• The application gap: Genomics for biodiversity and ecosystem service management 

      Heuertz, Myriam; Carvalho, Silvia B.; Galindo, Juan; Rinkevich, Baruch; Robakowski, Piotr; Aavik, Tsipe; Altinok, Ilhan; Barth, Julia M.I.; Cotrim, Helena; Goessen, Roos; González-Martínez, Santiago C.; Grebenc, Tine; Hoban, Sean; Kopatz, Alexander; McMahon, Barry J.; Porth, Ilga M.; Raeymaekers, Joost A. M.; Trãger, Sabrina; Valdecantos, Alejandro; Vella, Adriana; Vernesi, Cristiano; Garnier-Géré, Pauline (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      The conservation of biodiversity from the genetic to the community levels is fundamental for the continual provision of ecosystem services (ES), the benefits that ecosystems provide to people. Genetic and genomic diversity ...
    • Dispersal patterns of a recovering brown bear (Ursus arctos) population in a human-dominated landscape 

      Karamanlidis, Alexandros A.; Kopatz, Alexander; De Gabriel Hernando, Miguel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Despite increasing habitat fragmentation, large carnivore populations in parts of Europe have been recovering and expanding into human-dominated areas. Knowledge of animal dispersal patterns in such areas is important for ...
    • DNA-based monitoring of large carnivores in Scandinavia. Dissemination from a visual storyline approach 

      Kopatz, Alexander; Landrø, Juliet; Flagstad, Øystein; Stokmo, Jan Arne (NINA Report;1999, Research report, 2021)
      Kopatz, A., Landrø, J., Flagstad, Ø. & Stokmo, J.A.. 2021. DNA-based monitoring of large carnivores in Scandinavia – dissemination from a visual storyline approach. NINA Report 1999. Norwegian Institute for Nature Research. ...
    • DNA-basert overvåking av brunbjørn i Norge i 2022 

      Brøseth, Henrik; Kopatz, Alexander; Kleven, Oddmund (NINA Rapport;2267, Research report, 2023)
      Brøseth, H., Kopatz, A. & Kleven, O. 2023. DNA-basert overvåking av brunbjørn i Norge i 2022. NINA Rapport 2267. Norsk institutt for naturforskning. Det har over en periode på snart 25 år vært gjennomført omfattende ...
    • Effects of sampling location within feces on genotyping success in brown bears 

      Kopatz, Alexander; Kleven, Oddmund; Friebe, Andrea; Ahlqvist, David; Kindberg, Jonas; Flagstad, Øystein (NINA Report;2022, Research report, 2021)
      Kopatz, A., Kleven, O., Friebe, A., Ahlqvist, D., Kindberg, J. & Flagstad, Ø. 2021. Effects of sampling location within feces on genotyping success in brown bears. NINA Report 2022. Norwegian Institute for Nature ...
    • Estimation of gene flow into the Scandinavian brown bear population 

      Kopatz, Alexander; Kleven, Oddmund; Kindberg, Jonas; Kojola, Ilpo; Aspi, Jouni; Spong, Göran; Gyllenstrand, Niclas; Dalén, Love; Fløystad, Ida; Hagen, Snorre B.; Flagstad, Øystein (NINA Rapport;1618, Research report, 2019)
      Alexander Kopatz, Oddmund Kleven, Jonas Kindberg, Ilpo Kojola, Jouni Aspi, Göran Spong, Niclas Gyllenstrand, Love Dalén, Ida Fløystad, Snorre B. Hagen, Øystein Flagstad. 2019. Estimation of gene flow into the Scandinavian ...
    • Estimation of gene flow into the Scandinavian wolverine 

      Kleven, Oddmund; Ekblom, Robert; Spong, Göran; Lansink, Gerhardus M. J.; Aspi, Jouni; Creel, Scott; Kojola, Ilpo; Kopatz, Alexander; Koskela, Anni; Kvist, Laura; Singh, Navinder; Kindberg, Jonas; Ellegren, Hans; Flagstad, Øystein (NINA Rapport;1617, Research report, 2019)
      Kleven, O., Ekblom, R., Spong, G., Lansink, G. M. J., Aspi, J., Creel, S., Kojola, I., Kopatz, A., Koskela, A., Kvist, L., Singh, N., Kindberg, J., Ellegren H. & Flagstad, Ø. 2019. Estimation of gene flow into the Scandinavian ...
    • Genetic and demographic history define a conservation strategy for earth’s most endangered pinniped, the Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus 

