Publications and presentations



Contributions to peer-reviewed journals


54. Schützenmeister K, Meurer KHE, Gronwald M, Hartmann ABD, Gansert D, Jungkunst HF (2020) N2O emissions from plants are reduced under photosynthetic activity. Plant-Environment Interactions. 00:1–9.


53. Lal R, Smith P, Jungkunst HF, Mitsch WJ, Lehmann J, Ramachandran Nair PK, McBratney AB, de Moraes Sá JC, Schneider J, Zinn YL, Skorupa LA, Zhang HL, Minasny B, Srinivasrao C, Ravindranath NH (2018) The carbon sequestration potential of terrestrial ecosystems. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 73: 145A – 152A

52. Richter DD, Billings SA, Groffman PM, Kelly EF, Lohse KA, McDowell WH, White TS, Anderson S , Baldocchi DD, Banwart S, Brantley, S, Braun JJ, Brecheisen ZS, Cook CW, Hartnett HE, Hobbie SE, Gaillardet J, Jobbagy E, Jungkunst HF, Kazanski CE, Krishnaswamy J, Markewitz D, O’Neill K, Riebe CS, Schroeder P, Siebe C, Silver WL, Thompson A, Verhoef A, Zhang G (2018) Ideas and Perspectives: Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks Biogeosciences 15 : 4815–4832

51. Nóbrega RLB, Guzha AC, Lamparter G, Amorim RSS, Couto EG, Hughes HJ, Jungkunst HF, Gerold G (2018) Impacts of land-use and land-cover change on stream hydrochemistry in the Cerrado and Amazon biomes. Science of the Total Environment 635 : 259 - 274

50. DjuIka I et. al  (2018) Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment

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49. Schneider J, Ťupek B, Lukasheva M, Gudyrev V, Miglovets M, Jungkunst HF (online) Methane emissions from paludified boreal soils in European Russia as measured and modelled. Ecosystems

48. Jungkunst HF, Meurer KHE, Jurasinski G, Niehaus E, Günther A (2018) How to best address spatial and temporal variability of soil-derived nitrous oxide and methane emissions. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 181: 7-11

47. Gerold G, Couto EG, Madari BE, Jungkunst HF, Amorim RSS, Hohnwald S, Klingler M, Machado PLO, Schönenberg R, Nendel C (2018) Carbon-optimised land management strategies for southern Amazonia. Regional Environmental Change  18: 1-9

46. Schaldach R, Meurer KHE, Jungkunst HF, Nendel C, Hampf A, Parker PS, Sentelhas PC, Lakes T, Gollnow F, Göpel  J, Boy J, Guggenberger G, Strey R, Strey S, Latynskiy E, Berger T, Schindewolf M, Schönenberg R, Böhner J, Gerold G. (2018) A model-based assessment of land-use change and its environmental impacts on multiple scales in Southern Amazonia. Regional Environmental Change  18: 161-173

45. Göpel  J, Schüngel J, Schaldach R, Meurer KHE, Jungkunst HF, Franko U, Boy J, Strey R, Strey S, Guggenberger G, Hampf A, Parker P (2018) Future land-use and land-cover in Southern Amazonia and resulting greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural soils. Regional Environmental Change 18: 129-142



44. Meurer KHE, Franko U, Oliver S, Niehaus E, Schützenmeister K, Stange CF, Jungkunst HF (2017) Model testing for nitrous oxide (N2O) fluxes from Amazonian cattle pastures. Erdkunde 71: 195-212

43. Sylvester SP, Heitkamp F, Sylvester MDPV, Jungkunst HF, Sipman HJM, Toivonen JM, Gonzales Inca CA, Ospina JC, Kessler M (2017): Relict high-Andean ecosystems challenge our concepts of naturalness and human impact. Scientific Reports 7: 3334 (DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-03500-7)



42.    Buhk C, Kämmer M, Beierkuhnlein C, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Jungkunst HF (2016) On the influence of provenance to soil quality enhanced stress reaction of young beech trees to summer drought. Ecology and Evolution (DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2472)

41.    Meurer KHE, Franko U, Stange CF, Oliver S, Jungkunst HF (2016) Model testing for nitrous oxide (N2O) fluxes from Amazonian cattle pastures. Atmospheric Environment 143: 67-78

40. Meurer KHE, Franko U, Stange CF, Dalla Rosa J, Madari BE, Jungkunst HF (2016) Direct nitrous oxide (N2O) fluxes from soils under different land use in Brazil – A critical review. Environmental Research Letters 11: 023001

