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Master, Bachelor & Semester Theses

Ecology and Ecosystems Seminar Series

Next Speaker:

Dr. Lucy Rist (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) will be visiting to give a seminar on adaptive management - title wil be posted shortly.

Thursday 25th September 2014 (further details will be posted soon)


News

Sustainability Blog

Reforestation: a chance for farmers | 3 June 2014

Future farmers | 19 December 2013

Dark side of coffee | 11 November 2013

In the Media

Die Pflanze unseres Lebens (The plants of our lives) | NZZ am Sonntag | 23 February 2014 | Article on our oil palm work (in German).

Mongabay article on our 'landscape approach' principles for ecosystem management and wicked problems: Article

Article in ETH Life on our work in India on coffee agroforestry systems: German, English

New Publications

Born, J., Pluess, A.R.., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Nilus, R., Maycock, C.R. and Ghazoul, J. (2014) Differing life history characteristics support coexistence of tree soil generalist and specialist species in tropical rainforests. Biotropica, 46, 58-68.

Braaker, S., Ghazoul, J., Obrist, M.K. and Moretti, M. (2014) Habitat connectivity shapes urban arthropod communities: the key role of green roofs. Ecology, 95, 1010-1021.

Braaker, S., Moretti, M., Boesch, R., Ghazoul, J., Obrist, M.K., Bontadina, F. (2014) Assessing habitat connectivity for ground-dwelling animals in an urban environment. Ecological Applications, in press.

Frei, E., Ghazoul, J. and Pluess, A. (2014) Plastic responses to elevated temperature in low and high elevation populations of three grassland species. PLOS One, 9, e98677.

Frei, E., Ghazoul, J., Matter, P., Heggli, M. and Pluess, A. (2014) Plant population differentiation and climate change: responses of grassland species along an elevational gradient. Global Change Biology, 20, 441-455.

Ghazoul, J. (2014) Ecological dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology (ed. David Gibson), in press. see here

Ismail, S.A., Ghazoul, J., Ravikanth, G., Kushalappa, C.G., Uma Shaanker, R. and Kettle, C.J. (2014) Forest trees in human modified landscapes: ecological and genetic drivers of recruitment failure in Dysoxylum malabaricum (Meliaceae). PLOS One, 9, e89437.

Kaiser-Bunbury, C., Vazquez, D., Stang, M. and Ghazoul, J. (2014) Using structural equation modelling to investigate the determinants of the structure of plant-pollinator networks. Ecology, in press.

Lee, J.S.H., Abood, S., Ghazoul, J., Barus, B., Obidzinski, K. and Koh, L.P. (2013) Environmental impacts of oil palm state-owned plantations, private enterprises and smallholdings in Indonesia. Conservation Letters, 7, 25-33.

Lee, J.S.H., Garcia-Ulloa, J., Ghazoul, J., Obidzinski, K. and Koh, L.P. (2014) Modeling environmental and socioeconomic tradeoffs associated with land sparing and land sharing approaches to oil palm expansion in Sumatra, Indonesia. Journal of Applied Ecology, in press.

Matter, P., Kettle, C.J., Frei, E. Ghazoul, J. and Pluess, A.R. (2014) Geographic distance is more relevant than elevation to patterns of outbreeding in Ranunculus bulbosus. Journal of Ecology, 102, 518–530.

Discovering nature's wonder

An interview with Jaboury Ghazoul on Mongabay.com

Not so new book!

Ghazoul, J. and Sheil, D. 2010. Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity and Conservation. Oxford University Press.

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Forthcoming book

Ghazoul, J. (2015) Forests: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press. Expected May 2015.

Current available projects:

BSc Arbeiten

currently no open position

MSc Arbeit: Entwicklung einer Biodiversitätskarte für die UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch

Die UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch möchte in den kommenden Jahren Grundlagen für die grossräumige Besucherlenkung erarbeiten. Dazu ist es nötig, die räumliche Ausstattung des Perimeters genauer zu erfassen. Diese Masterarbeit soll wichtige Komponenten dieser Grundlage im Bereich der Lebensräume und Biodiversität bereitstellen. Das Ziel der Arbeit ist es, eine flächendeckende Lebensraum- und Biodiversitätskarte für das Biosphärenreservat zu erstellen. Dazu soll eine Methodik entwickelt werden, welche bestehende Daten (GIS, Artenvorkommen in Datenbanken und Expertenwissen) integriert und flächig extrapoliert. Voraussetzung für die Arbeit sind gute GIS Kenntnisse. Interessenten können sich bei Florian Knaus, 044 632 3987, florian.knaus(at)env.ethz.ch, melden.

 

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