Peer-reviewed publications


Morgan, S., Binks, N.A., Didham, R.K. & Barnes, A.D. (2022). Functional group-dependent responses of forest bird communities to invasive predator control and habitat fragmentation. Diversity and Distributions.

Allen, W.J., Bufford, J.L., Barnes, A.D., Barratt, B.I.P., Deslippe, J.R., Dickie, I.A., et al. (2022). A network perspective for sustainable agroecosystems. Trends in Plant Science.

Struijk, M., Whitmore, A. P., Mortimer, S., Shu, X. & Sizmur, T. (2022). Absence of a home-field advantage within a short-rotation arable cropping system. Plant and Soil.

Elliot Noe, E., Innes, J., Barnes, A.D., Joshi, C. & Clarkson, B.D. (2022). Habitat provision is a major driver of native bird communities in restored urban forests. Journal of Animal Ecology.

Stolze, K., Barnes, A.D., Eisenhauer, N. & Totsche, K.U. (2022). Depth-differentiated, multivariate control of biopore number under different land-use practices. Geoderma, 418, 115852.

Potapov, A.M., Sun, X., Barnes, A.D., Briones, M.J., Brown, G.G., Cameron, E.K., et al. (2022). Global monitoring of soil animal communities using a common methodology. SOIL ORGANISMS, 94, 55–68.

Sohlström, E.H., Brose, E.H., van Klink, R., Rall, B.C., Schädler, M., Barnes, A.D. (2022) Future climate and land-use intensification interactively modify arthropod communities. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 327: 107830.


Rout, M., Reid, J., Wallace, K.J., Hall, M. M. & Whitehead, J. (2021) Voicing stakeholder visions for biodiversity indicators: A framework using content analysis. Environmental and Sustainability Indicators 12, 100156.

Hasan, F., Jones, D. T., Syaukani, S., & Eggleton, P. (2021). Termite transects from Buton Island, Sulawesi, have a low diversity compared with Sundaland sites. Journal of Tropical Ecology37(4), 161-164.

Hirt, M.R., Barnes, A.D., Gentile, A., Pollock, L.J., Rosenbaum, B., Thuiller, W., Tucker, M., Brose, U. (2021) Environmental and anthropogenic constraints on animal space use drive extinction risk worldwide. Ecology Letters.

Jochum, M., Barnes, A.D., Brose, U., Gauzens, B., Sünnemann, M., Amyntas, A., & Eisenhauer, N. (2021). For flux’s sake: General considerations for energy-flux calculations in ecological communities. Ecology & Evolution.


Barnes, A.D., Scherber, C., Brose, U., Borer, E.T., Ebeling, A., Gauzens, B., Giling, D., Hines, J., Isbell, F., Ristok, C., Tilman, D., Weisser, W.W., Eisenhauer, N. (2020) Biodiversity enhances the multitrophic control of arthropod herbivory. Science Advances. 6:eabb6603.

Ebeling, A., Lind, E.W., Meyer, S.T., Barnes, A.D., Borer, E.T., Eisenhauer, N., Weisser, W.W., (2020) Contrasting effects of plant diversity on β- and γ-diversity of grassland invertebrates. Ecology.

Grass, I., Kubitza, C., Krishna, V. V., Corre, M.D., Mußhoff, O., Pütz, P., … Barnes, A.D., … Wollni, M. (2020) Trade-offs between multifunctionality and profit in tropical smallholder landscapes. Nature Communications. 11.

Potapov, A. M., Dupérré, N., Jochum, M., Dreczko, K., Klarner, B., Barnes, A. D., … Scheu, S. (2020). Functional losses in ground spider communities due to habitat‐structure degradation under tropical land‐use change. Ecology. 101(3).


Beugnon, R., Steinauer, K., Barnes, A.D., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., Eisenhauer, N. (2019) Plant functional trait identity and diversity effects on soil meso- and macrofauna in an experimental grassland. Advances in Ecological Research 61, 163–184.

Eisenhauer, N., Schielzeth, H., Barnes, A.D., Barry, K.E., Bonn, A., Brose, U., . . . Jochum, M. (2019) A multitrophic perspective on biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research. Advances in Ecological Research 61, 1–54.

Hines, J., Ebeling, A., Barnes, A.D., Brose, U., Scherber, C., Scheu, S., . . . Eisenhauer, N. (2019). Mapping change in biodiversity and ecosystem function research: food webs foster integration of experiments and science policy. Advances in Ecological Research 61, 297–322.

Manning, P., Loos, J., Barnes, A.D., Batáry, P., Bianchi, F.J.J.A., Buchmann, N., . . . Tscharntke, T. (2019) Transferring biodiversity-ecosystem function research to the management of ‘real-world’ ecosystems. Advances in Ecological Research 61, 323–356.

Brose, U., Archambault, P., Barnes, A. D., Bersier, L. -F., Boy, T., Canning-Clode, J., . . . Iles, A. C. (2019). Predator traits determine food-web architecture across ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution. Link to journal

Giling, D. P., Beaumelle, L., Phillips, H. R. P., Cesarz, S., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., . . . Barnes, A. D. (2019). A niche for ecosystem multifunctionality in global change research. Global Change Biology.

