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Albrich, K., Thom, D., Rammer, W. & Seidl, R. (2021) The long way back: Development of Central European mountain forests towards old-growth conditions after cessation of management. Journal of Vegetation Science.

Thom, D. & Seidl, R. (2021) Accelerating mountain forest dynamics in the Alps. Ecosystems.

Senf, C., Sebald, J., & Seidl, R. (2021) Increases in canopy mortality and their impact on the demographic structure of Europe’s forests. One Earth, 4, 1-7.

Senf, C. & Seidl, R. (2021) Storm and fire disturbance in Europe: Distribution and trends. Global Change Biology, 27, 3605-3619.

Sebald, J., Senf, C. & Seidl, R. (2021) Human or natural? Landscape context improves the attribution of forest disturbances mapped from Landsat in Central Europe. Remote Sensing of Environment, 262, 112502.

Palahí, M., Valbuena, R., Senf, C., Acil N., Pugh T. A. M., Sadler J., Seidl R., Potapov P., Gardiner B., Hetemäki L., Chirici G., Francini S., Hlásny T., Lerink B. J. W., Olsson H., Olabarria J. R. G., Ascoli D., Asikainen A., Bauhus J., Berndes G., Donis J., Fridman J., Hanewinkel M., Jactel H., Lindner M., Marchetti M., Marušák R., Sheil D., Tomé M., Trasobares A., Verkerk P. J., Korhonen M. & Nabuurs G.J. (2021) Concerns about reported harvested area and biomass loss in European forests. Nature, 592, E15-17.

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Eberle, J., Husemann, M., Doerfler, I., Ulrich, W., Müller, J., Brin, A., Georgiev, K., Gil, R., Gossner, M.M., Heilmann-Clausen, J., Isaccson, G., Krištín, A., Lachat, T., Larrieu, L., Schmidl, J., Seibold, S., Vandekerkhove, K., Winter, M.-B. & Habel, J.C. (2021) Molecular biogeography of the fungus-dwelling saproxylic beetle Bolitophagus reticulatus indicates rapid expansion from glacial refugia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, blab037.

Habel, J.C., Koc, E., Gerstmeier, R., Gruppe, A. Seibold, S. & Ulrich, W. (2021) Insect diversity across an afro-tropical forest biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Insect Conservation, 25, 221–228.

Hagge, J., Müller, J., Buse, J., Christensen, R.H.B., Gossner, M.M., Gruppe, A., Seibold, S., Jarzabek-Müller, A., Siitonen, J., Gonçalo Soutinho, J., Sverdrup Thygeson, A., Thorn, S. & Drag, L. (2021) What does a threatened saproxylic beetle look like? Modelling extinction risk using a new morphological trait database. Journal of Animal Ecology.

Leroy, B., Lemme, H., Braumiller, P., Hilmers,T., Jacobs, M., Hochrein, S., Kienlein, S., Müller, J., Pretzsch, H., Stimm, K., Seibold, S., Jaworek, J., Hahn, A., Müller-Kroehling, S. & Weisser, W. (2021) Relative impacts of gypsy moth outbreaks and insecticide treatments on forest resources and ecosystems – an experimental approach. Ecological Solutions and Evidence, 2, e12045.

Leroy, B., Gossner, M.M., Ferrini, G., Seibold, S., Lauer, F., Petercord, R., Eichel, P., Jaworek, J., Weisser, W.W. (2021) Side-effects of insecticides on leaf-miners and gall-inducers depend on species ecological traits and competition with leaf-chewers. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 40, 1171–1187.

Neff, F., Brändle, M., Ambarlı, D., Ammer, C., Bauhus, J., Hölzel, N., Klaus, V.H., Kleinebecker, T., Prati, D., Schall, P., Schäfer, D., Schulze, E.-D., Seibold, S., Simons, N.K., Weisser, W.W., Pellissier, L. & Gossner, M.M. (2021) Changes in plant–herbivore network structure and robustness along land-use intensity gradients in grasslands and forests. Science Advances, 7, eabf3985.

Senf, C., Seidl, R. (2021) Mapping the forest disturbance regimes of Europe. Nature Sustainanbility, 4, 63-70.

Jung, H., Senf, C., Beudert, B., & Krueger, T. (2021) Bayesian hierarchical modelling of nitrate concentration in a forest stream affected by large-scale forest dieback. Water Resources Research, 57, e2020WR027264.

Stritih, A., Senf, C., Seidl, R., Grêt-Regamey, A. & Bebi, P. (2021) The impact of land-use legacies and recent management on natural disturbance susceptibility in mountain forests. Forest Ecology & Management, 484, 118950.

