Publications 2011


Refereed scientific articles

Alho J. S., Leinonen T., Merilä J.: Inheritance of Vertebral Number in the Three-Spined Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). PLoS ONE 6(5): e19579

Birge, T. & Fred, M.S.: New ideas for old landscapes: using a social-ecological approach for conservation of traditional rural biotopes - a case study from Finland. European Countryside Vol. 3 no. 2 p. 61-67

Brutemark A, Granéli E: Role of mixotrophy and light for growth and survival of the toxic haptophyte Prymnesium parvum. Harmful Algae 10: 388-394.

Brutemark, A., Engström-Öst, J. & Vehmaa, A.: Long-term monitoring data reveal pH dynamics, trends and variability in the western Gulf of Finland. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 40: 91-94

Diaz E.R., McQuaid C.D.: A spatially explicit approach to trophic interactions and landscape formation: patchiness in small-scale variability of grazing effects along an intertidal stress gradient. Journal of Ecology 99: 416 - 430

Díaz E. R., Erlandsson J., McQuaid C. D.: Detecting spatial heterogeneity in intertidal algal functional groups, grazers and their co-variation among shore levels and sites. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 409: 123-135.

Engström-Öst, J., Hogfors, H., El-Shehawy, R., De Stasio, B., Vehmaa, A. & Gorokhova, E.: Toxin producing cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena, potential competitors and grazers: testing mechanisms of reciprocal interactions. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 62: 39-48

Engström-Öst, J., Repka, S. & Mikkonen, M.: Interactions between plankton and cyanobacterium Anabaena with focus on growth and toxin concentration. Harmful Algae 10: 530-535

Erlandsson J, McQuaid CD, Sköld M.: Patchiness and Co-existence of Indigenous and Invasive Mussels at Small Spatial Scales: the Interaction of Facilitation and Competition. PLoS ONE 6(11): e26958.

Erlandsson J, McQuaid CD, Stanczak S.: Recruit/algal interaction prevents recovery of overexploited mussel beds: indirect evidence that post-settlement mortality structures mussel populations. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 92: 132-139

Herzon, I., Ekroos, J., Rintala, J., Tiainen, J., Seimola, T. & Vepsäläinen, V.: Importance of set-asides for breeding birds of open farmland in Finland. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Vol. 143, No. 1, pp. 3-7

Ianora, A., Bentley, M. G., Caldwell, G. S., Casotti, R., Cembella, A. D.,Engström-Öst, J., Halsband, C., Sonnenschein, E., Legrand, C., Llewellyn, C. A., Paldavičienë, A., Pilkaityte, R., Pohnert, G., Razinkovas, A., Romano, G., Tillmann, U., Vaiciute, D.: The relevance of marine chemical ecology to plankton and ecosystem function: an emerging field. Marine Drugs 9: 1625-1648

Jaatinen, K. & Öst, M.: Experience attracts: the role of age in the formation of cooperative brood-rearing coalitions in eiders. Animal Behaviour 81: 1289-1294

Jaatinen, K., Lehtonen, J., Kokko, H.: Strategy selection under conspecific brood parasitism: an integrative modelling approach. Behavioral Ecology 22: 144-155

Jaatinen, K., Öst, M. & Lehikoinen, A.: Adult predation risk drives shifts in parental care strategies: a long-term study. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 49-56

Jaatinen, K., Öst, M., Gienapp, P. & Merilä, J.: Differential responses to related hosts by nesting and non-nesting parasites in a brood-parasitic duck. Molecular Ecology, 20: 5328-5336

Knudby, A, Nordlund, L.: Remote sensing of seagrasses in a patchy multi-species environment. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32 (8): 2227-2244

Kraufvelin, P., Perus, J. & Bonsdorff, E.: Scale-dependent distribution of soft-bottom infauna and possible structuring forces in low diversity systems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 426:13-28

Leinonen, T., Herczeg, G., Cano, J. M. and Merilä, J.: Predation-imposed selection on threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) morphology: A test of the refuge use hypothesis. Evolution Volume 65, Issue 10, pages 2916-2926

Lenz M., da Gama B. A. P., Gerner N. V., Gobin J., Gröner F., Harry A., Jenkins S. R., Kraufvelin P., Mummelthei C., Sareyka J., Xavier E., Wahl M.: Non-native marine invertebrates are more tolerant towards environmental stress than taxonomically related native species: Results from a globally replicated study. Environmental Research 111:943-952

Maus, S., Haase, S., Büttner, J., Brütsch, S., Huthwelker, T., Schwikowski, M., Vähätalo, A.: Ion fractionation in young sea ice from Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology 52: 301-310.

Müller, S., Vähätalo, A. V., Granskog, M. A., Autio, R., Kaartokallio, H.: Behaviour of dissolved organic matter during formation of natural and artificially grown Baltic Sea ice. Annals of Glaciology 52: 233-241.

