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Aasen, H., van Wittenberge, S., Medina, S.N., Damm, A., Goulas, Y., Wieneke, S., Hueni, A., Malenovsky, Z., Alonso, L., Pacheco-Labrador, J., Cendrero-Mateo, M.P., Tomelleri, E., Burkart, A., Cogliati, S., Rascher U. & MacArthur A. (2019) Sun-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence II: Review of Passive Measurement Setups, Protocols, and Their Application at the Leaf to Canopy Level. Remote Sensing 11, 927. doi: 10.3390/rs11080927

Barry, K.E., Weigelt, A., van Ruijven, J., Beierkuhnlein, C., Buchmann, N., de Kroon, H., Guimares-Steinicke, C., Isbell, F., Milcu, A., Nesshöver, C., Roscher, C., Sauheitl, L., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., von Felten, S., Mommer, L. (2019) Spatial resource partitioning does not predict enhanced ecosystem functioning: a meta-analysis of grassland biodiversity experiments. Ecology 101 e02905 doi: 10.1002/ecy.2905

Bevilacqua, M., Faouzi, T., Furrer, R. & Porcu, E. (2019) Estimation and prediction using generalized Wendland covariance functions under fixed domain asymptotics. The Annals of Statistics 47, 828–856. doi: 10.1214/17-AOS1652

Blackman, R., Mächler, E., Altermatt, F., Arnold, A., Beja, P., Boets, P., Egeter, B., Elbrecht, V., Filipe, A.F., Jones, J., Macher, J., Majaneva, M., Martins, F., Murria, C., Meissner, K., Pawlowski, J., Schmidt Yanez, P., Zizka, V., Leese, F., Price, B. & Deiner, K. (2019) Advancing the use of molecular methods for routine freshwater macroinvertebrate biomonitoring – the need for calibration experiments. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics 3, 49-57. doi: 10.3897/mbmg.3.34735

Böhler, J. E., Schaepman, M. E. & Kneubühler, M. (2019) Optimal Timing Assessment for Crop Separation Using Multispectral Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Data and Textural Features. Remote Sensing 11, 1780. doi: 10.3390/rs11151780

Bongers, F., Schmid, B., Sun, Z., Li, Y., Härdtle, W., von Oheimb, G., Li, Y., Li, S., Staab, M., Ma, K., Liu, X. (2019) Growth–trait relationships in subtropical forest are stronger at higher diversity. Journal of Ecology 108 256-266. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13242

Braun, D., Jong, R., Schaepman, M.E., Furrer, R., Hein, L., Kienast, F. & Damm, A. (2019) Ecosystem service change caused by climatological and non‐climatological drivers: a Swiss case study. Ecological Applications 29, e01901. doi: 10.1002/eap.1901

Bruelheide, H., Chen, Y., Huang, Y., Ma, K., Niklaus, P.A. & Schmid, B. (2019. Response to Comment on “Impacts of species richness on productivity in a large-scale subtropical forest experiment”. Science 363, eaav9863. doi: 10.1126/science.aav9863

Chapman, M., Satterfield, T. & Chan, K. M. A. (2019) When value conflicts are barriers: Can relational values help explain farmer participation in conservation incentive programs? Land Use Policy 82, 464–475. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.11.017

Daugaard, U., Petchey, O. L. & Pennekamp, F. (2019) Warming can destabilize predator–prey interactions by shifting the functional response from Type III to Type II. Journal of Animal Ecology 88, 1575–1586. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.13053

de Leijster, V., Santos, M.J., Wassen, M.J., Ramos-Font, M.E., Robles, A.B., Diaz, M., Staal, M. & Verweij, P.A. (2019) Agroecological management improves ecosystem services in almond orchards within one year. Ecosystem Services 38, 100948. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.100948

Deplazes-Zemp, A. (2019) Challenges of Justice in the Context of Plant Genetic Resources. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1266. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.01266

Deplazes‐Zemp, A. (2019) A global biodiversity fund to implement distributive justice for genetic resources. Developing World Bioethics 10. doi:10.1111/dewb.12230.

