PD Dr. Simon Otto Thorn

Job Position: Research Scientist - Laboratory of Woodland Ecology

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E-mail: simon.thorn@entu.cas.cz


- Sustainable management of naturally disturbed forests

- Biodiversity in temperate forest ecosystems

- Saproxylic beetles, birds, bats, dragonflies

Total found: 18 records
Chao A., Chiu C.-H., Hu K.-H., van der Plas F., Cadotte M.W., Mitesser O., Thorn S., Mori A.S., et al., Pierick K., von Oheimb G., Müller J. (2024) Hill–Chao numbers allow decomposing gamma multifunctionality into alpha and beta components. Ecology Letters 27 : article number: e14336.
DOI: 10.1111/ele.14336
Hagge J., Müller J., Bässler C., Brandl R., Schuldt A., Thorn S., Seibold S. (2024) Change in saproxylic beetle, fungi and bacteria assemblages along horizontal and vertical gradients of sun-exposure in forest. Biological Conservation 291 : article number: 110493.
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2024.110493
Kortmann M., Buse J., Hilszczanski J., Jaworski T., Müller J., Thorn S., Roth N. (2024) Bark-beetle disturbance severity only moderately alters forest affinity of arthropod communities. Insect Conservation and Diversity Early View : DOI: 10.1111/icad.12722
Chao A., Thorn S., Chiu C.-H., Moyes F., Hu K.-H., Chazdon R.L., Wu J., Magnago L.F.S., Dornelas M., Zelený D., Colwell R., Magurran A.E. (2023) Rarefaction and extrapolation with beta diversity under a framework of Hill numbers: The iNEXT.beta3D standardization. Ecological Monographs 93 : article number: e1588.
DOI: 10.1002/ecm.1588
Goßmann A., Ambrožová L., Čížek L., Drag L., Georgiev K., Neudam L., Perlík M., Seidel D., Thorn S. (2023) Habitat openness and predator abundance determine predation risk of warningly colored longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae) in temperate forest. Journal of Insect Science 23 : article number: 16.
DOI: 10.1093/jisesa/iead027
Heidrich L., Brandl R., Ammer C., Bae S., Bässler C., Doerfler I., Fischer M., Gossner M.M., Heurich M., Heibl C., Jung K., et al., Thorn S., Weisser W.W., Wöllauer S., Müller J. (2023) Effects of heterogeneity on the ecological diversity and redundancy of forest fauna. Basic and Applied Ecology 73 : 72-79.
DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2023.10.005
Kriegel P., Vogel S., Angeleri R., Baldrian P., Borken W., Bouget C., Brin A., Bussler H., Cocciufa C., Feldmann B., Gossner M.M., Haeler E., et al., Sverdrup-Thygeson A., Weisser W., Thorn S. (2023) Ambient and substrate energy influence decomposer diversity differentially across trophic. levels. Ecology Letters 26 : 1157-1173.
DOI: 10.1111/ele.14227
Müller J., Mitesser O., Cadotte M.W., van der Plas F., Mori A.S., Ammer C., Chao A., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Baldrian P., Bässler C., Biedermann P., Cesarz S., et al., Thorn S., von Oheimb G., Wegmann M., Weisser W.W., Eisenhauer N. (2023) Enhancing the structural diversity between forest patches—A concept and real-world experiment to study biodiversity, multifunctionality and forest resilience across spatial scales. Global Change Biology 29 : 1437-1450.
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.16564
Perlík M., Kraus D., Bussler H., Neudam L., Pietsch S., Mergner U., Seidel D., Šebek P., Thorn S. (2023) Canopy openness as the main driver of aculeate Hymenoptera and saproxylic beetle diversity following natural disturbances and salvage logging. Forest Ecology and Management 540 : 121033.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2023.121033
Schauer B., Thorn S., Blaschke M., Kudernatsch T. (2023) Conversion of pure spruce to mixed spruce beech stands: Effects on alpha and beta diversity of multiple taxonomic groups. Forest Ecology and Management 121 : article number: 121297.
DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2023.121297
Seibold S., Weisser W.W., Ambarli D., Gossner M.M., Mori A.S., Cadotte M.W., Hagge J., Bässler C., Thorn S. (2023) Drivers of community assembly change during succession in wood-decomposing beetle communities. Journal of Animal Ecology 92 : 965-978.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13843
Ambrožová L., Čížek L., Sládeček F., Thorn S. (2022) Understanding the drivers of β-diversity improves conservation prioritization for Central European dung beetles. Biological Conservation 273 : article number: 109682.
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109682
Georgiev K.B., Bässler C., Feldhaar H., Heibl C., Karasch P., Müller J., Perlík M., Weiss I., Thorn S. (2022) Windthrow and salvage logging alter β-diversity of multiple species groups in a mountain spruce forest. Forest Ecology and Management 520 : article number: 120401.
DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2022.120401
Šebek P., Čížek L., Hauck D., Miklín J., Konvička O., Vodka Š., Thorn S. (2022) Changes in β‐diversity of saproxylic beetles along environmental gradients in temperate forests depend on species relative abundances. Journal of Biogeography 49 : 551-562.
DOI: DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14329
Thorn S., Kazerani F., Farashiani M.E., Moriniere J. (2022) Triplax sulphuricollis Reitter, 1887 from the Hyrcanian forests of Iran recognized as a valid species by morphology and barcoding (Coleoptera: Erotylidae). Zootaxa 5196 : 443-450.
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5196.3.8
Thorn S., König S., Fischer-Leipold O., Gombert J., Griese J., Thein J. (2022) Temperature preferences drive additive biotic homogenization of Orthoptera assemblages. Biology Letters 18 : article number: 20220055.
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2022.0055
Viljur M.-L., Abella S.R., Adámek M., Alencar J.B.R., Barber N.A., Beudert B., Burkle L.A., Cagnolo L., Campos B.R., Chao A., Chergui B., Choi C.-Y., Cleary D.F.R., et al., Santos X., Steel Z., Tavella J., Wendenburg C., Wermelinger B., Zasitsev A.S., Thorn S. (2022) The effect of natural disturbances on forest biodiversity: an ecological synthesis. Biological Reviews 97 : 1930-1947.
DOI: 10.1111/brv.12876
Hagge J., Müller J., Birkemoe T., Buse J., Christensen R.H.B., Gossner M.M., Gruppe A., Heibl C., Jarzabek-Müller A., Seibold S., Siitonen J., Soutinho J.G., Sverdrup-Thygeson A., Thorn S., Drag L. (2021) What does a threatened saproxylic beetle look like? Modelling extinction risk using a new morphological trait database. Journal of Animal Ecology 90 : 1934-1947.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13512


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