Recent Submissions

  • Revealing hidden insect–fungus interactions; moderately specialized, modular and anti-nested detritivore networks 

    Jacobsen, Rannveig Margrete; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne; Kauserud, Håvard; Birkemoe, Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Ecological networks are composed of interacting communities that influence ecosystem structure and function. Fungi are the driving force for ecosystem processes such as decomposition and carbon sequestration in terrestrial ...
  • Integrating data from multiple sources for insights into demographic processes: Simulation studies and proof of concept for hierarchical change-in-ratio models 

    Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Strand, Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Nilsen EB, Strand O (2018) Integrating data from multiple sources for insights into demographic processes: Simulation studies and proof of concept for hierarchical change-in-ratio models. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0194566. ...
  • Methods for landscape characterisation and mapping: A systematic review 

    Simensen, Trond; Halvorsen, Rune; Erikstad, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Due to the multidisciplinary nature of landscape research, many different systems and methods for landscape identification and classification exist. This paper provides a systematic review of 54 contemporary landscape ...
  • Urban cemeteries' potential as sites for cultural encounters 

    Swensen, Grete; Skår, Margrete (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Swensen, Grete; Skår, Margrete. Urban cemeteries' potential as sites for cultural encounters. Mortality 2018 Population increase has drawn attention to the need in cities for easily accessible and attractive public spaces ...
  • Modelling the effect of hydropeaking‐induced stranding mortality on Atlantic salmon population abundance 

    Hedger, Richard David; Sauterleute, Julian Friedrich; Sundt-Hansen, Line Elisabeth Breivik; Forseth, Torbjørn; Ugedal, Ola; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Bakken, Tor Haakon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Studies of hydropeaking‐induced stranding mortality on fish populations have been confined to analysis of empirical data and/or short‐term hydraulic‐habitat modelling of individual events and are thus limited as to how ...
  • Little impact of over-winter parasitism on a free-ranging ungulate in the high Arctic 

    Carlsson, Anja M.; Albon, Steve D.; Coulson, Stephen J.; Ropstad, Erik; Stien, Audun; Wilson, Kenneth; Loe, Leif Egil; Veiberg, Vebjørn; Irvine, Robert Justin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    1. Macroparasites have a central place in wildlife ecology because they have the potential to regulate host populations through effects on reproduction and/or survival. However, there remains a paucity of studies that have ...
  • At which spatial and temporal scales can fungi indicate habitat connectivity? 

    Nordén, Jenni; Åström, Jens; Josefsson, Torbjörn; Blumentrath, Stefan; Ovaskainen, Otso; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne; Nordén, Björn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Isolation of habitats in space and time affects species globally and in a multitude of ecosystems. It is however often difficult to assess the level of isolation from the point of view of the focal species. Indicator species ...
  • The potential influence of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar and brown trout Salmo trutta on density and breeding of the white-throated dipper Cinclus cinclus 

    Nilsson, Anna; L'Abee-Lund, Jan Henning; Vøllestad, Leif Asbjørn; Jerstad, Kurt; Larsen, Bjørn Mejdell; Røstad, Ole Wiggo; Saltveit, Svein Jakob; Skaugen, Thomas; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Walseng, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Interactions between birds and fish are often overlooked in aquatic ecosystems. We studied the influence of Atlantic salmon and brown trout on the breeding population size and reproductive output of the white-throated ...
  • Survival estimates strongly depend on capture–recapture designs in a disturbed environment inducing dispersal 

    Ponchon, Aurore; Choquet, Rémi; Tornos, Jéremy; McCoy, Karen D.; Tveraa, Torkild; Boulinier, Thierry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Capture-Recapture (CR) approaches are extensively used to estimate demographic parameters. Their robustness relies on the selection of suitable statistical models, but also on the sampling design and effort deployed in the ...
  • Global phenological insensitivity to shifting ocean temperatures among seabirds 

    Keogan, Katharine; Daunt, Francis; Wanless, Sarah; Phillips, Richard A.; Walling, Craig A.; Agnew, Philippa; Ainley, David G.; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Ballard, Grant; Barrett, Robert T; Barton, Kerry J.; Bech, Claus; Becker, Peter; Berglund, Per-Arvid; Bollache, Loïc; Bond, Alexander L.; Bouwhuis, Sandra; Bradley, Russell W.; Burr, Zofia; Camphuysen, Kees; Catry, Paulo; Chiaradia, Andre; Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; Cuthbert, Richard; Dehnhard, Nina; Descamps, Sébastien; Diamond, Tony; Divoky, George; Drummond, Hugh; Dugger, Katie M.; Dunn, Michael J.; Emmerson, Louise; Erikstad, Kjell Einar; Fort, Jérôme; Fraser, William; Genovart, Meritxell; Gilg, Olivier; González-Solís, Jacob; Granadeiro, José Pedro; Grémillet, David; Hansen, Jannik; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Harris, Mike; Hedd, April; Hinke, Jefferson; Igual, José Manuel; Jahncke, Jaime; Jones, Ian; Kappes, Peter J.; Lang, Johannes; Langset, Magdalene; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon; Moe, Børge; Reiertsen, Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Reproductive timing in many taxa plays a key role in determining breeding productivity1, and is often sensitive to climatic conditions2. Current climate change may alter the timing of breeding at different rates across ...
  • Breeding ecology of Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori strunthiunculus in the Serengeti National Park 

