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Peer-reviewed articles

2016

Ripperger SP, Josic D, Hierold M, Koelpin A, Weigel R, Hartmann M, Page R, Mayer F. Automated proximity sensing in small vertebrates: design of miniaturized sensor nodes and first field tests in bats. Ecology & Evolution 6:2179-2189

Hierold M, Hartmann M, Ripperger SP, Mayer F, Heuberger A, Weigel R, Koelpin A. Low-weight Wireless Sensor Node for Animal Encounter Detection and Dual-band Localization. Proceedings of the IEEE Topical Conference on Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks (WiSNet), pp 21-23

Nkrumah EE, Vallo P, Klose SM, Ripperger SP, Badu EK, Drosten C, Kalko EKV, Tschapka M, Oppong SK. Home Range of Noack's Round-Leaf Bat (Hipposideros aff. ruber) in an Agricultural Landscape of Central Ghana. Acta Chiropterologica 18:239-247

Dressler F, Mutschlechner M, Li B, Kapitza R, Ripperger S, Eibel C, Herzog B, Hönig T, Schröder-Preikschat W. Monitoring Bats in the Wild: On Using Erasure Codes for Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks. ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks 12:1-29 

2015

Dressler F, Ripperger S, Hierold M, Nowak T, Eibel C, Cassens B, Mayer F, Meyer-Wegener K, Koelpin A. From Radio Telemetry to Ultra-Low Power Sensor Networks - Tracking Bats in the Wild. IEEE Communications Magazine 54:129-135

Hierold M, Ripperger SP, Mayer F, Weigel R, Koelpin A. System Design for Encounter Detection of Distributed Wireless Sensors. German Microwave Conference (GeMiC), pp 382-385

Hierold M, Ripperger SP, Josic D, Mayer F, Weigel R, Koelpin A. Low-weight wireless sensor network for encounter detection of bats. Proceedings of the IEEE Topical Conference on Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks (WiSNet), pp 11-13

Ripperger SP, Kalko EKV, Rodríguez-Herrera B, Mayer F, Tschapka M. Frugivorous bats maintain functional habitat connectivity in agricultural landscapes but rely strongly on natural forest fragments. PLoS ONE 10:e0120535

Ripperger SP, Heymann EW, Tschapka M, Kalko EKV. Fruit characteristics associated with fruit preferences in frugivorous bats and saddle-back tamarins in Perú. Ecotropica 20:53-64

2014

Ripperger SP, Tschapka M, Kalko EKV, Rodríguez-Herrera B, Mayer F. Resisting habitat fragmentation: high genetic connectivity among populations of the frugivorous bat Carollia castanea in an agricultural landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 185:9-15

Rödel M-O, Demtröder S, Fuchs C, Petrich D, Pfisterer F, Richter A, Stolpe C, Voß R, Ripperger SP, Mayer F, Dittrich C & Thein J. Does intraspecific and intersexual attraction influence newt abundance estimates based on fish funnel trap records? Amphibia-Reptilia 35:141-144

2013

Ripperger SP, Tschapka M, Kalko EKV, Rodríguez-Herrera B, Mayer F. Life in a mosaic landscape: anthropogenic habitat fragmentation affects genetic population structure in a frugivorous bat species. Conservation Genetics 14:925-934

2011

Ripperger SP. Seeds of Amazonian Plants. Review. Ecotropica 17:103-105

non-peer-reviewed articles

2016

Mohr J, Koch von Helversen C, van Schaik J, Mayer F, Ripperger SP, Josic D, Strätz S. Eine neue Fledermausart für Bayern – die Nymphenfledermaus (Myotis alcathoe, Helversen & Heller 2001). Nyctalus (N.F.) (im Druck)

2014

Rödel M-O, Demtröder S, Fuchs C, Petrich D, Pfisterer F, Richter A, Stolpe C, Voß R, Ripperger SP, Mayer F, Schmid F, Rieß J, Obermaier E, Dittrich C, Thein J. Modifizierte Kleinfischreusen zur verbesserten Fängigkeit adulter Molche. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 21:75-82