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PhD Thesis, Licentiate exam, M. Sc Thesis and Bachelor Thesis

PhD Thesis using Skogaryd Research Catchment (research and SITES station from 2013)

Julia Kelly (2021) Carbon exchange in boreal ecosystems: uppscaling and the impact of natural disturbances. PhD Thesis. Faculty of ScienceCentre for Environmental and Climate Science ISBN 978-91-7895-723-1, Lund University.

Bingjie Yang (2020) Implication of land use on the carbon Cyle: Impacts of long-term human activities on terrestrial organic matter input to aquatic ecosystems in southern Sweden. PhD Thesis. Quaternary Science Department of Geology, Lund University, Lundqua thesis 90.

Audrey Campeau (2019) Carbon in Boreal Streams. Isotopic Tracing of Terrestrial Sources, Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology 1808. 64 pp. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. ISBN 978-91-513-0654-4.

Anna-Karin Björsne (2018) The Nitrogen Cycle in Soil – Climate Impact and Methodological Challenges in Natural Ecosystems. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg.

Min Wang (2018) Characteristics of BVOC emissions from Swedish boreal forest. Using chambers to capture biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOC) from trees and forest floor. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University

Van Meeningen, Y. (2017) Is genetic diversity more important for terpene emissions than latitudinal adaptation? Using genetically identical trees to better understand emission fluctuations across a European latitudinal gradient. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University

Liimatainen, M. (2016) Factors controlling nitrous oxide emissions from drained peat soils – effects of wood ash fertilization. Publications of the University of Eastern Finland, Dissertations in Forestry and Natural Sciences, No 253

Natchimuthu, S. (2016) Freshwater methane and carbon dioxide fluxes. Spatiotemporal variability and an integrated assessment of lake and stream emissions in a catchment. PhD Thesis at Department of Thematic Studies - Environmental Change, Linköping University, Sweden. DOI: 10.3384/diss.diva.126779. (

He, H. (2016) Land use GHG emissions and mitigation options, simulated by CoupModel. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg.

Boudreault L.-E. (2015) Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes and Large-Eddy Simulation over and inside inhomogeneous forests. Ph.D. thesis DTU Vindenergi (Denmark)

Ferland, Marie-Eve. (2015). Le stockage de carbone dans les sédiments des lacs québécois : quatification et comparaison des stocks régionaux. (Thèse de doctorat). Université du Québec à Montréal.

Chmiel, H. (2015) The role of lake sediments in the carbon cycle of boreal lakes, Uppsala University, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment.

Podgrajsek, E. (2015) Lake fluxes of methane and carbon dioxide, Uppsala University, Department of Earth Sciences, LUVAL, Uppsala University.

Sterngren, A (2014) Soil-living archaea: Influence of pH, carbon and nitrogen on their abundance and activity, Lund University.

Arnqvist, J (2014) Mean Wind and Turbulence Conditions in the Boundary Layer above Forests, Uppsala University.

Tarvainen, L (2012) Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapour Exchange within a Norway Spruce Canopy. Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg.

Ernfors, M (2009) Greenhouse gas fluxes between drained forested peatlands and the atmosphere - influence of nutrient status and wood ash fertilization. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg.

Licentiate exam

Aurangojeb, M., (2017) Nitrous oxide emissions from drained organic and mineral soil: a study on hemi boreal Spruce forests, Licentiate thesis, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg


PhD students currently working at or using data from SRC


Jonathan Schenk
Linköpings univeristet
Topic: GHG and biogeochemical processes in limnic system 
(ERC project D. Bastviken (LiU); 2018)

Gustav Paja
Linköpings univeristet
Topic: GHG and biogeochemical processes in limnic (ERC project D. Bastviken (LiU); 2018)

David Rudbergp
Linköpings univeristet
GHG and biogeochemical processes in limnic system (KAW project D. Bastviken; 2018)

