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Portell, X., Schnee, L., Evans, D.,...(2021). Celebrating the work of Early Career Researchers in Soil Science. European Journal of Soil Science. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/toc/10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2389.ECR-VSI

 Gavalás-Olea, A., Siol, A., Sakka, Y., Köser, J., Nentwig, N., Hauser, T., Filser, J., Thöming, J., Lang, I (2021). Potential of the Red Alga Dixoniella grisea for the Production of Additives for Lubricants. Plants 202110, 1836. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10091836

Schnee, L., Ngakou, A., Filser, J (2021). Does biochar enhance soil organic matter formation in tropical soils? IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci. 648 012195. DOI:10.1088/1755-1315/648/1/012195

 Schnee, L., Koehler, H., Ngakou, A., Eickhorst T (2021). Long-term impact of single biochar and compost application on soil aggregation.  IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci. 648 012160. DOI:10.1088/1755-1315/648/1/012160 

Fischer, J., Graef, T., Sakka, Y., Tessarek, C., Koeser, J (2021). Ion compositions in artificial media control the impact of humic acid on colloidal behaviour, dissolution and speciation of CuO-NP https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147241

Hong, A., Tang, Q., Khan, A. U., Miao, M., Xu, Z., Dang, F., Liu, Q., Wang, Y., Lin, D., Filser, J., Li, L (2021). Identification and Speciation of Nanoscale Silver in Complex Solid Matrices by Sequential Extraction Coupled with Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistryhttps://doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.0c04741


Portell, X., Sauzet, O., Balseiro-Romero, M., Benard, P., Cardinael, R., Couradeau, E., D. Danra, D., Evans, D.,  Fry, E., Hammer, Mamba, D., Merino-Martín, L.,  Mueller, C., Paradelo, M.,  Rees, F., Rossi, L., Schmidt, H., Schnee, L.,  Védère, C., Vidal, A (2020). Bypass and hyperbole in soil science: A perspective from the next generation of soil scientists. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13064

Baveye, P., Schnee, L., Boivin, P., Laba, M., Radulovich, R (2020). Soil Organic Matter Research and Climate Change: Merely Re-storing Carbon Versus Restoring Soil Functions. Front. Environ. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2020.579904

Drenckhahn, D., Arneth, A., Filser, J., Haberl, H., Hansjürgens, B., Herrmann, B., Homeier, J., Leuschner, C., Mosbrugger, V., Reusch, T., Schäffer, A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Tockner, K. (2020). Dokumentationsband (Diskussion Nr. 24). Globale Biodiversität in der Krise – Was können Deutschland und die EU dagegen tun? https://www.leopoldina.org/uploads/tx_leopublication/2020_Dokumentationsband_Biodiversitaetskrise.pdf

Drenckhahn, D., Arneth, A., Filser, J., Haberl, H., Hansjürgens, B., Herrmann, B., Homeier, J., Leuschner, C., Mosbrugger, V., Reusch, T., Schäffer, A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Tockner, K. (2020). Diskussionspapier (Diskussion Nr. 24). Globale Biodiversität in der Krise – Was können Deutschland und die EU dagegen tun? 2020_Diskussionspapier_Biodiversitaetskrise_web.pdf (leopoldina.org)

Fischer, J., Evlanova, A., Philippe, A., Filser, J. (2020). Soil properties can evoke toxicity of copper oxide nanoparticles towards springtails at low concentrations. Soil properties can evoke toxicity of copper oxide nanoparticles towards springtails at low concentrations - ScienceDirect

Zhang, Y., Stolte, S., Alptekin, G., Rother, A., Diedenhofen, M., Filser, J., Markiewicz, M. (2020). Mobility and adsorption of liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHCs) in soils – environmental hazard perspective  https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2020/gc/d0gc02603d

Zhang, X., & Filser, J. (2020). Low concentration effects and different outcome in repeated reproduction tests with silver nanoparticles, silver nitrate and Folsomia candida (Collembola). Environmental Sciences Europe32(1), 1-8. link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12302-020-00413-7

Spelzhausen, L. R., Wesener, T., & Schütte, K. (2020). Vegetation thresholds for the occurrence of millipedes (Diplopoda) in different tropical forest types in Andasibe, Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Developmenthttps://journalmcd.com/mcd/index.php/mcd/article/view/712

Su, H., Qian, X., Gu, Z., Xu, Z., Lou, H., Bian, X., Zeng, T., Lin,D., Filser, J., Li, L., 2020: Cu(OH)2 nanorods undergo sulfidation in water: in situ formation of CuO nanorods as intermediates and enhanced toxicity to Escherichia coli, Environmental Chemistry Letters link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10311-020-01035-4

Qian, X., Gu, Z., Tang, Q., Hong, A., Filser, J., K.Sharma, V., Li, L., 2020: Sulfidation of sea urchin-like zinc oxide nanospheres: Kinetics, mechanisms, and impacts on growth of Escherichia coli, STOTEN  www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969720339371

Jiménéz, J.J., Filser, J., KEYSOM Team (eds.) 2020: Soil fauna: key to soil organic matter dynamics and modelling. HANDBOOK OF METHODS. COST Association, Brussels, 62 pp.  http://www.keysom.eu/files/resource/document/30/Handbook_%20COST%20Action%20ES1406%20Soil%20fauna%202020.pdf

Breckling, B., von Gleich, A., 2020: Gene Drives Touching Tipping Points. In Gene Drives at Tipping Points (pp. 29-56). Springer, Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-38934-5_2

Koch, T., Gläbe, R., Saka, Y., Nentwig, N., Filser, J., Siol, A., Köser, J., Thoeming, J., Mesing, S., Larek, R., Mannott, I., Gavalás‐Olea, A., Lange, I., 2020: Reibungsminderer aus dem Meer. Nachrichten aus der Chemie,68(4), 42.https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/nadc.20204095025

