Publications
Publications about the forest model

2017


Linking lidar and forest modeling to assess biomass estimation across scales and disturbance states.
Knapp et al., Remote Sensing of Environment 2018
Knapp N., Fischer R., Huth A.
Linking lidar and forest modeling to assess biomass estimation across scales and disturbance states
Remote Sensing of Environment (2018)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425717305679

Keywords:
aboveground biomass; tropical forest; disturbance; Lidar simulation; forest modeling; resolution; scale

Study site:
BCI, Panama

Vegetation model:
FORMIND

Knapp2017

Monitoring of Forest Structure Dynamics by Means of L-Band SAR Tomography.
Cazcarra-Bes et al., Remote Sensing 2017
Cazcarra-Bes, Tello-Alonso, Fischer, Heym, Papathanassiou
Monitoring of Forest Structure Dynamics by Means of L-Band SAR Tomography
Remote Sensing (2017)
http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/9/12/1229

Keywords:
synthetic aperture radar (SAR); forest structure; forest dynamics; horizontal forest structure; vertical forest structure; L-band; forest model

Study site:
Traunstein, Germany and Kilimanjaro, Tansania

Vegetation model:
FORMIND

Victor Cazcarra-Bes 2017

Spatial heterogeneity of biomass and forest structure of the Amazon rain forest: Linking remote sensing, forest modelling and field inventory.
Rödig et al., Global Ecol Biogeogr. 2017
Rödig E, Cuntz M, Heinke J, Rammig A, Huth A.
Spatial heterogeneity of biomass and forest structure of the Amazon rain forest: Linking remote sensing, forest modelling and field inventory.
Global Ecol Biogeogr. (2017) 00:1–11.
https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12639

Keywords:
Forest model, Amazon, Remote Sensing, Biomass

Study site:
Amazon

Vegetation model:
FORMIND

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    The carbon fluxes in different successional stages: modelling the dynamics of tropical montane forests in South Ecuador
    Paulick et al., Forest Ecosystems 2017
    Sebastian Paulick, Claudia Dislich, Jürgen Homeier, Rico Fischer, Andreas Huth
    The carbon fluxes in different successional stages: modelling the dynamics of tropical montane forests in South Ecuador.
    Forest Ecosystems (2017) 4:5
    DOI 10.1186/s40663-017-0092-0.
    http://rdcu.be/rWC1

    Keywords:
    Forest model, Tropical montane forest, Forest succession, Carbon balance, Forest productivity

    Study site:
    Ecuador: Loja

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Estimating the carbon fluxes of forests with an individual-based forest model
    Rödig et al., Forest Ecosystems 2017
    Edna Rödig, Andreas Huth, Friedrich Bohn, Corinna Rebmann, Matthias Cuntz.
    Estimating the carbon fluxes of forests with an individual-based forest model.
    Forest Ecosystems 4.
    doi:10.1186/s40663-017-0091-1 (2017).
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40663-017-0091-1

    Keywords:
    Temperate forest, Carbon fluxes, Eddy covariance

    Study site:
    Germany: Wetzstein, Tharandt

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    High resolution analysis of tropical forest fragmentation and its impact on the global carbon cycle
    Brinck et al., Nature Communications 2017
    Katharina Brinck, Rico Fischer, Jürgen Groeneveld, Sebastian Lehmann, Mateus Dantas De Paula, Sandro Pütz, Joseph O. Sexton, Danxia Song, Andreas Huth.
    High resolution analysis of tropical forest fragmentation and its impact on the global carbon cycle.
    Nat. Commun. 8, 14855
    doi: 10.1038/ncomms14855 (2017).
    http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14855

    Keywords:
    fragmentation, edge effects, remote sensing, carbon emission

    Study site:
    tropical forests

    Vegetation model:


    The importance of forest structure to biodiversity–productivity relationships
    Bohn and Huth, Royal Society Open Science 2017
    Friedrich Bohn and Andreas Huth. The importance of forest structure to biodiversity–productivity relationships. Royal Society Open Science, 4(1), 160521.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160521

    Keywords:
    forest stand, biodiversity, productivity, gap model, ecosystem functioning, temperate forests

