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 ...
  • Salmonid stocking in five North Atlantic jurisdictions: Identifying drivers and barriers to policy change 

    Aas, Øystein; Cucherousset, Julien; Fleming, Ian A.; Wolter, Christian; Höjesjö, Johan; Buoro, Mathieu; Santoul, Frederic; Johnsson, Jörgen I.; Hindar, Kjetil; Arlinghaus, Robert (Peer reviewed, 2018)
    1. New knowledge challenges long-established practices of fish stocking and transfer because of increasing scientific consensus that the release of cultivated fish can pose risks to biodiversity; however, stocking can also ...
  • 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 ...
  • Individual Movement - Sequence Analysis Method (IM-SAM): characterizing spatio-temporal patterns of animal habitat use across landscapes 

    De Groeve, Johannes; Cagnacci, Francesca; Ranc, Nathan; Bonnot, Nadège C.; Gehr, Benedikt; Heurich, Marco; Hewison, A.J. Mark; Kroeschel, Max; Linnell, John Durrus; Morellet, Nicolas; Mysterud, Atle; Sandfort, Robin; Van De Weghe, Nico (Peer reviewed, 2019)
    We present methodological advances to a recently developed framework to study sequential habitat use by animals using a visually-explicit and tree-based Sequence Analysis Method (SAM), derived from molecular biology and ...
  • The leopard that learnt from the cat and other narratives of carnivore–human coexistence in northern India 

    Dhee; Athreya, Vidya; Linnell, John Durrus; Shivakumar, Shweta (Peer reviewed, 2019)
    1. This study explores the diversity of factors that influence human–leopard relationships in Himachal Pradesh, India. Looking beyond the socio‐economic and ecological dimensions of human–leopard conflict, it documents ...
  • Eurasian lynx fitness shows little variation across Scandinavian human-dominated landscapes 

    López-Bao, José Vicente; Aronsson, Malin; Linnell, John Durrus; Odden, John; Persson, Jens; Andrén, Henrik (Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Despite extensive research on the ecology and behavioural adaptations of large carnivores in humandominated landscapes, information about the fitness consequences of sharing landscapes is still limited. We assessed the ...
  • 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) ...
  • Hva kan vi lære fra gjennomførte vilkårsrevisjoner av vannkraftkonsesjoner i Norge? En dokumentanalyse av resultater, prosess og kunnskapsgrunnlag 

    Kohler, Berit; Aas, Øystein; Ruud, Audun (Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The terms of more than 400 licenses for the production of hydropower in Norwegian watercourses can come up for revision by 2022. These revisions of terms open up for a weighting of the societal benefit of hydropower ...
  • “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 ...
  • Legacies of Historical Exploitation of Natural Resources Are More Important Than Summer Warming for Recent Biomass Increases in a Boreal–Arctic Transition Region 

    Tømmervik, Hans; Bjerke, Jarle W.; Park, Taejin; Hanssen, Frank Ole; Myneni, Ranga B. (Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Eurasian forest cover at high northern latitudes (> 67 N) has increased in recent decades due to stimulatory effects of global warming, but other factors may be important. The objective of this study is to compare the ...

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