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  1. Lange, S., Volkholz, J., Geiger, T., Zhao, F., Vega, I., Veldkamp, T., Reyer, C.P.O., Warszawski, L., Huber, V., Jägermeyr, J., Schewe, J., Bresch, D.N., Büchner, M., Chang, J., Ciais, P., Dury, M., Emanuel, K., Folberth, C., Gerten, D., Gosling, S.N., Grillakis, M., Hanasaki, N., Henrot, A., Hickler, T., Honda, Y., Ito, A., Khabarov, N., Koutroulis, A., Liu, W., Müller, C., Nishina, K., Ostberg, S., Müller Schmied, H., Seneviratne, S.I., Stacke, T., Steinkamp, J., Thiery, W., Wada, Y., Willner, S., Yang, H., Yoshikawa, M., Yue, C., Frieler, K. (2020): Projecting exposure to extreme climate impact events across six event categories and three spatial scales. Earth’s Future, NA, NA. DOI:10.1029/2020EF001616

  2. Pan, S., Yang, J., Tian, H., Shi, H., Chang, J., Ciais, P., Francois, L., Frieler, K., Fu, B., Hickler, T., Ito, A., Nishina, K., Ostberg, S., Reyer, C.P.O., Schaphoff, S., Steinkamp, J., Zhao, F. (2020): Climate Extreme Versus Carbon Extreme: Responses of Terrestrial Carbon Fluxes to Temperature and Precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125, e2019JG005252. DOI:10.1029/2019JG005252

  3. Pugh, T.A.M., Rademacher, T., Shafer, S.L., Steinkamp, J., Barichivich, J., Beckage, B., Haverd, V., Harper, A., Heinke, J., Nishina, K., Rammig, A., Sato, H., Arneth, A., Hantson, S., Hickler, T., Kautz, M., Quesada, B., Smith, B., Thonicke, K. (2020): Understanding the Uncertainty in Global Forest Carbon Turnover. Biogeosciences, 17, 3961–3989. DOI:10.5194/bg-17-3961-2020

  4. Reyer, C.P.O., Silveyra Gonzalez, R., Dolos, K., Hartig, F., Hauf, Y., Noack, M., Lasch-Born, P., Rötzer, T., Pretzsch, H., Meesenburg, H., Fleck, S., Wagner, M., Bolte, A., Sanders, T.G.M., Kolari, P., Mäkelä, A., Vesala, T., Mammarella, I., Pumpanen, J., Collalti, A., Trotta, C., Matteucci, G., D’Andrea, E., Foltýnová, L., Krejza, J., Ibrom, A., Pilegaard, K., Loustau, D., Bonnefond, J.-M., Berbigier, P., Picart, D., Lafont, S., Dietze, M., Cameron, D., Vieno, M., Tian, H., Palacios-Orueta, A., Cicuendez, V., Recuero, L., Wiese, K., Büchner, M., Lange, S., Volkholz, J., Kim, H., Horemans, J.A., Bohn, F., Steinkamp, J., Chikalanov, A., Weedon, G.P., Sheffield, J., Babst, F., Vega del Valle, I., Suckow, F., Martel, S., Mahnken, M., Gutsch, M., Frieler, K. (2020): The PROFOUND Database for Evaluating Vegetation Models and Simulating Climate Impacts on European Forests. Earth System Science Data, 12, 1295–1320. DOI:10.5194/essd-12-1295-2020

  5. Rollinson, C., Dawson, A., Raiho, A., Williams, J., Dietze, M., Hickler, T., Jackson, S., McLachlan, J., Moore, D., Poulter, B., Quaife, T., Steinkamp, J., Trachsel, M. (2020): Forest responses to last-millennium hydroclimate variability are governed by spatial variations in ecosystem sensitivity. Authorea Preprints, NA, NA. DOI:10.22541/au.160103349.96327473

  6. Vef, M.-A., Steiner, R., Salkhordeh, R., Steinkamp, J., Vennetier, F., Smigielski, J.-F., Brinkmann, A. (2020): DelveFS - An Event-Driven Semantic File System for Object Stores. In 2020 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER). Kobe, Japan: 35–46. DOI:10.1109/CLUSTER49012.2020.00014

  7. Bagnara, M., Silveyra Gonzalez, R., Reifenberg, S., Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T., Werner, C., Dormann, C.F., Hartig, F. (2019): An R package facilitating sensitivity analysis, calibration and forward simulations with the LPJ-GUESS dynamic vegetation model. Environmental Modelling & Software, 111, 55–60. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.09.004

