I am a community ecologist and studying mostly freshwater ecosystems. I am particularly interested in which mechanisms driving community assembly and also in numerical methods that are used to reveal community patterns.
Dénes SCHMERA, DSc
deputy director of basic research, scientific advisor
schmera.denes [at] blki.hu
+36 87 448-244 / 218
Brief description of the main scopes:
Main profile in keywords:
community ecology, conservation biology, freshwater ecology
Schmera D, Heino J, Podani J, Erős T, Dolédec S, (2017): Functional diversity: a review of methodology and current knowledge in freshwater macroinvertebrate research Hydrobiologia 787: 27-44.
Schmera D, Podani J, Heino J, Erős T, Poff NL (2015): A proposed unified terminology of species traits in stream ecology Freshwater Science 34: pp. 823-830.
Podani J, Schmera D (2011): A new conceptual and mathematical framework for exploring and explaining pattern in presence-absence data Oikos 120: 1625-1638.
Schmera D, Erős T, Podani J (2009): A measure for assessing functional diversity in ecological communities Aquatic Ecology 3: 157-167.
Podani J, Schmera D (2006): On dendrogram-based measures of functional diversity Oikos 115: 179-185.