Vetenskapliga publikationer där medarbetare (markerade med fetstil) från Nordens Ark ingår:




Refereegranskade tidskrifter:

Spinu, A., Mysiak, W., Bauhus, J., Bielak, K., Niklasson, M. 2023 Pioneer tree species accelerate restoration of tree-related microhabitats in 50-year-old reserves of Bialowieza Forest, Poland. Ecology & Evolution


Vinken, V.,  Lidfors, L., Loberg, J., Lundberg, A., Lind, J., Jonsson, M., Ghirlanda, S., Enquist, M. 2023 Models of Conditioned Reinforcement andAbnormal Behaviour in Captive Animals. Behavioural Processes




Refereegranskade tidskrifter:

Crawford, E; Leidenberger, S; Norrström, N; & Niklasson, M (2022): Using Video Footage for Observing Honey Bee Behaviour at Hive Entrances Bee World. DOI: 10.1080/0005772X.2022.2106739


Menkis, A; Redr, D; Bengtsson, V; Niklasson, M et al., (2022) Endophytes dominate fungal communities in six-year-old veteranisationwounds in living oak trunks, Fungal Ecology,


Moqanaki, E., & Samelius, G. (2022). Monitoring  the  manul:  guidelines  for  practitioners.  The  Pallas’s cat  International  Conservation  Alliance (PICA)


Servini, F; Försäter, K; Tapley, B; Michaels CJ (2022) Records of multiple clutching in captive mountain chicken frogs Leptodactylus fallax. Herpetology Notes


Zin E, Kuberski Ł, Drobyshev I and Niklasson M (2022) First Spatial Reconstruction of Past Fires in Temperate Europe Suggests Large Variability of Fire Sizes and an Important Role of Human-Related Ignitions. Front. Ecol. Evol. 10:768464.doi


Övriga publikationer och examensarbeten:

Försäter, K; Forsslund, S; Niklasson,M. (2022). Citizen science project quickly improves knowledge on the rare cryptic European green toad. Poster.


Crawford, E. (2022) A comparison of foraging, defensive, self-grooming and drone behaviour between native and non-native subspecies of european honey bee (Apis mellifera) in southwestern Sweden. BSc Thesis Queens University Belfast Northern Ireland


Hansson Silva, P (2022) Nyinflyttat och nyfött,ger det nya beteendemönster?-visenters habitatval och tillståndsbeteenden i vilthägn innan och efter samgång med vildhäst samt födsel av kalv i flocken. Examensarbete SLU



Refereegranskade tidskrifter:

Norrström, N., Niklasson, M., Leidenberger, S. 2021 Winter weight loss of different subspecies of honey bee Apis mellifera colonies (Linnaeus, 1758) in southwestern Sweden PLoS ONE

Amsten, K., Cromsigt, JPGM, Kuijper, DPJ, Loberg, J., Churski, M., Niklasson, M. 2021 Fire and herbivory-driven consumer control in a savanna-like temperate wood pasture: an experimental approach. Journal of Ecology

Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M. et al. 2021. Did forest fires maintain mixed oak forests in southern Scandinavia? A dendrochronological speculation. Forest Ecology and Management

Bergsten, A. & Niklasson, M. 2021. Unassisted weighing of European Bison. European Bison Conservation Newsletter

Hirsch, E.N.,  Andersson, M., Loberg, J.  Lidfors, L. 2021. Development of existing scoring systems to assess behavioural coping in shelter cats. Applied Animal Behaviour Science



Refereegranskade tidskrifter

Höggren, M. och Rehák, I. 2020. Notes on mating in the Urutu (Bothrops alternatus). Herpetol. Review 51 (2) 341-342.

