Publications 2017

  • Muths E., Chambert T., Schmidt BR., Miller DAW., Hossack BR., Joly P., Grolet O., Green DM., Pilliod DS., Cheylan M., Fisher RN., McCaffery RM., Adams MJ., Palen WJ., Arntzen JW., Garwood J., Fellers G., Thirion J-M., Besnard A., Grant EHC. (2017). Heterogeneous responses of temperate-zone amphibian populations to climate change complicates conservation planning. Scientific Reports, 7(1):17102. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17105-7
  • Wagner A. (2017). Information theory, evolutionary innovations and evolvability. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 372(1735):0416. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0416
  • Fronhofer EA., 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., 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
  • Simmons LW., Lüpold S., Fitzpatrick JL. (2017). Evolutionary trade-off between secondary sexual traits and ejaculates. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32(12):964-976. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.09.011
  • Manser A., Lindholm AK., 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., 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
  • Giometto A., Altermatt F., Rinaldo A. (2017). Demographic stochasticity and resource autocorrelation control biological invasions in heterogeneous landscapes. Oikos, 126(11):1554-1563. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04330
  • Deiner K., Bik HM., Mächler E., Seymour M., Lacoursière-Roussel A., Altermatt F., Creer S., Bista I., Lodge DM., de Vere N., Pfrender ME., 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
  • Cayuela H., Joly P., Schmidt BR., Pichenot J., Bonnaire E., Priol P., Peyronel O., Laville M., Besnard A. (2017). Life history tactics shape amphibians’ demographic responses to the North Atlantic Oscillation. Global Change Biology, 23(11):4620-4638. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13672
  • Hochberg ME., Marquet PA., Boyd R., Wagner A. (2017). Innovation: an emerging focus from cells to societies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 372(1735):0414. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0414
  • van Gestel J., Tarnita CE. (2017). On the origin of biological construction, with a focus on multicellularity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(42):11018-11026. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1704631114
  • Gienapp P., Fior S., Guillaume F., Lasky JR., Sork VL., Csilléry K. (2017). Genomic Quantitative Genetics to Study Evolution in the Wild. Trends in Ecology & Evolution:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.09.004
  • Galetti M., Moleón M., Jordano P., Pires MM., Guimarães PR., Pape T., Nichols E., Hansen D., Olesen JM., Munk M., de Mattos JS., Schweiger AH., Owen-Smith N., Johnson CN., Marquis RJ., Svenning J-C. (2017). Ecological and evolutionary legacy of megafauna extinctions. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 93(2):845-862. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12374
  • Gall G., Strandburg-Peshkin A., Clutton-Brock TH., Manser MB. (2017). As dusk falls: collective decisions about the return to sleeping sites in meerkats. Animal Behaviour, 132:91-99. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.08.001
  • Valenzuela-Sanchez A., Schmidt BR., Uribe-Rivera DE., Costas F., Cunningham AA., Soto-Azat C. (2017). Cryptic disease-induced mortality may cause host extinction in an apparently stable host–parasite system. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 284:1176. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1176
  • Clutton-Brock T., Braga Goncalves I., Spence-Jones HC., Bennett NC., Heistermann M., Ganswindt A., Dubuc C., Gaynor D., Manser MB., Clutton-Brock Tim (2017). The influence of stress hormones and aggression on cooperative behaviour in subordinate meerkats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, (284):1863. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1248
  • Schmidt BR., Meier A., Sutherland C., Royle JA. (2017). Spatial capture–recapture analysis of artificial cover board survey data reveals small scale spatial variation in slow-worm Anguis fragilis density. Royal Society Open Science, 4:170374. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170374
  • Engesser S., Ridley AR., Townsend SW. (2017). Element repetition rates encode functionally distinct information in pied babbler ‘clucks’ and ‘purrs’. Animal Cognition, 20(5):953-960. DOI: 10.1007/s10071-017-1114-6
  • Hatakeyama M., Aluri S., Balachadran MT., Sivarajan SR., Patrignani A., Grüter S., Poveda L., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Baeten J., Francoijs K-J., Nataraja KN., Reddy YAN., Phadnis S., Ravikumar RL., Schlapbach R., Sreeman SM., Shimizu KK. (2017). Multiple hybrid de novo genome assembly of finger millet, an orphan allotetraploid crop. DNA Research:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsx036
  • Deschepper P., Brys R., Fortuna MA., Jacquemyn H. (2017). Analysis of spatial genetic variation reveals genetic divergence among populations of Primula veris associated to contrasting habitats. Scientific Reports, 7(1):8847. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-09154-9
  • Hosseini S-R., Wagner A. (2017). Constraint and Contingency Pervade the Emergence of Novel Phenotypes in Complex Metabolic Systems. Biophysical Journal, 113(3):690-701. DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2017.06.034
  • Turner DC. (2017). A review of over three decades of research on cat-human andhuman-cat interactions and relationships. Behavioural Processes, 141:297-304. DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.01.008
  • Werner P., Schmidt BR., Lötters S. (2017). Microhabitat use within a contact zone of parapatric land salamanders in the Swiss Alps. Amphibia - Reptilia, 38(3):307-314. DOI: 10.1163/15685381-00003110
  • Harvey E., Gounand I., Little CJ., Fronhofer EA., Altermatt F. (2017). Upstream trophic structure modulates downstream community dynamics via resource subsidies. Ecology and Evolution, 7(15):5724-5731. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3144
  • Chebib J., Guillaume F. (2017). What affects the predictability of evolutionary constraints using a G-matrix? The relative effects of modular pleiotropy and mutational correlation. Evolution, 71(10):2298-2312. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13320
  • Schmid M., Guillaume F. (2017). The role of phenotypic plasticity on population differentiation. Heredity, 119(4):214-225. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2017.36
  • Geiger CC., Bregnard C., Maluenda E., Voordouw MJ., Schmidt BR. (2017). Antifungal treatment of wild amphibian populations caused a transient reduction in the prevalence of the fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Scientific Reports, 7(1):5956. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05798-9
  • Gounand I., Harvey E., Ganesanandamoorthy P., Altermatt F. (2017). Subsidies mediate interactions between communities across space. Oikos, 126(7):972-979. DOI: 10.1111/oik.03922
  • Origgi FC., Schmidt BR., Lohmann P., Otten P., Akdesir E., Gaschen V., Aguilar-Bultet L., Wahli T., Sattler U., Stoffel MH. (2017). Ranid herpesvirus 3 and proliferative dermatitis in free-ranging wild common frogs (Rana temporaria). Veterinary Pathology, 54(4):686-694. DOI: 10.1177/0300985817705176
