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    • 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 ...
    • TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access 

      Kattge J; Bönisch G; Díaz S; Dainese M; Fontana V; Niedrist G; Tappeiner U; et al. (2020)
      Plant traits—the morphological, anatomical, physiological, biochemical and phenological characteristics of plants—determine how plants respond to environmental factors, affect other trophic levels, and influence ecosystem ...
    • Upscaling ecosystem service maps to administrative levels: beyond scale mismatches 

      Zen M; Candiago S; Schirpke U; Egarter Vigl L; Giupponi C (2019)
      As Ecosystem Services (ES) are the products of complex socio–ecological systems, their mapping requires a deep understanding of the spatial relationships and pattern that underpin ES provision. Upscaling ES maps is often ...
    • Using a new PDP modelling approach for land-use and land cover change predictions: A case study in the Stubai Valley (Central Alps) 

      Fondevilla C; Àngels Colomer M; Fillat F; Tappeiner U (2016)
      Due to the progressive forest expansion in European mountain areas triggered by agricultural abandonment, semi-natural meadows and pastures of great ecological and aesthetic value are disappearing. The aim of this study ...
    • Using conjoint analysis to gain deeper insights into aesthetic landscape preferences 

      Schirpke U; Tappeiner G; Tasser E; Tappeiner U (2019)
      Enjoyable landscapes are important resources for recreational activities and the socio-economic development of tourism destinations. A profound understanding of landscape preferences can support landscape management and ...
    • Using land use/land cover trajectories to uncover ecosystem service patterns across the Alps 

      Egarter Vigl L; Tasser E; Schirpke U; Tappeiner U (2017)
      Managing multiple ecosystem services (ES) in agricultural landscapes is a challenging task, especially in regions with complex topographical and agro-ecological conditions. These challenges require ES assessment approaches ...