• Curriculum vitae

    since 10/2018

    Full Professor for Landscape Ecology
    Division of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

    01/2014 - 12/2017 Assistant Professor (Akademischer Oberrat auf Zeit)
    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    11/2013 Habilitation and venia legendi for Landscape Ecology and Physical Geography
    Faculty of Geosciences, University of Münster
    Thesis Assessment of trophic gradients in ecosystems – method development and applications
    2007 - 2013 Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit)
    Working Group Ecosystem Research, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    2007 PhD
    Faculty of Geosciences, University of Münster
    Thesis Patterns and gradients in South Patagonian ombrotrophic peatland vegetation
    2003 - 2007 Graduate assistant
    Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    2001 - 2003 Student assistant
    Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    2003 Diploma in Landscape Ecology
    Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster
    Thesis Site variability in a South Patagonian rain-forest ecosystem
    1997 - 2003 Studies of Landscape Ecology
    University of Münster
    1994 - 1997 Apprenticeship as carpenter in Bielefeld, Germany

  • Teaching

    Lectures, seminars and practical courses

    • Lecture Vegetation Ecology
    • Lecture Soil Science (Soil chemical part)
    • field course vegetation science
    • field course landscape ecology
    • field course soil science
    • field course synecology
    • ecological laboratory course
    • field course physical geography / landscape ecology
    • practical course restoration ecology
    • practical course multivariate analysis of ecological data
    • seminar "Ecozones of the world"
    • seminar "Physiogeographical and ecological aspects of Chile"

    Students research projects, thesis

    Field Trips

    • bicycle excursion dry grassland, heathland and bog fragments in the Münsterland
    • Teutoburer Wald
    • Baumberge
    • South-Patagonia
    • Eifel
    • NP Hainich
    • Siegerland
  • Research

    Projects

    Topics

    Biodiversity - Ecosystem functioning research

    • biodiversity - ecosystem functioning relationships
    • impact of land-use intensity
    • stability of ecosystems
    • ecological stoichiometry

    Ecology of South Patagonian bogs

    • peat chemical gradients
    • nutrient and carbon dynamics
    • nutrient contents in mire plants
    • nutrient recycling strategies
    • diversity patterns

    Ecological application of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)

    • functional composition of grassland canopies 
    • nutrient contents
    • fractions of fibre
    • isotopic composition of plant tissues

    Nature conservation, restoration, monitoring

    • long-term analysis of management effects on the vegetation of wet meadows
    • nutrient removal through different management practices
    • biogeochemistry of degraded/restored bogs, evaluation of restoration activities
    • Evaluation of large scale bog restoration in north-western Germany 
    • carbon stocks in bogs
    • monitoring of the effects of cattle pasture on floristic composition and vegetation structure

    Land use and Climate Change in western Siberia

    • Carbon stocks of mires, grasslands and forests
    • Biodiversity in mires, grasslands and forests

  • Services, Memberships

    Services

     Department of Geosciences, University of Münster

    • Faculty Council: substitutional member 10/2008 - 09/2010 and 10/2014 - 12/2017
    • Institute Council: full member 04/2009 - 10/2014
    • Comission for teaching and student affairs: full member 10/2008 - 09/2014
    • Comission for student fees since 06/2009 - 09/2011, since the abolition of tuition fees: preparatory committee for the distribution of the Quality Improvement Funds
    • Comission for habilitation procedures  10/2014 - 12/2017
    • Head of the commision for research and young scientists  10/2014 - 12/2017

    Memberships in scientific organisations

    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Moor- und Torfkunde e.V. (DGMT)
    • Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (DBG)
    • Gesellschaft für Ökologie (GfÖ)
    • International Mire Conservation Group (IMCG)
    • International Peat Society (IPS)
    • Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER), European Chapter
    • Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)

  • Publications

    Google Scholar

    International publications (peer-reviewed)

