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Christoph Mueller

Earth Institute
and Institut of Plant Ecology (IFZ)
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26
35392 Gießen
Germany

Tel: 0049-641-9935301
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Biography

Since April 2007 -  Professor of Soil Science, UCD
 
Since October 2009 - Professor of Experimental Plant Ecology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany  

2001-2007  -  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Plant Ecology, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany

1996-2000  -  Postdoctoral researcher, Dept. of Applied Microbiology, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany

1995  -   Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) in Soil Science, Lincoln University, New Zealand

1991  -  Master of Science (MSc.) in Soil Science, University of Reading, United Kingdom

1990  -   Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) in Horticulture, University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany


Professional

             

Employment

Employer: International Atmoic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Position: Expert on Greenhouse gase emissions
           

Publications

Books

Müller, C.; (2000) Modelling Soil-Biosphere Interactions. Wallingford: CAB International. Available Online [Details]

Book Chapters

Huygens, D., M. Trimmer, T. Rütting, C. Müller, C. M. Heppell, K. Lansdown, and P. Boeckx (2013) 'Biogeochemical N cycling in wetland ecosystems: 15N isotope techniques' In: K. R. Reddy, J. P. Megonigal, and R. D. Delaune (eds). Biogeochemistry of wetlands. Wisconsin: Soil Science Society of America. [Details]
Müller, C., Cameron, R.R., Barringer, J.R.F.; (1997) 'Application of a Mechanistic Model to calculate Nitrous Oxide Emissions at a National Scale' In: Jarvis, S.C. and Pain, B.F (eds). Gaseous Nitrogen Emissions from Grasslands. New York: CAB International. , pp.339-351 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Andresen, L. C., N. Yuan, R. Seibert, G. Moser, C. I. Kammann, J. Luterbacher, M. Erbs, and C. Müller (2017) 'Biomass responses in a temperate European grassland through 17 years of elevated CO2'. Global Change Biology, 23 . [DOI] [Details]
Wang, J., J. Zhang, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2017) 'Temperature sensitivity of gross N transformation rates in an alpine meadow on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau'. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 17 :423-431. [DOI] [Details]
Wang, J., J. Zhang, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2017) 'Nitrification is the key process determining N use efficiency in paddy soils'. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 10.1002/jpln.201700130 . [DOI] [Details]
Wang, J., Y. Cheng, Y. J. Jiang, B. Sun, J. B. Fan, J. B. Zhang, C. Müller, and Z. C. Cai (2017) 'Effects of 14 years of repeated pig manure applications on gross nitrogen transformations in an upland soil'. Plant and Soil, 415 :161-173. [DOI] [Details]
Senghor, A., R. M. N. Dioh, C. Müller, and I. Youm (2017) 'Cereal crops for biogas production: a review of possible impact of elevated CO2'. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 71 :548-554. [DOI] [Details]
Schimmelpfennig, S., C. Kammann, J. Mumme, S. Marhan, C. Bamminger, G. Moser, and C. Müller (2017) 'Degradation of Miscanthus X giganteus biochar, hydrochar and feedstock under the influence of disturbance events'. Applied Soil Ecology, 113 :135-150. [DOI] [Details]
Obermeier, W., L. Lehnert, C. Kammann, C. Müller, L. Grünhage, J. Luterbacher, M. Erbs, G. Moser, R. Seibert, N. Yuan, and J. Bendix (2017) 'Reduced CO2 fertilization effect in temperate C3 grasslands under more extreme weather conditions'. Nature Climate Change, 7 :137-141. [DOI] [Details]
Liu, S., X. Zhang, J. Zhao, J. Zhang, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2017) 'Effects of long-term no tillage treatment on gross soil N transformations in black soil in Northeast China'. Geoderma, 301 :42-46. [DOI] [Details]
Kellner, J., S. Multsch, P. Kraft, T. Houska, C. Müller, and L. Breuer (2017) 'A coupled hydrological-plant growth model for simulating the effect of elevated CO2 on a temperate grassland'. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 246 :42-50. [DOI] [Details]
Kammann, C., S. Ratering, C.-M. Görres, C. Guillet, and C. Müller (2017) 'Stimulation of methane oxidation by CH4-emitting rose chafer larvae in well-aerated grassland soil'. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 53 :491-499. [DOI] [Details]
Jahangir, M. N. R., O. Fenton, C. Müller, R. Harrington, P. Johnston, and K. G. Richards (2017) 'In situ denitrification and DNRA rates in groundwater beneath an integrated constructed wetland'. Water Research, 111 :254-264. [Details]
Houska, T., P. Kraft, R. Liebermann, S. Klatt, D. Kraus, E. Haas, I. Santabarbara, R. Kiese, K. Butterbach-Bahl, C. Müller, and L. Breuer (2017) 'Rejecting hydro-biogeochemical model structures by multi-criteria evaluation'. Environmental Modelling and Software, 93 :1-12. [DOI] [Details]
Harty, M. A., K. L. McGeough, R. Carolan, C. Müller, R. J. Laughlin, G. J. Lanigan, K. G. Richards, and C. J. Watson (2017) 'Effects of urea stabilisers on gross nitrogen transformations in grassland soil'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 109 :23-34. [DOI] [Details]
Haider, G., D. Steffens, C. Müller, and C. I. Kammann (2017) 'Biochar reduced nitrate leaching and improved soil moisture content without yield improvements in a four-year field study'. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Enviroment, 237 :80-94. [DOI] [Details]
Brenzinger, K., K. Kujala, M. A. Horn, G. Moser, C. Guillet, C. Kammann, C. Müller, and G. Braker (2017) 'Soil conditions rather than long-term exposure to elevated CO2 affect soil microbial communities associated with N-cycling'. Frontiers in Microbiology, . [Details]
Aydogan, E. L., H.-J. Busse, G. Moser, C. Müller, P. Kämpfer, and S. P. Glaeser (2017) 'Proposal of Mucilaginibacter galii sp. nov. isolated from the phyllosphere of Galium album'. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 67 :1318-1326. [DOI] [Details]
Andresen, L C, Müller, C, de Dato, G, Dukes, J S, Emmett, B A, Estiarte, M, Jentsch, A, Kröel-Dulay, G, Lüscher, A, Niu, S, Peñuelas, J, Reich, P, Reinsch, S, Ogava, R, Schmidt, I K, Schneider, M K, Sternberg, M, Tietema, A, Zhu, K, Bilton, M C (2016) 'Shifting impacts of climate change: long-term patterns of plant response to elevated CO2, drought and warming across ecosystems'. Advances in Ecological Sciences, 10.1016/bs.aecr.2016.07.001 . [DOI] [Details]
Wang, J., L. Wang, X. Feng, H. Hu, Z. Cai, C. Müller, and J. Zhang (2016) 'Soil N transformations and its controlling factors in temperate grasslands in China: A study from 15N tracing experiment to literature synthesis'. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121 :2949-2959. [DOI] [Details]
Khalil, M. I., M. Abdalla, G. Lanigan, B. Osborne, and C. Müller (2016) 'Evaluation of parametric limitations in simulating greenhouse gas fluxes from Irish arable soils using three process-based models'. Agricultural Sciences, 7 :503-520. [DOI] [Details]
Aydogan, E. L., H.-J. Busse, G. Moser, C. Müller, P. Kämpfer, and S. P. Glaeser (2016) 'Proposal of Mucilaginibacter phyllosphaerae sp. nov. isolated from the phyllosphere of Galium album'. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 66 :4138-4147. [DOI] [Details]
Zhu, T, Zeng, S, Qin, H, Zhou, K, Yang, H, Lan, F, Huang, F, Cao, J, Müller, C (2016) 'Low nitrate retention capacity in calcareous soil under woodland in the karst region of southwestern China'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 97 :88-101. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Zhao, W, Zhang, J, Müller, C, Cai, Z (2016) 'Mechanisms behind the stimulation of nitrification by N input in subtropical acid forest soil'. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 10.1007/s11368-016-1461-y . [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, J, Wang, L, Zhao, W, Hu, H, Feng, X, Müller, C, Cai, Z (2016) 'Soil gross nitrogen transformations along the Northeast China Transect (NECT) and their response to simulated rainfall events'. Scientific Reports, 6 :22830. Available Online [Details]
