Abiven S.Altermatt F.Backhaus N.Deplazes-Zemp A.Furrer R.Korf B.Niklaus P.A.Schaepman-Strub G.Shimizu K.K.Zuppinger-Dingley D., Petchey O.L. and Schaepman M.E. (2018) Integrative research efforts at the boundary of biodiversity and global change research. COSUST 29 215–222 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.04.016.

Braun D., Damm A., Hein L., Petchey O.L. and Schaepman M.E. (2018) Spatio-temporal trends and trade-offs in ecosystem services: An Earth observation based assessment for Switzerland between 2004 and 2014. Ecological Indicators 89 828-839 doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.10.016

Deplazes-Zemp A. (2018) Commutative Justice and Access and Benefit Sharing for Genetic Resources. Ethics, Policy & Environment 21 110-126 doi:10.1080/21550085.2018.1448042 

Deplazes-Zemp A. (2018) ‘Genetic resources’, an analysis of a multifaceted concept. Biological Conservation 222 86–94 doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2018.03.031 

Deplazes-Zemp A., Abiven S.Schaber P.Schaepman M.E.,Schaepman-Strub GSchmid B.Shimizu K.K. and Altermatt F.  (2018) The Nagoya Protocol could backfire on the Global South. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2 917-919 doi:10.1038/s41559-018-0561-z

Fawcett  D., Verhoef W., Schläpfer D., Schneider F.D., Schaepman M.E. and Damm A. (2018) Advancing retrievals of surface reflectance and vegetation indices over forest ecosystems by combining imaging spectroscopy, digital object models, and 3D canopy modelling. Remote Sensing of Environment 204 583-595 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.09.040

Garonna Jong R., Stöckli R., Schmid B., Schenkel D., and Schaepman M. E. (2018) Shifting relative importance of climatic constraints on land surface phenology. Environmental Research Letters 13 024025 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaa17b

Gerber Jong R.Schaepman M.E., Schaepman-Strub G. and Furrer R. (2018) Predicting Missing Values in Spatio-Temporal Remote Sensing Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 56(5) 2841-2853 doi:10.5167/uzh-149830

Isbell F., Cowles J., Dee L.E., Loreau M., Reich P.B., Gonzalez A., Hector A., Schmid B. (2018): Quantifying effects of biodiversity on ecosystem functioning across times and places. Ecology Letters 21 763–778 doi:10.1111/ele.12928

Luo S., Schmid B., De Deyn G.B., Yu S. (2018). Soil microbes promote complementarity effects among co-existing trees through soil nitrogen partitioning. Functional Ecology17 117–11 doi:10.1111/1365-2435.13109

Morsdorf F., Kükenbrink D., Schneider F.D., Abegg M. and Schaepman M.E. (2018). Close-range laser scanning in forests - towards physically based semantics across scales. Interface Focus 8 20170046 doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2017.0046

Nussbaum M., Spiess K., Baltensweiler A., Grob U., Keller A., Greiner L., Schaepman M.E. and Papritz A. (2018) Evaluation of digital soil mapping approaches with large sets of environmental covariates. SOIL 4 1-22 doi:10.5194/soil-4-1-2018

Rüetschi M., Schaepman M.E. and Small D. (2018) Using Multitemporal Sentinel-1 C-band Backscatter to Monitor Phenology and Classify Deciduous and Coniferous Forests in Northern Switzerland. Remote Sensing 10 doi:10.5167/uzh-145440

Smith P., Lutfalla S., Riley W.J., Torn M.S., Schmidt M.W.I., Soussana J. F. (2018) The changing faces of soil organic matter research. European Journal of Soil Science 69 23–30 doi:10.1111/ejss.12500

Stumpf F., Keller A., Schmidt K., Mayr A., Gubler A. and Schaepman M.E. (2018) Spatio-temporal land use dynamics and soil organic carbon in Swiss agroecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 258 129-142 doi:10.1016/j.agee.2018.02.012

van Moorsel S.J., Hahl T., Wagg C., De Deyn G.B., Flynn D.F.B., Zuppinger-Dingley D. and Schmid B. (2018) Community evolution increases plant productivity at low diversity. Ecology Letters 21 128-137 doi:10.1111/ele.12879

van Moorsel S.J., Schmid M.W., Hahl T., Zuppinger-Dingley D. and Schmid B. (2018) Selection in response to community diversity alters plant performance and functional traits. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 33 51-61 doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2018.05.002

Xie J., Kneubühler M.Garonna I., Jong R., Notarnicola C., Gregorio L. D. and Schaepman M.E. (2018) Relative Influence of Timing and Accumulation of Snow on Alpine Land Surface Phenology. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 123 561-576 doi: 10.1002/2017JG004099

Schöb C., Brooker R. and Zuppinger-Dingley D. (2018) Evolution of facilitation requires diverse communities. Diverse experimental plant communities are more productive than monocultures. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1-5 doi:10.1038/s41559-018-0623-2


Braun D., Damm A., Paul-Limoges E., Revill A., Buchmann N., Petchey O. L., Hein L., Schaepman M.E. (2017) From instantaneous to continuous: Using imaging spectroscopy and in situ data to map two productivity-related ecosystem services. Ecological Indicators 82 doi:  10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.06.045

Bruggisser M., Roncat A., Schaepman M.E., & Morsdorf F. (2017).Retrieval of higher order statistical moments from full-waveform LiDAR data for tree species classification. Remote Sensing of Environment 196 28-41 doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.04.025

