Publications

Summary 
In total, I have >50 peer-reviewed publications that have been published in international, scientific journals (16.11.2021). For an up to date overview, see my google scholar profile.

2021

  • Sendek, A., Kretz, L. van der Plas, F., Seele-Dilbat, C., Schulz-Zunkel, C., Vieweg, M., Bondar-Kunze, E., Weigelt, A. & Wirth, C. (2021). Ecological Indicators 132, 108312. Link.
  • Neyret, M., Fischer, M., Allan, E., Hölzel, N., Klaus, V. H. [> 10 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … Manning, P. (2021). Assessing the impact of grassland management on landscape multifunctionality. Ecosystem Services 52, 101366. Link.
  • Weigelt, A., Mommer, L., Andraczek, K., Iverson, C. M., Bergmann, J. [> 30 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … McCormack, M. L. (2021). An integrated framework of plant form and function: the belowground perspective. New Phytologist 232, 42-59. Link.
  • Rouet-Leduc, J., Pe’er, G., Moreira, F., Bonn, A., Helmer, W., Shahsavan Zadeh, S. A. A., Zizka, A. & van der Plas, F. (2021). Effects of large herbivores on fire regimes and wildfire mitigation. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13972. Link.
  • Le Provost, G., Thiele, J., Westphal, C., Penone, C., Allan, E. … [> 30 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … Manning, P. (2021). Contrasting responses of above- and belowground diversity to multiple components of land-use intensity. Nature Communications 12, 1-13. Link.
  • Laughlin, D. C., Mommer, L., Maria Sabatini, F., Bruelheide, H., Kuyper, T. W. [> 30 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … Weigelt, A. (2021). Root traits explain plant species distributions along climatic gradients yet challenge the nature of ecological trade-offs. Nature Ecology & Evolution 5, 1123-1134. Link.
  • Mensah, S., van der Plas, F. & Noulekoun, F. (2021). Do functional identity and divergence promoteaboveground carbon differently in tropical semi-arid forests and savannahs? Ecosphere 12, e03563. Link.
  • Fristoe, T. S., Chytrý, M., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Heleno, R. … [> 30 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … van Kleunen, M. (2021). Dimensions of invasiveness: Links, between local abundance, geographic range size, and habitat breadth in Europe’s alien and native flora’s. PNAS 118, e2021173118. Link.
  • Jing, X., Muys, B., Bruelheide, H., Desie, E., Hättenschwiler, S. … [~10 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … Van Meerbeek, K. (2021). Above- and below-ground complementarity rather than selection drive tree diversity-productivity relationships in European forests. Functional Ecology 35, 1756-1767. Link.
  • Kretz, L., Koll, K., Seele-Dilbat, C., van der Plas, F., Weigelt, A. & Wirth, C. (2021). Plant structural diversity alters sediment retention on and underneath herbaceous vegetation in a flume experiment. PLoS ONE 16, e0248320. Link.
  • Kretz, L., Koll, K., Seele-Dilbat, C., van der Plas, F., Weigelt, A. & Wirth, C. (2021). Effects of plant species identity override plant diversity effects in explaining sedimentation within vegetation in a flume experiment. International Review of Hydrology. DOI: 10.1002/iroh.202002077. Link.
  • Guerrero-Ramirez, N., Mommer, L., Freschet, G. T., Iversen, C. M., McCormack, M. L. … [> 30 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … Weigelt, A. (2021). Global root traits (GRooT) database. Global Ecology & Biogeography 30, 25-37. Link.

2020

  • van der Plas, F., Schroeder-Georgi, T., Weigelt, A., Barry, K., Meyer, S. … Wirth, C. (2021). Plant traits are poor predictors of ecosystem properties and long-term ecosystem functioning. Nature Ecology and Evolution 4, 1602-1611. Link.
  • Kattge, J., BöGnisch, G., Díaz, S., Lavorel, S., Prentice, I. C. [100s of co-authers, including F. van der Plaset al. (2020). TRY plant trait database-enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26, 119-188. Link.
  • Reyns, W., Rineau, F., Spaak, J. W., Franken, O., Berg, M. P., van der Plas, F., Bardgett, R. D., Beenaerts, N. & De Laender, F. (2020). Food web uncertainties influence predictions of climate change effects on soil carbon sequestration in heathlands. Microbial Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-019-01444-1. Link.
  • Bhola, N., Ogutu, J. O., Dublin, H. T., van der Plas, F., Piepho, H.-P. & Olff, H. (2020). Tree community structure and recruitment dynamics in savannah woodlands. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 12, 7DAFA1363197. Link.
  • Kretz, L., Seele, C., van der Plas, F., Weigelt, A. & Wirth, C. (2020). Leaf area and pubescence drive sedimentation on leaf surfaces during flooding. Oecologia 193, 535-545. Link.
  • Ampoorter, E., Barbaro, L., Jactel, H., Baeten, L., Boberg, J., … [22 co-authors including F. van der Plas] … Allan, E. (2020). Tree diversity is key for promoting the diversity and abundance of forest-associated taxa in Europe. Oikos 129, 133-146. Link.
  • Bergmann, J., Weigelt, A., van der Plas, F., Laughlin, D. C., Kuyper, T. W., Guerrero-Ramirez, N., Valverde-Barrantes, O. J., Bruelheide, H., Freschet, G. T., Iverson, C. M., Kattge, J., McCormack, M. L., Meijer, I. C., Rillig, M. C., Roumet, C., Semchenko, M., Sweeney, C. J., van Ruijven, J., York, L. M. & Mommer, L. (2020). The fungal collaboration gradient dominates the root economics space in plants. Science Advances 6, eaba3756. Link.
  • Jochum, M., Fischer, M., Isbell, F., Roscher, C., van der Plas, F., Boch, S., Boenisch, G., Buchmann, N., Catford, J. A., Cavender-Bares, J., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Gleixner, G., Hoelzel, N., Kattge, J., Klaus, V. H., Kleinebecker, T., Lange, M., Le Provost, G., Meyer, S. T., Molina-Venegas, R., Mommer, L. Oelmann, Y., Penone, C., Prati, D., Reich, P. B., Rindisbacher, A., Schaefer, D., Scheu, S., Schmid, B., Tilman, D., Tscharntke, T., Vogel, A., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W. W., Wilcke, W. & Manning, P. (2019). The results of biodiversity-ecosystem functioning experiments are realistic. Nature Ecology & Evolution. DOI: 10.1101/725812. Link.

