Helmut Hillebrand

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kiel
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint On the generality of the latitudinal diversity gradient
    Helmut Hillebrand
    Department of Limnology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, University of Uppsala, Norr Malma 4200, S 76173 Norrtalje, Sweden
    Am Nat 163:192-211. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Biotic habitat complexity controls species diversity and nutrient effects on net biomass production
    Britas Klemens Eriksson
    Institute for Botany, University of Cologne, Germany
    Ecology 87:246-54. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Dispersal frequency affects local biomass production by controlling local diversity
    Birte Matthiessen
    Ecol Lett 9:652-62. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Diversity-stability relationship varies with latitude in zooplankton
    Jonathan B Shurin
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Ecol Lett 10:127-34. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of grazer richness and composition on algal biomass in a closed and open marine system
    Birte Matthiessen
    Leibniz Institute of Marine Science, Marine Ecology, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Ecology 88:178-87. 2007
  6. pmc Consumer versus resource control of producer diversity depends on ecosystem type and producer community structure
    Helmut Hillebrand
    Institute for Botany, University of Cologne, Gyrhofstrasse 15, D 50931 Cologne, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:10904-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A multivariate analysis of beta diversity across organisms and environments
    Janne Soininen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, P O Box 65, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ecology 88:2830-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Grazing regulates the spatial variability of periphyton biomass
    Helmut Hillebrand
    Botanical Institute, University of Cologne, Gyrhofstrasse 15, D 50931 Köln, Germany
    Ecology 89:165-73. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple functions increase the importance of biodiversity for overall ecosystem functioning
    Lars Gamfeldt
    Department of Marine Ecology, Goteborg University, Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory, SE 452 96 Strömstad, Sweden
    Ecology 89:1223-31. 2008

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint On the generality of the latitudinal diversity gradient
    Helmut Hillebrand
    Department of Limnology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, University of Uppsala, Norr Malma 4200, S 76173 Norrtalje, Sweden
    Am Nat 163:192-211. 2004
    ..This analysis is the first to describe these general and significant patterns, which have important consequences for models aiming to explain the latitudinal gradient...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biotic habitat complexity controls species diversity and nutrient effects on net biomass production
    Britas Klemens Eriksson
    Institute for Botany, University of Cologne, Germany
    Ecology 87:246-54. 2006
    ..This is of potential significance for marine conservation since resource loading often promotes low habitat complexity and canopy species are among the first groups lost in degraded aquatic systems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dispersal frequency affects local biomass production by controlling local diversity
    Birte Matthiessen
    Ecol Lett 9:652-62. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Diversity-stability relationship varies with latitude in zooplankton
    Jonathan B Shurin
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Ecol Lett 10:127-34. 2007
    ..These patterns indicate that either the direct effects of diversity on stability or their covariance with environmental fluctuations vary with latitude...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of grazer richness and composition on algal biomass in a closed and open marine system
    Birte Matthiessen
    Leibniz Institute of Marine Science, Marine Ecology, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Ecology 88:178-87. 2007
    ..The results emphasize the importance of including system connectivity in experimental designs to allow an extrapolation of biodiversity ecosystem-functioning relationships to natural systems...
  6. pmc Consumer versus resource control of producer diversity depends on ecosystem type and producer community structure
    Helmut Hillebrand
    Institute for Botany, University of Cologne, Gyrhofstrasse 15, D 50931 Cologne, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:10904-9. 2007
    ..Our study indicates that system productivity and producer evenness determine the direction and magnitude of top-down and bottom-up control of diversity and may reconcile divergent empirical results within and among ecosystems...
  7. ncbi request reprint A multivariate analysis of beta diversity across organisms and environments
    Janne Soininen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, P O Box 65, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ecology 88:2830-8. 2007
    ..This is evidence that beta diversity is simultaneously controlled by extrinsic factors related to geography and environment, and by intrinsic factors related to organism characteristics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Grazing regulates the spatial variability of periphyton biomass
    Helmut Hillebrand
    Botanical Institute, University of Cologne, Gyrhofstrasse 15, D 50931 Köln, Germany
    Ecology 89:165-73. 2008
    ..coastal) and substrata. Given the importance of spatial heterogeneity for resource uptake, competition and the maintenance of diversity, grazer presence has potentially strong indirect effects on the interactions within prey assemblages...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple functions increase the importance of biodiversity for overall ecosystem functioning
    Lars Gamfeldt
    Department of Marine Ecology, Goteborg University, Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory, SE 452 96 Strömstad, Sweden
    Ecology 89:1223-31. 2008
    ..Our results are thus important for conservation and management of biota and ecosystem services...