Cheng Choon A., O’Brien M. J., Ng K. K. S., Lee P. C., Hector A., Schmid B.Shimizu K.  (2017). Genetic diversity of two tropical tree species of the Dipterocarpaceae following logging and restoration in Borneo: high genetic diversity in plots with high species diversity. Plant Ecology and Diversity 9 (5-6) 459-469  doi:10.1080/17550874.2016.1270363

Crate S., Ulrich M., Habeck J. O., Desyatkin A. R., Desyatkin R. V., Fedorov A. N., Hiyama T., Iijimah Y., Ksenofontov S., Mészáros C., Takakura H. (2017) Permafrost livelihoods: A transdisciplinary review and analysis of thermokarst-based systems of indigenous land use. Anthropocene 18  89-104 doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2017.06.001

Diek S., Fornallaz F., Schaepman M. E. and de Jong R. (2017). Barest Pixel Composite for Agricultural Areas Using Landsat Time Series. Remote Sensing 9 1245 doi:10.3390/rs9121245

Emmenegger R.*, Rowan R.*, Zuppinger-Dingley D., Krug C., Parreño M.A., and Korf B. (2017) Ontology and integrative research on Global Environmental Change: towards a critical GEC science. COSUST 29 131–137 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.02.001

Fatehi P., Damm A., Leiterer R., Pir Bavaghar M., Schaepman M.E., and Kneubühler M. (2017). Tree Density and Forest Productivity in a Heterogeneous Alpine Environment: Insights from Airborne Laser Scanning and Imaging Spectroscopy. Forests 8 212 doi:10.3390/f8060212

Garnier A., Pennekamp F., Lemoine M. and Petchey O.L. (2017). Temporal scale dependent interactions between multiple environmental disturbances in microcosm ecosystems. Global Change Biology doi:10.1111/gcb.13786

Geijzendorffer I.R., van Teeffelen A.J.A., Allison H., Braun D., Horgan K., Iturrate-Garcia M., Santos M.J., Pellissier L., Prieur-Richard A., Quatrini S., Sakai D., Zuppinger-Dingley D. (2017) How can global conventions for biodiversity and ecosystem services guide local conservation actions? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 145-150 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.011

Gerber F., Mösinger K. and Furrer R. (2017). Extending R Packages to Support 64-bit Compiled Code: An Illustration with spam64 and GIMMS NDVI3g Data. Computers & Geosciences 104 109-119 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2016.11.015

Gómez Giménez M., de Jong R., Della Peruta R., Keller A. and Schaepman M.E. (2017). Determination of grassland use intensity based on multi-temporal remote sensing data and ecological indicators. Remote Sensing of Environment 198 126-139 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.06.003

Güsewell S., Furrer R., Gehrig R. and Pietragalla B, (2017) Changes in temperature sensitivity of spring phenology with recent climate warming in Switzerland are related to shifts of the preseason. Global Change Biology 23 5189–5202 doi:10.1111/gcb.13781

Haverkamp P.J., Shekeine J., de Jong R., Schaepman M.E., Turnbull L.A., Baxter, R., Hansen D., Bunbury N., Fleischer-Dogley F. and Schaepman-Strub G. (2017). Giant tortoise habitats under increasing drought conditions on Aldabra Atoll – Ecological indicators to monitor rainfall anomalies and related vegetation activity. Ecological Indicators 80 354-362 doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.05.029

Iturrate-Garcia M., Heijmans M.M.M.P., Schweingruber F., Simeon R., Niklaus P.A., Schaepman-Strub G. (2017) Shrub growth rate and bark responses to soil warming and nutrient addition ‒ an experimental dendroecological approach. Dendrochronlogia 45 12-22 doi:10.1016/j.dendro.2017.07.001

Juszak I.Iturrate-Garcia M., Gastellu-Etchegorry JP., Schaepman M.E., Maximov TC., Schaepman-Strub G. (2017) Drivers of shortwave radiation fluxes in Arctic tundra across scales. Remote Sensing of Environment 193 86-102 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.02.017

Kiapasha K., Darvishsefat A.A., Julien Y., Sobrino J.A., Zargham N. Attarod, P. and Schaepman M.E. (2017). Trends in Phenological Parameters and Relationship Between Land Surface Phenology and Climate Data in the Hyrcanian Forests of Iran. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  1-10 doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2736938 

Krug C.B., Schaepman M.E., Shannon L.J., Cavender-Bares J., Cheung W., McIntyre P.B., Metzger J.P., Niinemets Ü., Obura D.O., Schmid B., et al.(2017) Observations, indicators and scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services change — a framework to support policy and decision-making. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 198–206 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.04.001

Ksenofontov S., Backhaus N., Schaepman-Strub G. (2017) To fish or not to fish: fishing communities of Arctic Yakutia in the face of environmental change and political transformations. Polar Record 53 289-303 doi: 10.1017/S0032247417000134

Kükenbrink D., Schneider F.D., Leiterer R., Schaepman M.E. and Morsdorf F. (2017). Quantification of hidden canopy volume of airborne laser scanning data using a voxel traversal algorithm. Remote Sensing of Environment 194 424-436 doi:10.3390/rs9090940

Loew A., Bell W., Brocca L., Bulgin C., Burdanowitz J., Calbet X., Donner R.V., Ghent D., Gruber A., Kaminski T., Kinzel J., Klepp C., Lambert J-C., Schaepman-Strub G., Schröder M., Verhoelst T. (2017) Validation of earth observation data products - a review Review of Geophysics doi:10.1002/2017RG000562

Metzger J.P., Esler K., Krug C.B., Arias M., Tambosi L., Crouzeilles R., Acosta A.L., Brancalion P.H., D’Albertas F., Duarte G.T, et al. (2017) Best practice for the use of scenarios for restoration planning.Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability  29 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.10.004

Navarro L.M., Fernández N., Guerra C., Guralnick R., Kissling W.D., Londoño M.C., Muller-Karger F., Turak E., Balvanera P., Costell, M.J., Delavaud A., El Serafy G.Y., Ferrier, S., Geijzendorffer I., Geller, G.N., Jetz W., Kim E.-S., Kim H., Martin C.S., McGeoch M.A., Mwampamba T.H., Nel J.L., Nicholson E., Pettorelli N., Schaepman M.E., Skidmore A., Sousa Pinto I., Vergara S., Vihervaara P., Xu H., Yahara T., Gill M. and Pereira H.M. (2017) Monitoring biodiversity change through effective global coordination. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 158-169 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.02.005

Nussbaum M., Spiess K., Baltensweiler A., Grob U., Keller A., Greiner L., Schaepman M.E. and Papritz A. (2017) Evaluation of digital soil mapping approaches with large sets of environmental covariates. SOIL Discuss. 2017 1-32 doi:10.5194/soil-2017-14

O'Brien M.J., Engelbrecht B.M.J., Joswig J., Pereyra G., Schuldt B., Jansen S., Kattge J., Landhäusser S. M., Levick S. R., Preisler Y., Väänänen P. and Macinnis-Ng C. (2017) A synthesis of tree functional traits related to drought-induced mortality in forests across climatic zones. Journal of Applied Ecology 54 1669-1686. doi:doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12874

O'Brien M.J., Ong R., Reynolds G. (2017) Intra-annual plasticity of growth mediates drought resilience over multiple years in tropical seedling communities. Global Change Biology 00 110 doi:10.1111/gcb.13658

O’Brien M.J., Reynolds G., Ong R. and Hector A. (2017)  Resistance of tropical seedlings to drought is mediated by neighbourhood diversity. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1 1643-1648 doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0326-0

Oehri J., Schmid B., Schaepman-Strub G. and Niklaus P.A. (2017). Biodiversity promotes primary productivity and growing season lengthening at the landscape scale. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 10160-10165 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1703928114

Schmid B., Baruffol M., Wang Z., Niklaus P.A. (2017). A guide to analyzing biodiversity experiments. Journal of Plant Ecology 10 91-110 doi:10.1093/jpe/rtw107

Schmid M.W. (2017) RNA-Seq data analysis protocol: Combining in-house and publicly available data. Methods in Molecular Biology 1669 309-335doi:10.1007%2F978-1-4939-7286-9_24

Schneider F.D., Morsdorf F., Schmid B., Petchey O.L., Hueni A., Schimel D.S. and Schaepman M.E. (2017). Mapping functional diversity from remotely sensed morphological and physiological forest traits. Nature Communications 8 1441. doi; 10.1038/s41467-017-01530-3

Schweiger A.K., Schütz M., Risch A.C., Kneubühler M., Haller R. and Schaepman M.E. (2017). How to predict plant functional types using imaging spectroscopy: linking vegetation community traits, plant functional types and spectral response. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8 86-95 doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12642

Tuck S.L. O’Brien M.J., Philipson C.D., Saner P., Matteo  M., Dzulkifli D., Godfray H. C. J, Godoong E., Nilus R., Ong R.C., Schmid B., Sinun W., Snaddon J.L., Snoep M.,  Tangki H., Tay J., Ulok P., Sau Wai Y., Weilenmann M., Reynolds G. and Hector  A.(2016) The value of biodiversity for the functioning of tropical forests: insurance effects during the first decade of the Sabah biodiversity experiment. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283 2016145 doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.1451

Xie J., Kneubühler M., Garonna I., Notarnicola C., De Gregorio L., De Jong R., Chimani B. and Schaepman M.E. (2017). Altitude-dependent influence of snow cover on alpine land surface phenology. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 122 1107-1122 doi:

Yamasaki E.Altermatt F., Cavender-Bares J., Schuman M.C., Zuppinger-Dingley D.Garonna I., Schneider F.D.Guillén-Escribà C.van Moorsel S.J.Hahl T.Schmid B.Schaepman-Strub G.Schaepman M.E. and Shimizu K.K. (2017) Genomics meets remote sensing in global change studies: monitoring and predicting phenology, evolution and biodiversity COSUST 29 177–186 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.03.005


Ang Cheng C., O'Brien M.J., Ng Kevin Kit S., Lee Ping C., Hector A., Schmid B., Shimizu K.K. (2016) Genetic diversity of two tropical tree species of the Dipterocarpaceae following logging and restoration in Borneo: high genetic diversity in plots with high species diversity. Plant Ecology & Diversity  doi: 10.1080/17550874.2016.1270363

Addor N., Rohrer M., Furrer R. and Seibert J. (2016) Propagation of biases in climate models from the synoptic to the regional scale: Implications for bias adjustment. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 121 2075—2089 doi: 10.1002/2015JD024040