  8. Bugmann, H., Seidl, R., Hartig, F., Bohn, F., Brůna, J., Cailleret, M., François, L., Heinke, J., Henrot, A.-J., Hickler, T., Hülsmann, L., Huth, A., Jacquemin, I., Kollas, C., Lasch-Born, P., Lexer, M.J., Merganič, J., Merganičová, K., Mette, T., Miranda, B.R., Nadal-Sala, D., Rammer, W., Rammig, A., Reineking, B., Roedig, E., Sabaté, S., Steinkamp, J., Suckow, F., Vacchiano, G., Wild, J., Xu, C., Reyer, C.P.O. (2019): Tree Mortality Submodels Drive Simulated Long-Term Forest Dynamics: Assessing 15 Models from the Stand to Global Scale. Ecosphere, 10, e02616. DOI:10.1002/ecs2.2616

  9. Lenhart, K., Behrendt, T., Greiner, S., Steinkamp, J., Well, R., Giesemann, A., Keppler, F. (2019): Nitrous Oxide Effluxes from Plants as a Potentially Important Source to the Atmosphere. New Phytologist, 221, 1398–1408. DOI:10.1111/nph.15455

  10. Schewe, J., Gosling, S.N., Reyer, C., Zhao, F., Ciais, P., Elliott, J., Francois, L., Huber, V., Lotze, H.K., Seneviratne, S.I., van Vliet, M.T.H., Vautard, R., Wada, Y., Breuer, L., Büchner, M., Carozza, D.A., Chang, J., Coll, M., Deryng, D., de Wit, A., Eddy, T.D., Folberth, C., Frieler, K., Friend, A.D., Gerten, D., Gudmundsson, L., Hanasaki, N., Ito, A., Khabarov, N., Kim, H., Lawrence, P., Morfopoulos, C., Müller, C., Schmied, H.M., Orth, R., Ostberg, S., Pokhrel, Y., Pugh, T.A.M., Sakurai, G., Satoh, Y., Schmid, E., Stacke, T., Steenbeek, J., Steinkamp, J., Tang, Q., Tian, H., Tittensor, D.P., Volkholz, J., Wang, X., Warszawski, L. (2019): State-of-the-Art Global Models Underestimate Impacts from Climate Extremes. Nature Communications, 10, 1005. DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-08745-6

  11. Cantú, A.G., Frieler, K., Reyer, C.P.O., Ciais, P., Chang, J., Ito, A., Nishina, K., François, L., Henrot, A.-J., Hickler, T., Steinkamp, J., Rafique, R., Zhao, F., Ostberg, S., Schaphoff, S., Tian, H., Pan, S., Yang, J., Morfopoulos, C., Betts, R. (2018): Evaluating changes of biomass in global vegetation models: the role of turnover fluctuations and ENSO events. Environmental Research Letters, 13, 075002. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aac63c

  12. Wartenburger, R., Seneviratne, S.I., Hirschi, M., Chang, J., Ciais, P., Deryng, D., Elliott, J., Folberth, C., Gosling, S.N., Gudmundsson, L., Henrot, A.-J., Hickler, T., Ito, A., Khabarov, N., Kim, H., Leng, G., Liu, J., Liu, X., Masaki, Y., Morfopoulos, C., Müller, C., Schmied, H.M., Nishina, K., Orth, R., Pokhrel, Y., Pugh, T.A.M., Satoh, Y., Schaphoff, S., Schmid, E., Sheffield, J., Stacke, T., Steinkamp, J., Tang, Q., Thiery, W., Wada, Y., Wang, X., Weedon, G.P., Yang, H., Zhou, T. (2018): Evapotranspiration simulations in ISIMIP2a–Evaluation of spatio-temporal characteristics with a comprehensive ensemble of independent datasets. Environmental Research Letters, 13, 075001. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aac4bb

  13. Werner, C., Schmid, M., Ehlers, T.A., Fuentes-Espoz, J.P., Steinkamp, J., Forrest, M., Liakka, J., Maldonado, A., Hickler, T. (2018): Effect of changing vegetation and precipitation on denudation – Part 1: Predicted vegetation composition and cover over the last 21 thousand years along the Coastal Cordillera of Chile. Earth Surface Dynamics, 6, 829–858. DOI:10.5194/esurf-6-829-2018

