Publications

Hiranuma, N. A., Bell, D. M. and [et al.] (2019) ‘A comprehensive characterization of ice nucleation by three different types of cellulose particles immersed in water’, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, pp. 4823-4849. Available at: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-4823-2019.   
Creamean, J. M., Mignani, C., Bukowiecki, N. and Conen, F. (2019) ‘Using freezing spectra characteristics to identify ice-nucleating particle populations during the winter in the Alps’, Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 19, pp. 8123-8140. Available at: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8123-2019.   
Hill, T. C. J., DeMott, P., Conen, F. and Möhler, O. (2018) ‘Impacts of Bioaerosols on Atmospheric Ice Nucleation Processes’, in Delort, A.-M. and Amato, P. (eds) Microbiology of Aerosols. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 197-220. Available at: https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Microbiology+of+Aerosols-p-9781119132288.   edoc
Tobias, S., Conen, F., Duss, A., Wenzel, L. M., Buser, C. and Alewell, C. (2018) ‘Soil sealing and unsealing: State of the art and examples’, Land degradation & development, 29, pp. 2015-2024. doi: 10.1002/ldr.2919.   
Conen, F. and Yakutin, M. V. (2018) ‘Soils rich in biological ice-nucleating particles abound in ice-nucleating macromolecules likely produced by fungi’, BIOGEOSCIENCES. COPERNICUS GESELLSCHAFT MBH, 15(14), pp. 4381-4385. doi: 10.5194/bg-15-4381-2018.   
Conen, F., Bukowiecki, N., Gysel, M., Steinbacher, M., Fischer, A. and Reimann, S. (2018) ‘Low number concentration of ice nucleating particles in an aged smoke plume’, Quarterly journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144, pp. 1991-1994. doi: 10.1002/qj.3312.   
Stopelli, E., Conen, F., Guilbaud, C., Zopfi, J., Alewell, C. and Morris, C. (2017) ‘Ice nucleators have shorter persistence in the atmosphere than other airborne bacteria’, Biogeosciences. Copernicus. doi: 10.5194/bg-14-1189-2017.   edoc
Stopelli, E., Conen, F., Guilbaud, C., Zopfi, J., Alewell, C. and Morris, C. E. (2017) ‘Ice nucleators, bacterial cells and Pseudomonas syringae in precipitation at Jungfraujoch’, Biogeosciences. European Geosciences Union, 14(5), pp. 1189-1196. doi: 10.5194/bg-14-1189-2017.   edoc | Open Access
Pouzet, G., Peghaire, E., Aguès, M., Baray, J.-L., Conen, F. and Amato, P. (2017) ‘Atmospheric Processing and Variability of Biological Ice Nucleating Particles in Precipitation at Opme, France’, Atmosphere. MDPI, 8(11), p. 229. doi: 10.3390/atmos8110229.   edoc | Open Access
Conen, F., Yakutin, M. V., Yttri, K. E. and Hüglin, C. (2017) ‘Ice Nucleating Particle Concentrations Increase When Leaves Fall in Autumn’, Atmosphere. MDPI, 8(10), p. 202. doi: 10.3390/atmos8100202.   edoc
Larsen, J. A., Conen, F. and Alewell, C. (2017) ‘Export of ice nucleating particles from a watershed’, Royal Society Open Science. The Royal Society, 4(8), p. 170213. doi: 10.1098/rsos.170213.   edoc | Open Access
Conen, F., Eckhardt, S., Gundersen, H., Stohl, A. and Yttri, K. E. (2017) ‘Rainfall drives atmospheric ice-nucleating particles in the coastal climate of southern Norway’, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. European Geosciences Union, 17(18), pp. 11065-11073. doi: 10.5194/acp-17-11065-2017.   edoc
Yakutin, M. V., Anopchenko, L. and Conen, F. (2016) ‘Microbial biomass and soil organic carbon accumulation on a former lakebed near Novosibirsk, Russia’, Journal of plant nutrition and soil science. Wiley-Blackwell - STM, 179(2), pp. 190-192. doi: 10.1002/jpln.201500459.   edoc
Chambers, S. D., Williams, A. G., Conen, F., Griffith, A. D., Reimann, S., Steinbacher, M., Krummel, P. B., Steele, L. P., van der Schoot, M. V., Galbally, I. E., Molloy, S. B. and Barnes, J. E. (2016) ‘Towards a Universal “Baseline” Characterisation of Air Masses for High- and Low-Altitude Observing Stations Using Radon-222’, Aerosol and Air Quality Research. Taiwan Association for Aerosol Research (TAAR), 16(3), pp. 885-899. doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.06.0391 .   edoc
Conen, F., Stopelli, E. and Zimmermann, L. (2016) ‘Clues that decaying leaves enrich Arctic air with ice nucleating particles’, Atmospheric environment. Pergamon Press, 129, pp. 91-94. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.01.027.   edoc
Williams, A. G., Chambers, S. D., Conen, F., Reimann, S., Hill, M. and Griffith, A. D. (2016) ‘Radon as a tracer of atmospheric influences on traffic-related air pollution in a small inland city’, Tellus B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology. Taylor & Francis, 68(1), p. 30967. doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v68.30967.   edoc
Krüger, J. P., Conen, F., Leifeld, J. and Alewell, C. (2016) ‘Palsa Uplift Identified by Stable Isotope Depth Profiles and Relation of δ15N to C/N Ratio’, Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. Wiley-Blackwell, 28(2), pp. 485-492. doi: 10.1002/ppp.1936.   edoc
Tobias, S., Jung, C., Conen, F. and Alewell, C. (2016) ‘Kreislaufwirtschaft im Bodenverbrauch: Ein richtiger Weg zur nachhaltigen Bodennutzung’, in Demko, D., Elger, B. S., Jung, C., and Pfleiderer, G. (eds) Umweltethik interdisziplinär. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck (Perspektiven der Ethik), pp. 91-106.   edoc | Open Access
Stopelli, E., Conen, F., Morris, C. E., Herrmann, E., Henne, S., Steinbacher, M. and Alewell, C. (2016) ‘Predicting abundance and variability of ice nucleating particles in precipitation at the high-altitude observatory Jungfraujoch’, Atmospheric chemistry and physics. Copernicus Publ., 16(13), pp. 8341-8351. doi: 10.5194/acp-16-8341-2016.   edoc
Stopelli, E., Conen, F., Morris, C. E., Herrmann, E., Bukowiecki, N. and Alewell, C. (2015) ‘Ice nucleation active particles are efficiently removed by precipitating clouds’, Scientific Reports. Nature Publishing Group, 5, p. 16433. doi: 10.1038/srep16433.   edoc
Herrmann, E., Weingartner, E., Henne, S., Vuilleumier, L., Bukowiecki, N., Steinbacher, M., Conen, F., Collaud Coen, M., Hammer, E., Jurányi, Z., Baltensperger, U. and Gysel, M. (2015) ‘Analysis of long-term aerosol size distribution data from Jungfraujoch with emphasis on free tropospheric conditions, cloud influence, and air mass transport’, Journal of geophysical research. D, Atmospheres. American Geophysical Union, 120(18), pp. 9459-9480. doi: 10.1002/2015JD023660.   edoc
Conen, F., Rodriguez, S., Hüglin, C., Henne, S., Herrmann, E., Bukowiecki, N. and Alewell, C. (2015) ‘Atmospheric ice nuclei at the high-altitude observatory Jungfraujoch, Switzerland’, Tellus. Series B, Chemical and physical meteorology. Munksgaard, Vol. 67, p. 25014. doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v67.25014.   edoc
Loveland, P. J., Conen, F. and van Wesemael, B. (2014) ‘Landmark papers: No. 3 : Batjes, N. H. 1996. Total carbon and nitrogen in the soils of the world. European Journal of Soil Science, 47, 151-163. Commentary on the impact of Batjes (1996): by P. J. Loveland, F. Conen & B. van Wesemael’, European journal of soil science, 65(1), pp. 4-9. doi: 10.1111/ejss.12114_1.   edoc
