Publikationsübersicht: Bibliothek Universität Oldenburg

2020 (bis 11. Januar 2021)

Behnke MI, Stubbins A, Fellman JB, Hood E, Dittmar T and Spencer RG, 2021. Dissolved organic matter sources in glacierized watersheds delineated through compositional and carbon isotopic modeling. Limnology and Oceanography, doi: /10.1002/lno.11615.

Catalá TS, Rossel PE, Álvarez-Gómez F, Tebben J, Felix FL and Dittmar T, 2020. Antioxidant Activity and Phenolic Content of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter and their relation to molecular composition. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 984.

Gilfedder BS, Waska H, Wismeth F, Frei S (in press) Using heat as a tracer to map and quantify water infiltration and exfiltration along a complex high energy beach face. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.

Hach PF, Marchant HK, Krupke A, Riedel T, Meie, DV, Lavik G, Holtappels M, Dittmar T and Kuypers MMM, 2020. Rapid microbial diversification of dissolved organic matter in oceanic surface waters leads to carbon sequestration. Scientific Reports, 10(1): 13025.

Hawkes JA, D'Andrilli J, Agar JN, Barrow MP, Berg SM Catalán N, Chen H, Chu RK, Cole RB and Dittmar T, et al. 2020. An international laboratory comparison of dissolved organic matter composition by high resolution mass spectrometry: Are we getting the same answer? Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 18 (6): 235-258.

Hayashi K, Tanabe Y, Fujitake N, Kida M, Wang Y, Hayatsu M, Kudoh S (in press) Ammonia oxidation potentials and ammonia oxidizers of lichen–moss vegetated soils at two ice-free areas in East Antarctica. Microbes and Environments.

Heinrichs ME, Tebbe DA, Wemheuer B, Niggemann J, Engelen B (2020) Impact of viral lysis on the composition of bacterial communities and dissolved organic matter in deep-sea sediments. Viruses 12: 922.

Jones MW, Coppola AI, Santín C, Dittmar T, Jaffé R, Doerr SH and Quine TA, 2020. Fires prime terrestrial organic carbon for riverine export to the global oceans. Nature Communications, 11(1): 1-8.

Kelly RL, Bian X, Feakins SJ, Fornace KL, Gunderson T, Hawco NJ, Liang H, Niggemann J, Paulson SE, Pinedo-Gonzalez P, West AJ, Yang S-C, John SG (in press) Delivery of metals and dissolved black carbon to the southern California coastal ocean via aerosols and floodwaters following the 2017 Thomas Fire. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences.

Koch H, Germscheid N, Freese HM, Noriega-Ortega B, Lücking D, Berger M, Qiu G, Marzinelli EM, Campbell AH, Steinberg PD, Overmann J, Dittmar T, Simon M, Wietz M (2020) Genomic, metabolic and phenotypic variability shapes ecological differentiation and intraspecies interactions of Alteromonas macleodii. Scientific Reports 10(1): 1-14.

Lange M, Roth VN, Eisenhauer N, Roscher C, Dittmar T, Fischer-Bedtke C, González Macé O, Hildebrandt A, Milcu A, Mommer L, Oram NJ, Ravenek J, Scheu S, Schmid B, Strecker T, Wagg C, Weigelt A and Gleixner G (in press). Plant diversity enhances production and downward transport of biodegradable dissolved organic matter. Journal of Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13556

Mentges A, Deutsch C, Feenders C, Lennartz ST, Blasius B and Dittmar T, 2020. Microbial physiology governs the oceanic distribution of dissolved organic carbon in a scenario of equal degradability. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7(732).

Merder J, Freund JA, Feudel U, Hansen CT, Hawkes JA, Jacob B, Klaproth K, Niggemann J, Noriega-Ortega BE, Osterholz H, Rossel PE, Seidel M, Singer G, Stubbins S, Waska H, Dittmar T (2020) ICBM-OCEAN: Processing ultrahigh-resolution mass spectrometry data of complex molecular mixtures. Analytical Chemistry, 92: 6832-6838.

Merder J, Freund JA, Feudel U, Niggemann J, Singer G, Dittmar T (2020) Improved mass accuracy and isotope confirmation through alignment of ultrahigh-resolution mass spectra of complex natural mixtures. Analytical Chemistry: 92(10): 6832-6838

Miranda ML, Osterholz H, Giebel H-A, Bruhnke P, Dittmar T, Zielinski O (2020) Impact of UV radiation on DOM transformation on molecular level using FT-ICR-MS and PARAFAC. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 230:118027.

Noowong A, Gomez-Saez GV, Hansen CT, Schwarz-Schampera U, Koschinsky A and Dittmar T (in press). Imprint of Kairei and Pelagia deep-sea hydrothermal systems (Indian Ocean) on marine dissolved organic matter. Organic Geochemistry.

Orsi WD, Vuillemin A, Rodriguez P, Coskun ÖK, Gomez-Saez GV, Lavik G, Morholz V, Ferdelman TG (2020) Metabolic activity analyses demonstrate that Lokiarchaeon exhibits homoacetogenesis in sulfidic marine sediments. Nature Microbiology 5: 248-255.

Peter H, Singer G, Ulseth AJ, Dittmar T, Prairie YT and Battin TJ, 2020. Travel time and source variation explain the molecular transformation of dissolved organic matter in an Alpine stream network. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125(8): e2019JG005616.

Roebuck Jr. JA, Seidel M, Dittmar T, Jaffé R (2020) Controls of land use and the River Continuum Concept on dissolved organic matter composition in an anthropogenically disturbed subtropical watershed. Environmental Science & Technology 54: 195-206.

Rossel PE, Bienhold C, Hehemann JH, Dittmar T and Boetius A, 2020. Molecular composition of dissolved organic matter in sediment porewater of the Arctic Deep-Sea Observatory HAUSGARTEN (Fram Strait). Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 428.

Steen AD, Kusch S, Abdulla HA, Cakić N, Coffinet S, Dittmar T, Fulton JM, Galy V, Hinrichs KU, Ingalls AE, Koch BP, Kujawinski E, Liu Z, Osterholz H, Rush D, Seidel M, Sepúlveda J, Wakeham SG (2020) Analytical and computational advances, opportunities, and challenges in marine organic biogeochemistry in an era of ‘omics’. Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00718.

Steen AD, Kusch S, Abdulla HA, Cakić N, Coffinet S, Dittmar T, Fulton JM, Galy V, Hinrichs K-U and Ingalls AE, 2020. Analytical and Computational Advances, Opportunities, and Challenges in Marine Organic Biogeochemistry in an Era of “Omics”. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7(718).

Ventura GT, Rossel PE, Simoneit BR and Dittmar T, 2020. Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometric analysis of NSO-compounds generated in hydrothermally altered sediments from the Escanaba Trough, northeastern Pacific Ocean. Organic Geochemistry, 149: 104085.

