Ecological and Environmental Change Research Group

2023 Publications

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Albert, J.S., Carnaval, A.C., Flantua, S.G.A. and 16 co-authors. (2023) Human impacts outpace natural processes in the Amazon. Science 379: eabo5003. 10.1126/science.abo5003

Auffret, A.G., Vangansbeke, P. and 24 co-authors including Måren, I.E. & Vandvik, V. (2023) More warm-adapted species in soil seed banks than in herb layer plant communities across Europe. Journal of Ecology 111: 1009-1020. 10.1111/1365-2745.14074

Barraclough, A.D., Reed, M.G., Coetzer,K., Price, M.F., Schultz, L., Moreira-Muñoz, A. & Måren, I.E. (2023) Global knowledge-action networks at the frontlines of sustainability: insights from five decades of science for action in UNESCO's World Network of biosphere reserves. People and Nature 5: 1430-1444. 10.1002/pan3.10515

Bhatta, K.P., Mottl, O., Felde, V.A., Flantua, S.G.A., Birks, H.H., Cao, X., Chen, F., Grytnes, J.-A., Seddon, A.W.R. & Birks, H.J.B. (2023) Exploring spatio-temporal patterns of palynological changes in Asia during the Holocene. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 11: 1115784. 10.3389/fevo.2023.1115784

Birkeli, K.,  Gya, R., Haugum, S.V., Velle, L.G. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Germination and seedling growth of Calluna vulgaris is senstive to regional cliamte, heathland succession, and drought. Ecology & Evolution 13: e10199. 10.1002/ece3.10199

Birks, H.H. (2023) Macrofossils and pollen. In: Lang, G., Ammann, B., Behre, K.-E. & Tinner, W. (Eds) Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics of Europe. Haupt, pp. 33-35.

Birks, H.J.B. (2023) Vegetation history, evolution and modern ecology. In: Lang, G., Ammann, B., Behre, K.-E. & Tinner, W. (Eds) Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics of Europe. Haupt, pp. 503-528.

Birks, H.J.B. (2023) Commentary: Quaternary palaeoecology meets deep-time palaeoecology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 120: e2316233120. 10.1073/pnas.2316233120

Birks, H.J.B., Bhatta, K.P., Felde, V.A., Flantua, S.G.A., Mottl, O., Haberle, S.G., Herbert, A., Hooghiemstra, H., Birks, H.H., Grytnes, J.-A. & Seddon, A.W.R. (2023) Approaches to pollen taxonomic harmonisation in Quaternary palynology. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 319: 104989. 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2023.104989

Brown, K.A., Bunting, M.J., Carvalho, F., de Bello, F., Mander, L., Marcisz, K., Mottl, O., Reitalu, T. & Svenning, J.-C. (2023) Trait-based approaches as ecological time machines: developing tools for reconstructing long-term variation in ecosystems. Functional Ecology 10.1111/1365-2435.14415

Cavalcante, L.L., Barbolini, N., Bacsik, Z. & Vajda, V. (2023) Analysis of fossil plant cuticles using vibrational spectroscopy: a new preparation protocol. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 316: 104944. 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2023.104944

Chacon-Labella, J., Hinojo-Hinojo, C., Bohner, T., Castorena, M., Violle, C., Vandvik. V. & Enquist, B.J. (2023) How to improve scaling from traits to ecosystem processes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 38: 228-237. 10.1016/j.tree.2022.10.007

Chondol, T., Klimes, A., Altman, J., Capková, K., Dvorsky, M., Hiiesalu, I., Jandová, V., Kopecky, M., Macek, M., Reháková, K., Liancourt, P. & Dolezal, J. (2023) Habitat preferences and functional traits drive longevity in Himalayan high-mountain plants. Oikos 2023: e10073. 10.1111/oik.10073

Conti, L., Valencia, E., Galland, T. and 48 co-authors including Vandvik, V. (2023) Functional trait trade-offs define plant population stability across different biomes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 290: 20230344. 10.1098/rspb.2023.0344

Courtney Jones, S.K., Geange, S.R., Hanea, A., Camac, J., Hemming, V., Doobov, B., Leigh, A. & Nicotra, A.B. (2023) IDEAcology: an interface to streamline and facilitate efficient, rigorous expert elicitation in ecology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 14: 2019-2028. 10.1111/2041-210X.14017

Cruz, R., Klimes, A., Dolesal, J., Sklenár, P. & Klimesová, J. (2023) Morphological and anatomical evolution of species of Valeriana (Caprifoliaceae) during the uplift of the Andean range. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 203: 50-66. 10.1093/botlinnean/boad011

Cussens, J., Barraclough, A.D. & Måren, I.E. (2023) Integration matters: combining socio-cultural and biophysical methods for mapping ecosystem service bundles. Ambio 52: 1004-1021. 10.1007/s13280-023-01830-7

Flantua, S.G.A. & Hooghiemstra, H. (2023) Anthropogenic pollen indicators: global food plants and Latin American human indicators in the pollen record. Scientific Data 10: 721. 10.1038/s41597-023-02613-1

Flantua, S.G.A., Mottl, O., Felde, V.A., Bhatta, K.P., Birks, H.H., Grytnes, J.-A., Seddon, A.W.R. & Birks, H.J.B. (2023) A guide to the processing and standardization of global palaeoecological data for large-scale syntheses using fossil pollen. Global Ecology and Biogeography 32: 1377-1394. 10.1111/geb.13693

Freitag, M., Hölzel, N. and 19 co-authors including Manning, P. (2023) Increasing plant species richness by seeding has marginal effects on ecosystem functioning in agricultural grasslands. Journal of Ecology 111: 1968-1984. 10.1111/1365-2745.14154

Gya, R., Geange, S.R., Lynn, J.S., Töpper, J.P., Wallevik, Ø., Zernichow, C. & Vandvik, V. (2023) A test of local adaptation to drought in germination and seedling traits in populations of two alpine forbs across a 2000 mm/year precipitation gradient. Ecology & Evolution 13: e9772. 10.1002/ece3.9772

Gya, R., Birkeli, K., Dahle, I.J., Foote, C.G., Geange, S.R., Lynn, J.S., Töpper, J.P., Vandvik, V., Zernichow, C. & Jenkins, G.B. (2023) Registered Reports: A new chapter at Ecology & Evolution. Ecology & Evolution 13: e10023. 10.1002/ece3.10023

Habumugisha, T., Engebretsen, I.M.S., Måren, I.E., Kaiser, C.W.M. & Dierkes, J. (2023) Reducing meat and/or dairy consumption in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of effects on protein intake, anthropogenic values, and body composition. Nutrition Reviews 10.1093/nutrit/nuad055

Hanz, D.M., Cutts, V., Barajas-Barbosa, M.P., Algar, A., Beierkuhnlein, C., Collart, F., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Field, R., Karger, D.N., Kienle, D.R., Kreft, H., Patiño, J., Schrodt, F., Steinbauer, M.J., Weigelt, P. & Irl, S.D.H. (2023) Effects of climate change on the distribution of plant species and plant functional strategies on the Canary Islands. Diversity and Distributions 29: 1157-1171. 10.1111/ddi.13750

Harris, T., Klimes, A., Martinlov, J. & Klimesová, J. (2023) Herbs are not just small plants: what biomass allocation to rhizomes tells us about differences between trees and shrubs. American Journal of Botany 110: e16202. 10.1002/ajb2.16202

Jaroszynska, F.O.H., Althuizen, I.G.H., Halbritter, A.H., Klanderud, K., Lee, H., Telford, R.J. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Bryophytes dominate plant regulation of soil microclimate in alpine grasslands. Oikos 2023: e10091. 10.1111/oik.10091

Jeno, L.M., Nylehn, J., Hole, T.N., Raaheim, A., Velle, G. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Motivational determinants of students' academic functioning: the role of autonomy-support, autonomous motivation, and perceived competence. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research 67: 194-211. 10.1080/00313831.2021.1990125

Jensen, C.H., Weidner, J., Giske, J., Jørgensen, C., Eliassen, S. & Mennerat, A. (2023) Adaptive host responses to infection can resemble parasitic manipulation. Ecology & Evolution 13: e10318. 10.1002/ece3.10318

Jonsdottir, I.S., Halbritter, A.H., Christiansen, C.T., Althuizen, I.H.J., Haugum, S.V., Henn, J.J., Björnsdottir, K., Maitner, B.S., Malhi, Y., Michaletz, S.T., Roos, R.E., Klanderud, K., Lee, H., Enquist, B.J. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Intraspecific trait variability is a key feature undelrying high Arctic plant community resistance to climate warming. Ecological Monographs 93: e1555. 10.1002/ecm.1555

Jörgensen, K., Clemmensen, K.E., Wallander, H. & Lindahl, B.D. (2023) Do ectomycorrhizal exploration types reflect mycelial foraging strategies? New Phytologist 237: 576-584. 10.1111/nph.18566

