Dr. Stephan Getzin

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  • 2023 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Phenotypic plasticity: A missing element in the theory of vegetation pattern formation​
    Bennett, J. J R; Bera, B. K; Ferré, M.; Yizhaq, H.; Getzin, S.   & Meron, E.​ (2023) 
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America120(50) pp. e2311528120​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2311528120 
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  • 2022 Journal Article
    ​ ​Plant water stress, not termite herbivory, causes Namibia’s fairy circles​
    Getzin, S. ; Holch, S.; Yizhaq, H. & Wiegand, K. ​ (2022) 
    Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, pp. 125698​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2022.125698 
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  • 2021 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Bridging ecology and physics: Australian fairy circles regenerate following model assumptions on ecohydrological feedbacks​
    Getzin, S. ; Erickson, T. E.; Yizhaq, H.; Muñoz‐Rojas, M.; Huth, A. & Wiegand, K. ​ (2021) 
    Journal of Ecology109 pp. 399​-416​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13493 
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  • 2021 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Definition of “fairy circles” and how they differ from other common vegetation gaps and plant rings​
    Getzin, S. ; Yizhaq, H. & Tschinkel, W. R.​ (2021) 
    Journal of Vegetation Science32(6) art. e13092​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.13092 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Unusual Namibian fairy circle patterns in heterogeneous and atypical environments​
    Getzin, S.   & Yizhaq, H.​ (2019) 
    Journal of Arid Environments164 pp. 85​-89​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2019.01.017 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Contrasting Global Patterns of Spatially Periodic Fairy Circles and Regular Insect Nests in Drylands​
    Getzin, S. ; Yizhaq, H.; Cramer, M. D. & Tschinkel, W. R.​ (2019) 
    Journal of Geophysical Research. G, Biogeosciences124(11) pp. 3327​-3342​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JG005393 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​A multi-scale study of Australian fairy circles using soil excavations and drone-based image analysis​
    Getzin, S. ; Yizhaq, H.; Muñoz-Rojas, M.; Wiegand, K.   & Erickson, T. E.​ (2019) 
    Ecosphere10(2) art. e02620​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2620 
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  • 2016 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Reply to Walsh et al.: Hexagonal patterns of Australian fairy circles develop without correlation to termitaria​
    Getzin, S. ; Yizhaq, H.; Bell, B.; Erickson, T. E.; Postle, A. C.; Katra, I. & Tzuk, O. et al.​ (2016) 
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences113(37) pp. E5368​-E5369​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1611877113 
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  • 2016 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Discovery of fairy circles in Australia supports self-organization theory​
    Getzin, S. ; Yizhaq, H.; Bell, B.; Erickson, T. E.; Postle, A. C.; Katra, I. & Tzuk, O. et al.​ (2016) 
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences113(13) pp. 3551​-3556​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1522130113 
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  • 2015 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Neighborhood diversity of large trees shows independent species patterns in a mixed dipterocarp forest in Sri Lanka​
    Punchi-Manage, R.; Wiegand, T.; Wiegand, K. ; Getzin, S. ; Huth, A.; Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N.​ (2015) 
    Ecology96(7) pp. 1823​-1834​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1890/14-1477.1 
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  • 2015 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Clarifying misunderstandings regarding vegetation self-organisation and spatial patterns of fairy circles in Namibia: a response to recent termite hypotheses​
    Getzin, S. ; Wiegand, K. ; Wiegand, T.; Yizhaq, H.; von Hardenberg, J. & Meron, E.​ (2015) 
    Ecological Entomology40(6) pp. 669​-675​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12267 
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  • 2014 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Spatial patterns and demographics of Streblus macrophyllus trees in a tropical evergreen forest, Vietnam.​
    Nguyen, H. H.; Wiegand, K.   & Getzin, S. ​ (2014) 
    Journal of Tropical Forest Science26(3) pp. 309​-319​.​
  • 2014 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Adopting a spatially explicit perspective to study the mysterious fairy circles of Namibia​
    Getzin, S. ; Wiegand, K. ; Wiegand, T.; Yizhaq, H.; von Hardenberg, J. & Meron, E.​ (2014) 
    Ecography38(1) pp. 1​-11​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.00911 
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  • 2014 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Effect of spatial processes and topography on structuring species assemblages in a Sri Lankan dipterocarp forest​
    Punchi-Manage, R.; Wiegand, T.; Wiegand, K. ; Getzin, S. ; Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N.​ (2014) 
    Ecology95(2) pp. 376​-386​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1890/12-2102.1 
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  • 2014 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Spatial distributions of tropical tree species in northern Vietnam under environmentally variable site conditions​
    Nguyen, H. H.; Wiegand, K.   & Getzin, S. ​ (2014) 
