The EcoTransilvania team published the first proposal for introducing the landscape approach to the study of animal distribution in Romania.

This article is already independently quoted in articles in the ISI database:

Hartel, T., C. I. Moga, K. Öllerer, I. Sas, L. Demeter, D. Rusti, A. Balog. 2008. A Proposal towards the incorporation of spatial heterogeneity into animal distribution studies in Romanian landscapes. North-Western Journal of Zoology 4: 173-188.

Based on the data gathered from the research, articles on the impact of land use patterns in the Saxon villages cultural landscape on the occupation of the territories by species: Crex crexOtus scopsButeo buteo andAquila pomarina are in progress.