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Andersson, C., Pausata, F.S.R., Jansen, E., Risebrobakken, B. & Telford, R.J. 2010. Holocene trends in the foraminifer record from the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. Climate of the Past 6: 179-193.

Andree, K., Axtner, J., and 133 others including Solhøy, T. 2010. Permanent genetic resources added to molecular ecology resources database 1 April 2010-31 May 2010. Molecular Ecology Resources 10: 1098-1105. 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02898.x

Auffret, A.G., Meineri, E.P., Bruun, H.H., Ejrnæs, R. & Braae, B.J. 2010. Ontogenetic niche shifts in three Vaccinium species on a sub-alpine mountain side. Plant Ecology and Diversity 3: 131-139. 10.1080/17550874.2010.498063

Ávila-Jiménez, M.L., Coulson, S.J., Solhøy, T. & Sjöblim, A. 2010. Overwintering of terrestrial Arctic arthropods: the fauna of Svalbard now and in the future. Polar Research 29: 1027-137. 10.1111/j.1751-8369.2010.00152.x

Bach, L.H., Grytnes, J.-A., Halvorsen, R. & Ohlson, M. 2010. Tree influence on soil microbial community structure. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42: 1934-1943. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.07.002

Baniya, C.B. 2010. Vascular and cryptogram richness in the world's highest alpine zone, Tibet. Mountain Research and Development 30: 275-281. 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-09-00057.1

Baniya, C.B., Solhøy, T., Gauslaa, Y. & Palmer, M.W. 2010. The elevation gradient of lichen species richness in Nepal. The Lichenologist 42: 83-96. 10.1017/S0024282909008627

Birks, H.H. & Bjune, A.E. 2010. Can we detect a west Norwegian tree line from modern samples of plant remains and pollen? Results from the DOORMAT project. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19: 325-340. 10.1007/s00334-010-0256-0

Birks, H.H. & van Dinter, M. 2010. Lateglacial and early Holocene vegetation and climate gradients in the Nordfjord–Ålesund area, western Norway. Boreas 39: 783-798. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00161.x

Birks, H.J.B. 2010. Numerical methods for the analysis of diatom assemblage data. In: The Diatoms: Applications for the Environmental and Earth Sciences (2nd edition). (eds: Smol, J.P. & Stoermer, E.F.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 23-54.

Birks, H.J.B. & Seppä, H. 2010. Late-Quaternary palaeoclimatic research in Fennoscandia - A historical review. Boreas 39: 655-673. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00160.x

Birks, H.J.B., Heiri, O., Seppä, H. & Bjune, A.E. 2010. Strengths and weaknesses of quantitative climate reconstructions based on late-Quaternary biological proxies. The Open Ecology Journal 3: 68-110. 10.2174/1874213001003020068

Bjune, A.E., Birks, H.J.B., Peglar, S. & Odland, A. 2010. Developing a modern pollen-climate calibration data-set for Norway. Boreas 39: 674-688. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00158.x

Buckley, L.B., Davies, T.J., Ackerly, D.D., Kraft, N.J.B., Harrison, S.P., Anacker, B.L, Cornell, H.V., Damschen, E.I., Davies, T.J., Grytnes, J.-A., Hawkins, B.A., McCain, C.M., Stephens, P.R. & Wiens, J.J. 2010. Phylogeny, niche conservatism and the latitudinal diversity gradient in mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 277: 2131-2138. 10.1098/rspb.2010.0179

Cote, G., Pienitz, R., Velle, G. & Wang, X.W. 2010. Impact of geese on the limnology of lakes and ponds from Bylot Island (Nunavut, Canada). International Review of Hydrobiology 95: 105-129. 10.1002/iroh.200911151

Cotton, S. & Birks, H.H. 2010. Eastern Cape Odyssey. The Alpine Gardener 78(4): 422-444.

