Markus Reichstein

Director of the department
room: C2.016 (tower)
phone: +49 3641 576273
fax: +49 3641 577200
email: mreichstein(at)

Research Interests:

Biogeochemical cycle interactions (C-H2O-N-P); data assimilation; data mining; dynamic global ecosystem modelling (DGEM); earth observation; eddy flux data interpretation; soil-plant feedbacks


Acceped/in press


Ahrens, B. and Reichstein, M. (2014) Reconciling 14C and minirhizotron-based estimates of fine-root turnover with survival functions. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 177(2), 287-296. request by email

Ahrens, B., Reichstein, M., Borken, W., Muhr, J., Trumbore, S.E. and Wutzler, T. (2014) Bayesian calibration of a soil organic carbon model using 14C measurements of soil organic carbon and heterotrophic respiration as joint constraints. Biogeosciences, 11, 2147-2168.

Bahn, M., Reichstein, M., Dukes, J.S., Smith, M.D. and McDowell, N.G. (2014) Climate-biosphere interactions in a more extreme world. New Phytologist, 202(2), 356-359. request by email

Beer, C., Weber, U., Tomelleri, E., Carvalhais, N., Mahecha, M.D. and Reichstein, M. (2014) Harmonized European long-term climate data for assessing the effect of changing temporal variability on land-atmosphere CO2 fluxes. Journal of Climate, 27, 4815-4834. request by email

Braakhekke, M.C., Beer, C., Schrumpf, M., Ekici, A., Ahrens, B., Hoosbeek, M. R., Kruijt, B., Kabat, P. and Reichstein, M. (2014) The use of radiocarbon to constrain current and future soil organic matter turnover and transport in a temperate forest. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 119(3), 372-391. request by email

Buermann, W., Parida, B., Jung, M., MacDonald, G.M., Tucker, C.J. and Reichstein, M. (2014) Recent shift in Eurasian boreal forest greening response may be associated with warmer and drier summers. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(6), 1995-2002. request by email

Ciais, P., Dolman, A.J., Bombelli, A., Duren, R., Peregon, A., Rayner, P.J., Miller, C., Gobron, N., Kinderman, G., Marland, G., Gruber, N., Chevallier, F., Andres, R.J., Balsamo, G., Bopp, L., Breon, F.-M., Broquet, G., Dargaville, R., Battin, T.J., Borges, A., Bovensmann, H., Buchwitz, M., Butler, J., Canadell, J.G., Cook, R.B., DeFries, R., Engelen, R., Gurney, K.R., Heinze, C., Heimann, M., Held, A., Henry, M., Law, B., Luyssaert, S., Miller, J., Moriyama, T., Moulin, C., Myneni, R.B., Nussli, C., Obersteiner, M., Ojima, D., Pan, Y., Paris, J.-D., Piao, S.L., Poulter, B., Plummer, S., Quegan, S., Raymond, P., Reichstein, M., Rivier, L., Sabine, C., Schimel, D., Tarasova, O., Valentini, R., van der Werf, G., Wickland, D., Williams, M., Zehner, C. (2014) Current systematic carbon-cycle observations and the need for implementing a policy-relevant carbon observing system. Biogeosciences, 11, 3547-3602.

Fernandez-Martinez, M., Vicca, S., Janssens, I.A., Sardans, J., Luyssaert, S., Campioli, M., Chapin III, F.S., Ciais, P., Malhi, Y., Obersteiner, M., Papale, D., Piao, S.L., Reichstein, M., Roda, F., Penuelas, J. (2014) Nutrient availability as the key regulator of global forest carbon balance. Nature Climate Change, 4(6), 471-476.

Migliavacca, M., Reichstein, M., Richardson, A.D., Mahecha, M.D., Cremonese, E., Delpierre, N., Galvagno, M., Law, B.E., Wohlfahrt, G., Black, T.A., Carvalhais, N., Ceccherini, G., Chen, J., Gobron, N., Koffi, E., Munger, J.W., Perez-Priego, O., Robustelli, M., Tomelleri, E. and Cescatti, A. (2014) Influence of physiological phenology on the seasonal pattern of ecosystem Respiration in deciduous forests. Global Change Biology, first online published, doi:10.1111/gcb.12671.

Reichstein, M., Bahn, M., Mahecha, M.D., Kattge, J. and Baldocchi, D. (2014) Linking plant and ecosystem functional biogeography. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(38), 13697-13702.

Wu, X., Babst, F., Ciais, P., Frank, D., Reichstein, M., Wattenbach, M., Zang, C. and Mahecha, M.D. (2014) Climate-mediated spatiotemporal variability in the terrestrial productivity across Europe. Biogeosciences, 11, 3057-3068.

Zscheischler, J., Mahecha, M.D., Harmeling, S., Rammig, A., Tomelleri, E. and Reichstein, M. (2014) Extreme events in gross primary production: a characterization across continents. Biogeosciences, 11, 2909-2924.

Zscheischler, J., Mahecha, M.D., von Buttlar, J., Harmeling, S., Jung, M., Rammig, A., Randerson, J. T., Schölkopf, B., Seneviratne, S. I., Tomelleri, E., Zaehle, S. and Reichstein, M. (2014) Few extreme events dominate global interannual variability in gross primary production. Environmental Research Letters, 9, Art. 035001. request by email

Zscheischler, J., Michalak, A. M., Schwalm, C., Mahecha, M.D., Huntzinger, D.N., Reichstein, M., Berthier, G., Ciais, P., Cook, R.B., El-Masri, B., Huang, M., Ito, A., Jain, A., King, A., Lei, H., Lu, C., Mao, J., Peng, S., Poulter, B., Ricciuto, D., Shi, X., Tao, B., Tian, H., Viovy, N., Wang, W., Wei, Y., Yang, J., and Zeng, N. (2014) Impact of large-scale climate extremes on biospheric carbon fluxes: An intercomparison based on MsTMIP data. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 28, doi:10.1002/2014GB004826. request by email


Ahrens, B., Reichstein, M., Borken, W., Muhr, J., Trumbore, S.E. and Wutzler, T. (2013) Bayesian calibration of a soil organic carbon model using 14C measurements of soil organic carbon and heterotrophic respiration as joint constraints. Biogeosciences Discussions, 10, 13803-13854.

Braakhekke, M.C., Wutzler, T., Beer, C., Kattge, J., Schrumpf, M., Ahrens, B., Schöning, I., Hoosbeek, M.R., Kruijt, B., Kabat, P. and Reichstein, M. (2013) Modeling the vertical soil organic matter profile using Bayesian parameter estimation. Biogeosciences, 10, 399-420.

Forkel, M., Carvalhais, N., Verbesselt, J., Mahecha, M.D., Neigh, C.S.R. and Reichstein, M. (2013) Trend change detection in NDVI time series: effects of inter-annual variability and methodology. Remote Sensing, 5, 2113-2144.

Frank, D., Reichstein, M., Miglietta, F. and Pereira, J.S. (2013) Impact of climate variability and extremes on the carbon cycle of the Mediterranean region. In: Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterranean (RACCM). Volume 2. Agriculture, Forest and Ecosystem Services and People, Part III (Navarra, A. and Tubiana, L. (Eds.)), 31-47 pp. Advances in Global Change Research, Vol. 51. Springer, New York, 404 pp. request by email

Menzer, O., Moffat, A.M., Meiring, W., Lasslop, G., Schukat-Talamazzini, E. G. and Reichstein, M. (2013) Random errors in carbon and water vapor fluxes assessed with Gaussian Processes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 178-179, 161-172.

Reichstein, M., Bahn, M., Ciais, P., Frank, D., Mahecha, M.D., Seneviratne, S. I., Zscheischler, J., Beer, C., Buchmann, N., Frank, D. C., Papale, D., Rammig, A., Smith, P., Thonicke, K., van der Velde, M., Vicca, S., Walz, A. and Wattenbach, M. (2013) Climate extremes and the carbon cycle. Nature, 500, 287-295.

