Current Publications

Barbour, M. A., Kliebenstein, D. J., & Bascompte, J. (2022). A keystone gene underlies the persistence of an experimental food web. Science, 376(6588), 70–73.

Blackman, R. C., Brantschen, J., Walser, J., Wüthrich, R., & Altermatt, F. (2022). Monitoring invasive alien macroinvertebrate species with environmental DNA. River Research and Applications, rra.3947. [OA]

Blackman, R. C., Ho, H.-C., Walser, J.-C., & Altermatt, F. (2022). Spatio-temporal patterns of multi-trophic biodiversity and food-web characteristics uncovered across a river catchment using environmental DNA. Communications Biology, 5(1), 259. [OA]

Brantschen, J., Pellissier, L., Walser, J., & Altermatt, F. (2022). Evaluation of primer pairs for eDNA‐based assessment of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera across a biogeographically diverse region. Environmental DNA, edn3.342.

Borko, Š., Altermatt, F., Zagmajster, M., & Fišer, C. (2022). A hotspot of groundwater amphipod diversity on a crossroad of evolutionary radiations. Diversity and Distributions, ddi.13500. [OA]

Brosse, M., Benateau, S., Gaudard, A., Stamm, C., & Altermatt, F. (2022). The importance of indirect effects of climate change adaptations on alpine and pre‐alpine freshwater systems. Ecological Solutions and Evidence, 3(1). [OA]

Büscher, B., Massarella, K., Coates, R., Deutsch, S., Dressler, W., Fletcher, R., Immovilli, M., & Koot, S. (2022). The Convivial Conservation Imperative: Exploring “Biodiversity Impact Chains” to Support Structural Transformation. In I. J. Visseren-Hamakers & M. T. J. Kok (Eds.), Transforming Biodiversity Governance (1st ed., pp. 244–263). Cambridge University Press. [OA]

Cavender‐Bares, J., Schweiger, A. K., Gamon, J. A., Gholizadeh, H., Helzer, K., Lapadat, C., Madritch, M. D., Townsend, P. A., Wang, Z., & Hobbie, S. E. (2022). Remotely detected aboveground plant function predicts belowground processes in two prairie diversity experiments. Ecological Monographs, 92(1). [OA]

Constance, A., Oehri, J., Bunbury, N., Wiesenberg, G. L. B., Pennekamp, F., A’Bear, L., Fleischer-Dogley, F., & Schaepman-Strub, G. (2022). Soil nutrient content and water level variation drive mangrove forest aboveground biomass in the lagoonal ecosystem of Aldabra Atoll. Ecological Indicators, 143, 109292.

Deplazes-Zemp, A. (2022). Are People Part of Nature? Yes And No: A Perspectival Account of the Concept of "Nature’. Environmental Ethics.

Fischer, H., Chanteloup, L., Csonka, Y., Holm, P., Jaccard, S., Schaepman-Strub, G., Schmale, J., & Vieli, A. (2022). Die Arktis unter Druck Menschgemachter Wandel in der Arktis und die Rolle der Schweiz. Swiss Academies Report 17(4).

Gawecka, K. A., Pedraza, F., & Bascompte, J. (2022). Effects of habitat destruction on coevolving metacommunities. Ecology Letters, 25(12), 2597–2610.

Govaert, L., Pantel, J. H., & De Meester, L. (2022). Quantifying eco‐evolutionary contributions to trait divergence in spatially structured systems. Ecological Monographs.

Gupta, A., Furrer, R., & Petchey, O. L. (2022). Simultaneously estimating food web connectance and structure with uncertainty. Ecology and Evolution, 12(3). [OA]

Haverkamp, P. J., Bysykatova-Harmey, I., Germogenov, N., & Schaepman-Strub, G. (2022). Increasing Arctic Tundra Flooding Threatens Wildlife Habitat and Survival: Impacts on the Critically Endangered Siberian Crane (Grus leucogeranus). Frontiers in Conservation Science, 3, 799998. [OA]

Ho, H.-C., Brodersen, J., Gossner, M. M., Graham, C. H., Kaeser, S., Reji Chacko, M., Seehausen, O., Zimmermann, N. E., Pellissier, L., & Altermatt, F. (2022). Blue and green food webs respond differently to elevation and land use. Nature Communications, 13(1), 6415.

