Recent Submissions

  • Size is not everything: differing activity and foraging patterns between the sexes in a monomorphic mammal 

    Lodberg-Holm, Hanna Kavli; Steyaert, Sam; Reinhardt, Stefanie; Rosell, Frank Narve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Animals balance foraging with other activities, and activity patterns may differ between sexes due to differing physical requirements and reproductive investments. Sex-specific behavioural differences are common in sexually ...
  • Climate influence on plant–pollinator interactions in the keystone species Vaccinium myrtillus 

    Olsen, Siri Lie; Evju, Marianne; Åström, Jens; Løkken, Jørn Olav; Dahle, Sondre; Andresen, Jonas; Eide, Nina Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Climate change is altering the world's ecosystems through direct effects of climate warming and precipitation changes but also indirectly through changes in biotic interactions. For instance, climate-driven changes in plant ...
  • The impact of bio-logging on body weight change of the Eurasian beaver 

    Robstad, Christian Andre; Lodberg-Holm, Hanna Kavli; Mayer, Martin; Rosell, Frank Narve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Bio-logging is a common method to collect ecological data on wild animals, but might also induce stress, reduce body condition, and alter behavior. Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber) are a semi-aquatic and nocturnal species ...
  • Spatial and temporal variability in summer diet of gray wolves (Canis lupus) in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem 

    Lodberg-Holm, Hanna Kavli; Teglas, Bonnie S.; Tyers, Daniel B.; Jimenez, Michael D.; Smith, Douglas W. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The role of predation by large carnivores in suppressing prey populations and structuring ecosystems is highly debated, calling for a detailed understanding of carnivore diets. Wolves (Canis lupus) roam across three ...
  • Fertilizing behavior of extract of organomineral-activated biochar: low-dose foliar application for promoting lettuce growth 

    Kumar, Abhay; Joseph, Stephen; Graber, Ellen R.; Taherysoosavi, Sara; Mitchell, David R. G.; Munroe, Paul; Tsechansky, Ludmila; Lerdahl, Ove; Aker, Walter; Sæbø, Mona (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background: Fostering plant growth and improving agricultural yields by adding “macro”-sized biochar to soil has been extensively explored. However, the impact and mechanism of action of aqueous extracts of biochar applied ...
  • Optimal foraging by a large ungulate in an extreme environment: Wild mountain reindeer select snow-free feeding habitats in winter 

    Romtveit, Lena; Strand, Olav; Mossing, Anders; Kastdalen, Leif; Hjeltnes, Arne William; Bjerketvedt, Dag Kjartan; Odland, Arvid; Heggenes, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Optimal foraging models predict that individual animals will optimize net energy gain by intensifying forage activity and/or reducing forage energy cost. Then, the free distribution model predicts an animal's distribution ...
  • Seasonal and diel movement patterns of brown bears in a population in southeastern Europe 

    Bogdanović, Neda; Hertel, Anne G.; Zedrosser, Andreas; Paunović, Milan; Plećaš, Milan; Ćirović, Duško (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Most animals concentrate their movement into certain hours of the day depending on drivers such as photoperiod, ambient temperature, inter- or intraspecific competition, and predation risk. The main activity periods of ...
  • The interplay between hunting rate, hunting selectivity, and reproductive strategies shapes population dynamics of a large carnivore 

    Van de Walle, Joanie; Pelletier, Fanie; Zedrosser, Andreas; Swenson, Jon; Jenouvrier, Stéphanie; Bischof, Richard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Harvest, through its intensity and regulation, often results in selection on female reproductive traits. Changes in female traits can have demographic consequences, as they are fundamental in shaping population dynamics. ...
  • Forests buffer the climate-induced decline of body mass in a mountain herbivore 

    Reiner, Rudolf; Zedrosser, Andreas; Zeiler, Hubert; Hackländer, Klaus; Corlatti, Luca (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Climate change is known to affect key life-history traits, such as body mass, reproduction, and survival in many species. Animal populations inhabiting mountain habitats are adapted to extreme seasonal environmental ...
  • Correcting for enzyme immunoassay changes in long term monitoring studies 