    Submitted

    • Wertebach T-M, Hölzel N,Kämpf I, Kiehl K, Knorr K-H, Kleinebecker T (submitted) Soil organic matter quality indicates a high potential for ongoing carbon sequestration in abandoned post-Soviet croplands

    Accepted

    • Busch V, Klaus VH, Schäfer D, Prati D, Boch S, Müller J, Chisté M, Mody K, Blüthgen N, Fischer M, Hölzel N, Kleinebecker T (accepted) Will I stay or will I go? Plant species specific response and tolerance to high land-use intensity in temperate grassland ecosystems. Journal of Vegetation Science

    in press

    • Boeddinghaus R, Marhan S, Berner D, Boch S, Fischer M, Hölzel N, Kattge J, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Oelmann Y, Prati D, Schäfer D, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Sorkau E, Kandeler E, Manning P (in press) Plant functional trait shifts explain concurrent changes in the structure and function of grassland soil microbial communities. Journal of Ecology [doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13182]
    • Schäfer D, Klaus V, Kleinebecker T, Boeddinghaus R, Hinderling J, Kandeler E, Marhan S, Nowak S, Sonnemann I, Wurst S, Fischer M, Hölzel N, Hamer U, Prati D (in press) Recovery of ecosystem functions after experimental disturbance in 73 grasslands differing in land-use intensity, plant species richness and community composition. Journal of Ecology [doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13211]
    • Tischer A, Sehl L, Meyer UN, Kleinebecker T, Klaus VH, Hamer U (in press) Land-use intensity shapes kinetics of extracellular enzymes
      in rhizosphere soil of agricultural grassland plant species. Plant Soil [doi:10.1007/s11104-019-03970-w]

    2019

    • van der Plas F, Allan E, Fischer M, Alt F, Arndt H, Binkenstein J, Blaser S, Blüthgen N, Böhm S, Hölzel N, Klaus VH, Kleinbecker T, Morris EK, Oelmann Y, Prati D, Renner S, Rillig MC, Schaefer HM, Schloter M, Schmitt B, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Solly E, Sorkau E, Steckel J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Stempfhuber B, Tschapka M, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Werner M, Westphal C, Wilcke W, Manning P (2019) Towards the development of general rules describing landscape heterogeneity-multifunctionality relationships. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 168-179 [doi:10.1111/1365-2664.13260]

    2018

    • Busch V, Klaus VH, Penone C, Schäfer D, Boch S, Prati D, Müller J, Socher S, Niinemets Ü, Peñuelas J, Hölzel N, Fischer M, Kleinebecker T (2018) Nutrient stoichiometry and land use rather than species richness determine plant functional diversity. Ecology and Evolution 8 (1): 601–616 [doi:10.1002/ece3.3609] Open Access
    • Djukic I, Kepfer-Rojas S, Schmidt IK, Larsen KS, Beier C, Berg B, Verheyend K, TeaComposition (among others: Busch V, Hölzel N, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T) (2018) Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment 628-629: 1369-1394 [doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012]
    • Heer N, Klimmek F, Zwahlen C, Fischer M, Hölzel N, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Prati D, Boch S (2018) Hemiparasite-density effects on grassland plant diversity, composition and biomass. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 32: 22-29 [doi:10.1016/j.ppees.2018.01.004]
    • Klaus VH, Hoever CJ, Fischer M, Hamer U, Kleinebecker T, Mertens D, Schäfer D, Prati D, Hölzel N (2018) Contribution of the soil seed bank to the restoration of temperate grasslands by mechanical sward disturbance. Restoration Ecology 28 (S2): S114-S122 [doi:10.1111/rec.12626]
    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Busch V, Fischer M, Hölzel N, Nowak S, Prati D, Schäfer D, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Hamer U (2018) Land use intensity, rather than plant species richness, affects the leaching risk of multiple nutrients from permanent grasslands . Global Change Biology 24 (7): 2828-2840 [doi:10.1111/gcb.14123]
    • Klaus VH, Schäfer D, Prati D, Busch V, Hamer U, Hoever CJ, Kleinebecker T, Mertens D, Fischer M, Hölzel N (2018) Effects of mowing, grazing and fertilization on soil seed banks in temperate grasslands in Central Europe. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 256: 211-217 [doi:10.​1016/​j.​agee.​2017.​11.​008]
    • Kleinebecker T, Busch V, Hölzel N, Hamer U, Schäfer D, Prati D, Fischer M, Hemp A, Lauterbach R, Klaus VH (2018) And the winner is … ! A test of simple predictors of plant species richness in agricultural grasslands. Ecological Indicators 87: 296-301 [doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.12.031]
    • Leimer S, Bischoff S, Boch S, Busch V, Escher P, Fischer M, Hänsel F, Hölzel N, Kerber K, VH Klaus, Kleinebecker T, Michalzik B, Nauss T, Schäfer D, Schöning I, Schwarz MT, Siemens J, Thieme L, Wöllauer S, Wilcke W (2018) Does plant diversity affect the water balance of established grassland systems? Ecohydrology 11 (4): e1945 [doi:10.1002/eco.1945]
    • Sorkau E, Boch S, Boeddinghaus RS, Bonkowski M, Fischer M, Kandeler E, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Marhan S, Müller J, Prati D, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Weinert J, Oelmann Y (2018) The role of soil chemical properties, land use and plant diversity for microbial phosphorus in forest and grassland soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 181 (2): 185-197 [doi: 10.1002/jpln.201700082]