Wiegand, K., Dreber, N., Franz, K.W., Purtauf, T., Dauber, J., Salecker, J., Baudry, J., Beierkuhnlein, C., Crist, T.O., Kleijn, D., Koehler, H., Thies, C., Wagner, H.H.: Linking landscape characteristics and organism traits - a cohesive framework for trait-based landscape ecology. Landscape Ecology (accepted)


Colizzi, V., Mezzana, D., Ovseiko, P.V., Caiati, G., Colonnello, C., Declich, A., Montesano, C., Edmunds, L., Buzan, E., Djilianov, D., Zerbini, L., Schmidt, E.K., Bielawski, K.P., Elster, D., Salvato, M., Alcantara, L.C. Jr., Minutolo, A., Potestà, M., Moyankova, D., Rusanov, K., Wium, M., Raszczyk, I., Gwizdala, J.P., Konieczny, I., Sledzik, K., Barendziak, T., Birkholz, J., Müller, N., Warrelmann, J., Meyer, U., Filser, J., Barreto, F.K., Milano, M.J., Henderson, L.R., Kiparoglou, V., Friesen, P., Sheehan, M., Bachiddu, E., Buchan, A.M., 2019: Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible BIOSciences (STARBIOS2): Protocol for a Horizon 2020 funded European multi-centre project to promote Responsible Research and Innovation. JMIR Res Protoc 2019;8(3):e11745, DOI: 10.2196/11745, PMID: 30843870

Djidjonri Farsia, P., Nukenine, E., Koehler, H., 2019: Abundance and diversity of insect pests on maize, cowpea and okra in a comparative experiment: testing effects of intercropping and insecticide in the cameroonian guinean savannah and sudano sahelian agro-ecological zones. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International 29(6), 1-20.

Filser, J., 2019: Pros and cons of nano-regulation and ways towards a sustainable use. – In: Eisenberger, I., Kallhoff, A., Schwarz-Plaschg, C. Nanotechnology: Regulation and Public Discourse. Rowman & Littlefield International

Kubicek, A., Breckling, B., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Reuter, H., 2019: Climate change drives trait-shifts in coral reef communities. Scientific Reports, 9:3721 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-38962-4

Li, L., Xu, Z., Kah, M., Lin, D., Filser, J., 2019: Nanopesticides: A Comprehensive Assessment of Environmental Risk Is Needed before Widespread Agricultural Application. Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b03146

McKee, M.S., Köser, J., Focke, O., Filser, J., 2019: A new test system for unraveling the effects of soil components on the uptake and toxicity of silver nanoparticles (NM-300K) in simulated pore water. Science of The Total Environment 673, 613-621 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.493

Schaefer, R., Liess, M., Altenburger, R., Filser, J., Hollert, H., Roß-Nickoll, M., Schäffer, A., Scheringer, M., 2019: Future pesticide risk assessment: narrowing the gap between intention and reality. Environmental Sciences Europe201931:21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12302-019-0203-3

Xu, H., Demetriades, A., Reimann, C., Jiménez, J.J., Filser, J., Zhang, C., 2019: Identification of the co-existence of low total organic carbon contents and low pH values in agricultural soil in north-central Europe using hot spot analysis based on GEMAS project data. Science of the Total Environment 678, 94-104

Zhang, X., Xu, Z., Wu, M., Qian, X., Lin, D., Zhang, H., Tang, J., Zeng, T., Yao, W., Filser, J., Li, L., Sharma, V.K., 2019: Potential environmental risks of nanopesticides: Application of Cu(OH)2 nanopesticides to soil mitigates the degradation of neonicotinoid thiacloprid. Environment International 129, 42–50


Schnee, L., Albert, N., Koehler, H., Filser, J., 2018: Interactions between soil biota, organic amendments and carbon stabilisation at different soil and cliamtic conditions.

Schnee, L., Eickhorst, T., Albert, N., Koehler, H., 2018: Impact of biochar on soil aggregation. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.30588.44167

Danra, D.D., Nukenine, E., Koehler, H., 2018: Soil gamasina from savanna and ReviTec site of Ngaoundéré (Adamawa, Cameroon): abundance and species diversity. Soil organisms 90, 187-198. DOI: 10.25674/8fsw-6t13

Diale Dioh Lobe, P., Filser, J., Voua Otomo, P., 2018: Avoidance behaviour of Enchytraeus albidus (Oligochaeta) after exposure to AgNPs and AgNO3 at constant and fluctuating temperature. –Eur J Soil Bio 87: 40-45, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejsobi.2018.05.002

Reichel, R., Wei, J., Islam, M.S., Schmid, C., Wissel , H., Schröder, P., Schloter, M., Brüggemann, N., 2018: Potential of Wheat Straw, Spruce Sawdust, and Lignin as High Organic Carbon Soil Amendments to Improve Agricultural Nitrogen Retention Capacity: An Incubation Study. Front. Plant Sci., 28 June 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00900

Bundschuh, M., Filser, J., Lüderwald S., McKee M.S., Metreveli G., Schaumann G.; Schulz R, Wagner S., 2018: Nanoparticles in the environment - where do we come from, where do we go?. –Env Sc Europe 30:6, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12302-018-0132-6. Permanent link: rdcu.be/GwN4

McKee, M.S., Megía Guerrero, A., Filser, J., 2018: Is a water content of 60% maximum water holding capacity suitable for Folsomia candida reproduction tests? A study with silver nanoparticles and AgNO3 - Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 15, 652; doi:10.3390/ijerph15040652

Roithmeier, O., Burkhardt, U., Daghighi, E., Filser, J., 2018: Desoria trispinata (MacGillivray, 1896), a promising model Collembola species to study biological invasions in soil communities. Pedobiologia, 67, 45-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedobi.2017.11.003

