GEM Publications and reports

In the left menu you can find Annual report cards, GEM reports and publications (peer-reviewed papers from previous years, annual reports, other reports, books and general information) from the different localities. Below is a list of the most recent peer reviewed publications.

2020 GEM publications

Abrego, N., T. Huotari, A. J. M. Tack, B. D. Lindahl, G. Tikhonov, P. Somervuo, N. Martin Schmidt, O. Ovaskainen & T. Roslin (2020a) Higher host plant specialization of root-associated endophytes than mycorrhizal fungi along an arctic elevational gradient. Ecology and Evolution, 10, 8989-9002.

Abrego, N., T. Roslin, T. Huotari, A. J. M. Tack, B. D. Lindahl, G. Tikhonov, P. Somervuo, N. M. Schmidt & O. Ovaskainen (2020b) Accounting for environmental variation in co-occurrence modelling reveals the importance of positive interactions in root-associated fungal communities. Molecular Ecology, 29, 2736-2746.

Beest, F. M. v., L. T. Beumer, M. Chimienti, J.-P. Desforges, N. P. Huffeldt, S. H. Pedersen & N. M. Schmidt (2020) Environmental conditions alter behavioural organization and rhythmicity of a large Arctic ruminant across the annual cycle. Royal Society Open Science, 7, 201614.

Chimienti, M., J.-P. Desforges, L. T. Beumer, J. Nabe-Nielsen, F. M. van Beest & N. M. Schmidt (2020) Energetics as common currency for integrating high resolution activity patterns into dynamic energy budget-individual based models. Ecological Modelling, 434, 109250.

Christensen, T., T. Barry, J. J. Taylor, M. Doyle, M. Aronsson, J. Braa, C. Burns, C. Coon, S. Coulson, C. Cuyler, K. Falk, S. Heiðmarsson, P. Kulmala, J. Lawler, D. MacNearney, V. Ravolainen, P. A. Smith, M. Soloviev & N. M. Schmidt (2020) Developing a circumpolar programme for the monitoring of Arctic terrestrial biodiversity. Ambio, 49, 655-665.

Cuyler, C., J. Rowell, J. Adamczewski, M. Anderson, J. Blake, T. Bretten, V. Brodeur, M. Campbell, S. L. Checkley, H. D. Cluff, S. D. Côté, T. Davison, M. Dumond, B. Ford, A. Gruzdev, A. Gunn, P. Jones, S. Kutz, L.-M. Leclerc, C. Mallory, F. Mavrot, J. B. Mosbacher, I. M. Okhlopkov, P. Reynolds, N. M. Schmidt, T. Sipko, M. Suitor, M. Tomaselli & B. Ytrehus (2020) Muskox status, recent variation, and uncertain future. Ambio, 49, 805-819.

Ehrich, D., N. M. Schmidt, G. Gauthier, R. Alisauskas, A. Angerbjörn, K. Clark, F. Ecke, N. E. Eide, E. Framstad, J. Frandsen, A. Franke, O. Gilg, M.-A. Giroux, H. Henttonen, B. Hörnfeldt, R. A. Ims, G. D. Kataev, S. P. Kharitonov, S. T. Killengreen, C. J. Krebs, R. B. Lanctot, N. Lecomte, I. E. Menyushina, D. W. Morris, G. Morrisson, L. Oksanen, T. Oksanen, J. Olofsson, I. G. Pokrovsky, I. Y. Popov, D. Reid, J. D. Roth, S. T. Saalfeld, G. Samelius, B. Sittler, S. M. Sleptsov, P. A. Smith, A. A. Sokolov, N. A. Sokolova, M. Y. Soloviev & D. V. Solovyeva (2020) Documenting lemming population change in the Arctic: Can we detect trends? Ambio, 49, 786-800.

