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2016 Ofner, J., T. Deckert-Gaudig, K.A. Kamilli, A. Held, H. Lohninger, V. Deckert and B. Lendl: Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Atmospherically relevant Aerosol Nanoparticles. Anal. Chem. (2016) DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b02760.

Kamilli, K.A., J. Ofner, T. Krause, T. Sattler, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, E. Eitenberger, G. Friedbacher, B. Lendl, H. Lohninger, H.F. Schöler and A. Held: How salt lakes affect atmospheric new particle formation: A case study in Western Australia. Sci.Total Environ. 573 (2016) 985-995. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.058.

Ruecker, A., C. Schröder, J. Byrne, P. Weigold, S. Behrens and A. Kappler: Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Western Australian Salt Lake Sediments: Implications for Meridiani Planum on Mars. Astrobiology 16 (2016) DOI: 10.1089/ast.2015.

Wang, J.J., Jiao, Y., Rhew, R.C. and A.T. Chow: Haloform formation in coastal wetlands along a salinity gradient at South Carolina, United States. Environ.Chem. (2016). DOI: org/10.1071/EN15145

Weigold, P., A. Ruecker, A., T. Loesekann-Behrens, A. Kappler, A. and S.and Behrens: Ribosomal tag pyrosequencing of DNA and RNA reveals ‘‘rare’’ taxa with high protein synthesis potential in the sediment of a hypersaline lake in Western Australia. Geomicrobiol.J. 33 (2016) 426-440. DOI: 10.1080/01490451.2015.1049304

Weigold, P., M. El-Hadidi, A Ruecker, D.H. Huson, T. Scholten, M. Jochmann, A. Kappler and S. Behrens: A metagenomic-based survey of microbial (de)halogenation potential in a German forest soil. Scientific Reports (2016) DOI: 10.1038/srep28958.


Schöler, H.F., C. Zetzsch and A. Kappler: Foreword to the Special Issue on ‘Naturally Produced Organohalogens - Atmosphere, Soil’. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) i-ii. doi: 10.1071/ENv14n4_FO.

Comba, P., T. Krause, M. Kerscher and H.F. Schöler: Oxidation and halogenation of organic matter in nature. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 381-395. doi: 10.1071/EN14240.(open access)

Buxmann, J., S. Bleicher, U. Platt, R. von Glasow, R. Sommariva, A. Held, C. Zetzsch and J. Ofner: Consumption of reactive halogen species from sea-salt aerosol by secondary organic aerosol: slowing down the bromine explosion. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 476-488. doi: 10.1071/EN14226.

Gribble; G.W.: A recent survey of naturally occurring organohalogen compounds. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 396-405. doi: 10.1071/EN15002.

Ruecker, A., P. Weigold, S. Behrens, M. Jochmann, X.L. Osorio-Barajas and A. Kappler: Halogenated hydrocarbon formation in moderately acidic salt lake sediments from Western Australia ­ Role of abiotic and biotic processes. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 406-414. doi: 10.1071/EN14202.(open access)

Mulder, I., T. Krause, T. Sattler, C. Tubbesing, S. Studenroth, K. Bukowski, E. Atlas, and H.F. Schöler: Thermolytic degradation of methyl methionine and implications for its role in DMS and MeCl formation in hypersaline environments. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 415-425. doi: 10.1071/EN14207.

McRoberts, W.C., F. Keppler, D.B. Harper and J.T.G. Hamilton: Seasonal changes in chlorine and methoxyl content of leaves of deciduous trees and their impact on release of chloromethane and methanol at elevated temperatures. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 426-437. doi: 10.1071/EN14208.

Holla, R., S. Schmitt, U. Friess, D. Pöhler, J. Zingler, U. Corsmeier and U. Platt: Vertical distribution of BrO in the boundary layer at the Dead Sea. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 439-460. doi: 10.1071/EN14228.

Wittmer,J. S. Bleicher, J. Ofner and C. Zetzsch: Iron(III)-induced activation of chloride from artificial sea-salt aerosol. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 461-475. doi: 10.1071/EN14279.(open access)

Kamilli, K.A., J. Ofner, B. Lendl, P. Schmitt-Kopplin and A. Held: New particle formation above a simulated salt lake in aerosol chamber experiments. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 489-503. doi: 10.1071/EN14225.(open access)

Bahlmann, E., C Stolle, I. Weinberg, R. Seifert, D.E. Schulz-Bull and Walter Michaelis: Isotopic composition of polyhalomethanes from marine macrophytes – systematic effects of the halogen substituents on isotopic composition. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 504-514. doi: 10.1071/EN14210.(open access)

Orlikowska, A., C. Stolle, F. Pollehne, K.J. and D.E. Schulz-Bull: Dynamics of halocarbons in coastal surface waters during short term mesocosm experiments. Environ.Chem. 12 (2015) 515-525. doi: 10.1071/EN14204.