Schäffer, A., Filser, J., Frische, T., Gessner, M., Köck, W., Kratz, W., Liess, M., Nuppenau, E.-A., Roß-Nickoll, M., Schäfer, R., Scheringer, M., 2018: Der stumme Frühling - Zur Notwendigkeit eines umweltverträglichen Pflanzenschutzes. Diskussion Nr. 16. Natonale Akademie der Wissenschafen - Leopoldina, Halle (Saale): 1-65. [ English title: The Silent Spring – On the need for sustainable plant protection; https://www.leopoldina.org/en/publications/detailview/publication/der-stumme-fruehling-zur-notwendigkeit-eines-umweltvertraeglichen-pflanzenschutzes-2018/]

Zhang, Y.-Q., Markiewicz, M., Filser, J., Stolte, S., 2018: Toxicity of a quinaldine-based Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) system toward soil organisms Arthrobacter globiformis and Folsomia candida. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52 (1), pp 258–265, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04434


Daghighi, E., Koehler, H., Kesel, R., Filser, J. (2017): Long-term succession of Collembola communities in relation to climate change and vegetation. Pedobiologia 64: 25-38. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedobi.2017.06.001

Ermilov, S.G., Koehler, H., 2017: New data on oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) of Cameroon: results of the Joint German-Cameroonian scientific expedition (April 2016). Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(12), 2233-2244. http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.22.12.13

Köser, J. Engelke, M., Hoppe, M., Nogowski, A., Filser, J., Thöming, J., 2017: Predictability of silver nanoparticle speciation and toxicity in ecotoxicological media. Environmental Science Nano, DOI: 10.1039/c7en00026j

McKee, M.S., Engelke, M., Zhang, X, Lesnikov, E., Köser, J., Filser, J., 2017: Collembola reproduction decreases with aging of silver nanoparticles in a sewage sludge-treated soil. Front. Environ. Sci. - Green and Environmental Chemistry. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00019

Sakka, Y, Koeser, J., Filser, J., 2017. How test vessel properties affect the fate of silver nitrate and sterically stabilized silver nanoparticles in two different test designs used for acute tests with Daphnia magna. Env Sc Poll Res. 24: 2495. doi:10.1007/s11356-016-7913-5

Zhang, X., Filser, J., 2017: Suitability of Contact-Free Oxygen Optical Microsensors for Measuring Respiration and Photosynthesis in Green Algae. Front. Environ. Sci. 5:91; doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2017.00091


Schnee, L., Knauth, S., Hapca, S., Otten, W., Eickhorst, T., 2016. Analysis of physical pore space characteristics of two pyrolytic biochars and potential as microhabitat. DOI:10.1007/s11104-016-2935-9

Daghighi, E., Burkhardt, U., Filser, J., Koehler, H., 2016. Techniques for clearing and mounting Collembola from old collections. – Soil Organisms 88: 89-97

Filser, J., Faber, J.H., Tiunov, A.V., Lijbert Brussaard, L., Frouz, J., De Deyn, G., Uvarov, A.V., Berg, M.P., Lavelle, P., Loreau, M., Wall, D.H., Querner, P., Eijsackers, H., Jiménez, J.J., 2016. Soil fauna: key to new carbon models. Soil 2, 565-682. doi:10.5194/soil-2-565-2016

Kamdem, M.M., Yanou, N.N., Filser, J., 2016. Effects of soil treated glyphosate on growth parameters and chlorophyll content of maize Zea mays L. and bean Phaseolus vulgaris L. plants. Brazilian Journal of Biological Sciences 3: 351-365. dx.doi.org/10.21472/bjbs.030611

McKee, M., and Filser, J., 2016. Impacts of metal-based engineered nanomaterials on soil communities. Environmental Science: Nano 3, 506-533 . DOI: 10.1039/C6EN00007J

Reuter H., Kruse M., Rovellini A., Breckling B. 2016. Evolutionary trends in fish schools in heterogeneous environments. Ecological Modelling 326: 23-35, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.09.008

Sakka, Y, Koeser, J., Filser, J., 2016. How test vessel properties affect the fate of silver nitrate and sterically stabilized silver nanoparticles in two different test designs used for acute tests with Daphnia magna. Env Sc Poll Res. doi:10.1007/s11356-016-7913-5

Sakka, Y., Skjolding, L.M., Mackevica, A., Filser, J., Baun, A., 2016. Behavior and chronic toxicity of two differently stabilized silver nanoparticles to Daphnia magna. Aquatic Toxicology 177, 526-535. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.06.025

Sakka, Y., Völkel, A., Filser, J., 2016: Food Reduction Adds Stress to Chronic Silver
Nanoparticle Toxicity for Daphnia magna . Int J Marine Biol Res 1(1): 1-7

Zhang, Y.-Q., Dringen, R., Petters, C., Rastedt, W., Köser, J., Filser, J., Stolte, S., 2016. Toxicity of dimercaptosuccinate-coated and un-functionalized magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles towards aquatic organisms. Environ. Sci.: Nano 3 , 754-767 . DOI: 10.1039/C5EN00222B


D'Annibale A., Larsen T., Sechi V., Cortet J., Strandberg B., Vincze E., Filser J., Audisio P.A., Krogh P.H. 2015. Influence of elevated CO 2 and GM barley on a soil mesofauna community in a mesocosm test system. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 84: 127-136

Hartemann P., Hoet P., Proykova A., Fernandes T., Baun A., De Jong W., Filser J., Hensten A., Kneuer C., Maillard J.-Y., Norppa H., Scheringer M., Wijnhoven S. 2015. Nanosilver: Safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance. Materials Today 18(3): 122-123

Kubicek A., Jopp F., Breckling B., Lange C., Reuter H. 2015. Context-oriented model validation of individual-based models in
ecology: A hierarchically structured approach to validate qualitative, compositional and quantitative characteristics. Ecological Complexity 22: 178–191

Nicolai A., Rouland-Lefèvre C., Ansart A., FilserJ., Lenz R., Pando A., Charrier M. 2015. Inter-Population Differences and Seasonal Dynamic of the Bacterial Gut Community in the Endangered Land Snail Helix pomatia (Gastropoda: Helicidae). Malacologia 59: 177-190

Salieri B., Pasteris A., Baumann J., Righi S., Köser J., D'Amato R., Mazzesi B., Filser J. 2015. Does the exposure mode to ENPs influence their toxicity to aquatic species? A case study with TiO 2 nanoparticles and Daphnia magna. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22(7): 5050-5058, DOI10.1007/s11356-014-4005-2

Schröder B., Steiner N., Merbach I., Schädler M., Filser J. 2015. Collembolan reproduction in soils from a long-term fertilisation experiment opposes the Growth Rate Hypothesis. European Journal of Soil Biology 68: 56-60

Wigger H., Hackmann S., Zimmermann T., Köser J., Thöming J., von Gleich A. 2015. Influences of use activities and waste management on environmental releases of engineered nanomaterials. Sci Total Environ. 2015 Dec 1: 535:160-71. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.02.042. Epub 2015 Feb 26.