    Study site:
    temperate forests

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    Bohn 2017

    2016


    Lessons learned from applying a forest gap model to understand ecosystem and carbon dynamics of complex tropical forests
    Fischer et al., Ecological Modelling 2016
    Rico Fischer, Friedrich Bohn, Mateus Dantas de Paula, Claudia Dislich, Jürgen Groeneveld, Alvaro G. Gutiérrez, Martin Kazmierczak, Nikolai Knapp, Sebastian Lehmann, Sebastian Paulick, Sandro Pütz, Edna Rödig, Franziska Taubert, Peter Köhler, Andreas Huth.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.11.018

    Keywords:
    Species richness; Disturbance; Carbon balance; Structural realism

    Study site:
    tropical forests

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    FORMIND 2016

    The extent of edge effects in fragmented landscapes: Insights from satellite measurements of tree cover
    Dantas De Paula et al., Ecological Indicators 2016
    Mateus Dantas de Paula, Jürgen Groeneveld, Andreas Huth.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X16301923

    Keywords:
    Edge effects; Remote sensing; LANDSAT Tree Cover; Fragmented forests

    Study site:

    Vegetation model:

    dantas2016

    Impacts of precipitation variability on the dynamics of a dry tropical montane forest
    Hiltner et al., Ecological Modelling 2016
    Ulrike Hiltner, Achim Bräuning, Aster Gebrekirstos, Andreas Huth, Rico Fischer.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380015004524

    Keywords:
    Forest growth model; Climate change simulation; Dry tropical montane forest

    Study site:
    Ethiopia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3

    Wood

    Monodominance in tropical forests: modelling reveals emerging clusters and phase transitions.
    Kazmierczak, et al., Journal of The Royal Society Interface 2016
    Martin Kazmierczak, Pia Backmann, José M. Fedriani, Rico Fischer, Alexander K. Hartmann, Andreas Huth, Felix May, Michael S. Müller, Franziska Taubert, Volker Grimm, Jürgen Groeneveld
    “Monodominance in tropical forests: modelling reveals emerging clusters and phase transitions.” Journal of The Royal Society Interface 13.117 (2016): 20160123.
    DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0123
    http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/13/117/20160123

    Keywords:
    criticality, dispersal, phase transitions, percolation, simulation, single-species dominance

    Study site:
    Tropical Forest

    Vegetation model:


    Improving the forecast for biodiversity under climate change.
    Urban, et al., Science 2016
    M. C. Urban1, G. Bocedi, A. P. Hendry, J.-B. Mihoub, G. Pe’er, A. Singer, J. R. Bridle, L. G. Crozier, L. De Meester, W. Godsoe, A. Gonzalez, J. J. Hellmann, R. D. Holt, A. Huth, K. Johst, C. B. Krug, P. W. Leadley, S. C. F. Palmer, J. H. Pantel, A. Schmitz, P. A. Zollner, J. M. J. Travis
    “Improving the forecast for biodiversity under climate change.”
    Science 353.6304 (2016)
    http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6304/aad8466

    Keywords:
    biodiversity

    Study site:

    Vegetation model:

    2015


    Computer and remote-sensing infrastructure to enhance large-scale testing of individual-based forest models
    Shugart et al., Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2015
    Herman H Shugart, Gregory P Asner, Rico Fischer, Andreas Huth, Nikolai Knapp, Thuy Le Toan, and Jacquelyn K Shuman.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/140327

    Keywords:
    forest model; individual based; remote sensing; Review; FORMIND

    Study site:

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    Shugart2015

    Simulating carbon stocks and fluxes of an African tropical montane forest with an individual-based forest model
    Fischer et al., PLoS ONE 2015
    Rico Fischer, Andreas Ensslin, Gemma Rutten, Markus Fischer, David Schellenberger Costa, Michael Kleyer, Andreas Hemp, Sebastian Paulick, Andreas Huth.
    http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0123300

    Keywords:
    Tropical forest; Forest model; Carbon; Carbon sink

    Study site:
    Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    LAI

    Tropical forest degradation and recovery in fragmented landscapes — Simulating changes in tree community, forest hydrology and carbon balance
    Dantas de Paula et al., Global Ecology and Conservation 2015
    Mateus Dantas de Paula, Jürgen Groeneveld, Andreas Huth.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S235198941500030X

    Keywords:
    Brazilian Atlantic Forest; Forest dynamics; Edge-affected habitats; Ecosystem processes

