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2019

  • Geissler K, Hahn C, Joubert D & Blaum N (in press). Functional responses of the herbaceous plant community explain ecohydrological impacts of savanna shrub encroachment. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 39: doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2019.125458
  • Grimm-Seyfarth A, Mihoub J-B, Gruber B, Henle K (2019). Some like it hot: from individual to population responses of an arboreal arid-zone gecko to local and distant climate. Ecological Monographs, 88(3), 2018, pp. 336–352
  • Grimm-Seyfarth A, Mihoub J-B, Henle K (2019). Functional traits determine the different effects of prey, predators, and climatic extremes on desert reptiles. Ecosphere 10(9):e02865. 10.1002/ecs2.2865
  • Hargis H, Gotsch S G, Porada P, Moore G W, Ferguson B, Van Stan II, J T (2019) Arboreal Epiphytes in the Soil-Atmosphere Interface: How Often Are the Biggest “Buckets” in the Canopy Empty? Geosciences 9, 342
  • Hering R, Hauptfleisch M, Geißler K, Marquart A, Schoenen M & Blaum N (2019). Shrub encroachment is not always land degradation: Insights from ground dwelling beetle species niches along a shrub cover gradient in a semi-arid Namibian savanna. Land Degradation and Development 30: 14-27.
  • Maaß S, Hückelheim R, Rillig MC (2019). Collembola laterally move biochar particles. PLoS ONE 14(11): e0224179. 
  • Mayer M, Ullmann W, Fischer C & Blaum N & Sunde P (in press). Seasonal effects of habitat structure and weather on the habitat selection and home range size of a mammal in agricultural landscapes. Landscape Ecology: doi.org/10.1007/s10980-019-00878-9.
  • Noonan MJ, Tucker MA, Fleming CH, Akre T, Alberts SC, Ali AH, Altmann J, Antunes PC, Belant JL, Berens D, Beyer D, Blaum N, Böhning-Gaese K, Cullen Jr L, de Paula CH, Dekker J, Drescher-Lehman J, Farwig N, Fichtel C, Fischer C, Ford A, Goheen JR, Janssen R, Jeltsch F, Kauman M, Kappeler P, Koch F, LaPoint S, Markham AC, Medici EP, Morato RG, Nathan R, Gustavo L Oliveira-Santos R, Olson KR, Patterson BD, Paviolo A, Ramalho EE, Roesner S, Selva N, Sergiel A, Silva MC, Spiegel O, Thompson P, Ullmann W, Zieba F, Zwijacz-Kozica T, Fagan WF, Mueller T, Calabrese JM (2019). A comprehensive analysis of autocorrelation and bias in home range estimation. Ecological Monographs 89: e01344.
  • Porada P, Tamm A, Raggio J, Cheng Y, Kleidon A, Pöschl U and Weber B (2019) Global NO and HONO emissions of biological soil crusts estimated by a process-based non-vascular vegetation model. Biogeosciences 16, 2003-2031
  • Reinhard J, Geissler K & Blaum N (2019). Short-term responses of darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) to the effects of fire and grazing in savannah rangeland. Insect Conservation and Diversity 12: 39-48.
  • Scherer C, Radchuk V Staubach C, Mueller S, Blaum N, Thulke HH & Kramer-Schadt S (in press). Seasonal host life-history processes fuel disease dynamics at different spatial scales. Journal of Animal Ecology.
  • Weiss L, Schalow L, Jeltsch F, Geissler K (2019) Experimental evidence for root competition effects on community evenness in one of two phytometer species. – Journal of Plant Ecology. doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rty021

2018

  • Beer C, Porada P, Ekici A, Brakebusch M (2018) Effects of short-term variability of meteorological variables on soil temperature in permafrost regions. The Cryosphere 12, 741-757
  • Dengler J, Wagner V, …., Jeltsch F, …. (2018). GrassPlot – a database of multi-scale plant diversity in Palaearctic grasslands. Phytocoenologia Vol. 48 (2018), Issue 3, 331–347. DOI: 10.1127/phyto/2018/0267
  • Grimm-Seyfarth, A., Mihoub, J.-B., Gruber, B., and Henle, K. 2018 Some like it hot: from individual to population responses of an arboreal arid-zone gecko to local and distant climate. Ecological Monographs 88(3): 336-352.
  • Guo, T., Weise, H., Fiedler, S., Lohmann, D., Tietjen, B., 2018. The role of landscape heterogeneity in regulating plant functional diversity under different precipitation and grazing regimes in semi-arid savannas. Ecological Modelling 379, 1–9. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2018.04.009
  • Hering R, Hauptfleisch M, Geißler K, Marquart A, Schoenen M, Blaum N. Shrub encroachment is not always land degradation: Insights from ground‐dwelling beetle species niches along a shrub cover gradient in a semi‐arid Namibian savanna. Land Degrad Dev. 2018;1–11. https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3197
  • Lohmann, D., Guo, T., Tietjen, B., 2018. Zooming in on coarse plant functional types—simulated response of savanna vegetation composition in response to aridity and grazing. Theoretical Ecology 11, 161–173. doi.org/10.1007/s12080-017-0356-x
  • Metz J, Freundt H, Jeltsch F (2018) Stable germination behavior but partly changing seed–seed interactions along a steep rainfall gradient. Basic and Applied Ecology doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2018.01.004
  • Noonan MJ, Tucker MA, Fleming CH, Akre T, Alberts SC, Ali AH, Altmann J, Antunes PC, Belant JL, Berens D, Beyer D, Blaum N, Böhning-Gaese K, Cullen Jr L, de Paula CH, Dekker J, Drescher-Lehman J, Farwig N, Fichtel C, Fischer C, Ford A, Goheen JR, Janssen R, Jeltsch F, Kauman M, Kappeler P, Koch F, LaPoint S, Markham AC, Medici EP, Morato RG, Nathan R, Gustavo L Oliveira-Santos R, Olson KR, Patterson BD, Paviolo A, Ramalho EE, Roesner S, Selva N, Sergiel A, Silva MC, Spiegel O, Thompson P, Ullmann W, Zieba F, Zwijacz-Kozica T, Fagan WF, Mueller T, Calabrese JM (accepted). An analysis of autocorrelation and bias in home range estimation. Ecological Monographs.
  • Poppei M., Michael Ristow, Katja Geissler & Johannes Metz (2018): Die Bestandssituation des Breitblättrigen Knabenkrautes (Dactylorhiza majalis [Rchb.] Hunt et Summerhayes subsp. majalis) in ausgewählten Schutzgebieten Brandenburgs. Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege in Brandenburg, 27 (1) 20-27.
  • Porada P, Van Stan II J, Kleidon A (2018) Significant contribution of non-vascular vegetation to global rainfall interception. Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0176-7
  • Rätzel, S, Ristow, M, Uhlich, H (2018) What is Orobanche raddeana? – A contribution to the genus Orobanche L. of the Caucasus with the description of a new species. Haussknechtia 14: 5-24
  • Reeg J, Heine S, Mihan C, Preuss TG, McGee S, and Jeltsch F. 2018. Potential impact of effects on reproductive attributes induced by herbicides on a plant community. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. DOI: 10.1002/etc.4122
  • Reeg J, Heine S, Mihan C, McGee S, Preuss TG and Jeltsch F. 2018.Simulation of herbicide impacts on a plant community: comparing model predictions of the plant community model IBC-grass to empirical data. Environmental Sciences Europe. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12302-018-0174-9
  • Reinhard, J, Geissler, K & Blaum, N (accepted). Short-term responses of darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) to the effects of fire and grazing in savannah rangeland. Insect Conservation and Diversity.
  • Romero-Mujalli D, Jeltsch F, Tiedemann R (2018) Individual-based modeling of eco-evolutionary dynamics: state of the art and future directions. Reg Environ Change. doi: 10.1007/s10113-018-1406-7
  • Rotics S,  Kaatz M, Turjeman S, Zurell D, Wikelski M, Sapir N, Eggers U, Fiedler W, Jeltsch F, Nathan R (accepted) Early arrival at breeding grounds: causes, costs and a trade-off with overwintering latitude. J. Animal Ecology. 
  • Schibalski A, Körner K, Maier M, Jeltsch F, Schröder B (2018) Novel model coupling approach for resilience analysis of coastal plant communities. Ecological Applications, 28(6), 2018, pp. 1640–1654. doi.org/10.1002/eap.1758.
  • Seitz, B., Ristow, M., Meißner, J., Machatzi, B. & Sukopp, H. (2018): Rote Liste und Gesamtartenliste der etablierten Farn- und Blütenpflanzen von Berlin. In: DER LANDESBEAUFTRAGTE FÜR NATURSCHUTZ UND LANDSCHAFTSPFLEGE / SENATSVERWALTUNG   FÜR UMWELT, KLIMA UND VERKEHR (Hrsg.): Rote Listen der gefährdeten Pflanzen, Pilze und Tiere von Berlin, 118 S. doi: 10.14279/depositonce-6689
  • Stanton R Jr, Boone WW IV, Soto-Shoender J, Fletcher RJ Jr, Blaum N & McCleery RM (2018). Shrub encroachment and vertebrate diversity: a global meta-analysis. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 368-379.
  • Synodinos , Tietjen, Lohmann, Jeltsch (2018). The impact of inter-annual rainfall variability on African savannas changes with mean rainfall. Journal of Theoretical Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2017.10.019
  • Synodinos AD, Eldridge D, Geißler K, Jeltsch F, Lohmann D, Midgley G & Blaum N (2018). Remotely sensed canopy height reveals three pantropical ecosystem states: comment. Ecology. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1997
  • Tabares X, Mapani B, Blaum N & Herzschuh U (2018). Composition and diversity of vegetation and pollen spectra along gradients of grazing intensity and precipitation in southern Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 253: 88-100.
  • Teckentrup, L., Grimm, V., Kramer-Schadt, S., & Jeltsch, F. (2018). Community consequences of foraging under fear. Ecological Modelling, 383, 80-90.
  • Tucker M, et al., Blaum N, et al. & Mueller T (2018). Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements. Science 359: 466-469.
  • Ullmann, W, Fischer, C, Pirhofer-Walzl, K, Kramer-Schadt, S & Blaum, N (in press). Spatiotemporal variability in resources affects herbivore home range formation in structurally contrasting and unpredictable agricultural landscapes. Landscape Ecology.
  • Weiss L, Schalow L, Jeltsch F, Geissler K (2018) Experimental evidence for root competition effects on community evenness in one of two phytometer species. – Journal of Plant Ecology. doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rty021
  • Zurell D, von Wehrden H, Rotics S, Kaatz M, Gross H, Schlag L, Schaefer M, Sapir N, Turjeman S,  Wikelski M, Nathan R, Jeltsch F (2018) Home range size and resource use of breeding and non-breeding white storks along a land use gradient. Front. Ecol. Evol. 6: 79. doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2018.00079
  • Bareither N, Scheffel A, Metz J (2017) Distribution of polyploid plants in the common annual Brachypodium distachyon (s.l.) in Israel is not linearly correlated with aridity. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences doi: 10.1080/07929978.2017.1288406.
  • K Bergholz, F May, M Ristow, I Giladi, Y Ziv, F Jeltsch (2017) Environmental heterogeneity drives fine-scale species assembly and functional diversity of annual plants in a semi-arid environment. Perspectives in Plant Ecology and Evolution. 24, 138–146. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2017.01.001
  • K Bergholz, F May, M Ristow, I Giladi, Yaron Ziv, F Jeltsch (2017) Two Mediterranean annuals feature high within-population trait variability and respond differently to a precipitation gradient. Basic and Applied Ecology. 25, 48 - 58. doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2017.11.001
  • Falk T, Kirk M, Lohmann D, Kruger B, Hüttich C & Kamukuenjandje R (2017): The profits of excludability and transferability in redistributive land reform in central Namibia, Development Southern Africa, DOI: 10.1080/0376835X.2016.1269633
  • Fer I, Tietjen B, Jeltsch F, Wolff C (accepted) The influence of El Nino-Southern Oscillation regimes on East African vegetation and its future implications under RCP8.5 warming scenario. Biogeosciences 14, 4355–4374.
  • Fer I, Tietjen B, Jeltsch F, Trauth MH (2017) Modelling vegetation change during late Cenozoic uplift of the East African plateaus. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, 467, 120-130.
  • Garcia-Camacho R, Metz J, Bilton MC, Tielbörger K (2017) Phylogenetic structure of annual plant communities along an aridity gradient: Interacting effects of habitat filtering and shifting plant-plant interactions. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences dx.doi: 10.1080/07929978.2017.1288477.
  • Geyer J, Kreft S, Jeltsch F, Ibisch PL (2017). Assessing Climate Change-Robustness of Protected Area Management Plans - the Case of Germany. PLoS ONE 12(10): e0185972. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185972.
  • Hauptfleisch ML, Vinte MP & Blaum N (2017): A comparison of the community dynamics of bioturbating small mammals between livestock and wildlife farming areas in the Kalahari, Namibia. Namibian Journal of Environment 1: 34-39.
  • Kurze S, Bareither N, Metz J (2017) Phenology, roots and reproductive allocation, but not the LHS scheme, shape ecotypes along an aridity gradient. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 29: 20–29.
  • Lampei C, Metz J, Tielbörger K (2017) Clinal population divergence in an adaptive parental environmental effect that adjusts seed banking. New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/nph.14436.
  • Lohmann D, Guo T, Tietjen B (2017): Zooming in on coarse plant functional types - simulated response of savanna vegetation composition in response to aridity and grazing, Theoretical Ecology, DOI: 10.1007/s12080-017-0356-x.
  • Maaß,S., Daphi, D., Lehmann, A., Rillig, M.C. 2017. Transport of microplastics by two collembolan species. Environmental Pollution 225: 456–459.
  • Müller, CM, B Schulz, D Lauterbach, M Ristow, V Wissemann, B Gemeinholzer (2017): Geropogon hybridus (L.) Sch.Bip. (Asteraceae) exhibits micro-geographic genetic divergence at ecological range limits along a steep precipitation gradient. Plant Syst. Evol. 303: 91–104.
  • Rätzel, S, M Ristow, H Uhlich (2017): Bemerkungen zu ausgewählten Vertretern der Gattung Phelipanche Pomel im östlichen Mittelmeergebiet mit der Beschreibung von Phelipanche hedypnoidis Rätzel, Ristow & Uhlich, sp. nov. Carinthia II 207/127: 643-684.
  • Reeg, J., Schad, T., Preuss, T.G., Solga, A., Körner, K., Mihan, C., Jeltsch, F., 2017. Modelling direct and indirect effects of herbicides on non-target grassland communities. Ecol. Modell. 348, 44–55. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.01.010
  • Ritterbusch, D, C Lewin, M Ristow (2017): Auswirkungen einer winterlichen Rohrwerbung auf Bestandsstruktur und Habitatfunktion von Phragmites-Röhrichten. Schriften des Instituts für Binnenfischerei e.V. Potsdam-Sacrow: 45, 116 p.
  • Rotics S, Turjeman S, Kaatz M, Resheff YS, Zurell D, Sapir N, Eggers U, Fiedler W, Flack A, Jeltsch F, Wikelski M, Nathan R (2017) Wintering in Europe instead of Africa enhances juvenile survival in a long-distance migrant. Animal Behaviour 126: 79-88.
  • Schaefer, Merlin, Menz, Stephan, Jeltsch, Florian, Zurell, Damaris (2017): "sOAR: A tool for modelling optimal animal life-history strategies in cyclic environments".doi: 10.1111/ecog.03328.
  • Schlägel UE, Merrill EH, Lewis MA. Territory surveillance and prey management: Wolves keep track of space and time. Ecology and Evolution. 2017;7:8388–8405. doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3176.
  • Shikangalah RN, Mueller EN, Jeltsch F & Blaum N (2017). Quantification of areal extent of soil erosion in dryland urban areas: an example from Windhoek, Namibia. Cities and the Environment (CATE) 10: Article 8.
  • Stanton R Jr, Boone WW IV, Soto-Shoender J, Fletcher RJ Jr, Blaum N & McCleery RM (in press). Shrub encroachment and vertebrate diversity: a global meta-analysis. Global Ecology and Biogeography.
  • Tomiolo S, Metz J, Blackwood CB, Djendouci K, Henneberg L, Müller C, Tielbörger K (2017) Short-term drought and long-term climate legacy affect production of chemical defenses among plant ecotypes. Environmental and Experimental Botany 141: 124-131.
  • Wieczorek M, Kruse S, Epp LS, Kolmogorov A,Nikolaev AN, Heinrich I, Jeltsch F, Pestryakova R, Herzschuh U (2017). Dissimilar responses of Larix gmelinii stands to increasing temperature across the Siberian treeline ecotone revealed by field and simulation data. Ecology, 98: 2343–2355. doi:10.1002/ecy.1887.

