Jens Leifeld

PD Dr. Jens Leifeld
Climate and Agriculture
Standort Reckenholz
Reckenholzstr. 191
CH-8046 Zürich

Mailing Address:
Climate and Agriculture
Standort Reckenholz
-8046 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 58 468 7510
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 377 71 11
Fax: +41 (0) 58 468 7201
E-mail: jens.leifeld(at)
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with involvement of Jens Leifeld

Key Publications of Jens Leifeld (up to ten) :
Leifeld, J., Alewell, C., Bader, C., Krüger, J.P., Müller, C.W., Sommer, M., Steffens, M., Szidat, S., 2017. Py-rogenic carbon contributes substantially to carbon storage in intact and degraded Northern Peatlands. Land Degradation and Development, doi: 10.1002/ldr.2812.
Leifeld, J., 2013. Prologue paper: Soil carbon losses from land-use change and the global agricultural greenhouse gas budget. Science of the Total Environment 465: 3-6.
Leifeld, J., 2013. Low-input farming: a way towards climate friendly agriculture? Carbon Management 4: 31-41.
Leifeld, J., Steffens, M., Galego-Sala, A., 2012. Sensitivity of peatland carbon loss to organic matter quality. Geophysical Research Letters 39, L14704, DOI:10.1029/2012GL051856.
Leifeld, J., Fuhrer, J., 2010. Organic farming and soil carbon sequestration – what do we really know about the benefits? Ambio 39: 585-599.
Leifeld, J., Kögel-Knabner, I., 2005. Soil organic matter fractions as early indicators for carbon stock chang-es under different land-use? Geoderma 124: 143-155.

Expertise of Jens Leifeld:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic AtmosphereGlobal Warming
Topic PedospherePedosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Time FrameRecent / Today
Time ScaleDecadal / Centennial

Last update: 11/13/19
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