Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Richter
T: +43-1-4277-91260
M: +43-664-8175472


Zhu, Z., Fang, Y., Liang, Y., Li, Y., Liu, S., Li, Y., Li, B., Gao, W., Yuan, H., Kuzyakov, Y., Wu, J., Richter, A., & Ge, T. (2022). Stoichiometric regulation of priming effects and soil carbon balance by microbial life strategies. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 169, [108669]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2022.108669

Walker, T. W. N., Gavazov, K., Guillaume, T., Lambert, T., Mariotte, P., Routh, D., Signarbieux, C., Block, S., Münkemüller, T., Nomoto, H., Crowther, T. W., Richter, A., Buttler, A., & Alexander, J. M. (2022). Lowland plant arrival in alpine ecosystems facilitates a decrease in soil carbon content under experimental climate warming. eLife, 11, [e78555]. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.78555


Verbrigghe, N., Meeran, K., Bahn, M., Canarini, A., Fransen, E., Fuchslueger, L., Ingrisch, J., Janssens, I. A., Richter, A., Sigurdsson, B. D., Soong, J. L., & Vicca, S. (2022). Long-term warming reduced microbial biomass but increased recent plant-derived C in microbes of a subarctic grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 167, [108590]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2022.108590

Sollinger, A., Seneca, J., Dahl, M. B., Motleleng, L. L., Prommer, J., Verbruggen, E., Sigurdsson, B. D., Janssens, I., Penuelas, J., Urich, T., Richter, A., & Tveit, A. T. (2022). Down-regulation of the bacterial protein biosynthesis machinery in response to weeks, years, and decades of soil warming. Science Advances, 8(12), [eabm3230]. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abm3230


Peguero, G., Ferrin, M., Sardans, J., Verbruggen, E., Ramirez-Rojas, I., Van Langenhove, L., Verryckt, L. T., Murienne, J., Iribar, A., Zinger, L., Grau, O., Orivel, J., Stahl, C., Courtois, E. A., Asensio, CREAF., Gargallo-Garriga, A., Llusia, J., Margalef, O., Ogaya, R., ... Penuelas, J. (2022). Decay of similarity across tropical forest communities: integrating spatial distance with soil nutrients. Ecology, 103(2), [e03599]. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3599

Gavazov, K., Canarini, A., Jassey, V. E. J., Mills, R., Richter, A., Sundqvist, M. K., Vaisanen, M., Walker, T. W. N., Wardle, D. A., & Dorrepaal, E. (2022). Plant-microbial linkages underpin carbon sequestration in contrasting mountain tundra vegetation types. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 165, [108530]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2021.108530

Dao, T. T., Mikutta, R., Sauheitl, L., Gentsch, N., Shibistova, O., Wild, B., Schnecker, J., Barta, J., Capek, P., Gittel, A., Lashchinskiy, N., Urich, T., Santruckova, H., Richter, A., & Guggenberger, G. (2022). Lignin Preservation and Microbial Carbohydrate Metabolism in Permafrost Soils. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 127(1), [e2020JG006181]. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JG006181



Séneca Cardoso Da Silva, J., Söllinger, A., Herbold, C., Pjevac, P., Prommer, J., Verbruggen, E., Sigurdsson, B. D., Peñuelas, J., Janssens, I. A., Urich, T., Tveit, A., & Richter, A. (2021). Increased microbial expression of organic nitrogen cycling genes in long-term warmed grassland soils. ISME Communications, 1, [69]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43705-021-00073-5


Margalef, O., Sardans, J., Maspons, J., Molowny-Horas, R., Fernández-Martínez, M., Janssens, I. A., Richter, A., Ciais, P., Obersteiner, M., & Peñuelas, J. (2021). The effect of global change on soil phosphatase activity. Global Change Biology, 27(22), 5989-6003. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15832




Marañón-Jiménez, S., Radujković, D., Verbruggen, E., Grau, O., Cuntz, M., Peñuelas, J., Richter, A., Schrumpf, M., & Rebmann, C. (2021). Shifts in the Abundances of Saprotrophic and Ectomycorrhizal Fungi With Altered Leaf Litter Inputs. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, [682142]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.682142

Nitrogen fixation by diverse diazotrophic communities can support population growth of arboreal ants

Maximilian Nepel (Speaker), Josephine Ulrike Pfeifer (Contributor), Felix Benjamin Oberhauser (Contributor), Andreas Richter (Contributor), Dagmar Wöbken (Contributor) & Veronika Mayer (Contributor)

7 Jun 20229 Jun 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Subjecting permafrost microorganisms to short-term warming

Victoria Sophie Martin (Speaker), Gustaf Hugelius (Contributor), Julia Wagner (Contributor), Niek Speetjens (Contributor), Rachele Lodi (Contributor), Julia Horak (Contributor), Carolina Urbina Malo (Contributor), Moritz Mohrlok (Contributor), Cornelia Rottensteiner (Contributor), Willeke a' Campo (Contributor), Luca Durstewitz (Contributor), George Tanski (Contributor), Michael Fritz (Contributor), Hugues Lantuit (Contributor), Gustav Hugelius (Contributor) & Andreas Richter (Contributor)

8 Dec 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


How do microorganisms from permafrost soils respond to short-term warming?

