Recent Submissions

  • Efficient sampling for ecosystem service supply assessment at a landscape scale 

    Murguzur, Francisco Javier Ancin; Munoz, Lorena; Monz, Christopher; Fauchald, Per; Hausner, Vera Helene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Decision makers and stakeholders need high-quality data to manage ecosystem services (ES) efficiently. Landscape-level data on ES that are of sufficient quality to identify spatial tradeoffs, co-occurrence and hotspots ...
  • Brood parasitism on Meadow Pipits Anthus pratensis by Common Cuckoos Cuculus canorus in two mountain areas in Norway 

    Berstad, Jan; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Moksnes, Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    In the period 2001–2014 we studied Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus brood parasitism on Meadow Pipits Anthus pratensis in two mountain areas; one located in the eastern and one in the western part of southern Norway. In the ...
  • Documenting lemming population change in the Arctic: Can we detect trends? 

    Ehrich, Dorothee; Schmidt, Niels M.; Gauthier, Gilles; Alisauskas, Ray; Angerbjörn, Anders; Clark, Karin; Ecke, Frauke; Eide, Nina Elisabeth; Framstad, Erik; Frandsen, Jay; Franke, Alastair; Gilg, Olivier; Giroux, Marie-Andrée; Henttonen, Heikki; Hörnfeldt, Birger; Ims, Rolf Anker; Kataev, Gennadiy D.; Kharitonov, Sergey P.; Killengreen, Siw Turid; Krebs, Charles J.; Lanctot, Richard B.; Lecomte, Nicolas; Menyushina, Irina; Morris, Douglas W.; Morrisson, Guy; Oksanen, Lauri; Oksanen, Tarja Maarit; Olofsson, Johan; Pokrovsky, Ivan G.; Popov, Igor Yu.; Reid, Don; Roth, James D.; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Samelius, Gustaf; Sittler, Benoit; Sleptsov, Sergey M.; Smith, Paul; Sokolov, Aleksandr A.; Sokolova, Natalya A.; Soloviev, Mikhail Y.; Solovyeva, Diana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Lemmings are a key component of tundra food webs and changes in their dynamics can affect the whole ecosystem. We present a comprehensive overview of lemming monitoring and research activities, and assess recent trends ...
  • Fungal Planet description sheets: 868–950 

    Crous, Pedro W.; Carnegie, A.J.; Wingfield, MJ; Sharma, R.; Mughini, G.; Noordeloos, Machiel E.; Santini, A; Shouche, YS; Bezerra, JDP; Dima, B*; Guarnaccia, V; Imrefi, I; Jurjevic, Z; Knapp, DG; Kovács, Gabor G.; Magistà, D; Perrone, G; Rämä, Teppo; Rebriev, Y.A.; Shivas, R.G.; Singh, S.M.; Souza-Motta, C.M.; Thangavel, R.; Adhapure, N.N.; Alexandrova, A.V.; Alfenas, R.F.; Alvarado, P.; Alves, A.L.; Andrade, D.A.; Andrade, J.P.; Barbosa, R.N.; Barli, A.; Barnes, C.W.; Baseia, I.G.; Bellanger, J.-M.; Berlanas, C.; Bessette, A.E.; Biketova, A.Yu.; Bomfim, F.S.; Brandrud, Tor Erik; Bransgrove, K.; Brito, A.C.Q.; Cano-Lira, J.F.; Cantillo, T.; Cavalcanti, A.D.; Cheewangkoon, R.; Chikowski, R.S.; Conforto, C.; Cordeiro, T.R.L.; Craine, J.D.; Cruz, R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Novel species of fungi described in this study include those from various countries as follows: Australia, Chaetomella pseudocircinoseta and Coniella pseudodiospyri on Eucalyptus microcorys leaves, Cladophialophora ...
  • Modeling Habitat Suitability for the Western Ridged Mussel (Gonidea angulata Lea) in Okanagan Lake, British Columbia, Canada 

    Snook, M. Roxanne; Magerøy, Jon Hamner; Pither, Jason; Curtis, Jeff; Nield, Lora; Walker, Ian R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Once common throughout surface waters west of the Rocky Mountains, the western ridged mussel (Gonidea angulata Lea) has been extirpated throughout much of its range (Blevins et al. 2017). This species is currently listed ...
  • Geographic variation in the intensity of warming and phenological mismatch between Arctic shorebirds and invertebrates 

