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שם: אפרת שפר

שם המוסד: הפקולטה לחקלאות מזון וסביבה, האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים

דוא"ל: efrat.sheffer@mail.huji.ac.il

תחומי עניין ומחקר: אקולוגיה של צמחים, אקולוגיה של מערכות, ביוגיאוכימיה, מחזור החנקן

רשימת פרסומים מדעיים:

Waitz, Y. and Sheffer, E. Dynamics of Mediterranean mixed pine-oak forests. (2020 expected). In: Pines and their mixed forest ecosystems in the Mediterranean Basin. To be published by Springer as a volume in their 'Managing Forest Ecosystems' book series. Editors: Ne’eman Gidi, & Osem Yagil, Section editors: Grivet Delphine, Karavani Asaf, Perevolotsky Avi, Resco de Dios Victor & Sheffer E.

Ne’eman G., and Osem Y. (editors) (in process.) Pines and their mixed forest ecosystems in the Mediterranean Basin. To be published by Springer as a volume in their 'Managing Forest Ecosystems' book series. Section editors: Grivet Delphine, Karavani Asaf, Perevolotsky Avi, Resco de Dios Victor & Sheffer Efrat.

Dovrat, G., Bakhshian, H., Masci, T., & Sheffer, E. (2020). The nitrogen economic spectrum of legume stoichiometry and fixation strategy. New Phytologist, doi.org/10.1111/nph.16543.

Drori, R., Dan, H., Sprintsin, M., and Sheffer, E. (2020). Precipitation-Sensitive Dynamic Threshold: A New and Simple Method to Detect and Monitor Forest and Woody Vegetation Cover in Sub-Humid to Arid Areas. Remote sensing, 12(8), 1231doi:10.3390/rs12081231.

Sheffer, E., Cooper, A., Perevolotsky, A., and Osem, Y. (2020). Consequences of pine colonization in dry oak woodlands: effects on water availability and community structure. Accepted, European Journal of Forestry; doi.org/10.1007/s10342-020-01287-3.

Dovrat, G., & Sheffer, E.  (2019). Symbiotic dinitrogen fixation is seasonal and strongly regulated in water‐limited environments. New Phytologist, 221(4), pp.1866-1877.

Dadon, A., Mandelmilch, M., Ben- Dor, E., & Sheffer, E. (2019). Sequential PCA-based Classification of Mediterranean Forest Plants using Airborne Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing 11(23), 2800; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs1123280.

Dovrat, G., Masci, T., Abadi-Bakhshian, H., Mayzlish Gati, E., Golan, S., & Sheffer, E. (2018). Drought-adapted plants dramatically downregulate dinitrogen fixation: evidences from Mediterranean legume shrubs. Journal of Ecology, doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12940.

Tarnita, C.E., Bonachela, J.A., Sheffer, E., Guyton, J.A., Coverdale, T.C., Long, T., & Pringle, R.M. (2017) A theoretical foundation for multi-scale regular vegetation patterns. Nature, 541(7637), 398-401.‏

Sheffer, E., Canham, C.D., Kigel, J. and Perevolotsky, A. (2015). Countervailing species effects on leaf litter decomposition in heterogeneous ecosystems. Oecologia, 177: 1039-1051.

Bonachela, J.A., Pringle, R.M., Sheffer, E., Coverdale, T.C., Guyton, J.A., Caylor, K.K., Levin, S.A., and Tarnita, C.E. (2015). Termite mounds can increase the robustness of dryland ecosystems to climatic change. Science, 347(6222): 651-655.

Sheffer, E., Batterman, S.A., Levin, S.A., and Hedin, L.O. (2015). Biome-scale nitrogen fixation strategies selected by climatic constraints on nitrogen cycle. Nature Plants 1: 15182.

Sheffer, E., Canham, C.D., Kigel, J. and Perevolotsky, A. (2014). Predicting the formation of a new upper canopy strata following colonization of native shrublands by pines. Accepted. Forest science, 60: 841-850.

Sheffer, E., Canham, C.D., Kigel, J. and Perevolotsky, A. (2014). An integrative analysis of the dynamics of landscape- and local-scale colonization of Mediterranean woodlands by pines. PloS One, 7: e90178.

Sheffer, E., von Hardenberg, J., Yizhaq, Y., Shachak, M., and Meron, E. (2013). Emerged or imposed: a theory on the role of physical templates and self-organisation for vegetation patchiness. Ecology Letters, 16: 127-139.

Sheffer, E., Canham, C.D., Kigel, J. and Perevolotsky, A. (2013). Landscape-scale density-dependent recruitment of oaks in planted forests – More is not always better. Ecology, 94: 1718–1728.

Sheffer E., Shachak M., and Perevolotsky A. (2013). Ecosystem based management of Ramat Hanadiv Park as a model of a socio-ecological coupled system with multiple processes. In: Conserving and Managing Mediterranean Ecosystems: The Ramat Hanadiv Case Study and Beyond. A. Perevolotsky (editor). Zichron Yaacov: Ramat Hanadiv. (in Hebrew).

Perevolotsky, A. and Sheffer, E. (2012). Integrated management of heterogeneous landscape – Mediterranean Israel as a case study. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 57: 111-128.

Koniak, G., Sheffer, E., and Noy-Meir, I. (2012). Recreation as an environmental service in open landscapes in the Mediterranean region in Israel: public preferences. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 57: 151-171.

Sheffer, E. (2012). A review of the development of Mediterranean pine-oak ecosystems after land abandonment and afforestation: are they novel ecosystems? Annals of Forest Science, 69: 429-443. IF2.01; Forestry 10/64; 46 citations.

Sheffer E., Yizhaq, H., Shachak M. and Meron E. (2011). Mechanisms of vegetation-ring formation in water-limited systems. Journal of Theoretical Biology 273: 138–146.

Perevolotsky, A. and Sheffer, E. (2009). Forest Management in Israel – The Ecological Alternative. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 57: 35–48.

Sheffer, E., and Shkedy, Y. (editors). (2008). Adulam Long-term Ecological research – Summary of three years of research. 192 p. Science division, Israel Nature and Parks Authority, Jerusalem. (in Hebrew).

Shachak M., Boeken B., Groner E., Kadmon R., Lubin Y., Meron E., Ne’eman G., Perevolotsky A., Ungar E. , Sheffer E. and Shkedy Y. (2008). Woody Species as Landscape Modulators and their Effect on Biodiversity Patterns. In: Sheffer, and E. Shkedy, Y. (editors). Adulam Long-term Ecological research – Summary of three years of research. pp. 22-45. Science division, Israel Nature and Parks Authority, Jerusalem. (in Hebrew).

Shresta B., Sheffer E., Ungar U.D., Baram H., Shachak M. and Perevolotsky A. (2008). Mediterranean maquis recovery following clear-cutting and grazing management interventions. In: Sheffer, and E. Shkedy, Y. (editors). Adulam Long-term Ecological research – Summary of three years of research. pp. 63-85. Science division, Israel Nature and Parks Authority, Jerusalem. (in Hebrew).

Sheffer E., Yizhaq H., Gilad E., Shachak M. and Meron E. (2007). Why do plants in resource deprived environments form rings? Ecological Complexity 4: 192-200.

 

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