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Akite, P. & Rowell, C.H.F. 2013. Oshwea dubiosa rediscovered in Uganda. Journal of Orthoptera Research 22: 45-49. 10.1665/034.022.0107

Ammann, B., Birks, H.H., Walanus, A. & Wasylikova, K. 2013. Late glacial multidisciplinary studies including plant macrofossils. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2nd edition), vol. 3. (Ed: Elias, S.A) Elsevier, pp. 785-793.

Baker, A.G., Bhagwat, S.A. & Willis, K.J. 2013. Do dung fungal spores make a good proxy for past distribution of large herbivores? Quaternary Science Reviews 62: 21-31. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.11.018

Birks, H.H. 2013. Dedication - Bill Watts. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2nd edition), vol. 3. (Eds: Elias, S.A. & Mock, C.J.) Elsevier, pp. vi.

Birks, H.H. 2013. Plant Macrofossils - Introduction. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2nd edition), vol. 3. (Eds: Elias, S.A. & Mock, C.J.) Elsevier, pp. 593-612.

Birks, H.H. & Birks, H.J.B. 2013. Vegetation responses to late-glacial climate changes in western Norway. Preslia 85: 215-237.

Birks, H.J.B. 2013. Numerical analysis methods. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2nd edition), vol. 3. (Eds: Elias, S.A. & Mock, C.J.) Elsevier, pp. 821-830.

Birks, H.J.B. 2013. Paleoecology. In: Encyclopedia of Ecology: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. (Ed: Elias, S.A.) Elsevier 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.00884-8

Birks, H.J.B. & Simpson, G.L. 2013. 'Diatoms and pH reconstruction' (1990) revisited. Journal of Paleolimnology 49: 363-371. 10.1007/s10933-013-9697-7

Birks, H.J.B. & Smol, J.P. 2013. Rick Battarbee and his many contributions to palaeolimnology. Journal of Paleolimnology 49: 313-332. 10.1007/s10933-012-9661-y

Bjune, A.E. 2013. Paleophytogeography. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2nd edition), vol. 2. (Eds: Elias, S.A. & Mock, C.J.) Elsevier. pp. 730-733.

Bjune, A.E., Helvik, I. & Birks, H.J.B. 2013. The Fagus sylvatica forests in the Larvik region, south-eastern Norway: their origin and history. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 22: 215-229. 10.1007/s00334-012-0371-1

Boyle, J., Chiverrell, R., Plater, A., Thrasher, I., Bradshaw, E., Birks, H.H. & Birks, H.J.B. 2013. Soil mineral depletion drives early Holocene lake acidification. Geology 41: 415. 10.1130/G33907.1

Bulafu, C., Baranga, D., Mucunguzi, P., Telford, R.J. & Vandvik, V. 2013. Massive structural and compositional changes over two decades in forest fragments near Kampala, Uganda. Ecology and Evolution 3: 3804-3823. 10.1002/ece3.747

Bulafu, C., Baranga, D., Eycott, A.E., Mucunguzi, P., Telford, R.J. & Vandvik, V. 2013. Structural changes are more important than compositional changes in driving biomass loss in Ugandan forest fragments. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment 3: 23-38.

Carstensen, J., Telford, R.J. Birks, H.J.B. 2013. Diatom flickering prior to regime shift. (Arising from R. Wang et al. Nature 492, 419-422, 2012). Nature 498: E11-E12. 10.1038/nature12272

Coulson, S.J., Fjellberg, A., Gwiazdowicz, D.J., Lebedeva, N.V., Melekhina, E.N., Solhøy, T., Erséus, C., Maraldo, K., Ladislav, M., Schatz, H., Schmelz, R.M., Søli, G. & Stur, E. 2013. Introduction of invertebrates into the High Arctic via imported soils: the case of Barentsburg on Svalbard. Biological Invasions 15: 1-5. 10.1007/s10530-012-0277-y

Coulson, S.J., Convey, P., Aakra, K., Ávila-Jiménez, M.L., Babenko, A., Biersma, E.M., Boström, S., Brittain, J.E., Carlsson, A.M., Christoffersen, K., de Smet, W.H., Ekrem, T., Fjellberg, A., Füreder, L., Gustafsson, D., Gwiazdowicz, D.J., Hansen, L.O., Holmstrup, M., Hullé, M., Kaczmarek, L., Kolicka, M., Kuklin, V., Lakka, H.-K., Lebedeva, N., Makarova, O., Maraldo, K., Melekhina, E., Ødegaard, F., Pilskog, H.E., Simon, J.C., Sohlenius, B., Solhøy, T., Søli, G., Stur, E., Tanasevitch, A., Taskaeva, A., Velle, G., Zawierucha, K. & Zmudczýnska-Skarbek, K. 2013. The terrestrial and freshwater invertebrate biodiversity of the archipelagoes of the Barents Sea: Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 68: 440-470. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.10.006

