries, and perspectives)

In press
72. Onstein, R.E., Baker, W.J., Couvreur, T.L.P., Faurby, S., Svenning, J.-C. & Kissling, W.D. (2017): Frugivory-related traits promote speciation of tropical palms. Nature Ecology & Evolution (accepted). [ABSTRACT]
71. Barnagaud, J.-Y., Kissling, W.D., Tsirogiannis, C., Fisikopoulos, V., Villéger, S., Sekercioglu, C. & Svenning, J.-C. (2017): Biogeographic, environmental and anthropogenic determinants of global patterns in taxonomic and trait turnover in birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography in press. [ABSTRACT]
70. Kissling, W.D., Ahumada, J.A., Bowser, A., Fernandez, M., Fernandez, N., Garcia, E.A., Guralnick, R.P., Isaac, N.J.B., Kelling, S., Los, W., McRae, L., Mihoub, J.-B., Obst, M., Santamaria, M., Skidmore, A.K., Williams, K.J., Agosti, D., Amariles, D., Arvanitidis, C., Bastin, L., De Leo, F., Egloff, W., Elith J., Hobern, D., Martin, D., Pereira, H.M., Pesole, G., Peterseil, J., Saarenmaa, H., Schigel, D., Schmeller, D.S., Segata, N., Turak, E., Uhlir, P.F., Wee, B. & Hardisty, A.R. (2017): Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale. Biological Reviews in press. [ABSTRACT]
69. Schmeller, D.S., Mihoub, J.-B., Bowser, A., Arvanitidis, C., Costello, M.J., Fernandez, M., Geller, G., Hobern, D., Kissling, W.D., Regan, E., Saarenmaa, H., Turak, E., & Isaac, N.J.B. (2017): Towards an operational definition of Essential Biodiversity Variables. Biodiversity and Conservation in press. [ABSTRACT]



68. Ilsøe, S.K.*, Kissling, W.D.*, Fjeldså, J., Sandel, B. & Svenning, J.-C. (2017): Global variation in woodpecker species richness shaped by tree availability. Journal of Biogeography 44: 1824–1835. (* = shared first authorship) [ABSTRACT]
67. Kissling, W.D., Seijmonsbergen, A.C., Foppen, R.P.B. & Bouten, W. (2017): eEcoLiDAR, eScience infrastructure for ecological applications of LiDAR point clouds: reconstructing the 3D ecosystem structure for animals at regional to continental scales. Research Ideas and Outcomes 3: e14939. [ABSTRACT]
66. Barratt, C.D., Bwong, B.A., Onstein, R.E., Rosauer, D.F., Menegon, M., Doggart, N., Nagel, P., Kissling, W.D. & Loader, S.P. (2017): Environmental correlates of phylogenetic endemism in amphibians and the conservation of refugia in the Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa. Diversity and Distributions 23: 875–887. [ABSTRACT] [Featured on front cover]
65. Kissling, W.D. (2017): Has frugivory influenced the macroecology and diversification of a tropical keystone plant family? Research Ideas and Outcomes 3: e14944. [ABSTRACT]
64. Bender, I.M.A., Kissling, W.D., Böhning-Gaese, K., Hensen, I., Kühn, I., Wiegand, T., Dehling, D.M. & Schleuning, M. (2017): Functionally specialised birds respond flexibly to seasonal changes in fruit availability. Journal of Animal Ecology 86: 800–811. [ABSTRACT] [Interview Deutschlandfunk, Forschung aktuell, audio link, in German]
63. Irvine, P.J., Kravitz, B., Lawrence, M.G., Gerten, D., Caminade, C., Gosling, S.N., Hendy, E., Kassie, B., Kissling, W.D., Muri, H., Oschlies, A., & Smith, S.J. (2017): Towards a comprehensive climate impacts assessment of solar geoengineering. Earth’s Future 5: 93–106. [ABSTRACT] [Incuded in the Special Issue "Crutzen +10: Reflecting upon 10 years of geoengineering research"]
62. Aguirre-Gutiérrez, J., Kissling, W.D., Biesmeijer, J.C., WallisDeVries, M.F., Reemer, M. & Carvalheiro, L.G. (2017): Historical changes in the importance of climate and land use as determinants of Dutch pollinator distributions. Journal of Biogeography 44: 696–707. [ABSTRACT]
61. Cámara-Leret, R., Faurby, S., Macía, M.J., Balslev, H., Göldel, B., Svenning, J.-C., Kissling, W.D., Rønsted, N. & Saslis-Lagoudakis, C.H. (2017): Fundamental species traits explain provisioning services of tropical American palms. Nature Plants 3: 16220. [ABSTRACT] [IBED news]



