Contents of COENOSES, from 1986 to 1996

This page presents only the table of contents for Coenoses, but there is a more complete bibliographic analysis by Mucina & Mucina.
COENOSES was discontinued in 1999 and then merged with Abstracta Botanica to form a new journal, Community Ecology.


Goodall, D.W. Classification and ordination: their nature and role in taxonomy and community studies. 1986, 1: 3-9
Kenkel, N.C. Report on: 'Numerical Methods in the Study of Vegetation Systems'. 1986, 1: 10
Orlóci, L., Feoli, E., Lausi, D. & Nimis, P.L. Estimation of character structure convergence (divergence) in plant communities: a nested hierachical model. 1986, 1: 11-20
Lachance, M.A. & Starner, W.T. The community concept and the problem of non-trivial characterization of yeast communities. 1986, 1: 21-28
Wildi, O. The relational model for data bases in community studies. 1986, 1: 29-34
Dale, M.B., Beatrice, M., Venanzoni, R. & Ferrari, C. A comparison of some methods of selecting species in vegetation analysis. 1986, 1: 35-51
Stofella, S.L.Report on: 'Numerical Methods to Analyze Vegetation Data'. 1986, 1: 52
Feoli, E. & Ganis, P. Autocorrelation for measuring predictivity in community ecology: an example with structural and chorological data from mixed forest types in NE Italy. 1986, 1: 53-56


Swindel, B., Lloyd, R., Patil, G.P., Taillie, C. & Conde, L. U.S. National Forest Management Act, forest ecosystems diversity, and diversity profiles. 1987, 2:1-8
Podani, J. Computerized sampling in vegetation studies. 1987, 2: 9-18
Hinch, S.G. & Somers, K.M. An experimental evaluation of the effect of data centering, data standardization, and outlying observations on principal component analysis. 1987, 2: 19-23
Kenkel, N.C. & Booth, T. A comparison of presence-absence resemblance coefficients for use in biogeographical studies. 1987, 2: 25-30
Jancey, R.C. & Wells, T.C. Locality theory: the phenomenon and itssignificance. 1987, 2: 31-37
Michaelsen, J., Davis, F.W. & Borchert, M. A non-parametric method for analyzing hierarchical relationships in ecological data. 1987, 2: 39-48
Carnevale, N.J., Torres, P., Boccanelli, S.I. & Lewis, J.P. Halophilous communities and species distributions along environmental gradients in southeastern Santa Fé Province, Argentina. 1987, 2:49-60
Orlóci, L. Flexible gradient analysis: a note on ideas and an application. 1987, 2: 61-65
Fewster, P.H. Regression modelling of perturbation in some vegetation types. 1987, 2: 67-74
Bredenkamp, G.J. An overview of the major plant communities of the Manyeleti Game Reserve, Gazankulu, South Africa. 1987, 2: 75-84
Russo, T. Parental and oblique transmission and interaction between traits in the evolution of non- genetic traits: suggestions for a cultural ecology. 1987, 2: 85-95


Goodall, D.W. & Feoli, E. Application of probabilistic methods in the analysis of phytosociological data. 1988, 3: 1-9
Editors Report on: "Statistical and Computational Ecology": an international workshop. 1988, 3: 10
Dale, M.B. Knowing when to stop: cluster concept - concept cluster. 1988, 3: 11-32
Camiz, S. Expert systems: utility in community studies and examples. 1988, 3: 33-40
Petrakis, P. DAPROPHECO: a specialized database system for integrated studies in plant-hemiptera communities. 1988, 3: 41-53
Hull, V. & Lagonegro, M. AQUAMOD: an introductory purpose simulation model of plankton dynamics.1988, 3: 55-60
Bartoli, A. & Massari, G. Sampling mycocoenoses. 1988, 3: 61-68
André, H.M. Variable centered methods and community classification. 1988, 3: 69-78
Feoli, E., Ganis, P. & Zerihun Woldu Community niche, an effective concept to measure diversity of gradients and hyperspaces. 1988, 3: 79-82
Niven, B.S. The ecosystem as an algebraic category: a mathematical basis for theory of community and ecosystem in animal ecology. 1989, 3: 83-87.
Mucina, L., Cík, V. & Slavkovsky, P. Trend surface analysis and splines for pattern determination in plant communities. 1988, 3: 89-105
Kenkel, N.C. Introduction to Data Analysis: a comprehensive program package for personal computers. 1988, 3: 107-109
Carleton, T.J. DENT: A Pascal program for vegetation data entry into microcomputers. 1988, 3: 110
Podani, J. SYN-TAX III. A package of programs for data analysis in community ecology and systematics. 1988, 3: 111-119
Dale, M. Mutational and nonmutational similarity measures: a preliminary examination. 1988, 3: 121-133
Herben, T. & Li<212>ka, J. The use of multi-way contingency tables for the study of epiphytic lichen distribution. 1988, 3: 135-139
Feoli, E. & Zuccarello, V. Syntaxonomy: a source of useful fuzzy sets for environmental analysis? 1988, 3: 141-147
Levins, R. & Puccia, C.J. The controlling factor in biological communities. 1988, 3: 149-154
Biondini, M.E., Mielke, P.W. & Redente, E.F. Permutation techniques based on Euclidean analysis spaces: a new and powerful statistical method for ecological research. 1988, 3: 155-174
Kostoris, A. Assessment of DBH normality based on plotless sampling. 1988, 3: 175-180


