Ecography

Papers
(The TQCC of Ecography is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
ArticleCitations
A standard protocol for reporting species distribution models419
Sampling biases shape our view of the natural world224
ENMTools 1.0: an R package for comparative ecological biogeography187
Species distribution models rarely predict the biology of real populations106
Modelling species presence‐only data with random forests92
mFD: an R package to compute and illustrate the multiple facets of functional diversity88
The challenge of novel abiotic conditions for species undergoing climate‐induced range shifts85
Explainable artificial intelligence enhances the ecological interpretability of black‐box species distribution models72
sampbias, a method for quantifying geographic sampling biases in species distribution data66
Is more data always better? A simulation study of benefits and limitations of integrated distribution models59
A global framework for linking alpine‐treeline ecotone patterns to underlying processes55
Testing the ability of species distribution models to infer variable importance51
Geographic patterns and environmental correlates of taxonomic and phylogenetic beta diversity for large‐scale angiosperm assemblages in China51
Mechanistic insights into the role of large carnivores for ecosystem structure and functioning47
Artificial nightlight alters the predator–prey dynamics of an apex carnivore46
A quantitative review of abundance‐based species distribution models44
Diatoms define a novel freshwater biogeography of the Antarctic42
Dispersal–niche continuum index: a new quantitative metric for assessing the relative importance of dispersal versus niche processes in community assembly42
Climate more important than soils for predicting forest biomass at the continental scale41
RangeShifter 2.0: an extended and enhanced platform for modelling spatial eco‐evolutionary dynamics and species' responses to environmental changes41
Mammal population densities at a global scale are higher in human‐modified areas40
Blind assessment of vertebrate taxonomic diversity across spatial scales by clustering environmental DNA metabarcoding sequences39
Ecological drivers of avian community assembly along a tropical elevation gradient38
Warming‐induced shrubline advance stalled by moisture limitation on the Tibetan Plateau37
Future restoration should enhance ecological complexity and emergent properties at multiple scales37
A complete inventory of North American butterfly occurrence data: narrowing data gaps, but increasing bias36
Phenology in freshwaters: a review and recommendations for future research36
Essential krill species habitat resolved by seasonal upwelling and ocean circulation models within the large marine ecosystem of the California Current System35
Comprehensive estimation of spatial and temporal migratory connectivity across the annual cycle to direct conservation efforts34
Spatially explicit models for decision‐making in animal conservation and restoration33
Biodiversity dynamics in the Anthropocene: how human activities change equilibria of species richness33
A protocol for reproducible functional diversity analyses31
From species sorting to mass effects: spatial network structure mediates the shift between metacommunity archetypes30
Jumping into the grids: mapping biodiversity hotspots in groundwater habitat types across Europe30
Spatial modelling of ecological indicator values improves predictions of plant distributions in complex landscapes30
Multi‐taxa colonisation along the foreland of a vanishing equatorial glacier30
Conservation of species interactions to achieve self‐sustaining ecosystems30
Testing Bergmann's rule in marine copepods29
Source pools and disharmony of the world's island floras29
Resolution in species distribution models shapes spatial patterns of plant multifaceted diversity28
Species interactions: next‐level citizen science28
Accounting for species interactions is necessary for predicting how arctic arthropod communities respond to climate change28
Elevational patterns of bird functional and phylogenetic structure in the central Himalaya28
Using multi‐scale spatially explicit frameworks to understand the relationship between functional diversity and species richness27
Demographic shifts in eastern US forests increase the impact of late‐season drought on forest growth27
Impact of landscape fragmentation and climate change on body size variation of bumblebees during the last century27
A global perspective on the functional responses of stream communities to flow intermittence27
Temporal trends in the spatial bias of species occurrence records26
Onward but not always upward: individualistic elevational shifts of tree species in subtropical montane forests26
wallace 2: a shiny app for modeling species niches and distributions redesigned to facilitate expansion via module contributions25
Matching the forecast horizon with the relevant spatial and temporal processes and data sources25
Fire characteristics and environmental conditions shape plant communities via regeneration strategy25
β diversity among ant communities on fragmented habitat islands: the roles of species trait, phylogeny and abundance24
Exposure of mammal genetic diversity to mid‐21st century global change23
A cross‐scale framework to support a mechanistic understanding and modelling of marine climate‐driven species redistribution, from individuals to communities23
