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Peer-reviewed scientific paper by Heinz Flessa

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    Nyameasem JK, Ruser R, Kluß C, Essich C, Zutz M, Huf M, Buchen-Tschiskale C, Flessa H, Olfs H-W, Taube F, Reinsch T (2023) Effect of slurry application techniques on nitrous oxide emission from temperate grassland under varying soil and climatic conditions. Grass Forage Sci:in Press, DOI:10.1111/gfs.12612

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    Huf M, Reinsch T, Zutz M, Essich C, Ruser R, Buchen-Tschiskale C, Flessa H, Olfs H-W (2023) Effects of liquid manure application techniques on ammonia emission and winter wheat yield. Agronomy 13(2):472, DOI:10.3390/agronomy13020472

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    Buchen-Tschiskale C, Well R, Flessa H (2023) Tracing nitrogen transformations during spring development of winter wheat induced by 15N labeled cattle slurry applied with different techniques. Sci Total Environ 871:162061, DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162061

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    Drexler S, Broll G, Flessa H, Don A (2022) Benchmarking soil organic carbon to support agricultural carbon management: A German case study. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 185(3):427-440, DOI:10.1002/jpln.202200007

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    Nyameasem JK, Zutz M, Kluß C, Huf M, Essich C, Buchen-Tschiskale C, Ruser R, Flessa H, Olfs H-W, Taube F, Reinsch T (2022) Impact of cattle slurry application methods on ammonia losses and grassland nitrogen use efficiency. Environ Pollut 315:120302, DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2022.120302

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    Rohe L, Anderson T-H, Flessa H, Goeske A, Lewicka-Szczebak D, Wrage-Mönnig N, Well R (2021) Comparing modified substrate-induced respiration with selective inhibition (SIRIN) and N2O isotope approaches to estimate fungal contribution to denitrification in three arable soils under anoxic conditions. Biogeosciences 18(15):4629-4650, DOI:10.5194/bg-18-4629-2021

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    Mallast J, Stichnothe H, Flessa H, Fuß R, Lucas-Moffat AM, Petersen-Schlapkohl U, Augustin J, Hagemann U, Kesenheimer K, Ruser R, Suarez Quinones T, Prochnow A, Dittert K, Köbke S, Huth V, Glatzel S, Räbiger T, Knieß A, Kage H, Hegewald H, Christen O (2021) Multi-variable experimental data set of agronomic data and gaseous soil emissions from maize, oilseed rape and other energy crops at eight sites in Germany. Open Data J Agric Res 7:11-19

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    Kesenheimer K, Augustin J, Hegewald H, Köbke S, Dittert K, Räbiger T, Suarez Quinones T, Prochnow A, Hartung J, Fuß R, Stichnothe H, Flessa H, Ruser R (2021) Nitrification inhibitors reduce N2O emissions induced by application of biogas digestate to oilseed rape. Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst 120:99-118, DOI:10.1007/s10705-021-10127-8

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    Helfrich M, Nicolay G, Well R, Buchen-Tschiskale C, Dechow R, Fuß R, Gensior A, Paulsen HM, Berendonk C, Flessa H (2020) Effect of chemical and mechanical grassland conversion to cropland on soil mineral N dynamics and N2O emission. Agric Ecosyst Environ 298:106975, DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2020.106975

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    Poeplau C, Jacobs A, Don A, Vos C, Schneider F, Wittnebel M, Tiemeyer B, Heidkamp A, Prietz R, Flessa H (2020) Stocks of organic carbon in German agricultural soils - Key results of the first comprehensive inventory. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 183(6):665-681, DOI:10.1002/jpln.202000113

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    Gronwald M, Helfrich M, Don A, Fuß R, Well R, Flessa H (2018) Application of hydrochar and pyrochar to manure is not effective for mitigation of ammonia emissions from cattle slurry and poultry manure. Biol Fertil Soils 54:451-465, DOI:10.1007/s00374-018-1273-x)

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    Weiser C, Fuß R, Kage H, Flessa H (2018) Do farmers in Germany exploit the potential yield and nitrogen benefits from preceding oilseed rape in winter wheat cultivation? Arch Agron Soil Sci 64(1):25-37, DOI:10.1080/03650340.2017.1326031

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    Buchen C, Lewicka-Szczebak D, Flessa H, Well R (2018) Estimating N2O processes during grassland renewal and grassland conversion to maize cropping using N2O isotopocules. Rapid Comm Mass Spectrometry 32:1053-1067, DOI:10.1002/rcm.8132

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    Poeplau C, Zopf D, Greiner B, Geerts R, Korvaar H, Thumm U, Don A, Heidkamp A, Flessa H (2018) Why does mineral fertilization increase soil carbon stocks in temperate grasslands? Agric Ecosyst Environ 265:144-155, DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2018.06.003