60. McCormack, C.G., Born, W., Irvine, P.J., Achterberg, E.P., Amano, T., Ardron, J., Foster, P.N., Gattuso, J.-P., Hawkins, S.J., Hendy, E., Kissling, W.D., Lluch-Cota, S.E., Murphy, E.J., Ostle, N., Owens, N.J.P., Perry, R.I., Pörtner, H.O., Scholes, R.J., Schurr, F.M., Schweiger, O., Settele, J., Smith, R.K., Smith, S., Thompson, J., Tittensor, D.P., van Kleunen, M., Vivan, C., Vohland, K., Warren, R., Watkinson, A.R., Widdicombe, S., Williamson, P., Woods, E., Blackstock, J.J. & Sutherland, W.J. (2016): Key impacts of climate engineering on biodiversity and ecosystems, with priorities for future research. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences 13: 103–128. [ABSTRACT]
59. Kissling, W.D., Blach-Overgaard, A., Zwaan, R.E. & Wagner, P. (2016): Historical colonization and dispersal limitation supplement climate and topography in shaping species richness of African lizards (Reptilia: Agaminae). Scientific Reports 6: 34014. [ABSTRACT] [Data access] [IBED news]
58. Burin, G., Kissling, W.D., Guimarães Jr., P.R., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. & Quental, T.B. (2016): Omnivory in birds is a macroevolutionary sink. Nature Communications 7: 11250. [ABSTRACT] [IBED news]
57. Aguirre-Gutiérrez, J., Kissling, W.D., Carvalheiro, L.G., WallisDeVries, M.F., Franzén, M. & Biesmeijer, J.C. (2016): Functional traits help to explain half-century long shifts in pollinator distributions. Scientific Reports 6: 24451. [ABSTRACT] [IBED news]
56. Sanín, M.J., Kissling, W.D., Bacon, C.D., Borchsenius, F., Galeano, G., Svenning, J.-C., Olivera, J., Ramírez, R., Trénel, P. & Pintaud, J.-C. (2016): The Neogene rise of the tropical Andes facilitated diversification of wax palms (Ceroxylon: Arecaceae) through geographic colonization and climatic niche separation. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 303-317. [ABSTRACT].
55. Göldel, B., Araujo, A.C., Kissling, W.D. & Svenning, J.-C. (2016): Impacts of large herbivores on the spinescence and abundance of palms in the Brazilian Pantanal. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 465-479. [ABSTRACT]