    Journal of Forestry Research25(2) pp. 257​-268​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-014-0457-y 
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  • 2014 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to Quantify Spatial Gap Patterns in Forests​
    Getzin, S. ; Nuske, R. & Wiegand, K. ​ (2014) 
    Remote Sensing6(8) pp. 6988​-7004​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs6086988 
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  • 2013 Conference Abstract
    ​ ​Walter's two-layer hypothesis revisited - back to the roots!​
    Ward, D.; Wiegand, K.   & Getzin, S. ​ (2013)
    South African Journal of Botany86 
    Amsterdam​: Elsevier Science Bv. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2013.02.016 
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  • 2013 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​The importance of heterogeneity revisited from a multiscale and multitaxa approach​
    Goßner, M. M.; Getzin, S. ; Lange, M.; Pašalić, E.; Türke, M.; Wiegand, K.   & Weisser, W. W.​ (2013) 
    Biological Conservation166 pp. 212​-220​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.06.033 
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  • 2013 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Effects of topography on structuring local species assemblages in a Sri Lankan mixed dipterocarp forest​
    Punchi-Manage, R.; Getzin, S. ; Wiegand, T.; Kanagaraj, R.; Savitri Gunatilleke, C. V.; Nimal Gunatilleke, I. A. U. & Wiegand, K.  et al.​ (2013) 
    Journal of Ecology101(1) pp. 149​-160​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12017 
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  • 2012 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Walter’s two-layer hypothesis revisited: back to the roots!​
    Ward, D. ; Wiegand, K.   & Getzin, S. ​ (2012) 
    Oecologia172(3) pp. 617​-630​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-012-2538-y 
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  • 2011 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Assessing biodiversity in forests using very high-resolution images and unmanned aerial vehicles​
    Getzin, S. ; Wiegand, K.   & Schöning, I.​ (2011) 
    Methods in Ecology and Evolution3(2) pp. 397​-404​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.2041-210x.2011.00158.x 
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  • 2011 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Size dominance regulates tree spacing more than competition within height classes in tropical Cameroon​
    Getzin, S. ; Worbes, M. ; Wiegand, T. & Wiegand, K. ​ (2011) 
    Journal of Tropical Ecology27(1) pp. 93​-102​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/s0266467410000453 
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  • 2008 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Heterogeneity influences spatial patterns and demographics in forest stands​
    Getzin, S. ; Wiegand, T.; Wiegand, K.   & He, F.​ (2008) 
    Journal of Ecology96(4) pp. 807​-820​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2008.01377.x 
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  • 2008 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Scale-dependent competition at the stand level assessed from crown areas​
    Getzin, S. ; Wiegand, K. ; Schumacher, J. & Gougeon, F. A.​ (2008) 
    Forest Ecology and Management255(7) pp. 2478​-2485​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2008.01.007 
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  • 2008 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Spacing patterns of an Acacia tree in the Kalahari over a 61-year period: How clumped becomes regular and vice versa​
    Moustakas, A. ; Wiegand, K. ; Getzin, S. ; Ward, D. ; Meyer, K. M. ; Guenther, M. & Mueller, K.-H.​ (2008) 
    Acta Oecologica33(3) pp. 355​-364​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actao.2008.01.008 
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  • 2007 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Asymmetric tree growth at the stand level: Random crown patterns and the response to slope​
    Getzin, S.   & Wiegand, K. ​ (2007) 
    Forest Ecology and Management242(2-3) pp. 165​-174​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2007.01.009 
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  • 2007 Monograph
    ​ ​Structural Fire Effects in the World's Savannas: ​A Synthesis for Biodiversity and Land-Use Managers​ ​
    Getzin, S. ​ (2007)
    Saarbrücken​: VDM Verlag.
  • 2006 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Spatial patterns and competition of tree species in a Douglas-fir chronosequence on Vancouver Island​
    Getzin, S. ; Dean, C.; He, F.; Trofymow, J. A.; Wiegand, K.   & Wiegand, T.​ (2006) 
    Ecography29(5) pp. 671​-682​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.2006.0906-7590.04675.x 
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  • 2006 Thesis | Doctoral Thesis
    ​ ​Analysis of hierarchical structures in forest stands using detailed spatial statistics​
    Getzin, S. ​ (2006)
    Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena. 
  • 2005 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​The suitability of the degradation gradient method in arid Namibia​
    Getzin, S. ​ (2005) 
    African Journal of Ecology43(4) pp. 340​-351​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2028.2005.00589.x 
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  • 2000 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​The fairy circles of Kaokoland (North-West Namibia) origin, distribution, and characteristics​
    Becker, T. & Getzin, S. ​ (2000) 
    Basic and Applied Ecology1(2) pp. 149​-159​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1078/1439-1791-00021 
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