Publications

Greenwood, P., Gange, A. c. and Kuhn, N. (2020) “Evidence of sedimentation inequality along riparian areas colonised by Impatiens glandulifera (Himalayan Balsam)”, Journal of Weed Research. Kare, 60(1), pp. 26–36. doi: 10.1111/wre.12397.   edoc
Collins, C. G., Spasojevic, M. J., Alados, C. L., Aronson, E. L., Benavides, J. C., Cannone, N., Caviezel, C., Grau, O., Guo, G., Kudo, G., Kuhn, N. J., Müllerová, J., Philipps, M. L., Pombubpa, N., Reverchon, F., Shulman, H. B., Stajich, J. E., Stokes, A., Weber, S. E. and Diez, J. M. (2020) “Belowground impacts of alpine woody encroachment are determined by plant traits, local climate, and soil conditions”, Global Change Biology. Wiley, p. gcb.15340.   
Vos, H. C., Fister, W., Eckardt, F. D., Palmer, A. R. and Kuhn, N. J. (2020) “Physical Crust Formation on Sandy Soils and Their Potential to Reduce Dust Emissions from Croplands”, Land. MDPI, 9(12), p. 503. doi: 10.3390/land9120503.   
Prudat, B., Bloemertz, L., Graefe, O. and Kuhn, N. J. (2020) “Soil Classification. Between Material Facts and Socio-Ecological Narratives”, in Haller, T. and Zingerli, C. (eds.) Towards shared research. Participatory and integrative approaches in Researching African Environments. Bielefeld: Transcript, pp. 25–43.   
Xiao, L., Zhou, S., Zhao, R., Greenwood, P. and Kuhn, N. J. (2020) “Evaluating soil organic carbon stock changes induced by no-tillage based on fixed depth and equivalent soil mass approaches”, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. Elsevier, 300, p. j.agee.2020.106982. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.106982.   
Hu, Y., Fister, W., He, Y. and Kuhn, N. (2020) “Assessment of crusting effects on interrill erosion by laser scanning”, PeerJ, pp. 1–19. doi: 10.7717/peerj.8487.   
Xiao, L., Zhao, R. and Kuhn, N. J. (2020) “No tillage is not an ideal management for water erosion control in China”, Science of Total Environment. Elsevier, 736, p. 139478.   
Quijano, L., Kuhn, N. J. and Navas, A. (2020) “Effects of interrill erosion on the distribution of soil organic and inorganic carbon in different sized particles of Mediterranean Calcisols”, Soil and Tillage Research. Elsevier, 196, p. 104461.   
Eckardt, F. D., Bekiswa, S., von Hold, J. R., Jack, C., Kuhn, N. K., Mogane, F., Murray, J. E., Ndaraa, N. and Palmer, A. R. (2020) “South Africa’s agricultural dust sources and events from MSG SEVIRI”, Aeolian Research. Elsevier, 47(100637), p. j.aeolia.2020.100637.   
Krenz, J., Greenwood, P. and Kuhn , N. J. (2019) “Soil Degradation Mapping in Drylands Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Data”, Soil Systems. MDPI, 3(2), p. 33. doi: 10.3390/soilsystems3020033.   edoc
Fister, W., Goldman, N., Mayer, M., Suter, M. and Kuhn, N. J. (2019) “Testing of photogrammetry for differentiation of soil organic carbon and biochar in sandy substrates”, Geographica Helvetica. Verband Geographie Schweiz, 74, pp. 81–91. doi: 10.5194/gh-74-81-2019.   edoc
Bloemertz, L., Naana, M., Wingate, V., Angombe, S. and Nikolaus, K. (2018) “Ecosystem Services and small-holder farming practices - between payments, development support and right- an integrated approach”, Working Paper. Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Integrated Land Management Institute (ILMI). Available at: http://ilmi.nust.na/sites/default/files/WP10-BLOEMERTZ-ET-AL-Ecosystem-services-and-small-holder-farming-practices-WEB-20190123-Update.pdf.   edoc
Hu, Y., Schäfer, G., Duplay, J. and Kuhn, N. J. (2018) “Bioenergy crop induced changes in soil properties: a case study on Miscanthus fields in the Upper Rhine Region”, PloS One. Public Library of Science, 13(7), p. e0200901. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200901.   edoc
Greenwood, P., Haley, S., Zehringer, M. and Kuhn, N. J. (2018) “A prototype tracing-technique to assess the mobility of dispersed earthworm casts on a vegetated hillslope using caesium-134 and cobalt-60”, Science of the Total Environment. Elsevier, 654, pp. 1–9. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.079.   edoc
Greenwood, P., Baumann, P., Pulley, S. and Kuhn, N. J. (2018) “The invasive alien plant, Impatiens glandulifera (Himalayan Balsam) and increased soil erosion: causation or association? Case studies from a river system in Switzerland and the UK”, Journal of Soils and Sediments. Springer, 18, pp. 3463–3477. doi: 10.1007/s11368-018-2041-0.   edoc
Krenz, J. and Kuhn, N. J. (2018) “Chapter 8 - Assessing Badland Sediment Sources Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, in Nadal-Romero, E., Martãnez-Murillo, J. F., and Kuhn, N. J. (eds.) Badlands Dynamics in a Context of Global Change. Cambridge, United States: Elsevier, pp. 255–276. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-813054-4.00008-3.   edoc
Prudat, B., Bloemertz, L. and Kuhn, N. J. (2018) “Local soil quality assessment of north-central Namibia: integrating farmers’ and technical knowledge”, SOIL. Copernicus Publications for European Geoscience Union, 4(1), pp. 47–62. doi: 10.5194/soil-4-47-2018.   edoc | Open Access
Foster, I. D. L., Boardman, J., Collins, A., Copeland-Phillips, R., Kuhn, N., Mighall, T. M., Pulley, S. and Rowntree, K. M. (2017) “The potential for gamma-emitting radionuclides to contribute to an understanding of erosion processes in South Africa”, International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Copernicus, 375, pp. 29–34. doi: 10.5194/piahs-375-29-2017.   edoc
Krenz, J., Kuhn, N. J., Kuhn, B., Greenwood, P. and Heckrath, G. J. (2017) “Kohlenstoffkreislauf und Landschaftswandel in der Grossen Karoo - eine methologische Betrachtung”, Regio Basiliensis. Geographisch-Ethnologische Gesellschaft Basel, 58(3), pp. 167–174.   edoc
Caviezel, C., Hunziker, M. and Kuhn, N. J. (2017) “Bequest of the Norseman—The Potential for Agricultural Intensification and Expansion in Southern Greenland under Climate Change”, Land, 6(4), p. 20. doi: 10.3390/land6040087.   edoc
Wingate, V. R., Phinn, S. R., Kuhn, N. and Scarth, P. (2017) “Estimating aboveground woody biomass change in Kalahari woodland: combining field, radar, and optical data sets”, International Journal of Remote Sensing. Taylor and Francis, 39(2), pp. 577–606. doi: 10.1080/01431161.2017.1390271.   edoc | Open Access
Hunziker, M., Caviezel, C. and Kuhn, N. J. (2017) “Shrub encroachment by green alder on subalpine pastures: Changes in mineral soil organic carbon characteristics”, CATENA. Elsevier, 157, pp. 35–46. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2017.05.005.   edoc
Caviezel, C., Hunziker, M. and Kuhn, N. J. (2017) “Green alder encroachment in the European Alps: The need for analyzing the spread of a native-invasive species across spatial data”, CATENA. Elsevier, 159, pp. 149–158. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2017.08.006.   edoc
Hu, Y., Fister, W. and Kuhn, N. J. (2016) “Inherent interreplicate variability during small-scale rainfall simulations”, Journal of Soils and Sediments. Springer, 16(6), pp. 1809–1814. doi: 10.1007/s11368-016-1367-8.   edoc
Wingate, V., Phinn, S. R., Kuhn, N. J., Bloemertz, L. and Dhanjal-Adams, K. L. (2016) “Mapping Decadal Land Cover Changes in the Woodlands of North Eastern Namibia from 1975 to 2014 Using the Landsat Satellite Archived Data”, Remote Sensing. MDPI, 8(8), p. 681. doi: 10.3390/rs8080681.   edoc
Ali, S. and Kuhn, N. J. (2016) “The role of pastoralism in regulating ecosystem services”, Scientific and Technical Review. World Organisation for Animal Health, 3(2), pp. 435–444. doi: 10.20506/rst.35.2.2534.   edoc
Hu, Y. and Kuhn, N. J. (2016) “Erosion-induced exposure of SOC to mineralization in aggregated sediment”, CATENA. Elsevier, pp. 517–525. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2015.10.024.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J., Greenwood, P. and Fister, W. (2015) “Use of Field Experiments in Soil Erosion Research”, in Thornbush, M. J., Allen, C., and Fitzpatrick, F. A. (eds.) Geomorphological Fieldwork. Amsterdam: Elsevier (Developments in earth surface processes), pp. 175–200.   edoc
Xiao, L., Hu, Y., Greenwood, P. and Kuhn, N. J. (2015) “The use of a raindrop aggregate destruction device to evaluate sediment and soil organic carbon transport”, Geographica Helvetica. Copernicus, 70(2), pp. 167–174. doi: 10.5194/gh-70-167-2015.   edoc | Open Access
Hunziker, M., Carle, N., Halldorsson, G. and Kuhn, N. (2014) “The sequestration potential of re-vegetated land - is the SOC stock the only relevant parameter?”, in Sigurdsson, B. D., Halldorsson, G., Bampa, F., Arnalds, A., Montanarella, L., and Thorsteinsdottir, A. B. (eds.) Soil carbon sequestration for climate food security and ecosystem services. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union (JRC Scientific and Policy Reports), pp. 118–123. doi: 10.2788/17815.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J., Greenwood, P. and Fister, W. (2014) “Use of Field Experiments in Soil Erosion Research”, in Thornbush, M. J., Allen, C. D., and Fitzpatrick, F. A. (eds.) Geomorphological Fieldwork. Amsterdam: Elsevier (Developments in earth surface processes), pp. 175–200.   edoc
Greenwood, P. and Kuhn, N. (2014) “Earth Surface Exchanges (ESEX) Commentary on ’Plants as river system engineers’by A. Gurnell. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 39: 4-25, 2014. DOI 10,1002/esp.3397”, Earth surface processes and landforms. Interscience-Wiley, Vol. 40, pp. 131–134.   edoc
Hu, Y. and Kuhn, N. (2014) “Aggregates reduce transport distance of soil organic carbon: are our balances correct?”, Biogeosciences. Copernicus, Vol. 11, pp. 6209–6219. doi: 10.5194/bg-11-6209-2014.   edoc | Open Access
Hunziker, M., Sigurdsson, B. D., Halldorsson, G., Schwanghart, W. and Kuhn, N. (2014) “Biomass allometries and coarse root biomass distribution of mountain birch in southern Iceland”, Icelandic agricultural sciences, Vol. 27, pp. 111–125.   edoc
Caviezel, C., Hunziker, M., Schaffner, M. and Kuhn, N. J. (2014) “Soil–vegetation interaction on slopes with bush encroachment in the central Alps – adapting slope stability measurements to shifting process domains”, Earth surface processes and landforms. Interscience-Wiley, Vol. 39, H. 4 , S. 509–521. doi: 10.1002/esp.3513.   edoc
Greenwood, P. and Kuhn, N. J. (2014) “Does the invasive plant, Impatiens glandulifera, promote soil erosion along the riparian zone? : An investigation on a small watercourse in northwest Switzerland”, Journal of soils and sediments. Springer, Vol. 14, H. 3, pp. 637–650. doi: 10.1007/s11368-013-0825-9.   edoc
Hoffmann, U., Hoffmann, T., Johnson, E. and Kuhn, N. (2014) “Assessment of variability and uncertainty of soil organic carbon in a mountainous boreal forest (Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta)”, Catena. Elsevier, Vol. 113 , S. 107–121.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J. (2013) “Assessing lateral organic Carbon movement in small agricultural catchments”, in Graf, C. (ed.) Mattertal - ein Tal in Bewegung. Publikation zur Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Geomorphologischen Gesellschaft 29. Juni - 1. Juli 2011, St. Niklaus. Birmensdorf, Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL. 151-164. Birmensdorf: WSL, pp. 151–164.   edoc
Greenwood, P., Fister, W., Kinnell, P. I. A., Rüegg, H. .-R. and Kuhn, N. J. (2013) “Developing and testing a precision erosion measurement facility for elucidating mobilization mechanisms in shallow-flow conditions”, in Desertification and land degradation : processes and mitigation. [Ghent]: Ghent University. UNESCO Chair of Eremology, pp. 105–111.   edoc
Yao, Y., Zhang, E., Kuhn, N. J., Jones, R., Langdon, P., Shen, J. and Greenwood, P. (2013) “Sediment provenence in the Shudu lake basin, northwest Yunnan province, China, as revealed by composite fingerprinting”, Die Erde. Gesellschaft für Erdkunde, Vol. 144, H. 1, pp. 17–29. doi: 10.12854/erde-144-2.   edoc
Hu, Y., Fister, W. and Kuhn, N. J. (2013) “Temporal variation of SOC enrichment from interrill erosion over prolonged rainfall simulations”, Agriculture. MDPI, Vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 726–740. doi: 10.3390/agriculture3040726.   edoc | Open Access
Hu, Y., Fister, W., Rüegg, H. .-P., Kinnell, P. I. A. and Kuhn, N. J. (2013) “Section 1.1.1: The use of equivalent quarz size and settling tube apparatus to fractionate soil aggregates by settling velocity”, in Geomorphological Techniques. London: British Society for Geomorphology.   edoc | Open Access
Hikel, H., Yair, A., Schwanghart, W., Hoffmann, U., Straehl, S. and Kuhn, N. J. (2013) “Experimental investigation of soil ecohydrology on rocky desert slopes in the Negev Highlands, Israel”, Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Supplementbände. Neue Folge, Vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 39–58.   edoc
Yair, A., Bryan, R. B., Lavee, H., Schwanghart, W. and Kuhn, N. J. (2013) “The resilience of a badland area to climate change in an arid environment”, Catena. Elsevier, Vol. 106, pp. 12–21.   edoc
Fister, W., Heckrath, G., Greenwood, P. and Kuhn, N. J. (2013) “Erodibility of biochar from a sandy soil in Denmark”, in Extended abstracts : UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference. UNCCD, pp. 249–253. Available at: http://2sc.unccd.int/fileadmin/unccd/upload/documents/Extended_Abstracts.pdf.   edoc
Iserloh, T., Ries, J. B., Cerdá, A., Echeverría, M. T., Fister, W., Geißler, C., Kuhn, N. J., León, F. J., Peters, P., Schindewolf, M., Schmidt, J., Scholten, T. and Seeger, M. (2013) “Comparative measurements with seven rainfall simulators on uniform bare fallow land”, Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Supplementbände. Neue Folge. Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, 57(1), pp. 11–26. doi: 10.1127/0372-8854/2012/S-00085.   edoc
Iserloh, T., Fister, W., Marzen, M., Seeger, M., Kuhn, N. J. and Ries, J. B. (2013) “The role of wind-driven rain for soil erosion – an experimental approach”, Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Supplementbände. Neue Folge. Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, 57(1), pp. 193–201. doi: 10.1127/0372-8854/2012/S-00118.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J. and Armstrong, E. K. (2012) “Erosion of organic matter from sandy soils : solving the mass balance”, Catena. Elsevier, Vol. 98, pp. 87–95.   edoc
Hoffmann, U., Yair, A., Hikel, H. and Kuhn, N. J. (2012) “Soil organic carbon in the rocky desert of northern Negev (Israel)”, Journal of soils and sediments. Springer, Vol. 12, H. 6, pp. 811–825. doi: 10.1007/s11368-012-0499-8.   edoc
Caviezel, C. and Kuhn, N. J. (2012) “Causes of Temporal Variations in Mass Wasting Occurrence in the Ursern Valley, Switzerland”, Geoöko. Geoöko-Verl, Vol. 33, H. 1-2, pp. 89–109.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J., Armstrong, E. K., Ling, A. C., Connolly, K. L. and Heckrath, G. (2012) “Interrill erosion of carbon and phosphorus from conventionally and organically farmed Devon silt soils”, Catena. Elsevier, Vol. 91, pp. 94–104. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2010.10.002.   edoc
Anderson, K., Croft, H., Milton, E. J. and Kuhn, N. J. (2012) “A simple spectro-goniometer for collection of multiple view angle reflectance factors”, Remote Sensing Letters. Taylor & Francis, Vol. 3, H. 2, pp. 131–140. doi: 10.1080/01431161.2010.543181.   edoc
Habermann, I. and Kuhn, N. (2011) “Sustainable Fictions – Geographical, Literary and Cultural Intersections in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings”, The Cartographic Journal. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 48(4), pp. 263–273. doi: 10.1179/1743277411Y.0000000024.   edoc
Kuhn, N., Schütt, B. and Baumhauer, R. (2011) “Managing the impact of Climate Change on the Hydrology of the Gallocanta Basin, NE-Spain”, Journal of environmental management. Academic Press, Vol. 92, pp. 275–283. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2009.08.023.   edoc
Caviezel, C., Kuhn, N. J. and Meusburger, K. (2010) “Applicability of Alp Inspection Reports for the Reconstruction of Land-Use and Mass Wasting History in the Ursern Valley, Switzerland”, Die Erde. Gesellschaft für Erdkunde, Vol. 141, H. 4, pp. 301–319.   edoc
Bai, Y., He, J., Li, H., Wang, Q. J., Chen, H., Kuhn, N. J., Hikel, H., Chen, F. and Gong, Y. S. (2010) “Soil structure and crop performance after 10 years of controlled traffic and traditional tillage cropping in the dryland Loess Plateau in China”, Soil science. Williams and Wilkins, Vol. 174, H. 2, pp. 113–119.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J. (2010) “Rainfall Simulation Experiments on Crusting and Interrill Sediment Organic Matter Content on a Silt Loam from Devon”, Die Erde. Gesellschaft für Erdkunde, Vol. 141, H. 4, pp. 283–300.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J. and Fister, W. (2010) “Einbeziehung der Abfolge von Niederschlag und Austrocknung in die Bestimmung der Bodenerodibilität”, Regio Basiliensis. Wepf, 51(2), pp. 113–119.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J. (2010) “Erosion and climate”, Nature Geoscience. Nature Publ. Group, Vol. 3, p. 738.   edoc
Schwanghart, W. and Kuhn, N. J. (2010) “TopoToolbox : a set of Matlab functions for topographic analysis”, Environmental modelling and software. Elsevier, Vol. 25, pp. 770–781. doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.12.002.   edoc
Croft, H., Anderson, K. and Kuhn, N. J. (2009) “Characterising soil surface roughness using a combined structural and spectral approach”, European journal of soil science. Blackwell Science, Vol. 60, H. 3, pp. 431–442. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2389.2009.01129.x.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J. and Beising, E. (2009) “Umweltwandel und Naturgefahren - Landschaftssystemanalyse in Forschung und Anwendung.”   edoc
Schwanghart, W., Frechen, M., Kuhn, N. J. and Schütt, B. (2009) “Holocene environmental changes in the Ugii Nuur basin, Mongolia”, Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology. Elsevier, Vol. 279, issues 3-4, pp. 160–171. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.05.007.   edoc
Kuhn, N. J., Hoffmann, T., Schwanghart, W. and Dotterweich, M. (2009) “Agricultural soil erosion and global carbon cycle : controversy over?”, Earth surface processes and landforms. Interscience-Wiley, Vol. 34, pp. 1033–1038. doi: 10.1002/esp.1796.   edoc
Anderson, K. and Kuhn, N. J. (2008) “Variations in soil structure and reflectance during a controlled crusting experiment”, International journal of remote sensing. Taylor and Francis, Vol. 29, H. 12, pp. 3457–3475. doi: 10.1080/01431160701767435.   edoc
Wang, X., Gao, H., Tullberg, J. N., Li, H., Kuhn, N., Mchugh, A. D. and Li, Y. (2008) “Traffic and tillage effects on runoff and soil loss on the Loess Plateau of northern China”, Australian journal of soil research. CSIRO, Vol. 46, H. 8, pp. 667–675.   edoc
Qingjie Wang, Y. B., Huanwen Gao, J. H., Hao Chen, C., R. C., K. and N. J., H. L. (2008) “Soil chemical properties and microbial biomass after 16 years of no-tillage farming on the Loess Plateau, China”, Geoderma. Elsevier, Vol. 144, H. 3-4, pp. 502–508.   edoc
Pilditch, C. A., Widdows, J., Kuhn, N. J., Pope, N. D. and Brinsley, M. D. (2008) “Effects of low tide rainfall on the erodibility of intertidal cohesive sediments”, Continental shelf research. Elsevier, Vol. 28, H. 14, pp. 1854–1865.   edoc
Schwanghart, W., Beck, J. and Kuhn, N. J. (2008) “Measuring population densities in a heterogeneous world”, Global ecology and biogeography. Blackwell Scientific Publ, Vol. 17, pp. 566–568. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2008.00390.x.   edoc
He, J., Kuhn, N. J., Li, H., Zhang, X. and Li, W. (2007) “Soil loosening on permanent raised-beds in arid northwest China”, Soil and tillage research. Elsevier, Vol. 97, H. 2, pp. 172–183.   edoc
He, J., Li, H., Wang, X., McHugh, A. D., Li, W., Gao, H. and Kuhn, N. J. (2007) “The adoption of annual subsoiling as conservation tillage in dryland maize and wheat cultivation in northern China”, Soil and tillage research. Elsevier, Vol. 94, H. 2, pp. 493–502. doi: 10.1016/j.still.2006.10.005.   edoc