Stoy, P.C., Mauder, M., Foken, T., Marcolla, B., Boegh, E., Ibrom, A., Arain, M.A., Arneth, A., Aurela, M., Bernhofer, C., Cescatti, A., Dellwik, E., Duce, P., Gianelle, D., van Gorsel, E., Kiely, G., Knohl, A., Margolis, H., McCaughey, H., Merbold, L., Montagnani, L., Papale, D., Reichstein, M., Saunders, M., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Sottocornola, M., Spano, D., Vaccari, F. and Varlagin, A. (2013) A data-driven analysis of energy balance closure across FLUXNET research sites: The role of landscape scale heterogeneity. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 171-172, 137-152. request by email

Thiessen, S., Gleixner, G., Wutzler, T. and Reichstein, M. (2013) Both priming and temperature sensitivity of soil organic matter decomposition depend on microbial biomass - An incubation study. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Elsevier, 57, 739–748.

van Oijen, M., Beer, C., Cramer, W., Rammig, A., Reichstein, M., Rolinski, S., Soussana, J.-F. (2013) A novel probabilistic risk analysis to determine the vulnerability of ecosystems to extreme climatic events. Environmental Research Letters, 8, Art. 015032.

Wu, X., Mahecha, M.D., Reichstein, M., Ciais, P., Wattenbach, M., Babst, F., Frank, D. and Zang, C. (2013) Climate-mediated spatiotemporal variability in the terrestrial productivity across Europe. Biogeosciences Discussions, 10, 17511-17547.

Wutzler, T. and Reichstein, M. (2013) Priming and substrate quality interactions in soil organic matter models. Biogeosciences, 10, 2089-2103.

Zscheischler, J., Mahecha, M.D., Harmeling, S. and Reichstein, M. (2013) Detection and attribution of large spatiotemporal extreme events in Earth observation data. Ecological Informatics, 15, 66-73. request by email


Aubinet, M., Feigenwinter, C., Heinesch, B., Laffineur, Q., Papale, D., Reichstein, M., Rinne, J. and van Gorsel, E. (2012) Nighttime flux correction. In: Eddy Covariance: A Practical Guide to Measurement and Data Analysis (Aubinet, M., Vesala, T. and Papale, D. (Eds.)), 133-157, Springer Atmospheric Sciences, 438 pp. request by email

Baldocchi, D., Reichstein, M., Papale, D., Koteen, L., Vargas, R., Agarwal, D. and Cook, R. (2012) The role of trace gas flux networks in the biogeosciences. Eos Transactions, AGU, 93(23), 217-224. request by email

Bonan, G.B., Oleson, K.W., Fisher, R.A., Lasslop, G., and Reichstein, M. (2012) Reconciling leaf physiological traits and canopy flux data: Use of the TRY and FLUXNET databases in the Community Land Model version 4. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 117, G02026, doi:10.1029/2011JG001913. request by email

Braakhekke, M.C., Wutzler, T., Beer, C., Kattge, J., Schrumpf, M., Schöning, I., Hoosbeek, M.R., Kruijt, B., Kabat, P. and Reichstein, M. (2012) Modeling the vertical soil organic matter profile using Bayesian parameter estimation. Biogeosciences Discussions, 9, 11239-11292.

Lasslop, G., Migliavacca, M., Bohrer, G., Reichstein, M., Bahn, M., Ibrom, A., Jacobs, C., Kolari, P., Papale, D., Vesala, T., Wohlfahrt, G. and Cescatti, A. (2012) On the choice of the driving temperature for eddy-covariance carbon dioxide flux partitioning. Biogeosciences, 9, 5243-5259.

Luo, Y.Q., Randerson, J., Abramowitz, G., Bacour, C., Blyth, E., Carvalhais, N., Ciais, P., Dalmonech, D., Fisher, J., Fisher, R., Friedlingstein, P., Hibbard, K., Hoffman, F., Huntzinger, D., Jones, C.D., Koven, C., Lawrence, D., Li, D.J., Mahecha, M.D., Niu, S.L., Norby, R., Piao, S.L., Qi, X., Peylin, P., Prentice, I.C., Riley, W., Reichstein, M., Schwalm, C., Wang, Y.P., Xia, J.Y., Zaehle, S. and Zhou, X.H. (2012) A framework of benchmarking land models. Biogeosciences, 9, 3857-3874.

Moyano, F.E., Vasilyeva, N., Bouckaert, L., Cook, F., Craine, J., Curiel Yuste, J., Don, A., Epron, D., Formanek, P., Franzluebbers, A., Ilstedt, U., Kätterer, T., Orchard, V., Reichstein, M., Rey, A., Ruamps, L., Subke, J.-A., Thomsen, I.K. and Chenu, C. (2012) The moisture response of soil heterotrophic respiration: interaction with soil properties. Biogeosciences, 9, 1173-1182.

Reichstein, M. (2012) Carbon management under extremes. Carbon Management, 3(2), 113-115. request by email

Reichstein, M., Stoy, P.C., Desai, A.R., Lasslop, G. and Richardson, A.D. (2012) Partitioning of net fluxes. In: Eddy Covariance: A Practical Guide to Measurement and Data Analysis (Aubinet, M., Vesala, T. and Papale, D. (Eds.)), 263-289, Springer Atmospheric Sciences, 438 pp. request by email

Richardson, A.D., Aubinet, M., Barr, A.G., Hollinger, D.Y., Ibrom, A., Lasslop, G. and Reichstein, M. (2012) Uncertainty quantification. In: Eddy Covariance: A Practical Guide to Measurement and Data Analysis (Aubinet, M., Vesala, T. and Papale, D. (Eds.)), 173-209, Springer Atmospheric Sciences, 438 pp. request by email

Ryu, Y., Baldocchi, D.D., Black, T.A., Detto, M., Law, B.E., Leuning, R., Miyata, A., Reichstein, M., Vargas, R., Ammann, C., Beringer, J., Flanagan, L.B., Gu, L., Hutley, L.B., Kim, J., McCaughey, H., Moors, E.J., Rambal, S. and Vesala, T. (2012) On the temporal upscaling of evapotranspiration from instantaneous remote sensing measurements to 8-day mean daily-sums. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 152, 212-222. request by email

Vicca, S., Luyssaert, S., Peñuelas, J., Campioli, M., Chapin III, F.S., Ciais, P., Heinemeyer, A., Högberg, P., Kutsch, W.L., Law, B.E., Malhi, Y., Papale, D., Piao, S.L., Reichstein, M., Schulze, E.D. and Janssens, I.A. (2012) Fertile forests produce biomass more efficiently. Ecology Letters, 15, 520-526. request by email

Wang, T., Brender, P., Ciais, P., Piao, S., Mahecha, M.D., Chevallier, F., Reichstein, M., Ottlé, C., Maignan, F., Arain, A., Bohrer, G., Cescatti, A., Kiely, G., Law, B.E., Lutz, M., Montagnani, L., Moors, E., Osborne, B., Panferov, O., Papale, D., Vaccari, F.P. (2012) State-dependent errors in a land surface model across biomes inferred from eddy covariance observations on multiple timescales. Ecological Modelling, 246, 11-25. request by email

Williams, C.A., Reichstein, M., Buchmann, N., Baldocchi, D., Beer, C., Schwalm, C., Wohlfahrt, G., Hasler, N., Bernhofer, C., Foken, T., Papale, D., Schymanski, S., and Schaefer, K. (2012) Climate and vegetation controls on the surface water balance: Synthesis of evapotranspiration measured across a global network of flux towers. Water Resources Research, 48, doi:10.1029/2011WR011586. request by email

Xiao, J., Chen, J., Davis, K.J., and Reichstein, M. (2012) Advances in upscaling of eddy covariance measurements of carbon and water fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 117, G00J01, doi:10.1029/2011JG001889. request by email


Bonan, G.B., Lawrence, P.J., Oleson, K.W., Levis, S., Jung, M., Reichstein, M., Lawrence, D.M. and Swenson, S.C. (2011) Improving canopy processes in the Community Land Model version 4 (CLM4) using global flux fields empirically inferred from FLUXNET data. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 116, G02014, doi:10.1029/2010JG001593. request by email

Braakhekke, M.C., Beer, C., Hoosbeek, M.R., Reichstein, M., Kruijt, B., Schrumpf, M., Kabat, P. (2011) SOMPROF: a vertically explicit soil organic matter model. Ecological Modelling, 222, 1712-1730. request by email

Goebel, M.-O., Bachmann, J., Reichstein, M., Janssens, I.A. and Guggenberger, G. (2011) Review: Soil water repellency and its implications for organic matter decomposition - is there a link to extreme climatic events? Global Change Biology, 17, 2640-2656. request by email

Goerner, A., Reichstein, M., Tomelleri, E., Hanan, N., Rambal, S., Papale, D., Dragoni, D. and Schmullius, C.(2011) Remote sensing of ecosystem light use efficiency with MODIS-based PRI. Biogeosciences, 8, 189-202.

