Cédric Scherer

Data Visualization & Information Design

A detailed overview of my achievements to date:


Peer-Reviewed Publications

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

  • C Voigt, C Scherer & V Runkel (2022) Modelling the power of acoustic monitoring to predict bat fatalities at wind turbines.
    L Figueiredo, C Scherer & JS Cabral (2022) A simple kit to use computational notebooks for more openness, reproducibility, and productivity in research.
    PLOS Computational Biology 18(9):e1010356.
  • L Marescot, M Franz, S Benhaiem, H Hofer, C Scherer, M East & S Kramer-Schadt (2021) ‘Keeping the kids at home’ can limit the persistence of contagious pathogens in social animals. Journal of Animal Ecology 90(11):2523–2535.
  • T Kürschner, C Scherer, V Radchuk, N Blaum & S Kramer-Schadt (2021) Movement can mediate temporal mismatches between resource availability and biological events in host-pathogen interactions. Ecology and Evolution 11(10):5728–5741.
  • 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 (2020) Movement-mediated community assembly and coexistence. Biological Reviews 95 (4):1073–1096.
  • B Pietzsch, S Fiedler, K.G Mertens, M Richter, C Scherer, K Widyastuti, M.-C Wimmler, L Zakharova & U Berger (2020) Metamodels for evaluating, calibrating and applying agent-based models: a review. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 23(2):9.
  • C Pecoraro, I Zudaire, G Galiberti, M Romeo, H Murua, C Fruciano, C Scherer, F Tinti, N.C Diaha, N Bodin & E Chassot (2020) When size matters: large yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) females allocate more energetic resources for reproduction than smaller individuals in the central–eastern Atlantic Ocean. Fisheries Research 232:105726.
  • 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.
  • M Sciaini, M Fritsch, C Scherer & CE Simpkins (2018) NLMR and landscapetools: An integrated environment for simulating and modifying neutral landscape models in R. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9(11):2240–2248.
  • 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.


Book Chapters

  • Radchuk, U Berger, C Scherer, P Backmann, V Grimm & S Kramer-Schadt (2021) Individual-based models. In: R. Salguero-Gómez & M. Gamelon (Eds.), Demographic Methods across the Tree of Life. Oxford University Press, 400 pages, ISBN 0198838603.


Invited Talks

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Conference Presentations

  • C Scherer & W Shijia (2022) DataViz challenges: a fun way to learn and build a portfolio and network.
    Panel Discussion – DVS Outlier Conference 2022 – 02|2022 – remote
  • A Gucek & C Scherer (2022) Data visualization in non-dataviz research.
    Panel Discussion – DVS Outlier Conference 2022 – 02|2022 – remote
  • C Scherer (2021) ggplot wizardry: my favorite tricks and secrets for beautiful plots in R.
    Talks + Coding Session – DVS Outlier Conference 2021 – 02|2022 – remote
    ↪ Slides↪ Recording↪ Hands-On Tutorial
  • 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.
    Poster – Gordon Research Conference on Movement Ecology of Animals – 03|2019 – Lucca, Italy
  • 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: zhe case of classical swine fever in wild boar.
    Talk – 1st International BioMove Symposium – 09|2018 – Potsdam, Germany
  • C Scherer, V Radchuk, N Blaum, V Grimm, F Jeltsch & S Kramer-Schadt (2016): Individual movement decisions shape disease dynamics: vombining movement ecology and epidemiological models.
    Talk – Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09|2016 – Marburg, Germany
  • 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.
    Talk – Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09|2014 – Hildesheim, Germany
  • C Scherer, N Blaum, V Grimm & S Kramer-Schadt (2017): Infection on the move: combining movement ecology and epidemiological models.
    Poster – 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): Combined effects of land-use and individual movement decisions shape disease dynamics.
    Poster – 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?
    Poster – Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria & Switzerland (GfOe) – 09|2015 – Goettingen, Germany


Conducted Workshops & Trainings

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Contributions to R Packages

CRAN Packages
  • M Sciaini & C Scherer (2022) layer: Create stacked tilted maps in ggplot2.
    R package version 0.0.1, available on GitHub and CRAN.
  • E Hughes, C Scherer & G Karamanis (2022) camcorder: Record your plot history.
    R package version 0.1.0, available on GitHub and CRAN.
  • S Garnier, N Ross, B Rudis, PA Camargo, M Sciaini & C Scherer (2021) viridis: Default color maps from 'matplotlib'.
    R package version 0.6.2, available on GitHub and CRAN.
  • M Sciaini, C Simpkins, M Fritsch & C Scherer (2017) NLMR: Simulating neutral landscape models with R.
    R package version 1.1, available on GitHub and CRAN.
Non-CRAN Packages
  • C Scherer 2021: d6berlin: Spatial data and template maps for Berlin. Available on GitHub.
  • C Scherer 2020: d6: Simplify workflows of D6 research projects. Available on GitHub.


Media Appearances

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