Vegetation Ecology Lab / 植群生態研究室

Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Taiwan University

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Below are SCI and non-SCI articles, preprints, conference presentations and defended theses related to the research done in the Vegetation Ecology Lab; members of the lab are highlighted in bold. For all papers by David Zelený, see his personal website.

Preprints

  • Zelený D., Helsen K. & Lee Y.-N. (submitted): Extending the CWM approach to intraspecific trait variation: how to deal with overly optimistic standard tests? bioRχiv, https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.09.459685
  • Helsen K., Lin T.-Y & Zelený D.* (submitted): Comparing trait syndromes between Taiwanese subtropical terrestrial and epiphytic ferns and lycophytes at the species and community level. bioRχiv, https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.06.459074

Journal articles

Conference presentations

  • Zelený D., Lee Y.-N. & Wei S. (2022): “Sun leaves” not always so sunny: light as confounding factor in intra-specific trait studies focused on woody species (International Association for Vegetation Science, 64rd Annual Symposium, Madrid, Spain, June 27-July 1, 2022, oral presentation)
  • Wei S. & Zelený D. (2022): The influence of environmental factors and biotic interactions on the early-stage establishment of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana seedlings in Taiwan. (International Association for Vegetation Science, 64rd Annual Symposium, Madrid, Spain, June 27-July 1, 2022, oral presentation, virtually)
  • Zelený D., Lin P.-Y., Huang C.-L., Li C.-F. & Hsieh C.-F. (2022): A consistent hump-shaped pattern of diversity-elevation relationship observed at different grain scales: a case study using woody species in Taiwan. (International Biogeography Society, 10th Biennial Conference, hybrid meeting on June 2-6 in Vancouver, Canada; oral presentation provided on demand virtually)
  • Tseng Y.-P. & Zelený D. (2022): Do subtropical montane cloud forests in Taiwan act as insular systems for woody species? (International Biogeography Society, 10th Biennial Conference, hybrid meeting on June 2-6 in Vancouver, Canada; oral presentation provided virtually, live)
  • Lin P.-Y., Li C.-F. & Zelený D. (2022): Possible mechanisms explaining hump-shaped richness-elevation pattern of woody species in Taiwan. (International Biogeography Society, 10th Biennial Conference, hybrid meeting on June 2-6 in Vancouver, Canada; oral presentation provided on demand virtually)
  • Huang C.-L. & Zelený D. (2022): How well do available methods quantify the importance of assembly processes in ecological community data: a simulation approach (International Biogeography Society, 10th Biennial Conference, hybrid meeting on June 2-6 in Vancouver, Canada; oral presentation provided on demand virtually)
  • Zelený D., Helsen K. & Lee Y.-N. (2021): Extending the community-weighted mean approach to intraspecific trait variation: how to deal with overly optimistic standard parametric tests? (International Association for Vegetation Science, 63rd Annual Symposium, hosted virtually, September 20-23, 2021, oral presentation by David Zelený)
  • Lee Y.-N. & Zelený D. (2021): Effect of wind and soil conditions on inter- and intraspecific leaf trait variation of broadleaf trees in the cloud forest: a case study from Taiwan (International Association for Vegetation Science, 63rd Annual Symposium, hosted virtually, September 20-23, 2021, poster with a lightning talk by Yi-Nuo Lee)
  • Lin P.-Y., Zelený D. & Li C.-F. (2021): Woody species richness along elevation in Taiwan: patterns and mechanisms (International Association for Vegetation Science, 63rd Annual Symposium, hosted virtually, September 20-23, 2021, oral presentation by Po-Yu Lin)
  • Tseng Y.-P. & Zelený D. (2021): Do subtropical montane cloud forests in Taiwan act as insular systems for woody species? (International Association for Vegetation Science, 63rd Annual Symposium, hosted virtually, September 20-23, 2021, poster with lightning talk by Yu-Pei Tseng)
  • Chen C.-F. & Zelený D. (2021): Changes in species composition and plant functional traits during the landslide succession in high-mountain coniferous forest in central Taiwan (International Association for Vegetation Science, 63rd Annual Symposium, hosted virtually, September 20-23, 2021, oral presentation by Chien-Fan Chen)