Fuglei, E., J.-A. Henden, C. T. Callahan, O. Gilg, J. Hansen, R. A. Ims, A. P. Isaev, J. Lang, C. L. McIntyre, R. A. Merizon, O. Y. Mineev, Y. N. Mineev, D. Mossop, O. K. Nielsen, E. B. Nilsen, Å. Ø. Pedersen, N. M. Schmidt, B. Sittler, M. H. Willebrand & K. Martin (2020) Circumpolar status of Arctic ptarmigan: Population dynamics and trends. Ambio, 49, 749-761.

Gillespie, M. A. K., M. Alfredsson, I. C. Barrio, J. Bowden, P. Convey, S. J. Coulson, L. E. Culler, M. T. Dahl, K. M. Daly, S. Koponen, S. Loboda, Y. Marusik, J. P. Sandström, D. S. Sikes, J. Slowik & T. T. Høye (2020a) Circumpolar terrestrial arthropod monitoring: A review of ongoing activities, opportunities and challenges, with a focus on spiders. Ambio, 49, 704-717.

Gillespie, M. A. K., M. Alfredsson, I. C. Barrio, J. J. Bowden, P. Convey, L. E. Culler, S. J. Coulson, P. H. Krogh, A. M. Koltz, S. Koponen, S. Loboda, Y. Marusik, J. P. Sandström, D. S. Sikes & T. T. Høye (2020b) Status and trends of terrestrial arthropod abundance and diversity in the North Atlantic region of the Arctic. Ambio, 49, 718-731.

Hopwood, M. J., D. Carroll, T. Dunse, A. Hodson, J. M. Holding, J. L. Iriarte, S. Ribeiro, E. P. Achterberg, C. Cantoni, D. F. Carlson, M. Chierici, J. S. Clarke, S. Cozzi, A. Fransson, T. Juul-Pedersen, M. H. S. Winding & L. Meire (2020) Review article: How does glacier discharge affect marine biogeochemistry and primary production in the Arctic? The Cryosphere, 14, 1347-1383.

Høye, T. T., J.-C. Kresse, A. M. Koltz & J. J. Bowden (2020) Earlier springs enable high-Arctic wolf spiders to produce a second clutch. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287, 20200982.

Ji, Y., T. Huotari, T. Roslin, N. M. Schmidt, J. Wang, D. W. Yu & O. Ovaskainen (2020) SPIKEPIPE: A metagenomic pipeline for the accurate quantification of eukaryotic species occurrences and intraspecific abundance change using DNA barcodes or mitogenomes. Molecular Ecology Resources, 20, 256-267.

Jung, J. Y., A. Michelsen, M. Kim, S. Nam, N. M. Schmidt, S. Jeong, Y.-H. Choe, B. Y. Lee, H. I. Yoon & Y. K. Lee (2020) Responses of surface SOC to long-term experimental warming vary between different heath types in the high Arctic tundra. European Journal of Soil Science, 71, 752-767.

Kahlert, M., K. M. Rühland, I. Lavoie, F. Keck, E. Saulnier-Talbot, D. Bogan, R. B. Brua, S. Campeau, K. S. Christoffersen, J. M. Culp, S. M. Karjalainen, J. Lento, S. C. Schneider, R. Shaftel & J. P. Smol (2020) Biodiversity patterns of Arctic diatom assemblages in lakes and streams: Current reference conditions and historical context for biomonitoring. Freshwater Biology, n/a.

Kankaanpää, T., E. Vesterinen, B. Hardwick, N. M. Schmidt, T. Andersson, P. E. Aspholm, I. C. Barrio, N. Beckers, J. Bêty, T. Birkemoe, M. DeSiervo, K. H. I. Drotos, D. Ehrich, O. Gilg, V. Gilg, N. Hein, T. T. Høye, K. M. Jakobsen, C. Jodouin, J. Jorna, M. V. Kozlov, J.-C. Kresse, D.-J. Leandri-Breton, N. Lecomte, M. Loonen, P. Marr, S. K. Monckton, M. Olsen, J.-A. Otis, M. Pyle, R. E. Roos, K. Raundrup, D. Rozhkova, B. Sabard, A. Sokolov, N. Sokolova, A. M. Solecki, C. Urbanowicz, C. Villeneuve, E. Vyguzova, V. Zverev & T. Roslin (2020) Parasitoids indicate major climate-induced shifts in arctic communities. Global Change Biology, 26, 6276-6295.