Baumann J., Köser J., Arndt D., Filser J. 2014b. The coating makes the difference: Acute effects of iron oxide nanoparticles on Daphnia magna. Science of the Total Environment 484: 176-184

Baumann J., Sakka Y., Bertrand C., Köser J., Filser J. 2014a. Adaptation of the Daphnia sp. acute toxicity test: miniaturization and prolongation for the testing of nanomaterials. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21: 2201-2213 , DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-2094-y

Buse T., Filser J. 2014. Mucilaginous seeds and algal diets attract soil Collembola in preference tests. European Journal of Soil Biology 65: 1-6

Buse T., Ruess L., Filser J. 2014: Collembolan gut passage shapes microbial communities in faecal pellets but not viability of dietary algal cells. Chemoecology 24: 79-84

Engelke M., Köser J., Hackmann, S., Zhang H., Mädler L., Filser J. 2014. A miniaturized solid contact test with Arthrobacter globiformis for the assessment of the environmental impact of silver nanoparticles. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 33: 1142-1147

Filser J., Wiegmann S., Schröder B. 2014: Collembola in Ecotoxicology - any News or just Boring Routine? Applied Soil Ecology 83: 193-199. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2013.07.007

Ngakou A., Koehler H., Ngueliaha H.C. 2014. The role of cow dung and kitchen manure composts and their non-aerated compost teas in reducing the incidence of foliar diseases of Lycopersicon esculentum (Mill). International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology 4(1): 88-97


Bauer-Panskus A., Breckling B., Hamberger S., Then C. 2013: Cultivation-independent establishment of genetically engineered plants in natural populations: current evidence and implications for EU regulation. Environmental Sciences Europe 2013, 25 :34 www.enveurope.com/content/25/1/34

Buse T., Ruess L., Filser J. 2013: New trophic biomarkers for Collembola reared on algal diets. Pedobiologia 56: 153-159.

Filser J, Arndt D, Baumann J, Geppert M, Hackmann S, Luther EM, Pade C, Prenzel K, Wigger H, Arning J, Hohnholt MC, Köser J, Kück A, Lesnikow E, Neumann J, Schütrumpf S, Warrelmann J, Bäumer M, Dringen R, von Gleich A, Swiderek P, Thöming J. 2013: Intrinsically green iron oxide nanoparticles? From synthesis via (eco-)toxicology to scenario modelling. Nanoscale 5:1034-1046.


Graef F. et al 2012: A framework for a European network for a systematic environmental impact assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMO). BioRisk 7: 73–97, doi: 10.3897/biorisk.7.1969

Ngakou A., Koundou N., Koehler H. 2012: The relative effects of compost and non-aerated compost tea in reducing disease symptoms and improving tuberization of Solanum tuberosum in the field. Int. J. Agric. Res. and Review 2: 504-512

Nicolai A., Filser J., Lenz R., Bertrand C., Charrier M. 2012: Quantitative assessment of haemolymph metabolites in two physiological states and two populations of the land snail Helix pomatia. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85: 274-284

Nicolai A., Filser J., Lenz R., Briand V., Charrier M., 2012: The composition of body storage compounds influences egg quality and the reproductive investment in the land snail Cornu aspersum. Can. J. Zool. 90: 1161-1170


Breckling, B. , Laue, H,., Pehlke, H., 2011: Remote sensing as a data source for up-scaling the effects of genetically modified plants in agriculture - oilseed rape ( Brassica napus ) in Northern Germany. Ecological Indicators 11(4): 942-950, DOI

Breckling, B. , Reuter, H., 2011: Preface: Up-scaling ecological effects of genetically modified plants in agriculture. Ecological Indicators 11(4): 935, DOI

Breckling, B. ; Reuter, H.; Middelhoff, U.; Glemnitz, M.; Wurbs, A.; Schmidt, G.; Schröder, W.; Windhorst, W. 2011: Risk indication of genetically modified organisms (GMO). Modelling environmental exposure and dispersal across different scales. Oilseed rape in Northern Germany as an integrated case study. Ecological Indicators 11(4): 936-941, DOI

Middelhoff, U.; Reuter, H.; Breckling, B. 2011 Integrating transgene persistence and dispersal for oilseed rape - the model GeneTraMP as an approach for risk evaluation and indication. Ecological Indicators 11(4) , 974-988, DOI

Nicolai A., Filser J., Lenz R., Bertrand C., Charrier M., 2011: Adjustment of metabolite composition in the haemolymph to seasonal variations in the land snail Helix pomatia. Journal of Comparative Physiology – B 181: 457-466

Nietschke L., Burfeindt I., Seupt A. Filser J. 2011: Collembola and seed germination: relevance of substrate quality and
evidence for seed attack. Soil Organisms 83(3): 451-462.

Reuter, H.; Schmidt, G.; Schröder, W.; Middelhoff, U.; Pehlke, H.; Breckling, B. 2011: Regional distribution of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) - Up-scaling the dispersal and persistence potential of herbicide resistant oilseed rape ( Brassisca napus ). Ecological Indicators 11(4): 989-999, DOI


Breckling B., Reuter H. 2010: Analysis of neighbourhood relations for the monitoring of genetically modified organisms: Steps from local scale to the regional scale. Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 2, Suppl. 1, 59-61.

