Publications (peer-reviewed journals)

2019

Boeddinghaus, R., S. Marhan, D. Berner, S. Boch, M. Fischer, N. Hölzel, J. Kattge, V. Klaus, T. Kleinebecker, Y. Oelmann, D. Prati, D. Schäfer, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, E. Sorkau, E. Kandeler, P. Manning (2019): Plant functional trait shifts explain concurrent changes in the structure and function of grassland soil microbial communities. Journal of Ecology 107: 2197-2210.

Hacker, N., W. Wilcke, Y. Oelmann (2019): The oxygen isotope composition of bioavailable phosphate in soil reflects the oxygen isotope composition in soil water driven by plant diversity effects on evaporation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 248: 387-399.

van der Plas, F., E. Allan, M. Fischer, F. Alt, H. Arndt, J. Binkenstein, S. Blaser, N. Blüthgen, S. Boehm, N. Hoelzel, V. Klaus, T. Kleinebecker, K. Morris, Y. Oelmann, D. Prati, S. Renner, M.C. Rillig, H.M. Schaefer, M. Schloter, B. Schmitt, I. Schoening, M. Schrumpf, E. Solly, E. Sorkau, J. Steckel, I. Steffan-Dewenter, B. Stempfhuber, M. Tschapka, C. Weiner, W.W. Weisser, M. Werner, C. Westphal, W. Wilcke, P. Manning (2019): Towards the development of general rules describing landscape heterogeneity-multifunctionality relationships. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 168-179

Bandowe, B.A.M., S. Leimer, H. Meusel, A. Velescu, S. Dassen, N. Eisenhauer, T. Hoffmann, Y. Oelmann, W. Wilcke (2019) Plant diversity enhances the natural attenuation of polycyclic aromatic compounds (PAHs and oxygenated PAHs) in grassland soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 129: 60-70.

2018

Felipe-Lucia, M., S. Soliveres, C. Penone, P. Manning, F. van der Plas, S. Boch, D. Prati, C. Ammer, P. Schall, M. Gossner, J. Bauhus, F. Buscot, S. Blaser, N. Blüthgen, A. de Frutos, M. Ehbrecht, K. Frank, K. Goldmann, F. Hänsel, K. Jung, T. Kahl, T. Nauss, Y. Oelmann, R. Pena, A. Polle, S. Renner, M. Schloter, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, E.-D. Schulze, E. Solly, E. Sorkau, B. Stempfhuber, M. Tschapka, W.W. Weisser, T. Wubet, M. Fischer, E. Allan (2018): Multiple forest attributes underpin the provision of multiple ecosystem services. Nature Communications 9: 4839.

Hauenstein, S., H. Neidhardt, F. Lang, J. Krüger, D. Hofmann, T. Pütz, Y. Oelmann (2018): Organic layers favor phosphorus storage and uptake by young beech trees (Fagus sylvatica L.) at nutrient poor ecosystems. Plant and Soil 432: 289–301.

Bernhard, N., L.-M. Moskwa, K. Schmidt, R.A. Oeser, F. Aburto, M.Y. Bader, K. Baumann, F. von Blanckenburg, J. Boy, L. van den Brink, E. Brucker, B. Büdel, R. Canessa, M.A. Dippold, T.A. Ehlers, J.P. Fuentes, R. Godoy, P. Jung, U. Karsten, M. Köster, Y. Kuzyakov, P. Leinweber, H. Neidhardt, F. Matus, C.W. Müller, Y. Oelmann, R. Oses, P. Osses, L. Paulino, E. Samolov, M. Schaller, M. Schmid, S. Spielvogel, M. Spohn, S. Stock, N. Stroncik, K. Tielbörger, K. Übernickel, T. Scholten, O. Seguel, D. Wagner, P. Kühn (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.

Buchmann, T., J. Schumacher, A. Ebeling, N. Eisenhauer, M. Fischer, G. Gleixner, N. Hacker, M. Lange, Y. Oelmann, E.-D. Schulze, A. Weigelt, W.W. Weisser, W. Wilcke, C. Roscher (2018): Connecting experimental biodiversity research to real-world grasslands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 33: 78-88.

Neidhardt, H., D. Schöckle, A. Schleinitz, E. Eiche, Z. Berner, P.T.K. Tram, V.M. Lan, P.H. Viet, A. Biswas, S. Majumder, D. Chatterjee, Y. Oelmann, M. Berg (2018): Biogeochemical phosphorus cycling in groundwater ecosystems - Insights from south and southeast Asian floodplain and delta aquifers. Science of the Total Environment 644: 1357-1370. 

Neidhardt H., Winkel L.H.E., Kaegi R., Stengel C., Trang P.T.K., Lan V.M., Viet P.H., Berg M. (2018): Insights into arsenic retention dynamics of Pleistocene aquifer sediments by in situ sorption experiments. Water Research 129: 123-132.