Podani, J. A method for generating consensus partitions and its application to community classification. 1989, 4: 1-10
Jancey, R.C. The measurement of non-linear association in community descriptor sets. 1989, 4: 11-13
Shaukat, S.S. & Uddin, M. A comparison of principal component and factor analysis as ordination models with reference to a desert ecosystem. 1989, 4: 15-28
Lep<212>, J., Soldán, T. & Landa, V. Multivariate analysis of compositional changes in communities of Ephemeroptera (Insecta) in the Labe Basin, Czechoslovakia - a comparison of methods. 1989, 4: 29-37
Yu, S.X. & Orlóci, L. Species dispersions along soil gradients in a Cryptocarya community, Dinghushan, south China. 1989, 4: 39-45
Franceschi, E.A. Distribution of herbaceous communities of the river Paraná valley along an elevation gradient after a catastrophic flood. 1989, 4: 47-53
Dulová, M. & Okáli, I. Statistical evaluation of biocoenotic records: SOFIS and the Auchenorrhyncha file. 1989, 4: 55-58
Kenkel, N.C. Report on: The International Workshop on Mathematical Community Ecology. 1989, 4:59
Egziabher, T.B.G. The environmental variables which led to the ecological crisis in Ethiopia. 1989, 4: 61-67
Kenkel, N.C. Report on "Sampling and Data Analysis in Mediterranean Macchia Vegetation". 1989, 4: 68
Adler, G.H. & Wilson, M.L. Insular distributions of voles and shrews: the rescue effect and implications for species co-occurrence patterns. 1989, 4: 69-72
Arvanitis, L. G. & Reich, R.M. Sampling simulation with a microcomputer. 1989, 4: 73-80
Gatto, M. & S. Rinaldi Acid deposition and catastrophes in forests: a tree- nutrient model. 1989, 4: 81-90
Stergiou, K.I. A method to cope with collinearity of ecological data sets in community studies. 1989, 4: 91-94
Marsili-Libelli, S. Fuzzy clustering of ecological data. 1989, 4: 95-106
Diaz, S. & A. Acosta Floristic and diversity changes in the phanerophytic vegetation of Copacabana watershed (central Argentina) as a response to disturbance. 1989, 4: 107-111
Czárán, T. Coexistence of competiting populations along an environmental gradient: a simulation study. 1989, 4: 113-120
Margalef, R. On diversity and connectivity, as historical expressions of ecosystems. 1989, 4: 121-126
Niven, B.S. The animal niche: a formalized functional definition and its use in classifying niches. 1989, 4: 127-135
Neet, C.R. Niche overlap measures and hypothesis testing: a review with particular reference to empirical applications. 1989, 4: 137-144
Ying-Hen Hsieh Evolution of altruistic communities. 1989, 4: 145-147
Banyikwa, F.F. Species-habitat relationships in the Serengeti short grasslands, Tanzania. 1989, 4: 149-152
Van Tilborgh, T., van Straaten, D., Van Hecke, P. & Verheyen, R. Small-scale analysis of a marsh vegetation fed by seepage. 1989, 4: 153-162
Shaukat, S.S. A technique for species weighting and its utility in data reduction and minimization of misclassification. 1989, 4: 163-168
Boryslawski, Z. & Krusinska, E. Fuzzy linguistics concept in redescription of vegetation data. 1989, 4: 169-173
Kenkel, N.C. Report on "Numerical Methods and Models in Vegetation Biology". 1989, 4: 174
Goodall, D.W. Simulation modelling for ecological applications. 1989, 4: 175-180


