Publications (international journals or monographs)

Sumava natural forests

UNAR P., DANĚK P., ADAM D., PALOČKOVÁ L., HOLÍK J. (2023): Can deadwood be preferred to soil? Vascular plants on decaying logs in diferent forest types in Central Europe. European Journal of Forest Research. [Available online ].

KÄBER Y., BIGLER C., HILLERISLAMBERS J., HOBI M., NAGEL T. A., AAKALA T., BLASCHKE M., BRANG P., BRZEZIECKI B., CARRER M., CATEAU E., FRANK G., FRAVER S., IDOATE-LACASIA J., HOLÍK J., KUCBEL S., LEYMAN A., MEYER P., MOTTA R., ŠAMONIL P., SEEBACH L., STILLHARD J., SVOBODA M., SZWAGRZYK J., VANDEKERKHOVE K., VOSTAREK O., ZLATANOV T., BUGMANN H. (2023): Sheltered or suppressed? Tree regeneration in unmanaged European forests. Journal of Ecology, Volume 111. Issue 10: 2281-2295. [Available online ].

UNAR P., JANIK D., ADAM D., HOLÍK J. (2022): Changes in tree layer and altitudinal distribution of herbaceous species in temperate old-growth forests over 30 years. iForest 15: 206–212. [Available online ].

ŠAMONIL P., DANĚK P., LUTZ J.A., ANDERSON-TEIXEIRA K., JAROŠ J., PHILLIPS J.D., ROUSOVÁ A., ADAM D., LARSON A.J., KAŠPAR J., JANIK D., VAŠÍČKOVÁ I., GONZÁLES-AKRE E., EGLI M. (2022): Tree Mortality may Drive Landscape Formation: Comparative Study from Ten Temperate Forests. [Available online ].

LANGER E., BĚŤÁK J., HOLEC J., KLUG A., RIEBESEHL J. (2022): Kneiffiella altaica and Kneiffiella subaltaica sp. nov. – a rare species found in European old-growth forests and a closely related new species from North America. Nova Hedwigia Vol. 115 (2022), Issue 1-2: 205–225. [Available online ].

DANĚK P., ŠAMONIL P., HORT L. (2022): Forest floor alteration by canopy trees and soil wetness drive regeneration of a spruce-beech forest. Forest Ecology and Management 504: 119802. [Available online ].

BUSSE A., CIZEK L., ČÍŽKOVÁ P., DRAG L., DVORAK V., FOIT J., HEURICH M., HUBENÝ P., KAŠÁK J., KITTLER F., KOZEL P., LETTENMAIER L., NIGL L., PROCHÁZKA J., ROTHACHER J., STRAUBINGER C., THORN S., MÜLLER J. (2022): Forest dieback in a protected area triggers the return of the primeval forest specialist Peltis grossa (Coleoptera, Trogossitidae). Conservation Science and Practice, Volume 4, Issue 2. [Available online ].

VAŠÍČKOVÁ I., ŠAMONIL P., KAŠPAR J., ROMÁN-SÁNCHEZ A., CHUMAN T., ADAM D. (2021): Dead or alive: drivers of wind mortality initiate multiple disturbance regime in a temperate primeval mountain forest. Forests, 12, 1599. [Available online ].

KAŠPAR J., TUMAJER J., ŠAMONIL P., VAŠÍČKOVÁ I. (2021): Species-specific climate-growth interactions determine tree species dynamics in mixed Central European mountain forests. Environmental Research Letters. [Available online ].

BĚŤÁK J., HOLEC J., BERAN M., RIEBESEHL J. (2021): Ecology and distribution of Kneiffiella curvispora (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota) in Central Europe and its phylogenetic placement. Nova Hedwigia, Band 113, Heft 1-2 (2021), 161–189. [Available online ].

PHILLIPS J.D., ŠAMONIL P. (2021): Biogeomorphological Domination of Forest Landscapes: An example from the Šumava Mountains, Czech Republic. Geomorphology 383, 107698. [Available online ].

PROCHÁZKA J., ČERNÝ L., ČÍŽKOVÁ P., KLETEČKA Z., DVOŘÁK V. (2020): Rediscovery of the rare saproxylic beetle Peltis grossa (Linnaeus, 1758), Coleoptera: Trogossitidae, in the Šumava National Park and its occurrence in surrounding area. Silva Gabreta 26: 33-49. [PDF]

PROCHÁZKA J. (2020): Saproxyličtí a epigeičtí brouci pralesovitého porostu Stožec-Medvědice v NP Šumava. Silva Gabreta 26: 15-31. [PDF]

KAŠPAR J., ŠAMONIL P., KRŮČEK M., DANĚK P. (2020): Changes in the radial growth of trees in relation to biogeomorphic processes in an old-growth forest on flysch, Czechia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 45, 2761–2772. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4928.

KAŠPAR J., ŠAMONIL P., VAŠÍČKOVÁ I., ADAM D., DANĚK P. (2020): Woody species-specific disturbance regimes and strategies in mixed mountain temperate forests in the Šumava Mts., Czech Republic. European Journal of Forest Research 139: 97–109. DOI: 10.1007/s10342-019-01252-9.