Sorkau, E., S. Boch, R.S. Boeddinghaus, M. Bonkowski, M. Fischer, E. Kandeler, V.H. Klaus, T. Kleinebecker, S. Marhan, J. Müller, D. Prati, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, J. Weinert, Y. Oelmann (2018): The role of soil chemical properties, land use and plant diversity for microbial phosphorus in forest and grassland soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 181: 185-197.

Guiz, J., A. Ebeling, N. Eisenhauer, N. Hacker, L. Hertzog, Y. Oelmann, C. Roscher, C. Wagg, H. Hillebrand (accepted): Interspecific competition alters leaf stoichiometry in 20 grassland species. Oikos 127: 903-914.

Meyer, S. T., R. Ptacnik, H. Hillebrand, H. Bessler, N. Buchmann, A. Ebeling, N. Eisenhauer, C. Engels, M. Fischer, S. Halle, A. M. Klein, Y. Oelmann, C. Roscher, T. Rottstock, C. Scherber, S. Scheu, B. Schmid, E.-D. Schulze, V. M. Temperton, T. Tscharntke, W. Voigt, A. Weigelt, W. Wilcke, W. W. Weisser (2018): Biodiversity-multifunctionality relationships depend on identity and number of measured functions. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 44–49.

2017

Rawson J., Siade A., Sun J., Neidhardt H., Berg M., Prommer H. (2017): Quantifying reactive transport processes governing arsenic mobility after injection of reactive organic carbon into a Bengal Bay aquifer. Environmental Science & Technology, 51 (15), 8471–8480.

Hacker, N., G. Gleixner, M. Lange, W. Wilcke, Y. Oelmann (2017): Phosphorus release from mineral soil by acid hydrolysis: Method development, kinetics, and plant community composition effects. Soil Science Society of America Journal 81: 1389–1400.

Gudasz, C., M. Ruppenthal, K. Kalbitz, C. Cerli, S. Fiedler, Y. Oelmann, A. Andersson, J. Karlsson (2017): Contributions of terrestrial organic carbon to northern lake sediments. Limnology and Oceanography Letters 2: 218–227.

Brunn, M., S. Brodbeck, Y. Oelmann (2017): Three decades following afforestation are sufficient to yield δ13C depth profiles. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 180: 643-647.

Dietrich, K., M. Spohn, M. Villamagua, Y. Oelmann (2017): Nutrient addition affects net and gross mineralization of phosphorus in the organic layer of a tropical montane forest. Biogeochemistry 136: 223-236.

Chen, H., N. J. Oram, K. Barry, L. Mommer, J. van Ruijven, H. Kroon, A. Ebeling, N. Eisenhauer, C. Fischer, G. Gleixner, A. Gessler, O. González Macé, N. Hacker, A. Hildebrandt, M. Lange, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, S. Scheu, Y. Oelmann, C. Wagg, W. Wilcke, C. Wirth, A. Weigelt (accepted): Root chemistry and soil fauna but not soil abiotic conditions explain the effects of plant diversity on root decomposition. Oecologia 185: 499-511.

Weisser, W. W., C. Roscher, S. T. Meyer, A. Ebeling, G. Luo, E. Allan, H. Beßler, R. Barnard, N. Buchmann, F. Buscot, C. Engels, C. Fischer, M. Fischer, A. Gessler, G. Gleixner, S. Halle, A. Hildebrandt, H. Hillebrand, H. De Kroon, M. Lange, S. Leimer, X. Le Roux, A. Milcu, L. Mommer, P. Niklaus, Y. Oelmann, R. Proulx, J. Roy, C. Scherber, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, S. Scheu, T. Tscharntke, M. Wachendorf, C. Wagg, A. Weigelt, W. Wilcke, C. Wirth, E.-D. Schulze, B. Schmid, N. Eisenhauer (2017): Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning in a 15-year grassland experiment: patterns, mechanisms, and open questions. Basic and Applied Ecology 23: 1-73.

Müller, M., Y. Oelmann, U. Schickhoff, J. Böhner, T. Scholten (2017): Himalayan treeline soil and foliar C:N:P stoichiometry. Geoderma 291: 21-32.

Oelmann, Y., H.-J. Brauckmann, K.-F. Schreiber, G. Broll (2017): 40 years of succession or mulching of abandoned grassland affect phosphorus fractions in soil. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 237: 66-74.

Rathi B., Neidhardt H., Berg M., Siade A., Prommer H.: Processes governing arsenic retardation on Pleistocene sediments: Adsorption experiments and model‐based analysis. 2017, Water Resources Research, 53 (5), 4344–4360.