Soil fauna diversity and chemical stressors: a review of knowledge gaps and roadmap for future research23
Factors influencing transferability in species distribution models23
megaSDM: integrating dispersal and time‐step analyses into species distribution models23
Elevation and body size drive convergent variation in thermo‐insulative feather structure of Himalayan birds22
Improving estimates of species distribution change by incorporating local trends22
Using maps of biogeographical ignorance to reveal the uncertainty in distributional data hidden in species distribution models22
Transferability of trait‐based species distribution models22
Extreme winter weather disrupts bird occurrence and abundance patterns at geographic scales22
The influence of stochasticity, landscape structure and species traits on abundant–centre relationships22
The leaf economic and plant size spectra of European forest understory vegetation21
Functional traits are key to understanding orchid diversity on islands21
Megaherbivore impacts on ecosystem and Earth system functioning: the current state of the science21
The undetectability of global biodiversity trends using local species richness21
Human‐induced reduction in mammalian movements impacts seed dispersal in the tropics21
When is variable importance estimation in species distribution modelling affected by spatial correlation?21
Landscape drivers of pests and pathogens abundance in arable crops20
The importance of intraspecific trait variability in promoting functional niche dimensionality20
Coupling eco‐evolutionary mechanisms with deep‐time environmental dynamics to understand biodiversity patterns20
The macroecology of reef fish agonistic behaviour20
New insights into the patterns and drivers of avian altitudinal migration from a growing crowdsourcing data source20
Uncertainty matters: ascertaining where specimens in natural history collections come from and its implications for predicting species distributions20
Host specificity and species colouration mediate the regional decline of nocturnal moths in central European forests20
Species out of sight: elucidating the determinants of research effort in global reptiles19
Warming threatens habitat suitability and breeding occupancy of rear‐edge alpine bird specialists19
Landscape connectivity for the invisibles19
Universality in biodiversity patterns: variation in species–temperature and species–productivity relationships reveals a prominent role of productivity in diversity gradients19
Climatic aridity increases temporal nestedness of invertebrate communities in naturally drying rivers19
Exploring timescales of predictability in species distributions19
Phenological delay despite warming in wood frog Rana sylvatica reproductive timing: a 20‐year study19
Climate extreme variables generated using monthly time‐series data improve predicted distributions of plant species19
Intertwined effects of defaunation, increased tree mortality and density compensation on seed dispersal18
iucn_sim: a new program to simulate future extinctions based on IUCN threat status18
Drivers of change in the realised climatic niche of terrestrial mammals18
Revealing hidden plant diversity in arid environments18
Metacommunity resilience against simulated gradients of wildfire: disturbance intensity and species dispersal ability determine landscape recover capacity18
What defines insularity for plants in edaphic islands?18
Defining and quantifying effective connectivity of landscapes for species' movements18
Crowd‐sourced plant occurrence data provide a reliable description of macroecological gradients17
Telomeres in a spatial context: a tool for understanding ageing pattern variation in wild populations17
Urbanization and artificial light at night reduce the functional connectivity of migratory aerial habitat17
Molecular analyses reveal consistent food web structure with elevation in rainforest Drosophila – parasitoid communities17
Interspecific competition constrains local abundance in highly suitable areas17
Geographic patterns and environmental correlates of phylogenetic relatedness and diversity for freshwater fish assemblages in North America17
The climate envelope of Alaska's northern treelines: implications for controlling factors and future treeline advance17
Expert‐based assessment of rewilding indicates progress at site‐level, yet challenges for upscaling17
pastclim 1.2: an R package to easily access and use paleoclimatic reconstructions17
Linking variability of tree water use and growth with species resilience to environmental changes16
Continental‐scale 1 km hummingbird diversity derived from fusing point records with lateral and elevational expert information16
Evolutionary patterns in the geographic range size of Atlantic Forest plants16
Life history consequences of climate change in hibernating mammals: a review16
Functional trait dimensions of trophic metacommunities16
An ecoregion‐based approach to restoring the world's intact large mammal assemblages16
Completeness analysis for over 3000 United States bee species identifies persistent data gap16
Impacts of beekeeping on wild bee diversity and pollination networks in the Aegean Archipelago16
The ODMAP protocol: a new tool for standardized reporting that could revolutionize species distribution modeling16
What factors increase the vulnerability of native birds to the impacts of alien birds?16
