László ERDŐS

IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
research fellow
erdos.laszlo [at] okologia.mta.hu
+36 28 360-122, 360-147 / 147
Brief description of the main scopes: 

Spatial heterogeneity of sandy forest steppes in the Kiskunság region
Vegetation gradients and boundaries
Floristical and coenlogical researches in the Villány Mts
Environmental ethics

Main profile in keywords: 
spatial heterogeneity, forest-steppes, phytocoenology, floristical research, nature conservation
Selected publications: 


Bátori Z., Erdős L., Kelemen A., Deák B., Valkó O., Gallé R., Bragina T. M., Kiss P. J., Kröel-Dulay Gy., Tölgyesi Cs. (2018): Diversity patterns in sandy forest-steppes: a comparative study from the western and central Palaearctic. Diversity patterns in sandy forest-steppes: a comparative study from the western and central Palaearctic. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: pp. 1011-1030. More ››


Tölgyesi Cs., Zalatnai M., Erdős L., Bátori Z., Hupp N., Körmöczi L. (2016): Unexpected ecotone dynamics of a sand dune vegetation complex following water table decline. Journal of Plant Ecology 9: pp. 40–50. More ››


Erdős L. (2015): Veganism versus meat-eating, and the myth of ‘‘root capacity’’: A response to Hsiao. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 28: 1139-1144. More ››
Erdős L., Dénes A., Tolnay D., Magnes M., Bátori Z., Tölgyesi Cs., Kevey B. (2015): Phytosociology and nature conservation value of thermophilous oak forests in a South Hungarian karst area. Austrian Journal of Forest Science 132: pp. 145-168. More ››
Erdős L., Tölgyesi Cs., Cseh V., Tolnay D., Cserhalmi D., Körmöczi L., Gellény K., Bátori Z. (2015): Vegetation history, recent dynamics and future prospects of a Hungarian sandy forest-steppe reserve: forest-grassland relations, tree species composition and size-class distribution. Community Ecology 16: pp. 95-105. More ››
Erdős L., Tölgyesi Cs., Körmöczi L., Bátori Z. (2015): The importance of forest patches in supporting steppe-species: a case study from the Carpathian Basin Polish Journal of Ecology 63: pp. 213-222. More ››


Erdős L., Tölgyesi Cs., Horzse M., Tolnay D., Hurton Á., Schulcz N., Körmöczi L., Lengyel A., Bátori Z. (2014): Habitat complexity of the Pannonian forest-steppe zone and its nature conservation implications. Ecological Complexity 17: pp. 107-118. More ››
Erdős L., Zalatnai M., Bátori Z., Körmöczi L. (2014): Transitions between community complexes: a case study analysing gradients through mountain ridges in South Hungary. Acta Botanica Croatica 73: pp. 63-77. More ››


Erdős L., Gallé R., Körmöczi L., Bátori Z. (2013): Species composition and diversity of natural forest edges: edge responses and local edge species. Community Ecology 14: pp. 48-58. More ››


Erdős L., Gallé R., Bátori Z., Papp M., Körmöczi L. (2011): Properties of shrubforest edges: a case study from South Hungary. Central European Journal of Biology 6: pp. 639-658. More ››