Zhang, J, Wang, J, Müller, C, Cai, Z (2016) 'Ecological and practical significances of crop species referential N uptake matching with soil N dynamics'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 103 :63-70. [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, J, Tian, P, Tang, J, Yuan, L, Ke, Y, Cai, Z, Zhu, B, Müller, C (2016) 'The characteristics of soil N transformations regulate the composition of hydrologic N export from terrestrial ecosystem'. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121 (12):2949-2959. [DOI] [Details]
Wilson, D, Farrell, C A, Fallon, D, Moser, G, Müller, C, Renou-Wilson, F (2016) 'Multi-year greenhouse gas balances at a rewetted temperate peatland'. Global Change Biology, 10.1111/gcb.13325 . [DOI] [Details]
Wang, J, Cheng, Y, Zhang, J, Müller, C, Cai, Z (2016) 'Soil gross nitrogen transformations along a secondary succession transect in the north subtropical forest ecosystem of southwest China'. Geoderma, 280 :88-95. [DOI] [Details]
Shi, X-Z, Hu, H-W, Müller, C, He, J-Z, Chen, D, Suter, H (2016) 'Effects of the nitrification inhibitor 3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate (DMPP) on nitrification and nitrifiers in two contrasting agricultural soils'. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 62 (17):5236-5248. Available Online [Details]
Renou-Wilson, F, Müller, C, Moser, G, WIlson, D (2016) 'To graze or not to graze? Four years greenhouse gas balances and vegetation composition from a rained and a rewetted organic soil under grassland'. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Enviroment, 222 :156-170. [DOI] [Details]
McGeough, K L, Watson, C J, Müller, C, Laughlin, R J, Chadwick, D R (2016) 'Evidence that the efficacy of the nitrification inhibitor dicyandiamide (DCD) is affected by soil properties in UK soils'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 94 :222-232. [DOI] [Details]
Masse, J, Prescott, C E, Müller, C, Grayston, S J (2016) 'Gross nitrogen transformation rates differ in reconstructed oil-sands soils from natural boreal-forest soils as revealed using a 15N tracing method'. Geoderma, 282 :37-48. [DOI] [Details]
Lenhart, K, Kammann, C, Boeckx, P, Six, J, Müller, C (2016) 'Quantification of ecosystem C cynamics in a long-term FACE study on permanent grassland'. Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM, 30 :963-972. [DOI] [Details]
Jansen-Willems, A B, Lanigan, G J, Clough, T J, Andresen, L C, Müller, C (2016) 'Long-term elevation of temperature affects organic N turnover and associated N2O emissions in a permanent grassland soil'. Biogeosciences Discussions, 10.5194/soil-2016-38 . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Jansen-Willems, A, Lanigan, G, Grünhage, L, Müller, C (2016) 'Carbon cycling in temperate grassland under elevated temperature'. Ecology and Evolution, in press, IDECE-2015-12-00896 . [Details]
Jahangir, M N R, Fenton, O, Gill, L, Müller, C, Johnston, P, Richards, K G (2016) 'Carbon and nitrogen dynamics and greenhouse gases emissions in constructed wetlands: A review'. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20 :1-15. [DOI] [Details]
Haworth, M, Moser, G, Raschi, A, Kammann, C, Grünhage, L, Müller, C (2016) 'Carbon dioxide fertilisation and supressed respiration induce enhanced spring biomass roduction in a mixed species temperate meadow exposed to moderate carbon dioxide enrichment'. Functional Plant Biology, 43 :26-39. [DOI] [Details]
Haider, G, Steffens, D, Müller, C, Kammann, C I (2016) 'Standard extraction methods may underestimate nitrate stocks captured by field aged biochar'. Journal of Environmental Quality, 45 (4):1196-1204. [DOI] [Details]
Gao, W-L, Kou, L, Zhang, J, Müller, C, Wang, H, Yang, H, Shenggong, L (2016) 'Enhanced deposition of nitrate alters microbial cycling of N in a subtropical forest soil'. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 10.1007/s00374-016-1134-4 . [DOI] [Details]
Gao, W-L, Kou, L, Yang, H, Zhang, J, Müller, C, Li, S (2016) 'Ammonium fertilization causes a decoupling of ammonium cycling in a boreal forest'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 101 :114-123. [DOI] [Details]
Gao, W-L, Kou, L, Yang, H, Zhang, J, Müller, C, Li, S (2016) 'Are nitrate production and retention processes in subtropical acidic forest soils responsive to ammonium deposition?'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 100 :102-109. [DOI] [Details]
De Menezes, A B, Müller, C, Clipson, N, Doyle, E M (2016) 'The soil microbiome at the Gi-FACE experiment responds to a moisture gradient but not to CO2 enrichment'. Microbiology - Society for General Microbiology, 10.1099/mic.0.000341 . [DOI] [Details]
Chen, Z, Zhang, J, Xiong, Z, Pan, G, Müller, C (2016) 'Enhanced gross nitrogen transformation rates and nitrogen supply in paddy field under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and temperature'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 94 :80-87. [DOI] [Details]
Chen, Z, DIng, W, Xu, Y, Müller, C, Yu, H, Fan, J (2016) 'Increased N2O emissions during soil drying after waterlogging and spring thaw in a record wet year'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 101 :152-164. [DOI] [Details]
Barry, C D, Renou-Wilson, F, WIlson, D, Müller, C, Foy, R H (2016) 'Magnitude, form and bioavailability of fluvial carbon exports from Irish organic soils under pasture'. Aquatic Sciences, 78 :541-560. [DOI] [Details]
Aydogan, E L, Busse, H-J, Moser, G, Müller, C, Kämpfer, P, Glaeser, S P (2016) 'Aureimonas galii sp. nov. and Aureimonas pseudogalii sp. nov. isolated from the phyllosphere of Galium album'. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 10.1099/ijsem.0.001200 . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Cahalan, E., M. Ernfors, C. Müller, D. Devaney, R. J. Laughlin, C. J. Watson, D. Hennessy, M. I. Khalil, K. L. McGeough, K. G. Richards (2015) 'The effect of the nitrification inhibitor dicyandiamide (DCD) on nitrous oxide and methane emissions after cattle slurry application to Irish grassland'. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 199 :339-349. [DOI] [Details]
Zhu, T., T. Meng, J. Zhang, W. Zhong, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2015) 'Fungi-dominant heterotrophic nitrification in a subtropical forest soil of China'. Journal Of Soils And Sediments, 15 :705-709. [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, J., C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2015) 'Heterotrophic nitrification of organic N and its contribution to nitrous oxide emissions in soils'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 84 :199-209. [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, J., T. Lan, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2015) 'Dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) plays an important role in soil nitrogen onservation in neutral and alkaline but not acidic rice soil'. Journal Of Soils And Sediments, 15 :523-531. [DOI] [Details]
Wang, J., B. Zhu, J. Zhang, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2015) 'Mechanisms of soil N dynamics following long-term application of organic fertilizers to subtropical rain-fed purple soil in China'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 91 :222-231. [DOI] [Details]
Schimmelpfennig, S., C. Kammann, G. Moser, L. Grünhage, and C. Müller (2015) 'Changes in trace element and mineral contents of grasses and forbs following Miscanthus x giganteus feedstock, hydrochar and biochar application to temperate grassland'. Grass and Forage Science, . [DOI] [Details]
Rex, D., S. Schimmelpfennig, A. Willems, G. Moser, C. Kammann, and C. Müller (2015) 'Microbial community shifts 2.6 years after top dressing of Miscanthus biochar, hydrochar and feedstock on a temperate grassland site'. Plant and Soil, . [DOI] [Details]
