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Papers (last 7 years)

Jeanette S Blumroeder; Monika T Hoffmann; Olga Ilina; Susanne Winter; Peter R Hobson; Pierre L Ibisch (2020) Clearcuttings and spatially related secondary dieback undermine the ecological effectiveness of FSC certification in a boreal forest (case study in the Arkhangelsk Region, Russian Federation). Ecological Processes.

Iago Otero, Katharine N. Farrell, Salvador Pueyo, Giorgos Kallis, Laura Kehoe, Christoph Plutzar, Helmut Haberl, Jaime García-Márquez, Peter Hobson, Karl-Heinz Erb, Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos, Jean-Louis Martin, Stefan Schindler, Jonas Nielsen, Teuta Skorin, Franz Essl, Erik Gómez-Baggethun, Josef Settele, Lluís Brotons, Wolfgang Rabitsch, François Schneider, Guy Pe'er (2020) Biodiversity Policy beyond Economic Growth. Conservation Letters.

A.Schick, P.Hobson, P.L. Ibisch and S. Porembski (2019) Classification of key ecological attributes and stresses of biodiversity for ecosystem-based conservation assessments and management. Ecological Complexity, Vol 38, Pgs 98-111.

Florian Ulm, David Avelar, Peter Hobson, Gil Penha-Lopes, Teresa Dias, Cristina M_aguas, Cristina Cruz. (2018) Sustainable urban agriculture using compost and an open-pollinated maize variety. Journal of Cleaner Production 212

Jeanette S Blumroeder, Peter R Hobson , Uli F Graebener, Jorg-Andreas Kruger, Denis Dobrynin , Natalya Burova , Irina Amosa, Susanne Winter and Pierre L Ibisch (2018) Towards the Evaluation of the Ecological Effectiveness of the Principles, Criteria and Indicators (PCI) of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC): Case study in the Arkhangelsk Region in the Russian Federation. Challenges in Sustainability 2018 Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 1–33, DOI: 10.12924/cis2018.060100XX, ISSN: 2297–6477

Mosler, S., Hobson, P.R. (2018) Transformation of the landscape: The relationships between food and land use in prehistoric British and European societies. In Zeunert, J. (Ed.), Waterman, T. (Ed.). (2018). Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food. London: Routledge.

Blumroder, J., Hoffmann, M., Winter, S., Kruger, J-A., Grabener, U.F., Hobson, P.R. & Ibisch, P.L (2017) Ecosystem-based assessment of sustainability standards and their effectiveness. WWF, Germany. ISBN 978-3-946211-09-9.

Axel Schick, Christina Sandig, Anja Krause, Peter R. Hobson, Stefan Porembski, Pierre L. Ibisch (2018) People-Centered and Ecosystem-Based Knowledge Co-Production to Promote Proactive Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in Namibia. Environmental Management 62, pages 858-876.

SCHICK, A., P.R. HOBSON & P.L. IBISCH (2017) Conservation and sustainable development in a VUCA world: the need for a systemic, risk-robust and ecosystem-based approach. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, Vol 3, Issue 4.

Pierre L. Ibisch, Monika Hoffmann, Stefan Kreft, Guy Pe’er, Vassiliki Kati, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger, Dominick A. DellaSala, Mariana M. Vale, Peter R. Hobson, & Nuria Selva (2016) Putting roadless areas into the global conservation and sustainability agenda. Science.
354(6318): 1423-1427 (+ 65 pp. Supplementary Materials; www.sciencemag.org/content/354/6318/1423/suppl/DC1) (DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf7166).

Tânia Salvaterraa, Karin Allenbachb, Peter Hobson, Pierre Ibischd, Horst Korne, Jaroslav Mysiakf, Fabrice Renaudg, Mário Pulquérioa (2016) Exploring the potential of ecosystem based approaches - Ecosystem based Adaptation and Ecosystem based Disaster Risk Reduction. Policy Brief, PLACARD

P.R.Hobson , P.L.Ibisch & R.Parmee (2016) A small plot study of Chalara infestation in a recently established natural stand of ash, UK. International Journal of Arboriculture (reviewer’s corrections).

IBISCH, P.L. & P.R. HOBSON (eds.) (2016): MARISCO. Manejo Adaptativo de RISco e vulnerabilidade em sítios de COnservação. Guia para a conservação da biodiversidade baseada em ecossistemas com uma abordagem de adaptação e resistência ao risco. Centre for Econics and Ecosystem Management, Eberswalde (ISBN ISBN 978-3-00-049606-6).

Ibisch, P.L., & Hobson, P.R. (2015) MARISCO II: Case studies. Centre for Econics & Ecosystem Management. GIZ.

Pe’er1,*, L. V. Dicks, P. Visconti, R. Arlettaz, A. Báldi, T. G. Benton, S. Collins, M. Dieterich, R. D. Gregory, F. Hartig, K. Henle, P. R. Hobson, D. Kleijn, R. K. Neumann, T. Robijns, J. Schmidt,A. Shwartz, W. J. Sutherland, A. Turbe, F. Wulf, and A. V. Scott (2014) EU agricultural reform fails on biodiversity: Member States must take extra steps to protect farmed ecosystems. Science.