NicheMapR – an R package for biophysical modelling: the endotherm model15
Modeling the rarest of the rare: a comparison between multi‐species distribution models, ensembles of small models, and single‐species models at extremely low sample sizes15
Accounting for imperfect detection in data from museums and herbaria when modeling species distributions: combining and contrasting data‐level versus model‐level bias correction15
Disentangling drivers of spatial autocorrelation in species distribution models15
Advancing statistical models to reveal the effect of dissolved oxygen on the spatial distribution of marine taxa using thresholds and a physiologically based index15
Forecasting community reassembly using climate‐linked spatio‐temporal ecosystem models15
Can we model distribution of population abundance from wildlife–vehicles collision data?15
Resource selection functions based on hierarchical generalized additive models provide new insights into individual animal variation and species distributions15
The value of considering demographic contributions to connectivity: a review14
Huge spring migrations of insects from the Middle East to Europe: quantifying the migratory assemblage and ecosystem services14
Biogeography of telomere dynamics in a vertebrate14
Climate, soil resources and microbial activity shape the distributions of mountain plants based on their functional traits14
Historical legacies and ecological determinants of grass naturalizations worldwide14
Relics of beavers past: time and population density drive scale‐dependent patterns of ecosystem engineering14
The role of habitat fragmentation in Pleistocene megafauna extinction in Eurasia14
Elevational and local climate variability predicts thermal breadth of mountain tropical tadpoles14
Cold and hungry: combined effects of low temperature and resource scarcity on an edge‐of‐range temperate primate, the golden snub‐nose monkey14
Latitudinal gradients in genetic diversity and natural selection at a highly adaptive gene in terrestrial mammals14
Assessing year‐round habitat use by migratory sea ducks in a multi‐species context reveals seasonal variation in habitat selection and partitioning14
Efficient use of harvest data: a size‐class‐structured integrated population model for exploited populations14
Drivers of global pre‐industrial patterns of species turnover in planktonic foraminifera13
Characteristics of the naturalized flora of Southern Africa largely reflect the non‐random introduction of alien species for cultivation13
An RShiny app for modelling environmental DNA data: accounting for false positive and false negative observation error13
The Darwinian shortfall in plants: phylogenetic knowledge is driven by range size13
Effects of ungulate density and sociality on landscape heterogeneity: a mechanistic modeling approach13
Climate and land‐use driven reorganisation of structure and function in river macroinvertebrate communities13
Participatory scenarios for restoring European landscapes show a plurality of nature values13
Transoceanic dispersal of terrestrial species by debris rafting13
Portfolio effect and asynchrony as drivers of stability in plant–pollinator communities along a gradient of landscape heterogeneity13
Contrasting seasonal patterns of relative temperature and thermal heterogeneity and their influence on breeding and winter bird richness patterns across the conterminous United States13
RangeShiftR: an R package for individual‐based simulation of spatial eco‐evolutionary dynamics and species' responses to environmental changes13
Exploring larval phenology as predictor for range expansion in an invasive species13
Spatially varying coefficients can improve parsimony and descriptive power for species distribution models12
Latitudinal patterns in intertidal ecosystem structure in West Greenland suggest resilience to climate change12
Resource pulses influence the spatio‐temporal dynamics of a large carnivore population12
Complex relationships between beta diversity and dispersal in meta‐community models12
Noctuid and geometrid moth assemblages show divergent elevational gradients in body size and color lightness12
The importance of including phenology when modelling species ecological niche12
Herbarium specimens provide reliable estimates of phenological responses to climate at unparalleled taxonomic and spatiotemporal scales12
Elevation filters seed traits and germination strategies in the eastern Tibetan Plateau12
Integration of presence‐only data from several sources: a case study on dolphins' spatial distribution12
A methodological framework to predict the individual and population‐level distributions from tracking data12
Joint analysis of species and genetic variation to quantify the role of dispersal and environmental constraints in community turnover12
The environmental drivers of tree cover and forest–savanna mosaics in Southeast Asia12
The impact of thermal seasonality on terrestrial endotherm food web dynamics: a revision of the Exploitation Ecosystem Hypothesis12
Niche differentiation within a cryptic pathogen complex: climatic drivers and hyperparasitism at multiple spatial scales12
Testing the assumption of environmental equilibrium in an invasive plant species over a 130 year history12
Linking range wide energetic tradeoffs to breeding performance in a long‐distance migrant12
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