Pinto, GASJ., Niklasson, M., Ryzhkova, N., & Drobyshev, I. 2020. A 500-year history of forest fires in Sala area, central Sweden, shows the earliest known onset of fire suppression in Scandinavia. Regional Environmental Change 20: 130

Pinto, GASJ., Rousseu, F., Niklasson, M., & Drobyshev, I. 2020. Effects of human-related and biotic landscape features on the occurrence and size of forest fires in Sweden. Agricultural and forest meteorology 291: 1-10

Spinu, A., Niklasson, M. & Zin, E. 2020 Mesophication in temperate Europe: A dendrochronological reconstruction of tree succession and fires in a mixed deciduous stand in Bialowieza Forest. Ecology and Evolution 10:1029-1041

Johansson, Ö., Samelius, G., Wikberg, E., Chapron, G., Mishra, C. & Low, M. 2020 Identification errors in cameratrap studies result in systematic population overestimation. Scientific Reports.

Samelius, G., Hsuryawanshi, K., Frank, J. Agvaantseren, B.,

Baasandamba, E., Mijiddorj, T., Tumursukh, L., Johansson, Ö., Mishra, C., 2020, Keeping predators out: testing fences to reduce livestock depredation at night-time corrals



Refereegranskade tidskrifter:

Sahlin, E; Johansson, B; Karlsson, P-O; Loberg, J; Niklasson, M; Grahn, P.

Improved Well-being of both Caretakers and Users from a Zoo-Related Nature Based Intervention- A study at Nordens Ark Zoo, Sweden International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019, 16, 4929

Molander MA*, Helgesson J, Winde IB, Millar JG, Larsson MC (2019)

The male-produced aggregation-sex pheromone of the cerambycid beetle Plagionotus detritus ssp. detritus.

Journal of Chemical Ecology, 45 (1), pp. 28-36.

Övriga publikationer

Lanz, C. Breitenmoser-Würsten, D. Barclay, E. Nygren, G. Samelius and U. Breitenmoser

Prologue: Why care about Otocolobus manul?  CATnews Special Issue 13 Spring 2019 s.4-8

Barclay, I. Smelansky, E. Nygren and A. Antonevich

Legal status, utilisation, management and conservation of manul. CATnews Special Issue 13 Spring 2019 s.37-40

Barclay, E. Nygren, I. Alekseicheva, A.-L. Nelson and B. Swanson

Ex-situ conservation of manul. CATnews Special Issue 13 Spring 2019 s 41-45

Försäter, K; Forslund, S. Reintroducting Green Toads to historical sites; a collaborative effort between Nordens Ark and the County Administrativa Roard of Kalmar, Sweden. AArk Newsletter number 48 2019 s 5-6

Leidenberger, S; Berntsson, A-C. & Niklasson, Mats

Nordiskt honungsbi studeras av Nordens Ark. Yrfän 2019:3, s 22-25



Refereegranskade tidskrifter:

Hertz, A.; Ponse, M.; Madani, G.; Bland, A.; Petchey, A.; Andrén, C.; Eisenberg, T. 2018. Low Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis prevalence in two persisting post-decline populations of endangered hylid frogs in western Panama. Salamandra 54:(1):83-86

Johansson, Ö.; Koehler, G.; Rauset, GR.; Samelius, G.; Andrén, H.; Mishra, C.; Lhagvasuren, P.; McCarthy, T.; Low, M. 2018. Sex-specific seasonal variation in puma and snow leopard home range utilization. Ecosphere 9(8): 1-14

Mijiddorj, TN.; Alexander JS.; Samelius, G. 2018. Livestock depredation by large carnivores in the South Gobi, Mongolia. Wildlife Research


Övriga publikationer

Blomqvist, L. (2018): 2017 European Studbook for Forest Reindeer, Rangifer tarandus fennicus. 32 pp. Nordens Ark Foundation

Hedin, J.; Niklasson, M.; Bengtsson, V. 2018. Veteranisering- verktyg istället för tid. Fauna och Flora 113:2: s. 13-25



