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Dr Jens-Arne Subke

Associate Professor

Biological and Environmental Sciences University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Jens-Arne Subke

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Associayte Professor in Terrestrial Ecosystems and Environmental Change

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

Orcid ID: 0000-0001-9244-639XResearcher ID: M-3049-2013  My research webpage.Follow // me on twitter (@JASubke)PhD studentships available! Drivers of the terrestrial methane sink under land use changeManaging 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 Research

"Mycorrhizal drivers of SOM formation and decomposition"; NERC-NSF Standard Grant 2017-2020, PI

"Will more productive Arctic ecosystems sequester less soil carbon? A key role for priming in the rhizosphere (‘PRIME-TIME’)"; NERC standard grant, 2016-2020, Co-I

"Permafrost catchments in transition: hydrological controls on carbon cycling and greenhouse gas budgets"; NERC, Co-Investigator (, 2012-2016.

  External Activities

Editor for Biogeosciences Consulting Editor for Plant and Soil Member of NERC Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry Facility Steering Group

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).

Event / Presentation

Biological environment and litter quality drive rapid decomposition in sub-arctic birch forests
The British Ecological Society
Invited presentation at British Ecological Society Annual Meeting

Carbon cycle research in Europe’s largest blanket bog
Invited seminar, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg.

Monitoring C dynamics of the Flowcountry forest-to-bog transition
Invited presentation at Special IUCN conference "Creating a Legacy for Peatlands"

Soil CO2 efflux
University of Potsdam
Keynote lecture, Potdam Greenhouse Gas Workshop: From Natural to Urban Systems. Potsdam, October 2015.

Where has all the Carbon gone?
University of Stirling
Public presentation (Pint of Science), Bridge of Allan

Other Academic Activities

Subject Editor Biogeosciences

Professional membership

British Ecological Society
The British Ecological Society

Consulting Editor, Plant and Soil

Research programmes

Research centres/groups

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