  • Manser A., Lindholm AK., Simmons LW., Firman RC. (2017). Sperm competition suppresses gene drive among experimentally evolving populations of house mice. Molecular Ecology, 26(20):5784-5792. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14215
  • Takada Y., Murase K., Shimosato-Asano H., Sato T., Nakanishi H., Suwabe K., Shimizu KK., Lim YP., Takayama S., Suzuki G., Watanabe M. (2017). Duplicated pollen–pistil recognition loci control intraspecific unilateral incompatibility in Brassica rapa. Nature Plants, (3):17096. DOI: 10.1038/nplants.2017.96
  • Lüpold S., Jin L., Liao WB (2017). Population density and structure drive differential investment in pre- and postmating sexual traits in frogs. Evolution, 71(6):1686-1699. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13246
  • Radzvilavicius AL., Kokko H., Christie JR. (2017). Mitigating Mitochondrial Genome Erosion Without Recombination. Genetics, 207(3):1079-1088. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.117.300273
  • Bratulic S., Toll-Riera M., Wagner A. (2017). Mistranslation can enhance fitness through purging of deleterious mutations. Nature Communications, 8:15410. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15410
  • Stephenson JF., Young KA., Fox J., Jokela J., Cable J., Perkins SE. (2017). Host heterogeneity affects both parasite transmission to and fitness on subsequent hosts. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 372(1719):0093. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0093
  • Pennekamp F., Griffiths JI., Fronhofer EA., Garnier A., Seymour M., Altermatt F., Petchey OL. (2017). Dynamic species classification of microorganisms across time, abiotic and biotic envirnments – A sliding window approach. PLoS ONE:1-22. DOI: 10.1371/journal.plos.0176682
  • Medina I., Langmore NE., Lanfear R., Kokko H. (2017). The evolution of clutch size in hosts of avian brood parasites. The American Naturalist, 190(5):112-123. DOI: 10.1086/693778
  • Massol F., Altermatt F., Gounand I., Gravel D., Leibold MA., Mouquet N. (2017). How life-history traits affect ecosystem properties: effects of dispersal in meta-ecosystems. Oikos, 126(4):532-546. DOI: 10.1111/oik.03893
  • Naisbett-Jones LC., Putman NF., Stephenson JF., Ladak S., Young KA. (2017). A Magnetic Map Leads Juvenile European Eels to the Gulf Stream. Current Biology, 27(8):1236-1240. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.03.015
  • Alther R., Fišer C., Altermatt F. (2017). Description of a widely distributed but overlooked amphipod species in the European Alps. Zoological journal of the Linnean Society, 179(4):751-766. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12477
  • Harvey E., Gounand I., Ward CL., Altermatt F. (2017). Bridging ecology and conservation: from ecological networks to ecosystem function. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54(2):371-379. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12769
  • Graw B., Manser MB. (2017). Life history patterns and biology of the slender mongoose (Galerella sanguinea) in the Kalahari Desert. Journal of Mammalogy, 98(2):332-338t. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw178
  • Fronhofer EA., Nitsche N., Altermatt F. (2017). Information use shapes the dynamics of range expansions into environmental gradients. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26(4):400-411. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12547
  • O'Brien MJ., Pugnaire FI., Armas C., Rodríguez-Echeverría S., Schöb C. (2017). The shift from plant-plant facilitation to competition under severe water deficit is spatially explicit. Ecology and Evolution, 7(7):2441-2448. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2875
  • Maestro-López M., Olombrada M., García-Ortega L., Serrano-González D., Lacadena J., Oñaderra M., Gavilanes JG., Martínez-del-Pozo Á. (2017). Minimized natural versions of fungal ribotoxins show improved active site plasticity. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 619:45-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2017.03.002
  • Schmidt BR., Bozzuto C., Lötters S., Steinfartz S. (2017). Dynamics of host populations affected by the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Royal Society Open Science, 4(3):160801. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160801
  • Moretti M., Dias ATC., de Bello F., Altermatt F., Chown SL., Azcarate FM., Bell JR., Fournier B., Hedde M., Hortal J., Ibanez S., Öckinger E., Sousa JP., Ellers J., Berg MP. (2017). Handbook of protocols for standardized measurement of terrestrial invertebrate functional traits. Functional Ecology, 31(3):558-567. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12776
  • Fortuna MA., Zaman L., Ofria C., Wagner A. (2017). The genotype-phenotype map of an evolving digital organism. PLoS Computational Biology, 13(2):e1005414. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005414
  • Olombrada M., Lázaro-Gorines R., López-Rodríguez J., Martínez-del-Pozo Á., Oñaderra M., Maestro-López M., Lacadena J., Gavilanes J., García-Ortega L. (2017). Fungal Ribotoxins: A Review of Potential Biotechnological Applications. Toxins, 9(2):71. DOI: 10.3390/toxins9020071
  • O'Brien MJ., Engelbrecht BMJ., Joswig J., Pereyra G., Schuldt B., Jansen S., Kattge J., Landhäusser SM., Levick SR., Preisler Y., Väänänen P., Macinnis-Ng C. (2017). A synthesis of tree functional traits related to drought-induced mortality in forests across climatic zones. Journal of Applied Ecology:1-44. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12874
  • Booksmythe I., Mautz B., Davis J., Nakagawa S., Jennions MD. (2017). Facultative adjustment of the offspring sex ratio and male attractiveness: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 92(1):108-134. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12220
  • Matthies D. (2017). Interactions between a root hemiparasite and 27 different hosts: Growth, biomass allocation and plant architecture. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 24:118-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.ppees.2016.12.006
  • O'Brien MJ., Ong R., Reynolds G. (2017). Intra-annual plasticity of growth mediates drought resilience over multiple years in tropical seedling communities. Global Change Biology, 23(10):4235-4244. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13658
  • Lenstra JA., Tigchelaar J., Biebach I., Consortium E., Hallsson JH., Kantanen J., Nielsen VH., Pompanon F., Naderi S., Rezaei HR., Saether N., Ertugrul O., Grossen C., Camenisch G., Vos-Loohuis M., van Straten M., de Poel EA., Windig J., Oldenbroek K. (2017). Microsatellite diversity of the Nordic type of goats in relation to breed conservation: how relevant is pure ancestry? Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics = Zeitschrift für Tierzüchtung und Züchtungsbiologie, 134(1):78-84. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12226
  • Losapio G., Schöb C. (2017). Resistance of plant-plant networks to biodiversity loss and secondary extinctions following simulated environmental changes. Functional Ecology:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.35q01