Koebsch, F., O. Sonnentag, J. Järveoja, M. Peltoniemi, P. Alekseychik, M. Aurela, A. N. Arslan, K. Dinsmore, D. Gianelle, C. Helfter, M. Jackowicz-Korczynski, A. Korrensalo, F. Leith, M. Linkosalmi, A. Lohila, M. Lund, M. Maddison, I. Mammarella, Ü. Mander, K. Minkkinen, A. Pickard, J. W. M. Pullens, E.-S. Tuittila, M. B. Nilsson & M. Peichl (2020) Refining the role of phenology in regulating gross ecosystem productivity across European peatlands. Global Change Biology, 26, 876-887.

Krause-Jensen, D., Archambault, P. , Assis, J. , Bartsch, I. , Bischof, K. , Filbee-Dexter, K. , Dunton, K. , Maximova, O. , Ragnarsdóttir, S. B. , Sejr, M. K. , Simakova, U. , Spiridonov, V. , Wegeberg, S. , Winding, M. H. S. and Duarte, C. M. (2020):  ,  . doi: (2020) Imprint of climate change on pan-Arctic marine vegetation. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7 , p. 617324.

Kropp, H., M. M. Loranty, S. M. Natali, A. L. Kholodov, A. V. Rocha, I. Myers-Smith, B. W. Abbot, J. Abermann, E. Blanc-Betes, D. Blok, G. Blume-Werry, J. Boike, A. L. Breen, S. M. P. Cahoon, C. T. Christiansen, T. A. Douglas, H. E. Epstein, G. V. Frost, M. Goeckede, T. T. Høye, S. D. Mamet, J. A. O’Donnell, D. Olefeldt, G. K. Phoenix, V. G. Salmon, A. B. K. Sannel, S. L. Smith, O. Sonnentag, L. S. Vaughn, M. Williams, B. Elberling, L. Gough, J. Hjort, P. M. Lafleur, E. S. Euskirchen, M. M. P. D. Heijmans, E. R. Humphreys, H. Iwata, B. M. Jones, M. T. Jorgenson, I. Grünberg, Y. Kim, J. Laundre, M. Mauritz, A. Michelsen, G. Schaepman-Strub, K. D. Tape, M. Ueyama, B.-Y. Lee, K. Langley & M. Lund (2020) Shallow soils are warmer under trees and tall shrubs across Arctic and Boreal ecosystems. Environmental Research Letters, 16, 015001.

Lau, D. C. P., K. S. Christoffersen, J. Erkinaro, B. Hayden, J. Heino, S. Hellsten, K. Holmgren, K. K. Kahilainen, M. Kahlert, S. M. Karjalainen, J. Karlsson, L. Forsström, J. Lento, M. Mjelde, J. Ruuhijärvi, S. Sandøy, A. K. Schartau, M.-A. Svenning, T. Vrede & W. Goedkoop (2020) Multitrophic biodiversity patterns and environmental descriptors of sub-Arctic lakes in northern Europe. Freshwater Biology, n/a.

López-Blanco, E., M. Jackowicz-Korczynski, M. Mastepanov, K. Skov, A. Westergaard-Nielsen, M. Williams & T. R. Christensen (2020) Multi-year data-model evaluation reveals the importance of nutrient availability over climate in arctic ecosystem C dynamics. Environmental Research Letters, 15, 094007.

Luostarinen, T., S. Ribeiro, K. Weckström, M. Sejr, L. Meire, P. Tallberg & M. Heikkilä (2020) An annual cycle of diatom succession in two contrasting Greenlandic fjords: from simple sea-ice indicators to varied seasonal strategists. Marine Micropaleontology, 101873.

Mankoff, K. D., B. Noël, X. Fettweis, A. P. Ahlstrøm, W. Colgan, K. Kondo, K. Langley, S. Sugiyama, D. van As & R. S. Fausto (2020) Greenland liquid water discharge from 1958 through 2019. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 2811-2841.

