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    • Failure to coordinate management in transboundary populations hinders the achievement of national management goals: The case of wolverines in Scandinavia 

      Gervasi, Vincenzo; Linnell, John D.C.; Brøseth, Henrik; Gimenez, Olivier (Peer reviewed, 2019-03-09)
      Large carnivores are expanding in Europe, and their return is associated with con- flicts that often result in policies to regulate their population size through culling. Being wide-ranging species, their populations are ...
    • Faunistic data and biology on the subfamily Cerocephalinae (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae) including the first record of Theocolax formiciformis Westwood, 1832 from Norway 

      Staverløkk, Arnstein; Hansen, Lars Ove (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A single specimen of Theocolax formiciformis Westwood, 1832 is reported together with new data on Cerocephala cornigera Westwood, 1832 and Cerocephala rufa (Walker, 1833) in Norway. Notes on the mating behaviour of C. ...
    • Feasibility of hyperspectral vegetation indices for the detection of chlorophyll concentration in three high Arctic plants: Salix polaris, Bistorta vivipara, and Dryas octopetala 

      Zagajewski, Bogdan; Kycko, Marlena; Tømmervik, Hans; Bochenek, Zbigniew; Wojtun, Bronislaw; Bjerke, Jarle W.; Klos, Andrzej (Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Remote sensing, which is based on a reflected electromagnetic spectrum, offers a wide range of research methods. It allows for the identification of plant properties, e.g., chlorophyll, but a registered signal not only ...
    • Fecundity and water flow influence the dynamics of Atlantic salmon 

      Jonsson, Bror; Jonsson, Nina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Populations are retained at reduced levels by resource competition and environmental stochasticity. In the Norwegian River Imsa, the relationship between fecundity of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) spawners and number of ...
    • Fine-scale behavioural differences distinguish resource use by ecomorphs in a closed ecosystem 

      Hawley, Kate L.; Rosten, Carolyn; Christensen, Guttorm; Lucas, Martyn C. (Journal article, 2016)
      Temporal differences in habitat use and foraging specialisms between ecomorphs represent aspects of behavioural phenotype that are poorly understood with regard to the origin and maintenance of ecological diversity. We ...
    • First case of chronic wasting disease in Europe in a Norwegian free‑ranging reindeer 

      Benestad, Sylvie Lafond; Mitchell, Gordon; Simmons, Marion M; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Vikøren, Turid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal contagious prion disease in cervids that is enzootic in some areas in North America. The disease has been found in deer, elk and moose in the USA and Canada, and in South Korea ...
    • First case of chronic wasting disease in Europe in a Norwegian free‑ranging reindeer 

      Benestad, Sylvie Lafond; Mitchell, Gordon; Simmons, Marion M; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Vikøren, Turid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal contagious prion disease in cervids that is enzootic in some areas in North America. The disease has been found in deer, elk and moose in the USA and Canada, and in South Korea ...
    • Fit is fat: winter body mass of Atlantic Puffins Fratercula arctica 

      Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Harris, Michael P.; Jensen, Jens-Kjeld (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Capsule: Atlantic Puffins Fratercula arctica from Scottish and Norwegian populations were significantly heavier in winter than when rearing chicks. Aims: To compare body masses of Atlantic Puffins on their wintering grounds ...
    • Flexibility in otherwise consistent non-breeding movements of a long-distance migratory seabird, the long-tailed skua 

      van Bemmelen, Rob; Moe, Børge; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Schmidt, Niels Martin; Hansen, Jannik; Lang, Johannes; Sittler, Benoit; Bollache, Loïc; Tulp, Ingrid; Klaassen, Raymond; Gilg, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-02-15)
      Quantifying within- and between-individual variation in animal migration strategies is a first step towards our understanding of the ability of migrants to adjust to changes in the en - vironment. We studied consistency ...
    • Forage fish abundance is a predictor of timing of breeding and hatching brood size in a coastal seabird 

      Lorentsen, Svein-Håkon; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Erikstad, Kjell E; Røv, Nils (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Current and future climate alterations might impact ecological processes like timing of breeding. We used multivariate linear models to assess the importance of food availability and climate on timing of breeding and ...
    • Forests dynamics in the montane–alpine boundary: a comparative study using satellite imagery and climate data 