2019

  • Van der Plas, F. (2019). Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in naturally assembled communities. Biological Reviews 94, 1220-1245. link.
  • Barbaro, L., Allan, E., Ampoorter, E., Castagneyrol, B., Charbonnier, Y., De Wandeler, H., Kerbiriou, C., Milligan, H., Vialatte, A., Carnol, M., Deconchat, M., De Smedt, P., Jactel, H., Koricheva, J., Le Viol, I., Muys, B., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K. & van der Plas, F. (2019). Biotic predictors complement bat and bird response models to climate and tree diversity in European forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286: 20182193. link
  • Kambach, S., Allan, E., Bilodeau-Gauthier, S., Coomes, D. A., Haase, J., Jucker, T., Kunstler, G., Mueller, S., Nock, C., Paquette, A., van der Plas, F., Ratcliffe, S., Roger, F., Ruiz-Benito, P., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Auge, H., Bouriaud, O., Castagneyrol, B., Dahlgren, J., Gamfeldt, L., Jactel, H., Kaendler, G., Koricheva, J., Lehtonen, A., Muys, B., Ponette, Q., Setiawan, N., Van de Peer, T., Verheyen, K., Zavala, M. A. & Bruelheide, H. (2019). How do trees respond to species mixing in experimental compared to conservational studies? Ecology & Evolution 9, 11254-11265.
  • Ma, X., Mahecha, M., Migliavacca, M., van der Plas, F., Benavides, R., Ratcliffe, S., Kattge, J., Richter, R., Musavi, T., Baeten, L., Bohn, F., Bouriaud, O., Bussoti, F., Coppi, A., Domisch, T., Huth, A., Jaroszewicz, B., Joswig, J., Pabón, D., Papale, D., Selvi, F., Laurin, G. V., Reichstein, M. & Wirth, C. (2019). Inferring plant functional diversity from space: exploring the potentials of Sentinel-2. Remote Sensing of the Environment,233 : 111368, Link.
  • Eisenhauer, N., Schielzeth, H., Barnes, A., Barry, K., Bonn, A., Brose, U., Bruelheide, H., Buchmann, N., Buscot, F., Ebeling, A., Ferlian, O., Freschet, G. T., Giling, D. P., Hättenschwiler, S., Hillebrand, H., Hines, J., Isbell, F., Koller-France, E., König-Ries, B., de Kroon, H., Meyer, S. T., Milcu, A., Nock, C. A., Petermann, J. S., Roscher, C., Scherber, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Schnitzer, S. A., Tscharntke, T., Türke, M., van Dam, N. M., van der Plas, F., Vogel, A., Wagg, C., Wardle, D. A., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W. W., Wirth C. & Jochu, M. (2019). A multitrophic perspective on biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research. Advances in Ecological Research 61, 1-54, Link.
  • Steidinger, B. S. … [over 100 co-authors, including F. van der Plas] … Peay, K. G. (2019). Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Nature 569, 404-408. Link.
  • Baeten, L., Bruelheide, H., van der Plas, F., Kambach, S., Ratcliffe, S., Jucker, T., Allan, E., Ampoorter, E., Barbaro, L., Bastias, C. C., Bauhus, J., Benavides, R., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bussotti, F., Carnol, M., Castagneyrol, B., Charbonnier, Y., Checko, E., Coomes, D. A., Dahlgren J., Dawud, S. M., De Wandeler, H., Domisch, T., Finér, L., Fischer, M., Fotelli, M., Gessler, A., Grossiord, C., Guyot, V., Hättenschwiler, S., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F.-X., Koricheva, J., Lehtonen, A., Müller, S., Muys, B., Nguyen, D., Nock, C., Pollastrini, M., Radoglou, K., Raulund?Rasmussen, K., Ruiz?Benito, P., Selvi, F., Stenlid, J., Valladares, F., Vesterdal, L., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Zavala, M. A. & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. (2019). Identifying the tree species compositions that maximize ecosystem functioning in European forests. Journal of Applied Ecology 56, 733-744. link.
  • Alzate, A., van der Plas, F., Zapata, F., Bonte, D. & Etienne, R. S. (2019). Incomplete datasets obscure associations between traits affecting dispersal ability and geographic range size of reef fishes in the Tropical Eastern Pacific. Ecology and Evolution 9, 1567-1577. link.
  • van der Plas, F., Allan, E., Fischer, M.. Alt, F., Arndt, H., Binkenstein, J., Blaser, S., Blüthgen, N., Boehm, S., Hoelzel, N., Kleus, V., Kleinebecker, T., Morris, K., Oelmann, Y., Prati, D., Renner, S., Rillig, M. C., Schaefer, H. M., Schloter, M., Schmitt, B., Schoening, I., Schrumpf, M., Solly, E., Sorkau, E., Steckel, J., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Stempfhuber, B., Tschapka, M., Weiner, C., Weisser, W., Werner, M., Westphal, C., Wilcke, W. & Manning, P. 2019. Towards the development of general rules describing landscape heterogeneity-multifunctionality relationships. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 168-179. link.
  • Penone, C., Allan, E., Soliveres, S., Felipe-Lucia, M. R., Gossner, M. M., Seibold, S., Simons, N. K., Schall, P., van der Plas, F., Manning, P., Manzanedo, R. D., Boch, S., Prati, D., Ammer, C., Bauhus, J., Buscot, F., Ehbrecht, M., Goldmann, K., Jung, K., Möller, J., Möller, J. C., Pena, R., Polle, A., Renner, S. C., Ruess, L., Schöning, I., Schrumpf, M., Solly, E., Tschapka, M., Weisser, W., Wubet, T. & Fischer, M. 2019. Specialisation and diversity of multiple trophic groups are promoted by different forest features. Ecology Letters 22: 170-180. link.

