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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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    Title   Author(s)   Year   Journal   URL/DOI   Derived   Size  

    Costs of integrating economics and conservation planning

    Modelling invasive alien species distributions from digital biodiversity atlases. Model upscaling as a means of reconciling data at different scales

    Calibration of hybrid species distribution models: the value of general-purpose vs. targeted monitoring data

    Traits related to species persistence and dispersal explain changes in plant communities subjected to habitat loss

    Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypotheses
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    Ecological assembly rules in plant communities-approaches, patterns and prospects
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    A meta-analysis of dispersal in butterflies
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    Increasing range mismatching of interacting species under global change is related to their ecological characteristics

    The formation of species pools: historical habitat abundance affects current local diversity

    Natural, human and spatial constraints to expanding populations of otters in the Iberian Peninsula

    Hedgerow trees and extended-width field margins enhance macro-moth diversity: implications for management
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    Do all inter-patch movements represent dispersal? A mixed kernel study of butterfly mobility in fragmented landscapes.
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    Beta-diversity patterns elucidate mechanisms of alien plant invasion in mountains

    The potential for indirect effects between co-flowering plants via shared pollinators depends on resource abundance, accessibility and relatedness
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    Density of insect-pollinated grassland plants decreases with increasing surrounding land-use intensity

    Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions
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    Species richness declines and biotic homogenisation have slowed down for NW-European pollinators and plants
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    Elevation and experimental snowmelt manipulation affect emergence phenology and abundance of soil-hibernating arthropods

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

    Can coarse-grain patterns in insect atlas data predict local occupancy?
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    Extinction debt for plants and flower-visiting insects in landscapes with contrasting land use history

    Edge artefacts and lost performance in national versus continental conservation priority areas
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    Linking indices for biodiversity monitoring to extinction risk theory
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    Assessing the Natura 2000 network with a common breeding birds survey

    RangeShifter: a platform for modelling spatial eco-evolutionary dynamics and species\' responses to environmental changes
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    Mapping functional connectivity: a landscape approach for handling multiple ecological requirements

    Assessing functional connectivity: a landscape approach for handling multiple ecological requirements

    A synthesis of empirical plant dispersal kernels
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    Mapping ecosystem service and biodiversity changes over 70 years in a rural English county

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

    Metapopulations of endangered Maculinea butterflies are resilient to large-scale fire

    An approach to analysing scale-sensitivity and scale-effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation

    Landscape matrix modifies richness of plants and insects in grassland fragments

    Coming Across and Coping with Uncertainty in Biodiversity Research and Praxis
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    Influence of Admixture and Paleolithic Range Contractions on Current European Diversity Gradients
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    A panel of microsatellite markers developed for solitary trap-nesting wasp Ancistrocerus trifasciatus (Müller, 1776) by cross-species amplification
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    The landscape matrix modifies the effect of habitat fragmentation in grassland butterflies

    Species richness and trait composition of butterfly assemblages change along an altitudinal gradient

    Assessing bee species richness in two Mediterranean communities: importance of habitat type and sampling techniques

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

    Butterfly dispersal in inhospitable matrix: rare, risky, but long-distance
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    Conservation planning in a fire-prone Mediterranean region: threats and opportunities for bird species

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

    Local populations of endangered Maculinea (Phengaris) butterflies are flood resistant
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    Delimiting synchronous populations from monitoring data

    Using unclassified continuous remote sensing data to improve distribution models of red-listed plant species

    Mapping from heterogeneous biodiversity monitoring data sources

    Prioritizing species for conservation planning

    Grazing effects on plant functional group diversity in Mediterranean shrublands

    Selection on dispersal in isolated butterfly metapopulations
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    Microfragmentation concept explains non-positive environmental heterogeneity–diversity relationships

    Relative importance of density-dependent regulation and environmental stochasticity for butterfly population dynamics

    Human Activities in Natura 2000 Sites: A Highly Diversified Conservation Network

    Rapid assessment of historic, current and future habitat quality for biodiversity around UK Natura 2000 sites
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    Payments for Ecosystem Services: Durable Habits, Dubious Nudges, Doubtful Efficacy

    Bushes protected tortoises from lethal overheating in arid areas of Morocco

    Species identification and genetic differentiation of European cavity-nesting wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Pompilidae, Crabronidae) inferred from DNA barcoding data

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

    Dos and Don’ts for butterflies of the Habitats Directive of the European Union
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    Road effects on habitat richness of the Greek Natura 2000 network
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    Relating Habitat and Climatic Niches in Birds
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    Evaluation of Multi-Scale Climate Effects on Annual Recruitment Levels of the Japanese Eel, Anguilla japonica, to Taiwan
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    Decreased Functional Diversity and Biological Pest Control in Conventional Compared to Organic Crop Fields
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    Variation within and between closely related species uncovers high intra-specific variability in dispersal
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    EU agricultural reform fails on biodiversity

    Insect Conservation

    High mobility reduces beta-diversity among orthopteran communities – implications for conservation

    How is dispersal integrated in life histories: a quantitative analysis using butterflies
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    Patterns of beta diversity in Europe: the role of climate, land cover and distance across scales

    Can we predict the number of plant species from the richness of a few common genera, families or orders?
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    Homogenization of lepidopteran communities in intensively cultivated agricultural landscapes
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    Consequences of Range Contractions and Range Shifts on Molecular Diversity
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    Species- and sex-specific adjustments of movement behavior to landscape heterogeneity in butterflies
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    Can public participation increase nature conservation effectiveness?

    Universal species-area and endemics-area relationships at continental scales

    Fiscal transfers for biodiversity conservation: The Portuguese Local Finances Law

    The changing landscape of ecological networks

    Disentangling effects of habitat diversity and area on orthopteran species with contrasting mobility

    Relevance of multiple spatial scales in habitat models: a case study with amphibians and grasshoppers

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

    Evidence for positive density-dependent emigration in butterfly metapopulations
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    Expansion of Nature Conservation Areas: Problems with Natura 2000 Implementation in Poland?
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    Testing the validity of Northern European species in the Chrysis ignita species group (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae) with DNA Barcoding
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    SPLATCHE2: a spatially explicit simulation framework for complex demography, genetic admixture and recombination
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    Scaling in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation
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    The Metatron: an experimental system to study dispersal and metaecosystems for terrestrial organisms
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    Use of Large-Scale Acoustic Monitoring to Assess Anthropogenic Pressures on Orthoptera Communities

    A protocol for better design, application and communication of population viability analyses

    Summary of the stakeholder workshop
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    Simulation of Ecosystem Responses to Multiple Hierarchical Disturbances: a Major Earthquake and Typhoons

    An optimal sampling scheme with downscaling approach for sampling of bird species at various scale sample sites

    STAR-BME: A GIS tool for spatiotemporal modeling under a knowledge synthesis framework

    Mittakaava ja luonnonsuojelu [Scale and nature conservation]

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

    Governance rescaling and the neoliberalization of nature conservation in the EU: We are not all in this together

    Public participation and environmental justice in biodiversity governance in Finland, Greece, Poland and the UK

    A review on spatial data integration across monitoring schemes: mapping biodiversity from multiple monitoring data sources

    Downscaling of supra-national heterogeneous coarse atlas data to obtain fine-grained distribution maps

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

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