Dr Martina Herrmann

FSU Coordinator iDiv
External Research Coordinators

iDiv publications


Herrmann, M., Geesink, P., Richter, R., Küsel, K.

(2020): Canopy position has a stronger effect than tree species identity on phyllosphere bacterial diversity in a floodplain hardwood forest. bioRxiv (in press) *

Herrmann, M., Geesink, P., Yan, L., Lehmann, R., Totsche, K. U., Küsel, K.

(2020): Complex food webs coincide with high genetic potential for chemolithoautotrophy in fractured bedrock groundwater. Water Research 170

Yan, L., Herrmann, M., Kampe, B., Lehmann, R., Totsche, K. U., Küsel, K.

(2020): Environmental selection shapes the formation of near-surface groundwater microbiomes. Water Research 170 *

Geesink, P., Wegner, C.-E., Probst, A. J., Herrmann, M., Dam, H. T., Kaster, A.-K.,  Küsel, K.

(2019): Genome-inferred spatio-temporal resolution of an uncultivated Roizmanbacterium reveals its ecological preferences in groundwater. Environmental Microbiology 22(2), 726-737

Herrmann, M., C. E. Wegner, M. Taubert, P. Geesink, K. Lehmann, L. J. Yan, R. Lehmann, K. U. Totsche, K. Kusel

(2019): Predominance of Cand. Patescibacteria in Groundwater Is Caused by Their Preferential Mobilization From Soils and Flourishing Under Oligotrophic Conditions. Frontiers in Microbiology 10 *

Nawaz, A., Purahong, W., Herrmann, M., Küsel, K., Buscot, F., Wubet, T.

(2019): DNA- and RNA- Derived Fungal Communities in Subsurface Aquifers Only Partly Overlap but React Similarly to Environmental Factors. Microorganisms 7(9)

Wegner, C. E., Gaspar, M., Geesink, P., Herrmann, M., Marz, M., Küsel, K.

(2019): Biogeochemical Regimes in Shallow Aquifers Reflect the Metabolic Coupling of the Elements Nitrogen, Sulfur, and Carbon. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85, e02346-18

Kumar, S., Herrmann, M., Blohm, A., Hilke, I., Frosch, T., Trumbore, S. E., Küsel, K.

(2018): Thiosulfate- and hydrogen-driven autotrophic denitrification by a microbial consortium enriched from groundwater of an oligotrophic limestone aquifer. Fems Microbiology Ecology 94(10)

Nawaz, A., Purahong, W., Lehmann, R., Herrmann, M., Totsche, K. U., Küsel, K., Wubet, T., Buscot, F.

(2018): First insights into the living groundwater mycobiome of the terrestrial biogeosphere. Water Research 145, 50-61

Shade, A., Dunn, R. R., Blowes, S. A., Keil, P., Bohannan, B. J. M., Herrmann, M., Küsel, K., Lennon, J. T., Sanders, N. J., Storch, D., Chase, J.

(2018): Macroecology to Unite All Life, Large and Small. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 33(10), 731-44

Herrmann, M., Opitz, S., Harzer, R., Totsche, K. U., Küsel, K.

(2017): Attached and Suspended Denitrifier Communities in Pristine Limestone Aquifers Harbor High Fractions of Potential Autotrophs Oxidizing Reduced Iron and Sulfur Compounds. Microbial Ecology 74(2), 264-77

Kumar, S., Herrmann, M., Thamdrup, B., Schwab, V. F., Geesink, P., Trumbore, S. E., Totsche, K. U., Küsel, K.

(2017): Nitrogen Loss from Pristine Carbonate-Rock Aquifers of the Hainich Critical Zone Exploratory (Germany) Is Primarily Driven by Chemolithoautotrophic Anammox Processes. Frontiers in Microbiology 8, 1951

Lazar, C. S., Stoll, W., Lehmann, R., Herrmann, M., Schwab, V. F., Akob, D. M., Nawaz, A., Wubet, T., Buscot, F., Totsche, K.-U., Küsel, K.

(2017): Archaeal Diversity and CO2 Fixers in Carbonate-/Siliciclastic-Rock Groundwater Ecosystems. Archaea 2017, 2136287

Schwab, V. F., Herrmann, M., Roth, V. N., Gleixner, G., Lehmann, R., Pohnert, G., Trumbore, S., Küsel, K., Totsche, K. U.

(2017): Functional diversity of microbial communities in pristine aquifers inferred by PLFA- and sequencing-based approaches. Biogeosciences 14(10), 2697-714

Küsel, K., Totsche, K. U., Trumbore, S. E., Lehmann, R., Steinhäuser, C., Herrmann, M.

(2016): How deep can surface signals be traced in the critical zone? Merging biodiversity with biogeochemistry research in a central German Muschelkalk landscape. Frontiers in Earth Science 4(32)

Rughoft, S., Herrmann, M., Lazar, C. S., Cesarz, S., Levick, S. R., Trumbore, S. E., Küsel, K.

(2016): Community Composition and Abundance of Bacterial, Archaeal and Nitrifying Populations in Savanna Soils on Contrasting Bedrock Material in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Frontiers in Microbiology 7, 1638

Beulig, F., Heuer, V. B., Akob, D. M., Viehweger, B., Elvert, M., Herrmann, M., Hinrichs, K. U., Küsel, K.

(2015): Carbon flow from volcanic CO2 into soil microbial communities of a wetland mofette. The ISME Journal 9(3), 746-59

Herrmann, M., Rusznyak, A., Akob, D. M., Schulze, I., Opitz, S., Totsche, K. U., Küsel, K.

(2015): Large Fractions of CO2-Fixing Microorganisms in Pristine Limestone Aquifers Appear To Be Involved in the Oxidation of Reduced Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81(7), 2384-94

Keiner, R., Herrmann, M., Küsel, K., Popp, J., Frosch, T.

(2015): Rapid monitoring of intermediate states and mass balance of nitrogen during denitrification by means of cavity enhanced Raman multi-gas sensing. Analytica Chimica Acta 864, 39-47

Thakur, M. P., Herrmann, M., Steinauer, K., Rennoch, S., Cesarz, S., Eisenhauer, N.

(2015): Cascading effects of belowground predators on plant communities are density-dependent. Ecology and Evolution 5(19), 4300-14

Opitz, S., Küsel, K., Spott, O., Totsche, K. U., Herrmann, M.

(2014): Oxygen availability and distance to surface environments determine community composition and abundance of ammonia-oxidizing prokaroytes in two superimposed pristine limestone aquifers in the Hainich region, Germany. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 90(1), 39-53

Wang, J. J., Sickinger, M., Ciobota, V., Herrmann, M., Rasch, H., Rosch, P., Popp, J., Küsel, K.

(2014): Revealing the microbial community structure of clogging materials in dewatering wells differing in physico-chemical parameters in an open-cast mining area. Water Research 63, 222-33
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Aquatic Geomicrobiology
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