Dr. Steffen Seitz

Address:
Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
Soil Science and Geomorphology
Rümelinstraße 19 23
D-72070 Tübingen

Office: Room W312, Westbau

Contact:
+49(0)7071-29-77523
steffen.seitzspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

Consulting hours:
By arrangement

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Research Topics

  • Biogeomorphology: Effects of higher vegetation, biological soil crusts and soil fauna on the earth's surface
  • Soil Degradation: Bioprotective roles of plant traits on soil erosion processes in agriculture and forestry
  • Ecosystem Functioning: Reciprocal effects between biodiversity and soil erosion
  • Methodology: Improvement of field erosion measurements using laser scanners, laser disdrometers and tracing techniques

Current Projects

  • DFG grant: “Mechanisms of soil erosion under forest – the role of biological soil crusts” (MesiCrust)
  • DFG priority research program 1803 (EarthShape): "Earth surface shaping by biota" (EarthShape)
  • Agroscope Farming System and Tillage experiment: "Soil erosion under different land use treatments" (FAST)

Completed Projects

  • DFG research unit 891 (BEF China): "Soil erosion as a function of species richness and species composition in Chinese subtropical forests" (BEF China)
  • DFG cooperation group: "Integrated water resource managment - from modelling to adaption"

Memberships

  • DBG - Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (Link) [German Soil Science Society]
  • EGU - European Geosciences Union - Biogeosciences and Soil System Sciences (Link)
  • ESSC - European Society for Soil Conservation (Link)
  • Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Geomorphologie (Link) [German Working Group Geomorphology]

CV

*6th June 1983 in Mainz, Germany

Work Experience & Education

10.2020 - 03.2021
Interim Professor - Chair of Soil Science and Geomorphology

Institute of Geography, Universität Tübingen

04.2018 - 05.2018
Visiting Researcher

School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, USA

since 2016
Senior Researcher

Institute of Geography, Universität Tübingen

2011 - 2016
Researcher

Institute of Geography, Universität Tübingen / Visiting Researcher, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2011 - 2015
PhD Student at Universität Tübingen

"Mechanisms of Soil Erosion in Subtropical Chinese Forests - Effects of Species Diversity, Species Identity, Functional Traits and Soil Fauna on Sediment Discharge" (PhD thesis)

2011
Researcher

Institute for Geosciences, Universität Mainz

2003 - 2010
Student Assistant

Department of Ecology, Wasserversorgung Rheinhessen GmbH

2003 - 2010
Studies of Physical Geography, Geology & Botany

Universität Mainz (Germany) and Université de Bretagne Occidentale (France) Diplom (equivalent to M.Sc.) in Geography

2002 - 2003
Military Service

Field Work Record

Chile, China, USA (vegetation and biocrust sampling)
Chile, China & Philippines (soil and erosion surveys, mapping and sampling)
France, Italy & Spain (geophysical surveys, sampling and geomorphological mapping)
Austria, Germany & Switzerland (soil and erosion surveys, geophysical surveys, percolation measurements)

Teaching (since 2011)

M.Sc.

Seminar "Soil-Landscape Modelling" (GEO 96)

Research colloquium "Soil Science and Geomorphology" (GEO 94)

Lecture and seminar "Soils and Geomorphology" (GEO 76)

Short course "Introduction to R" (GEO 76)

B.Sc.

Student projects (GEO 51): "Aggregate stability", "Rainfall simulation", "Ecosystem Functioning", "Soil Erosion"

Course „Methods in Geography“ (GEO 23 - Field Methods)

Lecture "Soil Science" (GEO 21)

Excursion "Ammertal/Schwäbische Alb" (GEO 21)

Lecture "Introduction to Soil Science" (GEO 11)

Lecture "Introduction to Geoecology - Pedosphere"

Lecture “Geomorphology and Soil Geography” (University of Applied Forest Sciences Rottenburg)

Studium

Generale

Studium Oecologicum - Why soils matter

Publications:

Peer reviewed 2021

Li, X.-C., Qian, X., Gao, C., Seitz, S., Scholten, T., Wang, Y.-L., Yao, H., Gan, H.-Y., Guo, L.-D. (2021): Plant identity strongly structures the root-associated fungal community in a diverse subtropical forest. Basic and Applied Ecology. In Press. doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2021.01.002

Peer reviewed 2020

Almeida, W. S. de, Seitz, S., Coutinho de Oliveira, L. F., Carvalho, D. F. de (2020): Duration and intensity of rainfall events with the same erosivity change sediment yield and runoff rates. International Soil and Water Conservation Research 9(1): 69-75. doi: 10.1016/j.iswcr.2020.10.004​​​​​​​

Seitz, S., Teuber, S., Geißler, C., Goebes, P., Scholten, T. (2020): How Do Newly-Amended Biochar Particles Affect Erodibility and Soil Water Movement?—A Small-Scale Experimental Approach. Soil Systems 4, 60. doi: 10.3390/soilsystems4040060

Seguel, O., Díaz, D., Acevedo, E., Silva, P., Homer, I., Seitz, S. (2020): Hydraulic Conductivity in a Soil Cultivated with Wheat-Rapeseed Rotation under two Tillage Systems. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 20:2304-2315. doi: 10.1007/s42729-020-00296-w

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 45(7): 1487-1498. doi: 10.1002/esp.4820

Zhu, X., Liu, W., Chen, J., Bruijnzeel, LA., Mao, Z., Yang, X., Cardinael, R., Meng, FR., Sidle, RC., Seitz, S., Nair, VD., Nanko, K., Zou, X., Chen, C., Jiang, XJ. (2020): Reductions in water, soil and nutrient losses and pesticide pollution in agroforestry practices: a review of evidence and processes. Plant and Soil 453: 45-86. doi: 10.1007/s11104-019-04377-3

Peer reviewed 2019

Scholten, T., Seitz, S. (2019): Soil Erosion and Land Degradation. Soil Systems 3. 68. doi: 10.3390/soilsystems3040068

Skarbek, C. J., Noack, M., Bruelheide, H., Härdtle, W., Oheimb, G. von, Scholten, T., Seitz, S., Staab, M. (2019): A tale of scale: plot but not neighbourhood tree diversity increases leaf litter ant diversity. Journal of Animal Ecology.  9(2): 229 – 308. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.13115

Rentschler, T., Gries, P., Behrens, T., Bruelheide, H., Kühn, P., Seitz, S., Shi, X., Trogisch, S., Scholten, T., Schmidt, K. (2019): Comparison of catchment scale 3D and 2.5D modelling of soil organic carbon stocks in Jiangxi Province, PR China. PLoS ONE 14(8): e0220881. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220881

Goebes, P., Schmidt, K., Seitz, S., Both, S., Bruelheide, H., Erfmeier, A., Scholten, T., Kühn, P. (2019): The strength of soil-plant interactions under forest is related to a Critical Soil Depth. Scientific Reports 9: 8635. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-45156-5

Song, Z., Seitz, S., Li, J., Goebes, P., Schmidt, K., Kühn, P., Shi, X., Scholten, T. (2019): Tree diversity reduced soil erosion by affecting tree canopy and biologicalsoil crust development in a subtropical forest experiment. Forest Ecology and Management 444, 69-77. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2019.04.015

Seitz, S., Goebes, P., Loaiza Puerta, V., Pujol Pereira, E. I., Wittwer, R., Six, J., Heijden, M. G. A. van der, Scholten, T. (2019): Conservation tillage and organic farming reduce soil erosion. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 39: 4. doi:10.1007/s13593-018-0545-z

Peer reviewed 2018

Song, Z., Seitz, S., Zhu, P., Goebes, P., Shi, X., Xu, S., Wang, M., Schmidt, K., Scholten, T. (2018): Spatial distribution of LAI and its relationship with throughfall kinetic energy of common tree species in a Chinese subtropical forest plantation. Forest Ecology and Management 425, 189-195. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2018.05.046