54. Göldel, B., Kissling, W.D. & Svenning, J.-C. (2015): Geographic variation and environmental correlates of functional trait distributions in palms (Arecaceae) across the New World. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 602–617. [ABSTRACT]
53. Kissling, W.D., Hardisty, A., García, E.A., Santamaria, M., De Leo, F., Pesole, G., Freyhof, J., Manset, D., Wissel, S., Konijn, J. & Los, W. (2015): Towards global interoperability for supporting biodiversity research on Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs). Biodiversity 16: 99–107. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Special Issue "Connecting the dots: integrating biodiversity observations to better track the CBD 2020 targets"]
52. Eiserhardt, W.L., Borchsenius, F., Sandel. B., Kissling, W.D. & Svenning, J.-C. (2015): Late Cenozoic climate and the phylogenetic structure of regional conifer floras worldwide. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 1136–1148. [ABSTRACT]
51. Kissling, W.D. (2015): Animal telemetry: follow the insects. Science 349: 597. [SUMMARY] [This is a commentary in response to R. Kays et al. review on "Terrestrial animal tracking as an eye on life and planet"]
50. Mello, M.A.R., Rodrigues, F.A., da Fontoura Costa, L., Kissling, W.D., Sekercioglu, C.H., Marquitti, F.M.D. & Kalko, E.K.V. (2015): Keystone species in seed dispersal networks are mainly determined by dietary specialization. Oikos 124: 1031–1039. [ABSTRACT]
49. Weigelt, P., Kissling, W.D., Kisel, Y., Fritz, S.A., Karger, D.N., Kessler, M., Lehtonen, S., Svenning, J.-C. & Kreft, H. (2015): Global patterns and drivers of phylogenetic structure in island floras. Scientific Reports 5: 12213. [ABSTRACT].
48. Eskildsen, A., Carvalheiro, L.G., Kissling, W.D., Biesmeijer, J.C., Schweiger, O. & Høye, T.T. (2015): Ecological specialization matters: long-term trends in butterfly species richness and assemblage composition depend on multiple functional traits. Diversity and Distributions 21: 792–802. [ABSTRACT] [IBED news] [AU News]
47. Kissling, W.D. (2015): Ecology of climate change: the importance of biotic interactions by Eric Post. The Quarterly Review of Biology 90: 213–214. [SUMMARY]
46. Tjørnløv, R.S., Kissling, W.D., Barnagaud, J.-Y., Bøcher, P.K. & Høye, T.T. (2015): Oviposition site selection of an endangered butterfly at local spatial scales. Journal of Insect Conservation 19: 377–391. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Special Issue "The ecology and conservation of butterflies and moths" edited by John W. Dover, Nigel A. D. Bourn, Owen T. Lewis, and Tim G. Shreeve]
45. Kissling, W.D. & Schleuning, M. (2015): Multispecies interactions across trophic levels at macroscales: retrospective and future directions. Ecography 38: 346–357. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Intecol Special Issue "The diversity of diversity studies: retrospectives and future directions" edited by Christopher J. Lortie and Jens-Christian Svenning]

Couvreur, T.L.P.*, Kissling, W.D.*, Condamine, F.L., Svenning, J.-C., Rowe, N.P. & Baker, W.J. (2015): Global diversification of a tropical plant growth form: environmental correlates and historical contingencies in climbing palms. Frontiers in Genetics 5: 452. (* = shared first authorship) [ABSTRACT] [IBED news] [Included in the Special Issue "Origin of tropical diversity: from clades to communities" edited by Toby Pennington and James Edward Richardson]



43. Dupont, Y.L., Trøjelsgaard, K., Hagen, M., Henriksen, M.V., Olesen, J.M., Pedersen, N.M.E. & Kissling, W.D. (2014): Spatial structure of an individual-based plant-pollinator network. Oikos 123: 1301–1310. [ABSTRACT]
42. Kissling, W.D., Dalby, L., Fløjgaard, C., Lenoir, J., Sandel., B., Sandom, C., Trøjelsgaard, K. & Svenning, J.-C. (2014): Establishing macroecological trait datasets: digitalisation, extrapolation and validation of diet preferences in terrestrial mammals worldwide. Ecology and Evolution 4: 2913–2930. [ABSTRACT] [Data access]
41. Kissling, W.D., Pattemore, D.E. & Hagen, M. (2014): Challenges and prospects in the telemetry of insects. Biological Reviews 89: 511–530. [ABSTRACT]
40. Barnagaud, J.-Y.*, Kissling, W.D.*, Sandel, B., Eiserhardt, W.L., Sekercioglu, C.H., Enquist, B.J., Tsirogiannis, C. & Svenning, J.-C. (2014): Ecological traits influence the phylogenetic structure of bird species co-occurrences worldwide. Ecology Letters 17: 811–820. (* = shared first authorship) [ABSTRACT] [Featured on front cover] [IBED news]
39. Cabral, J.S., Weigelt, P., Kissling, W.D. & Kreft, H. (2014): Biogeographic, climatic and spatial drivers differentially affect alpha, beta and gamma diversities on oceanic archipelagos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20133246. [ABSTRACT]
38. Høye, T.T., Eskildsen, A., Hansen, R.R., Bowden, J.J., Schmidt, N.M. & Kissling, W.D. (2014): Phenology of high-arctic butterflies and their floral resources: species-specific responses to climate change. Current Zoology 60: 243–251. [ABSTRACT]