Isermann M., Koehler H., Mühl M. 2010: Interactive effects of rabbit grazing and environmental factors on plant species-richness on dunes of Norderney. Journal of Coastal Conservation, Planning and Management. Journal of Coastal Conservation, Planning and Management 14, 103-114. DOI: 10.1007/s11852-009-0056-9.

Nicolai A., Filser J., Briand V., Charrier M. 2010: Seasonally contrasting life-history strategies in the lans snail Cornu aspersum ; physiological and ecological implications. Can. J. Zool. 88: 995-1002

Pfeffer S.P., Filser J. 2010: Attraction to prey and prey-associated odours by the predatory mite Hypoaspis aculeifer in a soil experimental system. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42, 1355-1357.

Pfeffer S.P., Khalili H., Filser J. 2010: Food choice and reproductive success of Folsomia candida feeding on copper-contaminated mycelium of the soil fungus Alternaria alternata. Pedobiologia 54: 19-23

Reuter H., Middelhoff U., Graef F., Verhoeven R., Batz T., Weis M., Schmidt G., Schröder W., Breckling B. 2010: Information system for monitoring environmental impacts of genetically modified organisms. Environ Sci Pollut Res 17, 1479-1490, DOI 10.1007/s11356-010-0334-y

Squire G.R., Breckling B., Dietz Pfeilstetter A., Jorgensen R.B., Lecomte J., Pivard, S., Reuter H., Young M.W. 2010: Status of feral oilseed rape in Europe: its minor role as a GM impurity and its potential as a reservoir of transgene persistence. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI 10.1007/s11356-010-0376-1


Matzke M., Müller A., Thiele K., Filser J. 2009: Sorption and desorption of imidazolium based ionic liquids in different soil types. Chemosphere 74, 568-574.

Matzke M., Stolte S., Arning J., Uebers U., Filser J. 2009: Ionic liquids in soils: Effects of different anion species of imidazolium based ionic liquids on wheat (Triticum aestivum) as affected by different clay minerals and clay concentrations). Ecotoxicology; DOI 10.1007/s10646-008-0272-3

Mitschunas N., Filser J., Wagner M. 2009: On the use of fungicides in ecological seed burial experiments. Seed Science Research 19, 51-60

Schaeffer A., Hollert H., Ratte H.T., Ross-Nickoll M., Filser J., Matthies M., Oehlmann J., Scheringer M., Schulz R., Seitz A. 2009: An indispensable asset at risk: merits and needs of chemicals-related environmental sciences. Environ. Sci. Poll. Res.16, 410-413.

Weinhold M., Sauvageau J.C.M., Keddig N., Matzke m., Tartsch B., Grunwald I., Kübel C., Jastorff B., Thöming J. 2009: Strategy to improve the characterization of chitosan for sustainable biomedical applications: SAR guided multi-dimensional analysis. Green Chemistry 11, 498-509


Arning J., Dringen R., Schmidt M., Thiessen A., Stolte S., Matzke M., Bottin-Weber U., Caesar-Geertz B., Jastorff B., Ranke J. (2008): Structure-activity relationship for the impact of selected isothiazol-3-one biocides on gluthatione metabolism and gluthatione reductase of the human cell line Hep G2. Toxicology 246, 203-212.

Filser J. 2008: Ecotoxicology and ecosystems: relevance, restrictions, research needs (Special Feature). Basic and Applied Ecology 9(4), 333-336; doi:10.1016/j.baae.2007.08.009

Filser J., Koehler H., Ruf A., Römbke J., Prinzing A., Schaefer M. 2008: Ecological theory meets soil ecotoxicology: challenge and chance. Basic and Applied Ecology 9, 346-355; doi:10.1016/j.baae.2007.08.010

Irmler U., Nellen W., Pfeiffer H.-W., Hölker F. & Reuter H. 2008: Biocoenotical interactions between different ecotopes. In: Fränzle, O.; Kappen, L.; Blume, H. P. & Dierssen, K., Ecosystem Organisation of a Diverse Landscape: Long-Term Research in the Bornhöved Lakes District, Germany. Ecological Studies 202, Springer, New York, Berlin.

Kienle C., Köhler H.-R., Filser J., Gerhardt A. 2008: Effects of nickel chloride and oxygen depletion on behaviour and vitality of zebrafish Danio rerio (Hamilton, 1822) (Pisces, Cypriniformes) embryos and larvae. Environmental Pollution 152, 612-620

Matzke M., Stolte S., Arning J., Uebers U., Filser J. 2008: Imidazolium based on ionic liquids in soils: effects of the side chain length on wheat (Triticum aestivum) and cress (Lepidium sativum) as affectetd by different clays and organic matter. Green Chemistry. doi:10.1039/ b717811e

Matzke M., Stolte S., Böschen A., Filser J. 2008: Mixture effects and predictability of combination effects of imidazolium based ionic liquids as well as imidazolium based ionic liquids and cadmium on terrestrial plants (Triticum aestivum) and limnic green algae (Scenedesmus vacuolatus). Green Chemistry 10, 784-792

Mitschunas N., Wagner M., Filser J. 2008: Increased seedling emergence under field conditions in the presence of fungivorous soil mesofauna. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 135, 272-280

Navarro E., Baun A., Behra R., Hartmann N.B., Filser J., Miao A.-I., Quigg A., Santschi P.H., Sigg R. 2008: Environmental behaviour and ecotoxicity of engineered nanoparticles to algae, plants and fungi. Ecotoxicology 17, 372-386

Pesch R., Pehlke H., Jerosch K., Schröder W., Schlüter M. 2008: Using Decision Trees to Predict Benthic Communities within and near the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (accepted)

Reuter H., Menzel G., Pehlke H., Breckling B. 2008: Hazard mitigation or mitigation hazard? Would genetically modified dwarfed oilseed rape (Brassica napus) increase feral survival? Environ Sci Pollut Res 15, 529–535. DOI 10.1007/s11356-008-0049-5

