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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.