Current Publications

Altermatt, F., Little, C.J., Mächler, E., Wang, S., Zhang, X. and Blackman, R.C. (2020). Uncovering the complete biodiversity structure in spatial networks: the example of riverine systems. Oikos, 129: 607-618. doi: 10.1111/oik.06806

Balvanera, P., Jacobs, S., Nagendra, H., O’Farrell, P., Bridgewater, P., Crouzat, E., Dendoncker, N., Goodwin, S., Gustafsson, K.M., Kadykalo, A.N., Krug, C.B.,  Matuk van Matuk, F.A., Pandit, R., Sala, J.E., Schröter, M. and Washbourne, C.-L. (2020). The science-policy interface on ecosystems and people: challenges and opportunities. Ecosystems and People 16 345-353, doi: 10.1080/26395916.2020.1819426

Barbour, M. A., Kliebenstein, D. J. and Bascompte, J. (2020). Genetic diversity increases food-web persistence in the face of climate warming. http://biorxiv.org/lookup/doi/10.1101/2020.06.23.167387 (2020) doi:10.1101/2020.06.23.167387

Barry, K.E., Ruijven, J., Mommer, L., […], Schmid, B., Tilman, D., Felten, S. and Weigelt A. (2020).  Limited evidence for spatial resource partitioning across temperate grassland biodiversity experiments. Ecology 101. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2905

Blackman, R.C., Bruder, A., Burdon, F.J., […] and Altermatt, F. (2020). A meeting framework for inclusive and sustainable science. Nature Ecology and Evolution 4:668–671. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1190-x

Böhler, J., Schaepman, M.E. and Kneubühler, M., 2020: "Crop Separability from Individual and Combined Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy and UAV Multispectral Data", Remote Sensing 12: 1256. doi: 10.3390/rs12081256

Bongers, F. J., Schmid, B., Sun, Z., Li, Y., Härdtle, W., Oheimb, G., Li, Y., Li, S., Staab, M., Ma, K., Liu, X. and Gomez-Aparicio, L. (2020). Growth–trait relationships in subtropical forest are stronger at higher diversity. Journal of Ecology 108, 256–266. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13242

Bongers, F. J., Schmid, B., Durka, W., Li, S., Bruelheide, H., Hahn, C.Z., Yan, H., Ma, K. and Liu, X. (2020). Genetic richness affects trait variation but not community productivity in a tree diversity experiment. New Phytologist 227, 744–756. doi: 10.1111/nph.16567

Cairns, J., Moerman, F., Fronhofer, E. A., Altermatt, F. and Hiltunen, T. (2020). Evolution in interacting species alters predator life-history traits, behaviour and morphology in experimental microbial communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 287, 20200652. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0652

Cardoso, P., Barton, P.S., Birkhofer, K., […], Pedraza, F., […] and Samways, M.J. (2020). Scientists' warning to humanity on insect extinctions. Biological Conservation 242:108426. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108426

Carraro, L., Bertuzzo, E., Fronhofer, E.A., Furrer, R., Gounand, I., Rinaldo, A. and Altermatt, F. (2020). Generation and application of river network analogues for use in ecology and evolution. Ecology and Evolution 10, 7537–7550. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6479

Carraro, L., Mächler, E., Wüthrich, R. and Altermatt, F. (2020). Environmental DNA allows upscaling spatial patterns of biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems. Nature Communications 11, 3585. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17337-8

Cavender-Bares, J., Gamon, J.A. and Townsend, P.A. (eds) (2020). Remote Sensing of Plant Biodiversity. Springer International Publishing, 2020. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-33157-3

Cerutti, J. M. B., Burt, A.J., Haupt, P., Bunbury, N., Mumby, P.J. and Schaepman-Strub, G. (2020) Impacts of the 2014–2017 global bleaching event on a protected remote atoll in the Western Indian Ocean. Coral Reefs 39, 15–26. doi: 10.1007/s00338-019-01853-1

Chen, Y., Huang, Y., Niklaus, P.A., Castro-Izaguirre, N., Clark, A.T., Bruelheide, H., Ma, K. and Schmid B. (2020). Directed species loss reduces community productivity in a subtropical forest biodiversity experiment. Nature Ecology and Evolution 4, 550–559. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1127-4