    2017

    • Gilhaus K, Boch S, Fischer M, Hölzel, N, Kleinebecker T, Prati D, Rupprecht D, Schmitt B, Klaus VH (2017) Grassland management in Germany: effects on plant diversity and vegetation composition. Tuexenia 37: 379-397 [doi:10.14471/2017.37.0 10]
    • Klaus VH, Schäfer D, Kleinebecker T, Fischer M, Prati D, Hölzel N (2017) Enriching plant diversity in grasslands by large-scale experimental sward disturbance and seed addition along gradients of land-use intensity. Journal of Plant Ecology 10 (4): 581-591 [doi:10.1093/jpe/rtw062]
    • Rudolph M, Velbert F, Schwenzfeier S, Kleinebecker T, Klaus VH (2017) Patterns and potentials of plant species richness in high- and low-maintenance urban grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science 20 (1): 18–27 [doi: 10.1111/avsc.12267]
    • Velbert F, Kleinebecker T, Mudrák O, Schwartze P, Hölzel N (2017) Time lags in functional response to management regimes – evidence from a 26-year field experiment in wet meadows. Journal of Vegetation Science 28 (2): 313–324 [doi: 10.1111/jvs.12497]
    • Wertebach T-M, Hölzel N, Kämpf I, Yurtaev A, Tupitsin S, Kiehl K, Kamp J, Kleinebecker T (2017) Soil carbon sequestration due to post-Soviet cropland abandonment: estimates from a large-scale soil organic carbon field inventory. Global Change Biology 23 (9): 3729-3741 [doi:10.1111/gcb.13650]

