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John-Arvid Grytnes

Professor
  • E-mailJon.Grytnes@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 81 28+47 411 60 708
  • Visitor Address
    Thormøhlensgt. 53 A/B
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • 2020. Using Red List species in designating protection status to forest areas: a case study on the problem of spatio-temporal dynamics. Biodiversity and Conservation. 3429-3443.
  • 2020. The effects of a goal-framing and need-supportive app on undergraduates´ intentions, effort, and achievement in mobile science learning. Computers & Education. 1-14.
  • 2019. Unfenced Borders Cause Differences in Vegetation and Fauna Between Protected and Unprotected Areas in a Tropical Savanna. Tropical Conservation Science.
  • 2019. Trophic interactions and abiotic factors drive functional and phylogenetic structure of vertebrate herbivore communities across the Arctic tundra biome. Ecography. 1152-1163.
  • 2019. Species–area relationships in continuous vegetation: Evidence from Palaearctic grasslands. Journal of Biogeography. 1-15.
  • 2019. Open-source data reveal how collections-based fungal diversity is sensitive to global change. Applications in Plant Sciences. 1-19.
  • 2019. GrassPlot v. 2.00 – first update on the database of multi-scale plant diversity in Palaearctic grasslands. Palaearctic Grasslands. 26-47.
  • 2019. Assessing sampling coverage of species distribution in biodiversity databases. Journal of Vegetation Science. 620-632.
  • 2018. Weighted average regression and environmental calibration as a tool for quantifying climate-driven changes in vegetation. Journal of Plant Ecology. 460-473.
  • 2018. The potential to use documentation in national Red Lists to characterize red-listed forest species in Fennoscandia and to guide conservation. Global Ecology and Conservation. 1-12.
  • 2018. The effects of m-learning on motivation, achievement and well-being: A Self-Determination Theory approach. British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET). 1-15.
  • 2018. Testing the novelty effect of an m-learning tool on internalization and achievement: A Self-Determination Theory approach. Computers & Education. 398-413.
  • 2018. Scale sensitivity of the relationship between alpha and gamma diversity along an alpine elevation gradient in central Nepal. Journal of Biogeography. 804-814.
  • 2018. Red List updates and the robustness of sites selected for conservation of red-listed species. Global Ecology and Conservation. 1-11.
  • 2018. Plant species composition shifts in the Tatra Mts as a response to environmental change: a resurvey study after 90 years. Folia Geobotanica. 333-348.
  • 2018. Observer and relocation errors matter in resurveys of historical vegetation plots. Journal of Vegetation Science. 1-12.
  • 2018. GrassPlot – a database of multi-scale plant diversity in Palaearctic grasslands. Phytocoenologia. 331-347.
  • 2018. Effects of grazing abandonment and climate change on mountain summits flora: a case study in the Tatra Mts. Plant Ecology. 261-276.
  • 2018. Downhill shift of alpine plant assemblages under contemporary climate and land-use changes. Ecosphere. 1-15.
  • 2018. Are diversity trends in westrn Scandinavia influenced by post-glacial dispersal limitation? Journal of Vegetation Science. 360-370.
  • 2018. Accelerated increase in plant species richness on mountain summits is linked to warming. Nature. 231-234.
  • 2017. The influence of spatial scales on Red List composition: Forest species in Fennoscandia. Global Ecology and Conservation. 247-297.
  • 2017. The effect of a mobile-application tool on biology students' motivation and achievement in species identification: A Self- Determination Theory perspective. Computers & Education. 1-12.
  • 2017. Resurveying historical vegetation data – opportunities and challenges. Applied Vegetation Science. 164-171.
  • 2017. Large climate change, large effect? Vegetation changes over the past century in the European High Arctic. Applied Vegetation Science. 204-214.
  • 2017. Changing contributions of stochastic and deterministic processes in community assembly over a successional gradient. Ecology. 148-157.
  • 2017. Best practice for the use of scenarios for restoration planning. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 14-25.
  • 2017. An intercontinental comparison of niche conservatism along a temperature gradient. Journal of Biogeography. 1104-1113.
  • 2016. Topography-driven isolation, speciation and a global increase of endemism with elevation. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 1097-1107.
  • 2016. Species trait selection along a prescribed fire chronosequence. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 446-455.
  • 2016. Rarefaction and elevational richness pattern: A case study in a high tropical island (New Caledonia, SW Pacific). Journal of Vegetation Science. 441-451.
  • 2016. Modern pollen–plant richness and diversity relationships exist along a vegetational gradient in southern Norway. The Holocene. 163-175.
  • 2016. Do composition and richness of woody plants vary between gaps and closed canopy patches in subtropical forests? Journal of Vegetation Science. 1129-1139.