Cockburn, J., Schoon, M., Cundill, G., [...], Chapman, M., [...] and Thondlana, G. (2020)  Understanding the context of multifaceted collaborations for social-ecological sustainability: a methodology for cross-case analysis. Ecology and Society 25, art7. doi: 10.5751/ES-11527-250307

Czyż, E. A., Guillén Escribà, C., Wulf, H., Tedder, A., Schuman, M.C., Schneider, F.D. and Schaepman, M.E. (2020). Intraspecific genetic variation of a Fagus sylvatica population in a temperate forest derived from airborne imaging spectroscopy time series. Ecology and Evolution 10, 7419–7430. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6469

Damm, A., Paul‐Limoges, E., Kükenbrink, D., Bachofen, C. and Morsdorf, F. (2020) Remote sensing of forest gas exchange: Considerations derived from a tomographic perspective. Global Change Biology 26, 2717–2727. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15007

De Leijster, V., Verburg, R.W., Santos, M.J., Wassen, M.J., Martinez-Mena, M., de Vente, J. and Verwij, P.A. (2020). Almond farm profitability under agroecological management in south-eastern Spain: Accounting for externalities and opportunity costs. Agricultural Systems 183, 102878. doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2020.102878

Deplazes-Zemp, A. and Chapman, M. (2020). The ABCs of Relational Values: Environmental values that include aspects of both intrinsic and instrumental valuing. Environmental Values (2020) doi:10.3197/096327120X15973379803726

Díaz, S., Zafra-Calvo, N., Purvis, A., Verburg, P.H., Obura, D., Leadley, P., Chaplin-Kramer, R., De Meester, L., Dulloo, E., Martín-López, B., Shaw, M.R., Visconti, P., Broadgate, W., Bruford, M.W., Burgess, N.D., Cavender-Bares, J., DeClerck, F., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Garibaldi, L.A., Hill, S.L.L., Isbell, F., Khoury, C.K., Krug, C.B., Liu, J., Maron, M., McGowan, P.J.K., Pereira, H.M., Reyes-García, V., Rocha, J.,  Rondinini, C., Shannon, L., Shin, Y.-J., Snelgrove, P.V.R., Spehn, E.M., Strassburg, B., Subramanian, S.N., Tewksbury, J.J., Watson, J.E.M., and Zanne. A.E. (2020). Set ambitious goals for biodiversity and sustainability. Science 370:411-413. doi: 10.1126/science.abe1530

Eppinga, M. B., Lozano-Cosme, J., de Scisciolo, T., Arens, P., Santos, M.J. and Mijts, E.N. (2020). Putting sustainability research into practice on the university campus: An example from a Caribbean small island state. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 21, 54–75. 10.1108/IJSHE-03-2019-0131

Garcia, C.A., Savilaakso, S., Verburg, R.W., Gutierrez, V., Wilson, S.J., Krug, C.B., Sassen, M., Robinson, B.E., Moersberger, H., Naimi,. B, et al. (2020). The Global Forest Transition as a Human Affair. One Earth 2:417–428. doi: 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.05.002

Garnier, A., Hulot, F.D. and Petchey, O.L. (2020). Manipulating the strength of organism–environment feedback increases nonlinearity and apparent hysteresis of ecosystem response to environmental change. Ecology and Evolution 00:1– 17. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6294

Hahl T.*, van Moorsel, S.J.*, Schmid M.W., Zuppinger-Dingley D., Schmid B. & Wagg C. (2020) Plant responses to diversity-driven selection and associated rhizosphere microbial communities. Functional Ecology 34 707-722. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.13511

Iturrate-Garcia, M., Heijmans, M.M.P.D., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Schweingruber, F.H., Niklaus, P. and Schaepman-Strub, G. (2020). Plant trait response of tundra shrubs to permafrost thaw and nutrient addition. Biogeosciences 17: 4981–4998. doi: 10.5194/bg-17-4981-2020

Jacquet, C. and Altermatt, F. (2020). The ghost of disturbance past: long-term effects of pulse disturbances on community biomass and composition. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 287, 20200678. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0678

Jacquet, C., Gounand, I. and Altermatt, F. (2020). How pulse disturbances shape size‐abundance pyramids. Ecology Letters 23: 1014-1023. doi:10.1111/ele.13508