    2016

    • Blüthgen N, Simons N, Jung K, Prati D, Renner S, Boch S, Fischer M, Hölzel N, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Tschapka M, Weisser WW, Gossner MM (2016) Land use imperils plant and animal community stability through changes in asynchrony rather than diversity. Nature Communications 7: 10697 [doi:10.1038/ncomms10697]
    • Klaus VH, Boch S, Boeddinghaus RS, Hölzel N, Kandeler E, Marhan S, Oelmann Y, Prati D, Regan KM, Schmitt B, Sorkau E, Kleinebecker T (2016) Temporal and small-scale spatial variation in grassland productivity, biomass quality and nutrient limitation. Plant Ecology 217 (7): 843-856 [doi:10.1007/s11258-016-0607-8]
    • Klaus VH*, Hölzel N, Prati D, Schmitt B, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Solly EF, Hänsel F, Fischer M, Kleinebecker T* (2016) Plant diversity moderates drought stress in grasslands: Implications from a large real-world study on 13C natural abundances. Science of the Total Environment 566–567: 215–222 [doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.008] (* equal authorship)
    • Lehmann, JRK*, Münchberger W*, Knoth C,  Blodau C, Nieberding F, Prinz T, Pancotto VA, Kleinebecker T (2016) High-Resolution Classification of South Patagonian Peat Bog Microforms Reveals Potential Gaps in Up-Scaled CH4 Fluxes by use of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and CIR Imagery. Remote Sensing  8: 173 [doi:  10.3390/rs8030173] * (equal authorship)
    • Mathar W, Kämpf I, Kleinebecker T, Kuzmin I, Tolstikov A, Tupitsin S, Hölzel N (2016) Floristic diversity of meadow steppes in the Western Siberian Plain: effects of abiotic site conditions, management and landscape structure. Biodiversity & Conservation 25 (12): 2361–2379 [doi:10.1007/s10531-015-1023-4] - Special Issue
    • Soliveres S, Manning P, Prati D, Gossner MM, Alt F, Arndt H, Baumgartner V, Binkenstein J, Birkhofer K, Blaser S, Blüthgen N, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Buscot F, Diekötter T, Heinze J, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klaus VH, Klein A-M, Kleinebecker T, Klemmer S, Krauss J, Lange M, Morris EK, Müller J, Oelmann Y, Overmann J, Pašalić E, Renner SC, Rillig MC, Schaefer HM, Schloter M, Schmitt B, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Sikorski J, Socher SA, Solly EF, Sonnemann I, Sorkau E, Steckel J, Steffen-Dewenter I, Stempfhuber B, Tschapka M, Türke M, Venter P, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Werner M, Westphal C, Wilcke W, Wolters V, Wubet T, Wurst S, Fischer M, Allan E (2016) Locally rare species influence grassland ecosystem multifunctionality. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150269 [doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0269 ]
    • Soliveres S, van der Plas F, Manning P, Prati D, Gossner MM, Renner SC, Alt F, Arndt H, Baumgartner V, Binkenstein J, Birkhofer K, Blaser S, Blüthgen N, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Buscot F, Diekötter T, Heinze J, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Klemmer S, Krauss J, Lange M, Morris EK, Müller J, Oelmann Y, Overmann J, Pašalić E, Rillig MC, Schaefer HM, Schloter M, Schmitt B, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Sikorski J, Socher SA, Solly EF, Sonnemann I, Sorkau E, Steckel J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Stempfhuber B, Tschapka M, Türke M, Venter P, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Werner M, Westphal C, Wilcke W, Wolters V, Wubet T, Wurst S, Fischer M, Allan E (2016) Biodiversity at multiple trophic levels is needed for ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature 536: 456–459 [doi:10.1038/nature19092]
    • Wertebach T-M, Knorr K-H, Lordieck M, Tretiakov N, Blodau C, Hölzel N, Kleinebecker T (2016) Relationships between vegetation succession, pore water chemistry and CH₄ and CO₂ production in a transitional mire of Western Siberia (Tyumen Oblast). Wetlands 36 (5): 836-874 [doi:10.1007/s13157-016-0798-8] [free online access via Springer Nature SharedIt]

