• Gao,H., Gong, J., Ye, T., Maier, M., Liu, J., 2024. Constructing cropland ecological stability assessment method based on disturbance-resistance-response processes and classifying cropland ecological types. Science of The Total Environment.930, 172673.

  • Eckei, J., Well, R., Maier, M. et al. 2024. Determining N2O and N2fluxes in relation to winter wheat and sugar beet growth and development using the improved 15 N gas flux method on the field scale. Biology and Fertility of Soils.

  • Hartmann, P., Jansone, L., Mahlau, L., Maier, M.,Lang, V., & Puhlmann, H., 2024.Liming leads to changes in the physical properties of acidified forest soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science.


  • Kinzinger, L., Mach, J., Haberstroh, S., Schindler, Z., Frey, J., Dubbert, M., Seeger, S., Seifert, T., Weiler, M., Orlowski, N., & Werner, C.,2023.Interaction between Beech and Spruce trees in temperate forests affects water use, root water uptake pattern and canopy structure. Tree Physiology. tpad144.

  • Ahl, C., Gernandt, P., 2023. Peat depth of an agriculturally used fen 1952 vs. 2021 – The example of Großes Bruch, Saxony Anhalt/Lower Saxony. TELMA.

  • Seeger, S., Weile M.. 2023. Dye-tracer-aided investigation of xylem water transport velocity distributions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences.

  • Lang, V., Schneider, V., Puhlmann, H. et al. 2023.Spotting ethylene in forest soils - What influences the occurrence of the phytohormone?. Biol Fertil Soils .

  • Osterholt, L., Maier, M., & Schindler, D. 2023. Small lateral air pressure gradients generated by a large chamber system have a strong effect on CO2 transport in soil. European Journal of Soil Science, e13405. DOI:


  • Fiedler, Jan; Fuß, Roland; Glatzel, Stephan; Hagemann, Ulrike; Huth, Vytas; Jordan, Sabine; Jurasinski, Gerald; Kutzbach, Lars; Maier, Martin; Schäfer, Klaus; Weber, Tobias; Weymann, Daniel, 2022: BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE Measurement of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide fluxes between soil-vegetation-systems and the atmosphere using non-steady state chambers - Version 1. Arbeitsgruppe Bodengase, Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft, Göttingen, 70 S., DOI:

  • Jochheim, H. S Wirth, V Gartiser, S Paulus, C Haas, HH Gerke, M Maier, 2022. Dynamics of Soil CO2 Efflux and Vertical CO2 Production in a European Beech and a Scots Pine Forest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change.

  • Kolbe S., M Mohr, M Maier, L Osterholt, B Gardiner, D Schindler, 2022. On the Potential of Using Air Pressure Fluctuations to Estimate Wind-Induced Tree Motion in a Planted Scots Pine Forest. Forests 13 (2), 225

  • Maier, M., Weber, T.K.D., Fiedler, J., Fuß, R., Glatzel, S., Huth, V., Jordan, S., Jurasinski, G., Kutzbach, L., Schäfer, K., Weymann, D., Hagemann, U., 2022. Introduction of a guideline for measurements of greenhouse gas fluxes from soils using non‐steady‐state chambers. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 185 (4), 447–461.

  • Osterholt, L., Kolbe, S., Maier, M., 2022. A differential CO2 profile probe approach for field measurements of soil gas transport and soil respiration . J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 185 (2), 282–296.


  • Maier,M., M Cordes, L Osterholt. 2021. Soil respiration and CH4 consumption covary on the plot scale. Geoderma 382, 114702


  • Maier, M., Gartiser, V., Schengel, A., Lang, V., 2020. Long Term Soil Gas Monitoring as Tool to Understand Soil Processes. Applied Sciences 10 (23), 8653.

  • Mohr, M., Laemmel, T., Maier, M., Schindler, D., 2020. Inexpensive high‐precision system for measuring air pressure fluctuations. Meteorol Appl 27 (1).


  • Laemmel, T., Mohr, M., Schack‐Kirchner, H., Schindler, D., Maier, M., 2019. 1D Air Pressure Fluctuations Cannot Fully Explain the Natural Pressure‐Pumping Effect on Soil Gas Transport. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. j. 83 (4), 1044–1053.

  • Laemmel, T., Mohr, M., Longdoz, B., Schack-Kirchner, H., Lang, F., Schindler, D., Maier, M., 2019. From above the forest into the soil – How wind affects soil gas transport through air pressure fluctuations. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 265, 424–434.

  • Maier, M., Mayer, S., Laemmel, T., 2019. Rain and wind affect chamber measurements. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 279, 107754.

  • Well, R., Maier, M., Lewicka-Szczebak, D., Köster, J.-R., Ruoss, N., 2019. Underestimation of denitrification rates from field application of the 15N gas flux method and its correction by gas diffusion modelling. Biogeosciences 16 (10), 2233–2246.

Selected publications before 2019:

  • Maier, M., Machacova, K., Lang, F., Svobodova, K., Urban, O., 2018. Combining soil and tree‐stem flux measurements and soil gas profiles to understand CH4 pathways in Fagus sylvatica forests. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 181 (1), 31–35.

  • Maier, M., Longdoz, B., Laemmel, T., Schack-Kirchner, H., Lang, F., 2017. 2D profiles of CO2 , CH4 , N2O and gas diffusivity in a well aerated soil: measurement and Finite Element Modeling. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 247, 21–33.

  • Maier, M., Schack-Kirchner, H., 2014. Using the gradient method to determine soil gas flux: A review. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 192-193, 78–95.

  • Maier, M., Schack-Kirchner, H., Hildebrand, E.E., Schindler, D., 2011. Soil CO2 efflux vs. soil respiration: Implications for flux models. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151 (12), 1723–1730.

  • Maier, M., Schack-Kirchner, H., Hildebrand, E.E., Holst, J., 2010. Pore-space CO2 dynamics in a deep, well-aerated soil. European Journal of Soil Science 61 (6), 877–887.