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. (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., 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Weber, A., Schomaker, C. & Wolter, C. (2011): Das fischökologische Potential urbaner Wasserstraßen. In Limnologie Aktuell 13, Schweitzerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart: 235–249.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.