    Wilson, Abbey E.; Sergiel, Agnieszka; Selva, Nuria; Swenson, Jon; Zedrosser, Andreas; Stenhouse, Gordon; Janz, David M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Enzyme immunoassays (EIAs) are a common tool for measuring steroid hormones in wildlife due to their low cost, commercial availability, and rapid results. Testing technologies improve continuously, sometimes requiring ...
  • Aquatic habitat use in a semi-aquatic mammal: the Eurasian beaver 

    Mortensen, Rasmus Mohr; Reinhardt, Stefanie; Hjønnevåg, Marina Eraker; Wilson, R. P.; Rosell, Frank (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background: Semi-aquatic mammals exploit resources both on land and in water and may require both to meet their habitat requirements including food- and building resources, refuges, and for social interactions with ...
  • Cosmogenic exposure dating (36Cl) of landforms on Jan Mayen, North Atlantic, and the effects of bedrock formation age assumptions on 36Cl ages 

    Anjar, Johanna; Akҫar, Naki; Larsen, Eiliv A.; Lyså, Astrid; Marrero, Shasta; Mozafari, Nasim; Vockenhuber, Christof (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Jan Mayen is a small volcanic island situated 550 km north of Iceland. Glacial sediments and landforms are relatively common on the island but, so far, only a few of them have been dated. In this study, we present and ...
  • Contrasting Growth Response of Evergreen and Deciduous Arctic-Alpine Shrub Species to Climate Variability 

    Dobbert, Svenja; Pape, Roland; Löffler, Jörg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Broad-scale changes in arctic-alpine vegetation and their global effects have long been recognized and labeled one of the clearest examples of the terrestrial impacts of climate change. Arctic-alpine dwarf shrubs are a key ...
  • Dendrometer Measurements of Arctic-Alpine Dwarf Shrubs and Micro-Environmental Drivers of Plant Growth - Dataset from Long-Term Alpine Ecosystem Research in Central Norway (LTAER-NO) 

    Löffler, Jörg; Dobbert, Svenja; Pape, Roland; Wundram, Dirk (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Here, we present fine-scale measurements of stem diameter variation from three common arctic-alpine dwarf-shrub species monitored in two mountain regions of Central Norway. All three species (Betula nana, Empetrum nigrum ...
  • How does spatial heterogeneity affect inter- and intraspecific growth patterns in tundra shrubs? 

    Dobbert, Svenja; Pape, Roland; Löffler, Jörg (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    1. Arctic and alpine ecosystems are strongly affected by rapidly changing environmental conditions, resulting in profound vegetation shifts, which are highly heterogeneous and hard to predict, yet have strong global impacts. ...
  • Continent-Wide Modelling of Potential Habitats and Connectivity for the Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) in Europe 

    Dobbert, Svenja; Pape, Roland; Löffler, Jörg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) once inhabited almost the whole of the European continent. After facing nearly complete extinction about a century ago, they now form a more or less connected metapopulation with eleven broad-scale ...
  • Global maps of soil temperature 

