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Publication list dr. Maarten J.J.E. Loonen
Arctic Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Jong, M. de, I.B.R. Scheiber, N.W. van den Brink, A. Braun, K. Matson, J. Komdeur & M.J.J.E. Loonen (2017) Indices of stress and immune function in Arctic barnacle goslings (Branta leucopsis) were impacted by social isolation but not a contaminated grazing environment. Science of the Total Environment 601–602: 132–141 download
  • Buij, R., T.C.P. Melman, M.J.J.E. Loonen & A.D. Fox (2017) Balancing ecosystem function, services and disservices resulting from expanding goose populations. Ambio 46 (Suppl. 2): S301-S318. download
  • Moe, B., S.A. Hanssen, G.W. Gabrielsen & M.J.J.E. Loonen (2016) Fugleovervåkning ved etablering av nytt geodesieanlegg ved Ny-Ålesund. Årsrapport for 2015. NINA Rapport 1228. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E.(2016) Het arctisch onderzoek aan ganzen, steltlopers en zeevogels. In: Buma, A.G.J., A.J.M. Scheepstra & R. Bintanja (eds.) Door de kou bevangen. Vijftig jaar Nederlands onderzoek in de poolgebieden. Uitgeverij MaRiSuDa, Lelystad: 168-177.download
  • Huiskes, A., M.J.J.E. Loonen & J. Rozema(2016) Terrestrisch onderzoek tijdens het vierde Internationale Pooljaar. In: Buma, A.G.J., A.J.M. Scheepstra & R. Bintanja (eds). Door de kou bevangen. Vijftig jaar Nederlands onderzoek in de poolgebieden. Uitgeverij MaRiSuDa, Lelystad: 182-185.download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E.(2016) Een onthoofde voedselpyramide. In: Hacquebord, L., E. Postma & E. Verheul. Met de Zr.Ms.Zeeland op expeditie naar Jan Mayen: 40-45.download
  • Singh, S.M., M. Tsjui, P. Gawas-Sakhalker, M.J.J.E. Loonen, & T. Hoshino (2015) Bird feather fungi from Svalbard Arctic. Polar Biology DOI 10.1007/s00300-01501804-y download
  • Moe, B., S.A. Hanssen, G.W. Gabrielsen & M.J.J.E. Loonen (2015) Fugleovervåkning ved etablering av nytt geodesieanlegg ved Ny-Ålesund. Årsrapport for 2014. NINA Rapport 1140. download
  • Sandström, C.A.M., J. Prop, H. van der Jeugd & M.J.J.E. Loonen (2014) Baseline immune activity is associated with date rather than moult stage in the arctic-brreeding barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis). PLoS ONE 9 (12): e114812. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114812 download
  • Fivez, L. (2014) Biogeochemical cycling in wetlands. Goose influences. Ph. D. dissertation Universiteit Antwerpen
    - Fivez, L., J. Teuchles, M. Loonen, N. Boon & P. Meire (2014) Geese are directing the plant and microbial communities of their arctic forage habitat (paper 1).  - Fivez, L. M. Loonen & P. Meire (2014) Different mechanisms of goose influence both accelerate and retard the decomposition process in an arctic wetland (paper 2).  - Fivez, L., I. Janssens, M. Loonen, P. Boeckx & P. Meire (2014) Geese impact on the nitrogen cycle and especially on the fate of litter nitrogen in arctic wetlands (paper 3).  - Fivez, L. J. Teuchies, M. Loonen & P. Meire (2014) Influence of goose grazing on plant availability of nutrients (paper 4). download
  • Moe, B., S.A. Hanssen, G.W. Gabrielsem & M.J.J.E. Loonen (2014) Fugleovervåkning ved etablering av nytt geodesieanlegg ved Ny-Ålesund. Årsrapport for 2013. NINA Rapport 1018. download
  • Hayashi K., E.J. Cooper, M.J.J.E. Loonen, A.W. Kishimoto-Mo, T. Motohka M.Uchida, & T. Makatsubo (2013) Potential of Svalbard reindeer winter droppings for emission/absorption of methane and nitrous oxide during summer. Polar Science. online http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polar.2013.11.00 download
  • Jonker, R.M., R.H.S. Kraus, Q. Zhang, P. van Hooft, K. Larsson, H.P. van der Jeugd, R.H.J.M. Kurvers, S.E. van Wieren, M.J.J.E. Loonen, R.P.M.A. Crooijmans, R.C. Ydenberg, M.A.M. Groenen & H.H.Th. Prins (2013) Genetic consequences of breaking migratory traditions in barnacle geese Branta leucopsis. Molecular Ecology 22:5835-5847. download
  • Weijman, A.C.M. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2013) Plaagdieren op Spitsbergen. Dierplagen 16 (3):22-25. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E., M. Kaczmarska, K. Holmén & R. Rønneberg (2013) Svalbard Scientific Coordination and Integration Plan. Deliverable 8.1, report. Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System - Prepratory Phase SIOS-PP. download
