Publications

Maxwell PS, Eklöf JS, van Katwijk MM, O’Brien K, de la Torre-Castro M, Boström C, Bouma TJ, Krause-Jensen D, Unsworth RKF, van Tussenbroek BI, van der Heide T (2016) The fundamental role of ecological feedback mechanisms for the adaptive management of seagrass ecosystems – A review. Biological Reviews: online early

Govers LL, Man in ‘t Veld W, Meffert JP, Bouma TJ, van Rijswick PCJ, Heusinkveld JHT, Orth RJ, van Katwijk MM, van der Heide T (2016) Marine Phytophthora species can hamper conservation and restoration of vegetated coastal ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20160812

Angelini C, Griffin JN, van de Koppel J, Lamers LPM, Smolders AJP, Derksen-Hooijberg M, van der Heide T, Silliman BR (2016) Keystone mutualism underpins salt marsh resilience to drought. Nature Communications 7: 12473

Van Tussenbroek BI, van Katwijk MM, Bouma TJ, van der Heide T, Govers LL, Leuven RSEW (2016) Non-native seagrass Halophila stipulacea forms dense mats under eutrophic conditions in the Caribbean. Journal of Sea Research 115: 1-5

Van Tussenbroek BI, Soissons LM, Bouma TJ, Asmus R, Auby I, Brun FG, Cardoso PG, Desroy N, Fournier J, Ganthy F, Garmendia JM, Godet L, Grilo TF, Kadel P, Ondeviela B, Peralta G, Recio M, Valle M, van der Heide T, van Katwijk MM (2016) Pollen limitation may be a common Allee effect in marine hydrophilous plants: implications for decline and recovery in seagrasses. Oecologia: in press

Tang Y, van Kempen MML, van der Heide T, Manschot JJA, Roelofs JGM, Lamers LPM, Smolders AJP (2016) A tool for easily predicting short-term phosphorus mobilization from flooded soils. Ecological Engineering 94: 1-6

De Fouw J, van der Heide T, Oudman T, Maas LRM, Piersma T, van Gils JA (2016) Structurally complex seagrass obstructs the sixth sense of a specialized avian molluscivore. Animal Behaviour 115: 55–67

De Fouw J, Govers LL, van de Koppel J, Christianen MJA, van der Reijden KJ, van der Geest M, Piersma T, Smolders AJP, Olff H, Lamers LPM, van Gils JA, van der Heide T (2016) Drought, mutualism breakdown, and landscape-scale degradation of seagrass beds. Current Biology 26(8): 1051–1056

Van der Zee EM, Angelini C, Govers LL, Christianen MJA, Altieri AH, van der Reijden KJ, Silliman BR, van de Koppel J, van der Geest M, van Gils JA, van der Veer HW, Piersma T, de Ruiter PC, Olff H, van der Heide T (2016) How habitat-modifying organisms structure the food web of two coastal ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20152326

Harpenslager SF, Lamers LPM, van der Heide T, Roelofs JGM, Smolders AJP (2016) Harnessing facilitation: Why successful re-introduction of Stratiotes aloides requires high densities under high nitrogen loading. Biological conservation 195: 17-23

Silliman BR, Schrack EC, He Q, Cope R, Santoni A, van der Heide T, Jacobi R, Jacobi M, van de Koppel J (2015) Facilitation shifts paradigms and can amplify coastal restoration efforts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 112(46):14295–14300

Angelini C, van der Heide T, Griffin JN, Morton JP, Derksen-Hooijberg M, Lamers LPM, Smolders AJP, Silliman BR (2015) Foundation species’ overlap enhances biodiversity and multifunctionality from the patch to landscape scale in southeastern US salt marshes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20150421

Donadi S, van der Heide T, Piersma T, van der Zee EM, Weerman EJ, van de Koppel J, Olff H, Devine C, Hernawan UE, Boers M, Planthof L, Eriksson BK (2015) Multi-scale habitat modification by coexisting ecosystem engineers drives spatial separation of macrobenthic functional groups. Oikos 124(11): 1502-1510

De Paoli H, van de Koppel J, van der Zee EM, Kangeri A, van Belzen J, Holthuijsen S, van den Berg A, Herman PMJ, Olff H, van der Heide T (2015) Processes limiting mussel bed restoration in the Wadden-Sea. Journal of Sea Research 103: 42–49

