Roland Pape


Fakultet for teknologi, naturvitenskap og maritime fag
Institutt for natur, helse og miljø
Campus Bø ()
Som vegetasjons/landskapsøkolog med sterk bakgrunn i øko-klimatologi er jeg interessert i de romslige og tidlige mønstrer og prosesser i landskapet, med spesielt fokus på alpine områder.


Fagfellevurderte artikler


DOBBERT, S., PAPE, R., LÖFFLER, J. (2021) Contrasting Growth Response of Evergreen and Deciduous Arctic-Alpine Shrub Species to Climate Variability. Ecosphere (accepted).


SANDHAGE-HOFMANN, A., LÖFFLER, J., KOTZE, E., WEIJERS, S., WINGATE, V., WUNDRAM, D., WEIHERMÜLLER, L., PAPE, R., DU PREEZ, C. C. & AMELUNG, W. (2020) Woody Encroachment and Related Soil Properties in Different Tenure-Based Management Systems of Semiarid Rangelands. Geoderma, 372, 114399.

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2020) Thermal Niche Predictors of Alpine Plant Species. Ecology, 101, e02891. Doi:10.1002/ecy.2891


HEIN, N., PÉTILLON, J., PAPE, R., FEILHAUER, H., VANSELOW, K. A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2019) Broad-Scale Rather than Fine-Scale Environmental Variation Drives Body Size in a Wandering Predator (Araneae, Lycosidae). Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 51, 315–326.

FRINDTE, K., PAPE, R., WERNER, K., LÖFFLER, J. & KNIEF, C. (2019) Temperature and Soil Moisture Control Microbial Community Composition in an Arctic-Alpine Ecosystem along Elevational and Micro-Topographic Gradients. The ISME Journal. Doi: 10.1038/s41396-019-0409-9.


ZIMMERMANN, S., DUBOVYK, O., OLDENBURG, C., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2018) Lichen Cover Mapping in Southern Norway—An Analysis with Remote Sensing and GIS. GIS Science, 2, 6071.

WEIJERS, S., PAPE, R., LÖFFLER, J. & MYERS-SMITH, I. H. (2018) Contrasting Shrub Species Respond to Early Summer Temperatures Leading to Correspondence of Shrub Growth Patterns. Environmental Research Letters. Doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaa5b8


PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2017) Determinants of Arctic-Alpine Pasture Resources—The Need for a Spatially and Functionally Fine-Scaled Perspective. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 99, 353370. Doi: 10.1080/04353676.2017.1368833


PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2016) Towards a Process-Based Biogeography of Reindeer: Scaling Space, Time, and Organizational Levels of Space Use. Norwegian Journal of Geography, 70, 230246. Doi: 10.1080/00291951.2016.1203018

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2016) Broad-Scale Assumptions on Available Pasture Resources and Reindeer´s Habitat Preferences Shown to be Decoupled from Ecological Reality of Arctic-Alpine Landscapes. Erdkunde, 70, 169192.

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2016) Spatial Patterns of Alpine Phytomass, Primary Productivity, and related Calorific Resources. Ecosphere, 7 (6), e01347. Doi:10.1002/ecs2.1347.


PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Seasonality of Habitat Selection Shown to Buffer Alpine Reindeer Pastoralism Against Climate Variability. Ecosphere, 6 (12), 260. Doi: 10.1890/ES15-00169.1

PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2015) Ecological Dynamics in Habitat Selection of Reindeer—An Interplay of Spatial Scale, Time, and Individual Animal´s Choice. Polar Biology, 38, 18911903.Doi: 10.1007/s00300-015-1750-8


HEIN, N., PAPE, R., FINCH, O.-D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2014) Alpine Activity Patterns of Mitopus morio (Fabricius, 1779) are Induced by Variations in Temperature and Humidity at Different Scales in Central Norway. Journal of Mountain Science, 11, 644655. Doi: 10.1007/s11629-013-2913-0


PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2012) Climate Change, Land Use Conflicts, Predation and Ecological Degradation as Challenges for Reindeer Husbandry in Northern Europe—What Do We Really Know After Half a Century of Research? Ambio, 41, 421434. Doi: 10.1007/s13280-012-0257-6.


LÖFFLER, J., ANSCHLAG, K., BAKER, B., FINCH, O.-D., DIEKKRÜGER, B., WUNDRAM, D., SCHRÖDER, B., PAPE, R. & LUNDBERG, A. (2011) Mountain Ecosystem Response to Global Change. Erdkunde, 65, 191215. Doi: 10.3112/erdkunde.2011.02.06


WUNDRAM, D., PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2010) Alpine Soil Temperature Variability at Multiple Scales. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 42, 117128. Doi: 10.1657/1938-4246-42.1.117


PAPE, R., WUNDRAM, D. & LÖFFLER, J. (2009) Modelling Near-Surface Temperature Conditions in High Mountain Environments—An Appraisal. Climate Research, 39, 99109. Doi: 10.3354/cr00795


BÄR, A., PAPE, R., BRÄUNING, A. & LÖFFLER, J. (2008) Growth-Ring Variations of Dwarf Shrubs Reflect Regional Climate Signals in Alpine Environments rather than Micro-Climatic Differences. Journal of Biogeography, 35, 625636. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01804.x

FINCH, O.-D., LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2008) Assessing the Sensitivity of Melanoplus frigidus(Boheman, 1846) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) to Different Weather Conditions: A Modelling Approach Focussing on Development Times. Insect Science, 15, 167178. Doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7917.2008.00198.x

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2008) Diversity Patterns in Relation to the Environment in Alpine Tundra Ecosystems of Northern Norway. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 40, 373381. Doi: 10.1657/1523-0430(06-097) 


LÖFFLER, J., PAPE, R. & WUNDRAM, D. (2006) The Climatologic Significance of Topography, Altitude and Region in High Mountains—A Survey of Oceanic-Continental Differentiations of the Scandes. Erdkunde, 60, 1524. Doi: 10.3112/erdkunde.2006.01.02


PAPE, R. & LÖFFLER, J. (2004) Spatio-Temporal Near-Surface Temperature Variation in High Mountain Landscapes. Ecological Modelling, 178, 483501. Doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2004.02.019

LÖFFLER, J. & PAPE, R. (2004) Across Scale Temperature Modelling Using a Simple Approach for the Characterisation of High Mountain Ecosystem Complexity. Erdkunde, 58, 331348. Doi: 10.3112/erdkunde.2004.04.04

LÖFFLER, J., LUNDBERG, A., RÖSSLER, O., BRÄUNING, A., JUNG, G., PAPE, R. & WUNDRAM, D. (2004) The Alpine Treeline under Changing Land Use and Changing Climate: Approach and Preliminary Results from Continental Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geography, 58, 183193. Doi: 10.1080/00291950410002421