    Lembrechts, Jonas J.; van den Hoogen, Johan; Alto, Juha; Ashcroft, Michael B.; De Frenne, Pieter; Kemppinen, Julia; Kopecký, Martin; Luoto, Miska; Maclean, Ilya M. D.; Crowther, Thomas W.; Bailey, Joseph J.; Haesen, Stef; Klinges, David H.; Niittynen, Pekka; Scheffers, Brett R.; Van Meerbeek, Koenraad; Aartsma, Peter; Abdalaze, Otar; Abedi, Mehdi; Aerts, Rien; Ahmadian, Negar; Ahrends, Antje; Alatalo, Juha M.; Alexander, Jake M.; Allonsius, Camille Nina; Altman, Jan; Ammann, Christof; Andres, Christian; Andrews, Christopher; Ardö, Jonas; Arriga, Nicola; Arzac, Alberto; Aschero, Valeria; Assis, Rafael L.; Assmann, Jakob Johann; Bader, Maaike Y.; Bahalkeh, Khadijeh; Barančok, Peter; Barrio, Isabel C.; Barros, Agustina; Barthel, Matti; Basham, Edmund W.; Bauters, Marijn; Bazzichetto, Manuele; Marchesini, Luca Belelli; Bell, Michael C.; Benavides, Juan C.; Alonso, José Luis Benito; Berauer, Bernd J.; Bjerke, Jarle W.; Björk, Robert G.; Björkman, Mats P.; Björnsdóttir, Katrin; Blonder, Benjamin; Boeckx, Pascal; Boike, Julia; Bokhorst, Stef; Brum, Bárbara N. S.; Brůna, Josef; Buchmann, Nina; Buysse, Pauline; Camargo, José Luís; Campoe, Otávio C.; Candan, Onur; Canessa, Rafaella; Cannone, Nicoletta; Carbognani, Michele; Carnicer, Jofre; Casanova-Katny, Angélica; Cesarz, Simone; Chojnicki, Bogdan; Choler, Philippe; Chown, Steven L.; Cifuentes, Edgar F.; Čiliak, Marek; Contador, Tamara; Convey, Peter; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Cremonese, Edoardo; Curasi, Salvatore R.; Curtis, Robin; Cutini, Maurizio; Dahlberg, C. Johan; Daskalova, Gergana N.; de Pablo, Miguel Angel; Chiesa, Stefano Della; Dengler, Jürgen; Deronde, Bart; Descombes, Patrice; Di Cecco, Valter; Di Musciano, Michele; Dick, Jan; Dimarco, Romina D.; Dolezal, Jiri; Dorrepaal, Ellen; Dušek, Jiří; Eisenhauer, Nico; Eklundh, Lars; Erickson, Todd E.; Erschbamer, Brigitta; Eugster, Werner; Ewers, Robert M.; Exton, Dan A.; Fanin, Nicolas; Fazlioglu, Fatih; Feigenwinter, Iris; Fenu, Giuseppe; Ferlian, Olga; Calzado, M. Rosa Fernández; Fernández-Pascual, Eduardo; Finckh, Manfred; Higgens, Rebecca Finger; Forte, T'ai G. W.; Freeman, Erika C.; Frei, Esther R.; Fuentes-Lillo, Eduardo; García, Rafael A.; García, María B.; Géron, Charly; Gharun, Mana; Ghosn, Dany; Gigauri, Khatuna; Gobin, Anne; Goded, Ignacio; Goeckede, Mathias; Gottschall, Felix; Goulding, Keith; Govaert, Sanne; Graae, Bente Jessen; Greenwood, Sarah; Greiser, Caroline; Grelle, Achim; Guénard, Benoit; Guglielmin, Mauro; Guillemot, Joannès; Haase, Peter; Haider, Sylvia; Halbritter, Aud H.; Hamid, Maroof; Hammerle, Albin; Hampe, Arndt; Haugum, Siri Vatsø; Hederová, Lucia; Heinesch, Bernard; Helfter, Carole; Hepenstrick, Daniel; Herberich, Maximiliane; Herbst, Mathias; Hermanutz, Luise; Hik, David S.; Hoffrén, Raúl; Homeier, Jürgen; Hörtnagl, Lukas; Høye, Toke T.; Hrbacek, Filip; Hylander, Kristoffer; Iwata, Hiroki; Jackowicz-Korczynski, Marcin Antoni; Jactel, Hervé; Järveoja, Järvi; Jastrzębowski, Szymon; Jentsch, Anke; Jimiénez, Juan J.; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg S.; Jucker, Tommaso; Jump, Alistair S.; Juszczak, Radoslaw; Kanka, Róbert; Kašpar, Vít; Kazakis, George; Kelly, Julia; Khuroo, Anzar A.; Klemedtsson, Leif; Klisz, Marcin; Kljun, Natascha; Knohl, Alexander; Kobler, Johannes; Kollár, Jozef; Kotowska, Martyna M.; Kovács, Bence; Kreyling, Juergen; Lamprecht, Andrea; Lang, Simone I.; Larson, Christian; Larson, Keith; Laska, Kamil; le Maire, Guerric; Leihy, Rachel I.; Lens, Luc; Liljebladh, Bengt; Lohila, Annalea; Lorite, Juan; Loubet, Benjamin; Lynn, Joshua; Macek, Martin; Mackenzie, Roy; Magliulo, Enzo; Maier, Regine; Malfasi, Francesco; Máliš, František; Man, Matěj; Manca, Giovanni; Manco, Antonio; Manise, Tanguy; Manolaki, Paraskevi; Marciniak, Felipe; Matula, Radim; Mazzolari, Ana Clara; Medinets, Sergiy; Medinets, Volodymyr; Meeussen, Camille; Merinero, Sonia; Mesquita, Rita de Cássia Guimarães; Meusburger, Katrin; Meysman, Filip J. R.; Michaletz, Sean T.; Milbau, Ann; Moiseev, Dmitry; Moiseev, Pavel; Mondoni, Andrea; Monfries, Ruth; Montagnani, Leonardo; Moriana-Armendariz, Mikel; di Cella, Umberto Morra; Mörsdorf, Martin; Mosedale, Jonathan R.; Muffler, Lena; Muñoz-Rojas, Miriam; Myers, Jonathan A.