Sandra Luque

Research Director Deputy Coordinator, IUFRO 8.01.02 Working Party (Division 8): Forest Landscape Ecology
Mountain Ecosystem Unit
IRSTEA National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture

Fields of interest:

landscape ecology, biodiversity assessment, habitat modelling, biodiversity indicators, global change, ecosystem services

Recent publications:

Luque S., Saura S., Fortin M.J.:
Landscape connectivity analysis for conservation: insights from combining new methods with ecological and genetic data.
Landscape Ecology 2012, 27:153-157.

Decout S., Manel S., Miaud C., Luque S.:
Integrative approach for landscape-based graph connectivity analysis: a case study with the common frog (Rana temporaria) in human-dominated landscapes.
Landscape Ecology 2012, 27: 267-279.

Paillet Y., Bergès L., Hjältén J., Ódor P., Avon C., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Bijlsma R. J., De Bruyn L., Fuhr M., Grandin U., Kanka R., Lundin L., Luque S., Magura T., Matesanz S., Sebastià M.-T., Schmidt W., Standovár T., Tóthmérész B., Uotila A., Valladares F., Vellak K., Virtanen R.:
Biodiversity response to forest management varies widely with taxonomic and ecological groups: a meta-analysis on species richness in Europe Conservation Biology 2010, 24: 101-112.

Gerard F., Petit S., Smith G., Thomson A., Brown N., Manchester S., Wadsworth R., Bugar G., Halada L., Bezák P., M. Boltiziar M., De Badts E., Halabuk A., Mojses M., Petrovic F., Gregor M., Hazeu G., Mücher C.A., Wachowicz M., Huitu H., Tuominen S., Köhler R., Olschofsky K., Ziese H., Kolar J., Sustera J., Luque S., Pino J., Pons X., Roda F., Roscher M., Feranec J.:
Land cover change in Europe between 1950 to 2000 determined employing aerial photography.
Progress in Physical Geography 2010, 34: 183 – 205.

Opdam P., Luque S., Jones K.:
Changing landscapes to accommodate for climate change impacts: a call for landscape ecology.
Landscape Ecology 2009, 24: 715-721.

Juutinen A., Luque S., Mönkkönen M. Vainikainen N., Tomppo E.:
Cost-effective forest conservation and criteria for potential conservation targets: A Finnish case study.
Environmental Science & Policy 2008, 2: 613-626.