Victoria Sophie Martin (Speaker), Julia Horak (Contributor), Carolina Urbina Malo (Contributor), Moritz Mohrlok (Contributor), Cornelia Rottensteiner (Contributor), Julia Wagner (Contributor), Willeke a' Campo (Contributor), Luca Durstewitz (Contributor), Niek Speetjens (Contributor), Rachele Lodi (Contributor), George Tanski (Contributor), Hugues Lantuit (Contributor), Michael Fritz (Contributor), Gustaf Hugelius (Contributor) & Andreas Richter (Contributor)

5 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Controls over phosphorus mineralization and immobilization rates in different tropical soils

Lucia Fuchslueger (Speaker), David Zezula (Contributor), Johann Ferenc Püspök (Contributor), Leandro Van Langenhove (Contributor), O. Margalef (Contributor), Alberto Canarini (Contributor), Christian Ranits (Contributor), Carlos A. Quesada (Contributor), Eric Cosio (Contributor), Josep Peñuelas (Contributor), Wolfgang Wanek (Contributor), Andreas Richter (Contributor) & Ivan A. Janssens (Contributor)

4 May 20208 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Microbial and abiotic interactions driven higher microbial anabolism on organic carbon accumulation during 2000 years of paddy soil development in the Yangtze River Delta, China

Qingfang Bi (Speaker), Xian-Yong Lin (Contributor), Wolfgang Wanek (Contributor), Shasha Zhang (Contributor), Alberto Canarini (Contributor), Andreas Richter (Contributor) & Yong-Guan Zhu (Contributor)

4 May 20208 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Soil warming leads to an up regulation of genes involved in the decomposition of organic N in a subarctic grassland

Joana Seneca Cardoso Da Silva (Speaker), Andrea Söllinger (Contributor), Alexander Tveit (Contributor), Petra Pjevac (Contributor), Craig Herbold (Contributor), Tim Urich (Contributor), Josep Peñuelas (Contributor), Comammox Wagner (Contributor), Bjarni D. Sigurdsson (Contributor) & Andreas Richter (Contributor)

4 May 20208 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The influence of short-term and long-term warming on physical soil carbon pools

Moritz Mohrlok (Speaker), Victoria Sophie Martin (Contributor), Niel Verbrigghe (Contributor), Lucia Fuchslueger (Contributor), Christopher Poeplau (Contributor), Bjarni D. Sigurdsson (Contributor), I. A. Janssens (Contributor) & Andreas Richter (Contributor)

4 May 20208 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Towards standardized experimentation in soil research – a synthetic ecology approach

Hannes Schmidt (Speaker), Julia Horak (Contributor), Kerim Kits (Contributor), Alberto Canarini (Contributor), Leila Hadziabdic (Contributor) & Andreas Richter (Contributor)

4 May 20208 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What controls microbial growth in tropical soils? The role of carbon and phosphorus.

Christian Ranits (Speaker), Lucia Fuchslueger (Contributor), Leandro Van Langenhove (Contributor), Ivan A. Janssens (Contributor), Josep Peñuelas (Contributor) & Andreas Richter (Contributor)

4 May 20208 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Intrinsic microbial temperature sensitivity and changing biomass explain soil carbon loss under warming

Andreas Richter (Speaker)

14 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Microbial growth and biomass drives carbon and nutrient cycling in soil

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

26 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The microbial perspective of soil carbon and nutrient cycling

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

22 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Microbial carbon and nutrient use efficiency

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

20 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling: the Microbial Perspective

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

19 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Soil Organic Matter Cycling and Microbial Activity

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

1 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Microorganisms putatively involved in nutrient recycling of ant-plant associations by degrading chitin and cellulose

Maximilian Nepel (Speaker), Andreas Richter (Contributor), Christina Kaiser (Contributor), Dagmar Wöbken (Contributor) & Veronika Mayer (Contributor)

12 Aug 201817 Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fungal patches in ant-plant associations: initiation and metabolic activity

Veronika Mayer (Speaker), Maximilian Nepel (Contributor), Andreas Richter (Contributor), Christina Kaiser (Speaker) & Hermann Voglmayr (Contributor)

4 Jul 20185 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Microbial carbon use efficiency – are current concepts and techniques adequate?

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker), Christina Kaiser (Contributor), Maria Mooshammer (Contributor), Jörg Schnecker (Contributor), Tom Walker (Contributor) & Wolfgang Wanek (Contributor)

8 Apr 201813 Apr 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


How much microbiology do we need to understand landscape-level processes?

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

15 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Microorganisms affecting Soil Organic Carbon Stabilisation in Cryoturbated soils of the Siberian Arctic

Andreas Richter (Contributor)

6 Sep 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Tracing effects of drought on the plant-soil C transfer in a mountain meadow

Andreas Richter (Contributor)

6 Sep 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



Impact of climate change on the performance of tropical lowland forests in SW Costa Rica

Andreas Richter (Contributor)

27 Jul 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The effect of tree girdling on belowground processes

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

21 Apr 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Flux of Carbon into microbial phosphor lipid-acids in a grassland labeling experiment

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

12 Sep 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Resource limitation of microbial decomposition: the effect of tree girdling and fertilization on belowground C and N fluxes

Andreas Richter (Contributor)

25 Aug 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Effects of plant carbon input on soil microbial communities and ecosystem processes

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

18 Jul 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Effects of plant carbon input on soil microbial communities and ecosystem processes

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

14 Jul 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Stable isotopes of nitrogen

Andreas Richter (Invited speaker)

25 Apr 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Department of Analytical Chemistry

Währinger Straße 38
1090 Wien

T: +43-1-4277-91260
M: +43-664-8175472

andreas.richter@univie.ac.at