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    • 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 ...
    • Spatial and temporal variation of benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages during the glacial melt season in an Italian glacier-fed stream 

      Scotti A; Jacobsen D; Tappeiner U; Bottarin R (2019)
      The biodiversity of glacier-fed streams is particularly threatened by climate change, emphasising the need of monitoring these sentinel systems. The glacier-fed Saldur stream is an International Long Term Ecological Research ...
    • Spatial evaluation of snow gliding in the Alps 

      Leitinger G; Meusburger K; Rüdisser J; Tasser E; Höller P (2018)
      The slow downhill motion of snow on the ground, referred to as snow gliding, impairs afforestation, increases the predisposition for landslides, fosters winter soil erosion, and coincides with the occurrence of glide-snow ...
    • Stakeholder perspectives on ecosystem service supply and ecosystem service demand bundles 

      Zoderer BM; Tasser E; Carver S; Tappeiner U (2019)
      Recent developments in Ecosystem Service (ES) research show a growing interest in the concept of ES bundles for informing the effective management of landscapes. While the supply of ES bundles was biophysically assessed, ...
    • Stream benthic macroinvertebrates abundances over a 6-year monitoring period of an Italian glacier-fed stream 

      Scotti A; Tappeiner U; Bottarin R (2019)
      Aquatic macroinvertebrates are widely used as bioindicators for water quality assessments involving different kinds of disruptive factors, such as hydrological regime variations or pollutant spills. Recently, they demonstrated ...
    • Structural and functional characteristics of high alpine soil macro-invertebrate communities 

      Steinwandter M; Rief A; Scheu S; Traugott M; Seeber J (2018)
      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 ...
    • Supporting the management of ecosystem services in protected areas: trade-offs between effort and accuracy in evaluation 

      Schirpke U; Scolozzi R; Concetti B; Comini B; Tappeiner U (2017)
      Integrating ecosystem services (ES) into the management of protected areas, such as European Natura 2000 sites, can improve biodiversity conservation and human well-being; yet, the assessment and application of ES remains ...
    • SWCalibrateR: Interactive, Web - Based Calibration of Soil Moisture Sensors 

      Brenner J; Genova G; Bertoldi G; Niedrist G; Della Chiesa S (2019)
      SWCalibrateR is a user-friendly web application. We designed SWCalibrateR to interactively estimate linear regression relationships of any couple of field data series. We specifically developed this toolbox to calibrate ...
    • Symbolic species as a cultural ecosystem service in the European Alps: insights and open issues 

      Schirpke U; Meisch C; Tappeiner U (2018)
      Purpose Symbolic plants and animals are recognised as a cultural ecosystem service (CES), which is still underrepresented in ecosystem services assessments. Thus, this study aims at identifying and mapping important ...
    • Tag der Artenvielfalt 2017 am Säbener Berg (Gemeinde Klausen, Südtirol, Italien) 

      Hilpold A; Wilhalm T (2018)
      Biodiversity Day 2017 at the hill of Säben Abbey (municipality of Klausen / Chiusa, South Tyrol, Italy) The 18th Biodiversity Day in South Tyrol was held in the area around Säben Abbey. A total of 886 taxa were found, among ...
    • Taxonomic and distribution notes on Carex (Cyperaceae) from the Neotropics 

      Jiménez-Mejías P; Fabbroni M; Donadío S; Rodríguez-Palacios G E; Hilpold A; Martín-Bravo S; Waterway M J; Roalson E H (2016)
      We present relevant data about the taxonomy and distribution of 20 species of the genus Carex in the Neotropics from the Caribbean region to Patagonia. We provide a total of 19 new records, two of them for species not ...
    • Taxonomic differentiation of Salix retusa agg. (Salicaceae) based on leaf characteristics 

      Kosiński P; Boratyński A; Hilpold A (2017)
      The complex of Salix retusa includes S. retusa s.s., S serpyllifolia and S. kitaibeliana, small, prostrate willows occurring in the subalpine and alpine vegetation belts of the mountains of Central Europe: the Pyrenees, ...
    • Taxonomic, nomenclatural and chorological reports on Carex (Cyperaceae) in the Neotropics 

      Jiménez-Mejías P; Strong M; Gebauer S; Hilpold A; Martín-Bravo S; Reznicek AA (2018)
      We present relevant data about the taxonomy, nomenclature, and chorology of nine species of the genus Carex from the Neotropics. We provide two new records for the South American continent, one of them an introduced species ...
    • Topographical and ecohydrological controls on land surface temperature in an alpine catchment 

