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Past megafauna publications by Jens-Christian Svenning

Bakker, E.S., Gill, J.L., Johnson, C.N., Vera, F.W.M., Sandom, C.J., Asner, G.P. et al. (2016). Combining paleo-data and modern exclosure experiments to assess the impact of megafauna extinctions on woody vegetation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113, 847-855.

Doughty, C.E., Faurby, S. & Svenning, J.-C. (2016a). The impact of the megafauna extinctions on savanna woody cover in South America. Ecography, 39, 213-222. 

Doughty, C.E., Roman, J., Faurby, S., Wolf, A., Haque, A., Bakker, E.S. et al. (2016b). Global nutrient transport in a world of giants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113, 868-873.

Doughty, C.E., Wolf, A., Morueta-Holme, N., Jørgensen, P.M., Sandel, B., Violle, C. et al. (2016c). Megafauna extinction, tree species range reduction, and carbon storage in Amazonian forests. Ecography, 39, 194-203.

Malhi, Y., Doughty, C.E., Galetti, M., Smith, F.A., Svenning, J.-C. & Terborgh, J.W. (2016). Megafauna and ecosystem function from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113, 838-846.

Faurby, S., Werdelin, L. & Svenning, J.-C. (2016). The difference between trivial and scientific names: There were never any true cheetahs in North America. Genome Biology, 17, 1-2.

Smith, F.A., Doughty, C.E., Malhi, Y., Svenning, J.-C. & Terborgh, J. (2016). Megafauna in the Earth system. Ecography, 39, 99-108. 

Svenning, J.-C., Pedersen, P.B.M., Donlan, C.J., Ejrnæs, R., Faurby, S., Galetti, M. et al. (2016). Reply to Rubenstein and Rubenstein: Time to move on from ideological debates on rewilding.      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113, 898-906. 

Svenning, J.-C., Pedersen, P.B.M., Donlan, C.J., Ejrnæs, R., Faurby, S., Galetti, M. et al. (2016). Science for a wilder Anthropocene: Synthesis and future directions for trophic rewilding research. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113, 898-906. 

Faurby, S. & Svenning, J.-C. (2015a). Historic and prehistoric human-driven extinctions have reshaped global mammal diversity patterns. Diversity and Distributions, 21, 1155-1166. 

Faurby, S. & Svenning, J.-C. (2015b). A species-level phylogeny of all extant and late Quaternary extinct mammals using a novel heuristic-hierarchical Bayesian approach. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 84, 14-26.

Naundrup, P.J. & Svenning, J.-C. (2015). A geographic assessment of the global scope for rewilding with wild-living horses (Equus ferus). PLoS ONE, 10, e0132359. 

Kissling, W.D., Dalby, L., Fløjgaard, C., Lenoir, J., Sandel, B., Sandom, C. et al. (2014). Establishing macroecological trait datasets: digitalization, extrapolation, and validation of diet preferences in terrestrial mammals worldwide. Ecology and Evolution, 4, 2913-2930. 

Sandom, C., Faurby, S., Sandel, B. & Svenning, J.-C. (2014a). Global late Quaternary megafauna extinctions linked to humans, not climate change. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281, 20133254. 

Sandom, C.J., Ejrnæs, R., Hansen, M.D.D. & Svenning, J.-C. (2014b). High herbivore density associated with vegetation diversity in interglacial ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 111, 4162-4167. 

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

Sandom, C., Dalby, L., Fløjgaard, C., Kissling, W.D., Lenoir, J., Sandel, B. et al. (2013a). Mammal predator and prey species richness are strongly linked at macroscales. Ecology, 94, 1112-1122.

Sandom, C., Donlan, C.J., Svenning, J.-C. & Hansen, D. (2013b). Rewilding. In: Key topics in conservation biology 2 (eds. Macdonald, DW & Willis, KJ). Wiley-Blackwell Chichester, pp. 430-451.

Svenning, J.-C., Fløjgaard, C., Sandom, C. & Ejrnæs, R. (2012). Plads til vild natur i Danmark i 2020? Om behovet for store sammenhængende naturområder. In: Danmarks natur frem mod 2020 - om at stoppe tabet af biologisk mangfoldighed (ed. Meltofte, H). Det Grønne Kontaktudvalg København, pp. 77-80.

Svenning, J.-C., Fløjgaard, C. & Baselga, A. (2011a). Climate, history and neutrality as drivers of mammal beta diversity in Europe: insights from multiscale deconstruction. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80, 393-402.

Svenning, J.-C., Fløjgaard, C., Marske, K.A., Nógues-Bravo, D. & Normand, S. (2011b). Applications of species distribution modeling to paleobiology. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30, 2930-2947. 

Sandel, B., Arge, L., Dalsgaard, B., Davies, R.G., Gaston, K.J., Sutherland, W.J. et al. (2011). The influence of Late Quaternary climate-change velocity on species endemism. Science, 334, 660-664. 

Fløjgaard, C., Normand, S., Skov, F. & Svenning, J.-C. (2010). Deconstructing the mammal species richness pattern in Europe - towards an understanding of the relative importance of climate, biogeographic history, habitat heterogeneity and humans. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20, 218-230.

Svenning, J.-C. (2007). 'Pleistocene re-wilding' merits serious consideration also outside North America. IBS Newsletter, 5, 3-9.  

Svenning, J.-C. (2002). A review of natural vegetation openness in north-western Europe. Biological Conservation, 104, 133-148.