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Researcher

Ivan Nijs

  • Research interest:Impact of climate change on plants and ecosystems, in particular the influence of climate extremes such as drought and heat. Role of biodiversity in ecosystems. Biological invasions by non-native plant species. Which ecosystems: grassland, tundra.
  • Keywords:BIODIVERSITY, ECOSYSTEMS, BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS, CLIMATE WARMING, Biology
  • Disciplines:Auto-ecology, Community ecology, Ecophysiology and ecomorphology, Invasion biology, Terrestrial ecology
  • Research techniques:Experimental simulation of future climate. Techniques for determining the exchange of carbon dioxide, water and nutrients between plants and the environment.
  • Users of research expertise:Other researchers. Policy makers. Press and media.