Giavelli, G., Bodini, A. & Rossi, O. An extension of the complexity concept derived from the analysis of colonisation processes in small island environments. 1990, 5: 1-5
Ulanowicz, R.E. & Puccia, C.J. Mixed trophic impacts in ecosystems. 1990, 5: 7-16
Podani, J. Comparison of fuzzy classifications. 1990, 5: 17-21
Ganesalingam, S. Likelihood approach to clustering using unclassified initial sample. 1990, 5: 23-31
Jain, R.K. Fish species diversity and its relationship to distance from the coast line. 1990, 5: 33-35
Fischer, H.S. Simulating the distribution of plant communities in an alpine landscape. 1990, 5: 37-43
West, N.E. & Hatton, T.J. Relative influence of observer error and plot randomization on detection of vegetation change. 1990, 5: 45-49
Wildi, O. Sampling with multiple objectives and the role of spatial autocorrelation. 1990, 5: 51-60
Di Pasquale, C. A game theory model for food webs: time dependence in a predator/prey system. 1990, 5: 61-67
Lep<212>, J., Stra<212>kraba, M., Husák, <211>. & Bohác,J. Classification of sequences in community ecology - three case studies. 1990, 5: 69-77
Palmer, M.W. Spatial scale and patterns of species-environment relationships in hardwood forest of the North Carolina Piedmont. 1990, 5: 79-87
Palmer, M.W. Spatial scale and patterns of vegetation, flora and species richness in hardwood forests of the North Carolina piedmont. 1990, 5: 89-96
Bouxin, G. The measurement of horizontal patterns in vegetation: a review and proposals for models. 1990, 5: 97-112
Carnevale, N.J. & Torres, P.S. The relevance of physical factors on species distribution in inland salt marshes (Argentina). 1990, 5: 113-120
Luboobi, L.S. A population of insects infesting a stored quantity of wheat. 1990, 5: 121-124
Li Dianmo & Chen Xiaofeng Forest pest management strategies based on community models. 1990, 5: 125-129
Szathmáry, E., Hegedüs, C., Németh, G., Molnár, I. & Vida, G. The engangement of the Red Queen and King Midas in the phylogenerator model. 1990, 5: 131-141
Cabrera-Febola, W. Model of the spatial structure of rocky shore communities. 1990, 5: 143-147
Kenkel, N.C. Spatial competition models for plant populations. 1990, 5: 149-158
Yu, S.X. & Orlóci, L. On niche overlap and its measurement. 1990, 5: 159-165
Anonymous Report on Methods and Models in Landscape Ecology. 1990, 5: 166
Bredenkamp, G.J. & Theron, G.K. The vegetation of the fersiallitic soils of the Manyeleti Game Reserve. 1990, 5: 167-175
Conley, W. An "Institute for Theoretical Ecology" - Part I: What is "theoretical ecology" and why do we need it? 1990, 5: 177-179


