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Matthias Forkel

Projektass. Dr.rer.nat. MSc


Research Group:
CLIMERS
Position:
PostDoc
Research Area:
Remote sensing and vegetation modelling to better understand the role of ecosystems in the Earth system

Address:
Gußhausstr. 27-29 / E120 (CB0306)
Wien, 1040
Phone #:
+43 (1) 58801 - 12229
Forkel, Matthias

Publications

Key publicatons

Buermann, W., Forkel, M., O’Sullivan, M., Sitch, S., Friedlingstein, P., Haverd, V., Jain, A.K., Kato, E., Kautz, M., Lienert, S., Lombardozzi, D., Nabel, J.E.M.S., Tian, H., Wiltshire, A.J., Zhu, D., Smith, W.K., Richardson, A.D. (2018). Widespread seasonal compensation effects of spring warming on northern plant productivity. Nature 562, 110–114. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0555-7. New published 3. Oct 2018. | Pressemitteilung | press release | A poem about our article

Forkel, M., Carvalhais, N., Rödenbeck, C., Keeling, R., Heimann, M., Thonicke, K., Zaehle, S., Reichstein, M. (2016). Enhanced seasonal CO2 exchange caused by amplified plant productivity in northern ecosystems. Science, doi:10.1126/science.aac4971. Citations: 97 (2018-10-01)

Carvalhais, N., Forkel, M., Khomik, M., Bellarby, J., Jung, M., Migliavacca, M., Mu, M., Saatchi, S., Santoro, M., Thurner, M., Weber, U., Ahrens, B., Beer, C., Cescatti, A., Randerson, J. T., Reichstein, M. (2014). Global covariation of carbon turnover times with climate in terrestrial ecosystems. Nature, 514, 213-217. doi:10.1038/nature13731. Citations: 222 (2018-10-01)

Forkel, M., Carvalhais, N., Verbesselt, J., Mahecha, M. D., Neigh, C. S., Reichstein, M. (2013). Trend change detection in NDVI time series: Effects of inter-annual variability and methodology. Remote Sensing, 5(5), 2113-2144. doi:10.3390/rs5052113. Citations: 159 (2018-10-01)


Impact (Google Scholar, 2018-10-01)

  • Citations: 798
  • h-index: 12

Publications in open discussions

Forkel, M., Andela, N., Harrison, S.P., Lasslop, G., Marle, M. van, Chuvieco, E., Dorigo, W., Forrest, M., Hantson, S., Heil, A., Li, F., Melton, J., Sitch, S., Yue, C., Arneth, A. (2018). Emergent relationships on burned area in global satellite observations and fire-enabled vegetation models. Biogeosciences Discussions 1–31. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2018-427


All peer-reviewed publicatons

Publication are ordered chronological. Newest publication on top.

2018

Buermann, W., Forkel, M., O’Sullivan, M., Sitch, S., Friedlingstein, P., Haverd, V., Jain, A.K., Kato, E., Kautz, M., Lienert, S., Lombardozzi, D., Nabel, J.E.M.S., Tian, H., Wiltshire, A.J., Zhu, D., Smith, W.K., Richardson, A.D. (2018). Widespread seasonal compensation effects of spring warming on northern plant productivity. Nature 562, 110–114. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0555-7.

Schaphoff, S., Bloh, W. von, Rammig, A., Thonicke, K., Biemans, H., Forkel, M., Gerten, D., Heinke, J., Jägermeyr, J., Knauer, J., Langerwisch, F., Lucht, W., Müller, C., Rolinski, S., Waha, K. (2017): LPJmL4 - a dynamic global vegetation model with managed land: Part I - Model description. Geoscientific Model Development 11, 1343-1375. doi:https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1343-2018

Schaphoff, S., Forkel, M., Müller, C., Knauer, J., von Bloh, W., Gerten, D., Jägermeyr, J., Lucht, W., Rammig, A., Thonicke, K., Waha, K. (2017): LPJmL4 - a dynamic global vegetation model with managed land: Part II - Model evaluation. Geoscientific Model Development 11, 1377-1403. doi:10.5194/gmd-11-1377-2018

Teubner, I.E., Forkel, M., Jung, M., Liu, Y.Y., Miralles, D.G., Parinussa, R., van der Schalie, R., Vreugdenhil, M., Schwalm, C.R., Tramontana, G., Camps-Valls, G., Dorigo, W.A. (2018). Assessing the relationship between microwave vegetation optical depth and gross primary production. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 65, 79–91. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2017.10.006

2017

Forkel, M., Dorigo, W., Lasslop, G., Teubner, I., Chuvieco, E., Thonicke, K. (2017). A data-driven approach to identify controls on global fire activity from satellite and climate observations (SOFIA V1). Geoscientific Model Development 10, 4443-4476. doi:10.5194/gmd-10-4443-2017

