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Department of Biology

Utrecht University, Dept. of Biology, Ecology and Biodiversity group

Publications 2012


Refereed journals

Alameda D., Anten N.P.R., Villar R. (2012) Soil compaction effects on growth and root traits of tobacco depend on light, water regime and mechanical stress. Soil and Tillage Research 120: 121-129.

Anten N.P.R., Sterck F. (2012) Terrestrial vs. aquatic plants: how general is the tolerance – avoidance tradeoff? New Phytologist 193: 6-8.

Bakker, E.S., Sarneel, J.M., Gulati, R.D., Liu, Z.,  Van Donk, E. (2013). Restoring macrophyte diversity in shallow temperate lakes: biotic versus abiotic constraints. Hydrobiologia, online

Balcazar-Vargas, M.P., Peiuela-Mora, M.C., van Andel, T.R., and Zuidema, P.A. (2012) The quest for a suitable host: Size distributions of host trees and secondary hemiepiphytes search strategy. Biotropica 44, 19-26.

Bouwman, A.F., M. F. P. Bierkens, J. Griffioen, M. M. Hefting, J. J. Middelburg, H. Middelkoop, C. P. Slomp (2012) Nutrient dynamics, transfer and retention along the aquatic continuum from land to ocean: towards integration of ecological and biogeochemical models Biogeosciences

Brienen, R.J.W., Gloor, E., Zuidema, P.A. (2012) Detecting evidence for CO2 fertilization from tree ring studies: The potential role of sampling biases. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 26. DOI: 10.1029/2011GB004143.

Bystriakova, N., Peregrym, M., Erkens, R.H.J., Bezsmertna, O.,  Schneider, H. (2012) Sampling bias in geographic and environmental space and its effect on the predictive power of species distribution models. Systematics and Biodiversity 10:305-315.

Chatrou, L.W., Erkens, R.H.J., Richardson, J.E., Saunders, R.M.K., Fay, M.F. (2012) The natural history of Annonaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 169: 1-4.

Chatrou, L.W., Pirie, M.D., Erkens, R.H.J., Couvreur, T.L.P., Neubig, K.M., Abbott, J.R., Mols, J.B., Maas, J.W., Saunders, R.M.K., & Chase, M.W. (2012) A new subfamilial and tribal classification of the pantropical flowering plant family Annonaceae informed by molecular phylogenetics. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 169: 5-40.

Chen, B.J.W., Anten, N.P.R. & During, H.J. (2012) Detect thy neighbor: identity recognition at root level in plants. Plant Science, 195: 157-167.

Cornelissen J.H.C., Sass-Klaassen U., Poorter L.,van Geffen K., van Logtestijn R.S.P.,van Hal J., Goudzwaard L.,Sterck F.J., Klaassen R.K.W.M., Freschet G.T., van der Wal A., Eshuis H., Zuo J., de Boer W., Lamers T.,Weemstra M., Cretin V.,Martin R.,den Ouden J., Berg M.P., Aerts R., Mohren G.M.J., Hefting M.M. (2012) Controls on Coarse Wood Decay in Temperate Tree Species: Birth of the LOGLIFE Experiment. AMBIO 41: p.231-245.

Daebeler, A., Abell, G.C., Bodelier, P.L.E., Bodrossy, L., Frampton, D.M., Hefting, M.M., Laanbroek, H.J. (2012) Archaeal dominated ammonia-oxidizing communities in Icelandic grassland soils are moderately affected by long-term N fertilization and geothermal heating. Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology 3, article 352.

de Groot, G.A., During, H.J., Ansell, S.W., Schneider, H., Bremer, P., Wubs, E.R.J., Maas, J.W., Korpelainen, H.,  Erkens, R.H.J. (2012) Diverse spore rains and limited local exchange shape fern genetic diversity in a recently created habitat colonized by long-distance dispersal. Annals of Botany 109: 965-978.

de Groot, G.A., Zuidema, P.A., De Groot, H., During, H.J. (2012) Variation in ploidy level and phenology can result in large and unexpected differences in demography and climatic sensitivity between closely related ferns. American Journal of Botany 99: 1375-1387.

de Groot, G.A., Verduyn, B., Wubs, E.R.J., Erkens, R.H.J., During, H.J. (2012) Inter-and intraspecific variation in fern mating systems after long-distance colonization: The importance of selfing. BMC Plant Biol. 12: 3.