Holenstein, K., Harvey, E., & Altermatt, F. (2022). Patch size distribution affects species invasion dynamics in dendritic networks. Oikos, 2022(1), oik.08679. [OA]

Hong, P., Schmid, B., De Laender, F., Eisenhauer, N., Zhang, X., Chen, H., Craven, D., De Boeck, H. J., Hautier, Y., Petchey, O. L., Reich, P. B., Steudel, B., Striebel, M., Thakur, M. P., & Wang, S. (2022). Biodiversity promotes ecosystem functioning despite environmental change. Ecology Letters, 25(2), 555–569. [OA]

Joswig, J.S., Wirth, C., Schuman, M.C., Kattge, J., Reu, B., Wright, I.J., Sippel, S.D., Rüger, N., Richter, R., Schaepman, M.E., van Bodegom, P.M., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Díaz, S., Hattingh, W.N., Kramer, K., Lens, F., Niinemets, Ü., Reich, P.B., Reichstein, M., Römermann, C., Schrodt, F., Anand, M., Bahn, M., Byun, C., Campetella, G., Cerabolini, B.E.L., Craine, J.M., Gonzalez-Melo, A., Gutiérrez, A.G., He, T., Higuchi, P., Jactel, H., Kraft, N.J.B., Minden, V., Onipchenko, V., Peñuelas, J., Pillar, V.D., Sosinski, Ê., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Weiher, E., & Mahecha, M.D. (2022). Climatic and soil factors explain the two-dimensional spectrum of global plant trait variation. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 6(1), 36–50. [OA]

Kothari, S., & Schweiger, A. K. (2022). Plant spectra as integrative measures of plant phenotypes. Journal of Ecology, 1365-2745.13972.

Keck, F., Blackman, R. C., Bossart, R., Brantschen, J., Couton, M., Hürlemann, S., Kirschner, D., Locher, N., Zhang, H., & Altermatt, F. (2022). Meta‐analysis shows both congruence and complementarity of DNA and eDNA metabarcoding to traditional methods for biological community assessment. Molecular Ecology, 31(6), 1820–1835.

Keller, R., Clivaz, M., Backhaus, N., Reynard, E., Lehmann, P. & Schüpbach, U. (2022). Leistungen von Landschaften fassbar machen. Swiss Academies Factsheet, 17(1):1-7. [OA]

Keune, H., Immovilli, M., Keller, R., Maynard, S., McElwee, P., Molnár, Z., Olsson, G. A., Payyappallimana, U., Schneiders, A., Schoolenberg, M., Subramanian, S. M., & Reeth, W. V. (2022). Defining Nature. In I. J. Visseren-Hamakers & M. T. J. Kok (Eds.), Transforming Biodiversity Governance (1st ed., pp. 25–42). Cambridge University Press. [OA]

Kim, J.-S., Kug, J.-S., Jeong, S., Yoon, J.-H., Zeng, N., Hong, J., Jeong, J.-H., Zhao, Y., Chen, X., Williams, M., Ichii, K., & Schaepman-Strub, G. (2022). Arctic warming-induced cold damage to East Asian terrestrial ecosystems. Communications Earth & Environment, 3(1), 16.

Lanthemann, L., & van Moorsel, S. J. (2022). Species interactions in three Lemnaceae species growing along a gradient of zinc pollution. Ecology and Evolution, 12(2). [OA]

Leadley, P., Gonzalez, A., Obura, D., Krug, C. B., Londoño-Murcia, M. C., Millette, K. L., Radulovici, A., Rankovic, A., Shannon, L. J., Archer, E., Armah, F. A., Bax, N., Chaudhari, K., Costello, M. J., Dávalos, L. M., Roque, F. de O., DeClerck, F., Dee, L. E., Essl, F., … Xu, J. (2022). Achieving global biodiversity goals by 2050 requires urgent and integrated actions. One Earth, 5(6), 597–603.