Dorigo, W., Wagner, W., Albergel, C., Albrecht, F., Balsamo, G., Brocca, L., Chung, D., Ertl, M., Forkel, M., Gruber, A., Haas, E., Hamer, P.D., Hirschi, M., Ikonen, J., de Jeu, R., Kidd, R., Lahoz, W., Liu, Y.Y., Miralles, D., Mistelbauer, T., Nicolai-Shaw, N., Parinussa, R., Pratola, C., Reimer, C., van der Schalie, R., Seneviratne, S.I., Smolander, T., Lecomte, P. (2017). ESA CCI Soil Moisture for improved Earth system understanding: State-of-the art and future directions. Remote Sensing of Environment, 203, 185-215. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.07.001

Sippel, S., Forkel, M., Rammig, A., Thonicke, K., Flach, M., Heimann, M., Otto, F. E. L., Reichstein, M. and Mahecha, M. D. (2017). Contrasting and interacting changes in simulated spring and summer carbon cycle extremes in European ecosystems. Environmental Research Letters, 12, 7, 075006. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7398.

Knauer, J., Zaehle, S., Reichstein, M., Medlyn, B. E., Forkel, M., Hagemann, S., Werner, C. (2017). The response of ecosystem water-use efficiency to rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations: sensitivity and large-scale biogeochemical implications. New Phytologist, 213, 1654-1666. doi:10.1111/nph.14288.

2016

Thurner, M., Beer, C., Carvalhais, N., Forkel, M., Santoro, M., Tum, M., Schmullius, C. (2016). Large‐scale variation in boreal and temperate forest carbon turnover rate is related to climate. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL068794.

Sippel, S., Otto, F. E. L., Forkel, M., Allen, M. R., Guillod, B. P., Heimann, M., Reichstein, M., Seneviratne, S. I., Thonicke, K., Mahecha, M. D. (2016). A novel bias correction methodology for climate impact simulations. Earth System Dynamics, 7, 71-88. doi:10.5194/esd-7-71-2016.

Filippa, G., Cremonese, E., Migliavacca, M., Galvagno, M., Forkel, M., Wingate, L., Tomelleri, E., Morra di Cella, U., Richardson, A.D. (2016). Phenopix: A R package for image-based vegetation phenology. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 220, 141–150. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.01.006

Forkel, M., Carvalhais, N., Rödenbeck, C., Keeling, R., Heimann, M., Thonicke, K., Zaehle, S., Reichstein, M. (2016). Enhanced seasonal CO2 exchange caused by amplified plant productivity in northern ecosystems. Science, doi:10.1126/science.aac4971.

2015

Forkel, M., Migliavacca, M., Thonicke, K., Reichstein, M., Schaphoff, S., Weber, U., Carvalhais, N. (2015). Codominant water control on global interannual variability and trends in land surface phenology and greenness. Global Change Biology, 21(9), 3414-3435. doi:10.1111/gcb.12950.

Semenova, O., Lebedeva, L., Volkova, N., Korenev, I., Forkel, M., Eberle, J., Urban, M. (2015). Detecting immediate wildfire impact on runoff in a poorly-gauged mountainous permafrost basin. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 60(7-8), 1225-1241. doi:10.1080/02626667.2014.959960.

2014

Carvalhais, N., Forkel, M., Khomik, M., Bellarby, J., Jung, M., Migliavacca, M., Mu, M., Saatchi, S., Santoro, M., Thurner, M., Weber, U., Ahrens, B., Beer, C., Cescatti, A., Randerson, J. T., Reichstein, M. (2014). Global covariation of carbon turnover times with climate in terrestrial ecosystems. Nature, 514, 213-217. doi:10.1038/nature13731.

Forkel, M., Carvalhais, N., Schaphoff, S., Bloh, W. v., Migliavacca, M., Thurner, M., Thonicke, K. (2014). Identifying environmental controls on vegetation greenness phenology through model-data integration. Biogeosciences, 11(23), 7025-7050. doi:10.5194/bg-11-7025-2014.

Urban, M., Forkel, M., Eberle, J., Hüttich, C., Schmullius, C., Herold, M. (2014). Pan-arctic climate and land cover trends derived from multi-variate and multi-scale analyses (1981–2012). Remote Sensing, 6(3), 2296-2316. doi:10.3390/rs6032296.

2012 - 2013

Urban, M., Forkel, M., Schmullius, C., Hese, S., Hüttich, C., Herold, M. (2013). Identification of land surface temperature and albedo trends in AVHRR Pathfinder data from 1982 to 2005 for northern Siberia. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(12), 4491-4507. doi:10.1080/01431161.2013.779760.

Forkel, M., Carvalhais, N., Verbesselt, J., Mahecha, M. D., Neigh, C. S., Reichstein, M. (2013). Trend change detection in NDVI time series: Effects of inter-annual variability and methodology. Remote Sensing, 5(5), 2113-2144. doi:10.3390/rs5052113.

Forkel, M., Thonicke, K., Beer, C., Cramer, W., Bartalev, S., Schmullius, C. (2012). Extreme fire events are related to previous-year surface moisture conditions in permafrost-underlain larch forests of Siberia. Environmental Research Letters, 7: 044021. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/044021.