Scott-Fordsmand J., Krogh P.H., Schaefer M., Johansen A. 2008: The toxicity testing of double-walled nanotubes-contaminated food to Eisenia veneta earthworms. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 71, 616-619

Seeger J., Filser J. 2008: Bottom-up down from the top: honeydew as a carbon source for soil organisms. European Journal of Soil Biology 44, 483-490

Stolte S., Abdulkarim S., Arning J., Blomeyer-Nienstedt A.-K., Bottin-Weber U., Matzke M., Ranke J., Jastorff B., Thöming J. 2008. Primary biodegradation of ionic liquid cations, identification of degradation products of 1-methyl-3-octylimidazolium chloride and electrochemical wastewater treatment of poorly biodegradable compounds. Green Chemistry 10, 214-224. doi:10.1039/ b713095c

Wagner M., Mitschunas N. 2008: Fungal effects on seed bank persistence and potential applications in weed biocontrol: A review. Basic and Applied Ecology 9(3), 191-203


Bedano J.C., Ruf A. 2007: Soil predatory mite communities (Acari: Gamasina) in agroecosystems of Central Argentina. Applied Soil Ecology 36, 22-31

Breckling B., Reuter H. 2007: Analysis of neighbourhood relations for the monitoring of
genetically modified organisms: Steps from local scale to the regional scale. J. Verbr. Lebensm. 2 (Supplement 1), 59 – 61; doi: 10.1007/s00003-007-0293-5

Heckmann L.H., Ruf A., Nienstedt K., Krogh P.H. 2007: Reproductive performance of the generalist predator Hypoaspis aculeifer (Acari: Gamasida) when foraging on different invertebrate prey. Applied Soil Ecology 36 (2-3), 130-135; doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2007.01.002

Hildebrandt J., Middelhoff U., Breckling B. 2007: Wie die Ökologische Flächenstichprobe zum Monitoring gentechnisch veränderter Organismen beitragen kann. Natur und Landschaft 82 (3), 94-99

Kienle C., Köhler H.-R., Filser J., Gerhardt A. 2007: Effects of nickel chloride and oxygen depletion on behaviour and vitality of zebrafish Danio rerio (Hamilton, 1822) (Pisces, Cypriniformes) embryos and larvae. Environmental Pollution 152, 612-620

Matzke M., Stolte S., Thiele K., Juffernholz T., Arning J., Ranke J., Welz-Biermann U., Jastorff B. 2007: The influence of anion species on the toxicity of 1-alkyl-3methalimidazolium ionic liquids observed in an (eco)toxicological test battery. Green Chemistry 9, 1198-1207. doi:10.1039/ b705795d

Reuter H., Jopp F., Hölker F., Eschenbach C., Middelhoff U., Breckling B. 2007: The ecological effect of phenotypic plasticity. Analysing complex interaction networks with agent based models. Ecological Informatics (available online doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.03.010)

Schaefer M., Filser J. 2007: The influence of earthworms and organic additives on the biodegradation of oil contaminated soil. Applied Soil Ecology 36, 53-62

Stolte S., Matzke M., Arning J., Böschen A., Pitner W.R., Welz-Biermann U., Jastorff B., Ranke J. 2007: Effects of different head groups and functionalised side chains on the aquatic toxicity of ionic liquids. Green Chemistry 9, 1170-1179. doi:10.1039/ b711119c


Breckling B., Middelhoff U., Reuter H. 2006: Individual-based models as tools for ecological theory and application: Understanding the emergence of organisational properties in ecological systems. Ecological Modelling 194, 102-113

Breckling B. & Reuter H. 2006: General surveillance of genetically modified organisms - the importance of expected and unexpected environmental effects. Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 1, Supplement 1: 72-74

Kesel R., Koehler H., Heyser W. 2006: ReviTec®, a modular approach of ecological restoration to combat degradation and desertification. SER-newsletter, Aug. 2006, 1-2

Mazaris A.D., Breckling B., Matsinos Y.G. 2006: An individual based model of a sea turtle population to analyze effects of age dependent mortality. Ecological Modelling 198, 174-182

Mitschunas N., Wagner M., Filser J. 2006: Evidence for a positive influence of fungivorous soil invertebrates on the seed bank persistence of grassland species. Journal of Ecology 94, 791-800

Reuter H., Verhoeven R., Middelhoff U., Breckling B. 2006: Information system for the monitoring of genetically modified organisms (GMO) - ISMO -. Journal für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 1, Supplement 1: 89-91

Ruf A., Kuzyakov Y., Lopatovskaya O. 2006: Carbon fluxes in soil food webs of increasing complexity revealed by 14C labelling and 13C natural abundance. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38, 2390-2400

Stolte S., Arning J., Bottin-Weber U., Matzke M., Stock F., Thiele K., Uerdingen M., Welz-Biermann U., Jastorff B., Ranke J. 2006: Anion effects on the cytotoxicity of ionic liquids. Green Chemistry 8, 621-629. doi:10.1039/ b602161a


Breckling B. (Ed.) 2005: Emergent Properties in Individual-based Models. Case Studies from the Bornhöved Project (Northern Germany ).Ecological Modelling Vol. 186, Issue 4 (Special issue10 September 2005), 375-510

Breckling B., Müller F.,Reuter H., Hölker F. & Fränzle O. 2005: Emergent properties in individual-based ecological models – introducing case studies in ecosystem research context. Ecological Modelling 186, 376-388

Burkhardt U., Filser J. 2005: Molecular evidence for a fourth species within the Isotoma viridis group (Insecta, Collembola). Zoologica Scripta 34 (2), 177-185

Hölker F. & Breckling B. 2005: A spatiotemporal individual-based fish model to investigate emergent properties at the organismal and the population level. Ecological Modelling 186, 406-426

