Most recent publications


  • Altermatt F. and Fronhofer EA. (2018). Dispersal in dendritic networks: Ecological consequences on the spatial distribution of population densities. Freshwater Biology, 63(1):22-32. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12951
  • Gounand I., Harvey E., Little CJ. and Altermatt F. (2018). Meta-ecosystems 2.0: rooting the theory into the field. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33(1):36-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.10.006
  • Tonkin JD., Heino J. and Altermatt F. (2018). Metacommunities in river networks: The importance of network structure and connectivity on patterns and processes. Freshwater Biology, 63(1):1-5. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13045
  • Tonkin JD., Altermatt F., Finn DS., Heino J., Olden JD. and Pauls SU. (2018). The role of dispersal in river network metacommunities: Patterns, processes, and pathways. Freshwater Biology, 63(1):141-163. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13037
  • Nussberger B., Currat M., Quilodran CS., Ponta N. and Keller LF. (2018). Range expansion as an explanation for introgression in European wildcats. Biological Conservation, 218:49-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.12.009
  • Shaw AK., Kokko H. and Neubert MG. (2018). Sex differences and Allee effects shape the dynamics of sex-structured invasions. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(1):36-46. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12658
  • Rudman SM., Barbour MA., Csilléry K., Gienapp P., Guillaume F., Hairston Jr NG., Hendry AP., Lasky JR., Rafajlović M., Räsänen K., Schmidt PS., Seehausen O., Therkildsen NO., Turcotte MM. and Levine JM. (2018). What genomic data can reveal about eco-evolutionary dynamics. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2(1):9-15. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0385-2


  • Fronhofer EA. and Altermatt F. (2017). Classical metapopulation dynamics and eco-evolutionary feedbacks in dendritic networks. Ecography, 40(12):1455-1466. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02761
  • Fronhofer E., Gut S. and Altermatt F. (2017). Evolution of density-dependent movement during experimental range expansions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 30(12):2165-2176. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13182
  • Manser A., Lindholm AK. and Weissing FJ. (2017). The evolution of costly mate choice against segregation distorters. Evolution, 71(12):2817-2828. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13376
  • Astegiano J., Altermatt F. and Massol F. (2017). Disentangling the co-structure of multilayer interaction networks: degree distribution and module composition in two-layer bipartit networks. Scientific Reports, 7:15465. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-15811-w
  • Deiner K., Bik HM., Mächler E., Seymour M., Lacoursière-Roussel A., Altermatt F., Creer S., Bista I., Lodge DM., de Vere N., Pfrender ME. and Bernatchez L. (2017). Environmental DNA metabarcoding: Transforming how we survey animal and plant communities. Molecular Ecology, 26(21):5872-5895. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14350
  • Giometto A., Altermatt F. and Rinaldo A. (2017). Demographic stochasticity and resource autocorrelation control biological invasions in heterogeneous landscapes. Oikos, 126(11):1554-1563. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04330
  • Hendrix R., Schmidt BR., Schaub M., Krause ET. and Steinfartz S. (2017). Differentiation of movement behaviour in an adaptively diverging salamander population. Molecular Ecology, 26(22):6400-6413. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14345