39. Schneider J, Jungkunst HF, Wolf U, Schreiber P, Gažovič M, Miglovets M, Mikhaylov O, Grunwald D, Erasmi S, Wilmking M, Kutzbach L (2016) Russian boreal peatlands dominate the natural European methane Budget. Environmental Research Letters 11: 01400439



38. Schulz R, Bundschuh M, Gergs R, Brühl CA, Diehl D, Entling MH, Fahse L, Frör O,  Jungkunst HF, Lorke A, Schäfer RB, Schaumann GE, Schwenk K (2015) Review on environmental alterations propagating from aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 538: 246–261

37. Köhler S, Levia DF, Jungkunst HF, Gerold G (2015) An in situ method to measure and map bark pH. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 34: 438–449

36. Yang N, Schützenmeister K, Grubert D, Jungkunst HF, Gansert D, Scheu S, Polle A, Pena R (2015) Impacts of earthworms on nitrogen acquisition from leaf litter by arbuscular mycorrhizal ash and ectomycorrhizal beech trees. Environmental and Experimental Botany 120: 1–7

35. Bade C, Jacob M, Jungkunst HF, Leuschner C, Hauck M (2015) Nitrogen mineralization peaks under closed canopy during the natural forest development cycle of an old-growth temperate spruce forest. Annals of Forest Science 72: 67-76



34. Heitkamp F, Sylvester SP, Kessler M, Sylvester MDPV, Jungkunst HF (2014) Inaccessible Andean sites reveal human-induced weathering in grazed soils. Progress in Physical Geography 38: 576-601

33. Brocks S, Jungkunst HF, Bareth G (2014) A regionally disaggregated inventory of nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils in Germany – a GIS-based empirical approach. Erdkunde 68: 125–144

32. Schleuß PM, Heitkamp F, Leuschner C, Fender AC, Jungkunst HF (2014) Higher subsoil carbon storage in species-rich than species-poor temperate forests. Environmental Research Letters 9: 9 014007 *** appeared in the monthly highlights collection ***

31. Krüger JP, Beckedahl H, Gerold G, Jungkunst HF, (2014) Greenhouse gas emission peaks following natural rewetting of two wetlands in the southern Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa. South African Geographical Journal 96: 113-118.



30. Zona D, Janssens IA, Gioli B, Jungkunst HF, Marta CS, Ceulemans R (2013) N2O fluxes of a bio-energy poplar plantation during a two years rotation period. GCB - Bioenergy 5: 536–547

29. Pfeiffer B, Fender AC, Lasota S, Hertel D, Jungkunst HF, Daniel R (2013) Leaf litter is the main driver for changes in bacterial community structures in the rhizosphere of ash and beech. Applied Soil Ecology 72: 150–160

28. Vuong TX, Heitkamp F, Jungkunst HF, Reimer A, Gerold G (2013) Simultaneous measurement of soil organic and inorganic carbon: Evaluation of a thermal gradient analysis. Journal of Soils and Sediments 13: 1133–1140

27. Köhler S, Jungkunst HF, Erasmi S, Gerold G (2013) The effects of land use change on atmospheric nutrient deposition in Central Sulawesi. Erdkunde 67: 109-122

26. Fender AC, Gansert D, Jungkunst HF, Fiedler S, Beyer F, Schützenmeister K, Thiele B, Valtanen K, Polle A, Leuschner C (2013) Root-induced tree species effects on the source/sink strength for greenhouse gases (CH4, N2O and CO2) of a temperate deciduous forest soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57: 587-597

25. Fender AC, Leuschner C, Schützenmeister K, Gansert D, Jungkunst HF (2013) Rhizosphere effects of tree species – large reduction of N2O emission by saplings of ash, but not of beech, in temperate forest soil. European Journal of Soil Biology 54: 7-15



24. Kessler M, Hertel D, Jungkunst HF, Kluge J, Kluge J, Abrahamczyk S, Bos M Buchori D, Gerold G, Gradstein SR, Köhler S, Leuschner C, Moser G, Pitopang R, Saleh S, Schulze CH, Sporn SG, Steffan-Dewenter I, Tjitrosoedirdjo SS, Tscharntke T (2012) Can joint carbon and biodiversity management in tropical agroforestry landscapes be optimized? PLoS ONE 7(10): e47192. doi:10.1371

23. Jungkunst HF, Bargsten A, Timme M, Glatzel S (2012) Spatial variability of nitrous oxide emissions in an unmanaged old-growth beech forest. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 175: 739-749

22. Köhler S, Jungkunst HF, Gutzler C, Herrera R, Gerold G (2012) Atmospheric ionic deposition in tropical sites of Central Sulawesi determined by ion-exchange resin collectors and bulk water collector. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 223: 4485-4494