Meltofte, R., Hansen (2020) Increased variability in bird populations at Zackenberg, high Arctic Greenland 1996-2018, but few unidirectional trends or correlations with local conditions DOFT.

Meyer, N., L. Bollache, F.-X. Dechaume-Moncharmont, J. Moreau, E. Afonso, A. Angerbjörn, J. Bêty, D. Ehrich, V. Gilg, M.-A. Giroux, J. Hansen, R. B. Lanctot, J. Lang, N. Lecomte, L. McKinnon, J. Reneerkens, S. T. Saalfeld, B. Sabard, N. M. Schmidt, B. Sittler, P. Smith, A. Sokolov, V. Sokolov, N. Sokolova, R. van Bemmelen & O. Gilg (2020) Nest attentiveness drives nest predation in arctic sandpipers. Oikos, 129, 1481-1492.

Moon, T., T. Scambos, W. Abdalati, A. P. Ahlstrøm, R. Bindschadler, J. Gambill, P. Heimbach, R. Hock, K. Langley, I. Miller & M. Truffer (2020) Ending a Sea of Confusion: Insights and Opportunities in Sea-Level Change Communication. Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 62, 4-15.

Morel, X., Birger Hansen, , Christine Delire, , Per Ambus, , Mikhail Mastepanov, and Bertrand Decharme (2020) A new dataset of soil Carbon and Nitrogen stocks and profiles from an instrumented Greenlandic fen designed to evaluate land-surface models. preprint.

Ovaskainen, O., N. Abrego, P. Somervuo, I. Palorinne, B. Hardwick, J.-M. Pitkänen, N. R. Andrew, P. A. Niklaus, N. M. Schmidt, S. Seibold, J. Vogt, E. V. Zakharov, P. D. N. Hebert, T. Roslin & N. V. Ivanova (2020) Monitoring Fungal Communities With the Global Spore Sampling Project. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7.

Pastorello, G., C. Trotta, E. Canfora, H. Chu, D. Christianson, Y.-W. Cheah, C. Poindexter, J. Chen, A. Elbashandy, M. Humphrey, P. Isaac, D. Polidori, M. Reichstein, A. Ribeca, C. van Ingen, N. Vuichard, L. Zhang, B. Amiro, C. Ammann, M. A. Arain, J. Ardö, T. Arkebauer, S. K. Arndt, N. Arriga, M. Aubinet, M. Aurela, D. Baldocchi, A. Barr, E. Beamesderfer, L. B. Marchesini, O. Bergeron, J. Beringer, C. Bernhofer, D. Berveiller, D. Billesbach, T. A. Black, P. D. Blanken, G. Bohrer, J. Boike, P. V. Bolstad, D. Bonal, J.-M. Bonnefond, D. R. Bowling, R. Bracho, J. Brodeur, C. Brümmer, N. Buchmann, B. Burban, S. P. Burns, P. Buysse, P. Cale, M. Cavagna, P. Cellier, S. Chen, I. Chini, T. R. Christensen, J. Cleverly, A. Collalti, C. Consalvo, B. D. Cook, D. Cook, C. Coursolle, E. Cremonese, P. S. Curtis, E. D’Andrea, H. da Rocha, X. Dai, K. J. Davis, B. D. Cinti, A. d. Grandcourt, A. D. Ligne, R. C. De Oliveira, N. Delpierre, A. R. Desai, C. M. Di Bella, P. d. Tommasi, H. Dolman, F. Domingo, G. Dong, S. Dore, P. Duce, E. Dufrêne, A. Dunn, J. Dušek, D. Eamus, U. Eichelmann, H. A. M. ElKhidir, W. Eugster, C. M. Ewenz, B. Ewers, D. Famulari, S. Fares, I. Feigenwinter, A. Feitz, R. Fensholt, G. Filippa, M. Fischer, J. Frank, M. Galvagno, M. Gharun, et al. (2020) The FLUXNET2015 dataset and the ONEFlux processing pipeline for eddy covariance data. Scientific Data, 7, 225.