Dinat, D., Echeverri, A., Chapman, M., Karp, D. S. & Satterfield, T. (2019) Eco-xenophobia among rural populations: the Great-tailed Grackle as a contested species in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 24, 332–348. doi: 10.1080/10871209.2019.1614239

Eppinga, M. B., de Scisciolo, T. & Mijts, E. N. (2019) Environmental science education in a small island state: integrating theory and local experience. Environmental Education Research. doi:10.1080/13504622.2018.1552248.

Foerster, S., Guanter, L., Lopez, T., Moreno, J., Rast, M. & Schaepman, M.E. (2019) Guest Editorial: International Space Science Institute (ISSI) Workshop on Space-Borne Imaging Spectroscopy for Exploring the Earth’s Ecosystems. Surveys in Geophysics 40, 297–301. doi: 10.1007/s10712-019-09516-0

Gamon, J. A., Somers, B., Malenovsky, Z., Middleton, E.M., Rascher, U. & Schaepman, M.E. (2019) Assessing Vegetation Function with Imaging Spectroscopy. Surveys in Geophysics 40, 489–513. doi: 10.1007/s10712-019-09511-5

Gerber, F. and Furrer, R. (2019) optimParallel: An R Package Providing a Parallel Version of the L-BFGS-B Optimization Method. The R Journal 11 352–358. doi:10.32614/RJ-2019-030

GFBI consortium et al. (2019) Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Nature 569, 404–408. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1128-0

González-Domínguez, B., Niklaus, P.A., Studer, M.S., Hagedorn, F., Wacker, L., Haghipour, N., Zimmermann, S., Walthert, L., McIntyre, C. & Abiven, S. (2019) Temperature and moisture are minor drivers of regional-scale soil organic carbon dynamics. Scientific Reports 9, 6422. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42629-5

Guo, Y., Schöb, C., Ma, W., Mohammat, A., Liu, H., Yu, S., Jiang, Y., Schmid, B. & Tang, Z. (2019) Increasing water availability and facilitation weaken biodiversity-biomass relationships in shrublands. Ecology 100, e02624. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2624

Hahl T.*, van Moorsel, S.J.*, Schmid M.W., Zuppinger-Dingley D., Schmid B. & Wagg C. (2019) Plant responses to diversity-driven selection and associated rhizosphere microbial communities. Functional Ecology 34 707-722. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.13511

Harvey, E. & Altermatt, F. (2019) Regulation of the functional structure of aquatic communities across spatial scales in a major river network. Ecology 100, e02633. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2633

Heaton, M. J., Datta, A., Finley, A.O., Furrer, R., Guinness, J., Guhaniyogi, R., Gerber, F., Gramacy, R.B., Hammerling, D., Katzfuss, M., Lindgren, F., Nychka, D.W., Sun, F. & Zammit-Mangion, A. (2019) A Case Study Competition Among Methods for Analyzing Large Spatial Data. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics 24, 398–425. doi: 10.1007/s13253-018-00348-w

Hovenden, M. J., Leuzinger, S., Newton, P.C.D., Fletcher, A., Fatichi, S., Lüscher, A., Reich, P.B., Andresen, L.C., Beier, C., Blumenthal, D.M., Chiariello, N.R., Dukes, J.S., Kellner, J., Hofmockel, K., Niklaus, P.A., Song, J., Wan, S., Classen, A.T. & Langley, J.A. (2019) Globally consistent influences of seasonal precipitation limit grassland biomass response to elevated CO2. Nature Plants 5, 167–173. doi: 10.1038/s41477-018-0356-x

Jezeer, R. E., Santos, M. J., Verweij, P. A., Boot, R. G. A. & Clough, Y. (2019) Benefits for multiple ecosystem services in Peruvian coffee agroforestry systems without reducing yield. Ecosystem Services 40, 101033. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.101033

Jezeer, R. E., Verweij, P. A., Boot, R. G. A., Junginger, M. & Santos, M. J. (2019) Influence of livelihood assets, experienced shocks and perceived risks on smallholder coffee farming practices in Peru. Journal of Environmental Management 242, 496–506. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.04.101

Ksenofontov, S., Backhaus, N., Schaepman-Strub, G. (2019) There are new species': indigenous knowledge of biodiversity change in Arctic Yakutia Polar Geography. 42 34-57. doi: 10.1080/1088937X.2018.1547326

