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Jalil Noroozi
University of Vienna
19Publications
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#1Jalil Noroozi (University of Vienna)H-Index: 8
#2Amir Talebi (UT: University of Tehran)H-Index: 1
Last.Gerald M. Schneeweiss (University of Vienna)H-Index: 33
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Endemism is one of the most important concepts in biogeography and is of high relevance for conservation biology. Nevertheless, our understanding of patterns of endemism is still limited in many regions of high biodiversity. This is also the case for Iran, which is rich in biodiversity and endemism, but there is no up-to-date account of diversity and distribution of its endemic species. In this study, a comprehensive list of all endemic vascular plant species of Iran, their taxonomic composition...
#1Helge Bruelheide (MLU: Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg)H-Index: 38
#2Jürgen Dengler (University of Bayreuth)H-Index: 29
Last.Andrei A. Zverev (Tomsk State University)H-Index: 2
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Aims Vegetation‐plot records provide information on the presence and cover or abundance of plants co‐occurring in the same community. Vegetation‐plot data are spread across research groups, environmental agencies and biodiversity research centers and, thus, are rarely accessible at continental or global scales. Here we present the sPlot database, which collates vegetation plots worldwide to allow for the exploration of global patterns in taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity at the pl...
#1Jalil Noroozi (University of Vienna)H-Index: 8
#2Amir Talebi (UT: University of Tehran)H-Index: 1
Last.Gerald M. Schneeweiss (University of Vienna)H-Index: 33
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Conservation biology aims at identifying areas of rich biodiversity. Currently recognized global biodiversity hotspots are spatially too coarse for conservation management and identification of hotspots at a finer scale is needed. This might be achieved by identification of areas of endemism. Here, we identify areas of endemism in Iran, a major component of the Irano-Anatolian biodiversity hotspot, and address their ecological correlates. Using the extremely diverse sunflower family (Asteraceae)...
#1Jalil Noroozi (University of Vienna)H-Index: 8
#2Christian Körner (University of Basel)H-Index: 85
The Alborz mountains in N-Iran at 36° N rise from the Caspian Sea to 5671 m a.s.l., with warm-temperate, winter-deciduous forests in the lower montane belt in northern slopes, and vast treeless terrain at higher elevation. A lack of rainfall (ca. 550 mm at high elevations) cannot explain the absence of trees. Hence, it is an open question, which parts of these mountains belong to the alpine belt. Here we use bioclimatic data to estimate the position of the potential climatic treeline, and thus, ...
#1Jalil Noroozi (University of Vienna)H-Index: 8
#2Dietmar Moser (University of Vienna)H-Index: 25
Last.Franz Essl (University of Vienna)H-Index: 37
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Mountain ranges cover around one-half of the territory of Iran. Although it is well-known that these mountains are characterized by high levels of endemism, no assessment of vascular plant endemism of Iranian mountains has been made. Here, we undertake a first analysis of the diversity and biogeography of high-altitude (=taxa, whose elevational distribution ranges are entirely or largely above 2500 m a.s.l.) endemic vascular plant species restricted to Iran. In total, our data set includes 569 e...
#1Zaal Kikvidze (ISU: Ilia State University)H-Index: 3
#2Robin W. Brooker (James Hutton Institute)H-Index: 4
Last.Christian Schöb (UZH: University of Zurich)H-Index: 18
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Foundation species can change plant community structure by modulating important ecological processes such as community assembly, yet this topic is poorly understood. In alpine systems, cushion plants commonly act as foundation species by ameliorating local conditions. Here, we analyze diversity patterns of species' assembly within cushions and in adjacent surrounding open substrates (83 sites across five continents) calculating floristic dissimilarity between replicate plots, and using linear mo...
#1Lohengrin A. Cavieres (UdeC: University of Concepción)H-Index: 40
#2Rob W. Brooker (James Hutton Institute)H-Index: 30
Last.Ragan M. Callaway (UM: University of Montana)H-Index: 84
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Interactions among species determine local-scale diversity, but local interactions are thought to have minor effects at larger scales. However, quantitative comparisons of the importance of biotic interactions relative to other drivers are rarely made at larger scales. Using a data set spanning 78 sites and five continents, we assessed the relative importance of biotic interactions and climate in determining plant diversity in alpine ecosystems dominated by nurse-plant cushion species. Climate v...
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