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Nagy, Laszlo; Nardino, Marianna; Naujokaitis-Lewis, Ilona; Newling, Emily; Niclas, Lena; Niedrist, Georg; Nissner, Armin; Nilsson, Mats B.; Normand, Signe; Nosetto, Marcelo D.; Nouvellon, Yann; Nuñez, Martin A.; Ogaya, Romà; Ogée, Jérôme; Okello, Joseph; Olejnik, Janusz; Olesen, Jørgen Eivind; Opedal, Øystein H.; Orsenigo, Simone; Palaj, Andrej; Pampuch, Timo; Panov, Alexey V.; Pärtel, Meelis; Pastor, Ada; Pauchard, Aníbal; Pauli, Harald; Pavelka, Marian; Pearse, William D.; Peichl, Matthias; Pellissier, Loïc; Penczykowski, Rachel M.; Penuelas, Josep; Petit Bon, Matteo; Petraglia, Alessandro; Phartyal, Shyam S.; Phoenix, Gareth K.; Pio, Casimiro; Pitacco, Andrea; Pitteloud, Camille; Plichta, Roman; Porro, Francesco; Portillo-Estrada, Miguel; Pulenard, Jérôme; Poyatos, Rafael; Prokushkin, Anatoly S.; Puchalka, Radoslaw; Pușcaș, Mihai; Radujković, Dajana; Randall, Krystal; Backes, Amanda Ratier; Remmele, Sabine; Remmers, Wolfram; Renault, David; Risch, Anita C.; Rixen, Christian; Robinson, Sharon A.; Robroek, Bjorn J. M.; Rocha, Adrian V.; Rossi, Christian; Rossi, Graziano; Roupsard, Olivier; Rubstov, Alexey V.; Saccone, Patrick; Sagot, Clotilde; Sallo-Bravo, Jhonatan; Santos, Cinthya C.; Sarneel, Judith M.; Scharnweber, Tobias; Schmeddes, Jonas; Schmidt, Marius; Scholten, Thomas; Schuchardt, Max; Schwartz, Naomi; Scott, Tony; Seeber, Julia; de Andrade, Ana Cristina Segalin; Seipel, Tim; Semenchuk, Philipp; Senior, Rebecca A.; Serra-Diaz, Josep M.; Sewerniak, Piotr; Shekhar, Ankit; Sidenko, Nikita V.; Siebicke, Lukas; Collier, Laura Siegwart; Simpson, Elizabeth; Siqueira, David P.; Sitková, Zuzana; Six, Johan; Smiljanic, Marko; Smith, Stuart W.; Smith-Tripp, Sarah; Somers, Ben; Sørensen, Mia Vedel; Souza, José João L. L.; Souza, Bartolomeu Israel; Dias, Arildo Souza; Spasojevic, Marko J.; Speed, James David Mervyn; Spicher, Fabien; Stanisci, Angela; Steinbauer, Klaus; Steinbrecher, Rainer; Steinwandter, Michael; Stemkovski, Michael; Stephan, Jörg G.; Stiegler, Christian; Stoll, Stefan; Svátek, Martin; Svoboda, Miroslav; Tagesson, Torbern; Tanentzap, Andrew J.; Tanneberger, Franziska; Theurillat, Jean-Paul; Thomas, Haydn J. D.; Thomas, Andrew D.; Tielbörger, Katja; Tomaselli, Marcello; Treier, Urs Albert; Trouillier, Mario; Turtureanu, Pavel Dan; Tutton, Rosamond; Tyystjärvi, Vilna A.; Ueyama, Masahito; Ujházy, Karol; Ujházyová, Mariana; Uogintas, Domas; Urban, Anastasiya V.; Urban, Josef; Urbaniak, Marek; Ursu, Tudor-Mihai; Vaccari, Francesco Primo; Van de Vondel, Stijn; van den Brink, Liesbeth; Van Geel, Maarten; Vandvik, Vigdis; Vangansbeke, Pieter; Varlagin, Andrej; Veen, G. F.; Veenendaal, Elmar; Venn, Susanna E.; Veerbeck, Hans; Verbruggen, Erik; Verheijen, Frank G. A.; Villar, Luis; Vitale, Luca; Vittoz, Pascal; Vives-Ingla, Maria; von Oppen, Jonathan; Walz, Josefine; Wang, Runxi; Wang, Yifeng; Way, Robert G.; Wedegärtner, Ronja E. M.; Weigel, Robert; Wild, Jan; Wilkinson, Matthew; Martin, Wilmking; Wingate, Lisa; Winkler, Manuela; Wipf, Sonja; Wohlfahrt, Georg; Xenakis, Georgios; Yang, Yan; Yu, Zicheng; Yu, Kailiang; Zellweger, Florian; Zhang, Jian; Zhang, Zhaochen; Zhao, Peng; Ziemblińska, Klaudia; Zimmermann, Reiner; Zong, Shengwei; Zyryanov, Viacheslav I.; Nijs, Ivan; Lenoir, Jonathan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Research in global change ecology relies heavily on global climatic grids derived from estimates of air temperature in open areas at around 2 m above the ground. These climatic grids do not reflect conditions below vegetation ...
  • Clinicopathological factors associated with tumour-specific mutation detection in plasma of patients with RAS-mutated or BRAF-mutated metastatic colorectal cancer 