    Mmassy, Emmanuel Clamsen; Fyumagwa, Robert D.; Bevanger, Kjetil Modolv; Røskaft, Eivin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The breeding ecology of the Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori strunthiunculus was studied in the plains of the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania in 2014 and 2015. Random transects were used to search for male courtship displays, ...
  • A continent-wide search for Antarctic petrel breeding sites with satellite remote sensing 

    Schwaller, Matthew R.; Lynch, Heather J; Tarroux, Arnaud; Prehn, Brandon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The Antarctic petrel (Thalassoica antarctica) has been identified as a key species for monitoring the status and health of the Southern Ocean and Antarctic ecosystems. Breeding colonies of the Antarctic petrel are often ...
  • Bird collisions with power lines: State of the art and priority areas for research 

    Bernardino, J.; Bevanger, Kjetil Modolv; Barrientos, R.; Dwyer, J.F.; Marques, A.T.; Martins, R.C.; Shaw, J.M.; Silva, J.P.; Moreira, F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Transmission and distribution electricity grids are expanding rapidly worldwide, with significant negative impacts on biodiversity and, in particular, on birds. We performed a systematic review of the literature available ...
  • The interplay of climate and land use change affects the distribution of EU bumblebees 

    Marshall, Leon; Biesmeijer, Jacobus C.; Rasmont, Pierre; Vereecken, Nicolas J.; Dvorak, Libor; Fitzpatrick, Úna; Francis, Frédéric; Neumayer, Johann; Ødegaard, Frode; Paukkunen, Juho P.T.; Pawlikowski, Tadeusz; Reemer, Menno; Roberts, Stuart P.M.; Straka, Jakub; Vray, Sarah; Dendoncker, Nicolas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    biodiversity loss, dynamic, future, land use change scenarios, pollinators, projections, species distribution models (SDMs), wild bees
  • Fragmentation in calcareous grasslands: species specialization matters 

    Olsen, Siri Lie; Evju, Marianne; Endrestøl, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Habitat fragmentation resulting from anthropogenic land-use change may negatively affect both biodiversity and ecosystem structure and function. However, susceptibility to fragmentation varies between species and may be ...
  • Bigger, more diverse and better? Mapping structural diversity and its recreational value in urban green spaces 

    Soy Massoni, Emma; Barton, David Nicholas; Rusch, Graciela; Gundersen, Vegard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-07)
    Are bigger green spaces more diverse in terms of their natural and manmade elements? Does higher diversity mean they are more attractive to users and encourage more diversity of activities, and thereby provide a wider range ...
  • Temporal variation in trophic relationships among three congeneric penguin species breeding in sympatry 

    Tarroux, Arnaud; Lydersen, Christian; Trathan, Philip N.; Kovacs, Kit M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Penguins are a monophyletic group in which many species are found breeding sympatrically, raising questions regarding how these species coexist successfully. Here, the isotopic niche of three sympatric pygoscelid penguin ...
  • Migration of Atlantic salmon post-smolts in a fjord with high infestation pressure of salmon lice 

    Halttunen, Elina; Gjelland, Karl Øystein; Glover, Kevin; Johnsen, Ingrid Askeland; Serra-Llinares, Rosa-Maria; Skaala, Øystein; Nilsen, Rune; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Karlsen, Ørjan; Finstad, Bengt; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Understanding Atlantic salmon Salmo salar post-smolt coastal migration behaviour is crucial for predicting their exposure to ecological challenges such as the parasite salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. We compared the ...
  • Post-1980 shifts in the sensitivity of boreal tree growth to North Atlantic Ocean dynamics and seasonal climate 

    Ols, Clementine; Trouet, Valerie; Girardin, Martin P.; Hofgaard, Annika; Bergeron, Yves; Drobyshev, Igor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The mid-20th century changes in North Atlantic Ocean dynamics, e.g. slow-down of the Atlantic meridional overturning thermohaline circulation (AMOC), have been considered as early signs of tipping points in the Earth climate ...
  • Long‑term PIT tag retention rates in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) 

    Foldvik, Anders; Kvingedal, Eli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Background: Passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags are widely used in studies of various aspects of fish survival, movement and behaviour. Quality of such studies depends on the fish retaining the tags over the study ...

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