Publications

under review | in press | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | pre 2016


GoogleScholar: 2,372 citations, h-index 22, i10-index 30

Last update: 03.09.2021


under review

i – Zarbá L, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Boillat S, Levers C, Gasparri NI, Aide TM, Álvarez-Berríos NL, Anderson LO, Araoz E, Arima E, Batistella M, Calderón-Loor M, Echeverria C, Gonzalez-Roglich M, Jobbágy E, Mathez-Stiefel S-L, Ramirez-Reyes C, Pacheco A, Vallejos M, Young KR & Grau HR. Mapping and characterization of Socio Ecological Land Systems of South America. Ecology and Society.

ii – Schwieder M, Leitão PJ, Bendini HN, Rufin P, Rabe A, Levers C, Ferreira LG, Fonseca LMG, Bustamante MM & Hostert P. Ecosystem functional types of the Brazilian Savanna derived from Landsat time series. Ecosystems.

iii – Leimer K, Levers C, Sun Z & Müller D. Market proximity and irrigation infrastructure determine farmland rentals in Sichuan Province, China. Journal of Agrarian Change.

iv – Debonne N, Bürgi M, Diogo V, Helfenstein J, Herzog F, Levers C, Mohr F, Swart R & Verburg P.H. (in review). The geography of megatrends affecting European agriculture. Global Environmental Change.

v – Ramírez-Mejía D, Levers C & Mas J-F (in review). Spatial patterns and determinants of avocado frontier dynamics in Mexico. Regional Environmental Change

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in press

42 – Noack F, Kamp J, Larsen A & Levers C (accepted). A bird’s eye view on farm size and biodiversity. American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

41 – Levers C, Romero-Muñoz A, Baumann M, De Marzo, T, Fernández PD, Gasparri NI, Gavier-Pizarro GI, le Polain de Waroux Y, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Semper-Pascual A & Kuemmerle T (accepted). Agricultural expansion and the ecological marginalization of forest-dependent people. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

40 – Pech L, Levers C, Buscher K & Walker BB (accepted). Armed conflict and cross-border asymmetries in urban development: a contextualized spatial analysis of Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Gisenyi, Rwanda. Land Use Policy.

39 – Law E, Macchi L, Baumann M, Decarre J, Gavier-Pizarro GI, Levers C, Mastrangelo ME, Murray F, Müller D, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Torres R, Wilson KA & Kuemmerle T (accepted). Fading opportunities for mitigating agriculture-environment trade-offs in a South American deforestation hotspot. Biological Conservation.

38 – Neumann W, Levers C, Widemo F, Singh N, Cromsigt J & Kuemmerle T (accepted). Hunting as land use – understanding the spatial associations of hunting, agriculture and forestry. Ecology and Society.

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2021

37 – Pacheco-Romero M, Kuemmerle T, Levers C, Alcaraz-Segura D & Cabello J (2021). Integrating inductive and deductive analysis to identify and characterize archetypical social-ecological systems and their changes. Landscape and Urban Planning, 215, pp 104199. Link

36 – Mehrabi Z, McDowell M, Ricciardi V, Levers C, Martinez JD, Mehrabi N, Wittman H, Ramankutty N & Jarvis A (2021). The global digital divide in data-driven farming. Nature Sustainability, 4, pp 154-160. Link

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2020

35 – Helfenstein J, Diogo V, Bürgi M, Verburg PH, Swart R, Mohr F, Debonne N, Levers C & Herzog F (2020). Conceptualizing pathways to sustainable agricultural intensification. Advances in Ecological Research, 63, pp 161-192. Link

34 – Barral M, Villarino S, Levers C, Baumann M, Kuemmerle T & Mastrangelo M (2020). Widespread and major losses in multiple ecosystem services as a result of agricultural expansion in the Argentine Chaco. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57(12), pp 2485-2498. Link

33 – Romero-Muñoz A, Benítez-López A, Zurell D, Baumann M, Camino M, Decarre J, del Castillo H, Giordano AJ, Gómez-Valencia B, Levers C, Noss AJ, Quiroga V, Thompson J, Torres R, Velilla M, Weiler A & Kuemmerle T (2020). Increasing synergistic effects of habitat destruction and hunting on mammals over three decades in the Gran Chaco. Ecography, 43(7), pp 954-966. Link

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2019

32 – Heuck C, Herrmann C, Levers C, Leitão PJ, Krone O, Brandl R & Albrecht J (2019). Wind turbines in high quality habitat cause disproportionate increases in collision mortality of the white-tailed eagle. Biological Conservation, 236, pp 44-51. Link

