Spatial modelling of plants species distribution


Recent Publications

  • Slimy invasion: Climatic niche and current and future biogeography of Arion slug invaders
    Zemanova, MA; Broennimann, O; Guisan, A; Knop, E; Heckel, G
    DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS, 24 (11):1627-1640; 10.1111/ddi.12789 NOV 2018
  • How to best threshold and validate stacked species assemblages? Community optimisation might hold the answer
    Scherrer, D; D'Amen, M; Fernandes, RF; Mateo, RG; Guisan, A
    METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 9 (10):2155-2166; 10.1111/2041-210X.13041 OCT 2018
  • Trade-offs and synergies between bird conservation and wildfire suppression in the face of global change
    Regos, A; Hermoso, V; D'Amen, M; Guisan, A; Brotons, L
    JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 55 (5):2181-2192; 10.1111/1365-2664.13182 SEP 2018
  • Biogeophysical controls on soil-atmosphere thermal differences: implications on warming Arctic ecosystems
    Aalto, J; Scherrer, D; Lenoir, J; Guisan, A; Luoto, M
    ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 13 (7):10.1088/1748-9326/aac83e JUL 2018
  • More than range exposure: Global otter vulnerability to climate change
    Cianfrani, C; Broennimann, O; Loy, A; Guisan, A
    BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, 221 103-113; 10.1016/j.biocon.2018.02.031 MAY 2018
  • Meta-scale mountain grassland observatories uncover commonalities as well as specific interactions among plant and non-rhizosphere soil bacterial communities
    Yashiro, E; Pinto-Figueroa, E; Buri, A; Spangenberg, JE; Adatte, T; Niculita-Hirzel, H; Guisan, A; van der Meer, JR
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8 10.1038/s41598-018-24253-x APR 10 2018
  • Optimizing ensembles of small models for predicting the distribution of species with few occurrences
    Breiner, FT; Nobis, MP; Bergamini, A; Guisan, A
    METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 9 (4):802-808; https://10.1111/2041-210X.12957 APR 2018
  • The impact of endothermy on the climatic niche evolution and the distribution of vertebrate diversity 
    Rolland, Jonathan; Silvestro, Daniele; Schluter, Dolph; et al. 
    NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 2 (3):459-464; 10.1038/s41559-017-0451-9 MAR 2018
  • Reconstructing geographical parthenogenesis: effects of niche differentiation and reproductive mode on Holocene range expansion of an alpine plant 
    Kirchheimer, Bernhard; Wessely, Johannes; Gattringer, Andreas; et al. 
    ECOLOGY LETTERS, 21 (3): 392-401 MAR 2018  Article (Details)
  • Learning from model errors: Can land use, edaphic and very high-resolution topo-climatic factors improve macroecological models of mountain grasslands? 
    Baudraz, Maude E. A.; Pradervand, Jean-Nicolas; Beauverd, Melanie; et al. 
    JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY, 45 (2): 429-437 FEB 2018 Article (Details)
  • Soil factors improve predictions of plant species distribution in a mountain environment 
    Buri, Aline; Cianfrani, Carmen; Pinto-Figueroa, Eric; et al. 
    PROGRESS IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, 41 (6): 703-722 DEC 2017 Article (Details)
  • Improving spatial predictions of taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity 
    D'Amen, Manuela; Mateo, Ruben G.; Pottier, Julien; et al. 
    JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, 106 (1): 76-86 JAN 2018 Article (Details)
Guisan Antoine

Prof. Dr. Antoine Guisan
University of Lausanne
Department of Ecology and Evolution
1015 Lausanne

Tel: +41 (0)21 692 42 54

Research topics

  • Plant species – environment relationships
  • Environmental niche stability in space and time
  • Rare plant species modelling, model-based sampling,
  • Anticipating plant invasions, weed risk assessments
  • Climate threat to plant diversity, predicting range shifts and extinctions
  • Dispersal modelling and future plant migrations in fragmented landscapes
  • Assembling species predictions into communities, biotic interactions
  • Spatial modelling of functional and phylogenetic plant diversity