Vidal-Melgosa S, Sichert A, Francis TB, Bartosik D, Niggemann J, Wichels A, Willats WGT, Fuchs BM, Teeling H, Becher D, Schweder T, Amann R, Hehemann J-H (in press) Diatom fucan polysaccharide precipitates carbon during algal blooms. Nature Communications

Wagner S, Schubotz F, Kaiser K, Hallmann C, Waska H, Rossel PE, Hansman R, Elvert M, Middelburg JJ, Engel A, Blattmann TM, Catalá TS, Lennartz ST, Gomez-Saez GV, Pantoja-Gutiérrez S, Bao R, Galy V (2020) Soothsaying DOM: A current perspective on the future of oceanic dissolved organic carbon. Frontiers in Marine Science 7.

Wakeham SG, Lee C, Arnosti C, Dittmar T, Hinrichs K-U and Pearson A, 2020. Current Topics in Marine Organic Biogeochemical Research. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 1148. Degenhardt J, Dlugosch L, Ahrens J, Beck M, Waska H, Engelen B., 2020 Seasonal dynamics of microbial diversity at a sandy high energy beach reveal a resilient core community. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 869.


Anderson TR, Rowe EC, Polimene L, Tipping E, Evans CD, Barry CDG, Hansell DA, Kaiser K, Kitidis V, Lapworth DJ, Mayor DJ, Monteith DT, Pickard AE, Sanders RJ, Spears BM, Torres R, Tye AM, Wade AJ, Waska H (2019) Unified concepts for understanding and modelling turnover of dissolved organic matter from freshwaters to the ocean: The UniDOM model. Biogeochemistry 146: 105-123.

Bao H, Niggemann J, Huang D, Dittmar T, Kao SJ (2019) Different responses of dissolved black carbon and dissolved lignin to seasonal hydrological changes and an extreme rain event. JGR Biogeosciences 124: 479-493.

Bayer B, Hansman RL, Bittner MJ, Noriega-Ortega BE, Niggemann J, Dittmar T, Herndl GJ (2019) Ammonia-oxidizing archaea release a suite of organic compounds potentially fueling prokaryotic heterotrophy in the ocean. Environmental Microbiology 21: 4062-4075.

Bunse C, Israelsson S, Baltar F, Bertos-Fortis M, Fridolfsson E, Legrand C, Lindehoff E, Lindh MV, Martínez-García S, Pinhassi J (2019) High Frequency Multi-Year Variability in Baltic Sea Microbial Plankton Stocks and Activities. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 3296.

Call M, Santos IR, Dittmar T, De Rezende CE, Asp NE, Maher DT (2019) High pore-water derived CO2 and CH4 emissions from a macro-tidal mangrove creek in the Amazon region. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 247: 106-120.

Coppola AI, Seidel M, Ward ND, Viviroli D, Nascimento GS, Haghipour N, Revels BN, Abiven S, Jones MW, Richey JE, Eglinton TI, Dittmar T, Schmidt MWI (2019) Marked isotopic variability within and between the Amazon River and marine dissolved black carbon pools. Nature Communications 10: 4018.

Fridolfsson E, Bunse C, Legrand C, Lindehoff E, Majaneva S, Hylander S (2019) Seasonal variation and species-specific production and transfer of the essential vitamin B1 (thiamin) from bacteria and phytoplankton to zooplankton. Marine Biology 166: 70.

Hansen CT, Niggemann J, Giebel H-A, Simon M, Bach W, Dittmar T (accepted) Biodegradability of hydrothermally altered deep-sea dissolved organic matter. Marine Chemistry 217: doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2019.103706

Igarza M, Dittmar T, Graco M, Niggemann J (2019) Dissolved organic matter cycling in the coastal upwelling system off central Peru during an "El Niño" year. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 198.

Iuculano F, Álvarez-Salgado XA, Otero J, Catalá TS, Sobrino C, Duarte CM, Agustí S (2019) Patterns and drivers of UV absorbing chromophoric dissolved organic matter in the euphotic layer of the open ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 320.

Jones MW, de Aragão LEOC, Dittmar T, Rezende CE, Almeida MG, Johnson BT, Marques JSJ, Niggemann J, Rangel TP, Quine TA (2019) Environmental controls on the riverine export of dissolved black carbon. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 33: 849-874.

Kida M, Kondo M, Tomotsune M, Kinjo K, Ohtsuka T, Fujitake N (2019) Molecular composition and decomposition stages of organic matter in a mangrove mineral soil with time. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 231: 106478.

Kida M, Kojima T, Tanabe Y, Hayashi K, Kudoh S, Maie N, Fujitake N (2019) Origin, distributions, and environmental significance of ubiquitous humic-like fluorophores in Antarctic lakes and streams. Water Research 163: 114901.

Kida M, Tanabe M, Tomotsune M, Yoshitake S, Kinjo K, Ohtsuka T, Fujitake N (2019) Changes in dissolved organic matter composition and dynamics in a subtropical mangrove river driven by rainfall. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 223: 6-17.

Kitzinger K, Padilla CC, Marchant HK, Hach PF, Herbold CW, Kidane AT, Könneke M, Littmann S, Mooshammer M, Niggemann J, Petrov S, Richter A, Stewart FJ, Wagner M, Kuypers MMM, Bristow LA (2019) Cyanate and urea are substrates for nitrification by Thaumarchaeota in the marine environment. Nature Microbiology 4: 234-243.

Koch H, Dürwald A, Schweder T, Noriega-Ortega B, Vidal-Melgosa S, Hehemann JH, Dittmar T, Freese HM, Becher D, Simon M, Wietz M (2019) Biphasic cellular adaptations and ecological implications of Alteromonas macleodii degrading a mixture of algal polysaccharides. ISME Journal 13: 92-103.

Mari X, Guinot B, Chu TV, Brune J, Lefebvre J-P, Pradeep Ram AS, Raimbault P, Dittmar T, Niggemann J (2019) Biogeochemical impacts of a black carbon wet deposition event in Halong Bay, Vietnam. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 185.

Martínez–Pérez AM, Catalá TS, Nieto–Cid M, Otero J, Álvarez M, Emelianov M, Reche I, Álvarez–Salgado XA, Arístegui J (2019) Dissolved organic matter (DOM) in the open Mediterranean Sea II: Basin–wide distribution and drivers of fluorescent DOM. Progress in Oceanography 170: 93-106.

Mentges A, Feenders C, Deutsch C, Blasius B, Dittmar T (2019). Long-term stability of marine dissolved organic carbon emerges from a neutral network of compounds and microbes. Scientific Reports 9(1): 1-13.

Mori C, Santos IR, Brumsack H-J, Schnetger B, Dittmar T, Seidel M (2019) Non-conservative behavior of dissolved organic matter and trace metals (Mn, Fe, Ba) driven by porewater exchange in a subtropical mangrove-estuary. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00481.