    2015

    • Allan E, Manning P, Prati D, Grassein F, Alt F, Binkenstein J, Blaser S, Blüthgen N, Hölzel N, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Morris E-K, Oelmann Y, Renner SC, Rillig MC, Schäfer M, Schloter M, Schmitt B, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Solly E, Sorkau E, Steckel J, Steffen-Dewenter I, Stempfhuber B, Trumbore S, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Werner W, Westphal C, Wilcke W, Fischer M (2015) Land use intensification alters ecosystem multifunctionality via loss of biodiversity and changes to functional composition. Ecology Letters 18: 834–843 [doi: 10.1111/ele.12469]
    • Manning P, Gossner M, Bossdorf O, Allan E, Prati D, Blüthgen N, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klaus VH, Klein A, Kleinebecker T, Krauss J, Lange M, Müller J, Pašalić E, Socher S, Tschapka M, Türke M, Weiner C, Werner M, Gockel S, Hemp A, Renner S, Wells K, Buscot F, Kalko E, Linsenmair KE, Weisser WW, Fischer M (2015) Grassland management intensification weakens the associations among the diversities of multiple plant and animal taxa. Ecology 96:1492–1501 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1307.1]
    • Mathar W, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N (2015), Environmental variation as a key process of co-existence in flood-meadows. Journal of Vegetation Science, 26: 480–491. [doi:10.1111/jvs.12254]

    2014

    • Allan E, Bossdorf O, Dormann CF, Prati D, Gossner M, Tscharntke T, Blüthgen N, Bellach M, Birkhofer K, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Chatzinotas A, Christ S, Daniel R, Diekoetter T, Fischer C, Friedl T, Glaser K, Hallman C, Hodac L, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klein A-M, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Krauss J, Lange M, Morris EK, Müller J, Nacke H, Pašalic E, Rillig M, Rothenwöhrer C, Schall P, Scherber C, Schulze W, Socher S, Steckel J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Türke M, Weiner CN, Werner M, Westphal C, Wolters V, Wubet T, Gocke S, Gorke M, Hemp A, Renner SC, Schöning I, Pfeiffer S, König-Ries B, Buscot F, Linsenmair K-E, Schulze E-D, Weisser WW, Fischer M (2014) Inter-annual variation in land-use intensity enhances grassland multidiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111 (1):  308–313[doi:10.1073/pnas.1312213111]
    • Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N, Prati D, Schmitt B, Fischer M, Klaus VH (2014) Evidence from the real world: 15N natural abundances reveal enhanced nitrogen use at high plant diversity in Central European grasslands. Journal of Ecology 102 2: 456-465 [doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12202]
    • Wertebach T-M, Hölzel N, Kleinebecker T (2014) Birch encroachment affects the base cation chemistry in a restored bog. Ecohydrology 7 (4): 1163-1171 [doi:10.1002/eco.1447]

    2013

    • Klaus VH, Hölzel N, Boch S, Müller J, Socher SA, Prati D, Fischer M, Kleinebecker T (2013) Direct and indirect associations between plant species richness and productivity in grasslands: regional differences preclude simple generalization of productivity-biodiversity relationships. Preslia 85: 97–112 [link open access pdf]
    • Klaus VH, Hölzel N, Prati D, Schmitt B, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Fischer M, Kleinebecker T (2013) Organic vs. conventional grassland management: Do 15N and 13C isotopic signatures of hay and soil samples differ? PLoS ONE 8(10): e78134 [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078134]
    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Prati D, Fischer M, Alt F, Boch S, Gockel S, Gossner M, Hemp A, Lange M, Müller J, Oelmann Y, Pašalić E, Renner SC, Socher SA, Türke M, Weisser WW, Hölzel N (2013) Does organic grassland farming benefit plant and arthropod diversity at the expense of yield and soil fertility? Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 177:1-9 [doi:10.1016/j.agee.2013.05.019]
    • Kleinebecker T, Poelen MDM, Smolders AJP, Lamers LPM, Hölzel N (2013) Fast and Inexpensive Detection of Total and Extractable Element Concentrations in Aquatic Sediments Using Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS). PLoS ONE 8(7): e70517 [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070517]
    • Avs 2013 16 Uav CoverKnoth C, Klein B, Prinz T, Kleinebecker T (2013) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles as an innovative remote sensing platform to use close range infrared imagery for restoration monitoring in cut-over bogs. Applied Vegetation Science 16 (3): 509-517 [doi:10.1111/avsc.12024]