Davidson, T.A., Sayer, C.D., Perrow, M., Bramm, M. & Jeppesen, E. 2010. The simultaneous inference of zooplanktivorous fish and macrophyte density from sub-fossil cladoceran assemblages: a multivariate regression tree approach. Freshwater Biology 55: 546-564. 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2008.02124.x

Davidson, T.A., Sayer, C.D., Langdon, P.G., Burgess, A. & Jackson, M. 2010. Inferring past zooplanktivorous fish and macrophyte density in a shallow lake: application of a new regression tree model. Freshwater Biology 55: 584-599. 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02391.x

Engels, S., Helmens, K.F., Väliranta, M., Brooks, S.J. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010. Early Weichselian (MIS 5d and 5c) temperatures and environmental changes in northern Fennoscandia as recorded by chironomids and macroremains at Sokli, northeast Finland. Boreas 39: 689-704. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00163.x

Feurdean, A., Willis, K.J., Parr, C.K., Tantau, I. & Farcas, S. 2010. Post-glacial patterns in vegetation dynamics in Romania: homogenisation or differentiation? Journal of Biogeography 37: 2197-2208. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02370.x

Figueroa-Rangel, B.L., Willis, K.J. & Olvera-Vargas, M. 2010. Cloud forest dynamics in the Mexican neotropics during the last 1300 years. Global Change Biology 16: 1689-1704. 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02024.x

Froyd, C.A., Lee, J.A., Anderson, A.J., Haberle, S.G., Gasson, P.E. & Willis, K.J. 2010. Historic fuel wood use in the Galapagos Islands: identification of charcoal remains. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19: 207-217. 10.1007/s00334-010-0239-1

Gaillard, M.-J., Sugita, S., and 39 others including Birks, H.J.B., Bjune, A.E. & Hjelle, K.L. 2010. Holocene land-cover reconstructions for studies on land cover-climate feedbacks. Climate of the Past 6: 483-499.

Hatteland, B.-A., Grutle, K., Mong, C.E., Skartveit, J., Symondson, W.O.C. & Solhøy, T. 2010. Predation by beetles (Carabidae, Staphylinidae) on eggs and juveniles of the Iberian slug Arion lusitanicus in the laboratory. Bulletin of Entomological Research 100: 559-567. 10.1017/S0007485309990629

Heggen, M.P., Birks, H.H. & Anderson, N.J. 2010. Long-term ecosystem dynamics of a small lake and its catchment in west Greenland. The Holocene 20: 1207-1222. 10.1177/0959683610371995

Helama, S., Seppä, H., Birks, H.J.B. & Bjune, A.E. 2010. Reconciling pollen-stratigraphical and tree-ring evidence for high- and low-frequency temperature variability in the past millennium. Quaternary Science Reviews 29: 905-3918. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.09.012

Herzschuh, U. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010. Evaluating the indicator value of Tibetan pollen taxa for modern vegetation and climate. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 160: 197-208. 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2010.02.016

Herzschuh, U., Birks, H.J.B., Miscke, S., Zhang, C. & Böhner, J. 2010. A modern pollen-climate calibration set based on lake sediments from the Tibetan Plateau and its application to a Late Quaternary pollen record from the Qilian Mountains. Journal of Biogeography 37: 752-766. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02245.x 

Herzschuh, U., Birks, H.J.B., Ni, J., Zhao, Y, Liu, H., Liu, X. & Grosse, G. 2010. Holocene land-cover changes on the Tibetan Plateau. The Holocene 20: 91-104. 10.1177/0959683609348882

Hobbs, W.O., Telford, R.J., Birks, H.J.B., Saros, J.E., Hazewinkel, R.R.O., Perren, B.B., Saulnier-Talbot, E. & Wolfe, A. 2010. Quantifying recent ecological changes in remote lakes of North America and Greenland using sediment diatom assemblages. PLoS One 5(4): e10026. 10.1371/journal.pone.0010026

Kirkendall. L.R. & Faccoli, M. 2010. Bark beetles and pinhole borers (Curculionidae, Scolytinae, Platypodinae) alien to Europe. ZooKeys 56: 227-251. 10.3897/zookeys.56.529

Klanderud, K. 2010. Species recruitment in alpine plant communities: the role of species interactions and productivity. Journal of Ecology 98: 1128-1133. 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01703.x

Klanderud, K., Mbolatiana, H.Z.H., Vololomboahangy, M.N., Radimbison, M.A., Roger, E., Totland, O. & Rajeriarison, C. 2010. Recovery of plant species richness and composition after slash-and-burn agriculture in a tropical rainforest in Madagascar. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 187-204. 10.1007/s10531-009-9714-3