21. Don A, Bärwolff M, Kalbitz K, Andruschkewitsch R, Jungkunst HF, Schulze ED (2012) No rapid soil carbon loss after a windthrow event in the High Tatra. Forest Ecology and Management 276: 239-246

20. Grunwald D, Fender AC, Erasmi S, Jungkunst HF (2012) Towards improved bottom-up inventories of methane from the European land surface. Atmospheric Environment 51: 203-211

19. Fender AC, Pfeiffer B, Gansert D, Leuschner C, Daniel R, Jungkunst HF (2012) The inhibiting effect of nitrate fertilisation on methane uptake of a temperate forest soil is influenced by labile carbon. Biology and Fertility of Soils 48: 621-631

18. Hurkuck M, Althoff  F, Jungkunst HF, Jugold A, Keppler F (2012) Release of methane from aerobic soil: An indication of a novel chemical natural process? Chemosphere 86: 684-689



17. Fleck S, Moelder I, Gebauer T, Jacob M, Jungkunst HF, Leuschner C (2011) Comparison of conventional 8-point crown projections with LiDAR-based virtual crown projections in a temperate old-growth forest. Annals of Forest Science 68: 1173-1185



16. Jungkunst HF (2010) Arctic thaw. Nature Geoscience 3: 306 – 307



15. Höll BS, Fiedler S, Jungkunst HF, Kalbitz K, Freibauer A, Drösler M, Stahr K (2009) Characteristics of dissolved organic matter following 20 years of peatland restoration. Science of the Total Environment 408: 78-83

14. Vicca S, Janssens IA, Flessa H, Fiedler S, Jungkunst HF (2009) Temperature dependence of greenhouse gas emissions from three hydromorphic soils at different groundwater levels. Geobiology 7: 465-476

13. Leuschner C, Jungkunst HF, Fleck S (2009) Functional role of forest diversity: Pros and cons of synthetic stands and across-site comparisons in established forests. Basic and Applied Ecology 10: 1-9



12. Fiedler S, Höll BS, Freibauer A, Stahr K, Drösler M, Schloter M, Jungkunst HF (2008) Particulate organic carbon (POC) in relation to other pore water carbon fractions in drained and rewetted fens in Southern Germany. Biogeosciences 5: 1615-1623

11. Fiedler S, Lamers M, Ingwersen J, Streck T, Stahr K, Jungkunst HF (2008) Impact of the heatwave in 2003 on the summer CH4 budget of a spruce forest with large variation in soil drainage – a four year comparison (2001-2004). Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 171: 666-671

10. Jungkunst HF, Flessa H, Scherber C, Fiedler S (2008) Groundwater level controls CO2, N2O and CH4 fluxes of three different hydromorphic soil types of a temperate forest ecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40: 2047-2054



9. Jungkunst HF, Fiedler S (2007) Latitudinal differentiated water table control of CO2, CH4 and N2O fluxes from hydromorphic soils: feedbacks to climate change. Global Change Biology 13: 2668-2683



8. Jungkunst HF, Sauter R, Link A, Fiedler S, Stahr K, Haas U (2006) Verifying three types of methane fluxes from soils by testing the performance of a novel mobile photoacoustic method versus a well-established gaschromatographic one. Environmental Science & Technology 40: 6425-6431

7. Jungkunst HF, Freibauer A, Neufeldt H, Bareth G (2006) Nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural land use in Germany - a synthesis of available annual field data. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 169: 341-351

6. Fiedler S, Höll BS, Jungkunst HF (2006) Discovering the importance of lateral CO2 transport from a temperate spruce forest. Science of the total Environment 368: 909-915



5. Jungkunst HF, Fiedler S (2005) Geomorphology - key regulator of net methane and nitrous oxide fluxes. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie 49: 529-543

4. Fiedler S, Höll BS, Jungkunst HF (2005) Methane budget of a Black Forest spruce ecosystem considering soil pattern. Biogeochemistry 76: 1-20

3. Höll BS, Jungkunst HF, Fiedler S, Stahr K (2005) Indirect nitrous oxide emission from a nitrogen saturated spruce forest and general accuracy of the IPCC methodology. Atmospheric Environment 39: 5959-5970



2. Jungkunst HF, Fiedler S, Stahr K (2004) N2O emissions of a mature Norway spruce (Picea abies) stand in the Black Forest (southwest Germany) as differentiated by the soil pattern. Journal of Geophysical Research 109: D07302



1. Fiedler S, Jungkunst HF, Jahn R, Kleber M, Sommer M, Stahr K (2002) Linking soil classification and soil dynamic - pedological and ecological perspectives. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 165: 517-529