2016

Meyer, S. T., A. Ebeling, N. Eisenhauer, L. Hertzog, H. Hillebrand, A. Milcu, S. Pompe, M. Abbas, H. Bessler, N. Buchmann, E. De Luca, C. Engels, M. Fischer, G. Gleixner, A. Hudewenz, A.-M. Klein, H. de Kroon, S. Leimer, H. Loranger, L. Mommer, Y. Oelmann, J.M. Ravenek, C. Roscher, T. Rottstock, C. Scherber, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, S. Scheu, B. Schmid, E.-D. Schulze, A. Staudler, T. Strecker, V.M. Temperton, T. Tscharntke, A. Vogel, W. Voigt, A. Weigelt, W. Wilcke, W.W. Weisser (2016): Biodiversity effects strengthen over time as ecosystem functioning declines at low and increases at high biodiversity. Ecosphere 7(12):e01619.

Leimer, S., Y. Oelmann, N. Eisenhauer, A. Milcu, C. Roscher, S. Scheu, A. Weigelt, C. Wirth, W. Wilcke (2016): Mechanisms behind plant diversity effects on inorganic and organic N leaching from temperate grassland. Biogeochemistry 131: 339-353.

Majumder S., Datta S., Nath B., Neidhardt H., Sarkar S., Roman-Ross G., Berner Z., Hidalgo M., Chatterjee D., Chatterjee D.: Monsoonal influence on variation of hydrochemistry and isotopic signatures: implications for associated arsenic release in groundwater. Journal of Hydrology, 2016, 535, 407-414.

Bergkemper, F., E.K. Bünemann, S. Hauenstein, C. Heuck, E. Kandeler, J. Krüger, S. Marhan, É. Mészáros, D. Nassal, P. Nassal, Y. Oelmann, C. Pistocchi, M. Schloter, M. Spohn, U. Talkner, D.P. Zederer, S. Schulz (2016): An inter-laboratory comparison of gaseous- and liquid fumigation based methods for measuring microbial phosphorus (Pmic) in forest soils with differing P stocks. Journal of Microbiological Methods 128: 66-68.

Soliveres,S., F. van der Plas, P. Manning, D. Prati, M.M. Gossner, S.C. Renner, F. Alt, H. Arndt, V. Baumgartner, J. Binkenstein, K. Birkhofer, S. Blaser, N. Blüthgen, S. Boch, S. Böhm, C. Börschig, F. Buscot, T. Diekötter, J. Heinze, N. Hölzel, K. Jung, V.H. Klaus, T. Kleinebecker, S. Klemmer, J. Krauss, M. Lange, E.K. Morris, J. Müller, Y. Oelmann, J. Overmann, E. Pašalić, M.C. Rillig, H.M. Schaefer, M. Schloter, B. Schmitt, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, J. Sikorski, S.A. Socher, E.F. Solly, I. Sonnemann, E. Sorkau, J. Steckel, I. Steffan-Dewenter, B. Stempfhuber, M. Tschapka, M. Türke, P. Venter, C.N. Weiner, W.W. Weisser, M. Werner, C. Westphal, W. Wilcke, V. Wolters, T. Wubet, S. Wurst, M. Fischer, E. Allan (2016): Biodiversity at multiple trophic levels is needed for ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature 536: 456–459.

Schaller, J., C. Roscher, H. Hillebrand, A. Weigelt, Y. Oelmann, W. Wilcke, A. Ebeling, W. W. Weisser (2016): Plant diversity and functional groups affect Si and Ca pools in aboveground biomass of grassland systems. Oecologia 182: 277-286.

Brunn, M., L. Condron, A. Wells, S. Spielvogel, Y. Oelmann (2016): Vertical distribution of carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios in topsoils across a temperate rainforest dune chronosequence in New Zealand. Biogeochemistry 129: 37-51.

Klaus, V.H., S. Boch, R.S. Boeddinghaus, N. Hölzel, E. Kandeler, S. Marhan, Y. Oelmann, D. Prati, K.M. Regan, B. Schmitt, E. Sorkau, T. Kleinebecker (2016): Temporal and small-scale spatial variation in grassland productivity, biomass quality and nutrient limitation. Plant Ecology 217:843-85

Soliveres, S., P. Manning, D. Prati, M.M. Gossner, F. Alt, H. Arndt, V. Baumgartner, J. Binkenstein, K. Birkhofer, S. Blaser, N. Blüthgen, S. Boch, S. Böhm, C. Börschig, F. Buscot, T. Diekötter, J. Heinze, N. Hölzel, K. Jung, V.H. Klaus, A.M. Klein, T. Kleinebecker, S. Klemmer, J. Krauss, M. Lange, E.K. Morris, J. Müller, Y. Oelmann, J. Overmann, E. Pašalić, S.C. Renner, M.C. Rillig, H.M. Schaefer, M. Schloter, B. Schmitt, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, J. Sikorski, S.A. Socher, E.F. Solly, I. Sonnemann, E. Sorkau, J. Steckel, I. Steffen-Dewenter, B. Stempfhuber, M. Tschapka, M. Türke, P. Venter, C.N. Weiner, W.W. Weisser, M. Werner, C. Westphal, W. Wilcke, V. Wolters, T. Wubet, S. Wurst, M. Fischer, E. Allan (2016): Locally rare species influence grassland ecosystem multifunctionality. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150269.

