[38] Martins KT, Albert CH, Lechowicz MJ & A Gonzalez (submitted) Complementary mass-flowering crops sustain wild bee functional diversity
[37] Schiesari, L. et al. (submitted) The why, when and how of applied metaecology
[36] Ait mouheb H, Albert CH, Prinzig A & Kadik, L (submitted) Ensuring both, Tracking their Optimal Environments and Establishing Elsewhere is Difficult for Steppe Plants - Except if they have Wide Lateral Roots
[35] Patrick Bentley L., Adrien Taudière A., Messier J., Albert CH, Paine T., Malhi Y., Baraloto C. & C. Violle (submitted) Functional trait sampling strategies and the detection of community assembly processes in tropical forest trees
[34] Roy J, Lavergne S, Choler P, Bonneville J-M, Boleda M, Rioux D, Albert CH, Ibanez S, Clément J-C, Saccone P, Geremia RA (submitted) Plant genotype drives plant-fungi associations in the alpine cushion plant Silene acaulis


[33] Doxa A, Albert CH, Leriche A & A Saatkamp (accepted) Prioritizing areas for the conservation of coastal biodiversity under high urbanization pressure, Journal of Environmental Management
[32] Martín Queller E, Albert CH, Dumas P-J & A Saatkamp (accepted) Islands, mainland and terrestrial fragments : how does isolation shape plant diversity ? Ecology & Evolution
[31] Albert CH, Rayfield B., Dumitru M. & Gonzalez A. (2017) Applying network theory to prioritize multi-species habitat networks that are robust to climate and land-use change, Conservation Biology, read and on
-> This work has also been presented by Andrew Gonzalez to the World Economic Forum
[30] Brudvig LA, Leroux SJ, Albert CH, Bruna EM, Davies KF, Ewers RM, Levey DJ, Pardini R & Resasco J (2017) Evaluating conceptual models of landscape change, Ecography
[29] Leroux SJ, Albert CH, Lafuite A-S, Rayfield B, Wang S, Gravel D (2017) Structural uncertainty in models projecting the consequences of habitat loss and fragmentation on biodiversity, Ecography


[28] Hervé M, Albert CH, Bondeau A (2016) On the importance of accounting for agricultural practices when setting priorities for regional conservation planning, Journal for Nature Conservation, 33, 76-84
[27] Guiller C, Affre L, Albert CH, Tatoni T & Dumas E (2016) Functional connectivity for the persistence of insect-pollinated plants in agricultural field borders, Landscape ecology doi:10.​1007/​s10980-016-0359-9


[26] Mitchell MGE et al. (2015) The Montérégie Connection Project : Linking landscapes, biodiversity, and ecosystem services to improve decision-making, 20 (4), art. 15 - This paper is available here & featured here and on Future Earth

[25] Siefert A et al. (2015) A global meta-analysis of the relative extent of intraspecific trait variation in plant communities, Ecology Letters, 18 (12), 1406–1419

[24] Albert CH (2015) Intraspecific trait variability matters, Journal of vegetation science, 26 (1), 7-8


[23] Jung V, Albert CH, Violle V, Kunstler G, Loucougaray G & Spiegelberger T (2014) Intraspecific trait variability mediates the response of subalpine grassland communities to extreme drought events, 102 (1), 45-53, doi : 10.1111/1365-2745.12177/abstract


[22] Cadotte MW*, Albert CH* & Walker SC* (2013) The ecology of differences : Assessing community assembly with trait and evolutionary distances. Ecology Letters, 16 (10), 1234-1244, doi : 10.1111/ele.12161 (*All authors contributed equally to the paper)

[21] Roy J, Albert CH, Ibanez S, Saccone P, Zinger L, Choler P, Clement JC, Lavergne S & Geremia RA (2013) Microbial perspective of ecosystem engineering by an alpine cushion plant. Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology, 4 : 64, doi : 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00064

[20] Boucher FC, Thuiller W, Arnoldi C, Albert CH & Lavergne S (2013) Unraveling the architecture of functional variability in wild populations of polygonum viviparum L. Functional Ecology, 27 (2), 382-391, doi : 10.1111/1365-2435.12034


[19] Violle C, Enquist BJ, McGill BJ, Jiang L, Albert CH, Hulshof C, Jung V & Messier J (2012) Viva la variance ! A reply to Nakagawa & Schielzeth. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27, 475-476

[18] de Bello F, Lavorel S, Lavergne S, Albert CH, Boulangeat I, Mazel F, & Thuiller W (2012) Hierarchical effects of environmental filters on the functional structure of plant communities : a case study in the French Alps Ecography, DOI : 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07438.x