  • Kokko H., Schindler S., Sprouffske K. (2017). Searching for a Cancer-Proof Organism: It’s the Journey That Teaches You About the Destination. In: Ujvari, B. ; Roche, B. ; Thomas, F. . Ecology and Evolution of Cancer. London: Academic Press, 247-254. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804310-3.00022-3
  • Vörös J., Márton O., Schmidt BR., Gál JT., Jelić D. (2017). Surveying Europe’s only cave-dwelling chordate species (proteus anguinus) using environmental dNA. PLoS ONE, 12(1):e0170945. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170945
  • Aguilar-Rodríguez J., Payne JL., Wagner A. (2017). A thousand empirical adaptive landscapes and their navigability. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1(2):0045. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-016-0045
  • Izuno A., Kitayama K., Onoda Y., Tsujii Y., Hatakeyama M., Nagano AJ., Honjo MN., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Kudoh H., Shimizu KK., Isagi Y. (2017). The population genomic signature of environmental association and gene flow in an ecologically divergent tree species Metrosideros polymorpha (Myrtaceae). Molecular Ecology, 26(6):1515-1532. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14016
  • Fischer MC., Rellstab C., Leuzinger M., Roumet M., Gugerli F., Shimizu KK., Holderegger R., Widmer A. (2017). Estimating genomic diversity and population differentiation – an empirical comparison of microsatellite and SNP variation in Arabidopsis halleri. BMC Genomics, 18(1):69. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.11jp5
  • Gallien L., Altermatt F., Wiemers M., Schweiger O., Zimmermann NE. (2017). Invasive plants threaten the least mobile butterflies in Switzerland. Diversity and Distributions, 23(2):185-195. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12513
  • Harrison N., Lopes PC., König B. (2017). Oxytocin administration during early pair formation delays communal nursing in female house mice. Animal Behaviour, 123:61-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.10.030
  • Ang CC., O’Brien MJ., Ng KKS., Lee PC., Hector A., Schmid B., Shimizu KK. (2017). Genetic diversity of two tropical tree species of the Dipterocarpaceae following logging and restoration in Borneo: high genetic diversity in plots with high species diversity. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 9(5-6):459-469. DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2016.1270363
  • Rime T., Niklaus PA. (2017). Spatio-temporal dynamics of soil CH4 uptake after application of N fertilizer with and without the nitrification inhibitor 3,4- dimethylpyrazole phosphate (DMPP). Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 104:218-225. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.11.001
  • Khelifa R., Theischinger G., Endersby I. (2017). A century on from The Biology of Dragonflies by Tillyard 1917: What have we learned since then? Austral Entomology, 56(2):138-147. DOI: 10.1111/aen.12254
  • Cotto O., Wessely J., Georges D., Klonner G., Schmid M., Dullinger S., Thuiller W., Guillaume F. (2017). A dynamic eco-evolutionary model predicts slow response of alpine plants to climate warming. Nature Communications, 8:15399. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15399
  • Schmid B., Baruffol M., Wang Z., Niklaus PA. (2017). A guide to analyzing biodiversity experiments. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):91-110. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw107
  • Gehr B., Hofer EJ., Muff S., Ryser A., Vimercati E., Vogt K., Keller LF. (2017). A landscape of coexistence for a large predator in a human dominated landscape. Oikos, 126(10):1389-1399. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04182
  • Naglis S. (2017). A new species of Systenus Loew (Diptera, Dolichopodidae) from Croatia. Alpine Entomology, 1:39-41. DOI: 10.3897/alpento.1.20462
  • Saavedra S., Rohr RP., Bascompte J., Godoy O., Kraft NJB., Levine JM. (2017). A structural approach for understanding multispecies coexistence. Ecological Monographs, 87(3):470-486. DOI: 10.1002/ecm.1263
  • Wang P., Limpens J., Mommer L., van Ruijven J., Nauta AL., Berendse F., Schaepman-Strub G., Blok D., Maximov TC., Heijmans MMPD. (2017). Above and belowground responses of four tundra plant functional types to deep soil heating and surface soil fertilization. Journal of Ecology, 105(4):947-957. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12718
  • Wyman MT., Rivers PR., Muller C., Toni P., Manser MB. (2017). Adult meerkats modify close call rate in the presence of pups. Current Zoology, 63(3):349-355. DOI: 10.1093/cz/zox029
  • Roy HE., Hesketh H., Purse BV., Eilenberg J., Santini A., Scalera R., Stentiford GD., Adriaens T., Bacela-Spychalska K., Bass D., Beckmann KM. Bessell P., Bojko J., Booy O., Cardoso AC., Essl F., Groom Q., Harrower C., Kleespies R., Martinou AF., van Oers MM., Peeler EJ., Pergl J., Rabitsch W., Roques A., Schaffner F., Schindler S., Schmidt BR., Schönrogge K., Smith J., Solarz W., Stewart A., Stroo A., Tricarico E., Turvey KMA., Vannini A., Vilà M., Woodward S., Amtoft Wynns A., Dunn AM. (2017). Alien pathogens on the horizon: opportunities for predicting their threat to wildlife. Conservation Letters, 10(4):477-484. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12297
  • Xu Y-H., Huang J-H., Brandl H. (2017). An optimised sequential extraction scheme for the evaluation of vanadium mobility in soils. Journal of Environmental Sciences (China), 53:173-183. DOI: 10.1016/j.jes.2016.02.019
  • Sommer S., van Benthem KJ., Fontaneto D., Ozgul A. (2017). Are generic early-warning signals reliable indicators of population collapse in rotifers? Hydrobiologia, 796(1):111-120. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-016-2948-7
  • Giesen A., Blanckenhorn WU., Schäfer MA. (2017). Behavioural mechanisms of reproductive isolation between two hybridizing dung fly species. Animal Behaviour, 132:155-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.08.008
  • Levine JM., Bascompte J., Adler PB., Allesina S. (2017). Beyond pairwise mechanisms of species coexistence in complex communities. Nature, 546:56-64. DOI: 10.1038/nature22898
  • Weisser WW., Roscher C., Meyer ST., Ebeling A., Luo G., Allan E., Beßler H., Barnard RL., Buchmann N., Buscot F., Engels C., Fischer C., Fischer M., Gessler A., Gleixner G., Halle S., Hildebrandt A., Hillebrand H., de Kroon H., Lange M., Leimer S., Le Roux X., Milcu A., Mommer L., Niklaus PA., Oelmann Y., Proulx R., Roy J., Scherber C., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Wagg C., Schmid B., et al. (2017). Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning in a 15-year grassland experiment: Patterns, mechanisms, and open questions. Basic and Applied Ecology, 23:1-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2017.06.002
  • Oehri J., Schmid B., Schaepman-Strub G., Niklaus PA. (2017). Biodiversity promotes primary productivity and growing season lengthening at the landscape scale. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(38):10160-10165. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1703928114
  • Schmid B., Niklaus PA. (2017). Biodiversity: Complementary canopies. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1(4):0104. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0104
  • Ma K., He J-S., Bruelheide H., Klein A-M., Liu X., Schmid B. (2017). Biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research in Chinese subtropical forests. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):1-3. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw129
