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In this section, you will be able to view all the completed, public SCALES deliverables as well as a listing of scientific publications resulting from the project. Project logo, posters, and leaflets can be downloaded from the Media Centre.

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    Modeling bird species distribution change in fire prone Mediterranean landscapes: incorporating species dispersal and landscape dynamics

    Effect of habitat area and isolation on plant trait distribution in European forests and grasslands

    Conservation planning to zone protected areas under optimal landscape management for bird conservation

    An optimal spatial pre-sampling approach distribution of bird species bases on various scale data

    Grassland diversity under changing productivity and the underlying mechanisms – results of a 10-yr experiment

    Elevation and experimental snowmelt manipulation affect emergence phenology and abundance of soil-hibernating arthropods

    Combined effects of extreme climatic events and elevation on nutritional quality and herbivory rates of alpine plants
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    Species richness and trait composition of butterfly assemblages change along an altitudinal gradient

    Disentangling the effects of land use change, climate and CO2 on European habitat types

    More and more generalists: two decades of changes in the European avifauna
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    Microfragmentation concept explains non-positive environmental heterogeneity–diversity relationships

    Bushes protected tortoises from lethal overheating in arid areas of Morocco

    Decreased Functional Diversity and Biological Pest Control in Conventional Compared to Organic Crop Fields
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    Between the stakeholders and forest policy – negotiating for societally accepted forest conservation in Finland

    Mittakaava ja luonnonsuojelu [Scale and nature conservation]

    Scaling in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation
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    Patterns of beta diversity in Europe: the role of climate, land cover and distance across scales

    Biodiversity change is scale-dependent: an example from Dutch and UK hoverflies (Diptera, Syrphidae)

    Efficient biodiversity monitoring: Which taxonomic level to study?

    Local populations of endangered Maculinea (Phengaris) butterflies are flood resistant
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    Drivers of lichen species richness at multiple spatial scales in temperate forests

    Governance factors in the identification of global conservation priorities for mammals
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    Small-scale grassland assembly patterns differ above and below the soil surface Read More: http://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1890/11-1942.1

    Worldwide decline of specialist species: toward a global functional homogenization? Read More: http://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1890/080216

    A spatial assessment of ecosystem services in Europe: Methods, case studies and policy analysis -phase 2

    French citizens monitoring ordinary birds provide tools for conservation and ecological sciences

    Do all inter-patch movements represent dispersal? A mixed kernel study of butterfly mobility in fragmented landscapes.
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    Payments for Ecosystem Services: Durable Habits, Dubious Nudges, Doubtful Efficacy

    Securing the Conservation of Biodiversity across Administrative Levels and Spatial, Temporal, and Ecological Scales
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    Priorities for biodiversity monitoring in Europe: a review of supranational policies and a novel scheme for integrative prioritization

    Nature Conservation – a new dimension in Open Access publishing bridging science and application
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    Mycorrhizas in the Central European flora: relationships with plant life history traits and ecology

    Does the interpolation accuracy of species distribution models come at the expense of transferability?

    Impacts of land cover data selection and trait parameterisation on dynamic modelling of species’ range expansion

    Coming Across and Coping with Uncertainty in Biodiversity Research and Praxis
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    Refining rare weed trait syndromes along arable intensification gradients

    Scale-specific spatial density dependence in parasitoids: a multi-factor meta-analysis

    Spatial density-dependence in parasitoids: a meta-analysis

    "Mind the gap!" - How well does Natura 2000 cover species of European interest?
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    Expansion of Nature Conservation Areas: Problems with Natura 2000 Implementation in Poland?
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    Can public participation increase nature conservation effectiveness?

