Thomas Scholten

Professor, Chair of Physical Geography and Soil Science
University of Tübingen, Germany

Fields of interest: 

Soil Erosion; Soil Ecology and Soil Protection; Soil Landscape Modelling, Pedodiversity and Digital Soil Mapping; Periglacial Slope Deposits and Permafrost Affected Soils; Soil Formation and Soil Geography


Recent publications:

Geißler, C., Kühn, P. , Böhnke, M., Bruelheide, H,, Shi, X, Scholten, T. (2012):
Splash erosion potential under tree canopies in subtropical SE China.
Catena 91: 85-93. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2010.10.009

Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Both, S., Fang, T., Assmann, T., Baruffol, M., Bauhus, J., Buscot, F., Chen, X.-Y., Ding, B.-Y.,Durka, W., Erfmeier, A., Fischer, M., Geißler, C., Guo, D., Guo, L.-D., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Hector, A., Kröber, W., Kühn, P., Lang, A.C., Nadrowski, K., Pei, K.Q., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Shi, X.Z., Scholten, T., Schuldt, A., Trogisch, S., von Oheimb, G., Welk, E., Wirth, C., Wu, Y.-T., Yang, X.F., Zeng, X.Q., Zhang, S.R., Zhou, H.Z., Ma, K.P., Schmid, B. (2011):
Community assembly during secondary forest succession in a Chinese subtropical forest.
Ecological Monographs 81(1), 25-41. doi: 10.1890/09-2172.1

Scholten, T., Geißler, C., Goc, J., Kühn, P., Wiegand, C. (2011):
A new splash cup to measure the kinetic energy of rainfall. 
J. Plant Nutri. Soil Sci. 174, 596-601, doi:10.1002/jpln.201000349

Qin, Cheng-Zhi; Zhu, A-Xing; Pei, Tao; Li, Bao-Lin; Scholten, T.; Behrens, T.; Zhou, Cheng-Hu:
An approach to computing topographic wetness index based on maximum downslope gradient.
Precision Agriculture 12(1), 32-43 (2011),doi:10.1007/s11119-009-9152-y

Schatz, A-K., Zech, M., Buggle, B., Gulyás, S., Hambach, U., Markovic, S.B., Sümegid, P., Scholten, T.:
The late Quaternary loess record of Tokaj, Hungary – reconstructing palaeoenvironment, palaeovegetation and palaeoclimate using stable C and N isotopes and biomarkers.
Quaternary International 240 (1-2), 52-61 (2011), doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2010.10.009

Behrens, T., Schmidt, K., Zhu, A-X., Scholten, T. (2010):
Topography revisited – the ConMap approach for terrain based digital soil mapping.
Europ. J. Soil Sci. 61 (1): 133–143, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2389.2009.01205.x

Baumann, F., He, J.-S., Schmidt, K., Kühn, P., Scholten, T. (2009):
Pedogenesis, permafrost, and soil moisture as controlling factors for soil nitrogen and carbon contents across the Tibetan Plateau.
Global Change Biology 15, 3001-3017 (2009), doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01953.x

Don, A., Scholten, T., Schulze, E.-D. (2009):
Conversion of cropland into grassland – implications for soil organic carbon stocks in two soils with different texture.
J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 172/1, 53-62. doi: 10.1002/jpln.200700158