2016

  • Bilton MC, Metz J, Tielbörger K (2016) Climatic niche groups: A novel application of a common assumption predicting plant community response to climate change. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 19: 61–69.
  • Feldman Turjeman S, Centeno-Cuadros A, Eggers U, Rotics S, Blas J, Fiedler W, Kaatz M, Jeltsch F, Wikelski M, Nathan R (2016) Extra-pair paternity in the socially monogamous white stork (Ciconia ciconia) is fairly common and independent of local density. Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 27976 (2016). Doi: 10.1038/ srep27976
  • Fer I, Tietjen B, Jeltsch F & Trauth MH (2016) Modelling vegetation change during Late Cenozoic uplift of the East African plateaus. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.04.007.
  • Fer I, Tietjen B, Jeltsch F (2016) High-resolution modelling closes the gap between data and model simulations for Mid-Holocene and present-day biomes of East Africa. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.12.001.
  • Guo, T; Lohmann, D; Ratzmann, G; Tietjen, B (2016) Response of semi-arid savanna vegetation composition towards grazing along a precipitation gradient-The effect of including plant heterogeneity into an ecohydrological savanna model. Ecological Modelling 325: 47-5.
  • Luft L, Neumann C, Itzerott S, Lausch A, Doktor D, Freude M, Blaum N & Jeltsch, F. (2016) Digital and real-habitat modeling of Hipparchia statilinus based on hyper spectral remote sensing data. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 13(1).
  • Ihula RN, Jeltsch F, Blaum N, Mueller EN (2016) A review on urban soil water erosion. Journal of Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences 5 (1): 163-178 - ISSN 2026-7215.
  • Kruse S, Wieczoreka M, Jeltsch F, Herzschuh U (2016) Treeline dynamics in Siberia under changing climates as inferred from an individual-based model for Larix. Ecological Modeling. 338, 101–121.
  • Pfestorf H, Koerner K, Sonnemann I, Wurst S & Jeltsch F (2016) Coupling experimental data with individual based modelling reveals differential effects of root herbivory on grassland plant coexistence along a resource gradient. J. Veg. Sc. 27 269–282.
  • Romero-Mujalli D, Cappelletto J, Herrera EA, Tárano Z (2016) The effect of social learning in a small population facing environmental change: an agent-based simulation. Journal of Ethology.
  • Rotics S, Kaatz M, Resheff Y, Feldman S, Zurell D, Sapir N, Fiedler W, Jeltsch F, Wikelski M, Nathan R (2016) The challenges of the first migration: movement and behavior of juvenile versus adult white storks with insights regarding juvenile mortality. J. Animal Ecology 85: 938-947. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.1252.
  • Scherer C, Jeltsch F, Grimm V, Blaum N (2016) Merging trait-based and individual-based modelling: an animal functional type approach to explore the responses of birds to climatic and land use changes in semi-arid African savannas. Ecol. Model. 326 (2016) 75–89.
  • Schuster A, Herde A, Mazzoni CJ, Eccard JA, Sommer S (2016) Evidence for selection maintaining MHC diversity in a rodent species despite strong density fluctuations. Immunogenetics 68 (6-7): 429-37. doi: 10.1007/s00251-016-0916-z.
  • Sonnemann I, Pfestorf H, Jeltsch F, Wurst S (2016) Community- weighted mean plant traits predict small scale distribution of insect root herbivore abundance. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0141148. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141148.

2015

  • Eggers U, Arens M, Firla M, Wallschläger D (2015) To fledge or not to fledge: Factors influencing the number of eggs and the Eggs-to-Fledglings rate in White Storks (Ciconia ciconia) in an agricultural environment. Journal of Ornithology DOI: 10.1007/s10336-015-1182-9
  • Metz J, Oppen J, Tielbörger K (in press) Parental environmental effects due to contrasting watering adapt competitive ability, but not drought tolerance, in offspring of a semi-arid annual Brassicaceae. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12411
  • Rillig MC, Kiessling W, Borsch T, Gessler A, Greenwood AD, Hofer H, Joshi J, Schröder B, Thonicke K, Tockner K, Weisshuhn K, Jeltsch F (2015) Biodiversity research: data without theory – theory without data. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2015.00020
  • Bergholz K, Jeltsch F, Weiss L, Pottek J, Geißler K, Ristow M (2015) Fertilization affects the establishment ability of species differing in seed mass via direct nutrient addition and indirect competition effects. Oikos. DOI:10.1111/oik.02193
  • Geyer J, Strixner L, Kreft S, Jeltsch F, Ibisch P (2015) Adapting conservation to climate change – a case study on feasibility and implementation in Brandenburg, Germany. Regional Environmental Change. 15: 139-153.
  • Horn S, Hempel S, Ristow M, Rillig MC, Kowarik I, Caruso T (2015) Plant community assembly at small scales: spatial versus environmental factors in a central European grassland. Acta Oecologica 63: 56-62.
  • Synodinos AD, Tietjen B, Jeltsch F (2015) Facilitation in drylands: Modeling a neglected driver of savanna dynamics. Ecological Modelling 304:11–21. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.02.015
  • Weiss L, Jeltsch F (2015) The response of simulated grassland communities to the cessation of grazing. Ecological Modelling 303: 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.02.002
  • Zurell D, Eggers U, Kaatz M, Rotics S, Sapir N, Wikelski M, Nathan R, Jeltsch F (2015) Individual-based modelling of resource competition to predict density-dependent population dynamics: a case study with white storks. Oikos 124: 319-330. DOI: 10.1111/oik.01294.