Bachoc F. and Furrer R. (2016) On the smallest eigenvalues of covariance matrices of multivariate spatial processes. STAT  5(1), 102—107 doi: 10.1002/sta4.107

Ferrari A., Hagedorn F. and Niklaus P.A. (2016) Experimental soil warming and cooling alters the partitioning of recent assimilates: evidence from a 14C-labelling study at the alpine treeline. Oecologia 181 25-37 doi: 10.1007/s00442-015-3427-y

Furrer R., Bachoc F. and Du J. (2016) Asymptotic Properties of Multivariate Tapering for Estimation and Prediction. Journal of Multivariate Analysis 149, 177–191 doi:10.1016/j.jmva.2016.04.006

Garonna I., de Jong R. and Schaepman M.E. (2016) Variability and evolution of global land surface phenology over the past three decades (1982–2012). Global Change Biology 22, 1456–1468, doi:10.1111/gcb.13168 

Iturrate-Garcia M., O'Brien M. J., Khitun O., Abiven S., Niklaus P. A., Schaepman-Strub G. (2016)  Interactive effects between plant functional types and soil factors on tundra species diversity and community composition. Ecology and Evolution 6 8126-8137  doi:10.1002/ece3.2548

Jetz, W., Cavender-Bares, J., Pavlick R., Schimel, D., Davis, F.W., Asner, G.P, · Guralnick, R., Kattge, J., Latimer, A. M., Moorcroft. P., Schaepman, M. E., Schildhauer, M. P., Schneider, F. D., Schrodt, F., Stahl, U. and Ustin, S. L. (2016). Monitoring plant functional diversity from space. Nature Plants 2 16024 doi:10.1038/nplants.2016.24

Juszak I., Eugster W., Heijmans M.M.P.D., Schaepman-Strub G. (2016) Contrasting radiation and soil heat fluxes in Arctic shrub and wet sedge tundra. Biogeosciences 13 4049-4064  doi:10.5194/bg-13-4049-2016

Lausch A., Bannehr L., Beckmann M., Boehm C., Feilhauer H., Hacker J.M., Heurich M., Jung, A. Klenke, R. Neumann C., Pause M., Rocchini D., Schaepman M.E., Schmidtlein S., Schulz K., Selsam P., Settele J., Skidmore A.K. and Cord A.F. (2016) Linking Earth Observation and taxonomic, structural and functional biodiversity: Local to ecosystem perspectives. Ecological Indicators 70 317–339 doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.06.022 

Li C., Wulf H., Garonna I., Schaepman M.E. (2016) Monitoring functional traits of alpine vegetation on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau using multi-sensor remote sensing. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 5153-5156  doi:10.1109/IGARSS.2016.7730343

Magnard C., Morsdorf F., Small D., Stilla U., Schaepman M.E. and Meier, E. (2016). Single tree identification using airborne multibaseline SAR interferometry data. Remote Sensing of Environment 186 567–580, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.09.018 

Muccione V., Allen S., Huggel C., Birkmann J.  (2016)  Differentiating regions for adaptation financing - the role of global vulnerability and risk distributions. WIREs Climate Change 8 2 doi:10.1002/wcc.447

Muccione V., Salzmann N. and Huggel C. (2016) Scientific Knowledge and Knowledge Needs in Climate Adaptation Policy. Mountain Research and Development 36 364–375 doi:10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00016.1

Pettorelli N., Wegmann M., Skidmore A., Mücher S., Dawson T.P., Fernandez M., Lucas R., Schaepman M.E., Wang T., O’Connor B., Jongman R.H.G., Kempeneers P., Sonnenschein R., Leidner A.K., Böhm M., He K.S., Nagendra H., Dubois G., Fatoyinbo T., et al. (2016) Framing the concept of satellite remote sensing essential biodiversity variables: challenges and future directions. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 2 122–131 doi:10.1002/rse2.15 

Muccione V., Daley B. 2016 The Role of Ecosystem-based adaptation in the Swiss mountains. (In: N. Salzmann, C. Huggel, S. Nussbaumer, G. Ziervogel, eds.). Climate Change Adaptation Strategies: an upstream-downstream perspective. Springer, Switzerland 161-167

Pisek J., Chen J. M., Kobayashi H., Rautiainen M., Schaepman M.E., Karnieli A., Sprinstin M., Ryu Y., Nikopensius M. and Raabe K. (2016) Retrieval of seasonal dynamics of forest understory reflectance from semi-arid to boreal forests using MODIS BRDF data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 121 855–863 doi:10.1002/2016JG003322

Reisser M., Purves, R.S., Schmidt M.W.I. and Abiven S. (2016) Pyrogenic Carbon in Soils: A Literature-Based Inventory and a Global Estimation of Its Content in Soil Organic Carbon and Stocks. Frontiers in Earth Science 4, 1–14 doi:10.3389/feart.2016.00080 

Studer M. S., Künzli R., Maier R., Schmidt M. W. I, Siegwolf R. T. W., Woodhatch I., Abiven S.  (2016) The MICE facility – a new tool to study plant–soil C cycling with a holistic approach. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 53 286-297 doi:10.1080/10256016.2016.1254209       

Yankova Y., Villiger J., Pernthaler J., Schanz F. and Posch T. (2016) Prolongation, deepening and warming of the metalimnion change habitat conditions of the harmful filamentous cyanobacterium Planktothrix rubescens in a prealpine lake. Hydrobiologia 776 125–138 doi:10.1007/s10750-016-2745-3 