  • Zelený D., Shen Y.-C. & Li C.-F. (2019): Effect of cloud frequency on the forest vegetation in Taiwan: what can we learn from the trait-based approach using evergreen broadleaf species? (International Association for Vegetation Science, 62th Annual Symposium, Bremen, Germany, July 14-19, 2019, oral presentation by David Zelený)
  • Lin P.-Y., Li C.-F. & Zelený D. (2019): Diversity pattern of woody species along elevation in Taiwan: does the sample standardisation matter? (International Association for Vegetation Science, 62th Annual Symposium, Bremen, Germany, July 14-19, 2019, poster presentation by Po-Yu Lin)
  • Lin T.-Y. & Zelený D. (2019): Changes of community-level leaf traits of terrestrial and epiphytic ferns along an elevation gradient in Northeastern Taiwan. (International Association for Vegetation Science, 62th Annual Symposium, Bremen, Germany, July 14-19, 2019, poster presentation by Tsung-Yi Lin)
  • Chen C.-F., Li C.-F. & Zelený D. (2019): Spontaneous regeneration of vegetation on landslides in low-elevation region in Central Taiwan. Environmental drivers and recommendations for restoration strategy. (International Association for Vegetation Science, 62th Annual Symposium, Bremen, Germany, July 14-19, 2019, poster presentation by Chien-Fan Chen)
  • Zelený D. & Lin T.-Y. (2018): Changes in leaf traits along the elevation gradient in Taiwan: using ferns as a model plant group. Asian Symposium of Ferns & Lycophytes, Taipei, Taiwan, 16-18 October 2018, oral presentation by David Zelený) www
  • Zelený D. (2018): To test or not to test, that is the question: relating mean Ellenberg indicator values to ordination axes is an example of spurious correlation (International Association for Vegetation Science, 61th Annual Symposium, Bozeman, Montana, USA, July 22-27, 2018, oral presentation)
  • Zelený D. (2018): Importance of environment evaluated by constrained ordination depends on the completeness of sampling (Ecological Society of Japan, 65th Annual Meeting, Sapporo, March 15-18 2018, oral presentation) www
  • Zelený D. (2017): Community assembly along stress gradients: effect of cloud frequency and chronic-wind intensity on forest vegetation in Taiwan (Symposium of Ministry of Science and Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, November 17 2017, oral presentation) www
  • Zelený D. (2017): Bias in community-weighted mean analysis of plant functional traits and species indicator values (International Association for Vegetation Science, 60th Annual Symposium, Palermo, Italy, June 20-24 2017, oral presentation)
  • Zelený D. (2016): Jumping on the bandwagon of beta diversity partitioning (NTU & NTNU Joint Symposium on Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Taipei, Taiwan, 22 May 2016, oral talk)
  • Zelený D., Li C.-F. et al. (2016): Beta diversity pattern of forest vegetation along elevation in Taiwan: what have we learned so far? (Annual Meeting of the Taiwan Ecological Research Network in JiJi, Taiwan, 15-16 April 2016, oral presentation by David Zelený)

Master theses (defended)

  • Yi-Nuo Lee (Enoch), 李以諾 (2021), Importance of interspecific and intraspecific variation of plant functional traits: a case study in the Lalashan Forest Dynamics Plot [in English] https://doi.org/10.6342/NTU202104070
  • Po-Yu Lin, 林柏佑 (2021), Woody species richness along elevation in Taiwan: patterns and mechanisms [in English]] https://doi.org/10.6342/NTU202101126
  • Tsung-Yi Lin, 林宗儀 (2019): The pattern of fern and lycophyte species composition and community-level fern leaf functional traits along an elevation gradient in Northeastern Taiwan [in English] https://doi.org/10.6342/NTU201903764
  • Kenneth Huang, 黃駿鏹 (2019): Mean family age and community phylogenetic structures of Taiwanese woody vegetation along elevation [in English] (co-advised together with Dr Chun-Neng Wang, 王俊能) http://dx.doi.org/10.6342/NTU201902042
  • Yen-Cheng Shen, 沈彥成 (2019): Relationship between functional traits of woody species and elevation gradient: a case study from forest vegetation in Northern Taiwan [in English] (co-advised together with Prof Wen-Yuan Kao, 高文媛) https://doi.org/10.6342/NTU201900071