    Study site:
    Serra Grande, Alagoas, Brazil

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    Fragmentation

    Fast calibration of a dynamic vegetation model with minimum observation data
    Lehmann & Huth, Ecological Modelling 2015

    Keywords:
    Inverse modelling; Calibration; Dynamic vegetation model; Stochastic optimization

    Study site:
    Barro Colorado Island, Panama

    Vegetation model:

    Inverse Modelling

    2014


    Long-term carbon loss in fragmented Neotropical forests
    Pütz et al., Nature Communications 2014
    Sandro Pütz, Jürgen Groeneveld, Klaus Henle, Christoph Knogge, Alexandre Camargo Martensen, Markus Metz, Jean Paul Metzger, Milton Cezar Ribeiro, Mateus Dantas de Paula, Andreas Huth.
    http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2014/141007/ncomms6037/full/ncomms6037.html

    Keywords:
    Fragmentation; Carbon Loss; Tropical Forests

    Study site:
    Amazon and Atlantic Forests, South America

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    Fragmentation

    A neutral vs. non-neutral parametrizations of a physiological forest gap model
    Kazmierczak et al., Ecological Modelling 2014
    Martin Kazmierczak, Thorsten Wiegand, Andreas Huth.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380014002270

    Keywords:
    Functional groups; Species grouping; Aggregation; Forest model; Neutral theory; Plant functional types

    Study site:
    Barro Colorado Island, Panama

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Using dynamic vegetation models to simulate plant range shifts
    Snell et al., Ecography 2014
    Snell, Huth, Nabel, Bocedi, Travis, Gravel, Bugmann, Gutiérrez, Hickler, Higgins, Reineking, Scherstjanoi, Zurbriggen, Lischke.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.00580

    Keywords:
    Dynamic Vegetation Models; Plant Range Shifts; Upscalling

    Study site:

    Vegetation model:
    Various


    Of climate and its resulting tree growth: Simulating the productivity of temperate forests
    Bohn et al., Ecological Modelling 2014
    Friedrich J. Bohn, Karin Frank, Andreas Huth.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.01.021

    Keywords:
    Forest growth simulation; Parametrization; Yield table; FORMIND; Temperate forest; Plant functional types

    Study site:
    Northern Germany

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Technical Note: Approximate Bayesian parameterization of a process-based tropical forest model
    Hartig et al., Biogeosciences 2014
    Florian Hartig, Claudia Dislich, Thorsten Wiegand, and Andreas Huth.
    http://www.biogeosciences.net/11/1261/2014/

    Keywords:
    Inverse parameter estimation; Approximate Bayesian Computation

    Study site:
    Reserva Biologica San Francisco, Ecuador

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Simulating the impacts of reduced rainfall on carbon stocks and net ecosystem exchange in a tropical forest.
    Fischer et al., Environmental Modelling & Software 2014
    Rico Fischer, Amanda Armstrong, Harald Shugart, Andreas Huth.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364815213002697#

    Keywords:
    Tropical forest; Forest model; Vegetation modelling; Reduced precipitation; Carbon balance

    Study site:
    Betampona, Madagascar

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3


    Increased Drought Impacts on Temperate Rainforests from Southern South America: Results of a Process-Based, Dynamic Forest Model
    Gutiérrez et al., PLoS ONE 2014
    Alvaro G. Gutiérrez, Juan J. Armesto, M. Francisca Díaz, Andreas Huth
    http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0103226

    Keywords:
    Drought impacts; Temperate Rainforests

    Study site:
    Chiloé island, Chile

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2013


    Bayesian calibration, comparison and averaging of six forest models, using data from Scots pine stands across Europe
    van Oijen et al., Forest Ecology and Management 2013
    M. van Oijen, C. Reyer, F.J. Bohn, D.R. Cameron, G. Deckmyn, M. Flechsig, S. Härkönen, F. Hartig, A. Huth, A. Kiviste, P. Lasch, A. Mäkelä, T. Mette, F. Minunno, W. Rammer
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112712005944

    Keywords:
    Dynamic modelling; Forest management models; Growth prediction; National forest inventories

    Study site:
    Various

    Vegetation model:
    Various

    2012


    A review of grassland models in the biofuel context.
    Taubert et al., Ecological Modelling 2012
    Taubert, F., Frank, K., Huth, A.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.04.007

    Keywords:
    Biodiversity effect; Grassland modeling; Competition; Individual-based; Ecosystem function

