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Our goal is to understand the processes that drive biodiversity patterns and their spatio-temporal dynamics across scales, the assembly of ecological communities, the factors that determine the value of landscapes for ecosystem service provision

By observing and predicting the long-term effects of global change and of socio-economic activities (including climate and landuse change, landscape fragmentation and habitat loss, biological invasions) on biodiversity patterns, we want to provide the knowledge basis for sound conservation management and ecological restoration.

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2018

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Rupert Seidl, Günther Klonner, Werner Rammer, Franz Essl, Adam Moreno, Mathias Neumann, Stefan Dullinger: Invasive alien pests threaten the carbon stored in Europe's forests.
Nature Communications 9 (1) 10.1038/s41467-018-04096-w
Karl Hülber, Michaela Sonnleitner, Julian Haider, Martin Schwentenwein, Manuela Winkler, Gerald M. Schneeweiss, Peter Schönswetter: Reciprocal transplantations reveal strong niche differentiation among ploidy-differentiated species of the Senecio carniolicus aggregate (Asteraceae) in the easternmost Alps.
Alpine Botany 128 (2): 107–119 10.1007/s00035-018-0209-2
Dietmar Moser, Bernd Lenzner, Patrick Weigelt, Wayne Dawson, Holger Kreft, Jan Pergl, Petr Pysek, Mark van Kleunen, Marten Winter, Cesar Capinha, Phillip Cassey, Stefan Dullinger, Evan P. Economo, Pablo Garcia-Diaz, Benoit Guenard, Florian Hofhansl, Thomas Mang, Hanno Seebens, Franz Essl: Remoteness promotes biological invasions on islands worldwide.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 115 (37): 9270-9275 10.1073/pnas.1804179115
Clara Bertel, Ivana Rešetnik, Božo Frajman, Brigitta Erschbamer, Karl Hülber, Peter Schönswetter: Natural selection drives parallel divergence in the mountain plant Heliosperma pusillum s.l.
Oikos 127 (9): 1355-1367 10.1111/oik.05364
Emily Haeuser, Wayne Dawson, Wilfried Thuiller, Stefan Dullinger, Svenja Block, Oliver Bossdorf, Marta Carboni, Luisa Conti, Iwona Dullinger, Franz Essl, Guenther Klonner, Dietmar Moser, Tamara Munkemueller, Madalin Parepa, Matthew V. Talluto, Holger Kreft, Jan Pergl, Petr Pysek, Patrick Weigelt, Marten Winter, Martin Hermy, Sebastiaan Van der Veken, Cristina Roquet, Mark van Kleunen: European ornamental garden flora as an invasion debt under climate change.
Journal of Applied Ecology 55 (5): 2386-2395 10.1111/1365-2664.13197
Wen-Yong Guo, Mark van Kleunen, Marten Winter, Patrick Weigelt, Anke Stein, Simon Pierce, Jan Pergl, Dietmar Moser, Noelie Maurel, Bernd Lenzner, Holger Kreft, Franz Essl, Wayne Dawson, Petr Pysek: The role of adaptive strategies in plant naturalization.
Ecology Letters 21 (9): 1380-1389 10.1111/ele.13104

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