Dawson, J., Sulton, M., Martin, L., Garcia, G., Harding, L., Nygren, E., Tapley, B. 2017. The Mountain Chicken Recovery Programme. Amphibian Ark Newsletter 40, september 2017

Försäter, K., Nygren, E. & Niklasson, M. 2017. The European Green Toad rearing and reintroduction project at Nordens Ark, Sweden. Amphibian Ark Newsletter 41, december 2017 

Jansson, N., Avci, M., Bergner, A., Kayis, T., Coskun, M., Abacigil, T.Ö., Varli, S.V., Tezcan, S., Aytar, F., Niklasson, M. 2017. Turkey’s oak forests are important for biodiversity. International Symposium on New Horizons in Forestry, 18-20 October, 2017, Isparta, Turkey, Proceeding & Abstracts Book, p. 218, 470 pp.

Larsson, C. & Helgesson, J. 2017. Breeding butterflies and beetles. Zooquaria 98: 14-15

Michaels, C. J., Försäter, K. 2017. Captive breeding of Pelophylax water frogs under controlled conditions indoors. The Herpetological Bulletin 142: 29-34

Niklasson, M. 2017. Ekologisk restaurering av ung produktionspräglad bokskog. Länsstyrelsen Hallands län. Meddelande 2017:10

Blomqvist, L., E. Fienieg and K. Leus  2017. Long-term Management Plan for the Wolverine (Gulo gulo gulo) EEP. 39 pp. EAZA & Nordens Ark Foundation

Blomqvist, L. 2017. Long-term EU funding to support forest reindeer conservation. EAZA Deer Tag Webpage

Blomqvist, L. and S. Mykrä 2017. Reindeer recovery. Zooquaria 96: 20-21

Blomqvist, L. & C. Larsson 2017. Regional stambok för ex situ population av vitryggig hackspett Dendrocopos leucotos i SDF-parker Volym 1. 30 pp. Stiftelsen Nordens Ark

Blomqvist, L. 2017. International studbook for Snow leopards, Panthera uncia. Volume 11.  82 pp. Nordens Ark Foundation



Johansson, Ö., Rauset, G.R., Samelius, G., Mccarthy, T., Andrén, H., Tumursukh, L., Mishra, C. (2016): Land sharing is essential for snow leopard conservation. Biological Conservation 203:1-7

Loberg, J., Lundmark, F. (2016): The effect of space on behaviour in large groups of domestic cats kept indoors. Applied Animal Behavour Science 182

Lindén, L.M. (2016): Mission Improbable: Nordens Ark and the battle for endangered species. WAZA News 1/16 s. 19-22

Niklasson, M. (216): Ecopark Nordens Ark - Promoting local biodiversity.  WAZA News 1/16 s.34

Felton, A., Nilsson,U.,  Sonesson, J., M. Felton, A., Roberge, J.M., Ranius, T., Ahlström, M., Bergh, J.,  Björkman, C.,  Boberg, J., Drössler, L., Fahlvik, N., Gong, P., Holmström, E., H. Keskitalo, C., J. Klapwijk, M., Laudon, H.,
Lundmark, T., Niklasson, M., Nordin, A., Pettersson, M., Stenlid, J.,  Sténs, A., Wallertz, K. (2016): Replacing monocultures with mixed-species stands: Ecosystem service implications of two production forest alternatives in Sweden. Ambio 45(Suppl 2): 124–139

Blomqvist, L. (2016): European Studbook for Wolverines, Gulo g. gulo, Volume 5. 50 pp. Stiftelsen Nordens Ark

Blomqvist, L. , A. Sliwa (2016): Role of zoos in Snow Leopard conservation: management of captive Snow Leopards in the EAZA region. Pp 293-300. In: P. J. Nyhuis, T. McCarthy and D. Mallon (Eds.) Biodiversity of the world: Conservation from genetics to landscapes.  1st  edition.  Snow Leopards. Elsevier Press, London. pp. 293-300