  • Sandström, C.A.M., A.G.J. Buma, B.J. Hoye, J. Prop, H. van der Jeugd, B. Voslamber, J. Madsen, M.J.J.E. Loonen (2013) Latitudinal variability in the seroprevalence of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii in non-migrant and Arctic migratory geese. Veterinary Parasitology 194: 9-15. download
  • Weijers, S., I.G. Alsos, P. Bronken Eidesen, R. Broekman, M.J.J.E. Loonen & J. Rozema (2012) No divergence in Cassiope tetragona: persistence of growth response along a latitudinal temperature gradient and under multi-year experimental warming. Annals of Botany 110: 653-665. download
  • Jonker, R.M., Q. Zhang, P. van Hooft, M.J.J.E. Loonen, H.P. van der Jeugd, R.P.M.A. Crooijmans, M.A.M. Groenen, H.H.Th. Prins & R.H.S. Kraus (2012) The development of a genome wide SNP set for the Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis. PLoS ONE 7(7): e38412. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038412 download
  • Dolnik, O.V., B.J. Metzger & M.J.J.E. Loonen (2011) Keeping the clock set under the midnight sun: diurnal periodicity and synchrony of avian Isospora parasites cycle in the High Arctic. Parasitology 138 (9): 1077-1081. download
  • Hahn, S., M. J.J.E. Loonen & M. Klaassen (2011) The reliance on distant resources for egg formation in high Arctic breeding barnacle geese Branta leucopsis. J. Avian Biol. 42: 159-168. download
  • Sjögersten, S., van der Wal, R., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Woodin, S.J. (2011) Recovery of ecosystem carbon fluxes and storage from herbivory. Biochemistry 106(3): 357-370. download
  • Stech, M., Kolvoort, E., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Vrieling, K. & Kruijer, J.D. (2011) Bryophyte DNA sequences from faeces of an arctic herbivore, barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis). Molecular Ecology Resources 11(2): 404-408. download
  • Fox, A.D., Ebbinge, B.S., Mitchell, C., Heinicke, T., Aarvak, T., Colhoun, K., Clausen, P., Dereliev, S., Faragó, S., Koffijberg, K., Kruckenberg, H., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Madsen, J., Mooij, J., Musil, P., Nilsson, L., Pihl S., & Van der Jeugd, H. (2010) Current estimates of goose population sizes in western Europe, a gap analysis and an assessment of trends. Ornis svecica 20: 115-127. download
  • Coulson, S., Gabrielsen, G.W., Hübner, C.E. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (eds) (2010) Terrestrial ecosystems - a flagship programme for Ny-Ålesund. Concluding document from workshop 6-8 May 2009. Svalbard Science Forum. Brief report series Norwegian Polar Institute no. 20. download
  • Stech, M., Kolvoort, E., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Vrieling, K. & Kruijer, J.D. (2011) Bryophyte DNA sequences from faeces of an arctic herbivore, barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis). Molecular Ecology Resources 11(2): 404-408. download
  • Hübner, C.E., Tombre, I.M., Griffin, L.R., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Shimmings, P. & Jónsdóttir, I.S. (2010) The connectivity of spring stopover sites for geese heading to arctic breeding sites. Ardea 98: 145-154. download
  • Sjögersten, S., Kuijper, D.P.J., van der Wal, R., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Huiskes, A.H.L. & Woodin, S.J. (2010) Nitrogen transfer between herbivores and their forage species. Polar Biology 33: 1195-1203 download
  • Kuijper, D.P.J., Ubels, R. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (2009) Density-dependent switches in diet: a likely mechanism for negative feedbacks on goose population increase? Polar Biology 32: 1789-1803. download
  • van Liere, D.W., van Eekeren, N.W.M. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2009) Feeding preferences in Greylag Geese and the effect of activated charcoal. Journal of Wildlife Management 73: 924-931. download
  • Kruckenberg, H., Kondratyev, A., Mooij, J.H., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Stahl, J. & Zöckler C. (2009) Antiprädationsverhalten von Weisswangengänsen auf Kolguyev und Svalbard. Osnabrücker Naturwissenschaftliche Mitteilungen 35: 59-68. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2008) Linnaeus as biologist. The importance and limitations of Linnaean Systematics in biology. Tijdschrift voor Skandinavistiek 29 (1-2): 145-152. download
  • Bos, D., Loonen, M.J.J.E. & Bakker, J.P. (2008) Fertilisation of coastal grasslands and capacity for accomodating geese. Vogelwelt 129: 141-146. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E., Zöckler, C. & Ebbinge, B. (2007) Goose populations. Arctic Report Card 2007. view full pdf
