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University of Stirling


Dr Jens-Arne Subke

Associate Professor

Biological and Environmental Sciences 4B146 University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

Dr Jens-Arne Subke

About me

Senior Lecturer in Terrestrial Ecosystems and Environmental Change
Overseas Advisor for Environmental Sciences

PhD - University of Bayreuth, Germany (2002)
BSc Hons - University of St. Andrews, UK (1997)

Orcid ID: 0000-0001-9244-639X
Researcher ID: M-3049-2013

My research webpage.

me on twitter (@JASubke)

PhD studentships available!
Drivers of the terrestrial methane sink under land use change
Managing soil carbon in the uplands - impact of afforestation of former pastureland
(Details of both projects)

Current Projects and PhD students

PhD students:

  • Tom Parker ("Plant - soil interactions in a greening Arctic")
  • Renée Hermans ("Greenhouse gas budget of forest-to-bog conversions in the Flowcountry")
  • Oyindamola Jackson ("Priming of soil organic matter constituents")

Current Reserch

  • "Permafrost catchments in transition: hydrological controls on carbon cycling and greenhouse gas budgets": Co-Investigator (
  • "Biophysical drivers of methane ebullition in northern peatlands". UKPopNet/NERC funded, PI: Yit A. Teh (St. Andrews)

External Activities

  • Editor for Biogeosciences
  • Consulting Editor for Plant and Soil
  • Member of NERC Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry Facility Steering Group
  • Management Committee of EU COST Action ES0806 - Stable Isotopes in Biosphere-Atmosphere-Earth System Research

Previous positions

  • Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute, Department of Biology, University of York, UK (2004-2010).
  • Marie Curie Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Sciences, Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy (2002-2004).

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