Publications in 2015

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