Marcus Schaub

Dr. Marcus Schaub
Senior Scientist, Head Research Group
Zürcherstrasse 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 Scientific Committee.
Swiss National Representative with the European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Network LTER-Europe.
Head WSL Research Group Ecophysiology.
Deputy WSL Research Program Long-term Forest Ecosystem Research (LWF)

Key Publications of Marcus Schaub (up to ten) :
Trotsiuk, V.; Hartig, F.; Cailleret, M.; Babst, F.; Forrester, D.I.; Baltensweiler, A.; Buchmann, N.; Bugmann, H.; Gessler, A.; Gharun, M.; Minunno, F.; Rigling, A.; Rohner, B.; Stillhard, J.; Thürig, E.; Waldner, P.; Ferretti, M.; Eugster, W.; Schaub, M., 2020: Assessing the response of forest productivity to climate extremes in Switzerland using model-data fusion. Global Change Biology, 26, 4: 2463-2476. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15011 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

Cailleret, M.; Ferretti, M.; Gessler, A.; Rigling, A.; Schaub, M., 2018: Ozone effects on European forest growth - towards an integrative approach. Journal of Ecology, 106, 4: 1377-1389. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12941

Gessler, A.; Schaub, M.; McDowell, N.G., 2017: The role of nutrients in drought-induced tree mortality and recovery. New Phytologist, 214, 2: 513-520. doi: 10.1111/nph.14340

Hagedorn, F.; Joseph, J.; Peter, M.; Luster, J.; Pritsch, K.; Geppert, U.; Kerner, R.; Molinier, V.; Egli, S.; Schaub, M.; Liu, J.; Li, M.; Sever, K.; Weiler, M.; Siegwolf, R.T.W.; Gessler, A.; Arend, M., 2016: Recovery of trees from drought depends on belowground sink control. Nature Plants, 2, 8: 16111 (5 pp.). doi: 10.1038/NPLANTS.2016.111

Arend, M.; Sever, K.; Pflug, E.; Gessler, A.; Schaub, M., 2016: Seasonal photosynthetic response of European beech to severe summer drought: limitation, recovery and post-drought stimulation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 220: 83-89. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.01.011

De Vries, W.; Dobbertin, M.H.; Solberg, S.; Van Dobben, H.F.; Schaub, M., 2014: Impacts of acid deposition, ozone exposure and weather conditions on forest ecosystems in Europe: an overview. Plant and Soil, 380, 1-2: 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, P.E.; King, J.; Lagergren, F.; Matyssek, R.; Nunn, A.; Ogaya, R.; Peñuelas, J.; Rhea, L.; Schaub, M.; ... Emberson, L.D., 2012: DO3SE modelling of soil moisture to determine ozone flux to forest trees. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 12: 5537-5562. doi: 10.5194/acp-12-5537-2012

Matyssek, R.; Bytnerowicz, A.; Karlsson, P.-E.; Paoletti, E.; Sanz, M.; Schaub, M.; Wieser, G., 2007: Promoting the O3 flux concept for European forest trees. Environmental Pollution, 146: 587-607. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2006.11.011

Karlsson, P.E.; Braun, S.; Broadmeadow, M.; Elvira, S.; Emberson, L.; Gimeno, B.S.; 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. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2006.06.012

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

Expertise of Marcus Schaub:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Air Pollution
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Topic HealthPollution Effects / Water Quality
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleContinental
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Marcus Schaub:
Environmental stressors in on forest ecosystems
Forest long-term monitoring
Experimental long-term research
Ozone risk assessment of forest ecosystems

Last update: 8/9/21
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2022)

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