HOLEC J., KUČERA T., BĚTÁK J., HORT L.   (2020): Macrofungi on large decaying spruce trunks in a Central European old-growth forest: what factors affect their species richness and composition? Mycological Progress 19: 53–66. DOI: 10.1007/s11557-019-01541-y.

ŠAMONIL P., PHILLIPS J.D., PAWLIK L. (2020): Indirect biogeomorphic and soil evolutionary effects of spruce bark beetle. Global and Planetary Change 195: 103317. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2020.103317.

ŠAMONIL P., PHILLIPS J.D., DANĚK P., BENEŠ V., PAWLIK L. (2020): Soil, Regolith, and Weathered Rock: Theoretical concepts and evolution in old-growth temperate forests, Central Europe. Geoderma 368: 114261. [Available online ].

Vašíčková I., Šamonil P., Král K., Fuentes Ubilla A.E., Daněk P., Adam D. (2019): Driving factors of the growth response of Fagus sylvatica L. to disturbances: A comprehensive study from Central-European old-growth forests. Forest Ecology and Management 444 (2019): 96–106.

Daněk P., Šamonil P., Vrška T. (2019): Four decades of the coexistence of beech and spruce in a Central European old-growth forest. Which succeeds on what soils and why? Plant Soil (2019) 437: 257–272.

Krůček M., Trochta J., Cibulka M., Král K. (2019): Beyond the cones: How crown shape plasticity alters aboveground competition for space and light—Evidence from terrestrial laser scanning. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 264, 188–199.

Sabatini F.M. et al (2018): Where are Europe’s last primary forests? Diversity and Distributions 2018: 1-14.

Dornelas M., Anatao L.H. et al (2018): BioTIME: a database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 760-786.

Přívětivý T., Adam D., Vrška T. (2018): Decay dynamics of Abies alba and Picea abies deadwood in relation to environmental conditions. Forest Ecology and Management 427 (2018): 250-259.

Pawlik L., Šamonil P. (2018): Soil creep: the driving factors, evidence and significance for biogeomorphic and pedogenic domains and systems – a critical literature review. Earth-Science Reviews 178: 257-278.

Šamonil P. , Daněk P. , Senecká A., Adam D. , Phillips J.D. (2018): The biomechanical effects of trees in a temperate forest. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 43: 1063-1072.

Šamonil P., Daněk P., Adam D., Phillips J.D. (2017): Breakage or uprooting: how tree death type affects hillslope processes in old-growth temperate forests. Geomorphology 299 (2017): 76–84.

Táborská M., Procházková J., Lengyel A., Vrška T., Hort L., Ódor P. (2017): Wood-inhabiting bryophyte communities are influenced by different management intensities in the past. Biodiversity Conservation 26: 2893-2909.

Vašíčková I., Šamonil P., Fuentes Ubilla A. E., Král K., Daněk P., Adam D. (2016): The true response of Fagus sylvatica L. to disturbances: A basis for the empirical inference of release criteria for temperate forests. Forest Ecology and Management 374: 174-185.

Daněk P, Šamonil P., Phillips J.D. (2016): Geomorphic controls of soil spatial complexity in a primeval mountain forest in the Czech Republic. Geomorphology 273 (2016): 280–291.

Král K., McMahon S.M., Janík D., Adam D., Vrška T. (2014): Patch mosaic of developmental stages in central European natural forests along vegetation gradient. Forest Ecology and Management 330: 17–28.

Trochta J., Král K., Janík D., Adam D. (2013): Arrangement of terrestrial laser scanner positions for area-wide stem mapping of natural forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 43 (999): 355–363.

Vrška T., Šamonil P., Unar P., Hort L., Adam D., Král K., Janík D. (2012): Dynamika vývoje pralesovitých rezervací v ČR III – Šumava a Český les (Diana, Stožec, Boubínský prales, Milešický prales) / Developmental dynamics of virgin forest reserves in the Czech Republic III – Šumava Mts. and Český les Mts. (Diana, Stožec, Boubín virgin forest, Milešice virgin forest). Academia, Praha, ISBN 978-80-200-1907-3.

Šebková B., Šamonil P. Janik D., Adam D., Král K., Vrška T., Hort L., Unar P. (2011): Spatial and volume patterns of an unmanaged submontane mixed forest in Central Europe: 160 years of spontaneous dynamics. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 873–885.

Šamonil P., Vrška T. (2008): Long term vegetation dynamics in the Šumava Mts. Natural spruce-fir-beech forests. Plant Ecology 196: 197–214.

Vrška T., Hort L., Odehnalová P., Adam D., Horal D. (2001): Boubín virgin forest after 24 years (1972–1996) – development of tree layer. Journal of Forest Science 47: 439–459.

Vrška T., Hort L., Odehnalová P., Adam D., Horal D. (2001): Milešice virgin forest after 24 years (1972–1996). Journal of Forest Science 47: 255–276.