Jimenez, C., Prigent, C., Mueller, B., Seneviratne, S.I., McCabe, M.F., Wood, E.F., Rossow, W.B., Balsamo, G., Betts, A.K., Dirmeyer, P.A., Fisher, J.B., Jung, M., Kanamitsu, M., Reichle, R.H., Reichstein, M., Rodell, M., Sheffield, J., Tu, K., Wang, K. (2011) Global intercomparison of 12 land surface heat flux estimates. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 116, D02102, doi:10.1029/2010JD014545. request by email

Jung, M., Reichstein, M., Margolis, H.A., Cescatti, A., Richardson, A.D., Arain, M.A., Arneth, A., Bernhofer, C., Bonal, D., Chen, J., Gianelle, D., Gobron, N., Kiely, G., Kutsch, W., Lasslop, G., Law, B.E., Lindroth, A., Merbold, L., Montagnani, L., Moors, E.J., Papale, D., Sottocornola, M., Vaccari, F., Williams, C. (2011) Global patterns of land-atmosphere fluxes of carbon dioxide, latent heat, and sensible heat derived from eddy covariance, satellite, and meteorological observations. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 116, doi:10.1029/2010JG001566. request by email

Kattge, J., Díaz, S., Lavorel, S., Prentice, I.C., Leadley, P., Bönisch, G., Garnier, E., Westoby, M., Reich, P.B., Wright, I.J., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Violle, C., Harrison, S.P., van Bodegom, P.M., Reichstein, M., Enquist, B. J., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Ackerly, D., Anand, M., Atkin, O., Bahn, M., Baker, T.R., Baldocchi, D., Bekker, R., Blanco, C.C., Blonder, B., Bond, W.J., Bradstock, R., Bunker, D.E., Casanoves, F., Cavender-Bares, J., Chambers, J.Q., Chapin III, F.S., Chave, J., Coomes, D., Cornwell, W.K., Craine, J.M., Dobrin, B.H., Duarte, L., Durka, W., Elser, J., Esser, G., Estiarte, M., Fagan, W.F., Fang, J.Y., Fernández-Méndez, F., Fidelis, A., Finegan, B., Flores, O., Ford, H., Frank, D., Freschet, G.T., Fyllas, N.M., Gallagher, R.V., Green, W.A., Gutierrez, A.G., Hickler, T., Higgins, S., Hodgson, J.G., Jalili, A., Jansen, S., Joly, C., Kerkhoff, A.J., Kirkup, D., Kitajima, K., Kleyer, M., Klotz, S., Knops, J.M.H., Kramer, K., Kühn, I., Kurokawa, H., Laughlin, D., Lee, T.D., Leishman, M., Lens, F., Lenz, T., Lewis, S.L., Lloyd, J., Llusià, J., Louault, F., Ma, S., Mahecha, M.D., Manning, P., Massad, T., Medlyn, B., Messier, J., Moles, A.T., Müller, S.C., Nadrowski, K., Naeem, S., Niinemets, Ü., Nöllert, S., Nüske, A., Ogaya, R., Oleksyn, J., Onipchenko, V.G., Onoda, Y., Ordoñez, J., Overbeck, G., Ozinga, W.A., Patiño, S., Paula, S., Pausas, J.G., Peñuelas, J., Phillips, O.L., Pillar, V., Poorter, H., Poorter, L., Poschlod, P., Prinzing, A., Proulx, R., Rammig, A., Reinsch, S., Reu, B., Sack, L., Salgado-Negret, B., Sardans, J., Shiodera, S., Shipley, B., Siefert, A., Sosinski, E., Soussana, J.-F., Swaine, E., Swenson, N., Thompson, K., Thornton, P., Waldram, M., Weiher, E., White, M., White, S., Wright, S.J., Yguel, B., Zaehle, S., Zanne, A.E. and Wirth, C. (2011) TRY - a global database of plant traits. Global Change Biology, 17, 2905-2935. request by email

Keenan, T.F., Carbone, M.S., Reichstein, M., Richardson, A.D. (2011) The model-data fusion pitfall: assuming certainty in an uncertain world. Oecologia, 167, 587-597. request by email

Mahecha, M.D., Reichstein, M., Carvalhais, N., Lasslop, G., Lange, H., Seneviratne, S.I., Vargas, R., Ammann, C., Arain, M.A., Cescatti, A., Janssens, I.A., Migliavacca, M., Montagnani, L. and Richardson, A.D. (2011) Response to Comment on "Global Convergence in the Temperature Sensitivity of Respiration at Ecosystem Level". Science, 331, 1265. request by email

Migliavacca, M., Reichstein, M., Richardson, A.D., Colombo, R., Sutton, M.A., Lasslop, G., Tomelleri, E., Wohlfahrt, G., Carvalhais, N., Cescatti, A., Mahecha, M.D., Montagnani, L., Papale, D., Zaehle, S., Arain, A., Arneth, A., Black, T.A., Carrara, A., Dore, S., Gianelle, D., Helfter, C., Hollinger, D., Kutsch, W.L., Lafleur, P.M., Nouvellon, Y., Rebmann, C., da Rocha, H.R., Rodeghiero, M., Roupsard, O., Sebastià, M.-T., Seufert, G., Soussana, J.-F. and van der Molen, M.K. (2011) Semiempirical modeling of abiotic and biotic factors controlling ecosystem respiration across eddy covariance sites. Global Change Biology, 17, 390-409. request by email

Mueller, B., Seneviratne, S.I., Jimenez, C., Corti, T., Hirschi, M., Balsamo, G., Ciais, P., Dirmeyer, P., Fisher, J.B., Guo, Z., Jung, M., Maignan, F., McCabe, M.F., Reichle, R., Reichstein, M., Rodell, M., Sheffield, J., Teuling, A.J., Wang, K., Wood, E.F. and Zhang, Y. (2011) Evaluation of global observations-based evapotranspiration datasets and IPCC AR4 simulations. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L06402, doi:10.1029/2010GL046230. request by email

van der Molen, M.K., Dolman, A.J., Ciais, P., Eglin, T., Gobron, N., Law, B.E., Meir, P., Peters, W., Phillips, O.L., Reichstein, M., Chen, T., Dekker, S.C., Doubková, M., Friedl, M.A., Jung, M., van den Hurk, B.J.J.M., de Jeu, R.A.M., Kruijt, B., Ohta, T., Rebel, K.T., Plummer, S., Seneviratne, S.I., Sitch, S., Teuling, A.J., van der Werf, G.R. and Wang, G. (2011) Review: Drought and ecosystem carbon cycling. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151, 765-773. request by email

Vargas, R., Carbone, M.S., Reichstein, M., Baldocchi, D.D. (2011) Frontiers and challenges in soil respiration research: from measurements to model-data integration. Biogeochemistry, 102, 1-13. request by email


Bahn, M., Janssens, I.A., Reichstein, M., Smith, P. and Trumbore, S.E.(2010) Soil respiration across scales: towards an integration of patterns and processes. New Phytologist, 186, 292-296. request by email

Bahn, M., Reichstein, M., Davidson, E.A., Grünzweig, J., Jung, M., Carbone, M.S., Epron, D., Misson, L., Nouvellon, Y., Roupsard, O., Savage, K., Trumbore, S.E., Gimeno, C., Curiel Yuste, J., Tang, J., Vargas, R. and Janssens, I.A. (2010) Soil respiration at mean annual temperature predicts annual total across vegetation types and biomes. Biogeosciences, 7, 2147-2157.