Keetz, L.T., Lieungh, E., Karimi-Asli, K., Geange, S.R. and 21 co-authors including Vandvik, V. (2023) Climate-ecosystem modelling made easy: The Land Sites Platform. Global Change Biology 29: 4440-4452. 10.1111/gcb.16808

Kerdoncuff, M., Måren, I.E. & Eycott, A.E. (2023) Traditional prescribed burning of coastal heathland provides niches for xerophilous and sun-loving beetles. Biodiversity and Conservation 32: 4083-4109. 10.1007/s10531-023-02684-x

Leclercq, N., Marshall, L., Weekers, T. and 73 co-authors including Hatteland, B.-A. (2023) Global taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic diversity of bees in apple orchards. Science of the Total Environment 901: 165933. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.165933

Lee, K.G.L., Mennerat, A., Lukas, D., Dugdale, H.L. & Culina, A. (2023) The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the gender gap in research productivity within academia. eLife 12: e85427. 10.7554/eLife.85427

Lewis, R.J., Marstein, K.-E. & Grytnes, J.-A. (2023) Incentivising open ecological data using blockchain technology. Scientific Data 10: 591. 10.1038/s41597-023-02496-2

Lubbe, F.C., Hrouda, A., Bartos, M., Klimes, A., Micková, K., Vergricht, J., Karlová, N. & Klimesová, J. (2023) Creating a root architecture model: tap-rooted or adventitious-rooted Plantago lanceolata. Folia Geobotanica 58: 293-309. 10.1007/s12224-023-09429-2

Lynn, J.S., Fridley, J.D. & Vandvik, V. (2023) More than what they eat: uncoupled biophysical constraints underlie geographic patterns of herbivory. Ecography 2023: e06114. 10.1111/ecog.06114

Lynn, J.S., Abo-Sido, N., McCowen, I.W., Villanueva, S.B., Harte, J. & Rudgers, J.A. (2023) Herbivory damage but not plant disease under experimental warming is dependent on weather for three subalpine grass species. Journal of Ecology 111: 617-630. 10.1111/1365-2745.14050

Lynn, J.S., Gya, R., Klanderud, K., Telford, R.J., Goldberg, D.E. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Traits help explain species' performance away from their climate niche centre. Diversity and Distributions 29: 962-978. 10.1111/ddi.13718

Løkkegaard, A., Mankoff, K.D., Zdanowicz, C. and 24 co-authors including Seguinot, J. (2023) Greenland and Canadian Arctic ice temperature profiles database. The Cryosphere 17: 3829-3845. 10.5194/tc-17-3829-2023

Maffezzoli, N., Cook, E., van der Bilt, W.G.M. and 21 co-authors including Muthreich, F. & Seddon, A.W.R. (2023) Detection of ice-core particles via deep neural networks. The Cryosphere 17: 539-565. 10.5194/tc-17-539-2023

Maitner, B.S., Halbritter, A.H., Telford, R.J., Strydom, T., Chacon, J., Lamanna, C., Sloat, L.L., Kerkhoff, A.J., Messier, J., Rasmussen, N., Pomati, F., Merz, E., Vandvick, V. & Enquist, B.J. (2023) Bootstrapping outperforms community-weighted approaches for estimating the shapes of phenotypic distributions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 14: 2592-2610. 10.1111/2041-210X.14160

Maliniemi, T., Huusko, K., Muurinen, L., Grytnes, J.-A., Tukiainen, H., Virtanen, R. & Alahuhta, J. (2023) Temporal changes in boreal vegetation under 70 years of conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 32: 4733-4751. 10.1007/s10531-023-02723-7

Mangerud, J., Alexanderson, H., Birks, H.H., Paus, A., Peric, Z.M. & Svendsen, J.I. (2023) Did the Eurasian ice sheets melt completely in early Marine Isotope Stage 3? New evidence from Norway and a synthesis for Eurasia. Quaternary Science Reviews 311: 108136. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2023.108136

Martínková, J., Klimes, A., Motyka, V., Adamec, L., Dobrev, P.I., Filepová, R., Gaudinová, A., Lacek, J., Maresova, I. & Klimesová, J. (2023) Why is root sprouting not more common among plants? Phytohormonal clues and ecological correlates. Environmental and Experimental Botany 205: 105147. 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2022.105147

Moses, J., Peters, M.K., Tiede, Y., Mottl, O., Donoso, D.A., Farwig, N., Fayle, T.M., Novotny, V., Sanders, N.J. & Klimes, P. (2023) Nutrient use by tropical ant communities varies among three extensive elevational gradients: a cross-continental comparison. Global Ecology and Biogeography 32: 2212-2229. 10.1111/geb.13757

