Journal Club 2016


Introduction to the Journal Club and distribution of papers

02.03.2016 Lauriane Dani
Pywell, R.F. et al. 2015. Wildlife-friendly farming increases crop yield: evidence for ecological intensification. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B, Biological sciences 282: art. 20151740. (proposed by Jean-Yves Humbert) (PDF, 854KB)

09.03.2016 Pamela Terry
Azam, C. et al. 2015. Is part-night lighting an effective measure to limit the impacts of artificial lighting on bats? Global Change Biology 21: 4333-4341. (proposed by James Hale) (PDF, 2.1 MB)

16.03.2016 Nora Rieder
Balzan, M.V. et al. 2016. Utilisation of plant functional diversity in wildflower strips for the delivery of multiple agroecosystem services. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 158: 304-319. (proposed by Silvia Zingg) (PDF, 375KB)

23.03.2016 Yasemin Kurtogullari (1) and Damaris Siegenthaler (2)
(1) Aavik, T. et al. 2014. Fitness in naturally occurring and restored populations of a grassland plant Lychnis flos-cuculi in a Swiss agricultural landscape. Restoration Ecology 22: 98-106. (proposed by Jean-Yves Humbert) (PDF, 602KB)

(2) Woodcock, B.A. et al. 2012. Limiting factors in the restoration of UK grassland beetle assemblages. Biological Conservation 146: 136-143. (proposed by Jean-Yves Humbert) (PDF, 429KB)

30.03.2016 No seminar due to Easter break

06.04.2016 Selina Bruckner
Bosch, J. et al. 2015. Succesful elimination of a lethal wildlife infectious disease in nature. Biology Letters 11: art. 20150874. (proposed by Daniela Schmieder) PDF, 319KB)

13.04.2016 Jasmin Knutti
Hein, T. et al. 2016. Current status and restoration options for floodplains along the Danube River. Science of the Total Environment 543: 778-790.  (PDF, 1.6 MB)


21.09.2016 Introduction to the Journal Club and distribution of papers

28.09.2016 No Journal Club

05.10.2016 Claudia Blumenstein
Robert, K.A. et al. 2015. Artificial light at night desynchronizes strictly seasonal reproduction in a wild mammal. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B, Biological Sciences 282: 20151745.

12.10.2016 Robin Berger
Walsh, J.C. et al. 2015. The effect of scientific evidence on conservation practitioners' management decisions. Conservation Biology 29: 88-98.

19.10.2016 Corina Maurer
Provost, C. & K. Pedneault. 2016. The organic vineyard as a balanced ecosystem: Improved organic grape management and impacts on wine quality. Scientia Horticulturae 208: 43-56.

26.10.2016 Deborah Carannante
Szaz, D. et al. 2015. Lamp-Lit Bridges as Dual Light-Traps for the Night-Swarming Mayfly, Ephoron virgo: Interaction of Polarized and Unpolarized Light Pollution. PLoS ONE 10: e0121194.

02.11.2016 Julien Mazenauer
Krook, K. et al. 2007. The effect of grassland shifts on the avifauna of a South African savanna. Ostrich 78: 271-279.

09.11.2016 Gabriel Marcacci
Moleón, M. et al. 2015. Carcass size shapes the structure and fucntioning of an African scavenging assemblage. Oikos 124: 1391-1403.

16.11.2016 Jasmin Knutti
Dainese, M. et al. 2016. High cover of hedgerows in the landscape supports multiple ecosystem services in Mediterranean cereal field. Journal of Applied Ecology Early View: doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12747.

23.11.2016 Sophie Marti
Chamberlain, D. et al. 2016. Alpine bird distributions along elevation gradients: the consistency of climate and habitat effects across geographic regions. Oecologia 181: 1139-1150.

30.11.2016 Anaïs Binggeli
Botías, C. et al. 2015. Neonicotinoid Residues in Wildflowers, a Potential Route of Chronic Exposure for Bees. Environmental Science & Technology 49: 12731-12740.

07.12.2016 Maria Weinrich
Hoyt, J.R. et al. 2016. Host persistence or extinction from emerging infectious disease: insights from white-nose syndrome in endemic and invading regions. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B, Biological Sciences 283: 20152861.

14.12.2016 Elisabeth Klaus
Assandri, G. et al. 2016. Diversity in the monotony? Habitat traits and management practices shape avian communities in intensive vineyards. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 223: 250-260.

21.12.2016 no Journal Club