    Kwon, Eunbi; Weiser, Emily L.; Lanctot, Richard B.; Brown, Stephen C.; Gates, Heather R.; Gilchrist, Grant; Kendall, Steve J.; Lank, David B.; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; McKinnon, Laura; Nol, Erica; Payer, David C.; Rausch, Jennie; Rinella, Daniel J.; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Senner, Nathan R.; Smith, Paul A.; Ward, David; Wisseman, Robert W.; Sandercock, Brett (Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Responses to climate change can vary across functional groups and trophic levels, leading to a temporal decoupling of trophic interactions or “phenological mismatches.” Despite a growing number of single-species studies ...
  • Adaptive responses of animals to climate change are most likely insufficient 

    Radchuk, Viktoriia; Reed, Thomas; Teplitsky, Céline; van der Pol, Martijn; Charmantier, Anne; Hassall, Christopher; Adamik, Peter; Adriaensen, Frank; Ahola, Markus P.; Arcese, Peter; Avilés, Jesus Miguel; Balbontin, Javier; Berg, Karl S.; Borras, Antoni; Burthe, Sarah; Clobert, Jean; Dehnhard, Nina; de Lope, Florentino; Dhondt, André A.; Dingemanse, Niels J.; Doi, Hideyuki; Eeva, Tapio; Fickel, Joerns; Filella, Iolanda; Fossøy, Frode; Goodenough, Anne E.; Hall, Stephen J.G.; Hansson, Bengt; Harris, Michael; Hasselquist, Dennis; Hickler, Thomas; Joshi, Jasmin; Kharouba, Heather; Martínez, Juan Gabriel; Mihoub, Jean-Baptiste; Mills, James A.; Molina-Morales, Mercedes; Moksnes, Arne; Ozgul, Arpat; Parejo, Deseada; Pilard, Philippe; Poisbleau, Maud; Rousset, Francois; Rödel, Mark-Oliver; Scott, David; Senar, Juan Carlos; Stefanescu, Constanti; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Kusano, Tamotsu; Tarka, Maja; Tarwater, Corey E.; Thonicke, Kirsten; Thorley, Jack; Wilting, Andreas; Tryjanowski, Piotr; Merilä, Juha; Sheldon, Ben C.; Møller, Anders Pape; Matthysen, Erik; Janzen, Fredric; Dobson, F.Stephen; Visser, Marcel E.; Beissinger, Steven R.; Courtiol, Alexandre; Kramer-Schadt, Stephanie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Biological responses to climate change have been widely documented across taxa and regions, but it remains unclear whether species are maintaining a good match between phenotype and environment, i.e. whether observed trait ...
  • Climate and land‑cover change alter bumblebee species richness and community composition in subalpine areas 

    Fourcade, Yoan; Åström, Sandra Charlotte Helene; Öckinger, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Climate and land-use change are recognised as the two main drivers of the ongoing reorganisation of Earth’s biodiversity, but understanding precisely their role in shaping species’ distributions and communities remains ...
  • Birds of different feather flock together - genetic structure of Taiga Bean Goose in Central Scandinavia 

    de Jong, Adriaan; Kleven, Oddmund; Østnes, Jan Eivind; Kroglund, Rolf Terje; Vahlström, Isak; Nilsson, Jan; Spong, Göran (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    During their flightless summer moult, Taiga Bean Geese Anser fabalis fabalis gather at communal moulting sites. Individuals from the Nord-Trøndelag breeding area in Norway have been observed to join with local individuals ...
  • Multiple recolonization routes towards the north: Population history of the Fennoscandian red fox (Vulpes vulpes) 

    Wallen, Johan; Statham, Mark J.; Ågren, Eirik; Isomursu, Marja; Flagstad, Øystein; Bjørneboe-Berg, Thomas; Sacks, Benjamin N.; Norén, Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Understanding the response of boreal species to past climate warming can help to predict future responses to climate change. In the Northern Hemisphere, the distribution and abundance of northern populations have been ...
  • China and India lead in greening of the world through land-use management 

    Chen, Chi; Park, Taejin; Wang, Xuhui; Piao, Shilong; Xu, Baodong; Chaturvedi, Rajiv K.; Fuchs, Richard; Brovkin, Victor; Ciais, Philippe; Fensholt, Rasmus; Tømmervik, Hans; Bala, Govindasamy; Zhu, Zaichun; Nemani, Ramakrishna R.; Myneni, Ranga B. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Satellite data show increasing leaf area of vegetation due to direct factors (human land-use management) and indirect factors (such as climate change, CO2 fertilization, nitrogen deposition and recovery from natural ...
  • Biocide Treatment of Invasive Signal Crayfish: Successes, Failures and Lessons Learned 