Nilsson E, Li K, Fridlund J, Šulčius S, Bunse C, Karlsson CMG, Lindh MV, Lundin D, Pinhassi J, Holmfeldt K (2019) Genomic and seasonal variations among aquatic phages infecting the Baltic Sea Gammaproteobacteria Rheinheimera sp. strain BAL341. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85: 18.

Noriega-Ortega BE, Wienhausen G, Mentges A, Dittmar T, Simon M, and Niggemann J (2019) Does the chemodiversity of bacterial exometabolomes sustain the chemodiversity of marine dissolved organic matter? Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 215.

Roth VN, Lange M, Simon C, Hertkorn N, Bucher S, Goodall T, Griffiths RI, Mellado-Vázquez PG, Mommer L, Oram NJ, Weigelt A, Dittmar T, Gleixner G (2019). Persistence of dissolved organic matter explained by molecular changes during its passage through soil. Nature Geoscience 12(9): 755-761.

Schutte CA, Ahmerkamp S, Wu CS, Seidel M, De Beer D, Cook PLM, Joye SB (2019) Chapter 12 - Biogeochemical dynamics of coastal tidal flats. In: G. M. E. Perillo, E. Wolanski, D. R. Cahoon and C. S. Hopkinson (eds.), Coastal Wetlands. Elsevier: 407-440.

Seibert SL, Böttcher ME, Schubert F, Pollmann T, Giani L, Tsukamoto S, Frechen M, Freund H, Waska H, Simon H, Holt T, Greskowiak J, Massmann G (2019) Iron sulfide formation in young and rapidly-deposited permeable sands at the land-sea transition zone. Science of the Total Environment 649: 264-283.

Simon C, Osterholz H, Koschinsky A, Dittmar T (2019) Riverine mixing at the molecular scale – An ultrahigh-resolution mass spectrometry study on dissolved organic matter and selected metals in the Amazon confluence zone (Manaus, Brazil). Organic Geochemistry 129: 45-62.

Sogin E, Michellod D, Gruber-Vodicka H, Bourceau P, Geier B, Meier D, Seidel M

, Hach PF, Procaccini G, Dubilier N, Liebeke M (2019) Seagrass excretes sugars to their rhizosphere making them the sweet spots in the sea. bioRxiv: 797522,

Tanentzap AJ, Fitch A, Orland C, Emilson EJ, Yakimovich KM, Osterholz H, Dittmar T (2019). Chemical and microbial diversity covary in fresh water to influence ecosystem functioning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116(49): 24689-24695.

Tomotsune M, Arai H, Yoshitake S, Kida M, Fujitake N, Kinjo K, and Ohtsuka T (2019) Effect of Crab Burrows on CO2 Flux from the Sediment Surface to the Atmosphere in a Subtropical Mangrove Forest on Ishigaki Island, Southwestern Japan. Estuaries and Coasts 43: 102-110.

Wagner S, Fair JH, Matt S, Hosen JD, Raymond P, Saiers J, James BS, Dittmar T, Stubbins A (2019) Molecular hysteresis: hydrologically driven changes in riverine dissolved organic matter chemistry during a storm event. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 124(4): 759-774.

Waska H, Brumsack HJ, Massmann G, Koschinsky A, Schnetger B, Simon H, Dittmar T (2019) Inorganic and organic copper and iron species of the subterranean estuary: Origins and fate. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 259: 211-232.

Waska H, Greskowiak J, Ahrens J, Beck M, Ahmerkamp S, Böning P, Brumsack HJ, Degenhardt J, Ehlert C, Engelen B, Grünenbaum N, Holtappels M, Pahnke K, Marchant HK, Massmann G, Meier D, Schnetger B, Schwalfenberg K, Simon H, Vandieken V, Zielinski O, Dittmar T (2019) Spatial and temporal patterns of pore water chemistry in the inter-tidal zone of a high energy beach. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 154.

Wu H, Kida M, Domoto A, Hara M, Ashida H, Suzuki T, and Fujitake N (2019) The effects of fertilization treatments and cropping systems on long-term dynamics and spectroscopic characteristics of dissolved organic matter in paddy soil. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 65: 557-565.


Bao H, Niggemann J, Luo L, Dittmar T, and Kao SJ (2018) Molecular composition and origin of water-soluble organic matter in marine aerosols in the Pacific off China. Atmospheric Environment 191: 27-35.

Benavides M, Shoemaker KM, Moisander PH, Niggemann J, Dittmar T, Duhamel S, Grosso O, Pujo-Pay M, Hélias-Nunige S, and Bonnet S (2018) Aphotic N2 fixation along an oligotrophic to ultraoligotrophic transect in the Western Tropical South Pacific Ocean. Biogeosciences 15: 3107-3119.

Boxhammer T, Taucher J, Bach LT, Achterberg EP, Algueró-Muñiz M, Bellworthy J, Czerny J, Esposito M, Haunost M, Hellemann D, Ludwig A, Yong JC, Zark M, Riebesell U, and Anderson LG (2018) Enhanced transfer of organic matter to higher trophic levels caused by ocean acidification and its implications for export production: A mass balance approach. PLOS ONE 13: e0197502.

Catalá TS, Martínez-Pérez AM, Nieto-Cid M, Álvarez M, Otero J, Emelianov M, Reche I, Arístegui J, and Álvarez-Salgado XA (2018) Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in the open Mediterranean Sea. I. Basin–wide distribution and drivers of chromophoric DOM. Progress in Oceanography 165: 35-51.

Dittmar T, and Arnosti C (2018) An inseparable liaison: marine microbes and nonliving organic matter. In: J. M. Gasol and D. L. Kirchman (eds.), Microbial Ecology of the Ocean. 3rd edition. Wiley: 189-224.

Emilson EJS, Carson MA, Yakimovich KM, Osterholz H, Dittmar T, Gunn JM, Mykytczuk NCS, Basiliko N, and Tanentzap AJ (2018) Climate-driven shifts in sediment chemistry enhance methane production in northern lakes. Nature Communications 9: 1801.

Li C, Chen P, Kang S, Yan F, Tripathee L, Wu G, Qu B, Sillanpää M, Yang D, Dittmar T, Stubbins A, and Raymond PA (2018) Fossil fuel combustion emission from south Asia influences precipitation dissolved organic carbon reaching the remote Tibetan Plateau: isotopic and molecular evidence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 123: 6248-6258.

Niggemann J, Lomstein BA, and Schubert CJ (2018) Diagenesis of amino compounds in water column and sediment of Lake Baikal. Organic Geochemistry 115: 67-77.

Osterholz H, Kirchman DL, Niggemann J, and Dittmar T (2018) Diversity of bacterial communities and dissolved organic matter in a temperate estuary. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94: fiy119.