  14. Chang, J., Ciais, P., Wang, X., Piao, S., Asrar, G., Betts, R., Chevallier, F., Dury, M., François, L., Frieler, K., Ros, A.G.C., Henrot, A.-J., Hickler, T., Ito, A., Morfopoulos, C., Munhoven, G., Nishina, K., Ostberg, S., Pan, S., Peng, S., Rafique, R., Reyer, C., Rödenbeck, C., Schaphoff, S., Steinkamp, J., Tian, H., Viovy, N., Yang, J., Zeng, N., Zhao, F. (2017): Benchmarking carbon fluxes of the ISIMIP2a biome models. Environmental Research Letters, 12, 045002. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aa63fa

  15. Chen, M., Rafique, R., Asrar, G.R., Bond-Lamberty, B., Ciais, P., Zhao, F., Reyer, C.P.O., Ostberg, S., Chang, J., Ito, A., Yang, J., Zeng, N., Kalnay, E., West, T., Leng, G., François, L., Munhoven, G., Henrot, A., Tian, H., Pan, S., Nishina, K., Viovy, N., Morfopoulos, C., Betts, R., Schaphoff, S., Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T. (2017): Regional Contribution to Variability and Trends of Global Gross Primary Productivity. Environmental Research Letters, 12, 105005. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aa8978

  16. Ito, A., Nishina, K., Reyer, C.P.O., François, L., Henrot, A.-J., Munhoven, G., Jacquemin, I., Tian, H., Yang, J., Pan, S., Morfopoulos, C., Betts, R., Hickler, T., Steinkamp, J., Ostberg, S., Schaphoff, S., Ciais, P., Chang, J., Rafique, R., Zeng, N., Zhao, F. (2017): Photosynthetic Productivity and Its Efficiencies in ISIMIP2a Biome Models: Benchmarking for Impact Assessment Studies. Environmental Research Letters, 12, 085001. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7a19

  17. Rollinson, C.R., Liu, Y., Raiho, A., Moore, D.J.P., McLachlan, J., Bishop, D.A., Dye, A., Matthes, J.H., Hessl, A., Hickler, T., Pederson, N., Poulter, B., Quaife, T., Schaefer, K., Steinkamp, J., Dietze, M.C. (2017): Emergent climate and CO$_2$ sensitivities of net primary productivity in ecosystem models do not agree with empirical data in temperate forests of eastern North America. Global Change Biology, 23, 2755–2767. DOI:10.1111/gcb.13626

  18. Leiblein-Wild, M., Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T., Tackenberg, O. (2016): Modelling the potential distribution, net primary production and phenology of common ragweed with a physiological model. Journal of Biogeography, 43, 544–554. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12646

  19. Lenhart, K., Weber, B., Elbert, W., Steinkamp, J., Clough, T., Crutzen, P., Pöschl, U., Keppler, F. (2015): Nitrous oxide and methane emissions from cryptogamic covers. Global Change Biology, 21, 3889–3900. DOI:10.1111/gcb.12995

  20. Reyer, C.P.O., N., B., Ramming, A., Brook, B.W., Epila, J., Grant, R.F., Holmgren, M., F., L., Leuzinger, S., Lucht, W., Medlyn, B., Pfeifer, M., Steinkamp, J., Vanderwel, M.C., Verbeeck, H., Villela, D.M. (2015): Forest resilience and tipping points at different spatio-temporal scales: approaches and challenges. Journal of Ecology, 103, 5–15. DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.12337

  21. Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T. (2015): Is drought-induced forest dieback globally increasing?. Journal of Ecology, 103, 31–43. DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.12335

  22. Weber, B., Wu, D., Tamm, A., Ruckteschler, N., Rodriguez-Caballero, E., Steinkamp, J., Meusel, H., Elbert, W., Behrend, T., Sörgel, M., Cheng, Y., Crutzen, P., Su, H., Pöschl, U. (2015): Biological soil crusts accelerate the nitrogen cycle through large NO and HONO emissions in drylands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 15384–15389. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1515818112

  23. Elbert, W., Weber, B., Burrows, S., Steinkamp, J., Büdel, B., Andreae, M.O., Pöschel, U. (2012): Contribution of cryptogamic covers to the global cycles of carbon and nitrogen. Nature Geoscience, 5, 459–462. DOI:10.1038/NGEO1486

  24. Steinkamp, J., Lawrence, M.G. (2011): Improvement and evaluation of simulated global biogenic soil NO emissions in an AC-GCM. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 6063–6082. DOI:10.5194/acp-11-6063-2011

  25. Steinkamp, J., Ganzeveld, L.N., Wilcke, W., Lawrence, M.G. (2009): Influence of modelled soil biogenic NO emissions on related trace gases and the atmospheric oxidizing efficiency. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2663–2677. DOI:10.5194/acp-9-2663-2009

  26. Lawrence, M.G., Butler, T.M., Steinkamp, J., Gurjar, B.R., Lelieveld, J. (2007): Regional pollution potentials of megacities and other major population centers. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 3969–3987. DOI:10.5194/acp-7-3969-2007


  1. Steinkamp, J., Lasslop, G., Werner, C., Hickler, T. (2018): 3D visualization of simulated forest gap-dynamics. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20. Vienna, Austria: EGU2018-13037.