    Peay, Stephanie; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Bean, Colin W.; Dunn, Alison M.; Sandodden, Roar; Edsman, Lennart (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Signal crayfish, as an invasive alien species in Europe, have caused impacts on aquatic communities and losses of native crayfish. Eradication of recently established populations may be possible in small ponds (<2.5 ha) ...
  • “It’s All About the Scenery”: Tourists’ Perceptions of Cultural Ecosystem Services in the Lofoten Islands, Norway 

    Kaltenborn, Bjørn Petter; Kaltenborn, Eivind Feren; Linnell, John Durrus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The Lofoten Islands in northern Norway face challenges from increasing visitor numbers, congestion, environmental impacts, and growing host-visitor tensions. Benefits include increased local employment and growing revenues. ...
  • Unleaded hunting: Are copper bullets and lead-based bullets equally effective for killing big game? 

    Stokke, Sigbjørn; Arnemo, Jon Martin; Brainerd, Scott (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Semi-jacketed lead-cored or copper-based homogenous rifle bullets are commonly used for hunting big game. Ever since their introduction in the 1990’s, copper-based bullets have not been widely accepted by hunters due ...
  • Muskox status, recent variation, and uncertain future 

    Cuyler, Christine; Rowell, Janice; Adamczewski, Jan; Anderson, Morgan; Blake, John; Bretten, Tord; Brodeur, Vincent; Campbell, Mitch; Checkley, Sylvia L.; Cluff, H. Dean; Côté, Steeve D.; Davison, Tracy; Dumond, Mathieu; Ford, Barrie; Gruzdev, Alexander; Gunn, Anne; Jones, Patrick; Kutz, Susan; Leclerc, Lisa-Marie; Mallory, Conor; Mavrot, Fabien; Mosbacher, Jesper Bruun; Okhlop, Innokentiy Mikhailovich; Reynolds, Patricia; Schmidt, Niels Martin; Sipko, Taras; Suitor, Mike; Tomaselli, Matilde; Ytrehus, Bjørnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) are an integral component of Arctic biodiversity. Given low genetic diversity, their ability to respond to future and rapid Arctic change is unknown, although paleontological history demonstrates ...
  • Spatio–temporal distribution of greylag goose Anser anser resightings on the north-west/south-west European flyway: guidance for the delineation of transboundary management units 

    Bacon, Léo; Madsen, Jesper; Jensen, Gitte Høj; de Vries, Lisenka; Follestad, Arne; Koffijberg, Kees; Kruckenberg, Helmut; Loonen, Maarten; Månsson, Johan; Nilsson, Leif; Voslamber, Berend; Guillemain, Matthieu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    In western Europe, the majority of wild goose populations have increased exponentially over the last decades. Such increase is the source of many socio–ecological conflicts. The need for coordinated management actions to ...
  • Sea lice in Iceland: assessing the status and current implications for aquaculture and wild salmonids 

    Karbowski, Chelsey M.; Bengt, Finstad; Karbowski, Niklas; Richard D., Hedger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This is the first in-depth study which quantifies lice infestation levels on wild and farmed salmonids in a fjord system in Iceland (Arnarfjörður, Westfjords) and gives a baseline for the assessment of sea lice infestation ...
  • Decision making for sustainable natural resource management under political constraints – the case of revising hydropower licenses in Norwegian watercourses 

    Köhler, Berit; Ruud, Audun; Aas, Øystein; Barton, David Nicholas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Norway is the largest hydropower producer in Europe and provides currently 96% of domestic electricity supplies. Hydropower is a renewable and climate friendly source of energy, but causes an impairment on local environmental ...
  • Effect of sand texture on nest quality and mating success in a fish with parental care 

    Olsson, Karin H.; Forsgren, Elisabet; Merilaita, Sami; Kvarnemo, Charlotta; St. Mary, Colette (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Nest quality is an important aspect of courtship and mate choice, offering females direct benefits through offspring survival and, if it reflects male genetic quality, also indirect ones. Nest characteristics may thus ...
  • Cortinarius hildegardiae and C. mariekristinae spp. nov., two new species in the phlegmacioid clade Humolentes (sect. Calochroi s. l.) 

    Brandrud, Tor Erik; Schmidt-Stohn, Geert; Dima, Bálint (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Cortinarius hildegardiae and C. mariekristinae are described as new to science. They are phlegmacioid species with more or less yellow pilei, yellow lamellae, and extractable, greenish yellow antraquinonic pigments. They ...

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