Keidel, L., C. Kammann, L. Grünhage, G. Moser, and C. Müller (2015) 'Positive feedback of elevated CO2 on soil respiration in late autumn and winter'. Biogeosciences, 12 :1257-1269. [DOI] [Details]
Kammann, C. I., H.-P. Schmidt, N. Messerschmidt, S. Linsel, D. Steffens, C. Müller, H.-W. Koyro, P. Conte, and J. Stephen (2015) 'Plant growth improvement mediated by nitrate capture in cocomposted biochar'. Scientific Reports, 5 :11080. [DOI] [Details]
Jiang, X., X. Xin, S. Li, J. Zhou, T. Zhu, C. Müller, Z. Cai, and A. L. Wright (2015) 'Effects of Fe oxide on N transformations in subtropical acid soils'. Scientific Reports, 5 :8615. [DOI] [Details]
Haider, G., H.-W. Koyro, F. Azam, D. Steffens, C. Müller, and C. Kammann (2015) 'Biochar but not humic acid product amendment affected maize yields via improving plant-soil moisture relations'. Plant and Soil, 395 :141-157. [DOI] [Details]
Cheng, Y., J. Zhang, C. Müller, and S.-Q. Wang (2015) '15N tracing study to understand the N supply associated with organic amendments in a vineyard soil'. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 51 :983-993. [DOI] [Details]
Cheng, Y., J. Wang, J. Zhang, C. Müller, and S.-Q. Wang (2015) 'Mechanistic insights into the effects of N fertilizer application on N2O-emission pathways in acidic soil of a tea plantation'. Plant and Soil, 389 :45-57. [DOI] [Details]
Chen, Z., W. Ding, Y. Xu, C. Müller, T. Rütting, H. Yu, J. Fan, J. Zhang, and T. Zhu (2015) 'Importance of heterotrophic nitrification and dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium in a cropland soil: Evidences from a 15N tracing study to literature synthesis'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 91 :65-75. [DOI] [Details]
Cahalan, E., E. Minet, M. Ernfors, C. Müller, D. Devaney, P. J. Forrestal, and K. G. Richards (2015) 'The effect of precipitation and application rate on dicyandiamide persistence and efficiency in two Irish grassland soils'. Soil Use and Management, 31 :367-374. [DOI] [Details]
Ernfors, M., F. P. Brennan, R. G. Richards, K. L. McGeough, B. S. Griffiths, R. J. Laughlin, C. J. Watson, L. Philippot, J. Grant, J. Minet, E. Moynihan, and C. Müller (2014) 'The nitrification inhibitor dicyandiamide increases mineralization immobilization turnover in slurry amended grassland soil'. Journal of Agricultural Science, 152 :S137-S149. [DOI] [Details]
Zhu, T., J. Zhang, T. Meng, Y. Zhang, J. Yang, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2014) 'Tea plantation destroys soil retention of NO3- and increases N2O emissions in subtropical China'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 73 :106-114. [DOI] [Details]
Zhu, T., Q. Dang, J. Zhang, C. Müller, and Z. Cai (2014) 'Reductive soil disinfestation (RSD) alters gross N transformation rates and reduces NO and N2O emissions in degraded vegetable soils'. Plant and Soil, 382 :269-280. [DOI] [Details]
Renou-Wilson, F., C. Barry, C. Müller, and D. Wilson (2014) 'The impacts of drainage, nutrient status and management practice on the full carbon balance of grasslands on organic soils in a maritime temperate zone'. Biogeosciences, 11 :4361-4379. [DOI] [Details]
Müller, C., and T. J. Clough (2014) 'Advances in understanding nitrogen flows and transformations: gaps and research pathways'. Journal of Agricultural Science, 152 :S34-S44. [DOI] [Details]
Müller, C., and E. K. Bünemann (2014) 'A 33P tracing model for quantifying gross P transformation rates in soil'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 76 :218-226. [DOI] [Details]
Dieterich, B., J. Finnan, T. Hochstrasser, and C. Müller (2014) 'The greenhouse gas balance of a dairy farm as influenced by the uptake of biogas production'. Bioenergy Research, 7 :95-109. [DOI] [Details]
Chen, Z., W. Ding, Y. Luo, H. Yu, Y. Xu, C. Müller, X. Xu, and T. Zhu (2014) 'Nitrous oxide emissions from cultivated black soil: A case study in Northeast China and global estimates using empirical model'. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27 :1311-1326. [DOI] [Details]
Schimmelpfennig, S., C. Müller, L. Grünhage, C. Koch, and C. Kammann (2014) 'Biochar, hydrochar and uncarbonized feedstock application to permanent grassland - effects on greenhouse gas emissions and plant growth'. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 191 :39-52. [Details]
Müller, C., R. J. Laughlin, O. Spott, and T. Rütting (2014) 'Quantification of N2O emission pathways via a 15N tracing model'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 72 :44-54. [Details]
McGeough, K. L., C. Müller, R. J. Laughlin, C. J. Watson, M. Ernfors, E. Cahalan, and K. G. Richards (2014) 'The effect of dicyandiamide addition to cattle slurry on soil gross N transformations at a grassland site in Northern Ireland'. Journal of Agricultural Science, 152 :S125-S136. [DOI] [Details]
Wilson, D. Mueller, C. Renou-Wilson, F. (2013) 'Carbon emissions and removals from Irish peatlands: current trends and future mitigation measures'. Irish Geography, DOI: 10.1080/00750778.2013.848542 . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Khalil, I; Richards, M; Osborne, BA; Williams, M; Mueller, C (2013) 'Simulation and validation of greenhouse gas emissions and SOC stock changes in arable land using the ECOSSE model'. Atmospheric Environment, 81 :616-624. [Details]
Khalil, M.I, Kiely, G., O'Brien, P. and Mueller, C. (2013) 'Organic carbon stocks in agricultural soils in Ireland using combined empirical and GIS approaches'. Geoderma, 193-194 :222-235. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, Y; Zhang, J; Meng, T; Zhu, T; Müller, C; Cai, Z (2013) 'Heterotorophic nitrification is the predominant NO3- production pathway in acid coniferous forest soil in subtropical China'. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 49 :955-957. [Details]
Zhang, J; Zhu, T; Meng, T; Zhang, Y; Yang, J; Yang, W; Müller, C; Cai, Z (2013) 'Agricultural land use affects nitrate production and conservation in humid subtropical soils in China'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 62 :107-114. [Details]
Zhang, J; Cai, Z; Zhu, T-B; Yang,W-Y; Müller, C (2013) 'Mechanisms for the retention of inorganic N in acidic forest soils of southern China'. Scientific Reports, 3 :2342_1-2342_8. [Details]
Wilson, D; Farrell, C; Müller, C; Hepp, S; Renou-Wilson, F (2013) 'Rewetted industrial cutaway peatlands in western Ireland: a prime location for climate change mitigation?'. Mires and Peatlands, 11 :1-22. [Details]
Müller, C; Clough, T J (2013) 'Advances in understanding nitrogen flows and transformations: gaps and research pathways'. Journal of Agricultural Science, . [DOI] [Details]
Inselsbacher, E; Wanek, W; Strauss, J; Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S; Müller, C (2013) 'A novel 15N tracer model reveals: plant nitrate uptake governs nitrogen transformation rates in agricultural soils'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 57 :301-310. [Details]
Dieterich, B; Finnan, J; Hochstrasser, T; Müller, C (2013) 'The greenhouse gas balance of a dairy farm as influenced by the uptake of biogas production'. Bioenergy Research, 7 :95-109. [DOI] [Details]
Clough, T J; Müller, C; Laughlin, R J (2013) 'Using stable isotopes to follow excreta N dynamics and N2O emissions in animal production systems'. Animal, 7 :418-426. [Details]
Clough, T J; Condron,L M; Kammann, C; Müller, C (2013) 'A review of biochar and soil nitrogen dynamics'. Agronomy Journal, 3 :275-293. [Details]
Khalil, M. I., M. Richards, B. Osborne, M. Williams, and C. Müller (2013) 'Simulation and validation of greenhouse gas emissions and SOC stock changes in arable land using the ECOSSE model'. Atmospheric Environment, 81 :616-625. [Details]
