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    • Making forest values work: Enhancing multi-dimensional perspectives towards sustainable forest management 

      Blagojevic D; Martire S; Hendrickson CY; Hanzu M; Galante MV; Kähkönen T; Pollumae P; Fontana V; Radtke A; Stojanovski V; Nedeljkovic J; Poduska Z; Stojkovic D; Sanches-Pereira A; Schubert F (2016)
      Background and Purpose: Sustainability, sustainable development and sustainable forest management are terms that are commonly, and interchangeably used in the forest industry, however their meaning take on different ...
    • Mapping ecosystem services potential in Lithuania 

      Depellegrin D; Pereira P; Misiune I; Egarter Vigl L (2016)
      This research presents a geographic information systems (GIS)-based method for ecosystem services (ES) potential assessment in a case study for the Lithuanian national territory. The ES potential was assessed for 31 CORINE ...
    • Mapping the ecosystem service delivery chain: Capacity, flow, and demand pertaining to aesthetic experiences in mountain landscapes 

      Egarter Vigl L; Depellegrin D; Pereira P; de Groot R; Tappeiner U (2017)
      Accounting for the spatial connectivity between the provision of ecosystem services (ES) and their beneficiaries (supply–benefit chain) is fundamental to understanding ecosystem functioning and its management. However, the ...
    • Meteo Browser South Tyrol: A Shiny App to download the meteorological time series from the Open Data Catalogue of the Province of Bolzano/Bozen - Italy 

      Genova G; Rossi M; Niedrist G; Della Chiesa S (2019-06)
      Meteo Browser South Tyrol is a user-friendly web-based application that helps to visualize and download the hydro-meteorological time series freely available in South Tyrol, Italy. It is designed for a wide range of users, ...
    • Modelling changes in grassland hydrological cycling along an elevational gradient in the Alps 

      Della Chiesa S; Bertoldi G; Niedrist G; Obojes N; Endrizzi S; Albertson JD; Wohlfahrt G; Hortnagl L; Tappeiner U (2014)
      The effects of elevation on surface water fluxes in dry alpine grassland ecosystems were investigated along an elevational transect between 1000 and 2000m above sea level established in the Vinschgau/Venosta valley, a ...
    • Monitoring of freezing dynamics in trees: a simple phase shift causes complexity 

      Charrier G; Nolf M; Leitinger G; Charra-Vaskou K; Losso A; Tappeiner U; Améglio T; Mayr S (2017)
      During winter, trees have to cope with harsh conditions, including extreme freeze-thaw stress. The present study focused on ice nucleation and propagation, related water shifts and xylem cavitation as well as cell damage, ...
    • Neumeldungen von Spinnen (Arachnida: Araneae) für Südtirol aus dem LTSER-Gebiet Matschertal 

      Ballini S; Rief A; Steinwandter M (2017)
      Im Jahr 2016 wurden im LTSER-Gebiet Matscher Tal (IT25 – Val Mazia/Matscher Tal) intensive Untersuchungen der Makrofauna, u.a. Arachnida, durchgeführt. Im Detail waren es folgende Projekte: (1) die intensive multidisziplinäre ...
    • On the energy balance closure and net radiation in complex terrain 

      Wohlfahrt G; Hammerle A; Niedrist G; Scholz K; Tomelleri E; Zhao P (2016)
      In complex, sloping terrain, horizontal measurements of net radiation are not reflective of the radiative energy available for the conductive and convective heat exchange of the underlying surface. Using data from a grassland ...
    • Operationalising ecosystem services for effective management of protected areas: Experiences and challenges 

      Schirpke U; Marino D; Marucci A; Palmieri M; Scolozzi R (2017)
      Protected areas are crucial for biodiversity conservation and the provision of ecosystem services (ES), but management efforts seem not to be sufficient. To increase management effectiveness, the ES framework offers new ...
    • Ökosystemleistungen in den Alpen 

      Tappeiner U; Tasser E (2017)
      Das Konzept der Ökosystemleistungen wird nicht nur in wissenschaftlichen Kreisen weltweit intensiv diskutiert, sondern entwickelt sich zunehmend zu einem natur- und umweltschutzpolitischen Instrument. Die Erfassung und ...
    • Participative Spatial Scenario Analysis for Alpine Ecosystems 

      Kohler M; Stotten R; Steinbacher M; Leitinger G; Tasser E; Schirpke U; Tappeiner U; Schermer M (2017)
      Land use and land cover patterns are shaped by the interplay of human and ecological processes. Thus, heterogeneous cultural landscapes have developed, delivering multiple ecosystem services. To guarantee human well-being, ...
    • Plant functional assemblages as indicators of the resilience ofgrassland ecosystem service provision 

      Kohler M; Devaux C; Grigulis K; Leitinger G; Lavorel S; Tappeiner U (2017)
      Ecosystems provide a variety of ecosystem services (ES), which act as key linkages between social and ecological systems. ES respond spatially and temporally to abiotic and biotic variation, and to management. Thus, resistant ...
    • Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome 