Møgelvang, A., Vandvik, V., Ellingsen, S., Strømme, C.B. & Cotner, S.H. (2022) Cooperative learning goes online: teaching and learning intervention in a digital environmenta impacts psychosocial outcomes in biology students. International Journal of Educational Research 117: 102114. 10.1016/j.ijer.2022.102114

Neyret, M., Peter, S., le Provost, G. and 23 co-authors including Manning, P. (2023) Landscape management strategies for multifunctionality and social equity. Nature Sustainability 6: 391-403. 10.1038/s41893-022-01045-w

Nilsson, A.L.K., Molværsmyr, S., Breistøl, A. & Systad, G.H.R. (2023) Estimating mortality of small passerine birds colliding with wind turbines. Scientific Reports 13: 21365. 10.1038/s41598-023-46909-z

Ochoa-Hueso, R., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Risch, A.C. and 75 co-authors including Lynn, J.S. (2023) Bioavailability of macro- and micro-nutrients across global topsoils: main drivers and global-change impacts. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 37: e2022GB007680. 10.1029/2022GB007680

Pacheco-Riaño, L.C., Høistad Schei, F., Flantua, S.G.A. & Grytnes, J.-A. (2023) Lags in the response of plant assemblages to global warming depends on temperature-change velocity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 32: 719-733. 10.1111/geb.13653

Pacheco-Riaño, L.C., Flantua, S.G.A. & Grytnes, J.-A. (2023) Can plants "move" fast enough to escape climate change? Frontiers for Young Minds 11: 947230. 10.3389/frym.2023.947230

Prohaska, A., Seddon, A.W.R., Meese, B., Willis, K.J., Chiang, J.C.H. & Sachse, D. (2023) Abrupt change in tropical Pacific climate mean state during the Little Ice Age. Communications Earth & Environment 4: 227. 10.1038/s43247-023-00882-7

Prohaska, A., Seddon, A.W.R., Rach, O., Smith, A., Sachse, D. & Willis, K.J. (2023) Long-term ecological responses of a lowland dipterocarp forest to climate changes and nutrient availability. New Phytologist 240: 2513-2529. 10.1111/nph.19169

Robinson, M.L. and the Herbivory Variability Network including Lynn, J.S. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Plant size, latitude, and phylogeny explain within-population variability in herbivory. Science 382: 679-683. 10.1126/science.adh8830

Rodriguez, A., de Vries, F.T., Manning, P., Sebastia, M.T. & Bardgett, R.D. (2023) Soil abiotic properties shape plant functional diversity across temperate grassland plant communities. Ecosystems 26: 1000-1017. 10.1007/s10021-022-00812-2

Roos, R.E., Asplund, J., Birkemoe, T., Halbritter, A.H., Olsen, S.L., Vassvik, L., van Zuijlen, K. & Klanderud, K. (2023) Three decades of environmental change studies at alpine Finse, Norway: climate trends and responses across ecological scales. Arctic Science 9: 430-450. 10.1139/AS-2020-0051

van der Sande, M.T.,  Bush, M.B. and 14 co-authors including Flantua, S.G.A. (2023) Warming, drought, and distrubance lead to shifts in functional composition: a millenniel-scale analysis for Amazonian and Andean sites. Global Change Biology 29: 4775-4792. 10.1111/gcb.16818

Salminen, H., Tukiainen, H., Alahuhta, J., Hjort, J., Huusko, K., Grytnes, J.-A., Pacheco-Riaño, L.C., Kapfer, J., Virtanen, R. & Maliniemi, T. (2023) Assessing the relation between geodiversity and species richness in mountain heaths and tundra landscapes. Landscape Ecology 38: 2227-2240. 10.1007/s10980-023-01702-1

Saure, H.I., Vetaas, O.R., Hassel, K. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Restoring heathlands after afforestation on two islands in western Norway. Nordic Journal of Botany 10.1111/njb.03971

Schwindt, E., August, T.A., Vanderhoeven, S., McGeoch, M.A. and 19 co-authors including Vandvik, V. (2023) Overwhelming evidence galvanizes a global consensus on the need for action against invasive alien species. Biologcal Invasions 26: 621-626. 10.1007/s10530-023-03209-x

Seddon, A.W.R. & Zimmermann. B. (2023) Comment on "Dying in the Sun: direct evidence for elevated UV-B radiation at the end-Permian mass extinction". Science Advances 9: eadi0570. 10.1126/sciadv.adi0570