Ram AP, Mari X, Brune J, Torréton J-P, Chu V, Raimbault P, Niggemann J, and Sime-Ngando T (2018) Bacterial-viral interactions in the sea surface microlayer of a black carbon-dominated tropical coastal ecosystem (Halong Bay, Vietnam). Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 6: 13.

Reese BK, Zinke LA, Sobol MS, Larowe DE, Orcutt BN, Zhang X, Jaekel U, Wang F, Dittmar T, Defforey D, Tully B, Paytan A, Sylvan JB, Amend JP, Edwards KJ, and Girguis P (2018) Nitrogen cycling of active bacteria within oligotrophic sediment of the Mid-Atlantic ridge flank. Geomicrobiology Journal 35: 468-483.

Roebuck JA, Seidel M, Dittmar T, and Jaffé R (2018) Land use controls on the spatial variability of dissolved black carbon in a subtropical watershed. Environmental Science and Technology 52: 8104-8114.

Sadeghi-Nassaj SM, Catalá TS, Álvarez PA, and Reche I (2018) Sea cucumbers reduce chromophoric dissolved organic matter in aquaculture tanks. PeerJ 6: e4344.

Seibert SL, Holt T, Reckhardt A, Ahrens J, Beck M, Pollmann T, Giani L, Waska H, Böttcher ME, Greskowiak J, and Massmann G (2018) Hydrochemical evolution of a freshwater lens below a barrier island (Spiekeroog, Germany): The role of carbonate mineral reactions, cation exchange and redox processes. Applied Geochemistry 92: 196-208.

Simon C, Roth VN, Dittmar T, and Gleixner G (2018) Molecular signals of heterogeneous terrestrial environments identified in dissolved organic matter: a comparative analysis of orbitrap and ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometers. Frontiers in Earth Science 6: 138.

Stücheli PE, Niggemann J, and Schubert CJ (2018) Comparison of different solid phase extraction sorbents for the qualitative assessment of dissolved organic nitrogen in freshwater samples using FT-ICR-MS. Journal of Limnology 77: 400-411.

Tilot V, Ormond R, Moreno Navas J, and Catalá TS (2018) The benthic megafaunal assemblages of the CCZ (Eastern Pacific) and an approach to their management in the face of threatened anthropogenic impacts. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 7.

Walter SRS, Jaekel U, Osterholz H, Fisher AT, Huber JA, Pearson A, Dittmar T, and Girguis PR (2018) Microbial decomposition of marine dissolved organic matter in cool oceanic crust. Nature Geoscience 11: 334-339.

Zark M, and Dittmar T (2018) Universal molecular structures in natural dissolved organic matter. Nature Communications 9: 3178.


Zark M, Christoffers J and Dittmar T (2017) Molecular properties of deep-sea dissolved organic matter are predictable by the central limit theorem: Evidence from tandem FT-ICR-MS. Marine Chemistry 191:9-15.

Ward ND, Bianchi TS, Medeiros PM, Seidel M, Richey JE, Keil RG and Sawakuchi HO (2017) Where carbon goes when water flows: carbon cycling across the aquatic continuum. Frontiers in Marine Science 4:doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00007.

Stubbins A, Silva LM, Dittmar T and Van Stan JT (2017) Molecular and Optical Properties of Tree-Derived Dissolved Organic Matter in Throughfall and Stemflow from Live Oaks and Eastern Red Cedar. Frontiers in Earth Science 5:1-13.

Stubbins A, Mann PJ, Powers L, Bittar TB, Dittmar T, McIntyre CP, Eglinton TI, Zimov N and Spencer RGM (2017) Low photolability of yedoma permafrost dissolved organic carbon. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 122:200-211.

Sperling M, Piontek J, Engel A, Wiltshire KH, Niggemann J, Gerdts G and Wichels A (2017) Combined carbohydrates support rich communities of particle-associated marine bacterioplankton. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.00065.

Seidel M, Manecki M, Herlemann D, Deutsch B, Schulz-Bull D, Jürgens K and Dittmar T (2017) Composition and transformation of dissolved organic matter in the Baltic Sea. Frontiers in Earth Science - Marine Biogeochemistry.

Romano S, Bondarev V, Koelling M, Dittmar T and Schulz-Vogt HN (2017) Phosphate Limitation Triggers the Dissolution of Precipitated Iron by the Marine Bacterium Pseudovibrio sp FO-BEG1. Frontiers in Microbiology 8.

Poulin BA, Ryan JN, Nagy KL, Stubbins A, Dittmar T, Orem W, Krabbenhoft DP and Aiken GR (2017) Spatial Dependence of Reduced Sulfur in Everglades Dissolved Organic Matter Controlled by Sulfate Enrichment. Environmental science & technology.

Pop Ristova P, Bienhold C, Wenzhöfer F, Rossel PE and Boetius A (2017) Temporal and spatial variations of bacterial and faunal communities associated with deep-sea wood falls. PLOS ONE 12:e0169906.

Medeiros PM, Seidel M, Gifford SM, Ballantyne F, Dittmar T, Whitman WB and Moran MA (2017) Microbially-Mediated Transformations of Estuarine Dissolved Organic Matter. Frontiers in Marine Science 4:69.

Medeiros PM, Babcock-Adams L, Seidel M, Castelao RM, Di Iorio D, Hollibaugh JT and Dittmar T (2017) Export of terrigenous dissolved organic matter in a broad continental shelf. Limnology and Oceanography.

Marques JSJ, Dittmar T, Niggemann J, de Almeida M, Gomez-Saez GV and de Rezende C (2017) Dissolved black carbon in the headwaters-to-ocean continuum of Paraíba do Sul River, Brazil. Frontiers in Earth Science 5:10.3389/feart.2017.00011.

Linkhorst A, Dittmar T and Waska H (2017) Molecular Fractionation of Dissolved Organic Matter in a Shallow Subterranean Estuary: The Role of the Iron Curtain. Environmental Science & Technology 51:1312-1320.

Dittmar T and Arnosti C (2017) An inseparable liaison: marine microbes and nonliving organic matter. In: Gasol J, Kirchman DL, Editors. Microbial Ecology of the Ocean. 3rd edition. Wiley.

Böning P, Ehlert C, Niggemann J, Schnetger B and Pahnke K (2017) Thallium dynamics in the Weser estuary (NW Germany). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 187:146-151.

Beck M, Reckhardt A, Amelsberg J, Bartholomä A, Brumsack H-J, Cypionka H, Dittmar T, Engelen B, Greskowiak J, Hillebrand H, Holtappels M, Neuholz R, Köster J, Kuypers MMM, Massmann G, Meier D, Niggemann J, Paffrath R, Pahnke K, Rovo S, Striebel M, Vandieken V, Wehrmann A and Zielinski O (2017) The drivers of biogeochemistry in beach ecosystems: A cross-shore transect from the dunes to the low-water line. Marine Chemistry 190:35-50.