      Karamanlidis, Alexandros A.; Skrbinsek, Tomaz; Amato, George; Dendrinos, Panagiotis; Gaughran, Stephen; Kasapidis, Panagiotis; Kopatz, Alexander; Stronen, Astrid Vik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) is a flagship species for marine conservation, but important aspects of its life history remain unknown. Concerns over imminent extinction motivated a nuclear DNA study of ...
    • Genetics of brown bears in northern Europe 

      Kopatz, Alexander (Chapter, 2023)
      From the dawn of wildlife genetics, brown bears in Scandinavia have been studied using molecular genetic methods and hence have been substantial in the development of these methods, which are now the gold standard in ...
    • Genome-wide diversity loss in reintroduced Eurasian lynx populations urges immediate conservation management 

      Mueller, Sarah Ashley; Prost, Stefan; Anders, Ole; Breitenmoser-Würsten, Christine; Kleven, Oddmund; Klinga, Peter; Konec, Marjeta; Kopatz, Alexander; Krojerova-Prokesova, Jarmila; Middelhoff, Tomma Lilli; Obexer-Ruff, Gabriela; Reiners, Tobias Erik; Schmidt, Krzysztof; Sindicic, Magda; Skrbinsek, Tomaz; Tám, Branislav; Saveljev, Alexander P.; Naranbaatar, Galsandorj; Nowak, Carsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Reintroductions may produce populations that suffer from decreasing genetic diversity due to isolation, genetic drift and inbreeding if not assisted by careful management. To assess the genetic outcomes of reintroductions ...
    • Monitoring sheep and reindeer consumption by brown bears using molecular methods 

      Kopatz, Alexander; Davey, Marie; Fossøy, Frode; Forfang, Kristin; Eriksen, Line Birkeland; Flagstad, Øystein; Kleven, Oddmund (NINA Report;2276, Research report, 2023)
      Kopatz, A., Davey, M., Fossøy, F., Forfang, K., Eriksen, L.B., Flagstad, Ø. & Kleven, O. 2023. Monitoring sheep and reindeer consumption by brown bears using molecular methods. NINA Report 2276. Norwegian Institute for ...
    • Potential for increased connectivity between differentiated wolverine populations 

      Lansink, G.M.; Kleven, Oddmund; Ekblom, R.; Spong, G.; Kopatz, Alexander; Mattisson, Jenny; Persson, J.; Kojola, I.; Holmala, K.; Ollila, T.; Ellegren, H.; Kindberg, Jonas; Flagstad, Øystein; Aspi, J.; Kvist, L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Information on genetic population structure provides important knowledge for species conservation. Yet, few studies combine extensive genetic data to evaluate the structure and population dynamics of transboundary populations. ...
    • Restoration of transborder connectivity for Fennoscandian brown bears (Ursus arctos) 

      Kopatz, Alexander; Kleven, Oddmund; Kojola, Ilpo; Aspi, Jouni; Norman, Anita J.; Spong, Göran; Gyllenstrand, Niclas; Dalén, Love; Fløystad, Ida; Hagen, Snorre; Kindberg, Jonas; Flagstad, Øystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Knowledge about the connectivity among natural populations is essential to identify management units for effective conservation actions. Conservation-minded management has led to the recovery of large carnivore populations ...
    • Seasonal variation of success in DNA-extraction from brown bear fecal samples 

      Kopatz, Alexander; Kleven, Oddmund; Flagstad, Øystein (NINA Rapport;1775, Research report, 2020)
      Kopatz, A., Kleven, O. & Flagstad, Ø. 2020. Seasonal variation of success in DNA-extraction from brown bear fecal samples. NINA Report 1775. Norwegian Institute for Nature Research. Brown bears (Ursus arctos) in Norway ...