  • 2015. Stability of alpine vegetation over 50 years in central Norway. Folia Geobotanica. 39-48.
  • 2015. Is palaeoecology a ‘special branch’ of ecology? The Holocene. 17-24.
  • 2015. Effects of prescribed burning on carabid beetle diversity in coastal anthropogenic heathlands. Biodiversity and Conservation. 2565-2581.
  • 2015. Disjunct populations of European vascular plant species keep the same climatic niches. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 1401-1412.
  • 2014. The relationship between vegetation composition, vegetation zones and modern pollen assemblages in Setesdal, southern Norway. The Holocene. 985-1001.
  • 2014. Invertebrate communities inhabiting nests of migrating passerine, wild fowl and sea birds breeding in the High Arctic, Svalbard. Polar Biology. 981-998.
  • 2014. Identifying the driving factors behind observed elevational range shifts on European mountains. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 876-884.
  • 2014. Diversity patterns in a diversity hotspot. Applied Vegetation Science. 381-383.
  • 2014. A comparison of novel and traditional numerical methods for the analysis of modern pollen assemblages from major vegetation-landform types. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 22-36.
  • 2013. The role of biotic interactions in shaping distributions and realised assemblages of species: implications for species distribution modelling. Biological Reviews. 15-30.
  • 2013. Productivity-diversity patterns in arctic tundra vegetation. Ecography. 331-341.
  • 2013. Long-term vegetation stability in northern Europe as assessed by changes in species co-occurrences. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 289-302.
  • 2013. Local temperatures inferred from plant communities suggest strong spatial buffering of climate warming across Northern Europe. Global Change Biology. 1470-1481.
  • 2013. Conservation of epiphytes: Single large or several small host trees? Biological Conservation. 144-151.
  • 2012. Upward shift in elevational plant species ranges in Sikkilsdalen, central Norway. Ecography. 922-932.
  • 2012. The bird ectoparasite Dermanyssus hirundinis (Acari, Mesostigmata) in the High Arctic: a new parasitic mite to Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Acta Parasitologica. 378-384.
  • 2012. Fine-scale distribution and abundance of epiphytic lichens: environmental filtering or local dispersal dynamics? Journal of Vegetation Science. 459-470.
  • 2012. Dispersal ability links to cross-scale species diversity patterns across the Eurasian Arctic tundra. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 851-860.
  • 2012. Different evolutionary histories underlie congruent species richness gradients of birds and mammals. Journal of Biogeography. 825-841.
  • 2012. Changes in arctic vegetation on Jan Mayen Island over 19 and 80 years. Journal of Vegetation Science. 771-781.
  • 2012. Are fossil assemblages in a single sediment core from a small lake representative of total deposition of mite, chironomid, and plant macrofossil remains? Journal of Paleolimnology. 669-691.
  • 2012. Altitudinal species richness patterns of vascular plants in the south-eastern Pyrenees and nearby mountains of Catalonia. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 115-126.
  • 2011. Quantification of UV-B flux through time using UV-B-absorbing compounds contained in fossil Pinus sporopollenin. New Phytologist. 553-560.
  • 2011. Invasion of Norway spruce diversifies the fire regime in boreal European forests. Journal of Ecology. 395-403.
  • 2011. Fine-scale changes in vegetation composition in a boreal mire over 50 years. Journal of Ecology. 1179-1189.
  • 2011. 21st century climate change threatens mountain flora unequally across Europe. Global Change Biology. 2330-2341.
  • 2010. Tree influence on soil microbial community structure. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 1934-1943.
  • 2010. Recent vegetation changes at the high-latitude tree line ecotone are controlled by geomorphological disturbance, productivity and diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 810-821.
  • 2010. Phylogeny, niche conservatism and the latitudinal diversity gradient in mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. 2131-2138.
  • 2010. Cross-Scale Analysis of the Region Effect on Vascular Plant Species Diversity in Southern and Northern European Mountain Ranges. PLOS ONE.
  • 2010. Alpine vegetation and species-richness patterns along two altitudinal gradients in the Gyama Valley, south-central Tibet, China. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 235-247.
  • 2009. The relative importance of positive and negative interactions for pollinator attraction in a plant community. Ecological research. 929-936.
  • 2009. The importance of host tree age, size and growth rate as determinants of epiphytic lichen diversity in boreal spruce forests. Biodiversity and Conservation. 3579-3596.
  • 2008. Using Museum Collections to Estimate Diversity Patterns along Geographical Gradients. Folia Geobotanica. 357-369.
  • 2008. Using Museum Collections to Estimate Diversity Patterns along Geographical Gradients. Folia Geobotanica. 357-369.
  • 2008. The mid-domain effect matters: simulation analyses of range-size distribution data from Mount Kinabalu, Borneo. Journal of Biogeography. 2138-2147.