Waska H, Koschinsky A and Dittmar T (2016) Fe- and Cu-complex formation with artificial ligands investigated by ultra-high resolution Fourier-transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (FT-ICR-MS): Implications for natural metal-organic complex studies. Frontiers in Marine Science 3:1-19.

Seifert AG, Roth VN, Dittmar T, Gleixner G, Breuer L, Houska T and Marxsen J (2016) Comparing molecular composition of dissolved organic matter in soil and stream water: Influence of land use and chemical characteristics. Science of the Total Environment 571:142-152.

Seidel M, Kleindienst S, Dittmar T, Joye SB and Medeiros PM (2016) Biodegradation of crude oil and dispersants in deep seawater from the Gulf of Mexico: Insights from ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 129:108-118.

Seidel M, Dittmar T, Ward ND, Krusche AV, Richey JE, Yager PL and Medeiros PM (2016) Seasonal and spatial variability of dissolved organic matter composition in the lower Amazon River. Biogeochemistry 131:281-302.

Schulz J, Mentges A and Zielinski O (2016) Deriving image features for autonomous classification from time-series recurrence plots. Journal of the European Optical Society-Rapid Publications 12:5.

Santín C, Doerr SH, Kane ES, Masiello CA, Ohlson M, de la Rosa JM, Preston CM and Dittmar T (2016) Towards a global assessment of pyrogenic carbon from vegetation fires. Global Change Biology 22:76-91.

Rossel PE, Bienhold C, Boetius A and Dittmar T (2016) Dissolved organic matter in pore water of Arctic Ocean sediments: Environmental influence on molecular composition. Organic Geochemistry 97:41-52.

Riedel T, Zark M, Vähätalo AV, Niggemann J, Spencer RGM, Hernes PJ and Dittmar T (2016) Molecular signatures of biogeochemical transformations in dissolved organic matter from ten world rivers. Frontiers in Earth Science 4:1-16.

Riedel T and Weber TKD (2016) The chemical potential of water in soils and sediments. Soil Science Society of America Journal 80:79-83.

Reyes C, Dellwig O, Dähnke K, Gehre M, Noriega-Ortega BE, Böttcher ME, Meister P, Friedrich MW and Lueders T (2016) Bacterial communities potentially involved in iron-cycling in Baltic Sea and North Sea sediments revealed by pyrosequencing. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92:fiw054-fiw054.

Osterholz H, Singer G, Wemheuer B, Daniel R, Simon M, Niggemann J and Dittmar T (2016) Deciphering associations between dissolved organic molecules and bacterial communities in a pelagic marine system. ISME Journal 10:1717-1730.

Osterholz H, Kirchman DL, Niggemann J and Dittmar T (2016) Environmental drivers of dissolved organic matter molecular composition in the Delaware estuary. Frontiers in Earth Science 4:doi: 10.3389/feart.2016.00095.

Moran MA, Kujawinski EB, Stubbins A, Fatland R, Aluwihare LI, Buchan A, Crump BC, Dorrestein PC, Dyhrman ST, Hess NJ, Howe B, Longnecker K, Medeiros PM, Niggemann J, Obernosterer I, Repeta DJ and Waldbauer JR (2016) Deciphering ocean carbon in a changing world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113:3143-3151.

Medeiros PM, Seidel M, Niggemann J, Spencer RGM, Hernes PJ, Yager PL, Miller WL, Dittmar T and Hansell DA (2016) A novel molecular approach for tracing terrigenous dissolved organic matter into the deep ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30:689-699.

Malik AA, Roth VN, Hébert M, Tremblay L, Dittmar T and Gleixner G (2016) Linking molecular size, composition and carbon turnover of extractable soil microbial compounds. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 100:66-73.

Lucas J, Koester I, Wichels A, Niggemann J, Dittmar T, Callies U, Wiltshire KH and Gerdts G (2016) Short-term dynamics of north sea bacterioplankton-dissolved organic matter coherence on molecular level. Frontiers in Microbiology 7.

Linkhorst A, Dittmar T and Waska H (2016) Molecular fractionation of dissolved organic matter in a shallow subterranean estuary: the role of the iron curtain. Environmental Science & Technology:doi:10.1021/acs.est.1026b03608.

Koch BP and Dittmar T (2016) Erratum: From mass to structure: An aromaticity index for high-resolution mass data of natural organic matter (Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry (2006) 20 (926-932) DOI: 10.1002/rcm.2386). Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 30:250.

Kleindienst S, Seidel M, Ziervogel K, Grim S, Loftis K, Harrison S, Malkin SY, Perkins MJ, Field J, Sogin ML, Dittmar T, Passow U, Medeiros P and Joye SB (2016) Ability of chemical dispersants to reduce oil spill impacts remains unclear. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113:E1422-E1423.

Hawkes JA, Hansen CT, Goldhammer T, Bach W and Dittmar T (2016) Molecular alteration of marine dissolved organic matter under experimental hydrothermal conditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 175:68-85.

Hawkes JA, Dittmar T, Patriarca C, Tranvik L and Bergquist J (2016) Evaluation of the orbitrap mass spectrometer for the molecular fingerprinting analysis of natural dissolved organic matter. Analytical Chemistry 88:7698-7704.

Gomez-Saez GV, Niggemann J, Dittmar T, Pohlabeln AM, Lang SQ, Noowong A, Pichler T, Wörmer L and Bühring SI (2016) Molecular evidence for abiotic sulfurization of dissolved organic matter in marine shallow hydrothermal systems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 190:35-52.

Bach LT, Taucher J, Boxhammer T, …, Dittmar T, …, Köster I, …, Zark M and Riebesell U (2016) Influence of ocean acidification on a natural winter-to-summer plankton succession: First insights from a long-term mesocosm study draw attention to periods of low nutrient concentrations. PLoS ONE 11:e0159068. 0159061-0159033.


Arrieta JM, Mayol E, Hansman RL, Herndl GJ, Dittmar T and Duarte CM (2015) Response to comment on “Dilution limits dissolved organic carbon utilization in the deep ocean”. Science 350, 6267, 1483-b, 1-2.

Suryaputra IGNA, Santos IR, Huettel M, Burnett WC and Dittmar T (2015) Non-conservative behavior of fluorescent dissolved organic matter (FDOM) within a subterranean estuary. Continental Shelf Research 110, 183-190.

Wagner S, Jaffe R, Cawley K, Dittmar T and Stubbins A (2015) Associations between the molecular and optical properties of dissolved organic matter in the Florida Everglades, a model coastal wetland system. Frontiers in Chemistry 3, 66, 1-14.

Gomez-Saez GV, Riedel T, Niggemann J, Pichler T, Dittmar T and Bühring SI (2015) Interaction between iron and dissolved organic matter in a marine shallow hydrothermal system off Dominica Island (Lesser Antilles). Marine Chemistry 177, 677-686.