Ibisch, P.L., & Hobson, P.R. (2014) MARISCO, Adaptive Management of Vulnerability & Risk at Conservation Sites. A guide book for risk-robust, adaptive & ecosystem-based conservation of biodiversity. Centre for Econics & Ecosystem Management.

M. Knight, P.R. Hobson, J.E. Morgan (2014) Dispersal and survivorship in a small population of translocated water vole, Abberton Reservoir, Essex. Essex naturalist.

Hobson, P.R. and Ibisch, P.L. (2013) Forest econics: mimicking processes and patterns in old growth forest to promote sustainable forestry under global change. Primeval and ancient beech forests of Europe: problems of protection and sustainable use. Proceedings of the international conference, Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, Ukraine.

Packham, J., Hobson, P. and Norris, C (2013) Common beech, Fagus sylvatica L; survival and longevity in changing times. Arboricultural Journal.

Freudenberger, L., Hobson,P., Rupic,S., Schluck,M.,Sauermann,J., Kreft, S. and Ibisch,P. (2012) Spatial Road Disturbance Index (SPROADI) for conservation planning: A novel landscape index, demonstrated for the state of Brandenburg, Germany. Landscape Ecology, DOI 10.1007/s10980-013-9887-8.

Freudenberger, L., Hobson,P., Schluck,M. and Ibisch,P. (2012) A global map of the functionality of terrestrial ecosystems. Ecological Complexity, Vol 12, Pg 13-22.

Freudenberger, L., Hobson,P., Schluck,M., Kreft,S., Vohland,K., Sommer,H., Reichler,S., Nowicki,C., Barthlott,W. and Ibisch,P (2013) Nature conservation: priority-setting needs a global change. Biodiversity & Conservation, 22, 1255-1281.

Hobson,P.R. and Ibisch, P.L (2012) Learning from Nature for Sustainability: An Econical Approach to (non-) Knowledge Management. In Global Change Management: From blindspots to systems analysis (Eds. Ibisch, Geiger & Cybulla). Nomos, Germany.

Ibisch, P.L., Hobson, P.R. and Kreft, S. (2012) The European nature conservation network Natura 2000 in meeting challenges of climate change: Applying principles of “econics” and complex systems theory. In Global Change Management: From blindspots to systems analysis (Eds. Ibisch, Geiger & Cybulla). Nomos, Germany.

Ibisch, P.L. and Hobson, P.R (2012) Blindspots and sustainability under global change: non-knowledge illiteracy as key challenges to knowledge society. In Global Change Management: From blindspots to systems analysis (Eds. Ibisch, Geiger & Cybulla). Nomos, Germany.

Norris, C., Hobson,P. and Ibisch,P.L (2011) Microclimate and vegetation function as indicators of forest thermodynamic efficiency. Journal of Applied Ecology, Vol’ 49, Issue 3, pgs 562-570.

Norris, C., Ibisch, P.L. and. Hobson, P (2011) Searching for empirical evidence of forest resilience - developing indicators of the thermodynamic efficiency of ecosystems. Beech forests - a joint natural heritage of Europe. BFN.

P R Hobson, L Biber-Freudenberger, Monika Hoffmann & P L Ibisch (2015) The use of ecosystem function indicators in the prioritization process for sites in a new initiative to rewild Britain. ICCB, France.

Pierre L. Ibisch, Monika Hoffmann, Nuria Selva, Lisa Freudenberger, Guy Pe’er, Vassiliki Kati, Dominick A. DellaSala, Mariana Vale, Stefan Kreft & Peter R. Hobson (2015) Where the roads don’t go: ecological characteristics and protection status of the world’s roadless areas. ICCB World Congress, France.

Hobson, P.R., Ibisch,P.L. & Norris, C. (2014) Identifying potential tipping points in forest ecosystems using vegetation function traits and microclimatic indicators, IUFRO World Congress, Salt lake City

Hobson, P.R. and Ibisch,P (2013) “Forest econics:” mimicking processes & patterns in old growth forest to promote sustainable forestry under global change". International Scientific Conference "Primeval and Ancient Beech Forests of Europe: Problems of Protection and Sustainable Use. Ministry of Ecology & Natural Resources, Ukraine".

Hobson,P.R., Ibisch,P. and Norris,C (2013) Ecosystem function traits can serve as effective indicators of health and resilience in beech forests undergoing environmental change. Primeval Beech Forests, WSL, Ukraine.