Griffith, A. D., Conen, F., Weingartner, E., Zimmermann, L., Chambers, S. D., Williams, A. G. and Steinbacher, M. (2014) ‘Surface-to-mountaintop transport characterised by radon observations at the Jungfraujoch’, Atmospheric chemistry and physics. European Geophysical Society, 14(23), pp. 12763-12779. doi: 10.5194/acp-14-12763-2014.   edoc
Bender, F. S., Conen, F. and Van der Heijden, M. G. A. (2014) ‘Mycorrhizal effects on nutrient cycling, nutrient leaching and N2O production in experimental grassland’, Soil biology & biochemistry. Pergamon Press, Vol. 80, pp. 283-292. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.10.016.   edoc
van der Laan, S., van der Laan-Luijkx, I. T., Zimermann, L., Conen, F. and Leuenberger, M. (2014) ‘Net CO2 surface emissions at Bern, Switzerland inferred from ambient observations of CO2, δ(O2/N2), and 222Rn using a customized radon tracer inversion’, Journal of geophysical research. American Geophysical Union, 119(3), pp. 1580-1591.   edoc
Conen, F. and Leifeld, J. (2014) ‘A new facet of soil organic matter’, Agriculture, ecosystems and environment. Elsevier, Vol. 185, pp. 186-187.   edoc
Morris, C. E., Conen, F., Huffman, J. A., Phillips, V., Pöschl, U. and Sands, D. C. (2014) ‘Bioprecipitation : a feedback cycle linking Earth history, ecosystem dynamics and land use through biological ice nucleators in the atmosphere’, Global change biology. Blackwell Science, 20(2), pp. 341-351.   edoc
Stopelli, E., Conen, F., Zimmermann, L., Alewell, C. and Morris, C. E. (2014) ‘Freezing nucleation apparatus puts new slant on study of biological ice nucleators in precipitation’, Atmospheric measurement techniques. Copernicus, 7(1), pp. 129-134. doi: 10.5194/amt-7-129-2014.   edoc | Open Access
Conen, F., Yakutin, M. V., Carle, N. and Alewell, C. (2013) ‘d15N natural abundance may directly disclose perturbed soil when related to C:N ratio’, Rapid communications in mass spectrometry. Wiley, Vol. 27, pp. 1101-1104.   edoc
Leifeld, J., Bassin, S., Conen, F., Hajdas, I., Egli, M. and Fuhrer, J. (2013) ‘Control of soil pH on turnover of belowground organic matter in subalpine grassland’, Biogeochemistry. Springer, 112(1-3), pp. 59-69.   edoc
Xia, Y., Conen, F. and Alewell, C. (2013) ‘Total bacterial number concentration in free tropospheric air above the Alps’, Aerobiologia. Kluwer, 29(1), pp. 153-159. doi: 10.1007/s10453-012-9259-x.   edoc
Stohlker, U., Bleher, M., Conen, F. and Banninger, D. (2012) ‘Harmonization of ambient dose rate monitoring provides for large scale estimates of Radon flux density and soil moisture changes’, in Sources and measurements of Radon and Radon progeny applied to climate and air quality studies. Vienna: IAEA, pp. 53-64.   edoc
Conen, F. (2012) ‘222Rn source terms derived from terrestrial gamma dose rates’, in Sources and measurements of Radon and Radon progeny applied to climate and air quality studies. Vienna: IAEA, pp. 25-28.   edoc
Felber, R., Conen, F., Flechard, C. R. and Neftel, A. (2012) ‘Theoretical and practical limitations of the acetylene inhibition technique to determine total denitrification losses’, Biogeosciences. Copernicus Publ., 9(10), pp. 4125-4138. doi: 10.5194/bg-9-4125-2012.   edoc | Open Access
Zimmermann, M., Leifeld, J., Conen, F., Bird, M. I. and Meir, P. (2012) ‘Can composition and physical protection of soil organic matter explain soil respiration temperature sensitivity?’, Biogeochemistry. Springer, 107(1-3), pp. 423-436. doi: 10.1007/s10533-010-9562-y.   edoc
Conen, F., Henne, S., Morris, C. E. and Alewell, C. (2012) ‘Atmospheric ice nucleators active atmospheric measurement techniques, 5(2), pp. 321-327. doi: 10.5194/amt-5-321-2012.   