Zuppinger-Dingley D., Flynn D.F.B., De Deyn G.B., Petermann J.S. and Schmid B. (2016). Plant selection and soil legacy enhance long-term biodiversity effects. Ecology 97 918–928 doi:10.1890/15-0599.1


Abiven S., Hund A., Martinsen, V. and Cornelissen, G. (2015) Biochar amendment increases maize root surface areas and branching: a shovelomics study in Zambia. Plant and Soil Epub 1-11 doi:10.1007/s11104-015-2533-2

Altermatt F., Fronhofer E.A., Garnier A., Giometto A., Hammes F., Klecka J., ... and Petchey O.L. (2015) Big answers from small worlds: a user's guide for protist microcosms as a model system in ecology and evolution. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6 218-231 doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12312

Backhaus N., Cherix D., Scheurer T. and Wallner A. (2015) Jusqu’où doit-on protéger la nature? / Wie viel Schutz(gebiete) braucht die Natur? Recherches scientifiques au Parc National Suisse / Nationalpark-Forschung in der Schweiz (Vol. 103)   (Commssion de l’Académie suisse des sciences naturelles (SCNAT) / Forschungskommission des Schweizerischen Nationalparks, Ed.) Bern: Haupt

Backhaus N. and Rupf R. (2015) «…ne pas quitter les sentiers…» Un parc pour l’homme202f? Au coeur de la nature: Cent ans de recherches au Parc national suisse (Vol. 100/II, pp. 298–327)   B. Baur & T. Scheurer (Eds.) Bern: Haupt

Damm A., Guanter L., Verhoef W., Schläpfer D., Garbari S. and Schaepman M.E. (2015) Impact of varying irradiance on vegetation indices and chlorophyll fluorescence derived from spectroscopy data. Remote Sensing of Environment 156, 202-215, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.09.031

Fatehi P., Damm A., Schweiger A. K., Schaepman M.E. and Kneubuhler M. (2015) Mapping Alpine Aboveground Biomass From Imaging Spectrometer Data: A Comparison of Two Approaches. Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Journal of IEEE  8 3123 - 3139 doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2432075

Garonna I., De Jong R. and Schaepman M.E.(2015) Variability and evolution of global land surface phenology over the past three decades (1982‐2012). Global Change Biology 22 doi:10.1111/gcb.13168

Gerber F. and Furrer R. (2015) Pitfalls in the implementation of Bayesian hierarchical modeling of areal count data: An illustration using BYM and Leroux models. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213 148-159 doi:10.18637/jss.v063.c01

Goebes P., Seitz S., Kühn P., Li Y., Niklaus P.A., von Oheimb G. and Scholten T. (2015) Throughfall kinetic energy in young subtropical forests: Investigation on tree species richness effects and spatial variability. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213 148-159 doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.06.019

Griepentrog M., Eglinton T.I., Hagedorn F., Schmidt M.W.I. and Wiesenberg G.L. (2015) Interactive effects of elevated CO2 and nitrogen deposition on fatty acid molecular and isotope composition of above‐and belowground tree biomass and forest soil fractions. Global change biology 21 473-486, doi:10.1111/gcb.12666

Hao Y.Q., Brockhurst M.A., Petchey O.L. and Zhang Q.G. (2015) Evolutionary rescue can be impeded by temporary environmental amelioration. Ecology letters 18 892-898, doi:10.1111/ele.12465

Karbin S., Guillet C., Kammann C.I. and Niklaus P.A. (2015) Effects of Long-Term CO2 Enrichment on Soil-Atmosphere CH4 Fluxes and the Spatial Micro-Distribution of Methanotrophic Bacteria. PloS one 10 e0131665, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131665

Karbin S., Hagedorn F., Dawes M.A. and Niklaus P.A. (2015) Treeline soil warming does not affect soil methane fluxes and the spatial micro-distribution of methanotrophic bacteria. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 86 164-171 doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.03.022

Keil D., Niklaus P.A., von Riedmatten L.R., Boeddinghaus R.S., Dormann C.F., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Kandeler E. and Marhan S. (2015) Effects of warming and drought on potential N2O emissions and denitrifying bacteria abundance in grasslands with different land-use. FEMS microbiology ecology 91 fiv066 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiv066

Leiterer R., Furrer R., Schaepman M.E. and Morsdorf F. (2015) Forest canopy-structure characterization: A data-driven approach. Forest Ecology and Management 358 48-61 doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2015.09.003

Leuzinger S., Fatichi S., Cusens J., Niklaus P.A. and Körner C. (2015) The ‘island effect’in terrestrial global change experiments: a problem with no solution? AoB Plants plv092 doi:10.1093/aobpla/plv092

Myers-Smith I.H., Elmendorf S.C., Beck P.S.A., Wilmking M., Hallinger, M., Blok D., Tape K.D., Rayback S.A., Macias-Fauria M., Forbe, B.C., Speed J.D.M., Boulanger-Lapointe N., Rixen C., Levesque E., Schmidt N.M., Baittinger C., Trant A.J., Hermanutz L., Collier L.S., Dawes M.A., Lantz T.C., Weijers S., Jorgensen R.H., Buchwal A., Buras A., Naito A.T., Ravolainen V., Schaepman-Strub G., Wheeler J.A., Wipf S., Guay K.C., Hik D.S., Vellend M. (2015) Climate sensitivity of shrub growth across the tundra biome. Nature Climate Change 5 887-891 doi: 10.1038/nclimate2697