37. Blach-Overgaard, A., Kissling, W.D., Dransfield, J., Balslev, H. & Svenning, J.-C. (2013): Multimillion-year climatic effects on palm species diversity in Africa. Ecology 94: 2426–2435. [ABSTRACT]
36. Eskildsen, A., le Roux, P.C., Heikkinen, R.K., Høye, T.T., Kissling, W.D., Pöyry, J., Wisz, M.S. & Luoto, M. (2013): Testing species distribution models across space and time: high latitude butterflies and recent warming. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 1293–1303. [ABSTRACT]
35. Kissling, W.D. (2013): Estimating extinction risk under climate change: next-generation models simultaneously incorporate demography, dispersal, and biotic interactions. Frontiers of Biogeography 5: 163–165. [OPEN ACCESS]
34. Zhang, J., Kissling, W.D. & He, F. (2013): Local forest structure, climate and human disturbance determine regional distribution of boreal bird species richness in Alberta, Canada. Journal of Biogeography 40: 1131–1142. [ABSTRACT]
33. Sandom, C., Dalby, L., Fløjgaard, C., Kissling, W.D., Lenoir, J., Sandel, B., Trøjelsgaard, K., Ejrnæs, R. & Svenning, J.-C. (2013): Mammal predator and prey species richness are strongly linked at macroscales. Ecology 94: 1112–1122. [ABSTRACT]
32. Wisz, M.S., Pottier, J., Kissling, W.D., Pellissier, L., Lenoir, J., Damgaard, C.F., Dormann, C.F., Forchhammer, M.C., Grytnes, J.A., Guisan, A., Heikkinen, R., Høye, T.T., Kühn, I., Luoto, M., Maiorano, L., Nilsson, M.-C., Normand, S., Öckinger, E., Schmidt, N.M., Termansen, M., Timmermann, A., Wardle, D.A., Aastrup, P. & Svenning, J.-C. (2013): The role of biotic interactions in shaping distributions and realised assemblages of species: implications for species distribution modelling. Biological Reviews 88: 15–30. [ABSTRACT]