  • Clements CF., Blanchard JL., Nash KL., Hindell MA., Ozgul A. (2017). Body size shifts and early warning signals precede the historic collapse of whale stocks. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1(7):0188. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0188
  • Collier K., Townsend SW., Manser MB. (2017). Call concatenation in wild meerkats. Animal Behaviour, 134:257-269. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.12.014
  • Kokko H., Chaturvedi A., Croll D., Fischer MC., Guillaume F., Karrenberg S., Kerr B., Rolshausen G., Stapley J. (2017). Can evolution supply what ecology demands? Trends in Ecology & Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32(3):187-197. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2016.12.005
  • Niklaus PA., Baruffol M., He J-S., Ma K., Schmid B. (2017). Can niche plasticity promote biodiversity-productivity relationships through increased complementarity? Ecology, 98(4):1104-1116. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1748
  • Soleymani A., Pennekamp F., Dodge S., Weibel R. (2017). Characterizing change points and continuous transitions in movement behaviours using wavelet decomposition. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8(9):1113-1123. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12755
  • Evans SR., Gustafsson L. (2017). Climate change upends selection on ornamentation in a wild bird. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1:0039. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-016-0039
  • Hakuba MZ., Folini D., Wild M., Long CN., Schaepman-Strub G., Stephens GL. (2017). Cloud effects on atmospheric solar absorption in light of most recent surface and satellite measurements. In: AIP Conference, New York, 2017 - 2017, 090003. DOI: 10.1063/1.4975543
  • Behr DM., Ozgul A., Cozzi G. (2017). Combining human acceptance and habitat suitability in a unified socio-ecological suitability model: a case study of the wolf in Switzerland. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54(6):1919-1929. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12880
  • Baruah G., Molau U., Bai Y., Alatalo JM. (2017). Community and species-specific responses of plant traits to 23 years of experimental warming across subarctic tundra plant communities. Scientific Reports, 7(1):2571. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-02595-2
  • van Moorsel SJ., Hahl T., Wagg C., De Deyn GB., Flynn DFB., Zuppinger-Dingley D., Schmid B. (2017). Community evolution increases plant productivity at low diversity. Ecology Letters, 21(1):128-137. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12879
  • Kasper C., Kölliker M., Postma E., Taborsky B. (2017). Consistent cooperation in a cichlid fish is caused by maternal and developmental effects rather than heritable genetic variation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, (284):20170369. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0369
  • Dennenmoser S., Sedlazeck FJ., Iwaszkiewicz E., Li X-Y., Altmüller J., Nolte AW. (2017). Copy number increases of transposable elements and protein-coding genes in an invasive fish of hybrid origin. Molecular Ecology, 26(18):4712-4724. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14134
  • Hirao AS., Onda Y., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Sese J., Shimizu KK., Kenta T. (2017). Cost-Effective Discovery of Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Populations of an Allopolyploid Species Using Pool-Seq. American Journal of Molecular Biology, 07(04):1031-1046. DOI: 10.10.4236/ajmb.2017.74012
  • Rohner PT., Blanckenhorn WU., Schäfer MA. (2017). Critical weight mediates sex-specific body size plasticity and sexual dimorphism in the yellow dung fly Scathophaga stercoraria (Diptera: Scathophagidae). Evolution & Development, 19(3):147-156. DOI: 10.1111/ede.12223
  • Erten EY., Lizier J., Piraveenan M., Prokopenko M. (2017). Criticality and Information Dynamics in Epidemiological Models. Entropy, 19(5):194. DOI: 10.3390/e19050194
  • Heberlein MTE., Manser MB., Turner DC. (2017). Deceptive-like behaviour in dogs (Canis familiaris). Animal Cognition, 20(3):511-520. DOI: 10.1007/s10071-017-1078-6
  • Li X., Pei K., Kéry M., Niklaus PA., Schmid B. (2017). Decomposing functional trait associations in a Chinese subtropical forest. PLoS ONE, 12(4):e0175727. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175727
  • Branson SM., Boss L., Cron S., Turner Dennis C. (2017). Depression, loneliness, and pet attachment in homebound older adult cat and dog owners. Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences, 4(1):38-48. DOI: 10.22543/7674.41.P3848
  • Schmidt L., Fischer M., Schmid B., Oja T. (2017). Despite admixing two closely related Carex species differ in their regional morphological differentiation. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 303(7):901-914. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-017-1420-0
  • Davis LR., Bigler L., Woodhams DC. (2017). Developmental trajectories of amphibian microbiota: response to bacterial therapy depends on initial community structure. Environmental Microbiology, 19(4):1502-1517. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13707
  • Hendrix R., Schmidt BR., Schaub M., Krause ET., Steinfartz S. (2017). Differentiation of movement behaviour in an adaptively diverging salamander population. Molecular Ecology, 26(22):6400-6413. DOI: 10.11
  • Rauber R., Manser MB. (2017). Discrete call types referring to predation risk enhance the efficiency of the meerkat sentinel system. Scientific Reports, 7:44436. DOI: 10.1038/srep44436
  • Leppert KN., Niklaus PA., Scherer-Lorenzen M. (2017). Does species richness of subtropical tree leaf litter affect decomposition, nutrient release, transfer and subsequent uptake by plants? Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 115:44-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.08.007
  • Heberlein MTE., Turner DC., Manser MB. (2017). Dogs’ (Canis familiaris) attention to human perception: Influence of breed groups and life experiences. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 131(1):19-29. DOI: 10.1037/com0000050
  • Veller C., Muralidhar P., Constable GWA., Nowak MA. (2017). Drift-induced selection between male and female heterogamety. Genetics, 207(2):711-727. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.117.300151
  • Stegen G., Pasmans F., Schmidt BR., Rouffaer LO., Van Praet S., Schaub M., Canessa S., Laudelout A., Kinet T., Adriaensen C., Haesebrouck F., Bert W., Bossuyt F., Martel A. (2017). Drivers of salamander extirpation mediated by Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Nature, 544(7650):353-356. DOI: 10.1038/nature22059
  • Vahdati AR., Sprouffske K., Wagner A. (2017). Effect of population size and mutation rate on the evolution of RNA sequences on an adaptive landscape determined by RNA folding. International Journal of Biological Sciences, 13(9):1138-1151. DOI: 10.7150/ijbs.19436
  • Tian D., Jiang L., Ma S., Fang W., Schmid B., Xu L., Zhu J., Li P., Losapio G., Jing X., Zheng C., Shen H., Xu X., Zhu B., Fang J. (2017). Effects of nitrogen deposition on soil microbial communities in temperate and subtropical forests in China. Science of the Total Environment, 607-608:1367-1375. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.06.057