Ofner, J., K.A. Kamilli, E. Eitenberger, G. Friedbacher, B. Lendl, A. Held and H. Lohninger: Chemometric analysis of multisensor hyperspectral images of precipitated atmospheric particulate matter. Anal.Chem. (2015). doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02272.

Weigold, P., A. Ruecker, X.L. Osorio Barajas, S. Lege, C. Zwiener, A. Kappler and S. Behrens: Formation of chloroform and tetrachloroethene by Sinorhizobium meliloti strain 1021. Lett.Appl.Microbiol. 61 (2015) 346-353.

Wittmer, J., S. Bleicher and C. Zetzsch: Iron(III)-induced activation of chloride and bromide from modeled salt pans. J.Phys.Chem. (2015).

2014 Althoff, F., K. Benzing, P. Comba.,C. McRoberts, D.R. Boyd, S. Greiner and F. Keppler: Abiotic methanogenesis from organosulfur compounds under ambient conditions. Nature Commun. 5 (2014) 4205, doi: 10.1038/ncomms5205.

Behrendt, T., P.R. Veres, F. Ashuri, G. Song, M. Flanz, B. Mamtimin, M. Bruse, J. Williams and F.X. Meixner: Characterisation of NO production and consumption: new insights by an improved laboratory dynamic chamber technique. Biogeosciences 11 (2014) 5463-5492, DOI:10.5194/bg-11-5463-2014.

Horst A., H. Holmstrand, P. Andersson, B.F. Thornton, A. Wishkerman, F. Keppler, Ö. Gustafsson: Stable bromine isotopic composition of methyl bromide released from plant matter. Geochim.Cosmochim.Acta 125 (2014) 186–195

Keppler, F., Harper, D.B., Greule, M., Ott, U., Sattler, T., Schöler, H.F. and J.T.G. Hamilton: Chloromethane release from carbonaceous meteorite affords new insight into Mars lander findings. Scientific Reports 4 (2014) 7010. DOI: 10.1038/srep07010.

Krause, T., Tubbesing, C., Benzing, K. and H.F. Schöler: Model reactions and natural occurrence of furans from hypersaline environments. Biogeosciences 11 (2014) 2871-2882.

Nadalig, T., M. Greule, F. Bringel, F. Keppler and S. Vuilleumier: Probing the diversity of chloromethane-degrading bacteria by comparative genomics and isotopic fractionation. Frontiers in Microbiology, 5, 2014, 523, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00523.

Ruecker, A., P. Weigold, S. Behrens, M. Jochmann, J. Laaks and A. Kappler: Predominance of Biotic over Abiotic Formation of Halogenated Hydrocarbons in Hypersaline Sediments in Western Australia. Environ.Sci.Technol. 48 (2014) 9170-9178.

Veres, P.R., T. Behrendt, A. Klapthor, F.X. Meixner and J. Williams: Volatile Organic Compound emissions from soil: using Proton-Transfer-Reaction Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (PTR-TOF-MS) for the real time observation of microbial processes. Biogeosciences Discuss. 11 (2014) 12009–12038. doi:10.5194/bgd-11-12009-2014.

Wittmer, J., S. Bleicher and C. Zetzsch: Iron(III)-induced activation of chloride and bromide from modeled saltpans. J. Phys. Chem. A 2014, Article ASAP; DOI: 10.1021/jp508006s.

2013 Mulder, I., S.G. Huber, T. Krause, C. Zetzsch, K. Kotte, S. Dultz and H.F. Schöler: A new purge and trap headspace technique to analyse low volatile compounds from fluid inclusions of rocks and minerals. Chem.Geol. 358 (2013) 148–155.

Nadalig, T., M. Greule, F. Bringel, S. Vuilleumier and F. Keppler: Hydrogen and carbon isotope fractionation during degradation of chloromethane by methylotrophic bacteria. Microbiology Open (2013) doi: 10.1002/mbo1003.1124.

Ofner, J., Kamilli, K.A., Held, A., Lendl, B. and C. Zetzsch: Halogen-induced organic aerosol (XOA): A study on ultra-fine particle formation and time-resolved chemical characterization. Faraday Discussions (2013) doi:10.1039/C3FD00093A

Löw, F, P. Navratil, K. Kotte, H.F. Schöler and O. Bubenzer: Remote sensing based analysis of landscape change in the desiccated seabed of the Aral Sea - A potential tool for assessing the hazard degree of dust and salt storms. Environ.Monitor.Assess. 185 (2013) 8303-8319. DOI 10.1007/s10661-013-3174-7.

Studenroth, S., S.G. Huber, K. Kotte and H.F. Schöler: Natural abiotic formation of oxalic acid in soils: Results from aromatic model compounds and soil samples. Environ.Sci.Technol. 47 (2013) 1323-1329.

