Publication list


  • De Cáceres M, Martín-Alcón S, González-Olabarria JR, Coll L (2019) A general method for the classification of forest stands using species composition and vertical and horizontal structure. Annals of Forest Science (doi: 10.1007/s13595-019-0824-0).
  • De Cáceres M, Coll L, Legendre P, Allen RB, Wiser SK, Fortin MJ, Condit R, Hubbell S (2019) Trajectory analysis in community ecology. Ecological Monographs.(doi: 10.1002/ecm.1350).


  • Karavani A, De Cáceres M, Martínez de Aragón J, Bonet JA, de-Miguel S (2018) Effect of climatic and soil moisture on mushroom productivity and related ecosystem services in Mediterranean pine stands facing climate change. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 248:432–440 (doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.10.024).
  • De Caceres M, Martin-StPaul N, Turco M, Cabon A, Granda V (2018) Estimating daily meteorological data and downscaling climate models over landscapes. Environmental Modelling and Software 108: 186-196 (doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.08.003).
  • Cabon A, Martínez-Vilalta J, Martínez-de-Aragón J, De Cáceres M (2018) Applying the eco-hydrological equilibrium hypothesis to model root distribution in water-limited forests. Ecohydrology  11: e2015 (10.1002/eco.2015).


  • Batllori E, De Cáceres M, Brotons L, Ackerly DD, Moritz MA, Lloret F (2017). Cumulative effects of fire and drought in Mediterranean ecosystems. Ecosphere 8 (8): e01906 (doi:10.1002/ecs2.1906).
  • Ameztegui A., Cabon A., De Cáceres M., Coll L. (2017). Managing stand density to enhance the adaptability of Scots pine stands to climate change: A modelling approach. Ecological Modelling 356:141–150 (doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.04.006).
  • Aquilué N., De Cáceres M., Fortin M.-J., Fall A., Brotons L. (2017). A spatial allocation procedure to model land-use/land-cover changes: Accounting for occurrence and spread processes. Ecological Modelling 344:73–86 (doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.11.005).


  • Vall-llosera M., Sol D., Llimona F., De Cáceres M., Sales S (2016) Biotic resistance, niche opportunities and the invasion of natural habitats. Biological Invasions. (doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1246-7).
  • Franklin S.B., Hunter J.T., De Cáceres M., Dengler J., Landucci F., Krestov P. (2016) Introducing the IAVS Vegetation Classification Working Group. Phytocoenologia 46: 5-8 (doi:10.1127/phyto/2016/0116).
  • Gil-Tena A, Aquilué N, Duane A, De Cáceres M, Brotons L, (2016) Mediterranean fire regime effects on pine-oak forest landscape mosaics under global change in NE Spain. European Journal of Forest Research 135(2): 403-416 (doi:10.1007/s10342-016-0943-1).
  • Sánchez-Pinillos M, Coll L, De Cáceres M, Ameztegui A (2016). Assessing the persistence capacity of communities facing natural disturbances on the basis of species response traits. Ecological Indicators 66: 76-85 (doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.01.024).
  • Wiser SK, Thomson FJ, De Cáceres M, (2016). Expanding an existing classification of New Zealand vegetation to include non-forested vegetation. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 40(1).


  • De Cáceres M, Martínez-Vilalta J, Coll L, Llorens P, Casals P, Poyatos R, Pausas JG, Brotons L (2015) Coupling a water balance model with forest inventory data to predict drought stress: the role of forest structural changes vs. climate changes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology  213: 77-90 (doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.06.012).
  • De Cáceres M, Chytrý M, Agrillo E, Attorre F, Botta-Dukát Z, Capelo J, Czúcz B, Dengler J, Ewald J, Faber-Langendoen D, Feoli E, Franklin SB, Gavilán R, Gillet F, Jansen F, Jiménez-Alfaro B, Krestov P, Landucci F, Lengyel A, Loidi J, Mucina L, Peet RK, Roberts DW, Roleček J, Schaminée J, Schmidtlein S, Theurillat JP, Tichý L, Walker DA, Wildi O, Willner W, Wiser SK (2015) A comparative framework for broad-scale plot-based vegetation classification. Applied Vegetation Science 18: 543-560 (doi:10.1111/avsc.12179).
  • Gil-Tena A, De Cáceres M, Ernoult A, Butet A, Brotons L, Burel F. (2015) Agricultural landscape composition as a driver of farmland bird diversity in Brittany (NW France). Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 205: 79-89 (doi:10.1016/j.agee.2015.03.013).
  • Martín-Alcón S, Coll L, De Cáceres M, Guitart L, Cabré M, Just A, González-Olabarría JR. (2015) Combining aerial LiDAR and multi-spectral imagery to assess post-fire regeneration types in a Mediterranean forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45: 856-866 (doi:10.1139/cjfr-2014-0430).
  • Cardador L, De Cáceres M, Giralt D, Bota G, Aquilué N, Arroyo B, Mougeot F, Cantero-Martínez C, Viladomiu L, Rosell J, Casas F, Estrada A, Álvaro-Fuentes J, Brotons L. (2015). Tools for exploring habitat suitability for steppe birds under land use change scenarios. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 200: 119-125 (doi:10.1016/j.agee.2014.11.013).


