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Publications 1996 2019

2019

Habitat specialization, distribution range size and body size drive extinction risk in carabid beetles

Nolte, D., Boutaud, E., Kotze, D. J., Schuldt, A. & Assmann, T., Feb 2019, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 28, 5, p. 1267-1283 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2018

Commentary: Thinking of desirable futures, imagining better cities

Galan, J. & Kotze, D. J., 2018, Confused Suburban Identities: A Case Study of Helsinki Region. Joutsiniemi, A., Linkola, H., Puttonen, M., Swan, K. & Vaattovaara, M. (eds.). Painotalo Plus Digital Oy, p. 231-234 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Local habitat characteristics have a stronger effect than the surrounding urban landscape on beetle communities on green roofs

Kyro, K., Brenneisen, S., Kotze, D. J., Szallies, A., Gerner, M. & Lehvavirta, S., Jan 2018, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 29, p. 122-130 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Over twenty years farmland reforestation decreases fungal diversity of soils, but stimulates the return of ectomycorrhizal fungal communities

Hui, N., Liu, X., Jumpponen, A., Setälä, H., Kotze, D. J., Biktasheva, L. & Romantschuk, M., Jun 2018, In : Plant and Soil. 427, 1-2, p. 231-244 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Soil biota in boreal urban greenspace: Responses to plant type and age

Francini, G., Hui, N., Jumpponen, A., Kotze, D. J., Romantschuk, M., Allen, J. A. & Setala, H., Mar 2018, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 118, p. 145-155 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Spatial variation and linkages of soil and vegetation in the Siberian Arctic tundra - coupling field observations with remote sensing data

Mikola, J., Virtanen, T., Linkosalmi, M., Vähä, E., Nyman, J., Postanogova, O., Räsänen, A., Kotze, D. J., Laurila, T., Juutinen, S., Kondratyev, V. & Aurela, M., 9 May 2018, In : Biogeosciences. 15, 9, p. 2781–2801 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Studies on insect fauna in Olkiluoto and Lastensuo mire in 2010 - 2014

Haavisto, F., Kotze, D. J., Nieminen, M. & Venn, S. J., 2018, Posiva. 68 p. (Posiva Oy Working report; no. 2017-09)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

The invasion of abandoned fields by a major alien tree filters understory plant traits in novel forest ecosystems

Sitzia, T., Campagnaro, T., Kotze, D. J., Nardi, S. & Ertani, A., 30 May 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 8410, p. 1-10 10 p., 8410.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2017

Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Communities in Urban Parks Are Similar to Those in Natural Forests but Shaped by Vegetation and Park Age

Hui, N., Liu, X., Kotze, D. J., Jumpponen, A., Francini, G. & Setala, H., Dec 2017, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83, 23, 12 p., UNSP e01797-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Greenbelts do not reduce NO2 concentrations in near-road environments

Yli-Pelkonen, V. J., Viippola, J. V., Kotze, D. J. & Setälä, H. M., 10 Aug 2017, In : Urban Climate . 21, p. 306-317 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Introducing GLUSEEN: A New Open Access and Experimental Network in Urban Soil Ecology

Pouyat, R., Setälä, H., Szlavecz, K., Yesilonis, I. D., Cilliers, S., Hornung, E., Yarwood, S., Kotze, D. J., Dombos, M., McGuire, M. & Whitlow, T., 2017, In : Journal of urban Ecology. 3, 1, 10 p., jux002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Neo-spaces for urban livability? Urbanites' versatile mental images of green roofs in the Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland

Mesimäki, M., Hauru, K., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvavirta, S., Feb 2017, In : Land Use Policy. 61, p. 587-600 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Small fire refugia in the grassy matrix and the persistence of Afrotemperate forest in the Drakensberg mountains

Adie, H., Kotze, D. J. & Lawes, M. J., 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-10 11 p., 6549.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Soil microbial communities are shaped by vegetation type and park age in cities under cold climate

Hui, N., Jumpponen, A., Francini, G., Kotze, D. J., Liu, X., Romantschuk, M. L., Strömmer, R. H. & Setälä, H. M., 1 Feb 2017, In : Environmental Microbiology. 19, 3, p. 1281–1295 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The matrix affects carabid beetle assemblages in linear urban ruderal habitats

Prass, M., Vrezec, A., Setala, H. & Kotze, D. J., Oct 2017, In : Urban Ecosystems. 20, 5, p. 971-981 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Thermal behavior of green roofs under Nordic winter conditions

Collins, S., Kuoppamäki, K., Kotze, D. J. & Lü, X., 2017, In : Building and Environment. 122, p. 206-214 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Urbanization erodes ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity and may cause microbial communities to converge

