|Environmental DNA metabarcoding: Transforming how we survey animal and plant communities|
K Deiner, HM Bik, E Mächler, M Seymour, A Lacoursière‐Roussel, ...
Molecular ecology 26 (21), 5872-5895, 2017
|Choice of capture and extraction methods affect detection of freshwater biodiversity from environmental DNA|
K Deiner, JC Walser, E Mächler, F Altermatt
Biological Conservation 183, 53-63, 2015
|Environmental DNA reveals that rivers are conveyer belts of biodiversity information|
K Deiner, EA Fronhofer, E Mächler, JC Walser, F Altermatt
Nature communications 7, 12544, 2016
|Utility of environmental DNA for monitoring rare and indicator macroinvertebrate species|
E Mächler, K Deiner, P Steinmann, F Altermatt
Freshwater Science 33 (4), 1174-1183, 2014
|Big answers from small worlds: a user's guide for protist microcosms as a model system in ecology and evolution|
F Altermatt, EA Fronhofer, A Garnier, A Giometto, F Hammes, J Klecka, ...
Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6 (2), 218-231, 2015
|DNAqua-Net: Developing new genetic tools for bioassessment and monitoring of aquatic ecosystems in Europe|
F Leese, F Altermatt, A Bouchez, T Ekrem, D Hering, K Meissner, ...
Research Ideas and Outcomes 2, e11321, 2016
|Biodiversity increases and decreases ecosystem stability|
F Pennekamp, M Pontarp, A Tabi, F Altermatt, R Alther, Y Choffat, ...
Nature 563 (7729), 109, 2018
|Fishing in the water: effect of sampled water volume on environmental DNA-based detection of macroinvertebrates|
E Mächler, K Deiner, F Spahn, F Altermatt
Environmental science & technology 50 (1), 305-312, 2016
|Diversity and distribution of freshwater amphipod species in Switzerland (Crustacea: Amphipoda)|
F Altermatt, R Alther, C Fišer, J Jokela, M Konec, D Küry, E Mächler, ...
PloS one 9 (10), e110328, 2014
|Prospects and challenges of environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring in freshwater ponds|
LR Harper, AS Buxton, HC Rees, K Bruce, R Brys, D Halfmaerten, ...
Hydrobiologia 826 (1), 25-41, 2019
|Interaction of species traits and environmental disturbance predicts invasion success of aquatic microorganisms|
E Mächler, F Altermatt
PLoS One 7 (9), e45400, 2012
|Shedding light on eDNA: neither natural levels of UV radiation nor the presence of a filter feeder affect eDNA-based detection of aquatic organisms|
E Mächler, M Osathanunkul, F Altermatt
PLoS One 13 (4), e0195529, 2018
|Spatial patterns of genetic diversity, community composition and occurrence of native and non-native amphipods in naturally replicated tributary streams|
F Altermatt, R Alther, E Mächler
BMC ecology 16 (1), 23, 2016
|Lessons from the macroinvertebrates: species‐genetic diversity correlations highlight important dissimilar relationships|
M Seymour, K Seppälä, E Mächler, F Altermatt
Freshwater Biology 61 (11), 1819-1829, 2016
|Advancing the use of molecular methods for routine freshwater macroinvertebrate biomonitoring–the need for calibration experiments|
RC Blackman, E Mächler, F Altermatt, A Arnold, P Beja, P Boets, B Egeter, ...
Metabarcoding and Metagenomics 3, 49-57, 2019
|Assessing different components of diversity across a river network using eDNA|
E Mächler, CJ Little, R Wüthrich, R Alther, EA Fronhofer, I Gounand, ...
Environmental DNA 1 (3), 290-301, 2019
|Uncovering the complete biodiversity structure in spatial networks–the example of riverine systems|
F Altermatt, CJ Little, E Mächler, S Wang, X Zhang, RC Blackman
|Microbial community shifts in streams receiving treated wastewater effluent|
C Mansfeldt, K Deiner, E Mächler, K Fenner, RIL Eggen, C Stamm, ...
Science of The Total Environment, 135727, 2019
|Environmental DNA allows upscaling spatial patterns of biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems|
L Carraro, E Mächler, R Wüthrich, F Altermatt
Nature Communications 11 (1), 1-12, 2020
|Species multidimensional effects explain idiosyncratic responses of communities to environmental change|
A Tabi, F Pennekamp, F Altermatt, R Alther, EA Fronhofer, K Horgan, ...
Nature ecology & evolution, 1-8, 2020