Refereed scientific articles

Almén, A.-K., Vehmaa, A., Brutemark, A. & Engström-Öst, J. Coping with climate change? Copepods experience drastic variations in their physicochemical environment on diurnal basis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 460: 120-128. Abstract

Engström-Öst, J., Holmborn, T., Brutemark, A., Hogfors, H., Vehmaa A. & Gorokhova, E. The effects of short-term pH decrease on the reproductive output of the copepod Acartia bifilosa – a laboratory study. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 47: 173-183.

Forsgren E. & Laugen A. T. Prognostic value of using bee and hive debris samples for the detection of American foulbrood disease in honey bee colonies. Apidologie. doi: 10.1007/s13592-013-0225-6. (in press)

Hogfors, H., Motwani, N.H., Hajdu, S., El-Shehawy, R., Holmborn, T., Vehmaa, A., Engström-Öst, J., Brutemark, A. & Gorokhova, E.: Bloom-forming cyanobacteria support copepod reproduction and development in the Baltic Sea. PLOS ONE (in press)

Hyvönen T. and Ramula S. Crop-weed competition rather than temperature limits the population establishment of two annual C4 weeds at the edge of their northern range. Weed Research 54:245-255. DOI: 10.1111/wre.12075

Jauni, M., Gripenberg, S. & Ramula, S. Non-native plant species benefit from disturbance: a meta-analysis. Oikos DOI: 10.1111/oik.01416 (in press)

Kraufvelin, P. Digging for and grabbing the answers: novel whole-ecosystem approach quantifies damage and reveals mechanisms of invader-driven habitat destruction. Marine Biology 161: 1-2.

Larsson, K., Hajdu, S., Kilpi, M., Leito, A. & Lyngs, P. Effects of an extensive Prymnesium polylepis bloom on breeding eiders in the Baltic Sea.- J. Sea.Res 88:21-28.

Li S-L. and Ramula S. Demographic strategies of plant invaders in temporally varying environments. Population Ecology (in press)

Ramula S. Linking vital rates to invasiveness of a perennial herb. Oecologia 174:1255-1264. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-013-2869-3

Seltmann, M. W., Jaatinen, K., Steele, B. B. & Öst, M. 2014: Boldness and stress responsiveness as drivers of nest-site selection in a ground-nesting bird. Ethology 120: 77-89.

Öberg M., Pärt Ö., Arlt D., Laugen A. T. & Low M. Decomposing the seasonal fitness decline. Oecologia. doi: 10.1007/s00442-013-2763-z. (in press)


Books and book chapters


Gremer J., Ramula S., Pedersen B., Crone E., Lesica P., Jäkäläniemi A. and Tuomi J. Complex life histories and senescence in plants: Avenues to escape age-related decline? in The evolution of senescence in the tree of life edited by Shefferson R.P., Owen, R.J. and Salguero-Gómez, R., Cambridge University Press (in press)

Rapeli, L. The Conception of Citizen Knowledge in Democratic Theory. Palgrave Pivot. ISBN 978-1-137-32285-2

PhD Theses

Seltmann, M. W. 2014: Of Milquetoasts and Daredevils – Personalities in Female Eiders. PhD thesis, Åbo Akademi, 105 pp. PhD defence 17 January 2014. https://www.doria.fi/handle/10024/94015

"Aronia - just nu" columns in newspaper Västra Nyland

Nyström,J. Ejderskrämmare. Västra Nyland 6.3.2014

Karell, P. Sorkcykel. Västra Nyland 5.2.2014 

Brutemark,A. Ekenäs tur och retur. Västra Nyland 9.1.2014