Spatial and temporal distribution of forest plant species in fragmented habitats in Flanders (Belgium)



terrestrial, GIS, landscape ecology, forests, multivariate analysis, isolation, nestedness, stochastic extinction, habitat diversity, habitat quality, historical ecology, plant dispersal, spatial, temporal, ancient forest plant species, distribution, single large or several small nature reserves SLOSS, nature management, conservation biology, Ecology, Forests, Biostatistics, Habitat management, restoration, Land cover and habitat mapping , GIS, Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Human Dimensions, Belgium, Flanders, Oude Waverwoud St-Katelijne-Waver, vascular plants


Belgium {Geographical scope}
Forest {Habitat type}


Name Role Start End
Department of Land Management and Economics unknown


Reference Role
Peer reviewed articles<P>Honnay O. & Hermy M., 1998. Hiërarchische soortengemeenschappen, concept en implicaties voor het natuurbehoud. Landschap 15 (1): 5-17. author
Honnay O., Degroote B., Hermy M., 1998. Ancient-forest plant species in Western Belgium: a species list and possible ecological mechanisms. Belgian Journal of Botany 130 (2): 139-154. author
Lawesson J. E., De Blust G., Grashof C., Firbanks L., Honnay O., Hermy M., Hobitz P. & Jensen L.M., 1998. Species diversity and area-relationships in Danish beech forests (Fagion sylvaticae). Forest Ecology and Management 106: 235-245. author
Honnay O., Hermy M. & Coppin P., 1999. Effects of area, habitat diversity and age of forest patches on plant species richness in Belgium, and consequences for conservation and reforestation. Biological Conservation 87: 73-84. author
Honnay O. Hermy M. & Coppin P., 1999. Nested plant communities in forest fragments: species relaxation or nested habitats. Oikos 84: 119-129.Honnay O., Hermy M. & Coppin P., 1999. Habitat quality factors affecting the colonisation of forest plant species. Forest Ecology and Management 115 (2-3):157-170. author
Hermy M., Honnay O., Firbank L., Grashof-Bokdam C. and Lawesson J.,1999. An ecological comparison between ancient and other forest plant species of Europe, and the implications for forest conservation. Biological Conservation 91(1): 9-22. author
Honnay O., Endels P., Vereecken H. & Hermy M., 1999. The role of patch area and habitat diversity in explaining native plant species richness in disturbed suburban forest patches in northern Belgium. Diversity and Distributions. 5(4):129-143. author
Butaye J., Honnay O. & Hermy M., 1999. Vegetation mapping as an aid for detecting temporal vegetation changes in the Demer valley (Belgium). Belgian Journal of Botany 132(2):119-140. author
Honnay, O. and Hermy, M. (2000) Nested subset analysis as a tool for describing and explaining plant species community composition in Flemish forest fragments. Proceedings 41st IAVS symposium Uppsala, pp. 357-360. author
Bossuyt, B; Honnay, O.; Van Stichelen, K.; Hermy, M. and Van Assche, J. (2001) The effect of a complex land use history on the restoration possibilities of heathland in central Belgium. Belgian Journal of Botany 134(1):29-40. author
Lameire, S.; Hermy, M. and Honnay, O. (2000) Two decades of changes in the round vegetation of a mixed deciduous forest in an agricultural landscape. Journal of Vegetation Science 11:695-704. IF 1.957 author
Honnay, O.; Verheyen, K.; Hermy, M. (2001) Permeability of ancient forest edges for weedy plant species invasion. Forest Ecology and Management 154, in press. IF 0.962 author
Honnay, O.; Verhaeghe, W. and Hermy, M. (2001) Community assembly along dendritic networks of small forest streams. Ecology, in press. author
Honnay, O.; Bossuyt, B.; Verheyen, K.; Butaye, J.; Jacquemyn, H. and Hermy, M. (2001) Ecological perspectives for the restoration of plant communities in temperate forests. Biodiversity and Conservation, in press. author

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