Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Pichon, N.A., Kaarlejärvi, E. & Eskelinen, A. 2023. Seed limitation interacts with biotic and abiotic factors to constrain novel species’ impact on community biomass and richness. Ecology Letters, in press.  

Jessen, M.-T., Auge, H., Harpole, S. & Eskelinen, A. 2023. Litter accumulation, not light limitation, drives early plant recruitment. Journal of Ecology, in press.    

Risch, A.C., Zimmermann, S., Schütz, M., Borer, E.T., Broadbent, A.A.D., Caldeira, M.C., …, Eskelinen, A., …, et al. 2023. Drivers of the microbial metabolic quotient across global grasslands. Global Ecology & Biogeography, in press.

Muehleisen, A.J., Watkins, C.R.E., Altmire, G.R., Shaw, E.A., Case, M.F., …, Eskelinen, A., …, et al. 2023. Nutrient addition drives declines in grassland species richness primarily via enhanced species loss. Journal of Ecology, in press.

Beat, F., Moser, B., Tytgat, B., Zimmermann, S., Alberti, A., Biederman. L.A., …, Eskelinen, A., …, et al. 2022. Long-term N-addition alters the community structure of functionally important N-cycling soil microorganisms across global grasslands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 108887. ,

Eskelinen, A., Harpole, W.S., Jessen, M.-T., Virtanen, R., & Hautier, Y. 2022. Light competition drives herbivore and nutrient effects on plant diversity. Nature 611: 301–305, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-05383-9

Jessen, M.-T., Auge, H., Hautier, Y., Harpole, S. & Eskelinen, A. 2022. Grazing and light modify Silene latifolia responses to nutrients and future climate. Plos One, accepted.

Virtanen, R., Bakker, J.D., Jessen, M.-T., Sullivan, L.L., Harpole, W.S., & Eskelinen, A. 2022. Is the bryophyte soil diaspore bank buffered against nutrient enrichment and grazing exclusion? Plant and Soil 477: 487–499.

Vázquez, E., Schleuss, P.-M., Borer, E.T., Bugalho, M.N., Caldeira, M.C., …, Eskelinen, A., …, et al. 2022. Nitrogen but not phosphorus addition affects symbiotic N2 fixation by legumes in natural and semi-natural grasslands located on four continents. Plant and Soil 478: 689-707

Cappelli, S, Pichon, N.A., Mannall, T, Allan, E. 2022. Consistent biodiversity effects across functions. Ecological monographs, accepted.

Chen, Q., Wang, S., Seabloom, E., MacDougall, A., Borer, E., Bakker, J., …, Eskelinen, A., …, et al. 2022. Nutrients and herbivores impact grassland stability across spatial scales through different pathways. Global Change Biology 28: 2678-2688.

Langley, J.A., Grman, E., Wilcox, K.R., Avolio, M.L., Komatsu, K.J., Collins, S., …, Eskelinen, A., …, et al. 2022. Do tradeoffs govern plant species responses to different global change treatments? Ecology, in press. 

Pichon, N.A., Cappelli, S. L., & Allan, E. 2021. Intraspecific trait changes have large impacts on community functional composition but do not affect ecosystem function. Journal of Ecology.

Walde, M., Allan, E., Cappelli, S. L., Didion‐Gency, M., Gessler, A., Lehmann, M. M., Pichon, N. A., & Grossiord, C. (2021). Both diversity and functional composition affect productivity and water use efficiency in experimental temperate grasslands. Journal of ecology 109: 3877-3891.

Werner, C., Tuomi, M. & Eskelinen, A. 2021. Trait-based responses to cessation of nutrient enrichment in a tundra plant community. Oecologia 197: 675-684.

Ebeling, A., Strauss, A., Adler, P.B., Arnillas, C., Barrio, I., Biederman, L., …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2021. Nutrient enrichment increases invertebrate herbivory and pathogen damage in grasslands. Journal of Ecology, accepted.

Radujković, D., Verbruggen, E., Seabloom, E.W., Bahn, M., Biederman, L.A.,, Borer, E.T., …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2021. Soil properties as key predictors of global grassland production: have we overlooked micronutrients? Ecology Letters, accepted.

Wilfahrt, P.A., Asmus, A.L., Seabloom, E.W., Henning, J.A., Adler, P., Arnillas, C.A., …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2021. Temporal rarity is a better predictor of local extinction risk than spatial rarity. Ecology, in press.

Seabloom, E., Batzer, E., Chase, J., Harpole, S., Adler, P., Bagchi, S., …, Eskelinen, A., … et. al. 2021. Species loss due to nutrient addition increases with spatial scale in global grasslands. Ecology Letters, in press. 

