Dr. Lucia Fuchslueger






Junior Group Leader

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Ongoing Research Projects


Nitrogen (N) is essential for all life on Earth and the most abundant element in the atmosphere, where it mainly occurs as dinitrogen gas (N2)....


The Amazon rainforest stores large amounts of carbon in plant biomass and in soils, and is an important sink for atmospheric CO2 setting off increased...


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Cusack, D. F., Christoffersen, B., Smith-Martin, C. M., Andersen, K. M., Cordeiro, A. L., Fleischer, K., Wright, S. J., Guerrero-Ramirez, N. R., Lugli, L., McCulloch, L. A., Sanchez-Julia, M., Batterman, S. A., Dallstream, C., Fortunel, C., Toro, L., Fuchslueger, L., Wong, M., Yaffar, D., Fisher, J. B., ... Norby, R. J. (2024). Toward a coordinated understanding of hydro-biogeochemical root functions in tropical forests for application in vegetation models. New Phytologist, 242(2), 351-371. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.19561

Figueiredo Lugli, L., Fuchslueger, L., Vallicrosa, H., Van Langenhove, L., Ranits, C., Roc Fernandez Garberi, P., Verryckt, L., Grau, O., Bréchet, L., Peguero, G., Llusia, J., Ogaya, R., Marquez, L., Portillo-Estrada, M., Ramirez-Rojas, I., Courtois, E., Stahl, C., Sardans, J., Penuelas, J., ... Ivan, J. (2024). Contrasting responses of fine root biomass and traits to large-scale nitrogen and phosphorus addition in tropical forests in the Guiana shield. Oikos, 2024(4), [e10412]. https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.10412

Martins, N. P., Valverde-Barrantes, O. J., Fuchslueger, L., Lugli, L. F., Grandis, A., Hofhansl, F., Takeshi, B., Ushida, G., & Quesada, C. A. (2024). Fine root presence and increased phosphorus availability stimulate wood decay in a central Amazonian rainforest. Nordic Society Oikos, 2024(2), [e09996]. https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.09996