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Prof. Dr Lens, Luc

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    Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Terrestrische Ecologie (TEREC), more
    Function: Director and full-time Senior Lecturer

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    Tel.: +32-(0)9-264 52 54
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    Universiteit Antwerpen; Departement Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Dierenecologie, more
    Period: Till 1st Aug 2003


Projects (2)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects | Dataset 
  • Analysis of dispersal patterns for use in population modelling : exploration and valorisation of large datasets, more
  • Analysis of life-history syndromes responsible for the vulnerability of arthropods from dynamic coastal dunes, more

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  • Waterbird observations in Lake Victoria wetlands, south Kenya coast and Tana River dams (Kenya) in 1995, more

Publications (38)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects | Dataset 
    ( 17 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Bonte, D.; Vandenbroecke, N.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2003). Low ballooning propensity in habitat specialist spiders (Araneae) from grey dunes: rare species will become rarer in a fragmented landscape, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 28 February 2003: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 12: pp. 25, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bonte, D.; Vandenbroecke, N.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2003). Low propensity for aerial dispersal in specialist spiders from fragmented landscapes. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 270(1524): 1601-1607. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2003.2432, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bonte, D.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P.; Hoffmann, M.; Kuijken, E. (2003). Patch quality and connectivity influence spatial dynamics in a dune wolfspider. Oecologia 135(2): 227-233. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-003-1195-6, more
  • Bonte, D.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P.; Hoffmann, M.; Kuijken, E. (2004). Patch quality and connectivity influence spatial dynamics in a dune wolfspider, in: Bonte, D. Verspreiding van spinnen in grijze kustduinen: ruimtelijke patronen en evolutionair-ecologisch belang van dispersie = Distribution of spiders in coastal grey dunes: spatial patterns and evolutionary-ecological importance of dispersal. pp. 137-153, more
  • Bonte, D.; Vandenbroecke, N.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2004). Low propensity for aerial dispersal in specialist spiders from fragmented landscapes, in: Bonte, D. Verspreiding van spinnen in grijze kustduinen: ruimtelijke patronen en evolutionair-ecologisch belang van dispersie = Distribution of spiders in coastal grey dunes: spatial patterns and evolutionary-ecological importance of dispersal. pp. 96-108, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bonte, D.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2004). Effects of aerial dispersal, habitat specialisation, and landscape structure on spider distribution across fragmented grey dunes. Ecography 27(3): 343-349. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0906-7590.2004.03844.x, more
  • Bonte, D.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2004). Effects of aerial dispersal, habitat specialisation, and landscape structure on spider distribution across fragmented grey dunes, in: Bonte, D. Verspreiding van spinnen in grijze kustduinen: ruimtelijke patronen en evolutionair-ecologisch belang van dispersie = Distribution of spiders in coastal grey dunes: spatial patterns and evolutionary-ecological importance of dispersal. pp. 109-136, more
  • Bonte, D.; Vanden Borre, J.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2004). Evolution of ballooning behaviour in a wolf spider inhabiting different dune landscapes, in: Bonte, D. Verspreiding van spinnen in grijze kustduinen: ruimtelijke patronen en evolutionair-ecologisch belang van dispersie = Distribution of spiders in coastal grey dunes: spatial patterns and evolutionary-ecological importance of dispersal. pp. 154-174, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bonte, D.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2004). Lack of homeward orientation and increased mobility result in high emigration rates from low-quality fragments in a dune wolf spider. J. Anim. Ecol. 73(4): 643-650, more
  • Bonte, D.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2004). Lack of homeward orientation and increased mobility result in high emigration rates from low-quality fragments in a dune wolf spider, in: Bonte, D. Verspreiding van spinnen in grijze kustduinen: ruimtelijke patronen en evolutionair-ecologisch belang van dispersie = Distribution of spiders in coastal grey dunes: spatial patterns and evolutionary-ecological importance of dispersal. pp. 175-191, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bonte, D.; Lens, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2006). Sand dynamics in coastal dune landscapes constrain diversity and life-history characteristics of spiders. J. Appl. Ecol. 2006(43): 735-747. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2006.01175.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bosman, D.S.; Vercruijsse, H.J.P.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Vincx, M.; De Neve, L.; Lens, L. (2012). Effects of body size on sex-related migration vary between two closely related gull species with similar size dimorphism. Ibis 154(1): 52-60. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01182.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bosman, D.S.; Vercruijsse, H.J.P.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Vincx, M.; Lens, L. (2013). Age of first breeding interacts with pre- and post-recruitment experience in shaping breeding phenology in a long-lived gull. PLoS One 8(12): e82093. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0082093, more
  • Peer reviewed article Bosman, D.S.; Stienen, E.; Lens, L. (2016). Sex, growth rate, rank order after brood reduction, and hatching date affect first-year survival of long-lived Herring Gulls. J. Field Ornithol. 87(4): 391-403. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/jofo.12177, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cooleman, S.; Anselin, A.; Beck, O.; Kuijken, E.; Lens, L. (2005). Verplaatsingen en mortaliteit van Canadese ganzen Branta canadensis in Vlaanderen, in: Devos, K. et al. (Ed.) Ganzen. Natuur.Oriolus, 71(Bijlage): pp. 152-160, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cooleman, S.; Anselin, A.; Beck, O.; Kuijken, E.; Lens, L. (2005). Verplaatsingen en mortaliteit van Canadese ganzen Branta canadensis in Vlaanderen. Natuur.Oriolus 71(Bijlage): 152-160, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cosyns, E.; Delporte, A.; Lens, L.; Hoffmann, M. (2005). Germination success of temperate grassland species after passage through ungulate and rabbit guts. J. Ecol. 93(2): 353-361. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-0477.2005.00982.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Baere, S.; Larsen, T.R.; Devreese, M.; De Backer, P.; De Neve, L.; Fairhurst, G.; Lens, L.; Croubels, S. (2015). Use of LC-MS-MS as an alternative to currently available immunoassay methods to quantitate corticosterone in egg yolk and albumen. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 407(15): 4351-4362. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00216-014-8269-7, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gupta, T.; Santos, C.S.A.; Sotillo, A.; De Neve, L.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Müller, W.; Lens, L. (2016). Nutritional stress causes heterogeneous relationships with multi-trait FA in Lesser black-backed gull chicks: an aviary experiment. Symmetry 8(11): [1-12]. hdl.handle.net/10.3390/sym8110133, more
  • Peer reviewed article Larsen, T.R.; Fairhurst, G.D.; De Baere, S.; Croubels, S.; Müller, W.; De Neve, L.; Lens, L. (2015). Novel insights into relationships between egg corticosterone and timing of breeding revealed by LC-MS/MS. J. Avian Biol. 46(6): 643-647. dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.00735, more
  • Nasirwa, O.; Oyugi, J.; Jackson, C.; Lens, L.; Bennun, L.; Seys, J. (1995). Surveys of waterbirds in Kenya, 1995: Lake Victoria wetlands, south Kenya coast and Tana River dams. Centre for Biodiversity Research Reports: Ornithology, 20. National Museums of Kenya: Nairobi. 22 pp., more
  • Santos, C.; Monteiro, M.; Loureiro, S.; Bosman, D.; Larsen, T.; de Neve, L.; Lens, L. (2014). Parental feeding behaviour, mercury accumulation and offspring fitness: a preliminary study in the Lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus), in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 7 March 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 67: pp. 91, more
  • Somers, N.; Bossuyt, B.; Hoffmann, M.; Lens, L. (2005). Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) in coastal dune grasslands, in: Herrier, J.-L. et al. (Ed.) Proceedings 'Dunes and Estuaries 2005': International Conference on nature restoration practices in European coastal habitats, Koksijde, Belgium 19-23 September 2005. VLIZ Special Publication, 19: pp. 661-663, more
  • Peer reviewed article Somers, N.; D'Haese, B.; Bossuyt, B.; Lens, L.; Hoffmann, M. (2008). Food quality affects diet preference of rabbits: experimental device. Belg. J. Zool. 138(2): 170-176, more
