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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

 

Baseline Data Publications

*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). Data supplement to: 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. GFZ Data Services, doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.5.3.2018.001

*R. Canessa, *L. van den Brink, A. Saldaña, R.S. Rios, S. Hättenschwiller, C.W. Mueller, I. Prater, K. Tielbörger & M.Y. Bader (2020). Data from: Relative effects of climate and litter traits on decomposition change with time, climate and trait variability. Dryad Digital Repository, doi.org/10.5061/dryad.ttdz08kwb

*R. van Dongen, D. Scherler, H. Wittmann & F. von Blanckenburg (2019). Data supplement to: Cosmogenic 10Be in river sediment: where grainsize matters and why. GFZ Data Service, doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.3.3.2019.002

*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). Data supplement to: Chemistry and microbiology of the Critical Zone along a steep climate and vegetation gradient in the Chilean Coastal Cordillera. GFZ Data Services, doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.3.3.2018.001

*R. A. Oeser,  F. von Blanckenburg (2020). Data set for evaluation element fluxes released by weathering and taken up by plants along the EarthShape climate and vegetation gradient. GFZ Data Services, doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.3.3.2020.003

*K. Übernickel, T.A. Ehlers, M.R. Ershadi, L. Paulino, J.P. Fuentes, A. Maldonado, R. Oses-Pedraza F. von Blanckenburg (2020). Time series of meteorological station data in the EarthShape study areas in the Coastal Cordillera, Chile. GFZ Data Services, doi.org/10.5880/fidgeo.2020.043

U. Weckmann, K. Bauer, C. Krawczyk, J. Kück, *K. Übernickel,  F. von Blanckenburg (2020). Geophysical borehole logging data from Santa Gracia, Chile. GFZ Data Services, doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.2.7.2020.001

 

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.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.09.035

*Brucker, E., Kernchen, S., Spohn, M. (2020). Release of phosphorus and silicon from minerals by soil microorganisms depends on the availability of organic carbon. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 143(107737), 1-10. doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.107737

*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, https://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

*Canessa, R., *van den Brink, L., Saldaña, A., Rios, R.S., Hättenschwiller, S., Mueller, C.W., Prater, I., Tielbörger, K., Bader, M.Y. (2020). Relative effects of climate and litter traits on decomposition change with time, climate and trait variability. Journal of Ecology, xx-xx. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13516

*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., Catena, 180, 146-159. 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

Godoy R., Silva-Flores P., Aguilera P., Marín C. (2017). Microbial interactions in the plant-soil continuum: Research results presented at the Workshop "Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in the Southern Cone of South America". Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 17(4), 1-3

*Jung P., *K. Baumann, D. Emrich, A. Springer, V.J.M.N.L. Felde, S. Dultz, C. Baum, M. Frank, B. Büdel, P. Leinweber (2020). Lichens bite the dust - a bioweathering scenario in the Atacama Desert. iScience. doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101647

*Jung P., *K. Baumann, *L.W. Lehnert, *E. Samolov, S. Achilles, M. Schermer, Luise M. Wraase, K.-U. Eckhardt, M. Bader, P. Leinweber, U. Karsten, J. Bendix, B. Büdel, (2019). Desert Breath - How fog promotes a novel type of soil biocenosis, forming the coastal Atacama Desert's living skin. Geobiology. DOI: doi.org/10.1111/gbi.12368

*Jung P., D. Emrich, L. Briegel-Williams, M. Schermer, L. Weber, *K. Baumann, C. Cloesie, P. Clerc, *L.W. Lehnert, S. Achilles, J. Bendix, B. Büdel, (2018). Ecophysiology and phylogeny of new terricolous and epiphytic clorolichens in a fog oasis of the Atacama Desert. MicrobiologyOpen. doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.894

*Jung P., T. Mikhailyuk, D. Emrich, *K. Baumann, S. Dultz, B. Büdel, (2020). Shifting boundaries: Ecological and geographical range extension based on three new species in the cyanobacterial genera Cyanocohniella, Oculatella, and Aliterella. Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.13025

*Jung P., M. Schermer, L. Briegel-Williams,*K. Baumann, P. Leinweber, U. Karsten,  *L.W. Lehnert, S. Achilles, J. Bendix, B. Büdel, (2019). Water availability shapes edaphic and lithic cyanobacterial communities in the Atacama Desert. Journal of Phycology. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12908

*Kock, S. T., Schittek, K., Lücke, A., Maldonado, A. & Mächtle, B. (2019). Geomorphodynamics of the western Chilean Central Andes (27°S) during the last 1800 cal. yr BP as recorded in a high-Andean cushion peatland. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementary Issues, 62(2), 183-205. DOI: 10.1127/zfg_suppl/2019/0537

*Kock, S. T., Schittek, K., Mächtle, B., Maldonado, A., Vos, H., Lupo, L.C., Kulemeyer, J.J., Wissel, H., Schäbitz, F., Lücke, A. (2020). Multi-Centennial-Scale Variations of South American Summer Monsoon Intensity in the Soithern Central Andes (24-27°S) during the Late Holocene. Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (4), 1-11. doi:10.1029/2019GL084157