    2012

    • Blüthgen N, Dormann C, Prati D, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N, Alt F, Boch S, Gockel S, Hemp A,  Müller J, Nieschulze J, Renner SC, Schöning I, Schumacher U, Socher SA, Wells K, Birkhofer K, Buscot F,  Oelmann Y, Rothenwöhrer C, Scherber C, Tscharntke T,  Weiner C, Fischer M, Kalko EKV, Linsenmair KE, Schulze E-D & Weisser WW (2012) A quantitative index of land-use intensity in grasslands: integrating mowing, grazing and fertilization. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 207-220
      [doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2012.04.001]
    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Boch S, Müller J, Socher AS, Prati D, Fischer M & Hölzel N (2012) NIRS meets Ellenberg's indicator values: Prediction of moisture and nitrogen values of agricultural grassland vegetation by means of near-infrared spectral characteristics. Ecological Indicators 14: 82-86
      [doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.07.016]
    • Müller J, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Prati D, Hölzel N, Fischer M (2012) Impact of Land-Use Intensity and Productivity on Bryophyte Diversity in Agricultural Grasslands. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51520 [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051520]

    2011

    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N, Blüthgen N, Boch S, Müller J, Socher SA, Prati D & Fischer M (2011) Nutrient concentrations and fibre contents of plant community biomass reflect species richness patterns along a broad range of land-use intensities among agricultural grasslands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 13: 287-295
      [doi:10.1016/j.ppees.2011.07.001]
    • Klaus VH, Sintermann J, Kleinebecker T & Hölzel N (2011) Sedimentation-induced eutrophication in large river floodplains - an obstacle to restoration? Biological Conservation 144: 451–458
      [doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2010.09.031]
    • Kleinebecker T, Klaus VH & Hölzel N (2011) Reducing sample quantity and maintaining high prediction accuracy of quality parameters in grassland biomass with near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS). Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy 19: 495-505 [DOI 10.1255/jnirs.957]
    • Kleinebecker T, Weber H & Hölzel N (2011) Effects of grazing on seasonal variation of aboveground biomass quality in calcareous grasslands. Plant Ecology 212: 1563-1576
      [DOI 10.1007/s11258-011-9931-1]

    2010

    • Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N & Vogel A (2010) Patterns and gradients of diversity in South Patagonian ombrotrophic peat bogs. Austral Ecology 35: 1-12 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.02003.x]
    • Schmidt SR, Kleinebecker T, Vogel A & Hölzel N (2010) Interspecific and geographical differences of plant tissue nutrient concentrations along an environmental gradient in Southern Patagonia, Chile. Aquatic Botany 92: 149-156 [doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2009.11.002]

    2009

    • Kleinebecker T, Schmidt SR, Fritz C, Smolders AJP, Hölzel N (2009) Prediction of δ13C and δ15N in plant tissues with near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. New Phytologist 184: 732-739 [doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.02995.x
    • Oelmann Y, Broll G, Hölzel N, Kleinebecker T, Vogel A & Schwartze P (2009) Nutrient impoverishment and limitation of productivity after 20 years of conservation management in wet grasslands of north-western Germany. Biological Conservation 142: 2941-2948 [abstract ScienceDirect]
    • Poptcheva K, Schwartze P, Vogel A, Kleinebecker T & Hölzel N (2009) Changes in wet meadow vegetation after 20 years of different management in a field experiment (North-West Germany). Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 134: 108-114. [abstract ScienceDirect]

    2008

    • JVS 2008 19 Patagonia CoverKleinebecker T, Hölzel N & Vogel A (2008) South Patagonian ombrotrophic bog vegetation reflects biogeochemical gradients at the landscape level. Journal of Vegetation Science 19: 151-160 [pdf 191 KB]

    2007

    • Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N & Vogel A (2007) Gradients of continentality and moisture in South Patagonian ombrotrophic peatland vegetation. Folia Geobotanica 42: 363–382 [pdf 585 KB]