Geiger,L., Hobson,P. and Ibisch (2012) Non-knowledge management in nature conservation, a new approach for a systemic risk spotting and evaluation. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow

Hobson,P., Norris, C. and Ibisch, P (2012) Surface temperature and plant trait analysis as proxy measures of ecosystem resilience and thermodynamic efficiency in forest landscapes. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow

Hobson,P., Freudenburger, L., Norris, C. and Ibisch,P (2012) Applying measures of non-equilibrium thermodynamics to the assessment of ecosystem function in landscapes subjected to rapid change. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow

Ibisch, P. and Hobson, P (2012) Econics: a new systemics framework for sustainable management and conservation. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow


Conference proceedings (last 5 years)

Pierre L. Ibisch1, Jeanette S. Blumroeder, Peter R. Hobson, Stefan Kreft (2019) POLICY FAILS TO ADDRESS NET LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY IN GLOBAL FORESTS. Forests at risk, SCB, University of Warsaw, Warsaw

Jeanette Silvin Blumroeder, Peter R. Hobson, Susanne Winter, Natal’ya V. Burova, Pierre L. Ibisch (2019) THE ECOLOGICAL EFFECTIVENESS OF FSC-CERTIFICATION IN THE BOREAL FOREST OF THE ARKHANGELSK REGION IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. Forests at risk, SCB, University of Warsaw, Warsaw

Peter Hobson, Pierre L. Ibisch (2019) ‘FUTURESCAPES’ AND FORWARD-THINKING POLICY ARE NECESSARY TO ALLOW FORESTS TO ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE. Forests at risk, SCB, University of Warsaw, Warsaw.

Hobson, P.R. and Ibisch, P.L (2018) Galic range edge refugia offer opportunities for European beech undergoing climatically-induced retreat. 11th International beech symposium. Natural and Managed Beech Forests as Reference Ecosystems for the Sustainable Management of Forest Resources and the Conservation of Biodiversity, IUFRO, Viterbo, Italy.

Hobson, P.R. (2018) Sustainable solutions in dynamic landscapes requires ecosystem-based strategies . The International Scientific Conference “Problems of Mountain Ecosystem Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Resources in the Carpathians. Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, Ukraine.

Hobson, P.R. (2018) Delivering ecosystem services in dynamic & contested landscapes. DAAD; Sustainably Securing Relevant Ecosystem Services through International Cooperation as a Contribution to Conflict Prevention and Regional Stabilisation in Eastern Europe. Rakhiv, Ukraine.

Hobson, P.R. (2018) An ecosystem-based adaptive management strategy for sustainable crop production. British Council - Developing cross discipline capacity in the delivery of environmental, economic and social awareness into teaching and training in Argentina Austral University Rosario, Argentina.

Avelar, D., Garrett, P. Hobson, P.R. and Penha-Lopes, G. (2018) Planet fever calls for ecosystem indicator of well-being. The madeira Island case study. 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology, Helsinki University, Finland.

Jeanette S. Blumröder, Peter R. Hobson, Uli F. Gräbener, Susanne Winter, Pierre L. Ibisch (2018) Ecosystem-based evaluation of two sustainability standards applied to oil palm cultivation in Sabah, Malaysia.. 24th International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference ACTION FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE, Nanjing, China.

P.Ibisch & P Hobson (2016) Exploring the potential of ecosystem based approaches - Ecosystem based Adaptation. Adaptations and Futures 2016, 4th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands, (EbA) and ECOsystem based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR)

P R Hobson, L Biber-Freudenberger, Monika Hoffmann & P L Ibisch (2015) The use of ecosystem function indicators in the prioritization process for sites in a new initiative to rewild Britain. ICCB, France

Pierre L. Ibisch, Monika Hoffmann, Nuria Selva, Lisa Freudenberger, Guy Pe’er, Vassiliki Kati, Dominick A. DellaSala, Mariana Vale, Stefan Kreft & Peter R. Hobson (2015) Where the roads don’t go: ecological characteristics and protection status of the world’s roadless areas. ICCB World Congress, France

Hobson, P.R., Ibisch,P.L. & Norris, C. (2014) Identifying potential tipping points in forest ecosystems using vegetation function traits and microclimatic indicators, IUFRO World Congress, Salt lake City

Hobson, P.R. and Ibisch,P (2013) “Forest econics:” mimicking processes & patterns in old growth forest to promote sustainable forestry under global change".International Scientific Conference "Primeval and Ancient Beech Forests of Europe: Problems of Protection and Sustainable Use. Ministry of Ecology & Natural Resources, Ukraine"

Hobson,P.R., Ibisch,P. and Norris,C (2013) Ecosystem function traits can serve as effective indicators of health and resilience in beech forests undergoing environmental change. Primeval Beech Forests, WSL, Ukraine

Hobson,P.R., Ibisch,P. and Norris,C (2013) Ecosystem function traits can serve as effective indicators of health and resilience in beech forests undergoing environmental change. Primeval Beech Forests, WSL, Ukraine

Geiger,L., Hobson,P. and Ibisch (2012) Non-knowledge management in nature conservation, a new approach for a systemic risk spotting and evaluation. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow

Hobson,P., Norris, C. and Ibisch, P (2012) Surface temperature and plant trait analysis as proxy measures of ecosystem resilience and thermodynamic efficiency in forest landscapes. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow

Hobson,P., Freudenburger,L., Norris, C. and Ibisch,P (2012) Applying measures of non-equilibrium thermodynamics to the assessment of ecosystem function in landscapes subjected to rapid change. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow

Ibisch, P. and Hobson, P (2012) Econics: a new systemics framework for sustainable management and conservation. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow