Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Biodiversity Modelling


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Publications of the Biodiversity Modelling lab since our move to Humboldt-University in Feburary 2018.

Journal articles - Book chapters

Peer-reviewed journal articles

in press
  • Beckman N, Aslan C, Rogers H, Kogan O, Bronstein J, Bullock J, Hartig F, HilleRisLambers J, Zhou Y, Zurell D, Brodie J, Bruna E, Cantrell S, Decker R, Effiom E, Fricke E, Gurski K, Hastings A, Johnson J, Loiselle B, Miriti M, Neubert M, Pejchar L, Poulsen J, Pufal G, Razafindratsima O, Sandor M, Shea K, Schreiber S, Schupp E, Snell R, Strickland C, Zambrano J (accepted) Advancing an interdisciplinary framework to study seed dispersal ecology. AoB Plants.
  • Bouchet PJ, Peterson AT, Zurell D, Dormann CF, Schoeman D, Ross RE, Snelgrove P, Sequeira AMM, Whittingham MJ, Wang L, Rapacciuolo G, Oppel S, Mellin C, Lauria V, Krishnakumar PK, Jones AR, Heinänen S, Heikkinen RK, Gregr EJ, Fielding AH, Caley MJ, Barbosa AM, Bamford AJ, Parnell S, Wenger S, Yates KL (accepted) Better model transfers require knowledge of mechanisms. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2019.04.006. Link
  • Fandos G, Telleria JL (in press) Seasonal niche‐tracking behaviour of two partially migratory passerines. Ibis. DOI:10.1111/ibi.12721. Link
  • Johnson J, Cantrell S, Cosner C, Hartig F, Hastings A, Rogers H, Schupp E, Shea K, Teller B, Yu X, Zurell D, Pufal G (accepted) Rapid changes in seed dispersal traits may modify plant responses to global change. AoB Plants. DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plz020. Link
  • Rogers H, Beckman N, Hartig F, Johnson J, Pufal G, Shea K, Zurell D, Bullock J, Loiselle B, Pejchar L, Razafindratsima O, Sandor M, Schupp E, Strickland C, Zambrano J (accepted) The total dispersal kernel: a review and future directions. AoB Plants.
  • Wüest R, Zimmermann NE, Zurell D, Alexander J, Fritz SA, Hof C, Kreft H, Normand S, Cabral JS, Szekely E, Thuiller W, Wikelski M, Karger DN (accepted) Macroecology in the age of big data - where to go from here? Journal of Biogeography.
  • Zurell D, Zimmermann NE, Gross H, Baltensweiler A, Sattler T, Wüest R (accepted) Testing species assemblage predictions from stacked and joint species distribution models. Journal of Biogeography.
  • Aslan C, Beckman N, Rogers H, Bronstein J, Zurell D, Hartig F, Shea K, Pejchar L, Neubert M, Poulsen J, HilleRisLambers J, Miriti M, Loiselle B, Effiom E, Zambrano J, Schupp E, Pufal G, Johnson J, Bullock J, Brodie J, Bruna E, Cantrell S, Decker R, Fricke E, Gurski K, Hastings A, Kogan O, Powell J, Razafindratsima O, Sandor M, Schreiber S, Snell R, Strickland C, Zhou J (2019) Employing plant functional groups to advance seed dispersal ecology and conservation. AoB Plants 11: plz006. Linkpdf
  • Gallien L, Thornhill AH, Zurell D, Miller JT, Richardson DM (2019) Global predictors of alien plant establishment success: combining niche and trait proxies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20182477. LinkRequest pdf copy
  • Peterson AT, Anderson RP, Beger M, Bolliger J, Brotons L, Burridge CP, Cobos ME, Cuervo‐Robayo AP, Di Minin E, Diez J, Elith J, Embling CB, Escobar LE, Essl F, Feeley KJ, Hawkes L, Jimenez‐Garcia D, Jimenez L, Green DM, Knop E, Kuehn I, Lahoz‐Monfort JJ, Lira‐Noriega A, Lobo JM, Loyola R, Mac Nally R, Machado‐Stredel F, Martínez‐Meyer E, McCarthy M, Merow C, Nori J, Nuñez‐Penichet C, Osorio-Olvera L, Pysek P, Rejmánek M, Ricciardi A, Robertson M, Rojas Soto O, Romero‐Alvarez D, Roura‐Pascual N, Santini L, Schoeman DS, Schroeder B, Soberon J, Strubbe D, Thuiller W, Traveset A, Treml EA, Vaclavik T, Varela S, Watson JEM, Wiersma Y, Wintle B, Yanez‐Arenas C, Zurell D (2019) Open access solutions for biodiversity journals: do not replace one problem with another. Diversity and Distributions 25: 5-8. Linkpdf
  • Rotics S, Kaatz M, Turjeman S, Zurell D, Wikelski M, Sapir N, Eggers U, Fiedler W, Jeltsch F, Nathan R (2018) Early arrival to breeding grounds: causes, costs and a trade-off with overwintering latitude. Journal of Animal Ecology 87: 16271638. LinkRequest pdf copy
  • Yates KL, Bouchet PJ, Caley MJ, Mengersen K, Randin CF, Parnell S, Fielding AH, Bamford, AJ, Ban S, Barbosa AM, Dormann CF, Elith J, Embling CB, Ervin GN, Fisher R, Gould S, Graf RF, Gregr EJ, Halpin P, Heikkinen RK, Heinänen S, Jones AR, Krishnakumar PK, Lauria V, Lozano-Montes H, Mannocci L, Mellin C, Mesgaran MB, Moreno-Amat E, Mormede S, Nowaczek E, Oppel S, Crespo GO, Peterson AT, Rappaciuolo G, Roberts JJ, Ross RE, Scales KL, Schoeman D, Snelgrove P, Sundblad G, Thuiller W, Torres LG, Verbruggen H, Wang L, Wenger S, Whittingham MJ, Zharikov Y, Zurell D & Sequeira AMM (2018) Outstanding challenges in the transferability of ecological models. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33: 790-802. Linkpdf
  • Zurell D, Gallien L, Graham CH, Zimmermann NE (2018) Do long-distance migratory birds track their niche through seasons? Journal of Biogeography 45: 1459-1468. Editor’s choice. LinkpreprintRequest pdf copySuppInfoSuppData
  • Zurell D, Graham CH, Gallien L, Thuiller W, Zimmermann NE (2018) Long-distance migratory birds threatened by multiple independent risks from global change. Nature Climate Change 8: 992-996. linkRead full text onlineRequest pdf copySuppInfo
  • Zurell D, Pollock LJ, Thuiller W (2018) Do joint species distribution models reliably detect interspecific interactions from co-occurrence data in homogenous environments? Ecography 41: 1812-1819. LinkpreprintRequest pdf copySuppInfo
  • Zurell D, von Wehrden H, Rotics S, Kaatz M, Groß H, Schlag L, Schäfer M, Sapir N, Turjeman S, Wikelski M, Nathan R, Jeltsch F (2018) Home range size and resource use of breeding and non-breeding white storks along a land use gradient. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6: 79. LinkpdfSuppInfo

Book chapters

  • Zurell D, Engler JO (2019) Ecological niche modelling. In Dunn PO, Møller AP (eds) Effects of climate change on birds. Oxford University Press.