2014

  • Bocedi G, Zurell D, Reineking B, Travis JMJ (2014) Mechanistic modelling of animal dispersal offers new insights into range expansion dynamics across fragmented landscapes. Ecography 37: 1240-1253.
  • Giladi I, May F, Ristow M, Jeltsch F, Ziv Y (2014) Scale dependent species-area and species-isolation relationships – a review and a test study from a fragmented semi-arid agro-ecosystem. Journal of Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography 41: 1055-1069.
  • Körner K, H Pfestorf, F May, F Jeltsch (2014) Modelling the effect of belowground herbivory on grassland diversity. Ecological Modelling 273. 79 - 85.
  • Lohmann D, Falk T, Geißler K, Blaum N, Jeltsch F (2014) Determinants of semi-arid rangeland management in a landuse reform setting in Namibia. Journal of Arid Environments 100 - 101. pp. 23 - 30. doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2013.10.005.
  • Lohmann D, Tietjen B, Blaum N, Joubert DF, Jeltsch F (2014) Prescribed fire as a tool for managing shrub encroachment in semi-arid savanna rangelands, Journal of Arid Environments 107 pp. 49 - 56. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2014.04.003
  • Luft L, Neumann C, Blaum N, Freude M, Jeltsch F (2014) Hyperspectral modeling of ecological indicators - a new approach for monitoring former military training areas. Ecological Indicators 46: 264-285.
  • Metz J, Ribbers K, Tielboerger K, Mueller C (2014) Long- and medium-term effects of aridity on the chemical defence of a widespread Brassicaceae in the Mediterranean. Environmental and Experimental Botany 105: 39-45. DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2014.04.007
  • Müller EN, van Schaik L, Blume T, Bronstert A, Carus J, Fleckenstein JH, Fohrer N, Geißler K, Gerke HH, Graeff T, Hesse C, Hildebrandt A, Hölker F, Hunke P, Körner K, Lewandowski J, Lohmann D, Meinikmann K, Schibalski A, Schmalz B, Schröder B, Tietjen B (2014) Scales, key aspects, feedbacks and challenges of ecohydrological research in Germany. HyWa 58: 221-240 DOI: 10.5675/HyWa_2014,4_2
  • Ni J, Cao X, Jeltsch F, Herzschuh U (2014) Biome distribution over the last 22,000 years in China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 409: 33–47.
  • Pagel J, Anderson BJ, O’Hara RB, Cramer W, Fox R, Jeltsch F, Roy DB, Thomas CD, Schurr FM, (2014) Quantifying range-wide variation in population trends from local abundance surveys and widespread opportunistic occurrence records. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5: 751-760.
  • Thuiller W, Münkemüller T, Schiffers KH, Georges D, Dullinger S, Eckhart VM, Edwards TC, Gravel D, Kunstler G, Merow C, Moore K, Piedallu C, Vissault S, Zimmermann NE, Zurell D, Schurr FM (2014) Does probability of occurrence relate to population dynamics? Ecography 37: 1155-1166.
  • Tielbörger K, Bilton MC, Metz J, Kigel J, Holzapfel C, Lebrija-Trejos E, Konsens I, Parag HA, Sternberg M (2014) Middle-Eastern plant communities tolerate 9 years of drought in a multi-site climate manipulation experiment. Nature communications 5: 5102, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6102
  • Weiss L, Pfestorf H, May F, Körner K, Boch S, Fischer M, Müller J, Prati D, Socher S, Jeltsch F (2014) Grazing response patterns indicate isolation of semi-natural European grasslands. Oikos 123: 599-612. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.00957.x

2013

  • Becher MA, J Osborne, P Thorbek, PJ Kennedy, V Grimm (2013) Towards a systems approach for understanding honeybee decline: a stock-taking and synthesis of existing models. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 868 - 880
  • Buchmann CM, Schurr F, Nathan R, Jeltsch F (2013) Habitat loss and fragmentation affecting mammal and bird communities - the role of interspecific competition and individual space use. Ecological Informatics. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2012.11.015
  • Cabral SJ, Jeltsch F, Thuiller W, Higgins S, Midgley GF, Rebelo AG, Rouget M, Schurr FM (2013) Impacts of past habitat loss and future climate change on the range dynamics of South African Proteaceae. Diversity and Distributions. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12011
  • Cao XY, Ni J, Herzschuh U, Wang YB, Zhao Y (2013) A late Quaternary pollen dataset from eastern continental Asia for vegetation and climate reconstructions:  set up and evaluation. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 194:21.37
  • Cierjacks A, I Kowarik, J Joshi, S Hempel, M Ristow, M von der Lippe, E Weber (2013) Biological Flora of the British Isles: Robinia pseudoacacia. Journal of Ecology 101: 1623 - 1640.
  • Dormann CF, Elith J, Bacher S, Buchmann CM, Carl G, Carré G, García Marquéz JR, Gruber B, Lafourcade B, Leitão PJ, Münkemüller T, McClean C, Osborne P, Reineking B, Schröder B, Skidmore A, Zurell D, Lautenbach S (2013) Collinearity: a review of methods to deal with it and a simulation study evaluating their performance. Ecography 36: 27-46.
  • Franz KW, J Romanowski, K Johst, V Grimm (2013) Ranking landscape development scenarios affecting natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) population dynamics in central Poland. PLoS ONE 8 (5): e64852. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064852
  • Gergs A, A Zenker, V Grimm, TG Preuss (2013) Chemical and natural stressors combined: from cryptic effects to population extinction. Scientific Reports 3: 2036. doi:10.1038/srep02036.
  • Grimm V, BT Martin (2013) Mechanistic effect modeling for ecological risk assessment: where to go from here? Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 9: e58 - e63.
  • Jeltsch F, Blaum N, Brose U, Chipperfield JD, Clough Y, Farwig N, Geissler K, Graham CH, Grimm V, Hickler T, Huth A, May F, Meyer KM, Pagel J,  Reineking B, Rillig MC, Shea K, Schurr FM, Schröder B, Tielbörger K,  Weiss L, Wiegand K, Wiegand T, Wirth C, Zurell D (2013) How can we bring together empiricists and modellers in functional biodiversity research? Basic and Applied Ecology 14: 93-101.
  • Jeltsch F, Bonte D, Pe'er G, Reineking B, Leimgruber P, Balkenhol N, Schröder B, Buchmann CM, Mueller T, Blaum N, Zurell D, Böhning-Gaese K, Wiegand T, Eccard JA, Hofer H, Reeg J, Eggers U, Bauer S (2013) Integrating movement ecology with biodiversity research - exploring new avenues to address spatiotemporal biodiversity dynamics. Movement Ecology 1:6.
  • Lauterbach D, Römermann C, Jeltsch F, Ristow M (2013) Factors driving plant rarity in dry grasslands on different spatial scales - a functional trait approach. Biodiversity and Conservation. doi: 10.2007/s10531-013-0455-y.
  • Lin Y, U Berger, V Grimm, F Huth, J Weiner (2013) Plant interactions alter the predictions of metabolic scaling theory. PLoS ONE 8 (2): e57612. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057612
  • Linklater WL, Mayer K, Swaisgood RR (2013) Chemical signals of age, sex and identity in black rhinoceros. Animal Behaviour 85: 671-677.
  • Liu C, RM Sibly, V Grimm, P Thorbek (2013) Linking pesticide exposure and spatial dynamics: an individual-based model of wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) populations in agricultural landscape. Ecological Modelling 248: 92 - 102.
  • Liu X, Z Chi, U Herzschuh, J Ni, Q Xu (2013) A MIS 3 charocoal and pollen record and quantitative precipitation inferences from the Jingerwa section of the Nihewan Basin, north-central China. Journal of Paleolimnology. doi: 10.1007/s10933-013-9716-8.
  • Martin BT, T Jager, RM Nisbet, TG Preuss, M Hammer-Wirtz, V Grimm (2013) Extrapolating ecotoxicological effects from individuals to populations: a generic approach based on Dynamic Energy Budget theory and individual-based modeling. Ecotoxicology 22: 574 - 583.
  • Martin BT, T Jager, RM Nisbet, TG Preuss, V Grimm (2013) Predicting populations dynamics from the properties of individuals: a cross-level test of Dynamic Energy Budget theory. American Naturalist 181: 506 - 519.
  • May F, I Gilaldi , Y Ziv, M Ristow, F Jeltsch (2013) Metacommunity, mainlans island system or island communities? - Assessing the regional dynamics of plant communities in a fragmented landscape. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07793.x
  • May F, I Giladi, M Ristow, Y Ziv, F Jeltsch (2013) Plant functional traits and community assembly along interacting gradients of productivity and fragmentation Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. Elsevier 2013 15. 304 - 318.
  • Meli M, A Auclerc, A Palmqvist, VE Forbes, V Grimm (2013) Population-level consequences of spatially heterogeneous exposure to heavy metals in soil: an individual-based model of sprintails. Ecological Modelling 250: 338 - 351.
  • Nottebrock H, Esler KJ, Schurr FM (2013) Effects of intraspecific and community density on the lifetime fecundity of long-lived shrubs. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 3,150-161. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2013.03.003
  • Pfestorf H, Weiss L, Müller J, Boch S, Socher S, Prati D, Schöning I, Weiser W, Fischer M, Jeltsch F (2013) Community mean traits as additional indicators to monitor effects of land use intensity on grassland plant diversity. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 15: 1-11
  • Rätzel S, M Ristow, H Uhlich (2013) Orobanche laxissima Uhlich & Rätzel. In Raab-Straube E von, Th Raus (ed.): Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 2 [Notulae ad floram euro-mediterraneam pertinentes 31]. - Willdenowia 43: 239 - 249.
  • Rätzel S, M Ristow, H Uhlich (2013) Phelipanche heldreichii (Reut.) Soják. In Raab-Straube E von, Th Raus (ed.): Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 2 [Notulae ad floram euro-mediterraneam pertinentes 31]. - Willdenowia 43: 239 - 249.
  • Radchuk V, K Johst, J Groeneveld, V Grimm, N Schtickzelle (2013) Behind the scenes of population viability modeling: predicting butterfly metapopulation dynamics under climate change. Ecological Modelling 259: 62 - 73.
  • Ristow M (2013) Bothriochloa pertusa (L.) A Camus. In Raab-Straube E von, Th Raus (ed.): Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 2 [Notulae ad floram euro-mediterraneam pertinentes 31]. - Willdenowia 43: 239 - 249.
  • Schaldack R, F Wimmer, J Koch, J Volland, K Geißler, M Köchy (2013) Modelbased analysis of the environmental impacts of grazing management on Eastern Mediterranean ecosystems in Jordan. Journal of Environmental Management. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.11.024
  • Seifan M, Seifan T, Schiffers K, Jeltsch F, Tielbröger K (2013) Beyond the competition - colonization tradeoff - linking multiple trait response to disturbance characteristics. American Naturalist 181, 151-160
  • Sibly RM, V Grimm, BT Martin, ASA Johnston, K Kulakowska, CJ Topping, P Calow, J Nabe-Nielsen, P Thorbek, DL DeAngelis (2013) Representing the aquisition and use of energy by individuals in agent-based models of animal populations. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4: 151 - 161.
  • Svenning J-C, D Gravel, R D Holt, F M Schurr, W Thuiller, T Münkemüller, K H Schiffers, S Dullinger, T C Jr Edwards, T Hickler, S I Higgins, J E M S Nabel, J Pagel, S Normand (2013) The influence of interspecific interactions on species range expansion rates. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00574.x.

