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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Ecology and Evolution D-index 42 Citations 9,863 117 World Ranking 2525 National Ranking 42

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecosystem

His primary scientific interests are in Ecology, Species richness, Plant community, Bryophyte and Biodiversity. His study in Invertebrate, Freshwater ecosystem, Community structure, Taxonomic rank and Grazing are all subfields of Ecology. His Freshwater ecosystem study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Trophic cascade and Biosphere.

The various areas that he examines in his Species richness study include Deer hunting, Species diversity, Deciduous and Festuca rubra. His Plant community research incorporates elements of Climatology, Grassland and Metapopulation. His Bryophyte research includes themes of Metacommunity and Habitat.

His most cited work include:

  • Trophic Downgrading of Planet Earth (2277 citations)
  • Soil net nitrogen mineralisation across global grasslands (671 citations)
  • Biodiversity Differences between Managed and Unmanaged Forests: Meta-Analysis of Species Richness in Europe (520 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Risto Virtanen focuses on Ecology, Species richness, Plant community, Biodiversity and Tundra. His work in Vegetation, Habitat, Bryophyte, Ecosystem and Species diversity is related to Ecology. His Species richness research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Biomass, Abundance, Global biodiversity and Grazing pressure.

His Plant community research includes elements of Exclosure, Grazing, Dominance and Microsite. The study incorporates disciplines such as Forest management and Freshwater ecosystem in addition to Biodiversity. His Tundra research integrates issues from Shrub, Ecotone, Tree line and Deciduous.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Ecology (91.97%)
  • Species richness (37.96%)
  • Plant community (26.28%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Ecology (91.97%)
  • Plant community (26.28%)
  • Grassland (10.95%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Ecology, Plant community, Grassland, Herbivore and Vegetation. His study involves Ecosystem, Climate change, Biodiversity, Arctic and Bryophyte, a branch of Ecology. His Beta diversity study, which is part of a larger body of work in Biodiversity, is frequently linked to Big data, bridging the gap between disciplines.

He has researched Plant community in several fields, including Forestry and Understory. His work in Herbivore addresses issues such as Grazing, which are connected to fields such as Livestock. His work carried out in the field of Vegetation brings together such families of science as Species richness, Physical geography and Disturbance.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Soil net nitrogen mineralisation across global grasslands (671 citations)
  • Global trait–environment relationships of plant communities (143 citations)
  • Local loss and spatial homogenization of plant diversity reduce ecosystem multifunctionality (75 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecosystem

Risto Virtanen mainly investigates Ecology, Plant community, Abundance, Ecosystem and Vegetation. His is doing research in Biodiversity, Bryophyte, Data deficient, Grazing and Community composition, both of which are found in Ecology. His study in Plant community is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Coarse woody debris, Forest management, Ecological succession, Thinning and Logging.

His Abundance study combines topics in areas such as Range, Ecoinformatics, Species richness, Physical geography and Biome. The concepts of his Ecosystem study are interwoven with issues in Environmental change and Beta diversity. Risto Virtanen has included themes like Lichen, Climate change, Tundra and Herbivore in his Vegetation study.

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Best Publications

Trophic Downgrading of Planet Earth

James A. Estes;John Terborgh;Justin S. Brashares;Mary E. Power.
Science (2011)

2816 Citations

Soil net nitrogen mineralisation across global grasslands

A.C. Risch;S. Zimmermann;R. Ochoa-Hueso;M. Schütz.
Nature Communications (2019)

671 Citations

Biodiversity Differences between Managed and Unmanaged Forests: Meta-Analysis of Species Richness in Europe

Yoan Paillet;Laurent Bergès;Joakim HjÄltén;Péter Ódor.
Conservation Biology (2010)

667 Citations

Effects of altitude and topography on species richness of vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens in alpine communities

Hans Henrik Bruun;Jon Moen;Risto Virtanen;John Arvid Grytnes.
Journal of Vegetation Science (2006)

290 Citations

Distance decay of similarity in freshwater communities: do macro‐ and microorganisms follow the same rules?

Anna Astorga;Jari Oksanen;Miska Luoto;Janne Soininen.
Global Ecology and Biogeography (2012)

284 Citations

European Vegetation Archive (EVA): an integrated database of European vegetation plots

Milan Chytrý;Stephan M. Hennekens;Borja Jiménez‐Alfaro;Ilona Knollová.
Applied Vegetation Science (2016)

214 Citations

Local temperatures inferred from plant communities suggest strong spatial buffering of climate warming across Northern Europe

Jonathan Lenoir;Bente Jessen Graae;Per Arild Aarrestad;Inger Greve Alsos.
Global Change Biology (2013)

197 Citations

Are biological classifications of headwater streams concordant across multiple taxonomic groups

Riku Paavola;Timo Muotka;Timo Muotka;Risto Virtanen;Jani Heino.
Freshwater Biology (2003)

174 Citations

Context dependency and metacommunity structuring in boreal headwater streams

Jani Heino;Mira Grönroos;Janne Soininen;Risto Virtanen.
Oikos (2012)

168 Citations

Lemming Grazing and Structure of a Snowbed Plant Community: A Long-Term Experiment at Kilpisjärvi, Finnish [email protected]@@Lemming Grazing and Structure of a Snowbed Plant Community: A Long-Term Experiment at Kilpisjarvi, Finnish Lapland

Risto Virtanen;Heikki Henttonen;Kari Laine.
Oikos (1997)

165 Citations

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