• Biotic rescaling reveals importance of species interactions for variation in biodiversity responses to climate change 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Skarpaas, Olav; Klanderud, Kari; Telford, Richard J.; Halbritter, Aud Helen; Goldberg, Deborah E (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Generality in understanding biodiversity responses to climate change has been hampered by substantial variation in the rates and even directions of response to a given change in climate. We propose that such context ...
    • Can bryophyte groups increase functional resolution in tundra ecosystems? 

      Lett, Signe; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala; Becker-Scarpitta, Antoine; Christiansen, Casper T.; During, Heinjo; Ekelund, Flemming; Henry, Greg H.R.; Lang, Simone; Michelsen, Anders; Rousk, Kathrin; Alatalo, Juha; Betway, Katlyn Rose; Busca, Sara; Callaghan, Terry; Carbognani, Michele; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Cornelissen, J. Hans C.; Dorrepaal, Ellen; Egelkraut, Dagmar Dorothea; Elumeeva, Tatiana G.; Haugum, Siri Vatsø; Hollister, Robert D.; Jägerbrand, Annika K.; Keuper, Frida; Klanderud, Kari; Lévesque, Esther; Liu, Xin; May, Jeremy L.; Michel, Pascale; Mörsdorf, Martin; Petraglia, Alessandro; Rixen, Christian; Robroek, Bjorn J.M.; Rzepczynska, Agnieszka M.; Soudzilovskaia, Nadejda A.; Tolvanen, Anne; Vandvik, Vigdis; Volkov, Igor; Volkova, Irina; van Zuijlen, Kristel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The relative contribution of bryophytes to plant diversity, primary productivity, and ecosystem functioning increases towards colder climates. Bryophytes respond to environmental changes at the species level, but because ...
    • Experimental warming differentially affects vegetative and reproductive phenology of tundra plants 

      Collins, Courtney G.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Hollister, Robert D.; Henry, Greg H. R.; Clark, Karin; Bjorkman, Anne D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Prevéy, Janet S.; Ashton, Isabel W.; Assmann, Jakob J.; Alatalo, Juha M.; Carbognani, Michele; Chisholm, Chelsea L.; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Forrester, Chiara; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala; Klanderud, Kari; Kopp, Christopher W.; Livensperger, Carolyn; Mauritz, Marguerite; May, Jeremy L.; Molau, Ulf; Oberbauer, Steven F.; Ogburn, Emily; Panchen, Zoe A.; Petraglia, Alessandro; Post, Eric; Rixen, Christian; Rodenhizer, Heidi; Schuur, Edward A.G.; Semenchuk, Philipp; Smith, Jane G.; Steltzer, Heidi; Totland, Ørjan; Walker, Marilyn D.; Welker, Jeffrey M.; Suding, Katharine N. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Rapid climate warming is altering Arctic and alpine tundra ecosystem structure and function, including shifts in plant phenology. While the advancement of green up and flowering are well-documented, it remains unclear ...
    • Functional traits, not productivity, predict alpine plant community openness to seedling recruitment under climatic warming 

      Meineri, Eric Pierre F; Klanderud, Kari; Guittar, John; Goldberg, Deborah E; Vandvik, Vigdis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Understanding the degree to which plant communities are open to seedling recruitment is key to predicting how they will be impacted by climate change. We experimentally assessed whether communities assembled under colder ...
    • Identifying the driving factors behind observed elevational range shifts on European mountains 

      Grytnes, John-Arvid; Kapfer, Jutta; Jurasinski, Gerald; Birks, Hilary H.; Henriksen, Hanne; Klanderud, Kari; Odland, Arvid; Ohlson, Mikael; Wipf, Sonja; Birks, Harry John Betteley (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-04-13)
      Aim In recent decades species ranges have shifted upwards in elevation and northwards in latitude. These shifts are commonly interpreted as a response to recent climate warming. However, several alternative hypotheses have ...
    • The importance of Biotic vs. Abiotic drivers of local plant community composition along regional bioclimatic gradients 

      Klanderud, Kari; Vandvik, Vigdis; Goldberg, Deborah (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-06-19)
      We assessed if the relative importance of biotic and abiotic factors for plant community composition differs along environmental gradients and between functional groups, and asked which implications this may have in a ...
    • Macroecological context predicts species' responses to climate warming 

      Lynn, Joshua Scott; Klanderud, Kari; Telford, Richard James; Goldberg, Deborah E.; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Context-dependencies in species' responses to the same climate change frustrate attempts to generalize and make predictions based on experimental and observational approaches in biodiversity science. Here, we propose ...
    • Multiscale mapping of plant functional groups and plant traits in the High Arctic using field spectroscopy, UAV imagery and Sentinel-2A data 

      Thomson, Eleanor R.; Spiegel, Marcus P.; Althuizen, Inge; Bass, Polly; Chen, Shuli; Chmurzynski, Adam; Rechsteiner, Aud Helen Halbritter; Henn, Jonathan J.; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg S.; Klanderud, Kari; Li, Yaoqi; Maitner, Brian S.; Michaletz, Sean T.; Niittynen, Pekka; Roos, Ruben Erik; Telford, Richard James; Enquist, Brian J.; Vandvik, Vigdis; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Malhi, Yadvinder (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, leading to rapid changes in species composition and plant functional trait variation. Landscape-level maps of vegetation composition and trait distributions ...
    • Ontogenetic niche shifts in a locally endangered tree species (Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata) in a disturbed forest in Northern Ethiopia: Implications for conservation 

      Wegasie, Mekdes Ourge; Klanderud, Kari; Totland, Ørjan; Eldegard, Katrine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Understanding the responses of different ontogenetic stages to environmental and human disturbance factors is essential for developing efficient conservation strategies for endangered plant species. We examined how three ...
    • 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 ...
    • Quantifying the roles of seed dispersal, filtering, and climate on regional patterns of grassland biodiversity 

      Guittar, John; Goldberg, Deborah; Klanderud, Kari; Berge, Astrid; Ramírez Boixaderas, Marta; Meineri, Eric; Töpper, Joachim; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Seed dispersal and local filtering interactively govern community membership and scale up to shape regional vegetation patterns, but data revealing how and why particular species are excluded from specific communities in ...
    • Recent increases in species richness and shifts in altitudinal distributions of Norwegian mountain plants 

      Klanderud, Kari; Birks, Harry John Betteley (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2003)
      Opportunities for observing long-term changes in natural biota are rare. Observations on the distribution and frequency of vascular plants were performed on 23 mountains situated along a west–east gradient in Jotunhei men, ...
    • Seed banks are biodiversity reservoirs: species–area relationships above versus below ground 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Klanderud, Kari; Meineri, Eric Pierre F; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Töpper, Joachim Paul (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05-26)
      Soil seed banks offer plants the possibility to disperse through time. This has implications for population and community dynamics, as recognised by ecological and evolutionary theory. In contrast, the conservation and ...
    • Temperature, precipitation and biotic interactions as determinants of tree seedling recruitment across the tree line ecotone 

      Tingstad, Lise; Olsen, Siri Lie; Klanderud, Kari; Vandvik, Vigdis; Ohlson, Mikael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-10)
      Seedling recruitment is a critical life history stage for trees, and successful recruitment is tightly linked to both abiotic factors and biotic interactions. In order to better understand how tree species’ distributions ...
    • Vital rates in early life history underlie shifts in biotic interactions along bioclimatic gradients: An experimental test of the Stress Gradient Hypothesis 

      Klanderud, Kari; Meineri, Eric Pierre F; Goldberg, Deborah E.; Michel, Pascale; Berge, Astrid; Guittar, John L.; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Question The Stress Gradient Hypothesis (SGH) predicts that competition and facilitation shift along stress gradients. We ask if the underlying mechanisms operate at specific points in plant life history, and if patterns ...