Papers

 

2017

Amrhein, V.; Korner-Nievergelt, F.; Roth, T., 2017: The earth is flat (p > 0.05): significance thresholds and the crisis of unreplicable research. PeerJ: DOI 10.7717/peerj.3544.

 

Arbeiter, S.; Roth, T.; Helmecke, A.; Haferland, H.; Bellebaum, J., 2017: How to count a vagabond? – Population estimation in the Corncrake Crex crex. Vogelwelt 137: 75-79.

 

Roth, T.; Bader, L.; Fara, P.; Heer, L.; Flück, H.; Lüthi, T.; Schlup, B.; Schwaller, T., 2017: Timing and body condition of dichromatic Black Redstarts during autumn migration. Ecology and Evolution 7(10): 3567-3573.

 

Roth, T.; Kohli, L.; Rihm, B.; Meier, R.; Achermann, B., 2017: Using change-point models to estimate empirical critical loads for nitrogen in mountain ecosystems. Environmental Pollution 220: 1480-1487.

 

Zellweger, F.; Roth, T.; Bugmann, H.; Bollmann, K., 2017: Beta diversity of plants, birds and butterflies is closely associated with climate and habitat structure. Global Ecology and Geography 2017: 1-9.

 
   

2016

Cattin, L.; Schuerch, J.; Salamin, N.; Dubey, S., 2016: Why are some species older than others? A large-scale study of vertebrates. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16(1): 90.

 

Lang, A.; Bühler, C.; Dolek, M.; Roth, T.; Züghart, W., 2016: Estimating sampling efficiency of diurnal Lepidoptera in farmland. Journal of Insect Conservation 20: 35-48.

 

Martinez, N.; Al-Assad, A.; Matti, D.; Roth, T., Stalling, D.; Stalling, T., 2016: First documented record of White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga in Syria and records there of Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti annae and Basalt Wheatear Oenanthe lugens warriae, all 2009. Sandgrouse 38: 161-164.

 

Martinez, N.; Maumary, L., 2016: Oiseaux rares et observations inhabituelles en Suisse en 2015. Nos Oiseaux 63(4): 243-257.

 

Martinez, N.; Maumary, L., 2016: Seltene Vogelarten und ungewöhnliche Vogelbeobachtungen in der Schweiz im Jahre 2015. Ornithol. Beob. 113: 269-298.

 

Roth, T.; Bühler, C.; Amrhein, V., 2016: Estimating effects of species interactions on populations of endangered species. The American Naturalist 187: 457-467.

 

Standovár, T.; Szmorad, F.; Kovács, B.; Kelemen, K.; Plattner, M.; Roth, T.; Pataki, Z., 2016: A novel forest state assessment methodology to support conservation and forest management planning. Community Ecology 17(2): 167-177.

 

Zellweger, F.; Baltensweiler, A.; Ginzler, C.; Roth, T.; Braunisch, V.; Bugmann, H.; Bollmann, K., 2016: Environmental predictors of species richness in forest landscapes: abiotic factors versus vegetation structure. Journal of Biogeography 43: 1080-1090.

 
   

2015

Cahenzli, F.; Wenk, B.A.; Erhardt, A., 2015: Female butterflies adapt and allocate their progeny to the host-plant quality of their own larval experience. Ecology 96(7): 1966-1973.

 

Giamboni, M., 2015: Abfalldeponien im ländlichen Raum: Was früher eine «pragmatische» Entsorgung war, ist heute eine problematische Hinterlassenschaft für die Umwelt. Regio Basiliensis 56(2): 81-88.

 

Korner-Nievergelt, F.; Behr, O.; Brinkmann, R.; Etterson, M.A.; Huso, M.M.P.; Dalthorp, D.; Korner-Nievergelt, P.; Roth, T.; Niermann, I., 2015: Mortality estimation from carcass searches using the R-package carcass - a tutorial. Wildlife Biology 21: 30-43.

 

Korner-Nievergelt, F.; Von Felten, S.; Roth, T.; Almasi, B.; Guélat J.; Korner-Nievergelt, P., 2015: Bayesian Data Analysis in Ecology Using Linear Models with R, BUGS, and Stan, Elsevier. 328 S.

 

Roth, T.; Kohli, L.; Rihm, B.; Amrhein, V.; Achermann, B., 2015: Nitrogen deposition and multi-dimensional plant diversity at the landscape scale. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150017.

 

Strebel, N.; Bühler, Ch., 2015: Recent shifts in plant species suggest opposing land-use changes in alpine pastures. Alpine Botany 125: 1-9.

 

Theis, A.; Bosia, T.; Roth, T.; Salzburger, W.; Egger, B., 2015: Egg-spot pattern and body size asymmetries influence male aggression in haplochromine cichlid fishes. Behavioral Ecology 26: 1512-1519.