31. Schurr, F.M., Pagel, J., Cabral, J.S., Groeneveld, J., Bykova, O., O'Hara, R.B., Hartig, F., Kissling, W.D., Linder, H.P., Midgley, G.F., Schröder, B., Singer, A. & Zimmermann, N.E. (2012): How to understand species' niches and range dynamics: a demographic research agenda for biogeography. Journal of Biogeography 39: 2146–2162. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Special Issue "The ecological niche as a window to biodiversity" edited by Steve Higgins, Christine Römermann and Bob O’Hara]
30. Kissling, W.D., Dormann, C.F., Groeneveld, J., Hickler, T., Kühn, I., McInerny, G.J., Montoya, J.M., Römermann, C., Schiffers, K., Schurr, F.M., Singer, A., Svenning, J.-C., Zimmermann, N.E. & O’Hara, R.B. (2012): Towards novel approaches to modelling biotic interactions in multispecies assemblages at large spatial extents. Journal of Biogeography 39: 2163–2178. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Special Issue "The ecological niche as a window to biodiversity" edited by Steve Higgins, Christine Römermann and Bob O’Hara]
29. Hagen, M., Kissling, W.D., Rasmussen, C., De Aguiar, M.A.M., Brown, L.E., Carstensen, D.W., Alves-Dos-Santos, I., Dupont, Y.L., Edwards, F.K., Genini, J., Guimarães Jr., P.R., Jenkins, G.B., Jordano, P., Kaiser-Bunbury, C.N., Ledger, M.E., Maia, K.P., Marquitti, F.M.D., Mclaughlin, O., Morellato, L.P.C., O'Gorman, E.J., Trøjelsgaard, K., Tylianakis, J.M., Vidal, M.M., Woodward, G. & Olesen, J.M. (2012): Biodiversity, species interactions and ecological networks in a fragmented world. Advances in Ecological Research 46: 89–210. [ABSTRACT]
28. Kissling, W.D., Baker, W.J., Balslev, H., Barfod, A.S., Borchsenius, F., Dransfield, J., Govaerts, R. & Svenning, J.-C. (2012): Quaternary and pre-Quaternary historical legacies in the global distribution of a major tropical plant lineage. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 909–921. [ABSTRACT]
27. Wetzel, F.T., Kissling, W.D., Beissmann, H. & Penn, D.J. (2012): Future climate change driven sea-level rise: secondary consequences from human displacement for island biodiversity. Global Change Biology 18: 2707–2719. [ABSTRACT] Featured on: [ScienceDaily] [Weekendavisen, in Danish]
26. Kissling, W.D.*, Eiserhardt, W.L.*, Baker, W.J., Borchsenius, F., Couvreur, T.L.P., Balslev, H. & Svenning, J.-C. (2012): Cenozoic imprints on the phylogenetic structure of palm species assemblages worldwide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 7379–7384. (* = shared first authorship) [ABSTRACT] Featured on: [Vidensak.dk, in Danish] [ScienceDaily] [Commentary in Frontiers of Biogeography] [Radio coverage on Academic Minute]
25. Kissling, W.D., Sekercioglu, C.H. & Jetz, W. (2012): Bird dietary guild richness across latitudes, environments and biogeographic regions. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 328–340. [ABSTRACT]



24. Eiserhardt, W.L., Svenning, J.-C., Kissling, W.D. & Balslev, H. (2011): Geographical ecology of the palms (Arecaceae) -- determinants of diversity and distributions across spatial scales. Annals of Botany 108: 1391–1416. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Special Issue: Palm Biology edited by James Tregear, Alain Rival and Jean-Christophe Pintaud]
23. Hagen, M., Wikelski, M. & Kissling, W.D. (2011): Space use of bumblebees (Bombus spp.) revealed by radio-tracking. PLoS ONE 6: e19997. [Open access]



22. Kissling, W.D., Field, R., Korntheuer, H., Heyder, U. & Böhning-Gaese, K. (2010): Woody plants and the prediction of climate change impacts on bird diversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365: 2035–2045. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Theme Issue 'The effects of climate change on biotic interactions and ecosystem services' compiled and edited by José M. Montoya and Dave Raffaelli]
Qian, H. & Kissling, W.D. (2010): Spatial scale and cross-taxon congruence of terrestrial vertebrate and vascular plant species richness in China. Ecology 91: 1172–1183. [ABSTRACT]



Kissling, W.D., Fernandez, N. & Paruelo, J.M. (2009): Spatial risk assessment of livestock exposure to pumas in Patagonia, Argentina. Ecography 32: 807–817. [ABSTRACT]
Qian, H., Kissling, W.D., Wang, X. & Andrews, P. (2009): Effects of woody plant species richness on mammal species richness in southern Africa. Journal of Biogeography 36: 1685–1697. [ABSTRACT]
Bini, L.M., Diniz-Filho, J.A.F., Rangel, T.F.L.V.B., Akre, T.S.B., Albaladejo, R.G., Albuquerque, F.S., Aparicio, A., Araújo, M.B., Baselga, A., Beck, J., Bellocq, M.I., Böhning-Gaese, K., Borges, P.A.V., Castro-Parga, I., Chey, V.K., Chown, S.L., de Marco, P., Dobkin, D.S., Ferrer-Castán, D., Field, R., Filloy, J., Fleishman, E., Gómez, J.F., Hortal, J., Iverson, J.B., Kerr, J.T., Kissling, W.D., Kitching, I.J., León-Cortés, J.L., Lobo, J.M., Montoya, D., Morales-Castilla, I., Moreno, J.C., Oberdorff, T., Olalla-Tárraga, M.A., Pausas, J.G., Qian, H., Rahbek, C., Rodríguez, M.A., Rueda, M., Ruggiero, A., Sackmann, P., Sanders, N.J., Terribile, L.C., Vetaas, O.R. & Hawkins, B.A. (2009): Coefficient shifts in geographical ecology: an empirical evaluation of spatial and non-spatial regression. Ecography 32: 193–204. [ABSTRACT]
Kissling, W.D., Böhning-Gaese, K. & Jetz, W. (2009): The global distribution of frugivory in birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18: 150–162. [ABSTRACT] [Featured on GEB front cover]



