Publications of the research group (since autumn 2014)

Group members (incl. external students) indicated in bold
For other publications of the research-group members, see their personal pages.


  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen 20202020

    • Lembrechts et al. 2020. SoilTemp: A global database of near-surface temperature. Global Change Biology Early view. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15123 (>100 authors, data contribution)
    • Méndez Castro, F.E., G. Mendieta Leiva, D. Rao & M.Y. Bader 2020. Island-biogeographic patterns of spider communities on epiphytes depend on differential space use among functional groups. Journal of Biogeography 47(6): 1322-1332. doi: 10.1111/jbi.13812

    • Mendieta-Leiva, G., P. Porada & M.Y. Bader 2020. Interactions of epiphytes with precipitation partitioning. Chapter 9 in: Van Stan II, J.T., J. Friesen, and E. Gutmann. Precipitation Partitioning by Vegetation: A Global Synthesis. Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-29702-2_9

    • Allen, S.T., D.P Aubrey, M.Y. Bader, M. Coenders-Gerrits, J. Friesen, E.D. Gutmann, F. Guillemette, C. Jiménez-Rodríguez, R. Keim, A. Klamerus-Iwan, G. Mendieta-Leiva, P. Porada, R.G. Qualls, B. Schiperoort, A. Stubbins, J.T. Van Stan II 2020. Key questions on the evaporation and transport of intercepted precipitation. Chapter 16 in: Van Stan II, J.T., J. Friesen, & E. Gutmann. Precipitation Partitioning by Vegetation: A Global Synthesis. Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-29702-2_16

    • Mežaka, A., M.Y. Bader, N. Salazar-Allen & G. Mendieta Leiva 2020. Epiphyll specialisation for leaf and forest successional stages in a tropical lowland rainforest. Journal of Vegetation Science 31(1): 118-128. doi: 10.1111/jvs.12830

    • Jung, P., K. Baumann, L.W. Lehnert, E. Samolov, S. Achilles, M. Schermer, U. Karsten, L.M. Wraase, M.Y. Bader, P. Leinweber, J. Bendix & B. Büdel 2020. Desert breath - how fog promotes a novel type of soil biocoenosis, forming the coastal Atacama Desert’s living skin. Geobiology 18(1): 113-124 doi: 10.1111/gbi.12368

    • Mendieta-Leiva G., F.N. Ramos, J.P.C. Elias, G. Zotz, M. Acuña-Tarazona, F.S. Alvim, D.E.F. Barbosa, G.A. Basílio, S.P. Batke, A.M. Benavides, C.T. Blum, C.R. Boelter, M.J. Carmona, L.P. Carvalho, E. de la Rosa-Manzano, H.J.R. Einzmann, M. Fernández15, S.G. Furtado, A.L. de Gasper, V. Guzmán-Jacob, P. Hietz, M.V. Irume, D.A. Jiménez-López, M. Kessler, H. Kreft, T. Krömer, G.M.O. Machado, N. Martínez-Meléndez, P.L.S.S. Martins, R.M. Mello, A.F. Mendes, L.M. Neto, S.R. Mortara, C. Nardy, R.P. Oliveira, A.C.A. Pereira, L. Pillaca, A.C. Quaresma, C. Rodríguez Quiel, E. Soto Medina, A. Taylor, M.S. Vega, K. Wagner,  M.S. Werneck,  F.A. Werner, J.H.D. Wolf, C.E. Zartman, D. Zuleta & Borja Jímenez-Alfaro. EpIG-DB: A database of vascular epiphyte assemblages in the Neotropics. Journal of Vegetation Science. In press.

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen 20192019

    • Brodersen, C.R., M.J. Germino, D.M. Johnson, K. Reinhardt, W.K. Smith, L.M. Resler, M.Y. Bader, A. Sala, L.M. Kueppers, G. Broll, D.M Cairns, F.-K. Holtmeier & G. Wieser 2019. Seedling survival at timberlines is critical to conifer mountain forest elevation and extent. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change April 2019(2), 9. doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2019.00009

    • Rodríguez-Quiel, E.E., G. Mendieta-Leiva & M.Y. Bader 2019. Different elevational patterns of bryophyte and lichen biomass and water-holding capacity among substrates in the tropical montane forest of Baru volcano, Panama. Journal of Bryology 41(2): 95-106. doi: 10.1080/03736687.2019.1584433

    • Guevara-Perez, C.I., P. Delgado-Sanchez, J.A. Torres-Castillo, J.D. Flores-Rivas, G. Mendieta-Leiva & E. De la Rosa-Manzano 2019. Epiphytic orchids Stanhopea tigrina and Prosthechea cochleata are differentially affected by drought in a subtropical cloud forest. Photosynthetica 57(4): 1053-1065. doi: 10.32615/ps.2019.123

    • De la Rosa-Manzano E., G. Mendieta-Leiva, A. Guerra-Pérez, K.M. Aguilar-Dorantes, L.U. Arellano-Mendez & J.A. Torres-Castillo 2019. Vascular epiphytic diversity in a Neotropical transition zone is driven by environmental and structural heterogeneity. Tropical Conservation Science 12: 1-16. doi: 10.1177/1940082919882203
      *Equal first authorship

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen 20182018

    • Méndez Castro, F.E., M.Y. Bader, G. Mendieta Leiva & D. Rao 2018. Islands in the trees: A biogeographic exploration of epiphyte-dwelling spiders. Journal of Biogeography doi: 10.1111/jbi.13422

