Matthias Volk

Dr. Matthias Volk
Air Pollution/Climate Group
Standort Reckenholz
Reckenholzstr. 191
CH-8046 Zürich

Mailing Address:
Air Pollution/Climate Group
Standort Reckenholz
-8046 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 58 468 75 07
Phone2: +41 (0) 58 468 71 11
Fax: +41 (0) 58 468 72 01
E-mail: matthias.volk(at)
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Key Publications of Matthias Volk (up to ten) :
Volk, M., Enderle, J. and Bassin, S. (2016)
Subalpine grassland carbon balance during 7 years of increased atmospheric N deposition. Biogeosciences 13, 3807–3817. doi:10.5194/bg-13-3807-2016

Volk, M., Wolff, V., Bassin, S., Ammann, C. and Fuhrer, J. (2014)
High tolerance of subalpine grassland to long-term ozone exposure is independent of N input and climatic drivers. Environmental Pollution 189, 161–168.

Matthias Volk, Daniel Obrist, Kris Novak, Robin Giger, Seraina Bassin and Jürg Fuhrer (2011)
Subalpine grassland carbon dioxide fluxes indicate substantial carbon losses under increased nitrogen deposition, but not at elevated ozone concentration.
Global Change Biology, 17:366–376

Matthias Volk, Patrick Bungener, François Contat, Myrta Montani and Jürg Fuhrer (2006)
Grassland yield declined by a quarter in 5 years of free-air ozone fumigation.
Global Change Biology 12:74–83

Matthias Volk, Pascal A. Niklaus, Christian Körner (2000)
Soil moisture effects determine CO2 responses of grassland species.
Oecologia, 125:380–388

Expertise of Matthias Volk:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Impact of Change
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Time FrameFuture
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Matthias Volk:
Alpine grassland CO2-Flux balance and stable isotope (13C) analysis. Changes in soil C-pools.

Last update: 1/15/19
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