2012

  • Beck J, Ballesteros-Mejia L, Buchmann CM, Dengler J, Fritz SA, Gruber B, Hof C, Jansen F, Knapp S, Kreft H, Schneider AK, Winter M, Dormann CF (2012) What's on the horizon for macroecology? Ecography 35: 673-683.
  • Blaum N, Schwager M, Wichmann MC, Rossmanith E (2012) Climate induced changes in matrix suitability explain gene flow in a fragmented landscape – the effect of interannual rainfall variability. Ecography 35: 650-660.
  • Blumröder J, Eccard J, Blaum N (2012) Behavioural flexibility in foraging mode of the spotted sand lizard (Pedioplanis l. lineoocellata) seems to buffer negative impacts of savanna degradation. Journal of Arid Environments 77: 149-152.
  • Buchmann CM, Schurr FM, Nathan R, Jeltsch F (2012) Movement upscaled – the importance of individual foraging movement for community response to habitat loss. Ecography 35: 436-445.
  • Gaertner M, Nottebrock H, Fourie H, Privett SDJ, Richardson DM (2012)
    Plant invasions, restoration, and economics: Perspectives from South African fynbos.  Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 14: 341-353.
  • Gemeinholzer B, F May, M Ristow, C Batsch, D Lauterbach (2012) Strong genetic differentiation on a fragmentation gradient among populations of the heterocarpic annual Catananche lutea L. (Asteraceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 298: 1585-1596.
  • Gutt J, Zurell D, Bracegridle TJ, Cheung W, Clark MS, Convey P, Danis B, David B, De Broyer C, di Prisco G, Griffiths H, Laffont R, Peck L, Pierrat B, Riddle MJ, Saucede T, Turner J, Verde C, Wang Z, Grimm V (2012): Correlative and dynamic species distribution modelling for ecological predictions in the Antarctic: a cross-disciplinary concept. Polar Research 31: 11091.
  • Kissling WD, Dormann CF, Groeneveld J, Hickler T, Kühn I, McInerny GJ, Montoya JM, Römermann C, Schiffers K, Schurr FM, Singer A, Svenning J-C, Zimmermann NE, O’Hara RB (2012) Towards novel approaches to modelling biotic interactions in multispecies assemblages at large spatial extents. Journal of Biogeography 39: 2163-2178.
  • Lauterbach D, Ristow M, Gemeinholzer G (2012) Population genetics and fitness in fragmented populations of the dioecious and endangered Silene otites (Caryophyllaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 298: 155-164.
  • Lin Y, U Berger, V Grimm, QR Ji (2012) Differences between symmetric and asymmetric facilitation matter: exploring the interplay between modes of positve and negative plant interactions. Journal of Ecology 100: 1482 - 1491.
  • Lohmann D, Tietjen B, Blaum N, Joubert DF, Jeltsch F (2012) Shifting thresholds and changing degradation patterns: climate change effects on the simulated long-term response of a semi-arid savanna to grazing. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 814-823.
  • May F, Giladi I, Ziv Y, Jeltsch F (2012) Dispersal and diversity – unifying scale-dependent relationships within the neutral theory. Oikos 121: 942-951.
  • Pagel J, Schurr FM (2012) Forecasting species ranges by statistical estimation of ecological niches and spatial population dynamics. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 293-304.
  • Seifan M, Seifan T, Jeltsch F, Tielbörger K (2012) Combined disturbances and the role of their spatial and temporal properties in shaping community structure. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 14: 217-229.
  • Seitz B, Ristow M, Prasse R, Machatzi B, Klemm G, Böcker R, Sukopp H (2012) Der Berliner Florenatlas. Verh. Bot. Ver. Berlin Brandenburg Beiheft 7: 533 S.
  • Zurell D, Elith J, Schröder B (2012). Predicting to new environments: tools for visualising model behaviour and impacts on mapped distributions. Diversity and Distributions 18:628-634.
  • Zurell D, Grimm V, Rossmanith E, Zbinden N, Zimmermann NE, Schröder B (2012). Uncertainty in predictions of range dynamics: black grouse climbing the Swiss Alps. Ecography 35: 590-603.