Conen F, M. C. E., Leifeld J, Y. M. V. and Alewell, C. (2011) ‘Biological residues define the ice nucleation properties of soil dust’, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. European Geosciences Union, 11(18), pp. 9643-9648. doi: 10.5194/acp-11-9643-2011.   edoc | Open Access
Xia, Y., Conen, F., Haszpra, L., Ferenczi, Z. and Zahorowski, W. (2011) ‘Evidence for Nearly Complete Decoupling of Very Stable Nocturnal Boundary Layer Overland’, Boundary-Layer Meteorology. Springer, 138(1), pp. 163-170. doi: 10.1007/s10546-010-9548-2.   edoc
Grossi, C., Vargas, A., Camacho, A., Lopez-Coto, I., Bolivar, J. P., Xia, Y. and Conen, F. (2011) ‘Inter-comparison of different direct and indirect methods to determine radon flux from soil’, Radiation Measurements. Elsevier, 46(1), pp. 112-118. doi: 10.1016/j.radmeas.2010.07.021.   edoc
Conen, F., Henne, S., Morris, C. and Alewell, C. (2011) ‘Atmospheric ice nucleators active ≥ −12 °C may be quantified on PM10 filters’, Atmospheric measurement techniques. Copernicus, 5(2), pp. 321-327. doi: 10.5194/amt-5-321-2012.   edoc | Open Access
Conen, F., Yakutin, M. V., Puchnin, A. N., Leifeld, J. and Alewell, C. (2011) ‘∂15N natural abundance in permafrost soil indicates impact of fire on nitrogen cycle’, Rapid communications in mass spectrometry. Wiley, Vol. 25, pp. 661-664.   edoc
Xia, Y., Sartorius, H., Schlosser, C., Stöhlker, U., Conen, F. and Zahorowski, W. (2010) ‘Comparison of one- and two-filter detectors for atmospheric 222Rn measurements under various meteorological conditions’, Atmospheric measurement techniques. Copernicus, Jg. 3, pp. 723-731. doi: 10.5194/amt-3-723-2010.   edoc | Open Access
Neftel A., A. C., Fischer C., S. C., Conen F., E. L. and Tuzson B., W. S. (2010) ‘N2O exchange over managed grassland: Application of a quantum cascade laser spectrometer for micrometeorological flux measurements’, Agricultural and forest meteorology. Elsevier, 150(6), pp. 775-785.   edoc
Conen, F. and Neftel, A. (2010) ‘Nitrous oxide emissions from land-use and land-management change’, in Nitrous oxide and climate change. London: Earthscan, pp. 145-161.   edoc
Conen, F., Smith, K. and Yagi, K. (2010) ‘Methane from rice cultivation’, in Methane and Climate Change. London: Earthscan, pp. 115-135.   edoc
Vieten, B., Conen, F., Neftel, A. and Alewell, C. (2009) ‘Respiration of nitrous oxide in suboxic soil’, European journal of soil science. Blackwell Science, 60(3), pp. 332-337. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2389.2009.01125.x.   edoc
Szegvary, T., Conen, F. and Ciais, P. (2009) ‘European 222Rn inventory for applied atmospheric studies’, Atmospheric environment. Pergamon Press, Vol. 43, pp. 1536-1539.   edoc
Leifeld, J., Zimmermann, M., Fuhrer, J. and Conen, F. (2009) ‘Storage and turnover of carbon in grassland soils along an elevation gradient in the Swiss Alps’, Global change biology. Blackwell Science, 15(3), pp. 668-679.   edoc
Conen, F., Zimmermann, M., Leifeld, J., Seth, B. and Alewell, C. (2008) ‘Relative stability of soil carbon revealed by shifts in delta N-15 and C:N ratio’, Biogeosciences. Copernicus, 5(1), pp. 123-128. doi: 10.5194/bg-5-123-2008.   edoc | Open Access
Fritsche, J., Obrist, D., Zeeman, M. J., Conen, F., Eugster, W. and Alewell, C. (2008) ‘Elemental mercury fluxes over a sub-alpine grassland determined with two micrometeorological methods’, Atmospheric environment. Pergamon, 42(13), pp. 2922-2933. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.12.055.   edoc
Vieten, B., Conen, F., Seth, B. and Alewell, C. (2008) ‘The fate of N2O consumed in soils’, Biogeosciences. Copernicus Publ., 5(1), pp. 129-132. doi: 10.5194/bg-5-129-2008.   edoc | Open Access
Conen, F., Karhu, K., Leifeld, J., Seth, B., Vanhala, P., Liski, J. and Alewell, C. (2008) ‘Temperature sensitivity of young and old soil carbon : same soil, slight differences in 13C natural abundance method, inconsistent results’, Soil biology & biochemistry, 40(10), pp. 2703-2705. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.07.004.   edoc
Rogiers, N., Conen, F., Furger, M., Stöckli, R. and Eugster, W. (2008) ‘Impact of past and present land-management on the C-balance of a grassland in the Swiss Alps’, Global change biology. Blackwell Science, 14(11), pp. 2613-2625.   edoc
Vieten, B., Blunier, T., Neftel, A., Alewell, C. and Conen, F. (2007) ‘Fractionation factors for stable isotopes of N and O during N2O reduction in soil depend on reaction rate constant’, Rapid communications in mass spectrometry. Wiley, 21(6), pp. 846-850. doi: 10.1002/rcm.2915.   edoc