Serge, M.A., Mazier, F., Fyfe, R., Gaillard, M.-J. and 136 co-authors including Birks, H.J.B. & Bjune, A.E. (2023) Testing the effect of relative pollen productivity on the REVEALS model: a validated reconstruction of Europe-wide Holocene vegetation. Land 12: 986. 10.3390/land12050986

Stiblíková, P., Klimes, A., Cahill, J.F., Koubek, T. & Weiser, M. (2023) Interspecific differences in root foraging precision cannot be directly inferred from species' mycorrhizal status or fine root economics. Oikos 2023: e08995. 10.1111/oik.08995

Strandberg, N.A., Edwards, M.E., Ellison, J.C., Steinbauer, M.J., Walentowitz, A., Fall, P.L., Sear, D., Langdon, P., Cronin, S., Castilla Beltrán, C., Croudace, I.W., Prebble, M., Gosling, W.D. & Nogué, S. (2023) Influences of sea-level changes and volcanic eruptions on Holocene vegetation in Tonga. BioTropica 55: 816-827. 10.1111/btp.13231

Tahadlova, M.H., Mottl, O., Jorge, L.R., Koane, B., Novotny, V. & Sam, K. (2023) Trophic cascades in tropical rainforests: effects of vertebrate predator exclusion on arthropods and plants in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 55: 70-80. 10.1111/btp.13160

Thorvaldsen, P., Thorvaldsen, P., Bjørnsen, A., Haugum, S.V. & Velle, L.G. (2023) Rikhei - skjøtselsavhengig or artsrik naturtype. Blyttia 81: 115-126.

Töpper, J.P., Bakkestuen, V., Evju, M., Halvorsen, R., Jokerud, M., Kvamme, M., Myklebost, H.E., Måren, I.E. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Fire tiår med og for naturen – Per Arild Aarrestad. Blyttia 1: 12-19.

Tukiainen, H., Maliniemi, T., Alahuhta, J., Hjort, J., Lindholm, M., Salminen, H., Snåre, H., Toivanen, M., Vilmi, A. & Heino, J. (2023) Quantifying alpha, beta and gamme geodiversity. Progress in Physical Geography 47: 140-151. 10.1177/03091333221114714

Tukiainen, H., Toivanen, M. & Maliniemi, T. (2023) Geodiversity and biodiversity. In: Kubalíková, L., Coratza, P., Pál, M., Zwoliński, Z., Irapta, P. N. & van Wyk de Vries, B. (eds) Visages of Geodiversity and Geoheritage. Geological Society of London, Special Publications 530, pp. 31-47. 10.1144/SP530-2022-107

Vandvik, V., Halbritter, A.H., Althuizen, I.H.J. and 32 co-authors including Telford, R.J., Haugum, S.V. & Östman, S. (2023) Plant traits and associated data from a warming experiment, a seabird colony, and along elevation in Svalbard. Scientific Data 10: 578. 10.1038/s41597-023-02467-7

Velle, L.G., Haugum, S.V., Telford, R.J., Thorvaldsen, P. & Vandvik, V. (2023) Prescribed burning can promote recovery of Atlantic coastal heathlands suffering dieback after extreme drought events. Applied Vegetation Science 16: e12760. 10.1111/avsc.12760

Voskamp, A., Fritz, S.A., Köcke, V. and 21 co-authors including Manning, P. (2023) Utilizing multi-objective decision support tools for protected area selection. One Earth 6: 1143-1156. 10.1016/j.oneear.2023.08.009

Walentowitz, A., Lenzner, B., Essl, F. and 17 co-authors including Steinbauer, M.J. (2023) Long-term trajectories of non-native vegetation on islands globally. Ecology Letters 26: 729-741. 10.1111/ele.14196

Woutersen, A., Jardine, P.E., Silvestro, D., Bogota-Angel, R.G., Zhang, H.-X., Meijer, N., Bouchal, J., Barbolini, N., Dupont-Nivet, G., Koutsodendris, A., Antonelli, A. & Hoorn, C. (2023) The evolutionary history of the central Asian steppe-desert taxon Nitraria (Nitrariaceae) as revealed by integration of fossil pollen morphology and molecular data. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 202: 195-214. 10.1093/botlinnean/boac050

Zurell, D., Fritz, S.A., Rönnfeldt, A. & Steinbauer, M.J. (2023) Predicting extinctions with species distribution models. Cambridge Prisms: Extinction 1: e8. 10.1017/ext.2023.5