Stubbins A, Spencer RGM, Mann PJ, Holmes RM, McClelland JW, Niggemann J and Dittmar T (2015) Utilizing colored dissolved organic matter to derive dissolved black carbon export by Arctic Rivers. Frontiers in Earth Science 3, 63, 1-11.

Seidel M, Beck M, Greskowiak J, Riedel T, Waska H, Suryaputra IGNA, Schnetger B, Niggemann J, Simon M and Dittmar T (2015) Benthic-pelagic coupling of nutrients and dissolved organic matter composition in an intertidal sandy beach. Marine Chemistry 176, 150-163.

Zark M, Riebesell U and Dittmar T (2015) Effects of ocean acidification on marine dissolved organic matter are not detectable over the succession of phytoplankton blooms. Science Advances 1 (9), e1500531, 1-7.

Hawkes JA, Rossel PE, Stubbins A, Butterfield D, Connelly DP, Achterberg EP, Koschinsky A, Chavagnac V, Hansen CT, Bach W and Dittmar T (2015) Efficient removal of recalcitrant deep-ocean dissolved organic matter during hydrothermal circulation. Nature Geoscience 8, 856-860.

Kim T-H, Kim G, Lee S-A and Dittmar T (2015) Extraordinary slow degradation of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in a cold marginal sea. Scientific Reports. 5 (13808) 1-6. DOI: 10.1038/srep13808.

Chmiel H, Niggemann J, Kokic J, Ferland M-E, Dittmar T, Sobek S (2015) Uncoupled organic matter burial and quality in boreal lake sediments over the Holocene. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 9, 1751-1763.

Rossel  PE, Stubbins A, Hach PF and Dittmar T (2015) Bioavailability and molecular composition of dissolved organic matter from a diffuse hydrothermal system. Marine Chemistry 177, 257-266.

Stubbins A and Dittmar T (2015) Illuminating the deep: Molecular signatures of photochemical alteration of dissolved organic matter from North Atlantic Deep Water. Marine Chemistry 177, 318-324.

Seidel  M, Yager PL, Ward ND, Carpenter EJ, Gomes HR, Krusche AV, Richey JE and Dittmar T, Medeiros PM (2015) Molecular-level changes of dissolved organic matter along the Amazon River-to-ocean continuum. Marine Chemistry 177, 218-231.

Wagner S, Riedel T, Niggemann J, Vähätalo A, Dittmar T and Jaffé R (2015) Linking the molecular signature of heteroatomic dissolved organic matter to watershed characteristics in world rivers. Environmental Science and Technology 49 (23), 13798-13806.

Benavides M, Moisander PH, Berthelot H, Dittmar T, Grosso O and Bonnet S (2015) Mesopelagic N2 fixation related to organic matter composition in the Solomon and Bismarck Seas (Southwest Pacific). PLOS One. 10 (12) e014377, 1-19.

Hansman RL, Dittmar T and Herndl GJ (2015) Conservation of dissolved organic matter molecular composition during mixing of the deep water masses of the northeast Atlantic Ocean. Marine Chemistry 177, 288-297.

Kleindienst S, Seidel M, Ziervogel K, Grim S, Loftis K, Harrison S, Malkin SY, Perkins MJ, Field J, Sogin ML, Dittmar T, Passow U, Medeiros PM and Joye SB (2015) Chemical dispersants can suppress the activity of natural oil-degrading microorganisms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences PNAS 112 (48), 14900-14905.

Hansman RL, Dittmar T and Herndl GJ (2015) Conservation of dissolved organic matter molecular composition during mixing of the deep water masses of the northeast Atlantic Ocean. Marine Chemistry. DOI:10.1016/j.marchem.2015.06.001.

Medeiros PM, Seidel M, Ward ND, Carpenter EJ, Gomes HR, Niggemann J, Krusche AV, Richey JE, Yager PL and Dittmar T (2015) Fate of the Amazon River dissolved organic matter in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29, 677-690.

Osterholz H, Niggemann J, Giebel H-A, Simon M and Dittmar T (2015) Inefficient microbial production of refractory dissolved organic matter in the ocean. Nature Communications 6, 7422, 1-8.

Kellerman A, Kothawala DN, Dittmar T and Tranvik LJ (2015) Persistence of dissolved organic matter in lakes related to its molecular characteristics. Nature Geoscience 8, 454-457.

De la Cruz F, Dittmar T, Niggemann J, Osburn C and Barlaz MA (2015) Evaluation of copper oxide oxidation for quantification of lignin in municipal solid waste. Environmental Engineering Science 32 (6), 486-496.

Spencer RGM, Mann PJ, Dittmar T, Eglinton TI, McIntyre C, Holmes RM, Zimov N and Stubbins A (2015) Detecting the signature of permafrost thaw in Arctic rivers. Geophysical Research Letters 42 (8) 2830-2835.

Waska H, Koschinsky A, Ruiz Chancho MJ and Dittmar T (2015) Investigating the potential of solid-phase extraction and Fourier-transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (FT-ICR-MS) for the isolation and identification of dissolved metal-organic complexes from natural waters. Marine Chemistry 173, 78-92.

Medeiros PM, Seidel M, Powers LC, Dittmar T, Hansell DA and Miller WL (2015) Dissolved organic matter composition and photochemical transformations in the northern North Pacific Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters 42, 863-870.

Roth V-N, Dittmar T, Gaupp R and Gleixner G (2015) The molecular composition of dissolved organic matter in forest soils as a function of pH and temperature. PLOS One 10 (3) e0119188, 1-23.

Schwedt A, Seidel M, Dittmar T, Simon M, Bondarev V, Romano S, Lavik G and Schulz-Vogt HN (2015) Substrate use of Pseudovibrio sp. growing in ultra-oligotrophic seawater. PLOS One 10 (3) e0121675, 1-16.

Reckhardt A, Beck M, Seidel M, Riedel T, Wehrmann A, Bartholomä A, Schnetger B, Dittmar T and Brumsack HJ (2015) Carbon, nutrient and trace metal cycling in sandy sediments: A comparison of high-energy beaches and backbarrier tidal flats. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 159, 1-14.

Arrieta JM, Mayol E, Hansman RL, Herndl GJ, Dittmar T and Duarte CM (2015) Dilution limits dissolved organic carbon utilization in the deep ocean. Science 348, 6232, 331-333.

Santos IR, Beck M, Brumsack HJ, Maher DT, Dittmar T, Waska H and Schnetger B (2015) Porewater exchange as a driver of carbon dynamics across a terrestrial-marine transect: Insights from coupled 222Rn and pCO2 observations in the German Wadden Sea. Marine Chemistry 171, 10-20.

Wagner S, Dittmar T and Jaffé R (2015) Molecular characterization of dissolved black nitrogen via electrospray ionization Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry. Organic Geochemistry 79, 21-30.

Pohlabeln A and Dittmar T (2015) Novel insights into the molecular structure of non-volatile marine dissolved organic sulfur. Marine Chemistry 168, 86-94.