Zhang, J., Zhu, T., Cai, Z., Shengwu, Q. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'Effects of long-term repeated mineral and organic fertilizer applications on soil gross nitrogen transformations'. European Journal of Soil Science, 63 (1):75-85. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Augustenborg, C.A., Hepp, S., Kammann, C., Hagan, D., Schmidt, O. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'Biochar and Earthworm Effects on Soil Nitrous Oxide and Carbon Dioxide Emissions'. Journal of Environmental Quality, 41 (4):1203-1209. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Augustenborg, C., McBennett, L., Connolly, L., Priegnitz, U., Finnan, J. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'Farmers' perspectives for the development of a bioenergy industry in Ireland'. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 4 (5):597-610. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Busch, D., Kammann, C., Grunhage, L. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'Simple biotoxicity tests for evaluation of carbonaceous soil additives: Establishment and reproducibility of four test procedures'. Journal of Environmental Quality, 41 (4):1023-1032. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dieterich, B., Finnan, J., Frost, P.G.H., Gilkinson, S. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'The extent of methane (CH4) emissions after fertilisation of grassland with digestate'. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 48 (8):981-985. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Hochstrasser, T., Moser, G., Kammann, C. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'Resilience of diverse grassland communities'. Aspects of Applied Biology, 115:141-146 . [Details]
Inselsbacher, E., Wanek, W., Strauss, J., Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'A novel 15N tracer model reveals: Plant nitrate uptake governs nitrogen transformation rates in agricultural soils'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Kammann, C., Ratering, S., Eckard, C. and Mueller, C. (2012) 'Effects of biochars or hydrochars on greenhouse gas (Carbon Dioxide, Nitrous Oxide, and Methane) fluxes from soils'. Journal of Environmental Quality, 41 (4):1052-1066. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Lenhart, K., Bunge, M., Ratering, S., Neu, T.R., Schüttmann, I., Greule, M., Kammann, C., Schnell, S., Mueller, C., Zorn, H. and Keppler, F. (2012) 'Evidence for methane production by saprotrophic fungi'. Nature Communications, 3, Article No. 1046 . [DOI] [Details]
McGeough, K., Laughlin, R.J., Watson, C.J., Mueller, C., Ernfors, M., Cahalan, E. and Richards, K.G. (2012) 'The effect of cattle slurry in combination with nitrate and the nitrification inhibitor dicyandiamide on in situ nitrous oxide and dinitrogen emissions'. Biogeosciences, 9:9169-9199 . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Meade, G., Pierce, K., O'Doherty, J.V., Mueller, C., Hepp, S., Lanigan, G. and Mc Cabe, T. (2012) 'Gaseous emissions of methane and carbon dioxide following land application of high and low nitrogen pig manures to winter wheat at three key crop growth stages'. Journal of Agricultural Science, 140 :208-217. [DOI] [Details]
Straelens, J., Rutting, T., Huygens, D., De Schrijver, A., Mueller, C., Verheyen, K. and Boeckx, P. (2012) 'In situ gross nitrogen transformations differ between temperate deciduous and coniferous forest soils'. Biogeochemistry, 108 (1-3):259-277. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Willems, A.B., Augustenborg, C.A., Hepp, S., Lanigan, G., Hochstrasser, T., Kammann, C. and Mueller, C. (2011) 'Carbon dioxide emissions from spring ploughing of grassland in Ireland'. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 144 (1):347-351. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Rütting, T., Boeckx, P., Müller, C. and Klemedtsson, L.; (2011) 'Assessment of the importance of dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium for the terrestrial nitrogen cycle'. Biogeosciences, 8 (7):1779-1791. [DOI] [Details]
Abbasi, M.K. and Mueller, C. (2011) 'Trace gas fluxes of CO2, CH4 and N2O in a permanent grassland soil exposed to elevated CO2 in the Giessen FACE study'. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11 (17):9333-9342. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Regan, K., Kammann, C., Hartung, K., Lenhart, K., Müller, C., Philippot, L., Kandeler, E. and Marhan, S. ; (2011) 'Can differences in microbial abundances help explain enhanced N2O emissions in a permanent grassland under elevated atmospheric CO2 ?'. Global Change Biology, 17 (10):3176-3186. [DOI] [Details]
Rütting, T., Huygens, D., Straelens, J., Müller, C. and Boeckx, P. ; (2011) 'Advances in 15N-tracing experiments: new labelling and data analysis approaches'. Biochemical Society Transactions, 39 :279-283. [DOI] [Details]
Müller, C., Laughlin, R.J., Christie, P. and Watson, C.J.; (2011) 'Effects of repeated fertilizer and slurry applications over 38 years on N dynamics in a temperate grassland soil'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 43 (6):1362-1371. [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, J., Müller, C., Chen, Y. and Cai, Z.; (2011) 'Heterotrophic nitrification is the predominant NO3- production mechanism in coniferous but not broad-leaf acid forest soil in subtropical China'. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 47 (5):533-542. [DOI] [Details]
Straelens, J., Rütting, T., Huygens, D., De Schrijver, A., Müller, C., Verheyen, K. and Boeckx, P.; (2011) 'In situ gross nitrogen transformations differ between temperate deciduous and coniferous forest soils'. Biogeochemistry, Published online before print . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Augustenborg, C., S. Hepp, C. Kammann, D. Hagan, and C. Müller; (2011) 'Impact of biochar on soil N2O and CO2 emissions in the presence of earthworms'. Journal of Environmental Quality, . [DOI] [Details]
Meade, G., Pierce, K., O'Doherty, J.V., Mueller, C., Lanigan, G. and Mc Cabe, T.; (2011) 'Ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions following land application of high and low nitrogen pig manures to winter wheat at three growth stages'. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 140 (1-2):208-217. [DOI] [Details]
Meade, G. and Pierce, K. and Oâ¿¿Doherty, JV and Mueller, C. and Lanigan, G. and Mc Cabe, T. (2011) 'Ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions following land application of high and low nitrogen pig manures to winter wheat at three growth stages'. Agriculture, ecosystems \& environment, 140 (1):208-217. [Details]
Willems, A.B., Augustenborg, C.A., Hepp, S., Lanigan, G., Hochstrasser, T., Kammann, C. and Mueller, C. (2011) 'Carbon dioxide emissions from spring ploughing of grassland in Ireland'. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 144 (1):347-351. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Abbasi, M K, Müller, C (2011) 'Trace gas fluxes of CO2, CH4 and N2O in a permanent grassland soil exposed to elevated CO2 in the Giessen FACE study'. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11 :9333-9342. [Details]
Meade, G, Pierce, K, O'Doherty, J V, Müller, C, Lanigan, G, Mc Cabe, T (2011) 'Ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions following land application of high and low nitrogen pig manures to winter wheat at three growth stages'. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 140 :208-217. [Details]
Müller, C, Laughlin, R J, Christie, P, Watson, C J (2011) 'Effects of repeated fertilizer and slurry applications over 38 years on N dynamics in a temperate grassland soil'. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 43 :1362-1371. [Details]
Regan, K, Kammann, C, Hartung, K, Lenhart, K, Müller, C, Philippot, L, Kandeler, E, Marhan, S (2011) 'Can differences in microbial abundances help explain enhanced N2O emissions in a permanent grassland under elevated atmospheric CO2 ?'. Global Change Biology, 17 (8):3176-3186. [Details]
Richards, K, Ernfors, M, Cahalan, E, Selbie, D, Minet, E, Dennis, S, Watson, C J, Laughlin, R J, McGeough, K L, Müller, C, Rooney, D, Cameron, K C, Khalil, M I, Hennessy, D, Lalor, S T J , Murphy, J (2011) 'The use of inhibitors to reduce nitrogen losses to the environment'. TResearch, 6 (2):12-13. [Details]
Rütting, T, Boeckx, P, Müller, C, Klemedtsson, L (2011) 'Assessment of the importance of dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium for the terrestrial nitrogen cycle'. Biogeosciences, 8 :1779-1791. [Details]
