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Publications 1992 2019

2019

Response of Soil Surface Respiration to Storm and Ips typographus (L.) Disturbance in Boreal Norway Spruce Stands

Kosunen, M., Lyytikaeinen-Saarenmaa, P., Ojanen, P., Blomqvist, M. & Starr, M., Apr 2019, In : Forests. 10, 4, 16 p., 307.

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2018

Changes in soil hydraulic properties, soil moisture and water balance in Acacia senegal plantations of varying age in Sudan

Abaker, W. E., Berninger, F. & Starr, M., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 150, p. 42-53 12 p.

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Linkages between soil carbon, soil fertility and nitrogen fixation in Acacia senegal plantations of varying age in Sudan

Abaker, W., Berninger, F., Saiz, G., Pumpanen, J. & Starr, M. R., 10 Jul 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, 22 p., e5232.

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The roles of competition and climate in tree growth variation in northern boreal old-growth forests

Aakala, T., Berninger, F. & Starr, M., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 29, 6, p. 1040-1051 12 p.

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2017

Effects of Acacia seyal and biochar on soil properties and sorghum yield in agroforestry systems in South Sudan

Deng, B., Tammeorg, P., Luukkanen, O., Helenius, J. & Starr, M., Feb 2017, In : Agroforestry Systems. 91, 1, p. 137-148 12 p.

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2016

Contribution of Acacia senegal to biomass and soil carbon in plantations of varying age in Sudan

Abaker, W. E., Berninger, F., Saiz, G., Braojos, V. & Starr, M., 15 May 2016, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 368, p. 71-80 10 p.

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Fine root dynamics in Slovenian beech forests in relation to soil temperature and water availability

Zeleznik, P., Vilhar, U., Starr, M., de Groot, M. & Kraigher, H., Apr 2016, In : Trees : Structure and Function. 30, 2, p. 375-384 10 p.

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Impacts of forest harvesting on mobilization of Hg and MeHg in drained peatland forests on black schist or felsic bedrock

Ukonmaanaho, L., Starr, M., Kantola, M., Lauren, A., Piispanen, J., Pietilä, H., Peramaki, P., Merila, P., Fritze, H., Tuomivirta, T., Heikkinen, J., Makinen, J. & Nieminen, T. M., Apr 2016, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 188, 4, 22 p., 228.

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2015

Biomass and soil carbon stocks of indigenous agroforestry systems on the south-eastern Rift Valley escarpment, Ethiopia

Negash, M. & Starr, M. R., Aug 2015, In : Plant and Soil. 393, 1-2, p. 95-107 13 p.

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Changes in forest floor and mineral soil carbon and nitrogen stocks in a boreal forest after clear-cutting and mechanical site preparation

Piirainen, S., Finer, L. & Starr, M., Jul 2015, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 66, 4, p. 735-743 9 p.

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Concentrations and quality of DOC along the terrestrial-aquatic continuum in a boreal forested catchment

Rasilo, T., Ojala, A., Huotari, J., Starr, M. & Pumpanen, J., 2015, In : Freshwater Science. 34, 2, p. 440-455 16 p.

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Determination of low methyl mercury concentrations in peat soil samples by isotope dilution GC-ICP-MS using distillation and solvent extraction methods

Pietila, H., Peramaki, P., Piispanen, J., Starr, M., Nieminen, T., Kantola, M. & Ukonmaanaho, L., Apr 2015, In : Chemosphere. 124, p. 47-53 7 p.

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Influence of topographic aspect on floristic diversity, structure and treeline of afromontane cloud forests in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia

Yirdaw, E., Starr, M. R., Tesemma, M. & Yimer, F., 2015, In : Journal of forestry research. 26, 4, p. 919-931 13 p.

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Water balance of the Sudanese savannah woodland region

Starr, M. & Alam, S. A., 2015, In : Hydrological Sciences Journal. 60, 4, p. 706-722 17 p.

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2014

Determination of methyl mercury in humic-rich natural water samples using N-2-distillation with isotope dilution and on-line purge and trap GC-ICP-MS

Pietila, H., Peramaki, P., Piispanen, J., Majuri, L., Starr, M., Nieminen, T., Kantola, M. & Ukonmaanaho, L., 2014, In : Microchemical Journal. 112, p. 113-118 6 p.

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Effects of changing climate on the hydrology of a boreal catchment and lake DOC - probabilistic assessment of a dynamic model chain

Holmberg, M., Futter, M. N., Kotamaki, N., Fronzek, S., Forsius, M., Kiuru, P., Pirttioja, N., Rasmus, K., Starr, M. & Vuorenmaa, J., 2014, In : Boreal Environment Research. 19, p. 66-82 17 p.

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Leaching of Dissolved Organic Carbon and Trace Elements After Stem-Only and Whole-Tree Clear-cut on Boreal Peatland

Kiikkila, O., Nieminen, T. M., Starr, M., Makila, M., Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. & Ukonmaanaho, L., 2014, In : Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 225, 2, 11 p., 1767.

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Long-term changes in acidity and DOC in throughfall and soil water in Finnish forests

Ukonmaanaho, L., Starr, M., Lindroos, A-J. & Nieminen, T. M., 2014, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 186, 11, p. 7733-7752 20 p.

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Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Carbon, and Suspended Solids Loads from Forest Clear-Cutting and Site Preparation: Long-Term Paired Catchment Studies from Eastern Finland

Palviainen, M., Finer, L., Lauren, A., Launiainen, S., Piirainen, S., Mattsson, T. & Starr, M., 2014, In : Ambio. 43, 2, p. 218-233 16 p.

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Weathering release rates of base cations from soils within a boreal forested catchment: variation and comparison to deposition, litterfall and leaching fluxes

Starr, M., Lindroos, A-J. & Ukonmaanaho, L., 2014, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 72, 12, p. 5101-5111 11 p.

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Allometric equations for estimating aboveground biomass of Coffea arabica L. grown in the Rift Valley escarpment of Ethiopia

Negash, M., Starr, M., Kanninen, M. & Berhe, L., 2013, In : Agroforestry Systems. 87, 4, p. 953–966 14 p.

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Drought effect on methane, nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide dynamics along boreal forest-mire ecotone.

Ťupek, B., Minkkinen, K., Kolari, P., Vesala, T., Starr, M., Pumpanen, J., Berninger, F. & Nikinmaa, E., 2013, Proceedings of European Geophysical Union 2013.

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Iron concentrations are increasing in surface waters from forested headwater catchments in Eastern Finland.

Sarkkola, S., Nieminen, M., Koivusalo, H., Laurén, A., Kortelainen, P., Mattsson, T., Palviainen, M., Piirainen, S., Starr, M. & Finér, L., 2013, In : Science of the Total Environment. 463-464, p. 683-689 7 p.

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Long-term effects of clear-cutting and site preparation on carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and suspended solids export to boreal first order streams

Palviainen, M., Finér, L., Laurén, A., Launiainen, S., Piirainen, S., Mattsson, T. & Starr, M., 2013, In : Geophysical Research Abstracts. 15, 1 p., EGU2013-8717.

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Tree biomass and soil carbon stocks in indigenous forests in comparison to plantations of exotic species in the Taita Hills of Kenya

Omoro, L. M. A., Starr, M. & Pellikka, P. K. E., 2013, In : Silva Fennica. 47, 2, 18 p., 935.

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Tree biomass and soil organic carbon densities across the Sudanese woodland savannah: a regional carbon sequestration study

Alam, S. A., Starr, M. & Clark, B., 2013, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 89, p. 67-76 10 p.

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2012

Development and optimization of a method for detecting low mercury concentrations in humic-rich natural water samples using a CV-ICP-MS technique

Pyhtilä, H., Perämäki, P., Niemelä, M., Suoranta, T., Starr, M., Nieminen, T., Kantola, M. & Ukonmaanaho, L., 2012, In : Microchemical Journal. 103, p. 165–169 5 p.

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DOC flux in a boreal forested catchment

Rasilo, T., Starr, M., Ojala, A. & Pumpanen, J., 2012, Proceedings of the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Atmospheric Composition and Climate Change ACCC Annual Meeting 9.–10.1.2012. Kulmala, M., Lauri, A., Brus, M. & Nieminen, T. (eds.). Helsinki: Finnish Association for Aerosol Research, p. 60 1 p. (Report Series in Aerosol Science; no. 129).

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Hot moments and hot spots of CO2 dynamics along the boreal forest and mire ecotone

Tupek, B., Minkkinen, K., Kolari, P., Starr, M., Pulkkinen, M., Alm, J., Laine, J. & Nikinmaa, E., 2012, Proceedings of the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Atmospheric Composition and Climate Change ACCC. Helsinki, Vol. 129. p. 70 1 p. (Report series in aerosol science; no. 129).

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Impacts of climate change on savannah woodland biomass C density and water-use: a modelling study of the Sudanese gum belt region

Alam, S. A. & Starr, M., 2012, BIOGEOMON 2012-7th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior. Fernandez, I. J., Norton, S. A. & Wilson, T. A. (eds.). The University of Maine and Villanova University, 40 p.

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Impacts of forest post thinning residues on soil chemistry, fauna and roots: Implications of residue removal in Finland

Dighton, J., Helmisaari, H-S., Maghirang, M., Smith, S., Malcolm, K., Johnson, W., Quast, L., Lallier, B., Gray, D., Setälä, H. M., Starr, M., Luiro, J. & Kukkola, M., 2012, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 60, p. 16-22 7 p.

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Trends in concentrations and export of nitrogen in boreal forest streams

Sarkkola, S., Nieminen, M., Koivusalo, H., Laurén, A., Kortelainen, P., Mattsson, T., Palviainen, M., Piirainen, S., Starr, M. & Finér, L., 2012, In : Boreal Environment Research. 17, p. 85-101 17 p.

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Water Balance of savannah woodlands: A modelling study of the Sudanese gum belt region

Alam, S. A. & Starr, M., 2012, Forests and Trees: Serving the People of Africa and the World: IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress & ITTO/AFF Forest Policy Day. Kenya Forestry Research Institute, 202 p.

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2011

CO2 anomalies along forest and mire hydrological ecotone

Tupek, B., Minkkinen, K., Kolari, P., Starr, M., Alm, J., Vesala, T., Pumpanen, J., Pulkkinen, M., Laine, J. & Nikinmaa, E., 2011, Proceedings of the Finnish Center of Excellence and Graduate School in 'Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Meteorology ofAtmospheric Composition and Climate Change'. p. 383-387 5 p. (Report series in aerosol science; vol. 126).

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DOC concentration and quality in the riparian zone of a forested boreal catchment

Rasilo, T., Ojala, A., Starr, M. & Pumpanen, J., 2011, Proceedings of the Finnish Center of Excellence and Graduate School in 'Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Meteorology ofAtmospheric Composition and Climate Change' Annual Workshop 18.–20.5.2011. Kulmala, M., Bäck, J., Lappalainen, H. K. & Nieminen, T. (eds.). Helsinki: Finnish Assosiation for Aerosol Research, p. 334-338 5 p. (REPORT SERIES IN AEROSOL SCIENCE; no. 126).

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Integrated Monitoring in Sweden

Starr, M., 2011, In : Ambio. 40, 8, p. 833-833 1 p.

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Relationships between native tree species and soil properties in the indigenous forest fragments of the Eastern Arc Mountains of theTaita Hills, Kenya

Omoro, L. M. A., Laiho, R., Starr, M. & Pellikka, P., 2011, In : Forestry studies in China.. 13(3), p. 198-210 12 p.

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2010

Impacts of climate on water-use and water-use efficiency of woodlands in the Sudanese Sahel region: a modelling study

Alam, S. A. & Starr, M., 2010, International Climate Change Adaptation Conference: Climate Adaptation Futures: Preparing for the unavoidable impacts of climate change. NCCARF (National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility) and CSIRO, p. 66

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Modelling drainage fluxes in managed and natural forests in the Dinaric karst: a model comparison study

Vilhar, U., Starr, M., Katzensteiner, K., Simoncic, P., Kajfez-Bogataj, L. & Diaci, J., 2010, In : European Journal of Forest Research. 129, p. 729-740 12 p.

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2009

6th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour BIOGEOMON 2009: Conference Programme & Abstracts.

Ukonmaanaho, L., Nieminen, T. M. & Starr, M., 2009, Vantaa: The Finnish Forest Research Institute. 522 p. (Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute; no. 128)

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A long-term simulation of the effects of acidic deposition and climate change on surface water dissolved organic carbon concentrations in a boreal catchment

Futter, M. N., Forsius, M., Holmberg, M. & Starr, M., 2009, In : Hydrology research. 40, 2/3, p. 291-305 15 p.

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Carbon sequestration and water-use by forested areas across the Sudanese gum belt

Alam, S. A. & Starr, M., 2009, Agroforestry-The Future of Global Land Use: World Congress of Agroforestry 2009. World Agroforestry Centre, 432 p.

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Carbon sequestration and water-use of agroforestry systems across the Sudanese gum belt

Alam, S. A., Starr, M. & Nikinmaa, E., 2009, Proceedings of the Finnish Center of Excellence and Graduate School in “Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Meteorology of Atmospheric Composition and Climate Change” Annual Workshop 27.–29.4.2009 . Kulmala, M., Bäck, J., Nieminen, T. & Lauri, A. (eds.). Helsinki: Finnish Association for Aerosol Research, p. 58-63 6 p. (Report series in aerosol science; no. 102).

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