Publications - Writtle University College

Publications

Publications

Papers

Jeanette S. Blumröder, Monika T. Hoffmann, Susanne Winter, Jörg-Andreas Krüger, Uli F. Gräbener, Peter R. Hobson & Pierre L. Ibisch (2017) ECOsystem-based assessment of Sustainability standards and their EFFECTiveness Methodological framework. WWF Deutschland

P.R.Hobson 1,3, P.L.Ibisch 2,3 & R.Parmee *1 (2016)  A small plot study of Chalara infestation in a recently established natural stand of ash, UK. International Journal of Arboriculture.

Pierre L. Ibisch 1,2* , Monika Hoffmann 1 , Nuria Selva 2,3 , Guy Pe’er 2,4 , Vassiliki Kati 2,5 , Lisa Biber-Freudenberger 1,6 , Dominick A. DellaSala 2,6 , Mariana Vale 2,7 , Stefan Kreft 1,2 & Peter R. Hobson 1,2,9 (2016) Putting roadless areas into the conservation agenda. Science,

A.Schick, P. Hobson, & P.Ibisch (2016) Conservation and development in a VUCA world: the need for a systemic, risk-robust and ecosystem-based approach. Ecosystem Health & Sustainability.

J.Morgan & P.R.Hobson (2016) Rewilding:  A necessary step change or a ‘field of dreams’?  Harrier

M. Knight1, P.R. Hobson1, 2, J.E. Morgan1 (2015) Dispersal and survivorship in a small population of translocated water vole, Abberton Reservoir, Essex. Essex Naturalist

G. Pe’er 1* , L. V. Dicks 2 , P. Visconti 3 ,  R. Arlettaz 4 , A. Báldi 5 , T. G. Benton 6 , S. Collins 7 , M. Dieterich 8 , R. D. Gregory 9 , F. Hartig 10 , K. Henle 1 , P. R. Hobson 11 , D. Kleijn 12,13 , R. K. Neumann 1 , T. Robijns 14 , J. Schmidt 15 , A. Shwartz 16,17 ,  W. J. Sutherland 2 , A. Turbe 18 , F. Wulf 19 A. V. Scott 20  (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

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

Freudenberger, L., Hobson,P. Schluck,M. and Ibisch,P.  (2012) A global map of the functionality of terrestrial ecosystems. Ecological Complexity

Freudenberger, L., Hobson,P. Schluck,M., Kreft,S., Vohland,K., Sommer,H., Reichler,S., Nowicki,C., Barthlott,W. and Ibisch,P (2012) Nature conservation: priority-setting needs a global change. Biodiversity & Conservation

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

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.

Freudenberger, L., Biber, D., Hobson,P. and Ibisch,P . (2012) Insensa-GIS: A new software tool for spatial analysis combining the value of index development and sensitivity with a user-friendly interface for environmental assessments. Environmental Modelling & Software

Hobson, P. and Thomas, P  (2010) Forest fires and Biodiversity. In Fires in Large Forests (ed. Thomas, P). Cambridge University Press.

Ibisch,P., Hobson, P.R., Herrmann,T,M.,.Schluck, M., and Vega,A. (2010) Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change: an introduction. CBD Technical Series 54.

Ibisch, P., Hobson, P.R. and Vega, A. (2010) Mutual mainstreaming of biodiversity conservation and human development: towards a more radical ecosystem approach. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Hobson,P.R., and Ibisch,P. (2010) An alternative conceptual framework for sustainability: systemics and thermodynamics. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Ibisch, P., and Hobson, P.R. (2010) The integrated anthroposystem: globalizing human evolution and development within the global ecosystem. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Hobson,P.R., and Ibisch,P. (2010) Strategic sustainable development: a synthesis towards thermodynamically efficient systems and post-normal complex systems management. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Freudenberger, L. Schluck, M., Hobson, P., Sommer,H., Cramer, W., Barthlott, W. and Ibisch, P.(2010) A view on global patterns and interlinkages of biodiversity and human development. Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series  54.

Technical series / manuals / text / policy documents / briefs

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

Tânia Salvaterra, Karin Allenbach, Peter Hobson, Pierre L. Ibisch , Horst Korne, Jaroslav Mysiak, Fabrice Renaudg, Mário Pulquério (2016) Exploring the potential of ecosystem based approaches Ecosystem based Adaptation and Ecosystem based Disaster Risk Reduction. PLACARD, 4th World Congress on Climate Change

C. Sandom et al. (2016) UK Government Environmental Audit Commission on Rewilding; Written evidence submitted by academics from the Universities of Sussex, Oxford, Cambridge, Exeter, Bournemouth, Leeds, Copenhagen, and Writtle, and the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (2016). EAC, UK

A.Schlick; P.L.Ibisch, P.R.Hobson (2016) Ecosystem-based and people-centred: MARISCO with local people. Video, GIZ

Tânia Salvaterra a, Karin Allenbach b, Peter Hobson c, Pierre Ibisch d, Horst Korn e, Jaroslav Mysiak f, Fabrice Renaud g, Mário Pulquério a (2016) Exploring the potential of ecosystem based approaches –Ecosystem based Adaptation and Ecosystem based Disaster Risk Reduction. Policy Brief, PLACARD

Hobson, P.R., Morgan, J., Bonner, D (2016) What can birds tell us about forest ecosystem function? A case study assessment of bird foraging patterns in managed semi-natural woodland. Forest Research (submitted)

P.R.Hobson 1,3, P.L.Ibisch 2,3 & R.Parmee *1 (2016)  A small plot study of Chalara infestation in a recently established natural stand of ash, UK. International Journal of Arboriculture (reviewer’s corrections).