  • Cruickshank SS., Schmidt BR. (2017). Error rates and variation between observers are reduced with the use of photographic matching software for capture-recapture studies. Amphibia - Reptilia, 38(3):315-325. DOI: 10.1163/15685381-00003112
  • Weiss-Lehman C., Davies KF., Clements C., Melbourne BA. (2017). Estimating extinction risk with minimal data. Biological Conservation, 213:194-202. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.06.020
  • Plaiasu R., Ozgul A., Schmidt BR., Băncilă RI. (2017). Estimation of apparent survival probability of the harvestman Paranemastoma sillii sillii (Herman, 1871) from two caves. Animal Biology, 67(2):165-176. DOI: 10.1163/15707563-00002529
  • Brooks ME., Clements C., Pemberton J., Ozgul A. (2017). Estimation of individual growth trajectories when repeated measures are missing. The American Naturalist, 190(3):377-388. DOI: 10.1086/692797
  • Townsend SW., Koski SE., Byrne RW., Slocombe KE., Bickel B., Boeckle M., Braga Goncalves I., Burkart JM., Flower T., Gaunet F., Glock HJ., Gruber T., Jansen DAWAM., Liebal K., Linke A., Miklósi Á., Moore R., van Schaik CP., Stoll S., Vail A., Waller BM., Wild M., Zuberbühler K., Manser MB. (2017). Exorcising Grice's ghost: an empirical approach to studying intentional communication in animals. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 92(3):1427-1433. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12289
  • Heinen JH., van Loon EE., Hansen DM., Kissling WD. (2017). Extinction-driven changes in frugivore communities on oceanic islands. Ecography, 41(8):1245-1255. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03462
  • Cornioley T., Jenouvrier S., Börger L., Weimerskirch H., Ozgul A. (2017). Fathers matter: male body mass affects life-history traits in a size-dimorphic seabird. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854):20170397. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0397
  • Klaiber J., Altermatt F., Birrer S., Chittaro Y., Dziock F., Gonseth Y., Hoess R., Keller D., Küchler H., Luka H., Manzke U., Müller A., Pfeifer MA., Roesti C., Schlegel J., Schneider K., Sonderegger P., Walter T., Holderegger R., Bergamini A. (2017) Fauna Indicativa. Fauna Indicativa, 54:1-192. Link to WSL
  • Braun D., Damm A., Paul-Limoges E., Revill A., Buchmann N., Petchey OL., Hein L., Schaepman ME. (2017). From instantaneous to continuous: Using imaging spectroscopy and in situ data to map two productivity-related ecosystem services. Ecological Indicators, 82:409-419. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.06.045
  • Wagg C., Ebeling A., Roscher C., Ravenek J., Bachmann D., Eisenhauer N., Mommer L., Buchmann N., Hillebrand H., Schmid B., Weisser WW. (2017). Functional trait dissimilarity drives both species complementarity and competitive disparity. Functional Ecology, 31(12):2320-2329. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12945
  • Briskine RV., Paape T., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Nishiyama T., Akama S., Sese J., Shimizu KK. (2017). Genome assembly and annotation of Arabidopsis halleri, a model for heavy metal hyperaccumulation and evolutionary ecology. Molecular Ecology Notes, 17(5):1025-1036. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12604
  • Haverkamp PJ., Shekeine J., de Jong R., Schaepman ME., Turnbull LA., Baxter R., Hansen D., Bunbury N., Fleischer-Dogley F., Schaepman-Strub G. (2017). Giant tortoise habitats under increasing drought conditions on Aldabra Atoll—Ecological indicators to monitor rainfall anomalies and related vegetation activity. Ecological Indicators, 80:354-362. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.05.029
  • Kokko H. (2017). Give one species the task to come up with a theory that spans them all: what good can come out of that? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 284(1867):20171652. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1652
  • McLennon HJ., Lüpold S., Smissen P., Rowe KC., Breed WG. (2017). Greater sperm complexity in the Australasian old endemic rodents (Tribe: Hydromyini) associates with increased levels of intermale sperm competition. Reproduction, Fertility, and Development, 29(5):921-930. DOI: 10.1071/RD15425
  • Gall GEC., Manser MB. (2017). Group cohesion in foraging meerkats: follow the moving ‘vocal hot spot’. Royal Society Open Science, 4(4):170004. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170004
  • Busso JP., Blanckenhorn WU., González-Tokman D. (2017). Healthier or bigger? Trade-off mediating male dimorphism in the black scavenger fly Sepsis thoracica (Diptera: Sepsidae). Ecological Entomology, 42(4):517-525. DOI: 10.1111/een.12413
  • Khelifa R., Mellal MK. (2017). Host-plant-based restoration as a potential tool to improve conservation status of odonate specialists. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 10(2):151-160. DOI: 10.1111/icad.12212
  • Gehr B., Hofer EJ., Pewsner M., Ryser A., Vimercati E., Vogt K., Keller L. (2017). Hunting-mediated predator facilitation and superadditive mortality in a European ungulate. Ecology and Evolution, 2017:1-11. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3642
  • Yang B., Li Y., Ding B., Both S., Erfmeier A., Härdtle W., Ma K., Schmid B., Scholten T., Seidler G., von Oheimb G., Yang X., Bruelheide H. (2017). Impact of tree diversity and environmental conditions on the survival of shrub species in a forest biodiversity experiment in subtropical China. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):179-189. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw099
  • Oliveira Hagen E., Hagen O., Ibáñez-Álamo JD., Petchey OL., Evans KL. (2017). Impacts of Urban Areas and Their Characteristics on Avian Functional Diversity. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 5:84. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00084
  • Guimarães PR., Pires MM., Jordano P., Bascompte J., Thompson JN. (2017). Indirect effects drive coevolution in mutualistic networks. Nature, 550(7677):511-514. DOI: 10.1038/nature24273
  • Pontarp M., Brannstrom A., Petchey O. (2017). Inferring processes of community assembly from macroscopic patterns: the case for inclusive and mechanistic approaches. bioRxiv 195008, University of Zurich. DOI: 10.1101/195008
  • Bu W., Schmid B., Liu X., Li Y., Härdtle W., von Oheimb G., Liang Y., Sun Z., Huang Y., Bruelheide H., Ma K. (2017). Interspecific and intraspecific variation in specific root length drives aboveground biodiversity effects in young experimental forest stands. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):158-169. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw096
  • Hall M. (2017). Invasives, aliens, and labels long forgotten: Toward a semiotics of human-mediated species movement. In: Boivin, Nicole; Petraglia, Michael; Crassard, Remy. Human Dispersal and Species Movement. England: Cambridge University Press, 430-453. DOI: 10.1017/9781316686942.017
  • Peng S., Schmid B., Haase J., Niklaus PA. (2017). Leaf area increases with species richness in young experimental stands of subtropical trees. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):128-135. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw016
  • Pei Z., Leppert KN., Eichenberg D., Bruelheide H., Niklaus PA., Buscot F., Gutknecht JLM. (2017). Leaf litter diversity alters microbial activity, microbial abundances, and nutrient cycling in a subtropical forest ecosystem. Biogeochemistry, 134(1-2):163-181. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-017-0353-6
  • Ristok C., Leppert KN., Franke K., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Niklaus PA., Wessjohann LA., Bruelheide H. (2017). Leaf litter diversity positively affects the decomposition of plant polyphenols. Plant and Soil, 419(1-2):305-317. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-017-3340-8
  • Zweerus NL., Sommer S., Fontaneto D., Ozgul A. (2017). Life-history responses to environmental change revealed by resurrected rotifers from a historically polluted lake. Hydrobiologia, 796(1):121-130. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-016-3070-6
  • Rellstab C., Fischer MC., Zoller S., Graf R., Tedder A., Shimizu KK., Widmer A., Holderegger R., Gugerli F. (2017). Local adaptation (mostly) remains local: reassessing environmental associations of climate-related candidate SNPs in Arabidopsis halleri. Heredity, 118(2):193-201. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2016.82
  • Gilbert KJ., Sharp NP., Angert AL., Conte GL., Draghi JA., Guillaume F., Hargreaves AL., Matthey-Doret R., Whitlock M.C. (2017). Local adaptation interacts with expansion load during range expansion: maladaptation reduces expansion load. The American Naturalist, 189(4):368-380. DOI: 10.1086/690673
  • Donohue I., Petchey OL., Kéfi S., Génin A., Jackson AL., Yang Q., O'Connor NE. (2017). Loss of predator species, not intermediate consumers, triggers rapid and dramatic extinction cascades. Global Change Biology, 23(8):2962-2972. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13703
  • Schneider FD., Morsdorf F., Schmid B., Petchey OL., Hueni A., Schimel DS., Schaepman ME. (2017). Mapping functional diversity from remotely sensed morphological and physiological forest traits. Nature Communications, 8(1):1441. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01530-3
  • Constable GWA., McKane AJ. (2017). Mapping of the stochastic Lotka-Volterra model to models of population genetics and game theory. Physical review. E, 96(2):022416. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.96.022416
  • Meinard Y., Remy A., Schmid B. (2017). Measuring impartial preference for biodiversity. Ecological Economics, 132:45-54. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.10.007
  • Mausbach J., Braga Goncalves I., Heistermann M., Ganswindt A., Manser MB. (2017). Meerkat close calling patterns are linked to sex, social category, season and wind, but not fecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations. PLoS ONE, 12(5):e0175371. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175371
  • Chen H-Y., Li X-Y., Liu B-J., Meng X-H. (2017). Microencapsulation of Lactobacillus bulgaricus and survival assays under simulated gastrointestinal conditions. Journal of Functional Foods, 29:248-255. DOI: 10.1016/j.jff.2016.12.015
  • Christie JR., Beekman M. (2017). Selective sweeps of mitochondrial DNA can drive the evolution of uniparental inheritance. Evolution, 71(8):2090-2099. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13291
  • Zúñiga D., Gager Y., Kokko H., Fudickar AM., Schmidt A., Naef-Daenzer B., Wikelski M., Partecke J. (2017). Migration confers winter survival benefits in a partially migratory songbird. eLife, 6:e28123. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.28123
  • Coulson T., Kendall BE., Barthold J., Plard F., Schindler S., Ozgul A., Gaillard J-M. (2017). Modeling adaptive and nonadaptive responses of populations to environmental change. The American Naturalist, 190(3):313-336. DOI: 10.1086/692542
  • Nater A., Mattle-Greminger MP., Nurcahyo A., Nowak MG., de Manuel M., Desai T., Groves C., Pybus M., Sonay TB., Roos C., Lameira AR., Wich SA., Askew J., Davila-Ross M., Fredriksson GM., de Valles G., Casals F., Prado-Martinez J., Goossens B., Verschoor EJ., Warren KS., Singleton I., Marques DA., Pamungkas J., Perwitasari-Farajallah D., Rianti P., Tuuga A., Gut IG., Gut M., Orozco-terWengel P., van Schaik CP., Betranpetit J., Anisimova M., Scally A., Marques-Bonet T., Meijaard E., Krützen M. (2017). Morphometric, behavioral, and genomic evidence for a new Orangutan species. Current Biology, 27(22):3487-3498.e10. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.0
  • Bühlmann T., Caprez R., Hiltbrunner E., Körner C., Niklaus PA. (2017). Nitrogen fixation by Alnus species boosts soil nitrous oxide emissions. European Journal of Soil Science, 68(5):740-748. DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12457
  • Ferrari M., König B. (2017). No evidence for punishment in communally nursing female house mice (Mus musculus domesticus). PLoS ONE, 12(6):e0179683. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179683
  • Fortuna MA., Zaman L., Wagner A., Bascompte J. (2017). Non-adaptive origins of evolutionary innovations increase network complexity in interacting digital organisms. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 372(1735):431. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0431
  • Scholten T., Goebes P., Kühn P., Seitz S., Assmann T., Bauhus J., Bruelheide H., Buscot F., Erfmeier A., Fischer M., Härdtle W., He J-S., Ma K., Niklaus PA., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Schmid B., Shi X., Song Z., von Oheimb G., Wirth C., Wubet T., Schmidt K. (2017). On the combined effect of soil fertility and topography on tree growth in subtropical forest ecosystems - a study from SE China. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):111-127. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw065
  • Hahn CZ., Niklaus PA., Bruelheide H., Michalski SG., Shi M., Yang X., Zeng X., Fischer M., Durka W. (2017). Opposing intraspecific vs. interspecific diversity effects on herbivory and growth in subtropical experimental tree assemblages. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):242-251. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw098
  • Carlson CJ., Burgio KR., Dougherty ER., Phillips AJ., Bueno VM., Clements CF., Castaldo G., Dallas TA., Cizauskas CA., Cumming GS., Doña J., Harris NC., Jovani R., Mironov S., Muellerklein OC., Proctor HC., Getz WM. (2017). Parasite biodiversity faces extinction and redistribution in a changing climate. Science Advances, 3(9):e1602422. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1602422
  • Cizauskas CA., Carlson CJ., Burgio KR., Clements CF., Dougherty ER., Harris NC., Phillips AJ. (2017). Parasite vulnerability to climate change: an evidence-based functional trait approach. Royal Society Open Science, 4(1):160535. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160535
  • Khelifa R. (2017). Partial bivoltinism and emergence patterns in the North African endemic damselfly Calopteryx exul : conservation implications. African Journal of Ecology, 55(2):145-151. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12332
  • Nietlisbach P., Keller LF., Camenisch G., Guillaume F., Arcese P., Reid JM., Postma E. (2017). Pedigree-based inbreeding coefficient explains more variation in fitness than heterozygosity at 160 microsatellites in a wild bird population. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 284(1850):20162763. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2763