Kissling, W.D., Field, R. & Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008): Spatial patterns of woody plant and bird diversity: functional relationships or environmental effects? Global Ecology and Biogeography 17: 327–339. [ABSTRACT]
Kissling, W.D. & Carl, G. (2008): Spatial autocorrelation and the selection of simultaneous autoregressive models. Global Ecology and Biogeography 17: 59–71. [ABSTRACT]
Rüger, N., Williams-Linera, G., Kissling, W.D. & Huth, A. (2008): Long-term impacts of fuelwood extraction on a tropical montane cloud forest. Ecosystems 11: 868–881. [ABSTRACT]



Kissling, W.D., Rahbek, C. & K. Böhning-Gaese (2007): Food plant diversity as broad-scale determinant of avian frugivore richness. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274: 799–-808. [ABSTRACT]
Dormann, C.F., McPherson, J.M., Araújo, M.B., Bivand, R., Bolliger, J., Carl, G., Davies, R.G., Hirzel, A., Jetz, W., Kissling, W.D., Kühn, I., Ohlemüller, R., Peres-Neto, P.R., Reineking, B., Schröder, B., Schurr, F.M. & Wilson, R. (2007): Methods to account for spatial autocorrelation in the analysis of species distributional data: a review. Ecography 30: 609–628. [ABSTRACT]
Rüger, N., Gutiérrez, Á.G., Kissling, W.D., Armesto, J.J. & Huth, A. (2007): Ecological impacts of different harvesting scenarios for temperate evergreen rain forest in southern Chile – a simulation experiment. Forest Ecology and Management 252: 52–66. [ABSTRACT] [Featured in ICAN Newsletter]



10. Wiegand, T., Kissling, W.D., Cipriotti, P.A. & M.R. Aguiar (2006): Extending point pattern analysis to objects of finite size and irregular shape. Journal of Ecology 94: 825–837. [ABSTRACT]
9. Kissling, W.D., Schnittler, M. & J.M. Lord (2006): Agamospermous seed production of the invasive tussock grass Nardus stricta L. (Poaceae) in New Zealand - Evidence from pollination experiments. Flora 201: 144–151. [ABSTRACT]


2005 and before

8. Kissling, W.D., Schnittler, M., Seddon, P.J., Dickinson, K.J.M. & J.M. Lord (2005): Invasion ecology of the alien tussock grass Nardus stricta (Poaceae) at Lake Pukaki, Canterbury, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 43: 601–612. [ABSTRACT and free access]
Schreiber, J. & W.D. Kissling (2005): Factors affecting the breeding success of Arctic Terns Sterna paradisaea in a colony at Kaldbaksbotnur, Faroe Islands. Atlantic Seabirds 7: 97–105. [ABSTRACT]
Kissling, W.D. (2005): Das Borstgras (Nardus stricta): in Hamburg stark gefährdet, anderswo problematischer Neophyt - das Beispiel Neuseeland. Berichte des Botanischen Vereins zu Hamburg 22: 115–125.
Kissling, W.D., Schnittler, M., Seddon, P.J., Dickinson, K.J.M. & J.M. Lord (2004): Ecology and distribution of Nardus stricta L. (Poaceae) - an alien invader into New Zealand. New Zealand Natural Sciences 29: 1–12. [PDF]
Kissling, W.D. (2004): Effects of time of day and observer position on waterbird counts. Notornis 51: 41–46. [PDF]
Stowe, C.J., Kissling, W.D., Ohlemüller, R. & J.B. Wilson (2003): Are ecotone properties scale-dependent? A test from a Nothofagus treeline in southern New Zealand. Community Ecology 4: 35–42. [PDF]
Kissling, D. (2001): Siedlungsdichte des Waldwasserläufers Tringa ochropus und GIS-gestützte Bestandsabschätzung im Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide-Chorin. Vogelwelt 122: 1–14. [PDF]
Kißling, D. (1998): Bemerkungen zum Flugverhalten von Kormoranen Phalacrocorax carbo. Ornithologischer Anzeiger 37: 157–159.