Li, F., Zhang, Y., Altermatt, F., Zhang, X., Cai, Y., & Yang, Z. (2022). Gap analysis for DNA-based biomonitoring of aquatic ecosystems in China. Ecological Indicators, 137, 108732. [OA]

Li, J., Kug, J.-S., Park, S., Zhai, P., Huang, M., & Kim, J.-S. (2022). Distinct magnitude asymmetries of daily extreme anomalies in gross primary productivity between forests and non-forests. Climate Dynamics.

Michel, A. H., Pleger, L. E., von Atzigen, A., Bosello, O., Sager, F., Hunziker, M., Graefe, O., Siegrist, D., & Backhaus, N. (2022). The Role of Trust in the Participatory Establishment of Protected Areas—Lessons Learnt from a Failed National Park Project in Switzerland. Society & Natural Resources, 35(5), 487–505.

Parreño, M. A., Petchey, S., Chapman, M., Altermatt, F., Backhaus, N., Deplazes-Zemp, A., Horgan, K., Niklaus, P. A., Mihaljević, M., Pennekamp, F., Santos, M. J., Schaepman, M., Schmid, B., Weber de Melo, V., Zuppinger-Dingley, D., & Petchey, O. L. (2022). How puzzles are shaping our understanding of biodiversity: A call for more research into biodiversity representation in educational games. GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 31(3), 139–145.

Plekhanova, E., Kim, J.-S., Oehri, J., Erb, A., Schaaf, C., & Schaepman-Strub, G. (2022). Mid-summer snow-free albedo across the Arctic tundra was mostly stable or increased over the past two decades. Environmental Research Letters.

Oehri, J., Schaepman-Strub, G., Kim, J.-S., Grysko, R., Kropp, H., Grünberg, I., Zemlianskii, V., Sonnentag, O., Euskirchen, E. S., Reji Chacko, M., Muscari, G., Blanken, P. D., Dean, J. F., di Sarra, A., Harding, R. J., Sobota, I., Kutzbach, L., Plekhanova, E., Riihelä, A., … Chambers, S. D. (2022). Vegetation type is an important predictor of the arctic summer land surface energy budget. Nature Communications, 13(1), 6379.

Reader, M. O., Eppinga, M. B., de Boer, H. J., Damm, A., Petchey, O. L., & Santos, M. J. (2022). The relationship between ecosystem services and human modification displays decoupling across global delta systems. Communications Earth & Environment, 3(1), 102.[OA]

Risch, A. C., Page-Dumroese, D. S., Schweiger, A. K., Beattie, J. R., Curran, M. P., Finér, L., Hyslop, M. D., Liu, Y., Schütz, M., Terry, T. A., Wang, W., & Jurgensen, M. F. (2022). Controls of Initial Wood Decomposition on and in Forest Soils Using Standard Material. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 5, 829810. [OA]

Rossi, C., Kneubühler, M., Schütz, M., Schaepman, M. E., Haller, R. M., & Risch, A. C. (2022). Spatial resolution, spectral metrics and biomass are key aspects in estimating plant species richness from spectral diversity in species‐rich grasslands. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 8(3), 297–314. [OA]

Sapes, G., Lapadat, C., Schweiger, A. K., Juzwik, J., Montgomery, R., Gholizadeh, H., Townsend, P. A., Gamon, J. A., & Cavender-Bares, J. (2022). Canopy spectral reflectance detects oak wilt at the landscape scale using phylogenetic discrimination. Remote Sensing of Environment, 273, 112961.

Schweiger, A.K. & Laliberté, E. (2022). Plant beta-diversity across biomes captured by imaging spectroscopy. Nature Communications, 13:2767. [OA]

van Moorsel, S. J. (2022). The importance of ecotype diversity on duckweed growth with and without salt stress. Journal of Plant Ecology, rtac054. [OA]

van ’t Veen, H., Vyamana, V. G., & Santos, M. J. (2021). Forest governance and development effects on tropical charcoal production and deforestation. Environmental Research Letters 17, 0204040. [OA]

Vogel, J. (2022) Druck auf unser Ökosystem. Technische Rundschau, 11/2022, 44–45.

Zhao, Y., Chen, X., Kim, J., & Williams, M. (2022). Effects of temperature and precipitation on litterfall phenology in four evergreen broad‐leaved forests of southern China. Biotropica, btp.13094.