Külling, N., Adde, A., Fopp, F., Schweiger, A.K., Broennimann, O., Rey, P.-L., Giuliani, G., Goicolea, T., Petitpierre, B., Zimmermann, N.E., Pellissier, L., Altermatt, F., Lehmann, A., Guisan, A., 2024. SWECO25: a cross-thematic raster database for ecological research in Switzerland. Scientific Data 11, 21.


Janzen J., Laliberté E., Carteron A., Beauchamp-Rioux R., Blanchard F., Crofts A., Girard A., Hacker P., Pardo J., Schweiger A.K., Demers-Thibeault S., Coops N, Kalacska M., Vellend M. & Bruneau A., 2023. Evolutionary history explains foliar spectral differences between mycorrhizal types. New Phytologist 

Adde A., Rey P-L., Fopp F., Petitpierre B., Schweiger A.K., Broennimann O., Lehmann A., Zimmermann N.E., Altermatt F., Pellissier L. & Guisan A., 2023. Too many candidates: embedded covariate selection procedure for species distribution modelling with the covsel R package. Ecological Informatics 75, 102080. 

Kothari S., Beauchamp-Rioux R., Blanchard F., Crofts A., Girard, A., Guilbeault-Mayers X., Hacker P., Pardo J., Schweiger A.K., Demers-Thibeault S., Bruneau A, Coops N., Kalacska M., Vellend M. & Laliberté E., 2023. Predicting leaf traits across functional groups using reflectance spectroscopy. New Phytolologist, 238: 549-566. 


Kothari S. & Schweiger A.K., 2022. Grime review: Plant spectra as integrative measures of plant phenotypes. Journal of Ecology 00, 1– 19. 

Schweiger A.K. & Laliberté E., 2022. Plant beta-diversity across biomes captured by imaging spectroscopy. Nature Communications 13, 2767,  

Risch A.C., Page-Dumroese D.S., Schweiger A.K., Beattie J., Curran M.P., Finer L., Firn J.L., Hyslop M.D., Lembrechts, J., Schütz M., Wang W.W., Terry T.A. & Jurgensen M.F., 2022. Global controls of wood decomposition on and in forest soils. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 5, 

Sapes G., Lapadat C., Schweiger A.K., Juzwik J., Montgomery R., Gholizadeh H., Townsend P.A., Gamon J.A. & Cavender-Bares J., 2022. Canopy spectral reflectance detects oak wilt decline at landscape scale using phylogenetic discrimination. Remote Sensing of Environment 273, 112961,   

Cavender-Bares J., Schweiger A.K., Townsend P.A., Gamon J.A., Madritch M.D., Gholizadeh H., Wang Z., Helzer K. & Hobbie S.E., 2022. Remotely detected aboveground plant function predicts belowground processes in two prairie diversity experiments. Ecological Monographs 00(00):e01488. 


Schweiger A.K., Cavender-Bares J., Townsend P.A., Hobbie S.E., Madritch M.D., Grossman J.J., Gholizadeh H., Wang R. & Gamon J.A., 2021. Coupling spectral and resource-use complementarity in experimental grassland and forest communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 288(1958):20211290. 

Nagy R.C., Balch J.K; Bissell, E.K., Cattau M.E, Glenn N. F., Halpern B.S., Ilangakoon N., Johnson B., Joseph M.B, Marconi S., O’Riordan C., Sanovia J., Swetnam T.L., Travis W.R., Wasser L.A., Woolner E., Zarnetske P., Abdulrahim M., Adler J., Barnes G., Bartowitz J., Blake R.E., Bombaci S.P., Brun J., Buchanan J.D., Chadwick K.D., Chapman M.S., Chong S.S., Chung Y.A., Corman J.R., Schweiger A.K., et al., 2021. Harnessing the NEON data revolution to advance open environmental science with a diverse and data‐capable community. Ecosphere, 12(12):e03833. 

Kitzes J., Blake R., Bombaci S.P., Chapman M., Duran S.M., Huang T., Joseph M.B., Lapp S., Marconi S., Oestreich W.K., Rhinehart T.A., Schweiger A.K., Song Y., Surasinghe T., Yang D. & Yule K., 2021. Expanding NEON biodiversity surveys with new instrumentation and machine learning approaches. Ecosphere 12(11):e03795-e03795.  


Meireles J.E., O'Meara B., Schweiger A.K., Schrodt F., Singh A., Schaepman M., Asner G., Townsend P., Gamon J., Ustin S. & Cavender-Bares J., 2020. Leaf reflectance spectra capture the evolutionary history of seed plants. New Phytologist 228(2), 485-493. 

Schweiger A.K., Lussier Desbiens A., Charron G., La Vigne H. & Laliberté E., 2020. Foliar sampling with a UAS reveals spectral and functional trait differences within tree crowns. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.   

Girard A., Schweiger A.K., Kalacska, M. & Laliberté E., 2020. Influence of nitrogen deposition on leaf functional traits and spectral properties of bog plants. Remote Sensing 12(15), 2448. 

Laliberté E., Schweiger A.K. & Legendre P., 2020. Partitioning plant spectral diversity into alpha and beta components. Ecology Letters 23(2), 370-380. 


