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AbdElRahmen, H.F. & Krzywinski, K. 2008. Environmental effects on morphology of Acacia tortilis group in the Red Sea Hills, north-eastern Sudan and south-eastern Egypt. Forest Ecology and Management 225: 254-263.

Bakke, J., Lie, Ø., Dahl, S.O., Nesje, A. & Bjune, A.E. 2008. Strength and spatial patterns of the Holocene wintertime westerlies in the NE Atlantic region. Global and Planetary Change 60: 28-41.

Battarbee, R.W., Birks, H.J.B. & Dearing, J.A. (eds) 2008. Special Issue in Honour of Professor Frank Oldfield. The Holocene 18: 201 pp.

Battarbee, R.W., Birks, H.J.B., Barber, K.E., Thompson, R., Dearing, J.A. & Matthews, J.A. 2008. Frank Oldfield and his contributions to environmental change research. The Holocene 18: 3-17. 10.1177/0959683607085780

Bellerby, R., Schulz, K.G., Riebesell, U., Neill, C.C., Nondal, G., Heegaard, E., Johannessen, T. & Brown, K. 2008. Marine ecosystem community carbon and nutrient uptake stoichiometry under varying ocean acidification during the PeECE III experiment. Biogeosciences 5: 1517-1527

Bhagwat, S.A. & Willis, K.J. 2008. Species persistence in northerly glacial refugia of Europe: a matter of chance or biogeographical trait? Journal of Biogeography 35: 464-482. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01861.x

Bhagwat, S. & Willis, K.J. 2008. Agroforestry as a solution to the oil-palm debate. Conservation Biology 22: 1368-1370.

Bhagwat, S.A., Willis, K.J., Birks, H.J.B. & Whittaker, R.J. 2008. Agroforestry: a refuge for tropical biodiversity? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23: 261-267. 10.1016/j.tree.2008.01.005

Birks, H.H. 2008. The Late-Quaternary history of arctic and alpine plants. Plant Ecology and Diversity 1: 135-146.

Birks, H.H. 2008. Alpines on the equator. Alpine Garden Society 76: 426-435.

Birks, H.J.B. 2008. Holocene climate research - progress, paradigms, and problems. In: Natural Climate Variability and Global Warming - A Holocene Perspective. (Eds: Battarbee, R.W. & Binney, H.A.), Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 7-57.

Birks, H.J.B. 2008. Ordination - an ever-expanding tool-kit for ecologists? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 39: 31-33.

Birks. H.J.B. 2008. The teaching of plant geography in Norway - a personal view. International Biogeography Society Newsletter 6: 5-8.

Birks, H.J.B. & Birks, H.H. 2008. Biological responses to rapid climate change at the Younger Dryas-Holocene transition at Kråkenes, western Norway. The Holocene 18: 19-30. 10.1177/0959683607085572

Birks, H.J.B. & Willis, K.J. 2008. Alpines, trees, and refugia in Europe. Plant Ecology and Diversity 1: 147-160.

Bjune, A.E. & Birks, H.J.B. 2008. Holocene vegetation dynamics and inferred climate changes at Svanåvatnet, Mo i Rana, northern Norway. Boreas 37: 146-156. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2007.00006.x

Bjune, A.E., Seppä, H. & Birks, H.J.B. 2008. Quantitative summer-temperature reconstructions for the last 2000 years based on pollen-stratigraphical data from northern Fennoscandia. Journal of Paleolimnology 10.1007/s10933-008-9254-y

Broström, A., Nielsen, A.B. & 13 others including Hjelle, K.L. 2008. Pollen productivity estimates of key European plant taxa for quantitative reconstruction of past vegetation: a review. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 17: 461-478. 10.1007/s00334-008-0148-8

Casseldine, C., Fyfe, R. & Hjelle, K.L. 2008. Pollen modelling, palaeoecology and archaeology: virtualisation and/or visualisation of the past? Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 17: 543-549.

Chen, F., Yu, Z. Yang, M., Ito, E., Wang, S., Madsen, D.B., Huang, X., Zhao, Y., Sato, T., Birks, H.J.B., Boomer, I., Chen, J., An, C. & Wünnemann, B. 2008. Holocene moisture evolution in arid central Asia and its out-of-phase relationship with Asian monsoon history. Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 351-364. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2007.10.017

Duffin, K.I., Gillson, L. & Willis, K.J. 2008. Testing the sensitivity of charcoal as an indicator of fire events in savanna environments: quantitative predictions of fire proximity, area, and intensity. The Holocene 18: 279-291. 10.1177/0959683607086766

Feurdean, A. & Willis K.J. 2008. The usefulness of a long-term perspective in assessing current forest conservation management in the Apuseni Natural Park, Romania. Forest Ecology and Management 256: 421-430. 10.1016/j.foreco.2008.04.050

Feurdean, A. & Willis K.J. 2008. Long-term variability of Abies alba in NW Romania: iplications for its conservation management. Diversity and Distributions 14: 1004-1017. 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2008.00514.x

Figueroa-Rangel, B.L., Willis, K.J. & Olvera-Vargas, M. 2008. 4200 years of pine-dominated upland forest dynamics in west central Mexico: human or natural legacy? Ecology 89: 1893-1907.

