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The research group studies the vegetation patterns and processes at large (geographic) scales with special attention to effects of climate change, biological invasions and land-use changes.
Bölöni J, Botta-Dukát Z, Illyés E, Molnár Zs (2011): Hungarian landscape types: classification of landscapes based on the relative cover of (semi-) natural habitats - Applied Vegetation Science (14): 537-546.
Czúcz B, Gálhidy L, Mátyás Cs (2011): Present and forecasted xeric climatic limits of beech and sessile oak distribution at low altitudes in Central Europe Annals of Forest Science, 68(1): 99-108.
Pinke Gy, Karácsony P, Czúcz B, Botta-Dukát Z (2011): Environmental and land-use variables determining the abundance of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in arable fields in Hungary Preslia 83 (2): 219-235.
Pinke Gy, Pál R W, Tóth K, Karácsony P, Czúcz B, Botta-Dukát Z (2011): Weed vegetation of poppy (Papaver somniferum) fields in Hungary: effects of management and environmental factors on species composition Weed Research 51: 621–630
Fekete G, Somodi I, Molnár Zs (2010): Is chorological symmetry observable within the forest steppe biome in Hungary? - A demonstrative analysis of floristic data. Community Ecology 11: 140-147.
2015 - 2018 Enhancing ecoSysteM sERvices mApping for poLicy and Decision mAking (ESMERALDA - Bálint CZÚCZ)
2015 - 2016 Mapping and assessment of ecosystem services in Natura 2000 sites of the Niraj – Tarnava Mica region (Niraj-MAES - Bálint CZÚCZ)
2012 - 2014 Establishment of the EcoInformatics & GIS Laboratory (IF-006/2013 EcoInfLab - Ferenc HORVÁTH, PhD)
2012 OPErationalisatioN of Natural capital and EcoSystem Services: from concepts to real-world applications (2012-2017) (OpenNESS EU FP7 - Bálint CZÚCZ)
2009 Conserving threatened biodiversity in the Pannon Ecoregion: evaluation of ecological, morphological and genetic diversity hotspots and human influenced landscape (OTKA CNK80140 - Péter BÍRÓ, member of Hung. Acad. Sci. )
2007 - continuous Hungarian phytosociological database (CoenoDAT database - Zoltán BOTTA-DUKÁT, DSc)