Djukic, I., Kepfer-Rojas, S., Kappel Schmidt, I., Steenberg Larsen, K., Beier, C., Berg, B., Verheyen, K., TeaComposition Team with Scholten, T., Seitz, S. et al. (2018): Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment (628-629), 1369-1394. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012

Peer reviewed 2014 to 2017

2017

Seitz, S., Nebel, M., Goebes, P., Käppeler, K., Schmidt, K., Shi, X., Song, Z., Webber, C.L., Weber, B., Scholten, T. (2017): Bryophyte-dominated biological soil crusts mitigate soil erosion in an early successional Chinese subtropical forest. Biogeosciences 14(24), 5775-5788. doi: 10.5194/bg-14-5775-2017

Trogisch, S., Schuldt, A., Bauhus, J., Blum, J.A., Both, S., Buscot, F., Castro Izaguirre, N., Chesters, D., Durka, W., Eichenberg, D., Erfmeier, A., Fischer, M., Geißler, C., Germany, M.S., Goebes, P., Gutknecht, J., Hahn, C.Z., Haider, S., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Hector, A., Hönig, L., Huang, Y., Klein, A.-M., Kühn, P., Kunz, M., Leppert, K.N., Li, Y., Liu, X., Niklaus, P.A., Pei, Z., Pietsch, K.A., Prinz, R., Proß, T., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmidt, K., Scholten, T., Seitz, S., Song, Z., Staab M., von Oheimb, G., Weißbecker, C., Welk, E., Wirth, C., Wubet, T., Yang, B., Yang, X., Zhu, C.-D., Schmid, B., Ma, K., Bruelheide, H. (2017): Toward a methodical framework for comprehensively assessing forest multifunctionality. Ecology and Evolution 7(24), 10652–10674. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3488

Scholten, T., Goebes, P., Kühn, P., Seitz, S., Assmann, T., Bauhaus, J., Bruelheide, H., Buscot, F., Erfmeier, A., Fischer, M., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Ma, K., Niklaus, P.A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Shi, X., Song, Z., von Oheimb, G., Wirth, C., Wubet, T. & Schmidt, K. (2017): On the combined effect of soil fertility and topography on tree growth in subtropical forest ecosystems-a study from SE China. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10, 111-127. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtw065

2016

Seitz, S., Goebes, P., Song, Z., Bruelheide, H., Härdtle, W., Kühn, P., Li, Y., Scholten, T. (2016): Tree species and functional traits but not species richness affect interrill erosion processes in young subtropical forests. SOIL 2, 49-61. doi: 10.5194/soil-2-49-2016

Goebes, P., Schmidt, K., Härdtle, W., Seitz, S., Stumpf, F., von Oheimb, G., Scholten, T. (2016): Rule-based analysis of throughfall kinetic energy to evaluate biotic and abiotic factor thresholds to mitigate erosive power. Progress in Physical Geography 40(3), 431-449. doi:10.1177/0309133315624642

2015

Goebes, P., Seitz, S., Kühn, P., Li, Y., Niklaus, P., von Oheimb, G., Scholten, T. (2015): Throughfall kinetic energy in young subtropical forests: Investigation on tree species richness effects and spatial variability. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213, 148-159. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.06.019

Goebes, P., Bruelheide, H., Härdtle, W., Kröber, W., Kühn, P., Li, Y., Seitz, S., von Oheimb, G., Scholten, T. (2015): Species-specific effects on throughfall kinetic energy in subtropical forest plantations are related to leaf traits and tree architecture. PLoS ONE 10, 6, e0128084. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128084

Seitz, S., Goebes, P., Zumstein, P., Assmann, T., Kühn, P., Niklaus, P. A., Schuldt, A., Scholten, T. (2015): The influence of leaf litter diversity and soil fauna on initial soil erosion in subtropical forests. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 40, 1439–1447. doi: 10.1002/esp.3726

