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Effects of Alpine land-use changes: Soil macrofauna community revisited
Although soil invertebrates play a decisive role in maintaining ecosystem functioning, little is known about their structural composition in Alpine soils and how their abundances are affected by the currently ongoing ...
Erhebung der epi- und endogäischen Bodenmakrofauna in den LTSER-Untersuchungsflächen im Matschertal (Südtirol, Italien) im Sommer 2016
The epi- and endogeic soil macrofauna from the LTSER sampling area “Matscher Tal/Val Mazia” (South Tyrol, Italy) in summer 2016 The soil fauna on 22 sites in the LTSER area “Matscher Tal/Val Mazia” was investigated in ...
Structural and functional characteristics of high alpine soil macro-invertebrate communities
Soil macro-invertebrates play an important role in the formation and functioning of soils, which makes them indispensable for all terrestrial ecosystems, including high alpine soils. However, in the latter, knowledge on ...
Decline of rare and specialist species across multiple taxonomic groups after grassland intensification and abandonment
Traditionally managed mountain grasslands are declining as a result of abandonment or intensification of management. Based on a common chronosequence approach we investigated species compositions of 16 taxonomic groups on ...