Publications

Peer-reviewed scientific articles

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

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15583

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19870-y

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19252-4

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15378

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15308

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. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3178

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15146

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. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1908117117

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15014-4

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12948-2 

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. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1819027116

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12783

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12821

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0563-7

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0395-0

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00554-z

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13397

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12861

Gravuer, K., Eskelinen, A. 2017. Nutrient and rainfall additions shift phylogenetically estimated traits of soil microbial communities. Frontiers in Microbiology 8, art. 1271. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.01271

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12592

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. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1218

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12788

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. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1508170112

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. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcv109

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.01355

Eskelinen, A. & Harrison, S. 2015. Erosion of beta diversity under interacting global change impacts in a semiarid grassland. Journal of Ecology 103: 397 – 407. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12360

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-014-0793-4

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12316 

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-014-2181-y

Eskelinen, A. & Harrison, S. 2014. Exotic plant invasions under enhanced rainfall are constrained by soil nutrients and competition. Ecology 95: 682-692. https://doi.org/10.1890/13-0288.1

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12113

Eskelinen, A., Harrison, S. & Tuomi, M. 2012. Plant traits mediate consumer and nutrient control on plant community productivity and diversity. Ecology 93: 2705–2718. https://doi.org/10.1890/12-0393.1

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-011-9491-1

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-011-1928-x

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01654.x

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-009-1362-5

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01322.x

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2006.tb02443.x

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0030-1299.2005.13579.x

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.