Rütting, T, Huygens, D, Straelens, J, Müller, C, Boeckx, P (2011) 'Advances in 15N-tracing experiments: new labelling and data analysis approaches'. Biochemical Society Transactions, 39 :279-283. [Details]
Willems, A, Augustenborg, C, Hepp, S, Lanigan, G, Hochstrasser, T, Kammann, C, Müller, C (2011) 'Carbon dioxide emissions from spring ploughing of grassland in Ireland'. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 144 :347-351. [Details]
Wilson, D, Müller, C, Renou-Wilson, F (2011) 'Carbon gas fluxes from Irish peatlands: Current emissions and future trends'. Journal of Environmental Management, submitted . [Details]
Zhang, J, Müller, C, Zhu, T, Chen, Y, Cai, Z (2011) 'Heterotrophic nitrification is the predominant NO3- production mechanism in coniferous but not broad-leaf acid forest soil in subtropical China'. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 47 :533-542. [Details]
Zhang, J, Zhu, T, Cai, Z, Müller, C (2011) 'Nitrogen cycling in forest soils across climate gradients in Eastern China'. Plant and Soil, 342 :419-432. [Details]
Zhu, T, Zhang, J, Cai, Z, Müller, C (2011) 'The N transformation mechanisms for rapid nitrate accumulation in soils under intensive vegetable cultivation'. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 11 :1178-1189. [Details]
Gleeson, D.E., Müller, C., Banerjee, S., Ma, W., Siciliano, S.D., and Murphy, D.V. ; (2010) 'Response of ammonia oxidizing archaea and bacteria to changing water filled pore space'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 42 (10):1888-1891. [DOI] [Details]
Rütting, T., Clough, T.J., Müller, C., Lieffering, M., and Newton, P.C.D.; (2010) 'Ten years of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide alters soil nitrogen transformations in a sheep-grazed pasture'. Global Change Biology, 16 (9):2530-2542. [DOI] [Details]
Stange, C. F., Dilly, O., and Müller, C. ; (2009) 'An inverse abundance approach to separate soil N pools and gaseous N fluxes into fractions related to ammonium, NO3- and soil organic nitrogen'. European Journal of Soil Science, 60 :907-915. [DOI] [Details]
Laughlin, R.J., Rütting, T., Müller, C., Watson, C.J. and Stevens, R.J.; (2009) 'Effect of acetate on soil respiration, N2O emissions and gross N transformations related to fungi and bacteria in a grassland soil'. Applied Soil Ecology, 42 :25-30. [DOI] [Details]
Kammann, C., Hepp, S., Lenhart, K. and Müller, C.; (2009) 'Stimulation of methane consumption by endogenous CH4 production in aerobic grassland soil'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 41 :622-629. [DOI] [Details]
Kool, D.M., Müller, C., Wrage, N., Oenema, O. and van Groeningen, J-W.; (2009) 'Oxygen exchange between nitrogen oxides and H2O can occur during nitrifier pathways'. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41 :1632-1641. [DOI] [Details]
Müller, C., Rütting, T., Abbassi, M. K., Laughlin, R. J., Kammann, C., Clough, T. J., Sherlock, R. R., Kattge, J., Jäger, H.-J., Watson, C. J. and Steven, R.J.; (2009) 'Effect of elevated CO2 on soil N dynamics in a temperate grassland soil'. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41 :1996-2001. [DOI] [Details]
Dieterich, B., Finnan, J., Hochstrasser, T., Hepp, S., Augustenborg, C. and Müller, C.; (2008) 'State and development of bioenergy in the Republic of Ireland'. Aspects of Applied Biology, 90 :27-34. Available Online [Details]
Rütting, T. & Müller, C.; (2008) 'Process-specific analysis of nitrite dynamics in a permanent grassland soil by using a Monte Carlo sampling technique'. European Journal of Soil Science, 59 :208-215. Available Online [Details]
Laughlin, R.J., Stevens, R.J., Müller, C. & Watson, C.J.; (2008) 'Evidence that fungi can oxidize NH4+ to NO3- in a grassland soil'. European Journal of Soil Science, 59 :285-291. Available Online [Details]
Huygens, D., Boeckx, P., Templer, P., Paulino, L., Van Cleemput, O., Oyarzún, C., Müller, C. & Godoy, R.; (2008) 'Mechanisms for retention of bioavailable nitrogen in volcanic rainforest soils'. Nature Geoscience, 1 :543-548. [DOI] [Details]
Rütting, T., Huygens, D., Müller, C., van Cleemput, O., Godoy, R. and Boeckx, P.; (2008) 'Functional role of DNRA and nitrite reduction in a pristine south Chilean Nothofagus forest'. Biogeochemistry, 90 (3):243-258. [DOI] [Details]
Kammann, C., Müller, C., Grünhage, L. & Jäger, H-J.; (2008) 'Elevated CO2 stimulates N2O emissions in permanent grassland'. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 40 :2194-2205. [DOI] [Details]
Huygens, D,Ruetting, T,Boeckx, P,Van Cleemput, O,Godoy, R,Mueller, C; (2007) 'Soil nitrogen conservation mechanisms in a pristine south Chilean Nothofagus forest ecosystem'. SOIL BIOL BIOCHEM, 39 :2448-2458. [DOI] [Details]
Ruetting, T,Mueller, C; (2007) 'N-15 tracing models with a Monte Carlo optimization procedure provide new insights on gross N transformations in soils'. SOIL BIOL BIOCHEM, 39 :2351-2361. [DOI] [Details]
Pahlich, E., Müller, C., Jäger, H.-J.; (2007) 'New insights into the dynamics of the glutathione – ascorbate redox system of plants'. Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality, 81 :110-120. [Details]
Denef, K., Bubenheim, H., Lenhart, K., Vermeulen, J., van Cleemput, O., Boeckx, P. and Müller, C.; (2007) 'Community shifts and carbon translocation within metabolically-active rhizosphere microorganisms in grasslands under elevated CO2'. Biogeosciences, 4 :769-779. Available Online [Details]
Rütting, T. and Müller, C; (2007) '15N tracing models with a Monte Carlo optimization procedure provide new insights on gross N transformations in soils'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 39 :2351-2361. Available Online [Details]
Huygens, D., Rütting, T., Boeckx, P., van Cleemput, O., Godoy, R.and Müller, C.; (2007) 'Soil nitrogen conservation mechanisms in a pristine south Chilean Nothofagus forest ecosystem'. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 39 :2448-2458. Available Online [Details]
Müller, C., Rütting, T., Kattge, J., Laughlin, R. J. and Stevens, R. J. ; (2007) 'Estimation of parameters in complex 15N tracing models via Monte Carlo sampling'. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 39 :715-726. Available Online [Details]
Cookson, W.R., Müller, C., O'Brien, P.A., Murphy, D.V. and Grierson, P.F. ; (2006) 'Nitrogen dynamics in an Australian semi-arid grassland soil'. ECOLOGY, 87 :2047-2057. Available Online [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J. and Laughlin, R. J. ; (2006) 'Sources of nitrite in a permanent grassland soil'. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE, 57 :337-343. Available Online [Details]
Bräuning, H., Pahlich, E., Müller, C. & Jäger, H.-J. ; (2005) 'Changes of the redox status of glutathione and ascorbate in leaves and apoplast of Phaseolus vulgaris cultivars under ozone stres'. PHYTON, 45 :279-293. [Details]
Azam, F., Müller, C. ; (2005) 'Effect of 3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate on some microbial processes in soil'. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 8 :606-613. Available Online [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J. ; (2005) 'Response to comments by Luxhøi et al. to the paper A 15N tracing model to analyse N transformations''. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 37 :1007-1008. Available Online [Details]
Müller, C., Abbasi, M. K., Kammann, C., Clough, T. J., Sherlock, R. R., Stevens, R. J., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2004) 'Soil respiratory quotient determined via barometric process separation combined with nitrogen-15 labeling'. SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA JOURNAL, 68 :1610-1615. [Details]
Müller, C., Sherlock, R. R. ; (2004) 'Nitrous oxide emissions from temperate grassland ecosystems in the northern and southern hemispheres'. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 18 . [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J.; (2004) 'A 15N tracing model to analyse N transformations in old grassland soil'. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 36 :619-632. [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2004) 'Microbial processes and the site of N2O production in a temperate grassland soil'. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 36 :453-461. [Details]
Ryan, M., Müller, C., Di, H. J., Cameron, K. C. ; (2004) 'The use of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) to simulate N2O emissions from a temperate grassland ecosystem'. ECOLOGICAL MODELLING, 175 :189-914. [Details]
Stehfest, E., Müller, C. ; (2004) 'Simulation of N2O emissions from an urine-affected pasture in New Zealand with the ecosystem model DayCent'. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, 109 . [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J. ; (2003) 'Evidence of carbon stimulated N transformations in grassland soil after slurry application'. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 35 :285-293. [Details]
Müller, C., Kammann, C., Ottow, J. C. G., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2003) 'Nitrous oxide emission from frozen grassland soil and during thawing periods'. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenernahrung und Bodenkunde, 166 :46-53. [Details]
Müller, C. ; (2003) 'Plants affect the in situ N2O emissions of a temperate grassland ecosystem'. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenernahrung und Bodenkunde, 166 :771-773. [Details]
Jäger, H.-J., Schmidt, S. W., Kammann, C., Grünhage, L., Müller, C., Hanewald, K. ; (2003) 'The University of Giessen Free-Air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment Study: Description of the experimental site and of a new enrichment system'. Journal of Applied Botany, 77 :117-127. [Details]
Azam, F., Müller, C. ; (2003) 'Effect of sodium chloride on denitrification in glucose amended soil treated with ammonium and nitrate nitrogen'. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenernahrung und Bodenkunde, 166 :594-600. [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Ottow, J. C. G., Jäger, H.-J; (2003) 'Ammonium immobilisation during chloroform fumigation'. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 35 :651-665. [Details]
Azam, F., Müller, C., Weiske, A., Benckiser, G., Ottow, J. C. G. ; (2002) 'Nitrification and denitrification as sources of atmospheric nitrous oxide - role of oxidizable carbon and applied nitrogen'. BIOLOGY AND FERTILITY OF SOILS, 35 :54-61. [Details]
Müller, C., Martin, M., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Kammann, C., Ottow, J. C. G., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2002) 'Processes leading to N2O emissions in grassland soil during freezing and thawing'. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 34 :1325-1331. [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Azam, F., Ottow, J. C. G. ; (2002) 'The nitrification inhibitor DMPP had no effect on denitrifying enzyme activity'. SOIL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 34 :1825-1827. [Details]
Azam, F., Benckiser, G., Müller, C., Ottow, J. C. G.; (2001) 'Release, movement and recovery of 3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate (DMPP), ammonium, and nitrate from stabilized nitrogen fertilizer granules in a silty clay soil under laboratory conditions'. BIOLOGY AND FERTILITY OF SOILS, 34 :118-125. [Details]
Clough, T. J., Sherlock, R. R., Cameron, K. C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Müller, C. ; (2001) 'Resolution of the 15N balance enigma?'. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 39 :1419-1431. [Details]
Kammann, C., Grünhage, L., Müller, C., Jacobi, S., Jäger, H.-J. ; (1998) 'Seasonal variability and mitigation options for N2O emissions from differently managed grasslands'. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, 102 :179-186. [Details]
Müller, C., Sherlock, R. R., Williams, P. H. ; (1998) 'Field method to determine N2O emission from nitrification and denitrification'. BIOLOGY AND FERTILITY OF SOILS, 28 :51-55. [Details]
Khan, R. Z., Müller, C., Sommer, S. G.; (1997) 'Micrometeorological mass balance technique for measuring CH4 emission from stored cattle slurry'. BIOLOGY AND FERTILITY OF SOILS, 24 :442-444. [Details]
Müller, C., Sherlock, R. R., Williams, P. H. ; (1997) 'Mechanistic model for N2O emission via nitrification and denitrification'. BIOLOGY AND FERTILITY OF SOILS, 24 :231-238. [Details]
Müller, C. ; (1992) 'Eine Kaktee unter den Fuchsien'. Gartenpraxis, 18 :58-59. [Details]
Müller, C., Dapper, H. ; (1991) 'Eine Pflanze für Liebhaber: Fuchsia lycioides'. Fuchsia lycioides Zierpflanzenbau, 17 :660-664. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Khalil, M.I., Smith, J., Abdalla, M., O'Brien, P., Smith, P. and Mueller, C. (2012) Prediction of nitrous oxide emissions from Irish arable lands using the ECOSSE model The 17th International Nitrogen Workshop: Innovations for the Sustainable Use of Nitrogen Resources [Details]
Khalil, M I, Lanigan, G, Abdalla, M, Richards, M, Osborne, B, Jones, M, Williams, M, Helmy, M, Saunders, M, Smith, J, Smith, P, Müller, C (2012) Evaluation of process-based models for simulating coupled C and N emissions from an arable land of IrelandEvaluation of process-based models for simulating coupled C and N emissions from an arable land of Ireland The importance of land-atmosphere fluxes of methane and nitrous oxide for the global greenhouse-gas balance ⿿ The need for a FLUXNET-GHG Hyytiälä, Finland, [Details]
Khalil, M.I., Smith, J.U., Abdalla, M., O'Brien, P., Smith P. and Mueller, C. (2012) Simulation of greenhouse gases and organic carbon in irish arable land using the ECOSSE model Agricultural Research Forum Meeting Tullamore, Ireland, , 12-MAR-12 - 13-MAR-12 , pp.110-110 [Details]
Renou-Wilson, F., Wilson, D. and Mueller, C. (2012) Methane emissions from peat soils under grassland: impact of rewetting . In: Magnusson, T eds. 14th International Peat Congress Sweden, , pp.204-1-204-6 [Details]
Cahalan, E., Ernfors, M., Devaney, D., Khalil, M.I., Müller, C., Laughlin, R., Watson, C., Hennessy, D., McGeough, V. and Richards, K.G.; (2011) Use of a nitrification inhibitor to decrease nitrous oxide emissions after application of slurry to Irish grassland . In: Edinburgh eds. International conference on Nitrogen and Global Change: Key Findings - Future Challenges , 11-APR-11 - 21-APR-11 [Details]
Khalil, M.I., O'Brien, P., Kiely, G. and Mueller, C.; (2011) High spatial resolution data for land use-soil type can reliably estimate baseline organic carbon stocks in agricultural soils International Symposium on Soil organic Matter: Organic Matter Dynamics - from Soils to Oceans Leuven, Belgium, , 11-JUL-11 - 14-JUL-11 , pp.107 [Details]
Khalil, M.I., O'Brien, P., Kiely, G. and Mueller, C.; (2011) Empirical estimation of baseline organic carbon stocks for agricultural soils in the ROI Agricultural Research Forum 2011 Tullamore, , 14-MAR-11 - 15-MAR-11 [Details]
Renou-Wilson, F., Wilson, D., Foy, B. and Mueller, C.; (2011) CALISTO: CArbon Loss from Histosols . In: Caron, P. and Rochefort, L eds. International Symposium on Responsible Peatland Management Quebec City, Canada, , 13-JUN-11 - 17-JUN-11 , pp.77 [Details]
Hochstrasser, T., Hepp, S., Dieterich, B., Augustenborg, C., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J., Finnan, J. and Mueller, C. (2011) Bio-GrAsS: Evaluating Irish grassland as a source for bioenergy: Environmental impacts and long-term sustainability British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference Belfast, , 20-SEP-11 - 21-SEP-11 , pp.141-142 Available Online [Details]
Cahalan, E., Ernfors, M., Mueller, C., Devaney, D., Khalil, M.I., Lauglin, R., Watson, C., McGeough, K., Hennessy, D. and Richards, K.G.; (2011) The effect of dicyandiamide (DCD) amended cattle slurry on herbage production at three Irish grassland sites Agricultural Research Forum 2011 Tullamore, , 14-MAR-11 - 15-MAR-11 [Details]
Khalil, M.I., O'Brien, P., Kiely, G. and Mueller, C. (2011) Vegetation and soil type matter for estimation of organic carbon stocks in agricultural soils The 20th International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry - Frontiers In Biogeochemistry Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, , 27-SEP-11 - 30-SEP-11 , pp.O-14 [Details]
Khalil, M I, Smith, J U, Abdalla, M, O'Brien, P, Smith, P, Müller, C (2011) Predicting coupled emissions of N2O, CO2 and CH4 from arable fields in Ireland using the ECOSSE modelPredicting coupled emissions of N2O, CO2 and CH4 from arable fields in Ireland using the ECOSSE model AGU Fall meeting San Francisco, [Details]
Khalil, M.I., O'Brien, P., Kiely, G. and Mueller, C.; (2011) Empirical estimation of organic carbon stocks fro agricultural soils in the Republic of Ireland European Geosciences General Assembly 2011 [Details]
Hepp, S., Augustenborg, C., Dieterich, B., Hochstrasser, T., and Müller, C. ; (2010) Impacts of soil moisture on trace gas emissions from grassland: a case study on grassland in Northern Ireland 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Soil Solutions for a Changing World Brisbane, Australia, , 01-AUG-10 - 06-AUG-10 , pp.117-120 [Details]
Cahalan, E., Müller, C., Richards, K. G., Ernfors, M., Khalil, M.I., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J., Hennessy, D. and Devaney, D. ; (2010) Assessing the Effect of Spreading Method and use of the Nitrification Inhibitor DCD, on Trace Gas Emissions from Grassland Amended with Cattle Slurry RAMIRAN 14th International Conference Proceedings- Challenges and Opportunities towards sustainable management Lisbon, Portugal, , 12-SEP-10 - 15-SEP-10 , pp.197-200 [Details]
Cahalan, E., Richards, K.G., Mueller, C., Khalil, M.I., Laughlin, R., Watson, C., Hennessy, D. and Devaney, D.; (2010) Can nitrification inhibitor DCD decrease nitous oxide emissions from slurry applied to grassland? International Conference jointly organized by the British Society of Animal Science and Agricultural Research Forum, Ireland [Details]
Cahalan, E., Richards, K.G., Mueller, C., Khalil, M.I., Laughlin, R., Watson, C., Hennessy, D. and Devaney, D.; (2010) Can nitrification inhibitor DCD decrease nitrous oxide emissions from slurry applied to grassland? International Conference jointly organized by the British Society of Animal Science and Agricultural Research Forum, Ireland [Details]
Müller, C., Rütting, T., and Laughlin, R.J. ; (2010) Quantification of process-based gross N transformation rates in soils based on 15N tracing - theory and application NitroEurope IP Open Science Conference - Reactive Nitrogen and the European Greenhouse Gas Balance Solothurn, Switzerland, , 03-FEB-10 - 04-FEB-10 , pp.16 [Details]
Müller, C., Rütting, T., Kattge, J. and Laughlin. R.J.; (2008) Quantification of gross N transformation rates in soils via 15N tracing Eurosoil 2008 Vienna, , 25-AUG-08 - 29-AUG-08 Available Online [Details]
Kammann, C., Müller, C., Grünhage, L., Jäger, H.-J.; (2007) Long-term FACE increased N-use efficiency and N2O emissions in temperate grassland Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GfÖ) Marburg, , 10-SEP-07 - 14-SEP-07 Available Online [Details]
Huygens, D., Boeckx, P., van Cleemput, O, Godoy, R and Müller, C. ; (2006) Elucidating Mineral N Retention Pathways in an Old-Growth South Chilean Temperate Forest Using a 15N Tracing Model 18th World Congress of Soil Science Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, , 09-JUL-06 - 15-JUL-06 Available Online [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Jäger, H.-J; (2004) Novel 15N-tracing techniques to quantify microbial N-transformations and mechanisms for N2O production in temperate grassland ecosystems 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-10) Cancun, Mexico, [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J. ; (2004) Quantifying microbial N transformation rates and processes for N2O production in a semi-natural temperate grassland soil . In: Braker, G., Conrad, R., Stubner, C. eds. Ecological Aspects of Denitrification, with Emphasis on Agriculture COST action 856, European Union, Marburg, Germany, , pp.pp. V30-pp. V30 [Details]
Kammann, C., Jäckel, U., Müller, C., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2004) Long-term FACE in old grassland: searching the causes for the altered N2O and CH4 trace gas fluxes . In: Blum, H eds. Short- and long-term effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on managed ecosystems CSF, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, , pp.74-74 [Details]
Abbasi, M. K., Müller, C., Kammann, C., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2004) N transformations and trace gas emissions in a permanent grassland soil after 6 years of exposure to elevated CO2 . In: Blum, H eds. Short- and long-term effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on managed ecosystems CSF, Monte Veritá, Ascona, Switzerland, , pp.67-67 [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Ryan, M., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2004) N-transformations and mechanisms of N2O-production in grassland soils . In: Weiske, A. eds. Institute for Energy and Environment Leipzig, Germany, , pp.79-84 [Details]
Müller, C., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2002) N2O-Emissionen und Stickstofftransformationen in Ökosystemen Auswirkungen von erhöhtem CO2 Theorie - Konzepte - Ausblick . In: Esser, G., Holm-Müller, K., Prentice, C. eds. Bedeutung der Wechselwirkungen Biosphäre-Atmosphäre für die nachaltige Nutzung der Biosphäre und den Klimaschutz Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Bonn, Germany, , pp.83-90 [Details]
Müller, C., Jäger, H.-J. ; (2001) The use of modelling software in nitrogen research . In: Recous, S., Angers, D. A. eds. 11th Nitrogen Workshop Institut National de la Rechereche Agronomique, Reims, France, , pp.157-158 [Details]
Müller, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J., Ottow, J. C. G; (1999) Analysis tool for 15N tracer experiments to investigate N transformations in soil 10th Nitrogen Workshop Kopenhagen, Denmark, , pp.1-24 [Details]
Müller, C. ; (1998) Prozesse der N2O-Freisetzung von N-gedüngten Grünlandböden . In: Tharandt eds. Tagung der Kommission III zum Thema: Bodenorganismen und ihr Lebensraum Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft, Tharandt, [Details]
Müller, C., Barraclough, D., Ottow, J. C. G., Jäger, H.-J. ; (1997) Processes leading to nitrous oxide production in a grassland soil after N-fertilization 11th World Fertilizer Congress Vol. 2 Gent, Belgium, , pp.685-694 [Details]
Müller, C., Kammann, C., Burger, S., Ottow, J. C. G., Grünhage, L., Jäger, H.-J. ; (1997) Nitrous oxide emission from frozen grassland soil and during thawing . In: Becker, K. H., Wiesen, P. eds. 7th International Workshop on Nitrous oxide emissions Cologne, Germany, , pp.327-335 [Details]
Müller, C., Sherlock, R. R., Cameron, K. C., Barringer, J. R. F. ; (1996) Application of a mechanistic model to calculate nitrous oxide emissions at a national scale . In: Jarvis, S. C., Pain, B. F eds. Nitrogen emissions from grasslands - gaseous transfers and their interactions North Wyke, [Details]
Müller, C., Sherlock, R. R., Williams, P. H. ; (1996) Field method to determine N2O emission from nitrification and denitrification . In: Diekkrüger, B., Heinemeyer, O., Nieder, R eds. 9th nitrogen workshop Technische Universität Braunschweig, Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft (FAL), Braunschweig, Germa, , pp.527-530 [Details]
Müller, C., Sherlock, R. R., Williams, P. H. ; (1995) Direct field measurements of annual nitrous oxide emissions from urine-affected and urine-unaffected pasture in Canterbury . In: Currie, L. D., Longanathan, P. eds. Fertilizer requirements of grazed pasture and field crops: macro- and micro-nutrients Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, , pp.243-247 [Details]
Müller, C., Sherlock, R. R., Williams, P. H. ; (1994) A mechanistic model for nitrous oxide production from urine-affected intensive pasture in New Zealand . In: Adams, J. A., Metherell, A., Fraser, P. M., Rate, A. W., Condron, L. M eds. Soil science: Current research and future opportunities New Zealand Society of Soil Science, Lincoln University, , pp.27-27 [Details]