Oliver T.H., Heard M.S., Isaac N.J.B., Roy D.B., Procter D., Eigenbrod F., Freckleton R., Hector A. ,Orme C.D.L., Petchey O.L., Proença V., Raffaelli D., Suttle K.B., Mace G.M:, Martín-López B., Woodcock B.A. and Bullock J. M (2015) Biodiversity and resilience of ecosystem functions. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 1993 1–12 doi:10.1016/j.tree.2015.08.009

Park H., Jeong S.J., Ho C.H., Kim J., Brown M.E. and Schaepman M.E. (2015) Nonlinear response of vegetation green-up to local temperature variations in temperate and boreal forests in the Northern Hemisphere. Remote Sensing of Environment 165 100-108 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.04.030

Petchey O.L., Pontarp M., Massie T.M., Kéfi S., Ozgul A., Weilenmann M., Palamara G.M., Altermatt F., Matthews B., Levine J.M., Childs D.Z., McGill B.J., Schaepman M.E.Schmid B., Spaak P., Beckerman A.P., Pennekamp F. and Pearse, I.S. (2015) The Ecological Forecast Horizon, and examples of its uses and determinants. Ecology letters 18 597-611 doi:10.1111/ele.12443

Petrillo M., Cherubini P., Sartori G., Abiven S., Ascher J., Bertoldi D., Camin F., Barbero A., Larcher R. and Egli M. (2015) Decomposition of Norway spruce and European larch coarse woody debris (CWD) in relation to different elevation and exposure in an Alpine setting. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 9 154-164 doi:10.3832/ifor1591-008

Pignatello J.J., Uchimiya M., Abiven S. and Schmidt M.W.I. (2015) Evolution of biochar properties in soil. In: Lehmann, Johannes; Joseph, Stephen. Biochar for Environmental Management: Science, Technology and Implementation, Abingdon (UK), doi: ISBN 978-0-415-70415-1.

Schaepman M.E., Jehle M., Hueni A., D'Odorico P., Damm, A., Weyermann J., Schneider F.D., Laurent V., Popp C., Seidel F.C, Lenhard K., Gege P., Küchler C., Brazile J., Kohler P., De Vos L., Meuleman K., Meynart R., Schläpfer D., Kneubühler M. and Itten, K. I. (2015) Advanced radiometry measurements and Earth science applications with the Airborne Prism Experiment (APEX). Remote Sensing of Environment 158 207-219 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.11.014

Schweiger A.K., Risch A.C., Damm A., Kneubühler M., Haller R., Schaepman M.E. and Schütz M. (2015) Using imaging spectroscopy to predict above-ground plant biomass in alpine grasslands grazed by large ungulates. Journal of Vegetation Science 26 175-190 doi:10.1111/jvs.12214

Schweiger A.K., Schütz M., Anderwald P., Schaepman M.E., Kneubühler, M., Haller R. and Risch A. C. (2015) Foraging ecology of three sympatric ungulate species–Behavioural and resource maps indicate differences between chamois, ibex and red deer. Movement Ecology 3 1-12 doi:10.1186/s40462-015-0033-x

Seitz S., Goebes P., Zumstein P., Assmann T., Kühn, P., Niklaus P.A., Schuldt A. and Scholten, T. (2015) The influence of leaf litter diversity and soil fauna on initial soil erosion in subtropical forests. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 40 1439–1447 doi:10.1002/esp.3726

Skidmore A.K., Pettorelli N., Coops N.C., Geller G.N., Hansen M., Lucas R., Mücher C.A., O’Connor B., Paganini M., Pereira H.M., Schaepman M.E., Turner W., Wang T. and Wegmann M. (2015) Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space. Nature 523 403–405 doi:10.1038/523403a

Strecker T., Barnard R.L., Niklaus P.A., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Weigelt A., Scheu S. and Eisenhauer N. (2015) Effects of Plant Diversity, Functional Group Composition, and Fertilization on Soil Microbial Properties in Experimental Grassland. PloS one 10 e0125678 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125678

Studer M.S., Siegwolf R.T.W., Leuenberger M. and Abiven S. (2015) Multi-isotope labelling of organic matter by diffusion of 2H/18O-H2O vapour and 13C-CO2 into the leaves and its distribution within the plant. Biogeosciences 12 1865-1879 doi:10.5194/bg-12-1865-20158

Takeuchi Y., Chaffron S., Salcher M.M., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Kobayashi M. J., Diway B., von Mering C., Pernthaler J. and Shimizu K.K. (2015) Bacterial diversity and composition in the fluid of pitcher plants of the genus Nepenthes. Systematic and applied microbiology 38 330-339 doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2015.05.006

Torn M.S., Chabbi A., Crill P., Hanson P.J., Janssens I.A., Luo Y. Pries C. H., Rumpe C., Schmidt M.W.I., Six J., Schrumpf M. and Zhu B. (2015) A call for international soil experiment networks for studying, predicting, and managing global change impacts. SOIL Discussions 2 133-151 doi:10.5194/soild-2-133-2015

Wiedemeier D.B., Abiven S., Hockaday W.C., Keiluweit M., Kleber M., Masiello C.A., McBeath A.V., Nico P.S., Pyle L.A., Schneider M.P.W., Smernik R.J., Wiesenberg G.L.B. and Schmidt M.W.I. (2015) Aromaticity and degree of aromatic condensation of char. Organic Geochemistry 78 135-143 doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.10.002


Abiven S., Schmidt M.W.I. and Lehmann J. (2014) Biochar by design. Nature Geoscience 7 326-327 doi:10.1038/ngeo2154

Backhaus N., Rupfm R. (2014) In Wissen schaffen: Eine Synthese über 100 Jahre Forschung im Nationalpark   (B. Baur & T. Scheurer (Eds.))

