Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)

  • Droevendaalsesteeg 10

    6708 PB Wageningen


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The scientists at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) perform basic and strategic ecological research on individual organisms, populations, ecological communities and ecosystems. 

NIOO's reseachers and students study animal -, plant - and microbial ecology in terrestrial and freshwater environments. The multidisciplinary collaboration within this diverse group of ecologists has created unique opportunities to develop the broad, comprehensive approaches needed to solve complex ecological problems.


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    Research Output

    101 Dothideomycetes genomes: A test case for predicting lifestyles and emergence of pathogens

    Haridas, S., Albert, R., Binder, M., Bloem, J., LaButti, K., Salamov, A., Andreopoulos, B., Baker, S. E., Barry, K., Bills, G., Bluhm, B. H., Cannon, C., Castanera, R., Culley, D. E., Daum, C., Ezra, D., González, J. B., Henrissat, B., Kuo, A., Liang, C. & 19 others, Lipzen, A., Lutzoni, F., Magnuson, J., Mondo, S. J., Nolan, M., Ohm, R. A., Pangilinan, J., Park, H-J., Ramírez, L., Alfaro, M., Sun, H., Tritt, A., Yoshinaga, Y., Zwiers, L-H., Turgeon, B. G., Goodwin, S. B., Spatafora, J. W., Crous, P. W. & Grigoriev, I. V., Jun 2020, In : Studies in Mycology. 96, p. 141 - 153

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Abiotic and Biotic Soil Legacy Effects of Plant Diversity on Plant Performance

    Kostenko, O. & Bezemer, T. M., 2020, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 8, fevo.2020.00087.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
    64 Downloads (Pure)

    Aboveground plant metabolomic responses to plant-soil feedbacks and herbivory

    Huberty, M. D., Choi, Y. H., Heinen, R. & Bezemer, T. M., 2020, In : Journal of Ecology. 108, 4, p. 1703-1712

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 85 Downloads (Pure)



    van der Heijden, M.

    01/01/1980 → …

    Project: Research

    NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biology FY 2013

    Ouyang, J.


    Project: Research


    Data from: Resting metabolic rate in migratory and non-migratory geese following range expansion; go south, go low

    Eichhorn, G. (Creator), Enstipp, M. R. (Creator), Georges, J. (Creator), Hasselquist, D. (Creator) & Nolet, B. A. (Creator), Dryad, 24 May 2019


    Data compilation of soil respiration, moisture, and temperature measurements from global warming experiments from 1994-2014

    Carey, J. C. (Creator), Tang, J. (Creator), Templer, P. H. (Creator), Kroeger, K. D. (Creator), Crowther, T. W. (Creator), Burton, A. J. (Creator), Dukes, J. S. (Creator), Emmett, B. (Creator), Frey, S. D. (Creator), Heskel, M. A. (Creator), Jiang, L. (Creator), Machmuller, M. B. (Creator), Mohan, J. (Creator), Panetta, A. M. (Creator), Reich, P. B. (Creator), Wang, X. (Creator), Allison, S. D. (Creator), Bamminger, C. (Creator), Bridgham, S. D. (Creator), Collins, S. L. (Creator), de Dato, G. (Creator), Eddy, W. C. (Creator), Enquist, B. J. (Creator), Estiarte, M. (Creator), Harte, J. (Creator), Henderson, A. (Creator), Johnson, B. R. (Creator), Larsen, K. S. (Creator), Luo, Y. (Creator), Marhan, S. (Creator), Melillo, J. M. (Creator), Peñuelas, J. (Creator), Pfeifer-Meister, L. (Creator), Poll, C. (Creator), Rastetter, E. (Creator), Reinmann, A. B. (Creator), Reynolds, L. L. (Creator), Schmidt, I. K. (Creator), Shaver, G. R. (Creator), Strong, A. L. (Creator), Suseela, V. (Creator) & Tietema, A. (Creator), USGS, 2016


    AFLP and MS-AFLP data for Spartina alterniflora and Borrichia frutescens collected from three habitats (i.e. low, medium, and high salt) within five sites, respectively, on Sapelo Island, GA in May 2011

    Foust, C. M. (Creator), Preite, V. (Creator), Schrey, A. W. (Creator), Alvarez, M. (Creator), Robertson, M. H. (Creator), Verhoeven, K. (Creator) & Richards, C. L. (Creator), 2016



    1st Prize Oral Presentation

    Luuk P.A. Van Gerven (Recipient), 17 Oct 2014

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic

    1st prize PE&RC Publication Award 2015

    Jan J. Kuiper (Recipient), 05 Nov 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic

  • 1st runner up Young Scientist Oral Presentation Award

    Jasper Wubs (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic


    Genetics of seasonal timing in the great tit

    Marcel E. Visser (Supervisor)

    31 Jan 2024

    Activity: Teaching/Examination/SupervisionPhD candidate supervision

    Reviewer grant proposal

    Bart A. Nolet (Advisor)

    10 Jan 2020

    Activity: Expert adviceAcademic

    Press / Media

    Vluchtende Paardenbloemen


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    De vierde laag


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other

    “We moeten niet koste wat het kost willen behouden wat we hebben”

    (Liesbeth) E.S. Bakker


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment