GINOP Sustainable Ecosystems Group
team leader, scientific advisor
IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
batary.peter [at] okologia.mta.hu
+36 28 360-122, 360-147 / 111
Brief description of the main scopes: 

Edge effect, Managing species rich grasslands, Biological effectiveness of agri-environment schemes, Organic farming, Flower strips, Habitat fragmentation of grasslands, Impact of hedgerow-forest connectivity, Urbanization effects, Meta-analyses

Selected publications:


Batáry, P., Kurucz, K., Suarez-Rubio, M. and Chamberlain, D. (2018): Non-linearities in bird responses across urbanisation gradients: a meta-analysis. Global Change Biology 24: 1046–1054.


Batáry, P., Gallé, R., Riesch, F., Fischer, C., Dormann, C.F., Musshoff, O., Császár P., Fusaro, S., Gayer, C., Happe, A.-K., Kurucz, K., Molnár, D., Rösch, V., Wietzke, A. and Tscharntke, T. (2017): The former iron curtain still drives biodiversity-profit trade-offs in German agriculture. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1279–1284.


Batáry, P., Dicks, L.V., Kleijn, D. & Sutherland, W.J. (2015): The role of agri-environment schemes in conservation and environmental management. Conservation Biology 29: 1006–1016.


Batáry, P., Báldi, A., Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T. (2011): Landscape-moderated biodiversity effects of agri-environmental management – a meta-analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 278: 1894–1902.


Batáry, P. & Báldi, A. (2004): Evidence of an edge effect on avian nest success: a meta-analysis. Conservation Biology 18: 389–400.