2012 Buxmann, J., N. Balzer, S. Bleicher, U. Platt and C. Zetzsch: Observations of bromine explosions in smog chamber experiments above a model salt pan. Int.J.Chem.Kinetics 44 (2012) 312–326.

Derendorp, L., A. Wishkerman, F. Keppler, C. McRoberts, R. Holzinger and T. Röckmann: Methyl chloride emissions from halophyte leaf litter: Dependence on temperature and chloride content. Chemosphere 87 (2012) 483-489.

Emmerich, M., A. Bhansali, T. Lösekann-Behrens, C. Schröder, A. Kappler and S. Behrens: Abundance, distribution, and activity of Fe(II)-oxidizing and Fe(III)-reducing microorganisms in hypersaline sediments of Lake Kasin, Southern Russia. Appl.Environ.Microb. 78 (2012) 4386-4399.

Emmerich, M. and A. Kappler: Absence of microbial humic substance reduction at acidic pH: implications for stimulation of natural organohalogen formation and for the mechanism of acidophilic Fe(III) reduction. Biogeochem. 109 (2012) 219-231.

Greule, M., S.G. Huber and F. Keppler: Stable hydrogen-isotope analysis of methyl chloride emitted from halophytic plants. Atmos.Environ. 62 (2012) 584-592.

Jugold, A., F. Althoff, M. Hurkuck, M. Greule, K. Lenhart, J. Lelieveld and F. Keppler: Non-microbial methane formation in oxic soils. Biogeosciences 9 (2012) 5291-5301.

Kotte, K., F. Löw, S.G. Huber, I. Mulder and H.F. Schöler: Organohalogen emissions from saline environments – spatial extrapolation using remote sensing as most promising tool. Biogeosciences 9 (2012) 1225-1235.

Ofner, J., N. Balzer, J. Buxmann, H. Grothe, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, U. Platt and C. Zetzsch: Halogenation processes of secondary organic aerosol and implications on halogen release mechanisms. Atmos.Chem.Phys. 12 (2012) 5787-5806.

Saiz-Lopez, A. and R. von Glasow: Reactive halogen chemistry in the troposphere. Chem.Soc.Rev. 41 (2012) 6448-6472.

Saiz-Lopez, A., J.M.C. Plane, A.R. Baker, L.J. Carpenter, R. von Glasow, J.C. Gomez Martin, G. McFiggans and R. W. Saunders: Atmospheric Chemistry of Iodine. Chem.Rev. 112 (2012) 1773-1804.

2011 Comba, P., H. Wadepohl and S. Wunderlich: Oxidation versus dioxygenation of catechol: The iron–bispidine system. Eur.J.Inorg.Chem. 34 (2011) 5242–5249.

Derendorp, L., R. Holzinger, A. Wishkerman, F. Keppler and T. Röckmann: Methyl chloride and C2-C5 hydrocarbon emissions from dry leaf litter and their dependence on temperature. Atmos.Environ. 45 (2011) 3112-3119.

Ofner, J., H.-U. Krüger, H. Grothe, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, K. Whitmore, K. and C. Zetzsch: Physico-chemical characterization of SOA derived from catechol and guaiacol – a model substance for the aromatic fraction of atmospheric HULIS. Atmos.Chem.Phys., 11, (2011), 1-15, doi:10.5194/acp-11-1-2011,

2010 Comba, P., S. Fukuzumi, H. Kotani and S. Wunderlich: Electron-Transfer Properties of an Efficient Nonheme Iron Oxidation Catalyst with a Tetradentate Bispidine Ligand. Angew.Chem. 122 (2010) 2679-2682. Angew.Chem.Int.Edit. 49 (2010) 2622-2625.

Comba, P. and S. Wunderlich: Iron-Catalyzed Halogenation of Alkanes: Modeling of Nonheme Halogenases by Experiment and DFT Calculations. Chemistry – A Europ.J. 16 (2010) 7293-7299.

George, C., W. Behnke and C. Zetzsch: Radicals in the Atmosphere: A Changing World! Chem.Phys.Chem. 11 (2010) 3059-3062. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201000288.

Huber, S.G., S. Wunderlich, H.F. Schöler and J. Williams: Natural Abiotic Formation of Furans in Soil. Environ.Sci.Technol. 44 (2010) 5799-5804.

Kotte, K. und H.F. Schöler: Öde Wüsten, versalzene Seen. Ruperto Carola (2010) 22-29.

Net, S., E Gomez Alvarez, N. Balzer, H.. Wortham, C. Zetzsch and S Gligorovski: Kinetic and product study for the heterogeneous reaction of gas-phase ozone with coniferylaldehyde, adsorbed on silica particles, in the absence and presence of simulated sunlight. Chem.Phys.Chem. 11 (2010) 1-5.