Dittmar T (2015) Reasons behind the long-term stability of marine dissolved organic matter. In: Hansell DA, Carlson CA (eds) The biogeochemistry of marine dissolved organic matter. 2nd edition. Elsevier. 369-388.


Spencer RGM, Guo W, Raymond PA, Dittmar T, Hood E, Fellman J and Stubbins A (2014) Source and biolability of ancient dissolved organic matter in glacier and lake ecosystems on the Tibetan Plateau. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 142, 64-74.

Shabarova T, Villiger J, Morenkov O, Niggemann J, Dittmar T and Pernthaler J (2014) Bacterial community structure and dissolved organic matter in repeatedly flooded subsurface karst water pools. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 89, 111-126.

Roth V-N, Dittmar T, Gaupp R and Gleixner G (2014) Ecosystem specific composition of dissolved organic matter. Vadose Zone 13, 1-10.

Seidel M, Beck M, Riedel T, Waska H, Suryaputra IGNA, Schnetger B, Niggemann J, Simon M and Dittmar T (2014) Biogeochemistry of dissolved organic matter in an anoxic intertidal creek bank. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 140, 418-434.

Kellermann AM, Dittmar T, Kothawala DN and Tranvik LJ (2014) Chemodiversity of dissolved organic matter in lakes driven by climate and hydrology. Nature Communications 5, 3804, 1-8.

Romano S, Dittmar T, Bondarev V, Weber RJM, Viant MR and Schulz-Vogt HN (2014) Exo-metabolome of Pseudovibrio sp. FO-BEG1 analyzed by ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry and the effect of phosphate limitation. PLOS One 9 (5) e96038.

Dittmar T (2014) Reasons behind the long-term stability of marine dissolved organic matter. In: Hansell DA, Carlson CA (eds) The biogeochemistry of marine dissolved organic matter. 2nd edition. Elsevier. In press.

Herlemann DPR, Manecki M, Meeske C, Pollehne F, Labrenz M, Schulz-Bull D, Dittmar T and Jürgens K (2014) Uncoupling of bacterial and terrigenous dissolved organic matter dynamics in decomposition experiments. PLOS One. 9(4) e 93945.

Riedel T, Iden S, Geilich J, Wiedner K, Durner W and Biester H (2014) Changes in the molecular composition of organic matter leached from an agricultural topsoil following addition of biomass-derived black carbon (biochar). Organic Geochemistry 69, 52-60.

Green NW, Perdue EM, Aiken GR, Butler KD, Chen H, Dittmar T, Niggemann J and Stubbins A (2014) An intercomparison of three methods for the large-scale isolation of oceanic dissolved organic matter. Marine Chemistry 161, 14-19.

Osterholz H, Dittmar T, Niggemann J (2014) Molecular evidence for rapid dissolved organic matter turnover in Arctic fjords. Marine Chemistry 160, 1-10.

Zhu ZY , Wu Y, Zhang J, Dittmar T, Li Y, Shao L and Ji Q (2014) Can primary production contribute non-labile organic matter in the sea: Amino acid enantiomers along the coast south of the Changjiang Estuary in May. Journal of Marine Systems 129, 343-349.

Osterholz H, Simon H, Beck M, März J, Rackebrandt S, Brumsack H-J, Feudel U and Simon M (2014) Impact of diatom growth on trace metal dynamics (Mn, Mo, V, U). Journal of Sea Research 87, 35-45.

Dittmar T and Stubbins A (2014) Dissolved organic matter in aquatic systems. In: Birrer B, Falkowski P, Freeman K (eds) Treatise of Geochemistry. 2nd edition, Volume 12. Elsevier, 125-156.

Riedel T and Dittmar T (2014) A method detection limit for the analysis of natural organic matter via Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry 86, 8376-8382.

Stubbins A, Lapierre J-F, Berggren M, Prairie YT, Dittmar T and del Giorgio PA (2014) What’s in an EEM? Molecular signatures associated with dissolved organic fluorescence in boreal Canada. Environmental Science and Technology 48, 10598-10606.

Milev BP, Patras MA, Dittmar T, Vrancken G and Kuhnert N (2014) Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometrical analysis of raw fermented cocoa beans from Cameroon and Ivory Coast origin. Food Research International 64, 958-961.

Aquilina, A., Homoky, W.B., Hawkes, J.A., Lyons, T.W., Mills, R.A. (2014) Hydrothermal sediments are a source of water column Fe and Mn in the Bransfield Strait, Antarctica. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 137, 64-80.

Hawkes, J.A., Connelly, D.P., Rijkenberg, M.J.A., Achterberg, E.P. (2014) The importance of shallow hydrothermal island arc systems in ocean biogeochemistry. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (3), 942-947.


Roth V-N, Dittmar T, Gaupp R and Gleixner G (2013) Latitude and pH driven trends in the molecular composition of DOM across a north south transect along the Yenisei River. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 123, 93-105.

Seidel M, Ruetters H, Rullkoetter J and Sass H (2013) Phosphate-free ornithine lipid contents in Desulfovibrio spp respond to growth temperature. Organic Geochemistry 59, 133-142.

Waska H, Kim G and Kim GB (2013) Comparison of S, Se, and Po-210 accumulation patterns in common squid Todarodes pacificus from the Yellow Sea and East/Japan Sea. Ocean Science Journal 48, 215-224.

Rossel PE, Vähätalo AV, Witt M and Dittmar T (2013) Molecular composition of dissolved organic matter from a wetland plant (Juncus effusus) after photochemical and microbial decomposition (1.25 yr): Common features with deep sea dissolved organic matter. Organic Geochemistry 60, 62-71.

Riedel T, Zak D, Biester H and Dittmar T (2013) Iron traps terrestrially derived dissolved organic matter at redox interfaces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences PNAS 110 (25), 10101-10105.

Ward ND, Keil RG, Medeiros PM, Brito DC, Cunha AC, Dittmar T, Yager PL, Krusche AV and Richey JE (2013) Degradation of terrestrially derived macromolecules in the Amazon River. Nature Geoscience 6, 530-533.

Jaffé R, Ding Y, Niggemann J, Vähätalo AV, Campbell J and Dittmar T (2013) Global charcoal mobilization from soils via dissolution and riverine transport to the oceans. Science 340, 345-347.

Šantl-Temkiv T, Finster K, Dittmar T, Hansen BM, Thyrhaug R, Woetmann Nielsen N and Gosewinkel Karlson U (2013) Hailstones: a window into the microbial and chemical inventory of a storm cloud. PLOS One 8 (1), e53550.

Bienhold C, Ristova PP, Wenzhöfer F, Dittmar T and Boetius A (2013) How deep-sea wood falls sustain chemosynthetic life. PLOS One 8 (1), e53590.


Singer GA, Fasching C, Wilhelm L, Niggemann J, Steier P, Dittmar T and Battin TJ (2012) Biogeochemically diverse organic matter in glaciers in European Alps. Nature Geoscience 5, 710-714.

