Benjamin Forsmark

Benjamin Forsmark
Biologist mainly interested in biogeochemistry and climate change, focused on nutrient dynamics and carbon sinks in boreal forests.


PhD in Biology at dept. Forest Ecology and Management (2020) and Master of science in Biology at Lund university (2015).

Publikationer i urval

B. Forsmark, Annika Nordin, Nicholas P. Rosenstock, Håkan Wallander, Michael J. Gundale. Anthropogenic nitrogen enrichment increased the efficiency of belowground biomass production in a boreal forest. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 2021.

B. Forsmark, H. Wallander, A. Nordin, M. J. Gundale. Long‐term nitrogen enrichment does not increase microbial phosphorus mobilization in a northern coniferous forest. Functional Ecology 2020.

B. Forsmark, A. Nordin, N. Maaroufi, T. Lundmark, M. J. Gundale. Low and high nitrogen deposition rates in northern coniferous forests have different impacts on aboveground litter production, soil respiration, and soil carbon stocks. Ecosystems 2020.

R. Blaško, B. Forsmark, M. J. Gundale, T. Lundmark, A. Nordin. Impacts of tree species identity and species mixing on ecosystem carbon and nitrogen stocks in a boreal forest. Forest Ecol. Manag. 2020.

J. P. Almeida, N. P. Rosenstock, B. Forsmark, J. Bergh, H. Wallander. Ectomycorrhizal community composition and function in a spruce forest transitioning between nitrogen and phosphorus limitation. Fungal Ecol. 2019.

N. I. Maaroufi, A. Nordin, K. Palmqvist, N. J. Hasselquist, B. Forsmark, N. P. Rosenstock, H. Wallander, M. J. Gundale. Anthropogenic nitrogen enrichment enhances soil carbon accumulation by impacting saprotrophs rather than ectomycorrhizal fungal activity. Glob. Change Biol. 2019.


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