Epp Schmidt, D. J., Pouyat, R., Szlavecz, K., Setälä, H., Kotze, D. J., Yesilonis, I., Cilliers, S., Hornung, E., Dombos, M. & Yarwood, S. A., 2017, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 1, 9 p., 0123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Urban parks provide ecosystem services by retaining metals and nutrients in soils

Setälä, H. M., Francini, G., Allen, J. A., Jumpponen, A., Hui, N. & Kotze, D. J., 2017, In : Environmental Pollution. 231, p. 451-461 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2016

Landscape history, time lags and drivers of change: urban natural grassland remnants in Potchefstroom, South Africa

du Toit, M. J., Kotze, D. J. & Cilliers, S. S., Nov 2016, In : Landscape Ecology. 31, 9, p. 2133-2150 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Population dynamics of the endangered shrub Myricaria germanica in a regulated Alpine river is influenced by active channel width and distance to check dams

Sitzia, T., Michielon, B., Iacopino, S. & Kotze, D. J., Oct 2016, In : Ecological Engineering. 95, p. 828-838 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Rämeiden ojituksen ja ennallistamisen vaikutukset elinympäristön rakenteeseen, kasvillisuuteen ja muurahaisiin

Punttila, P., Autio, O., Kotiaho, J. S., Kotze, D. J., Luokola, O. J., Noreika, N., Vuori, A. & Vepsäläinen, K., 2016, In : Metsätieteen aikakauskirja. 2016, 1, p. 64-67 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Specialist butterflies benefit most from the ecological restoration of mires

Noreika, N., Kotze, D. J., Loukola, O. J., Sormunen, N., Vuori, A., Päivinen, J., Penttinen, J., Punttila, P. & Kotiaho, J. S., Apr 2016, In : Biological Conservation. 196, p. 103-114 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Substrate depth and roof age strongly affect plant abundances on sedum-moss and meadow green roofs in Helsinki, Finland

Gabrych, M., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvävirta, S., Jan 2016, In : Ecological Engineering. 86, p. 95-104 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The effects of drainage and restoration of pine mires on habitat structure, vegetation and ants

Punttila, P., Autio, O., Kotiaho, J. S., Kotze, D. J., Loukola, O. J., Noreika, N., Vuori, A. & Vepsäläinen, K., 2016, In : Silva Fennica. 50, 2, 31 p., 1462.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Vegetation type and age drive changes in soil properties, nitrogen, and carbon sequestration in urban parks under cold climate

Setälä, H. M., Francini, G., Allen, J. A., Hui, N., Jumpponen, A. & Kotze, D. J., 2016, In : Frontiers in ecology and evolution . 4, 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2015

A global comparison of surface soil characteristics across five cities: a test of the urban ecosystem convergence hypothesis

Pouyat, R. V., Yesilonis, I. D., Dombos, M., Szlavecz, K., Setälä, H., Cilliers, S., Hornung, E., Kotze, D. J. & Yarwood, S., 2015, In : Soil Science. 180, 4/5, p. 136-145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Converting land into golf courses - effects on ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae)

Saarikivi, J., Tähtinen, S., Malmberg, S. & Kotze, D. J., May 2015, In : Insect Conservation and Diversity. 8, 3, p. 247-251 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Rapid recovery of invertebrate communities after ecological restoration of boreal mires

Noreika, N., Kotiaho, J. S., Penttinen, J., Punttila, P., Vuori, A., Pajunen, T., Autio, O., Loukola, O. J. & Kotze, D. J., Sep 2015, In : Restoration Ecology. 23, 5, p. 566-579 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Tree species composition affects the abundance of rowan (Sorbus aucuparia L.) in urban forests in Finland

Hamberg, L., Lehvavirta, S., Kotze, D. J. & Heikkinen, J., 15 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 151, p. 369-377 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Urban mires as hotspots of epigaeic arthropod diversity

Noreika, N., Pajunen, T. & Kotze, D. J., Nov 2015, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 24, 12, p. 2991-3007 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Wildlife conservation through forestry abandonment: responses of beetle communities to habitat change in the Eastern Alps

Sitzia, T., Campagnaro, T., Gatti, E., Sommacal, M. & Kotze, D. J., May 2015, In : European Journal of Forest Research. 134, 3, p. 511-524 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Fragmentation and recreational use affect tree regeneration in urban forests

Lehvavirta, S., Vilisics, F., Hamberg, L., Malmivaara-Lamsa, M. & Kotze, D. J., 2014, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 13, 4, p. 869-877 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The effects of decaying logs on the aesthetic experience and acceptability of urban forests - Implications for forest management