Beer, C., Reichstein, M. , Tomelleri, E., Ciais, P., Jung, M., Carvalhais, N., Rödenbeck, C., Arain, M.A., Baldocchi, D., Bonan, G.B., Bondeau, A., Cescatti, A., Lasslop, G., Lindroth, A., Lomas, M., Luyssaert, S., Margolis, H., Oleson, K.W., Roupsard, O., Veenendaal, E., Viovy, N., Williams, C., Woodward, F.I. and Papale, D. (2010) Terrestrial Gross Carbon Dioxide Uptake: Global Distribution and Covariation with Climate. Science, 329, 834-838. request by email

Carvalhais, N., Reichstein, M., Ciais, P., Collatz, G.J., Mahecha, M.D., Montagnani, L., Papale, D., Rambal, S. and Seixas, J. (2010) Identification of vegetation and soil carbon pools out of equilibrium in a process model via eddy covariance and biometric constraints. Global Change Biology, 16, 2813-2829. request by email

Carvalhais, N., Reichstein, M., Collatz, G.J., Mahecha, M.D., Migliavacca, M., Neigh, C.S.R., Tomelleri, E., Benali, A.A., Papale, D. and Seixas, J. (2010) Deciphering the components of regional net ecosystem fluxes following a bottom-up approach for the Iberian Peninsula. Biogeosciences, 7, 3707-3729.

Ciais, P., Paris, J.D., Marland, G., Peylin, P., Piao, S.L., Levin, I., Pregger, T., Scholz, Y., Friedrich, R., Rivier, L., Houwelling, S., Schulze, E.D., Abril, G., Beer, C., Bouriaud, O., Churkina, G., Don, A., Freibauer, A., Grace, J., Janssens, I.A., Jung, M., Luyssaert, S., Nabuurs, G.-J., Papale, D., Reichstein, M., Schellhaas, M.-J., Smith, P., Soussana, J.F., van der Werf, G.R., Van Oost, K., Vetter, M., Valentini, R., Viovy, N., Wattenbach, M. and Zaehle, S. (2010) The European carbon balance. Part 1: fossil fuel emissions. Global Change Biology, 16, 1395-1408. request by email

Ciais, P., Wattenbach, M., Vuichard, N., Smith, P., Piao, S.L., Don, A., Luyssaert, S., Janssens, I.A., Bondeau, A., Dechow, R., Leip, A., Smith, P.C., Beer, C., van der Werf, G.R., Gervois, S., Van Oost, K., Tomelleri, E., Freibauer, A., Schulze, E.D. Abril, G., Bouriaud, O., Churkina, G., Grace, J., Jung, M., Nabuurs, G.-J., Paris, J.-D., Papale, D., Peylin, P., Reichstein, M., Schellhaas, M.-J., Soussana, J.F., Vetter, M., Viovy, N. and Zaehle, S. (2010) The European carbon balance. Part 2: croplands. Global Change Biology, 16, 1409-1428. request by email

Eglin, T., Ciais, P., Piao, S.L., Barre, P., Bellassen, V., Cadule, P., Chenu, C., Gasser, T., Koven, C., Reichstein, M. and Smith, P. (2010) Historical and future perspectives of global soil carbon response to climate and land-use changes. Tellus Series B - Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 62, 700-718.

Gilmanov, T.G., Aires, L., Barcza, Z., Baron, V.S., Belelli, L., Beringer, J., Billesbach, D., Bonal, D., Bradford, J., Ceschia, E., Cook, D., Corradi, C., Frank, A., Gianelle, D., Gimeno, C., Gruenwald, T., Guo, H., Hanan, N., Haszpra, L., Heilman, J., Jacobs, A., Jones, M.B., Johnson, D.A., Kiely, G., Li, S., Magliulo, V., Moors, E., Nagy, Z., Nasyrov, M., Owensby, C., Pinter, K., Pio, C., Reichstein, M., Sanz, M.J., Scott, R., Soussana, J.F., Stoy, P.C., Svejcar, T., Tuba, Z. and Zhou, G. (2010) Productivity, respiration, and light-response parameters of world grassland and agroecosystems derived from flux-tower measurements. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 63, 16-39. request by email

Janssens, I.A., Dieleman, W., Luyssaert, S., Subke, J.-A., Reichstein, M., Ceulemans, R., Ciais, P., Dolman, A.J., Grace, J., Matteucci, G., Papale, D., Piao, S.L., Schulze, E.-D., Tang, J. and Law, B.E.(2010) Reduction of forest soil respiration in response to nitrogen deposition. Nature Geoscience, 3, 315-322. request by email

Jung, M., Reichstein, M., Ciais, P., Seneviratne, S.I., Sheffield, J., Goulden, M.L., Bonan, G., Cescatti, A., Chen, J., de Jeu, R., Dolman, A.J., Eugster, W., Gerten, D., Gianelle, D., Gobron, N., Heinke, J., Kimball, J., Law, B.E., Montagnani, L., Mu, Q., Mueller, B., Oleson, K., Papale, D., Richardson, A.D., Roupsard, O., Running, S., Tomelleri, E., Viovy, N., Weber, U., Williams, C., Wood, E., Zaehle, S. and Zhang, K. (2010) Recent decline in the global land evapotranspiration trend due to limited moisture supply. Nature, 467, 951-954. request by email

Lasslop, G., Reichstein, M., Detto, M., Richardson, A.D. and Baldocchi, D.D. (2010) Comment on Vickers et al.: Self-correlation between assimilation and respiration resulting from flux partitioning of eddy-covariance CO2 fluxes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 150, 312-314. request by email

Lasslop, G., Reichstein, M., Papale, D., Richardson, A.D., Arneth, A., Barr, A., Stoy, P. and Wohlfahrt, G. (2010) Separation of net ecosystem exchange into assimilation and respiration using a light response curve approach: critical issues and global evaluation. Global Change Biology, 16, 187-208. request by email

le Maire, G., Delpierre, N., Jung, M., Ciais, P., Reichstein, M., Viovy, N., Granier, A., Ibrom, A., Kolari, P., Longdoz, B., Moors, E.J., Pilegaard, K., Rambal, S., Richardson, A.D. and Vesala, T. (2010) Detecting the critical periods that underpin interannual fluctuations in the carbon balance of European forests. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 115, G00H03, doi:10.1029/2009JG001244. request by email

Luyssaert, S., Ciais, P., Piao, S.L., Schulze, E.-D., Jung, M., Zaehle, S., Schelhaas, M.J., Reichstein, M., Churkina, G., Papale, D., Abril, G., Beer, C., Grace, J., Loustau, D., Matteucci, G., Magnani, F., Nabuurs, G.J., Verbeeck, H., Sulkava, M., van der Werf, G.R., Janssens, I.A. and members of the CarboEurope-IP synthesis team (2010) The European carbon balance. Part 3: forests. Global Change Biology, 16, 1429-1450. request by email

Mahecha, M.D., Reichstein, M., Jung, M., Seneviratne, S.I., Zaehle, S., Beer, C., Braakhekke, M.C., Carvalhais, N., Lange, H., Le Maire, G. and Moors, E. (2010) Comparing observations and process-based simulations of biosphere-atmosphere exchanges on multiple timescales. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 115, G02003, doi:10.1029/2009JG001016. request by email