2014

Goebes, P., Seitz, S., Geißler, C., Lassu, T., Peters, P., Seeger, M., Nadrowski, K., Scholten, T. (2014): Momentum or kinetic energy - How do substrate properties influence the calculation of rainfall erosivity? Journal of Hydrology 517, 310-316. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.031

 

Book Chapters & Monographs

Seitz, S., Prasuhn, V., Scholten, T. (2020): Controlling Soil Erosion Using No-Till Farming Systems. In: Dang, Y., Dalal, R., Menzies, N. (eds.): No-till Farming Systems for Sustainable Agriculture. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-030-46409-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-46409-7_12

Seitz, S. (2015): Mechanisms of Soil Erosion in Subtropical Chinese Forests - Effects of Species Diversity, Species Identity, Functional Traits and Soil Fauna on Sediment Discharge. PhD thesis, Tübingen. (Link)

Scholten, T., Seitz, S., Goebes, P., Geißler, C., Schmidt, K., Bruelheide, H., Kühn, P. (2013): Soils and Geomorphology of the Main Experiment - with additional Information on Climate, Topography and Plot Design. Sino-Swiss-German Research Unit BEF China. Tübingen.

Seitz, S. (2013): Bodenkennwerte im Weinbau. Kleinräumige Modellierung und Analyse mit Hilfe geostatistischer Methoden. München. (Diplomarbeit, Link)

Translations & others

Translation German-French (together with K. Daniel): DBG/BGS Tagung Bern 2019 - Conférence de la SSP/DBG à Berne 2019 : Réunions des Commissions

Translation German-French (together with K. Daniel): Ahlrichs J. et al. (2017): Occupation du territoire pendant la période néolithique sur la colline du Fürstenberg à la bordure sud de la Baar en Allemagne du sud-ouest

Seitz, S. (2011): Prospektion in der Archäologie – Methoden und Möglichkeiten. Berichte zur Archäologie in Rheinhessen und Umgebung.

Conference Contributions & Proceedings:

2021

Nanko K, Levia DF, Seitz S.: Sustaining the soil: Management strategies of forest-water interactions to protect forest soils 6th IAHR Europe Congress Abstract Book IAHR Europe 2020 - Online 2021

2020

Seitz S., Scholten T, Schmidt K.: Soil erosion monitoring at small scales: Using close range photogrammetry and laser scanning to evaluate initial sediment delivery EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-16685

Riveras, N., Witzgall, K., Rodriguez, V., Kühn, P., Mueller, CW., Oses, R., Seguel, O., Seitz, S., Tapia, Y., Salazar, O., Wagner, D., Scholten, T.: Soil erosion controlled by biota along a climate gradient in Chile EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-10817

Gries, P., Schmidt, K., Kühn, P., Eberle, J., Seitz, S., Scholten, T., Wegrzyn, M., Wietrzyk-Pelka, P.: Soil formation and biological soil crust development in glacier forelands of Svalbard (High Arctic)        EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-8213

Gall, C., Nebel, M., Quandt, D., Sauer, M., Scholten, T., Seitz, S.: Soil Erosion in Mesic Forests: How do Biological Soil Crusts affect sediment transport and surface runoff? EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-664

Seitz, S. et al.: Soil erosion monitoring at small scales: Using close range photogrammetry and laser scanning to evaluate initial sediment delivery. EGU General Assembly 2020, Online Event. [Display]

Seitz, S.: On the influence of tree species and functional traits, biological soil crusts and soil fauna on rain splash and interrill erosion in forests. Workshop, Shiiba Research Forest, Kyushu, Japan. [Solicited Talk]

2019

Seitz, S. et al: Biological Soil Crusts Reduce Soil Losses in Young Subtropical Forest Plantations. 4th International Workshop on Biological Soil Crusts - BioCrust4, Brisbane, Australia. [Poster]

Gall, C., Seitz, S. et al.: How Do Biological Soil Crusts Affect Soil Erosion after Forest Disturbances in Mesic Environments? 4th International Workshop on Biological Soil Crusts - BioCrust4, Brisbane, Australia. [Poster]