Kükenbrink, D., Hueni, A., Schneider, F.D., Damm, A., Gastellu-Etchegorry, J.-P., Schaepman, M.E. & Morsdorf, F. (2019) Mapping the Irradiance Field of a Single Tree: Quantifying Vegetation-Induced Adjacency Effects. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 57, 4994–5011. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2895211

Lausch, A., Baade, J., Bannehr, L., Borg, E., Bumberger, J., Chabrilliat, S., Dietrich, P., Gerighausen, H., Glässer, C., Hacker, J.M., Haase, D., Jagdhuber, T., Jany, S., Jung, A., Kamieli, A., Kraemer, R., Makki, M., Mielke, C., Möller, M., Mollenhauer H., Montzka, C., Pause, M., Rogass, C., Rozenstein, O., Schmullius, C., Schrodt, F., Schrön, M., Schulz, K., Schütze, C., Schweitzer, C., Selsam, P., Skidmore, A.K., Spengler, D., Thiel, C., Truckenbrodt, S.C., Vohland, M., Wagner, R., Weber, U., Werban, U., Wollschläger, U., Zacharias, S. & Schaepman, M.E. (2019) Linking Remote Sensing and Geodiversity and Their Traits Relevant to Biodiversity—Part I: Soil Characteristics. Remote Sensing 11, 2356. doi: 10.3390/rs11202356

Leitão, P. J. & Santos, M. J. (2019) Improving Models of Species Ecological Niches: A Remote Sensing Overview. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 9. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00009

Li, C., de Jong, R., Schmid, B., Wulf, H. & Schaepman, M. E. (2019) Spatial variation of human influences on grassland biomass on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. Science of the Total Environment 665, 678–689. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.321

Li, C., de Jong, R., Schmid, B.,., Wulf, H., Schaepman, M.E. Schmid, M.W., Hahl, T., van Moorsel, S.J., Wagg, C., de Deyn, G.B., Schmid, B. (2019) Feedbacks of plant identity and diversity on the diversity and community composition of rhizosphere microbiomes from a long-term biodiversity experiment. Molecular Ecology 28 863-878. doi: 10.1111/mec.14987

Little, C. J. & Altermatt, F. (2019), Differential resource consumption in leaf litter mixtures by native and non-native amphipods. Aquatic Ecology 53, 151–162. doi: 10.1007/s10452-019-09679-3

Little, C. J., Fronhofer, E. A. & Altermatt, F. (2019) Dispersal syndromes can impact ecosystem functioning in spatially structured freshwater populations. Biology Letters 15, 20180865. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0865

Mack, K. M. L., Eppinga, M. B. & Bever, J. D. (2019) Plant-soil feedbacks promote coexistence and resilience in multi-species communities. PLOS ONE 14, e0211572. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211572

Malcorps, W., Kok, B., van’t Lande, M., Fritz, M., van Doren, D., Servin, K., van der Heijden, P., Palmer, R., Auchterlonie, N., Rietkerk, M., Santos, M.J. & Davis, S. (2019) The Sustainability Conundrum of Fishmeal Substitution by Plant Ingredients in Shrimp Feeds. Sustainability 11, 1212. doi: 10.3390/su11041212

Malenovský, Z., Homolova, L., Lukes, P., Buddenbaum, H., Verreist, J., Alonso, L., Schaepman, M.E., Lauret, N. & Gastellu-Etchegorry, J.-P. (2019) Variability and Uncertainty Challenges in Scaling Imaging Spectroscopy Retrievals and Validations from Leaves Up to Vegetation Canopies. Surveys in Geophysics 40, 631–656. doi: 10.1007/s10712-019-09534-y

Marazzi, L., Gaiser, E., Eppinga, M., Sah, J., Zhai, L., Castaneda-Moya, E. & Angelini, C. (2019) Why Do We Need to Document and Conserve Foundation Species in Freshwater Wetlands? Water 11, 265. doi: 10.3390/w11020265

