Tag Archives: Kersti Riibak

DarkDivNet – Call for participants

DarkDivNet is a global network to explore the dark diversity of plant communities. Why are some species present and others absent in a locality? To answer this central ecological and biogeographical question, we have to explore biodiversity at different spatial … Continue reading


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EcolChange seminar – Borja Jimenéz-Alfaro about the biogeography of plant communities

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Jimenéz-Alfaro is senior postdoctoral researcher at University of Oviedo, Spain. He is visiting the Department of Botany, Tartu University to act as opponent at the PhD defence of Kersti … Continue reading

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New paper published – Dispersal limitation determines large-scale dark diversity in Central and Northern Europe

Text by Kersti Riibak The inability of many plant species to disperse to environmentally suitable sites after the Last Glacial Maximum limits plant diversity within Europe. Dispersal may also limit species occupancy of potentially suitable sites within their distribution ranges, … Continue reading

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