Van der Zee EM, Tielens E, Holthuijsen S, Donadi S, Eriksson BK, van der Veer HW, Piersma T, Olff H, van der Heide T (2015) Habitat modification drives benthic trophic diversity in an intertidal soft-bottom ecosystem. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 465: 41-48

Eklöf JS, Donadi S, van der Heide T, van der Zee EM, Eriksson BK (2015) Effects of antagonistic ecosystem engineers on macrofauna communities in a patchy, intertidal mudflat landscape. Journal of Sea Research 97: 56-65

Van de Koppel J, Van der Heide T, Altieri AH, Eriksson BK, Bouma TJ, Olff H, Silliman BR (2015) Long-distance interactions regulate the structure and resilience of coastal ecosystems. Annual Review of Marine Science 7(1): 139-158

Donadi S, van der Zee EM, Van der Heide T, Weerman EJ, Piersma T, van de Koppel J, Olff H, Bartelds M, van Gerwen I, Eriksson BK (2014) The bivalve loop: Intra-specific facilitation in burrowing cockles through habitat modification. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461: 44-52

Van der Heide T, Tielens E, van der Zee EM, Weerman EJ, Holthuijsen S, Eriksson BK, Piersma T, van de Koppel J, Olff H (2014) Predation and habitat modification synergistically interact to control bivalve recruitment on intertidal mudflats. Biological Conservation 172: 163–169

Sanders D, Thébault E, Jones CG, Bouma TJ, van der Heide T, van Belzen J, Barot S (2014) Integrating ecosystem engineering and food webs. Oikos 123(5): 513-524

Christianen MJA, Herman PMJ, Bouma TJ, Lamers LPM, van Katwijk M, van der Heide T, Mumby PJ, Silliman BR, Engelhard SL, van de Kerk M, Kiswara W, van de Koppel J (2014) Habitat collapse due to overgrazing threatens turtle conservation in marine protected areas. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132890

Lamers LPM, Govers LL, Janssen ICJM, Geurts JJM, van der Welle MEW, van Katwijk MM, van der Heide T, Roelofs JGM, Smolders AJP (2013) Sulfide as a soil phytotoxin – A review. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 268

Donadi S, Westra J, Weerman EJ, van der Heide T, van der Zee EM, van de Koppel J, Olff H, Piersma T, van der Veer H, Eriksson BK (2013) Non-trophic interactions control benthic producers on intertidal flats. Ecosystems 16(7): 1325-1335

Weerman EJ, Eriksson BK, Olff H, Van der Heide T (2013) Predation by native Brown Shrimp on invasive Pacific Oyster spat. Journal of Sea Research 85: 126-130

Van Gils JA, van der Geest M, Leyrer J, Oudman T, Onrust J, de Fouw J, van der Heide T, van den Hout PJ, Spaans B, Dekinga A, Brugge M, Piersma T (2013) Toxin constraint explains diet choice, survival and population dynamics in a molluscivore shorebird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20130861

Donadi S, Van der Heide T, van der Zee EM, Eklöf JS, van de Koppel J, Weerman EJ, Piersma T, Olff H, Eriksson BK (2013) Cross-habitat interactions among bivalve species control community structure on intertidal flats. Ecology 94(2): 489-498

Netten JJC, Van der Heide T, Smolders AJP (2013) Interactive effects of pH, temperature and light during ammonia toxicity events in Elodea canadensis. Chemistry & Ecology: DOI:10.1080/02757540.2013.769971


Van der Heide T, Govers LL, de Fouw J, Olff H, van der Geest M, van Katwijk MM, Piersma T, van de Koppel J, Silliman BR, Smolders AJP, van Gils JA (2012) A Three-Stage Symbiosis Forms the Foundation of Seagrass Ecosystems. Science 336 (6087): 1353-1472 [direct link to Science’s full version!]


Van der Heide T, Eklöf JS, van Nes EH, van der Zee EM, Donadi S, Weerman EJ, Olff H, Eriksson BK (2012) Ecosystem engineering by seagrasses interacts with grazing to shape an intertidal landscape. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42060. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042060 [Supporting Movie 1] & [Supporting Movie 2]

Suykerbuyk W, Bouma TJ, van der Heide T, Faust C, Govers LL, Giesen WBJT, de Jong DJ, van Katwijk MM (2012) Suppressing antagonistic bioengineering feedbacks doubles restoration success. Ecological Applications 22(4): 1224–1231

Van der Zee EM, van der Heide T, Donadi S, Eklöf J, Eriksson BK, Olff H, van der Veer H, Piersma T (2012) Spatially extended habitat modification by intertidal reef-building bivalves has implications for consumer-resource interactions. Ecosystems 15: 664–673

