Browsing Department of Biology by Subject "Disturbance"
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(Opulus Press, 2002)Four classes of functional and morphological plant traits (FMT) – established strategies (the CSR scheme sensu Grime 1979), life-forms (sensu Raunkiaer 1934), morphology, and regenerative strategies – are used as tools for ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
(The University of Bergen, 2002-06-04)In this thesis I examine community patterns and the effects of disturbances on these patterns within successional subalpine grasslands at summer farms in Norway. On a broad scale, I investigate how environment, land-use ...Doctoral thesis
Sources of Diversity in a Grassland Metacommunity: Quantifying the Contribution of Dispersal to Species Richness (Published for the American Society of Naturalists by the University of Chicago Press, 2006)Metacommunity theory suggests a potentially important role for dispersal in diversity maintenance at local, as well as regional, scales. In addition, propagule addition experiments have shown that dispersal often limits ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Treeline and vegetation dynamics in response to environmental changes in Nepal, the central Himalaya (The University of Bergen, 2013-05-31)Aims: To describe and evaluate patterns of vegetation response to ongoing environmental changes across climate-limited (alpine treeline ecotone) and humanmodified (temperate Himalayan oak forests) ecosystems in Nepal, ...Doctoral thesis