Cédric Scherer

Computational Ecology & Data Visualization

Peer-Reviewed Publications | Conference Contributions | Contributions to R Packages

You can also find me on Google Scholar and ResearchGate.
My ORCID ID is 0000-0003-0465-2543.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2020
  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, M. Franz, H.-H. Thulke, M. Lange, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2020) Moving infections: Individual movement decisions drive disease persistence in spatially structured landscapes. Oikos 129 (5):651–667.

  • U. Schlägel, V. Grimm, N. Blaum, P. Colangeli, M. Dammhahn, J. Eccard, S. Hausmann, A. Herde, H. Hofer, J. Joshi, S. Kramer-Schadt, M. Litwin, S. Lozada-Gobilard, M. Müller, T. Müller, R. Nathan, J. Petermann, K. Pirhofer-Walzl, V. Radchuk, M. Rillig, M. Roeleke, M. Schäfer, C. Scherer, G. Schiro, C. Scholz, L. Teckentrup, R. Tiedemann, W. Ullmann, C. Voigt, G. Weithoff & F. Jeltsch (accepted) Movement-mediated community assembly and coexistence. Biological Reviews.

  • B. Pietzsch, S. Fiedler, K.G. Mertens, M. Richter, C. Scherer, K. Widyastuti, M.-C. Wimmler, L. Zakharova & U. Berger (accepted) Metamodels for evaluating, calibrating and applying agent-based models: A review. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 23 (2):9.

2019
  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, C. Staubach, S. Müller, N. Blaum, H.-H. Thulke & S. Kramer-Schadt (2019) Seasonal host life-history processes fuel disease dynamics at different spatial scales. Journal of Animal Ecology 88 (11):1639–1824.

  • V. Radchuk, F. De Laender, J. Sarmento Cabral, I. Boulangeat, M. Crawford, F. Bohn, J. De Raedt, C. Scherer, J.-C. Svenning, K. Thonicke, F. Schurr, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2019) The dimensionality of stability depends on disturbance type. Ecology Letters 22 (4):647–684.

2018
2016
  • C. Scherer, F. Jeltsch, V. Grimm & N. Blaum (2016) Merging trait-based and individual-based modelling: An animal functional type approach to explore the responses of birds to climatic and land use changes in semi-arid African savannas. Ecological Modelling 326:75–89.
Manuscripts Under Review
  • V. Radchuk, S. Kramer-Schadt, U. Berger, C. Scherer, P. Backmann, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (in revision) Individual-based models. Chapter for the upcoming book „Demographic Methods across the Tree of Life” by R. Salguero-Gómez & M. Gamelon.

  • C. Pecoraro, I. Zudaire, G. Galiberti, M. Romeo, H. Murua, C. Fruciano, C. Scherer, F. Tinti, N.C. Diaha, N. Bodin & E. Chassot (submitted) When size matters: large yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) females allocate more energetic resources for reproduction than smaller individuals in the central-eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Conference Contributions

Oral presentations
  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2019) Infection on the move: Individual host movement drives disease persistence in structured landscapes.
    14th Workshop “Young Modellers in Ecology” – 05/2019 – Goettingen, Germany.

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, M. Franz, C. Staubach, S. Müller, H.-H. Thulke, N. Blaum, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2018) Effects of movement behaviour on disease persistence: The case of classical swine fever in wild boar.
    1st International BioMove Symposium – 09/2018 – Potsdam, Germany.

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2017): Infections on the move.
    12th Workshop “Young Modellers in Ecology” – 05/2017 – Buchenbach, Germany.

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum, V. Grimm, F. Jeltsch & S. Kramer-Schadt (2016): Individual movement decisions shape disease dynamics: Combining movement ecology and epidemiological models.
    Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09/2016 – Marburg, Germany.

  • C. Scherer, I. Sonnenmann, S. Wurst & F. Jeltsch (2015): How does vertical and horizontal migration of wireworms impact plant diversity? Modelling root herbivore pressure on grassland communities.
    10th Workshop “Young Modellers in Ecology” – 05/2015 – Lachen, Switzerland.

  • C. Scherer, F. Jeltsch, V. Grimm & N. Blaum (2014): Can we use functional types to predict responses of birds to changes in African savannas? An individual-based modelling approach.
    Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09/2014 – Hildesheim, Germany.

Poster presentations
  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, M. Franz, C. Staubach, S. Müller, H.-H. Thulke, N. Blaum, V. Grimm & S. Kramer-Schadt (2019): Effects of movement behaviour on disease persistence.
    Gordon Research Conference on Movement Ecology of Animals – 03/2019 – Lucca, Italy.

  • S. Kramer-Schadt, J. Signer, C. Scholz, C. Scherer, V. Radchuk & U. Schlägel (2019): The effect of temporal resolution on the predictive power of movement models.
    Gordon Research Conference on Movement Ecology of Animals – 03/2019 – Lucca, Italy.

  • C. Scholz, K. Börner, S. Kramer-Schadt, S. Ortmann, C. Scherer & W. Ullmann (2019): Energy-management of red foxes in human-dominated landscapes – a movement network approach. Gordon Research Seminar on Movement Ecology of Animals – 03/2019 – Lucca, Italy.

  • C. Scherer, N. Blaum, V. Grimm, & S. Kramer-Schadt (2017): Infection on the move: Combining movement ecology and epidemiological models.
    Gordon Research Conference on Movement Ecology of Animals – 03/2017 – Ventura, CA, USA.

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum, V. Grimm, F. Jeltsch & S. Kramer-Schadt (2016): Individual movement decisions shape disease dynamics: Combining movement ecology and epidemiological models.
    11th Workshop “Young Modellers in Ecology” – 05/2016 – Neunzehnhain, Germany.

  • C. Scherer, V. Radchuk, N. Blaum, V. Grimm, F. Jeltsch & S. Kramer-Schadt (2016): Combined effects of land-use and individual movement decisions shape disease dynamics.
    CAnMove Animal Movement International Symposium – 02/2016 – Lund, Sweden.

  • C. Scherer, I. Sonnenmann, S. Wurst & F. Jeltsch (2015): Modelling the vertical and horizontal migration of wireworms: how does timing and intensity of root herbivore pressure impact grassland communities?
    Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09/2015 – Goettingen, Germany.

  • J.-P. Wevers, C. Scherer, A. Berger, N. Blaum, C. Fischer, F. Jeltsch & B. Schröder (2012): Identifying movement behaviour from 3–dimensional acceleration data for European brown hares (Lepus europaeus) and wild boars (Sus scrofa).
    8th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife – 09/2012 – Berlin, Germany.

Contributions to R Packages

  • S. Garnier, N. Ross, B. Rudis, M. Sciaini & C. Scherer 2018: viridis: Default color maps from ‘matplotlib’. R package version 0.5.1, available on GitHub and CRAN.

  • M. Sciaini, C. Simpkins, M. Fritsch & C. Scherer 2017: NLMR: Simulating neutral landscape models with R. R package version 0.4.2, available on GitHub and CRAN.