Joint Experiments


Joint Experiments


1. Artificial soil incubation
Person in charge: Geertje J. Pronk


PIs involved: Jörg Bachmann, Martin H. Gerzabek, Katja Heister, Ellen Kandeler, Matthias Kästner, Michael Kersten, Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, Friederike Lang, Gabriele E. Schaumann, Michael Schloter, Kornelia Smalla, Michael Spiteller, Kai Uwe Totsche and Lukas Y. Wick


Manuscripts arising from the joint experiment:
Pronk, G.J., Heister, K., Ding, G.-C., Smalla, K., Kögel-Knabner, I. 2012. Development of biogeochemical interfaces in artificial soil incubation experiment: Aggregation and formation of organo-minerals associations. Geoderma. 189-190, 585-594.



2. Hierarchical structure of biogeochemical interfaces in soil to predict transport of reactive chemicals in soil
Person in charge: Thomas Ritschel


PIs involved: Jörg Bachmann, Kai Uwe Totsche and Hans-Jörg Vogel



3. The soil-litter interface: A hot spot of biogeochemical interactions
Person in charge: Ellen Kandeler and Thilo Streck


PIs involved: Harold L. Drake, Marcus A. Horn, Ellen Kandeler, Matthias Kästner, Michael Schloter, Kornelia Smalla, Thilo Streck and Lukas Y. Wick


Manuscripts arising from the joint experiment:
Poll, C., Pagel, H., Devers, M., Martin-Laurent, F., Ingwersen, J., Streck, T., Kandeler, E. 2010. Regulation of bacterial and fungal MCPA degradation at the soil-litter interface. Soil Biol. Biochem. 42, 1879-1887.


Schulz, S., Yuyunkina, T., Pagel, H., Wick, L.Y., Poll, C., Streck, T., Kandeler, E., Schloter, M. 2012. The influence of the herbicide 2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) on the mineralization of litter-derived alkanes and the abundance of the alkane monooxygenase gene (alkB) in the detritusphere of Pisum sativum (L.). Biol. Fert. Soils. in press.



4. Restructuring of biogeochemical interfaces: Role of cations and heat treatment- A joint experiment linking properties to processes
Person in charge: Gabriele E. Schaumann


PIs involved: Jörg Bachmann, Martin Kaupenjohann and Gabriele E. Schaumann


Manuscripts arising from the joint experiment:
Schneckenburger, T., Schaumann, G. E., Woche, S. K., Thiele-Bruhn, S. 2012. Short-term evolution of hydration effects on soil organic matter properties and resulting implications for soprtion of naphthalane-2-ol. J. Soil. Sediment. 12, 1269-1279.


Shchegolikhina, A., Marschner, B. 2012. Effects of cation saturation, substrate addition and aginig on the mineralization and formation of non-extractable residues of nonylphenol and phenanthrene in sandy soil. Extended abstract published in Functions of natural organic matter in changing environment by Jianming Xu, Jianjun Wu, and Yan He. 2013. Springer-Verlag, New York.


Shchegolikhina, A., Schulz, S., Marschner, B. 2012. Interacting effects of cation saturation and drying, freezing, or aging on the extractability of nonylphenol and phenanthrene from a sandy soil. J. Soil. Sediment. 12, 1280-1291.


Kunhi Mouvenchery, Y., Kucerik, J., Diehl, D., Schaumann, G. E. 2012. Cation-mediated cross-linking in natural organic matter - a review. Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology. 11, 41-54.



5. Connecting pH imaging to metalaxyl degradation detected by MALDI imaging at the roots surface of Lupinus albus L. 
Person in charge: Sascha Oswald


PIs involved: Sascha Oswald and Michael Spiteller



6. Establishment of BGI under flow conditions
Person in charge: Kai Uwe Totsche


PIs involved: Jörg Bachmann, Michael Schloter, Kornelia Smalla, Kai Uwe Totsche and Hans-Jörg Vogel



7. Worm column experiment
Person in charge: Marcus A. Horn


PIs involved: Jörg Bachmann, Thomas Baumann, Harold L. Drake, Katja Heister, Marcus A. Horn, Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, Anja Miltner, Sascha Oswald, Gabriele E. Schaumann, Michael Spiteller, Kai Uwe Totsche and Hans-Jörg Vogel



8. Visualization and quantification of oxygen demands
Person in charge: Sascha Oswald


PIs involved: Jörg Bachmann, Thomas Baumann, Sascha Oswald and Hans-Jörg Vogel



9. Interactions of bacteria with minerals at biogeochemical interfaces in soil
Person in charge: Anja Miltner


PIs involved: Jörg Bachmann, Matthias Kästner, Gabriele E. Schaumann and Kornelia Smalla




Evolved Collaborations

1. DMA and MCPA adsorption by goethite
Person in charge: Michael Kersten


PIs involved: Michael Kersten and Martin H. Gerzabek



2. Stabilization of microbial biomass in soils: Implications for SOM formation, xenobiotic degradation and residue formation
Person in charge: Matthias Kästner


PIs involved: Matthias Kästner and Andreas Schäffer


Manuscripts arising from the collaboration:
Schuring, C., Smittenberg, R. H., Berger, J., Kraft, F., Woche, S. K., Göbel, M.-O., Heipieper, H., J., Miltner, A., Kästner, M. 2012. Microbial cell-envelope fragments and the formation of soil organic matter - a case study from a glacier forefield. Biogeochemistry. in press.


Miltner, A., Bombach, P., Schmidt-Brücken, B., Kästner, M. 2012. SOM genesis - Microbial biomass as a significant source. Biogeochemistry. in press.



3. Nanothermal analysis of young soils
Person in charge: Gabriele E. Schaumann


PIs involved: Gabriele E. Schaumann and Matthias Kästner