    Study site:
    Various

    Vegetation model:
    GRASSMIND, various


    Modelling the impact of shallow landslides on forest structure in tropical montane forests
    Dislich & Huth, Ecological Modelling 2012

    Keywords:
    Forest model; Landslide; Forest dynamics; Tropical montane forest;

    Study site:
    Reserva Biologica San Francisco, Ecuador

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2011


    Fragmentation drives tropical forest fragments to early successional states: A modelling study for Brazilian Atlantic forests
    Pütz et al., Ecological Modelling 2011
    Sandro Pütz, Jürgen Groeneveld, Luciana F. Alves, Jean Paul Metzger, Andreas Huth.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030438001100175X

    Keywords:
    Habitat fragmentation; Disentangling fragmentation processes and edge effects; Biodiversity loss

    Study site:
    Cotia and Ibiúna, São Paulo, Brazil

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Sustainable timber harvesting in fragmented secondary forests in Paraguay? An inquiry through modelling
    Kammesheidt et al., 2011
    Kammesheidt, L., Köhler, P., Pütz, S., Huth, A.
    In: Günter, S., Weber, M., Stimm, B., Mosandl, R. (Eds.), Silviculture in the Tropics Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 387-396.

    Keywords:

    Study site:

    Vegetation model:


    Modelling forest growth and finance: Often disregarded tools in tropical land management
    Knoke et al., 2011
    Knoke, T., Huth, A.
    In: Günter, S., Weber, M., Stimm, B., Mosandl, R. (Eds.), Silviculture in the Tropics Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 129-142.

    Keywords:

    Study site:

    Vegetation model:

    2010


    Towards ground-truthing of spaceborne estimates of above-ground life biomass and leaf area index in tropical rain forests
    Huth & Köhler, Biogeosciences 2010

    Keywords:
    LiDAR, Biomass.

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    KH2010

    Modeling the dynamics of tropical montane cloud forest in central Veracruz, Mexico.
    Rüger et al., Tropical Montane Cloud Forests, Cambridge University Press 2010
    Rüger, N., Williams-Linera, G., Huth, A. In: Bruijnzeel, L.A., Scatena, F.N., Hamilton, L.S. (Eds.)
    http://universitypublishingonline.org/cambridge/chapter.jsf?bid=CBO9780511778384&cid=CBO9780511778384A077

    Keywords:
    Forest modeling; Montane Cloud Forest; Mexico; Forest Dynamics

    Study site:
    Vera Cruz, Mexico

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Untersuchungen zur Dynamisierung des prozessorientierten Waldwachstumsmodells FORMIX 3-Q für den Einsatz in der forstbetrieblichen Planung im tropischen Feuchtwald. Dargestellt am Beispiel der Modell-Parametrisierung für die Deramakot Forstreserve in Sabah (Ost-Malaysia).
    Droste, H.-J., Thesis/Dissertation
    Droste, H.-J., Thesis/Dissertation

    Keywords:
    Forest modeling; Logging

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX 3-Q

    2009


    The impact of fragmentation and density regulation on forest succession in the Atlantic rain forest.

    Groeneveld et al., Ecological Modelling 2009
    J. Groeneveld, L.F. Alves, L.C. Bernacci, E.L.M. Catharino, C. Knogge, J.P. Metzger, S. Pütz, A. Huth.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380009004153

    Keywords:
    Forest growth model; Plant functional types; Regeneration; Simulation

    Study site:
    Cotia and Ibiúna, São Paulo, Brazil

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Toward integrated analysis of human impacts on forest biodiversity: lessons from Latin America
    Newton et al., Ecology and Society 2009
    Newton, A.C., Cavuela, L., Echeverría, C., Armesto, J.J., del Castillo, R.C., Golicher, D., Geneletti, D., González-Espinosa, M., Huth, A., López-Barrera, F., Malizia, L., Manson, R., Premoli, A., Ramírez-Marcial, N., Rey Benayas, J.M., Rüger, N., Smith-Ramírez, C., Williams-Linera, G.
    http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss2/art2/ES-2009-2847.pdf

