• From a crisis to an opportunity: Eight insights for doing science in the COVID‐19 era and beyond 

      Chacón-Labella, Julia; Boakye, Mickey; Enquist, Brian J.; Farfan-Rios, William; Gya, Ragnhild; Halbritter Rechsteiner, Aud Helen; Middleton, Sara L.; von Oppen, Jonathan; Pastor-Ploskonka, Samuel; Strydom, Tanya; Vandvik, Vigdis; Geange, Sonya Rita (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The COVID-19 crisis has forced researchers in Ecology to change the way we work almost overnight. Nonetheless, the pandemic has provided us with several novel components for a new way of conducting science. In this perspective ...
    • Functional traits of alpine plant communities show long-term resistance to changing herbivore densities 

      Vuorinen, Katariina Elsa Maria; Austrheim, Gunnar; Mysterud, Atle; Gya, Ragnhild; Vandvik, Vigdis; Grytnes, John Arvid; Speed, James David Mervyn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Herbivores shape vegetation by suppressing certain plant species while benefitting others. By thus modifying plant species functional composition, herbivores affect carbon cycling, albedo, vegetation structure and species' ...
    • The handbook for standardized field and laboratory measurements in terrestrial climate change experiments and observational studies (ClimEx) 

      Halbritter Rechsteiner, Aud Helen; De Boeck, Hans J.; Eycott, Amy Elizabeth; Reinsch, Sabine; Robinson, David A.; Vicca, Sara; Berauer, Bernd; Christiansen, Casper Tai; Estiarte, Marc; Grünzweig, José M.; Gya, Ragnhild; Hansen, Karin; Jentsch, Anke; Lee, Hanna; Linder, Sune; Marshall, John; Peñuelas, Josep; Schmidt, Inger Kappel; Stuart-Haëntjens, Ellen; Wilfahrt, Peter; Vandvik, Vigdis; Abrantes, Nelson; Almagro, María; Althuizen, Inge; Barrio, Isabel C.; te Beest, Mariska; Beier, Claus; Beil, Iilka; Berry, Z. Carter; Birkemoe, Tone; Bjerke, Jarle W.; Blonder, Benjamin; Blume-Werry, Gesche; Bohrer, Gil; Campos, Isabel; Cernusak, Lucas S.; Chojnicki, Bogdan H.; Cosby, Bernhard J.; Dickman, Lee T.; Djukic, Ika; Filella, Iolanda; Fuchslueger, Lucia; Gargallo-Garriga, Albert; Gillespie, Mark Andrew; Goldsmith, Gregory R.; Gough, Christopher; Halliday, Fletcher W.; Hegland, Stein Joar; Hoch, Gunter; Holub, Petr; Jaroszynska, Francesca Orinda Holl; Johnson, Daniel M.; Jones, Scott B.; Kardol, Paul; Keizer, Jan J.; Klem, Karel; Konestabo, Heidi Sjursen; Kreyling, Jürgen; Kröel-Dulay, György; Landhäusser, Simon M.; Larsen, Klaus S.; Leblans, Niki; Lebron, Inma; Lehmann, Marco M.; Lembrechts, Jonas J.; Lenz, Armando; Linstädter, Anja; Llusià, Joan; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Malyshev, Andrey V.; Mänd, Pille; Marshall, Miles; Matheny, Ashley M.; McDowell, Nate; Meier, Ina C.; Meinzer, Frederick C.; Michaletz, Sean T.; Miller, Megan L.; Muffler, Lena; Oravec, Michal; Ostonen, Ivika; Porcar-Castell, Albert; Preece, Catherine; Prentice, Iain C.; Radujković, Dajana; Ravolainen, Virve; Ribbons, Relena; Ruppert, Jan C.; Sack, Lawren; Sardans, Jordi; Schindlbacher, Andreas; Scoffoni, Christine; Sigurdsson, Bjarni D.; Smart, Simon M; Smith, Stuart; Soper, Fiona; Speed, James David Mervyn; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne; Sydenham, Markus A. K.; Taghizadeh-Toosi, Arezoo; Telford, Richard J.; Tielborger, Katja; Töpper, Joachim Paul; Urban, Otmar; van der Ploeg, Martine; Van Langenhove, Leandro; Večeřová, Kristýna; Ven, Arne; Verbruggen, Erik; Vik, Unni; Weigel, Robert; Wohlgemuth, Thomas; Wood, Lauren K.; Zinnert, Julie; Zurba, Kamal (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-05)
      1. Climate change is a world‐wide threat to biodiversity and ecosystem structure, functioning and services. To understand the underlying drivers and mechanisms, and to predict the consequences for nature and people, we ...
    • Next-generation field courses: Integrating Open Science and online learning 