Randelhoff, A., J. Holding, M. Janout, M. K. Sejr, M. Babin, J.-É. Tremblay & M. B. Alkire (2020) Pan-Arctic Ocean Primary Production Constrained by Turbulent Nitrate Fluxes. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7.

Rinnan, R., L. L. Iversen, J. Tang, I. Vedel-Petersen, M. Schollert & G. Schurgers (2020) Separating direct and indirect effects of rising temperatures on biogenic volatile emissions in the Arctic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, 32476-32483.

Rysgaard, S., W. Boone, D. Carlson, M. K. Sejr, J. Bendtsen, T. Juul-Pedersen, H. Lund, L. Meire & J. Mortensen (2020) An Updated View on Water Masses on the pan-West Greenland Continental Shelf and Their Link to Proglacial Fjords. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015564.

Schmidt, N. M., C. Grøndahl, A. L. Evans, J.-P. Desforges, J. Blake, L. H. Hansen, L. T. Beumer, J. B. Mosbacher, M. Stelvig, E. M. Greunz, M. Chimienti & F. M. van Beest (2020) On the interplay between hypothermia and reproduction in a high arctic ungulate. Scientific Reports, 10, 1514.

Schneider, L. K., K. Anestis, J. Mansour, A. A. Anschütz, N. Gypens, P. J. Hansen, U. John, K. Klemm, J. L. Martin, N. Medic, F. Not & W. Stolte (2020) A dataset on trophic modes of aquatic protists. Biodiversity Data Journal, 8.

Taylor, J. J., J. P. Lawler, M. Aronsson, T. Barry, A. D. Bjorkman, T. Christensen, S. J. Coulson, C. Cuyler, D. Ehrich, K. Falk, A. Franke, E. Fuglei, M. A. Gillespie, S. Heiðmarsson, T. Høye, L. K. Jenkins, V. Ravolainen, P. A. Smith, P. Wasowicz & N. M. Schmidt (2020) Arctic terrestrial biodiversity status and trends: A synopsis of science supporting the CBMP State of Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Report. Ambio, 49, 833-847.

Tiusanen, M., T. Kankaanpää, N. M. Schmidt & T. Roslin (2020) Heated rivalries: Phenological variation modifies competition for pollinators among arctic plants. Global Change Biology, 26, 6313-6325.

Tomczyk, A. M. & M. W. Ewertowski (2020) UAV-based remote sensing of immediate changes in geomorphology following a glacial lake outburst flood at the Zackenberg river, northeast Greenland. Journal of Maps, 16, 86-100.

Tomczyk, A. M., M. W. Ewertowski & J. L. Carrivick (2020) Geomorphological impacts of a glacier lake outburst flood in the high arctic Zackenberg River, NE Greenland. Journal of Hydrology, 591, 125300.

van Beest, F. M., L. T. Beumer, M. Chimienti, J.-P. Desforges, N. P. Huffeldt, S. H. Pedersen & N. M. Schmidt (2020) Environmental conditions alter behavioural organization and rhythmicity of a large Arctic ruminant across the annual cycle. Royal Society Open Science, 7, 201614.

van Klink, R., D. E. Bowler, K. B. Gongalsky, A. B. Swengel, A. Gentile & J. M. Chase (2020) Meta-analysis reveals declines in terrestrial but increases in freshwater insect abundances. Science, 368, 417-420.

Wester-Larsen, L., M. Kramshøj, C. N. Albers & R. Rinnan (2020) Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds in Arctic Soil: A Field Study of Concentrations and Variability With Vegetation Cover. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125, e2019JG005551.


Westergaard-Nielsen, A., T. Balstrøm, U. A. Treier, S. Normand & B. Elberling (2020) Estimating meltwater retention and associated nitrate redistribution during snowmelt in an Arctic tundra landscape. Environmental Research Letters, 15, 034025.

2019 GEM publications