31 – Macchi L, Baumann M, Bluhm H, Baker M, Levers C, Grau HR & Kuemmerle T (2019). Thresholds in forest bird communities along woody vegetation gradients in the South American Dry Chaco. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56(3), pp 629–639. Link

30 – Levers C & Müller D (2019). Mapping Export-Oriented Crop Production. In: Friis C. & Nielsen J.Ø. (Eds.), Telecoupling – Exploring Land-Use Change in a Globalised World. Palgrave Studies in Natural Resource Management. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers Ltd, Cham, Switzerland. pp. 89-113. Link

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2018

29 – Torrella S, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Levers C, Ginzburg R, Gavier-Pizarro G & Kuemmerle T (2018). Multi-scale spatial planning to maintain forest connectivity in the Argentine Chaco in the face of deforestation. Ecology and Society, 23(4): 37. Link

28 – Kuemmerle T, Levers C, Bleyhl B, Olech W, Perzanowski K, Reusch C & Kramer-Schadt S (2018). One size does not fit all: European bison habitat selection across herds and spatial scales. Landscape Ecology, 33(9), pp 1559–1572. Link

27 – Schulp CJE, Levers C, Kuemmerle T, Tieskens K & Verburg PH (2018). Mapping and modelling past and future land use change in Europe’s cultural landscapes. Land Use Policy, 80, pp 332-344. Link

26 – Sabatini FM, Burrascano S, Keeton WS, Levers C, Lindner M, Pötzschner F, Verkerk PJ, Bauhus J, Buchwald E, Chaskovsky O, Debaive N, Horváth F, Garbarino M, Grigoriadis N, Lombardi F, Marques Duarte I, Meyer P, Midteng R, Mikac S, Mikolas M, Motta R, Mozgeris G, Nunes L, Panayotov M, Ódor P, Ruete A, Simovski B, Stillhard J, Svoboda M, Szwagrzyk J, Tikkanen O-P, Volosyanchuk R, Vrska T, Mladenov Zlatanov T & Kuemmerle T (2018). Where are Europe’s last primary forests? Diversity and Distributions, 24, pp 1426-1439. Link

25 – Baumann M, Levers C, Macchi L, Bluhm H, Waske B, Gasparri I & Kuemmerle T (2018). Mapping continuous fields of tree and shrub cover across the Gran Chaco using Landsat 8 and Sentinel-1 data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 216, pp 201-211. Link

24 – Levers C, Schneider M, Prishchepov AV, Estel S & Kuemmerle T (2018). Spatial variation in determinants of agricultural land abandonment in Europe. Science of the Total Environment, 644, pp 95-111. Link

23 – Estel S, Mader S, Levers C, Verburg PH, Baumann M & Kuemmerle T (2018). Combining satellite data and agricultural statistics to map grassland management intensity in Europe. Environmental Research Letters, 13(7), 074020. Link

22 – Rufin P, Levers C, Baumann M, Jägermeyr J, Krueger T, Kuemmerle T & Hostert P (2018). Global-scale patterns and determinants of cropping frequency in irrigation dam command areas. Global Environmental Change, 50, pp 110-122. Link

21 – Stürck J, Levers C, van der Zanden EH, Schulp CJE, Verkerk PJ, Kuemmerle T, Helming J, Lotze-Campen H, Tabeau A, Popp A, Schrammeijer E & Verburg PH (2018). Simulating and delineating future land change trajectories across Europe. Regional Environmental Change, 18(3), pp 733-749. Link

20 – Levers C, Müller D, Erb K-H, Haberl H, Jepsen MR, Metzger MJ, Meyfroidt P, Plieninger T, Plutzar C, Stürck J, Verburg PH, Verkerk PJ & Kuemmerle T (2018). Archetypical patterns and trajectories of land systems in Europe. Regional Environmental Change, 18(3), pp 715-732. Link

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2017

19 – Gerstner K, Levers C, Kuemmerle T, Václavík T, Pereira HM & Seppelt R (2017). Assessing land-use effects on European plant diversity using a biome-specific countryside species-area model. Diversity and Distributions, 23(10), pp 1193-1203. Link

18 – Tieskens KF, Schulp CJE, Levers C, Lieskovský J, Kuemmerle T, Plieninger T & Verburg PH (2017). Characterizing European cultural landscapes: Accounting for structure, management intensity and value of agricultural and forest landscapes. Land Use Policy, 62, pp 29-39. Link

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2016

17 – Müller D, Haberl H, Bartels LE, Baumann M, Beckert M, Levers C, Schierhorn F, Zscheischler J, Havlík P, Hostert P, Mertz O & Smith P (2016). Competition for land-based ecosystem services: Trade-offs and synergies. In: Niewöhner J, Bruns A, Hostert P, Krüger T, Nielsen JØ, Haberl H, Lauk C, Lutz J, & Müller D (Eds.), Land Use Competition: Ecological, Economic and Social Perspectives. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp. 127-147. Link