Martinez-Harms M.J., Gelcich S, Krug R.M., Maseyk F.J.F., Moersberger H., Rastogi A., Wambugu G., Krug C.B., Spehn E.M., Pascual U. (2018) Framing natural assets for advancing sustainability research: translating different perspectives into actions. Sustainability Science 13 1519–1531. doi:10.1007/s11625-018-0599-5

Michel, A. H. & Backhaus, N. (2019) Unravelling Reasons for the Non-Establishment of Protected Areas: Justification Regimes and Principles of Worth in a Swiss National Park Project. Environmental Values 28, 171–190. doi: 10.3197/096327119X15515267418511

Milani, G., Kneubühler, M., Tonolla, D., Doering, M., Wiesenberg, G.L.B. & Schaepman, M.E. (2019) Remotely Sensing Variation in Ecological Strategies and Plant Traits of Willows in Perialpine Floodplains. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 124, 2090–2106. doi: 10.1029/2018JG004969

O’Brien, M. J., Philippson, C.D., Reynolds, G., Dzulkifli, D., Snaddon, J.L., Ong, R., Hector, A. & Magrach A. (2019) Positive effects of liana cutting on seedlings are reduced during El Niño‐induced drought. Journal of Applied Ecology 56, 891–901. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13335

O’Brien, M. J., de Menezes, L. F. T., Bråthen, K. A., Losapio, G. & Pugnaire, F. I. (2019) Facilitation mediates species presence beyond their environmental optimum. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 38, 24–30. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2019.03.004

O’Connor, M. I., Pennell, M.W., Altermatt, F., Matthews, B., Melian, C.J. & Gonzalez, A. (2019) Principles of Ecology Revisited: Integrating Information and Ecological Theories for a More Unified Science. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 219. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00219

O’Connor, J., Santos, M. J., Rebel, K. T. & Dekker, S. C. (2019) The influence of water table depth on evapotranspiration in the Amazon arc of deforestation. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 23, 3917–3931. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2019.03.004

O’Gorman, E. J., Petchey, O.L., Faulkner, K.J., Gallo, B., Gordon, T.A.C., Neto-Cerejeira, j., Olafsson, J.S., Pichler, D.E., Thompson, M.S.A. & Woodward, G. (2019) A simple model predicts how warming simplifies wild food webs. Nature Climate Change 9, 611–616. doi: 10.1038/s41558-019-0513-x

Oostdijk, M., Santos, M. J., Agnarsson, S. & Woods, P. J. (2019) Structure and evolution of cod quota market networks in Iceland over times of financial volatility. Ecological Economics 159, 279–290. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.01.035

Pacheco-Labrador, J., Hueni, A., Mihai, L., Sakowska, K., Julitta, T., Kuusk, J., Sporea, D., Alonso, L., Burkart, A., Cendrero-Mateo, M.P., Aasen, H., Goulas, Y. & MacArthur, A. (2019) Sun-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence I: Instrumental Considerations for Proximal Spectroradiometers. Remote Sensing 11, 960. doi: 10.3390/rs11080960

Raynolds, M. K., Walker, D.A., Balser, A., Bay, C., Campbell, M., Cherosov, M.M., Daniels, F.J.A., Eidesen, P.B., Ermokhina, K.A., Frost, G.V., Jedrezejek, B., Jorgenson, M.T., Kennedy, B.E., Kholod, S.S., Lavrinenko, I.A., Lavrinenko, O.V., Magnussen, B., Natveyva, N.V., Metusalemsson, S., Nilsen, L., Olthof, I., Pospelov, I.N., Pospelova, E.B., Pouliet, D., Razzhivin, V., Schaepman-Strub, G., Sibik, J., Telyatnikov, M.Y. & Troeva, E. (2019) A raster version of the Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map (CAVM) Remote Sensing of Environment 232, 111297. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111297

Sato, Y., Shimizu-Inatsugi, R., Yamazaki, M., Shimizu, K. K. & Nagano, A. J. (2019) Plant trichomes and a single gene GLABRA1 contribute to insect community composition on field-grown Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biology 19, 163. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111297

