Selected Publications

Working Group Ecosystems in Transition (EST)

Selected publication

  • Thonicke K, Billing M, von Bloh W, Sakschewski B, Niinemets Ü, Peñuelas J, Cornelissen JHC, Onoda Y, van Bodegom P, Schaepman ME, Schneider FD, Walz A 2020. Simulating functional diversity of European natural forests along climatic gradients. J Biogeography, 47(5): 1069-1085,
  • Müller-Hansen F, Heitzig J, Donges J F, Cardoso M F, Dalla-Nora E L, Andrade P, Kurths J, Thonicke K (2018) Can intensification of cattle ranching reduce deforestation in the Amazon? Insights from an agent-based social-ecological model. Ecological Economics, published online,
  • von Bloh W, Schaphoff S, Müller C, Rolinski S, Waha K, Zaehle S (2018) Implementing the nitrogen cycle into the dynamic global vegetation, hydrology, and crop growth model LPJmL (version 5.0). Geoscientific Model Development, published online,
  • Schaphoff S, Bloh W von, Rammig A, Thonicke K, Biemans H, Forkel M, Gerten D, Heinke J, Jägermeyr J, Knauer J, Langerwisch F, Lucht W, Müller C, Rolinski S, Waha K (2018) LPJmL4 - a dynamic global vegetation model with managed land - Part 1: Model description. Geoscientific Model Development, published online, 10.5194/gmd-11-1343-2018
  • Sakschewski B, von Bloh W, Boit A, Poorter L,Peña-Claros M, Heinke J, Joshi J, Thonicke K (2016), Resilience of Amazon forests emerges from plant trait diversity, Nature Climate Change, available online, doi:10.1038/nclimate3109
  • Sippel S, Forkel M, Rammig A, Thonicke K, Flach M, Heimann M, Otto F E L, Reichstein M, Mahecha M D (2018) Contrasting and interacting changes in simulated spring and summer carbon cycle extremes in European ecosystems. Environmental Research Letters,12,075006, published online, 10.1088/1748-9326/aa7398
  • Zemp DC, Schleussner C-F, Barbosa HMJ, Hirota M, Sampaio G, Staal A, Wang-Erlandsson L, Rammig A (2017), Self-amplified Amazon forest loss due to vegetation-atmosphere feedbacks. Nature Communications, pubished online, doi:10.1038/NCOMMS14681
  • Forkel M, Carvalhais N, Rödenbeck C, Keeling R, Heimann M, Thonicke K, Zaehle S, Reichstein M 2016 Enhanced seasonal CO2 exchange caused by amplification of plant productivity in the northern biosphere, Science, doi:10.1126/science.aac4971
  • Cano-Crespo A, Oliveira PJC, Boit A, Cardoso M, Thonicke K 2015 Forest edge burning in the Brazilian Amazon promoted by escaping fires from managed pastures, JGR-Biogeosciences, 120:2095-2107, doi:10.1002/2015JG002914