• Alien plants, animals, fungi and algae in Norway:an inventory of neobiota 

      Sandvik, Hanno; Dolmen, Dag; Elven, Reidar; Falkenhaug, Tone; Forsgren, Elisabet; Hansen, Haakon; Hassel, Kristian; Husa, Vivian; Kjærstad, Gaute; Ødegaard, Frode; Pedersen, Hans Christian; Solheim, Halvor; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Åsen, Per Arvid; Åström, Sandra Charlotte Helene; Brandrud, Tor Erik; Elven, Hallvard; Endrestøl, Anders; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Fredriksen, Stein; Gammelmo, Øivind; Gjershaug, Jan Ove; Gulliksen, Bjørn; Hamnes, Inger Sofie; Hatteland, Bjørn Arild; Hegre, Hanne; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Jelmert, Anders; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Karlsbakk, Egil; Magnusson, Christer; Nedreaas, Kjell Harald; Nordén, Björn; Oug, Eivind; Pedersen, Oddvar; Pedersen, Per Anker; Sjøtun, Kjersti; Skei, Jon Kristian; Solstad, Heidi; Sundheim, Leif; Swenson, Jon; Syvertsen, Per Ole; Talgø, Venche; Vandvik, Vigdis; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Wienerroither, Rupert; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Hilmo, Olga; Henriksen, Snorre; Gederaas, Lisbeth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08-03)
      We present the results of an inventory and status assessment of alien species in Norway. The inventory covered all known multicellular neobiota, 2496 in total, 1039 of which were classified as naturalised. The latter ...
    • Alien species in Norway: Results from quantitative ecological impact assessments 

      Sandvik, Hanno; Hilmo, Olga; Henriksen, Snorre; Elven, Reidar; Åsen, Per Arvid; Hegre, Hanne; Pedersen, Oddvar; Pedersen, Per Anker; Solstad, Heidi; Vandvik, Vigdis; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Ødegaard, Frode; Åström, Sandra Charlotte Helene; Elven, Hallvard; Endrestøl, Anders; Gammelmo, Øivind; Hatteland, Bjørn Arild; Solheim, Halvor; Nordén, Björn; Sundheim, Leif; Talgø, Venche; Falkenhaug, Tone; Gulliksen, Bjørn; Jelmert, Anders; Oug, Eivind; Sundet, Jan Henry; Forsgren, Elisabet; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Nedreaas, Kjell Harald; Wienerroither, Rupert; Husa, Vivian; Fredriksen, Stein; Sjøtun, Kjersti; Steen, Henning; Hansen, Haakon; Hamnes, Inger Sofie; Karlsbakk, Egil; Magnusson, Christer; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Pedersen, Hans Christian; Swenson, Jon; Syvertsen, Per Ole; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Gjershaug, Jan Ove; Dolmen, Dag; Kjærstad, Gaute; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Hassel, Kristian; Gederaas, Lisbeth (Journal article, 2020)
      1. Due to globalisation, trade and transport, the spread of alien species is increasing dramatically. Some alien species become ecologically harmful by threatening native biota. This can lead to irreversible changes in ...
    • Assessing sampling coverage of species distribution in biodiversity databases 

      Sporbert, Maria; Bruelheide, Helge; Seidler, Gunnar; Keil, Petr; Jandt, Ute; Austrheim, Gunnar; Biurrun, Idoia; Campos, Juan Antonio; Čarni, Andraž; Chytrý, Milan; Csiky, János; De Bie, Els; Dengler, Jürgen; Golub, Valentin; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Indreica, Adrian; Jansen, Florian; Jiroušek, Martin; Lenoir, Jonathan; Luoto, Miska; Marcenó, Corrado; Moeslund, Jesper Erenskjold; Pérez-Haase, Aaron; Rūsiņa, Solvita; Vandvik, Vigdis; Vassilev, Kiril; Welk, Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Aim: Biodiversity databases are valuable resources for understanding plant species distributions and dynamics, but they may insufficiently represent the actual geographic distribution and climatic niches of species. Here ...
    • 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 ...
    • bioCEED Survey 2015 

      Hole, Torstein Nielsen; Jeno, Lucas Matias; Holtermann, Kristin; Raaheim, Arild; Velle, Gaute; Simonelli, Anne Laure; Vandvik, Vigdis (Research report, 2016-04)
      The bioCEED Survey 2015 is a baseline study of major tertiary-level biology education in Norway. The survey addresses themes such as learning in practice, transferable skills, motivation, laboratory and field learning, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Conditions favouring hard seededness as a dispersal and predator escape strategy 

      Paulsen, Torbjørn Rage; Högstedt, Göran; Ken, Thompson; Vandvik, Vigdis; Eliassen, Sigrunn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09-16)
      1. The water-impermeable seed coat of ‘hard’ seeds is commonly considered a dormancy trait. Seed smell is, however, strongly correlated with seed water content, and hard seeds are therefore olfactionally cryptic ...
    • The crypsis hypothesis explained: a reply to Jayasuriya et al. (2015) 

      Paulsen, Torbjørn Rage; Colville, Louise; Daws, Matthew I.; Eliassen, Sigrunn; Högstedt, Göran; Kranner, Ilse; Thompson, Ken; Vandvik, Vigdis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-08-18)
      In imbibing seeds, resumption of metabolism leads to the unavoidable release of volatile by-products that are perceived as cues by rodent seed predators. The crypsis hypothesis proposes that the primary function of a ...
    • Dispersal limitations matter for microbial morphospecies 

      Telford, Richard J.; Vandvik, Vigdis; Birks, Harry John Betteley (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2006)
      In contrast with macroorganisms, whose geographical ranges are typically restricted, many microbial species appear to have cosmopolitan distributions. This observation has been explained as a consequence of ubiquitous ...
    • Distinguishing the roles of dispersal in diversity maintenance and in diversity limitation 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Goldberg, Deborah E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2005-07)
      In recent years, a considerable research effort has gone into studying how dispersal might affect the diversity of local communities. While this general topic has received attention from theoretical and empirical ecologists ...
    • Editorial: Responses to climate change in the cold biomes 

      De Boeck, Hans J.; Hiltbrunner, Erika; Jentsch, Anke; Vandvik, Vigdis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03-28)
    • 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, 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 ...
    • Gender gaps in the performance of Norwegian biology students: the roles of test anxiety and science confidence 

      Cotner, Sehoya Harris; Jeno, Lucas Matias; Walker, J. D; Jørgensen, Christian; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: Understanding student motivational factors such as test anxiety and science confidence is important for increasing retention in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), especially for underrepresented ...
    • Genetic differentiation and plasticity interact along temperature and precipitation gradients to determine plant performance under climate change 

      Münzbergová, Zuzana; Hadincová, Věroslava; Skálová, Hana; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article, 2017-09)
      1. Understanding species' abilities to cope with changing climate is a key prerequisite for predicting the future fates of species and ecosystems. Despite considerable research on species responses to changing climate, ...
    • Germination ecology of the clonal grassland herb Knautia arvensis: Regeneration strategy and geographic variation. 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Vange, Vibekke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2003)
      We investigated germination responses and seed recruitment in the clonal grassland herb Knautia arvensis (Dipsacaceae) throughout the species’ distributional range in Norway. Four predicted relationships between germination ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...