Editors From the editors of Coenoses. 1991, 6: 1
Camiz, S. Reflections on spaces and relationships in ecological data analysis: effects, problems, possible solutions. 1991, 6: 3-13
Qiong Gao The minimum description length principle as applied to multivariate clustering analysis with isodata. 1991, 6: 15-20
Acosta, A., Díaz, S. & Cábido, M. Patch structure in natural grasslands of Córdoba Mountains (Argentine) in relation to different rock substrates. 1991, 6: 21-27
Palmer, A.R. Vegetation/environment relationships in the central area of the Cape Midlands, South Africa. 1991, 6: 29-38
Estabrook, G.F. The size of nature reserves and the number of long lived plant species they contain. 1991, 6: 39-45
Franceschi, E.A. & Lewis, J.P. Early stages in the Paraná River tall grassland recovery after an extraordinary flood. 1991, 6: 47-52
Conley, W. An Institute for Theoretical Ecology? Part II: The concept of "Center" - critique and a new design. 1991, 6: 53-60
Feoli, E. & Orlóci, L. The properties and interpretation of observations in vegetation study. 1991, 6: 61-70
Cavallini, F. Parameter-dependent equilibria in dynamic models of ecological communities. A qualitative approach with MACSYMA programs. 1991, 6: 71-78
Moskát, C. Multivariate plexus concept in the study of complex ecological data: an application to the analysis of bird- habitat relationships. 1991, 6: 79-89
Mazzoleni, S., French, D.D. & Miles, J. A comparative study of classification and ordination methods on successional data. 1991, 6: 91-101
Orlóci, L. On character-based plant community analysis: choice, arrangement, comparison. 1991, 6: 103-107
Conley, W. An Institute for Theoretical Ecology? Part III: Why we need it and what it should be like. 1991, 6: 109-112
Conley, W. An Institute for Theoretical Ecology? Part IV: "Computational workshops": a planned activity for theoretical ecology. 1991, 6: 113-120
Bradbury, R.H. Understanding Acanthaster. 1991, 6: 121-126
Zerihun Woldu Implications of photosynthetic pathways of some grass species in Ethiopia to landuse. 1991, 6: 127-130
Palmer, A.R. The potential vegetation of the upper Orange river, South Africa: concentration analysis and its application to rangeland assessment. 1991, 6: 131-138
Mueller-Dombois, D. Stand demography and vegetation change. 1991, 6: 139-141
Kenkel, N.C. A weighted tesselation model for studying plant population dynamics. 1991, 6: 143-149
Hauser, M. & Mucina, L. Spatial interpolation methods for interpretation of ordination diagrams. 1991, 6: 151-168
Spitaleri, R.M., Napoleone, I. & Contoli, L. A numerical approach for the evaluation of biotopes for conservational purposes. 1991, 6: 169-171
Conley, W. & Brunt, J.W. An Institute for Theoretical Ecology? Part V: Practical data management for cross-site analysis and synthesis of ecological information. 1991, 6: 173-180


Conley, W., Conley, M.R. & Karl, T.R. A computational study of episodic events and historical context in long-term ecological processes: climate and grazing in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. 1992, 7: 1-19
Fekete, G. The holistic view of succession reconsidered. 1992, 7: 21-29
Lagonegro, M., Hull, V., Falcucci, M. & Cignini, I. Simulating aquatic systems: a model of ecological processes. 1992, 7: 31-54
García, A., Carlos, G. & Bermudez, F.F. Vegetation, soil and management relations in meadow communities of the Valdeon Valley, Cordillera Cantábrica, Spain. 1992, 7: 55-60
Guillet, A. & Moll, E.J. Structural and biogeographical patterns of vegetation in equatorial Sudan. I. Terrestrial communities. 1992, 7: 61-73
Guillet, A. & Moll, E.J. Structural and biogeographical patterns of vegetation in equatorial Sudan. II. Physiognomic trends. 1992, 7: 75-80
Feoli, E. & Zuccarello, V. Fuzzy sets and structural changes in forest succession: an example from broad leaved forests of N.E. Italy. 1992, 7: 81-90
Wildi, O. On the use of Mantel's statistic and flexible shortest path adjustment in the analysis of ecological gradients. 1992, 7: 91-101
Niven, B.S. Formalization of some basic concepts of plant ecology. 1992, 7: 103-113
Chengyong Sun, Feoli, E. & Lagonegro, M. Measuring climatic niche width and overlap of vegetation types of China. 1992, 7: 115-119
Yu, S.X. & Orlóci, L. Niche breadth: an index of species environmental fitness. 1992, 7: 121-125
Bailey, R.C. Hierarchical analysis of community and habitat structure. 1992, 7: 127-135
Jianguo Wu Detecting spatial patterns: the net-function interpolation. 1992, 7: 137-143
Pucheta, E., Díaz, S. & Cábido, M. The effect of grazing on the structure of a high plateau grassland in central Argentina. 1992, 7: 145-152
Hill, M.O. Modelling vegetation succession in abandoned arable fields in Britain. 1992, 7: 153-159
Feoli, E. & Lagonegro, M. Testing for elliptical clusters in ecological multidimensional spaces. 1992, 7: 161-167
Scheuring, I. A population dynamical description of the self-thinning law. 1992, 7: 169-174
Xiaoshuang He Structural characteristics of forest vegetation in the northeastern Lesser Xingan Mountains, China. 1992, 7: 175-180