Budai A., Wang L., Gronli M., Strand L.T., Antal M.J., Abiven S., Dieguez-Alonso A., Anca-Couce A., Rasse D.P. (2014) Surface properties and chemical composition of corncob and miscanthus biochars: effects of production temperature and method. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 62 3791-3799 doi:10.1021/jf501139f

Budishchev A., Mi Y., van Huissteden J., Belelli-Marchesini L., Schaepman-Strub G., Parmentier F.J.W., Fratini G., Gallagher A., Maximov T.C. and Dolman A. J. (2014) Evaluation of a plot-scale methane emission model using eddy covariance observations and footprint modelling. Biogeosciences 11 4651-4664 doi:10.5194/bg-11-4651-2014

Damm A., Guanter L., Laurent V.C.E., Schaepman M.E., Schickling A. and Rascherd U. (2014) FLD-based retrieval of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence from medium spectral resolution airborne spectroscopy data. Remote Sensing of Environment 147 256-266 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.03.009

Diek S., de Jong R., Braun D., Böhler J. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Deriving soil function maps to assess related ecosystem services using imaging spectroscopy in the Lyss agricultural area, Switzerland. 

D'Odorico P., Gonsamo A., Pinty B., Gobron N., Coops N., Mendez E. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Intercomparison of fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation products derived from satellite data over Europe. Remote Sensing of Environment 142 141-154 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.12.005

Evangelou M.W.H., Brem A., Ugolini F., Abiven S. and Schulin, R. (2014) Soil application of biochar produced from biomass grown on trace element contaminated land. Journal of environmental management 146 100-106 doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2014.07.046

Garonna I., Jong R., de Wit A. J. W., Mücher C. A., Schmid B. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Strong contribution of autumn phenology to changes in satellite-derived growing season length estimates across Europe (1982–2011). Global Change Biology 20 3457-3470 doi:10.1111/gcb.12625

Homolová L., Schaepman M.E., Lamarque P., Clevers J.G.P.W., de Bello F., Thuiller W. and Lavore S. (2014) Comparison of remote sensing and plant trait-based modelling to predict ecosystem services in subalpine grasslands. Ecosphere 5 1-29, doi:10.1890/ES13-00393.1

Joerg P.C., Weyermann J. R., Morsdorf F., Zemp M. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts.  3401.

Juszak I., Erb A.M., Maximov T.C. and Schaepman-Strub G. (2014) Arctic shrub effects on NDVI, summer albedo and soil shading. Remote Sensing of Environment 153 79-89 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.021

Hueni A., Schlaepfer D., Jehle M. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Impacts of dichroic prism coatings on radiometry of the airborne imaging spectrometer APEX. Applied optics 53 5344-5352 doi:10.1364/AO.53.005344

Kneubuhler M., Damm A., Schweiger A.K., Risch A.C., Schutz M. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Continuous Fields From Imaging Spectrometer Data for Ecosystem Parameter Mapping and Their Potential for Animal Habitat Assessment in Alpine Regions. Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Journal of IEEE 7 2600-2610 doi:10.1109/jstars.2014.2323574

Krafft T., Piasecki M., Schaepman M.E. and Asrar G. (2014) Correction: Editorial. Earth Perspectives 1 25 doi:10.1186/2194-6434-1-1

Krafft T., Piasecki M., and Schaepman M.E. and Asrar G. (2014) Editorial. Earth Perspectives 1 25 doi:10.1186/2194-6434-1-25

Laurent V.C.E., Schaepman M.E., Verhoef W., Weyermann J. and Chavez R. O. (2014) Bayesian object-based estimation of LAI and chlorophyll from a simulated Sentinel-2 top-of-atmosphere radiance image. Remote Sensing of Environment 140 318-329 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.09.005

Maestrini B.Abiven S., Singh N. , Bird J., Torn M.S., and Schmidt M.W.I. (2014) Carbon losses from pyrolysed and original wood in a forest soil under natural and increased N deposition. Biogeosciences 11 5199-5213 doi:10.5194/bg-11-5199-2014

Maestrini B., Herrmann A.M., Nannipieri P., Schmidt M.W.I. and Abiven S. (2014) Ryegrass-derived pyrogenic organic matter changes organic carbon and nitrogen mineralization in a temperate forest soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 69 291-301 doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.11.013

Maestrini B., Nannipieri P. and Abiven S. (2014) A meta-analysis on pyrogenic organic matter induced priming effect. GCB Bioenergy 7 577-590 doi:10.1111/gcbb.12194

Miyazaki Y., Maruyama Y., Chiba Y., Kobayashi M.J., Joseph B., Shimizu K.K., Mochida K., Hiura T., Kon H. and Satake A. (2014) Nitrogen as a key regulator of flowering in Fagus crenata: understanding the physiological mechanism of masting by gene expression analysis. Ecology Letters 17 1299-1309 doi:10.1111/ele.12338