Ofner J., H.-U. Krüger and C. Zetzsch: Time resolved infrared spectroscopy of formation and processing of secondary organic aerosols. Z.Phys.Chem. 224 (2010) 1171-1183. DOI: 10.1524/zpch.2010.6146.

Ofner, J., H.-U. Krüger and C. Zetzsch: Circular multireflection cell for optical spectroscopy. Appl.Optics 49 (2010) 5001-5004. DOI:10.1364/AO.49.005001.

Sharma, P., J. Ofner and A. Kappler: Formation of Binary and Ternary Colloids and Dissolved Complexes of Organ ic Matter, Fe and As. Environ.Sci.Technol. 44 (2010) 4479-4485. DOI: 10.1021/es100066s.

von Glasow, R.: Wider role for airborne chlorine. Nature 464 (2010) 168 - 169.

2009 Huber, S.G., K. Kotte, H.F. Schöler and J. Williams: Natural abiotic formation of trihalomethanes (THM) in soil: Results from laboratory studies and field samples. Environ.Sci.Technol. 43 (2009) 4934-4939.

Ofner, J., H.-U. Krüger, C. Zetzsch and H. Grothe: Direct deposition of aerosol particles on an ATR crystal for FTIR spectroscopy using an electrostatic precipitator. Aerosol Sci.Tech. 43 (2009) 1-5. DOI: 10.1080/02786820902946612.

Platt, U., J. Meinen, D. Pöhler and T. Leisner: Broadband Cavity Enhanced Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (CE-DOAS) - Applicability and Corrections. Atmos.Measur.Tech. 2 (2009) 713–723.

Smoydzin, L. and R. von Glasow: Modelling chemistry over the Dead Sea: bromine and ozone chemistry. Atmos.Chem.Phys. 9 (2009) 5057-5072. doi:10.5194/acp-9-5057-2009.

Weissflog, L., N.F. Elansky, K. Kotte, F. Keppler, A. Pfennigsdorff, C.A. Lange, E. Putz and L.V. Lisitsyna: Late permian changes in conditions of the atmosphere and environments caused by halogenated gases. Doklady Earth Sciences 425 (2009) 291-295.

Yassaa, N., A. Wishkerman, F. Keppler and J. Williams: Fast determination of methyl chloride and methyl bromide emissions from dried plant matter and soil samples using HS-SPME and GC-MS: method and first results. Environ.Chem. 6 (2009) 311-318.

2008 von Glasow, R.: Sun, sea and ozone destruction. Nature 453 (2008) 1195 - 1196.

von Glasow, R.: Pollution meets sea salt. Nature Geoscience 5 (2008) 292-293.

Wishkerman, A., S. Gebhardt, C.W. McRoberts. J.T.G. Hamilton, J. Williams and F. Keppler: Abiotic methyl bromide formation from vegetation, and its strong dependence on temperature. Environ.Sci.Technol. 42 (2008) 6837-6842.

2007 Huber, S.G, G. Kilian and H.F. Schöler: Carbon suboxide, a highly reactive intermediate from the abiotic degradation of aromatic compounds in soils. Environ.Sci.Technol. 41 (2007) 7802-7806.

Williams, J., V. Gros, R. Sander, E. Atlas, R. van Dingenen, K. Maciejczyk , A. Batsaikhan, H.F. Schöler, N. Yassaa, B. Quack and C. Forster: Possible evidence for a connection between methyl iodide emissions and Saharan dust. J.Geophys.Res.Atmos. 112 (2007) D07302, DOI: 10.1029/2005JD006702.

2006 Keppler, F., R. Borchers, J.T.G. Hamilton, G. Kilian, J. Pracht and H.F. Schöler: De novo formation of chloroethyne in soil. Environ.Sci.Technol. 40 (2006) 130-134.
2005 Keppler, F., D.B. Harper, R.M. Moore and J.T.G. Hamilton: New Insight into the atmospheric chloromethane budget gained using stable carbon isotope ratios. Atmos.Phys.Chem. 5 (2005) 2403-2411.

Laturnus, F., I.J. Fahimi, M. Gryndler, A. Hartmann, M.R. Heal, M. Matucha, H.F. Schöler, R. Schroll and T. Svensson: Natural formation and degradation of chloroacetic acids and volatile organochlorine compounds in forest soil - Present knowledge and future perspectives. Environ.Sci.Pollut.Res. 12 (2005) 233-244.

Weissflog, L., Lange, C.A., Pfennigsdorff, A., Kotte, K., Elansky, N., Lisitzyna, L., Putz, E. and G. Krueger: Sediments of salt lakes as a new source of volatile highly chlorinated C1/C2 hydrocarbons. Geophys.Res.Lett. 32 (2005) L01401, doi:10.1029/2004GL020807.