Werner Borken: Publications

Peer reviewed

2024

Reiß, F., Kiefer, N., Purahong, W., Borken, W., Kalkhof, S., Noll, M.: Active soil microbial composition and proliferation are directly affected by the presence of biocides from building materials. Science of the Total Environment, 912, 168689 (2024).
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.168689

Groß, C., Hossen, S., Dittrich, S., Knorr, K., Borken, W., Noll, M.: Biological nitrogen fixation, diversity and community structure of diazotrophs in two mosses in 25 temperate forests. Environmental Microbiology, 26(1), e16555 (2024).
doi:10.1111/1462-2920.16555

Hossen, S., Groß, C., Stapf, D., Borken, W., Noll, M.: Tree species-specific wood traits control diazotrophic community composition in deadwood. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 187, 105723 (2024).
doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2023.105723

2023

Kriegel, P., Vogel, S., Angeleri, R., Baldrian, P., Borken, W., Bouget, C., Brin, A., Bussler, H., Cocciufa, C., Feldmann, B., Gossner, M., Haeler, E., Hagge, J., Hardersen, S., Hartmann, H., Hjältén, J., Kotowska, M., Lachat, T., Larrieu, L., Leverkus, A., Macagno, A., Mitesser, O., Müller, J., Obermaier, E., Parisi, F., Pelz, S., Schuldt, B., Seibold, S., Stengel, E., Sverdrup-Thygeson, A., Weisser, W., Thorn, S.: Ambient and substrate energy influence decomposer diversity differentially across trophic levels. Ecology Letters, (2023).
doi:10.1111/ele.14227

Sim, T., Swindles, G., Morris, P., Baird, A., Gallego-Sala, A., Wang, Y., Blaauw, M., Camill, P., Garneau, M., Hardiman, M., Loisel, J., Vӓliranta, M., Anderson, L., Apolinarska, K., Augustijns, F., Aunina, L., Beaulne, J., Bobek, P., Borken, W., Broothaerts, N., Cui, Q., Davies, M., Ejarque, A., Farrell, M., Feeser, I., Feurdean, A., Fewster, R., Finkelstein, S., Gaillard, M., Gałka, M., Heffernan, L., Hoevers, R., Jones, M., Juselius-Rajamäki, T., Karofeld, E., Knorr, K., Korhola, A., Kupriyanov, D., Kylander, M., Lacourse, T., Lamentowicz, M., Lavoie, M., Lemdahl, G., Łuców, D., Magnan, G., Maksims, A., Mansilla, C., Marcisz, K., Marinova, E., Mathijssen, P., Mauquoy, D., Mazei, Y., Mazei, N., McCarroll, J., McCulloch, R., Milner, A., Miras, Y., Mitchell, F., Novenko, E., Pelletier, N., Peros, M., Piilo, S., Pilote, L., Primeau, G., Rius, D., Robin, V., Robitaille, M., Roland, T., Ryberg, E., Sannel, A., Schittek, K., Servera-Vives, G., Shotyk, W., Słowinski, M., Stivrins, N., Swinnen, W., Thompson, G., Tiunov, A., Tsyganov, A., Tuittila, E., Verstraeten, G., Wallenius, T., Webb, J., Willard, D., Yu, Z., Zaccone, C., Zhang, H.: Regional variability in peatland burning at mid-to high-latitudes during the Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews, 305, 108020 (2023).
doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2023.108020

Edelmann, P., Weisser, W., Ambarlı, D., Bässler, C., Buscot, F., Hofrichter, M., Hoppe, B., Kellner, H., Minnich, C., Moll, J., Peršoh, D., Seibold, S., Seilwinder, C., Schulze, E., Wöllauer, S., Borken, W.: Regional variation in deadwood decay of 13 tree species : Effects of climate, soil and forest structure. Forest Ecology and Management, 541, 121094 (2023).
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2023.121094

