• Arctic browning: extreme events and trends reversing arctic greening 

      Phoenix, G. K.; Bjerke, Jarle W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    • Changes in timing of seasonal peak photosynthetic activity in northern ecosystems 

      Park, Taejin; Chen, Chi; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Tømmervik, Hans; Choi, Sungho; Winkler, Alexander; Bhatt, Uma S.; Walker, Donald A.; Piao, Shilong; Brovkin, Victor; Nemani, Ramakrishna R.; Myneni, Ranga B. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Seasonality in photosynthetic activity is a critical component of seasonal carbon, water and energy cycles in the Earth system. This characteristic is a consequence of plant’s adaptive evolutionary processes to a given set ...
    • Circumpolar dynamics of a marine top-predator track ocean warming rates. 

      Descamps, Sebastian; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Barrett, Robert T; Irons, D; Merkel, Flemming; Robertson, Gregory J.; Yoccoz, Nigel Gilles; Mallory, Mark L; Montevecchi, William A.; Boertmann, D.; Artukhin, Yuri; Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; Erikstad, Kjell E; Gilchrist, H. Grant; Labansen, Aili; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon; Mosbech, Anders; Olsen, Bergur; Petersen, Aevar; Rail, Jean-Francois; Renner, Heather M.; Strøm, H.; Systad, Geir Helge; Wilhelm, Sabina I.; Zelenskaya, Larisa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Global warming is a nonlinear process, and temperature may increase in a stepwise manner. Periods of abrupt warming can trigger persistent changes in the state of ecosystems, also called regime shifts. The responses of ...
    • Climatic and biotic extreme events moderate long-term responses of above- and belowground sub-Arctic heathland communities to climate change 

      Bokhorst, Stef; Phoenix, Gareth K.; Berg, Matty P.; Callaghan, Terry V.; Kirby-Lambert, Christopher; Bjerke, Jarle W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Climate change impacts are not uniform across the Arctic region because interacting factors causes large variations in local ecosystem change. Extreme climatic events and population cycles of herbivores occur simultaneously ...
    • Closing the gap between science and management of cold-water refuges in rivers and streams 

      Mejia, Francine H.; Ouelle, Valerie; Briggs, Martin A.; Carlson, Stephanie M.; Casas-Mulet, Roser; Chapman, Mollie; Collins, Mathias J.; Dugdale, Stephen J.; Ebersole, Joseph L.; Frechette, Danielle M.; Fullerton, Aimee H.; Gillis, Carole- Anne; Johnson, Zachary C.; Kelleher, Christa; Kurylyk, Barret L.; Lave, Rebecca; Letcher, Benjamin H.; Myrvold, Knut Marius; Nadeau, Tracie-Lynn; Neville, Helen; Piégay, Herve; Smith, Kathryn A.; Tonolla, Diego; Torgersen, Christian E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Human activities and climate change threaten coldwater organisms in freshwater eco-systems by causing rivers and streams to warm, increasing the intensity and frequency of warm temperature events, and reducing thermal ...
    • Decomposing the spatial and temporal effects of climate on bird populations in northern European mountains 

      Bradter, Ute; Johnston, Alison; Hochachka, Wesley M.; Soultan, Alaaeldin; Brommer, Jon E.; Gaget, Elie; Kålås, John Atle; Lehikoinen, Aleksi; Lindström, Åke; Piirainen, Sirke; Pavòn-Jordàn, Diego; Pärt, Tomas; Øien, Ingar Jostein; Sandercock, Brett (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      The relationships between species abundance or occurrence versus spatial variation in climate are commonly used in species distribution models (SDMs) to forecast future distributions. Under “space-for-time-substitution”, ...
    • Diverging phenological responses of Arctic seabirds to an earlier spring 

      Descamps, Sébastien; Ramírez, Francisco; Benjaminsen, Sigurd; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Barrett, Robert; Burr, Zofia; Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; Erikstad, Kjell-Einar; Irons, David B.; Lorentsen, Svein-Håkon; Mallory, Mark L.; Robertson, Gregory J.; Reiertsen, Tone Kristin; Strøm, Hallvard; Varpe, Øystein; Lavergne, Sébastien (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The timing of annual events such as reproduction is a critical component of how free‐living organisms respond to ongoing climate change. This may be especially true in the Arctic, which is disproportionally impacted by ...
    • Environmental change and the rate of phenotypic plasticity 

      Burton, Tim; Ratikainen, Irja Ida; Einum, Sigurd (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      With rapid and less predictable environmental change emerging as the ‘new norm’, understanding how individuals tolerate environmental stress via plastic, often reversible changes to the phenotype (i.e., reversible phenotypic ...
    • Global fading of the temperature–growth coupling at alpine and polar treelines 

      Camarero, Jesús Julio; Gazol, Antonio; Sánchez-Salguero, Raúl; Fajardo, Alex; McIntire, Eliot J. B.; Gutiérrez, Emilia; Batllori, Enric; Boudreau, Stephane; Carrer, Marco; Diez, Jeff; Dufour-Tremblay, Geneviève; Gaire, Narayan P.; Hofgaard, Annika; Jomelli, Vincent; Kirdyanov, Alexander V.; Lévesque, Esther; Liang, Eryuan; Linares, Juan Carlos; Mathisen, Ingrid Ertshus; Moiseev, Pavel A.; Sangüesa-Barreda, Gabriel; Shrestha, Krishna B.; Toivonen, Johanna M.; Tutubalina, Olga V.; Wilmking, Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Climate warming is expected to positively alter upward and poleward treelines which are controlled by low temperature and a short growing season. Despite the importance of treelines as a bioassay of climate change, a global ...
    • Is subarctic forest advance able to keep pace with climate change? 