2018

  • Eisenauer, N., Hines, J., van der Plas, F., Hobbie, S. E., Kazanski, C. E., Lehmann, A., Liu, M., Lochner, A., Rillig, M. C., Vogel, A., Worm, K. & Reich, P. B. 2018. Plant diversity maintains multiple soil functions in future environments. eLIFE 7: e41228. link.
  • Felipe-Lucia, M. R., Soliveres, S., Penone, C., Manning, P., van der Plas, F., Boch, S., Prati, D., Ammer, C., Schall, P., Gossner, M. M., Bauhus, J., Buscot, F., Blaser, S., Blüthgen, N., de Frutos, A., Ehbrecht, M., Frank, K., Goldmann, K., Hänsel, F., Jung, K., Kahl, T., Nauss, T., Oelmann, Y., Pena, R., Polle, A., Renner, S., Schloter, M., Schöning, I., Schrumpf, M., Schulze, E.-D., Solly, E., Sorkau, E., Stempfhuber, B., Tschapka, M., Weisser, W., Wubet, T., Fischer, M. & Allan, E. 2018. Multiple forest attributes underpin the provision of multiple ecosystem services. Nature Communications 9: 4839. link.
  • Manning, P., van der Plas, F., Soliveres, S., Allan, E., Maestre, F., Mace, G., Whittingham, M. & Fischer, M. 2018. Redefining ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 427-436. link.
  • van der Plas, F., Ratcliffe, S., Ruiz-Benito, P, Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Zavala, M. A., Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Barbaro, L., Bastias, C. C., Bauhus, J., Benavides, R., Benneter, A., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., Bussotti, F., Carnol, M., Castagneyrol, B., Charbonnier, Y., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Dahlgren, J., Checko, E., Coppi, A., Dawud, S. M., Deconchat, M., De Smedt, P., De Wandeler, H., Domisch, T., Finér, L., Fotelli, M., Gessler, A., Granier, A., Grossiord, C., Guyot, V., Haase, J., Hättenschwiler, S., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F. X., Jucker, T., Kambach, S., Kaendler, G., Kattge, J., Koricheva, J., Kunstler, G., Lehtonen, A., Liebergesell, M., Manning, P., Milligan, H., Müller, S., Muys, B., Nguyen, D., Nock, C., Ohse, B., Paquette, A., Peñuelas, J., Pollastrini, M., Radoglou, K., Raulund?Rasmussen, K., Roger, F., Seidl, R., Selvi, F., Stenlid, J., Valladares, F., Keer, J., Vesterdal, L., Fischer, M., Gamfeldt, L. & Allan, E. 2018. Continental mapping of forest ecosystem functions reveals a high but unrealised potential for forest multifunctionality. Ecology Letters 21: 31-42. link.

2017

  • Ratcliffe, S., Wirth, C., Jucker, T., van der Plas, F., Scherer?Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Allan, E., Benavides, R., Bruelheide, H., Ohse, B., Paquette, A., Ampoorter, E., Bastias, C. C., Bauhus, J., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bussotti, F., Carnol, M., Castagneyrol, B., Che?ko, E., Dawud, S. M., De Wandeler, H., Domisch, T., Finér, L., Fischer, M., Fotelli, M., Gessler, A., Granier, A., Grossiord, C., Guyot, V., Haase, J., Hättenschwiler, S., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F. X., Kambach, S., Kolb, S., Koricheva, J., Liebersgesell, M., Milligan, H., Müller, S., Muys, B., Nguyen, D., Nock, C., Pollastrini, M., Purschke, O., Radoglou, K., Raulund?Rasmussen, K., Roger, F., Ruiz?Benito, P., Seidl, R., Selvi, F., Seiferling, I., Stenlid, J., Valladares, F., Vesterdal, L. & Baeten, L. 2017. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relations in European forests depend on environmental context. Ecology Letters 20: 1414-1426. link.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., Barbaro, L., Castagneyrol, B., Forrester, D.I., Gardiner, B., Ramon, J., Gonzalez-Olabarria, J. R., Lyver, P. O. B., Meurisse, N., Oxbrough, A., Taki, H., Thompson, I. D., van der Plas, F. & Jactel, H. 2017. Forest biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and the provision of ecosystem services. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 3005-3035. link.
  • Van der Plas, F., van Klink, R., Manning, P., Olff, H. & Fischer, M. 2017. Sensitivity of functional diversity metrics to sampling intensity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8: 1072-1080. link.
  • Schrama, M., van der Plas, F., Berg, M. P. & Olff, H. 2017. Decoupled diversity dynamics in green and brown groups during primary succession in a salt marsh. Journal of Animal Ecology 1: 158-169. link.
  • Janzen, T., Alzate, A., Muschick, M., Maan, M., van der Plas, F. & Etienne, R. S. 2017. Community assembly in Lake Tanganyika cichlid fish: quantifying the contributions of both niche-based and neutral processes. Ecology and Evolution 7: 1057-1067. link.

