Chalmandrier, L., C. Albouy, P. Descombes, B. Sandel, S. Faurby, J.-C. Svenning, N. Zimmermann, L. Pellissier. Accepted. Comparing spatial diversification and meta-population models in the Indo-Australian archipelago. Royal Society Open Science.

Simova, I., C. Violle, J.-C. Svenning, J. Kattge, K. Engemann, B. Sandel, R.K. Peet, S.K. Wiser, B. Blonder, B.J. McGill, B. Boyle, N. Morueta-Holme, H.J.B. Kraft, P.M. van Bodegom, A.G. Gutierrez, M. Bahn, W.A. Ozinga, A. Toszogyova, B.J. Enquist, Accepted. Spatial patterns and climate relationships of major plant traits in the New World differ between woody and herbaceous species. Journal of Biogeography.

Eiserhardt, W., A. Antonelli, D.J. Bennett, L.R. Botigue, J.G. Burleigh, S. Dodsworth, B.J. Enquist, F. Forest, J.T. Kim, A.M. Kozlov, I.J. Leitch, B.M. Maitner, S. Mirarab, W.H.Piel, O.A. Perez-Escobar, L. Pokorny, C. Rahbek, B. Sandel, S.A. Smith, A. Stamatakis, R.A. Vos, T. Warnow, W.J. Baker. Accepted. A roadmap for global synthesis of the plant tree of life. American Journal of Botany.

Amano, T., T. Szekely, B. Sandel, S. Nagy, T. Mundkur, T. Langendoen, D. Blanco, C.U. Soykan, W.J. Sutherland. Online early. Succesful conservation of global waterbird populations depends on effective governance. Nature. [link]


Teng, S.N., C. Xu, B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning. Online early. Effects of intrinsic sources of spatial autocorrelation on spatial regression modelling. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. [link]

Maitner, B.S., B. Boyle, N. Casler, R. Condit, J. Donoghue II, S.M. Durán, D. Guaderrama, C.E. Hinchliff, P.M. Jørgensen, N.J.B. Kraft, B. McGill, C. Merow, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, B. Sandel, M. Schildhauer, S.A. Smith,  J.-C. Svenning,  B. Thiers, C. Violle, S. Wiser, B.J. Enquist. Online early. The BIEN R package: A tool to access the Botanical Information and Ecology Network (BIEN) Database. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. [link]

Qian H., B. Sandel. 2017. Phylogenetic structure of regional angiosperm assemblages across latitudinal and climatic gradients in North America. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 1258-1269. [link]

Qian, H., B. Sandel. 2017. Phylogenetic relatedness of native and exotic plants along climate gradients in California, USA. Diversity and Distributions 23: 1323-1333. [link]

Sandel, B. Online early. Richness-dependence of phylogenetic diversity indices. Ecography. [link]

Ilsøe, S.K., W.D. Kissling, J. Fjeldså, B. Sandel., J.-C. Svenning. 2016. Global variation in woodpecker species richness shaped by tree availability. Journal of Biogeography 44: 1824-1835. [link]

Blonder, B., D. Moulton, J. Blois, B. Enquist, B. Graae, M. Macias-Fauria, B. McGill, S. Nogue, A. Ordonez, B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning. 2017. Predictability in community dynamics. Ecology Letters 20: 293-306.[link]

Benito, B., J.-C. Svenning, T.K. Nielsen, F. Reide, G. Gil-Romero, T. Mailund, P.C. Kjaergaard, B. Sandel. 2017. The ecological niche and distribution of Neanderthals during the Last Interglacial. Journal of Biogeography 44: 51-61. [link]


Sandel, B., A-C. Monnet, R. Govaerts, M. Vorontsova. 2016. Late Quaternary climate stability and the origins and future of global grass endemism. Annals of Botany 119: 279-288. [link]

Nielsen, T.K., B.M. Benito, J.-C. Svenning, B. Sandel, L. McKerracher, F. Reide, P.C. Kjaergaard. Online early. Investigating Neanderthal dispersal above 55N in Europe during Marine Isotope Stage 5. Quaternary International. [link]

Engemann, K., B. Sandel, B.L. Boyle, B.J. Enquist, P.M. Jørgensen, J. Kattge, B.J. McGill, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, N.J. Spencer, C. Violle, S.K. Wiser, J.-C. Svenning. 2016. A plant growth form dataset for the New World. Ecology 97: 3243-3243

Rech, A., B. Dalsgaard, B. Sandel, J. Sonne, J.-C. Svenning, N. Holmes, J. Ollerton. 2016. The macroecology of wind versus animal pollination. Plant Ecology and Diversity 9: 253-262.

