Marcus Schaub

Dr. Marcus Schaub
Group Leader
Zuercherstrasse 111
CH-8903 Birmensdorf

Phone: +41 (0) 44 739 25 64
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 739 21 11
Fax: +41 (0) 44 739 22 15
E-mail: marcus.schaub(at)
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Additional functions:
Chair of the UNECE ICP-Forests Expert Panel on Ambient Air Quality.
Swiss National Network Representative with the European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Network LTER-Europe.
Permanent European Liaison for the International Air Pollution Workshop.

Key Publications of Marcus Schaub (up to ten) :
Gessler A, Schaub M, McDowell N (2016) Tansley Insight: The role of nutrients in drought-induced tree mortality 1 and recovery. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.14340

Hagedorn F, Joseph J, Luster J, Peter M, Pritsch K, Geppert U, Kerner R, Molinier V, Egli S, Schaub M, Liu J-F, Li M, Sever K, Weiler M, Siegwolf R, Gessler A, Arend M (2016) Recovery of trees from drought de-pends on belowground sink control. Nature Plants. doi:10.1038/NPLANTS.2016.111

de Vries W, Dobbertin MD, Solberg S, van Dobben H, Schaub M (2014) Impacts of acid deposition, ozone exposure and weather conditions on forest ecosystems in Europe: an overview. Plant and Soil 380:1–45 doi:10.1007/s11104-014-2056-2

Büker P, Morrissey T, Briolat A, Falk R, Simpson D, Tuovinen J-P, Alonso R, Barth S, Baumgarten M, Grulke N, Karlsson PE, King J, Lagergren F, Matyssek R, Nunn A, Ogaya R, Peñuelas J, Rhea L, Schaub M, Uddling J, Werner W, Emberson LD (2012) DO3SE modelling of soil moisture to determine ozone flux to forest trees. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 12:5537-5562. doi:10.5194/acp-12-5537-2012

Karlsson PE, Braun, S, Broadmeadow M, Elvira S, Emberson L, Gimeno BS, Le Thiec D, Novak K, Oksanen E, Schaub M, Uddling J, Wilkinson M (2007) Risk assessments for forest trees: The performance of the ozone flux versus the AOT concepts. Environmental Pollution 146:608-616.

Matyssek R, Bytnerowicz A, Karlsson PE, Paoletti E, Sanz M, Schaub M, Wieser G (2007) Promoting the O3 flux concept for European forest trees. Environmental Pollution 146:587-607.

Schaub M, Emberson L, Büker P, Kräuchi N (2007) Preliminary results of modeled ozone uptake for Fagus sylvatica L. trees at selected EU/UNECE intensive monitoring plots. Environmental Pollution 145:636-643. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2006.02.029

Novak K, Schaub M, Fuhrer J, Skelly JM, Hug C, Landolt W, Bleuler P, Kräuchi N (2005) Seasonal trends in reduced leaf gas exchange and ozone-induced foliar injury in three ozone sensitive woody plant species. Environmental Pollution 136:33-45.

Schaub M, Skelly JM, Zhang JW, Ferdinand JA, Savage JE, Stevenson RE, Davis DD, Steiner KC (2005) Physiological and foliar symptom response in the crowns of Prunus serotina, Fraxinus americana and Acer rubrum canopy trees to ambient ozone under field conditions. Environmental Pollution 133:553-567.

Schaub M, Skelly JM, Steiner KC, Davis DD, Pennypacker SP, Zhang J, Ferdinand JA, Savage JE, Stevenson RE (2003) Physiological and foliar injury responses of Prunus serotina, Fraxinus americana and Acer rubrum seedlings to varying soil moisture and ozone. Environmental Pollution 124:307-320.

Expertise of Marcus Schaub:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
ScopeImpact of Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleContinental
Local / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Marcus Schaub:
  • drought effects on forest ecosystems

  • physiological drought effects on beech seedlings

  • ozone risk assessment of forest ecosystems under climate change

  • irrigation experiment for Scots pine stand in Valais

    Last update: 12/19/17
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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