Hoffmeister T.S, Vet L.E.M., Biere A., Holsinger K. Filser J. (2005): Trophic interactions in a changing world: consequences for evolutionary processes. Ecosystems 8, 657-667

Jastorff B., Mölter K., Behrend P., Bottin-Weber U., Filser J., Heimers A., Ondruschka B., Ranke J., Schaefer M., Schröder H., Stark A., Stepnowski P., Stock F., Stolte S., Welz-Biermann U., Ziegert S., Thöming J. 2005: Progress in evaluation of risk potential of ionic liquids - basis for an eco-design of sustainable products. Green Chemistry 7, 362-372

Jopp F., Reuter H. 2005: Dispersal of carabid beetles - emergence of distribution patterns. Ecological Modelling 186, 389-405

Ke X., Winter K., Filser J. 2005: Effects of soil mesofauna and farming management on decomposition of clover litter: a microcosm experiment. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 37, 731-738

Middelhoff U. & Breckling B. 2005: From single fine roots to a black alder forest ecosystem: how system behaviour emerges from single component activities. Ecological Modelling 186, 447-469

Reuter H. 2005: Community processes as emergent properties: Modelling multilevel interaction in small mammals communities. Ecological Modelling 186, 427-446

Reuter H., Hölker F., Middelhoff U., Jopp F., Eschenbach C. & Breckling B. 2005: The concepts of emergent and collective properties in individual based models - Summary and outlook of the Bornhoved case studies. Ecological Modelling 186, 489-501

Ruf A., Beck L. 2005: The use of predatory soil mites in ecological soil classification and assessment concepts, with perspectives on oribatid mites. Ecotoxicology and Enviromental Safety 62, 290-299

Schaefer M., Petersen S.O., Filser J. 2005: Effects of Lumbricus terrestris, Allolobophora chlorotica  and Eisenia fetida  on microbial community dynamics in oil-contaminated soil. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 37 (11), 2065-2076


Breckling B., Reuter H. 2004: Analysing biodiversity: the necessity of interdisciplinary trends in the development of ecological theory. Poiesis & Praxis - International Journal of Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment 3, 83-105 (available at Springer)

Burkhardt U., Filser J. 2004: Fast and efficient discrimination of the Isotoma viridis group (Insecta: Collembola) by PCR-RFLP. Pedobiologia 48 (5-6), 435-443 (available at Elsevier/Science Direct )

Hollert H., Gies A., Oehlmann J., Schürmann G., Schaefer M., Braunbeck T. 2004: Podiumsdiskussion "New Blood in Ecotoxicology" Wie kann die Berliner Erklärung zur Ökotoxikologie umgesetzt werden? SETAC Europe-GLB Corner, UWSF-Z Umweltchem Ökotox 16(3), 149-150

Ranke J., Mölter K., Stock F., Bottin-Weber U., Poczobutt J., Hoffmann J., Ondruschka B., Filser J., Jastorff B. 2004: Biological effects of imidazolium ionic liquids with varying chain lenghts in acute Vibrio fischeri and WST-1 cell viability assays. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 28, 396-404

Schaefer M. 2004: Assessing 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) contaminated soil using three different earthworm test methods, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 57(1), 74-80

Schaefer M., Juffernholz T. 2004: Nachwuchsförderung in der Ökotoxikologie - New Blood in Ecotoxicology - Ergebnisse einer Fragebogenerhebung zur "Ausbildung in der Ökotoxikologie". SETAC Europe-GLB Corner, UWSF-Z Umweltchem Ökotox 16(1), 69-70


Frische T., Höper H. 2003: Soil microbial parameters and luminescent bacteria assays as indicators for in situ bioremediation of TNT-contaminated soils. Chemosphere 50, 415-427.

Frische T, 2003: Ecotoxicological evaluation of in situ bioremediation of soils contaminated by the explosive 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT), Environmental Pollution 121, 103-113

Jastorff B., Störmann R., Ranke J., Mölter K., Stock F., Oberheitmann B., Hoffmann W., Nüchter M., Ondruschka B., Filser J. 2003: How hazardous are ionic liquids? Structure-activity relationships and biological testing as important elements for sustainability evaluation. Green Chemistry 5, 136-142

Schaefer M. 2003: Behavioural Endpoints in Earthworm Ecotoxicology: Evaluation of Different Test Systems in Soil Toxicity Assessment. Journal of Soils and Sediments 3 (2), 79-84


Breckling B. 2002: Individual-based modelling: Potentials and limitations. Mini-Review. The Scientific World JOURNAL 2:1044-1062. WWW.thescientificworld.com (reviewed Internet Publication)

Filser J., Mebes K.-H., Winter K., Lang A., Kampichler C. 2002: Long-term dynamics and interrelationships of soil Collembola and microorganisms in an arable landscape following land use change. - Geoderma 105, 201-221

Filser J. 2002: The role of Collembla in carbon and nitrogen cycling in soil. - Pedobiologia 46, 234-245

Filser J., Krogh P.H. 2002: Interactions between Enchytraeus crypticus, collembolans, gamasid mites and barley plants - a greenhouse experiment. - In: Christensen, B., Standen, V. (eds.): Newsletters on Enchytraeidae No. 7, Natura Jutlandica Occasional papers No. 2, 32-42

Frische T. 2002. Screening for soil toxicity and mutagenicity using luminescent bacteria - a case study of the explosive 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT). EES - Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 51, 133-144.

Hölker F., Breckling B. 2002: Influence of activity in a heterogeneous environment on the dynamics of fish growth: an individual-based model of roach; Journal of Fish Biology 60, 1170-1189.

Koehler, H., 2002: Gamasina im Monitoring einer Phytoremediationsmaßnahme  eines TNT-belasteten Bodens. Abh. Ber. Naturkundemuseum Görlitz 74, 21-30.

Koehler, H., Warrelmann, J., Frische, T., Behrend, P., Walter, U., 2002: In-situ phytoremediation of TNT-contaminated soil.  ISEB 2001 Meeting PHYTOREMEDIATION 15  17 May 2001 at the UFZ, Leipzig; Acta Biotechnologica 22, 67-80.