[17] Violle C, Enquist BJ, McGill BJ, Jiang L, Albert CH, Hulshof C, Jung V & Messier J (2012) The return of the variance : intraspecific variability in community ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27, 244-252

[16] Barbet-Massin M, Jiguet F, Albert CH & Thuiller W (2012) Selecting pseudo-absence for species distribution models : how, where and how many ? Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 3, 327-338

[15] Albert CH, de Bello F, Boulangeat I, Pellet G, Lavorel S & Thuiller W (2012) On the importance of intraspecific variability for the quantification of functional diversity. Oikos, 121, 116-126


[14] Albert CH, Grassein F, Schurr FM, Vieilledent G & Violle C (2011) When and how should intraspecific trait variability be considered in plant ecology ? Perspectives in Plant Ecology and Evolution, 13, 217-225

[13] Engler R, Randin C, Thuiller W, Dullinger S, Zimmermann NE, Araújo MB, Pearman PB, Albert CH, Choler P, de Lamo X, Dirnböck T, Gómez-García D, Grytnes J-A, Heegard E, Høistad F, Le Lay G, Nogues-Bravo D, Normand S, Piédalu C, Puscas M, Sebastià M-T, Stanisci A, Theurillat J-P, Trivedi M, Vittoz P & Guisan A (2011) 21st century Climate change threatens mountain flora unequally across Europe. Global Change Biology, 17, 2330-2341

[12] de Bello F, Lavorel S, Albert CH, Thuiller W, Grigulis K, Dolezal J, Janecek S & Leps J (2011) Quantifying the relevance of intraspecific trait variability for functional diversity. Methods in Ecology ad Evolution, 2, 163-174

[11] Kunstler G, Albert CH, Courbeau B, Lavergne S, Thuiller W, Vielledent G, Zimmermann NE & Coomes D (2011) Effects of competition on tree radial-growth vary in importance but not in intensity along climatic gradients. Journal of Ecology, 99, 301-312


[10] Albert CH, Thuiller W, Yoccoz NG, Douzet R, Aubert S & Lavorel S (2010) A multi-trait approach reveals the structure and the relative importance of intra- versus interspecific variability. Functional Ecology, 24, 1192–1201

[9] Albert CH, Yoccoz NG, Edwards TC, Graham CH, Zimmermann NE & Thuiller W (2010) Sampling in ecology and evolution – Bridging the gap between theory and practice. Ecography, 33, 1028-1037

[8] Albert CH, Thuiller W, Yoccoz NG, Soudan A, Boucher F, Saccone P & Lavorel S (2010) Intraspecific functional variability : extent, structure and sources of variation within an alpine valley. Journal of Ecology, 98, 604–613

[7] Thuiller W*, Albert CH*, Dubuis A, Randin C & Guisan A (2010) Variation in habitat suitability models do not always relate to variation in species’ plant functional traits. Biology Letters, 6 : 120-123. (* The first two authors contributed equally to the paper)

[6] Gallien L*, Münkemüller T*, Albert CH*, Boulangeat I* & Thuiller W* (2010) Predicting potential distributions of invasive species : where to go from here ? Diversity & Distributions, 16, 331-342. (* All authors contributed equally to the paper)

[5] Midgley GF, Davies ID, Albert CH, Altwegg R, Hannah L, Hughes GO, Ries LP & Thuiller W (2010) BioMove – an integrated platform simulating the dynamic response of species to environmental change. Ecography, 33 : 612-616


[4] Albert CH & Thuiller W (2008) Favourability functions versus probability of presence : advantages and misuses. Ecography, 31 : 417-422

[3] Thuiller W, Albert C, Araujo MB, Berry PM, Cabeza M, Guisan A, Hickler T, Midgley G, Paterson J, Shurr FM, Sykes MT & Zimermann NE (2008) Predicting global change impacts on plant species’ distributions : Future challenges. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 9 (3-4):137-152

[2] Gross N, Robson MT, Lavorel S, Albert C, Le Bagousse Pinguet Y & Guillemin R (2008) Plant response traits mediate the effects of subalpine grasslands on soil moisture. New Phytologist, 180 : 652-662, doi : 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02577.x.

[1] Albert CH, Thuiller W, Lavorel S, Davies I & Garbolino E (2008) Land-use change and subalpine tree dynamics : colonization of Larix decidua in French subalpine grasslands. Journal of Applied Ecology, 45 : 659-669, doi : 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2007.01416.x

Book Chapters

[1] Manel S, Albert CH, Yoccoz NG (2012) Sampling in landscape genomics. In François Pompanon and Aurélie Bonin (eds.), Data Production and Analysis in Population Genomics : Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 888, Springer Science + Business Media New York