Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Willner, Privatdoz.
Winter term 2022
300252 VU Vegetationsökologische Datenanalyse - (Bereich Datenanalyse und -modellierung)
Summer term 2022
300236 UE Methods in phytosociology - field sampling and data analysis
300268 UE Vegetationsökologische Exkursionen - Exkursionen zu Naturschutz-, Vegetations- und Landschaftsökologie in Ostösterreich
Winter term 2021
300252 UE Vegetationsökologische Übungen - Analyse und Interpretation von Vegetationsaufnahmen
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Numerical classification of the forest vegetation in the western Euxine region of Turkey. / Çoban, Süleyman; Willner, Wolfgang.

In: Phytocoenologia: journal of the International Association for Vegetation Science, Vol. 49, No. 1, 15.01.2019, p. 71-106.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Decision on nomenclatural proposals (1), (16) and (18). / Gigante, Daniela; Čarni, Andraž; Bültmann, Helga; Fernández-González, Federico; Mucina, Ladislav; Theurillat, Jean Paul; Willner, Wolfgang.

In: Phytocoenologia, Vol. 49, No. 3, 01.01.2019, p. 309-310.

Publication: Contribution to journalShort communicationpeer-review


Formalized classification of semi-dry grasslands in central and eastern Europe. / Willner, Wolfgang; Rolecek, Jan; Korolyuk, Andrey; Dengler, Jürgen; Chytrý, Milan; Janišová, Monika; Lengyel, Attila; Acic, Svetlana; Becker, Thomas; Cuk, Mirjana; Demina, Olga; Jandt, Ute; Kacki, Zygmunt; Kuzemko, Anna; Kropf, Matthias; Lebedeva, Mariya; Semenishchenkov, Yuri; Šilc, Urban; Stancic, Zvjezdana; Staudinger, Markus; Vassilev, Kiril; Yamalov, Sergey.

In: Preslia, Vol. 91, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 25-49.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Vegetation classification and its application are relevant globally. / Biurrun, Idoia; Bergmeier, Erwin; Dengler, Jürgen; Jansen, Florian; Willner, Wolfgang.

In: Phytocoenologia, Vol. 49, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 1-6.

Publication: Contribution to journalEditorial


Habitat Structure, Quality and Landscape Predict Species Richness and Communities of Collembola in Dry Grasslands in Austria. / Querner, Pascal; Milasowszky, Norbert; Zulka, Klaus Peter; Abensperg-Traun, Max; Willner, Wolfgang; Sauberer, Norbert; Jakomini, Christine; Wrbka, Thomas; Schmitzberger, Ingrid; Zechmeister, Harald G.

In: Insects, Vol. 9, No. 3, 81, 09.2018.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Modelling the distribution and compositional variation of plant communities at the continental scale. / Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Suárez-Seoane, Susana; Chytrý, Milan; Hennekens, Stephan M.; Willner, Wolfgang; Hájek, Michal; Agrillo, Emiliano; Álvarez-Martínez, Jose M.; Bergamini, Ariel; Brisse, Henry; Brunet, Jörg; Casella, Laura; Dítě, Daniel; Font, Xavier; Gillet, François; Hájková, Petra; Jansen, Florian; Jandt, Ute; Kącki, Zygmunt; Lenoir, Jonathan; Rodwell, John S.; Schaminée, Joop H.J.; Sekulová, Lucia; Šibík, Jozef; Škvorc, Željko; Tsiripidis, Ioannis.

In: Diversity and Distributions, Vol. 24, No. 7, 01.07.2018, p. 978-990.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


History and environment shape species pools and community diversity in European beech forests. / Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Girardello, Marco; Chytrý, Milan; Svenning, Jens Christian; Willner, Wolfgang; Gégout, Jean Claude; Agrillo, Emiliano; Campos, Juan Antonio; Jandt, Ute; Kacki, Zygmunt; Šilc, Urban; Slezák, Michal; Tichý, Lubomír; Tsiripidis, Ioannis; Turtureanu, Pavel Dan; Ujházyová, Mariana; Wohlgemuth, Thomas.

In: Nature Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 2, No. 3, 01.03.2018, p. 483-490.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Reconstructing geographical parthenogenesis : Effects of niche differentiation and reproductive mode on Holocene range expansion of an alpine plant. / Kirchheimer, Bernhard; Wessely, Johannes; Gattringer, Andreas; Hülber, Karl; Moser, Dietmar; Schinkel, Christoph C.F.; Appelhans, Marc; Klatt, Simone; Caccianiga, Marco; Dellinger, Agnes; Guisan, Antoine; Kuttner, Michael; Lenoir, Jonathan; Maiorano, Luigi; Nieto-Lugilde, Diego; Plutzar, Christoph; Svenning, Jens Christian; Willner, Wolfgang; Hörandl, Elvira; Dullinger, Stefan.

