Here, we present some essential publications in relation to the infrastructure. You can also download a publication list presenting the abstracts of most of what is written in the former EU projects CLIMOOR and VULCAN as well as in INCREASE. 

Cross site papers

Ainsworth, E.A., Beier, C. et al. (2008) Next generation of elevated CO2 experiments with crops: a critical investment for feeding the future world. Plant Cell and Environment, 31(9), 1317-1324.

Bahrndorff, S., Loeschcke, V. et al. (2009) The rapid cold hardening response of Collembola is influenced by thermal variability of the habitat. Functional Ecology, 23(2), 340-347.

Beier, C. (Ed), Tietema, A., Riis-Nielsen, T., Emmett, B., Estiarte, M., Peñuelas, J., Llorens Guash, L., Williams, D., Gordon, C., Pugh, B., Roda, F., Gundersen, P. and Gorissen, A. (2000) CLIMOOR - Climate driven changes in the functioning of heath and moorland ecosystems - Results after first growing season and mid term status report. RISØ report Risø-R-1167(EN), RISØ National Laboratory.

Beier, C. (2004) Climate change and ecosystem function - full-scale manipulations of CO2 and temperature. New Phytologist, 162(2), 243-245.

Beier, C., Emmett, B., Gundersen, P., Tietema, A., Penuelas, J., Estiarte, M., Gordon, C., Gorissen, A., Llorens, L., Roda, F. and Williams, D. (2004) Novel Approaches to Study Climate Change Effects on Terrestrial Ecosystems in the Field - Drought and Passive Night Time Warming. Ecosystems, 7, 583-597.

Beier, C., Emmett, B.A. et al. (2008) Carbon and nitrogen cycles in European ecosystems respond differently to global warming. Science of the Total Environment, 407(1), 692-697.

Beier, C., Emmett, B.A., Tietema, A., Schmidt, I.K., Peñuelas, J., Lang, E.K., Duce, P.P., de Angelis, P., Gorissen, A., Estiarte, M., de Dato, G., Sowerby, A., Gyorgy, K., Lellei-Kovacs, E., Dyer, J., Jones, G.E., Kull, O., Petersen, H., Gjelstrup, P. and Spano, D. (accepted) Carbon and nitrogen balances for 6 shrublands across Europe. Global Biochemical Cycles.

Cornelissen, J.H.C., van Bodegom, P.M. et al. (2007). Global negative vegetation feedback to climate warming responses of leaf litter decomposition rates in cold biomes. Ecology Letters, 10(7), 619-627.

Emmett, B.A., Beier, C., Estiarte, M., Tietema, A., Kristensen, H.L., Williams, D., Peñuelas, J.; Schmidt, I.K. and Sowerby, A. (2004) The response of soil processes to climate change: Results from manipulation studies across an environmental gradient. Ecosystems, 7(6), 625-637

Estiarte, M., Peñuelas, J., Sardans, J., Beier, C., De Angelis, P., De Dato, G., Emmett, B.A., Kovács-Láng, E., Máthé, P., Schmidt, I.K., Tietema, A. and Van Meeteren, M.J.M.(2008) Root-surface phosphatase activities in shrublands across a European gradient: effects of warming. Journal of Environmental Biology, 29(1), 25-29.

Gerten, D., Luo, Y. et al. (2008) Modelled effects of precipitation on ecosystem carbon and water dynamics in different climatic zones. Global Change Biology, 14(10), 2365-2379.

Gorissen, A., Tietema, A., Joosten, N.N., Estiarte, M., Peñuelas, J., Sowerby, A., Emmett, B.A. and Beier, C. (2004) Climate change affects carbon allocation to the soil in shrublands. Ecosystems, 7, 650-661.

Jensen, K.D., Beier, C. et al. (2003) Effects of experimental drought on microbial processes in two temperate heathlands at contrasting water conditions. Applied Soil Ecology, 24(2), 165-176.

Llorens, L., Peñuelas, J., Beier, C., Emmett, B.A., Estiarte, M. and Tietema, A. (2004) Effects of an experimental increase of temperature and drought on the photosynthetic performance of two Ericaceous shrub species along a north-south European gradient. Ecosystems, 7(6), 613-624.

Luo, Y. Q., Gerten, D. et al. (2008) Modeled interactive effects of precipitation, temperature, and CO2 on ecosystem carbon and water dynamics in different climatic zones. Global Change Biology, 14(9), 1986-1999.

Peñuelas, J., Gordon, C., Llorens, L., Nielsen, T., Tietema, A., Beier, C., Bruna, P., Emmett, B.A., Estiarte, M. and Gorissen, A. (2004) Non-intrusive field experiments show different plant responses to warming and drought among sites, seasons and species in a North-South European gradient. Ecosystems, 7, 598-612.

Peñuelas, J., Prieto, P., Beier, C., Cesaraccio, C., De Angelis, P., de Dato, G., Emmett, B.A., Estiarte, M., Garadnai, J., Gorissen, A., Kovács Láng, E., Kröel-Dulay, G., Llorens, L., Pellizzaro, G., Riis-Nielsen, T., Schmidt, I.K., Sirca, C., Sowerby, A., Spano, D. and Tietema, A. (2007) Response of plant species richness and primary productivity in shrublands along a north-south gradient in Europe to seven years of experimental warming and drought. Reductions in primary productivity in the heat and drought year of 2003. Global Change Biology, 13(12), 2563-2581.

Peñuelas, J., T. Rutishauser, et al. (2009). Phenology Feedbacks on Climate Change. Science, 324(5929), 887-888.