  • Prestrud, K.W., Kjetil Åsbakk, K., Eva Fuglei, E., Torill Mørk, T., Audun Stien A., Ropstad, E., Tryland, M., Gabrielsen, G.W., Lydersen, C., Kovacs, K.M., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Sagerup, K., & Oksanen A. (2007) Serosurvey for Toxoplasma gondii in arctic foxes and possible sources of infection in the high Arctic of Svalbard. Vet. Parasitol. 150: 6-12. download
  • Dolnik, O.V. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2007) Isospora plectrophenaxia n. sp (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), a new coccidian parasite found in Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) nestlings on Spitsbergen. Parasitology Research 101: 1617-1619. download
  • Van Geest, G.J., Hessen, D.O., Spierenburg, P., Dahl-Hansen, G.A.P., Christensen, G., Faerovig, P.J., Brehm, M., Loonen, M.J.J.E. & Van Donk, E. (2007) Goose-mediated nutrient enrichment and planktonic grazer control in arctic freshwater ponds. Oecologia 153: 653-662. download
  • O'Connell, M.J., Huiskes A.H.L., Loonen M.J.J.E., Madsen J., Klaassen M. & M. Rounsevell (2006) Developing an integrated approach to understanding the effects of climate change and other environmental alterations at a flyway level. Waterbirds around the world. Eds. G.C. Boere, C.A. Galbraith & D.A. Stroud. The Stationary Office, Edinburgh, Uk. pp. 385-397. download
  • Dolnik, O.V. & Loonen M.J.J.E. 2006. First finding of Tyzerria parvula (Kotlàn, 1993) Klimeš, 1963 (Protozoa: Coccidiida) in Barnacle Geese (Branta leucopsis Bechstein, 1803) on Spitsbergen. Zoosystematica Rossica, 15: 214. download
  • Kuijper, D.P.J., Bakker, J.P., Cooper, E.J., Ubels, R., Jónsdóttir, I.S. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2006) Intensive grazing by Barnacle geese depletes High Arctic seed bank. Can. J. Bot. 84: 995-1004. download
  • Pezzanite, B., Rockwell, R.F., Davies, J.C. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. & Seguin, R.J. (2005) Has habitat degradation affected foraging behaviour and reproductive success of lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens)? Ecoscience 12: 439-446. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. 2005. Arctic geese: quick meals for predators: Geese, the green wave and the price of parenthood. In: Seeking Nature's Limits: Ecologists in the field (Ed. by Drent R., Bakker J.P., Piersma T. & Tinbergen J.M.), pp. 73-78. KNNV Publishing, Utrecht. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2005) Grenzen verleggen. In: Boschman N., Hacquebord L. & Veluwenkamp J.W. (eds.) Het topje van de ijsberg: 35 jaar Arctisch Centrum (1970-2005). Barkhuis Publishing, Groningen .Circumpolar Studies 2: 96-101 (in Dutch with English summary). download
  • Bos D., Loonen M.J.J.E., Stock M., Hofeditz F., van der Graaf A.J. & Bakker J.P. (2005) Utilisation of Wadden Sea salt marshes by geese in relation to livestock grazing. Journal for Nature Conservation 13: 1-15. download
  • Cope, D.R., Loonen M.J.J.E., Rowcliffe J.M. & Pettifor R.A. (2005) Larger barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis) are more efficient feeders: a possible mechanism for observed body size - fitness relationships. Journal of Zoology 265: 37-42. download
  • Zielke, M., Loonen M.J.J.E. & Solheim, B. (2004) Response of nitrogen fixation and biomass productivity on long-term grazing and fertilazation by Barnacle geese (Branta leucposis) in high arctic tundra vegetation. In: Zielke, M. Diversity and nitrogen fixation activity of cyanobacterial communities in terrestrial arctic ecosystems. Doctoral thesis, Tromsø. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Tromsø, Norway. download
  • Cooper E., Jónsdóttir I.S., Chaput D., Kuijper D., Loonen M.J.J.E., Pahud A., Sjögersten S., Ubels R., Van der Wal R., Woodin S., Huiskes A. (2004). Climate change and goose grazing on Svalbard's tundra. ACIA International Symposium on Climate Change in the Arctic. Reykjavik, Iceland, 9-12 November 2004. download
  • Bakker J.P., Bos D., Drent R.H. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (2003) Rotganzen tussen polder en kwelder. De Levende Natuur 104: 24-29. (in Dutch) download
  • Graaf, A.J. van der, Bos D., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Engelmoer, M. & Drent, R.H. (2002) Short-term and long-term facilitation of goose grazing by livestock in the Dutch Wadden Sea area. Journal of Coastal Conservation 8:179-188. download