Sato, Y., Tezuka A., Kashima, M., Deguchi, A., Shimizu-Inatsugi, R., Yamazaki, M., Shimizu, K.K. & Nagano, A.J. (2019) Transcriptional Variation in Glucosinolate Biosynthetic Genes and Inducible Responses to Aphid Herbivory on Field-Grown Arabidopsis thaliana. Frontiers in Genetics 10, 787. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00787

Schmid, M. W., Hahl, T., van Moorsel, S.J., Wagg, C., de Deyn, G.B. & Schmid, B. (2019) Feedbacks of plant identity and diversity on the diversity and community composition of rhizosphere microbiomes from a long-term biodiversity experiment. Molecular Ecology 28, 863–878. doi: 10.1111/mec.14987

Schneider, F. D., Kükenbrink, D., Schaepman, M. E., Schimel, D. S. & Morsdorf, F. (2019) Quantifying 3D structure and occlusion in dense tropical and temperate forests using close-range LiDAR. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 268, 249–257. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.01.033

Schöttker, O. & Santos, M. J. (2019) Easement or public land? An economic analysis of different ownership modes for nature conservation measures in California. Conservation Letters e12647. doi:10.1111/conl.12647

Schrodt, F., Santos, M. J., Bailey, J. J. & Field, R. (2019) Challenges and opportunities for biogeography—What can we still learn from von Humboldt? Journal of Biogeography 46, 1631–1642. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.01.033

Shumilova, O., [… …], Altermatt, F., [… …] et al. (2019) Simulating rewetting events in intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: A global analysis of leached nutrients and organic matter. Global Change Biology 25, 1591–1611. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14537

Siero, E., Siteur, K., Doelman, A., van de Koppel, J., Rietkerk, M. & Eppinga, M.B. (2019) Grazing Away the Resilience of Patterned Ecosystems. The American Naturalist 193, 472–480. doi: 10.1086/701669

Thomas, H., Myers-Smith, I., Bjorkman, [… …] Schaepman-Strub, G., [… …] Reich, P., Schamp, B., Sheremetev, S. 2019 Traditional plant functional groups explain variation in economic, but not size-related traits across the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28 78-95. doi:10.1111/geb.12783

Torabzadeh, H., Leiterer, R., Hueni, A., Schaepman, M. E. & Morsdorf, F. (2019) Tree species classification in a temperate mixed forest using a combination of imaging spectroscopy and airborne laser scanning. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 279, 107744. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107744

van Moorsel, S. J., Schmid, M.W., Wagemaker, N.C.A.M., Gurp, T., Schmid, B. & Vergeer, P. (2019) Evidence for rapid evolution in a grassland biodiversity experiment. Molecular Ecology 28, 4097–4117. doi: 10.1111/mec.15191

Verstegen, J. A., van der Laan, C., Dekker, S. C., Faaij, A. P. C. & Santos, M. J. (2019) Recent and projected impacts of land use and land cover changes on carbon stocks and biodiversity in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Ecological Indicators 103, 563–575. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.04.053

Walton, R., Baxter, R., Bunbury, N., Hansen, D., Fleischer-Dogley, F., Greenwood, S. & Schaepman-Strub, G. (2019) In the land of giants: habitat use and selection of the Aldabra giant tortoise on Aldabra Atoll. Biodiversity and Conservation 28, 3183–3198. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.04.053

Wang, M.-Q., Li, Y., Chesters, D., Anttonen, P., Bruelheide, H., Chen, J.-T., Durka, W., Guo, P.F., Härdtle, W., Ma, K., Michalski, S.G., Schmid, B., Oheimb, G., Wu, C.-S., Zhang, N.-L., Zhou, Q.-S-., Schuldt, A., Zhu. C.-D. & Züst, T. (2019) Multiple components of plant diversity loss determine herbivore phylogenetic diversity in a subtropical forest experiment. Journal of Ecology 107, 2697–2712. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13273

Wang, S. & Altermatt, F. (2019) Metapopulations revisited: the area‐dependence of dispersal matters. Ecology 100, e02792. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2792

Wuest, S. E., Pires, N.D., Luo, S., Vasseur, F., Messier, J., Grossniklaus, U. & Niklaus, P.A. (2019) Increasing plant group productivity through latent genetic variation for cooperation. bioRxiv doi:10.1101/641449.

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