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Scientific Articles:

Baseline Data Papers (published):

*R. A. Oeser, N. Stroncik, *L.-M. Moskwa, *N. Bernhard, *M. Schaller, *R. Canessa, *L. van den Brink, *M. Köster, *E. Brucker, *S. Stock, J.P. Fuentes, R. Godoy, F.J. Matus, R. Oses Pedraza, P. Osses McIntyre, L. Paulino, O. Seguel, M.Y. Bader, J. Boy, M.A. Dippold, T.A. Ehlers, P. Kühn, Y. Kuzyakov, P. Leinweber, T. Scholten, S. Spielvogel, M. Spohn, *K. Übernickel, K. Tielbörger, D. Wagner, F. von Blanckenburg (2018). Chemistry and microbiology of the Critical Zone along a steep climate and vegetation gradient in the Chilean Coastal Cordillera. Catena, 170, 183–203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.06.002

*Bernhard, N., *Moskwa, L.-M., Schmidt, K., *Oeser, R.A., Aburto, F., Bader, M.Y., Baumann, K., Blanckenburg, F. von, Boy, J., *van den Brink, L.,* Brucker, E., Büdel, B., *Canessa, R., Dippold, M.A., Ehlers, T.A., * Fuentes, J.P., Godoy, R., *Jung, P., Karsten, U., *Köster, M., Kuzyakov, Y., Leinweber, P., *Neidhardt, H., Matus, F., Mueller, C.W., Oelmann, Y., Oses, R., Osses, P., Paulino, L., *Samolov, E., *Schaller, M., *Schmid, M., Spielvogel, S., Spohn, M., *Stock, S., *Stroncik, N., Tielbörger, K., *Übernickel, K., Scholten, T., Seguel, O., Wagner, D., Kühn, P., (2018). Pedogenic and microbial interrelations to regional climate and local topography: new insights from a climate gradient (arid to humid) along the Coastal Cordillera of Chile. Catena, 170, 335-355, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.06.018

Individual Project Papers (published):

*Baumann, K., *P. Jung, *E. Samolov, *L.W. Lehnert, B. Büdel, U. Karsten, J. Bendix, S. Achilles, M. Schermer, F. Matus, R. Oses, P. Osses, M. Morshedizad, C. Oehlschläger, Y. Hu, W. Klysubun, P. Leinweber (2018). Biological soil crust along a climatic gradient in Chile: Richness and imprints of phototrophic microorganisms in phosphorus biogeochemica cycling. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 127, 286-300. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.09.035

*Brucker, E. & Spohn, M. (2019). Formation of soil phosphorus fractions along a climate and vegetation gradient in the Coastal Cordillera of Chile. CATENA, 180, 203-211, doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2019.04.022

Bueno, C. G., Marín, C., Silva-Flores, P., Aguilera, P., & Godoy, R. (2017). Think globally, research locally: emerging opportunities for mycorrhizal research in South America: First international mycorrhizal meeting in South America, ‘Mycorrhizal symbiosis in the southern cone of South America’, Valdivia, Chile, 6-9 March 20. New Phytologist, 215(4), 1306–1309. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14709

*Dal Bo, I., Klotzsche, A., Schaller, M., Ehlers, T.E., Kaufmann, M.S., Fuentes Espoz, J.P., Vereecken, H., van der Krunk, J. (2019). Geophysical imaging of regolith in landscapes along a climate and vegetation gradient in the Chilean coastal cordillera., doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2019.04.023

Djukic, I., Kepfer-Rojas, S., Schmidt, I. K., Larsen, K. S., Beier, C., Berg, B., et al. (EarthShape co-authors K. Tielbörger, L. van den Brink, M.Y. Bader, R. Canessa, S. Seitz, T. Scholten) (2018). Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of The Total Environment, 628629, 1369–1394. https://doi.org/10/gc8x3b

*van Dongen R., Scherler D., Wittmann, H., von Blanckenburg, F. (2018). Cosmogenic 10Be in river sediment: where grain size matters and why. Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 293-410. doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-393-2019

Fiore-Donno, A. M., Rixen, C., Rippin, M., Glaser, K., *Samolov, E., Karsten, U., Becker, B., Bonkowski M. (2018). New barcoded primers for efficient retrieval of cercozoan sequences in high-throughput environmental diversity surveys, with emphasis on worldwide biological soil crusts. Molecular Ecology Resources, 18(2), 229–239. https://doi.org/10/gddv2q

*Kock, S. T., Schittek, K., Mächtle, B., Wissel, H., Maldonado, A., Lücke, A. (2019).Hate Holocene environmental changes reconstructed from stable isotopes and geochemical records from a cushion-plant peatland in the Chilean Central Andes (27°S) https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.3088

*Lehnert, L. W., Thies, B., Trachte, K., Achilles, S., Osses, P., *Baumann, K, Schmidt, J., *Samolov, E., *Jung, P., Leinweber, P., Karsten, U., Büdel, B. & Bendix, J. (2018). A Case Study on Fog/Low Stratus Occurrence at Las Lomitas, Atacama Desert (Chile) as a Water Source for Biological Soil Crusts. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 18(1), 254–269. https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2017.01.0021

*Lehnert, L. W., *Jung, P., Obermeier, W. A., Büdel, B., & Bendix, J. (2018). Estimating Net Photosynthesis of Biological Soil Crusts in the Atacama Using Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing,10(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs10060891

Mutz, S. G., Ehlers, T. A., Werner, M., Lohmann, G., Stepanek, C., & Li, J. (2018). Estimates of late Cenozoic climate change relevant to Earth surface processes in tectonically active orogens. Earth Surface Dynamics, 6(2), 271–301. https://doi.org/10/gc8sbw

*Samolov, E., Mikhailyuk, T., Lukešová, A., Glaser, K., Büdel, B., Karsten, U. (2019). Usual algae from unusual habitats: Biodiversity of Klebsormidium (Klebsormidiophyceae, Streptophyta) from the phylogenetic superclade G isolated from biological soil crusts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 133, 236–255. doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.12.018 

*Schaller, M., Ehlers, T. A., Lang, K. A. H., *Schmid, M., & Fuentes-Espoz, J. P. (2018). Addressing the contribution of climate and vegetation cover on hillslope denudation, Chilean Coastal Cordillera (26°–38°S). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 489, 111–122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.02.026

*Schmid, M., Ehlers, T. A., *Werner, C., Hickler, T. & Fuentes-Espoz, J.-P. (2018) Effect of changing vegetation and precipitation on denudation – Part 2: Predicted landscape response to transient climate and vegetation cover over millennial to million-year timescales, Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 859-881, https://www.earth-surf-dynam.net/6/859/2018/

Spohn, M., & Sierra, C. A. (2018). How long do elements cycle in terrestrial ecosystems? Biogeochemistry, 139(1), 69-83. https://doi.org/10/gdj32q

*Stock, S.C., *Köster, M., Dippold, M.A., Nájera, F., Matus, F., Merino, C., Boy, J., Spielvogel, S., Gorbushina, A., Kuzyakov, Y. (2019) Environmental drivers and stoichiometric constraints on enzyme activities in soils from rhizosphere to continental scale, Geoderma, 337, 973-982, doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.10.030

*Werner, C., *Schmid, M., Ehlers, T. A., Fuentes-Espoz, J. P., Steinkamp, J., Forrest, M., Liakka, J., Maldonado, A. & Hickler, T. (2018): Effect of changing vegetation and precipitation on denudation – Part 1: Predicted vegetation composition and cover over the last 21 thousand years along the Coastal Cordillera of Chile, Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 829-858, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-829-2018