Experimental Plant Ecology

Ilka Beil

PhD Student

phone: +49 (0)3834 - 4204119

fax: +49 (0)3834 - 864046

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Research Interests

  • Plant phenology
  • Winter ecology and dormancy
  • Plant ecology in general



Kaczka, R. J., Spyt, B., Janecka, K., Beil, I., Büntgen, U., Scharnweber, T., Nievergelt, D. & Wilmking, M.
Different Maximum Latewood Density and Blue Intensity measurements techniques reveal similar results.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dendro.2018.03.005

Henry, H.A.L., Abedi, M., Alados, C.L., Beard, K.H., Fraser, L.H., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Kulmatiski, A., Lamb, E.G., Sun, W., Vankoughnett, M.R., Venn, S., Werner, C., Beil, I., Blindow, I., Dahlke, S., Dubbert, M., Effinger, A., Garris, H.W., Gartzia, M., Gebauer, T., Arfin Khan, M.A.S., Malyshev, A.V., Morgan, J., Nock, C., Paulson, J.P., Pueyo, Y., Stover, H.J. & Yang, X.
Increased soil frost versus summer drought as drivers of plant biomass responses to reduced precipitation: Results from a globally coordinated field experiment.
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0231-7


Teltewskoi, A., Beermann, F., Beil, I., Bobrov, A., De Klerk, P., Lorenz, S., Lüder, A., Michaelis, D. & Joosten, H.
4000 Years of Changing Wetness in a Permafrost Polygon Peatland (Kytalyk,NE Siberia): A Comparative High-Resolution Multi-Proxy Study.
Permafrost and Periglac. Process., 27: 76-95
DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1869


Myers-Smith, I. H., Hallinger, M.,  Blok, D., Sass-Klaassen, U., Rayback, S. A., Weijers, S., Trant, A., Naito, A. T., Tape, K. D., Wipf, S., Rixen, C., Dawes, M. A., Wheeler, J., Buchwal, A., Baittinger, C., Macias-Fauria, M., Forbes, B. C., Lévesque, E., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Beil, I., Ravolainen. V., & Wilmking, M.
Methods for measuring arctic and alpine shrub growth: A review.

Earth-Science Reviews, 140: 1-13
DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.10.004

Beil, I., Buras, A., Hallinger, M., Smiljanic, M., & Wilmking, M.
Shrubs tracing sea surface temperature - Calluna vulgaris on the Faroe Islands.
International Journal of Biometeorology 59 (11): 1567-1575
DOI: 10.1007/s00484-015-0963-4