Guiz, J., H. Hillebrand, E.T. Borer, M. Abbas, A. Ebeling, A. Weigelt, Y. Oelmann, D. Fornara, W. Wilcke, V.M. Temperton, W.W. Weisser (2016): Long-term effects of plant diversity and composition on plant stoichiometry. Oikos 125: 613-621.

Camenzind, T., J. Homeier, K. Dietrich, S. Hempel, D. Hertel, A. Krohn, C. Leuschner, Y. Oelmann, P.A. Olsson, J.P. Suárez, M. C. Rillig (2016): Opposing effects of nitrogen versus phosphorus additions on mycorrhizal fungal abundance in a study along an elevational gradient in tropical montane forests. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 94: 37-47

Dietrich, K., E. Spoeri, Y. Oelmann (2016): Nutrient addition modifies phosphatase activities along an altitudinal gradient in a tropical montane forest in Southern Ecuador. Frontiers in Earth Science 4:12.

Camenzind, T., H.J. Papathanasiou, A. Foerster, K. Dietrich, D. Hertel, J. Homeier, Y. Oelmann, P.A. Olsson, J.P. Suárez, M.C. Rillig (2016): Increases in soil aggregation following phosphorus additions in a tropical premontane forest are not driven by root and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal abundances. Frontiers in Earth Science 3:89.

2015

Neidhardt H., Kramar U., Tang X., Guo H., Norra S.: Arsenic accumulation in the roots of Helianthus annuus and Zea mays by irrigation with arsenic-rich groundwater: insights from synchrotron X-ray fluorescence imaging. Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry, 2015, 75, 261-270.

Majumder S., Biswas A., Neidhardt H., Sarkar S., Berner Z., Bhowmick S., Mukherjee A., Chatterjee D., Chakraborty S., Nath B., Chatterjee D.: Chapter 11: An Insight into the Spatio-vertical Heterogeneity of Dissolved Arsenic in Part of the Bengal Delta Plain Aquifer in West Bengal (India). In: Ramanathan A., Johnston S., Mukherjee A., Nath B. (Eds.): Safe and Sustainable Use of Arsenic-Contaminated Aquifers in the Gangetic Plain: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer, 2015, 161-177. ISBN 978-3-319-16123-5.

Hacker, N., A. Ebeling, A. Gessler, G. Gleixner, O. González Macé, H. de Kroon, M. Lange, L. Mommer, N. Eisenhauer, J. Ravenek, S. Scheu, A. Weigelt, C. Wagg, W. Wilcke, Y. Oelmann (2015): Plant diversity shapes microbe-rhizosphere effects on P mobilization from organic matter in soil. Ecology Letters 18, 1356-1365.

Amelung W., P. Antar, I. Kleeberg, Y. Oelmann, A. Lücke, F. Alt, H. Lewandowski, S. Pätzold, J.A.M. Barei (2015): The δ18O signatures of HCl-extractable soil phosphates: Methodological challenges and evidence of the cycling of biological P in arable soil. European Journal of Soil Science 66, 965-972.

Allan, E., P. Manning, F. Alt, J. Binkenstein, S. Blaser, N. Blüthgen, S. Böhm, F. Grassein, N. Hölzel, V. H. Klaus, T. Kleinebecker, E. K. Morris, Y. Oelmann, D. Prati, S. C. Renner, M. C. Rillig, M. Schaefer, M. Schloter, B. Schmitt, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, E. Solly, E. Sorkau, J. Steckel, I. Steffen-Dewenter, B. Stempfhuber, M. Tschapka, C. N. Weiner, W. W. Weisser, M. Werner, C. Westphal, W. Wilcke, M. Fischer (2015): Effects of land-use intensification on ecosystem multifunctionality are driven by biodiversity loss and functional composition shifts. Ecology Letters 18, 834-843.

Tuthorn, M., R. Zech, M. Ruppenthal, Y. Oelmann, A. Kahmen, H.F. del Valle, T. Eglinton, K. Rozanski, M. Zech (2015): Coupling δ2H and δ18O biomarker results yields information on relative humidity and isotopic composition of precipitation – a climate transect validation study. Biogeosciences 12, 3913-3924.

Leimer, S., Y. Oelmann, C. Wirth, W. Wilcke (2015): Time matters for plant diversity effects on nitrate leaching from temperate grassland. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 211, 155-163.

Oelmann, Y., A. Vogel, F. Wegener, A. Weigelt, M. Scherer-Lorenzen (2015): Management intensity modifies plant diversity effects on N yield and mineral N in soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79, 559-568.