Kattge, J., Bönisch, G., Díaz, S., Lavorel, S., Prentice, I.C., Leadley, P., […], Rossi, C., […], Schmid, B., […], and Wirth, C. (2020). TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26:119– 188. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14904

Kim, J.-S., Kug, J.-S., Jeong, S.-J., Park, H. and Schaepman-Strub, G. (2020). Extensive fires in southeastern Siberian permafrost linked to preceding Arctic Oscillation. Science Advances 6:eaax3308. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aax3308

Kropp, H.,[...], Schaepman-Strub, G.et al. (2020). Shallow soils are warmer under trees and tall shrubs across Arctic and Boreal ecosystems. Environmental Research Letters 16, 015001. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abc994

Krug, C.B. ,Sterling, E., Cadman, T., Geschke, J., Drummond de Castro, P.F., Schliep, R., Osemwegie, I., Muller-Karger, F.E. and Maraseni, T. (2020) Stakeholder participation in IPBES: connecting local environmental work with global decision making. Ecosystems and People 16:197-211, doi: 10.1080/26395916.2020.1788643

Le Moigne, A., Bartosiewicz, M., Schaepman‐Strub, G., Abiven, S. and Pernthaler, J. (2020), The biogeochemical variability of Arctic thermokarst ponds is reflected by stochastic and niche‐driven microbial community assembly processes. Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.15260

Li, C., de Jong, R., Schmid, B., Wulf, H. and Schaepman, M. E. (2020). Changes in grassland cover and in its spatial heterogeneity indicate degradation on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Ecological Indicators 119, 106641. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106641

Li, Y., Reich, P.B., Schmid, B., Shrestha, N., Feng, X., Lyu, T., Maitner, B.S., Xu, X., Li, Y., Zou, D., Tan, Z.‐H., Su, X., Tang, Z., Guo, Q., Feng, X., Enquist, B.J. and Wang, Z. (2020). Leaf size of woody dicots predicts ecosystem primary productivity. Ecology Letters 23:1003-1013. doi: 10.1111/ele.13503

Little, C.J., Fronhofer. E.A. and Altermatt, F. (2020). Nonlinear effects of infraspecific competition alter landscape-wide scaling up of ecosystem function. The American Naturalist 195:432-444. doi: 10.1086/707018

Liu, Y.-H., Cheng, J.-H., Schmid, B., Tang, L.-S.and Sheng, J.-D. (2020). Woody plant encroachment may decrease plant carbon storage in grasslands under future drier conditions. Journal of Plant Ecology 13, 213–223. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtaa003

Luo, S., Schmid, B., Wagg, C., Chen, Y., Jiang, B., Liang, M., Liu, X. and Yu, S. (2020). Community‐wide trait means and variations affect biomass in a biodiversity experiment with tree seedlings. Oikos 129, 799–810. doi: 10.1111/oik.07273

Meireles, J. E., Cavender-Bares, J., Townsend, P.A., Ustin, S., Gamon, J.A., Schweiger, A.K., Schaepman, M.E., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Singh, A., Schrodt, F., Chlus, A. and O'Meara, B.C. (2020).  Leaf reflectance spectra capture the evolutionary history of seed plants. New Phytol 228, 485–493. doi: 10.1111/nph.16771

Müller, S., Backhaus, N. and Buchecker, M. (2020). Mapping meaningful places: A tool for participatory siting of wind turbines in Switzerland? Energy Research & Social Science 69:101573. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101573

Myers-Smith, I. H. [...], Schaepman-Strub, G., [...] and Wipf, S. (2020). Complexity revealed in the greening of the Arctic. Nature Climate Change 10, 106–117. doi: 10.1038/s41558-019-0688-1

O’Connor, B., Bojinski, S., Röösli, C. and Schaepman, M. E. (2020). Monitoring global changes in biodiversity and climate essential as ecological crisis intensifies. Ecological Informatics 55, 101033. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2019.101033

O’Brien, M. J., Valtat, A., Abiven, S., Studer, M.S., Ong, R., Schmid, B., Zhang, W.-H. (2020). The role of soluble sugars during drought in tropical tree seedlings with contrasting tolerances. Journal of Plant Ecology 13, 389–397. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtaa017