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    Brümmer C, Lyshede B, Lempio D, Delorme J-P, Rüffer J, Fuß R, Moffat AM, Hurkuck M, Ibrom A, Ambus P, Flessa H, Kutsch WL (2017) Gas chromatography vs. quantum cascade laser-based N2O flux measurements using a novel chamber design. Biogeosciences 14(6):1365-1381, DOI:10.5194/bg-14-1365-2017

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    Dämmgen U, Brade W, Meyer U, Webb J, Rösemann C, Flessa H, Strogies M (2017) Methane emissions arising from the production of edible protein with Holstein Cattle in Northern Germany - a detailed analysis of reduction potentials. Agric Res Updates 14:39-92

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    Buchen C, Well R, Helfrich M, Fuß R, Kayser M, Gensior A, Benke M, Flessa H (2017) Soil mineral N dynamics and N2O emissions following grassland renewal. Agric Ecosyst Environ 246:325-342, DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2017.06.013.

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    Deppe M, Well R, Giesemann A, Spott O, Flessa H (2017) Soil N2O fluxes and related processes in laboratory incubations simulating ammonium fertilizer depots. Soil Biol Biochem 104:68-80, DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.10.005

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    Sommer J, Dippold M, Flessa H, Kuzyakov Y (2016) Allocation and dynamics of C and N within plant-soil system of ash and beech. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 179(3):376-387, DOI:10.1002/jpln.201500384

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    Nett L, Sradnick A, Fuß R, Flessa H, Fink M (2016) Emissions of nitrous oxide and ammonia after cauliflower harvest are influenced by soil type and crop residue management. Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst 106(2):217-231, DOI:10.1007/s10705-016-9801-2

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    Buchen C, Lewicka-Szczebak D, Fuß R, Helfrich M, Flessa H, Well R (2016) Fluxes of N2 and N2O and contributing processes in summer after grassland renewal and grassland conversion to maize cropping on a Plaggic Anthrosol and a Histic Gleysol. Soil Biol Biochem 101:6-19, DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.06.028

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    Dämmgen U, Brade W, Meyer U, Haenel H-D, Rösemann C, Flessa H, Webb J, Strogies M, Schwerin M (2016) Gaseous emissions arising from protein production with German Holsteins - an analysis of the energy and mass flows of the entire production chain 1. Goals, methods and input data. Landbauforsch Appl Agric Forestry Res 66(3):161-192, DOI:10.3220/LBF1480076778000

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    Dämmgen U, Brade W, Meyer U, Haenel H-D, Rösemann C, Flessa H, Webb J, Strogies M, Schwerin M (2016) Gaseous emissions arising from protein production with German Holsteins - an analysis of the energy and mass flows of the entire production chain 2. Emissions and reduction potentials. Landbauforsch Appl Agric Forestry Res 66(3):193-214, DOI:10.3220/LBF1480076929000

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    Dämmgen U, Brade W, Meyer U, Flessa H, Haenel H-D, Rösemann C (2016) Gasförmige Emissionen bei der Eiweißerzeugung mit Deutschen Holsteins - eine Stoffstromanalyse der gesamten Produktionskette 3. Bewertung der Milchkuhhaltung in einer grünlandbasierten Milcherzeugung bei begrenztem Kraftfuttereinsatz. Landbauforsch Appl Agric Forestry Res 66(3):215-228, DOI:10.3220/LBF1480077043000

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    Deppe M, Well R, Kücke M, Fuß R, Giesemann A, Flessa H (2016) Impact of CULTAN fertilization with ammonium sulfate on field emissions of nitrous oxide. Agric Ecosyst Environ 219:138-151, DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2015.12.015

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    Walter K, Don A, Fuß R, Kern J, Drewer J, Flessa H (2015) Direct nitrous oxide emissions from oilseed rape cropping - a meta-analysis. Global Change Biol Bioenergy 7(6):1260-1271, DOI:10.1111/gcbb.12223

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    Hurkuck M, Brümmer C, Mohr K, Spott O, Well R, Flessa H, Kutsch WL (2015) Effects of grass species and grass growth on atmospheric nitrogen deposition to a bog ecosystem surrounded by intensive agricultural land use. Ecol Evol 5(13):2556-2571, DOI:10.1002/ece3.1534

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    Nett L, Fuß R, Flessa H, Fink M (2015) Emissions of nitrous oxide and ammonia from a sandy soil following surface application and incorporation of cauliflower leaf residues. J Agric Sci 153(8):1341-1352, DOI:10.1017/S0021859615000027

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    Walter K, Don A, Flessa H (2015) Net N2O and CH4 soil fluxes of annual and perennial bioenergy crops in two central German regions. Biomass Bioenergy 81:556-567, DOI:10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.08.011

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    Walter K, Don A, Flessa H (2015) No general soil carbon sequestration under Central European short rotation coppices. Global Change Biol Bioenergy 7(4):727-740, DOI:10.1111/gcbb.12177

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    Eibisch N, Schroll R, Fuß R, Mikutta R, Helfrich M, Flessa H (2015) Pyrochars and hydrochars differently alter the sorption of the herbicide isoprotyron in an agricultural soil. Chemosphere 119:155-162, DOI:10.1016/j.chemospere.2014.05.059

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    Helfrich M, Ludwig B, Thoms W, Gleixner G, Flessa H (2015) The role of soil fungi and bacteria in plant litter decomposition and macroaggregate formation determined using phospholipid fatty acids. Appl Soil Ecol 96:261-264

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    Steffens C, Helfrich M, Joergensen RG, Eissfeller V, Flessa H (2015) Translocation of 13C-babeled leaf or root litter carbon of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior L) during decomposision a laboratory incubation experiment. Soil Biol Biochem 83:125-137, DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.01.015

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    Wolf U, Fuß R, Höppner F, Flessa H (2014) Contribution of N2O and NH3 to total greenhouse gas emission from fertilization: results from a sandy soil fertilized with nitrate and biogas digestate with and without nitrification inhibitor. Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst 100:121-134, DOI:10.1007/s10705-014-9631-z

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    Hurkuck M, Brümmer C, Mohr K, Grünhage L, Flessa H, Kutsch WL (2014) Determination of atmospheric nitrogen deposition to a semi-natural peat bog site in an intensively managed agricultural landscape. Atmos Environ 97:296-309, DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.08.034

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    Rohe L, Anderson T-H, Braker G, Flessa H, Giesemann A, Lewicka-Szczebak D, Wrage-Mönnig N, Well R (2014) Dual isotope and isotopomer signatures of nitrous oxide from fungal denitrification - a pure culture study. Rapid Comm Mass Spectrometry 28:1893-1903, DOI:10.1002/rcm.6975

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    Lewicka-Szczebak D, Well R, Köster JR, Fuß R, Senbayram M, Dittert K, Flessa H (2014) Experimental determinations of isotopic fractionation factors associated with N2O production and reduction during denitrification in soils. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 134:55-73, DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2014.03.010

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    Rohe L, Anderson T-H, Braker G, Flessa H, Giesemann A, Wrage-Mönnig N, Well R (2014) Fungal oxygen exchange between denitrification intermediates and water. Rapid Comm Mass Spectrometry 28(4):377-384, DOI:10.1002/rcm.6790

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    Langenbruch C, Helfrich M, Joergensen RG, Gordon J, Flessa H (2014) Partitioning of carbon and nitrogen during decomposition of 13C15N-labeled beech and ash leaf litter. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 177:178-188, DOI:10.1002/jpln.201200643

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    Dämmgen U, Flessa H (2014) Stickstoffdepositionen. Gefahrstoffe Reinhaltung Luft 74(6):221

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    Jäger N, Duffner A, Ludwig B, Flessa H (2013) Effect of fertilization history on shortterm emission of CO2 and N2O after the application of different N fertilizers - a laboratory study. Arch Agron Soil Sci 59(2):161-171, doi:10.1080/03650340.2011.621420

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    Eibisch N, Helfrich M, Don A, Mikutta R, Kruse A, Ellerbrock RH, Flessa H (2013) Properties and degradability of hydrothermal carbonization products. J Environ Quality 42(5):1565-1573, doi:10.2134/jeq2013.02.0045

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    Harborth P, Fuß R, Münnich K, Flessa H, Fricke K (2013) Spatial variability of nitrous oxide and methane emissions from an MBT landfill in operation: Strong N2O hotspots at the working face. Waste Manag 33(10):2099-2107, DOI:10.1016/j.wasman.2013.01.028

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    Well R, Eschenbach W, Flessa H, Heide C von der, Weymann D (2012) Are dual isotope and isotopomer ratios of N2O useful indicators for N2O turnover during denitrification in nitrate-contaminated aquifers? Geochim Cosmochim Acta 90(1):265-282, DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2012.04.045

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    Wolf K, Flessa H, Veldkamp E (2012) Atmospheric methane uptake by tropical montane forest soils and the contribution of organic layers. Biogeochemistry 111:469-483, DOI:10.1007/s10533-011-9681-0

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    Heitkamp F, Jäger N, Flessa H, Raupp J, Ludwig B (2012) Effect of fertilization on respiration from different sources in a sandy soil of an agricultural long-term experiment. Arch Agron Soil Sci 58(9):933-944, doi:10.1080/03650340.2011.555762

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    Langenbruch C, Helfrich M, Flessa H (2012) Effects of beech (Fagus sylvatica), ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and lime (Tilia spec.) on soil chemical properties in a mixed deciduous forest. Plant Soil 352(1-2):389-403, DOI:10.1007/s11104-011-1004-7

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    Don A, Osborne B, Hastings A, Skiba U, Carter MS, Drewer J, Flessa H, Freibauer A, Hyvönen N, Jones MB, Lanigan GJ, Mander Ü, Monti A, Djoma SN, Valentine J, Walter K, Zegada-Lizarazu W, Zenone T (2012) Land-use change to bioenergy production in Europe: implication for the greenhouse gas balance and soil carbon. Global Change Biol Bioenergy 4(4):372-391, DOI:10.1111/j.1757-1707.2011.01116.x

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    Ludwig B, Jäger N, Priesack E, Flessa H (2011) Application of the DNDC model to predict N2O emissions from sandy arable soils with differing fertilization in a long-term experiment. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 174(3):350-358, DOI:10.1002/jpln.201000040

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    Holzwarth FM, Daenner M, Flessa H (2011) Effects of beech and ash on small-scale variation of soil acidity and nutrient stocks in a mixed deciduous forest. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 174(5):799-808, DOI:10.1002/jpln.201000369

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    Böttcher J, Weymann D, Well R, Heide C von der, Schwen A, Flessa H, Duijnisveld WHM (2011) Emission of groundwater-derived nitrous oxide into the atmosphere: model simulations based on a 15N field experiment. Eur J Soil Sci 62(2):216-225, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2389.2010.01311.x

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    Jäger N, Stange CF, Ludwig B, Flessa H (2011) Emission rates of N2O and CO2 from soils with different organic matter content from three long-term fertilization experiments - a laboratory study. Biol Fertil Soils 47(5):483-494, DOI:10.1007/s00374-011-0553-5

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    Klier C, Gayler S, Haberbosch C, Ruser R, Stenger R, Flessa H, Priesack E (2011) Modeling nitrous oxide emissions from potato-cropped soil. Vadose Zone J 10(1):184-194, doi:10.2136/vzj2009.0194

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    Ludwig B, Bergstermann A, Priesack E, Flessa H (2011) Modeling of crop yields and N2O emissions from silty arable soils with differing tillage in two long-term experiments. Soil Tillage Res 112(2):114-121, DOI:10.1016/j.still.2010.12.005

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    Bach M, Freibauer A, Siebner C, Flessa H (2011) The German Agricultural Soil Inventory: sampling design for a representative assessment of soil organic carbon stocks. Proced Environ Sci 7:323-328, DOI:10.1016/j.proenv.2011.07.056

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    Helfrich M, Flessa H, Dreves A, Ludwig B (2010) Is thermal oxidation at different temperatures suitable to isolate soil organic carbon fractions with different turnover? J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 173(1):61-66, DOI:10.1002/jpln.200700280

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    Weymann D, Geistlinger H, Well R, Heide C von der, Flessa H (2010) Kinetics of N2O production and reduction in a nitrate-contaminated aquifer inferred from laboratory incubation experiments. Biogeosciences 7(6):1953-1972, DOI:10.5194/bg-7-1953-2010

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    Martinson GO, Werner FA, Scherber C, Conrad R, Corre MD, Flessa H, Wolf K, Klose M, Veldkamp E (2010) Methane emissions from tank bromeliads in neotropical forests. Nature Geosci 3:766-769, doi:10.1038/NGEO980

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    Helfrich M, Flessa H, Ludwig B (2010) Modeling carbon dynamics in subsoils using simple models. J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 173(5):671-677, DOI:10.1002/jpln.200900050

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    Guckland A, Corre MD, Flessa H (2010) Variability of soil N cycling and N2O emission in a mixed deciduous forest with different abundance of beech. Plant Soil 336(1-2):25-38, DOI:10.1007/s11104-010-0437-8

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    Guckland A, Jacob M, Flessa H, Thomas FM, Leuschner C (2009) Acidity, nutrient stocks, and organic-matter content in soils of a temperate deciduous forest with different abundance of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). J Plant Nutr Soil Sci 172(4):500-511, DOI:10.1002/jpln.200800072

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    Well R, Flessa H (2009) Isotopologue enrichment factors of N2O reduction in soils. Rapid Comm Mass Spectrometry 23(18):2996-3002, DOI:10.1002/rcm.4216

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    Well R, Flessa H (2009) Isotopologue signatures of N2O produced by denitrification in soils. JGR Biogeosci 114:G02020, 11 S., DOI:10.1029/2008JG000804

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    Weymann D, Well R, Heide C von der, Böttcher J, Flessa H, Duijnisveld WHM (2009) Recovery of groundwater N2O at the soil surface and its contribution to total N2O emissions. Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst 85(3):299-312, DOI:10.1007/s10705-009-9269-4

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