Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Richter
T: +43-1-4277-91260
Walker, T. W. N., Janssens, I. A., Weedon, J. T., Sigurdsson, B. D., Richter, A., Peñuelas, J., Leblans, N. I. W., Bahn, M., Bartrons, M., De Jonge, C., Fuchslueger, L., Gargallo-Garriga, A., Gunnarsdóttir, G. E., Marañón-Jiménez, S., Oddsdóttir, E. S., Ostonen, I., Poeplau, C., Prommer, J., Radujković, D., ... Verbruggen, E. (2020). A systemic overreaction to years versus decades of warming in a subarctic grassland ecosystem. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 4(1), 101-108. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-1055-3


Canarini, A., Schmidt, H., Martin, V. S., Zezula, D., Fuchslueger, L., Gündler, P., Jecmenica, M., Bahn, M., & Richter, A. (2019). Multiple re-current drought events shift the responses of the soil microbial community to a subsequent drought. Poster session presented at AGU Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco, United States.

Schnecker, J., Simon, E., Gündler, P., Urbina Malo, C., Baldaszti, L., Spiegel, H., Sandén, T., & Richter, A. (2019). Seasonal dynamics of soil microbial carbon use efficiency – Is growth or respiration driving CUE?. Poster session presented at AGU Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco, United States.

Moeller, F. U., Webster, N. S., Herbold, C. W., Behnam, F., Domman, D., Albertsen, M., Mooshammer, M., Markert, S., Turaev, D., Becher, D., Rattei, T., Schweder, T., Richter, A., Watzka, M., Nielsen, P. H., & Wagner, M. (2019). Characterization of a thaumarchaeal symbiont that drives incomplete nitrification in the tropical sponge Ianthella basta. Environmental Microbiology, 21(10), 3831-3854. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14732

Peguero, G., Sardans, J., Asensio, D., Fernandez-Martinez, M., Gargallo-Garriga, A., Grau, O., Llusia, J., Margalef, O., Marquez, L., Ogaya, R., Urbina, I., Courtois, E. A., Stahl, C., Van Langenhove, L., Verryckt, L. T., Richter, A., Janssens, I. A., & Penuelas, J. (2019). Nutrient scarcity strengthens soil fauna control over leaf litter decomposition in tropical rainforests. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 286(1910), [20191300]. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1300

Adamczyk, B., Sietio, O-M., Strakoya, P., Prommer, J., Wild, B., Hagner, M., Pihlatie, M., Fritze, H., Richter, A., & Heinonsalo, J. (2019). Plant roots increase both decomposition and stable organic matter formation in boreal forest soil. Nature Communications, 10, [3982]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11993-1

Canarini, A., Schmidt, H., Martin, V. S., Zezula, D., Fuchslueger, L., Gündler, P., Jecmenica, M., Bahn, M., & Richter, A. (2019). Multiple re-current drought events shift the responses of the soil microbial community to a subsequent drought. Poster session presented at IMC 2019 - International Mountain Conference, Innsbruck, Austria.








Simon, E., Canarini, A., Bogdanovic, I., Seneca Cardoso Da Silva, J., Pötsch, E., Bahn, M., Wanek, W., & Richter, A. (2019). Effects of climate change on microbial growth, turnover and carbon use efficiency. Poster session presented at European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2019 , Vienna, Austria.

Prommer, J., Wanek, W., Walker, T., Braun, J., Zezula, D., Hu, Y., Hofhansl, F., & Richter, A. (2019). Enhanced microbial growth and turnover drive increases in soil organic carbon storage at higher plant diversity. Poster session presented at European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2019 , Vienna, Austria.

Bogdanovic, I., Canarini, A., Seneca Cardoso Da Silva, J., Simon, E., Pötsch, E., Bahn, M., Wanek, W., Kaiser, C., & Richter, A. (2019). The effects of climate change on microbial community composition of a montane grassland. Poster session presented at European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2019 , Vienna, Austria.

Martin, V. S., Gündler, P., Pinheiro Imai, B. Y., Gorka, S., Canarini, A., Kaiser, C., & Richter, A. (2019). The role of soil microarchitecture on microbial processes and community structure in different soil depths. Poster session presented at European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2019 , Vienna, Austria.


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


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