16 – Levers C, Butsic V, Verburg PH, Müller D & Kuemmerle T (2016). Drivers of changes in agricultural land-use intensity in Europe. Land Use Policy, 58, pp 380-393. Link

15 – Kuemmerle T, Levers C, Erb K-H, Estel S, Jepsen MR, Müller D, Plutzar C, Stürck J, Verkerk PJ, Verburg PH & Reenberg A (2016). Hotspots of land-use change in Europe. Environmental Research Letters, 11(6), 064020. Link

14 – Smaliychuk A, Müller D, Prishchepov AV, Levers C, Kruhlov I & Kuemmerle T (2016). Recultivation of abandoned agricultural lands in Ukraine: Patterns and drivers. Global Environmental Change, 38, pp 70-81. Link

13 – van der Zanden EH, Levers C, Verburg PH & Kuemmerle T (2016). Representing composition, spatial structure and management intensity of European agricultural landscapes: A new typology. Landscape and Urban Planning, 150, pp 36-49. Link

12 – Estel S, Kuemmerle T, Levers C, Baumann M & Hostert P (2016). Mapping cropland-use intensity across Europe using MODIS NDVI time series. Environmental Research Letters, 11(2), 024015. Link

11 – Plutzar C, Kroisleitner C, Haberl H, Fetzel T, Bulgheroni C, Beringer T, Hostert P, Kastner T, Kuemmerle T, Lauk C, Levers C, Lindner M, Moser D, Müller D, Niedertscheider M, Paracchini M-L, Schaphoff S, Verburg PH, Verkerk PJ & Erb K-H (2016). Changes in the spatial patterns of human appropriation of net primary production (HANPP) in Europe 1990-2006. Regional Environmental Change, 16(5), pp 1225-1238. Link

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pre 2016

10 – Verkerk PJ, Levers C, Kuemmerle T, Lindner M, Valbuena R, Verburg PH & Zudin S (2015). Data from: Mapping wood production in European forests. Forest Ecology and Management. Link

9 – Verkerk PJ, Levers C, Kuemmerle T, Lindner M, Valbuena R, Verburg PH & Zudin S (2015). Mapping wood production in European forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 357, pp 228-238. Link

8 – Kehoe L, Kuemmerle T, Meyer C, Levers C, Václavík T & Kreft H (2015). Global patterns of agricultural land-use intensity and vertebrate diversity. Diversity and Distributions, 21(11), pp 1308-1318. Link

7 – Mouchet MA, Levers C, Zupan L, Kuemmerle T, Plutzar C, Erb K-H, Lavorel S, Thuiller W & Haberl H (2015). Testing the Effectiveness of Environmental Variables to Explain European Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Richness across Biogeographical Scales. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0131924. Link

6 – Estel S, Kuemmerle T, Alcántara C, Levers C, Prishchepov AV & Hostert P (2015). Mapping farmland abandonment and recultivation across Europe using MODIS NDVI time series. Remote Sensing of Environment, 163, pp 312-325. Link

5 – Plieninger T, Levers C, Mantel M, Costa A, Schaich H & Kuemmerle T (2015). Patterns and Drivers of Scattered Tree Loss in Agricultural Landscapes: Orchard Meadows in Germany (1968-2009). PLoS ONE, 10(5), e0126178. Link

4 – Levers C, Verkerk PJ, Müller D, Verburg PH, Butsic V, Leitão PJ, Lindner M & Kuemmerle T (2014). Drivers of forest harvesting intensity patterns in Europe. Forest Ecology and Management, 315, pp 160-172. Link

3 – Nützmann G, Levers C & Lewandowski J (2013). Coupled groundwater flow and heat transport simulation for estimating transient aquifer-stream exchange at the lowland River Spree (Germany). Hydrological Processes, 28(13), pp 4078-4090. Link

2 – Kuemmerle T, Erb K-H, Meyfroidt P, Müller D, Verburg PH, Estel S, Haberl H, Hostert P, Jepsen MR, Kastner T, Levers C, Lindner M, Plutzar C, Verkerk PJ, van der Zanden EH & Reenberg A (2013). Challenges and opportunities in mapping land use intensity globally. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5(5), pp 484-493. Link

1 – Fobil JN, Levers C, Lakes T, Loag W, Kraemer A & May J (2012). Mapping Urban Malaria and Diarrhea Mortality in Accra, Ghana: Evidence of Vulnerabilities and Implications for Urban Health Policy. Journal of Urban Health, 89(6), pp 977-991. Link

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