Dittmar T, Rezende CE, Manecki M, Niggemann J, Ovalle ARC, Stubbins A and Bernardes MC (2012) Continuous flux of dissolved black carbon from a vanished tropical forest biome. Nature Geoscience 5, 618-622.

Franz JMS, Hauss H, Sommer U, Dittmar T and Riebesell U (2012) Production, partitioning and stoichiometry of organic matter under variable nutrient supply during mesocosm experiments in the tropical Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Biogeosciences 9, 4629-4643.

Ionescu D, Siebert C, Polerecky L, MunwesYY, Lott C, Häusler S, Bižić-Ionescu M, Quast C, Peplies J, Glöckner FO, Ramette A, Rödiger T, Dittmar T, Oren A, Geyer S, Stärk H-J, Sauter M, Licha T, Laronne JB and de Beer D (2012) Microbial and Chemical Characterization of Underwater Fresh Water Springs in the Dead Sea. PLoS One 7 (6), e38319.

Jaffé R, Yamashita Y, Maie N, Cooper WT, Dittmar T, Dodds WK, Jones JB, Myoshi T, Ortiz-Zayas JR, Podgorski DC and Watanabe A (2012) Dissolved organic matter in headwater streams: compositional variability across climatic regions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 94, 95-108.

Riedel T, Biester H and Dittmar T (2012) Molecular fractionation of dissolved organic matter with metal salts. Environmental Science and Technology 46, 4419−4426.

Taucher J, Schulz KG, Dittmar T, Sommer U, Oschlies A and Riebesell U (2012) Enhanced carbon overconsumption in response to increasing temperatures during a mesocosm experiment. Biogeosciences 9, 3531-3545.

Stubbins A, Niggemann J and Dittmar T (2012) Photo-lability of deep ocean dissolved black carbon. Biogeosciences 9, 1661-1670.

Stubbins A and Dittmar T (2012) Low volume quantification of dissolved organic carbon and dissolved nitrogen. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 10, 347-352.

Dittmar T, Paeng J, Gihring TM, Suryaputra IGNA and Huettel M (2012) Discharge of dissolved black carbon from a fire-affected intertidal system. Limnology and Oceanography 47, 1171-1181.

Franz JMS, Krahmann G, Lavik G, Grasse P, Dittmar T and Riebesell U (2012) Dynamics and stoichiometry of nutrients and phytoplankton in waters influenced by the oxygen minimum zone in the eastern tropical Pacific. Deep Sea Research I 62, 20-31.

Halm H, Lam P, Ferdelman TG, Lavik G, Dittmar T, LaRoche J, D’Hondt S and Kuypers MMM (2012) Heterotrophic organisms dominate nitrogen fixation in the South Pacific Subtropical Gyre. ISME Journal 6, 1238–1249.

Kim T-H, Waska H, Kwon E, Suryaputra IGN and Kim G (2012) Production, degradation, and flux of dissolved organic matter in the subterranean estuary of a large tidal flat. Marine Chemistry 142, 1-10.

Seidel M, Graue J, Engelen B, Koester J, Sass H and Rullkoetter J (2012) Advection and diffusion determine vertical distribution of microbial communities in intertidal sediments as revealed by combined biogeochemical and molecular biological analysis. Organic Geochemistry 52, 114-129.


Schmidt MWI, Torn MS, Abiven S, Dittmar T, Guggenberger G, Janssen I, Kleber M, Kögel-Knabner I, Lehmann J, Manning DAC, Nannipieri P, Rasse DP, Weiner S and Trumbore SE (2011) Soil organic matter persistence as an ecosystem property. Nature 478, 49–56.

Dittmar T and Schlösser M (2011) Spuren im Meer. Al-Shamery K (ed) Moleküle aus dem All?
Wiley VCH. 117-133.

Santos IR, Burnett WC, Misra S, Suryaputra IGNA, Chanton JP, Dittmar T, Peterson RN and Swarzenski PW (2011) Uranium and barium cycling in a salt wedge subterranean estuary: The influence of tidal pumping. Chemical Geology 287, 114-123.

Schneider MPW, Smittenberg RH, Dittmar T and Schmidt MWI (2011) Comparison of gas and liquid chromatography for the determination of benzenepolycarboxylic acids as molecular tracers of black carbon. Organic Geochemistry 42, 275-282.

Gonsior M, Peake BM, Cooper WT, Podgorski D, D’Andrilli J, Dittmar T and Cooper WJ (2011) Characterization of dissolved organic matter across the Subtropical Convergence off the South Island, New Zealand. Marine Chemistry 123, 99–110.


Koch BP, Dittmar T and Lara RJ (2010) The biogeochemistry of the Caeté mangrove-shelf system. In: Saint-Paul U and Schneider H (eds) Mangrove Dynamics and Management in North Brazil. Springer. 45-70.

Prasad MBK, Dittmar T and Ramanathan AL (2010) Organic matter and mangrove productivity. In: Ramanathan A, Bhattacharya P, Dittmar T, Bala Krishna Prasad M, Nepunae B (eds) Management and sustainable development of coastal zone environments. Springer. 175-193.

D’Andrilli J, Dittmar T, Koch BP, Purcell JM, Marshall AG and Cooper WT (2010) Comprehensive characterization of marine dissolved organic matter by Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry with electrospray and atmospheric pressure photoionization. Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry 24, 643-650.

Gittel A, Seidel M, Kuever J, Galushko AS, Cypionka H and Koenneke M (2010) Desulfopila inferna sp nov, a sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from the subsurface of a tidal sand-flat  International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, 1626-1630.


Dittmar T, Koch BP and Jaffé R (2009) Tools for studying biogeochemical connectivity among tropical coastal ecosystems. In: Nagelkerken I (ed) Ecological interactions among tropical coastal ecosystems. Springer. 425-456.

Dittmar T, Cherrier J and Ludwichowski K-U (2009) The determination of amino acids in seawater. In: Wurl O (ed) Practical guidelines for the analysis of seawater. CRC Press. 67-78.

Lomstein BAa, Niggemann J, Jørgensen BB and Langerhuus AT (2009) Accumulation of prokaryotic remains during organic matter diagenesis in surface sediments off Peru. Limnology and Oceanography 54, 1139-1151.

Dittmar T (2009) The carbon in the sea on the track - Dem Kohlenstoff im Meer auf der Spur. GdCh Nachrichten aus der Chemie 57, 387-391.

Santos IR, Burnett WC, Dittmar T, Suryaputra IGNA and Chanton J (2009) Tidal pumping drives nutrient and dissolved organic matter dynamics in a Gulf of Mexico subterranean estuary. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 1325-1339.

Dittmar T and Paeng J (2009) A heat-induced molecular signature in marine dissolved organic matter. Nature Geoscience 2, 175-179.







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