      Rees, W.Gareth; Hofgaard, Annika; Boudreau, Stephanie; Cairns, David; Harper, Karen; Mamet, Steven; Mathisen, Ingrid; Swirad, Zuzanna; Tutubalina, Olga (Journal article, 2020)
      Recent climate warming and scenarios for further warming have led to expectations of rapid movement of ecological boundaries. Here we focus on the circumarctic forest–tundra ecotone (FTE), which represents an important ...
    • Northward range expansion in spring‐staging barnacle geese is a response to climate change and population growth, mediated by individual experience 

      Tombre, Ingunn; Oudman, Thomas; Shimmings, Paul; Griffin, Larry; Prop, Larry (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      All long‐distance migrants must cope with changing environments, but species differ greatly in how they do so. In some species, individuals might be able to adjust by learning from individual experiences and by copying ...
    • The recovery of crustacean zooplankton from acidification depends on lake type 

      Pilotto, Francesca; Walseng, Bjørn; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Schartau, Ann Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Acidification has harmed freshwater ecosystems in Northern Europe since the early 1900s. Stricter regulations aimed at decreasing acidic emissions have improved surface-water chemistry since the late 1980s but the recovery ...
    • The role of anthropogenic habitats in freshwater mussel conservation 

      Sousa, Ronaldo; Halabowski, Dariusz; Labecka, Anna M.; Douda, Karel; Aksenova, Olga V.; Bespalaya, Yulia; Bolotov, Ivan; Geist, Juergen; Jones, Hugh A.; Konopleva, Ekaterina; Klunzinger, Michael W.; Lasso, Carlos A.; Lewin, Iga; Liu, Xiongjun; Lopes-Lima, Manuel; Magerøy, Jon Hamner; Mlambo, Musa; Nakamura, Keiko; Nakano, Mitsunori; Österling, Martin; Pfeiffer, John; Prié, Vincent; Paschoal, Lucas R. P.; Riccardi, Nicoletta; Santos, Rogério; Shumka, Spase; Smith, Allan K.; Son, Mikhail O.; Teixeira, Amilcar; Thielen, Frankie; Torres, Santiago; Varandas, Simone; Vikhrev, Ilya V.; Wu, Xiaoping; Zieritz, Alexandra; Nogueira, Joana G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    • The devil is in the detail: non-additive and context-dependent plant population responses to increasing temperature and precipitation. Plant demography in a warmer & wetter climate 

      Töpper, Joachim Paul; Meineri, E.; Olsen, Siri Lie; Rydgren, Knut; Skarpaas, Olav; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In climate‐change ecology, simplistic research approaches may yield unrealistically simplistic answers to often more complicated problems. In particular, the complexity of vegetation responses to global climate change begs ...
    • The interplay of climate and land use change affects the distribution of EU bumblebees 

      Marshall, Leon; Biesmeijer, Jacobus C.; Rasmont, Pierre; Vereecken, Nicolas J.; Dvorak, Libor; Fitzpatrick, Úna; Francis, Frédéric; Neumayer, Johann; Ødegaard, Frode; Paukkunen, Juho P.T.; Pawlikowski, Tadeusz; Reemer, Menno; Roberts, Stuart P.M.; Straka, Jakub; Vray, Sarah; Dendoncker, Nicolas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      biodiversity loss, dynamic, future, land use change scenarios, pollinators, projections, species distribution models (SDMs), wild bees
    • Toward a decade of ocean science for sustainable development through acoustic animal tracking 

      Alós, Josep; Aarestrup, Kim; Abecasis, David; Afonso, Pedro; Alonso-Fernandez, Alexandre; Aspillaga, Eneko; Barcelo-Serra, Margarida; Bolland, Jonathan; Cabanellas-Reboredo, Miguel; Lennox, Robert; McGill, Ross; Özgül, Aytaç; Reubens, Jan; Villegas-Ríos, David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      The ocean is a key component of the Earth's dynamics, providing a great variety of ecosystem services to humans. Yet, human activities are globally changing its structure and major components, including marine biodiversity. ...
    • Why do avian responses to change in Arctic green-up vary? 

      Tavera, Eveling A.; Lank, David B.; Douglas, David C.; Sandercock, Brett Kevin; Lanctot, Richard B.; Schmidt, Niels M.; Reneerkens, Jeroen; Ward, David H.; Bêty, Joël; Kwon, Eunbi; Lecomte, Nicolas; Gratto-Trevor, Cheri L.; Smith, Paul A.; English, Willow B.; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Brown, Stephen C.; Gates, H. River; Nol, Erica; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; McGuire, Rebecca L.; McKinnon, Laura; Kendall, Steve; Robards, Martin; Boldenow, Megan; Payer, David C.; Rausch, Jennie; Solovyeva, Diana V.; Stalwick, Jordyn A.; Gurney, Kirsty E.B. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
      Global climate change has altered the timing of seasonal events (i.e., phenology) for a diverse range of biota. Within and among species, however, the degree to which alterations in phenology match climate variability ...