DeMott, W.R., Van Donk, E. (2012) Strong interactions between stoichiometric constraints and algal defenses: Evidence from population dynamics of Daphnia and algae in phosphorus-limited microcosms. Oecologia, online.

De Senerpont Domis, L.N., Elser, J.J., Gsell, A.S., Huszar, V.L.M, Ibelings, B.W., Jeppesen, E., Kosten, S., Mooij, W.M., Roland, F., Sommer, U., Van Donk, E., Winder, M., Lurling, M. (2013) Plankton dynamics under different climatic conditions in space and time. Freshwater Biology, online.

Erkens, R.H.J., Chatrou, L.W., Couvreur, T.L.P. (2012) Radiations and key innovations in an early branching angiosperm lineage (Annonaceae; Magnoliales).  Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 169: 117-134.

Erkens, R.H.J., Mennega, E.A., Westra, L.Y.T. (2012) A concise bibliographic overview of Annonaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society  169: 41-73.

Esmeijer-Liu, A.J., Kürschner, W., Lotter, A.F., Verhoeven, J.T.A. & Goslar, T. (2012) Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes in a Peat Profile Are Influenced by Early Stage Diagenesis and Changes in Atmospheric CO2 and N Deposition. Water, Air and Soil Pollution ) 223: 2007–2022.

Gerla, D.J., Gsell, A.S., Kooi, B.W., Ibelings, B.W., Van Donk, E., Mooij, W.M. (2013). Alternative states and population crashes in a resource-susceptible-infected model for planktonic parasites and hosts. Freshwater Biology, online

Groenendijk, P., Eshete, A., Sterck, F.J., Zuidema, P.A., and Bongers, F., 2012. Limitations to sustainable frankincense production: Blocked regeneration, high adult mortality and declining populations. Journal of Applied Ecology 49, 164-173.

Gsell, A.S., De Senerpont Domis, L.N., Przytulska-Bartosiewicz, A., Mooij, W.M., Van Donk, E. & Ibelings, B.W. (2012). Genotype-by-temperature interactions may help to maintain clonal diversity in Asterionella formosa (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology, 48: 1197-1208.

Gsell, A.S., De Senerpont Domis, L.N., Naus-Wiezer, S.M.H., Helmsing, N.R., Van   Donk, E., Ibelings, B.W. (2013). Spatio-temporal variation in the distribution of chytrid parasites in diatom host populations. Freshwater Biology, online

Hefting, M.M., Van den Heuvel, R.N., Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) Wetlands in agricultural landscapes for nitrogen attenuation and biodiversity enhancement: Opportunities and limitations. Ecological Engineering

Hernandez-Barrios J.L., Anten N.P.R., Ackerly D.D., Martinez-Ramos M. (2012) Defoliation and gender effects on fitness components in three congeneric and sympatric understorey palms. Journal of Ecology 100: 1544-1556. 

Hikosaka K., Anten N.P.R. (2012) An evolutionary game of leaf dynamics and its consequences for canopy structure. Functional Ecology 26: 1024-1032.

Immers, A., Van der Sande, M.T., Van der Zande, R.M., Geurts, J.J.M., Van Donk,  E., Bakker, E.S. (2013). Iron addition as a shallow lake restoration measure: impacts on charophyte growth. Hydrobiologia, online.

Jansen M., Zuidema P.A., Anten N.P.R., Martinez-Ramos M. (2012) Strong persistent growth differences govern individual performance and population dynamics in a tropical forest understory palm. Journal of Ecology 100: 1232-1244.

Keuskamp, J.A., Schmitt, H., Laanbroek, H.J. Verhoeven, J.T.A., Hefting, M.M. (2012) Nutrient amendment does not increase mineralisation of sequestered carbon during incubation of a nitrogen limited mangrove soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.

Keuskamp J.A., van Drecht G., & Bouwman A.F. (2012) European scale modelling of groundwater denitrification and associated N2O production, Environmental Pollution, 165, 67-76.

Kosten, S., Huszar, V.L.M, Bécares, E., Costa, L.S., Van Donk, E., Hansson, L-A., Jeppesen, E., Kruk, C., Lacerot, G., Mazzeo, N., De Meester, L., Moss, B., Lürling, M., Nõges, T., Romo, S. & Scheffer, M. (2012). Warmer climates boost cyanobacterial dominance in shallow lakes. Global Change Biology, 18, 118-126.