Gholizadeh H., Gamon J.A., Townsend P.A., Zygielbaum A.I., Helzer J.C., Hmimina G.Y., Yu R., Moore R.M., Schweiger A.K. & Cavender-Bares J., 2019. Detecting prairie biodiversity with airborne remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment 221, 38-49. 

Wang Z., Townsend P.A., Schweiger A.K., Couture J.J., Singh A., Hobbie S.E. & Cavender-Bares J., 2019. Mapping foliar functional traits and their uncertainties across three years in a grassland experiment. Remote Sensing of Environment 221, 405-416. 


Schweiger A.K., Cavender-Bares J., Townsend P.A., Hobbie S.E., Madritch M.D., Wang R., Tilman D. & Gamon J.A., 2018. Plant spectral diversity integrates functional and phylogenetic components of biodiversity and predicts ecosystem function. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 

Wang R., Gamon J.A., Schweiger A.K., Cavender-Bares J., Townsend P.A., Zygielbaum A.I. & Kothari S., 2018. Influence of species richness, evenness, and composition on optical diversity: A simulation study. Remote Sensing of Environment 211, 218-228. 

Gholizadeh H., Gamon J.A., Zygielbaum A.I., Wang R., Schweiger A.K. & Cavender-Bares J., 2018. Remote sensing of biodiversity: Soil correction and data dimension reduction methods improve assessment of α-diversity (species richness) in prairie ecosystems. Remote Sensing of Environment 206, 240-253. 


Cavender-Bares J., Gamon J.A., Hobbie S.E., Madritch M.D., Meireles J.E., Schweiger A.K. & Townsend P.A., 2017. Harnessing plant spectra to integrate the biodiversity sciences across biological and spatial scales. American Journal of Botany 104(7), 966-969. 

Deacon, N.J., Grossman, J.J., Schweiger A.K., Armour I. & Cavender-Bares J., 2017. Genetic, morphological, and spectral characterization of relictual Niobrara River hybrid aspens (Populus× smithii). American Journal of Botany 104(12), 1878-1890. 

Stavros E.N., Schimel D., Pavlick R., Serbin S., Swann A., Duncanson L., Fisher J.B., Fassnacht F., Ustin S., Dubayah R., Schweiger A.K. & Wenneberg P., 2017. ISS observations offer insights into plant function. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 

Sachser F., Nopp-Mayr U., Zohmann M., Schweiger A.K., Grünschachner-Berger V. & Immitzer M., 2017. Searching the right tie—Expert-based vs. statistical niche modeling for habitat management at the alpine treeline ecotone. Ecological engineering 100, 107-119. 

Schweiger A.K., Schütz M., Risch A.C., Kneubühler M., Haller R. & Schaepman M.E., 2017. How to predict plant functional types using imaging spectroscopy: Linking vegetation community traits, plant functional types and spectral response. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8(1), 86-95. 

Schweiger A.K., Schütz M., Anderwald P., Schaepman M.E., Kneubühler M., Haller R. & Risch A.C., 2015. Foraging ecology of three sympatric ungulate species - Behavioural and resource maps indicate differences between chamois, ibex and red deer. Movement Ecology 3, 6.   

Schweiger A.K., Risch A.C., Damm A., Kneubühler M., Haller R., Schaepman M.E. & Schütz M., 2015. Using imaging spectroscopy to predict above-ground plant biomass in alpine grasslands grazed by large ungulates. Journal of Vegetation Science 26:175-190. 

Anderwald P., Herfindal I., Haller R.M., Risch A.C., Schütz M., Schweiger A.K. & Filli, F., 2015. Influence of migratory ungulate management on competitive interactions with resident species in a protected area. Ecosphere 6(11), 1-18. 

Fatehi P., Damm A., Schweiger A.K., Schaepman M.E. & Kneubühler M., 2015. Mapping alpine aboveground biomass from imaging spectrometer data: a comparison of two approaches. IEEE JSTARS 8:3123-3139. 

Kneubühler M., Damm A., Schweiger A.K., Risch A.C., Schütz M. & Schaepman M.E., 2014. Continuous fields from imaging spectrometer data for ecosystem parameter mapping and their potential for animal habitat assessment in alpine regions. IEEE JSTARS 7:2600-2610. 

Kneubühler, M., Damm, A., Schweiger A.K., Fatehi, P. and Schaepman, M. E. (2013) Ecosystem parameter mapping in Swiss National Park based on a continuous fields approach. IGARSS IEEE, 2013,1774-1777.  

Schweiger A.K., Nopp-Mayr U. & Zohmann M., 2012. Small-scale habitat use of black grouse (Tetrao tetrix L.) and rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta helvetica Thienemann) in the Austrian Alps. European Journal of Wildlife Research 58:35-45.  

book chapters

Schweiger A.K. 2020. Spectral field campaigns: Planning and data collection. In Remote Sensing of Plant Biodiversity (eds. Cavender-Bares J., Gamon J.A., Townsend P.A.), Springer International Publishing. 

Cavender-Bares J., Schweiger A.K., Pinto-Ledezma J. & Meireles J.M., 2020. Applying remote sensing to biodiversity science. In Remote Sensing of Plant Biodiversity (eds. Cavender-Bares J., Gamon J.A., Townsend P.A.), Springer International Publishing.