Polly, P.D., Eronen, J.T., Fred, M., Dietl, G.P., Mosbrugger, V., Scheidegger, C., Frank, D.C., Damuth, J., Stenseth, N-C. and Fortelius, M.: History matters: ecometrics and integrative climate change biology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B April 22; 278(1709): 1131-1140.

Sareyka J, Kraufvelin P, Lenz M, Lindström M, Tollrian R, Wahl M: Differences in stress tolerance and brood size between a non-indigenous and an indigenous gammarid in the northern Baltic Sea. Marine Biology 158:2001-2008

UNEP-WCMC 2011. Main authors: Walpole, M.; Brown, C.; Tierney, M.; Mapendembe, A. Contributing authors: Ernesto Viglizzo (Agricultural Research Institute of Argentina); Peter Goethals (Aquatic Ecology Research Unit, Ghent University); Traci Birge (ARONIA Research Institute, Finland); et al.: Developing ecosystem service indicators: Experiences and lessons learned from sub-global assessments and other initiatives. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montréal, Canada. Technical Series no. 58. 118 pages.

Vaalgamaa, S, Vähätalo, A. V., Perkola, N., Huhtala, S.: Direct and indirect photochemical reactivity of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in conditions representing surface water. Science of Total Environment 409: 3043-3048.

Wahl M, Link H, Alexandridis N, Thomason J, Cifuentes M, Costello MJ, da Gama BAP, Hillock K, Hobday AJ, Kaufmann MJ, Keller S, Kraufvelin P, Krüger I, Lauterbach L, Antunes BL, Molis M, Nakaoka M, Nyström J, bin Radzi Z, Stockhausen B, Thiel M, Vance T, Weseloh A, Whittle M, Wiesmann L, Wunderer L, Yamakita T, Lenz M: Re-structuring of marine communities exposed to environmental change: a global study on the interactive effects of species and functional richness. PLOS One 6 (5):e19514

Vehmaa, A., Larsson, P., Vidoudez, C., Pohnert, G., Reinikainen, M. & Engström-Öst, J.: How will increased dinoflagellate:diatom ratios affect copepod reproduction? A case study from the Baltic Sea. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 401: 134-140

Vähätalo A. V., Aarnos H., Hoikkala L., Lignell R.: Microbial link through the photochemical transformation of terrestrial dissolved organic matter supports hetero- and autotrophic production in coastal waters. Marine Ecology Progress Series 423: 1-14.

Vähätalo, A., Tikka, P., Lehtiniemi: Preface: The global environmental change - messages from birds. Boreal Environmental Research 16 B: 1

Öst, M. & Tierala, T.: Synchronized vigilance while feeding in common eider brood-rearing coalitions. Behavioral Ecology 22: 378-384.

Öst, M., Lehikonen, A., Jaatinen, K. & Kilpi, M.: Causes and consequences of fine-scale breeding dispersal in a female-philopatric species. Oecologia 166: 327-336.

Popular articles

Brutemark, A. & Engström-Öst, J.: Hur ser morgondagens algblomningar ut? Finlands Natur 4: 14-15.

Elmberg, J., Kilpi, M. & Clausen, P.: Kilmatförändring och andfåglar:Nordiskt nätverk bildat!. Vår Fågelvärld 1/2011:35.

Fred, M., Birge, T. & Deleu, P.: Vårdbiotopernas ekosystemtjänster till nytta för många. Finlands Natur 5/2011

Lehikoinen, P., Vähätalo, A., Lehikoinen, A., Ekroos, J., Jaatinen, K., Velmala, W. & Välimäki, K.: Lintujen vuorokausiaktiivisuus rengastusten perusteella Hangon lintuasemalla. Tringa 38: 202-244.

Pihlajaniemi, M.: Viestejä linnuilta. Tringa 3/2010

Vähätalo, A.; Käpykääriäinen joulukuusesta. Suomen Luonto 70 (2): 72.

Vähätalo, A.: Varis tappoi naakan. Linnut 46: 46-47.

Öst, M., Kilpi, M. & Jaatinen, K.: Hur går det för ejdern? Finlands Natur 5/2011


"Aronia - just nu" columns in newspaper Västra Nyland

Öst, M.: Utländsk arbetskraft. 8.3.2011

Toivola, P. & Diaz, E.: Ett desperat försök rädda vår planet? 21.4.2011

Vähätalo, A.: Mörtfisket erbjuder möjligheter . 13.5.2011

Brutemark, A. Grönt, men inte skönt?. 23.6.2011

Seltmann, M.: Weisswurst, politik och djurpersonligheter . 10.8.2011

Jaari, S.: Utmanande planering 6.9.2011

Fred, M.: Nyttiga vårdbiotoper . 6.10.2011

Mellbrand, K.: Skogen i din hand! 25.10.2011

Leinonen, T.: Populationskontroll med komplikationer. 6.12.2011

Kilpi, M.: Havsförvaltning för framtiden. 30.12.2011