Kolarik, M. & Kirkendall, L.R. 2010. Evidence for a new lineage of primary ambrosia fungi in Geosmithia Pitt (Ascomycota: Hypocreales). Fungal Biology 114: 676-689. 10.1016/j.funbio.2010.06.005

Kvifte, G.M.2010. Pericoma nielseni nom. nov., a replacement name for Pericoma formosa Nielsen, 1964, preoccupied by Pericoma formosa Meunier, 1905 (Diptera: Psychodidae). Zootaxa 2726: 68. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2010/1/zt02726p068.pdf

Lang, B., Bedford, A., Brooks, S.J., Jones, R.T., Richardson, N., Birks, H.J.B. & Marshall, J.D. 2010. Early-Holocene temperature variability inferred from chironomid assemblages at Hawes Water, northwest England. The Holocene 20: 943-954. 10.1177/0959683610366157

Lang, B., Brooks, S.J., Bedford, A., Jones, R.T., Birks, H.J.B. & Marshall, J.D. 2010. Regional consistency in Lateglacial chironomid-inferred temperatures from five sites in north-west England. Quaternary Science Reviews 29: 1528-1538. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.02.023

La Qiong, Grytnes, J.-A. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010. Alpine vegetation and species-richness patterns along two altitudinal gradients in the Gyama Valley, south-central Tibet, China. Plant Ecology and Diversity 3: 235-247. 10.1080/17550874.2010.542782

Larocque, I., Velle, G. & Rolland, N. 2010. Effect of removing small (<150 μm) chironomids on inferring temperature in cold lakes. Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 709-719. 10.1007/s10933-009-9313-z

Larrasoaña, J.C., Ortuño, M., Parés, J.M., Birks, H.H., Valero-Garcés, B., Bordonau, J. & Copon, R. 2010. Palaeoenvironmental and palaeoseismic implications of a 3700-year sedimentary record from proglacial Lake Barrancs (Maladeta Massif, Central Pyrenees, Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 294: 83-93. 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.04.003

Lenoir, J., Gegout, J.-C., Guisan, A., Vittoz, P., Wohlgemuth, T., Zimmermann, N.E., Dullinger, S., Pauli, H., Willner, W., Grytnes, J.-A., Virtanen, R. & Svenning, J.-C. 2010. Cross-scale analysis of the region effect on vascular plant species diversity in southern and northern European mountain ranges. PLoS ONE 5: e15734. 10.1371/journal.pone.0015734

McCain C.M. & Grytnes, J.-A. 2010. Elevational gradients in species richness. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences - Ecology. (ed: Jonsson, R.). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 10 pp. 10.1002/9780470015902.a0022548

Måren. I.E., Janovský, Z., Spindelböck, J., Daws, M.I., Kaland, P.E. & Vandvik, V. 2010. Prescribed burning of northern heathlands: Calluna vulgaris germination cues and seed-bank dynamics. Plant Ecology 207: 245-256. 10.1007/s11258-009-9669-1

Paus, Aa. 2010. Vegetation and environment of the Rødalen alpine area, Central Norway, with emphasis on the early Holocene. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19: 29-51. 10.1007/s00334-009-0228-4

de la Riva-Caballero, A., Birks, H.J.B., Bjune, A.E., Birks, H.H. & Solhøy, T. 2010. Oribatid mite assemblages across the tree-line in western Norway and their representation in lake sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 361-374. 10.1007/s10933-010-9411-y

Ross, L.C., Woodin, S.J., Hester, A., Thompson, D.B.A. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010. How important is plot relocation accuracy when interpreting re-visitation studies of vegetation change? Plant Ecology and Diversity 3: 1-8. 10.1080/17550871003706233

Rydgren, K., Nordbakken, J.-F., Austad, I., Auestad, I. & Heegaard, E. 2010. Recreating semi-natural grasslands: an analysis of four methods. Ecological Engineering 36: 1672-1679. 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2010.07.005

Sandvik, S.M. & Eide, W. 2010. Short-term costs related to male and female structures in alpine Parnassia palustris. Nordic Journal of Botany 28: 1-6. 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2010.00774.x