Coulson, S.J., Fjellberg, A., Gwiazdowicz, D.J., Lebedeva, N.V., Melekhina, E.N., Solhøy, T., Erséus, C., Maraldo, K., Ladislav, M., Schatz, H., Schmelz, R.M., Søli, G. & Stur, E. 2013. The invertebrate fauna of anthropogenic soils in the High-Arctic settlement of Barentsburg, Svalbard. Polar Research 32: 19273. 10.3402/polar.v32i0.19273

Cromsigt, J.P.G.M., Kuijper, D.P.J., Adam, M., Beschta, R.L., Churski, M., Eycott, A.E., Kerley, G.I.H., Mysterud, A., Schmidt, K. & West, K. 2013. Hunting for fear: innovating management of human-wildlife conflicts. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 544-549. 10.1111/1365-2664.12076

Davis, B.A.S., Zanon, M. and EMPD project members including Birks, H.J.B. 2013. The European Modern Pollen Database (EMPD) project. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 22: 521-530. 10.1007/s00334-012-0388-5 (10.1007/s00334-013-0408-0)

Dorland, E., Stevens, C.J., Gaudnik, C., Corcket, E., Rotthier, S., Wotherspoon, K., Jokerud, M., Vandvik, V., Soons, M.B., Hefting, M.H., Aarrestad, P.A., Alard, D., Diekmann, M., Duprè, C., Dise, N.B., Gowing, D.J.G. & Bobbink, R. 2013. Differential effects of oxidised and reduced nitrogen on vegetation and soil chemcistry of species-rich acidic grasslands. Water, Air & Soil Pollution 224: 1664. 10.1007/s11270-013-1664-4

Drønnen, S.O. & Akite, P. 2013. Sommerfugler i paradis. Hubro 2013 (1): 52-55.

Eycott, A. Daleszczyk, K., Drese, J., Cantero, A.S., Pèbre, J. & Gladys, S. 2013. Defecation rate in captive European bison, Bison bonasus. Acta Theriologica 58: 387-390. 10.1007/s13364-013-0129-x

Feurdean, A., Bhagwat, S.A., Willis, K.J., Birks, H.J.B., Lischke, H. & Hickler, T. 2013. Tree migration rates: narrowing the gap between inferred post-glacial rates and projected rates. PLoS ONE 8: e71797. 10.1371/journal.pone.0071797

Gaillard, M.-J. & Birks, H.H. 2013. The contribution of plant macrofossil analysis to paleolimnology. In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2nd edition), vol. 3. (Eds: Elias, S.A. & Mock, C.J.) Elsevier, pp. 657-673.

Goslar, T., Andersen, G., Krzywinski, K., Czernik, J. 2013. Radiocarbon determination of past growth rates of living Acacia tortilis trees from two arid sites in the eastern Sahara. Radiocarbon 55: 1683-1692. 10.2458/azu_js_rc.55.16313

Hatteland, B. A., Roth, S., Andersen, A., Kaasa, K., Støa, B. & Solhøy, T. 2013. Distribution and spread of the invasive slug Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon in Norway. Fauna Norvegica 32: 13-26.

Herzschuh, U., Pestryakova, L.A., Savelieva, L.A., Heinecke, L., Böhmer, T., Biskaborn, B.K., Andreev, A., Ramisch, A., Shinnerman, A.L.C. & Birks, H.J.B. 2013. Siberian larch forests and the ion content of thaw lakes form a geochemically functional entity. Nature Communications 4: 2408 10.1038/ncomms3408

Høistad Schei, F., Blom, H.H., Gjerde, I., Grytnes, J.-A., Heegaard, E. & Sætersdal, M. 2013. Conservation of epiphytes: Single large or several small host trees? Biological Conservation 168: 144-151. 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.10.001

