• Background invertebrate herbivory on dwarf birch (Betula glandulosa-nana complex) increases with temperature and precipitation across the tundra biome 

      Barrio, Isabel C.; Lindén, Elin; te Beest, Mariska; Olofsson, Johan; Rocha, Adrian; Soininen, Eeva M; Alatalo, Juha M.; Andersson, Tommi; Asmus, Ashley; Boike, Julia; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Bryant, John P.; Buchwal, Agata; Bueno, C. Guillermo; Christie, Katherine S.; Denisova, Yulia V.; Egelkraut, Dagmar; Ehrich, Dorothee; Fishback, LeeAnn; Forbes, Bruce C.; Gartzia, Maite; Grogan, Paul; Hallinger, Martin; Heijmans, Monicque M.P.D.; Hik, David S.; Hofgaard, Annika; Holmgren, Milena; Høye, Toke T.; Huebner, Diane C.; Jonsdottir, Ingibjørg; Kaarlejärvi, Elina; Kumpula, Timo; Lange, Cynthia Y.M.J.G.; Lange, Jelena; Lévesque, Esther; Limpens, Juul; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Myers-Smith, Isla; Van Nieukerken, Erik J.; Normand, Signe; Post, Eric S.; Schmidt, Niels Martin; Sitters, Judith; Skoracka, Anna; Sokolov, Alexander; Sokolova, Natalya; Speed, James David Mervyn; Street, Lorna E.; Sundqvist, Maja K.; Suominen, Otso; Tananaev, Nikita; Tremblay, Jean-Pierre; Urbanowicz, Christine; Uvarov, Sergey A.; Watts, David; Wilmking, Martin; Wookey, Philip A.; Zimmermann, Heike H.; Zverev, Vitali; Kozlov, Mikhail V. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Chronic, low intensity herbivory by invertebrates, termed background herbivory, has been understudied in tundra, yet its impacts are likely to increase in a warmer Arctic. The magnitude of these changes is however hard to ...
    • Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome 

      Bjorkman, Anne D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Normand, Signe; Rüger, Nadja; Beck, Pieter S. A.; Blach-Overgaard, Anne; Blok, Daan; Cornelissen, J. Hans C.; Forbes, Bruce C.; Georges, Damien; Goetz, Scott J.; Guay, Kevin C.; Henry, Gregory H.R.; HilleRisLambers, Janneke; Hollister, Robert D.; Karger, Dirk N.; Kattge, Jens; Manning, Peter; Prevéy, Janet S.; Rixen, Christian; Schaepman-Strub, Gabriela; Thomas, Haydn J.D.; Vellend, Mark; Wilmking, Martin; Wipf, Sonja; Carbognani, Michele; Hermanutz, Luise; Lévesque, Esther; Molau, Ulf; Petraglia, Alessandro; Soudzilovskaia, Nadejda A.; Spasojevic, Marko J.; Tomaselli, Marcello; Vowles, Tage; Alatalo, Juha M.; Alexander, Heather D.; Anadon-Rosell, Alba; Angers-Blondin, Sandra; te Beest, Mariska; Berner, Logan; Björk, Robert G.; Buchwal, Agata; Buras, Allan; Christie, Katherine; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Dullinger, Stefan; Elberling, Bo; Eskelinen, Anu; Frei, Esther R.; Grau, Oriol; Grogan, Paul; Hallinger, Martin; Semenschuk, Philipp; Speed, James David Mervyn; Hofgaard, Annika (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...
    • Stomping in silence: Conceptualizing trampling effects on soils in polar tundra 

      Tuomi, Maria; Väisänen, Maria; Ylänne, H; Brearley, Francis Q.; Barrio, Isabel C.; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Eischeid, Isabell; Forbes, Bruce C.; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg; Kolstad, Anders Lorentzen; Macek, Petr; Petit Bon, Matteo; Speed, James David Mervyn; Stark, Sari; Svavarsdóttir, Kristin; Thorsson, Johann; Bueno, C. Guillermo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Ungulate trampling modifies soils and interlinked ecosystem functions across biomes. Until today, most research has focused on temperate ecosystems and mineral soils while trampling effects on cold and organic matter‐rich ...
    • Traditional plant functional groups explain variation in economic but not size‐related traits across the tundra biome 

      Thomas, Haydn J.D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Bjorkman, Anne D.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Blok, Daan; Cornelissen, Johannes H. C.; Forbes, Bruce C.; Hollister, Robert D.; Normand, Signe; Prevéy, Janet S.; Rixen, C; Schaepman-Strub, G; Wilmking, M; Wipf, S; Cornwell, W; Kattge, J; Goetz, SJ; Guay, KC; Alatalo, JM; Anadon-Rosell, A; Angers-Blondin, S; Berner, LT; Björk, RG; Buchwal, A; Buras, A; Carbognani, M; Christie, K; Siegwart Collier, L; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Eskelinen, A; Frei, ER; Grau, O; Grogan, P; Hallinger, M; Heijman, MMPD; Hermanutz, L; Hudson, JMG; Hulber, K; Iturrate-Garcia, M; Iversen, CM; Jaroszynska, Francesca Orinda Holl; Johnstone, JF; Kaarlejärvi, E; Kulonen, A; Lamarque, LJ; Lévesque, E; Little, CJ; Michelsen, A; Milbau, A; Nabe-Nielsen, J; Nielsen, SS; Ninot, JM; Oberbauer, SF; Olofsson, J; Onipchenko, VG; Petraglia, A; Rumpf, SB; Semenchuk, Philipp; Soudzilovskaia, NA; Spasojevic, MJ; Speed, James David Mervyn; Tape, KD; Te Beest, M; Tomaselli, M; Trant, A; Treier, UA; Venn, S; Vowles, T; Weijers, S; Zamin, T; Atkin, OK; Bahn, M; Blonder, B; Campetella, G; Cerabolini, BEL; Chapin III, FS; Dainese, M; de Vries, FT; Díaz, S; Green, W; Jackson, R; Manning, P; Niinemets, Ü; Ozinga, WA; Penuelas, J; Reich, PB; Schamp, B; Sheremetev, S; van Bodegom, Peter Michiel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...
    • Trophic interactions and abiotic factors drive functional and phylogenetic structure of vertebrate herbivore communities across the Arctic tundra biome 