Seniczak, A., Solhøy, T., Seniczak, S. & de la Riva Cabellero, A. 2010. Species composition and abundance of the oribatid fauna (Acari, Oribatida) at two lakes in the Fløyen area, Bergen, Norway. Biological Letters 47: 11-19. 10.2478/v10120-009-0014-0

Seppä, H., Birks, H.J.B., Bjune, A.E. & Nesje, A. 2010. Current continental palaeoclimatic research in the Nordic region (100 years since Gunnar Andersson 1909) – Introduction. Boreas 39: 649-654. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00170.x

Simaiakis, S.M., Iorio, E., Djursvoll, P., Meidell, B.A., Andersson, G. & Kirkendall, L.R. 2010. A study of the diversity and geographical variation in numbers of leg-bearing segments in centipedes (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha) in north-western Europe. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100: 899-909. 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01467.x

Stevens, C.J., Duprè, C., Dorland, E., Gaudnik, C., Gowing, D.J.G., Bleeker, A., Diekmann, M., Alard, D., Bobbink, R., Fowler, D., Corcket, E., Mountford, O., Vandvik, V., Aarestad, P.A., Muller, S. & Dise, N.B. 2010. Nitrogen deposition threatens species richness of grasslands across Europe. Environmental Pollution 158: 2940-2945.

Vatne, S., Solhøy, T., Asplund, J. & Gauslaa, Y. 2010. Grazing damage in the old forest lichen Lobaria pulmonaria increases with gastropod abundance in deciduous forests. The Lichenologist 42: 615-619. 10.1017/S0024282910000356

Velle, G., Bjune, A.E., Larsen, J. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010. Holocene climate and environmental history of Brurskardstjørni, a lake in the catchment of Øvre Heimdalsvatn, south-central Norway. Hydrobiologia 642: 13-34. 10.1007/s10750-010-0153-7

Velle, G., Brodersen, K.P., Birks, H.J.B. & Willassen, E. 2010. Midges as quantitative temperature indicator species: lessons for palaeoecology. The Holocene 20: 989-1002. 10.1177/0959683610365933

Virah-Sawmy, M., Willis, K.J. & Gillson, L. 2010. Evidence for drought and forest declines during the recent megafaunal extinctions in Madagascar. Journal of Biogeography 37: 506-519. 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02203.x

Virtanen, R., Luoto, M., Rama, T., Mikkola, K., Hjort, J., Grytnes, J.-A. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010. Recent vegetation changes at the high-latitude tree line ecotone are controlled by geomorphological disturbance, productivity and diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 810-821. 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00570.x

Watson, J.E., Brooks, S.J., Whitehouse, N.J., Reimer, P., Birks, H.J.B. & Turney, C. 2010. Chironomid-inferred late-glacial summer air temperatures from Lough Nadourcan, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Journal of Quaternary Science 25: 1200-1210. 10.1002/jqs.1399

Wiens, J.J., Ackerly, D.D., Allen, A.P., Anacker, B., Buckley, L.B., Cornell, H.V., Damschen, E.I., Davies, T.J., Grytnes, J.-A., Harrison, S.P., Hawkins, B.A., Holt, R.D., McCain, C.M. & Stephens, P.R. 2010. Niche conservatism as an emerging principle in ecology and conservation biology. Ecology Letters 13: 1310-1324. 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01515.x

Willis, K.J., Bailey, R.M., Bhagwat, S.A. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010.Biodiversity baselines, thresholds and resilience: testing predictions and assumptions using palaeoecological data. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 583-591. 10.1016/j.tree.2010.07.006

Willis, K.J., Bennett, K.D., Bhagwat, S.A. & Birks, H.J.B. 2010. 4°C and beyond: what did this mean for biodiversity in the past? Systematics and Biodiversity 8: 3-9. 10.1080/14772000903495833

Zanuncio, A.J.V., Pastori, P.L., Kirkendall, L.R., Lino-Neto, J., Serrão, J.E. & Zanuncio, J.C. 2010. Megaplatypus mutatus (Chapuis) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Platypodinae) attacks hybrid Eucalyptus l'heritier de brutelle clones in southern Espirito Santo, Brazil. The Coleopterists Bulletin 61: 81-83. 10.1649/0010-065X-64.1.81