Heinzle, J., Kitzler, B., Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S., Tian, Y., Kwatcho Kengdo, S., Wane, W., Borken, W., Schindlbacher, A.: Soil CH₄ and N₂O response diminishes during decadal soil warming in a temperate mountain forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 329, 109287 (2023).
doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.109287

Zou, J., Cadotte, M., Bässler, C., Brandl, R., Baldrian, P., Borken, W., Stengel, E., Luo, Y., Müller, J., Seibold, S.: Wood decomposition is increased by insect diversity, selection effects, and interactions between insects and microbes. Ecology, 104(12), e4184 (2023).
doi:10.1002/ecy.4184

Shi, C., Urbina Malo, C., Tian, Y., Heinzle, J., Kwatcho Kengdo, S., Inselsbacher, E., Borken, W., Schindlbacher, A., Wanek, W.: Does long-term soil warming affect microbial element limitation? A test by short-term assays of microbial growth responses to labile C, N and P additions. Global Change Biology, 29(8), 2188-2202 (2023).
doi:10.1111/gcb.16591

Kwatcho Kengdo, S., Ahrens, B., Tian, Y., Heinzle, J., Wanek, W., Schindlbacher, A., Borken, W.: Increase in carbon input by enhanced fine root turnover in a long-term warmed forest soil. Science of the Total Environment, 855, 158800 (2023).
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.158800

Heinzle, J., Liu, X., Tian, Y., Kwatcho Kengdo, S., Heinze, B., Nirschi, A., Borken, W., Inselsbacher, E., Wanek, W., Schindlbacher, A.: Increase in fine root biomass enhances root exudation by long-term soil warming in a temperate forest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 6, 1152142 (2023).
doi:10.3389/ffgc.2023.1152142

Tian, Y., Shi, C., Urbina Malo, C., Kwatcho Kengdo, S., Heinzle, J., Inselsbacher, E., Ottner, F., Borken, W., Michel, K., Schindlbacher, A., Wanek, W.: Long-term soil warming decreases microbial phosphorus utilization by increasing abiotic phosphorus sorption and phosphorus losses. Nature Communications, 14, 864 (2023).
doi:10.1038/s41467-023-36527-8

Tian, Y., Schindlbacher, A., Urbina Malo, C., Shi, C., Heinzle, J., Kwatcho Kengdo, S., Inselsbacher, E., Borken, W., Wanek, W.: Long-term warming of a forest soil reduces microbial biomass and its carbon and nitrogen use efficiencies. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 184, 109109 (2023).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2023.109109

Roy, F., Ibayev, O., Arnstadt, T., Bässler, C., Borken, W., Groß, C., Hoppe, B., Hossen, S., Kahl, T., Moll, J., Noll, M., Purahong, W., Schreiber, J., Weisser, W., Hofrichter, M., Kellner, H.: Nitrogen addition increases mass loss of gymnosperm but not of angiosperm deadwood without changing microbial communities. Science of the Total Environment, 900, 165868 (2023).
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.165868

2022

Kwatcho Kengdo, S., Peršoh, D., Schindlbacher, A., Heinzle, J., Tian, Y., Wanek, W., Borken, W.: Long-term soil warming alters fine root dynamics and morphology, and their ectomycorrhizal fungal community in a temperate forest soil. Global Change Biology, 28(10), 3441-3458 (2022).
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00006695

Groß, C., Hossen, S., Hartmann, H., Noll, M., Borken, W.: Biological nitrogen fixation and nifH gene abundance in deadwood of 13 different tree species. Biogeochemistry, 161(3), 353-371 (2022).
doi:10.15495/EPub_UBT_00007007

2019

Mathijssen, P., Galka, M., Borken, W., Knorr, K.: Plant communitier control long tern carbon accumulation and biogeochemical gradients in a Patagonian bog. Science of the Total Environment, 684, 670-681 (2019).
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.310

Parts, K., Tedersoo, L., Schindlbacher, A., Sigurdsson, B., Leblans, N., Oddsdóttir, E., Borken, W., Ostonen, I.: Acclimation of fine roots systems to soil warming : Comparison of an experimental setup and a natural soil temperature gradient. Ecosystems, 22, 457-472 (2019).
doi:10.1007/s10021-018-0280-y