Moeser D., Roubinek J., Schleppi P., Morsdorf F. and Jonas T. (2014) Canopy closure, LAI and radiation transfer from airborne LiDAR synthetic images. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 197 158-168 doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.06.008

O'Brien M.J., Burslem D.F., Caduff A., Tay J. and Hector A. (2014) Contrasting nonstructural carbohydrate dynamics of tropical tree seedlings under water deficit and variability. New Phytologist 205 1083-1094 doi:10.1111/nph.13134

O'Brien, M.J., Leuzinger S., Philipson C.D., Tay J. and Hector A. (2014) Drought survival of tropical tree seedlings enhanced by non-structural carbohydrate levels. Nature Clim. Change 4 710-714 doi:10.1038/NCLIMATE2281

Philipson C.D., Dent D.H., O'Brien M.J., Chamagne J., Dzulkifli D., Nilus R., Philips S., Reynolds G., Saner P. and Hector A. (2014) A trait-based trade-off between growth and mortality: evidence from 15 tropical tree species using size-specific relative growth rates. Ecology and Evolution 4 3675-3688 doi:10.1002/ece3.1186

Pottier J., Malenovský Z., Psomas A., Homolová L., Schaepman M.E., Choler P., Thuiller W., Guisan A. and Zimmermann N.E. (2014) Modelling plant species distribution in alpine grasslands using airborne imaging spectroscopy Biology Letters 10 20140347 doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0347

Schmidt H.-P., Kammann C., Niggli C., Evangelou M.W.H., Mackie K.A. and Abiven S. (2014) Biochar and biochar-compost as soil amendments to a vineyard soil: Influences on plant growth, nutrient uptake, plant health and grape quality. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 191 117-123 doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2014.04.001

Schneider F.D., Leiterer R., Morsdorf F., Gastellu-Etchegorry J.P., Lauret N., Pfeifer N. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Simulating imaging spectrometer data: 3D forest modeling based on LiDAR and in situ data. Remote Sensing of Environment 152 235-250 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.06.015

Singh N., Abiven S., Maestrini B., Bird J.A., Torn M.S. and Schmidt M.W.I. (2014) Transformation and stabilization of pyrogenic organic matter in a temperate forest field experiment. Global Change Biology 20 1629-1642 doi: 10.1111/gcb.12459

Studer M.S., Siegwolf R.T.W. and Abiven S. (2014) Carbon transfer, partitioning and residence time in the plant-soil system: a comparison of two 13CO2 labelling techniques. Biogeosciences 11 1637-1648 doi:10.5194/bg-11-1637-2014

Torabzadeh H., Morsdorf F. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Fusion of imaging spectroscopy and airborne laser scanning data for characterization of forest ecosystems ‚Äì A review. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 97 25-35 doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.08.001

Weyermann J., Damm A., Kneubuhler M. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Correction of Reflectance Anisotropy Effects of Vegetation on Airborne Spectroscopy Data and Derived Products. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on 52 616-627 doi:10.1109/tgrs.2013.2242898

Yanez-Rausell L., Malenovsky Z., Clevers J.G.P.W. and Schaepman M.E. (2014) Minimizing Measurement Uncertainties of Coniferous Needle-Leaf Optical Properties. Part II: Experimental Setup and Error Analysis. SelectedTopics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing IEEE Journal of 7 406-420 doi:10.1109/jstars.2013.2292817

Yanez-Rausell L., Schaepman M.E., Clevers J.G.P.W. and& Malenovsky Z. (2014) Minimizing Measurement Uncertainties of Coniferous Needle-Leaf Optical Properties, Part I: Methodological Review. Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Journal of IEEE 7 399-405 doi:10.1109/jstars.2013.2272890

Zellweger F., Morsdorf F., Purves R., Braunisch V. and Bollmann K. (2014) Improved methods for measuring forest landscape structure: LiDAR complements field-based habitat assessment. Biodivers Conserv 23 289-307 doi:10.1007/s10531.013.0600.7

Zuppinger-Dingley D., Schmid B., Petermann J. S., Yadav V., De Deyn G. B., and Flynn D. F. (2014) Selection for niche differentiation in plant communities increases biodiversity effects. Nature 515 108-111 doi:10.1038/nature13869


Coops N. C., Morsdorf F., Schaepman M.E. and Zimmermann N.E. (2013) Characterization of an alpine tree line using airborne LiDAR data and physiological modeling. Global Change Biology 19 3808-3821 doi:10.1111/gcb.12319

de Jong R., Schaepman M.E.Furrer R., de Bruin S. & Verburg P. H. (2013) Spatial relationship between climatologies and changes in global vegetation activity. Global Change Biology 19 1953-1964 doi:10.1111/gcb.12193

de Jong R., Verbesselt J., Zeileis A. and Schaepman M.E. (2013) Shifts in Global Vegetation Activity Trends. Remote Sensing 5 1117-1133 doi:10.3390/rs5031117

Kobayashi M.J., Takeuchi Y., Kenta T., Kume T., Diway B. and Shimizu K.K. (2013) Mass flowering of the tropical tree Shorea beccariana was preceded by expression changes in flowering and drought-responsive genes. Molecular ecology 22 4767-4782 doi:10.1111/mec.12344

Kobayashi M.J. and Shimizu K.K. (2013) Challenges in studies on flowering time: interfaces between phenological research and the molecular network of flowering genes. Ecological Research 28 161-17 doi:10.1007/s11284-011-0835-2