  • Regos A, Aquilué N, Retana J, De Cáceres M, Brotons L (2014) Using unplanned fires to help suppressing future large fires in Mediterranean forests. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94906. (
  • Navarro E, Muñiz S, Korkaric M, Wagner B, de Cáceres M, Behra, R. (2014). Ultraviolet radiation dose calculation for algal suspensions using UVA and UVB extinction coefficients. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 132 94–101 (
  • Cardador L, De Cáceres M, Bota G, Giralt D, Casas F, Arroyo B, Mougeot F, Cantero-Martínez C, Moncunill J, Butler SJ, Brotons L (2014). A resource-based modelling framework to assess habitat suitability for steppe birds in semiarid Mediterranean agricultural systems. PLoS ONE 9(3): e92790.
  • Bachand M, Pellerin A, Côté S, Moretti M, De Cáceres M, Brousseau PM, Cloutier C, Hébert C, Cardinal E, Martin JL, Poulin M (2014). Species indicators of large herbivore density: comparing taxa and testing species combinations Ecological Indicators 38:12-19  (


  • De Cáceres M, Legendre P, He F (2013). Dissimilarity measurements and the size structure of ecological communities. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(12): 1167-1177 (
  • De Cáceres M, Brotons, L, Aquilué, N, Fortin, MJ (2013) The combined effects of land use legacies and novel fire regimes on bird distributions in the Mediterranean. Journal of Biogeography 40(8): 1535-1547 (
  •  Legendre P, De Cáceres M (2013). Beta diversity as the variance of community data: dissimilarity coefficients and partitioning. Ecology Letters 16: 951-963 (
  • Brotons L, Aquilué N, De Cáceres M, Fortin MJ, Fall A (2013). How previous fire history, suppression and climate change determine dynamic and wildfire regimes in Mediterranean landscapes. PLoS ONE 8(5): e62392. (
  • Wiser SK, De Cáceres M (2013) Updating vegetation classifications: An example with New Zealand’s woody vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science 24: 80-93 (
  • Vilches B, De Cáceres M, Sánchez-Mata D, Gavilán RG (2013) Indicator species of broad-leaved oak forests in the eastern Iberian Peninsula. Ecological Indicators 26: 44-48 (


  • De Cáceres M, Legendre P, Wiser SK, Brotons L (2012) Using species combinations in indicator value analyses. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3: 973-982 (
  • De Cáceres M, Legendre P, Valencia R, Cao M, Chang LW, Chuyong G, Condit R, Hao Z, Hsieh CF, Hubbell S, Kenfack D, Ma K, Mi X, Supardi Noor N, Kassim AR, Ren H, Su SH, Sun IF, Thomas D, Ye W, He F (2012) The variation of tree beta diversity across a global network of forest plots. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21(12): 1191-1202 (
  • Roura-Pascual N, Brotons L, García D, Zamora R, De Cáceres M (2012) Local and landscape-scale biotic correlates of mistletoe distribution in Mediterraean pine forests. Forest Systems 21(2): 179-188  (
  • De Cáceres M, Brotons L (2012) Calibration of hybrid species distribution models: the value of targeted vs. general-purpose monitoring data. Diversity & Distributions 18(10): 977-989. (
  • Dray S, Pélissier R, Couteron P, Fortin MJ, Legendre P, Peres-Neto P, Bellier E, Bivand R, Blanchet FG, De Cáceres M, Dufour B, Heegard E, Jombart T, Munoz F, Oksanen J, Thioulouse J, Wagner HH (2012) Multiscale multivariate analysis of community data to infer biological processes from observed spatial patterns. Ecological Monographs 82(3): 257-275 (
  • Brotons L, De Cáceres M, Fall A, Fortin MJ (2012) Modeling bird species distribution change in fire prone Mediterranean landscapes: incorporating species dispersal and landscape dynamics. Ecography 35(5): 458-467 (
  • De Cáceres M,Wiser S (2012) Towards consistency in vegetation classification. Journal of Vegetation Science 23 (2): 387-393. (


