Péter ÓDOR, DSc

head of department, scientific advisor
IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
odor.peter [at] ecolres.hu
+36 28 360-122, 360-147 / 139
Brief description of the main scopes: 

Relationships between forest stand structure and forest biodiversity. Importance of dead wood in forest biodiversity (mainly bryophytes and fungi). Long-term monitoring of bryophyte community dynamics. Effect of forest management on microclimate and biodiversity.

Main profile in keywords: 
forest ecology, bryophyte ecology, forest biodiversity, vegetation dynamics, dead wood
Selected publications:


Tinya, F., Kovács, B., Aszalós, R., Tóth, B., Csépányi, P., Németh, Cs., Ódor, P. (2020): Initial regeneration success of tree species after different forestry treatments in a sessile oak-hornbeam forest Forest Ecology and Management 459: 117810.


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


Heilmann-Clausen, J., Aude, E., van Dort, K., Christensen, M., Piltaver, A., Veerkamp, M., Walleyn†, R., Siller, I., Standovár, T., Ódor, P. (2014): Communities of wood-inhabiting bryophytes and fungi on dead beech logs in Europe – reflecting substrate quality or shaped by climate and forest conditions? Journal of Biogeography 41: 2269-2282.


Ódor, P., Heilmann-Clausen, J., Christensen, M., Aude, E., van Dort, K.W., Piltaver, A., Siller, I., Veerkamp, M.T., Walleyn, R., Standovár, T., van Hees, A.F.M., Kosec, J., Matočec, N., Kraigher, H., Grebenc, T. (2006): Diversity of dead wood inhabiting fungi and bryophytes in semi-natural beech forests in Europe. Biological Conservation 131: 58-71.