Kruse, J., M. Abraham, W. Amelung, C. Baum, R. Bol, O. Kühn, H. Lewandowski, J. Niederberger, Y. Oelmann, C. Rüger, J. Santner, M. Siebers, N. Siebers, M. Spohn, J. Vestergren, A. Vogts, P. Leinweber (2015): Innovative methods in soil phosphorus research: a review. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 178, 43-88.

Nitschke, N., K. Wiesner, I. Hilke, N. Eisenhauer, Y. Oelmann, W.W. Weisser (2015): Increase of fast nutrient cycling in grassland mesocosms through insect herbivory depends on plant functional composition and species diversity.Oikos 124, 161–173.

Ruppenthal, M., Y. Oelmann, H.F. del Valle, W. Wilcke (2015): Stable isotope ratios of nonexchangeable hydrogen in organic matter of soils and plants along a 2100-km climosequence in Argentina: New insights into soil organic matter sources and transformations? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 152, 54-71.

Wright, A., A. Ebeling, H. de Kroon, C. Roscher, A. Weigelt, N. Buchmann, T. Buchmann, C. Fischer, N. Hacker, A. Hildebrandt, S. Leimer, L. Mommer, Y. Oelmann, S. Scheu, K. Steinauer, T. Strecker, W.W. Weisser, W. Wilcke, N. Eisenhauer (2015): Flooding disturbances increase resource availability and productivity, but reduce stability in diverse plant communities. Nature Communications 6, 6092.

2014

Leimer, S., Y. Kreutziger, S. Rosenkranz, H. Beßler, C. Engels, A. Hildebrandt, Y. Oelmann, W.W. Weisser, C. Wirth, W. Wilcke (2014): Plant diversity effects on the water balance of an experimental grassland. Ecohydrology 7, 1378-1391.

Brunn, M., S. Spielvogel, T. Sauer, Y. Oelmann (2014): Temperature and precipitation effects on δ13C depth profiles in SOM under temperate beech forests. Geoderma 235–236, 146-153.

Lange, M., M. Habekost, N. Eisenhauer, C. Roscher, H. Bessler, C. Engels, Y. Oelmann, S. Scheu, W. Wilcke, E.-D. Schulze, G. Gleixner (2014): Biotic and Abiotic Properties Mediating Plant Diversity Effects on Soil Microbial Communities in an Experimental Grassland. PlosONE 9, e96182.

Foesel, B.U., V. Nägele, A. Naether, P.K. Wüst, J. Weinert, M. Bonkowski, G. Lohaus, A. Polle, F. Alt, Y. Oelmann, M. Fischer, M.W. Friedrich, J. Overmann (2014): Determinants of Acidobacteria activity inferred from the relative abundances of 16S rRNA transcripts in German grassland and forest soils. Environmental Microbiology 16, 658-675.

Abbas, M., A.M. Klein, A. Ebeling, Y. Oelmann, R. Ptacnik, W.W. Weisser, H. Hillebrand (2014): Plant diversity effects on pollinating and herbivorous insects can be linked to plant stoichiometry. Basic and Applied Ecology 15, 169-178.

Leimer, S., C. Wirth, Y. Oelmann, W. Wilcke (2014): Biodiversity effects on nitrate concentrations in soil solution: A Bayesian model. Biogeochemistry 118, 141-157.

Regan, K., N. Nunan, R.S. Boeddinghaus, V. Baumgartner, D. Berner, S. Boch, Y. Oelmann, J. Overmann, D. Prati, M. Schloter, B. Schmitt, E. Sorkau, M. Steffens, E. Kandeler, S. Marhan (2014): Seasonal controls on grassland microbial biogeography: are they governed by plants, abiotic properties or both? Soil Biology & Biochemistry 71, 21-30.

Tuthorn, M., M. Zech, M. Ruppenthal, Y. Oelmann, A. Kahmen, H.F. del Valle, W. Wilcke, B. Glaser (2014): Oxygen isotope ratios (18O/16O) of hemicellulose-derived sugar biomarkers in plants, soils and sediments as paleoclimate proxy II: Insight from a climate transect study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 126, 624-634.

Wilcke, W., B.A.M Bandowe, M. Gomez Lueso, M. Ruppenthal, H.F. del Valle, Y. Oelmann (2014): Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and their polar derivatives (oxygenated PAHs, azaarenes) in soils along a climosequence in Argentina. Science of the Total Environment 473-474, 317-325.

Herold, N., I. Schöning, J. Gutknecht, F. Alt, S. Boch, J. Müller, Y. Oelmann, S.A. Socher, W. Wilcke, T. Wubet, M. Schrumpf (2014): Soil property and management effects on grassland microbial communities across a latitudinal gradient in Germany. Applied Soil Ecology 73, 41-50.