Alexander, C., L. Arge, P.K. Bøcher, M. Revsbæk, B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning, C. Tsirogiannis, J. Yang. 2016. Computing river floods using massive terrain data. GIScience 2016.

Sandel, B., A.-C. Monnet, M. Vorontsova. 2016. Multidimensional structure of grass functional traits among species and assemblages. Journal of Vegetation Science 27: 1047-1060. [link]

Ma, Z., B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning. 2016. Phylogenetic assemblage structure of North American trees is more strongly shaped by glacial-interglacial climate variability in gymnosperms than in angiosperms. Ecology and Evolution 6: 3092–3106. [link]

Tsirogiannis, C., B. Sandel. 2016. PhyloMeasures: A package for computing phylogenetic biodiversity measures and their statistical moments. Ecography 39: 709-714. [link]

Tsirogiannis, C., B. Sandel. 2016. Fast computations for measures of phylogenetic beta-diversity. PLOS ONE 11: e0151167. [link]

Milton, K., D.A. Nolin, K. Ellis, J. Lozier, B. Sandel, E. Lacey. 2016. Genetic, spatial, and social relationships among adults in a group of Howler Monkeys (Alouatta palliata) from Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Primates 57: 253-265. [link]

Tsirogiannis, C., B. Sandel. 2016. Fast phylogenetic biodiversity computations under a non-uniform random distribution. Lecture Notes in Computer Science: 9649: 225-236 (Presented at RECOMB 2016). [link]

Goldsmith, G.R., N. Morueta-Holme, B. Sandel, E.D. Fitz, S.D. Fitz, B. Boyle, N. Casler, R. Condit, S. Dolins, J. Donoghue, K. Engemann, P.M. Jørgensen, N.J.B. Kraft, A. Marcuse-Kubitza, B. McGill, R.K. Peet, W. Piel, J. Regetz, M. Schildhauer, N. Spencer, J.-C. Svenning, B. Thiers, C. Violle, S. Wiser, B. Enquist.  2016. Plant-O-Matic: A dynamic and mobile field guide to all plants of the Americas. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7: 960-965. [link]

Morueta-Holme, N., B. Blonder, B. Sandel, B. McGill, R.K. Peet, J. Ott, C. Violle, B. Enquist, P.M. Jørgensen, J.-C. Svenning. 2016. A network approach for inferring species associations from co-occurrence data. Ecography 39: 1139-1150. [link]

Li, Y., X. Li, B. Sandel, D. Blank, Z. Liu, X. Liu, S. Yan. 2016. Climate and topography explain range sizes of terrestrial vertebrates. Nature Climate Change 6 :498-502. [link]

Sandel, B., C. Tsirogiannis. 2016. Species introductions and the phylogenetic and functional structure of California’s grasses. Ecology 97: 472-483. [link]

Engemann, K. B. Sandel, B.J. Enquist, P.M. Jørgensen, N.J.B. Kraft, A. Marcuse-Kubitza, B. McGill, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, C. Violle, S. Wiser and J.-C. Svenning. 2016. Patterns and drivers of plant functional group dominance across the Western Hemisphere – a macroecological re-assessment based on a massive novel botanical dataset. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 180: 141-160. [link]

Karger, D.N., A. Cord, M. Kessler, H. Kreft, I. Kühn, S. Pompe, B. Sandel, J. Sarmento-Cabral, A. Smith, J.-C. Svenning, H. Tuomisto, P. Weigelt, K. Wesche. 2016. Delineating probabilistic species pools in ecology and biogeography. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25: 489-501. [link]

Sonne, J., A.M. Martin González, P.K. Maruyama, B. Sandel, S. Abrahamczyk, R. Alarcon, A.C. Araujo, F.P. Araujo, S.M. de Azevedo Jr., A.C. Baquero, D. Nogues-Bravo, P.A. Cotton., T.T. Ingversen, G. Kohler, C. Lara, F.M.G. Las-Casas, A.O. Machado, C.G. Machado, M.A. Maglianesi, A.C. Moura, G.M. Olivera, P.E.Oliveira, J.F. Ornelas, L. da Cruz Rodrigues, L. Rosero-Lasprilla, A.M. Rui, M. Sazima, M. Schleuning, A. Timmermann, I.G. Varassin, J. Vinzentin-Bugoni, Z. Wang, S. Watts, J. Fjeldså, J.-C. Svenning, C. Rahbek, B. Dalsgaard. 2016. High proportion of smaller-ranged hummingbird species coincides with ecological specialization across the Americas. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20152512. [link]

Doughty, C., A. Wolf, N. Morueta-Holme, P.M. Jørgensen, B. Sandel, C. Violle, B. Boyle, N.J.B. Kraft, R.K. Peet, B. Enquist, J.-C. Svenning, S. Blake, M. Galetti. 2016. Megafauna extinction, tree species range reduction, and carbon storage in Amazonian forests. Ecography 39: 194-203. [link]

Svenning, J.-C., P.B.M. Pedersen, C.J. Donlan, R. Ejrnaes, S. Faurby, M. Galetti, D.M. Hansen, B.   Sandel, C.J. Sandom, J.W. Terborgh, F.W.M. Vera. 2016. Reply to Rubenstein and Rubenstein: Time to move on from ideological debates on rewilding. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113: E2-E3. [link]

Feng, G., L. Mao, B. Sandel, N.G. Swenson, J.-C. Svenning. 2016. High plant endemism in China is partially linked to reduced glacial-interglacial climate change. Journal of Biogeography 43: 145-154. [link]

Svenning, J.-C., P.B.M. Pedersen, C.J. Donlan, R. Ejrnaes, S. Faurby, M. Galetti, D.M. Hansen, B. Sandel, C.J. Sandom, J.W. Terborgh, F.W.M. Vera. 2016. Science for a wilder Anthropocene – synthesis and future directions for rewilding research. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 113: 898-906. [link]


Pasgaard, M., N. Strange, B. Dalsgaard, P.K.M. Mendonça, B. Sandel. 2015. Geographical imbalances and divides in the scientific production of climate change knowledge. Global Environmental Change 35: 279-288. [link]

Svenning, J-C., W. Eiserhardt, S. Normand, A. Ordonez, B. Sandel. 2015. The influence of paleoclimate on present-day patterns in biodiversity and ecosystems. Annual Reviews in Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 46:551-572. [link]

Eiserhardt, W., F. Borchsenius, B. Sandel, W.D. Kissling, J.-C. Svenning. 2015. Late Cenozoic climate change and the phylogenetic structure of regional conifer floras worldwide. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 1136-1148. [link]

Sandel, B., A.G. Gutiérrez, P.B. Reich, F. Schrodt, J. Dickie and J. Kattge. 2015. Estimating the missing species bias in plant trait measurements. Journal of Vegetation Science 26: 828-838. [link]

Blonder, B., D. Nogués-Bravo, M.K. Borregaard, J. Donoghue II, P.M. Jørgensen, N.J.B. Kraft, J.-P. Lessard, N. Morueta-Holme, B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning, C. Violle, C. Rahbek, B.J. Enquist. 2015. Linking environmental filtering and disequilibrium to biogeography with a community climate framework. Ecology 96: 972-985. [link]

Sandel, B. 2015. Towards a taxonomy of spatial scale-dependence. Ecography 38: 358-369. [link][word cloud]

Engemann, K., B. Enquist, B. Sandel, B. Boyle, P. Jørgensen, N. Morueta-Holme, R. Peet, C. Violle, J.-C. Svenning. 2015. Limited sampling hampers ’big data’ estimation of species richness in a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Ecology and Evolution 5: 807-820. [link][word cloud]

Sebastián-González, E., B. Sandel, B. Dalsgaard, Guimarães, P. 2015. Macroecological trends in nestedness and modularity of seed-dispersal networks. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24:293-303. [link][word cloud]


Dalsgaard, B., D.W. Carstensen, J. Fjeldså, P.K. Maruyama, C. Rahbek, B. Sandel, J. Sonne, J.-C. Svenning, Z. Wang, W.J. Sutherland. 2014. Does geography, current climate or historical climate determine bird species richness, endemism and island network roles in Wallacea and the West Indies? Ecology and Evolution 4: 4019-4031. [open access link] [word cloud]

Amano, T., B. Sandel, H. Eager, E. Bulteau, J.-C. Svenning, B. Dalsgaard, C. Rahbek, R.G. Davies, W.J. Sutherland. 2014. Global distribution and drivers of language extinction risk. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281: 20141574. [open access pdf] [word cloud]

Tsirogiannis, C., B. Sandel, Kalvisa, A. 2014. New algorithms for computing phylogenetic biodiversity. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8701: 187-203 (Presented at WABI 2014). [link] [word cloud]

Pedersen, R.Ø., B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning. 2014. Macroecological evidence for competitive regional-scale interactions between the two major clades of mammal carnivores (Feliformia and Caniformia). PLoS ONE 9: e100553. [open access link] [word cloud]