In: Ecology Letters, Vol. 21, No. 3, 03.2018, p. 392-401.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Range dynamics of mountain plants decrease with elevation. / Rumpf, Sabine Bettina (Corresponding author); Hülber, Karl; Klonner, Günther; Moser, Dietmar; Schütz, Martin; Wessely, Johannes; Willner, Wolfgang; Zimmermann, Niklaus E.; Dullinger, Stefan.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Vol. 115, No. 8, 20.02.2018, p. 1848-1853.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


A survey of vegetation survey papers. / Willner, Wolfgang (Corresponding author); Bergmeier, Erwin; Biurrun, Idoia; Dengler, Juergen; Jansen, Florian.

In: Phytocoenologia, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2018, p. 1-6.

Publication: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review


Spatio-temporal variations in the application of the Braun-Blanquet approach in Europe. / Guarino, Riccardo; Willner, Wolfgang; Pignatti, Sandro; Attorre, Fabio; Loidi, Javier.

In: Phytocoenologia, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2018, p. 239–250.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Diversity of lowland hay meadows and pastures in Western and Central Europe. / Rodríguez-Rojo, Maria Pilar; Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Jandt, Ute; Bruelheide, Helge; Rodwell, John S.; Schaminée, Joop H.J.; Perrin, Philip M.; Kącki, Zygmunt; Willner, Wolfgang; Fernández-González, Federico; Chytrý, Milan.

In: Applied Vegetation Science, Vol. 20, No. 4, 01.10.2017, p. 702-719.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Phytosociological and ecological description of the high alpine vegetation of NW Iran. / Noroozi, Jalil; Hülber, Karl; Willner, Wolfgang.

In: Phytocoenologia, Vol. 47, No. 3, 01.08.2017, p. 233-259.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Classification of European beech forests: a Gordian Knot? / Willner, Wolfgang; Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Agrillo, Emiliano; Biurrun, Idoia; Campos, Juan Antonio; Čarni, Andraž; Casella, Laura; Csiky, János; Ćušterevska, Renata; Didukh, Yakiv P.; Ewald, Jörg; Jandt, Ute; Jansen, Florian; Kącki, Zygmunt; Kavgacı, Ali; Lenoir, Jonathan; Marinšek, Aleksander; Onyshchenko, Viktor; Rodwell, John S.; Schaminée, Joop H.J.; Šibík, Jozef; Škvorc, Željko; Svenning, Jens Christian; Tsiripidis, Ioannis; Turtureanu, Pavel Dan; Tzonev, Rossen; Vassilev, Kiril; Venanzoni, Roberto; Wohlgemuth, Thomas; Chytrý, Milan.

In: Applied Vegetation Science, Vol. 20, No. 3, 01.07.2017, p. 494-512.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review



Phytocoenologia : The leading journal with a focus on vegetation classification. / Dengler, Jürgen; Bergmeier, Erwin; Jansen, Florian; Willner, Wolfgang.

In: Phytocoenologia, Vol. 47, No. 1, 05.2017, p. 1-11.

Publication: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review


A higher-level classification of the Pannonian and western Pontic steppe grasslands (Central and Eastern Europe). / Willner, Wolfgang; Kuzemko, Anna; Dengler, Jürgen; Chytrý, Milan; Bauer, Norbert; Becker, Thomas; Biţă-Nicolae, Claudia; Botta-Dukát, Zoltán; Čarni, Andraž; Csiky, János; Igić, Ruzica; Kącki, Zygmunt; Korotchenko, Iryna; Kropf, Matthias; Krstivojević-Ćuk, Mirjana; Krstonošić, Daniel; Rédei, Tamás; Ruprecht, Eszter; Ehrendorfer-Schratt, Luise; Semenishchenkov, Yuri; Stančić, Zvjezdana; Vashenyak, Yulia; Vynokurov, Denys; Janišová, Monika.

In: Applied Vegetation Science: official organ of the international association for vegetation science, Vol. 20, No. 1, 01.01.2017, p. 143-158.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review



Evaluating the zonation of the Biosphere Reserve Wienerwald: How well does the conservation zone contribute to biodiversity conservation? / Willner, Wolfgang; Moser, Dietmar; Hülber, Karl; Sauberer, Norbert; Staudinger, Markus; Grass, Viktoria.

Evaluating the zonation fo the Biosphere Reserve Wienerwald: How well does the conversation zone contribute to biodiversity conservation?. Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW), 2017.