Van der Heijden, M., Seitz,S. et al.: A Comparison of Major Arable Production Systems: An Agronomic, Environmental and Ecological Evaluation. XVe European Society for Agronomy Congress (ESA) 2019, Geneva, Switzerland. [Talk] - ESA2018 Abstract Book

Seitz, S. et al.: Conservation tillage decreases soil erosion in organic farming. EGU General Assembly 2019, Vienna. [Talk, PICO]

Gall, C., Seitz, S. et al.: On the influence of Biological Soil Crusts on Soil Erosion under Forest. EGU General Assembly 2019, Vienna. [Poster]

Senn, J.A., Seitz, S. et al.: Using airborne LiDAR to estimate vegetation's influence on throughfall kinetic energy. EGU General Assembly 2019, Vienna. [Poster]

Seitz, S.: How do tree diversity, species and functional traits affect rain splash and interrill erosion in early-stage Chinese forest plantations? Sino-German Young Scientist Forum. Xi'an, China. [Solicited Talk]

2018

Seitz, S.: Soil Erosion – How we are losing ground. An underestimated threat. Cargill R&D Center Europe. Bruxelles, Belgium. [Solicited Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: Verminderung des Erosionsrisikos und Verbesserung der Bodenstruktur in der organischen Landwirtschaft durch reduzierten Pflugeinsatz. Marktredwitzer Bodenschutztage. Marktredwitz. [Poster]

Scholten, T., Seitz, S. et al.: Soil Erosion in Woodlands: Effects of Tree Species, Tree Diversity and Biological Soil Crusts after Forest Disturbances. IUSS 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [Talk]              

Seitz, S. et al.: Reduced tillage practices decrease soil erosion in organic farming systems IUSS 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [Talk]

Bernhard, N., Seitz, S. et al.: Interrill soil erosion and aggregate stability along a climate gradient (arid to humid) on hillslopes in Chile. IUSS 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [Poster]

Rentschler, T., Seitz, S. et al.: Comparison of catchment scale 3D and 2.5D modelling of soil organic carbon stocks in Jiangxi Province, PR China. 2nd ISMC Conference: New Perspectives on Soil Models, Wageningen, Netherlands. [Poster]

Seitz, S.: Soil Erosion under Forest: Insights into a neglected topic. Quenstedt Jahresfeier, Tübingen. [Solicited Talk]

Seitz, S.: Understanding soil erosion in young subtropical forest plantations: Effects of tree species richness, tree functional traits, biological soil crusts and soil mesofauna on throughfall kinetic energy and initial sediment yield. Departmental Seminar NAU School of Forestry, Flagstaff, USA. [Solicited Talk]

Seitz, S.: Soil erosion in subtropical forests: How do tree traits and soil surface cover affect splash erosion and interrill sediment transport. USGS Seminar Series, Moab, USA. [Solicited Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: Splash and interrill erosion research: Current needs and future prospects. EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna. [Talk, PICO] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 20: 19704

Goebes, P., Seitz, S. et al.: Species-specific tree architectures, leaf traits and soil cover affect splash erosion and interrill sediment transport under forest. EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna. [Talk, PICO] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 20: 15530

Bernhard, N., Seitz, S. et al.: Interrill soil erosion and its relation to soil properties along a climate gradient from arid to humid on hillslopes in Chile. EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna. [Talk, PICO] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 20: 9181

Wittwer, R., Seitz, S. et al.: Impact of conventional, organic and conservation agriculture on soil functions and multifunctionality. EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna. [Talk] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 20: 17002

2013 to 2017

Seitz, S. et al.: Zum Einfluss von Biodiversitäts- und Arteffekten auf initiale Bodenerosion in jungen subtropischen Wäldern. Deutscher Kongress für Geographie 2017, Tübingen. [Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: Zum Einfluss von Biodiversitäts- und Arteffekten, sowie Bodenfauna auf initiale Bodenerosion in jungen subtropischen Wäldern. Jahrestagung der DBG 2017, Göttingen. [Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: Soil Erosion in Subtropical Forests – Effects of Species Diversity, Species Identity, Functional Traits and Soil Fauna. 1st CONSOWA, Lleida, Spain. [Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: Soil fauna and leaf species, but not species diversity, affect initial soil erosion in a subtropical forest plantation. EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: 9180