Laanbroek, H.J., Keijzer, R.M., Verhoeven, J.T.A. & Whigham, D.F. (2012) The distribution of ammonia-oxidizing betaproteobacteria in stands of Black mangroves (Avicennia germinans). Frontiers in Microbiology 3:153. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00153

Laurance, W.F., Koster, H., Grooten, M., Anderson, A.B., Zuidema, P.A., Zwick, S., Zagt, R.J., Lynam, A.J., Linkie, M., Anten, N.P.R. (2012) Making conservation research more relevant for conservation practitioners. Biological Conservation 153: 164-168.

Lopez-Toledo L., Anten N.P.R., Endress B., Ackerly D.D., Martinez-Ramos M. (2012) Resilience to chronic defoliation in a dioecious understorey tropical rain forest palm. Journal of Ecology 100: 1245-1256.

Malhado, A.C.M., Malhi, Y., Whittaker, R.J., Ladle, R.J., ter Steege, H., Phillips, O.L., Laurance, W., Aragão, L.E.O.C., Almeida, S., Pitman, N. & Ramírez, H.A. (2012) Drip-tips are associated with intensity of precipitation in the Amazon rainforest. Biotropica. 44: 728-737. 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00868.x

Mengistu T., Sterck F.J., Anten N.P.R., Bongers F. (2012) Frankincence tapping reduced photosynthetic carbon gain in Boswellia papiryfera trees. Forest Ecology and Management 278: 1 – 8.  

Michel, P., Lee, W.G., During, H.J., Cornelissen, J.H.C. (2012) Species traits and their non-additive interactions control the water economy of bryophyte cushions. Journal of Ecology 100: 222-231.

Patiño, S. Fyllas, N.M., Baker, T.R., Paiva, R.Q., Quesada, C.A., Santos, A.J.B., Schwarz, M., ter Steege, H., Phillips, O.L. and Lloyd, J. (2012). Coordination of physiological and structural traits in Amazon forest trees. Biogeosciences 9: 775-801. DOI: 10.5194/bg-9-775-2012, IF: 3.587

Putz, F.E., Zuidema, P.A., Synnott, T., Pea-Claros, M., Pinard, M.A., Sheil, D., Vanclay, J.K., Sist, P., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Griscom, B., Palmer, J., Zagt, R. (2012) Sustaining conservation values in selectively logged tropical forests: The attained and the attainable. Conservation Letters 5: 296-303.

Robroek B.J.M, Heijboer, A., Jassey V.E.J., Hefting M.M., Rouwenhorst, T.G., Buttler, A,  Bragazza, L. (2012) Snow cover manipulation effects on microbial community structure and soil chemistry in a mountain bog. Plant and Soil 10.1007/s11104-012-1547-2

Sarneel J.M. & Soons M.B. (2012) Post-dispersal probability of germination and establishment on the shorelines of slow-flowing or stagnant water bodies. Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 517-525.

Soliz-Gamboa, C.C., Sandbrink, A., Zuidema, P.A. (2012) Diameter Growth of Juvenile Trees after Gap Formation in a Bolivian Rain Forest: Responses are Strongly Species-specific and Size-dependent. Biotropica 44: 312-320.

Sommer, U., Adrian, R., De Senerpoint Domis, L., Elser, J.J.,  Gaedke, U., Ibeling, B.W., Jeppesen, E., Lürling, M., Molinero, J.C., Mooij, W.M., Van Donk, E., Winder, M. (2012). Beyond the PEG-model: mechanisms driving plankton succession. Annual Review of Ecology Evolution and Systematics, 43: 429-448

Soomers H., Karssenberg D., Soons M.B., Verweij P.A., Verhoeven J.T.A. & Wassen M.J. (2012) Wind and Water Dispersal of Wetland Plants Across Fragmented Landscapes. Ecosystems DOI 10.1007/s10021-012-9619-y.

Soomers, H., Karssenberg, D., Verhoeven, J.T.A., Verweij, P.A., Wassen, M.J. (2012) The effect of habitat fragmentation and abiotic factors on fen plant occurrence. Biodiversity and Conservation DOI 10.1007/s10531-012-0420-1.