  • Stahl J., Bos D. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (2002) Foraging along a salinity gradient - the effect of tidal inundation on site choice by dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla and Barnacle Geese B. leucopsis. Ardea 90: 201-212. download
  • Loonen M.J.J.E. & Bos D. (2002) Geese in the Wadden Sea: the effect of grazing on habitat preference? In: Essink K, van Leeuwe M, Kellerman A, Wolff WJ (eds) . Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries, The Hague. download
  • van der Wal, R., van Lieshout, S.M.J., & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2001) Herbivore impact on moss depth, soil temperature and arctic plant growth. Polar Biology 24: 29-32. download
  • Drost, A., Kruckenberg, H. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2001) Untersuchungen zur Störungsempfindlichkeit arktischer Nonnengänse während der Brut- und Mauserzeit. Vogelkdl. Ber. Niedersachs. 33: 137-142. download
  • Drost, A. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2000) Verstoringsgevoeligheid van brandganzen in de ruitijd. Circumpolar Journal 15 (2): 12-19. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E., van Turnhout, C., Voslamber B. & Willems F. (2001) Twelve years neckcollars of Greylag Geese in The Netherlands. Publication on the SOVON internet site. view
  • Stahl, J., Tolsma, P.H., Loonen, M.J.J.E. & Drent, R.H. (2000) Subordinates explore but dominants profit: resource competition in high arctic barnacle goose flocks. Animal behaviour 61: 257-264. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2000) Broeden in de kou: ganzen, groene golven en kosten van ouderschap. In: Tinbergen, J., Bakker, J., Piersma, T. & Van den Broek, J. De onvrije natuur: verkenningen van natuurlijke grenzen. Pp. 45-50. KNNV uitgeverij. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E., Bruinzeel, L.W., Black, J.M. & Drent, R.H. (1999) The benefit of large broods in Barnacle geese: a study using natural and experimental manipulations. J. Anim. Ecol. 68: 753-768. download
  • Veen, I. van der, Jeugd, H.P. van der & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1999) Rain limits food supply for temperate breeding barnacle geese Branta leucopsis. Wildfowl 50: 57-67. download
  • Bakker, C. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1998) The influence of goose grazing on the growth of Poa arctica: overestimation of overcompensation. Oikos 82: 459-466. download
  • Wal, R. van der & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1998) Goose droppings as food for reindeer. Can. J. Zool. 76: 1117-1122. download
  • Tombre, I.M., Mehlum, F. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1998) The Kongsfjorden colony of barnacle geese: Nest distribution and the use of breeding islands 1980-1997. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 200: 67-79. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E., Tombre, I.M. & Mehlum, F. (1998) Development of an arctic barnacle goose colony: interactions between density and predation. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 200: 67-79. download
  • Tombre, I.M., Black, J.M. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1998) Critical components in the dynamics of a barnacle goose colony: A sensitivity analysis. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 200: 57-65. download
  • Stahl, J. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1998) The effects of predation risk on site selection of barnacle geese during brood-rearing. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 200: 91-98. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. & Solheim, B. (1998) Does arctic vegetation change when grazed by barnacle geese? A pilot study. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 200: 99-103. download
  • Drent, R.H., Black, J.M., Loonen & Prop, J. (1998) Barnacle geese Branta leucopsis on Nordenskiöldkysten, western Spitsbergen - in thirty years from colonisation to saturation. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 200: 105-114. download
  • Black, J.M., Cooch, E.G., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Drent, R.H. & Owen, M. (1998) Body size variation in barnacle goose colonies: Evidence for local saturation of habitats. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 200: 67-79. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1997) Goose breeding ecology. Overcoming successive hurdles to raise goslings. Ph. D. thesis, University of Groningen.