Publication: Contribution to bookContribution to proceedings


Vegetation of Europe : hierarchical floristic classification system of vascular plant, bryophyte, lichen, and algal communities. / Mucina, Ladislav (Corresponding author); Bueltmann, Helga; Dierssen, Klaus; Theurillat, Jean-Paul; Raus, Thomas; Carni, Andraz; Sumberova, Katerina; Willner, Wolfgang; Dengler, Juergen; Garcia, Rosario Gavilan; Chytry, Milan; Hajek, Michal; Di Pietro, Romeo; Iakushenko, Dmytro; Pallas, Jens; Daniels, Fred J. A.; Bergmeier, Erwin; Santos Guerra, Arnoldo; Ermakov, Nikolai; Valachovic, Milan; Schaminee, Joop H. J.; Lysenko, Tatiana; Didukh, Yakiv P.; Pignatti, Sandro; Rodwell, John S.; Capelo, Jorge; Weber, Heinrich E.; Solomeshch, Ayzik; Dimopoulos, Panayotis; Aguiar, Carlos; Hennekens, Stephan M.; Tichy, Lubomir.

In: Applied Vegetation Science: official organ of the international association for vegetation science, Vol. 19, No. S1, 11.2016, p. 3-264.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


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A tale of two rivers: phytosociological revision of the grasslands in the Danube and March-Thaya floodplain

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

7 Sep 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Historical biogeography of the steppe grasslands in eastern Central Europe

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

27 Jun 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Beyond the floristic horizon: a formation level classification of European phytosociological classes

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

11 May 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Pflanzensoziologie – ein Überblick

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

23 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What is an alliance?

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

6 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Semi-dry grasslands of Central and Eastern Europe – syntaxonomic and biogeographical aspects

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

1 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Formal definition of associations using diagnostic species: A case study of European meadow steppes

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

27 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Syntaxonomic revision of the semi-dry grasslands of Central and Eastern Europe

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

24 May 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The biogeography of geographical parthenogenesis: effects of climatic niches and reproductive modes on Holocene range expansion of an alpine plant

Stefan Dullinger (Speaker), Bernhard Kirchheimer (Contributor), Johannes Wessely (Contributor), Andreas Gattringer (Contributor), Christoph C. F. Schinkel (Contributor), Karl Hülber (Contributor), Dietmar Moser (Contributor), Marc S. Appelhans (Contributor), Simon Klatt (Contributor), Marco Caccianiga (Contributor), Agnes Dellinger (Contributor), Antoine Guisan (Contributor), Michael Kuttner (Contributor), Jonathan Lenoir (Contributor), Luigi Maiorano (Contributor), Diego Nieto-Lugilde (Contributor), Christoph Plutzar (Contributor), Jens-Christian Svenning (Speaker), Wolfgang Willner (Contributor) & Elvira Hörandl (Contributor)

20 Mar 201824 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The higher the slower: Range dynamics of mountain plants decrease with elevation.

Sabine Bettina Rumpf (Speaker), Karl Hülber (Contributor), Günther Klonner (Contributor), Dietmar Moser (Contributor), Martin Schütz (Contributor), Johannes Wessely (Contributor), Wolfgang Willner (Contributor), Niklaus E. Zimmermann (Contributor) & Stefan Dullinger (Contributor)

20 Mar 201824 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Species range dynamics decrease with elevation in the European Alps

Sabine Bettina Rumpf (Speaker), Karl Hülber (Contributor), Günther Klonner (Contributor), Dietmar Moser (Contributor), Martin Schütz (Contributor), Johannes Wessely (Contributor), Wolfgang Willner (Contributor), Niklaus E. Zimmermann (Contributor) & Stefan Dullinger (Contributor)

3 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Broad-scale syntaxonomic revisions using large plot datasets: experiences, lessons and recommendations

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

15 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


How to classify forests? Bridging the gap between floristic and physiognomic units

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

21 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Climate-driven range dynamics and potential current disequilibrium in Alpine vegetation

Sabine Bettina Rumpf (Speaker), Karl Hülber (Contributor), Niklaus E. Zimmermann (Contributor), Wolfgang Willner (Contributor) & Stefan Dullinger (Contributor)

23 May 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Species range dynamics decrease with elevation in the European Alps

Sabine Bettina Rumpf (Speaker), Karl Hülber (Contributor), Günther Klonner (Contributor), Dietmar Moser (Contributor), Martin Schütz (Contributor), Johannes Wessely (Contributor), Wolfgang Willner (Contributor), Niklaus E. Zimmermann (Contributor) & Stefan Dullinger (Contributor)

19 Apr 201721 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Überlegungen zu einem evolutionären System der Angiospermen

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

22 Sep 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Interpretating the Interpretation Manual of EU Habitats - a story of confusion

Wolfgang Willner (Speaker)

8 Apr 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



Analysis of dispersal limitation in the Austrian Alps using phytosociological data

Wolfgang Willner (Contributor)

1 May 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Biogeographie der pannonischen

Willner, W.

11/05/1511/05/18

Project: Research funding


Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research

Rennweg 14
1030 Wien

wolfgang.willner@univie.ac.at