Mahecha, M.D., Reichstein, M., Carvalhais, N., Lasslop, G., Lange, H., Seneviratne, S.I., Vargas, R., Ammann, C., Arain, M.A., Cescatti, A., Janssens, I.A., Migliavacca, M., Montagnani, L. and Richardson, A.D. (2010) Global Convergence in the Temperature Sensitivity of Respiration at Ecosystem Level. Science, 329, 838-840. request by email

Richardson, A.D., Black, T.A., Ciais, P., Delbart, N., Friedl, M.A., Gobron, N., Hollinger, D.Y., Kutsch, W.L., Longdoz, B., Luyssaert, S., Migliavacca, M., Montagnani, L., Munger, J.W., Moors, E., Piao, S., Rebmann, C., Reichstein, M., Saigusa, N., Tomelleri, E., Vargas, R. and Varlagin, A. (2010) Influence of spring and autumn phenological transitions on forest ecosystem productivity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences, 365(1555), 3227-3246. request by email

Schwalm, C.R., Williams, C.A., Schaefer, K., Arneth, A., Bonal, D., Buchmann, N., Chen, J., Law, B.E., Lindroth, A., Luyssaert, S., Reichstein, M. and Richardson, A.D. (2010) Assimilation exceeds respiration sensitivity to drought: A FLUXNET synthesis. Global Change Biology, 16, 657-670. request by email

Teuling, A.J., Seneviratne, S.I., Stöckli, R., Reichstein, M., Moors, E., Ciais, P., Luyssaert, S., van den Hurk, B., Ammann, C., Bernhofer, C., Dellwik, E., Gianelle, D., Gielen, B., Grünwald, T., Klumpp, K., Montagnani, L., Moureaux, C., Sottocornola, M. and Wohlfahrt, G. (2010) Contrasting response of European forest and grassland energy exchange to heatwaves. Nature Geoscience, 3, 722-727. request by email

Wang, X., Piao, S., Ciais, P., Janssens, I.A., Reichstein, M., Peng, S. and Wang, T. (2010) Are ecological gradients in seasonal Q10 of soil respiration explained by climate or by vegetation seasonality? Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 42, 1728-1734. request by email


Beer, C., Ciais, P., Reichstein, M., Baldocchi, D., Law, B.E., Papale, D., Soussana, J.-F., Ammann, C., Buchmann, N., Frank, D., Gianelle, D., Janssens, I.A., Knohl, A., Köstner, B., Moors, E., Roupsard, O., Verbeeck, H., Vesala, T., Williams, C.A. and Wohlfahrt, G. (2009) Temporal and among-site variability of inherent water use efficiency at the ecosystem level. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23, GB2018, doi:10.1029/2008GB003233. request by email

Bombelli, A., Henry, M., Castaldi, S., Adu-Bredu, S., de Grandcourt, A., Grieco, E., Kutsch, W.L., Lehsten, V., Rasile, A., Reichstein, M., Tansey, K., Weber, U. and Valentini, R. (2009) An outlook on the Sub-Saharan Africa carbon balance. Biogeosciences, 6, 2193-2205.

Fox, A., Williams, M., Richardson, A., Cameron, D., Gove, J. H., Quaife, T. , Ricciuto, D., Reichstein, M., Tomelleri, E., Trudinger, C. and Wijk., M.T.V. (2009) The REFLEX project: Comparing different algorithms and implementations for the inversion of a terrestrial ecosystem model against eddy covariance data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149, 1597-1615. request by email

Goerner, A., Reichstein, M. and Rambal, S. (2009) Tracking seasonal drought effects on ecosystem light use efficiency with satellite-based PRI in a Mediterranean forest. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113, 1101-1111. request by email

Jung, M., Reichstein, M. and Bondeau, A. (2009) Towards global empirical upscaling of FLUXNET eddy covariance observations: validation of a model tree ensemble approach using a biosphere model. Biogeosciences, 6, 2001-2013.

Luyssaert, S., Reichstein, M., Schulze, E.-D., Janssens, I.A., Law, B.E., Papale D., Dragoni, D., Goulden, M., Granier, A., Kutsch, W.L., Linder, S., Matteucci, G., Moors, E., Munger, J.W., Pilegaard, K., Saunders, M. and Falge, E.M. (2009) Toward a consistency cross-check of eddy covariance flux-based and biometric estimates of ecosystem carbon balance. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23, GB3009, doi:10.1029/2008GB003377. request by email

Mahecha, M.D., Martinez, A., Lange, H., Reichstein, M. and Beck, E., (2009) Identification of characteristic plant co-occurrences in neotropical secondary montane forests. Journal of Plant Ecology, 2, 31-41. request by email

Piao, S., Friedlingstein, P., Ciais, P., Peylin, P., Zhu, B. and Reichstein, M. (2009) Footprint of temperature changes in the temperate and boreal forest carbon balance. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L07404, doi:10.1029/2009GL037381. request by email

Reichstein, M., Ågren, G.I. and Fontaine, S. (2009) Is there a theoretical limit to soil carbon storage in old-growth forests? A model analysis with contrasting approaches. In: Old-Growth Forests: Function, Fate and Value (Wirth, C., Gleixner, G. and Heimann, M. (Eds.)), 267-281 pp. Ecological Studies, Vol. 207, Springer, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, 512 pp. request by email

Reichstein, M., Ciais, P., Beer, C., Beier, C., Ibrom, A., Janssens, I., Jung, M., Misson, L., Seneviratne, S., Smith, P., Williams, C., and Wirth, C. (2009) The role of climate variability and extremes for global terrestrial carbon dynamics: lessons learnt from multiple observations and experiments. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 6, Art. 042006.

Reichstein, M. and Janssens, I.A. (2009) Semi-empirical modelling of the response of soil respiration to environmental factors in laboratory and field conditions. In: Soil Carbon Dynamics - An Integrated Methodology (Kutsch, W., Bahn, M. and Heinemeyer, A. (Eds.)), 207-220 pp. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Reth, S., Graf, W., Reichstein, M. and Munch, J.C. (2009) Sustained stimulation of soil respiration after 10 years of experimental warming. Environmental Research Letters, 4, Art. 024005, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/4/2/024005.

Shurpali, N.J., Hyvönen, N.P., Huttunen, J.T., Clement, R.J., Reichstein, M., Nykänen, H., Biasi, C. and Martikainen, P.J. (2009) Cultivation of a perennial grass for bioenergy on a boreal organic soil–carbon sink or source? GCB Bioenergy, 1, 35-50. request by email

Stoy, P.C., Richardson, A.D., Baldocchi, D.D., Katul, G.G., Stanovick, J., Mahecha, M.D., Reichstein, M., Detto, M., Law, B.E., Wohlfahrt, G., Arriga, N., Campos, J., McCaughey, J.H., Montagnani, L., Paw U, K.T., Sevanto, S. and Williams, M. (2009) Biosphere-atmosphere exchange of CO2 in relation to climate: a cross-biome analysis across multiple time scales. Biogeosciences, 6, 2297–2312.

Subke, J.-A., Heinemeyer, A. and Reichstein, M. (2009) Experimental design: scalling up in time and space, and its statistical considerations. In: Soil Carbon Dynamics - An Integrated Methodology (Kutsch, W., Bahn, M. and Heinemeyer, A. (Eds.)), 34-48 pp. Cambridge University Press. request by email

Tenhunen, J., Geyer, R., Adiku, S., Reichstein, M., Tappeiner, U., Bahn, M., Cernusca, A., Dinh, N.Q., Kolcun, O., Lohila, A., Otieno, D., Schmidt, M., Schmitt, M., Wang, Q., Wartinger, M. and Wohlfahrt, G. (2009) Influences of changing land use and CO2 concentration on ecosystem and landscape level carbon and water balances in mountainous terrain of the Stubai Valley, Austria. Global and Planetary Change, 67, 29-43. request by email

Teuling, A.J., Hirschi, M., Ohmura, A., Wild, M., Reichstein, M., Ciais, P., Buchmann, N., Ammann, C., Montagnani, L., Richardson, A.D., Wohlfahrt, G. and Seneviratne, S.I. (2009) A regional perspective on trends in continental evaporation. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L02404, doi:10.1029/2008GL036584. request by email

Weber, U., Jung, M., Reichstein, M., Beer, C., Braakhekke, M.C., Lehsten, V., Ghent, D., Kaduk, J., Viovy, N., Ciais, P., Gobron, N. and Rödenbeck, C. (2009) The interannual variability of Africa's ecosystem productivity: a multi-model analysis. Biogeosciences, 6, 285-295.

