Nico Eisenhauer
Leipzig University
Publications 292
#1Rui Yin (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ)H-Index: 2
#2Julia SiebertH-Index: 5
Last.Martin SchädlerH-Index: 24
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Global change drivers, such as climate and land use, may profoundly influence body size, density, and biomass of organisms. It is still poorly understood how these concurrent drivers interact in affecting ecological communities. We present results of an experimental field study assessing the interactive effects of climate change and land-use intensification on body size, density, and biomass of soil microarthropods. We found that both climate change and intensive land use decreased their total b...
#1Tao Liu (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 5
#2Peng Mao (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 1
Last.Zhanfeng Liu (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 15
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Abstract As an important agent of environmental change, atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition could have profound effects on terrestrial ecosystems. However, previous studies simulating N deposition in forest ecosystems were mostly based on understory manipulations, often neglecting canopy processes (e.g., N retention). Here, we employed a novel field experiment simulating N deposition through the canopy addition of N (CAN), and explored how soil nematode communities change in response to elevated...
#1Peter Dietrich (FSU: University of Jena)H-Index: 33
#2Anna Roeder (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ)H-Index: 1
Last.Christiane Roscher (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ)H-Index: 44
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#1Olga Ferlian (Leipzig University)H-Index: 9
#2Madhav P. ThakurH-Index: 13
Last.Nico Eisenhauer (Leipzig University)H-Index: 45
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#1Julia Siebert (Leipzig University)H-Index: 5
#2Marcel CiobanuH-Index: 4
Last.Nico Eisenhauer (Leipzig University)H-Index: 45
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Land-use intensification represents one major threat to the diversity and functioning of terrestrial ecosystems. In the face of concurrent climate change, concerns are growing about the ability of intensively managed agroecosystems to ensure stable food provisioning, as they may be particularly vulnerable to climate extreme-induced harvest losses and pest outbreaks. Extensively managed systems, in contrast, were shown to mitigate climate change based on plant diversity-mediated effects, such as ...
#1Yanhao Feng (Lanzhou University)H-Index: 5
#2Santiago Soliveres (University of Bern)H-Index: 29
Last.Markus Fischer (University of Bern)H-Index: 65
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The inference of pairwise competitive outcomes (PCO) and multispecies competitive ranks and intransitivity from empirical data is essential to evaluate how competition shapes plant communities. Three categories of methods, differing in theoretical background and data requirements, have been used: (a) theoretically sound coexistence theory‐based methods, (b) index‐based methods, and (c) ‘process‐from‐pattern’ methods. However, how they are related is largely unknown. In this study, we explored th...
#1Kathryn E. Barry (Leipzig University)H-Index: 5
#2Jasper van Ruijven (WUR: Wageningen University and Research Centre)H-Index: 32
Last.Alexandra Weigelt (Leipzig University)H-Index: 41
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Locally, plant species richness supports many ecosystem functions. Yet, the mechanisms driving these often‐positive biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships are not well understood. Spatial resource partitioning across vertical resource gradients is one of the main hypothesized causes for enhanced ecosystem functioning in more biodiverse grasslands. Spatial resource partitioning occurs if species differ in where they acquire resources and can happen both above‐ and belowground. However, ...
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#1Andreas Klein (GAU: University of Göttingen)
#2Nico Eisenhauer (Leipzig University)H-Index: 45
Last.Ina Schaefer (GAU: University of Göttingen)H-Index: 7
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#1Julia Siebert (Leipzig University)H-Index: 5
#2Marie Sünnemann (MLU: Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg)H-Index: 1
Last.Nico Eisenhauer (Leipzig University)H-Index: 45
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Anthropogenic global change alters the activity and functional composition of soil communities that are responsible for crucial ecosystem functions and services. Two of the most pervasive global change drivers are drought and nutrient enrichment. However, the responses of soil organisms to interacting global change drivers remain widely unknown. We tested the interactive effects of extreme drought and fertilization on soil biota ranging from microbes to invertebrates across seasons. We expected ...
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#1Darren P. Giling (FSU: University of Jena)H-Index: 11
#2Anne Ebeling (FSU: University of Jena)H-Index: 20
Last.Jes Hines (Leipzig University)H-Index: 11
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Changes in the diversity of plant communities may undermine the economically and environmentally important consumer species they support. The structure of trophic interactions determines the sensitivity of food webs to perturbations, but rigorous assessments of plant diversity effects on network topology are lacking. Here, we use highly resolved networks from a grassland biodiversity experiment to test how plant diversity affects the prevalence of different food web motifs, the smaller recurrent...
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