  • Engel J., Hertzog L., Tiede J., Wagg C., Ebeling A., Briesen H., Weisser WW. (2017). Pitfall trap sampling bias depends on body mass, temperature, and trap number: insights from an individual-based model. Ecosphere, 8(4):e01790. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1790
  • Wagg C., O'Brien MJ., Vogel A., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Eisenhauer N., Schmid B., Weigelt A. (2017). Plant diversity maintains long-term ecosystem productivity under frequent drought by increasing short-term variation. Ecology, 98(11):2952-2961. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2003
  • Briskine RV., Shimizu KK. (2017). Positional bias in variant calls against draft reference assemblies. BMC Genomics, 18(1):263. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-017-3637-2
  • Huang Y., Ma Y., Zhao K., Niklaus PA., Schmid B., He J-S. (2017). Positive effects of tree species diversity on litterfall quantity and quality along a secondary successional chronosequence in a subtropical forest. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):28-35. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw115
  • Sun Z., Liu X., Schmid B., Bruelheide H., Bu W., Ma K. (2017). Positive effects of tree species richness on fine-root production in a subtropical forest in SE-China. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):146-157. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw094
  • Falcón W., Ackerman JD., Tremblay RL. (2017). Quantifying how acquired interactions with native and invasive insects influence population growth rates of a non-indigenous plant. Biological Invasions, 19(3):895-911. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-016-1318-8
  • Gosheva S., Walthert L., Niklaus PA., Zimmermann S., Gimmi U., Hagedorn F. (2017). Reconstruction of historic forest cover changes indicates minor effects on carbon stocks in swiss forest soils. Ecosystems, 20(8):1512-1528. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-017-0129-9
  • Lischer HEL., Shimizu KK. (2017). Reference-guided de novo assembly approach improves genome reconstruction for related species. BMC Bioinformatics, 18(1):474. DOI: 10.1186/s12859-017-1911
  • Michel VT., Naef-Daenzer B., Keil H., Grüebler MU. (2017). Reproductive consequences of farmland heterogeneity in little owls (Athene noctua). Oecologia, 2017(183):1019-1029. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-3823-6
  • O’Brien MJ., Reynolds G., Ong R., Hector A. (2017). Resistance of tropical seedlings to drought is mediated by neighbourhood diversity. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1(11):1643-1648. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0326-0
  • Saxenhofer M., Weber de Melo V., Ulrich RG., Heckel G. (2017). Revised time scales of RNA virus evolution based on spatial information. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 284(1860):20170857. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0857
  • Chi X., Guo Q., Fang J., Schmid B., Tang Z. (2017). Seasonal characteristics and determinants of tree growth in a Chinese subtropical forest. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):4-12. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw051
  • Blanckenhorn WU. (2017). Selection on morphological traits and fluctuating asymmetry by a fungal parasite in the yellow dung fly. bioRxiv 136325, University of Zurich. DOI: 10.1101/136325
  • Christie JR., Beekman M. (2017). Selective sweeps of mitochondrial DNA can drive the evolution of uniparental inheritance. Evolution, 71(8):2090-2099. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13291
  • Chaber AL., Cozzi G., Broekhuis F., Hartley R., McNutt JW. (2017). Serosurvey for selected viral pathogens among sympatric species of the African large predator guild in northern Botswana. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 53(1):170-175. DOI: 10.7589/2015-11-302
  • Li X-Y., Lehtonen J., Kokko H. (2017). Sexual reproduction as bet-hedging. In: Apaloo, Joseph ; Viscolani, Bruno . Advances in Dynamic and Mean Field Games : Theory, Applications, and Numerical Methods. Basel: Springer, 217-234. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70619-1_10
  • Iturrate-Garcia M., Heijmans MMPD., Schweingruber FH., Maximov Trofim C., Niklaus PA., Schaepman-Strub G. (2017). Shrub growth rate and bark responses to soil warming and nutrient addition – A dendroecological approach in a field experiment. Dendrochronologia, 45:12-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2017.07.001
  • Thorogood R., Kokko H., Mappes J. (2017). Social transmission of avoidance among predators facilitates the spread of novel prey. Nature Ecology and Evolution:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0418-x
  • Kranstauber B., Smolla M., Safi K. (2017). Similarity in spatial utilization distributions measured by the earth mover's distance. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8(2):155-160. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12649
  • Karbin S., Hagedorn F., Hiltbrunner D., Zimmermann S., Niklaus PA. (2017). Spatial micro-distribution of methanotrophic activity along a 120-year afforestation chronosequence. Plant and Soil, 415(1-2):13-23. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-016-3141-5
  • Rougier N., Hinsen K., Alexandre F., Thomas A., Barba L., Benureau F., Brown T., de Buyl P., Caglavan O., Davidson A., Delsuc M., Detorakis G., Diem A., Drix D., Enel P., Girard B., Guest O., Hall M., Henriques R., Hinaut X., Jaron K., Khamassi M., Klein A., Manningen T., Marchesi P., McGlinn D., Metzner C., Petchey O. (2017). Sustainable computational science: the ReScience initiative. arXiv.org 1707.04393, University of Zurich. PDF: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1707.04393.pdf
  • Bozzuto C., Blanckenhorn WU. (2017). Taxonomic resolution and treatment effects – alone and combined – can mask significant biodiversity reductions. The International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystems Services & Management, 13(1):86-99. DOI: 10.1080/21513732.2016.1260638
  • Fišer C., Konec M., Alther R., Švara V., Altermatt F. (2017). Taxonomic, phylogenetic and ecological diversity of Niphargus (Amphipoda: Crustacea) in the Hölloch cave system (Switzerland). Systematics and Biodiverstiy, 15(3):218-237. DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2016.1249112
  • Li X-Y., Lachnit T., Fraune S., Bosch TCG., Traulsen A., Sieber M. (2017). Temperate phages as self-replicating weapons in bacterial competition. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14(137):20170563. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0563
  • Garnier A., Pennekamp F., Lemoine M., Petchey OL. (2017). Temporal scale dependent interactions between multiple environmental disturbances in microcosm ecosystems. Global Change Biology, 23(12):5237-5248. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13786
  • Brearley FQ., Saner P., Uchida A., Burslem DFRP., Hector A., Nilus R., Scholes JD., Egli S. (2017). Testing the importance of a common ectomycorrhizal network for dipterocarp seedling growth and survival in tropical forests of Borneo. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 9(5-6):563-576. Embargo period until: 01.01.2018.
  • Băncilă RI., Cogălniceanu D., Ozgul A., Schmidt BR. (2017). The effect of aquatic and terrestrial habitat characteristics on occurrence and breeding probability in a montane amphibian: insights from a spatially explicit multistate occupancy model. Population Ecology, 59(1):71-78. DOI: 10.1007/s10144-017-0575-4
  • Pontarp M., Wiens JJ. (2017). The origin of species richness patterns along environmental gradients: uniting explanations based on time, diversification rate and carrying capacity. Journal of Biogeography, 44(4):722-735. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12896
  • Pennekamp F., Adamson MW., Petchey OL., Poggiale J-C., Aguiar M., Kooi BW., Botkin DB., DeAngelis DL. (2017). The practice of prediction: What can ecologists learn from applied, ecology-related fields? Ecological Complexity, 32:156-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecocom.2016.12.005
  • Wagner A. (2017). The white-knight hypothesis, or does the environment limit innovations? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32(2):131-140. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2016.10.017
  • Trogisch S., Schuldt A., Bauhus J., Blum JA., Both S., Buscot F., Castro-Izaguirre N., Chesters D., Durka W., Eichenberg D., Erfmeier A., Fischer M., Geißler C., Germany MS., Goebes P., Gutknecht J., Hahn CZ., Haider S., Härdtle W., He J-S., Hector A., Hönig L., Huang Y., Klein A-M., Kühn P., Kunz M., Leppert KN., Li Y., Liu X., Niklaus PA., Schmid B., et al. (2017). Toward a methodical framework for comprehensively assessing forest multifunctionality. Ecology and Evolution, 7(24):10652-10674. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3488
  • van Benthem KJ., Froy H., Coulson T., Getz LL., Oli MK., Ozgul A. (2017). Trait–demography relationships underlying small mammal population fluctuations. Journal of Animal Ecology, 86(2):348-358. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12627
  • O'Brien MJ., Brezzi M., Schuldt A., Zhang J-Y., Ma K., Schmid B., Niklaus PA. (2017). Tree diversity drives diversity of arthropod herbivores, but successional stage mediates detritivores. Ecology and Evolution, 7(21):8753-8760. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3411
  • Brezzi M., Schmid B., Niklaus PA., Schuldt A. (2017). Tree diversity increases levels of herbivore damage in a subtropical forest canopy: evidence for dietary mixing by arthropods? Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(1):13-27. DOI: 10.1093/jpe/rtw038
  • Grant EHC., Muths E., Katz RA., Canessa S., Adams MJ., Ballard JR., Berger L., Briggs CJ., Coleman JTH., Gray MJ., Harris MC., Harris RN., Hossack B., Huyvaert KP., Kolby J., Lips KR., Lovich RE., McCallum HI., Mendelson III JR., Nanjappa P., Olson DH., Powers JG., Richgels KLD., Russell RE., Schmidt BR., Spitzen-van der Sluijs A., Watry MK., Woodhams DC., White CL. (2017). Using decision analysis to support proactive management of emerging infectious wildlife diseases. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 15(4):214-221. DOI: 10.1002/fee.1481
  • Loew A., Bell W., Brocca L., Bulgin CE., Burdanowitz J., Calbet X., Donner RV., Ghent D., Gruber A., Kaminski T., Kinzel J., Klepp C., Lambert J-C., Schaepman-Strub G., Schröder M., Verhoelst T. (2017). Validation practices for satellite-based Earth observation data across communities. Reviews of Geophysics, 55(3):779-817. DOI: 10.1002/2017RG000562
  • Fergus AJF., Gerighausen U., Roscher C. (2017). Vascular plant diversity structures bryophyte colonization in experimental grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science, 28(5):903-914. DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12563
  • Antiqueira PAP., Petchey OL., Romero GQ. (2017). Warming and top predator loss drive ecosystem multifunctionality. Ecology Letters, 21(1):72-82. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12873
  • Naglis S., Negrobov OP. (2017). West Palaearctic species of the Hercostomus species-group III (Diptera, Dolichopodidae), with description of a new species from Turkey. Alpine Entomology, 1:33-38. DOI: 10.3897/alpento.1.20463
  • Collier K., Radford AN., Townsend SW., Manser MB. (2017). Wild dwarf mongooses produce general alert and predator-specific alarm calls. Behavioral Ecology, 28(5):1293-1301. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arx091
  • Brooks ME., Kristensen K., van Benthem KJ., Magnusson A., Berg CW., Nielsen A., Skaug HJ., Mächler M., Bolker BM. (2017). glmmTMB balances speed and flexibility among packages for zero-inflated generalized linear mixed modeling. R Journal, 9(2):378-400. DOI: 10.5167/uzh-148918