Pascal Niklaus

PD Dr. Pascal Niklaus
Institut für Evolutionsbiologie und Umweltwissenschaften
Universität Zürich
Winterthurerstrasse 190 - Irchel
CH-8057 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 635 34 13
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 635 52 04
Fax: +41 (0) 44 635 57 11
E-mail: pascal.niklaus(at)
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Additional functions:
Editor of Oecologia, Springer
Editor of Scientific Reports, npg

Key Publications of Pascal Niklaus (up to ten) :
Hiltbrunner D, Zimmermann S, Karbin S, Hagedorn F , Niklaus PA (2012) Increase in soil methane sink along 120-year afforestation chronosequence driven by soil moisture. Global Change Biology, 18(12):3664-3671.

Barrufol M, Schmid B, Bruelheide H, Chi X, Hector A, Ma K, Michalski S, Tang Z, Niklaus PA (2013) Biodiversity promotes tree growth during succession in subtropical forest. PLoS one 8(11):e81246.

Stiehl-Braun PA, Hartmann AA, Kandeler E, Buchmann N, Niklaus PA (2011) Interactive effects of drought and N fertilization on the spatial distribution of methane assimilation in grassland soils. Global Change Biology 17: 2629-2639.

Hautier Y, Niklaus PA, Hector A (2009) Competition for light as a mechanism of plant biodiversity loss after eutrophication. Science 324: 636-638.

Niklaus PA, Leadley PW, Schmid B, Körner C (2001) A long-term field study on biodiversity x elevated CO2 interactions in grassland. Ecological Monographs 71(3):341-356.

Expertise of Pascal Niklaus:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic HydrospherePrecipitation / Runoff
Topic LithosphereGeochemical Processes
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Hydrogeochemical Cycle
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Local / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study

Last update: 5/23/18
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