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Benito, B.M. & Birks, H.J.B. (2020) distantia: an open-source toolset to quantify dissimilarity between multivariate ecological time-series. Ecography 43: 660-667. 10.1111/ecog.04895

Benito, B.M., Gil-Romera, G. & Birks, H.J.B. (2020) Ecological memory at millennial time-scales: the importance of data constraints, species longevity and niche features. Ecography 43: 1-10. 10.1111/ecog.04772

Birks, H.H. (2020) Bringing palaeoecology alive. In: Burt, T. & Thompson, D.B.A. (eds) Curious About Nature. A Passion for Fieldwork. Cambridge University Press, pp. 146-150.

Birks, H.J.B. (2020) Expedition botany/hobby botany. In: Burt, T. & Thompson, D.B.A. (eds) Curious About Nature. A Passion for Fieldwork. Cambridge University Press, pp. 150-155.

Carlson, C.J., Chipperfield, J.C., Benito, B.M., Telford, R.J. & O'Hara, R.B. (2020) Species distribution models are inappropriate for COVID-19. Nature Ecology & Evolution 10.1038/s41559-020-1212-8.

De Boeck, H.J., Bloor, J.M.G. and 22 co-authors including Halbritter, A.H. & Vandvik, V. (2020) Understanding ecosystems of the future will require more than realistic climate change experiments - A response to Korell et al. Global Change Biology. 10.1111/gcb.14854

Dengler, J., Matthews, T.J., Steinbauer, M.J. and 42 co-authors including Grytnes, J.-A. (2020) Species-area relationships in continuous vegetation: evidence from Palaearctic grasslands. Journal of Biogeography 47: 72-86. 10.1111/jbi.13697

Felde, V.A., Flantua, S.G.A., Jenks, C.R., Benito, B., and 24 co-authors including Birks, H.J.B. (2020) Compositional variation and turnover in Eemian pollen sequences in Europe. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 29: 101-109. 10.1007/s00334-019-00726-5

Gallagher, R.V., Falster, D.S., Maitner, B.S. and 54 co-authors including Vandvik, V., Halbritter, A.H. & Telford, R.J. (2020) Open Science principles for accelerating trait-based science across the Tree of Life. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 294-303. 10.1038/s41559-020-1109-6

Halbritter, A.H., De Boeck, H.J., Eycott, A.E. and the CliMani Working group including Gya, R. & Vandvik, V. (2020) The handbook for standardized field and laboratory measurements in terrestrial climate change experiments and observational studies (ClimEx). Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11: 22-37. 10.1111/2041-210X.13331

Leunda, M., Gil-Romera, G., Daniau, A.-L., Benito, B.M. & González-Sampériz, P. (2020) Holocene fire and vegetation dynamics in the Central Pyrenees (Spain). Catena 188: 104411. 10.1016/j.catena.2019.104411

Meineri, E.P.F., Klanderud, K., Guittar, J., Goldberg, D.E. & Vandvik, V. (2020) Functional traits, not productivity, predict openness to seedling recruitment in alpine plant communities under climatic warming. Oikos 129: 13-23. 10.1111/oik.06243

Muthreich, F., Zimmermann, B., Birks, H.J.B., Vila‐Viçosa, C.M. & Seddon, A.W.R. (2020) Chemical variations in Quercus pollen as a tool for taxonomic identification: implications for long-term ecological and biogeographical research. Journal of Biogeography 47: 1298-1309. 10.1111/jbi.13817

Onstein, R.E., Vink, D.N., Veen, J., Barratt, C.D., Flantua, S.G.A., Wich, S.A. & Kissling, W.D. (2020) Palm fruit colours are linked to the broad-scale distribution and diversification of porimate colour vision systems. Procedings of the Royal Society B 287: 20192731. 10.1098/rspb.2019.2731

Voldstad, L.H., Alsos, I.G., Farnsworth, W.R., Heintzman, P.D., Håkansson, L., Kjellman, S.E., Rouillard, A., Schomacker, A. & Eidesen, P.B. (2020) A complete Holocene lake sediment ancient DNA record reveals long-standing high Arctic plant  diversity hotsport in northern Svalbard. Quaternary Science Reviews 234: 106207. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106207

Zhao, Y., Tzedakis, P.C., and 19 co-authors including Birks, H.J.B. & Felde, V.A. (2020) Evolution of vegetation and climate variability of the Tibetan Plateau over the past 1.74 million years. Science Advances 6: eaay6193. 10.1126/sciadv.aay6193