Hauru, K., Koskinen, S., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvävirta, S., 2014, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 123, p. 114-123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Urban snow indicates pollution originating from road traffic

Kuoppamaki, K., Setala, H., Rantalainen, A-L. & Kotze, D. J., Dec 2014, In : Environmental Pollution. 195, p. 56-63 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2013

Urban dry meadows provide valuable habitat for granivorous and xerophylic carabid beetles

Venn, S., Kotze, D. J., Lassila, T. & Niemelä, J., 2013, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 17, 4, p. 747-764 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2012

Botanic gardens are an invaluable asset in the era of climate change

Schulman, L., Kotze, D. J. & Lehvävirta, S., Mar 2012, EuroGardV: Botanic gardens in the age of climate change – supplementary proceedings. Schulman, L., Kotze, J. & Lehvävirta, S. (eds.). Finnish Museum of Natural History, p. 6-7 2 p. (Ulmus; no. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

Closure of view to the urban matrix has positive effects on perceived restorativeness in urban forests in Helsinki, Finland

Hauru, K., Lehvavirta, S., Korpela, K. & Kotze, D. J., 30 Sep 2012, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 107, 4, p. 361-369 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dealing with varying detection probability, unequal sample sizes and clumped distributions in count data

Kotze, D. J., O'Hara, R. B. & Lehvävirta, S., 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 7, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Effects of habitat edges and trampling on the distribution of ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in urban forests

Kotze, D. J., Lehvävirta, S., Koivula, M., O'Hara, R. B. & Spence, J. R., 2012, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 16, 6, p. 883-897 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

EuroGard V: Botanic Gardens in the Age of Climate Change: Supplementary Proceedings

Schulman, L. (ed.), Kotze, J. (ed.) & Lehvävirta, S. (ed.), Mar 2012, Finnish Museum of Natural History. 90 p. (Ulmus; no. 14)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Forest edge contrasts have a predictable effect on the spatial distribution of carabid beetles in urban forests

Noreika, N. & Kotze, D. J., 2012, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 16, 6, p. 867-881 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Nature Conservation - a new dimension in Open Access publishing bridging science and application

Henle, K., Bell, S., Brotons, L., Clobert, J., Evans, D., Görg, C., Grodzinska-Jurczak, M., Gruber, B., Haila, Y., Henry, P-Y., Huth, A., Julliard, R., Keil, P., Kleyer, M., Kotze, D. J., Kunin, W., Lengyel, S., Lin, Y-P., Loyau, A., Luck, G. W. & 21 othersMagnusson, W., Margules, C., Matsinos, Y., May, P., Sousa-Pinto, I., Possingham, H., Potts, S., Ring, I., Pryke, J. S., Samways, M. J., Saunders, D., Schmeller, D., Similä, J., Sommer, S., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Stoev, P., Sykes, M. T., Tóthmérész, B., Tzanopoulos, J., Yam, R. & Penev, L., 2012, In : Nature Conservation. 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2011

Carabid beetles as bioindicators: biogeographical, ecological and environmental studies: Proceedings of the XIV European Carabidologists Meeting

Kotze, D. J., Assmann, T., Noordijk, J., Turin, H. & Vermeulen, R., 2011, Sofia-Moscow: Pensoft Publishers. 573 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Effects of urbanization on the ecology and evolution of arthropods

Kotze, D. J., Venn, S., Niemelä, J. & Spence, J., 2011, Urban Ecology. Patterns, Processes, and Applications. Niemelä, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 1-374 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Forty years of carabid beetle research in Europe - from taxonomy, biology, ecology and population studies to bioindication, habitat assessment and conservation

Kotze, D. J., Brandmayr, P., Casale, A., Dauffy-Richard, E., Dekoninck, W., Koivula, M. J., Lövei, G. L., Mossakowski, D., Noordijk, J., Paarmann, W., Pizzolotto, R., Saska, P., Schwerk, A., Serrano, J., Szyszko, J., Taboada, A., Turin, H., Venn, S., Vermeulen, R. & Zetto, T., 2011, In : ZooKeys. 100, Special issue, p. 55-148 94 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The value of semi-natural grasslands for the conservation of carabid beetles in long-term managed forested landscapes

Taboada, A., Kotze, D. J., Salgado, J. M. & Tárrega, R., 2011, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 15, 4, p. 573-590 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2010

Carabid beetle assemblages associated with urban golf courses in the greater Helsinki area

Saarikivi, J., Idström, L., Venn, S., Niemelä, J. & Kotze, D. J., 2010, In : European Journal of Entomology. 107, 4, p. 553-561 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Do not log-transform count data

O'Hara, R. & Kotze, D. J., 2010, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 1, p. 118-122 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review