    Keywords:
    Forest modeling; Spatial analysis; Sustainable forest management

    Study site:
    Vera Cruz, Mexico

    Vegetation model:
    Various


    Structural and environmental characterization of old-growth temperate rainforests of northern Chiloé Island, Chile: Regional and global relevance.
    Gutiérrez et al., Forest Ecology and Management 2009
    Gutiérrez, A.G., Armesto, J.J., Aravena, J.-C., Carmona, M., Carrasco, N.V., Christie, D.A., Peña, M.-P., Pérez, C., Huth, A.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112709001741

    Keywords:
    Old-growth Forests; Constrained correspondence analysis; Stand age; Structural variability

    Study site:
    Chiloé island, Chile

    Vegetation model:


    Simulating forest dynamics of a tropical montane forest in South Ecuador.
    Dislich et al., Erdkunde 2009

    Keywords:
    tropical montane forest; simulation; forest growth model

    Study site:
    Reserva Biologica San Francisco, Ecuador

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2008


    Long-term impacts of fuelwood extraction on a tropical montane cloud forest
    Rüger et al., Ecosystems 2008
    Rüger, N., Williams-Linera, G., Kissling, W.D., Huth, A.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10021-008-9166-8

    Keywords:
    Ecosystem dynamics; fire wood; logging impacts.

    Study site:
    Vera Cruz, Mexico

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2007


    Process-based modelling of regeneration dynamics and sustainable use in species-rich rain forests
    Rüger et al., In: Newton,A.C. (Ed.)., Biodiversity loss and conservation in fragmented forest landscapes, 2007
    Rüger, N., Armesto, J.J., Gutiérrez, A.G., Williams-Linera, G., Huth,A.
    Oxford University Press

    Keywords:

    Study site:
    Vera Cruz, Mexico

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Impacts of recruitment limitation and canopy disturbance on tropical tree species richness
    Köhler & Huth, Ecological Modelling 2007

    Keywords:
    Species richness; Recruitment limitation; Intermediate disturbance hypothesis

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Ecological impacts of different harvesting scenarios for temperate evergreen rain forest in southern Chile — A simulation experiment
    Rüger et al., Forest Ecology and Management 2007
    Nadja Rüger, Álvaro G. Gutiérrez, W. Daniel Kissling, Juan J. Armesto, Andreas Huth.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112707004574

    Keywords:
    Selective logging; Sustainable forest management;

    Study site:
    Chiloé island, Chile

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2006


    Modelling dynamics of managed tropical rainforests – an aggregated approach.
    Tietjen and huth, Ecological Modelling 2006

    Keywords:
    Aggregation; Differential equation; Genetic algorithm; Logging

    Study site:
    various

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3/FORREG

    2005


    Using multicriteria decision analysis and a forest growth model to assess impacts of tree harvesting in Dipterocarp lowland rain forests.
    Huth et al., Forest Ecology and Management 2005
    Andreas Huth, Martin Drechsler, Peter Köhler.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811270400739X

    Keywords:
    Sustainable management; Logging; Multicriteria decision analysis; Decision support

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2004


    Multicriteria analysis of logging scenarios in a tropical rain forest
    Huth et al., Journal of Environmental Management 2004
    Andreas Huth, Martin Drechsler, Peter Köhler.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479704000568

    Keywords:
    Sustainable management; Logging; Multicriteria decision analysis; Decision support

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Simulating growth dynamics in a South-East Asian rain forest threatened by recruitment shortage and tree harvesting
    Köhler and Huth, Climatic Change 2004

    Keywords:
    Dipterocarp forests; Tree Harvesting,

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2003


    Simulating long-term response of tropical wet forests to fragmentation
    Köhler et al., Ecosystems 2003
    Köhler, P., Chave, J., Riera, B., Huth, A.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10021-002-0121-9

    Keywords:
    Edge effects; Fragmentation; Spatially explicit simulation.

    Study site:
    Piste de Saint-Elie, French Guiana

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Growth and yield of tropical moist forest for forest planning: an inquiry through modeling
    Glauner et al., Canadian Journal of Forest Research 2003

    Keywords:
    Forest growth model; Timber yield

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND

    2002


    Simulating anthropogenic impacts to bird communities in tropical rain forest
    Köhler et al., Biological Conservation 2002

    Keywords:
    Diversity; Modelling; Bird species; Disturbance

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3


    Simulating logging scenarios in secondary forest embedded in a fragmented neotropical landscape.
    Kammesheidt et al., Forest Ecology and Management 2002