T.R. Feldpausch, J. Lloyd,, R.J.W. Brienen, S.L. Lewis, E. Gloor, A., Monteagudo Mendoza, L. Banin,, K. Abu Salim, K. Affum-Baffoe, M. Alexiades, S. Almeida, I. Amaral, A. Andrade, L.E.O.C. Aragão, A. Araujo Murakami, E.J.M.M. Arets, L. Arroyo, G.A. Aymard C., T.R. Baker, O.S. Bánki, N.J. Berry, N. Cardozo, J. Chave, J.A. Comiskey, E.A. Dávila, A. de Oliveira, A. Di Fiore, G. Djagbletey, T.F. Domingues, T.L. Erwin, P.M. Fearnside, M.B. França, M.A. Freitas, N. Higuchi, E. Honorio, C., Y. Iida, E. Jiménez, A.R. Kassim, T.J. Killeen, W.F. Laurance, E. Lenza, J.C. Lovett, Y. Malhi, B.S. Marimon, B.H. Marimon-Junior, A.R. Marshall, C. Mendoza, D.J. Metcalfe, E.T.A. Mitchard, B.W. Nelson, R. Nilus, E.M. Nogueira, A. Parada, K.S.-H. Peh, A. Pena Cruz, M.C. Peñuela, N.C.A. Pitman, A. Prieto, C.A. Quesada, F. Ramírez, H. Ramírez-Angulo, J.M. Reitsma, A. Rudas, G. Saiz, R.P. Salomão, M. Schwarz, N. Silva, J.E. Silva-Espejo, M. Silveira, B. Sonké, J. Stropp, H.E. Taedoumg, S. Tan, H. ter Steege, J. Terborgh, M. Torello-Raventos, G.M.F. van der Heijden, R. Vásquez, E. Vilanova, V. Vos, L. White, S. Wilcock, H. Woell, O.L. Phillips (2012) Tree height integrated into pan-tropical forest biomass estimates. Biogeosciences doi:10.5194/bg-9-1-2012. IF: 3.587

Toledo, M., Poorter, L., Peña-Claros, M., Alarcón, A., Balcázar, J., Chuviña, J, Leaño, C., Licaon, J.C., ter Steege, H., Bongers, F. (2012). Patrones florísticos y ambientales en los bosques de las tierras bajas de Bolivia. Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Botánica.

Tromp, K., Lima, A.T., Barendregt, A. & Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) Retention of heavy metals and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons from road water in a constructed wetland and the effect of de-icing. Journal of Hazardous Materials 203-204: 290-298.

Van Dijk, J., Robroek, B., Kardel, I., Wassen, M. (2012) Combined effects of nitrogen enrichment, sulphur pollution and climate change on fen meadow vegetation N: P stoichiometry and biomass. Biogeochemistry DOI 10.1007/s10533-011-9694-8.

Verschoor, A.M., Van Dijk, M.A., Huisman, J., Van Donk, E. (2013). Elevated CO2 concentrations affect the elemental stoichiometry and species composition of an experimental phytoplankton community. Freshwater Biology, online

Wang, J., Krause, S., Muyzer, G., Meima-Franke, M., Laanbroek, H.J., Bodelier, P.L.E. (2012) Spatial patterns of iron- and methane-oxidizing bacterial communities an in an irregularly flooded, riparian wetland. Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology 3: article 64

Werger, M.J.A. & Daniels, F.J.A. 2012. Heinjo During’s retirement enables him to focus fully on bryology. Lindbergia 35: 40-41.

Wilken, S., Huisman, J., Naus-Wiezer, S.M.H., Van Donk, E. (2012) Mixotrophic organisms shift their nutritional balance towards heterotrophy with rising temperature. Ecology Letters. Online.

Xu L., Yu F.H., Drunen E. van, Schieving F., Dong M., Anten N.P.R. (2012) Trampling, defoliation and physiological integration affect growth, morphological and mechanical properties of a root-suckering clonal tree. Annals of Botany 109:1001-1008.

Zenteno, M., Pieter A. Zuidema, Wil de Jong, René G.A. Boot (2013) Livelihood strategies and forest dependence: new insights from Bolivian forest communities. Forest Policy and Economics 26: 12-21.

Zhu, G. Wang S.,Wang W., Zhou L. , Jiang B. ,Wang Y., Dr. Huub Op den Camp H., Hefting M., Risgaard-Petersen N. , Schwark L., Jetten M.,Yin C., Peng Y. (2012) Hotspots of anaerobic ammonia oxidation in land/freshwater interfaces. Nature Geosciences.


Scientific handbooks

Werger, M.J.A. & van Staalduinen, M.A. (2012) Eurasian steppes. Ecological problems and livelihoods in a changing world. Springer, Heidelberg. 565 pp.

Werger, M.J.A. & van Staalduinen, M.A. (2012) Preface. pp. v-vii in: Werger, M.J.A. & van Staalduinen, M.A., Eurasian steppes. Ecological problems and livelihoods in a changing world. Springer, Heidelberg.

