Thorsten Wiegand

Summary

Affiliation: UFZ Centre for Environmental Research
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Testing the independent species' arrangement assertion made by theories of stochastic geometry of biodiversity
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Ecological Modelling, PF 500136, Leipzig 04301, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3312-20. 2012
  2. pmc Palms, peccaries and perturbations: widespread effects of small-scale disturbance in tropical forests
    Simon A Queenborough
    Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    BMC Ecol 12:3. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Recruitment in tropical tree species: revealing complex spatial patterns
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Ecological Modeling, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Am Nat 174:E106-40. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Analyzing the spatial structure of a Sri Lankan tree species with multiple scales of clustering
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Umweltforschungszentrum, Department of Ecological Modeling, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Ecology 88:3088-102. 2007
  5. pmc How individual species structure diversity in tropical forests
    Thorsten Wiegand
    Department of Ecological Modeling, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19029-33. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Species associations in a heterogeneous Sri Lankan dipterocarp forest
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Ecological Modeling, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Am Nat 170:E77-95. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Statistical inference for stochastic simulation models--theory and application
    Florian Hartig
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Ecol Lett 14:816-27. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Disentangling the formation of contrasting tree-line physiognomies combining model selection and Bayesian parameterization for simulation models
    Isabel Martinez
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Ecological Modeling, Leipzig, Germany
    Am Nat 177:E136-52. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Pattern-oriented modeling of agent-based complex systems: lessons from ecology
    Volker Grimm
    UFZ Umweltforschungszentrum Leipzig Halle, Department Okologische Systemanalyse, PF 500 136, 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Science 310:987-91. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A spatially explicit analysis of seedling recruitment in the terrestrial orchid Orchis purpurea
    Hans Jacquemyn
    Division of Forest, Nature and Landscape Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200E, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    New Phytol 176:448-59. 2007

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Publications11

  1. pmc Testing the independent species' arrangement assertion made by theories of stochastic geometry of biodiversity
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Ecological Modelling, PF 500136, Leipzig 04301, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3312-20. 2012
    ..Our findings are a step towards a better understanding of factors governing species-rich communities and we propose a hypothesis to explain why species placement in species-rich communities approximates independence...
  2. pmc Palms, peccaries and perturbations: widespread effects of small-scale disturbance in tropical forests
    Simon A Queenborough
    Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    BMC Ecol 12:3. 2012
    ..We tested the wider generalisation of these hypotheses by comparing seedling and sapling survival under fruiting and non-fruiting trees in another family, the Myristicaceae...
  3. doi request reprint Recruitment in tropical tree species: revealing complex spatial patterns
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Ecological Modeling, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Am Nat 174:E106-40. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Analyzing the spatial structure of a Sri Lankan tree species with multiple scales of clustering
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Umweltforschungszentrum, Department of Ecological Modeling, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Ecology 88:3088-102. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc How individual species structure diversity in tropical forests
    Thorsten Wiegand
    Department of Ecological Modeling, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19029-33. 2007
    ..We anticipate our analysis method will be a starting point for more powerful investigations of spatial structures in diversity to promote a better understanding of biodiversity in tropical forests...
  6. ncbi request reprint Species associations in a heterogeneous Sri Lankan dipterocarp forest
    Thorsten Wiegand
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Ecological Modeling, PF 500136, D 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Am Nat 170:E77-95. 2007
    ..The strong observed tendency of species to segregate may have supplementary effects on other processes promoting species coexistence...
  7. doi request reprint Statistical inference for stochastic simulation models--theory and application
    Florian Hartig
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Ecol Lett 14:816-27. 2011
    ..We discuss principles as well as advantages and caveats of these methods, and demonstrate their potential for integrating stochastic simulation models into a unified framework for statistical modelling...
  8. doi request reprint Disentangling the formation of contrasting tree-line physiognomies combining model selection and Bayesian parameterization for simulation models
    Isabel Martinez
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Ecological Modeling, Leipzig, Germany
    Am Nat 177:E136-52. 2011
    ..The method presented here can be widely applied in individual-based simulation models and will turn model selection and evaluation in this type of models into a more transparent, effective, and efficient exercise...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pattern-oriented modeling of agent-based complex systems: lessons from ecology
    Volker Grimm
    UFZ Umweltforschungszentrum Leipzig Halle, Department Okologische Systemanalyse, PF 500 136, 04301 Leipzig, Germany
    Science 310:987-91. 2005
    ..This strategy provides a unifying framework for decoding the internal organization of agent-based complex systems and may lead toward unifying algorithmic theories of the relation between adaptive behavior and system complexity...
  10. ncbi request reprint A spatially explicit analysis of seedling recruitment in the terrestrial orchid Orchis purpurea
    Hans Jacquemyn
    Division of Forest, Nature and Landscape Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200E, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    New Phytol 176:448-59. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Modeling species' distributions to improve conservation in semiurban landscapes: koala case study
    Jonathan R Rhodes
    School of Geography, Planning and Architecture, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 20:449-59. 2006
    ..This method is particularly useful for areas where wildlife and human populations exist in close proximity...