Eklöf JS, van der Heide T, Donadi S, van der Zee EM, O’Hara B, Eriksson BK (2011) Habitat-mediated facilitation and counteracting ecosystem engineering interactively influence ecosystem responses to disturbance. PLoS ONE 6(8): e23229. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023229

Christianen MJA, van der Heide T, Bouma TJ, Roelofs JGM, van Katwijk MM, Lamers LPM (2011) Limited toxicity of NHx pulses on an early and late successional tropical seagrass species: Interactions with pH and light level. Aquatic Toxicology 104: 73-79

Van der Heide T, van der Zee E, Donadi S, Eklof JS, Eriksson BK, Piersma T, Olff H, van der Heide W (2011) A simple and low-cost method to estimate spatial positions of shorebirds: the Telescope-Mounted Angulator. Journal of Field Ornithology 82(1): 80-87 [Short movie showing the TMA in action]

Van der Heide T, van Nes EH, van Katwijk MM, Olff H, Smolders AJP (2011) Positive feedbacks in seagrass ecosystems – evidence from large-scale empirical data. PLoS ONE 6(1): e16504. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016504

Van der Heide T, Smolders AJP, Lamers LPM, van Katwijk MM, Roelofs JGM (2010) Nutrient availability correlates with bicarbonate accumulation in marine and freshwater sediments – empirical evidence from pore water analyses. Applied Geochemistry 25: 1825–1829

Van der Heide T, van Nes EH, van Katwijk MM, Scheffer M, Hendriks AJ, Smolders AJP (2010) Alternative stable states driven by density-dependent toxicity. Ecosystems 13(6): 841-850

Eriksson BK, van der Heide T, van de Koppel J, Piersma T, van der Veer HW, Olff H (2010) Major changes in the ecology of the Wadden Sea: human impacts, ecosystem engineering and sediment dynamics. Ecosystems 13(5): 752-764

Stassen MJM, van de Ven MWPM, van der Heide T, Guerrero Hiza MA, van der Velde G, Smolders AJP (2010) Population dynamics of the migratory fish Prochilodus lineatus in a neotropical river: the relationships with river discharge, flood pulse, El Niño and fluvial megafan behaviour. Neotropical Ichthyology 8(1): 113-122

Van der Heide T, Bouma TJ, van Nes EH, van de Koppel J, Scheffer M, Roelofs JGM, van Katwijk MM, Smolders AJP (2010) Spatial self-organized patterning in seagrasses along a depth gradient of an intertidal ecosystem. Ecology 91(2): 362-369

Van der Heide T (2009) Stressors and feedbacks in temperate seagrass ecosystems. PhD Thesis [graduation Cum Laude]

Van der Heide T, Peeters ETHM, Hermus DCR, van Katwijk MM, Roelofs JGM, Smolders AJP (2009) Predicting habitat suitability in temperate seagrass ecosystems. Limnology & Oceanography 54(6): 2018-2024

Van der Heide T, Smolders AJP, Rijkens BGA, van Nes EH, van Katwijk MM, Roelofs JGM (2008) Toxicity of reduced nitrogen in eelgrass (Zostera marina) is highly dependent on shoot density and pH. Oecologia 158(3): 411-419

Van der Heide T, van Nes EH, Geerling, GW, Smolders AJP, Bouma TJ, van Katwijk MM (2007) Positive feedbacks in seagrass ecosystems – implications for success in conservation and restoration. Ecosystems 10(8): 1311-1322

Van Katwijk MM, Geerling GW, Rasin R, van ‘t Veer R, Bos AR, Hermus DCR, van Wieringen M, Jager Z, Groeneweg AH, Erftemeijer PLA, van der Heide T, de Jong DJ (2006) Macrophytes in the western Wadden Sea: monitoring, invasion, transplantations, dynamics and European policy. In: Laursen, K., Marencic, H., et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium. Esbjerg, Denmark

Van der Heide T, Roijackers RMM, van Nes EH, Peeters, ETHM (2006) Simple equation for describing the temperature dependent growth of free-floating macrophytes. Aquatic Botany 84(2): 171-175

Van der Heide T, Roijackers RMM, Peeters ETHM, Van Nes EH (2006) Experiments with duckweed-moth systems suggest that global warming may reduce rather than promote herbivory. Freshwater Biology 51(1): 110-116