Pierre L. Ibisch 1,2*, Monika Hoffmann 1, Nuria Selva 2,3, Guy Pe’er 2,4, Vassiliki Kati 2,5, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger 1,6, Dominick A. DellaSala 2,6, Mariana Vale 2,7, Stefan Kreft 1,2 & Peter R. Hobson 1,2,9

(2016) Putting roadless areas into the conservation agenda. Science (Reviewer’s corrections)

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

G. Pe’er 1* , L. V. Dicks 2, P. Visconti 3,  R. Arlettaz 4, A. Báldi 5, T. G. Benton 6, S. Collins 7, M. Dieterich 8, R. D. Gregory 9, F. Hartig 10, K. Henle 1, P. R. Hobson 11, D. Kleijn 12,13, R. K. Neumann 1, T. Robijns 14, J. Schmidt 15, A. Shwartz 16,17,  W. J. Sutherland 2, A. Turbe 18, F. Wulf 19, and A. V. Scott 20 (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 1 , P.R. Hobson 1,2 , 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

Freudenberger, L., Hobson,P. Schluck,M. and Ibisch,P. (2012) A global map of the functionality of terrestrial ecosystems. Ecological Complexity

Freudenberger, L., Hobson,P. Schluck,M., Kreft,S., Vohland,K., Sommer,H., Reichler,S., Nowicki,C., Barthlott,W. and Ibisch,P (2012) Nature conservation: priority-setting needs a global change. Biodiversity & Conservation

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

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.

Freudenberger, L., Biber, D., Hobson,P. and Ibisch,P . (2012) Insensa-GIS: A new software tool for spatial analysis combining the value of index development and sensitivity with a user-friendly interface for environmental assessments. Environmental Modelling & Software

Hobson, P. and Thomas, P  (2010) Forest fires and Biodiversity. In Fires in Large Forests (ed. Thomas, P). Cambridge University Press.

Ibisch,P., Hobson, P.R., Herrmann,T,M.,.Schluck, M., and Vega,A. (2010) Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change: an introduction. CBD Technical Series 54.

Ibisch, P., Hobson, P.R. and Vega, A. (2010) Mutual mainstreaming of biodiversity conservation and human development: towards a more radical ecosystem approach. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Hobson,P.R., and Ibisch,P. (2010) An alternative conceptual framework for sustainability: systemics and thermodynamics. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Ibisch, P., and Hobson, P.R. (2010) The integrated anthroposystem: globalizing human evolution and development within the global ecosystem. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Hobson,P.R., and Ibisch,P. (2010) Strategic sustainable development: a synthesis towards thermodynamically efficient systems and post-normal complex systems management. In Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series 54.

Freudenberger, L. Schluck, M., Hobson, P., Sommer,H., Cramer, W., Barthlott, W. and Ibisch, P.(2010) A view on global patterns and interlinkages of biodiversity and human development. Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. CBD Technical Series  54.

Conference proceedings

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

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

Mosler,S., Logsdon,J. and Hobson, P.R (2010) Sustaining ecosystem resilience in urban landscapes in times of environmental uncertainty: A non-equilibrium thermodynamic perspective. Abstracts of presentations, 21. IAPS Conference, Leipzig

Hobson, P.R., Mickleburgh, P. and Ibisch, P (2010) Proxy indicators of thermodynamic efficiency and ecosystem resilience to environmental change in contrasting old growth and managed forests. Conference Proceedings, XXIII IUFRO Congress, Korea

Organizing and chairing conference seminars

2016 Theme 5. Ecosystems and ecosystem based adaptation, Adaptation Futures, 4th International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, Netherlands

2012, ECCB, Glasgow, 2012. Econics: Systemics, Sustainability and Conservation (P.Ibisch and P.Hobson)

2012, ECCB, Glasgow, 2012. Adaptive Conservation Management training (P.Ibisch, I.Tilders, and P.Hobson)

2010, COP10, 2010 Biodiversity World Congress, Nagoya, Japan. Theme - Ecosystem-based adaptation & Sustainability

2009, ECCB, Prague 2009, “From sit and watch to anticipate and manage - building adaptive-proof conservation strategy (P.Ibisch, S.Kreft, and P.Hobson)

Oral papers

Ibisch, P. Hobson, PR (2016)  Exploring the potential of ecosystem based approaches - Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) and ECOsystem based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR). Theme 5. Ecosystems and ecosystem based adaptation, Adaptation Futures, 4th International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, Netherlands

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 (2014) ThinkBig: Landscape scale planning for biodiversity in the UK. South Korean House of Senate, Korea

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

Ibisch & Hobson (2013) working with non-knowledge in finding solutions for enhancing natural pest control. Foundation Recherche Biodiversite (FRB), Paris

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

Freudenberger, L., Hobson, P. and Ibisch, P (2012) Thermodynamic Efficiency, a new approach to prioritize areas for nature conservation. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow

Ibsich, P. and Hobson, P. (2010) Adaptive management. International Workshop Natura 2000 and Climate Change, Germany

Hobson, P. and Ibisch, P. (2010) “And why thermodynamics?” How to give a boost to ecosystem approach for sustainable development and poverty eradication? COP10 Congress, CBD, Nagoya, Japan

Ibisch, P. and Hobson, P (2010) A radical ecosystem approach. How to give a boost to ecosystem approach for sustainable development and poverty eradication? COP10 Congress, CBD, Nagoya, Japan

Kreft, S., Blatt, J., Strixner, L., Hobson, P. and Ibisch, P. (2010) Climate change-enhanced conflicts over the EU’s Natura 2000 protected area system call for a shift towards a more adaptive and integrative management. International Congress for Conservation Biology, Canada

Freudenberger, L. Ibisch, P., Kreft, S. & Hobson, P. (2010) Interdependencies between human development and the present status of earth´s ecosystems. International Congress for Conservation Biology, Canada