Gerwin, W., Raab, T., Birkhofer, K., Hinz, C., Letmathe, P., Leuchner, M., Roß-Nickoll, M., Rüde, T., Trachte, K., Wätzold, F. & Lehmkuhl, F. (2023): Perspectives of lignite post-mining landscapes under changing environmental conditions: what can we learn from a comparison between the Rhenish and Lusatian region in Germany?. Environmental Sciences Europe, 35, Article number: 36 (2023), doi:10.1186/s12302-023-00738-z


Raab, T., Hinz, C., Gerwin, W. & Lehmkuhl, F. (2022): Editorial for the Special Issue “Anthropogenic Geomorphology – Geomorphology in the Anthropocene”. Geomorphology, 422, 108528, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2022.108528


Moghadas, D. (2020):One-dimensional deep learing inversion of electromagnetic induction data using convolutional neural network. Geophysical Journal International, 222, 147-259, doi:10.1093/gji/ggaa161.

Moghadas, D., Behroozmand, A.A. & Christiansen, A.V. (2020): Soil electrical conductivity imapging using a neural network-based forward solver: Applied to large-scale Bayesian electromagnetic inversion. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 176, 104012, doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2020.10401.


Moghadas, D. (2019): Probabilistic Inversion of Multiconfiguration Electromagnetic Induction Data Using Dimensionality Reduction Technique: A Numerical Study. Vadose Zone Journal, 18, 180183, doi:10.2136/vzj2018.09.0183

Moghadas, D. & Badorreck, A. (2019): Machine learning to estimate soil moisture from geophysical measurements of electrical conductivity. Near Surface Geophysics, 17, 181-195, doi:10.1002/nsg.12036

Moghadas, D. & Vrugt, J.A. (2019): The influence of geostatistical prior modeling on the solution of DCT-based Bayesian inversion: A case study from Chicken Creek catchment. Remote Sensing, 11, 1549, doi:10.3390/rs11131549

Moghadas, D., Jadoon, K.Z. & McCabe, M.F. (2019): Spatiotemproal monitoring of soil moisture from EMI data using DCT-based Bayesian inference and neural network. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 169, 226-238, doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2019.07.004

Moghadas, D., Schaaf, W., Gerwin, W., Badorreck, A. & Hüttl, R.F. (2019): A web-based platform for terrestrial data repository from Chicken Creek catchment. Earth Science Informatics, accepted, doi:10.1007/s12145-019-00385-0

Nasuti, Y., Nasuti, A. & Moghadas, D. (2019): STDR: A Novel Approach for Enhancing and Edge Detection of Potential Field Data. Pure Appl. Geophys., 176, 827-841, doi:10.1007/s00024-018-2016-5


Gerwin, W., Badorreck, A., Schaaf, W., Hinz, C. & Hüttl, R.F. (2018): Das Hühnerwasser-Einzugsgebiet in SO-Brandenburg im Übergang von einem abiotischen zu einem biotisch kontrollierten Wasserhaushalt. HyWa, 62, 134-144, doi:10.5675/HyWa_2018,3_1

Gerwin, W., Repmann, F., Galatsidas, S., Vlachaki, D., Gounaris, N., Baumgarten, W., Volkmann, C., Keramitzis, D., Kiourtsis, F. & Freese, D. (2018): Assessment and quantification of marginal lands for biomass production in Europe using soil-quality indicators. SOIL, 4, 267-290, doi:10.5194/soil-4-267-2018

Schaaf, W., Hinz, C., Gerwin, W., Zaplata, M.K. & Hüttl, R.F. (2018): Ecosystem Development in the Constructed Catchment "Chicken Creek". In: Liu, J.-F. & Gu, W.-Z.(eds.): Hydrology of Artificial and Controlled Experiments, IntechOpen, London, 75-93, doi:10.5772/intechopen.70546


Jadoon, K.Z., Altaf, M.U., McCabe, M.F., Hoteit, I., Muhammad, N., Moghadas, D. & Weihermüller, L. (2017): Inferring soil salinity in a drip irriation system from multi-configuration EMI measurements using adaptive Markov chain Monte Carlo. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5375-5383, doi:10.5194/hess-21-5375-2017

Moghadas, D., Jadoon, K.Z. & McCabe, M.F. (2017): Spatiotemporal monitoring of soil water content profiles in an irrigated field using probabilistic inversion of time-lapse EMI data. Advances in Water Resources, 110, 238-248, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.10.019

Schaaf, W., Pohle, I., Maurer, T., Gerwin, W., Hinz, C. & Badorreck, A. (2017): Water Balance Dynamics during Ten Years of Ecological Development at Chicken Creek Catchment. Vadoze Zone Journal, 16, doi:10.2136/vzj2017.04.0074


Moghadas, D., Taghizadeh-Mehrjardi, R. & Triantafilis, J. (2016): Probabilistic inversion of EM38 data for 3D soil mapping in central Iran. Geoderma Regional, 7, 230-238, doi:10.1016/j.geodrs.2016.04.006


Hüttl, R.F., Gerwin, W., Kögel-Knabner, I., Schulin, R., Hinz, C. & Subke, J.-A. (2014): Ecosystems in transition: interactions and feedbacks with an emphasis on the initial development. Biogeosciences, 11, 195-200, doi:10.5194/bg-11-195-2014

Hüttl, R.F., Gerwin, W., Schaaf, W., Zaplata, M.K. & Hinz, C. (2014): A Critical Zone Observatory for detecting ecosystem transitions: the constructed catchment Chicken Creek(Germany). Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 46-51, doi:10.1016/j.proeps.2014.08.009


Elmer, M., Gerwin, W., Schaaf, W., Zaplata, M.K., Hohberg, K., Nenov, R., Bens, O. & Hüttl, R.F. (2013): Dynamics of initial ecosystem development at the artificial catchment Chicken Creek, Lusatia, Germany. Environmental Earth Sciences, 69, 491-505, doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2330-2

Esperschütz, J., Zimmermann, C., Dümig, A., Welzl, G., Buegger, F., Elmer, M., Munch, J.C. & Schloter, M. (2013): Dynamics of microbial communities during decomposition of litter from pioneering plants in initial soil ecosystems. Biogeosciences, 10, 5115-5124, doi:10.5194/bg-10-5115-2013

Schaaf, W., Elmer, M., Fischer, A., Gerwin, W., Nenov, R., Pretzsch, H. & Zaplata, M.K. (2013): Feedbacks between vegetation, surface structures and hydrology during initial development of the artificial catchment "Chicken Creek". Procedia Environmental Sciences, 19, 86-95, doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2013.06.010

Schaaf, W., Elmer, M., Fischer, A., Gerwin, W., Nenov, R., Pretzsch, H., Seifert, S., Winter, S., Zaplata, M.K. (2013): Monitoring the formation of structures and patterns during initial development of an artificial catchment. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185, 5965-5986, doi:10.1007/s10661-012-2998-x

Schulz, S., Engel, M., Fischer, D., Buegger, F., Elmer, M., Welzl, G. & Schloter, M. (2013): Diversity pattern of nitrogen fixing microbes in nodules of Trifolium arvense(L.) at different initial stages of ecosystem development. Biogeosciences, 10, 1183-1192, doi:10.5194/bg-10-1183-2013


Gerwin, W., Schaaf, W., Biemelt, D., Winter, S., Fischer, A., Veste, M. & Hüttl, R.F. (2011): Overview and first results of ecological monitoring at the artificial watershed Chicken Creek(Germany). Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 36, 61-73, doi:10.1016/j.pce.2010.11.003

Hohberg, K., Russell, D.J. & Elmer, M. (2011): Mass occurrence of algal-feeding tardigrade Apodibius confusus Dastych 1983 in the young soils of a post-mining site. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 49, 62-65, doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2010.00600.x

Maurer, T. & Gerke, H.H. (2011): Modelling aeolian sediment transport during initial soil development on an artificial catchment using WEPS and aerial images. Soil & Tillage Research, 117, 148-162, doi:10.1016/j.still.2011.09.008

