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Blackman, R. C., Walser, J., Rüber, L., Brantschen, J., Villalba, S., Brodersen, J., Seehausen, O., & Altermatt, F. (2023). General principles for assignments of communities from eDNA: Open versus closed taxonomic databases. Environmental DNA, 5(2), 326–342.

Cereghetti, E., & Altermatt, F. (2023). Spatiotemporal dynamics in freshwater amphipod assemblages are associated with surrounding terrestrial land use type. Ecosphere, 14(3), e4469.

Chapman, M., & Deplazes‐Zemp, A. (2023). ‘I owe it to the animals’: The bidirectionality of Swiss alpine farmers’ relational values. People and Nature, 5(1), 147–161.

Chapman, M., Eppinga, M. B., De Scisciolo, T., & Mijts, E. N. (2023). Pre-University engagement and education for sustainable development in Aruba: The Academic Foundation Year. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Czyż, E. A., Schmid, B., Hueni, A., Eppinga, M. B., Schuman, M. C., Schneider, F. D., Guillén-Escribà, C., & Schaepman, M. E. (2023). Genetic constraints on temporal variation of airborne reflectance spectra and their uncertainties over a temperate forest. Remote Sensing of Environment, 284, 113338.

Deutsch, S., Keller, R., Krug, C. B., & Michel, A. H. (2023). Transdisciplinary transformative change: An analysis of some best practices and barriers, and the potential of critical social science in getting us there. Biodiversity and Conservation.

D’Odorico, P., Schuman, M. C., Kurz, M., & Csilléry, K. (2023). Discerning Oriental from European beech by leaf spectroscopy: Operational and physiological implications. Forest Ecology and Management, 541, 121056.

García Criado, M., Myers-Smith, I. H., Bjorkman, A. D., Normand, S., Blach-Overgaard, A., Thomas, H. J. D., Eskelinen, A., Happonen, K., Alatalo, J. M., Anadon-Rosell, A., Aubin, I., Te Beest, M., Betway-May, K. R., Blok, D., Buras, A., Cerabolini, B. E. L., Christie, K., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Forbes, B. C., […], Iturrate-Garcia, M., […], Schaepman-Strub, G., … Virkkala, A.-M. (2023). Plant traits poorly predict winner and loser shrub species in a warming tundra biome. Nature Communications, 14(1), 3837.

Gonzalez, A., Vihervaara, P., Balvanera, P., Bates, A. E., Bayraktarov, E., Bellingham, P. J., Bruder, A., Campbell, J., Catchen, M. D., Cavender-Bares, J., Chase, J., Coops, N., Costello, M. J., Dornelas, M., Dubois, G., Duffy, E. J., Eggermont, H., Fernandez, N., Ferrier, S., […], Krug, C.B., […], Schaepman-Strub, G., … Wright, E. (2023). A global biodiversity observing system to unite monitoring and guide action. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Gupta, A., Figueroa H., D., O’Gorman, E., Jones, I., Woodward, G., & Petchey, O. L. (2023). How many predator guts are required to predict trophic interactions? Food Webs, 34, e00269.

Joswig, J. S., Kattge, J., Kraemer, G., Mahecha, M. D., Rüger, N., Schaepman, M. E., Schrodt, F., & Schuman, M. C. (2023). Imputing missing data in plant traits: A guide to improve gap‐filling. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 32(8), 1395–1408.

Keck, F., & Altermatt, F. (2023). Management of DNA reference libraries for barcoding and metabarcoding studies with the R package refdb. Molecular Ecology Resources, 23(2), 511–518.

Keck, F., Couton, M., & Altermatt, F. (2023). Navigating the seven challenges of taxonomic reference databases in metabarcoding analyses. Molecular Ecology Resources, 23(4), 742–755.

Komossa, F., Mariño, D., Michel, A. H., & Purves, R. S. (2023). Find the one you like! Profiling Swiss parks with user generated content. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 100673.

Le Moigne, A., Randegger, F., Gupta, A., Petchey, O. L., & Pernthaler, J. (2023). Stochasticity causes high β‐diversity and functional divergence of bacterial assemblages in closed systems. Ecology, 104(4), e4005.