Gulati, R.D., Dionisio Pires, L.M. & Van Donk, E. (2012). Restoration of freshwater lakes (second edition). In J. Van Andel & J. Aronson (Eds.), Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, 2nd edition (pp. 233-247): Wiley-Blackwell


Ph.D. theses

G. Arjen de Groot, The fate of a colonizer: successful but lonely? Promotor: Prof. M.J.A. Werger; co-promotores: Dr. H.J. During, Dr. R.H.J. Erkens, January 16, 2012.

Iris Charalambidou, Long-distance dispersal of aquatic organisms by migrating waterfowl.  Promotor: Prof. E. van Donk; copromotor: Dr. L. Santamaria, January 16, 2012.

Susann Vollrath, Microbial Fe(II) oxidation at circumneutral pH: reaction kinetics, mineral products, and distribution of neutrophilic iron oxidizers in wetland soils. Promotores: Prof. Ph. Van Cappellen, Prof. L.H. Laanbroek; co-promotor: Dr. T. Behrends, January 17, 2012.

Le Quoc Huy, Growth, demography and stand structure of Scaphium macropodum in differently managed forests in Vietnam. Promotores: Prof. M.J.A. Werger, Prof. R.G.A. Boot, Prof. N.H. Nghia, May 7, 2012.

Liesbeth Vissers, Spatial and temporal dynamics of thaumarchaeota in deep European lakes. Promotores: Prof. L.H. Laanbroek, Prof. G. Muyzer (UvA); co-promotor: Dr. P.L.E. Bodelier, May 30, 2012.

Hester Soomers, Fragmentation and seed dispersal in freshwater wetlands. Promotores: Prof. M.J. Wassen, Prof. J.T.A. Verhoeven; co-promotor: Dr. P.A. Verweij, May 30, 2012.

Anne Steenbergh, The microbial control of phosphorus fluxes in marine sediments. Promotor: Prof. L.H. Laanbroek; co-promotores: Dr. P.L.E. Bodelier, Dr. C.P. Slomp, July 3, 2012.

Liang Xu, Woody plants in drylands: plastic responses to environmental stress. Promotores: Prof. M.J.A. Werger, Prof. N.P.R. Anten; copromotores: Dr. M. Dong, Dr. F.H. Yu, September 12,  2012.

Daan Gerla, Connectivity, dispersal and priority effects as drivers of biodiversity and ecosystem function in pond and pool communities. Promotores: Prof. E. van Donk, Prof. W.M. Mooij; copromotores: Dr. M. Vos, Dr. B. Kooi, September 12, 2012.


Professional publications

Anatomie van een boom– Telegraaf (Anten; 07-04-2012)

Dingemans, B.J.J., Keuskamp, J.A., Lehtinen, T., Sarneel, J., Hefting, M.M. (2012) De Tea Bag Index - theezakjes als wetenschappelijk meetinstrument, Bodem, 2:208-209.

van Dijk, J., Robroek, B.J., Kardel, I., Wassen, M.J.  (2012) Mogelijke effecten van gecombineerde atmosferische depositie en klimaatveranderingen op laagveenmoerassen. Landschap in press.

Verdonschot, P., Besse, A., De Brouwer, J., Eekhout, J., Fraaije, R. (2012) Beekdalbreed hermeanderen. Bouwstenen voor de 'leidraad voor innovatief beek- en beekdalherstel'. Rapport nr 2012-36 van de Stichting Toegepast Onderzoek Waterbeheer (STOWA).


Abstracts for symposia

Brouns, K., Hefting, M.M., Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) Decomposition of peat during simulated summer drought. Presentation at the 14th International Peat Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, 3-8 June 2012.

Brouns, K., Verhoeven, J.T.A., Hefting, M.M., (2012) Do vertical soil profiles reflect the Enzymic Latch Theory? Poster presentation at the BES/IUCN peatland meeting, Bangor, United Kingdom, 26 - 28 June 2012.

Dingemans, B.J.J., Hefting, M.M. & Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) Long-term fertilization and soil warming effects on recalcitrant litter decomposition. Presentation: Eurosoil 2012, Bari, Italy.

Fraaije, R.G.A., Breeman, L.B.S., Soons, M.B., Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) The effect of patterns in germination on vegetation development along restored lowland streams. Presention at the Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting of the Netherlands Ecological Research Network, Lunteren, the Netherlands, 7-8 February, 2012.