Kapfer, J., Birks, H.J.B., Felde, V., Klanderud, K., Martinessen, T., Ross, L.C., Høistad Schei, F., Virtanen, R. & Grytnes, J.-A. 2013. Long-term vegetation stability in northern Europe as assessed by changes in species co-occurrences. Plant Ecology and Diversity 6: 289-302. 10.1080/17550874.2013.782370

Kemp, A.C., Telford, R.J., Horton, B.P., Anisfeld, S.C & Sommerfield, C.K. 2013. Reconstructing Holocene sea level using salt-marsh foraminifera and transfer functions: lessons from New Jersey, USA. Journal of Quaternary Science 28: 614-629. 10.1002/jqs.2657

Klemm, A., Herzschuh, U., Pisaric, M.F.J., Telford, R.J., Heim, B. & Pestryakova, L.A. 2013. A pollen-climate transfer function from the tundra and taiga vegetation in arctic Siberia and its applicability to a Holocene record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 386: 702-713. 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.06.033

Lenoir, J., Graae, B.J. & 33 co-authors including Birks, H.J.B., Grytnes, J.-A., Klanderud, K., Høistad Schei, F., Vandvik, V. & Velle, L.G. 2013. Local temperatures inferred from plant communities suggest strong spatial buffering of climate warming across Northern Europe. Global Change Biology 19: 1470-1481. 10.1111/gcb.12129

Lohne, Ø.S., Mangerud, J. & Birks, H.H. 2013. Precise 14C ages of the Vedde and Saksunarvatn ashes and the Younger Dryas boundaries from western Norway and their comparison with the Greenland Ice Core (GICC05) chronology. Journal of Quaternary Science 28: 490-500. 10.1002/jqs.2640

MacDonald, D.W. & Willis, K.J. (eds.) 2013. Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2. Wiley-Blackwell, 510 pp.

MacDonald, D.W. & Willis, K.J.2013. Elephants in the room: tough choices for a maturing discipline. In: Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2. (Eds: MacDonald, D.W. & Willis, K.J) Wiley-Blackwell, 469-494.

Macias-Fauria, M. & Willis, K.J. 2013. Landscape planning for the future: using fossil records to independently validate biocliamtic envelope models for economically valuable tree species in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 318-333. 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00781.x

Mackay, A.W., Seddon, A.W.R. & Baker, A.G. 2013. Palaeo 50: The priority research questions in paleoecology. PAGES News 231: 82.

Meineri, E., Spindelböck, J. & Vandvik, V. 2013. Seedling emergence responds to both seed source and recruitment site climates: a climate-change experiment combining transplant and gradient approaches. Plant Ecology 214: 607-619. 10.1007/s11258-013-0193-y

Michel, P., Payton, I.J., Lee, W.G. & During, H.J. 2013. Impact of disturbance on above-ground water storage capacity of bryophytes in New Zealand indigenous tussock grassland ecosystems. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37: 114-126.

Nogué, S., Rull, V. & Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. 2013. Elevational gradients in the neotropical table mountains: patterns of endemism and implications for conservation. Diversity and Distributions 19: 676-687. 10.1111/ddi.12017

Nogué, S., de Nascimento, L., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Whittaker, R.J. & Willis, K.J. 2013. The ancient forests of La Gomera, Canary Islands, and their sensitivity to environmental change. Journal of Ecology 101: 368-377. 10.1111/1365-2745.12051

Nord, S., Solhøy, T. & Helland-Hansen, W. (eds.) 2013. Ei Halvøy i Hardanger: Natur- og Kulturforteljingar frå Neshalvøya. Nord 4, Kvinnherad. 152 pp.

Paulsen, T.R., Colville, L., Kranner, I., Daws, M.I., Högstedt, G., Vandvik, V. & Thompson, K. 2013. Physical dormancy in seeds: a game of hide and seek? New Phytologist 198: 496-503. 10.1111/nph.12191

Paus, A. 2013. Human impact, soil erosion, and vegetation response lags to climate change: challenges for the mid-Scandinavian pollen-based transfer-function temperature reconstructions. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 22: 269-284. 10.1007/s00334-012-0360-4

Pianezzola, E., Roth, S. & Hatteland, B.-A. 2013. Predation by carabid beetles on the invasive slug Arion vulgaris in an agricultural semi-field experiment. Bulletin of Entomological Research 103: 225-232. 10.1017/S0007485312000569

Rull, V., Montoya, E., Nogué, S., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. & Safont, E. 2013. Ecological palaeoecology in the neotropical Gran Sabana region: Long-term records of vegetation dynamics as a basis for ecological hypothesis testing. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 15: 338-359. 10.1016/j.ppees.2013.07.004

