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Verschuren, D., Tibby, J., Leavitt, P. R., Roberts, C. N., 1999. The environmental history of a climate-sensitive lake in the former 'White Highlands' of central Kenya. Ambio 28: 494-501. Read more

Verschuren, D., Tibby, J., Sabbe, K., Roberts, C. N., 2000. Effects of lake level, salinity and substrate on the invertebrate community of a fluctuating tropical lake. Ecology 81: 164-182. Read more

Verschuren, D., 2004. Pp. 139-158 in R. W. Battarbee, F. Gasse & C. Stickley (eds.), Decadal to century-scale climate variability in tropical Africa during the past 2000 years. Dev. Paleoenv. Res. 6, 139-158. Read more

Mergeay, J., Verschuren, D., Van Kerckhoven, L., De Meester, L., 2004. Two hundred years of a diverse Daphnia community in Lake Naivasha (Kenya): effects of natural and human-induced environmental changes. Freshw. Biol. 49, 998-1013. Read more

Mergeay, J., Verschuren, D. De Meester, L., 2006. Invasion of an asexual American water flea clone throughout Africa and rapid displacement of a native sibling species. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 273, 2839-2844. Read more







Eggermont, H., Russell, J. M., Schettler, G., Van Damme, K., Verschuren, D., 2007. Physical and chemical limnology of alpine lakes and pools in the Rwenzori Mountains (Uganda-Congo). Hydrobiologia 592, 151-173. Read more

Kröpelin, S., Verschuren, D., Lezine, A.M. et al., 2008. Climate-driven ecosystem succession in the Sahara: The past 6000 years. Science 320, 765-768. Read more

Eggermont, H., Verschuren, D., Audenaert, L., Lens, L., Russell, J. M., Klaassen, G., Heiri, O., 2010. Limnological and ecological sensitivity of Rwenzori mountain lakes to climate warming. Hydrobiologia 648, 123-142. Read more

Mergeay, J., De Meester, L., Eggermont, H., Verschuren, D., 2011. Priority effects and species sorting in a long paleo-ecological record of repeated community assembly through time. Ecology 92, 2267–2275. Read more

Van Damme, K., Eggermont, H., 2011. The Afromontane Cladocera (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of the Rwenzori (Uganda–D. R. Congo): taxonomy, ecology and biogeography. Hydrobiologia 676, 57-100. Read more


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