    Conference presentations

    • Wertebach T-M, Lordieck M, Tretiakov N, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N (2014): Biogeochemical processes in mires of the Tyumen region (Western Siberia) and their relevance for carbon cycling. SER2014, 9th SER Europe Conference, 03-08/08/2014, Oulu, Finland.
    • Velbert F, Klaus VH & Kleinebecker T (2013) Zustand und Potential des floristischen Artenreichtums im städtischen Grünland. Poster. Tagung Urbane Biodiversität – regionale, nationale und internationale Aspekte, Universität Duisburg-Essen
    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N (2012) Restoration ecology and agri-environmental schemes: Options for mutual benefit in agricultural grasslands. 8th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Budweis
    • Kleinebecker T, Knoth C, Klein B, Prinz T (2012) Can Unmanned Aerial Vehicles as innovative remote sensing platforms support restoration monitoring in cut-over bogs? Poster presentation, 8th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Budweis
    • Raabe P, Kleinebecker T, Lamentowicz M (2012) Testate amoebae reflect present environmental conditions in restored cut-over bogs. Poster presentation, 14th International Peat Congress, Stockholm
    • Wertebach T-M, Hölzel N, Kleinebecker T (2012) How forestation alters the seasonal and spatial patterns of base cation chemistry in a degraded bog – Implications for peat bog restoration. Posterbeitrag, 8th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Budweis
    • Kleinebecker T, Klaus VH, Hölzel N (2011) New options for near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) in ecology. Poster presentation, 41st anniversary Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Oldenburg
    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Boch S, Müller J, Socher S, Prati D, Fischer M, Hölzel N (2011) New insight in Ellenberg indicator values: Prediction and Validation with NIRS. Poster presentation, 41st anniversary Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Oldenburg
    • Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N (2011) Impact of climate and land-use change on the expansion of agriculture in mires in western Siberia: Consequences for carbon sequestration. Joint meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists, Wetpol and Wetland Biogeochemistry Symposium, Prag
    • Knoth C, Klein B, Kleinebecker T, Prinz T, Sieg B (2011) UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems. Joint meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists, Wetpol and Wetland Biogeochemistry Symposium, Prag
    • Kleinebecker T, Weber H, Hölzel N (2010) Variation of biomass quality in chalk grasslands - consequences for conservation management. Symposium presentation, 40th anniversary Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Giessen
    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N, Boch S, Müller J, Socher S, Prati D, Fischer M (2010) Chemical composition of community biomass reflects biodiversity patterns in Central European grasslands. Symposium presentation, 40th anniversary Conference of the the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Giessen
    • Oelmann Y, Alt F, Gossner MM, Hölzel N, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Weisser W, Wilcke W (2010) Management and plant-species richness effects on P cycling in grasslands and forests. Poster presentation, 40th anniversary Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie, GfÖ), Giessen
    • Kleinebecker T, Weber H, Hölzel N (2010) Impact of soil seasonality and consumers on biomass quality in chalk grasslands. Symposium presentation, 6th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Avignon
    • Kleinebecker T, Oelmann Y, Schwartze P, Broll G, Poptcheva K, Möllenbeck V, Vogel A, Hölzel N (2010) Restorationmanagement in wet grasslands - results from a 20 year-lasting field experiment. Poster presentation, 6th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Avignon
    • Sieg B, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N (2010) Evaluation of large scale bog restoration in northwestern Germany - lessons from 30 years of practice. Poster presentation, 6th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Avignon
    • Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N (2010) Near-infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) as a time- and cost-saving tool in restoration ecology. Poster presentation, 6th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Avignon
    • Klaus V, Sintermann J, Kleinebecker T & Hölzel N (2010) Eutrophierung durch Sedimentation - ein Problem der Auenrenaturierung? Oral Presentation. 1. Auenökologischer Workshop, 20-22 März 2010, Pevestorf
    • Mancini C, Kleinebecker T & Hölzel N (2010) Hochwasser und Vegetation - Diasporenbank in der renaturierten Lippeaue. Poster. 1. Auenökologischer Workshop, 20-22 März 2010, Pevestorf
    • Hölzel N & Kleinebecker T (2009) Disentangling vegetation change in Central European grasslands - the need for long-term monitoring. Symposium presentation. Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Bayreuth.
    • Kleinebecker T, Schmidt SR, Fritz C, Smolders AJP, Hölzel N (2009) Prediction of delta-13C and delta-15N in plant tissues with near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Poster. Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Bayreuth.
    • Mathar W, Kleinebecker T & Hölzel N (2009) Effects of a severe summer flood in 1999 on the vegetation of alluvial meadows at the Upper Rhine. Poster. Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Bayreuth.
    • Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N, Schmidt S & Vogel A (2008) Large-scale shifts in vegetation and biogeochemical patterns in South Patagonian ombrotrophic bogs. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 38: 78
    • Schmidt S, Vogel A, Hölzel N & Kleinebecker T (2008) Foliar nutrient concentrations of South Patagonian bog species along a climatic and floristic gradient. poster presentation. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 38: 101
    • Kleinebecker T (2008) Large-scale shifts in vegetation and biogeochemical patterns of peat and plant biomass in south Patagonian ombrotrophic bogs. Symposium presentation, 8th INTECOL international wetlands conference, Cuiabá, Brazil
    • Kleinebecker T (2008) East/West gradients in peat chemistry and vegetation patterns in ombrotrophic bogs in the southernmost tip of South America. Symposium presentation, 29th annual meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists, Washington D.C.
    • Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N & Vogel A (2007) Patterns and gradients of diversity in South Patagonian ombrotrophic peat bogs. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 37: 176
    • Kleinebecker T (2006) Biogeochemistry of South-Patagonian peatlands as a reference for restoration. Poster presentation, 5th European Conference on Restoration Ecology, Greifswald