Martini, J., Walther, F., Schenekar, T., Birnstiel, E., Wüthrich, R., Oester, R., Schindelegger, B., Schwingshackl, T., Wilfling, O., Altermatt, F., Talluto, M. V., Singer, G., & Vitecek, S. (2023). The last hideout: Abundance patterns of the not‐quite‐yet extinct mayfly Prosopistoma pennigerum in the Albanian Vjosa River network. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 16(2), 285–297.

Miura, T., Tokumoto, Y., Shin, N., Shimizu, K. K., Pungga, R. A. S., & Ichie, T. (2023). Utility of commercial high‐resolution satellite imagery for monitoring general flowering in Sarawak, Borneo. Ecological Research, 1440-1703.12382.

Oester, R., Dos Reis Oliveira, P. C., Moretti, M. S., Altermatt, F., & Bruder, A. (2023). Leaf-associated macroinvertebrate assemblage and leaf litter breakdown in headwater streams depend on local riparian vegetation. Hydrobiologia, 850(15), 3359–3374.

Reader, M. O., Eppinga, M. B., de Boer, H. J., Damm, A., Petchey, O. L., & Santos, M. J. (2023). Biodiversity mediates relationships between anthropogenic drivers and ecosystem services across global mountain, island and delta systems. Global Environmental Change, 78, 102612.

Reji Chacko, M., Oehri, J., Plekhanova, E., & Schaepman-Strub, G. (2023). Will current protected areas harbor refugia for threatened Arctic vegetation types until 2050? A first assessment. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 55(1), 2203478.

Sato, Y., Takahashi, Y., Xu, C., & Shimizu, K. K. (2023). Detecting frequency-dependent selection through the effects of genotype similarity on fitness components. Evolution, qpad028.

Schuman, M. C. (2023). Where, When, and Why Do Plant Volatiles Mediate Ecological Signaling? The Answer Is Blowing in the Wind. Annual Review of Plant Biology, 74(1), 609–633.

Shimizu-Inatsugi, R., Morishima, A., Mourato, B., Shimizu, K. K., & Sato, Y. (2023). Phenotypic variation of a new synthetic allotetraploid Arabidopsis kamchatica enhanced in natural environment. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 1058522.

Staddon, S., Byg, A., Chapman, M., Fish, R., Hague, A., & Horgan, K. (2023). The value of listening and listening for values in conservation. People and Nature, 5(2), 343–356.

Stefanini, C., Csilléry, K., Ulaszewski, B., Burczyk, J., Schaepman, M. E., & Schuman, M. C. (2023). A novel synthesis of two decades of microsatellite studies on European beech reveals decreasing genetic diversity from glacial refugia. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 19(1), 3.

Xu, C., Sato, Y., Yamazaki, M., Brasser, M., Barbour, M. A., Bascompte, J., & Shimizu, K. K. (2023). Genome-wide association study of aphid abundance highlights a locus affecting plant growth and flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana. Royal Society Open Science, 10(8), 230399.

Zemlianskii, V., Ermokhina, K., Schaepman‐Strub, G., Matveyeva, N., Troeva, E., Lavrinenko, I., Telyatnikov, M., Pospelov, I., Koroleva, N., Leonova, N., Khitun, O., Walker, D., Breen, A., Kadetov, N., Lavrinenko, O., Ivleva, T., Kholod, S., Petrzhik, N., Gunin, Y., … Plekhanova, E. (2023). Russian Arctic Vegetation Archive—A new database of plant community composition and environmental conditions. Global Ecology and Biogeography, geb.13724.

Zhang, H., Mächler, E., Morsdorf, F., Niklaus, P. A., Schaepman, M. E., & Altermatt, F. (2023). A spatial fingerprint of land-water linkage of biodiversity uncovered by remote sensing and environmental DNA. Science of The Total Environment, 867, 161365.

Zosso, C. U., Ofiti, N. O. E., Torn, M. S., Wiesenberg, G. L. B., & Schmidt, M. W. I. (2023). Rapid loss of complex polymers and pyrogenic carbon in subsoils under whole-soil warming. Nature Geoscience, 16(4), 344–348.

Zu, P., García‐García, R., Schuman, M. C., Saavedra, S., & Melián, C. J. (2023). Plant–insect chemical communication in ecological communities: An information theory perspective. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 61(3), 445–453.

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