Tomas Karlsson
Lunds universitet
Topic: BVOC (soil, tree and within canopy)

Joel White
Lunds universitet
Topic: Microbiology (mire, RNA/DNA, CH4 (prod/oxid))

Saeed Alaei
Lunds universitet
Topic: Soil biogeochemical processes (priming, stable  isotopes)

Sofia Junttila
Lunds universitet
Topic: Remote sensing (NDVI, Dromnes, GIS, GHG flux)

Martin Skerlep
Lunds universitet
Topic: Land-use effects on mobilization of DOC and Fe to freshwaters, i.e. browning

Zhanzhang Cai
Lunds universitet
Topic: GHG and remote sensing


Iikka Haikarainen
Helsinki Univ. FI
Topic: Tree CH4 flux (2018) (ERC project M. Pihlatie Helsinki Univ. Finland)

Antti Laihonen 
(Jyväskylä Univ. FI)

Topic: Tree CH4 flux, stable isotopes (2018)

ERC project Marja Tiirola (Jyväskylä Univ. FI)


Msc Thesis and Erasmus trainee

Linnéa Johansson, Methyl mercury and dissolved organic content release changes in a drained wetland due to deforestation. (2019) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg

Benedict De Grandis (2019) Analysing the impact climate has on the emission of BVOCS and the formation of tropospheric ozone. Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg

Berg Wiklund, H. (2018) Hydrological catchment analysis from characterisation of Organic-Matter in Stream water. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg

Teodora Todorčić Vekić’s Erasmus trainee (2017) Identifying options to reduce fertilizer losses by closing the nitrogen budget in arable fields. Handledare Tobias Rütting

Sandgren, S. (2017) Modelling the hydrological regime and DOC export in two characteristically different sub-catchments as a response to climate change. Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University

Fahlgren, E. (2017) Impact of historical land use changes on sediment in Lake Skottenesjön, SW Sweden, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg

Philblad, J. (2016) SOM mineralization response to changed C availability in the rhizosphere. -An in situ continuous pulls injection experiment using 13C labelled glucose in a hemi-boreal forest on drained organic soil, western Sweden. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg

Groeneveld, M. (2015) Sunlight-induced carbon dioxide emissions from a humic lake, Biology Education Centre and Department of Ecology and Genetics/Limnology at Uppsala University.

Alriksson, F. (2015) Carbon dioxide variation in a Swedish lake measured with high temporal and spatial resolution. MSc Thesis. IFM Biology, Linköping University.

Jansson, E. (2015) Spatial and temporal patterns in methane emissions in a boreonemoral lake. MSc Thesis. IFM Biology, Linköping University.

Törnqvist, L. (2015) Temporal variations in methane emissions from emergent aquatic macrophytes in two boreonemoral lakes. MSc Thesis. IFM Biology, Linköping University.

Holz, M (2014) Influence of roots and mycorrhiza on the internal nitrogen cycle in an organic forest soil revealed by a 15N tracing experiment. University of Göttingen, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Germany. (Matriculation number: 11275487, Göttingen, 15 May 2014)

Cohen, N. (2014) Analys av växthusgasflöden och omgivningens påverkan på turbulens vid Erssjön – en typisk svensk skogssjö. (GEO, UU)

Broman, E 2013. Observation of methanogenesis and potential iron-dependent anaerobic methane oxidation in old lake sediments, a study of two boreal forest lakes. MSc thesis, Institutionen för Biologisk Grundutbildning, Uppsala universitet.

He, H., (2012) Modeling study of Nitrous Oxide emission from one drained organic forest ecosystem, KTH, Stockholm.

Maaroufi, N. (2011) Investigation of greenhouse gas emissions from drained organic forest soils. Nancy-Univeristé, INPL, France.


Andreas Dahlqvist () (M.Sc. Invertebrate composition in a stream gradient. Theseis in Limnology. Supervisor J. Höjesjö Examiner Lotta Kvarn)