Maurer, T., Schneider, A. & Gerke, H.H. (2011): A structure generator for modelling the initial sediment distribution of an artificial hydrologic catchment. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 3617-3638, doi:10.5194/hess-15-3617-2011

Schaaf, W., Bens, O., Fischer, A., Gerke, H.H., Gerwin, W., Grünewald, U., Holländer, H.M., Kögel-Knabner, I., Mutz, M., Schloter, M., Schulin, R., Veste, M., Winter, S. & Hüttl, R.F. (2011): Patterns and processes of initial terrestrial-ecosystem development. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci., 174, 229-239, doi:10.1002/jpln.201000158


Dilly, O., Nii-Annang, S., Schrautzer, J., Schwartze, P., Breuer, P., Pfeiffer, E.-M., Gerwin, W., Schaaf, W., Freese, D., Veste, M. & Hüttl, R.F. (2010): Ecosystem Manipulation and Restoration on the Basis of Long-Term Conceptions. In: Müller, F., Baessler, C., Schubert, H. & Klotz, S.(eds.): Long-Term Ecological Research Between Theory and Application, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, 411-428, doi:10.1007/978-90-481-8782-9_28

Herrmann, L., Jahn, R. & Maurer, T. (2010): Mineral dust around Sahara - from source to sink. A review with emphasis on contributions of the German soil science community in the last twenty years. J. Plant Nutr. Soil. Sci., 173, 811-821, doi:10.1002/jpln.201000095

Maurer, T., Herrmann, L. & Stahr, K. (2010): Wind erosion charcteristics of Sahelian surface types. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35, 1386-1401, doi:10.1002/esp.1975

Russell, D.J., Hohberg, K. & Elmer, M. (2010): Primary colonisation of newly formed soils by actinedid mites. Soil Organisms, 82(2), 237-251.


Gerwin, W., Schaaf, W., Biemelt, D., Fischer, A., Winter, S. & Hüttl, R.F. (2009): The artificial catchment "Chicken Creek"(Lusatia, Germany) - A landscape laboratory for interdisciplinary studies of initial ecosystem development. Ecological Engineering, 35, 1786-1796, doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2009.09.003

Maurer, T., Herrmann, L. & Stahr, K. (2009): The effect of surface variability factors on wind-erosion susceptibility: A field study in SW Niger. J. Plant Nutr. Soil. Sci., 172, 798-807, doi:10.1002/jpln.200800141


Hüttl, R.F. & Gerwin, W. (2007): Introduction: Forest rehabilitation after disturbance. Ecological Engineering, 31, 145-146, doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2007.05.002


Hüttl, R.F. & Gerwin, W. (2005): Guest Editorial: Landscape and ecosystem development after disturbance by mining. Ecological Engineering, 24, 43891, doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2004.12.002

Hüttl, R.F. & Gerwin, W. (2005): Editorial: Disturbed landscapes - development of ecosystems. Geoderma, 129, 43891, doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2004.12.027


Hüttl, R.F., Bens, O., Gerwin, W. & Schneider, B.U. (2004): Bodenentwicklung nach forstlicher Rekultivierung im Zuge der nachbergbaulichen Inwertsetzung gestörter Landschaften. In: Gläßer, C.(eds.): Nachhaltige Entwicklung von Folgelandschaften des Braunkohlebergbaus, Zeitschrift für Angewandte Umweltforschung (ZAU), Sonderheft, 143-157.


Rumpel, C., Balesdent, J., Grootes, P., Weber, E. & Kögel-Knabner, I. (2003): Quantification of lignite- and vegetation-derived soil carbon using 14C activity measurements in a forested chronosequence. Geoderma, 112, 155-166, doi:10.1016/S0016-7061(02)00302-6


Hüttl, R.F. & Weber, E. (2001): Forest ecosystem development in post-mining landscapes: a case study of the Lusatian lignite district. Naturwissenschaften, 88, 322-329, doi:10.1007/s001140100241