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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  

    Correlations in species richness between taxa depend on habitat, scale and landscape context

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

    The landscape matrix modifies the effect of habitat fragmentation in grassland butterflies

    Landscape matrix modifies richness of plants and insects in grassland fragments

    Synthesizing indices of β-diversity, species richness gradients, turnover, nestedness, and co-occurrence into five consistent families

    Taxon-and-Area Invariances, Maximum Entropy, and the Species-Area Relationship: Reply to Harte et al.

    5,900 – 5,700 before present: The years when people changed ecological rules

    Mismatch Between Scales of Knowledge in Nepalese Forestry: Epistemology, Power, and Policy Implications

    Green corridors in urban landscapes affect the arthropod communities of domestic gardens

    Sampling and modelling rare species: Conceptual guidelines for the neglected majority
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    Providing insights on habitat connectivity for male brown bears: A combination of habitat suitability and landscape graph-based models

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

    Four barriers to the global understanding of biodiversity conservation: wealth, language, geographical location and security

    Emerging Fragmentation Hotspots in Europe over the next 40 years

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

    Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions
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    Governance rescaling and the neoliberalization of nature conservation in the EU: We are not all in this together

    Frames of Scale Challenges in Finnish and Greek Biodiversity Conservation
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    Scale sensitivity and scale effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation. National regulatory model of biodiversity policy in GREECE
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    Investigating the barriers to adopting a “human-in-nature” view in Greek biodiversity conservation

    Participation in the management of Greek Natura 2000 sites: Evidence from a cross-level analysis

    Consequences of Range Contractions and Range Shifts on Molecular Diversity
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    Modelling invasive alien species distributions from digital biodiversity atlases. Model upscaling as a means of reconciling data at different scales

    Between Geometry and Biology: The Problem of Universality of the Species-Area Relationship

    Costs of integrating economics and conservation planning

    Prioritizing species for conservation planning

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

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

    Setting conservation targets under budgetary constraints

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

    Downscaling species occupancy from coarse spatial scales

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

    Species’ thermal preferences affect forest bird communities along landscape and local scale habitat gradients

    Relating Habitat and Climatic Niches in Birds
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    Landscape variables impact the structure and composition of butterfly assemblages along an urbanization gradient

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

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

    Effects of local adaptation and interspecific competition on species’ responses to climate change

    Projecting species’ range expansion dynamics: sources of systematic biases when scaling up patterns and processes
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    Selection on dispersal in isolated butterfly metapopulations
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    Deliberation in cooperative networks for forest conservation

    Assessing Governance Structures for Green Infrastructure

    Exploring the contribution of fiscal transfers to protected area policy
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    The state of connectivity conservation in Europe: implementation gaps and recommendations

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

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

    Adaptability of prey handling effort in relation to prey size in predatory wasps (Hymenoptera: Eumeninae)

    A synthesis of empirical plant dispersal kernels
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    Using species combinations in indicator value analyses
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    Geographical variability in propagule pressure and climatic suitability explain the European distribution of two highly invasive crayfish

    Species richness declines and biotic homogenisation have slowed down for NW-European pollinators and plants
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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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    Emerging multilevel environmental governance – A case of public participation in Poland
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    Simulation of ecosystem service responses to multiple disturbances from an earthquake and several typhoons

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

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

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

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

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

    Mapping to inform conservation: A case study of changes in semi-natural habitats and their connectivity over 70 years

    Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in plant roots are not random assemblages
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    To Fish or Not to Fish: Factors at Multiple Scales Affecting Artisanal Fishers' Readiness to Exit a Declining Fishery

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

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

    The whereabouts of flower visitors: contrasting land-use preferences revealed by a country-wide survey based on citizen science
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    Dispersal mood revealed by shifts from routine to direct flights in the meadow brown butterfly Maniola jurtina

    The Metatron: an experimental system to study dispersal and metaecosystems for terrestrial organisms
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    Scientific contributions of extensive biodiversity monitoring

    Uncertainty in thermal tolerances and climatic debt

    Landscape context affects the relationship between local and landscape species richness of butterflies in semi-natural habitats

    Homogenization of lepidopteran communities in intensively cultivated agricultural landscapes
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    Establishment of protected areas in different ecoregions, ecosystems, and diversity hotspots under successive political systems

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

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

    Mapping from heterogeneous biodiversity monitoring data sources

    Life-history traits influence species-area relationships

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

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

    Delimiting synchronous populations from monitoring data

    Ecological assembly rules in plant communities-approaches, patterns and prospects
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    Spatial aggregation and the species–area relationship across scales

    Problemy społeczno-ekonomiczne przy wyznaczaniu obszarów Natura 2000 w Polsce. Socio-economic problems during Natura 2000 site selection process
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    scale effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation. National regulatory model of biodiversity policy in Poland
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    Effectiveness of Nature Conservation – a case of Natura 2000 sites in Poland. W: Protected Area Management
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    Can public participation increase nature conservation effectiveness?

    Expansion of Nature Conservation Areas: Problems with Natura 2000 Implementation in Poland?
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    "Mind the gap!" - How well does Natura 2000 cover species of European interest?
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    Spatial density-dependence in parasitoids: a meta-analysis

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

    Refining rare weed trait syndromes along arable intensification gradients

    Coming Across and Coping with Uncertainty in Biodiversity Research and Praxis
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    Impacts of land cover data selection and trait parameterisation on dynamic modelling of species’ range expansion

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

    Mycorrhizas in the Central European flora: relationships with plant life history traits and ecology

    Nature Conservation – a new dimension in Open Access publishing bridging science and application
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    Priorities for biodiversity monitoring in Europe: a review of supranational policies and a novel scheme for integrative prioritization

    Securing the Conservation of Biodiversity across Administrative Levels and Spatial, Temporal, and Ecological Scales
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    Payments for Ecosystem Services: Durable Habits, Dubious Nudges, Doubtful Efficacy

    Do all inter-patch movements represent dispersal? A mixed kernel study of butterfly mobility in fragmented landscapes.
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    French citizens monitoring ordinary birds provide tools for conservation and ecological sciences
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