Tsirogiannis, C., B. Sandel. 2014. Computing the skewness of the phylogenetic mean pairwise distance in linear time. Algorithms for Molecular Biology 9: 15. [link] [word cloud]

Lamanna, C.A., B. Blonder, C. Violle, N.J.B. Kraft, B. Sandel, I. Simova, J. Donoghue, J.-C. Svenning, B.J. McGill, B. Boyle, V. Buzzard, S. Dolins, P.M. Jørgensen, A. Marcuse-Kubitza, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, W.H. Piel, J. Regetz, M. Schildhauer, N. Spencer, B. Theirs, S.K. Wiser, B.J. Enquist. 2014. Functional trait space and the latitudinal diversity gradient. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 111: 13745-13750. [link][word cloud]

Kissling, D., L. Dalby, C. Fløjgaard, J. Lenoir, B. Sandel, C. Sandom, K. Trøjelsgaard, J.-C. Svenning. 2014. Establishing macroecological trait datasets: digitalization, extrapolation and validation of diet preferences in terrestrial mammals worldwide. Ecology and Evolution: 4: 2913-2930. [link] [word cloud]

Sandom, C., S. Faurby, B. Sandel., J.-C. Svenning. 2014. Global Late Quaternary megafauna extinctions linked to humans, not climate change. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281: 20133254. [link] [word cloud]

Barnagaud, J.Y., W.D. Kissling, B. Sandel, W. Eiserhardt, H. Balslev, C.H. Sekercioglu, B. Enquist, C. Tsirogiannis, J.-C. Svenning. 2014. Ecological traits influence the phylogenetic structure of bird species co-occurrences worldwide. Ecology Letters 17: 811-820. [link] [word cloud]

Feng, G., X.C. Mi, P.K. Bøcher, L.F. Mao, B. Sandel, M. Cao, W.H. Ye, Z.Q. Hao, H.D. Gong, Y.T. Zhang, X.H. Zhao, G.Z. Jin, K.P. Ma, J.-C. Svenning. 2014. Relative roles of local disturbance, current climate and palaeoclimate in determining phylogenetic and functional diversity in Chinese forests. Biogeosciences 11: 1361-1370. [open-access pdf] [word cloud]

Schleuning, M., L. Ingmann, R. Strauß, S. Fritz, B. Dalsgaard, D.M. Dehling, M. Plein, F.V. Saavedra, B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning, K. Böhning-Gaese, C.F. Cormann. 2014. Ecological, historical and evolutionary determinants of modularity in weighted seed-dispersal networks. Ecology Letters 17: 454-463. [link] [word cloud]

– 2013 –

Sandel, B. and J.-C. Svenning. 2013. Human impacts drive a global topographic signature in tree cover. Nature Communications 4: Article 2474. [link] [word cloud]

Tsirogiannis, C., B. Sandel. 2013. Computing the skewness of the phylogenetic mean pairwise distance in linear time. Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics 8126: 170-184 (Presented at WABI 2013). [link] [word cloud]

Smith, A.B., B. Sandel, N.J.B. Kraft and S. Carey. 2013. Characterizing scale-dependent community assembly using the functional-diversity-area relationship. Ecology 94: 2392-2402. [link] [word cloud]

Svenning, J.-C. and B. Sandel. 2013. Disequilibrium vegetation dynamics under future climate change. American Journal of Botany 100: 1266-1286. [link] [word cloud]

Dalsgaard, B., K. Trøjelsgaard, A.M. Martin González, D. Nogués-Bravo, J. Ollerton, T. Petanidou, B. Sandel, M. Schleuning, Z. Wang, C. Rahbek, W.J. Sutherland, J.-C. Svenning, J.M. Olesen. 2013. Historical climate-change influences modularity of pollination networks. Ecography 36: 1331-1340. [link] [word cloud]

Sandom, C., L. Dalby, C. Fløjgaard, W.D. Kissling, J. Lenoir, B. Sandel, K. Trøjelsgaard, R. Ejrnæs, J.-C. Svenning. 2013. Mammal predator and prey species richness are strongly linked at macroscales. Ecology 94: 1112-1122. [link] [word cloud]