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E., Oosterbeek, K., Drent, R.H. (1997) Variation in growth of young and adult size in barnacle geese Branta leucopsis: evidence for density dependence. Ardea 85: 177-192. download
  • Loonen M.J.J.E. & de Vries, C. (1995) A sedentary population of Greylag Geese Anser anser in the SW-Netherlands. Limosa 68: 11-14. In Dutch with English summary. download
  • Bishop, C.M., Butler, P.J., El Haj, A.J., Egginton S. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (1996) The morphological development of the locomotor and cardiac muscles of the migratory barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis). J. Zool., Lond. 239: 1-15. download
  • Williams, T.D., Loonen, M.J.J.E. & Cooke F. (1994) Fitness consequences of parental behavior in relation to offspring number in a precocial species: the lesser snow goose. The Auk 111(3): 563-572. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E., Zijlstra M. & van Eerden, M.R. (1991) Timing of wing moult in Greylag Geese in relation to availability of their food plants. Ardea 79: 253-260. download
  • Van Eerden, M.R., Zijlstra M. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (1991) Individual patterns of staging during autumn migration in relation to body condition in Greylag Geese Anser anser in the Netherlands. Ardea 79: 261-264. download
  • Voslamber B., Zijlstra M., Beekman J.H. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (1993) Migration of different populations of Greylag Geese Anser anser through The Netherlands: differences in area preference and timing in 1988. Limosa 66: 89-96. In Dutch with English summary. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1991) Brandganzen onderzoek op Spitsbergen. Avicultura 105 (7): 33-35. download
  • Prop, J. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (1989) Goose flocks and food exploitation: the importance of being first. Acta XIX Congr. Int. Orn. (Ottawa): 1878-1887. download
  • Fresco, L.F.M., van Laarhoven, H.P.M., Loonen, M.J.J.E. & Moesker, T. (1987) Ecological modeling of short-term plant community dynamics under grazing with and without disturbance. In: Van Andel, J., Bakker, J.P. & Snaydon, R.W. Disturbance in Grasslands: causes, effects and processes. Pp. 149-166. Junk Publishers, Dordrecht. download

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  • Weijman, A.C.M. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2013) Plaagdieren op Spitsbergen. Dierplagen 16 (3):22-25. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2005) Grenzen verleggen. In: Boschman N., Hacquebord L. & Veluwenkamp J.W. (eds.) Het topje van de ijsberg: 35 jaar Arctisch Centrum (1970-2005). Barkhuis Publishing, Groningen .Circumpolar Studies 2: 96-101. download
  • Bakker J.P., Bos D., Drent R.H. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (2003) Rotganzen tussen polder en kwelder. De Levende Natuur 104: 24-29. download
  • Drost, A. & Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2000) Verstoringsgevoeligheid van brandganzen in de ruitijd. Circumpolar Journal 15 (2): 12-19. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (2000) Broeden in de kou: ganzen, groene golven en kosten van ouderschap. In: Tinbergen, J., Bakker, J., Piersma, T. & Van den Broek, J. De onvrije natuur: verkenningen van natuurlijke grenzen. Pp. 45-50. KNNV uitgeverij. download
  • Loonen M.J.J.E. & de Vries, C. (1995) De Grauwe Gans Anser anser als standvogel in ZW-Nederland. Limosa 68: 11-14. download
  • Voslamber B., Zijlstra M., Beekman J.H. & Loonen M.J.J.E. (1993) De trek van verschillende populaties Grauwe Ganzen Anser anser door Nederland: verschillen in gebiedskeuze en timing in 1988. Limosa 66: 89-96. download
  • Loonen, M.J.J.E. (1991) Brandganzen onderzoek op Spitsbergen. Avicultura 105 (7): 33-35. download

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