Suzuki, K. F., Kobayashu, Y., Seidl, R., Senf, C., Tatsumi, S., Koide, D., Azuma, W., Higa, M., Koyanagi, T. F., Qian, S., Kusano, Y., Matsubayashi, R., & Mori, A.S. (2021) The potential role of an alien tree species in supporting forest restoration: Lessons from Shiretoko National Park, Japan. Forest Ecology & Management, 493, 119253.

Thom, D., Taylor, A.R., Seidl, R., Thuiller, W., Wang, J., Robideau, M., Keeton, W.S. (2021): Forest structure, not climate drives functional diversity in northeastern North America. Science of the Total Environment. 762, 143070.

Knoke, T., Gosling, E., Thom, D., Chreptun, C., Rammig, A., Seidl, R. (2021): Economic losses from natural disturbances in Norway spruce forests – A quantification using Monte-Carlo simulations. Ecological Economics, 185, 107046.

Simons, N. K., Felipe-Lucia, M. R., Schall, P., Ammer, C., Bauhus, J., Blüthgen, N., Boch, S., Buscot, F., Fischer, M., Goldmann, K., Gossner, M. M., Hänsel, F., Jung, K., Manning, P., Nauss, T., Oelmann, Y., Pena, R., Polle, A., Renner, S. C., Schloter, M., Schöning, I., Schulze. E.-D., Solly, E.F., Sorkau, E., Stempfhuber, B., Wubet, T., Müller, J., Seibold, S. & Weisser, W.W. (2021) Forest inventories capture the multifunctionality of managed forests. Forest Ecosystems, 8, 5.

Bae, S., Heidrich, L., Levick, S. R., Gossner, M. M., Seibold, S., Weisser, W. W., Magdon, P., Serebryanyk, A., Bässler, C., Schäfer, D., Schulze, E.-D., Doerfler, I., Müller, J., Jung, K., Heurich, M., Fischer, M., Roth, N., Schall, P., Boch, S., Müller, J. (2021). Dispersal ability, trophic position and body size mediate species turnover processes: Insights from a multi-taxa and multi-scale approach. Diversity and Distributions, 27, 439–453.

Honkaniemi, J., Rammer, W., & Seidl, R. (2021). From mycelia to mastodons – a general approach for simulating biotic disturbances in forest ecosystems. Environmental Modelling & Software, 138, 104977.

Irauschek, F., Barka, I., Bugmann, H., Courbaud, B., Elkin, C., Hlásny, T., Klopcic, M., Mina, M., Rammer, W., & Lexer, M. J. (2021). Evaluating five forest models using multi-decadal inventory data from mountain forests. Ecological Modelling, 445, 109493.

Braziunas, K. H., Seidl, R., Rammer, W., & Turner, M. G. (2021). Can we manage a future with more fire? Effectiveness of defensible space treatment depends on housing amount and configuration. Landscape Ecology, 36, 309–330.

Kortmann, M., Müller, J.C., Baier, R., Bässler, C., Buse, J., Cholewinska, O., Förschler, M.I., Georgiev, K.B., Hilszczanski, J., Jaroszewicz, B., Jaworski, T., Kaufmann, S., Kuijper, D., Lorz, J., Lotz, A., Lubek, A., Mayer, M., Mayerhofer, S., Meyer, S., Moriniere, J., Popa, F., Reith, H., Roth, N., Seibold, S., Seidl, R., Stengel, E., Wolski, G.J., Thorn, S. (2021) Ecology versus society: Impacts of bark beetle infestations on biodiversity and restorativeness in protected areas of Central Europe. Biological Conservation, 254, 108931.

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Sommerfeld, A., Rammer, W., Heurich, M., Hilmers, T., Müller, J., & Seidl, R. (2021). Do bark beetle outbreaks amplify or dampen future bark beetle disturbances in Central Europe? Journal of Ecology, 109, 737-749.


Ambarlı, D., Simons, N.K., Wehner, K., Kämper, W., Gossner, M.M., Nauss, T., Neff, F., Seibold, S., Weisser, W., & Blüthgen, N. (2020) Animal-Mediated Ecosystem Process Rates in Forests and Grasslands are Affected by Climatic Conditions and Land-Use Intensity. Ecosystems, 24, 467–483.

Albrich, K., Rammer, W., Turner, M. G., Ratajczak, Z., Braziunas, K. H., Hansen, W. D., & Seidl, R. (2020). Simulating forest resilience: A review. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 29, 2082–2096.

Doerfler, I., Cadotte, M. W., Weisser, W. W., Müller, J., Gossner, M. M., Heibl, C., Bässler, C., Thorn, S., & Seibold, S. (2020). Restoration-oriented forest management affects community assembly patterns of deadwood-dependent organisms. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57, 2429–2440.

Heidrich, L., Bae, S., Levick, S., et al. (2020) Heterogeneity–diversity relationships differ between and within trophic levels in temperate forests. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 4, 1204–1212.

