Some 60 publications och PhD Theses

Last changed: 18 May 2016

Publications based on data from Degerö mire

  1. Granberg G., Grip H.1, Ottosson Löfvenius M., Sundh I., Svensson B. H., and Nilsson M., (1999) A simple model for simulation of water content, soil frost and soil temperatures in boreal mixed mires. Water Resources and Research, 35:3771-3782.
  2. Branfireun, B.A., Bishop, K., Roulet, N.T., Granberg, G.,. and M. Nilsson (2001) Mercury cycling in boreal ecosystems: The long-term effect of acid rain constituents on peatland pore water methylmercury concentrations. Geophysical Research Letters. 28:1227-1230.
  3. Granberg, G., Sundh, I., Svensson, B.H. and M. Nilsson (2001) Methane emission from a boreal mire: temperature, nitrogen and sulfur deposition effects. Ecology, 82:1982-1998.
  4. Granberg G., Grip H., Ottosson Löfvenius M., Sundh I., and Nilsson M. (2001) Effect of climatic variability from 1980 to 1997 on simulated methane emission from a boreal mixed mire in northern Sweden, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 15:977-991.
  5. Gauci V, Matthews E, Dise N, Walter B, Koch D, Granberg G, Vile M 2004 Sulfur pollution suppression of the wetland methane source in the 20th and 21st centuries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 101:12583-12587
  6. Gunnarsson, U., G. Granberg and M. Nilsson (2004) Growth and interspecies specific competition in Sphagnum after temperature, nitrogen and sulphur treatments on a boreal mire. New Phytologist, 163:349-359
  7. Wiederman, M., A. Nordin, U. Gunnarsson, MB Nilsson, L. Ericsson (2007) Global change shifts vegetation and plant–parasite interactions in a boreal mire. Ecology 88:454–464.
  8. Yurova, A.Y. Wolf, A., Sagerfors, J. and M. Nilsson (2007) Variations in net ecosystem exchange of carbon doioxide in a boreal mire: Moelling mechanisms linked to water table position. Journal of Geophysical Research –Biogeosciences 112, Art. no. G02025, doi:10.1029/2006JG000342.
  9. Lindroth, A., Lund, M., Nilsson, M., Aurela, M., Christensen, T.R., Laurila, T., Rinne, J., Sagerfors, J., Ström, L., Tuovinen, J_Hand T. Vesala (2007) Environmental controls on the CO2 exchange in north European mires. Tellus DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2007.00310.
  10. van der Linden M (van der Linden, Marjolein), Barke J (Barke, Judith), Vickery E (Vickery, Emma), Charman DJ (Charman, Dan J.), van Geel B (van Geel, Bas) 2008 Late Holocene human impact and climate change recorded in a North Swedish peat deposit Paleogeography Paleoclimatology Paleoecology, 258:1-27
  11. Sagerfors, J., A. Lindroth, A. Grelle, L. Klemedtsson, P. Weslien, and M. Nilsson (2008), Annual CO2 exchange between a nutrient-poor, minerotrophic, boreal mire and the atmosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 113, G01001, doi:10.1029/2006JG000306.
  12. Nilsson, M., Sagerfors, J., Buffam, I., Laudon, H., Eriksson, T., Grelle, A., Klemedtsson, L., Weslien, P. and A. Lindroth (2008) Contemporary carbon accumulation in a boreal oligotrophic minerogenic mire – a significant sink after accounting for all C-fluxes Global Change Biology 14, 1–16, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01654.x 
  13. Wiedermann, M.M., Gunnarsson, U., Nilsson, M.B., Nordin, A. and L. Ericsson (2009) Can small-scale experiments predict ecosystem responses? An example from peatlands. Oikos, 118, 449-456  
  14. Wiedermann MM, Gunnarsson U, Ericson L, Nordin A 2009 Ecophysiological adjustment of two Sphagnum species in response to anthropogenic nitrogen deposition NEW PHYTOLOGIST181:208-217   
  15. Wania, R., Ross, I., I.C. Prentice, 2009 Integrating peatlands and permafrost into a dynamic global vegetation model: 2. Evaluation and sensitivity of vegetation and carbon cycle processes GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES 23: GB3015, DOI: 10.1029/2008GB003413
  16. Granath G, Wiedermann MM, Strengbom J 2009 Physiological responses to nitrogen and sulphur addition and raised temperature in Sphagnum balticum, OECOLOGIA 161:481-490  
  17. Öquist, M.G., Sparrman, T., Klemedtsson, L., Grip, H., Schleucher, J. & M. Nilsson (2009) Water availability controls microbial temperature response in frozen soil CO2 production. Global Change Biology, 15, 2715-2722; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01898.x
  18. Harrysson Drotz, S., Tillston, E., Sparrman, T., Schleucher, J., Nilsson, M. & M. Öquist (2009) Contributions of matric and osmotic potentials to the unfrozen water content of frozen soils. Geoderma 148, 392-398,  doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2008.11.007
  19. Harrysson Drotz, S., Sparrman, T., Schleucher, J., Nilsson, M. and M. G. Öquist (2010) Effects of soil organic matter composition on unfrozen water content and heterotrophic CO2 production of frozen soils. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 2281-2290, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.01.