Menghi, M., Cábido, M., Acosta, A., Peco, B. & Pineda, F.D. Changes in pasture communities subject to burning in the Córdoba Mountains, Argentina. 1993, 8: 1-10
Crispi, G. & Mosetti, R. Adjoint estimation of aquatic ecosystem parameters. 1993, 8: 11-14
McClellan, Y. & Boecklen, W.J. Plant mediation of ant-herbivore associations: the role of sticky rings formed by Boerhavia spicata. 1993, 8: 15-20
Dale, M.R.T., Henry, G.H.R. & Young, C. Markov models of spatial dependence in vegetation. 1993, 8: 21-24
Novotny, V. What can be inferred from species diversity indices? 1993, 8: 25-26
Vetaas, O.R.Effect of spatial arrangement of environmental variables on ordination results from a disturbed humidity gradient in northeastern Sudan. 1993, 8: 27-37
Rousseau, R. & Van Hecke, P. Introduction of a species does not necessarily increase diversity. 1993, 8: 39-40
Fabricius, K.E. & Dale, M.B. Multispecies associations of symbionts on shalow water crinoids of the central Great Barrier Reef. 1993, 8: 41-52
De Patta Pillar, V. & Orlóci, L. Taxonomy and perception in vegetation analysis. 1993, 8: 53-66
Pizzolotto, R. Carabid beetle (Coleoptera, Carabidae) coenoses for evaluation of faunal resources and impact assessment in the Aspromonte National Park of Calabria (Italy). 1993, 8: 69-79
Sun Ping On identifying representative variables in ecosystem studies. 1993, 8: 81-84
Zupo, V. The use of feeding indices for the study of food webs: an application to a Posidonia oceanica ecosystem. 1993, 8: 85-95
Camiz, S. Computer assisted procedures for structuring community data. 1993, 8: 97-104
Chang Hsin-Shih & Yang Dian-an A study on climate-vegetation interaction in China: the ecological model for global change. 1993, 8: 105-119
De Leo, G.A. & Ferrari, I. Disturbance and diversity in a river zooplankton community: a neutral model analysis. 1993, 8: 121-129
Levins, R. & Adler, G.H. Differential diagnostics of island rodent populations. 1993, 8: 131-139
Orlóci, L. Conjectures and scenarios in recovery study. 1993, 8: 141-148
Kiflemariam, M. Dialectics of biological dimensionality and biological diversity. 1993, 8: 149-158
Yu, S.X. & Orlóci, L. Index of species environmental fitness: the niche breadth. 1993, 8: 159-164


Dale, M.B. & Dale, P.T. Classification with multiple dissimilarity matrices. 1994, 9: 1-13
Escudero, A., Pajarón, S. & Gavilán, R. Saxicolous communities in the Sierra del Moncayo (Spain): a classificatory study. 1994, 9: 15-24
Feoli, E. & Zuccarello, V. Naiveté of fuzzy system spaces in vegetation dynamics? 1994, 9: 25-32
Tóthmérész, B. Statistical analysis of spatial pattern in plant communities. 1994, 9: 33-41
Dale, M. Straightening the horseshoe: a Riemannian resolution? 1994, 9: 43-53
Izsák, J. & Papp, L. Numerical properties of jackknifed diversity indices tested on loose sets of coenological samples (Diptera, Drosophilidae). 1994, 9: 59-67
Orlóci, L. Global warming: the process and its anticipated phytoclimatic effects in temperate and cold zone. 1994, 9: 69-74
Palmer, A.R. & Orlóci, L. A contingency table model of vegetation: the mapping problem. 1994, 9: 75-79
Xiaoshuang He & Shaoquan Nie Canonical contingency table analysis of the vegetation along elevation gradients of the Greater Xingan Mountains, China. 1994, 9: 93-100
LoBue, G., Montacchini, F. & Ceruti, A. Macromycetes of the alpine belt: mycocoenological investigations in the Western Italian Alps by multivariate methods. 1994, 9: 103-153
Uddin, M., Atiqullah, M. & Shaukat, S.S. Sweep-out component analysis as an ordination model: an alternative to principal component analysis. 1994, 9: 155-158