Neidhardt H., Berner Z.A., Freikowski D., Biswas A., Majumder S., Winter J., Gallert C., Chatterjee D., Norra S. (2014): Organic carbon induced mobilization of iron and manganese in a West Bengal aquifer and the muted response of groundwater arsenic concentrations. Chemical Geology 367, 51-62.

Biswas A., Gustafsson J.P., Neidhardt H., Dipti H., Kundu A.K., Chatterjee D., Berner Z., Bhattacharya P. (2014): Role of competing ions in the mobilization of arsenic in groundwater of Bengal Basin: Insight from surface complexation modeling. Water Research 55, 30-39.

2013

Sprenger, M., Y. Oelmann, L. Weihermüller, S. Wolf, W. Wilcke, C. Potvin (2013): Tree species and diversity effects on soil water seepage in a tropical plantation. Forest Ecology and Mangement 309, 76-86.

Alt, F., Y. Oelmann, I. Schöning, W. Wilcke (2013): Phosphate release kinetics in calcareous grassland and forest soils in response to H+ addition. Soil Science Society of America Journal 77, 2060-2070.

Burmann, F., M.F. Keim, Y. Oelmann, H. Teiber, M.A. Marks, G. Markl (2013): The source of phosphate in the oxidation zone of ore deposits: evidence from oxygen isotope compositions of pyromorphite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 123, 427-439.

Allen, E., W.W. Weisser, M. Fischer, E.-D. Schulze, A. Weigelt, C. Roscher, J. Baade, R.L. Barnard, H. Bessler, N. Buchmann, F. Buscot, A. Ebeling, N. Eisenhauer, C. Engels, A.J.F. Fergus, G. Gleixner, M. Gubsch, M. Habekost, S. Halle, A.M. Klein, S. König, E. Kowalski, Y. Kreutziger, I. Kertscher, V. Kummer, A. Kuu, M. Lange, D. Lauterbach, X. Le Roux, V.D. Migunova, A. Milcu, R. Müller, P. Mwangi, P.A. Niklaus, Y. Oelmann, J.S. Petermann, F. Poly, T. Rottstock, S. Rosenkranz, A. Sabais, C. Scherber, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, S. Scheu, J. Schumacher, J.-F. Soussana, S. Steinbeiss, G. Schwichtenberg, V.M. Temperton, T. Tscharntke, W. Voigt, W. Wilcke, C. Wirth, B. Schmid (2013): A comparison of the strength of biodiversity effects across multiple functions. Oecologia 173, 223-237.

Klaus, V.H., T. Kleinebecker, D. Prati, M.M. Gossner, F. Alt, S. Boch, S. Gockel, A. Hemp, M. Lange, J. Müller, Y. Oelmann, E. Pašalić, S.C. Renner, S.A. Socher, M. Türke, W.W. Weisser, M. Fischer, N. Hölzel (2013): Does organic grassland farming benefit plant and arthropod diversity at the expense of yield and soil fertility? Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 177, 1-9.

Le Roux, X., B. Schmid, F. Poly, R.L. Barnard, P.A. Niklaus, N. Guillaumaud, M. Habekost, Y. Oelmann, L. Philippot, J. Salles, M. Schloter, S. Steinbeiss, A. Weigelt (2013): Soil environmental conditions and microbial build-up mediate the effect of plant diversity on soil nitrifying and denitrifying enzyme activities in temperate grasslands. PlosONE 8, e61069.

Abbas, M., A. Ebeling, Y. Oelmann, R. Ptacnik, C. Roscher, A. Weigelt, W.W. Weisser, W. Wilcke, H. Hillebrand (2013): Biodiversity effects on plant stoichiometry. PlosONE 8, e58179

Ruppenthal, M., Y. Oelmann, W. Wilcke (2013): Optimized demineralization technique for the measurement of stable isotope ratios of nonexchangeable H in soil organic matter. Environmental Science & Technology 47, 949-957.

Ferger, S.W., K. Böhning-Gaese, W. Wilcke, Y. Oelmann, M. Schleuning (2013): Distinct carbon sources indicate strong differentiation between tropical forest and farmland bird communities. Oecologia 171, 473-486.

Neidhardt H., Berner Z., Freikowski D., Biswas A., Winter J., Chatterjee D., Norra S. (2013): Influences of groundwater abstraction on the distribution of dissolved As in shallow aquifers of West Bengal, India. Journal of Hazardous Materials, Special Issue: Ecotoxicology of Arsenic 262 (15), 941–950.

Neidhardt H., Berner Z., Freikowski D., Biswas A., Winter J., Chatterjee D. (2013): Reconstructing the sedimentation history of the Bengal Delta Plain by means of geochemical and stable isotopic data. Applied Geochemistry 36, 70-82.

Freikowski D., Neidhardt H., Winter J., Berner Z., Gallert C. (2013): Effect of carbon sources and of sulfate on microbial arsenic mobilization in sediments of West Bengal, India. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 91, 139-146.

