IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
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Brief description of the main scopes: 

Effects of stand structure and forest management on forest microclimate.
Biodiversity consequences of forest management.
Effects of land-use history on forest biodiversity.
GIS application in ecological researches.

Main profile in keywords: 
forest ecology, forest biodiversity, microclimate, deadwood, GIS
Selected publications:


Tinya, F., Kovács, B., Bidló, A., Dima, B., Király, I., Kutszegi, G., Lakatos, F., Mag, Zs., Márialigeti, S., Nascimbene, J., Samu, F., Siller, I., Szél, Gy., Ódor, P. (2021): Environmental drivers of forest biodiversity in temperate mixed forests – A multi-taxon approach Science of the Total Environment 795: 148720.


Bence Kovács, Flóra Tinya, Csaba Németh, Péter Ódor (2020): Unfolding the effects of different forestry treatments on microclimate in oak forests: results of a 4-year experiment Ecological Applications 30(2): e02043.


Elek, Z., Kovács, B., Aszalós, R., Boros, G., Samu, F., Tinya, F., Ódor, P. (2018): Taxon-specific responses to different forestry treatments in a temperate forest. Scientific Reports 8, 16990.
Kovács, B., Tinya, F., Guba, E., Németh, Cs., Sass, V., Bidló, A., Ódor, P. (2018): The short-term effects of experimental forestry treatments on site conditions in an oak–hornbeam forest. Forests 9: 406


Kovács, B., Tinya, F., Ódor, P. (2017): Stand structural drivers of microclimate in mature temperate mixed forests Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 234–235: pp. 11–21.