2011

  • Giladi I, Ziv Y, May F, Jeltsch F (2011). Scale-dependent determinants of plant species richness in a semi-arid fragmented agro-ecosystem. Journal of Vegetation Science: 22.983-996
  • Ni J, Herzschuh U (2011). Simulating biome distribution on the Tibetan Plateau using a modified global vegetation model. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 43(3):429-441
  • Albert CH, Grassein F, Schurr FM, Vielliedent G, Violle C (2011) When and how should plant ecologists consider intraspecific trait variability? Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 13: 217-225
  • Blaum N, Mosner E, Schwager M, Jeltsch F (2011). How functional is functional – ecological groupings in terrestrial animal ecology: towards an animal functional type approach. Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 2333-2345.
  • Buchmann CM, Schurr FM, Nathan R, Jeltsch F (2011) An allometric model of home range formation explains the structuring of animal communities exploiting heterogeneous resources. Oikos 120: 106-118.
  • Cabral JS, Bond WJ, Midgley GF, Rebelo AG, Thuiller W, Schurr FM (2011) Effects of harvesting flowers from shrubs on the persistence and abundance of wild shrub populations at multiple spatial extents. Conservation Biology. 25: 73-84.
  • Jeltsch F, Moloney KA, Schwager M, Körner K, Blaum N (2011). Consequences of correlations between climatic and landscape changes for regional species survival. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 145: 49-58.
  • Kuechly H, Mueller JS, Reinfelder VL, Wiedemann S,  Blaum N (2011). Rodent mediated dispersal of Acacia seeds in Kalahari savannah rangelands – implications for bush encroachment. African Journal of Ecology 49: 119-121.
  • Lachmuth S, Durka W, Schurr FM (2011) Differentiation of reproductive and competitive ability in the invaded range of Senecio inaequidens: the role of genetic Allee-effects, adaptive and non-adaptive evolution. New Phytologist 192: 529-541.
  • Lauterbach D, Ristow M, Gemeinholzer B (2011) Genetic population structure, fitness variation and the importance of population history in remnant populations of the endangered plant Silene chlorantha (WILLD.) EHRH. (Caryophyllaceae). Plant Biology 13: 667-677.
  • Nathan R, Horvitz N, He Y, Kuparinen A, Schurr FM, Katul G (2011) Spread of North American wind-dispersed trees in future environments. Ecology Letters 14: 211-219.
  • Schiffers K ,Tielborger K, Jeltsch F (2011) Root plasticity buffers competition among plants: theory meets experimental data. Ecology 92: 610-620.
  • Schleicher J, Meyer KM, Wiegand K, Schurr FM, Ward D (2011) Disentangling facilitation and seed dispersal from environmental heterogeneity as mechanisms generating associations between savanna plants. Journal of Vegetation Science. doi:10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01310.x
  • Sieck M, Ibisch PL, Moloney KA, Jeltsch F (2011) Current models broadly neglect specific needs of biodiversity conservation in protected areas under climate change. BMC Ecology 11:12. 
  • Wagner V, Antunes PM, Ristow M, Lechner U, Hensen I (2011) Prevailing Negative Soil Biota Effect and No Evidence for Local Adaptation in a Widespread Eurasian Grass. PLoS ONE 6: e17580.
  • Wasiolka B,  Blaum N (2011). Comparing biodiversity between protected savanna and adjacent non-protected farmland in the southern Kalahari. J Arid Environments 75: 836-841.

2010

  • Burkart M, Alsleben K, Lachmuth S, Schumacher J, Hofmann R, Jeltsch F, Schurr FM (2010) Recruitment requirements of the rare and threatened Juncus atratus. Flora 205: 583-589.
  • Cabral JS, Schurr FM (2010) Estimating demographic models for the range dynamics of plant species. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 85-97.
  • Disney M, Kalogirou V, Lewis P, Prieto-Blanco A, Hancock S, Pfeifer M (2010) Simulating the impact of discrete-return lidar system and survey characteristics over young conifer and broadleaf forests. Remote Sensing of Environment 114: 1546-1560.
  • Esther A, Groeneveld J, Enright NJ, Miller BP, Lamont BB, Perry GLW, Blank FB, Jeltsch F (2010) Sensitivity of plant functional types to climate change: classification tree analysis of a simulation model. J Vegetation Science 21: 447 - 461.
  • Körner K, Treydte A, Burkart M, Jeltsch F (2010) Simulating direct and indirect effects of climatic changes on rare perennial plant species in fragmented landscapes. J Vegetation Science 21: 843-856.
  • Kuparinen A, Savolainen O, Schurr FM (2010) Increased mortality can promote evolutionary adaptation of forest trees to climate change. Forest Ecology and Management 5: 1003-1008.
  • Lachmuth S, Durka W, Schurr FM (2010) The making of a rapid plant invader: genetic diversity and differentiation in the native and invaded range of Senecio inaequidens. Molecular Ecology 19: 3952-3967.
  • Schiffers K, Tielbörger K, Jeltsch F (2010) Changing importance of environmental factors driving secondary succession on molehills. J Vegetation Science 21:  500 - 506.
  • Tietjen B, Jeltsch F, Zehe E, Classen N, Groengroeft A, Schiffers K, Oldeland J (2010) Effects of climate change on the coupled dynamics of water and vegetation in drylands. Ecohydrology 3: 226-237.
  • Wasiolka B, Jeltsch F, Henschel J, Blaum N (2010) Space use of the Spotted Sand Lizard (Pedioplanis l. lineoocellata) under different degradation states. African J Ecology 48: 96 - 104.
  • Yates C, Elith J, Latimer A, le Maitre D, Midgley GF, Schurr FM, West A (2010) Projecting climate change impacts on  species distributions in megadiverse South African Cape and Southwest Australian Floristic Regions: Opportunities and challenges. Austral  Ecology 35: 374-391.
  • Zurell D, Berger U, Cabral JS, Jeltsch F, Meynard CN, Münkemüller T, Nehrbass N, Pagel J, Reineking B, Schröder B, Grimm V (2010) The Virtual Ecologist Approach: Simulating Data and Observers. Oikos 119: 622 - 635.

