Tag Archives: landscape ecology

EcolChange seminar: Evelyn Uuemaa about global digital elevation models and Global Forest Change dataset

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Evelyn Uuemaa is an Associate Professor in Geoinformatics at the University of Tartu. Her research interests evolve around the interactions of land use/land cover and water quality, landscape changes and geospatial … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Tsipe Aavik about how citizen scientists helped to reveal the secret sex life of cowslips

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Tsipe Aavik is an Associate Professor of Macroecology at the University of Tartu. Her research focuses on habitat fragmentation effects on biodiversity. Dr. Aavik is leading the citizen science project … Continue reading

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Join the pan-European citizen science campaign!

Ecologists from the University of Tartu, Estonia invite you to take part in a pan-European citizen science initiative ‘Looking for Cowslips‘. The cowslip campaign was piloted in Estonia for two consecutive springs in 2019 and 2020. It received a warm … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Sabrina Träger about landscape-scale genetics of Primula

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Sabrina Träger is a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Botany, University of Tartu. Her research focuses on landscape genetics of grassland plant species. Title of the talk: … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Ignacio Agramonte about landscape structure and ecosystem services

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Ignacio M. Hernández Agramonte is senior specialist at the macroecology team of the Department of Botany. Title of the talk: Importance of historical and present landscape structure on the provision … Continue reading

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New publication – Restoration of plant species and genetic diversity depends on landscape-scale dispersal

Text and pics by Tsipe Aavik In the era of ongoing global change, restoration efforts must lead to self-sustainable ecosystems resilient to environmental changes. Thus, it is necessary that restoration aims at achieving not only target species richness and composition, … Continue reading

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New paper published – Both spatiotemporal connectivity and habitat quality limit the immigration of forest plants into wooded corridors

Text by Taavi Paal and Jaan Liira What limits forest plant migration along wooded corridors? Europe’s natural forest is heavily fragmented by agricultural land. Such isolation threatens the long-term persistence of forest biodiversity. The concept of patch-corridor-matrix system suggests that … Continue reading

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