Publications

Tang H., Nolte S., Rich R., Jensen K., Mittmann-Goetsch J., Mueller P. (2023) Warming accelerates belowground litter turnover in salt marshes – insights from a Tea Bag Index study. Biogeosciences doi.org/10.5194/bg-20-1925-2023

Mueller P., Kutzbach L., Mozdzer T.J., Jespersen E., Barber D., Eller F. (2023) Minerogenic salt marshes can function as important inorganic carbon stores. Limnology and Oceanography doi.org/10.1002/lno.12322

Ren L., Jensen K., Porada P., Mueller P. (2022) Biota-mediated carbon cycling – A synthesis of biotic-interaction controls on blue carbon. Ecology Letters 10.1111/ele.13940 

Tang H, Liebner S., Reents S, Nolte S., Horn F., Jensen K., Mueller P. (2021) Plant genotype controls wetland soil microbial functioning in response to sea-level rise. Biogeosciences doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-41 

Koop-Jakobsen K., Meier R.J., Mueller P. (2021) Plant-mediated rhizosphere oxygenation in the native invasive salt marsh grass Elymus athericus. Frontiers in Plant Science 12:669751

Reents S, Mueller P., Tang H., Jensen K., Nolte S. (2021) Plant genotype determines biomass response to flooding frequency in tidal wetlands. Biogeosciences 18:403–411

Mueller P., Do H.T., Smit C., Reisdorff C., Jensen K., Nolte S. (2021) With a little help from my friends – Physiological integration facilitates invasion of wetland grass E. athericus into flooded soils. Oikos 130:431–439

UNESCO (2021) UNESCO Marine World Heritage: Custodians of the globe’s blue carbon assets. Paris, France. https://whc.unesco.org/en/blue-carbon-report

Mueller P., Mozdzer T.J., Langley J.A., Aoki L., Noyce G., Megonigal J.P. (2020) Plant species determine tidal wetland methane response to sea level rise. Nature Communications 11:5154

Keshta A., Koop-Jakobsen K., Titschak J., Mueller P., Jensen K., Baldwin A., Nolte S. (2020) Ungrazed salt marsh has well connected soil pores and less dense sediment compared with grazed salt marsh: CT scanning study. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 245:106987

Mueller P., Granse D, Nolte S., Weingartner M., Hoth S., Jensen K. (2020) Unrecognized controls on microbial functioning in blue carbon ecosystems: The role of mineral enzyme stabilization and allochthonous substrate supply. Ecology and Evolution 10:998-1011

Tang H, Nolte S., Jensen, K., Yang, Z., Wu, J., Mueller P. (2020) Grazing mediates soil microbial activity and litter decomposition in salt marshes. Science of the Total Environment 720:137559

Mueller, P. Do H.T., Jensen K., Nolte S. (2019) Origin of organic carbon in the topsoil of Wadden Sea salt marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 624:39-50

Mueller P., Ladiges N*, Jack A**, Schmiedl G., Kutzbach L., Jensen K., Nolte S. (2019), Assessing the long-term carbon-sequestration potential of the semi-natural salt marshes in the European Wadden Sea. Ecosphere 10:e02556

Mueller P., Schile-Beers L., Mozdzer T.J., Chmura G.L., Dinter T., Kuzyakov Y., de Groot A.V., Esselink P., Smit C., D’Alpaos A., Ibáñez C., Lazarus M., Neumeier U., Johnson B.J., Baldwin A.J., Yarwood S.A., Montemayor D.I., Yang Z., Wu J., Jensen K., Nolte S (2018) Global-change effects on early-stage decompositon processes in tidal wetlands – implications from a global survey using standardized litter. Biogeosciences 15:3189-3202

Lenzewski N., Mueller P., Meier R.J., Liebsch G., Jensen K., Koop-Jakobsen K. (2018) Belowground gas exchange between aquatic plants and sediment – A planar optode study of oxygen and carbon dioxide dynamics in rhizospheres of Lobelia dortmanna. New Phytologist 218:131-141 shared first authorship

Koop-Jakobsen K., Mueller P., Meier R.J., Liebsch G., Jensen K. (2018) Plant-sediment interactions in salt marshes – O2, pH, and CO2 gradients in the rhizosphere. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:541

Mueller P., Granse D**, Nolte S., Do H.T., Weingartner M., Hoth S., Jensen K. (2017) Top-down control of carbon sequestration: grazing affects microbial structure and function in salt marsh soils. Ecological Applications 27:1435-1450

Mueller P., Jensen K., Megonigal J.P. (2016) Plants mediate soil organic matter decomposition in response to sea level rise. Global Change Biology 22:404-414 

Mueller P., Hager R.N., Meschter J.E., Mozdzer T.J., Langley J.A., Jensen K., Megonigal J.P. (2016) Complex invader-ecosystem interactions and seasonality mediate the impact of non-native Phragmites on CH4 emissions. Biological Invasions 18:2635-2647

Mozdzer T.J., Langley J.A., Mueller P., Megonigal J.P. (2016) Deep rooting and global change facilitate spread of invasive grass. Biological Invasions 18:2619–2631