Cooper, C., Swindles, G., Watson, E., Savov, I., Galka, M., Gallego-Sala, A., Borken, W.: Evaluating tephrochronology in the permafrost peatlands of nothern Sweden. Quaternary Geochronology, 50, 16-28 (2019).
doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2018.11.001

Schindlbacher, A., Beck, K., Holzheu, S., Borken, W.: Inorganic carbon leaching from a warmed and irrigated carbonate forest soil. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 2, 40 (2019).
doi:10.3389/ffgc.2019.00040

2017

Ostonen, I., Truu, M., Helmisaari, H., Lukac, M., Borken, W., Vanguelova, E., Godbold, D., Lõhmus, K., Zang, U., Tedersoo, L., Preem, J., Rosenvald, K., Aosaar, J., Armolaitis, K., Frey, J., Kabral, N., Kukumägi, M., Leppälammi-Kujansuu, J., Lindroos, A., Merilä, P., Napa, Ü., Nöjd, P., Parts, K., Uri, V., Varik, M., Truu, J.: Adaptive root foraging strategies along a boreal-temperate 1 forest gradient. New Phytologist, 215(3), 977-991 (2017).
doi:10.1111/nph.14643

Peršoh, D., Borken, W.: Impact of woody debris of different tree species on the microbial acitivty and community of an underlying organic horizon. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 115, 516-525 (2017).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.09.017

Krüger, I., Schulz, C., Borken, W.: Stocks and dynamics of soil organic carbon and coarse woody debris in three managed and unmanaged termperate forests. European Journal of Forest Research, 136(1), 123-137 (2017).
doi:10.1007/s10342-016-1013-4

Kahl, T., Arnstadt, T., Baber, K., Bässler, C., Bauhus, J., Borken, W., Buscot, F., Floren, A., Heibl, C., Hessenmöller, D., Hofrichter, M., Hoppe, B., Kellner, H., Krüger, D., Linsenmair, K., Matzner, E., Otto, P., Purahong, W., Seilwinder, C., Schulze, E., Wende, B., Weisser, W., Gossner, M.: Wood decay rates of 13 temperate tree species in relation to wood properties, enzyme activities and organismic diversities. Forest Ecology and Management, 391, 86-95 (2017).
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2017.02.012

2016

Schnecker, J., Schindlbacher, A., Borken, W., Wanek, W.: Little effects on soil organic matter chemistry of density fractions after seven years of forest soil warming. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 103, 300-307 (2016).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.09.003

Borken, W., Horn, M., Geimer, S., Bahamonde Aguilar, N., Knorr, K.: Associative nitrogen fixation in nodules of the conifer Lepidothamnus fonkii (Podocarpaceae) inhabiting ombrotrophic bogs in southern Patagonia. Scientific Reports, 6, 39072 (2016).
doi:10.1038/srep39072

Guhr, A., Marzini, C., Borken, W., Poll, C., Matzner, E.: Effect of water redistribution by two distinct saprotrophic fungi on carbon mineralization and nitrogen translocation in dry soil. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 103, 380-387 (2016).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.09.009

2015

Schindlbacher, A., Borken, W., Djukic, I., Brandstätter, C., Spötl, C., Wanek, W.: Contribution of carbonate weathering to the CO2 efflux from temperate forest soils. Biogeochemistry, 124(1), 273-290 (2015).
doi:10.1007/s10533-015-0097-0

Schindlbacher, A., Schnecker, J., Takriti, M., Borken, W., Wanek, W.: Microbial physiology and soil CO2 efflux after 9 years of soil warming in a temperate forest : no indications for thermal adaptions. Global Change Biology, 21(11), 4265-4277 (2015).
doi:10.1111/gcb.12996