    other publications

    • Boch S, Allan E, Birkhofer K, Blüthgen N, Christ-Breulmann S, Diekoetter T, Dormann CF, Gossner MM, Hallmann C, Hemp A,  Hölzel N, Jung K, Klaus VH,  Klein A-M, Kleinebecker T, Lange M, Müller J, Nacke H, Prati D, Renner SC, Rothenwöhrer C, Schall P, Schulze E-D, Socher SA, Tscharntke T, Türke M, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Westphal C, Wolters V, Wubet T, Fischer M (2016): Extensive und jährlich wechselnde Nutzungsintensität fördert den Artenreichtum im Grünland. ANLiegen Natur 38(1): online, 10pp [download]
    • Middleton BA, Kleinebecker T (2012) The Effects of Climate-Change-Induced Drought and Freshwater Wetlands. In: Middleton BA (ed.) Global Change and the Function and Distribution of Wetlands, Global Change Ecology and Wetlands 1: 117-147 [doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-4494-3_4]
    • Sieg B, Kleinebecker T & Hölzel N (2010) Evaluation of large scale bog restoration in North-Western Germany. Lessons from 30 years of practice. Extended abstract 7th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Avignon, France. SER Europe Knowledge Base (www.ser.org/europe), 4 pp
    • Kleinebecker T (2010) Bericht zur Fachtagung "Für die Neubegründung eines ganzheitlichen Moorschutzes" am 10. und 11. Mai in Schneverdingen. Telma 40: 271-276
    • Kleinebecker T, Vogel A & Hölzel N (2008) Die Vegetation ombrotropher Moore Südpatagoniens. Abhandlungen aus dem Westfälischen Museum für Naturkunde 70: 439-452 [pdf 1,1 MB]

    PhD thesis

    • Kleinebecker T (2007) Patterns and gradients in South Patagonian ombrotrophic peatland vegetation. Dissertation, University of Münster, Germany [summary 319 KB pdf 2,8 MB]

    Diploma thesis

    • Hanneforth T (2003) Untersuchungen zur Standortvariabilität im südpatagonischen Regenwald. Diploma thesis, University of Münster, Germany [abstract 61 KB]