Malloch, B., Tastumi, S., Seibold, S., Cadotte, M.W., & MacIvor, J.S. (2020) Urbanization and plant invasion alter the structure of litter microarthropod communities. Journal of Animal Ecology, 89, 2496– 2507.

Müller, J., Ulyshen, M., Seibold, S., Cadotte, M., Chao, A., Bässler, C., Vogel, S., Hagge, J., Weiß, I., Baldrian, P., Tláskal, V., & Thorn, S. (2020) Primary determinants of communities in deadwood vary among taxa but are regionally consistent. Oikos, oik.07335.

Oeser, J., Heurich, M., Senf, C., Pflugmacher, D., & Kuemmerle, T. (2020) Satellite-based habitat monitoring reveals long-term dynamics of deer habitat in response to forest disturbances. Ecological Applications, 31, e2269.

Senf, C., Buras, A., Zang, C. S., Rammig, A., & Seidl, R. (2020). Excess forest mortality is consistently linked to drought across Europe. Nature Communications, 11, 6200.

Thorn, S., Seibold, S., Leverkus, A.B., Michler, T., Müller, J., Noss, R.F., Stork, N., Vogel, S., & Lindenmayer, D.B. (2020) The living dead: acknowledging life after tree death to stop forest degradation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 18, 505-512.

Wu, D., Seibold, S., Ruan, Z., Weng, C., & Yu, M. (2020) Island size affects wood decomposition by changing decomposer distribution. Ecography, 44, 456-468.

Coleman, K.J., Perry, E.E., Thom, D., Gladkikh, T.M., Keeton, W.S., Clark, P.W., Tursini, R.E., Wallin, K.F. (2020) The woods around the ivory tower: A systematic review examining the value and relevance of school forests in the United States. Sustainability, 12, 531.

Cosovic, M., Bugalho, M., Thom, D., Borges, J.G. (2020) Stand structure is the most practical biodiversity indicator for forest management planning in Europe. Forests, 11, 343.

Dirnböck, T., Kraus, D., Grote, R., Klatt, S., Kobler, J., Schindlbacher, A., Seidl, R., Thom, D., Kiese, R. (2020) Substantial understory contribution to the C sink of a European temperate mountain forest landscape. Landscape Ecology, 35, 483-499.

Hansen, W. D., Abendroth, D., Rammer, W., Seidl, R., & Turner, M. G. (2020). Can wildland fire management alter 21st‐century subalpine fire and forests in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA? Ecological Applications, 30, 0–3.

Honkaniemi, J., Rammer, W., & Seidl, R. (2020). Norway spruce at the trailing edge: the effect of landscape configuration and composition on climate resilience. Landscape Ecology, 35, 591–606.

Kowalski, K., Senf, C., Hostert, P. and Pflugmacher, D. (2020) Characterizing spring phenology of temperate broadleaf forests using Landsat and Sentinel-2 time series. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 92, 102172.

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Nikinmaa, L., Lindner, M., Cantarello, E., Jump, A.S., Seidl, R., Winkel, G., & Muys, B. (2020). Reviewing the Use of Resilience Concepts in Forest Sciences. Current Forestry Reports 6, 61-80.

Ovaskainen, O., Abrego, N., Somervuo, P., & Palorinne, I. (2020) Monitoring Fungal Communities with the global spore sampling project. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, 511.

Petter, G., Mairota, P., Albrich, K., Bebi, P., Brůna, J., Bugmann, H., Haffenden, A., Scheller, R.M., Schmatz, D.R., Seidl, R., Speich, M., Vacchiano, G., & Lischke, H. (2020). How robust are future projections of forest landscape dynamics? Insights from a systematic comparison of four forest landscape models. Environmental Modelling & Software, 134, 104844.

Scheidl, C., Heiser, M., Kamper, S., Thaler, T., Klebinder, K., Nagl, F., Lechner, V., Markart, G., Rammer, W., & Seidl, R. (2020). The influence of climate change and canopy disturbances on landslide susceptibility in headwater catchments. Science of The Total Environment, 742, 140588.

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Senf, C., Laštovička, J., Okujeni, A., Heurich, M., and van der Linden, S. (2020) A generalized regression-based unmixing model for mapping forest cover fractions throughout three decades of Landsat data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 240, 111691.

Senf, C., Mori, A., Müller, J. and Seidl. R. (2020) The response of canopy height diversity to natural disturbances in two temperate forest landscapes. Landscape Ecology, 35, 2101-2112.

Thom, D., Keeton, W.S. (2020) Disturbance-based silviculture for habitat diversification: effects on forest structure, dynamics, and carbon storage. Forest Ecology and Management. 469, 118132.

Thom, D., Sommerfeld, A., Sebald, J., Hagge, J., Müller, J., Seidl, R. (2020) Effects of disturbance patterns and deadwood on the microclimate in European beech forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 291, 108066.