Williams, M., Richardson, A. D., Reichstein, M., Stoy, P. C., Peylin, P., Verbeeck, H., Carvalhais, N., Jung, M., Hollinger, D. Y., Kattge, J., Leuning, R., Luo, Y., Tomelleri, E., Trudinger, C. M. and Wang, Y.-P. (2009) Improving land surface models with FLUXNET data. Biogeosciences, 6, 1341-1359, 2009.


Carvalhais, N., Reichstein, M., Seixas, J., Collatz, G.J., Pereira, S.J., Berbigier, P. Carrara, A., Granier, A., Montagnani, L., Papale, D., Rambal, S., Sanz, M. J. and Valentini, R. (2008) Implications of the carbon cycle steady state assumptions for biogeochemical modeling performance and inverse parameter retrieval. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22, GB2007, doi:10.1029/2007GB003033. request by email

Desai, A.R., Richardson, A.D., Moffat, A.M., Kattge, J., Hollinger, D.Y., Barr, A., Falge, E., Noormets, A., Papale, D., Reichstein, M. and Stauch, V.J. (2008) Cross site evaluation of eddy covariance GPP and RE decomposition techniques. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148, 821–838. request by email

Heimann, M. and Reichstein, M. (2008) Terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics and climate feedbacks. Nature, 451, 289-292. request by email

Jung, M., Verstraete, M., Gobron, N., Reichstein, M., Papale, D., Bondeau, A., Robustelli, M. and Pinty, B. (2008) Diagnostic assessment of European gross primary production. Global Change Biology, 14, 2349-2364. request by email

Knapp, A.K., Beier, C., Briske, D.D., Classen, A.T., Luo, Y., Reichstein, M., Smith, M.D., Smith, S.D., Bell, J.E., Fay, P.A., Heisler, J.L., Leavitt, S.W., Sherry, R., Smith, B. and Weng, E. (2008) Consequences of more extreme precipitation regimes for terrestrial ecosystems. BioScience, 58, 811-821. request by email

Lasslop, G., Reichstein, M., Kattge, J. and Papale, D. (2008) Influences of observation errors in eddy flux data on inverse model parameter estimation. Biogeosciences, 5, 1311-1324.

Piao, S., Ciais P., Friedlingstein, P., Peylin, P., Reichstein, M., Luyssaert, S., Margolis, H., Fang, J., Barr, A., Chen, A., Grelle, A., Hollinger, D.Y., Laurila, T., Lindroth, A., Richardson, A.D. and Vesala, T. (2008) Net carbon dioxide losses of northern ecosystems in response to autumn warming. Nature, 451, 49-52. request by email

Reichstein, M. and Beer, C. (2008) Soil respiration across scales: The importance of a model-data integration framework for data interpretation. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 171, 344-354. request by email

Richardson, A.D., Mahecha, M.D., Falge, E., Kattge, J., Moffat, A.M., Papale, D., Reichstein, M., Stauch, V.J., Braswell, B.H., Churkina, G., Kruijt, B. and Hollinger. D.Y. (2008) Statistical properties of random CO2 flux measurement uncertainty inferred from model residuals. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148, 38-50. request by email

Vetter, M., Churkina, G., Jung, M., Reichstein, M., Zaehle, S., Bondeau, A., Chen, Y., Ciais, P., Feser, F., Freibauer, A., Geyer, R., Jones, C., Papale, D., Tenhunen, J., Tomelleri, E., Trusilova, K., Viovy, N. and Heimann, M. (2008) Analyzing the causes and spatial pattern of the European 2003 carbon flux anomaly using seven models. Biogeosciences, 5, 561–583.

Wutzler, T. and Reichstein, M. (2008) Colimitation of decomposition by substrate and decomposers – a comparison of model formulations. Biogeosciences, 5, 749-759.

Zobitz, J.M., Burns, S.P., Reichstein, M. and Bowling, D.R. (2008) Partitioning net ecosystem carbon exchange and the carbon isotopic disequilibrium in a subalpine forest. Global Change Biology, 14, 1785-1800. request by email


Beer, C., Reichstein, M., Ciais, P., Farquhar, G.D. and Papale, D. (2007) Mean annual GPP of Europe derived from its water balance. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L05401, doi:10.1029/2006GL029006. request by email

Belelli Marchesini, L., Papale, D., Reichstein, M., Vuichard, N., Tchebakova, N. and Valentini, R. (2007) Carbon balance assessment of a natural steppe of southern Siberia by multiple constraint approach. Biogeosciences, 4, 581-595.

Bondeau, A., Smith, P.C., Zaehle, S., Schaphoff, S., Lucht, W., Cramer, W., Gerten, D., Lotze-Campen, H., Müller, C., Reichstein, M. and Smith, B. (2007) Modelling the role of agriculture for the 20th century global terrestrial carbon balance. Global Change Biology, 13, 679-706. request by email

Ciais, P., Manning, A.C., Reichstein, M., Zaehle, S., and Bopp, L. (2007) Nitrification amplifies the decreasing trends of atmospheric oxygen and implies a larger land carbon uptake. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 21, GB2030, doi:10.1029/2006GB002799. request by email

Granier, A., Reichstein, M., Bréda, N., Janssens, I.A., Falge, E., Ciais, P., Grünwald, T., Aubinet, M., Berbigier, P., Bernhofer, C., Buchmann, N., Facini, O., Grassi, G., Heinesch, B., Ilvesniemi, H., Keronen, P., Knohl, A., Köstner, B., Lagergren, F., Lindroth, A., Longdoz, B., Loustau, D., Mateus, J., Montagnani, L., Nys, C., Moors, E., Papale, D., Peiffer, M., Pilegaard, K., Pita, G., Pumpanen, J., Rambal, S., Rebmann, C., Rodrigues, A., Seufert, G., Tenhunen, J., Vesala, T. and Wang, Q. (2007) Evidence for soil water control on carbon and water dynamics in European forests during the extremely dry year: 2003. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 143, 123-145. request by email

Jung, M., Le Maire, G., Zaehle, S., Luyssaert, S., Vetter, M., Churkina, G., Ciais, P., Viovy, N. and Reichstein, M. (2007) Assessing the ability of three land ecosystem models to simulate gross carbon uptake of forests from boreal to Mediterranean climate in Europe. Biogeosciences, 4, 647–656.

Jung, M., Vetter, M., Herold, M., Churkina, G., Reichstein, M., Zaehle, S., Cias, P., Viovy, N., Bondeau, A., Chen, Y., Trusilova, K., Feser, F. and Heimann, M. (2007) Uncertainties of modelling gross primary productivity over Europe: A systematic study on the effects of using different drivers and terrestrial biosphere models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 21, GB4021, doi:10.1029/2006GB002915. request by email

Luyssaert, S., Inglima, I., Jung, M., Richardson, A.D., Reichstein, M., Papale, D., Piao, S.L., Schulze, E.-D., Wingate, L., Matteucci, G., Aragao, L., Aubinet, M., Beer, C., Bernhofer, C., Black, K.G., Bonal, D., Bonnefond, J.-M., Chambers, J., Ciais, P., Cook, B., Davis, K.J., Dolman, A.J., Gielen, B., Goulden, M., Grace, J., Granier, A., Grelle, A., Griffis, T., Grünwald, T., Guidolotti, G., Hanson, P.J., Harding, R., Hollinger, D.Y., Hutyra, L.R., Kolari, P., Kruijt, B., Kutsch, W., Lagergren, F., Laurila, T., Law, B.E., Le Maire, G., Lindroth, A., Loustau, D., Malhi, Y., Mateus, J., Migliavacca, M.,, Misson, L., Montagnani, L., Moncrieff, J., Moors, E., Munger, J.W., Nikinmaa, E., Ollinger, S.V., Pita, G., Rebmann, C., Roupsard, O., Saigusa, N., Sanz, M.J., Seufert, G., Sierra, C., Smith, M.-L., Tang, J., Valentini, R., Vesala, T. and Janssens, I.A. (2007) CO2-balance of boreal, temperate and tropical forests derived from a global database. Global Change Biology, 13, 2509-2537. request by email

Luyssaert, S., Janssens, I.A., Sulkava, M., Papale, D., Dolman, A.J., Reichstein, M., Hollmén, J., Martin, J.G., Suni, T., Vesala, T., Loustau, D., Law, B.E. and Moors, E.J. (2007) Photosynthesis drives anomalies in net carbon-exchange of pine forests at different latitudes. Global Change Biology, 13, 2110–2127. request by email

Mahecha, M.D., Reichstein, M., Lange, H., Carvalhais, N., Bernhofer, C., Grünwald, T., Papale, D. and Seufert, G. (2007) Characterizing ecosystem-atmosphere interactions from short to interannual time scales. Biogeosciences, 4, 743–758.

Miglietta, F., Gioli, B., Hutjes, R.W.A. and Reichstein, M. (2007) Net regional ecosystem CO2 exchange from airborne and ground-based eddy covariance, land use maps and weather observations. Global Change Biology, 13, 548–560. request by email

Moffat, A.M., Papale, D., Reichstein, M., Hollinger, D.Y., Richardson, A.D., Barr, A.G., Beckstein, C., Braswell, B.H., Churkina, G., Desai, A.R., Falge, E., Gove, J.H., Heimann, M., Hui, D., Jarvis, A.J., Kattge, J., Noormets, A. and Stauch, V.J. (2007) Comprehensive comparison of gap-filling techniques for eddy covariance net carbon fluxes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 147, 209–232. request by email

Owen, K.E., Tenhunen, J., Reichstein, M., Wang, Q., Falge, E., Geyer, R., Xiao, X., Stoy, P., Ammann, C., Arain, A., Aubinet, M., Aurela, M., Bernhofer, C., Chojnicki, B.H., Granier, A., Gruenwald, T., Hadley, J., Heinesch, B., Hollinger, D., Knohl, A., Kutsch, W., Lohila, A., Meyers, T., Moors, E., Moureaux, Ch., Pilegaard, K., Saigusa, N., Verma, S., Vesala, T. and Vogel, Ch. (2007) Linking flux network measurements to continental scale simulations: ecosystem CO2 exchange capacity under non-water-stressed conditions. Global Change Biology, 13, 734–760. request by email

Reichstein, M., Papale, D., Valentini, R., Aubinet, M., Bernhofer, C., Knohl, A., Laurila, T., Lindroth, A., Moors, E., Pilegaard, K. and Seufert, G. (2007) Determinants of terrestrial ecosystem carbon balance inferred from European eddy covariance flux sites. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L01402, doi:10.1029/2006GL027880. request by email

Reichstein, M., Ciais, P., Papale, D., Valentini, R., Running, S., Viovy, N., Cramer, W., Granier, A., Ogée, J., Allard, V., Aubinet, M., Bernhofer, C., Buchmann, N., Carrara, A., Grünwald, T., Heimann, M., Heinesch, B., Knohl, A., Kutsch, W., Loustau, D., Manca, G., Matteucci, G., Miglietta, F., Ourcival, J.M., Pilegaard, K., Pumpanen, J., Rambal, S., Schaphoff, S., Seufert, G., Soussana, J.-F., Sanz, M.-J., Vesala, T. and Zhao, M. (2007) Reduction of ecosystem productivity and respiration during the European summer 2003 climate anomaly: a joint flux tower, remote sensing and modelling analysis. Global Change Biology, 13, 634–651. request by email

Trudinger, C.M., Raupach, M.R., Rayner, P.J., Kattge, J., Liu, Q., Pak, B., Reichstein, M., Renzullo, L., Richardson, A.D., Roxburgh, S.H., Styles, J., Wang, Y.P., Briggs, P., Barrett, D. and Nikolova, S. (2007) The OptIC project: An intercomparison of optimization techniques for parameter estimation in terrestrial biogeochemical models. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 112, G02027, doi:10.1029/2006JG000367. request by email

Wutzler, T. and Reichstein, M. (2007) Soils apart from equilibrium – consequences for soil carbon balance modelling. Biogeosciences, 4, 125-136.

Zobitz, J.M., Burns, S.P., Ogée, J., Reichstein, M. and Bowling, D.R. (2007) Partitioning net ecosystem exchange of CO2: A comparison of a Bayesian/isotope approach to environmental regression methods. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 112, G03013, doi:10.1029/2006JG000282. request by email


Adiku, S.G.K., Reichstein, M., Lohila, A., Dinh, N.Q., Aurela, M., Laurila, T., Lueers, J. and Tenhunen, J.D. (2006) PIXGRO: A model for simulating the ecosystem CO2 exchange and growth of spring barley. Ecological Modelling, 190, 260-276. request by email

Chevallier, F., Viovy, N., Reichstein, M. and Ciais, P. (2006) On the assignment of prior errors in Bayesian inversions of CO2 surface fluxes. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L13802, doi:10.1029/2006GL026496. request by email

Papale, D., Reichstein, M., Aubinet, M., Canfora, E., Bernhofer, C., Kutsch, W., Longdoz, B., Rambal, S., Valentini, R., Vesala, T. and Yakir D. (2006) Towards a standardized processing of Net Ecosystem Exchange measured with eddy covariance technique: algorithms and uncertainty estimation. Biogeosciences, 3, 571-583.

Wang, Q., Tenhunen, J., Schmidt, M., Kolcun, O., Droesleer, M. and Reichstein, M. (2006) Estimation of total, direct and diffuse PAR under clear skies in complex alpine terrain of the National Park Berchtesgaden, Germany. Ecological Modelling, 196, 149-162. request by email


Ciais, P., Reichstein, M., Viovy, N., Granier, A., Ogée, J., Allard, V., Buchmann, N., Aubinet, M., Bernhofer, C., Carrara, A., Chevallier, F., Noblet, N.D., Friend, A., Friedlingstein, P., Grünwald, T., Heinesch, B., Keronen, P., Knohl, A., Krinner, G., Loustau, D., Manca, G., Matteucci, G., Miglietta, F., Ourcival, J.M., Papale, D., Pilegaard, K., Rambal, S., Seufert, G., Soussana, J.F., Sanz, M.J., Schulze, E.-D., Vesala, T. and Valentini, R. (2005) Europe-wide reduction in primary productivity caused by the heat and drought in 2003. Nature, 437, 529-533. request by email

Hibbard, K., Law, B.E., Reichstein, M., Sulzman, J., Aubinet, M., Baldocchi, D., Bernhofer, C., Bolstad, P., Bosc, A., Campbell, J., Cheng, Y., Yuste, J.C., Curtis, P., Davidson, E.A., Epron, D., Granier, A., Grünwald, T., Hollinger, D., Janssens, I., Longdoz, B., Loustau, D., Martin, J., Monson, R., Oechel, W., Pippen, J., Ryel, R., Savage, K., Scott-Denton, L., Subke, J.-A., Tang, J., Tenhunen, J., Turcu, V. and Vogel, C.S. (2005) An analysis of soil respiration across northern hemisphere temperate ecosystems. Biogeochemistry, 73, 29-70. request by email

Jolly, W.M., Dobbertin, M., Zimmermann, N.E. and Reichstein, M. (2005) Divergent vegetation growth responses to the 2003 heat wave in the Swiss Alps. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, doi:10.1029/2005GL023252. request by email

Reichstein, M., Subke, J.-A., Angeli, A.C. and Tenhunen J.D. (2005) Does the temperature sensitivity of decomposition of soil organic matter depend upon water content, soil horizon, or incubation time? Global Change Biology, 11, 1754-1767. request by email

Reichstein, M., Kätterer, T., Andrén, O., Ciais, P., Schulze, E.-D., Cramer, W., Papale, D. and Valentini, R. (2005) Temperature sensitivity of decomposition in relation to soil organic matter pools: critique and outlook. Biogeosciences, 2, 317-321.

