Carl Gremse

Carl Gremse gained a Master’s degree in Forestry Sciences in 2004 from the “Georg – August – University Goettingen”, Germany, Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology. Since 2005 he has been working as a researcher at the University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde, Faculty of Wildlife Biology, Management and Hunting Practice. Since 2006, he has been the leading researcher in the German projects into the suitability of leadfree projectiles for use in hunting practice. His main research focus includes methods to assess suitability of a projectile under avoidance of field trials and the possible deduction of threshold values for performance standards to be introduced into German hunting and animal safety legislation. Carl is currently in the process of completing his PhD at the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy at Freie Universtät Berlin. He has published part of his work in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, contributed to the book “Trends in game meat hygiene” (Wageningen Academic Publishers) and is working on further publications together with scientists from the Federal German Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), the University Hospital at RWTH Aachen, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the Leibniz – Institute for Zoo- and Wildlife Research (IZW), Berlin.