Bernhard Schmid

Bernhard Schmid, Prof. Dr.

Professor

Remote Sensing Laboratories

Tel.: 044 63 55205

Room number: Y25 J 54

bernhard.schmid@geo.uzh.ch

Recent papers

• Barry, K.E., ..., Schmid, B., ... (2020). Limited evidence for spatial resource partitioning across temperate grassland biodiversity experiments. Ecology in press.

• Buzhdygan, O.Y., ..., Schmid, B., ... (2020). Biodiversity increases multitrophic energy use efficiency, flow, and storage in grasslands. Nature Ecology and Evolution in press.

• Clark, A.T., ..., Schmid, B. (2020). Predicting species abundances in a grassland biodiversity experiment: trade-offs between model complexity and generality. Journal of Ecology in press.

• Chen, Y., Huang, Y., Niklaus, P.A., Castro-Izaguirre, N., Clark, A.T., Bruelheide, H., Ma, K., Schmid, B. (2020). Impacts of directed species loss on community productivity in a subtropical forest-biodiversity experiment. Nature Ecology and Evolution in press.

• Dietrich, P., Roeder, A., Cesarz, S., Eisenhauer, N., Ebeling, A., Schmid, B., Schulze, E.-D., Wagg, C., Weigelt A., Roscher, C. (2020). Nematode community, nutrient economy, and life-cycle characteristics jointly determine plant monoculture performance over 12 years. Oikos in press.

• Feng, Y., ..., Schmid, B., ... (2020). Inferring competitive outcomes, ranks and intransitivity from empirical data: a comparison of different methods. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2020: 117-128.

• Hahl, T., van Moorsel, S.J., Schmid, M.W., Zuppinger-Dingley, D., Schmid, B., Wagg, C. (2020). Plant responses to diversity-driven selection and associated rhizosphere microbial communities. Functional Ecology in press.

• Kattge, J., …, Schmid, B., … (2020). Twelve years of TRY – towards a third generation of plant trait data assimilation and sharing. Global Change Biology 26:119-188.

• Li, Y., …, Schmid, B., … (2020). Leaf size of woody dicots predicts ecosystem primary productivity. Ecology Letters in press.

• Liu, Y., Cheng, J., Schmid, B., Tang, L., Sheng, J. (2020). Woody plant encroachment may decrease plant carbon storage in grassland under future drier conditions. Journal of Plant Ecology in press.

• Luo, S., Wagg, C., Schmid, B., Chen, Y., Liu, X., Liang, M., Jiang, B., Yu, S.  (2020). Trait-mediated competitive dominance overwhelms niche complementarity in young tree communities. Oikos in press.

• Oehri, J., Schmid, B., Schaepman-Strub, G., Niklaus, P.A. (2020). Landscape diversity promotes landscape-level functioning. Nature Communications 11: 154 (10 pages).

• Randin, C.F., …, Schmid, B., ... (2020). Monitoring biodiversity in the Anthropocene using remote sensing in species distribution models. Remote Sensing of Environment 239: 111626 (18 pages).

• Wang, Y., Lyu, T., Shrestha, N., Lyu, L., Li, Y., Schmid, B., Freckleton, R.P., Dimitrov, D., Hao, Z., Wang, Z.  (2020). Drivers of large-scale geographical variation in sexual systems of woody plants. Global Ecology and Biogeography in press.

http://scholar.google.ch/citations?user=GK-0yuEAAAAJ

https://publons.com/researcher/952255/bernhard-schmid/

Research interests

Global change and biodiversity; Biodiversity–ecosystem functioning (BEF) relationships; Scaling-up BEF relationships; Design and analysis of experiments

Mechanisms of plant  competition and coexistence; Plant–animal interactions; Plant–soil feedback; Community assembly; Community genetics and evolution; Evolutionary plant genetics and epigenetics

Plant decision making; Invasion biology; Ecology and genetics of small populations; Life-history evolution of clonal organisms