 

Van Swaay, C.A.M.; Van Strien, A.J.; Aghababyan, K.; […]; Roth, T.; […]; Warren, M.S., (2015): The European Butterfly Indicator for Grassland species 1990-2013. Report VS2015.009, De Vlinderstichting, Wageningen. 37 S.

 

Zellweger, F.; Braunisch, V.; Morsdorf, F.; Baltensweiler, A.; Abegg, M.; Roth, T.; Bugmann, H.; Bollmann, K., 2015: Disentangling the effects of climate, topography, soil and vegetation on stand-scale species richness in temperate forests. Forest Ecology and Management 349: 36-44.

 
   

2014

Ayé, R.; Martinez, N.; Stalling, T., 2014: The vocalisations of Ehrenberg’s Redstart. British Birds 107: 26-36.

 

Martinez, N.; Zingg, S., 2014: Zweitbruten beim Gartenroschwanz Phoenicurus phoenicurus in der Schweiz. Ornithol. Beob. 111(3): 239-246.

 

Roth, T.; Plattner, M.; Amrhein, V., 2014: Plants, birds and butterflies: short-term responses of species communities to climate warming vary by taxon and with altitude. PLoS ONE 9: e82490.

 
Roth, T.; Strebel, N.; Amrhein, V., 2014: Estimating unbiased phenological trends by adapting site-occupancy models. Ecology 95: 2144-2154.  

Sattler, T.; Pezzatti, G.B.; Nobis, M.; Obrist, M.K.; Roth, T.; Moretti, M., 2014: Selection of multiple umbrella species for functional and taxonomic diversity to represent urban biodiversity. Conservation Biology 28(2): 414-426.

 

Schweizer, M.; Ayé, R.; Kashkarov, R.; Roth, T., 2014: Conservation Action Based on Threatened Species Capture Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Richness in Breeding and Wintering Populations of Central Asian Birds. PLoS ONE 9:e110511.

 
Sprau, P.; Roth, T.; Amrhein, V.; Naguib, M., 2014: Effects of previous intrusion pressure on territorial responses in nightingales. Journal of Ornithology 155: 111-119.  
   

2013

Altermatt, F.; Seymour, M.; Martinez, N., 2013: River network properties shape alpha-diversity and community similarity patterns of aquatic insect communities across major drainage basins. J. Biogeogr. 40: 2249-2260.

 

Martinez, N.; Lüthi, T.; Müller, W.; Pauli, H.R.; Suter, C.; Biper, J.P.; Borer, J.; Christen, W.; Schlup, B.; Ayé, R., 2013: Der Bestand des Mittelspechts Dendrocopos medius in den Kantonen Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt und Solothurn. Ornithol. Beob. 110(2): 77-92.

 

Roth, T.; Kohli, L.; Rihm, B.; Achermann, B., 2013: Nitrogen deposition is negatively related to species richness and species composition of vascular plants and bryophytes in Swiss mountain grassland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 178: 121-126.

 

Schlup, B.; Stalling, T.; Plattner, P.; Weber, D., 2013: Die Artenvielfalt des durchschnittlichen Dauergrünlands der Schweiz. Ein Vergleich zu naturschutzfachlich wertvollen Wiesen und Weiden. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 45(1): 13-20.

 
Sprau, P.; Roth, T., Amrhein, V.; Naguib, M., 2013: The predictive value of trill performance in a large repertoire songbird, the nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos. Journal of Avian Biology 44: 567-574.  
   

2012

Martinez, N., 2012: Sparse vegetation predicts clutch size in Common Redstarts Phoenicurus phoenicurus. Bird Study 59: 315-319.

 

Martinez, N.; Borer, J.; Walser, T., 2012: Veränderung der Vogelwelt im Offenland von Erschwil (Kanton Solothurn) zwischen 1994 und 2010. Ornithol. Beob. 109: 31-42.

 

Roth, T.; Sprau, P.; Naguib, M., Amrhein, V., 2012: Sexually selected signaling in birds: a case for Bayesian change-point analysis of behavioral routines. The Auk 129: 660-669.

 
   

2011

Bühler, Ch.; Roth, T., 2011: Spread of common species results in local-scale floristic homogenization in grassland of Switzerland. Diversity and Distributions 17(6): 1089-1098.

 

Kery, M.; Gardner, B.; Stoeckle T.; Weber, D.; Royle, J.A., 2011: Use of Spatial Capture-Recapture Modeling and DNA Data to Estimate Densities of Elusive Animals. Conservation Biology 25: 356-364.

 

Naguib, M.; Kunc, H. P.; Sprau, P.; Roth, T.; Amrhein, V., 2011: Communication networks and spatial ecology in Nightingales. Advances in the Study of Behavior 43: 239-271.

 
   

2010

Burki, S.; Roth, T.; Robin, K. ; Weber, D., 2010. Lure sticks as a method to detect pine martens Martes martes. Acta Theriologica 55:223-230.

 

Dorazio, R. M.; Kéry, M.; Royle, A.J.; Plattner, M., 2010: Models for inference in dynamic metacommunity systems. Egology 91(8): 2466-2475.

 

Kobialka, H.; Plattner, M.; Rüetschi, J., 2010: Das Biodiversitätsmonitoring der Schweiz. Methoden und Ergebnisse am Beispiel der Mollusken. Natur und Landschaft 85/4: 142-148.

 

Roth, T.; Amrhein, V., 2010: Estimating individual survival using territory occupancy data on unmarked animals. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 386-392.

 

Sprau, P.; Roth, T.; Schmidt, R.; Amrhein, V.; Naguib, M., 2010: Communication across territory boundaries: distance dependent responses in nightingales. Behavioral Ecology 21: 1011-1017.

 

Sprau, P.; Schmidt, R.; Roth, T.; Amrhein, V.; Naguib, M., 2010: Effects of rapid broadband trills on responses to song overlapping in nightingales. Ethology 116: 300-308.

 
   

2009

Kéry, M; Royle, A.J.; Plattner, M.; Dorazio, R. M., 2009: Species richness and occupancy estimation in communities subject to temporary emigration. Ecolgy 90 (5): 1279-1290.

 

Martinez, N.; Küttel, M.; Weber, D., 2009: Deutliche Zunahme wildlebener Tierarten in der Schweiz seit 1900. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 41(12): 375-381.

 

Roth, T.; Sprau, P.; Schmidt, R.; Naguib, M.; Amrhein, V., 2009: Sex-specific timing of mate searching and territory prospecting in the nightingale: nocturnal life of females. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 276: 2045-2050.

 
   

2008

Altermatt, F.; Birrer, S.; Plattner, M.; Ramseier, P.; Stalling, T, 2008: Erste Resultate zu den Tagfaltern im Biodiversitätsmonitoring Schweiz. Entomo Helvetica 1: 75-83.

 

Roth, T.; Amrhein, V.; Peter, B.; Weber, D., 2008: A Swiss agri-environment scheme effectively enhances species richness for some taxa over time. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 125: 167-172.

 

Roth, T.; Weber, D., 2008: Top predators as indicators for species richness? Prey species are just as useful. Journal of Applied Ecology 45(3): 987-991.

 

Wohlgemuth, T.; Nobis, M.P.; Kienast, F.; Plattner, M., 2008: Modelling vascular plant diversity at the landscape scale using systematic samples. J. Biogeogr. 35: 1226-1240.

 
   

2007

Brändli, U.-B.; Bühler, Ch.; Zangger, A., 2007: Waldindikatoren zur Artenvielfalt: Erkenntnisse aus LFI und BDM. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für das Forstwesen 158: 243-254.

 

Bühler, Ch., 2007: Wunsch und Wirklichkeit – Wie lässt sich ein GVO-Monitoring kosteneffizient realisieren? In: Bundesamt für Naturschutz (BfN) (ed.): GVO-Monitoring vor der Umsetzung. Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt, Heft 49. Bonn, Bad Godesberg.

 

Kéry, M.; Plattner, M., 2007: Species richness estimation and determinants of species detectability in butterfly monitoring programmes. Ecological Entomology 32: 53-61.

 

Pearman, P.; Weber, D., 2007: Common species determine richness patterns in biodiversity indicator taxa. Biological Conservation 138: 109-119.

 
   

2006

Bühler, Ch., 2006: Biodiversity monitoring in Switzerland: What can we learn for general surveillance of GM crops? J. Verbr. Lebensm. 1: 37-41.

 
   

2004

Plattner, M.; Birrer, S.; Weber, D., 2004; Data quality in monitoring plant species richness in Switzerland. Community Ecology 5 (1): 135-143.

 

Weber, D.; Hintermann, U.; Zangger, A.; 2004; Scale and trends in species richness: considerations for monitoring biological diversity for political purposes. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 13: 97-104.

 
   

2002

Hintermann, U.; Weber, D.; Zangger, A.; Schmill, J., 2002: Monitoring de la biodiversité en Suisse. Mémoires de la Société Botanique de Genève 3: 87-102.

 
   

2000

 Hintermann, U.; Weber, D.; Zangger, A., 2000: Biodiversity monitoring in Switzerland. Schriftenreihe für Landschaftspflege und Naturschutz 62: 47-58.