Project groups


Project leader:
Dr. Jörg Römbke


Dr. Anja Coors, Researcher
Dr. Bernhard Förster, Researcher
Dr. Thomas Moser, Researcher
Anne Seeland, Ph.D. student


Bandow, C., Coors, A. & J. Römbke (2013) : Enchytraeus bigeminus (Enchytraeidae, Oligochaeta) as a new candidate for ecotoxicological laboratory tests. - Soil Organisms 85: 103-112.

Bandow, C., Karau, N. & J. Römbke (2014) : Interactive effects of pyrimethanil, soil moisture and temperature on Folsomia candida and Sinella curviseta (Collembola). - Applied Soil Ecology, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2014.04.010

Bispo, A., Cluzeau, D., Creamer, R., Dombos, M., Graefe, U., Krogh, P.H., Sousa, J.P., Peres, G., Rutgers, M., Winding, A. & J. Römbke (2009) : Indicators for monitoring soil biodiversity. - Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 5(4): 717-719.

Faber, J.H., Craemer, R.E., Mulder, C., Römbke, J., Rutgers, M., Sousa, J.P., Stone, D. & B.S. Griffith (2013) : The practicalities and pitfalls of establishing a policy-relevant and cost-effective soil biological monitoring scheme. - Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 9: 276-284.

Feld, C.K., Martins da Silva, P., Sousa, J.P., De Bello, F., Bugter, R., Grandin, U., Hering, D., Lavorel, S., Mountford, O., Pardo, I., Pärtel, M., Römbke, J., Sandin, L., Jones, B. & P. Harrison (2009) : Indicators of biodiversity and ecosystem services: a synthesis across ecosystems and spatial scales. - Oikos 118: 1862-1871.

Garcia, M., Scheffczyk, A., Garcia, T. & J. Römbke (2011) : The effects of the insecticide lambda-Cyhalothrin on the earthworm Eisenia fetida under experimental conditions of tropical and temperate regions. - Environmental Pollution 159: 398-400.

Gardi, C., Montanarella, L., Arrouays, D., Bispo, A., Lemonceau, P., Jolivet, C., Mulder, C., Ranjard, L., Römbke, J., Rutgers, M. & C. Menta (2009) : Soil biodiversity monitoring in Europe: ongoing activities and challenges. - European Journal of Soil Biology 60, 807-819.
Download publication, PDF 702 KB

Jeffrey, S., Gardi, C., Jones, A., Montanarella, L., Marmo, L., Miko, L., Ritz, K., Peres, G., Römbke, J. & W. Van der Putten (eds.) (2010) : European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity. European Commission, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg. EUR 24375 EN, 65pp. Link zum Download (180 MB)
Link to Publication

Römbke, J. : Standardisierte Methoden für das biologische Monitoring von Böden in der Europäischen Union. - Gefahrstoffe- Reinhaltung der Luft 10/2009: 407-410.
Link to Publication

Römbke, J., Jänsch, S., Höfer, H., Horak, F., Roß-Nickoll, M., Russell, D.J. & A. Toschki (2013) : State of knowledge of enchytraeid communities in German soils as a basis for biological soil quality assessment. - Soil Organisms 85: 123-146.

Schäffer, A., van den Brink, P.J., Heimbach, F., Hoy, S.P., de Jong, F.M.W., Römbke, J., Roß-Nickoll, M. & J.P. Sousa (2010) : Guidance from the SETAC Europe Workshop: 'Semi-field Methods for the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides in Soil (PERAS). CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA. 105 pp.

Wenning, R.J., Finger, S.E., Guilhermino, L., Helm, R.C., Hooper, M.J., Landis, W.G., Menzie, C.A., Munns Jr., W.R., Römbke, J. & Ralph G. Stahl Jr. (2010) : Global Climate Change and Environmental Contaminants: A SETAC Call for Research. - Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 6 (2): 197–198.