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Max Kröschel


Forest Scientist

Research Scientist and Lecturer



Tel: +49 (0)761 203 3798
Fax: +49 (0)761 203 3661 

Tennenbacher Straße 4
79106 Freiburg; Germany





Curriculum vitae

2013 - now

University of Freiburg, Research Scientist and Lecturer

Forest Research Institute of BW, Research Scientist

2010 - 2013

University of Freiburg & Forest Research Institute of BW,

PhD: „Influences of anthropogenic activites on habitat use of Roe deer“ funded by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation


University of British Columbia, term abroad funded by TRANSFOR-scholarship

2003 – 2009

University of Freiburg. Studies in Forest Sciences



Peer reviewed

Kämmerle J-L, Brieger F, Kröschel M, Hagen R, Storch I, Suchant R (2017) Temporal patterns in road crossing behaviour in roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) at sites with wildlife warning reflectors. PLoS ONE 12(9): e0184761.

Brieger, F., Hagen, R., Kröschel, M. et al. (2017) Do roe deer react to wildlife warning reflectors? A test combining a controlled experiment with field observations, Eur J Wildl Res 63: 72.

Kröschel, M., Reineking, B., Werwie, F., Wildi, F. & Storch, I. (2017). Remote monitoring of vigilance behavior in large herbivores using acceleration data. Animal Biotelemetry, 5, 10.

Ossi, F., Gaillard, J.-M., Hebblewhite, M., Morellet, N., Ranc, N., Sandfort, R., Kröschel, M., Kjellander, P., Mysterud, A., Linnell, J.D.C., Heurich, M., Soennichsen, L., Sustr, P., Berger, A., Rocca, M., Urbano, F. & Cagnacci, F. (2017). Plastic response by a small cervid to supplemental feeding in winter across a wide environmental gradient. Ecosphere, 8, e01629.

Hagen, R., Heurich, M., Kröschel, M., & Herdtfelder, M. (2014). Synchrony in hunting bags: Reaction on climatic and human induced changes? Science of the Total Environment, 468-469, 140–146. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.022

Güthlin D., Kröschel M., Küchenhoff H., Storch I. (2012) Faecal sampling along trails: a questionable standard for estimating red fox Vulpes vulpes abundance Wildlife Biology, 18 (4): 374-382



Master program:

  • Wildlife and Game Management

  • Research in Wildlife Ecology

Bachelor program:

  • Wildlife Management:

    - Organizations and Instruments in Wildlife Management

    - Wildlife Telemetry

  • Wildlife Ecology:

      - Forests and Wildlife I & II

  • student project 'Forest- and wildlife monitoring inside the Mathislewald'


Hunting education