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Prof. Dr. Steven Higgins

Prof. Dr. Steven Higgins

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Plant Ecology Group

Head of the Chair of Plant Ecology

Research interests:

  • processes that influence the distribution and dynamics of plants
  • the role that plants play in the Earth system
  • development of capacities to predict future states of the terrestrial land-surface

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Plant Ecology Group

Selected publications


Article in a journal (peer-reviewed)

Schweiger, Andreas; Nürk, Nicolai; Beckett, Heath; Liede-Schumann, Sigrid; Midgley, Guy F.; Higgins, Steven
The eco‐evolutionary significance of rainfall constancy for facultative CAM photosynthesis
in New Phytologist volume 230 (2021) issue 4. - page 1653-1664
doi:10.1111/nph.17250 ...

February, Edmund Carl; Higgins, Steven
Rapid Leaf Deployment Strategies in a Deciduous Savanna
in PLoS One volume 11 (2016) issue 6
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157833 ...

Pachzelt, Adrian; Rammig, Anja; Higgins, Steven; Hickler, Thomas
Coupling a physiological grazer population model with a generalized model for vegetation dynami ...
in Ecological Modelling volume 263 (2013) . - page 92-102
doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.04.025 ...

Higgins, Steven; Bond, William J.; Trollope, Winston S. W.; Williams, Richard J.
Physically motivated empirical models for the spread and intensity of grass fires
in International Journal of Wildland Fire volume 17 (2008) issue 5. - page 595-601
doi:10.1071/WF06037 ...

Schurr, Frank M.; Bond, William J.; Midgley, Guy F.; Higgins, Steven
A mechanistic model for secondary seed dispersal by wind and its experimental validation
in Journal of Ecology volume 93 (2005) issue 5. - page 1017-1028
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2005.01018.x ...

Beukes, Pierre C.; Cowling, Richard M.; Higgins, Steven
An ecological economic simulation model of a non-selective grazing system in the Nama Karoo, So ...
in Ecological Economics volume 42 (2002) issue 1/2. - page 221-242
doi:10.1016/S0921-8009(02)00055-1 ...

Gambiza, James; Bond, William J.; Frost, Peter G. H.; Higgins, Steven
Special Selection: Land use options in dry tropical woodland ecosystems in Zimbabwe : A simulat ...
in Ecological Economics volume 33 (2000) issue 3. - page 353-368
doi:10.1016/S0921-8009(00)00145-2 ...

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Plant Ecology Group

Prof. Dr. Steven Higgins

Phone: +49-921-55-2570
E-mail: Steven.Higgins@uni-Bayreuth.de
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