    Hamfjord, Julian; Guren, Tormod Kyrre; Glimelius, Bengt; Sorbye, Halfdan; Pfeiffer, Per; Dajani, Olav; Lingjærde, Ole Christian; Tveit, Magne Kjell; Pallisgaard, Niels; Spindler, Karen-Lise Garm; Kure, Elin Wenche Hegland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Detection of tumour-specific circulating cell-free DNA in plasma (ctDNA) fails in a significant number of cases depending on the clinical context. The primary aim was to investigate clinicopathological factors associated ...
  • Survival Trends of Right- and Left-Sided Colon Cancer across Four Decades: A Norwegian Population-Based Study 

    Hamfjord, Julian; Myklebust, Tor Åge; Larsen, Inger Kristin; Kure, Elin H.; Glimelius, Bengt; Guren, Tormod Kyrre; Tveit, Magne Kjell; Guren, Marianne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background: Patients with right-sided colon cancer (RCC) and left-sided colon cancer (LCC) differ clinically and molecularly. The main objective was to investigate stage-stratified survival and recurrence of RCC and LCC ...
  • Microclimatic comparison of lichen heaths and shrubs: Shrubification generates atmospheric heating but subsurface cooling during the growing season 

    Aartsma, Peter; Asplund, Johan; Odland, Arvid; Reinhardt, Stefanie; Renssen, Hans (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Lichen heaths are declining in abundance in alpine and Arctic areas partly due to an increasing competition with shrubs. This shift in vegetation types might have important consequences for the microclimate and climate on ...

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