    Effectiveness of Nature Conservation – a case of Natura 2000 sites in Poland. W: Protected Area Management
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    scale effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation. National regulatory model of biodiversity policy in Poland
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    Problemy społeczno-ekonomiczne przy wyznaczaniu obszarów Natura 2000 w Polsce. Socio-economic problems during Natura 2000 site selection process
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    Spatial aggregation and the species–area relationship across scales

    Ecological assembly rules in plant communities-approaches, patterns and prospects
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    Delimiting synchronous populations from monitoring data

    Minimum Area Requirements: what can we learn from the different ways to derive it, and how can we make it useful for biological conservation

    Spatial Road Disturbance Index (SPROADI) for conservation planning: a novel landscape index, demonstrated for the State of Brandenburg, Germany

    Life-history traits influence species-area relationships

    Mapping from heterogeneous biodiversity monitoring data sources

    Effects of species turnover on reserve site selection in a fragmented landscape

    Differences in the climatic debts of birds and butterflies at a continental scale

    Establishment of protected areas in different ecoregions, ecosystems, and diversity hotspots under successive political systems

    Homogenization of lepidopteran communities in intensively cultivated agricultural landscapes
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    Landscape context affects the relationship between local and landscape species richness of butterflies in semi-natural habitats

    Uncertainty in thermal tolerances and climatic debt

    Scientific contributions of extensive biodiversity monitoring

    The Metatron: an experimental system to study dispersal and metaecosystems for terrestrial organisms
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    Dispersal mood revealed by shifts from routine to direct flights in the meadow brown butterfly Maniola jurtina

    The whereabouts of flower visitors: contrasting land-use preferences revealed by a country-wide survey based on citizen science
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    Calibration of hybrid species distribution models: the value of general-purpose vs. targeted monitoring data

    Functional species pool framework to test for biotic effects on community assembly

    To Fish or Not to Fish: Factors at Multiple Scales Affecting Artisanal Fishers' Readiness to Exit a Declining Fishery

    Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in plant roots are not random assemblages
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    Mapping to inform conservation: A case study of changes in semi-natural habitats and their connectivity over 70 years

    From supply to social demand: a landscape-scale analysis of the water regulation service

    Density of insect-pollinated grassland plants decreases with increasing surrounding land-use intensity

    Adapting global conservation strategies to climate change at the European scale: The otter as a flagship species

    Land-use pattern modification for optimal bird\'s conservation

    Simulation of Ecosystem Responses to Multiple Hierarchical Disturbances: a Major Earthquake and Typhoons

    Simulation of ecosystem service responses to multiple disturbances from an earthquake and several typhoons

    Emerging multilevel environmental governance – A case of public participation in Poland
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    The potential for indirect effects between co-flowering plants via shared pollinators depends on resource abundance, accessibility and relatedness
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    Species richness declines and biotic homogenisation have slowed down for NW-European pollinators and plants
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    Geographical variability in propagule pressure and climatic suitability explain the European distribution of two highly invasive crayfish

    Using species combinations in indicator value analyses
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    A synthesis of empirical plant dispersal kernels
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    Adaptability of prey handling effort in relation to prey size in predatory wasps (Hymenoptera: Eumeninae)

    Sexual size dimorphism in the ontogeny of the solitary predatory wasp Symmorphus allobrogus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)

    Identifying appropriate spatial scales of predictors in species distribution models with the random forest algorithm

    The state of connectivity conservation in Europe: implementation gaps and recommendations

    Exploring the contribution of fiscal transfers to protected area policy
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    Assessing Governance Structures for Green Infrastructure

    Deliberation in cooperative networks for forest conservation

    Selection on dispersal in isolated butterfly metapopulations
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    Projecting species’ range expansion dynamics: sources of systematic biases when scaling up patterns and processes
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    Effects of local adaptation and interspecific competition on species’ responses to climate change

    Scale-Dependent Effects of a Heterogeneous Landscape on Genetic Differentiation in the Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri oerstedii)

    A decision tool for listing species for protection on different geographic scales and administrative levels

    Landscape variables impact the structure and composition of butterfly assemblages along an urbanization gradient

    Relating Habitat and Climatic Niches in Birds
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    Species’ thermal preferences affect forest bird communities along landscape and local scale habitat gradients

    Selecting pseudo-absence for species distribution models: how, where and how many?

    Downscaling species occupancy from coarse spatial scales

    Setting conservation targets under budgetary constraints

    Administrative regions in conservation: Balancing local priorities with regional to global preferences in spatial planning

    Effects of Connectivity and Spatial Resolution of Analyses on Conservation Prioritization across Large Extents

    Improving conservation planning for semi-natural grasslands: Integrating connectivity into agri-environment schemes

    Prioritizing species for conservation planning
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