Eskelinen, A., Elwood, E., Harrison, S., Beyen, E. & Gremer, J. 2021. Vulnerability of grassland seed banks to resource-enhancing global changes. Ecology, in press.

Van Sundert, K., Khan, M.A.S.A., Bharath, S., Buckley, Y.M., Caldeira, M.C., Donohue, I., …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2021. Fertilized graminoids intensify negative drought effects on grassland productivity. Global Change Biology 27: 2441-2457.

Borer, E., Harpole, W.S., Adler, P., Arnillas, C., Bugalho, M., Cadotte, M., …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2020. Nutrients cause grassland biomass to outpace herbivory. Nature Communications 11: 6036.

Hautier, Y., Zhang, P., Loreau, M., Wilcox, K.R., Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., … Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2020. General destabilizing effects of eutrophication on grassland productivity at multiple spatial scales. Nature Communications 11: 5375.

Jessen, M.-T., Kaarlejärvi, E., Olofsson, J. & Eskelinen, A. 2020. Mammalian herbivory shapes intraspecific trait responses to warmer climate and nutrient enrichment. Global Change Biology 26: 6742-6752.

Risch, A., Zimmermann, S., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Schütz, M., Frey, B. …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2020. Global impacts of fertilization and herbivore removal on soil net nitrogen mineralization are modulated by local climate and soil properties. Global Change Biology 26: 7173-7185.

Eskelinen, A., Gravuer, K., Harpole, S., Harrison, S., Virtanen, R. & Hautier, Y. 2020. Resource-enhancing global changes drive a whole-ecosystem shift to faster cycling but decrease diversity. Ecology 101: e03178.

Ochoa Hueso, R., Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E.W., Hobbie, S.E., Risch, A.C., …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2020. Microbial processing of plant remains is co-limited by multiple nutrients in global grasslands. Global Change Biology 26: 4572-4582.

Gravuer, K., Eskelinen, A., Winbourne, J.B. & Harrison, S. 2020. Vulnerability and resistance in the spatial heterogeneity of soil microbial communities under resource additions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117: 7263-7270.

Haydn, T., Bjorkman, A. , Isla Myers-Smith, I. , Elmendorf, S., Kattge, J., Diaz, S.,…, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2020. Global plant trait relationships extend to the climatic extremes of the tundra biome. Nature Communications 11: 1351.

Risch, A., Zimmermann, S., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Schütz, M., Frey, B. …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2019. Soil net nitrogen mineralization across global grasslands. Nature Communications 10: 4981. 

Komatsu, K.J, Avolio, M.L., Lemoine, N.P., Isbell, F. …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2019. Global change effects on plant communities are magnified by time and the number of global change factors imposed. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116: 17867 – 17873.

Thomas, H.J.D., Myers‐Smith, I.H., Bjorkman, A.D., Elmendorf, S.C. …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2019. Traditional plant functional groups explain variation in economic but not size‐related traits across the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28: 78 – 95.

Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I., Elmendorf S., Normand, S. Thomas, H.J.D. …, Eskelinen, A., …et al. 2018. Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 1402 – 1411.

Bjorkman, A.D., Myers-Smith, I., Elmendorf S., Normand, S. Rüger, N. …, Eskelinen, A., …et al. 2018. Changes in plant functional traits across a warming tundra biome. Nature 562: 57 – 61.

Hautier, Y., Isbell, F., Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E.W., Harpole, W.S. …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2018. Local loss and spatial homogenization of plant diversity reduce ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 50 – 56.

Kaarlejärvi, E., Eskelinen, A., & Olofsson, J. 2017. Herbivores rescue diversity in warming tundra by modulating trait-dependent species losses and gains. Nature Communications 8, art. 419.

Eskelinen, A., Kaarlejärvi, E. & Olofsson, J. 2017. Herbivory and nutrient limitation protect warming tundra from lowland species’ invasion and diversity loss. Global Change Biology 23: 245 – 255.

Wilcox, K.R., Tredennick, A.T., Koerner, S.E., Grman, E., Hallett, L.M. …, Eskelinen, A., … et al. 2017. Asynchrony among local communities stabilises ecosystem function of metacommunities. Ecology Letters 20: 1534 – 1545.

Gravuer, K., Eskelinen, A. 2017. Nutrient and rainfall additions shift phylogenetically estimated traits of soil microbial communities. Frontiers in Microbiology 8, art. 1271.

Eskelinen, A., Saccone, P., Spasojevic, M. & Virtanen, R. 2016. Herbivory mediates the long-term shift in the relative importance of microsite and propagule limitation. Journal of Ecology 104: 1326 – 1333.

Copeland S., Harrison, S., Latimer, A., Damschen, E., Eskelinen, A., Fernandez-Going, B., Spasojevic, M., Anacker, B. & Thorne, J. 2016. Ecological effects of extreme drought on Californian herbaceous plant communities. Ecological Monographs 86: 295 – 311.

Virtanen, R., Eskelinen, A., Harrison, S. 2016. Comparing the responses of bryophytes and short-statured vascular plants to climate shifts and eutrophication. Functional Ecology 31: 946 – 954.

Eskelinen, A. & Harrison, S. 2015. Resource co-limitation governs plant community responses to altered precipitation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 13009 – 13014.

Eskelinen, A. & Harrison, S. 2015. Biotic context and soil properties modulate native plant responses to enhanced rainfall. Annals of Botany 116: 963 – 973.

Harrison, S., Damschen, E., Fernandez-Going, B., Eskelinen, A. & Copeland, S. 2015. Plant communities on infertile soils are less sensitive to climate change. Annals of Botany 116: 1017 – 1022.

Stark, S., Männistö, M. & Eskelinen, A. 2015.When do grazers accelerate or decelerate soil carbon and nitrogen cycling in tundra? – A test of theory on grazing effects in fertile and infertile habitats. Oikos 124: 593 – 602.

Eskelinen, A. & Harrison, S. 2015. Erosion of beta diversity under interacting global change impacts in a semiarid grassland. Journal of Ecology 103: 397 – 407.

Virtanen, R., Eskelinen, A. and Harrison, S. 2015. Bryophyte diversity in Californian grasslands in relation to substrate quality, exotic vascular plants and disturbance. Biodiversity and Conservation 24: 103-116.

Saccore, P., Pyykkönen, T., Eskelinen, A. & Virtanen, R. 2014. Environmental perturbation, grazing pressure and soil wetness jointly drive mountain tundra toward divergent alternative states. Journal of Ecology 102: 1661-1672. 

Stark, S., Männistö, M. & Eskelinen, A. 2014. Nutrient availability and pH jointly constrain microbial extracellular enzyme activities in nutrient-poor tundra soils. Plant and Soil 383: 373 – 385.

Eskelinen, A. & Harrison, S. 2014. Exotic plant invasions under enhanced rainfall are constrained by soil nutrients and competition. Ecology 95: 682-692.

Kaarlejärvi, E., Eskelinen, A. & Olofsson, J. 2013. Herbivory prevents lowland plants benefiting from warmer and more fertile conditions at high altitudes. Functional Ecology 27: 1244–1253.

Eskelinen, A., Harrison, S. & Tuomi, M. 2012. Plant traits mediate consumer and nutrient control on plant community productivity and diversity. Ecology 93: 2705–2718.

Stark, S., Eskelinen, A. & Männistö, M. 2012. Regulation of microbial function and communities by soil pH, nitrogen availability, and herbivory in tundra ecosystems. Ecosystems 15: 18-33.

Ruotsalainen, A.L. & Eskelinen, A. 2011. Root fungal symbionts interact with above-ground mammalian herbivory, soil nutrient availability, and specific habitat conditions. Oecologia 166: 807-817.

Eskelinen, A. 2010. Resident functional composition mediates the impacts of nutrient enrichment and neighbour removal on plant immigration rates. Journal of Ecology 98: 540 – 550.

Eskelinen, A., Stark, S. & Männistö, M. 2009. Links between plant community composition, soil organic matter quality and microbial communities in contrasting tundra habitats. Oecologia 161: 113 – 123.

Eskelinen, A. 2008. Herbivore and neighbour effects on tundra plants depend on species identity, nutrient availability and local environmental conditions. Journal of Ecology 96: 155 – 165.

Eskelinen, A. and Oksanen, J. 2006. Changes in the abundance, composition and species richness of mountain vegetation in relation to summer grazing by reindeer. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 245 – 254.

Eskelinen. A. & Virtanen, R. 2005. Local and regional processes in low-productive mountain plant communities: the roles of seed and microsite limitation in relation to grazing. Oikos 110: 360 – 368.

Virtanen, R., Eskelinen, A. & Gaare, E. 2003. Historical changes in species composition, abundance and diversity of alpine plant communities in Norway and Finland. In: Nagy, L., Grabherr, G., Körner, C. & Thompson, D.B.A. (eds.). Alpine Biodiversity in Europe. Ecological StudiesVol. 167. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 411 – 422.