2016

  • Van der Plas, F., Manning, P., Soliveres, S., Allan, E., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., de Zavala, M.A., Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Bauhaus, J., Benavides, R., Benneter, A., Berthold, F., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., Bussotti, F., Carnol, M., Castagneyrol, B., Charbonnier, Y., Coomes, D., Coppi, A., Crespo Bastias, C., Muhie Dawud, S., de Wandeler, H., Domisch, T., Finér, L., Gessler, A., Granier, A., Grossiord, C., Guyot, V., Hattenschwiler, S., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F., Jucker, T., Koricheva, J., Milligan, H., Müller, S., Muys, B., Nguyen, D., Polastrini, M., Raulund-Rasmussen, K., Selvi, F., Stenlid, J., Valladares, F., Vesterdal, L., Zielínski, D. & Fischer, M. 2016. Biotic homogenization can decrease landscape-scale forest multifunctionality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113: 3557-3562. link.
  • Van der Plas, F., Manning, P., Allan, E., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., de Zavala, M.A., Hector, A., Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Bauhaus, J., Benavides, R., Benneter, A., Berthold, F., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., Bussotti, F., Carnol, M., Castagneyrol, B., Charbonnier, Y., Coomes, D., Coppi, A., Crespo Bastias, C., Muhie Dawud, S., de Wandeler, H., Domisch, T., Finér, L., Gessler, A., Granier, A., Grossiord, C., Guyot, V., Hattenschwiler, S., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F., Jucker, T., Koricheva, J., Milligan, H., Müller, S., Muys, B., Nguyen, D., Polastrini, M., Raulund-Rasmussen, K., Selvi, F., Stenlid, J., Valladares, F., Vesterdal, L., Zielínski, D. & Fischer, M. 2016. Jack-of-all-trades effects drive biodiversity-ecosystem multifunctionality relationships in European forests. Nature Communications 7: 11109. link.
  • Soliveres, S., Van der Plas, F., Manning, P., Prati, D., Gossner, M. M., Renner, S. C., Alt, F., Arndt, H., Baumgartner, V., Binkenstein, J., Birkhofer, K., Blaser, S., Bluthen, N., Boch, S.Borschig, C., Buscot, F., Diekotter, T., Heinze, J., Holzel, N., Jung, K., Klaus, V.H., Kleinebecker, T., Klemmer, S., Krauss, J., Lange, M., Morris, E. K., Muller, J., Oelmann, Y., Overmann, J., Pasalic, E., Rillig, M. C., Schaefer, H. M., Schmitt, B., Schoning, I., Schrumpf, M., Sikorski, J., Socher, S. A., Solly, E. F., Sonnemann, I., Sorkau, E., Steckel, J., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Stempfhuber, B., Tschapka, M., Turke, M., Venter, P. C., Weiner, C. N., Weisser, W. W., Werner, M., Westphal, C., Wilcke, W., Wolters, V., Wubet, T., Wurst, S., Fischer, M. & Allan, E. 2016. Biodiversity at multiple trophic levels is needed for ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature 536: 456-459. link.
  • Van der Plas, F., Howison, R. A., Mpandza, K., Cromsigt, J. P. G. M. & Olff, H. 2016. Different-sized grazers have distinctive effects on plant functional composition of an African savannah. Journal of Ecology 104: 864-875. link.

2015

  • Van der Plas, F., Janzen, T., Ordoñez, A., Fokkema, W., Reinders, J., Etienne, R. S. & Olff, H. 2015. A new modeling approach estimates the relative importance of different community assembly processes. Ecology 96: 1502-1515. link.
  • Van Klink, R., van der Plas, F., van Noordwijk, C. G. E., WallisDeVries, M. F. & Olff, H. 2015. Effects of large herbivores on grassland arthropod diversity. Biological Reviews 90: 347-366. link.

2014

  • Van der Plas, F. & Olff, H. 2014. Mesoherbivores affect grasshopper communities in a megaherbivore-dominated South African savannah. Oecologia 175: 639-649. link.

2013

  • Van der Plas, F., Zeinstra, P., Veldhuis, M., Fokkema, R., Tielens, E., Howison, R. & Olff, H. 2013. Responses of savannah lawn and bunch grasses to water limitation. Plant Ecology 214: 1157-1168. link.
  • Van der Plas, F., Howison, R., Reinders, J., Fokkema, W. & Olff, H. 2013. Functional traits of trees on and off termite mounds: understanding the origin of biotically-driven heterogeneity in savannas. Journal of Vegetation Science 24: 227-238. link.

2012

  • Van der Plas, F., Anderson, T. M. & Olff, H. 2012. Trait similarity patterns within grass and grasshopper communities: multitrophic community assembly at work. Ecology 93: 836-846. link.

2009

  • Dingemanse, N. J., van der Plas, F., Wright, J., Reale, D., Schrama, M., Roff, D. A., van der Zee, E. & Barber, I. 2009. Individual experience and evolutionary history of predation affect expression of heritable variation in fish personality and morphology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 276: 1285-1293. link.
  • Dingemanse, N. J., Oosterhof, C., van der Plas, F. & Barber, I. 2009. Variation in stickleback head morphology associated with parasite infection. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 96: 759-768. link.

 

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