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Dr. Jürgen Kern


Institution: Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering(ATB)                          
Role in the Action: MC substitute, WG2

Phonenumer: + 49331 5699-123



Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  •  SRC
  • carbon sequestsration
  • greenhouse gases
  • nitrogen
  • biomass

Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Hellebrand HJ, Scholz V, Kern J (2008) Long-term studies on variations of nitrogen fertiliser induced nitrous oxide fluxes. Atmospheric Environment 42: 8403-8411.


  • Hellebrand HJ, Strähle M, Scholz V, Kern J (2010) Soil carbon, soil nitrate, and soil emissions of nitrous oxide during cultivation of energy crops. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 87: 175-186. Publikationen - J. Kern\62.pdf


  • Kern J, Hellebrand HJ, Scholz V, Linke B (2010) Assessment of nitrogen fertilization for the CO2 balance during the production of poplar and rye. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 14: 1453-1460.


  • Kern J, Kreibich H, Koschorreck M, Darwich A (2010) Nitrogen balance of a floodplain forest of the Amazon River: The role of nitrogen fixation. In: Junk WJ, Piedade MT, Wittmann F, Schöngart J, Parolin P (eds.) Amazonian Floodplain Forests: Ecophysiology, Ecology, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management. Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Ecological Studies 210: 281-299.


  • Balasus A, Bischoff W-A, Schwarz A, Scholz V, Kern J (2012) Nitrogen fluxes during the initial stage of willows and poplars in short rotation coppices. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 175 (5): 729-738.
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