Guhr, A., Borken, W., Spohn, M., Matzner, E.: Redistribution of soil water by a saprotrophic fungus enhances carbon mineralization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(47), 14647-14651 (2015).
doi:10.1073/pnas.1514435112

Knorr, K., Horn, M., Borken, W.: Significant non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Patagonian ombrotrophic bogs. Global Change Biology, 21(6), 2357-2365 (2015).
doi:10.1111/gcb.12849

2014

Krüger, I., Muhr, J., Hartl-Meier, C., Schulz, C., Borken, W.: Age determination of coarse woody debris with radiobarbon analysis and dendrochronological cross-dating. European Journal of Forest Research, 133(5), 931-939 (2014).
doi:10.1007/s10342-014-0810-x

Ahrens, B., Reichstein, M., Borken, W., Muhr, J., Trumbore, S., Wutzler, T.: Bayesian calibration of a soil organic carbon model using Δ14C measurements of soil organic carbon and heterotrophic respiration as joint constraints. Biogeosciences, 11, 2147-2168 (2014).
doi:10.5194/bg-11-2147-2014

Vicca, S., Bahn, M., Estiarte, M., Alberti, G., Ambus, P., Arain, M., Beier, C., Bentley, L., Borken, W., Buchmann, N., Collins, S., de Dato, G., Dukes, J., Escolar, C., Fay, P., Guidolotti, G., Hanson, P., Kahmen, A., Kröel-Dulay, G., Ladreiter-Knauss, T., Larsen, K., Lellei-Kovacs, E., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Maestre, F., Marhan, S., Marshall, M., Meir, P., Miao, Y., Muhr, J., Niklaus, P., Ogaya, R., Peñuelas, J., Poll, C., Rustad, L., Savage, K., Schindlbacher, A., Schmidt, I., Smith, A., Sotta, E., Suseela, V., Tietema, A., van Gestel, N., van Loon, E., van Straaten, O., Vargas, R., Wan, S., Weber, U., Janssens, I.: Can current mosture responses of soil respiration be extrapolated into the future? A synthesis of precipitation manipulation experiments. Biogeosciences, 11, 2991-3013 (2014).
doi:10.5194/bg-11-2991-2014

Weyer, C., Peiffer, S., Schulze, K., Borken, W., Lischeid, G.: Catchments as heterogeneous and multi-species reactors: An integral approach for identifying biogeochemical hot-spots at the catchment scale. Journal of Hydrology, 519, Part B, 1560-1571 (2014).
doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.09.005

Vicca, S., Bahn, M., Estiarte, M., Alberti, G., Ambus, P., Beier, C., Bentley, L., Borken, W., Buchmann, N., Collins, S., de Dato, G., Dukes, J., Escolar, C., Fay, P., Guidolotti, G., Hanson, P., Kahmen, A., Kröel-Dulay, G., Ladreiter-Knauss, T., Larsen, K., Lellei-Kovacs, E., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Maestre, F., Marhan, S., Marshall, M., Meir, P., Miao, Y., Muhr, J., Niklaus, P., Ogaya, R., Peñuelas, J., Poll, C., Rustad, L., Savage, K., Schindlbacher, A., Schmidt, I., Smith, A., Sotta, E., Suseela, V., Tietema, A., van Gestel, N., van Loon, E., van Straaten, O., Vargas, R., Wan, S., Weber, U., Janssens, I.: Corrigendum to: "Can current moisture responses predict soil co2 efflux under altered precipitation regimes? A synthesis of manipulation experiments" published in Biogeosciences 11, 2991-3013, 2014. Biogeosciences, 11, 3307-3308 (2014).
doi:10.5194/bg-11-3307-2014

Schütt, M., Borken, W., Spott, O., Stange, C., Matzner, E.: Corrigendum: Temperature sensivitiy of C and N mineralization in temperate forest soils at low temperatures. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 77, 315 (2014).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.06.001

Bantle, A., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Dissolved nitrogen release from coarse woody debris of different tree species in the early phase of decomposition. Forest Ecology and Management, 334, 277-283 (2014).
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.09.015