      Dinca, Lucian; Nita, Mihai Daniel; Hofgaard, Annika; Alados, Concepcion L.; Broll, Gabriele; Borz, Stelian Alexandru; Wertz, Bogdan; Monteiro, Antonio T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Over the past decades, the altitudinal and latitudinal advance of forest lines has increased due to global warming and the abandonment of less productive areas previously subject to agricultural activities. The intensity ...
    • Fragmentation in calcareous grasslands: species specialization matters 

      Olsen, Siri Lie; Evju, Marianne; Endrestøl, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Habitat fragmentation resulting from anthropogenic land-use change may negatively affect both biodiversity and ecosystem structure and function. However, susceptibility to fragmentation varies between species and may be ...
    • Framing pictures: A conceptual framework to identify and correct for biases in detection probability of camera traps enabling multi‐species comparison 

      Hofmeester, Tim R.; Cromsigt, Joris P.G.M.; Odden, John; Andrén, Henrik; Kindberg, Jonas; Linnell, John Durrus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Obtaining reliable species observations is of great importance in animal ecology and wildlife conservation. An increasing number of studies use camera traps (CTs) to study wildlife communities, and an increasing effort is ...
    • From Svalbard to Siberia: Passerines breeding in the High Arctic also endure the Extreme cold of the Western Steppe 

      Snell, Katherine R. S.; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Moksnes, Arne; Thorup, Kasper; Fossøy, Frode (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Few species are adapted to high latitudes, and many over-winter in milder climates with migrations involving extensive barrier crossings. By escaping extreme conditions for the majority of the year, physiological and ...
    • Functional groups of Sahelian trees in a semiarid agroforestry system of Senegal 

      Diémé, Joseph S.; Diouf, Mayécor; Armas, Cristina; Rusch, Graciela; Pugnaire, Francisco I. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Aims Addressing plant responses to water stress is critical to understand the structure of plant communities in water-limited environments and to forecast their resilience to future changes in climate. In a semiarid ...
    • Functional responses of four Sahelian tree species to resource availability 

      Diéme, Joseph S.; Armas, Cristina; Rusch, Graciela; Pugnaire, Francisco (Journal article, 2018-11-11)
      Plants experience a fluctuating environment in time and space that affects resource supply. As human impacts on the environment directly and indirectly alter resource availability, it is important to address plant responses ...
    • Fungal Planet description sheets: 785– 867 

      Crous, P.W.; Luangsa-ard, J.J.; Wingfield, M.J.; Carnegie, A.J.; Hernández-Restrepo, M.; Lombard, L.; Roux, J.; Barreto, R.W.; Baseia, I.G.; Cano-Lira, J.F.; Martin, M.P.; Morozova, O.V.; Stchigel, A.M.; Summerell, B.A.; Brandrud, Tor Erik; Dima, B.; Garcia, D.; Giraldo, A.; Guarro, J.; Gusmão, L.F.P.; Khamsuntorn, P.; Noordeloos, M.E.; Nuankaew, S.; Pinruan, U.; Rodríguez-Andrade, E.; Souza-Motta, C.M.; Thangavel, R.; van Iperen, A.L.; V.P., Abreu; Accioly, T.; Alves, J.L.; Andrade, J.P.; Bahram, M.; Baral, H.-O.; Barbier, E.; Barnes, C.W.; Bendiksen, Egil; Bernard, E.; Bezerra, J.D.P.; Bezerra, J.L.; Bizio, E.; Blair, J.E.; Bulyonkova, T.M.; Cabral, T.S.; Caiafa, M.V.; Cantillo, T.; Colmán, A.A.; Conceição, L.B.; Cruz, S.; Cunha, A.O.B.; Ryvarden, L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Novel species of fungi described in this study include those from various countries as follows: Angola, Gnomoniopsis angolensis and Pseudopithomyces angolensis on unknown host plants. Australia, Dothiora corymbiae on ...
    • 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 ...
    • Future forest distribution on Finnmarksvidda, North Norway 

      Karlsen, Stein Rune; Tømmervik, Hans; Johansen, Bernt; Riseth, Jan Åge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Finnmarksvidda is Norway’s largest mountain plateau, located in the Arctic/alpineboreal transition area. The area is also a central winter grazing area for the reindeer herds of the indigenous Sámi people. This study ...
    • Gastropod grazing may prevent reintroduction of declining N-fixing epiphytic lichens in broadleaved deciduous forests 

      Gauslaa, Yngvar; Johlander, Stina; Nordén, Björn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We studied the potential to use reintroduction of two declining N-fixing flagship lichens to identify factors affecting failure or success in SW Swedish sites that had experienced substantially reduced acidification. After ...