  • Somers, N.; D'Haese, B.; Bossuyt, B.; Lens, L.; Hoffmann, M. (2009). Food quality affects diet preference of rabbits: experimental device, in: Somers, N. Feeding facilitation, the hidden interaction in mammalian herbivore assemblages? A case-study on rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) and large grazers. pp. 99-114, more
  • Somers, N.; De Maeyer, K.; Bossuyt, B.; Lens, L.; Hoffmann, M. (2009). The effect of rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) and large herbivores ondry dune grassland structure and composition, in: Somers, N. Feeding facilitation, the hidden interaction in mammalian herbivore assemblages? A case-study on rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) and large grazers. pp. 21-70, more
  • Somers, N.; De Maeyer, K.; Bossuyt, B.; Lens, L.; Hoffmann, M. (2009). Does vegetation height predict spatial foraging activity of the rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.)?, in: Somers, N. Feeding facilitation, the hidden interaction in mammalian herbivore assemblages? A case-study on rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) and large grazers. pp. 71-98, more
  • Somers, N.; Bossuyt, B.; Lens, L.; Hoffmann, M. (2009). The determination of the diet of rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) using microhistological faecal analysis: an experimental evaluation, in: Somers, N. Feeding facilitation, the hidden interaction in mammalian herbivore assemblages? A case-study on rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) and large grazers. pp. 115-134, more
  • Somers, N.; Bossuyt, B.; Lens, L.; Hoffmann, M. (2009). The diet of the wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.): selection of plant species in an acid dune grassland, in: Somers, N. Feeding facilitation, the hidden interaction in mammalian herbivore assemblages? A case-study on rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) and large grazers. pp. 135-152, more
  • Sotillo, A.; Stienen, E.; Vincx, M.; Lens, L. (2014). Combining GPS tracking and stable isotope analysis to predict changes in gull dynamics, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 7 March 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 67: pp. 97, more
  • Sotillo, A.; Santos, C.; Monteiro, M.; Loureiro, S.; de Neve, L.; Lens, L. (2015). The costs of being cosmopolitan: a long term study on the human-dependent population of Lesser Black-backed gulls in Belgium, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 20 February 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 71: pp. 119, more
  • Sotillo, A.; Santos, C.; Lens, L. (2016). Raising healthy chicks: diet effects on chick development of Lesser Black-backed gulls, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 12 February 2016. VLIZ Special Publication, 75: pp. 102, more
  • Sotillo, A.; Stienen, E.; De Neve, L.; Lens, L. (2017). The “Landgull”: how important is terrestrial food for Lesser Black-backed gulls Larus fuscus in Belgium, and are there consequences to this diet?, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 79, more
  • Stienen, E.; Desmet, P.; Hernandez, F.; Lens, L.; Müller, W. (2017). GPS tracking network of Lesser Black-backed Gulls and Herring Gulls breeding at the southern North Sea coast, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 81, more
  • Stienen, E.W.; Desmet, P.; Lens, L.; Matheve, H.; Hernandez, F.; Bouten, W. (2014). GPS tags reveal movements of herring and lesser black-backed gulls along the Belgian coast, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 7 March 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 67: pp. 100, more
  • Stienen, E.W.M.; Desmet, P.; Lens, L.; Matheve, H.; Hernandez, F.; Bouten, W. (2015). The secret life of gulls revealed with high-tech GPS tags, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 20 February 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 71: pp. 123, more
  • Peer reviewed article Stienen, E.W.M.; Desmet, P.; Aelterman, B.; Courtens, W.; Feys, S.; Vanermen, N.; Verstraete, H.; Van de walle, M.; Deneudt, K.; Hernandez, F.; Houthoofdt, R.; Vanhoorne, B.; Bouten, W.; Buijs, R.-J.; Kavelaars, M.; Müller, W.; Herman, D.; Matheve, H.; Sotillo, A.; Lens, L. (2016). GPS tracking data of Lesser Black-backed Gulls and Herring Gulls breeding at the southern North Sea coast. ZooKeys 555(555): 115-124. hdl.handle.net/10.3897/zookeys.555.6173, more
  • Peer reviewed article Van Dongen, S.; Lens, L.; Pape, E.; Volckaert, F.A.M.; Raeymaekers, J.A.M. (2009). Evolutionary history shapes the association between developmental instability and population-level genetic variation in three-spined sticklebacks. J. Evolution. Biol. 22(8): 1695-1707. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01780.x, more

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