Froyd, C.A. & Willis, K.J. 2008. Emerging issues in biodiversity and conservation management: the need for a palaeoecological persepective. Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 1723-1732. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.06.006

Gaillard, M.-J., Sugita, S., & POLLANDCAL members (including Hjelle, K.L.) 2008. The use of modelling and simulation approach in reconstructing past landscapes from fossil pollen data: a review and results from the POLLANDCAL network. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 17: 419-443

Giesecke, T., Bjune, A.E., Chiverrell, R.C., Seppä, H., Ojala, A.E.K. & Birks, H.J.B. 2008. Exploring Holocene continentality changes in Fennoscandia using present and past tree distributions. Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 1296-1308.

Gillson, L., Ekblom, A., Willis, K.J. & Froyd, C. 2008. Holocene palaeoinvasions: the link betweenpattern, process and scale in invasion ecology? Landscape Ecology 23: 757-769.

Grytnes, J.-A. & Romdal, T.S. 2008. Using museum collections to estimate diversity patterns along geographical gradients. Folia Geobotanica 43: 357-369. 10.1007/s12224-008-9017-6

Grytnes, J.-A., Beaman, J.H. Romdal, T.S. & Rahbek, C. 2008. The mid-domain effect matters: simulation analyses of range-size distribution data from Mount Kinabalu, Borneo. Journal of Biogeography 35: 2138-2147. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01952.x

Grytnes, J.-A., Heegaard, E. & Romdal, T.S. 2008. Can the mass effect explain the mid-altitudinal peak in vascular plant species richness? Basic and Applied Ecology 9: 373-382.

Hatteland, B.A., Pedersen, N., Mortensen, F. & Solhøy, T. 2008. Species-area relations and island distribution of carabid beetles (Coleoptera, Caribidae) on small islands off the coast of western Norway. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 56: 73-80.

Henriksen, M., Magerud, J., Matiouchkov, A., Murray, A.S., Paus, Aa. & Svendsen, J.I. 2008. Intriguing climatic shifts in a 90 kyr old lake record from northern Russia. Boreas 37: 20-37. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2007.00007.x

Jansen, E., Andersson, C., Moros, M., Nisancioglu, K.H., Nyland, B.F. & Telford, R.J. 2008. The early to mid-Holocene thermal optimum in the North Atlantic. In: Natural Climate Variability and Global Warming - A Holocene Perspective. (Eds: Battarbee, R.W. & Binney, H.A.), Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 123-137.

Kaland, P.E. 2008. Kulturlandskapet historie. Naturen 4-08: 147-165.

Kattel, G.R., Battarbee, R.W., Mackay, A. & Birks, H.J.B. 2008. Recent ecological change in a remote Scottish mountain loch: an evaluation of a Cladocera-based temperature transfer function. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 259: 51-76. 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.03.052

Kausrud, K.L., Mysterud, A., Steen, H., Vik, J.O., Østbye, E., Cazelles, B., Framstad, E., Eikeset, E.M., Mysterud, I., Solhøy, T. & Stenseth, N.C. 2008. Linking climate change to lemming cycles. Nature 456: 93-98. 10.1038/nature07442

Klanderud, K. 2008. Species-specific responses of an alpine plant community under simulated environmental change. Journal of Vegetation Science 19: 363-372. 10.3170/2008-8-18376

Klanderud, K. & Totland, Ø. 2008. Diversity-stability relationships of an alpine plant community under simulated environmental change. Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research 40: 679-684. 10.1657/1523-0430(07-075)[KLANDERUD]2.0.CO;2

Li, L., Høie, H., Gaffen, A., Heegaard, E., Skadal, J. & Folkvord, A. Back-calculation of previous fish-size using individually tagged and marked Atlantic cod (Gadhus morhua). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 2496-2508.