  • 2008. Can the mass effect explain the mid-altitudinal peak in vascular plant species richness? Basic and Applied Ecology. 373-382.
  • 2007. An indirect area effect on elevational species richness patterns. Ecography. 440-448.
  • 2007. A comparison of altitudinal species richness patterns of bryophytes with other plant groups in Nepal, Central Himalaya. Journal of Biogeography. 1907-1915.
  • 2006. Species richness of vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens along an altitudinal gradient in western Norway. Acta Oecologica. 241-246.
  • 2006. Elevational species richness patterns for vascular plants on Mount Kinabalu, Borneo. Journal of Biogeography. 1838-1849.
  • 2006. Effects of altitude and topography on species richness of vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens in alpine communities. Journal of Vegetation Science. 37-46.
  • 2005. Willow canopies and plant community structure along an Alpine environmental gradient. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine research. 428-435.
  • 2005. Palaeolimnological evidence for recent climatic change in lakes from the northern Urals, arctic Russia. Journal of Paleolimnology. 463-482.
  • 2004. Relationship between plant species richness and biomass in an arid sub-alpine grassland of the Central Himalayas, Nepal. Folia Geobotanica. 57-71.
  • 2004. Fern species richness along a central Himalayan elevational gradient, Nepal. Journal of Biogeography. 389-400.
  • 2003. The influence of scale and species pool on the relationship between vascular plant species richness and cover in an alpine area in Norway. Plant Ecology. 273-284.
  • 2003. Species-richness patterns of vascular plants along seven altitudinal transects in Norway. Ecography. 291-300.
  • 2003. Species richness patterns of vascular plants along seven altitudinal transects in Norway. Ecography. 291-300.
  • 2003. Ecological interpretations of the mid-domain effect. Ecology Letters. 883-888.
  • 2002. the paleolimnological analyses of sediments from high mountain lake Nizné terianske pleso in th High Tatras (Slovakia). Journal of Paleolimnology. 95-109.
  • 2002. The sediment record of the past 200 years in a Swiss high-alpine lake: Hagelseewli (2339 m a.s.l). Journal of Paleolimnology. 111-127.
  • 2002. The paleolimnological analyses of sediments from high mountain lake Nizné Terianske pleso in the High Tatras (Slovakia). Journal of Paleolimnology. 95-109.
  • 2002. Lake Redó ecosystem response to an increasing warming in the Pyrenees during the twentieth century. Journal of Paleolimnology. 129-145.
  • 2002. Distribution of vascular plant species richness and endemic richness along the Himalayan elevation gradient in Nepal. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 291-301.
  • 2002. Distribution of vascular plant richness and endemic richness along the Himalayan elevation gradient in Nepal. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 291-301.
  • 2002. Comparing palaeolimnological and instrumental evidence of climate change for remote mountain lakes over the last 200 years. Journal of Paleolimnology. 161-179.
  • 2002. Climate variability and ecosystem dynamics of remote alpine and arctic lakes: the MOLAR project. Journal of Paleolimnology. 1-6.
  • 2002. A comparison between null models and interpolated plant species richness along the Himalayan altitudinal gradient. American Naturalist. 294-304.
  • 2000. Geographical trends in the species-to-family ratio of vascular plants in Fennoscandia. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift. 60-64.
  • 2000. Fine-scale vascular plant richness in different alpine vegetation types: relationships with biomass and cover. Journal of Vegetation. 87-92.
  • 1999. Plant species richness in Fennoscandia: evaluating the relative importance of climate and history. Nordic Journal of Botany. 489-503.
  • 1997. Artsrikdom i forhold til biomasse. Et kort resymé av noen foreløpige resultater. In Fagmøte i vegetasjonsøkologi på Kongsvoll 1996. Rapport. 126-128.
Report
  • 2015. Sharing vegetation data: Outline of an infrastructure to secure scientific and technical standards that can facilitate data exchange. 4. 4. .
Academic lecture
  • 2019. Study of temporal changes in forest vegetation reveals large differences between species groups .
  • 2019. Perceived novelty is not enough: the effect of need-support in m-learning on internalization and achievement.
  • 2019. Diverse and natural forest buffers the effect of ash dieback on bryophyte communities .
  • 2018. How mobile learning can support student motivation and achievement.
  • 2017. Long-term plant species composition shifts in Morskie Oko Valley (Tatry Wysokue mts) as a response to changes in environment.
  • 2017. Hvordan teknologi bidrar til biologistudenters motivasjon og læring.
  • 2017. Changes in Norwegian woodlands: related to climate change or legacies of the past? Impact of climate change on the ranges of species and species composition of plant communities.