2012

Naether, A., B.U. Foesel, V. Naegele, P.K. Wust, J. Weinert, M. Bonkowski, F. Alt, Y. Oelmann, A. Polle, G. Lohaus, S. Gockel, A. Hemp, E.K.V. Kalko, K.E. Linsenmair, S. Pfeiffer, S. Renner, I. Schoning, W.W. Weisser, K. Wells, M. Fischer, J. Overmann, M.W. Friedrich (2012): Environmental factors affect acidobacterial communities below the subgroup level in grassland and forest Soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78, 7398-7406.

Bessler, H., Y. Oelmann, C. Roscher, N. Buchmann, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, E.-D. Schulze, V.M. Temperton, W. Wilcke, C. Engels (2012): Nitrogen uptake by grassland communities: contribution of N2 fixation, facilitation, complementarity, and species dominance. Plant and Soil 358, 301-322.

Birkhofer, K., I. Schöning, F. Alt, N. Herold, B. Klarner, M. Maraun, S. Marhan, Y. Oelmann, T. Wubet, A. Yurkov, D. Begerow, D. Berner, F. Buscot, R. Daniel, T. Diekötter, R.B. Ehnes, G. Erdmann, C. Fischer, B. Foesel, J. Groh, J. Gutknecht, E. Kandeler, S. Kolb, C. Lang, G. Lohaus, M.M. Pollierer, A. Meyer, H. Nacke, A. Näther, J. Overmann, A. Polle, S. Scheu, M. Schloter, E.-D. Schulze, W. Schulze, J. Weinert, W.W. Weisser, V. Wolters, M. Schrumpf (2012): General relationships between abiotic soil properties and soil biota across spatial scales and different land-use types. PLoS ONE 7(8): e43292.

Blüthgen N., C.F. Dormann, D. Prati, V.H. Klaus, T. Kleinebecker, N. Hölzel, F. Alt, S. Boch, S. Gockel, A. Hemp, J. Müller, J. Nieschulze, S.C. Renner, I. Schöning, U. Schumacher, S.A. Socher, K. Wells, K. Birkhofer, F. Buscot, Y. Oelmann, C. Rothenwöhrer, C. Scherber, T. Tscharntke, C.N. Weiner, M. Fischer, E.K.V. Kalko, K.E. Linsenmair, E.-D. Schulze, W.W. Weisser (2012): A quantitative index of land-use intensity in grasslands: integrating mowing, grazing and fertilization. Basic and Applied Ecology 13, 207–220.

Rosenkranz, S., W. Wilcke, N. Eisenhauer, Y. Oelmann (2012): Net ammonification as influenced by plant diversity in experimental grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 48, 78-87.

Neidhardt H. (2012): Arsenic in groundwater of West Bengal: Implications from a field study. Karlsruher Mineralogische und Geochemische Hefte, Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Mineralogie und Geochemie, KIT Scientific Publishing, ISBN 978-3-86644-941-1.

Neidhardt H., Norra S., Tang X., Guo H., Stüben D. (2012): Impact of irrigation with high arsenic burdened groundwater on the soil-plant system: Results from a case study in the Inner Mongolia, China. Environmental Pollution 163, 8-13.

2011

Oelmann, Y., A.K. Richter, C. Roscher, S. Rosenkranz, V.M. Temperton, W.W. Weisser, W. Wilcke (2011): Does plant diversity influence phosphorus cycling in experimental grasslands? Geoderma 167-168, 178-187.

Oelmann, Y., N. Buchmann, G. Gleixner, M. Habekost, C. Roscher, S. Rosenkranz, E.-D. Schulze, S. Steinbeiss, V. M. Temperton, A. Weigelt, W. W. Weisser, W. Wilcke (2011): Plant diversity effects on above- and belowground N pools in grassland ecosystems: Development in the first five years after establishment. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 25, GB2014.

Alt, F., Y. Oelmann, N. Herold, M. Schrumpf, W. Wilcke (2011): Phosphorus partitioning in German grassland and forest soils as related to land-use type, management intensity, and land-use related pH. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 174, 195-209.

Potvin, C., L. Mancilla, N. Buchmann, J. Monteza, T. Moore, M. Murphy, Y. Oelmann, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, B. Turner, W. Wilcke, S. Wolf (2011): An ecosystem approach to biodiversity effects: C pools in a tropical tree plantation. Forest Ecology and Management 261, 1614-1624.

Schwarz, M. T., Y. Oelmann, W. Wilcke (2011): Stable N isotope composition of nitrate reflects N transformations during the passage of water through a montane rain forest in Ecuador. Biogeochemistry 102, 195-208.

Biswas A., Majumder S., Neidhardt H., Halder D., Bhowmick S., Mukherjee Goswami A., Kundu A., Saha D., Berner Z., Chatterjee D. (2011): Groundwater chemistry and redox processes: Depth dependent arsenic release mechanism. Applied Geochemistry 26 (4), 516-525.