Gauzens, B., Barnes, A. D., Giling, D. R., Hines, J., Jochum, M., Lefcheck, J. S., . . . Brose, U. (2019). fluxweb: An R package to easily estimate energy fluxes in food webs. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Collins, G. E., Hogg, I. D., Convey, P., Barnes, A. D., & McDonald, I. R. (2019). Spatial and temporal scales matter when assessing the species and genetic diversity of springtails (Collembola) in Antarctica. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, 18 pages.


Sohlström, E. H., Marian, L., Barnes, A. D., Haneda, N. F., Scheu, S., Rall, B. C., . . . Jochum, M. (2018). Applying generalized allometric regressions to predict live body mass of tropical and temperate arthropods. Ecology and Evolution, 8(24), 12737-12749.

Barnes, A. D., Jochum, M., Lefcheck, J. S., Eisenhauer, N., Scherber, C., O’Connor, M. I., . . . Brose, U. (2018). Energy flux: The link between multitrophic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.


Barnes, A. D., Allen, K., Kreft, H., Corre, M. D., Jochum, M., Veldkamp, E., . . . Brose, U. (2017). Direct and cascading impacts of tropical land-use change on multi-trophic biodiversity. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(10), 1511-1519.

Jochum, M., Barnes, A. D., Weigelt, P., Ott, D., Rembold, K., Farajallah, A., & Brose, U. (2017). Resource stoichiometry and availability modulate species richness and biomass of tropical litter macro-invertebrates. Journal of Animal Ecology, 86(5), 1114-1123.

Dislich, C., Keyel, A. C., Salecker, J., Kisel, Y., Meyer, K. M., Auliya, M., . . .Barnes, A. D., . . .Wiegand, K. (2017). A review of the ecosystem functions in oil palm plantations, using forests as a reference system. Biological Reviews, 92(3), 1539-1569.

Jochum, M., Barnes, A. D., Ott, D., Lang, B., Klarner, B., Farajallah, A., . . . Brose, U. (2017). Decreasing stoichiometric resource quality drives compensatory feeding across trophic levels in tropical litter invertebrate communities. The American Naturalist, 190(1), 131-143.

Schwarz, B., Barnes, A. D., Thakur, M. P., Brose, U., Ciobanu, M., Reich, P. B., . . . Eisenhauer, N. (2017). Warming alters energetic structure and function but not resilience of soil food webs. Nature Climate Change.


Clough, Y., Krishna, V. V., Corre, M. D., Darras, K., Denmead, L. H., Meijide, A., . . . Barnes, A. D., . . . Scheu, S. (2016). Land-use choices follow profitability at the expense of ecological functions in Indonesian smallholder landscapes. Nature Communications, 7, 13137.

Eisenhauer, N., Barnes, A. D., Cesarz, S., Craven, D., Ferlian, O., Gottschall, F., . . . Türke, M. (2016). Biodiversity-ecosystem function experiments reveal the mechanisms underlying the consequences of biodiversity change in real world ecosystems. Journal of Vegetation Science, 27(5), 1061-1070.

Barnes, A. D., Weigelt, P., Jochum, M., Ott, D., Hodapp, D., Haneda, N. F., & Brose, U. (2016). Species richness and biomass explain spatial turnover in ecosystem functioning across tropical and temperate ecosystems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371(1694), 20150279.


Barnes, A. D., Spey, I. -K., Rohde, L., Brose, U., & Dell, A. I. (2015). Individual behaviour mediates effects of warming on movement across a fragmented landscape. Functional Ecology, 29(12), 1543-1552.

Mumme, S., Jochum, M., Brose, U., Haneda, N. F., & Barnes, A. D. (2015). Functional diversity and stability of litter-invertebrate communities following land-use change in Sumatra, Indonesia. Biological Conservation, 191, 750-758.


Barnes, A. D., Emberson, R. M., Krell, F. -T., & Didham, R. K. (2014). The Role of Species Traits in Mediating Functional Recovery during Matrix Restoration. PLoS ONE, 9(12), e115385.

Barnes, A. D., Jochum, M., Mumme, S., Haneda, N. F., Farajallah, A., Widarto, T. H., & Brose, U. (2014). Consequences of tropical land use for multitrophic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Nature Communications, 5, 5351.

Barnes, A. D., & Chapman, H. M. (2014). Dispersal traits determine passive restoration trajectory of a Nigerian montane forest. Acta Oecologica, 56, 32-40.

Barnes, A. D., Emberson, R. M., Chapman, H. M., Krell, F. -T., & Didham, R. K. (2014). Matrix habitat restoration alters dung beetle species responses across tropical forest edges. Biological Conservation, 170, 28-37.

Other Publications

Jochum, M. & Barnes, A.D. (2018). Is arthropod biodiversity on the rainforest floor threatened by rubber and palm-oil plantations? Frontiers for Young Minds, 6, 1–10.

Döbert, T. F., Webber, B. L., Barnes, A. D., Dickinson, K. J. M., & Didham, R. K. (2014). Forest fragmentation and biodiversity conservation in human-dominated landscapes. In Global Forest Fragmentation (pp. 28-49).