Ulf Gärdenfors, PhD


Country/Region: Sweden

Organisation: Swedish Species Information Centre (ArtDatabanken)

Position: Professor, Deputy Director

Languages: Swedish, English

Ulf’s work with the Swedish Species Information Centre, ArtDatabanken, includes leading the species assessments for the Swedish Red List as well as chairing The Taxonomy Initiative.

Relevant publications:

Gärdenfors, U. 1995. Threatened invertebrates in Sweden and the organisation of the Swedish Threatened Species Unit. Proceedings of the 9th international colloquium of the European Invertebrate Survey, Helsinki, 3–4 September 1993, pp. 55–59.

Gärdenfors, U. 1995. A Closer Look at the IUCN Red List Categories The Regional Perspective. Species 25:30–36.

Gärdenfors, U. 1997. Conservation priorities for threatened species. Proceedings of the 10th International European Invertebrate Survey Colloquium, Saarbrücken, 6–7 July 1995, pp. 177–186.

Gärdenfors, U. & Kindvall, O. 1999. Developing National Red Lists based on the new IUCN Criteria. Proceedings of the XXIV Nordic Congress of Entomology. Tartu, pp. 67–70.

Gärdenfors, U. 1999. The 1994 IUCN Red List Categories at Global and National Level, and Current Review of the Criteria. Transcations from the Planta Europa conference, Uppsala 9-13 June 1998, pp. 163–166.

Gärdenfors, U., Rodríguez, J. P., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hyslop, C., Mace, G., Molur, S. and Poss, S. 1999. Draft Guidelines for the Application of IUCN Red List Criteria at National and Regional Levels. Species 31/32:58–70.

Gärdenfors, U. 2000. Population Viability Analysis in the Classification of Threatened Species: Problems and Potentials. Ecological Bulletins 48:181–190.

Gärdenfors, U. 2001. Classifying threatened species at national versus global level. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16(9):511–516.

Gärdenfors, U., Hilton-Taylor, C., Mace, G. & Rodríguez, J. P. 2001. The application of IUCN Red List Criteria at Regional levels. Conservation Biology 15 (5): 1206–1212.

Berg, Å., Gärdenfors, U., Hallingbäck, T. & Norén, M. 2002. Habitat preferences of red-listed fungi and bryophytes in woodland key habitats in southern Sweden. Analyses of data from a national survey. Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 1479–1503.

Kindvall, O. & Gärdenfors, U. 2003. Temporal extrapolation of PVA results in relation to the IUCN Red List criterion E. Conservation Biology 17:316-321.

Lamoreux, J., Akcakaya, R., Bennun, L., Boitani, L., Brackett, D., Bräutigam, A., Brooks, T., Collar, N., da Fonseca, G. A. B., Gärdenfors, U., Hilton-Taylor, C., Mace, G., Mittermeier, R., Rylands, A. B., Stein, B. A. & Stuart, S. 2003. Value of the IUCN Red List. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18(5): 214–215.

Gärdenfors, U. 2003. The regional application guidelines. Pp. 49-56 in: de Iong, H. H., Bánki, O. S., Bergmans, W. & van der Werff ten Bosch, M. J. (eds). The harmonization of Red Lists for threatened species in Europe. Proceedings of an international seminar in Leiden, 27 and 28 November 2002. Mededelingen No. 38. IUCN & CML, Institute of Environmental Sciences.

Milner-Gulland, E. J., Kreuzberg-Mukhina, E., Grebot, B., Ling, S., Bykova, E., Abdusalamov, I., Bekenov, A., Gärdenfors, U., Hilton-Taylor, C., Salnikov, V., Stogova, L. 2005. Application of IUCN red listing criteria at the regional and national levels: A case study from Central Asia. Biodiversity & Conservation 15: 1873–1886.

Miller R. M., Jon Paul Rodríguez, J. P., Aniskowicz-Fowler, T., Bambaradeniya, C., Boles, R., Eaton, M. A., Gärdenfors, U., Keller, V., Molur, S., Walker, S. & Pollock, C. 2006. Extinction risk and conservation priorities. Science 313: 441.

Miller R. M., Rodríguez, J. P., Aniskowicz-Fowler, T., Bambaradeniya, C., Boles, R., Eaton, M. A., Gärdenfors, U., Keller, V., Molur, S., Walker, S. & Pollock, C. 2007. National threatened species listing based on IUCN criteria and regional guidelines: Current status and future perspectives. Conservation Biology 21(3): 684-696.

Gärdenfors, U. (ed.) 2000. The 2000 Red List of Swedish Species. ArtDatabanken, SLU, Uppsala. 397 pp.

Gärdenfors, U. 2000. Hur rödlistas arter? Manual och riktlinjer. [How to red-list species. Manual and guidelines.] ArtDatabanken, SLU, Uppsala [In Swedish, Engl. summary]. 83 pp.

Gärdenfors, U. (ed.). The 2005 Red List of Swedish Species. ArtDatabanken, SLU, Uppsala. 496 pp.

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