  20. Eppinga, M.B., Rietkerk, M., Belyea, L.B., Nilsson, M.B., De Ruiter, P.C. and Martin J. M.J. Wassen (2010) Resource contrast in patterned peatlands increases along a climatic gradient. Ecology, 91, 2344–2355
  21. Schubert, P., L. Eklundh, M. Lund and M. Nilsson (2010) Estimating northern peatland CO2 exchange from MODIS time series data, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.01.005
  22. Lund, M., Roulet, N.T., Lindroth, A., Lafleur, P.M., Christensen, T.R. Aurela, M., Chojnicki, B.H., Flanagan, L.B., Humphreys, E.R., Laurila, T., Oechel, W.C., Olejnik, J., Rinne, J., Schubert, P. and Nilsson, M.B. (2010) Variability in exchange of CO2 across 12 northern peatland and tundra sites Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02104.x 
  23. Eriksson, T., M. Öquist and M. B. Nilsson (2010) Production and oxidation of methane in a boreal mire after a decade of increased temperature and nitrogen and sulfur deposition Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02097.x
  24. Eriksson, T., M. G. Öquist, and M. B. Nilsson (2010), Effects of decadal deposition of nitrogen and sulfur, and increased temperature, on methane emissions from a boreal peatland, J. Geophys. Res., 115, G04036, doi:10.1029/2010JG001285.
  25. Chuixiang Yi, Daniel Ricciuto, Runze Li, John Wolbeck, Xiyan Xu, Mats Nilsson, et al (2010) Climate control of terrestrial carbon exchange across biomes and continents. Environmental Research Letters. 5 034007 (10pp) doi:10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034007
  26. Drotz, S.H., Sparrman T., Nilsson, M.B., Schleucher J. and M.G., Oquist, (2010) Both catabolic and anabolic heterotrophic microbial activity in frozen boreal soils Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, PNAS, 107:21046-21051, doi:10.1073/pnas.1008885107  
  27. Whu, Sagerfors, Nilsson & Roulet (2013) Simulation of Six Years of Carbon Fluxes for a sedge-dominated oligotrophic minerogenic peatland in Northern Sweden using the McGill Wetland Model (MWM)". Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere Volume: 118:795-807, DOI: 10.1002/jgrg.20045
  28. Limpens, J. Granath, G., Gunnarsson, U., Aerts, R., Bayley, S., Bragazza, L., Bubier, J., Buttler, A., van den Berg, L. J. L., Francez, A-J., Gerdol, R., Grosvernier, P., Heijmans, M. M. P. D., Hoosbeek, M. R., Hotes, S., Ilomets, M., Leith, I., Mitchell, E. A. D., Moore, T., Nilsson, M. B., Nordbakken, J-F., Rochefort, L., Rydin, H., Sheppard, L. J., Thormann, M., Wiedermann, M. M., Williams, B. L., Xu, B. (2011) Climatic modifiers of the response to nitrogen deposition in peat-forming Sphagnum mosses: a meta-analysis New Phytologist, 191:496-507, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03680.x
  29. Laine, A.M., Bubier, J., Riutta, T., Nilsson, M.B., Moore, T.R., Vasander, H. and E.S. Tuittila (2012) Abundance and composition of plant biomass as potential controls for mire net ecosytem CO2 exchange. Botany, 90:63-74, doi: 10.1139/b11-068
  30. J. Limpens1*, G. Granath2*, R. Aerts3, M. M. P. D. Heijmans1, L. J. Sheppard4, L. Bragazza5,6,7, B. L. Williams8, H. Rydin2, J. Bubier9, T. Moore10, L. Rochefort11, E. A. D. Mitchell12, A. Buttler6,7,13, L. J. L. van den Berg14, U. Gunnarsson2, A. -J. Francez15, R. Gerdol5, M. Thormann16, P. Grosvernier17, M. M. Wiedermann18, M. B. Nilsson18, M. R. Hoosbeek19, S. Bayley20, J. -F. Nordbakken21, M. P. C. P. Paulissen22, S. Hotes23, A. Breeuwer1, M. Ilomets24, H. B. M. Tomassen25, I. Leith4 and B. Xu26 (2012) Glasshouse vs field experiments: do they yield ecologically similar results for assessing N impacts on peat mosses? doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04157.x
  31. Ågren, A., Mahsa Haei, Peder Blomkvist, Mats B. Nilsson, Hjalmar Laudon (2012) Colder winters enhance stream DOC concentration from a boreal mire Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02666.x
  32. Whu, J., Roulet, N.T., Nilsson, M.B., Lafleur, P. and Humphreys, E.,  (2012) Simulating the Carbon Cycling of Northern Peatlands Using a Land Surface Scheme Coupled to a Wetland Carbon Model (CLASS3W-MWM) Journal of Geophysical Research Atmosphere-Ocean DOI:10.1080/07055900.2012.730980
  33. Bergman I, Bishop K, Tu Q, Frech W, Åkerblom S. & M.B. Nilsson (2012) The Influence of Sulphate Deposition on the Seasonal Variation of Peat Pore Water MethylHg in a Boreal Mire. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45547. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045547
  34. Åkerblom, S., Bishop, K., Björn, E., Lambertsson, L., Eriksson, T. and Nilsson, M. (2013) Significant interaction effects from sulfate deposition and climate on sulfur concentrations constitute major controls on methylmercury production in peatlands. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 102, 1-11, DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.025
  35. Peichl, M., J. Sagerfors, A. Lindroth, I. Buffam, A. Grelle, L. Klemedtsson, H. Laudon, and M. Nilsson (2013) Energy exchange and water budget partitioning in a boreal minerogenic mire, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-13, doi:10.1029/2012JG002073
  36. Erhagen, B., Öquist, M., Sparrman, T., Haei, M., Ihlstedt, U., Hedenström, M., Schleucher, J. and M.B. Nilsson (2013) Temperature response of litter and soil organic matter decomposition is determined by chemical composition of organic material, Global Change Biology, 19:3858–3871, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12342
  37. Whu, Sagerfors, Nilsson & Roulet (2013) Simulation of Six Years of Carbon Fluxes for a sedge-dominated oligotrophic minerogenic peatland in Northern Sweden using the McGill Wetland Model (MWM)". Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere Volume: 118:795-807, DOI: 10.1002/jgrg.20045
  38. Garcia, O., Nilsson, M.B., Eriksson, T. and Klaminder, J (in press) Effects of greenhouse warming and N-fertilization on carbon accumulation rates in a nutrient-poor boreal mire: decadal effects assessed using 210Pb. (JGR-Biogeosceinces)
  39. Carmino-Serrano, M., Gielen, B., Luyssaert, S., Ciais, P., Vicca, S., Guenet, B., DeVos, B., Cools, N., Ahrens, B., Arain, M.A., Borken, W., Clarke, N., Clarkson, B., Cummins, B., Don, A., Graf Pannatier, E., Laudon, H., Moore, T., Nieminen, T.M., Nilsson, M.B., Peichl, M., Schwendenmann, L., Siemens, J. and I. Janssens (2014) Linking variability in soil solution dissolved organic carbon to climate, soil type, and vegetation Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 28, doi:10.1002/2013GB004726
  40. Peichl, M., Öquist, M., Ottosson-Löfvenius, M., Ilstedt, U., Sagerfors, J., Grelle, A., Lindroth, A., Nilsson, M.B. (2014) A 12-year record reveals pre-growing season temperature and water table level threshold effects on the net carbon dioxide uptake in a boreal fen, Environmental Research Letters 9 055006 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/5/055006
  41. Öquist, M. G., Bishop K., Grelle, A. Klemedtsson, L., Köhler, S., Laudon, H., Lindroth, A. Ottosson Löfvenius, M., Wallin M. B. and M.B. Nilsson (2014) The full annual carbon balance of boreal forests is highly sensitive to precipitation Environmental Science & Technology Letters DOI:10.1021/ez500169j
  42. Peichl, M., Sonnentag, O. and M.B. Nilsson (2014) Bringing color into the picture – importance of phenology of NEE at a boreal oligotrophic mire Ecosystems (accepted, August 2014)
  43. Fritsche, J., Osterwalder, S., Nilsson, M.B, Sagerfors, J., Åkerblom, S., Bishop, K. &  C. Alewell (in press) Elemental mercury evasion from a boreal peatland suppressed by long-term sulfate addition Environmental Science & Technology Letters
  44. Song, B., Niu, S., Luo, R., Luo, Y., Chen, J., Yu, G., Olejnik, J., Wohlfahrt, G., Kiely, G., Noormets, A., Montagnani, L., Cescatti, A., Magliulo, V., Law, B.E., Lund, M., Varlagin, A., Raschi, A., Peichl, M., Nilsson, M.B. and L. Merbold (2014) Divergent apparent temperature sensitivity of terrestrial ecosystem respiration, J. Plant Ecology, pp:1–10, doi:10.1093/jpe/rtu014
  45. Erhagen, B., Ilstedt, U. and M.B. Nilsson, in press Dependence of carbon source and microbial metabolic status for heterotrophic soil respiration temperature response Soil Biology & Biogeochemistry 
  46. Abdalla, M et al., in press Modeling heterotrophic respiration from peatland ecosystems, Science of the Total Environment

Theses written at the SLU

  1. Jelmer Njip (2010-2014), Wagening University, Netherlands. Controls on the water availability for Sphagnum photosynthesis (provisional title).
  2. Anna Larsson (2009 – 2014), SLU, Umeå. Carbon balance in boreal mires (provisional title)
  3. Björn Erhagen (2008 – 2012), SLU, Umeå. Temperature control of microbial turnover of organic carbon – effect off substrate quality and characteristics of catabolic and anabolic processes CMF
  4. Stina Harrysson (2005-2009), SLU, Umeå. The control by temperature and water availability on soil microorganisms in frozen boreal soils CMF
  5. Tobias Eriksson (2004 – 2008), SLU, Nitrogen control on boreal mire carbon biogeochemistry. FORMAS
  6. Alla Yurova (2007) (co-supervisor) Hydrological aspects of the carbon balance in a boreal catchment. Dept of Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis, Lund University.
  7. Jörgen Sagerfors (2007): Land-Atmosphere exchange of CO2, water and energy at a boreal minerotrophic mire. Doctoral diss. Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU. Acta Universitatis agriculturae Sueciae vol. 2007:4.
  8. Gunnar Granberg (1998): Environmental control of methane emission from boreal mires: experimental data and model simulations. Doctoral diss. Dept. of Forest Ecology, SLU. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae – Silvestria, No. 83: 28 pp.  
  9. Tord Magnusson (1992): Temporal and spatial variation of the soil atmosphere in forest soils in northern Sweden, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Theses written at other universities - data from Degerö mire

  1. Per Schubert (2011): Model development for estimating carbon dioxide exchange in Nordic forests and peatlands with MODIS time series data, Dept. of Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis, Lund University, ISBN: 978-91-85793-20-4
  2. Marten Eppinga (2009): Catastrophic shifts in bog ecosystems can be predicted on the basis of self-organised spatial vegetation patterning. Department of Innovation and Environmental Sciences, Utrecht University 
  3. Magnus Lund (2009): Peatlands at a Threshold: Greenhouse Gas Dynamics in a Changing Climate. Geobiosphere Science Centre, Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis, Lund University, Lund¸ Sweden, 164 pp. ISBN: 978-91-85793-08-2
  4. Marcus Wallin (2006-2009): Green house gas emissions from boreal head water streams. Department of Environmental Assessment, SLU.
  5. Jianghua Wu (Autumn 2009): Application and validation of the Mc Gill Wetland Model on carbon exchange at a minerogenic mire, Degerö Stormyr. Geography Department, Global Environmental and Climate Change Center (GEC3), McGill University, Canada
  6. Rita Wania, Modelling northern peatland land surface processes, vegetation dynamics and methane emissions. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
  7. Magdalena Wiedermann (2004 – 2008, June 5th): Nitrogen pertubations on mire plant communities. Department of Ecology and Environmental Research Umeå University.
  8. M. van der Linden (2007) :Effects of climate change and human impact on late-Holocene species composition and carbon accumulation in bog ecosystems. FNWI: Instituut voor Biodiversiteit en Ecosysteem Dynamica, University of Amsterdam. Dissertation, p. 224
  9. Urban Gunnarsson (2000): Vegetation changes on Swedish mires: Effects of raised temperature and increased nitrogen and sulphur influx. Uppsala Universitet, (2008-04-17) ISBN:91-554-4792-9
  10. Carl Malmström (1923): Degerö Stormyr: en botanisk, hydrologisk och utvecklingshistorisk undersökning över ett nordsvenskt myrkomplex, 176 pp.
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