UZH News

Date

Title

Link

09.01.2020

Improved Functioning of Diverse Landscape Mosaics

https://www.media.uzh.ch/en/Press-Releases/2020/Landscape-Richness.html

09.01.2020

Vielfältige Landschaften funktionieren besser

https://www.media.uzh.ch/de/medienmitteilungen/2020/Landschaftsdiversitaet.html

23.09.2019

Rapid evolutionary change in a grassland biodiversity experiment

https://www.mnf.uzh.ch/en/news/Rapid-Evolution0.html

23.09.2019

Nachweis für rasche evolutive Anpassungen bei Pflanzen in einem Biodiversitätsexperiment

https://www.mnf.uzh.ch/de/news/Rapid-Evolution.html

08.11.2018

Exploiting Epigenetic Variation for Plant Breeding

https://www.media.uzh.ch/en/Press-Releases/2018/epigenetic-variation.html

08.11.2018

Epigenetische Veränderungen für die Pflanzenzucht nutzen

https://www.media.uzh.ch/de/medienmitteilungen/2018/Epigenetische-Variation.html

05.10.2018

Species-Rich Forests Store Twice as much Carbon as Monocultures

https://www.media.uzh.ch/en/Press-Releases/2018/Species-Rich-Forests1.html

05.10.2018

Artenreiche Wälder speichern doppelt so viel Kohlenstoff wie Monokulturen

https://www.media.uzh.ch/de/medienmitteilungen/2018/Artenreiche-Waelder.html

22.08.2018

Species-Rich Forests Better Compensate Environmental Impacts

https://www.media.uzh.ch/en/Press-Releases/2018/Species-Rich-Forests.html

22.08.2018

Artenreiche Wälder kompensieren die Klimabelastungen besser

https://www.media.uzh.ch/de/medienmitteilungen/2018/Artenreiche-W%C3%A4lder.html

Education and professional positions

2019 -

Adjunct Professor, Institute of Ecology, Peking University, Beijing

2018 -

Professor of Environmental Sciences, Department of Geography, University of Zurich

2014 - 2016

Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Zurich

2013 - 2019

Co-director of University Research Priority Program “Global Change and Biodiversity”

2009 - 2018

Guest Professor, Peking University, Beijing

2009 - 2013

Vice Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Zurich

2007 -

Editor Journal of Plant Ecology

2004 - 2012

Member of the Research Council, Division III, Swiss National Science Foundation

1997 -

Visiting professor at several foreign Universities

2010 - 2018

Professor of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich

1994 - 2009

Professor of Environmental Sciences, Head of the Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Zurich

1992 - 1994

Professor of Conservation Biology, NLU, University of Basel

1987 - 1992

START-fellow (career development award of the Swiss NSF), University of Basel

1984 - 1987

Postdoc, Harvard University, Cambridge (with F.A. Bazzaz)

1983 - 1984

Research Associate, University of Zurich

1981 - 1983

Postdoc, University College of North Wales, Bangor (with J.L. Harper)

1977 - 1981

PhD-studies at Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich
Teacher in Biology, High school Baden

1976 - 1977

Teacher in Biology and Chemistry, High school Sargans

Former members of research group

Surname / name

Function until

Current Function

Link

Bossdorf Oliver

PhD 2004

Professor

https://www.uni-tuebingen.de/en/faculties/faculty-of-science/departments/biology/institutes/evolutionecology/groups/plant-evolutionary-ecology/people/oliver-bossdorf.html

Chen Yuxin

Postdoc 2018

Professor

https://www.biodiversity-xmu.com/

Dimitrakopoulos Panos G.

