Journal Club 2018


21.02.2018 Introduction to the Journal Club and distribution of papers

28.02.2018 Dina Gebhardt and Sophie Rüfenacht
Gehr, B. et al. 2017. A landscape of coexistence for a large predator in a human dominated landscape. Oikos, 126: 1389-1399. (PDF, 4.4 MB) (Proposed by Raphaël)

07.03.2018 Marco Pilati and Yann Rime
Virkkala, R. & A. Lehikoinen 2017. Birds on the move in the face of climate change: High species turnover in northern Europe. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 8201-8209. (PDF, 484KB) (Proposed by Jaime)

14.03.2018 Julia Besimo and Gino Enz
García-Gonzalez, R. et al. 2016. Influence of Snowmelt Timing on the Diet Quality of Pyrenean Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta pyrenaica): Implications for Reproductive Success. PLoS ONE, 11: e0148632. (PDF, 1.0 MB) (Proposed by Jaime)

21.03.2018 Sarah Rohr and Astrance Fenestraz
Fordham, D.A. et al. 2018. How complex should models be? Comparing correlative and mechanistic range dynamics models. Global Change Biology, 24: 1357-1370. (PDF, 1.5 MB) (Proposed by Arnaud)

28.03.2018 Beatrice Schranz and Noëlle Klein
Hallmann, C.A. et al. 2017. More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas. PLoS ONE, 12: e0185809. (PDF, 12.8 MB) (Proposed by Jean-Yves)

04.04.2018 No Journal Club

11.04.2018 Sarah Ettlin and Lucas Rossier
Engst, K. et al. 2017. Predicting the establishment success of introduced target species in grassland restoration by functional traits. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 7442-7453. (PDF, 849KB) (Proposed by Daniel)

18.04.2018 Thérèse Sottas (to be confirmed)
Pimm, S.L. et al. 2014. The biodiversity of species and their rates of extinction, distribution, and protection. Science, 344: 987-+. (PDF, 3.8 MB) (Proposed by Jean-Yves)

Fall 2018

19.09.2018 Introduction to the Journal Club and distribution of papers

26.09.2018 Ivan Candolfi and Giotto Roberti-Maggiore
Wilson, S. and Martin, K. 2010. Variable reproductive effort for two ptarmigan species in response to spring weather in a northern alpine ecosystem. Journal of Avian Biology, 41:319-326. (PDF, 179KB) (Proposed by Jaime)

03.10.2018 Franziska Arnold and Gerard Martínez
Seibold, S. et al. 2017. An experimental test of the habitat‐amount hypothesis for saproxylic beetles in a forested region. Ecology, 98:1613-1622. (PDF, 859KB) (Proposed by Veronika)

10.10.2018 Julia Besimo and Elisenda Peris
Kortmann, M. et al. 2018. Forest structure following natural disturbances and early succession provides habitat for two avian flagship species, capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) and hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia). Biological Conservation, 226:81-91. (PDF, 1.7 MB) (Proposed by Arnaud)

17.10.2018 Andreas Schild
Vandegehuchte, M. L. et al. 2017. Distribution and habitat requirements of red wood ants in Switzerland: Implications for conservation. Biological Conservation, 212:366-375. (PDF, 920KB) (Proposed by Jaime)

24.10.2018 Noëlle Klein and Noemi Verdicchia
Moreno-Opo, R. et al. 2018. European bee-eaters (Merops apiaster) and apiculture: understanding their interactions and the usefulness of nonlethal techniques to prevent damage at apiaries. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 64:55. (PDF, 2.2 MB) (Proposed by Arnaud)

31.10.2018 Géraldine Chavey and Fabian Heussler
Schuldt, A. et al. 2018. Biodiversity across trophic levels drives multifunctionality in highly diverse forests. Nature communications, 9:2989. (PDF, 1.0 MB) (Proposed by Jean-Yves)

07.11.2018 Lucas Rossier
Plue, J. and Cousins, S. A. 2018. Seed dispersal in both space and time is necessary for plant diversity maintenance in fragmented landscapes. Oikos, 127(6), 780-791. (PDF, 1.3 MB) (Proposed by Jean-Yves)

14.11.2018 Gino Enz
Poniatowski, D. et al. 2018. Patch occupancy of grassland specialists: Habitat quality matters more than habitat connectivity. Biological Conservation, 225:237-244. (PDF, 539KB) (Proposed by Daniel)

21.11.2018 Carla Anliker
Socolar, J. B. et al. 2016. How should beta-diversity inform biodiversity conservation?. Trends in ecology & evolution, 31:67-80. (PDF, 3.1 MB) (Proposed by Jean-Yves)

28.11.2018 Isabelle Kalbermatten
Reid, T. et al. 2015. Using spatial analyses of bearded vulture movements in southern Africa to inform wind turbine placement. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52:881-892. (PDF, 1.7 MB) (Proposed by Sergio)

05.12.2018 Paul Rivas
Heller, N. E. and Hobbs, R. J. 2014. Development of a natural practice to adapt conservation goals to global change. Conservation Biology, 28:696-704. (PDF, 284KB) (Proposed by Romain Angeleri)