– 2012 –

Schleuning, M., J. Fründ, A.-M. Klein, S. Abrahamczyk, R. Alarcón, M. Albrecht, G. Andersson, S. Bazarian, K. Böhning-Gaese, R. Bommarco, B. Dalsgaard, M. Dehling,A. Gotlieb, M. Hagen, T. Hickler, A. Holzschuh, C. Kaiser-Bunbury, H. Kreft, R.J. Morris, B. Sandel, W. Sutherland, J.-C. Svenning,T. Tscharntke, S. Watts, C.N. Weiner, M. Werner, N.M. Williams, C. Winqvist, C.F Dormann, N. Blüthgen. 2012. Specialization of mutualistic interaction networks decreases towards tropical latitudes. Current Biology 22: 1925-1931. [link] [word cloud]

Tsirogiannis, C., B. Sandel and D. Cheliotis. 2012. Efficient computation of popular phylogenetic tree measures. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7534: 30-43 (Presented at WABI 2012). [link] [word cloud]

Greve, M., A.M. Lykke, C.W. Fagg, J. Bogaert, I. Friis, R. Marchant, A. Marshall, J. Ndayishimiye, B. Sandel, C. Sandom, M. Schmidt, J.R. Timberlake, J. Wieringa, G. Zizka and J.-C. Svenning. 2012. Diversity patterns of African acacias – the role of the environment, historical climate change and herbivore pressure. Journal of Ecology 100: 1093-1104. [link] [editor’s choice] [word cloud]

Sandel, B. and J.D. Corbin. 2012. Scale and diversity following manipulation of productivity and disturbance in Californian coastal grasslands. Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 906-918. [link] [word cloud]

Sandel, B., L. Arge, B. Dalsgaard, R.G. Davies, K.J. Gaston, W.J. Sutherland and J.-C. Svenning. 2012. Response – Global endemism needs spatial integration. Science 335: 285-286. [link][the original commentary]

Sandel, B. and E. Dangremond. 2012. Climate change and the invasion of California by grasses. Global Change Biology 18: 277-289. [link][word cloud]

– 2011 –

Sandel, B., L. Arge, B. Dalsgaard, R.G. Davies, K.J. Gaston, W.J. Sutherland and J.-C. Svenning. 2011. The influence of Late Quaternary climate-change velocity on species endemism. Science 334: 660-664. [link] [word cloud] [faculty of science evaluation] [ Science news article] [interview on Science podcast]

Dalsgaard, B., E. Magård, J. Fjeldså, A.M. Martin González, C. Rahbek, J.M. Olesen, J. Ollerton, R. Alarcón, A. Cardosa Araujo, P.A. Cotton, C. Lara, C. Graco Machado, I. Sazima, M. Sazima, A. Timmermann, S. Watts, B. Sandel, W. Sutherland and J.-C. Svenning. 2011. Specialization in hummingbird-plant networks: the role of assemblage size, contemporary climate and spatiotemporal climatic stability. PLoS ONE 6:e25891. [link] [word cloud]

Sandel, B., J.D. Corbin and M. Krupa. 2011. Using plant functional traits to guide restoration: A case study in California coastal grassland. Ecosphere 2: 23. [link][word cloud]

– 2010 –

Sandel, B. and J.D. Corbin. 2010. Scale, disturbance and productivity control the native-exotic richness relationship.  Oikos 119: 1281-1290. [link] [word cloud]

Sandel, B., L. Goldstein, N. Kraft, J. Okie, M. Shuldman, D. Ackerly, E. Cleland, K. Suding. 2010. Contrasting trait responses in plant communities to experimental and geographic variation in precipitation. New Phytologist 188: 565-575. [link] [word cloud]

Svenning, J.-C., B. Sandel, C. Fløjgaard and M.C. Forchhammer. 2010. Økologi i en syndflod af data. Aktuel Naturvidenskab 5: 34-37. (Ecology in a deluge of data) [link]

– 2009 –

Sandel, B. and A. Smith. 2009. Scale as a lurking factor: incorporating scale-dependence in experimental ecology. Oikos 118: 1284-1291. [link] [word cloud]

Sandel, B. 2009. Geometric constraint model selection– An example with New World birds and mammals.  Ecography 32: 1001-1010. [link] [word cloud]

– < 2009 –

Sandel, B.S. and M.J. McKone. 2006. Reconsidering null models of diversity: do geometric constraints on species’ ranges necessarily cause a mid-domain effect? Diversity and Distributions 12: 467-474.[link] [word cloud]

Camill, P., M.J. McKone, S.T. Sturges, W.J. Severud, E. Ellis, J. Limmer, C.B. Martin, R.T. Navratil, A.J. Purdie, B.S. Sandel, S. Talukder, and A. Trout. 2004. Community and ecosystem-level changes in a species-rich tallgrass prairie restoration.  Ecological Applications 14: 1680-1694.[link] [word cloud]