Christian Rixen

Dr. Christian Rixen
Team leader "Alpine Ecosystems"
Research Unit "Ecosystem Boundaries", Team "Alpine Ecosystems"
Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, SLF
WSL
Flüelastrasse 11
CH-7260 Davos Dorf
Switzerland


Phone: +41 (0) 81 417 02 14
Phone2: +41 (0) 81 417 01 11
Fax: +41 (0) 81 417 01 10
E-mail: rixen(at)slf.ch
URL Institution: dl.dropbox.com/u/78509456/MRI-research_summaries/research%20summaries_Christian%20Rixen.pdf
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Programs in which Christian Rixen holds an official function:
PN-Swissproject manager2014 -



Key Publications of Christian Rixen (up to ten) :
Rixen, C., and C. P. H. Mulder. 2005. Improved water retention links high species richness with increased productivity in arctic tundra moss communities. Oecologia 146:287-299.

Elmendorf SC, Henry GHR, Hollister RD, Anna Maria Fosaa, William A Gould, Luise Hermanutz, Annika Hofgaard, Ingibjorg I Jónsdottir, Janet C Jorgenson, Esther Lévesque, Borg?ór Magnússon, Ulf Molau, Isla H Myers-Smith, Steven F Oberbauer, Christian Rixen, Craig E Tweedie, Marilyn Walker (2015) Experimental, gradient and monitoring methods used to infer climate change effects on plant communities yield consistent patterns. PNAS 112, 448-452.

Isla H. Myers-Smith, Sarah C. Elmendorf, Pieter S. A. Beck, Martin Wilmking, Martin Hallinger, Daan Blok, Ken D. Tape, Shelly A. Rayback, Marc Macias-Fauria, Bruce C. Forbes, James D. M. Speed, Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe, Christian Rixen, Esther Lévesque, Niels Martin Schmidt, Claudia Baittinger, Andrew J. Trant, Luise Hermanutz, Laura Siegwart Collier, Melissa A. Dawes, Trevor Lantz, Stef Weijers, Rasmus Halfdan Jørgensen, Agata Buchwal, Allan Buras, Adam T. Naito, Virve Ravolainen, Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, Julia Wheeler, Sonja Wipf, Kevin Guay, David S. Hik, and Mark Vellend (2015) Climate sensitivity of shrub growth across the tundra biome. Nature Climate Change.

Christian Rixen, Sonja Wipf, Esther Frei, Veronika Stöckli (2014) Faster, Higher, More? Past, Present and Future Dynamics of Alpine and Arctic Flora under Climate Change. Alpine Botany 124:77–79. DOI 10.1007/s00035-014-0141-z

Oberbauer SF, Elmendorf SC, Troxler T, Hollister RD, Rocha A, Bret-Harte S, Fosaa AM, Høye TT, Henry GHR, Jarrad F., Jonsdottir IS, Klanderud K, Klein JA, Molau U, Rixen C, Schmidt NM, Shaver G, Slider R, Totland O, Wahren CH, Welker JM. (2013) Phenological responses of tundra plants to background climate warming tested using the International Tundra Experiment. Phil Trans R Soc B. 368: 20120481. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2012.0481

Elmendorf SC, Henry GHR, Hollister RD, Bjork RG, Bjorkman AJ, Callaghan TV, Cooper E, Cornelissen JHC, Day TA, Fosaa AM, Gould WA, Grétarsdóttir J, Harte J, Hermanutz L, Hik DA, Hofgaard A, Jarrad F, Jonsdottir IS, Keuper F, Klanderud K, Klein JA, Koh S, Kudo G, Lang S, Lowen V, May JL, Mercado J, Michelsen A, Molau U, Pieper S, Robinson CH, Siegart L, Myers-Smith I, Oberbauer SF, Post E, Rixen C, Schmidt NM, Shaver GR, Tolvanen A, Totland O, Troxler T, Wahren CH, Webber PJ, Welker JM, Wookey PA. 2012. Global assessment of simulated climate warming on tundra vegetation: Heterogeneity over space and time. Ecology Letters. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01716.x


Expertise of Christian Rixen:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Topic BiospherePlants
Biodiversity
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
National / Cultural
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
Variability
Time ScaleSeasonal / Annual
Decadal / Centennial
MethodsData Collection
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

Last update: 5/16/17
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