    Keywords:
    Landscape management; Succession; Timber yield

    Study site:
    San Pedro, Paraguay

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3-Q

    2001


    Comparison of measured and modelled growth on permanent plots in Sabah’s rain forests.
    Köhler et al., Forest Ecology and Management 2001
    Köhler, P., Ditzer, T., Ong, R., Huth, A.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112700003649

    Keywords:
    Forest growth model; Mortality; Basal area;

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Sustainable timber harvesting in Venezuela: a modelling approach.
    Kammesheidt et al., Journal of Applied Ecology 2001

    Keywords:
    logging scenarios; plant functional types; simulation

    Study site:
    Reserva florestal de Caparo, Venezuela

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Long-term impacts of logging in a tropical rain forest – a simulation study.
    Huth and Ditzer, Forest Ecology and Management 2001

    Keywords:
    Simulation Model; Growth; Logging scenarios

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3

    2000


    Modelling anthropogenic impacts on the growth of tropical rain forests – using an individual-oriented forest growth model for the analyses of logging and fragmentation in three case studies.
    Köhler, PhD thesis 2000
    Peter Köhler
    PhD thesis at the Department of Physics and the Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel. Der Andere Verlag, Osnabrück, Germany. ISBN 3-934366-99-6.
    http://epic.awi.de/4526/1/Koe2000a.pdf

    Study site:
    Various

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    Concepts for the aggregation of tropical tree species into functional types and the application on Sabah’s dipterocarp lowland rain forests.
    Köhler et al., Journal of Tropical Ecology 2000

    Keywords:
    Maximum tree height; plant functional types; successional status.

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3, FORMIND


    The process-based stand growth model Formix 3-Q applied in a GIS environment for growth and yield analysis in a tropical rain forest.
    Ditzer et al., Tree Physiology 2000
    Ditzer, T., Glauner, R., Forster, M., Köhler, P., Huth, A.
    http://treephys.oxfordjournals.org/content/20/5-6/367.long

    Keywords:
    Forest management planning; process-based model; site classification.

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3-Q


    Simulation of the growth of a lowland Dipterocarp rain forest with FORMIX3.
    Huth and Ditzer, Ecological Modelling 2000

    Keywords:
    Forest model; Validation; Sensitivity analysis

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3

    1999


    Struktur und Dynamik natürlicher und bewirtschafteter Dipterocarpaceenwälder: Eine Fallstudie der Modellbildung und Simulation für die Bewirtschaftung natürlicher Resourcen unter Unsicherheit.
    Ditzer, T. 1999
    Ditzer, T.
    Seifert, H. S. H., Vlek, P. L. G., and Weidelt, H.-J. [Heft 131], -359. 1999. Verlag Erich Goltze Göttingen, Universität Gesamthochschule Kassel, Fachbereich Physik.
     

    1998


    The effect of tree species grouping in tropical rain forest modelling – Simulation with the individual based model FORMIND.
    Köhler and Huth, Ecological Modelling 1998

    Keywords:
    Simulation; Model; Individual-based; Growth; Functional groups

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIND


    The rain forest growth model FORMIX3.
    Huth et al., 1998
    Huth, A., Ditzer, T., Bossel, H.
    Verlag Erich Goltze, Göttingen.

    Keywords:

    Study site:

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX3

    1997


    The effect of tree species grouping in tropical rain forest modelling – Simulation with the individual based model FORMIND.
    Kürpick et al., Journal of Theoretical Biology 1997

    Keywords:
    FORMAL; Logging

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMAL

    1994


    Simulation of multi-species tropical forest dynamics using a vertically and horizontally structured model.
    Bossel and Krieger, Forest Ecology and Management 1994

    Keywords:
    Tropical Forest; Spatial Structure.

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX2


    Untersuchung der Auswirkungen von verschiedenen Nutzungsstrategien auf das Wachstum von Moorregenwald – Simulationen mit FORMIX.
    Huth et al., 1994
    Huth, A., Hahn-Schilling, B., Bossel, H.
    Zeitschrift für Ökologie und Naturschutz

    Keywords:
    Nutzungsstrategien; Moorregenwald.

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX2

    1991


    Simulation model of natural tropical forest dynamics.
    Bossel and Krieger, Ecological Modelling 1991

    Keywords:
    Tropical Forests; vegetation model

    Study site:
    Deramakot, Sabah, Malaysia

    Vegetation model:
    FORMIX