Koehler H., Warrelmann J., Frische T., Walter U. 2002: In situ-phytoremediation of TNT-contaminated soil. Acta Biotechnologica 22, 67-80.

Kusyakov Y., Biryukova O.V., Kuznetzova T.V., Mölter K., Kandeler E., Stahr K. 2002: Carbon partitioning in plant and soil, carbon dioxide fluxes and enzyme activities as affected by cutting ryegrass. Biology and Fertility of Soils 35, 348-358

Ruf A., Beck L., Dreher P., Hund-Rinke K., Römbke J.(im Druck): A biological classification concept for the assessment of soil quality:"Biological Soil Classification Scheme" (BBSK). Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

Verhoeven R. 2002: The structure of the microtrophic system in a development series of dune soils. Pedobiologia 46, 75-89

Verhoeven R. 2002: Ciliates in coastal dune soils of different stages of development, European Journal of Soil Biology 38, 187-191


Albrecht H., Kühn N., Filser J. 2001: Investigations in an agricultural catchment of Southern Germany: Site effects on plant and animal distribution within an Agricul-tural Landscape. - Ecological Studies (Springer, Berlin) 147, 209-227

André H. M., Ducarme X., Anderson J., Crossley D. Jr, Koehler H., Paoletti M., Walter D. and Lebrun Ph. 2001: Skilled eyes are needed to go on studying the richness for the soil. Nature 409, 761.

Auerswald K., Filser J. 2001: Investigations in an agricultural catchment of Southern Germany: Ecological and economic evaluations of agricultural land use - experiences from the Scheyern experimental farm. - Ecological Studies (Springer, Berlin) 147, 265-269

Breckling B. 2001: Funktionsbegriff und Unsicherheit in einfachen Modellen ökologischer Prozesse. In: Jax, K. (Hrg.): Funktionsbegriff und Unsicherheit in der Ökologie. Theorie in der Ökologie Bd. 2 Frankfurt M. (Peter Lang Verlag) S. 99 - 113

Hölker F., Breckling B. 2001: An individual-based aproach to depict the influence of the feeding strategy on the population structure of roach (Rutilus rutilus L.) Limnologica 31, 69 - 78

Jopp F., Breckling B. 2001: Rolle und Bedeutung von Modellen für den ökologischen Erkenntnisprozeß. Eine Einführung in die Thematik. In: Jopp, F.; Weigmann, G. (Hrg.) Rolle und Bedeutung für den ökologischen Erkenntnisprozeß. Theorie in der Ökologie Bd. 4 Frankfurt M. (Peter Lang Verlag) S. 1 - 15

Koehler H., Frische T., Dobner I., Behrend P., Schaefer M., Taubner T., Jastorff B., Warrelmann J., Walter U. 2001: Erprobung und Erfolgskontrolle eines Phytoremediationsverfahrens zur Sanierung Sprengstoff-kontaminierter Böden: II. Ergebnisse eines Freilanderxperiments. UWSF - Z. Umweltchem. Ökotox. 13, 291-300

Koehler H., Warrelmann J., Behrend P., Dobner I., Frische T., Heyser W., Jastorff B., Walter, U. 2001: Erprobung und Erfolgskontrolle eines Phytoremediationsverfahrens zur Sanierung Sprengstoff-kontaminierter Böden: III. Beurteilung des Verfahrens. UWSF - Z. Umweltchem. Ökotox. 13, 359-368

Pfadenhauer J., Filser J. 2001: Investigations in an agricultural catchment of Southern Ger-many: Adapting land use strategies to site conditions in the context of sustainable agricultural management. - Ecological Studies (Springer, Berlin) 147, 175-182

Ruf A. 2001: Stoffumsatzleistungen in Böden von zwei historisch alten und zwei rezenten Laubwäldern im Niedersächsischen Flachland. Andrias 15, 173-184

Schaefer M. 2001: Earthworms in Crude Oil Contaminated Soils: Toxicity Tests and Effects on Crude Oil Degradation; Soil Sediment & Water, 08/2001, pp. 35-37.

Siddique I., Seneviratne G., Breckling B., Alexander I. 2001: Restoration of soil chemical fertility by forest garden establishment. Pragna - IFS Science Bulletin 14 (3,4): 11 - 15 (ISSN 1391-6033).

Verhoeven R. 2001: Response of soil microfauna to organic fertilization in young coastal dune soils, Biology and Fertility of Soils 34, 390-396


Breckling B., Müller,F. (Hrsg.) 2000: Der Ökologische Risikobegriff (Theorie in der Ökologie, Band 1). Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt

Breckling B., Reuter H.; Middelhoff U. 2000: Self-organisation simplified: Simulating spatial structures which emerge from non-directed ecological interactions. In: Sklenar, J. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 26th ASU conference: Object oriented modelling and simulation. Malta, 26. - 28. Sept. 2000

Filser J., Wittmann R., Lang A. 2000: Response types in Collembola towards copper in the microenvironment. - Environmental Pollution 107, 71-78

Filser J. 2000: Redundanz von Arten, funktionellen Gruppen und ganzen Nahrungsnetzen in Abhängigkeit von äußeren Bedingungen: Definitions- und Verständnisproblematik am Beispiel von Bodenorganismen. In: Jax, K., Breckling, B. (eds): Funktionsbegriff und Unsicherheit in der Ökologie. Tagungsband zum Arbeitskreistreffen „Theorie in der Ökologie“, 31-44

Garstecki T., Verhoeven R., Wickham S.A., Arndt H. 2000: Benthic-pelagic coupling: a comparison of the community structure of benthic and planctonic heterotrophic protists in shallow inlets of the southern Baltic. Freshwater Biology 45, 147-167

Koehler H. 2000: Natural regeneration and succession: results from a 13 yrs study with reference to mesofauna and vegetation, and implications for management. Landscape and Urban Planning 52, 123-130