      Bjorkman A; Myers-Smith I; Elmendorf S; Normand S; Rüger N; Beck P; Blach-Overgaard A; Blok D; Cornelissen JHC; Forbes B; Georges D; Goetz S; Guay K; Henry G; Hollister R; Kattge J; Prevey J; HilleRisLambers J; Rixen C; Schaepman-Strub G; Thomas H; Vellend M; Wilmking M; Wipf S; Karger DN; Carbognani M; Hermanutz L; Lévesque E; Molau U; Petraglia A; Soudzilovskaia N; Spasojevic M; Tomaselli M; Vowles T; Alatalo J; Alexander H; Anadon-Rosell A; Angers-Blondin S; te Beest M; Berner L; Bjork R; Buchwal A; Buras A; Christie K; Siegwart Collier L; Cooper E; SDullinger; Elberling B; Eskelinen A; Frei E; Garcia M; Grau O; Grogan P; Hallinger M; Harper K; heijmans M; Hudson J; Hülber K; Iversen C; Jaroszynska F; Johnstone J; Jørgensen R; Kaarlejärvi E; Klady R; Kuleza S; Kulonen A; Lamarque L; Lantz T; Little C; Speed J; Michelsen A; Milbau A; Nabe-Nielsen J; Nielsen S; Ninot J; Oberbauer S; Olofsson J; Onipchenko V; Rumpf S; Semenchuk P; Shetti R; Street L; Suding K; Tape K; Trant; A Treier U; Tremblay JP; Tremblay M; Venn S; Weijers S; Zamin T; Boulanger-Lapointe N; Gould W; Hik D; Hofgaard A; Jónsdóttir I; Jorgenson J; Klein J; Magnusson B; Tweedie C; Wookey P; Bahn M; Blonder B; van Bodegom P; Bond-Lamberty B; Campetella G; Cerabolini B; Chapin III FS; Cornwell W; Craine J; Dainese M; de Vries F; Diaz S; Onoda Y; Ordonez J; Ozinga W; Penuelas J; Poorter H; Poschlod P; Enquist B; Green W; Manning P; Milla R; Niinemets Ü; Reich P; Sandel B; Schamp B; Sheremetev S; Weiher E (2018)
      The tundra is warming more rapidly than any other biome on Earth, and the potential ramifications are far-reaching because of global feedback effects between vegetation and climate. A better understanding of how environmental ...
    • Providing a stage for atmospheric encounters: Brattøra’s seafront by SLA 

      Labadini A (2017)
      The article addresses the theme of ‘particular places’ in the contemporary landscape metropolis by focusing on the temporal, climatic and geographic specificity that determines each place as unique. In particular, it ...
    • Recreational ecosystem services in protected areas: A survey of visitors to Natura 2000 sites in Italy 

      Schirpke U; Scolozzi R; Da Re R; Masiero M; Pellegrino D; Concetti B; Marino D (2018)
      The demand for enjoyable recreational environments is growing. At the same time, the increase of urban areas and intensively managed agricultural areas are deemed major threats to ecosystem services provision. Therefore, ...
    • Revealing spatial and temporal patterns of outdoor recreation in the European Alps and their surroundings 

      Schirpke U; Meisch C; Marsoner T; Tappeiner U (2018)
      Outdoor recreation contributes vitally to human well-being, but spatio-temporal mapping on large scales of this ecosystem service is rarely addressed in a comprehensive manner. In this study, we aim to map recreation supply, ...
    • Rock glaciers in crystalline catchments: Hidden permafrost-related threats to alpine headwater lakes 

      Ilyashuk B; Ilyashuk E; Psenner R; Tessadri R; Koinig KA (2018)
      A global warming-induced transition from glacial to periglacial processes has been identified in mountainous regions around the world. Degrading permafrost in pristine periglacial environments can produce acid rock drainage ...
    • Servizi ecosistemici nei siti della Rete Natura 2000 

      Schirpke U; De Marco C; Scolozzi R; Tappeiner U (2016)
      Gli ecosistemi naturali presenti nelle aree protette forniscono una grande quantità di servizi ecosistemici (SE) essenziali per il benessere delle popolazioni locali e dei turisti oltre che a contribuire all’economia locale. ...
    • A simple method to combine snow height and meteorological observations to estimate winter precipitation at sub-daily resolution 

      Mair E; Leitinger G; Della Chiesa S; Niedrist G; Tappeiner U; Bertoldi G (2016)
      Measuring winter solid and liquid precipitation with high temporal resolution in remote or higher elevation regions is a challenging task because of undercatch and power supply issues. However, the number of micro-meteorological ...
    • Simplified and still meaningful: assessing butterfly habitat quality in grasslands with data collected by pupils 

      Rüdisser J; Tasser E; Walde J; Huemer P; Lechner K; Ortner A; Tappeiner U (2017)
      Public participation in scientific research, now commonly referred to as citizen science, is increasingly promoted as a possibility to overcome the large-scale data limitations related to biodiversity and conservation ...