  2. Steinkamp, J., Werner, C., Reifenberg, S., Hickler, T. (2017): Considering sub grid scale heterogeneity to approach local site characteristics. ISIMIP2b cross-sectoral workshop and PROFOUND final conference. Potsdam, PIK, Germany.

  3. Steinkamp, J., Biskupovic, A., Rollinson, C., Dawson, A., Goring, S.J., McLachlan, J.S., Mladenoff, D.J. (2016): Multi-centennial ecosystem modelling in northeastern America at the species level. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B21B-0437.

  4. Tamm, A., Wu, D., Ruckteschler, N., Rodrı́guez-Caballero, E., Steinkamp, J., Meusel, H., Elbert, W., Behrendt, T., Sörgel, M., Cheng, Y., Crutzen, P.J., Su, H., Pöschl, U., Weber, B. (2016): Biological soil crusts emit large amounts of NO and HONO affecting the nitrogen cycle in drylands. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18. Vienna, Austria: EGU2016-12436.

  5. Weber, B., Wu, D., Lenhart, K., Tamm, A., Ruckteschler, N., Rodrı́guez-Caballero, E., Elbert, W., Burrows, S., Clough, T., Steinkamp, J., Cheng, Y., Crutzen, P., Keppler, F., Su, H., Pöschl, U. (2016): Identification and quantification of nitrogen cycling processes in cryptogamic covers. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18. Vienna, Austria: EGU2016-9712.

  6. Liu, Y., Rollinson, C., Dietze, M., McLachlan, J., Poulter, B., Quaife, T., Raiho, A., Ricciuto, D., Schaefer, K., Steinkamp, J., Moore, D. (2015): Ecosystem composition changes over the past millennium: model simulations and comparison with paleoecological observations. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B11C-0447.

  7. Rollinson, C., Liu, Y., Dietze, M., Moore, D., Raiho, A., McLachlan, J., Pederson, N., Poulter, B., Schaefer, K., Steinkamp, J., Quaife, T. (2015): Millennial-scale drivers of carbon storage and flux in terrestrial ecosystem models (Invited). AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B14B-08.

  8. Steinkamp, J., Forrest, M., Kamm, K., Leiblein-Wild, M., Pachzelt, A., Werner, C., Hickler, T. (2015): From Dynamic Global Vegetation Modelling to Real-World regional and local Application (Invited). AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B43K-07.

  9. Steinkamp, J., Werner, C., Weber, B., Hickler, T. (2015): Global terrestrial carbon and nitrogen cycling insensitive to estimates of biological N fixation. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B11C-0432.

  10. Steinkamp, J., Werner, C., Weber, B., Hickler, T. (2015): Uncertainties of Nitrogen Fixation in a Dynamic Global Vegetation Model. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17. Vienna, Austria: EGU2015-8690.

  11. Liu, Y., Matthes, J.H., Moore, D.J., Dietze, M., Arellano, A.F., Dawson, A., Fox, A.M., Goring, S.J., McLachlan, J.S., Montane, F., Moreno, G.F., Paciorek, C.J., Poulter, B., Quaife, T.L., Ricciuto, D.M., Schaefer, K.M., Steinkamp, J., Williams, J.W., Team, P. (2014): Assessing the long-term performance of terrestrial ecosystem models in northeastern United States: linking model structure and output. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B13C-0196.

  12. Matthes, J.H., Moore, D.J., Fox, A., Goring, S.J., Poulter, B., Quaife, T., Schaefer, K., Steinkamp, J., Dietze, M.C. (2014): Centennial-scale ecological interactions between U.S. forests and climate: Using models and data to constrain the historic biosphere-atmosphere carbon cycle. Ecological Society of America 99th Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA, USA: Abstract 47617.

  13. Matthes, J.H., Moore, D.J., Fox, A., Goring, S.J., Poulter, B., Quaife, T., Schaefer, K., Steinkamp, J., Dietze, M.C. (2014): Constraining the historic biosphere-atmosphere carbon cycle: Modeling centennial-scale ecological interactions between U.S. forests and climate. 2nd Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences, American Meteorological Society. Portland, OR, USA: Abstract 5.1.