*Kock, S. T., Schittek, K., Mächtle, B., Wissel, H., Maldonado, A., Lücke, A. (2019). Late Holocene environmental changes reconstructed from stable isotopes and geochemical records from a cushion-plant peatland in the Chilean Central Andes (27°S). Journal of Quaternary Science, 34(2), 153-164. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3088

*Köster, M., *Stock, S.C.,  Nájera, F., *Abdallah, K., Gorbushina, A., Prietzel, J., Matus, F., Klysubun, W.,  Boy, J.,   Kuzyakov, Y., Dippold, M.A., Spielvogel, S. (2020) From rock easting to vegetarian ecosystems - Disentangling processes of phosphorus acquisition across biomes, Geoderma, XXX, XXX-XXX, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114827

 

*Lehnert, L. W., Thies, B. & Bendix, J. (2020). A new spatial resolution low stratus/fog retrieval for the Atacama Desert. Remote sensing of Environment, 236, 1-11. doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111445

*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

Lembrechts, J.J., Aalto J., Ashcroft M.B., et al. (EarthShape co-authors K. Tielbörger, L. van den Brink, M.Y. Bader, R. Canessa, T. Scholten) (2020). SoilTemp: A global database of near-surface temperature, Glob Change Biol. 2020, 1–14. doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15123

Marín, C., Godoy R., Valenzuela E., Schloter M., Wubet T., Boy J., Gschwendtner S. (2017). Functional land-use change effects on soil fungal communities in Chilean temperate rainforests. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 17(4), 985-1002, http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-95162017000400011

Merino, C., Matus, F., Kuzyakov, Y., Dyckmans, J., *Stock, S.C., Dippold, M.A.  (2020). Contribution of the Fenton reaction and ligninolytic enzymes to soil organic matter mineralisation under anoxic conditions. Science of the Total Environment (in press), doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143397

Mutz, S. G., Ehlers, T. A. (2019). Detection and explanation of spatiotemporal patterns in Late Cenozoic paleoclimate change relevant to Earth surface processes. Earth Surface Dynamics, 7, 663–679. doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-663-2019

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

Mutz, S. G., Scherrer, S., Muceniece, I. & Ehlers, T. A. (2021). Twenty-first century regional temperature response in Chile based on empirical-statistical downscaling. Climate Dynamics, doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05620-9

Najera, F., Dippold, M., Boy, J., Seguel, O., *Koester., M., *Stock, S., Merino, C., Kuzyakov, Y., Matus, F. (2020). Effects of drying/rewetting on soil aggregate dynamics and implications for organic matter turnover. Biology and Fertility of Soils. doi.org/10.1007/s00374-020-01469-6

*Oeser, R.A. & F. von Blanckenburg (2020). Do degree and rate of silicate weathering depend on plant productivity? Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4883-2020

*Oeser, R.A. & F. von Blanckenburg (2020). Strontium isotopes trace biological activity in the Critical Zone along a climate and vegetation gradient. Chemical Geology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.119861

*Samolov, E., *Baumann, K., Büdel, B., *Jung, P., Leinweber, P., Mikhailyuk, T., Karsten, U., Glaser, K. (2020). Biodiversity of Algae and Cyanobacteria in Biological Soil Crusts Collected Along a Climatic Gradient in Chile Using an Integrative Approach. Microorganisms, 8,1047, 1-28. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8071047

*Samolov, E., Mikhailyuk, T., Lukešová, A., Glaser, K., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.12.018 

Senn, J. A., Fassnacht F. E., Eichel J., Seitz S., Schmidtlein S. (2020). A new concept for estimating the influence of vegetation on throughfall kinetic energy using aerial laser scanning. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, . doi.org/10.1002/esp.4820

*Schaller, M., *Dal Bo, I., Ehlers, T. A., , Klotzsche, A., Drews, R., Fuentes-Espoz, J. P. & van der Kruk, J. (2020). AComparison of regolith physical and chemical characteristics with geophysical data along a climate and ecological gradient, Chilean Coastal Cordillera (26 to 38°S). Soil, 6, 629-647. doi.org/10.5194/soil-6-629-2020

*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

Scherler, D., Schwanghart, W. (2020). Drainage divide networks - Part 1: Identification and ordering in digital elevation models. Earth and Surface Dynamics, 8, 245-259. doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-245-2020

*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

Spohn, M., Zeissig, I., *Brucker, E., Widdig, M., Lacher, U., Aburto F. (2020). Phosphorus solubilization in the rhizosphere in two saprolites with contrasting phosphorus fractions, Geoderma, 366, 1-10. https://doi.org/10/gdj32q

Starke, J., Ehlers, T. A., Schaller, M. (2020) Latitudinal effect of vegetation on erosion rates identified along western South America, Science, 367 (6484), 1358-1361, DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz084

*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, https://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