Seitz, S. et al.: The influence of biochar on substrate erodibility: An experimental approach with simulated rainfall. EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: 8986

Ahner, M., Seitz S. et al.: Close range photogrammetry in soil erosion monitoring: Mass loss comparison between runoff plots and high resolution DEMs. EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: 7934

Iserloh, T., Seitz S. et al.: Rainfall simulators in hydrological and geomorphological sciences: benefits, applications and future research directions. EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: 19497

Seitz, S. et al.: Development of biological soil crusts and their impact on soil erosion in an early successional subtropical forest ecosystem. BioCrust 3, Moab, USA. [Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: Die Zugabe von Biokohle beeinflusst die Erodierbarkeit von Böden. SETAC Jahrestagung, Tübingen. [Poster]

Seitz, S. et al.: Biological soil crusts reduce soil erosion in early successional subtropical forests in PR China. EGU General Assembly 2016, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 18: 18415

Seitz, S. et al.: Effects of soil fertility and topography on tree growth in subtropical forest ecosystems. EGU General Assembly 2016, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 18: 1536

Goebes, P., Seitz, S. et al.: Carbon redistribution during interrill erosion in subtropical forests: Effects of leaf litter diversity and soil fauna. EGU General Assembly 2016, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 18: 6452

Scholten, T., Seitz, S. et al.: The influence of a diverse litter cover and soil fauna on carbon fluxes during interrill erosion in subtropical forests. 5th International Symposium on SOM 2015, Göttingen. [Poster]

Seitz, S. et al.: Bodenerosionsmessungen unter organischem und konventionellem Landbau mit Hilfe kleinräumlicher Messparzellen und künstlicher Beregnung. Jahrestagung der DBG 2015, München. [Talk]

Scholten, T., Seitz, S. et al.: Erstellung von 3D-Oberflächenmodellen im Submillimeterbereich für die Bodenerosionsforschung. Jahrestagung der DBG 2015, München. [Poster]

van der Heijden, M., Seitz, S. et al.: An agronomic, environmental and ecological comparison of major arable farming systems. WFS Conference, Zürich. [Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: Soil erosion under organic and conventional farming and different tillage systems. EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna. [Talk] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 17: 2024

Goebes, P., Seitz, S. et al.: Species-specific effects on throughfall kinetic energy below 12 subtropical tree species are related to leaf traits and tree architecture. EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 17: 3942

Seitz, S. et al.: Soil erosion measurements under different land use treatments with a portable rainfall simulator. FAST Symposium 2015, Zürich. [Talk]

Seitz, S. et al.: The impact of biodiversity on initial soil erosion processes and nutrient fluxes in subtropical forest ecosystems. IUSS 20th World Congress of Soil Science 2014, Jeju, Korea. [Poster - IUSS Best Poster Award]

Seitz, S. et al.: Biological soil crusts in subtropical China and their influence on initial soil erosion. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 16: 3391

Goebes, P., Seitz, S. et al.: Kinetic energy or momentum – how do substrate properties influence the calculation of rainfall erosivity? EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna. [Poster] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 16: 2955

Seitz, S. et al.: Die Rolle der Biodiversität für initiale Bodenerosionsprozesse und Stoffflüsse in subtropischen Waldgebieten. Jahrestagung der DBG 2013, Rostock. [Talk]

Scholten, T., Seitz, S. et al.: Verändert die Zugabe von Biokohle die Erodibilität von Böden? Jahrestagung der DBG 2013, Rostock. [Poster]

Seitz, S. et al.: Carbon and nitrogen loss during initial erosion processes under litter cover. EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna. [Talk] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 15: 9288

Goebes, P., Seitz, S. et al.: How does litter cover, litter diversity and fauna affect sediment discharge and runoff? EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna. [Talk] - Geophysical Research Abstracts 15: 7565