Salonen, J.S., Helmens, K.F., Seppä, H. & Birks, H.J.B. 2013. Pollen-based palaeoclimate reconstructions over long glacial-interglacial timescales: methodological tests based on the Holocene and MIS 5d-c deposits at Sokli, northern Finland. Journal of Quaternary Science 28: 271-282. 10.1002/jqs.2611

Salonen, J.S., Seppä, H. & Birks, H.J.B. 2013. The effect of calibration data-set selection on quantitative palaeoclimatic reconstructions. The Holocene 23: 1650-1654. 10.1177/0959683613496295

Saure, H.I., Vandvik, V., Hassel, K. & Vetaas, O.R. 2013. Effects of invasion by introduced versus native conifers on coastal heathland vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science 24: 744-754. 10.1111/jvs.12010

Saure, H.I., Vetaas, O.R., Odland, A. & Vandvik, V. 2013. Restoration potential of native forests after removal of Picea abies plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 305: 77-87. 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.05.032

Shrestha, K.B., Måren, I.E., Arneberg, E., Sah, J.P. & Vetaas, O.R. 2013. Effect of anthropogenic disturbance on plant species diversity in oak forest in Nepal, central Himalaya. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management 9: 21-29. 10.1080/21513732.2012.749303

Snaddon, J., Petrokofsky, G., Jepson, P. & Willis, K.J. 2013. Biodiversity technologies: tools as change agents. Biology Letters 9: 1029. 10.1098/rsbl.2012.1029

Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., Birks, H.J.B. & Thompson, D.B.A. 2013. Can we value landscapes by combining natural and cultural heritage? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 44: 52-55.

Spindelböck, J.P., Cook, Z., Daws, M.I., Heegaard, E., Måren, I.E. & Vandvik, V. 2013. Conditional cold avoidance drives between-population variation in germination behaviour in Calluna vulgaris. Annals of Botany 112: 801-810. 10.1093/aob/mct142

Spindelböck, J.P. & olsen, S.L. 2013. Forlenget hvile hos tre vanlige norske plantearter: strategi eller kostnad? Blyttia 71: 235-240.

Telford, R.J., Li, C. & Kucera, M. 2013. Mismatch between the depth habitat of planktonic foraminifera and the calibration depth of SST transfer functions may bias reconstructions. Climate of the Past 9: 859-870. 10.5194/cp-9-859-2013

Töpper, J.P. & Olsen, S.L. 2014. Forlenget hvile hos tre vanlige norske plantearter: strategi eller kostnad? Blyttia 71: 235-240.

Vandvik, V. & Skarpaas, O. 2013. Slik velger fjellplantene. Klima 2013/1: 32-35.

Vikane, J.H., Vandvik, V. & Vetaas, O.R. 2013. Invasion of Calluna heath by native and non-native conifers: the role of succession, disturbance and allelopathy. Plant Ecology 214: 975-985. 10.1007/s11258-013-0223-9

Virtanen, R., Grytnes, J.-A., Lenoir, J., Luoto, M., Oksanen, J., Svenning, J.-C. & Oksanen, L.K. 2013. Productivity–diversity patterns in arctic tundra vegetation. Ecography 36: 331-341. 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07903.x

Wangdwei, M., Steele, B. & Harris, R.B. 2013. Demographic responses of plateau pikas to vegetation cover and land use in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Journal of Mammalogy 94: 1077-1086. 10.1644/12-MAMM-A-253.1

Willis, K.J., Bennett, K.D., Burrough, S.L., Macias-Fauria, M. & Tovar, C. 2013. Determining the response of African biota to climate change: using the past to model the future. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368: 20120491. 10.1098/rstb.2012.0491

Wisz, M.S. & 23 co-authors including Grytnes, J.-A. 2013. The role of biotic interactions in shaping distributions and realised assemblages of species: implications for species distribution modelling. Biological Reviews 88: 15-30. 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2012.00235.x

Wolfe, A.P., Hobbs, W.O., Birks, H.H., Briner, J.P., Holmgren, S.U., Ingólfsson, Ó., Kaushal, S.S., Miller, G.H., Pagani, M., Saros, J.E. & Vinebrooke, R.D. 2013. Stratigraphic expressions of the Holocene-Anthropocene transition revealed in sediments from remote lakes. Earth-Science Reviews 116: 17-34. 10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.11.001