Peer-reviewed international journals
Veldkamp, E., M. Schmidt, J. S. Powers, and M. D. Corre. 2020. Deforestation and reforestation impacts on soils in the tropics. Nature Reviews Earth and Environment. DOI: 10.1038/s43017-020-0091-5.

Schmidt, M., M. D. Corre, B. Kim, J. Morley, L. Göbel, A. S. I. Sharma, S. Setriuc, and E. Veldkamp. 2020. Nutrient saturation of crop monocultures and agroforestry indicated by nutrient response efficiency. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10705-020-10113-6.

Beule, L., E. Lehtsaar, M. D. Corre, M. Schmidt, E. Veldkamp, P. Karlovsky. 2020. Poplar rows in temperate agroforestry croplands promote bacteria, fungi, and denitrification genes in soils. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:3108. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.03108.

Beule, L., M. D. Corre, M. Schmidt, L. Göbel, E. Veldkamp, and P. Karlovsky. 2019. Conversion of monoculture cropland and open grassland to agroforestry alters the abundance of soil bacteria, fungi and soil-N-cycling genes. PLoS ONE 14: e0218779. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218779.

Dukunde, A., D. Schneider, M. Schmidt, E. Veldkamp, and R. Daniel. 2019. Tree species shape soil bacterial community structure and function in temperate deciduous forests. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:1519. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01519.

Schmidt, M., E. Veldkamp, M. D. Corre. 2016. Tree-microbial biomass competition for nutrients in a temperate deciduous forest, central Germany. Plant and Soil 408: 227-242. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-016-2923-0.

Schmidt, M., Veldkamp, E., Corre, M.D., 2015. Tree species diversity effects on productivity, soil nutrient availability and nutrient response efficiency in a temperate deciduous forest. Forest Ecology and Management 338, 118-123. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.11.021.

Book reviews:

Schmidt, M., 2014. Water Resilience for Human Prosperity. GeoQ. The quarterly newsletter of the European Geosciences Union.
Schmidt, M., 2016. Europe's Changing Woods and Forests. British Ecological Society Bulletin Vol. 47:4.


Nutrient response efficiency, tree-microbe competition for nutrients and tree neighborhood dynamics in a mixed-species temperate deciduous forest in central Germany. PhD thesis, University of Goettingen

Bodenerosion auf Lanzarote - Nähr- und Schadstoffpfade im Einzugsgebiet der Presa de Mala (Soil erosion at Lanzarote island - pathways of nutrients and pollutants in the Presa de Mala catchment area). Diploma thesis, University of Leipzig.