2010

Barto, K., F. Alt, Y. Oelmann, W. Wilcke, M. Rillig (2010): Contributions of biotic and abiotic factors to soil aggregation across a land use gradient. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42, 2316-2324.

Proulx, R., C. Wirth, W. Voigt, A. Weigelt, C. Roscher, S. Attinger, J. Baade, R. L. Barnard, N. Buchmann, F. Buscot, N. Eisenhauer, M. Fischer, G. Gleixner, S. Halle, A. Hildebrandt, E. Kowalski, A. Kuu, M. Lange, A. Milcu, P. A. Niklaus, Y. Oelmann, S. Rosenkranz, A. Sabais, C. Scherber, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, S. Scheu, E.-D. Schulze, J. Schumacher, G. Schwichtenberg, J.-F. Soussana, V. M. Temperton, W. W. Weisser, W. Wilcke, B. Schmid (2010): Diversity promotes temporal stability across levels of ecosystem organization in experimental grasslands. PLoS ONE 5(10), e13382.

Ruppenthal, M., Y. Oelmann, W. Wilcke (2010): Isotope ratios of nonexchangeable hydrogen in soils from different climate zones. Geoderma 155, 231-241.

Oelmann, Y., C. Potvin, T. Mark, L. Werther, S. Tapernon & W. Wilcke (2010): Tree mixture effects on aboveground nutrient pools of trees in an experimental plantation in Panama. Plant and Soil 326, 199-212.

Neidhardt, H. (2010): Arsen im Grundwasser - ein Fallbeispiel aus West Bengalen, Indien. Forum der Geoökologie 21 (3), 32-36. Link http://www.vgoed.de/download_forum/forum_2010_3_spfo103f.pdf

2009

Oelmann, Y., G. Broll, N. Hölzel, T. Kleinebecker, A. Vogel, P. Schwartze (2009): Nutrient impoverishment and limitation of productivity after 20 years of conservation management in wet grasslands of north-western Germany. Biological Conservation 142, 2941-2948.

Wilcke, W., S. Günter, F. Alt, C. Geißler, J. Boy, J. Knuth, Y. Oelmann, M. Weber, C. Valarezo & R. Mosandl (2009): Natural forest management in a tropical montane forest in Ecuador: response of water and nutrient fluxes to improvement felling. Forest Ecology and Management 257, 1292-1304.

Roscher, C., H. Beßler, Y. Oelmann, C. Engels, W. Wilcke & E.-D. Schulze (2009): Spontaneous invasion in experimental grasslands as affected by species richness, functional composition and recruitment limitation. J. Ecology 97, 32-47.

2008

Wilcke, W., Y. Oelmann, A. Schmitt, C. Valarezo, W. Zech & J. Homeier (2008): Soil properties and tree growth along an altitudinal transect in Ecuadorian tropical montane forest. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 171, 220-230.

2007

Oelmann, Y., Y. Kreutziger, V.M. Temperton, N. Buchmann, C. Roscher, J. Schumacher, E.-D. Schulze, W. W. Weisser & W. Wilcke (2007): Nitrogen and phosphorus budgets in experimental grasslands of variable diversity. J. Environ. Qual. 36, 396-407.

Oelmann, Y., V.M. Temperton, N. Buchmann, C. Roscher, J. Schumacher, E.-D. Schulze, W. W. Weisser & W. Wilcke (2007): Soil and plant nitrogen pools as related to plant diversity in an experimental grassland. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 71, 720-729.

Oelmann, Y., W. Wilcke, Y. Kreutziger & R. Bol (2007): Nitrate leaching in soil: tracing the NO3- sources with the help of stable N and O isotopes. Soil Biol. Biochem. 39, 3024-3033.

2005

Oelmann, Y., W. Wilcke & R. Bol (2005): Nitrogen-15 in NO3- characterises differently reactive soil organic N pools. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectr. 19, 3177-3181.

Other papers

Fischer, M., T. Rottstock, E. Marquard, C. Middelhoff, C. Roscher, V.M. Temperton, Y. Oelmann, A. Weigelt (2008): The Jena trial demonstrates the benefits of floristic diversity to pastures. Fourrages 195:275-286.

Preuß, J., A. Mense-Stefan, D. Schenk, W. Wilcke, Y. Oelmann, B. Ratter, T. Treiling, J. Grunert & S. Hess (2006): Änderung der Landnutzung im Oberen Mittelrheintal – retrospektive Analyse und Trendszenarien zukünftiger Entwicklung. Natur & Geist 2/2006: 44-51.

Förster, D., H. Habel, Y. Oelmann & C. Willigalla (1997): Frankenwald, Fichtelgebirge, Oberpfälzer Wald. - In Bibelriether, H. (Hrsg.): Naturland Deutschland. Stuttgart: 98-1