      Bertoldi G; Notarnicola C; Leitinger G; Endrizzi S; Zebisch M; Della Chiesa S; Tappeiner U (2010)
      In mountain areas, land surface temperature (LST) is a key parameter in the surface energy budget and is controlled by a complex interplay of topography, incoming radiation and atmospheric processes, as well as soil moisture ...
    • Towards a tracer-based conceptualization of meltwater dynamics and streamflow response in a glacierized catchment 

      Penna D; Engel M; Bertoldi G; Comiti F (COPERNICUS GESELLSCHAFT MBH, 2017)
      Multiple water sources and the physiographic heterogeneity of glacierized catchments hamper a complete conceptualization of runoff response to meltwater dynamics. In this study, we used environmental tracers (stable isotopes ...
    • Traditional plant functional groups poorly explain plant trait variation in the tundra biome 

      Thomas HD; Myers-Smith IH; Bjorkman AD; Elmendorf SC; Blok D; Cornelissen JHC; Forbes BC; Hollister R; Normand S; Prevéy JS; Rixen C; Schaepman-Strub G; Wilmking M; Wipf S; Cornwell W; Kattge J; Goetz S; Guay K; Alatalo J; Anadon-Rosell A; Angers-Blondin S; Berner LT; Björk RG; Buchwal A; Buras A; Carbognani M; Christie K; Collier LS; Cooper EJ; Frei ER; Grau O; Grogan P; Hallinger M; Heijmans MMPD; Hermanutz L; Hudson JMG; Hülber K; Iturrate-Garcia M; Iversen CM; Jaroszynska F; Johnstone J; Kaarlejärvi E; Kulonen A; Lamarque L; Levesque E; Little CJ; Michelsen A; Milbau A; Nabe-Nielsen J; Nielsen SS; Ninot JM; Oberbauer S; Olofsson J; Onipchenko V; Petraglia A; Rumpf; SB; Semenchuk PR; Soudzilovskaia N; Spasojevic M; Speed JDM; Tape K; Te Beest M; Tomaselli M; Trant A; Treier U; Venn S; Vowles T; Weijers S; Zamin T; Atkin O; Bahn M; Blonder B; Campetella G; Cerabolini BEL; Chapin FS; Dainese M; de Vries FT; Díaz S; Green W; Jackson R; Manning P; Niinemets Ü; Ozinga WA; Peñuelas J; Reich P; Schamp B; Sheremetev S; van Bodegom PM (2018)
      Aim Plant functional groups are widely used in community ecology and earth system modelling to describe trait variation within and across plant communities. However, this approach rests on the assumption that functional ...
    • Traditional plant functional groups poorly explain plant trait variation in the tundra biome 

      Thomas HD; Myers-Smith IH; Bjorkman AD; Elmendorf SC; Blok D; Cornelissen JHC; Forbes BC; Hollister R; Normand S; Prevéy JS; Rixen C; Schaepman-Strub G; Wilmking M; Wipf S; Cornwell W; Kattge J; Goetz S; Guay K; Alatalo J; Anadon-Rosell A; Angers-Blondin S; Berner LT; Björk RG; Buchwal A; Buras A; Carbognani M; Christie K; Collier LS; Cooper EJ; Frei ER; Grau O; Grogan P; Hallinger M; Heijmans MMPD; Hermanutz L; Hudson JMG; Hülber K; Iturrate-Garcia M; Iversen CM; Jaroszynska F; Johnstone J; Kaarlejärvi E; Kulonen A; Lamarque L; Levesque E; Little CJ; Michelsen A; Milbau A; Nabe-Nielsen J; Nielsen SS; Ninot JM; Oberbauer S; Olofsson J; Onipchenko V; Petraglia A; Rumpf SB; Semenchuk PR; Soudzilovskaia N; Spasojevic M; Speed JDM; Tape K; Te Beest M; Tomaselli M; Trant A; Treier U; Venn S; Vowles T; Weijers S; Zamin T; Atkin O; Bahn M; Blonder B; Campetella G; Cerabolini BEL; Chapin FS; Dainese M; de Vries FT; Díaz S; Green W; Jackson R; Manning P; Niinemets Ü; Ozinga WA; Peñuelas J; Reich P; Schamp B; Sheremetev S; van Bodegom PM (2019)
      Aim Plant functional groups are widely used in community ecology and earth system modelling to describe trait variation within and across plant communities. However, this approach rests on the assumption that functional ...
    • A transnational perspective of global and regional ecosystem service flows from and to mountain regions 

      Schirpke U; Tasser E; Tappeiner U (2019)
      The spatial relationships of ecosystem services are complex and poorly understood due to spatial mismatches between areas of provision and the areas that benefit. In this study, we assess the spatial flows of six key ...