Reichstein, M., Falge, E., Baldocchi, D., Papale, D., Valentini, R., Aubinet, M., Berbigier, P., Bernhofer, C., Buchmann, N., Gilmanov, T., Granier, A., Grünwald, T., Havránková, K., Janous, D., Knohl, A., Laurela, T., Lohila, A., Loustau, D., Matteucci, G., Meyers, T., Miglietta, F., Ourcival, J.-M., Rambal, S., Rotenberg, E., Sanz, M., Seufert, G., Vaccari, F., Vesala, T. and Yakir, D. (2005) On the separation of net ecosystem exchange into assimilation and ecosystem respiration: review and improved algorithm. Global Change Biology, 11, 1424-1439. request by email

Reth, S., Reichstein, M. and Falge, E. (2005) The effect of soil water content, soil temperature, soil pH-value and the root mass on soil CO2 efflux – A modified model. Plant and Soil, 268, 21-33. request by email

Wang, Q., Tenhunen, J., Dinh, N.Q., Reichstein, M., Otieno, D., Granier, A. and Pilegaard, K. (2005) Evaluation of seasonal variation of MODIS derived leaf area index at two European deciduous broadleaf forest sites. Remote Sensing of Environment, 96, 475-484. request by email


Niinemets, Ü., Loreto, F. and Reichstein, M. (2004) Physiological and physicochemical controls on foliar volatile organic compound emissions. Trends in Plant Science, 9, 180-186. request by email

Schmitgen, S., Ciais, P., Geiß, H., Neininger, B., Brunet, Y., Reichstein, M., Kley, D. and Volz-Thomas, A. (2004) Carbon dioxide uptake of a forested region in southwest France derived from airborne CO2 and CO measurements in a quasi-Lagrangian experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 109, D14302, doi:10.1029/2003JD004335. request by email

Wang, Q., Reichstein, M., J. Tenhunen, N. Q. Dinh, T. Vesala, and P. Keronen (2004) Similarities in ground- and satellite-based NDVI time series and their relationship to physiological activity of a Scots pine forest in Finland. Remote Sensing of Environment, 93, 225-237. request by email

Wang, Q., Reichstein, M., Tenhunen, J., Granier, A., Bouriaud, O., Dinh, N. and Breda, N. (2004) Long-term variations in leaf area index and light extinction in a Fagus sylvatica stand as estimated from global radiation profiles. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 79, 225-238. request by email


Ludwig, R., Mauser, W., Niemeyer, S., Colgan, A., Stolz, R., Escher-Vetter, H. Kuhn, M., Reichstein, M., Tenhunen, J., Kraus, A., Ludwig, M., Barth, M., Hennicker, R. (2003) Web-based modeling of water, energy and matter fluxes to support decision making in mesoscale catchments - the integrative perspective of GLOWA-Danube. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 28, 621–634. request by email

Niinemets, Y. and Reichstein, M. (2003) Controls on the emission of plant volatiles through stomata: Differential sensitivity of emission rates to stomatal closure explained. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 108(D7), 4208, doi:10.1029/2002JD002620. request by email

Niinemets, Y. and Reichstein, M. (2003) Controls on the emission of plant volatiles through stomata: a sensitivity analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 108(D7), 4211, doi:10.1029/2002JD002626. request by email

Rambal, S., Ourcival, J.-M., Joffre, R., Mouillot, F., Nouvellon, Y., Reichstein, M. and Rocheteau, A. (2003) Drought controls over conductance and assimilation of a Mediterranean evergreen ecosystem: scaling from leaf to canopy. Global Change Biology, 9, 1813-1824. request by email

Reichstein, M., Tenhunen, J., Ourcival, J.-M., Rambal, S., Roupsard, O., Miglietta, F., Pecchiari, M., Peressotti, A., Tirone, G., Valentini, R. (2003) Inverse modelling of seasonal drought effects on canopy CO2/H2O exchange in three Mediterranean ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 108(D23), 4726, doi:10.1029/2003JD003430. request by email

Reichstein, M., Rey, A., Freibauer, A., Tenhunen, J., Valentini, R., Banza, J., Casals, P., Cheng, Y., Grünzweig, J., Irvine, J., Joffre, R., Law, B., Loustau, D., Miglietta, F., Oechel, W., Ourcival, J.-M., Pereira, J., Peressotti, A., Ponti, F., Qi, Y., Rambal, S., Rayment, M., Romanya, J., Rossi, F., Tedeschi, V., Tirone, G., Xu, M. and Yakir, D. (2003) Modelling temporal and large-scale spatial variability of soil respiration from soil water availability, temperature and vegetation productivity indices. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 17, 1104, doi:10.1029/2003GB002035. request by email

Subke, J.-A., Reichstein, M. and Tenhunen, J. (2003) Explaining temporal variation in soil CO2 efflux in a mature spruce forest in Southern Germany. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 35, 1467-1483. request by email


Hungate, B.A., Reichstein, M., Dijkstra, P., Johnson, D., Hymus, G., Tenhunen, J.D. and Drake, B.G. (2002) Evapotranspiration and soil water content in a scrub-oak woodland under carbon dioxide enrichment. Global Change Biology, 8, 289-298. request by email

Niinemets, Y. and Reichstein, M. (2002) A model analysis of the effects of nonspecific monoterpenoid storage in leaf tissues on emission kinetics and composition in Mediterranean sclerophyllous Quercus species. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16, 1110, doi:10.1029/2002GB001927. request by email

Niinemets, Y., Reichstein, M., Staudt, M., Seufert, G. and Tenhunen, J.D. (2002) Stomatal constraints may affect emission of oxygenated monoterpenoids from the foliage of Pinus pinea Plant Physiology, 130, 1371–1385. request by email

Reichstein, M., Tenhunen, J.D., Roupsard, O., Ourcival, J.-M., Rambal, S., Miglietta, F., Peressotti, A., Pecchiari, M., Tirone, G. and Valentini, R. (2002) Severe drought effects on ecosystem CO2 and H2O fluxes in three Mediterranean evergreen ecosystems: revision of current hypotheses? Global Change Biology, 8, 999-1017. request by email

Reichstein, M., Tenhunen, J.D., Ourcival, J.M., Rambal, S., Dore, S. and Valentini, R. (2002) Ecosystem respiration in two Mediterranean evergreen Holm Oak forests: drought effects and decomposition dynamics. Functional Ecology, 16, 27-39. request by email


Bednorz, F., Reichstein, M., Broll, G., Holtmeier, F.-K. and Urfer, W. (2000) Humus forms in the forest-alpine tundra ecotone at Stillberg (Dischmatal/Switzerland): spatial heterogeneity and classification. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 32, 21-29. request by email

Reichstein, M., Bednorz, F., Broll, G. and Kätterer, T. (2000) Temperature dependence of carbon mineralization: conclusions from a long-term incubation of subalpine soil samples. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 32, 947-958. request by email


Kätterer, T., Reichstein, M., Andrén, O., Lomander, A. (1998) Temperature dependence of organic matter decomposition: a critical review using literature data analysed with different models. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 27, 258-262. request by email