      Speed, James David Mervyn; Skjelbred, Ina Åsnes; Barrio, Isabel C.; Martin, Michael David; Berteaux, Dominique; Bueno, Guillermo; Christie, Katie; Forbes, Bruce C.; Forbey, Jennifer; Fortin, Daniel; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Hoset, Katrine Skamfer; Lecomte, Nicolas; Marteinsdottir, Bryndis; Mosbacher, Jesper Bruun; Pedersen, Åshild Ø.; Ravolainen, Virve; Rees, Eileen C.; Skarin, Anna; Sokolova, Natalya; Thornhill, Andrew H; Tombre, Ingunn; Soininen, Eeva M (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Communities are assembled from species that evolve or colonise a given geographic region, and persist in the face of abiotic conditions and interactions with other species. The evolutionary and colonisation histories of ...
    • Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome 

      Bjorkman, Anne D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Normand, Signe; Thomas, Haydn J.D.; Alatalo, Juha M.; Alexander, Heather; Anadon-Rosell, Alba; Angers-Blondin, Sandra; Bai, Yang; Baruah, Gaurav; te Beest, Mariska; Berner, Logan; Björk, Robert G.; Blok, Daan; Bruelheide, Helge; Buchwal, Agata; Buras, Allan; Carbognani, Michele; Christie, Katherine; Collier, Laura Siegwart; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Cornelissen, J. Hans C.; Dickinson, Katharine J.M.; Dullinger, Stefan; Elberling, Bo; Eskelinen, Anu; Forbes, Bruce C.; Frei, Esther R.; Iturrate-Garcia, Maitane; Good, Megan K.; Grau, Oriol; Green, Peter; Greve, Michelle; Grogan, Paul; Haider, Sylvia; Hájek, Tomáš; Hallinger, Martin; Happonen, Konsta; Harper, Karen A.; Heijmans, Monicque M.P.D.; Henry, Gregory H.R.; Hermanutz, Luise; Hewitt, Rebecca E.; Hollister, Robert D.; Hudson, James; Hülber, Karl; Iversen, Colleen M.; Jaroszynska, Francesca; Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Johnstone, Jill; Jørgensen, Rasmus Halfdan; Kaarlejärvi, Elina; Klady, Rebecca; Klimešová, Jitka; Korsten, Annika; Kuleza, Sara; Kulonen, Aino; Lamarque, Laurent J.; Lantz, Trevor; Lavalle, Amanda; Lembrechts, Jonas J.; Lévesque, Esther; Little, Chelsea J.; Luoto, Miska; Macek, Petr; Mack, Michelle C.; Mathakutha, Rabia; Michelsen, Anders; Milbau, Ann; Molau, Ulf; Morgan, John W.; Mörsdorf, Martin Alfons; Nabe-Nielsen, Jacob; Nielsen, Sigrid Schøler; Ninot, Josep M.; Oberbauer, Steven F.; Olofsson, Johan; Onipchenko, Vladimir G.; Petraglia, Alessandro; Pickering, Catherine; Prevéy, Janet S.; Rixen, Christian; Rumpf, Sabine Bettina; Schaepman-Strub, Gabriela; Semenchuk, Philipp; Shetti, Rohan; Soudzilovskaia, Nadejda A.; Spasojevic, Marko J.; Speed, James David Mervyn; Street, Lorna E.; Suding, Katharine; Tape, Ken D.; Tomaselli, Marcello; Trant, Andrew; Treier, Urs A.; Tremblay, Jean-Pierre; Tremblay, Maxime; Venn, Susanna; Virkkala, Anna-Maria; Vowles, Tage; Weijers, Stef; Wilmking, Martin; Wipf, Sonja; Zamin, Tara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Motivation The Tundra Trait Team (TTT) database includes field‐based measurements of key traits related to plant form and function at multiple sites across the tundra biome. This dataset can be used to address theoretical ...
    • What are the impacts of reindeer/caribou (Rangifer tarandus L.) on arctic and alpine vegetation? A systematic review 

      Bernes, Claes; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Forbes, Bruce C.; Speed, James David Mervyn; Moen, Jon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Background:The reindeer (or caribou,Rangifer tarandusL.) has a natural range extending over much of Eurasia’s and North America’s arctic, alpine and boreal zones, yet its impact on vegetation is still unclear. This lack ...