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[9] N.K. Ruehr, Gast, A., Weber, C., Daub, B., and Arneth, A. (accepted). Water availability as dominant control of heat stress responses in two contrasting tree species. Tree Physiology.

[8] N.K. Ruehr, B.E. Law, D. Quandt, W., M. Williams (2014). Effects of heat and drought on carbon and water dynamics in a regenerating semi-arid pine forest: a combined experimental and modeling approach. Biogeosciences. 11:4139–4156 doi: 10.5194/bg–11-4139-2014

[7] S. Etzold, R. Zweifel, N. K. Ruehr, N. Buchmann, W. Eugster (2013), Long-term stem CO2 concentration measurements in Norway spruce in relation to biotic and abiotic factors. New Phytologist 197(4):1173–1184 doi: 10.1111/nph.12115

[6] N. K. Ruehr, J. Martin, B. E. Law (2012), Effects of water availability on carbon and water exchange in a young ponderosa pine forest: above- and belowground responses. Agriculture and Forest Meteorology 164:136–148 doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2012.05.015

[5] S. Etzold, N. K. Ruehr, R. Zweifel, M. Dobbertin, A. Zingg, P. Pluess, R. Häsler, W. Eugster, N. Buchmann (2011) The carbon balance of two contrasting mountain forest ecosystems in Switzerland: similar annual trends, but seasonal differences. Ecosystems 14(8):1289--1309 doi: 10.1007/


[4] N. K. Ruehr and N. Buchmann (2010), Soil respiration fluxes in a temperate mixed forest: seasonality and temperature sensitivities differ among microbial and root-rhizosphere respiration. Tree Physiology, 30(2):165–176 doi:10.1093/treephys/tpp106

[3] N. K. Ruehr, A. Knohl, and N. Buchmann (2010), Environmental variables controlling soil respiration on diurnal, seasonal and annual time-scales in a mixed mountain forest in Switzerland. Biogeochemistry, 98(1–3):153–170 doi: 10.1007/s10533-009-9383-z

[2] N. K. Ruehr, C. Offerman, A. Gessler, B. Winkler, J. Ferrio, N. Buchmann, and R.L. Barnard (2009), Drought effects on allocation of recent carbon: From beech leaves to soil respiration. New Phytologist, 184(4):950–961 doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03044.x

[1] A. Cierjacks, N. K. Rühr, K. Wesche, and I. Hensen (2008), Effects of altitude and livestock on the regeneration of two tree line forming Polylepis species in Ecuador. Plant Ecology, 194(2):207–221 doi: 10.1007/s11258-007-9285-x


N.K. Ruehr and W. Eugster (2012), Kohlenstoff- und Wasserdynamik in semi-ariden Waldoekosystemen des Pazifischen Nordwestens: Reaktion auf Trockenheit und Niederschlagevents Nova Acta Leopoldina: Ergebnisse des Foerderprogramms VII, (26):136–137.

N.K. Ruehr and W. Eugster (2009), Soil respiration fluxes and carbon sequestration of two mountain forests in Switzerland. Report for the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (BAFU) BAFU_report_ruehr_eugster_2009.pdf

N. K. Ruehr (2009) Soil respiration in a mixed mountain forest: environmental drivers and partitioning of component fluxes. PhD thesis, ETH Zurich, doi:10.3929/ethz-a-005811455 PhD_Thesis_ruehr_2009.pdf