2009

  • Blaum N, Seymour C, Rossmanith E, Schwager M, Jeltsch F (2009) Changes in arthropod diversity along a land use driven gradient of shrub cover in savanna rangelands: identifcation of suitable indicators. Biodiversity and Conservation 18: 1187-1199.
  • Blaum N, Tietjen B, Rossmanith E (2009) The impact of livestock husbandry on small and medium sized carnivores in Kalahari savannah rangelands. J Wildlife Management 73: 60-67.
  • Kuparinen A, Katul G, Nathan R, Schurr M (2009) Increases in air temperature can promote wind-driven dispersal and spread of plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276: 3081-3087.
  • May F, Grimm V, Jeltsch F (2009) Reversed effects of grazing on plant diversity: the role of belowground competition and size symmetry. Oikos 118: 1830-1843.
  • Meyer J, Kohnen A, Durka W, Wöstemeyer J, Blaum N, Rossmanith E, Brandl R (2009). Genetic structure in the hairy-footed gerbil Gerbillurus paeba: sex specific dispersal? Mammalian Biology 74: 478-487.
  • Moloney KA, Holzapfel C, Tielbörger K, Jeltsch F, Schurr FM (2009) Rethinking the common garden in invasion research. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 11: 311-320.
  • Nathan R, Bullock JM, Ronce O, Schurr FM. (2009) Seed Dispersal. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester. doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0021225
  • Pakeman K, Pugnaire F, Michalet R, Lortie C, Schiffers K, Maestre F, Travis J (2009) Is the cask of facilitation ready for bottling? A symposium on the connectivity and future directions of positive plant interactions. Biology Letters 5: 577-579.
  • Pfeifer M, Schatz B, Picó FX, et al. (2009) Phylogeography and genetic structure of the orchid Himantoglossum hircinum (L.) Spreng. across its European central-marginal gradient. J Biogeography 36: 2353–2365.
  • Popp A, Blaum N, Jeltsch F (2009) Ecohydrological feedback mechanisms in arid rangelands: Simulating the impacts of topography and landuse. Basic & Applied Ecology 10: 319-329.
  • Popp A, Vogel M, Blaum N, Jeltsch F (2009) Scaling up eco-hydrological processes - the role of source-sink systems in water limited landscapes. J Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 114: G04013.
  • Popp A, Domptail S, Blaum N, Jeltsch F (2009) Landuse experience does not qualify for adaptation to climate change. Ecological Modelling 220: 694-702.
  • Rossmanith E, Blaum N, Höntsch K, Jeltsch F (2009) Sex-related parental care strategies in the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Picoides minor): of flexible mothers and dependable fathers. J Avian Biology 40: 28-33.
  • Schmoll T, Schurr FM, Winkel W, Epplen JT, Lubjuhn T (2009) Lifespan, lifetime reproductive performance and paternity loss of within-pair and extra-pair offspring in the coal tit Periparus ater. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276: 337-345.
  • Schurr FM, Spiegel O, Steinitz O, Trakhtenbrot A, Tsoar A, Nathan R (2009) Long-distance seed dispersal. Annual Plant Reviews 38, 204-237.
  • Tietjen B, Zehe E, Jeltsch F (2009) Simulating plant water availability in drylands under climate change - a generic model of two soil layers. Water Resources Research 45, W01418.
  • Treydte AC, Heitkonig IMA, Ludwig F (2009) Modelling ungulate dependence on higher quality forage under large trees in African savannahs. Basic & Applied Ecology 10: 161-169.
  • Wasiolka B, Jeltsch F, Blaum N, Henschel J (2009) Behavioral responses of the lizard Pedioplanis l. lineoocellata to overgrazing. Acta Oecologica 35: 157-162.
  • Zurell D, Jeltsch F, Dormann CF, Schröder B (2009) Static species distribution models in dynamically changing systems: how good can predictions really be? Ecography 32: 733-744.

2008

  • Berg C, M Bilz, M Ristow & B Raab (2008) Important Plant Areas (IPA) -- ein internationales Konzept zum Schutz der Wildpflanzen der Erde. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 40: 101-105.
  • Berger D, RJ Walters, K Gotthard (2008) What limits insect fecundity? – Temperature dependent egg maturation and oviposition in a butterfly. Functional Ecology 22: 523-529.
  • Berger U, C Piou, K Schiffers, V Grimm (2008) Competition among plants: concepts, individual-based modelling approaches, and a proposal of a future research strategy. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 9: 121-135.
  • Blaum N (2008) Seasonal differences in spatial distribution of small carnivores in fragmented savannah landscapes. African J Ecology 46: 702-705.
  • Blaum N, RM Engeman, B Wasiolka, E Rossmanith (2008). Indexing small mammalian carnivores in the southern Kalahari, South Africa. Wildlife Research 35: 72-79.
  • Bleeker W, U Schmitz, M Ristow (2008) Ist Hybridisierung mit Neophyten eine Bedrohung für indigene Pflanzenarten? Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt 60: 11-16.
  • Brooker RW, F Maestre, RM Callaway, CL Lortie, LA Cavieres, G Kunstler, P Liancourt, K Tielbörger, JMJ Travis, F Anthelme, C Armas, L Coll, E Corcket, S Delzon, E Forey, Z Kikvidze, J Oloffson, F Pugnaire, CL Quiroz, P Saccone, K Schiffers, M Seifan, B Touzard, R Michalet (2008) Facilitation in plant communities: the past, the present and the future. J Ecology 96: 18-34.
  • Esther A, Groeneveld J, Enright NJ, Miller BP, Lamont BB, Perry GLW, Schurr FM, Jeltsch F (2008) Assessing the importance of seed immigration on coexistence of plant functional types in a species-rich ecosystem. Ecological Modelling 213: 402-416.
  • Fraser SEM, Dytham C, Mayhew PJ (2008) Patterns in the abundance and distribution of ichneumonid parasitoids within and across habitat patches. Ecological Entomology 33: 473-483.
  • Higgins SI, Flores O, Schurr FM (2008) Costs of persistence and the spread of competing seeders and sprouters. J Ecology 96: 679-686.
  • Jeltsch F, Moloney K, Schurr F, Köchy M, Schwager M (2008) The state of plant population modelling in light of environmental change. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 9: 171-189.
  • Koch J, Schaldach R, Köchy M (2008) Modeling the impacts of grazing land management on land-use change for the Jordan River region. Global and Planetary Change 64: 177-187.
  • Köchy M (2008) Effects of simulated daily precipitation patterns on annual plant populations depend on life stage and climatic region. BMC Ecology 8:4.
  • Köchy M, Bråkenhielm S (2008) Separation of effects of moderate N deposition from natural change in ground vegetation of forests and bogs. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 1654-1663.
  • Köchy M, Mathaj M, Jeltsch F, Malkinson D (2008) Resilience of stocking capacity to changing climate in arid to Mediterranean landscapes. Regional Environmental Change 8: 73-87.
  • Körner K, Jeltsch F (2008) Detecting general plant functional type responses in fragmented landscapes using spatially-explicit simulations. Ecological Modelling 210: 287-300.
  • Kuparinen A, Schurr FM (2008). Assessing the risk of gene flow from genetically modified trees carrying mitigation transgenes. Biological Invasions 10: 281-290.
  • Moloney K, Jeltsch F (2008) Space matters – Novel developments in plant ecology through spatial modelling (editorial of special issue). Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 9: 119-120.
  • Meyer J, Raudnitschka D, Steinhauser J, Jeltsch F, Brandl R (2008) Biology and ecology of Thallomys nigricauda (Rodentia, Muridae) in the Thornveld savannah of South Africa. Mammalian Biology 73: 111-118.
  • Nathan R, Schurr FM, Spiegel O, Steinitz O, Trakhtenbrot A, Tsoar A (2008) Mechanisms of Long-Distance Seed Dispersal. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23: 638-647.
  • Pagel J, Fritzsch K, Biedermann R, Schröder B (2008) Annual plants under cyclic disturbance regimes – better understanding through model aggregation. Ecological Applications 18: 2000-2015.
  • Raus T, M Ristow, H Scholz (2008) Catapodium balearicum (Willk.) H. Scholz. In Greuter W, Raus T (ed.) Med-Checklist Notulae, 27, p. 470. Willdenowia 38: 465-474.
  • Schiffers K, Schurr FM, Tielbörger K, Urbach C, Moloney K, Jeltsch F (2008) Dealing with virtual aggregation – a new index for analysing heterogeneous point pattern. Ecography 31: 545-555.
  • Schurr FM, Steinitz O, Nathan R (2008) Plant fecundity and seed dispersal in spatially heterogeneous environments: models, mechanisms and estimation. J  Ecology 96: 628-641.
  • Schmitz U, M Ristow, R May, W Bleeker (2008) Hybridisierung zwischen Neophyten und heimischen Pflanzenarten in Deutschland. Untersuchungen zur Häufigkeit und zum Gefährdungspotenzial. Natur & Landschaft 83 (9/10): 444-451.
  • Schwager M, Covas R, Blaum N, Jeltsch F (2008) Limitations of population models in predicting climate change effects: a simulation study of sociable weavers in southern Africa. Oikos 117: 1417-1427.
  • Thiele T, Jetsch F, Blaum N (2008) Importance of woody vegetation for foraging site selection in the Southern Pied Babbler (Turdoides bicolor) under two different land use regimes. J Arid Environments 72: 471-482.
  • Thuiller W, Albert C, Araujo MB, Berry PM, Cabeza M, Guisan A, Hickler T, Midgley GF, Paterson J, Schurr FM, Sykes MT, Zimmermann NE (2008) Predicting global change impacts on plant species’ distributions: Future challenges. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 9: 137-152.
  • Treydte AC, Looringh van Beeck F, Ludwig F, Heitkönig IMA (2008) Improved quality of beneath-canopy grass in South African savannas: Local and seasonal variation. J Vegetation Science 19: 663-670.
  • Zinck RD, Grimm V (2008) More Realistic than Anticipated: A Classical Forest-Fire Model from Statistical Physics Captures Real Fire Shapes. The Open Ecology Journal 1: 8-15.