Fraaije, R.G.A., Breeman, L.B.S., Soons, M.B., Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) The effect of patterns in germination on vegetation development along restored lowland streams. Presention at the SWS European chapter meeting 2012 Wetland restoration – challenges and oppurtunities, Aarhus, Denmark, 17-21 June, 2012

Garssen, A.G. (2012)  Effects of climate change on the colonization process and biodiversity of European riparian plant communities. Poster presented at Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting, Lunteren, 7-8 February 2012.

Garssen, A.G. (2012) Effects of climate change on the colonization process and biodiversity of European riparian plant communities. Poster presented at SWS 2012 - European Chapter Meeting, 17-21 June 2012, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Garssen, A.G. (2012) Effects of flooding and drought on colonization processes and diversity of riparian plant communities. Presentation for Discussion Group Ecological Theory and Application, PE&RC, Wageningen University, 6th December 2012

Hefting, M.M. (2012) Riparian and floodplain soils: the effect of nitrogen loading on their ecological functions.  Invited keynote speaker in session "Wetland, floodplain, riparian soils: properties, processes and ecological functions". EUROSOIL conference (Bari, Italy, 2-6 July 2012).

Kleyheeg, E., Morison, M.A., Van Leeuwen, C.H.A., Nolet, B.A., Soons, M.B. (2012) The role of waterbirds in seed dispersal between wetlands. Presentatino at Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting 2012, Lunteren, The Netherlands, 7-8 February 2012.

Kleyheeg, E., Van Leeuwen, C.H.A., Morison, M.A., Verhoeven, J.T.A., Soons, M.B. (2012) Hitchhiking in wetlands: seed dispersal by waterbirds. Presentation at 3rd Pan-European Duck Symposium, Jindøichùv Hradec, Czech Republic, 23-27 April 2012 - awarded best student presentation.

Kleyheeg. E., Van Dijk, J.G.B., Tsopoglou-Gkina, D., Verhoeven, J.T.A., Soons, M.B. (2012) How to track flying seeds? Presentation at symposium 'Dispersal of aquatic organisms by waterbirds', Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 26 June 2012.

Keuskamp J.A., Dingemans B.J.J., Lehtinen T., Sarneel J.M., Hefting, M.M. (2012) Crowdsourcing method for soil science for the future: Tea Bag Index for decomposition, Soil science for the Future, Tulln (Austria).

Keuskamp J.A., Dingemans B.J.J., Lehtinen T., Sarneel J.M., Hefting M.M. (2012) Tea Bag Index for Decomposition: A crowd sourcing approach to obtain process rates at the scale of the global soil map, Eurosoil, Bari (Italy).poster presentation

Keuskamp J.A., Schmitt H., Laanbroek H.J., Verhoeven J.T.A., Hefting M.M. (2012) Mangrove decomposition dynamics in response to nutrient enrichment, Eurosoil, Bari (Italy).poster presentation - awarded top 5 poster

Keuskamp, J.A., Dingemans, B.J.J., Sarneel, J.M., Lehtinen, T. & Hefting, M.M. (2012) Tea Bag Index for mapping global soil function. Poster: Current Themes in Ecology: Soil, Biodiversity and Life. Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Soons M.B. (2012). FLYING, FLOATING OR HITCHING A RIDE: bird-mediated dispersal in relation to other dispersal vectors. Presentation at symposium ‘Dispersal of aquatic organisms by waterbirds’, Nijmegen, NL.

Soons M.B. (2012). Vegetation development following stream/river restoration: more natural fluvial dynamics and morphology, return of aquatic and riparian plant species? Presentation at European Geosciences Union (EGU) annual meeting, Vienna, Austria.

Soons M.B. (2012) Climate change effects on riparian wetlands. Presentation at REFRESH annual meeting, Sitges, Spain.

Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) Wetland ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes. Presentation 9th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference, Orlando, Florida, 3-8 June 2012.

Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) Water Quality Issues in Ramsar Wetlands. Presentation 9th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference, Orlando, Florida, 3-8 June 2012.

Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) European Wetlands: paradise lost? Key-note lecture, Annual Symposium SWS European Chapter, Aarhus, Denmark, 3-8 June 2012.

Verhoeven, J.T.A. (2012) The role of aquatic vegetation in nutrient cycling: critical thresholds. Key-note lecture, SIL International  Symposium on Aquatic Plants, Poznan, Poland, 27-30 August 2012.