II. Popular science

Kissling, W.D. & Meister, P. (2001): Vogelparadies nach Ausdeichung: Die Karrendorfer Wiesen an der Ostseeküste Vorpommerns. Falke 48: 232–238.

Kissling, W.D. (2001): Wenn die Uhr schon abgelaufen scheint: Das Schicksal der Schwarzen Stelzenläufer. Falke 48: 334–339.

Kissling, D. (1999): Art- und Familientexte der Gruppen Greifvögel (Accipitriformes, Falconiformes, Cathartiformes), Schwalben (Hirundinidae), Meisen (Paridae), Ammern (Emberizidae) und Eisvögel (Alcedinidae). In: Schröer, T. & B. Thiesmeier (Hrsg.): Harenberg Enzyklopädie der Tiere. - Dortmund: Harenberg Kommunikation Verlags- und Medien GmbH & Co. KG, 800 S.


III. Reports and expert opinions

Kissling, W.D. & Jetz, W. (2009): East African terrestrial vertebrate species distributions in the face of climate change – integrating the knowledge base. Final report from the Terrestrial Vertebrate Biodiversity Group within the seed-funded project “Conserving biodiversity along the Kenya-Tanzania border in the face of climate change”, Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation, New York, USA.

Von der Gönna, S., Gowitzke, J., Jantzon, M., Weirich, O. & Kissling, W.D. (2006): Beringungspraktikum 2006. Excursion Report, Institut für Zoologie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz.

Rüger, N., Armesto, J.J., Gutiérrez A.G., Kissling, W.D., Williams-Linera, G. & Huth, A. (2005): Process-based modelling of regeneration dynamics, sustainable use and fragmentation impacts in species-rich rain forests. BIOCORES Synthesis Report for work package 3, European Commission [contract ICA4-CT-2001-10095].

Kissling, W.D. (2002): Avifaunistisches Gutachten zur Ortsumgehung Loitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Expert Opinion, UmweltPlan GmbH Stralsund, 21 pp.

Kissling, W.D. (2002): Ornithological survey of the Sinclair Wetlands 2001/2002. Wildlife Management Report 2002-403-3, Zoology Department, Otago University, New Zealand, 50 pp.

Kissling, W.D. (2002): Avifaunistisches Gutachten zur hydrologischen Neuregulierung der Polder Sophienhof und Zeitlow, Loitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Expert Opinion, BIOMartschei, Greifswald, 33 pp.

Schickhoff, U., Klann, A., Kissling, D., Klug, K. & Kartheuser, E. (eds.) (2000): Exkursionsbericht Teneriffa 2000. Excursion Report, Botanical Institute and Botanical Garden, University of Greifswald, Germany, 173 pp.


IV. Unpublished theses

Kissling, W.D. (2008): Macroecology of avian frugivore diversity. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Mainz.

Kissling, W.D. (2004): Population structure and reproduction of Nardus stricta L. (Poaceae) - an alien invader into New Zealand. Unpublished MSc thesis, Otago University.

Kissling, W.D. (2004): Reproductive ecology of the alien invasive tussock grass Nardus stricta L. (Poaceae). Unpublished Diplomarbeit, University of Greifswald.

W. Daniel Kissling