Zang, U., Goisser, M., Häberle, K., Matyssek, R., Matzner, E., Borken, W.: Effects of drought stress on photosynthesis, rhizosphere respiration and fine root characteristics of beech sapling: A rhizotron field study. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 177(2), 168-177 (2014).
doi:10.1002/jpln.201300196

Zang, U., Goisser, M., Grams, T., Häberle, K., Matyssek, R., Matzner, E., Borken, W.: Fate of recently fixed carbon in European beech saplings during drought and subsequent recovery. Tree Physiology, 34(1), 29-38 (2014).
doi:10.1093/treephys/tpt110

Camino-Serrano, M., Gielen, B., Luyssaert, S., Ciais, P., Vicca, S., Guenet, B., de Vos, B., Cools, N., Ahrens, B., Arain, M., Borken, W., Clarke, N., Clarkson, B., Cummins, T., Don, A., Graf Pannatier, E., Laudon, H., Moore, T., Nieminen, T., Nilsson, M., Peichl, M., Schwendenmann, L., Siemens, J., Janssens, I.: Linking variability in soil solution dissolved organic carbon to climate, soil type and vegetation type. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 28(5), 497-509 (2014).
doi:10.1002/2013GB004726

Bantle, A., Borken, W., Ellerbrock, R., Schulze, E., Weisser, W., Matzner, E.: Quantity and quality of dissolved organic carbon released from coarse woody debris of different tree species in the early phase of decomposition. Forest Ecology and Management, 329, 287-294 (2014).
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.06.035

Schütt, M., Borken, W., Stange, C., Matzner, E.: Substantial net N mineralization during the dormant season in temperate forest soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 177(4), 566-572 (2014).
doi:10.1002/jpln.201300644

Schütt, M., Borken, W., Spott, O., Stange, C., Matzner, E.: Temperature sensitivity of C and N mineralization in temperate forest soils at low temperatures. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 69, 320-327 (2014).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.11.014

2013

Goisser, M., Zang, U., Matzner, E., Borken, W., Häberle, K., Matyssek, R.: Growth of juvenile beech (Fagus syvatica L.) upon transplant into a wind-opened spruce stand of heterogenous light and water conditions. Forest Ecology and Management, 310, 110-119 (2013).
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2013.08.006

Hanke, A., Cerli, C., Muhr, J., Borken, W., Kalbitz, K.: Redox control on carbon mineralization and dissolved organic matter along a chronosequence of paddy soils. European Journal of Soil Science, 64(4), 476-487 (2013).
doi:10.1111/ejss.12042

2012

Wunderlich, S., Schulz, C., Grimmeisen, W., Borken, W.: Carbon fluxes in coniferous and deciduous forest soils. Plant and Soil, 357(1-2), 355-368 (2012).
doi:10.1007/s11104-012-1158-y

Chen, Y., Borken, W., Stange, C., Matzner, E.: Dynamics of nitrogen and carbon mineralization in a fen soil following water table fluctuations. Wetlands, 32(3), 579-587 (2012).
doi:10.1007/s13157-012-0295-7

Bogner, C., Borken, W., Huwe, B.: Impact of preferential flow on soil chemistry of a podzol. Geoderma, 175-176, 37-46 (2012).
doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2012.01.019

Wunderlich, S., Borken, W.: Partitioning of soil CO₂ efflux in un-manipulated and experimentally flooded plots of a temperate fen. Biogeosciences, 9(8), 3477-3489 (2012).
doi:10.5194/bg-9-3477-2012

Otieno, D., Lindner, S., Muhr, J., Borken, W.: Sensitivity of peatland herbaceous vegetation to vapor pressure deficit influences net ecosystem CO₂ exchange. Wetlands, 32(5), 895-905 (2012).
doi:10.1007/s13157-012-0322-8

Schindlbacher, A., Wunderlich, S., Borken, W., Kitzler, B., Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S., Jandl, R.: Soil respiration under climate change: Compensation of soil warming effects by reduced summer precipitation. Global Change Biology, 18(7), 2270-2279 (2012).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02696.x

2011

Schulze, K., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Dynamics of dissolved organic 14C in throughfall and soil solution of a Norway spruce forest. Biogeochemistry, 106(3), 461-473 (2011).
doi:10.1007/s10533-010-9526-2

Chen, Y., Borken, W., Stange, C., Matzner, E.: Effects of decreasing water potential on gross ammonification and nitrification in an acid coniferous forest soil. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 43(2), 333-338 (2011).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.10.020

Ostonen, I., Helmisaari, H., Borken, W., Tedersoo, L., Kukumägi, M., Bahram, M., Lindroos, A., Nöjd, P., Uri, V., Merilä, P., Asi, E., Lõhmus, K.: Fine root foraging strategies in Norway spruce forests across a European climate gradient. Global Change Biology, 17(12), 3620-3632 (2011).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02501.x

Muhr, J., Höhle, J., Otieno, D., Borken, W.: Manipulative lowering of the water table during summer does not affect CO₂ emissions and uptake in a fen in Germany. Ecological Applications, 21(2), 391-401 (2011).
doi:10.1890/09-1251.1

Chen, Y., Bogner, C., Borken, W., Stange, C., Matzner, E.: Minor response of gross N turnover and N leaching to drying, rewetting and irrigation in the topsoil of a Norway spruce forest. European Journal of Soil Science, 62(5), 709-717 (2011).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2389.2011.01388.x

Zang, U., Lamersdorf, N., Borken, W.: Response of the fine root system in a Norway spruce stand to 13 years of reduced atmospheric nitrogen and acidity input. Plant and Soil, 339(1), 435-445 (2011).
doi:10.1007/s11104-010-0598-5

Borken, W., Ahrens, B., Schulz, B., Zimmermann, L.: Site-to-site variability and temporal trends of DOC concentrations and fluxes in temperate forest soils. Global Change Biology, 17(7), 2428-2443 (2011).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02390.x

2010

Degelmann, D., Borken, W., Drake, H., Kolb, S.: Different atmospheric methane-oxidizing communities in European beech and Norway spruce soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(10), 3228-3235 (2010).
doi:10.1128/AEM.02730-09

Muhr, J., Franke, J., Borken, W.: Drying-rewetting events reduce C and N losses from a Norway spruce forest floor. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 42(8), 1303-1312 (2010).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.03.024

Goldberg, S., Borken, W., Gebauer, G.: N2O emission in a Norway spruce forest due to soil frost : Concentration and isotope profiles shed a new light on an old story. Biogeochemistry, 97(1), 21-30 (2010).
doi:10.1007/s10533-009-9294-z

Schmitt, A., Glaser, B., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Organic matter quality or a forest soil subjected to repeated drying and different rewetting intensities. European Journal of Soil Science, 61(2), 243-254 (2010).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2389.2010.01230.x

2009

Muhr, J., Borken, W.: Delayed recovery of soil respiration after wetting of dry soil further reduces C losses from a Norway spruce soil. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 114(G4), G04023 (2009).
doi:10.1029/2009JG000998

Hentschel, K., Borken, W., Zuber, T., Bogner, C., Huwe, B., Matzner, E.: Effects of soil frost on nitrogen net mineralization, soil solution chemistry and seepage losses in a temperate forest soil. Global Change Biology, 15(4), 825-836 (2009).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01753.x

Muhr, J., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Effects of soil frost on soil respiration and its radiocarbon signature in a Norway spruce forest soil. Global Change Biology, 15(4), 782-793 (2009).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01695.x

Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Introduction: Impact of extreme meteorological events on soils and plants. Global Change Biology, 15(4), 781 (2009).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01893.x

Degelmann, D., Kolb, S., Borken, W.: Methane oxidation kinetics differ in European Beech and Norway Spruce soils. European Journal of Soil Science, 60(4), 499-506 (2009).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2389.2009.01138.x

Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Reappraisal of drying and wetting effects on C and N mineralization and fluxes in soils. Global Change Biology, 15(4), 808-824 (2009).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01681.x

Otieno, D., Wartinger, M., Nishiwaki, A., Hussain, M., Muhr, J., Borken, W., Lischeid, G.: Responses of CO2 exchange and primary production of the ecosystem components to environmental changes in a mountain peatland. Ecosystems, 12(4), 590-603 (2009).
doi:10.1007/s10021-009-9245-5

Schulze, K., Borken, W., Muhr, J., Matzner, E.: Stock, turnover time and accumulation of organic matter in bulk and density fractions of a Podzol soil. European Journal of Soil Science, 60(4), 567-577 (2009).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2389.2009.01134.x

2008

Matzner, E., Borken, W.: Do freeze-thaw events enhance C and N losses from soils of different ecosystems? : A review. European Journal of Soil Science, 59(2), 274-284 (2008).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2389.2007.00992.x

Gaul, D., Hertel, D., Borken, W., Matzner, E., Leuschner, C.: Effects of experimental drought on the fine root system of mature Norway spruce. Forest Ecology and Management, 256(5), 1151-1159 (2008).
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2008.06.016

Goldberg, S., Muhr, J., Borken, W., Gebauer, G.: Fluxes of climate-relevant trace gases between a Norway spruce forest soil and atmosphere during repeated freeze-thaw cycles in mesocosms. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 171(5), 729-739 (2008).
doi:10.1002/jpln.200700317

Maurer, D., Kolb, S., Haumaier, L., Borken, W.: Inhibition of atmospheric methane oxidation by monoterpenes in Norway spruce and European beech soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 40(12), 3014-3020 (2008).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.08.023

Muhr, J., Goldberg, S., Borken, W., Gebauer, G.: Repeated drying-rewetting cycles and their effects on the emission of CO2, N2O, NOx and CH4 in a forest soil. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 171(5), 719-728 (2008).
doi:10.1002/jpln.200700302

Schmitt, A., Glaser, B., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Repeated freeze-thaw cycles changed organic matter quality in a temperate forest soil. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 171(5), 707-718 (2008).
doi:10.1002/jpln.200700334

Hentschel, K., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Repeated freeze-thaw events affect leaching losses of nitirogen and dissolved organic matter in a forest soil. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 171(5), 699-706 (2008).
doi:10.1002/jpln.200700154

2007

Borken, W., Kossmann, G., Matzner, E.: Biomass, morphology and nutrient contents of fine roots in four Norway spruce stands. Plant and Soil, 292(1), 79-93 (2007).
doi:10.1007/s11104-007-9204-x

Schmitt, A., Glaser, B., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Frost-Auftau-Zyklen verändern die Qualität der organischen Bodensubstanz. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, 110(1), 249-250 (2007).

Hentschel, K., Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Leaching losses of inorganic N and DOC following repeated drying and wetting of a spruce forest soil. Plant and Soil, 300(1), 21-34 (2007).
doi:10.1007/s11104-007-9385-3

Callesen, I., Borken, W., Kalbitz, K., Matzner, E.: Long-term development of nitrogen fluxes in a coniferous ecosystem : Does soil freezing trigger nitrate leaching?. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 170(2), 189-196 (2007).
doi:10.1002/jpln.200622034

2006

Borken, W., Davidson, E., Savage, K., Sundquist, E., Steudler, P.: Effect of summer throughfall exclusion, summer drought, and winter snow cover on methane fluxes in a temperate forest soil. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 38(6), 1388-1395 (2006).
doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2005.10.011

Borken, W., Savage, K., Davidson, E., Trumbore, S.: Effects of experimental drought on soil respiration and radiocarbon efflux from a temperate forest soil. Global Change Biology, 12(2), 177-193 (2006).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2005.001058.x

Borken, W., Beese, F.: Methane and nitrous oxide fluxes of soils in pure and mixed stand of European beech and Norway spruce. European Journal of Soil Science, 57(5), 617-625 (2006).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2389.2005.00752.x