  • Dengler, J., Jansen, F., Glöckler, F., Chytry, M, De Cáceres, M., Ewald, J., Oldeland, J., Peet, R.K., Finckh, M., Mucina, L., Schaminnée, J., Spencer, N. (2011). The Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD): a new resource for vegetation science. Journal of Vegetation Science 22(4): 582-597. (
  • Wiser, S, Spencer, N., De Cáceres, M., Kleikamp, M., Boyle, B., Peet, R.K. (2011) Veg-X – An exchange standard for plot-based vegetation data. Journal of Vegetation Science 22(4): 598-609. (
  • Sharma, S., Legendre, P., De Cáceres, M., Borcard, D. (2011) The role of environmental processes in structuring native and non-native fish communities across thousands of lakes. Ecography 34(5): 762-771. (
  • De Cáceres, M., Sol, D., Lapiedra O. and Legendre, P. (2011) A framework for estimating niche metrics using the resemblance between qualitative resources. Oikos 120 (9): 1341-1350. (
  • Gaya, E., Redelings, B.D., Navarro-Rosinés, P., Llimona, X., De Caceres, M., Lutzoni, F. (2011) Align or not to align? Resolving species complexes within the Caloplaca saxicola group as a case study. Mycologia 103(2): 10-120. (

2010 and before

  • De Cáceres, M., Font, X, Oliva, F. (2010) The management of numerical vegetation classifications with fuzzy clustering methods. Journal of Vegetation Science 21 (6): 1138-1151. (
  •  Moretti, M., De Cáceres, M., Pradella, C., Obrist, M.K., Wermelinger, B., Legendre, P. and Duelli, P. (2010) Fire-induced taxonomic and functional changes in saproxylic beetle communities in fire sensitive regions. Ecography 33(4): 760-771. (
  • De Cáceres, M., Legendre, P., Moretti, M. (2010) Improving indicator species analysis by combining groups of sites. Oikos 119(10): 1674-1684. (
  • Legendre, P., De Cáceres, M., Borcard, D. (2010) Community surveys through space and time: testing space-time interaction in the absence of replication. Ecology 91(1): 262-272. (
  • De Cáceres, M., Legendre, P. (2009) Associations between species and groups of sites: indices and statistical inference. Ecology 90(12): 3566-3574. (
  • Pino, J., Font, X., De Cáceres, M. and Molowny-Horas, R. (2009) Floristic homogenization by native ruderal and alien plants in NE of Spain: the effect of environmental differences on a regional scale. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18: 563-574. (
  • De Cáceres, M., Font, X., Vicente, P., Oliva, F. (2009) Numerical reproduction of traditional classifications and automated vegetation identification. Journal of Vegetation Science 20 (4): 620-628. (
  • De Cáceres, M., Font, X., Oliva, F. (2008). Assessing diagnostic species value in large data sets: A comparison between phi-coefficient and Ochiai index. Journal of Vegetation Science 19 (6): 779-788. (
  • De Cáceres, M., Legendre, P. (2008) Beals smoothing revisited. Oecologia 156 (3): 657-669.(
  • Carnicer, J., Brotons Ll., Sol, D., de Cáceres, M. (2008) Random sampling, abundance-extinction dynamics and niche-filtering immigraton constraints explain the generation of species richness gradients. Global Ecology and Biogeography 17 (3): 352-362. (
  • De Cáceres, M., Oliva, F. & Font, X. (2006). On relational possibilistic clustering. Pattern Recognition 39 (11): 2010-2024. (
  • Rodrigo, J., Barbany, M., Gutiérrez-de-Terán, H., Centeno, N.B., De Cáceres, M., Dezi, C., Fontaine, F., Lozano, J.J., Pastor, M., Villà, J. & Sanz, F. (2002). Comparison of biomolecules on the basis of Molecular Interaction Potentials. Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society 13 (6): 795-799. The original publication is available at
  • De Cáceres, M., Villà, J., Lozano, J.J. & Sanz, F. (2000). MIPSIM: Similarity analysis of Molecular Interaction Potentials . Bioinformatics 16 (6): 568-569.