MacDonald, G.M., Bennett, K.D., Jackson, S.T., Parducci, L., Smith, F.A., Smol, J.P. & Willis, K.J. 2008. Impacts of climate change on species, populations and communities: palaeobiogeographical insights and frontiers. Progress in Physical Geography 32: 139-172. 10.1177/0309133308094081

Miehe, G., Miehe, S., Will, M., Opgenoorth, L., LaDuo, Dorgeh, T. & Liu, J. 2008. An inventory of forest relicts in the pastures of southern Tibet (Xizang, A.R. China). Plant Ecology 194: 157-177. 10.1007/s11258-007-9282-0

Måren, I.E. & Nilsen, L.S. 2008. Kystlyngheier i Midt- og Nord-Norge. Blyttia 66(1): 11-22.

Måren, I.E., Vandvik, V. & Ekelund, K. 2008. Restoration of bracken-invaded Calluna vulgaris heathlands: effects on vegetation dynamics and non-target species.Biological Conservation 141: 1034-1044.

Måren, I.E., Vandvik, V. & Ekelund, K. 2008. Effectiveness of chemical and mechanical bracken Pteridium aquilinum control treatments in northern coastal heathlands on the island of Lygra, Hordaland, Norway. Conservation Evidence 5: 12-17.

Måren, I.E. & Vetaas, O.R. 2008. Kulturlandskap i nord og sør - betraktninger i rom. Naturen 4-08: 175-183.

Nybakken, L., Klanderud, K. & Totland, Ø. 2008. Simulated environmental change has contrasting effects on defensive compound concentration in three alpine plant species. Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research 40: 709-715. 10.1657/1523-0430(07-103)[NYBAKKEN]2.0.CO;2

Panizzo, V.N., Jones, V.J., Birks, H.J.B., Boyle, J.F., Brooks, S.J. & Leng, M.J. 2008. A multiproxy palaeolimnological investigation of Holocene environmental change, between c. 10700 and 7200 years BP, at Holebudalen, southern Norway. The Holocene 18: 805-817. 10.1177/0959683608089217

Payne, R., Blackford, J. & van der Plicht, J. 2008. Using cryptotephras to extend regional tephrochronologies: An example from southeast Alaska and implications for hazard assessments. Quaternary Research 69: 42-55.

Raddum, G., Fjellheim, A. & Velle, G. 2008. Increased growth and distribution of Ephemerella aurivillii (Ephemeroptera) after hydropower regulation of the Aurland catchment in Western Norway. River Research and Applications 24: 688-697.

Ross, L., Woodin, S., Thompson, D.B.A., Hester, A. & Birks, H.J.B. 2008. McVean & Ratcliffe plots revisited: fifty years of upland environmental change. In: Looking to the Hills 15: 23-24. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough.

Roth, S., Janssen, A. & Sabelis, M.W. 2008. Odour-mediated sexual attraction in nabids (Heteroptera: Nabidae). European Journal of Entomology 105: 159-162.

Rothero, G.P., Grytnes, J.-A., Birks, H.J.B. & Genney, D. Effects of climate change on bryophyte-dominated snowbed vegetation. Scottish Natural Heritage 104 pp.

Seppä, H., MacDonald, G.M., Birks, H.J.B., Gervais, B.R. & Snyder, J.A. 2008. Late-Quaternary summer temperature changes in the northern-European tree-line region. Quaternary Research 69: 404-412. 10.1016/j.yqres.2008.02.002

Solovieva, N., Jones, V., Birks, H.J.B., Appleby, P. & Nazarova, L. 2008. Diatom responses to 20th century climate warming in lakes from the northern Urals, Russia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 259: 96-106. 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.10.001

van Geel, B. and 15 others including Birks, H.H. 2008. The ecological implications of a Yakutian mammoth's last meal. Quaternary Research 69: 361-371. 10.1016/j.yqres.2008.02.004

van Leeuwan, J.F.N., Froyd, C.A., van der Knaap, W.O., Coffey, E.E., Tye, A. & Willis, K.J. 2008. Fossil pollen as a guide to conservation in the Galapagos. Science 322: 1206. 10.1126/science.1163454

Velle, G. & Larocque, I. 2008. Assessing chironomid head capsule concentrations in sediment using exotic markers. Journal of Paleolimnology 40: 165-177. 10.1007/s10933-007-9149-3

Vetaas, O.R. & Ferrer-Castán, D. 2008. Patterns of woody plant species richness in the Iberian Peninsula: environmental range and spatial scale. Journal of Biogeography 35: 1863-1878. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01931.x

Vetaas, O.R. & Måren, I.E. 2008. Kulturlandskap i drastisk endring. Naturen 4-08: 184-193.

Willis, K.J., Bennett, K.D. & Haberle, S.G. 2008. Solar influence on Holocene fire history. British Archaeological Report International Series 1807: 307-318.

Willis, K.J., Gillson, L. & Virah-Sawmy, M. 2008. Nature or nurture: the ambiguity of C4 grasslands in Madagascar. Journal of Biogeography 35: 1471-1472. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01985.x