    • Wang, Z. & M.Y. Bader 2018. Associations between shoot-level water relations and photosynthetic responses to water and light in 12 moss species. AoB Plants ply034 doi: 10.1093/aobpla/ply034

    • Bader, M.Y., H. Loranger, G. Zotz & G. Mendieta Leiva 2018. Responses of tree seedlings near alpine treeline to delayed snowmelt and reduced sky exposure. Forests 9, 12; doi: 10.3390/f9010012

    • Toivonen, J.M., C.A. Gonzales-Inca, M.Y. Bader, K. Ruokolainen & M. Kessler 2018. Elevational shifts in the topographic position of Polylepis forest stands in the Andes of southern Peru. Forests 9, 7; doi: 10.3390/f9010007

    • Mežaka, A., A. Priede, L. Dobkeviča & M.Y. Bader 2018. Environmental controls of raised-bog vegetation in the Baltic boreo-nemoral zone. Folia Geobotanica; doi: 10.1007/s12224-017-9305-0 (full text)

    • Bernhard, N., L.-M. Moskwa, R. Oeser, R. Canessa, M.Y. Bader, K. Baumann, F. von Blancken-burg, J. Boy, L. van den Brink, E. Brucker, M. Dippold, T. Ehlers, J.P. Fuentes, R. Godoy, M. Köster, Y. Kuzyakov, P. Leinweber, H. Neidhardt, F. Matus, C.W. Mueller, Y. Oelmann, R. Oses, P. Osses, L. Paulino, M. Schaller, M. Schmid, K. Schmidt, S. Spielvogel, M. Spohn, S. Stock, N. Stroncik, K. Tielbörger, K. Übernickel, T. Scholten, O. Seguel, D. Wagner, P. Kühn 2018. Pedogenic and microbial interrelations to regional climate and local topography: new insights from a climate gradient (arid to humid) along the Coastal Cordillera of Chile. Catena 170: 335-355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.06.018

    • Oeser, R., N. Stroncik, L.-M. Moskwa, N. Bernhard, M. Schaller, R. Canessa, L. van den Brink, M. Köster, E. Brucker, S. Stock, J.P. Fuentes, R. Godoy, F.J. Matus, R. Oses Pedraza, P. Osses McIntyre, L. Paulino, O. Seguel, M.Y. Bader, J. Boy, M.A. Dippold, T.A. Ehlers, P. Kühn, Y. Kuzyakov, P. Leinweber, T. Scholten, S. Spielvogel, M. Spohn, K. Übernickel, K. Tielbörger, D. Wagner & F. von Blanckenburg 2018. Chemistry and microbiology of the critical zone along a steep climate and vegetation gradient in the Chilean Coastal Cordillera. Catena 170: 183-203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.06.002

    • Djukic, I., S. Kepfer-Rojas, I. Kappel Schmidt, K. Steenberg Larsen, C. Beier, B. Berg, K. Verheyen, TeaComposition* 2018. Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment 628-629: 1369-1394 *(M.Y. Bader and R. Canessa among over 300 authors, data contribution)

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen 20172017

    • De la Rosa-Manzano, E., A. Guerra-Pérez, G. Mendieta-Leiva, A. Mora-Olivo, J.G. Martínez-Avalos, & L.U. Arellano-Méndez 2017 (in press). Vascular epiphyte diversity in two forest types of "El Cielo" biosphere reserve, México. Botany.

    • García, M.C., L.A. Cavieres, G. Zotz & M.Y. Bader 2017. Carbohydrate reserves in the facilitator cushion plant Laretia acaulis suggest carbon limitation at high elevation and no negative effects of beneficiary plants. Oecologia 183: 997-1006

    • Gómez González, D.C., C. Rodríguez Quiel, G. Zotz & M.Y. Bader 2017. Species richness and biomass of the epiphytic vegetation in a tropical montane forest, western Panama. Tropical Conservation Science 10: 1–17

    • Loranger, H., G. Zotz & M.Y. Bader 2017. Competitor or facilitator? The ambiguous role of grassland vegetation tree seedling emergence, survival and carbon relations at the alpine treeline. Oikos 10.1111/oik.04377

    • Wang, Z., X. Liu, Z. Zhu, M.Y. Bader & W. Bao 2017. Comparisons of photosynthesis-related traits of 27 abundant or subordinate bryophyte species in a subalpine old-growth fir forest. Ecology and Evolution 7: 7454–7461

    • Wang, Z., X. Liu, M.Y. Bader, D. Feng & W. Bao 2017. The ‘plant economic spectrum’ in bryophytes, a comparative study in subalpine forest. American Journal of Botany 104: 261-270

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen 20162016

    • García, M.C., M.Y. Bader & L.A. Cavieres 2016. Facilitation Consequences for reproduction of the benefactor cushion plans Laretia acaulis along on elevational gradient: costs or benefits? Oikos 125: 434-442.

    • Loranger, H., G. Zotz & M.Y. Bader 2016. Early establishment of trees at the alpine treeline: idiosyncratic species responses to temperature-moisture interactions. AoB Plants 8: plw053; 10.1093/aobpla/plw053

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen 20142014

    • Bader, M.Y., H. Loranger & G. Zotz. 2014. A cool experimental approach to explain elevational treelines, but can it explain them? American Journal of Botany 101: 1403-1408.