Oehri, J., Bürgin, M., Schmid, B. and Niklaus, P.A. (2020). Local and landscape-level diversity effects on forest functioning. PLoS ONE 15: e0233104. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233104

Oehri, J., Schmid B., Schaepman-Strub, G. and Niklaus P.A. (2020). Terrestrial land-cover type richness is positively linked to landscape-level functioning. Nature Communications 11:154. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-14002-7

Park, S.-W., Kim, J.-S. and Kug, J.-S. The intensification of Arctic warming as a result of CO2 physiological forcing. Nature Communications 11, 2098. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15924-3

Randin, C. F., [...], Schaepman, M.E., Schmid, B., [...] et al. (2020). Monitoring biodiversity in the Anthropocene using remote sensing in species distribution models. Remote Sensing of Environment 239, 111626. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111626

Rossi, C., Kneubühler, M., Schütz, M., Schaepman, M.E., Haller, R. M. and Risch, A.C. (2020). From local to regional: Functional diversity in differently managed alpine grasslands. Remote Sensing of Environment 236:111415. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111415

Samways, M.J., Barton, P.S., Birkhofer, K., Chichorro, F., […], Pedraza, F., […] and Cardoso, P. (2020). Solutions for humanity on how to conserve insects. Biological Conservation 242:108427. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108427

Santos, M. J. and  Dekker, S. C. (2020). Locked-in and living delta pathways in the Anthropocene. Scientific Reports 10, 19598. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-76304-x

Santos, M. J. and Hui, I. (2020). Effect of governance structure on conservation land acquisition in California over the last 100 years. Journal of Environmental Management 261, 110269. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110269

Shimizu‐Inatsugi, R., Milosavljevic, S., Shimizu, K., Schaepman-Strub, G., Tanoi, K. and Sato, Y. (2020).  Metal accumulation and its effect on leaf herbivory in an allopolyploid species Arabidopsis kamchatica inherited from a diploid hyperaccumulator A. halleri . Plant Species Biology 1442-1984.12304. doi:10.1111/1442-1984.12304

Shokirov, Q. and Backhaus, N. (2020). Integrating hunter knowledge with community-based conservation in the Pamir Region of Tajikistan. Ecology and Society 25, art1. doi: 10.5751/ES-11253-250101

Stuenzi, S. M. and Schaepman-Strub, G. (2020). Vegetation trajectories and shortwave radiative forcing following Boreal Forest disturbance in Eastern Siberia. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences 125. doi: 10.1029/2019JG005395

Tabi, A., Pennekamp, F., Altermatt, F., Alther, R., Fronhofer, E.A., Horgan, K., Mächler, E., Pontarp, M., Petchey, O. and Saavedra, S. (2020). Species multidimensional effects explain idiosyncratic responses of communities to environmental change. Nature Ecology and Evolution doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1206-6

Thonicke, K., Biling, M., Blom, W., Sakschewski, B., Niimemets, Ü., Penuelas, J., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Onoda, Y., Bodegom, P., Schaepman, M.E., Schneider, F.D. and Walz. A. (2020). Simulating functional diversity of European natural forests along climatic gradients. Journal of Biogeography 47, 1069–1085. doi: 10.1111/jbi.13809

Wang, Y., Niu, X., Zhao, X., Liang, C., Miao, B., Zhang, Q., Zhang, J., Schmid B. and Ma, W. (2020). Biotic stability mechanisms in Inner Mongolian grassland. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 287, 20200675. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0675

Wienhues, A. (2020). Disentangling different forms of justice. Animal Sentience 4. doi: 10.51291/2377-7478.1554

Xie, J., Jonas, T., Rixen, C., de Jong, R., Garonna, I., Notarnicola, C., Asam, S., Schaepman, M.E. and Kneubühler, M. (2020). Land surface phenology and greenness in Alpine grasslands driven by seasonal snow and meteorological factors. Science of The Total Environment 725, 138380. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138380

Zu, P., Boege, K., del-Val, E., Schuman,, M.C., Stevenson, P.C., Zaldivar-Riverón, A. and Saavedra, S. (2020). Information arms race explains plant-herbivore chemical communication in ecological communities. Science 368, 1377–1381. doi: 10.1126/science.aba2965