Scientific staff in Koblenz, Germany:

  • Since 2012 scientist at the Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG) in Koblenz, Germany
  • Scientific consultant for the monitoring and the evaluation of ecological assessments during the studies preparing construction work on the River Danube between the cities of Straubing and Vilshofen
  • Project staff for “Donauklima” (danube climate) – the influence of climate change on the vegetation and fauna of the danube floodplain
  • Project staff for “EmoElbe” – eco-morphological development options of the German interior River Elbe
  • Development and operation of statistical models with R
  • Plane projection of ecological models with geographic information systems (GIS)

Doctoral thesis in Berlin, Germany:

  • 2008 – 2012 doctoral student at the Leibniz-Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB Berlin)
  • Title of the doctoral thesis: “Comparative evaluation of selected hydro-morphological rehabilitation measures for aquatic organisms in urban waterways” (German: “Vergleichende Evaluierung ausgewählter hydro-morphologischer Renaturierungsmaßnahmen in urbanen Wasserstraßen”)
  • desputation of the thesis on the 13th of December 2017

Studies in Konstanz, Germany:

  • 2000 – 2005 Diploma studies in biology at the University of Konstanz
  • Title of the diploma thesis: “On the importance of submerged structures for fish in the litoral of Lake Constance” (German: “Zur Bedeutung von Unterwasserstrukturen für Fische im Litoral des Bodensees”)
  • 2003 Examination as scientific research diver
  • 2005 License for electric fishing in the state of Baden-Württemberg


Google Scholar Researchgate
  1. Weber, A., Garcia, X.-F., & Wolter, C. (2017). Habitat rehabilitation in urban waterways: The ecological potential of technical structures used for bank protection as indicated by benthic invertebrates. Urban Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-017-0647-4.
  2. Sukhodolova, T., Weber, A., Wolter, C., & Sukhodolov, A. (2017). Effects of macrophyte development on the oxygen metabolism of an urban river rehabilitation structure. Science of the Total Environment 574, 1125–1130. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.174.
  3. Weber, A., & Wolter, C. (2017). Habitat rehabilitation for juvenile fish in urban waterways: A case study from Berlin, Germany. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 33(1), 136–143. DOI: 10.1111/jai.13212.
  4. Weber, A., Zhang, J., Nardin, A., Sukhodolov, A., & Wolter, C. (2016). The influence of aquatic vegetation on the hydrodynamics of an alternative bank protection measure in a navigable waterway. River Research and Applications 32(10), 2071–2080. DOI: 10.1002/rra.3052.
  5. Heuner, M., Weber, A., Schröder, U., Kleinschmit, B., Schröder, B. (2016). Facilitating political decisions using species distribution models to assess restoration measures in heavily modified estuaries. Marine Pollution Bulletin 110(1), 250–260. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.056.
  6. Mosner, E., Weber, A., Carambia, M., Nilson, E., Schmitz, U., Zelle, B., Donath, T. & Horchler, P. (2015). Climate change and floodplain vegetation — future prospects for riparian habitat availability along the Rhine River. Ecological Engineering 82: 493–511. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.05.013.
  7. Weber, A., Lautenbach, S., & Wolter, C. (2012). Improvement of aquatic vegetation in urban waterways using protected artificial shallows. Ecological Engineering 42: 160–167. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.01.007.
  8. Weber, A., Schomaker, C. & Wolter, C. (2011): Das fischökologische Potential urbaner Wasserstraßen. In Limnologie Aktuell 13, Schweitzerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart: 235–249.
  9. Lorke, A., Weber, A., Hofmann, H. & Peeters, F. (2008): Opposing diel migration of fish and zooplankton in the littoral zone of a large lake. Hydrobiologia 600: 139-146. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-007-9183-1.
  10. Eckmann, R., Mörtl, M., Baumgärtner, D., Berron, C., Fischer, P., Schleuter, D. & Weber, A. (2008): Consumption of amphipods by littoral fish after the replacement of native Gammarus roeseli by invasive Dikerogammarus villosus in Lake Constance. Aquatic Invasions 3: 187-191. DOI: 10.3391/ai.2008.3.2.9.
  11. Fischer, P., Weber, A., Heine, G. & Weber, H. (2007): Habitat structure and fish: assessing the role of habitat complexity for fish using a small, semi-portable, 3D underwater observatory. Limnology and Oceanography – Methods 5: 250-262. DOI: 10.4319/lom.2007.5.250.


  1. Weber, A. (2017). Comparative evaluation of selected hydro-morphological rehabilitation measures for aquatic organisms in urban waterways. Dissertation thesis, Freie Universität Berlin, 214 pp.
  2. Weber, A. (2005). Zur Bedeutung von Unterwasserstrukturen für Fische im Litoral des Bodensees. Diploma thesis, Universität Konstanz, 98 pp.