Davidson, E., Savage, K., Trumbore, S., Borken, W.: Vertical partitioning of CO2 production within a termperate forest soil. Global Change Biology, 12(6), 944-956 (2006).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2005.01142.x

2005

Borken, W., Beese, F.: Control of nitrous oxide emissions in European beech, Norway spruce and Scots pine forests. Biogeochemistry, 76(1), 141-159 (2005).
doi:10.1007/s10533-005-2901-8

Horváth, B., Lamersdorf, N., Raben, G., Borken, W., Beese, F.: Initiale Effekte nach Kompostausbringung beim Waldumbau. Forstarchiv, 76(1), 3-15 (2005).

Borken, W., Beese, F.: Soil respiration in pure and mixed stands of European beech and Norway spruce following removal of organic horizons. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 35(11), 2756-2764 (2005).
doi:10.1139/X05-192

Zuber, T., Borken, W., Huwe, B.: Wasserhaushalt organischer Auflagehorizonte – Entwicklung eines Lindenholzsensors zur Bestimmung von Matrixpotentialen in organischen Substraten. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, 107(1), 115-116 (2005).

2004

Borken, W., Xu, Y., Beese, F.: Ammonium, nitrate and dissolved organic nitrogen in seepage water as affected by compost amendment to European beech, Norway spruce, and Scots pine forests. Plant and Soil, 258(1), 121-134 (2004).
doi:10.1023/B:PLSO.0000016543.36970.29

Lamersdorf, N., Borken, W.: Clean rain promotes fine root growth and soil respiration in a Norway spruce forest. Global Change Biology, 10(8), 1351-1362 (2004).
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2004.00811.x

Borken, W., Xu, Y., Beese, F.: Leaching of dissolved organic carbon and carbon dioxide emission after compost application to six nutrient-depleted forest soils. Journal of Environmental Quality, 33(1), 89-98 (2004).
doi:10.2134/jeq2004.8900

Borken, W., Matzner, E.: Nitrate leaching in forest soils: an analysis of long-term monitoring sites in Germany. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 167(3), 277-283 (2004).
doi:10.1002/jpln.200421354

2003

Borken, W., Davidson, E., Savage, K., Gaudinski, J., Trumbore, S.: Drying and wetting effects on carbon dioxide release from organic horizons. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 67(6), 1888-1896 (2003).
doi:10.2136/sssaj2003.1888

Langusch, J., Borken, W., Armbruster, M., Dise, N., Matzner, E.: Canopy leaching of cations in Central European forest ecosystems - a regional assessment. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 166(2), 168-174 (2003).
doi:10.1002/jpln.200390024

Borken, W., Xu, Y., Beese, F.: Conversion of hardwood forests to spruce and pine plantations strongly reduced soil methane sink in Germany. Global Change Biology, 9(6), 956-966 (2003).
doi:10.1046/j.1365-2486.2003.00631.x

Books and Book sections

2009

Borken, W., Brumme, R.: Methane uptake by temperate forest soils. In: Brumme, Rainer ; Khanna, Partap K. (Hrsg.): Functioning and Management of European Beech Ecosystems. - Berlin : Springer, 2009. - 369-385.

Brumme, R., Borken, W.: N₂O emission from temperate beech forests soils. In: Brumme, Rainer ; Khanna, Partap K. (Hrsg.): Functioning and Management of European Beech Ecosystems. - Berlin : Springer, 2009. - 353-367.

Brumme, R., Borken, W., Prenzel, J.: Soil respiration. In: Brumme, Rainer ; Khanna, Partap K. (Hrsg.): Functioning and Management of European Beech Ecosystems. - Berlin : Springer, 2009. - 337-352.

Other publications

2012

Krüger, I., Schulz, C., Borken, W.: Totholz als Kohlenstoffsenke: Ein Vergleich in bewirtschafteten und unbewirtschafteten Wäldern. LWF aktuell, 87, 24-26 (2012).

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