Juri P.

Juri Palmtag


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Works at Department of Physical Geography
Telephone 08-16 47 80
Visiting address Svante Arrhenius väg 8
Room T216
Postal address Inst för naturgeografi 106 91 Stockholm




My research amphasis is to investigate the total storage, landscape and soil horizon partitioning and potential decomposability of soil organic matter in permafrost affected soils. The study combines field and laboratory analysis with remote sensing and GIS applications.





Čapek, P., Manzoni, S., Kaštovská, E., Wild, B., Diáková, K., Bárta, J., Schnecker, J., Biasi, C., Martikainen, P.J., Alves, RJE., Guggenberger, G., Gentsch, N., Hugelius, G., Palmtag, J., Mikutta, R., Shibistova, O., Urich, T., Schleper, C., Richter A. & Šantrůčková, H., 2018. A plant–microbe interaction framework explaining nutrient effects on primary production, Nature Ecology & Evolution.


Palmtag, J., Palmtag, J., Cable, S., Christiansen, H. H., Hugelius, G., and Kuhry, P., 2018. Landform partitioning and estimates of deep storage of soil organic matter in Zackenberg, Greenland, The Cryosphere, 12, 1735-1744,


Palmtag, J. and Kuhry, P., 2018. Grain size controls on cryoturbation and soil organic carbon density in permafrost‐affected soils. Permafrost and Periglac Process.;29:112–120.


Šantrůčkováa, H., Kotasa, P., Bártaa, J., Urich, T., Čapeka, P., Palmtag, J., Alves, RJE., Biasi, C., Diáková, K., Gentsch, N., Gittel, A., Guggenbeger, G., Hugelius, G., Lashchinsky, N., Martikainen, PJ., Mikutta, R., Schleper, C., Schnecker, J., Schwab, C., Shibistova, Ol, Wild, B. and Richter, A., 2017. Significance of dark CO2 fixation in arctic soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 19, 11-21.


Muster, S., Roth, K., Langer, M., Lange, S., Cresto Aleina, F., Morgenstern, A., Grosse, G., Jones, B., Sannel, B., Sjöberg, Y., Günther, F., Andresen, C., Veremeeva, A., Bouchard, F., Lara, M., Fortier, D., Charbonneau, S., Virtanen, T., Hugelius, G., Palmtag, J., Siewert, M., Riley, W., Koven, C., Boike, J. PeRL: A Circum-Arctic Permafrost Region Pond and Lake Database. Earth System Science Data, 9, 317-348.,2017.


Palmtag, J., Ramage, J., Hugelius, G., Gentsch, N., Lashchinskiy, N., Richter, A. and Kuhry, P.: Controls on the storage of organic carbon in permafrost soil in northern Siberia. European Journal of Soil Science, Vol. 67, pp. 478–491. doi: 10.1111/ejss.12357.


Bartsch, A., Widhalm, B., Kuhry, P., Hugelius, G., Palmtag, J., Sievert, M., 2016. Can C-Band SAR be used to estimate soil organic carbon storage in tundra? Biogeosciences, 13, 5453–5470, doi:10.5194/bg-13-5453-2016


Wild, B., Gentsch N., Čapek, P., Diáková, K., Alves, RJE., Bárta, J., Gittel, A., Hugelius, G., Knoltsch, A., Kuhry, P., Lashchinskiy, N., Mikutta R., Palmtag, J., Schleper, C., Schnecker, J., Shibistova, O., Takriti, M., Torsvik, VL., Urich, T., Watzka, M., Šantrůčková, H., Guggenberger G., Richter, A., 2016. Plant-derived compounds stimulate the decomposition of organic matter in arctic permafrost soils. Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 25607, doi:10.1038/srep25607.


Čapek, P., Diáková, K., Dickopp, J-E., Bárta, J., Wild, B., Schnecker, J., Alves, RJE., Aiglsdorfer, S., Guggenberger, G., Gentsch, N., Hugelius, G., Lashchinsky, N., Gittel, A., Schleper, C., Mikutta, R., Palmtag, J., Shibistova, O., Urich, T., Richter, A., Šantrůčková, H., 2015: The effect of warming on the vulnerability of subducted organic carbon in arctic soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 90, 19-29. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.07.013


Gentsch, N., Mikutta, R., Alves, R. J. E., Barta, J., Čapek, P., Gittel, A., Hugelius, G., Kuhry, P., Lashchinskiy, N., Palmtag, J., Richter, A., Šantrůčková, H., Schnecker, J., Shibistova, O., Urich, T., Wild, B., and Guggenberger, G., 2015: Storage and transformation of organic matter fractions in cryoturbated permafrost soils across the Siberian Arctic, Biogeosciences Discuss., 12, 2697-2743, doi:10.5194/bgd-12-2697-2015.


Palmtag, J., Hugelius, G., Lashchinskiy, N., Tamstorf, M. P., Richter, A., Elberling, B. and Kuhry, P., 2015: Storage, landscape distribution and burial history of soil organic matter in contrasting areas of continuous permafrost. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2015, pp. 71–88,


Hugelius, G., Strauss, J., Zubrzycki, S., Harden, J. W., Schuur, E. A. G., Ping, C.-L., Schirrmeister, L., Grosse, G., Michaelson, G. J., Koven, C. D., O'Donnell, J. A., Elberling, B., Mishra, U., Camill, P Yu, Z., Palmtag, J. and Kuhry, P., 2014: Estimated stocks of circumpolar permafrost carbon with quantified uncertainty ranges and identified data gaps. Biogeosciences, 11, 6573-6593.


Hugelius, G., Bockheim, J. G., Camill, P., Elberling, B., Grosse,G., Harden, J. W., Johnson, K., Jorgenson, T., Koven, C. D., Kuhry, P., Michaelson, G., Mishra, U., Palmtag, J., Ping, C.-L., O’Donnell, J., Schirrmeister, L., Schuur, E. A. G., Sheng, Y., Smith, L. C., Strauss, J. and Yu, Z., 2013: A new data set for estimating organic carbon storage to 3 m depth in soils of the northern circumpolar permafrost region, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 393–402, doi:10.5194/essd-5-393-2013.



Last updated: October 12, 2018

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