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Dr. Mareike Petersen

Mareike Petersen
Fax: +49 30 889140 - 8559

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin


  • Biological Data Scientist in the department Science data management.
  • Publication, standardisation, and gobal linkage of research data; implementation and optimisation of MfNs Data Life Cycle. 
  • Spokesperson Section C of the Leibniz Working Group Research Data ("AK Forschungsdaten").



  • Information integration for the Center for Integrative Biodiversity Discovery (Link)
  • German Federation For Biological Data, GFBio
  • Distributed System of Scientific Collections (DiSSCo), Preparatory Phase (Link)


Publications (Selection)

  • Petersen, M., Glöckler, F., Kiessling, W., Döring, M., Fichtmüller, D., Laphakorn, L., Baltruschat, B. & Hoffmann, J. (2018): History and development of ABCDEFG: a data standard for geosciences. Fossil Record, 21(1): 47. Link
  • Petersen, M., Hoffmann, J. & Glöckler, F. (2019): Access to Geosciences - Ways and Menas to share and publish collection data. Research Ideas and Outcomes 5: e32987. Link
  • Scheele, B. C., Pasmans, F., Skerratt, L. F., Berger, L., Martel, A., Beukema, W., Acevedo, A.A., Burrowes, P.A., Carvalho, T., Catenazzi, A., De la Riva, I., Fisher, M.C., Flechas, S.V., Foster, C.N. Frías-Álvarez, P., Garner, T.W.J., Gratwicke, B., Guayasamin, J.M., Hirschfeld, M., Kolby, J.E., Kosch, T.A., La Marca, E., Lindenmayer, D.B., Lips, K.R., Longo, A.V., Maneyro, R. McDonald, C.A., Mendelson, J. III, Palacios-Rodriguez, P. Parra-Olea, G., Richards-Zawacki, C.L., Rödel, M.-O., Rovito, S.M., Soto-Azat, C., Toledo, L.F., Voyles, J., Weldon, C., Whitfield, S.M., Wilkinson, M., Zamudio, K.R., Canessa, S. (2019): Amphibian fungal panzootic causes catastrophic and ongoing loss of biodiversity. Science, 363(6434), 1459-1463. Link
  • Hirschfeld, M. & Rödel, M.-O. (2017): What makes a successful species? Traits facilitating survival in altered tropical forests. BMC Ecology 17(25). Link
  • Hirschfeld, M., D. C. Blackburn, T. M. Doherty‐Bone, L. N. Gonwouo, S. Ghose & M.‐O. Rödel (2016): Dramatic declines of montane frogs in a Central African biodiversity hotspot. PloS ONE 11: e0155129. Link