Prieto, P., Peñuelas, J., Niinemets, Ü., Ogaya, R., Schmidt, I.K., Beier, C., Tietema, A., Sowerby, A., Emmett, B.A., Láng, E.K., Kröel-Dulay, G., Lhotsky, B., Cesaraccio, C., Pellizzaro, G., de Dato, G., Sirca, C., Estiarte, M. (2009) Changes in the onset of spring growth in shrubland species in response to experimental warming along a northsouth gradient in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 18(4), 473484.

Schmidt, I.K., Tietema, A., Williams, D., Gundersen, P., Beier, C., Emmett, B.A. and Estiarte, M. (2004) Soil solution chemistry and element fluxes in three European heathlands and their responses to warming and drought. Ecosystems, 7, 638-649.

Sowerby, A., Emmett, B.A., Beier, C., Tietema, A., Peñuelas, J., Estiarte, M., Meeteren, M., Hughes, S. and Freeman, C. (2005) Microbial community changes in heathland soil communities along a geographical gradient: interaction with climate change manipulations. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 37, 18051813.

Wessel, W.W., Tietema, A., Beier, C., Emmett, B.A.; Peñuelas, J. and Riis-Nielsen, T. (2004) A qualitative ecosystem assessment for different shrublands in Western Europe under impact of climate change using the results of the CLIMOOR research project. Ecosystems , 7, 662-671.

Brandbjerg, DK

Mikkelsen, T.N., Beier, C., Jonasson, S., Holmstrup, M., Schmidt, I.K., Ambus, P., Pilegaard, K., Michelsen, A., Albert, K., Andresen, L.C., Arndal, M.F., Bruun, N., Christensen, S., Danbæk, S., Gundersen, P., Jørgensen, P., Kongstad, J., Maraldo, K., Priemé, A., Riis-Nielsen, T., Ro-Poulsen, H., Stevnbak, K., Selsted, M.B., Sørensen, P., Larsen, K.S., Carter, M.S., Martinussen, T., Miglietta, F. and Sverdrup, H. (2008) Experimental design of multifactor climate change experiments with elevated CO2, warming and drought the CLIMAITE project. Functional Ecology, 22(1), 185-195.

Capo Caccia, IT

de Dato, G.D., Pellizzaro, G., Cesaraccio, C., Sirca, C., De Angelis, P., Duce, P., Spano, D. and Scarascia Mugnozza, G. (2006) Effects of warmer and drier climate conditions on plant composition and biomass production in a Mediterranean shrubland community. Forests, 3(4), 511-526. 

de Dato, G., De Angelis, P., Sirca, C., Beier, C. (2009) Impact of drought and increasing temperatures on soil CO2 emissions in a Mediterranean shrubland (gariga). Plant and Soil (in press).

Clocanoeg, UK

Sowerby, A., Emmett, B.A. et al. (2008) Contrasting effects of repeated summer drought on soil carbon efflux in hydric and mesic heathland soils. Global Change Biology, 14(10), 2388-2404.

Toberman, H., Freeman, C. et al. (2008) Summer drought decreases soil fungal diversity and associated phenol oxidase activity in upland Calluna heathland soil. Fems Microbiology Ecology, 66(2), 426-436. 

Kiskunsag, HU

Bakonyi, G., Nagy, P., Kovács-Láng, E., Kovács, E., Barabás, S., Répási, V. and Seres, S. (2007) Soil nematode community structure as affected by temperature and moisture in a temperate semiarid shrubland, Applied Soil Ecology, 37, 31- 40.

Lellei-Kovacs, E., E. Kovacs-Lang, et al. (2008) Experimental warming does not enhance soil respiration in a semiarid temperate forest-steppe ecosystem. Community Ecology, 9(1), 29-37.

Mols, DK

Beier, C., Schmidt, I.K. and Kristensen, H. L. (2004) Effects of climate and ecosystem disturbances on biogeochemical cycling in a semi-natural terrestrial ecosystem. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, Focus, 4, 191-206.

Damgaard, C., Riis-Nielsen, T., Schmidt, I.K. (2009) Estmating plant competition coefficients and predicting community dynamics from non-destructive pin-point data: a case study with Calluna vulgaris and Deschampsia flexuosa. Plant Ecology, 201(2), 687-697

Jensen, K., Beier, C., Michelsen, A. and Emmett, B.A. (2003) Effects of experimental drought on microbial processes in two temperate heathlands at contrasting water conditions. Appl. Soil Ecology., 24, 165-176.

Larsen, K. S., Ibrom, A. et al. (2007) Ecosystem respiration depends strongly on photosynthesis in a temperate heath. Biogeochemistry, 85(2), 201-213.

Maraldo, K., Schmidt, I.K., Beier, C. and Holmstrup, M. (2008) Can field populations of the enchytraeid, Cognettia sphagnetorum, adapt to increased drought stress?. Soil Biol Biochem, 40(7), 1765-1771.

Oldebroek, NL

Van Meeteren, M.J.M., A. Tietema, et al. (2007) Regulation of microbial carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus transformations by temperature and moisture during decomposition of Calluna vulgaris litter. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 44(1), 103-112.

van Meeteren, M.M., A. Tietema, et al. (2008) Microbial dynamics and litter decomposition under a changed climate in a Dutch heathland. Applied Soil Ecology, 38(2), 119-127.

Wessel, W.W., Tietema, A. et al. (2004) A qualitative ecosystem assessment for different shrublands in western Europe under impact of climate change. Ecosystems, 7(6), 662-671.