  14. Matthes, J.H., Moore, D.J., Fox, A., Goring, S., Poulter, B., Quaife, T., Schaefer, K., Steinkamp, J., McLachlan, J., Dietze, M.C. (2014): Constraining Centennial-Scale Ecosystem-Climate Interactions with a Settlement-era Forest Reconstruction across the Upper Midwest and Northeastern United States. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B24B-07.

  15. Weber, B., Porada, P., Elbert, W., Burrows, S., Caesar, J., Steinkamp, J., Tamm, A., Andreae, M.O., Büdel, B., Kleidon, A., Pöschl, U. (2014): Effects of cryptogamic covers on the global carbon and nitrogen balance as investigated by different approaches. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16. Vienna, Austria: EGU2014-11312.

  16. Spessa, A., Forrest, M., C., W., Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T. (2013): Evaluating the coupled vegetation-fire model, LPJ-GUESS-SPITFIRE, against observed tropical forest biomass. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15. Vienna, Austria: EGU2013-6070.

  17. Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T. (2013): Is drought-induced forest dieback globally increasing?. AGU fall meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA: B42B-04.

  18. Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T. (2013): Is drought induced forest dieback increasing globally?. INTECOL. London, UK: 64.

  19. Steinkamp, J., Lawrence, M.G. (2010): Improvement and evaluation of simulated global biogenic soil NO emissions in an AC-GCM. 11$^th$ IGAC Conference: Challenging the Future. Halifax, Canada: 4205.

  20. Steinkamp, J., Ganzeveld, L.N., Wilcke, W., Lawrence., M.G. (2009): Global impact of modelled NO emission from soils on related trace gases and the atmospheric oxidizing capacity. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 11. Vienna, Austria: EGU2009-6994.

  21. Steinkamp, J., Ganzeveld, L.N., Wilcke, W., Lawrence., M.G. (2009): Influence of global modelled NO emission from soils on lower tropospheric NO$_x$, O$_3$, OH and the oxidizing efficiency. 5$^th$ GINKGO meeting. Potsdam, PIK, Germany.

  22. Steinkamp, J., Ganzeveld, L.N., Wilcke, W., Lawrence., M.G. (2009): Einfluss von NO Emissionen aus dem Boden auf NO$_x$, Ozon und OH in der unteren Troposphäre und die atmosphärische Oxidationseffizienz. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft: Böden – eine endliche Ressource. Bonn, Germany.

  23. Steinkamp, J., Ganzeveld, L.N., Wilcke, W., Lawrence, M.G. (2008): Global impact of modelled NO emission from soils on related trace gases and evaluation of the NO emission from soils. 10$^th$ IGAC Conference: Bridging the Scales in Atmospheric Chemistry: Local to Global. Annecy, France: Th91.

  24. Lawrence, M.G., Butler, T.M., von Kuhlmann, R., Rasch, P., Fischer, H., Williams, J., Gros, V., Huntrieser, H., Schlager, H., Stohl, A., Forster, C., Steinkamp, J., Lelieveld, J., Joeckel, P., Team (2006): Chemical Weather Forecasts of Air Pollution in Plumes and Detached Parcels for Field Campaign Flight Planning. EOS Trans. AGU, 87(52) Fall Meet. Suppl.. San Francisco, CA (USA): Abstract #A53G-06.


  1. Hickler, T., Steinkamp, J., Hof, C., Scheiter, S. (2017): Die Zukunft voraussagen: Modelle und Zukunftsszenarien für Biodiversität und Ökosysteme. SENCKENBERG – natur - forschung - museum, 147, 246–251.

  2. Steinkamp, J. (2015): Flechten, Algen und Moose sind wichtige Komponenten für Stickstoff- und Kohlendioxidbindung. SENCKENBERG – natur - forschung - museum, 145, 144–147.

  3. Steinkamp, J., Hickler, T. (2013): Is drought-induced forest dieback globally increasing?. in Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (Eds.) Impacts World 2013 Conference Proceedings. Potsdam, Germany: 753–764. DOI:10.2312/pik.2013.001

  4. Steinkamp, J. (2012): Modelling growth related mortality with a Dynamic Global Vegetation Model. in Pötzelsberger, E. and Mäkelä, A. and Mohren, G. and Palahí, M. and Tomé, M. and Hasenauer, H. (Eds.) Modelling forest ecosystems - Concepts, data and application. Vienna, Austria: 159–160.