  • 2016. GBIF data publishing seminar at the Department of Biology at the University of Bergen.
  • 2016. Breeding success in Atlantic puffins at Hjelmsøya, northern Norway: effects of food availability and climate variation.
  • 2015. What is going on in our broadleaved woodlands?
  • 2015. Vegetation dynamics or stability in the High Arctic?
  • 2015. ArtsApp – et verktøy for enklere artsidentifikasjon.
  • 2014. Changing species co-occurrences over a post-fire succession.
  • 2014. Assessing changes in broad-leaved deciduous forests in Western Norway by the use of total inventory lists of vascular plants.
  • 2013. Diversity relationships between vegetation and modern pollen samples in the Setesdal valley of south-central Norway.
  • 2012. Biodiversity relationships between vegetation and modern pollen samples in the Setesdal valley of south-central Norway.
  • 2009. Vegetation survey in a mire after 50 years. Is there any change?
  • 2009. Changes in broad-leaved forests of Western Norway over the last 30 years.
  • 2008. Vegetasjonsendringer over de siste 50 år.
  • 2008. Using old phytosociological relevés to study long-term vegetational dynamics.
  • 2003. Biodiversity and human disturbance in Himalayas.
  • 2001. Tree diversity and species richness relationships in the Himalayas.
Editorial
  • 2017. Resurvey of historical vegetation plots: a tool for understanding long-term dynamics of plant communities. Applied Vegetation Science. 161-163.
Other presentation
  • 2017. Hagefest - stor formidlingsdag i Botanisk hage.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 2017. How technologies motivate and enhance student learning. Lund University Open Access.
Masters thesis
  • 2006. Recent changes in the vegetation of Rondane.
Popular scientific article
  • 2018. Meconopsis torquata in the mountains near Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region. The Rock Garden. 82-89.
Letter to the editor
  • 2018. Norske fjellområder er i rask endring. Aftenposten Viten.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2018. Spatiotemporal dynamics of plant assemblages under changing climate and land-use regimes in central Nepal Himalaya.
  • 2018. National Red Lists in Fennoscandian Conservation: how spatio-temporal dynamics of red-listed species and geographical scale matter for site selection and conservation priorities.
  • 2017. Faster, taller, more - patterns and drivers of floristic change on European mountain summits.
  • 2015. Life after fire: the impact of fire on species composition and diversity in coastal heathlands.
  • 2012. Spatial patterns of epiphytic lichens at local and regional scale: the influence of deterministic and stochastic processes.
  • 2002. Patterns of vascular plant species richness at a range of spatial scales. -.
Programme participation
  • 2020. Trumfer klimakrisen over biodiversitetskrisen?
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2011. Gradients of plant diversity: local patterns and processes. 16 pages.
  • 2010. Elevational gradients in species richness. 10 pages.
  • 2007. Elevational patterns in species richness.
  • 2000. Is there a typical alpine flower? 10 pages.
Poster
  • 2017. Climate change drives shifts in plant species composition of Tatry Mountain summits over the past 100 years.
  • 2016. Grazing abandonment drives community compositional shift in the Tatras mountains over the past 90 years.
  • 2015. Homogenization of European Summit Floras under Global Change.
  • 2015. Does the activity of hikers and grazing animals enhance a range shift of vegetation towards summits?
  • 2015. Can changes in snow cover explain the observed shifts in alpine vegetation range limits?
  • 2013. The effects of fire on carabid beetle diversity on a western Norwegian heathland.
  • 2012. Are there relationships between species diversity in vegetation and in modern pollen samples in the Setesdal valley of south-central Norway?
  • 2009. Elevational shifts in plants over an 86-year period in Sikkilsdalen, central Norway.
  • 2006. Recent changes in the vegetation of Rondane.
  • 2002. Distribution of vascular plant species richness and endemic richness along the Himalayan elevation gradient in Nepal.
  • 2001. The relationship between biomass and species richness in dry mountain grassland of Nepal.
Digital learning tools
  • 2019. Artsapp for Svalbards flora – digital bestemmelsesnøkkel for artsidentifisering av planter på Svalbard (utviklet på engelsk, vil komme en norsk versjon også).
Academic literature review
  • 2019. Global endemics-area relationships of vascular plants. 41-49.
  • 2016. Does pollen-assemblage richness reflect floristic richness? A review of recent developments and future challenges. 1-25.
  • 2015. Diver-operated suction sampling in norwegian cobble grounds: Technique and associated fauna. 184-202.
  • 2010. Niche conservatism as an emerging principle in ecology and conservation biology. 1310-1324.
  • 2009. Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model for macroecology. 873-886.
Popular scientific chapter/article
  • 2011. Climate change and its consequences on bryophyte-dominated snow bed vegetation. 435-440.

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