Published Reports

IPCC (2013) IPCC guidelines for national greenhouse gas inventories: wetlands. IPCC Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Switzerland. [Details]
Wilson, D., Renou-Wilson, F., Farrell, C., Bullock, C. and Mueller, C. (2012) Carbon Restore - The potential of Irish peatlands for carbon uptake and storage. Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford. [Details]
Renou-Wilson, F., Bolger, T., Bullock, C., Convery, F., Curry, J., Ward, S., Wilson, D. and Mueller, C. (2011) BOGLAND: Sustainable Management of Peatland in Ireland - Protocol Document. Strive Report No 76. Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford. [Details]
Renou-Wilson, F., Bolger, T., Bullock, C., Convery, F., Curry, J., Ward, S., Wilson, D. and Mueller, C. (2011) BOGLAND: Sustainable Management of Peatlands in Ireland. Strive Report No 75. Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford. [Details]
             

Invited papers

Mueller, C. and Cummins, T.; (2009) Down to Earth — Soils and Climate Change. Dublin: Invited papers [Details]
             

Reports

Sherlock, R. R., Main, B. E., Müller, C., Cameron, K. C. ; (1997) Validation of a GIS model for estimating nitrous oxide emissions from New Zealand agriculture. Lincoln Soil Quality Research Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand: Reports [Details]
Sherlock, R. R., Müller, C., Hendricksen, S. D., Barringer, J. R. F., Cameron, K. C.; (1996) Methodology for assessing nitrous oxide and methane fluxes from agriculture, Lincoln Soil Quality Research Centre Publication 2. Lincoln Soil Quality Research Centre, Lincoln, New Zealand: Reports [Details]
Sherlock, R. R., Müller, C., Russell, J. M., Haynes, R. J. ; (1992) Inventory information on nitrous oxide, Prepared for the Ministry of the Environment. Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand: Reports [Details]
                                                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Global Change Ecology:
Free Air Carbon dioxide Enrichment (FACE) on grassland, vegetable and wine

tempFACE (combination of CO2 x Temperature) on grassland

Biogeochemical cycles in soil
15N, 13C and 33P tracing techniques
Quantification of ross transformation rates
Microbial processes for CO2, CH4 and N2O production
Feedback effects of elevated CO2 and elevated temperature on biogeochemical cycles


Modelling Soil-Biosphere interactions
Parameter estimation in 15N- and 13C-tracing models
Models to estimate the long-term impact of elevated CO2 on plant-soil interactions


Research Projects

Sponsor : Dept. Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)
Title : Sustainable nitrogen fertiliser use and disaggregated emissions of nitrogen
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-12 / 01-JUL-16
Sponsor : Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Title : Network monitoring re-wetted/restored peatlands and organic soils for climate and biodiversity benefits
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-13 / 30-JUN-15
Sponsor : Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Title : Carbon Loss from drained organic soils in agriculture use - CALISTO
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-11 / 31-DEC-12
Sponsor : Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Title : Landuse and Agriculture Emissions of Greenhouse Gases
Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-09 / 30-NOV-11
Sponsor : Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Title : Carbon Restore: The Potential of Restored peatlands for Carbon Sequestration
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-08 / 31-MAY-10
Sponsor : Dept. of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food (DAFF)
Title : Maximising the efficiency of slurry-N and urea-N utilisation by grassland using nitrification and urease inhibitors as a strategy for environmental protection
Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-07 / 31-MAR-11
   

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

External Collaborators

Claudia Kammann and Ludger Grünhage, Department of Plant Ecology, Giessen University, Germany;
(Giessen FACE study) (weblink: http://www.bio.uni-giessen.de/home/pflanzenoek)

Ronnie Laughlin and Catherine Watson, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Oswald van Cleemput and Pascal Boeckx, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Gent University, Belgium

Rob Sherlock and Tim Clough, Agriculture & Life Sciences Division, Lincoln University New Zealand

Chris van Kessel and Johan Six, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California - Davis

Rauni Strömmer, Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland