Publikationen von Dr. J.J. Birk

Peer-reviewed journals

von der Lühe, B., Birk, J.J., Prost, K., Dawson, L.; Mayes, R.W., Fiedler, S. (2018): Steroid fingerprints: efficient biomarkers of human decomposition fluids in soil. Organic Geochemistry

Prost , K., Birk, J.J., Lehndorff, E., Gerlach, R., Amelung, W., 2017. Steroid biomarkers revisited – improved source identification of faecal remains in archaeological soil material. PLoS ONE, 12, e0164882.

Birk, J.J., Bugarski, I., Fiedler, S., Ivanišević, V., Kroll, H., Marković, N., Reuter, A., Röhl, C., Schreg, R., Stamenković, A., Stamenković, S., Steinborn, M., 2016. An imperial town in a time of transition. Life, environment, and decline of early Byzantine Caričin Grad. LAC 2014 proceedings, doi:

Said-Pullicino D., Cucu M. A., Sodano M., Birk J. J., Glaser B., Celi L., 2014. Nitrogen immobilization in paddy soils as affected by redox conditions and rice straw incorporation. Geoderma 228-229, 44-53.

Renard D., Birk J. J., Zangerlé A., Lavelle P., Glaser B., Blatrix R., McKey D., 2013. Ancient human agricultural practices can promote activities of contemporary non human soil ecosystem engineers: a case study in coastal savannas of French Guiana. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 62, 46–56.

Birk J. J., Dippold M., Wiesenberg G. L. B., Glaser B., 2012. Combined quantification of faecal sterols, stanols, stanones and bile acids in soils and terrestrial sediments by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1242, 1– 10.

Glaser B. and Birk J. J., 2012. State of the scientific knowledge on properties and genesis of Anthropogenic Dark Earths in Central Amazonia (Terra Preta de Índio). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 82, 39–51.

Renard D., Birk J. J., Glaser B., Iriarte J., Grisard G., Karl J., McKey D., 2012. Origin of mound-field landscapes: a multiproxy approach combining contemporary vegetation, carbon stable isotopes and phytoliths. Plant and Soil 351, 337-353.

Renard D., Iriarte J., Birk J. J., Rostain S., Glaser B., McKey D., 2012. Ecological engineers ahead of their time: the functioning of pre-Columbian raised-field agriculture and its potential contributions to sustainability today. Ecological Engineering 45, 30-44.

Birk J. J., Teixeira W. G., Neves E. G., Glaser B., 2011. Faeces deposition on Amazonian Anthrosols as assessed from 5β-stanols. Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 1209-1220.

Iriarte J., Glaser B., Watling J., Wainwright A., Birk J. J., Renard D., Rostain S., McKey D., 2010. Late Holocene Neotropical agricultural landscapes: phytolith and stable carbon isotope analysis of raised fields from French Guianan coastal savannahs. Journal of Archaeological Science 37, 2984-2994.

McKey D., Rostain S., Iriarte J., Glaser B., Birk J. J., Holst I., Renard D., 2010. Pre-Columbian agricultural landscapes, ecosystem engineers, and self-organized patchiness in Amazonia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, 7823-7828.

Book chapters

Rostain S., McKey D., Iriarte J., Glaser B., Renard D., Birk J., Roux B., 2012. Les savanes du littoral, héritage d'une histoire oubliée. In: Gurial D., Le Guen R. (Eds.), Guyane océane. Beaumont-de-Lomagne, Marseille, IRD Éditions, 352-367.

Birk J. J., Steiner C., Teixiera W. C., Zech W., Glaser B., 2009. Microbial response to charcoal amendments and fertilization of a highly weathered tropical soil. In: Woods W. I., Teixeira W. G., Lehmann J., Steiner C., Winklerprins A., Rebellato L. (Eds.), Amazonian Dark Earths: Wim Sombroeks vision. Berlin, Springer, 309-324.