2007

  • Blaum N, Rossmanith E, Popp A, Jeltsch F (2007) Shrub encroachment affects mammalian carnivore abundance in arid rangelands. Acta Oecologica 31: 86-92.
  • Blaum N, Rossmanith E, Jeltsch F (2007) Land use affects rodent communities in Kalahari savannah rangelands. African J Ecology 45: 189-195.
  • Blaum N, Rossmanith E, Fleissner G, Jeltsch F (2007). The conflicting importance of shrubby landscape structures for the reproductive success of the yellow mongoose (Cynictis penicillata). J Mammalogy 88: 194-200.
  • Blaum N, Rossmanith E, Schwager M, Jeltsch F (2007) Responses of mammalian carnivores to land use in arid savanna rangelands. Basic and Applied Ecology 8: 552-564.
  • Blaum N & Wichmann M. (2007) Short term transformation of matrix into hospitable habitat facilitates gene flow and mitigates fragmentation. J Animal Ecology 76: 1116-1127.  
  • Bleeker W, Schmitz U, Ristow M (2007) Interspecific hybridisation  between alien and native plant species in Germany and its consequences for native biodiversity. Biol. Conserv. 137: 248-253.
  • Dormann CF, McPherson JM,  Araújo MB, Bivand R, Bolliger J, Carl G, Davies RG, Hirzel A, Jetz W, Kissling WD, Kühn I, Ohlemüller R, Peres-Neto PR, Reineking B, Schröder  B, Schurr FM, Wilson R (2007)  Methods to account for spatial autocorrelation in the analysis of species distributional data: a review. Ecography 30: 609-628.
  • Doyle U, Vohland K, Rock J, Schümann K, Ristow M (in press) Nachwachsende Rohstoffe – eine Einschätzung aus Sicht des Naturschutzes. Natur und Landschaft
  • Enright NJ, Mosner E, Miller BP,  Johnson N, Lamont BB (2007) Soil vs. canopy seed storage and plant species coexistence in species-rich Australian shrublands. Ecology 88: 2292-2304.
  • Holland EP, Aegerter JN, Dytham C, Smith GC (2007) Landscape as a model: The importance of geometry. PLOS computational biology 3: 1979-1992
  • Huth A, Tietjen B (2007) Management strategies for tropical rain forests: Results of ecological models and requirements for ecological-economic modelling. Ecological Economics 62 (2): 207-215.
  • Köchy M, Tielbörger K (2007) Hydrothermal time model of germination: parameters for 36 Mediterranean annual species based on a simplified approach. Basic Appl Ecol 8: 171-182.
  • Köchy M. (2007) Photodegradation of grass litter in semi-arid grasslands: a global perspective. Publikationsserver der Universität Potsdam. Available: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-12006
  • Köchy M, Jeltsch F (2007) Projections of green biomass, leaf area index, and carrying capacity for livestock based on regional climate projections (50 km resolution, A2 scenario) for the Jordan River catchment. Report for use within GLOWA Jordan River.
  • Kuparinen A, Schurr FM, Tackenberg O, O'Hara RB (2007) Air-mediated pollen flow from genetically modified to conventional crops. Ecological Applications 17: 431-440.
  • Kuparinen A, Schurr FM (2007) A flexible modelling framework linking the spatio-temporal dynamics of plant genotypes and populations: application to gene flow from transgenic forests. Ecological Modelling 202: 476-486.
  • Linke S, Niedrig M, Kaiser A, Ellerbrok H, Müller K, Müller T, Mühle RU, Köppen U, Bairlein F, Berthold P, Pauli G (2007) Serological Evidence of West Nile Virus infections in wild birds captured in Germany.  Am J Trop Med Hyg 77 : 358-364.
  • Malkinson D, Jeltsch F (2007) Intraspecific facilitation: a missing process along increasing stress gradients - insights from simulated shrub populations. Ecography 30: 339-348.
  • Meyer J, Steinhauser J, Jeltsch F, Brandl R (2007) Large trees, shrub encroachment, and the density of Thallomys nigricauda in the Thornveld savannah of South Africa. J. Arid Environment 68: 363-370.
  • Popp A, Schwager M, Blaum N, Jeltsch F (2007). Simulating the impacts of vegetation structure on the occurrence of a small mammalian carnivore in semi-arid savanna rangelands. Ecological Modelling 209: 136-148.
  • Ristow M, Herrmann A, Illig H, Klemm G, Kummer V, Kläge H-C, Machatzi B, Rätzel S, Schwarz R, Zimmermann F (2007) Liste und Rote Liste der etablierten Gefäßpflanzen Brandenburgs. Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege in Brandenburg 15, Beiheft. ("2006")
  • Rossmanith E, Höntsch K, Blaum N & Jeltsch F (2007) Reproductive success and nestling diet in the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. J Ornithology 148: 323-332.
  • Rossmanith E, Blaum N, Grimm V, Jeltsch F (2007) Pattern-oriented modelling for estimating unknown pre-breeding survival rates: the case of the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Picoides minor). Biol. Conserv. 135: 555-564.
  • Schmoll T, Schurr FM, Winkel W, Epplen JT, Lubjuhn T (2007) Polyandry in coal tits (Parus ater): Fitness consequences of putting eggs into multiple genetic baskets. J Evolutionary Biology 20: 1115-1125.
  • Schurr FM, Midgley GF, Rebelo AG, Reeves G, Poschlod P, Higgins SI (2007) Colonization and persistence ability explain to which extent plant species fill their potential range. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16: 449-459.
  • Tietjen B, Jeltsch F (2007) Semi-arid grazing systems and climate change – a survey of present modelling potential and future needs. J. Applied Ecology 44: 425-434.
  • Travis JMJ, Munkemuller T, Burton OJ, Best A, Dytham C, Johst K (2007) Deleterious mutations can surf to high densities on the wave front of an expanding population. Molecular biology and evolution 24: 2334-2343.
  • Treydte AC, Heitkönig IMA, Prins HHT & Ludwig F (2007) Trees enhance grass layer quality in African savannas of distinct rainfall and soil fertility. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 8: 197-205.