Menghi, M. & Herrera, M. Major vegetational trends related to relief and hydrology in the Mar Chiquita wetlands. 1995, 10: 1-10
Torres, P.S., Barberis, I.M. & Lewis, J.P. Robustness of numerical methods for vegetation classification. 1995, 10: 11-16
Moraczewski, I.R., Borkowski, W. & Kierzek, A. Clustering geobotanical data with the use of a genetic algorithm. 1995, 10: 17-28
Fekete, G., Tuba, Z. & Précsényi, I. Application of three approaches to evaluate abundance and rarity in a sand grassland community. 1995, 10: 29-38
Pausas, J.G. & Feoli, E. Environment-vegetation relationships in the understory of Pyrennean Pinus sylvestris forests: I. An ordination approach. 1995, 10: 39-44
GeiŠelbrecht, J., Mucina, L. & Hiebinger, C.K. A Monte Carlo randomisation procedure for estimating the synchronity of growth-curves in plant-demography studies. 1995, 10: 45-49
Orlóci, L. Preface: special statistical ecology issue. 1995, 10: 53
Anonymous Profile: Guest Editor, Professor G.P. Patil. 1995, 10: 55-56
Patil, G.P. Silver jubilee of statistical ecology around the world. 1995, 10: 57-64
Patil, G.P. Penn State statistical ecology and environmental statistics - 25 years. 1995, 10: 65-74
Ghosh-Dastidar, M., Johnson, G., Norris, R., Orsin, J. & Shirk, S. On cross-disciplinarity of a statistical ecology and environmental statistics classroom at Penn State. 1995, 10: 75-79
Johnson, G.D. & Patil, G.P. Estimating statewide species richness of breeding birds in Pennsylvania. 1995, 10: 81-87
Myers, W.L., Johnson, G.D. & Patil, G.P. Rapid mobilization of spatial/temporal information in the context of natural catastrophes. 1995, 10: 89-94
Norris, R.C., Patil, G.P. & Sinha, A.K. Estimation of multiple characteristics by ranked set sampling methods. 1995, 10: 95-111
Kaur, A., Gregori, D., Patil, G.P. & Taillie, C. Assessment of aquatic systems toxicity using generalized linear models and quasi-likelihood techniques. 1995, 10: 113-121
Johnson, G.D., Tempelman, A. & Patil, G.P. Fractal based methods in ecology: a review for analysis at multiple spatial scales. 1995, 10: 123-131
Urfer, W. & Schwarzenbach, F.H. Analysis of arctic mountain vegetation: diversity and vertical distribution.1995, 10: 133-140
Patil, G.P. Environmental and Ecological Statistics: an innovative cross-disciplinary journal for statistics, ecology, and the environment. 1995, 10: 141-148


Kenkel, N. C. Coenoses: Looking back and forward 1996, 11:1
Mucina, L. & Mucina, D. Bibliography of Coenoses (volumes 1-10) 1996, 11:3-28
De Patta Pillar, V. A randomization-based solution for vegetation classification and homogeneity testing 1996, 11: 29-36
Pizzolotto, R. & Brandmayr, P. An index to evaluate lanscape conservation state based on land-use pattern analysis and geographic information system techniques 1996, 11: 37-44
Pausas, J. G. & Feoli, E. Environment-vegetation relationships in the understory of Pyrenean Pinus sylvestris forests II.: A classification approach 1996, 11:45-51
Moraczewski, I. R. Fuzzy rough sets as a tool for ecological data analysis 1996, 11:55-
A. Acosta, C. Blasi, P. Di Marzio & S. Mazzoleni Architectural patterns of "macchia" shrubs in mediterranean Italy 1996, 11: 69-
A. R. Bruelisauer, G. E. Bradfield & J. Maze A thermodynamic interpretation of succession 1996, 11: 73-
N. C. Kenkel & D. J. Walker Fractals in the biological sciences 1996, 11: 77-

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