      Geange, Sonya Rita; von Oppen, Jonathan; Strydom, Tanya; Boakye, Mickey; Gauthier, Tasha-Leigh J.; Gya, Ragnhild; Halbritter Rechsteiner, Aud Helen; Jessup, Laura H.; Middleton, Sara L.; Navarro, Jocelyn; Peirfederici, Maria Elisa; Chacón-Labella, Julia; Cotner, Sehoya Harris; Farfan-Rios, William; Maitner, Brian S.; Michaletz, Sean T.; Telford, Richard; Enquist, Brian J.; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      As Open Science practices become more commonplace, there is a need for the next generation of scientists to be well versed in these aspects of scientific research. Yet, many training opportunities for early career researchers ...
    • Plant traits and vegetation data from climate warming experiments along an 1100 m elevation gradient in Gongga Mountains, China 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Halbritter, Aud H.; Yang, Yan; He, Hai; Zhang, Li; Brummer, Alexander B.; Klanderud, Kari; Maitner, Brian S.; Michaletz, Sean T.; Sun, Xiangyang; Telford, Richard J.; Wang, Genxu; Althuizen, Inge H.J.; Henn, Jonathan J.; Erazo Garcia, William Fernando; Gya, Ragnhild; Jaroszynska, Francesca; Joyce, Blake L.; Lehman, Rebecca; Moerland, Michelangelo Sergio; Nesheim-Hauge, Elisabeth; Nordås, Linda Hovde; Peng, Ahui; Ponsac, Claire; Seltzer, Lorah; Steyn, Christien; Sullivan, Megan K.; Tjendra, Jesslyn; Xiao, Yao; Zhao, Xiaoxiang; Enquist, Brian J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Functional trait data enhance climate change research by linking climate change, biodiversity response, and ecosystem functioning, and by enabling comparison between systems sharing few taxa. Across four sites along a ...
    • Pollen-chemistry variations along elevation gradients and their implications for a proxy for UV-B radiation in the plant-fossil record 

      Seddon, Alistair William Robin; Festi, Daniela; Nieuwkerk, Mayke; Gya, Ragnhild; Hamre, Børge; Krüger, Linn Cecilie; Hjortland Östman, Silje Andrea; Robson, T. Matthew (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Research indicates that phenolic compounds (e.g. para-coumaric acid) found within pollen grains may be useful as a proxy to reconstruct the UV-B radiation received at the Earth's surface in the geological past. However, ...
    • The role of intraspecific variability in driving community trait shifts along temperature and precipitation gradients in alpine and boreal semi-natural grasslands 

      Gya, Ragnhild (Master thesis, 2017-12-15)
      Climate projections show that western Norway will experience warmer and wetter conditions in the future. Investigations of trait changes with these climatic gradients can be used to understand the responses of species, ...
    • Taking practical learning in STEM education home: Examples from do‐it‐yourself experiments in plant biology 

      Gya, Ragnhild; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Practical teaching can give authentic learning experiences and teach valuable skills for undergraduate students in the STEM disciplines. One of the main ways of giving students such experiences, laboratory teaching, is met ...