• Back to Africa: monitoring post-hydropower restoration to facilitate reintroduction of an extinct-in-the-wild amphibian 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Ndangalasi, Henry J.; Taplin, James; Mbago, Frank; Lovett, Jon C. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-08-11)
      Monitoring of the ecological efficiency of different restoration and mitigation measures is important to inform decision-making but can be challenging, especially in remote and low-resource settings. Species composition ...
    • Buffering effects of soil seed banks on plant community composition in response to land use and climate. 

      Plue, Jan; Van Calster, Hans; Auestad, Inger; Basto, Sofia; Bekker, Renee M.; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Chevalier, Richard; Decocq, Guillaume; Grandin, Ulf; Hermy, Martin; Jacquemyn, Hans; Jakobsson, Anna; Jankowska‐Błaszczuk, Małgorzata; Kalamees, Rein; Koch, Marcus A.; Marrs, Rob H.; Marteinsdóttir, Bryndís; Milberg, Per; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Pakeman, Robin J.; Phoenix, Gareth K.; Thompson, Ken; Vandvik, Vigdis; Wagner, Markus; Auffret, Alistair G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aim: Climate and land use are key determinants of biodiversity, with past and ongoing changes posing serious threats to global ecosystems. Unlike most other organism groups, plant species can possess dormant life‐history ...
    • Changing contributions of stochastic and deterministic processes in community assembly over a successional gradient 

      Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Kapfer, Jutta; Aarrestad, Per Arild; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Vandvik, Vigdis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Successional dynamics in plant community assembly may result from both deterministic and stochastic ecological processes. The relative importance of different ecological processes is expected to vary over the successional ...
    • The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project 

      Hudson, Lawrence N.; Newbold, Tim; Contu, Sara; Hill, Samantha L. L.; Lysenko, Igor; De Palma, Adriana; Phillips, Helen R. P.; Alhusseini, Tamera I.; Bedford, Felicity E.; Bennett, Dominic J.; Booth, Hollie; Burton, Victoria J.; Chng, Charlotte W. T.; Choimes, Argyrios; Correia, David L. P.; Day, Julie; Echeverría-Londoño, Susy; Emerson, Susan R.; Gao, Di; Garon, Morgan; Harrison, Michelle L. K.; Ingram, Daniel J.; Jung, Martin; Kemp, Victoria; Kirkpatrick, Lucinda; Martin, Callum D.; Pan, Yuan; Pask-Hale, Gwilym D.; Pynegar, Edwin L.; Robinson, Alexandra N.; Sanchez-Ortiz, Katia; Senior, Rebecca A.; Simmons, Benno I.; White, Hannah J.; Zhang, Hanbin; Aben, Job; Abrahamczyk, Stefan; Adum, Gilbert B.; Aguilar-Barquero, Virginia; Aizen, Marcelo A.; Albertos, Belén; Alcala, A. L.; Alguacil, Maria del Mar; Alignier, Audrey; Ancrenaz, Marc; Andersen, Alan N.; Arbeláez-Cortés, Enrique; Armbrecht, Inge; Arroyo-Rodriguez, Victor; Aumann, Tom; Axmacher, Jan C.; Azhar, Badrul; Azpiroz, Adrián B.; Baeten, Lander; Bakayoko, Adama; Báldi, András; Banks, John E.; Baral, Sharad K.; Barlow, Jos; Barratt, Barbara I. P.; Barrico, Lurdes; Bartolommei, Paola; Barton, Diane M.; Basset, Yves; Batáry, Péter; Bates, Adam J.; Baur, Bruno; Bayne, Erin M.; Beja, Pedro; Benedick, Suzan; Berg, Åke; Bernard, Henry; Berry, Nicholas J.; Bhatt, Dinesh; Bicknell, Jake E.; Bihn, Jochen H.; Blake, Robin J.; Bobo, Kadiri S.; Bóçon, Roberto; Boekhout, Teun; Böhning-Gaese, Katrin; Bonham, Kevin J.; Borges, Paulo A. V.; Borges, Sérgio H.; Boutin, Celine; Henden, John-André; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Sheil, Douglas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-01)
      The PREDICTS project—Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (www.predicts.org.uk)—has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representative database of comparable samples ...
    • Diversified Farming Systems: Impacts and Adaptive Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States, Norway and China 

      Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Wiig, Heidi; McNeal, Kathryn; Wang, Sally; Zu, Sebrina; Cao, Ren; Fürst, Kathinka; Marsh, Robin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      The COVID-19 pandemic fully exposed the vulnerability of the global agri-food system to shocks and stresses, highlighting the need for transformation and action to make it more resilient and inclusive. This paper offers a ...
    • Do composition and richness of woody plants vary between gaps and closed canopy patches in subtropical forests? 

      Sharma, Lila Nath; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Vetaas, Ole Reidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Questions: Do composition and richness of woody plants differ between gaps and closed canopy in subtropical forests, and does this difference vary across life stages of tree species? Is tree species richness in gaps a ...
    • Effects of Management on Heathland Vegetation in Western Norway 

      Måren, Inger Elisabeth (Doctoral thesis, 2009-03-31)
      Aims: This synthesis of studies examines the effects of anthropogenic disturbance regimes; the traditional management practices of livestock grazing and prescribed burning, on vegetation and seed banks in coastal heathlands ...
    • Facing north or south: Does slope aspect impact forest stand characteristics and soil properties in a semiarid trans-Himalayan valley? 

      Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Karki, Sikha; Prajapati, Chanda; Yadav, Ram Kailash; Shrestha, Bharat Babu (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-10)
      An understanding of the differences in vegetation and soil characteristics between slope aspects in high altitude semiarid environments is fundamentally important for efficient management of these semi-natural systems; ...
    • From jhum to broom: Agricultural land-use change and food security implications on the Meghalaya Plateau, India 

      Behera, Rabi Narayan; Nayak, Debendra Kumar; Andersen, Peter; Måren, Inger Elisabeth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02)
      Human population growth in the developing world drives land-use changes, impacting food security. In India, the dramatic change in demographic dynamics over the past century has reduced traditional agricultural land-use ...
    • How can we enhance self-motivation in students taking non-mandatory courses? 

      Måren, Inger Elisabeth (UPED-skrift, Working paper, 2019)
      As a teacher, I am expected to engage in an interactive teaching style, engaging the students in varied learning activities, including class discussion facilitated by the use of the white board, group reflections, step-wise ...
    • Integration matters: Combining socio-cultural and biophysical methods for mapping ecosystem service bundles 

      Cusens, Jarrod; Donnellan Barraclough, Alicia May; Måren, Inger Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Ecosystem services (ESs) play an important role in sustainable landscape management. People value ESs in diverse ways encompassing social and ecological domains and we need to bring these different values together. We used ...
    • Life after fire: smoke and ash as germination cues in ericads, herbs and graminoids of northern heathlands 

      Bargmann, Tessa; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Vandvik, Vigdis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-02)
      Question: What is the impact of the fire cues smoke and ash on seed germination of important functional groups in the heathland system, namely ericads, herbs and graminoids? We predict that if germination from heathland ...
    • Lost in Translation? Multiple Discursive Strategies and the Interpretation of Sustainability in the Norwegian Salmon Farming Industry 

      Aarset, Bernt; Carson, Siri Granum; Wiig, Heidi; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Marks, Jessica (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-04)
      The term ‘sustainability’ is vague and open to interpretation. In this paper we analyze how firms use the term in an effort to make the concept their own, and how it becomes a premise for further decisions, by applying a ...
    • Management-driven evolution in a domesticated ecosystem 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Töpper, Joachim Paul; Cook, Zoë; Daws, Matthew I.; Heegaard, Einar; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Velle, Liv Guri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-12)
      Millennia of human land-use have resulted in the widespread occurrence of what have been coined ‘domesticated ecosystems’. The anthropogenic imprints on diversity, composition, structure and functioning of such systems are ...
    • Managing biodiversity: Impacts of Legal Protection in Mountain Forests of the Himalayas 

      Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Sharma, Lila Nath (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-04)
      Legal protection has been used as means of conserving forests and associated biodiversity in many regions of the world since the eighteenth century. However, most forests in the global south, even those within protected ...
    • Mapping stakeholder networks for the co-production of multiple ecosystem services: A novel mixed-methods approach 

      Barraclough, Alicia May Donnellan; Cusens, Jarrod; Måren, Inger Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Governance of ecosystem services (ES) requires an understanding of the complex dynamics of collaboration (and contestation) of multiple stakeholders and multiple ES. However, many studies consider only a few ES or stakeholder ...
    • More warm-adapted species in soil seed banks than in herb layer plant communities across Europe 

      Auffret, Alistair G.; Vangansbeke, Pieter; De Frenne, Pieter; Auestad, Inger; Basto, Sofia; Grandin, Ulf; Jacquemyn, Hans; Jakobsson, Anna; Kalamees, Rein; Koch, Marcus A.; Marrs, Rob; Marteinsdottir, Bryndis; Wagner, Markus; Bekker, Renee M.; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Decocq, Guillaume; Hermy, Martin; Jankowska-Błaszczuk, Małgorzata; Milberg, Per; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Pakeman, Robin J.; Phoenix, Gareth K.; Thompson, Ken; Van Calster, Hans; Vandvik, Vigdis; Plue, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Responses to climate change have often been found to lag behind the rate of warming that has occurred. In addition to dispersal limitation potentially restricting spread at leading range margins, the persistence of species ...
    • Participatory mapping reveals biocultural and nature values in the shared landscape of a Nordic UNESCO Biosphere Reserve 

      Cusens, Jarrod; Barraclough, Alicia May Donnellan; Måren, Inger Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Making the right decisions for sustainable development requires sound knowledge of the values and spatial distribution of the services co-produced by ecosystems and people. UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere programme and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Seeing the wood for the trees: Carbon storage and conservation in temperate forests of the Himalayas 

      Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Sharma, Lila Nath (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Forests have a prominent role to play in the success of the UN’s Agenda 2030, thus actions to halt deforestation are high on the international sustainability agenda. As humans are altering the composition and extent of ...