Postdoc 2003

Professor

http://www.env.aegean.gr/staff/dimitrakopoulos-panayiotis/

Fakheran Sima

PhD 2009

Professor

http://fakheran.iut.ac.ir/

Fischer Markus

PhD 1996

Professor

http://www.ips.unibe.ch/research/planteco/index_eng.html

Joshi Jasmin

PhD 1999

Professor

https://www.hsr.ch/de/studium/bachelor/studiengaenge/landschaftsarchitektur-l/dozierende/dozierende-landschaftsarchitektur/person/prof-dr-jasmin-joshi-5016400/

Kéry Marc

PhD 2000

Statistics Advisor

https://www.scribd.com/author/271392039/Marc-Kery

Knop Eva

PhD 2006

Researcher

https://knoplab.ch/

Koricheva Julia

Postdoc 1996

Professor

https://pure.royalholloway.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/julia-koricheva(ab83b389-7258-48fd-8560-0c8de7b6c94a).html

Lavigne Claire

Postdoc 1995

Professor

https://www6.paca.inra.fr/psh_eng/Research-teams/Team-3-Biological-control-by-Conservation/The-team/Claire-Lavigne

Lindemann-Matthies Petra

PhD 1999

Professor

https://www.ph-karlsruhe.de/index.php?id=6656

Liu Xiaojuan

Postdoc 2016

Professor

http://www.biodiv.ibcas.ac.cn/en/staff/liuxiaojuan.html

Matthies Diethart

Postdoc 2000

Professor

https://www.uni-marburg.de/fb17/forschung/fobericht/Foberichtneu/matthies

Moradi Hossein

PhD 2009

Professor

https://moradi-env.iut.ac.ir/

Mwangi Peter N.

PhD 2006

Professor

http://www.jkuat.ac.ke/departments/botany/staff/

O’Brien Michael

Postdoc 2015

Researcher

http://obrienresearch.com/

Petermann Jana S.

PhD 2009

Professor

https://www.uni-salzburg.at/index.php?id=201649

Schläpfer Felix

PhD 1999

Professor

https://www.kalaidos-fh.ch/en-GB/Common/Personen/Mitarbeitende/Common/Schlaepfer-Felix

Schöb Christian

Ambizione 2017

Professor

http://www.ias.ethz.ch/people/person-detail.html?persid=239475

Seidl Irmi

Postdoc 2002

Professor

https://www.wsl.ch/de/mitarbeitende/seidl.html

Stoll Peter

PhD 1995

Researcher

http://www.ips.unibe.ch/aboutus/personen/vegetation_ecology/pd_dr_stoll_peter/index_eng.html

Turnbull Lindsay A.

Postdoc 2013

Professor

https://www.queens.ox.ac.uk/node/101

Van Kleunen Mark

PhD 2001

Professor

https://www.biologie.uni-konstanz.de/kleunen/

Van Moorsel Sofia

PhD 2017

Researcher

https://sofiavanmoorsel.com/en

Wagg Cameron

Postdoc 2018

Researcher

http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/scientific-collaboration-and-research-in-agriculture/agriculture-and-agri-food-research-centres-and-collections/atlantic-provinces/fredericton-research-and-development-centre/scientific-staff-and-expertise/wagg-cameron/?id=1551298178645

Wang Zhiheng

Postdoc 2010

Professor

http://www.macroecology-pku.org/PeopleDetail.aspx?id=1

Weber Ewald

PhD 1994

Researcher

http://www.uni-potsdam.de/ibb/arbeitsgruppen/ordentliche-professuren/biodiv/mitarbeiter/ewald-weber.html

Willi Yvonne

PhD 2004

Professor

https://botanik.unibas.ch/personen/profil/person/willi/

Wüst Samuel

Ambizione 2017

Researcher

https://www.agroscope.admin.ch/agroscope/en/home/about-us/organization/competence-divisions-strategic-research-divisions/plant-breeding/breeding-research-group.html

Züst Tobias

PhD 2012

Researcher

http://www.ips.unibe.ch/aboutus/personen/plant_ecology/dr_zuest_tobias/index_eng.html

Publications